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        WIT, WISDOM, AND MORALS, DISTILLED FROM BACCHUS. Signed by the author.

      London, Whittaker & Co., 1878.FIRST EDITION 1878, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR, 8vo, title page printed red and black, pages: [4], xxv, [1], 295 including index, [12 - advert), bound in original publisher's green cloth, illustrated and lettered black on upper cover, spine lettered and illustrated gilt with gilt vine leaf panel at top and bottom of spine, blind vine decoration to lower cover, brown endpapers. Tiny bump to top corner of upper cover, very slight wear to head and tail of spine, front inner paper hinge slightly cracked, binding tight, very small pale stain to upper margin of pages 270 - 273, otherwise a very good clean copy. The book consists of anecdotes, on wine and wine drinking in classical times and subsequent centuries to the present, wine in literature and poetry, drinking customs, and temperance. The author has written on the second front endpaper: "W. J. Humpreys, Esq, With the Writer's Kind regards". Gabler, Wine into Words, page 281, G39280. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Ab-sa-ra-ka: Land of Massacre: Being the Experience of an Officer's Wife on the Plains

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co.. Good/No Jacket. 1878. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Signed by Author The fourth edition of Mrs. Carrington's narrative. Signed and inscribed by Henry Carrington, dated September 1878. Includes 2 maps. Map #1 has a 5" tear at lower fold; Map #2 is intact with a bit of rough edge. All illustrations present, including frontispiece of the 3 Crow chiefs. Cover has some handling, spots, wear at extremities; gilt cover picture of a Native American and spine lettering quite visible despite some rubbing. Pages lightly tanned, binding is solid and holding together well. .

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

      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 humans are obliged to 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 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        General Beauregard writes to Gen. Daniel Ruggles about the Battle of Shiloh, attacking Col. W.P. Johnston?s biography of his father Gen. Albert S. Johnston who was killed during the battle ? ?This is the first time I have heard you blamed for the unfortunate delay which occurred in the march of the troops to the battlefield of Shiloh ? he contends our failure to carry Grant?s position, on the evening of the 6th, was due to my recall of the troops??

      Autograph Letter Signed ?G.T. Beauregard?, 4 full pages, 7.75? x 9.75?, two separate sheets, front & verso. New York, October 2, 1878. To Genl. Daniel Ruggles, Fredericksburg, Virginia. Folds, minor mending. Fine condition.In part, ?I have just read in the Fredericksburg ?Semi Weekly Reporter? of the 13th ulto. your vindication of yourself against the ?calumny? of Col. W.P. Johnston, in the Life of his worthy Father, relative to the concentration of troops, April 5, 1862, preliminary to the Battle of Shiloh. ?The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston? by his son, Colonel William Preston Johnston (New York: D. Appleton, 1879). ?This is the first time that I have heard you blamed or rendered responsible for the unfortunate delay which occurred in the march of the troops to the battlefield of Shiloh, on the morning of the 5th. [General Johnston was killed on April 6th] Neither General Johnston, in my presence, nor myself ever attached such blame

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        TROPICAL NATURE, AND OTHER ESSAYS.

      Macmillan,, London: 1878 - 356 pp. First edition; Robert Ridgeway's (American ornithologist) personal copy. Ex-lib. with usual stamps; green cloth; black stamped covers; gilt and black lettering stamped across the spine; black and wite illustrations, charts. Binding tight; boards with external wear; edge wear, corners bumped; spine rebacked; endpapers chipped; text lightly oxidized; see additional images provided. Wallace discusses many aspects of natural history based on his travels and knowledge of the tropical regions of the world. Quoting the text, p. 29: "General Features of the Equatorial Forests.---It is not easy to fix upon the most distinctive features of these virgin forests, which nevertheless impress themselves upon the beholder as something quite unlike those of temperate lands, and as possessing a grandeur and sublimity altogether their own. Amid the countless modifications in detail which these forests present, we shall endeavour to point out the chief peculiarities as well as the more interesting phenomena which generally characterise them. ?The observer new to the scene would perhaps be first struck by the varied yet symmetrical trunks, which rise up with perfect straightness to a great height without a branch, and which, being placed at a considerable average distance apart, give an impression similar to that produced by the columns of some enormous building. Overhead, at a height, perhaps, of a hundred feet, is an almost unbroken canopy of foliage formed by the meeting together of these great trees and their interlacing branches; and this canopy is usually so dense that but an indistinct glimmer of the sky is to be seen, and even the intense tropical sunlight only penetrates to the ground subdued and broken up into scattered fragments." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Voyage of the Challenger . The Atlantic. A preliminary account of the general results of the voyage... during the year 1873 and the early part of the year 1876

      New York: Harper, 1878. Two volumes, octavo, folding maps, numerous illustrations; a fine copy in the original green cloth. In 1872 the first modern scientific voyage around the world was made in the Challenger, a steamship that replaced the earlier sailing vessels. This is the first American edition of this account of the voyage: "chiefly an abstract of the less technical portions of my own journal for the first year of the voyage of the Challenger (1873), and the early part of the fourth year (1876), when she again traversed the Atlantic on her way home…" (Preface).

