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        Drawing, signed. with an Autograph Note signed presenting it to Mr. Edward Denham of New Bedford, Mass

      "Claymont" [Delaware], 1879. Pencil on paper; letter in ink, on single folded sheet. 1 vols. 6 x 4-3/4 inches. Very good, with envelope. Pencil on paper; letter in ink, on single folded sheet. 1 vols. 6 x 4-3/4 inches. Fine little pencil sketch by the great illustrator of a Victorian couple sitting at a table near the kitchen window - very possibly a scene from Dickens.

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        1879,1880, 1881 Wisden Cricketers Almanack - Facs Parts

      This lot is a set of 3 Wisdens,1879, 1880 and 1881. This books are in paperback form with facsimile spines, covers and odd page. In very good condition, they look very nice indeed.

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        The British Fresh-Water Fishes [Illustrated with a coloured figure of each species, drawn from nature by A F Lyon] Plates only

      London. William Mackenzie. 1879.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Book folio. 37.5cm, the first edition, being 41 brightly coloured chromo-lithograph plates, loose, in the original elaborately decorated brick brown cloth, bevelled boards, board edges worn, wanting the title page and the text volume, the plates are good clear strikes, includes the plate of the Carp (illustrated) which is often wanting - List of titles available on request - Winsor p81. Heckscher 1047. Starkman p87. These are fine colour-printed plates, drawn from nature by A.F. Lydon, printed by B. Fawcett, The set includes many game fish - salmon, trout, carp, tench, pike, perch etc. The plates are notable not only for the fine compositions showing one or two fish on the riverbank, but for the detailed topography behind the main subject. Winsor p81. Plates are titled:1. Pike; 2. Allis Shad, Twaite Shad; 3. Spined Loach, Minnow, Loach, Bleak; 4. Pomeranian Bream, White Bream; 5. Common Bream; 6. Golden Tench ; 7. Tench; 8. Azurine, Dobule, Rudd; 9. Graining, Dace; 10. Chub; 11. Roach; 12. Gudgeon, Barbel; 13. Ruffe and Miller's Thumb; 14. Sticklebacks (x6); 15. Perch (foxed); 16. Carp; 17. Crucian Carp, Prussian Carp; 18. Golden and Bronze Carp; 19. Lochleven Trout; 20. Grilse, or Young Salmon; 21. Black-Finned Trout; 22. Sea Lamprey, Lampern, Planner's Lamprey, Pride; 23. Sharp-Nosed Eel, Broad-Nosed Eel; 24. Sturgeon; 25. Burbot; 26. Young Trout, Salmon Parr, Smelt; 27. Pollan, Powan; 28. Vendace, Gwyniad, Grayling; 29. Loch Killin Charr; 30. Torgoch, Alpine Charr; 31. Windemere Charr, Cole's Charr, Gray's Charr; 32. Great Lake Trout; 33. Salmon (Male); 34. Salmon Trout; 35. Salmon Trout (Var.); 36. Sewen; 37. Bull Trout; 38. Galway Sea Trout; 39. Short-Headed Salmon, Silvery Salmon; 40. Common Trout; 41. Gillaroo Trout. .

      [Bookseller: Patrick McGahern Books, Inc. (ABAC)]
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        LEIPZIGER STUDIEN ZUR CLASSISCHEN PHILOLOGIE vol. I II anno II

      VON S. HIRZEL, 1879. INTERLINGUE 0,37 Due volumi, brossure editoriali morbide, con titoli neri, ingiallite e con piccoli strappetti ai dorsi, lieve usura ai bordi, pagine brunite attorno ai testi, con fioriture sparse ed alcune gore, tagli non rifilati, in tedesco, latino e greco USATO

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        [ARCTIC: POLAR URALS] Puteshestviya P.I. Krusensterna k Severnomu Uralu v 1874-1876 godakh dlya issledovaniya vodyanogo soobshcheniya mezhdu pritokami Pechory i Obi [i.e. Travels of P.I. Krusenstern to the Northern Urals in 1874-1876, for the Survey of Communication by Water between the Tributaries of the Pechora and Ob Rivers]

      St. Petersburg: ''Slavyanskaya Pechatnya'', 1879. [4], 172, [1] pp. Large octavo. With a large folding lithographed map at rear. Original publisher's printed wrappers. Very minor tears of extremities, otherwise a very good uncut copy in its original state. First and only edition. Very rare. An account of the last travel to the Polar Ural Mountains by Pavel Ivanovich Krusenstern (1809-1881), a noted Russian Arctic explorer, and a son of the first Russian circumnavigator Ivan Krusenstern (1770-1846). Pavel Krusenstern graduated from the Imperial Lyceum in Tsarskoye Selo and took part in the circumnavigation of sloop ''Senyavin'' under command of Friedrich Luetke in 1826-29. During the period between 1843 and 1876 he went on nine voyages to the Polar Ural Mountains, the Pechora River region and the coast of the Barents Sea in the modern-day Komi Republic and Nenets Autonomous Okrug of Russia, which resulted in the first exact map of the region based on astronomical observations, and thorough geological and topographical survey of the area. For the account of the first expedition to the Pechora River in 1843 Krusenstern and his companion, geologist Alexander von Keyserling (1815-1891) were awarded the Demidov prize of the Russian Academy of Sciences. In the 1860s Krusenstern was a shareholder of the ''Pechora Company'' formed for the logging and shipping of larch timber from the Polar Urals to the European Russia and Western Europe. His last expedition to the Polar Ural Mountains in 1874-76 aimed to ascertain the water way between the Pechora and Ob Rivers, which would enable the delivery of various goods from Siberia to the European Russia. Krusenstern followed the Usa River and its right tributary Bolshaya Usa (Sart-Yu), up to the Izyahoy stream near the Sartpe Mountain in the Polar Urals which serves as the water divide between the basins of Pechora and Ob Rivers, and the border between Europe and Asia. He was the first European to visit the water divide, and carried out a topographical survey of the nearby Khadata-Yugan-Lor Lakes which act as a source of the Khadata River from the Ob River system (incorrectly he stated that the lakes were the source of the Longotyegan River, another tributary of the Ob). Krusenstern suggested that construction of the channel between the stream and the lakes would enable water communication between the Pechora and Ob Rivers. His account includes the detailed description of the routes of his two expeditions (1874 and 1876), and over a hundred pages with results of astronomical observations (latitudes and longitudes, levelling etc.). The map compiled by the expedition surveyor gives a detailed picture of the water divide between the Izyahoy stream and the Khadata-Yugan-Lor Lakes. Worldcat locates only one paper copy (University of Illinois at Urbana).

