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        The American Senator

      London: Chatto and Windus, 1878., 1878. First One-volume Edition. Bound in red cloth, with gilt titles and black-tooled decoration to spine, and decorative black-tooled panneling and titles to front board, edges untrimmed. Includes bookplate. A handsome copy. Binding in fine order, excepting slight bump to top of spine. Text is crisp, clear, and free from foxing. Includes fine armourial bookplate, "Farquharson of Invercauld", and bookseller's label, "Harrison, bookseller to The Queen".

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        Extensive Run of Utah Territorial Laws from the Incorporation of the Territory in 1851 through 1878]

      1878 - Twenty volumes, detailed below. 20th-century cloth, gilt leather labels. Light to moderate wear and soiling, a few volumes with stained cloth, chipped labels. Institutional stamps on titlepages. Some light soiling and dampstaining An extensive run of Utah laws A remarkable and nearly complete run of the early session laws of the Utah Territory, encompassing a number of early Salt Lake City imprints. The volume for the first session is, of course, the first collection of Utah Territory laws. It includes interesting statutes related to ranching, for example concerning brand books and enclosures. The acts of the fourth session did not appear separately, but are found only in the 1855 Acts, published in Great Salt Lake City by Joseph Cain, 1855, and present in this run. These volumes contain a wealth of information on Brigham Young and other Mormon pioneers, the incorporation of cities and counties, the building of roads, the establishment of industry, and all aspects of Utah life of the period. The laws encompass the founding of the territory, the Mormon War, the Civil War period, and the coming of the transcontinental railroad in 1869. The volumes are as follows: 1) Acts, Resolutions, and Memorials, Passed by the First Annual, and Special Sessions, of the Legislative Assembly, of the Territory of Utah, Begun and Held at Great Salt Lake City, on the 22nd day of September. 2) Acts and Resolutions Passed at the Second Annual Session of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah. Great Salt Lake City: George Hales, 1853. 168,[1]pp. McMurtrie 19. 3) Acts and Resolutions Passed at the Third Annual Session of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah. Great Salt Lake City: Arieh C. Brower, 1854. 39,[1]pp. McMurtrie 22. 4) Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah. Great Salt Lake City: Joseph Cain, 1855. 460pp. McMurtrie 27. 5) Resolutions, Acts and Memorials Passed at the Fifth Annual Session of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah: Convened at Fillmore City, Dec. 11, 1855. Great Salt Lake City. 1855. 51pp. McMurtrie 32. 6) Acts and Resolutions Passed by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, during the Sixth Annual Session, 1856-7. Great Salt Lake City: James McKnight, 1857. 211pp. McMurtrie 34. 7) Acts and Resolutions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah: Eighth Annual Session - for the Years 1858-9. also Memorials to Congress. Great Salt Lake City: J. McKnight, 1859. 39,ii pp. McMurtrie 37. 8) Acts, Resolutions and Memorials Passed by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, during the Ninth Annual Session, for the Years 1859-60. Great Salt Lake City: John S. Davis, 1860. iv,44pp. McMurtrie 40. 9) Acts, Resolutions and Memorials Passed by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, during the Tenth Annual Session, for the Years 1860-61. Great Salt Lake City: Elias Smith, 1861. [2],50pp. 10) Acts, Resolutions and Memorials Passed by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, during the Eleventh Annual Session, for the Years 1861-62. Great Salt Lake City: Elias Smith, 1862. 60pp. 11) Acts, Resolutions and Memorials Passed by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, during the Twelfth Annual Session, for the Years 1862-63. Great Salt Lake City: Elias Smith, 1863. 15pp. 12) Acts, Resolutions and Memorials Passed by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, during the Thirteenth Annual Session, for the Years 1863-64. Great Salt Lake City: Henry McEwan, 1864. 52pp. 13) Acts, Resolutions and Memorials Passed by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, during the Fourteenth Annual Session, for the Years 1864---65. Great Salt Lake City: Henry McEwan, 1865. 92pp. 14) Acts, Resolutions and Memorials Passed and Adopted during the Sixteenth Annual Session of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah. Great Salt Lake City: James A. Thompson, 1867. i [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Hamburg, 30. XI. 1878. - 4 SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. Mit zwei kleinen Handskizzen. An einen Dr. Lohr über die Herstellung eines optischen Gerätes: "[.] Am besten ist es die Richtung der Schlieren senkrecht zur Richtung der abzubildenden Theilstriche zu setzen [.]". - Hugo Schröder betrieb eine optische Werkstatt in Hamburg , wo er u. a. Objektive für Teleskope herstellte. - Auf Briefpapier mit gedr. Briefkopf.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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      Milano: Ulrico Hoepli, 1878. ONE OF 1,000 UNNUMBERED COPIES n. Hardcover. 57 x 38 mm (2 1/4 x 1 1/2"). 2 p.l., 499, [1] (colophon) pp. ONE OF 1,000 UNNUMBERED COPIES. Pleasing contemporary green morocco, covers gilt with double fillet border enclosing a frame of fleurs-de-lys, large central fleuron, scrolling foliate cornerpieces; raised bands flanked by double gilt rules, spine panels with small central lozenge, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers. With an engraved frontispiece portrait of the author. Grolier Club "A Short List of Microscopic Books," p. 129. Bondy, p. 95; Spielman 114. Spine and upper board uniformly sunned to hazel brown, title page with overall light browning, otherwise very fine, the binding with virtually no wear, and the text extremely clean, fresh, and smooth. This is a very famous miniature edition of the great Italian classic, affectionately known as the "Dantino" or "Little Dante." Spielman thought the type (known as "flies' eyes" and measuring about two-point) was "the smallest ever employed." Whether that claim remains true, the Grolier Club's "Miniature Books: 4,000 Years of Tiny Treasures" reported that working with this type, which is scarcely visible to the naked eye, "is said to have injured the eyesight of both the compositor and corrector." The type was originally cast in 1850 but was not used for another 17 years. The Brothers Salmin in Padua began work on this edition in 1867, which was finally completed on June 9, 1878. The Grolier Club reports that "It took one month to print 30 pages, and new types were necessary for every new form." The work was originally issued with Salmin named as publisher on the title page, but Milan publisher Ulrico Hoepli bought pages from the Paduan publishing house and released it with a new title page bearing his own imprint. The present copy is very well preserved and attractively bound.

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        A CATALOGUE OF BLUE AND WHITE NANKIN PORCELAIN FORMING THE COLLECTION OF SIR HENRY THOMPSON, Illustrated by the autotype process from drawings by James Whistler, Edq and Sir Henry Thompson

      London, Ellis and White, 1878. FIRST EDITION 1878, "Only two hundred and twenty copies printed, of which one hundred are for private circulation" - Half-title page verso, ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATION BY HENRY THOMPSON, SIGNED WITH HIS INITIALS,   4to, approximately 260 x 200 mm, 10 x 8 inches, 26 plates with sepia and black colouring, many with more than 1 image, pages: vii, 67, Preface by M. Marks.  Bound in original publisher's special light green cloth gilt all over, with roses and thorny branches embossed in the green cloth, expertly rebacked with original gilt backstrip laid down, no label or lettering, top edges gilt, the others untrimmed, original endpapers retained.  New cloth showing at top and bottom of spine and on hinges, spine gilt somewhat rubbed, corners slightly worn and very slightly bumped, endpapers very lightly browned, contents otherwise very nice.  A very good copy housed in a fine custom made clamshell box, dark green morocco spine over green cloth sides, gilt patterned dividing line, 2 gilt raised bands, richly gilt and gilt lettered on spine.  Henry Thompson has drawn a plate on the front endpaper and coloured it with a pale brown wash, in the centre he has written: "To J. C. J. from his friend T. H. 1878". Thompson collaborated on the illustrations with James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903), who was one of the most prominent artists of the Aesthetic Movement, which advocated "art for art's sake." 20 of the illustrations are by WHISTLER, with his butterfly monogram.  MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Comment on devient sorcier. Les secrets de la prestidigitation et de la magie.