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        La methode graphique dans les sciences experimentales. Inscribed copy

      Paris: Masson, 1878. <p>Marey, Etienne-Jules (1830-1904). La méthode graphique dans les sciences expérimentales et principalement en physiologie et en médecine. xix, 673, [3, incl. errata]pp. Text illustrations. Paris: G. Masson, [1878]. 237 x 155 mm. Quarter cloth, mottled boards ca. 1878, remains of handwritten paper label on spine, light edgewear, spine a bit faded. Light to moderate foxing, but very good. Presentation copy, inscribed by Marey to Gabriel Gustav Valentin (1810-83) on the half-title: "A Professeur Valentin affection & respet E. J. Marey."</p><p>First Edition. Marey pioneered the use of graphical recording in the experimental sciences, using instruments (many of his own invention) to capture and display data impossible to observe with the senses alone, and to record the progression of such data over time. He began by applying graphical recording methods to problems in physiology, using machines to investigate the mechanics of the circulatory, respiratory and muscular systems. After 1868 he turned to the study of human and animal locomotion, and in the 1880s he began using cinematography to record animal motion, making him one of the pioneers in this field. Marey&#39;s graphical recording methods, at first looked on askance by the French medical establishment, eventually led to his election to the Académie des Sciences, where he occupied the chair in the medical and surgical section once held by Claude Bernard. In the same year Marey published his La méthode graphique, </p><p>"an encyclopedic summary of all of his research and results so far. It began, as did all Marey&#39;s publications, with a scrupulous history in which he enumerated his predecessors and described what he had borrowed from each. He then defined the purposes of his inscribing machines and showed how they were able to describe both movement and force as well as to store the information as material for comparison and research. He described the circulatory and locomotion phenomena he had studied, but this time he focused on methods of recording them. He reviewed the function of the mechanical models he had created, and finally he explained the locomotion of humans, horses, birds and insects and showed the devices for registering their movements. &#39;There is nothing," wrote Marey, "that can escape the methods of analysis at our disposal&#39;" (Braun, p. 40).</p><p>An uninscribed copy of Marey&#39;s Méthode graphique (together with its 1885 supplement) was sold at the Tufte sale (Christie&#39;s Dec. 2, 2010) for $15,000. We are offering the copy that Marey presented to Gabriel Gustav Valentin, professor of physiology at the University of Bern and co-author, with J. E. Purkyne, of a classic paper on ciliary epithelial motion (see Garrison-Morton 602). Dictionary of Scientific Biography. Braun, Picturing Time: The Work of Etienne-Jules Marey, pp. 39-40. </p>

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        LUCULLUS OR PALATABLE ESSAYS. In which are merged The Oyster, the Lobster and Sport and its Pleasures.

      London, Remington and Co., 1878.FIRST COLLECTED EDITION 1878, 2 volumes, complete set. The three parts were previously published separately and are now brought together and enlarged and improved (see Preface). Small 8vo, Volume 1: 252 pages plus adverts, Volume 2: 248 pages plus adverts, original publisher's blue pictorial cloth, gilt lettering to spines, black lettering and decoration to covers, black endpapers, bookplate of Woburn Abbey on pastedown of each volume. Spines lightly faded, thin vertical pale mark to lower cover of Volume 1, pencil note on the black free endpaper of Volume 1, a little light foxing to title pages and endpapers otherwise a very good clean set. Volume 1: the first 171 pages are on interesting details and recipes of the Oyster, followed by the Lobster. Volume 2 continues with the Lobster, then Game, Woodcock, Duck, Rabbit, Sparrows, Hare, Ruff, Grouse, Woodcock, Bustard, etc. etc., Fish and a chapter on eating frogs. Lucullus was one of the great men of Roman history, included in the biographical collections of leading generals and politicians, originating in the biographical compendium of famous Romans published by his contemporary Marcus Terentius Varro. So famous did Lucullus become for his banqueting that the word lucullan now means lavish, luxurious and gourmet. Not listed in the usual bibliographies. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The Voyage of the Challenger . The Atlantic. A preliminary account of the general results of the voyage? during the year 1873 and the early part of the year 1876

      Harper, New York 1878 - Two volumes, octavo, folding maps, numerous illustrations; a fine copy in the original green cloth. In 1872 the first modern scientific voyage around the world was made in the Challenger, a steamship that replaced the earlier sailing vessels. This is the first American edition of this account of the voyage: "chiefly an abstract of the less technical portions of my own journal for the first year of the voyage of the Challenger (1873), and the early part of the fourth year (1876), when she again traversed the Atlantic on her way home?" (Preface). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Two important articles on coral from the Monatsbericht der Königlichen Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin

      Berlin: Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1878. Thick octavo, twelve issues bound together, 32 plates in total (some folding, one hand-coloured, two coloured); very good, rubbed blue paper boards, neat library stamps with cancel for Altenburg. Full run of the monthly bulletins of the Prussian Akademie der Wissenschaften in Berlin for 1878, including two long and important essays on the corals of Pacific, Indian and Australian waters collected during the voyage of SMS Gazelle. The Gazelle was a Prussian corvette sent on three different voyages of scientific exploration, including the important circumnavigation of 1872-1874, which called at the West Indies, Cape of Good Hope, spent some time in Australian waters, before sailing through the Pacific to Japan, China, California and South America, before returning to Kiel. Although not particularly well-known, this was an important scientific voyage, and the participants returned to Europe with many specimens. As the articles present here confirm, one of the great pursuits of the expedition was to study corals and other marine structures, which are discussed in two long essays by Thomas Studer and H.W. Peters, the &#39;Zweite Abtheilung Anthozoa polyactinia, welche während der Reise S.M.S. Gazelle um die Erde gesammelt wurden&#39; (pp. 524-550), and the &#39;Übersicht der Anthozoa Alcyonaria, welche während der Reise S.M.S. um die Erde gesammelt wurden&#39; (pp. 632-688). The two articles include ten good plates (one folding, two coloured). The Academy was founded in 1700 but was revolutionised by Frederick the Great, who helped establish it as one of the great centres for scientific research. The breadth of their interests can be seen in the diversity of articles published here, on topics such as spiders collected in Mozambique, insects from East Africa, ancient coins, spectrum analysis, and paleontology. An interesting note records the election of Charles Darwin and Richard Owen to the Akademie in December 1878.

