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      1876 - Diary of J. R. Kazallon, Passenger. Translated from the French by Ellen Frewer. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1876. Original green cloth pictorially decorated in black and gilt, beveled. First American Illustrated Edition, actually printed in London. In mid-1875 Osgood published the first edition in English, unillustrated, as a little volume in their "Saunterer's Series." In November 1875, Sampson Low published the first illustrated edition in London. Then in January 1876, Osgood issued some of the British sheets in their own binding, constituting the first American illustrated edition -- as here. In March 1876 -- just two months later -- Osgood's financial situation forced him to sell at auction the plates and unsold copies of the five Verne titles he had published; these were bought by one Albert Mason, who in turn sold them to Porter & Coates of Philadelphia -- who would then proceed to use the plates to publish editions of their own. (Porter & Coates also issued some copies with the Osgood 1876 title page, but with "Porter & Coates" at the foot of the spine.) As with the British edition, the volume also includes the early Verne tale "Martin Paz," though it is not mentioned on the binding nor on the title page.~This copy is in green cloth, and the gilt vignette on the front cover is centered (no known priority). It is a bright, near-fine copy (fine except for minor rubbing at the extremities). Apparently because of Osgood's then-pending doom, this is today a scarce book. Taves & Michaluk V014; Myers 47. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman [ABAA]]
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        Contributions to reparative surgery. 86 wood-engraved illustrations

      New York: D. Appleton, 1876. First edition. Cloth. Very Good. Original cloth, recased, spine repaired, rear endpaper renewed. viii, 7-237pp. 86 wood-engraved illustrations of pre- and post-operative patients after photographs taken by Buck. Bookplate of G. N. J. Sommer, M.D. Very good copy apart from some minor marginal dampstaining.</p><p> First edition of the first American book devoted entirely to reconstructive surgery. Garrison-Morton 5754.1. Rutkow, History of Surgery in the United States GS83 ("scarce"). Burns, Early Medical Photography in America, p. 1936. </p>

      [Bookseller: Jeremy Norman's]
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        Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea, Vol II

      Ward, Lock, London 1876 - 185 pages + 12 pages publishers advertisments. Book is in good condition marked only by previous owner's inscriptions to front free endpaper and original 1/6 pricing on front pastedown. First Edition Thus. Jules Verne Library Edition published by Ward Lock in 1876. This volume is the Second Series indicating that this book is the second part of the two volumes of Twenty Thousand Leages Under The Sea. Brown cloth bound boards embossed in blind and black; gilt titles at spine and front board. Previous owner's inscriptions to front free endpaper. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Serendipitous Ink]
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        Venezia. Panorama preso dal Campanile di S. Marco (Dogma).

      Venezia, C.Naya, 1876. albumen print, 35 x 27 cm, on original mount with description on reverse. Photograph no.28. KEYWORDS:italy / venezia

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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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

      London, Ward, Lock, and Tyler, 1876.. FIRST EDITION 1876, 8vo, approximately 185 x 120 mm, 7¼ x 4¾ inches, engraved frontispiece and 15 engraved plates, 9 illustrations in the text, pages: (11), 12-108, nicely rebound in full burgundy crushed morocco with no decoration, gilt lettered spine, marbled endpapers, and with original publisher&#39;s printed yellow card wraps bound in at rear, colour illustrated on upper cover, together with the original 14 pages of wine adverts. No inscriptions, a very good clean bright 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. 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.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        Picturesque Europe. With Illustrations of Steel and Wood by the most eminent Artists.

      Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., London, Paris & New York 1876 - 5 Bände. London, Paris & New York Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co. [1876-79]. 32,5 x 26 cm. Zusammen ca. 1.500 Seiten. Mit 5 gestochenen Titelblättern, 58 (statt 60) ganzseitigen Stahlstich-Tafeln und ca. 875 teils ganzseitigen Textholzstichen. Zeitgenössisches Halbleder mit Rückentitel und dezenter Rückenvergoldung. Einbände berieben und etwas bestossen. Teils etwas fleckig. Exlibris. Voluminöses Werk mit Ansichten aus ganz Europa. Unter den Stahlstichen finden sich die Alhambra, Balmoral Castle, Capri, Dover Castle, Edinburgh, Halberstadt, Hildesheim, Innsbruck, Lauffenburg, Lübeck, Meran, Neapel, Padua, Palermo, Reutlingen, Rom, Salzburg, Straßburg, Venedig, Verona und Windsor Castle. Es fehlen in Band 3 die Ansichten von Venedig und Salamanca. Unter den beteiligten Künstler sind zu nennen: C.G.Lewis, J.J.Crew, T.Heawood, Birket Foster, Harry Fenn, Louis Haghe, W.J.H.Boot, P.Skelton, C.J.Staniland, R.P.Leitch, L.J. Wood, E. Compton, E.M. Wimperis. Schulpreiseinband mit entsprechendem Exlibris aus Skipton, Grafschaft North Yorkshire. Einbände berieben und etwas bestossen. Teils etwas fleckig. Exlibris. Zeitgenössisches Halbleder mit Rückentitel und dezenter Rückenvergoldung. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Fritzen]
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        The Waverley Novels.

      Edinburgh. Adam and Charles Black. 1876. - The Library Edition. Profusely illustrated with full page plate engravings throughout. 25 volumes complete. Thick 8vo (5.5" x 9"). Richly bound in full royal blue calf skin. Ornate gilt tooled ruling to covers. Gilt tooled fleural motifs inlaid to edges. Ornate gilt tooled fleural motifs to spine compartments. Gilt tooled raised bands. Gilt titled morocco labels. Marbled edges and endsheets. Some hinges and edges mildly rubbed. Some corners gently bumped. Several head and/or tailpieces gently rubbed. Occasional usual rub or two to covers. A Fine, regally bound set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, Ltd. ABAA , ILAB]
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        Mécanisme de la physionomie humaine, ou analyse électro-physiologique de l'expression des passions.

