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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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        Tom Sawyer

      American Publishing Company 1876 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Mark Twain on a laid in card. This First Printing book has all the First Issue points; printed on wove paper, with the half-title and frontispiece printed on separate leaves. Note: First Edition, second issue books are printed on laid paper with the frontispiece printed on same page of half-title page. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with some wear to the panels. The pages are clean with minor wear to the edges. There is no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy SIGNED by the author. Includes a custom acetate dustjacket to protect the book. We buy SIGNED 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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        Le XVIIIème siècle.

      Dentu 1876 - - Dentu, Paris _1876, 12x19cm, 3 volumes reliés. - Dixième édition en partie originale car revue et augmentée. Reliures en demi maroquin marine à coins, dos à cinq nerfs sertis de pointillés dorés ornés de doubles caissons dorés richement agrémentés de motifs décoratifs dorés, encadrements de filets dorés sur les plats de papier marbré, certains coins légèrement émoussés, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures et dos conservés, ex-libris de Victor Hugo encollés aux versos des premiers plats de reliure, reliures de l'époque signée de E. Babouot. Précieux envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Victor Hugo : " au maître des maîtres / à mon cher Victor Hugo / Arsène Houssaye". La page où figure l'envoi autographe consiste en un feuillet ajouté par l'auteur et qui a été doublé et qui comporte un petit manque angulaire en tête, quelques petites rousseurs affectant essentiellement les gardes. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft 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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        Holidays in Tyrol: Klobenstein, Paneveggio and Obladis

      Chapman & Hall, London 1876 - First edition. 361, [5] ads pp. Folding map. Rebound with original cloth laid down on buckram. Very good. Ownership signature of George Meredith on the title page, and with a line of verse from Meredith's *A Ballad of Fair Ladies in Revolt*, in his hand (which differs somewhat from the published version) tipped to the front blank: "VIII. The manners of the market, honest sirs, 'Tis hard to cast off when you spy the wares: you flatter." *A Ballad.* was published in 1876 in *New Quarterly Magazine*, and it presented two ways in which men might respond to women's "revolt" against Victorian sexism. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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        Canoe and camp life in British Guiana.

      Edward Stanford, 1876 - x + 400pp + 32pp publisher's catalogue + 10 col. lithos + folding map. 1st ed., 8vo, lacking front end paper and with light water stain to frontispiece, mostly in margin otherwise fine in original green cloth. Description of expedition through the interior with much on natural history and encounters with the native indians illustrated with fine colour litho prints. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        New York from Bergen Hill: Hoboken

      London., 1876. Size: 440 ×1160 mm. Uncoloured woodcut engraving. Good condition. Panorama has folds and the back has been strengthened. There are repairs to tears in the margins. A large, striking panoramic view of lower Manhattan, that portion that is south of Central Park, looking across the Hudson River from a viewpoint in Hoboken, New Jersey. The borough of Queens is seen clearly across the East River. City Hall, the financial district, Greenwich Village, Chinatown, The Battery, Tribeca and Roosevelt Island are all identified. There is a lot of maritime activity to be seen on each of the rivers. Published as an extra supplement to weekly news journal "The Illustrated London News".

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        Collection of Autograph Letters to T.P. Kirkman

      London: No Publisher, 1876. A collection of nineteen autograph letters from Cardinal Manning to T.P. Kirkman, written between 1876-1880, bound in full morocco, title in gilt to spine, upper cover with title in between an onlaid Cardinal&#39;s hat device, gilt rule to edges, with gilt roll to inner edges, marbled endpapers. Ex-library with one small shelf number to reverse of front free marbled paper, otherwise no evidence. Very slightly rubbed to extremities, but otherwise very good, internally some light browning and wear, but generally fairly clean, one letter torn with loss, two envelopes tipped in at rear. Binding is by Fazakerley of Liverpool. A series of letters written by Cardinal Manning (1808-1892) to T[homas] P[enyngton] Kirkman (1806-1895), a mathematician and philosopher, best known for the &#39;fifteen schoolgirls problem&#39;, arranging fifteen young ladies in groups of three on each of seven days so that each young lady walks with every other one just once. Manning&#39;s first letter details his thoughts on Kirkman&#39;s book &#39;Philosophy Without Assumptions&#39;; a letter dated later in the month invites Kirkman to visit Manning at the Archbishop&#39;s House in Westminster, with later letters detailing Manning&#39;s thoughts on Kirkman and his work. For further details on both Manning and Kirkman see the ODNB. Signed by Author. First Edition. Full Morocco. Very Good. 8vo. Ex-Library.