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        The Native Flowers and Ferns of the United States, in their Botanical, Horticultural, and Popular Aspects

      L. Prang and Company, Boston, MA 1878 - Very nice set of the influential horticulturist's books on native flora. Fully-collated, all plates and tissues are present. Two volumes in four books, modern half-leather rebinding. Original boards and endpapers, except for new endpapers in rear of volume 1, second series. All edges gilt. Boards are rubbed on edges, some corners a bit bumped. Interiors are clean and free of markings. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sortie de la Maison Cochin : Fauburg-Saint-Jacques.

      1878. Radierung, 1878, auf Bütten. 16:24 cm. Literatur: Delteil 20, I (von IV). Abdruck vor der Schrift und der Nummer. Brillanter Druck des 1. Zustandes, mit vollem Rand. Papier etwas vergilbt. - Selten!.

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        Round Cape Horn. Voyage of the Passenger-Ship James W. Paige , from Maine to California in the year 1852

      Bangor: Maine, 1878. Small octavo; a nice copy in original quarter cloth and boards, printed paper label. A scarce book, describing a voyage from Maine to California passing under the Horn, with short descriptions of life in California in the 1850s. "This is another narrative of a voyage to San Francisco via Cape Horn; it deals a bit more deeply with the personalities aboard ship and has a "California Scenes" section, which is a series of vignettes on California - Sacramento, the Redwoods, Indians, Yosemite and native animals are among the subjects dealt with" (Hill).

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        Histoire de France. -

      Furne, Jouvet et Cie 1878 -, Paris - 17 tomes. In-8 Reliure demi-chagrin rouge à coins. Dos à nerfs avec fleurons dorés dans caissons. Tête dorée. Intérieur avec infimes piqûres. illustré de gravures hors texte. Très bel exemplaire. Composé de 16 volumes et texte et d'un volume de table des matières. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE POISONOUS SNAKES OF INDIA. FOR THE USE OF THE OFFICIALS AND OTHERS RESIDING IN THE INDIAN EMPIRE.

      London. J. & A. Churchill, 1878.FIRST EDITION 1878, ex library copy. Tall 8vo, approximately 255 x 190 mm, 10 x 7½ inches, 21 full page plates, 19 are in colour, 1 double page, 2 in black and white, pages: [8], 1 - 64, some pages unnumbered, original publisher's red pebble cloth, gilt lettering to spine and upper cover, original coated black endpapers. Spine and lower hinge worn and repaired, spine darkened, covers firmly attached, gilt library name at bottom of spine, covers unevenly darkened and marked, damp staining affecting the outer margin of black and white plates, 5 colour plates are clean, the rest have small pale stain to the outer margin or lower corners, none affect the images, pale offset to a few pages of text, small pale library stamp to the title page and Contents page, otherwise a good copy. The Subscription list gives the number of copies sent to each area: Goverment of India 115 copies; Madras 50 copies; Punjab 50 copies; Kashmire 10 copies; Baroda 23 copies etc. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Two important articles on coral from the Monatsbericht der Königlichen Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin

      Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin 1878 - Thick octavo, twelve issues bound together, 32 plates in total (some folding, one hand-coloured, two coloured); very good, rubbed blue paper boards, neat library stamps with cancel for Altenburg. Full run of the monthly bulletins of the Prussian Akademie der Wissenschaften in Berlin for 1878, including two long and important essays on the corals of Pacific, Indian and Australian waters collected during the voyage of SMS Gazelle. The Gazelle was a Prussian corvette sent on three different voyages of scientific exploration, including the important circumnavigation of 1872-1874, which called at the West Indies, Cape of Good Hope, spent some time in Australian waters, before sailing through the Pacific to Japan, China, California and South America, before returning to Kiel. Although not particularly well-known, this was an important scientific voyage, and the participants returned to Europe with many specimens. As the articles present here confirm, one of the great pursuits of the expedition was to study corals and other marine structures, which are discussed in two long essays by Thomas Studer and H.W. Peters, the 'Zweite Abtheilung Anthozoa polyactinia, welche während der Reise S.M.S. Gazelle um die Erde gesammelt wurden' (pp. 524-550), and the 'Übersicht der Anthozoa Alcyonaria, welche während der Reise S.M.S. um die Erde gesammelt wurden' (pp. 632-688). The two articles include ten good plates (one folding, two coloured). The Academy was founded in 1700 but was revolutionised by Frederick the Great, who helped establish it as one of the great centres for scientific research. The breadth of their interests can be seen in the diversity of articles published here, on topics such as spiders collected in Mozambique, insects from East Africa, ancient coins, spectrum analysis, and paleontology. An interesting note records the election of Charles Darwin and Richard Owen to the Akademie in December 1878. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Historique De L&#39;imprimerie et de La Librairie Centrale Des Chemins De Fer. Organisation Industrielle et Economique De Cet Établissement

      , 1878. 1878. Paris, Imprimerie et Libraire Centrales des Chemins de Fer, A. Chaix et Cie., 1878. vii,338pp. Frontispiece portrait of Napoléon Chaix, 2 plates, one of which is the interior of the printing offices and text illustrations. 4to. Full dark brown morocco, spine goldtooled & inner dentelles goldtooled. Some foxing on the guard papers and the internal margins of the two first and the two last white pages a bit darkened. Binding slightly rubbed at corners and spine. Margnificent copy. With authograph dedication of Chaix to Lemercier.

