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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1880 - 1880 Wisden - Rebind with Covers

      1880. Hi, This lot is an 1880 Rebound Wisden , with the original covers bound within. This is the 17th edition and the the range of the harder to get years in Original form. This book is in Good to Very Good Condition. The boards are in Brown with gilt to the spine. The covers are nice and tall, some markings and some darkness to the covers. The book is nice inside, there is some spotting which is a bit heavier to the first few and last few pages but otherwise a nice clean book. Tightly bound and complete early Wisden.

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        Guide de l'amateur de livres à vignettes (et à figures) du XVIIIème siècle

      Paris, Editions Rouquette 1880 - 17 X 26 cm. Texte à deux colonnes par page, 592 colonnes. 179 pages. Quatrième édition revue, corrigée et enrichie de près du double d'articles, de toutes les additions de M. Charles Mehl, et donnant ainsi le texte de la deuxième édition intégralement rétabli. Edition sur vélin relié en demi percaline, couvertures conservées. Etiquette de titre et d'auteur dorée au dos. Tranches non-rognées. Bel exemplaire. Intérieur très frais. Belle reliure. J'ajoute que l'ouvrage est truffé de l'ex-libris de M. Charles Mehl. (Charles Mehl, né en 1831 à Strasbourg et mort le 27 décembre 1896 à Versailles, est un bibliophile français d'origine alsacienne.) Enfin le truffage comprend aussi une belle lettre manuscrite signée de Charles Mehl dont voici le contenu : Monsieur, J’ai adressé les numéros parus du Bibliographe Alsacien à M. Chéréraux à Conche en Ouche (dans l’Eure sans doute). Je vous remercie. J’ai lu ces jours derniers dans le Börsen Blatt de Leipzig une annonce pour laquelle M. Kleinlich libraire à Paris faisait connaitre qu’il désire acquérir La liber Tagstorum édition Meitelhuber le libraire d’après l’annonce qu’il a fait ? parait croire que cette édition a été publiée en Allemagne. Vous avez édité dans le courant de l’année dernière un petit volume sur l’incendie de ? Un de mes amis ? à Fribourg ? m’en a envoyé un exemplaire avec un petit article pour l’insérer dans le Bibliographe Alsacien. Cette monographie n’ayant nullement trait à l’Alsace je n’ai pu employer cet article du reste bien fait. Si vous pensez pouvoir vous en servir pour votre ? bulletin je m’empresserai de vous l’adresser, il pourra vous donner 1/2 ou 2 pages. Si vous pouviez encore disposer d’un de vos catalogues de fonds je vous serai obliger de l’adresser à M. Noël Vérificateur des Domaines de Strasbourg Rue des petites Boucheries. C’est un amateur délicat qui possède déjà un grand nombre de vos publications. Agréez Monsieur l’assurance de ma considération la plus distinguée. Charles Mehl 9 janvier (1863) Je fais faire un tirage à part d’un article du Bibliographe Notes sur le Siège de Huningue environ ? vous parait-il agréable d’avoir votre nom sur le verso du titre ? Cette monographie paraîtra à la fin du mois et aura environ 20 pages, faux titre et ? compris. Mots clés : - Bibliographie - Bibliophilie - bibliophile - Mehl Charles - Cohen henry - vignettes - ouvrage de travail - Alsace - Alsatica - Livres illustres - Gravures (livres sur) - Ex-libris Thème(s) trouvé(s) : Livres illustres (Main) - Ex-libris (Main) - Bibliographie (Main) - Cohen henry (Main) - [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Une Place a Kayserberg." (Kaysersberg, Kaisersberg). //

      ca. 1880; - Aquarellierte Bleistift/Tusche-Zeichnung auf gekreideter Pappe von Albert Robida. (Vorzeichnung für "Les vieilles villes du Rhin."), ca. 19 x 27 cm, signiert unten links. // Guter Erhaltungszustand. In good state [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Kurt Pflugmacher]
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        Pugilistica: being on hundred and forty-four years of the history of British boxing. Containing of the most celebrated pugilists, and full reports of their battles ... with authentic portraits ... The only complete and chronological history of the ring.

      Weldon & Co. [1880] Half titles, ad. slips tipped into vols I & II, fronts & plates, 4pp ads vol. I; spotting to prelims vol. II with occasional spotting elsewhere. Orig. brown pictorial cloth by W. Greening, blocked in gilt & black; extremities sl. rubbed. Booplate of Arthur St. George Sargeant on leading pastedowns. v.g.Volume II is dated 1880, volumes I & III are undated; Copac records only three copies, at the BL, National Trust, & Guildhall (dated 1880-1881). Only four copies recorded at auction since 1982. A history of pugilism from Fig and Broughton, 1719-49, to the last championship battle of King and Heenan, in December, 1863. Miles wrote a number of works on field sports, but in his earlier years produced penny dreadfuls.

