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        Combination Atlas Map of Genesee County, New York

      Everts Ensign & Everts Folio (15" x 17"), orginal cloth with leather spine and corners, gilt title on front cover, 51 hand colored maps.Corners and spine abraded, hinges a little weak,small chip to spine head, mild toning, contents near fine in a very good binding. Attractive atlas containing 182 lithographed views of businesses, farms, and residences, as well as 51 maps (7 double page). Additionally, there are 126 lithograph portraits, three steel engraved portraits, and 40 lithograph views of horses and other farm animals..

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        Reminiscences of Levi Coffin, the Reputed President of the Underground Railroad; Being a Brief History of the Labors of a Lifetime in Behalf of the Slave, With Stories of Numerous Fugitives, Who Gained Their Freedom Through His Instrumentality, Etc

      Cincinnati, Ohio: Western Track Society, 1876. 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good. 712pp, Rebound with new leather spine, gold type marble boards, new end papers. Very Good+ with inside pages very good. Double engraved frontispiece of the author and his wife, with the tissue guard present. Autobiography with an emphasis on the author's efforts to help runaway slaves to freedom. Scarce now 1st edition. , A memoir by Levi Coffin (October 28, 1798 - September 16, 1877), an American Quaker, abolitionist, and businessman. Coffin was deeply involved in the Underground Railroad in Indiana and Ohio, and his home is often called "Grand Central Station of the Underground Railroad." He was nicknamed "President of the Underground Railroad" because of the thousands of slaves that are reported to have passed through his care while escaping their masters. Howes C-540

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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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        Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas and the Tour of the World in Eighty Days (Lakeside Library)

      Chicago, Donnelley, Loyd & Co., 1876. First Combined Edition. "One volume profusely illustrated." Each book with a separate title page. 591 pages with advertisement for Verne's "Mysterious Island" following. Front cover loose, with first free endpaper missing. Back endpaper torn. Stamp of former owner, the commanding officer of Fort Custer, Michigan, and on first inside page and inscription on verso: "To Soldier Boys" Half leather binding, rubbed along spine and edges, otherwise very good. Hard Cover. Book condition: Fine Condition

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        Fashion and Passion; or, Life in Mayfair. In Three Volumes

      Chapman and Hall London: Chapman and Hall. 1876. First. First edition. Three volumes. The three-decker first edition in original dark red decorated publisher's cloth stamped in black, gilt spine titles. Binder's ticket: "W. Bone & Son, 76 Fleet St. London" on the rear pastedowns. Front pastedown's with light glue stain and remnants of the original printed circulating library label. Light professional conservation and repair to the spine ends and hinges, seven leaves in volume one are partly damaged and torn (pp. 19-22), with some loss of text (upper margin of pp. 39-43, 141-144), else a good sound set. An outrageous and enjoyably presumptuous popular novel of London society, with chapter titles taken from the best Victorian novels of the day. The scarce first edition, which had sold out as soon as it was announced, and which prompted a commoner second edition in 1877. .

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        BEAUCHAMP'S CAREER

      1876. In Three Volumes. London: Chapman and Hall, 1876. Original green cloth decorated in black. First Edition of this novel, published actually in November 1875, near the end of its serialization (August 1874 - December 1875) in The Fortnightly Review.~BEAUCHAMP is the first, and greatest, of his [Meredith's] less deeply personal books... It is political. It dabbles with ideology. It has much to say -- and nearly all of it severely critical -- of the condition of England in the middle 1870s... It is a strange, absorbing book, one that makes demands on the reader... It is lyrical, oracular, subtle in its shifting point of view, and funny too... BEAUCHAMP preserves its greatness as a political novel for the main reason that it is the expression of a paradox. It promotes no cause. It isn't Tory. It isn't radical. It floats the notion, everywhere now gaining support, that small is beautiful. [Williams]~This is an unusually clean, near-fine copy, with very little wear (a few faint cover marks, one small hole near the top of one spine) -- quite remarkable for a three-decker novel, as most copies (but not this one) went straight to the lending libraries where they would be plastered with labels and then rented out. Meredith's two last novels, from the 1890s when the libraries were dying out, do frequently turn up in this condition -- but not the earlier ones, such as BEAUCHAMP'S CAREER. Collie IX; Sadleir 1688 (and pp 380-381, where he ranks this novel eighth in scarcity among Meredith's fifteen works of fiction). Loosely inserted is the 1948 customs declaration when the most-recent owner of this set bought it from Myers & Co. of New Bond Street.

