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        Il re dei cuochi. Trattato di gastronomia universale

      Legros 1880 - Milano. Con ilustraciones. Piel en lomo, cubierta desgastada, resto buen estado. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Trumpet-Major, A Tale

      London: Spottiswoode and Co. for Smith, Elder, & Co. 1880 - First edition in book form. 3 volumes. Original red pictorial cloth, upper boards blocked in black with designs after Thomas Hardy, spines lettered and decorated in gilt and black, lower boards of vols. I and III blocked with double blind-ruled borders, vol. II with triple blind-ruled border, spines lightly faded, light rubbing to extremities, some light splitting on hinges and housed in a modern slipcase. A very attractive copy of one of the author's scarcest novels in original cloth. The Trumpet-Major was first published serially in Good Words, in the issues running from January to December 1880; Purdy notes that 'several chapters were retitled before the novel was published in book form, and a few scattered passages were deleted', and further quotes Hardy's recollections of demands for changes to the text for serial publication; 1,000 sets in late 1880. The bindings of vols. I and III of this set are Sadleir variant A (with spine imprint 'Smith Elder & Co'), and vol. II is variant B with a triple-rule border on the lower board. Purdy pp.31-35; Sadleir 1115; Sterling 446. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Picturesque Palestine, Sinai and Egypt. Edited by Colonel Wilson, R.E, C.B., F.R.S. formerly engineer to the Palestine exploration society. ( 4 volumes)

      Virtue and Co,., London, 1880 - Volumes internally very good, plates clean and un-foxed. Spines worn at the edges and chipped. Half leather. Internally a very nice set complete with all the plates. Digital photos upon request. A very heavy set requiring additional postage. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Atticus Books]
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      EDITO Briquet et Fils,, Genève - SOUVENIR DE LA SUISSE 25 VEUS EDITOR Genève, Briquet et Fils, 23 x 30 cm. 1880-1890 - 25 albúmias ¿ Excelentes imagenes y muy raro ejemplar Gastos de envío a cargo del comprador [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Songs of Springtide

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1880. First edition. 8vo. 135, [32, ads, dated April. 1880] pp. Original blue cloth. A very good copy . Inscribed "To the Rev. Alexander B. Grosart with the best reagrds of/Algernon Swinburne/ May 1880." "Grosart, Alexander Balloch (1827-1899), literary scholar and theologian...Grosart's reputation was as a great Elizabethan and Jacobean scholar. He reprinted thirty-nine volumes under the general title of the Fuller Worthies Library (1868-76), including authors such as Donne, Herbert, and Crashaw. This was followed by eighteen volumes of another series entitled Occasional Issues of Unique and very Rare Books (1875-83), which was privately printed. This series, like the others, included a list of the subscribers to each volume, alphabetically and democratically arranged, and found among these lists were such well-known names as Edmund Gosse, George Saintsbury, A. C. Swinburne, H. H. Furness, F. S. Palgrave, and Henry Morley....Grosart reprinted and edited volumes for the Chetham Society, for the Roxburghe Club, and for the Camden Society, in addition to a number of volumes not associated with any series or society. One estimate puts the total number of volumes he reprinted and/or edited at 300. He also added to his editions of the works of the puritan divines a small number of religious publications. And he was himself the author of hymns and religious poems which were collected and published in 1890 under the title Songs of the Day and Night, or, Three Centuries of Original Hymns. Possibly his proudest moment was when he was thanked by Tennyson for his dedication to the poet of his edition of Spenser (Letters of ... Tennyson, 3.298, 301-3)." (DNB)

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        A Collection of catalogues bound together. Circa 1880.

      Self Published., London. 1880 - A collection of british art catalogues bound in gilt lettered purple cloth, afed and heavily worn, with paper damage to top right corner of the first and last dozen or so pages. Inscription of William Michael Rossetti on front end-paper, an original etched invitation card by Herkomer addressed to William Michael Rossetti, bound in as frontis. Contains R.A. catalogues for 1874, 1876, 1877, 1878; the 1875 and 1876 catalogues of the Society of Painters in Water Colours, the 1875 and 1876/7Winter Exhibitions of the Society of Painters in Water Colours; the 1870 exhibition catalogue of the New British Institution, first Spring Exhibition of Pictures; A Catalogue of five hundred Autotype Reproductions of the Chefs-d'OEuvre by the Principal Artists of the Italian, German, Dutch, Flemish and French Schools, contained in the Gallery of The Louvre, Paris, May 1873; Revised Prospectus Notes and Queries Society with text by T.H.Hall Caine. William Michael Rossetti was a member of the Council of the Notes and Queries Society, along with Morris, Poynter, Henry Irving, Alma Tadema etcThe New British Institution catalogue has several ink corrections to the list of works. The catalogues of the Society of Painters in water Colour have very extensive on-the-spot pencil annotations. The Royal Academy catalogues of 1876, 77, 78 all have very extensive pencil on-the-spot annotations. The Frontis etching by Herkomer forms the invitation to view his picture "Light, Life and Melody" at the German Athenaeum, March 29th, 30th and 31st. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        North Pacific Ocean

      London, Cha. S. Wilson and Late J.W. Norie Wilson 1880 - Homewood and Son, engravers Steel-plate engraving 45" x 87.5" framed

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco]
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        Histoire du tribunal révolutionnaire de Paris avec le journal de ses actes.

      Hachette |& Cie 1880 - - Hachette & Cie, Paris 1880-1882, 14,5x23cm, 6 volumes brochés. - Edition originale. Dos du deuxième volume fendu, légères déchirures aux dos des tomes 4 et 6, quelques légères rousseurs, sinon agréables exemplaires tels que parus. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        American Inventions and Improvements in Breech-Loading Small Arms, Heavy Ordinance, Machine Guns, Magazine Arms, Fixed Ammunition, Pistols, Projectiles, Explosives and Other Munitions of War, including a Chapter on Sporting Arms

      Springfield, Mass: Chapin & Gould. London: N. Trübner & Co, 1880 - First edition. 4to. Illustrated with chromolithograph frontispiece of a "New Model 44 Army Pistol, Smith and Wesson" and one other chromolithograph plate, plus 2 engravings and many others in text. 407, [4] pp. Original red cloth, stamped in gilt. Upper cover faded across the diagonal upper left, inner joint starting, spine a bit darkened. Rilings 1072 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A treatise on oral deformities as a branch of mechanical surgery

