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        [binding title] "Patents on copper printing rolls.

      [Washington], 1876–1904. 8vo (28.8 cm, 11.35"). [68] pp.; 36 plts.. A lawyer's gathering of 25 important British and U.S. patents related to technological developments in printing, dating from 1876 through 1904. The patents here include "Engraving-Machine" and various specifications on the Pantograph (by John Hope, of the Hope & Sons textile printing company, whose "pantograph engraving machine . . . revolutionized the business of roll-engraving," Bicknell, History of the State of Rhode Island, 141), "Phototypography" (by Hannibal Goodwin, famed for later inventing roll film), and "Calico-Printing Machine" (by James Blair, the Scottish inventor of the aforementioned roller). Also represented is John Jacobson, holder of several photographic patents, and British engraver Gabriel Raphael Hugon.    The patent record copies are accompanied by => 36 plates illustrating the various devices. A => typed index is stitched in at the front; the title given above comes from this volume's spine label.    => A full list of contents is available upon enquiry.    Provenance: Front and back pastedown each with rubber-stamp of A. Bell Malcolmson, attorney and counsellor at law; final page with pencilled annotation: "Bind for Mr. Malcolmson." Malcolmson is recorded as having been involved, in 1908, with a case regarding patent infringement of a method for duplicating typewritten work. Contemporary tan cloth, spine with gilt-stamped red leather title-label; cloth spotted and moderately discolored, extremities and spine label lightly rubbed. Preliminary index pages, of onion skin, each with short tear from outer margin; one text leaf with small chip to upper margin; some leaves creased; occasional pencilled annotations and marks of emphasis.

      [Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co]
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        AMERICA DISCOVERED BY THE WELSH IN 1170 A.D.

      Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1876. ....184pp...Maroon Boards with GILT LETTERING & DESIGN on Spine...Minor fraying to spine ends....This book has been described as "An attempt to establish as an historical fact the voyages to America of the legendary Welsh prince, Prince Madoc" (Carnegie Library)....Ex-library...Front hinge starting but holding....Remains of library pockets on endpapers....TEXT IS CLEAN....A VERY GOOD COPY!.... Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo.

      [Bookseller: Eveleigh Books & Stamps]
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        Veterani delle Guerre 1848-49.

      S.t. Fotografia, fotografo sconosciuto, Soperga, Torino, 28 luglio 1876, al collodio, di cm. 40 x 24 circa. Veterani delle guerre 1848-49, che in unione alla egregia Deputazione dei Commilitoni Romani, intervennero il 28 luglio 1876 alla commemorazione a Soperga (Torino) del 27° Anniversario della morte del Magnanimo Duce e Re Carlo Alberto. Dedica al Colonn. Gigli Cav. Vincenzo, Roma. Lieve strappetto al marg. sinistro ed in alto a destra.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Cicerone M.T.]
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        The Works

      Chapman & Hall, London 1876 - 25 vols. Contemporary half calf, and marbled boards, evenly sunned on spine to an agreeable tan colour. A handsome set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Anah Dunsheath RareBooks ABA ANZAAB ILAB]
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        Autograph Letter Signed headed "Burial Bill" to Rev Edwin Paxton HOOD (Sir Samuel Morton, 1809-1889, Baptist Philanthropist, Civil Engineer and Politician, 1st Bart., Builder of Nelson's Column)

      1876 - (1820–1885, Nonconformist and Author) saying he is "now quite out of the World of Monuments. I will be much obliged if you can spare five minutes to write me . you will recollect I brought in the first Bill many years since .", he explains how he got a first reading in the house "& reference to a Select Committee. This was granted. Mr Gladstone . was on the Committee. I found a real fear & objection to some . components of Holy Scripture - Prayers & Hymns & it came thus from the Committee to the House . I felt I had got a good deal in getting a Select Committee to go thus far ." and he continues at length about the bill and its passage and concludes that "a Service is all he should go for. Any personal eulogy is out of place, any practical lesson from the life of the deceased is later drawn in the pulpit ." he ends with an apology for the long letter and a repetition of his request for Hood's opinion, 4 sides 4to., The Hollands, Yeovil, 10th February Peto served for two decades as a Member of Parliament. He was elected a Liberal Member for Norwich in 1847 to 1854, for Finsbury from 1859 to 1865, and for Bristol from 1865 to 1868. During this time he was one of the most prominent figures in public life. He helped to make a guarantee towards the financing of The Great Exhibition of 1851, backing Joseph Paxton's Crystal Palace.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1876 - 1876 1877 1878 Paperback Wisdens with Facsimile Covers. VG

      Hi, I recently purchases a rebind in fabulous condition, inside the binding were 1876 through to 1878 but it was in such good condition I decided to split them out and had facsimile covers added to them hence, and to keep them together ... This lot is a set of three Original Wisdens 1876 , 1877 and 1878 , Paperbacks with facsimile spines and covers in very good condition. The books are in very good condition, the pages are very clean and pretty much unmarked. There is a touch of foxing to the 1877 but it is only slight and to the odd page, the other two have minimal foxing. Although it used to be rebound there is not much trimming with nice margins. A fabulous set of 3 early Wisdens at a great price.

