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        Ancient Society; or, Researches In the Lines of Human Progress From Savagery, Through Barbarism to Civilization

      New York: Henry Holt & Company, 1877. First Edition. Cloth. Good +. SIGNED by the Author & 13 of his colleagues. 8vo (9 3/4" x 7 3/4" x 1.8"; 2 pounds, 6.2 ounces), brown cloth with gilt-stamping, xvi + 560 pages. The most important work of the outstanding American anthropologist of his time: "The Father of American Anthropoogy." His theories of social evolution have had a profound influence upon subsequent anthropology and history. Morgan knew and favorably impressed Charles Darwin; was a significant influence on Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels; and was cited favorably by Sigmund Freud. Born near Aurora, New York, Lewis Henry Morgan originally trained as a lawyer and practiced for 18 years in Rochester, often dealing with railroads. The expansion by these railroads through Upstate New York caused massive expropriations of native American lands and dislocations of native residents. As a result, beginning in the 1840's, Morgan became absorbed with Native Americans and their rights. Such concerns led him to make exhaustive studies of the Iroquois. (See his major ethnographic study: The League of the Ho-dé-no-sau-nee, or Iroquois, 1851). He also formed a social club of men interested in Iroquois affairs. (One suspects that some of the other signatories to this unique volume may have been early members of Morgan's fraternity, but more research in the archives of Rochester and related libraries is necessary.) Morgan continuously championed the welfare of tribes within the League of the Iroquois whose lands were being expropriated. Further encroachments then caused him to study another of their endangered tribal League, the Seneca. In particular, Morgan researched their kinship patterns and nomenclature. So profound was his knowledge, plus so successful were his efforts to protect their ancient tribal rights, that the Seneca tribe adopted him as one of their Sachems or wisemen. Morgan further pursued the kinship relationships of Amerindians into similar Asiatic forms. He concluded that Amerindians had originated in Asia. (See, Systems of Consanguinity and Affinity of the Human Family, 1871, which inaugurated the study of kinship systems as a fundamental organizing principal of preindustrial societies.) His influential studies led to his development of the theory of cultural evolution--in support and convergence with the work of Charles Darwin. (Darwin was also impressed by Morgan's study of the greatly endangered beaver, which confirmed the British scientist's analysis of the continuities between animals and humans.) From the beginning of the Civil War, Lewis Morgan served with distinction in the New York State Assembly (1861-68); followed by two years in the NY State Senate. One notes that among the co-signatories of this volume the presence of several former physicians who also served for the Union during the Civil War. Lewis Hery Morgan (1818-1881) is regarded as a--if not THE--principal founder of the modern schoool of ethnology, kinship studies, and scientific anthropology. (See also a recent edition of Morgan's work with an Introduction by anthropologist, Robin Fox.) In Ancient Society, the author elaborated a social evolutionary scheme which identified three main stages of human history: savagery, barbarism, and civilization. Each stage reflects a close correlation between technology, economic, and cultural achievements. His theory thus became a key foundation for Social Darwinism, though it should hardly be thus delimited. Through his comparisons of human institutions and discoveries, Morgan became convinced of mankind's unity of origin and of the similarity of human needs, aspirations, and accomplishments at comparable stages of development. He also did important work on monogenesis and the evolution of the human family. According to the author, the human race is "one is source, one in experience and one in progress." Morgan's work was enthusiastically endorsed and used by Mark and Engels--subsequently by Gordon S. Childs and Robin Fox--as supporting a evolutionary, social, and materialist interpretation of history. Howes M-803. Previous flourishing ink ownership marks of "Mr. N. [or possibly "H"] Peck / Rochester, N.Y. / Dec. 4, 1879." The Pecks were a well established and prominent family in Rochester. (One suspects, for example, that the 20th century actor, Gregory Peck, may have had distant connections to this owner.) Cloth is slightly faded with minor rubbing to extremities (most noticeably a bit of fraying to the upper and lower spine caps). The hefty volume is slightly shaken and the front endpapers and title page are somewhat loose. Internal joints have splits at pastedowns revealing the webbing but Not evidently affecting the sewing, so that the hinges are very good. Internally, very slight age toning to the otherwise clean, unspoiled pages. In what follows, I bracket what information I deem most probable for briefly identifying the notable individuals--all from Rochester--who signed with highly legible signatures beneath L[ewis] H[enry] Morgan on the free front endpaper opposite the title page of this first edition of Ancient Society: "L.H. Morgan" [Dr.] "E.M. Moore" [physician and father of Samuel P. Moore below] Robert Matthews [hardware merchant, b. ca.1843, Ireland, m. Elizabeth G., no children.] [Dr.] "Charles E.[verts] Rider" [born 26 May 1839 in New Haven, VT; attended Oberlin & Middlebury Colleges, the Univesity at Giessen, Ecole de Médicine, Paris, MD University of Vermont,1863; physician and surgeon. Professor of Pphtalamic and Diseases of the Ear, 1872-80. Pioneering expert of the Rochester Microscopical Society, one of the largest scientific organizations of its kind. The Microscopical Society was later folded into the Rochester Academy of Science in 1881. His son "Wheelock" also signed this important volume.] Porter Farley [very active in antislavery efforts and the Underground Railroad; then during the Civil War, a former Union Captain and hero of Little Round Top at Gettysburg; married to Susan; see: An Unvarnished Tale: The Public and Private Civilian Writings of Porter Farley, 140th NYVI] [Dr.] "M. L. Mallory" [later Chairman of the Committee on the American Microscopical Society] "J. H. Hopkins" [John H. Hopkins, b. 1843, married Martha P., daughter Esther A.Quaker lawyer] "J. H. Boucher" [Described as a "jobber" of the Rochester firm Mathews [var. "Mathers"] and Boucher. From one of his essays, Boucher appears also to have been a progressive economist profoundly interested in balancing the fruits of production, distribution, labor, and capital for "the Universal Prosperity of All Citizens of this Country." Possibly associated with Harvard University in 1888.] "F. P. Smith" [engineer and member of the American Society of Municipal Engineers] [Dr.] "S. P. Moore" [Samuel Prescott Moore, b. 3 Jan., 1854, physician son of Dr. E. M. Moore {above}] [Dr.] "Wheelock Rider" [born 1 June, 1863, in Vermont; son of Dr. Charles Edward--listed above--& Delia W. Doctor Wheelock, a smoker, died in 1927.] [Dr.] "Oscar Craig" [a physician, who with his wife, became very concerned about the welfare of epileptics, which caused him--or them both--to found Craig Colony for their care.] "William B. Lee" [attorney and member of the BAR] [Dr.] "Richard Curran" [born 1838 in Lenox, New York; a former Union military surgeon; married to Almira J. Craine; son. Arthur, b.1864; became a druggist at Curran & Goler after the Civil War and sold surgical instruments; very active in municipal afffairs.] Overall, an extremely remarkable SIGNED & ASSOCIATION copy by this major American scientist.