      Paris, J.B. Baillière et Fils, 1876 - 1 vol. grand in-8, XII pp., p. V à XI (avertissement), (1 bl.), 67, (1 bl.), 196 pp., 7 planches h.t. (photographies sur papier albuminé), 3 fig. dans le texte (numérotées 1, 2 et 2 bis) ; il manque à notre exemplaire le portrait-frontispice ainsi que deux planches ; reliure en demi-basane brune de l'époque, dos à nerfs ; reliure très frottée mais solide ; quelques pâles rousseurs, quelques feuillets brunis (pp. 125-126, pp. 145-156 et pp. 193-196) ; sinon intérieur en très bon état Seconde édition, très rare, de cet ouvrage édité à compte d'auteur et recherché (à noter que les exemplaires complets de l'édition originale, qui a paru par livraisons en 1862-1863, sont fort rares). Le texte, fruit de 25 années de travail, est novateur et remarquable, tandis que l'atlas constitue une des premières et des plus importantes contributions à l'illustration médicale par la photographie. Chaque planche réunit 16 petites photographies de visages. Le nombre de planches varie selon les exemplaires (Il existe de rarissimes exemplaires de luxe comportant des planches d'agrandissement). Duchenne fut aidé par Adrien Tournachon "dans l'exécution de quelques clichés". Cet ouvrage, qui n'a pas été accueilli à sa juste valeur lors de sa parution, eut un retentissement considérable non seulement en neurosciences et en médecine, mais aussi dans le domaine des beaux-arts. A l'aide de la faradisation, Duchenne cherche à comprendre l'action propre de chaque muscle de la face, à "leur faire parler le langage des passions et des sentiments". Il s'attache dans cet ouvrage à établir une corrélation entre la contraction d'un muscle ou dun groupe musculaire déterminé et un type d'expression (douleur, tritesse, mépris, .). Notre exemplaire est bien complet des trois parties de texte : introduction, partie scientifique et partie esthétique, mais est malheureusement incomplet du portrait-frontispice et de deux planches. Garrison & Morton, 4973 ; Mark Rowley, Photo Illustrated Medical Literature, pp. 6-7; C. Mathon, Duchenne de Boulogne 1806-1875, Ecole nationale supérieure des beaux-arts, pp. 12-21, 44-45. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jean-Pierre AUBERT]
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        Autograph Letter, Signed ("F. E. Spinner") to Angling author George Dawson, dated Jacksonville, Florida, Feby. 19, 1876, discussing Dawson's book of "fish letters" (Pleasures of Angling - [1876]), recounting a fish tale, and praising Florida winters

      Jacksonville, Florida, february 19, 1876 - "Spinner, a strong nationalist, was an important adviser to Chase on matters such as the circulation of greenbacks (which bore Spinner's distinctive, hard-to-duplicate signature) and the creation of a national banking system. - Needing large numbers of reliable employees not subject to military service, he was the first governmental administrator to turn to women. He vigorously defended their employment against critics, hired over one hundred, paid them well by the standards of the time, and insisted on their continued employment after the war. - When a new secretary of the treasury in 1875 assumed control over the appointment of clerks, however, Spinner feared that dishonest people might be hired and he would be held responsible. He resigned and moved to Jacksonville, Florida, where he enjoyed a vigorous outdoor life until his death in that city." (ANB) Francis E. Spinner (1802-1890) served as Treasurer of the United States under Presidents Lincoln, Johnson, and Grant. In the angling world, he is notable as the recipient of letters from Oliver Gibbs, published as Lake Pepin Fish-Chowder (1869). In retirement in Florida, he writes to George Dawson, editor of the Albany Evening Journal and a noted American angling author, whose Pleasures of Angling with Rod and Reel (1876) is the first American book devoted to fly fishing. Spinner writes, "I am so glad to learn that you have been persuaded to publish your fish letters, in book form - when yours comes out, it will be read with pleasure." He then goes on to describe fishing for trout on McGirt's Creek, a tributary of the St. Johns River, and catching a cat fish of 18- 1/2 pounds "on one of Chapman's 'No. 4 Minnow bait' - I mention this, because I cannot learn from anyone, that a cat fish was ever known before to strike at artificial bait." Spinner concludes lyrically, "The orange, and other of the citrus family, are in bloom now - Whoever, at the North, that can afford to, and who has nothing else to do, and that does not spend his winters in this Elysium, is to be pitied. Do come." An excellent letter with outstanding content (FLORIDA) 12mo. 4 pp., pen and ink on a single folded sheet. Old folds. Fine [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Poetical Works, The [And] The Prose Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

      London: Reeves and Turner, 1876. - The Best Edition of the Poetical and Prose Works of Shelley,in a Superb Cosway-Style Binding by Bayntun (Rivière)[COSWAY-STYLE BINDING]. SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe. The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Edited by Harry Buxton Forman. In Four Volumes. London: Reeves and Turner, 1876-1877. [Together with:] SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe. The Prose Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Edited by Harry Buxton Forman. In Four Volumes. London: Reeves and Turner, 1880.First edition edited by H. Buxton Forman. Together eight octavo volumes (8 7/16 x 5 3/8 inches; 214 x 136 mm.). Frontispieces and plates.Uniformly bound by Bayntun (Rivière) of Bath (stamp-signed in gilt on front turn-in) in mid twentieth-century dark brown crushed levant morocco. Covers with gilt triple fillet border, spines decoratively ruled and lettered in gilt in compartments with five raised bands, board edges with gilt-dotted rule, gilt inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A spectacular set.Volume I of The Poetical Works is set with a fine oval portrait miniature (3 3/16 x 2 7/16 inches; 81 x 62 mm.) on ivory under glass of Shelley, surrounded by an inner oval band of onlaid russet morocco within single gilt fillets and an outer decorative intertwining gilt border which is set with sixteen semi-precious stones. A superb example. From the library of William A. Foyle , with his bookplate on front pastedown."The first edition [of The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley] appeared in 1876-7, and in 1880 the Prose Works also were published Mr. Forman. In the same year (1880) the eight volumes were issued under a collective title, The Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley in Verse and Prose, etc." (Granniss)."It would be difficult indeed to over-estimate the gains which have accrued to the lovers of Shelley from the strenuous labours of Mr. Harry Buxton Forman, C.B. He too has enlarged the body of Shelley&#146;s poetry (Mr. Forman&#146;s most notable addition is the second part of &#145;The Daemon of the World&#146;, which he printed privately in 1876, and included in his Library Edition of the &#145;Poetical Works&#146; published in the same year but, important as his editions undoubtedly are, it may safely be affirmed that his services in this direction constitute the least part of what we owe him. He has vindicated the authenticity of the text in many places, while in many others he has succeeded, with the aid of manuscripts, in restoring it. His untiring industry in research, his wide bibliographical knowledge and experience, above all, his accuracy, as invariable as it is minute, have combined to make him, in the words of Professor Dowden, &#145;our chief living authority on all that relates to Shelley&#146;s writings.&#146; His name stands securely linked for all time to Shelley&#146;s by a long series of notable words, including three successive editions (1876, 1882, 1892) of the Poems, an edition of the Prose Remains, as well as many minor publications&#151;a Bibliography ("The Shelley Library", 1886) and several Facsimile Reprints of the early issues, edited for the Shelley Society" (Preface to the Oxford Edition of The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley, edited by Thomas Hutchinson [1914]).Granniss 89. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Illustrations of the Manners, Customs, & Condition of the North American Indians. With Letters & Notes Written during Eight Years of Travel and Adventure among the Wildest and Most Remarkable Tribes now Existing [Two Volumes].

