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        A Portfolio Containing 40 Original Studies In Pencil, Drawings Of Windmill Point, Fort Erie, Ontario

      - The portfolio, folio size (10 x 16), is titled in pencil on the ffep: "Wind Mill Point." Then follows the signaute, "A. W. Sangster, Buffalo N. Y." and the date 1879. One drawing is entitled "Buffalo River" and a few others have the notation "W. C. Oct" or "W. C. July," presumably in Sangster's hand. The studies are of trees, rivers, lake, rocks, windmills and farm houses. Although unsigned, these sketches are unmistakably Sangster's. There is evidence that approximately 28 leaves have been detached from the portfolio. Quarter-bound in leather over decorated boards. The leather spine is missing and the cover joints are weak, but the drawings are in fine condition. Amos W. Sangster (1833-1904) was a Canadian-American artist, painter, engraver, and inventor. He is primarily remembered for his collection of one hundred fifty-three original depicting scenes along the Niagara River, later published under the general title of "Niagara River and Falls from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario." Most of Sangster's art depicts scenes either along the Niagara River or of the Lake Erie shoreline, close to the mouth of the river. His original art constitutes a valuable artistic and historic record of the landscape as it was over one hundred thirty years ago. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        A Nook in the Apennines

      London - C. Kegan Paul & Co., 1879. London - C. Kegan Paul & Co., 1879 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A very scarce volume of this diary of time spent in the mountains of Italy. Penned by Lucy Baxter (21 January 1837 10 November 1902), an English writer on art who wrotechiefly under the pseudonym of Leader Scott. She began writing at eighteen, and from the small profits of stories and magazine articles saved enough to visit Italy, a cherished ambition. There she met and in 1867 married Samuel Thomas Baxter (18101903), a member of a family long settled in Florencewhich then became her home. Featuring an engraved frontispiece of the village of Luccio. First edition. Condition: In a full cloth binding. Externally, lightly rubbed with some wear to extremities. Spine slightly cocked. Hinges strained. Internally, binding strained in places though generally firm. Spotted throughout, heaviest to first and last few pages and text block edge. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Les Academiciens

      Paris - Charavay Freres, 1879. Paris - Charavay Freres, 1879 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A French comic playin three acts concerning Richelieu's creation of the French Academy. Featuring a hand coloured tissue guardedfrontispiece, and a frontispiece to the play. With a preface by Robert de Bonnieres, and notes to the rear. In French. Condition: In the original paper wraps, with pictorial decoration. Externally, bumped, with sunning and small closed tears. Slight loss to top and tail of spine. Internally, loose in places, with the first gatheringheld by one cord only. Occasional light foxing prominent to first few pages, and the odd mark. Small closed tears to several page edges, and loss to upper margin of p13-14. Pages uncut. Ink signature dated 1931 to front free-endpaper. Overall: GOOD..

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        Plastischer Schul-Atlas über alle Theile der Erde in 24 Karten nach Reliefs und Zeichnungen - Ausgabe D.

      Leipzig, Eckerlein Verlag, 1879.. 1. Aufl. 1 Seite Titel und 24 Farbkarten (davon 22 geprägt- Größe 25,5x31,5cm) in der originalen Kassette, Folio°,. Kasette berieben, angestaubt und bestossen, an den Kanten eingerissen, Schließbänder fehlen. die Karten etwas fingerfleckig, Titel mit kl. Eckabriss, insgesamt guter Zustand, --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 24 leaves of coloured lithographed maps, of which 22 are in relief-technik, contemporary blind-stamped and pressed cloth over boards

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Deinbacher]
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      Paris. 1879.. Paris. 1879.. [6],[xi]-xiii,[1]pp. plus [30] color lithograph plates. Half title. Original blue cloth, stamped in black and gilt. Corners and spine lightly rubbed. Bookplate of Fernand J. Heitz on front pastedown. Inscribed by Bartholdi on the half title. Very minor soiling. Very good. Pictorial album of the French commissioners to the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition. Each plate contains a caricature of a member of the Jury Français, together with a brief couplet describing the image - Bartholdi is featured in the first plate. Frederic Auguste Bartholdi (1834-1904) was a French sculptor who is best known for creating the Statue of Liberty. He was one of the commissioners for the French delegation to the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, where he exhibited several bronze statues. The book is inscribed by Bartholdi to Madame Sautelli, dated Oct. 24, 1883, in commemoration of the trip to America. Scarce, with three copies listed in OCLC - the Bibliotheque Nationale, the New York Public Library, and the Houghton Library at Harvard. A most unusual and rare piece. OCLC 465466290, 27024130.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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      Imprenta de Alejandro Gómez Fuentenebro - Madrid. Imprenta de Alejandro Gómez Fuentenebro.1879. Rústica. 27x20. 145Pág+10 láminas+2 desplegables. Esta Obra incluye documentos del Premio concedido a Joaquin Botet y Sisó por su Gran Obra (fotos). Obra poco fatigada. Ref 20 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        Riding Recollections

