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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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        Autograph letter signed ("Iwan Turgenjew").

      Paris, 50, rue de Douai, 26. V. 1879. - 12mo. 1 p. A friendly letter written in German to an autograph collector. - Lower right corner marked "32", collector's remark on reverse ("19 May 1879 rec[eived]").

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        Les supercheries littéraires dévoilées. Galerie des écrivains français de toute l’Europe qui se sont déguisés sous des anagrammes, des astéronymes, des cryptonymes, des initialismes, des noms littéraires, des pseudonymes facétieux ou bizarres, etc. Seconde édition, considérablement augmentée, publiée par MM. Gustave Brunet et Pierre Jannet.

      Paris, Paul Daffis, 1869-1870, 3 volumes ; (suivi de). –2) BARBIER (Ant.-Alex.). Dictionnaire des ouvrages anonymes. Troisième édition, revue et augmentée par MM. Olivier Barbier, René et Paul Billiard. Paris, Paul Daffis, 1872-1879, 4 volumes ; demi-chagrin de l'époque, dos à nerfs, têtes dorées, plats des couv. cons. -1 f. du tome 2 très lég. restauré avec du filmoplast, sans manque. - soit 7 volumes in-8 ; 1) 2e édition, la seule complète.On a relié au début du tome 1 le prospectus pour l'ouvrage de Barbier (2 ff. n.ch.) ainsi qu'une lettre circulaire imp. de 2 ff. sur la Bibliothèque elzevirienne, datée du 1er juillet 1870.2) 3e édition, la seule complète. A la fin du tome IV, on trouve les anonymes latins.

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        Géographie du département de la Seine-Inférieure. Ouvrage posthume continué et publié par l'Abbé A. Tougard.

      Rouen, Imprimerie de E. Cagniard, 1875-1879, pleine toile de l'époque. -9 illustrations in-texte. - 5 volumes in-8 de XXV-(1)-264 pp. + 1 carte h.t. sur double page ; XIX-(1)-335-(1) pp. + 1 carte h.t. sur double page + 3 pl. h.t. (dont 1 sur double page) ; XV-(1)-334-(1) pp. + 1 carte h.t. sur double page + 8 pl. h.t. ; XV-(1)-315-(1) pp. + 1 carte h.t. sur double page + 3 pl. h.t. et XXIII-(1)-491-(1) pp. + 1 carte h.t. sur double page + 5 pl. h.t. + 1 plan h.t. sur double page ; Edition originale.Sanson, Répertoire bibliographique p. 26.I. Arrondissement de Neufchatel ; II. Arrondissement d'Yvetot ; III. Arrondissement du Havre ; IV. Arrondissement de Dieppe ; V. Arrondissement de Rouen.Illustré d'une carte sur double page pour chacun des volumes, de 19 pl. h.t. (dont 1 sur double page), d'un plan h.t. sur double page et de 9 figures in-texte.Tout ce qui a paru.

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        SLOTEN, VALBURG Twee schetsboekjes met topografische tekeningen van Sloten (Friesland) door C.J. van der Veen, burgemeester van Utingeradeel, uit de jaren 1879-1889. Met o.a. afbeeldingen van gemeentehuis, boerderij Mr. Poppes, gezicht op Sloten vanuit Slotermeer, hardrijden op de schaats bij Sloten, schip Jeanette op Slotermeer, de Woudsenderpijp, de Lemsterpijp met molen, de lange brug, huis Dr. E.J. de Jong, logement `De zeven wolven', `Ons huis aan 't Diep', boerderij L. Tjalma, R.K kerk en.

      "SLOTEN, VALBURG Twee schetsboekjes met topografische tekeningen van Sloten (Friesland) door C.J. van der Veen, burgemeester van Utingeradeel, uit de jaren 1879-1889. Met o.a. afbeeldingen van gemeentehuis, boerderij Mr. Poppes, gezicht op Sloten vanuit Slotermeer, hardrijden op de schaats bij Sloten, schip Jeanette op Slotermeer, de Woudsenderpijp, de Lemsterpijp met molen, de lange brug, huis Dr. E.J. de Jong, logement `De zeven wolven', `Ons huis aan 't Diep', boerderij L. Tjalma, R.K kerk en pastorie, Vischpartij op Slotermeer, Sloten van de Lemsterzijde, gezicht op Tjerkgaart, gezicht op Wijckel bij Sloten, Nieuw Bonia te Oldeboorn, etc. Voorts een aantal tekeningen van de kerk en pastorie te Valburg (Gelderland), 1879-1891, en de inscriptie `Album van Jeannette ten Harmsen van der Beek, Valburg 1879'. In totaal ruim 40 tekeningen, waaronder drie door J.G. Smilde.".