      Chatto & Windus, London 1876 - viii, 264 pp; viii, 266 pp. Sm. 4to. Publisher's red pictorial cloth decorated in black and gilt. Hardback. Illus. with 180 chromolithograph plates (incl. 3 maps, 1 folding) many with multiple images. The classic work on the American Indian covering all aspects of their lives with the images taken from the close to 600 paintings Catlin produced while visiting nearly fifty tribes. First published in 1841, this is the first edition to have the plates printed in color (though a few hand-colored copies were produced earlier). "One of the most original, authentic, and popular works on the subject. Humboldt characterizes the author as 'one of the most admirable observers of manners who ever lived among the aborigines of America',? (Sabin). Howes C241. Lipperheide 1618. Pilling 689. See Sabin 11537 (1866). Streeter Sale 4277 (1866). Field 260 (1841). Wagner-Camp 84:4 (1841). Very good copies, boards slightly scuffed and bumped, Vol. II rejointed, recased, and endpapers renewed, plates and text bright. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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      La Rivista Europea, Firenze 1876 - RO40191769: 11 volumes (recueils de 3 numéros chacun) et 42 numéros d'env. 200 pages chacun. Etiquettes de code sur les dos. Jan.-mai 1870, déc. 1870, déc. 1873, jan.-mars 1875 manquants. Quelques plats de couverture déchirés. Molto raro. Si pubblica a Firenze il primo d'ogni mese, dal Prof. Angelo De Gubernatis. Dal fasc. I, Anno I, dic. 1869, al fasc. III, anno VII, nov. 1876. Sommario del n° 1, dic. 1869: I racconti del Dottore, La Fuggitiva, Ludovico de Rosa. Anima e Mondo (poema), G. Prati. Il Canale di Suez, Giovanni Sances. Gli Inglesi, Il Realismo Inglese, Gustave Strafforello. Uniformità delle monete d'oro, d'argento et di rame, Luigi Rameri. Giovanni Turghenieff, Tatiana Svetoff. Traduzioni, Il Teatro Tedesco dopo l'Anno 1830, di Rodolfo Gottschall, trad. A. Tedeschi. Archeologia Rumena, Aristide Dossios. Le Riforme scolastiche in Olanda. Gli Italiani all'estero, Angelo De Gurbernatis. Une recente parola di Carlo Darwin sulla Pangenesi, a proposito di una pubb. del Pr Delpino. Corrispondenze e Riviste, etc. Sommario del fasc. III, nov. 1876: Riordinamento degli Istituti Tecnici in Italia, Luigi Rameri. Libera Chiesa in Libero Stato, Apollo Sanguinetti. Lettere di Viaggio, A. De Gubernatis. Chi la fa l'aspetti (fine), Paolo Tedeschi. Delle origini del dramma moderno (fine), A. Graf. La poésie des Nations Turques (cont.), Dora d'Istria. La Vita della Terra d'Otranto (cont.), L.G. de Simone. Lettera intorno al dialetto di S. Fratello al dott. G. Ricca-Salerno (fine), Luigi Vasi. Rassegna scientifica, letteraria ed artistica. In-8 Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos abîmé. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 450-Italien, roumain, rhéto-romain [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: le-livre]
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      Imprenta de T. Fontanet., Madrid. 1876 - 10 volúmenes. 8º. Cada uno de los volúmenes tiene su paginación. Algunas de las cubiertas ligeramente fatigadas, p;LA GESTIÓN DEL CONTRA REEMBOLSO SON 4 EUROS [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Palabras & Cosas]
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        OEuvres Complètes de Charles Baudelaire. 1. Les Fleurs du Mal. Cinquième Édition. Les Epaves. Pièces condamnées, Galanteries, Epigraphes, Pièces diverses, Bouffonneries. 2 volums bound in one.

