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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]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        NATIVE FLOWERS AND FERNS OF THE UNITED STATES

      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.

      [Bookseller: The Book Collector]
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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] .

      [Bookseller: David Hulse Associates]
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        TOLTEC GORGE AND TUNNEL. (SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS.) DENVER AND RIO GRANDE RAILWAY --- THE SCENIC LINE OF AMERICA [manuscript caption title].

      Denver. [circa 1880]. - Mammoth-plate albumen photograph, 22 x 17 1/4 inches. Jackson's name written in the negative and printed on the mat. Very light spotting, a touch of light wear at the corners. 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 of the mountains of New Mexico by William H. Jackson, showing a wintry scene along the route of the Denver and Rio Grand Railway. The photograph shows the narrow Toltec Gorge in the San Juan Mountains, through which the railroad ran its line into the Toltec Tunnel. Barren, rocky cliffs rise majestically in the background, while the foreground is dominated by the icy Rio de los Pinos. Jackson appears to have used a slight time exposure in taking the photograph, giving the water and spray of the river an attractive milky 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. An excellent Jackson image of a New Mexico 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'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'' x 13''. 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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        SCARLET BOOK OF FREE MASONRY; CONTAINING A THRILLING AND AUTHENTIC

      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.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company, inc.o ABAA]
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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.ÊThe 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'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.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'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's wagons. It measures approximately 11.5" x 10.5" and is Signed "H.P. Share. '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's Monthly, Harper'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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        Leaves from a Hunting Journal

      London - Chatto & Windus, 1880 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of these beautifully drawn and humorous sketches; depicting various hunting scenes. Collated complete with twenty tinted lithographic plates with lithographed text, interleaved with their original tissue guards. Miss Bowers was a humorist, with very clear and happy notions as to what fun should be, and how it should be transferred to a picture. Her long career began in 1866, and thenceforward, working with undiminished energy, she executed hundreds of initials and vignettes as well as socials, devoting herself in chief part to hunting and flirting subjects. She states My 'jokes' all came from incidents I saw out hunting, and from my own varied adventures with horse and hound. Withspecialist equestrian bookseller;J. A. Allen and Co, bookseller's label to the front pastedown. Condition: Rebacked in a contemporary quarter crushed morocco binding, with original paper covered pictorial boards. Externally, rubbing tothe spine and extremities. Light marks to the boards and with the backstrip slightly lifting to the head of the spine. Internally, binding has failed in places with some leaves detached but, fortunately, present. Bright throughout although with the odd spot, and very light foxing to the last few endpapers. Overall: GOOD ONLY due to loose leaves..

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        THE TRIBULATIONS OF A CHINAMAN

      1880 - Translated by Ellen E. Frewer. Illustrated by L. Benett. New York: E. P. Dutton and Company, 1881. One page undated ads (priced in sterling). Original bright red cloth decorated in black and gilt. First Illustrated American Edition (also the first to be issued in a decorative cloth binding) of one of Verne's odder tales. Wealthy Chinaman hears that his fortune is lost. Opts for honorable suicide by arranging for a friend to kill him. Learns that his fortune isn't lost after all. Tells friend thanks but there is no need to kill him. Friend replies that he has already arranged for some thug to do the deed and now can't contact him.~This Verne title is also unusual in that all three early publishers of this tale, on both sides of the Atlantic, ultimately published it in the exact same cloth binding (showing several characters "afloat on their backs, propelled by the wind caught in minisails attached to toe-masts, controlled by waistband halyards" [T&M]).~The first edition in English was published in September 1879 by Lee & Shepard of Boston, translated by Virginia Champlin and unillustrated, both in wrappers and in plain cloth. By November, George Munro then published it in wrappers in his Seaside Library. About a year later (October 1880 but dated 1881), Dutton of New York published the tale as here, from the British plates (a different translation, by Ellen Frewer) -- with fifty full-page illustrations from the original French edition, and in the binding designed by Sampson Low. In November Sampson Low published it in England (perhaps waiting to make it a holiday offering). Finally, a year after this (September or October 1881) Lee & Shepard re-published the Champlin translation but with the fifty illustrations that had appeared in the Dutton and Sampson Low editions, and in the same binding they had used.~This copy is in bright red cloth, one of several colors used without priority, and is in near-fine condition (just a hint of wear at the spine ends, but unusually bright; the front endpaper bears a Christmas 1880 gift inscription, verifying the book's actual year of publication). Taves & Michaluk V020. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Island Life.