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        Country of Balochistan

      1877. First Edition . (PAKISTAN) HUGHES, A.W. The Country of Balochistan, Its Geography, Topography, Ethnology, and History. London: George Bell & Sons, 1877. Small octavo, modern three-quarter crimson morocco gilt, raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers. $2500.First edition of this scarce survey of Balochistan (today the largest of Pakistan’s five provinces), this copy made unique with the tipped-in insertion of two pages of autograph notes handwritten by the author on the geology of eastern Balochistan. Illustrated with seven mounted Woodbury-type photographic plates and a large folding lithographed map, hand-colored in outline, handsomely bound.Hughes’ valuable work covers the history, geography and ethnography of the region, based on a wide range of official and largely unpublished sources. The fine photographic plates include portraits of Balochi rulers and views of the country. Appendices include a vocabulary of local dialects and detailed descriptions of road routes. The inserted autograph notes, handwritten by Hughes, contain additional detailed information on the geology of eastern Balochistan, in particular the Khithar mountain range, based on information gathered by W.T. Blanford, a member of the Geological Survey of India, during 1876-77. Blanford, who joined the Survey in 1855, was a deputy Superintendent, and worked in a number of locations in India, including Orissa, the Rajmahal Hills, Raneegunge and Malwa and the Central Provinces. See Markham, A Memoir on the Indian Surveys (1871), 302-03. A few closed tears along map folds only. A handsomely bound copy in fine condition. Scarce.

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        HISTORICAL ATLAS MAP OF SONOMA COUNTY CALIFORNIA: Compiled, Drawn and Published from Personal Examinations and Actual Surveys

      Oakland Thos. H. Thompson & Co. 1877 Original maroon sheep and dark brown cloth stamped in gilt and blind, folio (18 x 15 inches), 102 pp. Profusely illustrated with 15 double-page colored maps, 2 single-page colored maps; 10 full-page, 50 half-page, and 55 smaller lithographed views. 5 lithographed portraits of some of Sonoma County's original settlers: Mariano G. Vallejo; Franklin Bedwell; Harmon Heald; Cyrus Alexander; Jacob Snyder. Wear to spine ends (about 1/2" at bottom of spine lost), mild wear to corners, endpapers mildly soiled, else a near fine copy, very clean internally and overall remarkably well-preserved. Very good

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      R. E. Churchill. G/No Dustjacket. 1877. Leather. R. E. Churchill, Photographer and publisher. Albany, NY. 4to full restored black leather with gilt embossing. This copy for James F. Starbuck, a Senator from Jefferson County. Each photograph is signed. The first is Samuel J. Tilden, the 25th. Governor of New York. .

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        Beeton's Christmas Annual (Thirteenth - Seventeenth Seasons)

      Ward, Lock, and Tyler, 1877. First Edition. Leather Bound. Very Good. London: Ward, Lock, and Tyler, [1872]-1877. First edition. Leather bound. Sections independently paginated. Very good. Light edge wear with the board corners bumped, showing. Rebacked with new quarter leather with the original spine laid down. A few small stains and light foxing within the text. Bound in three-quarter leather with marbled paper boards and text-block edges. Beeton's Christmas Annual seasons 13-17 bound together with some related works. These satirical works were highly critical of the English royalty, nobility, and upper crust citizens.

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        COOKERY] Manuscript recipe book Durham Country House

      1877 - 159 pages. 15.5 x 10 cm. Author's inscription on free end paper: Louisa A. Headlain - Feb. 5th - 1877. An unusual manuscript giving a bird's eye view of country life in the late 1800's. Wide range of hand written recipes; all by the same author on lined paper with acknowledgment to original authors included. Containing recipes for Pommes au Beurre, Falkland Pudding, Curried Potatoes, Claret Jelly, Brazilian Stew, Raspberry Acid, and two Risotto recipes, (plus many more); the author seems to be well traveled and educated. Laid/pasted in, Temples Black Salve; with "Sarsfield Pharmaceutical - Chemist Durham" stamp on verso. Two contemporary penciled in names, most likely family member associations, and penciled in page numbers. 55 pages written, 104 blank. First page unattached. Orig. stamped green wraps. Good [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        ORIGEN DE LAS ESPECIES por medio de la Seleccion Natural ó Conservacion de las Razas en su Lucha por la Existencia, por. 2ª edición castellana notablemente corregida y aumentada. Traduccion directa de la sexta edicion inglesa por Enrique Godinez

      1877 - Madrid. Imprenta de José de Rojas. s.a. (ca. 1877). 4º menor, 1h-xpp incluso grabado y portada, 559pp-1h blanca. Dos láminas aparte, una con retrato litográfico grabado de Darwin firmado por S.T. y otra plegada en la página 128. Sencilla holandesa piel puntas época, hierros y tipos dorados en lomera. Cejas y puntas apenas rozadas, tapas muy poco desvaídas, ligero óxido de corte de cabeza. Muy buen ejemplar, limpio y con sus características de origen. A continuación de la tabla, contiene una carta de Darwin al traductor fechada en 1877. Charles Darwin, 1809-1882. CCPB000217923-7: NUC. fecha esta obra en 1877. [Attributes: Hard 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.

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        Die Judenfrage als Racen-, Sitten- und Culturfrage. Mit einer weltgeschichtlichen Antwort.