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        1874-1875 ??. [Journey round China in 1874-75].

      St. Petersburg M. Stasyulevich 1880 - First edition. 2 volumes, 8vo (23.4 x 1.47 cm). Title, 559pp.; title, III, 562 - 1122, 4, XVIIIpp, with 24 lithographed plates after drawings by the author (12 in each volume); lacks map, pp. 881-896 bound after p.912, clean tear across pp. 1-2, occasional light foxing. Contemporary Russian half morocco, flat spines; spines rubbed, joints rubbed. The rare Russian first edition. Pavel Piasetskiy (1843 - 1919) was not only a respected doctor but also talented artist and writer. These versatile abilities ensured his participation in a number of official Russian expeditions to Asia and Middle East. In 1874 he joined a trade expedition to China (1874-75) headed by Colonel Yulian Sosnovskiy that travelled via Ulan Bator, Beijing and Tianjin to Shanghai, then up the Yangtze river and back via Lake Zaysan. This land route (taken for the purposes of exploring overland trade routes) was unusual in western travel to China, which generally took place by sea. The expedition's photographer, Boyarsky, was responsible for the most substantial early western photography of Mongolia. Although lacking the map, this copy represents a great opportunity to acquire a very rare title. ?.?.???????? ??? ??????????????? ? ?????????? 1874-1875 ?.? ? ???????? ????? ? ????????? ? ???? ??????????? ?? ???????? ???????? ??????? ????????, ?????? ??????? ????????????????, ????????????, ????????????? ? ??????????????? ????????? ? ?????????? ?????????? ??? ?????? ????? ???? ? ?????, ??????? ???????? ?????? ???????? ?? 2188 ????? ?????? ??????? ?? ????? ? 1880 ? ? ??????? ???????? ??? ????? ??????? ????????? ????? ?? ????? ?????? ??????? ???????? ??????? ???? ?????????? ?? ??????????? ???? ?????? ??????? ? ??????? ?? ??????? (1882) — ????????????????: 24 ?????????? ?? ????????? ?????? ? ???????????? ????????? ?????? (? ????? ?????????? — 22) ? ??????? ???????????????? ????? Bennett, T. History of Photography in China: Western photographers 1861-1879. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Miniature Library of the Poets.

      London: W. Kent & Co.,, 1880. Sextodecimo, 24 volumes (104 x 73 mm). Uniformly bound in contemporary red morocco, spines compartmentalised in blind, borders in blind to covers, all edges gilt. Housed in the original roll-front wooden miniature bookcase (326 x 239 x 123 mm). Rubbing to spines, spine ends worn, front hinge of vol. 1 of Milton cracked, not affecting endpapers but visible at gutter of p. 3. A very good set. A charming set of poems in the fully functioning cabinet, here found in a scarce contemporary morocco binding. This set comprises of the complete works of Shakespeare in 12 volumes and the poems of Burns, Hood, Milton, Scott, and Wordsworth, each in two volumes. In this set two Longfellow volumes appear to have been accidentally replaced at the time of issue by a duplicate set of Hood.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Pacific Coast Directory for 1880-81 Business names and Address of Merchant, Manufacturers and Professional Men, County, City, State, Territorial Including Calif, Nevada, Utah, Montana, Idaho, Arizona, British Columbia {with Late additions]

      1880. Thick Octavo. xxxii, 1496p. City, State and Regional Directories are valuable for historical research since they not only give the name, address and occupation but as in this case there are hundreds of display ads which show the basics needed in the new territories versus the growing sophistication of San Francisco. The earliest directories were compiled by newspaper men in their communities, this edition was done by L.M. McKinney who became the most thorough and the most successful of those done in the American West. He notes that here there are over 35,000 names. Listed here are not only the large San Francisco firms and Nevada's large mining operations but the territories such as Arizona which shows the growth with 56 pages of the businesses (including the soon to be ghost town of Harshaw (p. 1482) with its typical list of saloons and general stores. Display ads for Walkers Stage Coach line from Tucson to Tombstone. Tombstone has listed C.S. Fly, the noted photographer, of the famed city as well as John P. Clum, the Apache Agent and Publisher of the Tombstone Epitaph and friend of Wyatt Earp who fled Tombstone after the events of the OK Corral along with a large number of lawyers, liquor dealers, and many more. Montana has towns some of which became ghost towns and it was three years before Great Falls came into being. Besides providing a valuable key to rising and falling populations (particularly due to mining failures), there is here enough to keep the thoughtful historian to fill in the gaps from diaries, letters, ledgers, voting lists, and similar isolated information. The display ads are often full of graphics but only the A.L. Bancroft has sufficient wealth to use a three color ad in the entire directory. Copies often have detached and reattached pages. This copy is in very good condition with minor edge wear and a nice tight binding, spine has been nicely repaired and now housed in a protective mylar cover.The paper is fragile as with all copies but each page has the text complete at all points.

