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        The Return of the Native

      London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1878. Three volumes complete - Volume One - vi, 303pp, [1]; Volume Two - vi, 297pp, [3] and Volume Three - vi, 320pp. Later full crushed morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, raised bands, spines in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, author and volume to third, remaining panels gilt with central flower head, surrounded by a quadrilobe and volutes with dots and small roundels in the background, covers with double fillet border and an inner single fillet frame, gilt rolls to edges and inner edges, t.e.g. Slightly rubbed to extremities, otherwise externally very good indeed. Internally very lightly browned with one or two small spots of foxing, but generally quite bright and clean. With frontispiece in volume one. The Foyle copy, with the Beeleigh Abbey bookplate to front pastedowns, also the Clement K. Shorter copy, with his bookplate to one of the blanks of volume one, with a presentation inscription by Hardy to Shorter on the half-title of volume one stating 'To Clement Shorter, Yours Sincerely, Thomas Hardy July 2. 1903'. Now housed in a cloth slipcase made by Temple Bookbinders. Hardy gave the original manuscript of 'The Return of the Native' to Shorter in 1908 in return for his having had a number of Hardy's manuscripts bound (Purdy, page 27), and whilst Purdy records two other books inscribed to Shorter by Hardy, books inscribed by Hardy are uncommon. Sadleir 1113, Purdy, pages 24-27. Signed by Author. First Edition. Full Morocco. Very Good. 8vo.

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        Libro De Agricultura. Arreglo Hecho En Vista De La Traducción Castellana De D. José Banqueri Por D. Claudio Boutelou. Introducción De Esteban Boutelou.

      Biblioteca Científico Literaria, Sevilla 1878 - 508 y 547 pp. Bien encuadernado de época en tela. Lomera con dos tejuelos. =Esta obra recoge todo el saber agrícola y zootécnico de su época, siglo XII, pero no volvió a ver la luz hasta el siglo XVIII, cuando fue encontrada en la biblioteca del Escorial, traducida al español e impresa en Madrid en 1802 y en Sevilla en 1878. Después se tradujo en francés y se publicó en París en 1865. Desde entonces ha sido una referencia en materia de agricultura en Europa. Size: 2 Tomos En 1 Vol. En 8º [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUÀRIA]
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        YO SEMITE UNION CHAPEL ASSOCIATION. Building Fund. 5000 Dollars. 20,000 Shares of 25 Cents Each

      San Francisco: A. L. Bancroft & Co., Lith, 1878. 1st Printing. Some edge rash, with left edge showing removal from what apparently was a stapled pad. Certificate, "1 share", made out to "Miss Bessie M. Boyle". Vertical fold-line in center. About Very Good.. Single certificate, printed recto only. To right, a wood engraved vignette of the Chapel, 2-3/4" x 1-5/8". The image bracketed, on top & bottom, by two quotations from the bible: Go up to the mountain, and bring wood, and build the house; and I will take pleasure in it, and I will be glorified, saith the Lord." (Haggai 1:8), followed underneath by, "The mountain of the Lord's house shall be established on the top of the mountains and shall be exalted above the hills." (Isaiah 2:2). Oblong format: 3-7/8" x 9-1/4" Even though this fundraising campaign reputedly raised only $1,511.70, vice the desired $5000, thanks to largess of others, the chapel was built, erected at the base of the "Four-mile Trail," and was first used on June 7, 1879. Mr. Charles Geddes, a leading architect of San Francisco, made and presented the plans. Mr. E. Thomson, also of San Francisco, erected the building at a cost of between three and four thousand dollars. Mr. H. D. Bacon of Oakland donated the bell. [Yosemite Chapel HIstory]. Here offered then is a rare stock certificate for this Yosemite project, whereon the stated purpose is "to erect an Undenominational house of Worship in the Yo Semite Valley, under direction of the California State S.S. Association." Albeit in a slightly different location, the chapel stands to this day, now a popular site for weddings. According to a local Yo Semite collector, only 3 of these certificates are known to have survived.

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        La méthode graphique dans les sciences expérimentales et particulièrement en physiologie et en médecine

      [187 - de (4), XIX, (1), 673 et (3) Paris, G. Masson, [1878], in-8, de (4), XIX, (1), 673 et (3) pages, exemplaire broché, sous couvertures imprimées de l'éditeur, Première édition, rare, de cet ouvrage capital qui forme l'aboutissement des travaux de médecine appliquée de Marey sur la transcription dans un langage objectif, scientifique et neutre des phénomènes physiologiques et sensorielles : "la méthode graphique [.] saisit des nuances qui échapperaient aux autres moyens d'observation [et] traduit les phases de la marche d'un phénomène avec une clarté que le langage ne possède pas". Cette publication constitue aussi un tournant : à partir de 1880, les recherches de Marey porteront principalement sur l'invention de l'image animée, sur la captation et la retranscription de corps en mouvement. Ainsi, lors de sa réédition, en 1885, le présent texte fut augmenté d'un supplément "sur le développement de la méthode graphique par la photographie". Plus de 340 figures gravées sur bois dans le texte d'appareils, de courbes et de tracés montrent l'utilisation de nouveaux appareils, entre autres inventés par Marey, servant pour des mesures physiologiques ou médicales. Malgré de rares rousseurs, bel exemplaire, broché. DSB, IX, 103 ; Rothshuh, History of Physiology, p. 274. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Opera omnia graece et latine cum indice nominum et rerum absolutissimo. 5 Bände.

      Paris, Ambrosio Firmin-Didot, 1878. - Griechisch-lateinische Parallelausgabe. - Einbände beschabt u. bestoßen (vereinzelt kl. Bezugsfehlstellen). Vorderdeckeln m. Nummernschild. Vortitelbll. gestempelt. Etw. gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. - gr Gewicht in Gramm: 8000 4°. Zus. ca. 3600 S., HLdr.-Bde. d. Zt. m. etw. Rückenverg., goldgepr. Rückenschildern u. dreiseitig marmor. Schnitt.

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        1776-1876. Centennial Memorial, in Congress. July 4,1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America.

      Artist: Columbian Publishing Company New York; Issued in: New York; date: 1878 - Artist: Columbian Publishing Company, New York; Issued in: New York; date: 1878; - Condition: Folds perfectly restored; One of the famous unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America.Issued as a copy arround 1878 in a comercial pamphlet. Only are few are still available.Very scarce 1876 broadside Centennial printing of the Declaration of Independence, engraved by Continental publishing and published by James McBride as part of an advertising campaign for the Baltimore and Ohio railroad. The broadside is decorated with a lovely engraved border featuring ribbons and stars and an elaborate header that depicts a bald eagle flanked by six American flags.

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        Relazione sulla cultura dei cotoni in Italia. Seguita da una Monografia del Genere Gossypium.

