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        Romeo und Julia auf dem Dorfe (Romeo and Juliet in the Village)

      G. J. Goschen, Stuttgart, Germany, 1876. Very Good with no dust jacket. First Edition Thus. First Printing. Hard Cover Publisher?s full brown cloth, gilt decoration and lettering on spine and cover, all edges gilt, silk endpapers. This is the first separate edition of Keller?s classic story, which was originally published in 1856 in the two-volume collection entitled Die Leute von Seldwyla (The People of Seldwyla). The story is adapted from Shakespeare?s Romeo and Juliet, and is set in the fictitious town of Seldwyla, Switzerland. It is the source for Delius?s opera, A Village Romeo and Juliet (1907). Extremely rare. Text entirely in German. [Wilpert/Ghring 29]. Gift inscription on ffep (August 12, 1943); very slight shelf-wear at head, heel and corners; otherwise as new, unmarked, tight, square and clean. VERY GOOD. 16mo 6" - 7" tall. 128 pp

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      Bureaux De La Publication 1876 Former owner's name on front endpaper and title page. Occasional foxing ; Extremely scarce! A detailed accound of an adventure of a cyclist. Numerous b&w illustrations from ink drawings. Originally published in the periodical Le Velocipede Illustre starting in 1870 and collected here in book form. Red boards with gilt lettering and gilt pictorial design. Decorative black pattern along edges. All edges gilt. Brochure of a Danish Beach destination laid-in with 4-digit phone number ; 8vo; 266 pages

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        Officielles (offizielles) Wochenblatt für das Herzogthum Lauenburg, Jgg. 1868 – 1876 (in 7 Bänden).

      Ratzeburg, Freystatzky, 1868 – 1876. - Jahrgänge 1868 bis 1876 (gebunden in 7 Bänden). Jg. 1868: Nr. 1 - 99 und Register (899 S.); Jg. 1869: Nr. 1 - 78 und Extra-Ausgabe sowie Register (916, 439 S.); Jg. 1870: Nr. 1 bis 105 (572 S.); Jg. 1871: Nr. 1 bis 84 und Register (529, 18 S.); Jg. 1872: Nr. 1 bis 88 (418, 19 S.); Jg. 1873: Nr. 1 bis 14 und Register (71, 8 S.); Jg. 1874: Nr. 1 bis 44 und Register (340, 13 S.); Jg. 1875: Nr. 1 bis 49 und Register (534, 11 S.). Jg. 1876: Nr. 1 bis 18 und Extra-Ausgabe (120 S.). Enthalten sind unter anderem mehrere großformatige Falttafeln. de 4000 Alle Bände in sehr gutem Zustand, allenfalls Deckel geringfügig berieben. Seiten überwiegend sauber, allenfalls partiell leicht fleckig. Seite 415 des Jahresbandes 1871 mit kleiner Beschädigung. In toto sehr gut erhaltene Reihe dieses sehr seltenen Periodikums zur lauenburgischen Landesgeschichte. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (Rubrik: Fachliteratur: Landesgeschichte) Die Jahrgangsbände enthalten alle in dem jeweiligen Jahr erschienenen Ausgaben des Wochenblatts (lediglich Nr. 79/1868 und 7/1874 fehlend, evtl. nicht erschienen). Halbleinenbände der Zeit, Jgg. 1868 und 1869 ohne Rückentutel, Jgg. 1970 bis 1976 mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln. Buchdeckel in anthrazitfarbener Marmorierung.

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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 Vol

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1876.. viii, 264 pp; viii, 266 pp. Sm. 4to. Publisher's red pictorial cloth decorated in black and gilt. First edition printed in color. Illus. with 180 chromolithograph plates (incl. 3 maps, 1 folding) many with multiple images. Howes C241. Lipperheide 1618. Pilling 689. See Sabin 11537 (1866). Streeter Sale 4277 (1866). Field 260 (1841). Wagner-Camp 84:4 (1841). 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). Very good copies, boards slightly scuffed and bumped, joints just starting, Vol. II rejointed, recased, and endpapers renewed, plates and text bright.

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      William Clowes and Sons 1876 Boards lightly worn and with light waterstains. Front hinge started and with binding not tight. Small stamp on title page ; The rarest Burton! ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 59 pages

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        The Compleat Angler Or The Contempative Man's Recreation. (Fine Binding)

      Eliot Stock 1876. Facsimile of the 1653 first edition 16mo. designed title and cuts of fishes, polished green levant morocco, super extra, gold-tooled panel design on sides, inside gold-tooled borders, green watered silk linings, gilt top edge, otherwise uncut. Bound by Chambolle-Duru. An exact facsimile reproduction of the First edition, the original being the most precious of all books in the literature of sport. Overall VG+, long ink inscription to first blank, some toning to the morroco, slight starting to hinge on right side of the spine. A very pleasing tight and ornately bound edition. 7750