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        The Yellowstone National Park and the Mountain Regions of Portions of Idaho, Nevada, Colorado and Utah. Described by Prof. F.V. Hayden ... Illustrated by Chromolithographic Reproductions of Water-colour Sketches, by Thomas Moran

      Boston: L. Prang and Co., 1876. Folio. [2],iv,48pp. of text, including two full-page maps. Fifteen chromolithographs, each on original card mounts. Publisher's half brown morocco over maroon pebbled cloth boards portfolio binding, with four brass clasps, upper cover stamped in gilt "The Yellowstone Park." With original printed grey wrappers for the fifteen parts laid in, within fine modern morocco backed cloth box. A complete copy of Thomas Moran's finest published work and a masterpiece of chromolithography: the greatest American color plate book of landscape scenery from the post-Civil War era. This copy is especially remarkable for containing the original wrappers, the first time that we have ever encountered them. There are fifteen wrappers, each of which has printed on the front wrapper: "The / Yellowstone / National Park. / Hayden. / Moran." The verso of the rear wrapper of each of the fifteen parts lists the plates that come with the work, and explains that "each part will contain one plate and its accompanying text. The Title, Table of Contents, Preface, Introduction, and two Maps will be furnished with the last part. L. Prang & Company, Boston." The stunning views in this book are based on Thomas Moran's work during Ferdinand V. Hayden's 1871 expedition to northwestern Wyoming, the first survey of what would become Yellowstone National Park. During that summer, Moran laid the basis for some of his most famous works rendered in watercolor, oil and here in chromolithographs. These plates were the first to adequately depict the spectacular scenery of Yellowstone, and have long been considered the most skillful and striking prints of the park. Indeed, these images helped define the American West for much of the public. Louis Prang was the greatest color-printer of his day, and he declared this work his masterpiece. At the time of its production in 1876, it was certainly the most elaborate and successful work of chromolithographic printing undertaken in the United States. Printed on card using numerous lithographic stones to give incredible depth of color, the intended result was to give the prints the appearance of the original paintings. A contemporary review in The Nation declared the prints to bear remarkable likeness to the original watercolors, "an accuracy which we do not think could have been surpassed in any country." The review continues by praising Moran's artistic sense, "the boldness and facility of the drawing are really impressive." Another reviewer termed the work "a genuine triumph of American graphic art." Moran himself praised Prang's efforts, writing to him in 1876: "It is in every respect a most sumptuous & magnificent work....It seems to me that Chromo-Lithography has, in your hands, attained perfection so skillfully have you reproduced every shade and tone of color of the originals." The work's publication marked "the beginning of [Prang's] dominance of the finest American chromolithographic work in the last quarter of the century" (Reese). Bennett concurs, writing, the book is "marvelously reproduced...hand work could never give the effect of perspective and distance achieved in the towering scenes reproduced here." McClinton declares Prang's work to be a "monument of American bookmaking" and the "prints have never been surpassed as examples of the best American chromolithography...unexcelled among illustrations of the Far West." Kinsey aptly sums up Moran's efforts: "Had he done nothing else, Moran would be remembered for this series, which remains a landmark in publishing history." Issued in a limited edition with the prints loose in a portfolio (as here), and thus easily extracted for display, few complete copies have survived. This copy especially notable for having the original parts wrappers, the first instance of such that we have ever encountered. Howes H338; Graff 1830; Eberstadt 127:310; Bennett, p. 80; K.M. McClinton Chromolithographs of Louis Prang p. 159; Joni Kinsey, "Moran and the Art of Publishing" in Thomas Moran (Washington: 1997), pp. 318-319; Clark, Thomas Moran: Watercolours of the American West, pp. 43- 45; Reese, Stamped with a National Character 99.

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        The Theory of Color in its Relation to Art and Art-Industry

      L. Prang Boston: L. Prang, 1876. Octavo. xxxiii, 274pp., + thirteen plates. American edition, revised and enlarged by the author. With an introduction by Edward C. Pickering, a professor of Physics at MIT. Illustrated throughout with many woodcuts, as well as the thirteen chromolithograph plates. The first plate depicts the spectra of sunlight and color pigments, and the second plate shows Bezold's versions of color wheels. Other plates illustrate the illusion of how colors appear to change when juxtaposed against other colors. Six of the plates have text printed in black on paper of various colors, with white tissue guards. When overlaid with the tissue, the black lettering appears to take on tinges of color. Bezold was a physicist and meteorologist working at the Royal Polytechnic School in Munich, and his approach to color theory was intended to be practical for artists and those working in applied arts. Many of his examples are drawn from the decorative arts throughout history, especially from textiles and ornamental mosaics. According to "A Color Bibliography" by Robert L. Herbert, published in the Yale University Library Gazette, "Bezold represents the generation beyond Maxwell and Helmholz, when the distinction between color-light and color-pigment was at last clearly understood in the scientific world." Bound in original light brown cloth, gilt-titled to spine. First signature slightly loose, some wear to spine ends, else fine.

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        Rukovodstvo po minnomu iskusstvu v primenenii ego k podvonym oboronitel'nym minam i gidrotekhnicheskim rabotam [Manual on the Art of Mines in its application to submarine defence mines and hydraulic engineering works].

