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        Framed Display! Gen. Sherman writes to financier J. Pierpont Morgan that he will be unable to attend his banquet because of the forthcoming celebrations of <i>?the Centennial of Philadelphia ??</i> ? the 100th anniversary of the Signing of the Declaration of Independence!

      Autograph Letter Signed ?W.T. Sherman / General,? 2 pages, 5? x 8? (visible). On stationery headed ?Headquarters Army of the United States / St. Louis.? Sherman has crossed out ?St. Louis? replacing it with ?Washington D.C.,? April 22, 1876. To financier J. Pierpont Morgan, Elliot C. Cowden, & others, Committee. Signature page of letter is visible on verso of frame. Matted with a full length engraving of Gen. Sherman and a biographical plaque. Framed to 20.5? x 23?. In apparent fine condition. In full ?Gentlemen, Since receiving your kind invitation to the Annual Banquet of the Chamber of Commerce at Delmonico?s May 4, I have been to St. Louis and Chicago which will explain the cause of my silence. I appreciate the honor of the invitation, but owing to the many calls by the Centennial of Philadelphia in all May, I fear I will not be able to be present at New York on the 4th proxo., and beg you will excuse me. With great respect ...? A

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        The Theory of Color in its Relation to Art and Art-Industry.

      Boston L. Prang 1876 - Octavo. xxxiii, 274pp., + thirteen plates. American edition, revised and enlarged by the author. With an introduction by Edward C. Pickering, a professor of Physics at MIT. Illustrated throughout with many woodcuts, as well as the thirteen chromolithograph plates. The first plate depicts the spectra of sunlight and color pigments, and the second plate shows Bezold's versions of color wheels. Other plates illustrate the illusion of how colors appear to change when juxtaposed against other colors. Six of the plates have text printed in black on paper of various colors, with white tissue guards. When overlaid with the tissue, the black lettering appears to take on tinges of color. Bezold was a physicist and meteorologist working at the Royal Polytechnic School in Munich, and his approach to color theory was intended to be practical for artists and those working in applied arts. Many of his examples are drawn from the decorative arts throughout history, especially from textiles and ornamental mosaics. According to "A Color Bibliography" by Robert L. Herbert, published in the Yale University Library Gazette, "Bezold represents the generation beyond Maxwell and Helmholz, when the distinction between color-light and color-pigment was at last clearly understood in the scientific world." Bound in original light brown cloth, gilt-titled to spine. First signature slightly loose, some wear to spine ends, else fine. (Yale University Library Gazette 49, No. 1, July) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Memoir of Johannes Schenk, The Progenitor of the Bushwick, L.I., Family of Schenck

      Flatbush, L.I.: P.L. Schenk. 1876. First. First edition. Small quarto. 26cm. Quarter cloth and papercovered boards. xii, 83pp. (with additional unnumbered blank leaves). Illustrated with three mounted albumen photographs, facsimiles, and coats of arms in both black and white and color. Moderate wear at the extremities, very good. The author&#39;s own copy with his name printed on the front board, and with extensive notes on the interleaved blank pages. Laid in are additional notes, several clippings, a photograph, and a letter to Schenk from a relative. The family were early Dutch settlers of Bushwick in northeast Brooklyn. .

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        The American Centenary: a History of the Progress of the Republic of the United States During the First One Hundred Years of Its

      Poter & Coates, Philadelphia, PA 1876 - (full book description) Poter & Coates, Philadelphia, PA, 1876. 1st Edition VG, Hard Cover, DJ Not Issued. Size=9"x11", 617pgs(Index). 60 Tissued Plates. Original green cloth, front cover and spine laid over a later green cloth binding along with new endpapers. Has all around page end gold gilt. Foxing on back of Frontis and a 1/2" brown stain at its bottom fore-edge corner, very minor foxing specks on a few pages, tiny binding ink stamp inside rear cover, o.w. clean, bright and tight. 60 tissued covered full page etchings. Original cloth in VG condition. Front cover lightly rubbed. RARE!! 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed to [Jabez] Hogg, discussing microbiology

      London, 1876. <p>"I Was Able to Obtain Fermentation or Putrefaction with Well Marked Turbidity"</p><p>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.</p><p>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. </p><p>Bastian published important papers on aphasia (see Garrison-Morton 4622, 4629) and was the first to demonstrate "Bastian&#39;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&#39;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.</p><p>Bastian&#39;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:</p><p>"I have no doubt that your surmises would prove perfectly correct concerning a certain number of Tyndall&#39;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 . . ."</p><p>Tyndall had undertaken his experiments specifically to discredit Bastian&#39;s theories of spontaneous generation. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Dictionary of Scientific Biography. </p>

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        Michael Strogoff, From Moscow to Irkoutsk

      Frank Leslie's Publishing House New York 1876 - First American and First Edition in English. Contemporary 3/4 black leather binding, raised spine bands, marbled endpapers, gilt decoration and lettering at spine reading "Novels". The extremely scarce first English printing of this Russian set adventure novel by Verne, published first as a series in Frank Leslie's Chimney Corner (magazine) and then by the same publisher as a separate illustrated wrappers edition, 126 pages, in two parts and with two content pages. The first hardcover editions by Scribner's and Sampson Low followed months later. This is the separate wrappers edition, bound together with several other contemporary novels but without the wrappers bound in. Also included in the volume is The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins, published by Harper and Brothers in 1876, an early printing; The Laurel Bush by Dinah Maria Craik, first edition by Harper and Brothers in 1876, and others. Very Good volume, front inner hinge cracked, modest scuffing to leather. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Musée entomologique illustré. Histoire naturelle iconographique des insectes publiée par une réunion d'entomologistes français et étrangers sous la direction de J. Rothschild. Tome premier [- troisième] : Les coléoptères [- Les papillons par A. Depuiset, 2e édition, - Les insectes].

