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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's brother in response to the correspondent'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'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.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Illustrations of the Manners, Customs, and Condition of the North American Indians. With Letters and Notes Written during Eight Years of Travel and Adventure Among the Wildest and Most Remarkable Tribes now Existing

      London: Chatto and Windus, 1876. 2 volumes. First edition printed in color. Vol 1 - viii introductory pages; 264 text pages. Vol 2 - viii introductory pages; 266 text pages. All 180 colored plates are present (plates 152 and 153 are out of sequence). All three maps (including one folding) are present. Rebacked with original spine laid down. Covers have some minor wear; black and gilt decoration and lettering are in nice shape. New endpapers. Vol 1 table of contents leaves and folding map have been reinforced with transparent archival tape at their binding edges. Folding map has been retipped into place. Frontispiece has been slightly trimmed and retipped into place. Otherwise, pages and plates are clean and bright with only the occasional finger smudge. See Howes C-241.. First Edition Printed in Color. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Catlin, George. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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        DANIEL DERONDA

      1876. Paperback. Very Good. ELIOT, George. DANIEL DERONDA. Book I. [- VIII.] Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1876. First edition. Eight original paper- wrappered books here bound in four volumes, with each volume consisting of two books. Crown octavos, the books bound with the original blue-gray wrappers and ads in contemporary half black leather with red marbled paper- covered boards, spines in gilt, t.e.g. Without erratum in book three. Four of the front wrappers bear the signature of J. Dykes Campbell, the 19th century editor and critic. Foxing at endpapers, slight rubbing and nicking at spines, edges. This set is very good.

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        Daniel Deronda

      Edinburgh and London - William Blackwood and Sons, 1876 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of George Eliot's satirical novel, Daniel Deronda. It was the last novel she completed and the only one set in the contemporary Victorian society of her day. Its mixture of social satire and moral searching, along with a sympathetic rendering of Jewish proto-Zionist and Kabbalistic ideas has made it a controversial final statement of one of the greatest of Victorian novelists. Including half titles, but missing thepublisher's advertisements. Daniel Deronda is full of references to spiritual, archetypal, and mythological imagery, from the Kabbalism of Mordecai to the encounter of Lydia Glasher with Gwendolen among a group of standing stones and Gwendolen's reaction to the image of a dying man. Of all of Eliot's novels, this is the most mystical with an analysis of religious belief as a progressive force in human nature, albeit a non-Christian one. Complete in four volumes, bound in eight. Bookplate of W. H. Smith and Son's Subcription Library to front pastedowns. Condition: In cloth bindings. Externally, rather worn. Cloth is bumped, with some marks, and sunning to the spines. Spines are slightly cocked. 7 hinges strained. Internally, generallyfirmly bound although slightly strained in places. Pages are bright, though with some light patches of foxing throughout. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

      Hartford, Conn.: The American Publishing Company,, 1876. Square octavo. Original blue vertically-ribbed cloth decoratively stamped in black and gilt and lettered in gilt and blind on front cover and spine, back cover decoratively stamped in black with publisher's device stamped in black in the centre, peach endpapers. Blue morocco slipcase and chemise, lettered gilt. Wood-engraved frontispiece and numerous wood-engraved text illustrations by True Williams and others. Very slight rubbing and/or fraying to corners and spine extremities, inner hinges with some short superficial cracking, still an excellent copy, the cloth bright and fresh. First American edition, first printing, printed on wove paper, with the half-title and frontispiece printed on separate leaves (verso of half-title and recto of frontispiece blank). The American edition was published around the beginning of December 1876, preceded by the London edition published in June the same year. Mark Twain had moved to Hartford to work with the publisher Elisha Bliss, Jr. of the American Publishing Company. At the time, Hartford was a publishing centre with twelve publishers, and the town had the highest per-capita income of any city in the United States. Tom Sawyer proved such a success that Twain was able to hire Tiffany to supervise the redecoration of his Hartford house. It also inspired him, somewhat less successfully, to found his own publishing house, Charles L. Webster and Company, which had success with its first two publications, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and the Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant, but went bankrupt by 1894.

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        Etudes sur la bière

      Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1876. relié. 15x25,5cm. Edition originale dont il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Reliure en demi percaline rouge, pièce de titre en chagrin. Ouvrage illustré de 12 planches gravées et de 85 figures dans le texte. Il s'agit d'une étude sur la bière, ses maladies, les causes qui les provoquent, le procédé pour la rendre inaltérable, et d'une théorie nouvelle de la fermentation. Piqûres marginales affectant la page de faux-titre, sinon bel exemplaire à l'intérieur très frais. - Gauthier-Villars, Paris _1876, 15x25,5cm, relié. - relié

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        The Waverley Novels

      Edinburgh. Adam and Charles Black. 1876. Richly bound in full royal blue calf skin. Ornate gilt tooled ruling to covers. Gilt tooled fleural motifs inlaid to edges. Ornate gilt tooled fleural motifs to spine compartments. Gilt tooled raised bands. Gilt titled morocco labels. Marbled edges and endsheets. Thick 8vo (5.5" x 9"). The Library Edition. Profusely illustrated with full page plate engravings throughout. Some hinges and edges mildly rubbed. Some corners gently bumped. Several head and/or tailpieces gently rubbed. Occasional usual rub or two to covers. A Fine, regally bound set.