      [Bookseller: Wisdenshop.com]
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        HISTORIA DE LA CORONA DE ARAGON ( LA MÁS ANTIGUA DE QUE SE TIENE NOTICIA ) CONOCIDA GENERALMENTE CON EL NOMBRE DE CRÓNICA DE SAN JUAN DE LA PEÑA

      - 1876 Hospicio, Zaragoza Biblioteca de Escritores Aragoneses. Diputación de Zaragoza. Introd. de Tomás Ximenez de Embun. XXI + 252 pg. 31x21 cm. Enc. en rústica edit. Exterior fatigado. Para ver o recibir fotografías de los libros puede ir a nuestra web. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Costa LLibreter]
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        Canada's 3rd Prime Minister, John Joseph Caldwell Abbott Letter signed

      Montreal: J.C.C. Abbott, 1876. 1st Edition. No binding. Near Fine. ABBOTT, FIRST CANADIAN BORN PRIME MINISTER, SIGNED LETTERS ARE SCARCE TO MARKET. 8 x 10 inches, was folded now flat. Sir John Joseph Caldwell Abbott, 1821-1893, was the third Prime Minister of Canada, 1891-1892. Letter signed, "J.J.C. Abbott," dated Montreal, Sep. 28th, 1876, on the letterhead of Abbott's law firm "Abbott, Tait, Wotherspoon & Abbott," and text of letter written in clerk's hand. Addressed to Henry Archibald. 16 lines on one sheet, near fine condition. Abbott writes clarifying a legal position regarding the estate of one of the children of the late Judge Gale: "Dear Sir / After further consideration / I am unable to change the opinion / which I prepared for you in July / last, respecting the rights of the / children of the late Judge Gale.* // I am aware that the surviving / child of one of the sisters has since / died, but this would not materially / alter the matter, as the child's / father would be its heir, if there / were anything to inherit from / the surviving sister. Yours truly / J.J.C. Abbott. Sir John Joseph Caldwell Abbott, was the Prime Minister of Canada, 1891-1892. Abbott was the first Canadian born prime minister (born Saint-André-d'Argenteuil, Quebec in 1821). "I hate politics… I hate notoriety, public meetings, public speeches, caucuses, and everything that I know of that is apparently the necessary incident of politics - except doing public work to the best of my ability." Although brief, Abbott's 17-month term as Prime Minister is recognized as being a successful one. He is most remembered for his reforms to the Canadian Criminal Code, improvements to the Civil Service, and the Reciprocity Treaty he signed with the United States. He also smoothed the way for his successor, (and Roman Catholic) Sir John Thompson * Samuel Gale, 1783-1865, a prominent Montreal citizen, Judge and author.

      [Bookseller: Lord Durham Rare Books (IOBA)]
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        Italien. Eine Wanderung von den Alpen bis zum Aetna

      Engelhorn, Stuttgart 1876 - 39cmLn. Goldgerägter Titel auf Buchdeckel und Buchrücken.3seitiger Goldschnitt. Mit 95 Vollbildern und 295 Abb. im Text. Seiten etwas gebräunt und zum Teil stockfleckig. Sonst kaum Lagerspuren. Guter Zustand. In deutscher Sprache. 430 pages.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Unterberger]
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        The Hand of Ethelberta

      New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1876. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. First edition. Bound in publisher's primary binding of cream cloth, stamped in black, with white end papers printed in red and dated May 9th, 1876 (copies also appeared as May 20th and June 3rd). Good, overall a bit worn. Cloth rubbed and soiled, darkened at spine, worn heavier at corners and spine ends, and lifted from the boards. Light lean to binding. Bookseller stamp to front free end paper. Pages are toned, and show an occasional age-related stain. The author's fifth novel.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        RARE AFFICHE POSTER 1876 BOSTON USA ETATS UNIS HORSE CHEVAUX GLOBE SHOE lithogra

      - RARE AFFICHE POSTER 1876 BOSTON USA ETATS UNIS HORSE CHEVAUX GLOBE SHOE lithogra

      [Bookseller: GEOFFRIAULT]
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        Schlesisches Güter-Adreßbuch. Verzeichnis sämmtlicher Rittergüter und selbständigen Gutsbezirke, sowie derjenigen grösseren Landgüter in der Provinz Schlesien, welche innerhalb des Gemeinde-Verbandes mit einem Grundsteuer-Reinertrage von mindestens 500 Thalern veranlagt worden sind.

      Breslau (Korn), 1876. - VII, 394 (2) S. HLn der Zeit. Kapitale etwas bestoßen, sonst gut. Sehr seltene EA. Mit besonderen Orts- und Personen-Registern. Nur ein Ex. in der Bibliothek von Cincinatti nachgewiesen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bebuquin (Alexander Zimmeck)]
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        Combination Atlas Map Of Bucks County, Pennsylvania-compiled, Drawn And Published From Personal Examinations And Surveys

      Philadelphia: J . D. Scott. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1876. Hardcover. Color maps; 109 pages; Folio (430 x 370 mm) , 8 pounds. Later rebound in red buckram. Numerous hand-colored maps and lithographed views. The first atlas devoted to Bucks County. Printed By Thomas Hunter. Complete with all hand colored color maps & plain lithographic views. US maps include territories. Complete with 43 color maps [of which 42 are called for, often with insets. Also there is a more recent laid in Genealogical map of the counties, undated but probably early 20th. Profusion of lithographed local views of scenery and binding and covers firm architecture. Title page mounted on later paper with a strip of tape obliterating portion of the bottom margin. ; 0 .

