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        The Holy Land

      David Roberts 1880 - A copy of the scarce Holy Land by David Roberts - Division IScarceBound in blue cloth with bevelled edges, gilt, and blind embossed detailUndated, c. 1880Collated CompleteDavid Roberts RA (1796 1864) was a Scottish painter. He is especially known for a prolific series of detailed prints of Egypt and the Near East produced during the 1840s from sketches made during long tours of the region (1838-1840). This work, and his large oil paintings of similar subjects, made him a prominent Orientalist painter. He was elected as a Royal Academician in 1841. It was J. M. W. Turner, who managed to persuade Roberts to abandon scene painting and devote himself to becoming a true artist. Set sail for Egypt on 31 August 1838 with the intention of producing drawings that he could later use as the basis for the paintings and lithographs to sell to the public. Egypt was very much in vogue at this time, and travellers, collectors and lovers of antiquities were very keen to buy works depicting the great monuments of ancient Egypt or inspired by the East. Roberts arrived in Egypt in 1838, a few years after Owen Jones. He made a long tour in Egypt, Nubia, the Sinai, the Holy Land, Jordan and Lebanon. Throughout, he produced a vast collection of drawings and watercolour sketches. He was received by Muhammad Ali Pasha in Alexandria on 16 May 1839, shortly before his return to Britain. He later reproduced this scene (apparently from memory) in Volume 3 of Egypt & Nubia. This book is illustrated with the drawings of David Roberts and has historical descriptions by the Rev. George Croly. Division I covers Jerusalem and GalileeCondition: The binding is firm. There is some wear to the extremities including some bumping, rubbing and discolouration. The front inner hinge is slightly strained. Internally the plates are all remarkably clean and fresh and bright. The other pages are bright and generally clean with some very mild offsetting and a few spots to the first and last few pages. The plates are not spotted and are clean. Overall the condition of the book is very good because of the great condition of the plates. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Panorama in 3 parts.

      ca. 1880, albumen print, 71,5 x 18,7 cm in 3 loose parts. KEYWORDS:italy / roma

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      ca. 1880, albumen print, 38,5 x 28,5 cm, on mount, photograph no 4080. KEYWORDS:italy / sorrento

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        Herat: The Granary And Garden Of Central Asia

      W. H. Allen & Co, London 1880 - Owner's signature, dated 1886, on title page. Some rubbing and fraying to ends of spine. Series of 1/8" tears at head and tail of spine. Up to 1/4" loss of cloth at corners of boards. Spotting to page edges. Some spotting and small tears to blank margin of folding map. Some rubbing to boards. ; vi, [ii], 196, [4], + one folding map + (48) pages advertisements. Black cloth boards with gilt lettering. Page dimensions: 219mm x 135mm. Contents: Argument; The New Frontier; Herat; Herat: The Granary And Garden; Kandahar To Herat; Mashad To Herat: Herat To Sarrakhs, Merv, And Charjui; Herat To Maimane And Andkhoi; Herat To Shiborgan, Balkh, Takhtapul; Khlum; Kunduz; And Faizabad; Kabul To Khulm; Herat To Kabul. "Again have Kandahar and Ghazni, Kabul and Jallalabad, Khaibar and Kurm, Gandamak and Jagdalak; become household words. Again have the Sikh and the Pathan, the Gurkah and the Rohilla, vied in valorous action with their British comrades. Again have the discipline and the courage of the two armies, well directed by skilful leaders, triumphed over numbers, over difficult company, over fanaticism, over treachery. In spite of difficulties, the mere discription of which gives but little idea of their formidable nature, the policy of the Government has triumphed, and the greater part of Afghanistan lies at the feet of Her Majesty the Queen." - from pages 1-2.; 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. (One of Frank Lloyd Wright's Childhood Books Inscribed to Him By His Aunt and Uncle)

      Putnam, NY 1880 - Very Good condition octavo in original binding. Inscribed by Frank Lloyd Wright's aunt and uncle to him for Christmas 1881. One FLW specialist referred to this as the earliest FLW associated item one could own. Colored cut-out of a leaf affixed to the free end paper. Housed in a beautiful custom made clamshell of leather and marbled covered boards. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Book Gallery // Mike Riley]
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        LONDON WESTERN SHEET. [Paddington, Bayswater, West End]. Sheet 4.

      Bacon's Library Map of London and Suburbs. G W Bacon & Co. c1880. - Steel engraving. Original colour. Size: 63 x 45 cm. (25 x 17½ inches). Good condition, some old repairs to reverse of centrefold, but no loss. Mounted size 81 x 64cm. Sheet 4 of Bacon's 16 part map of London showing railways, tramways, and omnibus routes as well as parks, enclosures and cemeteries. Index in right hand margin to remaining sheets. Scale 9 inches to 1 mile.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Voyage pittoresque dans les Pyrenees francais [with] Souvenirs des Pyrenees [with] Bagneres de Luchon et ses environs [with] Les Pyrenees dessinees d'apres nature [with] Alpes et Pyrenees

      Paris, London, Pau, Luchon, etc.: various publishers, 1826-c. 1880 - AN IMPORTANT COLLECTION, IN EXCELLENT CONDITION, OF 19TH-CENTURY DEPICTIONS OF PYRENEAN SCENERY, executed in lithography (often hand-colored), aquatint, and engraving. ***(1) An unusually fine set of Melling's large folio "Voyage pittoresque dans les Pyrenees francais" (1826-1830), complete with 72 delicate aquatints, a map, a lithographed portrait of the artist, and the text by Cervini. Attractively bound and with clean, unfoxed plates (most unusual for this book). ***(2) TWO fine sets of Victor Petit's folio "Souvenirs des Pyrenees", with about 50 lithographs per set. The first set is hand-colored on fine wove paper; the second set uncolored on chine. As usual with these albums, the sets offer interesting bibliographical differences. ***(3) Two beautiful sets (30 lithographs per set) of Petit's folio "Bagneres de Luchon et ses environs", one colored and one uncolored. ***(4) Two excellent (and different) complete sets of Ciceri's "Les Pyrenees dessinees d'apres nature", both very fresh, in their original bindings. ***(5) Two copies (one colored, one uncolored) of "Alpes et Pyrenees" (1842), both in publisher's cloth. ***(6) Several additional albums by Gorse, Allom, and others, including a few miniature albums. Many of these items are quite rare, and all are in very good condition. Several hundred prints in all. An outstanding collection. (I may consider selling one or more items separately. Please enquire.) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cole & Contreras / Sylvan Cole Gallery]
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        A History of the Jetties at the Mouth of the Mississippi River