      J. Rothschild, Paris 1876 - [4]-384, viii-326-[2], viii-424 pp. (qqs piq., rouss. et bruniss.). Rare série complète de cette belle publication, totalisant plus de 1000 vignettes in texto et 122 planches hors texte gravées sur bois (complet) figurant d'innombrables spécimens, pour la plupart rehaussées et protégées de serpentes : 48 (qqs-unes fort brunies, serpentes anciennement légendées à la main), 50 (49 rehaussées, 1 en sépia placée en frontisp. et comprise dans la pagin.) & 24 (partiellement rehaussées et gommées). Le t. III concerne plus spécialement les orthoptères, névroptères, hyménoptères etc. et figure les insectes dans leur milieu naturel. Diverses mentions mss. d'appart. dont Catherine Mouturÿ du Chastel de la Howarderie, Paul Armand du Chastel de la Howarderie & André Charles. Ref. COPAC. Bn-Opale plus (t. III seul). 3 volumes. Traces d'usage, particulièrement au t. III. le 2e demi-chagrin brun par E. Schmitz à Bruxelles (papier abîmé au plat sup.), dos à 4 nerfs fleuronné doré (passé, mors frottés à fendillés), les 2 autres br. (débr., couv. abîmées, à relier), [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        MEMORIAS DE LA ASSOCIACIO CATALANISTA D'EXCURSIONS CIENTIFICAS

      Tipografía Jaume Japus. J. Thomas i Bigas - Barcelona. Holandesa. 1876-1877-1878-1879. 1880-1887-1888. 22X14. 3Vol. 2vol firmats i dedicats per Francesch Carreras Candi. 1vol, XVI+284Pág+2h. 2vol, XXIII+376Pág+1h. 3vol, XV+388Pág+1h. Raríssim. Ref 8.2 Bibliotec [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HISTORY OF CHEYENNE AND NORTHERN WYOMING EMBRACING THE GOLD FIELDS OF THE BLACK HILLS, POWDER RIVER AND BIG HORN COUNTRIES.

      Omaha: Printed at the Herald Steam Book and Job Printing House, . 1876 - 144pp. plus folding map. Original printed green wrappers, expertly rebacked in matching green paper. Wrappers a bit wrinkled, a few small tears in edges. Faint circular ink stamp on front wrapper and titlepage. Very clean internally. Very good. In a folding cloth box, spine gilt. A fundamental and very scarce work on the region, based on the author's twelve years of residence in the Rocky Mountains and on the plains. He recounts details of the settlement of Cheyenne, events in its early history, the actions of the vigilantes, the pioneer press, early commercial endeavors, etc. The thirteen terminal pages of this work comprise a business directory, including ads for the Union Pacific Railroad, stage lines, land promoters, merchants, etc. "The work is the result of personal observation and experiences in the Dakota-Wyoming country extending over a period of some twelve years on the plains and in the Rocky Mountains. Triggs set out in June of 1863 from Davenport, Iowa, as Lieutenant of the Seventh Iowa Cavalry. He accompanied the command of General Mitchell on the Sioux-Cheyenne expedition of 1864, was then assigned to duty at Fort Halleck; joined the staff of General Curtis at Fort Laramie; fought in the Indian Campaigns of '65, retiring as Captain. From that year onward he devoted himself to prospecting and exploring in the Wyoming Territory" - Eberstadt (asking $200 for a copy in 1937). Triggs produced the first directory of Laramie City in 1875. The map, drawn by W.M. Masi, covers the present state of Wyoming. As a whole, this work comprises one of the earliest and most important histories of the Wyoming-Dakota region. "Exceedingly rare" - Adams, SIX-GUNS. "Of greatest importance"- MIDLAND NOTES. AII (NEBRASKA) 443. HOWES T352, "b." ADAMS SIX- GUNS 2238. ADAMS HERD 2331. GRAFF 4192. JENNEWEIN 83. STREETER SALE 2247. EBERSTADT 109:128. SOLIDAY 885. DECKER 49:273. MIDLAND NOTES 91:530. HOLLIDAY SALE 1102.

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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

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        Together, three documents signed by Daniel Boone's sons: Manuscript Document, signed by Daniel M. Boone with two lines in his hand, 2 pp., 8vo, dated November 14, 1817 and July 5, 1819, being a document filed with the County of St. Charles listing a tally of debts for items purchased from Boone (his name appears as "Boon" within the document) accrued by Francis McDermed between June 1814 and March 1815, sworn to by Boone's clerk, John Lindsey, before Joseph Cotts, a lawyer. On the latter date, Boone acknowledges receipt of the payment in full from Hugh McDermed and signs the receipt; [and] Autograph Document, signed by Nathan Boone, 1 1/2 pages, written on a large scrap of paper, dated September 8, 1827, being a document filed with the St.

