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        MY LAST CRUISE. Where We Went and What We Saw: Being An Account of Visits to the Malay and Loo-Choo Islands, the Coasts of China, Formosa, Japan, Kamtschatka, Siberia, and the Mouth of the Amoor River.

      PRIMARY RESOURCE WITH THE NUDE JAPANESE BATHING ILLUSTRATIONPhiladelphia 1878, - Lippincott. Blue cloth, very good, 507p.,28 b.w. steel plates and woodcuts, a few old library stamps,covers gold stamped pictorial, corners, head/tail of spine abit worn, contents solid, with NUDE BATHING PLATE. Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        THE CRIMEAN CAMPAIGN with “The Connaught Rangers” 1854-55-56

      London: Griffith and Farran. 1878. First edition. Original red cloth with gilt and black titles to the upper board and spine. A very good copy, the cloth rubbed and a little frayed to the extremities. The contents complete, the rear hinge is cracked but holding, the pages with some spotting to the margins. The large fold out map is present as called for, and in clean and bright condition with a short closed tear to one edge. With the ink presentation inscription of the books dedicatee General Sir Horatio Shirley, K. C. B. to the half title. Scarce. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        How the "Mastiffs" Went to Iceland ? With Illustrations by Mrs. Hugh Blackburn

      London: Virtue & Co., Limited, 1878. First edition. Colored lithograph frontispiece map, illustrated with 14 lithographed plates by Mrs. Hugh Blackburn and 2 real photographs tipped in; 46 pp. 4to. Publisher's blue cloth gilt, a.e.g., rubbed, tear to cloth at foot of spine; very good in custom cloth box. Published for John Burns, owner of the MASTIFF, and commemorating a voyage from Scotalnd to Iceland. Trollope appears in most of the illustrations and one of the photographs. With 2 pp. ANS from Trollope's granddaughter Muriel R. Trollope, concerning a photograph and engraving of the author.

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        A SKETCH OF THE LIFE OF RANDOLPH FAIRFAX

      Baltimore: Innes and Company, printer, 1878. Third Edition. Embossed Cloth. Octavo. Subtitle: ?"A Private in the Ranks of the Rockbridge Artillery, attached to the ?"Stonewall Brigade,?" and afterwards to the First Regiment Virginia Light Artillery, Second Corps Army of Northern Virginia. Including a Brief Account of Jackson's Celebrated Valley Campaign.?" x, 72 pp. Blue ribbed cloth with ornamental border in blind on front and rear boards and title in gold on the front board; frontispiece portrait with tissue guard; a remarkably bright copy with light shelfwear to the extremities; contemporary previous owner name on the front free pastedown; light and occasional foxing; early owner has added numbers 1-10 to the list of descendants at the end of the book, tallying how many generations removed Fairfax is from John Rolfe and Pocahantas. Uncommon. Sabin 81709 (First Edition), Howes S549.

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        How The “Mastiffs” Went To Iceland With Illustrations by Mrs. Hugh Blackburn

      London: Virtue & Co.. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1878. First Edition. Cloth. Original cobalt blue cloth with gilt titles and decoration on upper board and spine, all edges gilt, in publisher's original printed dust-wrapper, cloth folding chemise, and matching slipcase; Color map frontis, 14 lithographic plates, and an additional 2 silver prints tipped in. Collates complete. Book is fine and bright, as are the chemise and slipcase, though the plates have some very minor foxing (in all, that said, very near fine). The jacket shows toning around the edges, chipping at the spine tips, and short tears at the extremities, but still far better than very good. A bright and pleasing copy. ; The story of the voyage of the "mastiffs" (the self-named passengers on board the yacht "Mastiff," owned by John Burns, later Lord Inverclyde, of Cunard fame) from Scotland to Iceland. Trollope discovered Iceland to be "curious but not beautiful" and noted that Reykjavik was "pervaded by a flavour of fish," while his fellow passenger Mrs. Blackburn, who provided the pencil sketches reproduced herein, wondered how such a "rough-spoken good sort of fellow" had come to "write such good novels." Great fun, and, in the super-scarce dust jacket, very possibly the finest copy in existence .

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Niels W. Gade").

      Kopenhagen, 12. V. 1878.. 3 SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo.. Wie von zeitgenössischer Hand vermerkt, an den Konzertmeister und Violinvirtuosen Johann Christoph Lauterbach (1832-1918): "Wir haben uns sehr gefreut Ihren Bild - auch ohne Bart - zu bekommen, und ich danke bestens, sowohl im eigenen als in Namen der Familie. Ein speciellen Dank, das Sie der junge Geiger Stokmar so freundlich aufgenommen habe. Ich gratulire herzlich das es mit Ihren Gesundheit so gut vorwärts geht, und ich hoffe, das wie uns bald persönlich überzeugen können das sie mit festen u. sicherem Schritte fortschreitet wie früher, trotz der böswillige Bergkobolds üble Laune. Ich habe den ganzen Winter gelitten von Kopfschwindel und Unwohlsein, jetzt fängt es an besser zu gehen; ich habe auch angefangen ein kleiner Scherzo zu schreiben für Ihnen, um wenigstens mein guter Wille zu zeigen, - ob ich fertig damit werde bis Ende Mai weiss ich noch nicht. Es ist mit Piano-Accompagnement, wird das gehen? Oder wenn ich zeitig fertig werde - und es mir einigermassen gefällt - können Sie es vielleicht instrumentiren lassen in Dresden, das Accompagnement ist sehr einfach. Es wird ein 3/4 Moderato; a moll [...]". - Bl. 2 verso mit Monogrammstempel "NG" und auf Trägerpapier aufgezogen.