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        Op. 73]. Zweite Symphonie (D dur) für Grosses Orchester. Partitur. [Full score]

      N. Simrock [PN 8028], Berlin 1878 - First Edition. McCorkle p. 311. Hofmann p. 156-157. Fuld p. 553. Sonneck Orchestral Music p. 55."The Second Symphony in D op.73, composed less than a year after the completion of the First, is often described as its sunny counterpart. The work indeed radiates a warmth and tunefulness absent in parts of the earlier work. But as Brahms himself acknowledged, the Second Symphony also has a &#145;melancholy&#146; side. The lyrical opening theme of the first movement unravels almost at once into a dark passage for timpani and trombones. The voice of melodic continuity is reasserted often in this movement, however, first by the violin melody that follows the unravelling and again by the second group and the large coda. The pensive slow movement, in B major and in a modified sonata form, is dominated by a motivically rich, metrically ambiguous main theme remarkable for its combination of tunefulness and developing variation."The second half of the symphony distinctly brightens in mood, although it too contains sombre moments &#150; often involving the trombones &#150; that evoke the expressive world of the first two movements. The Allegretto recasts the traditional scherzo&#150;trio alternation into a rondo-like structure that is one of Brahms's most original creations. Although the finale ends the symphony in a jubilant blaze of D major, it glances back at the mood of the earlier movements, especially in the haunting passage at the end of the development section (whose chains of descending 4ths Mahler recalled in his First Symphony) and in the syncopated episode for brass in the coda." George S. Bozarth and Walter Frisch in Grove online Folio. Half dark red leather with marbled boards, titling gilt to spine. 1f. (title), 3-71 printed music, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. With small music seller's handstamp (Novello, Ewer & Co., London) to lower margin of title page. Extensively annotated in pencil. Light browning to edges; scattered foxing. In very good condition overall. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Saisiaz: The Two Poets of Croisic

      London - Smith, Elder, & Co., 1878. London - Smith, Elder, & Co., 1878 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The first edition of two poems by Browning in the original blue cloth binding. Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. With 2pp of adverts to the rear. With two handwritten quotes from Chaucer and R. L. Stevenson to the rear pastedown. Condition: The text binding is generally tight and firm, with the cords exposed between pages 48-49 and 64-65. The inner hinges are somewhat strained. There is only mild wear to the extremities, with just mild bumping and rubbing, with slight sunning to the spine. Internally the pages have some browning and occasionalspots. With an ink inscription to the title page and the front pastedown. Overall the condition is very good..

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        ESTUDIO HISTORICO DE LA MONEDA ANTIGUA ESPANOLA

      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Madrid. 1878-1880. 2Vol. 23x17. 208+307Pag. Holandesa con puntas. Tomo I contiene 4 Laminas descritas en la Obra + Alfabeto Iberico de la Espana Citerior; Tomo II contiene 8 laminas, 6 descritas en la Obra y 2 mapas (uno suelto). Bella Obra. Dificil en comercio. Ref 9.1 Biblioteca A.

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        Wiener Werkstätten Postkarte No. 252.

      0, [Wien, - [Wien, o. J.] OPostkarte [14 x 9 cm]. Monogrammiert "COC". - Die Karte ist nicht gelaufen, etw. angestaubt, kl. Knickspur, leichte Gbrsp. - Czeschka (1878 - 1960) gilt als einer der wichtigsten Gestalter der Wiener Werkstätte. Nach dem Studium an der Akademie der bildenden Künste in Wien lehrte Czeschka in intensiver Zusammenarbeit mit Kolo Moser und Josef Hoffmann an der Wiener Werkstätte und ging 1908 an die Hamburger Kunstgewerbeschule. Sein Schaffen war von zentraler Inspirationskraft auch für das 1905 entstanden Gesamtkunstwerk der Wiener Werkstätte, das Palais Stoclet in Brüssel, hier war Czeschka verantwortlich u. a. für die Gestaltung des Musiksaals, ein Unterfangen das auch als selbstreflexiv für seine eigene Kunstauffassung betrachtet werden muss. In seiner Formensprache ist Czeschka verwandt zu Klimt, aber Czeschkas Bildsprache ist auf einem flächigeren und abstrakteren Weg. Sein Schüler Kokoschka hat immer wieder seine Bewunderung für seinen Lehrer artikuliert und auch seine eigene Formensprache wesentlich als von Czeschka beeinflusst betrachtet.Czeschkas Werk ist umfangreich: er entwarf unter anderem Graphiken, Holzschnitte, Glasfenster, Kalender, Theaterausstattungen für Max Reinhardt, buchkünstlerische Arbeiten, Schmuck, Postkarten und Möbel. Besonders bekannt sind seine Buchausstattungen, die Illustrationen von 1908 zu ?Die Nibelungen" in der Jugendbuchreihe des Gerlach & Wiedling Verlages gelten als sein bekanntestes Werk. Schließlich sollte auch nicht vergessen werden, daß Czeschka auch die bis heute verwendete Kopfzeile der Wochenzeitschrift "Die Zeit" gestaltet hat. (Zitat) Deutsch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Expanse of Heaven: A Series of Essays on the Wonders of the Firmament

      London - C. Kegan Paul and Co, 1878. London - C. Kegan Paul and Co, 1878 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The fourth edition of thislater Victoriancollection of essays on the night sky, in a prize binding. Described by the Standard as &#39;A very charming work; cannot fail to lift the reader&#39;s mind up through nature&#39;s work to nature&#39;s God&#39;. The front pastedown has a prize presentation label reading: &#39;Birkenhead School. 1879. General work prize. Presented by the Managers to J. A. Irvine. J. Hearse, Head Master&#39;. With a bookseller&#39;s label for Adam Holden, Liverpool, to the front pastedown. Condition: In a full calf armorial prize binding, with marbled edges and endpapers. Externally, worn. The joints are cracked, with the front board held by two cords only. Internally, firmly bound. The pages have slight age-toning, but are generally clean, with just foxing to the first and last few pages. A charming item. Overall: GOOD ONLY with a very good interior..

