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        Discoveries at Ephesus: Including the Site and Remains of the Great Temple of Diana

      - [Boston: James R. Osgood & Co.; 1877]. ARCHIVAL REPRINT: LIMITED EDITION. Limited to 125 numbered copies, this being NO. 31. Quarterbound.

      [Bookseller: VENTURA PACIFIC LTD Out of Print Books]
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        The Gold Regions of South Eastern Africa.

      London: Edwards Stanford; Cape Colony: J.W.C. MacKay, 1877 - First edition. 8vo. pp. xxiv, 187, 189-240 (advertisements); 4 mounted photo-type plates inc. port. frontis., 2 engraved maps of the gold fields and of Cape Colony on one large folding sheet in rear pocket; a little dusty, chipping to folds of map with minor loss, else very good in the original cloth, gilt, very slightly rubbed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meridian Rare Books PBFA]
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      Hachette 1877 - RO40095329: 688 pages. Gravure dépliable en noir et blanc en frontispice. Illustré de nombreuses gravures en noir et blanc dans et hors texte. Auteur, titre et cadres avec motifs dorés sur le dos. Reliure signée (Ch. Magnier Rel.). Tranche dorée. Quelques pages en début d'ouvrage déchirées et détachées. 3e édition. Ouvrage trad. de l'anglais avec l'autorisation de l'auteur par Mme. H. Loreau. In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Coins frottés. Dos à nerfs. Déchirures Classification Dewey : 820-Littératures anglaise et anglo-saxonne [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: le-livre]
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        The Waverley Novels / by Walter Scott [complete in 48 volumes]

      Edinburgh, A. and C. Black, 1877-79, 1877, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st Edition in this formVery good copies bound in contemporary gilt-blocked, 1/2 wine leather over red cloth. Gilt-crossed raised bands. All edges marbled; marbled endpapers. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Provenance: From the library of Bruce Ismay with his armorial bookplate to the front pastedown of each volume. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Description: 48 v. fronts., illus. 18 cm. Contents: v. 1-2. Waverley. --v. 3-4. Guy Mannering. --v. 5-6. The antiquary. --v. 7-8. Rob Roy. --v. 9-10. Old Mortality. --v. 11-12. Heart of Mid-Lothian. --v. 13. Legend of Montrose. --v. 14. Bride of Lammermoor. v. 1. --v. 15. Bride of Lammermoor. v. 2. Black dwarf. --v. 16-17. Ivanhoe --v. 18-19. Monastery. --v. 20-21. The abbot. --v. 22-23. Kenilworth. --v. 24, 25. Pirate. --v. 26-27. Fortunes of Nigel. --v. 28-30. Peveril of the Peak. --v. 31-32. Quentin Durward. --v. 33-34. St. Rowan's well. --v. 35-36. Redgauntlet. --v. 37. The bethrothed. --v. 38. The talisman. --v. 39-40. Woodstock. --v. 41. Chronicles of the Canongate: The Highland widow. Two drovers. --My Aunt Margaret's mirror. Tapestried chamber. The laird's Jock. --v. 42-43. Fair maid of Perth. --v. 44-45. Anne of Geierstein. --v. 46. Count Robert of Paris, I. --v. 47 Count Robert of Paris, II. Castle Dangerous, I. --v. 48., Castle Dangerous, II. Chronicles of the Canongate: The surgeon's daughter. --Glossary. Subjects: Historical fiction, Scottish -- Scotland -- History -- 18th century -- Fiction -- Scotland -- In literature. Notes: Title pages in red and black with ornamental titles. Each volume has added t.p. engraved, with vignette. "With the author's notes .. contains ... all the woodcuts that appeared in the Abbotsford edition, besides the steel plates belonging to the author's favorite edition." --advertisement.

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        Polychromatic Ornament. One Hundred Plates in Gold, Silver, and Colours, Comprising Upwards of Two Thousand Specimens of the Various Styles of Ancient, Oriental, and Mediaeval Art, and including the Renaissance and the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries. The Subjects Selected and Arranged, in Historical Order and in a Form Suitable for Practical use, by A. Racinet. With Explanatory Text, and General Introduction, Translated from the Original French

      , London: Published by Henry Sotheran and Co., , 1877 , 58 pages, 100 chromolithographed plates, some heightened with gold or silver, plus black & white text illustrations

      [Bookseller: Keogh's Books]
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        A Series of Original Portraits and Caricature Etchings

      Edinburgh, Adam and Charles Black,, 1877. by the late John Kay. 2 volumes, quarto (275 ×211 mm). Original burgundy quarter morocco, titles to spine gilt within gilt border, burgundy pebble-grained cloth boards, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. with 361 engraved plates. Some light foxing to fore-edge and pages otherwise in excellent condition. New edition. First published in 1837.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Isis Unveiled: a Master-Key to the Mysteries of Ancient and Modern Science and Theology ( In Two Volumes ); Vol I. - Science. Vol II. Theology

      New York: J. W. Bouton, 1877. Hardcover. Good.

      [Bookseller: Schwabe Books]
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        Le Don Quichotte N°159, Trop lourd (dessin interdit par la censure).

      Gilbert-Martin 1877 - ROD0061159: Une page: gravure en couleurs de Gilbert-Martin. Trop lourd! : dessin interdit par la censure (Tracy). Un homme à lunettes soulevant un poids où il est inscrit "363". In-Plano Broché. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 70.441-Journaux satiriques anciens [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        WINE AND WINE COUNTRIES: A Record and Manual for Wine Merchants and Wine Consumers. Signed by the author.

