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        Daisy Miller: A Study, An International Episode and Four Meetings

      two volumes, contemporary-style half-leather over marbled boards, raised bands, leather labels, scattered spotting, a handsome copy. Daisy is a sprightly American girl on holiday in Europe, whose high spirits and ignorance of the conventions get her into risky situations and scandalize her compatriots; 500 copies printed; first edition; 271 and 263 pages Edel and Laurence A8b - Macmillan & Co 1879

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        THE WORKS in thirty volumes]

      Chapman and Hall,, London: 1879 - 8vo, Illustrated by the original artists, bound in green cloth, stamped in black on the covers and gilt on the spines. A very good clean set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Times 1885

      ONT>October to December 1879 - An impressively large, heavycollection of The Times newspaper. Containing each daily issue ofThe Times between the 1st of July and the 30th of December, 1879. The Times is a British daily national newspaper, first published in London in 1785 under the title The Daily Universal Register (it became The Times on 1 January 1788). The Times is the first newspaper to have borne that name, lending it to numerous other papers around the world, including The Times of India (1838), The Straits Times (1845), The New York Times (1851) and The Irish Times (1859). It is sometimes referred to as the London Times or The Times of London for distinguishing purposes. The Times is the originator of the ubiquitous Times Roman typeface, originally developed by Stanley Morison of The Times in collaboration with the Monotype Corporation for its legibility in low-tech printing. These 19th century daily issues of The Times offer an interesting window into one of the most fascinating periods in the newspaper's history:In1853 The Times was the first newspaper to send war correspondents to cover particular conflicts. W. H. Russell, the paper's correspondent with the army in the Crimean War, was immensely influential with his dispatches back to England. Such correspondents are very much visible in these pages with detailed and precise reports from all over the world provided in each issue - offering aremarkable insight into British domestic andforeign affairs in the period. Those present in this collection include reports on the Anglo-Zulu war, most notably on the battle of Ulundi, which effectually ended the conflict, Alongside these may be found a plethora ofadvertisements, classifieds,obituaries, letters to the editor and weather reports. Very scarce. Condition: In a half calf binding with moire covered boards. Externally, worn. Wear is heaviest to extremities with some minorloss evident to corners and head and tail of spine. Small scuffs and marks to bopards in places. Some slight loss to backstrip. Front joint has previously failed but has been neatly and professionally repaired from the inside. Rear joint starting but has also been strengthened from the inside. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are ingood, cleancondition with spotting to the first few pages only, alongside justa fewscattered handling marks throughout. Overall: GOOD ONLY with a VERY GOOD interior. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LIFE MOSAIC. THE MINISTRY OF SONG AND UNDER THE SURFACE

      London: James Nisbet & Co, 1879. n. Hardcover. 203 x 152 mm (8 x 6"). x, 315 pp. ANIMATED CONTEMPORARY LIGHT BROWN MOSAIC AND INTRICATELY GILT MOROCCO DONE IN AN UNUSUAL STYLE BY MUDIE (stamp-signed on verso of front free endpaper), covers with rows of flattened interlocking gilt circles punctuated by fleurons at intersections, the compartments formed by these circles containing either brown morocco with a small inlaid green morocco dot or else with inlaid red morocco enclosing a gilt lozenge; raised bands, spine gilt and inlaid in similar fashion, gilt titling, densely gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt. In a later velvet-lined folding cloth box. With three illustrated section titles, frequent floral wood-engraved decorations, and 12 chromolithographed plates (heightened with gum arabic) by the Baroness Helga von Cramm; original tissue guards. Half title somewhat foxed, intermittent very minor foxing elsewhere, but a bright, fresh copy internally, and THE BINDING IN NEARLY MINT CONDITION, entirely lustrous and unworn. This is a very attractive mosaic binding and a rare specimen from the studio of Christopher and Peter Mudie, noteworthy for its somewhat unusual circular design. According to Packer, the Mudies appear to have been a short-lived firm with limited production; he says that they are known to have worked from 1837-39 at 14 and then 15 St. Martin's Court (in St. Martin's Lane) and at 38 Princes Street, Soho. How the two were related is uncertain, but, in any case, they were undeniably quite skilled, based upon this example of their work. The author of the inspirational poetry contained here was Frances Ridley Havergal (1836-79), a popular poet, a writer of hymns, and an evangelical whose work was published in many separate volumes. Known for her Alpine scenery, Helga von Cramm (fl. 1874-1984) met Havergal in the French Alps and decided, in the latter's words, "to paint for Jesus.".

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        Insulinde. Twaalf tafereelen uit Nederlandsch-Indië, volgens teekeningen en studiën naar de natuur.

      - (Rotterdam), C.L. van Kesteren, (1879-82).Folio. Original pictorial cloth (sl. soiled). With 12 etchings after A. de Grijs by C.L. van Kesteren.* Original edition. - 'The etchings, as Ten Kate has stated, are more important from an artistic than from a strictly scientific point of view, but they at least serve to remind us of the work of a little known artist of Indonesia, A. de Grijs, whose drawings and paintings of Sumatra, Borneo and Java were the subjects of the etchings. Apart from the fact that De Grijs was the Padang agent of the Nederlandsche Handelmatschappij, little is known about him' (Bastin-Brommer p.47). Two leaves of letterpress accompany each plate. - Fine copy.Bastin-Brommer N 695; Haks & Maris p.107 and p.146. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        King's Hand-Book of Boston

      Very Good-; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Moses King Publishers; -; Second Printing; 1879; 302 pages, plus ad section; bound in brown cloth with beveled edges; elaborate gilt & black stamping. Well-illustrated. Crisp map of Boston designed expressly for the Hoosac Tiunnel Route. Deatailed compendium describing streets, bridges, railroads, steamships, wharves, hotels, restaurants, government buildings, libraries, musical societies, scientific institutions,publishers, printers, bookstores, churches, charitable organizations, homes and asylums, playhouses, secret societies, insurance companies, banks, trade exchanges, merchants, and manufacturers. Clean cover with fraying & wear to card at bottom corners; shallow chipping at spine ends. Gilt bright & intact. Firm binding, seam at front end paper showing some wear. Interior overall clean, a few spots of soil; no names or markings in text. ; First Edition Series; Packaged with care. .

