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        The Christian Year ? [with] STANLEY, Henry Morton. Single sheet message to General Ponsonby to pass thanks on to Queen Victoria for her message. December 6 1889

      Suttaby & Co, London 1880 - 10 photographs laid down. xii, 383, [1ads] pp. 8vo. A WEDDING GIFT FROM ONE OF STANLEY'S SENIOR OFFICERS. A wonderful souvenir from Stanley's wedding with a significant association. The inscription reads in part: "To Henry M Stanley Esq / Dear Sir, / Accept this book on this your nuptial day as a souvenir from one of your companions through the late arduous Expedition. With best wishes & long life & happiness Faithfully yours William Bonny."Bonny was one of four army officers chosen by Stanley to lead his Emin Pasha relief expedition, 1886-9. His official capacity was as medical assistant (to Surgeon Thomas Parke) and in Stanley's account of the expedition, In Darkest Africa, he says "I had frequent occassions to remark to him that his goodwill and devotion were equal to that shown by the others, and as for bravery, I think he has as much as the bravest."Emin Pasha was the governor of Equatorial Sudan, who appealed for help once he found himself engulfed in the same Mahdist uprising as General Gordon in 1885. Stanley finally located Emin in 1888 along the shores of Lake Ujiji - though he was not, in fact, minded to be rescued. Stanley had split his party into two groups, the Advance Column being those travelling with him and then the Rear Column who would camp at Yambuya on the Aruwimi.It was Bonny who first advised Stanley of the disastrous state of the Rear Column and of the impropriety of Barttelot and Jameson. Stanley came to see Bonny as a key ally. He was, in fact, one of just three people to see a pre-publication copy of In Darkest Africa. Tim Jeal explains: "Stanley knew that one day, if he were to have problems with the Barttelot and Jameson families, he would need Bonny to go public with his account of the terrible things that had gone on at Yambuya" (Jeal, 399). Tim Jeal, Stanley: The Impossible Life of Africa's Greatest Explorer, London, 2007 Black coarse grain morocco, spine gilt, a.e.g 10 photographs laid down. xii, 383, [1ads] pp. 8vo

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        Dom, Westseite.

      ca. 1880, Original photograph, very large, albumen print, 55,3 x 43,4 cm on mount. KEYWORDS:germany / köln / photo

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        "Iudica me Deus, quoniam ego in innocentia ingressus sum." Eigenh. Musikmanuskript.

      O. O. u. D.. 5 SS. Tinte auf Papier. Geheftet. Qu.-Folio.. Psalm 26, komponiert für Singstimme und Klavierbegleitung: "Richte mich o Ewiger". - Stadler zählte zu den prominentesten Persönlichkeiten des Wiener Musiklebens an der Wende vom 18. zum 19. Jahrhundert; er war mit Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven und Schubert befreundet und verfasste zahlreiche Schriften über Mozart, dessen Nachlass er gemeinsam mit Georg Nikolaus Nissen ordnete. - Im Rand eigenh. Echtheitsbestätigung (um 1880) durch den Komponisten Josef Venantius von Wöss (1863-1943): "Comp. von Hrn. Abbe Max. Stadler. / Des unsterblichen Tondichters eigene Handschrift" sowie "Autograph". Sehr selten; seit 1950 kein einziges Autograph des Komponisten im Handel nachweisbar.

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        Alla Guinea: ciò che ho veduto e ciò che ho fatto di Luigi Maria d'Albertis Ufficiale dell'Ordine della Corona d'Italia

      Fratelli Bocca e Cia.,, Torino, Roma, Firenze, 1880 - In 8°; XVI, 588 pp. e 365 tavv. f.t. di cui 4 bellissime a colori e una carta geogr. ripiegata, numerose ill. nel testo. Legatura coeva in mezza pelle rossa con titolo, filetti e nome dell'antico proprietario (antica famiglia nobiliare bolognese) al dorso. Piatti foderati con carta marmorizzata coeva. Legatura che presenta qualche strofinatura. Un piccolo strappetto alla carta più volte ripiegata senza perdita di carta ed ininfluente. Qualche minima macchiolina di foxing alle prime 4 carte e a pagina 34 e 35 in corrispondenza di un'antica piega segnalibro all'angolo superiore esterno poi ricollocata a posto, anche queste piccolissime ed ininfluenti e per il resto opera in buone-ottime condizioni di conservazione. Prima rara edizione di questo celebre testo considerato come uno dei primissimi dedicati alla Nuova Guinea. Luigi Maria d'Albertis (Voltri, 1841 - Sassari, 1901) fu un celebre esploratore, naturalista, botanico e filantropo italiano. Nato a Voltri, nella via ora intitolata a lui, da una famiglia benestante (il padre possedeva e dirigeva con i cugini un'industria laniera) ebbe tuttavia un'infanzia infelice. Rimasto orfano di padre quando ancora era in tenera età, fu affidato ad uno zio dalla madre che, risposatasi, si era dovuta trasferire a Napoli. Cugino di un altro celebre esploratore genovese - Enrico Alberto d'Albertis - Luigi frequentò il collegio delle Missioni a Savona e si appassionò agli insegnamenti del missionario lazzarista e naturalista Armand David, famoso più tardo per aver fatto conoscere in Europa centinaia di animali provenienti dalla Cina. A diciannove anni si aggregò alla spedizione dei Mille nella marcia verso Palermo, e in seguito viaggiò in lungo e in largo per l'Europa. Si unì poi con entusiasmo al gruppo dei naturalisti genovesi capeggiati dal marchese Giacomo Doria, capo di un cenacolo di naturalisti genovesi, e imparò i rudimenti delle scienze naturali e della tassidermia, cioè dell'arte di impagliare gli animali necessaria per poter effettuare spedizioni naturalistiche. Partì quindi per la Nuova Guinea con il celebre botanico Odoardo Beccari. La Nuova Guinea nell'Ottocento era ancora quasi completamente inesplorata perché non presentava particolari interessi economici, essendo presumibilmente priva di risorse naturali, come oro e pietre preziose. Aveva poi un clima malsano e in più era abitata da tribù guerriere. L'interesse quindi era esclusivamente naturalistico, perché si pensava che fosse abitata da grandi animali. Infatti sulla costa erano state trovate tracce di escrementi tali da presupporre l'esistenza di animali di grosse dimensioni, come ad esempio il rinoceronte. Le sue conoscenze di storia naturale, che inizialmente erano da autodidatta, si approfondirono in seguito, tanto da consentirgli di diventare un esperto zoologo, botanico e antropologo. Delle cinquecentocinque specie di uccelli da lui esaminate, ben cinquanta erano prima d'allora sconosciute, per non parlare degli insetti, dei serpenti e della piante. Nel 1876 d'Albertis ripartì con un'altra spedizione lungo il fiume Fly, su una piccola lancia chiamata Neva. Era accompagnato da un giovane australiano, Lawrence Hargrave, con funzioni di macchinista. Hargrave era famoso per aver costruito dei modellini di prototipi di aereo, tanto che gli stessi fratelli Wright si basarono sui suoi calcoli per la costruzione dei primi aerei effettivamente volanti. Tale personaggio si rivelò fondamentale per il successo della spedizione: certamente era abilissimo ad aggiustare con mezzi di fortuna le frequenti rotture delle macchine o dello scafo. Però, essendo D'Albertis e Hargrave due uomini dalla personalità prorompente, la coabitazione su una piccola barca li portò a gravi litigi e a incomprensioni che sfociarono in una vera guerra di reciproche calunnie. Prima edizione in buone-ottime.

