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        MEN OF MARK. A GALLERY OF CONTEMPORARY PORTRAITS OF MEN DISTINGUISHED IN THE SENATE, THE CHURCH, IN SCIENCE, LITERATURE AND ART, THE ARMY, NAVY, LAW AND MEDICINE ETC

      London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, 1878.. FIRST EDITION 1878, third series only, ORIGINAL WOODBURY PHOTOGRAPH OF CHARLES DARWIN, 1878. 4to, approximately 280 x 210 mm, 11 x 8¼ inches, 36 oval Woodburytype photographs by Lock and Whitfield, mounted on thick paper with decorated surround, each measuring 115 x 95 mm, 4½ x 3½ inches, each with a page of biographical text by Thompson Cooper, bound in original publisher's cloth with bevelled edges, gilt and black decoration and gilt lettering to upper cover and spine, blind stamped decoration to lower cover, all edges gilt, yellow endpapers. Slight water-staining to lower cover, name and date of 1881 on front endpaper, a few text pages lightly browned, photographs all in excellent condition, binding tight and firm. A very good clean copy in a very bright binding. Notable photographs are those of Charles Darwin, Anthony Trollope, John Scott Russell engineer, Lord Napier of Magdala, Vice-Admiral Sir Francis Leopold McClintock the explorer who three times went in search of Franklin's expedition in the Arctic, Commander Verney Lovett Cameron, African explorer. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        La Roue Phonique.

      Copenhague, K. Schønberg, 1878. 8vo. Uncut and unopened in the original printed, illustrated wrappers. Spine with some wear and a few nicks and tears to extremities, otherwise a very fine copy of this delicate publication. 72 pp. Many text-illustrations throughout.. Very rare first edition of the first work to describe the seminal invention that is the phonic wheel, invented and patented by Paul la Cour - "the Danish Edison" - in late 1877 and publicized for the first time in 1878 in French (as it is here) and Danish simultaneously. The phonic wheel, a synchronous motor operated by pulsating current, constituted a fundamental improvement upon the telegraph-system, as it enabled the simultaneous sending of up to 100 telegrams at a time (in comparison, Edison, who worked on solving the same problem at the same time, was only able to invent a device allowing for the sending of 4 telegrams at a time). This seminal invention revolutionized the telegraph-system. It was also of great importance to the early development of the television, as it constituted an important feature in proposals for telectroscopes and in some electromechanical television systems. The phonic wheel was the first invention to make use of the principle that we now call "time division multiplexing". "It was no coincidence that Poul la Cour got the byname "The Danish Edison". Apart from his job as deputy director at the Danish Meteorological Institute, he worked with many inventions e.g. the telegraph system which at the time was undergoing a rapid development. At that stage, only one message could be sent at the time and often the line was busy. This was a great disadvantage especially within the field of meteorology where fast communication over long distances was important.Poul la Cour worked on a method to let several telegraphists use the same wire simultaneously and in 1874 he was awarded the gold medal from the Danish Scientific Society for his work on the phonic telegraph system. By using this system each telegraphist could send the Morse code through an electric tuning fork and thereby use his own frequency on the same wire. In 1878, he developed the method into the phonic wheel motor that made it possible to send up to 100 telegrams at the same time. He was in fierce competition with the famous American inventor Thomas A. Edison who only managed to send 4 telegrams simultaneously. The many inventions quickly gave Poul la Cour the byname "The Danish Edison"." (From the web-site of the Paul La Cour Museum)While working on developing his tuning fork-telegraph, la Cour got the idea of a phonic wheel. He allowed for the oscillations of the tuning fork to control the phonic wheel, giving it a constant and extremely precise circulation. The phonic wheel was a toothed iron wheel; the teeth passed by a electro-magnet, which again was controlled by the electric oscillations from a tuning fork. If one of the teeth of the wheel is right in front of the magnetic pole, it will in turn be attracted to and let go by the magnet. The invention did cause la Cour problems in the beginning, but when he came up with the idea of placing a capsule with quicksilver upon the wheel, it became more stabile. The toothed wheel was now so precise that it was possible to divide the telegraph-current into little bites, so several senders/receivers were able to share the same wire by taking turns sending. Thus, the phonic wheel was the first invention to make use of the principle that we now call "time division multiplexing", i.e. that cables can be used for many purposes at the same time. After having finished his studies in physics and meteorology in Copenhagen in 1869, Poul la Cour travelled in Europe to study practical meteorology. Having spent a month with the Dutch meteorologist de Buijs Ballot, he became convinced of the importance of setting up the Danish Meteorological Institute according to the principles of de Buijs Ballot, which was set up in 1872, with la Cour as Deputy Director.At the time, telegraphy was the most important technological prerequisite for modern meteorology, and this soon became la Cour's main interest. In June 1874, the year in which Edison invented his quadruplex telegraphy, la Cour invented a telegraphic device based on tuning forks. He patented his invention in London on September 2, 1874, but in the United States Alexander Graham Bell, Elisha Gray, and others had been working along similar lines, which resulted in protests against his American patent applications. Not wanting to spend the large amount of money necessary to pay the American lawyers, he gave up his claim in America, and this invention was credited to Elisha Gray. La Cour, however, maintained that Gray had been working on the invention of the telephone, and only had changed his invention at the instant la Cour's American application was published. After the disappointment on the American market, la Cour came up with the seminal invention that was the phonic wheel, and this time there were no problems with the patent. The invention was produced in August 1875, patented in 1877, and the details were published in the book "The Phonic Wheel" in 1878, in a Danish and a French edition. At that time the invention was adopted by the American company The Delany Synchronous multiple Telegraph, and a new fight of priority arose. In 1886 the Franklin Institute awarded la Cour the John Scott Legacy Medal for the phonic wheel and at the same time presented Delany with the Elliott Cresson Medal for the synchronism, a decision la Cour protested against.The phonic wheel was used on telegraph lines on the East Coast of America, and in the London Post Office. The most modern application was in the mechanical "television" of Paul G. Nipkow (1884).Shiers: Early Television. A Bibliographic Guide to 1940: No. 102

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        A Voyage in the ‘Sunbeam’ Our Home on the Ocean for Eleven Months

      London: Longsmans, Green, and Co., 1878. Second edition. slight rubbing and scuffing, interiors fine. Octavo.