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        Methodologische Beiträge zur Physiologie und Pathologie der verschiedenen Formen der Leukocyten (pp.553-560). + Über syphilitische Herzinfarkte (pp.378-382).

      - Z. klin. Med., 1. - Berlin, August Hirschwald, 1879-80, 8°, VIII, 648 pp., mit 9 farblith. Taf., 1 Curventafel, feiner Halbledereinband. Delineation of the Different Types of White Blood Cells - The Definite Paper! - Foundation of the differential blood count technique by Paul Ehrlich (1854-1915). Paul Ehrlich's "staining techniques completely changed the course of hematology. It is worth remembering that until his time, with the exception of the use of certain vital staining techniques, such as those described in the work of von Recklinghausen and Cohnheim, students of the blood worked with unstained fresh material, preferably in the living animal. The techniques introduced by Ehrlich, which necessitated fixation and, consequently, death of the cells, captured the attention and energy of hematologists and hemato-pathologists to such an extent that for almost 50 years thereafter, the study of living cells was greatly overshadowed. It seems likely, in retrospect, that the fundamentally important observations of Metchnikov might have been delayed if the information concerning the amoeboid behavior of leukocytes in vivo had not been acquired by observers of living cells. - On the basis of the presence or absence of granulation and amoeboid movement, Thomas Wharton Jones had described more than one variety of blood leukocyte by 1850. Max Schultze elaborated on Jones' findings and described four types of white cells in human blood, providing surprisingly accurate descriptions of small lymphocytes, large lymphocytes, polymorphonuclear granulocytes, and basophils (or eosinophils). Moreover, these early students of the microcirculation had a reasonably clear view of blood flow (rheology). The axial flow of red cells and the margination of white cells were observed in the microcirculation of the web of the frog's foot by Thomas Wharton Jones in 1842. He described how the "colourless" corpuscles maybe seen accumulating at "the inner surfaces of small vessels, along which they move very slowly in comparison with the red corpuscles, which occupy the axis of the current." The white cells "roll along like round pebbles at the bottom of a stream. . . . When the current of blood is slow, a number of corpuscles are observed to be stationary, giving the vessel an appearance as if it were lined with an epithelium of globular corpuscles, a few of which are every now and then becoming detached from the rest and roll along." It would be a century later before Sabin, Vejlens, Beeson, Wood, and J. S. Lawrence, would reexamine the microscopy of the microcirculation and amplify the singular behavior of circulating granulocytes, monocytes, and other leukocytes. - Ehrlich's aim in the application of stains to blood cells was to utilize the known chemical structure of the dye so that it would interact with the cellular constituents, thereby heightening the anatomical characteristics of the cell. (His "Farbenanalyse" was philosophically different from modern histochemistry , which defines the chemistry of the cellular constituents.) Aniline dyes were classified as basophilic or acidophilic; acid radicals, such as fuchsin, safranin, and Bismarck brown, combined with the hydroxyl ions in the cells. Basic dyes, such as eosin, benzaline, and nigrosin, combined with hydrogen ions. He found that neutral dyes (e.g., picric acid-rosaniline) had an affinity for the granules in the majority of blood leukocytes. In a definitive paper in 1880, "Methodologische Beiträge zur Physiologie und Pathologie der verschiedenen Formen der Leukocyten he introduced the terms acidophil, neutrophil, and basophil. (The term eosinophil subsequently replaced acidophil.) On the basis of these cytoplasmic staining qualities and the configuration of the nucleus, he divided the cells of the blood into categories of lymphocytes, large mononuclears (large lymphocytes), large mononuclears with an indented nucleus (later called monocytes), and polymorphous nucleated cells with . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Two Of Us (Novel About Independent Female Woodworker)