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        THE SURVIVORS OF THE CHANCELLOR

      1876. Diary of J. R. Kazallon, Passenger. Translated from the French by Ellen Frewer. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1876. Original green cloth pictorially decorated in black and gilt, beveled. First American Illustrated Edition, actually printed in London. In mid-1875 Osgood published the first edition in English, unillustrated, as a little volume in their "Saunterer&#39;s Series." In November 1875, Sampson Low published the first illustrated edition in London. Then in January 1876, Osgood issued some of the British sheets in their own binding, constituting the first American illustrated edition -- as here. In March 1876 -- just two months later -- Osgood&#39;s financial situation forced him to sell at auction the plates and unsold copies of the five Verne titles he had published; these were bought by one Albert Mason, who in turn sold them to Porter & Coates of Philadelphia -- who would then proceed to use the plates to publish editions of their own. (Porter & Coates also issued some copies with the Osgood 1876 title page, but with "Porter & Coates" at the foot of the spine.) As with the British edition, the volume also includes the early Verne tale "Martin Paz," though it is not mentioned on the binding nor on the title page.~This copy is in green cloth, and the gilt vignette on the front cover is centered (no known priority). It is a bright, near-fine copy (fine except for minor rubbing at the extremities). Apparently because of Osgood&#39;s then-pending doom, this is today a scarce book. Taves & Michaluk V014; Myers 47.

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        Biographical Sketches of the Leading Men of Chicago. Photographically Illustrated

      Chicago: Wilson, Pierce & Co, 1876. Thick quarto. (12 x 9 inches). [1]- 258, [1-5]pp. 123 albumen photographic portraits by John Carbutt and others, each mounted within a printed gilt border, on a thin card leaf, some leaves with a mounted photograph on both the recto and verso. Publisher&#39;s black calf, the covers elaborately blocked in blind with a wide border built up from rules and a large Greek-key roll, the central panel with large corner-pieces of stylised foliage around a large central arabesque lozenge shape, all blocked in blind, the spine in five compartments with semi-raised bands. lettered in gilt in the second compartment, the others with simple repeat tooling in blind, marbled endpapers, gilt edges (neat repairs to joints). An extraordinary copy of this work, including more portrait photographs than any other recorded copy. This is a work which traditionally includes anywhere from 62 to 99 images: the present example, with 123 images, is the largest that we have ever handled and the largest that we have been able to trace. It is usually described as the second edition of a work with the same title published in 1868. However, the present work should arguably be treated as a new work as the changes and additions are so substantial. For example, the text has been entirely reset and indeed largely re-written with the entries brought up to date (e.g. the 1871 fire is mentioned on numerous occasions) and the number of individual biographies extended from 107 to 187. The only aspect of the first edition which does not appear to have changed is the inclusion of the fine portrait photographs by English-born pioneer photographer John Carbutt. Carbutt mantained a studio in Chicago for most of the 1860s, but sold to Thomas Copelin and moved away. Thomas Copelin, initially operating with a partner as Copelin & Melander, dissolved the partnership in 1871 when he took his son Alexander Copelin into the business. Alexander is the subject of one of the photographs in the present work (see opposite p.246). It is reasonable to assume that the photographs that were not in Carbutt&#39;s original 1868 edition, are in part, if not all, by the photographers of the gallery of Copelin & Son. References for the 1868 edition: Ante-fire Imprints 1287; Howes C363; Truthful Lens 13 or 30; Welling, Collector&#39;s guide to nineteenth century photographs, p. 105; Roosens & Salu 1652.