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        Zur Kenntniss der Zelle und ihrer Theilungs-Erscheinungen

      Aus einem Vortrag, gehalten im Kieler physiologischen Verein den 1. August. PAMPHLET. First edition. Rare offprint. German Biologist and founder of Cytogenetics, discoverer of Mitosis. Considered one of the top ten discoveries in Cell Biology. This is his most important discovery and was published a full 4 years before his seminal work Zellsubstanz, Kern und Zelltheilung. Other than a few nicks to edges, this is a fine copy of a work that Worldcat only shows one institutional holding. Haven't located a copy that showed at auction in the last 30 years. 5pp. 8 vo. Rare books make Fine Gifts. Shipped in new box. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Very Good. 1878.

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        THE NATIVE FLOWERS AND FERNS OF THE UNITED STATES IN THEIR BOTANICAL, HORTICULTURAL, AND POPULAR ASPECTS

      Boston. 1878-80.. Four volumes bound in two: ix,192, v,200; ix,196, 204pp. plus forty-eight chromolithographed plates in each volume, for a total of 192 plates. Quarto. Contemporary three-quarter morocco and pebbled cloth, gilt emblem on front boards, spines gilt, raised bands, a.e.g. Very minor foxing and offsetting. Overall very good. Meehan was an Englishman, trained at Kew, who moved to Germantown, Pennsylvania in 1853, where he spent the rest of his life running a nursery and editing various gardening periodicals. This is his masterwork, and one of the leading authorities on ferns in America. It is also a notable 19th-century American color plate book, issued by Prang of Boston, the leading chromolithographer of the period. The first volume comprises the entire first series, the second volume contains the second series. TAXONOMIC LITERATURE 5783. McGRATH, pp.145-46. BENNETT, p.75.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Dai Nihon Do¯chu¯ Saikenzu. [Travel map of Japan]

      Kyoto.: Kawakatsu Tokujiro.. Meiji 11. 1878.. Copperplate engraved map with woodblock color, full sheet (actually 4 joined sheets) with text and map title 14 1/2 x 68 (37x173cm) (map only approximately 13 5/8 x 46 3/4 inches) folding to 7 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches(fuku orihon), embossed paper cover. Original title label has been removed and a handwritten label attached, wear and a little paper loss to cover paper (not affecting the map). Overall light soiling and light wear to the map with tiny pinhead sized paper loss at the intersections of the two right folds (which are more exposed when the map is folded). Some oxidation (?) to the red color name markers on the island of Shikoku, but overall the map is in good condition. An attractive and informative travel map of Japan, issued just ten years into the Meiji era. There is much information given on and around the map, including distances (land and sea) between the many places named along the roads and also on the sea routes, plus listings of inns and shrines. With pictographs indicating mountains and small ships in the sea (including western steamships) the map is graphically very appealing. .

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        The description of Ireland : and the state thereof as it is at this present in anno 1598 ; Now for the first time published from a manuscript preserved in Clongowes-Wood College, with copious notes and illustrations by Edmund Hogan

      Dublin : M.H. Gill & Son ; London : Bernard Quaritch, 1878. 1st Edition. Physical desc. : xii, 382 p. ; 25 cm. Subjects: Ireland - Description and travel - Early works to 1800. Ireland - History - 1172-1603 - Sources. Ireland - Social life and customs. Ireland - History - 16th century. Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. Xi) and index. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth over bevelled boards. Gilt decorated title to front panel, with blind-tooled decorative borders to front and back panels. Spine bands and panel edges very slightly dust-toned as with age. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. SIGNED, dated and with a lengthy inscription by the author to verso title page.

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        Dick Sand: Or, A Captain at Fifteen. A Novel

      New York, George Munro. 1878, 1878. FIRST ENGLISH LANGUAGE EDITION. 8vo. Pp324, with pp2 advertisements. Illustrated thoughout. Bound in publishers's mid green cloth, titled to spine in gilt, coated yellow endpapers. Neat ownership to flyleaf, some edgewear, small nick to joint. very good indeed. Dick Sands is a rather more serious and atypical Jules Verne travel adventure following the exploits of a young whale hunter and an entomologist. The novel deals primarily with the issue of slavery, and the African slave trade by other African Natives in particular.

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        The University Magazine. (general title adds: A Literary and Philosophic Review). Volumes 91-93, 95

      London: Hurst & Blackett, 1878-1880 passim. *The price of this item HAS BEEN temporarily reduced by 10% until Sunday, Oct. 13. Order now for BEST SAVINGS! Volumes 91 (January-June 1878) through 93 (Janaury-June 1879) and Volume 95 (January-June 1880); also called New Series Volumes 1 through 3 and 5; ex library, Volumes 91 and 92 overall sound copies in later cloth, 93 in publishers cloth but poor and broken in a later cloth box, 95 in later cloth but mostly disbound and poor; includes Contemporary Portraits, New Series, Numbers 1-18 including Charles Darwin, William Morris, Robert Browning, et al., all Woodbury prints, the mount usually darkened and the first two chipped but no damage to the photographs themselves; a working group only, sold with all faults. Photos available upon request.