      St. Charles County, Missouri Territory, july 5, 1819, september 8, 1827 and october 30, 1876 - Daniel Boone (1734-1820), born near Reading, Pennsylvania, is known as a great pioneer and Indian fighter. His family left for North Carolina in 1750 and settled in Buffalo Lick the following year. Boone spent several years working for his father, a blacksmith and stock-raiser, and then in 1755 began his travels when he joined a North Carolina contingent in the Braddock campaign. Stories he heard from his companion, John Finley, filled him with desire for pioneering the Kentucky wilderness, but after a disastrous battle, he returned home and married Rebeccah Bryan, a neighbor. In 1767, Boone and a couple of men headed westward to explore. They returned home and that same year Finley happened by and Boone and Finley made new plans to head for Kentucky. They commenced their journey in 1769, set up camp at Station Camp Creek, and after many adventures returned home in 1771. From that point forward, Boone set out for the west on a regular basis, accompanying various parties and settlers on their journeys. He brought his family to settle in Kentucky in 1775, and was made a captain and then a major in the militia once the region became a county of Virginia. He battled the Indians, was captured by the Shawnee in 1778, but later escaped and continued to accompany new settlers into the area. Kentucky was divided into three counties the next year and Boone was made lieutenant-colonel of Fayette County and later chosen as a delegate to the legislature. Boone's skill as a pioneer far outweighed his ability to manage his affairs, for, although he had taken up many tracts of land, they had all been improperly entered and after a series of suits over a number of years, lost all of the land. He left Kentucky and settled in West Virginia, where he was appointed lieutenant-colonel of the county and later selected as its legislative delegate. Around 1789, he moved to Missouri to join his son, Daniel Morgan, where he was soon elected to public office. After Boone's wife died in 1813, he lived mostly at the home of his other son, Nathan. Boone is remembered as a great pioneer for having "the most qualities needed on the frontier-courage in a rare degree, great fortitude, an iron endurance, a mastery of woodcraft, and single expertness with the rifle. He was loyal in friendship, honest, truthful, and modest. He was one of the most respected and beloved of the nation's heroes." (DAB) (BOONE, DANIEL) 1 vols., Various sizes. . Each document folded several times, very short minor tears or chipping mostly at folds, overall very good

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        The Window; or, the Loves of the Wrens MDCCCLXVI [drop title]

      [London: Herne Shepherd, c. 1876]. Pirated edition. 12mo. 16 pp. Stitched and unopened. Custom cloth chemise and morocco-backed slipcase. Wise III, 2; OCLC 24323879 (locating one copy, UVA) . According to Wise, this pirated edition was published by Herne Shepherd and appeared before the first published edition. It is based on the text, some of which was later suppressed, of the privately printed folio edition of 1876 (" ... this pamphlet is therefore of much interest"-Wise)

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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 - 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 8vo. Together 12 pages. With original envelopes in Grant's hand

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        Bibliothèque Musicale du Théatre de l'Opéra. (7 Parties en 2 Tomes - Complet) Catalogue Historique, Chronologique, Anecdotique. [ Livré dédicacé par l'auteur - Edition originale ]

      Librairie des Bibliophiles, Jouaust 1876 - Publié sous les Auspices du Ministère de l'Instruction Publique et des Beaux-Arts et rédigé par Théodore de Lajarte, bibliothécaire attaché aux Archives de l'Opéra, avec portraits gravés à l'eau-forte par Le Rat, un des 100 exemplaires sur hollande, 6 livraisons en 2 vol. grand in-8 reliure de l'époque demi-chagrin maroquiné noir, dos à 5 nerfs, tête dorée, premières couv. de livraisons cons., date en queue, non rogné, Librairie des Bibliophiles, Jouaust, Paris, 1876 (date en couv.), 1878 (date en page de titre), 374 et 350 pp. avec 7 portraits hors texte (Lully, Campra, Rameau, Gluck, Spontini, Rossini et Meyerbeer) Edition originale. Bel envoi de l'auteur : "A Monsieur Xavier Charmes, hommage empressé de l'auteur". Rare et bel exemplaire sur papier de hollande, dédicacé par l'auteur et bien complet des 7 belles eaux-fortes, en tirage avant la lettre. Directeur au ministère de l'Instruction publique, Xavier Charmes eut notamment pour employé Guy de Maupassant (qui lui dédicacera son "Saint-Antoine"). Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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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] - Physical desc. : 4 v. : ill. , fronts. (ports. ) . , pl. , facsim. ; 22 cm. A 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. 6 Kg. 1 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Letter Signed

      Longfellow, Rosemount 1876 - Longfellow, Sam (Longfellow, Henry W). Autograph Letter Signed. 12mo., 4 pages on laid paper. A wonderful letter from the poet's brother in response to the correspondent's request for an autograph. Sam writes: "I found the autograph which you desire. I have put a leaf from the orange tree which for a great many years has lived in Mr. Longfellow's study, to go with the leaf you have from his grave." "I send you a motto for your album- Make the best of yourself and the most of your opportunities". Signed by Sam Longfellow. Clipped Henry W. Longfellow autograph & Actual orange leaf present. A truly touching & unique letter. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        THE TWO DESTINIES: A Romance

      Chatto & Windus, London 1876 - Two 8vo volumes, collating: [8], 311, [blank]; [4], 301, [blank]. In attractive full calf with original cloth covers bound into end of each volume. With half title in the first volume, none in the second (as issued). Lacking 32 page publisher's catalogue. Leather covers with minor wear at spine ends and along hinges, but solid. Internal contents are about Fine with hardly any discoloration or unattractive foxing. A scarce first, following serialization in Harper's Bazar. Collins explores the themes of intertwined spirits and supernatural visitations as he follows the ill-fated lives of two people destined for each other, but pushed apart by society. Not noted in Sadlier and apparently not auctioned during the past 30 years. Additional images available upon request. Near Fine. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        New Guinea & Polynesia. 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.

      1876 1876 - London: John Murray, 1876. Royal 8vo. Orig. blue cloth with gilt vignette to front cover. Spine gilt. (xx, 328, 32pp.). With frontispiece, 3 full-page plates, and 3 maps one of which is col. and fold. ADDED: One additional map not mentioned in table of contents, opp. pp.1. Uncut 1st ed. Spine ends slightly rubbed, otherwise fine and complete. NOTE: An important work. Moresby accurately charted the unknown coast of N.E. New Guinea, and it was his reports which led to the annexation of British New Guinea, whose seat of government is named after him.