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        The Raja of Sarawak.: An Account of Sir James Brooke, K.C.B., LL.D., given chiefly through Letters and Journals, vol. I and II

      Macmillan and Co., London 1876 - with portrait and maps, 379 p. Bookplate of the Fraser Institute on front pastedown. Wear to binding. I: Front cover almost detached. Spine missing. II: Spine and back hinge reinforced by tape. Internally good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        NORTH CHINA HERALD AND SUPREME COURT AND CONSULAR GAZETTE

      1876 - [SHANGHAI - NEWSPAPER]. THE NORTH-CHINA HERALD AND SUPREME COURT & CONSULAR GAZETTE. Shanghai: North-China Herald, 1876. Twelve issues of this influential English-language Shanghai weekly. Founded in 1850, The North-China Herald was the gazette (official record) of the British Supreme Court for China and Japan and the British Consulate. Contents are comprised of local articles, summaries of the news, editorials, dispatches from other Chinese cities, official papers, reports on public meetings, law reports, commercial intelligence, advertisements, shipping intelligence, etc. The outer advertising wrapper for each issue is split at the fold, though all are present, and most issues are partially unopened. One issue, no.487, lacks two text leaves. Overall condition varies (some dust-soiling and/or occasional foxing, closed tears, creasing, etc.) yet is very good overall. We offer the following: Volume XVI #452, January 6, 1876: Pp. [2], 1-20, [2]. #456, February 3, 1876: Pp. [2], 85-104, [2]. #458, February 17, 1876: Pp. [2], 129-156, [2]. #460, March 2, 1876: Pp.[2], 181-208, [2]. #472, May 27, 1876: Pp. [2], 501-528, [2]. #475, June 17, 1876: Pp. [2], 581-608, [2]. Volume XVII #484, August 19, 1876: Pp. [2], 165-188, [2]. #485, August 26, 1876: Pp. [2], 189-202, [2], 203-216, [2]. #486, September 2, 1876: Pp. [2], 217-228, [2], 229- 240, [2]. #487, September 9, 1876: Pp. [2], 241-268, [2], lacks pp. 253- 256 #488, September 16, 1876: Pp. [2], 269-280, [2], 281-292, [2]. #489, September 23, 1876: Pp. [2], 293-316, [2]. For the lot:

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        The Nibelung's Ring (Association Copy)

      London: Privately Printed, 1876. First editions. First edition in English of The Rhein-Gold (1873), The Walkyrie (1873), Siegfried (1873), and Dusk of the Gods (1875). Collating: [iv], 46, [ii, half-title], 61, [i, blank], 66, [ii, half title], 59, [i, blank]. This is the real first edition of the complete librettos (all the dialogue and stage directions) for all 4 parts, sequentially printed for private circulation only, translated by Alfred Forman, and furthermore, our edition precedes the first complete performance of the Ring cycle at Bayreuth in Aug. 1876. And here's the clincher, this copy with the dated signature of actress Alma Murray (February 27, 1876), wife of the translator, Alfred Forman! Bound in what appears to be the original binding of blue cloth over paper-covered boards, gilt title on the spine. With a half title and title page, dated 1876, then apparently gathering the separately printed librettos into one volume. Each libretto with printed (dated) title page, all separately paginated. Our best guess is that after separately printing and distributing his individual librettos, Alfred Forman issued them as a collective whole in 1876 with a general half-title, title page and half-titles for Walkyrie and Dusk of the Gods (each apparently inserted in order to showcase poems by Forman). How many of these were bound up is unknown, but it must have been only a handful as they appear completely unrepresented in an onlince census of institutional holdings. Confusingly, there seem to be several listings on WorldCat for an 1875 London edition of the work, however, when you look at the title page of this supposed 1875 edition, it reads: "a verbatim re-issue of the edition of 1877", clearly not published in 1875. Institutional holdings of the separately printed librettos appear to tally as follows: Walkyrie - 3, Siegfried - 1, Dusk of the Gods - 1. Decidedly rare, this copy with an exceptional provenance.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        KNIGHT'S AMERICAN MECHANICAL DICTIONARY 3 vols.

      Knight's American Mechanical Dictionary: A Description of Tools, Instruments, Machines, Processes, and Engineering; History of Inventions; General Technological Vocabulary; And Digest of Mechanical Appliances in Science and the Arts A Complete set Vols. 1 - 3. New York: Hurd and Houghton, Cambridge: The Riverside Press (1876), 4to, red cloth covered beveled boards - with the gilt embossed design on the front and spines. The most thorough reference guide to the technology of the 19th century, illustrated with more than 6000 engravings. All three volumes are in excellent condition (see photos)

      [Bookseller: Phantom Tollbooth]
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        Daniel Deronda

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1876. Eight parts in four volumes, 8vo. Lacking half-titles. 19th-century half calf, gilt-lettered green morocco lettering-pieces, marbled boards. Without the Contents Leaf (Sadlier's presumed first state). The novel was also published in parts, and is less common in book forrm. Some spotting at begining and end, spines spomewhat faded, vols 2 and 4 with pale dampstaining to fore-edges.

      [Bookseller: Riverrun Books & Manuscripts]
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        Der Verbrecher (Homo delinquens) in anthropologischer , ärztlicher und juristischer Beziehung. In deutscher Bearbeitung von M. O. FRAENKEL u. H. KURELLA (Bd. 3). 3 Bde.