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        [COLLECTION OF MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENTS RELATING TO AMERICAN EFFORTS TO REDUCE NATIONAL DEBT INCURRED DURING THE CIVIL WAR THROUGH SELLING BONDS VIA THE ROTHSCHILD BANK. INCLUDING FOUR MANUSCRIPT LETTERS, SIGNED, BY TREASURY SECRETARY JOHN SHERMAN, AND THREE ADDITIONAL AUTOGRAPH LETTERS, FROM OTHER CORRESPONDENTS, ALL TO CHARLES CONANT, THE AMERICAN AGENT IN LONDON IN CHARGE OF THE FINANCING EFFORTS]

      Washington and London. 1878 - 1879.. Seven manuscript letters, [16]pp. in total, on folio, quarto, and octavo sheets. Plus four of the original covers, two of them being Treasury Department envelopes marked "Official Business." Light soiling, but overall very neat, clean, and readable. Fine. An interesting group of letters to Charles Conant, the American Treasury Department official in London charged with overseeing the sale of American bonds in the European financial markets, thereby reducing the debt incurred during the Civil War. The national debt skyrocketed during the Civil War and Reconstruction, from about $78 million in 1861 to $2.5 billion in 1871. To alleviate some of the debt the Treasury Department decided to actively sell American bonds in Europe, using the assistance of the Rothschild Bank in London and several prominent New York bankers (including J.P. Morgan), referred to in these letters as "The Syndicate." The centerpiece of this small collection is a group of four manuscript letters (the text written in a secretarial hand) signed by United States Treasury Secretary John Sherman to Charles Conant, his agent in London for "refunding the National Debt." Conant (1835- 1886) was appointed to the Treasury Department in 1865, and rose through the civil service ranks. Beginning in 1870 he was chief of the warrants division, and responsible for completing the monthly debt statement of the United States, and by 1874 he was Assistant Secretary of the Treasury. In 1877 Treasury Secretary John Sherman named Conant the department's funding agent, and placed him in charge of the financial transactions of the government in London in relation to refunding the national debt. Conant spent more than two years in London, overseeing the sale of U.S. bonds in the European financial market, working closely with the Rothschild Bank (one of the envelopes is addressed to Conant c/o N.M. Rothschild & Son). In these letters Sherman writes Conant regarding several aspects of his work. In the earliest letter, dated February 12, 1878, Sherman informs Conant that "the relation of the Syndicate, as an association, will terminate with this Department in accordance with a personal understanding had after the contract was annulled. If no bonds shall be sold in Europe, of course I shall not be justified in incurring any expense there on account of the Loan, and it will be well for you to make provision for closing your business, unless you are cognizant of some plan or arrangement for continuing the business of funding abroad, of which, I am not advised." Apparently, the Treasury Department's agreement with The Syndicate was renewed, as the next letter from Sherman, dated a year later, on February 15, 1879, describes a vigorous selling operation: "The rapid sales of bonds in this country tend to make me solicitous to promote sales in Europe to avoid anything like a drain of coin here in April, May and June. I therefore thought it best to allow the Syndicate to deposit with you any called bonds as collateral, but payment for the four per cent must in every case be made within the ninety days the interest to be adjusted here. Please say to the Messrs. Rothschild that it is desirable to have all called bonds as soon as received by them, and they will be credited with interest to the maturity of the call." A letter from Sherman to Conant of February 28, 1879 describes some of the nuts and bolts of their dealings. Sherman writes (in part) "I transmit to you to-day...ten million dollars ($10,000,000)...for delivery to the contracting parties as required and paid for by them. The bonds are contained in four (4) iron safes, which are addressed to the Hon. John Welch, U.S. Minister London." The final letter from Sherman is dated April 21, 1879, and he informs Conant that a large number of bonds belonging to the Manhattan Savings Institution have been stolen, and instructs Conant of the specific bonds that he should decline to receive, totaling some $42,000. The final three letters to Conant are of a more less official nature and are from a variety of correspondents, including one from John Biddulph Martin, who would later marry the famed feminist, Victoria Woodhull. Martin asks Conant if he can give him "the totals of the U.S. interest-bearing debt from 1860-78, which I do not find in any work which I have consulted, but which you may be able to refer to readily." An interesting group of letters shedding light on a little-known aspect of post-Civil War American debt financing.

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        THE RETURN OF THE NATIVE. In Three Volumes. (First Edition in Untouched Original Cloth, Primary Binding)

      London: Smith, Elder, 1878. Hardy, Thomas. THE RETURN OF THE NATIVE. In Three Volumes. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1878. First Edition, first issue, printed in an edition of 1,000 copies. Frontispiece map in Vol. 1. A VERY GOOD, untouched and honest copy, all three volumes with double-ruled blocked-in-blind borders on the back covers which definitively denote the primary binding. Original publisher's brown fine-ribbed cloth, spines and front covers blocked in black, spines blocked in gilt, with cream endpapers. Single leaf of ads at the back of Volume 2. Extremities lightly rubbed, some minor bubbling to the cloth and mild bumping to the corners. Volume 3 shows indents where this set was once bound up (as was the custom of the times) with string. Inner hinges starting, prelims and edges with moderate foxing, no prior ownership markings. Yet despite faults, there is residual freshness to this copy and even a touch of original gloss to the cloth making this several cuts above the average example of this title which is usually found ex-library, worn to bits, or in the three-rule secondary binding (which without question belonged to a remaindered second binding-up of 100 copies accomplished in 1882 by W. Glaisher, wholesale booksellers, a four-year gap from the first binding-up). This is a similar situation to Hardy's THE TRUMPET-MAJOR (Smith, Elder, & Co., 1880). No matter how some bibliophiles might try to spin it, the two-ruled primary bindings are far preferable to the three-ruled versions which were bound years later. The lending libraries swallowed THE RETURN OF THE NATIVE and THE TRUMPET-MAJOR whole, causing them to be read to pieces and leaving nice, clean copies in the primary binding without library labels few and far between. THE RETURN OF THE NATIVE, Hardy's sixth novel, remains after 135+ years, one of the great literary masterpieces of the late Victorian era and one of Hardy's most popular novels, still easily readable today unlike so many other well-known Victorian classics. Plot: Eustacia, the high-spirited tragic heroine, is stifled by life inside bleak Egdon Heath and marries earnest and educated Clym Yeobright as an escape. Eustacia's former lover, Damon Wildeve, spitefully marries Clym's cousin Thomasin in revenge for Eustacia refusing to succumb to his physical charms. Bad things happen; there is little justice or mercy for all involved and their fates are not particularly upbeat leaving Hardy, as usual, open to unfair accusations of gleeful pessimism. But a closer reading of THE RETURN OF THE NATIVE shows Hardy's distinct tenderness toward his flawed characters, simply victims of the same human condition we all endure, constantly smacked around by circumstance and coincidence. An excellent copy of a highly desirable first edition. Housed in a new brown & black matching slipcase spine-lettered in gold. Purdy, pp.24-27; Sadleir 1113. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good.

