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        Vue d'Odessa. Harbour.

      1878. Original photograph, albumen print, 26,5 x 43,1 cm, on original mount. Spot at left upper corner, and small browned spots overall. KEYWORDS:russia/odessa/ukraine/photo

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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        11 eigenh. Briefe m. Unterschrift.

      Rom u.a., 1862-1878. - „Pitra wurde in Champforgeuil geboren. 1836 wurde er zum Priester geweiht, von 1835 bis 1840 unterrichtete er am Priesterseminar von Autun. Im Jahre 1842 trat er in die Abtei von Solesmes ein. Pitra war ein herausragender Patristiker, vor allem aber Kenner des östlichen Kirchenrechts und der orthodoxen Liturgie. Er war zugleich Hauptmitarbeiter von Abbé Jacques Paul Migne bei der Ausarbeitung von dessen Serie patrologischer Schriften. In Rom wurde er Berater der Propagandakongregation für Fragen der orientalischen Kirchen. Papst Pius IX. ernannte ihn am 16. März 1863 zum Kardinal. 1869 wurde er Kardinalbibliothekar der Römischen Kirche. 1879 wurde er Kardinalbischof von Frascati (Tusculum), 1889 Kardinalbischof von Porto. Wichtig sind seine Entdeckungen, unter anderem die der Inschrift von Autun, ebenso seine archäologischen und patristischen Schriften" (Wikipedia). - Der Empfänger der auf Französisch abgefassten Briefe ist Jacques (Jacob) Mislin (1807-1878). Der aus ärmlichen Verhältnissen stammende Mislin konnte dank seines Onkels an der berühmten Lehranstalt von Porrentruy im Schweizer Kanton Bern studieren, wo er nicht viel später auch selbst unterrichten sollte. Der 1830 zum Priester geweihte kath. Theologe wurde 1836 auf Vermittlung des Grafen von Bombelle an den Wiener Hof berufen, wo er einer der Lehrer der Söhne von Erzherzog Franz Karl und Erzherzogin Sophie wurde und damit sowohl den zukünftigen Kaiser Franz Joseph wie auch Erzherzog Ferdinand Maximilian (später Kaiser Max von Mexiko) unterrichtete (u.a. auch in Erdkunde). Vor der Revolution von 1848 unternahm Mislin eine Pilgerreise von Wien über Budapest und Konstantinopel nach Jersusalem. Der danach erschienene Reisebericht wurde in mehrere Sprachen übersetzt und mehrfach nachgedruckt. In den folgenden Jahren leitete er die Bibliothek am Hof der Herzogin von Parma, Erzherzogin Marie Louise, wurde zum Abt von St. Maria von Deg (Ungarn), geheimer Kämmerer u. Hausprälat Papst Pius' XI., Apostolischer Pronotar, Kanoniker der Kathedrale von Großwardein, Träger zahlr. Orden (u.a. von Spanien, Parma u. des Ritterordens vom Heiligen Grab zu Jerusalem) sowie Mitglied zahlr. Akademien. Der Verfasser zahlr. Publikationen und Vertraute des belgischen Königs und des Grafen von Chambord blieb nach der Rückkehr von seiner Pilgerreise in Wien, wo er weiterhin in persönlichem Kontakt mit dem Kaiserhaus stand. - In einem numerierten, von Mislin eigenh. beschrifteten Papierumschlag. - Tlw. kl. Randläsuren bzw. -einrisse. - ge Gewicht in Gramm: 500 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Crocodile [Very large print, framed].

      - Leipzig, [Leipziger Schulbilderverlag von F. E. Wachsmuth, ca. 1878]. Giant lithographed plate. Glass-framed with plain late 20th century wooden frame. Frame size 71.0 x 92.5 cm.= A fine image of, apparently, two Nile crocodiles in a river, the landscape being sandy, with a single Papyrus stand. Lithographed by Hermann Springer in Leipzig. There is no indication of the publisher, but a near identical plate, with a different subject, is known to have originated from Wachsmuth. A very good item. Clean, presumably very rare.

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        Kwan-Ko-Dzu-Setsu. Notice historique et descriptive sur les arts et industries japonais. Art Céramique. Première (-cinquième) partie.

      Tokyo & Yokohama, H. Ahrens & Co. / C. Lévy, 1876-1878. - 5 parts in Japanese (5 oblong folio volumes, 390 x 275 mm) with 90 lithographed plates, all but one hand-coloured. Original blue wrappers, sewn in Japanese style, paper labels on upper covers. Includes French translations (5 large octavo volumes in the publisher's printed wrappers). Together in original blue cloth folder with toggles. The "Kwan-Ko-Dzu-Setsu" (illustrated catalogue of archaeological objects) constitutes an interesting and rare early example of Japanese lithography, illustrating Japanese ceramic art, with highly unusual examples from the treasury of Todaiji Temple. It was opened only once or twice each century by an imperial commission of which the editor, the renowned antiquarian Noritané Ninagawa (1835-83), was a member. - Occasional light staining. Bindings rubbed, some stitching broken, hinges of folder weakened, but altogether very well preserved. OCLC 29078824. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        HANNIBAL'S MAN AND OTHER TALES. THE ARGUS CHRISTMAS STORIES ..

      Albany: The Argus Company, Printers, 1878.. 12mo, pp. [1-2] [1-11] 12-371 [372: blank] [note: first leaf is a blank], flyleaves at front and rear, original decorated bevel-edged green cloth, front and rear panels stamped in black, spine panel stamped in gold and black, brown coated endpapers. First edition. Collects six stories including the title fantasy, several Christmas ghost stories and the important short SF novel "The Secret of Apollonius Septrio," a tale of the evolution of man and the fate of a scientist who discovers a means to prolong human life and suffers a bizarre fate in the far future. "...a marvelous visionary fantasy spanning the centuries to witness the future evolution of mankind." - Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 2-99. "...one of the most imaginative early science fiction stories of evolution and one-way time travel." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 952. Bleiler, Science Fiction: The Early Years 1232. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 464. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 129. Bleiler (1978), p. 114. Reginald 08268. Wright (III) 3146. Early owner's signature on front flyleaf. Edges of text block just a bit age-darkened, a fine, bright copy. An uncommon book that is rarely found in this condition. (#149674)

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        Réflexions sur la puissance motrice du feu et sur les machines propres à développer cette puissance