      Rome and Palermo: Stamperia Reale and C. Visconti, 1877-1878. - Folio (19 x 13 2/8 inches). Fine chromolithographed title-page and 12 plates by Visconti after F.P. Rivas. Original grey cloth backed grey printed paper boards (a bit spotted and lightly soiled). Published to accompany the display at the Paris Exhibition of 1878. A centre for the making of fine cotton cloth from the Middle Ages, by the end of the 19th-century production had become highly mechanised, and faced fierce competition on a grand scale from the American producers. Catalogued by Kate Hunter [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Topographisch-statistisches Lexikon von Steiermark mit historischen Notizen und Anmerkungen. 3 Bände.

      Graz, Leykam, 1878-85. - Erstausgabe. - Erschien eigentlich bereits ab 1875 in Lieferungen, das zusammenfassende Titelblatt des ersten Bandes ist jedoch 1878 datiert. - Mit Ansichten von Graz, Bad Aussee, Bruck a. M., Eisenerz, Frohnleiten, Fürstenfeld, Hartberg, Irdning, Judenburg, Knittelfeld, Leibnitz, Leoben, Liezen, Marburg, Mautern, Murau, Pettau, Radkersburg, Rottenmann, Schladming, Semriach, Spielfeld, Stainz, Trofaiach, Voitsberg, Vorau, Vordernberg, Weiz, Wildon u.a. - Einbände etw. berieben, bestoßen u. fleckig. Kopfschnitt des letzten Bandes tlw. mit Wasserrand. Innendeckeln m. Resten entf. Aufkleber. Die Ortsbezeichnungen der Tafeln wie meist bindungsbedingt tlw. leicht angeschnitten. Durchg. etw. gebräunt u. stockfleckig. - Nebehay/W. II, 275; Schlossar 1007; Graff, Leykam, S. 111; List 309. ge Gewicht in Gramm: 5000 Gr.-8°. Mit 93 (1 gefalt.) Ansichten in Tonlithographie. VIII, 812; 1 Bl., 753 S.; 4 Bll., S. (753-)1492, OHLdr.-Bde. m. Rückenverg. u. goldgepr. Rückentiteln. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Letters of John Keats to Fanny Brawne Written in the Years MDCCCXIX and MDCCCXX and Now Given from the Original Manuscripts with Introduction and Notes by Harry Buxton Forman

      London: Reeves and Turner, 1878. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. Author's presentation copy, inscribed "W.M. Rossetti with H. Buxton Forman's kind regards 1 Feb '78." Beneath the inscription is the ownership inscription of Mary E. Madox Rossetti, recording her inheritance of the book from her father. The connections between Buxton Forman, editor of the Romantics, bibliophile, and (with Thomas J. Wise and alone) literary forger and the Rossettis are many and complicated. Forman began by writing positive critical comment on Dante Gabriel Rossetti in 1869, leading to acquaintance with the painter-poet and then to a close friendship with William Michael, himself an editor of Keats, Blake, and Shelley, that lasted until their deaths. Over time, William Rossetti sold and gave Forman much Rossetti material, but he resisted authenticating the Wise-Forman forgeries of his brother's work. Bound in the original navy blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine. It has been restored with the repair visible along both hinges. There is a repaired short closed tear to the cloth along the front hinge. Rubbing to gilt on spine and large black ink stain to front cover and margins of several pages. As the cloth is a deep navy blue, the black stain is not particularly visible on the cover. Offsetting to verso of signature page from a laid in newspaper clipping relating to Keats. Includes three illustrations: a portrait of Keats, silhouette of Fanny Browne, and facsimile of letter XXVII. From the collection of Stuart B. Schimmel. 128 pages plus 12 pages of advertisements. LIT/062316.

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        Catalogue illustré des Livres Précieux, Manuscrits et Imprimés, faisant Partie de la Bibliothèque de M. Ambroise Firmin-Didot...

      [Compiled by G. Pawlowski]. 195 plates & facsimiles (some in color & some double-page). Six vols. Large thick 4to, cont. green half-morocco & marbled boards, t.e.g., other edges uncut. Paris: 1878-79-81-82-83-84. A magnificent set in matching bindings of the rare illustrated issue, limited to 500 numbered sets and printed on special and large paper, of one of the most magnificent collections of early French books, manuscripts, and fine bindings ever assembled. This is the only issue to contain the very fine reproductions in lithography, photogravure, and chromolithography, of illuminated MSS. and bindings. The Firmin-Didot sale marked the apotheosis of "classical" French bibliophily; it was the finest collection formed, and eventually dispersed, in 19th-century France. This set, "no. 60" was reserved for F.S. Ellis, the London bookseller, most likely for his greatest client, Sir Thomas Brooke (with his bookplate in the first five volumes). It was Brooke, of course, who owned the celebrated Pillone library. This set comes from the library of A.R.A. Hobson and, I believe, his father, G.D. Hobson. Laid-in are a number of rubbings of bindings and the occasional note concerning the whereabouts of various books from the library. A really fine and handsome set. Volumes 1, 2, and 5 have been ruled in red with prices in a contemporary hand. The final volume is numbered "197." .

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        Experimental Researches in Electricity . . . reprinted from the Philosophical Transactions. 3 volumes.

      Bernard Quaritch, London 1878 - 3 volumes. London: Bernard Quaritch, 1839, 1844, 1855 (but 1878-1882). 8vo (220 x 145 mm). viii, 574; viii, 302; viii, 588 pp. 17 engraved plates (13 folding), woodcut diagrams in text, half-titles in vols. 2 and 3 (not called for in vol. 1), no advertisement leaf at end of vol. 1. Original publisher's green pebbled cloth with spine lettered in gilt. Uncut and largely unopened. Text very clean, crisp and virtually unfoxed. Provenance: The library of Hugh Selbourne. An outstanding, well preserved and greatly unsophisticated copy, with only a few gatherings opened. ---- PMM 308, Horblit 29; Norman 762 (all for 1st ed.); DSB IV, 527-40. QUARITCH REPRINT of the FIRST COLLECTED EDITION, with line "Facsimile Reprint" to title-pages. Containing the 29 papers published by Faraday in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society between 1832 and 1852. The collection includes all of Faraday's most important contributions to the fields of electricity, electro-magnetic induction and magnetism. The author's epoch-making discovery of the means to generate electricity by electro-magnetic induction is the principle behind the dynamo and the transformer, and the foundation of the modern electrical industry. The experiments that Faraday recorded in this paper marked the begining of his "great series of investigations into electricity" (PMM), through which he established the identity of all types of electricity, the magnetic properties of the earth and his theory of "lines" or "tubes" of magnetic force, "the starting point for the revolutionary theories of Clerk Maxwell and later of Einstein" (PMM). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Des dyspepsies

