viaLibri Requires Cookies CLICK HERE TO HIDE THIS NOTICE

Displayed below are some selected recent viaLibri matches for books published in 1876

        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]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
 1.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        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".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
 2.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Ein stiller Musikant / Psyche / Im Nachbarhause links /// Waldwinkel / Pole Poppenspäler., Drei Novellen / Novellen.

      Verlag George Westermann, Braunschweig, 1876 + 1875. - 186 + 222 S., Zwei Erste Ausgaben, später in einem Band zusammengebunden (WG 27, Teitge 1190 bzw. WG 26, Teitge 1269). Bevor Storm seine Werke in Buchform veröffentlichte, ließ er sie fast immer in Zeitschriften, Zeitungen oder den damals so beliebten Wochen- oder Monatsheften erscheinen. Außerdem erhöhte Storm seine Finanzen damit, dass er seine Novellen zeitgleich oder in zeitlicher Nähe einmal einzeln und zusätzlich mit anderen Werken herausgab. Je zwei der hier vorliegenden Novellen wurden vorher in Westermanns illustrierten deutschen Monatsheften bzw. in der Deutschen Rundschau veröffentlicht, eine Novelle in der Deutschen Jugend. Schlichter Einband, der etwas berieben u. schiefgelesen, Rücken seitlich beschädigt u. mit Einrissen, Textseiten fast komplett sauber u. gut, Zustand inen 2 / 2+. >>> Sehr seltene Erstausgaben zusammengefasst! <<< Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1800 12°, gold- u. blindgepr. grünes Ln. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ANTIQUARIAT & kunst Annelore Westerheyde]
 3.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        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&#39;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&#39;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..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
 4.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        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]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
 5.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        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&#39;s printed yellow card wraps bound in at front and rear, colour illustrated on upper cover. A touch of fading to spine, faint bookseller&#39;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.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
 6.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        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!

      [Bookseller: Ed Conroy Bookseller - edconroybooks.com]
 7.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquaria Bok & Bildantikvariat AB]
 8.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        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.

      [Bookseller: Lord Durham Rare Books Inc. (IOBA)]
 9.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Head of Yellowstone River

      Louis Prang and Co., Boston 1876 - Chromolithograph after water-color sketches of Thomas Moran. Original artist proofs with notations and Thomas Moran¿s signature. Published Boston, Louis Prang and Co., 1876 Image size: 11 5/8 x 16 1/8¿

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries of Philadelphia, PA]
 10.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        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&#39;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.

      [Bookseller: The Wild Muse]
 11.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        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.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
 12.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        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.

      [Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd]
 13.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        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]

      [Bookseller: Colorado Pioneer Books]
 14.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        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..

      [Bookseller: Milestones of Science Books]
 15.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
 16.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        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.

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
 17.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        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

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani già' Naturalistica snc]
 18.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        The Grand Canyon of Yellowstone

      Louis Prang and Co., Boston 1876 - Chromolithograph after water-color sketches of Thomas Moran. Original artist proofs with notations and Thomas Moran¿s signature. Published Boston, Louis Prang and Co., 1876 Image size: 11 5/8 x 16 1/8¿

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries of Philadelphia, PA]
 19.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        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..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
 20.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        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.

      [Bookseller: Attic Books]
 21.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        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

      [Bookseller: Ruuds Antikvariat]
 22.   Check availability:     Antikvariat     Link/Print  


        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.

      [Bookseller: Old Head Books & Collections]
 23.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        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.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
 24.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        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.&

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller]
 25.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        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.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
 26.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        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.)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
 27.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        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' offices according to Maggs. Williams, Madan, and Green, 115.

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller ]
 28.   Check availability:     ABAA     Link/Print  


        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]

      [Bookseller: Pennymead Books]
 29.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        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".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
 30.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        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.

      [Bookseller: Temple Rare Books]
 31.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        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.

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
 32.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        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.

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
 33.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        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 .

      [Bookseller: Renaissance Books]
 34.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        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.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
 35.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        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

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
 36.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        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 .

      [Bookseller: Lake Macquarie Secondhand Books]
 37.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        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]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
 38.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        [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)..

      [Bookseller: The Wayfarer's Bookshop ABAC/ILAB/PBFA]
 39.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        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. .

