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        The Bird

      sp; - London - T. Nelson & Sons10 by 7; (xii)350pp., 1876. sp; - London - T. Nelson & Sons10 by 7; (xii)350pp., 1876 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A lovelybinding of Jules Michelet's scarce nove, the Bird. This handsome volume is bound in lovely morocco, with gilt edges, gilt and ridged spine, decorative embossing, andlovely matte brownpastedowns with gilt cornicing. With bright, clean text, and broad margins, this edition is easy to read and illustrated with plentiful, charming engravings. Condition: Externally, handsomely bound in morocco. Excellent condition with just minor shelfwear only; with stunning gilt embellishments; and just someneglibile wear to extremities and back board. Internally, very firmly bound with bright clean pages (a few scattered spots to first and last few pages, and neglibile edge-browning). Ink inscriptions dated 1879 and 1893 on blank preliminary. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        The Comprehensive History of England

      - London - Blackie and Son, 1876. - London - Blackie and Son, 1876 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce set on the history of England. Illustrated throughout by about eleven hundred engravings. With twenty-threeplates (one missing from volume II), including three coloured maps. Charles MacFarlane (1799-1858) was a Scottish historian. His most significant work was probably the narrative of the civil and military history of England which he contributed to Knight's Pictorial History of England (183744), edited by G. L. Craik; an updated abridgement was published in The Cabinet History of England (18457) and it also appeared in later editions under the title of The Comprehensive History of England (185661; 18768). (DNB)Covering the early Roman period through to the Sepoy mutiny of 1857. Also with four-page publisher's catalogues to the rear of each volume. Four volumes bound in eight, complete. Condition: In blue cloth bindings with gilt detailing. Externally sound, though with some marks and bumping. Six hingestender. Internally, generally firmly bound although slightly strained in places. Pages are bright, though with some scattered spotting throughout. Overall: GOOD..

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        Guide to Medical Examinations For Life Insurance

      nbsp;Edinburgh -Maclachlan and Stewart, 1876. nbsp;Edinburgh -Maclachlan and Stewart, 1876 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A medical text discussing the difficulties which doctors encounter in judging as to the degree of eligibility for life insurance. First edition. With tables of figures throughout. Includes chapters focusing on cancer, gout and insanity. Condition: In a full cloth binding. Externally rather worn with loss to the spine and bumping. Internally, firmly bound, generally bright and clean with ink stamps to a few pages. Overall: GOOD.

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        Die Schweiz. 2 Bde.: Vom Genfer See über den St. Gotthard und Vierwaldstätter See in's Berner Oberland & Von Bern über Basel nach dem Osten, der romanischen Schweiz und Zürich.

      . München, Bruckmann (1876-77). Folio. 231 S., 265 S. mit zahlr. Textill. und 60 Holzstichtafeln. Goldschnitt. Grünes, gold-schwarz illustr. OHLdr. Teils etwas stockfleckig. Schönes Exemplar. -CHF 950.00.

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        Handbuch der Römischen Alterthümer. 7 in 10 Bde, komplett.

      S. Hirzel, Leipzig. Hartkarton/Leinen Sehr gut. Sieben Bände in zehn Büchern, vollständig. Marmorierte Hartkarton-Einbände mit Leinenecken und -rücken, goldgeprägte Rückentiteleien, Einbände vom Buchbinder fachmännisch restauriert, alle mit Bibliotheksstempeln (ausgeschieden) und Exlibris von Dr. Erwin Wickert (ehemaliger deutscher Botschafter)versehen, klare lateinische Schrift, Fußnoten zugeordnet, sauber und ohne jegliche Anstreichungen und Eintragungen, Bände nummeriert von I-VII.b. ++++ ERSTES BUCH, I. Band, 1876, 2. Auflage: Römisches Staatsrecht. XXII, 682 Seiten.++++ ZWEITES BUCH, II.a. Band, I. Abtheilung, 1877, 2. Auflage. Theodor Mommsen: Römisches Staatsrecht. XIV, 720 Seiten.++++ DRITTES BUCH, II.b. Band, II. Abtheilung, 1877, 2. Auflage. Theodor Mommsen: Römisches Staatsrecht. XIV, Seite 724 bis 1147. ++++ VIERTES BUCH, III.a. Band, I. Abtheilung, 1887, 1. Auflage. Theodor Mommsen: Römisches Staatsrecht. XVIII, 832 Seiten.++++ FÜNFTES BUCH, III.b. Band, II. Abtheilung, 1888, 1. Auflage. Theodor Mommsen: Römisches Staatsrecht. XIV, Seite 836 bis 1336. ++++ SECHSTES BUCH, IV. Band, 1881, 2. Auflage. Joachim Marquardt: Römische Staatsverwaltung. XII, 584 Seiten. ++++ SIEBENTES BUCH, V. Band, 1884, 2. Auflage, besorgt von H. Dessau und A. v. Domaszewski. Joachim Marquardt: Römische Staatsverwaltung. Mit 1 lithographischen Tafel und 14 Holzschnitten. XVI, 621 Seiten.++++ ACHTES BUCH, VI. Band, 1885, 2. Auflage, besorgt von Georg Wissowa. Joachim Marquardt: Römische Staatsverwaltung. Dritter Band. XII, 598 Seiten.++++ NEUNTES BUCH, VII.a. Band, 1886, 2. Auflage, besorgt von A. Mau. Joachim Marquardt: Das Privatleben der Römer. Erster Theil. Mit 2 lithographierten Tafeln und 12 Holzschnitten. XIV, 385 Seiten. ++++ ZEHNTES BUCH, VII.b. Band, 1886, 2. Auflage, besorgt von A. Mau. Joachim Marquardt: Das Privatleben der Römer. Zweiter Theil. Mit 23 Holzschnitten. XII, 887 Seiten mit umfangreichem Register. AB SEITE 510 MIT KUGELEINSCHUSS, entsprechend bei den Fußnoten Textverlust in der Größe eines 10 Cent Stückes. ++++++ Trotz des Kugeleinschusses im letzten Buch eine insgesamt sehr gut erhaltene, saubere Ausgabe.++++ 9.4 Kg. LBH 22,5 x 15,5 x 37 Cm.