      1878 - (4)-284 pages Paris, Octave Doin, 1878, in-8, (4)-284 pages, broché, Thèse d'agrégation de médecine, présentée le 2 mai 1878 à la faculté de Paris, du docteur Fulgence Raymond (1844-1910), le plus âgé des élèves de Charcot, mieux connu pour ses travaux en neurologie. Elle a paru deux ans après sa thèse de doctorat et juste avant sa nomination en tant que chef de clinique de la Faculté, attaché au service du professeur Germain Sée à l'Hôtel-Dieu. Dès la fin de cette première année de clinicat, il devient médecin des hôpitaux et concourt à l'agrégation dans la section médecine et médecine légale. Sa thèse ainsi rédigée se veut « la synthèse des travaux du passé susceptibles de nous éclairer sur la nature, les causes, l'évolution, le diagnostic et le traitement des affections si diverses qu'on rattachait et qu'on rattache encore à la dyspepsie. » Raymond, qui fut vétérinaire en début de carrière, succèdera à Charcot à la chaire de neurologie en 1894 et fondera, en 1895, la Société de neurologie de Paris. Bogousslasky, Following Charcot, pp. 58-59. Gazette médicale du Centre, 1er août 1906. Couverture fanée, rousseurs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LA PHOTOGRAPHIE EN AMÉRIQUE:; TRAITÉ COMPLET DE PHOTOGRAPHIE PRATIQUE CONTENANT LES DÉCOUVERTES LES PLUS RÉCENTS

      A. Liébert, Paris 1878 - 8vo., xi, 679 pp. photogravure frontispiece, 16 carbon photographs mounted on 6 leaves, and one mounted photo-lithograph, other illustrations in text. Contemporary half morocco with tips, gilt titled and decorated within raised bands on spine, t.e.g. Occasional scattered foxing. A very good copy. Alphonse Justin Liébert (1827-1913) a French naval officer, resigned his commission and opened a photographic studio in San Francisco, 1851. By 1864 he was back in Paris where he introduced the melainotype (tintype) and was an early advocate of the carbon process. In this survey of American approaches to photography he included studio design, lighting apparatus, darkroom work and enlarging as well as photo-sculpture, many of his own design. This third edition is greatly revised and expanded from previous editions. Roosens and Salu #6546.

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd., ABAA]
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        LA PHOTOGRAPHIE EN AMÉRIQUE:; TRAITÉ COMPLET DE PHOTOGRAPHIE PRATIQUE CONTENANT LES DÉCOUVERTES LES PLUS RÉCENTS

      Paris: A. Liébert, 1878. Third edition. 8vo., xi, 679 pp. photogravure frontispiece, 16 carbon photographs mounted on 6 leaves, and one mounted photo-lithograph, other illustrations in text. Contemporary half morocco with tips, gilt titled and decorated within raised bands on spine, t.e.g. Occasional scattered foxing. A very good copy. Alphonse Justin Liébert (1827-1913) a French naval officer, resigned his commission and opened a photographic studio in San Francisco, 1851. By 1864 he was back in Paris where he introduced the melainotype (tintype) and was an early advocate of the carbon process. In this survey of American approaches to photography he included studio design, lighting apparatus, darkroom work and enlarging as well as photo-sculpture, many of his own design. This third edition is greatly revised and expanded from previous editions. Roosens and Salu #6546.

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        CIVIL WAR ERA MANUSCRIPT DIARIES Of A NORTHERN DEMOCRAT "COPPERHEAD" SCHOOLTEACHER. 1859 - 1879

      [Champion, NY] 1878 - 10 diaries, one per year here offered. Smallest volume: ~ 375 unnumbered pages (dates printed, one entry per page, plus front and rear matter). Remaining volumes: ~120 unnumbered pages (dates printed, 3 entries per page), plus a varying number of printed pages at rear for memoranda, accounting, etc.; ~20 printed pages of yearly calendar, tables, statistics, etc. to beginning of some volumes. Most entries contain writing, though occasional blanks; some unused pages of back matter, particularly in later diaries. Total manuscript word count conservatively estimated at 55,000+. Sizes vary. Smallest 4" x 2-3/4"; largest 6-13/16" x 3-1/2". Most ~5" x 3-1/4" An archive of ten Civil War and Reconstruction era manuscript diaries kept by Myron E. Rose, a Democrat from Champion, New York, whose political views during the war coincided most strongly with those of the Peace Democrats, or ?Copperheads.? Rose was a young schoolteacher at the start of the war, supplementing his income with a variety of odd jobs and seasonal work. After the war, he and his family moved to Lucas, Iowa, and began a farm; he returned to Champion not long after his wife diedwas a 25-year-old schoolteacher in 1859, when these diaries begin, still working toward his certification, griping about his noisy ?scholars,? chasing girls, and supplementing his income with a variety of other odd jobs/ seasonal work, including roofing, house construction, woodcutting, farming, and, later, cheesemaking. The diaries reference many important aspects of civilian life during the war, with particular emphasis on drafting and draft riots ? not surprisingly, from a young man living under threat of a draft to fight a war he doesn?t believe to be worthwhile ? the deaths of townsfolk and family members, abolitionism, local and national politics, debates between neighbors, the many and varied jobs Rose takes to supplement his seasonal teaching salary, and more.  Beginning in 1859, when Rose was a 25-year-old new teacher still working toward certification, griping about his students, and going to a New Year?s party with the woman he would later marry, and ending in 1879 (with several gap years), after he has returned from homesteading in Iowa following the death of his wife, the diaries offer a singular and complex portrayal of a Northern Democrat during the war, and of a schoolteacher throughout, supplementing his income with a variety of seasonal and/or entrepreneurial opportunities. In near daily, if somewhat terse, entries, Rose seems to have become a Copperhead early on in the war (though he never self-identifies as such, only as a Democrat), voting for Horatio Seymour in the 1862 election for NY governor, loathing abolitionists, lauding the possibility of Lincoln?s capture by Confederate troops, and resenting a war fought to ?free the niggers [?] it takes more men than there were negroes what works? (July 19, 1864). Nevertheless, Rose was no supporter of the Confederacy, either. and in at least one case quite enjoyed debating politics and discussing current events with a Republican relative. Consequently, his near-daily, if often terse, diary entries present a complex portrayal of the experience of a Northern Democrat during and after the Civil War, including not only notes on the progress of the war, drafts and draft riots, local and national politics, and the deaths of friends and fellow townsfolk, but also his move to Iowa following the war and efforts to homestead there, his life back in Champion after the death of his wife, his attendance at Spiritualist meetings (and disdain for Adventists), and his many jobs, social life, successes and lack thereof with women, book purchases, accounting, and more.A cache of ten Civil War and Reconstruction era manuscript diaries kept by Myron E. Rose, a Democrat from Champion, New York, whose political views coincide most strongly with those of the Peace Democrats, or Copperheads. Rose seems to have become a Copperhead early on in the war (th [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ã¨ÂÂ¬Ã¥ÂœÂ‹Ã¥ÂœÂ°Ã¨ÂªÂŒÃ§Â•Â¥Ã¨Â«Â³Ã¥Â°Â„譯圖 四. [Bankoku chishi-ryaku ansha yaku-zu 4]. [Atlas of the General Topography of the World for Easy Learning ].

      

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        Histoire de mes Ascensions. Récit de Vingt-Quatre Voyages aëriens (1868-1877) précédé de simples Notions sur les Ballons et la Navigation aérienne.