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        ARCTIC: POLAR URALS] Puteshestviya P.I. Krusensterna k Severnomu Uralu v 1874-1876 godakh dlya issledovaniya vodyanogo soobshcheniya mezhdu pritokami Pechory i Obi [i.e. Travels of P.I. Krusenstern to the Northern Urals in 1874-1876, for the Survey of Communication by Water between the Tributaries of the Pechora and Ob Rivers]

      ''Slavyanskaya Pechatnya'', St. Petersburg 1879 - [4], 172, [1] pp. Large octavo. With a large folding lithographed map at rear. Original publisher's printed wrappers. Very minor tears of extremities, otherwise a very good uncut copy in its original state. First and only edition. Very rare. An account of the last travel to the Polar Ural Mountains by Pavel Ivanovich Krusenstern (1809-1881), a noted Russian Arctic explorer, and a son of the first Russian circumnavigator Ivan Krusenstern (1770-1846). Pavel Krusenstern graduated from the Imperial Lyceum in Tsarskoye Selo and took part in the circumnavigation of sloop ''Senyavin'' under command of Friedrich Luetke in 1826-29. During the period between 1843 and 1876 he went on nine voyages to the Polar Ural Mountains, the Pechora River region and the coast of the Barents Sea in the modern-day Komi Republic and Nenets Autonomous Okrug of Russia, which resulted in the first exact map of the region based on astronomical observations, and thorough geological and topographical survey of the area. For the account of the first expedition to the Pechora River in 1843 Krusenstern and his companion, geologist Alexander von Keyserling (1815-1891) were awarded the Demidov prize of the Russian Academy of Sciences. In the 1860s Krusenstern was a shareholder of the ''Pechora Company'' formed for the logging and shipping of larch timber from the Polar Urals to the European Russia and Western Europe. His last expedition to the Polar Ural Mountains in 1874-76 aimed to ascertain the water way between the Pechora and Ob Rivers, which would enable the delivery of various goods from Siberia to the European Russia. Krusenstern followed the Usa River and its right tributary Bolshaya Usa (Sart-Yu), up to the Izyahoy stream near the Sartpe Mountain in the Polar Urals which serves as the water divide between the basins of Pechora and Ob Rivers, and the border between Europe and Asia. He was the first European to visit the water divide, and carried out a topographical survey of the nearby Khadata-Yugan-Lor Lakes which act as a source of the Khadata River from the Ob River system (incorrectly he stated that the lakes were the source of the Longotyegan River, another tributary of the Ob). Krusenstern suggested that construction of the channel between the stream and the lakes would enable water communication between the Pechora and Ob Rivers. His account includes the detailed description of the routes of his two expeditions (1874 and 1876), and over a hundred pages with results of astronomical observations (latitudes and longitudes, levelling etc.). The map compiled by the expedition surveyor gives a detailed picture of the water divide between the Izyahoy stream and the Khadata-Yugan-Lor Lakes. Worldcat locates only one paper copy (University of Illinois at Urbana). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Brockhaus: Conversations-Lexikon. Allgemeine deutsche Real-Encyklopädie, 12. Auflage, 15 Bände (in 30 Bänden), Prachtausgabe.

      Leipzig, F. A. Brockhaus, 1875 - 1879. - Zwölfte umgearbeitete, verbesserte und vermehrte Auflage. Vollständiges Exemplar in 15 Bänden (gebunden in 30 Bänden). Braune Original-Halblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln auf rotem und schwarzem Rückenschild, vier Zierbünden sowie goldgeprägten Ornamentbändern an den Kapitalen. Buchdeckel mit mehrfarbigen Marmorbezügen und Lederecken; dreiseitiger Rotschnitt; Vorsätze mit Buntpapierbezügen im Pfauendesign. Es handelt sich um eine Ausgabe der schweizerischen Buchhandlung Meyri. Im Gesamtumfang von 15.300 Seiten. Alle Bände mit Artikelregister, Bd. 15 mit Universalregister der gesamten Ausgabe (156 S.). Bd. 15 enthält ferner eine Abhandlung "Zur Charakteristik und Geschichte des Conversations-Lexikon", ein Gesamtverzeichnis aller Mitarbeiter des Brockhaus-Lexikons von der 1. bis zur 11. Auflage sowie Nekrologische Notizen. Es erschienen keine Supplement-Bände. Letztes Lexikon der klassischen Brockhaus-Ära (Druck noch ohne Spaltensatz). Alle Bände in gutem Zustand; Buchrücken allenfalls geringfügig berieben; Leder noch frisch und glatt; Deckelbezüge vereinzelt etwas beschabt. Bei drei Bänden Deckelbezüge erneuert und daher in abweichendem (aber sehr gut passendem) Design. Einige Bindungen, wie zumeist bei Fadenbindungen, etwas gedehnt (aber intakt). Bände 4 und 11 mit einigen Schabstellen auf den Vorsätzen, einige Seiten dieser Bände etwas gewellt. Beim letzten Band wenige Seiten etwas fleckig. Seiten sonst sauber und fleckenfrei. In toto ansehnliches, in der Gesamtansicht harmonisches Exemplar dieser originellen Prachtausgabe in 30 Bänden, die in ihrer Art einzigartig sein dürfte. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben).

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        FIRST RUSSIAN CRITIQUE OF PRACTICAL REASON] Kritika prakticheskogo razuma i osnovopolozheniye k metafizike nravov / polnyi perevod s primechaniyami i prilozheniyem Kratkogo ocherka prakticheskoi filosofii sost. N. Smirnov [i.e. Critique of Practical Reason]

      tip. A. Transhelya, St. Petersburg 1879 - XVIII, 110, 192, [3] pp. 20?14 cm. Contemporary half leather with faded gilt-lettering on the spine. Original covers are preserved. Rubbed, private library ink stamps on the front pastedown, cover and last page, Soviet bookshop's stamp on the title page, owner's markings in text. Otherwise a very good copy. The first Russian translation of the most important work by Immanuel Kant (first originally published almost a century ago in 1788). In Russia Kant was an important figure, and attitude towards his philosophy work was complicated and ambiguous. With the development of high education different approaches to interpretation of Kant's philosophy have shaped. Perception of his work was particular for every town - Moscow, Kiev, St. Petersburg, Kharkiv. Kant's philosophy was spreading in waves (three overall), for example, at first it was introduced by professors Melman and Schaden in Moscow University who actively started to promote it; Karamzin published kind reviews, and finally first translations were printed («Osnovopolozheniye k metafizike nravov», Moscow, 1803; translated from German by Yakov Ruban). The first printed reference to Kant in Russia was made in 1790 by Melman (in Latin), and the first mention in Russian was made by Karamzin in 1791 (it was a letter about meeting the philosopher). All this together with Kant's election to the Academy of Sciences in 1794 was the start of Russian Kantianism. His name was so well known in Russia that Russian diplomats and travelers were deliberately seeking his reception. His ideas were popular among professors promoting them in universities (Melman, Shad, Finke etc.). It is known that even clerics were using handwritten translations in theological academies. So in the very beginning of 19th century there were made a few translations, most of them were low-grade because the source for translations was secondary or (and) in other than German languages. But even these bad translations disappeared for a few decades, and only in the second half of the century new professional translations (like this) were made. Decrease of Kantianism can explain such situation (the decrease itself was probably caused by the spread of materialism and positivism). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DROSTE, SCHOTEL Exemplaar van Coenraet Droste, Overblijfsels van geheugchenis, ‘s Gravenhage, Viejou, 1728, 4º, 196 p., gebonden in perkamenten band, afkomstig uit de bibliotheek van G.D.J. Schotel en met zeer veel aantekeningen van zijn hand.

      De aantekeningen bij deze autobiografie van Droste in dichtvorm zijn deels overgenomen uit het door Droste zelf vermeerderde exemplaar bij de Maatschappij van Ned.Letterkunde te Leiden, deels van de hand van Schotel zelf. Los in het boek liggen nog 24 p. manuscript over Droste, ook van de hand van Schotel. In 1879 zou Fruin voor de Mij. v.. Ned. Lett. een tweedelige nieuwe uitgave verzorgen.M5240

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat A.G. VAN DER STEUR]
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        Cahier de croquis et dessins au crayon papier de monuments historiques et paysages en Suisse romande par le peintre, dessinateur et lithographe genevois.