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        Sunshine and Storm in the East, or cruises to Cyprus and Constantinople.

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co., , 1880. Octavo, original brown with red cloth "scroll" onlay, titling and elaborate pictorial design by Doré, in gilt and black to the boards and spine, dark blue surface paper endpapers. Folding coloured track chart before the frontispiece, folding map of Cyprus at the rear, engraved frontispiece and 8 other plates, title-page vignette and numerous woodcuts in the text. A little rubbed overall, slightly damping and short rip at the head of the spine, two small wormholes midway, rear free endpaper slightly creased, foxing front and back, pale toning to the text block, one plate loose, remains very good and not unattractive on the shelf. First edition. Mediterranean cruise of the intrepid "lady traveller", the "first part is an account of a voyage in the western Mediterranean in 1874. The second tells of a voyage in 1878 to Cyprus, the Aegean, and Constantinople" (Toy). This copy inscribed on the half title, "To Mr. Preston with best wishes from the Author, Annie Brassey, [Illegible] November 1883". "The cruises of the Sunbeam may have resembled family picnics rather than voyages of discovery, but Annie Brassey, who inspired and organised them, is not to be denied the status of a true traveller. A poor sailor, never really well at sea, she dared all it could do to her, in order that she might visit the farthest corners of the earth." (ODNB) A heavy book, and an often reread title, this is a reasonably well-preserved copy.

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        REMARKS OF PRESIDENT HAYES, AT THE CELEBRATION OF GENERAL GARFIELD'S ELECTION, CLEVELAND, OHIO, NOVEMBER 4, 1880

      [1880], n.p. 1880 - Printed wraps; 4 pages, the last blank. SIGNED on the top margin of the front page "With Compliments/R. B. Hayes" by the President. Prints Hayes's speech celebrating the election of James Garfield to succeed him as President. "You all remember how four years ago the business of the country for weeks and months was interrupted and almost suspended by the doubts in regard to the result of the election. Possibly the weakest point in our system is that our Constitution does not adequately provide for the ascertainment and determination of the result of a Presidential election when it is close and doubtful and disputed." Don't we know it. A prefatory paragraph explains that "Immediately after the demonstration in the Public Square had come to a close, the torchlight companies and hundreds of citizens marched to the Kennard House and tendered a serenade to President Hayes. Bank Street filled with people and music. At 11.15 o'clock several prominent Republicans appeared on the balcony accompanied by the President." Hayes then went on to sing the praises of his successor, whom he describes as: "A man of broad, liberal, and generous views, he will look over this whole country. Every section of it will be fairly and justly dealt with. He will say to the mistaken men of the South, 'You are to be treated precisely as the citizens of my own State are to be treated. [Applause.] All that we ask of you is that you shall faithfully obey the Constitution.'" Slightly sunned at the top edge, otherwise Fine [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Photographs of Northern Caucasus and Crimea].

      ca. 1880 - Forty landscape albumen prints (approx. 22 x 28.5 cm), including 16 of Piatigorsk, 5 of Kislovodsk, 3 of Yessentuki, 2 of Zheleznovodsk and 12 of Crimea, some duplicates, fair to fine tonal range, most with caption in the negative in Russian, many with Ermakov's stamp on verso. Important group of 40 photographs by this prolific atelier, showing mostly town scenes and panoramas and taken in North Caucasus (Pyatigorsk, Kislovodsk, with the Elbrus clearly visible in the background) as well as in Crimea, including fine views of Yalta.

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        Paul Meyerheim: Baumstumpf mit Wiedehopf

      1880 - Aquarell und Gouache auf Papier 16 x 13 cm Literatur: Rudolph Lepke‘s Kunst-Auctions-Haus Berlin, Nachlass Paul Meyerheim Berlin, 14./15. März 1916, Nr. 230

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        SULLA SPINTA DELLE TERRE E DELLE MASSE LIQUIDE TAVOLE

      AUGUSTO FEDERICO NEGRO, 1880. ITALIANO 0,9 Dorso consumato nelle estremità e lievi segni del tempo alla copertina, con firma di appartenenza manoscritta a matita e timbro editoriale. Complesso di tavole in nero su cartoncino morbido. Tavole numero 2, 3 e 4 scollate dal testo. Pagine con lievi impurità. USATO

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        Die Alpen-Pflanzen Deutschlands und der Schweiz.1.bis 4.Band

      in 400 nach der Natur colorirten Abbildungen in natürlicher Grösse systematisch geordnet mit Text von C.A. Kranz. 4. Aufl. Kaiser Verlag. München. 1880. 400 Handcol. Tafeln mit je Band ca. 30 S. Text. kl.8. (Na.u.Ex libris). In einem Band wenige Seiten lose.(U.+Anmerkungen Bleistift) Ln.-2)4 Bde..