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        Camp Apache, Arizona,1876

      [Camp Apache, Arizona]: August 5, 1876. Gray watercolour, highlighted with red, white, and blue watercolor, on paper. Image size: 16 1/4 x 21 inches, sheet size: 20 x 25 inches. Titled in block letters in the lower margin. Signed and dated lower mid-left image: 'G. Anderson / Aug. 5th 1876'. Excellent condition, three short marginal tears expertly repaired. Matted and glazed, in a modern decorated gilt frame. A fine historical graphic record of one of the most storied of western forts: a panoramic view of Camp Apache, a U.S. Army stronghold in the Indian reservation established on the White Mountain River in southeastern ArizonaTerritory to control the White Mountain and Cibecue Apaches. The Indian fighter General George Crook and his Apache Scouts (pacified Apaches who wore U.S.Army uniforms) operated from the base, attempting to control the marauding tendencies of the wild tribes. The fort was originally built in 1870 as Camp Ord under the supervision of Brevet Colonel John Green of the U.S. 1st Cavalry. It was renamed several times; first Camp Mogollon, then Camp Thomas, and then Camp Apache (its name when this drawing was done). It was not until 1879 that the post was finally called Fort Apache. The camp is pictured in 1876, shortly after General August Valentine Kautz had taken command of the Department of Arizona. 'G. Anderson' is not a recorded artist. Possibly he was a soldier with some training in drawing stationed at Camp Apache. An American flag, painted, red, white, and blue (the only object in the painting not painted en grisaille) flies above the parade ground. The camp is shown in fine detail, in the valley of the White Mountain River, with canyons and mesas in the near distance. More than sixty buildings are depicted, including headquarters, the commanding officer's residence, junior officers' billets, enlisted men's barracks, squad huts, privies, and work sheds. At the camp entrance in the right foreground, functioning as a decorative cartouche for the picture, stands an Indian brave in a feathered head-dress, loincloth, and leggings, leaning on a long rifle. In 1869, Green explained the strategic reasons for establishing the camp: 'I have selected a site for a military post on the White Mountain River which is the finest I ever saw. The climate is delicious, and said by the Indians to be perfectly healthy, free from all malaria. Excellently well wooded and watered. It seems as though this one corner of Arizona were almost its garden spot, the beauty of its scenery, the fertility of its soil and facilities for irrigation are not surpassed by any place that ever came under my observation. Building material of fine pine timber is available within eight miles of this site. There is also plenty of limestone within a reasonable distance. This post would be of the greatest advantage for the following reasons: It would compel the White Mountain Indians to live on their reservation or be driven from their beautiful country which they almost worship. It would stop their traffic in corn with the hostile tribes, they could not plant an acre of ground without our permission as we know every spot of it. It would make a good scouting post, being adjacent to hostile bands on either side. Also a good supply depot for Scouting expeditions from other posts, and in fact, I believe, would do more to end the Apache War than anything else' Provenance: Kennedy Galleries (labels); Collection of Edward Eberstadt & Sons. Howard R. Lamar (editor) New Encyclopedia of the American West (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1998), p.39.

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        CAMP APACHE, ARIZONA, 1876