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        A Collection of the 33 Ordinances Enacted by the Governor of Mauritius with the Advice and Consent of the Council of Government Port Louis, 1876. 211 pp. [With:] A Collection of Proclamations and Government Notices Published at Mauritius during the Year 1876, iv + 49 pp. [with] Index of Government Notices of 1876, xxxiii + Government Notices + 343 pp.

      G.H. Griffiths, Government Printer, Mauritius 1876 - Mauritius: G.H. Griffiths, Government Printer, 1876. Firts Edition. Octavo. Period style brown gilt tooled half calf with marbled boards. With a few library markings on title page and in text. Overall a very good copy. A very rare early Mauritius publication with no copies found in Worldcat. The ordinances cover topics such as railways, lotteries, customs duties, vacant estates, fisheries, paper currency, postal and telegraph service etc., The regulations cover topics such as public markets, scholarships, long voyages, postal regulations, notices to mariners, Civil service in India, municipal regulations etc., "Mauritius was captured on 3 December 1810 by the British under Commodore Josias Rowley. Their possession of the island was confirmed four years later by the Treaty of Paris (1814). French institutions, including the Napoleonic Code of law, were maintained. The French language was at that moment still used more widely than English. The British administration, which began with Robert Townsend Farquhar as governor, was followed by rapid social and economic changes. One of the most important events was the abolition of slavery on 1 February 1835. The planters received a compensation of two million pounds sterling for the loss of their slaves which had been imported from Africa and Madagascar during the French occupation" (Wikipedia). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay. In two volumes

      London - Longmans, Green, and Co., 1876. London - Longmans, Green, and Co., 1876 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of this biography of Lord Macaulay by his nephew Trevelyan, in fine bindings. First Edition. Complete in two volumes. Volume II features an engraved portraitfrontispiece. With the armorial bookplates of Wilson Noble to the front pastedowns. Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay PC (25 October 1800 28 December 1859) was a British poet, historian and Whig politician. He wrote extensively as an essayist and reviewer, and on British history. He also held political office as Secretary at War between 1839 and 1841 and Paymaster-General between 1846 and 1848. Condition: In full calf bindings. Externally, excellent with just some shelfwear and a few marks to the boards. Internally, firmly bound. Volume I is foxed to the endpapers but otherwise both volumes are generally bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Farm Ballads

      New York - Harper and Brothers, 1876. New York - Harper and Brothers, 1876 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A lovely collection of rural folk songs and poetry. With a tissue-guarded frontispiece and numerous illustrations throughout, many fully page. Publisher's catalogue to the rear. Condition: In a decorative gilt stamped cloth binding. Externally attractive despite a little rubbing. Front hinge is strained. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and clean, just the odd spot. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Poesies Nouvelles, 1836-1852

      52, 1876. 52, 1876 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A lovely little work of poetry by this nineteenth-century French poet, dramatist andnovelist. Featuring a tissue-guarded portrait frontispiece and a plate. Part of the 'Petite Bibliotheque-Charpentier, Collection de Chefs-d'Oeuvre. In French. Condition: Ina half morocco binding with marbled boards. Externally, some shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound. Bright, with light foxing and tidemarks throughout. The frontispiece and plate have some light spotting, butare free from tidemarks. Overall: GOOD..

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        Superior dissected maps. England & Wales

      Gall & Ingliss, Edinburgh 1876 - Rare Dissected Map. Map titled, "ENGLAND AND WALES".Paper: COATED. Illustrations: COVER. Jigsaw puzzle, colored lithographed map pasted to wood. 12 x 14.3". Complete, with linen-backed version of map folded inside for comparison. In original slide top wood box with chromolithographed paper label. Slide top broken and repaired, else Very good. Yet to be mentioned in 24 years of map price guides.

