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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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        ROSE IN BLOOM. A SEQUEL TO "EIGHT COUSINS"

      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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        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 - pp. viii, 440. Colour folding map, linen backed. Very good in red half calf and green boards, tidy ex library gilt stamp on front boards. Gilt spine titles, marbled endpapers and page edges. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Manuale del cacciatore e dell'uccellatore colla particolar descrizione delle caccie romagnuole.

      Subject: (Caccia - Uccellagione - Romagna). Bologna, Romagnoli, 1876. 8vo br. originale (mancano le copertine) cop. muta, pp. (8)-299 (Ceresoli, 65: "Edizione originale, rara. Quest'opera, assai celebrata, oltre che un manuale per il cacciatore, ? una vera ornitologia ragionata, ..")

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        Le Journal illustré, treizième année complète (1876), du n°1 du 2 janvier 1876 au n°52 du 24 décembre 1876, soit 52 numéros.

      Le Journal illustré 1876 - - Le Journal illustré, Paris _1876, 28,5x38cm, relié. - Edition originale. Reliure en plein cartonnage crème, dos lisse orné de fleurons estampés à froid, importante plaque dessinée par Delannoy et gravée en rouge, représentant un fronton encadrant un oeil de boeuf sur le premier plat et élément architectural estampé en rouge en ornement central et double filet en encadrement dessiné par Delannoy sur le deuxième plat, reliure de l'éditeur. Bel exemplaire. Le Journal illustré est un journal hebdomadaire français créé en février 1864. Il est conçu sur le modèle du Penny Illustrated Paper sorti en 1861 en Angleterre. Il est illustré de grandes gravures sur bois et traite de sujets magazine en huit pages au format 27 x 37,5 cm. Quelques années plus tard, il est intégré au groupe de presse du Petit Journal. Conçu pour concurrencer L'Illustration qui est vendu 75 centimes, Le Journal illustré est vendu 10 centimes. Il disparut en 1899 quand le supplément illustré du Petit journal, illustré en couleur, appartenant au même groupe et vendu depuis 1890, le supplanta. Nombreuses collaborations, dont Aristide Roger, Charles Darcours, Francisque Sarcey, Compositions et dessins de Meyer, Claverie, Pellissier entre autres. . 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 : 460 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        HISTORICAL MEMORIALS OF WESTMINSTER ABBEY (EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED)

      London: John Murray. Fine with no dust jacket. 1876. Hardcover. ENGLAND; RELIGION; Anglican; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" t; xliii, [1], 580 pages; Bound in 3/4 green levant morocco leather over marbled boards with matching end papers. Provenance- bound by Bennet Book Studio, NY. This is the 4th and revised edition, extra-illustrated with 63 engravings tipped in and inserted, including folding and color plates. All edges bright gilt, 6 panel gilded spine with 5 raised bands. .

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        THE HOLY BIBLE: containing the Old and New Testaments; translated literally from the original tongues

      Hartford, CT: American Publishing Company. 1876. 1st edition. hb. Royal 8vo, pp. 892, 276. Re-bound in modern brown buckram with the original brown cloth from the front board laid-down. Internally clean and tight. . The Julia E. Smith Parker translation of the bible is considered to be the first complete translation of the bible into English by a woman. Smith (1793-1886) of Gastonbury, Connecticut, was a member of the Sandemanian sect founded in Scotland about 1730, which advocated the restoration of the apostolic church. As a child she acquired a working knowledge of Latin, Greek and Hebrew. At the age of 54, after having read the bible in its original languages, she commenced a literal translation, which she completed in 1855. The work is a strictly literal rendering; Smith always translating a Greek or Hebrew word into the same word in English, wherever possible. Smith completed this work, on her own, in eight years. Not only is this considered the first complete translation of the bible by a woman, but it is the only translation made by anyone - man or woman - without help. As Smith says, in her Preface: "It may be thought by the public in general, that I have great confidence in myself, in not conferring with the learned in so great a work, but as there is but one book in that Hebrew tongue, and I have defined it word for word, I do not see how anyone could know more about it than I do." In 1876, at 84 years of age, she finally sought publication (although she says in her Preface that this was not her intention when she began). The publication costs of $4,000 were underwritten by Smith and her sister Abby Smith. One thousand copies were printed and offered for sale at $2.50 each. See, Herbert, Historical Catalogue of Printed Bibles. .