      Paris, Gauthier-Villars, 1878, in-4, portrait, (6), 102, (2)pp, 1pl, demi-chagrin rouge de l'époque, Réédition du très rare et très important ouvrage de Carnot. Ce mémoire est extrait des annales scientifiques de l Ecole Normale Supérieure, 2ème série, Tome 1, 1872. Portrait sur Chine de Sadi Carnot (1796-1832) à l'âge de 17 ans. Seul et unique ouvrage que ce génie publiera à l'âge de 18 ans (en 1824), quelques années avant de mourir du choléra en 1832. Dans cet ouvrage, il énonce de façon claire et précise les principes d'une nouvelle science: la thermodynamique. Il avait donc découvert, 12 ans avant Mayer et Joule, le principe de l'équivalent mécanique de la chaleur (principe de Carnot). Rousseurs. On joint aussi: SAINT-ROBERT (P. De). Sadi Carnot, Notice Biographique, Turin, 1868, 22pp.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        Huddersfield College Magazine

      2 volumes in one: 320 pages with diagrams and index; 320 pages with diagrams and index; Bound half leather with gilt lettering to spine and raised spine bands. Subscription to The New Chess Magazine, which became the publication of the British Chess Magazine laid in. Volumes 7 and 8. (Betts: 7-15) First edition.The Huddersfield College Magazine chess section was superseded by the British Chess Magazine after 1880 with no more published. In 1872 John Watkinson started a chess column in the Huddersfield College Magazine. Eventually the single page column became a small magazine exclusively devoted to chess - The Huddersfield College Chess Magazine. Finally this magazine evolved into the British Chess Magazine which is still going strong today. The columns provide an interesting glimpse of the local Huddersfield & Yorkshire chess scene at the time before eventually becoming more nationally and internationally oriented in later years. In English Descriptive notation One of the early chess magazine published.Condition:Provenance from the Franklin Chess Club of Philadelphia wither their stamp on end papers and pasted down. Heavily rubbed at edges, corners bumped and rubbed through, , some occasional internal soiling and pencil marginalia, previous owner's neat pen signature on title, front endpaper loose. Over all a good copy of a scarce chess item.

      [Bookseller: The Book Collector]
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        AN INLAND VOYAGE

      1878. [RLS's first book] London: C. Kegan Paul & Co., 1878. Original light blue cloth decorated in black and gilt, beveled boards. First Edition of Stevenson's first book, which consisted of just 750 copies. It was preceded only by several wrappered tracts such as THE PENTLAND RISING and ON THE THERMAL INFLUENCE OF FORESTS. Included is a frontispiece by Walter Crane. In September 1876, Stevenson and Walter Simpson had taken a canoe trip in Belgium and France together; during the trip RLS had maintained a journal. Back in Edinburgh over a year later, Stevenson rewrote his journal into this book. It did not sell well; to quote from Calder:~Louis and Simpson made a complementary pair. They began their trip on the Scheldt in Antwerp, paddled along canals and navigated the Oise, returning to the Loing. It was a gentle pastime but, unfortunately for the book, remarkably uneventful. Although many people have enjoyed it, the book is about very little. Not very much happened. There is a lack of distinct individuality in the sketches of towns and people... The two odd-looking and ill-assorted companions lived a fine holiday but an uninspiring book.~(The trip was far from a complete loss, however: in the town of Grez, 26-year-old Stevenson met 36-year-old Fanny Vandergrift Osbourne, an American married mother of two; he would follow her to San Francisco, she would get a divorce, and the two would be married for the rest of his life.)~This copy is in near-fine condition (the light blue cloth is slightly sunned on the spine but less than usual, and there are hair-line cracks in the endpapers); the cover gilt remains bright, and there is very little external wear. In all, this is a highly desirable copy of a book that is becoming increasingly scarce. Beinecke 12; Princeton 6.

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
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        Guide Book of North-Western North Carolina

      (Salem, N.C.): L.V. and E.T. Blum, Printers. 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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Works.

      London: Smith, Elder and Co.,, 1878. 24 volumes, quarto (263 x 180 mm). Contemporary burgundy half morocco, centre tool to spines gilt in compartments, raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. With numerous laid in steel engravings. Bookseller's small ticket to the bottom of the front pastedowns, some mild foxing and staining throughout, spine tips, corners and edges slightly rubbed, a very good set. Limited to 1,000 numbered sets of which this is number 369.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Afghanistan

      Trigonometrical Survey, Dehra Dun 1878 - Afghanistan, enlarged at the Survey Office Dehra Dun 1878 derived from the 3ed ed Map of Turkestan by the Surveyor General of India. Folding linen backed map hand colored in outline. 33.75x44.25 in. Scale: 24 mi to the inch. Considerable detail of roads, villages, rivers. Incl. adjacent areas in Persia, Beluchistan, Punjab. Covers 1/4 of the Turkestan map. This map attached to rear cover, top cover lacking. Photozincographed at the Superintendent of the Great Trigonoometrical Survey.

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        The Narrinyeri. An Account of the Tribes of South Australian Aborigines inhabiting the Country around the Lakes Alexandrina, Albert, and Coorong, and the Lower Part of the River Murray: their Manners and Customs, also an Account of the Mission at Port Macleay

      E.S. Wigg & Son, Adelaide 1878 - 1878 (second edition, revised). Octavo (225 x 145 mm), viii, 156 pages plus 6 tinted lithographs new to this edition. Red cloth lettered in gilt on the front cover and spine, decorated in blind on the front and rear boards, with three gilt rules at the head and foot of the spine; cloth lightly rubbed at the extremities, and slightly ink-marked at the front and rear; spine sunned, flecked and a little marked, with light wear to the head and minor loss to the foot; inner hinges neatly reinforced with cloth tape; a very good copy (internally fine). The first edition was published in 1874; it contains only one illustration, the frontispiece. This is an original Townsend Duryea albumen paper photograph, a composite of five numbered oval portraits; the identification key is printed on the verso of the title page. See Ferguson 16706 (not identifying the photographer, and not indicating that the five photographic portraits are in fact one composite photograph). This revised second edition (Ferguson 16707) contains six tinted lithographs, the second one of which is based on the Duryea composite photograph (and there is no obvious key to the identities of the subjects). Taplin makes some interesting observations in his preface to this edition: 'The reader will find that some additions have been made to the book. An account has been given of the Aboriginal Council, called the Tendi, by which the clans of the Narrinyeri are governed. Some friends of the Mission complained that the history of the Mission at Point Macleay was too short, and expressed their desire that more incidents had been related. An attempt has been made to supply this deficiency by inserting some extracts from the author's diary'. Ferguson does not make it clear that it is the revised second edition of this work which appears in the 1879 collection of reprints, 'The Native Tribes of South Australia' (Ferguson 13095). In our experience, this stand-alone 1878 edition is rare. Please use the 'Ask Bookseller a Question' link below to confirm availability and postage charges. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael Treloar Booksellers ANZAAB/ILAB]
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        Diploma for Honorary Membership of the Hamburg Geographical Society.