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        The History of England from the Year 1830-1874

      74, 1876. 74, 1876 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Molesworth's interesting historical account of the yearsbefore and following the passing of the Reform bill. Smartarmorial bookplates of B. W. Cooke to front pastedowns. Volumes I and II of three volumes. William Nassau Molesworth (18161890) was a historian who wrote a number of political and historical works, and was also a zealous and earnest parish priest. Ecclesiastically he was a high-churchman; politically a radical. He was among the first to support the co-operative movement, which he knew through the Rochdale Pioneers. Molesworth stressed the importance of extra-parliamentary pressure on the passing of the Reform bill, and included many parliamentary speeches. DNBCondition: In half calf bindings with marbled boards. Externally sound although somewhat rubbed. Internally, firmly bound. Beautifully bright and very clean throughout, with just a few spots to the endpapers as usual. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low, And Searle, 1876. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low, And Searle,, 1876. 2 volumes, octavo (218 x 140 mm). Near contemporary brown half morocco, marbled boards, raised bands to spines, titles to spines gilt, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Volume I: one coloured folding map as frontispiece, 17 illustrations in text. Volume II: engraved frontispiece with tissue guard, 4 plates, four illustrations in text, one coloured folding map. Contemporary owner signature to half-titles. Spines a little faded, otherwise a truly excellent set. First editions. In need of employment, Burton sought a diplomatic role, preferably as consul in Damascus. While this was denied, he was offered the same role but in Fernando Po (now Bioko). While Burton accepted the position on 27 March 1861, he considered the island to be '"the very abomination of desolation". He slipped away from the post at every opportunity for excursions on the African mainland or to meet Isabel in the Canaries or England' (ODNB). Burton remained at Fernando Po for four years before being transferred to Brazil and Two Trips to Gorilla Land collects Burton's travel and ethnographic writings from this time. The ground-work for Volume I was done in 1862: in March, 'inspired by the discoveries of Paul Belloni du Chaillu, he sailed for Gabon to look for gorillas' (Howgego). Anchoring in Libreville, Burton made excursions up the Gabon River, encountered various tribes, including the Mpongwe, as well as spent a week with the Fan people (believed by many to be cannibals). Volume II recounts a journey from Fernando Po to Loanga, outlines a short excursion to South America and the Burtons' stay in Sao Paolo, as well as describing Burton's journey up the Congo.

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

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        A Journey To The Interior of The Earth [A Journey to the Centre/Center of the Earth]

      London; Ward Lock and Tyler, [1876]. London; Ward Lock and Tyler, [1876], 1876. Classic Sci-Fi. Pp.267 + catalogue. A very early edition, undated, but research shows this to be the second English translation of 1876 (by F.A.Malkson, who is noted on the preface)- the first English translation was in 1871, published by Griffith Farran; This is therefore the FIRST EDITION under this slightly amended title. A scarce printing well preserved in the publisher's pictorial brown cloth binding, blocked in gilt and black, with coated yellow endpapers. Some light, general wear, spine lean, neat owner label to flyleaf. A very good copy. One of Mr.Verne's most popular tales with an influence stretching across the works of Lovecraft and Burroughs right up to the present crop of writers who remain fascinated with the possibility of the vast uncharted catacombs 'neath our feet. In many ways Verne's work can be categorised as fiction aimed at 'filling dark, empty spaces', this being one of his more deft attempts.

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        Relief einer Tänzerin aus dem Dionysostheater in Athen

      . um 1876, Albuminabzug auf Karton, nummeriert im Negativ 48, handschriftlich bezeichnet "Athenes. Theatre de Bacchus. - Danseuse". Größe 26,1 x 20,2 cm. Konstantinos Athanasiou (tätig um 1875-1905) war ursprünglich aus Istanbul und betrieb ein Fotoatelier in Athen. Er fotografierte hauptsächlich Ausgrabungsstätten, unter anderem 1879 die Ausgrabungen in Pergamon für das Deutsche Archäologische Institut. Abgebildet im Katalog "Gipsmodell und Fotografie im Dienste der Kunstgeschichte 1850 - 1900", Simon Weber-Unger, S. 106, No. 157

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        Angers et ses environs. Album de gravures à l'eau-forte. Avec: Chateau-Gontier & ses environs. Trente Eaux-fortes par Tancrède Abraham. Angers: texte par MM. le Cte. de Falloux, R.P. Dom Piolin de Solesmes, Jules André, Ernest Bellanger, P. Belleuvre, Alfred et Louis Bonneau, Guy de Charnacé, D'Espinay, Godard-Faultrier, André Joubert, H. Jouin, E. Lachèse, Lemarchard, V. Pavie, Eug. Poitou. Chateau-Gontier: Texte par MM. le Cte. de Falloux, Arsène Houssaye, R.P. Dom Piolin, le Cte de Nogent, Victor Pavie, A. Lemarchand, Aimé de Soland, D'Espinay, Godard-Faultrier, Paul Belleuvre, Ernest Bellanger, etc.