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        Signed Photo Postcard and Autograph Music Quote Signed

      Famous Czech violinist and composer (1880-1940), signed photo mounted on a hard cardboard album leaf with a music quote also signed by him, dated 1927. Photo is also dated in 1927. A great pair of autograph items by one of the greatest violin virtuosos of the 19th & early 20th century. Large size: 12.5 x 6.8 inches (cardboard with autograph music quote), 3.25 x 5.5 inches (signed photo), in very good condition!

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        Musa Paradisiaca. L. [Malay Pisang maas].

      Brussels. 1880. - Chromolithograph, 21 3/4 x 15 5/8 inches, with accompanying text sheet. Overall light toning to paper, one or two small foxing spots, small pieces of archival hinging tape to upper corners (well outside image area); very good, bright condition. A stunning image of a banana plant or plantain from Hoola van Nooten's large folio collection of images of flowers from the Dutch East Indies: Fleurs, fruits et feuillages choisis de l'ile de Java.

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        Autograph Letter Signed ("U.S. Grant"), to New Hampshire Governor Nathaniel Head, declining an invitation to visit

      New York, 1880. 2 pages. 8vo. Bifolium. Splitting at folds, some blearing to ink of signature. With original envelope. 2 pages. 8vo. Former President Grant writes to Republican Governor Natt Head (1828-1883) of New Hampshire, declining an invitation to visit Concord, citing speaking engagements during the final weeks of the 1880 Presidential campaign: "You may possibly have seen from the papers that I do not visit Vermont as expected; at least for the present. This will prevent my accepting your kind invitation to visit Concord. At the earnest invitation of our friends here I have committed to visit some of the cities in the interior of this state, when political meetings are to be held next week. If I can do any good for the cause I want to do it, though I do not appreciate my services in a political way as some of my friends seem to." Having unsuccesfully sought the nomination for what would have been an unprecedented third presidential term, Grant was stumping instead for Republican candidate James A. Garfield. (The day after this letter is dated, Grant presided over Republican rallies at Stamford, Connecticut and Union City, New Jersey.) Grant's efforts are considered to have been crucial, as Garfield narrowly won New York and ultimately the general election. In turn, Garfield solicited Grant's advice on cabinet members and policy issues upon taking office.

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        Traité Complet d'Ophtalmologie.

      Paris, Delahaye, 1880-1886-1887-1889.. 4 forts volumes grand in-8. 3ff. IV. 965pp. 1f. 2 planches hors-texte. + 2ff. 1150pp. + 2ff. IV. 976pp. + 2ff. 1138pp. Brochés, couvertures imprimées (couvertures factices pour 2 volumes). Les tomes 3 et 4 sont coupés en deux au niveau du dos. Rousseurs générales. Exemplaires non rognés. Première édition de cet important traité d'ophtalmologie. Très nombreuses figures dans le texte (Optique, Instruments etc).

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland; [together with:] Through the Looking-glass and What Alice Found There.

      London: Macmillan and Co.,, 1880-1. With forty-two illustrations by John Tenniel. 2 volumes, octavo (185 x 129 mm). Near-contemporary brown mottled calf by Riviere, raised bands to fully gilt spine, morocco labels, triple ruling to sides, turn-ins gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Engraved frontispieces with tissue guards and illustrations throughout, all by Tenniel. Binder's stamp of Riviere to verso front free endpaper. Spines slightly scuffed, a bit of foxing to prelims and final 2 quires. An excellent pair. Sixth edition. A beautifully bound set of Carroll's classic works.

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland; [together with:] Through the Looking-glass and What Alice Found There. With forty-two illustrations by John Tenniel.

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1880-1 - 2 volumes, octavo (185 x 129 mm). Near-contemporary brown mottled calf by Riviere, raised bands to fully gilt spine, morocco labels, triple ruling to sides, turn-ins gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Binder's stamp of Riviere to verso front free endpaper. Spines slightly scuffed, a bit of foxing to prelims and final 2 quires. An excellent pair. Engraved frontispieces with tissue guards and illustrations throughout, all by Tenniel. Sixth edition. A beautifully bound set of Carroll's classic works.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Miniature Library of the Poets.

