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        The Moon and the Condition and Configurations of its Surface.

      London:: Longmans, Green, 1876., 1876. Thick 8vo. xviii, 576 pp. Frontis., 4 plates, 23 maps (1 folding). Original crimson black printed cloth; spine faded. Very good, pleasing copy. First edition. "Edmund Nevill, regarded for a short time as the preeminent selenographer in Britain, provided a firm basis for later lunar studies. ... Nevill initiated a serious study of the Moon with a 6-in. refractor and a 9.5-in. ... from his residence in Hampstead, London. His voluminous book on the Moon was an important text, though based largely on the work of Beer and Madler and in places merely a translation of Der Mond, it skillfully integrated all contemporary data to produce one of the most useful lunar reference works available in the English language and established Nevill's Place in the history of astronomy." - Thomas Hockey (ed.), Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers, p. 825. "Neville, who wrote under the name Neison, published the first observer's guide to the moon written in English, and it is still one of the best. It contains a wealth of detail on more than 500 named features, as well as a map in 22 sections, to the scale of 24" to the moon's diameter. The map is not entirely original, being based on that of Beer and Madler, but it is much easier to use than the original. In addition to the map, there are several enlarged drawings of craters of special interest, such as Gassendi and Maginus, and five chromolithographs to show the effect of changing illumination on the lunar landscape." - Linda Hall Library, The Face of the Moon. #21.

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        (Friendship album): Autographs. Exeter, New Hampshire. 1875-1876

      1876. Very Good. Octavo. Unpaged and unprinted leaves. All edges gilt. Brick publisher's cloth stamped in blind and with "Autographs" in gilt on front board. Contemporary ownership signature of George H. Weston of Exeter, and with a later penciled signature from 1907, front hinge a little tender, and the spine ends a bit worn, very good.An autograph album maintained by a Phillips Exeter Academy student between 1875-1876. Rather sparsely filled out, mostly by students of the Class of 1876 of the Academy, with two notable exceptions: the signatures of Mary A. Livermore, journalist, abolitionist, and advocate of women's rights, and that of Theodore Tilton, newspaper editor and abolitionist. Both signed within about a week of each other in November of 1876, possibly signed after they appeared or spoke at the school. Tilton's signature is smudged a bit but readable, Livermore's is bright and clear.

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        Friendship album): Autographs. Exeter, New Hampshire. 1875-1876

      1876 - Octavo. Unpaged and unprinted leaves. All edges gilt. Brick publisher's cloth stamped in blind and with "Autographs" in gilt on front board. Contemporary ownership signature of George H. Weston of Exeter, and with a later penciled signature from 1907, front hinge a little tender, and the spine ends a bit worn, very good.An autograph album maintained by a Phillips Exeter Academy student between 1875-1876. Rather sparsely filled out, mostly by students of the Class of 1876 of the Academy, with two notable exceptions: the signatures of Mary A. Livermore, journalist, abolitionist, and advocate of women's rights, and that of Theodore Tilton, newspaper editor and abolitionist. Both signed within about a week of each other in November of 1876, possibly signed after they appeared or spoke at the school. Tilton's signature is smudged a bit but readable, Livermore's is bright and clear.

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        (Friendship album): Autographs. Exeter, New Hampshire. 1875-1876

      1876. Very Good. Octavo. Unpaged and unprinted leaves. All edges gilt. Brick publisher's cloth stamped in blind and with "Autographs" in gilt on front board. Contemporary ownership signature of George H. Weston of Exeter, and with a later penciled signature from 1907, front hinge a little tender, and the spine ends a bit worn, very good.An autograph album maintained by a Phillips Exeter Academy student between 1875-1876. Rather sparsely filled out, mostly by students of the Class of 1876 of the Academy, with two notable exceptions: the signatures of Mary A. Livermore, journalist, abolitionist, and advocate of women's rights, and that of Theodore Tilton, newspaper editor and abolitionist. Both signed within about a week of each other in November of 1876, possibly signed after they appeared or spoke at the school. Tilton's signature is smudged a bit but readable, Livermore's is bright and clear.

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        Nouvelle Geographie Universelle - La Terre et les Hommes. Tome I. L'Europe Meridionale. (Grece, Turquie, Roumanie, Serbie, Italie, Espagne, et Portugal) contenant 13 gravures, 4 cartes en couleurs tirees a part et 174 cartes intercallees dans le texte.