      New York: John Wiley 1880 - 8vo., hard-grained brown morocco especially bound for President Ulysses S. Grant and gilt-lettered, "Genl. U. S. Grant," on the front cover; raised bands; gilt inner dentelles; edges gilt; several loosened pages, minor rubbing to extremities; enclosed in a custom-built box. First edition, with 24 full page and 10 fold-out plates. A presentation copy, inscribed: "To General U. S. Grant, Who as President of the United States approved the Jetty Act; encouraged and sustained the work; and by his great influence and authority aided in opening the Mouth of the Mississippi to the commerce of the world; this history of the Jetties is presented with the compliments and best wishes of his friend Jas B. Eads, March 1881,” on the free front endpaper ----- James B. Eads, the self-educated Missouri engineer and entrepreneur, possessed the same aptitude for river engineering as Mark Twain had revealed for river writing. The perennial problem of sandbars obstructing the Mississippi’s mouth, thereby grounding or detaining goods-laden vessels, had reduced New Orleans to a second-rate port. Eads favored installing jetties, or underwater walls, which would redirect water with force enough to scour out and deepen its own channel while depositing sediment far into the Gulf. In his 1873 annual message, Grant identified opening unfettered navigation of the Mississippi and other waterways as a government priority, which would assuage the current economic depression by providing inexpensive, reliable transportation. Work on the twin jetties commenced in June 1875. Eads’s chief assistant engineer and later resident engineer Elmer L. Corthell oversaw the project. The Civil War captain of artillery and Brown University graduate proved a jack of various trades, serving as Eads’s on-site eyes and ears, public relations spokesman, and occasional fundraiser. Corthell worked closely with an advisory commission of engineers, which Eads established. Eads’s work reinvigorated lawmakers. In June 1879 Congress created the Mississippi River Commission, a top-level agency comprised of military and civilian engineers, including Eads, charged with shaping future river policy. The following month, Eads completed the twin jetties. The chief beneficiary, New Orleans, would become the nation’s second largest port. Visiting the Crescent City in the spring of 1880, Grant inspected the jetties with Eads. At a banquet in Grant’s honor, Eads suggested that the unobstructed waves of the Mississippi seemed to mumur as they passed, “Let us have peace; let us have peace” ------- Later that year Corthell’s "A History of the Jetties at the Mouth of the Mississippi River" appeared to positive reviews. The "Nation" praised the work for presenting the history of Eads’s jetties, perhaps the single greatest engineering feat to date, in discernible prose, and for supplying readers with accessible diagrams, illustrations, charts, and maps. Eads commended Corthell for presenting a correct, careful, and thorough account of their project, from inception to completion. Corthell provided a detailed history of the Mississippi as a commercial outlet, reprinted various commission and board reports, analysed construction costs, and elucidated the step-by-step progress of the jetty construction. Future generations might be forced to rebuild Eads’s work, admitted Corthell, but “the jetty principle has been so clearly proven to be in perfect harmony with the laws of nature, that jetties will be maintained forever” ----- Eads presented Grant with this copy of "A History of the Jetties" in March 1881, bearing an inscription acknowledging his efforts in aiding to open the mouth of the Mississippi. A significant work with a most distinguished provenance [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        Traité de Vénerie. Traduit de l'Arabe par Florian Pharaon. Avec und introduction par M. le Marquis G. de Cherville.

      Paris, E. Dentu, 1880. - 8vo. XI, (1), 143, (1), 154 pp., 1 bl. f. Modern half calf with giltstamped spine and marbled covers; original wrapper cover bound within. Marbled endpapers. First French edition of the "Uns al-mala' bi-wahs al-fala" ("Entertainment of the Public by the Beasts of the Deserts"), written c. 773/1371. Includes the Arabic text in full. Ibn Mankali was Colonel of the Guard of Sultan al-Malik al-Asraf Sa'ban and composed several other works on military matters. - No. 241 of 300 copies; numbered and autographed by the publisher on the reverse of the title page. This rare and highly interesting treatise describes the methods employed in the Middle East for the capture, taming, training, and care of birds of prey used for hunting purposes. "The account is lightly and pleasantly written; it includes vivid descriptions and amusing anecdotes [.] The editor and translator was dragoman of the French army in Algiers" (Sarton, Introduction to the History of Science III, p. 1642). "Contains a description of the Syrian method of taming and training hawks. The Saker is particularly mentioned as a bird of double passage, and several varieties are noted. There is a chapter on the first man who ever tamed the Saker, and another on the mode of taking the Ostrich with the Sakers. Other Eastern falcons are described, with remarks on their qualifications and peculiarities. Some useful advice, evidently derived from experience, is given in regard to the feeding of Hawks, and the management of them on a journey" (Harting). - Well preserved. Harting 212. Souhart 376. Cf. GAL II, p. 136 & S II, p. 167. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        La reliure francaise depuis l'invention de l'imprimerie jusqu'a la fin du XVIII. siècle.

      Demascène Morgand et Ch. Fatout,, Paris, 1880 - Cm. 32,5, pp. 144. Antiporta figurata, illustrazioni nel testo e 22 tavole fuori testo, perlopiù a doppia pagina e ciascuna accompagnata da velina parlante. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in piena pelle, dorso a nervi con titoli su tassello, piatti inquadrati da filetti concentrici e con armi centrali in oro. Taglio di testa dorato, dentelles interne e brossura originale conservata. Dorso abilmente e quasi impercettibilmente rifatto; esemplare a pieni margini ed in ottimo stato di conservazione, stampato su carta di ottima qualità. Edizione originale ed unica. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        Raleigh. Recited in the Theatre June 9, 1880

      T. Shrimpton and Son, Oxford 1880 - Paperback. Newdigate Prize Poem. First Edition. The first publication by the poet, diplomat, and one-time friend of Oscar Wilde; Wilde wrote an unauthorized dedication to himself published in Rodd's 'Rose Leaf and Apple Leaf' (1882). Very good in blue paper wrappers with black title to front panel. Browning to edges of wrappers and a few chips to rear panel. Pencilled initials to front cover. The interior remains clean and bright. Housed in a fine light brown cloth box with gilt and black leather title label to spine. A very nice copy of this fragile and uncommon work. 18 pages. POE/051710. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Kelmscott Bookshop, ABAA]
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        Os Luciadas (the Lusiads)

      Bernard Quaritch, London 1880 - 4 vols (ex 6). Small 8vo. Pp xix, errata, 250; 251-471; vii, 366; 369-738. 6 pages "Opinions of the press". Original cloth, vols 3 & 4, Teg. Nice, tight copy. With a folded sheet pasted between the front endpapers of vol1 "Colonel Henry Yule etc. etc. etc. from the author R.F. Burton". From the library of Tarradle House (owned by Henry Yule) with bookplates and withdrawn stamps to the front paste-down endpapers. Off-setting from the withdrawn stamps. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leakey's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        Bibliographia Camoniana.

