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

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

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

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

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        TRUTHS ABOUT WHISKY.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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        Autograph Quotation signed ("A. Krupp").

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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        A 83 SNOW SCENERY AT YOKOHAMA.

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

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

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

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        Norske Folke- og Huldre-Eventyr. Ny Samling.

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

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

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

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        Castell Tenno.

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

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

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

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        The Russian Army and its Campaigns in Turkey in 1877-1878.

      Appleton New York 1879 - First edition. 2 volumes, 8vo, Vol. II contains 26 lithographed maps and plates relating to the Russian campaigns in Turkey, some maps coloured, original green cloth gilt, slipcase, an excellent example. The author was in the Corps of Engineers and also Military Attache in St. Petersburg. Not in Atabey. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        To Albert C Hunter Esq : Golden Stars Serenade. Words By F F Mansfield

      B Williams, London. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. THIS IS ONE OF THE SCORES FROM OUR BOOK NUMBER #6647000 - Undated [1879] Size: 13 inches tall by 9.5 inches. 5 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Music; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 6647007.. THIS BOOK IS HEAVIER THAN THE AVERAGE UPON WHICH CHARGES ARE BASED AND SO WILL INCUR AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE FOR SHIPPING TO ADDRESSES OUTSIDE THE U.K..

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        A 83 SNOW SCENERY AT YOKOHAMA.

      - [Yokohama ca. 1879]. An albumen photograph, very clean, card mounted: photo size: 26.3 x 20.8 cm., card size: 40.5 x 30.3 cm., an excellent example, sharp and clear image. * A RARE & OBSCURE, UNRECORDED IMAGE * AN EARLY, UNSIGNED PHOTOGRAPH ATTRIBUTED TO A. FARSARI. . Common of the early period, most photographers working in Japan did not sign their images. They did however number and title them in a unique way identifying [to them !] as their work. The major flaw in that logic comes after they sell, trade or otherwise transfer ownership of the negative to other photographers. *** EXCEPTIONALLY RARE & EARLY IMAGE: This image has not been found listed or cited in the literature below. It appears to be "un-recorded" and so early that its negative may have been damaged or destroyed, therefore very few examples remain. If it were one of the common negatives sold, exchanged or used by other photographers under their name, there would be ample examples found throughout the literature and the graphic record. This example appears to have been taken in the early period, before hand-coloring was a common feature of the genre. It appears to be a weather inspired work, done in an effort to record the rare and unusual snow-fall in Yokohama. This is a truly OBSCURE and RARE image! We believe it to be a true reflection of Farsari's earliest period of personally inspired photographs. There are very few other images of any Yokohama snow-fall. *** A RARE VIEW OF A SNOW-FALL IN YOKOHAMA: The Image Details: . An excellent early photograph showing Mt. Fuji in the background, a river scene with a Japanese cargo 'junk,' a single well covered rickshaw on the left quay is seen heading away from the camera. Two Japanese men in Kimono are on the quay, one holds an umbrella, the other holds a "Boston Bag" a kind of foreign style small bag with two handles, on the left bank. * THE CAPTION: In the lower left corner is the caption: "A 83 SNOW SCENERY AT YOKOHAMA." . This caption was a common feature for a larger number of photographs from Japan in this period. This number is not found in any of the Bennett books, and remains illusive with virtually no published or recorded literature about it. See below reference books. * THE COMPOSITION: The photograph is very nicely composed. A bleak, cold scene along the river with several vessels covered in snow tied up to the right bank. The left quay and cobble-stone walkway has snow build up. * WHO WAS THE PHOTOGRAPHER: ALDOLFO FARSARI: . ADOLFO FARSARI [1841-1898] was an Italian photographer based in Yokohama, Japan. His studio, the last notable foreign-owned studio in Japan, was one of the country's largest and most prolific commercial photographic firms. Largely due to Farsari's exacting technical standards and his entrepreneurial abilities it had a significant influence on the development of photography in Japan. . Following a brief military career, including service in the American Civil War, he became a successful entrepreneur and commercial photographer. His photographic work was highly regarded, particularly his hand-coloured portraits and landscapes, which he sold mostly to foreign residents and visitors to the country. . Farsari's images were widely distributed, presented or mentioned in books and periodicals, and sometimes recreated by artists in other media; they shaped foreign perceptions of the people and places of Japan and to some degree affected how Japanese saw themselves and their country. . MASS CONFUSION IN TRUE IDENTITY OF MOST JAPANESE IMAGES: . It is also worthy to note that Farsari used several Japanese to hand-color and assist in developing and creating souvenir albums for the western visitor trade. Some of these Japanese eventually opened their own photography studios in Yokohama and in other port cities where foreigners arrived and departed. In the late years Farsari sold and exchanged negative images with some of these Japanese photographers. In the end, a large number of negatives exchan

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        LA NOUVELLE ATALA: Ou La Fille D'Esprit Legende Indienne, Par Chahta-Ima. [De La