      Gr.-8, XXXI(1) S. (Tit., Einführ. u. Vorw. d. Verf.), 545(1) S., IV (Tit. u. Vorw. d. Übers.), 412 S. mit 1 Tafelbild u. Tit. II S. (Vorw. d. Verf.), 29(1) S., 64 meist gefaltete Tafeln mit z. Tl. photogr. Abb. Mit etlichen Tabellen u. einigen wenigen Fig. im Text. HLdrBde. d. Zt. auf vier falschen Bünden m. Tit. u. reichen Verz. in Goldpräg. auf Rü., marmor. Buchschnitt u. gemusterten Vorsätzen. Kanten u. Kapitale berieben. Stempel auf Tit. unschön m. Exlibris überklebt. Im Text etwas gebräunt u. stellenw. stockfleckig. Mischauflage der ersten und zweiten Auflage dieser ersten deutschen Ausgabe, übersetzt nach der 1876 veröffentlichten Originalausgabe ("Luomo delinquente in rapporto allAnthropologia, alla Giurisprudenza ed alle discipline carcerarie"). Der italienische Mediziner und Anthropologe Cesare Lombroso (1836-1909) war Militärarzt in Pavia, leitete fünf Jahre die Nervenanstalt von Pesaro, lehrte später in Turin gerichtliche Medizin, Hygiene sowie Psychiatrie und gilt als Begründer der Kriminologie. Er vertrat die These, es gebe geborene Verbrecher, die durch körperliche und psychische Merkmale zu erkennen seien. Abstehende Ohren, zusammengewachsene Augenbrauen, schmale Lippen und hervorstehende Eckzähne waren für ihn u. a. Erkennungszeichen krimineller Neigungen. Europaweit lieferten Lombrosos umstrittene Theorien den Anstoß für wissenschaftliche Debatten über die Ursachen des Verbrechens. (vlg. dazu Brockhaus, 19. Aufl. XIII, 509).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker]
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        Declaration of Independence

      1876. Printed broadside on cotton, text of the Declaration and facsimile signatures of the signers printed in brown, border of branches and laurels, seals of the thirteen colonies, liberty bell, and banner inscribed with the names of Revolutionary leaders, blue surround. 18-1/2 x 24-1/2 inches. Foxing, a few pinholes along margins. Ink-stamped "Jefferson Davis" in two places. Printed broadside on cotton, text of the Declaration and facsimile signatures of the signers printed in brown, border of branches and laurels, seals of the thirteen colonies, liberty bell, and banner inscribed with the names of Revolutionary leaders, blue surround. 18-1/2 x 24-1/2 inches. Not in Bidwell

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        The great divide: travels in the upper yellowstone in the summer of 1874

      London: Chatto and Windus, 1876. FIRST EDITION. With half-title, frontispiece plus 14 full-plate engravings, 2 folding maps (rip on one map and repairs on the other), dedication, and list of illustrations. Later white marble covers backed in cloth, modern endpapers; repairs to maps, otherwise a very nice copy. First edition. A celebration of the American west, written a few years after the establishment of Yellowstone as a national park in 1872. Dunraven praises the United States for their national parks, exclaiming that "privilege of viewing the marvels of nature . . . for ever be free to all nations and all people" (p. xi). In this personal account, he views the area's natural wonders and observes local culture. This includes a chapter dedicated to his interactions with the Crow (also called Apsáalooke or Absaraka) tribe and even playful meditations on the life of a squirrel. Despite his joy at returning to "civilization," this tourist relished the wilds of western America. Wyndham-Quin, 4th Earl of Dunraven and Mount-Earl (1841-1926), was an Irish politician and famed yachtsman. Joining the army after Oxford, he went on to serve as war correspondent for the Daily Telegraph during the Franco Prussian War. He was the only person present at both the crowning of the Prussian King as German emperor and the peace treaty signing during World War I (ODNB). Dunraven enjoyed visiting the United States, where he "was introduced by General Sheridan to Buffalo Bill (William Cody) and Texas Jack," hunted buffalo, and bought a ranch in Colorado. The great divide was written after his first visit to America and shows this Englishman's love of the Wild West.

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        Letters and Social Aims

      - Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1876. First Edition. 12mo. Previous owner's name in pencil on recto of front flyleaf. Light rubbing to book extremities--otherwise a handsome copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Darren Winston, Bookseller, IOBA, SNEAB]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1876 - 1876 Wisden : Rebound without Covers,

      Hi, This is a Wisden from the Adrian Ellis Collection. 1876 : Rebound without Covers. This Wisden is bound in very elegantly bound with Russell Bencraft (Chairman of Hants CC) bookplate to the rebound page, this book is in excellent condition, very clean inside and hardly a mark to point out.

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        NORTH CHINA HERALD AND SUPREME COURT AND CONSULAR GAZETTE

      1876. Very Good. [SHANGHAI - NEWSPAPER]. THE NORTH-CHINA HERALD AND SUPREME COURT & CONSULAR GAZETTE. Shanghai: North-China Herald, 1876. Twelve issues of this influential English-language Shanghai weekly. Founded in 1850, The North-China Herald was the gazette (official record) of the British Supreme Court for China and Japan and the British Consulate. Contents are comprised of local articles, summaries of the news, editorials, dispatches from other Chinese cities, official papers, reports on public meetings, law reports, commercial intelligence, advertisements, shipping intelligence, etc. The outer advertising wrapper for each issue is split at the fold, though all are present, and most issues are partially unopened. One issue, no.487, lacks two text leaves. Overall condition varies (some dust-soiling and/or occasional foxing, closed tears, creasing, etc.) yet is very good overall. We offer the following: Volume XVI #452, January 6, 1876: Pp. [2], 1-20, [2]. #456, February 3, 1876: Pp. [2], 85-104, [2]. #458, February 17, 1876: Pp. [2], 129-156, [2]. #460, March 2, 1876: Pp.[2], 181-208, [2]. #472, May 27, 1876: Pp. [2], 501-528, [2]. #475, June 17, 1876: Pp. [2], 581-608, [2]. Volume XVII #484, August 19, 1876: Pp. [2], 165-188, [2]. #485, August 26, 1876: Pp. [2], 189-202, [2], 203-216, [2]. #486, September 2, 1876: Pp. [2], 217-228, [2], 229- 240, [2]. #487, September 9, 1876: Pp. [2], 241-268, [2], lacks pp. 253- 256 #488, September 16, 1876: Pp. [2], 269-280, [2], 281-292, [2]. #489, September 23, 1876: Pp. [2], 293-316, [2]. For the lot:

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        Théâtre complet

      Jouaust 1876 - Paris, Jouaust, 1876-83 8 volumes in-4 (29,8cm x 21,4cm) de (4)-d-XXIV-325-(3), (4)-390-(2), (4)-334-(2), (4)-338-(2), (4)-406-(2), (4)-325-(3), (4)-358-(2) & (4)-354-(2)pp. Tirage unique à 110 exemplaires dont 10 sur Papier Whatman & 100 Vergé. Portrait & 31 compositions hors-texte avant et avec la lettre par Louis LELOIR gravées à l'eau-forte par Flameng. Demi maroquin à coins bleu marine, dos à nerfs soulignés d'un filet doré, titre, auteur, tomaison & date frappés or, fer en losange avec double encadrement et petits fers aux angles à l'or répété quatre fois, couvertures conservées sans le dos. (Reliure d'époque) Exemplaire sur papier vergé non justifié, comportant les illustrations en double état. Exemplaire unique richement enrichi de différentes suites de gravures dont voici le détail: 1) Portraits de Molière d'après MIGNART sur Hollande et en deux états identique sur Chine monté avant la lettre 2) Suite de 7 figures de COYPEL, gravée par DE MARE, en l'état d'eau-forte pure sur Japon 3) Suite de 34 figures de MOREAU LE JEUNE sur Chine monté avant la lettre en noir. 4) Suite de 35 figures de BOUCHER, publiée par Lemerre à la sanguine sur Chine monté avant la lettre 5) Suite de 31 figures de MOREAU publiée par Renouard sur Hollande 6) Suite de 35 figures d'Edmond HEDOUIN sur Hollande 7) Suite de 34 figures de LALAUZE sur Chine avant la lettre 8) Suite de 50 vignettes de FOULQUIER sur Chine avant la lettre Soit un total de 293 illustrations en comptant les 62 illustrations de Louis LELOIR. De la bibliothèque du Dr Félix Durosier. (Ex-libris) Très bel ensemble, reliure en très bel état; intérieur frais, quelques rousseurs éparses, sans gravité. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        India and Ceylon: An Album of 64 Albumen Photographs of Jaipur, Delhi, Agra, Lucknow, Darjeeling, and Sri Lanka

      [India and Sri Lanka: , circa 1876]. [India and Sri Lanka. circa 1876]. Oblong quarto. Measuring 10.25" x 14". A collection of 62 albumen photographs mounted in an elaborate album, with two additional albumen prints laid-in. All but four prints measure 8" x 10" or larger; the other four measure about 4" x 5.5". The album is bound in parchment over boards, with a gilt decorated spine and gilt-stamped morocco borders laid-down on the front and back boards, with the initial "A" stamped in gold on the front cover. The photographs are mounted on the rectos and versos of 30 thick cardboard leaves, the edges of the leaves stained red. Old water staining and toning to the parchment binding and cardboard leaves, the album is in good condition with scattered tears to the parchment and endleaves; there are a few small tears to the two loose albumen prints, the 62 mounted prints are near fine. Also laid-in are two color Photochrom prints: of a Sarajevo woman and of a Bosnian Turk housed in the original studio envelope (Braca Ferranti, Dubrovnik), and a gelatin silver print of an artwork at the London National Gallery.An impressive album of early photographs by the English firms of William Skeen and Charles T. Scowen, both based in Ceylon, and including several other prints by unidentified photographers. The album contains many now rare and important images of India's best known sites of Mughal architecture in and around Agra, Delhi, Lucknow, and Jaipur: including the Taj Mahal, Red Fort, Jama Masjid and Pearl Mosques, Bara Imambara, Amber Palace, and the tomb of Akbar the Great. Also included is a portrait of the Maharajah of Jaipur, an "Indian dancing girl," the Qutub Minar at Delhi, La Martiniere College (founded in 1845) at Lucknow, and views of Mt. Everest from Darjeeling.Among the final 20 photographs in the album are images of "Hindoo priests," "Snake charmers," and other native villagers, "Wild elephants", along with several images of trees and plants (Assam, Banyan, Palms, Cacao, etc.). The final photograph is of a European woman in a rickshaw. Laid-in is an early view of the ghats in Varanasi: "Along river Ganges in Benares," and an albumen print by the French photographer Felix Bonfils (circa 1870-79) captioned in the negative: "Drogman guide de voyageurs."A remarkable album containing many historically important images. A list of all 64 photographs, several of which are captioned in manuscript underneath the print or in the negative, is available upon request. .

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        [binding title] "Patents on copper printing rolls."

      1876. A lawyer's gathering of 25 important British and U.S. patents related to technological developments in printing, dating from 1876 through 1904. The patents here include "Engraving-Machine" and various specifications on the Pantograph (by John Hope, of the Hope & Sons textile printing company, whose "pantograph engraving machine . . . revolutionized the business of roll-engraving," Bicknell, History of the State of Rhode Island, 141), "Phototypography" (by Hannibal Goodwin, famed for later inventing roll film), and "Calico-Printing Machine" (by James Blair, the Scottish inventor of the aforementioned roller). Also represented is John Jacobson, holder of several photographic patents, and British engraver Gabriel Raphael Hugon. The patent record copies are accompanied by => 36 plates illustrating the various devices. A => typed index is stitched in at the front; the title given above comes from this volume's spine label. => A full list of contents is available upon enquiry. Provenance: Front and back pastedown each with rubber-stamp of A. Bell Malcolmson, attorney and counsellor at law; final page with pencilled annotation: "Bind for Mr. Malcolmson." Malcolmson is recorded as having been involved, in 1908, with a case regarding patent infringement of a method for duplicating typewritten work.