      [Camp Apache, Az.]. Aug. 5, 1876.. Gray watercolor, highlighted with red, white, and blue watercolor, on paper. Image size: 16 1/4 x 21 inches. Sheet size: 20 x 25 inches. Titled in block letters in the lower margin. Signed and dated lower mid-left image: "G. Anderson / Aug. 5th 1876." Provenance: Kennedy Galleries (labels); Collection of Edward Eberstadt & Sons. Excellent displayable condition, three short marginal tears expertly repaired. Matted and glazed, in a modern decorated gilt frame. A panoramic view of Camp Apache, a U.S. Army stronghold in the Indian reservation established on the White Mountain River in southeastern Arizona Territory to control the White Mountain and Cibecue Apaches. Indian fighter Gen. George Crook and his Apache Scouts (pacified Apaches who wore U.S. Army uniforms) operated from the base, attempting to control the marauding tendencies of the wild tribes. The fort was originally built in 1870 as Camp Ord under the supervision of Brevt. Col. John Green of the U.S. 1st Cavalry. It was renamed several times: first Camp Mogollon, then Camp Thomas, and then Camp Apache (its name when this drawing was done). The post was designated with its famous appellation of Fort Apache in 1879. In 1869, Green explained the strategic reasons for establishing the camp: "I have selected a site for a military post on the White Mountain River which is the finest I ever saw. The climate is delicious, and said by the Indians to be perfectly healthy, free from all malaria. Excellently well wooded and watered. It seems as though this one corner of Arizona were almost its garden spot, the beauty of its scenery, the fertility of its soil and facilities for irrigation are not surpassed by any place that ever came under my observation. Building material of fine pine timber is available within eight miles of this site. There is also plenty of limestone within a reasonable distance. This post would be of the greatest advantage for the following reasons: It would compel the White Mountain Indians to live on their reservation or be driven from their beautiful country which they almost worship. It would stop their traffic in corn with the hostile tribes, they could not plant an acre of ground without our permission as we know every spot of it. It would make a good scouting post, being adjacent to hostile bands on either side. Also a good supply depot for Scouting expeditions from other posts, and in fact, I believe, would do more to end the Apache War than anything else." The camp is pictured in 1876, shortly after Gen. August Valentine Kautz had taken command of the Department of Arizona. "G. Anderson" is not a recorded artist. Possibly he was a soldier with some training in drawing who was stationed at Camp Apache. An American flag, painted red, white, and blue (the only object in the painting not painted EN GRISSAILLE) flies above the parade ground. The camp is shown in fine detail, in the valley of the White Mountain River, with canyons and mesas in the near distance. More than sixty buildings are depicted, including headquarters, the commanding officer's residence, junior officers' billets, enlisted men's barracks, squad huts, privies, and work sheds. At the camp entrance in the right foreground, functioning as a decorative cartouche for the picture, stands an Indian brave in a feathered headdress, loincloth, and leggings, leaning on a long rifle. A fine historical graphic record of one of the most storied western forts. Howard R. Lamar, ed., NEW ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE AMERICAN WEST (New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 1998), p.39. White Mountain Apache Tribe website: http://wmat.us/wmahistory.shtml.

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        The hunting of the snark : an agony in eight fits / by Lewis Carroll, author of "Alice's adventures in wonderland," and "Through the looking-glass." With nine illustrations by Henry Holiday

      London : Macmillan and Co., 1876. 1st edition, 1st issue. Final page of publisher's advertisements. Physical desc.: xi, [3], [3]-83 p. : ill. ; 18.2 cm. Summary: Lewis Carroll's celebrated nonsense poem, describing the strange voyage of the Bellman and his crew, and their attempt to track down a Snark. Subject: Children's poetry, English. Juvenile literature - English - 19th century. Bookplate of Laura Joseph. Finely bound in full, contemporary aniline calf. Raised bands with contrasting gilt-blocked labels. Inner gilt dentelles. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy.

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        ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE MANNERS, CUSTOMS, & CONDITION OF THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS. WITH LETTERS AND NOTES

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1876. First Edition. Leather-backed boards. Early library stamp on the title page of the second volume and old ink numbers on the verso of both title pages. Plates and text bright and fresh with the bindings quite nice. Near Fine set and uncommon in this condition. First published in 1841, this is the First Edition of this classic with illustrations printed in color. Two small quarto volumes (6-1/8" x 10-1/8") bound in the original red cloth with gilt-decorated horsemen and lettering against a red and black background recently rebacked with sympathetic red morocco spines with gilt-lettering and decorations and new endpapers. Complete: viii, 264; viii, 266 pages. Illustrated with 180 superb color plates containing 360 images and a folding map, with the usual plate numbering anomalies. There was a prior edition with hand-colored plates, but only about a dozen copies were produced and it is seldom offered on the market. (We have a copy if you are seriously searching for one.) This 1876 edition is generally considered to be the handsomest 19th century edition of Catlin's important book. Catlin was the first astute and sympathetic artist to observe and accurately portray Native Americans. Howes C241; Sabin 11536 (1841 edition); Streeter 1805 (1841); Wagner-Camp 84 (1841+ editions); Wheat, TRANSMISISIPPI WEST 84: "Offers an excellent picture of the Indian situation at the opening of the 19th century's fourth decade." Jenkins, A FULL HOWES: "Catlin's record of Indian life was the first and freshest account of the vanishing American Indians as they actually lived and remains one of the chief sources for all later knowledge of the North American Indians.

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        Illustrations of the Manners, Customs, and Condition of the North American Indians With letters and notes written during eight years of travel and adventure among the wildest and most remarkable tribes now existing

      London: J.Ogden & Co. for Chatto & Windus, 1876. 2 volumes, 8vo. (10 x 6 1/4 inches). 313 colour-printed plates (on 180 sheets), including 3 maps (1 folding). Publisher's original red cloth, blocked in gilt and black on the upper covers and spines (neatly recased, small neat repairs to head and foot of spines). One of the most important accounts of native- American life, and an invaluable and generally sympathetic record of a "truly lofty and noble race…A numerous nation of human beings...three- fourths of whose country has fallen into the possession of civilized man...twelve million of whose bodies have fattened the soil in the mean time; who have fallen victims to whiskey, the small-pox, and the bayonet" (Catlin pp.3-4). Catlin summarized the native American as "an honest, hospitable, faithful, brave, warlike, cruel, revengeful, relentless, - yet honourable, contemplative and religious being". He saw no future for either their way of life or their very existence, and with these thoughts always at the back of his mind he worked, against time, and set himself a truly punishing schedule, to record what he saw. The record he left is unique, both in its breadth and also in the sympathetic understanding that his images constantly demonstrate. Howes C241.

