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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]

      [Bookseller: The Book Collector, Inc.]
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        OEUVRES COMPLETES DE MOLIERE (12 VOL SET - COMPLETE)

      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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        [RARE 1880 BROADSIDE PROGRAM FOR A SHOOTING EXHIBITION FOR KAISER WILHELM I OF GERMANY]

      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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        RARE 1880 BROADSIDE PROGRAM FOR A SHOOTING EXHIBITION FOR KAISER WILHELM I OF GERMANY].

      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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        CONFIDENCE

      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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        Le Missioni Cattoliche, bullettino settimanale illustrato dell'Opera di Lione - La propagazione della fede.

      Tip. di S. Giuseppe., Milano. 1880 - 13 vol., in 4°, m. pelle, esclusi gli ultimi 2 che sono in m. perg. I voll. trattano delle Missioni Cattoliche che hanno operato in Africa, Cina, Europa, America, Giappone ed Australia. Riportano, inoltre, notizie sugli usi, i costumi, le religioni, le curiosità, i luoghi e le abitazioni, illustrando tutto con numerossissime inc.Ogni vol. è di circa 600 pp. Disponiamo delle seguenti annate : 1880- 1881- 1882- 1883- 1884- 1885- 1886-1 887- 1888- 1890- 1894 e 1897. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Seabright from Galilee, New Jersey

      New Jersey: Francis Augustus Silva, 1880. A SPLENDID WORK BY NOTED AMERICAN LUMINIST PAINTER FRANCIS A. SLIVA Oil on canvas: 21" x 42"; 32 ¾" x 54" framed Signed and dated lower right: "1880 Seabright from Galilee/ Francis A. Silva" Condition: overall very good. Several tiny dots of in-paint scattered through sky; in-paint in sky approx. 1 ¼" in diameter near center-top edge of painting; some dots of in-paint scattered in the water and through foreground; old stretcher line has been in-painted. Frame: Contemporary wood and compo frame with hand-applied gesso and 22K gold leaf; an excellent reproduction nineteenth-century frame. . Book.

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        Straßenzug in Tour-de-Peilz.

      1880. Aquarell, auf Zeichenkarton, rechts unten bezeichnet und datiert "Tour de Peitz / Sept. 1880". 34,6:23 cm. La Tour-de-Peiz, am Nordufer des Genfer Sees im Schweizer Kanton Waadt gelegen und mit Vevey zu einer Siedlung verschmolzen. Verso alte Zuschreibung an Bertha Schrader, die aber der Sammler bereits infrage stellte. Provenienz: Sammlung W.E. Ludwig Blucke, Dresden.. C.W. Müller war 1858-1864 Schüler von L. Richter (1803-1884). Zusammen mit V.P. Mohn (1842-1911) und A.L. Venus (1843-1886) hielt er sich 1865/66 1866 in Rom auf; ein Aufenthalt in Düsseldorf ist für das Jahr 1880 zu belegen. Er war der Schwager von A. Venus und W. Claudius (1854-1942). Als Landschaftsmaler tätig, schwankte Müller zwischen dem kühnen Realismus, wie er ihn in seiner Frühzeit pflegte, und den verblassenden Idealen der Spätromantik.

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        The letters of Charles Dickens. Edited by his sister-in-law and his eldest daughter

      Chapman and Hall 1880, 1882, London - Vol. I stated second edition, "fifth thousand," 3 volumes, 8vo; original maroon decorative cloth embossed in black and lettered in gilt; all three volumes recased with new endpapers; spines darkened, some moderate shelfwear; textblocks very good and sound. Vol. I inscribed and signed by the editors, Georgina Hogarth and Mary (Mamie) Dickens, to Mary Fanny Frith. Additional gift inscription from Frith dated 1910. Originally published as a 2-volume set, Vol. 3 was published two years later. See NCBEL III 826. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ilios: The City and Country of the Trojans