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        CEYLON A General Description of the Island, Historical, Physical, Statistical. Containing the Most Recent Information. By a Late Officer of the Ceylon Rifles

      Chapman & Hall 1876. . 1st Ed. 2 vols. xvi + 424pp. + viii + 432pp. Folding map. Ex.-Ceylon Association in London with ink stamps to half titles, inscription, some very light browning, original gilt lettered dec. black embossed cloth, spines sl. chipped with sm. nick to head of upper joint of vol. 2. and rubbing to head of lower joint of vol. 1. Exhaustive work including Physical Geography Climate, Diseases Meteorology, Ancient Sinhalese History, Ancient and Modern Indian Vessels, Early intercourse between Ceylon and the West, Chinese Voyages an Intercourse with Ceylon, Arabian and Persian Accounts, Mediæval Travellers, Modern History; Population, Literature, Flora and Fauna, etc. US$1088

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

      vii, 152 pp., [22 lvs plates]. Cloth stamped in blind. First edition. Illus. with 11 chromolithograph landscape views, 3 black & white views, and 8 plates of fossil specimens. Lacking the map. Howes M179. Farquhar, Books of the Colorado River 23. Wagner-Camp 379b. Graff 2647. One of the last Army expeditions in the region, this was an exploration of parts of New Mexico, Utah, and Colorado during the summer of 1859, northward out of Santa Fe along the Old Spanish Trail, to discover if there were a practical railroad or wagon route through the San Juan River country to the southern settlements of Utah Territory (in case of further armed conflicts like the "Utah War"), and on to the west coast. The report found the mountainous terrain impractical for a railroad, and the weather too severe for permanent settlement. The Civil War delayed publication. Landscapes were drawn by J.S. Newberry, and chromolithographed by Sinclair of Philadelphia of whom it was said: "No landscape produced by a skillful painter in water-colors could be much more finely executed. The colors are blended and softened down with the nicety of pencil work, and the most delicate atmospheric effects are produced.." (Marzio: Democratic Art, p.32). Farquhar calls the lithograph of Shiprock "one of the most pleasing of the scenic views made in that epoch" (p. 19). Provenance: From the library of Kenneth E. Hill, with his bookplate. Spine ends and corners worn with minor loss else a very good copy, small bookplate on front pastedown, plates sharp, lacking the rear map.

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        Something about telegraph cables. Manuscript (20pp.)

      1876. Gibson, Henry H. Something about telegraph cables. A paper read before the Hornsea Mutual Improvement Society. Autograph manuscript signed. N.p., 1876 (date supplied in a different hand). [20]ff., stapled at the top. 318 x 203 mm. Right margins a little frayed.Gibson was a member of the shipbuilding family that founded the firm of Edward Gibson & Son in Hull, Yorkshire; he was also vice president of the Mutual Improvement Society in Hornsea, a town on the Yorkshire seacoast connected to Hull by rail. His manuscript, the text of a lecture he delivered before the Society in 1876, includes his firsthand account of the laying of the 1873 Atlantic cable between Valentia, Ireland and Heart's Content, Newfoundland, undertaken by the Anglo American Telegraph Company seven years after the first successful Atlantic cable was laid in 1866. The 1873 Atlantic cable, like the 1866 and unsuccessful 1865 cables, was laid by the Great Eastern, accompanied on this trip by the companion vessels Hibernia, Edinburgh and Robert Lowe. Gibson's manuscript describes the preparations made prior to departure, the features of the Great Eastern, the various tasks involved in cable laying (among them being numerous "calculations . . . made every few minutes" and tabulated every half hour), the crossing, and the ship's arrival at Heart's Content. Evidence in the manuscript suggests that Gibson was heavily involved in submarine cable laying; e.g. in the raising of the Malta-Alexandria cable (laid in 1868).Gibson's lecture begins with a brief history of telegraphy, from signal beacons and semaphores to the electric telegraph, which he regards as one of the wonders of the age: "New speeds along minute wires buried in the earth or sunk in the ocean, or stretched on poles in the air, telling of the fall of empires or the flight of kings, the price of stocks; of births and bankruptcies; of arrivals and accidents; of elopements and wrecks; of crops, or robberies, of murders and of markets; friends hundreds of miles apart may converse with one another as if in the same apartment." He describes the development of the electric telegraph from the experiments of the Bishop of Llandaff in 1784 to the technological innovations of his own day, paying special attention to the Atlantic Cable and its troubled history. He refers several times to information given to him by participants in earlier submarine cable ventures; e.g. Willoughby Smith, who gave Gibson a firsthand account of the laying of the Dover-Calais cable in 1850.

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        Anteckningar öfver Staden Kongelf och f. d. Bohus fästning i historiskt, topografiskt och statistiskt hänseende.