      8. VIII, 160 S. - Angeb. - 2) [Naudh, H. d. i. Heinrich G. Nordmann]. Die Juden und der Deutsche Staat. 8. Auflage. Berlin, M. Ant. Niendorf, 1877. 72 S. - Angeb. - 3) Beck, C. L. Eine Rechtfertigung der Juden und wahre Lösung der Judenfrage. Leipzig, E. L. Morgenstern, 1881. 3 Bll., 105 S. - Angeb. - 4) Fränkel, Wolfgang Bernhard. Das Bekenntniss des Proselyten. Das Unglück der Juden und ihre Emanzipation in Deutschland. Elberfeld, Wilhelm Hassel, 1841. 1 Bl., 155 S., Lwd. d. Zt. m. etw. Rückenverg. Ad 1) Erstausgabe. - Vom Verfasser am Ende der Vorrede eigenh. signiert. - Vortitelbl. mit Eckabriß (ohne Textverlust). - Ad 2) Diese hier noch anonym erschienene Schrift erschien in späteren Auflagen unter Nordmanns Pseudonym H. Naudh. - Ad 3) Erstausgabe. - Etw. gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. - Ad 4) Erstausgabe. - Rechter Rand mit zu Beginn stärkerem, abnehmendem Wasserrand. Etw. stockfleckig. -

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        Les oiseaux de la Chine.

      - Paris, Masson, 1877. In two volumes (text and atlas). Large 8vo (24.7 x 16.0 cm). Text: half-title, title, vii, 573 pp.; Atlas: 124 finely hand-coloured lithographed plates by Arnoul. Uniform near contemporary burgundy morocco over red buckram boards. Spines with five raised bands and gilt title. Top edges gilt.l A quite rare and important work on the (until then) very poorly known Chinese avifauna, by the "father" of Chinese zoology, Abbé Armand David (1826-1900) and the French professor of zoology and ornithologist Jean-Frédéric Émile Oustalet (1844-1905). The fine plates, drawn and lithographed by Arnoul, depict the birds' natural habitats. Nissen states: "probably the most important systematic monograph yet written on the birds of China". 807 species of birds are described in this book, of which 249 are supposed to be particular to China, including new taxa. Of the illustrator, Arnoul, little is known. Even Ronsil has no information on him, although Arnoul was responsible for many fine bird plates as an illustrator and as a lithographer. The atlas does not include the title and six preliminary pages. All the plates are present. Very light foxing and a small faint dampstain to the margins of only a few plates. In other copies the plates are often browned or age-toned, but here they are nearly all exceptionally clean and fresh. Loosely inserted: a Wheldon and Wesley invoice, dated 9 June 1989. A very good copy. Nissen IVB, 221; Ronsil, "Iconographie ornithologique", p. 111; Wood, 311; Zimmer, p. 159. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Recherche sur la production artificielle des monstruosités ou essais de tératogénie expérimentale

      Reinwald & Cie, Paris 1877 - ____ Première édition. L'ouvrage est dédié à Etienne et Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, dont les travaux sont abondamment cités. Camille Dareste établit la tératologie expérimentale comme science. Il partagea avec Dominique-Auguste Lereboullet, le prix Alhumbert, décerné par l'Académie des Sciences, pour ses travaux sur la tératologie. Illustré par 16 planches hors-texte, certaines en couleurs, et 54 figures intercalées dans le texte. Toutes les planches sont accompagnées d'une page explicative. Coins légèrement usés. *-------* First edition. Garrison-Morton 534.65 : "Dareste devoted his career to experimental teratology, and in this work established the field as a science. Contains a valuable history of teratology." In-8. [235 x 148 mm] Collation : (6), V, (1), 364 pp., 16 planches h.-t. Demi-chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs, tête dorée. (Reliure de l'époque.). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Das Foto zeigt Hjalmar Schacht und andere mit dem Besitzer des bekannten römischen Restaurants "Valle della Biblioteca" in Italien, das in den 1960er Jahren Mittelpunkt der Dolce Vita der Stars und Sternchen, wie z.B. Humphrey Bogart, Fernandel, Federico Fellini und Vittorio de Sica war.

      Originalfoto / Privatfoto (Unikat) 19 x 14 cm Signiert Hjalmar Schacht, Reichbankpräsident a.D. Sehr schöner ZustandLifelong authenticity guarantee! Lebenslange Echtheitsgarantie!Horace Greeley Hjalmar Schacht (* 22. Januar 1877 in Tingleff, Nordschleswig ? 3. Juni 1970 in München) war ein deutscher Politiker, Bankier, von 1923 bis 1930 und von März 1933 bis Januar 1939 Reichsbankpräsident sowie von 1934 bis 1937 Reichswirtschaftsminister.Schacht gehörte zu den 24 im Nürnberger Prozess gegen die Hauptkriegsverbrecher vor dem Internationalen Militärgerichtshof angeklagten Führungspersonen des nationalsozialistischen Regimes. Er wurde am 1. Oktober 1946 in allen Anklagepunkten freigesprochen.(Quelle: Wikipedia) Lager 1

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        Le Nabab - Moeurs parisiennes

      1877 - Paris, Charpentier, 1877. 110 x 180 mm, 508 pp. Reliure de l'époque, demi-veau caramel, dos à nerfs orné de filets, pièces de titres verte et rouge. EDITION ORIGINALE après 75 ex. numérotés sur Hollande. ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE signé : "à Ignotus Alphonse Daudet". Ignotus fut le pseudonyme de l'écrivain, journaliste et homme politique français, Félix Platel (1832-1888), lorsqu'il signait ses chroniques littéraires dans le Figaro à partir de 1875. Le succès de ses portraits politiques, artistiques et littéraires fut jamais démenti ; signant plus de 550 articles, il contribua largement au succès du journal. EXEMPLAIRE DANS UNE ELEGANTE RELIURE DE L'EPOQUE.

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        Rauhnacht. 13 Steinzeichnungen.. Mit einem Vorwort von Otto Stoessl.

      Quer-2, 6 S., 13 Orig.-Lithographien, HLwd.- Mappe m. losen Bln., Mappe aussen etwas fleckig, innen Blätter minimal stockfleckig. EA. Raabe 281. - Horodisch 229. - W/G2 16. Im Impressum von Kubin ((1877-1959) handschriftlich signiert. - Folgende Lithographien sind vorhanden: Der Gutsherr, Circe, Hexenküche, Verliebte Zauberer, Behemoth, Ein Wirtshaus am Donaustrand, Schloß Zwickledt, Vampyre, Leviathan, Der Fang, Kriegskameraden, Der Mühlteich, Die Müllerin.