      Paris. Hachette et Cie. 1876 - Etat quasi-parfait. Half dark burgundy leather over marbled boards. Gilt decorated spine. FINE Condition, with exception of clean stamp on title page (Dominican College Lib.) also second volume titled Nouvelle Geographie Universelle - La Terre et les Hommes. Tome II. La France, contenant une grande carte de la France, 10 cartes en couleurs, 60 vues et types graves sur bois et 254 cartes intercalees dans le texte. Tome II: Gilt decorated, half dark burgundy leather over marbled boards. Royal 8vo. very thick. iv,959 pp. VEVY FINE BINDING. Gild decorated spine. E. G. Ex. Dominican College Lib. with clean stamp on title page. EN EXCELLENT ETAT. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Se rendant à la fête o Promenade après la course

      Sagot, Francia - RICARD CANALS (1876-1931) Tiraje de 50 ejemplares. En margen inferior izquierda, a lápiz, fuera de plancha: 26/50. En margen inferior derecho, firma a lápiz: R. Canals. De bajo sello: Ed Sagot. Editeur. París. Iluminado a la poupé. Amplios márgenes. Estampación ligeramente movida. Buen estado de conservación. Bibliografía: El gravat de creació. Calcografia contemporània a Catalunya. Barcelona, 1983-84, p. 88, n. 88. Siglo/Century: XX Aguafuerte y aguatinta iluminado Papel verjurado Grabador/Engraver: Canals, Ricard Dibujante/Draw Artist: Canals, Ricard Circa 1900 Altura papel/Paper height: 450 Anchura papel/Paper width: 630 Altura plancha/Plate height:293 Anchura plancha/Plate width: 340

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        Maidenspeech. O. O. u. D., (zumeist 1876-1878).

      136 nn. Bll. mit zahlreichen (davon 11 ganzs.) eigenh. Aufzeichnungen und 17 (einmontierten bzw. beiliegenden) Korrespondenzen diverser Schreiber (u.a. von Franz von Dingelstedt, Luise Erhart und Theodor Liedtcke), eingeklebten Rezensionen, Programmzetteln u. a. Zeitgenössischer Pappband. 4to (170 x 220 mm). Anscheinend vom Autor selbst angelegtes Album mit einer Sammlung zeitgenössischer Materialien zum Einakter "Maidenspeech", seiner am 16. März 1876 im Königlichen Schauspielhaus in Berlin uraufgeführten, ersten dramatischen Arbeit. Grünstein war Berufssoldat in der österreichischen Marine, ehe er Journalist - u. a. Redakteur beim "Berliner Fremdenblatt" - und freiberuflicher Schriftsteller wurde. Über die Premiere hieß es u. a.: "'Maidenspeech' wird bald Repertoirstück aller hervorragenden Bühnen werden" (Dt.-österr. Theaterzeitung v. 19. März 1876). Im Jahr darauf wurde "Maidenspeech" u. a. am Münchner Hoftheater und am Hamburger Thaliatheater gleichfalls mit großem Beifall begrüßt. Für Luise Erhart, die Darstellerin der Gräfin Rüden in der Uraufführung, war es eine ihrer letzten Rollen, da sie 1878 ihren Abschied von der Bühne nahm; Theodor Liedtcke, der den Grafen Holms spielte, war bis 1889 Ensemblemitglied des Berliner Hoftheaters. - Einband berieben; einige Rückenfehlstellen. Theatergeschichtlich interessantes Unicum.

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        The Shores of Lake Aral.

      London Smith Elder 1876 - First edition. 8vo., xxviii, 352 pp., 2 folding maps (1 in pocket at rear), original green pictorial cloth gilt with black borders, a fine example. An important account of western Turkestan. Wood, a geographer and major in the Royal Engineers, accompanied an expedition under the auspices of the Imperial Russian Geographical Society to examine the river Amu Darya (or Oxus) and the region around Lake Aral, large areas of which had been annexed by the Russians in 1873. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Notes of a Voyage to California via Cape Horn, Together with Scenes in El Dorado in the Years 1849 - '50

      Philadelphia: The Author, 1876. xxii-594 pp. b/w plates and ills. in text. "After reaching San Francisco, Upham voluminously describes that city, the gold fields, Stockton, and Sacramento... There are forty-five interesting illustrations," Hill 1751. Howes U-23, with an "aa" rating. Cowan p. 652. This is a near fine copy, rebound in handsome half brown morocco with raised bands, tooled decorations on spine and, gilt lettering. Original backstrip laid in at the rear of the book.

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        Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas and Tour of the World in Eighty Days

      Donnelly, Loyd and Co, Chicago 1876 - First combined edition of two of Verne's most famous tales. Near fine, with only modest wear to edges. Green cloth, gilt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Etudes historiques, physiologiques et cliniques sur la transfusion du sang. Deuxième édition considérablement augmentée.

