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        THROUGH THE DARK CONTINENT [TWO VOLUME SET] Or the Sources of the Nile around the Great Lakes of Equatorial Africa and Down the Livingstone River to the Atlantic Ocean

      Harper & Brothers, New York 1879 - Light wear to spine ends and other extremities. Hinges professionally repaired. ; Decorative dark green boards with pictorial design in black and brown. Gilt lettering to spine and front board. Brown endpapers. "10 maps and 150 woodcuts". Including maps in rear pockets ; 8vo; 522, 566 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Complete Traveller Antiquarian Bookstore]
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        SPORT IN BRITISH BURMA, ASSAM, and the CASSYAH AND JYNTIAH HILLS

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1879. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. In two volumes, With notes of sport in the hilly districts of the northern division, Madras indicating the best localities with natural history notes, illustrations of the people, scenery, and game, together with maps to guide the traveler or sportsman, and hints on weapons, fishing tackle ...for killing game met with in those provinces. Yellow endpapers, previous owner's name, San Antonio, Tx. Feb, '97. Brown cloth, black rules, decoration, gilt titles, rubbing at head and heel of spines, interiors clean and tight. Two folding maps,( one with tear near binding)10 color lithographs by Vincent Brooks Day & Son as called for, (one of a horse caught in a tree where it had fallen) 253pp., 230pp., all edges untrimmed, one margin water stain. Both volumes complete.

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        Klinger, Max. - Rettungen Ovidischer Opfer (Opus II). - Blatt VIII. - "Narcissus und Echo II".

      - Radierung / Strichätzung, Aquatinta & Kaltnadel, auf festem glänzendem Japanbütten, 1879. Von Max Klinger. 27,6 x 18,2 cm (Darstellung) / 29,9 x 20,8 cm (Platte) / 40 x 29 cm (Blatt). Singer 32 IV (von VI). In der Platte links unten gestochene Signatur: "MAX KLINGER". Oben links und rechts bezeichnet: "OP. II. / VIII." - Gratiger feinnerviger Abzug. - Im äußersten oberen Rand drei kleine Flecklein. Sonst tadellos. Guter Zustand. Max Klinger (1857 Leipzig - 1920 Großjena). Deutscher Bildhauer, Maler und Grafiker des Symbolismus. 1874/75 Studium an der Großherzoglich Badischen Kunstschule in Karlsruhe bei Karl Gussow und Ludwig Des Coudres, 1875 an der Königlichen Akademie der Künste in Berlin. 1878 präsentierte Klinger zum ersten Mal seine Gemälde in der 52. Ausstellung der Königlichen Akademie der Künste in Berlin. Ab 1879 lebte er völlig zurückgezogen in Brüssel und beschäftigt sich intensiv mit Radierung und Aquatinta. Aufenthalte in Brüssel, München, Paris und Rom. Großer Erfolg als Graphiker, u.a. mit dem Radierzyklus "Paraphrase über den Fund eines Handschuhs" (1881). Klinger zählt zu den wichtigsten Vertretern der polychromen Plastik. Zu seinen Hauptwerken zählen u.a. die Skulpturen "Beethoven", "Die neue Salome" und "Kassandra". Eine sozialkritische Sicht beweist Klinger in den Radierzyklen, ?Dramen? und ?Ein Leben? Zahlreiche Künstler der Moderne wie Käthe Kollwitz, Ernst Barlach oder Edvard Munch beriefen sich auf ihn. Sprache: Deutsch

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        CAUDEBEC EN CAUX - DOUZE DESSINS D'APRES NATURE GRAVES A L'EAU-FORTE PAR M. P. CARBONNIER. TEXTE PAR M. R. DE MAULDE

