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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]

      [Bookseller: Librería Torreón de Rueda]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Guimard]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Hatt Rare Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat, Kunst und Antik im OPUS]
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        Along the Way (AUTHOR'S ANNOTATED COPY)

      Charles Scribner's Sons New York 1879 - First Edition. Octavo. Original gilt decorated green cloth binding, gilt stamping, red dyed page edges, brown endpapers. Author's own annotated copy of her extremely scarce collection of adult poetry. Best known for her ever popular children's novel, Hans Brinker, Dodge was an accomplished writer and poet as well as the first editor of St. Nicholas Magazine. This copy with torn notebook sheet signed by Dodge and simply stating "Private Copy", includes another index sized paper with two poetry stanzas in her hand meant to be added to a poem in the collection, and a full length handwritten poem titled, Enfoldings, (in another hand but with a singe line corrected by Dodge) previously pinned to page 18, where presumably Dodge wanted it inserted for perhaps a later edition. Also laid in is a typed poem titled, The Stars, which is included in this collection, with handwritten note "revised July 28, 1891" and signed by Dodge in ink. Collection's text has several pencil and few ink notations, words x-ed out and changed, indents indicated. Note on page 14 that reads: "written soon / after dawn while on / the way to N Y / from the Adirondacks". One poem, After Tea, with several ink corrections and with title changed to Sweet Sixteen. Attractive, Near Fine, firmly bound volume, mild shelf wear at spine ends. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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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'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's plays, including A Doll's House, Hedda Gabler, The Master Builder, John Gabriel Borkman, and When We Dead Awaken, all in the publisher'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'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'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 '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'" (Falkenberg, "Ibsens sprÃ¥k", in SprÃ¥knytt 2000:1-2; cataloguer's translation).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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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 ‘Astarte’) with his armorial bookplate front pastedowns; first edition; 337, 320 and 353 pages; keywords: fiction; - C Kegan Paul & Co 1879

      [Bookseller: Tiger books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Librería Miguel Miranda, AILA ILAB]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Rüger]
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        Monogram Album in which monograms are incorporated into elaborate pen and pencil work

      - N.d., circa 1870s (one later illustration is dated 1879). With eight illustrations of penwork incorporating monograms and an occasional die-cut, plus eight other original ink drawings, three signed by M. L. Robinson, which is almost surely the married name of Ms. Casebourne, and one unfinished drawing. The penwork throughout is sophisticated. A few of the images are copies of known works, such as a buck modeled after Landseer's rendering of such. The majority, though, are almost certainly truly original, which does not mean that they might not have been heavily influenced by other works. The hand is manifestly skilled. One female visage is used repeatedly, and in a few illustrations, the same face is repeated with only minor modifications, and so one might conjecture that the face was a self-portrait. Depicted are a lady riding side-saddle, three sportswomen (croquet, angling and probably archery are represented), and young maidens dressed probably for a ball. Other images include bouquets, sporting, coastal and country life scenes. We can infer that the album was begun by Ms. Casebourne as a nubial young woman from a good family, and she continued with it upon marrying. In the album we catch glimpses of the lifestyle of such a woman of the period. The leather binder housing the album has considerable wear. There is light finger soiling on the margins and the back of the illustrated leaves. The album measures 11.5 by 9.5 inches, 30 by 24 cm.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Librería Miguel Miranda, AILA ILAB]
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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

      [Bookseller: Delirium Books · Susana Bardón]
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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. .

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

      [Bookseller: Zephyr Books Inc]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Chez les libraires associés]
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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]

      [Bookseller: France Champagne]
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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]

      [Bookseller: SCRIPTORIUM Studio Bibliografico]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Sue Lowell Natural History &Travel Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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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 (1814–77), 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’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., 1860–67). 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 (1861–67). President Grant appointed him minister to Great Britain in 1869, but difficulties arising from Motley’s tendency to ignore the instructions of Secretary of State Hamilton Fish and from Grant’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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        CHAPMAN'S SECTIONAL MAP OF WISCONSIN.

      Milwaukee: Silas Chapman, . 1879 - Wall map, 36 x 32 inches, full period hand- color. Backed with modern linen, trimmed in maroon cloth, and on contemporary rollers. Three small age spots in western part of state, faint streaking in margin areas. A lovely map, brightly colored, in very good condition. An attractive and boldly colored wall map of Wisconsin. The counties are each delineated and individually colored, though the northernmost part of the state is still made up of a few very large regions, and does not exactly resemble the current configuration of counties. Several Indian reservations are shown, including those of the Menominee and Oneida, and the many railroad lines in the state are identified. Silas Chapman produced several maps of the Midwest from the 1850s through the 1870s, including pocket and wall maps of Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin. This map is not in Rumsey; Phillips' MAPS; CHECKLIST OF PRINTED MAPS OF THE MIDDLE WEST TO 1900: WISCONSIN; nor on OCLC. Rare.