      Numerous illus. & plates (several double-page) by Albert Tissandier; one folding table printed on both sides & one folding map. viii, 344 pp. Large 8vo, fine orig. red sheep (a few tiny defects), panelled in gilt, with the initials of Albert Tissandier on upper cover ("A.T."), spine nicely gilt, a.e.g. Paris: M. Dreyfous, 1878. First edition, the copy of Albert Tissandier, the illustrator of this book and brother of the author. Gaston Tissandier (1843-99), chemist, meteorologist, author, and aviator, with his brother Albert, were the most famous balloonists of their time, making a number of ascensions. They were the first to successfully power an airship using an electric motor. Gaston's history of ballooning was the standard work for many years and his bibliography was the first to be compiled on the subject of aviation. Albert Tissandier (1839-1906), was an architect, aviator, illustrator, editor, and archaeologist. He collaborated with his adventurer brother Gaston in writing for the magazine La Nature, a French language scientific journal aimed at the popularization of science. The perfect association copy. .

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        TA., Straßenansicht (Innenstadt) von Bombay, " Bombay ".

      - Aquarell n. Hildebrandt, dat. 1878, 24,3 x 34 Nach dem Aquarell von Eduard Hildebrandt, das auf seiner Weltreise 1862/63 entstanden ist. - Auf festem Papier und datiert : März 1878. Vgl. Lit.: Th./B.XVII. Auf Karton altmontiert und mit einer getuschten Linie gefasst. - Dekoratives Blatt. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        CIVIL WAR ERA MANUSCRIPT DIARIES Of A NORTHERN DEMOCRAT "COPPERHEAD" SCHOOLTEACHER. 1859 - 1879

      

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        Manuscript Journal - Female Traveller's Account of Australia, Yemen, Egypt and France

      Australia, 1878. Australia, Yemen, Egypt, France. 29 October 1878 - 27 November 1881. Manuscript journal penned by an English woman who had settled in Australia for one year, whose return voyage took her through Yemen, Egypt, featuring early accounts of Aden, Port Said, and El-Qantara. She subsequently travelled through France. 8vo. 146 pages with several small manuscript drawings within the text. Very good condition, a most pleasing account with early observations in Yemen and Egypt. The female writer is unidentified although she is certainly of the upper class, and the text suggests that she is the wife of Walter Green, Esq., formerly of 15, Pall Mall, Westminster, who retired at Beacon-Terrace, Torquay, Devon, where he died of consumption on 27 February 1880. She refers to his death as the saddest day of her life, and occasionally brings up memories of him. She spent one year in the colony of New South Wales, from there writing letters to Mr. Green at 15 Pall Mall. Somewhat wealthy, on 14 January she renews a deposit of £106 into Moloney Bank, Australia, and around the same time was advised to make a will to leave her money to "Georgie." Her home was London, where upon her return she and her companion dine with Hugh Grosvenor (1825-1899), and where she visits Kate and Kathleen, possibly sisters or daughters. The highlight of this unusual and illustrated travel diary is a superbly descriptive account of a passage through the Gulf of Aden, the Red Sea, and the Suez Canal only ten years after it opened in 1869, containing especially interesting details of people and customs observed at Aden, Port Said, and El-Qantara. The first entry is made at Rose Bay, Sydney, 29 October 1878. Eighteen (18) pages of the diary are devoted to the writer's final four months in Australia and her preparations for departure. The following twenty-four (24) pages describe the voyage north to the Arabian Sea, through the Gulf of and entering the Red Sea, with fascinating accounts of the ports of call, and a most unusually detailed account of the Suez Canal passage. Disembarking at Port Said on 5 March 1879, nine of the twenty-four pages describe the sights and people of this city alone. For the first and presumably the only time, the female writer sees before her - women in burkas, Bedouin fishermen, Arab dwellings, camel caravans, Egyptian costume, foreign markets and foods unknown to her, Arab cafés, mud walls, streets of sand, vast desert landscapes, Red Sea Dhows, and so forth. Sailing into the Mediterranean, the vessel passes Malta, Pantelleria, Cartagena and Gibraltar, this part of the voyage to England encompassing nine (9) pages. She spends a few months in England visiting friends and family in Torquay, London, etc. until her next travel adventure, which consists of one year in France beginning in September 1879 and spending Christmas in Paris, and fifty-four (54) pages of the volume. Her tour in the French country also included the popular seaside retreat town of Arcachon, a two month sojourn of vineyards and wine cellars in Bordeaux, the historically rich Touraine, and several ancient castles including the Château de Chenonceau and the village of the same name, the Château de Blois, and Château de Chambord. May 3rd 1880 she has returned to Paris, and on the 8th has landed at Southampton. The remaining pages are a daily diary of her life in England dispersed with memories of Australia and of course, her late and beloved Walter. Excerpts from the journal: Yemen and Egypt: Monday 24th Feb. 1879. "About 2 PM we saw a large island on the East named Abdel Kuri [Abd al Kuri, Yemen] has 60 Arabs..." Tuesday 25th February 1879. "We passed the isle of Socotra & Cape Guardafui... The Captain says the inhabitants are cannibals & live chiefly from wreckage..." Wednesday 26th Feb. "We arrived at Aden Rock... numerous canoes with one brown boy & one paddle each, came round the ship... They only wore a piece of coarse cotton around their loins but some funny police had the serge knickerbocker suits, bare feet & legs, & a yellow cap on a shaven head, & pointed staves in the hand... some Parsee merchants dressed in white linen... They had to be chased off the ship... Several parties went on shore... some took carriages at 3s each person & drove across to Aden Town, consisting of a kind of square with a bazaar... a string of camels was met carrying wood..." Monday 3rd March 1879. "We are in the Gulf of Suez, & were opposite the Sinai Range at noon - I made an outline of it from my window... I had an invasion into my cabin, by a low passenger to my great astonishment. Certainly the people who make this voyage to Australia are of the lowest as a rule... had a long walk on deck with Captain Fitzstubbs..." Tuesday 4th March 1879. "We arrived in the harbour of the Suez during the night... flanked by a monster bridge at the mouth of the Canal... The health officer in uniform came followed by 6 Egyptians in white turbans and long gowns fastened with a scarf at the waist... The ship was soon a scene of selling and buying... Some ebony colored Nubians wore a different headdress, no women came on the ship but I saw a few in blue dresses with covered faces... after entering the canal we passed a caravan camp, a great many men & camels resting around... saw the train arriving from Cairo to Suez... we were fastened to 2 posts in the Canal ready for the night." Wednesday 5th March 1879. "It is a large lake 'Timsah' & has several nice houses one was built by the Khedive for the Empress Eugene when she opened the canal. Another is Lesseps' house & there is an empty hotel... a great number of quail - the Bedouins catch them by hundreds in nests... In the afternoon we passed Kantara [El-Qantara] ... got into an Egyptian boat & were landed in Egypt for 6s each...started off down the main street which consisted of sand, the whole town being built on it...shop keepers came out... There were several cafés open & an orchestra composed of young women (chiefly) playing violins, violoncellos & triangles... ... came to an Arab village... dilapidated dwellings... men with loose trousers to the knee... The Egyptian women only show their eyes & some have 3 rows of medallions down the veil... a long gown of white or blue linen... we went into a shop & got some more fez caps... We cleared out of the harbour about 11.30..." Monday 10th March 1879. "Found out we are drinking Port Said water. It is really Nile water which comes into the Sweet Water Canal between Cairo and Ismailia, then pumped... the people have to buy it from the great tank & we saw Arabs carrying it in pig skins on their backs..." Friday 21st March 1879. " SS Kent... finished my packing... Am told we are opposite Dover" Saturday 22nd March 1879. "My first day at home... Kathleen & I went to the abbey together & I enjoyed it..." Previously, in Australia: Tuesday 5th Nov. "Went to Reading... shopping for a hat, the first time since I came to the Colony [New South Wales]. Posted letters to W.15 Pall Mall & to George at Watsons [Bay?]." Friday 5th Nov. "While at C Lodge the P & O came in & brought Mr. Frisby such presents; some handsome tortoise shell long combs... silver ornaments..." Monday 18th. "A hard day's work, Vaucluse Bay & the Sea Bath, taking all the afternoon." [One of the first known swimming spots at Watsons Bay Baths was at Laing Point. Around 1888 two local men, Jack Graham and Reg Norton, carved out a pool from the rock and it was named the 'Bogie Hole'.] Tuesday 19th. "Melbourne servant being found reposing in the drawing-room and requested to withdraw..." Wednesday 27th. "Left Claremont for Campbelltown... driving thro' the Bush I saw a solitary placard attached to a tree advising folks to buy 'Hunts Baking Soda' I saw it in the wilds before." Tuesday 10th December. "Sitting out sketching malgré heat..." Wednesday 2nd January 1879. "A hot day, we drove into Bathurst & were baked... to take my passage for London from Sydney via Melbourne in the Steam Ship 'Kent' sent £30..." Saturday 4th Jan 1879. "Drove into Bathurst & met Mr. R. Barton... got to Orange hotel by dusk... This night last year I travelled by Rail from Sydney to Orange & Claude met me at 4 am." Monday 6th Jan 1879. "The Bartons slept in the round cottage, which has 2 rooms... a sort of sofa... a few colored prints of Bushranger incidents in Australia... very cozy quarters for surveyors & folks accustomed to camp out..." Tuesday 7th Jan. "Drove into Moloney...Mrs. G. gave me 3 parrots. I called on Mrs. Betts & found her in a muddle indescribable making a cake, she had 3 children to mind & no servant only an old Chinaman... I had at dinner, the most odd meal I have had in the Colony. I never sat at such a table nor in such a shed, a slab mat with paper peeling off, floor in holes, everything woeful... yet the two daughters and old lady are really gentle folks... Mr. Simpson a surveyor came to tea..." Wednesday 8th Jan. 1879. "Claude drove me to Orange R. Station in his [new?] coach... Had about 4 hours journey for the 40 miles on the train - plenty of Chinese travelled in the train & got much hastled by guards & porters... " Thursday 30th [aboard a steam ship called the 'City of Sydney' departing from Sydney Harbour]. "... A fearfully rough day...almost aground on one of many islands before rounding Watsons Point which is a hill or rock with a lighthouse on it & a very dangerous rock... A curious cavernous rock nearer Melbourne seems the house of thousands of huge white & green coloured birds. We anchored at Melbourne Pier about 1- P.M." Friday 14th Feb. 1879 [board a SS Kent for passage to England]. "I dined at the Captain's end of the table... I have found my right place at last. The Captain knows Captain Mackenzie of the Malabar, when he landed in Melbourne in Dec. 1875 the Kent was in the Harbour..." Subsequent Tour of France: Friday 27th September. "... Express train to Paris... racing about with the luggage... drove to Hotel St. James..." Wednesday 24th [December 1879, Paris]. "The pudding of course - great work & when ingredients were needing, nothing in the could be found large enough to mix it in. At last a bucket...The boiling pot was a difficulty... the mass was settled into a large earthen pot and started on a continuous boil of eleven hours... the French cook was at rest... It would not come out. The water was poured off & came all over my silk dress... this was the commencement of Xmas festivities. I shall not regret the end. We hurry the pudding to a rail over the Parisian store & left it for the night." Monday 18th [February 1880]. "Our old French cook said the stairs are getting too much for her & so as her month was up she would like to go away tonight. We are so glad!" Thursday 22nd [April 1880]. "Then we took a carriage & drive to the wine cellars - the largest in Bordeaux... led us through immense vaults full of barrels of wine, some men by candle light were pumping off wine from some stationery barrels into clean ones... the wine has to be clarified... Some bins had not been touched for many years... The wine merchant never does more than repair corks & for some valuable wines - strengthens them for voyages - it is a very expensive affair..." End Excerpts. . Very Good.