      London, Whittaker & Co., 1877.SECOND EDITION 1877, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR, (first published in 1862), 8vo, mounted original photograph of the author as a frontispiece, engraved extra title page with views of Chateau Margaux and Chateau Lafitte, grape harvesting and pressing, wine cellars, bottles and barrels, plus 19 plates including 4 maps (French wine growing districts), and a folded facsimile sheet of an autograph contract between Lord Nelson and Woodhouse & Co., pages: viii, 519 including index, plus 7 page advert, bound in the original publisher's green cloth, decorated and lettered black to upper cover, gilt lettered spine with small gilt bunch of grapes motif beneath author's name, blind rules and motif to lower cover. Covers slightly damp faded towards fore - edge, corners slightly worn, 5 mm (¼") split to cloth at foot of upper hinge, 10 mm (½") closed tear to upper margin of page 423, another slightly larger to top margin of folded facsimile of an agreement which faces page 424, both neatly repaired. A very good clean tight complete copy. The plates show Oporto wine boats, Douro boats sailing up the river, pressing the grapes and filling the tanks, women training the vines, harvesting the grape in Medoc, wine pests, bottling champagne, Elz on the Moselle etc. The book covers a wide variety of European wines, Champagne and wines of Australia. Gabler, Wine into Words, page 280 G39260. The author has inscribed the verso front endpaper: "R. Kervill Esq, with the Authors Compliments". MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        Russische Revue: Monatszeitschrift für die Kunde Russlands. XI. Band. II. Hälfte Herausgegeben von Carl Röttger.

      St. Petersburg: Kaiserliche Hofbuchhandlung H. Schmitzdorff (Carl Röttger), 1877. Octavo (23.5 x 16 cm). Dark green gilt-tooled and blind-stamped leather binding; white moire endpapers; gilt edges; [1], 290-576 pp. With the personal exlibris of Tsar Alexander II, featuring a pencil inventory number, as well as a shelf label. Lower spine and and corners very lightly rubbed; stain to lower edge of front board; overall a very good copy. An issue of this important German-language journal, largely focused on historical, political, and economic questions. This copy is very handsomely bound and from the palace library of Alexander II, the much-respected “Tsar Liberator” (1818-1881), known for his emancipation of the Russian serfs in 1861, who was assassinated by members of the anarchist underground organization “Narodnaia volia.” Among his many reforms and innovations, Alexander II also tolerated the increasingly brutal methods of the secret police, which sent thousands of dissidents into Siberian exile. In a custom gilt-tooled leather binding, with white moire endpapers and gilt edges, with the Tsar’s personal exlibris and a shelf label on the front pastedown.

      [Bookseller: Rossica Berlin Rare Books]
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        A Thousand Miles up the Nile [With Signed Letter from Edwards to Another Female Travel Writer]

      London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1877. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. pp. xxv, 732, copiously illustrated with full-page plates and illustrations in the text from Edwards' own drawings, two colored folding maps (Egypt, Lower Nubia). In the publisher's original red cloth decorated with Egyptian motifs in red and black; all edges gilt. Recently rebacked (original spine retained); binding sound, contents clean and bright. Edwards (1831-1892) already had a successful career as a novelist when she traveled to Egypt for the first time in 1873 and discovered her lifelong passion. She and her traveling companion, Lucy Renshawe, hired a boat in Cairo and "sailed to Wadi Halfa, accompanying friends met on the crossing from Italy. While at Abu Simbel the party discovered, excavated, and described in detail a previously unknown small temple with a painted chamber. [The two women] also visited Syria, crossed the Lebanese ranges to Damascus and Baalbek, and traveled on to Constantinople" (DNB). On her return to England, Edwards read extensively about ancient Egypt and studied hieroglyphics before writing this book, based on her experiences and the detailed notes and measurements she made on the journey. It was the first general archaeological survey of Egypt's ruins and earned Edwards the admiration of the leading archaeologists of the day, as well as praise from the popular press for "its 'brilliant descriptions of scenery and the exactness of its information' and as 'a delightful, gossiping book'" (DNB). A recognized classic of travel literature, it has been reprinted many times, but is quite scarce in the first edition. This volume is accompanied by handwritten note dated Dec. 31, 1878 from Edwards to "My dear Miss [May] Crommelin" (1850-1930), at the time a young and aspiring author who would eventually publish more than 40 travel narratives and novels. "Pray be quite sure that I have never forgotten you, & that I always take a very sincere interest in you & your literary progress. You greatly overrate the very small use I was so fortunate as to be of in the matter--& that you should still remember it, is to me the most astonishing experience of my life. Ever most sincerely yours, Amelia B. Edwards." The "most astonishing experience of my life," may refer to her role in the discovery and excavation of the ruins at Aboo Simbel.

      [Bookseller: Walkabout Books, ABAA]
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        [Archive]: Collection of Twelve Carrier's Addresses from Salem, Massachusetts