      - Nouvelle Orleans 1879, Propagateur Catholique. In original pink wrappers, 138p., slightly soiled, dusty covers,top edge uncut, as issued, contents very clean, very good copy of a very RARE book. FIRST AND ONLY EDITION RARE Hearn's FIRST WRITTEN BOOK, and his second written item is very RARE! Almost never found on the market, this item is illustrated & described in Perkins, p.1. Fore edges trimmed, top, lower edges uncut, as per description, with mis-spelled publisher on title page. For more this his first writing to be issued in book form,please see Tinker's "Lafcadio Hearn's American Days" pp.143-146. 6 5/16 x 4.25 inches, as issued. Contains Reflexions Preliminaires, appendice: Pensees et Impressions de Marie-Atala. Les Deux Premiers Critiques de la Nouvella Atala. THE RAREST OF ALL HEARN BOOK WRITINGS !!

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        Narratives of the Mission of George Bogle to Tibet, and of the Journey of Thomas Manning to Lhasa

      London: Trubner & Co., 1879. Hardback, spine relaid, retaining orginal spine with gilt titles. clxv, 362pp. All plates and illustrations present. 4 maps. 2nd edition 1879. Front board slightly faded. Bookplate to front pastedown, as well as a couple of crossed out annotations. A very pleasing copy. (bs116). 2nd Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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        Illustrated Catalogue of Gold Headed Canes Manufactured by Rest Fenner Smith & Co , 4 Great Jones St Near Grand Central Hotel New York

      New York: Mayer Merkel & Ottmann, lithographer, 1879. Wraps. Good. Oblong, 19 by 24 cm. Unpaginated, eleven leaves, with printing only on rectos with exception of final leaf in which text is on recto, illustrations on verso. After title and prefatory leaves, the eight next leaves are devoted to illustrations of the company's canes, with metallic gold coloring of the handles, and the last of these leaves featuring a metallic silver in its stead. The ornate metalwork is different with each cane, even as they are arranged on each leaf from smallest to largest. Also a separate sheet with a price list. The wraps are brittle and have corner chips. Heavy soiling of the upper part of the title page. Edge soiling on other leaves. More grit on final leaf. Still, a handsome, scarce catalogue.

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        The Betrothed

      marcus ward 1879 - 1879 rare [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Western Pioneer: or, Incidents of the Life and Times of Rev Alfred Brunson

      Cincinnati: Hitchcock and Walden, 1879. First Edition. Hardcover. Good +. 8vo. 2 volumes: [1], 418pp., [2]; [1], 413pp., [2]. Brown cloth hardcover stamped in blind on front board volume 1. Gilt titles on spines. Yellow end sheets. Edge wear to bottom of front board volume 2. Chipped cloth head and base of volume 1. Corners exposed volume 1. Corners bumped volume 2. Pencil notes written on rear yellow end sheet volume 2. Howes B 897; Graff 455 - "Although essentially a religious autobiography, there is much of interest to the historian of early times in Western Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, and particularly Illinois and Wisconsin.

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        Oraison funèbre du Grand Condé -

      Morgand & Fatout 1879 -, Paris - 1 In-4 52 pp. Plein maroquin rouge signé AMAND, fleurs de lys dorées en écoinçons aux coins des plats, dos à 5 nerfs, caissons décorés d'une fleur de lys dorée et titre doré. Double filet doré sur les coupes, fine dentelle intérieure dorée. Tranches dorées. Illustré de 9 belles compositions de LACHEVALLIER-CHEVIGNARD gravées par DIDIERS, dont le front., 3 grandes planches h.t., médaillon, tête de chapitre, lettrine, cul-de-lampe. Mors supérieur légèrement fendu. Bel exemplaire TIRAGE LIMITE. Exemplaire nominatif à Georges de Montbrison, celui-ci sur Hollande.Enrichi d'un envoi manuscrit signé de l'illustrateur en page de garde.L'une des plus célèbres oraisons funèbres prononcées par l'Évêque de Meaux. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Trois ans dans l'Afrique Australe. Le pays des Matabélés. Débuts de la mission du Zambèse. Lettres des pères H. Depelchin et Ch. Croonenberghs, S.J. 1879, 1880, 1881.Brussels, Polleunis, Ceuterick and Lefébure, 1882-1883. 2 volumes. 8vo. With a wood engraved portrait of Depelchin as frontispiece with a portrait and two folding lithographed maps, one coloured in outline. Original brown half sheepskin, gold-tooled spine.