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        Antonio Maceo autographed letter signed with fine content written days after being forced to leave Cuba for political reasons

      New York, June 15, 1878. 5" x 6.5". "Autograph letter signed ""Anto. Maceo"", one page, 5"" x 6.5"", June 15, 1878, New York, addressed to a friend in Cuba. Very fine.""Having received important news of the . . . republic of Cuba and judging convenient to give T. knowledge of their request to be served concurring tomorrow Monday at eight o'clock at No. 19 Street with the above mentioned end. It will be served to admit them to my consideration"". Written just days after being forced to leave Cuba for political reasons, Maceo arrived in New York and received news that the rebels have accepted Spanish peace terms at Loma Pelada. The son of a Venezuelan mulatto and Afro-Cuban woman, Maceo began his fight for Cuban liberation by enlisting as a private in the army in 1868 when the Ten Years War began. Five years later, he was promoted to the rank of general because of his bravery and his demonstrated ability to outmaneuver the Spanish army. In 1878 when most of the Cubans generals believed that their armies could not defeat the Spaniards, Maceo refused to surrender without winning Cuban independence and the abolition of slavery. Ultimately he was forced to leave Cuba. "

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        Around the World in Eighty Days

      Philadelphia: Porter & Coates. Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket. 1878. Cloth. Later impression of the first American edition. Original terra-cotta cloth pictorially decorated in black and gilt, with the publisher's printed dust-jacket. The book is very good with some light mottling to the spine cloth, light wear at the corners, internally clean; the jacket is about near fine with a touch of wear at the spine tips and corners; Osgood was the first American firm to publish this Verne title in both a small unillustrated format in July 1873 and a fully illustrated version (from British sheets) in November of the same year. In March of 1876 Osgood sold at auction the plates and remainders of its Verne books and Porter & Coates paid $410 for the plates of the illustrated version, along with 310 sets of sheets at cost, and printed an edition from those plates in December of 1876; though not mentioned in Taves & Michaluk, it is probable Porter & Coates ran off one or more printings between then and 1880. We have dated this copy circa 1878, based on the rear-panel ad for the Fireside Encyclopedia, which was issued near the end of that year .

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        How The “Mastiffs” Went To Iceland With Illustrations by Mrs. Hugh Blackburn

      London: Virtue & Co.. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1878. First Edition. Cloth. Original cobalt blue cloth with gilt titles and decoration on upper board and spine, all edges gilt, in publisher's original printed dust-wrapper, cloth folding chemise, and matching slipcase; Color map frontis, 14 lithographic plates, and an additional 2 silver prints tipped in. Collates complete. Book is fine and bright, as are the chemise and slipcase, though the plates have some very minor foxing (in all, that said, very near fine). The jacket shows toning around the edges, chipping at the spine tips, and short tears at the extremities, but still far better than very good. A bright and pleasing copy. ; The story of the voyage of the "mastiffs" (the self-named passengers on board the yacht "Mastiff," owned by John Burns, later Lord Inverclyde, of Cunard fame) from Scotland to Iceland. Trollope discovered Iceland to be "curious but not beautiful" and noted that Reykjavik was "pervaded by a flavour of fish," while his fellow passenger Mrs. Blackburn, who provided the pencil sketches reproduced herein, wondered how such a "rough-spoken good sort of fellow" had come to "write such good novels." Great fun, and, in the super-scarce dust jacket, very possibly the finest copy in existence .

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        United States Northern Boundary Commission. Reconnaissance Maps . (Six sheets and Profile) Showing the general features of the topography adjacent to the 49th. parallel from the Lake of the Woods to the Rocky Mountains

      [ 1878].. TOTAL OF SEVEN MAPS AND ONE PROFILE SHEET. Six black and white lithograph maps each approximately 15.25 x 21 inches on sheets 19 x 21.5 inches, folded as issued to 11.5 x 8.25 inches; one black and white map approximately 18 x 9 inches on sheet approximately 22 x 12 inches; profile sheet 16 x 22 inches. Maps are overall clean and crisp, but all have a short tear at middle of left edge just entering image. This has been taped on the verso, but there is no dicoloration to the front of the maps. the usual occasional splitting at folds. This lot comprises the six maps and one profile sheet relating to the Northern Boundary Commission surveys, plus an additional map entitled "Map of the vicinity of the North West Point of the Lake of the Woods", also published by the United Sates Northern Boundary Commission. Map No. 1 starts at the Main divide of the Rocky Mountains, with map no. VI finishing at the Lake of the Woods; the profile sheet shows the height in feet of this route. Each map shows the boundary (marked with mounds and iron pillars), 'trails reconnoitred by parties of Boundary Commission', 'other trails' and wagon roads, plus such interesting features as trading posts, forts and Indian reservations. Among the routes marked are those of Capt. W. J. Twining (1869/1873), Lt. F. V. Greene (1873/74); and the route of C.L. Doolittle (1874). .