      With 22 folded, lithographed plates. St. Petersburg, A. Transhel, 1876. VIII + 331 + (4) pages. Bound in one half leather binding from about 1900 with V. SHLAKOVSKY: O minnykh zapalakh [On Mine Fuses]. With one folded plate. St. Petersburg, A. Transhel, 1875. (4) + 42 pages and with LIEUTENANT TIKOTSKY: Rukovodstvo dlya nizhnikh chinov minnoi shkoly... Chast' 1 Magnitizm, elektrichestvo i gal'vanizm [Manual for the Lower Grades of Manual School...Part 1: Magnetism, Electricity and Galvanism]. With 9 folded, litographed plates St. Petersburg, for the Naval Minestry and the Head of the Admiralty, 1879. (4) + IV + 79 pages. Some of the plates slightly stained and with minor edgewear.. Binding a little rubbed and with Danish text »Russisk Topedovæsen« on spine.Boreskov (1829-1898) supervised the installation of minefeldts during the Crimenian and Russo-Turkish wars. Sections of his handbook on mines had been previously issued in parts between 1869 and 1872

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        Illustrations of the Manners, Customs, & Condition of the North American Indians. With Letters & Notes Written during Eight Years of Travel and Adventure among the Wildest and Most Remarkable Tribes now Existing [Two Vol

      viii, 264 pp; viii, 266 pp. Sm. 4to. Publisher's red pictorial cloth decorated in black and gilt. First edition printed in color. Illus. with 180 chromolithograph plates (incl. 3 maps, 1 folding) many with multiple images. Howes C241. Lipperheide 1618. Pilling 689. See Sabin 11537 (1866). Streeter Sale 4277 (1866). Field 260 (1841). Wagner-Camp 84:4 (1841). The classic work on the American Indian covering all aspects of their lives with the images taken from the close to 600 paintings Catlin produced while visiting nearly fifty tribes. First published in 1841, this is the first edition to have the plates printed in color (though a few hand-colored copies were produced earlier). "One of the most original, authentic, and popular works on the subject. Humboldt characterizes the author as 'one of the most admirable observers of manners who ever lived among the aborigines of America', ? (Sabin). Very good copies, boards slightly scuffed and bumped, joints just starting, Vol. II rejointed, recased, and endpapers renewed, plates and text bright.

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        Our Coffee-Room. With Preface by Lieut.-Gen. Sir Arthur Cotton.

      London 1876.. Second edition, small 8vo, (xii), 247, (1), 4 advertisement pp. Frontispiece, hinges cracked and with some repair to the upper joint, inscribed on the half title from Florence Nightingale. Original blue cloth with bevelled edges, spine rather worn, corners rubbed. The inscription reads "For Robert Robinson, with Florence Nightingale's kindest regards: London: July 18 1876". To a drummer-boy in the 68th Light Infantry during the Crimean war, this inscription is a tribute to Robinson's warm relationship with Nightingale over 20 years later.

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        Contributions to reparative surgery. 86 wood-engraved illustrations

      D. Appleton New York: D. Appleton, 1876. First edition. Cloth. Very Good. Original cloth, recased, spine repaired, rear endpaper renewed. viii, 7-237pp. 86 wood-engraved illustrations of pre- and post-operative patients after photographs taken by Buck. Bookplate of G. N. J. Sommer, M.D. Very good copy apart from some minor marginal dampstaining. First edition of the first American book devoted entirely to reconstructive surgery. Garrison-Morton 5754.1. Rutkow, History of Surgery in the United States GS83 ("scarce"). Burns, Early Medical Photography in America, p. 1936.

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

      Jacksonville Florida february 19 1876 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'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's Creek, a tributary of the St. Johns River, and catching a cat fish of 18-1/2 pounds "on one of Chapman's 'No. 4 Minnow bait' - 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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        Codigo de Extranjeria de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos

      1876. [Mexico]. Azpiroz, Manuel. Codigo de Extranjeria de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos: Ensayo de Codificacion Publicado Bajo los Auspicios del Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores y Por el de Instruccion Publica, Adoptado para la Ensenanza en la Escuela Nacional de Jurisprudencia. Mexico [City]: Imp. de Jens y Zapiain, 1876. xv, 321 pp. Quarto (8-1/2" x 6"). Contemporary quarter sheep over pebbled cloth, gilt fillets and title to spine. Moderate rubbing to extremities, light toning to text, internally clean. Ex-library. Location label to spine, shelf number to front pastedown, small inkstamp (and bookseller stamp) to title page. A nice copy of a scarce title. * Only edition. A codification of all laws about aliens, including diplomatic and consular representatives. It has two parts. The first reviews Mexican law, the second compares it to the laws of the United States, Germany and Italy. Clagett and Valderrama, A Revised Legal Guide to the Law & Legal Literature of Mexico 246.

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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

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        To A C Hunter Esq : O The Lark Is Singing In The Sky. Song. Words By R.B.R.