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        JULY '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' 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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        Uber Spinalganglien und Ruckenmark des Petromyzon

      1879. Freud, Sigmund (1856-1939). Uber Spinalganglien und Ruckenmark des Petromyzon. In Sitzb. der k. Akad. d. Wissenschaften, 3 Abth., 78 (1879): 81-167. 4 plates by F. Schima after Freud. Whole volume, 8vo. v, [1], 289pp. Plates. 244 x 156 mm. (uncut & unopened). Original printed wrappers. Slight foxing but fine. <p>First Edition. Freud&#39;s third paper published as a medical student continued his research on the large Reissner cells in the spinal cord of the fish Petromyzon, which he had undertaken at the direction of the eminent physiologist Ernst Brucke, under whom he was studying. Freud determined these cells to be "nothing else than spinal ganglion cells which, in these low vertebrates. . . remain within the spinal cord." Freud was aided in this research by his improved methods of tissue preparation: "By the use of a gold maceration technique it was possible to make a complete survey of the spinal ganglia of Petromyzon" (Freud, Standard Edition III, p. 229).</p><p> Freud made a major contribution to evolutionary biology by showing that the spinal ganglion cells of Petromyzon, which "exhibit every transition between bipolarity and unipolarity" (ibid.), represent a transition between the bipolar cells of lower and the unipolar cells of higher vertebrates. He also, in these early researches, took some first steps toward the theory of the neuron, as noted by Freud&#39;s biographer Peter Gay:</p><p>Some of Freud&#39;s earliest published papers, written between 1877 and 1883, detail findings that are far from trivial. They substantiate evolutionary processes revealed in the nervous structures of the fish he was examining under his microscope. What is more, it becomes clear in retrospect that these papers form the first link in the chain of ideas leading to the draft of a scientific psychology he would attempt in 1895. Freud was working toward a theory specifying the ways that nerve cells and nerve fibrils function as a unit. But he moved on to other investigations, and when, in 1891, H. W. G. Waldeyer published his epoch-making monograph on the "neuron" theory, Freud&#39;s pioneering research was ignored. "It was not the only time," Ernest Jones has noted, "that Freud narrowly missed world fame in early life through not daring to pursue his thoughts to their logical-and not far off-conclusion" (Gay, Freud: A Life for our Time, p. 36).</p><p>Freud&#39;s paper was submitted to the Sitzb. der k. Akad. d. Wissenschaften in 1878 and printed in the June-December volume for that year, published in 1879. The offprint of Freud&#39;s paper is dated 1878. Grinstein 34. Jones I, pp. 52-53. Standard Edition 1878a. Norman F3. </p>

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        Memorias de la comisión del mapa geológico de España. Descripción física y geológica de la provincia de Ávila

      - Madrid, Imprenta y Fundición de Manuel Tello, 1879, 1ªed., 298 p., 20 × 29, 5 grabados litográficos fuera de texto en color de Pfeiffer más un mapa geológico de la provincia de Ávila de Pfeiffer plegado, ejemplar intonso, conserva cubiertas originales algo deterioradas, preciosa enc. holandesa piel + tela lomo con nervios y tejuelos. (Ávila ¿ Geología) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        History of the Donner Party. A Tragedy of the Sierras

      Crowley & McGlashan, Truckee, California 1879 - Octavo. . . McGlashan was born in Wisconsin and was only two years old when his family came to California, making him a contemporary in age and experience with the younger children in the Donner party. He settled in Truckee, California, in 1871 where he became an attorney, a publisher, writer and an inventor. His book was by far the most informed account of its time of the Donner Party. It was the first serious attempt to consult authorative sources, weigh evidence, collect detached episodes into an organized whole, and extend the story of the Donner Party from a sensational incident to an important chapter in California history. [Howes M102. Zamorano Eighty #53. Graff 2610. Cowan p. 406] Spine a little rubbed, corners slightly bent, else a very attractive copy original brown cloth decoratively stamped in blind with gilt lettered spine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        NUMISMATICA BALEAR

      - Numismática balear Descripción histórica de las monedas de las Islas Baleares acuñadas durante las dominaciones púnica, romana, árabe, aragonesa y española.- Palma de Mallorca, Pedro José Gelabert, 1879; en 4º holandesa, con rotulación y hierros en lomo, XLI - 1h. 359 pp. XI láminas (las láminas con alguna mancha y restauración, esquina inferior con perdida de papel sin afectar).