      - Mendelssohn I, p. 450; Streit 7817, 7859; not in De Backer & Sommervogel; Kainbacher. First edition, in the original French, of letters written in 1879, 1880 and 1881 by the two Jesuit missionaries Henri Depelchin (1822-1900) and Charles Croonenberghs (1843-1899) during their travels in the south of Africa. In the year 1876 the Catholic College of St. Aidan resolved to fund a mission in the regions north of the River Limpopo, in the countries of the Matabeles and the Marotses. The first letter is dated 11 February 1879. The letters narrate the reception of the fathers at different towns and tribes, also describing a visit to king Lobengula (1845-1894), and the life of the missionaries in Matabeleland, Zimbabwe. The second volume consists of 3 parts: Au pays d' Umzila, containing the letters of the missionaries from various parts of the territories of Lobengula and Umzila, Chez les Batongas and La vallée des Barotsés. This work is one of the earliest on the modern history of the Zambesi region (now in the countries Zimbabwe, Zambia and Botswana).Slightly browned along the margins. Binding slightly rubbed along the extremities. Overall in very good condition.

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        Excavations at Ancient Troy and Mycenae - Five Large Extremely Scarce Original Photographs

      Troy, Mycenae, Samothrace [present day Northern Turkey, Greece], circa 1879. Five original photographs of archaeologist Dr. Heinrich Schliemann and his excavation works at the ancient sites of Troy and Mycenae, being his own retained copies from his own personal archive, three of which are numbered, all of which are captioned in Schliemann's hand in German. One of the photographs is marked "Priv 211" as an embedded identifier, as Schliemann did to distinguish his special personal use photographs from any publicity images. Five albumen photographs, each mounted to a thick cardstock leaf. Mount measures approximately 24 x 33 cm (9.5 x 13 inches). Image measures approximately 17 x 22.5 cm (7 x 9 inches). Exceedingly scarce and remarkably well preserved. Provenance: From Dr. Schliemann's private collection. One image specifically identified as such with embedded number caption "Priv 211". Any Schliemann material is exceedingly scarce, photographs in particular. Original excavation photographs are virtually unseen, apart from what is held in institutions. Presented here, with these original and significant images, kept by Schliemann himself and annotated in his hand, is an indispensable opportunity to possess a personal item of tremendous historical significance which memorializes a leading pioneer's work. Needing no introduction owing to his worldwide recognition and respect, though worthy of infinite accolades, Dr. Heinrich Schliemann (1822 - 1890) began work on Troy in 1870/71, beginning excavations before archaeology had developed as a professional field. Thinking that Homeric Troy must be in the lowest level, Schliemann and his workers dug hastily through the upper levels, reaching fortifications that he took to be his target. Although criticized for this decision then and now, a cache of gold and other objects appeared on or around 27 May 1873, which Schliemann named "Priam's Treasure" and which is now held in the Pushkin Museum in Moscow. He began work at Mycenae in 1874, excavated the Treasury of Minyas at Orchomenus, Greece, in 1875, continued work at Mycenae in 1786. He returned to Troy for a second dig in 1878-1879, made a third excavation at Troy in 1882-1883, and a fourth with Dörpfeld in 1888-1890. Three of the present photographs of Schliemann's excavations at Troy, illustrate the immense walls of the first passage uncovered in his foremost excavation. At Mycenae a photograph shows the entrance to a large Tumulus [a grave or multiple graves covered by a mound of stones]. As far as excavations at Mycenae, in 1874, Heinrich Schliemann excavated deep shafts all over the acropolis without permission. Subsequently, in August 1876, a complete excavation of the site by Schliemann commenced with the permission of the Archaeological Society of Athens (ASA) and the supervision of one of its members, Panayiotis Stamatakis. Schliemann found the ancient shaft graves with their royal skeletons and spectacular grave goods. The Mask of Agamemnon was discovered at Mycenae in 1876 by Schliemann. It is a gold funeral mask, found over the face of a body located in a burial shaft. Schliemann believed that he had discovered the body of the legendary Greek leader Agamemnon. The photograph of the site of Samothrace, may have been visited by Schliemann, or given to him by his colleague, German archaeologist Alxeander Conze (1834-1914) who excavated there in 1871 under the sponsorship of the Prussian government, and uncovered the shrine of Cabiri. The pioneering archaeological field work of Heinrich Schliemann, excavator of Mycenaean sites such as Hissarlik, which is presumed to be the site of Troy, is memorialized in these rare, privately kept photographs from his own archives which have survived in safe-keeping for thirteen decades thus far! Dr. Heinrich Schliemann (1822 - 1890) was a German archaeologist, a pioneer in the study of Aegean civilization in the Bronze Age, and an advocate of the historical reality of places mentioned in the works of Homer. He was an archaeological excavator of Hissarlik, now presumed to be the site of Troy, along with the Mycenaean sites Mycenae and Tiryns. His work lent weight to the idea that Homer's Iliad and Virgil's Aeneid reflect actual historical events. By 1871, Schliemann was ready to go to work at Troy. Thinking that Homeric Troy must be in the lowest level, Schliemann and his workers dug hastily through the upper levels, reaching fortifications that he took to be his target. In 1872, he and Calvert fell out over this method. Schliemann flew into a fury when Calvert published an article stating that the Trojan War period was missing from the site's archaeological record. As if to confirm Schliemann's views, a cache of gold appeared in 1873. Schliemann named it "Priam's Treasure." He later wrote that he had seen the gold glinting in the dirt and dismissed the workmen so that he and Sophie could excavate it themselves, removing it in her shawl. Schliemann was successful in creating public interest in antiquity. Sophie later wore "the Jewels of Helen" for the public. Schliemann published his findings in 1874, in Trojanische Altertümer ("Trojan Antiquities"). This publicity backfired when the Turkish government revoked Schliemann's permission to dig and sued him for a share of the gold. Collaborating with Calvert, Schliemann had smuggled the treasure out of Turkey, alienating the Turkish authorities. He defended his "smuggling" in Turkey as an attempt to protect the items from corrupt local officials. Priam's Treasure today remains a subject of international dispute. Schliemann published 'Troja und seine Ruinen' (Troy and Its Ruins) in 1875 and excavated the Treasury of Minyas at Orchomenus. In 1876, he began digging at Mycenae. Upon discovering the Shaft Graves, with their skeletons and more regal gold (including the Mask of Agamemnon), Schliemann called the king of Greece. The results were published in Mykena in 1878. Although he had received permission in 1876 to continue excavation, Schliemann did not reopen the dig at Troy until 1878-1879, after another excavation in Ithaca designed to locate an actual site mentioned in the Odyssey. This was his second excavation at Troy. Troas or the Troad, is a region about ancient Troy, on the northwest coast of Asia Minor, in present North West Turkey. Traversed by Mt. Ida (Kaz Dagi) and strategically located on the Hellespont (Dardanelles), it was involved in various struggles to control the straits. Troas was the scene of the events of the Iliad and was an ancient center of Aegean civilization. The region has yielded to archaeologists a wealth of antiquities. Mycenae is an archaeological site in Greece, located about 90 kilometres southwest of Athens, in the north-eastern Peloponnese. The first excavations at Mycenae were carried out by Greek archaeologist Kyriakos Pittakis in 1841 where he found and restored the Lion Gate. In 1874, Heinrich Schliemann excavated deep shafts all over the acropolis without permission. Subsequently, in August 1876, a complete excavation of the site by Schliemann commenced with the permission of the Archaeological Society of Athens (ASA) and the supervision of one of its members, Panayiotis Stamatakis. Schliemann found the ancient shaft graves with their royal skeletons and spectacular grave goods. The British School of Archaeology (BSA) continued excavations from 1920 to 1955 under the supervision of Alan John Bayard Wace. After Wace died in 1957, excavation work was finished by Lord William Taylor from 1958 to 1969, especially on the west slope of the citadel, uncovering the religious centre. The ASA continued excavation work on the site with efforts led by Ioannis Papadimitriou and Nicolas Verdelis in the late 1950s and early 1960s, as well as by George Mylonas from 1957 up until 1985. Further excavation continued into the 21st century.