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        Island Life: or, The Phenomena and Causes of Insular Faunas and Floras, including a revision and attempted solution of the problem of Geological Climates.

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1880 - first edition; xvii, [1], 526, [2] (ads) pp., hand colored maps as frontispiece, 2 single page maps with small elements colored, 23 illustrations in text, many are maps and some full page; green original cloth dulled and rubbed, rebacked with the original spine covering laid on, general age toning, front hinge broken with early leaves in danger of becoming detached, modern private book plate, fair. Photos available upon request.

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        Castello S. Angelo.

      ca. 1880, albumen print, 40 x 29 cm, on mount. KEYWORDS:italy / rome / photo

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        Experiences of a Colonist Forty Years Ago; A Journey from Port Phillip to South Australia in 1839 and A Voyage from Port Phillip to Adelaide in 1846. By an Old Hand

      Adelaide, J. Williams, Printer [for the Author], 1880 [second edition]/ 1879 - Octavo, [viii], 84; 80; 23 pages plus 3 albumen paper photographs of 5 drawings on 3 unnumbered leaves. Gilt- and blind-stamped blue cloth a little bumped and rubbed at the extremities, with minor wear to the corners; spine sunned, with a slightly lighter spot near the centre where a paper label (an old auction lot number) has been removed; front cover has some light stains on it where something has been spilt (removing some of the gilt from the top left-hand border); rear flyleaf removed, with offsetting to the final page; a very good copy (internally excellent). The particulars of the photographs match those given in Holden (where the discrepancy in the number of plates present as against listed is explained). The plates are of drawings by Hamilton; he contributed similar sketches to the published journals of Grey and Eyre. The first edition was not photographically illustrated. This copy is inscribed in ink on the front flyleaf 'From G. Hamilton to Capt Dashwood with the Author's best wishes, 22 Dec 1880'. George Frederick Dashwood (1806-1881) arrived in South Australia in the early 1840s; in 1843, he 'was appointed one of the four non-official nominees in South Australia's first Legislative Council. From 1847 to 1852 he was commissioner of police' (Australian Dictionary of Biography). George Hamilton (1812-1883) succeeded him in that role in 1867, retiring the year before his death. He arrived in Adelaide in 1839 when he overlanded cattle along Charles Bonney's southern route. A most satisfying association copy, presented from one significant pioneer to another in the twilight of their lives. Ferguson 10184 (inadequately describing the plates); Holden 49. Use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability.

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        Le nouveau monde EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Richard & Cie, 1880. Fine. Richard & Cie, Paris 1880, 16x25,5cm, relié. - First edition on current paper, it has been printed a few leading copies in Holland paper. Binding half shagreen sand wedge, back with five nerves decorated double gold boxes and decorated with floral motifs angular, double gilt frames on the flat with small spots, boards, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, corners slightly blunt, golden head, contemporary binding. Autograph signed by the author to his friend Amedeo Joubert. Our copy is enriched with two autograph corrections of the author in the text. Few small foxing. Provenance: from the library of F. Renard with his bookplate pasted. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant, il n'a été tiré que quelques Hollande en grands papiers. Reliure en demi chagrin sable à coins, dos à cinq nerfs orné de doubles caissons dorés et décorés de motifs floraux angulaires, doubles encadrements de filets dorés sur les plats comportant de petites taches, plats, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, coins légèrement émoussés, tête dorée, reliure de l'époque. Envoi autographe signé de Auguste Comte de Villiers de l'Isle-Adam à son ami Amédée Joubert. Notre exemplaire est enrichi de deux corrections autographes de l'auteur dans le texte. Quelques rares petites rousseurs. Provenance : bibliothèque de F. Renard avec son ex-libris encollé.