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        Bulletin Mensuel de la Librairie Morgand et Fatout : 1876-1895 [36 issues bound in 6 volumes]

      Paris : Damascene Morgand et Charles Fatout 1879 - A rare, complete collection of 36 monthy bulletins from Librairie Morgand et Fatout, 1876-1895 bound in 6 volumes. Contents: 1876-78 [nos. 1-8] -- 1879-81 [9-13] -- 1883-86 [14-19] -- 1887-89 [20-24] -- 1889-92 [25-30] -- 1892-95 [31-36]. Subjects: Rare books -- Catalogs -- Periodicals. Librairie Morgand et Fatout -- Catalogs -- Periodicals. Books -- Prices -- Periodicals. Bibliography -- Reference. 6v.: 868p., illus., plates (some colour); 23cm. Includes some colour fold-out plates. Bound with original cover wrappers. Language: French. Very good copies bound in contemporary cloth-backed, marbled boards. Gilt-blocked leather labels to spines. Some wear as expected with use and age. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat dulled and rubbed. Bumped corners. Slight lean to some of the spines. Some marginal dust-toning evident internally. Remains quite well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. 1 Kg. 868 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Pocket Map of Kings County Including the City of Brooklyn from Official Records and Surveys

      J.B. Beers & Company, New York 1879 - Hand-colored engraving, folds into gilt embossed titled cloth covers, as issued. Pocket map for visitors to Brooklyn, New York, of typical format. Ward boundaries established in 1867 are numbered. Major streets are highlighted in pink, major parks and cemeteries are indicated in green. A small portion of what are now the Ridgewood and Glendale neighborhoods of Queens are shown, labeled "Newtown." The map cover is dated 1879, although the map itself is dated 1878 with a copyright of 1875. Members of the Beers family made a major contribution to 19th century American cartography. J.B. Beers & Company was founded in 1870 by James Botsford Beers (b. 1811) and his son, Frederick W. Beers. Another son, John Clark Beers, and his son James Lemuel Beers, also joined in the business. The Beers family members sometimes worked individually, and other times in collaboration with each other and/or with other surveyors and publishers. Between 1864 and 1885, the Beers family and collaborators produced more than 125 atlases, mostly of counties, in 10 states, including Vermont, Maine, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York and Michigan, as well as city atlases, separately issued maps, and county histories. Frederick W. Beers lived in Brooklyn, where he was also employed as head of the map division in the Brooklyn Office of Public Records for 35 years. His long career continued until his retirement at the age of 90. Condition: Generally very good with the usual overall light toning, wear, soft creases. Folds as issued, now professionally re-backed on Japanese paper to reinforce weakness at folds and intersections. Covers very good with light wear. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed to Mr. [John] Paget

      London, 1879. <p>Carpenter, William B. (1813-85). Autograph letter signed to Mr. [John] Paget [1811-98]). [London] 56 Regents Part Rd. N.W., June 2, 1879. 4pp. 178 x 114 mm. A few tiny pin-holes, but fine otherwise.</p><p>From English physiologist and naturalist William B. Carpenter, who "helped shape the modern life sciences in Britain (Oxford DNB) through both his writings and his work as a teacher and administrator at what is now the University of London. Carpenter performed valuable researches in marine zoology, and was directly influential in persuading the British Admiralty to sponsor the Challenger expedition, the first major scientific study of the deep oceans. Carpenter is also recognized as one of the founders of the modern theory of the adaptive unconscious-he observed that the human perceptual system and the mechanism of human thought operates almost completely outside of conscious awareness. </p><p>Carpenter&#39;s letter, which discusses a false confession to murder made by a mentally unbalanced young man, reads in part as follows:</p><p>Dear Mr. Paget, In turning out my papers at the University today, I have come upon a document which I forward to you, containing the Father&#39;s statement of his Son&#39;s relation to the "Brompton Murder" case, with full particulars of the latter&#39;s confession, and its inconsistency with the facts. </p><p>I believe that I did not send in this to the Home Secy.; but that what I specially urged upon him was the evidence with which Knowles had supplied me, of the "cracky" nature of the youth&#39;s mind, and of the obviously hereditary tendency to brood, as shown in the father and aunt-the latter an old servant of Knowles. And I remember also that there was evidence of the youth having had money in the Savings Bank, and of his having drawn out a pound just before the Crystal Palace Police Fête.</p><p>This altogether made so strong an impression on Mr. Bruce, that he at once commuted the sentence; and the family were so sensible that the lad was not fit to take care of himself, that they expressed no disappointment at his not having received a free pardon. . . .</p><p>Carpenter&#39;s correspondent was the police magistrate and author John Paget, whose Paradoxes and Puzzles, published in 1874, included accounts of a number of sensational crimes. We have not been able to identify the murder case to which Carpenter refers in his letter.</p>

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        Notes By A Naturalist On The "Challenger", Being An Account of Various Observations Made During The Voyage. Round the World In The Years 1872-1876.