      Michel Lévy Freres., Paris 1876 - 12mo. 2 volumes bound together in gilt lettered qtr, red leather, marbled boards. The second volume published in Brussels, Chez tous les Libraires, Imprimerie de Vanderauwera, 1874. This volume with extra illustrations. Two etchings by Edouard Manet, both portraits of Baudelaire 'Portrait de Charles Baudelaire, de profil en Chapeau. No.2' Signed with the monogram 'M' before letters, on a light chine paper, possibly before the 2nd state. G.31, H.59, M-N.15. Portrait de Charles Baudelaire, de Face, No.3. Signed in the plate lower right, with the letters to the lower left but without the printers name lower right. On a light chine paper, G.38, H.61, M-N.16. 1 photogravure portrait by Nadar, 1 eau-forte d'après un portrait de Courbet, 1 portrait d'après Emile Leroy and 1 self-portrait jeune par le poète lui-même. Also contains two versions of the frontis for Les Epaves by Felicien Rops, one in black and one in red. Foxing throughout including the extra plates, although largely confined to the margins of the plates. Covers rubbed , the two upper points heavily. The 1874 Brussels edition is identical to the Poulet-Malassis first edition of 1866. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Roe and Moore]
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        The draining of Lake Fucino : accomplished by His Excellency Prince Alexander Torlonia / an unabridged account by Alexander Brisse and Le on de Rotrou. English translation by V. de Tivoli Jr. / Desséchement du lac Fucino executé par S. E. le prince Alexandre Torlonia : Précis historique et technique / par Alexandre Brisse et Leon de Rotrou

      Propaganda Press, Rome / Rom / Roma 1876 - original Pappband, 4°, 2 x 304 Seiten somit 608 Seiten, Paralleltext Französisch / Englisch; TEXTBAND; Exemplar gestempelt; Einband berieben gutes festes stabiles Exemplar, mit altersgemäßen Gebrauchsspuren Der Fuciner See war bis zu seiner vollständigen Trockenlegung im Jahre 1875 das größte Binnengewässer Mittelitaliens.(155 Quadratkilometer) Da der See keinen natürlichen Abfluss besaß führte dies immer wieder zu Hochwässern. Bereits in der Antike dachte man daran den See trocken zulegen, allerdings gelang es erst dem Schweizer Franz Montrichter im Auftrag des Fürsten Alessabdro Torlonia durch den Bau eines Kanals den See abzulassen. Diese Bemühungen vom Baubeginn des Kanals 1862 bis zum Projektende 1875 beschreibt dieser Band. de 3500 Buch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bernd]
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      - Madrid. 31x22 cm. texto a dos columnas, láms. grabadas plegadas y entre texto. Ofrezco:Año I, abril, núm. 1 a diciembre núm. 17, año 1876, completo, VIII + 288 págs. + 29 láminas grabadas, holandesa, lomo desprendido, fatigado.Año II, enero, núm. 1 a diciembre núm. 24, año 1877, completo, VIII + 384 págs. + 34 láminas grabadas, holandesa fatigada.Año III, enero núm. 1 a diciembre núm. 24 año 1878, completo, VIII + 384 págs. + 28 láminas grabadas, holandesa fatigada.Año IV, enero núm. 1 a diciembre núm. 24 año 1879, completo, VIII + 382 págs. + 29 láminas grabadas, holandesa fatigada.Año V, enero núm. 1 a diciembre núm. 24, año 1880, completo, VIII + 384 págs. + 26 láminas grabadas, holandesa fatigada.Año VI, enero núm. 1 a diciembre núm. 24, año 1881, completo, VIII + 382 págs. + 24 láminas grabadas, holandesa fatigadaAño VII, enero núm. 1 a diciembre núm. 24, año 1882, completo, VIII + 384 págs. + 24 láminas grabadas, holandesa fatigada.Año VIII, enero núm. 1 a diciembre núm. 24 año 1883, completo, VIII + 384 págs. + 24 láminas grabadas, holandesa falto de un trozo del lomo. Interior de los tomos en perfecto estado. El número total de los grabados es de 218 a doble página de Monumentos Españoles, Maquinaria, Barcos,Iglesias, Teatros, Trenes, ect. y 2.870 páginas a dos columnas. Precio por tomo suelto 180 ¿. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Torreón de Rueda]
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        Original United States Flag, issued after the admission of the State of Colorado

      The 38th state joined the union on August 1, 1876 (thereafter often called the ?Centennial State?). This flag measures approximately 17 x 23 1/2?, printed on what appears to be silk; some stains, minor fading and fraying; very good. Probably an early example: 34 of the stars are arranged on the blue background in a circle, an additional star in each corner. The official flag adopted on July 4th, 1877 and in use for the next 13 years arranged the representative stars in horizontal rows of 8 stars/ 7 stars/ 8 stars/ 7 stars/ 8 stars; with the standard red and white stripes representing the 13 original states.

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.]
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        Erholtes Kurtz und Gut, Das ist: Wahr und klarer Underricht den Catholischen Glauben zu verthädigen: Mit 200. Merckzeichen bestättiget, wordurch M. Melchioris Kromayers Kurtz und Runde Antwort hindertrieben wird. Würzburg, Chr. Küchler 1660. 12°. 51 Bll., 361 S., 1 Bl., mit 1 (gef.) Kupfertafel, Prgt. d. Zt. mit hs. Rtit.

      - VD17 547:698358U (nur 1 Ex. in der LB Gotha ohne Kupfertafel) - De Backer-S.V, 1876.- Seltene Erbauungsschrift des Jesuiten Johann Ohneberger (1620-1675).- Die Kupfertafel mit einem Wappen des Widmungsempfängers, Franz Konrad von Stadion, Dompropst von Bamberg, gestochen von Sandrart.- Tls. leicht gebräunt od. braunfleckig, einige Bll. im unteren Rand mit Wurmgang, Vorätze erneuert, Ebd. etw. fleckig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Müller]
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        Komponist (1813-1883). Eigenh. Brief mit U. Bayreuth, 26. V. 1876. Gr.-8°. 2 S. auf Doppelblatt.