      Me Ve CADART 1879 - CARBONNIER TIRAGE NUMEROTE 78 sur 150 sur HOLLANDE. - 1879, PARIS, Me Ve CADART. - GRAND PORTFOLIO A LACETS IN-FOLIO, 54 par 38 cm. - P. de fx titre, au dos la justification du Tirage à 150 exemplaires sur Hollande, le nôtre portant le 78. Page de titre, 53 pages avec bandeaux et lettrines, gravures dans le texte. - SUIVENT les 12 EAUX FORTES. TRES RARE EXEMPLAIRE BIEN COMPLET de ses 12 Eaux Fortes. - [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE ANCIENNE BERNARD MARIE ROLIN]
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        Heidelberga. Prächtige Ansicht von Heidelberg über den Neckar. Facsimile-Reproduktion des Kupferstichs von Frederik de Wit durch die Reichsdruckerei Berlin um 1880

      Faksimile-Reprint auf großem Büttenblatt in der Größe des Originals mit fein abgesetztem Plattenrand, Plattengröße 34 x 49 cm, Blattgröße 48 x 61 cm, rechts unten in der Platte signiert "F. de Wit Excudit Amstelodami", rückseitig blauer Rundstempel "Facsimile-Reproduction der Reichsdruckerei Berlin", Papier leicht gegilbt und im breiten Rand etwas lichtrandig, geglättete Mittelfalz, im Himmel über dem Geißberg ein kleiner blasser Braunpunkt, im unteren Rand der bildlichen Darstellung zwei kleine Löcklein, rückseitig mit Papier der Zeit fachgerecht hinterklebt, ansonsten gut erhalten, sehr selten und für uns anderenorts antiquarisch nicht nachweisbar, auch als Faksimile-Reprint sehr selten Die in brillanter Druckqualität auf handgeschöpftem Bütten zwischen 1879 und 1921 entstandenen Facsimiles der Reichsdruckerei mussten, um eine Verwechselung mit den Originalen zu vermeiden, mit einem Stempel "Facsimile Reproduction der Reichsdruckerei" versehen werden.

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        The Sacred Books of China. The Sacred Books of the East. The Texts of Confucianism. Part I: The Shu King, The Religious Portions of the Shih King, The Hsiao King

      Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879 - First edition, first printing. Octavo,22.8*16cm, xxx,492p.Ex-library with usual treatments.Volume III of the Sacred Books of the East series. Bound in original brown cloth with gilt lettering. Extremities of spine worn and chipped. Front hinge cracked but binding secure, pages lightly toned but firm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LES ELEMENTS DE L'ART ARABE. LE TRAIT DES ENTRELACS

      Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1879. First edition. Large quarto in 3/4 brown marble with burgundy leather; VG; 6-band embossed spine with gold gilt; boards show some amount of shelf wear around corners and spine and slight soiling; small sticker inside front board; previous owner's signatures on ffep; strong binding; paper slightly faded and plates clean; contains 190 lithographs of patterns and 10 color lithographs (1 with gold lining); Jules Bourgoin traveled to Damascus in 1875 and came upon 150 plates which he could not acquired but reproduced and elaborated upon; 47 pages of text in French; shelved in Case # 7; please contact us for shipping costs. Dupont.

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        A Confidential Agent.) ORIGINAL AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT of 'A Confidential Agent'. Payn's detective novel, with numerous corrections on every page.

      [1879?] 1879 - 566pp. 4to. The first page of the earlier notebooks are signed by Payn, initially from 43 Warrington Crescent and then from 15 Waterloo Place, London. The first page is dated May 30; the final page is dated December 5, presumably 1879. The manuscript is initially titled 'The Family Crash(?)' Payn wrote the novel in a series of black cloth-covered notebooks which have been bound up in two volumes in full olive morocco. The volume was presented to Horace Pym with a signed presentation inscription "from his affectionate friend James Payn. Aug. 11th. 1883". Both volumes contain the bookplate of Horace Noble Pym.' A Confidential Agent' was published by Chatto & Windus in 3 volumes, 1880. James Payn, 1830-1898, was an author and influential literary journalist who ?came to exercise formidable power as a literary broker and patron (Sutherland, Victorian Fiction). He wrote a regular column for the Illustrated London News and became editor of the Cornhill Magazine. His first major success as a novelist came with the publication of Lost Sir Massingberd (1864), which increased the circulation of Chambers?s Edinburgh Journal, in which it was serialsed, by 20,000 and established Payn as an early contributor to the detective genre. Horace Pym, solicitor, 1844-1896, was a noted book collector and a friend of Wilkie Collins as well as other writers of the period, including James Payn. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Naval