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        Works

      New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons,. [1880-83]. "Geoffrey Crayon Edition," 27 volumes, 8vo, numerous engraved plates by Darley, Church, Allston, and others, a few illustrations in the text; contemporary half maroon morocco, gilt-paneled spines in 6 compartments, gilt lettered direct in 2, t.e.g.; spines sunned, two very small cracks at the top of vol. II and several small water spots at the base of vols. I, II, and III; all else about fine. Tipped into vol. I is a 1924 typed letter from C. Gee at Brentano's noting that this set of Irving is "the best edition of his works and has been out of print for many years and is becoming quite scarce." Williams & Edge p. 4

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        Liszt Franz (1811-1886)

      . Originalfotografie. Albumin auf Verlagskarton von J. Jungmann, Baden-Baden, 1880. Kabinettformat, 14,5 x 10,5 cm - wir garantieren für die Echtheit. Seltenes Porträt, aufgenommen im Mai 1880 als Liszt beim Tonkünstlerfest des Allgemeinen Deutschen Musikvereins in Baden Baden weilte; Brustbild im Oval, leicht nach links gewendet.- Johann Jungmann (1840-1892) war Hoffotograf des Herzog von Sachsen-Altenburg.

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        Island Life

      London: Macmillan, 1880. Founding Work of Zoogeography Wallace, Alfred Russel (1823-1913). Island life: Or, the phenomena and causes of insular faunas and floras, including a revision and attempted solution of the problem of geological climates. xvii, [3], 526, [2, adverts.]pp. 3 chromolithographed maps, including frontispiece; text wood-engravings. London: Macmillan, 1880. 226 x 153 mm. Original green pebbled cloth, gilt-lettered spine, gilt globe on front cover, light wear to outer hinges, inner hinges cracking. Some foxing and offsetting from maps, but very good. Bookplate of British naturalist Frederick DuCane Godman (1834-1919). First Edition. One of the foundation works of zoogeography. Wallace had treated this subject earlier in his Geographical Distribution of Animals (1876); however, where Geographical Distribution had discussed the broad principles of distribution for great groups of animals, Island Life focused on the detailed problems of animal dispersal and speciation. Like Darwin, Wallace classified islands as either oceanic (no previous connection to a land mass) or continental (previously connected to a land mass). He considered the means by which each class of island might become colonized, the types of animals most likely to perform the necessary migrations, and the conditions?"such as major climactic or geologic change?"under which the migrations might have been made. Wallace was the first to use the new knowledge of Pleistocene ice ages to explain certain phenomena of animal distribution, and in Island Life he speculated about the possible causes of glaciation. This copy is from the library of Frederick DuCane Godman, a British lepidopterist, ornithologist and entomologist who studied the flora and fauna of Central America. Norman 2179.

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        The History of Europe from the Commencement of the French Revolution in MDCCLXXXIX to the Restoration of the Bourbons in MDCCCXV (twelve volumes in six, plus an index volume). [Together with] History of Europe from the Fall of Napoleon in MDCCCXV to the Accession of Louis Napoleon in MDCCCLII (eight volumes in four)

      Edinburgh, William Blackwood, 1853-1880 (ninth edition, one a later reprint), and 1864-1878 (eighth or ninth thousand) - Octavo, twenty-one volumes in eleven, each volume approximately 350-400 pages (the index volume about 250 pages) plus a total of 25 plates. Contemporary half calf and marbled papered boards, the spines gilt-decorated with raised bands and contrasting leather title-labels; all edges marbled; covers very lightly rubbed; a fine set attractively bound and maintained. With the later pictorial bookplate of Bernard G. Brett, Mahon, Toorak in each volume. This set does not contain the companion atlas (oblong large octavo). Use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability.

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        Les Orchidées . dessinées d'apres nature sous la direction de M. Leroy, dans les Serres de M. Guibert

      J. Rothschild, editeur, Paris 1880 - (10 x 6 1/2 inches). 50 plates, printed in colour and finished by hand, numerous wood-cut illustrations within the text. Contemporary green morocco-backed pebbled cloth boards, covers bordered in blind, spine with raised bands in five compartments, lettered in the second, the others with a repeat decoration in gilt, silk moire endpapers, gilt edges First edition of an important contribution to the literature on orchids This work is devoted to the orchids then in cultivation in Europe, beautifully illustrated with coloured plates and accompanied by a history and guide to the plants. The plates, by an artist named M. Leroy, are justly described as "beautifully done" (Orchid Observed). Nissen BBI 1572; Stafleu & Cowan TL2 8410; The Orchid Observed 22. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MAISON BINDER ( Fondèe en 1804 ). Binder Frères. BINDER. 170, Boulevart Haussmann. París. 1ª edición, rara. Catálogo Comercial de Carruajes de Tracción Animal del Siglo XIX

      1880 - Paris. Oberthur. Maison Binder Frères. s.a. (ca. 1880). 8º mayor apaisado, portada y 30 láminas. Portfolio cromolitográfico soberbiamente ilustrado con 30 bellísimas cromolitografías firmadas en plancha de antiguos carruajes tirados por caballos del s. XIX. Encuadernación original tela del editor estampada en seco y decorada en plancha impresa en negro. Notable pérdida de color ovalada en contracubierta. Excelente ejemplar, muy limpio sin mácula en interior. Se trata de una magnífico y raro catálogo con 30 láminas cromolitográficas de excepcional y elegante ejecución que representan ejemplos de carros y carruajes de gran boato como la Berlina, la Calesa, el Landó, el Ómnibus, el Coupé , el Milord , la Victoria, el Phaeton, el Gran Breack, la Tartana. Casa Binder, importante fabricante de carruajes que sirvió a la Casa Real francesa y gran parte de la aristocracia europea, contribuyó en gran medida a la popularidad de los coches de tiro animal franceses en toda Europa y Estados Unidos abarcando casi todo el siglo xix, primero bajo mando del fundador y luego, la empresa, la prolongaron sus hijos bajo el mismo formato, éste catálogo pertenece a esta última época. En portada aparece los premios y reconocimientos a nivel mundial otorgados a este fabricante, como: Philadelphia, 1878. París, 1873-1878. Moscú, 1872. Viena, 1873. Muy raro.