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        Mitchell's New General Atlas, containing Maps of the Various Countries Of The World, Plans of Cities, Etc. Embraced in Ninety Three Quarto Maps forming a Series of One Hundred and Forty-seven Maps and Plans

      S. Augustus Mitchell, Philadelphia 1879 - Folio in three quarter dark brown leather over original brown cloth ornately decorated in black and gilt. Complete with all color tinted maps and city plans plus at rear 37 pp. reference table consisting of "Post Offices on The United States and Territories Alphabetically Arranged in States Forming A List of the Cities, Towns And Villages, With Their Locations", "Official Census of Canada--1871", "Population of the United States by the Census of 1860 and 1870", "Table Population, Governmets, &c.", "Table Of Distances" , "Mountains of the World", "Rivers of the World', "Population of the Principal Cities, Towns, and Villages of the United States in 1879", and "Table Showing the Relative Rank of the States in Population during each Decade from 1776 to 1876". A tight example though with front hinge starting. crease to the ffep, wear to the leather tips and running to the spine strip with an aprox 3/4" loss to the foot of the spine. Front hinge starting. Internally clean and unmarked. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Poema da alma.

      Porto, Typ. Commercio e Industria Editora, 1879. - Large 8°, original green printed wrappers. Very good condition. Remains of small octagonal paper ticket (shelf mark?) in upper margin of front wrapper. 24 pp. *** FIRST and ONLY EDITION of the author's earliest separately published work. Some earlier writings had appeared in newspapers and reviews.José Leite de Vasconcellos (1858-1941), descendant of a noble family of Resende, enjoyed a long and distinguished career as an ethnographer, archaeologist, philologist and literary historian. *** Innocêncio XIII, 52. See also Cristina Basílio in Machado, ed., Dicionário de literatura portuguesa, pp. 486-7; Pere Ferré in Biblos, V, 630-6; Dicionário cronológico de autores portugueses, II, 416-8; and Grande enciclopédia, XIV, 882-3. Porbase locates a single copy, in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal. Not located in Copac. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        CHINA AND JAPAN: A Record of Observations Made During A Residence of Several Yea