      - Föreläsning hållen i Kongelf af G. Fr. Lagervall. På begäran utgifven. Alingsås. Tryckt hos J. D. Michelsen. 1876. 8:o. 38 s. Senare klotryggband utan ryggtitel. Inlagan något brunfläckad, mest titelbladet. Namnteckning Margarethe Nilsson på titelbladet. 14 x 11 cm.*Aberstén 103. Berthelius 39 anger "Ett mindre vanligt småtryck som jag sett förtecknad endast i en topografikatalog under 1900-talet". [#1335]

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        Old English Homes; a Summer's Sketch Books

      London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd., 1876. A beautiful copy with extraordinarily bright publisher's cloth and all twenty-three hand-mounted albumen photographs all in pristine condition, lacking the fading endemic to some copies nor is their the foxing that sometimes occurs and showing great Medieval homes and interiors including Penhurst, Knole, Hever Castle and Stoke Poges Church, however, it does have new endpapers and a bit of touch up to spine ends otherwise a very handsome copy. (scene of Grey's Elegy). viii, 215 pages. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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        Our Birds of Prey, or the Eagles, Hawks, and Owls of Canada

      Montreal: Dawson Bros, 1876. Cloth Bound. Ex-Library. viii, 154 p. text. 27 cm. 30 albumen photographs by William Notman. Brown cloth hardcover with gold and black impressing. Ex-library. Painted number on spine. Spine edges and corners worn. A "wave" to photo plates, apparently usual for this volume. Bookplate and reference labels as well as ink marks and stamps on endpapers. Small ink marks and ink stamp on rear of title and contents; these have bled through to opposite side of leaf. Ink stamp on top of text block. Vennor was a geologist, ornithologist, and meteorologist, born in Montreal in 1841. From 1865 to 1880 he was on the staff of the Geological Survey of Canada, and his reports contained much of practical value. The birds of prey featured include: falcons (including peregrine); hawks; buzzards; ospreys; bald eagles; owls; etc.

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        Autograph letter signed to [Jabez] Hogg, discussing microbiology

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

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        On the illumination of lines of molecular pressure... bound with 3 other offprints (some presentation copies)

      London: Royal Society, 1876. Crookes, William (1832-1919). On the repulsion resulting from radiation. Parts III-IV. Offprint from Phil. Trans. 166 (1876). [325]-376pp. 2 plates, text illustrations. With: The Bakerian lecture. On the illumination of lines of molecular pressure and the trajectory of molecules. Offprint from Phil. Trans. 170 (1879). [2] 135-64pp. Chromolithographed plate, text diagrams. With: Contributions to molecular physics in high vacua. Offprint from Phil. Trans. 170 (1879). [2] 641-62pp. Text diagrams. Crookes' presentation inscription to John Fletcher Moulton on fragment of front wrapper. With: On the viscosity of gases and high exhaustions. With a note on the reduction of Mr. Crookes's experiments . . . by Professor G[eorge] G[abriel] Stokes. Offprint from Phil. Trans. (1881). [2] 387-446pp. 4 plates (3 fold.), text diagrams. Crookes' presentation inscription to Moulton on fragment of front wrapper. Together 4 offprints, 4to, bound in a single volume with two other works (see below). 296 x 225 mm. Half morocco c. 1883, rubbed, corners & extremities worn. Slight marginal browning, but fine. From the library of John Fletcher Moulton (1844-1921), with his bookplate. First Editions. The first of the offprints listed above deals with Crookes' earlier discovery of what he originally believed to be "light pressure" within a vacuum balance, as predicted by the corpuscular theory of light and Maxwell's electromagnetic theory. This phenomenon led him to invent the familiar four-vaned "light-mill" or radiometer; however, it was later found (by Johnstone Stoney) that the action of the radiometer was caused not by light pressure but by the internal movements of the molecules in the residual gas. Crookes had apparently not yet accepted Stoney's explanation when he wrote "On the repulsion resulting from radiation," since in paragraph 195 he speculates that the action of the radiometer is due to the absorption and radiation of heat. The remaining three offprints are from the series of research papers that Crookes began in 1878, investigating the possibility that the dark space coating the cathode in low-pressure electrical discharges (later named "Crookes' dark space") was somehow related to the layer of molecular pressure causing movement in the radiometer. "By attempting to determine the actual paths of 'lines of molecular pressure' on the analogy of Faraday's lines of magnetic force, Crookes came to work on the cathode rays, which until then had been the exclusive province of German experimentalists. An electric radiometer whose vanes acted as a cathode showed that the dark space separating the cathode from the cathode glow extended farther from the blackened side of the vane, and that only when the pressure was reduced to a point at which the dark space touched the sides of the radiometer tube did rotation occur. . . . With his thorough grounding in the experimentally difficult art of vacuum physics, Crookes laid the foundation for the fuller investigation by J. J. Thomson of the behavior of radiant matter in the discharge tube, showing, for example, that it induced phosphorescence in minerals like the diamond; that it caused the glass of the discharge tube to phosphoresce; that its stream could be deflected by a magnet; and, most important of all, that since it cast a shadow of an opaque object . . . it traveled in straight lines and was corpuscular in nature" (DSB). Twenty years later Thomson demonstrated that this radiant matter consisted of electrons. These four offprints by Crookes are from the library of John Fletcher Moulton, an eminent barrister, judge and amateur scientist whose electrical researches had won him a fellowship in the Royal Society. Moulton bound the offprints together with two other scientific works (one of which he co-authored), as follows: De la Rue, Warren (1815-89) & Muller, Hugo. Experimental researches on the electric discharge with the chloride of silver battery. Offprint, in 4 parts, from the Phil. Trans. 169 (1878) [parts 1-2]; 171 (1880) [part 3]; and 174 (1883) [part 4]. [2] 67 [1]; [2] 71-157 [1]; [2] 159-210; [2] 211-251pp. 10 plates (incl. port. of de la Rue), 3 lith. charts. 2-page "Uncorrected proof, exclusively for the use of the Fellows at the meeting of the Society" (1883), a follow-up to Part 4, bound in before that part's title. London: Royal Society, 1878-83. Author's presentation inscriptions to Moulton on fragments of front wrappers to parts 1, 2 & 4. Spottiswoode, William (1825-83) & Moulton, John Fletcher (1844-1921). On the sensitive state of electrical discharges through rarified gases. [Part 2: On the sensitive state of vacuum discharges]. Offprint from Phil. Trans. (1879-80). [2] 165-229; [2] 561-652pp. 10 plates.