      Leipzig - Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1879. Leipzig - Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1879 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A nice copy of Whyte-Melville's thoughts on horse riding, dating from the mid nineteenth century. Copyright Edition. With a bookseller's label for D. Nutt, London,to the rear pastedown. With a bookbinder's stamp for Laufmann to the verso of thefront free endpaper. George John Whyte-Melville (18211878) was a Scottish novelist of the sporting-field and a poet. He achieved immediate success as a writer of fox-hunting stories with his first novel Digby Grand in 1854. Having served as a captain in the Coldstream Guards between 1846 and 1849, he volunteered as a major of irregular Turkish cavalry when the Crimean War began. Bones and I, or The Skeleton at Home is an anomaly to the corpus of his work, since it is far from the worlds of the hunting field or the historical romance. Instead Bones and I centres upon an urban recluse who lives in a small, modern villa situated in a London cul de sac looking out upon the dead wall at the back of an hospital. His most famous lyric is also unusual in its unexpected deep melancholy - the words to Paolo Tosti's song Good-bye! He met his death while hunting. Condition: In a half calf binding with marbled boards. Externally, very smart with just some slight rubbing to the extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Some light foxing to the rear endpapers but otherwise generally bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Black but Comely: Or, the Adventures of Jane Lee

      Leipzig - Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1879. Leipzig - Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1879 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Whyte-Melville's final novel, in a fine binding. Two volumes in one. With a bookbinder's stamp for Laufmann to the verso of the front free endpaper. With a bookseller's label for D. Nutt, London, to the rear pastedown. George John Whyte-Melville (18211878) was a Scottish novelist of the sporting-field and a poet. He achieved immediate success as a writer of fox-hunting stories with his first novel Digby Grand in 1854. Having served as a captain in the Coldstream Guards between 1846 and 1849, he volunteered as a major of irregular Turkish cavalry when the Crimean War began. He met his death while hunting. Condition: In a half calf binding with marbled boards. Externally, a trifle rubbed. Internally, generally firmly bound although pp. 179-190 are working loose. Light foxing to the endpapers but otherwise generally clean. Overall: GOOD..

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        The Afghan War, 1838-1842 from the Journal and Correspondence of the Late …

      London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1879. London: Richard Bentley and Son,, 1879. Octavo (212 × 133 mm) Near contemporary red half morocco, green fine pebble-grained boards, title gilt to the spine, edges and endpapers marbled, the characteristic binding of the New South Wales Library of Parliament, their gilt supralibros. Map frontispiece. Slightly rubbed at the extremities, some foxing, heavier front and back, but overall a very good copy. First and only edition, uncommon with just 7 copies listed on COPAC. Abbott (1804-67) was educated Winchester and Addiscombe, commissioned as 2nd lieutenant in 1819 and posted to the Bengal Artillery. "His first active service was at the fort of Bakhara in Malwa in December 1822. At the siege of Bharatpur in December 1825 and January 1826 he successfully commanded a small battery and gained the favourable notice of Lord Combermere, the commander-in-chief, who in October 1827 appointed him adjutant of the Karnal division of artillery. In 1833–4 he served against the forts of Shekawati, returning afterwards to Karnal. He was promoted brevet captain in April 1834 and captain in May 1835" (ODNB). During the war he commanded a battery in the capture of Ghazni; present during the occupation of Kabul; in command of the artillery in the defence of Jalalabad, where he played a key role; "He mounted guns on the defences, constructed carriages for captured ordnance, and, short of ammunition, improvised 'pebble-grape' from stones. Apparently 'the life and soul of the garrison in their worst times', he helped to maintain morale. His artillery supported several successful sorties", "playing a major role" when the garrison finally sallied out and defeated their besiegers. Abbott joined Pollock's force, accompanying Monteath's punitive column against the Shinwaris, his guns being decisive at Mazina. He again distinguished himself in actions in August and early September and at the battles of Tezin, and the Haft Kotal when Akbar Khan was finally defeated. "Abbott returned to India with the army, and as one of the 'illustrious garrison' was welcomed by Lord Ellenborough at Ferozepore". He was subsequently Primary Commissary of Ordnance, 1847-55, and 1855-8 Inspector-General of Ordnance and Magazines, Bengal. In 1859 he returned to England due to ill health, and died at Cheltenham in 1867. Pollock described Abbott as "the finest artillery officer in India". An excellent copy of this important and well-edited narrative.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Manon Lescaut

      Paris - A. Quantin, 1879. Paris - A. Quantin, 1879 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Bound in half leather with marbled paper-covered boards and gilt lettering. Antoine Francoise Prevost, better known as Abbe Prevost (1697-1763) was a French author. In 1721 he took holy vows at a Benedictine monastery and took priest's orders in 1726, however by 1728 he had left the Abbey without leave and fled to England. During this time the first of his novels were published. In 1734 Prevost was reconciled with the Benedictines, and became almoner to the Prince de Conti. In 1754 he obtained the priory of St George de Gesnes. Manon Lescaut is a short novel, first published in 1731, it is the seventh and final volume of memoires et aventures d'un homme de qualite. It was banned in France upon publication but pirate copies were produced and it flourished. Prevost toned it down for re-publication in 1753. These volumes contain the bookplate of Elizabeth Sherman Cameron (1860-1944), who was a significant member of Washington society in the 1870's, and friends with Edith Wharton. She married Senator James Donald Cameron in 1878 but later became estranged from her husband and moved to Europe with their daughter, Martha. She was thought to have had a long-term affair with Henry Adams, grandson of John Quincy Adams. This volume is in French. Condition: The binding is tight and firm with the boards and all internal pages securely attached. There is some wear to the extremities includingfading,marks to the boards and bumping to the boards and corners. The boards are slightly mishapen andhave been bent, leaving crease marks. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright with the occasional brown spot or handling mark. Overall, the condition of this volume is good only..