      1879-1891. The Log of the cutter "Ileen," 106 pages, 9" by 14", bound in brown leather. <I>"ILEEN"</I> in gilt lettering on cover; <I>"LOG/BOOK/ILEEN/F.G."</I> in gilt lettering on spine. Fred Gebhart owned the cutter "Ileen." <I>"Capt Lynch"</I> written in pencil on the first page by the cutter's captain, Thomas Lynch, a very poor speller. The entries are lightly penned. Original spelling.<br /><br />First entry: <I>"New York towards the east Sat. June the 7 1890. At 12.30 P.M. got under way From New York Bound on a cruze…At 7 30 went into Huntington wind lite and came to Anker at 12 M…June the 8 Hunting. Bay At 520 AM got underway…at 1 P.M. came to Anker in Black Rock harbor. 4 fathames water. At 420 got under way bound to New York…"</I> The "Ileen" got to New York on June 10th then came to anchor at "White Stone" at 1:15 AM June 11th. There are entries every day about the weather and the wind, with notes such as <I>"All hands to work on Rigen,"</I> <I>"All hands imployed,"</I> <I>"All hands at work making covers fore gun and ruder,"</I> <I>"All hands imployed in ships duty,"</I> <I>"All hands imployed fiting fenders fore points men imployed puting in ice house,"</I> and <I>"All hands on shore washing cloths."</I> Still at White Stone on July 20, 1890: <I>"At 10.20 got under way with Mr Weston, Mr. Schiler, Mr. Stenesson And three Ladys on Board And went to city Island. Came to Anker at city Island had Lunch on Board. At 12.15 got under way. At 3.11 Bound to Larch mont came to Anker at Larch mont at 4.20 Mr. Skyler Left yacht went to New York At 745 got under way Bound to White Stone. Mr. Stenesson Left Ileen went on Board Mr. Westons yacht Bound to Shelter Island. At 12 midnite came to Anker at White Stone."</I> The "Ileen" docked at Whitestone until July 26th: <I>"at 5.20 got under way with Mr. Weston and one other gentle man Bound to Larchmont. At 7 P.M. came to Anker at Larch mont."</I> Leaving Larchmont at 8:10 A.M., July 31st, the "Ileen" returned to Whitestone at 11:05 A.M. remaining there until August 5th when she return to Larchmont and, on August 6th, to Whitestone. On August 7, 1890, the "Ileen" left Whitestone at 8:30 A.M., for New York "at 10.40 took tug Boat went to 26 St. East River came to Anker at 12.30 P.M." Left at 6:10 P.M. for City Island, docking there until August 10th. The "Ileen" anchored at New York (August 11-12), then went to Long Island Sound bound for Newport, Rhode Island, arriving on August 15th. Leaving on the 19th, she headed for Narragansett Pier, arriving August 20th. From the Log: <I>"Sat. Naragansett Piear Aug the 23 this day Fine Plesant wether with hevy see Raling in on the Breach. At 10 A.M. got underway to sale A Race with the sloop yacht Theates. Around the Bell Buoy At the south west point of Block Island 32 Nautecul miles out. And Back. Ileen wone the Race By 11 minuets 14 sec wind East By south to south."