      G. W. Carleton & Co., New York 1879 - Viii, 9-217 + 6 Pp Carleton Catalog At End, Dated 1879. Brown Cloth, Stamped In Black, Light Blue Endpapers. Inscribed By The Author To Her Grandfather, Rev. Herman Halsey, Also With Ownership Signature Of Minnie Halsey At Top Of Preliminary Blank. Semiautobiographical Midwestern Novel About A Young Woman Who, Like The Author, Eventually Makes Her Living Working In Wood. Scarce; Worldcat Shows Only Four Institutional Holdings. Very Clean, No Fading, Wear At Corners With A Few Tiny Frays At Lower Corners, Hinges Tight, No Stains, No Other Marks. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Leçons sur les matières premières organiques

      Paris, G. Masson, 1879, in-8, VII-1018 pp, demi-chagrin vert, Nombreuses illustrations dans le texte. Par le docteur Pannetier, directeur du Muséum d'histoire naturelle de Rouen. Avec une introduction sur le microscope et son emploi. Matières alimentaires (lait, viandes, café, thé, etc.), épices et aromates (clous de girofle, muscade, anis étoilé, cannelle, gingembre, etc.) ; fibres textiles (d'origine animale, végétale et minérale) ; matières tinctoriales et tannantes (d'origine animale et végétale) ; gommes, gommes-résines, résines, oléorésines, baumes, essences, sucs épaissis (gomme arabique, asa-foetida, myrrhe, ambre jaune, etc.), matières oléagineuses (corps gras, matières grasses animales, végétales, cires) ; substances médicinales (produits animaux et végétaux), dépouilles et débris d'animaux (peaux, poils, ivoires, nacres, etc.) ; tabacs. Accroc à un mors, légères épidermures. Quelques rousseurs éparses pâles. Cachet annulé faculté catholique de Paris

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        A Holiday in Iceland.

      - London, Elliott Stock, 1879. 8vo. Original brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt and ornamented in black, front cover ornamented and lettered in black; pp. vi, [3]-98, with five mounted woodbury-type photographs; fore-edge of front cover a little scuffed, minor rubbing to extremities; occasionally spotted, one plate repaired along gutter; provenance: presentation copy, inscribed by the author to St. Margaret's lending library with their stamps on front endpapers and verso of plates. First edition. After having been discouraged from going on holiday to Iceland by reading about the bleakness of the landscape and weather, news of the outbreak of Hecla arrived. 'That decided it'. Van Gruisen and a friend travelled on the Danish steamer Phoenix, occasionally undertaking excursions into the inland on horseback, observing wildlife, landscape and living conditions on Iceland. Not in the printed catalogue of the Icelandic Collection at Cornell (Fiske); however, acquired later. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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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".

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        Caricature of Benjamin Disraeli in the August 2, 1879 issue of The Mask]

      1879 - Verso blank. In acid free Mylar envelope. Published with the August 2, 1879 issue of THE MASK, a satirical review of the week in caricatures. No. 13.

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        Et Dukkehjem - Skuespil i tre akter.

      Gyldendalske, Kobenhavn., 1879. First edition. Octavo. 180 pages. Original decorated green cloth stamped in black and gilt. All edges gilt. Danish text - Ibsen wrote in Danish which was the literary language of Denmark and Norway at the time. Hugely controversial on its first appearance, the play (A Doll's House in its English translation) remains at the forefront of theatre repertoire. In 2006, for instance, it was the world's most performed play.Small ownership signature on first blank. Front inner hinge starting but tight. Near fine. A very bright copy.

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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°, Olwd.mit 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, (Äschen) ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 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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        British Fresh-Water Fishes

      MacKenzie, London 1879 - pp xxvi, 204. Frontis and 40 chromolithographed plates. Contemporary half morocco. [NatHist & Sc183]. A very good, complete copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Cortège Historique de Vienne

      Artist: Quantin A ; issued in: Paris; date: 1879 - - technic: Copper print; colorit: ; condition: Very good; size (in cm): 54 x 38; description: Beautiful book binding in cardboard with splendour-fully gold bordure. Description of Vienna on 11 pages plus 43 copper plates and many wood cut illustrations.