      Impr de Christovao A. Rodrigues, Lisboa 1880 - 253, [2] pp. 4to. Half morocco over marbled boards, raised bands, six compartments decorated in gilt, marbled endpapers. No. 153 of 325 copies. Signed by the author. Scarce. Aranha notes that copies rarely come up for sale and when they do the cost is quite high. ABPC shows none at auction in the last half century. Greenlee 30. Bastos 25. Foulche-Barrau 907. Innocencio: XIV: 894-15, p. 422. (XII: 7652). A very good copy, spine ends worn, fore edge scuffed, owner's stamp on title page. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ueber Frauenemancipation. Plato. Arbeiterfrage. Socialismus. By J. S. Mill, translated by Freud

      Fues, Leipzig 1880 - [Freud, Sigmund (1856-1939), translator] Mill, John Stuart (1806-73). Ueber Frauenemancipation. Plato. Arbeiterfrage. Socialismus. Vol. 12 of Mill's Gesammelte Werke, ed. Theodor Gomperz. 8vo. [6], 228 [2]pp. Leipzig: Fues, 1880. 192 x 124 mm. Half cloth, a little worn, minor foxing. Very good copy. First Edition of Freud's translation. Freud's only major non-scientific publication was a translation of four essays by John Stuart Mill, forming the twelfth volume of Gomperz's edition of the collected writings in German. The task "was especially congenial work, since [Freud] was specially gifted as a translator. Instead of laboriously transcribing from the foreign language, idioms and all, he would read a passage, close the book and consider how a German writer would have clothed the same thoughts--a method not very usual among translators" (Jones, Freud, I, p. 61). Grinstein 323. Norman F155. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jeremy Norman's historyofscience]
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        PRINCIPLES Of ELECTRO-HOMOEOPATHY. A New Science Discovered by Coiunt Cesar Mattei, of Bologna.

      Printing and Stereotype Offices V.-E. Gauthier and Co.,, Nice: 1880 - Frontis, "C. Mattei". 3 views of human figures, pp. 236 - 237. Electro-homoeopathy is a derivative of homeopathy that originated with Count Cesar Mattei of Bologna. The name is derived from a combination of electro (referring to an electric bio-energy content supposedly extracted from plants and of therapeutic value, rather than electricity in its conventional sense) and homeopathy (referring to an alternative medicinal philosophy developed by Samuel Hahnemann in the 18th century). Electro- homeopathy has been defined as the combination of electrical devices and homeopathy, however some contend that it is the therapeutic use of homeopathic preparations of certain "electric bio-energy" herbs that is intended by the term. The discipline is regarded as distinct from traditional homeopathy, which relies on serially diluted remedies of substances that cause similar symptoms to those as it is attempting to cure; electro-homeopathy, however, does not directly follow the "law of similars".Mattei studied natural science, anatomy, physiology, pathology, chemistry and botany. He ultimately focused on the supposed therapeutic power of 'electricity' in botanical extracts, making bold, ultimately unsupported, claims for the efficacy of his treatments, including the claim that his treatments offered a non-surgical alternative to cancer. Not surprisingly, his claims were met with skepticism by established medical authorities. Notwithstanding criticisms, including a challenge by the British medical establishment to the claimed success of cancer treatments, electro-homeopathy (or Matteism, as it was sometimes known at the time) was embraced and by the beginning of the 20th century had adherents in Germany, France, the USA and the UK; it had been the subject of approximately 100 publications and there were three journals dedicated to it.After Mattei's death, his work was built upon by Theodore Krauss (1864 - 1924) who amplified the number of available treatments, including the introduction of injectable forms of treatment, and modernized production processes. [Wiki]. Scarce book on the subject- OCLC records 6 cc worldwide, with just 2 in the US. ABPC shows no copies at auction these past 30+ years. Binding - Fine. Textblock - VG+ (occasional po pencil underlining & marginal notes). Modern brown quarter calf binding with marbled paper boards. New eps. 8vo. 7-1/8" x 4-5/8". 1st Edition in English. [2], 6, 235, [5] pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Motifs Historiques D'Architecture et De Sculpture D'Ornament (Deuxieme Serie) Decorations Interieures Empruntees a Des Edifices Francais Du Commencement De La Renaissance a La Fin De Louis XVI. Two Volumes

      Ducher et Cie, Paris 1880 - Size: Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" Tall. Text body is clean and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Two volumes, 17 7/8" x 13", half leather, five raised bands on gilt stamped spine, marbled paper over boards, marbled end papers, top edges gilt, Vol. I 75 plates, 10 of which are color chromolithographs; Vol. II, 95 plates, 7 of which are in color. Exterior of both volumes have leather rubbed along edges, corners, spine ends, along spine (Vol. II has spine raised bands rubbed as well); end papers of both volumes are toned and brittle with a few short tears, perimeters of interior pages are toned, very scattered light foxing, some light smudges mostly on backs of plates, but sometimes on pages and margins. All plates present and in very good condition, color plates excellent. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Architecture; Inventory No: 006043. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dennis Holzman Antiques]
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        Motifs historiques d'Architecture et de Sculpture d'Ornement (Deuxième série) - Volumes Premier et Second. Décorations intérieures empruntées à des édifices français du commencement de la Renaissance à la fin de Louis XVI (XVIe, XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles)

      - Paris, Ducher et Cie, 1880. 2 vol. in-folio reliés demi chagrin vert, dos à nerfs ornés. Volume Premier : Style Louis XII (7 planches) - Style François Ier (17 planches) - Style Henri II (17 planches) - Style Henri III (5 planches) - Style Henri IV (16 planches) - Style Louis XIII (13 planches) - Style Louis XIV (30 planches) ; La première + 9 autres en couleurs. Volume Second : Style Louis XV (40 planches) - Style Louis XVI (55 planches) ; 7 planches sont en couleurs : Chromolithographies. Contient : Ensembles de salons, salles à manger, chambres à coucher, boudoirs, etc. Escaliers - Cheminées - Portes - Plafonds - Trumeaux - Panneaux - Lambris - Encadrements de glace, etc., etc.Très bon état - Complet des planches. Série des Etudes d'Architecture Historique. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Old Régime, court, salons and theatres.

