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        Gesamtansicht aus der halben Vogelschau im Jahre 1576 ('Der uralten wytbekannten Statt Zürych gestalt und gelaegenheit/wie sy zu diser zyt in waesen/ufgerissen und in grund gelegt/durch Josen Murer/und durch Christoffel Froschower/zu Eeren dem Vatterland detruckt/Im M.D.LXXVI Jar. - Commissionsverlag v. Kraut-Bosshart in Zürich. - Lithogr. v. J.J. Hofer, Zürich').

      - Farblithographie v. J.J. Hofer n. Jos Murer & Christoph Froschauer b. Kraut-Bosshart in Zürich, um 1876, 46,2 x 66,3 (49 x 66,3) Fauser, Repertorium älterer Topographie. Druckgraphik von 1486 bis 1750, Bd. II, S. 903, Nr. 15961. - Zeigt eine Gesamtansicht aus der halben Vogelschau von Zürich im Jahre 1576. - Unter der Ansicht 2 zeilige Bildunterschrift.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        HISTORY OF THE BIG BONANZA: An Authentic Account of the Discovery, History, and Working of the World Renowned Comstock Silver Lode of Nevada

      Hartford, CT: American Publishing Company, 1876. 569 pages of text. Original cloth binding with an undulating spine, remaining intact and attractive with minor shelfwear. Contains 92 black-and-white illustrations. Minor foxing and soiling scattered lightly throughout text, and a few pages with minor paper defects. Paher 1179: "De Quille has written the greatest of all the Comstock books and probably the best single book on any Western mining camp. It is source material complete with introduction by Mark Twain, who roomed and shared offices with Dan in 1862..." H.H. Bancroft says of this work: "A curious medley of historical facts and humorous phases of society in connection with a mining excitement that brought about, in a measure, the flush times of El Dorado, and raised Nevada from a country appendage to a state. It is full of stirring incidents and anecdotes, and delights in rough characters and dialoges." -Cowan. Johnson says of it in his "Bibliography of Mark Twain": "One-page Introductory is by Mark Twain. This book is very desirable to the admirer of Twain, as it was written by a fellow worker on the Virginia City Enterprise, of Nevada, who figured as one of the characters of Roughing It, and is a most readable supplement and commentary on same." Newbegin's bookstore description affixed by one corner to the front endpaper. First edition.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Octavo (8vo).

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        Fire Protection. A complete manual of the organization, machinery, discipline, and general working, of the fire brigade of London.

      - London, Charles and Edwin Layton 1876. Octavo publisher's cloth; xiii,332pp and an illustrated 64 page 'Appendix of Manufacturers' and other Advertisements, having reference to Fire Protection', numerous illustrations and diagrams, a plate and a double page map. Some foxing at the ends but a rather good copy. Uncommon and essential in fire fighting history. As far as Shaw was concerned this was the first attempt in any language 'approaching to a complete or comprehensive scheme' to embody the essential principles and practice of fire fighting. In other countries printed manuals 'of some kind or another have been in use for many years . but they are meagre in the extreme and . altogether useless for the instruction of fire brigades charged with the protection of great commercial cities'. Shaw was of course responsible for the modern London fire department, in turn the model for fire departments around the world. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Men of Mark. A Gallery of Contemporary Portraits of Men Distinguished in the Senate, the Church, in Science, Literature and Art, the Army, Navy, Law Medicine, Etc. Photographed from life by Lock and Whitfield

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington,, 1876-1883. With brief biographical notices by Thompson Cooper, F.S.A. 7 volumes bound as 4. Quarto. Contemporary blue half calf with blue boards, titles to spines gilt on burgundy and red labels, decoration to spines gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. 255 Woodburytype plates. Bindings rubbed to edges, internally clean and bright, an attractive set. First editions. One of the masterpieces of Victorian photographic portraiture this was the first substantial production fully to utilise the Woodburytype process. The sitters include Edward, Prince of Wales, Disraeli, Ainsworth, Wilkie Collins, Joseph Dalton Hooker, Robert Browning, Dilke, Alma-Tadema, Edward Fry, Joseph Chamberlain, Frederick Leighton, Victor Hugo, Jules Verne, Gustav Dore, Anthony Trollope, John Manners, Frederick Goodall, Lord Napier, Andrew Clark M.D., Sir William Withey Gull, Charles Darwin, Richard Burton, Lord Lytton, Samuel Plimsol, James Anthony Froude, John Everett Millais, Lumb Stocks, Tennyson, Henry Irving, Dr Benjamin Richardson, Lord Charles Beresford, Charles Siemens, Gladstone, Rawlinson, Granville, G.F. Watts, Lord Frederick Sleigh Roberts, Leon Gambetta, Palgrave, White Baker, William Frith, H.M. Stanley, Thomas Huxley, Earl of Carnarvon, Thomas Hughes and innumerable other Victorian worthies. With full page biographies of each of the subjects. The Woodburytype process involved the preparation of photosensitive plates and multiple layers of tinted gelatin. The resultant images are famous for their clarity and for the spectacular depth. However the process was also expensive as each plate could produce as few as 50 copies before needing replacement so the method soon fell out of favour and other less expensive, albethey less clear processes of photomechanical reproduction were developed.