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        Two ASL's. Winnipeg, 7th July 1879; Lake Francis Manitoba, 24th Dec. 1882 by Walter Dickson, Winnipeg based Canadian Geologist.

      Walter Dickson 1879 & 1882, Winnipeg & Lake Francis - Two ASL Winnipeg, 7th July 1879 (2 pages, 8v0); Lake Francis Manitoba, 24th December 1882, 3 pages, 8vo.Each to Robert Bell of the Canadian Geographical Survey. Each has terrific content regarding explorations in the Manitoba wilderness., Walter Dickson, Winnipeg based Canadian Geologist. Robert BELL explored the north and west for 34 years, including the coasts of Hudson Strait and Hudson Bay.The Geological Survey of Canada is Canada's national agency for geoscientific information and research, with world-class expertise focusing on geoscience surveys, sustainable development of Canada's resources, natural geological hazards (earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides, etc) and technology innovation. It is also the country's oldest scientific agency and one of its first government organizations. It was founded in 1842 to assist in developing a viable Canadian MINERAL industry by establishing the general geological base on which the industry could plan further detailed investigations. Throughout its long and colourful history, it has played a leading role in the exploration of Canada. Quoted from The Canadian Encyclopedia Historica-Dominion [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Evolution, Old and New. Inscribed to H. M. Paget, with a page of the manuscript

      London: Hardwicke, 1879. <p>Inscribed to His Friend, H. M. Paget, With a Page of Manuscript Tipped In</p><p>Butler, Samuel (1835-1902). Evolution, old and new. xii, 384pp., plus 32-page publisher&#39;s catalogue. London: Hardwicke & Bogue, 1897. 191 x 126 mm. Original cloth stamped in gold and black, worn, shaken, front hinge split. Light toning. Presentation copy, inscribed by Butler on the half-title: "H[enry]. M[arriott]. Paget from S. Butler with all best wishes." Leaf from Butler&#39;s autograph manuscript of this work tipped to front pastedown, containing 26 lines of text.</p><p>First Edition. Butler at first embraced Darwin&#39;s theory of evolution, then rejected its as being overly mechanistic. "The British writer Samuel Butler . . . countered Darwin&#39;s mechanical, Newtonian view of evolutionary laws operating on inert living matter, with the idea that life, far from being inert, has &#39;free will&#39; and has used it to influence its own evolution. . . . Butler believed that evolution was to a large extent controlled by its object, whereas Darwin believed that evolution was a blind force (and even chance) operating on its object. Darwin believed in design without a designer, Butler believed in design through distributed goal-driven behavior, through (indirect) cooperation" (internet reference).</p><p> Butler presented this copy of his work to his good friend, the Victorian artist and illustrator Henry Marriott Paget, noted in Henry Festing Jones&#39; biography of Butler.</p>

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        Les tristesses

      Paris, Alphonse Lemerre 1879 - Livre d'occasion 19 x 12,3 cm, broché, couverture imprimée, 1 f. blanc, faux-titre, titre, 122 pp., 1 f. n. ch. Réf. bibliographiques : Carteret II, 278. Condition : Edition originale du second recueil de poésie de l'auteur, dont il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Exemplaire enrichi d'un envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à la poétesse Madame [Louise-Victorine] Ackermann à qui le poème L'infini figurant en fin d'ouvrage est dédié. Rare et belle provenance. 500g. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Journal of The Franklin Institute (1866-1879)

      The Franklin Institute, at their Hall, Philadelphia 1879 - Periodical magazine. 27 Volumes. Octavos. Illustrated with engraved and lithographic plates and maps, many folding. A consecutive run of volumes 82-108 (July-December 1866, January-December 1879) of *The Journal of The Franklin Institute*, an important scientific journal established in 1826 to document scientific, engineering, and technological achievements throughout the nation, and to publish descriptions of American patented inventions. Ex-library set with bookplates or small ink stamps on the front pastedowns, most volumes in contemporary half morocco and marbled paper boards, six rebound in full beige linen cloth, and the first volume (v.82) is unbound with all six issues in the original printed wrappers. Many of the half morocco volumes have detached boards and scattered tears, else overall a good set. Founded by Thomas P. Jones in 1826, it became the most important journal devoted to the development of inventive talent in the United States. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Council Book of the Corporation of Kinsale, From 1652 to 1800

      J. Billings and Sons, Guildford, Surrey 1879 - Title continues: edited from the original with annals and appendices compiled from public and private records. 447 pages, 9 plates. Red cloth hardcover with guilt lettering. Good condition except for spine wear. Paste-on frontis map, with age spots . Interior clean and solid, Cover mainly clean with fading on one corner, spine fading, and binding solid except spine feels weak but pages firm and clean, corner of boards bumped and lightly worn. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Selected Speeches and Reports on Finance and Taxation, from 1859 to 1878

      New York: D. Appleton and Company. 1879. First. First edition. Half morocco and marbled paper covered boards. Rubbed at the extremities, and a small piece of leather peeled on the rear board, else a near fine copy. Inscribed by John Sherman to leading American banker, financier, and philanthropist George F. Baker, who provided much of the initial funding for the Harvard Business School. Laid in are two Autograph Letters Signed by Sherman to Baker. The first letter, two pages, is undated and asks if Baker can provide copies of this book, then no longer available, as "I understand you have some copies taken by the Syndicate then selling U.S. Bonds." The second, a single page dated January 5, 1895, tells Baker not to send copies as Sherman intends to reprint the volume. John Sherman, the brother of William Tecumseh Sherman, was a powerful Senator from Ohio during and after the Civil War. He served as Secretary of State and also as Secretary of the Treasury where he was the principal author of the Sherman Antitrust Act. A nice association. .