      Chateau-Gontier: J.-B. Bezier, 1876 - 1872 - Editions originales tirées à 350 exemplaires (n°277 pour Angers), 2 volumes in-folio. Sans pagination: Angers: [8p.] faux-titre, justification, dédicace, titre en rouge et noir orné d'une eau-forte des Ponts-de-Cé, [112p.], [2p.] Tables; 36 eaux-fortes d'Abraham protégées par des serpentes légendées. Chateau-Gontier: faux-titre (Album de Château-Gontier), titre orné d'une eau-forte, et 29 eaux-fortes hors-texte sous serpentes légendées. Bel ensemble des deux volumes sous étui commun, reliés par Bruel-Legal en demi-chagrin violine à coins, dos à quatre nerfs mosaïqués des armoiries des villes d'Angers et de Château-Gontier, plats et gardes marbrés, tranches supérieures dorées, couvertures conservées. Dos légèrement passés, mais un bel ensemble à grandes marges, pratiquement sans rousseurs. Bel ensemble de ces deux albums, avec les eaux-fortes en excellent tirage. Parmi les sujets représentés pour Angers: Châteaux d'Angers, Brissac, Montsabert, Blaison, Serrant, Plessis-Bourré; tours Saint-Aubin et Guillou; Roche de Murs, Maison d'Adam, Ardoisières, les Pénitentes, rue Saint-Laud, ruines de Champtocé. L'album de Château-Gontier comprend, outre des vues de cette ville, des paysages d'Azé, Daon, Bazouges, et les châteaux de Mortier-Crolle, Magnanne, Saint-Ouen, Châtelain, Bréon, Fromentières, Craon, l'Ansaudière, etc. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Schlesisches Güter-Adreßbuch. Verzeichnis sämmtlicher Rittergüter und selbständigen Gutsbezirke, sowie derjenigen grösseren Landgüter in der Provinz Schlesian, welche innerhalb des Gemeinde-Verbandes mit einem Grundsteuer-Reinertrage von mindestens 500 Thalern veranlagt worden sind.

      Breslau (Korn), 1876.. VII, 394 (2) S. HLn der Zeit. Kapitale etwas bestoßen, sonst gut.. Sehr seltene EA. Mit besonderen Orts- und Personen-Registern. Nur ein Ex. in der Bibliothek von Cincinatti nachgewiesen.

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        Ergänzungshefte zu den "Stimmen aus Maria Laach". Ergänzungsheft 1 - 119, gebunden in 29 Bänden.

      Herder, Freiburg 1876-1915.. 8°, teils Halbleder-, teils Halbleineneinbände der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, Einbände teils stärker berieben/beschabt und etwas bestoßen, bei einem Band Außengelenke gerissen und geklebt, Bibliotheks-Exemplar (Jesuiten-Bibliothek), Papier altersbedingt gebräunt und teils etwas braunfleckig / stockfleckig, ansonsten ordentlich erhalten, [Die Reihe der Ergänzungshefte enthält u.a.: Stephan Beissel - Baugeschichte der Kirche des heiligen Victor, Xanten. / Stephan Beissel - Geldwerth und Arbeitslohn im Mittelalter. / Stephan Beissel - Die Verehrung der Heiligen und ihrer Reliquien in Deutschland bis zum Beginne des 13. Jahrhunderts. / Bernhard Duhr. Pombal. Sein Charakter und seine Politik... / Stephan Beissel. Die Verehrung der Heiligen und ihrer Reliquien in Deutschland während der zweiten Hälfte des Mittelalters. / Otto Braunsberger. Entstehung und erste Entwicklung der Katechismen des seligen Petrus Canisius. / Karl Alois Kneller. Des Richard Löwenherz deutsche Gefangenschaft 1192-1194. / Stephan Beissel. Die Verehrung U.L. Frau in Deutschland während des Mittelalters. / Joseph Braun. Die priesterlichen Gewänder des Abendlandes nach ihrer geschichtlichen Entwicklung. / Joseph Braun. Die pontificalen Gewänder des Abendlandes nach ihrer geschichtlichen Entwicklung. / Joseph Dahlmann. Der Idealismus der indischen Religionsphilosophie im Zeitalter der Opfermystik. / Otto Braunsberger. Rückblick auf das katholische Ordenswesen im 19. Jahrhundert. / Joseph Fischer. Die Entdeckungen der Normannen in Amerika. / Stephan Beissel. Die Aachenfahrt. / Stephan Beissel. Geschichte der Evangelienbücher in der ersten Hälfte des Mittelalters. / Joseph Braun. Die belgischen Jesuitenkirchen. / Stephan Beissel. Entstehung der Perikopen des Römischen Meßbuches. / Karl Alois Kneller. Geschichte der Kreuzwegandacht von den Anfängen bis zur völligen Ausbildung. / Joseph Braun. Die Kirchenbauten der deutschen Jesuiten; ein Beitrag zur Kultur- und Kunstgeschichte des 17. und 18. Jahrhunderts. / ].

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        Helen’s Babies

      Loring, Boston 1876 - Helen’s Babies by John Habberton. “Their Lastest Victim”. Author’s signature on small card laid in. First edition in original wrappers. Housed in custom chemise and cloth slipcase. Publisher: Loring, Boston, [1876]. Printed on wove paper, ad for Pique inside front cover as called for by Blanck. Wrappers in very good condition. Contents clean. 5 ¼ x 6 5 /8 inches. 206 pages plus ads in back. Inventory #14-160. Price: $1,000. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Rare, Important and Angry Autographed Letter Signed by a Flat-Earther