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        A Voyage in the 'Sunbeam' : our home on the ocean for eleven months

      Longmans Green and Co, 1878, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st Editionquarter leather marbled boards are shelf worn and the spine has been repaired. the book is complete with all maps, the chart at the back and all full page plates. the hinges have been reinforced with cloth. the book has some light foxing and age related marks. the binding is strong. the condition is given in terms of the book's age. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 76fg.

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        The Native Flowers and Ferns of the United States in Their Botanical, Horticultural, and Popular Aspects COMPLETE TWO VOLUMES BOUND IN FOUR BOOKS

      Boston.: L. Prang and Company.. Copyright 1878.. TWO VOLUMES IN FOUR BOOKS. 192 chromolithographic plates with tissue guards, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, ix+192pp v+200pp v+204pp ix+196pp, 10 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches, gilt lettered leather spine and corners with cloth-covered boards (hardbound). Ex-library with markings to lower spines, label to front pastedowns, withdrawn stamp to copyright page, and perforated stamp to a few pages (not affecting plates). Cover extremities rubbed, front joint of three of the volumes is cracked, previous owner's name in ink to front fly leaf and in pencil to inner margin of Preface page, occasional faint offsetting to text pages; overall the interior is in very good, clean condition with bright plates. Thomas Meehan (1826-1901) was born in England in 1826 and at age 20 was offered a position at the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew. After two years at Kew he emigrated, settling in Germantown, Pennsylvania, where he started a nursery. His business enterprise prospered as a result of his remarkable expertise, both scientific and commercial, and in 1891 he founded a botanical journal, Meehan?'s Monthly. The four volume Native Flowers and Ferns of 1878 is viewed as a landmark publication due, in part, to the fine chromolithographic plates (48 per volume for a total of 192) by master printer Louis Prang of Boston. Meehan In his Preface writes that the illustrations, painted from life by Alois Lunzer, "will favorably compare with the best hitherto attempted in this country, both as regards scientific accuracy and pictorial excellence." Includes an Index of Common Names and Index of Botanical Names. A significant work in the history of both American botany and American color plate printing (included in Bennett's "Practical Guide to American Nineteenth Century Color Plate Books"). .

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        The home doctor: a guide to health

      San Francisco News Co. [E. Bosqui & Co., printers and bookbinders], San Francisco 1878 - 12mo, pp. xx, 505, [1]; wood-engraved frontispiece portrait and a number of small wood engravings in the text; fine and bright in original brown pebble-grain cloth, gilt lettering and decoration on spine, marbled page edges. Dr. Bourne's water cure was available in San Francisco during the Gold Rush from late 1850 to 1869 with one establishment being at 629 Market St. which had 29 electri-chemical baths in 1862. Bourne sold the business in 1869 and moved to Lake Tahoe to open a new facility at Cornelian Bay which promoted rarified, pure mountain air, and hot and cold mineral springs as an answer to healthful living. (Dr. Bourne actually tried to change the name of Lake Tahoe to Lake Sanitoria.) By 1876 the Cornelian Bay Hotel was a regular stop for the steamer Governor Stanford, and excursionists combed the shoreline for carnelian stones and many opted to take Dr. Bourne's water cure, many different treatments of which are discussed in this book.Not in Cordasco. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Zeitschrift des Deutschen Palästina-Vereins. Herausgegeben von Siegfried Mittmann und Dieter Vieweger.

      Leipzig, Baedeker, 1878-1994.. 1-64, 68-78, 80-100, 102-105 u. 107-110/1 in 68 Bänden u. 13 Heften. Mit zahlreichen teils gefalteten, teils farbigen Tafeln, Karten und Plänen. 8°. Halbledereinbände d. Zeit (18) u. Halbleineneinbände d. Zeit (50). Ab Band 98 ungebunden.. ISSN: 0012-1169. Einbände teils berieben und Ecken bestoßen. Titel gestempelt. Buchrücken mit Bibliotheks-Rückenschild. Wichtige Quelle zur Palästinaforschung.

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        Fables choisies tirees des Metamorphoses d'Ovide. Gravures de Bernard Picart et d'apres Lebrun. Texte par Rene Menard. Tome 1-2.

      Paris, A. Levy, Libraire editeur, 1878.. Fol., Halbleder. half morocco. 2 vols. With 80 superb full-page engravings. teg, binding bumped and rubbed, Engravings stocking.

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        Liebig-Bilder: Einzelserie Nr. 012: Elsässische Volksszenen.

      Liebig - ( Liebig-Bilder-Serie in Chromolithographie gedruckt, teils unter Verwendung von Gold und Silber. Bildgröße 10 x 7 cm: Katalognummer und Erscheinungsjahr nach den maßgeblichen Katalogen von Arnhold/Spielhagen + Loos sowie Sanguinetti ): Hier die Nummer 12: " Elsässische Volksszenen " aus dem Jahrgang 1878-1883, gedruckt bei Hutinet in Paris mit französischem Werbeaufdruck *Compagnie Liebig. Veritable Extrait de Viande Liebig*. Gezeigt werden: " Ein Mann und Frau tanzen um einen Liebigtopf, eine Frau mit Löffel füllt Extrakt hieraus - Ernte: 2 Knaben und 1 Mädchen binden Stroh - Eine Frau füllt Extrakt aus dem Liebigtopf an 2 Knaben mit Näpfen - 2 Knaben mit einem Holzschlitten rollen einen großen Liebigtopf über einen Steg, Mädchen wartet zur Belohnung mit Weinflasche - Knabe mit Posaune auf einem Liebigtopf, ein Bauernpaar tanzt davor - Knabe hat einen Liebigtopf auf den Rücken in einer Kiepe, einer hilft, ein Mädchen feuert an - Knabe mit Liebigtopf auf Holzkarre, ein Knabe spielt Dudelsack, ein Mädchen spinnt mit Spindel - Tanz um den Maibaum ( Liebigtopfbaum ) - Herr und Dame beim Rendezvous in einer Laube, Kellner bringt riesengroßen Liebigtopf herbei - 2 Bauern spielen Karten am Tisch, ein Mädchen bringt ein Getränk im Krug und 2 Gläser ". Zusammen 10 Bilder (so vollständig). ( Die Rückseiten der Bilder mit französischem Werbetext ). Von insgesamt guter Erhaltung ( wenige Bilder gering berieben, Rückseiten teils gering fleckig ). - außerordentlich selten - ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available )

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        Le opere con nuove annotazioni e commenti di Gaetano Milanesi.

