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        Garfieldís copy of ìReport of Chief Engineer J. W. King, United States Navy, on European Ships of War and Their Armamentîñ chapters on the French, German, British, Italian, Russian and Austrian Navies

      ìReport of Chief Engineer J. W. King, United States Navy, on European Ships of War and Their Armament, Naval Administration and Economy, Marine Constructions and Appliances, Dockyards, etc., etc.î by James W. King. 44th Congress, 2d Session. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1877. 273 pp, 6î x 9î. Numerous charts, drawings, foldouts, and illustrations. Minor flaws. Original cover and spine. Very Good condition. Inscribed on the front free-endpaper ìHon James A Garfield / MC / Hiram Ohio / Compliments of the / Author.î Affixed to the inside cover is a 2.75î x 1.5î label imprinted ìInter Folia Fructus / Library of / JAMES A. GARFIELD / No.î The first Presidential memorial library, completed at the Lawnfield estate in Ohio by the widow of James Garfield four years after his assassination, houses almost 3,000 books that were used and treasured by the 20th president. Books were a scarce commodity to young James, who lost his father before the age of two, and was raised by his mother who struggled to maintain a humble existence. Both James Garfield and his wife Lucretia were voracious readers and amassed a large collection of books. Some twenty years ago, several dozen of his books were de-accessioned. This 1877 copy of Chief Engineer James W. Kingís Report is one of them.

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        ART DECORATION APPLIED TO FURNITURE

      Harper & Brothers New York, NY 1877. First Edition Hardcover Handsome hardbound book in very good to near fine condition. Covers in rich green cloth with bright gilt and black filled highly ornate blindstamped design on front cover and spine. Beveled edges. Coated end papers. All edges are bright gilt. The contents are clean and in good condition except for foxing on title page, frontispiece and tissue guard and wherever there are tissue guards. A slight hint of corner wear. Former owner name on title page in old ink. Book is solidly bound, however the rear end paper has split. Profusely illustrated, most in-text. 237 pages, 2 pages of advertising. Any faults diminished in comparison to the beauty of the book cover and the quality condition of the paper. Protected in see-through, removable acetate jacket. The book has been well cared for. The only faults are a result of the foxing to the end papers with offsetting. This book has very bright gilt The fomer owner name is Scott Henry Perky. There is a Perky by that name who was the only surviving son of Henry Perky, inventor, lawyer, Nebraska Congressman, businessperson and who invented shredded wheat. ; 8vo; 237 pages

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        Whithin the Arctic circle. Experiences of travel through Norway, to the North Cape, Sweden, and lapland. Vol. I-II. 4 mounted photographic plates.

      London 1877. (Richard Bentley & Son). 8vo. XV + 257 + (1) + IX + (1) + 224 s.. Dekorerte originalbind. Nye for-og baksatser i begge bind. Små bruksspor på bindene. Som helhet et pent sett

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        Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting, in answer to a Senate resolution of March 2, 1877, a copy of the final report of the operations of the troops in the Modoc country, by General Alvan Gillem. March 10, 1877.

      18 pp. 8vo. Stitched self wrappers. First edition thus. Howes G175. Graff 1551. Special Session, March 5, 1877. Senate. Ex. Doc. No. 1. "Earliest Account of this disastrous campaign, " Howes. Gillem was Commander of the Modoc Expedition during which unarmed Peace Commissioners sent by Ulysses Grant were murdered by the Modoc leader Captain Jack and his band. Gillem offers both a detailed report on the Campaign as well as a defense of his actions at the Lava Beds tragedy for which he was criticized. Both this, the official government report, and that printed earlier in 1874 at Benicia Barracks, are quite uncommon. OCLC shows only five copies of the 1874 report and five copies of this version: Yale, Univ. Arizona, Univ. Cal, Huntington, and Univ. Alberta. A very good copy with several chips and tears.

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        Le Violin de Faïence.

      Dessins en coleur par Émile Renard et eaux-fortes par J. Adeline. Paris: E. Dentu 1877. VIII + 176 pp. Uncut copy bound with orig. wrappers and topedge gilt in nice contp. halfleather richly dec. with gold on spine and with coloured label

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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, 1877.. First Edition. Half-leather cover on green cloth boards. VG: inVery 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. 292pp, 286pp :: Beautifully illustrated with 47 chromolithographic plates of fruit and flowers, some double page. Additional b/w illustrations, some full page :: 250mm x 160mm (10" x 6") :: Beautifully illustrated. Two volumes bound as one. 1876 edition with 24 plates; 1877 edition with 23 coloured plates

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        Laughable Lyrics: A Fourth Book of Nonsense Poems, Songs, Botany, Music, &c.

      London: Robert John Bush, 1877.. First edition, 8vo, (x, 118) pp. Black and white illustrations. Original gilt and black decorated cloth with bevelled edges, recased with new endpapers and minor loss to the spine ends, spine slightly sunned, some rubbing to extremities.

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        Herbstabend bei Soglio im Bergell mit Scioragruppe.. Orig.-Photographie auf Halbkarton montiert..