      London: John Murray,, 1880. The Results of Researches and Discoveries on the Site of Troy and Throughout the Troad in the Years 1871–72–73–78–79. Including an Autobiography of the Author. With a Preface, Appendices, and Notes… Maps, Plans, and About 1800 Illustrations. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles, ornamental border, and pictorial decoration to spine and upper board in gilt and black and to lower board in blind, blue coated endpapers, top edge gilt. Frontispiece - bound at the rear - and 32 other plates, numerous illustrations to the text, 7 folding maps, plans and panoramas at the rear. Slightly rubbed, spine a little sunned, relined, hinges repaired, light toning and the occasional spot of foxing, otherwise a very good copy. First edition, preceding even the German edition by a year. Schliemann's account of his excavations at Hissarlik/Troy. A shameless self-publicist, motivated more perhaps by his desire for glory than his love of historical truth, Schliemann has been criticised for the brutality of his methods, however Carl Blegen, director of the excavations at the site 1932-8, defended him from his anachronistic detractors; "Although there were some regrettable blunders, those criticisms are largely coloured by a comparison with modern techniques of digging; but it is only fair to remember that before 1876 very few persons, if anyone, yet really knew how excavations should properly be conducted. There was no science of archaeological investigation, and there was probably no other digger who was better than Schliemann in actual field work" (quoted in Rubalcaba and Cline, Digging for Troy, p.30) Four page autograph letter signed from Schliemann to his friend the organist and composer Sir John Stainer tipped in at the half-title, presenting the book and referring to his excavations; " … and so I venture to send you, in memoriam this record of one of the most curious and interesting discoveries of modern days in its latest form …". Letters from Schliemann are far from common on the market.

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        Milton's Paradise Lost

      New York: Cassell, Petter, Galpin and Co, 1880 New York: Cassell, Petter, Galpin and Co., [circa 1885]: First Edition thus, undated but printed between 1878 and 1888 as per publisher's specific imprint. Fine. An absolutely stunning copy. The stamping is sharp, though the gilt is lightly oxidized in places. Boards show faint wear at extremities, and faint wear. Small ding to top edge of upper board. Vertical crease to both front and rear free end papers. Pages are bright, and nearly free of age related spotting. Quite a remarkable copy, appearing almost as if new. Beautifully illustrated by Gustave Dore.

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        Naturgeschichte des Tierreichs. Großer Bilderatlas mit Text für Schule und Haus.

      Stuttgart, Süddeutsches Verlags-Institut (um 1880).. 4. Auflage. Fol. 198 S., 50 doppelblattgr. Tafeln mit über 1.000 kol. Abb. und Holzstichen im Text. Blind- u. goldgepr. Original-Leineneinband. (Einband etw. berieben und best., nur wenig fl., vor allem die Tafeln in hervorragendem Zustand). Auflage:4. Carl Benjamin Klunzinger (* 18. November 1834 in Güglingen; + 21. Juni 1914 in Stuttgart), Tropenarzt, Zoologe und Professor an der Technischen Hochschule in Stuttgart. Hochdekoratives und wunderschönes Werk der Tierwelt.

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        ILLUSTRATIONS TO ALFRED TENNYSON'S POEM THE PRINCESS

      ENGLAND: DICKINSON BROS, 1880.LLUSTRATIONS TO ALFRED TENNYSON'S POEM THE PRINCESS .Written out and illuminated by Mrs S.C. LEES. , DICKINSON BROS, BOND ST. undated (1880 circa) very large edition 55 x 36 cm , fully illustrated and illuminated , complete in 10 single sheets only one side print ( blank on the back) , no other copy found for sale , extremely rare , complete editions . The Princess is a serio-comic blank verse narrative poem, written by Alfred Tennyson, published in 1847. Tennyson was Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1850 to 1896 and remains one of the most popular English poets. The poem tells the story of a heroic princess who forswears the world of men and founds a women's university where men are forbidden to enter. The prince to whom she was betrothed in infancy enters the university with two friends, disguised as women students. They are discovered and flee, but eventually they fight a battle for the princess's hand. They lose and are wounded, but the women nurse the men back to health. Eventually the princess returns the prince's love. Several later works have been based upon the poem.

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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. Mit handschriftlichen holländischem Untertiteln - Ein beeindruckendes Zeugnis über dieses Zentrums der antiken Welt und des Katholizismus. 1600 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Bridgeman's New Rail Road & Township Map of New York.

      E. C. Bridgeman, New York 1880 - Scarce. An attractive map of New York state, featuring seven insets--a population table, a map of Manhattan, a map of Long Island, a list of principal cities and towns, a breakdown of congressional districts, a map of upper Manhattan and the Bronx, and a map of the United States. All of Lake Ontario is shown, as is the state's northwestern Canadian boundary. A nice view of the state as a whole, with particular focus on the state's most important regions. Not on OCLC. Phillips, America , p.517. Wall map, 69½ x 64 inches, full period colour. Expertly repaired, backed on linen, contemporary rollers, trimmed in modern blue cloth. Minute creasing. Overall very good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Year in India

      Samuel Tinsley & Co, London 1880 - iv; 326pp. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Some foxing Maroon half-leather cover with marbled boards [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        All aboard for Texas!

      Henry H. Hannan "The Bulletin" Print, Gallipolis, Ohio 1880 - Grand Texas Excursion! Under the management of Henry H. Hannan, land emigration agent, Swan Creek, Ohio. Leaves Pomeroy and Gallipolis, O., stopping at all way points.Broadside Margin tears and stain with small border losses.