      Salem, Massachusetts: The Salem Gazette or Salem Register. (various dates - 1877-1913). A collection Twelve Carrier Addresses from two different Salem, Massachusetts newspapers. Various printers. Carrier Addresses were generally given by paperboys to their patrons as a New Year's Greeting, usually as a poem or similar sentimental address. Probably the most famous are those done by Nathaniel Hawthorne for The Salem Gazette, albeit a generation or two earlier (in the 1830s) than our group. A nice group of a dozen, all from the same city. Format and condition as follows:The Salem Gazette:1. 1877. Large broadside. 9.5" x 14". Tears at the edges of a horizontal fold, very good.2. 1880. Large broadside. 12" x 18". Neat professional repairs at the folds. Very good.3. 1885. Octavo. One leaf folded to make four pages. Address with calendar on rear. Light wear, near fine. 4. 1886. Small broadside. 6.25" x 11". Chips in the margins. Good only.5. 1887. Tall, thin broadside. 6" x 15". Neat professional repairs at the folds. Very good.6. 1889. Small broadside. 6" x 9.5". About fine.7. 1910. One stiff card folded to make four pages. About fine.The Salem Register:8. 1877. Small broadside. 6" x 9.5". Printed in red. Near fine.9. 1880. Small broadside. 6.75" x 11". Nicks at the corners, very good.10. 1886. Small broadside. 5.5" x 12". Chipping at the extremities, good.Undesignated (but printed in Salem):11. 1887. Small stiff card. 5" x 7". Near fine.12. 1913. Small octavo. One leaf folded to make four pages. Near fine. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      Librería universal de J.A. Fernando Fé., Madrid. 1877 - Segunda edición aumentada y corregida. 8º. XLVIII+354 y 372 pp. La cubierta fatigada, con pequeños roces y descolo;LA GESTIÓN DEL CONTRA REEMBOLSO SON 7 EUROS Holandesa con lomo de piel, nervios, tejuelo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Palabras & Cosas]
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        The Northern Barrier of India. a Popular Account of the Jummoo and Kashmir Territories

      Edward Stanford, London 1877 - X, [xi-xii], 335 pages + Woodbury photographic frontispiece + 2 Woodbury type photographic plates + 23 illustrations (some full page) + 2 colour maps on one folding sheet at rear + folding panorama at rear. Rebound in quarter morocco and marbled papered boards. Morocco spine label. All edges gilt. Contents: Inhabitants of the Outer Hills; The Court of Jummoo; Region of the Middle Mountains; The March to Kashmir; Kashmir; The People of Kashmir; Sirinagar and its Environs; The Route to Gilgit; Gilgit and the Frontier; The Dard People; Gilgit History; Baltistan; The Balti People; Polo in Baltistan; Skardu to Leh; The Inhabitants of Ladakh; Districts of Ladakh; The High Valleys of Ladakh; The Plateaus. Provenance: Ex-libris label of John E. Davis on front pastedown. References: Marshall (2005) 868.; 12mo [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A collection of publications issued by the Ashmolean Society, comprising: 1. BIGGE (Edward). Observations on the natural history of two species of wasps. 1835. pp. 28; 2. DAUBENY (Charles). Narrative of an excursion of the Lake Amsanctus and to Mount Vultur in Apulia in 1834. 1835. pp. 49, [1], 4 engr. plates; 3. RIGAUD (Stephen Peter). Remarks of the proportionate quanties of rain at different seasons in Oxford. 1835. pp. 19, [1] blank; 4. TWISS (Travers). On the amphitheatre at Pola in Istria. 1836. pp. 40, 3 engr. plates; 5. BADEN POWELL (Rev.). On the theory of ratio and proportion, as treated by Euclid, including an inquiry into the nature of quantity. 1836. pp. 64; 6. WILSON (H.H.). Notes on the Indica of Ctesias. 1836. pp. 80; 7. TAN

      Oxford: Printed. for the Ashmolean Society, 1835 - 1877. - Together 31 items, 8vo, bound in 3, black binder;s cloth, spines lettered gilt, the works largely unopened, oval stamp of the Royal Society of Edinburgh on the titles. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Spike Hughes Rare Books ABA (Associate)]
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        The Textile Colourist; A Monthly Journal of Bleaching, Printing, Dyeing, and Finishing Textile Fabrics, and the Manufacture and Application of Colouring Matters. 2 volumes.

      Manchester; Palmer and Howe. 1876-1877. - 1st editions, 4 volumes in 2, from No 1 January 1876 to No 24 December 1877. 8.5" x 5.5". xvi + 408pp. xiv + 340pp. xviii + 308pp + xvi + 265pp. Illustrated with foldg plates and fabric samples. Damaged spine of one volume expertly relaid and repaired. Very good, clean and tight, hardbacks in contemporary, half morocco with cloth boards. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Elaine Beardsell (ABA,PBFA )]
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      London; Harrison And Sons 1877 - Original Cloth. Folio. 359 pages. 33 cm. First edition. In English and French. Principalities. No. 1 (1877) . Correspondence respecting the condition and treatment of the Jews in Servia: 1867-76; presented to the House of Commons by command of Her Majesty, in pursuance of their address dated February 15, 1877. Contains 644 Papers. In 1861 the Servian (Serbian) Jews were deprived of their rights and were to be expelled. The community enlisted the support of the British Consul in Belgrade to alleviate their situation. This document reproduces the ongoing correspondence between the community, the British Government, the Alliance Israelite Universal and J M Montefiore as the President of the Board of Deputies of British Jews in trying resolve these difficulties. The correspondence includes letters from Sir Francis Goldsmid (first Jew to become an English barrister and member of Parliament for Reading) , Lord John Russell (an English prime minister who was Foreign Secretary at this time) and others. Subjects: Jews, Serbian - Social conditions - 19th century. Jews - Serbia - Persecutions. Jews - Social conditions - 19th century. Serbia - Foreign relations - Great Britain. Great Britain - Foreign relations - Serbia. OCLC lists 2 copies (Alberta, CJH) . Bound in original cloth and marbled boards. Light rubbing to boards; light foxing throughout, overall very clean and fresh. Very good condition. Rare and important. (SEF-52-34) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books, LLC]
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        Highly unusual and desirable oversize sepia photograph depicting First Lady Lucy W. Hayes, inscribed and signed by President Rutherford B. Hayes to his secretary of state, William Evarts