      New York: Appleton, 1880. First edition. <p>Kingsley, Norman W. (1829-1913). A treatise on oral deformities as a branch of mechanical surgery. 8vo. xii, 541, [1]pp., 8-page publisher&#39;s catalogue. Over 350 text wood-engravings. New York: Appleton, 1880. 222 x 145 mm. Original cloth, one corner bumped, front free endpaper lacking. Light toning, but a very good copy. Bookplate on front pastedown (name covered over by tipped-on slip).</p><p>First Edition. Garrison Morton 3685.1. The first scientific textbook on irregularities of the teeth and oral deformities. Kingsley, often called "the father of orthodontics," made the first attempt at systematizing the treatment of occlusal abnormalities, offering many practical procedures. He devised the artificial velum of soft rubber for cleft palate, advocated abrupt repositioning of the mandible by putting in a bite plane, and recommended the head-chin cap. He invented the first portable gas blowpipe for dentists&#39; use, and was a founder of the New York College of Dentistry, one of the three oldest still in existence today.</p><p>The final pages of Kingsley&#39;s textbook are devoted to the aesthetics of dentistry, incuding a section titled "Experiments in Remodelling a Face," and a study of the anatomy and physiology of expression based on Charles Bell&#39;s classic, with illustrations drawn from it. Kingsley had some reputation himself as an artist, especially as a sculptor. Hoffmann-Axthelm 372-74. Ring 299. Dictionary of American Biography. Weinberger 77. Patterson 319; also 384. </p>

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        Fleurs, fruits et feuillages choisis de la flore et de la pomone de l&#39; Ile de Java peints d&#39;après nature par Madame Berthe Hoola van Nooten. Troisieme edition

      Brussels and Leipzig: Librairie Européenne C. Muquardt, 1880. Folio. Expertly bound to style in red half morocco over contemporary light green glazed paper-covered boards, titled in gilt on flat spine Third, and improved edition of this magnificent display of spectacular Javanese fruits and flowers, their bright colours ideally suited to the then new technique of chromolithography. &#39;Europeans who beheld these plants for the first time... could not but have been moved to wonder and amazement&#39; ("Oak Spring Flora") Berthe Hoola van Nooten (1840-1885), a latter-day Maria Sibylla Merian, produced the present work as a heroic response to circumstances which left her on Java, a widow in her early twenties with a family to support and little money, certainly not enough to pay for her family&#39;s passage home to Belgium. &#39;Aware of the vogue in Europe for exotic flora, she decided to take advantage of her enforced exile and put to use the skill at flower painting that she had no doubt acquired as a girl. Thus she prepared forty magnificent plates for Fleurs, fruits et feuillages choisis de l&#39;Ile de Java ... [van Nooten] was clearly a more than competent artist, for the splendid tropical plants, with their lush foliage, vividly coloured flowers and exotic fruit, have been depicted with great skill. She managed to accentuate the splendour of each species by adopting a style that combined great precision and clarity with a touch of neo-Baroque exuberance, revelling in the rich forms and colours of the tropics. The reader&#39;s eye is immediately captured by the dark leaves, shown furled or crumpled or partly nibbled away by insects, the delicately rendered details of the follicles and seeds, and the heavy clusters of flowers that cascade down the page. The excellent reproduction of the artist&#39;s drawings in the form of chromolithographs lends an added tactility to these striking images&#39; ( Oak Spring Flora ) The work consists of a lithographed dedication (in rhyme) to the Queen of the Netherlands. This is followed by a preface in which the author hints at the tragic personal circumstances which led her to seek a publisher for the work, and the forty plates, each of which is accompanied by detailed text in French and English giving a description as well as occasional information on the plants&#39; culinary, medical, religious and other uses. The plates depict a mixture of indigenous, naturalised and introduced plants and include shrubs, flowering trees and, perhaps the most striking of all, 16 portraits of plants with edible fruits: pomelo, rambutan, mangosteen, custard-apple, bread-fruit, mango, bananas, star-fruit and papaya amongst others. Great Flower Books (1990) p. 103; Landwehr 80; Nissen BBI 93; Oak Spring Flora 87; Stafleu & Cowan TL2 3025. (22 x 15 1/4 inches). Half-title, title, dedication to the Queen of the Netherlands and foreword in French, parallel text in French and English. 40 chromolithographed plates by P. Depannemaeker after Hoola van Nooten.

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      Montaner y Simón, Editores - Barcelona. Media piel. 1880-1883. 2Vol. 39x29. LXXII + 566 +II + 651 Pág. Completo. Espectacular edición del Quijote anotada por Don Nicolás Diaz de Benjumea e ilustrada por Don Ricardo Balaca y Don J. Luis Pellicer. Magna Obra. Ref 20 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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      Moya y Plaza Ed. - Madrid. 1880-1883. 11X7. Rústica. 5VOL. 1vol, XXI+532Pág+3h. 2vol, X+578Pág+2h. 3vol, IX+434Pág+2h. 4vol, XII+553Pág+2h. 5vol, XII+326Pág. Obra miniturizada. Tirada cortíssima de 120 ejemplares. Muy buen estado con cubiertas originales, magnífica. Ref 20 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Lot de 9 titres en édition originale ] Notes d'Algèbre. Sur les Equations linéaires. [ On joint : ] Théorie des Points singuliers dans les Courbes algébriques [ On joint : ] Sur l'élimination [ On joint : ] Sur la construction algébrique autour d'un de ses points [ On joint : ] Note d'Algèbre. Sur la transformation des équations et sur le calcul des fonctions symétriques des racines d'une équation [ On joint : ] Sur la Théorie des Formes et la Théorie des Equations [ On joint : ] Sur la théorie des équations et sur les Séries [ On joint : ] Notes de géométrie analytique sur les Surfaces du second ordre [ On joint : ] Sur la division des Arcs en trigonométrie. Sur les équations binômes.

