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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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      [Bookseller: Alte Bücher & Postal History]
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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)..

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat DE VRIES & DE VRIES]
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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]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Meinhard Knigge]
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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. .

      [Bookseller: Virginia Book Shop, Inc.]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Michael Eschmann]
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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'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.

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.]
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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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        Israelitisches Gebetbuch für Sabbath - und Festtage nach dem Gebrauche des israelitischen Tempel-Verbandes in Hamburg, nebst einem Anhange, enthaltend Gebete für Privat-Andacht.

      Selbstverlag des Tempelverbandes, Hamburg, Germany 1876 - Binding lacks the outer spine strip. Vocalized Hebrew with a German translation. This was the copy of Frau Louis Lippestadt. See her name embossed gilt, with ornament, on front board. Penciled name of another previous owners: Alfred Wallach, Friedrich Alter Engel. Penciled on verso of title page is a list of names etc. This is the rare second edition of the important and influential prayer book for the Hamburg Temple (In German: Israelitischer Tempel), the synagogue of the Jewish reform movement in Hamburg, Germany, from 1818 to 1938 -- the first reform synagogue in Germany. Two more scans available upon request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        INSECTIVOROUS PLANTS

      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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        The Illustrated Book of Pigeons. With Stardards for Judging. Illustrated with Fifty Life-Like Coloured Plates, From Paintings by J. W. Ludlow

      Cassell & Company, Limited, London, Paris, New York and Melbourne - Undated, circa 1876. 4to. 11 by 9 inches, 28 by 22.5 cm. viii, 392 pp in addition to 50 chromolithographic plates. Many other wood engraved illustrations throughout the text. This remains the standard popular treatise on the subject, and the plates are stunning. Age toning on leaf edges, and some foxing on tissue guards. Otherwise clean throughout. A tight copy. Morocco spine with considerable rubbing. Some joint repairs have been made. Wear along edges of marbled boards. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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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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        Translations, Literal and Free, of the Dying Hadrian's Address to His Soul

      Printed at the Chronicle Office, For Private Circulation, Bath 1876 - Original maroon fine wove cloth with central heavily gilt portrait (Hadrian) and four concentric rules, gilt lettering on spine, rear cover blindstamped. Beveled boards, AEG. Association Copy: Johnston has incribed the book (1876) to Henry Julian Hunter who has made a contribution in the book (p.89) comprising his own translation of the poem. As well, there is a lengthy three-page autograph letter signed attached from Johnston to Hunter (1876), avery interesting letter indeed inviting Hunter to make a contribution to the book and describing in some detail how he'd like to see it, ". may I ay that the number of literal translations rather accumulate under me and give a little lament. A rather free rhythmical translation might be preferable. But do not suppose that I prefer to push this upon you, whatever you are pleased to lend will be welcome." and much more. Quite an interesting association and exchange for any Hadrian collection. Spine slightly sunned, else a stunning copy, fine. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THE THEORY OF COLOR IN ITS RELATION TO ART AND ART-INDUSTRY

      L. Prang, Boston 1876 - Authorized American edition. Octavo. 274 pp; 13 chromolithographic plates numbered I - X (one multi-part plate) with tissue guards and many b/w illustrations throughout the text. Pebble grain cloth with gilt titles on spine and beveled edges. Very good, Looseness to front gutter, still firm, Evidence of previous professional repair to crown and heel. Von Bezold, a German professor of meteorology discovered that a color may appear different depending on its relation to adjacent colors, we refer to this today as the Bezold effect. In this important work originally published in German in 1874, Bezold discusses his theory of color and its application for the dyeing industry and the decorative arts in general. This new edition is enlarged and expanded including the remarkable chromolithographic plates to illustrate Bezold's theories. A handsome copy of this important work. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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 ‘Bookman's Journal Supplement’ 13; Parrish pp.37-8)

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        MEMORIAS DE LA ASSOCIACIO CATALANISTA D'EXCURSIONS CIENTIFICAS

      . 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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        Les oeuvres de J.-B. P. Molière. -

      Alphonse Lemerre 1876 -, Paris - 7 volumes In-8 Reliure demi-maroquin marron à coins. Dos à nerfs avec titre doré. Tête dorée. Intérieur très propre avec petites piqûres sur certaines pages. Très bon état. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchseite]
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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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        The Earls of Cromatie their kindred, country, and correspondence