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        Amusing Christmas Card Signed on verso to "dear little Sophie", (1819-1901, Queen of Great Britain)

      1876 - (Dorothea Ulrike Alice, 1870-1932, Princess of Prussia, daughter of Emperor Friedrich III, wife, 1889, of King Constantine I of Greece), "f[ro]m her very aff[ectiona]te Grandmama VR", in full colours, showing a merry group of frogs on the edge of a pond playing Blind Man's Bluff, 2¾" x 4", no place, Christmas

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        Ulysses S Grant, as President, signs an important warrant for the pardon of Osi Sandlos

      Washington, April 19, 1876. 8.5" x 11". "Single page, 8.5"" x 11"", with attached co-joined blank sheet. A partially printed pardon signed and dated by U.S. Grant as ""19th April 1876"", and ""U.S. Grant"". Near fine with expected folds.A wonderful clean example of a warrant for a pardon for ""the order for the respite of the execution of the sentence in the case of Osi Sandlos"" by President U.S. Grant. During Grant's presidency, he pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 1,332 people during his term. Although many of the people he pardoned were part of the Confederate army, Grant's presidency revealed scandals and fraudulent activities associated with his administration. His cabinet was in continual transition, divided by the forces of political corruption and reform. President Grant, ever trusting of his associates, found himself influenced by both forces. Grant's reactions to the scandals ranged from prosecuting the perpetrators to protecting or pardoning those who were accused and convicted of the crimes."

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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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        Beiträge zur Geschichte der ehemaligen Reichsstadt Biberach. Biberach, Kloos 1876.

      Biberach Kloos 1876 - 419 S. Mit 1 gef. lithographischen Ansicht. Leinenband der Zeit mit Goldprägung. Angeb.: Ostermayer, H. Kronik der vormals kaiserl. kgl. freien Reichsstadt Biberach. Biberach, Selbstverlag 1851. 2 Bll., 158 S., 1 Bl. - Heyd II, 4176/4175. Beide Stadtgeschichten selten! Stockfleckig. Ebd. mit geringen Gebrssp.

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        Report of the Exploring Expedition... in 1859

      , 1876. 1876. First Edition . MACOMB, John N. and NEWBERRY, John S. Report of the Exploring Expedition From Santa Fé, New Mexico, To the Junction of the Grand and Green Rivers of the Great Colorado of the West in 1859. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1876. Quarto, contemporary three-quarter navy morocco, raised bands, marbled endpapers and edges. $6500.First edition of the account of Macomb and Newberry

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        Études d'entomologie

      1876-1902, 1876-1902, , 21 livraisons en cinq volumes ; 2 vol. in-4 et 3 vol. grand in-4, demi-chagrin noir, dos à faux nerfs et orné de caissons dorés ; avec un vol. de table, in-8, 44 p, broché, Tout ce qui a paru, en édition originale, de cette belle somme que l'on trouve rarement complète : elle comprend 143 planches de papillons, la plupart en couleurs, auxquelles ont été rajoutés quelques états en noir. Notons néanmoins qu'il manque la planche en couleurs n° 4 de la 3e livraison (état en noir seul, planche déréglée). Envois de l'auteur sur quelques fascicules, à M. Capronnier ; plusieurs planches avec signature "Ch. Carpentier". L'ensemble a paru en 2 séries (livraisons I à X et XI à XXI), qui constituent une "suite de monographies locales et d'aperçus généraux, ne renfermant pas moins de 1120 pages avec 142 [pour 143] planches finement gravées en noir ou coloriées au pinceau". Les Études d'entomologie ont été suivies, à partir de 1904, de la publication des Études de lépidoptérologie comparée. - Première livraison, juillet 1876 : Étude sur la faunes des lépidoptères d'Algérie. 4 pl, dont 1 et 2 en deux états. Avec envoi. - Deuxième livraison, novembre 1876 : Espèces nouvelles de lépidoptères recueillis en Chine par M. l'abbé A[rmand] David. 4 pl. en couleurs. - Troisième livraison, octobre 1878 : Étude sur la faune des lépidoptères de la côte orientale d'Afrique. 5 pl, la n° 4 en noir. - Quatrième livraison, octobre 1879 : Catalogue raisonné des papilioniadae de la collection des Ch. Oberthür à Rennes. 6 pl. en couleurs. - Cinquième livraison, octobre 1880 : faune des lépidoptères de l'île d'Askold, 1ere partie. 9 pl. en couleurs. - Sixième livraison, juillet 1881 : 1. Lépidoptères de Chine ; 2. Lépidoptères d'Amérique ; 3. Lépidoptères d'Algérie. 20 pl, toutes en deux états (un en noir, un en couleurs) - Septième livraison, mai 1883 : Hepialides nouveaux d'Aurope. Lépidoptères de l'Amérique méridionale. 3 pl, en deux états. Envoi. - Huitième livraison, juin 1884 : Lépidoptères des Pyrénées. 1 pl. en deux états. - Neuvième livraison, août 1884 : Lépidoptères du Thibet, de Mantschourie, d'Asie-Mineure et d'Algérie. 3 pl. en deux états. - Dixième livraison, octobre 1884 : Lépidoptères d'Asie orientale. 3 pl. en 2 états. - Onzième livraison, décembre 1886 : Espèces nouvelles de lépidoptères du Tibet. 7 pl. en deux états, dont plusieurs portent la signature "Ch. Carpentier" - Douzième livraison, 12 mai 1888 : Nouveaux lépidoptères d'Afrique et d'Amérique. Premiers états de lépidoptères de la Réunion. Lépidoptères européens et algériens. 7 pl. en deux états. - Treizième livraison, mai 1890 : Lépidoptères des îles Comores, d'Algérie et du Tibet. 10 pl. en couleurs. - Quatorzième livraison, avril 1891 : Lépidoptères du genre parnassius. 3 pl. en couleurs. - Quinzième livraison, juin 1891 : Lépidoptères d'Asie. 3 pl. en deux états. - Seizième livraison, juin 1892 : Lépidoptères du Pérou, du Tibet et du Yunnan. 2 pl. en deux états. - Dix-septième livraison, avril 1893 : Lépidoptères d'Asie et d'Afrique. 4 pl. en deux états. - Dix-huitième livraison, novembre 1893 : Lépidoptères d'Afrique et d'Asie. 6 pl, deux états. - Dix-neuvième livraison, août 1894 : Lépidoptères d'Europe, d'Algérie, d'Asie et d'Océanie. 8 pl, deux états. - Vingtième livraison, mai 1896 : De la variation chez les lépidoptères. Pl. 1 à 10 en couleurs ; les pl. 11 à 21 sont des reproductions de photographies en phototypie. - Vingt-et-unième livraison, février 1902 : Variation des heliconia thelxiope et vesta. 11 pl, deux états. Houlbert C, Tables générales systématiques et alphabétiques. Première partie. Rennes, Imprimerie Oberthür, 1920. Tables complètes pour la publication des Études d'entomologie (la deuxième série concerne les Études de lépidoptérologie comparée, publiée à partir de 1904). Nissen, ZBI, n° 2997

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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

      Metzler'sche Buchhandlung 1876 - S. 472 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) Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 610

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

      1876. 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.