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        Notes on Psychology from Lectures Given by . . . Published for Private Circulation Only.

      n. p.,, Princeton, N. J.: 1877 - 8vo, contemporary half calf and cloth sides, v, [1], 121 pages interleaved with blanks, printed final exam questions tipped in. A scarce detailed outline of the prominent Princeton educator and college president's lectures. McCosh (1811-1894) marked something of a transition from the Old Psychology to the New Psychology. With the ink ownership signature of W. G. Emery, Jr., Princeton class of 1879, on the front paste-down and the title page, with numerous notes (some critical of McCosh) in ink and pencil to the blanks and text throughout--including occasional notes putting the class work into context: "Last lecture of '79's Junior Year - June 5th, 1878." The printed sheets with exam questions for the Junior Exam on Dec. 10, 1877 as well as the final exam for June 12, 1878 are tipped in, as is an early instance of stencil or other mechanical duplication--a leaf of autograph facsimile in aniline purple dated April 10, 1878 posing four sample exam questions, and a fairly early example of use of this reproduction technology. Matthew Gault Emery, Jr. (1855-1887) was a classmate of Woodrow Wilson and had been an attorney in Washington, D. C. Neatly rebacked, with the original spine laid down; somewhat rubbed; a good, sound copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      Richmond, VA 1877 - One of the more important agricultural magazines in the South, The Southern Planter was begun in 1841 and ran until 1867 until it merged with The Farmer. With many pages of farming advertisements --mowers, pigs, guano, and the like. Issues are uncommon -- to get an entire year's run in the original wrappers is especially nice. A revealing picture of agrarian life in the South at the end of the Reconstruction period. With frontispiece portraits.

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        HAILING'S CIRCULAR. Volumes I and II (all published, complete in 24 numbers).

      Cheltenham: Thomas Hailing, The Oxford Printing Works, 1877-1889. Two volumes. 10 x 12 1/2. Frontis portrait of Ben Franklin, (8), 113, (3);frontis portrait of A. V. Haight, (8), 139, (2) pages. Original publisher's decorated cloth over beveled boards, fancy endpapers, all edges gilt. Light wear to bindings, about fine. A "typographic artist," Hailing devised this elaborate specimen of self-promotion for his customers. The Circular sought to educate them about type faces and good design & printing, and argued the merits of ornamental printing. The Circular's popularity within the printing community, however, turned the Circular into a full-fledged trade journal. Hailing initiated a subscription fee and took display ads (all of which he designed). Each issue was elaborately printed, in numerous colors and gold. The Queen's Jubilee number is printed entirely in gold. Each number is filled with news, reviews of other Journals, and technical articles (with much on the American scene), and strove to make connections among printers on both sides of the Atlantic. The International Printers' Specimen Exchange was Hailing's brain-child. Demand for early numbers of the Circular caused some to be reprinted--presumably from standing type. The present volumes contain two reprints. Volume I, no. 1 has a slug at the end reading "third edition 1880." The slug on Volume I, no. 2 is "second edition 1882." Despite the large number printed, Hailing's Circular is very uncommon.

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        The Midland Railway. Its Rise and Progress.

      Signed in Pencil and dated on half title, "Florence Nightingale Sept 1877" Joints cracked, brown cloth rubbed and marked.

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        The Sculpture Gallery - Sir Lawrence (Lourens) Alma-Tadema.

      ?A Sculpture Gallery?, staalgravure uit 1877 van de hand van Auguste Blanchard naar het schilderij (Opus CLVII) van Sir Lawrence (Lourens) Alma-Tadema. Later met de hand gekleurd. Afm.: 50 x 39,5 cm.Romeinse kunstliefhebbers aanschouwen een marmeren beeld dat wordt rond gedraaid door een slaaf. De voorstelling is de pendant van ?A Picture Gallery?.De afgebeelde personen zijn Alma-Tadema zelf, zittend op de bank en staand daarnaast zijn vrouw Laura en hun kinderen Anna en Laurense, die hij gebaart niet te dicht bij het getoonde beeld te komen. Op de bank zitten ook Ellen Gosse en haar echtgenoot Edmund (Alma-Tadema?s zwager, Sir Edmund William Gosse, een befaamd kunstcriticus op het gebied van beeldhouwwerken).Verschillende beroemde beelden uit de oudheid omgeven de groep. Zo ziet men links een beeld van de jonge Hercules in gevecht met een slang uit het Museo Nazionale in Napels. (Hercules was de buitenechtelijke zoon van Zeus. Zijn vrouw Hera was jaloers op het overspel en zond een slang naar de wieg, die door het wonderkind Hercules tijdens het spelen gewurgd werd). De marmeren tafel rechts komt uit de Casa Rufi in Pompeii, daarop een zilveren schaal die in 1868 was opgegraven bij Hildesheim (D) (en die terugkomt in nog 15 andere van Alma-Tadema?s schilderijen). De buste linksachter van Pericles komt uit het Vaticaan. Het beeld van de zittende vrouw rechts stelt Agrippina voor (echtgenote van Claudius en moeder van Nero) en staat in de Capitolijnse Musea. De grote bronzen schaal in het midden is een door Alma-Tadema gecomponeerde tazza (oorspronkelijk een drinkschaal) met het zeemonster Scylla, de gewezen nimf met de romp en het hoofd van een vrouw met hondenkoppen uit haar zij. In de achterste kamer bevindt zich een verzameling bronzen beeldjes, grote kandelaren en hanglampen; luxe-voorwerpen, vergelijkbaar met de objecten die werden gevonden in vele pompejaanse huizen en die hier in dit kunstwarenhuis worden aangeboden.A Sculpture Gallery was de laatste uit een serie werken met daarop galerie?n. Na Alma-Tadema?s reis naar Rome (1875/6) raakt hij minder ge?nteresseerd in het afbeelden van bestaande kunstvoorwerpen. Door zijn groeiende kennis is hij in staat steeds meer objecten zelf te verzinnen. Met het schilderij won Alma-Tadema de gouden medaille van de Berlijnse Akademie in 1874, hetgeen hem vervolgens in 1881 de Pruisische orde Pour le M?rite opleverde.Prijs: ?2.750,- (incl. lijst).