      . . An den Vorsitzenden des Bayreuther Wagner-Vereins über die Verteilung von Patronatsscheinen bzw. Freikarten nicht durch das Los, sondern nach Gesichtspunkten des künstlerischen Interesses an der geplanten Uraufführung seines Bühnenfestspiels "Der Ring des Nibelungen" am 13. August 1876. - // - Richard Wagner hat (wie es das Richard-Wagner-Museum es zur Unterstützung seiner Neugestaltung heute noch macht) Patronat-Scheine zur Finanzierung seines Traums vom "Ring" herausgegeben. Richard Wagner Vereine haben diese erworben, um die Uraufführung und den Bau des eigens dafür errichteten Bayreuther Festspielhauses zu unterstützen. - // - Unser Brief beweist, wie sehr sich Wagner auch um die Fragen der Kartenvergabe im künstlerischen Sinn bemühte, obwohl er im Mai schon mitten in den Proben zum "Ring" steckte. Die letzten Seiten der Partitur der Götterdämmerung waren am 9. Mai 1876 in der Schottschen Offizin fertig geworden und am 15. Mai wurde im Verwaltungsrat über die Vergabe von Freiplätzen entschieden, worauf sich unser Brief bezieht. (Glasenapp: Das Leben Richard Wagners). - // - "Hochgeehrter Herr! / Ich erfahre, dass die Meinung, in welcher ich dem geehrten hiesigen Wagner-Vereine eine Anzahl von Freiplätzen zu den Aufführungen meiner Bühnenfestspiele zur Verfügung stellte, in Folge einer Abstimmung durchaus misverständlich [sic!] aufgefasst worden ist. Von Anfang an hielt ich mich dazu autorisirt [sic!], im Namen meiner Patrone solchen Sachverständigen und Kunstangehörigen, deren Mittel nicht zur Erwerbung von Patronatsantheilen ausreichen, einen vollkommen freien Zutritt zu gewähren. Da die Zahl dieser [von] mir reservirten Freiplätze stark herabgesetzt werden musste, bot ich die Verfügung darüber zunächst den Vorständen von Vereinen an, in der ganz bestimmten Absicht, sie für solche Mitglieder derselben zu verwenden, welche, ob[g]leich besonders befähigt zur genussreichen Anwohnung jener Aufführungen, durch die Ungunst des Loses von einem Patronatantheil ausgeschlossen blieben. Diese, in einzelnen [weiter S. 2] Fällen sehr empfindliche Ungerechtigkeit des Zufalles auszugleichen, sollte es nun, nach meinem Dafürhalten, den Herren Vorstehern überlassen sein, diejenigen, welche eben am meisten Interesse für die zu erwartende künstlerische Leistung voraussetzen liessen, mir vorzuschlagen, oder auch in dem gleichen Sinne bei der eigenen Vertheilung zu verfahren. Wogegen nun die ganze Angelegenheit nochmals dem blinden Zufalle einer Verlosung zu überliefern, meine Intention geradesweges verhöhnt, indem wiederum nur ein Geldgewinn-Interesse, nicht aber ein Kunst-Interesse dabei gewahrt wurde. Ich muss wünschen, dass Ihnen, hochgeehrter Herr, es noch möglich werde, meiner hiermit deutlich wiederholt ausgesprochenen Ansicht auch bei dem sehr geehrten hiesigen Wagner-Vereine, dessen Wirksamkeit ich andererseits so sehr verpflichtet bin, Geltung zu verschaffen. // Mit grösster Hochachtung // Ihr / ergebenster / Richard Wagner // Bayreuth, / 26 Mai 1876." - Bugfalteneinrisse am Rand fachmännisch repariert, sonst sehr gut erhalten. - Noch unveröffentlicht.

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

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

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        Finsch Reise nach Westsibirien im Jahre 1876 Veranstatlung des Vereins für Deutsche Nordpolfahrt Bremen, Wallroth 1879, 663 Seiten, bebildert Karten, Vorsatz nachgeklebt, Rücken auf 5 cm beschädigt, sonst sehr gute Erhaltung, toll bebildert

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        M. Michel Chevalier et le bimetallisme. Articles publies dans le Siecle 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 College 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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        Europe illustrated,.

      it's picturesque scenes and places of note. Europe illustrated, it's picturesque scenes and places of note. Described by John Sherer. Superbly embellished with steel engravings by Turner, Allom, Bartlett, Leitch and other eminent artists. First series. France, Belgium, and the Rhine. The London printing and publishing company, limited, London 1876-' 79.2 vols. 2 title-plates & 151 steelengraved plates. Bound in very fine giltdec. brownmor.

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        The hunting of the snark : an agony, in eight fits / By Lewis Carroll. with nine illustrations by Henry Holiday

      London : Macmillan and Co. 1876 - 1st edition, 1st printing. With "baker" not "butcher" on p.83. With one page of advertisements at back. Physical description: xi, [3], [3]-83 p. : illus., frontis., plates ; 18.5 cm. Genre: Poetry - Juvenile literature - English - 19th century. Very good copy in the original cream cloth. Rebacked with the original spine laid back. The cloth is somewhat dust-toned as with age, with some rubbing and light wear evident around the panel edges. New endpapers. Some marginal dust marks evident internally, otherwise very bright and clean. Remains quite well-preserved overall; tight and strong. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. 1 Kg. 83 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Turkistan - Notes of a Journey in Russian Turkistan, Khokland, Bukhara and Kuldja

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, 1876. Two volumes complete - Volume One - xii, 411pp, [1] and Volume Two - viii, [2], 463pp, [1]. Near contemporary half-calf and pebble-grain cloth, raised bands, spine in six panels, author / title label to second panel, volume number in gilt to fourth, bands with rope roll in gilt, all edges sprinkled in red. Slightly rubbed to extremities, abrasion to leather on upper cover of volume two, minor discolouring. Previous owners book label to front endpapers, otherwise internally bright and clean. With three folding colour maps, twenty full-page illustrations and nineteen illustrations within the text. "Scholarly first secretary of United States legation in St. Petersburg journeys down the Volga River and through Central Asia, March 23 - November 15, 1873, by train, boat and sledge to study the sociopolitical conditions of the regions recently annexed by Russia" (Nerhood - To Russia and Return). Nerhood 313. First Edition. Half Calf and Cloth. Good+. 8vo.

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        Report of the Exploring Expedition from Santa Fe, New Mexico to the Junction of the Grand and Green Rivers of the Great Colorado of the West in 1859

      Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1876. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. The Macomb report is often overlooked but remains a work of beauty with stunning chromolithographs and one of the best overland maps of New Mexico/Utah. Images depict Shiprock, the Rio Dolores, and other Four Corners landmarks along the journey. Remarkably clean copy with just a bit of foxing on endpapers. Fully collated, no tears to map. One library mark under bookplate at front. Dark brown cloth boards are starting to fray on corners, a few markings in places.