      London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1880 - 2 volumes, octavo (197 × 132 mm). Finely bound by Bayntun, mid twentieth century, in rich brown crushed morocco, spines gilt in compartments between five raised bands, gilt lettered in two panels and dated at foot; slightly bevelled boards with one-line gilt rule border enclosing, on front cover, a geometric interlace panel with inset blue faceted stone at each corner and gilt flower tools at inside corners, each flower with an inset faceted green stone and a single seed pearl, enclosing a central oval with a miniature portrait mounted behind glass, the oval surrounded with seed pearls; on back cover the geometric interlace panel in gilt; board edges decorated in gilt with a dotted roll, headcaps with gilt hatching; moiré silk doublures and endpapers, turn-ins gilt all round with stylised flower tools at corners, gilt edges. Fine condition. Extra-illustrated with the inclusion of 28 extra plates of which 4 are hand-coloured. First edition. From the library of W. A. Foyle at Beeleigh Abbey, with his leather book label. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        History of the Flag of the United States of America, and of the Naval and Yacht-Club Signals, Seals, and Arms, and Principal

      A. Williams and Company, Boston 1880 - SIGNED by author, plus ALS. History of the Flag of the United States of America, and of the Naval and Yacht-Club Signals, Seals, and Arms, and Principal National Songs of the United States. With a Chronicle of the Symbols, Standards, Banners, and Flags of Ancient and Modern Nations. Second Revised Edition. Published Boston: A. Williams and Company, 1880. Thick 8vo., 7 1/2" x 10." xxii+815 pp. Illustrated with 200 engravings, plus 10 color plates. Original blue cloth with gilt seal and titles. Signed by author at end of Preface. With two signed letters laid in: 1. A letter from L.R. Hamersly & Co., publishers of The United Service (3/4 page on company letterhead, Oct 14, 1880) to Edward Shippen, Medical director, U.S.N., directing Shippen to write as long a review as necessary; 2. A letter from Preble to Shippen, thanking him for the review (2 1/2 half-pages, Nov 20, 1880). Front inner hinge paper split, but hinge remains tight, fraying at the heel and crown, wear at the tips, otherwise very good. Preble states in his letter that only 500 copies of this edition were printed. A nice association copy. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Romans populaires illustrés.

      1880 - Livre ancien Regroupant plus de 50 titres du prolixe feuilletoniste en pagination séparée, illustrés de gravures sur bois essentiellement par Bertall, Duveau, Deghouy, Barrias, Belin, etc. Edition collective des oeuvres populaires de Paul de Kock publiée par Barba éd. à Pairs, précédée pour 4 volumes en page de titre d’une grande composition originale à l’aquarelle reprenant un florilège de personnages des nouvelles de l’écrivain populaire. Disposées en encadrement de la table des matières, ces compositions allégoriques pourraient être les originaux d’un projet éditorial imaginé par l’illustrateur Bertall. Intéressant exemplaire truffé de cette édition collective. Condition : 5 vol. in-4, en demi-basane verte du temps. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        County Seats) A Series of Picturesque Views of Seats of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland, in 6 volumes

      William Mackenzie c 1880, London - 6 volume set. c. 1880. Hardcovers, 4to., bound in publisher's full cherry red morocco with gilt titles and design, aeg, 5 raised bands on spines. Each volume profusely illustrated with color chromolithograph plates. Very Good to Near Fine copies: light rubbing along joints and corners; light wear to spine ends. Scattered foxing mostly confined to the endpapers and blank pages covering the plates. Dampstaining to Volume 2 only, which has caused a slight bow in the foredge of the front board, as well as half of the pages showing a tidemark from the water damage. Slight variation in bindings: Volumes 5 and 6 are a 1/2-inch shorter than the other 4, and have a different gilt crown design on their spines. 6 volume set. Digital images available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les voyageurs du XIXè siècle. Histoire générale des grands voyages et des grands voyageurs. 51 dessins par Léon Benett. 57 facsimilés et cartes par Matthis et Morieu

      J. Hetzel et Cie., Paris 1880 - 4º, 428 p., ilustr. con 51 dibujos de Benett, 57 dibujos facsimilados, mapas. Algún punto de óxido. Tela editorial, plano muy decorado con ilustraciones y letras en oro y negro. Cortes dorados. Bella edición de esta antología de viajes de exploración y colonización realizados por distintos exploradores, ilustrada con muchos dibujos de L. Benett, más 57 grabados reproducidos en facsímil de documentos antiguos, con indicación de sus fuentes, y varios mapas dibujados por el competente geógrafo Gabriel Marcel. Obra de la Bibliothèque d'Éducation et de Récreation. Literatura francesa. Viajes. French literature. Travels.

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        Les enfants du capitaine Grant. Voyage autour du monde.

      Collection Hetzel,, Paris, 1880 - 3 Teile in 1 Band. Paris, Collection Hetzel, (um 1880). Gr.-8°. 620 S. Mit 172 Textholzstichen von Adolphe François Pannemaker (1822-?) nach Illustr. von Édouard Riou (1833-1900). Farb. illustr. Orig.-Leinenband. = "Voyages extraordinaires". Mit allen drei Teilen in einem Band ohne die separaten Zwischentitel. - Einband berieben und Bindung gelockert. Hinteres Einbandgelenk im Falz angeplatzt. Sprache: Französisch / Français / French Farb. illustr. Orig.-Leinenband. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ROUEN ILLUSTRE. Introduction par Charles DESLYS. [2 volumes].