      Paris, Calmann Levy, 1878. - Hld. d. Zt., Rückentitel in Goldprägung, Rücken berieben, Ecken u. Kanten etwas bestoßen, Reste eines Papieretiketts auf dem vorderen Einbanddeckel, Bibliotheksstempel auf dem Titelblatt, Text teils stockfleckig,von Seite 65 -132 seitlicher Wasserfleck ( Textteil nicht betroffen), auf Seite 39 Seiteneinriss oben von ca. 3 cm. Exlibris, 391 S. Trotz der Mängel allgemein guterhaltenes ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar. Avec de nombreuse gravures. In französischer Sprache. pages. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        El vecino de enfrente Juguete cómico en un acto y en verso

      Barcelona, Establecimiento Topográfico de Salvador Manero, 1878. 4to.; 33 pp. Cubiertas mudas en papel.

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        The Action of Light on Selenium. Received May 18, - Read June 15, 1876.

      (London, Harrison and Sons, 1878). 4to. In the original wrappers. Offprint from "Philosophical Transactions" 1877 - Vol. 167. Author and title written in light pencil to front wrapper. Wrappers with a bit of soiling and part of spine is missing. Corners bended. Internally fine and clean. Pp. 313-349.. First edition, in the extremely rare offprint, of Adams and Day's landmark paper, in which they demonstrated that electricity could be produced from light without moving parts, eventually leading to the modern solar cell. It is here that Adams shows for the first time that the discovery of Willoughby Smith - that the conductivity of selenium is due only to the effect of light - is correct and furthermore that light has an effect on the resistance of selenium and that light generates electrical currents in selenium. Two years later Adams expanded the work and published 'Solar Heat'. Here he described his "Power Tower Concept", which to this day remains the basis of solar plants.William Grylls Adams (1836 - 1915), professor of Natural Philosophy at King's College, London, and brother of the famous astronomer John Couch Adams (1819-1892), was President of the Physical Society of London from 1878 to 1880. In 1872 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society and in 1875 delivered their Bakerian Lecture. He was president of the Institute of Electrical Engineers and of the mathematical and physical section of the British Association.His greatest achievement lies in demonstrating the seminal discovery that electricity could be produced from light without moving parts. The road to this discovery was begun in 1839 when Becquerel discovered that illumination of one of two metal plates in a dilute acid changed the electromotive force. Another French scientist, Auguste Mouchout, followed up on Becquerel's discovery, but it was not until 1876, when Adams and Richard Evans Day discovered that illuminating a junction between selenium and platinum has a photovoltaic effect, that the foundation for the documented use of solar thermal power was laid [with the publication of the present paper]. "From a historical viewpoint, it is of interest to note that the first experiments on the generation of solar thermal power in India were conducted by an Englishman, William Adams, about one hundred years ago. Adams stayed in Coloba, Mumbai and performed his experiments in the compound of his bungalow. He used a sphecical reflector 12 m in diameter, made from sheets of glass mirror. The sun's rays were focussed on a boiler having a capacity of about 60 litres and the steam generated was used to drive a 2.5 HP steam pump. Adams's work is described in a book written by him entitled "Solar Heat - A Substitute for Fuel in Tropical Countries for Heating Steam Boilers and Other Purposes" (Education Society's Press, Byculla, Bombay, 1878)." (Sukhatme & Neyak, "Solar Energy. Principles of Thermal Collection and Storage", p. 48)"William Grylls Adams was and English scientist who taught as a professor in the department of Natural Philosophy at King's College. He is notable for his contribution to the discovery of the photoelectric effect, on which all solar energy applications are based. He was inspired by Auguste Mouchout's invention of the solar steam engine. With the intent of making improvements to Mouchot's design, Adams began to experiment with different materials and designs. In 1876, working in conjunction with his student, Richard Day, he discovered that selenium produced electricity when exposed to sunlight. Using the selenium, he then added mirrors to the design to concentrate sunlight on the engine. This design came to be known as the power tower concept and is still in use today." (Smith & Taylor, "Renewable and Alternative Energy resources: A Reference Handbook", 2008, pp. 1556-56).Wheeler Gift, No. 3856. Shiers "Early Televison", no. 73

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        Portraitphotographie mit eigenh. Widmung und U.

      Paris, 18. V. 1878. - 150:100 mm. Brustportrait des alternden Komponisten, im oberen Rand mit Widmung "Souvenir de Jacques Offenbach" für den Münchner Bildhauer und Architekten Lorenz Gedon (1843-83). Zu dem Zeitpunkt arbeitete Offenbach, dessen Ansehen als Komponist seit dem Deutsch-Französischen Krieg stark abgenommen hatte, an seinem berühmtesten und eigentümlichsten Werk, "Les Contes d'Hoffmann". - Atelierphoto von J. M. Mora, New York, auf Karton mit gedr. Signet. Vermutlich entstand das Portrait auf Offenbachs Tournee durch Amerika im Frühjahr und Sommer 1876. - Leicht fleckig, obere Ecke mit Knickspur, verso von fremder Hd. bezeichnet. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Woodcuts of British Fishes

      London: James Toovey, 1878. One of only 50 copies, a presentation copy to Thomas Baring. One of only 25 copies printed, for presentation, on India paper. 25 woodcuts, including the title vignette, 18 of fish and 7 of men fishing in various spots including Alnwick Castle, each woodcut appearing on a separate page. 8vo., bound in contemporary russia backed marbled paper covered boards with gilt lettering to spine. Rubbed at extremities otherwise a very good, fresh copy. With a manuscript presentation inscription on the front free endpaper "Thomas Baring Esq with the Publisher's Compts." and with the booklabel of Thomas Baring on the front pastedown. Tattersfield in his descriptive catalogue of Bewick's work lists this book as no.14 of 'Specious Pretences'. According to him the 18 cuts of fishes were an unidentified London trade engraver and first appeared in an 1825 edition of Walton & Cotton's Complete Angler, the 6 vignettees were by Isaac Nicholson and very much after Thomas Bewick. These vignettes first appeared in a series of pamphlets the Fisher's Garland, issued by Emerson Charnley between 1821 and 1843. The story goes that all these woodblocks were bought by the collector Edward Basil Jupp and then bought at his sale in 1878 by the bookseller James Toovey who then issued them as here hoping that the blocks were by Bewick, whose style they closely resembled. Tattershall states that there were 50 copies printed. This copy suggests 25, perhaps 25 were printed for presentation and the rest were for sale.

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        Photographie originale parue dans la "Galerie contemporaine des illustrations françaises" (19 x 23 cm, épreuve en photoglyptie contrecollée sur une grande planche légendée, vers 1878).

      - Beau portrait du poète à la fin de sa vie attribué au photographe Stanislas comte Ostrorog, dit Walery.