      37 x 41 gerahmt, 23 x 29 cm, Schönes Exemplar Vorne vom Photographen von Hand betitelt und signiert («Albert Steiner, St. Moritz»). Albert Steiner (1877 -1965). Seit 1902 selbständiger Portraitphotograph in Genf. Mitarbeiter im Atelier des Berner Malers W. Küpfer in Bern. Ab 1913 Photograph in St. Moritz. Die Portrait- und vor alle die subtilen Landschaftsaufnahmen, die Steiner zum Teil über seinen Postkartenverlag vertrieb, machten in weltbekannt.

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        Die Heilige Schrift Alten und Neuen Testaments, verdeutscht von D. Martin Luther. Mit zweihundert und dreissig Bildern von Gustav Dore. 2 Bände.

      12 Bll. (inkl. 2 Holzschnitten), 774 Spalten; 7 Bll., Sp. 779-1236, 1Blatt; 344 Spalten (= Das Neue Testament). Mit 230 ganzseitigen Holzstichen nach Gustav Dore. Goldgeprägte, stark verzierte Or.-Ganzledereinbände mit rundum Goldschnitt. Folio. Deutsche Prachtausgabe der Dore-Bibel. Schönes, sauberes Exemplar. Kanten normal, ein wenig berieben. (RO)

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        Panorama of San Francisco from California St. Hill

      [San Francisco]: Morse's Gallery, 1877. Folding albumen photographic panorama mounted on eleven panels, (7½ x 87¼ inches overall), backed with cloth, caption title, photographic credit, and publisher's imprint printed on center panel. (Old staining to the panels below the photographic prints). Original gilt cloth binding (some old dampstaining to the lower edge of the covers), cloth chemise, half morocco and cloth slipcase, spine gilt. Perhaps the most famous early view of San Francisco. One of the landmarks of 19th-century American photography, and an iconic image of San Francisco. This remarkable panorama dramatically shows the growth of San Francisco nearly thirty years after the onset of the Gold Rush. In the 1870s, San Francisco audiences were hungry for panoramic displays, and the rest of the country was intrigued by San Francisco, the largest city in the West. Muybridge satisfied all appetites by providing a 360° degree view of the city, creating what Rebecca Solnit calls "an impossible sight, a vision of the city in all directions, a transformation of a circular space into a linear photograph." David Harris calls Muybridge's San Francisco panorama "one of the supreme conceptual and technical achievements in the history of architectural photography." Eadweard Muybridge took the photographs that make up this panorama from a vantage point on the central tower of the unfinished Nob Hill residence of railroad baron Mark Hopkins, then the highest point in the developed portion of the city. The work was done in June or July, 1877, and took some five hours to complete, based on the shifting shadows seen in the image. Muybridge began in the late morning with a view toward the southwest (the tenth plate in the panorama) and proceeded in a clockwise direction, moving his camera away from the sun from one image to the next. Muybridge's view is from some 380 feet above the sea level, and the view reaches some fifty miles into the distance and encompasses a width of fifteen miles. Despite the great scope of the work precise details of the city are visible throughout, and one can clearly see hanging laundry, ships in the harbor, shop signs, and a clock on a tower in the fifth panel reading quarter to two (other copies of the panorama show the clock reading nearly five-thirty). San Francisco spreads throughout the panorama and the dynamism of the city is clearly evident, as many unfinished buildings and roads under construction are also seen. Muybridge's panorama was advertised as being for sale in July 1877, offered for eight dollars rolled or ten dollars accordion-folded and bound, as in the present copy. Buyers could buy the panorama directly from Muybridge, or through Morse's Gallery. Eadweard Muybridge (1830- 1904) was one of the great photographic innovators of the nineteenth century. Born in England, he came to San Francisco in 1855 and built his reputation on photographs of San Francisco, Yosemite, and other western locales. The year after he produced his San Francisco panorama, Muybridge, at the behest of another railroad magnate, Leland Stanford, produced a sequence of photographs of a galloping horse that proved that all four of the animals hooves were off the ground at the same time. Muybridge's work in sequential photography, in which he photographed animals and humans in motion, laid the groundwork for motion pictures. A remarkable view of San Francisco, and a high point in the photographic representation of the West. David Harris, Eadweard Muybridge and the Photographic Panorama of San Francisco, 1850-1880, catalogue item 31, and pp.37-53; Rebecca Solnit, River of Shadows: Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West; Paul A. Falconer, "Muybridge's Window to the Past: A Wet-Plate View of San Francisco," in California History (Summer 1978), pp.130-157.