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        Proceedings of the Physical Society of London

      97 - London - Printed by Taylor and Francis, 1876 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A hard to come by set of The Physical Society o f London's proceedings. Bound in green cloth with gilt lettering and blindstamped border. Eachvolume contains scientific articles and plates. The Physical Society of London, England, existed from 1874 to 1921. It was a scientific society and produced the Proceedings of the Physical Society of London. The society later became the Physical Society and then the Institute of Physics. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is some mild wear to the extremities, including bumping. Internally the pages are clean and bright with a couple of handling marks. There aresmall institutional labels on the front pastedowns and ink stamps on the first few pages and the reverse side of some of the plates. Overall the condition is very good..

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        The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

      American Publishing Company, Hartford 1876 - First Edition, First Printing with the half-title and frontispiece printed on separate leaves and printed on wove paper instead of laid paper. This FIRST ISSUE book is bound in the ORIGINAL Blue Cloth boards with light restoration to the spine. The binding is tight, with some wear to the edges. The pages are clean with some staining to a few pages. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with ALL the First Issue points. We buy Mark Twain First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        View of College Point, L.I. 1876

      Milwaukee, 1876. No Binding. Very Good. 19 ¾ x 28 inches. Marginal mends away from image, rebacked on supporting sheet, very good overall. An elegant and scarce bird's-eye view of College Point, showing the area during its transition from a rural suburb to a thriving factory town. The development of the neighborhood centered on the Enterprise Rubber Works, founded by the German-American philanthropist and entrepreneur Conrad Poppenhusen. His factory is shown as well as two other significant Poppenhusen works: the College Point station of the Long Island Railroad (the rubber baron acquired and consolidated the railroads which would become the LIRR) and the Poppenhusen Institute, a free educational center whose offerings included the first free kindergarten. Many of the residents of College Point were, like Poppenhusen, German immigrants; hence it is not surprising that the neighborhood should have become well known for its beer. Only one of the famous beer-gardens, the Boulevard Hotel, is labeled; but two breweries are marked and named. Schools, churches, lumberyards and other manufactories are labeled as well. The view is decorated with many sailboats, rowboats and a steamer sailing Flushing Bay and the East River. Reps, Views and Viewmakers 2489.

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        THE DICKENS-COLLINS CHRISTMAS STORIES

      1876. Comprising No Thoroughfare and [The Lazy Tour of] Two Idle Apprentices. Boston: William F. Gill & Company, 1876. Original green cloth stamped in gilt. First Edition thus (so combined into one volume). These were both collaborations between Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins (brother of Dickens's daughter's husband) -- "The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices" had appeared in Dickens's periodical Household Words in 1857, while "No Thoroughfare" had been the final (1867) Extra Christmas Number of Dickens's subsequent periodical All The Year Round. Each tale has its own Gill title page, and each has a frontispiece illustration, but the two stories are continuously paginated. Very good-plus condition (minor wear at the extremities, front endpaper cracking at the hinge). Podeschi (Yale) D75. Provenance: bookplate of William Self, being from lot 179 in his sale at Christie's.