      Paris, J.B. Baillière et Fils, 1876 - Paris, J.B. Baillière et Fils, 1876 ; 1 vol. in-8 (23 x 14 cm), (8), 704 pp., figures gravées sur bois dans le texte, 6 planches h.t., demi-chagrin noir de l'époque, dos à nerfs, titre doré, plats de percaline granitée, traces de frottement, coiffe inférieure usée, une épidermure au niveau d'un mors, coins émoussés, rares rousseurs ; envoi autographe signé au Pr. Mabit ; reliure solide et intérieur en bon état. Exemplaire truffé de coupures de presse de l'époque (avec illustrations) sur le sujet. - A MONUMENTAL AND SEMINAL BOOK ON BLOOD TRANSFUSION (A PRESENTATION COPY, IN VERY GOOD + CONDITION) - . Seconde édition, considérablement augmentée (la première édition ne comportait que 189 pages). Pierre Cyprien Oré (1828-1890), chirurgien et professeur de physiologie à la Faculté de médecine de Bordeaux, correspondant de l'Académie de médecine, réalisa en 1874 la première anesthésie par voie intra-veineuse chez l'homme, avec du chloral, après de nombreuses expériences sur l'animal (cf. Garrison & Morton, 5672). Auparavant, il réalisa d'importantes recherches expérimentales sur la transfusion sanguine, notamment sur la compatibilité des différents sangs. Cet ouvrage comporte 4 parties : histoire physiologique de la transfusion du sang (divisée en trois périodes : depuis l'Antiquité jusqu'à l'année 1668; de l'année 1668 à l'année 1818 ; de 1818 à 1875) ; histoire clinique de la transfusion faite avec du sang humain ; indications et contre-indications de la transfusion ; instruments et appareils employés pour la transfusion ¿ manuel opératoire. Cet ouvrage est important à plus d'un titre : pour son étude historique très détaillée constituant la meilleure histoire de la transfusion sanguine parue au 19 ème siècle ; pour son iconographie, avec des illustrations de différents types d'appareils à transfusion, dont ceux inventés par l'auteur ; pour l'exposé des recherches et observations novatrices de l'auteur. Oré décrit très bien les complications ; il rapporte les premières observations documentées d'hémolyse. C'est l'année de la parution de ce livre que l'auteur cessa de s'intéresser à la transfusion, suite au décès imputé à une transfusion d'un jeune patient. Selon Ph. Gallon, "on a eu dit dans les milieux bien informés de la médecine bordelaise qu'en fait, il aurait cessé cette pratique à cause du décès de son fils, justement des suites d'une transfusion. Provenance : Pr. Jean-Jules Mabit (1781-1846), professeur de clinique médicale à la Faculté de médecine de Bordeaux. Références : Brewer HF et al.: Blood Transfusion, p. vii: "an important book" ; Annan GL: An exhibition of books on the growth of our knowledge of blood transfusion (1939).n° 14 ; Cousin MT : L'anesthésie réanimation en France, T. II, p. 361 : "traité exhaustif" ; Larcan A, In: Goulon M et al. : La réanimation ; naissance et développement d'un concept, p. 162 : "les premières observations documentées d'hémolyse ont été analysées par Oré." ; Roux FA et al.: Xenotransfusions, past and present, Xenotransplantation, 2007, 14(3), 208-216: "In the middle of the 19th century, xenotransfusion was rescued from oblivion by the work of Pierre Cyprien Oré. From 2000, because of progress in xenotransplantation and the need of blood supply, xenotransfusion is again being considered." ; Cruchet R & Ragot A : La Transfusion du sang de l'animal à l'homme, p. 16 : "C'est surtout Oré qui, au cours de travaux remarquables, de 1860 à 1876, allait reprendre le problème et rénover complètement la question de la transfusion. Physiologiste ingénieux, chirurgien d'une habileté consommée, orateur de premier ordre, Oré fut un des plus brillants professeurs de l'École de Bordeaux." ; Pauly : Bibliographie des sciences médicales p. 909 (éd. de 1868) ; Gallon P : Cyprien Oré (1828-1889): découverte de l'anesthésie intraveineuse, Cahiers d'anesthésiologie, 2002, 50, pp. 227-234. © S.A.S. Jean-Pierre Aubert, 2017. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Jeune fille demant l'aumône, Caire.

      - 1876. Original photograph, albumen print, 26,6 x 21,7 cm, on mount, photograph no 1219. KEYWORDS:egypt/photo

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        The Hunting of the Snark An Agony in Eight Fits.

      Macmillan and Co London 1876 - 8vo. First edition, first issue. Original buff cloth printed in black with designs by Henry Holiday. All edges gilt. Black endpapers. With nine illustrations by Henry Holiday. Covers lightly rubbed and cloth lifting in places from the boards. Spine tanned and worn, especially at the head, with fraying to the cloth along the rear joint. Slight lean. Blindstamp for W.H. Smith (Strand) to top corner of front free endpaper. Ink stamp ownership on half-title. Title page slightly browned by the tissue guard for the frontispiece illustration. Contents clean and bright and hinges sound and firm. A very presentable copy. Very good +. The first issue, with 'Baker' instead of 'Butcher' on page 83. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