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

      London: Chatto and Windus, 1876. 2 volumes. First edition printed in color. Vol 1 - viii introductory pages; 264 text pages. Vol 2 - viii introductory pages; 266 text pages. All 180 colored plates are present (plates 152 and 153 are out of sequence). All three maps (including one folding) are present. Rebacked with original spine laid down. Covers have some minor wear; black and gilt decoration and lettering are in nice shape. New endpapers. Vol 1 table of contents leaves and folding map have been reinforced with transparent archival tape at their binding edges. Folding map has been retipped into place. Frontispiece has been slightly trimmed and retipped into place. Otherwise, pages and plates are clean and bright with only the occasional finger smudge. See Howes C-241.. First Edition Printed in Color. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Catlin, George. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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        THE PRIME MINISTER

      1876. hardcover. <center><b>the fifth "Palliser novel," four volumes in original cloth</b></center> Trollope, Anthony. THE PRIME MINISTER. In Four Volumes. London: Chapman & Hall, 1876. Original reddish-brown cloth decorated in gilt. 4 vols. <p>First Edition in book form. This is the tale describing "the triumph, the troubles, and the failure of my Prime Minister" [Trollope&#39;s <i>Autobiography</i>]. 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]. The Palliser family and Phineas Finn also figure into the plot.</p> <p>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.</p> <p>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.</p> <p>This is a bright, attractive set, very good to near-fine. The volumes have slightly darkened spines which have very minor wear at the ends, but otherwise all volumes&#39; wear is limited to a few small cover marks or spots; all eight endpapers are original and intact (and bear the same 1884 signature). This set has <i>not</i> been re-cased or re-backed or otherwise "improved." 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.</p> "THREE-DECKER" NOVELS (Sumner & Stillman Code:11401)

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        The Declaration of Independence

      [New York?: no date, but c.1876]. Original steel printing plate, engraved by Waterman Lilly Ormsby. Plate maker&#39;s mark &#39;J. Garside / Newark N.J.&#39; stamped on verso. Plate size 24 x 32 5/8 inches. The original plate from which was printed one of the most admired engraved versions of &#39;the most important visual record of the heroic period of American history&#39; (&#39;Concise Dictionary of American Biography&#39; p.1082). The painting from which this image is taken was the result of eight years work by John Trumbull: this is not surprising when one learns that, of the 48 portraits that it finally included, a remarkable thirty six were executed from life. The painting, now in the Yale University Art Gallery, is undoubtedly Turnbull&#39;s masterpiece. &#39; Without a flourish, without heroic gesture, with the associations of power and elegance transformed into sobriety and determination, Trumbull&#39;s painting is not grand, but it achieves grandeur. There is not another like it in the world. The very immobility of the figures and the airlessness of the room suggest the frozen instant in which had been born the new state, to be led not by the caprice or ambitions of a monarch, but by the sweet dictates of republican reason.&#39; (Irma Jaffé John Trumbull, p.117). &#39;As a national image, The Declaration of Independence has penetrated the American consciousness through reproductions in history books, popular magazines, calendars, and every kind of image-making medium.&#39; ( Irma Jaffé John Trumbull, p.117). In the hierachy of the reproductions of this image, the large format steel- engraved plate produced by Ormsby must rank very near the top: indeed a copy of it is to be found in the White House itself. Waterman Lilly Ormsby, born in Connecticut in 1809, studied at the National Academy of Design and after working for others in Albany, NY, and Lancaster, Mass., he eventually set up on his own in New York. In addition to being an engraver of the first order (as the present plate demonstrates) he was also the inventor of a number mechanical devices, including the &#39;pantograph&#39; (according to Stauffer). In addition to fine art, he also specialised in engraving for paper money, and was one of the founders of the Continental Bank Note Co. This plate, one of Ormsby&#39;s greatest (which still appears to be in good printable condition) is to be cherished as the matrix for the dissemination, through the engravings printed from it, of one of the most important images in American history. Trumbull: Concise Dictionary of American Biography p.1082; Groce & Wallace p.637; Sellers. Banjamin Franklin in Portraiture p.375; cf. T. Sizer The Works of Colonel John Trumbull. Ormsby: Concise Dictionary of American Biography p.751; Groce & Wallace p.478; cf. Hamilton Early American Book Illustrators and Wood Engravers 133, 467; Stauffer p.194