      1871-1879, - oblong in-8vo (19x12 cm), 26 dessins au crayon papier plein page, 12 ff. vierges à la fin, plusieurs cahiers et ff. détachés, sinon en bon état, nom de l?artiste et son adresse à Genève ms. de sa propre main à l?intérieur du plat avant, demi-toile avec titre ?Album? en or sur le plat sup., coins usés, dos fendu. Le cahier de dessin d?un important peintre genevois et suisse, membre de la famille d?artiste Hébert de Genève. Beaux dessins (croquis) datés avec légendes, peut-être établis en préparation de ?l?Album de la Suisse romande?, oeuvre à laquelle il contribua. A noter dans ce contexte qu?il inscrivait des indications dans les dessins telles que ?tuiles? ou ?tavillons? pour les toitures ou les couleurs des murs. Les dessins: Avant Bois d?Amont, les Etonnoirs de l?Orbe (Lac Brennet), Orbe (clocher d?église), vue d?une partie d?Orbe, Romainmôtier (porte), Romainmôtier (Abbatiale), la Sarraz (château), de la station de Cossonay, St-Maurice (couvent), Fribourg (chapelle St-Béat à l?entrée de la vallée du Gottéron), Avenches (tour), Morat (remparts), Morat (remparts coté lac), Bulle (porche de l?église), Romont, Gruyères (remparts), Au delà de Moutier (route), du haut du Pont de Nant - les Plans, St-Gingolph (porte), St-Gingolph (ruelle), St-Gingolph (int. de l?Hôtel de la poste), St-Gingolph (rue), Avully, Epesses - Chaney au fond, Epesses (ferme), coquis de paysage sans indications. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Dict. biogr. de l?art suisse, t. 1, 467; Thieme/Becker t. 16, 195.

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        A E I. Arabia Egypt India. A Narrative of Travel.

      London and Belfast: William Mullan and Son, 1879 - Octavo (211 x 135 mm). Contemporary tan half calf, raised bands to spine forming compartments gilt-tooled with arabesques, green morocco label, comb-marbled sides, edges and endpapers. Joints restored, extremities sympathetically refurbished, mild superficial craquelure to spine, small spot to prelims, short nick to top edge of initial blank, contents otherwise clean. A very good copy. Colour map frontispiece with tissue guard, additional folding colour map, 12 wood-engraved plates. First edition, presentation copy of this "notable travel account" (ODNB), inscribed in a secretarial hand to "George Augustus Sala, with Isabel Burton's kindest comple[men]ts - 21 Jun 1879" to the half-title, with Sala's ownership inscription directly below. Sala (1828-1895) was one of the leading literary figures in England during the second half of the 19th century, and a long-time friend of Isabel's husband Richard, whom he knew through membership of various semi-official clubs, including the Savage Club, which met at a Fleet Street hotel, and the Cannibal Club, "a coterie of intelligent bon viveurs which [also] included Richard Monckton Milnes, Algernon Swinburne and others" (Black, George Augustus Sala and the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press, p. 9). In December 1875 Richard Burton was granted six months' leave from his post as consul at Trieste, and he and Isabel decided to travel to India, where he had begun his adventuring career as a soldier in the Bombay infantry. From Trieste they sailed by way of Port Said and Jeddah to Bombay, proceeding thence to Hyderabad before making a brief tour of Sind and returning to England via Goa and Suez. In addition to an itinerary, chapters cover the Jeddah massacre of 1858, the history of Hyderabad, Francis Xavier and the Goa Inquisition, and more. Richard also described the journey in his own work Sindh Revisited (1877), which lacked illustrations and focused more on military matters. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        EDINBURGH Picturesque Notes by Robert Louis Stevenson author of "An Inland Voyage"

      Seeley, Jackson & Halliday, London 1879 - NEAR FINE book. AEG. Upper cover with 6 black, blind stamped edge rules around gilt lettered author/title/artist info. Illustrated with six Brunet-Debaines etchings from 5 Lockhart and 1 Bough drawing. In text woodcut vignettes by Chalmers or Thomas. PRISTINE interior with 3 important bookplates BUT: few very minor pastedown faults AND small "Cleveland Antiquarian Books" sticker inside upper cover. Text & etchings absolutely flawless. Bevelled covers of pebbled green cloth. Spine gilt lettered title/publisher info. Upper cover with gilt & black Edinburgh coat of arms at center. Very bright covers. Tips with 1/8" spots of wear in the outer cloth exposing the underlying boards. Spine ends lightly frayed. Interesting provinence. Bookplates of Herschel V Jones (1861-1928), W.T.H. Howe (1874-1939) and Edith Barbara Trantor. Jones was a newspaper editor & print & book collector. Howe a publisher & book collecter. Trantor was Howe's personal secretary and a book collecter in her own right. Jones' small bkplt gilt on green at top. Howe's at center, gilt on black, 2"x3". Interestingly, Trantor's bkplt is exactly the same size but carefuly laid right over Howe's such that only his name is exposed. Is there a story there? Book likely first owned by Jones, then Howe, last by Trantor. Her books were auctioned in 1962. NEAR FINE book. RLS' 2nd book. FINE inside. 14"x10", 39pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ANTÓNIO (O) Maria / Raphael Bordalo Pinheiro.- Ano I (Junho 1879) a Ano VI (Janeiro 1885)

      Lisboa: Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro, 1879-1885.- 6 vols.:il.; 31cm.-EColecção completa da primeira série desta bem conhecida publicação de Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro onde se encontram algumas das suas mais bem conseguidas caricaturas de sátira política que tanto influenciaram a vida social e política de Portugal em finais do seculo XIX. De particular interesse o 6º volume conter as raras 3 estampas a cores que pertencem ao "Album das Glorias" que ocasinalmente o acompanham.Conjunto revestido por boas meias-encadernações de chagrin, da época com títulos a ouro nas pastas.. Estimadas.

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        The Five Great Monarchies of the Ancient Eastern World (1879 4th Ed.); [together with] The Sixth Great Oriental Monarchy (1873 1st Ed.); and The Seventh Great Oriental Monarchy (1876 1st Ed.)

      John Murray/ Longmans, Green and Co., London 1879 - 4th Edition, 1879, of The Five Great Monarchies, John Murray, London; together with 1st Editions of The Sixth (1873 )and Seventh ( 1876 ) Great Monarchies, Longmans, Green and Co., London. Late 19th-century dark brown half calf, gilt spines, marbled sides, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. 4 folding maps in Five Great Monarchies, one each in Sixth and Seventh, numerous wood-engraved illustrations in the texts, all of the maps are Fine. The bookplate of Thornton Walbridge front end page or pastedown of each volume, with remains of an earlier bookplate removal in the 3 volumes of The Five Great Monarchies. All Volumes are Near Fine, leather with a few scuffs at the tips. A quite handsome 5 volume set of this important scholarly work. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Native Tribes of South Australia. Comprising The Narrinyeri, by the Rev. George Taplin; The Adelaide Tribe, by Dr. Wyatt, J.P.; The Encounter Bay Tribe, by the Rev. A. Meyer; The Port Lincoln Tribe, by the Rev. C.W. Schuermann; The Dieyerie Tribe, by S. Gason; Vocabulary of Woolner District Dialect (Northern Territory), by John Wm. Ogilvie Bennett; with an introductory chapter by J.D. Woods

      Adelaide, E.S. Wigg and Son, 1879. Octavo, xliv, 316 pages plus 8 tinted lithographs with tissue-guards. Original publisher's gilt-decorated polished half blue calf and blue textured cloth, edges and endpapers marbled, with a contrasting leather tile-label on the spine; leather lightly rubbed at the extremities and lightly worn at the bottom corner tips; spine sunned and slightly marked; an excellent copy, internally very fine (and we know it to be uncirculated, as it comes from the publisher's archive). An early collected reprint of works already scarce at the time; the lithographs and lengthy (34-page) introduction by Woods were new to this edition. Taplin's substantial contribution, The Narrinyeri (156 pages plus 6 preliminaries) is the text of the revised edition of 1878 (see his informative preface, dated 12 April 1878, at page [xliii]). The Wyatt contribution was not previously published as such; the text here was 'principally extracted from his official reports' stemming from his relatively short and unhappy time as the third South Australian Protector of the Aborigines, from 1837 to 1839 (Australian Dictionary of Biography). The contributions by Meyer, Schuermann, Gason and Bennett first appeared in 1846, 1846, 1874 and 1869 respectively. Ferguson 13095 (noting variant bindings).