      G.C. Sansoni,, In Firenze, 1878 - Nove volumi di cm. 22,5, pp. 5000 ca. complessive con illustrazioni entro e fuori testo (perlopiù alberi genealogici). Solida ed elegante legatura del tempo in mezza pergamena con punte, dorsi lisci con fregi in oro e titoli su dopio tassello bicolore. Brossure originali preservate all'interno. Tagli di testa dorati. Esemplare genuino ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Pregevole edizione che presenta, oltre alle vite, anche i Ragionamenti, le Lettere edite ed inedite e la Descrizione dell'Apparato per le feste del Principe Francesco de' Medici (d'anonimo). Il nono ed ultimo volume è interamente dedicato ad ampi ed utili indici per la consultazione dell'opera intera. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE LEAVENWORTH CASE: A Lawyer’s Story

      New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1878. First edition, first printing. Correctly dated 1878 to the title page. Publisher?'s brown cloth with black titles to the upper board and gilt titles to the spine. Re-spined with the original cloth laid down. The Adrian Homer Goldstone copy with his bookplate to the front pastedown. Folding facsimile letter. A good only copy, rubbed, bumped and darkened to the binding. The contents complete with an ink mark to the reverse of the half title and small nick to the bottom edge of the title page. Light spotting to the text block edge and a few page margins, otherwise pretty clean internally. A Haycraft Queen Cornerstone. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        THE FENLAND PAST AND PRESENT

      Wisbech Leach and Son 1878 - FIRST EDITION Large 8vo. hardback bound in dark green cloth with decorative gilt and black titles and decorations to spine and upper board. 649pp., illustrated with colour frontispiece, a large folding map (with closed tear), many other engravings (lacking 2) and diagrams and 2 folding tables. A clean copy with no previous owners' markings or inscriptions. Slight shelfwear, else a Good+ Copy. (Shelf 9) ** To see a scan of this book please visit our Home page ** The shop is open 7 days a week. Over 20,000 books in stock - please come and browse. PayPal, credit and (UK) debit cards welcome. Books posted worldwide. For any queries please contact us direct. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        BABYHOOD: RHYMES AND STORIES, PICTURES AND SILHOUETTES, FOR OUT LITTLE ONES

      Estes and Lauriat, Boston 1878 - A charmer of a Victorian children's book, and one of the very first published by that most prolific of children's book writers, Laura E. Richards. In a publisher's binding typical of the period, with Egyptian and Asian motifs, and a pastedown with two ladies in kimonas and a brilliant Chinese red border. A lovely copy, with pink endpapers illustrated patterned with Victorian babies. There are no marks of any kind in the book, though some occasional toning. A bright copy of an uncommon title -- we locate a handful of copies in OCLC. [204] p., [1] leaf of plates; ill. In text illustrations throughout, music as well. Some illustrations engraved by John Greenaway, Bricher & Russell after Hoppin, and silhouettes by Church. Near Fine binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Vigne: Voyage Autour des Vins de France: Étude Physiologique, Anecdotique, Historique, Humoristique et Même Scientifique par Bertall

      Paris: E. Plon et Cie., 1878. Hardcover. Very Good. [6], 659 p.: frontispiece, many full-page and in-text illustrations; 29 cm. Original dark red morocco spine with six spine compartments between raised bands. Gilt-stamped spine title in second compartment; gilt-stamped decoration in remaining compartments. Red morocco-grain cloth over boards with blind-stamped borders. All page edges gilt. White moire endpapers. Title page printed in red and black. Copyrighted in Nov. 1877. Wonderfully illustrated by French illustrator Bertall (1820-1882), showing wine in mid-19th-century France from the grapes through production and sale to consumption. In Very Good Condition: spine is rubbed, with one scrape; corners are bumped; endpapers are slightly foxed; light soiling in the margins of a few pages; otherwise, clean and bright.

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        Relazione generale sui Cenni Monografici dei Signoli Servizi dipendenti dal Ministerio dei Lavori Pubblici della Esposizione Universale di Parigi dell' anno 1878. 12 in 6 Bänden.

      Rom, Tipografia Eredi Botta, 1878. - Imp.-Fol. Mit 35 gef., teilkol. lithographierten Karten, 5 gef., farbigen Karten (Tab. Peutingeriana) u. 9 gef. Diagrammen. Hln.d.Zt. mit etwas Rvg. (stärker beschabt u. bestoßen, Kapitale etwas lädiert). Selten! - Inhalt: I): Relazione generale. Cenni storici sulla tavola Peutingeriana. Cenno illustrativo sulle trasformazioni idrografiche del grande estuario Adriatico dall' epoca Romana. - II): Sulle strade nazionali e provinciali construite a cura dello strato in Italia. - III): Sulle strade provinciali, comunali obbligatorie, e comunali generali. - IV): Sulle strade ferrate Italiane. - V): Sull' idrografia e sull' idraulica fluviale in Italia. - VI): Sulla navigazione interna in Italia. - VII): Sui consorzi idraulici di scolo e difesa in Italia. - VIII): Sulle bonificazioni idrauliche Italiane. - IX): Sui porti Italiani. - X): Sulle edilitá Italiana. - XI): Sulle poste Italiane. - XII): Sui telegrafi Italiani.- Jeweils ohne Vortitel.- Titel mit Bibl.-Stempel (ausgeschieden), vereinzelt gering fleckig, die Karte in Band XII mit hinterlegter Knickfalte. Reisen, Geographie, Landeskunde [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La illustracion Espagnola y Americana de 1878-1920. (Manque les annees 1880 a 1889). Ensemble 59 volumes.