      Hartford: American Publishing, 1876 "Mark Twain refreshed his spirit in this semi-autobiographical story of boyhood . [and] let fresh air into the minds of parents who had shut the door on their own childhood, and they will be classics the world over as long as there are boys." - Grolier American 100 Books Original blue cloth. 19th-century stamps of Otis Fish on endpapers. Inner hinge neatly restored, spine ends expertly touched up. A very handsome copy. Half morocco case. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, FIRST PRINTING (on wove paper and with half-title and frontispiece on different leaves). The great wisdom and sparkling wit of Twain's masterpiece Tom Sawyer is legendary, and every reading reminds us of the treasures buried in its pages: "If he hadn't run out of whitewash, he would have bankrupted every boy in the village. . He had discovered a great law of human action, without knowing it - namely, that in order to make a man covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to obtain. . Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do, and that Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do." "Tom Sawyer was the first printed story of a boy in which the hero was recognizable as a boy throughout the whole narrative . until Tom Sawyer was written, nearly all the boys of fiction were adults with a lisp, or saintly infants, or mischievous eccentrics . in the work of Dickens there were hints of boys that were boys; but Tom was the first full blown boy in all fiction . the book is a landmark" (Booth Tarkington). Tom Sawyer is among the most difficult of the great 19th-century American novels to obtain in collector's condition.

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        Narrative of the North Polar Expedition. U. S. Ship Polaris, Captain Charles Francis Hall commanding. Edited under the Direction of the Hon. G. M. Robeson, Secretary of the Navy, by Rear-Admiral ... U. S. Naval Observatory.

      Washington, Government Printing Office, 1876. 4to. 696 pp. Newer decorated calf spine with the original cloth boards illustrated with a dog sleigh. Richly illustr. with full page plates. Errata slip enclosed. Board's edges slightly rubbed, otherwise very nice.. . One of the first serious American attempts at reaching the pole in 1871.

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        1876 First Edition - Baedeker Guide: Palestine and Syria

      Karl Baedeker, Leipsic 1876 - 1876, 1st edition, xiv, 610pp, 18maps, 43 plans, panorama of Jerusalem and 10 views, 28 routes. Profesionally restored preserving the original titles on spine and front cover; tape repairs to first and last maps; previous owner stamp on fep otherwise the contents are generally clean, and tight with no poorly folded maps or protruding edges. Hinrichsen E 254 . Followed the first German edition of 1875 with the addition of Routes through Northern Syria. A compelling description of the primitive conditions of the time where travel was by horse and camel. The first railroad from Jaffa to Jerusalem had been authorized in 1875 but there was little trade in Southern Palestine at the time. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Daniel Deronda

      Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood and Sons,, 1876. 4 volumes, octavo. Original dark maroon cloth, gilt lettered spines, black panelled sides, yellow endpapers. Pencilled ownership inscription to front free endpapers and title page. Spines rolled and slightly bumped at ends, light marking and cockling to covers, hinges splitting but still firm, occasional faint foxing. Lacking the erratum slip in vol. III and the integral advertisement leaf in vol. IV. An excellent set. First edition in book form, first issue without the contents leaf. The presence of yellow endpapers is not noted by Sadleir and Parrish. Daniel Deronda was Eliot's last completed novel. "While creating once more a panorama of social classes and opinion and showing how individuals interact at times of social change, this novel spreads its net even wider than its predecessor, taking in the English aristocracy at one end of the scale and poor London Jews at the other end. George Eliot's ambitious plot brings the two extremes into close contact through the figure of Deronda himself; her comic treatment of the ludicrous hunting and shooting county set is daringly offset by her respectful description of the Jewish religion and culture" (ODNB).

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        les Indes Noires

      Hetzel 1876 - - Hetzel, Paris 1876, Grd. in-8 (18x27,3cm), 173pp., relié. - Edition originale illustrée, de dessins par Férat gravés par Charles Brabant. Cartonnage d'éditeur dit "Aux initiales" de couleur brun camel. Plaque signée Berger. Reliure signée Charles Magnier en queue. Belle plaque supérieure, fraîche. Un coin très légèrement émoussé, les autres un peu frottés, mais bien rigides et pointus. Dos bien, mais mors inférieur fendu et ouvert en tête. Second plat en bel état. Tranches dorées régulières. petties déchirures marginales sur les dernières pages. Rousseurs éparses. Bel exemplaire. Les Indes Noires, ce sont les houillères écossaises. Un exploitant découvre un gisement et construit une véritable ville sous terre, une jeune fille y est découverte qui semble n'avoir jamais vu le jour. La ville souterraine est une utopie, vision idéale d'un monde caché. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Illustrated first edition, drawings by Férat engraved by Charles Brabant. Editor cartonnage says "Aux initiales" camel brown color. Plate signed Berger. Binding signed Charles Magnier tail. Beautiful top plate, fresh. A very slightly blunted corner, the others a little rubbed, but very rigid and pointed. Back well, but lower bit split and open at the top. second board in beautiful condition. Regular golden slices. Scattered foxing. Nice copy. The Black Indies are the Scottish coal mines. An operator discovers a deposit and builds a real underground city, a girl is discovered there that seems to have never seen the day. The underground city is a utopia, an ideal vision of a hidden world. 173pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Marinetti Filippo Tommaso, Distruzione. Poema futurista col Processo e l’Assoluz