      [Bookseller: Hurley Books]
 40.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        From the Earth to the Moon Direct in 97 Hours 20 Minutes

      Sampson Low, London 1876 - Blue boards embossed and decorated in gilt, image of rocket approaching gold moon to front board. 160pp plus 16pp publisher's list. Trans. from the French by Louis Mercier and Eleanor E. King. 'Author's edition with illustrations' on title page. all edges gilt. Externally spine a little darkened and sunned. A little bumped at corners and bumped and scuffed at ends of spine. Inside, prize plate mounted to 1st pastedown is dated 1876 (date also on title page). No other marks. Good tight copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ripping Yarns]
 41.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        PICTURESQUE EUROPE

      1876.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
 42.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        THE PRIME MINISTER

      1876. [the Michael Sadleir set] In Four Volumes. London: Chapman & Hall, 1876. Original reddish-brown cloth decorated in gilt. First Edition in book form of the fifth of Trollope&#39;s six "Palliser Novels." This is the tale describing "the triumph, the troubles, and the failure of my Prime Minister" [Trollope&#39;s Autobiography]. Its major theme is "a study of two divergent temperaments: the Duchess striving to make her husband the greatest figure of his time, and he conscious only of his duties and responsibilities" [Gerould]. In addition to the Palliser family, Phineas Finn also figures into the plot.~During the decade following Dickens&#39;s death (1870), the vogue of serial parts went into a rapid decline. In an effort to revive the idea, publishers tried out the concept of issuing a novel in eight five-shilling parts, unillustrated; only a handful of novels came out in this fashion before it was deemed a miserable failure. Included were George Eliot&#39;s MIDDLEMARCH (1872) and DANIEL DERONDA (1876) -- plus Trollope&#39;s THE PRIME MINISTER. Thus the sheets were first issued in eight wrappered parts, but with every two volumes continuously-paginated for this four-volume book edition.~As Sadleir points out, leaves were printed on two thicknesses of paper: "Parts and volumes exist, sometimes uniform in paper-quality and sometimes mixed. No evidence of issue is provided by such varieties; the paper was obviously supplied in mixed qualities to the printer." In this set, the first three volumes appear to be on the heavier paper, and the fourth on the lighter paper.~This is a clean, bright, attractive set, essentially FINE (the merest of rubbing at the edges, one slightly cracked endpaper). Although THE PRIME MINISTER is not one of Trollope&#39;s scarcest titles, we seldom see all four volumes in such desirable condition. Sadleir (TROLLOPE) 45. Provenance: speaking of Sadleir, his discreet oval bookplate is present on the front paste-down of all four volumes.

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
 43.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Map of the Environs of London Reduced from the Ordnance Survey

      London, c. 1876. Engraved folding map, 58 x 82 cms, dissected into 32 sheets and laid on linen as issued, folding into brown cloth covers. (Note pricing on the paper label: 1 s. plain; 1/6 coloured; 3 s. coloured and mounted - our example of the map was the &#145;deluxe&#146; version and as the most expensive and most durable version is most likely to survive.) Map

      [Bookseller: Tim Bryars Ltd]
 44.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Ecorces

      Octon, France: Verdigris Press. 2012. Signed, limited edition, one of 12 deluxe copies, all on Hahnemuhle paper, in leporello format, each signed and numbered by the artist, Judith Rothchild, and by the author, Claude Ber, from a total issue of 50, 12 deluxe and 38 regular copies. This deluxe copy contains one original copper plate and one folio page spread with original watercolor / wash of tree trunk by Judith Rothchild and one of the text paragraphs written by Claude Ber to accompany the art. Page size: 11-3/4 x 7-3/4 inches; 24pp. Bound: loose as issued in green screen-printed wrappers embossed to reflect tree trunks, printed letterpress with title, author, artist, and press in black on front cover and again on spine, housed in custom-made clamshell box of green screen-printed paper over boards, tray case with ribbon pull to house original copper plate and original art and page of manuscript by Mark Lintott. The titlepage is printed in black on green marbled paper which is also embossed to indicate trees, each page with the mezzotints and / or embossments by Judith Rothchild all of tree trunks, usually on the diagonal, surrounding the texts, paragraphs by Claude Ber writin to accompany the prints of Ms. Rothchild. This is a wonderful collaboration, handset and printed letterpresss by Mark Lintott in Vendome romain on an 1876 Albion press. Ecorces, loosely translated, is tree bark and the textures and grains are remarkably conveyed by the lovely mezzotints. <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/10652.jpg >Image.</A><br>