      London, 1876. London, 1876. unbound. 3 pages each measuring 8.5 x 7.75 inches, London, February 9, 1876. In this extremely rare and historically important letter, Hampden chastises an individual for being a non-believer in the flat earth philosophy, in part: "...What do you think would be said of that deluded fool that talked about the apparent motion of a railway train caused by the earth's rotation? How you dare to fool the public with such lies such as the apparent motion of this, that, and other which we see and know to move, I do not understand...only fools would venture to expose themselves in this disgraceful manner. No man but a contemptible liar would tell me no one ever really moved your place to roll. It was only the apparent progress he made by moving his legs as the earth rotated under him. I wonder you are not ashamed to call yourself a man and spew such trash." There is a strong possibility that this letter is part of the original surviving correspondence between Dr. Hampden and Professor Alfred Wallace, soon after the Bedford experiment. The date is certainly correct and the flow of the letter is consistent with others currently housed in the Academy of Science, especially a letter written to Mrs. Wallace at the height of the feud, which said: "Madam: If your eternal thief of a husband is brought home some day on a hurdle, with every bone in his head smashed to a pulp, you will know the reason. Do you tell him from me he is a lying infernal thief and as sure as his name is Wallace he never dies in bed. You must be a miserable wretch to be obliged to live with him. Do not think or let him think I have done with him..." Several folds; uneven browning on the first page. Still very good condition with dark, bold handwriting. English scientist of the Royal Academy who believed that the sun was only 66 miles from earth and that it was 32 miles in diameter. He vigorously promoted the Flat Earth idea in England during the 19th century and found great support in the scientific community through articles published in the Truth-seeker's Oracle and Scriptural Science Review in 1876. Though a gentleman of high standing in the scientific community, Hampden was known for his piety and abusive language. He once made a bet with naturalist Alfred Wallace on the outcome of a test of the flatness of water in the Old Bedford Canal. Both sides claimed the test confirmed their view, and flat-earthers to this day assert that "water surfaces have been proved to be flat." Feeling he had been wronged in the Bedford experiment, he buried Wallace in a blizzard of vitriolic pamphlets and letters.

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        NEW LANDS, WITHIN THE ARCTIC CIRCLE: Narrative of the Discoveries of the Austrian Ship "Tegetthoff," in the Years 1872-1874. 2 Volumes

      London, Macmillan and Co.,1876... 1st UK Edition: Vol I xxxi, 335pp,1 double page map; Vol II xiv, 303pp, 1 double page map; illustrated, coloured and b/w plates, line drawings in text, as called for, teg,brown eps. Original blue cloth covers with gilt and black decoration and titling. The 'Tegetthoff' expedition, 1872-74, commanded by Payer and Karl Weyprecht, discovered and explored Franz Josef Land following their drift in the ice northwest of Novaya Zemlya. They were forced to abandon their ship, returning to Norway by sledge and boat. Arctic Bib. 13202. Previous owners bookplate on front pastedown, pencil signature on fep, hinges splitting on eps. Covers bumped, spines faded and softening, top of spines detaching, minor spotting, age toning to pages, contents clean. Very Good.

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        The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

      Hartford, Conn: The American Publishing Company, 1876. Hartford, Conn: The American Publishing Company, 1876. First edition. Very Good +. Second printing, with the half-title and the frontis illustration on the same sheet, printed on wove paper. A Very Good + copy in the publisher's original blue cloth, stamped in black and gilt. Minor pushing to the spine ends, spine a bit darkened, and the rear hinge expertly mended, otherwise a bright, solid copy. A first printing in this condition would sell for $35,000 or more, this second printing is priced at a tenth of that. And, both the first and second printings were available on the publication date in equal numbers (5,000 of each printing), making this an excellent substitute for the true first. & & One of the classic American novels, Twain';s bildungsroman follows the adventures of Tom Sawyer - and his friend Huck Finn -- in St. Petersberg, Missouri told with Twain';s characteristic and unmatchable wit and humor. It would become his best-selling book and its sequel, "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," is arguably the greatest American novel of all time. & & "Mr. Samuel Clemens has taken the boy of the Southwest for the hero of his new book... and has presented him with a fidelity to circumstance which loses no charm by being realistic in the highest degree, and which gives incomparably the best picture of life in that region as yet known to fiction." (Contemporary Atlantic Monthly Review). Very Good +.

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        LF 1 pag. in 4°.

      LF 1 pag. in 4° datata Caprera 14 settembre 1876. Manca l'indicazione del destinatario. Messaggio con il quale Garibaldi si congratula per l'elezione del patriota, e già ufficiale garibaldino durante la spedizione dei Mille, Giacinto Carini. Inedita.

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        Drei Monate am Libanon, german book, edited 1876

      Drei Monate am Libanon, ,. Please read german text.

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      London Smith, Elder & Co. 1876 - First edition. Folding table, 27 black & white illustrations and plans in text. 8vo, publisher’s original gray-blue cloth with gilt pictorial design of ‘Misanello Restored’ on the upper cover between black decorated borders, the spine lettered in gilt and the lower cover bordered in blind. xii, errata, 275, (1) pp. A very handsome and very nice copy with some minimal evidence of use or age, inner hinges strong and the text-block tight, pages clean. Quite a nice copy with the folding plate in nice condition. NOW SCARCE AND A HANDSOME FIRST EDITION. An account of recent archaeological investigations and discoveries in Italy, with a long section on its ancient and modern languages. Burton had hands-on experience digging for Etruscan artifacts near Bologna on the land of Count Gozzadini. He was also friendly with several professors from the University of Bologna-- Calori, Fabretti, and Capellini, and included their findings in this work. Essentially a guidebook for the region, it covers the new and old sections of the city, a comprehensive look at the rich archaeological collections in its museums, a history of Estruscan excavations from the area, and an analysis of the ancient language. Burton found the Bologna region a vast repository of Estruscan antiquities. The book contains a significant number of important illustrations and plans, including examples of the written language. Burton attempted to decipher the mystery of its symbols, but failed to do so. Burton’s "Etruscan Bologna" is a serious, scholarly archaeological survey without his usual cynical wit. It was badly received in England, most reviewers found the book lifeless or superficial. The Gazette however championed Burton, "But it is indeed a novelty to see this hard student, this desperately learned man, charged with shallowness, with inaccuracy and hasty incompleteness.It will be amusing to follow the pygmies in their task of assailing the learned modern Gulliver." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      - Paris, J. Rothschild, 1876. 17,5x27 cm. 438 pages. Ouvrage illustré de 60 planches hors-texte en chromolithographie. Tranches dorées. Reliure moderne en pleine toile beige. Dos lisse portant le nom de l’auteur et le titre sur une pièce de maroquin Bordeaux. Quelques rares rousseurs pâles, sinon ouvrage en excellent état. Magnifiques gravures. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        The Multiplication Table in Verse