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        Bulletin de la Société belge de géographie

      Secrétariat de la société-1928, Bruxelles 1877 - ____ Tête de série de cette revue de géographie, complète de la première année 1877 à 1928. On y trouve d'innombrables récits d'explorations en Afrique mais aussi en Asie et en Amérique, des études sur la géographie, la cartographie, la photographie, les techniques, les sciences. Illustré par d'inombrables cartes et gravures hors-texte dépliantes. A la fin de chaque volume, on trouve relié le "Compte rendu des actes de la société" pour l'année. L'ensemble contient des tables pour les années 1876-1901 et un volume édité à l'occasion du 25e anniversaire de la Société. Les 20 derniers volumes sont reliés en percaline, les autres en demi-chagrin. Couleur du dos passée, mais bel exemplaire. *-------*. 43 volumes in-8. Collation : Demi-chagrin, dos à nerfs orné (Reliure de l'époque.). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Gunshot Injuries : Their History, Characteristic Features, Complications, and General Treatment; With Statistics Concerning Them as They Are Met With in Warfare

      Longmans, Green, and Co. 1877, London - (ii), xxxviii, 686 pp. Tan full calf. Raised bands to spine with decorative gilt spine panels and brown leather title label. Army Medical School prize binding with decorative gilt school device to front board and a separate prize leaf signed by the author. Bookplate to front pastedown. All edges marbled and marbled endpapers. Boards slightly marked. Illustrated with 58 woodcuts. Binding firm. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1877 - 1877 Original Wisden Rebound with Covers

      This 1877 Wisden was rebound a little time ago in brown boards with a green leather spine and corners. The original wrappers have been preserved and are in excellent, unrestored, clean condition. There are are one or two small marks to the front and rear boards. The spine has the title and year in gilt and an old owner's initials at the base of the spine. Internally, the book is in fabulous condition. The wrappers are complete, unrestored with just the odd tiny mark. The remaining contents are complete, original, unmarked and in fine condition. I suspect that the book was rebound quite some time ago and as a result the original contents and wrappers have been brilliantly preserved. A really nice example.

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        Handbuch der Kinderkrankheiten. Bände I - VI komplett in 12 Büchern: Erster Band - Allgemeiner Theil / Erster Band, zweite Abt.: Hygiene des Kindesalters: Pflege und Ernährung, allgemeine Therapie, Kindersterblichkeit, Impfung, Schulbesuch, Kinderheilanstalten / Zweiter Band: Krankheiten der Neugeborenen - Allgemeinerkrankungen. Erster Theil / Dritter Band, erste Hälte: Allgemeinerkrankungen. Zweiter Theil / Dritter Band. Zweite Hälfte: Krankheiten der Atmungsorgane / Vierter Band. Erste Abtheilung: Die Krankheiten der Kreislauforgane / Vierter Band. Zweite Abteilung: Die Krankheiten der Verdauungsorgane / Vierter Band. Dritte Abtheilung: Die Krankheiten der Urogenitalorgane / Fünfter Band. Erste Abtheilung. Erste Hälfte. Die Krankheiten de

      Verlag der H. Laupp schen Buchhandlung, Tübingen - 1887. 1877 - 23 x 15,3 cm. Zwölf uniforme, schwarze Originalhalblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln und roten Rückenschildern. Marmorierte Buchschnitte (bis auf Band I.1). - X, 699 Seiten / X, 659 Seiten / XII, 816 Seiten / IX (2) 435 Seiten / XII, 1026 Seiten / X, 404 Seiten / XII, 928 Seiten / XII, 632 Seiten / XI, 422 Seiten / VIII, 726 Seiten / VIII, 664 Seiten / X, 790 Seiten. Die Bände mit zahlreichen Holschnitten, Band I.2 mit einer lithographierten Tafel. Die Einbände an Ecken und Kanten leicht berieben; der erste Band mit Schabstelle im Leder ca. 2 x 1,5 cm; die Innenteile sauber und wirklich gut erhalten. Der Buchblock des letzten Bandes gering bestoßen, hier im hinteren Teil leichte Knickspuren. Bei 4 Bänden kleinere Fehlstellen am oberen Kapital bis zu ca. 3,5 x 0,4 cm. Die Bindungen fest, insgesamt sauberes und gutes Exemplar. GrWaUeb [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Viaje a Los Estados Unidos [Travel to the United States]

      Mexico ; (1877-78): Imprenta Del Comercio. First Edition. In three volumes, Vol. I; 625, (2)pp index, Vol. II; 593, (5)pp index, and Vol. III; 532., (3)pp. index,(1)pp.list of plates within all three volumes. first and third volumes bound in green embossed leather, volume two bound in 1/4 calf over marbled paper covered boards, spines lettered in gilt. While these are not uniformly bound, they are however in very good condition without foxing and nicely illustrated.

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        Geschichte der Stadt Mannheim nach den Quellen bearbeitet.

      Mannheim, Straßburg (Bensheimer), 1875 + 1877. - 2 Bände in 1 Bd. XIII, 475 (1), VII, 391 (1) S. mit 3 Plänen der Stadt Mannheim aus den Jahren 1620, 1663 und 1794 (Belagerung der Rheinschanze) und einem Verzeichnis der Hausbesitzer aus dem Jahre 1663. neues HLn. schönes Ex. Sehr seltene EA der wichtigen Stadtgeschichte. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Traité pratique de la fabrication du papier

      H. Eveling 1877 - reliure demi cuir, titre sur le dos, 610p. Traduction de H. Everling. Avec 266 gravures et 5 planches lithographiées dépliantes. Table : papier - fabrication du papier à la main - fabrication du papier de chiffons à la machine - matières succédanées du chiffon - fabrication de diverses sortes de papiers et cartons - généralités. bon état, coins usés, tranches des plats frottés, quelques éraflures sur le dos, reliure solide.

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        Gedanken uber Vererbungserscheinungen und Vererbungswesen

      Kosmos offprint-extract. PAMPHLET. Extract from Kosmos 1877. pp83-93; Die Organanfange by Gustav Jager, then, continuing Overzier pp. 180-192. Some chipping to edges, tearing, few pages in back uncut. Uncommon extract dealing with Evolution. Overall very good. * 19th Century science. Evolution. Darwin. . Very Good. 1877.

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        Iskusstvo Negrov [Negro Art].