</I> <br /><br />From "The New York Times,' August 31, 1890: "Narragansett Pier, Aug. 30. - A most remarkable exodus began immediately after the close of the exciting tennis matches…Paul Stevenson's yacht Thetis and Fred Gebhart's cutter Ileen had an exciting race to Block Island and return Saturday, the Ileen, sailed by Capt. Thomas Lynch, winning by 13 minutes." The race was part of the festivities held to coincide with the U.S. National Singles Championship for Men held at the Newport Casino, Newport, Rhode Island, since August 1881. All but the men's singles champion had been decided by the end of August 1890. On September 3, 1890, Oliver S. Campbell of Brooklyn, New York, won the 1890 Single Championship of America, defeating Henry W. Slocum, Jr., the 1888 and 1889 champion. At 19 years, six months, and nine days, Campbell was the youngest men's singles champion, a record he held for 100 years. On September 9, 1990, 100 years and 6 days later, Pete Sampras won his first U.S. Singles title at 19 years, 28 days. Campbell won again in 1891 and 1892. <br /><br />The "Ileen" then sailed to Dutch Island in Narragansett Bay, then to Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts, back to Newport and Vineyard Haven on September 4, 1890. Returning to 26th Street in New York on September 10th, the "Ileen" sailed to "Clifton Staten Island," West Point, Tarrytown, and New York City where she docked at 35th Street from September 16th to October 2nd. The last entry of 1890 was October 6th at City Island. The next page begins City Island, July 10, 1891, with entries from New York until September 25th when the "Ileen" headed back to Newport (September 26th to October 1st). On the next page, in another hand, is a "List of vesels Built in Naran River By John sandars." Listed are five schooners and eleven sloops. Very good condition.<br /><br />The 1879 log book "Express" is mostly a voyage from Stonington to Cape Horn and back. Several loose documents are folded inside the cloth, hand stitched cover, including bills of lading, letters, customs documents, etc. A few log entries with uncorrected spelling: "30 June 1879 / First part brisk winds from NE and fine weather Stearing SSW with all sail set at 7PM while some of the men ware fooling Jo King [?] got over board let the schooner come to the wind and lowered the Boat but could not save him it being quite rough." "27 July 1879 / First part brisk winds from ESE and fine weather stearing SSW with all sail set saw a few finn Back Whales." "24 August, 1879 / In the Straits of Magellan." "7 Sept 1879 / Last part airs and pleasant weather at Anchor in Fortiscue Bay got a Boat load of Wood some gees and Ducks."2 Oct 1879 / Last part calm with thick rainey weather one Boat went guning Shot one Otter saw a few fur seals." 18 Nov 1879 / ...the wind light and a very bad Sea on. The Worst looking place i ever got in sight of is outside." "2 Dec 1879 / First part light winds from W with fine weather at 2 PM the Boats came on board from the Rock with 32 skins lept off and went in to Saturday Harbor and came to Anchor in 5 faths. Water Big Anchor 30 faths Chain. Beemed the skins." 30 March 1880 / Middle and Last parts strong breeze from ENE with fair weather Stearing NNW with all sail set so roughf that we cannot do Work on the riging the Schooner making a considerable water and Blowing the Salt Binds bad." First two sections of the text block are loose. Covers held together by cloth hand stitched to form a jacket. Exterior and binding is in fair condition. Log interior is in very good condition.<br /><br />