      1880 - A Rouen, Chez l'éditeur [E. Augé], 36, rue de la Grosse-Horloge, 1880-1884. Deux volumes in-folio (318 X 451) demi-chagrin tête-de-nègre à coins, dos cinq nerfs ornés d'un filet doré, titre doré, fleuron doré dans les compartiments, double filet doré sur les plats, tête dorée (reliure de l'époque) ; TOME I : (1) f. blanc, faux-titre et titre imprimés en rouge et noir, 1 feuillet (titre illustré gravé monté sur onglet), 1 feuillet (justification du tirage de luxe), XI (avertissement de l'éditeur et introduction), 155 pages, (1) page d'achevé de publier, (3) ff. illustrés, gravés et montés sur onglets (table générale), 22 planches hors-texte (1) ; TOME II : (1) f. blanc, faux-titre et titre imprimés en rouge et noir, 1 feuillet (titre illustré et gravé), IV (introduction), 156 pages, (1) f. illustré, gravé et monté sur onglet (table générale), 1 feuillet (achevé d'imprimer), 22 planches hors-texte dont une à double-page (2) ff. blancs. Quelques rares rousseurs, coupes un peu frottées EDITION ORIGINALE et PREMIER TIRAGE des EAUX-FORTES de Jules ADELINE, BRUNET-DEBAISNE, E. NICOLLE et H. TOUSSAINT. UN des 180 EXEMPLAIRES numérotés du TIRAGE DE LUXE, imprimés sur beau papier Vergé à la forme, avec encadrement rouge à chaque page et les épreuves avant la lettre. MAGNIFIQUE PUBLICATION. (VICAIRE, VI, 1202, pour le premier volume). De la "Bibliothèque A. Malaspina, 4, rue du Mont-Valérien, SAINT-CLOUD - Château de la Costa BELGODERE" (ex-libris collé sur le premier contre-plat). BEL EXEMPLAIRE, dans une solide reliure de l'époque. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Report on the Geology of the High Plateaus of Utah [Text Volume only].

      [U.S.] Government Printing Office, Washington [D.C.] 1880 - xxxii, 307 pp. 4to. Original brown cloth ruled in blind, gilt titles. Illus. with 11 b/w heliotype plates with tissue guards, 1 of which is folding, and 4 cross-section plates, all folding. At the head of the title: Department of the Interior U.S. Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region. J.W. Powell, in Charge. This copy is the text volume only, the Atlas volume is not present. Provenance: From the library of Kenneth E. Hill, with his bookplate. About very good, extremities worn, with some loss of cloth especially at spine ends, tape shadow on spine, small bookplate to front pastedown, marginal tear to one plate at fold, otherwise contents and plates quite fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        TEORIA Y PRACTICA DE LOS POZOS ARTESIANOS. Por. catedrático de Paleontología en la Universidad Central.

      Imp. de M. Tello, Madrid 1880 - 22'8x16'5, 593p (sello de bib. en port.), 2h, ils. b/n en texto, 1 mapa despl. color (rasgado), 3 láms. despl. b/n (con una peq. rasgadura, salvo última), 1 lám. plena pág. Pasta española, lomo con tejuelo y dorados. Dedicatoria autógrafa del autor. - Primera ed. Hidrología. Hidrografía. Geología. Práctica o Hidroscopia. Pozos artesianos y absorbentes. Alumbramiento común de agua. Mapa geológico de la Península Ibérica. Juan Vilanova y Piera (Valencia, 1821-1893), insigne geólogo y paleontólogo. 1880

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        Le nouvel opera de Paris.

      Paris, Ducher et Cie., 1880. - Royal folio. 2 vols. in one (only the plate volumes) with 75 plates. Vol. 1: Half title in red, main title in red and black, 1 f. index of plates, engr. portrait, 35 plates (numbered 1-40; 5 counted twice). Vol. 2: Half title in red, main title in red and black, 1 f. index of plates, 40 plates (numbered 1-60; 20 chromolithographs counted twice). Includes: Half title of the text volume. Stored loosely in contemp. red half cloth portfolio with giltstamped cover title "Le Nouvel Opera de Paris | Bronzes" and four ties. First edition. - Plate volumes of the rare luxury work on the "Opéra Garnier", the neo-Baroque Parisian opera house completed in 1875, one of the most admired buildings of its time. The plates depict plans, cross-sections and elevations of the building, engraved in great detail after drawings by Duchamp, Jasson, Riquois and others. The beautiful chromolithographs (including the famous staircase) convey a vivid impression of the luxury and splendor of the interior decoration. Garnier's name became instantly famous when in 1861 he was unanimously awarded the first prize for his competition design for the new opera. His opera house, which cost the then unheard-of sum of 50 million francs, still constitutes the unsurpassed centerpiece of modern Parisian architecture (cf. Thieme/B.). To the plates were added four volumes of photographs by Durandelle and Garnier's monographic text volume (not present here). - Occasionally slightly rubbed; some 10 plates with insignificant defects to edges. Old library stamp ("Malmö Stadts Yrkesskolas Bibliotek") on front pastedown. Thieme/Becker 13, 205. Not in Ornamentstichslg. Berlin. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Italia I, II, III

      Circa 1880 - 3 volumes, 27x36cm., [61-56-35p.] Album in 3 volumi comprendenti 316 fotografie di Giorgio Sommer in bianco e nero di dimensioni 25x20cm e 20 di 5,5x9.5cm. alla fine del terzo volume. Comprendente paesaggi, opere d'arte e, nel terzo volume, una serie di ritratti della popolazione di Napoli, come "i mangiatori di spaghetti", "toilette quotidiana" e "il traduttore", molto suggestivi. In ottimo stato. Nota sui volumi: questi album di fotografie sono un classico esempio di "album ricordo", oggetti che gli esponenti delle classi agiate straniere facevano comporre al fine di mantenere un vivo ricordo del loro viaggio.Album de 316 photographies anciennes de paysages, oeuvres d'art et portraits en 3 volumes de Giorgio Sommer de dimensions 25x20cm. et 20 de 5,5x9.5cm. Portraits très spéciaux comme "les mangeurs de spaghetti" ou "toilette quotidienne". En très bon état. Rilegatura in piena tela d'editore, titolo in oro. / Reliure en pleine toile d'éditeur, titre en or.

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        Napoli e Pompei.