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        Holidays in Tyrol: Klobenstein, Paneveggio and Obladis

      London: Chapman & Hall. 1876. First. First edition. 361, [5] ads pp. Folding map. Rebound with original cloth laid down on buckram. Very good. Ownership signature of George Meredith on the title page, and with a line of verse from Meredith&#39;s A Ballad of Fair Ladies in Revolt, in his hand (which differs somewhat from the published version) tipped to the front blank: "VIII. The manners of the market, honest sirs, &#39;Tis hard to cast off when you spy the wares: you flatter." A Ballad... was published in 1876 in New Quarterly Magazine, and it presented two ways in which men might respond to women&#39;s "revolt" against Victorian sexism. .

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        CONTES DE LAFONTAINE EAUX-FORTES

      ALPHONSE LEMERRE 1876 - RO30049158: 20 gravures eaux fortes en noir et blanc dans une chemise cartonnée. Manque important sur le dos, plats se détachent. Portrait de La Fontaine, état d'usage, rouseurs. Petites rousseurs sur la couverture. D'après Fragonard, Lancret, Pater, Le Mesle, Vleughels, Eisen, Boucher, Leclerc et Lorrain. Contenant : Portrait de La Fontaine, Les aveus Indiscrets, Belphégor, La Matrone d'Ephèse, L'hermite, Le paysan qui avoit offensé son seigneur, La jument du compère Pierre, Les Oyes de frères Philippe, La chose impossible, La Gageure des trois commères, Nicaise, Le magnifique, La coupe Enchantée, Le petit chien qui secoué de l'argent et des Pierreries, Les troqueurs, La fiancée du Roi de Garbe, l'anneau d'Hans carel, les deux amis, Le Mary confesseur, Le cocu battu et content. In-8 En feuillets. Etat d'usage. Couv. défraîchie. Dos abîmé. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 767-Eaux-fortes [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Eastern Persia an Account of the Journeys of the Persian Boundary Commission 1870-71-72

      London.: Macmillan.. 1876.. 2 Volumes. Volume I: The Geography with Narratives by Majors St. John, Lovett, and Euan Smith and an Introduction by Major-General Sir Fredric John Goldsmid, C.B., K.C.S.I. 3 folding coloured linen backed maps, black and white frontispiece, 1 colour plate, lviii + 443pp, appendices, index, ribbon bookmark. Volume II: The Zoology and Geology by W.T. Blanford, A.R.S.M., F.R.S. 1 folding coloured linen backed map, 18 attractive handcoloured lithographs of mammals and birds by Keulemans, 10 black and white lithographs of reptiles by Ford mainly from Southern Persia and Baluchistan, viii + 516pp, index. Ex Parliamentary library set, gilt library stamp upper covers and spines, but no other library markings, half morocco, cloth covered boards, marbled endpapers and matching edges, gilt spine with raised bands, leather is rubbed and worn at extremities, spines sunned, lightly foxed throughout, but a very sound handsome set. Narrative of the proceedings of the Persia and Baluchistan boundary commission, and the Persia and Afghanistan question of Sistan, 1870-72, for which Major-General Sir Fredric John Goldsmid was arbitrator. .

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        The Prime Minister

      Philadelphia: Porter and Coates. 1876 - First American Edition, 1876 (date is supplied, is not in book and is not called for), published simultaneously with Harper (wrappers) and with variant bindings. International Series. **This copy meets all the points listed in Walter Smith: Anthony Trollope, A Bibliography of His First American Editions, and is the same as the pictured copy in Beinecke Rare Book Library (except our condition is much better)** -- Hardcover. Condition: very good (light-color cloth cover is somewhat soiled/darkened; ownership stamp on page v. partly inked out with resultant bleedthrough). -- References: Walter E. Smith (precedes the English publication, in parts and in four volumes, by weeks, p.199). Sadleir 3204 (who also notes the Harper wrappers edition predates the English by one month). Publisher's Weekly. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Map of New York City south of 46th. St

      New York: M. Dripps, 1876. A fine example of this pocket map, with a fully-coloured inset of a copy of Thomas Kitchin&#39;s map of &#39;New York Island&#39; (originally published in the London Magazine in 1778) and interesting lists of Police Stations and sub-Post Offices, a street directory, and a key to rail road routes The title notes that the map also includes details &#39;... showing new arrangement Docks, piers and water frontage also soundings and former high water line Elevated and horse car railroad routes, traced by characters, public buildings, churches, &c. Street directory and numbers.&#39; The detail on the map is impressive, with numerous businesses, hotels, banks, theatres, etc. identified, as well as the route of the elevated railway along Greenwich Street -- the first elevated railroad in Manhattan. In the same year, Dripps also issued a two-sheet map which extended the area covered north to 135th street but was otherwise similar (the same inset Kitchin map for instance). Cf. "Checklist of Maps and Atlases relating to the city of New York in the New York Public Library" in the Bulletin of the New York Public Library, volume V (New York: 1901), p.71 ("Map ... south of 135th Street&#39;); not in Rumsey. Folding lithographic map (39 3/4 x 26 3/4 inches), hand-coloured in outline. (Small clean tears to folds, small section at foot of title excised by the publisher, replaced with identical paper and with some manuscript work added). 1p. letterpress &#39;Catalogue of M. Dripps&#39; Maps&#39; tipped onto front pastedown of cover. (Small clean tears to folds.) Unbound, as issued, within original dark brown cloth boards, blocked in blind, with title &#39;Dripps&#39; Large Map of N.Y. City&#39; blocked in gilt on upper cover.