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        Guillaume Tell

      Paris - Librairie Hachette et Cie., 1879. Paris - Librairie Hachette et Cie., 1879 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce French edition of this play by Schiller. Containing the original German text with French annotations. William Tell ( Wilhelm Tell) is a drama written by Friedrich Schiller in 1804. The story focuses on the legendary Swiss marksman William Tell as well as on the Swiss struggle for independence from the Habsburg Empire in the early 14th century. Gioachino Rossini's four-act opera Guillaume Tell was written to a French adaptation of Schiller's play. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally sound, though rubbed, with some slight wear to the head of the spine. Joints just starting. Internally, generally firmly bound. Front hinge slightly strained. Prize bookplate to front free-endpaper. Institutional ink stamp to half-title. Pages are bright, though with some scattered foxing throughout (as is fairly typical of French books of this time). Overall: GOOD..

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        California Architect and Building News. A Monthly Journal, Devoted to Architecture, Decorating and Furnishing . . . Vol VII, Number 1-12

      San Francisco Architectural Publishing Co. January - December. San Francisco Architectural Publishing Co. January - December. First edition of volume 7 of a periodical that began in 1879 and ceased publication around 1900.. Edge rubbed, but internally fine.. Large 4to, 12 issues bound in contemporary black quarter calf, black cloth sides, gilt lettering. Illustrated throughout with line drawings; numerous advertisement in each issue for local building contractors and suppliers. A handsome monthly periodical published for architects and builders in San Francisco. It was originally a privately published journal, but apparently from 1887 on it appears to have been the official journal of the San Francisco Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. In the final three issues in this volume, the publishers announce that they are seeking buyers. Rare. OCLC reports mostly broken runs and odd volumes, with two locations for complete (1879-1900) copies: Stanford and University of Pennsylvania.

      [Bookseller: The Brick Row Book Shop]
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        Cameos from English

      London - Macmillan and Co., 1879. London - Macmillan and Co., 1879 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of historical essays from Victorian author Charlotte Mary Yonge, covering the time around the Reformation and the formation of the Church of England. Yonge's work was widely read and respected in the nineteenth century. Among her admirers were Lewis Carroll, George Eliot, William Ewart Gladstone, Charles Kingsley, Christina Rossetti, Alfred, Lord Tennyson and Anthony Trollope. Bound by Mudie (binder's ink stamp to verso of front free-endpaper). Condition: In a half-morocco binding with marbled boards. Externally smart, though with some light rubbing to the extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Pages have some scattered light spotting. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        La Chute d'Un Ange

      Paris - Hachette et Cie., 1879. Paris - Hachette et Cie., 1879 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An epic poem by Alphonse de Lamartine. New edition. In French. Alphonse Marie Louis de Prat de Lamartine (21 October 1790 28 February 1869) was a French writer, poet and politician who was instrumental in the foundation of the Second Republic. Raised a devout Catholic, Lamartine became a pantheist, writing Jocelyn and La Chute d'un ange. Condition: In a half-roan binding with marbled boards. Externally sound, though with some rubbing and slight wear to the extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean, though with some foxing to the endpapers. Overall: GOOD..

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        The Book of Shakespeare Gems

      London - George Routledge and Sons, 1879. London - George Routledge and Sons, 1879 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A beautiful collection of plates depicting scenes and settings from the plays of Shakespeare. Including quotes from the plays and notes on the locations shown. Including engravings of Windsor, Leicester Abbey, Venice, Cyprus and many more. With bookseller's label of Ambrose A. Tapper to front pastedown. Condition: In a decorative cloth binding with gilt detailing. Externally smart, with just some light bumping. Front hinge slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound. Ink inscription to recto of front free-endpaper. Pages are bright, with just some occasional instances of spotting. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Der Giardino Giusti in Verona, 1879

      1879. Aquarell über Bleistift auf Papier, unten links in Feder bezeichnet und datiert: "29/5 79 Giardino Giusti. Verona", 10,7 x 17,2 cm. Zwar ist der Garten der Villa Giusti im Zentrum Veronas weder groß noch sonderlich spektakulär, aber er ist ein Kleinod der italienischen Gartenkunst der Spätrenaissance. Seine klare Struktur, seine Übersichtlichkeit und seine Kompaktheit laden zum sofortigen Sich-Verlieren ein und genau das scheint auch Rudolf Schick bei seinen Aufenthalten in Verona an dem Park gereizt zu haben. Mindestens dreimal war er hier: Unser Blatt belegt dies für den Mai 1879, zwei andere Blätter aus einem Skizzenbuch für September 1875 und ein weiteres Aquarell ist auf den 29. April 1884, seinem letzten Italienbesuch, datiert. Schick fängt in diesem Aquarell genau jene Enge bei gleichzeitiger Fülle ein, die den Park so attraktiv macht. Man sieht die Grenzmauern und doch ereignet sich auf der kleinen Fläche viel, aber ohne chaotisch zu wirken. Schicks zwar summarischer aber dabei auch variationsreicher Bleistiftstrich unterstützt diese Anmutung, die sanfte Aquarellierung tritt hinter der Formvielfalt zurück und bleibt akzentuierend. Rudolf Schick hat sich seit seiner ersten Italienreise 1864 an Arnold Böcklin gebunden, dessen großer künstlerischer Schatten sein eigens Schaffen fast vollständig verdeckte. Auch heute noch ist Schick hauptsächlich als Chronist von Böcklins Leben ein Begriff. Wie wenig man ihm damit gerecht wird, zeigt auch unsere Zeichnung, die Schicks sehr individuellen und hoch qualitätsvollen Strich präsentiert. Anders als Böcklin, dem die Zeichnung Mittel zur Akzentuierung der Phantasie war, konzentrierte er sich ganz auf den Natureindruck, auf die Faszination des Gesehenen.