      , - Marinetti Filippo Tommaso, Distruzione. Poema futurista col Processo e l’Assoluz. , , Marinetti Filippo Tommaso (Alessandria d'Egitto, 22 dicembre 1876 ? Bellagio, 2 dicembre 1944) è stato uno scrittore, poeta e drammaturgo italiano, fondatore del movimento artistico e letterario "futurismo". Distruzione. Poema futurista col Processo e l'Assoluzione di "Mafarka il futurista" Traduzione dal francese in versi liberi. Edizioni Futuriste di «Poesia» (Poligrafia Italiana Società Anonima) Milano, gennaio 1911 ? Edizioni Futuriste di "Poesia" ? Via Senato, 2 (Poligrafia Italiana Società Anonima) 1 vol. in 16° quadrato, brossura in carta rossa con titoli in nero ai piatti e al dorso. Prima edizione italiana, traduzione di Decio Cinti. Falsa indicazione di 3° migliaio in copertina. Con paginazione autonoma la cronaca del processo Mafarka., pp. 259 + 5nn. + 100 + 8 nn. Leggerissima scoloritura al dorso. Testo in ottime condizioni, piatto anteriore e posteriore con il bel colore rosso originale acceso. Dedica autografa di Marinetti "omaggio futurista FT Marinetti". È stato tagliato via in modo perfetto il nome del destinatario della dedica (circa 2 cm senza perdita di testo). Esemplare raro a trovarsi senza restauri e con dedica autografa di Marinetti. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Letter Signed 1925 "Bewitched Love"

      Star Spanish composer (1876-1946), considered one of the greatest composers from Spain in the first half of the 20th century.  Autograph letter signed, dated in Granada in 1925, mentioning his masterpiece "Amor Brujo" (Bewitched Love), to an unknown recipient (most probably an editor and female friend). Four pages, in Spanish, with translation and transliteration, signed on the last page, with 3 additional lines below handwritten and signed by his sister Maria del Carmen de Falla. Each page is 5 x 8 inches, minor cracks, otherwise in very good condition.

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        Leaves of Grass [PLUS] Two Rivulets

      This set of the privately-published author's edition, is inscribed by Whitman in each volume: "Godfrey Lushington from the author." Leaves of Grass is additionally signed by Whitman on the title-page, and Two Rivulets is signed "Walt Whitman born May 31 1819" on the frontispiece mounted albumen photograph. Godfrey Lushington (1832-1907), the recipient of these volumes, was a British civil servant and reformer who rose to Permanent Under-Secretary at the Home Office in 1885. The set is accompanied by the original autograph note by Whitman, sending the books: "I to-day forward to you by mail ... a set of my Books - Two Vols. Please let me know ... if they reach you safely. Another set, same Vols. Will be sent you soon." Leaves of Grass is today recognized as "America's second Declaration of Independence" (Bloom) and greatest work of 19th-century poetry, but in his time Whitman struggled to achieve wide recognition. By the 1870s Whitman was impoverished. William Michael Rossetti issued in England a circular describing Whitman's plight and inviting readers to purchase the new self-published editions of Leaves of Grass and Two Rivulets. Whitman thanked Rossetti, noting that "by far the most satisfaction to me (and I think it can be done, and believe it will be) will be to live, as long as possible, on the sales, by myself, of my own works ..." Whitman later recalled, "Anything like unmitigated acceptance of my 'Leaves of Grass' book, and heart-felt response to it, in a popular however faint degree, bubbled forth as a fresh spring from the ground in England in 1876. ... [I had] some home customers, for them, but mostly from the British Islands. I was seriously paralyzed from the Secession war, poor, in debt, was expecting death ... Curiously, the sale abroad proved prompt, and what one might call copious: the names came in lists and the money with them, by foreign mail. The price was $10 a set. Both the cash and the emotional cheer were deep medicines; many paid double or treble price (Tennyson and Ruskin did)... these blessed gales from the British Islands probably (certainly) saved me. Here are some of the names, for I w'd like to preserve them ..." Lushington's name then appears on the list of purchasers. This is a splendid pair of books inscribed by Whitman documenting a crucial turning point in his life and reputation. Matched sets in original bindings are rare in the market. Leaves of Grass: BAL 21412 (one of 600 copies). Two Rivulets: BAL 21413 (one of 600 or 650 copies). Two volumes. Contemporary half sheep, marbled boards. Rubbed, Leaves rejointed and Two Rivulets rebacked preserving most of original spines and labels. Fine matching half leather cases tooled to match the original bindings.

