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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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      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.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, Ltd. ABAA , ILAB]
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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>

      [Bookseller: Jeremy Norman's]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Caldeandrín Ediciones]
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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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      - 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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        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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        Seder Tfila The order of prayer for divine service revised by Dr. L. Merzbacher Rabbi of the Temple EMANU-EL

      John Medole & Son, Book and Job printers, 73 to 79 Fulton Street. New York, New York. 1879 - Pagination: xvii, [1]-181, [1]-71 +1,= 270 pages Hebrew and English on facing pages, except for the hymns, which are in English only. Merzbacher, Dr. L., Rabbi of Temple Eman-El" revised the Order of Prayer in 1855. The 3rd edition was revised and corrected by Dr. S. Adler in 1864. But this copy was published in 1879 by John Medole & Son, Book and Job printers, 73 to 79 Fulton Street. New York, New York. Title page on left side of book:] Hymns, for Divine service in The Temple Emanu-El, copyrighted in 1871. Very attractive leather binding with gilt embossed boards depicting synagogues. All edges gilt. Page iii/iv (2nd leaf), which is the first leaf of the preface of the Order of Service, is lacking its bottom half. Scotch tape remainders on title page edge. A blank preceding the title pages on left and right side of the book are lacking. Apparently not in Singerman. Not in Goldman. Not not in the OCLC. The last page of the Hymns, on the left side of the book state, among other things that Hymn 33 is by the late Dr. M. Mayer, some hymns are by Felix Adler, and the rest are by James K. Gutheim. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Grand Canyon - Yavapai Point

      - Gunnar Widforss (1879-1934) Grand Canyon - Yavapai Point Watercolor on paper Paper size: 18 3/4&#148; x 23 1/2&#148; Frame size: 22 1/2&#148; x 27 7/8&#148; Signed l.l.: Widforss Provenance: Thelma Kieckhefer gift to Pheonix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona (Accession No. 94.371) In this delicate and deeply atmospheric depiction of the Grand Canyon, we are at once reminded of the works of William R. Leigh (1866-1955) and Thomas Moran (1837-1926). A contemporary of both artists, Gunnar Widforss, captures the overwhelming expanse of the Grand Canyon's broad vistas. Poised on the canyon rim, Widforss includes the near and far, and the barren beauty of the rocks as the sun and shadow fall upon them. His watercolor is an impressive attempt to capture the wonders and natural beauty of the site. Gunnar Widforss lived and worked at the Grand Canyon for many years producing a body of work prized for its artistic excellence and geologic detail. At the age of 42, he came to the United States from his native Sweden. He was already recognized as an accomplished artist and at the encouragement of Stephen Mather, the National Park Service's first director, the artist visited and painted several western national parks. In 1924 seventy-two of his watercolors were exhibited at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. After the diagnosis of an illness that prohibited Widforss from living at the high altitude of Grand Canyon Village, he returned to the canyon for one final visit in 1934. Stricken with a heart attack, he died at the early age of fifty-four. However, the artist's work, well-known throughout the United States at the time of his death, continues to influence the style of contemporary artists.

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        MEMORIAS DE LA COMISIÓN DEL MAPA GEOLÓGICO DE ESPAÑA. Descripción Física, Geológica y Minera de la Provincia de Ávila, por. 1ª edición, rara

      - Madrid. Imprenta y Fundición de Manuel Tello, impresor de Cámara de S.M. 1879. 4º mayor, 297pp-1h-5, láminas y 1 plano plegado. Seis grabados litográficos por Pfeiffer, dos a doble página en negro, tres en toda página -uno de ellos a color- y un gran mapa de la provincia de Ávila a color doblemente plegado fuera de texto. Encuadernación holandesa piel puntas época, nervios e hierros al oro en lomera. Magnífico estado de conservación, interior límpido. Rara, no en BGE ni CCPB. [PRIMERA EDICION]Imagen en sitio virtual de MIMO Libros [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Alpenpflanzen nach der Natur gemalt von Jos. Seboth. Mit Text von Ferdinand Graf und einer Anleitung zur Cultur der Alpenpflanzen von Joh. Petrasch. 4 Bde. in 5 (1 Textband und 4 Tafelbände).