      [Naples, c. 1880]. - Oblong folio (370 x 295 mm). 2 photographed title pages and 42 albumen prints (245 x 205 mm), all mounted on cardboard. Contemp. red half calf with blindstamped cover borders and giltstamped title to cover and spine. Fine original selection of Sommer's legendary views of Campania which have fascinated tourists of Southern Italy since the late 19th century. "Giorgio Sommer (1834-1914) was one of the pioneers who reintroduced antiquity to the world through his work. A native German, he moved to Naples in 1857 to open a studio where he sold photographs of ancient ruins at Pompeii and other sites, ongoing excavations, recovered artifacts, and other images from the Bay of Naples" (National Gallery of Art, Washington DC). Among the ten views of Pompeii are a panorama, the House of the Faun, the amphitheatre, frescoes and casts of the victims of the Vesuvius eruption in the year 79. 15 views show Naples (panoramas, the chapel of Sansevero, the Teatro San Carlo, Via Partenope, Piazza Vittoria, Posillipo, etc.). Other photographs show Pozzuoli (Serapeion, amphitheatre), Bacoli, Salerno, Castellamare di Stabia, the cliffs of Sorrento, the Neptune temple at Paestum, the 1872 eruption of Mt. Vesuivius, and local Neapolitans. - Spine and corners bumped; binding loosened; some slight interior staining.

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        My Wanderings in Persia,

      London: James Blackwood & Co.,, 1880. with Illustrations, and Map showing the Scientific Frontier in Afghanistan and the Russian Advance in Central Asia ; with Author's Routes, etc. Octavo. Original green decorative cloth, titles gilt and elaborate embossed paneling in black to spine and front cover, pale cream endpapers. Frontispiece and 5 other plates, folding map with routes in colour. Somewhat rubbed and soiled, some light soiling, mild toning, title page and one other leaf a little ragged at the edge, short split on a fold to the map, but overall very good. First edition, uncommon, decidedly so in the cloth. Eight copies only on COPAC, OCLC adds just 11 more; one copy at auction in the last 40 years. Informative, if slightly gossipy, account of a lengthy sojourn in the region. "Anderson worked for the Indo-European [later Indo-Persian] Telegraph Company in Iran from June 1875 to March 1878; he was based in Shiraz from June-October 1875; then repairing lines from Shiraz- Kazeroon (based in Dashtarjin) until March the following year; Shiraz-Abadeh (Sevund, with leave at Dehbeed and Yazd) March-December 1876; Shiraz from January-March 1877; and finally in Tehran, repairing and establishing telegraph lines with iron poles, as the wooden ones were constantly stolen" (Simpson, "Making their Mark: Foreign Travellers at Persepolis" in Arta, 2009, p. 18).

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        Histoire de la vie et des vertus de Mgr. Caire protonotaire apostolique décédé à Lyon le 5 juillet 1856 ( 1797 - 1856 ) [ Biographie manuscrite inédite d'un prêtre marseillais, aumônier d'Henri IV et de Louis le Grand, contemporain de Lamennais, Frayssinous, Quelen et Mgr. de Mazenod, ami de Mgr. de Salinis et co-directeur du collège de Juilly ]

      Congrégation de Notre Dame, Chanoinesses de St Augustin 1880 - Manuscrit de travail anonyme et original, abondamment corrigé et annoté, et reproduisant abondamment la correspondance de Mgr. Caire, en 1 vol. in-8 relié demi-basane marron, Congrégation de Notre Dame, Chanoinesses de St Augustin, s.d. (circa 1880), 401 pp. (rel. frottée avec le premier plats et les premiers ff. détachés). Un passionnant document retraçant un intéressant parcours ecclésiastique dans la première moitié du XIXe siècle (avec un saisissant récit de l'épidémie de choléra de 1832 à Paris) Fils du fervent légitimiste marseillais André Antoine Esprit Caire et de Joséphine Pinatel, André Antoine Esprit Vincent Caire, né le 5 avril 1797, manifesta dès son plus jeune âge les meilleures dispositions pour la piété et les études sérieuses. Alors qu'il était âgé de six ans, en 1804, son père fut emprisonné mais Napoléon "convaincu qu'il n'avait pas trempé dans la conspiration de Pichegru, lui rendit la liberté et voulut l'attacher à sa cause en lui faisant offrir . les postes les plus éminents". En 1811, suite à l'assassinat de 11 personnes en quelques mois, Mme Caire effrayé obtint de son mari un déplacement de Creisseaux vers Aubagne ; le petit André poursuivit alors ses études au petit séminaire fondé à Marseille par le père Ripert. Après un bref séjour à Aix, il retrouve le père Ripert aux Aygalades. Epuisé par 25 années de lutte, son père meurt en 1816, mais malgré les pressions qu'il eût à subir en tant qu'aîné, André persévère dans sa vocation ecclésiastique ; âgé de 19 ans, et seulement tonsuré, il enseigne déjà au petit séminaire. Ordonné diacre à 22 ans, puis prêtre avant ses 25 ans, il est mandé par Mgr Perigord, archevêque de Paris, et Mgr de Beausset lui accorda l'exeat. L'abbé Caire quitte donc Marseille le 28 août 1821, et est accueilli au séminaire d'Issy par le supérieur M. Duclos. Celui-ci lui annonce alors, comme André Caire l'écrit à sa mère : "vous êtes appelé à remplir de hautes destinées, le coadjuteur me charge de vous envoyer chez Mr Frayssinous, qui doit vous faire une proposition". On déjeune et puis je cours chez Mr. Frayssinous (la tête trottait bien plus encore) cet homme si justement célèbre me propose l'éducation des enfants de Mr. de Clermont-Tonnerre, pair de France. . " On lui prédit même que viendra ensuite l'éducation du Duc de Bordeaux, "dont le marquis de Clermont-Tonnerre sera très probablement le gouverneur". Devant l'insistance du coadjuteur, il rencontre le marquis de Clermont-Tonnerre qui le considère comme engagé. "Je sors étourdi et presque décidé mais la nuit porte conseil. Je considère d'un côté tous les pour : la volonté de l'archevêque, l'avis de son conseil, et surtout de Mr. de Frayssinous, les avantages du poste : logement très agréable, bonne table, excellente société (le grand chancelier, les plus illustres pairs : les Bonald, les Villèle, etc. etc. car tout ce qu'il y a de mieux va là !) Voiture à mon service, campagnes en Normandie, en Picardie, etc. etc. Le marquis et la marquise me plurent (celle-ci par parenthèse est dans ce moment le précepteur de ses enfants ; elle lit Virgile et Tacite comme l'almanach). Mais voici les Contre : d'abord, j'étais perdu pour mon état. considération d'un poids immense ; . Ensuite, un précepteur est toujours le premier domestique et je suis, sans prétention, le fils de mon père. " Le jeune abbé réussit à se sortir avec tact de cette situation délicate, et conserve l'amitié de Mgr. de Quélen et de Mr. Frayssinous. Il est alors admis comme prêtre administrateur à la paroisse des Missions étrangère ; il continue ses visites régulières chez Monsieur Frayssinous, croise le duc de Rivière, M. de Pastoret. L'abbé Caire évoque avec talent un souper servi aux petits Savoyards par la société des bonnes oeuvres "composée de ce qu'il y a de mieux" : "ici un grand vicaire portait du pain ; là le marquis de Montmorency versait à boire, plus loin l'abbé André que vous connaissez bien essuyait, par distraction, le bord d'une assiette contre l'habit [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sorrento. (Panorama).