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        Lateinische Grammatik für untere Gymnasialklassen und höhere Bürger-und Realschulen mit Expositions- und Kompositionsstoff, einer Wörtersammlung zum Memoriren und einem Wörterbuche

      S. 472 Hardcover/Pappband Hardcover/Pappband, Metzler'sche Buchhandlung 1876, 472 Seiten, Ehem. Bibliotheksbuch mit den üblichen Änderungen einer Bibliothek wie Einträge - Kategorieaufkleber - usw., Text in altdeutscher Schrift, Seiten innen: leicht nachgedunkelt und durchgängig alterungsfleckig, Wurmfraß im Bereich der Bindung, Ecken teils eselsohrig, Buchschnitt: stark nachgedunkelt mit Gebrauchs-/Lagerspuren, Cover in stark gebrauchtem Zustand: abgegriffen mit Fehlstellen am Papierüberzug, Ecken stark bestoßen mit Fehlstellen, Buchrücken: brüchig mit Fehlstellen,, Bindung: einzelne Seiten teils lose/gerade noch zusammenhängend (intern: 59D/Dunkelbraun - gelber BA (Tx-3)/Altdeutsch Antiquarisch/Ohne Titel am Buchrücken/HC-4)

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        Turkistan: Notes of a Journey in Russian Turkistan, Khokand, Bukhara, and Kuldja (2 Vols.)

      New York: Scribner, Armstrong $ Co, 1876. Cloth. Near Fine. A lovely example of the 1876 1st American edition, complete in 2 volumes. Both volumes tight and Near Fine in their dark-green cloth, with brilliant gilt-lettering and design along the front panels and spines. Thick octavos, 874 pgs. all told plus publisher's ads. 3 fold-out plates (as called for), dozens of engraved illustrations complementing the text. Publisher's original prospectus for this title laid-in.

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        India and Ceylon: An Album of 64 Albumen Photographs of Jaipur, Delhi, Agra, Lucknow, Darjeeling, and Sri Lanka

      [India and Sri Lanka. circa 1876]. Oblong quarto. Measuring 10.25" x 14". A collection of 62 albumen photographs mounted in an elaborate album, with two additional albumen prints laid-in. All but four prints measure 8" x 10" or larger; the other four measure about 4" x 5.5". The album is bound in parchment over boards, with a gilt decorated spine and gilt-stamped morocco borders laid-down on the front and back boards, with the initial "A" stamped in gold on the front cover. The photographs are mounted on the rectos and versos of 30 thick cardboard leaves, the edges of the leaves stained red. Old water staining and toning to the parchment binding and cardboard leaves, the album is in good condition with scattered tears to the parchment and endleaves; there are a few small tears to the two loose albumen prints, the 62 mounted prints are near fine. Also laid-in are two color Photochrom prints: of a Sarajevo woman and of a Bosnian Turk housed in the original studio envelope (Braca Ferranti, Dubrovnik), and a gelatin silver print of an artwork at the London National Gallery.An impressive album of early photographs by the English firms of William Skeen and Charles T. Scowen, both based in Ceylon, and including several other prints by unidentified photographers. The album contains many now rare and important images of India's best known sites of Mughal architecture in and around Agra, Delhi, Lucknow, and Jaipur: including the Taj Mahal, Red Fort, Jama Masjid and Pearl Mosques, Bara Imambara, Amber Palace, and the tomb of Akbar the Great. Also included is a portrait of the Maharajah of Jaipur, an "Indian dancing girl," the Qutub Minar at Delhi, La Martiniere College (founded in 1845) at Lucknow, and views of Mt. Everest from Darjeeling.Among the final 20 photographs in the album are images of "Hindoo priests," "Snake charmers," and other native villagers, "Wild elephants", along with several images of trees and plants (Assam, Banyan, Palms, Cacao, etc.). The final photograph is of a European woman in a rickshaw. Laid-in is an early view of the ghats in Varanasi: "Along river Ganges in Benares," and an albumen print by the French photographer Felix Bonfils (circa 1870-79) captioned in the negative: "Drogman guide de voyageurs."A remarkable album containing many historically important images. A list of all 64 photographs, several of which are captioned in manuscript underneath the print or in the negative, is available upon request. .

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1876 - 1876 Original Wisden Rebound without Covers

      1876. This 1876 original Wisden was rebound some time ago in brown boards. The original wrappers have not been preserved. The book is in really excellent condition. The front and rear brown boards are in clean, unmarked condition. The spine is strong and clean and has the year and title in bright gilt to the spine. Internally, the book is complete and other than some foxing to the first couple of pages in remarkably clean and unmarked condition. The book is entirely original with no repairs or restoration. An excellent copy.

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        Sachsen und Thüringen. Privates Fotoalbum um 1876.

      Privates Fotoalbum zu Sachsen und Thüringen. 59 lose Kartonblätter (24,5 x 30,5 cm) mit aufgeklebten 181 Original-Fotografien in unterschiedlichen Formaten. In brauner Leinenbox mit goldgeprägtem Deckeltitel "Sachsen u. Thüringen" und Metallschließe. Fotos zu Thüringen: Eisenach, Gotha, Weimar, Erfurt, Jena, Meiningen, Merxleben, Langensalza, Wartburg. Fotos zu Sachsen: Sächsische Schweiz, Dresden, Meissen, Leipzig, sowie 3 Karten mit Fotos zu Halle/Saale, Rudelsburg. Fotografien bzw. Kartons meist mit handschriftlicher Legende. Einige Kartons wenig fleckig. Schön gestaltetes Exemplar.

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        On the Steps of the Capitol (The Garland Seller) - Alma-Tadema, 1876.