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        Transparente Himmels-Karte.

      1880 - Stuttgarte: Wilhelm Nitzschke, c.1884. Illustrated board portfolio, colour-printed chromolithographic star chart in four sections, total 600 x 490mm; with letterpress 16pp. pamphlet. A little wear to covers. Interesting map of the sky from the the North Pole to 40º south, with the stars perforated and backed with coloured paper so they light up when the map is held up to the light. The holes are different shapes, sizes and colours. This map was published to as a companion to a series of perforated constellation cards, similar to Samuel Leigh's 'Urania's Mirror', first published in in 1825.

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

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

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        Nott's Brigade in Afghanistan, 1838-42

      Bombay: Printed at the Times of India Steam Press,, 1880. Being the Private Diary of an Officer who served in it from First to Last. Octavo (214 × 131 mm). Modern green cloth, with original title panel mounted on the front cover. Diagram to the text. Light browning, the occasional spot of foxing, but overall very good. First and only edition, extremely uncommon COPAC records BL only, OCLC adds a copy at the University of Lausanne. This copy inscribed on the front free endpaper "Major Dennie from Colonel Knox", the recipient presumably Major William Henry Dennie's surviving son. "This diary was kept by one of only two surviving officers who marched with the Army of the Indus from first to last. It refers mainly to work in the last Afghan campaign that has been almost entirely ignored by Kaye [in his History of the War in Afghanistan, first published 1851], though to Bombay men at all events it was of special interest … the writer probably saw more of Afghanistan geographically than any officer serving in the present campaign; and his notes, which are clear, accurate and pithy, show that the country and the people are still practically unchanged" (Introduction). The journal had been published in instalments in the Times of India to capitalise on the increased interest in the region due to the outbreak of the Second Anglo-Afghan War, and in view of the "favourable reception" it met with, the diary was "issued as a separate volume at the request of several officers at the front and in India, who wished to preserve it in a permanent form". Knox served with the 42nd Native Infantry.

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        Ornamentation Des Manuscripts. Elements d'Ornamentation

      Libriarie Renouard, Paris 1880 - Four volumes (in a series of six) of chromolithograph ornaments. Circa 1880. Oblong 12mo, later half red morocco and cloth boards, spines gilt-lettered, marbled endpapers. One volume with spots on cloth of front board but an attractive group. Irish bookplates in each volume, "Malo Mori Quam Foedari". Title page to each volume followed by sixteen pages for a total of 64 showing many examples per page, entirely in chromolithography with captions referencing the origina of each ornament. Ornamental letters, borders and miniatures from the Bibliotheque Nationale and historic monuments of each era. Titles are: "Ornamentation des manuscripts au Moyen Age XIIIme Siecle"."Ornamentation des Manuscripts au Moyen Age XIVme Siecle." "Elements d'Ornementation du XVIe au XVIIIe Siecle". Elements d'Ornamentation pour l'Enluminaire". Size: Oblong 12mo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Braiterman, Marilyn (ABAA member)]
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        Condolence letter signed and sent by Frederick Douglass to an abolitionist friend

      Autograph Letter Signed ?Fred.k Douglass,? Washington D.C., to Mrs. John L. Clarke of Fall River, Massachusetts, November 14, 1880, 5 x 8 in., 3 pp., with envelope. A poignant letter to the widow of a close friend, Dr. John L. Clarke of Fall River, Massachusetts. His tone resonates with quiet philosophy on the question of life and death. ?There is sunshine as well as shadow in the valley of death although we are compelled to see it through fast flowing tears.? In full: ?Washington D.C. Nov. 14. 1880. Dear Friend, I know that words are tame, that sorrow is its own solace, that mourning is its own comforter, that the lesson of death is silence and resignation, and yet ever since I read the sad announcement of of [sic] the death of Dead Doctor Clarke, my heart has ached to tell you how deeply touched by that sad event I was and am. I have felt that one of the truest and best of my friends has departed. It is a consolidation that I saw him so recently. I shall not soon forget the q

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        The letters of Charles Dickens. Edited by his sister-in-law and his eldest daughter

      London: Chapman and Hall. "1880, 1882". "Vol. I stated second edition, ""fifth thousand,"" 3 volumes, 8vo; original maroon decorative cloth embossed in black and lettered in gilt; all three volumes recased with new endpapers; spines darkened, some moderate shelfwear; textblocks very good and sound. Vol. I inscribed and signed by the editors, Georgina Hogarth and Mary (Mamie) Dickens, to Mary Fanny Frith. Additional gift inscription from Frith dated 1910. Originally published as a 2-volume set, Vol. 3 was published two years later. See NCBEL III 826."