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        Lippincott's General Guide for Settlers in the United States. With Authentic Descriptions, from Official Sources, of the Climate, Soil, Products, Cost of Lands, Wages of Labour, Cost of Living, and Prices of Farm Animals and Products,

      Philadelphia:: J. B. Lippincott and Co.,, 1876. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. SECOND EDITION. 12mo. 7 x 5 1/4 inches. [viii], (156) pp. Half-title, headpieces, tailpieces, decorative initials, list of US Land Offices, table of foreign-born and native-born populations, tables of wages, large folding map bound-in at the rear; text clean, unmarked, map with tears but no loss. Blind- and gilt-stamped brick-red cloth, rubbed, corners bumped, spine ends lightly frayed. Ownership signatures of S. A. Riggs and Jetus R Riggs, New Derry, Pennsylvania. SCARCE. Very Good. This little volume on homesteading seeks to help the individual settler find the most congenial place to locate a new home in the sparsely settled lands of Kansas, Nebraska, Minnesota, Nevada, California and Oregon and the Territories of Wyoming, Colorado, Dakota, Utah, Montana, Idaho, and Washington. It borrows heavily from the travels and insights into stock-raising, wool-growing, and the establishment of farms by Edwin A. Curley of London who had travelled in the areas in question to promote western settlement among emigrants from Great Britain. Curley published Nebraska: Its Advantages, Resources and Drawbacks (1875). Curley traveled extensively in Nebraska, Kansas and Wyoming in the 1870s, and reported that settlers had successfully acquired free land in the American west. 10 copies Worldcat; not in Howes; I could not find any for-sale offerings or auction records for this title.

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        Turkistan, Notes of A Journey in Russian Turkistan, Vol 1-2 Khokand, Bukhara, and Kuldja

      London , 1876. Paperback. UsedGood. Turkistan, Notes of A Journey in Russian Turkistan, Vol. 1-2 Khokand, Bukhara, and Kuldja Some dust/dirt on page edges from long-term storage.

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        THE EFFECTS OF CROSS AND SELF FERTILISATION IN THE VEGETABLE KINGDOM

      JOHN MURRAY 1876 - Original green cloth rebacked, viii, 3 line errata slip, 482pp, 1 diagram, 109 tables. [FREEMAN: F1249] - FIRST EDITION/FIRST ISSUE. Book-plate of Bournemouth Natural Science Society. Ownership inscription of Henry Backhouse to fly-leaf with gift inscription and lilac stamp of Bournemouth Natural Science Society. Henry Backhouse (1850 - 1936) was an English horticulturist, noted for raising daffodils in Darlington (where he bought this book: there is a Darlington bookseller's ticket to the front paste-down). He was part of the Backhouse daffodil breeding dynasty spanning three generations from the mid 1800's to the mid 1900's and is best known for his cultivar Narcissus triandrus 'Niveth'. (The RHS have a section of daffodils titled 'Section Backhousei' though the vast majority of the hundreds of Backhouse cultivars appear to have been lost). Henry Backhouse spent his latter years in Bournemouth and gifted this book to the Bournemouth Natural Science Society in 1920, as displayed on the fly-leaf. Henry's more famous younger brother Robert Ormston Backhouse (1854 - 1940), as well as producing new varieties of daffodils and lilies, was an archer who competed at the 1908 Summer Olympics in London. CONDITION: VERY GOOD. A very tidy restored copy. Some minor wear to extremities. A little minor bubbling to the spine. Re-cased with fresh inner hinges made from vintage cloth, preserving the original endpapers. Very clean throughout with no other inks or stamps. A presentable, bright copy with interesting English botanical provenance. This survey of the nature of the mechanisms favouring cross fertilisation and the advantages to be gained by it was considered by Darwin to 'form a complement to that on the "Fertilisation of Orchids". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gilleasbuig Ferguson Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        les Indes Noires

      - Hetzel, Paris 1876, Grd. in-8 (18x27,3cm), 173pp., relié. - Edizione illustrata da disegni Férat incisa da Charles Brabant. editor di cartone dice: "In l'iniziale" cammello marrone. Piastra firmato Berger. Binding firmato coda Charles Magnier. Bella piastra superiore, fresco. Un angolo leggermente smussate, l'altro un po strofinato, ma rigido e tagliente. Dos bene, ma mandibola e dividere aprire la testa. Secondo appartamento nello stato bello. bordi regolari dorato. macchie sparse. Nizza copia. The Underground, sono i bacini scozzesi. Un operatore scopre un deposito e costruito una vera e propria città sotterranea, una ragazza è scoperto che sembra non essere mai nato. La Città Sotterranea è una visione ideale utopico di un mondo nascosto.   - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale illustrée, de dessins par Férat gravés par Charles Brabant. Cartonnage d'éditeur dit "Aux initiales" de couleur brun camel. Plaque signée Berger. Reliure signée Charles Magnier en queue.  Belle plaque supérieure, fraîche. Un coin très légèrement émoussé, les autres un peu frottés, mais bien rigides et pointus. Dos bien, mais mors inférieur fendu et ouvert en tête. Second plat en bel état. Tranches dorées régulières. Rousseurs éparses. Bel exemplaire. Les Indes Noires, ce sont les houillères écossaises. Un exploitant découvre un gisement et construit une véritable ville sous terre, une jeune fille y est découverte qui semble n'avoir jamais vu le jour. La ville souterraine est une utopie, vision idéale d'un monde caché.  