      Prag, Temposky 1879 - -1884. Kl.8°. 5 Bde. 106 S, IV, 68 pages, IV, 63 pages, 70 pages with 4 chromolithogr. Frontispices und 401 chromolithogr. plates (jeweils with Seidenpapier) in 4 Bänden. contemporary half-calf with goldgepr. Rückentiteln und leichter Rückenvergoldung. Die plates sind nicht nach den platesnummern sonder nach Pflanzenfamilien eingebunden. Am Anfang der Tafelbände ist jeweils ein handschrifliches Inhaltsverzeichnis eingebunden. Alle Textabschnitte with kleinen Hinweisen in Bleistift auf den neuen Standort der plates. Name (Wolfgang Merz, Zuger Botaniker 1901-1968) auf Vorsatz. Leder etwas berieben und beschabt. plates teils etwas stockfleckig. Vollständiges Exemplar des in 48 Heften ausgelieferten Werkes. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Fatzer ILAB]
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        The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex

      London: John Murray, 1879. . Second edition, 13th thousand. 8vo, xvi, 693, (1), pp. Original dark green cloth, spine gilt. 78 illustrations in the text A near fine copy, with only minimal wear to the binding. Freeman, 951.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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      - Milano. Pone volumen 4º año 1879, pero contiene números del año 1878 al 1882, en total 68 números quincenales, hay algunos que le faltan páginas y les han quitado los grabados pero no los cuento, no hay ningun año completo, todo encuadernado en un volumen, holandesa piel, nervios, y tapas en tela gofradas de época, grabados a plena página y entre texto, 38x28 cm. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      Imprimerie Nationale, Paris 1879 - 1 Vol. de [4]-XXIV-[4]-CLIV-[6]-420-[4] pp. Publié par René de Lespinasse et François Bonnardot. Encadernação editorial em cartonagem verde. Carimbo de pertence. In-fólio (350x260) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Imprimerie de Magny-en-Vexin. C. Motteroz, Paris 1879 - First French Edition of Romeo and Juliet, limited to 300 copies. Penned by the Italian author, Matteo Bandello and first published in 1554, collecting twenty-one short stories that subsequently formed the basis for many European literary works, notably, Shakespeare's, Romeo and Juliet and Much Ado about Nothing. Originally translated into English in 1562, by Arthur Brook, in his poem, Tragical History of Romeus and Juliet. 16mo. Volume 1, 332 pp. Volume 2, 340 pp. Fine in original marbled paper covered boards with marbled endpapers, teg. One quarter black leather, raised bands with gilt lettering on the spine. Original green silk ribbon markers. Frontispiece portrait of Bandello, including a biography of his life. Front pastedown of both volumes bear the vintage bookplate of Redmond Conyngham, the noted Pennsylvania historian. A truly lovely set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Rogue's Life: From Birth to His Marriage.

      London: Richard Bentley and Son 1879 - First edition, 8vo., publishers' device, bound by Stikeman & Co. in brown half morocco ruled in gilt over marbled boards, spine ruled and lettered in gilt in compartments, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, on the whole internally clean, a fine set. Sadleir 604; Parrish, p. 109. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        History of the First and Second Missouri Confederate Brigades.1861-1865. And, From Wakarusa to Appomattox, a military anagraph. [List of survivors of the First and Second Missouri Brigades; An anagraph from my diary of the war]