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        The Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite. Illustrations of the Emblems of the Thirty-Three Degrees: with a short desciption of each as worked under the Supreme Councils of the World

      Edinburgh: Menzies & Co.. Good with no dust jacket. 1876. Hardcover. Moderate rubbing to joints and edges of boards. 3/8" loss of leather at tips of corners of boards. Gutters broken at endpapers. Paper tape repair along inner margin and gutter of title page. Small ink scribble on title page. Quite heavy spots of foxing to endpapers and title page. Moderate spots of foxing throughout, mostly to the tissue guards. The plates themselves are fairly clean.; [viii] pages + 33 colour plates of the degrees, with one page of accompanying letterpress for each plate. Half leather binding with some gilt decoration. Spine title: "Scottish Rite". Page dimensions: 299 x 238mm. Uncommon.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

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        The Countries of the World : Being a Popular Description of the Various Continents, Islands, Rivers, Seas and Peoples of the Globe / by Robert Brown - [6 Volumes Issued and Complete in 3 Bindings]

      London : Cassell, Petter And Galpin, 1876-1881, 1876. 1st Edition. Subject: Africa, Europe, the Middle East, Mexico, North, Central & South America, West Indies - Description and travel. Description; 6 v. : ill. , maps, ports. Very good copies all in the original gilt-blocked full dark Morocco leather. Raised bands; spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat dulled and rubbed. Remains quite a well-preserved set overall.

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        Autograph Letter, Signed ("F. E. Spinner") to Angling author George Dawson, dated Jacksonville, Florida, Feby. 19, 1876, discussing Dawson&#39;s book of "fish letters" (Pleasures of Angling - [1876]), recounting a fish tale, and praising Florida winters

      Jacksonville, Florida, february 19, 1876. (FLORIDA) 12mo. 4 pp., pen and ink on a single folded sheet. Old folds. Fine . "Spinner, a strong nationalist, was an important adviser to Chase on matters such as the circulation of greenbacks (which bore Spinner&#39;s distinctive, hard-to-duplicate signature) and the creation of a national banking system. - Needing large numbers of reliable employees not subject to military service, he was the first governmental administrator to turn to women. He vigorously defended their employment against critics, hired over one hundred, paid them well by the standards of the time, and insisted on their continued employment after the war. - When a new secretary of the treasury in 1875 assumed control over the appointment of clerks, however, Spinner feared that dishonest people might be hired and he would be held responsible. He resigned and moved to Jacksonville, Florida, where he enjoyed a vigorous outdoor life until his death in that city." (ANB) Francis E. Spinner (1802-1890) served as Treasurer of the United States under Presidents Lincoln, Johnson, and Grant. In the angling world, he is notable as the recipient of letters from Oliver Gibbs, published as Lake Pepin Fish-Chowder (1869). In retirement in Florida, he writes to George Dawson, editor of the Albany Evening Journal and a noted American angling author, whose Pleasures of Angling with Rod and Reel (1876) is the first American book devoted to fly fishing. Spinner writes, "I am so glad to learn that you have been persuaded to publish your fish letters, in book form - when yours comes out, it will be read with pleasure." He then goes on to describe fishing for trout on McGirt&#39;s Creek, a tributary of the St. Johns River, and catching a cat fish of 18-1/2 pounds "on one of Chapman&#39;s &#39;No. 4 Minnow bait&#39; - I mention this, because I cannot learn from anyone, that a cat fish was ever known before to strike at artificial bait." Spinner concludes lyrically, "The orange, and other of the citrus family, are in bloom now - Whoever, at the North, that can afford to, and who has nothing else to do, and that does not spend his winters in this Elysium, is to be pitied. Do come." An excellent letter with outstanding content

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        The Complete Poems of Robert Herrick

      London: Chatto and Windus. Hardback. 1876. both book & dust jacket are in good condition Size 8vo from 6 3/4" to 9" tall some corners are bumped minor damage to top of spine on 3 volumes also has previous owners bookplate see scan some foxing on pages marbled endpapers & page edges have similar marbling very neat well done .