      - Cincinnati [1879], Walden. Decorated brown cloth, very good, 3 maps, 57 b.w. illustrations, 548p. S C A R C E The author was a Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Covering the voyage from San Francisco to Shanghai, on to Peking to the North China Mission, the city of Peking, in the Southern city, Peking to Shanghai, on to Kiukiang, the mission at Kiukiang. * Shanghai to Foochow, the city of Foochow & a historical sketch. Missionary conference organized, Chinese wedding in high life, among temples, Confucius. Monastery of the bubbling spring, Foochow to Hong Kong, Canton. * On to Japan. Yokohama to Nagasaki, city of Yokohama & Tokio. With essays on Christianity in both Japan & China, the reli- gions of Japan & China, and the women of Japan & China. * Useful comparative study, also covering the people, customs, land and culture of both countries, with a missionary report on the progress of the Methodist Episcopal efforts there. *

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        AEI - Arabia Egypt India - A Narrative of Travel

      William Mullan, London and Belfast., 1879. First edition. Octavo. pp viii, 488. 15 illustrations; 2 coloured maps one of which is folding. 19th century binding of half dark brown leather with pebbled cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine. The author's second book, being an account of her journey, together with her husband Richard Burton, to India in 1876. Some sections, most probably the ones on Turkey, have been attributed to Richard Burton who is also believed to have supplied some of the cartoons and caricatures. Arabia is dealt with more briefly although there is an interesting account of their visit to Jeddah. Cover edges a little scuffed. Front and rear blanks spotted. Very good.

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        CHINA AND JAPAN: A Record of Observations Made During A Residence of Several Yea

      Cincinnati [1879], Walden. Decorated brown cloth, very good, 3 maps, 57 b.w. illustrations, 548p. S C A R C E The author was a Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Covering the voyage from San Francisco to Shanghai, on to Peking to the North China Mission, the city of Peking, in the Southern city, Peking to Shanghai, on to Kiukiang, the mission at Kiukiang. * Shanghai to Foochow, the city of Foochow & a historical sketch. Missionary conference organized, Chinese wedding in high life, among temples, Confucius. Monastery of the bubbling spring, Foochow to Hong Kong, Canton. * On to Japan. Yokohama to Nagasaki, city of Yokohama & Tokio. With essays on Christianity in both Japan & China, the reli- gions of Japan & China, and the women of Japan & China. * Useful comparative study, also covering the people, customs, land and culture of both countries, with a missionary report on the progress of the Methodist Episcopal efforts there. * .

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        The Waikato War, 1863-4

      Auckland : Printed and published for the proprietor by J. D. Wickham, n.d. [1879]. Octavo, flush-cut gilt-lettered boards, folding engraved frontispiece of Maori Chief Te Whiao, pp. 100, engraved portrait of Rewi, Chief of Ngamaniapotos, folding map (split with loss along one fold). A good copy of a scarce New Zealand item

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        Examen Critique dun écrit Posthume de Claude Bernard sur la Fermentation

      2 engraved plates, illustrations in the text. First edition. 8vo., original printed wrappers, fore and lower edges untrimmed, housed in a folding box. Paris, Gauthier-Villars.

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        Seid wohlgemut! - NotSonne - (Flugblatt/Lithographie).

      Steindruck/Lithographie, beidseitig bedrucktes Blatt, 114 x 29 cm, zweifarbig bedruckt auf leicht cremefarbigem Papier, gerollt. Papier leicht nachgedunkelt, Kanten teilweise leicht gerändert, sonst sehr gut erhalten - - - - Die "NotSonne" ist das einzige von Gusto Gräser (1879-1958) in Druck gegebene und erhalten gebliebene Werk seiner späten Jahre. Damit sein letztes öffentliches Werk und Vermächtnis. Es handelt sich um eine künstlerisch gestaltete, mehrfarbige Schriftrolle. Nicht nur die Papierform, auch Form und Farbe der symbolischen Zeichen erinnern an die Schriftrollen alter chinesischer Meister, zumal seines verehrten Lao Tse. Dem entspricht die Tiefgründigkeit des Inhalts. Er verkündet darin sein Menschenbild, den kommenden neuen Menschen, den "Erdsternsohn".Der Text wird überlagert von rätselhaften Zeichen in Lindgrün. Seite 1: Von dem zerbrochen am Boden liegenden Menschen führt ein spiralisch sich windendes Band nach oben, durch ein zentrierendes muschelförmiges Rund hindurch in die Höhe der Notsonne: eine Leiter der Läuterung. Seite 2: Ein embryohaft eingerolltes, wurmartiges Urwesen am Grunde des Blattes richtet sich auf, steigt, zu Sternreihen sich entfaltend, in die Höhe und mündet dort in ein schwungvoll umrundetes, sieghaftes Pentagramm: Sinnbild für den Aufstieg der Seele aus dem Chaos des Unbewussten in die helle Sonne eines neuen Bewusstseins. Auf der rechten Seite verbindet wiederum ein schlangenhaft sich windendes Band oben und unten, Himmel und Erde. Das beidseitig bedruckte Blatt, das der Dichter und Maler im Englischen Garten verteilte oder vom Münchner Rathausturm herab auf den Marienplatz flattern liess, tauchte schon kurz nach seinem Tod im Antiquariatshandel auf, war aber seither nicht mehr greifbar. Der lithographische Druck muss um 1955 entstanden sein. Der Bildhauer Hans Schwegerle, Gräsers Hauswirt und Professor an der Münchner Kunstakademie, wird ihn in den dortigen Werkstätten ermöglicht haben.