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

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        The Course of Time

      Edinburgh & London -William Blackwood & Sons, 1879. Edinburgh & London -William Blackwood & Sons, 1879 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce copy of this epic poem from Robert Pollok. New edition. With a memoir of the author. Adorned with many beautiful illustrations by renowned illustrator, Birket Foster. Condition: In original full crushed morocco binding with decorative gilt design to the boards. Externally, boards are sound, with only some light rubbing to the extremities. Minor chipping to the head of the spine. Very light straining to the front hinge. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean throughout, with only the odd spot. Neat copperplate ink inscription to the front free endpaper, dated 1882. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Legends and Lyrics

      London - George Bell and Sons, 1879. London - George Bell and Sons, 1879 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An illustrated collection of poetry by Adelaide Anne Procter with an introduction by Charles Dickens and numerous black and white illustrations throughout, including a portrait of Procter to frontispiece and with decorative head and tail pieces and capitals. Seventh edition. Adelaide Anne Procter (30 October 1825- 2 February 1864) was an English poet and philanthropist. She worked on behalf of a number of causes, most prominently on behalf of unemployed women and the homeless, and was actively involved with feminist groups and journals. Procter was the favourite poet of Queen Victoria. Her poetry went through numerous editions in the 19th century; Coventry Patmore called her the most popular poet of the day, after Alfred, Lord Tennyson. Her poems were set to music and made into hymns, and were published in the United States and Germany as well as in England. Condition: In a decorative cloth binding. Externally, smart with just slight bumping and wear to extremities and slight fading to spine. Internally, generally firmly bound. Bright but with occasional scattered spotting. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Short Studies on Great Subjects

      London - Longmans Green and Co, 1879. London - Longmans Green and Co, 1879 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Ahighly detailedset ofanthologies comprising of essays surrounding a broad variety of subjects. New edition. Varying subjectsinclude history, politics,science, travel, philosophy, and religion. Includes Froude's famous observations on the African governmentand the Eastern Cape Separatists, whichwere originally presented in a report to the Secretary of State and a series of lectures for the Philosophical Society of Edinburgh. James Anthony Froudewas an English historian, novelist, biographer, and editor of Fraser's Magazine. Complete in three volumes. Condition: In calf bindings with monastic gilt design to the front boards. Externally, light marks to the boards and heavier rubbing to the spines and extremities joints starting. Internally, all are firmly bound with bright pages. Light spotting to endpapers. Booksellers stamp to the front pastedown of each volume. Overall: GOOD..

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        THE FOLKLORE, MANNERS, CUSTOMS, AND LANGUAGES OF THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINES: gathered from inquiries made by authority of South Australian Government: First Series

      E. Spiller, Acting Government Printer 1879 - pp.viii, 174, [2], 24 ("The Grammar of the Narrinyeri Tribe"), xii ("Facsimiles of Letters Written by Aborigines"), [2], 25-28 (index) pages plus 9 lithographs (from drawings by Aboriginal artists), a page of lithographed music and six original albumen paper photographs laid down on captioned leaves. One photograph (frontispiece) is missing. Original green cloth decorated with a hunting scene in gilt on front board, repeated in blind on rear board, moderately rubbed on extremities. Some sections are loosening but holding firm. Pages and illustrations are clean and unmarked. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bellcourt Books]
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        The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray. Volume XII.The History of Samuel Titmarsh and the Great Hoggarty Diamond. A Little Dinner at Timmins's. Notes of a Journey from Cornhill to Grand Cairo

      London - Smith, Elder, and Co., 1879. London - Smith, Elder, and Co., 1879 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A lovely collection of Thackeray in a decorative recent fine binding. The works included are: The History of Samuel Titmarsh and the Great Hoggarty Diamond. A Little Dinner at Timmins's. Notes of a Journey from Cornhill to Grand Cairo. With illustrations by the author, J. P. Atkinson, and W. J. Webb. Volume XII of XXIV only. Condition: In a half crushed morocco binding. Externally, near fine, with just slight fading to the spine. Internally, firmly bound, with very light browning and the very occasional isolated spot or mark. Overall: NEAR FINE..

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        Motive zu Garten-Architekturen. Eingänge, Veranden, Brunnen, Pavillons, Bäder, Brücken, Ruheplätze, Volieren, Terrassen, Freitreppen, Veduten etc.

      Weimar, Voigt, 1879.. Folio. Titel, 1 Doppelbogen, 16 Bll., 1 Faltbogen. Privatbroschur (Softcover). Gut. Stempel auf Einband u. Titel. Blätter teils schwach fleckig u. mit minimalen Randläsuren.. Von den ursprünglich "Fünfundzwanzig Blatt, enthaltend zwanzig Projekte und etwa einhundert Skizzen in Randzeichnungen, nebst drei Bogen Details in natürlicher Grösse" sind nur die Blätter: I (Garteneingänge), II (Gartenthore), III (Gartenthore), IV (Garten-Eingang mit Pavillon), IX (Pavillons & Lauben), X (Veranda, Terrasse), XI (Veranden & Pergolas), XV (Badehäuser), XVI (Bäder), XVII (Brücken), XVIII (Terrassen & Freitreppen), XX (Ruheplätze mit Pergola), XXII (Volieren, Ruhesitze), XXIII (Veduten), XXIV (Abgrenzungen, Gartenmauern mit Oeffnung, Ballustraden, Vasen) und XXV (Ballustraden & Beeteinfassungen) sowie der Detailbogen 2 vorhanden. Die ursprünglich in einer ill. Mappe eingelegten Bogen sind in einer Privatbroschur mit Leinenverstärkung zusammengefasst worden. Diese jedoch in drei Teile sauber auseinandergegangen. Sehr seltenes und dekoratives Dokument aus der Boomzeit nach dem Deutsch-Französischen Krieg als die eklektische Gartenarchitektur sich frei aller Stilelemente der Klassik und der Renaissance bediente um den Reichtum der Gartenbesitzer prunkvoll zur Schau zu stellen. [Gartenarchitekturen]

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        Castell Tenno.