      Gauthier-Villars 1880 - 9 vol. in-8 br., Gauthier-Villars puis Gauthier-Villars et Fils, Paris, 1880-1891 : Notes d'Algèbre. Sur les Equations linéaires, 1880, 31 pp. [ On joint : ] Théorie des Points singuliers dans les Courbes algébriques, 1882, 48 pp. [ On joint : ] Sur l'élimination, 1883, 16 pp. [ On joint : ] Sur la construction algébrique autour d'un de ses points, 1883, 32 pp. [ On joint : ] Note d'Algèbre. Sur la transformation des équations et sur le calcul des fonctions symétriques des racines d'une équation, 1884, 16 pp. [ On joint : ] Sur la Théorie des Formes et la Théorie des Equations, 1887, 40 pp. [ On joint : ] Sur la théorie des équations et sur les Séries, 1889, 51 pp. [ On joint : ] Notes de géométrie analytique sur les Surfaces du second ordre, 1890, 52 pp. [ On joint : ] Sur la division des Arcs en trigonométrie. Sur les équations binômes, 1891, 18 pp. Très rare ensemble de tiré-à-parts, en édition originale, dont l'un ("Sur les Equations linéaires") dédicacé par le mathématicien Charles Biehler. Etat satisfaisant (premier titre restauré à l'adhésif au dos, anciens cachets d'institution religieuse en page de titre et cote de bibliothèque au plat sup., bel état intérieur par ailleurs). Prix du lot. Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The Seven Lamps of Architecture

      Orpington, Kent: George Allen,, 1880. With illustrations, drawn by the author. New edition. Folio. Original blue-grey printed boards, printed spine label, edges uncut and partly unopened. Protected in a good quality tan morocco-backed folding case, spine lettered gilt. 14 tissue-guarded steel-engraved plates by Ruskin. Joints a little chipped in places, spine toned and finger-marked, internally fine. On its first publication in May 1849, The Seven Lamps of Architecture was the first of Ruskin&#39;s works to carry his name, and the first to be illustrated. It was to prove a key work in the Gothic revival, notably encouraging the use of Gothic in secular buildings. Ruskin&#39;s intervention was theoretical more than practical: the "lamps" of architecture were moral categories &#150; sacrifice, truth, power, beauty, life, memory, and obedience &#150; abstract notions in themselves, but which for Ruskin were manifested in particular Gothic buildings in Italy and northern France.

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      William Mackenzie. 1880-1884,, London - Trece volumenes; obra completa. Tela editorial estampada, cubierta orlada, título y dos sellos (con la imagen de un buho y una serpiente enmarcado en cuatro círculos) en esquinas superior e inferior grabados en oro. Cinco motivos grabados en negro. Lomera cuajada con motivos similares, Impecable estado de conservación Texto orlado a dos columnas con ilustraciones intercaladas. La obra contiene unos 500 grabados litografiados , algunos dobles y mapas relacionados con la acepción de cada volumen, algunos dobles y otros plegados. Así el Tomo I: "A-ARC", recoge 44 láminas con grabados de Aeronautica, Africa, Anatomía, Agricultura, Acueductos, Anfiteatros etc. y dos mapas dobles a color de Africa y de Asia. Tomo II: "ARC-BAU", 36 láminas con grabados (13 de Arquitectura, 4 con firmas autógrafas de Colón, Erasmo, Copérnico, etc., 2 con barómetros, .) y un mapa doble a color de Australia. Tomo III: "BAV-CAES", 30 láminas con grabados (2 de Campanas (Bells), 5 de Botánica, 7 de Puentes (Bridges), .) y dos mapas dobles: uno de Europa, el otro de Inglaterra y Gales. Tomo IV: "CAES-COT", 45 láminas con grabados (2 con Cañones (Cannon), 2 de Cerámica, 6 de Civil Architecture, 1 triple con las Constelaciones, .) y un mapa doble a color de Africa Central. Tomo V: "COT-EUR" 39 láminas con grabados (8 del algodón (Cotton) y su maquinaria, 2 de Difracción de la Luz, 2 de Electromagnetismo, 1 de Entomología, .) y dos mapas dobles a color uno de Francia y el otro de Irlanda y un mapa de Chipre. Tomo VI: "EUR-GUA", 46 láminas con grabados (4 con fortificaciones, 6 de Geología, 1 mapa cuádruple del Globo Terráqueo, 2 de setas y hongos (Fungi), 1 con Fracturas, .) y un mapa doble a color de Nueva Zelanda. Tomo VII: "GUA-JUR", 41 láminas con grabados (1 con Pistolas (Guns), 7 de Hidráulica, 7 con Escudos Heráldicos, 1 con vistas de Ciudades y Bahías de Japón, .) y un mapa doble a color de América del Norte. Tomo VIII: "JUR-MET", 26 láminas con grabados (4 con Faros (Lighthouses), 5 con Locomotoras, 5 de Meteorología, .) y un mapa doble a color del Norte de Alemania. Tomo IX: "MET-PED", 40 láminas con grabados (4 con moluscos, 5 de los Músculos del Cuerpo Humano, 9 de bocetos (Painting), 1 triple con Máquinas de hacer papel, .) y un mapa doble a color del Imperio Alemán. Tomo X: "PEE-ROO", 28 láminas con grabados (5 con máquinas de Imprenta (Printing), 1 con Proyectiles, 1 grabado triple con un Aparato de Refrigeración, .) y un mapa plegado a color de Escocia. Tomo XI: "ROP-SPE", 31 láminas con grabados (7 con esculturas, 1 grabado quíntuple y plegado sobre construcción de un Velero, 5 con esqueletos de animales, .) y un mapa plegado a color de Sudamérica. Tomo XII: "SPE-TRA", 35 láminas con grabados (4 con aparatos de Telégrafos, 1 doble con un puente suspendido entre Dnieper y Kiev, 2 con instrumentos quirúrgicos, .) y un mapa plegado del Este de los Estados Unidos. Tomo XIII con 25 láminas con grabados (2 con Turbinas , 2 con escritura y simbología de Egipto y Méjico a color, 4 de volcanes, etc.) y un mapa doble a color del Oeste de los Estados Unidos. El estado interior de la obra es impecable, la encuadernación magnífica con los pequeños roces y algunas puntas sobadas, propia del paso del tiempo. Tamaño: 25 x 16 cm., 1000 pag. aprox. cada tomo, ENCICLOPEDIAS REINO UNIDO

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        Les Horribles et Espovantables Faictz et Prouesses du Tres Renomme Pantagruel