      1878,. in-Folio, ca. 500-700 p. par vol.,. Contenido: Contiene los momentos mas imporantes de la historia Espagnola. Retratos, Aquarellas, Pinturas, Croquis, Panoramicos (p.e. Constaninopla), Facsimiles.... / Arte: Monumentos arquitectonicos de Espagna (Portada principal de la Catedral de Salamanca); Monumentos artisticos de Espagna (Catedral de Zaragoza). / Religion: Escenas de las costumbres manacales, la entrada en el refectorio el dia de Navidad; Intiero de San Sebastian (por Alejandro Ferrand y Fischermans); El Papa Leon XIII, el Papa PIo IX.; El drama del Calvario. El descendimiento de la cruz. / Viajes: de estudio y recreo alrededor del Mundo. / Exposiciones: Universales de Paris, Provinciales de Jaen. / Guerra: Desfiles, ataques / Reinado espagnol: El intierro en Espagna de La Reina Cristina de Borbon; Joyas reales; Fiestas reales; litografia de S. M. Don Alfonso XII y Dona Maria de Las Mercedes, reyes de Espagna) / Lito. de Dona Juana La Loca por D. Francisco Prachilla. / Anuncios: Inventos notables de actualidad (lampara electronica, pluma electrica par formar un cliche cuando se escribe, prensa para obtener hasta 6.000 copias del escrito...... Plusieurs annees relies en 2 vols,, les annees 1879, 1898, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1919 sont rel. par volume.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        OLD TIMES on the MISSISSIPPI (Together with : A LITERARY NIGHTMARE

      ROSE-BELFORD & CO, Toronto 1878 - HARD TO FIND IN THIS CONDITION. MOST SPLENDID BROWN CLOTH BOARDS WITH BLIND STAMPED FLORAL DESIGNS & LETTERING. VIVID GOLD GILT LETTERING & DECORATIONS ON SPINE. RED PAGE EDGES ALL AROUND. VERY SOLID BINDING. EXTREMELY CLEAN WITH SMALL NAME AND DATE OF MARCH 1890 ON ffep O/W , NO MARKINGS. 157 pages + catalogue (one page , both sides). PRICED TO SELL ! DIRECT INQUIRIES ALWAYS WELCOMED. SCANS ON REQUEST. THANKS. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Howden and Odbert's Atlas of Warren County, Pennsylvania

      J. A. Howden and A. Odbert, Washington, PA 1878 - 1878, First Edition. Hardcover, folio, original boards rebacked and recornered in recent buckram. 159 pp. Illustrated throughout with color lithographs and maps. A complete copy, but tape repair along the gutters; about 1/3rd of the pages have short, closed snags repaired with tape. Boards worn and faded. An average copy of a rare atlas. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books Pittsburgh PA, ABAA]
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        Scotch firs.

      Smith, Elder, London 1878 - First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, pp. [6], 319, vi, 284, 4 (ads); original green cloth stamped in black and blind, spines gilt lettered; light edge wear to cloth, volume I a bit shaken, library label to front pastedowns, light foxing, still a very nice set of a scare title. Wolff, 6916. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        12 (lithogr.) Ansichten von Fulda und der Rhön. (Bildgröße: 8,1 x 12,2 cm)

      Fulda, Nehrkorn ca. 1878.. 15 x 20 cm. Gold- und schwarz- gepr. Leinenmappe d. Zt. 8 Bll. mit Wasserrand außerhalb des Druckes.. Die Ansichten zeigen: (Fulda) Bonifaciusplatz, Post- und Rathhaus, Frauenberg und Stadt, Pfarrkirche, Dom, Das Innere der Michaelskirche, jeweils mit lebendiger Personenstaffage ; (Rhön) Milseburg, Die große Wasserkuppe, Bieberstein, Steinwand, Kreuzberg; - Äußerst seltenes Album!

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        Ornithologie du salon - synonymie, description, moeurs, nourriture des oiseaux de volière européens et exotiques

      J. Rothschild, Paris 1878 - In-4° (27,5 x 19 cm), 220 pages, demi-chagrin vert d'époque dos à cinq nerfs orné de fleurons dorés, plats de percaline verte ornés d'un décor à froid, gardes moirée, toutes tranches dorées. 40 SUPERBES PLANCHES HORS TEXTE EN COULEURS sous serpente et 75 gravures dans le textes en premier (et unique) tirage. Très bel exemplaire sans aucune rousseur.

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        Sefton. Winner of the Derby Stakes at Epsome 1878

      London 1878 - This hand colored aquatint engraving depicts the winning horse and jockey of the 1878 Epsom Derby Stakes. Measuring 12" x 17", the print shows mild foxing and a repaired 1" tear in the bottom left hand corner of the margin.1/2" crease in bottom left corner.

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        Through the Dark Continent Or The Sources of the Nile, Around the Great Lakes of Equatorial Africa and Down the Livingstone River to the Atlantic Ocean

      New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1878. First American edition (same year as first). With 10 maps and 150 woodcuts. With map in pocket at back of each volume which together form a detailed map of Equatorial Africa (82 x 128 cm). 2 vols. Thick 8vo. Original green decorated cloth, stamped in gilt and red. Extremities slightly rubbed. Vol. I slightly bowed, with hinges starting and a few gatherings loosened, lower inner hinge of vol. II starting. Map of Western Half of Equatorial Africa repaired with archival tape. Generally bright copies. Stanley's marvellous retelling of his expedition to the headwaters of the Nile River after the death of Livingstone. The journey was one of terrible hardship and when Stanley returned his face was deeply lined and his hair nearly white. A cornerstone of African exploration.