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        Woodburytype portrait.

      

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        The Decorative Arts. Their Relation to Modern Life and Progress.

      1878 - An Address delivered before the Trades' Guild of Learning. London, Ellis and White. 8vo, 32pp, original wrappers [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Utopia

      Robert Roberts, Boston, Lincolnshire 1878 - This is an interesting copy as it comes from the private collection of the the actor Paul Scofield who played Thomas More in the premier of the play at the Globe Theatre (now Gielgud Theatre) in 1960 and on Broadway in 1961 (where he won a Tony Award) and also went on to win an Oscar for his role in the 1966 film. 475 printed of which this is no 425. A lovely dramatic association copy. Exceptionally fine binding. Bound in full vellum extensive gold tooling, marbled end papers. Brick red polished beeswax to all edges. Some light fading at top edge. Pages bright and clean but pages 123 to 148 have slight creasing at top ranging in width from 5mm to 20mm by 1 -2mm depth along with some resultant foxing in area of creases. Bookplate on endpaper of Augustus Ralli. There is a personal letter inserted from Augustus Ralli's widow Mabel Ralli giving the book as a gift to Paul Scofield. Other books from Scofield's private collection are being sold through this bookseller. Other books from Paul Scofield's private collection are also on sale through this book seller. Further details and images are available on request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE MARYSVILLE APPEAL DIRECTORY OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA! FOR 1878, EMBRACING A COMPLETE DIRECTORY OF RESIDENTS IN THE COUNTIES OF BUTTE, COLUSA, NEVADA, PLACER, SUTTER, TEHAMA AND YUBA, INCLUDING THE CITIES AND TOWNS, WITH HISTORICAL AND STATISTICAL SKETCH OF EACH...