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        The Marble Queen, Vol I - III

      Chapman and Hall, 1879. Hardcover. Good. 1879. No dust jacket. Decorative brown cloth with gilt lettering. 3 volume set. Vol.1 261 pp. vol.2 240 pp. and vol.3 248 pp. Front endpaper has been removed from vol. 1. All books have rough cut pages and cracking to hinges and gutter. Pages lightly tanned and thumbed at the edges, with some creased corners and foxing. Some pages are uncut. Vol.3 has some dogeared corners. All boards are mildly rub worn, with some light shelf wear to spine, edges and corners, corners are bumped. Slight crushing to spine ends. Tanning to spine and edges. Some light marks and staining to boards. Spine of vol. 3 soiled.

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        The Marble Queen, Vol. I - III

      Chapman and Hall 1879 - 1879. No dust jacket. Decorative brown cloth with gilt lettering. 3 volume set. Vol.1 261 pp. vol.2 240 pp. and vol.3 248 pp. Front endpaper has been removed from vol. 1. All books have rough cut pages and cracking to hinges and gutter. Pages lightly tanned and thumbed at the edges, with some creased corners and foxing. Some pages are uncut. Vol.3 has some dogeared corners. All boards are mildly rub worn, with some light shelf wear to spine, edges and corners, corners are bumped. Slight crushing to spine ends. Tanning to spine and edges. Some light marks and staining to boards. Spine of vol. 3 soiled. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lilith. Gedicht in drie Zangen.

      Haarlem, W.C. de Graaff, [1879 MDLM: 'Van deze uitgave zijn ook exemplaren vervaardigd zonder jaartal op de titelpagina en het omslag of de band']. Bedrukt perkament (rug professioneel gerestaureerd). (4), 66 p. Niet afgesneden. 1e druk.l Auteursexemplaar, met de signatuur van Emants in de rechterbovenhoek van het voorplat. Bovendien is dit het vooralsnog enig bekende luxe-exemplaar, gedrukt in bruin en zwart met rode kaders op geschept papier, gebonden in een band van heelperkament.Cf.: Marcellus Emants, Schrijvers prentenboek deel 23, (Den Haag, NLMD, 1984), p. 18 (dit exemplaar!).

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        Aegypten in Bild und Wort Band 1 (1879) und 2 (1880)

      Aegypten in Bild und Wort Band 1 (1879) und 2 (1880) dargestellt von unseren ersten Künstlern von Georg Ebers Druck und Verlag von Eduard Hallenberger 1879 und 1880 Der Zustand ist gut siehe Fotos. Bei Fragen bitte einfach melden.

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        La Renaissance en France. Dessins et gravures sous la direction de Eugène Sadoux.

      Paris, A. Quantin, 1879-1885. - Trois volumes in-folio rel. pleine toile verte de l'éditeur, titre en rouge, noir et or sur les plats, dos lisses, un peu passés, ornés de filets noirs, titre et tomaison dorés, VIII-234, 324, 316pp, lettrines illustrées en deux couleurs, bandeaux, 162 fig. in-texte et 86 superbes grandes planches toutes gravées à l'eau-forte dont 4 doubles (montées sur onglets), représentant dessinés et gravés sous la direction de Eugène Sadoux. Les planches sont tirées sur vergé. Bel ex. de cette étude monumentale, parue en 15 livraisons et restée inachevée pour des raisons financières et suite au décès de l'auteur. Le troisième volume est imprimé sur papier de Hollande. Il contient une suite des hors-texte tirée sur Japon, avant la lettre, ainsi qu'un état supplémentaire pour 8 figures in-texte, également sur Japon (Vicaire- VI 316-317). Sommaire : Tome I. Le Nord I. Flandre, Artois, OLe-de-France (isne et Seine-et-Marne) - Tome II. Le Nord II: Ile de France (Seine et Oise)., Paris, Normandie - Tome III:.Ouest: Bretagne Maine, Anjou, Angoumois, Anis et Saintonge. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Illustrated Historical Register of the Centennial Exhibition, Philadelphia, 1876, and of the Exposition Universelle, Paris, 1878.

      New York: The American News Company, [1879].(). 25 color lithographs and 800 engravings. 396 pp. + hors texte. Folio. Half-morocco, marbled eps. Binding rubbed along edges and crown of spine; front spine starting.

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        A Parisian Sultana: a translation of ?La Sultane Parisienne?. By H. Mainwaring Dunstan. 3 vols.