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        Funeral Car of President Lincoln, New York, April 26th, 1865

      New York: P. Relyea, 1879. Framed. Good to Very Good. Color lithograph (11" x 8") laid on a titled cardstock (13.75" x 17.75"). Framed, 17" x 20.5". Examined out of frame. The color lithograph is in nice shape with a tiny chip at the lower left corner; perhaps a little darkened. The titled cardstock is badly chipped with a dampstain, old amateurish repairs/mounting to the mat with a variety of tape. Frame has some minor wear. On April 21st, 1865, New York City hired a prominent local undertaker, Peter Relyea, to manage Lincoln's funeral procession as it made its way through the streets of the city. As part of his, then incredible, $9,000 contract, Relyea was also charged with building an elaborate catafalque to carry Lincoln's remains. Relyea had the procession photographed subsequently used the images to advertise his business. This lithograph produced by Relyea in the late 1870s was based on his famous photograph. Very scarce. As of 2017, OCLC shows only one institutional example of this historic print which is held at the Library of Congress. (The titling on the cardstock print is in a different font.) No examples are in the trade. ABPC and the Rare Book Hub show only three listings of the photograph (one of a stereoview) but none for a chromolithograph-sold at auction in the last 110 years. May require additional postage for packing and shipping.

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        Beobachtungen über die Kerntheilungen in den Zellen und Geschwülsten (pp.279-301, 2 Taf.).

      Virch. Arch. path. Anat., 78/2. - Berlin, Verlag von Georg Reimer, 1879, 8, pp.197-372, 6 lith. Tafeln, feiner Halbledereinband. First print of the first-ever drawing of human chromosomes, published in 1879 by Julius Arnold (1835-1915), professor of pathology in Heidelberg!"The growth of cancerous tissue depends on cell multiplication, and the process by which cancer cells multiply had already drawn the attention of pathologists in the last Century. Arnold (1879) was the first to describe cell division in human tumours, and cells which he saw containing several nuclei suggested to him that they were produced by "multiple" division of the nucleus. The term "chromosome" was only a year old when Klebs (1889) described aberrant mitosis in tumour tissue, and noted that in some cells the number of "chromosome bodies" was very large.The earliest systematic study of cell division in malignant tissue was made by Hansemann, who presented the first descriptive cytology of human tumours in a series of papers published between 1890 and 1906. He drew attention to the many irregularities occuring in malignant tissue during the process of cell multiplication, and attributed the unusually large or small number of chromosomes seen in dividing cells to abnormal spindle formation resulting in an unequal distribution of chromosomes in the daughter cells (Hansemann, 1890).""Bei einer Untersuchung von Arnold 1879 über die Kernteilung von Geschwulstzellen finden sich die ersten klaren Abbildungen menschlicher Chromosomen. Arnold beschränkt sich auf die Darstellung und Beschreibung der Morphologie der Teilungsfiguren. Er knüpft keine theoretischen Überlegungen daran an er macht auch nicht den Versuch, die Chromosomen, oder, wie er sich ausdrückte die Fäden, Körner oder Kernfiguren zu zählen. Arnold steht ganz am Anfang der Chromosomenforschung. Mehr als die Vermutung, daß der Kerninhalt eine gewisse Rolle bei der Vererbung und den Teilungsvorgängen spielt, kann Arnold nicht gehabt haben. Prinzipielles wie die Längsteilung der Chromosomen, Konstanz der Zahl, Reifeteilung und Begriffe wie oder Chromosom wurden erst in den folgenden Jahren bekannt bzw. geprägt. Bemerkenswert an der Arbeit Arnolds sind vor allem die Bilder und die Tatsache, daß es die ersten von menschlichen Chromosomen sind. Das Material zu der Arbeit lieferten rasch wachsende Carcinome und Sarkome. Sie schienen ihrer voluminösen Zellen wegen besonders gut geeignet. Arnold versuchte, frische Zellen zu untersuchen, um die Ergebnisse der konservierten Präparate zu kontrollieren. Darüber hinaus hatte er die Hoffnung, Bewegungen der Kernfäden sehen. Zu diesem Zweck legte er zwischen Objektträger und Deckglas eine Hartgummischeibe mit einem Loch in der Mitte, in das er einen Tropfen Geschwulstsaft tat, der somit vor Druck und Verdunstung geschützt war. Es gelang nur die Darstellung einiger Ruhekerne, und Arnold ging zu den üblichen Schnittpräparaten über. Er fixierte in starkem Spiritus oder in 0,25 % Chromsäure. Beide Methoden hatten ihre Vor- und Nachteile: Bei der ersten waren die Konturen der Kerne zwar unregelmäßig, doch ließen sich die Gewebsstücke gut schneiden und färben, bei der zweiten Methode beobachtete er das Gegenteil. Er färbte mit Hämatoxylin und in einigen Fällen mit Safranin. Die Bilder zeigen Ruhekerne und verschiedene Stadien der Teilung, auch atypische und pluripolare Figuren, den Versuch einer Deutung unternimmt Arnold nicht." Jan-Dieter Murken & Hubertus von Wilmowsky, Die Chromosomen des Menschen. Geschichte ihrer Erforschung (1973), pp.4-5