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        Le Rayon De Soliel

      nbsp;Paris -Au Depot Central, 1878. nbsp;Paris -Au Depot Central, 1878 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Acharming collection of &#39;The Sunbeam&#39;,a french journal originally published monthly, including short stories for children, sheet music and letters from readers. Short stories such as &#39;Un brave Cheval&#39; and &#39;amour de la baleine&#39;. Featuring illustrations throughout some of which have been coloured in by hand. Condition: Externally, in a quarter calf binding. Externally, the calf binding has been rubbed and worn especially to the spine. There is bumping to the extremities of the boards also. The front hinge is starting and the rear hinge is weak. Internally, the binding has partially failed but all pages are present. There is chipping to the first and last few pages which have become loose. There is some slight age toning throughout. Overall: FAIR.

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        Photometric Researches. Made in the Years 1872-1875.

      Wilhelm Engelmann, Leipzig 1878 - 1 blank leaf + half title = Annals of the Astronomical Observatory of Harvard College, Vol. IX + TP + [V]-VI = Preface + [1]-181 + small Erratum leaf [tipped in] + 4 plates [bound with] TP = Annals of the Astronomical Observatory of Harvard College, Vol. X, John Wilson and Son, Cambridge, 1877+ [iii] = Preface + [v]-vi = Preface of the Editor + [vii]-viii = Table of Contents + [ix]-lxxxix = Introduction + [1]-239 + 4 plates + 1 blank leaf; Quarto sized sheets (9¼" x 11¾"). First Edition. The very scarce first edition of the only complete book by Peirce that was published in his lifetime. Almost all the prolific writings of the founder of pragmatism - considered by many to be the greatest philosopher America has produced - survived only in the form of journal articles, reviews, and uncompleted manuscripts, until his posthumous editors began to bring out his massive Collected Papers in the 1930s. Besides his famous contributions to logic, metaphysics, and philosophy of mind, Peirce did highly original work in experimental science, including the application of his new 'photometric' technique (using light waves to measure distance) in the first attempt to determine the shape and extent of the Milky Way from the brightness of the stars.Photometric Researches summarizes important astronomical studies that Peirce conducted at Harvard College Observatory, while working as an Assistant in the United States Coastal and Geodetic Survey. It was published here in 1878 as Volume IX of The Annals of the Astronomical Observatory of Harvard College.By 1875, the greater part of the photometric researches was completed, but he wanted still to make a more thorough study of earlier star catalogues. During his second Coast Survey assignment in Europe (1875-76), he examined medieval and renaissance manuscripts of Ptolemy's star catalogue in several libraries. He also made inquiries as to the methods used in the preparation of the most recent star catalogue, the Durchmusterung of Argelander and Schönfeld at the Bonn Observatory. Peirce's book, Photometric Researches (1878), included his own edition of Ptolemy's catalogue, as well as a long letter from Schönfeld concerning the methods of the Durchmusterung (Peirce Edition Project: Introduction to Volume 3 of The Writings of Charles S. Peirce)To the best of our knowledge, this is only the second copy to have appeared on the market in the past twenty years. Bowdoin College Library" ticket pasted to the inside of the front cover. Otherwise, a really lovely copy of this extremely scarce work by C. S. Peirce. PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        "Porta Latina ( Rom)", 1903.

      . Aquarell 14 x 20 cm, signiert u. datiert.. (Switbert Lobisser, Tiffen 1878 - 1943 Klagenfurt)

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        EXPLICATION THEORIQUE ET PRATIQUE DU CODE CIVIL CONTENANT L'ANALYSE CRITIQUE DES AUTEURS ET DE LA JURISPRUDENCE ET UN TRAITE RESUME APRES LE COMMENTAIRE DE CHAQUE TITRE / EN 12 TOMES / 7E EDITION.

      DELAMOTTE ET FILS 1878 - R240065894: 654 + 682 + 643 + 715 + 819 + 630 + 524 + 684 + 787 + 668 + 696 + 452 pages - annotation sur le 1er plat des 12 tomes - coins frottés - quelques rousseurs sans conséquence sur la lecture - tomes 1,2,3,4,5,6,8,12 désolidarisé dos manquant - 1er plat désolidarisé sur le tome 3 - plats désolidarisés sur le tome 4 - étiquette collée sur le 1er plat du tome 5,6,7,8,9,10,11 - coiffe en pied abîmée + dos fendu sur le tome 7,9,12 - 1er plat désolidarisé sur le tome 10 + déchirure sur 2ème plat + dos fendu - dos fendu sur le tome 11 - 2 photos disponibles. Tome 7 : commentaire traité des sociétés civiles et commerciales par Paul Pont - Tome 8 : commentaire traité des petits contrats par Paul Pont tome premier prêt dépot et sequestre contrats aléatoires mondant 2e édition - Tome 9 : commentaire traité des petits contrats par Paul Dupont tome second cautionnement transactions contrainte par corps nantissement 2e édition - Tome 10 : commentaire traité des privilèges et hypothèques et de l'expropriation forcée par Paul Pont 3e édition revue et augmentée tome premier - Tome 11 : commentaire traité des pivilèges et hypothèques et de l'expropriation forcée par Paul Pont 3e édition tome second - Tome 12 : commentaire traite théorique et pratique de la prescription par V.Marcadé. In-8 Broché. Etat d'usage. Plats abîmés. Dos abîmé. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 346-Droit privé, civil [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Ch. Baudelaire

      Paris: Goupil, [1878] - 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) (BAUDELAIRE, CHARLES) 9 x 7 inches. Woodburytype bust portrait on original printed La Galerie Contemporaine mount. Matted and framed. Fine

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        PRINCIPES DE DROIT CIVIL FRANCAIS / EN 33 TOMES / 3E EDITION / COMPLET.