      8. 44 S., Textillustr. u. 55 Fototafeln. Orig.-Broschur nach Entwurf von Natan Altman. 55 foto plates, original wrappers designed by Natan Altman. Erste Ausgabe. 1st Edition. - Seltene und wohl erste theoretische Schrift zur Ästhetik afrikanischer Kunst in russischer Sprache, fertiggestellt noch vor Carl Einsteins "Negerplastik", wenngleich erst posthum veröffentlicht. Die Publikation des lettischen Avantgarde-Künstlers und Theoretikers V. Markov (1877-1914) hatte substantiellen Einfluss auf die Neoprimitivismus-Bewegung rund um Malevich, Tatlin, Gontscharowa, Rodchenko, etc. - This is a rare and probably the first Russian theoretical document on the aesthetics in African Art. Despite being finished before Carl Einsteins "Negerplastik" it was published only posthumously. The publications of the Avant-garde artist and theorist decisively influenced the neoprimitivist movement advocated by Malevich, Tatlin, Gontscharowa, Rodchenko etc. Einband leicht verschmutzt und mit kleinen Randeinrissen. Rücken schadhaft ohne Einfluss auf die Bindefestigkeit, mit 2 cm Fehlstelle unten. Tafelteil teils unaufgeschnitten, teils mit Fehlstellen an obersten Seitenrändern durch sorgloses Öffnen der Lagen. Besitzvermerk auf Vorsatz, hinterer Innendeckel mit zwei kleinen Stempeln. Cover somewhat stained and slightly torn along the margins, spine cracked, plates partly uncut,partly with small losses in the top margins. Owners name on the front lining, 2 small stamps on the enpaper.

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        Das Licht im Dienste wissenschaftlicher Forschung. Handbuch der Anwendung des Lichtes und der Photographie in der Natur- und Heilkunde, in den graphischen K?nsten und dem Baufache, im Kriegswesen und bei der Gerichtspflege

      Verlag Von Otto Spamer Leipzig 1877 - First Edition. Tall Octavo, contemporary 3/4 leather, marbled boards, with photographic illustrations. Classical works of science photography. First part include the physical and chemical basis of photography, and photographic equipment. Second part addresses the application of photography in astronomy, meteorology, anatomy, microscopy. Very Good plus, firmly bound volume, textually very clean, modest rubbing to leather at corners and spine. 0.0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        BERICHT ÜBER DIE AUSTELLUNG WISSENSCHAFTLICHER APPARATE IN SOUTH KENSINGTON MUSEUM ZU LONDON 1876; Zugleich vollständiger und Beschreibung KATALOG DER AUSTELLUNG. MIT HOLZSCHNITTEN . Im Auftrage Des Königlich Grossbritannischen Erziehungsrathes.

      John Strangeways, London 1877 - 1063pp. Catalogue of the earliest international exposition exclusively of scientific instruments held at the South Kensington Museum, London in 1876. First German edition. Many illustrations (some folding plates) Edges with some foxing. Front end paper slightly detached .A VERY GOOD , CLEAN AND FRESH COPY. VERY RARE, SHIPPING WORLDWIDE INCLUDED. Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Konvolut aus 9 Briefen und 2 Postkarten.

      Roessler, Arthur, Kunstkritiker und Kunstschriftsteller (1877-1955). 9 Briefe (davon 6 eigenh.) und 2 eigenh. Postkarten, allesamt mit Unterschrift. Eine Postkarte aus Hildesheim, die andere o. O. - Briefe: Wien. Ein Brief undatiert, die anderen 23. XII. 1934 - 3. IV.1942. 4 (28x22 cm), zus. 9 Seiten. Bis auf den undatierten Brief allesamt mit persönlichem, gedrucktem Briefkopf alle gerichtet an den Medizinalrat Leopold Serzner in Wien. 1. (Undatierter Brief:) "nach dem der wiener Buchhandel heuer hinsichtlich des "Absatzes" von anderen als Kitsch-Büchern total versagt bin ich, ein durch die Währungsreform verahmter Mann, leider gezwungen mir mein tägliches Brot neuerlich durch die Abfassung von Journalartikeln zu erschreiben [...]" - Weiter Klage über seinen körperlichen Zustand und Kommentar zu einem Buch, welches Roessler Serzner geschenkt und dem Brief wohl beigelegen hat. - 2. (23. XII. 1902:) Brief zu einem Aquarellbild von Johannes Hepperger, welches Roessler Serzner zu Weihnachten geschenkt hat, auf das nicht näher eingegangen wird. - 3. (28. V. 1935:) Brief mit der Bitte um Verschreibung einer Arznei:"Ad Salbe erlaube ich mir die Frage, ob es nicht auch eine weisse gibt, denn die letzthin verordnete, die wie Kinderscheisse aussieht, ...)" - 4. (21. II. 1936:) Nachfrage wegen einer Kurbewilligung für Ehefrau Ida Roessler. - 5. (1. IV. 1939:) Beschwerden über Ohrschmerzen, welche seiner Meinung nach nicht akkurat behandelt werden. - 6. (1. II. 1940:) Bitte um Unterzeichnung damals beiliegender Krankenscheine und um Verordnung von Milch und Butter für ihn und seine Frau. Unterzeichnet mit "A. Roessler, dzt. Aschenputtel und Chefkoch-Anwärter" 7. (11. III. 1943:) "[...] ich lasse nicht deshalb nichts von mir hören und sehen, weils mir "so" gut geht, sondern deshalb nicht, weil ich intensiv damit beschäftigt bin, mich zu liquidieren. Aber das interessiert Sie kaum, was ich durchaus begreiflich finde, habe ich doch selbst nur ein sehr herabgemindertes Interesse an mir, dieser schäbige Rest, veranlasst mich jedoch Sie zu bitten, neuerdings um Lebensmittelzubussen für mich anzusuchen [...]" - 8. (28. IV. 1943:) Mockierung über die Identifikation mit einer Person namens Haberditzl, erneute Bitte um Lebensmittelzuschüsse. - 9. (XII. 1943:) Frage, ob das Ehepaar Roessler beim Ehepaar Sezner Weihnachten verbringen kann, mit Zitat von Wilhelm von Humboldt: So lange man lebt, muß man das Leben erhalten, sich ihm nicht entfremden, sondern darein eingreifen, wie es die Kräfte u. die Gelegenheit erlauben." - (Postkarte 16. III. 1942:) Hochgeschätzer! Bin ich vergessen? - Noch immer muß ich Eiszapfen melken! Meine Innereien sind darüber ungehalten. - Hilf! Nothelfer! [...]" - (Postkarte 3. IV. 1942:) Wunsch für eine reichhaltige Osterjause. - Arthur Roessler war Kunstschriftsteller, Publizist, Galeriedirektor (Galerie Miethke) und Vizepräsident der Wiener Werkstätten und des Österreichischen Werkbundes. Er gilt als Entdecker und Förderer Egon Schieles. Einmalige Unterstreichung in Buntstift. Auf der Versorseite eines Briefes Bleistiftnotizen. Ein anderer Brief mit spärlichen Tintennotizen. Sonst sehr guter Zustand.