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        Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes

      C. Kegan Paul & Co. 1879 - First Edition, First Printing; one of 750 copies in the first printing. Very Good with scratches to front cover, light rubbing to cloth at corners and spine ends, spine cloth slightly darkened. Light shelf lean. Inner hinges professionally repaired. Small binder ticket to rear paste down, small bookseller ticket to front paste down. Tipped in sheet at front with previous owner gift inscription; faded previous owner details to preliminary blank page. Pages toned. A nice copy of Robert Louis Stevenson's earliest published work, which is considered to be a pioneering classic of outdoor literature. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Catalogue of the valauble collection of Oriental Porcelain, Frankenthal and Dresden groups and Handsome cabinets of the late Paul Morren, notaire of Brussels

      London: Messrs. Christie, Manson Wood, 1879. 21 photographs, each tipped onto a seperate sheet. almost all of oriental porcelain. 236 lots. Priced (Total £6,690.19.6). 15 pp. 8vo. Crimson half morocco and marbled boards. Very Good. 21 photographs, each tipped onto a seperate sheet. almost all of oriental porcelain. 236 lots. Priced (Total £6,690.19.6). 15 pp. 8vo. 21 Photographs.

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        1879,1880, 1881 Wisden Cricketers Almanack - Facs Parts

      This lot is a set of 3 Wisdens,1879, 1880 and 1881. This books are in paperback form with facsimile spines, covers and odd page. In very good condition, they look very nice indeed.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1879 - 1879 Paperback Wisden, In Very Nice Condition for the year

      1879. Hi, This lot is an Original 1879 Wisden Paperback. 16th Edition in Orignal Paperback form as Wisden printed it. In Very Good Condition for the year, The book has not had any restoration but an ex owner has written 1879 to the spine (lettering started in 1887). As with 1878 the covers tend to wear a lot with the new style materials used by Wisden but these covers although some wear , and for a paperback, are nicer than many I have seen. The spine paper is complete but the first two pages are coming away slightly , after that it is tightly bound but some care needed at the front. Very nice inside. A chance to own a rare early paperback. The 1879 rebinds are a lot more common than the first 15 but this is less so in original paperback form in my experience , we havent sold many orignal 1879s since we started.

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        Heilige Antonius - Sautoni. ÖL auf Leinwand.

      1879 57 x 37 cm, 74 x 83 cm, Guter Zustand. Rechts unten signiert: Nach P. Deschwanden. Heinrich Kaiser. 1879. - Melchior Paul von Deschwanden (1811- 1881 in Stans) Schweizer Maler des Nazarenerstils. Heinrich Kaiser [oder Keyser] (1813-1900). Kunstmaler in Stans und Schüler Deschwandens. Studien in Mailand und Rom. Porträts. darunter von Papst Gregor XVI. Erfolgreicher Kirchenmaler. - Der heilige Antonius der Große wurde anno 251 in Kome. Ägypten. als Sohn wohlhabender christlicher Eltern geboren und starb im Jahr 356 im begnadeten Alter von 105 Jahren. Nach dem Tod seiner Eltern verschenkte er seinen Besitz und führte in der Wüste ein asketisches Leben. Auf den heiligen Antonius lassen sich erste Mönchsgemeinschaften zurückführen. weshalb er auch als \"Vater der Mönche\" gilt. Die Antoniusverehrung kam über Konstantinopel nach Europa. wo er als Patron der Ritter und Bauern. aber auch der Haustiere. besonders der Schweine. große Verehrung fand. Letztes brachte ihm auch den Beinamen \"Sautoni\" ein. Außerdem gilt Antonius. der Einsiedler. auch als Patron der Hirten. Weber. Fleischhacker. Zuckerbäcker und sogar der Totengräber. Um Beistand gebeten wird der Heilige bei Feuersnot. bei Hautkrankheiten. besonders bei Rotlauf und Gürtelrose. die einst mitunter sogar tödlich endeten. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Gemälde - vor 1900

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1879 - 1879 Wisden - Rebind with Covers

      1879. Hi, This lot is an 1879 Rebound Wisden , with the original covers bound within. This is the 16th edition and the the range of the harder to get years in Original form. This book is in Very Good Condition The boards are in Brown with gilt to the spine and also Gerald Brodribb to the front. The covers in the 1879 are of different paper (same as 78) and they always fade and the text is usually hard to read, this 1879 is of the same state but I would say it was a lot better than the average 1879. The covers are very nice and tall, there is some darkness and a mark to the front cover. The rear cover is also in very nice condition just th eusual wear and a mark. No trimming to report, these are very tall books. There is minimal foxing and nice clean white pages. Close to a 9 for the year.

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        The History of the Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote Of La Mancha

      William Paterson, 1879. Hardcover. Very Good. Adolphe Lalauze. xi, (1), xlii, 445, (1); viii, (4), 484; x, (2), 512; ix, (3), 508p. First thus. Bound in half morocco. Complete in four volumes. This is the first edition of the Adolphe Lalauze illustrated edition of Don Quixote. Biography of Cervantes to the front of volume one. Thomas Lloyd of Beechmount (1771-1829) bookplate to the front pastedown. He was MP of Co. Limerick between 1826-1829. 47 plates including frontispieces, plus title page vignettes. Collated complete. Peter Anthony Motteux (1663-1718) was a journalist and translator. "Motteux's greatest literary successes, in his own time and later, were his translations of the works of 'Rabelais' and of Cervantes' 'Don Quixote'... More paraphrastic than some of its later rivals, and more elegantly decorous, and less accurate, than Motteux's Rabelais, the version of Don Quixote was nevertheless widely admired throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries for its descriptive lucidity and playful wit". - ODNB Adolphe Lalauze (1838-1906) was a prolific French etcher and engraver. Condition: Very good. Some bumping to the corners and shelfwear. Spines sunned. Small pencil inscription to the verso of the title page of each volume, front free endpaper of volume two, and reverse of each of the plates. Offsetting from the plates. Scattered foxing on and around the plates. Occasional spot. Slight musty smell.

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        The Scientific Papers of Charles Wheatstone. Published by the Physical Society of London.

      London: Taylor & Francis, 1879. - FIRST EDITION. xiii, 380 pp; 21 plates (1 folding) + 2 unnumbered folding plates; text figs. Original cloth. Very Good+. 'Most of Wheatstone's published papers are listed in Royal Society Catalogue of Scientific Papers, VI, 343-344, and VIII, 1227-1228. Almost all of them are in The Scientfic Papers of Sir Charles Wheatstone (London, 1879), published by the Physical Society of London' (D. S. B. XIV: 290). Includes Wheatstone's first paper, 'New experiments on sound' (Annals of Philosophy 6, 1823, pp. 81-90), as well as 'Description of the kaleidophone, or phonic kaleidoscope: A new philosophical toy, for the illustration of several interesting and amusing acoustical and optical phenomena' (Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature and Art 23, 1827, 344-351), 'On the Transmission of Musical Sounds through Solid Linear Conductors, and on Their Subsequent Reciprocation' (Journal of the Royal Institution 2, 1831; pp. 47-63 in this volume), 'An account of some experiments to measure the velocity of electricity and the duration of electric light' (Phil. Trans., Vol. 124, 1834, pp. 583-591), and his 1843 Bakerian Lecture that popularized the 'Wheatstone Bridge' first described by Samuel Hunter Christie (1784-1865), 'An account of several new Instruments and Processes for determining the constants of a Voltaic Circuit' (Phil. Trans., Vol. 133, pp. 303-327). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Economics of Industry.