      Joseph Williams, London. Signed by person(s) connected with book. Binding: Hardcover. Book Condition: Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. THIS IS ONE OF THE SCORES FROM OUR BOOK NUMBER #6647000 - Undated. Signed & Dedicated by A C H Dated 1876. Size: 13 inches tall by 9.5 inches. 5 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 750gms-1kgm. Category: Music; Signed by person(s) connected with book. Inventory No: 6647014.

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        Voyage aux Etats-Unis

      1876-1877. Oblong folio. (13 1/4 x 18 1/2 inches). 19 original watercolours (11 3/8 x 7 7/8 inches and smaller), mounted recto and verso of 7 thin card leaves (one page mounted with 4 drawings, one with 3 and one with 2, the others with 1 drawing per page, the final page blank), all painted by a single hand, and all with the location identified in ink in the lower margin of each drawing or on the mount just below. Modern blue half morocco gilt, blue morocco title label centrally-placed on upper cover 'Voyage aux / Etats-Unis / 1876-77'. A fine series of original watercolour views of Lake George, N.Y., and elsewhere - including one watercolour of Central Park, New York. From the heading ('Voyage aux Etats- Unis / 1876-1877') on the first page of this album, as well as from the wording of the captions to the drawings, it is clear that these highly accomplished watercolours are the work of a French-speaking visitor to North America in 1876-1877. They include 14 views of Lake George and its vicinity (including one of Caldwell [now Lake George Village] and one of Tea Island). Also included is a single view of a rocky outcrop and trees in Central Park, another of Glenn Falls on the Hudson, and a third of the Montmorency Falls just outside Quebec, as well as two fine but rather unexpected Swiss views of Amphion, Lake Geneva (both dated 1877).

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        Massekhet Baba Metziah min ha-Talmud ha-Bavli/ Talmud Babylonicum: Tractat Baba Mezia. Mit deutscher Übersetzung und Erklärung

      Julius Benzian Berlin: Julius Benzian, 1876. First edition. Hardcover. vg. Elephant folio. 174pp. 3/4 blue leather over marbled boards. Gilt lettering to spine. Raised bands. Marbled endpapers. Excellent compilation and translation of one of the core Jewish texts, the Babylonian Talmud, tractat "Baba Mezia". In a very unusual manner, the original Talmudic text in the center of each page is in the original Hebrew, while the commentary surrounding the text on all sides is in German. As stated by OCLC, this edition was meant as the first part of a series covering the whole Talmud. However, it wasn't continued and this volume remains the only one ever published. Minor age wear to binding. Browning throughout. Otherwise clean and tight. Very good condition.

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        The poetical works. Edited by Harry Buxton Foreman

      Reeves & Turner London: Reeves & Turner. 1876-7. 4 volumes, 8vo, later full green pebble-grain morocco, gilt rules on covers, fleurons in the corners, inner dentelles, gilt decorated spines, a.e.g., by Little, Brown & Co.; Franklin Dexter bookplates; 10 plates and facsimiles; slight rubbing but near fine throughout.

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        Hand-Book of Modern Steam Fire-Engines, including the Running, Care, and Management of Steam Fire-Engines and Fire-Pumps

      Claxton Remsen & Haffelfinger Philadelphia: Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger. 1876. First edition. Full Leather. Very Good. First Edition. c.1876. Stiff Wraps. Full leather binding with front clasp. Gilt edges. Gilt titles. 16mo. 414pp. Frontis with tissue guard. Very Good. Light rubbing to leather, mild general shelfwear, nice tight binding, contents unmarked. . catalog10/12

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        A Cyclopaedia Of Costume Or Dictionary of Dress, Including Notices of Contemporaneous Fashions on the Continent; And A General History of the Costumes of the principal Countries of Europe, from the Commencement of the Christian Era to the Accession of George the Third

      Chatto and Windus London: Chatto and Windus, 1876. First edition. leather_bound. Contemporary full mustard morocco. Aeg. Very good. 2 vols./No Dust Jacket. 527 & 488 pages. 4to, 27 1/2 x 21 cm. Twenty-four chromolithograph plates and a plethora of full-page and text illustrations in black and white. Volume I: Dictionary, and Vol.II: A General History of Costume in Europe with the former in essence an illustrated Glossary. A comprehensive work covering military and ecclesiastical costumes as well as daily fashion with illustrated etymological studies of common and arcane costume terminology. Armorial bookplates, circular library stamp verso of free endpapers (the only ex-library marks), raised bands, spines richly gilt, triple gilt cover border panels frame elaborate gilt cover designs, joints and extremities slightly rubbed.

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        Laws of Barbados for Session 1875-79, 1881-82, 1889-90

      1876. [Barbados]. Laws of Barbados for Session 1875-79, 1881-82, 1889-90. Barbados: Barclay & Fraser, 1876, 1878, 1879, 1882; Barbados: T.E. King & Co, 1890. Five volumes in all. Octavo (5" x 7-1/2"). Recent cloth, endpapers renewed, internally clean. Ex-library. Small inkstamps to title pages. * First editions. With indexes. This series covers the 1866-67 to 1939 sessions. (There were no sessions in 1876-77, 1879-80 or 1890-91.) Dealing with a wide range of topics, these volumes are useful for their insights into the daily life of the colony and the mechanisms of colonial administration. OCLC locates 19 copies (with varying numbers of volumes). Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 7:296.