      (Derain, Andre: 1880-1954); Rabelais, Francois. Les Horribles et Espovantables Faictz et Prouesses du Tres Renomme Pantagruel, Roy des Dipsodes Fils du Grand Geant Gargantua. Orne de Bois en Couleurs Dessines et Graves par Andre Derain. Paris:Skira, 1943. #62 of 200 numbered copies, signed by Derain. (Entire edition 275: 15 with an original drawing and a suite; 35 with a suite; 25 hors commerce: 200 as this). Folio (13 1/2 x 11"). Original wrappers, unbound text and illustrations as issued.187p [1]p. 3f. Incl. 179 woodcuts printed in color, of which some are illustrated initial letters. Publisher's sleeve and slipcase. Very fine. From The Artist and the Book: "Instead of cutting a separate block for each color, which is the usual practice, Derain cut a white line on each block to separate the color areas. The block were then inked in several colors and printed on dampened paper. The woodcuts were printed by Roger Lacouriere over a period of two years in a special studio which was set up for the project, the text was set by Georges Girard." References: The Artist & the Book, 81; Rauch, 38; Chapon, 155; Skira, 91; Strachan, 330; Carteret IV, 329; Monod 9403; "From Manet to Hockney," French Art of the Book, no. 49.

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        A Quaint Treatise on "Flees, and the Art a Artyfichall Flee Making," By An Old Man, Well Known on the Derbyshire Streams as a First-Class Fly-Fisher a Century Ago. . Patterns of Flies and Samples of the Materials for Making Each Fly.

      W. Satchell, Peyton, & Co., London 1880 - Original green cloth with pictorial cover stamped in gilt surrounded by an elaborate border in black, gilt spine decoration and lettering, all edges gilt. Spine bears the imprint: London, John B. Day, 1876, and the copyright page shows: London: Printed by John B. Day, "Savoy Steam Press," Savoy Street, Strand. However, the title-page bearing the imprint of W. Satchell, Peyton & Co., is dated 1880 and "First Issue to Non-Subscribers" runs above the red-framed title. Contains 2 mounted chromolithographs facsimiles from water drawings by James Poole, and 22 exquisite models of flies and their material mounted in oval cutouts in very thick board 1/8 inch thick. All pages framed with double red-rules. Noted as one of the rarest Aldam editions, even though it is supposed to be the first issue to non-subscribers. Gift inscription from R.B. Marston to C. Schelling "in memory of delightful trout fishing ." on front blank dated 1919 with statement: "I knew Mr. W.H. Aldam - he told me that all copies of this book which do not contain the full page coloured plates are spurious & piratical with incorrrect fly materials. RBM" [R.B. Marston was an author and the editor of The Fishing Gazette.]. The occasional spotting, otherwise a very good copy of an interesting book. Size: Quarto [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lord Stanley engraving Sir Frederick Arthur, 1st Baron Stanley of Preston, 16th Earl of Derby (Lord Stanley of Preston) (1841-1908)

      published by Morris & Co. 392 Strand W.C. [1880], London - TRULY RARE. WE CAN FIND NO OTHER COPIES OF THIS ENGRAVING. No date but probably circa 1880 when he would be about 39 years old. [Frederick Arthur Stanley, 16th Earl of Derby]"Lord Stanley" engraving London published by Morris & Co. 392 Strand W.C. Drawn by C.W. Walton. Paper size is 17 1/2îî x 23 5/8î. Plate mark size is 10 1/2î x 13î. Image size is 5î x 7î.Signature Imprint: Lord Stanley ( [facsimile signature] ) Stanley family motto, "Sans Changer" or without changing. Some soiling overall on paper (but not on actual image) and top left corner bent and dark marks. Bottom left corner with darker mark and small bent corner. Overall condition is good+. In 1892, this Lord Stanley, 16th Earl of Derby gave a treasured national icon ó the Stanley Cup to symbolize hockey Championship in Canada. It is the same Stanley Cup the National Hockey League competes for each year now. He was the 6th Governor General of Canada., National Portrait Gallery, London has only one similar engraving of Lord Stanley where he is older and their different Lord Stanley engraving is printed later. , ìThere are 13 portrait lithographs by the artist (Walton) in the collection of the National Portrait Gallery, London. Many of the works he produced were of contemporary figures, including Francis Thomas de Grey Cowper, Seventh Earl Cowper (1834 -1905), who became Lord Lieutenant of Ireland and Charlotte Anne Montagu-Douglas-Scott (nÈe Thynne), Duchess of Buccleuch (1811-1895), who served as Mistress of the Robes to Queen Victoria. Some of Waltonís portraits were used to illustrate books. It seems that many of his earlier works were published by the firm of Morris & Co., 392 Strand, but he later published his own works from 103, Shaftesbury Avenue. Interestingly, a lithograph by Walton of Philip William Skynner Miles in the collection of the National Portrait Gallery was published by ëMorris, Walton & Coí, so it seems he may have briefly been in partnership with Morris & Co.î quoted from Philippa Martin, Curator, Information and Research (Historical) UK Government Art Collection [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Méthodes et théories pour la résolution des problèmes de constructions géométriques avec application a plus de 400 problèmes. Traduit par O. Chemin, ingénieur des Ponts et Chaussées

      Paris and Copenhagen: Gauthier-Villars and Andr.-Fréd. Høst & Fils, 1880. First French edition. Quarter morocco. Good. First French edition. Quarter morocco. 8vo (200 × 150 mm), pp. [10], 110, [4]; numerous line drawn diagrams; text slightly toned, very few pencil annotations; marbled endpapers, ownership label of Paul Belgodère to front paste-down; good in quarter morocco over marbled boards, one marker ribbon, edges somewhat worn.