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        Vick's Monthly Magazine Volumes 1 to 12

      Rochester NY.: James Vick, 1878. 12 vol., An ex library set. 143 chromolithograph plates (of 144, lacking a plate from vol. 9), a few pages loose, some perforated stamps on text leaves throughout, vol.1-4 in dark green library buckram, vol.5-12 in original pictorial cloth, white ms. shelf marks to spine, a few hinges weak or broken, slightly rubbed and frayed. An interesting monthly magazine issued by one of the leading American seedsmen of the time.. 1st Ed. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 22.0 x 14.5 Cms.

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        History of the Indian Mutiny, 1857-1858

      London: William H. Allen and Co.. Poor with no dust jacket. 1878. First Edition. Hardcover. Bindings loose and hinges broken on all volumes. Text block on Volume I is separated from the covers at the front hinge. Cloth boards and spine on Volume I water damagedOne leaf detached in Volume III, other leaves and gatherings loosening. Complete.; Three volumes (complete). 575, 595, 524 pages + preliminaries + folding maps + advertisements. Blind-stamped purple cloth boards. Tipped in at the rear of Volume Three, preceding the advertisements, is a handwritten letter from the owner of this set (Mr Lance) to the author, together with a four page reply from the author, dated 1880. The author's letter acknowledges the new information supplied by his correspondent, which he intends to include in the next edition. "I am very much obliged to you for your letter. [. . .] Tis not too late to make corrections for the second edition and I shall avail myself of the information you have kindly given me when I prepare that. Mess. Allen & Co printed 1500 copies; they have sold not quite a thousand so that we may expect a new edition about March. I am just about (next week) to start for India to spend the cold weather months there, but I shall return in March, & meanwhile shall leave with Allen & Co. a corrected copy of the first edition [. . .] I shall also thankfully avail myself of the information you have given me about Ra'o Sahib."; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        Beatrice Tyldesley

      London - Tinsley Brothers, 1878 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A scarce complete edition of Beatrice Tyldesley, one of William Harrison Ainsworth's last novels. First edition. Three volumes bound in one. William Harrison Ainsworth (1805 - 1882) was an English historical novelist. Ainsworth briefly tried the publishing business, but soon gave it up and devoted himself to journalism and literature. His first success as a writer came with Rookwood in 1834, which features Dick Turpin as its leading character. A stream of thirty-nine novels followed, the last of which appeared in 1881. His Lancashire novels cover altogether 400 years and include The Lancashire Witches, 1848, Mervyn Clitheroe, 1857, and The Leaguer of Lathom. Jack Sheppard, Guy Fawkes, 1841, Old St Paul's, 1841, Windsor Castle, 1843, and The Lancashire Witches are regarded as his most successful novels. He was very popular in his lifetime and his novels sold in large numbers. Condition: Rebound incloth. Externally, sound but with slight wear to extremities, slight rubbing and the occasional mark to boards. Internally, generally firmly bound although slightly strained in places. Bright and generally clean throughout with only the very odd spot and handling mark and slight foxing to first and last pages. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        The Voyage of the Challenger

      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).Borba de Moraes, p. 861.

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        Custoza 1848-66. Album storico artistico militare Parte prima - Custoza 1848.

      presso l'autore,, Milano, 1878 - Album di cm. 45 x 32, pp. 8 di testo esplicativo + 6 belle tavole in litografia (anche a più toni di colore) raffiguranti particolari, scene e piani della battaglia di Custoza (Sommacampagna, Sona, ecc). A fogli sciolti e privo del piatto anteriore. Ottimo stato di conservazione. Assai raro.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        HECTOR SERVADAC

      1878. Translated by Ellen E. Frewer. With Numerous Illustrations. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1878. Original olive green cloth pictorially decorated in black and gilt, all edges gilt. First English Edition of this tale in which the heroes are carried away through space upon the comet "Gallia," visiting much of the solar system. The cover (but not the title page) bears the sub-title "The Career of a Comet."~In September 1877, George Munro issued a (pirated) wrappered version of this tale, in their "Seaside Library"; a month later, the Philadelphia firm of Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger issued the first half of this tale in a cloth­bound volume. Then in November 1877 (though dated 1878), this authorized Sampson Low edition in England, and an authorized Scribner Armstrong edition were both published (the entire tale, not just the first half).~This copy is in olive green cloth; we have also seen terra-cotta and light lilac-brown (no priority). Condition is very good (spine a bit dull); the volume has been recased within its original binding, preserving the original endpapers (reinforced at the inner hinges). This is one of Verne's most intriguing space exploration tales. Taves & Michaluk V016; Edwards 16.

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
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        Prang's Standard Alphabets. A Collection of Alphabets in the Best Ancient and Modern Styles, Designs for Titles, Colored Initials, Borders, Compass Topographical Signs, the State Arms of the Union &c. Especially Adapted for the Use of Sign Painters

      Boston.: L. Prang & Co.. Copyright 1878.. 14 chromolithograph plates (including title page), 26 (of 28) black and white plates, approximately 41pp, gilt lettered decorative embossed cloth covered boards, 7 1/2 x 11 inches (hardbound). Covers lightly worn with some small areas of light soiling, corners softly bumped, little fraying to head and tail of spine with small tears; hinges broken but covers are still attached; MISSING TWO PLATES (plate 10 Italic and plate 19 Small Scroll), bookplate on front paste down, occasional light soiling, ink mark on the State Arms of Colorado, otherwise interior in good, clean condition. This scarce first edition of Prang's Standard Alphabets features a special section "State Arms of the Union" which "are the first authentic reproductions in color of the arms of the thirteen original States, and they can be depended on as absolutely correct, having been copied from the paintings deposited by the States themselves in Independence Hall, Philadelphia. The arms of the other States and the Territories have been prepared with the aid of the respective State and Territorial authorities..." The alphabets "are, with but few exceptions, original productions, and intended to illustrate and embody the progress made in the area of lettering up to the present time." There are three plates of "Illuminated Capitals" in chromolithography plus black and white plates featuring various decorative alphabets including Egyptian, Boston and New York Sign Painters' Roman, Old Gothic, Scroll Alphabet, Rustic Alphabet, Numerals (Five Styles), etc. .