      1st. Ed. Pub. Macmillan. London. 1880 - pp.xvii, 526 with coloured frontis. map with 26 map and text illus. Some foxing to frontis. map and title page otherwise a vg. copy handsomely rebound in half calf and marbelled boards. One small college library stamp to half title. Scarce. Wallace conducted extensive fieldwork in the Amazon and later in the Malay Archipelago. He of course, was responsible for propounding the theory of natural selection which galvanised Charles Darwin to finally publish his own work on the subject. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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.

      MacMillan & Co., London. 1880 - This is a very good copy in full brown leather covers with a decorated gilt spine and a gilt crest of Dulwich College on the front cover, the front hinge is a trifle weak but still firm. There is an attractive prize bookplate from Dulwich College on the front endpaper. index, 526 pages. For any enquiries please do get in touch. If you are ever in Bath, please visit our bookshop Bath Old Books. (This book however is not in the shop) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Napoli. Fontana Medina.

      Napoli, ca. 1880, albumen print, 38,3 x 28,7 cm, on mount, photograph no. 4082. KEYWORDS:italy / napoli

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        My Chief and I. Or, Six Months in Natal after the Langalibalele Outbreak

      London: Chapman and Hall, , 1880 [recte 1879]. By Atherton Wylde. Octavo. Original green cloth, title gilt to spine, black decoration to spine and upper board, cream surface paper endpapers. Oval mounted Woodburytype portrait frontispiece of Durnford and one other mounted photographic plate, 2 tinted lithographic plates. Cloth very slightly rubbed and rippled on the upper board, minor cracks to hinges, verso of free endpapers lightly browned, ghost of bookplate to half-title, offsetting from the frontispiece, but overall a very good copy. First edition, the novelist Anthony Trollope's copy, with his bookplate. (Trollope had made a trip to South Africa in 1877 and published his account, titled South Africa, the following year.) "[U]nder the fictitious guise of a young soldier, the authoress gives an account of six month's life and experiences with Colonel A.W. Durnford who lost his life at Isandhlwana. The writer was evidently an enthusiastic admirer of the gallant soldier" (Mendelssohn). As ODNB delicately phrases it: "She idolized him, but Durnford was still married, and there is no evidence to suggest that their relationship was ever other than platonic." Daughter of Bishop Colenso of Natal, described by SADNB as a "protagonist of the Zulu people," she completed Durnford's work History of the Zulu War and its Origins. The court of inquiry into the disaster at Isandlwana attributed most of the blame to Durnford: "His brother Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Durnford and Frances Colenso endeavoured through their writings and public lobbying to rehabilitate his reputation. They did not wholly succeed. Durnford's heroic death did much to blunt public criticism of him, but there can be little doubt that his actions contributed materially to the disaster at Isandhlwana. As Sir Theophilus Shepstone wrote of him, Durnford was 'as plucky as a lion but as imprudent as a child'" (ODNB). Uncommon, COPAC has BL, Cambridge, Bodleian & NLS only, rarely encountered in the cloth.

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        My Chief and I. Or, Six Months in Natal after the Langalibalele Outbreak. By Atherton Wylde.

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1880 [recte 1879] - Octavo. Original green cloth, title gilt to spine, black decoration to spine and upper board, cream surface paper endpapers. Cloth very slightly rubbed and rippled on the upper board, minor cracks to hinges, verso of free endpapers lightly browned, ghost of bookplate to half-title, offsetting from the frontispiece, but overall a very good copy. Oval mounted Woodburytype portrait frontispiece of Durnford and one other mounted photographic plate, 2 tinted lithographic plates. First edition, the novelist Anthony Trollope's copy, with his bookplate. (Trollope had made a trip to South Africa in 1877 and published his account, titled South Africa, the following year.) "[U]nder the fictitious guise of a young soldier, the authoress gives an account of six month's life and experiences with Colonel A.W. Durnford who lost his life at Isandhlwana. The writer was evidently an enthusiastic admirer of the gallant soldier" (Mendelssohn). As ODNB delicately phrases it: "She idolized him, but Durnford was still married, and there is no evidence to suggest that their relationship was ever other than platonic." Daughter of Bishop Colenso of Natal, described by SADNB as a "protagonist of the Zulu people," she completed Durnford's work History of the Zulu War and its Origins. The court of inquiry into the disaster at Isandlwana attributed most of the blame to Durnford: "His brother Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Durnford and Frances Colenso endeavoured through their writings and public lobbying to rehabilitate his reputation. They did not wholly succeed. Durnford's heroic death did much to blunt public criticism of him, but there can be little doubt that his actions contributed materially to the disaster at Isandhlwana. As Sir Theophilus Shepstone wrote of him, Durnford was 'as plucky as a lion but as imprudent as a child'" (ODNB). Uncommon, COPAC has BL, Cambridge, Bodleian & NLS only, rarely encountered in the cloth. Mendelssohn I, p356 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Story of The Zulu Campaign