      Edinburgh 1876 - 2 vols. 4to. Pp xx, cclviv, 354; (iv), xlvi, 583. Plates, all as called for. Original cloth, gilt, skillfully rebacked retaining original endpapers. A little wear to head and foot of spines. Boards a little marked. 1/150 copies printed. Extra postage at cost will be required. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Department of the Interior General Land Office. Geographical and Political Atlas of the States and Territories of the United States of America in which the Public Land Surveys are now in operation. S.S.Burdett Commissioner

      General Land Office [printed in New York by Julius Bien, lithographer], Washington, D.C. 1876 - Expertly bound to style in dark brown half morocco over period plain paper covered boards, original brown morocco label on the upper cover Provenance: Richard J. Oglesby, U.S. Senator from Illinois (name in gilt on morocco label on upper cover) The first official United States atlas of public lands in the American West: a roadmap to western migration and homesteading: with important provenance to Senator J. R. Ogelsby, the chairman of the Senate Committee on Public Lands. The General Land Office was founded in 1812 as an independent government agency responsible for the surveying and disposition of land in the public domain. Prior to the Civil War, much of the attention of the GLO was fixed on the settlement of such land east of the Mississippi which had resulted from military bounties and cessations by the original thirteen states. The end of the Civil War, the Homestead Act, the completion of the Trans-Continental Railroad and the military campaigns against Native Americans in the West (with resulting treaties that transferred land ownership to the United States), together engendered an incredible increase in westward settement and expansion. Newly-admitted states and newly-created territories west of the Mississippi were primed for settlement. Between 1866 and 1876, the GLO surveyed over 200,000,000 acres of land in the public domain for settlement in New Mexico, Idaho, Dakota, Nebraska, Montana, Colorado, Wyoming and elsewhere. As the official surveyors of these remote areas, and with access to military information, the maps of the General Land Office were far and away the most accurate and detailed of the western states and territories published to that time. Indeed, these large-scale official maps became the basis for future maps of those regions by commerical cartographers. In 1876, the GLO, headed by S.S. Burdett, published the present atlas containing 18 maps (on 19 sheets, California being on two sheets), showing the regions of the United States with newly surveyed and plotted public lands. The maps were composed by the chief draughtsman in the GLO, Charles Roeser, Jr. The maps are done on a large scale and are consequently very detailed. Chromolithographed by Julius Bien, each map is colour coded to clearly depict land plotted for settlement, the locations of the general land offices, Indian territories, county divisions, towns, rivers, roads, railroads, etc. Although the GLO had issued individual maps of the United States to accompany their annual report in 1866 and 1868, the Geographical and Political Atlas of the States and Territories was the first atlas to be published by the department. The maps in the atlas comprise: New Mexico Territory (scale: 16 miles to one inch); Idaho Territory (scale: 16 miles to one inch); Kansas (scale: 15 miles to one inch); Washington (scale: 12 miles to one inch); Louisiana (scale: 14 miles to one inch); Dakota Territory (scale: 18 miles to one inch); Nebraska (scale: 15 miles to one inch); Wyoming Territory (scale: 15 miles to one inch); Arizona Territory (scale: 18 miles to one inch); Utah Territory (scale: 12 miles to one inch); Nevada (scale: 16 miles to one inch); Indian Territory (scale: 12 miles to one inch); Oregon (scale: 15 miles to one inch); Montana Territory (scale: 20 miles to one inch); Florida (scale: 20 miles to one inch); California (on two sheets, scale: 12 miles to one inch); Minnesota (scale: 15 miles to one inch); Colorado Territory (scale: 16 miles to one inch). Especially notable among these is the map of Wyoming Territory, being the first large-scale mapping of the territory. The 1876 atlas, sometimes referred to as The Centennial Atlas, was produced for official purposes and distributed to members of Congress, government agencies, each land office, the post office, the railroads, and other large entities and was not available for public distribution. The Annual Report of the GLO for 1876 details the production and the limited distribution: "These maps wer [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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.

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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.