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        Historical and Biographical Atlas of the New Jersey Coast

      Woolman & Rose, Philadelphia 1878 - Beautifully lithographed cultural atlas of the New Jersey coast. Includes information regarding biographies of noted residents and businessmen, statistics and history. Illustrations show buildings, houses, businesses and various views. Some irregularities include extra pages (numbered in half pages), and misnumbered pages (though they correctly correspond to their place in the index). Atlas published by Woolman & Rose, Philadelphia, 1878. First edition, folio. Original hardcover quarter leather binding with embossed pattern and gilded title. Inscription inside first fly leaf. Some stains and wear to binding and spine. 372 p. Includes title page, 72 color lithographed illustrations (6 double page), 42 maps (8 fold out, 12 double page). Most maps and illustrations in very good condition with only minor aging. State of New Jersey 1877 has been restored, but with major losses near original folds in Central New Jersey. Folding map of Long Branch has tear and folding map of Red Bank has tape along original fold. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Map of Yorkville and its Vicinity

      Miles & Co, Toronto 1878 - Published in "Illustrated Historical Atlas of the County of York . . .", Toronto c.1878., Size : 425x675 (mm), 16.75x26.5 (Inches), Printed in Color with some hand colouring

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        Mycenae; a Narrative of Researches and Discoveries at Mycenae and Tiryns

      London: John Murray, 1878.. First Ed. Very Good. Stout 8vo Book lxviii; 384; (12)(publisher's catalogue) pages. 20 plates + Plates A - G including folding and coloured, illustrations throughout the text. Rear inner hinge loose but firm. Bookplate removed from front pastedown. Later neat inscription on the verso of the front endpaper. Original brown cloth decorated in black with title contained within gilt central device on the upper cover, title and device in gilt on the spine which is lightly rubbed. Apart from these minor defects as listed here a decent copy of this important study. Schliemann published Troja und seine Ruinen (Troy and Its Ruins) in 1875 and excavated the Treasury of Minyas at Orchomenus. In 1876, he began digging at Mycenae. Upon discovering the Shaft Graves, with their skeletons and more regal gold (including the Mask of Agamemnon), Schliemann cabled the king of Greece. The results were published in Mykena in 1878.

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        A Collection of 12 Trollope Family Copies [One inscribed from Henry Trollope to his father, Anthony Trollope]; Foreign Classics for English Readers consisting of Goethe; Pascal; Rabelais; Moliere; Montaigne; St. Simon; Madame de Sevigne; Corneille and Racine; Tasso; La Fontaine Etc.; and Rosseau

      London: Blackwood & Sons, 1878 et. seq.. First edition thus. Hardcover. Very Good. A collection of 12 volumes in William Blackwood's Foreign Classics for English Readers designed to . Each volume is in Very Good condition, with a few showing cracked hinges, some modest wear, darkening to the spine panels, and the occasional spot to the spine or the boards. St. Simon shows bubbling to the cloth and there is an internal crack to the front board of Madame de Sevigne. The volumes also show the bookplate and/or ownership notation of the prior owner(s) not known to us, with one such bookplate having been partially removed. Notably, each volume other than "Pascal" shows a Trollope family association as indicated in this description. The titles consist of Goethe (1878) with Anthony Trollope's bookplate and shelf location sticker; Pascal (1878); Rabelais (1879) with Anthony Trollope's bookplate; Moliere (1879) with Anthony Trollope's bookplate; Montaigne (1879) with Anthony Trollope's bookplate; St. Simon (1880) with Anthony Trollope's bookplate; Madame de Sevigne (1881) with Henry M. Trollope's bookplate; Corneille and Racine, two copies (1881), one with Anthony Trollope's bookplate and one with Henry M. Trollope's bookplate; Tasso (1882) with Henry M. Trollope's ownership signature to the front free endpaper; La Fontaine Etc. (1882) with Henry M. Trollope's bookplate; and Rosseau (1882) with Henry M. Trollope's bookplate. "Corneille and Racine" was authored by Henry M. Trollope, Anthony Trollope's son, and the copy bearing Anthony Trollope's bookplate is a PRESENTATION COPY FROM HENRY TROLLOPE TO ANTHONY TROLLOPE. The presentation, located on the half-title, reads: "Anthony Trollope / from his affectionate son / Harry Trollope". The book also contains a number of ANNOTATIONS AND CORRECTIONS IN HENRY TROLLOPE'S HAND. Trollope family copies are quite scarce to the market and a set containing this many Trollope family copies is RARE INDEED. A COLLECTION-DISTINGUISHING SET OF TROLLOPE FAMILY COPIES.

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        How the 'Mastiffs' went to Iceland

      London: Virtue and Co., Limited, 1878 - In June and July, 1878, Trollope and a party took a trip to Iceland in the "Mastiff." This is a record of that journey. It was never formally published and issued only for private circulation First edition. 4to. Map and 14 full-page lithographed illustrations by Mrs. Hugh Blackburn, two silverprint photographs tipped on. Full straight grain brown morocco, t.e.g. Front hinge professionally repaired. Faintly rubbed at hinges, else Fine. Sadleir, Anthony Trollope 51 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Facsimile of an Ancient Heraldic Manuscript Emblazoned by Sir David Lyndsay of the Mount. Lyon King of Arms. 1542. Limited Edition

      Edinburgh: William Paterson. VG : in very good condition. 1878. 51/250 Small Paper Impression, Crown Folio. Original Blue Morocco gilt with Onlaid Red and Tan Morocco Crest with Bevelled edges and Dentelles. 370mm x 250mm (15" x 10"). 21pp; + 132 plates. Chromolithographed title and 132 chromolithographed plates. Signed by publisher on limitation page. .