      ON THE STEPS OF THE CAPITOL (THE GARLAND SELLER)Ets van de hand van Paul Rajon naar het schilderij (Opus CXXXII) van Lourens Alma-Tadema. Vervaardigd in 1876. Met potlood gesigneerd door Alma-Tadema en Rajon. Later met de hand gekleurd. H x B: 11 x 22 cm.Met deze bloemenverkoopster toont Alma-Tadema het dagelijkse leven in de Romeinse tijd. Geen belangwekkende historische gebeurtenis, maar een archeologisch gereconstrueerde genrevoorstelling gespeeld door anonieme figuranten. De afgebeelde personen in veel van Alma-Tadema?s werken lijken van Engelse komaf: een noordelijke huidskleur en rossige haren, vaak met Victoriaanse kapsels. De architectuur is op dit werk ontdaan van de meeste architectonische details en een effen marmeren muur domineert de compositie.Prijs: ?750,- (incl. lijst).

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        Eastern Persia An Account Of The Journeys Of The Persian Boundary Commission 1870-71-72. Vol. I. The Geography with Narratives by Majors St. John, Lovett and Euan Smith and an Introduction by Major-General Sir Frederic John Goldsmid. Published by Authority of the Government of India. Vol. II. The Zoology and Geology by W. T. Blanford.

      London: Macmillan & Co., 1876 - 2 volumes, octavo (220 × 148 mm). Recent half calf by Trevor Lloyd, red and green contrasting labels, flat bands with single rule, double fillet panels to compartments, arabesque corner-pieces, central lozenge tool, marbled sides, top edge gilt. A narrow tidemark of hygroscopic damping at the head of the frontispiece of volume II, image unaffected, light browning to the text and plates in general, but overall a clean set, handsomely bound. Volume I with steel-engraved frontispiece and chromolithographic plate, 3 folding coloured maps, illustration and genealogical tables to the text; volume II, hand-coloured lithographic frontispiece, heightened with gum arabic, printed by Mintern Bros. after drawings by Keulemans and 17 other similar plates, birds and mammals, together with 10 other uncoloured plates of reptiles after G. H. Ford, illustrations to the text, folding coloured map. First edition of this highly important account of the region compiled from the records kept by the members of the Commission sent to establish the delimitation of the disputed border between Persia and Baluchistan. Goldsmid, the commissioner, had established a reputation for himself as an officer of considerable intelligence and resource. While serving in the first Opium War (1840–1) as a soldier of the army of the East India Company, Goldsmid had begun studying oriental languages "for which he showed a marked faculty" (ODNB). He was subsequently involved in the settlement of the annexation of Sind; attached to the Turkish contingent in the Crimea, "and during the [Indian] mutiny he distinguished himself in various dangerous missions." In 1861 "he was assigned to the Indo-European Telegraph project, the purpose of which was to construct a telegraph line from British India, along the coast of Persia and what is now Pakistan, then through central Persia and Asia Minor to connect with the European network at Constantinople" (Howgego), in 1865 succeeding Colonel Patrick Stewart, on his death, as director general. Having successfully negotiated the intricacies of the required treaties, he "personally superintended the construction of the telegraph line across the whole extent of Persia" leaving "a characteristically modest account of his adventures" (ODNB). When the government of India's attention was drawn to the "political revolutions in the lands of the immediate neighbours on the West" (Goldsmid's Introduction), his experience of the territory and superior negotiating skills made him the the obvious choice as boundary commissioner for the delimitation of this disturbed borderland. "His award was eventually accepted by the shah's government. In the same year Goldsmid was entrusted with the even more delicate task of investigating the claims of Persia and Afghanistan to the province of Sistan. The arbitral award was published at Tehran on 19 August 1872; Persia was confirmed in the possession of Sistan, while a section of the Helmand was left in Afghan territory. The impartiality of the award satisfied neither party, but it had the desired effect of keeping the peace. Goldsmid was created a KCSI in 1871, and received the thanks of the government of India." A significant contributor to the geographical section was Major Oliver B. St John, whose "maps of Persia and Persian Baluchistan remained for decades the standard authority" and who also assisted W. T. Blanford in the zoological and geological portion of the work, a survey commended by the Encyclopaedia Britannica for its "great care and minuteness." An excellent set of this model regional survey. Anker, Bird Books and Bird Art, 45; Ghani, p153; Howgego, IV, G31; Nissen ZBI 405 for Blanford's Zoology and Geology comprising volume II; Wood, p. 362. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Autograph letter signed "E. Wolf-Ferrari."

      1876. Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari (1876-1948) was an Italian composer best known for his operas Cenerentola, Le donne curiose, and I Gioielli della Madonna, among others.The present letter may concern the score of I Gioielli, which premiered at the Berlin Kurfürstenoper on December 23, 1911.. 3 pp. of a bifolium. Octavo. Dated Venice, July 29, 1910, Tolentini 3536. On onionskin paper with blindstamp of a quill on paper to lower edges. In Italian (with translation). Wolf-Ferrari asks his correspondent to send him some scores as soon as possible so he can study them "lovingly" rather than superficially."I had already sent my Venice address to Via dei Greci, Rome, and from there they had already answered me, telling me that they would have sent the scores just as soon as [Arturo] Toscanini had released them...The scores are really a lot. They should get to me right away so I can prepare with ease... I will need at least twenty days so that the examination would not be too superficial, but rather, loving."Creased at folds; short tear to central fold; last blank page slightly stained at lower right.

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        Handbuch der Paläontologie. Unter Mitwirkung von W. Ph. Schimper (sowie A. Schenk und Samuel H. Scudder) herausgegeben von Karl A. Zittel. In 5 Bänden (komplett).