      Napoli, ca. 1880, albumen print, 37,5 x 28,7 cm, on mount, photograph no. 5187. KEYWORDS:italy / sorrento

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        The Chess Monthly

      Jas Wade, London 1880 - 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: Corners bumped, some foxing and age toning, Ruggieri's stamp to front end paper else a very good copy of a scarce item. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Garnier Freres 1880 -1885, Paris - Paris: Garnier Freres, 1880 -1885. Second edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. VOL 1 – xvi, 540 pgs. Vol 2 – lv, 436 pgs. Vol 3 – 466 pgs. Vol 4 – 450 pgs. Vol 5 – 526 pgs. Vol 6 – 488 pgs. Vol 7 – 518 pgs. Vol 8 – 504 pgs. Vol 9 – 468 pgs. Vol 10 – 518 pgs. Vol 11 – 496 pgs. Vol 12 – 510 pgs. 6 x 9 1/2 in. Text in French.Deep green half morocco, with lacquered green marble boards. Gilt lettering and designs on spine. 5 raised bands. Gilt upper text block. Tissue-protected frontis, Vol 1, tissue-protected engravings and fold-out illustrations. Silk bookmark. Condition of book is NEAR FINE; Vols 1 and 12 have some very slight wear to spines, otherwise the leather and marbled boards are remarkably clean and vivid. Gilt upper text block very bright. Some slight shelf-wear to top and bottom edges. 0.0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Victor Hugo, Oeuvres complètes. 48 Bde.,

      Paris, Hetzel und Quantin, ca. 1880-1890. - Poésie: 1. Odes et ballades; 2. Les Orientalis, Les feuilles d`automne; 3. Les chantes du crespucale; 4. Les Chentiments; 5/6. Les Contemplations I/II; 7/8/9/10. La Légende des siécles I-IV; 11. Les Chansons des rues et des bois; 12. L`année temble; 13. L`art d`etre, Grand-Pére; 14. Le Pape, La Petié supreme; 15/16. Les quatre vents de l`esprit I/II Roman: Les Misérables I-V; L`homme qui rit I/II; Les travaillene de la mer; Notre dame du Paris I/II; Han d`islande; Bug-Jargal, Le dernier jours; En mer; Torquemade; Amy Robsart. Drame: 1. Cromwell; 2. Hernani; 3. Lucréce Borgia, Marie Tudor, Angelo, Marion de Lorme; 4. La Esmeralda, Ruy Blas, Les Burgraves. Actes et Parodes I-IV. Le Rhin I/II: Hugo Rancontré I/II. Histoire I-III. Philosophie I-II. Hldr. d. Zeit. Mit Rückentitel (wenige Gelenke eingerissen, teilweise gedunkelt, beschabt). Einige Bände datiert (1881-1885). - Der fünfte Band der Dramen ohne Titel u. Vortitel. Ein wenig stockfleckig, insgesamt gute Exemplare. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 25550 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vesuvio. Cratere Luglio 1880.

      Napoli, ca. 1880, albumen print, 38,5 x 28,7 cm, on mount, photograph no. 4098. KEYWORDS:italy / vesuvio

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        Chiffres. Louis XIV

      1880. Paris, n.d. (c. 1880). 68 plates of engraved monogrammes printed on recto only. In original blind- and goldstamped publisher's cloth binding with marbled edges. (spine & corners bumped and damaged). (some pages slightly soiled or foxed). (the gold lettering on the front cover a bit faded). Contains 68 plates of engraved monograms (late 19th century) designed & engraved by H. Renoir,58 rue Nve.St. Augustin, Paris and printed by Sarazin, Paris. All letters of the alphabet are depicted in all possible combinations (two or three plates a letter) + 1 plate of general monograms. H. Renoir is Pierre-Henri Renoir (1832-1903), an engraver of gems who had published several works on engraving and design. He was the elder brother of impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir. In fact the first time Zola saw a painting by Auguste Renoir he thought it was by his older brother Henri. Uncommon sample book.

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        OAKLAND DAILY & WEEKLY TRIBUNE MAP Of ALAMEDA COUNTY Compiled from the Most Reliable Surveys, and Corrected to Date. Presented by the Tribune Publishing Company

      San Francisco:: Lith. Waldstein,. (1880).. Unfolded: 21-7/8" x 32-1/2". Wallet: 7-3/8" x 3-7/8". 1st printing. Scale: 1" = 1.5 mi.. Folding map housed in the original flexible pebbled cloth wallet portfolio, with flap closure, title ["Map of Alameda Co."] gilt stamped to one side.. General wear, with some unobtrusive separation developing along. folds, albeit solidly held by linen backing. Soiling to linen. Very. Good.. Rare map of the San Francisco East Bay, with OCLC showing 2 holding institutions: UC Berkeley & the Huntington. . Single sheet, color printed one side, linen backed. Shows drainage, land ownership, township and section lines, ranchos, roads, railroads, etc.

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      Berlin: Beuckert & Radetzki, 1880.. Broadside, 16 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches. Some toning and dust-soiling, a couple of minor creases. Backed on thicker paper some time ago. News clippings pasted to verso. Very good. A fascinating broadside, printed in German, for an exhibition from the "Champion rifle shot of the world," William Frank "Doc" Carver, held in Potsdam, Germany on June 13, 1880. In 1879-80, Carver toured Europe to perform in a series of shooting exhibitions, where he engaged in contests with shotguns, rifles, pistols, and shot both from horseback and on foot. Thirty various exhibitions of gunplay are enumerated on the present broadside, such as "Zerschiessen von wenigstens 75 Glaskugeln aus 100" ("Shoot to pieces at least 75 out of 100 glass targets"). During this tour, Doc Carver visited France, Belgium, Austria, and Germany, but spent most of the tour in Great Britain. Upon returning to America, Carver would partner with Buffalo Bill Cody on a traveling Wild West show. In later years, Carver would invent the diving horse stunt, the origin of which, like most of Carver's story, is shrouded in legend. A handsome example of a rare program for an exhibition by one of the Wild West's sharpest shooters.