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        Matusow na Ukrainie".

      - Typ: pastel; Haslo: Matusow; Przyn. adm.: Kresy - Ukraina-Kijowskie; Sygnatura: Pastel sygnowany u dolu kompozycji: "Jadwiga Galezowska Matusow na Ukrainie".; Technika: Pastel podklejony na tekture; Format: 215x310.; Inf o autorze: J. Galezowska (29.02.1876 Warszawa - 6.09.1948 Krakow) zd. Malinowska, malarka, poczatkowo uczyla sie prywatnie, na kursach i prywatnych szkolach w Warszawie i Krakowie, studiowala w Monachium i Paryzu, w 1906(1905?) wyszla za maz za Jozefa Galezowskiego, do 1909 przebywala za granica, 1909-1911 mieszkala w Warszawie, potem w Krakowie skad odbywala liczne podroze, zob. SAP t.2 s.278. prawdopodobnie praca z lat 1906-1914.; Uwagi: Matusow w guberni kijowskiej w powiecie czerkasskim (na poludnie od Kijowa), centrum znacznego klucza dobr, bedacego wlasnoscia ks. Potiomkina, generala Wysockiego od 1811, potem Orlowa, zob. SGKP t.6 s.175. Obiekt nie istniejacy.; Kategorie tematyczne: architektura rezydencje / Architektur Residenzen/Residenz / architecture rezydencje/residences, manors/residence, manor; Pastel w stanie wiecej niz dobrym, dosc liczne, ale slabe, rdzawe plamy.

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

      Boston: Samuel Walker and Company, 1876. 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.). First Edition. Half-Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Illustrated Under the Supervision of George T. Andrews from Original Designs By F.O.C. Darley, Wm. L. Shepard, Granville Perkins, Etc.. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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      (Pubblicata in occasione del ?Primo centenario Nascita Garibaldi?). 1 p. (mm. 132x210), datato: Caprera 13 Nov. 1876, in lingua francese, di 7 righe. (1876). ?Mon cher .. / Merci pour votre nouveau et precieux ouvrage / J?ai peu de tems pour lire, et suis V.e devoai (sic)?. Ben conservati.

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        An HISTORICAL SKETCH Of LOS ANGELES COUNTY, CALIFORNIA. From the Spanish Occupancy, by the Founding of teh Mission San Gabriel Archangel, September 8, 1771, to July 4, 1876. Published by Louis Lewin & Co

      Los Angeles:: Mirror Printing, for Louis Lewin & Co.,. 1876.. 8vo. 1st edition, 2nd issue (Cowan II, p. 669; Howes W-110; Rocq 2652; Zamorano Select 112). 88 pp.. Original printed paper wrappers.. Wrapper edges chipped, with upper corner lacking from front wrapper.. Japanese paper repair to spine. Occasional pencil marginalia. An. About VG copy..

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        The Lord?s Land; a Narrative of Travels in Sinai, Arabia Petraea, and Palestine, from the Red Sea to the Entering in of Hamath

      New York: Nelson & Phillips, 1876. First edition in publisher?s de Luxe binding. Very slight rubbing of covers (gilt very bright), light waterstain in margin of some pages, occasional brown spot, contemporary gift inscription in brown ink on titlepage. A very nice copy. Quarto.

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        Les maîtres d'autrefois.