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        Hawaiian Almanac and Annual for 1878. Centennial Issue. A Hand Book of Valuable and Statistical Information Relating to the Hawaiian Islands

      Honolulu: H. L. Sheldon, Printer, 1878. original printed light green wrappers. Spine and edges of wrappers barely browned, front wrapper with tiny tear in margin, else a very attractive copy. Octavo..

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        LES PARCS ET JARDINS Créés Et Exécutés Par F. Duvilliers... Deuxième partie Comprenant 40 Planches avec texte.

      Chez L'Auteur,: Paris: , 1878. Paris: Chez L'Auteur, 1878. The rare second volume, issued 7 years after the first. Not seen by Ganay, who knew that it had been announced but doubted that it had actually appeared. Duvillers (also identified as Duvillers-Chasseloup) came to Paris in 1832 where he studied botany, served as a gardener, and introduced himself as a compositeur of gardens through horticultural and universal expositions throughout the mid-century. He was largely self-published, apparently in a somewhat erratic fashion. As Isabelle Levêque has pointed out in CREATEURS DE JARDINS ET DE PAYSAGES EN FRANCE DU XIXe SIÈCLE AU XXI SIECLE, p. 26, not all of the items in his own bibliography can be located (a good number of his publications are listed on the lower board of the binding) and a good number of the garden plans illustrated in PARC ET JARDINS were never actually built (perhaps as a consequence of the Franco-Prussian War) in spite of the authorization signatures on the plates. One of his known executed projects, the plan for Sefton park in the public garden at Liverpool, is shown; also illustrated here with an attractive double page (49-50) plate is the "parc agricole et paysagist (verger, potager, fleuriste et fruitier)" for Solomon de Rothschild, Isle de Puteaux, at the château Suresnes. Although the illustration of the jardin paysagiste at Castres, Tarn, is shown, the promenade was never achieved. The concluding plan is of Duvillers's own garden at 15 avenue de Saxe, Paris. The handsome, detailed, dated plans with legends, elevations and, occasionally, illustrations of fabriques and other garden structures are accompanied by informative text. They offer an excellent view of the professional stature or aspiration of the landscape and garden designer so well represented by Duvillers. Although the plans recall the much earlier pattern book of Gabriel Thouin, this was work intended to be executed in a practical application of style and form. Isabelle Levêque (in CREATEURS p.25-26) comments: " On y acquiert une vision transversale et originale du jardin et du parc entre 1836 et 1879 à travers quartre-vingts planches de projets commentés." A list of sovereigns who welcomed the work is included in the text. With two slightly different prospectuses for the book laid in. see Ganay 282. Folio (49.3 x 34); viii + (81-) 160 + 40 engraved plates numbered 41-80; two prospectuses (each 2ff.) laid in. Original printed boards scuffed, old stains, but the printed text is clear; rebacked in cloth, as with the original; new endpapers; internally very good to fine.

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        The Birds of North America: Drawn and Colored from Life. One Hundred and Nineteen Colored Plates, representing upwards of seven hundred different species and varieties of North American birds, including a popular account of their habits and characteristics. (Und) Ornithology; Or, the Science of Birds. From the Text of Dr. (A. E.) Brehm. With Two Hundred and Twelve Illustrations. 2 Teile in 1 Band.

      Columbus Ohio: Jacob H Studer 1878 - Folio. 5 Bl., 182 S.: 119 chromolithographierte Farbtafeln; 3 Bl., 156 S., 1 w. Bl.: 41 getönte lithographierte Tafeln. Dekorativer brauner Original-Halblederband mit Rückentitel und figürlicher Rückenverzierung in Goldprägung, goldgeprägtem Titel auf Vorderdeckel, Lederecken, Ganzgoldschnitt, etwas berieben, Leder mit wenigen Schabstellen, Vorderdeckelbezug etwas wellig, Ecken leicht bestossen. 1. Ausgabe. - Studer's Popular Ornithology. – Die schönen Tafeln zeigen Vögel und Vogelgruppen mit Landschaft. – Der zweite Teil enthält auch vier anatomische Tafeln. – Teils etwas stockfleckig, Vorsätze, Anfang und Schluß etwas stärker; die Tafeln meist nur im Rand etwas stock- und fingerfleckig, die erste Tafel (als Frontispiz) etwas stärker, wenige Tafeln mit kurzem Einriss im leeren Unterrand. – Insgesamt gutes Exemplar. - - - - - - Description in English: 2 parts in 1 volume. – Folio. – 5 leaves, 182 pages: 119 color lithographed plates; 3 leaves, 156 pages, 1 blank leaf: 41 duotone lithographed plates. – Original brown half morocco with decoratively gilt lettering and motifs on spine, gilt lettering title on front cover, morocco corners, full gilt edges, partly somewhat rubbed, corners little worn, paper of front cover somewhat waving. – First edition. – With beautiful decorative plates of birds and groups of birds within landscape, in the second part also 4 anatomical plates. – Partly minor foxing, mostly in margins, the plates only in margins partly spotted, the first (as frontispiece) some more, a few plates with a short tear in the lower margin. – All in all a good copy. - - - - - - Nissen 473 and 474; Zimmer 333. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      THE VOYAGE OF THE CHALLENGER THE ATLANTIC.  Sir C. Wyville Thomson.  NY:  Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1878, 1st. American edition, 2 volumes, xx, 17-391/ viii, 9-340 pp., ads (iv). ***  The sub-title is as follows ?" A Preliminary Account of the General Results of the Exploring Voyage of H.M.S. 'Challenger' During the Years 1873 and the Early Part of the Year 1876. ***  A landmark scientific expedition that collected huge amounts of data on islands, flora, fauna, weather, currents, depths, and marine life.  With a large number of engraved plates and text illustrations, folding weather tables and maps. ***  Bound in dark green cloth boards and spines with stamped pictorial gilt on front covers, gilt lettering on spines, beveled edges.  The covers have light wear and soil, some minor spotting, a small spot of slight discoloration on the spine of vol. 1.  The contents are clean and complete in good bindings. *** 9 inches tall by 6.25 inches

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        Burma Past and Present with personal Reminiscences of the Country. Vol. I-II.

      London, C. Kegan Paul & Co, 1878. XIV + (2) + 355 + VIII + (2) + 348 s. 2 portretter i stålstikk. 13 plansjer, hvorav 10 fargeplansjer i chromolitografi. 5 illustrasjoner i teksten, hvorav 3 helsides. Foldet kart. Samt. røde skinnbd. men gulldekor på ryggen. Litt sprukket i ytre falser. Ryggen litt skrapet. Merke etter etikett på nedre del av rygg. Litt brunplettet. 2 plansjer litt fuktskjoldet i nedre marg. Kartet med rift samt med reparert rift.. Cont. red half calf. Spine gilt. 2 steel-engraved plates. 13 plates, of which 10 chromolitograpic plates. 5 illustrations in text (3 full-page). 1 folding map. Joints split. Spine rubbed. Small traces after labels at foot of spines. 2 plates dampstained in lower margin. Occasional light foxing