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        THE KNIGHTS TEMPLARS. ENLARGED FROM THE RESEARCHES OF NUMEROUS AUTHORS

      William T. Anderson 1876 - Addison, C.G. THE KNIGHTS TEMPLARS. ENLARGED FROM THE RESEARCHES OF NUMEROUS AUTHORS,.THE WHOLE AFFORDING A COMPLETE HISTORY OF MASONIC KNIGHTHOOD, FROM THE ORIGIN OF THE ORDERS TO THE PRESENT TIME, ADAPTED TO THE AMERICAN SYSTEM. By Robert Macoy. NY: William T. Anderson, c1873. Revised Edition 1876. 632pp., ads., 2 color lithograph illustrations, fold-out map, numerous black and white full page illustrations and illustrations within the text. 8vo. Half-leather over marbled paper-covered boards, raised bands, gilt stamping on spine, a templar crossed stamped within each spine panel. marbled e.pages. This book came from the estate of Guy Brasford Park, 38th Governor of Missouri (1933); the book originally belonging to his father Thomas Woodson Park. On the front cover of the book is a narrow leather label stamped in gold with "T.W. Park". The back cover shows shelf-rubbing and wear along the edges, with much less rubbing on front cover, the interior is bright and clean. With the exception of the shelf-rubbing on the covers, this is a fine bright leatherbound hardcover copy [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DICTIONNAIRE DE LA LANGUE FRANCAISE. POUR LA NOMENCLATURE, POUR LA GRAMMAIRE, POUR LA SIGNIFICATION DES MOTS, POUR LA PARTIE HISTORIQUE, POUR L ETYMOLOGIE, suivi du DICTIONNAIRE ETYMOLOGIQUE DES MOTS D ORIGINE ORIENTALE (ARABE, HEBREU, PERSAN, TURC, MALAIS).

      Hachette,, Paris, 1876 - Paul-Emile LITTRE (1801-1881). En plus d etre un lexicographe celebre au point de donner son nom a l oeuvre de sa vie son DICTIONNAIRE (communement appele LE LITTRE). Paul-Emile LITTRE fut journaliste, traducteur, franc-macon et revolutionnaire. Il fut elu a l Assemblee Nationale, senateur en garda ses convictions comtiste et materialiste. A la veille de sa mort, sa famille (femme et fille) le fit convertir et il eut un enterrement catholique. 5 vol., 2628 pp. + 375 pp. (supplement) + 84 pp. (mots d origine orientale). in-folio, Reliures demi-chagrin d editeur rouge, dos a nerfs orne, plats en percaline estampee.

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        Germinie Lacerteux

      Alphonse Lemerre 1876 - - Alphonse Lemerre, Paris 1876, 9x16 cm, relié. - Nouvelle édition. Reliure à la bradel en demi percaline noisette, dos lisse orné d'un fleuron doré, date en queue, pièce de titre de chagrin noir, plats, contreplats et gardes de papier à la cuve, tête rouge, reliure de l'époque. Précieux envoi d'Edmond de Goncourt à "son ami" Théodore de Banville sur la page de faux-titre. Ex-libris armorié de Théodore de Banville, gravé par Emile Royer, encollé sur le premier contreplat. Exemplaire bien complet de son frontispice (fosse commune à Montmartre, par J.G., 1863). Légers frottements sur les coiffes, une discrète pliure courant au niveau de l'envoi sur la page de faux-titre, exemplaire exempt de rousseur. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        LA CACCIA. GIORNALE ILLUSTRATO DELLO SPORT ITALIANO

      Piazza del Duomo, 25 poi Piazza S. Carlo, 2 1876 DAL NUMERO DI SAGGIO (12 FEBBRAIO 1876) AL NUMERO 91 (15 DICEMBRE 1879). 4 VOLUMI IN - FOLIO LEGATI ASSIEME IN TELA CON ANGOLI IN PELLE. COMPLESSIVE 749 PP. CON INNUMEREVOLI ILLUSTRAZIONI, ANCHE A PIENA PAGINA, DI SCENE VENATORIE, SELVAGGINA, UCCELLI, CANI, PESCA, CAVALLI, ARMI, E TANT' ALTRO. RACCOLTA PROBABILMENTE COMPLETA DI QUESTO MAGNIFICO PERIODICO BIMESTRALE A NUMERAZIONE CONTINUA. LA SUA RARITÀ È ECCEZIONALE: MANCA ALLA BIBLIOGRAFIA DEL CERESOLI. ESEMPLARE BEN CONSERVATO.

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        HISTORIA DE LA CORONA DE ARAGON (La más antigua de que se tiene noticia) conocida generalmente con el nombre de CRONICA DE SAN JUAN DE LA PEÑA. Impresa ahora por primera vez y publicada por la Excma. Diputación Provincial de Zaragoza.

      Imp. del Hospicio, Zaragoza 1876 - Folio (30x20'5) XXIp, 252p, 2h. Pasta española, lomo con tejuelo y dorados. - Escrita en el siglo XIV, es la más antigua historia general del reino. Esta edición, a cargo del distinguido escritor aragonés D.Tomas Ximénez de Embún, es su primera impresión. 1876

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        ITALIEN. Eine Wanderung von den Alpen bis zum Aetna.

      Stoccarda 1876 - Bellissima legatura edit. in tela riccamente ornata, figure e fregi in oro ai piatti e la dorso; cm.39x29,pp 7 - 430, 87 belle tavole f.t. e 298 ill. silografiche n.t. Ottimo stato, prima edizione. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Chronik der Stadt Dessau. Von den frühesten Zeiten bis Ende 1875

      Dessau, Reißner 1876. 22 cm. 10, 845, (1) Seiten mit 2 lithographierten Tafeln von Gustav Frank, Festeinband, Halbledereinband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel - Specht, Anhalt 244 - Einzige Ausgabe. Stadtchronik mit vielen Einzelheiten, zum Beispiel: Hospitäler, Schulen, Kirchen, Innungen, Brauereien, Spiegelfabrik, Juden, Post, Jagd, Theater, Epidemien. Die Lithographien mit Ansichten von Dessau in den Jahren 1630 und 1875. Im Innendeckel radiertes Exlibris -

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        Hayes Plans His Acceptance Letter For the 1876 Republican Presidential Nomination