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        New York from Bergen Hill: Hoboken.

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

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      Hartford: The American Publishing Co., 1876. First Edition, BAL’s early state “B” with illustration on verso of half-title and xvi foliated, with mispaginations as called for . Printed on laid paper. Both this and the first issue were released on the same day of publication in equal numbers. With one-hundred and sixty black and white illustrations of such memorable as Injun Joe, Aunt Polly, Becky Thatcher, and of course Tom Sawyer. 8vo, publisher’s original blue cloth elaborately decorated in gilt and black on the covers and spine. [i-xii], with [ix, x, xii mispaged xii, xiii, and xvi as called for], [17], 18-274 [-276], [4] ads pp. A very handsome copy in a pleasing state of preservation, the text-block is very clean and unusually well preserved, the binding with only very light evidence of edge-wear or shelving, the tips skillfully consolidated and expertly tended to in very sympathetic fashion. A very nice, bright and pleasing copy of an iconic and cornerstone American literary work. FIRST EDITION IN THE ORIGINAL CLOTH. A HANDSOME AND PLEASING COPY OF THIS GREAT AMERICAN LANDMARK, it is the first novel in which the hero is a boy and the boy is the hero throughout. TOM SAWYER is now thought to be, along with HUCKLEBERRY FINN, one of the great stepping stones to the modern American novel. It, like Whitman’s LEAVES OF GRASS and Melville’s MOBY DICK, typifies and describes the American spirit. It lies at that very special moment in history when America, having challenged its past sets off on the new adventures that will force it into the coming century and the great expansion of its democratic spirit. To this day, it remains a cornerstone of American literature.

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        Letters and Social Aims

      1876. First Edition . Signed. EMERSON, Ralph Waldo. Letters and Social Aims. Boston: James R. Osgood, 1876 [i.e. 1875]. Octavo, original terracotta cloth. Housed in a half morocco chemise and full morocco slipcase. $11,000.First edition, first printing, association copy, of the last volume of essays published during Emerson's lifetime, bearing the ownership signature of Emerson's neighbor, Jeanie M. LeBrun, and additionally signed for her by Emerson and dated by him in the year of publication, ""6 Jan 1876.""This was the last volume of essay published during Emerson's lifetime. By the 1870s, Emerson had faded and ""gradually slipped into a serene senility in which his mind finally became a calm blank"" (OCAL). ""A longtime friend, James Elliot Cabot, was enlisted by the family to help put Emerson's literary manuscripts in order and prepare his lectures for delivery and his writings for publication… Cabot and Emerson's daughter Ellen put together a final volume of essays, Letters and Social Aims (1876), some reprinted ('The Comic,' 'Quotation and Originality,' and 'Persian Poetry') and others drawn from Emerson's manuscripts ('Poetry and Imagination,' 'Social Aims,' 'Eloquence,' 'Resources,' 'Progress of Culture,' 'Inspiration,' 'Greatness,' and 'Immortality')… Emerson died quietly in Concord and was buried at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, close to the graves of the Alcotts, Hawthornes, and Thoreaus"" (ANB). First printing, with ""N"" on page 209 and with ""inviolate"" and ""choices"" on page 308 (changed respectively in the second and third printings to ""inviolable"" and ""choice""). Though this work is dated 1876, the first printing took place on December 16, 1875 and was first advertised on Christmas of that year in Publisher's Weekly. Myerson A43.1a. BAL 5272. This copy belonged to and bears the ownership signature of Jean M. LeBrun, a Concord neighbor of the Emersons, as well as the Thoreaus, Alcotts, and Hawthornes. LeBrun's signature is dated Christmas day, just days after publication, suggesting that this book may have been a gift to her—one that she embellished by securing Emerson's signature. LeBrun would later attain her own minor fame for a piece she wrote to the Boston Advertiser in 1883 (later separately published in booklet form) that responded to the 1882 first book-length biography of Thoreau. The biography was written by Frank B. Sanborn, yet another Concord neighbor who worked as a schoolteacher instructing the children of Emerson, Hawthorne, and James. Sanborn also proposed to Emerson's daughter, Edith, who rejected him. In his biography of Thoreau, Sanborn presented an unflattering and ungenerous portrait of Thoreau's mother. Jean LeBrun, in her piece for the Advertiser undertook to defend both Thoreau and his mother posthumously.Interior with only a couple faint stains, light rubbing to extremities of binding. A near-fine copy.

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        Two Rivulets

      1876. First Edition . WHITMAN, Walt. Two Rivulets, Including Democratic Vistas, Centennial Songs, and Passage to India. Camden, New Jersey: (New Republic Print), 1876. Octavo, contemporary three-quarter tan calf rebacked with original spine laid down, marbled boards. $1500.First (and only) edition, second printing, of Two Rivulets, two “rude, brawling streams” (London Daily News), copy belonging to Horace Traubel’s daughter Gertrude.“On 2 May 1875, Whitman announced: ‘I shall… bring out a volume… partly as my own contribution to our National Centennial. It is to be called Two Rivulets—(i.e. two flowing chains of prose and verse, emanating the real and ideal)… it will embody much that I had previously written & that you know, but about one-third, as I guess, that is fresh” (Myerson, 196). This is the second printing, one of only 650 copies, preceded by a first printing of only 100 copies. The albumen portrait frontispiece in this copy is laid in (rather than mounted); it is torn off at the bottom and unsigned. All copies located by Myerson have a signed photograph. Myerson A9.1.b. This copy belonged to Gertrude Traubel, daughter of Whitman’s close friend and literary executor, Horace Traubel, inscribed to her by her father’s friend Will Innes.Text slightly toned, one leaf dog-eared in the binding process, minor rubbing to original calf. A very good copy.