      London: George Routledge & Sons, (1876). London: George Routledge & Sons, (1876). Small quarto. 8ff. The leaves are printed on one side only, and the first and last are pasted to the wrappers, as issues. With color illustrations by Walter Crane throughout, depicting children at play or swans on a lake to illustrate quantities multiplied by two. Slightest wear to foot of spine, else fine in color illustrated wrappers.

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        K.K. Ober-Realschule in der Vorstadt Landstrasse im fürstl. Lichtensteinischen Palais. [Wien]

      Wien, Förster, vor 1876. Lithografie mit Tonplatte von L. Förster nach G. Kahrer, Bildausschnitt 26,5 x 76 cm, Blattgr. 36,5 x 83 cm.. Nicht bei Nebehay-Wagner, Paulusch, Ikonografie von Österreich, W 3108; Eindrucksvoll,es Panorama, aus: "4. Programm der k.k. Ober-Realschule in der Vorstadt Landstrasse"; Gymnasium Kundmanngasse (auch Landstraßer Gymnasium, GRG 3), 1869-1876 in einem Seitentrakt des Palais Rasumofsky (1838 an an Alois II. von Liechtenstein verkauft, daher auch Liechtensteinisches Palais), ab 1877 im Neubau Kundmanngasse 22; alte Faltung geglättet, selten

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        Athen Parthenonfries

      . um 1876, Albuminabzug auf Karton, handschriftlich bezeichnet "Athen, Museum. - Parthenon. Reiter vom Festzug." Größe 20,4 x 26 cm. Konstantinos Athanasiou (tätig um 1875-1905) war ursprünglich aus Istanbul und betrieb ein Fotoatelier in Athen. Er fotografierte hauptsächlich Ausgrabungsstätten, unter anderem 1879 die Ausgrabungen in Pergamon für das Deutsche Archäologische Institut. Abgebildet im Katalog "Gipsmodell und Fotografie im Dienste der Kunstgeschichte 1850 - 1900", Simon Weber-Unger, S. 108, No. 162

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        The hand of Ethelberta, a comedy in chapters.

      Smith, Elder, & Co., London 1876 - First edition, 2 vols., 8vo, pp. vi, [2], 322, [2] ads; 9 plates; half brown calf over marbled boards, spines decorated in gilt in six compartments with maroon and green leather labels, t.e.g.; light general wear to binding, otherwise a very good set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      1876 - A Comedy in Chapters. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1876. Endpaper ads dated May 9, 1876. Original cream cloth decorated in black. First American Edition, issued as a volume in Henry Holt's "Leisure Hour Series." This was Hardy's fifth novel -- following FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD and preceding THE RETURN OF THE NATIVE -- and his fifth to be published in America (all by Holt).~This copy has endpaper ads dated May 9, 1876, which was the month of publication -- a month after the two-volume London edition. It is in the primary binding (cream rather than mustard yellow cloth). It is in very good condition (minor soiling on the covers, very slight wear at the spine ends). These earlier Leisure Hour books (the un-numbered ones) are quite scarce in nice condition, as the cream binding is considerably more fragile than the later mustard yellow one. Purdy p. 23. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Guerre de Mines, 1876

      Arras: l'?ole R?mentaire du G?e, , 1876. Arras: l'École Régimentaire du Génie, , 1876. Souvenir de la Brigade Neutre. Landscape small quarto (272 × 183mm). Original green cloth, neatly rebacked to match, title in blind to the upper board. Lithographed title page and 53 lithographed plates, one of them double-page, one of them in rudimentary tint. Some foxing, but overall very good. First and only Edition. Scarce, OCLC records a copy at Kansas State University only, not apparently in the BNF. Souvenir of the subterranean warfare exercise held at the Regimental School of Engineering, Arras, in 1876. Lists the personnel, shows the various fortifications and the mining operations to assault, and countermining to defend, them, both figuratively and diagrammatically; details the mining equipment, including ventilation and drilling machinery, and techniques; and includes a certain amount of caricature and typically facetious army humour. A very attractive and unusual item.