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        PANORAMA OF SAN FRANCISCO, FROM CALIFORNIA ST. HILL

      [San Francisco]: Morse's Gallery, 1877.. Albumen photographic panorama mounted on eleven panels, the entire panorama measuring a total of 7 1/2 x 87 1/4 inches. Caption title, photographic credit, and publisher's imprint printed on center panel. Backed by cloth and folding into original gilt cloth binding. Cloth boards with some old dampstaining in the lower edge. Old staining on the panels below the photographic prints. The images themselves are quite clean and sharp. Very good condition. In a cloth chemise and half morocco and cloth slipcase, spine gilt. One of the landmarks of 19th-century American photography, and an iconic image of San Francisco. This remarkable panorama dramatically shows the growth of San Francisco nearly thirty years after the onset of the Gold Rush. In the 1870s, San Francisco audiences were hungry for panoramic displays, and the rest of the country was intrigued by San Francisco, the largest city in the West. Muybridge satisfied all appetites by providing a 360° degree view of the city, creating what Rebecca Solnit calls "an impossible sight, a vision of the city in all directions, a transformation of a circular space into a linear photograph." David Harris calls Muybridge's San Francisco panorama "one of the supreme conceptual and technical achievements in the history of architectural photography." Eadweard Muybridge took the photographs that make up this panorama from a vantage point on the central tower of the unfinished Nob Hill residence of railroad baron Mark Hopkins, then the highest point in the developed portion of the city. The work was done in June or July, 1877, and took some five hours to complete, based on the shifting shadows seen in the image. Muybridge began in the late morning with a view toward the southwest (the tenth plate in the panorama) and proceeded in a clockwise direction, moving his camera away from the sun from one image to the next. Muybridge's view is from some 380 feet above the sea level, and the view reaches some fifty miles into the distance and encompasses a width of fifteen miles. Despite the great scope of the work precise details of the city are visible throughout, and one can clearly see hanging laundry, ships in the harbor, shop signs, and a clock on a tower in the fifth panel reading quarter to two (other copies of the panorama show the clock reading nearly five-thirty). San Francisco spreads throughout the panorama and the dynamism of the city is clearly evident, as many unfinished buildings and roads under construction are also seen. Muybridge's panorama was advertised as being for sale in July 1877, offered for eight dollars rolled or ten dollars accordion- folded and bound, as in the present copy. Buyers could buy the panorama directly from Muybridge, or through Morse's Gallery. Eadweard Muybridge (1830-1904) was one of the great photographic innovators of the nineteenth century. Born in England, he came to San Francisco in 1855 and built his reputation on photographs of San Francisco, Yosemite, and other western locales. The year after he produced his San Francisco panorama, Muybridge, at the behest of another railroad magnate, Leland Stanford, produced a sequence of photographs of a galloping horse that proved that all four of the animals hooves were off the ground at the same time. Muybridge's work in sequential photography, in which he photographed animals and humans in motion, laid the groundwork for motion pictures. A remarkable view of San Francisco, and a high point in the photographic representation of the West. David Harris, EADWEARD MUYBRIDGE AND THE PHOTOGRAPHIC PANORAMA OF SAN FRANCISCO, 1850-1880, catalogue item 31, and pp.37-53. Rebecca Solnit, RIVER OF SHADOWS: EADWEARD MUYBRIDGE AND THE TECHNOLOGICAL WILD WEST. Paul A. Falconer, "Muybridge's Window to the Past: A Wet- Plate View of San Francisco," in CALIFORNIA HISTORY (Summer 1978), pp.130-157.

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        Map of the City of Brooklyn, and village of Williamsburgh, showing the size of blocks and width of streets as laid out by the Commissioners, the old Farm lines Water line and all recent changes in streets. Laid out from accurate surveys & documents

      New York: Benj. S.D. Demarest, 1877. Lithographic map, with original colour, in eight sections with linen joints, four sections linen-backed, two backed with marbled paper and two mounted onto the inner covers of a pair of half calf cloth-covered boards, the boards expertly rebacked and cornered, 33 3/8 x 47 3/8 inches, in modern cloth box. A very fine large- scale map of Brooklyn, depicting the city in the middle of the 19th century, with detailed information about the city's early settlers As the map itself makes clear: this is a reissue of a map that was originally published in 1846 by Richard Butt. It was transferred by George A. Buckingham Jr., in February 1877, and photo-lithographed by Robert A. Welcke. The addition of colour not only adds greatly to the attractiveness of the image, it also allows the boundaries of the early land holdings (most marked with the names of their original owners) to be clearly seen despite the presence of the grids of the modern streets. A fascinating historical record of Brooklyn's past. Phillips, Maps of America, p.176

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        TRATTATO GENERALE DI COSTRUZIONI CIVILI. Con cenni speciali intorno alle costruzioni grandiose.

      Vallardi In-4 p., 5 voll. in 4 tomi, mz. pelle coeva (con abras.), dorso a cordoni e tit. oro. L'opera è cosi composta: - Costruzioni in pietra e strutture murali. Quinta ediz. interam. rifatta da H. Lang, pp. XI,346, con 596 incis. su legno nel t. e 105 tavv. litografate f.t., ciasc. con più figg. - Costruzioni in legno. Quarta ediz. completam. rifatta da H. Lang, pp. VIII,292, con 600 inc. su legno nel t. e 124 tavv. litografate f.t., ciasc. con più figg. - Costruzioni metalliche (in ferro). Quarta ediz. completam. rifatta da H. Lang, pp. VIII,181, con 180 inc. su legno nel t. e 108 tavv. f.t. (di cui 35 doppie), ciasc. con più figg. - Costruzioni diverse (riscaldamento, ventilazione, gaz, acqua - appendice sulla luce elettrica - apparecchi avvisatori elettrici, telefonici, ad aria compressa - fondazioni, condotta dei lavori). Seconda edizione interamente rifatta da A. Scholtz, pp. X,459, con 500 inc. su legno nel t. e 74 (3 sono ?bis?) tavv. litografate f.t., ciasc. con più figg. Unito a: Distribuzione generale degli edifici in conformità allo scopo. Per l?arch. T. Vespasiano, pp. (8),65, con 49 inc. su legno nel t. e 110 tavv. litografate f.t. Con lievi fioriture, peraltro ben conservato (slightly foxed, otherwise good condition). .