      Plon 1876 - - Plon, Paris _1876, 14,5x23cm, relié. - Edition originale. Reliure à la bradel en pleine percaline marine, dos lisse, reliure de l'époque. Rare et précieux envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Xavier Marmier. Une ombre sur les gardes laissée par une étiquette de description de libraire, agréable exemplaire. Autographes d'exception & Impressions d'Orient . La Librairie Le Feu Follet offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction ainsi que les frais de port vers la France métropolitaine sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 1035 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Wit & Mirth: Or, Pills to Purge Melancholy. In six volumes.

      London: W. Pearson, for J. Tonson, London 1876 - Six volumes. "London: W. Pearson, for J. Tonson, 1719- 20": in fact an undated [1876] London facsimile. Portrait frontispiece of Thomas D'Urfey to volume one. Large paper copy. Touch of foxing to portrait and titles. A fine, bright set, attractively rebound c.1965 in green half-leather, gilt lettering & decoration to spines, green buckram boards, top edge gilt. (**PLEASE READ CAREFULLY** - This book will require special carriage arrangements. To order this book PLEASE CONTACT US for a prior shipping quote and for further information). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Map of Asiatic Archipelago

      London.: Edward Stanford.. New Edition.. 1876.. Folding coloured linen backed map dissected into 18 sections. Folds into a green cloth case with yellow title label on upper cover. Evenly browned. Shows northern Australia, Indonesia, Singapore, New Guinea, the outline of mainland Southeast Asia, Hong Kong. Insets of Singapore and Labuan feature along the bottom margin of the map. .

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        La Moda Elegante Ilustrada. Periódico de las Familias. Año XXXV. 48 números (año completo.)

      Madrid 1876 - 26x38. Holandesa piel. 48 números encuadernados (año completo.) Profusamente ilustrado con grabados entre texto y 49 hermosas láminas de moda femenina coloreadas a mano. Algunas hojas sueltas, algunas (pocas) dañadas. Las hermosas láminas están en general en buen estado, aunque algunas han sufrido daños marginales. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

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      1876. An Agony, in Eight Fits. With Nine Illustrations by Henry Holiday. London: Macmillan and Co., 1876. Original buff cloth pictorially decorated in black, all page edges gilt. First Edition of this poetical nonsense tale, both funny and subtle, that "describes with infinite humour the impossible voyage of an improbable crew to find an inconceivable creature" [WM&G]. The crew consists of a Bellman, a Bonnet-Maker, a Barrister, a Broker, a Billiard-Maker, a Banker, a Butcher, a Baker, a Beaver and (the only one not illustrated) "a Boots." In his dedicatory verse to Gertrude Chataway, Carroll hid the child's name twice.~This is a clean, near-fine copy -- the light buff cloth has only very minor soil, and there is only very minor wear at the tips; there is a little light foxing on the title page (undoubtedly from the tissue guard), but the original endpapers are not cracked at all. In short, a desirable copy. Williams Madan & Green 115.

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        Officina preistorica del Monte Rocca, Rivole Veronese.

      Subject: (Paleoantropologia). (Verona, 1876) Album in-4 br. con 10 tavole. Manca il libretto di 78 pp. Opera rarissima : due copie note nelle Biblioteche Italiane. Memorie dell' "Accademia di Agricoltura, Arti e Commercio di Verona" A. LIII

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      [San Francisco? 1876].. Broadside, 11 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches. Old fold lines. Tanned. Lightly edgeworn, with a few small chips. Very good. A rare anti-Republican broadside from the election of 1876, addressed to the voters of California. General George McClellan, running as a Democrat, lost the 1864 election to Abraham Lincoln. A dozen years later the "McClellan Legion of San Francisco" continues the attack on Republican politicians and officeholders for bloating the federal payroll and for saddling the American people with debt. "Fifty thousand office holders have been added since the war; a large army of high salaried officials crowded into every department of Government to feed upon the people's treasury and their pay generally increased. Congress has repeatedly increased its own pay, and grabbed back pay, and while the income of the people has constantly been growing smaller, the income of the office holders has been increasing." Reconstruction policy is also criticized, as are Chinese immigration laws. Though not explicitly stated, the implicit solution to the problem is to vote Democratic in the forthcoming election of 1876 - a contest in which Democrats would argue that victory was stolen from their candidate, Samuel Tilden, in favor of the Republican, Rutherford B. Hayes. In the election, Hayes won California and its six electoral votes. No copies are listed in OCLC.

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        A POPULAR HISTORY OF ENGLAND from the Earliest Times to the Accession of Victoria

      Dana Estes and Charles E. Lauriat, Boston;, (1876) - In four thick volumes, trnslated by F. Moy Thomas ad M.M. Ripley, fully illustrated with wood and steel plates from several eminent artist; John Gilbert, P. Leyendecker, G. Staal and others, bound in 3/4 blue morocco over black cloth, raised bands with compartments lettered and decoratively stamped in gilt, marbled endpapers, a few spots of foxing to endsheets, internally fresh. A very handsome set (leather).