      London: Macmillan and Co., , 1879. Octavo (164 × 112mm). Original green cloth, spine and front cover titled in black. Book plate of the Royal Statistical Society to front cover and front free endpaper verso, with their acquisition label to front pastedown marking the book's receipt on 24 October 1879, presented by Messrs Macmillan & Co., blind embossed library stamp to upper margin of pp. v, 40, Joints lightly rubbed, cloth a little cockled in places, inner hinges professionally restored; title and upper margin slightly dust-soiled; a very good copy of a scarce title. First edition of Marshall's first book, written jointly with his wife Mary Paley Marshall, very rare in commerce. "Ostensibly an elementary primer, this book contained the first general statement of Marshall's emerging theories, and a considerable sophistication lay beneath its deceptively simple surface. Together with the powerful Pure Theory chapters published by Henry Sidgwick, a few copies of which circulated outside Cambridge, the Economics of Industry marked Marshall as a rising star in the economic firmament" (The New Palgrave 3, p. 351.)

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        Faust in Two Parts. Translated by Anna Swanwick. With forty Illustrations engraved on Steel after the Designs of Moritz Retzsch.

      London, George Bell and Sons 1879. gr.-8°. XVI, 350 S., 40 ungez. Stahlstich-Tafeln. Blauer Orig.-Maroquinlederband mit goldgepr. Einbandschmuck und Titelpräg., Voll-Goldschnitt- Rückenn kanten u. Ecken etw. berieben, innen stellenw. stockfleckig. Insgesamt jedoch ansprechendes Exemplar. \"Mit 2 verso Front.-Tafel mont. Bleistiftzeichnungen (Format der Darstellungen jeweils ca 10x5 cm) von Retzsch, wohl Skizzen zum \"\"Faust\"\", eingelegt in ein hs. Widmungsblatt, sign. u. datiert 15. Januar 1835 \"\".. Zur Erinnerung für Madam Hoare\"\".\"Versand D: 15,00 EUR Illustrierte Bücher, Umrißzeichnungen, Goethe, Bleistiftzeichnungen, Autographen, Handzeichnungl, Literatur, Übersetzung

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        French transportation of Paris Communards to New Caledonia: Photograph Album Noumea & Sydney, Australia

      1879 - An impressive album of large albumen prints of Noumea, New Caledonia and Ile des Pins, the French penal colony which opened in 1872, along with many images of native New Caledonians, New Caledonian chiefs, Queen Hortense, and images of Sydney, Australia. The album likely belonged to a French chemist, Charles Malan, as there is an image of an International Exhibition of 1879 certificate of award made out to "Charles Malan, Cajaput (sic) Oil" in the Sydney section of the album. Malan likely began a sandalwood oil (cajeput oil) factory in New Caledonia, traveling to Sydney to take part in the Exhibition and placing a photograph of his award in this album.Of the 42 images of New Caledonia, a series of 12 are images of the penal colony for deported members of the Paris Commune, the revolutionary democratic socialist government that ruled Paris in the spring of 1871. By the time the revolution was suppressed, more than 100,000 men and women were killed or exiled to the colonies. The Commune represented the great tradition of the French working class.The French government chose New Caledonia and Ile des Pins as a site for transportation of convicts based on the British model of transportation to Botany Bay. Almost 4,000 Communards were exiled there in pursuance of the new deportation law enacted in early 1872. The Ile des Pins images include the landing dock, gendarmerie (French police and indigenous people seated outside the building), the garrison, the officers' refectory, "case des Communards" (showing the Communards resting inside an open lean to, with native New Caledonians seated in the foreground), palace of Queen Hortense, the French mission at Vao, the Catholic church, and "Hortense et Samuel" (Queen and King of Ile des Pins).Some of the prints are stamped on the verso "Allen (sic) Hughan"; he was appointed Government Photographer in New Caledonia, and inspected the prison installations for the Paris Communards in 1872, followed by a photographic expedition to the interior in 1874.The New Caledonia prints include landscapes, bird's eye views of Noumea's harbor, trees, villages, rivers, native habitations, indigenous people including tribal chiefs, and several studio shots of New Caledonian family groups. The Sydney images include ships at anchor in the bay, Martindale, landscapes, city landmarks, local businesses, and an image of the international exhibition 1879 certificate of award made out to Charles Malan, Cajaput Oil. There are also two carte de visite images of a Sydney shop, T. W. Stilling, Draper & Outfitters. A panoramic folding albumen view of an oil production plant and a map of the area (map of the area of Bouloupari (New Caledonia) loosely inserted; it is likely the cajeput oil plant of Charles Malan.Each image with calligraphic handwritten titles in French below the albumen photograph. The verso of the New Caledonia images with explanatory text, some written in English, others in French. There are 42 images of New Caledonia, and 19 of Sydney, Australia, with the latter part of the album displaying the images of Sydney.Allan Hughan (1834 - 1883) was the noted British born photographer who established his business in Noumea in 1871 in Rue Sebastopol, advertising 'vues de Noumee et des environs' ('Moniteur', June 7, 1871). As Government Photographer he photographed the imprisoned Communards, the interior of New Caledonia, Queen Hortense and the mission station at Vao (1876). Hughan died in Tamoa, Toutouta, New Caledonia in 1883. Small folio, 11 1/4 x 16". Dark green gilt and black stamped cloth covers, with "Album" in gilt at front board and spine, and ornate gilt borders. 42 photographs of New Caledonia, most 6 x 8" (a few 8 x 10"0 and presented 2 per page; 19 photographs of Sydney most 7 1/4 x 4 1/4". Some images tipped in at corners, others inserted into corner holders. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TRUTHS ABOUT WHISKY.

      London, printed by Sutton Sharpe and Co, 145 Queen Victoria Street, E.C. 1879.. SECOND EDITION 1879. 8vo, approximately 215 x 145 mm, 8½ x 5½ inches, 4 folding tinted lithographs of Dublin Distilleries, pages: vi, [1], 1-103, [10]= adverts etc. original publisher's dark green cloth, gilt lettering to covers and decoration in black, spine blank, original yellow endpapers. Slight rubbing and shelf wear to binding, 2 pale spots to upper cover, occasional dusty mark to margins, otherwise a very good clean copy.

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        A Study of the so-called Tendon-Reflex Phenomena.

      Med.-Chir. Trans., 62. - Published by the Medical and Chirurgical Society. London, J.E.Adlard, 1879, 8, (2), 37, (1) pp., Halbeleinband im Stil der Zeit St.a.Tit. First Edition - Rare author's offprint! "The examination of the deep tendon reflex began in 1875 with the recognition by Wesphal and Erb independently that muscular contraction follows the mechanical stimulation of a tendon. Although this phenomenon had been previously noted, its relationship to neurological disease was first pointed out by Erb and Westphal. Erb regarded this phenomenon as a simple reflex, but Westphal thought that the knee-jerk depended on a direct excitation of the muscle, which was maintained in a state of tonus through reflex influences. The most important of the tendon reflexes was the knee-jerk, which was termed the knee-phenomenon by Westphal, patellar tendon-reflex by Erb, and knee-jerk or myotatic reflex by Gowers. The importance of the ankle-jerk or Achilles tendon phenomena was soon recognized too, particularly its association with ankle clonus. The other tendon reflexes, including the biceps, triceps, radial reflexes and jaw jerk, were also described. The method of eliciting the tendon reflexes was carefully described. Sir William Richard Gowers (1845-1915) suggested obtaining the knee jerk by a blow to the tendon given with the side of the hand or edge of the stethoscope. . The examination of the reflexes was introduced into British neurology in 1878 by Grainger Stewart and Buzzard, and the importance of the tendon reflexes was gradually recognized by all neurologists...It was not until the generation following Charcot and Gowers that the notion of the clinical syndrome, of hyperreflexia, spasticity, absent cutaneous reflexes, weakness and an extensor plantar response, became the hallmark of pyramidal or cortical-spinal tract disease."L.C. McHenry, Garrison's Hist. of. Neurol., pp.347-350