      

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        Vestiges des principaux dogmes chrétiens tirés des anciens livres chinois, traduits du latin, accompagnés de différents compléments et remarques par MM. A. Bonnety et Paul Perny,

      P., Bureau des Annales de Philosophie Chrétienne 1878, - in-8, XV-511 pp., broché. "Pendant près de quarante ans, le P. Prémarre s'appliqua à approfondir le sens des caractères chinois, à extraire des livres de cette nation tout ce qui pouvait rappeler les traditions primitives, afin de les faire ainsi contribuer à prouver le doctrine de l'Eglise catholique." Le manuscrit de ce travail, qu'il mit 30 ans à composer en latin, fut acquit par la gande bibliothèque de la rue de Richelieu. Il est ici traduit, mais aussi acompagné de larges extraits des textes chinois grace à la frappe de matrices que le P. Perny fit venir de Chine. Les caractères antiques ont été gravés spécialement et à grand frais pour cet ouvrage.

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        Photographs]: The Secretary of the Interior and Chiefs of Bureaus

      1878 - Original photographs by the pioneering Civil War-era photographer Mathew Brady of the Secretary of the Interior and Chiefs of Bureaus. Nine original albumen portraits of the members of the 1878 Interior Bureau and one photograph of the Bureau's headquarters building in Washington, DC. All are oval shaped, measuring about 4" x 5" with the exceptions of the portrait of the Secretary, which is 6" x 8", and that of the building, 7.25" x 5". All of the photographs are tipped onto a large card sheet 20.5" x 27.5". With hand-lettered text, possibly a unique production. The bottom of the headquarters photo is hand-lettered "Brady -- New York & Washington, D.C." Each official has Signed below his image including the Secretary of the Interior (Carl Schurz). Most of the other officials depicted, and who have signed the piece, had served as military officers in the Civil War (often as Generals). They are the Chief Clerk (George M. Lockwood), the Commissioner of Indian Affairs (Ezra A. Hayt), the Assistant Secretary (Alonzo Bell), the Commissioner of Patents (Ellis Spear), the Commissioner of the General Land Office (James A. Williamson), the Commissioner of Education (John Eaton), the Assistant Attorney General (E.M. Marble) and the Commissioner of Pensions (J.A. Bentley). Some light soiling and damp staining to the card stock mount but the photographs appear unaffected. The Department of the Interior was created in 1849 and had ".a wide range of responsibilities entrusted to it: the construction of the national capital's water system, the colonization of freed slaves in Haiti, exploration of western wilderness, oversight of the District of Columbia jail, regulation of territorial governments, management of hospitals and universities, management of public parks, and the basic responsibilities for Indians, public lands, patents, and pensions. In one way or another all of these had to do with the internal development of the Nation or the welfare of its people." Presumably either unique or one of very few produced.

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        Circular broadside]: Dear Sir: It is proposed to have an informal meeting at Saratoga, N.Y., on Wednesday morning, August 21, 1878, to consider the feasibility and expediency of establishing an American Bar Association

      Simeon E. Baldwin (and others), [New Haven, Conn.] 1878 - First edition. Single small printed quarto leaf (approximately 8.5" x 10"). Old inoffensive folds, a small tear, slight age-toning, a very good or better example. Archivally dry-mounted, and matted, easily removable. The circular letter that was the foundation document of the American Bar Association, proposing a meeting, suggested by a state bar association, to found an American Bar Association. With three paragraphs, followed by two columns of 14 names, printed in type, this circular announces the birth of the American Bar Association. According to the ABA website: "The ABA was founded on August 21, 1878, in Saratoga Springs, New York, by 100 lawyers from 21 states. The legal profession as we know it today barely existed at that time. Lawyers were generally sole practitioners who trained under a system of apprenticeship. There was no national code of ethics; there was no national organization to serve as a forum for discussion of the increasingly intricate issues involved in legal practice." Among the 14 lawyers whose names are printed within this circular the following are especially notable: Benjamin H. Bristow, first Solicitor General of the United States; William Maxwell Evarts, statesman and the first President of the New York Bar Association; Stanley Matthews, Supreme Court Justice; Lyman Trumbull, Illinois jurist and politician; and John Randolph Tucker, Virginia Attorney General and legal scholar. [*ANB*]. The scarcity of this circular is no doubt made evident by the following statement within the letter: "This circular will be sent to a few members of the Bar in each State, whom, it is thought, such a project might interest." A circular letter that represents a singular moment in time when American lawyers organized themselves into a profession rather than a loosely aligned trade. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        NOTES ON A VOYAGE TO CALIFORNIA VIA CAPE HORN, Together with Scenes in El Dorado in the Years 1849-'50.

      published by the author, Philadelphia 1878 - 594 pages of text. Original bevelled cloth binding with minor fraying to 3 corners and minimal shelfwear; protected in archival mylar. A tiny stain to the bottom edge of the front endpaper and frontisportrait. Contains 45 illustrations. Cowan, CA & Pac West: "The author was a pioneer journalist. There is much contained in this interesting work that is not to be found in any other source, more especially of the Territorial pioneers, and pioneer journalism in California." Zamorano 80, #76. Wheat, Gold Rush #215. The text is clean and unmarked. First edition. Size: Octavo (8vo) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Anna Karenina [titre en russe]

      Moscou, T. Ris, 1878, , 3 volumes in-8, 369 + 493 p. et [1] ff. blanc + 413 p. [1] ff. blanc, demi-basane marbrée postérieure, dos lisses avec ex-libris doré en pied, Première édition en librairie et première édition complète du texte. Rédigé à partir de 1873, Anna Karénine a paru initialement sous forme de feuilleton de 1875 à 1877 dans la revue Ruskii Vestnik. Son succès phénoménal étonna Tolstoï lui-même. Mais, en raison d'une brouille entre l'auteur et l'éditeur Mikhail Katkov, la livraison finale ne fut pas publiée. Les lecteurs durent attendre la publication en librairie pour connaître la fin de ce beau roman, l'un des plus grands chefs-d'oeuvre de la littérature russe, à propos duquel Dostoïevski écrivit : "[...] Anna Karénine, en tant qu'oeuvre d'art, est une perfection [...] et une perfection à laquelle rien ne peut se comparer dans les littératures européennes modernes". Anna Karénine est aussi la dernière oeuvre littéraire de Tolstoï qui, depuis la publication de Guerre et Paix en 1869, tente de se consacrer à la vie rurale et à l'éducation des paysans, en se tenant éloigné de ce qu'il appelle "la dégoûtante littérature et les littérateurs" qui lui ont pourtant valu tous les honneurs... Exemplaire provenant d'une famille de russes blancs émigrée en France, relié ultérieurement et frappé, en pied des dos, des initiales de l'un des descendants : P. E. pour P. Evdokinoff. Dos frottés. Quelques auréoles et rousseurs, de rares surcharges au crayon, quelques feuillets légèrement dentelés. Lacune angulaire au dernier feuillet du tome I, renforcée au revers, avec perte de texte. Harvard, The Kilgour Collection of Russian Literature, n° 1196.