      London: W. Kent & Co., 1880 - Sextodecimo, 24 volumes (104 x 73 mm). Uniformly bound in contemporary red morocco, spines compartmentalised in blind, borders in blind to covers, all edges gilt. Housed in the original roll-front wooden miniature bookcase (326 x 239 x 123 mm). Rubbing to spines, spine ends worn, front hinge of vol. 1 of Milton cracked, not affecting endpapers but visible at gutter of p. 3. A very good set. A charming set of poems in the fully functioning cabinet, here found in a scarce contemporary morocco binding. This set comprises of the complete works of Shakespeare in 12 volumes and the poems of Burns, Hood, Milton, Scott, and Wordsworth, each in two volumes. In this set two Longfellow volumes appear to have been accidentally replaced at the time of issue by a duplicate two of Hood.

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        Life of William Blake. With Selections from his Poems and Other Writings. A New and Enlarged Edition illustrated from Blake's own Works. With additional Letters and a Memoir of the Author.

      - London: Macmillan, 1880. 2 vols., 8vo, xvii, 431; ix, 383 pp., with a portrait frontispiece in each volume and numerous illustrations. Original blue cloth with elaborate gilt-stamped designs. A very good copy of this attractive binding with the binder's ticket "Bound by Burn & Co" at the back. Second and best edition. Of special interest are the original prints - three from the Virgil woodblocks (in this edition printed on India paper and preferable to the prints in the first edition of Gilchrist) and 17 from electrotypes made from the original copperplates of the Songs of Innocence and of Experience. Gilchrist was Blake's first full-scale biographer; the work was unfinished when he died and largely completed by Dante Gabriel Rossetti who wrote the final chapter from Gilchrist's notes, with help from his brother William Michael, and also Swinburne whose own book on Blake was the result of his researches when reviewing Gilchrist's book. Bentley, Blake Books, 1680B. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sunshine And Storm In The East, or Cruises to Cyprus and Constantinople.

      London, Longmans, Green & Co.,1880. 8vo. Original pictorial cloth in red, brown and gold, designed and signed in the plate by Gustave Doré, bound by Simson and Renshaw; pp. xx, [2], 448, wood-engraved vignette on title, with wood-engraved frontispiece, eight wood-engraved plates (all with tissue guards) and over 100 wood-engravings in the text, colour-printed folding maps at either end of the volume; extremities minimally rubbed, apart from light ofsetting from endpapers, as usual, a very good copy. First edition of an account of a classic private luxury cruise of the Mediterranean with a strong focus on the Levant and illustrations of city- and landscapes, street scenes, as well as regional jewellery, written by one of the most prominent women travellers of the Victorian period, Anna "Annie" Brassey (née Allnutt), Baroness Brassey (1839-1887), who had her household and family on board of the Sunbeam and keenly observed societies and cities, collected artifacts and took photos, a large portion of which are now owned by the Huntington Library. 'Mrs. Brassey has presented us with her magnificent work, called, Sunshine and Storm in the East Mrs. Brassey has, to - use the reviewer's phrase, already "made her mark " in literature; at all events, her Voyage in the Sunbeam, has been read by thousands of people, and has received the kindly notice of most of the critics of the Press, ourselves included. But it would seem that Mrs. Brassey has been moved to rival, if not to surpass, her first success. In what measure she has realised this purpose, we hope to show. It is impossible, in the first place, to be silent regarding the extraordinary merits of the binding, - of the pictorial design, that is [...] signed by the hand of no less eminent an artist than M. Gustave Doré. Upon a warm, grey background of sea and sky, picked out with black cloud and wave-lines and gold sun-rays, we have a superb scarlet scroll, which is being unrolled at both ends by two groups of fairy-like beings in gossamer attire, who seem partly to float upon the surface of the ocean, partly to hover above it. On the back of the book, in the foreground, is a small vessel, heeling over under the stress of the gale. What does all this mean? Mrs. Brassey, in her preface, is so obliging as to inform us. The nymphs of Ocean, we are told, flattered by the attention already shown them by the Sunbeam, in her voyage round the world, are unfolding before the vessel's path a long scroll, on which are depicted all the kingdoms of the earth, and the glory of them, hoping thereby to induce Mrs. Brassey to continue her triumphal career. It is surely an encouraging sign to see Art applied to such worthy ends as this. We may now look forward to deriving a twofold enjoyment from our libraries. If, for any cause, the interior of a book fails to please us, we have but to close it, and straightaway our eyes will be captivated by the charms of the outside. Our book-shelves must now be arranged upon a new plan, enabling us to see the whole of the bindings of the volumes at once, instead of only the backs, as heretofore. Or perhaps the covers can be so con trived as to come off, and then, by framing them and hanging them on the walls, we shall be decorating our rooms with one hand, so to say, while we instruct our minds with the other. Ultimately, books may come to be bought and sold on the strength of their exteriors only, and literature will assume the position of a vehicle for the dissemination of bindings. But, in short, there is no telling where this novel idea of Mrs. Brassey and of M. Gustave Doré may land us. Meanwhile, they deserve all the credit they are likely to receive for their initiation of so suggestive a reform' eulogized the book reviewer of the Spectator (January 3, 1880, p. 27f.) - and on he went about the merits of the text, illustrations and maps for several long sentences. - The most beautiful copy of this increasingly scarce title we had in years.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        Two Boys go Sailing. Illustrated by Brigid Ganly.