      Marysville, Ca.: Lockwood & Dawson, 1878. [4],426pp. plus two leaves of chromolithographic advertisements. Original leather-backed and printed boards, spine elaborately lettered in gilt. Spine slightly chipped, primarily at head and foot. Light wear and soiling to boards. Contemporary ink notations on endleaves and several leaves of text. Lower corner of pp.7-8 torn, affecting a few words of text. Internally clean. Very good. "Multicounty directory [with] general directories, town- by-town of Butte, Colusa, Nevada, Placer, Sutter, Tehama and Yuba counties; business directory of Sacramento, descriptions of the cites and towns. First general directories of Butte and Tehama counties, preceded only by G. Owens' A GENERAL DIRECTORY AND BUSINESS GUIDE OF THE PRINCIPAL TOWNS IN THE UPPER COUNTRY...and Henry G. Langley's PACIFIC COAST BUSINESS DIRECTORY for 1867, 1871- 73 and 1876-78. First general directory of Yuba County, preceded by Amy's Marysville and Yuba County business directory of 1858....Extremely rare. This directory was L.M. McKenney's attempt to link seven north central California counties, all rural, most agricultural, some mountainous - from Butte and Tehama in the north to Placer in the south. Their population together, two years after its publication, in 1880, was approximately 92,500 according to the U.S. Census" - Quebedeaux, locating six copies, two of which are in private collections. This volume has the contemporary ink ownership inscription of P.J. Flannery of Marysville on the contents page and rear pastedown, and a few other of his ink markings. Flannery is listed on pages 32 and 66 as a shoe seller who apparently lived above his shop. Rare and in handsome contemporary condition, full of useful information on the area. ROCQ 1293. QUEBEDEAUX 133.

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        The Analytical Theory of Heat. Translated, with Notes, by Alexander Freeman.

      Cambridge: University Press, 1878. - First Edition in English (1st French ed., 1822). xxiii, 466 pp; ads. Original cloth. Very Good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Return of the Native

      London: Smith, Elder, 1878, 1878. First edition; Purdy's first issue binding; Sadleir's second. Purdy, pages 24-27; Sadleir 1113; NCBEL III, 981. Cloth a little worn and soiled; some light foxing, particularly on the prelims; very good copy.. 3 vols, 8vo, original decorated brown cloth, gilt lettering. Frontispiece. Faint evidence of lending library labels on the upper boards of each volume. Bookplate of American collector Kenyon Starling on the front paste-downs, below which is the earlier bookplate of illustrator and connoisseur Pickford Waller, designed by Austin Osman Spare (circa 1907).

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        Ravenna. Recited in The Theatre, Oxford, June 26, 1878

      Oxford: Thomas Shrimpton, 1878. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Wilde's first work in book form in very collectable condition: tight and clean, with no loose pages, not showing any fading, pen-marks, inscriptions or stamps, just the lower edge of the slender backstrip ever so slightly rubbed or edge worn and a few very mild signs of handling to the upper-cover. Note: apart from the superior condition this copy is also the first issue of the first edition, thus the original grey-green printed wrappers and title-page both bear the Oxford crest. A very decent copy indeed, no wrinkling, chips or creases, and so one of the best of its kind available. Comes with a custom made wrapper protector and slipcase. Mason 301.

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        Ocherki Tseilona i Indii Iz Putevikh Zametok RusskogoandnbspRusskogo Essays on Ceylon and India From the Travel Notes of a Russian

      

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        Diving for Gold in the Ancobra River

      

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        Nuevo Cocinero Americano en forma de diccionario que contiene todos los procedimientos empleados en la alta, mediana y pequeña cocina... Encontrándose en él todos los artículos importantes de las obras de esta clase que se han publicado en castellano, y otros nuevos, relativos tanto á la cocina mexicana, como a la francesa, tomados estos últimos del cocinero real

      Paris/Mexico: Libreria de Ch. Bouret, 1878. Thick octavo, 966, V pages. 5 plates. Frontispiece and illustrated title. Later printing. The was first issued in 1845 under the title Diccionario de Cocina. In these later edition, the book invokes a umber of French chefs including Beauvilliers, Careme, and Burnet. In original blind and gilt-stamped black morocco. All edges marbled. Small chip to head of spine, hinges a bit shaken. Otherwise near very good. [OCLC locates no copies of this printing, and seven of all others combined, only two in the US (Huntington & UCSD; not in Bitting, Cagle, or Vicaire].

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        Ravenna. Recited in The Theatre, Oxford, June 26, 1878.

      Thomas Shrimpton 1878 - Wilde's first work in book form in very collectable condition: tight and clean, with no loose pages, not showing any fading, pen-marks, inscriptions or stamps, just the lower edge of the slender backstrip ever so slightly rubbed or edge worn and a few very mild signs of handling to the upper-cover. Note: apart from the superior condition this copy is also the first issue of the first edition, thus the original grey-green printed wrappers and title-page both bear the Oxford crest. A very decent copy indeed, no wrinkling, chips or creases, and so one of the best of its kind available. Comes with a custom made wrapper protector and slipcase. Mason 301. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        CODE MUSULMAN (Rite Malékite - Statut réel). Texte arabe et nouvelle traduction par N. Seignette.

      Imprimerie Arnolet,, Constantine, 1878 - fort in-8 demi chagrin vert, dos à nerfs, plats de toile verte. 2 pp non chiffrées + LXVII + 749 pp. (Petite mouillure en haut du premier et du deuxième plat, uniquement au niveau du mors, manque de papier dans la partie supérieure de la première page de garde). Rare ouvrage consacré à ce précis arabe de jurisprudence du rite malékite, la codification d'une des quatre interprétations du Coran, celle de l'Imam Malek. Rédigé par un docteur égyptien du nom de Sidi Khalil qui vécut au XVIe siècle de l'ère chrétienne, celui-ci conçut en un seul digeste la matière de tous les ouvrages des docteurs du rite malékite qui l'avaient précédé. On doit une première traduction (1848) aux soins du docteur Perron, mais elle souffrait de lacunes et d'imprécisions N. Seignette, parlant exactement la langue du droit, est resté dans l'esprit de Khalil, n'ajoutant que quelques définitions, empruntées au jurisconsulte Ibn Arfa.

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        Ölgemälde: Schneebedeckter Wald im Abendlicht.

       Ausdrucksstarkes Ölgemälde des 1878 in Hasbach ( Schwaben ) geborenen und 1949 verstorbenen Künstlers. Öl auf Leinwand, alt gerahmt: Bildmaß: 67 x 60 cm ( Höhe x Breite ) / Rahmenmaß: 73 x 67 cm. Gezeigt wird ein schneebedeckter, winterlicher Laubwald ( u.a. Birken ). Rechts unten mit Otto Miller signiert, undatiert - offenbar um 1913 gemalt. Verso auf dem Rahmen oben unleserlich bezeichnet mit *Wald im Abendlicht*, unten verso am Rahmen mit handschriftlicher Notiz von alter Hand ( teils unleserlich ) *...dankbar zum Abschied 20. 8. 1913*. Der Rahmen mit kleinen Abplatzungen, ansonsten guter, farbfrischer Zustand, die Leinwand verso fleckig. ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) ( Bei größeren Ölgemälden leider nur Selbstabholung oder selbst organisierter Abtransport, hier ist kein Versand möglich ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Miller, Miller-Diflo, Ölgemälde, Gemälde, Wald, Winterwald, Schnee, Winter, Wald, Google

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        Les petits Bollandistes. Vies des saints de l\'Ancien et du Nouveau Testament (17 tomes) - Tome 1 à 14: Du 1er au 26 Janvier - Du 1er Décembre au 31 Décembre/ Tome 15: Vénérables et Personnes mortes en odeur de Sainteté/ Tome 16: Vies de Notre-Seigneur et de la Sainte Vierge - Années chrétienne - Fêtes mobiles/ Tome 17: Appendices et Tables Générales.