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

      Boston: Prang, L & Company. Very Good+. 1878 &1880. First Edition. Hardcover. Four volume set: Series I & II, 1878 & 1880. Vol #1: (ix) 192pp , Vol #2: (v) 200 pp Vol #3: (ix) 196pp and Vol #4: (v) , 204pp. Clean brown cloth with all edges bright gilt. Front covers tooled with arabesque floral designs. Interior of texts are tight and clean. Vol.1, series I has a paper tear on the internal hinge with cover firmly attached. Each volume is illustrated with 48 chromolithographic plates. Printed on heavy stock paper and plates protected with tissue guards. Illustrations from the paintings by Alois Lunzer. Index of Botanical and Common Names. Inscription in all four volumes, "Geschenk (Gift) from L. Prang publisher, Juli 1889". Louis Prang was the most prolific and influential publisher of American chromolithographs. Small label on front endpaper. Flora of the United States, Botany ; Chromolithographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 792 pages .

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        Adam and Eve

      New York: Saul Raskin. Etching. Image measures 9 x 11" This is a circa 1940s signed etching by Saul Raskin depicting an unusual view of Adam and Eve with a third figure hidden in the tree. Nearby is the forbidden tree and the serpent tempting Eve with an apple. The print is in good condition with some matt burn in margins, not affecting the image. Title and artist signature in pencil is included. Saul Raskin (1878 - 1966) was an American artist, writer, and cartoonist born in Russia. He immigrated to New York in 1904. He is famous for his depiction of Jewish subjects and provided illustrations for several Hebrew texts. He was also a member of the American Watercolor Society, the Society of American Etchers, the Audubon Artists, and the New York Watercolor Club. This is a beautiful example of his work.

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        Ravenna.

      Oxford: Thos. Shrimpton and Son, 1878.. ORIGINAL PAMPHLET. Octavo, pp16, bound in blue-grey paper covers printed in black. Contents are fine. Spine and covers intact, generally fresh, upper with shallow loss to top edge and some small chips to fore-egde and foot.Sme nest, older cracks to joints. Shows very well indeed, housed in a vintage purple phase box and chemise. First Edition. Wilde's first book, the Newdigate Prize Poem, read in the Oxford Theatre that year.

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        Clipped signature and photographic carte de visite.

      [London:] Elliott & Fry,, [1878?]. Albumen photographic carte de visite, mounted and framed along with a clipped signature. Fine. A scarce Collins clipped signature "faithfully yours, Wilkie Collins", framed alongside an Elliott & Fry photographic carte de visite. The National Portrait Gallery holds a series of Elliott & Fry portraits of Collins from a sitting in 1878, but not this one.

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        Pompeji. Die neuesten Ausgrabungen von 1874 bis 1878. Sieben Abtheilungen.

      Leipzig, Weigel, 1878. - Folio, circa 33,4 x 25,4 cm. 10, 8, 7, 8, 6, 10, 8 Seiten, 60 Tafeln in Lithographie nach Discanno Halb-Leder d. Zt. mit Rückenvergoldung "Erste Ausgabe dieser wichtigen Dokumentation, die der Philologe Emil Presuhn (1844-1878) direkt nach den Ausgrabungen in Pompeji von dem Maler Geremia Discanno (1839-1907) anfertigen liess, der 1876 auch zum offiziellen Zeichner der Funde ernannt wurde. "Einen guten Ruf genoss Discanno als verständnisvoller Interpret der pompeianischen Malerei, deren Technik er genau kannte." (Thieme/B.) - Wertvoll ist das Werk nicht nur durch die grosse Qualität der Tafeln, sondern auch als Beleg für Wandmalereien, die sich teilweise bis heute nicht erhalten haben. " "- Gut erhalten, nur die Vorsätze wenig fleckig, sonst sauber, Tafeln frisch, etwas berieben, aber reht dekorativ gebunden - insgesamt schönes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1878 : 1878 Original Paperback Wisden,Facs Rear Cover 15th Edition!

      1878. Hi, This lot is an 1878 Original Paperback Wisden. It is in Original form but the rear cover is facsimile as is the spine. As with all 1878s ( and 1879s) the front cover is heavily worn, thank goodness the shiny page era lasted just 2 years. Internally this book is very nice and clean just a bit of foxing to the first few pages. A couple of spots to the page block and a small indentation to the first few pages with some light foxing to the rear. A hard year to find. 15th Edition.

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        In memoriam Caroli à Linné.