      St. Louis : Bryan, Brand & Co., 1879, c1878. - 480, 27, [1] pp. ; frontispiece, portraits ; 23 cm. ; LCCN: 02-17574 ; OCLC: 5913156 ; Half-title of pt. 2: Personal reminiscences "From Wakarusa to Appomattox." An anagraph from my diary of the war./ Appendix: List of survivors of the First and Second Missouri Brigades ; rebound in mid-20th century brown library buckram ; spine title: The Confederate First and Second Missouri Brigades ; a few marks in the list of survivors, and at lease one comment of personal recollection in the margins by a former member of the brigades ; a few engraved plates, with that between pages 144/145 having been excised ; apart from the missing plate, Chapters include: The kind of men Missouri gave to the South --The election of i860 -- Some contrasts -- Differences between the North and South-Northern misrepresentations-Address of the Confederate Congress-Federal atrocities in Missouri -- Playing soldier-Camp Jackson-Intense excitement in the State- General Price-Missouri sounds the battle note -- "Awkward squads"-Gallant fight at Boonville-Cole Camp-Battle of Carthage-Sigel and his Dutchmen -- Ben. McCulloch-Preparing for the first great battle-The surprise- Graphic description of the battle-Death of General Lyon -- Battle of Dry Wood-Siege of Lexington-Incidents of the Siege- The conquering Hemp Bales-Surrender of Colonel Mulligan -- General M. Jeff. Thompson-Battle of Fredericktown-Description of the 'Missouri Swamp Fox"-Fight at Blue Mills-Race between Fremont and Price-Fremont's body guard charge Springfield, and get whipped by Col. Taylor-Removal of Fremont -- General Price's Farewell Address to the State Guard -- Description of the Confederate Camp-Sketch of Gen. Henry Little -Officers of the Brigade-Personals -- "We are all gentlemen "-Col. Gates does some hard fighting-Crossing the State line-Captain Clark and his "breakfast"-"A rough road to sleep on "-Gen. Albert Pike and his Indians -- General Van Dom takes command-Gen. Maury's account of the Elk Horn campaign-Sketches of McCulloch and Price-The battle -Capt. Wade, the brave artilleryman-Death of Generals Mc Culloch and Mcintosh-Gallantry of the Missourians -- General Price and his wounded soldiers-Incidents and anecdotes of the battle of Elk Horn-Capt. Churchill Clark and his famous battery-Crossing the Mississippi -- How Gen. Pope "withdrew"-Flaming dispatches by Halleck and Pope-Campaign around Corinth-Gen. Beauregard evacuates Corinth -- General Maury's graphic account of the Iuka campaign-Anecdotes of "Old Pap"-The gallant Captain Bledsoe and his battery -- Death of Gen. Little -- Gallant conduct of the Missouri troops-Dare-devil bravery-Personal deeds of heroism -- Losses, incidents and personals-The soldier and his Colonel-The Federals think the Missourians are "drunk or mad"-Death of Colonel Pritchard -- The army in a close place-Saved by the genius of General Price- More desperate fighting by the Missourians-Deserved tribute from Gen. Van Dorn-Gen. Pemberton assumes command-Review of the army by President Davis-Gen. Price takes a sad farewell of "his boys," -- CAMP ON THE BAYOU. Pleasant times at Grand Gulf-Brilliant expedition of Gen. Cockrell across the river-Bombardment of Grand Gulf-Death of Colonel Wade-Pemberton's mistakes -- BATTLE OF PORT GIBSON. Playing "old soldier"-Retreating towards Vicksburg-Col. Eugene Irwin performs a brilliant movement-Desperate fighting by Gen. Bowen's division -- Vivid account of the battle-Bowen and his men win new laurels- Landis and his battery-Battle of Big Black River-Terrible losses among the Missourians -- Description of Vicksburg and the Confederate works-"Whistling Dick" and "Crazy Jane"-Occupying the works-Grant's army and Porter's fleet surround the doomed city -- A number of daring adventures-Short rations-"Mule Beef" and "Cow Peas"-Exploding the mines-Death of CoL Irwin and Gen. Green-The surrender -- PRICE IN ARKANSAS. -- Battle of Helena-Death of General Bowen-In winter quarters at Demopolis and Meridian ; etc ; VG [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nouvelle Collection Molièresque