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        Arctic Expeditions from British and Foreign Shores from the Earliest Times to The Expedition of 1875-76.

      Edinburgh: Thomas C. Jack 1877.. 31 by 24 cms. xiv+824 pp. with numerous coloured illustrations, maps and other engravings. 26 full page tissue guarded plates. a.e.g. Heavy black bevelled boards, with blind stamped and gilt decoration, with a little minor damage, repaired, and faded gilt. The spine has been professionally replaced in black cloth with gilt title. Internally very tight, bright and clean. A very heavy item, extra postage will be required. In 15 parts. Part 5 covers Parry and Franklin 1821-27, Part 6, Parry and Ross 1827-33, Part 7, Franklin's last and fatal Expedition, Dr. John Rae's first expedition. Part 8, The Franklin Search, Part 9, On Franklin's Track, Part 10, Discovery of a North West Passage, Part 11, Expedition under Sir Edward Belcher, Part 12, The Fate of Franklin, Part 13, Arctic Expeditions from Foreign Shores, Part 14, Recent European Expeditions, Part 15, The Great English Expedition of 1875-76. Earlier parts cover most earlier explorations. Very comprehensive with good plates.

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        PROVERBS WITH PICTURES

      1877. 2. BENNETT,CHARLES. PROVERBS WITH PICTURES. Lond: Wm. Tegg 1877. 4to, cloth backed pictorial boards, 48p., foxing else VG. 1st published in 1859. Printed on rectos only, each of the 48 plates features common proverbs accompanied by clever and enormously witty engravings by Bennett.

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        ON A PINCUSHION And other Fairy Tales. With Illustrations by William De Morgan.

      Hardcover. No dust-wrapper. [6], 228 pages. Illustrated throughout by William De Morgan the author's brother. Sometime rebound in half calf gilt over marbled boards. Octavo. First edition. Inscribed on half-title: 'For Miss Flower with best love from William & Mary De Morgan.' Some minor soiling here & there throughout; the outer edge of the half-title is water-stained and there is some other water-staining toward the end of the book; however, this remains a good plus copy of a scarce book, rarely found inscribed.

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        Danish Greenland Its People and Its Products. Edited by Robert Brown.

      London, Henry S. King & Co 1877. XVII + 468 pp. 1 folding map. 16 engraved plates. Orig. decorated red cloth. Gilt vignettes to spine and front panel. Map browned with tear. Ocassional browning (not affecting the plates), otherwise a nice copy.. *First English edition. Arctic Bibl. 14590

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        Fruits of Philosophy an Essay on the Population Question

      Freethought Publishing Company, London, 1877. 3/4 Leather. Very Good. 3/4 leather over marbled boards bound over original wraps, light wear with a bit of chipping and rubbing to leather at edges and hinges.. Landmark 1877 publication of Knowlton's ca. 1830 work on birth control. This was the edition that Besant and Bradlaugh published to provoke a lawsuit - which it did. The suit led to immense publicity and, eventually, to widespread publication and discussion of birth control policies both in the UK and in the U.S. A central and founding document of both women's rights and birth control. Despite being published in large quantities after the trial, this and later editions of the Besant-Bradlaugh editon are decidedly scarce. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Women & Feminism; Antiquarian & Rare; Inventory No: 033573. .

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        Le Chien D'or. The Golden Dog. A Legend of Quebec

      New York: Lovell, Adam, Wesson printed by Lake Champlain Press, 1877. 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good. THIS 1877 1ST US EDITION VARIANT A BINDING COPY IS QUITE RARE. 8vo, 19cm x 13cm. (7 5/8" x 5 1/4"), vi, 678pp., [8]ads, Dark blue cloth, original brown endpapers. Gilt lettering and decoration. Original dark brown end papers with previous owners name barely visible. Extremities rubbed and beginning to fray, much more so to head and heel; old bookseller very small sticker to front paste-down. Else, interior clean and bright; sound. Very good/No dust jacket. This scarce, first printing of this classic of 19th century Canadian literature, an historical novel of Quebec. Possibly the most important novel in nineteenth century English-Canadian literature. Variant A binding with ads: First text setting, Blue cover with black and gold; 8p of advertisements., The Golden Dog was issued in February 1877. Unfortunately, Kirby received little financial benefit from his masterpiece. Because the original publishers failed to copyright the novel, its author neither received royalties nor kept control of the text. "The novel's action takes place just before the fall of New France, when the supporters of the popular Chien d'Or trading house, headed by the bourgeois Philibert, struggle against the decadent and corrupt Grand Company of the Intendant BIGOT. Two ill-fated romances are interwoven: that of Amélie de Repentigny with Philibert's son, Pierre; and that of Le Gardeur (Amélie's brother) with the self-seeking Angélique des Meloises, who eventually persuades him to kill Philibert. This action precipitates the collapse of the colony. The novel mixes Gothic and historical romance with Québecois history and legend; it also provides insight into 19th-century English Canadian perceptions of French Canada's past." from the Canadian Encyclopedia

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        L'italie illustree de 450 gravures sur bois. paris, hachette, 1877.

      cm. 37, pp. viii, 743. Con 450 incisioni nel testo molte delle quali a piena pagina. Splendida legatura editoriale in mezza pelle e percallina verde interamente decorata. Tagli dorati. Ottimo stato di conservazione. Si tratta di uno dei più celebri volumi illustrati francesi sull'Italia. Particolarmente interessante per l'iconografia che offre una gran quantità di vedute di tutte le città italiane. Cfr. Cremonini 194.