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        Die Uetliberg - Bahn - kein Reprint

      Verlag Orell Füssli & Co. Zürich ohne Jahr, ca 1880 - Format 8° N°. 2 " Illustrierte Wanderbilder " - 32 S. + 8 S. Reklameanhang + 6 ganzseitige lithographische Tafeln,desweiteren noch 19 ( 6 ganzseitig ) Textabbildungen ,einige der Textabbildungen als Vignetten mit Zwergen ! , Originalbroschur mit Deckelbild und weiterem Bild auf dem hinteren Broschurdeckel und Deckeltitel,minimal bestoßen,innen neuwertig = Reiseführer von Seltenheit in sehr gutem Zustand Zustand = [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Fusains et eaux-fortes

      Edition, one of 50 numbered copies on Holland paper, only 9 leading copies after China.Binding chocolate brown half morocco, back with five nerves decorated with gilded initials of great bibliophile Roger Cormenin repeated five times, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, gilded head, elegant and not binding signed later.Provenance: the library Cormenin Roger, son of Louis de Cormenin who was the confidant and secretary of Theophile Gautier and also a close friend of Gustave Flaubert. Charpentier Paris 1880 12x18,5cm relié

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        Contes parisiens en vers EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Charpentier, 1880. Fine. Charpentier, Paris 1880, 11,5x18,5cm, relié. - First Edition, one of 10 copies on Holland paper only leading copies. Jansenist binding in full red morocco, spine with four nerves, date tail guards and contreplats paper tank, frame sevenfold red morocco decorated with gilt on the guards, wrappers preserved and bound in, gilt edges, binding signed Marius Michel. Our copy is enriched with two autograph letters of the author of 3 and 2 pages. Very nice copy superbly prepared by Marius Michel. Provenance: Library Marius Michel with his bookplate pasted on a guard. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 10 exemplaires sur Hollande, seuls grands papiers. Reliure janséniste en plein maroquin rouge, dos à quatre nerfs, date en queue, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, encadrement de maroquin rouge orné de septuples filets dorés sur les gardes, couvertures conservées, tranches dorées, reliure signée de Marius Michel. Notre exemplaire est enrichi de deux lettres autographes de l'auteur de 3 et 2 pages. Très bel exemplaire superbement établi par Marius Michel. Provenance : la bibliothèque de Marius Michel avec son ex-libris encollé sur une garde.

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        Die Alpen-Pflanzen: Deutschlands und der Schweiz. Vierte Auflage

      Munich: Christian Kaiser. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1880. Cloth. 4 volumes, publisher's original black decorated cloth with titles in gilt, plain endpapers, in original light-blue printed jackets; pagination varies, but with a total of 400 vividly colored lithographic plates. A later issue of the 4th edition, in a less exuberant binding than the first. Books are about fine, bright and sharp, with foxing to the textblock edges, and each with the small round bookplate of noted landscape painter Franz Unterberger affixed to the front free endpaper; dust jackets are soiled and sunned, with chipping primarily at the spine tips; Prefaces in volume one in German, French, and English, and each plant is named in Latin, French, German and English. A beautiful and comprehensive guide to Alpine plants, scarce in jacket .

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        The Hypodermic Injection of Morphia, Its History, Advantages and Dangers, (Based on the Experience of 360 Physicians)

      New York: Chas. L. Bermingham & Co., 1880. An English language publication. Presumed first [and only?] printing of the first edition, 1880. Author's preface dated 26 January 1880. Printed by the National Printing Company, NY. Presumed bound in NY or vicinity. NOT ex-library. Contemporary medium brown buckram binding, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine, black-stamped Greek wave frieze design to the top and bottom of the front board, and the same to the rear board in blind-stamp. Impressively clean and well-preserved binding, save for a touch of off-white speckling or sprinkling, in the form of tiny dots, to the front board. Also a little rubbing along the front gutter, minor. Gently bumped and lightly abraded spine head and tail, and with gently bumped upper and lower corners of the front board. Almost imperceptible spine slant. Text block firmly bound in. 7.25 x 5 inches. Front FEP with pencil inscription of previous owner in neat hand, "From James Murray Esq. St. John NB [New Brunswick] Nov. 6th 1890." With 354 numbered pages of text, followed by two unnumbered pages of publisher's adverts. With several B&W figures illustrating syringes and hypodermic needles. Light to moderate foxing to the preliminaries and very occasional light foxing to several internal pages. The vast majority of the pages are free of any spotting. Small piece of upper right corner of three pages (275-6, 277-8, 279-80) missing, not at all into the text. Handsome maritime-themed bookplate of previous owner to the front pastedown. Else a very clean copy. Gently read. A Very Good Minus copy. Very rare. "There is no proceeding in medicine that has become so rapidly popular; no method of allaying pain so prompt in its action and permanent in its effect; no plan of medication that has been so carelessly and thoroughly abused; and no therapeutic discovery that has been so great a blessing and so great a curse to mankind as the hypodermic injection of morphia." A most interesting and curious treatment on morphine towards the end of the 19th century. First Edition. Buckram. Very Good Minus. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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        BEAUTIFUL SEAWEEDS Illustrated by natural specimens Also instructions for collecting and mounting marine Algae, and a list of all the British species

      J. & J. Cook. Paisley. 1880. LIMITED EDITION. Folio. (15.4 x 11.6 inches). One of just 30 copies with 42 specimens of Seaweed mounted onto pages among 90 leaves with printed text. The book calls for 40 specimens but this copy has an extra one as a frontispiece and another smaller one mounted onto the title page below the printed text. The title page is dated 1878 but a note from Cook printed on a whole leaf in the prelims is dated Christmas 1880. The note states that a previous edition of 50 copies was issued in smaller format with 35 specimens but that this larger volume is produced in smaller numbers; "Of copies on the size of page chosen for this volume, it will not be possible to issue more than a very limited number. For the few now prepared, the illustrations, forty in number, have been specially selected for their luxuriance of development and excellence of condition.". Bound in publisher full red morocco binding with ruled borders to the boards in gilt and blind, and with gilt corner decorations. Spine with raised bands, each decorated with gilt piping. Compartments triple ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Inner boards with double gilt ruled lines to the turn-ins. Floral endpapers. A few of the specimens have a very minor amount of loss to edges and they have offset a silhouette onto the opposite pages, as one would expect. Binding a little rubbed and bumped but overall a better than very good copy of this interesting and attractive work. ----- Rare. A search of Copac locates just one copy of this enlarged and superior edition which is in the Natural History Museum in London.