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1879 - 1879,1880, 1881 Wisden Rebind without Covers or Ads

      1879. Hi, This lot is three Wisdens bound as one an 1879 to 1881 Wisden , Rebound without the original covers or the adverts. The binding is very nice like the Pelham Warner books (it could be one from his set as Vol 5 on the binding), the book inside is very clean and well presented,

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        Bulletin de la société Héraldique et Généalogique de France. I° année, 10 Janvier 1879 - 25 novembre 1879, nn. 1-22. 2° année, 10 Janvier 1880 - 25 novembre 1880-1881, nn. 1-22. Troisième volume, 3° année, 10 Janvier 1882 - 25 novembre 1882, nn. 1-22. Quatrième volume, 6° année, 10 Avril 1884 - ? (dal n. 12 del 25 Février 1885 scompare la data e la numerazione è doppia), nn. 1-22. Cinquième volume, 7° année, Janvier 1886 - Décembre 1886. Sixième volume, 8° année, Janvier 1887 - Novembre et Décembre 1887.

      Aux Bureaux de la Société héraldique et généalogique de France, 1879. In 8, pp, 750 circa a volume. Rilegat. m. pergamena, angoli, due tasselli e oro. Rarissime fiorit. sparse.

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        Die Opale. Blätter für Kunst & Literatur. Teile 1 bis 4 [in 3 gebunden mehr nicht erschienen].

      Verlagsbroschure, 4 Teile in 3 gebunden, 216+216 S., gedruckt in schwarz/ grün auf Vellin, unbeschnitten, mit 26 [statt den angegebenen 25] Illustrationen -1 Lage mit 6 Bl nicht mit eingebunden [SS 131-142], Papier durchgehend stockfleckig, ungebundenes Verlagsexemplar mit allen Illustrationen und einer zusätzlichen von Witold Wojtkiewicz. Es fehlen einige Seiten der Vier Gedichte aus Femmes von Paul Verlaine und aus dem Anfang des 7. Stückes *La Ruelle mal assertie*. Dafür ist im 2. Bd. auf S. 128 eine Illustration des polnischen Malers Witold Wojtkiewicz [1879-1909] eingefügt, die nicht im Verzeichnis aufgeführt steht. Franz Blei versammelt hier, wie es im Untertitel des Vorläufers *Der Amethyst* heißt: seltsame Literatur und Kunst. Überwiegend erotisch bis skurril, zeigt Blei sein besonderes Gespür für interessante Künstler. Erschienen ist die Zeitschrift nur in diesem einen Jahrgang in einer Auflage von 890 Exemplaren. Texte von E.T.A.Hoffmann, Robert Walser, Max Brod, Oscar Wilde, Gerhard Ouckama Knoop, Marcel Schwob, Nahabed Kutschak, Aubrey Beardsley, Christian Reuter, Verlaines, Chesterton, Christian Felix Weisse, Antoine Hamilton, Felicien Rops, Le Pansif, Rudolf Borchardt, Wilhelm Heinse, Alexander Bernus, Remy de Gourmont, Rudolf Alexander Schröder, La Fontaine, Hermann Bahr, John Keats, Kamillo Lauer, von Heisterbach, Paul Claudel, Francois Villon, Abraham Gotthelf Kästner, Philipp Frey, Tristan Corbiere sowie Illustrationen von Laboureur, F. Christophe, Beardsley, Karl Hofer, Marcus Behmer, C.Somoff, Andre Lambert, Willi Geiger, John Höxter, Otto zu Gutenegg, Max Fröhlich, Karl Walser und einem Originalholzschnitt von E.R.Weiss.

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        French transportation of Paris Communards to New Caledonia: Photograph Album Noumea & Sydney, Australia

      , 1879. 1879. Hardcover. An impressive album of large albumen prints of Noumea, New Caledonia and Ile des Pins, the French penal colony which opened in 1872, along with many images of native New Caledonians, New Caledonian chiefs, Queen Hortense, and images of Sydney, Australia. The album likely belonged to a French chemist, Charles Malan, as there is an image of an International Exhibition of 1879 certificate of award made out to "Charles Malan, Cajaput (sic) Oil" in the Sydney section of the album. Malan likely began a sandalwood oil (cajeput oil) factory in New Caledonia, traveling to Sydney to take part in the Exhibition and placing a photograph of his award in this album.Of the 42 images of New Caledonia, a series of 12 are images of the penal colony for deported members of the Paris Commune, the revolutionary democratic socialist government that ruled Paris in the spring of 1871. By the time the revolution was suppressed, more than 100,000 men and women were killed or exiled to the colonies. The Commune represented the great tradition of the French working class.The French government chose New Caledonia and Ile des Pins as a site for transportation of convicts based on the British model of transportation to Botany Bay. Almost 4,000 Communards were exiled there in pursuance of the new deportation law enacted in early 1872. The Ile des Pins images include the landing dock, gendarmerie (French police and indigenous people seated outside the building), the garrison, the officers' refectory, "case des Communards" (showing the Communards resting inside an open lean to, with native New Caledonians seated in the foreground), palace of Queen Hortense, the French mission at Vao, the Catholic church, and "Hortense et Samuel" (Queen and King of Ile des Pins).Some of the prints are stamped on the verso "Allen (sic) Hughan"; he was appointed Government Photographer in New Caledonia, and inspected the prison installations for the Paris Communards in 1872, followed by a photographic expedition to the interior in 1874.The New Caledonia prints include landscapes, bird's eye views of Noumea's harbor, trees, villages, rivers, native habitations, indigenous people including tribal chiefs, and several studio shots of New Caledonian family groups. The Sydney images include ships at anchor in the bay, Martindale, landscapes, city landmarks, local businesses, and an image of the international exhibition 1879 certificate of award made out to Charles Malan, Cajaput Oil. There are also two carte de visite images of a Sydney shop, T. W. Stilling, Draper & Outfitters. A panoramic folding albumen view of an oil production plant and a map of the area (map of the area of Bouloupari (New Caledonia) loosely inserted; it is likely the cajeput oil plant of Charles Malan.Each image with calligraphic handwritten titles in French below the albumen photograph. The verso of the New Caledonia images with explanatory text, some written in English, others in French. There are 42 images of New Caledonia, and 19 of Sydney, Australia, with the latter part of the album displaying the images of Sydney.Allan Hughan (1834 - 1883) was the noted British born photographer who established his business in Noumea in 1871 in Rue Sebastopol, advertising 'vues de Noumee et des environs' ('Moniteur', June 7, 1871). As Government Photographer he photographed the imprisoned Communards, the interior of New Caledonia, Queen Hortense and the mission station at Vao (1876). Hughan died in Tamoa, Toutouta, New Caledonia in 1883. Small folio, 11 1/4 x 16". Dark green gilt and black stamped cloth covers, with "Album" in gilt at front board and spine, and ornate gilt borders. 42 photographs of New Caledonia, most 6 x 8" (a few 8 x 10"0 and presented 2 per page; 19 photographs of Sydney most 7 1/4 x 4 1/4". Some images tipped in at corners, others inserted into corner holders.

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        Autograph Quotation signed ("A. Krupp").