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        Short Studies on Great Subjects

      Longmans, Green & Co., London - Four volumes, London, Longmans, Green & Co., new edition, first three volumes 1879, fourth and final volume 1898. 8º (172 x 113 mm.), pp. vi, 662, 598, 558, 572. Bound by Rivière in full polished tree calf, spines with raised bands gilt in compartments and with contrasting lettering-pieces, gilt roll border to boards, inner dentelles gilt, marbled edges and endpapers. Internally clean and fresh, a very fine set.

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        Origines De La Tactique Francaise. 2 Volumes.

      Dumaine., Paris. 1879 - 609 + 810pp, illustrations, list of source authors. Text in FRENCH. Description of military tactics of the ancient Greeks to Henri IV, preceded by a short presentation of the successive transformations of tactics, the former until the war of 1870. Bindings are clean and tight. light wear, corners rubbed, contents are clean and tight. Inscreption of thanks and respects from the author to title page of Vol:1 and similar to Vol: 2, both signed. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Travels and Researches Among The Lakes and Mountains of Eastern & Central Africa

      John Murray, London 1879 - Elton was an important player in raising awareness of the African slave trade. He was British Consul to Zanzibar [1873-75] & H. B. M. Consul at Mozambique from 1875 until he died. He says in his dedication to Col.The Hon. Wenman Clarence Walpole Coke that "I realised that any work touching upon the slave trade demanded a completely separate treatment" to anything he had written previously. Edited & completed by H. B. Cotterill with maps & illustrations. Introductory chapter by Frederic Holmwood, Assistant Political Agent, Zanzibar & Preface by Horace Waller. Quarter calf, marbled boards, 417pp. Five raised bands, with gold gilt titles & vignettes to spine. Binding tight with hinges starting but strong. No owner inscriptions. Wood engravings incl. frontis & portrait of Captain Elton. More than 40 illustrations, many with by tissue guard protectors - 'sketches taken upon the spot' principally by the author, but with contributions by Mr. Moorman, RN & Lieutenant Ogle, RN. Two fold-out maps, both very good - one of Dar-Es-Salam to Kilwa; the other of Nyassa by H. B. Cotterill. Index refers to a third map at rear which is not present but there is no sign of removal, however there is in fact a third fold-out which is of Livingstonia, Lake Nyassa. Book is very good with minor foxing scattered, but v. clean. Calf corners, edges, spine showing wear. Early neat repair at frontis, quite sound. *** First Edition, Slave Trade, African History, Maps, Illustrations. 1200 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Sketch Indicating the Advancement of the Surveys of the Public Lands and the Military Topographical and Geographical Surveys West of the Mississippi.

      Corps of Engineers U.S. Army c. 1879, United States - Colour lithographed map. Shows railroad surveys, Indian and military reservations, etc. Printed on 2 sheets, joined., Size : 825x1305 (mm), 32.48x51.38 (Inches), Hand Colored in Outline Excellent; laid down on acid free canvas for long term preservation.

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        The Connoisseur

      n.p., 1879 - Glindoni (1852-1913) was a London artist of historic and figure subjects who exhibited at the Royal Academy. Here his costume works set in the 17th and 18th century gained great success Black chalk, heightened with white on gray paper 12-7/8 x 8-1/8 inches signed and dated lower left "H. Glindoni 1879". [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        LIBRO DE CETRERÍA DE EL PRÍNCIPE DON JUAN MANUEL Y LIBRO DE LA CAZA DE LAS AVES DEL CANCILLER PERO LÓPEZ DE AYALA

      0 - Discurso y notas de José Gutiérrez de la Vega. Col. Bibl. Venatoria. Madrid. Imp. y fundición de M. Tello. 1879. Tomo único (Vol. 3º de la Col. de 5) 1ª edic. impresa. 18x12 cm. CI + 359 págs. papel de hilo, letras capitulares, cabeceras y Cum d' Lams, portadas a dos tintas, cortes sin desbarbar, plena piel, nervios, guardas al agua. Firma anterior propietario. Perfecto y raro ejemplar [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        LA NEUVAINE DE CYTHERE

      1879 - reliure mosaïquée (signée par Dervois F. - binding with patchwork leather) demi-maroquin à coins vert (binding signed half morocco with corners by Dervois F.) grand in-octavo, dos 5 nerfs ornés de filets perlés (spine with 5 raised bands illuminated with a gilt beaded line) - entre-nerfs à double filets or à fleuron mosaïqué et rinceaux (between the raised bands double gilt lines - floweret with patchwork leather - with foliages executed in the curved lines) - titre frappé or (gilt title), mors et coins à filets or (joints and corners with gilt line), papier peigné aux plats (cover with painting paper), tête dorée (top edge gilt) - gouttière long papier rogné (fore-edge great paper cut down), marque-page en tissu (bookmark in tissue), pages de garde peignées à motif "bouquet" (painting endpaper), tirage limité à 325 exemplaires sur papier Vergé Raisin (limited edition - 325 copies were printed), illustrations : 1 portrait en frontispice de l'auteur et 9 vignettes dessinées par Frédéric Goupil-Fesquet ou Fresquet (frontispiece portrait and 9 pictures drawn by Frédéric Goupil-Fesquet or Fresquet), XII+158 pages, 1879 à Paris A. Barraud Libraire-Editeur, notice de (Note of) Charles Monselet sur l'Auteur (on the author) - très belle reliure en bon état (beautiful binding in very good condition) [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Lejonpar.