      BRUYLANT CHRISTOPHE & CIE / LIBRAIRIE A.MARESCQ AINE 1878 - R240065895: 590 + 671 + 650 + 682 + 676 + 717 + 696 + 693 + 677 + 748 + 688 + 624 + 639 + 704 + 675 + 610 + 638 + 699 + 683 + 724 + 580 + 594 + 603 + 639 + 652 + 576 + 606 + 593 + 595 + 552 + 592 + 657 + 601 pages - annotation sur le 1er plat des 33 tomes - coins frottés - tomes 1,8,9,19,27,30,31,32 désolidarisé dos manquant - coiffe en pied abîmée sur le tome 2,12,25,28 - déchirure sur le 1er plat du tome 3 - coiffe en tête abîmée sur le tome 4,5,6,15,16,17,26,29 - coiffes en tête et pied abîmées sur le tome 14,20,33 - déchirure sur le 1er plat du tome 18 - manque en coiffe de tête sur le tome 22 - 5 photos disponibles. Tome 1 : de la jouissance et de la privation des droits civils - Tome 2 : des actes de l'état civil du domicil des absents du mariage - Tome 3 : du mariage (suite) du divorce de la paternité et de la filiation - Tome 4 : de la paternité et de la filiation (suite) de l'adoption et de la tutelle officieuse de la puissance paternelle de la tutelle - Tome 5 : de la tutelle (suite) de l'émancipation de l'interdiction de la distinction des biens - Tome 6 : de la distinction des biens (suite) de la propriété de l'usurfruit de l'usage et de l'habitation - Tome 7 : de l'usurfruit de l'usage et de l'habitation (suite) des servitudes ou services fonciers - Tome 8 : des servitudes (suite) de l'emphytèose ou droit de superficie les différenctes manières dont on acquiert la propriété - Tome 9 : des successions - Tome 10 : des successions (suite ) - Tome 11 : des successions (suite) des donations entre vifs et des testaments - Tome 12 : des donations entre vifs et des testaments (suite) - Tome 13 : des donations entre vifs et des testaments (suite) - Tome 14: des donations entre vifs et des testaments (suite) - Tome 15 : des donations entre vifs et des testaments des contrats ou des obligations conventionelles en général - Tome 16 : des contrats ou des obligations conventionelles en général (suite) - Tome 17 : des contrats ou des obligations conventionelles en g [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Cover title]: Guide Book of North-Western North Carolina

      L.V. and E.T. Blum, Printers, (Salem, N.C.) 1878 - First edition. Octavo. 109, [11] ads pp. Printed green wrappers. Possibly lacking the title page, although no obvious evidence that it was ever bound in, chipping on wrappers and first and last few pages, else good. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        LUCULLUS OR PALATABLE ESSAYS. In which are merged The Oyster, the Lobster and Sport and its Pleasures

      London, Remington and Co., 1878.. London, Remington and Co., 1878.. FIRST COLLECTED EDITION 1878, 2 volumes, complete set. The three parts were previously published separately and are now brought together and enlarged and improved (see Preface). Small 8vo, Volume 1: 252 pages plus adverts, Volume 2: 248 pages plus adverts, original publisher&#39;s blue pictorial cloth, gilt lettering to spines, black lettering and decoration to covers, black endpapers, bookplate of Woburn Abbey on pastedown of each volume. Spines lightly faded, thin vertical pale mark to lower cover of Volume 1, pencil note on the black free endpaper of Volume 1, a little light foxing to title pages and endpapers otherwise a very good clean set. Volume 1: the first 171 pages are on interesting details and recipes of the Oyster, followed by the Lobster. Volume 2 continues with the Lobster, then Game, Woodcock, Duck, Rabbit, Sparrows, Hare, Ruff, Grouse, Woodcock, Bustard, etc. etc., Fish and a chapter on eating frogs. Lucullus was one of the great men of Roman history, included in the biographical collections of leading generals and politicians, originating in the biographical compendium of famous Romans published by his contemporary Marcus Terentius Varro. So famous did Lucullus become for his banqueting that the word lucullan now means lavish, luxurious and gourmet. Not listed in the usual bibliographies. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The Aborigines of Victoria: with notes relating to the habits of the natives of other parts of Australia and Tasmania. Compiled from various sources for the government of Victoria.

      Melbourne, London, John Ferres, 1878.2 volumes. 8vo. Original blue pictorial cloth gilt (sl. soiled; extremities of spines sl. dam.). With 2 frontispieces, 1 (of 2) large folding map and over 300 wood-engravings. LXXII,483; VI,456 pp.* First edition. - Robert Brough Smyth (1830-1899), geologist and meteorlogist, was also Secretary of the Board for the Protection of the Aborigines. This is one of the most comprehensive and authoritative surveys ever made on aboriginal anthropology. Ferguson 15882.

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        Illustrirtes Conchylienbuch. (in 2 Bänden),

      Nürnberg, Bauer & Raspe, 1878,.. 1. Auflage dieser Ausgabe, 2 Bände (komplett) Mit 112 Tafeln (kollationiert), XVI, 143 Seiten; Seiten 145-391 (1), 4°, schwarzes ilustriertes OHln. ORDENTLICHE EXEMPLARE, die Rücken wurden fachgerecht restauriert, mit wenigen Randbemerkungen und Eintragungen

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        PROGRESOS DE LA HISTORIA EN ARAGON VIDAS DE SUS CRONISTAS DESDE QUE SE INSTITUYO ESTE CARGO

      - Progresos de la historia en Aragón vidas de sus cronistas, desde que se instituyó este cargo hasta su extinción. Primera parte, que comprende la biografía de Gerónimo Zurita.- Zaragoza, Imprenta del Hospicio, 1878; en folio holandesa con nervios, XII-694 pp. Palau nº 12287. (Biblioteca de Escritores Aragoneses.)