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        Etruscan Bologna

      London: Smith, Elder, 1876 - First edition. 8vo. Folding map and 27 illustrations. Original gilt- pictorial gray cloth stamped in black. Fine, fresh copy, largely unopened. Penzer, p. 92 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Der Locomotivbau in den Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika. Mit 1 gefalt. Tabelle, 8 gefalt. photolithogr. Tafeln u. 34 Abb. im Text. Wien, Faesy & Frick, 1877. 8vo. (23,2 x 14,6 cm). VI S., 1 Bl., 112 S. Halbleinwandband d. Zt.

      . . Bericht über die Weltausstellung in Philadelphia 1876. Hrsg. von der Oesterreichischen Commission... XVI. Heft. - Einzige Ausgabe. - Der erste Abschnitt enthält grundlegende Kapitel zu Kessel, Gestell, Maschine u. Tender, im zweiten Abschnitt werden die ausgestellten Lokomotiven sowie einige nicht ausgestellte beschrieben. - Mit Detaildarstellungen sowie Längs- u. Querschnitten. - Vorsatz u. Titel mit handschriftl. Besitzvermerk "Helmholtz", d.i. der bekannte Lokomotivkonstrukteur Richard von Helmholtz (1852-1934), S. 112 unten mit Stempel "R. v. Helmholtz-Stiftung". - Tafeln mit einigen Bildzuordnungen in Bleistift, sehr wahrscheinlich auch von Helmholtz. Neuner S. 481. - Metzeltin: Bahn 1225. - Beschabt u. etwas bestoßen. Leicht gebräunt, etwas finger- u. stockfleckig. Tabelle mit kleinem Einriß.

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        System der synthetischen Philosophie (11 Bände KOMPLETT in 13 Teilbänden) - Bd. I: Grundsätze einer synthetischen Auffassung der Dinge/ Bd. II/ III: Die Principien der Biologie/ Bd. IV/ V: Die Principien der Psychologie/ Bd. VI - IX: Die Principien der Sociologie/ Bd. X/ XI: Die Principien der Ethik (4 Teilbände).,

      Schweizerbart'sche Verlagshandlung; 1876 - 1901. - insgesamt ca. 2500 Seiten; Die hier angebotenen Bänden stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen; Buchschnitt und Seitenränder alters-/papierbedingt staubschmutzig/ angebräunt; Orig.Halbleder; Einband stark berieben; KOMPLETTPREIS für 11 Bände (= 13 Teilbände); bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; ALTSCHRIFT!! Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Rime of the Ancient Mariner Illustrated by Gustave Doré

      New York: Harper & Brothers. Very Good. 1876. First American. Gilt Decorated Cloth Covered Boards. Scarce First Issue of First American Edition; all edges gilt; beveled boards. Head and tail of spine worn (see image); corners bumped. ; Folio; Please note this folio will require additional postage. .

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        Die seitlichen Rückgrats-Verkrümmungen. Monographisch dargestellt.

      Berlin. Hirschwald. 1876.. V, 252 S. OrHLn.. Erste Ausgabe. - Selten. - Moritz Michael Eulenburg (1811 Wriezen - 1887 Berlin) praktizierte als Arzt in Berlin seit 1840. Bei einem Aufenthalt in Stockholm lernte er die schwedische Heilgymnsatik kennen, gründete 1851 ein "Institut für Orthopädie" in Berlin. Vgl. Engelhardt I, S. 162 ff. - "[ ...] die Behandlung hier bestand hauptsächlich in Gymnastik und Massage, die er in streng wissenschaftlicher Weise anwendete und ausbaute. Sein bedeutendstes Werk ist 'Die seitlichen Rückgratsverkrümmungen", hier gibt er (mit sehr genauen und gründlichen Literaturangaben) einen vorzüglichen Überblick über den Stand der Skoliosenfrage nach allen Richtungen hin und betont seinen schon in früheren Arbeiten vertretenen Standpunkt hinsichtlich der Ätiologie folgendermaßen: 'Die häufigsten Entstehungsursache der Rückgratsverkrümmungen ist eine Störung des Gleichgewichts in der Leistungsfähigkeit der Rückgratsmusken.' Vgl. Valentin: Geschichte der Orthopädie, S. 243 ff. - Gut erhaltenes Exemplar, Vorsätze minimal an den Rändern stockfleckig, der Textteil fleckenfrei.

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        Promptuario das Leis Civis

      1876. Compendium of an Important Compilation of Brazilian Civil Law [Freitas, Augusto Teixeira de]. Promptuario das Leis Civis. Rio de Janeiro: Instituto Typographico do Direito, 1876. 604, iii pp. Quarto (8-3/4" x 6"). Contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards, raised bands, gilt title and gilt ornaments to spine. Moderate rubbing to extremities, chipping to head of spine, corners worn, front hinge cracked, rear hinge starting, text block loose (but secure), bookseller ticket to front pastedown. Moderate toning to text block, internally clean. Ex-library. Location label to spine, stamps and annotations to title page. A solid copy of a rare title. * Only edition. Freitas was a prominent Brazilian jurist and state official. He produced the first systematic compilation of Brazilian civil law, the Consolidacao das Leis Civis, and a pioneering draft Esboco de Codigo Civil (1860-64) that served as the basis for codifications in Brazil, Argentina and other South American nations. Borchard notes that Freitas&#39;s Consolidacao was so excellent that it was adopted as law by decree in 1858. A valuable companion, the Promptuario is an alphabetically arranged compendium of this work. It is a rare title. OCLC locates 3 copies, 2 in North America (Library of Congress, University of St. Louis). Borchard, Guide to the Law and Legal Literature of Argentina, Brazil and Chile 250.