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        Ács Ferencz 10 eredeti linometszete

      Studio nyomda [n.d.], Kolozsvár - First edition. Limited, numbered. One of 200 copies. Each plate signed by the artist in pencil. 10 linocut plates printed in black (3), red (2), purple (4) and light purple (1). In publisher's printed folder. (10) plates. Composition size: ca 280 × 228 mm. Page size: 316 × 245 mm. Portfolio of ten linocuts of the Hungarian painter, Ferenc Ács. The masters of Ferenc Ács (1876-1949) were Bertalan Székely (1835-1910) as well as Simon Hollósy (1857-1918), who invited him to the artists' colony of Nagybánya, which represented the most important movement in the artistic life in Hungary at the beginning of the 20th century, namely the naturalist and plen-air movements. His works were exhibited across Hungary and internationally. From 1906 he lived and worked in Kolozsvár, where two years later he opened his school. His works can be found in the collection of several museums, including the Hungarian National Gallery. Binding slightly stained, chipped at the extremities. Some damage to the spine. All plates with traces of tacking, no effect on the images. One plate with a missing corner. Overall in good condition. First edition. Limited, numbered. One of 200 copies. Each plate signed by the artist in pencil. 10 linocut plates printed in black (3), red (2), purple (4) and light purple (1). [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        Nineveh and Its Remains:

      London: John Murray,, 1876. A Narrative of an Expedition to Assyria during the Years 1845, 1846, & 1847. Abridged by the Author from his Larger Work. Octavo. Original reddish-brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt, gilt Assyrian sphinx centrepiece to front cover, blue endpapers. With a tipped in autograph letter on a single bifolium (185 x 120 mm) to the front free endpaper. Folding map, woodcut illustrations to text. Spine slightly rolled, slight bumping to spine ends and corners, slight rubbing and bumping to extremities, small open tear to bottom of p. 31 not affecting text, light foxing to endpapers. A very good copy. With an autograph letter dated April 25 from Layard stating that he regrets that he will be unable to attend an event at the Ragged School Society due to his parliamentary duties. A later edition of Layard's account of his discoveries at Nineveh, first published in two volumes in 1849, with the abridged edition first published in 1851.

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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. Versand D: 4,90 EUR Original-Fotografie / Original-Photographie / original photograph; Reiseliteratur, Reiseberichte / travel, exploration

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen GbR]
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        Broadside Supplement to The Daily Miners' Journal, Pottsville, PA. The Munley Trial. Monday's Testimony Concluded - A Large Amount of Evidence [&c.]

      The Daily Miners' Journal, [Pottsville, PA: 1876] - Verbatim trial transcript covering two days of testimony and cross-examination in the murder trial of Thomas Munley, a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians (aka "Molly Maguires") who would eventually be convicted for the murder of Welsh mine foreman Thomas Sanger. Among the witnesses quoted in the present transcript are Munley's father (who is interviewed at length); fellow miners of both Welsh and Irish extraction including Patrick Brennan, Thomas Williams, Edward Pierce, Luke Richardson; and other residents of the various mining towns in the Shenandoah coal district. A portion of the testimony deals directly with the operations of PInkerton spy James McParlan, who had infiltrated Mollies under the alias "James McKenna." Text concludes at lower right, with catch line: "Concluded in regular edition." Verso contains several dozen ads, including one for a pamphlet version of the trial, issued under the sensational title Among the Assassins! The Molly Maguires and Their Victims (Pottsville: 1876). Munley was hanged, along with nine other Mollies, on "Black Thursday," June 21, 1877; irregularities in his (and others') prosecution remain controversial to the present day. The present broadsheet unrecorded in OCLC and not noted in commerce. Large broasheet supplement, 26-5/8" x 19-1/2" (ca 67.5cm x 50cm); on newsprint, printed both sides. Text on recto in eight columns, below printed headline; verso is a full sheet of advertisements. Minor edgewear; two small closed punctures to paper in upper portion (no loss); two brief repaired tears to margins; Very Good. An unfolded example.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books, ABAA]
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        THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND

      SCRIBNER, ARMSTRONG & CO 1876 - First Edition, First printing First Edition, First printing of the first combined edition of THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND TRILOGY, which is the compilation of the 3 books, DROPPED FROM THE CLOUDS, ABANDONED, AND THE SECRET OF THE ISLAND by Jules Verne. Published in 1876 by Scribner, Armstrong & Co. New York. Please see image of the title page. First fully illustrated American edition. A very stunning book, grand in size, and in handsome terra cotta cloth. The book is in beautiful condition with terra cotta cloth boards with a detailed gilt embossed scene to the front and spine. The book has benefited from being rebacked with all the original materials intact, with has made for a very strong, tight binding (so the book is quite readable!). The book has no edgewear. The original end papers are present and the internal pages are intact and tightly bound, being overall very clean for a Verne book with scant few random pages with a stain, and with no bent pages, no writing and no foxing. Please see many detailed images. This is a very thick book of 299 pages plus a small publishers catalogue at the end. A very handsome example of this title in collectible condition in stunning terra cotta cloth and withOUT the excessive staining or excessive wear and broken bindings as is typically found with Verne books. Important scarce Verne book, presenting well on the shelf. Would make a wonderful gift for a Verne collector.ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our Abe store for other Verne and SciFi titles. Please note this is a very heavy thick book so shipping is priced accordingly, (with international shipping priced at $100 via UPS) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE POETICAL WORKS OF PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY [FOUR VOLUMES]