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        Nederlandsche Flora en Pomona. Beschreven en uitgegeven door het bestuur der Pomologische Vereeniging te Boskoop met platen naar de natuur getekend door A. J. Wendel. Opgedragen aan Z. M. den Koning der Nederlanden.

      - Groningen, J. B. Wolters, 1879. Two parts in two. Folio (32.2 x 25 cm), viii, xii, 235 pp. and 81 chromolithographed plates. Original uniform cloth bindings with beveled edges and gilt floral patterns on the spines and on the front boards.l This work is renowned for its beautiful large plates of flowers and fruit growing in the Netherlands taken from drawings of A. Wendel and chromolithographed by G. Severijns of Brussels. Dedicated to King Willem the third of the Netherlands, who, according to the list of subscribers, ordered two copies. Intended for horticulturists and growers, it provides practical information as well as very accurate, large illustrations. The bindings, with gilt and black floral vignettes, are original. Fore edges uncut. Skilful small repairs to the hinges and one spine. Some wear to covers. Plates generally clean and in very good condition. Nissen BBI, 1474. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        1 orig etching / Orig. Radierung . Sydney Harbour Bridge , ca. 1935

      signed / signiert u.re. G. Marler d.i. : Alfred Edward ( Ernest ) Warner, ( Australian Printmaker 1879 - 1968 ), ( Australia, Original Druckgraphik, Kunstgeschichte )

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        Les éléments de l'art arabe. Le trait des entrelacs.

      - Paris-Libr. Fermin-Didot et Cia, 1879. 30 cm. 47 p.+190 lám. en b/n+X cromolitografías. Enc. en tela, algún punto de óxido. Primera edición. (Ref. 10868-E3 ) ARTE. ISLAM.

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        "Recherches cliniques sur la communication congénitales des deux coeurs par inocclusion du septum intervenniculare".; In: Bulletin de l'Académie de Médecine. Second series, Vol. 8

      Paris: G. Masson, 1879. First edition. Some pale marginal dampstaining. 8vo. Roger's paper is on pp. 1074-94 and 1189-91. Entire volume: 1359 pp. Half-title. Modern cloth. Roger was the first physician to present a comprehensive description of asymptomatic interventricular septal defect. "Roger drew attention to an important anomaly of the septum, interventricular patency ('maladie de Roger'), demonstrating the presence of a murmur in this condition. This is sometimes called 'Roger's murmur', although it had been noted by earlier writers" (Garrison-Morton-Norman 2782). This was translated in Willius & Keys, Cardiac Classics, 1941, pp. 624-38.

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        INVESTIGATIONS AND EXPERIENCE OF M SHAWTINBACH, AT SAAR SOONG, SUMATRA A RET OR SEQUEL TO "THE MANATITLANS "

      San Francisco: Joseph Winterburn & Company, Printers and Electrotypers, 1879.. 12mo, pp. [1-2] [i] ii-iv [3] 4-263 [264: blank] [note: mispaginated; text complete despite gap in pagination], fly leaves at front and rear, original decorated black cloth, front and rear panels stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold and blind, tan coated endpapers. First edition. Publisher's name misspelled "Winterrurn" on title page. Sequel to THE MANATITLANS (1877). A defense of the Bible against Darwinism. "A heavy-handed satire in that the major portion of the narrative begins with the story of the 'First Foundling of Orang and Darwing Extraction.'" - Clareson, Science Fiction in America 1870s-1930s 703. Reginald 13298. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Wright (III) 4996. A fine copy. A scarce book. (#149516)

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

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

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        Don Diego Dionisio Isidro Antonio José Cazanza Terrasa y Rejon Inana y Torre de Irisarri). Tercera Parte de La Pajarotada en que lo jocoso es bien serio, y mui didactico para el uso de las Escuelas Pías de Porcelia, Asnópolis y Caballósia: Dedicada al Señor Don Matias Carnes-Tolendas Arreborricolea y Tirapatadarregui Abogado del Abogado que peor aboga.

      1879 - Chuquisaca, Imprenta Boliviana. (1832). Tercera parte de VI que se publicaron. 4º, sin encuadernar. V + 40 p. Rf. “Biblioteca Boliviana,” 1879, no. 3345.; 800, J.R. Gutierrez, Datos para la Bibliografía Boliviana: Estos seis folletos son de polémica jurídica en el juicio que siguió el autor sobre derecho a un mayorazgo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Poor Mary Stannard!, Full and Thrilling Story of the Circumstances..