      - Upsala, L. W. Levin, 1878. Folio. 2 pp. text leaf in German and French by Fries, and 15 albumen prints of which one with careful additional hand-colouring, most probably by Schenson, each mounted on cardboard (34.8 x 26.1 cm). In original blind-stamped pebbled cloth portfolio (37.5 x 27.5 x 1.7 cm) with gilt floral ornaments on both boards, and large gilt title on the front board. Bevelled edges, interior moiré silk.= A very rare photo album depicting various Linnaeana and possibly issued in ten or fewer copies. "Soulsby's estimation of edition size may be overcompensated. Several typographical errors in the text indicate that this work may have been a proof edition done on speculation and only a handful produced, perhaps as few as 10. Furthermore, there is no bibliographical description of the work in Tullberg, except for a footnote to the description of the Bystrom marble . which cites a Schenson carte-de-visite of the statue. No copies are listed in OCLC. The Victoria & Albert only has a broken set of about 6 of the plates . It is a mystery why this portfolio was never published in a wider edition or why, if it was meant to be a commemorative, the text is not in Swedish or the descendants of Linnaeus did not own a copy, most notably Tycho Tullberg (1842-1920) who omitted the portfolio from his exhaustive compilation of the portraits of his great great grandfather which even included small woodcut images of Linnaeus in obscure science journals. The Fries portfolio is an extraordinary lacuna in the Tullberg work. The typographical errors are perhaps an indication that this is a printer's proof edition, perhaps issued as a prospectus for a larger work. . The copy in the repository of the Linnaean Society of London . was donated by Oscar Dickson, Sweden's greatest philanthropist of the nineteenth century." (artandmedicine website). The text, describing 15 plates, was written by the Swedish botanist and mycologist Elias Magnus Fries (1794-1878). The photos are by the painter and photographer Emma Sofia Perpetua Schenson (1827-1913), "one of the earliest professional female photographers in Sweden" (Wikipedia). The photos show, for instance, the house in Upsala where he lived, the Upsala botanical garden, his statue, his bedroom and study in his summer home, Hammarby, with a wonderful wallpaper of plant prints, one of his last letters, and, in colour, the plant, Linnaea borealis. The latter differs from the one shown on the website of artandmedicine, which is shaped in the form of an "L", whereas here it is not. Coster (Linnaeana pp. 56-55) extensively described a complete copy at the Linnaeus centennial exhibition, Amsterdam, 1878, submitted by ".den Heer Daniël R. Wolterbeek" [probably the Amsterdam banker, city councillor and trustee of the Hortus Botanicus, Robert Daniël Wolterbeek (1801-1883)]. Upsala bookseller (and publisher?) L. W. Levin's ticket in the lower inner corner of the front board pastedown. Slight rubbing to the boards, a bit more on the corners, light foxing to the text leaf, one photo - of the botanical garden - with some additional colouring, otherwise a very good, clean copy. Very rare. Only one auction record this century. Coster, Linnaeana, 260; Soulsby, 2733. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Für die ganz Kleinen.

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

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        The Works.

      London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1878 - 24 volumes, quarto (263 x 180 mm). Contemporary burgundy half morocco, centre tool to spines gilt in compartments, raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Bookseller's small ticket to the bottom of the front pastedowns, some mild foxing and staining throughout, spine tips, corners and edges slightly rubbed, a very good set. With numerous laid in steel engravings. Limited to 1,000 numbered sets of which this is number 369.

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        Tab X - The Spruce or Red Fir, with detailed studies of the cones, seeds and wood grain

      Tab X - The Spruce or Red Fir, with detailed studies of the cones, seeds and wood grainVerlag Carl Gerold's Son, publisherVienna, 1878ChromolithographFramed size: 41 1/2" x 33"

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        THE HOME DOCTOR: A GUIDE TO HEALTH. BY DR. BOURNE, OF SAN FRANCISCO.

      San Francisco News Company 1878 - Small 8vo. xx, 505pp. including frontispiece and illustrations followed by a one-page advertisement announcing Bourne's next book. Publisher's brown pebbled cloth binding with decorations stamped in blind on boards and lettering and decorations stamped in gold on spine. Light blue-green endpapers with marbled edges. George Bourne was a California doctor in the post-Civil Ear era who promoted medical treatments that eschewed drugs and emphasized "water cures" such as steam baths. Setting himself up against conventional medical practitioners, he operated health clinics in San Francsico, Sacramento and Lake Tahoe. In this home health guide for the lay person, Bourne argued that "copius sweating" is the "foundation of my system of treatment, which I term the Thermal-Sudatory System." He then devotes nearly 500 pages to describing the application of his system to a variety of ailments and diseases. This particular copy, which was printed and bound by E. Bosqui & Co. of San Francisco, is paricularly bright with little or no wear. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        König Mammon und die Freiheit, Ein neues Bilderbuch in zwei Theilen. Text zusammengestellt von E. Roßbach

      Verlag der Gnossenschaftsdruckerei 1878 Verlag der Genossenschaftsdruckerei, Lpz., 1878. 16 Bl. mit Textbeiträgen und 12 Mehrfarbtafeln, original Halbleinen. Groß-Oktav (gebräunt und teilweise fleckig/es fehlt der typogr. Titel/Innengelenk verstärkt) - Seltene Ausgabe dieses ungewöhnlichen Kinderbuches, das Wegehaupt als ,,eines der ersten sozialistischen Bilderbücher\"\" bezeichnet. Die Gedichte, Fabeln und Erzählungen sind der deutschen Literatur entnommen und stammen von F. Rückert, G.E. Lessing, F. Freiligrath, J.P. Hebel, M. Mendelssohn u.a./Die drastischen karikaturenartigen Illustrationen jeweils mit einem Vierzeiler/Wegehaupt II, 302 (S. 35) - Versand D: 5,90 EUR Kinder- und Jugendbücher

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. O. O., [21. III. 1878].

      1878. 1 S. Qu.-8vo. An Herrn Röhn: "Ich höre daß Sie bald zurück reisen, möchte aber gern Sie noch sehen, wovon meine Angelegenheiten mich hinderten. Ich bitte daher um 7 Uhr mit uns am Diner theilnehmen zu wollen [...]". - Gefaltet.

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        [NEW ZEALAND] Sketches made by a passenger on board the ship Cape Finisterre, London to Lyttleton, 1878-79

      The emigrant ship Cape Finisterre sailed from London in December 1878, and arrived at Lyttelton, New Zealand, on 31 March 1879. One of the passengers on board was James J. Ledger, whose hand-illustrated manuscript journal In Search of a Home at the Antipodes documents his voyage experience. Ledger's important journal is now held in the collection of the Alexander Turnbull Library (Ref: MSX-9415). References in the captions beneath the sketches laid down on the two album leaves we offer here - including specific dates, as well as the ship's name - clearly indicate that they originate from an album kept by an unidentified emigrant who travelled as a 2nd Class passenger on the same voyage of the Cape Finisterre as Ledger. The sketches even include views of the same iceberg as that illustrated by Ledger in his journal, which was sighted in the southern Indian Ocean on Ash Wednesday, February 26 1879. Album leaf 1. 350 x 300 mm (sheet). Five pencil sketches with captions in pencil and ink (largest 113 x 180 mm; in very good condition, a couple of minor toning spots); subjects include views of the interior of the artist's cabin; a passing ship, the Kaffir, sighted between Tristan da Cunha and Cape of Good Hope on February 6 1879 - the ship's name, and that of the Cape Finisterre, are spelled out in marine signal flags by the artist; "caricatures of two Cape Finisterreans", fellow passegers Atkinson (who has been to New Zealand before) and Leslie (who is going to New Zealand for the first time); the artist's depiction of himself reclining in his favourite hammock, "My little Heaven in the tropics"; and a portrait of a sailor who was chained to the deck on January 5 1879 as punishment for stealing £5. Album leaf 2. 350 x 300 mm (sheet). Six pencil sketches with captions in pencil (largest 119 x 180 mm; in very good condition, one small toning spot); subjects include two views of the Canary Islands; a view of Tristan da Cunha "50 miles distant", February 3 1879; two views of the iceberg that was also illustrated by Ledger in his journal, sighted on Ash Wednesday, February 26 1879, in Latitude 44° (south) Longitude 51° (east), "about 200 miles to the N.E. of the Crozet Isles"; and a diagrammatic sketch of the Southern Cross constellation, "as seen about 9 p.m., 37° Latitude (south) 10º Longitude (east)." Album leaf 2. (verso). Large format photographic view of Auckland; albumen print, 235 x 285 mm; laid down on the album page, with fold lines and wrinkling; faint contemporary inscription verso of print is partially legible (in reverse!), 'View of Auckland ....'