      - Complète en 17 titres reliés en 5 volumes, demi-chagrin foncé, dos passé, tranche dorée. In 12°, un des 300 sur vergé (sur 340). Jouaust, Paris, Librairie des Bibliophiles. 1879-1887. Bel état .avec L'Oraison Funèbre, par De Vizé ; Mélisse, attribué à Molière; La Farce des Précieuses par Mme Desjardins, suivi de La déroute des précieuses; Le portrait du peintre par Boursault; Notes et documents sur l'histoire des Theâtres de Paris, par Tralage; L'Ombre de Molière; La Coupe du val de Grace, suivi de l'épitre à Mignard; La Folle Querelle; La veuve à la Mode, par De Visé; Myrtil et Merlicerte; Panégérique de l'Ecole des Femmes; La Satyre des satyres; Le Médecin volant, par Boursault; La Mort de Molièr; Lettres au Mercure; La Promenade à Saint-Cloud par G. Gueret; Le registre de la troupe par La Thorillère.

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        The PRINCETON BOOK A Series of Sketches Pertaining to History, Organization and Present Condition of the College of New Jersey, Illustrated with Views and Portraits.

      Houghton, Osgood and Company, Boston 1879 - 457pp + 82 tissue protected plates (34 Heliotypes, 37 portraits, 10 wood engravings, 1 plan). Bound in large heavy bevelled boards with gilt crest on front. Hinges cracked but still well held by the cloth. Interior in VERY nice clean condition. All edges gilt. Marbled end-papers. No names or inscriptions. A good candidate for a rebind in due course. VERY Heavy - Weighs about 8kg. Additional P&P will apply - If outside UK mainland please contact me for a quote before ordering as too heavy to go by normal postal services. Picture of this book available. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'Art des Jardins. Traité général de la composition des Parcs et Jardins, ouvrage accompagné de onze planches en chromolithographies et de 520 figures, Paris, G. Masson 1879.

      - 1 vol. in-4° rel. demi-chagrin rouge sang, auteur et titre doré, VIII + 888 p. + 11 planches ht et fig., quelques légères petites rousseurs sur la tranche et sur les 20 dernières pages, très bel exemplaire.

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        Doublets, a Word-Puzzle

      London: Macmillan and Co, 1879. FIRST EDITION. 1 volume, original publisher&#39;s blind stamped red cloth over card, title gilt to front cover, inner and outer hinges fine, Harry Elkins Widner&#39;s copy with his bookplate on the front pastedown, a VERY GOOD copy. It was first called "Word Links", but the word "doublets" was in use from the first. It consists in connecting two doublets (words with the same number of letters, usually 3, 4, or 5) by links in which each word differs from the preceding one by one single letter only, as HEAD, heal, teal, tell, tall, TAIL. The chain in which there are fewest links gains the highest marks. The game became very popular in private circles.

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        LA CUISINE CLASSIQUE. Etudes practiques, raisonnées et démonstratives de l'ecole française par ., chefs de cuisine de LL. MM. l'Empereur et l'Impératrice d'Allemagne. Ouvrage illustré de 76 planches gravés et un frontispice. Huitième édition.

      E. Dentu, Paris 1879 - 2 vols. 30x24. 2h, LXIVp, 433p, (manchas hum. primeras y últ. hojas, sin afectar a grabs. en sí) 1h, 29 láms. grab. (incL. frontis) = 2h, 537p (mancha hum. en el margen), 1h, 48 láms. grab. Hol. piel-tela det, cajos despegados, lomo con dorados. - En las págs. XXI-LXV figuran menús de desayunos, comidas y cenas servidos a la rusa y a la francesa, el resto del libro contiene 3544 recetas de lo más diverso. Es uno de los libros más famosos de cocina del siglo XIX, con magníficas láminas. 1879

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        Imitation de Jesus-Christ, traduction nouvelle, de M. L. L'Abbé d'Assance

      Paris: L. Curmer, Éditeur, 25, Rue Sainte-Anne, 1879 - First thus. 8vo. Engraved additional title and 10 plates by Tony Johannot, historiated and decorated initials throughout in FULL OR PARTIAL HAND- COLOR. 287 pp. Full contemporary crimson straight-grained morocco, elaborately gilt-blocked images of Christ on upper cover and crucifix on lower cover, a.e.g., blue floral endpapers, by Rivage (signed at bottom of spine). Fine, with some minor foxing [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Satsuma Rebellion. An Episode of Modern Japanese History, With Maps