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        Discoveries & Surveys in New Guinea and the Dentrecasteaux Islands . A Cruise in Polynesia and visits to the pearl-shelling stations in Torres Straits of HMS Basilisk

      London: John Murray, 1876. Octavo, with a folding map (early tape repairs) and six plates and charts; small ink stain on front marbled endpaper; a very good copy in contemporary half calf, gilt decorated spine, slight wear to extremities. More than one hundred and forty islands and many excellent harbours. The scarce first edition, in nice condition. The expeditions of HMS Basilisk placed more than one hundred and forty islands and many excellent harbours on the chart. Moresby's book, which has always been popular, includes material on the Torres Strait, Black-Birding, a Corroboree, Norfolk Island, Rotumah, Santa Cruz, Ambrym, Pentecost, the discovery of Port Moresby and Fairfax Harbour, Yule Island, the D'Entrecasteaux Group, the discovery of China Straits, taking conditional possession of newly-discovered islands, discovery of Milne Bay, Killerton Group, finding the true East Cape of New Guinea, and much more.

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        TWENTY THOUSAND LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA

      London: Ward, Lock & Tyler, 1876. Verne, Jules. TWENTY THOUSAND LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA. London: Ward, Lock & Co, [1876]. Very early deluxe reprint edition containing "First and Second Series Complete in One Volume" with four colored illustrations. The book is blocked in ornate blind and gilt, with all edges gilt. A Fine copy, bright and sharp, with only the most minor wear to the extremities and a W. H. Smith blind-stamp to the front free endpaper. The two series were initially released separately in one-shilling wrappers and, for convenience, the publisher simply cased them together to create a two-shilling cloth version. Each section has its own frontispiece, title page, table of contents, and separate pagination. According to the ad found on the verso of the first title page, this volume was part of a long Jules Verne reprint series done almost exclusively in pictorial wrappers, with only two titles billed as being also available in cloth as a "Double Volume." Super eye appeal, especially for a book which is nearly 140 years old.. Decorative Cloth. Fine.

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        Historia Verdadera de La Inquisicion - set of 3 tomes / volumes

      imprenta de alejandro gomez fuentenebro, Madrid 1876 - imprenta de alejandro gomez fuentenebro, Madrid. 1876-1877. Text in spanish. Volume I - 483 pages. Vol. II - 538 pages. Volume III - 538 pages. 3 volume set with book 1 printed in 1876 and volume 2 and volume 3 published in 1877 (as issued). An incredible set of this classic work. Leather labels on the backstrip with gilt titles. light toning / sunning to red cloth. light rubbing to tips. light scuffing to cloth. small white droplet on rear panel of volume 2. untrimmed page edges. Blue endpapers. Binding and hinges are strong. A very nice set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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.. Autorisierte deutsche Ausgabe; insgesamt ca. 2500 Seiten; Gebundene Ausgabe. 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!!

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        El Rayo Solar. Tratado Teórico y Práctico de Fotografía

      D. Appleton y Cia.new york 1876 - El Rayo Solar" Tratado Teórico y Práctico de Fotografía, por el Dr J. Towler. (Obra publicada en castellano) Nueva York D. Appleton y Compañia. Broadway 551 . Año: 1876. En su interior dos retratos fotográficos, el primero, realizado sobre plancha "Nompareil", de la fábrica de John Dean y cia. El segundo "Ferrotipo" Hecho sobre plancha adamantina cascara de huevo, de la fábrica de John Dean y cia, de color de chocolate. Encuadernación: plena tela del editor. 439.pp. Medidas: 15 x 23 cm.Retrato primero, hecho sobre plancha "NONPAREIL".Medidas: 13 x 9 cm.Retrato segundo, hecho sobre plancha adamantina cascara de huevo, de color chocolate. Medidas: 6 x 9 cm.joya.para coleccionistas. mn.2° [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE HAND OF ETHELBERTA

      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.

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        The Effects of Cross and Self Fertilisation in the Vegetable Kingdom

      Numerous tables in the text. 8vo, orig. green cloth, sides stamped in blind, spine lettered in gilt. London: J. Murray, 1876. First edition and a very fine, bright, and fresh copy. "This survey of the nature of the mechanisms favouring cross fertilisation and the advantages to be gained by it was considered by Darwin to 'form a complement to that on the "Fertilisation of Orchids"'."-Freeman, p. 152. Nice copy with the three-line errata slip. Bookplate of Dr. Sydney Ross. ❧ Freeman 1249. .

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        Litho.- Karte, in 12 Blatt, beim K.K. Militärisch - Gegraphischen Institute, "General Karte von Bosnien, der Hercegovina, von Serbien und Montenegro ..".