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        Voyage Autour de Ma Chambre Suivi de L'ExpÈdition Nocturne

      Paris: Librairie de Bibliophiles, 1877 - 8vo, full red morocco Jansenist style by Ch. LanoÈ, dark green morocco doublures and marbled paper flyleaves, gilt lettering, a.e.g. Frontis portrait and five plates after Pierre Edmond Alexandre HÈdouin. Original wrappers bound in. ? Xavier de Maistre's famous novella, first published in 1794, reprinted and translated many times, and it remains in print today. ? From the library of San Francisco book collector Morgan A. Gunst. Number 15 of 20 numbered copies (of a total of 210 copies), published in Jouaust's Librairie de Bibliophiles. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Ephemeris epigraphica. Corporis incriptionum Latinarum supplementum. Band 3-5 und 8 (von 9) in 4 Bänden.

      - Berlin, Reimer, 1877-99. 4to. Zusammen etwa 2300 S. Mit einigen Tafeln u. Karten. Halbleinen d. Zeit. Mitarbeiter waren Theodor Mommsen, Emil Hübner, G. Henzen, H. Dessau, Jordan, Oldenberg, Cauer, Chr. Hülsen, Crespi, Bormann, O. Bohn, Joh. Schmidt, I.B. Rossi, O. Hirschfeld, M. Ihm, H. Dressel, F. Haverfield und E. Ziebarth. - Name auf Vorsätzen, einige alte Marginalien in Tinte. In Band 4 eine Lage gelockert. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hector Servadac, voyages et aventures à travers le monde solaire

      - J.Hetzel, Paris 1877, Grd. in-8 (18x27,5cm), 395pp., relié. - Edition illustrato con disegni di Phillipoteaux, incisa da Laplante. Cartone cd rosso "sfera copernicana". Engel Bookbinder lungo il primo corso. Secondo piatto con le palme che incorniciano amaretto centrale greca. Questo cartone è considerato uno dei più grandi successi estetici. Bella primo piatto con ori brillanti, con una piccola zona buia di spessore 2 cm. angoli e spigoli strofinato. Dos buona, ma strofinato tappi. Secondo piatto con piccole tracce di attrito e piccole macchie. Alcuni foxing a margine di una carta nuova. Un foglio leggermente emersa. Angoli un po 'morbido. Bellissimo esemplare complessivi. I personaggi di questo romanzo erano espatriati cometa Gallia, a causa della lontananza del sole, subiscono una serie di avventure. Jules Verne utilizzato tutti noti conoscenze astronomiche a sviluppare il suo romanzo, si è dedicata più ad un pubblico adulto, anche se la fantasia e leggerezza sono presenti.   - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale illustrée de dessins de Phillipoteaux, gravés par Laplante. Ainsi que le notifie Jauzac, les premières éditions (jusqu'en 1882) portent au centre en bas et en petites capitales ENGEL RELIEUR A PARIS, il en va ainsi de cet exemplaire. Cartonnage dit "à la sphère copernicienne" rouge. Engel relieur en bas du premier plat. Second plat de type engel b (1877-1882) aux palmettes avec encadrement de grecques et macaron central. Gardes marron. Ce cartonnage est considéré comme une des plus grandes réussites esthétiques de la saga éditoriale Hetzel Verne. Belle première plaque aux ors éclatants. Coins frottés. Dos en bon état mais coiffes frottées. Second plat comportant de petites traces de frottement. Quelques rares rousseurs sur les premières pages dans les marges sur un papier bien frais dans l'ensemble. Petit manque de percaline au mors supérieur en queue. Bon exemplaire. Les personnages de ce roman ont été expatriés sur la comète Gallia, en raison de l'éloignement du soleil, ils subissent une série d'aventures. Jules Verne utilisa toutes les connaissances astronomiques connues pour développer son roman, ce qui le destine davantage à un public adulte, même si la fantaisie et la légèreté sont présentes.  

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        Nottingham: Past and Present; Illustrated by Photography.

      R. Allen & Son, [1877] - 4to. pp. [8], 64; 28 original mounted photographs of Nottingham street scenes and views. Original decorated and printed cloth with mounted photograph. Inner joints strengthened and new front end paper, a little fraying to the head of the spine otherwise a Very Good copy. Gernshiem 601, referring to an edition with only 12 photographs with 1875 as the date, however as it was re-issued twice in the 1880s with fewer illustrations; it is likely that Gernshiem's copy was a later re-issue. This first edition is rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Véridique Histoire de la conquête de la Nouvelle Espagne. Traduite de l'espagnol avec une introduction et des notes de José Maria de Heredia.

      - Paris, Alphonse Lemerre, 1877-1887. 4 volumes in-12, demi-maroquin bordeaux à grands coins, dos à nerfs ornés de filets, couvertures de parchemin de parution conservées, têtes dorées (reliure janséniste signée Loisellier-Le Douarin), planche dépliante hors texte en fin du t. IV, exemplaire non rogné. La meilleure et la plus complète des traductions françaises, composée par le poète José Maria de Heredia sur dix années, de cette relation de la conquête du Nouveau Monde par un compagnon de Cortés. Acteur et protagoniste des débuts de la conquête, ami personnel de Moctezuma II, l’auteur devint gouverneur de Santiago de Guatemala. Il composa son ouvrage pour fournir un témoignage "authentique" et rétablir la vérité contre la version donnée par Lopez de Gomara dans son 'Historia general de las Indias'. Cette "Relation", dont le manuscrit a été publié pour la première fois en 1632 à Madrid, constitue l’une des sources principales pour l’histoire de la conquête, qu’elle couvre jusqu'en 1568. "Admirable récit, digne de Froissart et de Montluc, ce chef-d'oeuvre a été [ici] traduit avec fidélité du vieux castillan, en un français coloré et volontairement archaïque" (Léon Lejeal). Important appareil critique et bibliographie. (Chadenat, 2085. Leclerc, 1115-1118 et 2528). Reliure légèrement frottée. Bel exemplaire, très frais, bien relié, non rogné. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        L'Italie -