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        THE COMPLETE WORKS TOGETHER WITH THE LIFE OF GEORGE ELIOT

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, (ca. 1876 & 1883). A handsome set of the Cabinet Edition of the works of George Eliot, complete in 24 volumes including three volumes of the Life Of George Eliot as related in her letters and journals, arranged and edited by her husband, J. W. Cross. Uniformly bound in contemporary scarlet half-calf over marbled boards. Top edge gilt, marbled endleaves matching the covers. These fine bindings, with six paneled spines, gilt rules and decorative devices as well as title labels in contrasting butterscotch calf, are rather surprisingly, unsigned. All volumes are sound & clean, with only a trace of fading to the spines and some light to moderate scuffing at the extremities. A very satisfying addition to a fine collection of English literature. (Extra Postage Required. Please Inquire)

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        THE EFFECTS OF CROSS AND SELF FERTILIZATION IN THE VEGETABLE KINGDOM

      London:: John Murray,, 1876. First Edition. Very Good++. A Very Good++ hardback First Edition First Printing in original green cloth binding with gilt lettering spine. Mild cover edge wear, creases ffep. Hinges archivally and subtly strengthened. 8vo. viii, 482 pp. Complete with 3 line errata slip.

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        Leaves of Grass

      Camden, New Jersey,, 1876. Octavo. Contemporary white half calf, rebacked to style with red morocco label added, marbled boards, yellow endpapers. Some rubbing to corners, internally very clean, a very good copy. Author&#39;s Edition, Inscribed by the author to Robert Spence Watson on the front free endpaper. Robert Spence Watson (1837&#150;1911) was a Gateshead-born Quaker, an ardent traveller and mountaineer, a lifelong adherent of the Liberal Party, founder of the college that was to become the University of Newcastle, president of the Society of Friends of Russian Freedom, and a pioneer in the settlement of trade disputes by arbitration. He published ten books, including some poetry. It is unlikely that he actually met Whitman in the flesh, although he also owned the companion volume, Two Rivulets, inscribed to him by Whitman the same year.

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        [Autographes d&#39;exception] Des changements de coloration sous l&#39;influence des nerfs

      Paris: Germer Baillière, 1876. relié. 15,5x24cm. Edition originale. Reliure en demi cuir noisette, dos lisse, plats de cartonnage souple bordeaux comportant des traces de pliures, modeste reliure de l&#39;époque. Très précieux exemplaire de Gustave Flaubert comportant un envoi autographe de l&#39;auteur à &#39;Gustave Flaubert / son vieil ami / G. Pouchet.&#39; Ouvrage orné de 7 planches illustrées de nombreuses figures coloriées à la main par Mme Lemaître et justifiées par un tampon à sec. Rousseurs. - Germer Baillière, Paris _1876, 15,5x24cm, relié. - Autographes d&#39;exception relié

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        L&#39;Opinion Publique Journal Illustré. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas & Adventures of Captain Hatteras

      Montréal: G. E. Desbarats & Co., 1876. 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good. Very good Condition. The issues # 27-52 have the complete serialization of the Jules Verne novel: "Adventures of Captain Hatteras - the English at the North Pole", also heavily illustrated in every issue. The volume has MANY other illustration and news including the Custer Massacre at Little Big Horn. Many views of Canadian cities and provinces as well. Binding is cloth with a leather spine and binding is in excellent condition. Contents are tightly bound in and the pages are in excellent condition. There is some minor light foxing for the first issue but the rest of the pages are quite nice. This is a nice book to put on the shelf and enjoy looking through!, FIRST CANADIAN EDITION OF 2 JULES VERNE STORIES.& This entire volume has the complete serialization of two Jules Verne novels. Issues # 1-25 have the Jules Verne classic : "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea." in the French language and HEAVILY ILLUSTRATED., COMPLETE ORIGINAL bound volume of a rare newspaper / magazine, L&#39;Opinion Publique / Journal Hebdomadaire Illustre ( Montreal, Canada) containing all 52 Weekly issues from Jan 6 through Dec 28, 1876. This is an uncommon French language Canadian illustrated newspaper / magazine, rarely seen as an individual issue and almost never seen as a complete bound volume for a full year. The pages are 16" x 11" and each issue is 12 pages, 6 of which are illustrated and 6 of which are text. Very similar in appearance to Harpers Weekly or Leslies Illustrated Newspaper of that era. L&#39;Opinion publique, however, is concentrated with engravings of Canadian scenes and cities.

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        THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND