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        REPORT UPON THE PHYSICS AND HYDRAULICS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER. Upon the protection of the alluvial region against overflow; and upon the deepening of the mouths...

      In-4 gr., leg. edit. in p. marocchino, dorso a cordoni con tit. oro, tagli dorati, cornice dorata impressa ai risg., pp. XXIV,692, con 25 grandi carte f.t. piu' volte ripieg. Relazione "based upon surveys and investigations made under the Acts of Congress directing the topographical and hydrographical survey of the delta of the Mississippi river, with such investigations as might lead to determine the most practicable plan for securing it from inundation, and the best mode of deepening the channels at the mouths of the river - Submitted to the Bureau of Topographical Engineers, War Department, 1861. Reprinted with additions". Esempl. ben conservato.

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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.

      8vo, pp. viii, 387, 4 (adverts), 12 plates, figures in the text. Contemporary cloth-backed marbled boards. A little foxing on the first and last few leaves, otherwise a fine copy.

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

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

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        THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER. By "Mark Twain

      Hartford etc: American Publishing Company 1876. Hartford [etc]: American Publishing Company, 1876.. xvi(sic),[17]-274,[2]pp. with mispagination in the prelims. Square octavo. Frontis and illustrations. Neatly bound in mid-20th century crimson crushed morocco, raised bands, spine gilt extra, t.e.g. (unsigned), bound without the terminal adverts. Some occasional marginal spotting, with a couple of tiny mends to marginal tears, a couple of minor nicks or rubs to binding, but a good copy. First U.S. edition, second printing, BAL's issue A, printed on laid paper throughout. BAL 3369.

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        Suez-Cide!! Or, How Miss Britannia Bought a Dirty Puddle and Lost Her Sugar-Plums

      London: John Snow 1876 but 1893 London: John Snow, 1876 [but 1893]. Forgery facsimile of the first edition (misspelling at p. 8 line 11). 12mo. 20 pp. Magenta wrappers, printed in black on front. Some toning of wrapers at edges, else fine. Sadleir 1316

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        History of the Mongols. From the 9th to the 19th Century. With 2 maps by E.G. Ravenstein. 4 vols. (in 5 parts incl. Supplement and Indices (=Part IV)).

      London, Longmann, Green and Co., 1876-1927. Royal8vo. Bound in 5 recent full cloth. Gilt lettering on backs. A few pages with a small stamp in margins. 2 large folded lithographes coloured maps, strenghtened on verso in foldings. A clean copy.. First edition of this monumental work on Mongolia

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        Alphabet de l'Imperfection et Malice des Femmes. Illustrated by Gilbert and Choffard

      A. Barraud Paris: A. Barraud. 1876. One of 100 on chine from a total issue of 1002. Bound by GRUEL: full black crushed morocco with gilt fillets forming interlocking grids on upper and lower covers, spine panelled, five raised bands, silk moire doublures, teg, original wrappers of ochre wove paper bound in, matching morocco- edged slipcase. Some rubbing to joints, else fine. Illustrated with 40 etchings by Gilbert, engraved by Cattelain, and 22 culs-de-lampe by Choffard, the "romantique," Grandville-like work opens each chapter with an engraving incorporating each successive letter of the alphabet. Vicaire, v. 6, 264. See an Image.

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        A new system of sword exercise for infantry

      William Clowes and Sons London: William Clowes and Sons. 1876. First edition, slim 12mo, pp. 59; a number of illustrations in the text, 1 full-p.; original pictorial terracotta cloth stamped in gilt on upper cover; spine darkened, and with slight wear at the tips; early owner's signature on half-title; all else near fine. Casada 48: "A programme designed for infantry training with a number of exercises being described in detailed illustrations." Penzer, p. 93: "Very rare." . Have 2 copies

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        The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. FIRST EDITION, 2nd issue.

      The American Publishing Co. 1876 Front. printed on verso of half title, illus, 4pp ads. Handsomely rebound by Bayntun-Rivière in half dark blue crushed morocco, raised bands, lettered in gilt. t.e.g. v.g.