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        Autograph Letter, signed ("Henry W. Longfellow"), containing a stanza from his "Haunted Houses"

      Cambridge august 10 1877 Cambridge, august 10, 1877. 8vo. 1 p. pen and ink on paper. Lightly creased, faint soiling. Very good in custom brown morocco-backed folding box . "Dear Sir, The lines you quote in German are from a poem entitled 'Haunted Houses.' In the original they are as follows: Our little lives are held in equipoise By opposite attractions and desires; The struggle of the instinct that enjoys, And the more noble instinct that aspires"

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        Memorials of the Earl of Stirling and of the House of Alexander (2 Vol set)

      : William Paterson & Co, 1877. Red cloth covered boards, black decoration, gilt title on front & spine. Wear to edges, moderate light threading, tearing of fabric along gutters, Gift inscriptions (vol.1) on FFEP & title pages.(vol 2) title page only, but owner's name on first free page, spotty foxing. CDV photo of Miss Bettie Alexander of Virginia, daughter of individuals mentioned on page 80 , vol. 2 laid-in.. No Edition Stated. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket.

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        A History of the Scottish Highlands Highland Clans and Highland Regiments

      Edinburgh & London: A Fullarton & Co, 1877 A History of the Scottish Highlands Highland Clans and Highland Regiments with an Account of the Gaelic Language, Literature and Music + an Essay on Highland Scenery (2 Volumes-as issued). Refurbished by Paul Delrue with new blue cloth covers retaining the original gilt title on their red and green leather labels. Rounding and backing and new end papers. Volume 1, (xxxvi), 776 pp. Articles on the Scenery of the Highlands by Professor Wilson. The followed by Part First - General History of the Highland with chapters on BC 55 to AD 446. AD446-843. AD843-1107. AD1107-1411. AD1424-1512 and continues in the same vein until 1748-to Present time. Has illustrations of Prince Charles Edward Stuart. William Duke of Cumberland and many more. There are also 16 colored Tartans all in VIVID color as well as numerous woodcuts in the letter press. Volume 2, (vi), 818 pp, and is broken down into Part First continued-General History of the Highland with articles on the Social Condition of the Highlands. State of the Highlands subsequent to 1745. Progress of Highlands during the present century. Gaelic Literature, Language and Music. Followed by Part the Second-History of the Highland Clans. Followed by Part the Third-History of the Highland Regiments. Again with a long list of Illustrations including 15 very well colored tartans, both volumes with their text block edges marbled. (additional postage fees) (Allibone, COPAC and for a full bio see ODNB)

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        Atlas Migeon: a two-volume atlas of the World and of France & its colonies. Volume I Geographie Universelle; Volume II France.

      Paris: Migeon, 1877... Atlas Migeon: a two-volume atlas of the World and of France & its colonies. Volume I Geographie Universelle; Volume II France, published by Migeon Paris 1877. In stiff marbled boards with faux leather spines and corners (a later binding; both volumes are identically bound). Volume I: 36 double -page maps by Debuissons and Chartier size 47 by 31 cm., each in full colour and most with one or more fascinating vignettes of local scenes, produce and peoples. No text to reverse but each map is accompanied by two pages of text with information on history, geography, peoples, industry and agriculture, population etc. Volume II contains 105 maps by Vuillemin, some double-page, comprising maps of the departments of France each with several vignettes of local scenes and famous inhabitants, plus a series of maps of the French overseas possessions and two of Paris. The maps of the colonies include splendid double-page maps of Algeria, Constantine and Oran. Some of the map titles and pages of text in Vol. I have been cropped at the top outside the borders of the map but otherwise both are in Good to VG condition. Images available.

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        Novels

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1877. Six volumes - Volume One - 'Alton Locke, Tailor and Poet', cxvii, [1], 437pp, [1]; Volume Two - 'Yeast: A Problem', xx, 324pp; Volume Three - 'Westward Ho!', viii, 519pp, [1]; Volume Four - 'Two Years Ago', xvii, 18-495pp, [1]; Volume Five - 'Hypatia; Or, New Foes With an Old Face', xix, [1], 389pp, [1] and Volume Six - 'Hereward the Wake', viii, 518pp. Uniform half calf and cloth, raised bands, spines in six panels, morocco title label to second panel, contrasting morocco author label to fourth, remaining panels have gilt central roundel with flowers emanating and flowery stem cornerpieces within a double fillet border, all edges marbled with marbled endpapers. Spines very slightly faded, gilt to spines slightly rubbed, rubbed to extremities with a few small bumps and scrapes, corners rubbed. Internally some very light foxing, mainly to endpapers, the text is quite bright and clean. Reprint. Half Calf and Cloth. Good+. 8vo.