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        Wanderings in Patagonia or Life Among the Ostrich-Hunters.

      London, Chatto and Windus, 1879. 8vo. 20th-century half-morocco, spine gilt in six compartments with raised bands, lettered in gilt in the second and third compartments, the others with repeat foliate decoration in gilt; pp. [ii], 278, wood-engraved frontispiece, title with vignette, lithographic map in three colours, one plate, one text illustration; minor wear to extremities, otherwise fine. First edition, very rare. Julius Beerbohm, of Dutch, German and Lithuanian descent set out to explore Patagonia in 1877. Through much adversity and with the help of natives he managed to experience a part of the world which had been known, but not eplored by Westerners. This book is an early source on the natural history, customs of the American Indians and the society at the Southern tip of the Americas. Beerbohm witnessed as well the 1877 Punta Arenas mutiny, known as El motín de los artilleros (Mutiny of the Artillerymen), which led to the killing of many cicvilians and widespread destruction of the city.

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        Gray's Atlas of the United States, with General Maps of the World. Accompanied by Descriptions Geographical, Historical, Scientific, and Statistical

      M. R. Brown & Co., No. 10 North Fifth Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia 1879 - (7), [8] - [238], (4) Folio (c. 17.25 x 14.5 inches). expertly rebacked and rebound in blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine, preserving original front board cloth lettered in gilt, all edges marbled. Illustrated with 156 maps, all coloured, many spread over two pages. All maps in fine condition. Also contains a 4 page "Classified Directory of the Patrons of the Atlas, Comprising, the Principal Business Firms and Professional Men of the City of St. Louis.". A fascinating atlas with exceptional maps. The text explains each region and gives lots of information. For instance there is a list of all the countries of the world, lists the type of ruler and his name as well as the capitals. Lots of historical and statistical information given as well. 900. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Illustrated London News, Vol LXXIV, January to June 1879

      Published by George C. Leighton, London 1879 - , [4] 620, [2] pages, information and illustrations Afghan War including large fold out plate; Thames Flood at Windsor; Dutch Arctic Expedition; Zulu War; Marriage of Duke of Connaught; Queen visits Italy; Floods in Hungary; Illustrated title page and index First Edition , spine and top edge slightly faded, some scuffing to edges, fold out plate has small tear, Missing: Lower 1/3 of page 193/194, Lower 3/4 of the front side of issue no. 2077 (April 5, 1879) cut out, Lower I / 2 of page 473/474, Lower part of page 565/566, Lower 1/2 of page 575/576. Pencil entry first page "Cumberland", pencil entry on the front side of no. 2064, fair condition , brown cloth with gilt titles, full red edges , 41 cm x 29 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Fölséges Csaszár és Apostoli Király! Legkegyelmesebb Urunk! Fölséges Királynénk!