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

      Boston: Samuel Walker and Company, 1876. Complete. 2 volumes: Vol 1 (1876) - 412p, Vol 2 (1877) - 500 p. 86 engraved plates plus engraved half titles in each volume. Half leather (morocco) binding. Marbled page edges. Tight binding with sound hinges. Clean pages. Slightly uneven text block. Minor cover wear, heaviest at leather corners. Superb collection of classic illustrations of early America, some of which have been often republished in subsequent histories and school texts or as decorative prints (e.g., Wives for the Settlers at Jamestown, Witchcraft in Salem Village, The Rescue of Jemima Boone, etc.) . First Edition. Half-Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Illustrated Under the Supervision of George T. Andrews from Original Designs By F.O.C. Darley, Wm. L. Shepard, Granville Perkins, Etc.. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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        The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

      Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1876. First US edition. Hardcover. Very good. Yes. First US edition. Blanck's second printing, issue A. Original blue cloth blocked in black and gilt. Illustrated. This copy has been rebacked with most of the original spine laid-on, lacking from the word 'Adventures' to the top. The tops of the signatures have been neatly repaired at the gutter, not noticeable when the volume is opened. New peach endpapers. Light rubbing and wear to the original cloth. A very good copy. BAL 3369.

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        Enciclopedia araldico-cavalleresca.. prontuario nobiliare. pisa, direzione del giornale araldico, 1876-77.

      Cm. 27, pp. 634. Con bella antiporta figurata, tre tavole litografiche contenenti stemmi araldici, alcune centinaia di figure intercalate nel testo ed una graziosa vignetta in fine. Legatura coeva in mezza pelle, dorso liscio con titoli e filetti in oro. Esemplare genuino e ben conservato. Edizione originale, non comune di questa celebre opera araldica compilata da uno dei più accreditati studiosi dell'argomento.

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        County Atlas of Bershire Massachusetts. From Actual Surveys by and Under the Direction of F. W. Beers

      New York: R. T. White & Co.. 1876. Folio - 12" - 15" Tall. H Hard Cover. Fair. 1876 atlas of Berkshire County, Massachusetts, consisting of hand colored town maps and village plans, plus lithograph illustrations of noted mills, other industrial buildings, businesses and residences. Worn copy in dark brown cloth with gilt front cover lettering. Covers worn with old black binding tape repairs to spine and lower edges, binding repaired with screws that are visible before the table of contents, maps generally good to very good with some light to moderate foxing, child's writing on the reverse side of one map (does not show through), a few minor finger smudges. Collated and complete.

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        An Easter Greeting to Every Child Who Loves Alice

      Oxford: Printed by Parker on E. Towgood's cream laid large post fine paper 1876 [Oxford: Printed by Parker on E. Towgood's cream-laid large post fine paper], 1876. First edition, first issue, with the watermark of Towgood fine, and with"my" in Roman type face at line 12 on the third page instead of italics. 16mo. [4 pp.]. Fine. Williams and Madan. A Handbook to the Literaure of the Rev. Chas. L. Dodgson (1931) no. 90. no. 1 pp. 69-72

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        Recollections and Experiences of an Abolitionist; from 1855 to 1865

      Toronto: Rowsell & Hutchinson, 1876. 2nd Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Presentation copy. 8vo, Brown cloth with gilt type on spine and front cover which also has black border and decorations. [12], xii, [2], [1]-203pp., frontispiece, illustrated. Scattered foxing, mostly to the first and last few pages, some modest rubbing to the spinal extremities and a small, unobtrusive paint splash on the rear board, a sound and attractive very good or better copy. Ross was very active in the Underground Railroad in Canada, the border states and the South, particularly in New Orleans, Alabama and Kentucky. He was imprisoned for inciting slaves to escape and consulted on numerous occasions with both John Brown and, later, with Abraham Lincoln. , Inscribed by the author to the son of John Brown (John Brown Jr.): "Presented to John Brown, Jr. with the Author's affectionate regards. Toronto, Canada. April 2, 1878." This copy represents an excellent link to John Brown (Ross knew and met) via his son, John Brown, Jr. who took over the leadership of his family and continued his father's activities after this father's death in 1859., First edition published in 1875. This edition includes letters of commendation for the book (not included in the first edition) from Harriet Beecher Stowe, J.G. Whittier, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Lydia Maria Child, Mary Brown (widow of John), William Lloyd Garrison, Gerrit Smith, Lucretia Mott, Wendell Phillips, William Gladstone, Guisuippe Garibaldi and many others. Also includes sentiments contributed exclusively to the second edition from William Cullen Bryant and William Lloyd Garrison. Work p.340, Blockson Collection 9890.

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        WI - NE - MA (The Woman - Chief) and Her People

      American Publishing Company Hartford:: American Publishing Company,. 1876.. 12mo. 7-5/8" x 5". 1st edition (Cowan II, p. 421; Smith 6627). vi, [7] - 168 pp.. Original brown cloth binding with gilt stamped title lettering to front board.. Spine cloth darkend & worn, with front joint cloth splitting top. 1.5". Two bookplates to front paste-down. Faint tide-line in lower. margin of first few leaves. A few pages with po underlining. An. About VG copy of a rare book on the subject.. "During the 1872-3 Modoc uprising on the California-Oregon border, Winema acted as interpreter for the peace commission, saving the life of the author, who was Indian superintendent for Oregon. Meacham gives the Modoc side of the controversy." [Sloan]. ABPC shows the title last at auction in 1997, with only one prior occurence (1991). . Illustrated with frontis, 5 portraits & 8 plates.