      Highly unusual and desirable oversize sepia photograph depicting First Lady Lucy W. Hayes, 7½" x 13", taken by Napoleon Sarony of New York, inscribed at the lower edge by the President "To Mr. Evarts, with kindest regards, Rutherford B. Hayes", also dated by him "1877" beneath the image. Sarony later produced a beautifully matched pair of cabinet-size photographs of President and Mrs. Hayes on October 2, 1878. Minor discoloration on the lower left corner barely detracting from this possibly unique signed image. William Maxwell Evarts (1818-1901) was an American lawyer and statesman. Evarts was appointed an assistant United States district attorney and served from 1849-1853. In 1860 he was chairman of the New York delegation to the Republican National Convention. He was chief counsel for President Andrew Johnson during the impeachment trial, and from July 1868 until March 1869 he was Johnson's Attorney General of the United States. Evarts served as counsel for President-elect Rutherford B.

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      Paravia 1877-1884, Torino - (Codice AN2732) Quattro volumi in 8º (24,5 cm) XVIII-907, XXIV-801, XVI-631, XVI-568 pp. Opera completa, prima rarissima edizione. Esemplare appartenuto ad Antonio Manno: bella dedica dell'A. applicata all'interno delle copertine dei volumi III e IV; piccolo stemma all'interno della copertina del primo volume. I primi 2 sono parzialmente sciolti, qualche strappetto alle brossure originali. Conservazione comunque ottima, interno freschissimo, pieni margini e barbe (meritevole di buona rilegatura). Euro 1500 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA ~ Tutti i libri subito disponibili. Descrizioni precise, consegna rapida con imballaggio solido. All books are in stock in fine conditions or described meticulously. Very safe packaging ~

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        Letters - Addressed to Richard Hengist Horne

      London: Richard Bently and Son, 1877 - Inscribed on the half-title of vol. I, "Lady Stafford Northcote / Presented with Compts / and Respect of R.H. Horne / London 1877." Lady Northcote was the wife of Conservative politician Stafford Henry Northcote, 1st Earl of Iddesleigh. Horne (1802-1884) was a poet and critic, most noted for his epic poem Orion. He carried on a lengthy correspondence with Elizabeth Barrett Browning from 1839 until her marriage in 1845, and she assisted him in the writing of his volume of essays, A New Spirit of the Age. An uncommon EBB item First edition. 2 vols., 8vo. viii, [ii], 272; [vi], 296 pp. Publisher's purple cloth, stamped in black and gilt, spines faded, else near fine, in a custom half morocco slipcase and chemise [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Atlas of Philadelphia and Its Environs

      Philadelphia: G.M. Hopkins / F. Bourquin Steam Lithographic Press. 1877. First. Folio. Quarter leather and brown figured cloth stamped in blind and gilt. Leather rubbed but sound, cloth eroded at the edges, a very good copy, internally fine. Lovely color-printed maps of Philadelphia and its suburbs in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Approximately 82 pages of maps, some double paged. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      G. M. Hopkins / F. Bourquin Steam Lithographic Press, Philadelphia 1877 - PHILADELPHIA; PENNSYLVANIA; MAPS; Color maps; 17.5 x 14"; Covers scuffed, Contents with light aging but VG. Maps mounted on linen hinges. Nicely done color maps of Pennsylvania New Jersey juncture. Unusually nice. Done on Steam F Bourquin lithographic press. Forty-six full color maps many of which are single sheet 2 page spreads . Two pp of b/w illustrations. very nice one sheet 2 pp map of Pensylvania, 2pp hisotrical Sketch of Montgomery County. one page of Business Notices. Sound and complete.; 0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Monograph of the Genus Lilium (including 9 supplements).

      London (1877-) 1880, 1933-1962. 2 volumes. Folio (550 x 380mm). With 1 handcoloured lithographed map, 1 photograph and 88 beautifully hand-coloured lithographed plates (last 10 plates in colour lithography). Contemporary green half morocco, spines with 6 raised bands, gilt lettering and ornaments. [Together with:] Illustrations of Lilies, by Lilian Snelling. Hitchin, Wheldon & Wesley, 1970. Folio (550 x 380mm). With 30 fine hand-coloured lithographed plates. Contemporary half cloth. "A work of the greatest interest and value to all Lily growers" (Great Flower Books 56). A fine complete copy including the rare supplements as well as an extra set of the plates by Lilian Snelling of the first seven parts of the supplement. These plates are therefore double in our copy. According to a printed note (1970) of the Antiquarian Booksellers Wheldon & Wesley 'The supplement to the Monographs of the Genus Lilium has been out of print for a good many years, but there remained a few sets of the beautiful plates which came into our hands a short time ago and they are now reissued in a limited edition." /Henry John Elwes (1846-1922) was a British botanist who visited the Himalayas, Tibet, China, Asia Minor and many other countries collecting and discovering many new and beautiful plants. His 'Monograph of the Genus Lilium' is his most splendid publication. The work was issued in three separate and distinct stages, that is the 'Monograph' published between 1877 and 1880, with 48 superbly handcoloured plates by W.H. Fitch, then the first seven parts of the 'Supplement' by A. Grove and A.D. Cotton between 1933 and 1940, illustrated by Lilian Snelling and finally parts 8 and 9 of the 'Supplement' by W.B. Turrill between 1960 and 1962 illustrated by Margaret Stones./Walter Hood Fitch, the artist of the first 48 plates, was one of the most prolific botanical artists of the Victorian era 'His flamboyant but accurate drawings gained him international fame and recognition and provided vitally important records of an immense number of plants new to botany' (J. Lewis, Walther Hood Fitch. A celebration p. 1). "At the age of sixty, Fitch began work on his last great series of lithographs, which were to form the illustrations of the 'Monograph of the Genus Lilium' (1877-80) of H.J. Elwes. The supplement to this famous book... was illustrated by Miss Lilian Snelling, who proved a worthy successor to the industrious Scot. In the words of Sir Jospeh, Fitch was an 'incomparable botanical artist' with an 'unrivalled skill in seizing the natural character of a plant...'" (Great Flower Books p. 31). Fitch made numerous plates for Curtis's 'Botanical magazine' from 1834 to 1877. He also made the illustrations of another splendid flower book, Hooker's 'Rhodondendrons of Sikkim-Himalaya'.//Provenance: First volume with armorial bookplate of J.A. Mullens//Nissen BBI, 594; Great Flower Books, 56;. Tomasi, An Oak Spring Flora pp. 397-399.