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        Little Big Horn Sterling Silver Indianized Woman\'s Ring

      Montana, 1876 White woman?s ring with a green stone Indianized by a carved buffalo head. The stone measures 0.75? from top to bottom, 0.5? at its widest. ?Sterling? stamped inside. Found in Sitting Bull?s camp after the Battle of Little Big Horn, this ring is important because it illustrates the Indianization of a captured white woman\'s ring: The Indian who captured her carved a buffalo head into the stone and wore it as a war prize.From the fabled Harrisburg Collection formed by Stephen R. Reed, longest-serving Mayor of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (1982-2010), for inclusion in a National Museum of the Old West in the state capital. He announced his plans for the Museum in June 2003 and revealed that he had already spent more than $4.5 million on 12,000 Western artifacts. Acknowledging that while tourism is a major industry in Pennsylvania, tourists spent their money in places like Gettysburg, Hershey, and the Pennsylvania Dutch country. So Mayor Reed decided to build five national museums in Harrisburg: Pennsylva

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      London: John Murray. Very Good. 1876. Hardcover. 8vo "FOURTH THOUSAND" to the title page; pp. x, 462, errata slip tipped in at p. x. Original green cloth binding with gilt lettering to spine, and blind stamped decoration to boards, bright and fresh with light wear only, a little rubbed to head of spine. Contents clean and tight, original brown coated end papers, bookplate of Joan Emlyn to the front paste-down, light spotting/browning to the front blank and half-title and last page of index, otherwise more or less unmarked, many pages unopened. A very good to fine copy. [Bibliographic note: first published on July 2 1875, with two editions in the same year with this edition following a year later; all these 1875/76 editions are ostensibly identical; Freeman 1221] .

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        George Washington Portrait Bust

      , [1876] Sculpture. Limestone bust. 20 inches. This portrait bust of George Washington was possibly executed for the 1876 Centennial. Sculpted of limestone, the unknown artist created a composite of the Commander in Chief from Jean-Antoine Houdon?s life masks, French artist Pierre-Simon Benjamin Duvivier?s 1776 medal honoring Washington for the re-taking of Boston, and Joseph Wright?s portraits of Washington in uniform. Excellent provenance from the William H. Guthman Collection of Militaria and Americana.

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        Royal Commission on Fugitive Slaves. Report of the Commissioners, Minutes of the Evidence, and Appendix, With General Index of Minutes of Evidence and Appendix.

      London, G. E. Eyre & W. Spottiswoode, 1876.. Folio (214 x 324 mm). LXXXV, (1), 71, (72)-251, (1) pp. Modern blue half library cloth with label to upper cover. Top edge gilt.. Almost unobtainable work on the British Foreign Office's attempts to suppress the slave trade on the east coast of Arabia and Africa and especially in the dominions of the Sultan of Zanzibar. The Commission Report contains not only examinations of Commanders who had visited the Gulf and could provide accounts of pearl fishing by Bahraini slaves (p. 27), but also the rare appendix (pp. 73-251), "Memorandum on the Treaties concluded by Great Britain with Powers still owning Slaves for the Suppression of the Slave Trade", not present in Oxford or the British Library. This contains, inter alia, the full text of the treaties signed with the Chiefs Hassan Bin Rama, Sultan Bin Sugger, the Sheikh of Dubey, Sheikh Shakbool, Hassan Bin Ali, and Synd Suif Bin Hamood of Sohar (Oman); separate agreements were entered into with Zanzibar and Muscat. - A well-preserved, tightly bound copy. - OCLC 863518846.

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        Daniel Deronda. Vol. I [-VIII].

      William Blackwood and Sons 1876 - FIRST EDITION IN THE ORIGINAL 8 PARTS, half-titles, slips announcing publication of the forthcoming parts as called for, without most advertisements, 1 errat slip only (of 2), pp. [iv], 368; [iv], 364; [iv], 394; [iv], 370,8vo, original printed green-grey wrappers, bordered in red, some consolidations to spines, preserved in 2 red cloth folding boxes, very good Each pair of parts, called a separate Book on the wrappers, is continuously paginated to make one volume. Scarce in this state. (Baker & Ross A11.1.a; Muir &#145;Bookman's Journal Supplement&#146; 13; Parrish pp.37-8)

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      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Barcelona. Holandesa. 1876-1877-1878-1879. 1880-1887-1888. 22X14. 3Vol. 2vol firmats i dedicats per Francesch Carreras Candi. 1vol, XVI+284Pag+2h. 2vol, XXIII+376Pag+1h. 3vol, XV+388Pag+1h. Rarissim. Ref 8.2 Bibliotec

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        Head of Yellowstone River

      L. Prang and Co, Boston 1876 - Chromolithograph, on original card mount. Image size: 9 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches. Framed. Provenance: Zaplin Lampert Gallery (label on verso of frame). Thomas Moran's finest published work and a masterpiece of American chromolithography. This stunning view is based on Thomas Moran's work during Ferdinand V. Hayden's 1871 expedition to northwestern Wyoming, the first survey of what would become Yellowstone National Park. During that summer, Moran laid the basis for some of his most famous works rendered in watercolor, oil and here in chromolithograph. This series of fifteen plates, published in a portfolio titled The Yellowstone National Park and the Mountain Regions of Portions of Idaho, Nevada, Colorado and Utah , were the first to adequately depict the spectacular scenery of Yellowstone, and have long been considered the most skillful and striking prints of the park. Indeed, these images helped define the American West for much of the public. Louis Prang was the greatest color-printer of his day, and he declared this work his masterpiece. At the time of its production in 1876, it was certainly the most elaborate and successful work of chromolithographic printing undertaken in the United States. Printed on card using numerous lithographic stones to give incredible depth of color, the intended result was to give the prints the appearance of the original paintings. A contemporary review in The Nation declared the prints to bear remarkable likeness to the original watercolors, "an accuracy which we do not think could have been surpassed in any country." The review continues by praising Moran's artistic sense, "the boldness and facility of the drawing are really impressive." Another reviewer termed the work "a genuine triumph of American graphic art." Moran himself praised Prang's efforts, writing to him in 1876: "It is in every respect a most sumptuous & magnificent work.It seems to me that Chromo-Lithography has, in your hands, attained perfection so skillfully have you reproduced every shade and tone of color of the originals." The work's publication marked "the beginning of [Prang's] dominance of the finest American chromolithographic work in the last quarter of the century" (Reese). Bennett concurs, writing, the book is "marvelously reproduced.hand work could never give the effect of perspective and distance achieved in the towering scenes reproduced here." McClinton declares Prang's work to be a "monument of American bookmaking" and the "prints have never been surpassed as examples of the best American chromolithography.unexcelled among illustrations of the Far West." Kinsey aptly sums up Moran's efforts: "Had he done nothing else, Moran would be remembered for this series, which remains a landmark in publishing history." Howes H338; Graff 1830; Eberstadt 127:310; Bennett, p. 80; K.M. McClinton Chromolithographs of Louis Prang p. 159; Joni Kinsey, "Moran and the Art of Publishing" in Thomas Moran (Washington: 1997), pp. 318-319; Clark, Thomas Moran: Watercolours of the American West, pp. 43-45; Reese, Stamped with a National Character 99.