      - Hayes Plans His Acceptance Letter For the 1876 Republican Presidential Nomination.The 1876 Republican National Convention was held at Exposition Hall in Cincinnati, Ohio from June 14 to 16, 1876.James G. Blaine was the frontrunner and the favorite of party leaders, but he was tarnished by allegations of corruption; Oliver P. Morton, the choice of Radicals, was in ill health; Benjamin H. Bristow, the favorite of reformers, was hated by the still-popular President Grant; and Roscoe Conkling, the quintessential spoils politician, was unacceptable to reformers. As the favorite son of Ohio, Governor Rutherford B. Hayes was a true dark horse candidate. He had much in his favor, however. Both regular and reform Republicans liked him. He was a war hero, had supported Radical Reconstruction legislation and championed Negro suffrage, came from a large swing state, and his reputation for integrity was excellent. Distasteful to no one, he was the second choice among the supporters of the other leading candidates. The convention teemed with Hayes supporters, and HayesÕ cause was championed by the powerful Ohio U.S. Senator, John Sherman. When none of the major candidates could muster the votes of the majority of the delegates, Hayes became the conventionÕs compromise choice for the nomination. William A. Wheeler of New York was selected as his running mate.On June 19, Hayes wrote to Sherman expressing his thanks. ÒI trust you will never regret the important action you took in the inauguration and carrying out of the movement which resulted in my nomination. I write these few words to assure you that I appreciate and am grateful for what you did.Ó Four days later, HayesÕ diary states, ÒThe nomination has been well received. The best people, many of them heretofore dissatisfied with the Republican party, are especially hearty in my support. I must make it my constant effort to deserve this confidence.Ó That same day, he wrote a follow-up letter to Sherman discussing the nature of his to-be-written letter accepting the nomination. In it, he indicates that he is already being pressured by countervaling forces within the party to adopt their positions, that he wants to avoid getting pinned down by them, and is seeking to commit to as little as possible. Autograph Letter Signed, Columbus, Ohio, June 23, 1876, to Sherman. ÒI am very glad to get your good full letter. The next thing in order for me is my letter of acceptance. I am advised to harden by some, and to soften by others the money plank, and so on. Perhaps I would do well to approve it as it stands. I shall hardly reply to the Committee before the end of the month, or till after the 4th. If you have suggestions, you will oblige me by making them. My inclination is to say very little. The people are already organizing meetings, are ratifying, and the letter of acceptance may as well perhaps be a purely formal affair, may it not?Ó This letter, illuminating the new candidateÕs thoughts just days after his selection, is included in The Diary and Letters of Rutherford B. Hayes. We do not recall having another like it for any presidential nominee.In the end, he found it necessary to make his letter of acceptance, dated July 8, lengthier than he had hoped. In it, Hayes laid special stress on the necessity of reform in the civil service and declared his "inflexible purpose, if elevated, not to be a candidate for election to a second term," because he believed that "the restoration of the civil service to the system established by Washington, and followed by the early Presidents, can best be accomplished by an Executive who is under no temptation to use the patronage of his office to promote his own re-election." His letter also committed him to the protection of freedmenÕs rights. The presidential election of 1876 was until recently the most disputed in American history. Democrat Samuel Tilden defeated Hayes in the popular vote, and had 184 electoral votes to Hayes' 165, with 20 votes yet uncoun [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Ecclesiastical Law of the Church of England --- with Supplement to the Ecclesiastical Law of England ---- Volume II ( of Complete Two Volume Edition )

      Henry Sweet / Stevens & Sons, London / New York 1876 - This is volume two only of complete two volume set. Green cloth bound boards with 1/4 black calf leather bound spine, golden titling on the red and yellow backgront on spine, eight yellow raised rings on spine. Black calf leathered corners of hard cover boards.Very light spot of rubbing on titling background plates on spine is the only minor flaws on hard cover binding of this handsome volume. Tiny original publishers sticker on the pastedown on front board, barely visiable private stamp on the title page - the rest is clean, tight, strong very good copy with no flaws noticed at all. Volume starts with page 1075 and part IV ( DISCIPLINE OF THE CHURCH )and goes up to page 2329, followed by very extensive index ( pages 2331 to 2385. Index is followed by SUPPLEMENT TO THE ECCLESIASTICAL LAW OF THE ENGLAND BY SIR ROBERT PHILLOMORE, 85 pages long. PLEASE NOTE, BOOK ITSELF IS DATED BY 1873 YEAR OF PUBLISHING, SUPPLEMENT IS DATED 1876 YEAR OF PUBLISHING [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

      Chatto & Windus, London 1876 - "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" by Mark Twain. First edition, first printing, published on 9 June, preceding the first American edition that appeared in mid-December by about six months. Published by Chatto and Windus, Piccadilly, London, 1876. 8vo with 341 pp. Rebound in red cloth. The book is in good plus to very good minus condition. Minor to moderate wear and soiling to the red boards. The spine is sun faded with light soiling. The gilt lettering on the spine is clear and vivid. Some small stains present to the top fore-edge of the textblock but it does not seep into the text. Previous owner's signature in light pencil on the front paste-down. Slight discoloration to the edges of the paste-downs. Previous bookstore's sticker on the rear paste-down. The textblock is largely clean and bright, with some instances of light foxing. A truly rare copy of one of the greatest adventure novels of all time. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Adventures of Tom Sawyer

      American Publishing Company 1876 - First Edition, second issue. This attractive book has an important point of 1875 printed on the copyright page, and 1876 on the title page. Later editions have a later year such as 1879. The binding is exceptionally nice, with minor wear to the spine ends and corners. Besides light wear to the panels, this copy is rich in colors. The pages are in good shape with some wear and light stains. Overall, a nice copy in the original decorative binding. We buy Twain First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER ** First Edition ** COLLECTION ONLY**