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        Prodrome de la flore du plateau central de la France comprenant l'Auvergne, le Velay, la Lozère, les Cévennes, une partie du Bourbonnais et du Vivarais

      Paris: Masson, 1877. relié. 14x22,5cm. Edition originale. Reliure en demi chagrin vert sapin, dos à quatre nerfs orné de filets à froid et de dentelles dorée en tête et en pied, page de garde de papier à la cuve, reliure de l'époque. Envoi autographe de l'auteur sur la page de faux-titre. Rare. - Masson, Paris _1877, 14x22,5cm, relié. - relié

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        [Bound volume containing 22 mounted leaves of Islamic Illuminations and Miniatures]

      [N.p., Turkey or Persia, n.d.,19th century]. (ISLAMIC MINIATURES) 4to. Polychrome gouache gilt on paper, trimmed and laid down. Some rubbing to miniatures, occasional areas of loss. Late nineteenth century red leather leporello album, borders ruled in blind. Some flaws at folds of leaves. Bookplate of Lewis Einstein . Provenance: from the estate of Lewis Einstein (1877-1967), American diplomat and historian, whose posts included a long residence in Ottoman Turkey at the turn of the twentieth century. Beautiful selection of leaves from an illuminated manuscript book of Persian verse. The illuminations are in a provincial Shirazi style with some later retouching) and the calligraphy is accomplished and graceful. Two leaves are the heavily gilt opening panels of a selections from Hafiz, with two additional leaves of gilt text illumination. The other leaves comprise a variety of scenes, including: a seated horseman with a hawk at his arm, surrounded by attendants, with wild beasts in the background; a reclining man smoking a water-pipe; domestic and garden scenes of pleasure; a group of pious men gathered at the mihrab or prayer alcove

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        Illustrations of the Logic of Science-series (3-6): The Doctrine of Chances (+) The Probability of Induction (+) The Order of Nature (+) Deduction, Induction and Hypothesis.

      New York, D. Appleton and Company, 1877-78. 8vo. The entire volumes 12 and 13 of "Popular Science Monthly". 2 uniform contemporary black half cloth bindings with gilt lettered title to spine. Library stamp to title-pages. (2), 642-778, (4), 128, (3), 642-777, (4), 386-640 pp; (5), 642-777, (3), 512 pp. Minor wear to extremities, internally fine and clean.. First edition of four influential Peirce-papers, all part of the series "Illustrations of the Logic of Science" published in Popular Science Monthly. The intention of the series was to "describe the method of scientific investigation," and it contains what Peirce would later describe as "the earliest formulation of a method of logical analysis that [I] had had the habit of alluding to as [my] pragmatism". In "The Doctrine of Chances" Peirce's argument is that continuity provides a powerful engine for logic, and he states that: "To be logical men must not be selfish", for "logic requires the identification of one's interests with those of an unlimited community". (p. 611)."In Part IV of the third of Peirce's six papers in Popular Science Monthly, entitled "The Doctrine of Chances," Peirce even argued that simply being logical presupposes the ethics of self-sacrifice: "He who would not sacrifice his own soul to save the whole world, is, as it seems to me, illogical in all his inferences, collectively." To social Darwinism, and to the related sort of thinking that constituted for Herbert Spencer and others a supposed justification for the more rapacious practices of unbridled capitalism, Peirce referred in disgust as "The Gospel of Greed"." (SEP).In "The Probability of Induction" he compares the conceptualistic view with the materialistic view and differentiates chances from probability. In "The Order of Nature" he argues against John Stewart Mill's view that the consistency of nature is the only guarantee that induction should be explained by the doctrines of probabilities. "Deduction, Induction and Hypothesis" deals with one of Peirce's seminal topics: Abductive reasoning. It is Peirce who proves that there is an "inconsistency" of the induction and that it thus does not hold in all cases - leading him to introduce the notion of abductive conclusion. Before Peirce, it was a generally accepted notion that only inductive conclusions allow for the generation of a hypothesis.Peirce is widely regarded as being one of Americas´s most influential philosophers. He also set footprints outside the world of pure logic as Italian author and Professor Umberto Eco is said to have based his famous novel The Name of The Rose partly on the logic and semiotics developed by Peirce.Other papers of interest contained in the two volumes:1. Huxley, T. H. On Elementary Instruction in Physiology, Vol. 8. Pp.668-672.2. Tyndall, John. Spontaneous Generation I, Vol. 8. Pp. 476-490.3. Huxley, T. H. Technical Education, Vol. 8. Pp. 570-580.4. Tyndal, John. Spontaneous Generation II, Vol. 9. 591-604.5. Tyndal, John. Recent Experiments of Fog-Signals, Vol. 9. Pp. 275-288.And many other

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        WAVERLEY NOVELS

      Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1877. 48 vols. Numerous b/w illustrations. Various pp. Hardcover. 12mo. Dark blue 1/2 leather over marbled paper-covered boards. Top edge gilt. Head, heels and corners lightly worn; some fading to a few spines; endpapers marbled to match boards. Still, a handsome set. Very good/No jacket issued. (Multiple volumes - extra shipping charges apply) (Insurance required to ship this item).