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        Gesamtans., links Blick zur Wartburg.

      . Aquarell ( sign. Und datiert ) v. L.V. Heiborn, dat. 1880, 25,5 x 37,5. Blick von einer leichten Anhöhe zur Stadt, links die Wartburg, rechts weiter Blick ins Hörseltal.

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        JAPAN: Its History, Traditions, and Religions, with the Narrative of a Visit in 1879.

      AN IMPORTANT AND EARLY ENGLISH PRIMARY RESOURCE London 1880, - Murray. Brown pictorial cloth, 2 vol. set, verygood, 365+356p., chronology, map and many b.w. engravings, &appendix of famous sword makers, 14 x 23 cm. AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY FIRST EDITION Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Tableaux à la plume EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier

      Paris: Charpentier , 1880. Fine. Charpentier , Paris 1880, 12x18,5cm, relié. - Edition, one of 50 numbered copies on Holland paper, only 9 leading copies after China. Binding chocolate brown half morocco, back with five nerves decorated with gilded initials of great bibliophile Roger Cormenin repeated five times, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, gilded head, elegant and not binding signed later. Provenance: the library Cormenin Roger, son of Louis de Cormenin who was the confidant and secretary of Theophile Gautier and also a close friend of Gustave Flaubert. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 50 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, seuls grands papiers après 12 Chine. Reliure en demi maroquin marron chocolat, dos à cinq nerfs orné du paraphe doré du grand bibliophile Roger de Cormenin répété cinq fois, légères traces de frottements sans gravité sur un mors, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tête dorée, élégante reliure postérieure et non signée. Provenance : de la bibliothèque de Roger de Cormenin, fils de Louis de Cormenin qui fut le confident et le secrétaire de Théophile Gautier et également l'ami intime de Gustave Flaubert.

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        Faust. Première partie. -

      Quantin 1880 -, Paris - 1 volume. Fort in-4. Sous étui bordé. Reliure plein maroquin rouge. Dos à nerfs ornés avec filets dorés dans les caissons. Plats décorés de motifs géométriques dorés constitués d'un double jeu de 6 filets dorés entrelacés. Doublure et gardes de moire vert bronze. Tranches dorées sur témoins. Reliure signée NOULHAC. Intérieur très frais. Avec 11 eaux-fortes de LALAUZE dont un portrait-frontispice, un bandeau, une tête-de-chapitre et 8 hors-texte, et dessins gravés sur bois dans le texte de Meaulle d'après Wogel et Scott. Parfait état. TIRAGE LIMITE à 100 exemplaires numérotés. Un des 45 exemplaires sur Chine avec 4 états des eaux-fortes. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fusains et eaux-fortes EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier

      Paris: Charpentier , 1880. Fine. Charpentier , Paris 1880, 12x18,5cm, relié. - Edition, one of 50 numbered copies on Holland paper, only 9 leading copies after China. Binding chocolate brown half morocco, back with five nerves decorated with gilded initials of great bibliophile Roger Cormenin repeated five times, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, gilded head, elegant and not binding signed later. Provenance: the library Cormenin Roger, son of Louis de Cormenin who was the confidant and secretary of Theophile Gautier and also a close friend of Gustave Flaubert. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 50 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, seuls grands papiers après 9 Chine. Reliure en demi maroquin marron chocolat, dos à cinq nerfs orné du paraphe doré du grand bibliophile Roger de Cormenin répété cinq fois, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tête dorée, élégante reliure postérieure et non signée. Provenance : de la bibliothèque de Roger de Cormenin, fils de Louis de Cormenin qui fut le confident et le secrétaire de Théophile Gautier et également l'ami intime de Gustave Flaubert.

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        Les orchidees. Histoire iconographique avec une revue descriptive des especes cultivees en Europe.

      Paris, Rothschild, 1880. - 4°, circa 28 x 19 cm. Title, VIII, 348 pp., 50 coloured plates and 244 illustrations in the text A little later half-calf with a leather intarsia of a flower on the spine Stafleu-C. 8410; Nissen, BBI 1572. - First edition with 50 beautiful plates printed in colour and then hightened by hand. The plates show the entire plants (not only the blossom) in rich detail. There is a review of all the species that can be found in Europe and chapters about: organographie, classification, geographie, collections, commerce, emploi, culture etc. - Nice copy in a beautiful binding, inside minor browning, plates clean and in fresh colours, spine a little faded, minor rubbing, very decorative. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de la gravure en Italie en Espagne en Allemagne dans les Pays- EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Hachette, 1880. Fine. Hachette, Paris 1880, Fort et grd. in 8 format jésus (18,5x27,5cm), 528pp., relié. - First Edition, illustrated with 72 engravings (etchings), re-engraved from the originals. All boards, taken before the letter have been marked with a pencil (author and title). Cardboard editor. Special plate Souze. Binding by Charles Magnier. Half red ornate shagreen; flat red calico hit a large decorative gold plate with black background. Gilt edges. Shimmering white paper guard. Upper joint slightly cracked head. Some foxing on the first pages and index. Beautiful copy --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, illustrée de 72 gravures (eaux-fortes), regravées d'après les originaux. Toutes les planches, tirées avant la lettre ont été annotées au crayon de papier (auteur et titre). Cartonnage d'éditeur. Plaque spéciale par Souze. Reliure par Charles Magnier. Demi chagrin rouge richement orné ; plats de percaline rouge frappés d'une grande plaque dorée décorative à fond noir. Tranches dorées. Papier de garde moirée blanc. Mors supérieur légèrement fendu en tête. Quelques rousseurs sur les premiers feuillets et sur l'index. Bel exemplaire

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        Portrait study.

      c. 1880 - Albumen print. Fair tonal range and in good condition, pasted on original card. Dimensions: 245 by 200mm. (9.75 by 8 inches).