      1879. New Haven, 1879. Only edition. New Haven, 1879. Only edition. "The Most Mysterious of All the Cases Which have Baptized Connecticut in Blood" [Trial]. [Hayden, Herbert H. (b.1850), Defendant]. Stannard, Mary [1856-1878]. Poor Mary Stannard! Full and Thrilling Story of the Circumstances Connected with Her Murder. History of the Monstrous Madison Crime. The Most Mysterious of All the Cases Which have Baptized Connecticut in Blood. The Only True and Reliable Account. The Clairvoyant's Wonderful Story. New Haven: Stafford Print. Co., 1879. 47 pp. Octavo (9" x 5-1/2"). Stab-stitched pamphlet in printed wrappers with a woodcut portrait of Stannard. Faint fold lines, some wear to spine ends, a few small chips to edges, small dampstain to upper corner of front wrapper, some browning to text. A well-preserved copy. $850. * Only edition. "In 1879, the body of Mary Stannard, twenty-two, once the servant of Reverend Herbert H. Hayden, was found in one of Hayden's fields in Madison, Conn. Her throat was cut, her skull was fractured, and there was arsenic in her stomach. Stannard had spoken to several people about her recent pregnancy by Hayden, and explained that he was going to give her something to induce an abortion. She said also that she was planning to meet Hayden in the field to pick berries and discuss their future. Unable to account for himself during the time of the killing, Hayden was arrested after it was discovered that he had purchased an ounce of arsenic "to kill rats" the day of his former servant's death.... At the three-month trial, a clairvoyant testified to the defendant's innocence, the first such incident in an American courtroom. A hung jury resulted in Hayden's release" (Nash). OCLC locates 12 copies, 2 in law libraries (University of Missouri, Yale). Nash, Encyclopedia of World Crime 1493. McDade, The Annals of Murder 449.

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        A Holiday in Iceland.

      

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        Königsberg. 11 Fotografien von A. Michalki, Königsberg auf festem Karton.

      Königsberg, A. Michalki, 1878 und 1879. - Ca. 6 x 9,5 cm. Albuminabzüge auf Karton. U.a.: Albertus-Universität, Kant-Denkmal an seinem ersten Platz, Schloss, Schloss-Ostseite mit Unfriedtbau, alte Börse am Pregel, Schlossteichbrücke, Hafen. Rückseitig mit gedruckter Adresse des Fotografen "A. Michalki, Königsberg i. Pr., Münz-Strasse 28", datiert 1878 und 1879. Teils leicht stockfleckig. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Leaf signed in Arabic.

      [Theresienstadt, 1879]. - Oblong 8vo. 1 page. Two lines in Arabic. - The fanatical Bosnian Muslim Vilajetovic, popularly known as "Hadzi Lojo", repeatedly incited his fellow believers to violence agains Bosnian Christians and their churches. His fearless struggle for a conservative, backwards-oriented Islam and the old Bosnian freedoms, fought by way of murder, theft and plunderings which made him wealthy, spread his fame and made him a popular hero. His agitation against the "unbelievers" climaxed during the Austrian occupation of Serbia and Herzegovina, which the Ottoman sultan had relinquished at the Congress of Berlin in 1878. Hadzi Lojo led a mob to the pasha's residence in Sarajevo and called upon Muslims to turn against Ottoman rule and resist the coming of the Habsburg army. He was sentenced to death in 1879, but the sentence was committed to a short prison term in Theresienstadt (Terezin in Bohemia), as Emperor Franz Joseph did not wish to create a political martyr. In 1884 he was released and sent into exile, as which he chose Mecca.

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        Des névroses spasmodiques, de leur origine , de leurs rapports et de leur traitement

      Paris,Octave Doin, 1879, in-8, 132 pp., fascicule broché, Jean Baptiste Eugène Gelineau étudie la médecine à l'École de médecine navale de Rochefort et participe, encore jeune étudiant, à la lutte contre l'épidémie de choléra de La Rochelle.En 1871 il met sur le marché les « pilules du Docteur Gélineau », à base de bromure et d'arsenic, comme traitement de l'épilepsie. En 1880, il décrit le syndrome qui porte son nom, en introduisant le terme de "narcolepsie" (littéralement : attaques de sommeil)... Il acheva sa carrière en tant que viticulteur. Cachet ex-libris du Dr Carrier de Lyon.