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        Gli scavi della Certosa di Bologna descritti e illustrati.

      Subject: (Bologna). Bologna, Regia Tipografia, 1876, folio, due cartelle con lacci (testo e tavole, a fogli sciolti entrambi) pp. 479 + CL tavole, molte cromolito di grandissimo formato (cm. 60 x 80). Non ? mai esistita la tav. X. Mitica opera, la pi? importante di sempre sull'archeologia bolognese.

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        La montagna fra la Secchia e l' Enza. Memorie e studi di alpinisti reggiani.

      Subject: (Reggio Emilia - Geologia). Reggio nell' Emilia, Calderini, 1876, leg. moderna mezza tela (conservata all?interno la cop. orig.) pp. 224 con una tavola litografica ripiegata in fine. Rarissimo.

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        An Illustrated Historical Atlas of Clinton County, Ohio. Compiled, drawn and published from Actual Surveys.

      Philadelphia, 1876 - Square folio. Recent half tan calf, gilt lettered green label, marbled boards. A little spotting throughout, some wear to page edges, binding fine. With maps views and plans of countys, townships, towns and villages.

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        A Journey to the Centre of the Earth

      Published by Griffith and Farran, West Corner of St. Paul's Churchyard, London 1876. London 1876. Hard back binding in publisher's original illustrated green cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine and to the upper panel. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains [viii] 384 [8 page catalogue] printed pages of text with 52 full-page monochrome illustrations throughout. Old surface mark across the top left corner of the lower board, contents not affected, foxing to the rear end paper, prize plate to the front paste down, corners and spine ends turned-in. We currently hold in stock 15 other titles by this author. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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        Il libro degli spiriti. o i principj della dottrina spiritica .... voltati in italiano da Niceforo Filatete. Torino, G. Baglione, 1876, 8 brossura originale, pp. 424. Rara 1a edizione.

      Subject: (Esoterica). Torino, G. Baglione, 1876, 8vo brossura originale, pp. 424. (Soft Cover)

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        Etruscan Bologna: a study.

      Subject: (Bologna - Archeologia). London, Smith, Elder & Co, 1876, 8vo leg. originale t.tela con fregi in nero e oro, pp. XII-275 con inc. n.t. e una tav. lit. rip. f.t.

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        Plan of the City of Philadelphia

      Mitchell Map Co., Washington 1876 - A decorative map with fully hand coloured vingette views along the upper and lower margins., Size : 510x555 (mm), 20.125x21.875 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring Very Good, originally folded, fold have been reinforced.

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        A Quaint Treatise On Flees And The Art a Artyfichall Flee Making by an old man well known on the Derbyshire Streams as a first-class fly-fisher a century ago

      G : in good condition with brown card slipcase. Covers very rubbed and bumped. Top edge of spine slightly cracked and frayed. Bottom edge of spine with small splits. Pages slightly rubbed and browning throughout. Aeg. Tightly bound and intact. Slipcase case rubbed with tape repairs First Edition Green/gilt hardback cloth cover 300mm x 230mm (12" x 9"). pp91. Two chromo-lithographic facsimiles from water drawings by James Poole on card. [Llugwy North Wales; Offerton Stepping Stones]. Printed from an old ms. never before published the original spelling and language being retained, with editorial notes and patterns of flies and samples of the materials for making each fly. [A Quaint Treatise on Flies and [Artificial] Flymaking by an old Fisherman]. Lists 26 flies with 22 examples on hard card with the made up fly, and the materials used to create it: March Brown*, Dottril Dun*, Little Chap*, Watchett*, Oringe Brown*, Granum*, Black Gnat*, Tailey Tail*, Green Drake, Oringe Headed Dun*, Light Dun*, Bigg Dun*, Crossing Brown*, Spider Flee*, Black Ant, Large Red Ant, Small Common Ant*, Small Caterpillar*, Bank Flee, Little Sky Blue*, Stream Flee, Willow Flee*, White Mout, Brown Mout. Appendix: Indian Yellow*, Eden Fly*, Summer Dun*, March Brown*, Green Drake*, Grey Drake*. Bookplate of William Charles Everley Taylor of Scarborough. Inscribed in pen on fep.

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        The Effects of Cross and Self-Fertilisation in the Animal Kingdom

      London: John Murray,, 1876. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt, boards blocked in blind, brown coated endpapers. Contemporary gift inscription to front blank. Cloth fresh save for minor rubbing at the extremities, very light spotting to edges of text block and title pages. A superb copy. First edition, with the three-line errata slip facing page viii. A beautiful copy, rare in such nice condition. Darwin's research on fertilisation in plants was an offshoot of his work on evolution and natural selection. To demonstrate that genetic variation gave organisms an advantage in the struggle for survival, he performed experiments demonstrating that self-fertilisation weakened plants in comparison with those that had been cross-fertilised. Darwin considered this volume to be a compliment to his 1862 book, Fertilisation of Orchids, though this one was more technical and the initial print run was low, with only 1500 copies selling in the first year.