      First Edition. 8. Frontispiece - Illustration, VIII, 246 pages with a (partly fictitious) map of Roaringwater Bay on the pastedown and endpaper and 12 illustrations throughout the book. Original, illustrated Hardcover. Excellent condition of this scarce book with only minor signs of external wear to the binding. This is one of the rarest publications on West Cork, Baltimore and Roaringwater Bay. Edward Conor Marshall O'Brien (3 November 1880 18 April 1952) was an intellectual, Irish aristocrat, republican, nationalist, pioneer in modern maritime theory, owner and captain of one of the first boats to sail under the tri-colour of the Irish Free State, during his circumnavigation in the Saoirse. He was a grandson of the Fenian William Smith O'Brien. Reputedly this was the first small boat to sail around Cape Horn. This is slightly unfair to Joshua Slocum, the Bostonian, who was the first single-handed yachtsman to successfully pass this way (in 1895) although in the end, extreme weather forced him to use some of the inshore routes between the channels and islands and it is believed he may not have actually passed outside the Horn proper. Given the scale of Slocum's achievement it might be considered unfair to deprive him of the honour! Although it was nearly 30 years later, a strict definition of "the first small boat to sail around outside Cape Horn" could indeed cover the 42-foot (13 m) yacht Saoirse, sailed by Conor O'Brien with three hands, who rounded it during a circumnavigation of the world between 1923 and 1925 It was the first boat flying the Irish tri-colour to enter many of the world's ports and harbours. He was a ship builder/designer (notable boats include the Saoirse and AK Ilen ), gun runner for the Irish Volunteers during the war of independence in Ireland, captain of a ship sailing in the merchant navy during WWII. (Source: Wikipedia)

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        The Turner Gallery; a Series of One Hundred and Twenty Engravings

      D. Aooleton and Co, New York; Nd(ca. 1880) - Quarto. In two volumes, no pagination. illustrated with 120 full page engravings from the works of the late Mr. Turner with descriptive text by W. Cosmo Monkhouse. Perhaps the best known of all Turner's works is that of The Fighting Temeraire and like his Crossing the Brook, appeals to all. He also illustrated books by Rogers, Byron, Scott and others. A handsome set bounf in full dark brown morocco decorated in blind, lettered in gilt, raised bands, lettering gilt, other compartments in blind, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, edges and corners rubbed, joints rubbed, no foxing, tissue guards present. Very nice.

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        Aida. Grand opéra en quatre actes. Paroles françaises de MM. Du Locle & Nuitter.

      Paris, Léon Escudier, [1880]. - Large 8vo. Title page, (1) f. dramatis personae and table of contents, 307 pp., with 6 additional pp. bound after p. 124. Plate number 3603. Contemporary half morocco with giltstamped spine title. Marbled endpapers. First French edition: a precious copy signed by the composer during the first performance in French. The signature "G. Verdi" is in the upper right corner of the table of contents beneath the stamp "Souvenir of 22 March 1880". Verdi undoubtedly offered his closest collaborators copies of the score on the occasion of the French staging of the opera, directed by the composer himself at the Palais Garnier in the presence of the entire Parisian world of art, literature, finance, and government. - "Aida" was composed for the inauguration celebration of the Suez Canal, based on a libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni, and was first staged at the Cairo Opera House (in Italian) on Christmas Eve, 1871. The editorial history of the score is a complex one: the work was first published in Italian by Ricordi in 1872 and then reissued the same year in France (again in Italian) by Léon Escudier, who immediately produced several adaptations and instrumental or vocal arrangements (in French). The French première (in Italian) took place in 1876. On the occasion of the performance in 1880, Verdi gave more prominence to the ballet parts, and Escudier published six pages of additional music, printed and numbered separately and inserted between pages 124 and 125 of the original score. With this addition, also present in this copy, "Aida" reached its definitive form. - First and last pages somewhat foxed, extremeties slightly rubbed, otherwise in fine condition. From the collection of Pierre Bergé with his bookplate on the front pastedown. Hopkinson, A Bibliography of the Works of Giuseppe Verdi (New York 1978) II, no 62 B (d). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Bouvard et Pécuchet

      La Nouvelle Revue 1880-1881, Paris - In-8, demi-chagrin bleu marine à coins. Epidermures. Edition pré-originale de l'ultime roman de Gustave Flaubert, parue après sa mort survenue le 8 mai 1880. Le volume contient les livraisons parues entre le 15 décembre 1880 et le 15 février 1881, avant l'originale publiée chez Alphonse Lemerre. Langue : Français

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        Life of William Blake. With Selections from his Poems and Other Writings. A New and Enlarged Edition illustrated from Blake’s own Works. With additional Letters and a Memoir of the Author.