      London: Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, , 1880 . Octavo. Original mid-brown cloth, title gilt to spine, black rules and publisher's device to the boards. Folding map. Slightly rubbed, bookplate removed from the front pastedown, light browning and very light scattered foxing. A very good copy. First edition. "Commencing with a short history of the Zulus from the time of Chaka, the volume gives a résumé of their quarrels with the Boers, down to the commencement of the war between Cetywayo and the English. A vivid picture is drawn of the battles, sieges, and more important incidents of the campaign, including the death of the Prince Imperial and the capture of Cetywayo." (Mendelssohn) Despite Major Ashe's self-effacing prefatory remarks - "this little work, although written con amore and from details furnished to me by my friend Captain the Hon. E. W. Wyatt Edgell, and others, lays no claim to historical value, but assumes to be merely the impressions de voyage of those who were actors in the scenes described" - this work is generally recognised as an invaluable source for the realities of the Zulu War. Wyatt Edgell was killed at the final Battle of Ulundi.

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        When I walk thru the Valley - Psalms of David

      n.p., n.d.. Pencil with india ink background on paper, hinged to backing board. Image size 7 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches, matted to 18 x 14 inches overall. Glue residue at bottom of image, else fine. Reed, The Illustrator in America 1880-1980, p. 105 . A fully realized but unfinished drawing of a robed young man in a state of grace passing through a group of anguished writhing bodies. William Andrew (Willy) Pogany (1882-1955) was born in Hungary, where he studied engineering. His success as a caricaturist led him to pursue a career in art, first in London, then in the United States. His influences were the Oriental artists and illuminated books, and most of his career was devoted to book illustration. Among his many successes were The Rubaiyat, Hungarian Fairy Book, and Gulliver's Travels. He also painted murals, created state settings, did illustrations for most of the major magazines, and exhibited widely over the course of a long career

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        Bords du Nil, à Béni - Hassan. Fellahines portant de l'eau.

      ca. 1880, albumen print, 36,3 x 27,3 cm mounted, singned and titled, no. 170. Picture shown is part of the image. KEYWORDS:egypt / beni hassan

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        Sahha Arrosant.

      ca. 1880, albumen print, 20,5 x 26,2 cm, on mount. Photograph no 543. KEYWORDS:egypt

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        Nubienne.

      ca. 1880, albumen print, 20,6 x 26,5 cm, singned and titled, no. 321. KEYWORDS:egypt

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        TAUSEND UND EINE NACHT (THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHTS) ARABILDIE EVZAHLUNGEN, 1880s von DR. SULTAN WEIL (nice decorative)

      BERLIN: DERLAG VON TH. JNAUR NACHF, 1880. Book. Good. Hardcover. TITLE: TAUSEND UND EINE NACHT (THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHTS) ARABILDIE EVZAHLUNGEN, 1880s von DR. SULTAN WEIL (nice decorative) AUTHOR: von DR. SULTAN WEIL PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) / COPYRIGHT: (Unsure about title, author, publisher with the book being in possibly German!!!) DERLAG VON TH. JNAUR NACHF, BERLIN, ca. 1880s EDITION: First Edition CATEGORY: Decorative, Foreign, Literature, Rare BINDING/COVER: Hardbacks without dust jacket COLOR: Maroon CONDITION: (Unsure about title, author, publisher with the book being in possibly German!!!) The outside of the book are in good minus condition; there are small spits to the cloth at the upper front hinge areas. The seminude figures on the front boards are in good condition. There are private bookplates pasted to the inside boards. Volume 2 does not have a title page (could have been published like this). The pages have started to age brown naturally throughout. Books are without marks or writings, pages are clean and book is tight and sturdy. All the pages are present in book. SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 362, 411 pages. Good/None dust jacket condition as issued. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: (Unsure about title, author, publisher with the book being in possibly German!!!) DERLAG VON TH. JNAUR NACHF, BERLIN, ca. 1880s. DRITTER BAND WITH 168 ILLUSTRATIONS (ILLUFRATIONEN). Mild nudity. The books are possibly "THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHTS, OR ARABIAN NIGHTS ENTERTAINMENTS." COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid, book(s) will ship immediately to customer (it's on the way), you are welcomed to email about shipment date! THIS BOOK(S) MAY BE TOO LARGE, HEAVY AND COSTLY TO SHIP INTERNATIONALLY (will not fit in the USPS international flat rate envelope, exceptions for Canada and Mexico)!!! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCodePrc 850 E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 007400 .