      John Murray, London 1879 - - Printed by William Clowes and Sons, 1879, 8vo (5 1/2 x 7 3/4 in - 14 x 19.6 cm), green blindstamped cloth with gilt stamped decoration on front and back covers, gilt lettering on the spine, top edge untrimmed, frontispiece map of "Kiusiu," foldout tinted map of Japan (31 x 27.4 cm) following the last page of text, 294 pages of text with an additional 32 pages of publisher's advertisements ("Mr. Murray's General List of Works") at rear dated January, 1878. ~ Condition. The book is in Good condition and in the original binding. Mottling/spotting to the spine and covers and cover edges are scrapes. Corners are bumped and the head and foot of the spine are soft. There a ding on the outside edge of the front cover. The inner hinges (front and back) are cracked but the binding remains tight with a slight lean. The free endpaper at the rear is almost detached. Internally very clean with no marking, staining or foxing. The foldout map at the rear has a one inch tear at the bottom where it is attached. The tear is outside the image area.

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      - Arte Cisoria de D. Enrique de Villena con varios estudios sobre su vida y obras y muchas notas y apéndices, por Felipe Benigno Navarro.- Barcelona, Imprenta de la Renaixensa, por Pedro Aldavert, 1879; en 8º plena piel chagren con hilos y rueda dorada en tapas, lomo con nervios, dos tejuelos y cuajado de adornos dorados, conserva cubiertas, LXXXVI pp - 2h - 315 pp - 3h. Retrato del autor, ilustraciones en el texto, las dos portadas a 2 tintas y capitulares. Dedicatoria autógrafa de D. Felipe - Benigno Navarro. Papel de hilo. Segunda edición de esta famosa sobre el arte culinario y etiqueta. Muy buen ejemplar bestido con una bonita encuadernación artística.

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        Striped Bass

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1879 - Among the finest 19th century images of American sporting fish Samuel A. Kilbourne, a native of Bridgetown, Maine, was an accomplished painter of natural history subjects when he decided, in 1858, to specialize in painting fish. He was extremely successful and, as the plates in this work testify, very proficient in his work. The Game Fishes. was his greatest accomplishment, and has been described as having 'the most beautiful fish plates published in this country' (Bennett). A reviewer writing in The Century magazine in 1882 wrote of Kilbourne's depictions: "Mr. Kilbourne has succeeded in a difficult task. He has succeeded in uniting in his delineation the accuracy in details of form and coloring required by the naturalist, with that freedom of style, delicacy of handling, and naturalness of surroundings demanded by the artist." The images are landscape portraits in native habitats, printed in color and mounted on card, suitable for framing. Bennett, p.65; McGrath, p.196; Litchfield 52; Brun G94; Nissen ZBI 1630; Howell 53-325; BMNH, p.973; Gee, p.91; Westwood & Satchell, Bibliotheca Piscatoria , p.107. Colour printed lithograph on later mount. Image: 14 1/4 x 20 3/4 inches; mount: 20 x 26 3/4 inches. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        EL TOREO. Gran diccionario tauromáquico. Comprende todas las voces técnicas conocidas en el arte, origen, influencia de costumbres, etc.

      I.Lib. Manuel Guijarro, Madrid 1879 - "2 vols. 25 X 16. 2h, 512p, 24 láms. (falta 1 lám., Fidel García, pág. 481) = 635p, 1h, 65 láms. (una lám. más que las indicadas en el índice, Manuel Domínguez "Desperdicios", pág. 605). Tomo I hol. nervios y tomo II plena piel, ambos roz." 1879

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        Discorsi sopra la prima Deca di Tito Livio.