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        STRUGGLES AND TRIUMPHS; OR, SIXTY YEARS' RECOLLECTIONS

      Buffalo: Courier Company, 1878. Hardcover. Minor fraying to spine tips and corners. Very Good. Original cloth; 324 pages. Illustrated with engravings. One of several editions of one of the most famous American autobiographies by one of the world's most sensational entrepreneurs. This edition has a new introduction and preface by Barnum. A compliments slip with Barnum's printed signature is tipped to the title page. This copy is INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author "To my friend/Doctor W B Hurd/with kind regards/P. T. Barnum/Waldemere July 28th 1881/Bridgeport Conn.

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        ANTHOLOGIE DES POETES LATINS.

      - 2 vols.: (16 x 10 cm.). 381 págs. = 421 págs. Recueil de textes d auteurs latins. Preciosa encuadernación en holandesa de la época de Reliure Franz, puntas con nervios, florones y hierros en lomo y tapas, cortes en cabeza dorados. T1: Andronigus; Attius; Caton; Catulle; Cécilius, Cicéron; Ennius; Labérius; Lucrèce; Naevius; Pacuvius; Plaute; Properce; Syrus; Térence; Tibulle; Varron; Virgile. T2: Ausone ; Claudien ; Cornélius Sévérus ; Horace ; Juvénal ; Lucain ; Lucilius Junior ; Manilius ; Martial ; Némésianus ; Ovide ; Pentadius ; Perse ; Pétrone ; Phèdre ; Rutilius ; Sénèque ; Silius Italicus ; Stace ; Sulpicia ; Turnus ; Valérius Flaccus. Perfécto estado de conservación. Lugar: Paris, Editorial: Lemerre, editeur, Año: 1878 Notas: Edición limitada a 25 ejemplares. Encuadernación realizada por Franz destacado encuadernador del siglo XIX - XX. 2 Exlibris [Ysabel anchez de Movellan / Sine Angulis Angulo] Importante familia de Banqueros del s.xix-xx.

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        A Collection of 12 Trollope Family Copies [One inscribed from Henry Trollope to his father, Anthony Trollope]; Foreign Classics for English Readers consisting of Goethe; Pascal; Rabelais; Moliere; Montaigne; St. Simon; Madame de Sevigne; Corneille and Racine; Tasso; La Fontaine Etc.; and Rosseau

      London: Blackwood & Sons, 1878 et. seq.. First edition thus. Hardcover. Very Good. A collection of 12 volumes in William Blackwood's Foreign Classics for English Readers designed to . Each volume is in Very Good condition, with a few showing cracked hinges, some modest wear, darkening to the spine panels, and the occasional spot to the spine or the boards. St. Simon shows bubbling to the cloth and there is an internal crack to the front board of Madame de Sevigne. The volumes also show the bookplate and/or ownership notation of the prior owner(s) not known to us, with one such bookplate having been partially removed. Notably, each volume other than "Pascal" shows a Trollope family association as indicated in this description. The titles consist of Goethe (1878) with Anthony Trollope's bookplate and shelf location sticker; Pascal (1878); Rabelais (1879) with Anthony Trollope's bookplate; Moliere (1879) with Anthony Trollope's bookplate; Montaigne (1879) with Anthony Trollope's bookplate; St. Simon (1880) with Anthony Trollope's bookplate; Madame de Sevigne (1881) with Henry M. Trollope's bookplate; Corneille and Racine, two copies (1881), one with Anthony Trollope's bookplate and one with Henry M. Trollope's bookplate; Tasso (1882) with Henry M. Trollope's ownership signature to the front free endpaper; La Fontaine Etc. (1882) with Henry M. Trollope's bookplate; and Rosseau (1882) with Henry M. Trollope's bookplate. "Corneille and Racine" was authored by Henry M. Trollope, Anthony Trollope's son, and the copy bearing Anthony Trollope's bookplate is a PRESENTATION COPY FROM HENRY TROLLOPE TO ANTHONY TROLLOPE. The presentation, located on the half-title, reads: "Anthony Trollope / from his affectionate son / Harry Trollope". The book also contains a number of ANNOTATIONS AND CORRECTIONS IN HENRY TROLLOPE'S HAND. Trollope family copies are quite scarce to the market and a set containing this many Trollope family copies is RARE INDEED. A COLLECTION-DISTINGUISHING SET OF TROLLOPE FAMILY COPIES.

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        SOUTH AFRICA

      1878. In Two Volumes. London: Chapman and Hall, 1878. Bound in three-quarter brown morocco. First Edition. In 1877 Trollope set off on this his last and by all accounts his least-enjoyable foreign tour, just as Britain was annexing the Transvaal (which would lead to the First Boer War in a few years). As with NORTH AMERICA and with AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND, he arranged ahead of time for a book of his observations to be published (soon after he returned -- as he wrote while he traveled). Chapman & Hall had arranged for him to use a cumbersome mechanical device called a "multiplying writer" while on trek (so as to produce more than one copy simultaneously), but Trollope jettisoned it early in his travels, as his baggage was everywhere charged by weight.~This is one of Trollope's scarcest books. This copy is bound by Riviere (with half-titles but without the ad catalogue that would sometimes appear in Vol II, and with the original scarlet cloth bindings bound in at the rear) -- in three-quarter brown morocco with gilt-paneled spines and two-color marbled endpapers. The color two-page map of the Kimberley Mines is present in Vol II; there is not a map at the beginning of Vol I. Condition is fine. Sadleir (Trollope) 48. With the armorial bookplates of the noted Norfolk antiquarian Harry Lawrence Bradfer-Lawrence (1887-1965).