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        Bread seller, Algeria.

      c. 1880 - Albumen print. Good tonal range; small clean tear to botton margin. Dimensions: 25 x 18 cm. (10 x 7 inches). Geiser (1848 - 1923) inherited his mother's photographic studio in 1875 that she opened in Algeria in 1853 and later became best known for his portraits of Algerian people in indigenous costumes. Having taken advantage of the popularity of postcards in the end of XIX century he turned it into a very successful business.

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        Théâtre (1869 à 1881) & Poésie (1864 à 1974)

      1880. relié. Bon étatDeCollection. Alphonse Lemerre, Paris, 1880 à 1882. 6 volumes in-12 (16 x 10 cm) reliure pleine basane rouge signée David (David relieur travail chez Lortic, Gruel..., épouse Mlle Kaufmann, soeur du relieur), dos à nerfs à caissons dorés, triple filets sur les plats, filets sur les coupes, dentelle intérieure doré trois tranches, un frontispice de Rajon, Théâtre : 1869-1872 : 191 p., 1873-1878 : 322 p. ; 1879-1881 : 251 p. - Poésie : 1864-1869 : 221 p. ; 1869-1874 : 236 p.; 1874-1878 : 282 p. Bel ensemble très frais, tranches dorées "miroir". En vers et en prose, François Coppée (1842-1908) s?'appliqua à exprimer l'émotion humaine de la façon la plus simple : le patriotisme instinctif, la joie d?'un nouvel amour et la pitié envers les pauvres, traitant chacun de ces sujets avec sympathie et pénétration.

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        El Oasis. Viaje al País de los Fueros Tomo I: Navarra; Tomo II: Guipuzcoa y Alava; Tomo III: Vizcaya.

      1878-1880. . - Imp. Jaime Jepús Roviralta. Barcelona. . 3 Vol. . Vol.I: 526 pp. Vol.II: 570 pp. Vol.III: 491 pp. Gran Folio. Media Piel. Derecho (Foral), Grabados , Primera edición , Siglo XIX , Vasco-Navarro (Vasco Navarro) . Primera edición de esta magnífica obra sobre el País Vasco tras la segunda guerra carlista. Recoge multitud de datos históricos y descripciones sobre los territorios y costumbres vascongadas, aportados por el viajero catalán Mañé y Flaquer, un verdadero enamorado de todo lo que encontró en sus viajes por el País Vasco, realizados en un momento histórico complejo como fue la posguerra de la segunda carlistada. Con ilustraciones de Bringas, Delmas, Iturralde, Padró, etc. y encuadernada en holandesa piel-tela artesanal. Se trata sin duda de una pieza imprescindible en la historia del convulso siglo XIX en el País Vasco, por su calidad bibliográfica y por su relativo optimismo, muy de agradecer en la época.

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        Paysage marin EDITION ORIGINALE

      S.l.: S.n., 1880. Fine. S.n., S.l. 1880, Cadre : 50x34cm ; peinture : 33x18,5cm, encadré. - Original wood oil, representing a rural landscape, recorded in an imposing gilded wood frame. A small lack without gravity inside right of the frame. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Huile sur bois originale, représentant un paysage rural avec la mer en fond, consignée dans un imposant cadre en bois doré. Signature en bas à droite du tableau. Un petit manque angulaire sans gravité à droite du cadre. Edmond Cuisinier (1857-1917) est un petit maître de l'école de Barbizon.

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        [The Works.]

      London: Chapman and Hall,, [c. 1880]. 21 volumes, octavo (173 x 117 mm). Late 19th century green half morocco by Mudie, gilt banded spines, marbled sides, edges and endpapers. Plates after Seymour, Cruikshank, H. K. Browne and others. A handsome library set

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        On the Algebra of Logic.

      University Press, Cambridge 1880 - American Journal of Mathematics, Volume III, Issue Number I. [15]-57, Quarto, 9½" x 12", First Edition Offprint (Ketner P00167).The Rare Offprint of On the Algebra of Logic.NOTE: On the Algebra of Logic lacks the original printed front wrapper. This is common - both Harvard and Brown note the lack of this brief title page ("Reprinted from the American Journal of Mathematics, vol. III") in their copies. In his 1880 paper On the Algebra of Logic, Peirce made a significant new addition to the theories he had begun exploring in his 1870 Description of a Notation for the Logic of Relatives (offered here separately), detailing the first definitions of logical addition and multiplication suitable for modern Boolean algebra. "These definitions were included in a section on the logic of non-relative terms, which is often regarded as the first presentation of Boolean algebra in its modern form." (Grattan-Guinness editor, Companion Encyclopedia of the History and Philosophy of the Mathematical Sciences, Volume 1, p. 608). This expanded Boolean algebra is in turn the basis for logic gates, and hence a basic conceptual building block for today's computers. In that regard, Peirce was almost clairvoyant. In 1886, he wrote a letter to Allan Marquand at Princeton noting in part "I think you should return to the problem, especially as it is by no means hopeless to expect to make a machine for really very difficult mathematical problems. But you would have to proceed step by step. I think electricity would be the best thing to rely on." (Writings of Charles S. Peirce 1884-1886, p. 422) Indeed! Missing the front cover which, as noted above, is uncommon even the copies found in the finest libraries. Some minor remnants remain along the left edge. Neatly trimmed top and bottom but deckled along the right edge. With several small chips to the preserved rear wrapper. Overall, an excellent copy of this rare and important offprint. ADDITIONAL PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.