      Pozsony (Bratislava, Preßburg), 7. IV. 1879. - Ungarische Kalligraphie auf Papier. 1 Doppelblatt mit Wappen, vier kalligraphierten Einleitungszeilen und zwei Initialen in Gold und Farben. Sämischfarbenes Maroquin (1879), der Vorderdeckel mit eingelassenem Mittelstück aus schwarzem Samt und farbig emaillierten Goldblech-Applikationen (gekröntes Wappen, Jahrzahlen 1854 und 1879, mit Mauresken verzierte Eckstücke); der Hinterdeckel mit vier Goldblech-Buckeln; königsblaue Seidenspiegel. Folio. Preßburger Glückwunschadresse zur Silberhochzeit des Kaiserpaars Franz Joseph und Elisabeth von Österreich. Das prächtige Doppelblatt trägt am Kopf das Wappen des Administrators des Preßburger Komitats, Móricz Pálffy von Erdöd (1812-97), sowie die provisorische Unterschrift des Preßburger Vizegespans Bacsák Pál. Der Militär Pálffy hatte das Amt 1847 angetreten und sich sowohl während der Wirren von 1848/49 als auch 1861-65 im Amte des Statthalters des Königreichs Ungarn als habsburgtreuer Vertreter des ungarischen Adels bewährt. - Wie die zahlreichen Rechtschreibfehler und das Fehlen eines Siegels oder der Unterschrift Pálffys zeigen, handelt es sich um einen ausgeführten Entwurf, entstanden wohl in Wien bei einer auf dergleichen künstlerische Arbeiten spezialisierten Anstalt, deren Kalligraphen jedoch nicht des Ungarischen mächtig waren. - Kleine Einrisse im Bug, sonst tadellos. Der herrliche Einband ist ein Meisterstück aus der Werkstatt des Buchbinders und Ledergalanteriewarenerzeugers August Klein (1881 nobilitiert: "von Ehrenwalten") mit seiner goldgepr. Signatur am vorderen Moiréevorsatz. Der bayerischstämmige Klein (1824-90), ein gelernter Buchbinder, kam 1845 nach Wien, wo er eine florierende Firma für zunächst Leder-, dann auch Bronze- und Holzgalanterieerzeugnisse gründete. "Klein, dem es gelungen war, Zugang zum franz. Markt zu finden, beschäftigte in der Folge einen Vertreter in Paris, errichtete aber schon 1856 dort eine Niederlage, der 1863 eine in London folgte. Klein, dessen Erzeugnisse auf zahlreichen Ausstellungen prämiiert wurden, war der erste in Österreich, der diese Galanteriewaren in einer über das Kleingewerbe hinausgehenden Art herstellte, richtungsweisend in Modefragen wurde und durch Exporte nach Frankreich, England, Amerika etc. auf dem Weltmarkt Geltung erringen konnte" (ÖBL III, 386). - Stellenweise ganz unbedeutend berieben, insgesamt von ausgezeichneter Erhaltung. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gesammelte Schriften. 2 in 3 Bdn.

      Leipzig, W.Engelmann, 1879, 8, VIII+IV, 876 pp., 1 Bl., XLVI, 307 pp., 105 Holzschnitte, 30 feine lith. Taf., 1 Portraitphotographie, 3 orignal Leinenbände. Erste Ausgabe der gesamten wissenschaftlichen Arbeiten des großen Physiologen und Laryngologen Johann Nepomuk Czermak (1828-1973) mit einigen bis dazu unveröffentlichten Arbreiten aus dem Nachlass, nebst einer biographischen Skizze von Anton Springer. Enthalten ist auch seine berühmte Arbeit über den Kehlkopfspiegel und die mechanische Vagus-Reizung beim Menschen. "Czermaks Druckversuch ging zunächst als "Vagusdruckversuch" in den medizinischen Sprachgebrauch ein, sowohl in diesem Ausdruck Czermaks irriger Glaube der mechanischen Vagusreizung zugrundelag ... Im wesentlichen stellte Czermak bei seinem Selbstversuch (1865) mit dem Druck auf die rechte Karotis eine erhebliche Abnahme der Herzfrequenz, eine vertiefte und verlängerte Inspiration mit Beklemmungsgefühl sowie Funkensehen mit Verdunkelung des Sehfeldes, leichter Ohnmacht und Vertigo fest. Czermak hatte nicht den geringsten Zweifel über die Ursache seiner Beobachtungen: " ... dagegen erkläre ich die übrigen Erscheinungen hinsichtlich des Herzschlages und der Athembewegungen mit aller Bestimmtheit über die Folgen einer *mechanischen Reizung des Nervus Vagus" durch Druck und Zerrung'. Der Versuch gelang ihm im übrigen nur auf der reichten Seite." Wormser, p.83ff. Contains Czermak's classical works on the laryngoscope, his method of exploring the nose and nasopharynx with small mirrors, and his discovery that mechanical pressure on a spot of the carotid triangle produces lowering of the heart rate. There is also a biographical sketch by Anton Springer. See Garrison & Morton No. 817, 3331, 3332 Rothschuh Nr.107

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        Colección de documentos inéditos para la historia de España. 4 Tomos: LXXII, LXXIIII, LXXIV y LXXV. Los 3 primeros contienen "Los sucesos de Flandes y Francia del tiempo de Alejandro Farnese [Farnesio]", por el Capitán Alonso Vázquez. El último tomo contiene más de 100 documentos inéditos de aquellas guerras, como correspondencia de varios capitanes y soldados, relaciones de sucesos y batallas, viajes, instrucciones, minutas, capitulaciones, etc.

      Madrid, Imprenta de Miguel Ginesta, 1879-80. - En 4 tomos de -15 x 23 cm. T. I: XVI + 568 págs. T. II: 596 págs. T. III: 543 págs. T. IV: X + 584 págs. Encuadernación en holandesa muy bien realizada, lomo de piel con nervios, dorados y dos tejuelos. (MUY BUEN EJEMPLAR.) (Entre la adundante correspondencia que recoge esta obra, destaca la del Duque de Alba y la de Alejandro Farnesio, Duque de Parma.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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