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        Report of the Exploring Expedition... in 1859

      1876. First Edition . MACOMB, John N. and NEWBERRY, John S. Report of the Exploring Expedition From Santa Fé, New Mexico, To the Junction of the Grand and Green Rivers of the Great Colorado of the West in 1859. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1876. Quarto, contemporary three-quarter navy morocco, raised bands, marbled endpapers and edges. $6500.First edition of the account of Macomb and Newberry’s expedition from New Mexico to Colorado and the Grand Canyon, with 22 full page plates, including eleven chromolithographed plates, eight lithographed plates of fossils and three lithographed plates of landscapes, along with “one of the most beautiful maps ever published by the Army” (Wheat), association copy of Vannoy Hartrog Manning, a Confederate Civil War officer in the Civil War who later served as Mississippi’s Representative to the U.S. Congress (1877-83).“In June 1859 Capt. John N. Macomb, chief topographical officer in New Mexico, was ordered to lead an expedition northward along the Old Spanish Trail in search of the desired military road into Utah. Twenty thousand dollars was appropriated for the expedition, and Macomb was authorized to take along John Strong Newberry… Macomb [and] Newberry… made their way… across the tortured landscape toward the junction of the Green and Grand rivers. At one point their view swept across a wide expanse of the country and Newberry wrote that it was ‘everywhere deeply cut by a tangled maze of canyons, and thickly set with towers, castles, and spires of the most varied and striking forms; the most wonderful monuments of erosion, which our eyes, already experienced in objects of this kind, had ever beheld” (Goetzmann, 394-7). Macomb’s geographical report was initially issued without Newberry’s geological report (because Newberry was still working for the Sanitary Commission in the west), but publication was delayed for 15 years owning to the Civil War, allowing time for Newberry’s contribution to be included. The plates depict the various canyons and rivers the expedition encountered, as well as eight geological plates. The folding map, measuring 30 by 36 inches, “is one of the most beautiful… ever published by the army. Like Ives’ maps it was done by ‘Baron’ F.W. Egloffstein… Again he speaks of the ‘Big Cañon’ of the Colorado River, thus making it clear that the term Grand Cañon had not yet emerged… This is a landmark map” (Wheat IV, 142-3). Howes M179. Wagner-Camp 379b. Graff 2647. Farquhar 23. This volume was specially bound for Vannoy Hartrog Manning, who was a Representative for Mississippi in the 45th, 46th and 47th U.S. Congresses (1877-83) after serving the Confederacy in the Civil War as Colonel of the 3rd Arkansas Infantry and 2nd Arkansas Battalion. With gilt-lettered “Van. H. Manning” printed to the spine end.Text and plates very fresh and clean, several expertly repaired small closed tears to gutter edge of folding map, slight edge-wear, faint rubbing to boards. A scarce near-fine copy with a memorable provenance.

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        Oeuvres complètes de Chateaubriand. EN 12 TOMES : Essai historique sur les Révolutions et Mélanges Historiques - Génir du Christianisme - Les Martyrs ou le Triomphe de la Religion Chrétienne - Itinéraire de Paris à Jérusalem - Romans et Poésies diverses

      1876. FURNE, JOUVET & Cie.. 1876 - 1880. In-8.Carré. Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. défraîchie. Dos fané. Intérieur acceptable. Collection introuvable de 12 volumes de 683 + (XXXIX) + 711 + 600 + 484 + 666 + 732 + 638 + 541 + 588 + 513 + 714 + 634 pages. Frontispices en noir et blanc dans chaque volume (sauf le 12ème), avec serpentes. Quelques planches de gravures en noir et blanc, avec serpentes. Titre, tomaison et roulettes dorés sur demi-basane lisse. Reliure de bibliothèque : étiquette de code sur la coiffe en-tête et tampons sur la page de titre et dans quelques marges. Coins et coupes des plats de couverture, frottés. Tome 5 débroché avec des pages volantes et quelques accrocs et déchirures en marges. ...Tome 6 : Essai sur la Littérature Anglaise. Le Pradis Perdu et Poèmes traduit de l'anglais. (1876) - Tome 7 : Etudes Historiques - Tome 8 : Analyse raisonnée de l'Histoire de France - Tome 9 : Voyages et Mélanges Littéraires - Tome 10 : Congrès de Vérone, Guerre d'Espagne, Négociations, Colonies Espagnoles. Tome 11 : Mélanges Politiques et Polémique. Tome 12 : Politique. Opinions et Discours.

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      Leipzig, Verlag von S. Hirzel, 1876-88. 2. und 1. (= Bd. 3) Aufl. 3 Bde. in 5 gebunden. 8vo. (I:) XXII, 682; (II,1:) XIV, 720; (II,2:) XIV, (721-) 1147; (III,1:) XVIII, 832; (III,2:) XIV, (833-) 1336 S. Pr

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        La tour de Percemont - Marianne

      First edition published as part of the complete worksHalf light brown morocco by Petit successeur de Simier, spine in six compartments, marbled pastedowns and endpapers, top edge giltHandsome autograph inscription from George Sand to his friend Charles Sagnier, a frequent visitor of the house at Nohant during the final years of Sand's lifeProvenance: from the library of Charles Sagnier with his ex libris. Calmann Lévy Paris 1876 12,5x19,5cm relié