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        The Florist and Pomologist. A Pictorial Monthly Magazine of Flowers, Fruits and General Horticulture, 1876 and 1877. Bound in one volume

      London: The Journal of Horticulture. VG: in Very good condition. Boards lightly rubbed with minor wear to leather. Very slight offsetting to title page and occasional pages within. Plates clean and bright. Marbled edges. 1877. First Edition. Half-leather cover on green cloth boards. 250mm x 160mm (10" x 6"). 292pp, 286pp. Beautifully illustrated with 47 chromolithographic plates of fruit and flowers, some double page. Additional b/w illustrations, some full page. Beautifully illustrated. Two volumes bound as one. 1876 edition with 24 plates; 1877 edition with 23 coloured plates. .

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        Abby Smith and Her Cows, with a report of the law case decided contrary to law

      Hartford, Conn: [American Publishing Co.]. 1877. First Edition. 8vo, 94pp; buff printed wrappers. Frontispiece engraving of Miss Smith and her cows. The delicate wrappers are worn, but generally intact, spine starting to split with about 1" lost at each end, small hole at center of front wrapper at hinge about 1/2" x 1/4", closed tear about 1" at bottom, small hole on rear cover about 1/4" x 1/4", bottom corner of back wrapper chipped, ownership stamp on front wrapper along with "property of" in ink, repeated on page v of front matter, rear cover with two closed tears professionally restored, about very good. Inside front wrapper with ad for Julia Smith&#39;s translation of the Holy Bible, inside back wrapper with ads for other publications of American Publishing Company, back wrapper with ad for American Publishing Company soliciting agents, noting "Women who can devote time to the work, often make the best of canvassers."& Abby (1797-1878) and Julia Smith (1792-1886) were two of five daughters born to Zephaniah Hollister Smith, a minister, lawyer and farmer, and his wife Hannah Hadassah Smith, an accomplished astronomer. While the five daughters had little formal education, their home education was formidable including a number of languages (Latin, Greek and Hebrew, in the case of Julia, for instance, who became the first woman to translate the Bible into English in 1876). In 1873 the two elderly sisters, then in their 80s, lived on the family farm in Glastonbury, Connecticut tending their Alderney cows from which they made their own cheese and butter. They received notice from the tax collector that taxes for their farm as well as property owned by two widows in town had been increased. Curiously, only properties owned by women had been assessed higher taxes. The Smith sisters decided to attend the next town meeting; though Abby was allowed to speak, her pleas regarding the unfair tax increase were ignored. The sisters decided to refuse to pay the taxes. The town promptly auctioned off their beloved Alderney cows, though the sisters persuaded a friend to bid for them so the cows soon returned home. Abby and Julia continued to resist the unjust assessment against their farm, however. At the next town meeting, the sisters were not allowed to speak and this time the tax collector foreclosed on their farm for non- payment of taxes and auctioned it off. & The sisters sued the tax collector and as their suits were being adjudicated, Samuel Bowles of the Springfield, Massachusetts REPUBLICAN (the editor who first published Emily Dickinson&#39;s poetry) learned of their plight and took up their cause. Soon newspapers across the country were publishing accounts of how the Glastonbury town fathers first singled out two little old ladies for special taxes and then persecuted them when they raised the cry of &#39;No taxation without representation&#39;. Suffrage leaders such as Abby Foster Kelley, Isabella Beecher Hooker, Lucy stone and others weighed in on their behalf and the sisters found themselves invited to speak at suffrage gatherings and elsewhere. In January, 1878 Julia addressed the Senate Committee on Privileges and Elections while in March Abby testified in Hartford before a committee of the Connecticut legislature. Eventually the sisters won their case, but not before the cows went up for auction two more times, making them national celebrities in their own right. Here Julia compiled everything related to the case: letters, speeches and newspaper accounts. A women&#39;s rights cause celebre that garnered national sympathy for the sisters and for the suffrage movement. NAW III, pp, 302- 304. Timelines, p. 29. <br>See an <A HREF= >Image.</A><br>

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        Sind Revisited: With Notices of the Anglo-Indian Army; Railroads; Past, Present and Future, etc:

      London Richard Bentley & Son 1877 - First Edition. Original Grey-Mauve cloth with border on front cover enclosing a black stamped floral resign. Lettered in gilt. Re-cased. The binding is a little faded and soiled, but overall in very good condition. Library number in white, and remnant of a contemporary library sticker to the base of each spine. Internally, largely clean and tidy, but with a little darkening to the edges and occasional light foxing. This is an ex-library copy, and although there are not many library marks to the book, there are a few. Namely: Vol. I. Number to half title; discolouration from removed sticker to the verso; small (2cm diameter) circular library stamp to the title page. The end papers in Vol. I. have been replaced from old, contemporary black end-paper stock. Initially Burton had written a report on the Sind and its population in "Reports on Bombay" in around 1849, hence the "revisited" here. Burton intended that this much updated text on India after the mutiny be illustrated with a map and photographs taken on this 1876 journey with Isabel. However, his publisher returned the map and photographs he had sent them, as he considered that the expense would be too great. Half-title to Vol. I., not called for in Vol. II. xii, 343; iv, 331. pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The American

      Boston: James R. Osgood, 1877. 8vo. 473 pp. Very Good, Brown Cloth with sun-fading, minor stains, edge wear, & rubbing on boards; p. 406 well worn to gutters; minor shelf wear. Provenance: John Ruyle, his bookplate opposite FFEP. Mylar Jacket. First Edition.