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      Salt Lake City. 1852-1878. - Twenty volumes, detailed below. 20th-century cloth, gilt leather labels. Light to moderate wear and soiling, a few volumes with stained cloth, chipped labels. Institutional stamps on titlepages. Some light soiling and dampstaining. Good. A remarkable and nearly complete run of the early session laws of the Utah Territory, encompassing a number of early Salt Lake City imprints. The volume for the first session is, of course, the first collection of Utah Territory laws. It includes interesting statutes related to ranching, for example concerning brand books and enclosures. The acts of the fourth session did not appear separately, but is found only in the 1855 Acts, published in Great Salt Lake City by Joseph Cain, 1855, and present in this run. These volumes contain a wealth of information on Brigham Young and other Mormon pioneers, the incorporation of cities and counties, the building of roads, the establishment of industry, and all aspects of Utah life of the period. The laws encompass the founding of the territory, the Mormon War, the Civil War period, and the coming of the transcontinental railroad in 1869. The volumes are as follows: 1) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS, AND MEMORIALS, PASSED BY THE FIRST ANNUAL, AND SPECIAL SESSIONS, OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH, BEGUN AND HELD AT GREAT SALK LAKE CITY, ON THE 22nd DAY OF September 2) ACTS AND RESOLUTIONS PASED AT THE SECOND ANNUAL SESSION OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH. Great Salt Lake City: George Hales, 1853. 168,[1]pp. McMURTRIE 19. 3) ACTS AND RESOLUTIONS PASSED AT THE THIRD ANNUAL SESSION OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH. Great Salt Lake City: Arieh C. Brower, 1854. 39,[1]pp. McMURTRIE 22. 4) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS, PASSED AT THE SEVERAL ANNUAL SESSIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH. Great Salt Lake City: Joseph Cain, 1855. 460pp. McMURTRIE 27. 5) RESOLUTIONS, ACTS AND MEMORIALS PASSED AT THE FIFTH ANNUAL SESSION OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH: CONVENED AT FILLMORE CITY, DEC. 11, 1855. Great Salt Lake City. 1855. 51pp. McMURTRIE 32. 6) ACTS AND RESOLUTIONS PASSED BY THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH, DURING THE SIXTH ANNUAL SESSION, 1856-7. Great Salt Lake City: James McKnight, 1857. 211pp. McMURTRIE 34. 7) ACTS AND RESOLUTIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH: EIGHTH ANNUAL SESSION - FOR THE YEARS 1858-9. ALSO MEMORIALS TO CONGRESS. Great Salt Lake City: J. McKnight, 1859. 39,ii pp. McMURTRIE 37. 8) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS PASSED BY THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH, DURING THE NINTH ANNUAL SESSION, FOR THE YEARS 1859-60. Great Salt Lake City: John S. Davis, 1860. iv,44pp. McMURTRIE 40. 9) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS PASSED BY THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH, DURING THE TENTH ANNUAL SESSION, FOR THE YEARS 1860-61. Great Salt Lake City: Elias Smith, 1861. [2],50pp. 10) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS PASSED BY THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH, DURING THE ELEVENTH ANNUAL SESSION, FOR THE YEARS 1861-62. Great Salt Lake City: Elias Smith, 1862. 60pp. 11) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS PASSED BY THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH, DURING THE TWELFTH ANNUAL SESSION, FOR THE YEARS 1862-63. Great Salt Lake City: Elias Smith, 1863. 15pp. 12) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS PASSED BY THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH, DURING THE THIRTEENTH ANNUAL SESSION, FOR THE YEARS 1863-64. Great Salt Lake City: Henry McEwan, 1864. 52pp. 13) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS PASSED BY THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH, DURING THE FOURTEENTH ANNUAL SESSION, FOR THE YEARS 1864---65. Great Salt Lake City: Henry McEwan, 1865. 92pp. 14) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS PASSED AND ADOPTED DURING THE SIXTEENTH ANNUAL SESSION OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF UTAH. Great Salt Lake City: James A. Thompson, 1867. iv,40,8pp. 15) ACTS, RESOLU

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      4to. Stuttgart: W. Nitzschke, [1878]. 4to, pictorial chromolithographed thick leaves comprising 26 plates of images. Original boards, modern cloth backstrip. A very good copy of a great rarity. Krahe 45. - Krahe, Spielwelt 43 und S. 38-39, S. 180 (mit Abbildung). - Ries S. 710, 1. ?Erste Ausgabe. - Erstes Anschauungsbilderbuch Meggendorfers, eine "besondere Raritat" (Krahe, Spielwelt). - Das bunte Allerlei des Bilderbuches "erweist sich als bildliches Inventarverzeichnis, mit dessen Hilfe sich fast das gesamte Werk Meggendorfers aufschlusseln lasst .. Igel, Eule, Eichhornchen, Schildkrote, Krebs, Salamander, Lowe, Elefant und Ziegenbock an der Futterkrippe, sie alle tauchen im Lauf der kommenden Jahre erneut als lebende Bilder auf .. Auch die Musikinstrumente werden der Reihe nach hervorgeholt, angefangen beim Piano, das der Klavierspieler in den Lebenden Bildern bearbeitet, bis hin zum Horn, mit dem das 'Gigerl' sein Abendkonzert veranstaltet. Alles war von Anfang an da, und es blieb uber die lange Zeitspanne seines Wirkens immer gegenwartig" (Krahe, Spielwelt).? First edition. - First demonstrative picture book by Meggendorfer, an "absolut rarity" (Krahe, Spielwelt). No copy in North America or the UK; four copies in Europe (all Germany). No copy listed on ABPC; one copy in European auction records (Ketterer Kunst 2011). Note: one image in the book is dated ?1878?; also, at the front is an image lettered ?ABC? and, as the book is 26 pages (each page perhaps with a common denominator that is self-evident in German), it is an ABC book itself.

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        La Colonisation française en Nouvelle-Calédonie et dépendances; comprenant les itinéraires de France à Nouméa, par l'Australie, le Cap et l'Amérique; le tracé kilométrique d'un voyage à pied autour de la Grande Terre; des statistiques sur la colonie et l'Australie

      Paris, but Nouméa: Challamel Aine, c., 1878. Quarto, with an mounted photographic view of Nouméa, five folding maps printed in colour, a folding table and five lithographic plates; with a suite of 73 lithographic illustrations (including separate title-page) comprising a detailed route map of a walk through the island; a fine uncut copy in recent cloth. The first major work on New Caledonia, this is also the first book to have been printed in Nouméa, and is rare. An authoritative and detailed account of New Caledonia, it was published at the height of the communard deportations, when French political prisoners were exiled to the farthest reaches of the globe under French influence.Although formally published by Challamel in Paris, this was in fact completely printed in Nouméa with the exception of the five coloured maps, which were prepared in Paris. The second part of the work, a lithographically printed route map of 73 pages detailing a journey around the Grande Terre, is quite a remarkable achievement; it has its own title-page: "Itinéraire Kilométrique. Voyage a à pied en Nlle. Calédonie par Ch. Lemire 1877... Nouméa, Lith. - E. Melin".Not recorded by Ferguson, despite significant Australian content.

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        Burma Past and Present: with Personal Reminiscences of the Country

      London: Kegan Paul, 1878. 1st ed. Hardcover. Near Fine. 2 vols. frontises, illustrations (10 of which are chromolithographs, including one of an orchid named after Fytche), folding map, xiv, 355, viii, 348p. Original green cloth. 22cm. Bookplates removed from front endpapers, leaving remnants and damage to endpapers. Sound and quite attractive. Fytche served as Chief Commissioner of British Burma from 1867 to 1871.

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        Vogelbilder aus fernen Zonen. Abbildungen und Beschreibungen der Papageien. Kassel, Fischer, 1878-83. 42 nn. Bll. Mit 33 farb. lithogr. Tafeln. Folio. Grüner, goldgepr. OLwd. (Kanten leicht berieben).