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        THE WORKS OF WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY in Twenty-Six Volumes (Complete)

      London: Smith Elder and Co, 1878. 1878-1886. Black and white illustrations throughout by the author. Contemporary dark green morocco bindings, gilt titles and decoration stamped to spines, 5 raised bands, matching marbled boards, endpapers and edges. Binding very good with slight general wear and rubbing, spines slightly darkened, a few corners a little worn. Contents clean and tight, some occasional light foxing, mostly to first and last few pages. A very good complete set of 26 volumes in handsome bindings.. Half Leather. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo.

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        Ebenezer Peirce Indian History, Biography and Genealogy First Edition

      Zerviah Gould Mitchell, 1878. First. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good. Peirce, Ebenezer W. Indian History, Biography, and Genealogy… First Edition. Zerviah Gould Mitchell, 1878. …Pertaining to the Good Sachem Massasoit of te Wampanoag Tribe, and His Descendants. With an Appendix. Hardcover with blind stamped cloth. 261 pages. Illustrated. Very light flecking to the cloth binding. Very good condition.

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

      Toronto: J.B. Magurn, 1878. 2 volumes in 1. Bound in green cloth with black decorations to front board; gilt and black decorations to spine. Black and white illustrations throughout, 9 inserted maps and charts, 2 folding. 2 loosed folding maps of Equitorial Africa. Some light wear to outer extremities, darkening to outer page edges; head of pages soiled. Front hinge neatly repaired. Previous owner's signature to front endpage.. First Canadian Edition. Decorated Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        HECTOR SERVADAC

      1878. Translated by Ellen E. Frewer. With Numerous Illustrations. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1878. Original olive green cloth pictorially decorated in black and gilt, all edges gilt. First English Edition of this tale in which the heroes are carried away through space upon the comet "Gallia," visiting much of the solar system. The cover (but not the title page) bears the sub-title "The Career of a Comet."~In September 1877, George Munro issued a (pirated) wrappered version of this tale, in their "Seaside Library"; a month later, the Philadelphia firm of Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger issued the first half of this tale in a cloth­bound volume. Then in November 1877 (though dated 1878), this authorized Sampson Low edition in England, and an authorized Scribner Armstrong edition were both published (the entire tale, not just the first half).~This copy is in olive green cloth; we have also seen terra-cotta and light lilac-brown (no priority). Condition is very good (spine a bit dull); the volume has been recased within its original binding, preserving the original endpapers (reinforced at the inner hinges).This is one of Verne's most intriguing space exploration tales. Taves & Michaluk V016; Edwards 16.

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        A History of England in the Eighteenth Century

      London; 1878-1890: Longmans, Green, and Co. The collected edition of Lecky's work dated 1878 through 1890, handsomely bound by Sotheran & co, london, in 3/4 olive green morocco over light green cloth, raised bands with cmpartment lettered and ruled in gilt, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, errata for volumes 1 & 2 in volume one, minor light chipping to heads of a few volumes, spines have uniformly change to brown. A very nice set from the library of E. Hubert Litchfield with his bookplates.. Octavo.

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        A History of the Sepoy War in India. 1857-1858

      London: William H. Allen and Co.,, 1878-93. [Together with;] History of the Indian Mutiny, 1857-1858. Commencing from the Close of the Second Volume of Sir John Kaye's History of the Sepoy War. [&] Analytical Index … 7 volumes octavo. Original red pebble-grained cloth, title gilt to spines, panels in blind to the boards, brown surface-paper endpapers. Maps and tables as called for. Ex-library, Holborn libraries with circular blind stamp to the upper boards, faint ink-stamps to the half-titles, armorial bookplates verso of the half-titles, a little rubbed, spines sunned as usual, neatly restored, spines relined, a very good set. Mixed editions as usual, Kaye first published 1864-76, Malleson 1878-80, and Pincott in 1880. The standard "empire" history. " … massive, verbose, all-embracing histories: authoritative and dogmatic: entirely noble in sentiment, entirely British in attitude and viewpoint" (Taylor). Sorsky draws attention to Chauduri's comments on Malleson's scholarship noting that he does, however, "state that his work is the most exciting in Mutiny literature." Increasingly difficult to find complete and in sound condition, this set well-restored, highly presentable and highly usable both.

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        The Pyrotechnist's Treasury; Or Complete Art of Making Fireworks

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1878. This copy is ex libris, but in this case, that seems to have been a blessing, rather than a curse. Rebound in blue cloth, with the spine lettering, and the parliamentary library of Canada device at bottom of spine stamped in gilt. The front endpaper bears the library duplicate / discard stamp (dated 1971 ). Internally, this copy appears unread, and is bright and clean. The publisher's ads are not present.xii, 200 pages plus 16 pages of illustrations, ( one unnumbered, of a man charging a case ). Who knows how long it sat, lost in the dark of the library. This is an attractive copy with interesting provenance, but could also be given an appropriate binding, and be a spectacular copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket ( as Issued ). 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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        PUNCH, BROTHERS, PUNCH! AND OTHER SKETCHES

      New York: Slote, Woodman & Co., (1878). First Edition. Original pictorial wraps. Slight wear. Near Fine and scarce thus. Publisher's printed orange wraps. BAL 3378: First Printing with all points. Housed in a cloth chemise and matching slipcase with leather label. Leather bookplate on verso of the front wrap.

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        HISTORICAL SKETCH OF THE NOTTOWAY GRAYS, AFTERWARDS COMPANY G, EIGHTEENTH VIRGINIA REGIMENT, ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA; PREPARED AT THE REQUEST OF THE SURVIVING MEMBERS OF THE COMPANY AT THEIR FIRST RE-UNION AT BELLEFONT CHURCH, JULY 21, 1877

      Richmond: J.W. Ferguson & Son, 1878.. 48,[1]pp. Three-quarter morocco and cloth. Old number on titlepage. Light soiling to outer leaves, else very good. Scarce pamphlet containing muster rolls, anecdotes, extracts of letters, and battle accounts of the Eighteenth Virginia Regiment's Company G, the "Nottoway Grays." OCLC lists only microform copies. DORNBUSCH II:1013. HOWES I73. NEVINS I, p.112.