      1876. hardcover. Verne, Jules. THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND. [Consisting of:] Part I. DROPPED FROM THE CLOUDS. [Plus:] Part II. ABANDONED. [Plus:] Part III. THE SECRET OF THE ISLAND. [Together, three volumes.] Translated from the French by W. H. G. Kingston. Second Edition. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1876. 3 pp undated ads in Part III. Original green cloth pictorially decorated in black and gilt. 3 vols. <p>First English Edition, second impression, of all three volumes that were sold separately but which together form one of Verne&#39;s greatest tales. The translation, unfortunately, was effected by W. H. G. Kingston, whose</p> <p><?ms_indent>translation changed the hero&#39;s name from Smith to Harding. Further, Kingston abridged or omitted many of the technical passages indicating the castaway&#39;s scientific development of the island. Verne&#39;s anti-imperialist sentiments expressed by the dying Captain Nemo were also reversed by Kingston so as not to offend English readers... Unfortunately, Kingston&#39;s became the standard translation, to this day inflicting his omissions and distortions on English language readers. [T&M]</?ms_indent></p> <p>Sampson Low&#39;s first edition (all three volumes) came out in September 1875. T&M records their second impression as coming out in February 1879 -- perhaps a typo, as <i>this</i> is the second impression of all three volumes (with "Second Edition" on each title page), and all three volumes are dated 1876. Meanwhile Scribner Armstrong and Henry Shepard were battling it out in America, soon joined by pirate publishers such as Donnelly Loyd of Chicago, Household Words of Boston, Charles Warburton of Philadelphia, and of course George Munro of New York. However, Sampson Low&#39;s English editions are <i>much</i> scarcer than the Scribner Armstrong and Shepard American editions; the Sampson Low first impressions seldom ever turn up on the market, and these second impressions (as evidenced by T&M&#39;s not having seen them) are quite scarce as well. Also, the plates in the English editions tend to be considerably sharper than in the American editions.</p> <p>In any event, this is a matched set of the English second impression, all three volumes in green pictorial cloth (page edges plain; the first impression&#39;s page edges are gilded). All three volumes are in attractive, just-about-fine condition, with scarcely any external soil or wear (only the very slightest of rubbing at the edges; a few leaves at each end of each volume have light foxing); even the original delicate peach-colored endpapers are clean and uncracked. Given the extreme scarcity of the first impressions (in over 20 years we have offered only one set in this condition, at $22,500), this set of second impressions is highly collectible. Taves & Michaluk V013.</p> MARITIME (Sumner & Stillman Code:12288)

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        THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND. THE MODERN ROBINSON CRUSOE ... Translated from the French by W. H. G. Kingston. COMPLETE IN THREE PARTS. I. DROPPED FROM THE CLOUDS. II. ABANDONED. III. THE SECRET OF THE ISLAND

      New York: Scribner, Armstrong, & Co., 743-745 Broadway,. 1876. original pictorial green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and gold, rear panel stamped in blind, yellow endpapers.. Mild rubbing to cloth and spine ends and corner tips, some faint,. barely perceptible stains to rear cover, a bright, tight, clean,. otherwise nearly fine copy. An attractive, superior copy of this. book. (#135558). First combined edition. An authorized edition of DROPPED FROM THE CLOUDS, the first part of THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND, was first published in book form in the fall of 1874 by Scribner, Armstrong as THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND ... WRECKED IN THE AIR to compete with a pirated edition published at or about the same time by Henry L. Shepard as THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND. PART FIRST, SHIPWRECKED IN THE AIR. In September 1875 Sampson Low, Marston, Low, & Searle published THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND in three volumes subtitled DROPPED FROM THE CLOUDS, ABANDONED and THE SECRET OF THE ISLAND. In November 1875 Scribner, Armstrong brought out their uniform three-volume edition, printed in Boston using Sampson Low plates. Sometime before 31 March 1876 Scribner, Armstrong published their combined edition, which sold for $3.00, half the cost of the three-volume set. Three other combined editions of THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND, all unauthorized, were published in 1876: a 650-page edition with 24 illustrations produced by Donnelly, Loyd and Company of Chicago; an abridged translation by Hawley Lee which had been serialized in AMERICAN HOMES, published by "Household Words" Publishing Company of Boston; and an abridged translation by Stephen W. White that had been published in THE EVENING TELEGRAPH was published in book form by the newspaper as a 25¢ paperback. The priority of these 1876 combined editions has not been established, but this Scribner, Armstrong edition is the more elaborate and less common of the four. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2234. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 767. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 19. Bleiler (1978), p. 199. Reginald 14634. Myers 42 ("a very rare edition!"). Taves and Michaluk V013.

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        L&#39;Opinion Publique Journal Illustré. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas & Adventures of Captain Hatteras

      Montréal: G. E. Desbarats & Co., 1876. 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good. Very good Condition. The issues # 27-52 have the complete serialization of the Jules Verne novel: "Adventures of Captain Hatteras - the English at the North Pole", also heavily illustrated in every issue. The volume has MANY other illustration and news including the Custer Massacre at Little Big Horn. Many views of Canadian cities and provinces as well. Binding is cloth with a leather spine and binding is in excellent condition. Contents are tightly bound in and the pages are in excellent condition. There is some minor light foxing for the first issue but the rest of the pages are quite nice. This is a nice book to put on the shelf and enjoy looking through!, FIRST CANADIAN EDITION OF 2 JULES VERNE STORIES. This entire volume has the complete serialization of two Jules Verne novels. Issues # 1-25 have the Jules Verne classic : "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea." in the French language and HEAVILY ILLUSTRATED., COMPLETE ORIGINAL bound volume of a rare newspaper / magazine, L&#39;Opinion Publique / Journal Hebdomadaire Illustre ( Montreal, Canada) containing all 52 Weekly issues from Jan 6 through Dec 28, 1876. This is an uncommon French language Canadian illustrated newspaper / magazine, rarely seen as an individual issue and almost never seen as a complete bound volume for a full year. The pages are 16" x 11" and each issue is 12 pages, 6 of which are illustrated and 6 of which are text. Very similar in appearance to Harpers Weekly or Leslies Illustrated Newspaper of that era. L&#39;Opinion publique, however, is concentrated with engravings of Canadian scenes and cities.