      1878. . Nissen 767; Zimmer 514.- Erste Ausgabe des in Lieferungen erschienenen Werkes.- Die Tafeln mit dekorativen, farbkräftigen Papageiendarstellungen.- Vereinzelt minimal fleckig, die ersten 4 Tafeln samt Textblättern mit leichtem Feuchtrand im weißen Kopfsteg.- Die prächtigen Tafeln jeweils mit schützendem Seidenhemdchen.

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        Die Reptilien und Fische der b"hmischen Kreideformation.

      Prag Selbstverlag ; 1878 - EA; ca35x26 cm; (4) 44 (2) Seiten mit 66 Textholzschnitten plus 10 meist farbig lith. Tafeln (mit jeweils einem Blatt Erkl„rungen dazwischen); Originalhalbleinwandeinband mit Deckeltitel (Einband bestoáen und fleckig, Stempel auf Vorsatz, alle Bl„tter und Tafeln mit braunem Feuchtigkeitsrand im unteren Blattviertel) MIT WIDMUNG "DER VERFASSER" AUF VORDERDECKEL! 0,000 gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut Grand papier

      Paris: Lemerre, 1878. Fine. Lemerre, Paris 1878, Pet. in-8 (13x20cm), 261pp., relié. - Edition on Velin paper on China after 50 and Watmann. Illustrated with a portrait of Braquemont and eight purposes and Inserts by beautiful Monzies from Plover and Pasquier. Half morocco navy vintage signed David corners. Back to nerves and ornate mosaic of red diamonds. Nets on the boards. Golden head. Copy uncut (editing is usually in the format in-12), with wide margins. Superb example of perfect freshness. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition sur papier Velin après 50 sur chine et sur Watmann. Illustrée d'un portrait de Braquemont et de huit fins et beaux hors-texte par Monzies d'après Gravelot et Pasquier. Demi Maroquin marine à coins d'époque signé David. Dos à nerfs richement orné et mosaïqué de losanges rouges. Filets sur les plats. Tête dorée. Exemplaire non rogné (l'édition se trouve habituellement dans le format in-12), à grandes marges. Superbe exemplaire, d'une parfaite fraîcheur.

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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! 1.100 gr. Gold- und schwarz- gepr. Leinenmappe d. Zt.

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        Les Caffiéri. Sculpteurs et fondeurs-ciseleurs. Étude sur la statuaire et sur l'art du bronze en France au XVIIe et au XVIIIe siècle. Avec sept gravures à l'eau-forte par Maurice Leloir et plusieurs Fac-Simile d'autographes.

      Paris. 1878. Leks8vo. Praktfullt vinrødt skinnryggbind med rik ryggforgylling og innlagte arbeider i grønt skinn på ryggen. Marmorerte dekler. Topp gullsnitt. Ubeskåret. xv, 542 s. Noen illustrasjoner.. Med hilsen fra forfatteren.Fremre, indre fals reparert

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        Pyramus und Thisbe".

      - Pinsel in Grau, Bleistift und Feder in Schwarz und Grau, auf Velin, mit Bleistift umrandet, links unten signiert „E. Hesse."; auf Untersatz montiert, dort betitelt. 12,9:19,9 cm. Der als Zeichner, Illustrator, aber auch als Bildhauer tätige Hesse studierte seit 1878 an der Kunstakademie in Dresden und war 1883/84 Schüler von T. Grosses (1829-1891). Er fertigte Tusch- und Schabzeichnungen an, die Themen entstammten meist Märchen und Sagen, die er auch illustrierte. Daneben sind Studienköpfe überliefert. Die literarische Vorlage des tragischen Schicksals von Pyramus und Thisbe stammt aus Ovids Metamorphosen. Hesse stellt das babylonische Liebespaar, das ein nächtliches Treffen unter einem Maulbeerbaum verabredet hatte, um vor den Eltern zu fliehen, kurz nach dem Tode von Pyramus dar. Er glaubte seine Geliebte von einem Löwen – im Hintergrund links – getötet und wählte den Freitod mit dem Schwert. Thisbe, den Toten findend, wählte in ihrer Verzweiflung das gleiche Schicksal. Die nächtliche Situation suchte Hesse mit grauer Lavierung zu betonen, wenn auch die Szenerie durch eine unbestimmte Lichtquelle die Figurengruppe mit dem trauernden Herold rechts im Vordergrund hervorhebt.

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        Bodie and Esmeralda: Being an Account into the Revival of Affairs in Two Singularly Interesting and Important Mining Districts, Including Something of their Past History and the Gist of the Reports of Prof. Benj. Silliman and Wm. P. Blake [and others] Also, General Resources of Mono and Esmeralda counties

      Spaulding, Barto and Co., San Francisco 1878 - First edition. Twelvemo (4 1/2 x 6 inches). 60 pp. With 2 folding plans and 2 full-page wood engravings. Publisher's printed sage wrappers. Recently bound in beige cloth with gilt spine lettering. A beautiful copy; very clean and with the wrappers in wonderful condition.A detailed account of two mining districts east of the Sierra, with descriptions of resources, tunnels, past history, new routes and railroads, and mining as a business. Laid into this copy are three RPPCs of Bodie by Frasher circa 1930.

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        Random Casts; or Odds and Ends From an Angler's Note Book, By E.M.E

      New York: Derby Brothers, 27 Park Place, 1878. First edition. 175 pp. 1 vols. Sm 8vo. Stitched. Originl printed upper wrapper, with some loss, lower wrapper and spine perished. Interior fine. In brown cloth folding box. First edition. 175 pp. 1 vols. Sm 8vo. RARE. Genial, and frequently lyrical, recollections of angling adventures. Bruns M182; Wetzel, p. 183; not in Heckscher

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        The Life and Adventures of Wilburn Waters, the Famous Hunter and Trapper of White Top Mountain; embracing early history of Southwestern Virginia, Sufferings of the pioneers, etc, etc

      Richmond: G.W. Gary, 1878. First edition. Pp. xiv, [xv-xvi, blank], [17]-265. 1 vols. 12mo. Original blue cloth, gilt titling on spine. Fine copy. Bookplate of Joseph Y. Jeanes of Philadelphia, and another. First edition. Pp. xiv, [xv-xvi, blank], [17]-265. 1 vols. 12mo. Wilburn Waters. The first part of this interesting book consists of the account of the life and adventures of Wilburn Waters, a mountain man of southwestern Virginia and his encounters with wolf, deer and bear. The second consists of various historical articles from the pages of the Abingdon Virginian, among them accounts of the Indian captivities of Katy Sage (1792) and Mrs. Archibald Scott (1785). VERY SCARCE. Not in Ayer; Phillips p. 81; Howes C507; Graff 776

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        Hector Servadac

      98 illustrations, At the end of the book, two pages of adverts, 'Works of Jules Verne', and 'New Books', Jules Verne. Hector Servadac. New York: Scribner, Armstrong & Co., 1878. First American edition. Octavo. 370 pages. Numerous illustrations in text. Translated by Ellen E. Frewer. Publisher's cloth with lavish gilt decoration. List of Jules Verne Works, The Authorized Editions, list 6 titles with number 6 being "Hector Servadac", Pictorial Red and Green cloth

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        Joueur de mandoline].