      N. p., 25. X. 1879. - 4to. 1 p. An occasional poem written in pencil: "By day when the sun is bright | And also in darkness of night | By candle or light of the moon | I always like to hear your tune | When I for distraction long | After heavy mental labor | Pearces through the wall the song | Of the shello - from my neighbour | And is work upon my mind | As relief of mildest kind | And when in the Eve you play | Goes all pain and care away". - Small tears in foldings.

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        'Inter-Collegiate Cricket, 1910. PAC 118 and 209 v SPSC 368 and 191'. An original gelatin silver photograph of the St Peter's College team, victorious to the tune of 232 runs

      The photograph (218 x 294 mm) is laid down as issued on the original printed mount; the photographer is E. Ziegler, 40 Elizabeth St, Norwood (Ernest Charles Victor Ziegler, active 1879-1925). The photograph and mount are in superb condition, behind glass in the original frame. 'The Advertiser' (11 December 1931) sets the scene for these Inter-Collegiate matches: 'Today the annual cricket match between St Peter's and Prince Alfred Colleges will begin at the Adelaide Oval. Last year the game was played at Prince Alfred College, the first time in the history of the matches [first played in 1878] that the Adelaide Oval was not available. The match is one of the most important cricket events outside first-class matches in South Australia, although in recent years it has failed to [sic] the importance and drawing power of inter-collegiate matches played before the war. Many famous cricketers have graduated from the college teams'. The 1910 SPSC team was no exception; sitting next to each other are C.E. Pellew and Vice-Captain A.G. Moyes. 'Nip' Pellew played for South Australia (1913-14 to 1928-29), the AIF Touring XI (1919 to 1919-20) and Australia (ten Tests in 1920-21). Johnny Moyes, a 'promising young cricketer ... had represented (1912-15) South Australia (making a century on debut), been chosen (1914) for Australia in a tour (cancelled due to World War I) against South Africa, and played for Victoria in 1920. In Sydney, he achieved one of the highest individual scores in grade cricket when he made 218 runs in 83 minutes for the Gordon District Cricket Club in 1922.... he served as a New South Wales selector (1926-27) and wanted (Sir) Donald Bradman to play for the State' (Australian Dictionary of Biography). For many years, he worked as a journalist (including fifteen years as sporting editor of 'The Sun'), and he published thirteen books on cricket. In 1949 he began 'broadcasting sporting sessions for the Australian Broadcasting Commission. In 1950-51 he covered his first Test series, against England. In 1955 he received a full-time contract. As a cricket broadcaster, he became a household name in Australia and New Zealand in the 1950s and early 1960s' (ADB).

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        The History of the Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote Of La Mancha.

      William Paterson 1879 - xi, (1), xlii, 445, (1); viii, (4), 484; x, (2), 512; ix, (3), 508p. First thus. Bound in half morocco. Complete in four volumes. This is the first edition of the Adolphe Lalauze illustrated edition of Don Quixote. Biography of Cervantes to the front of volume one. Thomas Lloyd of Beechmount (1771-1829) bookplate to the front pastedown. He was MP of Co. Limerick between 1826-1829. 47 plates including frontispieces, plus title page vignettes. Collated complete. Peter Anthony Motteux (1663¿1718) was a journalist and translator. "Motteux's greatest literary successes, in his own time and later, were his translations of the works of 'Rabelais' and of Cervantes' 'Don Quixote'. More paraphrastic than some of its later rivals, and more elegantly decorous, and less accurate, than Motteux's Rabelais, the version of Don Quixote was nevertheless widely admired throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries for its descriptive lucidity and playful wit". - ODNB Adolphe Lalauze (1838-1906) was a prolific French etcher and engraver. Condition: Very good. Some bumping to the corners and shelfwear. Spines sunned. Small pencil inscription to the verso of the title page of each volume, front free endpaper of volume two, and reverse of each of the plates. Offsetting from the plates. Scattered foxing on and around the plates. Occasional spot. Slight musty smell. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Guerre et la Paix Roman historique traduit avec l'autorisation de l'auteur par une Russe

      bradel demi-percaline anthracite à coins, non rogné.   Édition originale française, imprimée à Saint Petersbourg, Maximilianovsky pér., n°15, par Trenké et Fusnot. La Russe est la Princesse Irène Ivanovna Paskevitch. Cinq cents exemplaires furent commercialisés en France par Hachette. Exemplaire du compositeur Gabriel René Saint Taillandier qui a établi au crayon, sur les gardes de la reliure, une précieuse nomenclature des personnages principaux.  Artiste compositeur, organiste, Gabriel Saint René Taillandier  (1861-1931) suivit l'enseignement de César Franck à la suite de Camille Benoit, Vincent d'Indy ou Ernest Chausson, ses amis. Fervent admirateur de Richard Wagner, il assista avec ces derniers à la première représentation de l'ensemble de la tétralogie - Der Ring des Nibelungen - dirigée par le Maître à Bayreuth en 1876. Dans son fascicule de septembre 1886, La Revue Wagnérienne mentionne toujours sa présence à Bayreuth, dix ans après. Pour l'anecdote, son père Georges Saint René Taillandier, publiciste à la Revue des Deux Mondes, occupait le fauteuil 33 à l'Académie Française - à sa mort, en 1879, le fauteuil échut à Maxime Du Camp...

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        A 83 SNOW SCENERY AT YOKOHAMA.