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis, Inc.]
 45.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Hayes Plans His Acceptance Letter For the 1876 Republican Presidential Nomination

      Hayes Plans His Acceptance Letter For& the 1876 Republican Presidential Nomination.& & The 1876 Republican National Convention was held at Exposition Hall in Cincinnati, Ohio from June 14 to 16, 1876.& James G. Blaine was the frontrunner and the favorite of party leaders, but he was tarnished by allegations of corruption; Oliver P. Morton, the choice of Radicals, was in ill health; Benjamin H. Bristow, the favorite of reformers, was hated by the still-popular President Grant; and Roscoe Conkling, the quintessential spoils politician, was unacceptable to reformers. As the favorite son of Ohio, Governor Rutherford B. Hayes was a true dark horse candidate. He had much in his favor, however. Both regular and reform Republicans liked him. He was a war hero, had supported Radical Reconstruction legislation and championed Negro suffrage, came from a large swing state, and his reputation for integrity was excellent. Distasteful to no one, he was the second choice among the supporters of the other leading candidates. The convention teemed with Hayes supporters, and Hayes&#39; cause was championed by the powerful Ohio U.S. Senator, John Sherman. When none of the major candidates could muster the votes of the majority of the delegates, Hayes became the convention&#39;s compromise choice for the nomination. William A. Wheeler of New York was selected as his running mate.& & On June 19, Hayes wrote to Sherman expressing his thanks. "I trust you will never regret the important action you took in the inauguration and carrying out of the movement which resulted in my nomination. I write these few words to assure you that I appreciate and am grateful for what you did." Four days later, Hayes&#39; diary states, "The nomination has been well received. The best people, many of them heretofore dissatisfied with the Republican party, are especially hearty in my support. I must make it my constant effort to deserve this confidence." & & That same day, he wrote a follow-up letter to Sherman discussing the nature of his to-be-written letter accepting the nomination. In it, he indicates that he is already being pressured by countervaling forces within the party to & & adopt their positions, that he wants to avoid getting pinned down by them, and is seeking to commit to as little as possible. Autograph Letter Signed, Columbus, Ohio, June 23, 1876, to Sherman. "I am very glad to get your good full letter. The next thing in order for me is my letter of acceptance. I am advised to harden by some, and to soften by others the money plank, and so on. Perhaps I would do well to approve it as it stands. I shall hardly reply to the Committee before the end of the month, or till after the 4th. If you have suggestions, you will oblige me by making them. My inclination is to say very little. The people are already organizing meetings, are ratifying, and the letter of acceptance may as well perhaps be a purely formal affair, may it not?" This letter, illuminating the new candidate&#39;s thoughts just days after his selection, is included in The Diary and Letters of Rutherford B. Hayes. We do not recall having another like it for any presidential nominee.& & In the end, he found it necessary to make his letter of acceptance, dated July 8, lengthier than he had hoped. In it, Hayes laid special stress on the necessity of reform in the civil service and declared his "inflexible purpose, if elevated, not to be a candidate for election to a second term," because he believed that "the restoration of the civil service to the system established by Washington, and followed by the early Presidents, can best be accomplished by an Executive who is under no temptation to use the patronage of his office to promote his own re-election." His letter also committed him to the protection of freedmen&#39;s rights. & & The presidential election of 1876 was until recently the most disputed in American history. Democrat Samuel Tilden defeated Hayes in the popular vote, and had 184 electoral votes to Hayes&#39; 165, with 20 votes yet uncounted. These 20 electoral votes were in dispute: in three states (Florida, Louisiana, and South Carolina) each party reported its candidate had won the state, while in Oregon one elector was declared illegal and replaced. The votes were all ultimately awarded to Hayes after a bitter electoral dispute. Senator Sherman would be appointed Secretary of the Treasury in the Cabinet of President Hayes. &

      [Bookseller: The Raab Collection]
 46.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  

______________________________________________________________________________


      Home     Wants Manager     Library Search     562 Years   Links     Contact      Search Help      Terms of Service     


Copyright © 2018 viaLibri™ Limited. All rights reserved.