      Paris 1878 - dessin in-folio (54 x 32 cm), à la plume et encre de chine, légers rehauts de couleurs sur quelques pièces de l'habillement, signé et daté (Paris - 1878) au bas à droite, en feuille, sous passepartout, encadré de bois vernis, sous verre. Grand dessin de jeunesse signé du célèbre illustrateur. Très finement exécuté avec du caractère et une dextérité déjà évidente il représente un joueur de mandoline en oripeaux et tenue "à l'italienne", selon les codes reçus à l'époque pour ce genre de figure. On y voit assez clairement les attributs du Polichinelle de la Commedia dell'Arte même si l'interpretation en est libre (instrument de musique) et évoque aussi le saltimbanque. Sans doute un des premiers et seuls travaux conservés du jeune Jacques Onfroy de Bréville (1858-1931) dont l'acronyme lui sert de pseudonyme et le fait connaitre sous le nom de JOB. Sa signature est donc celle qu'on ne verra rapidement plus sur ses ?uvres. Agé de 20 ans en 1878, il était alors encore en service dans l'armée (il ne la quittera qu'en 1882), après que son père eut refusé qu'il entrât aux Beaux-Arts à la suite du Collège Stanislas. Il finit par y entrer après son temps de service et suivit les ateliers de Carolus Duran et Evariste Luminais. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Un coin de la vie de misère EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Librairie générale, 1878. Fine. Librairie générale, Paris 1878, 11x18cm, relié. - First Edition. Binding half chocolate shagreen, spine with four nerves with small traces of friction dotted and decorated with gilded finials, original golden tail, flat marbled, endpapers and contreplats paper bowl, contemporary binding. Precious autograph dedication of the author (Jules) Barbey d'Aurevilly. Small scattered spots affecting mainly the first pages. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure en demi chagrin chocolat, dos à quatre nerfs comportant de petites traces de frottements orné de pointillés et de fleurons dorés, initiales dorées en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, reliure de l'époque. Précieux envoi de l'auteur à (Jules) Barbey d'Aurevilly. Petites rousseurs éparses affectant principalement les premiers feuillets.

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        HERNÁN CORTÉS. Descubrimiento y Conquista de México. Narración dramática (Obra completa en cuatro tomos: I, II, III, IV)

      Felipe González Editor, Madrid 1878 - Encuadernación en holandesa. Edición ilustrada con láminas fuera de texto y un índice de colocación de láminas de los cuatro tomos . Tapa del primer tomo levemente restaurada. ( 697pp.+ 635pp. 803 pp+ 1229 pp.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Whittaker & Co 1878 - First edition. Original green cloth titled and decorated in black to the upper cover and gilt to the spine. Author's presentation copy, inscribed to the front blank, "Edwin Isak Esq. with the Author's Compts". A very good copy indeed with a little light wear to the corners. Hinges slightly tender, but internally fresh. Title page printed in red and black. Tales and anecdotes on wine from ancient times to the contemporary, with sections on wine in literature and poetry and on punch and mulled wine. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Der Stand der Chinesischen Geschichtschreibung in dem Zeitalter der sung.

      In Commission bei Karl Gerold's Sohn, Wien 1878 - Wien: In Commission bei Karl Gerold's Sohn, 1878. 98pp. Quarter dark green cloth of spine & marbled boards. Front & rear cover sl.sunned & rubbed. Its spine sunned. Sl.spotted on upper part of spine. All edges partly sunned. Ex-libris (N.NISHIDA) on front ep. Small ink notation on rear ep. Front & rear fly leaf partly sunned. Upper part of all pages sl.bended & wrinkled. Partly spotted on title page & some pages. Gutter of 4-13pp. partly stained & sl.torn. 30.3x24.5cm.

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        The Colored Cadet at West Point. Autobiography of Lieut. Henry Ossian Flipper, U.S.A., First Graduate of Color From the U.S. Military Academy

      New York: Homer Lee & Co, 1878. 1st ed. Hardcover. Very Good. 2 portraits (including frontis), 322p. Original green cloth. Gilt design on front and backstrip. 19cm. Recased. New endpapers. Ends of backstrip had frayed and were reinforced when recased. One portrait has some foxing, a small edge stain, and no tissue guard. Former owner's name. Flipper, the first African American to graduate from West Point, had his army career cut short by rampant racism and his own mistaken actions. Flipper died in 1940, His dishonorable discharge was changed to honorable in 1976. President Clinton issued a full pardon to Flipper in 1997. We've had copies in blue, green, and maroon cloth and are unaware of any priority among the different colors.

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        Atlas of the Maritime Provinces of the Dominion of Canada, With Historical and Geological Descriptions, Drawn on the Rectangular Polyconic Projection, from the British Admiratly Charts, The National Boundry Survey, Official Plans, Railway Surveys, Latest and Most Reliable Maps, and New Surveys made by the Authors

      St. John, N.B.: Roe Brothers (A.D. & W.B. Roe), 1878. . FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING OF THIS UNCOMMON ATLAS 16" x 12-3/4", (4), [5]-95 pages plus [4] directory. New . leather binding, preserving original black cloth, front with gilt tooled type. Old light waterstains on some page edges outside border not affecting any maps, otherwise, good+ or better condition. Complete with all pages and maps. Drawn and Published by Roe Brothers, St. John, N.B., illustrated, 1878. Canadian atlas, detailed, nicely hand colored county, province, geological, outline maps, with sections on history, minerals, Magdalin Islands, and Newfoundland. Fourteen pages of descriptive text at front including data on temperature, population, schools,products, geology, and bankingGeological Maps of the Maritime Province of the Dominion of Canada Page 16-17Map of the Maritime Provinces of the Dominion of Canada Page 20-22County of Restigouche and Madawaska, New Brunswick Page 24-25County of Gloucester, New Brunswick Page 27County of Victoria, New Brunswick Page 27County of Carleton, New Brunswick Page 29County of York, New Brunswick Page 31County of Charlotte, New Brunswick Page 33County of Northumberland, New Brunswick Page 38-39County of Kent, New Brunswick Page 41Counties of Sunbury and Queens, New Brunswick Page 43County of Kings, New Brunswick Page 45County of St. John, New Brunswick Page 47County of Westmoreland and Albert, New Bunswick Page 49County of Cumberland, Nova Scotia Page 51County of Colchester, Nova Scotia Page 53County of Hants, Nova Scotia Page 55County of Kings, Nova Scotia Page 57County of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia Page 59Coutnies of Annapolis and Queens, Nova Scotia Page 61Counties of Yarmouth and Shelburne, Nova Scotia Page 63County of Digby, Nova Scotia Page 65County of Halifax, Nova Scotia Page 67Counties of Yarmouth and Shelburne, Nova Scotia Page 69Counties of Antigonish and Guysborough, Nova Scotia Page 71Counties of Inverness and Victoria, Nova Scotia Page 74-75Counties of Cape Breton and Richmond, Nova Scotia Page 77Counties of Queens and Kings, Prince Edward Island Page 79County of Prince, Prince Edward Island Page 81Map of the City of St. John and Town of Portland, N.B. Page 83Chatham, Northumberland Co. N.B.: Charlottetown, Queens Co. P.E.I.: New Castle, Northumberland Co. N.B.: Moncton, Westmoreland Co. N.B. Page 87St. Stephen Page 89St. Andrews Page 91Moncton Page 94-95Directory (4pp.).