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        Facéties du Comte De Caylus.

      Paris, A. Quantin 1879 - De l'Académie des Inscriptions. Avec une Notice bio-bibliographique par Octave Uzanne. Tirage à petit nombre. Il a été tiré en plus 100 exemplaires numérotés. Celui-ci (N°91) un des 50 sur papier Whatmann bleuté. Contenant une SUITE des illustrations en sépia (insérée). Paris, A. Quantin - 1879 - XLVI et 246 pages. Un portrait-frontispice (Quantin, Lalauze), vignettes (en-tête et cul-de-lampe), le tout gravé sur cuivre et un fac-similé replié, d'un courrier du Comte de Caylus. Complet & Contrôlé. Très belle reliure à la Du Seuil plein maroquin fauve, signée Fontaine. Dos à nerfs richement orné et doré. Tranches dorées. Filets et fleurons angulaires sur les plats. Large dentelle dorée bordant les contre plats. Pas de rousseur. Très bel exemplaire en parfait état. Format in-8°(20x15). Anne-Claude-Philippe de Tubières de Grimoard de Pestels de Lévis de Caylus, marquis d'Esternay, baron de Branzac, dit Anne-Claude de Pestels, ou le comte de Caylus (1692-1765), est un archéologue, antiquaire, homme de lettres, et graveur français. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Roland furieux, poème héroïque.

      Paris, Hachette. 1879 - Traduction par A.-J. Du Pays. Nouvelle édition. Grd in-4°, VIII-658pp, demi chagrin fauve à coins et filet doré sur les plats, dos à faux nerfs orné de caissons fleuronnés et filetés, pièces de titre et d'auteur, pastilles mosaïquées, tête dorée (Simier, rel. du roi). PREMIER TIRAGE des gravures sur bois de Gustave Doré de gravures sur bois comprenant: 1 frontispice, 81 compositions h.t. et 536 vignettes in t. L'artiste témoigne ici de son "imagination extraordinairement fertile et simple" (Leblanc). Un "Doré furieux" (M. Lavallée). VICAIRE, I, 86. Très infimes et pâles rousseurs à quelques pages, légère différence de teinte du papier (en fonction de sa composition, comme de son vieillissement) entre certains cahiers, comme cela est inévitable pour l'époque, néanmoins exemplaire en condition fort enviable, bien relié. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Il Monitore della Moda. Giornale illustrato per le signore. Anno dodicesimo.

      Garbini, 1879. Cm. 30, pp. 500 ca. complessive. Con moltissime incisioni nel testo e 47 belle tavole a colori f.t. (anche a doppia pagina). Legatura coeva in mezza pelle con vistose tracce d'uso ai piatti, internamente in ottimo stato di conservazione. Mancano i fascicoli 33, 35 e 52 e la tavola allegata n. 21 e 45. Si tratta di una delle annate di questa rivista che comprende le tavole più belle e decorative!

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        SILVER WATTLE.

      - South Australian acrostics. The proceeds to be devoted to The Home for Incurables, Fullarton. Pp. [ii]+96(last blank), the title page printed in red & black; f'cap. 8vo; dark green cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt & blind, slightly flecked and rubbed, fore-corners bruised, early small sticker (shelf label?) below top edge of upper board; upper hinge tender, the final blank extensively annotated in pencil, occasional faint foxing and soiling; printed by R. Kyffin Thomas, Adelaide, 1879. First edition. *From the extensive Australasian collection of James Edge Partington, with his bookplate on the upper pastedown. Spence recalled in her autobiography that she was asked by Mrs. Alfred Watts to compile 'a book of charades and double acrostics, for the printing and binding of which Mrs. Watts paid. It was entitled \i Silver Wattle , and the proceeds from the sale of this little book went to help the funds of the home'. Jane Isabella Watts (1824-1898) was the daughter of William Giles, who came to South Australian in 1837 to take charge of the whaling station at Kangaroo Island. She was the author of \i Memories of Early \i Days in South Australia , published for private circulation in 1882. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Colorado its gold and silver mines, farms and stock ranges, and health and pleasure resorts. Tourist guide to the Rocky Mountains