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        The Works of Thomas de Quincey

      Edinburgh - Adam and Charles Black 1880 - Complete set of sixteen leatherbound volumes with marble paper covered boards, marble paper pastedowns, and marbled foredge, with eleven frontispieces and a facsimile of the original manuscript of 'Shakespeare'. Thomas de Quincey (15 August 1785 8 December 1859) was an English author and intellectual, best known for his Confessions of an English Opium-Eater (1821). Confessions of an English Opium-Eater (1821) is an autobiographical account written by Thomas De Quincey, about his laudanum (opium and alcohol) addiction and its effect on his life. First published anonymously in September and October 1821 in the London Magazine, the Confessions was released in book form in 1822, and again in 1856, in an edition revised by de Quincey. From its first appearance, the literary style of the Confessions attracted attention and comment. De Quincey was deeply read in the English literature of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, and assimilated influences and models from Sir Thomas Browne and other writers. In the early 1850s, De Quincey prepared the first collected edition of his works for publisher James Hogg. For that edition, he undertook a large-scale revision of the Confessions, more than doubling the work's length. Most notably, he expanded the opening section on his personal background, until it consumed more than two-thirds of the whole. The Confessions maintained a place of primacy in De Quincey's literary output, and his literary reputation, from its first publication, and it went through many editions. Yet from its publication, De Quincey's Confessions was criticized for presenting a picture of the opium experience that was too positive and too enticing to readers. De Quincey attempted to address this type of criticism. When the 1821 original was printed in book form the following year, he added an Appendix on the withdrawal process; and he inserted significant material on the medical aspects of opium into his 1856 revision. More generally, De Quincey's Confessions influenced psychology and abnormal psychology, and attitudes towards dreams and imaginative literature. The volume titles are: Confessions of an English Opium-EaterRecollections of the LakesLast Days of Immanuel Kant and other writingsThe English Mail Coach and other writingsDr Samuel Parr or Whiggism in its Relation to Literature and other writingsRichard Bentley and other writingsProtestantism and other EssaysLeaders in Literature, with a notice of Traditional Errors Affecting ThemThe Caesars and Other PapersStyle and Rhetoric and Other PapersColeridge and Opium-Eating and Other WritingsSpeculations Literary and PhilosophicLogic of Political Economy and Other PapersAutobiographical Sketches 1790 - 1803Biographies of Shakespeare, Pope, Goethe, and Schiller, and On The Political Parties of Modern EnglandSuspiria de Profundis, Being a Sequel to the Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, and other Miscellaneous WritingsCondition: The bindings are tight and firm with all covers and pages securely attached. There is some wear to the extremities including rubbing to the spines and boards and discolouration to the spines. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright with the occasional handling mark and odd spot. The spotting is slightly heavier to the blank endpapers. There is a rubber stamp mark to the front blank endpaper of Volume II. There is a cigarette burn to the fold-out facsimile which does affect a small portion of the text. Overall the volumes are in good only condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Londres? 1880 - 10 + 56 pags + 23 láminas cartón con 4 fotos cada una 25x30 cm Piel grabada en oro con paisaje del pais, animales y nativos. Buen estado. Faltan 2 láminas 8 fotos Parece haber sido impreso en Londres pues en el prefacio Alexander menciona el trabajo realizado en el libro de los Sres. Marion y Co., una firma Soho especializada en la producción de papel fotográfico y otros materiales. Muchas fotos firmadas por SA. Faltan 8 fotos de las 100 imágenes que contenía el volumen, con subtítulos y enmarcadas y están en buenas condiciones. Algunas de las fotos : Ciudad del Cabo - los muelles. Una vista que muestra la navegación y muelles en el primer plano, con la Table Mountain más allá. 2 Ciudad del Cabo - los muelles. La impresión rubrica «SA». 3 Ciudad del Cabo - Table Mountain. Una vista de Table Mountain, con muelles en el primer plano. La impresión rubrica «SA». 4 Ciudad del Cabo - de la cantera. Una vista de la ciudad de Cabo mirando hacia el norte sobre la curva de Table Bay. La impresión rubrica «SA». 5 Ciudad del Cabo - la biblioteca pública y un museo. La impresión rubrica «SA». 6 Port Elizabeth - de 'The Hill'. La impresión rubrica «SA. 7 Port Elizabeth - 'The Hill'. Una vista que muestra Port Elizabeth, en una institución gris en el primer plano. La impresión rubrica «SA». 8 King William's Town - Buffalo River Bridge. 9. Zanzibar - grupo de esclavos. La impresión rubrica «SA». 10 Kafir Kraal. La impresión rubrica «SA 11 Tulbagh - cascada en cascada del río. 12 Ciudad del Cabo - Gobierno Avenue. 13. Estado Libre de Orange Bloemfontein - edificios del Gobierno. La impresión rubrica «SA».14 Tulbagh - Cascada. La impresión rubrica «SA».15 Graaff Reinet. 16 Graaff Reinet. La impresión es firmada y fechada con el año por el fotógrafoRoe, W.17 Ciudad del Cabo - entrada al castillo. La impresión rubrica «SA». 18 Grahams town - Catedral. 19 Mozambique - la fortaleza. Western Province - Hex río de montaña. La impresión rubrica «SA».

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        Handbook of House PropertyA Popular and Practical Guide to the Purchase, Mortgage, Tenancy and Compulsory Sale of Houses and Land

      London - Lockwood and Co, 1880 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A practical victorian guide for the use of home owners. Second edition. Includes the law of dilapidations and fixtures, as well as useful information and advice on building. From the author of A Popular Account of the Styles of Architecture, and winner of the Institute Medal from the Royal Institute of British Architects. Condition: In original cloth binding with gilt lettering to the spine. Externally, sound with very light rubbing to the spine and extremities. Internally, generally firmly bound. Bright, and mostly clean, but with spotting to first and last pages. H. W. Keay booksellers blind stamp to front free endpaper. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Los Animales Pintados Por Si Mismos. 2 VOLUMENES

      Tipo-litografia De Celestino Verdaguer, Barcelona 1880 - escenas y costumbres de la vida publica y privada de los irracionales. Obra escrita en frances, vertida al español por Jose Feliu y Codina. Edicion de gran lujo. Adornada con magnificas y numerosas laminas al cromo de 12 o 15 tintas, riquisimas portadas, verdaderas obras de arte, y 322 grabados originales. Size: 29 X 20 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The incandescent lamp and its manufacture


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        Wild Animal Stories: A Panorama Picture Book,

      Ernst NIster and E. P. Dutton n.d. (1880s), London and New York - First edition. Oblong quarto. Unpaginated. With six large chromolithographed pop-ups and numerous black and white vignettes in text. Pictorial boards with brown cloth backstrip. Floral endpapers. Boards moderately worn at the edges with some scuffs and soiling. Front hinge cracked a few pages into text causing the text block to be a bit shaky. All pop-up illustrations are complete and in working order. Very good [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        American Inventions and Improvements in Breech-Loading Small Arms, Heavy Ordnance, Machine Guns [-] Including a Chapter on Sporting Arms.