      - Utförd under Liljefors korta elevtid på Konstakademien. Efter förberedande studier för ritmästare C. G. Holmgren i Uppsala började Liljefors vid akademien 1879, men 1882 hade hans ursprungliga entusiasm övergått i besvikelse. Han fick en uppsträckning för bristande närvaro, men ansåg sig inte ha mer att lära i Stockholm och anträdde i stället på hösten 1882 sin första utrikes studieresa.I Nationalmuseum finns åtskilliga teckningar av Liljefors som föreställer tigrar, men bara ett blad som visar lejon (NMH 75/1941). Kolteckning. Signerad »Bruno Liljefors» och daterad 1881, då Liljefors endast var 21 år gammal. 25 × 30 cm (dagermått). Fäst på kartong. Inramad.

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        Aegypten in Bild und Wort. Dargestellt von unseren ersten Künstlern.

      Stuttgart und Leipzig, Hallberger,, ohne Jahr (1879-1880).. Zweite unveränderte Aufl. VI. 387 S.; XII, 432 S. zahlreiche oft ganzseitige Holzstich-Illustrationen, 2 farbige lithographische Karten. Original-Halbledereinbände, dreiseitiger Goldschnitt, Vorderdeckel-Prägung, türkisfarbene Glasperlen, mit EINEM Original-Schutzumschlag, jeweils im Schuber, ca. 31 x 39 cm.. Die Schuber etwas berieben und bestossen, leicht beschädigt und etwas fleckig. Schutzumschlag mit Beschädigungen (durch die Perlen bedingt). Lediglich ein Schutzumschlag vorhanden. Einbände minimal berieben. Insgesamt schöne und saubere Exemplare.

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        Daisy Miller, A Study.

      Harper and Brothers. New York [1879] - First Edition, later issue. Original printed publisher's wrappers. 16vo. Part of the publisher's "Half-Hour Series" and one of James's scarcest titles. This copy with copyright date of 1877 at front wrapper, date of 1878 at copyright page, no date at title page and 100 titles for this series listed in ads. First Issue has 78 listed titles in ads and date of 1879 at title page. This present copy is a very early printing. A very nice unsophisticated crisp example of this very fragile book, with only minor edge wear and with only a cm of spine paper lacking at lower spine end, else wrappers complete and clean. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Et dukkehjem;

      Copenhagen: Gyldendalske Boghandels Forlag (F. Hegel & Søn),, 1879-99. Hedda Gabler; Bygmester Solness; John Gabriel Borkman; NÃ¥r vi døde vÃ¥gner. 5 volumes, octavo (172 x 111 mm). Original cloth in different colours, titles and extensive decorations to spines and front boards in black and gilt, publisher&#39;s device and decorative frame to rear boards in blind, all edges gilt, patterned endpapers, bound silk bookmarks. Bookplate of Hans Thorsen to front pastedown of Hedda Gabler; ownership inscription to front flyleaf. Extremities a touch rubbed, minor wear to spine ends, mild toning and occasional minor spotting to margins of text blocks, light foxing to text block of Et dukkehjem and to endpapers and flyleaves of NÃ¥r vi døde vÃ¥gner. Otherwise an excellent, bright set. First editions in Dano-Norwegian of five of Ibsen&#39;s plays, including A Doll&#39;s House, Hedda Gabler, The Master Builder, John Gabriel Borkman, and When We Dead Awaken, all in the publisher&#39;s richly gilt decorative cloth. Initially working with various publishers based in Oslo, Ibsen changed publisher with Brand (1866), moving to the Danish Gyldendalske Boghandel. Fredrik Hegel, the publisher, considered Ibsen&#39;s language a tad too provincial and requested the author avoid what Hegel considered Norwegianisms. While Brand was published without revisions, "Ibsen would later adhered to Hegel&#39;s wishes to some degree, and in a letter to Hegel written in 1868 regarding De unges forbund [The League of Youth], [Ibsen] writes that &#39;the play is the most artistically refined work I have ever written, and I doubt, that one will find in it a single distinctly Norwegian expression, that does not fit the Copenhagen scene&#39;" (Falkenberg, "Ibsens sprÃ¥k", in SprÃ¥knytt 2000:1-2; cataloguer&#39;s translation).

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        Notes by a Naturalist on the "Challenger," Being an Account of Various Observations Made During the Voyage of H.M.S. "Challenger" Round the World, in the Years 1872-1876, Under the Commands of Capt. Sir G. S. Nares, R.N., . And Capt. F. T. Thomson, R.N

      MacMillan and Co., London - 1879, 1st edition. () Very good. xvi,620pp. Octavo in original brown cloth , gilt top edge and coated black endpapers with two coloured lithograph plates (including frontispiece), woodcut illustrations in text and folding coloured map (at end). Some minor wear to extremities with bookplate of previous owners on front endpapers and some scattered light foxing. An account of the zoology and natural history discovered by the naturalist Henry Nottidge Moseley (1844-1891) on the Royal Society sponsored 'Challenger' expedition to primarily the Southern Hemisphere and Antarctica. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Egoist. A Comedy in Narrative

      three volumes, original cloth, spines bumped and a trifle chipped, spines a trifle rubbed at head ex circulating library with traces of removal of labels upper covers, corners bumped, pressure marks to leading edges of covers, advertisement leaf volume I, publisher's catalogue volume II dated 8.79, purpose-made slipcase, scattered spotting, good. from the library of (Milbanke) Ralph (Gordon Noel), second Earl of Lovelace and thirteenth Baron of Wentworth (author of &#145;Astarte&#146;) with his armorial bookplate front pastedowns; first edition; 337, 320 and 353 pages; keywords: fiction; - C Kegan Paul & Co 1879

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        Juegos Florales. Certamen abierto en 1878 para celebrar el regio enlace de S. M. el Rey Don Alfonso XII con S. A. R. Doña María de las Mercedes de Orleans / Precede "Noticia Histórica de los Juegos Florales", por Víctor Balaguer; Discurso sobre la "Inmortalidad de las Grandezas Intelectuales", por el Sr. Marqués de Valmar