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        Gilmory

      1876. first edition. Is it Really Bonnie Prince Charlie or the Great Pretender?ALLEN, Phoebe. Gilmory: A Novel. In Three Volumes. London: Samuel Tinsley, 1876.First edition of the author’s first novel. Three octavo volumes (7 3/8 x 4 15/16 inches; 188 x 125 mm.). [2], 258; [2], 248; [2], 263, [1, printer’s imprint] pp. With the 16 pp. publisher’s catalogue, dated September, 1877, and the [8] pp. publisher’s advertisements, dated August 20th, 1877, at the end of Volume I. No half-titles called for. Decorative woodcut head- and tail-pieces.Original terra cotta pebble-grain cloth with covers decoratively stamped in blind and spines lettered in gilt. Original cream-colored endpapers. Minor rubbing to corners and spine extremities, small dark stain to spine of Volume I, a few additional light spots to covers, minor blistering to endpapers. Short tear to outer blank margin of P2 (pp. 211/212) in Volume I and to O7 and O8 (pp. 205/206) in Volume III, small piece torn from upper blank margin of R3 (pp. 245/256) in Volume III, due to poor opening, a few additional leaves poorly opened. Slight browning to first and last leaf in each volume, occasional light foxing. Small bookseller’s ticket on front pastedown of each volume: “G.A. Poynder, Second-Hand Bookshop, Next to General Post Office, Reading.” Previous owner’s ink signature (Arthur J. Nash) on front free endpaper of each volume. A very good copy of this very scarce book. NUC locates only one copy (Illinois), OCLC locates only one copy (Cornell), and KVK locates three copies (British Library, Cambridge, and National Library of Scotland).Set in the eighteenth-century, the heroine, Gilmory Anstruther, is an appealing independent woman, who stands her ground firmly against a variety of adversaries. Mystery surrounds her birth, but hints are dropped that her father is an aristocrat. Her romance with the local miller's son enrages her scheming grandfather, who produces his own suitor for her hand. This is no less than Bonnie Prince Charlie, whose campaign the old miser has secretly been funding in exchange for his granddaughter's royal marriage. The Young Pretender turns out, however, to be an impostor, a notorious highwayman who has cheated the old man out of his gold. Gilmory's father is revealed to be the Duke of Gilmory, and she and the miller's son are united after a dramatic deathbed scene in which her grandfather begs forgiveness. Not in Sadleir or Wolff.

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        THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND

      1876. Complete in Three Parts. Fully Illustrated. Sold Only by Subscription. Boston: "Household Words" Publishing Co., 1876. Original green cloth decorated in black and gilt, beveled. Early (first?) American edition of all three parts in one volume. Both Scribner Armstrong of New York and Henry L. Shepard of Boston came out with the first American editions of Part I only in late 1874 -- about a year before Sampson Low's first British edition (in three volumes) and Scribner Armstrong's complete edition (in three volumes). In 1876 (actual dates unknown), Donnelley Loyd of Chicago, "Household Words" of Boston (as here), and Scribner Armstrong all came out with the first complete-in-one-volume editions. Quoting from T&M:~In 1876, THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND was issued by "Household Words" Publishing Company of Boston, sold only by subscription. Although billed as complete in three parts, this translation is abridged and condensed from Shepard's book (first part), and American Homes serial (second part), which was in itself adapted and abridged by Hawley Lee. A tall, slender volume, the book is bound in bevelled boards, with a small gilt image of a Civil War soldier standing guard inset above a floral design on the upper left corner of the front cover.~This copy is in good-plus condition (spine ends and fore-corners worn, endpapers cracked, some leaves torn near the spine). In our experience this 11-inch-tall double-columned volume is quite uncommon. See Taves & Michaluk V013.

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        LIFE AND EXPLORATIONS OF DAVID LIVINGSTONE, Carefully Compiled From Reliable Sources

      London Adam and Co. and the Tyne Publishing Company n.d. [ca. 1876] - 2 volumes. First edition thus, the expanded edition with colourplates. With a full-page colour lithographic frontispiece and decorated title page, and 18 full colour lithographic plates. 4to, beautifully bound in 3/4 English black calf of the period over cloth covered boards, likely a publisher's upgraded binding, the spines with gilt decorated raised bands ruled in gilt and with gilt rolled tooling at the heads and tails, one compartment lettered in gilt, volume numbers in gilt in another compartment, sides of backs and corner pieces ruled in blind, turn-ins blind decorated, endpapers marbled, a.e.g. ix, 478; 479-973 pp. A fine set, internally as pristine and unused and mint but for the most occasional and lightest of spotting, the plates especially bright, the bindings very handsome and strong and sturdy, a touch of minor wear to the calf or rubbing, not at all obtrusive. BEAUTIFUL FIRST EDITION IN FINE BINDINGS, THIS ISSUE WITH THE PLATES IN FULL COLOUR, in most issues the plates other then the decorated titlepage were only tinted . A beautifully produced account of Livingstone’s life and of his many adventures in Africa in a proper and very handsome contemporary binding. The coloration adds magnificently to these dramatic and exciting plates. Livingstone was one of the greatest national heroes of his day. Much like the American astronauts in the 1960s Livingstone represented for the British people the finest example of their national manhood and a true and courageous explorer of a "last frontier". This edition is considerably expanded, the editions more commonly found have only 19 plates and over 200 fewer pages. "Dr. David Livingstone, the Scottish medical missionary, is known to history as the greatest explorer of his age and a dedicated humanitarian who devoted his life to the eradication of the African slave trade. He was a national hero to his contemporaries and time has confirmed his reputation as one of the greatest, if not the greatest, of the eminent Victorians, both in his achievement and in his influence." - George Martelli [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Hunting of the Snark, an Agony in Eight Fits