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        M. Michel Chevalier Et Le Bimetallisme, Par Henri Cernuschi. Articles Publies Dans Le Siecle En Avril Et Mai 1876

      Librairie De Guillaumin, Paris 1876 - Description: 135 p. 22 cm. Bound with Cernuschi's Mechanique de L'Echange, Librarie Internationale, Paris, 1865. Pages 135 & 244. Subjects: Chevalier, Michel, 1806-1879. Bimetallism. 19th century economics Both now finely bound in half analine calf over brown buckram boards. Spine bands and board edges scuiffed. Remains a particularly strong, tight, and clean copy. The decorative features include raised bands and gilt titling. Uncommon 1 Kg. 135 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Two Autograph Signed Letters to "Sir" [Richard Bentley, publishers] Regarding the Publishing of Burnaby&#39;s Famous "Ride to Khiva" in 1876]

      Windsor, 1876 Letter. Near Fine. No Binding. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Two letters: Windsor, 11 & 13 April 1876. Each 4 pp.; Octavo (ca. 18x11,5 cm); brown ink on watermarked laid paper with the letterheads of Windsor Cavalry Barracks. Near fine letters. [11 April]: "I have no objection to write a work on my travels to Khiva - provided the terms offered are acceptable - Several Publishers have written to me... & [I] am perfectly prepared to take into consideration any offer you may propose - If I were to write a work the volume would be about the same size as S[amue]l Bakers...". He goes on to describe how experienced a writer he is through being "The Times" correspondent in Spain and Egypt. If he writes something he has no doubt it will sell well "however I am not going to take the trouble to go into the book market on mere speculation." Another hand (in the publishers) has added notes for a proposition: "100 on day of pub[lication] / 200 on sale of 1100 / 200 on sale of 1800". [13 April]: Burnaby doesn&#39;t find their proposal "sufficiently definite to suit me. What I would require is a fixed sum down on the day the work is handed over to the Publisher - I have been already offered 750 by one firm & have not as yet accepted the offer as I am convinced that with the interest attached to the Eastern Question & the curiosity of the public to [hear?] what was the gist of my interview with the Khan of Khiva which by the way was of a highly political character - that the book would have an immense sale - There are several other Publishers also in treaty... - it would be as well to lose no time. I shall come to terms with the Publisher who offers me the best terms." Burnaby&#39;s book was eventually published by Cassell Petter & Galpin under the title "The Ride to Khiva" (1876). Its sale fully justified Burnaby&#39;s anticipations. "In 1875, on leave again, Burnaby departed from London on 30 November and in the winter travelled through Russia and Central Asia, enduring intense cold and frostbite. Evading Russian officials, and accompanied by a dwarf Tartar servant, in January 1876 he reached Khiva and was welcomed by the khan. Back in England Burnaby was lionized, and summoned by the queen to dinner at Windsor. He published A Ride to Khiva (1876), which he sold outright for £750. It was a vivid, lively travelogue, proudly British, in which he warned against Russian aggressive expansion through central Asia towards India, and denounced Russian rule as despotic, corrupt, and cruel. The book, vigorously advertised, sold well and was reprinted and translated. His journey and book made Burnaby a celebrity" (Oxford DNB)..

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        Thomas Wingfold, Curate

      NY: George Routledge & Sons. Very Good-; Spine ends folded in, slight loss of color at corners, . scattered minor toning, the hinges are not worn, the color is bright, . the text block is tight and unruffled, the only sign of prior ownership . is "Geo. Howland July 1876" in pencil on first blank leaf.. 1876. First American Edition. Hardcover. 12mo; Publisher&#39;s brown cloth, spine titled in gilt with two ornate gilt bands, boards with ornate embossed covers in black, vi, 666p., plus ads. **Shaberman #59. .

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