      . mit altem Grenzkolorit,, dat. 1876, je Blatt 45 x 50 ( zusammensetzbar ).. Seltene Karte im Maßstab 1 : 300.000 = die 1. österreichische Landesaufnahme von Bosnien. Zeigt das Gebiet Glina - Belgrad - Orsowa ( im Norden ), im Osten Krusevac und Pristina, im Südwesten ( die Adriaküste von Skutari bis Zara ), im Osten Glina. - Leider fast alle Karten mit einem unschönen, braunen Fleck. 1 Karte mit einem hinterlegtem Einriß im weißen Rand.

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        Survivors of the Chancellor Diary of J. R. Kazallon, Passenger

      Boston: James R. Osgood & Company, 1876. First American Illustrated Edition. Cloth. Very Good. First American Illustrated Edition. vii, 358 pages. Original green cloth with beveled boards and green and black decorations. Rebacked, with original soiled spine panel laid down, and rear flyleaf replaced. Edgewear and minor chipping to front flyleaf and following blank (which also has a previous owner name stamped on it). The following leaf, an extra illustrated title page, is in nice shape. A sound copy of a scarce title. Cloth. The first Illustrated American edition. For a rather complex publishing history, seeTaves & Michaluk 104 (p 151) Shortly after publication of this work, Osgood "sold at auction in New York City plates and remainders of many Verne books ... which were both bought by Albert Mason. Mason apparently sold them to Porter and Coates, who published an edition in December 1876 with a dozen illustrations, and different cover decorations. Scarce in the marketplace. See also Myers 47 (p 55) who notes these were apparently bound from the English sheets with the American title page added.

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        Five manuscript nineteenth century ship logs

      [ London ? ]: not published, 1876 - 1880 Unique. A very good copy; jts. somewhat worn; rebacked with orig. spine laid down. sm. folio. There are 35 manuscript maps and 15 drawings and views ( some are in color ) with decorated manuscript title pages. A thick volume comprising appx. 500 pp. of daily log books kept for the HMS Spartan, Undaunted, and Druid by C E Tower. The logs are as follows: 1] Log of the HMS Spartan commanded by R E Tracey - Aug. 1876 - Feb. 1877. The ship went from England around the Cape of Good Hope to Zanzibar, the Seychelles and Maldives, and on to Bombay. 2] Log of the HMS Undaunted commanded by H W Brent - Feb. 1877 - Oct. 1878. The ship went from Bombay to Colombo, on to Madras and Aden and then to Mauiritus, the Seychelles and Zanzibar, and then to Malta through the Suez Canal. 3] Log of the HMS Undaunted commanded by J D'Arcy - Oct. 1878 - Dec. 1878. The ship went from Port Said to Malta and on the UK. 4] Log of the HMS Druid commanded by W R Kennedy - Feb. 1879 - Dec. 1879. The ship went from Sheerness to Madeira and on to the Bermudas, then north to Halifax, Newfoundland, back to the Bermudas and on to Jamaica. 5] Log of the HMS Druid commanded by W R Kennedy - Dec. 1879 - Dec. 1880. The ship went from Jamaica to Belize and then made three stops in Cuba and re-traced its steps to Newfoundland before returning to Plymouth. Each log has its own ornate, decorated pen and ink illustrated title. Each log has a number of very detailed manuscript charts, maps, views accompanied by and exhaustive account of the daily occurences aboard ship. Tower was an officer aboard ship and took great care in creating these chronicles.

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        Pioneers in the Settlement of America: From Florida in 1510 to California in 1849

      Boston: Samuel Walker and Company, 1876. First Edition. Half-Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. Illustrated Under the Supervision of George T. Andrews from Original Designs By F.O.C. Darley, Wm. L. Shepard, Granville Perkins, Etc.. Illustrated Under the Supervision of George T. Andrews from Original Designs By F.O.C. Darley, Wm. L. Shepard, Granville Perkins, Etc. First Edition. Half-Leather. 4to - over 9?" - 12" tall. Complete. 2 volumes: Vol 1 (1876) - 412p, Vol 2 (1877) - 500 p. 86 engraved plates plus engraved half titles in each volume. Half leather (morocco) binding. Marbled page edges. Tight binding with sound hinges. Clean pages. Slightly uneven text block. Minor cover wear, heaviest at leather corners. Superb collection of classic illustrations of early America, some of which have been often republished in subsequent histories and school texts or as decorative prints (e.g., Wives for the Settlers at Jamestown, Witchcraft in Salem Village, The Rescue of Jemima Boone, etc.).

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