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        Le XVIIIème siècle

      - Dentu, Paris 1876, 12x19cm, 3 volumes reliés. - Decima edizione pezzo originale come riveduto e ampliato. Leganti mezzo navy angoli marocco, torna con cinque nervi set con ornato d'oro costellato di cabine doppie d'oro riccamente abbelliti con decorazioni cornici dorate dorati su piatti di carta marmorizzata, alcuni angoli leggermente urtato, guardie e contreplats carta il coperchio del serbatoio e della colonna vertebrale conservato, ex libris di Victor Hugo incollati alle spalle del primo piano vincolante, leganti poi firmato E. Babouot. Autografo Precious firmata dall'autore Victor Hugo, "il maestro dei maestri / mio caro Victor Hugo / Arsène Houssaye," su un foglio collegata testa del primo volume. La pagina in cui la trasmissione ha una piccola mancanza angolare Alcuni foxing minore che colpiscono soprattutto le guardie. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Dixième édition en partie originale car revue et augmentée. Reliures en demi maroquin marine à coins, dos à cinq nerfs sertis de pointillés dorés ornés de doubles caissons dorés richement agrémentés de motifs décoratifs dorés, encadrements de filets dorés sur les plats de papier marbré, certains coins légèrement émoussés, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures et dos conservés, ex-libris de Victor Hugo encollés aux versos des premiers plats de reliure, reliures de l'époque signée de E. Babouot. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Arsène Houssaye à Victor Hugo, " au maître des maîtres / à mon cher Victor Hugo / Arsène Houssaye", sur un feuillet relié en tête du premier volume. La page où figure l'envoi comporte un petit manque angulaire, quelques petites rousseurs affectant essentiellement les gardes.

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        Finely penned document signed, in English, (1819-1901, from 1837 Queen of Great Britain)

      1876 - to the President of Peru (Mariano Ignacio Prado, 1826-1902, Dictator, 1865-1867, President 1867-1868 & 1876-1879), thanking him for his letter saying that he "had been called to the Presidency of the Republic by the voice of your fellow citizens, and . proclaimed by the National Congress" and had taken "the oath prescribed by the Constitution", congratulating him "on so distinguished a proof of the Confidence of the Peruvian Nation", cordially reciprocating his good wishes, and commending him "to the Protection of the Almighty", signed also by Edward, 15th Earl of DERBY (1826-1893, Foreign Minister), 2 sides 13" x 8", Balmoral, 27th September [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        L'Incident Thirion : la légende de Maxéville (sur quoi elle repose). De quelques erreurs historiques sur le prisonnier de Maxéville.

      1876. S. l., S. é., 1876; in-8, 114 pp., reliure demi-veau brun, dos orné à nerfs. Ex-libris Beckers. Manuscrit inédit de Charles Courbe, rédigé en 1876 et ayant pour sujet Maxéville. Dédicace de l'auteur, en date du 19 avril 1877.

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        The Council Book of the Corporation of Cork from 1609 tp 1643 and 1690 to 1800.

      Guildford, Surrey, Corporation of Cork 1876 - 18.5 cm x 22.5 cm. XXX, 1191 pages. Original hardcover. Good condition with some clear signs of wear and tear on external cover and page edges, some stains on page edges and some marks on pages inside. Includes record of Mayors and Sheriffs of Cork from 1690 to 1734 / A charter to incorporate the Guild of Wholesale Merchants / An account of how the Earl of Inchiquin was presented with his freedom / The appointment of Sir James Jeffryes as Governor of Cork / Proposal for Benj Pike to prove his right to the fishery of the river. "Richard Caulfield's The Council Book of the Corporation of Cork from 1609 to 1643 and from 1690 to 1800 are proceedings of the municipal authorities of Cork as they took place. Caulfield's work is an attempt to provide a faithful record of history rather than a romantic version. He identified two methods of writing history. The first is to present the facts as they are and leave it to the reader to form his own impressions. The second is to present what the impressions have made on the writer's mind and present them to the reader. Caulfield intended to marry both methods together by presenting a series of samples and extracts to give a truer picture of the times. He used sources in the Library of the British Museum , the Bodlein library, Oxford , the Treasury of the Corporation of Cork and other sources. Richard Caulfield (1823-1887) was secretary, librarian and custodian of the Royal Cork Institution and librarian for Queen's College Cork. It is said of him that on several occasion he was chosen to referee the various sides in significant historical and theological disputes. He was acquainted with and respected by the members of the clergy, Cork city dignitaries, lecturers, professors and the student body of Queen's College who attended his funeral when he died at the age of 64." (Askaboutireland)

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        Carte du Département de la Gironde et des parties des Départements Limitrophes en 9 feuilles.

      1 vol. in-folio cartonnage pleine percaline éditeur, Marcelin Lacoste, Libraire éditeur, Bordeaux, gravé par J. Geisendörfer, imp. Lermercier et Cie, Paris, 1876-1878, en 9 feuilles Rare exemplaire de cet atlas de la Gironde, dans sa reliure d'origine. Etat très satisfaisant (ex-dono, cartonnage frotté avec diverses traces d'usure, qq. rouss. mais bel état intérieur par ailleurs) Français

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        THE THREE VOYAGES OF WILLIAM BARENTS TO THE ARCTIC REGIONS, 1594, 1595, and 1596 by Gerrit de Veer. First edition edited by Charles T. Beck, 1853. Second edition, edited and with an introduction, by Lietenant Koolemans Beynen.