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        INDIAN HISTORY, BIOGRAPHY, AND GENEALOGY: PERTAINING TO THE GOOD SACHEM MASSASOIT OF THE WAMPANOAG TRIBE, AND HIS DESCENDANTS WITH AN APPENDIX.

      Zerviah Gould Mitchell, North Abingdon, MA 1878 - This is a hardcover book published in 1878 by Zerviah Gould Mitchell in Massachusetts. The binding is a blindstamped dark brown cloth with faded gilt title on the spine and simulated book bands across the spine. Both interior hinges carefully reinforced without the use of tape. The corners are straight. The covers are clean and though dark in color are bright with smudging or soil. No spine chips, but with very light fraying. Original end papers with former owner name in ink. Clean pages throughout. Preface, Table of Contents, an index for Portraits and Other Illustrations contained in the book, Content, Genealogy, Appendix, List of Subscribers. Illustrations are line engravings. All plates are present. Collation on request. ; Small 8vo; 261 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Farbenblindheit

      1878. DAAE, Dr. A. Die Farbenblindheit. 9 pp. Pamphlet and wool-diagnostic test with 70 dyed wool samples. 8vo., bound in publisher's cloth. Berlin: Dorfel, [1878].Second Edition. The author, a Norwegian ophthalmologist, was an early campaigner for mandatory vision tests for ships' pilots and railway engineers. In 1877 Hoelmgen, prompted by a fatal train collision in Sweden, published his "Worsted Test" for colour-blindness, and this spurred a new interest in colour-blindness as a matter of public safety. It was reprinted as up until 1938. rare with OCLC listing only three copies in the US.

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        North Italian Folk Sketches of Town and Country Life. Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott.

      Londra, Chatto and Windus 1878 In - 8vo piccolo (cm. 19) di pp. XII, 282, (6). Con 18 ill. n.t. incise su legno da Swain e 10 tavv. f.t. di R. Caldecott, in col orig. all?acquerello. Mz. tela edit., dorso oranto, tit. al dso (lievi usure). Ottimo esemplare. Libro interessante e poco conosciuto, dedicato quasi interamente alla Liguria : la prima parte alla Riviera di Levante, la seconda parte all'entroterra e all'Appennino Ligure. Gustosissime le illustrazioni, raffiguranti soprattutto scorci di paesaggio, vita popolare, tradizioni contadine, scene di costume: esse sono frutto della mano spiritosa e garbata di Randolph Caldecott, il noto illustratore del periodo vittoriano. "Nello stesso inverno 1876 - 7, Caldecott illustrò con 28 disegni, colorati poi a mano, l'opera, stampata in solo 400 copie, North Italian Folk di Mrs. Comyns Carr, l'intraprendente figlia di un console inglese a Genova, che ci ha lasciato una vivacissima descrizione di personaggi, feste, costumi di Genova e dell'Appennino Ligure.... Raro documento, letterario e grafico, di una villeggatura di due stranieri tra i contadini liguri di fine Ottocento" (cfr. Astengo, Duretto e Quaini, La scoperta della Riviera, pp. 129 - 30). Pitré, Bibl. Tradiz. Popolari d'Italia, n. 3754.

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        Brasenose Ale: A Collection of Verses Annually Presented On Shrove Tuesday, By The Butler of Brasenose College, Oxford

      Boston, Lincolnshire: Printed for Private Circulation by Robert Roberts 1878 - Half Morocco by Larkins, 9 inches tall. A splendid volume of verse celebrating drinking ale in a fine binding. With gilt raised bands, title and most attractive gilt tooling to the panels framing a centre tool representing a jug of ale. Top edge gilt. Slight rubbing and scuffing. With the remarkable and macabre bookplate of George Fales Barker. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        South Africa

      London: Chapman and Hall, 193, Picadilly, 1878. First edition, with half-titles. Folding hand-colored map of South Africa by Henry Hall in vol. I and color two-page map of the Kimberley Mines ("Plan and Evaluation of Kimberley 1876") in vol II. Each fine. vii, [i], 352; vii, [i], 52, 32, ads [dated Nov., 1877] pp. 2 vols. 8vo. Bound in three-quarter blue morocco and cloth, t.e.g., by Bayntun. Bookplate of Joseph Spencer "Ticky" Graydon. Spines lightly sunned, else fine.

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        WHISTLER VERSUS RUSKIN; ART & ART CRITICS

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1878. Paperback. Good +. Original printed wraps. 22pp. Wraps chipped at edges of spine & sl. stained. Whistler's "chop" on cover is okay. Interior is very good. Uncut. Whistler's account of the famed libel suit brought by him against critic John Ruskin. Rare!

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        [6 autograph letters, signed, to unknown recipients].Chateau du Breau, (Seine-et-Marne), and 9 Av. Bosquet, 24 June 1878- 9 June 1889. (20.7 x 13.4 to 11.1 x 9 cm). In French. Most letters with 1 or 2 pp. text.

      For the author: NBG XXIV, cols. 542-543. Collection of 6 letters by the French sinologist and oneirologist Marie-Jean-Léon Lecoq, Marquis d'Hervey de Saint-Denys. The author studied Chinese under the great scholar Stanislas Julien and succeeded him in the chair of Chinese at the Collège de France. He translated parts of Ma Duanlin's massive encyclopaedia Wenxian Tongkao and published several anthologies of Chinese literature. The present letters are apparently written to colleagues and friends and mainly concern sinological matters. In one of the letters the author discusses a book by Abel des Michels, most likely his Annales imperiales de l'Annam, which Hervey de Saint-Denys recommends for the "Prix Stanislas Julien"; this prize was indeed awarded to Des Michels the following year. One letter with tear. Letters in very good condition.