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        A Quaint Treatise on "Flees, and the Art a Artyfichall Flee Making," By an Old Man Well Known on the Derbyshire Streams as a First-Class Fly-Fisher a Century Ago. Printed from an Old Ms. Never Before Published, the Original Spelling and Language Being Retained, with Editorial Notes and Patterns of Flies, and Samples of the Materials for Making Each Fly

      London: John B. Day 3 Savoy Street Strand 1876 London: John B. Day, 3, Savoy Street, Strand, 1876. First edition, second issue. 4to. Two chromolithograph plates after James Poole, 2 completed flies and 23 flies with dressing materials displayed in 22 sunken mounts on six leaves. Title page printed in red and black, title and text printed within double red rules. xiii, [xiv, blank], [xv, errata], 91 pp. Original green cloth stamped in gilt and black, a.e.g. Magnificent copy. Heckscher 18; Litchfield 49; Gee 84; Kerridge 79; Westwood & Satchell 3; Flyfisher's Journal, Summer 2000, pp.31-36 . The manuscript upon which Aldam based his text appeared at auction in 1999; the author's name was revealed to be Robert Whitehead, but nothing further of the author is known. Both issues of this scarce work bear the date 1876 on the spine; a very few are recorded with a title page date of 1875, but it appears that no copies were actually sold until the Spring of 1876. Approximately 200 copies were sold over a period of several years. A beautiful production, in brighter than usual condition

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        AUSSPRUCHE EINES HEILKUNDIGEN UBER VERGANGENES, GEGENWARTIGES UND

      1876. Good. Marx, Dr. K. F. H. AUSSPRUCHE EINES HEILKUNDIGEN UBER VERGANGENES, GEGENWARTIGES UND KUNFTIGES. Gottingen: Dieterich'schen Verlags - Buchhandlung, 1876. iv + 143 pp. 8vo., quarter brown cloth, unmarked, with brown marbled paper covered boards. Presentation copy inscribed by Marx on front flyleaf (no date). Boards and cloth worn. Pencil margin marks in a good portaion of the text. See Garrison Morton 2531 for another title by this author, ORIGINES CONTAGII (1824). Scarce.

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        Map of New York City south of 46th. St

      New York: M. Dripps, 1876. Folding lithographic map (39 3/4 x 26 3/4 inches), hand-coloured in outline. (Small clean tears to folds, small section at foot of title excised by the publisher, replaced with identical paper and with some manuscript work added). 1p. letterpress 'Catalogue of M. Dripps' Maps' tipped onto front pastedown of cover. (Small clean tears to folds.) Unbound, as issued, within original dark brown cloth boards, blocked in blind, with title 'Dripps' Large Map of N.Y. City' blocked in gilt on upper cover. A fine example of this pocket map, with a fully- coloured inset of a copy of Thomas Kitchin's map of 'New York Island' (originally published in the London Magazine in 1778) and interesting lists of Police Stations and sub-Post Offices, a street directory, and a key to rail road routes The title notes that the map also includes details '... showing new arrangement Docks, piers and water frontage also soundings and former high water line Elevated and horse car railroad routes, traced by characters, public buildings, churches, &c. Street directory and numbers.' The detail on the map is impressive, with numerous businesses, hotels, banks, theatres, etc. identified, as well as the route of the elevated railway along Greenwich Street -- the first elevated railroad in Manhattan. In the same year, Dripps also issued a two-sheet map which extended the area covered north to 135th street but was otherwise similar (the same inset Kitchin map for instance). Cf. "Checklist of Maps and Atlases relating to the city of New York in the New York Public Library" in the Bulletin of the New York Public Library, volume V (New York: 1901), p.71 ("Map ... south of 135th Street'); not in Rumsey.