      Hölzel Eduard, Vienna. 1879 - 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. Formato: Cromolitografia di dimensioni 27,3x38,3 cm. Buono, ordinari segni d?uso e del tempo.

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        Six Semaines de Vacances and Le Japon

      Paris - Libraire Hachette et Cie, 1879. Paris - Libraire Hachette et Cie, 1879 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. Scarce first editions of these twolavishly illustrated travel narratives, bound as one. In French. With frontispiece and numerous illustrations in the text, many full page. Condition: In a half morocco binding with marbled boards. Externally generally sound although rubbed and bumped, withfading to the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but foxed throughout. Ink signature to half-title. Overall: GOOD.

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        Et Dukkehjem.

      . Skuespil i tre Akter. Orig. udg. Kbhvn. 1879. 180 s. Helt rent eksemplar indbundet med helt guldsnit i originalt auberginefarvet hellaerred med silkesnoren bevaret. Ryggen svagt falmet og med minimal slitage pa kapitaelerne. Gammelt navn pa friblad. <br>1st edit. Copenhagen 1879. 180 pp. Publisher's pictorial cloth, all edges gilt. * Variant A..

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        The County Companion, Diary, Statistical Chronicle, and Magisterial and Official Directory for 1879

      ONT>, 1879. ONT>, 1879 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A scarce first edition of this compilation of information about the counties of England and Walesfor 1879. First Edition. With a Taunton Castle Library prize presentation label to the front pastedown, presented by Misses Waterlow. With 45 pages of illustrated advertisements to the rear. Containing: The calendar; post office regulations; names of British and foreign ambassadors; a topographical, geological, and historical description of the counties of England and Wales, supplemented by electoral, financial, administrative, police, criminal, agricultural, and general statistics, and comprising useful information respecting the quarter sessions, petty sessional and lieutenancy divisions, prisons, industrial and reformatory schools, asylums, chambers of agriculture and commerce, urban and rural sanitary authorities, school boards, burial boards, poor-law districts, and militia and volunteer forces&#39;. &#39;Also a complete county directory, a table of Acts of Session (1878) and a reliable government, public offices, law, parliamentary, banking, and insurance guide&#39;. Condition: In a decorative cloth binding. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. Some ink marks to the margins of the boards. Internally, firmly bound. Light foxing to the first few pages but otherwise generally clean. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        The Exploration of the World. Three Volume Set

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1879-81. New York: Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons. 1879-81. First Edition. Hardcover. First US hardcover edition. The set includes: 1) Famous Travels and Travelers; xviii, 432pp + 4pp of publisher&#39;s advertisements starting with Hector Servadac; original dark brown pictorial cloth stamped in gold and black on the front panel and on the spine panel; with illustrations by Benett, Philippoteaux, and with fac-similes of ancient drawings; fraying to spine head, rubbing to spine heel and corner tips; a very good+ copy. 2) The Great Navigators of the Eighteenth Century; xvi, 409pp + 4pp of publisher&#39;s advertisements; original dark brown pictorial cloth stamped in gold and black on the front panel and on the spine panel; with illustrations by Benett, Philippoteaux, Matthis, and maps by Matthis and Morieu; fraying to spine head, rubbing to extremities, small stain to front panel, corner tear to front free endpaper; a very good copy. 3) The Great Explorers of the Nineteenth Century; xv, 378pp; original brown pictorial cloth stamped in black and gold on the front panel and the side panel; with illustrations by Benett, and 57 fac-similes from early manuscripts and maps by Matthis and Morieu; fraying to spine head, light rubbing to extremities, number on front pastedown endpaper, pencil inscription on flyleaf; a very good+ copy. Overall a nice set, better than usually found. Gallagher, Mistichelli and Van Eerde C11. Taves and Michaluk V067. ; Octavo .

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        Selma; Her Institutions and Her Men

      Times Book and Job Office, Selma, AL 1879 - First edition. 8vo. 200 pp. Howes H-192. Owen, p. 968-969 (describing his own copy). Recent navy quarter-morocco and marbled boards, gilt title on spine, original printed yellow wrappers (with advertisements for local businesses) bound in; poor quality paper browned, but a very good copy of a scarce 19th-century southern town history. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        British Cyprus

      London: Chapman and Hall 1879 - first edition; [xii], 368 pp., color frontispiece; original cloth (hardcover), book plate partially removed at the front paste down, small hand stamp, covers darkened and rubbed with chipping at head of spine, good only; the well traveled author found the island colorful and interesting and not as unhealthy as sometimes thought (although he did have a serious fall off his horse). Photos available upon request.

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        Pompejanische Beiträge. Mit 3 Tafeln [getönte Falt-Tafeln am Schluß].