      Hakluyt Society, London 1876 - [xiv], clxxiv, 289 pages of text including an index. Original blue stamped hardcover binding with gilt spine lettering and front cover gilt stamp of the ship "Victoria." Spine has been skilfully rebacked using appropriate matching material; original spinestrip laid-down; slight to moderate soiling and shelfwear, with a few spots of staining to boards. Gilt remains reasonably bright and readable on spine, and bright on front board; protected in custom stiff archival mylar. Illustrated in black & white with two fold-out maps (bound-in) and 16 plates. First Series, No. 54. First edition of the Hakluyt publication. Minor foxing scattered throughout text. Weakness at center of text block; the beginnings of cracking, but no separation. Size: Octavo (8vo) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Indian Alps and How We Crossed Them


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        Les français peints par eux-mêmes

      - J. Philippart, Paris 1876 S.d., Grd. in-8 (19x28cm), 4 tomes en 4 volumes reliés. - Edition entièrement refondue et en partie originale, tant pour les textes que pour les illustrations. Introduction par Jules Janin et textes par Balzac, La bedollière, Charles Nodier, Frédéric Soulié, Petrus Borel... avec les illustrations in-texte et hors-texte de Grandville, Daubigny, Pauquet, Français, Bertall, Johannot, Daumier, Bayard... Impression à double colonne. Reliures en demi chagrin brun d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné de 4 fleurons. Pièces de titre et de tomaison en maroquin chocolat. Frottements en coiffes et nerfs, plats, bordures et coins. Dos légèrement éclaircis. Coins émoussés. Quelques rousseurs, principalement en marges, quelques cahiers brunis, mais dans l'ensemble papier bien blanc.   - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition entièrement refondue et en partie originale, tant pour les textes que pour les illustrations. Introduction par Jules Janin et textes par Balzac, La bedollière, Charles Nodier, Frédéric Soulié, Petrus Borel... avec les illustrations in-texte et hors-texte de Grandville, Daubigny, Pauquet, Français, Bertall, Johannot, Daumier, Bayard... Impression à double colonne. Reliures en demi chagrin brun d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné de 4 fleurons. Pièces de titre et de tomaison en maroquin chocolat. Frottements en coiffes et nerfs, plats, bordures et coins. Dos légèrement éclaircis. Coins émoussés. Quelques rousseurs, principalement en marges, quelques cahiers brunis, mais dans l'ensemble papier bien blanc. Bel ensemble.  

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        La république des Lettres Revue hebdomadaire - Premier volume de la deuxième série ( 9 juillet - 24 septembre 1876) - Second volume de la deuxième série (1er octobre - 17 décembre 1876)

      First Edition. Bound in half brown shagreen, spine 5 nerves rubbed, caps rubbed, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper. The Dram appeared serially in the Republic of Letters from April 1876 to January 1877.Nombreuses collaborations JK Huysmans, José Maria de Heredia, Catullus Mendes, Anatole France, Théodore de Banville, Edgar Allan Poe, Prouvaire, Francois Coppe, Albert Glatigny Leon Dierx, Leconte de Lisle, Victor Hugo, Leo Cladel Jean Richepin Stephane Mallarme, Maurice Rollinat Richard Wagner, Maurice Bouchor, Villiers de Lisle Adam etc ... Emile Zola The stunner, in large part in our complete copy, was published in installments in the Republic of Letters from April 1876 to January 1877.Exemplaire quasi-free foxing. Very rare magazine gathering the largest feathers of Parnassus. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Richard Lesclide Paris 1876 24,5x16cm 22 fascicules reliés en un volume.

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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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        Généalogie Montchovet. Rare réunion de divers documents sur la généalogie de la famille Monchovet dont 2 manuscrits.

      1876. 3 volumes dont 2 manuscrits. Carnet manuscrits de 1876 : Vie de Madame Lagrevol, née Bayle par Madame Monchovet, née Lagrevol, sa fille (27 pages) ; plus Carnet manuscrit : Causeries historiques et politiques dans le canton de Bourg-Argental à l'occasion du prochain centenaire de 1789 par Marius Monchovet (75 pages) mari de la précédente ; suivit de l'histoire la famille Montchauvet ou Monchovet. . Joint document imprimé tiré à très petit nombre : Emile Salomon et Hilaire Theillère-Bessard -Le manoir des Granges en bas-En-Basset. les Ollier du Port et les de Veyrines ; leurs alliances. Près de 50 généalogies. Tirage n° 88/100, Aix-les-Bains, Gérente, 1913. Reliure pleine toile verte moderne. Ce livre reprend la généalogie des Monchovet/Lagrevol. Les manuscrits présentés dans un coffret en toile verte.

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        Musée entomologique illustré. Histoire naturelle iconographique des insectes publiée par une réunion d'entomologistes français et étrangers sous la direction de J. Rothschild Les coléoptères - Les papillons - Les insectes

      first editions, second edition mentioned in the second volume dedicated to butterflies.Binders half red shagreen, back with four nerves decorated with gilded finials, name of the editor stamped the foot in gold, double frame cold nets on the boards percaline, binders of the publisher.Rare complete set of this fine publication totaling over 1,000 labels in-text and full 122 inset plates engraved on wood contained countless copys, most enhanced and protected serpentes: 48, 50 (49 enhanced, 1 sepia placed frontispiece and included in the pagination) and 24 (partially enhanced and erased).T. III concerns especially the Orthoptera, Neuroptera, Hymenoptera etc. and is insects in their natural environment.Very nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! J. Rothschild Paris 1876-1878 22x28cm 3 volumes reliés

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        Le XVIIIème siècle

      Tenth edition partly original as revised and expanded. Binders half navy morocco corners, back with five nerves set with ornate golden dotted with golden double boxes richly embellished with decorative golden frames gilt on marbled paper boards, some corners lightly bumped, guards and contreplats paper the tank cover and spine preserved, bookplate of Victor Hugo glued to the backs of the first flat binding, binders then signed E. Babouot. Precious autograph signed by the author Victor Hugo, "the master of masters / my dear Victor Hugo / Arsène Houssaye," on a sheet connected head of the first volume. The page where the transmission has a small angular lack Some minor foxing mainly affecting the guards. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Dentu Paris 1876 12x19cm 3 volumes reliés

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        Recueil de mémoires, rapports et documents relatifs à l'observation du passage de Vénus sur le Soleil (Institut de France. Académie des sciences)