      London: Macmillan and Co.,, 1876. With Nine Illustrations by Henry Holiday. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles and elaborate pictorial designs to boards gilt, green coated endpapers, all edges gilt. Burn & Co. binder's ticket to rear pastedown. Engraved frontispiece and 8 plates, blank "ocean chart". Printed "Easter Greeting" from Lewis Carroll tipped in to front free endpaper. Abrasion and loss of size to upper board. A very good copy. First edition. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the half title, "Elizabeth Annie Thresher from the Author. Mar. 29, 1876".

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        The League of Lathoma Tale of the Civil War in Lancashire

      London - Chapman and Hall, 1876 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The complete collection of William Harrison Ainsworth's three volumed late historical novel, The League of Lathom - A Tale of the Civil War in Lancashire. First edition. William Harrison Ainsworth was an English historical novelist born in Manchester. He was very popular in his lifetime and his novels sold in large numbers. He is described by S. M. Ellis as One of the most picturesque personalities of the nineteenth century. His other works include Preston Fight, Boscobel, Manchester Rebels, Tower of London, and Old Saint Paul's. Complete inthree volumes. Condition: In original cloth bindings with gilt lettering to the spines. Externally, light rubbing and bumping, with light shelfwear,and fading to the spines. Library bookplate to the front board of volume two. All hinges are slightly strained. Internally, generally, firmly bound, with some leaves working loose. Bright and generally clean,with the odd spot and handling mark. Ink signature to the front pastedown. Library bookplate to the front pastedown to volume one. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        FACTS ABOUT SHERRY, Gleaned in the Vineyards and Bodegas of the Jerez, Seville, Moguer, & Montilla Districts During the Autumn of 1875

      London, Ward, Lock, and Tyler, 1876.. FIRST EDITION 1876, 8vo, 180 x 120 mm, 7 x 4¾ inches, engraved frontispiece and 15 engraved plates, 9 illustrations in the text, pages: (11), 12-108, 7 pages of adverts at front and rear including endpapers, handsomely bound by Asprey and Garrard of London in modern full burgundy morocco, single gilt ruled border to covers, gilt raised bands to spine, gilt lettering and gilt bunch of grapes in 1 compartment, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, and with original publisher's printed yellow card wraps bound in at front and rear, colour illustrated on upper cover. A touch of fading to spine, faint bookseller's stamp on second advert page, otherwise remarkably clean and bright, no inscriptions. A near Fine copy. The author was Wine Juror for Great Britain at the Vienna Exhibition of 1873 and he spent 3 months in the sherry districts of Southern Spain in 1875. Gabler, Wine into Words, page 293, G40310: "This is an interesting book not only because it tells us about sherry but because of what it tells us about the people, their customs, and their problems". MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

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

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

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        Historiska anteckningar rörande säteriet Jonsered, beläget i Partilles socken, Säfvedals härad af Göteborgs och Bohus län, från år 1545 till närvarande tid.