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        Gesammelte Schriften, 4 Bände in 5 Bänden. Herausgegeben von Henrik Karge.

      Olms Verlag, -1884. Reprint: Hildesheim 2008-2014. 1878 - XIV/2474 S. HISTORIA SCIENTIARUM Gottfried Semper (1803&#150;1879) ist der bedeutendste deutsche Architekt des 19. Jahrhunderts neben Karl Friedrich Schinkel, dessen romantischen Klassizismus er durch eine nüchterne Bauweise unter Bevorzugung des italienischen Renaissancestils ablöste. Gegensätze wie jene zwischen Grundform und Kunstform oder Materialechtheit und Ornament wurden durch Sempers hohes Künstlertum zu einer künstlerischen Einheit geführt. Seine praktische Arbeit band Semper zeitlebens in einen theoretisch fundierten Kontext ein. Berühmt wurden seine Forschungen zur Polychromie der antiken Architektur und Plastik, die er mit der Konzeption einer Einheit der Künste verband. Sein Buch &#132;Wissenschaft, Industrie und Kunst" reflektierte die Einsichten, die die Weltausstellung von 1851 gebracht hatte, als Vorgriffe auf eine zukünftige Kunst. &#132;Die vier Elemente der Architektur" von 1850 ist wichtiges Zeugnis seiner geistigen Distanz zum Historismus. Wie seine Bauten reflektierten seine wirkungsmächtigen Schriften, in denen er sich oft polemisch mit künstlerischen Tendenzen seiner Zeit auseinandersetzte, die Bedingungen ästhetischer Wahrnehmung. Nicht zufällig bezog sich die niederländische Bewegung "de Stijl" später direkt auf Sempers Hauptwerk "Der Stil in den technischen und tektonischen Künsten". Als einer von wenigen Architekten hat Gottfried Semper ein wissenschaftliches &#140;uvre von hohem Rang hervorgebracht. Sein architektonisches Werk war von europäischer Bedeutung. Geboren in Hamburg und ausgebildet in Paris, fand Semper nach einer ausgedehnten Studienreise durch Italien und Griechenland 1834 eine einflussreiche Position als Professor für Baukunst in Dresden, wo er seine berühmtesten Bauten errichtet hat: das erste und das zweite Hoftheater, die Gemäldegalerie, die Villa Rosa. Auf die gescheiterte Revolution von 1849 folgten schwierige Jahre im Londoner Exil, bevor Semper als Professor in Zürich und als Entwerfer des Wiener Kaiserforums den Zenit seiner internationalen Anerkennung erreichte. Ausgehend von seiner Dresdner Akademielehre verfolgte Semper das Ziel, die vielfältigen Erscheinungsformen der Architektur auf wenige Urtypen zurückzuführen, um die Genese der Baukunst mit naturwissenschaftlicher Exaktheit zu erfassen. Die in seinem monumentalen zweibändigen Werk Der Stil in den technischen und tektonischen Künsten (1860-1863) entwickelte &#132;Bekleidungstheorie" hat bis heute ihre &#150; teils inspirierende, teils kontroverse &#150; Wirkung auf architektonische Konzeptionen nicht eingebüßt. Sempers literarisches &#140;uvre steht wie kaum ein zweites für die wissenschaftliche Interdisziplinarität des 19. Jahrhunderts. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        History of the Conquest of Peru: With a Preliminary View of the Civilisation of the Incas

      London - Bickers and Son, 1878. London - Bickers and Son, 1878 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A copy of Prescott&#39;s extremely influential work, in a fine binding. New and Revised Edition. Edited by John Foster Kirk. Featuring a &#39;facsimilie of two signatures of Francisco Pizarro&#39;. With a prize presentation label reading: &#39;Librarian&#39;s Prize awarded to C. F. Abbott, Bruce Castle, July 1883&#39;. William Hickling Prescott (May 4 1796 January 29 1859) was an American historian and Hispanist, considered to have been the first American scientific historian. Despite suffering from serious visual impairment Prescott became one of the most eminent historians of nineteenth-century America. Prescott specialised in late Renaissance Spain and the early Spanish Empire. His works on the subject, The History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella the Catholic (1837), The History of the Conquest of Mexico (1843), A History of the Conquest of Peru (1847) and the unfinished History of the Reign of Phillip II (18561858) have become classic works in the field, and have had a huge impact on the study of both Spain and Mesoamerica. Condition: In a full calf binding. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. Some fading to the front board and spine. Internally, firmly bound. Foxed to the first and last few pages but otherwise generallyclean. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Lettre autographe signee ("Donato").

      Paris, 12. IX. 1878.. 1 p. In-8vo (20 lignes environ).. Il envoie a son correspondant un numero de la Revue Magnetique Internationale, ephemere revue qui ne parut qu'en 1878 et 1879. Il demande a son correspondant de faire mention de cette nouvelle revue dans son "honorable journal". - Rare.

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        MAPS AND PANORAMAS - Twelfth Annual Report of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories

      Governement Printng Office, Washingtion 1878 - **LIMITED TIME ONLY! 50% OFF ALL ANTIQUARIAN SHOP INVENTORY! (DISCOUNT ALREADY APPLIED TO PRICE SHOWN)** Cloth folder with title printed in gilt, encasing 10 large folding maps. Some of the maps have tears along the folds. Maps of Utah, Wyoming, Idaho, Yellowstone etc. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Set of 16 First Editions of Caldecott's famous Picture Books beginning with the publication of 'The House That Jack Built, published in 1878.