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        Narrative of a Voyage to the Polar Sea During 1875-6 in H.M. Ships 'alert' and 'discovery.' By ... With Notes on the Natural History Edited by H. W. Feilden, ... Naturalist to the Expedition

      London: Sampson Low, Marstion, Searle,& Riv 1878, 1st Edition. () xl,395;viii,378pp. + 32pp. (ads). Very good. 2 volumes octavo. Six mounted photo plates (incl. Frontispiece in ea. Vol., seven woodcut plates and illus., 2 folding maps (opp. P.1 vol I and II). Half titles. Bound in original green cloth with gilt and black decoration. Minor japanese paper repair to large folding map. Spine a little dull but a very nice copy in the desirable original cloth. AB 12026A. Voyage through Davis Strait, Baffin Bay, Smith Sound, Kane Basin, Robeson and Kennedy Channels to Lincoln Sea; wintering of the 'Discovery' in Lady Franklin Bay and the 'Alert' in Lincoln Bay, northern Ellesmere Island. Describes ice conditions, health, sledge trips to northeastern Ellesmere and northwestern Greenland with notes on the wildlife, ice, coastal features, vegetation, etc. The mounted images are Woodbury plates and not real photographs. The expedition has two photographers, F. Mitchell on the Discovery and George White the Engineer on the Alert..

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        NARRATIVE OF A VOYAGE TO THE POLAR SEA DURING 1875-6 IN H.M. SHIPS "ALERT" AND "DISCOVERY."

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1878.. Two volumes. xl,395; vii,378pp. plus two folding maps, six sepia photographs (woodbury prints), seven plates (one colored), thirty- eight text illustrations, and 32pp. of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's cloth, spines gilt. Spines moderately worn, covers slight soiled. Library bookplate on front pastedowns, library stamp on titlepages, additional library stamps in volumes, remnants of library bookplate or cardholder on rear pastedowns. Map slightly age-toned with a few light spots, tear in right margin (affecting a few letters in legend) repaired, folds on verso reinforced. Inner hinges of text block beginning to separate but solid. A good copy only. Captain Sir George Strong Nares' account of the British Arctic Expedition of 1875-76 which he commanded. The primary objective of the expedition was to attain "the highest northern latitude, and, if possible, to reach the North Pole, and from winter quarters to explore the adjacent coasts within the reach of traveling parties." The expedition was the first to sail ships through the channel between Greenland and Ellesmere Island and as far north as the Lincoln Sea. A sledging party under Captain Albert Hastings Markham also set a new record on land, reaching as far north as 83° 20'. In addition to reporting on these high latitude achievements, Nares describes "ice, weather, and living conditions, health and activities of men; scurvy; sledge trips to northeastern Ellesmere and northwestern Greenland (in detail)...wildlife, ice, coastal features, vegetation, etc." (ARCTIC BIBLIOGRAPHY). The illustrations, including six handsome woodbury print photographs, were made by members of the expedition and the narrative includes extensive extracts from the diaries of Nares and the leaders of the different sledge parties. ARCTIC BIBLIOGRAPHY 12026A. FITZGERALD COLLECTION CATALOGUE 507.

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        The Theatre

      88 -London -Charles Dickens & Evans, 1878 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A full collection of the monthly publication discussing all manner of theatre related works. Volume one, August 1878 throughto Volumetwelve, December 1888Complete in six volumes. New series volumes. With illustrated frontispieces to every volume, and profusely illustrated throughout by Pilotell Includes all manner of discussion on the theatre including 'The Duties of an Audience' by Ethel Coxon. These volumes also contain many excerpts from a diverse range ofplays and writings. Condition: Uniformly bound in cloth covered binding. Externally, worn, with marks to boards. the backstrip of one volume is lifting and there are two small closed tears to the spine. Internally, firmly bound, generally bright and clean with only occasional spotting totwo volumes. One page has become loose in 1881 Volume. Some volumes have pencil annotations throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

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        Resea Histrica de Centro-Amrica [Seven Volumes].

      Guatemala: Tip. de El Progreso / La Union, 1878-1887.. 8vo. Vol. 1, quarter red morocco; vols. 2-7 original blank paper wrappers as issued. First editions. Illus. Palau 179837. Spain & Spanish America II, 393 (V.1-5). Grieb, Central America 263. Villacorta, Bibliografa guatemalteca? 1078-1084. Griffin 4376. This is the most famous 19th c. work on Central America and a very important regional history by an anti-clerical and liberal historian, Lorenzo Montufar y Rivera Maestre (1823-1898), who, as foreign minister of Costa Rica, helped organize the Central American defense against William Walker, and was frequently exiled for his opposition to the dictator Rafael Carrera. Bancroft and many other historians relied very heavily on Montufar's work and thus his subsequent influence on both English and Spanish language histories has been quite substantial. Stamp of bookseller: Libreria Juan Capella en Guatemala on one leaf. Uncommon in this mostly unaltered state; ABPC shows only one copy at auction in the last quarter century. Volumes 2-7 unopened (uncut) and untrimmed as sold hence some edges worn and soiled, scattered foxing, blank wrappers quite worn, torn, and soiled, some toning to half titles or titles, otherwise trimmed size is internally near fine; volume 1 extremities worn, small chip at head of spine and joint split at top. Booksellers stamp to title page of one volume.

