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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.

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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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        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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        Panorama.

      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]

      [Bookseller: Renaissance Books]
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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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        Photographie - Marseille. 11 Orig.-Photographien (Albuminabzüge).

      ca 1880 - 21 x 27 cm, Tadell. Diverse Stadt- und Hafenansichten: Port; Perspective du Quai du Port; Le palais Longchamp,; Basssin de la Joliette, Station des Steamersdes Messageries maritimes; Panorame du Vieux Port vue prise du Pharo; L?Ascenseur de Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde; Perspective de la Rue Cannebiere.»; Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde; L?Hotel du Louvre et le perspective de la Rue Cannebiere; Vue sur le Chateau de la Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde; etc. Bezeichnet: N.D. Phot.(= Neurdein Freres). Antonin-Louis Neurdein (*1846-1915), französischer Fotograf der mit seinem älteren Bruder Étienne (1832-1918) 1863 unter dem Firmennamen ?Neurdein Frères? ein Fotoatelier in Paris eröffnete. 1875 folgte die Gründung eines erfolgreichen Postkartenverlags. Die Fotografien und Postkarten aus dem Atelier ?Neurdein Frères? tragen das Signet ?ND Phot? Während Étienne das Fotoatelier leitete und sich auf die Porträtfotografie spezialisierte, unternahm Antonin-Louis zahlreiche Reisen und widmete sich der Fotografie von Landschaften, Bauwerken und Monumenten. Seine Fotos mit Motiven aus Frankreich, Algerien, Belgien und Canada wurden in unterschiedlichen Formaten und Ausführungen zum Kauf angeboten. 1100 gr.

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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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