      London: Macmillan, 1880. 2 vols., 8vo, xvii, 431; ix, 383 pp., with a portrait frontispiece in each volume and numerous illustrations. Original blue cloth with elaborate gilt-stamped designs. A very good copy of this attractive binding with the binder’s ticket “Bound by Burn & Co” at the back. Second and best edition. Of special interest are the original prints - three from the Virgil woodblocks (in this edition printed on India paper and preferable to the prints in the first edition of Gilchrist) and 17 from electrotypes made from the original copperplates of the Songs of Innocence and of Experience. Gilchrist was Blake’s first full-scale biographer; the work was unfinished when he died and largely completed by Dante Gabriel Rossetti who wrote the final chapter from Gilchrist’s notes, with help from his brother William Michael, and also Swinburne whose own book on Blake was the result of his researches when reviewing Gilchrist’s book. Bentley, Blake Books, 1680B.

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        Historia da America Portugueza, desde o anno de mil e quinhentos do seu descobrimento até o de mil e setecentos e vinte e quatro .

      Lisbon, Francisco Arthur da Silva, 1880. - Large 8°, contemporary red half sheep over dark green pebbled cloth (minor wear), spine gilt in five compartments, raised bands, marbled endleaves, original green on yellow printed wrappers bound in (small repair at outer margin of front wrapper; tiny repair at outer margin of rear wrapper), edges sprinkled. Title in red and black with publisher's monogram. Six lithograph plates. Double-page engraved map of Brazil. Overall in fine condition. xxviii, 404 pp., 6 plates and 1 double-page map. *** Third edition but First Illustrated Edition of the first general history of Brazil, which was first published in Lisbon, 1730, and again at Bahia, 1878. This edition is described in error on the front wrapper and the title-page as the second. It was revised and annotated by J.G. Goes. The illustrations depict landfall in 1500, the city of Salvador, Bahia, the death of Padre Ignacio d'Azevedo, João Fernandes Vieira, panning for gold, and Rio de Janeiro. There is also a double-page map of Brazil.Burns describes Rocha Pitta as "one of the foremost eighteenth-century historians" (Perspectives on Brazilian History p. 16), although Rocha Pitta is often condemned for his florid and ornate language, and for not using primary sources. Southey's harsh assessment has been widely quoted: "The only general history of Brazil is . . . a meagre and inaccurate work, which has been accounted valuable merely because there was no other" (Preface to the History of Brazil, London 1810-19). On the other hand, Southey testified to the importance of Rocha Pitta's Historia by numerous citations of it throughout his own work. And while Southey rejected Rocha Pitta's methodology, the Instituto Histórico e Geográfico (established 1839) respected and sometimes adhered to it. The Historia is an important source on the history of Minas Geraes (where gold, diamonds and emeralds were all discovered during his lifetime), on the "Guerra dos Emboabas," 1708-1711, between Paulistas and recent immigrants from Portugal and coastal Brazil, and on the "Guerra dos Macates," 1709-1711, between the sugar-planters in Olinda and the new bourgeoisie in Recife.Rocha Pitta (1660-1738), a native of Bahia, traveled to Coimbra to take his degree, then spent most of the rest of his life on his family's plantation in Brazil.*** Borba de Moraes (1983) II, 678. Blake VII, 214-5. Rodrigues 2113. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A Tramp Abroad; Illustrated by W. Fr. Brown, True Williams, B. Day and Other Artists -- With Also Three or Four Pictures Made by the Author of This Book, Without Outside Help; in All Three Hundred and Twenty-Eight Illustrations

      American Publishing Company, Hartford, CT 1880 - First state frontispiece (Moses), sheets bulk 1 5/8", square border at the inner corners. xvi, [2], [17]-631pp + [1]p of publisher's advertisement. Original brown cloth stamped in blind and decorated in gold on the front panel, lettered and decorated in gold on the spine panel, and stamped in blind on the rear panel. Portrait frontispiece, frontispiece and more than three hundred illustrations. Small bookstore label on the rear pastedown endpaper (William H. O'Keefe of Lockport, NY). Light fading and wear to the spine panel, short, closed tear to one of the leaves, name on the flyleaf. A nice and bright near fine copy. BAL 3386.; Octavo. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Chrysanthemum garden.

      ca. 1880. Original photograph, albumen print, handcoloured, 26,8 x 20,5 cm, photograph no 1567, on mount. KEYWORDS:japan/photo

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        Sheets 1 & 2. Boston to the Chesapeake, &c. Corrections 1878.