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        The City of Washington: Bird's-Eye View from the Potomac -- Looking North

      New York: Currier & Ives, 1880. A SUPERB VIEW OF THE NATIONS CAPITAL BY THE CELEBRATED CURRIER AND IVES Color lithograph: image size 27 1/4" x 33 1/3"; framed size 39 1/2" x 50 3/4" New York, 1880 This sweeping bird's-eye view of Washington D.C. provides a dramatic panoramic glimpse of the nations capital. The Potomac is in the immediate foreground, beyond which rises the Capitol Building at center-right and the nearly completed Washington Monument at center-left. The eye is immediately drawn to the Capital building as it dwarfs every other structure in this stunning view; its imposing size reflecting the political tensions reaching boiling point within the Capital's walls. . Book.

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      London: Chatto & Windus, 1880.. Two volumes. Olive-brown cloth, elaborately stamped in black, spines stamped in gilt. Edges and corners a bit worn, neatly rebacked with original backstrips laid down and with original endsheets, some general modest soiling and spotting, but a good, sound set. Slipcased. First edition, actually published on 10 December 1879, and preceding the American edition by about two months. Only 500 sets were printed. Very scarce. EDEL & LAURENCE A11.

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        Roma - Privates Photoalbum. Orig.-Abzüge a. Karton aufgezogen.

      ca.1880. Quer-Gr.8°, 52 Stadtansichten, 50 Ansichten von Kunstwerken (Plastiken, Gemälden) und Innenansichten., Kart gold u rotgeprägt., Rückengelenk etwas eingerissen, Trägerkarton etwas fleckig u. stockfleckig, ein Abzug etwas berieben, zwei Taf. etwas locker - insgesamt ein gutes Exemplar. Preis in CHF: 605. Mit handschriftlichen holländischem Untertiteln - Ein beeindruckendes Zeugnis über dieses Zentrums der antiken Welt und des Katholizismus.

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        Postkartensteckalbum mit 312 Glückwunschkarten zu Ostern, Pfingsten, Weihnachten und zum Neuen Jahr.

      o. J. und o. Ort. [ca 1880-1917]. Weinrotes Ganzleinen-Ansichtskartenalbum mit dekorativer mehrfarbiger Jugendstilvignette auf dem Titel. 40 cm x 25 cm. Der Einband an den Kanten und am Gelenk aufgeplatzt, an Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, Deckel etwas berieben. Innen sehr schönes Jugendstil- Vorsatzpapier. 64 grüne Hartpappen mit je 4 Einstecktaschen, einige Seiten an den Ecken geknickt. Das Album in noch gutem Zustand. Die Karten sind teils rückseitig beschrieben und gestempelt, teils auch vorderseitig mit Vermerken und Grüßen, einige Karten mit abgegriffenen Ecken. Die Karten teils geprägt, mit erhabenen Teilmotiven, versilbert und vergoldete Motivteile. Postkarten im Detail: 81 farbige und 3 schwarz-weiße Osterkarten, 31 farbige Pfingstkarten, 61 farbige und 3 schwarz-weiße Weihnachtskarten, 124 farbige und 2 schwarz-weiße Neujahrskarten, 2 farbige Karten mit gemalter Landschaft und 1 schwarz-weiße Karte mit Elfe. Insgesamt sehr schönes Exemplar mit Gebrauchsspuren.. #FLUR

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        Map Of Colorado County

      St. Louis: A. Gast & Co., 1880. AN IMPORTANT TEXAS LAND GRANT Lithograph Paper size: 23 1/2" x 22" Texas, without gold mines or fabulous cities, was rich with abundant and affordable pubic land, which attracted a steady stream of visitors during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Lured by the dream of land ownership or profit from land speculation, many left their homelands for the Texas wilderness. It would be difficult to find better illustrations of this migration than the county survey maps charting the boundaries of tracts and names of grantees. These early maps, contemporary with the arrival of new settlers, provide a fascinating visual history of Texas land policy and the settlement of the Lone Star State. While Texas remained a Spanish dominion, land grants were granted to Spanish subjects only. Authority to grant land rested with the viceroy of New Spain in Mexico City until 1767 when the governor of the province of Texas was invested with the authority to issue grants. In 1820 Spain passed a law allowing foreigners to settle in the empire. The government of the now independent Mexico, which controlled the vast public lands of Texas, followed its colonial predecessor's example and in the proceeding years thousands of Anglo Americans undertook the arduous journey across the continent to take advantage of the opportunity to become Texas landowners. Large land grants were also awarded to colony leaders called empresarios, the most famous of whom are probably Moses and his son Stephen Austin. With no central land office, each colony appointed a land commissioner to issue titles to settlers. In 1830 the Mexican congress outlawed further immigration from the United States, sparking the Texas Revolution in the fall of 1835. Upon the establishment of the new Republic in 1836, Texas secured ownership of more than 200 million acres of public land. The Republic of Texas continued the land policies of Spain and Mexico and under its constitution awarded first-class headright to land to all single men and heads of families residing in Texas on March 2, 1836. The first congress of the Republic also established a General Land Office and during the years of independence a total of 36,876,492 acres was parceled out. The pioneers who settled this land helped defend Texan borders from both Indians and Mexico, the latter of which was eager to regain its lands. They also provided valuable tax revenue for the new nation. Texas became the twenty-eighth state of the Union in 1845. With the exception of the thirteen colonies, it is unique among the states because, upon its admittance, it retained its public lands thus providing for its economic strength and success. The new state used some of this land to settle its debts and make public improvements. Under the terms of the Compromise of 1850, Texas ceded its claim to 67 million acres of land to the west and northwest of its current boundaries in exchange for a payment of $10 million. After the settlement of its $7.75 million of debt, Texas used the remainder of the payment to establish a permanent school fund, build a new capitol and governor's mansion, and create a hospital for the mentally ill. The settlement of this public land remained an important part of state policy. Many of the Spanish community property and homestead laws were retained through the era of Mexican rule and the republican period and remained in practice after Texas became a state. Among these, property was exempt from forced sale and land grants extended only as far as the riverbank and not to the middle of the stream, as dictated by Anglo-Saxon common law. The government retained ownership of the streambed and water flowing through it. Most importantly for Texas, Spanis. Book.

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