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        Sammlung der wichtigsten europäischen Nutzhölzer in characteristischen Schnitten, ausgefuuhrt von F. M. Polday in Wien.

      Brünn, W. Burkart's Buchdruckerei, 1880 - 4to (228 x 160 mm), pp 75 [5, blank apart from printed colophon on last page], with 40 separate plates on cards each containing three window-mounted wood specimens in thin sections, each with gilt borders and gilt printed captions; text with its original printed wrappers, text and plates within the publisher's portfolio, with gilt cartouche with title on upper cover, and ties, the binding somewhat rubbed. £2750First edition of this exceptionally rare and attractive publication on European woods, with a total of 120 specimens, three each for each species, with radial cross section, radial longitudinal cross section, and tangential cross section, in window mounts so that they can be seen with light transmitted through the specimens, either with the naked eye or with a microscope. The names of each specimen is given in Latin, English, German, French, Polish, Czech, and Hungarian.This publication was instigated by the newly founded Technologische Gewerbe Museum in Vienna, which emphasised the importance of such teaching aides in the development of the commercial resources of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The accompanying text describes each specimen, and details its properties and uses.Provenance: stamps of the Lehrerclub für Naturkunde Brünn and the National Socialist Military Academy Brünn on titleOCLC: Chicago only in North America

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        Original Watercolour Sketchbook. Scenes of Italy, England, Scotland, France and South America

      N.p.: N.p. [c. 1880's]. Original watercolours tipped-onto leaves of sketchbook. Bound in leather boards, but lacks spine covering. All edges gilt. Binding firm. Handwritten note to front pastedown stating: 'Watercolours by Jane Lilly Griffin. She travelled to Chili in about 1888-1889 and some of her sketches show places she visited on her voyage.' Two handwritten pages in envelope with lists of some of the sketches. A total of 65 original watercolours, each image approx. 13cm x 8cm, all apparently done while on travel to various countries. Pencil notation below each watercolour with location. Scenes from Italy, England, Scotland, France and South America. All images clean with no foxing or staining. A unique album of watercolour sketches. . Good. Leather. 1880. 8vo..

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        Dromedarus, Arabisch post. - Il Dromedario, il corriere in Arabie. - Dromedar, Arabische Post. - Le Dromedare, Post en Arabie. - Dromedary, Arabian - Post.

      Mainz, Joseph Scholz, ca. 1880. - Lithographic plate. 432 x 345 mm. A fine popular print depicting a dromedary running through the desert, mounted by an Arab.

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        Sport and Photography in the Rocky Mountains. Presentation copy

      David Douglas [1880], Edinburgh - 55pp. 17 full page photographic plates with tissue guards. A Scottish hunter in the Rockies. Includes chapters on Wapiti, Antelope, Indian trails and grizzly bears. Dedication signed 'from the author' and date [1881] to half title page. Language: eng G : in good condition without dust jacket as issued. Wear to spine with splitting to cloth along spine ends. Cream boards darkened. Ink inscription from the author to half title page Orange hardback cloth spine on illustrated boards [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Letter Signed [to novelist George Manville Fenn]

      1880. [an early literary letter] One leaf folded, with Hardy's own address in his hand "Trinity Road, Upper Tooting S.W." Two pages of text, addressed to "My dear Sir," signed "Yours very truly Thomas Hardy," and dated "Sept. 2" [no year but 1880]. The purpose of this early Hardy letter is accomplished in his first sentence: "You have my full permission to make what extracts you please." But the value of this letter is accomplished in the rest of Hardy's letter, in which he is open, personal and generous to another writer like himself -- who was self-educated, who shared the assiduous nature required to rise in the literary world from lowly beginnings, and who offered critical social commentary on Victorian England.~George Manville Fenn (1831-1909) would write some 160 novels (mostly historical tales of adventure for boys), beginning in 1864 when a tale of his caught the attention of one Charles Dickens. But he was also an editor (of Cassell's Magazine since the 1870s) -- and it was in this capacity that he had asked Hardy (on 31 August 1880) for permission to cite extracts from one or two of Hardy's works. But after giving his permission here, Hardy goes on to write:~I question if any one of them [Hardy's own passages to be cited] will affect your readers as I was affected by a fugitive piece of yours in the Graphic a short time ago -- on nightingales. I read it in the train on my way to the Continent -- and thought as I read how much I would like to know the writer -- till at the end I came by your name. I am so glad of this opportunity of expressing to you my sense of the intense pathos of that apparently simple article. The subject lingered with me all day.~The piece Hardy had read on board the train (the Hardys were en route to Normandy) was Fenn's "Nightingale Notes" in the Graphic's issue of 24 July. As implied by Hardy's words, this appears to be the first time Fenn and Hardy were in touch with each other.~The letter is in fine condition except for traces of prior mounting on the (blank) reverse side. Purdy & Millgate TH Collected Letters Vol. I, p. 79 (where much of the above background information on this letter is provided).