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        Two volumes of nineteenth century South Australian Parliamentary Papers relating to ports and harbors, together with a small quantity of related manuscript material, collected by Geoffrey Ingleton. They are uniformly and handsomely bound in quarter morocco and buckram, with contrasting title-labels on the spines ('Early Port of Adelaide Parliamentary Papers, 1869-1878' and 'Early South Australian Ports. Parliamentary Papers, 1869-1880'); typed title leaves (signed by Ingleton) and lists of contents are included

      - The first volume contains eleven Parliamentary Papers (in all, 98 pages plus 7 plans or charts) plus a printed broadside and 11 manuscript documents totalling 19 pages. The documents, all dated 1878, include a proof copy of the Report of the Board of Advice (one page foolscap folio, signed in ink by the State Treasurer, and third-time Premier, James Boucaut, with a few minor corrections in pencil by Captain Frederick Howard, Chairman of the Board), a four-page draft report on Largs Bay - Semaphore Jetty Beach Boats (with a cover note initialled by Boucaut) and a two-page draft 'Report on probable effect of sea outlet for sewerage [sic] of Adelaide' by Howard. It also contains a large broadside (570 x 295 mm, printed in four columns, recto only) headed 'Outer Harbour at Marino. Public Meeting at Brighton. "South Australian Register", August 31, 1878'. The most substantial Parliamentary Paper is 'Report of the Select Committee . on Holdfast Bay Pier and Railway Bill 1869-70 (SAPP 209 of 1870; vi, 53 pages plus a small plan of Sandridge Old Pier). The best of the maps are Goalen's 1875 'Port Adelaide' (610 x 870 mm) and 'Plan of Proposed Harbour at Marino' (330 x 540 mm). The second volume contains twelve Parliamentary Papers, five of them duplicates of those in the first volume (in all, 216 pages plus 2 maps and a plan, but lacking the three plans from one duplicated paper, 'Ocean Steamer Accommodation' [SAPP 108 of 1878]; 3 pages plus an additional leaf, printed later and not present in the first volume). The most substantial paper is 'Report of the Select Committee . into the Desirability of forming an Outer Harbor (SAPP 113 of 1876; viii, 122 pages). The other maps are a folding 'Plan of Port Adelaide (342 x 251 mm) and 'Marino Bay with Proposed Breakwater' (400 x 555 mm). Most of the maps and charts are detached, and some have a few tears; there is sporadic foxing to the printed material, but overall the condition is excellent. Further details are available on request. Use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability.

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        Die Geburt der Tragödie (The Birth of Tragedy).

      Ernst Schmeitzner, Chemnitz 1878 - TP + [III]-IV + [1]-144, Octavo. The famous Second Edition, First Issue of Nietzsche's first book. (Schaberg 30). The Rare 1878 SECOND Edition of Nietzsche's Birth of Tragedy.Less than 175 original copies released in this state (see details below). NOTE: In 30 years, I have seen only one other copy of this 1878 issue and that was in the Weimar Archive.The eight months from February to October of 1874 were a time of great turmoil. Fritzsch was approaching bankruptcy and Nietzsche had to deal not only with the projected third essay in his series, but also with the fate of the three books he had already published: Fritzsch owned all of the copies.The problems began in earnest when Fritzsch printed the long-anticipated second edition of The Birth of Tragedy. The first edition had not been out a year before Fritzsch suggested that revisions should be started so that a new printing could begin in the first months of 1873. Nietzsche agreed. He edited and authorized the second edition during a visit to his publisher's office in Leipzig in late December of 1872. However, by March of 1873 there was still no second edition and Nietzsche wrote to Rohde that some problem with the printer was "not yet settled, therefore a long delay over the second edition." In fact, the printers were on strike and the delay became so protracted that it was decided to postpone the new edition until the second Observation had been printed and published.Finally, in March of 1874, the printing of the second edition of The Birth of Tragedy was completed, incorporating Nietzsche's corrections. The modifications were primarily cosmetic-the most substantive change being that these minor modifications added one page to the length of the book which now numbered 144 rather than the 143 pages of the first edition. Once again, Fritzsch ordered an odd press run-receiving 750 copies of the book from the printer, C. G. Naumann.It is unlikely that the books were bound at this time, but if they were, it is clear that no copies were actually sold. Fritzsch claimed that the volume would not be ready for release until the spring of 1875. Nietzsche, in an attempt to collect his honorarium, apparently accused his publisher of selling copies of the second edition. Fritzsch vehemently denied this and wrote back angrily challenging him to "question both the printer and the bookbinder to find out if I have already sold any copies of the second printing." The books remained in the warehouse for another four years before finally being offered to the public. (Schaberg, The Nietzsche Canon, pp. 51-53) As issued with Schmeitzner's label canceling out Fritzsch's imprint. In this particular copy Schmeitzner's cancel does not quite cover up Fritzsch's imprint: almost half of the letter "V" is still visible to the left of the label. Bound contemporary half-leather with marbled boards and gilt lettering on the spine. Very slight wear to the edges and corners. All in all, a very good copy of a very rare book. ADDITIONAL PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Anglia. Zeitschrift für englische Philologie. Enthaltend Beiträge zur Geschichte der englischen Sprache und Literatur. Herausgegeben von Richard Paul Wülcker. Nebst kritschen Anzeigen und einer Bücherschau herausgegeben von Moritz Trautmann.

      Halle u.a., Niemeyer, 1878-1995... Bände 1 - 113 + Register für die Bände 1-50 in 114 Bänden. 8°. Halbleineneinbände und Leineneinbände.. ISSN: 0340-5222. Titel rückseitig gestempelt. Buchrücken mit Bibliothekssignaturschiild. Guter Zustand.

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        Digest of Zulu Affairs compiled and printed in three volumes by Bishop Colenso 1878 to 1883

      Bishopstowe: Mission Press,, 1878. Volume I Divided and Bound in two parts in 1920 [thus titled in manuscript]. Printed title page; The Zulu War. Correspondence between His Excellency the High Commissioner and the Bishop of Natal referring to the Present Invasion of Zululand, with Extracts from the Blue Books and additional Information from other Sources. Octavo (200 × 130 mm). Early twentieth-century maroon morocco-textured skiver, title gilt to the spine. Manuscript title page and index to the complete volume in the hand of Harriette Colenso, 452pp with a few minor corrections and annotations in the Bishop's hand. Somewhat rubbed at the extremities, light browning and some foxing throughout, but overall very good. Extremely interesting portion of a singularly uncommon work, half of the first volume - more accurately described as the first series - constituting Colenso's correspondence with Bartle Frere, and relevant extracts from the Blue Books in the period before the Battle of Isandlhwana. These documentary collections were published in nine series between 1878 and 1888, being continued by his daughter after Colenso's death in 1883, OCLC shows a scatter of institutional holdings, all of them to some extent partial, and/or incomplete: the University of Pretoria has series 4-6, "incomplete" and series 2 lacking a number of pages, and with a few pages of 3 "attached"; BL has representative examples of all nine, but all lacking considerable portions; SABIB shows 6 locations in South Africa for various parts, in varying states of completeness, this first series most often completely lacking; we have been unable to trace any appearances at auction for this title. This publication constituted a key element in Bishop Colenso's campaign to challenge what he saw as the misrepresentation of Zulu motivations; "Colenso's understanding of the Zulu kingdom was qualitatively different from that expressed in the official pronouncements of the Anglo-Zulu War. With the support of the Aborigines' Protection Society, and through the medium of his own printing-press at Bishopstowe, letters to the London papers, and APS pamphlets, Colenso took issue with Frere's account of Zulu history, which had depicted Cetshwayo's rule as a reversion to the Shakan model, and as a reaction to the mildness of Mpande's reign … [arguing that] Frere had been 'unceasing in his efforts to blacken Cetshwayo's character … in the eyes of Englishmen, who would never have endured … that such things should have been done in their name in these parts, if they had not been led to suppose that the Zulu king really was the loathsome monster that Sir B. Frere has persistently represented him to be'" (Hamilton, Terrific Majesty: The Power of Shaka Zulu and the Limits of Historical Invention, pp112-3). Colenso's assistant and printer at Bishopstowe, Magema Fuze, is an important historical figure in his own right. Not only was he the first black native of South Africa to become skilled in printing - he taught typography at St. Alban's College in Pietermaritzburg in 1890 - he was also the author of "the first substantial work in Zulu by a Zulu author" (Barber, The Anthropology of Texts, p153), publishing in 1922 Abantu Abamnyama Lapa Bavela Ngakona [The Black People and Whence They Came], his history of the Zulu people. Highly desirable fragment of an important contribution to the controversy over the origins, course and aftermath of the Zulu War.