      1880 - London: Charles Wilson, 1878. Touches of original colour. Two sheets conjoined, laid on canvas, total 890 x 1400mm. Some minor creasing and staining. A two-sheet chart published as one of a pair that covered the Eastearn Seaboard from Boston to Havana in Cuba. Three large inset details show New York Harbour, Boston Harbour and the Entrance to the Delaware; the three smaller insets are Okracoke Inlet, Hatteras Shoals and Cape Charles. The lighthouses are marked in colour and the extents of the Gulf Stream are shown.

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        Young Woman.

      ca. 1880. Original photograph, albumen print, handcoloured, 26,8 x 20,9 cm, photograph no 80, on mount. Felice Beato (Korfoe 1832 - Florenz 29 January 1909), also known as Felix Beato, was an Italian-British photographer. KEYWORDS:japan/photo

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        Officers daughter.

      ca. 1880. Original photograph, albumen print, handcoloured, 26,8 x 21 cm, photograph no C50, on mount. - Probably from: Suzuki Shin'ichi (Japanese, 1835-1919). Felice Beato (Korfoe 1832 - Florenz 29 January 1909), also known as Felix Beato, was an Italian-British photographer. KEYWORDS:japan/photo

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        Young Woman.

      ca. 1880. Original photograph, albumen print, handcoloured, 26,8 x 21 cm, photograph no 12, on mount. Felice Beato (Korfoe 1832 - Florenz 29 January 1909), also known as Felix Beato, was an Italian-British photographer. KEYWORDS:japan/photo

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        Officers daughter.

      - ca. 1880. Original photograph, albumen print, handcoloured, 26,8 x 21 cm, photograph no C50, on mount. - Probably from: Suzuki Shin'ichi (Japanese, 1835-1919). Felice Beato (Korfoe 1832 - Florenz 29 January 1909), also known as Felix Beato, was an Italian-British photographer. KEYWORDS:japan/photo

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        Young Woman.

      - ca. 1880. Original photograph, albumen print, handcoloured, 26,8 x 21 cm, photograph no 12, on mount. Felice Beato (Korfoe 1832 - Florenz 29 January 1909), also known as Felix Beato, was an Italian-British photographer. KEYWORDS:japan/photo

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        ALBUM DI CARICATURE ORIGINALI DI DANTE MATTANI

      1880 - 1880 - 1888 Raccolta di 10 acquerelli, 31 disegni, 9 litografie, tutte deliziosamente commentate a matita. Rara raccolta di un caricaturista che ha fatto parte del caffè Michelangelo. Mattani uomo intelligente salvò dalla dispersione caricature di Tricca e dei suoi amici, nato a Pistoia ma visse a Firenze. Diventò famoso per aver illustrato il Mercato Vecchio commentato da Carocci. Insieme molto interessante, RARO. 1020533 Cerchiamo di dare una indicazione sommaria delle varie misure delle caricature. Da la più piccola, di: 12x9 cm. A quella più grande di 26,5x17,5; ma anche alcune di 20,5x14-14,5x10-20x12,5- 25x15,5-21x9,5. Bella e RARA raccolta rilegata in album in cartone rigido, rivestito con carta marmorizzata e titolo impresso in oro, su tassello di pelle verde sul piatto anteriore. Codice inv.1020533 (3/3a) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Photographs of ancient Egyptian archeological sites

      Egypt, 1880. 29 albumen photographs mounted on card, some signed in the mount. 1 vols. Most images measure 11 x 8-3/4 inches, two measure 13-7/8 x 10-5/8 inches. Light curve to mounts, some fading to image, but generally fine. 29 albumen photographs mounted on card, some signed in the mount. 1 vols. Most images measure 11 x 8-3/4 inches, two measure 13-7/8 x 10-5/8 inches.

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        Young Woman.

      ca. 1880. Original photograph, albumen print, handcoloured, 26,8 x 20,9 cm, photograph no 80, on mount. Felice Beato (Korfoe 1832 - Florenz 29 January 1909), also known as Felix Beato, was an Italian-British photographer. KEYWORDS:japan/photo.

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        Officers daughter.

      ca. 1880. Original photograph, albumen print, handcoloured, 26,8 x 21 cm, photograph no C50, on mount. - Probably from: Suzuki Shin'ichi (Japanese, 1835-1919). Felice Beato (Korfoe 1832 - Florenz 29 January 1909), also known as Felix Beato, was an Italian-British photographer. KEYWORDS:japan/photo.

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