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        Old English Homes; a Summer's Sketch Books

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

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        The Theory of Color in its Relation to Art and Art-Industry

      Boston: L. Prang, 1876. Octavo. xxxiii, 274pp., + thirteen plates. American edition, revised and enlarged by the author. With an introduction by Edward C. Pickering, a professor of Physics at MIT. Illustrated throughout with many woodcuts, as well as the thirteen chromolithograph plates. The first plate depicts the spectra of sunlight and color pigments, and the second plate shows Bezold's versions of color wheels. Other plates illustrate the illusion of how colors appear to change when juxtaposed against other colors. Six of the plates have text printed in black on paper of various colors, with white tissue guards. When overlaid with the tissue, the black lettering appears to take on tinges of color. Bezold was a physicist and meteorologist working at the Royal Polytechnic School in Munich, and his approach to color theory was intended to be practical for artists and those working in applied arts. Many of his examples are drawn from the decorative arts throughout history, especially from textiles and ornamental mosaics. According to "A Color Bibliography" by Robert L. Herbert, published in the Yale University Library Gazette, "Bezold represents the generation beyond Maxwell and Helmholz, when the distinction between color-light and color-pigment was at last clearly understood in the scientific world." Bound in original light brown cloth, gilt-titled to spine. First signature slightly loose, some wear to spine ends, else fine.

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

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

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        Amadis

      Paris: Imp. des bibliophiles, 1876. relié. 12x18,5cm. Edition originale dont il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Reliure en demi maroquin prune à coins, dos à cinq nerfs, date en queue, encadrements de filets à froid sur les plats de papier marbré, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée, ex-libris, élégante reliure signée de Semet & Plumelle. Ouvrage illustré d'un portrait de l'auteur en frontispice. Agréable exemplaire parfaitement établi. Provenance : de la bibliothèque d'Albert Natural avec son ex-libris encollé sur une garde. - Imp. des bibliophiles, Paris _1876, 12x18,5cm, relié. - relié

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        LES INSTRUMENTS A ARCHET:

      Paris: J. Claye, 1876-78. Slightest foxing, contents very clean with wide margins and deckle edges. First edition, limited to 500 copies Three volumes. Quarto. [iv], xvi, 357p; [iv], vi, 383p; [iv], vi, 160p, cxxvii. Illustrated with 122 engraved plates by Frederic Hillemacher. Beautifully bound by Anthony Baron, London, in quarter morocco with marbled sides, spines with gilt title and rules Rare - this book has appeared at auction only eight times in the last 37 years.

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        The Emigrant and Sportsman in Canada

      London: Edward Stanford, 1876. First edition. 8vo. Some experiences of an old country settler. With sketches of Canadian life, sporting adventures, and observations on the forests and fauna. Colored folding map. 440, 32, ads pp. Original green cloth, some wear to extremities, pp. 11-12 poorly opened, blindstamp on title page. Signed Fitz Grace Thomson Low Wood 1877. Bruns R118; Phillips, p. 325; Westwood & Satchell, p. 180 . A guide to those seeking a sporting life in Canada: deals with duck and quail shooting in Ontario, moose, caribou and wildfowl shooting in Quebec, salmon and bass fishing in New Brunswick and angling in Cape Breton and on Anticosti Island. "A completely fascinating book; the author has humor, he is a true sportsman ... a truly remarkable book. The author has a wide and accurate knowledge of the fishes, and of the animals as well. A gold mine of incredible sporting information. Very rare" (Bruns)

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        Le costume historique

      Paris: Librairie de Firmin Didot, 1876. relié. 6 volumes in 4 (20,5x21,6). Tome I (18x21,6cm). Edition originale illustrée de 500 planches, dont 300 en couleurs, or et argent, et 200 en camaïeu. Elle sera réimprimée en 1888, notamment en feuilles dans un format in folio, certes plus spectaculaire et luxueux, mais en tout point moins maniable et pratique. Demi Veau rouge légèrement plus tardif. Dos à nerfs orné de 4 fers. Quelques rousseurs aux premières pages du tome I de texte. Exemplaires montés sur onglet. Bel exemplaire. Monumentale entreprise ayant duré 12 années, Le costume historique représente l'étude la plus approfondie jamais publiée sur l'histoire du costume, la mode et le style depuis le Monde antique jusqu'au 19e siècle. Dans une certaine tradition du XIXe, et ce pourquoi Racinet utilise la chromolithographie, l'image devient elle-même un champ de recherche, la représentation devient le résultat d'une étude et permet l'étude. "Pour les lecteurs du XXIe siècle, « le Racinet » est la somme de la connaissance du costume de son temps. L’historien du costume a là un état daté de la conception d’un domaine encore peu défriché." Françoise Tétard-Vittu, responsable du cabinet des estampes du musée Galliera - Librairie de Firmin Didot, Paris _1876, 6 volumes in 4 (20,5x21,6). Tome I (18x21,6cm), relié. - relié