      C.G. Crawford, New York 1879 - Third and best edition, containing an expanded text and the folding maps and panorama not found in the first two editions; 8vo, pp. vii, 540; folding panorama, 3 folding maps, 4 full-p. maps, 108 wood-engravings in the text, many full-page; a fine, bright copy in orig. green cloth stamped in gilt and black. Howes F-281. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Historical Sketch of the Fulton Ferry, and Its Associated Ferries

      Eagle Job and Book Printing Department, Brooklyn 1879 - A tight, very well-preserved copy of the 1879 1st edition of this privately-printed history ("printed for the private use of the company") of the Fulton and other late 19th century New York ferries. Solid and VG+ in its rich 1/2 morocco over marbled boards. Very light wear along the tips and the outer hinges, otherwise clean as could be. Thick quarto, matching marbed edges. Tipped-in albumen photo of the statue of Robert Fulton at the frontispiece, more than a dozen engraved illustrations and maps complementing the text. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Geschichte des k.k. Infanterie-Regimentes Hoch- und Deutschmeister Nr. 4. Erganzungs-Bezirks-Station Wien

      Wien: Verlag des Regiments. 1879. First. First edition. Tall octavo. 726pp. Two engraved frontispiece portraits, 12 chromolithograph plates. Publisher's red cloth stamped in gilt and blind. Text in German. Corners bumped and rubbed through a bit, small tears at the spine ends, some foxing, mostly on the plates, a very good copy. .

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

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

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        INVESTIGATIONS AND EXPERIENCE OF M. SHAWTINBACH, AT SAAR SOONG, SUMATRA. A RET OR SEQUEL TO "THE MANATITLANS."

      San Francisco: Joseph Winterburn & Company, Printers and Electrotypers, 1879.. 12mo, pp. [1-2] [i] ii-iv [3] 4-263 [264: blank] [note: mispaginated; text complete despite gap in pagination], fly leaves at front and rear, original decorated black cloth, front and rear panels stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold and blind, tan coated endpapers. First edition. Publisher's name misspelled "Winterrurn" on title page. Sequel to THE MANATITLANS (1877). A defense of the Bible against Darwinism. "A heavy-handed satire in that the major portion of the narrative begins with the story of the 'First Foundling of Orang and Darwing Extraction.'" - Clareson, Science Fiction in America 1870s-1930s 703. Reginald 13298. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Wright (III) 4996. A fine copy. A scarce book. (#149516)

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        SKETCHES IN THE HISTORY OF THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD, COMPRISING MANY THRILLING INCIDENTS OF THE ESCAPE OF FUGITIVES FROM SLAVERY, AND THE PERILS OF THOSE WHO AIDED THEM

      W. McKinstry and Son, Fredonia, NY 1879 - Printed salmon wraps; 174 pages. A somewhat scarce title, dedicated to Frederick Douglass, this is the only copy we have been able to find published in wraps as opposed to hardcover. Pettit was a traveling salesman, mostly of patented medicines and leather goods, who would hide runaway slaves aboard his wagon. Some copies of the hardcover edition, but not all, mention a portrait, in one case specified as an albumen photograph, but there is no portrait here nor any indication there ever was one. Work, page 338. Contents fresh; covers soiled with fading to the front, some chipping to the edges and to the top and bottom of the spine. Very Good [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Portrait photograph signed.

      No place, March 1879. - 246:178 mm. Mounted on cardboard. Fine head and shoulders portrait. - Mild toning and scratching.

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        The Victorian Schoolmaster and literary review (complete)

      Vol. 1, No. 1 - vol. 1, No. 12. Melbourne : Alex. M'Kinley & Co., 1879 - 1880. Twelve issues (complete), contemporary cloth binding by Alex. Greig of Fitzroy, lettered in gilt to spine, bookplate to front free endpaper, pp. 156, insitutional stamp with cancel stamp from the Melbourne Teacher's College Library to the first page, the first page of No. 5 with contemporary delivery address to a teacher at a state school in Bairnsdale, a complete set in clean condition. A significant colonial newspaper for Australian teachers, rarely found complete.

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