      Remington & Co. 1879 - 3 vols in 1 in orig. brown publisher?s cloth, borders blocked in blind, spine lettered in gilt. La sultane parisienne, 1877. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. Though not acknowledged on the binding or titlepage, this translation actually consists of two separate works. Vol. III, which has a half title stating ?Book III?, contains Venus in Ebony, the sequel to A Parisian Sultana. It was originally published as La Vénus noire, also 1877. Typical of Belot?s oeuvre, this is a somewhat risqué romance. It follows the fortunes of an African Princess, discovered living in secluded African tribe by the intrepid explorer Miss Poles. She is taken to Paris, where she is paraded as an obscurity, and courted for her mysterious beauty. Four copies on Copac: Oxford, Cambridge, NLS, BL. Wolff 379. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LES ELEMENTS DE L'ART ARABE. LE TRAIT DES ENTRELACS

      Firmin-Didot, Paris 1879 - Large quarto in 3/4 brown marble with burgundy leather; VG; 6-band embossed spine with gold gilt; boards show some amount of shelf wear around corners and spine and slight soiling; small sticker inside front board; previous owner's signatures on ffep; strong binding; paper slightly faded and plates clean; contains 190 lithographs of patterns and 10 color lithographs (1 with gold lining); Jules Bourgoin traveled to Damascus in 1875 and came upon 150 plates which he could not acquired but reproduced and elaborated upon; 47 pages of text in French; shelved in Case # 7; please contact us for shipping costs. Dupont. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Zulus and the British Frontiers

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1879. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Modern Fine Binding - full red goat with 23k gilt decoration and lettering; hand sewn silk headbands; hand marbled end papers; 36 pages of publisher's advertisements at rear; all edges speckled (contemporary). Previous owner's name and Ramsay Lodge Library ink stamp to half title; minor marks and scuffs to some pages. Please contact for further details or pictures.

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        LES ELEMENTS DE L'ART ARABE. LE TRAIT DES ENTRELACS

      Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1879. First edition. Large quarto in 3/4 brown marble with burgundy leather; VG; 6-band embossed spine with gold gilt; boards show some amount of shelf wear around corners and spine and slight soiling; small sticker inside front board; previous owner's signatures on ffep; strong binding; paper slightly faded and plates clean; contains 190 lithographs of patterns and 10 color lithographs (1 with gold lining); Jules Bourgoin traveled to Damascus in 1875 and came upon 150 plates which he could not acquired but reproduced and elaborated upon; 47 pages of text in French; shelved in Case # 7; please contact us for shipping costs. Dupont.

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        The illustrated London News Vol. LXXV. July to December 1879

      George C. Leighton, London 1879 - George C. Leighton, London 1879 July to December. All edges gilt. Large folio sized hardcover bound with cloth backed boards. Beautiful engravings. Cloth to edges and corners worn and stained. Hinges are weak but binding remains firm. Internally pages a little toned. Overall in very good condition. Very Scarce. DISPATCHED FROM THE UK WITHIN 24 HOURS ( BOOKS ORDERED OVER THE WEEKEND DISPATCHED ON MONDAY) BY ROYAL MAIL. ALL OVERSEAS ORDERS SENT BY AIR MAIL. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ensayo sobre las variedades de la vid comun que vegetan en Andalucia.

      Imprenta Estereotipia Peroja, Madrid 1879 - Segunda edición, revisada y muy ampliada con respecto de la primera que tan sólo lleva dos láminas. Obra dividida en tres partes en la que se analizan las variedades de vid común existentes en Andalucía. La primera parte, estudia las características generales de las viñas y en las segunda y tercera parte, listado de todas las clases de vides presentes en Andalucía, con los nombres más comunes recibidos en diferentes zonas y sus rasgos más destacados. Se añade una Memoria sobre el cultivo de la Vid dividida en XIII capítulos en los que se ofrecen todos los aspectos relacionados con la viticultura, preparación del terreno, cultivo, cuidado de las cepas, poda, enfermedades. etc. Encudadernacion algo rozada. Puntos de oxido en las láminas debido a la calidad de papel. Obra muy importante Size: 50,2 x 34 Cm. XXXV-IX Pp. 149 Pp. 44 Láminas Cromo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Waverley Novels Illustrated Edition Volume XXIX: Peveril of the Peak II

      A & C Black, 1879. Hardcover. Used; Acceptable. Hardcover; English language; a fair reading copy; Red cloth boards with paper title plate on spine Covers and spine worn, title plate worn and damaged Previous owners plate (measuring 26mm x 11mm) in top right corner of inside front cover, upside down. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent airmail.