      Bar-le-Duc/ Bloud et Barral Libraires; 1878. 7-ième édition revue, corrigée et considérablement augmentée, je Band ca. 700 Seiten; chaque tome à 700 pages; Gebundene Ausgabe Das hier angebotene Werk stammt aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und trägt die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Schnitt und Einband sind staubschmutzig; Papier altersbedingt angebräunt/ teilweise stockfleckig; Der Gesamtzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; Orig.Halbleder; KOMPLETTPREIS für 17 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; FRANZÖSISCH!! Versandkostenfreie Lieferung mfb

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        Iconographie der Land- & Süsswasser - Mollusken

      - VI. Band. Erste bis dritte Lieferung und Vierte bis sechste Lieferung in 2 Mappen. Schwarze Ausgabe. mit vorzüglicher Berücksichtigung der europäischen noch nicht abgebildeten Arten, fortgesetzt von Dr. W. Kobelt. 1878/79. 48 und 49-157 S. gr.8. mit 15 und 13 Litho-Tafeln. (alle Tafeln in der Lieferung 1-3 obere Ecke geknickt). lose in einer Halbleinen-Mappe. (Titelblätter verblichen)(Mappen etwas fleckig)(Rü unten und oben ca. 2 cm eingerissen).2 Mappen zusammen Bild vom Einband. Kreidels. Wiesbaden. 1879. Mit Gebrauchsspuren/Used condition. Mappe/no cover. Sprache: deutsch/german. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ravenna

      Oxford: Thomas Shrimpton, 1878. First. paperback. very good(+). Recited in The Theatre, Oxford, June 26, 1878. 16p., grey-green wrappers, faded at the edges, with one short closed tear, and a tiny chip at the lower corner. Oxford: Thomas Shrimpton, 1878 The Newdigate Prize Poem. First issue of Wilde's first book, with the crest on the front wrapper & title page, and autographed- "with the author's compliments". As with the other very small number of inscribed copies, this one has a vertical crease down the middle as if once folded to fit in the pocket of someone who attended the reading. Now housed in a half morocco slipcase.

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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)." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gustave Courbet Notes et Documents Sur sa Vie son Oeuvré, Avec Huit Eaux-Fortes par A.-R. MARTIAL , ET UN DESSIN PAREDOUARD MANET

      SE VEND A PARIS-GRAVE, 1878. 1. Auflage 119 Seiten Halbledereinband, Nummeriertes Exemplar auf Japan Papier. Hier die Nummer 23

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        Album artistico della citta' d'Asti eseguito dal fotografo Vittorio Ecclesia con brevi illustrazioni di G. B. Longo ed E Maggiora-Vergano 1878

      Stabilimento Tipo-Litografico G. Dresco, Asti 1878 - Album in 8 oblungo rilegato in p. tl. edit. verde scuro con titolo oro impresso a secco al p. anteriore entro cornice con fregi contenente 16 fotografie all'albumina con bordi stondatiÂcm 23 x 17,5 ca. (misura della sola fotografia)Âmontate su cartoncino entro cornicetta raffiguranti vari scorci della citta' di Asti. Ogni fotografia e' accompagnata da un foglio seguente con un testo che descrive le principali caratteristiche del luogo o del monumento fotografato. Sono ritratti: Asti a volo d'uccello; Chiesa cattedrale (veduta di scorcio); Chiesa cattedrale (veduta a Mezzogiorno); chiesa cattedrale (interno); antico battistero di San Pietro (interno); chiesa di San Secondo e palazzo municipale; chiesa di San Martino; chiesa di S. Caterina (opera pia del Michelerio); Santuario della beata Vergine del Portone; veduta generale di piazza Alfieri; veduta parziale di piazza Alfieri; monumento a Vittorio Alfieri; palazzo ove nacque Vittorio Alfieri; palazzo di Bellino e Ottolenghi; antico teatro municiaple e osservatorio Porcelli; stabilimento della societa' enologica astigiana. Vittorio Ecclesia nacque a Pieve di Scalenghe nel 1847, mori' ad Asti nel 1928. Gia' a nove anni lavorava in bottega presso un fotografo di Torino. Nel 1870 si trasferi' ad Asti dove apri' uno studio fotografico in via San MartinoÂ10, lo studio Ecclesia,Âche diventera' poi Fotografia Alfieri. Ecclesia, fra i piu' importantiÂfotografi piemontesi dell'Ottocento, realizzo' lavori fra i quali la campagna fotografica dei castelli valdostaniÂe le foto del borgo medievale di Torino. ITA

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        Life and Education of Laura Dewey Bridgman, the Deaf, Dumb and Blind Girl

      Boston: New England Publishing Company, 1878. Cloth. Near Fine. WARMLY INSCRIBED BY MARY SWIFT LAMSON TO HER PASTOR on the front blank endpaper. A very sharp, well-preserved copy to boot of the 1878 1st edition. Clean and Near Fine in its chocolate-brown cloth, with bright, completely unflecked gilt-lettering and rule along the front panel and spine. Thick 12mo, 373 pgs. Also includes a laid-in leaf with Laura Dewey Bridgman's presumably printed pencil signature.

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        Bjørger. Fortælling af Knud Pedersen Hamsund. Trykt af Alb. Fr. Knudsen. Eget forlag,

      Bodø 1878. 124, [1] s. Samtidig fint skb. Øvre del av ytre fremre fals med en svak brist. Samtidig, eller litt nyere, ex libris (Hjalmar Lundbohm) på forsats. Samtidige stempler (H. Sundems Boghandel, Oscar Fredriksen, Bodö) på smusstittel- og tittelbl. Siste blanke blad skåret ut. For øvrig, noe tett beskåret. Likvel, et tiltalende eksemplar

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        La méthode graphique dans les sciences expérimentales et particulièrement en physiologie et en médecine (précieux exemplaire ayant appartenu succéssivement à Pierre Janet, puis à Jean Delay)