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        Rastende Bäuerin, 1876

      1876. Tusche in Grau auf Papier, unten mittig signiert und datiert: "M. Wilberg 1876", 27,0 x 19,5 cm. Professionell unter säurefreiem Museumspassepartout montiert.. Erschöpft setzt sich die Bauersfrau im Schatten einer großen Fichte nieder. Die Last des weit über den Rand gefüllten Heukorbes scheint zu groß für ihre Schultern zu sein. Müde faltet sie ihre Hände im Schoß und wendet ihr bleiches Gesicht hin zu einem Tor. Es ist das Eingangstor zu einem Waldfriedhof. Ein Grabkreuz leuchtet in dem wenigen Sonnenlicht, das die mächtigen Bäume durch-dringt. Martin Wilberg studierte, ähnlich wie Max Liebermann, an der Großherzoglich-Sächsischen Kunstschule in Weimar unter Professor Karl Gussow. Später kehrte Liebermann in seine Heimatstadt Berlin zurück und auch Wilberg studierte anschließend an der Berliner Akademie. Die Wege der beiden Künstler kreuzten sich und sie scheinen in der frühen Phase ihrer Malerei auch das Interesse für die gleichen Themen zu teilen, etwa für das sogenannte Bauerngenre. Liebermanns 1872 entstandene Gänsezupferinnen erntete zum Teil vernicht-ende Kritiken: Er wurde als Arme-Leute-Maler beschrieben. Der schonungslose Naturalismus mit seinem Verzicht auf jegliche Ideal-isierung wirkte auf das Publikum schockierend. Wilbergs Darstellung ist in ihrer Gesamtwirkung poetischer, obwohl ebenfalls weit von der biedermeierlichen Bauernidylle eines Ferdinand Waldmüller entfernt. Es ist eine künstlerische Moralität des 19. Jahrhundert, in der die Frau die Tugend des Fleißes verkörpert. Die Aufgaben des Lebens scheinen zwar oft zu schwer für die Schultern eines Menschen und am Ende des beschwerlichen Weges wartet unausweichlich der Tod. Aber es gibt Hoffnung. Die Frau schöpft Kräfte am Fuße einer stämmigen Fichte, die als immergrüner Nadelbaum die Auferstehung versinnlicht. Der Glaube verleiht irdischen Mühen einen Sinn.

      [Bookseller: H. W. Fichter Kunsthandel e.K.]
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        Reise nach der Hohen Tatarei am (am Deckel: Tartarei), Yarkand und Kashghar und Rückreise über den Karakoram-Paß

      Jena, Hermann Costenoble, 1876.. Jena, Hermann Costenoble, 1876.. XXIII(III), 420 S. Mit 14 Illustrationen (davon 4 farblithografischen Tafeln) und 2 Faltkarten. Die zweite Auflage (autorisierte Übersetzung von I. E. A. Martin). Original Leineneinband m. Rvg. & Deckelblindprägung u. Deckelvergoldung sehr gut erhalten & minimal fleckig, Auf Seite XXIII ein Löchlein im äusseren Rand und stw. etwas stockfleckig (die Falttafeln nicht betroffen); ein Paar Anstreichungen. Hervorragend erhaltenes Exemplar.

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        La Vie hors de chez soi

      Paris, E. Plon et Cie, 1876 - In-4°, demi-chagrin rouge, plats de percaline rouge, dos à nerfs orné, tranche dorée, 667 pp. Oberlé 409. Dans la série "Comédie de notre temps", l'ouvrage présente le Français en déplacement dans les diverses régions au fil des saisons. Plats légèrement tachés, coins frottés, rousseurs sur les gardes, sinon BEL EXEMPLAIRE SANS ROUSSEURS.

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        Berlin - Die deutsche Kaiserstadt nebst Potsdam und Charlottenburg mit ihren schönsten Bauwerken und hervorragendsten Monumenten. Eine malerische Wanderung in Buch und Bild für Einheimische und Fremde - Mit 48 photographisch treu ausgeführten Original-Sta hlstichen mit historisch topographischem Text

      Darmstadt, Verlag Friedrich Lange, 1876. Gr. 8°, 247 Seiten mit 48 Stahlstichen, illustrierter und ornamentiertes Ganzleinen mit goldgeprägtem Titel und Wappen. Zustand: gut, Rückenpfalz fachgerecht restauriert, einige Seiten etwas fleckig

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rudloff]
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        Oeuvres 11 vol.

      . Paris, Lemerre 1876-1877. 12°. 11 Bde. (incl. Biographie de Alfred de Musset par son frere Paul de Musset). Mit 5 Frontispices jeweils in 2 Zuständen und 42 Radierungen von Monzies nach Henri Pille auf Tafeln. Goldschnitt. Braunes Maroquin über 5 Bünden mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, Deckelfileten, Kanten- und Innenkantenvergoldung. Einbände signiert: "Pagnant". (Petit Bibliotheque Litteraire) Vicaire I/742-744. Nr. 62 von 110 Exemplaren sur Chine. Justification vom Verleger signiert. Kleiner Vorbesitzer Ex Libris-Stempel auf Vorsatz von Band 1. Vorsatzblätter teils etwas stockfleckig. Sehr schönes Exemplar im tadellosen Zustand. -CHF 1800.00.

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        Suez-Cide!! Or, How Miss Britannia Bought a Dirty Puddle and Lost her Sugar-Plums

      London: John Snow & Co., 1876. London: John Snow & Co., 1876. 1st Edition. Paper wraps. Very Good. 20 p. Housed in half-leather clamshell box with red spine label. Original paper wraps. Medium stains and small scrape to covers. Mild stains to interior. Early work by the noted nature writer, mystic, and fantasist Jefferies. A pirated edition, with 'Antony' spelled 'Anthony' on p. 8.