      - Göteborg 1876. 4:o. 30 s. Senare pappband. Inbunden oskuren med breda marginaler. Något nött rygg. (Nils Linde, Göteborg). Exlibris (Nils Sandberg). 29 x 20 cm.*Enligt uppgift i Gustaf Berntssons exemplar trycktes boken i 50 exemplar.[#35759] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Balaclava : The return 25th October 1854 ; "The charge of the six hundred" photogravure print

      London, Fine Art Society 1876 - Paper size: 26-3/4 x 17 inches Image size (not text): 25 x 13-1/8 inches. Circa 1876. "The Charge of the Six Hundred" by Lady Elizabeth Butler. black and white photogravure (not a steel engraving), copyright, The Fine Art Society London Balaclava, the return, 25th October, 1854. . photogravure, copyright, the Fine Art Society London Survivors walking back after the failed charge of the Light Brigade; wounded, bandaged. and dazed figures, some mounted soldiers. Includes two stanzes from poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson. Professionally washed and cleaned, soft crease in bottom margin otherwise in near fine condition. Elizabeth Southerden BUTLER (1846-1933) BUTLER, Lady Elizabeth Born Lausanne, Switzerland 1846; died Gormanston, Co.Meath 1933. Elizabeth Thompson, later Lady Butler, was perhaps the leading painter of this genre of the late nineteenth century. Her famous quartet of paintings exhibited between 1874 and 1877 (Calling the Roll after and Engagement in the Crimea - Her Majesty the Queen; Quatre Bras - National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; Balaclava - City of Manchester Art Gallery; and The Return from Inkerman - Ferens Art Gallery, Kingston upon Hull) established her reputation but her subsequent works never quite achieved the fame of these earlier pictures, in spite of such dramatic scenes as Scotland for Ever! (Leeds City Art Gallery) and The Defence of Rorke's Drift (Her Majesty the Queen). She continued to exhibit at the Royal Academy until 1920 but with few exceptions, all her pictures had military themes particularly soldiers in battle. While she never witnessed actual warfare, although she was in Egypt for some years in the 1880's with her husband, Lieut. Gen. Sir William Butler, many of her pictures were drawn accurately using models in some cases, or observing soldiers on maneuvers or practicing charges at Aldershot. For instance, when Queen Victoria commissioned the artist to depict the defense of Rorke's Drift, Elizabeth Butler went down to Gosport where the 24th Regiment was billeted upon its return from Natal, and made sketches from life. The soldiers even re-enacted the battle in their original uniforms worn throughout the campaign.

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        Old Times on the Mississippi. [together with]: A Literary Nightmare

      Toronto: Belford Brothers, 1876. First edition. Hard cover in original cloth. Published Toronto: Belford Brothers, 1876. 12mo., 5" x 7 1/4", 157pp. + 2 pp., publisher's ads. Brown decorative cloth with black designs and black and gilt titles. A few pages roughly opened, mild bump crease to corner of several sheets, else fine, clean, tight, attractive example. . 1st. Hard. Fine/No Jacket. 12mo.

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        Summer Days on the Hudson: The Story of a Pleasure Tour From Sandy Hook to the Saranac Lakes

      New York: Nelson & Phillips, 1876. hardcover. near fine. Illustrated with 109 wood cut engravings. Small 8vo, original pictorial green cloth beautifully bound and heavily gilt. New York: Nelson & Phillips, 1876. Near Fine. Early owners name on black fly-leaf.

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        Legislative Assembly New South Wales Votes and Proceedings Session 1875-6 (in Six volumes) with the Various Documents Connected Therewith. Volume I and Volume III

      Sydney: Thomas Richards (government printer), 1876. Two books, volumes 1 and 3. Marbled covers with leather spine extending 4cm into covers, surface wear. Volume 3 has water damage to bottom back cover and is missing approx 10cm by 3cm there, extending to a 9cm by 2cm chip in margins of last 100 pages (no loss of text). The spine also has a large chip at bottom. Both have small stickers attached to spine, labelled 289E and 289H . Age spotting to endpapers, interiors in very good condition (aside from chip/water damage mentioned for volume 3). Pages tight. Volume 3 in particular has extensive statistical information. Overweight, extra postage may be required outside Australia.. Half-Leather. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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        THE BARK COVERED HOUSE, or Back in the Woods Again; Being a Graphic and Thrilling Description of Real Pioneer Life in the Wilderness of Michigan.