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        Femmes égyptiennes costume de sortie.

      ca. 1880. Original photograph, albumen print, 27,5 x 21,6 cm, signed and numbered No. 572. KEYWORDS:egypt / cairo / photo

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        Jezebel's Daughter

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1880. First edition, with half-titles. viii, 282, [2], 32 (catalogue dated February 1880); [iv], 281, [3]; [iv], 296 pp. 3 vols. 8vo. Full blue polished calf, gilt spine, with red morocco title labels, t.e.g., by Riviere & Son. Near fine. First edition, with half-titles. viii, 282, [2], 32 (catalogue dated February 1880); [iv], 281, [3]; [iv], 296 pp. 3 vols. 8vo. An adaptation of Collins' play The Red Vial, an unsuccessful drama produced in 1858. Parrish & Miller, pp. 112-4; Wolff 1359

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        A PAIR OF BLUE EYES (Inscribed By the Author)

      London: Kegan Paul & Co., 1880. Hardy, Thomas. A PAIR OF BLUE EYES. London: C. Kegan Paul & Co, 1880. Third Edition, a FINE bright copy with only the smallest amount of wear to the extremities, INSCRIBED by the author on the verso of the front free endpaper: "Yours Faithfully, Thomas Hardy." In the publisher?'s original decorated blue cloth, blocked in gold and black. A PAIR OF BLUE EYES was first published in London in 1873 as a three-volume edition, the first book to bear Hardy?'s name. A PARTICULARLY DESIRABLE COPY AS WE ARE NOT AWARE OF ANY RECORDED OR EXTANT PRESENTATION COPY OF A PAIR OF BLUE EYES. Housed in a new custom slipcase. . Signed by Author. Decorative Cloth. Fine.

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        BEN-HUR

      1880. [a landmark film] A Tale of the Christ. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1880. 12 pp undated ads. Original light blue-grey cloth florally decorated in red, light blue, green and black. First Edition of one of the American bestsellers of the Nineteenth Century. Lew Wallace, a Hoosier, was a prominent military man in the Mexican War and in the Civil War, during which he rose to the rank of major general. Thereafter he returned to Indiana to practice law and to write -- first in 1873 with THE FAIR GOD (regarding the Spanish conquest of Mexico), and then with BEN-HUR...~Against the background of the life of Jesus is told the story of Judah Ben-Hur, a Jewish patrician youth wrongly accused by his former friend Messala of attempting to kill the Roman governor of Judea. He is sent to the galleys for life, and his mother and sister are imprisoned. Escaping, Ben-Hur returns as a Roman officer, and enters the chariot race in which Messala has wagered heavily upon himself. Messala hopes to ruin Ben-Hur, but instead is seriously injured during the race. His cruelties are discovered, and he is slain by his wife Isas. Ben-Hur rescues his mother and sister, now hopeless lepers, and all three are converted to Christianity after the disease is cured through the intervention of Jesus. [OCAL]~BEN-HUR was successfully adapted for the stage by William Young in 1899, but is today best known for William Wyler's 1959 film starring Charlton Heston, one of the landmarks in movie history.~This copy properly has the date 1880 on the front of the title page, and the two-line dedication "To | the Wife of My Youth". (Copies without a dated title page, though frequently seen listed as first editions, are merely reprints.) Condition is fine (only the very slightest of rubbing at the extremities, spine just a shade faded); the light soil-prone cloth is, on this copy, unusually clean. The front free endpaper bears the signature of Rev. W. C. Hubbard (of the Niagara Falls area, where he was a trustee of DeVeaux College), dated Christmas 1880 (the month after publication). Blanck 20798; Wright III 5720. Housed in a fine morocco-backed slipcase with inner chemise.

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        Physique du monde.

      Quillau,, Paris, 1880 - Quattro volumi di cm. 25, pp. 3.000 ca complessive. Con una grande tabella e 20 tavole incise in rame e più volte ripiegate f.t., di cui molte in coloritura coeva. Legatura coeva in piena pelle bazzana, dorsi a nervi con ricchi fregi in oro. Tagli colorati. Qualche segno d'uso alle cuffie e la coloritura di due tavole ripiegate che si è un po' diffusa nel resto dell'incisione, peraltro esemplare genuino e ben conservato. Si tratta dei primi 4 volumi di quest'opera che negli anni successivi vide apparire altri tre volumi. I presenti sono comunque gli unici illustrati e comprendono tutte le 20 interessanti tavole a colori. Opera in cui l'estroso Marivetz cercò di spiegare i più astrusi e complicati fenomeni della fisica senza forse trovare pieno successo. A detta delle bibliografie si tratta comunque di un'opera di grande interesse per le tavole concepite da Goussier e colorate all'epoca. Assai difficilmente reperibile completo a causa delle vicissitudini dell'autore: "Cet ouvrage complet est très rare, une partie des exemplaires ayant été vendue à l'épicier, par suite du dérangement des affaires de Marivetz et ceux qui restaient chez Barrois le jeune à la mort de l' auteur ayant été livrés à la nation par suite de la confiscation et envoyés à l' Arsenal pour être employés à des gargousses" (Michaud). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Herbarium Album of dried flowers arranged artfully and sometimes as figurative images

      1880 - 4to. 31 by 26 cm. 14 leaves with herbarium on rectos. The rear endpaper has the date of November 1880 and Gooseberry, plus a now illegible word, written with plant material. All the flowers are very beautifully arranged, but stand-outs are the images of a pitcher and flower arrangement above, a candelabra, and a vase formed with small daisies. The other bouquets are done with a real panache that is impossible to capture with words. Two versos with chromo diecuts, otherwise, the versos are blank. Well preserved, with the only loss on the rear endpaper. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Series of Picturesque Views of Seats of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland. With Descriptive and Historical Letterpress. [with] Fac-simile of Autographs of Subscribers.

      London: William Mackenzie c 1880 - First edition. Seven volumes (volumes I-VI views, volume VII autographs). 4to. Publisher's gilt decorated brown cloth with bevelled edges, all edges gilt, the final volume with a printed and handwritten notice from the publisher loosely inserted indicating that this was a subscriber's set and that his signature, "Rees Jenkins", appears on p. 191. 6 coloured vignette title pages and 234 fine coloured plates. A most attractive set.

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