      UK. Chatto & Windus 1876 - Hardcover, First Edition, published in England first. has been rebound at some time, half leather, light wear, some rubs to edges, some foxing, has a large inscription dated 1876 on inner endpaper, has a pencil sketch opposite the preface page, the preface page edge looks like its been repaired, 341 pages, pages are a bit grubby, ( see pictures ) Collection Prefered, Get in touch for an appointment to view the book [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tom Sawyer

      American Publisihing Co 1876 - First Edition. The book is in good condition with some wear to edges, spine splitting and rubbing to the panels. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, an affordable copy in the original binding with the 1876 year printed on the title page. We buy Mark Twain First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

      The American Publishing Company 1876 Hartford - first edition (variant) [Note points: ffep and blank, followed by half title with frontispiece on verso; "1876" on title with "1875" on verso; second page of Contents paginated "XII," third page "XIII;" second page of Illustrations correctly paginated "XVI;" publishers ads "Revised December 1st, 1876" followed by blank and fep] textblock good; some minor tears, a turned corner here and there, with a smudge or two; laid paper showing age; binding has been repaired; re-backed with original laid on; hinges reinforced; blue cloth and gilt covers well worn, corners rounded; darkened with age and handling, but intact; pagination ends with 274; wood engravings in text; this copy is not for the pecksniffian collector wanting to spend five figures for a mint, unopened example, never touched by human hand; BUT it has a charm of its own, having brought literary excitement to generations of readers for well more than a century; it is a warm copy, well deserving of being read again--and a place on a budget-minded collector's shelf; [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER

      HARTFORD, CT THE AMERICAN PUBLISHING CO. PUB 1876. - VERY GOOD+ WITHOUT D.J. THIS IS A 1899 REPRINT IN THE ORIGINAL FORMAT AS ORIGINAL EDITION WITH FRONTISPIECE AND 159 VIGNETTES IN TEXT. ORIGINAL BLUE CLOTH COVERED BOARDS STAMPED IN GILT AND BLACK, TITLES AND DECORATIONS, TO THE SPINE AND COVERS WITH CREAM COLORED ENDPAPERS. BOOK HAS SOME MODEST SOIL, A RUBBED SPOT ON THE FRONT COVER, SOME LIGHT RUB ON THE REAR COVER, SPINE HEEL CHIPPED AND NICELY REPAIRED, SPINE SLIGHTLY DARKENED, SPINE GILT ALSO SLIGHTLY DULLED, AND MODERATE SOILING THROUGHOUT THE TEXT (ORIGINAL OWNER WAS APPARENTLY A PIPE SMOKER) AN EXCELLENT WELL PRESERVED AND TIGHT COPY OF THIS ATTRACTIVE HIGHLIGHT OF AMERICAN NINETEENTH CENTURY LITERATURE. Binding is HARDCOVER. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

      The American Publishing Company 1876 - rebound in blue cloth, corners bumped, really a reading copy but intact rare copy of arguably the best American novel.Ist edition, 2nd issue, printed same day, frontis on back of half title. original spine is missing, replaced with blue cloth during the rebinding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed ("R. F. Burton").

      Trieste, Consulate, 16. X. 1876. - 3 pp. Small 8vo. To the publisher and author George Bentley (1828-95), complaining that his "letter has certainly miscarried. I accept the conditions provided we print at once [.]". He asks for an "agreement to settle at the end of six months or a year and to allow me a dozen copies for friends. Could we manage to print without destroying the two old volumes. Of course you can take them to pieces and I will have them rebound when you have done with them [.]". He continues, "For corrections a single revise will suffice. Kindly let me have proofs in duplicate accompanied by the manuscript - which saves time [.]." He asks his opinion on illustration, and repeats that he has sketches and photographs suggesting that "perhaps the best way would be to prefix one to each volume, say Sir Charles Napier to vol. I and the photo of a Sindi girl to vol. 2 [.]". He offers to send them off at once if it suits.

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        LES INSTRUMENTS A ARCHET: LES FESEURS, LES JOUEURS D'INSTRUMENTS. LEUR HISTOIRE SUR LE CONTINENT EUROPEEN. SUIVI D'UN CATALOGUE GENERAL DE LA MUSIQUE DE CHAMBRE

      J. Claye 1876-78, Paris - Three volumes. Quarto. [iv], xvi, 357p; [iv], vi, 383p; [iv], vi, 160p, cxxvii. Illustrated with 122 engraved plates by Frederic Hillemacher. Beautifully bound by Anthony Baron, London, in quarter morocco with marbled sides, spines with gilt title and rules Rare - this book has appeared at auction only eight times in the last 37 years. Slightest foxing, contents very clean with wide margins and deckle edges [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Japan Punch (October, 1876)

      Yokohama 1876 - [Important Early English Language Satirical Periodical Published in Meiji Japan]. Newspaper type format (9 3/4+ x 14 1/4 in - 25.1 x 33.6 cm), October, 1876, string tied, woodblock printed on good quality paper paper, illustrated cover and 10 pages with no back cover. The month of October is handwritten rather than printed. Numerous satirical drawings with commentaries by Wirgman relevant to foreign residents in Meiji Japan. ~ Condition. The periodical is in Very Good condition. The string ties are present but loose. The pages are clean and free of staining, foxing and toning. The paper is supple. There is insect damage internally (worm hole appearing areas). However, they don't detract from the overall appearance. Considering the transitory nature of this publication, a remarkably well preserved copy. ~~ More information, to include digital pictures, available on request.

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        Historia de la Revolución Francesa 1789 a 1815 / Historia del Consulado y del Imperio.