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        History of St. Joseph County, Michigan, with illustrations descriptive of its scenery, Palatial Residences, Public Buildings, Fine Blocks, and Important Manufactories, WITH Framed map of Centerville in original Arts and Crafts style wood frame

      Philadelphia: L. H. Everts and Co.. 1877. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. This lot includes the 1877 atlas of St. Joseph's County, Michigan, as well as a framed map of the county seat, Centerville. The book: 1877, First Edition. 232 pp. Hardcover, 1/4 leather with brown boards, gilt title, aeg, original marbled endpapers. Folio (12 x 14 inches). Light scratching to covers and cloth worn at corners and along the edges; the spine leather is lightly scuffed, with mild wear to the ends. Sound binding. Clean and unmarked contents. Illustrated throughout with lithos of the famous residents, homesteads and buildings of the county. --- The map: measures 30 x 24.5 inches, framed in a wooden Arts and Crafts style frame, hanging wire. The map is backed, and has some small holes and areas of light wear; there is a faint, even browning to the whole map. The map shows the lots in the two main areas of town, Michigan Square and Public Square, as well as the Prairie River and its dam. The wooden frame is in excellent condition. Due to the size and fragility of the map, these items will require extra postage. Please inquire first if you have any questions.

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        Faust:

      London - Frederick Bruckmann, 1877 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A large beautifully illustrated and embellished edition of Goethe's tragic play. With fourteen full page plates and numerous illustrations and embellishments throughout. Translated by Theodore Martin andillustrated byAugust Von Kreling. First edition thus. With a dedication to front in the form of a poem and Prelude at the Theatre also in verse. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Faust is a tragicplay in two parts. Although rarely staged in its entirety, it is the play with the largest audience numbers on German-language stages. Faust is Goethe's most famous work and considered by many to be one of the greatest works of German literature. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832) was a German writer, artist, and politician. His body of work includes epicand lyric poetry written in a variety of metres and styles, prose and verse dramas, memoirs, an autobiography, literary and aesthetic criticism, treatises on botany, anatomy, and colour, and four novels. In addition, numerous literary and scientific fragments, and over 10,000 letters written by him are extant, as are nearly 3,000 drawings. Sir Theodore Martin KCBKCVO (1816 - 1909) was a Scottish poet, biographer, and translator. August von Kreling (1819 -1876) was a German sculptor born in Osnabrck. He studied with Cornelius and in 1853, became director of the Academy of Fine Arts Nuremberg. Condition: In a decorative morocco binding with metal embellished corner protectors and metal title and cameos to front board, with decorative cloth endpapers. Externally, sound but with some wear to extremities and with rubbing and marks mostly to rear board. Joints starting and backstrip lifting to tail of spine. Internally, generally firmly bound with one plate detached (all are present). Bright but with occasional handling marks and slight ink marks to text block edge. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        A NEW BIBLIA PAUPERUM; BEING THIRTY-EIGHT WOODCUTS ILLUSTRATING THE LIFE, PARABLES AND MIRACLES OF OUR BLESSED LORD AND SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST

      Unwin Brothers. Good+;. 1877. Hardcover. 4to. Original faux vellum worn at edges and spine ends, soiled, lacking clasps but hinges present and securely attached. Interior very good. Untrimmed fore edge. Complete with 38 woodcuts. #29 of 257 .

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        Michael Strogoff, The Courier of the Czar

      New York: Scribner, Armstrong, 1877. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. FIRST AMERICAN HARDBOUND EDITION (JANUARY 1877) Original publisher's darkened red gilt-decorated pictorial cloth, rebacked with beveled boards and new end-papers. xi, [3 blank], [1] - p.377pp., [4pp., two full page maps, Courier of the Car, (map 1 and map 2)], [6pp. ads with one dated July 1876]. With Ninety Full-Page Illustrations. Also included in this volume is his short work,"The Mutineers,A Romance of Mexico." Some pages lightly soiled and small 1" triangular faint old water stain on bottom centre on last half of book not affecting any text., Translated by W.H. G. Kingston. Revised by Julius Chambers.

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        Laughable Lyrics : a Fourth Book of Nonsense Poems ,Songs,Botany,Music, &c

      32 Charing Cross , S.W. London: Robert John Bush, 1877.. Illustrated by Edward Lear. This is the FIRST EDITION. Blue Embossed Boards. VERY GOOD ( AVERAGE)/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Large Signed by A Previous Owner(in Pencil ) HARDBACK Some staining to the boards. Lovely copy of the fourth of Edward Lear's wonderful nonsense poems ( my favourite the youghy - boughy -bo ) in original binding that has recently benefited from the attentions of a superb restoration adding strength to the original spine and ensuring that it can be read for years to come without falling apart (a common fault with the publishers glue) further details on request .

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        History of the Scottish Highlands - Highland Clans and Highland Regiments with an Account of the Gaelic Language, Literature, and Music by Rev Thomas Maclauchlan and an Essay on Highland Scenery by Professor John Wilson Volumes I & II

      A Fullarton & Co., Edinburgh and London, 1877. Very good green cloth boards, original half black leather binding, banded spine with gilt decoration to banding, gilt ornament in panels, gilt titles, generally in a superb condition, minor edge , attractive feathered endpapers, all edge marbled but slightly faded, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated with a series of portraits, views, maps, etc, engraved on steel, clan tartans and upwards of two hundred woodcuts, including armorial bearings. Volume I, slight mark across front endpaper, engraved black and white engraving of Prince Charles Edward Stuart as frotispiece, title page with engravings, xxvi, 776 pages. Volume II Double page map showing the Districts of the Highland Clans of Scotland, vi, 818 pages. Fabulous coloured pictures of highland tartans set in a gold line frame. These books are the definitive history of the Scottish Highlands. An absolute treasure for all Scots wherever they may be. A set that is rarely found in such a beautiful condition. An incredible present for someone of Scottish decent or the perfect item to adorn any proudly Scottish section of fine library shelves!