      [Yokohama ca. 1879]. An albumen photograph, very clean, card mounted: photo size: 26.3 x 20.8 cm., card size: 40.5 x 30.3 cm., an excellent example, sharp and clear image. A RARE & OBSCURE, UNRECORDED IMAGE * AN EARLY, UNSIGNED PHOTOGRAPH ATTRIBUTED TO A. FARSARI. Common of the early period, most photographers working in Japan did not sign their images. They did however number and title them in a unique way identifying [to them !] as their work. The major flaw in that logic comes after they sell, trade or otherwise transfer ownership of the negative to other photographers. EXCEPTIONALLY RARE & EARLY IMAGE: This image has not been found listed or cited in the literature below. It appears to be "un-recorded" and so early that its negative may have been damaged or destroyed, therefore very few examples remain. If it were one of the common negatives sold, exchanged or used by other photographers under their name, there would be ample examples found throughout the literature and the graphic record. This example appears to have been taken in the early period, before hand-coloring was a common feature of the genre. It appears to be a weather inspired work, done in an effort to record the rare and unusual snow-fall in Yokohama. This is a truly OBSCURE and RARE image! We believe it to be a true reflection of Farsari's earliest period of personally inspired photographs. There are very few other images of any Yokohama snow-fall. A RARE VIEW OF A SNOW-FALL IN YOKOHAMA: The Image Details: An excellent early photograph showing Mt. Fuji in the background, a river scene with a Japanese cargo 'junk,' a single well covered rickshaw on the left quay is seen heading away from the camera. Two Japanese men in Kimono are on the quay, one holds an umbrella, the other holds a "Boston Bag" a kind of foreign style small bag with two handles, on the left bank. THE CAPTION: In the lower left corner is the caption: "A 83 SNOW SCENERY AT YOKOHAMA." This caption was a common feature for a larger number of photographs from Japan in this period. This number is not found in any of the Bennett books, and remains illusive with virtually no published or recorded literature about it. See below reference books. THE COMPOSITION: The photograph is very nicely composed. A bleak, cold scene along the river with several vessels covered in snow tied up to the right bank. The left quay and cobble-stone walkway has snow build up. WHO WAS THE PHOTOGRAPHER: ALDOLFO FARSARI: ADOLFO FARSARI [1841-1898] was an Italian photographer based in Yokohama, Japan. His studio, the last notable foreign-owned studio in Japan, was one of the country's largest and most prolific commercial photographic firms. Largely due to Farsari's exacting technical standards and his entrepreneurial abilities it had a significant influence on the development of photography in Japan. Following a brief military career, including service in the American Civil War, he became a successful entrepreneur and commercial photographer. His photographic work was highly regarded, particularly his hand-coloured portraits and landscapes, which he sold mostly to foreign residents and visitors to the country. Farsari's images were widely distributed, presented or mentioned in books and periodicals, and sometimes recreated by artists in other media; they shaped foreign perceptions of the people and places of Japan and to some degree affected how Japanese saw themselves and their country. MASS CONFUSION IN TRUE IDENTITY OF MOST JAPANESE IMAGES: It is also worthy to note that Farsari used several Japanese to hand-color and assist in developing and creating souvenir albums for the western visitor trade. Some of these Japanese eventually opened their own photography studios in Yokohama and in other port cities where foreigners arrived and departed. In the late years Farsari sold and exchanged negative images with some of these Japanese photographers. In the end, a large number of negatives exchanged hands, resulting in a general 'loss' of attribution to the exact photographer to took the original photo. This cause mass confusion in the Japanese photographic history and genre. A semi-reliable method to determine authorship of a photograph it to have knowledge of photographic souvenir albums, some of which had a sticker place inside a cover with the studio name. Again confusing, but some reflect the artistic style and unique composition habits, thus connecting them to that photographer. Its more of an art than a science. The reference books are loaded with mis-attribution to the dearth of photographic images. FARSARI AND YOKOHAMA SHASHIN: FARSARI & YOKOHAMA PHOTOGRAPHY During the time Farsari was in Yokohama, there were also a good number of other foreign and Japanese photographic studios actively taking photos and creating souvenir photo albums. To list some: Beato, Stillfried, Tamamura, Kusakabe Kimbei, Ogawa Kazumasa, and Uchida Kuichi were all competitors. Farsari being a perfectionist, makes him perhaps the best of all photographers working in Japan during this period. See the Wikipedia article below for more info. CONDITION: The photograph is very clean, with a sharp and very clear image. There is a minor bit of the usual fading common to photos of this early era. Being a very bleak, cloudy winter day, Mt. Fuji in the background is a bit faint, but clearly outlined with a lot of snow. The image has been laid-down on a clean board and is solid. The board looks similar to the kind of heavy rag-paper common to the better quality albums of the period, there is not foxing anywhere on the board or image. There is a very mild bit of warping to the board, again common to an item of this age. The verso of the board is clean, without annotation. REFERENCE: The following are some useful bibliographies to consult for more information on this album and Japanese early photography in general: We have had another Yokohama bound photo album by Farsari many years ago. This contained a good number of his albumen photos mounted on similar rag-board, and was leather bound with title: "THE ENVIRONS OF YOKOHAMA," a large size format: 34.5 x 6.5 cm. BENNETT, Terry. EARLY JAPANESE IMAGES BENNETT, Terry. OLD JAPANESE PHOTOGRAPHS: COLLECTORS' DATA GUIDE. H. Bayou; FELICE BEATO ET L'ECOLE DE YOKOHAMA. JAPANISCHE PHOTOGRAPHIE 1860-1929. H. Cortazzi: JAPAN CAUGHT IN TIME. [Feliz Beato/R. von Stillfried]: ONCE UPON A TIME: Visions of Old Japan from the Photos of Beato and Stillfried & the Words of Pierre Loti. Claudia G. Philipp et al: FELICE BEATO IN JAPAN: Photographien zum Ende der Feudalzeit 1863-1873. C. Worswick: JAPAN PHOTOPGRAPHS 1854-1905. Philipp March & Claudia Delank: THE ADVENTURE OF JAPANESE PHOTOGRAPHY 1860-1890. LA LEGGENDA DI UN IMPERO: Felice Beato e la scuola fotogarfica di Yokohama alla scoperta del Giappone 1860/1900 for more useful details, valuable images and information. More on Aldolfo Farsari: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adolfo_Farsari .

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        India.Handbook of the Madras Presidency. with a notice of the overland route to India.

      John Murray London 1879 - Second edition. xx, 415pp, , folding map in rear pocket, 68pp adverts at rear dated 1879-80, inner hinges slightly cracked, pencilling inside, previous bookseller's label, publisher's red cloth gilt, gilt lettering dull; overall a very good firm copy. Since the previous edition in 1879, the Suez Canal had opened and the railway system had started throughout India. Endpapapers dated "March 1879". Lister 220. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Norske Folke- og Huldre-Eventyr. Ny Samling.

      1879 1879 - (Med Bidrag fra Jørgen Moes Reiser og Optegnelser.). Christiania: Dybwad 1871. VIII + 248 s. Rent og velholdt eksemplar indbundet i det orig. bogtrykte kartonnage med ny ryg. Indlagt i nyere smuk bogæske med skindryg- og hjørner, guldtryk på ryggen. Æsken signeret Henning Jensen. * Med dedikation: 'Hr Dr [G] Brandes med Høiagtelse og Ærbødigelse fra P.Chr. Asbjørnsen Christiania Novbr 1871'.Østberg 51.

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        Ueber eine neue Beleuchtungsmethode der Höhlen des menschlichen Körpers. Von Dr. Max Nitze. *) (Sp.851-858, 7 Fig.). + Offener Brief an Herrn Prof. Dr. Auspitz (Sp.1495-1497).

      Wien. med. Presse, 20/26+46. - Wien, Urban & Schwarzenberg, 29. Juni und 9. November 1879, 4, Sp.833-872 Sp.1457-1488, feiner Pappband. Erstdruck! *) Vorgetragen in der Stizung der k.k. Gesellschaft der Aerzte in Wien am 9. Mai 1879.

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        Castell Tenno.

      Hölzel Eduard, Vienna, 1879. Cromolitografia di dimensioni 27,3x38,3 cm. Buono, ordinari segni d'uso e del tempo. Veduta a colori di Castel Tenno, non lontano da Riva del Garda. Fu realizzata probabilmente durante un suo viaggio di studio nel Tirolo ed usualmente è contenuta nell'opera dal titolo "Aus den Alpen". Si vende in cornice.

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        The Inner Life of Syria, Palestine, and the Holy Land. From My Private Journal

      London, C. Kegan Paul and Co., 1879 ('new and cheaper', and first one-volume, edition)/ 1875. Octavo, xii, 516, 32 (publisher's catalogue, dated [18]78) pages plus mounted Woodburytype portraits of Isabel and Richard Burton and 2 chromolithographs. Original gilt-pictorial cloth (with the author's name on the spine given as 'Mrs. R. Burton'); cloth lightly scuffed, marked and bumped, with minimal wear to the extremities (confined mainly to the bottom edges of the boards); overall an excellent copy, with the contemporary blind-stamp of the Adelaide bookseller W.C. Rigby on the front flyleaf. 'I have followed my husband everywhere, gleaning only women's lore, and I hope that the daily jottings of my private journal will yield a sketch of the inner life of the Holy Land in general, and of Damascus in particular. I wish to convey an idea of the life which an Englishwoman may make for herself in the East. In doing so I have found it difficult to avoid being too personal, or egotistical, or too frank' (relatively speaking!). Obvious changes incorporated since the two-volume editions of 1875 and 1876 include the advertisement on the verso of the half-title for Richard Burton titles published in 1878 and 1879, an expanded list of his publications up to 1879 (pages 515-16), the 1878 catalogue, and the deletion of the folding map. The main difference, and one for the purists to note, is that the portrait of Richard Burton is different to that used in the first and second editions: there, he is facing right, in shirtsleeves; here, he is facing left, in a double-breasted coat with wide lapels.

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