      Barbera,, Firenze, 1879 - Pp. (4) 798. Con antiporta figurata. Insieme a: METASTASIO P. Drammi scelti. Firenze, Barbera, 1887. Due volumi di pp. lxv, 586 (2); 624 (2). Ritratto inciso al primo volume. Insieme a: GUERRAZZI F.D. Isabella Orsini. Firenze, Barbera, 1888. Pp. 610 (2). Antiporta figurata. Insieme a: D'AZEGLIO MASSIMO. Ettore Fieramosca o la disfida di Barletta. Firenze, Barbera, 1885. Pp. 574 (2). Bell'insieme di 5 volumi di cm. 16, in elegante legatura coeva uniforme in piena pergamena, dorsi a nervi con ricchi fregi e titoli in oro su tassello. Piatti inquadrati da filetti e tagli dorati. Ottimo stato di conservazione. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha. Edición monumental exornada con riquísimas láminas grabadas en acero por los más aventajados artistas españoles

      Biblioteca ilustrada de Espasa Hermanos, Barcelona 1879 - Gran folio, 2 vols. (vol. 1: XXIV p., 495 p., 7 láminas: vol. 2: IX p., 1 hoja, 565 p. 7 láms., 1 mapa). Punto de óxido en alguna página. Encuadernación en plena piel original. Lomo cuajado, con adornos dorados. Bellos planos ricamente decorados con el título de la obra y la imagen de Cervantes en oro, todo rodeado de un doble marco gofrado adornado con ruedas y motivos vegetales dorados. Extraordinaria edición, adornada con 14 magníficas láminas al acero, acompañan al texto enmarcado, espléndidas capitulares alusivas a la historia contada y delicados colofones. Según Palau, reproduce la tirada de Gorchs, de 1859- 1863, con las láminas de Madrazo, Montaner, Lorenzale, Murillo, Ribera, Fluyxench, Martí Planas, grabadas por Hortigosa, Estevanillo, Martínez Roca y Fatjó, a les que se les añade la copia del dibujo de Schrödter representando a Don Quijote leyendo (P., 52166). Cervantismo. Literatura española. Novela española. Cervantes, Miguel de. Spanish literature. Spanish novel.

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        El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha. 4 tomos. Primera obra reproducida en el mundo por foto-tipografía.

      Barcelona: Narciso Ramírez, 1871-1879. - 4to mayor. I: 2-12-312-8 h y II: 2-8-280-4 h facímiles, III: VIII-202 pp. Las 1633 notas puestas por J. E. Hartzenbusch, IV: 4h-101 láms.- 4 hh.Iconografía de Don Quijote. Reproducción heliográfica de 101 láminas elegidas entre las 60 ediciones, diversamente ilustradas que se han publicado durante 257 años. Encuadernación en pergamino a la romana de época. Cortes jaspeados. Muy buen estado. La primera edición del Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha en facsímile, despues de 258 años, por la Foto-tipografía Palau 52135.

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        Our Village

      London - Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, 1879 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Mary Russell Mitford&#39;s most famous work, Our Village, containing a series of sketches of rural life. Illustrated throughout with many engravedvignettes and plates. Our Village is a collection of about 100 literary sketches of rural life originally published during the 1820s and 1830s. The series first appeared in The Lady&#39;s Magazine. The full title is: Our Village: Sketches of Rural Character and Scenery. The vivid series was based upon life in Three Mile Cross, a hamlet in the parish of Shinfield (south-east of Reading in Berkshire), where she lived. Binder&#39;s stamp of &#39;Burns&#39; to rear pastedown. Condition: In a decorative cloth binding. Externally, sound, though with some rubbing and some slight bumping. Hinges strained. Internally, generally firmly bound although strained in places. Ink inscription to front free-endpaper. Pages are bright, though with some scattered instances of foxing throughout. Overall: GOOD..

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        Le Farfalle. Saggio popolare di Storia Naturale sugli insetti di Felice Franceschini conservatore della Società Italiana di Svienze Naturali. Nuova edizione riveduta dall'autore con numerose aggiunte e illustrata da 320 Incisioni

      Treves, Milano 1879 - In 4°piccolo (27,5 X 19,5). Pagine XVI-384 Bella legatura d'epoca in percalina verde con imperssioni a secco e dorature al piatto superiore; autore e titolo al dorso. Pagine interne fresche e splendidamente illustrate da oltre 300 fini incisioni. Ottimo esemplare.