      Springfield, Massachusetts: Chapin & Gould. [-]. Springfield Printing Company. 1880 - 9 1/4 inches x 12 in., frontispiece printed in silver & brown inks of Smith & Wesson New Model 44 Army Pistol; title-page; 407 pp. + [4]pp. Hartley & Graham military equipment, gun ads. With 3 chromolithographic plates printed in metallic inks: the frontispiece; New Model "38" Pistol (Smith & Wesson) in silver & brown, at p. [191]; copper & brass cartridge metal (Coe Brass), in copper and brass metallic inks at p. 310; numerous illustrations and diagrams; steel engraved plates of the various manufactories, with tissue guards. Red brown cloth with gilt titling on spine, design on front cover, top-edge gilt. Paper label on spine, library markings on title-page, dedication page, the inner binding is cracked with some of the pages breaking loose; wear to cover edges, spine ends. Preserved in a new, folding, red-brown cloth-covered case with black cloth ties. A very scarce book. Covers the Gatling Gun & other early mechanical arms; various manufacturers: Peabody, Winchester, Remington, Whitney, Sharps, Springfield, Smith & Wesson. Weight: 6 lbs. Postage is extra on this item. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection

      John Murray, 1880. Sixth Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dustjacket. 1880. Sixth Edition. 458 pages. No dust jacket. Green cloth covered boards with gilt text to spine. Pages lightly tanned with foxing to endpapers and text block edge. Decorative prize plate to pastedown dated 1882, peeling to corners of plate. Hinge is cracked with binding netting exposed. Some sections of text block lose; pages 1-24 and 27-46. Fold-out sheet between pages 90 and 91 present. Dust to text block top. Moderate board and edge wear with corner bumping. Moderate lean to spine. Light soiling to boards. Some rubbing to extremities.

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        The Origin of Species, by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life

      London: John Murray, 1880.. Sixth edition, 22nd thousand, 8vo, xxi, (1), 458 pp. Folding plate, light foxing at the beginning and end. Original dark green cloth, recased with new endpapers, some rubbing to extremities. Freeman 405.

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        NATIVE FLOWERS AND FERNS OF THE UNITED STATES In Their Botanical, Horticultural, And Popular Aspects

      L. Prang & Co., Boston 1880 - 196, 204 pages. 26.5 x 18.5 cm. Series II: Vols. 1-2. A total of 96 chromolithographs, each with tissue guard. An uncharacteristically clean and fresh set with all plates by Prang, perhaps the most prominent American printer of chromolithographs. Original front cover wrappers bound-in -- bound by Green Dragon Bindery of Shrewsbury, MA. Raised bands, spine panels gilt in floral motif, black leather spine labels lettered in gilt. Quarter brown morocco and marbled boards. Fine. 2 Vols. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      1880 - MEEHAN, Thomas. NATIVE FLOWERS AND FERNS OF THE UNITED STATES IN THEIR BOTANICAL, HORTICULTURAL AND BOTANICAL ASPECTS. Philadelphia: American Nat. History Pub. Co., Limited, 1880. Second Series, Volumes 1 & 2. Illustrated with 96 chromolithographic plates (48 in each volumes) by L. Prang & Co., Boston, MA. Two quarto volumes. Nineteenth-century bindings of 3/4 brown leather with marbled paper boards. Ex library, with a library pocket at rear pastedowns, ink and perforated stamps on title-pages and in a few other places in text. Text is clean but for the library marks. The plates are clean and bright, and unmarked. Although the leather is superficially rubbed, the bindings are sound and attractive. Complete and in very good condition. Published two years after the first series, the second series is far less common. (Bennett, p. 75; Nissen 1331).

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        The Chess Montly

      London, 1880-1881 iv+380 pages with illustrations, diagrams, tables, and index. Royal octavo (9 3/4" x 6 1/4") bound in quarter black leather with gilt lettering to spine and blue marbled boards. From the library of Dino Ruggieri. Volume II (2). (Betts: 7-25). First edition.The Chess Monthly of Great Britain was one of the first to give properly annotated games. The principal editor, Leopold Hoffer, was helped enormously by having J H Zukertort as co-editor until his death in 1888. There were four regular sections: news, annotated games, problems and endgames. In addition, Hoffer carried on a profoundly bitter feud with his one-time benefactor, Steinitz. This publication should not be confused with The Chess Monthly published in the United States which was short lived from 1857-1862 and edited by Fiske and Morphy.Dino Ruggieri was born in, Pigüé a small city in the Buenos Aires province, October 22, 1921. His parents were both Italians, natives of Porto D'Ascoli. In their early years in Argentina, the Ruggieri?s family lived in the country, located about 45 miles from Pigüé. The family was engaged in agriculture. When Ruggieri was 8, his father purchased a home in Pigüé, where he lived until 2008. In 1938 he was involved in an accident and he was transferred to Buenos Aires for recovery. This was the beginning of his hobby of chess, both as a player over the board and by correspondence, but as well as a major collector of chess materials. After his recovery he became a prominent local chess player and very good representative in postal chess, where he represented Argentina in matches against Italy, Yugoslavia, Holland and other countries. He was using the correspondence with his rivals to offer exchanges. Ruggieri was related to Mr Niemeijer and soon began exchanging materials and making important purchases. He also had frequent contacts with Gregorio Lastra, Normando Ivaldi, Gaspar Soria and Carlos De Veyga, all known collectors of chess. He died in 2009 in 2009 at the age of 88.Condition:0Corners bumped, some foxing and age toning, Ruggieri's stamp to front end paper else a very good copy of a scarce item.

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        14 Photographs of the Building of the Liverpool Docks.

      Liverpool. ca. Image size (Approx), 10 3/4 x 8 1/4 ins. Page Size (Approx), 13 1/2 x 10 1/2 ins. 1880 - 14 Photographs of the Liverpool Docks pasted on to thick card on both sides of the page. Shown, Langdon Dock, Lighthouse, Alexander Dock, Engine House Langdon Dock, Canada Basin, Dock Entrance, Graving Dock Langdon, Engine House Langdon Dock, Formen South Dock, Masonry of Dock Entrance, Shed Alexander Dock, Dock Wall Alexander Dock, Commencement of Herculaneum Dock, Herculaneum Dock & Petroleum Shore. To see all the images go to:- [View Bookseller's Homepage] .