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        ALS - Eigenhändiger Brief mit Unterschrift. Autobiographischer Inhalt.

      - Heringsdorf 21.VIII.1877. 7 Seiten 8°. Tinte ein wenig blass, schwach fleckig. Ernst von Leyden (1832-1910), Internist, gründete 1903 das erste Krebsforschungsinstitut an der Charité. - An die Redaktion des Brockhaus'schen Konversationslexikons mit Angaben zu seinem Lebenslauf für die 1875-1879 erscheinende 12. Auflage des Lexikons, besonders ausführlich über seine wissenschftlichen Publikationen. - - ". Ich heiße Ernst (Victor) Leyden, bin am 20. April 1832 zu Danzig geboren u. besuchte das Gymnasium zu Marienwerder von Oktober 1840 bis 1849. Mein Vater starb bereits 1844. Ich wurde unter die Zöglinge des med. chirurg. Friedrich Wilhelms-Instituts zu Berlin aufgenommen, an welchem ich als Eleve u. Charité-Unterarzt meine medicinische Ausbildung erhielt ." - - In einem Umschlag der Sammlung Brockhaus. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Das Schweizerland. Eine Sommerfahrt durch Gebirg und Thal.,

      Stuttgart, Engelhorn, [1877]. - Titel, VIII, 421 S. Mit 90 ganzs. Holzschnitt-Tafeln in Tondruck und zahlreichen Texthlzschnitten von U. Closs. Kassette bestossen, angestaubt und etwas lädiert. Dank der Kassette ist der Einband sehr gut erhalten. Innen teilweise stockfleckig. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2550 Fol.goldgepr. OLeinwand mit Goldschnitt in OPapp-Kassette.

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        Atlas of Washington Co. Maryland

      Lake, Griffing & Stevenson 1877 - This atlas has been rebound with leather along the spine, most of the original fabric of the panels have been retained and applied to the new binding, additionally the title has been applied to a new sheet of paper and reused as the title page. All maps are present. Paper is a bit age toned but unmarked. The contents page has small chips and tears along the edges but the maps are fine. Over-sized for a book measuring approximately 16.5 inches tall by 14.25 inches wide. Images available. USPS confirmation used on all domestic shipments. Additional postage will be necessary for Priority or International addresses. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Coleoptera Sanctae-Helenae

      London, John van Voorst, 1877. 8vo. xxv, 256 pp., one engraved plate. Publisher&#39;s blind-stamped cloth with gilt title on the spine.* The first monograph on the beetles of Saint Helena in the subtropical South Atlantic. As could be expected from a very isolated island-fauna most species described in this work are endemic and new, and several were new until Thomas Vernon Wollaston, FLS (1822-1878) himself described them in previous, much smaller papers. Nine species are figured. This work is one of a series of eight island faunal studies, the others being on the insects of Madeira (published in 1854), Madeira, Salvages, and Canaries (1865), Cape-Verde Archipelago (1867), the Coleoptera of Madeira in the British Museum (1857), as well as those of the Canaries (1864), on the landshells of the Atlantic islands (1878), and on the variation of species, with especial reference to the insecta (1858). The latter paper in particular is an important contribution to evolution. However, Wollaston, concluded from his researches that species were created under a divine plan to best suit local circumstances. Published in the year previous to Darwin&#39;s "On the origin of species", it was kindly received by Darwin. In turn, Wollaston, who could not shed his religious beliefs, published quite a negative review of Darwin&#39;s work. Thereafter sympathy between both men although they were working on much the same subject deteriorated slowly but steadily. The present work is certainly one of Wollaston&#39;s rarest, market-wise. Uncommon in zoological libraries (with about 25 copies in the World Cat listing), hardly a single copy has been for sale during the last 30 years, and auction records are wanting. Tiny cut in front board edge, the plate a bit foxed, curiously mostly on the figures, otherwise an excellent clean copy. Very rare. Although illustrated not in Nissen ZBI. Hagen II, p. 294-295; Horn-Schenkling II(4)p. 454.

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        THE ARAB ISLAMIC ART. L'Art Arabe. 3 Very Heavy Volumes, COLLECTION ONLY

      Khayat Book Publishing Co - COLLECTION ONLY. 3 very heavy books, originally published in 1877, this edition reproduced & published by Khatat Book publishing, Lebanon. not dated looks about 1980's/ 90's. Lovely colour plates , leather spines, slight rubs to spine edge of volume 2, bit of foxing to blank endpapers, they measure 24 & a half inches deep by 19 inches across, a lovely set. Near Fine Condition. because of the size & weight COLLECTION ONLY [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Cucina Classica Studi pratici ragionati e dimostrativi della Scuola Francese applicata in servizio alla Russa per Urbano Dubois e Emilio Bernard Capi di cucina della Casa Reale di Prussia. Opera illustrata con 64 Tavole incise in rame .