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      William H. Pile, Philadelphia 1879 - SIGNED by C. Sheppard with notes, corrections, and addenda in her hand throughout in preparation for a second edition (Second edition was never published) ; Spine sunned, light rubs herre and there, small bit of paper adhering to front pastedown endpaper where something was tipped in [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Royal Atlas of Modern Geography exhibiting in a series of entirely original and authentic maps, the present condition of geographical discovery and research in the several countries, empires and the world

      W. & A. Johnston, Edinburgh 1879 - Elephant folio. Gold-lined leather corners over paper-covered cream boards with gold illustrated paste-down. All gilt edges. Rebacked in black cloth. Blue label with gold-lettering pasted on spine. "North Polar Chart" double-page color frontispiece. Printed dedication page: "To her most gracious Majesty Queen Victoria this Atlas is by her Majesty's special permission respectfully dedicated by her Majesty's most obedient humble servant Alexander Keith Johnston, Geographer to the Queen for Scotland." Late 19th century atlas profusely illustrated with 50 double-page colored maps. The hydrography of the maps was printed in blue ink. Separate index accompanies each map. Includes two maps of Central Asia and New Zealand, which were not present in previous editions. Heavy age wear and abrasions on boards. Reinforced with tan binders tape along gutter at front and rear endpapers. Free front endpaper, blank-page, half-title page & frontispiece detached but present. Slight pulling to parts of few page edges. 7 maps loose but present. Maps in very good condition. Binding in fair, interior in overall good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Holiday in Iceland.

      London: Elliot Stock, 1879 - First edition. 8vo. pp. vi, [i], [5]-98; 5 mounted albumen photographs inc. frontis.; minor spots at front and rear, else near-fine in the original green cloth, gilt, slightly rubbed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Handatlas über alle Theile der Erde und über das Weltgebäude. 95 Karten.

      Perthes,, Gotha, 1879 - Gotha, Perthes, 1879 - 1882. Titel + 95 doppelblattgroßen Karten. Priv. Hld. der Zeit. Mit allen Karten. Beiliegend die achtseitigen Vorbemerkungen zu dem Atlas (starke Randläsuren, Gbrsp.). - Ebd. stärker berieben u. bestossen, tlw. stock- und fingerfleckig, Gbrsp. - Immer noch eindrucksvolle Stahlstichkarten. Deutsch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Monsieur J. Paget". Autograph manuscript signed with numerous pen-and-ink drawings.

      No place, 1879. - Folio. T. p., signed ms. page, and 13 pp. of text on 15 ff., illustrated with pen-and-ink drawings. Contemp. cloth with giltstamped cover title. The "éxemplaire unique" of Henri Maigrot, the important caricaturist and director of the satirical journal "Le Charivari". The album with its witty and well-executed croquis is dedicated to the author's former law professor J. Paget. It probably was compiled in preparation for publication in the "Journal Amusant". - Occasional slight brownstaining, otherwise fine. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The Works of Lord Macaulay Complete

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co.,, 1879. Edited by his Sister Lady Trevelyan. 8 volumes octavo (221 × 143 mm). Contemporary tree calf by Zaehnsdorf, red lettering- and black morocco numbering-pieces, narrow bands with wavy dotted roll, compartments gilt with lozenge centre-tool composed of thistles, daffodils and roses, surmounted by a crown, floral rolled panel to the boards, marbled edges and endpapers, gilt roll of palmettes and roses to the turn-ins. Engraved portrait frontispiece to volume I. Light shelf-wear, a little rubbed on the joints, minor chipping to the head-caps, but overall a very good set. First edition. Handsomely bound collection of Macaulay&#39;s works. Photographically reproduced bookplates to all front pastedowns identifying them as "A Wedding Present from Brampton to Lady Cecilia Howard, April 7th 1891". Lady Cecilia was the daughter of George Howard, 9th earl of Carlisle, politician, painter and supporter of the Pre-Raphaelites. She married the Liberal MP Charles Henry Roberts at St. Martin&#39;s Church, Brampton, which was commissioned by the earl from Philip Webb and furnished with stained glass by Morris and Burne-Jones.

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