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      Denver. [circa 1880]. - Mammoth-plate albumen photograph, 22 x 17 1/4 inches. Jackson's name printed on the mat. Light discoloration in the sky in the upper center portion of the image. Near fine. Matted, glazed, and framed, with calligraphic manuscript title below the photograph. Contemporary wooden frame with the initials of the Denver and Rio Grande Railway engraved in the bottom panel of the frame. A beautiful mammoth-plate albumen photograph by William H. Jackson of the Royal Gorge in central Colorado. Jagged cliffs rise steeply into the sky and the track of the Denver and Rio Grande Railway comes toward us from the distance, running along the Arkansas River. Jackson used a slight time exposure in taking this image, giving the river a very fluid quality. The photograph is in a contemporary presentation frame, inscribed with the initials of the Denver and Rio Grande Railway. This photograph was taken during Jackson's Denver era when he did extensive work for the railroads of Colorado and was given his own personal railroad car from which he based his photographic excursions and operations. This photograph is an example of the work Jackson did for the Denver and Rio Grande Railway. Jackson (1843-1942) began his career in photography in 1858, working as a retouching artist in a studio in Troy, New York. In the 1860s, after serving briefly in the Union Army, he worked at several studios in Vermont before moving to Omaha, Nebraska in 1867, where he established his own studio. He worked on an extensive series of views for the Union Pacific Railroad, which earned him enough notice to be recruited by Ferdinand Hayden for the U.S. Geological Survey team. With the Survey, Jackson explored and photographed vast areas of the West, including Yellowstone and parts of Colorado, Montana, Utah, and Nevada. In 1879, his work with the Survey at an end, he set up a commercial photography studio in Denver, marketing landscape photographs of the West. Jackson stayed in Denver until 1898, when he moved to Detroit. A lovely image by William Jackson of this Colorado scene.

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        Art Treasures of Germany

      SAMUEL WALKER & COMPANY 1880 CIRCA, BOSTON - (A Collection of the most important pictures of the Galleries Dresden, Cassel, Brunswick, Berlin, Munich and Vienna) with portraits of the most celebrated masters and explanatory and biographical notices by A. Gorling, B. Meyer and A. Woltzmann, Boston, Samuel Walker & Company. this book is 2 3/4 " thick, previous owner markings inside front cover, marbed endpages and foredges, tissue guard to frontispiece & engravings, book is in a slipcase, corners and spine rubbed NOTE: Additional postage required, very large book. DATE PUBLISHED: 1880 CIRCA EDITION: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Woman of Ceylon.

      ca. 1880, albumen print, 21,5 x 27,7 cm. KEYWORDS:ceylon / india

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        Le Café de la Nouvelle Athènes

      Paris?, ca. 1880. Etching. 161 x 122 cm. Signed in the plate lower left. Laid paper with margins. Guérin, 3.

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        Die Heilige Schrift Alten und Neuen Testaments verdeutscht von D. Martin Luther. Mit zweihundert und dreissig Bildern von Gustav Doré, sechste auflage, Zwei Bände [The Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments Germanized by D. Martin Luther with two hundred and thirty pictures by Gustav Doré. Two Volumes, Sixth Edition]

      Published Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, Stuttgart und Leipzig, sechste auflage 1880 [sixth edition]. Two Volumes. 1880. Hard back binding in publisher&#39;s original elaborately gilt tooled black leather covers, gilt title and illustrator lettering to the spines and to the upper panels, white moirë watered silk end papers, all page edges gilt. Elephant folio 17&#39;&#39; x 13&#39;&#39;. Contains 230 leaves of plates by Doré including two frontispieces, six decorated leaves (Familien Chronik, which is unused) precede the title-page in volume I, illustrated with 230 full page monochrome plates and decorative tailpieces, printed in double, continuously numbered columns (1236 Old Testament, 344 New Testament) with different decorative dividers between the columns. Rubbing to the spines and the high points of the boards, with short neat repairs to the spine ends, a little staining and foxing to the margins of the end papers, beyond which the interiors are bright and without any foxing to the text block. The pair weigh in at an impressive 15 kg. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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      1880 - [REDDING, M. W.] SCARLET BOOK OF FREE MASONRY; CONTAINING A THRILLING AND AUTHENTIC ACCOUNT OF THE IMPRISONMENT, TORTURE, AND MARTYRDOM OF FREEMASONS AND KNIGHTS TEMPLARS, FOR THE PAST SIX HUNDRED YEARS; ALSO, AN AUTHENTIC ACCOUNT OF THE EDUCATION, REMARKABLE CAREER, AND TRAGIC DEATH OF THE RENOWNED PHILOSOPHER PYTHAGORAS. RECENT REMARKABLE DISCOVERY OF MASONIC EMBLEMS ON AN ANCIENT OBELISK IN EGYPT. New York: Redding & Co. (1880). First edition. 517 pp. 8vo., brown cloth stamped in gilt, black and blind. Spine and corners shelfworn, frayed. Cover bright. Spine nicked at heel and crown. Bookblock tight. Color litho plates, b/w illustrations in the text. Frontispiece tissue guard foxed. Very good.

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        Young girl from Ceylon.

      ca. 1880, albumen print, 21 x 25,6 cm. KEYWORDS:ceylon / india

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        San Francisco 1849

      [No place 1880 - Firk's rare view of the city of San Francisco in 1849: "one of the best-known early San Francisco views" (Peters). Henry Firks was a painter and lithographer known primarily for his images of California during the mid-nineteenth century. His works are held by the Bancroft Library, California Society of Pioneers, and the University of California. This fine and rare lithograph depicts the city only months before the great increase in population brought about by the Gold Rush. Baird and Evans record eight issues of this image: this is the seventh with no imprint and fifty-two numbers and fifty-two items of reference listed beneath the image. "A wide-ranging portrait of San Francisco, crisply rendered by the artist Henry Firks, is provided in this important view of the city.the view delineates the main features of the newly laid-out town: its favorable location on a wide bay; the hilly terrain affording lookout points; the low commercial structures lining the shore; the residential buildings of various make, some substantial, most not; and the large amount of shipping accommodated by the harbor. At the right is the Pacific Ocean entrance to the harbor, already known as the Golden Gate. Flush with the right-hand margin of the arched view is Yerba Buena Island, preserving San Francisco's original name. Firks' rendering is the source of numerous other views of San Francisco looking north on Montgomery Street to Telegraph Hill" (Deák). Baird & Evans Historic Lithographs of San Francisco (1972) 8g; California on Stone pp.120-121; Deák Picturing America 584; cf. Reps Views and Viewmakers 242; Who Was Who in American Art (Madison, Ct.: Sound View Press, 1999) I, p.1124. Tintstone lithograph with additional hand-colouring, sheet size: 18 1/8 x 33 3/4 inches. Framed in gold leaf frame with painted black panel.