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        Mycenae: A Narrative of Researches and Discoveries at Mycenae and Tiryns

      New York: Scribner, Armstrong & Company, 1878. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 384 pp. Octavo, 8vo. Bound in green cloth with top edge gilt, gilt decorations on the spine and the front board, and beveled edges. Includes illustrations that show over 700 artifacts Dr. Schliemann excavated from Mycenae. The volume also includes eight plans, and twenty one plates (four of the plates are in color). The preface is written by the Hon. W.E. Gladstone. Dr. Schliemann was the first man to begin to excavate Hisarlik, the site which is believed to be where ancient Troy stood. Schliemann claimed to have discovered treasures and even the tomb of Agamemnon. Although experts disagree with him today, Dr. Heinrich Schliemann started the excavations and analyses of the most important sites of Bronze Age Greece. A handsome copy of this seminal work in classical archaeology. Some very minor loss to the corners of the boards, a bookplate from a previous owner with a tiny gift inscription dated 1878 (gift inscription is written on the bookplate) and a former owner's stamp on the bookplate, light wear to the extremities and a few small spots of mild discoloration.

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        THERESIANUM WIEN MATURAJAHRGANG 1828 PORTRAITS, SCHÜLERLISTEN, PÜFUNGSLISTEN, PHOTOS,Sammlung von Porträtlithographien Großteils von Josef Kriehuber aus dem Jahr 1828, dargestellt sind Schüler des Maturajahrganges 1828

      insg. 24 Portrait Lithographien, davon 21 von Josef Kriehuber, Die Portraits sind zumeist auf Trägerpapiere montiert, hinter der Grafik befindet sich zumeist ein tabellarischer Lebenslauf der Schüler, bei 2 Blättern ist auf dem Trägerpapier ein Photo des Schüler aus späteren Jahren montiert. Weitere Beilagen sind handschriftliche Schülerlisten, Prüfungslisten Zeitungsausschnitte und ein Brief eines ehemaligen Schulkameraden an den anderen aus dem Jahr 1878 ein 50 jähriges Maturatreffen besprechend. Beschreibung der Blätter: Kaiser Franz I.(von Axmann), Freiherr von Herzogenberg Kurator im Theresianumg, Peter Bruckner Provinzial des Ordens der frommen Schulen der Böhmisch. Mährischen Provinz, Direktor der k.k. Theresianischen Ritter-Akademie Lithographie von Lanzedelly nach einem Gemälde von Göbel 1823 ( gest. Auspitz 19.06.1825), SCHÜLER: Joseph Abramovic v. Adelburg letzter Direktor des Spielberges in Brünn (geb. Hernals im Nov. 1816), Hieronymus Cattanei Di Momo , Carl Freiherr von Coletti (geb. Wien 10.12 1806- gest. Wien 22.11.1880), Paul Graf von Coudenhove (geb. Wien 08.08.1808 gest. Wien 29.03.1864), Ludwig Freiherr de-Vaux ( geb. Wien 8.08.1805-gest.20.05.1861), Anton Freiherr von Forgatsch (geb. Brünn13.11.1804- gest. Wien 03.02.1861), Johann Nepomuk Ritter von Glantz (geb. Wien 10.03.1805-gest. Wien 15.04.1868), Franz Ritter von Guttenberg (geb. Wien 08.06. 1806 Wien August 1877), Leopold Friedrich von Illessy (geb. Fünfkirchen 01.01.1806 gest. 20.04.1840), Franz Freiherr von Kulmer (geb. Agram 04.03.1806- gest. Wien 17.11.1853), Paul Freiherr von Lang (geb. Wien 25.10.1807-gest. 01.02.1836), Carl Marek von Marchthal (geb. Freihermersdorf in Schlesien 19.04.1804 gest. Wien 23.01.1869), Albert Freiherr von Neuwall (geb. Wien 06.11.1807- gest. Wien 13.05,1870), Norbert Maria Graf von Pötting und Persing (geb. Ofen 30.06.1804-gest. 16.11.1882), Peter Freiherr Wucherer v. Huldenfeld (geb. Biedermannsdorf 13.10.1806- gest. Graz 17.03.1877), Franz Zeller v. Zellenberg ( geb. Wien 21.06.1805-gest. Wien13.08.1876), Ludwig Graf Wratislaw v. Mittrowitz (geb. Toponar in Ungarn 16.03.1805oder 1806, Karl Graf von Rothkirch-Panthen (geb. Ried OÖ oder Falkenau , preuß Schlesien , 02.12.1807, gest. Prag 31.03.1870), Johann Deodat Freiherr von Spiegelfeld ( geb. Marburg 13.04. 1806- gest. Baden bei Wien 11.12.1876), Eduard Staeger von Waldburg (geb. Wien 23.10. 1809)Die Österreichische Nationalbibliothek verfügt über ein vergleichbares Objekt vgl. Signatur PK 2388 POR Grafik

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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

      Sampson Low, Marston [et al.], London 1878 - First edition, 2 vols., 8vo, pp. xiv, [2], 522; ix, [1], 566, 32 (ads); 2 folding color maps in rear cover pockets (1 with neat tape reinforcement on verso at folds), 2 frontispiece portraits, 150 woodcuts (32 full-p.) and 8 maps (2 folding); original brown cloth stamped in black and silver; vol. 2 is very good and sound; vol. 1 with cloth split at front joint, back cover dampstained, rear hinge crudely repaired and front hinge cracked; internally very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rapport manuscrit du naufrage du Liberté pour tous en 1878

      - NAUFRAGE du trois-mâts barque française « Liberté-Pour-Tous » à Saint-Nazaire Rapports manuscrits suite à une tempête exceptionnelle les 22 et 24 mars 1878 à Saint-Nazaire à destination de l’armateur et aux assureurs ; 8 pages in-folio sur deux feuillets. Ce document destiné à l’armateur Gabriel Lauriol et aux assureurs, relate les évènements dramatiques survenus au navire « Liberté-Pour-Tous » pris dans un cyclone tropical au large de l’Afrique du Sud dans l’océan indien avec à son bord quinze hommes du capitaine Eusèbe François-Louis Gaucher au mousse, transportant 59 tonneaux. Ces deux rapports dressent le bilan des dégâts causés au navire et à sa marchandise chargée à Bimlipatam (Inde). La précision dans la description des manœuvres décidées au fur et à mesure de l’accroissement des dangers et des destructions fait de ce rapport un récit aux allures dramatiques certaines. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        ALS. Paris, 17. IV. 1878.