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        Reseña Histórica de Centro-América [Six Volumes of Seven]

      Guatemala: Tip. de El Progreso / La Union (v.6), 1878-1887. First editions. First five volumes uniformly bound in black morocco with red lables, marbled boards, volume 6 in quarter calf with gilt titles. Overall very good or better: first five volumes very good plus, lightly rubbed, vol. 6 spine sunned, extremities worn, a few splits to joints. 8vo. Illus. This is the most famous 19th c. work on Central America and a very important regional history by an anti-clerical and liberal historian, Lorenzo Montufar y Rivera Maestre (1823-1898), who, as foreign minister of Costa Rica, helped organize the Central American defense against William Walker, and was frequently exiled for his opposition to the dictator Rafael Carrera. It contains substantial documentation. The seventh volume (not included here) was strictly dedicated to William Walker and is sometimes catalogued separately. Palau 179837. Spain & Spanish America II, 393 (V.1-5). Grieb, Central America 263. Villacorta, Bibliografía guatemalteca 1078-1083.

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        AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED and AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED

      Boston, 7 March 1878. paper. Normal light creases. A Fine example from this noted author and doctor. On a (6-7/8" x 9") piece of paper the author has written the following seven-line stanza from one of his best known poems "The Chambered Nautilus": "Build thee more stately mansions, O my soul,/As the swift seasons roll!/Leave thy low-vaulted past!/Let each new temple, nobler than the last,/Shut thee from heaven with a dome more vast,/Till thou at length art free,/Leaving thine outgrown shell by life’s unresting sea!" Below this he has SIGNED "Oliver Wendell Holmes/Boston, March 10th 1888." On the verso of the paper (though not on the exact reverse side of the poem, so that one could cut the paper and have two separate autographed pieces), is a brief AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED by Holmes to a Miss Wright: "It gives one pleasure to comply with our slight request. Please turn this leaf. Very truly yours OW Holmes. Boston, March 10th 1888. The nautilus is a sea creature that lives inside a spiral shell. As it grows, it makes new, larger chambers of its shell in which to live, closing off the old chambers and gradually forming a spiral. Holmes uses the nautilus as a metaphor for the human soul, emphasizing the idea that humans expand their horizons until they achieve the spiritual freedom of heaven or the afterlife. One of the most enduring nature poems of the nineteenth century, "The Chambered Nautilus" was first published in the periodical THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY and then in book form in Holmes's 1858 classic THE AUTOCRAT OF THE BREAKFAST TABLE.

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        Arctic Expedition. Results Derived from the Arctic Expedition, 1875-76. I. - Physical Observations by Captain Sir George Nares, R.N., And Captain Feilden, &C. II. - Medical Report on the Eskimo Dog Disease, by Fleet Surgeon B. Ninnis, M.D. Presented to Both Houses of Parliment by Command of Her Majesty

      London: Printed by George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode 1878, 1st Edition. () 156pp. Very good. Folio. (31.5 X 21 cm). Illustrated with numerous charts (including folding charts) of solar radiation readings taken from the H.M.S. "Alert" and "Discovery" and 8 beauifully colored lithographs of the aurora borealis, solar phenomenon and lunar phenomenon. Number inked in on top corner of each leaf. Extracted from bound volume with usual evidense on binding edge. AB 45257. Tabulated data on the meteorology, hydrography, soil temperatures, atmospheric phenomena, solar radiation, aurora, terrestrial magnetism and excerpts from journals derived from the arctic expedition. Eskimo dog disease with the author's description of symptoms, treatment and pathology. Parliamentary paper C 2176. Scarce..

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        IS HE POPENJOY

      1878 - A Novel. In Three Volumes. London: Chapman & Hall, 1878. 2 pp undated ads in Vols I & II (none called for in Vol III). Original reddish-brown cloth decorated in black. First Edition. Like so many Victorian novels, this one hinges upon the question of who is the legitimate (or illegitimate) heir to a fortune and title -- or, in this case, "Will the real Lord Popenjoy please stand up?" Although the number of first edition copies issued is unknown, Sadleir places this title toward the top of his Trollope list of comparative scarcity -- fourteenth scarcest of the fifty-three titles.~This set is in very good-plus condition, perhaps near-fine (there is minor rubbing at the binding extremities, and a corner of the Vol II front cover has a faint damp-mark; the cloth and gilt remain quite bright, and the original yellow endpapers remain intact). Since the Victorian three-decker was meant to be rented and not bought by the public, most copies went straight from the publisher to a lending library (but not this set). IS HE POPENJOY? is more typically encountered rebound, or at best in original-but-deplorable state. Sadleir (TROLLOPE) 49. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Cyprus, Historical and Descriptive / Adapted from the German of Franz Von Löher ; with Much Additional Matter by Mrs. A. Batson Joyner. and Two Maps - [Cypern: Reiseberichte Uber Natur Und Landschaft, Volk Und Geschichte. English]

      London : W. H. Allen & Co., 1878. 1st Edition. Physical desc. : xvi, 308 p. , [2 maps, 1 col. & folding) ; 21 cm. Subject: Cyprus - Description and travel - 19th century - Guidebooks. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

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        CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS AND THE DISCOVERY OF THE NEW WORLD

      Marcus Ward 1878 - About light edgewear, corners lightly bumped.; 4to 11" - 13" tall Good+ Small tear covers. Frontispiece loose from binding, as well as 2 tissue guards from inner pages. Pages have a few tiny specks that appear to be imperfections in the paper. Plates of engravings by Leopold Flameng have a spattering of light foxing. Brown cloth over beveled edged boards w designs and lettering. AEG. Overweight, oversized, 5 lbs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Suggestions in Floral Design

      London - Cassell, Petter and Galpin, 1878 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A beautifully illustrated guide to floral designs by Frederick Edward Hulme. Frederick Edward Hulme (18411909) was known as a teacher and an amateur botanist. He was the Professor of Freehand and Geometrical Drawing at King's College, London from 1886. With three plates missing of fifty-two missing. Condition: In a decorative cloth binding. Externally sound, though with some bumping and marks. Hinges slightly strained. Internally, generally firmly bound although slightly strained in places. Pages are bright and generally clean, though with the occasional patch of foxing. Overall: GOOD..

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