      - Paris : Librairie Hachette, 1877 - grand format (26,8x37,5 cm), demi-chagrin, dos orné de nerfs, fleurons, titre, auteur et filets en pointillés dorés, tranches marbrées, plats en percaline avec filets à froid (reliure de l'époque), 743 pages - illustré de 450 gravures sur bois dans et hors-texte d'après les dessins de M.M. A. de Bar, Bauernfeind, E. Bayard, Bergue, G. Bohn, A. Calame, H. Catenacci, H. Clerget, L. Crépon, Ferogio, K. Girardet, H. Kaulbach, F. Keller, L. Lancelot, Paquier, J. Petot, Riou, Saglio, E. Thérond, etc. - quelques rousseurs éparses, reliure légèrement frottée sinon bon état - "Ce nouveau tour de l'Italie n'est ni un itinéraire ni un guide, . c'est proprement un livre pittoresque où l'écrivain comme l'artiste procède à grands coups de crayon ". On passe à travers les Alpes, de Trente à l'adriatique, de Venise à Trieste, la plaine du Pô, la rivière de gênes, l'Emilie, la Toscane, les routes de Rome par les marches et l'Ombrie, Rome, le tour du latium, en zigzag de Rome à Naples, les rivages de Naples et de Salerne, Pouille, Basilicate et Calabres, la Sicile à vol d'oiseau. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Five-Chimney Farm. A Novel by Mary A. M. Hoppus

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1877. First edition of this rare novel. Only two copies known. 3 vols. 8vo. Original dark green cloth, covers stamped in blind, spines lettered in gilt, some rubbing of extremities, half-title in volume 2 only as in the Princeton and Texas copies, front free endpaper of first volume lacking, some spotting but a nice copy. First edition of this rare novel. Only two copies known. 3 vols. 8vo. A tale of the Copley family, primarily Kate Copley's life and adventures, based at the family farm in Sussex and in Paris during the tumultuous days of the Republic. Wolff 3272

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        Bulletin de la Société belge de géographie.

      Bruxelles, Secrétariat de la société, 1877-1928. ____ Tête de série de cette revue de géographie, complète de la première année 1877 à 1928. On y trouve d'innombrables récits d'explorations en Afrique mais aussi en Asie et en Amérique, des études sur la géographie, la cartographie, la photographie, les techniques, les sciences... Illustré par d'inombrables cartes et gravures hors-texte dépliantes. A la fin de chaque volume, on trouve relié le "Compte rendu des actes de la société" pour l'année. L'ensemble contient des tables pour les années 1876-1901 et un volume édité à l'occasion du 25e anniversaire de la Société. Les 20 derniers volumes sont reliés en percaline, les autres en demi-chagrin. Couleur du dos passée, mais bel exemplaire. *-------*. 43 volumes in-8. Collation : Demi-chagrin, dos à nerfs orné (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        Konvolut von 4 Büchern.

      Sammlung von 4 frühen Egon Schiele-Monographien (alle in EA u. davon 3 nummerierte Vorzugsausgaben), herausgegeben bzw. unter Mitarbeit des österreichischen Kunstschriftstellers und Essayisten Arthur Roessler (1877-1955). Als Redakteur verschiedener Kunstzeitschriften und als Kunstkritiker der Arbeiter-Zeitung erkannte er die Bedeutung junger Talente. Seine wichtigste Entdeckung war 1909 der erst 19-jährige Egon Schiele, der von Roessler in die Künstler- und Sammlerkreise der Stadt eingeführt wurde und dadurch seine ersten Aufträge erhielt. Roesslers eigene Kunstsammlung bildete später den Grundstock der bedeutenden Schiele-Bestände des Wien Museums. - Enthält: 1 - KARPFEN, Fritz (Hg.). Das Egon Schiele Buch. (Wien, Wr. Graphische Werkstätte 1921). 8. 106(4) S. Mit 1 mont., photogr. Portr. als Front. u. 62 Abb. auf Tafeln. Grüner OHalblederbd. m. schwarzgepr. Rü.- u. Deckeltitel. Rü. geblichen u. an den Kapitalen leicht berieben, Einbd. lichtrd. u. geringf. berieben. - Nr. 137 einer einmaligen Ausgabe von 1000 nummerierten Exemplaren. / 2 - ROESSLER, Arthur (Hg.). Briefe und Prosa von Egon Schiele. Wien, Richard Lanyi 1921. 8. XII S., Ss.(13)-199, 3 Bll. Mit photogr. Front. OHalbpergamin m. schwarzem Überzugspapier u. goldgepr. Rü.- u. Deckeltitel. Goldauflage am Rü. größtentls. abgelöst, Einbd. m. Stellspuren. - Nr. 90 von 100 Exemplaren einer Vorzugsausgabe auf Japan-Dokumentpapier gedruckt, handschriftlich nummeriert u. vom Herausgeber im Impressum signiert. / 3 - ROESSLER, Arthur (Hg.). In Memoriam Egon Schiele. Mit Beiträgen von Otto Benesch, F. Th. Csokor, Dr. Max Eisler, P. Gütersloh, E. Kapralik, Kurt Rathe, Erwin Rieger, Paul Stefan u. Hans Tietze. Wien, Richard Lanyi 1921. 8. 57(1) S. Mit 1 mont., photogr. Front. OHPergaminbd. Ausstattung u. Zustand wie 2. - Nr. 29 von 100 Exemplaren einer Vorzugsausgabe auf Japan-Dokumentpapier gedruckt, handschriftlich nummeriert u. vom Herausgeber im Impressum signiert. / 4 - ROESSLER, Arthur (Hg.). Egon Schiele im Gefängnis. Aufzeichnungen und Zeichnungen. Wien u. Leipzig, Carl Konegen (1922). - Mit zahlreichen Zeitungsartikeln in Beilage.

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