      - Con un extenso juicio crítico de la revolución y sus hombres por Don Emilio Castelar.- .- 5 VOL.- B.- Montaner y Simón ed.- .- 1876-1879.- Folio mayor.- T.I, Iª parte:CLX+III+628 pp.-T.I.Iiª parte:632 pp.-T.II:936 pp.-T.III:998 pp.-T.IV:982 pp.- Magníficos grabados en el texto y láminas tiradas aparte, representando los personajes y episodios más notables.- .- Encuadernación original de la editorial, tela estampada y lomo en piel, dorados, gofrados.- Puntos de óxido en algunas hojas, buen estado general .- ATENCIÓN: EN EL PAGO CONTRA REEMBOLSO EL PRECIO DEL ENVÍO SE INCREMENTARÁ EN 3.00 EUROS

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        Two Rivulets Including Democratic Vistas, Centennial Songs, and Passage to India [Centennial Edition, Signed]

      Author's Edition, Camden, New Jersey 1876 - First Issue, one of only 100 copies [BAL 21411], sometimes called the Centennial Edition, after the label at foot of the spine. 8vo: 32,[2],84,[2] 18,[2],x,[4],14,[4],68,[2],120pp, with albumen print frontispiece portrait of the poet autographed by Whitman tipped-in with printed two-line caption (in later states, the caption was extended to a third line) and inserted final leaf advertising Whitman's books. Original tan leather spine and corners (Meyerson's binding B, no known priority), spine compartments heavily tooled in gilt, three black and one red leather lettering pieces gilt, orange S cloth sides, all edges gilt, torquoise-coated endpapers embossed with all-over leaf pattern, cobalt-blue ribbon marker (and dried, pressed flower) laid in. First line of second paragraph on p. 60 changed in Whitman's hand (as in most first-issue copies) to read: 'Long, long ere the Second Centennial . . . ' A superior copy, virtually spotless, in a strong, fresh binding. BAL 21411. Meyerson A9.I.a. Wells and Goldsmith, pp. 21-22. "In a continuing effort to cash in on the nation's centennial celebration, Whitman decided in 1875 'to bring out a volume . . . partly as my contribution to our National Centennial.' The book would be called Two Rivulets; as Whitman explained the title, 'two flowing chains of prose and verse, emanating the real and ideal.' Whitman's continuing obsession with dualities now carries over into the tensions between prose (the language of the 'real') and poetry (the language of the 'ideal'). . . . Two Rivulets contains Democratic Vistas, Centennial Songs, As a Strong Bird on Pinions Free, Memoranda During the War and Passage to India, each with its own title page and pagination, since [Whitman] was in some cases using already printed unbound pages from the various independently published books. Whitman limited this Centennial Edition to 100 copies, printed in Camden (his first book to be printed in his new city) and bound by James Arnold in Philadelphia in two different bindings (black leather with marbled paper sides, and brown leather with orange cloth). The volume contains a copy of a Pearsall photograph of Whitman pasted onto a sheet of paper and inserted just before the title page indicating: "Photo'd from Life, Sept., '72, Brooklyn, N.Y.," with each copy signed "Walt Whitman / born May 31 /1819.' . . . The book is a striking example of Whitman's innovation in design. . . . Whitman had the first 100 copies bound to match his first printing of the 1876 Leaves, so that the two books could be sold as a Centennial set . . . (Folsom, Whitman Making Books/Books Making Whitman). G. F. E. Pearsall's photograph has become one of the classic images of the poet. Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        WI - NE - MA (The Woman - Chief) and Her People

      Hartford:: American Publishing Company,. 1876.. 12mo. 7-5/8" x 5". 1st edition (Cowan II, p. 421; Smith 6627). vi, [7] - 168 pp.. Original brown cloth binding with gilt stamped title lettering to front board.. Spine cloth darkend & worn, with front joint cloth splitting top. 1.5". Two bookplates to front paste-down. Faint tide-line in lower. margin of first few leaves. A few pages with po underlining. An. About VG copy of a rare book on the subject.. "During the 1872-3 Modoc uprising on the California-Oregon border, Winema acted as interpreter for the peace commission, saving the life of the author, who was Indian superintendent for Oregon. Meacham gives the Modoc side of the controversy." [Sloan]. & & ABPC shows the title last at auction in 1997, with only one prior occurence (1991). . Illustrated with frontis, 5 portraits & 8 plates.

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        AUSSPRUCHE EINES HEILKUNDIGEN UBER VERGANGENES, GEGENWARTIGES UND

      1876 - Marx, Dr. K. F. H. AUSSPRUCHE EINES HEILKUNDIGEN UBER VERGANGENES, GEGENWARTIGES UND KUNFTIGES. Gottingen: Dieterich'schen Verlags - Buchhandlung, 1876. iv + 143 pp. 8vo., quarter brown cloth, unmarked, with brown marbled paper covered boards. Presentation copy inscribed by Marx on front flyleaf (no date). Boards and cloth worn. Pencil margin marks in a good portaion of the text. See Garrison Morton 2531 for another title by this author, ORIGINES CONTAGII (1824). Scarce.

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        GUIDE To NASSAU, Island of New Providence, Bahamas, West Indies, with Illustrations from Photographs. The Royal Victoria Hotel and The New York, Nassau & Savannah Mail Steamship Line. With Meteorological Tables, and Other Statistics of Interest to Invalids and Travelers

      New York:: Lawrence & Allen,. 1876.. 8vo. 9-1/4" x 6". 1st edition. 28, [20] pp. Last page blank; 19 pp of adverts prior.. Original printed peach-colored wrappers. Rear wrapper with cut of the Royal Victoria Hotel.. Light wear to wrappers. Faint vertical fold line. A pleasing, well-. preserved VG+ copy.. OCLC records 10 institutional holdings. &#11;&#11;Rare in the trade. . Frontis of Nassau harbor. Text illustrated with cuts.

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