      130 x 207 mm. 1 p. On printed letter-head of the "Laboratoire de Physique, Conservatoire des Arts & Métiers". Expressing his regrets but his return has been postponed and he will perhaps be absent form Paris for all the Easter week. - The experimental physicist Becquerel is noted for his work on magnetism. In 1840 he discovered the electrical currents produced during photochemical reactions and studied the intensity of light in such currents. Inventor of the phosphoroscope, he also engaged in spectral studies. It is amusing that Becquerel should still be using "Arts & Métiers" notepaper eighteen years after he had ceased to teach there. It was in 1878 that he was appointed Director of the Musaeum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.

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        PIONEERING IN SOUTH BRAZIL: Three Years of Forest and Prairie Life in the Province of Paran?. Two volumes.

      John Murray,, London: 1878 - 378 pp.; 328 pp. First edition; first printing. Original maroon cloth with decorative gilt stamped upper cover; gold lettering stamped across the spine; black endpapers; fp. with tissue guard; two fold-out maps, seven black and white photographs. Thirty-two pages of ads in vol. 2. Vol. 1 about fine, light edge wear; vol. 2 cloth torn head and tail spine, fore-edge and corners bumped; married set. See additional images provided. Early exploration of the interior Paran? and Mato Grosso regions of Brazil. Author was a railway engineer. Quoting Borba 106, "Captain Palm, a Swedish officer and proteg? of his king, succeeded in interesting the Brazilian government and the Baron of Mau? in a plan for a railway which would cross South America from the Atlantic to the Pacific at about Paran? Sixteen engineers, divided into four groups, carried out the preliminary survey which lasted two years from 1870 to 1872. Several causes, among them the sudden death of Captain Palm from yellow fever in Rio, interrupted the plan. Bigg-Wither, as head of one of the groups of engineers, explored the Ivai Valley. The book he wrote, written in a fluent and picturesque style, is of great interest and full of excellent observations about the colonial region and the 'sert?o' of Paran? It is certainly one of the best travel books about that part of Brazil. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        In memoriam Caroli à Linné.

      Upsala, L. W. Levin, 1878. Folio. 2 pp. text leaf in German and French by Fries, and 15 albumen prints of which one with careful additional hand-colouring, most probably by Schenson, each mounted on cardboard (34.8 x 26.1 cm). In original blind-stamped pebbled cloth portfolio (37.5 x 27.5 x 1.7 cm) with gilt floral ornaments on both boards, and large gilt title on the front board. Bevelled edges, interior moiré silk.= A very rare photo album depicting various Linnaeana and possibly issued in ten or fewer copies. "Soulsby's estimation of edition size may be overcompensated. Several typographical errors in the text indicate that this work may have been a proof edition done on speculation and only a handful produced, perhaps as few as 10. Furthermore, there is no bibliographical description of the work in Tullberg, except for a footnote to the description of the Bystrom marble ... which cites a Schenson carte-de-visite of the statue. No copies are listed in OCLC. The Victoria & Albert only has a broken set of about 6 of the plates ... It is a mystery why this portfolio was never published in a wider edition or why, if it was meant to be a commemorative, the text is not in Swedish or the descendants of Linnaeus did not own a copy, most notably Tycho Tullberg (1842-1920) who omitted the portfolio from his exhaustive compilation of the portraits of his great great grandfather which even included small woodcut images of Linnaeus in obscure science journals. The Fries portfolio is an extraordinary lacuna in the Tullberg work. The typographical errors are perhaps an indication that this is a printer's proof edition, perhaps issued as a prospectus for a larger work. ... The copy in the repository of the Linnaean Society of London ... was donated by Oscar Dickson, Sweden's greatest philanthropist of the nineteenth century." (artandmedicine.com). The text, describing 15 plates, was written by the Swedish botanist and mycologist Elias Magnus Fries (1794-1878). The photos are by the painter and photographer Emma Sofia Perpetua Schenson (1827-1913), "one of the earliest professional female photographers in Sweden" (Wikipedia). The photos show, for instance, the house in Upsala where he lived, the Upsala botanical garden, his statue, his bedroom and study in his summer home, Hammarby, with a wonderful wallpaper of plant prints, one of his last letters, and, in colour, the plant, Linnaea borealis. The latter differs from the one shown by artandmedicine.com, which is shaped in the form of an "L", whereas here it is not. Coster (Linnaeana pp. 56-55) extensively described a complete copy at the Linnaeus centennial exhibition, Amsterdam, 1878, submitted by "...den Heer Daniël R. Wolterbeek" [probably the Amsterdam banker, city councillor and trustee of the Hortus Botanicus, Robert Daniël Wolterbeek (1801-1883)]. Upsala bookseller (and publisher?) L. W. Levin's ticket in the lower inner corner of the front board pastedown. Slight rubbing to the boards, a bit more on the corners, light foxing to the text leaf, one photo - of the botanical garden - with some additional colouring, otherwise a very good, clean copy. Very rare. Only one auction record this century. Coster, Linnaeana, 260; Soulsby, 2733; http://www.artandmedicine.com/biblio/authors/Linnaeus.html