      All were issued by Routledge, with colour printing by Edmund Evans. All are in fine condition in their original pictorial covers with only very minor rubbing and wear. Issued in two sizes, the books have been housed in two folding cloth cases with leather labels. In order of publication the titles are: The House That Jack Built (1878); John Gilpin (1878); Elegy on the Death of Mad Dog (1879); Babes in the Wood (1879); Sing a Song For Sixpence (1880); The Three Jovial Huntsmen (1880); The Farmer's Boy (1881); The Queen of Hearts (1881); The Milkmaid (1882); Hey Diddle Diddle and Bye Baby Bunting (1882); A Frog He Would A-wooing Go (1883); The Fox Jumps Over the parson's Gate (1883); Come Lasses and Lads (1884); Ride A Cock Horse to Banbury Cross and A Farmer Went Trotting Upon his Grey Mare (1884); An Elegy on the Glory of Her Sex, Mrs Mary Blaize (1885); The Great Panjandrum Himself (1885). A fine set of first editions.

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        The Garden

      London - The Garden Office, 1878. London - The Garden Office, 1878 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The 24th volume, Christmas 1878, of William Robinson&#39;s horticultural journal. Launched in 1871, The Garden was one of the most influential gardening journals of its day and featured contributions from notables such as John Ruskin, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Gertrude Jekyll, William Morris, Dean Hole, Canon Ellacombe, and James Britten. Profusely illustrated with both engraved plates - including a frontispiece with facsimile signature of George Shaw - and some lovely chromolithographs. 25 of 27 chromolithographic plates present. Condition: In a half calf binding with marbled boards. Externally, rubbed with some wear to the spine and extremities. Hinges a trifle strained. Internally, generally firmly bound, first two pages detached but present. Spotting throughout, heaviest to margins and first and last few pages. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        Roy&#39;s Wife a Novel

      Leipzig - Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1878. Leipzig - Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1878 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A smartly bound copy of this fictional work from Scottish novelist of the sporting-field and a poet, George John Whyte-Melville. Volume one and two bound as one. Copyright edition. George John Whyte-Melville achieved immediate success as a writer of fox-hunting stories with his first novel Digby Grand in 1854. Having served as a captain in the Coldstream Guards between 1846 and 1849, he volunteered as a major of irregular Turkish cavalry when the Crimean War began. His other works includeBones and I, or The Skeleton at Home and Brookes of Bridlemere. Condition: Rebound in a half calf binding with marbled boards and gilt design to the spine. Externally, rubbing to the boards and extremities. Internally, firmly bound, bright and generally clean, with light spotting to endpapers. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Alton Locke, Tailor and Poet. An Autobiography

      London - Macmillan and Co., 1878. London - Macmillan and Co., 1878 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Alton Locke, Tailor and Poet. An Autobiography is an 1850 novel, by Charles Kingsley, written in sympathy with the Chartist movement, in which Carlyle is introduced as one of the personages. With a portrait of Kingsley to frontispiece. New edition with a prefatory memoir by Thomas HughesIn this novel, Kingsley set out to expose the social injustice suffered by workers in the clothing trade and the trials and tribulations of agricultural labourers. It also gives an insight into the Chartist campaign with which Kingsley was involved in the 1840s. Charles Kingsley (1819 - 1875) was an English priest of the Church of England, university professor, historian and novelist, particularly associated with the West Country and northeast Hampshire. Condition: In a half calf binding with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, smart but with slight wear to extremities,minor rubbing and marks boards and slight marginalfading. Front joint starting. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and generally clean throughout with occasional spotting, handling marks, foxing to endpapers and a tidemarks to frontispiece. Overall: GOOD.

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        Facsimile of an Ancient Heraldic Manuscript Emblazoned by -of the Mount Lyon, King of Armes, 1542

      Edinburgh: William Paterson, 1878 - A facsimile edition of the "Register of Arms of the Scottish Nobility and Gentry," an emblazoned manuscript done by Sir David Lindsay in 1542. Several hundred shields are illustrated One of 250 copies (lacking limitation page). Folio (333 x 235 mm). Color title and 133 colored plates of coats-of-arms. Later half black leather and marbled boards. Front cover tender, light wear to covers, plates fine. Cf. Lowndes p. 1422 (for 1822 ed.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vues de Paris en Photographie [Photograph album]

      Published by Maison Martinet, Paris 1878 - , 45 collotypes of Paris, mounted on card, including the Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame, Champs Elysees, Bois du Boulogne, Versailles and more. Each has a handwritten caption. Albumen prints, 6 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches (15.9 x 21.0 cm.) on the two-toned mounts measuring 11 1/2 x14 1/2 (28.6 x 36.2 cm.). Three photographs of paintings of the 1878 Exposition First Edition , leather scuffed at corners and edges of spine, light patches of foxing mostly at margins of leaves but some protruding photos, in good condition , half brown morocco with cloth sides, gilt titles to front, raised bands, all edges gilt Oblong folio, 30 x 41 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Village and Other Poems

      London - Simpkin, Marshall and Co., 1878. London - Simpkin, Marshall and Co., 1878 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce collection of poetry from Frederic J. Perry. With frontispiece photograph of the author. Including titles such as Persevere, The Ocean of Life, The Two Swords and many more. Condition: In a calf binding with gilt detailing. Externally, rubbed, with some ink spills to the rear board. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are mildly age-toned, with a few patches of foxing. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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