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        Illustrirte Geschichte der Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika - 3 Bände.

      Stuttgart, Auerbach, 1876 - 1878.. Erstauflage, EA XVI, XV, XVI, 1488 S. Gr. 8°, Leinen. Goldprägung, zahllose Abbildungen, Papier altersbedingt etwas gedunkelt, jeweils erste Seiten etwas stockfleckig, Kanten berieben, Buchrücken berieben und bei Band drei etwas angeplatzt, sonst alle drei Bände guter Zustand

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        Små Billeder for store Børn. 13 humoristiske Tegninger i Farvetryk. + Ny samling (samme antall). 2 bd. Kompl.

      Christiania 1876 - 1879. Folio. 13 + 13 nydelige fargetrykk, for det meste kjente og ukjente barneregler samt noen drikkeviser, alle illustrert med voksne figurer. Begge omsl. i forkommen tilstand ligger ved. Orig. dekor. helsjirtmappe (til Ny Samling) m. gulldekor, noe avskr. v. hjørner og kanter. Plansjene er pene.. "Katten og Kjællingen / de sloges om vællingen. Hau, hau sagde Kjællingen / jeg brænde mig på Vællingen. Du kunde lat mig hat'en, sae Katten. Miau!"

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        A.L.S. from W.G. Kingsbury [western states agent] to an unidentified recipient

      Texas Bureau of Immigration, Austin 1876 - on a printed form giving railroad fares for major Texas cities from St. Louis. June 5, 1876. Advises that recipient will be met at Texarkana, that he can make arrangements of any Texas railroad and "Don't go off to strange Gods until you hear from me again.".Broadside Fold browning

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        Gedenkblatt zur Universitätsfeier am 25ten October 1876. Lithographie in Doppeltondruck nach E. Wolperding bei L. Handorff. Kiel, C.F. Haeseler, 1876. 44,5 x 38 cm.

      1876. . Zwei von Eichenlaub umrankte Ansichten: Das alte Universitätsgebäude, darunter die Parade zur Errichtung der Christians-Albrecht-Universität am 5. Oktober 1665.- Neben allegorischen Frauenfiguren und zuprostenden Gelehrten bzw. Studenten zahlreiche Namensbänder von Professoren wie Falk, Dahlmann, Hegewisch, Harms, Michaelis, Baggesen, Brandis u.a.- Im Außenrand leicht stockfleckig.

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        Benedetta Ernestina Maria, Prinzessin von Modena. Nach einem Gemälde von Rosalba Carriera (1675-1757), Staatl. Kunstsammlungen Dresden.

      . Pastell und Aquarell, über Kohle, mit Deckweiß gehöht, auf beigem Zeichenkarton. 56,9:45,8 cm. Provenienz: Nachlaß Friedrich Schmöle.. Die Malerin und Zeichnerin Mathilde Schmöle war seit 1876 mit dem Frankfurter Kaufmann Fr.Ph. Schmöle (1844-1924) verheiratet, der 1904 seinen Beruf aufgab, um sich ganz dem Malen und Reisen zu widmen. Nach der Vita ihres Mannes, der sich 1872 ein Landhaus in Kronberg erbauen ließ und dort in Kontakt trat mit den örtlichen Malern, könnte sie mit diesem gemeinsam bis 1905 Studienfahrten in die nähere Umgebung Frankfurts, nach Wetzlar und Braunfels sowie zwischen 1905 und 1913 nach Belgien und Holland, an die deutsche Nordseeküste, nach Sylt, Helgoland, in die Schweiz und nach Norditalien unternommen haben. Sie malte Landschaften, Porträts und Genrebilder. In engem brieflichem Kontakt stand sie mit Berta Riehl, Ehefrau des Kulturhistorikers und Novellisten W.H. Riehl, dessen Tochter Helene Riehl (geb. 1850) eine Landschaftsmalerin wurde. Laut einer überlieferten schriftlichen Anmerkung der Künstlerin war sie in Weimar eine Schülerin des Malers und Radierers F. Preller d. Ä. (1804-1878). Die vorwiegend als Porträtmalerin tätige Venezianerin Rosalba Carriera hatte die Technik der Pastellmalerei insofern weiterentwickelt, als sie Porträts schuf, die ganz dem Zeitgeschmack des Rokoko entsprachen und sich großer Beliebtheit erfreuten. Der nahezu unbekannten Mathilde Schmöle gelang es mit diesem Blatt auf hervorragende Weise Carrieras Darstellungsmittel nachzuempfinden, wie eine elegante, jedoch zugleich bescheidene Erscheinung und lebendige Ausdruckskraft der Gesichtszüge.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Petrarch. Winner of the St. Leger Stakes at Doncaster 1876. Value L 4850. The Two thousand Guineas at Newmarket . The Prince of Wales#s Stakes at Ascot, - and the Middle Park Plate 1875. The Property of Lord Dupplin. By Lord Clifdes aou of Laura - Trained by J. Dawson. Ridden by James Coater.

      . altkol. Lithographie n. u. v. Hunt & Son, dat. 1876, 49 x 65,5. Das Bild zeigt das Rennpferd mit Jockey in Landschaft.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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