      Berlin: Verlag G. Reimer 1879.. VI, 261 Seiten, Fadenheftung, Format 14,5 x 23 cm, privater Halbleinenband mit Rückenbeschriftung.. * Ein sehr schöner und nobler Einband mit Schnittmusterung ringsum, gemusterte hochglänzende Vorsatzpapiere usw. Erhaltung: Am rückseitigen Deckel ein ganz kleiner Abriss am Deckelbezug. Am vorderen Deckel oben ein dezenter Wasserfleck (siehe Foto). Einige Braunflecken nur am Rand der 3 Tafeln sowie ganz dezent am Titelblatt. Der übrige Buchblock ist absolut fleckenfrei. Insgesamt ein sehr gutes Exemplar dieses äußerst raren Titels.

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      London: Pickering and Co., 1879. . London: Pickering and Co., 1879. . Second edition, 8vo, viii, 208, 16 advertisement pp. Edward Lear&#146;s copy, with his signature dated August 1880 to the title page, and subsequently belonging to Siegfried Sassoon, with his monogrammed booklabel to the foot of the paste down. Original green cloth, paper spine label browned with some loss. Wise II p59.

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        Die Graphischen Künste.

      . 1. - 6. Jahrgang. Wien: Gesellschaft für vervielfältigende Kunst 1879-1884. With textual illustrations and numerous beautiful full-page plates. 4to and folio. Well-preserved copy in publisher's cloth richly gilt on spine and frontboard. * First year in 2nd impression..

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        En Dag af en lille Piges Liv. Med Vers.

      . Kbhvn.: Ernst Bojesens Kunstforlag 1879. 7 ark inkl. titelblad i lystryk med teksten integreret i billedet, ophavs-m/k er ukendt. Fol. Indlagt i orig. mappe. Ny ryg pasat mappen. 7 separate sheets, printed on recto only. On each text page the text is incorporated into a collotype illustration. * 2. danske bog illustr. med fotos. Meget sjaelden. 2nd Danish book published by using a photomechanical process. Very rare.<br>Mus White 31..

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        Original Ink Drawing of George C. Brodrick by Max Beerbohm circa 1892/Political Studies signed by Brodrick

      C. Kegan Paul & Co 1879 - About the drawing: Drawing measures approx. 4 1/2 X 6 inches. Ink drawing. Captioned, in pencil, below caricature is "Hon. G.C. Brodrick. Warden of Merton by Max in 1892. Drawing was laid into book. Timeline suggests drawing was completed while an undergraduate at Merton College. Opposing page reads: an original cartoon by Max Beerbohm loosely inserted (drawn 1892) On back of drawing, in pencil, is: original caricature by Max Beerbohm. About the book: Hardcover no jacket. Published in 1879. Interior is in good condition. Exterior boards are starting to split. Book is inscribed by author No 6, 1879 to Charles S. Roundell from his sincere friend. Roundell bookplate inside front cover. Also comes with correspondence from Roger Hart Davis concerning the inclusion of the image in a forthcoming catalogue in 1967. Additional photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Aus Den Alpen. Ansichten Aus Der Alpenwelt Nach Original-Gemalden von Franz Alt.

      Eduard Holzel. Wien. No date. [ Ca. 1879]. - 25 chromolithographic plates, images approximately 10 1/2 x 15 inches mounted as issued on sheet size 16 1/2 x 22 3/4 inches, loose in decorative card portfolio with cloth spine. Portfolio cloth spine split: covers loose and worn with abrasions, cloth tie at right missing, a few notations in thick pen on inner front cover. The majority of the plates are in very good condition with light scattered foxing to card supports. There is heavier foxing to the margins of the following plates: Konigsspitze, Ausfluss aus dem Raiblsee, Gosausee, Bruneck, Kufstein, Hintersee, Hallstadter-See. One inch tear at edge of card support of plates Salzburg, Ausfluss aus dem Raibl, well outside plate. Some tissue paper adhesion to plates Castell Tenno, Konigsspitze, Gosausee, Ferleiten (little abrasion to right edge of image), Rosengarten bei Bozen. Three plates have pinholes just above and beneath the image; chip to upper right corner of Gosausee. Handsome, large chromolithographs on textured paper after paintings by Franz Alt (the majority), J. Varonne, Ad. Waagen, A. Hansch, Carl Hasch, Carl Moser, E. Mahlknecht, A. Podesta, and A. Kappis. The views are titled on a small paper label glued to the verso of the sheets, although the titles are not always exactly the same as on the title page listing. Titles as marked on verso of plates are: Berchtesgaden (lightest foxing to plate), Innsbruck, Hallstadter-See, Salzburg (view of Kapuzinerberg), Riva am Garda-See, Konig-See, Ferleiten, Kufstein, Ober-see, Bruneck, Zell am See, Hintersee, Castell Tenno, Bucht Von Balanza (corrected in pencil to Pallanza), Salzburg (Vorstadt Stein), Ausfluss aus dem Raiblsee, Konigsspitze, Monte Cristallo, Gosausee, Partenkirchen (titled "Zugspitze im Baierischen Hochgebirge" on title page) Rosengarten bei Bozen, Velder-See, Grundelsee, Hohenschwangau, Traunkirchen. No date of publication in the portfolio, but a date of 1879 is given in the copy (with 8 plates) held by Herzogin Anna Amalia Bibliothek / Klassik Stiftung Weimar. Another copy with 21 plates is located at Cambridge University Library. A scarce and beautiful record. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nederlandsche Flora en Pomona, beschreven en uitgegeven door het Bestuur der Pomologische Vereeniging te Boskoop. Met platen naar de natuur geteekend door A.J. Wendel