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        THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK

      London: Macmillan and Co.. Near Fine. 1876. First Edition. Hardcover. This is a First Edition hardcover book in a buff cloth binding with wonderfully illustrated covers and interior illustrations by Henry Holiday. The covers are blind-stamped with black ink fill. The end papers are black coated. There are 86 pages including a Macmillan advertisement for Lewis Carroll books. There are nine full page black and white line drawings by Henry Holiday. BOOK CONDITION: This handsome and well cared for book has a tight binding and is in very good to near fine condition. There are two small spots on the front cover that are not that noticeable because of the background color of the cloth. The corners are straight with a faint hint of bumping. The spine is complete with a bold title, slanted fonts, running up. The tips of the spine edges are curved in slightly. The black end papers have two small cut-outs from a catalog or newspaper composed in bookseller catalog format (British catalog - price in shillings) . They are tipped in near the spine. The hinge appears to have been neatly reinforced at some time. There are no marks or writing on the end papers except for a tiny graphite code on the rear end paper. The interior pages are all crisp and clean except for two small spots on two separate pages. There is a graphite price and code on the recto of the front end paper. All edges are a bright gilt. SLIPCASE: There is no jacket. This book has an acetate, see-through, removable cover and comes in a neatly made well fitting, clear, plexi-glass slipcase in nice condition. ; 8vo; 83 pages .

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        The Hunting of the Snark. An Agony in Eight Fits

      London: Macmillan, 1876. First edition. With nine illustrations by Henry Holiday. Original publisher's buff pictorial cloth. A very good or better copy with some minor wear and rubbing to the lower spine and lower corners, former ownership signature to half title page, a few leaves show some light foxing, hinges secure and uncracked. A tight and sound copy, free of any repair.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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        The Hunting of the Snark

      London - Macmillan and Co, 1876 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. Lewis Carroll's much-loved nonsense poem, with the wonderful illustrations of Henry Holiday. First edition, fourteenth thousand printing. The Hunting of the Snark was written by Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) in 1874, when he was 42 years old. It describes with infinite humour the impossible voyage of an improbable crew to find an inconceivable creature. The poem borrows occasionally from Carroll's short poem Jabberwocky in Through the Looking-Glass (especially the poem's creatures and portmanteau words), but it is a stand-alone work. Some literary critics feel that the Snark is within the nonsense tradition of Thomas Hood and, especially, W. S. Gilbert, the librettist of the famous Gilbert and Sullivan team. Edward Guiliano even believes that a case can be made for a direct influence of Gilbert's Bab Ballads on the Snark, based on the fact that Carroll was well acquainted with the comic writing and the theatre of his age. In the pictorial buff cloth boards of the earlier printings of the first edition. Copperplate inscription to verso of front free endpaper: Evelyn Emma Plant. From H. D. Everett. December 25th 1876. Publisher's catalogue to rear, advertising Carroll's Alice books in English and in foreign translations. Condition: In original pictorial cloth binding. Externally, a trifle worn with slight bumping to foredge of front board. Slight loss to cloth of spine and wear to head and tail of spine also. Joints have split and hinges are strained but holding firm. Internally, generally firmly bound. Generally bright and clean with the odd spot and foxing to rear endpaper. Overall: GOOD.

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        Alphabet de l'Imperfection et Malice des Femmes. Illustrated by Gilbert and Choffard

      Paris: A. Barraud. 1876. One of 100 on chine from a total issue of 1002. Bound by GRUEL: full black crushed morocco with gilt fillets forming interlocking grids on upper and lower covers, spine panelled, five raised bands, silk moire doublures, teg, original wrappers of ochre wove paper bound in, matching morocco- edged slipcase. Some rubbing to joints, else fine. Illustrated with 40 etchings by Gilbert, engraved by Cattelain, and 22 culs-de-lampe by Choffard, the "romantique," Grandville-like work opens each chapter with an engraving incorporating each successive letter of the alphabet. Vicaire, v. 6, 264. <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/180.jpg >Image.</A><br>

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        Autograph Letter Signed

      Rosemount: Longfellow, 1876 Longfellow, Sam (Longfellow, Henry W). Autograph Letter Signed. 12mo., 4 pages on laid paper. A wonderful letter from the poet&#39;s brother in response to the correspondent&#39;s request for an autograph. Sam writes: "I found the autograph which you desire. I have put a leaf from the orange tree which for a great many years has lived in Mr. Longfellow&#39;s study, to go with the leaf you have from his grave." "I send you a motto for your album- Make the best of yourself and the most of your opportunities". Signed by Sam Longfellow. Clipped Henry W. Longfellow autograph & Actual orange leaf present. A truly touching & unique letter.. Signed by Author. Original Autographed Letters.

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