      Privately Printed, Detroit, Michigan 1876 - 250 pages. Illustrated, both full page and in-text. Red cloth, gilt stamped; shows considerable darkening and staining; rebacked with new endpapers. A consistantly interesting account of pioneer life. A classic in its field. Howes N217. Good plus. (085) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Études sur la Bière, ses Maladies, causes qui les provoquent procédé pour la rendre inaltérable, avec une Théorie nouvelle de la Fermentation

      Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1876 Book. Fine. Soft cover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo (240x156 mm). xiii, 383 [1] pp. including half-title, 12 engraved plates, illustrations in text, uncut and largely unopened, original orange printed wrappers (very little tanned) in protective mylar foil, internally very fresh and unspotted. An extraordinarly well preserved and unsophisticated copy. Rare in this state. ---- <br><br> Sparrow 158; Garrison-Morton 2485; Heirs of Hippocrates 1018; Norman 1658; Cushing P-139; Duveen 461. Osler 1550. Thornton & Tully, p. 184. Waller 10966. - FIRST EDITION of Pasteur&#39;s important study of fermentation. Pasteur discovered that contaminated beer was caused by microorganisms in the air and not spontaneously generated as previously believed. He perfected a method of preparing pure yeast, acknowledging that a small quantity of oxygen was important for brewing..

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        The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

      London: Chatto and Windus,, 1876. Octavo. Original red cloth with border and cover design blocked in black and lettering in gilt, cream coated endpapers. Housed in a burgundy quarter morocco solander box made by The Chelsea Bindery. Ownership inscription on front pastedown. Extremities a little rubbed, spine very slightly darkened, shelf-wear to bottom corners of front board, superficial cracking to rear inner hinge but otherwise intact, text block solid, a very good copy, fresh and unrestored, scarce thus. First edition, published on 9 June, thus preceding the first American edition that appeared in mid-December by some six months. Twain chose to have the book published first in London to ensure copyright and perhaps also because he was more highly esteemed in Britain than at home. Oxford conferred an honorary doctorate on Twain in 1907, three years before his death, an honour grander than any he ever received in America.

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        The Indian Alps

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1876 And How We Crossed Them being a narrative of two years residence in the Eastern Himalaya and two months tour into the interior. In green cloth, with attractive gilt tooling and title, rounded edges, corners and edges a little bumped and worn. Spine has been relaid, keeping much of the old, title and tooling in gilt, a little worn. Internally, new endpapers. Internally, new endpapers, NO inscriptions, half title & frontis present, some offsetting to titlepage, interesting vignette to tp, (xiii), [3], 612 pp, 10 pl, 1 map, printed by Spottiswoode and Co, New Street Square and Parliament Street, London. A wonderful account of an early Lady explorer crossing the Himalayas. Rare.

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        Bollettino del Club Alpino Italiano. Anno 1875. Vol. IX. n¡ 24

      Torino, 1876, 8vo br. originale, pp. 524. Tra gli altri lavori : Apelle Dei, &#39;Il Monte Amiata e le sue adiacenze&#39; con 4 inc. xil. un &#39;Ricordo botanico del Matese&#39; di A. Jatta con due tav. lit. rip. L&#39; "Ascensione del Rondinajo" di E. Whitting; il Monte Canino e la Valle di Resia" con due belle lit. a colori; num. altre inc. xil. anche a piena pag. e due belle tav. lit. a colori (Il Gran Paradiso, versante di Cogne e versante Valle dell&#39;Orco, dis. di Rimini ripreso da Baretti); "Panorama del Monte Viso" lit. a col. rip. &#39;Veduta di Cogne&#39;, xilografica

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        A Quaint Treatise on "Flees, and the Art of Artyfichall Flee Making"

      London: John B. Alden 1876, 1st printing, Second issue. () [i-ix],x-xiii,1-91pp. Very good. Large quarto. Original publisher&#39;s green cloth with elaborate gilt and black piscatorial design and titles to front board. Gilt designs (a fish, 2 mayflies, and a lily pad) and titles to spine. Discrete professional restoration to spine and corners. Some foxing throughout. A.e.g. Page rippled where photograph of Aldam is mounted. Two lithographed plates. Complete with all flies and tying materials present on 6 leaves (22 sunken mounts). Flies and tying materials fresh and unblemished. Second issue but with uncommon, variant cabinet photograph of Aldam (with hand on head and book resting vertically) affixed to recto of dedication leaf. This page is signed by Aldam "Yours Faithfully, W.H. Aldam." Westwood & Satchell 3. A very good copy of the first fishing book to include examples of hand-tied flies. The publishing history of this title is complicated, with this being the second issue (includes multicoloured, serrated tabs to affix flies) of an approximate printing run of 200 copies. The flies contained in this copy are exceptionally nice, especially the final two mayflies..