      Paris, Firmin-Didot et Cie puis Gauthier-Villars, 1876. 1876-1890, 1876-1890, , 3 tomes en 8 volumes in-4 (atlas 68 planches et annexe compris), demi-chagrin brun de l'époque, dos à 5 nerfs, armes anciennement masquées en tête des dos, Édition originale de la totalité des publications de l'Académie des sciences autour de l'expédition astronomique française chargée d'étudier le passage de Vénus devant le soleil en 1874 : cette conjonction, qui a lieu deux fois tous les cent treize ans environ à huit ans d'intervalle, fut l'occasion de mettre sur pied un projet d'enregistrement photographique mené, entre autres, par le célèbre astronome Jules Janssen (1824-1907), qui embarqua officieusement, à bord de la mission japonaise dont il était chargé, un dispositif ingénieux de son invention : le très célèbre revolver photographique. L'expédition fit des observations à Nagasaki, Pékin, Saïgon, Nouméa en Nouvelle-Calédonie, l'île Saint-Paul dans l'océan indien et l'île Campbell à l'extrême sud des océans ; l'objectif astronomique put s'enrichir de multiples investigations dans les champs hydrographique, météorologique, géologique et zoologique. Ensemble d'une grande rareté, qui se compose comme suit: Le tome I (2 parties en 2 volumes) contient les procès-verbaux et les nombreux mémoires lus devant la Commission de 1872 à 1874 ; illustré de 3 grandes cartes dépliantes (passages de Vénus sur le soleil en 1874 et 1882) et de 4 planches gravées, dont l'une figure la lunette astronomique et un autre l'appareil photographique utilisé par Ad. Martin de Wolf. Le tome II (2 parties en 2 volumes) relate les missions de Pékin, de Saint-Paul, du Japon, de Saïgon et de Nouméa ; illustré de 26 + 35 planches, soit 10 planches de clichés photographiques originaux, dont l'une comprend des clichés du Soleil obtenus avec "l'appareil de le Commission du passage de Vénus", et plusieurs cartes et vues en lithographie, parmi lesquelles des représentations de l'Observatoire de Pékin. Les deux premières parties du tome III (2 tomes et 1 atlas) rapportent la mission de l'île Campbell illustrée de 6 planches + d'un atlas de 68 planches en lithographie d'études géologiques et zoologiques (55 planches de zoologie sur fond crème et 13 planches de géologie dont 10 d'observations microscopiques de roches, en couleurs et sous serpentes légendées). Enfin, la troisième partie du tome III (1 volume) contient tous les documents relatifs aux épreuves photographiques. L'Annexe paru en 1890 (relié à la fin de la 3e partie du 3e tome) fait le bilan des résultats obtenus (calcul des parallaxes, trajectoire de Vénus, etc.) Du point de vue de l'enregistrement photographique, l'expédition n'est pas une véritable réussite : en effet, comme le craignait Janssen, les appareils officiels embarqués pour les différentes missions ne sont pas similaires et ne permettent pas d'obtenir des photographies comparables. Face à cette appréhension, Janssen embarque son révolver photographique : "Although Janssen disagreed with the official prescriptions of the commission with respect to photography, "a spirit of discipline" compelled him to follow its prescribed methods during the expedition he was charged to lead to Japan. Nevertheless, in addition to the officially sanctioned instruments, Janssen brought along some unauthorized ones, including his controversial 'revolver'." L'appareil présente une innovation de taille : il ouvre la possibilité d'enregistrer un corps en mouvement. Janssen parvient à penser théoriquement la photographie comme un enregistreur de temps ; "J'ai eu la pensée de tourner cette difficulté au moyen d'un appareil qui permît de prendre, au moment où le contact va se produire, une série de photographies, à des intervalles de temps très courts et réguliers, de manière que l'image photographique de ce contact fût nécessairement comprise dans la série et donnât en même temps l'instant précis du phénomène" (Tome I, seconde partie, p. 296). L'invention préfigure le fusil photographique d'Etienne-Jules Marey et donc le cinématographe des frères Lumière... Pourtant, le révolver photographique ne compte pas parmi les appareils retenus par les responsables de la mission. En conséquence, non seulement Janssen ne put publier les résultats obtenus dans les compte-rendus de l'Académie des sciences, mais il eut, de surcroît, à faire face à une commission chargée d'examiner ses comptes de dépense en 1876. Monique Sicard, « Passage de Vénus » dans Études photographiques 4, Mai 1998, Canales, Jimena. 2002. "Photogenic Venus: The 'cinematographic turn' and its alternatives in nineteenth-century France". Isis 93, no.4: 585-613

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      Bureaux De La Publication, 1876. Former owner's name on front endpaper and title page. Occasional foxing ; Extremely scarce! A detailed accound of an adventure of a cyclist. Numerous b&w illustrations from ink drawings. Originally published in the periodical Le Velocipede Illustre starting in 1870 and collected here in book form. Red boards with gilt lettering and gilt pictorial design. Decorative black pattern along edges. All edges gilt. Brochure of a Danish Beach destination laid-in with 4-digit phone number ; 8vo; 266 pages

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        ARABISCHE KORALLEN. Ein Ausflug Nach Den Korallenbanken Des Rothen Meeres und ein Blick in das Leben der Korallenthiere. Populare Vorlesung mit Wissenschaftlichen Erlauterungen von Ernst Haeckel. Mit Funf Tafeln in Farbendruck und Zwanzig Holzschnitten.

      Berlin: Georg Reimer, 1876. [iv], 48 pages of text. Original maroon stamped and decorated cloth binding is worn and the extremitites, with fraying at the bottom of the spine, and minor soiling. Including the lithographed title page, there are six numbered plates, four of which are in color, the first five of which are protected with the original pink tissue guards. Protected in custom-fitted archival mylar. There are numerous in-text illustrations as well. Previous owner's small bookplate on the inside front cover. Attractive and complete. First edition.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good- condition. Folio.

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        The Hand of Ethelberta. A Comedy in Chapters.