      1879. Groningen, J.B. Wolters, 1879. 2 volumes. Folio (320 x 250 mm). pp. ix, xii , (4), 235, with 81 chromolithograped plates of fruit and flowers. Publishers pictorial cloth. The large and fine plates are all drawn by A.J. Wendel and lithographed by G. Severyns. Severeyns was one of the most famous Belgian chromolithographers of the period. Belgian lithographers reached the ultimate of craftsmanship during the 19th century. Some of the finest pomological works come from his establishment such as the plates of Bull and Hogg's 'The Herefordshire Pomona', Decaisne's 'Jardin Fruitier du museum', and Berghuis' 'Nederlandsche Boomgaard'. Together with Noort's 'Pomologia Batava' and Berghuis' 'Nederlandsche Boomgaard' it is one of the only three Dutch illustrated works on pomology, which were published during the 19th century. The very fine illustrations depict flowers and fruit growing in the Netherlands. Nissen BBI, 1474..

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        Röda Rummet. Skildringar ur artist- och författarlifvet.

      Stockholm, Jos. Seligmann, 1879. Originalupplaga. 360 s. Halvrexinband med omslagen ej medbundna

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        Flensburg, Adressbuch für Flensburg und nächste Umgebung 1879.

      Carl Lange,,. 4 Bl., 263 Seiten und 24 Bl., 8°, Hardcover/Pappeinband. ordentlicher Pappband d.Z., vorne anfangs leicht stockfleckig, sonst gutes Exemplar des recht frühen und seltenen Adressbuches von Flensburg.

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        Salsette and Elephanta : a prize poem, recited in the Theatre, Oxford, June 12th, 1839 / by John Ruskin

      Sunnyside, Orpington, Kent : George Allen, 1879. Sunnyside, Orpington, Kent : George Allen, 1879. New Edition. Provenance: From the library of Anne Kimball Tuell (b.1876). Includes a TLS from Anne Kimball Tuell, dated May 15, 1942. The letter - addressed &#39;Dear Harriet&#39; - relates of her translation of &#39;Child Jesus of Prague&#39; by French poet Paul Claudel (1868-1955). The original typed manuscript of her translation is also included, and is signed and inscribed in French by Claudel, and dated 16 Janvier, 1930. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.. Provenance: From the library of Anne Kimball Tuell (b.1876). Includes a TLS from Anne Kimball Tuell, dated May 15, 1942. The letter - addressed &#39;Dear Harriet&#39; - relates of her translation of &#39;Child Jesus of Prague&#39; by French poet Paul Claudel (1868-1955). The original typed manuscript of her translation is also included, and is signed and inscribed in French by Claudel, and dated 16 Janvier, 1930. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.

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        Bausteine. Gesammelte kleine Schriften 6 Reihen. [KOMPLETT]

      Berlin Janke Verlag 1879-188. 6 Halblederbände der Zeit mit goldener Rückenprägung, 8°, V, 547 / 471 / VII, 442 / Schicht I: VII, 310 / Schicht II: VII, 268 / Schicht I: VII, 396 / Schicht II: 226 / VII, 327 Seiten; stellenweise etwas stockfleckig sonst gutes solides scheinbar wenig gelesenes Exemplar, in dekorativen Einbänden. Erste Ausgabe vgl. Wilpert / Gühring ² Nr: 31

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        Die Alpen-Pflanzen Deutschlands und der Schweiz in 400 nach der Natur colorirten Abbildungen in natürlicher Grösse. Systematisch geordnet mit Text von C(ajetan) A(nton) Kranz. Vierte Auflage.

      München Christian Kaiser. 1879-1880.. 4 Bände. 14,3x10,5 cm. XXXI, 25 S.; 31 S.; 29 S., 1 w. Bl.; 31 S. Mit 400 kolorierten Tafeln. Grüne Originalleinwandbände mit goldgeprägtem Rücken- und Deckeltitel, schwarz- blind- und goldgeprägter Rücken- und Deckelverzierung.. Einige Textseiten und Tafeln leicht stockfleckig.

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        Dünenlandschaft, Herzegowina