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

      Montreal: Dawson Bros, 1876 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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        Tilfjelds i ferierne eller jæger- og fiskerliv i høifjeldene.

      Christiania, Alb. Cammermeyer, 1876. 8vo. (4) + 324 s. Foldet kart. Orig. dekorert helsjirtingbd. Hilsen i gammel hånd på fribl. Rift i kartet (berører ikke kartskissen). Diskre navnestempel i gull ved nedre del av rygg

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        Lecons sur les Localisations dans les Maladies du Cerveau et de la moelle Épinière faites à la Faculté de Médecine de Paris

      Paris, Bureaux de Progrès Médical / V. Adrien Delahaye, 1876-1880.: Natural Science; Neurologie; Neurology; Rare Books. 8°.. Édition Originale. Nouvelle reliure (Demi-Maroquin). / First Edition. New half-leather binding with new endpapers. Some foxing throughout.

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        FACTS ABOUT SHERRY, Gleaned in the Vineyards and Bodegas of the Jerez, Seville, Moguer, & Montilla Districts During the Autumn of 1875. Author signed

      London, Ward, Lock, and Tyler, 1876.. FIRST EDITION 1876, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO BLANCHARD JERROLD, 8vo, 180 x 120 mm, 7 x 4¾ inches, engraved frontispiece and 15 engraved plates, 9 illustrations in the text, pages: (11), 12-108, 7 pages of adverts at front and rear including endpapers, bound in original publisher's blue blind stamped fine grained cloth, gilt illustration and lettering to upper cover, spine plain. Spine slightly darkened, slightly worn at head and tail, gilt bright, contents clean and tight. A very good copy. The author was Wine Juror for Great Britain at the Vienna Exhibition of 1873 and he spent 3 months in the sherry districts of Southern Spain in 1875. On the title page he has written: "Blanchard Jerrold Esq., with the Author's cordial regards." Blanchard Jerrold (1826 ? 1884) was a well known journalist, writer and dramatist. Gabler, Wine into Words, page 293, G40310: "This is an interesting book not only because it tells us about sherry but because of what it tells us about the people, their customs, and their problems". MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The Hunting of the Snark. An Agony, in Eight Fits

      London: Macmillan and Co. 1876. 8vo, xi, (2), 83, (3)pp, with a frontispiece and 8 full-page b/w wood-engraved illustrations after Henry Holiday and an Òocean chartÓ (actually blank) at p. 17. Original pictorial tan cloth, covers decoratively stamped in black with illustrations by Holiday, backstrip lettered in black, slightly worn at head and foot of backstrip, front hinge cracked and repaired. First edition, a pleasant copy of this great nonsense poem, which contains some of CarrollÕs best loved lines and HolidayÕs bets illustrations. There was also a red cloth binding, issued as a special presentation binding: 100 were bound thus, 80 of which Dodgson inscribed at one go in the publishers&#39; offices according to Maggs. Williams, Madan, and Green, 115.&

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        Une Matinée d'hiver au quai de l'Hôtel Dieu.

      1876 1876 - Etching, roulette & drypoint. 23.5 x 32 cm. Impression on thick laid paper. Boucard/Goodfriend, no. 123. State 4 or 5 of 15, without the publisher's name lower right.

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        Die geheimnisvolle Insel

      Wien/Pest/Lpz., Hartleben 1876.. 3 Tle. in 1 Bd. 720 S. Mit 152 Illustr. u. 1 Portr. d. Verf. in Holzst. OLn. Mit Goldpräg. Leicht berieb., 1 Bl. lose u. randrissig, Gelenke gelockert. - (Bekannte und unbekannte Welten. Abenteuerliche Reisen v. Jules Verne, 14.-16. Bd.)

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