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        Herders Conversation-Lexikon. Kurze aber deutliche Erklärung des Wissenswerthesten aus dem Gebiete der Religion, Philosphie, Geschichte, Geographie, Sprache, Literatur, Kunst, Natur- und Gewerbekunde, des Handels, der Fremdwörter etc - Zweite (2.) gänzlich umgearbeitete Auflage, 4 Bände (komplett)

      Freiburg im Breisgau, Herder'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1876-1879. Alle vier Bände [A-Z komplett] der 2.Auflage. Hier in für die Zeit außerordentlich dekorativem Originaleinband vorliegend: Lederrücken mit Bünden & reichen Goldprägungen. Kanten berieben; Rücken, Außengelenke & Leder am Deckel nur leicht; Ecken bestoßen. Keine Fehlstellen am Rücken; kleine Einrisse an den Außengelenken, bei einem Band etwas größerer; in der Front nicht sichtbar. Ein Deckel mit ca. 1,5 cm Einriß. Innen einwandfreier Zustand. Keine Einträge, Anstreichungen o.ä. Seiten leicht gebräunt; auf vorderen & hinteren Seiten gelegentlich fleckig. Alles fest eingebunden, keine fehlenden oder losen Seiten. Kein unangenehmer Geruch. Ein Buchblock beginnt sich zu lösen, ansonsten Bindung noch ganz fest. Auf dem Vorsatz Abklatsch der Ecken & handschriftlicher Namenseintrag.. Zusätzliche Bilder & ausführlichere Informationen zu dieser Ausgabe finden Sie auf unserem eigenen Internetauftritt in der gleichnamigen Rubrik.

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        "The hand of Ethelberta, a comedy in chapters."

      London: "Smith, Elder, & Co.", 1876. London: "Smith, Elder, & Co.". 1876. "First edition, 2 vols., 8vo, pp. vi, [2], 322, [2] ads; 9 plates; half brown calf over marbled boards, spines decorated in gilt in six compartments with maroon and green leather labels, t.e.g.; light general wear to binding, otherwise a very good set."

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        Nouvelle géographie universelle. La terre et les hommes par-

      Paris, Librairie Hachette, 1876.. Paris, Librairie Hachette, 1876.. 1876-1889. 10 odd volumes of 19. With numerous (coloured) maps, drawings and engravings in and out of the text. 4to. Identical half-calf over mrbld. boards on 5 raised bands, spines w. contrasting morocco letterpieces gilt. Binding slightly scuffed or rbbd. in places, 2 spine-tops a trifle worn; still an impressive set. All maps and illustrations called for are present in all volumes. Volumes 1, 2, 5, 6, 7. 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14. ( a. o. France, Europe, (southern) Africa, Asia, Russia, Oceania). ¶ Some volumes separately available. Collation en langue française sur demande; condition assez bien; Kollation in deutscher Sprache auf Anfrage. Toutes les illustrations & cartes présentes. Alle Karten und Bilder anwesend. All maps and prints present. More and better pictures upon request; plus d' images sur demande.

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        Slave Trade. No. 1 (1876). Correspondence Respecting the Reception of Fugitive Slaves on Board Her Majesty's Ships. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty.

      London, Harrison & Sons, 1876.. Folio (320 x 205 mm). V, (1), 47, (1) pp. Sewn.. Fascinating documentary material on the ramifications of international law concerning British treatment of runaway slaves in the Arabian Gulf region: in an official letter to the local Political Resident, the commanding officer of a British vessel crusing between Bahrein, Bubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah inquires "what [he is] to do with the slave" who swam on board from one of the pearl boats on anchor under the Island of Zukool (6 Sept. 1873) - then a common problem, discussed extensively by the Admiralty, governors, consuls and commanders. - Paginated "257-309" by a contemporary hand. Final two leaves show some fraying to edge, otherwise well preserved. - OCLC 235891870.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Prof. C. Cramer") und einer kleinen Handzeichnung.

      Fluntern bei Zürich, 11. VI. 1876.. 3 SS. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo.. An den britischen Botaniker und Verleger Alfred William Bennett (1833-1902). Durch seine Nichte habe er erfahren, "dass Sie die Güte haben wollen mir einige abnormale, tropische Hölzer, die ich anatomisch untersucht habe, zu bestimmen. Längst hätte ich Ihnen dieselben gerne geschickt, allein unabweisbare Geschäfte verschiedener Art haben mich bis dahin nicht dazu kommen lassen. Dies ist auch der Grund warum ich die interessanten Brochuren, die Sie mir freundlichst zugesendet haben, bis dahin nur durch Übersendung einer Anzahl eigener Arbeiten beantwortet habe. Nachdem ich endlich freier geworden bin, sage ich Ihnen vor allem den verbindlichsten Dank für Ihre Memoiren und indem ich Ihnen hiemit zugleich die baldige Ankunft der Hölzer anzeige, mache ich Sie besonders auf No. 1 u. 2 dann 3 u. 4 aufmerksam, da mir an der Bestimmung dieser am meisten liegt. Alle Proben sind Querschnitte und durchaus charakteristisch [...]". - Das unbeschriebene Bl. 2 verso mit Montageresten.

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