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        Uplands Herregårdar med beskrifande text af Carl Arvid Klingspor och Arvid Schlegel. Teckningar och litografi af A. Nay.

      Stockholm. F. & G. Beijers Förlag. Central-Tryckeriet. [1877 ] - 1881. Folio. 25 x 37 cm. Title + (2 pp. contents) + pp. 5-38 + 278 text leaves in double columns + 1 folding table + 60 colour printed lithographs. The final text leaf to the estate "Bogesund" is missing. Contemporary red half calf. Green boards. Gilt title and decorations at the spine. Ex Libris at the front paste down. Crudely rebacked. Miscolouring of parts of the spine from the glue used for the rebacking. Repaired crack at the spine. Original spine preserved. Bumped corners. Some wear and a few stains to the binding. Front inner joint cracked. A couple of text pages with a stain to the margin. One text leaf partly loose. Some guard papers with creases and tears, a couple with losses. New guard paper to one plate. Clean interior. No foxing. All the plates in very nice condition.. The book depicts charming country estates in the district of Uppland just north of Stockholm. Each view is accompanied by a text description on the history, land holdings, production etc. Uppland has always been one of the richest districts in Sweden, and subsequently has many fine estates. The lithographs were executed by Alexander Nay, some after his own drawings. He was a productive and skilled artist who lithographed many important plate books in Sweden and Denmark. A few examples are "Sverige Framstäldt i Taflor" 1856, "Herregårdar uti Södermanland" 1869 and "Upsala", two editions 1870 and 1877. The text by Carl Arvid Klingspor and Bernhard Schlegel

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        Skandinaviens Fugle, med saerligt Hensyn til Danmark og de nordlige Bilande.

      Anden, fulstaendigt omarbeidede Udgave ved Jonas Collin. Kjöbenhavn,Fr. Wöldikes Forlag 1877. 8:o. Kjöbenhavn, L. A. Jörgensens Forlag 1879. Folio. (11),VIII-LI,(3),838,(2) s.; (2) s. + 106 handkolorerade planscher. Textband: Samtida halvskinnband, rygg med fyra markerade bind och gulddekor. Nötta yttre falsar. Planschband: Samtida halvskinnband med sex markerade bind och rik gulddekor. Titel och dekor i guld på främre pärm. Marmorerade snitt. Lagad vid ryggens huvud och i främre yttre fals vid fot. Mycket liten bit borta vid ryggens huvud och bit borta vid ryggens fot. Några planscher hårt skurna i yttre kant med någon textförlust av planschnummer. Texten något lagerfläckad. En del planscher något lagerfläckad, 16 planscher lagerfläckade. Från Gunnar Brusewitz bibliotek med hans exlibris i textdelen och hans namnteckning på första blanka blad i planschdelen. Ex libris Karen Neckelmann på främre pärms spegel och namnteckning Hother Neckelmann de 11 April 1894 på titelbladet i planschdelen. Textdel 20 x 14 cm. Planschdel 38 x 25 cm.. Planscher:I-LV. Plansch XXII, XXVI, XXVIII, XXIII, XL och LI med a och b. 1:e supplement 35 planscher. 2:det supplement 8 planscher. 2 onumrerade planscher. Ny Tavle III

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        Das Grossherzogthum Hessen in Vergangenheit und Gegenwart. Mit 46 Illustrationen in Holzschnitt und Stahlstich.

      Frontispiz, X, 552 S. Sehr schöner, dekorativer Halbledereinband auf 5 echten Bünden, marmorierten Buchdeckeln und vier Lederecken. Kl.4to. EA. Selten. Mit schönen Stahlstichansichten von Darmstadt, Heppenheim, Lich, Lorsch, Mainz, Michelstadt, Offenbach, Worms u.a. sowie Ansichten und Porträts in Holzstich. Der schöne private Einband und die Einbandgestaltung lassen fast vergessen, daß die ersten Seiten stockfleckig, 6 Seiten sauber an den Kanten unterlegt sind und das Buch bis ca. Seite 20 fingerfleckig ist. Sonst sauber und für das Alter sehr gut.

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        History of the American Fauna and a General Natural History of the World. [3 VOLUME-SET]

      Virtue & Yorston New York Virtue & Yorston 1877 First edition fair Quarto. 3 vols. (complete). VI + 446 + 405 + CCXCpp. Original red buckram with title vignettes laid on spines. Colored frontispiece in each volume. Numerous steel engraved plates, some being colored. Hundreds of b/w illustrations in text. Popular account of the structure, habits, and classification of the various departments of the animal kingdom, quadrupeds, birds, reptiles, fishes, shells, and insects, including the insects destructive to agriculture. Bindings rubbed and soiled. Corners bumped and worn. Spines edges and title labels chipped and worn. Hinges starting. Small closed tears and chipping on edges of few pages. Sections of pages detached from book block on volume I and II, but present. Text in English. Overall, binding in poor, interior in good condition

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