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      1876. 2. ALCOTT,LOUISA MAY. ROSE IN BLOOM. A SEQUEL TO "EIGHT COUSINS". Boston: Roberts Brothers 1876 (1876). 12mo (4 3/4 x 6 3/4"), blue blind stamped cloth, some cover soil, hinges neatly strengthened, 1 signature beginning, occasional soil, really overall VG. 1st edition, 1st state with last signature in 4, with no "S" in "illustration" on title page, the period after "illustration" is clean, noted only in first printing copies, (Blanck references a "not seen" copy with the s, and a 3rd state with a "slovenly printed period"). Illustrated with an extra illustrated title page. Scarce.

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        Manuscript Archive of the family of Dr. George Senn, M.D., of De Pere and Green Bay, Wisconsin, nephew of the famed Dr. Nicholas Senn, includes Correspondence while serving in the Medical Corps in WWI, his Medical and Scientific School Notebooks, Family Photographs, Paper and Manuscript Ephemera, dated 1870s - 1940s

      - Large Manuscript Archive consisting of 1,074 letters, approximately 3,293 pages; School, Medical, and Scientific Notebooks, 3,287 manuscript pages; 260 photographs; 1,364 pieces of paper ephemera, both paper and manuscript, all dated from the 1870s to the 1940s. Dr. George Senn, M.D. Dr. George Senn was born February 14, 1876, at Green Bay, Wisconsin. He was the son of Henry C. Senn and Sophia Findeisen. His father came to Green Bay from Ashford, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, about 1870. The family was of Swiss origin, his ancestor having immigrated to America around 1847-1852, settling in Ashford. Henry Senn was a school teacher in Green Bay for some time, but retired to Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Mrs. Senn died in 1890. While born in Green Bay, George Senn would later move to De Pere, Wisconsin, where he made his home. Senn¿s uncle was the famous surgeon and author, Dr. Nicholas Senn1 (1844-1908). Dr. Senn received his early education in the public schools of Oshkosh and later attended the Oshkosh State Normal School, from which he received a life certificate as a teacher. He spent the year 1895-96 teaching school in Green Bay, after which time he attended the University of Wisconsin, graduating with the degree of B.S. in 1901. In 1903 Dr. Senn received the degree of M.S. from the University of Chicago for post-graduate work. The archive includes school notebooks for the years of his education at the above institutions. While in graduate school Senn was appointed to a fellowship in physiology under Professor Jacques Loeb2 (1859-1924), the noted physiologist and biologist, where he spent two years in exhaustive research work under Loeb's supervision. Senn had been working under Loeb for several months at the time of the fellowship and was recommended by Loeb himself for it. The fellowship provided Senn with $300 per year, but more than that, it gave him the opportunity to work closely with the most advanced studies being done in certain branches of original research. Prof. Loeb in his time became one of the most famous scientists in America, widely covered in newspapers and magazines. He was nominated a number of times for the Nobel Prize, but never won. His main area of interest was animal tropisms and their relation to the instincts of animals; heteromorphosis, the replacement of an injured or removed organ by a different organ; toxic and antitoxic effects of ions; artificial parthenogenesis; and hybridization of the eggs of sea-urchins by the sperm of starfish (A complete biography and details of Loeb's scientific work can be found in the American National Biography, Volume 13, pages 814-816; Oxford University Press, 1999). Dr. George Senn named one of his sons Jacques Loeb Senn, to honor his professor. This collection includes several letters of Prof. Loeb, as well as notebooks kept by Dr. Senn for the Physiology lectures and laboratory work he performed under Prof. Jacques Loeb, while at University of Chicago. In 1903, George Senn entered Rush Medical College, from which institution he received his M.D. degree in December of 1904, at which time he began his practice as a surgeon. After graduating medical school he was made house surgeon of St. Joseph's Hospital at St. Joseph, Missouri, and acted in that capacity from January 12, 1905 to December 31 of the same year. He began the general practice in St. Joseph and remained in that city for four years. On January 1, 1910, he went to De Pere, Wisconsin, and opened his practice in that city, where he stayed for most of the rest of his life. During his residence in St. Joseph he was a lieutenant and assistant surgeon for three years and later captain and assistant surgeon in the Fourth Regiment of the Missouri National Guard. On coming to De Pere in 1910 he continued to specialize in surgery and gained a reputation during the years of his residence in this city as a successful surgeon. He became a member of the Brown County Medical Society and was also prominent in the

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        The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