      . Öl auf Leinwand, unten rechts signiert: "L. Braun", verso von fremder Hand bezeichnet: "Herzegowina", 16,6 x 31 cm. Guter Zustand inkl. Rahmen. Der für seine großformatigen Schlachten- und Historienbilder berühmte Louis Braun wendet sich in dieser intimen Studie einem recht unscheinbaren Fleckchen Erde zu. Er zeigt uns einen Blick von unten, wie aus einer liegenden oder kauernden Position, auf einen kleinen Hügel. Zum Teil bewachsen von dicken Grasbüscheln und hellgrünen und braunen Bodendeckern erhebt sich rechts, unmittelbar vor uns, der Kegel jener Düne, an deren Spitze der sandige Untergrund zwischen den Pflanzen hervorbricht. Links im Hintergrund erkennen wir einen weiteren begrünten Hügel, dessen bräunliche Spitze in den am hellblauen Himmel gemächlich ziehenden Wolkenbändern verschwindet. Diese Landschaft enthält weder Bedrohliches noch Absonderliches. Sie ist geprägt von einem umfassenden Gefühl der Sorglosigkeit und Harmonie, etwas, das der Kriegsmaler Braun in jungen Jahren wohl selten verspürt haben mag und daher diese heiteren Momente umso mehr zu schätzen wusste. Achtundzwanzigjährig dokumentierte er in eindringlichen Studien deutsch-dänische Schlachtfelder mit toten Soldaten, Pferden, dem umherliegenden Kriegsgerät und heranziehenden Aasfressern auf erschütternd offene Weise. Und auch in den folgenden Jahren nahm er als Kriegszeichner und Berichterstatter an verschiedenen Kriegen der Deutschen teil. Die Faszination für die Schlachten mag von der durch den Bruder Reinhold erweckten Vorliebe für die Pferdemalerei und durch das Studium bei Bernhard Neher und der Zusammenarbeit mit dem württembergischen Hofmaler Josef Anton Gegenbaur geförderten Interesse an historischen Stoffen herrühren. Das ausschlaggebende Erlebnis für ihn, sich in seinem späteren Werk hauptsächlich Gemälden solchen Inhalts zuzuwenden, war jedoch offenbar im Alter von 23 Jahren die Aufnahme in das Atelier des Schlachten- und Historienmalers Horace Vernet in Paris, wo er Gelegenheit hatte, die Arbeit an den großen Schlachtenbildern für Napoleon III. mitzuverfolgen. Nachdem er Paris verlassen, sich bis in die sechziger Jahre auf Wanderschaft weitergebildet und einen Ruf als Militärmaler geschaffen hatte, zog er als Kriegsmaler zu verschiedenen Zeiten ins Feld. Doch sollte es nicht diese Tätigkeit sein, die seinen Ruhm begründete. In den Siebziger Jahren wurde er durch seine Panoramen, den großformatigen Historien- oder Schachtenbildern in eigens dafür erbauten Panoramengebäuden, berühmt. Er schuf insgesamt acht Großpanoramen, unter ihnen die Schlacht von Sedan (1879-81) in Frankfurt am Main, das Panorama deutscher Kolonien (1886) in Berlin und in Zürich die Schlacht bei Murten (1894).

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        Cuestiones Constitucionales, Votos del C Ignacio L Vallarta

      , 1879. 1879. Disputed Points in Mexican Constitutional Law Vallarta, Ignacio L. [1830-1893]. Cuestiones Constitucionales: Votos del C. Ignacio L. Vallarta, Presidente de la Suprema Corte de Justicia en los Negocios mas Notables Resueltos por Este Tribunal. Mexico [City]: Imprenta de Francisco Diaz de Leon, 1879-1883. Four volumes. Octavo (9" x 6"). Recent cloth, printed paper spine labels. Light toning to text, internally clean. Ex-library. Small inkstamps to title pages. * First edition. "The leading authority of the time on the interpretation and application of the constitutional provisions in actual cases was Ignacio L. Vallarta, who had served as chief justice of the Supreme Court. [Votos] touches on those cases [in constitutional law] in his court which involved disputed points of interest" (Clagett and Valderrama). An important work, it went through three more editions, the last in 1894-97. All are scarce. OCLC locates 3 copies of the first edition in North American law libraries (Harvard, Louisiana State University, University of Michigan). Clagett and Valderrama, A Revised Legal Guide to the Law & Legal Literature of Mexico 22.

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        "The Ogham-Runes and El-Mushajjar: a Study ... Reprinted from the Trans. Roy. Soc. of Literature, Vol. xii, Part 1, 1879 [cover title]"

      [London: Harrison & Sons], 1879. [London: Harrison & Sons]. 1879. "First separate edition, 8vo, pp. [1]-46; 4 plates, numbered 1-5; original printed wrappers; near fine. Penzer, p. 235: ""Plate 3 never issued."" Casada 51; Not found in OCLC."

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        Die Kunst der Angelfischerei auf Forellen und Aschen in Deutschland und Österreich.

      Weimar, Bernd Friedrich Voigt, 1879.. 2. Aufl. X, 180 Seiten mit einigen Textabbildungen, einem handkolorierten Titelkupfer (Forelle und Äsche) und 4 handkolorierten Tafeln mit Abbildungen der ausgesuchtesten künstlichen Fliegen, 8°, feiner Blind- und Goldprägung. Einband etwas berieben und an den Ecken und Kapitalen bestossen, oberes Kapital mit kl. Fehlstelle (Wurm), vorderer Vorsatz geöffnet und Ex Libris, Titel mit einem Bibl.St., durchgehend leicht fingerfleckig, insgesamt guter und sauberer Zustand, ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Mit diesem lange für verschollen gehaltenen Buch revolutionierte John Horrocks, Spross des englischen Königshauses, die Angelfischerei in Deutschland. Die "Kunst der Angelfischerei", das erste in deutscher Sprache erschienene Buch zu diesem Thema macht den englischen Sportsmann Horrocks zum Vater dieser Kunst in unseren Landen.In der ihm zu Ehren gehaltenen Seelenmesse heißt es: "In der Kunst des Fliegenfischens hatte er es zu hoher Vollendung gebracht, und es muß ihm zum Ruhme nachgesagt werden, daß er durch Lehre und Beispiel, durch seine Schriften... und durch die schonende Behandlung seines Fischwassers... viel dazu beigetragen hat, den Fischereisport in Deutschland einzuführen und zu verfeinern." Die hier angebotene "zweite wohlfeilere Ausgabe" unterscheidet sich von der ersten durch ein Vorwort, das die Widmung an Carl Alexander ersetzt und einen Neudruck der Seiten III-IIX.

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        Die Graphischen Künste.

      1. - 6. Jahrgang. Wien: Gesellschaft für vervielfältigende Kunst 1879-1884. With textual illustrations and numerous beautiful full-page plates. 4to and folio. Well-preserved copy in publisher's cloth richly gilt on spine and frontboard.. First year in 2nd impression

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