      A spese d'una Società dei Cuochi Milanesi,, Milano 1877 - 2 volumi in 4°(31 x 24); - Pagine pp. LIV, 304, 360. Prima edizione estremamente rara essendo già rara la ristampa del 1892 Completa dei 22 fogli riproducenti al fronte e al retro celebri Menù realizzati nelle più diverse Cene-Pranzi delle Corti d'Europa. Al nostro volume manca la Tavola del Menu Imperiale; mancanza dovuta probabilmente al fatto che tale tavola risultò sgradita nella Milano di quegli anni dove il sentimento anti-prussiano era ancora forte: gli stessi autori furono vittime di numerose calunnie proprio per il fatto di essere a capo della cucina dell'Imperatore Guglielmo. I volumi si presentano bel legati le carte interne sono più che discrete se si considera che quest'opera era molto consultata: il successo del servizio alla russa, più veloce e più semplice rispetto al servizio alla francese, fu immediato. Qualche macchia e qualche usura ma condizione più che discreta.

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        ARABIC ART IN CAIRO (Fine Facsimile 3 Volume Edition)

      Giunti. New;. Hardcover. <p>3 volumes (size 480 x 620 mm) bound in buckram and leather with gold stam ping on the front-boards and spines. </p><p>IN 1877 A SERIES of engravings on the subject of the manifold expressions of Arab art that flourished in Cairo from the seventh until the end of the eighteenth century was sent to press by the publishers Ve A. Morel et Cie. Most of these works were created by Prisse d&#39;Avennes (1807-1879) , a distinguished scholar who, with the documentation collected during his many travels in the Middle East, gave a decisive contribution to the knowledge of Arabian, and especially Egyptian, art. </p><p>In the 200 plates presented by the French publishers, D&#39;Avennes depicts palaces, mosques and minarets of the Egyptian capital with expertise and graphic skill (often livening them by the introduction of various figures in compliance with the taste of his time) , dwelling in detail on architectural ornaments, wall decorations and furnishings. Of great interest are also the engravings that reproduce glass panes, fabrics, carpets, armour and the decorations that adorned the pages of the Koran. </p><p>Later the French edition was revised and published by the Khayat Book and Publishing Company of Beirut, and it is in this same version, with all care devoted to its graphic presentation and to the chromatic effect of the illustrations, that D&#39;Avennes&#39; work is reproposed today as precious witness to an art and culture of everlasting fascination. </p><p> </p> .

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        Histoire d'Angleterre, racontée à mes petits enfants.

      Hachette 1877 - - Hachette, Paris 1877, relié. - Édition originale illustrée de 199 in et hors-textes sur bois. Cartonnage d'éditeur de luxe. Demi chagrin rouge orné d'une rose, d'un lion, d'un chardon et d'une harpe. Grande plaque spéciale par Souze sur les plats très riche décor avec les armes des pays formant le Royaume-Uni fond de roses rouges encadrements, etc. Magnifique exemplaire en parfait état de fraîcheur. Léger frottement à deux coins. Quelques rousseurs éparses, principalement dans les marges. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Denkwürdigkeiten des Staatskanzlers Fürsten von Hardenberg (in 5 Bänden) inklusive des 5. Bandes:"Actenstücke zu den Denkwürdigkeiten des Fürsten von Hardenberg",

      Leipzig, Verlag von Duncker & Humblot,, 1877.. 5 Bände 619, 633, 540, 453 und 108, 670 Seiten, 16x23, braunes OHLdr mit bräunlich marmorierten Buchdecken,. ORDENTLICHE EXEMPLARE dieses vollständig sehr seltenen Werkes, lediglich die Kanten und Ecken leicht berieben, der Einband mit geringfügigen Läsuren, (TEILWEISE IN FRANZÖSISCHER SPRACHE)

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        MR. NIGHTINGALE&#39;S DIARY, a Farce in One Act

      Boston: James R. Osgood & Co., 1877 96pp., bound in original green cloth decorated in black, lettering gilt. According to Eckel, there are only 3 known copies of the original edition (privately printed in 1851), which Dickens wrote with Mark Lemon, the editor of Punch. Inner hinges cracked, minor wear at extremities; very good. Housed in a unique green cloth slipcase.. First American Edition. 16mo.

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        Meeting the Sun: A Journey All Round the World, Through Egypt, China, Japan, and California, including an Account of the Marriage Ceremonies of the Emperor of China

      Boston: Estes & Lauriat. 1877. First. First American edition. 413pp. Tall octavo. Publisher&#39;s green cloth beveled boards stamped in black and gilt. Light rubbing, a nice, near fine copy. .

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        The Nibelung's Ring a Festival Play for Three Days and a Fore-Evening

      London: Schott and Co. 1877, London - Decorative Cloth. Very Good. First Thus. Theatre. Owner's Name. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. English words to Richard Wagner's Der Ring Des Nibelungen in the alliterative verse of the original 351 pgs, grey/gilt boards slight soiled,rubbed, spine bumped, scarce tight copy 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Wm. Exton Showing the First Specimen of his printing to King Edward IV, the Royal Family. . .

      James Henderson, London 1877 - An important print of Gutenberg's invention of the printing press., Image Size : 560x445 (mm), 22x17.5 (Inches), Platemark Size : , Paper Size : 680x492 (mm), 26.75x19.375 (Inches), Black & White, Engraving

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      Editeur - PARIS, GERMER BAILLIERE - 1877Traduit en français pour la pemière fois - Exemplaire non coupé, non massicoté - Dos fendu sinon état de neuf, exempt de rousseur VIII, 212, 36 pages, broché, 19 cm

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        Michael Strognoff or the Courier to the Czar

      Scribner and Armstrong an Co., New York 1877 - A bright and attractive copy with a problem. The brown cover is a gilt and black pictorial which extends to the spine. Lovely attracive picture fresh and bright, square and clean. Now the problem - there is a stain which runs through the entire book except for the F.E.P. and the covers. No idea how this was form but you can see the tell tale line of a stain going through all of the book. The pages are not hurt or rippled from this but the line remains on all pages including illustrations. All illustrations are present. A very nice , attractive copy despite the stain,. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Message of Elisha P. Ferry, Governor of Washington Territory, to the Legislative Assembly, Session of 1877.