      - London- Reeves and Turner, 1876 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The important first Buxton Forman edition in the original binding (often seen in later leather binding). Long considered the definitive edition. Four Volumes bound in publisher's powder blue cloth, eachwith gilt decorations from a design by Dante Gabriel Rossetti*. Percy ByssheShelley (1792-1822) is one of the major English Romantic poets, best known for works such as Ozymandias, Ode to the West Wind, To a Skylark and The Mask of Anarchy. He was expelled from Oxford, after writing, The Necessity of Atheismbut his political and religious radicalism won him many followers as well as detractors. In 1816 Shelly married Mary Godwin,better known asMary WollstonecraftShelley. He drowned in a sudden storm while sailing in Italy. This edition of Shelley's works includesThe Choice, A Poem on Shelley's Death by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. The title pages from the original publications are duplicated and all editorial introductions to previous editions. There are a number of appendices and Shelley's juvenilia. *For full details on the cover design, see W. E. Fredeman, 'Woodman, Spare That Block': The Illustrations and Book Designs of Dante Gabriel Rossetti (in The Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies, Spring 1996, pp. 20-21, 26, 31 [binding repr. p. 39]). Condition: The bindings aretight and firm with the boards and all internal pages securely attached. There is some wear to the extremities including stains and grubbymarks to the boards, bumping to the corners and the cloth is starting to fray along the edges and spine. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright with the occasional brown spot or handling mark and some offsetting to the endpapers. The brown spotting is worst on the first and last few pages of each volume. Overall, the condition of these volumes is good only..

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        Atlante zoologico popolare. Volume settimo. Rettili e pesci.

      Subject: (Illustrato - Zoologia). Napoli, Raimondo Petraroja, 1876/77, folio tutta tela rossa originale con titoli in oro al piatto anteriore, dorso stinto, pp. nn. (224) con 94 tav. incise e colorate (43 rettili e 50 pesci). Manca una carta con la descrizione della tav. 51, "Torpedine elettrica" ed una tavola a colori, la n 18, "Tinca comune". Il solo settimo volume (ma parte in se completa) di opera giustamente mitica.

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        Le costume historique. Cinq cents planches, trois cents en couleurs, or et argent, deux cents en camaieu. Avec des notices explicatives et une etude historique.

      Subject: (Cromo - Costumi). Paris, Firmin-Didot, 1876, 8vo grande, 20 cartelle mezza tela originali (con strappi alcune) pp. XLIII-288 con 472 (di 500) bellissime tavole litografiche (300 delle quali in cromolitografia f.t.

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        THE QUIVER OF LOVE A Collection of Valentines Ancient and Modern

      London, Marcus Ward & Co, 1876.. FIRST EDITION 1876, small 4to, 225 x 175 mm, 9 x 7 inches, extra illustrated chromolitho title page in gold, pink and dark brown and 8 beautiful plates printed in gold and colours, (4 by Greenaway, 4 by Walter Crane), mounted in decorated borders also pink, gold and dark brown, tissue guards laid in loosely, some engraved pictorial headpieces and initial letters in classical style, pages: (2), (1-7), 8-152, complete with half-title. Poems from a wide variety of authors including Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Byron, Coleridge, Dryden, Herrick, Hood, Earl of Rochester, Christina Rossetti, Shakespeare, Spenser etc. Bound in original publisher's dark green cloth, bevelled edges, elaborate gilt decoration of cupids, quiver, lyres and torches etc to upper cover and spine, blind stamped diagonal rules to lower cover with blind floral decoration in diamond shapes, gilt lettering to upper cover and spine, gilt title on small red mounted panel in centre of upper cover, all edges gilt, dark blue endpapers, Lower corners and upper corner of upper cover slightly worn with board just showing at tips, very slight rubbing to edges of red panel on upper cover, head and tail of spine slightly rubbed with pinhead nick to cloth on lower hinge just below top and 2 just above tail of spine (see image), gilt bright on upper cover and spine, a little faint offsetting from some plates onto margins of facing text, due to small size of laid in tissue, 2 tissue guards missing, 2 tissues slightly torn, 2 inner joints slightly cracked but binding tight and firm, contents clean and bright, no inscriptions. A very good plus copy. See Schuster No.167 1h. Some copies were issued with only 4 or 5 plates. There were several varieties of binding for the first edition, including different colour cloth and the title panel on upper cover in gold or white as well as red. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The Emigrant and Sportsman in Canada. Some Experiences of an Old Country Settler with Sketches of Canadian Life, Sporting Adventures, and Observations on the Forests and Fauna

      Edward Stanford, London 1876 - Green cloth wtih black decorations to boards; gilt lettering to spine. Folding map as frontispiece. Some faint shelfwear; half-title browned; one signature started, otherwise fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Il Bel Paese. Conversazioni sulle bellezze naturali la geologia e la geografia fisica d'Italia.

      Subject: (Geologia). Milano, Agnelli, 1876. 8vo mezza tela grossa, tassello al dorso, pp. 488 con ill. (Prima edizione).

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