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        The Waverley Novels, Complete 48 Volume Set. Waverley, Guy Mannering, Antiquary, Rob Roy, Old Mortality, Heart Of Midlothian, Legend Of Montrose, Bride Of Lammermoor, Ivanhoe, Monastery, Abbot, Kenilworth, Pirate, Fortunes Of Nigel, Peveril Of The Peak, Quentin Durward, St. Ronan's Well, Red Gauntlet, The Betrothed, The Talisman, Woodstock, Highland Widow/Two Drovers, Fair Maid Of Perth, Anne Of Geierstein, Count Robert Of Paris, Castle Dangerous, Surgeon's Daughter.

      Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1879.(). 12mo. Very Good, Half Leather On Marbled Boards & End Papers, Pages Top Edge Gilt, with some edge & minor shelf wear. Provenance: John Ruyle; William Whitman's bookplate inside cover. Illustrated with Steel & Wood Engravings. Each volume between 350-500 pages. Vols 12, 25 & 46 have detached boards. Vols 24 & 28 have small tears on end papers. Vols 38 & 48: head of spine chipped with portion missing. Vol. 26: head of spine repaired, corners rubbed, rebound Half Leather On Green Cloth, Mixed Marbled End Papers. Vol. 27: boards loose, corners rubbed, rebound Half Leather On Green Cloth, Mixed Marbled End Papers.

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        Les tribulations d'un Chinois en Chine

      first edition illustrated with 53 drawings by Benett and a map."Initials" publisher's cartoon green Hetzel Paris 1879 Grd. in-8 (18x27,5cm) 203pp. relié

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        A E I.

      London and Belfast: William Mullan and Son,, 1879. Arabia Egypt India. A Narrative of Travel. 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. Colour map frontispiece with tissue guard, additional folding colour map, 12 wood-engraved plates. 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. 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.

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        Eine neue Beobachtungs- und Untersuchungsmethode für Harnröhre, Harnblase und Rectum (Sp.649-652, 688-691, 713-716, 779-782, 806-810, 9 Abb.).

      Wien. med. Wschr., 29/24-26,29-30. - Wien, L.W.Seidel & Sohn, 1879, 4, Sp.649-732, 779-830, feiner Halbpergamenteinband im Stil der Zeit. First Edition - Max Nitze (1848-1906) devised an electrically lighted cystoscope in 1877, which made possible great improvements in the surgery of the bladder. Garrison & Morton No.4175

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        La Renaissance en France dessins et gravures sous lad direction de Eugene Sadoux

      Paris: A. Quantin, 1879. Edition limited to 100 numbered copies, this no. 53, printed on Hollande paper, folio, 3 volumes; 64 etched plates (4 double-page), each plate on two types of paper, (128 plates total) and approximatelt 240 etchings in the text, chapter titles and decorated initials printed in red and black, contemporary three-quarter brown morocco over marbled paper boards, spines in six compartments with gilt title direct in two, t.e.g., marbled endpapers; ex-Hill library, with perforated stamps on title pages and page 42 of each volume, call numbers on spines, and stamp on final pages, tidemarks on a handful of plates in volume 2, a very good set beautifully illustrated.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1879 - 1879 Original Paperback Wisden, Facsimile Parts, Very Good.

      1879. Hi, This lot is an Original 1879 Wisden Paperback with facsimile parts, The facsimile parts are the covers, the spine , the adverts (3 pages at the back), other than that it is all Original. This is in Very Good+ condition, the facsimile parts are expertly made and the original content is amazingly clean , the pages are so white they are incredible. Tiny foxing to the odd page but amazing inside.

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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. .

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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

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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.

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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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