      Paris, Masson et Cie 1878 - Petit in-4° relié pleine percaline éditeur, (4), XIX, (1), 673 et (3) pages. Signalons que les exemplaires avec la reliure originale de l'éditeur couleur rouille sont très rares, ayant été tirés à peu d'exemplaire. Cet exemplaire est de plus dans un état proche du neuf. Précieux exemplaire ayant appartenu succéssivement à Pierre Janet, puis à Jean Delay. Pierre Janet est le plus grand psychiatre français du XX° siècle et meilleur élève de Charcot avec le cachet gras de bibliothèque reproduisant sa signature olographe sur la page de titre. Jean Delay est un psychiatre très important de la deuxième moitié du XX° siècle, co-inventeur du premier neuroleptique moderne, la chlorpromazine. Première édition, rare, de cet ouvrage capital qui forme l'aboutissement des travaux de médecine appliquée de Marey sur la transcription dans un langage objectif, scientifique et neutre des phénomènes physiologiques et sensorielles : "la méthode graphique [.] saisit des nuances qui échapperaient aux autres moyens d'observation [et] traduit les phases de la marche d'un phénomène avec une clarté que le langage ne possède pas". Cette publication constitue aussi un tournant : à partir de 1880, les recherches de Marey porteront principalement sur l'invention de l'image animée, sur la captation et la retranscription de corps en mouvement. Ainsi, lors de sa réédition, en 1885, le présent texte fut augmenté d'un supplément "sur le développement de la méthode graphique par la photographie". Plus de 340 figures gravées sur bois dans le texte d'appareils, de courbes et de tracés montrent l'utilisation de nouveaux appareils, entre autres inventés par Marey, servant pour des mesures physiologiques ou médicales. - - - Small 4to connected full percaline editor (4), X (1), and 673 (3) pages. Note that the copies with the original binding of the rust color editor are very rare, having been drawn to some exemplary. This copy is more in a near new condition. Precious copy that belonged successively to Janet and Jean Delay. Janet is the largest French psychiatrist of the twentieth century and the best student of Charcot with the library fatty holographic stamp reproducing his signature on the title page. Jean Delay is an important psychiatrist the second half of the twentieth century, co-inventor of the first modern antipsychotic chlorpromazine. First edition, rare, this important work which forms the culmination of applied medicine works Marey on transcription in a target language, scientific and neutral physiological and sensory phenomena: [.] "The graphical method captures nuances that escape other means of observation [and] reflects the phases of the operation of a phenomenon with clarity that the language does not have. " This publication is also a turning point in 1880, Marey's research will focus on the invention of the moving picture, on the capture and the transcript of moving bodies. Thus, at its reissue in 1885, this text was increased by a supplement "on the development of the graphical method by photography." More than 340 figures engraved on wood in the device text, curves and plots show the use of new devices, among others invented by Marey, serving for physiological or medical measures. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Inland Voyage.

      London: C. Kegan Paul 1878., 1878. FIRST EDITION OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Octavo, pp.x; 237; [1], imprint. Frontispiece by Walter Crane. Original pale blue cloth, pictorially blocked in gilt and black, coated brown endpapers, in a near-comtemporary leather-spined box. Some spotting to first and final leaves, a little browning to extremities of binding, spine panel toned. A very good copy of an important travel book, being the author's first work to be published in a book-form edition (his few previous publications were pamphlets or private printings). An account of the fledgling writer's arduous canoe journey from Antwerp to Brussels and on to France via the Oise River, during which he was suspected of being a Prussian spy by the French authorities. Later famed for adventure books such as Treasure Island and Kindnapped, Stevenson first came to attention as a travel writer with this volume, closely followed by Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes (1879), which is considered a pioneering classic of outdoor literature. Prideaux [1].

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        Zoologia Danica - Albildninger Af Danske Dyr Med Populaer Text - 2 Bände: Text und Tafelband

      Kjobenhavn (Kopenhagen), Commission Hos E. Jespersen. 1878-1907 4°. Textband mit 360 Seiten mit zahlreichen Abbildungen und Tafelband mit 33 Tafeln mit zahlreichen Abbildungen. Halbledereinbände mit Lederecken Zustand: Einband berieben, sonst sehr gut Versand D: 5,00 EUR [Dänemark, Nordsee, Fisch , Fischkunde]

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        è åœ‹åœ°èªŒç•¥è« å°„è 圖 四. [Bankoku chishi-ryaku ansha yaku-zu 4]. [Atlas of the General Topography of the World for Easy Learning ].

      Okamoto Keisuke å ¡æœ æ 介. Meiji 11. [1878]. - Edited by Hihara Shōzō 日原昌é€. Folded Japanese coloured copper engraved map of North America including Canada, Alaska, Mexico, Central America and the Carribean Islands, sheet measures 34 x 36.cm, in yellow paper covered folder 15 x 10cm. Paper title label on spine. Colour a little out of register at boundaries. Two red seals of a prior owner lower left of map, two seals read éè—¤[Endo]??(two characters are illegible). Two lines of handwriting on the lower cover of folder read "Ya ma she lo mu pa" the meaning of which is unclear but may mean "Yamashiro mura (Yamashiro village), the second line is "Endo day saburo" is likely to have been the owner of this map. This map is based on Mitchell's New School Atlas ミツチル氏ノ『ニウ ゠゠ール アトム゠ and Cornell's Companion Atlas to High School Geography ゠ルネル氏ノ『゠ムパニオム アトム゠』Cornell's Companion Atlas to High School Geography. Each state is named however it was decided not to include the names of cities, mountains, and rivers to make it easier for young people to learn the strange American names!

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        UNDER THE WINDOW

      - GREENAWAY,KATE. UNDER THE WINDOW: pictures and rhymes for children. London: George Routledge & Sons, NY 416 Broome St., no date [1878]. 7 1/2 x 9 1/2", green glazed pictorial boards, blue spine, blue endpapers, yellow edges. ligh edgewear and hinge rubbing, half-title quite foxed else VG+. 1st edition. (Schuster 201-1a) with beautiful color illustrations engraved and printed by Edmund Evans. THIS COPY IS SIGNED BY SARAH ORNE JEWETT, THE AMERICAN AUTHOR, HER COPY! A nice association. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Illustrated Historical Atlas of the Counties of Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Ontario . maps made from actual surveys by and under the supervision of by C.R. Allen, Civil Engineer

      J. H. Meacham & Co. [Engraved by Worley & Bracher, printed by F. Bourquin. Philadelphia], Toronto 1878 - (17 1/4 x 14 1/4 inches). Engraved title, numerous maps and plans (hand-coloured), views and portraits, printed on both sides of each sheet from pages 20 through 97 (plus two general maps preceding the county ones). Contemporary half morocco over cloth covered boards, upper cover lettered in gilt Provenance: L. B. Stinson (inked stamps) Scarce Canadian county atlas, with numerous maps and views. Devoted to Frontenac, Lennox and Addington counties in Ontario, this atlas includes over fifty maps and town plans, and nearly a hundred views of houses, farms and businesses, and portraits of the counties' inhabitants. The preliminary text provides a historical sketch of the region and the "Patron's Directory" in the rear includes places of residence, occupation, place of birth and year settled in each of the counties treated. As with most 19th century county atlases, the work was published strictly by subscription. Given the relatively small size of the county in terms of population, the atlas would not have been published in a large print run, resulting in its rarity today. "Despite their limitations and inaccuracies, nineteenth-century county atlases nonetheless preserve a detailed cartographical, biographical, and pictorial record . in the Victorian age" (Ristow, American Maps and Mapmakers, p. 424). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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