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        Go and See Hardy Gillard's Great American Panorama, Illustrating the Pacific Railway from New York to San Francisco

      1880 - “Go and See Hardy Gillard's Great American Panorama, Illustrating the Pacific Railway from New York to San Francisco” London: c. 1870 - 1880 Chromolithograph 19 ½" x 39 ¼" Panoramas were a popular form of entertainment in the late 19th century. Panoramas were sometimes in wagons, and moved from town to town; or large enough to be mounted in a theater, with the audience moving around the panorama scene. Popular panoramas of the time were made of the palaces of Versailles (currently in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art) and Civil Ware battlefields. Hardy Gillard was famous at the time for his traveling panoramas and his accompanying exuberant lectures. This flier was for Hardy Gillards 40 x 8 foot Panorama Illustrating the Pacific Railway from New York to San Francisco, the Grand Pacific Railway that was completed in 1869. A key is offered to the 38 numbered items in the large sized display, including the steamship Oceanie, farming in Nebraska, Great Salt Lake, Big Trees of California, Gold Mining in California and San Francisco.

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        Mini Panorama of San Francisco after Muybridge

      San Francisco: A.L. Bancroft and Co. and Witteman Brothers 1880 - Louis Glaser after Eadweard James Muybridge ”Mini Panorama of San Francisco after Muybridge” San Francisco: A.L. Bancroft and Co. and Witteman Brothers, 1880 Photolithograph images on glossy paper 29" x 35" framed Views of San Francisco, a souvenir pamphlet of photolithographic plates from 1880, includes a miniature rendition of the brilliant eight foot long panoramic scene of San Francisco first published in 1877 by Eadweard Muybridge. The souvenir book was published by A.L Bancroft and Co. and by the Witteman Brothers, who owned the copyright for all Louis Glaser’s Souvenir Albums. Also included in this souvenir book are twelve architectural prints of important government and social institutions. While Louis Glaser himself remains a mystery, his innovative technique adds a varnished, illusion of depth to his work not found in lithographs. He achieved this effect through the process of using a series of stones laid down with separate shades of oil-based inks ranging from white to light sepia-grey to the darkest sepia-grey or black. Glaser’s panoramic inspiration was Eadweard Muybridge (1830-1904). Active in San Francisco by 1855, Muybridge’s early panoramic photographs document his early interest in sequential imagining. This interest would develop into the innovation of using multiple cameras to capture motion. First documented in 1878, The Horse in Motion, Muybridge’s masterwork, effectively used twenty-four cameras to show the horse’s precise movements during a full gallop. Muybridge’s original panoramic masterpiece first appeared in a short article in the San Francisco Call-Bulletin on July 13, 1877. Muybridge advertised copies of this piece for sale in the SF Chronicles Fine Arts Column for 10 dollars in gold. Muybridge's camera had a very long exposure (6 seconds), recording anything that was in motion as slightly blurred. The eight foot long panorama’s importance stems not only from its technique but also for its historical value. Visible in striking detail are the mansions of the rich and the dwellings of the poor, the churches, hotels, banks, and other features. From this work scholars are able to provide anthropological details about San Francisco’s early construction and urban life. In this way Glaser’s addition is also extremely important. His inclusion of important architectural sites offers details about San Francisco before its disastrous 1906 Earthquake. While the panorama is strikingly similar to Muybridge, Glaser adds in street details, and the labeling of prominent buildings. Glaser’s souvenir book includes details of twelve significant San Francisco landmarks: The Lotta Fountain, California Street Residences, including those of Chase Crocker and Mrs. Mark Hopkins, St. Ignatius Church and College, First Congregational Church, Golden Gate Park and Conservatory, The Cliff House and Seal Rocks, New City Hall with emphasis on the Hall of Records and McAllister Street Entrance, U.S. Branch Mint, San Francisco Stock Exchange, Nevada Block, views of Pine Street-West from Sansome Street, views of California Street-West from Kearny Street and In the Chinese Quarter-a Chinese residence and the interior of a Chinese Restaurant. The 1906 Earthquake destroyed 80 percent of San Francisco, including most of the buildings Glaser has included in his souvenir book. The Lotta Fountain, named after renowned/ notorious stage actress Lotta Crabtree, at the corners of Market, Geary, and Kearny Street, served as a meeting place following the Earthquake. Other buildings such as St. Ignatius Church, New City Hall and the Hall of Records had all been built following the Gold Rush and San Francisco’s rapid growth into a thriving metropolis. St. Ignatius had been recently completed in 1880 and the Hall of Records was finished in 1899. The U.S. Mint and Stock Exchange were also built following the Gold Rush; the Mint constructed in 1854 to standardize gold and the Stock Exchange to manage booming businesses. While most of th

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        Panorama in 6 parts.

      ca. 1880, albumen print,, 188 x 22,4 cm. KEYWORDS:egypt / cairo

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