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      1878. TOLSTOY, Count Leo. THE COSSACKS: A TALE OF THE CAUCASUS IN 1852. Translated From The Russian By Eugene Schuyler. NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1878. 12mo., red cloth, stamped in black & gilt; 313 pages plus four pages of advertisements. First American Edition, precedes the English edition by one year. Rare! This novel, first published in Russia in 1863, tells the tale of the Cossack life and people and a Russian aristocrat who fall in love with a Cossack girl. This is the first American edition of this work and is very scarce. Schuyler was an American scholar, writer, explorer and high-ranking diplomat. He was also the first American translator of Russian writers Ivan Turgenev and Leo Tolstoy. Signed presentation from Schuyler on a front blank page: "To Mrs. King of the Mulleins, the first copy for the first acquaintance, Eugene Schuyler. July 19, 1878. Bellows Falls." Certainly an early copy off the press, or perhaps the very first, the inscription appears to be to Schuyler's mother-in-law, Mary Ray King, wife of John Alsop King, the 22nd Governor of New York. Schuyler's wife, Gertrude, was their daughter and her mother was a widow at the time this presentation was made. As a matter of fact, contemporary musician and guitarist David Crosby is a distant relative. Schuyler's mother, Matilda Scribner, was also the half-sister of the publisher, Charles Scribner- so it is quite possible that this may be the first copy. A unique copy and very rare! Good (little bubbling to cloth & some wear to spine ends with bit of shallow chipping head of spine; some darkening spine; contents clean & tight with one middle signature a little pulled). $1,750.00.

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        International Exhibition 1876: Grounds and Buildings of the Centennial Exhibition Philadelphia, 1876; edited by Dorsey Gardner

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co., 1878. Hardcover. Very Good. 155 p., 2 leaves of folded maps, 1 folded leaf of the engineers' plan of the exhibition grounds (color): many full-page plans and illustrations; 28 cm. Publisher's dark green cloth with bevelled edges; gilt-stamped spine title: United States International Exhibition: Grounds and Buildings. Boards have center medallion of the United States Centennial Commission's emblem, gilt-stamped on front board and blind-stamped on back board. Top page edges gilt. Dark green endpapers. Title page printed in red and black. Old paper label at tail of spine. Pencilled library duplicate note on blank page following front free endpaper. No other signs of former library ownership. Former owner's name at head of title page: W.W.H. Davis. William Watts Hart Davis (1820-1910) was captain of Co. 1 of the 25th Pa. Regiment, a company he raised after the beginning of the American Civil War. Later he raised the 104th Pa. Vol. Regiment, primarily composed of residents of Bucks County, Pa. He served as a colonel through the rest of the Civil War; in 1865 he was brevetted to brigadier general. After the was he was a lawyer and an author, served as the acting governor of the territory of New Mexico, and founded the Bucks Historical Society. In Very Good Condition: covers are rubbed and irregularly faded; ends of spine beginning to fray; pages are clean and bright; folded plates are intact.

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        Die Raubvögel Deutschlands und des angrenzenden Mitteleuropas. Darstellung und Beschreibung der in Deutschland und dem angrenzenden Mitteleuropa vorkommenden Raubvögel; allen Naturfreunden besonders der deutschen Jägerei gewidmet. [Inklusive Falknerei]

      Cassel, Theodor Fischer, 1878.. Tafelband in Originalausgabe / Der 1876 erschienene Text in Faksimile. 2 Bände (Text - und Tafelband). Textband in Oktavo / Tafelband in Folio. Mit 60 chromolithographischen Tafeln. Olwd.-Mappe mit Goldpräg. Original Hardcover (Grünes Verlagsleinen mit Goldprägung). Wichtige ornithologische Publikation mit interessanten Abbildungen von Falken (Jagdfalken) sowie Zubehör (Falkenkappen, Federspiel und Falknertaschen) - Einige Gebrauchsspuren an der Originalleinenmappe. Die Tafeln nahezu alle in exzellenter Erhaltung. Wenige Tafeln mit einigen Stockfleckchen. Der Textband in sehr guter Erhaltung. / Very good condition with only minor signs of wear. Very important ornithological publication with german and other european birds of prey / raptors - among the illustrations also numerous Falcons and material related to Falconry / (Falco / Falcon). With 60 beautiful illustrations in Folio. The illustrations in single sheets (for possible framing). The Textvolume in facsimile - the Volume with plates is the original (NOT a Reprint).. [Nissen, IVB 782. Anker 422, Schwerdt 11, 137 ff.] Plates with bilingual lettering in Latin and German / Tafeln zweisprachig (Latein und Deutsch). The plates include: Buteo vulgaris / Pernis apivorus / Astur palumbarius / Milvus regalis / Circus aeruginosus / Buteo ferox / Elanus melanopterus (Falkenmilan) / Falco cabdicans (Isländischer Jagdfalke) / Falco articus (Holböll - Grönländischer Jagdfalke) / Falco Gyrfalco (Norwegischer Jagdfalke) / Falco saqer - (Würgfalke) / Falco Feldeggii (Feldeggs - Falke / Falco peregrinus (Wanderfalke) / Jagdfalke auf der Faust / Falkenklappen, federspiel und Falknertaschen / Falco subbuteo (Lerchenfalke) / Falco Eleonorae (Eleonorenfalke) / Falco aesalon (Merlinfalke) / Falco tinnunculus (Thurmfalke / Turmfalke) / Falco cenebris (Röthelfalke) / Falco rufipes (Rothfussfalke) / Aquila imperialis (Kaiseradler) / Aquila fulva (Steinadler) / Aquila chrysaetos (Goldadler) / Aquila naevia (Schreiadler) / Aquila orientalis (Steppenadler) / Aquila elanga (Schelladler) / Aquila pennata (Zwergadler) / Haliaetos albicilla (Weissschwänziger Seeadler) / Pandion haliaetos (Fischadler) / Circaetos gallicus (Schlangenadler) / Aquila Bonellii (Bonellis Adler) / Gypaetos barbatus (Bartgeier) / Neophron perenopterus (Ägyptischer Aasgeier)/ Vultur monachus / (Mönchsgeier) / Vultur fulvus (Weissköpfiger Geier) / Strix nivea (Schneeeule / Strix uralensis (Habichtseule) / Strix nisoria (Sperbereule) / Strix scops (Zwergohreule) / Strix pygmaea (Zwergkäuzchen) / Strix bubo (Uhu) / Strix otus (Waldohreule) / Strix brachyotus (Sumpfohreule) / Strix aluco (Waldkauz) / Strix noctua (Steinkauz) / Strix dasypus (Rauhfüssiger Kauz) / Strix flammea (Schleiereule) / Strix lapponica (Lappländische Eule) etc. etc.

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