      - PRIMERA EDICION.- Madrid: Imp. y Litografía Municipal, 1879.- XLVI,156 pp. + 28 p. de una partitura con música de D. Tomás Bretón y letra de D. Francisco Luis de Retes, titulado "AUSIAS MARCH, himno; 4º (27 cm.); papel ahuesado; Media Piel Chagrén, lomo cuajado, cortes dorados y tapas con planchas en seco y firmada al pie del lomo por el famoso encuadernador "MENARD".- Los planos de la encuadernación con alguna pequeña mancha, el margen interno de las hojas del primer pliego tienen unas pequeñas marcas de óxido; pero en general mágnífico estado. RARO EJEMPLAR. Libro en español [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Der canadische Robinson, Abenteuer und Erlebnisse eines jungen Deutschen in den Hinterwäldern von Canada, Eine Erzählung für die Jugend, Mit feinen Farbdruck-Bildern,

      Bagel, Mülheim, 1879 - Mülheim, Bagel o.J. (1879), 159 S., OHLwd., 1. Auflage, vord. Gelenk rissig, sonst gut erhalten vord. Gelenk rissig, sonst gut erhalten [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Das Königreich Bayern. Seine Denkwürdigkeiten und Schönheiten mit Beiträgen von R. Gadermann, B. Grueber, Fr. Lampert, Hrch. Noé, C. von Spruner und mit Bildern namhafter Künstler.

      Franz,, München, 1879 - 6 Teile in 2 Bänden. München, Franz, (1879-1881). 4°. VII, (I), XLVIII, 116 S., 52 S., 68 S.; VII, 92 S., 108 S., 63 S. Mit 250 (von 252) Stahlstichansichten auf 227 (von 229) Tafeln. HLdr.-Bde. der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückentiteln und etwas Rückenvergoldung. 1. Teil: Oberbayern. Mit 79 Ansichten auf 75 Tafeln cplt. Im Rand stockfleckig: Freiburg, Dom - Gmund und Kaltbrunn - Kirche zu Pipping - Schliersee - Schliersee, Weinbergkapelle - Tegernsee - Weber an der Wand - München (praktisch alle Ansichten). 2. Teil: Niederbayern. 20 Ansichten auf 15 Tafeln cplt. Im Rand stockfleckig: Ortenburg (schwach st.) - Passau (dito) - Trausnitz, Schlosshof. 3. Teil: Oberpfalz und bayerischer Wald. 35 Ansichten auf 30 Tafeln cplt. Im Rand wasserrandig: Eschenbach - Hipoltstein (stark w.) - Kloster Kastl - Neumarkt, Marktplatz - Schloss Prunn (stark w.). - Im Rand stockfleckig: Donaustauf - Engelsburg - Hals bei Passau (leicht st.) - Metten, Benediktinerabtei (1 Stockfleck) - Nabburg, Pfarrkirche (leicht st.) - Regenstburg, vom Calvarienberg (1 Stockfleck) - Runding (leicht st.) - Walderbach (dito) - Walhalla (stakr st.) - Prüfning / Winzer. 4. Teil: Oberfranken. 36 Ansichten auf 35 Tafeln cplt. Alle im Rand stock- oder wasserrandig ausser: Bamberg - Bamberg, Dom Aussenansicht - Bamberg, Dom Innenansicht - Bamberg, unterirdische Kapelle - Streitberg - Schloss Thurnau. 5. Teil: Mittel- und Unterfranken. 44 Ansichten auf 42 Tafeln cplt. Alle im Rand stock- oder wasserrandig ausser: Ansbach - Ansbach, Johanniskirche - Ansbach, Katholische Kirche - Aschaffenburg, Dom - BBeilngries - Kissingen, eiserner Pavillon - Mainberg - Nürnberg, Brunnen am Marktplatz - Wiesentheid, Schloss (eingebunden im Bd. 1, 2. Teil) - Würzburg - Würzburg, Festung und Brücke. 6. Teil: Schwaben und Neuburg. 36 (von 38) auf 30 (vom 32) Tafeln (fehlen Immenstadt und Wertachthal). Im Rand stockfleckig: Alpsee mit Bühl - Weiler Gerstruben (schwach st.) - Hintersteinthal - Hohenschwangau (schwach st.) - Kempten - Mindelburg und Mindelheim - Niedersonthofer-See - Nördlingen, Rathaus (schwach st.) - Schöllang bei Sonthofen - Sonthofen (1 Stockfleck) - Spielmannsau - Walzerschanze. (Die Bände am Rücken verkehrt angeschrieben. Kanten bestossen. Bad. 1 (recte 2) am Rücken berieben). HLdr.-Bde. der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückentiteln und etwas Rückenvergoldung. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HISTORIA DE LAS SOCIEDADES SECRETAS ANTIGUAS Y MODERNAS

      Galeria literaria, Murcia y Marti editores - Madrid. 1879-1880, Establecimiento tipográfico de Montegrifo y Compañía. 2VOL. 538Pág+646Pág+18 Bellos grabados. Pasta española. 28X20. Muy rara obra. Ref A 1. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Evolution, Old & New; or, the theories of Buffon, Dr. Erasmus Darwin, and Lamarck, as compared with that of Mr. Charles Darwin

      Hardwicke and Bogue, 1879 - End-papers slightly browned and light spotting at edges, but an exceptionally nice, bright copy Original red cloth, decorated in black and lettered in gilt and black [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Libros de Cetrería de El Príncipe y El Canciller / Con un discurso y notas del Excmo. Sr. D. José Gutiérrez de la Vega