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        BABYHOOD: RHYMES AND STORIES, PICTURES AND SILHOUETTES, FOR OUT LITTLE ONES

      Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1878. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine binding. A charmer of a Victorian children's book, and one of the very first published by that most prolific of children's book writers, Laura E. Richards. In a publisher's binding typical of the period, with Egyptian and Asian motifs, and a pastedown with two ladies in kimonas and a brilliant Chinese red border. A lovely copy, with pink endpapers illustrated patterned with Victorian babies. There are no marks of any kind in the book, though some occasional toning. A bright copy of an uncommon title -- we locate a handful of copies in OCLC. [204] p., [1] leaf of plates; ill. In text illustrations throughout, music as well. Some illustrations engraved by John Greenaway, Bricher & Russell after Hoppin, and silhouettes by Church. Near Fine binding.

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        Traicté de la Forme et Devis Comme on Faict les Tournois par Olivier de la Marche, Hardouin de la Jaille, Anthoine de la Sale etc. Mis en Ordre par Bernard Prost Enrichi de 16 Planches, Dont 9 Doubles Coloriées au Pinceau Avec le Plus Grand Soin et Rehausées d'Or

      Paris: A. Barraud, 1878. No. 8 of 258 (of 260) copies on papier vergé fort. 17 plates (16 hand-colored and heightened in gold), half-title and title printed in red and black. [i-ii], xix, [i], 259, [1], [iv] pp. 8vo. Contemporary vellum by Ch. & L. Hilaire, covers stamped in gilt with wide border of arabesque tools with initial "F" at each corner, surrounding a central panel with a semé of fleur-de-lys and ermine-tail tools, the upper cover with a large initial "F" surmounted by a King's helm with mantling, spine in six compartments with raised bands, titled in the second, the rest with repeat tooling of a decorative border surrounding an initial "F," gilt turn-ins, cream moiré paper pastedowns and free endpapers, gilt and gauffered top edge, original wrappers bound-in. First edition under this title, and the first to include the plates. The first appearance of Prost's text was with the title "Traités du duel judiciaire," published in 1872 by Léon Willem in an edition limited to 400 copies. For the present edition publisher Barraud changed the title and added 16 colored plates, adapted from ms 2692 in the French Bibliothèque Nationale ("Portraicts du tournoi de Monseigneur de Gruthuse appelant, et de Monseigneur de Ghistelle deffendant"). The binding is possibly a pastiche of a binding done for François I.

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        Antonio Maceo autographed letter signed with fine content written days after being forced to leave Cuba for political reasons

      Autograph letter signed "Anto. Maceo", one page, 5" x 6.5", June 15, 1878, New York, addressed to a friend in Cuba. Very fine."Having received important news of the . . . republic of Cuba and judging convenient to give T. knowledge of their request to be served concurring tomorrow Monday at eight o'clock at No. 19 Street with the above mentioned end. It will be served to admit them to my consideration". Written just days after being forced to leave Cuba for political reasons, Maceo arrived in New York and received news that the rebels have accepted Spanish peace terms at Loma Pelada. The son of a Venezuelan mulatto and Afro-Cuban woman, Maceo began his fight for Cuban liberation by enlisting as a private in the army in 1868 when the Ten Years War began. Five years later, he was promoted to the rank of general because of his bravery and his demonstrated ability to outmaneuver the Spanish army. In 1878 when most of the Cubans generals believed that their armies could not defeat the Spaniards, Maceo refused to surrender without winning Cuban independence and the abolition of slavery. Ultimately he was forced to leave Cuba.

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        "Ch. Baudelaire"

      Paris: Goupil, 1878. Woodburytype bust portrait on original printed La Galerie Contemporaine mount. 9 x 7 inches. Matted and framed. Fine. Woodburytype bust portrait on original printed La Galerie Contemporaine mount. 9 x 7 inches. Carjat's Charles Baudelaire. The iconic portrait photograph of Charles Baudelaire by Étienne Carjat, taken c. 1863, and here printed posthumously in La Galerie Contemporaine in 1878. Carjat was rivaled only by Nadar in his portraits of 19th century French cultural figures. "Like Nadar, Carjat captured character and expression brilliantly. Indeed, some of his portraits of celebrities, e.g. Rossini, Baudelaire, Halévy and Gambetta, are livelier and more intimate than Nadar's ?"(Gernsheim, The History of Photography: 1685-1914, p. 308).

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        Über spinalganglien und Rückenmark des Petromyzon. Pp. 81-167, in Sitzungsberichte der der Kaiserlichen-Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Classe LXXVIII. Band. III Abtheilung. Jahrgang 1878

      Wien: aus der E.K. Hof.- und Staatsdruckerei in Commission bei Carl Gerold's Sohn, 1878. First edition of Freud's very rare third paper. With 4 folding lithographic plates by E. Schima after Freud. v, [1], 289 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Uncut, largely unopened. Bound in later green cloth, original front wrapper preserved. First edition of Freud's very rare third paper. With 4 folding lithographic plates by E. Schima after Freud. v, [1], 289 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Freud's Contribution to Evolutionary Biology. Freud's first significant scientific contribution, and third published paper, a study of evolutionary aspects of the spinal column of the lamprey. Freud's research documented evolutionary processes identified in the physical structure of the fish he was examining under his microscope. This work predates Waldeyer's 1891 publication of his monograph on the neuron, but Freud's pioneering research was overlooked. Ernest Jones observed, "It was not the only time that Freud narrowly missed world fame in early life through not daring to pursue his thoughts to their logical - and not far off - conclusion" (cited in Gay, Freud: A Life for our Time, p. 36).

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