      London: Reeves and Turner, 1876/1877. 8vos., 4 volumes; VG; 3/4 bound in dark green leather, marbled boards; paneled spines with gilt lettering, tooling; marbled endpapers; top edges of text blocks gilt; very mild wear to boards, spines; frontispieces with tissue guards; shelved above greek/roman history. Dupont.

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        Broadside Supplement to The Daily Miners' Journal, Pottsville, PA. The Munley Trial. Monday's Testimony Concluded - A Large Amount of Evidence [&c...]

      [Pottsville, PA: 1876]: The Daily Miners' Journal. Verbatim trial transcript covering two days of testimony and cross-examination in the murder trial of Thomas Munley, a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians (aka "Molly Maguires") who would eventually be convicted for the murder of Welsh mine foreman Thomas Sanger. Among the witnesses quoted in the present transcript are Munley's father (who is interviewed at length); fellow miners of both Welsh and Irish extraction including Patrick Brennan, Thomas Williams, Edward Pierce, Luke Richardson; and other residents of the various mining towns in the Shenandoah coal district. A portion of the testimony deals directly with the operations of PInkerton spy James McParlan, who had infiltrated Mollies under the alias "James McKenna." Text concludes at lower right, with catch line: "Concluded in regular edition." Verso contains several dozen ads, including one for a pamphlet version of the trial, issued under the sensational title Among the Assassins! The Molly Maguires and Their Victims (Pottsville: 1876). Munley was hanged, along with nine other Mollies, on "Black Thursday," June 21, 1877; irregularities in his (and others') prosecution remain controversial to the present day. The present broadsheet unrecorded in OCLC and not noted in commerce. Large broasheet supplement, 26-5/8" x 19-1/2" (ca 67.5cm x 50cm); on newsprint, printed both sides. Text on recto in eight columns, below printed headline; verso is a full sheet of advertisements. Minor edgewear; two small closed punctures to paper in upper portion (no loss); two brief repaired tears to margins; Very Good. An unfolded example.

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        Tannhauser First Edition Vocal Score 1876

      Wagner: Tannhauser und Der Sangerkrieg auf Wartburg - Klavier Auszug, C. F. Messer, Berlin PN2676, WWV 70, 1876. Folio in original cloth. First edition of the revised version, Hopkinson, 5 A (a), with a rare jumbo photo portrait of Richard Wagner by Hafstaengel (which is almost always removed). Slight spotting, but this score with the original ornate binding is in excellent condition.

      [Bookseller: Tamino Autographs]
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        Collection of Twenty Bookseller Catalogues [Americana Bibliography]

      Charles L. Woodward 1876 - New York, 1876 - 1885. A very scarce collection of bookseller catalogues issued by Charles L. Woodward, most famous for his Bibliothica-Scallawagiana Catalogue of Mormon-related material (not included here). Of particular interest are 2700 Personals. Funerals Sermons, Eulogies, etc., which includes a number of scarce Lincoln related pamphlets and sermons; American Topographs. "Locals", which includes a number of scarce local history titles; two catalogs with large genealogy portions; Bibliotheca Bloodandthunder no. 2, which includes a number of murder-related titles, American Topographs, which includes local history titles, many related to New York; and a Genealogy catalogue. These were crudely bound at one point in half blue cloth, and the binding is split at the front hinge. Pamphlets are in generally excellent condition with minimal wear. A quite scarce collection. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Signed Photo Postcard 1927

      Star Spanish composer (1876-1946), considered one of the greatest composers from Spain in the first half of the 20th century.  Nice signed photo postcard, inscribed with a long sentiment by the composer, signed and dated in 1927. De Falla is inspecting a score. Size is 2.5 x 5.25 inches, in very good condition.

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        Signed La Gioconda First Edition 1881

      First edition of the second and final version, score for singing and piano, with listing of all singers in the 1876 world premiere. Signed by Ponchielli on the first page, inscribed to French painter Louis Roux (1817-1903), size is 8.5 x 10.8 inches, full book with 346 pages and covers. Some wear on covers, otherwise in very good condition. 

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1876 - 1876 Wisden Rebind with Front Cover

      1876. Hi, This lot is an 1876 Wisden , Rebound with the original front cover within, This rebind is in Very Good Condition, the 13th edition of Wisden. The book is bound in new green boards, with gilt to the spine. The front cover is very tall but has a couple of drip marks and rounded corners. Internally the pages are very nice with not much foxing at all, odd spot to the first and last couple of pages. Some pencil to title page. A nice 13th edition.

      [Bookseller: Wisdenshop.com]
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