      - EDICION DE BIBLIOFILO.- Madrid: Imp. y Fundición de M. Tello, 1879.- Las 2 obras en un TOMO UNICO de CI p., [1 h.] + 359 p.: Viñetas capitulares; 8º (19 cm.); Portada a dos tintas; Esmerada impresión sobre excelente papel de hilo verjurado; Parcialmente intonso y con todas sus barbas; Tela Ed. con 2 tejuelos.- (Biblioteca Venatoria de Gutiérrez de la Vega. Vol. 3º).- Las cubiertas algo rozadas, y su borde superior un poco tostado. Interior impecable. Aunque no lo indica en el libro, es edición de corta tirada. CONTIENE: "Libro de la Caza del Príncipe Don Juan Manuel", códice del siglo XIV, inédito hasta ahora, y que es impreso POR VEZ PRIMERA EN ESTA COLECCION. Y la otra obra es el "Libro de la Caza de las Aves, et de sus plumage, et dolencias, et melecinamientos" del Canciller Pero López de Ayala, códice del siglo XIV.{ Libro en español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Antiquités Canariennes ou Annotations sur l'Origine des Peuples qui occupèrent les Iles Fortunées, depuis les Premiers Temps jusqu'a l'Époque de leur Conquête. Par Sabin Berthelot Ancien Secretaire Général de la Société de Gégraphie de Paris

      E. Plon, Paris 1879 - 2 h., 251 p., 1 h. 20 litografías, algunas de ellos en color.Cubiertas originales.Buen ejemplar, conservando todas sus barbas.Completo estudio ilustrado sobre los descubrimientos y yacimientos arqueológicos de las Islas Canarias. El autor, antiguo secretario de la Sociedad Geográfica de París e hijo adoptivo de Santa Cruz de Tenerife, publicó la importante 'Histoire Naturelle des Iles Canaries'. Contiene copiosa información sobre los pueblos primitivos que poblaron el archipiélago canario desde sus orígenes hasta su conquista. Las litografías muestran restos arqueológicos, inscripciones, y objetos de uso de los aborígenes. Palau, 28451

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        A Brand Plucked from the Fire: An Autobiographical Sketch

      Cleveland, Ohio: Printed for the Author by W.F. Schneider. 1879. First. First edition. 124pp. Red-brown cloth stamped in black and gold. Some mottling to the boards, else a near fine copy. Autobiographical account by a New York-born child of slaves who became an evangelist and antislavery lecturer. Foote spoke against the institution of slavery employing her faith as the basis for her beliefs. .

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        Histoire Des Romains - Depuis Les Temps Les Plus Recules Jusqu'a l'Invasion Des Barbares. (7 Volumes)

      Librairie Hachette 1879 -1885, Paris - vg/0 some minor corner wear. Previous owners stamp on reverse of FFEP in all volumes illustrated with 3450 Engravings; 49 Maps, 2 plan, 50 Chromolitographs large 4to full green leather elaborately gilt with Roman Seals and Armorials [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Suisse, études et voyages à travers les 22 cantons.

      Paris: Hachette, 1879-1880 - 2 volumes grand in-4; vi, 714p. et [iv], 722p.; 750 gravures sur bois dont de nombreuses à pleine page. Reliure d'éditeur en plein maroquin vert, dos à nerfs, armes de la Suisse en rouge et or frappées sur le plat supérieur, dentelles intérieures, gardes décorées de l'éditeur, tranches dorées. Quelques rares rousseurs marginales, minimes éraflures et frottis mais un bel exemplaire frais. Un beau voyage à travers la Suisse et ses paysages: Genève, les cantons de Vaud et du Valais, Berne, Unterwalden, Lucerne, Zoug, le Tessin et les Grisons, Fribourg, Neuchatel. Ouvrage monumental superbement illustré. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Suisse. Ouvrage orné de 750 gravures sur bois.

      1879 - Paris, Hachette & Cie., 1879-1880. 2 forts volumes in-folio, 714 p. et 722 p., cart. éditeur percaline rouge, plats et dos richement ornés, tranches dorées (rousseurs). Fameux et monumental ouvrage, ici dans le superbe cartonnage éditeur en très bel état. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable.

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        Histoire des romains, depuis les temps les plus reculés jusqu'à l'invasion des barbares, 7 volumes

      Hachette 1879 - in-8 674 + 838 + 804 + 841 + 814 + 690 + 737 pages illustré de 2500 gravures dessinées d'après l'antique et de 100 cartes et plans, 50 chromolithographies, ombres dos, menus défauts d'usages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LA VALDINIEVOLE ILLUSTRATA nella storia naturale, civile ed ecclesiastica, dell'agricoltura, delle industrie e delle arti belle per di Pescia. Opera postuma pubblicata per cura della famiglia e preceduta da un Discorso sulla vita e sulle opere dell'Autore scritto dal Dottore Angiolo Bertacchi.

      Vannini,, Pescia, 1879 - 2 voll. in-8 gr., pp. XXXII, 344; 372, bella leg. m. pelle coeva con carta dec. ai piatti, tit. e fregi oro ai d. Importante opera suddivisa in due parti: la prima tratta della storia geologica della valle, l'uomo antico e la storia naturale, mentre la seconda è dedicata all'arte con notizie di pitture, sculture, illustri artisti, etc. Raro. Manca a Lozzi. Belliss. esempl. [MM1-077]

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        A E I - Arabia Egypt India - A Narrative of Travel

      William Mullan and Son, London 1879 - pp viii, 488 plus 12 plates and 2 maps, 1 folding. Also with two illustrations in the text and a small vignette on the title page. Short tear in the folding map without loss. A neat stamp in the margin of one page "Burton Hill Petworth". Recently professionally rebound in a quarter red morocco with raised bands and gilt lettering on the spine and red cloth covered boards. Includes contributions by Richard Burton. A handsome copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Über den zweiten Hauptsatz der mechanischen Wärmetheorie.

      Ackermann,, München, 1879 - München, Ackermann, 1879. 61 S. OBrosch. EA. - Gbrsp., T. geringfügig fleckig, Rücken durch Leinenstreifen fachmännisch verstärkt. - Extrem seltene Schrift Planck's. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        John Lothrop Motley: A Memoir.