      London: Smith, Elder, and Co., 1876. First Edition. 2 volumes; 8vo. The novel was originally written, in serial form, for the Cornhill magazine, which was edited by Leslie Stephen, a friend and mentor of Hardy's. Handsomely bound by Zaehnsdorf during the author's lifetime in green half crushed morocco with gilt titles and gilt raised bands to spines, gilt rule to green cloth boards, top edges gilt, marbled end papers. With 11 illustrations. Minor sunning to spines; light specks of foxing to first and last couple of leaves. Bookplate to paste downs. A fine copy. The events of the story concern Ethelberta's career as a famous poetess and storyteller as she struggles to support her family and conceal her secret--that her father is a butler. Beautiful, clever, and rational, she easily attracts four very persistent suitors but is reluctant to give her much-coveted hand.

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        The Hunting of The Snark.

      London: Macmillan and Co.,, 1876. An agony in eight fits. Octavo. Original buff cloth boards, titles to spine in black, illustration to front and rear boards blocked in black, black coated endpapers, all edges gilt. Frontispiece with tissue guard and 8 illustrations by Henry Holiday. Boards slightly bowed, bumps to spine ends and tips; a very good copy. First edition, first impression. With the ownership inscription of Sir William Napier Shaw to head of the half-title. Napier was a fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge, a member of the Royal Society, and the influential Director of the Meteorological Office from 1905 to 1920.

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        The Hunting of The Snark. An agony in eight fits.

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1876 - Octavo. Original buff cloth boards, titles to spine in black, illustration to front and rear boards blocked in black, black coated endpapers, all edges gilt. Boards slightly bowed, bumps to spine ends and tips; a very good copy. Frontispiece with tissue guard and 8 illustrations by Henry Holiday. First edition, first impression. With the ownership inscription of Sir William Napier Shaw to head of the half-title. Napier was a fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge, a member of the Royal Society, and the influential Director of the Meteorological Office from 1905 to 1920. Williams, Madan and Green & Crutch 115. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Notes of a Voyage from New South Wales to the North Coast of Australia.

      Glasgow: privately printed, n.d. but, 1876. Octavo, photographic frontispiece, eight lithograph plates and four folding lithograph maps and another map in the text;in original green cloth, bookplate of Rodney Davidson. A very scarce book, the only public account of an important expedition to Arnhem Land in what is now the Northern Territory. With a photographic portrait frontispiece of Napier himself.In 1867 Francis Napier joined the South Australian Government expedition under Captain Francis Cadell to the north coast of the state (now the Northern Territory) searching for suitable sites for settlement. Cadell had a long and swashbuckling career in exploration and trading: he had earlier won the South Australian prize for successfully navigating the Murray in a steam-powered vessel, had been involved in the Maori Wars, and in the 1870s was a whaler and trader in Fiji and neighbouring islands. 'Early in 1867 he was appointed by the South Australian government to lead an expedition to the Northern Territory to choose a site for the capital and an area for agricultural settlement. He examined the Liverpool River, went up the Roper River in a small steamer and visited Port Darwin, Anson Bay and the Victoria River. He spent most of the year in thorough investigation, but the instructions on which he acted were misdirected.' (ADB) His own report, published in the South Australian Parliamentary Papers for 1867, was openly criticised at the time.As a result, Napier's "Notes" were the only public account of the expedition and are an important document of the early contact and charting of the region. It was compiled from Napier's journal by his family and privately printed in Glasgow following his death in 1875. The plates, drawn with lithographic crayon, were done by one of Napier's brother, and are signed "JMN" Headband a little frayed, very good overall.

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        Römisches Staatsrecht.

      Verlag von S. Hirzel, Leipzig 1876 - 2. und 1. (= Bd. 3) Aufl. 3 Bde. in 5 gebunden. Leipzig, Verlag von S. Hirzel, 1876-88. 8vo. (I:) XXII, 682; (II,1:) XIV, 720; (II,2:) XIV, (721-) 1147; (III,1:) XVIII, 832; (III,2:) XIV, (833-) 1336 S. Prächtige zeitgenössische rote Halblederbände mit marmoriertem Deckelbezug, vergoldetem Rücken und marmorierten Vorsätzen. (Originalbroschuren eingebunden). (Handbuch der römischen Alterthümer, von Joachim Marquardt und Theodor Mommsen, 1-3). Ausgabe in einem prächtigen und repräsentativen Zustand! - Mommsen (1817-1903) studierte die Rechtwissenschaften in Kiel. Nach seiner Promotion im Jahre 1843 widmete er sich - ausgehend von seinen Studien zum römischen Recht - überwiegend den Altertumswissenschaften, die erst Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts langsam als eigene Disziplin entstanden. Seine "Römische Geschichte" erschien bereits 1854-1856 in drei Bänden, noch vor Mommsens Berufung auf eine Forschungsprofessur an die Preußische Akademie der Wissenschaften in Berlin im Jahre 1858. Im Jahre 1861 wurde Mommsen als Professor für römische Altertumskunde an die Berliner Universität berufen. Er verfasste unzählige kleinere Studien und Abhandlungen vor allem zur Geschichte, auch Rechtsgeschichte Roms von der Frühzeit bis in die ausgehende Spätantike. Als umfassende Buchveröffentlichungen sind, neben der "Römischen Geschichte", vor allem das für die althistorische Rechtsforschung überaus bedeutende "Römische Staatsrecht" und das "Römische Strafrecht" zu nennen. Daneben war Mommsen Initiator, Sammler und Herausgeber überaus bedeutender Quelleneditionen. Er "kam nicht von der philologischen Kritik erzählender Quellen, sondern von Jura, Numismatik und Epigraphik, also von den Realien her und verstand es in fruchtbarster Weise, Rechtswiss. und Gesch. miteinander zu verbinden" (Biograph. Wörterbuch zur deutschen Geschichte II, 1925). - Die einzelnen Bände sind Gustav Freytag, Adalbert Delbrück und Eduard Zeller zugeeignet. (Originalbroschuren eingebunden). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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