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        Notes on the New TestamentExplanatory and Practical

      sp; - London - Blackie & Son11vol.; 7.5 by 5; I: (xii)404[4]pp., 6pp., II: (iv)420[3]pp., III: (vi)448[4]pp., 8pp., IV: (xvi)338[3]pp., 9pp., V: (xii)337[3]pp., 8pp., VI: (vi)400[2]pp., 8pp., VII: (xiii)288[4]pp., VIII: (viii)314[6]pp., 6pp., IX: (xviii)326[4]pp., 6pp., X: 404[4]pp., XI: (xxxvi)503[4]pp., 1880 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A lovely fine-binding of this prominent guide to the New Testament, in remarkable internal condition. Abert Barnes (1798-1870) was a meticulous and thorough student of the Bible. Born in Rome, New York, andpassing out ofPrinceton Seminary in 1823. Two years later, he took a living as a presbyterian minister in New Jersey, moving five years later in 1830 to Philadelphia (these volumes referring to Albert Barnes of Philadelphia). Barnes was at the forefront of the old/new school division in Presbyterians during the former half of the c. 19, and was even tried (and acquitted) of heresy in 1836. He contributed substantially towards progressive elements within the his church, and was a powerful orator -but is nevertheless chiefly remembered for his scholarly, written works on the Bible. Here we have one of his best known - the self-explanatory Notes on the New Testament. These volumes have sold over three million copies since their initial publication. In a lovely half-calf fine binding with superb marbling, a variety of plates depicting Biblical scenes and locations, and a wealth of maps (including some fold-out plates), these volumes remain pertinent and useful to the theology student. Complete in 11 volumes, with 30 plates (including one half map), and 11 maps (3 folding). Condition: Externally, bound in old half calf. A trifle rubbed in places. Lovely dark patina calf with handsome marbled paper boards and edging. Shelfwear to lower extremities; worn along joints, at head and tail of spines,and at corners of boards. Internally, generally firmly bound. Four of twenty-four hinges slightly tender, one stranied. Pages and plates bright and clean, with occasional dusting or handling marks. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Enquete Sur Les Moyens de Prevenir Les Accidents de Chemins de Fer

      Paris - Ves Renous,Maulde et Cock 1880 - A unique collection of documents relating to the history of railway safety in France. With many diagrams and some fold-out plates. Containing a questionnaire produced by the Ministere des Traveaux Publics and sent to each of the five major railway operating companies. Each of their responses is present in full. The questionnaire was produced as an attempt to improve safetyin response to a railway accident in 1879. Steps were then taken to standardise safety and signalling procedures across the different networks. A summary reportof the findings presented to the Ministere des Traveaux Publics is also included. Most of the reports bear the signature of Francois Prosper Jacqmin (1820-1889), an influential engineer and commander of the Legion D'Honneur. Condition: In a half morocco binding with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, slightly worn with bumping to corners and slight cracking to front joint. Internally, firmly bound with two pamphlets loosely inserted. Slight curling to some pages. Generally bright with light foxing tomany pages, heavy in places. Overall: GOOD [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TABLE MOUNTAIN, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa

      Cape Town:. 1880.. 13-1/8" x 7-7/16". Broadside, printed recto only. 11 stanzas of verse. Text double column, with thin vertical rule dividing. Signed in type at conclusion: "Charles F. Crewes. / Cape Town, June 2, 1880. / 42, Adderley-street.". Age toning & spotting to paper. 5 faint horizontal fold-lines. A VG. copy.. A poetical tribute, "Kingly Mountain, soaring high ... Imperial monarch of the plain!", to this prominent geographical sentinel watching over Cape Town, which, from the earliest to the present day, remains a popular attraction to the populace below.Ê&#11;&#11;The author a bit of an enigma... Theal records no other works by Crewes, with additional research suggesting he was a Cape Town photographer, having a studio, during the early 1880s, at the broadside&#39;s printed address: 42, Adderley-street. With respect to the piece itself, we are unable to find this literary work recorded in any major on-line database, including that of the University of South Africa, nor do we find it in the NUC.&#11;&#11;A rare 19th C. Cape Town publication. . At top, an S. Hampton drawn image, 2-9/16" x 6-1/8", depicting Cape Town harbor, with Table Mountain, Devil&#39;s Peak & "The Lion" in the background. Lithographed by H. Doree, Burg St., Cape Town.

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        [Original Art]: Two Original Illustrations of Confederate in the Civil War

      [Circa 1880]. Two illustrations depicting Confederate Civil War scenes from the 19th Century illustrator Henry Pruett Share. Watercolor and gouache on stiff paper. The first depicts a scene of camp life with a dozen South Carolina troops by tents overlooking a lake, cooking, smoking, and tending their weapons with a "South Carolina and State Rights" banner visible in the background. It measures approximately 12.25" x 8.75" and is Signed "H.P.S." in lower right corner. Small chips and tears at the extremities, barely encroaching on the image, very good or better. The other illustration shows a motley crew of Confederate soldiers marching interspersed with riding officers accompanied by several quartermaster&#39;s wagons. It measures approximately 11.5" x 10.5" and is Signed "H.P. Share. &#39;80" in lower right corner. One short tear, else fine.Share was born in Los Angeles in 1853 and graduated from the Art Student League of New York. He was a successful illustrator who was published in Scribner&#39;s Monthly, Harper&#39;s, Century, and other popular magazines of the day. He served as art editor for several New York newspapers, including The New York World, The New York Herald, and The New York Journal. He died at the relatively young age of 52 in Flatbush, Long Island in 1905. .

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