      Boston. Riverside Press, Cambridge. Houghton, Osgood and Company. 1879. - First Edition, one of an unspecific number of Large Paper Copies from the Large Paper Edition. Special dated presentation is 1878 which might make this a pre-publication copy.  John Lothrop Motley (1814&#150;77), American historian and diplomat, b. Dorchester, Mass. Author of two novels concerning Thomas Morton (1839 and 1849), as well as a number of articles for the North American Review. Motley&#146;s study of the history of the Netherlands resulted in The Rise of the Dutch Republic (3 vol., 1856), long a standard work and a popular success, and History of the United Netherlands (4 vol., 1860&#150;67). His last work, The Life and Death of John of Barneveld, appeared in 1874. Motley had spent a short period in 1841 as secretary of the U.S. legation at St. Petersburg and later was minister to Austria (1861&#150;67). President Grant appointed him minister to Great Britain in 1869, but difficulties arising from Motley&#146;s tendency to ignore the instructions of Secretary of State Hamilton Fish and from Grant&#146;s animosity toward his sponsor and friend, Charles Sumner, caused him to be relieved of his post in 1870. Signed/Presentation copy: "Henry H. A. Beach With the kind regards of his friend Oliver Wendell Holmes Dec. 25th 1878." Beach was apparently a medical student at Harvard and friend of Oliver Wendell Holmes. Very Good Plus in woven terracotta cloth and bevelled boards stamped brightly in gold on the front boards and the spine. Very clean, tight, and attractive with the top edge gilded. With light rubbing to the extremities and a little creasing to the top of the spine. With a faint whitish smudge between the gilded lettering "John and Lothrop" at the top of the spne. A very handsome, collectible, signed presentation copy. Scarce with an 1878 dated presentation inscription. First Edition, one of an unspecific number of Large Paper Copies from the Large Paper Edition. Special dated presentation is 1878 which might make this a pre-publication copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Cousin Henry. A Novel

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1879 - First edition with half titles and ads as called for. 2 vols., 8vo. . Original sky blue ribbed cloth, blocked in black, spines are a little dull and rubbed at top, slightly cocked, lending library labels removed from upper covers. A very good copy of an unusual title. Sadleir [56] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Speeches and Addresses [A collection of 19th century political pamphlets professionally bound in 1 volume]

      Various publishers, 1879-1885 - Description: 1v., various paginations ; 22cm. A collection of 11 political pamphlets professionally bound in 1 volume. Subjects: Political speeches -- 19th century -- Great Britain -- Ireland -- Politics and government -- Law and legislation -- History -- Essays, addresses, speeches etc. Contents includes speeches by the Marquis of Hartington, 1879; Marquess of Hartington, 1882; Lord Rosebery, 1884; W. E. Gladstone, 1881 & 1883; Goldwin Smith, 1882; G, J, Goschen, 1883; Thomas Erskine, 1881; Joseph Chamberlain, 1881; Lyon Playfair, 1883; George J. Goschen, 1885. Notes: Bound by DeCoverly. Full details of each pamphlet, and additional scans, available on request. Very good copy bound in contemporary 1/2 leather over marbled boards. Gilt-blocked leather label to spine with raised bands. Slight suggestion only of dust-dulling and rubbing to the spine bands and panel edges. Scattered foxing to first few pages. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 1 Kg. 1 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE WORKS OF WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY - 24 VOLUMES COMPLETE

      Smith, Elder & Co., London 1879 - each volume approx. 350-400 pages in 24 volumes comprising the complete works. 5 1/2 x 7 3/4 in. Dark red morocco binding at spine and corners with marbled boards, edges of text block and end papers marbled, 5 raised bands, gilt lettering on spine, each volume with several b&w illustrations. Condition of each volume is GOOD+: wear and light soiling overall, heavier wear to spine edges- hinges appear sound, light scuffing to boards, spines darkened and a bit dry, edges of text blocks darkened- top edges very dark, in each volume some pages with light spotty foxing- otherwise pages clean, bindings tight. Vol. 8- front hinge a bit loose, one small tear to leather st top front spine corner. Vol. 10- heavier wear to cover boards. Vol. 11- much heavier wear to spine edges and ends. Vol. 19- ding to rear upper cover edge. Vol. 23- small piece of top spine end missing. Vol. 24- larger ding to rear upper cover edge, top spine end worn. Fiction, RGR. 0.0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Schriftsteller (1875-1955; Nobelpreis 1929): Eigenh. Postkarte (beidseitig beschrieben, Adresse in lateinischer Schrift) m. U. "T.M." München 9. III. 1926. Mit nur schwach abgedrucktem Absenderstempel (Dr. Thomas Mann / MÜNCHEN / Poschingerstrasse 1.").

      . . Thomas Mann bedankt sich sehr persönlich bei dem österr. Schriftsteller, und Diplomaten Paul Zifferer (1879-1929) in Paris: "Lieber Herr Zifferer, ich bin tief gerührt [im Original unterstrichen] von der Mühe, die Sie sich gegeben haben. Ihren Brief neben mir, fühle ich mich viel sicherer, und was ich nicht brauche, wird doch 'hinter der Szene spuken' wie F o n t a n e sagte. Ein erster Abschnitt der 'Re c h e n s c h a f t ' soll im Maiheft der R u n d s c h a u [ Die Neue Rundschau'] erscheinen. / Ihnen und Ihrer Gattin alles Liebe / Ihr T. M." [im Original unterstrichen]. - // - Th. Mann hatte sich im Januar neun Tage als inoffizieller Kulturbotschafter Deutschland in den Zeiten der französichen Rheinlandbesetzung in Paris aufgehalten. Dort lernte er Zifferer kennen, den er offenbar gebeten hat, ihn für seinen "Pariser Rechenschaftsbericht" mit Informationen zu versorgen. - Die Resselgasse im Wiener Stadtteil Essling wurde 1955 in Zifferergasse umbenannt, um den ehemaligen Feuilletonredakteur der "Neuen Freien Presse" (Wien) und Diplomaten Paul Zifferer zu ehren. Dieser war und zur Zeit unserer Karte Hofrat an der österreichischen Gesandtschaft in Paris. In Wien gehörte er zum Freundeskreis Schnitzlers und Hofmannsthals. - Thomas Manns Erzählung "Pariser Rechenschaft" erschien erstmals in drei Fortsetzungen in der Neuen Rundschau', der literarischen Monatszeitschrift des Fischer Verlags von 1926 und wurde 1964 sogar als Band 815 der Insel-Bücherei gedruckt. - Ecken etwas knittrig. Schwacher Wasserfleck unter dem Unterstrich der Unterschrift, sonst gut. - In der Woche bis zum 12. 10. stelle ich auf der Frankfurter Antiquariatsmesse (Halle 6.0) aus. - Deshalb kann ich Ihre Bestellungen erst ab dem 13. Oktober bearbeiten. - DANKE FÜR IHRE FREUNDLICHE GEDULD!