      London Macmillan. 1879 - Publisher&#146;s brown cloth, tilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. pp xvi, 620, 2 coloured plates (icebergs and ice flow), folding coloured map, text illustrations. Manuscript presentation to "Rev C.W. Moare (?) with the authors kind regards Oct 24th 79". A very nice copy of the First Edition.This account "appeals to the widest circle of readers and approaches Darwin's Journal of the Cruise of the Beagle in interest and importance" (DNB) Teneriffe, St Thomas, Bermuda, Azores, Madeira, Cape Verdes, St Pauls and Fernando do Noronha, Bahia, Tristan da Cunha, Cape of Good Hope, Prince Edward Islands, Kerguelen&#146;s Land, Heard Island, Southern Ice, New South Wales, New Zealand, Fiji, New Hebredes, Amboina, Phillipines, China, New Gunea, Admiralty Islands, Japan, Sandwich Islands, Tahiti, Chile, Falklands, Ascention, Life on the Ocean. The most comprehensive Oceanographical survey of its time, the Challenger, a specially adapted ship from the Royal Navy under Captains GS Nare and FT Thomson, travelled 70,000 nautical miles (130,000 km), resulting in the publication by Murray of a series of reports. This independently published account is dedicated to Charles Darwin "who has personally given me much kindly encouragement". "I take an interest in the collections of all kinds made during the "Challenger" voyage, that I took a large share myself in the bringing together of the collections. since it was not considered expedient to attach a Botanist to the. Expedition. I undertook the collection of plants during the voyage. My best thanks are due to my friend Sir Joseph Hooker." (Introduction.) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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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

      London: MacMillan and Co. 1879, 1st edition. () xvi,620pp. Very good. 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 &#39;Challenger&#39; expedition to primarily the Southern Hemisphere and Antarctica..

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        Recherches sur l orfevrerie en Espagne au Moyen Age et a la Renaissance. Documents inedits tires des Archives espagnoles.

      A. Quentin, Paris 1879 - holandesa chagrín algo rozada, interior bien conservado 19 planchas grabadas al aguafuerte, ademas de antiguos dibujos de grandes maestros en el texto, dibujados por Fortuny,Beaumont, Madrazo, etc, grabados, dibujos. ejempla rnumerado 240 de 500. 292 págs.

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        APUNTES Arqueologicos De D. Francisco Martorell y Peña

      Juan Martorell y Peña, Barcelona 1879 - De este libro, que no se pondra a la venta, se han tirado 300 ejemplares. 230 pag. con fotografia de D. Francisco Martorell en frontispicio, Dedicatoria impresa de su hermano Juan, acta de la sesion del ayuntamiento de Barcelona, donde se lee la donacion de los bienes del Sr. Martorell al mismo, necrologia del mismo en la Associacio Catalana d excursions y en el Ateneo Barcelones. Biografia del mismo, y articulos loatorios firmados por Melchor de Palau, Angel Guimera, J. Riera y Bertran, Antonio Aulestia y Pijoan, Salvador Sanpere, Ramon Coll y Artur Bofill. Contiene la relacion de objetos de la Coleccion de Historia Natural, y tambien de la coleccion numismatica y de su biblioteca.Con numerosas ilustraciones y un Mapa Arqueologico de la Isla de Menorca, adoble pagina, al final del libro. Size: 32 X 22 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LIFE OF CHARLES JAMES MATHEWS Chiefly Autobiographical with Selections From His Correspondence and Speeches

      London: Macmillan, 1879. 2 volumes. First edition. With a portrait frontispiece in each volume and three other engravings. 8vo, bound in early half green morocco and marbled boards richly gilt in the panels of the spines, t.e.g. ix, 324; viii, 336. Index. A very good set. Mathews (1803-1878) was a popular light comedian and author of many light plays. From 1839 to 1842 he managed with his wife Lucia Covent Garden and later the Lyceum theatre; he also toured the United States, Paris, Australia, and India.

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        A Regimental Chronicle and List of Officers of the 60th, or the Kings Royal Rifle Corps, Formerly the 62nd, or the Royal American Regiment of Foot.

      Harrison, 59 Pall Mall., London 1879 - Dmy 8vo. viii, 312pp. two mounted photographic portait frontispieces. coloured plates of the uniforms and regimental colours and badge. original publishers green cloth gilt, with inlaid gilt regimental badge to front cover. all edges red, green endpapers. Excellent Copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: HALEWOOD AND SONS ABA ILAB. est.1867]
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