      Olympia: C. B. Bagley, Public Printer, 1877. - 8vo., (8 ½ x 5 ¾ inches). Original printed wrappers (a bit toned, lower corner chipped). First edition. An important pamphlet in the history of Washington state and the American West. Ferry served two terms as the Governor of Washington Territory, and later went on to become the Governor of Washington State. From the pamphlet: "No event of an extraordinary character has transpired within our Territory since the adjournment of the last Legislative Assembly. Our people have enjoyed uninterrupted health. Our progress in wealth and population has been as rapid as could have been expected and, under the circumstances, must be regarded as eminently satisfactory. Our isolated position and the great distance to be traveled, and the large expense incurred by immigrants will necessarily operate to retard our advancement until a continuous line of railroad to the Eastern States is secured. Our agricultural, manufacturing and mining industries have been unusually prosperous and, when we contrast our financial condition and business prosperity with that of other localities, we can realize how highly we are favored. Here, the laborer has received remunerative wages; capital has been profitably employed; manufactures have increased; the earth has yielded abundant harvests and all departments of business have been successfully prosecuted; while in other portions of our country wide spread financial trouble, embarrassment and distress have prevailed." For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Megan Scauri, M.A., M.L.S., in the Rare Book Department. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Across Africa, 2 Vols

      Daldy, Ibister & Co, London 1877 - Blue cloth boards with gilt illustration and text over. Slightly rubbed and corners bumped. Some wear to edges. Half title and frontispiece to each volume. Numerous plates and illustrations, some folding, all correct as listed. Folding map in pocket at rear of first volume. Ads at rear of each volume. Second volume with institutional ink stamp to title and new end papers. 389pp + 366pp. When securely packed this item will weigh in the region of 2222g. (YBP Ref: 3510/49 15) Size: 8vo - over 73/4" - 93/4" Tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        New Zealand Scenery. . With descriptive letterpress by J.Von Haast.

      1877 1877 - London: Marcus Ward & Co. 1877. Folio. Or.blind-stamped cl. (Corners rubbed . Upper and lower spine and back board worn; hinges weak). Gilt-titled front board. E.g. (36pp.). With 15 tipped-in chromo-lith ographed plates after Gully's orig. water-colour drawings. Hocken p.305. Some water marking of plate margins and some minor foxing. Complete.

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        HISTORIA GENERAL DE ESPAÑA, desde los tiempos primitivos hasta la muerte de Fernando VII. Continuada desde dicga época hasta nuestros días por D. Juan Valera. 6 TOMOS. Obra Completa

      Montaner y Simon Editores, Barcelona - 1877-1885, 6 volúmenes: I- XLVI + 547 pp. 33 láminas. II- 661 págs. + 39 láms., III, 592 págs. + 17 láms. IV, 458 págs.+ 9 láms. V, 621 págs. + 5 láms. VI, 871 págs. + 11 láms. + esqueleto histórico y cuadro sinóptico de la historia de España plegado.Las láminas están compuestas de mapas, cromolitografías, facsímiles de documentos, retratis grabados, etc. Completo de láminas a excepcion del tomo VI, donde falta una. ENCUADERNACION DE GRAN LUJO, Ver fotos. Consultar precio de envio, debido al peso excepcional de la obra. Size: 35X26

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        Library of M. Eleanor Fitzgerald

      A collection of 30 books from the personal library of Mary Eleanor Fitzgerald (1877-1955), executive director and business manager of the Provincetown Players, and former lover of anarchist Alexander Berkman. Among the books are seven books bearing Berkman&#39;s ink owner stamp with the San Francisco address the couple shared while publishing the radical labor journal, The Blast. Overall the books are in about very good condition, lacking their dustwrappers and with rubbing, sunning and scattered foxing at, along with a few cracked hinges, a detached wrapper, and one with its spine lacking. A compelling library owned by a progressive woman directly involvement in both the radical labor movement and experimental theater of the early 20th Century. Further details available upon request. .

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        Les Oiseaux

      - In two volumes. L'Homme et Les Animaux. Description Populaire des Races Humaines et du Règne Animal. Edition Francaise Revue par Z. Gerbe. J. B. Baillière et Fils, Paris, 1877. Recent quarter green morocco and marbled boards with raised bands to spines and titles stamped in gilt; 4to, 292x202 mms. The '88 Séries' of Brehm's 'Merveilles'. Adorned with engravings. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        LE CIEL. Notions élémentaires d'astronomie physique.

      Librairie Hachette 1877 - Fort volume in-4 ( 275 X 200 mm ) de ( 4 )-IV-969-( 1 ) pages, cartonnage de percaline rouge richement décoré sur les plats et le dos de motifs astronomiques en noir et or, tranches dorées. ( Présentation de l'éditeur ). 62 planches dont 22 tirées en couleurs et une photoglyptie originale contrecollée, et 361 vignettes dans le texte. Très bel exemplaire dans le rare et spectaculaire cartonnage de percaline de l'éditeur. Condition exceptionnelle. sciences cartonnage astronomie ciel Etoiles Nébuleuses planetes [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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