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        HUNTING OF THE SNARK [with] AN EASTER GREETING TO EVERY CHILD

      1876. 1. CARROLL,LEWIS. THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK [and] AN EASTER GREETING TO EVERY CHILD WHO LOVES ALICE. London: Macmillan 1876. 8vo, bright red cloth with extensive gilt pictorial covers, six gilt rules on cover edges, all edges gilt, 83p. + [1]p. ad, except for a small pinhole in front gutter, near Fine and bright. First edition, one of 100 copies bound specially for Dodgson (100 in red and gold, 20 in blue and gold and 20 in white and gold). Binder's ticket Burn and Co. on rear paste-down. Illustrated with 9 incredibly detailed and fanciful full page illustrations by HENRY HOLIDAY (engraved by Swain). First ed. (WMGC 115). THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY CARROLL DATED MARCH 29 (the day of publication). In addition, tipped-in after the copyright page is a 1ST ISSUE OF RARE CARROLL BOOKLET: AN EASTER GREETING TO EVERY CHILD WHO LOVES ALICE.[Oxford] (Easter 1876). Privately printed on laid paper by Carroll for his friends in a small number, this is the rare first issue with the correct border size and all points of WMG 116 (except no watermark is discernable). This is wonderful Carroll offering.

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        Poetical Works, The [And] The Prose Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

      1876. first edition. The Best Edition of the Poetical and Prose Works of Shelley,in a Superb Cosway-Style Binding by Bayntun (Rivière)[COSWAY-STYLE BINDING]. SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe. The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Edited by Harry Buxton Forman. In Four Volumes. London: Reeves and Turner, 1876-1877. [Together with:] SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe. The Prose Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Edited by Harry Buxton Forman. In Four Volumes. London: Reeves and Turner, 1880.First edition edited by H. Buxton Forman. Together eight octavo volumes (8 7/16 x 5 3/8 inches; 214 x 136 mm.). Frontispieces and plates.Uniformly bound by Bayntun (Rivière) of Bath (stamp-signed in gilt on front turn-in) in mid twentieth-century dark brown crushed levant morocco. Covers with gilt triple fillet border, spines decoratively ruled and lettered in gilt in compartments with five raised bands, board edges with gilt-dotted rule, gilt inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A spectacular set.Volume I of The Poetical Works is set with a fine oval portrait miniature (3 3/16 x 2 7/16 inches; 81 x 62 mm.) on ivory under glass of Shelley, surrounded by an inner oval band of onlaid russet morocco within single gilt fillets and an outer decorative intertwining gilt border which is set with sixteen semi-precious stones. A superb example. From the library of William A. Foyle , with his bookplate on front pastedown.&#147;The first edition [of The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley] appeared in 1876-7, and in 1880 the Prose Works also were published Mr. Forman. In the same year (1880) the eight volumes were issued under a collective title, The Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley in Verse and Prose, etc.&#148; (Granniss).&#147;It would be difficult indeed to over-estimate the gains which have accrued to the lovers of Shelley from the strenuous labours of Mr. Harry Buxton Forman, C.B. He too has enlarged the body of Shelley&#146;s poetry (Mr. Forman&#146;s most notable addition is the second part of &#145;The Daemon of the World&#146;, which he printed privately in 1876, and included in his Library Edition of the &#145;Poetical Works&#146; published in the same year&#133;but, important as his editions undoubtedly are, it may safely be affirmed that his services in this direction constitute the least part of what we owe him. He has vindicated the authenticity of the text in many places, while in many others he has succeeded, with the aid of manuscripts, in restoring it. His untiring industry in research, his wide bibliographical knowledge and experience, above all, his accuracy, as invariable as it is minute, have combined to make him, in the words of Professor Dowden, &#145;our chief living authority on all that relates to Shelley&#146;s writings.&#146; His name stands securely linked for all time to Shelley&#146;s by a long series of notable words, including three successive editions (1876, 1882, 1892) of the Poems, an edition of the Prose Remains, as well as many minor publications&#151;a Bibliography (&#147;The Shelley Library&#148;, 1886) and several Facsimile Reprints of the early issues, edited for the Shelley Society&#148; (Preface to the Oxford Edition of The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley, edited by Thomas Hutchinson [1914]).Granniss 89.

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        Londres. paris. hachette, 1876.

      Cm. 37, pp. (4) 434. Con 174 incisioni xilografiche di Gustav Doré (anche a piena pagina). Solida ed elegante legatura editoriale in mezza pelle rossa e percallina interamente decorata (a dorso e piatti) in nero ed oro (firmata Engel alla base del dorso). Tagli dorati. Esemplare fresco ed in eccellente stato di conservazione, privo di fioriture, come è raro per quest'opera. Edizione originale e prima tiratura delle tavole. Si tratta dell'opera forse più riuscita della vasta produzione artistica di Gustav Doré. Cfr. Vicaire, III, 574.

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        The Window; or, the Loves of the Wrens MDCCCLXVI [drop title]

      London: Herne Shepherd c. 1876 [London: Herne Shepherd, c. 1876]. Pirated edition. 12mo. 16 pp. Stitched and unopened. Custom cloth chemise and morocco-backed slipcase. Wise III, 2; OCLC 24323879 (locating one copy, UVA) . According to Wise, this pirated edition was published by Herne Shepherd and appeared before the first published edition. It is based on the text, some of which was later suppressed, of the privately printed folio edition of 1876 (" ... this pamphlet is therefore of much interest"-Wise)

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        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' 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'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' 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'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'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' 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.

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