      München & Leipzig, R. Oldenbourg, 1876-1893.. Gr.-Oktav. Zeitgenössische Halblederbände mit reicher Rückenvergoldung. Von sehr schwachen Bereibungen der Einbandrücken abgesehen (vgl. nebenstehende Abbildung), vorzüglich erhalten. Die Titelblätter der ersten drei Bände mit Besitzerstempel des publikationsfreudigen, in Fachkreisen aber teils umstrittenen, jedoch keinesfalls unbedeutenden Geraer Amateurwissenschaftlers Rudolf Hundt (1889-1961). Erste Ausgabe. – DSB 14, 626; Darmstaedter S. 706. – Einzelbände des Werkes sind durchaus häufig, uniform und ansprechend gebundene Reihen wegen des langen Erscheinungszeitraumes, der Veröffentlichung in Lieferung und des sich schon während des Erscheinens oft nur auf Teile des Werkes beschränkenden Interesses des Fachpublikums dagegen sehr selten anzutreffen. Das Werk setzt sich wie folgt zusammen: I. Abtheilung: Paläozoologie (in vier Bänden) bestehend aus Bd. 1: Protozoa, Coelenterata, Echinodermata und Molluscoidea. 1876-1880. VIII, 765 (+1) S., mit 558 Holzschnitten; Bd. 2: Mollusca und Arthopoda. 1881-1885. 2 Bll., 893 (+1) S., mit 1109 Holzschnitten; Bd. 3: Vertebrata (Pisces, Amphibia, Reptilia, Aves). 1887-1890. XII, 900 S., mit 719 Holzschnitten; Bd. 4: Vertebrata ( Mammalia). 1891-1893. XI (+I), 799 (+1) S., mit 590 Holzschnitten; II. Abteilung: Paläophytologie (in einem Band). Begonnen von W. Ph. Schimper, fortgesetzt und vollendet von A. Schenk. 1890. XI (+I), 958 S., 1 Bl., mit 429 Originalholzschnitten. – Zittel war der führende Paläontologe des späten 19. Jahrhunderts im deutschsprachigen Raum und begründete mit vorliegendem, der Deszendenzlehre folgenden Werk „eine den neueren biogenetischen Anschauungen angepaßte Lehre dieser Wissenschaft” (Darmstaedter).

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        Tour in American & Canada - with Edw'd Brooke- 1876 [United States and Canadian Travel Diary with Ephemera]

      1876. Undetermined. very good. [iii], 56, [12] pages with pasted on ephemerapp. Octavo. 1/2 black leather and marbled boards. Leather rubbed with some loss to head and tail of spine and corners. Marbled boards rubbed and scratched. Marbled endpapers. All edges marbled. Joint cracked after first text page, but binding holding strong. Fifty-three manuscript pages on ruled paper, with single page "frontis" containing pasted ephemera and 12 pieces of ephemera from the trip pasted individually onto pages after the text. Internally clean and virtually free of foxing to manuscript pages and ephemera. The diarist has penned the location ("Boston," "Philadelphia," etc onto most pieces of ephemera) very good A fascinating travel diary written in a clear, strong hand describing a 2.5 month trip to tour Eastern Canada and the Northeastern United States. The diary begins with a detailed description of the Atlantic passage on the Cunard Steamer "Bothnia" with humorous accounts of rough seas. The diarist then gives accounts of travel through New York, Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Boston, visiting famous American landmarks along the way. The diarist also visits the first official World's Fair, the Centennial International Exhibition in Philadelphia, and attends a Base Ball game between the Hartford Dark Blues and the Chicago White Stockings. 1876 was the first year of the National League and the championship was won by the Chicago White Stockings. Although 45 of the 56 pages are American content, the 11 pages of Canadian content include some of the most interesting writing in the diary. The diarist visits Niagara, Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa and gives vivid descriptions of Niagara Falls, traveling the St. Lawrence to Montreal, and a dinner at Rideau Hall with Governor General Lord Dufferin and Prime Minister Alexander MacKenzie. The anecdote during this dinner provides the most interesting entry in the diary. The diarist's traveling partner mistakes MacKenzie for a butler and inquires about arranging for a cab. The diarist quotes Mackenzie's response as "Well, I just happen to be the prime minister". The traveling companion, embarrassed, offered MacKenzie a cigar only to learn that the prime minister did not smoke. The ephemera at the rear of the diary includes menus and broadsides from hotels and attractions in both the US (Washington, Philadelphia, Boston, and others) and Canada (Niagara Falls and Montreal). Also included is a foldout plan of the Cunard Steamship "Bothnia" with the berths taken by the diarist and her travel partner identified. A truly engaging, carefully written and documented travel diary of the US and Canada, including a dinner with the Alexander MacKenzie, the second Canadian Prime Minister. 1876

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        Les maîtres d'autrefois

      First Edition. Binding to bradel in full navy calico, smooth back, contemporary binding. Rare and valuable autograph dedication signed by the author Xavier Marmier. A shadow on the guards left by a description tag Seller, nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Plon Paris 1876 14,5x23cm relié

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        Daniel Deronda

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1876. First Edition. Very Good. Eight volumes in four, publisher's variant red cloth; first issue, without inserted "contents" leaves, volume I, page 83, line 2 with misprint "reponsive" and errata tipped-in after title page of volume II (part III). Yellow coated end papers, with several replaced with matching paper; corner repair to FFEP in volume I and three news articles tipped-in at rear. Armorial bookplate in each volume; small date stamp on rear pastedowns. Light wear at extremities, soiling to rear board of volume I. Internally clean and bright; overall, very good. Housed in four 19th century quarter-leather slipcases with cloth dust jackets.

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