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        THERESIANUM WIEN MATURAJAHRGANG 1828 PORTRAITS, SCHÜLERLISTEN, PÜFUNGSLISTEN, PHOTOS,Sammlung von Porträtlithographien Großteils von Josef Kriehuber aus dem Jahr 1828, dargestellt sind Schüler des Maturajahrganges 1828 der Kaiser Franz I.(von Axmann), Freiherr von Herzogenberg Kurator im Theresianumg, Peter Bruckner Provinzial des Ordens der frommen Schulen der Böhmisch. Mährischen Provinz, Direktor der k.k. Theresianischen Ritter-Akademie Lithographie von Lanzedelly nach einem Gemälde von Göbel 1823 ( gest. Auspitz 19.06.1825), SCHÜLER: Joseph Abramovic v. Adelburg letzter Direktor des Spielberges in Brünn (geb. Hernals im Nov. 1816), Hieronymus Cattanei Di Momo , Carl Freiherr von Coletti (geb. Wien 10.12 1806- gest. Wien 22.11.1880), Paul Graf von Coudenhove (geb. Wien 08.08.1808 gest. Wien 29.03.1864), Ludwig Freiherr de-Vaux ( geb. Wien 8.08.1805-gest.20.05.1861), Anton Freiherr von Forgatsch (geb. Brünn13.11.1804- gest. Wien 03.02.1861), Johann Nepomuk Ritter von Glantz (geb. Wien 10.03.1805-gest. Wien 15.04.1868), Franz Ritter von Guttenberg (geb. Wien 08.06. 1806 Wien August 1877), Leopold Friedrich von Illessy (geb. Fünfkirchen 01.01.1806 gest. 20.04.1840), Franz Freiherr von Kulmer (geb. Agram 04.03.1806- gest. Wien 17.11.1853), Paul Freiherr von Lang (geb. Wien 25.10.1807-gest. 01.02.1836), Carl Marek von Marchthal (geb. Freihermersdorf in Schlesien 19.04.1804 gest. Wien 23.01.1869), Albert Freiherr von Neuwall (geb. Wien 06.11.1807- gest. Wien 13.05,1870), Norbert Maria Graf von Pötting und Persing (geb. Ofen 30.06.1804-gest. 16.11.1882), Peter Freiherr Wucherer v. Huldenfeld (geb. Biedermannsdorf 13.10.1806- gest. Graz 17.03.1877), Franz Zeller v. Zellenberg ( geb. Wien 21.06.1805-gest. Wien13.08.1876), Ludwig Graf Wratislaw v. Mittrowitz (geb. Toponar in Ungarn 16.03.1805oder 1806, Karl Graf von Rothkirch-Panthen (geb. Ried OÖ oder Falkenau , preuß Schlesien , 02.12.1807, gest. Prag 31.03.1870), Johann Deodat Freiherr von Spiegelfeld ( geb. Marburg 13.04. 1806- gest. Baden bei Wien 11.12.1876), Eduard Staeger von Waldburg (geb. Wien 23.10. 1809)

       insg. 24 Portrait Lithographien, davon 21 von Josef Kriehuber, Die Portraits sind zumeist auf Trägerpapiere montiert, hinter der Grafik befindet sich zumeist ein tabellarischer Lebenslauf der Schüler, bei 2 Blättern ist auf dem Trägerpapier ein Photo des Schüler aus späteren Jahren montiert. Weitere Beilagen sind handschriftliche Schülerlisten, Prüfungslisten Zeitungsausschnitte und ein Brief eines ehemaligen Schulkameraden an den anderen aus dem Jahr 1878 ein 50 jähriges Maturatreffen besprechend. Die Österreichische Nationalbibliothek verfügt über ein vergleichbares Objekt vgl. Signatur PK 2388 POR Versand D: 9,00 EUR Schule

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        Les palmiers. Histoire iconographique.

      - Paris, J. Rothschild, 1878. Large 8vo (26.2 x 17.3 cm). viii, 348 pp., 40 fine chromolithographed plates and 228 illustrations in the text. Contemporary half leather binding with decorated gilt spine and marbled boards.l First edition of this sought-after work on palms. The chromolithographs are by the famous Pieter de Pannemaeker and of a high standard. Count Oswald de Kerchove de Denterghem (1844-1906) was the third Count in a row with a love for botany, following in his father's and grandfather's footsteps. He published several works on palms and orchids, besides having a political career. This specific title is sought after for the beautiful plates, and is quite rare now. Half title top margin clipped, some light spotting, plates generally in good condition. A very nice copy. Nissen BBI, 1032; Stafleu & Cowan, 3590. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Group of 11 original illustrations of Michigan hunting scenes, for his "Deer Hunting on the Au Sable", published in Scribner's Monthly

      1878. Published in Scribner's Monthly, vol. XV, pp. 3, 755-767. Pen and ink and wash on paper, 5 signed by the artist ("W.M.L." or "Laffan" or W.M. Laffan, del."). Various sizes (6 x 6 inches and smaller). Editorial markings on verso or in margins, two drawings laid down on board. Fine. Published in Scribner's Monthly, vol. XV, pp. 3, 755-767. Pen and ink and wash on paper, 5 signed by the artist ("W.M.L." or "Laffan" or W.M. Laffan, del."). Various sizes (6 x 6 inches and smaller). Sport in Rural Michigan : 'Deer Hunting on the Au Sable'. Irish-born newspaperman William M. Laffan (1848-1909) worked on San Francisco and Baltimore papers before coming to write for the New York Sun. He became the publisher of the Sun in 1884, and in 1897 he purchased the paper with backing from J.P. Morgan. In later life he was interested in Chinese porcelain and complied the catalogue of Morgan's collection. This group of deft and detailed illustrations, recording camp scenes, hunting incidents, and outdoor vistas, was drawn by Laffan for his article "Deer Hunting on the Au Sable" (Scribner's Monthly, vol. XV, no. 6, 1878, pp. 753-767), which recounts a successful hunting trip in northern Michigan with a party organized by John Erwin of Cleveland, with a bag of 23 deer, or, as the final illustration records, "a ton and a half of venison". Laffan took a trophy buck acknowledged by his fellow hunters as the best of the trip. Comprising: Thompson's (small panorama of an inn amongst the woods) p. 755 "It must be the climate" (sportsman with rifle and deer, woodsman with ax) p. 756 Camp Erwin (wagon approaching a forest clearing with cabin and log stables) p. 757 "A tale of Love, Jealousy and Death" (two sportsmen examining skulls of two bucks with tangled horns) p. 759 "Rather Unexpected" (hunter climbed out from under a rotten tree trunk) p. 761 "A Young Backwoodsman" (outdoor portrait of a young woodsman with his dog, a deer at his feet) p. 764 "A Clean Shot" (hunter shooting at a poised buck) p. 764 "The Beauties of Rafting" (narrow log raft on the woodland river, having just passed under a fallen tree) p. 766 "A Ton and a Half of Venison" (departing wagon heavily laden with deer) p. 767 With one unused drawing, "Straining with the Dogs" (one sportsman gutting a deer, another holding four hounds straining at their leashes), and one drawing by Laffan for an earlier article in Scribner's, "Canvas-backs and Terrapins": "The Nefarious Pot-hunter", a night-time scene of hunters jack-lighting ducks (published on p. 3 in the first number of the same volume).

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