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        JULY &#39;79. ST. LOUIS AND SAN FRANCISCO RAILWAY. THE ONLY DIRECT LINE FROM ST. LOUIS TO PEIRCE CITY, GRANBY, NIOSHO, VINITA, CARTHAGE, WEBB CITY, COLUMBUS, OSWEGO, AND JOPLIN. EXPRESS TRAINS DAILY TO AND FROM UNION DEPOT SAINT LOUIS

      Woodward & Tiernan & Hale, Printers, 1879., 1879. First edition. Printed in blue a 14" x 23" sheet, opens to a color map, St. Louis & San Francisco Railway, The Short Line to the Great Southwest, showing their lines from St. Louis across Missouri, Indian Territory, Texas, and New Mexico, with a rate chart along the right side, and showing the proposed line from mid-Indian Territory down to Sulphur Spring, Texas, to joint the already established line of the Texas Pacific Railway. The back side features 14 3 1/4&#39; x 6 3/4" panels of time tables, a view of a Pullman drawing room and sleeping car on the Vinita Route, through Missouri and Indian Territory to Texas, and panels describing a million acres of choice land available in Missouri. Two slight splits, light wear, else a very good copy.

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        Beitrage zur allgemeinen Nerven- und Muskelphysiologie. 18 offprints ex-libris Henry Head

      1879. 1st edition. <p>Henry Head&#39;s Copy</p><p> Hering, Ewald (1834-1918) & Biedermann, Wilhelm (1852-1929). Hering, Ewald (1834-1918) & Biedermann, Wilhelm (1852-1929). Beiträge zur allgemeinen Nerven- und Muskelphysiologie. 18 offprints from Sitz. der k. Akad. d. Wiss., bound together in 1 vol., 8vo. c. 500pp. Numerous folding charts. [Prague], 1879-85. 240 x 165 mm. Contemporary cloth, recased, original spine repaired, some original wrappers preserved. Some browning but very good. Biedermann&#146;s ownership stamp on 1st & 4th parts. Ownership inscription of neurologist Henry Head (1861-1940), dated 1886, on verso of free endpaper and his signature on cover of last part. Ms. table of contents of the volume in Head&#146;s hand on front free endpaper, and a full-page pencil doodle of a medieval knight on the last page of part XII also probably by him.</p><p>First Edition. Neurologist Henry Head&#146;s set of 18 facsicules of the treatise on electrophysiology written by Hering (6 parts) and his pupil Biedermann (12 parts) and published in the Sitz. der k. Akad. d. Wiss. A further five facsicules (nos. 19-23) were issued between 1886, when Head assembled this collection, and 1888.</p><p>Hering, one of the foremost German physiologists of the 19th century, succeeded Purkyne at the German University of Prague, where he spent 25 years studying sensory physiology and electrical phenomena in nerve and muscle. Biedermann worked with Hering until 1888; and the above work is the record of their collaboration. Building upon this work, Biedermann published his Elektrophysiologie (G-M 644) in 1895; this was the first exhaustive work on the subject, superseding Du Bois-Reymond&#39;s Untersuchungen uber thierische Elektrizitat (1848) as the master text on electrophysiology. The English neurologist Henry Head, best known as the subject of the experiment described in his and W. H. R. Rivers&#39;s "A human experiment in nerve division" (Garrison-Morton 1302; see also G-M 1298-99 & 1304), also studied under Hering at Prague from 1884 to 1886; given the date of his ownership inscription, he may have received this collection of offprints from Biedermann as a parting gift. DSB. Brazier, Hist. Neurophys. 19th Cent., pp. 72; 95-96. DNB for Head. </p>

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        Histoire Des Romains - Depuis Les Temps Les Plus Recules Jusqu'a l'Invasion Des Barbares.

      Paris. Librairie Hachette. 1879. - New Edition. Illustrated with 50 brilliantly illuminated full page tissue-guarded chromolithographic plates. Further illustrated with over 3400 gravure engravings and 30 colour maps. 7 Volumes. Thick 4to. Bound in extravagantly ornate gilt pictorial red Morocco depicting gilt tooled Roman emblematic seals and large embellishment of armour, eagles and statuary to front and rear covers. Gilt tooled spine compartments embellished with seals and laurel leaves. Raised bands. White silk moire endsheets. a.e.g. A monumental work in a most impressive Hachette gilt binding - truly one of the most stunning bindings we've encountered. Sumptuously illustrated with eye-boggling, iridescent Chromolithographs, this extremely rare set is a true work of design art. Some chipping to head and tailpieces to various volumes with some small bits lacking, hinges rubbed on various volumes, some corners bumped through, front cover of Vol. 1 starting, mild scattered foxing throughout, else Very Good. A bright, crisp, gleaming gilt gem.Featured Sets. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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