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        Zwei Gesamtansichten von Montreal vom Mount Royal aus gesehen mit dem St. Lorenz und, der Victoria Bridge im Hintergrund, im Vordergrund das (damalige) städtische Wasserreservoir. Orig.-Photos.

      Um 1880-85.. Je 18 x 22 cm. Albuminabzüge. Auf Kartons montiert. Jeweils verso von alter Hand bezeichnet. Sehr gute, frische Abzüge.. Beide Aufnahmen müssen von nahezu genau demselben Standort aus aufgenommen worden sein, jedoch zu verschiedenen Zeiten, da ein bei einer Aufnahme noch im Bau befindliches großes Gebäude auf dem zweiten Photo vollendet ist. (ältere Aufnahmen aus der Zeit zwischen 1865-75 zeigen hier noch zum Teil freie Flächen). William Notman begann als Daguerreotypist in seiner ursprünglichen Heimat Glasgow. 1856 wanderte er nach Canada aus und gründete ein Studio in Montreal, wo er kurz darauf zum offiziellen Photographen von Queen Victoria in Canada ernannt wurde. Er gehörte bald zu den führenden Photographen Canadas und insbesondere Quebecs. Seine drei Söhne William McFarlane jr., Charles und George wurden ebenfalls Photographen und arbeiteten ab 1870 im väterlichen Studio (bis Charles den Betrieb 1934 verkaufte). Notman und seine Söhne hinterließen ein immenses Werk mit Stadtansichten von Montreal u.a. kanadischer Städte, Landschaftsaufnahmen, Portraits berühmter Persönlichkeiten wie z.B. Buffalo Bill, Bildnisse von Trappern, Aufnahmen von Football-Matches, Schiffen und Eisenbahnen, der Caribou-Jagd, Vögeln etc. etc. Das Mc.Cord Museum of Canadian History in Montreal beherbergt das "Notman Photographical Archive" mit einem Bestand von über 450.000 Photographien und Glasnegativen aus dem 78jährigen Bestehens des Studios und seiner Dependancen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Les-art]
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        Etudes Geographiques

      Paris: Logerot & Gaultier, c., 1880. Geographical game, 30 blocks to make 6 maps, coloured engravings laid down on each face of the blocks, with a colour printed copy of each map contained in the original folding box, 240 x 285 mm., box expertly repaired, in fine condition. A fine geographical game, in which six regional maps of the world are applied to the faces of 30 wooden blocks, thus neatly presenting six challenging jigsaw puzzles in the one box. The maps include a chart of Oceania featuring Australia and a "Carte du Tonkin", or map of the French-occupied administrative region of northern Viet Nam.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        Original photograph of a nineteenth century French Cabinet of Natural History

      France: circa, 1880. Albumen print photograph, 17.5 x 23 cm., early manuscript note to the reverse, 'Cabinet de physique (côte gauche droit au fond)'; in excellent condition, a very small repair to the back in the upper corner causing insignificant discolouration. A very rare original albumen print photograph of a French cabinet of scientific and natural curiosities taken around 1880, with early manuscript note to the reverse, 'Cabinet de physique (côte droit au fond)'. Pride of place in one of the cabinets is given to a well-prepared specimen of a wallaby or small kangaroo and, even more remarkably, a platypus is also displayed on one of the high shelves near the corner. This is an exceptionally interesting image, and provides an uncommon opportunity to understand the selection and display of natural history specimens in a nineteenth-century setting. The variety of animals on display is particularly notable, with animals ranging from several big cats to a beaver. Numerous birds are displayed, and although many of the smaller birds are perhaps too indistinct to be firmly identified, there is certainly at least one penguin and several other well-known species can clearly be distinguished. The way in which the specimens are displayed, and particularly the fact that all of the glass doors are open and several pieces of laboratory equipment are casually arranged, strongly suggests that this is more than a simple snapshot. Unfortunately the author of the note on the back of the photograph has not specified the museum, which remains a tantalising mystery. It can be confidently asserted that it is the right wall of the room: the author originally wrote "gauche", but realising the error, has struck it out and added "droit". It may never be possible to discover the location of the collection, which is likely that of a natural history museum, perhaps attached to a university or teaching facility; having said that, it may even be the rooms of a dealer.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        India and Its Native Princes. Travels in Central India and in the Presidencies of Bombay and Bengal. Carefully Revised and Edited by Lieut.-Col. Buckle

      London: Virtue and Co n.d. [1880s], 1880. Small folio. With 317 illustrations and 6 maps. Elegantly bound in recent full burgundy oassis morocco leather with traditional raised bands, gilt titles and decoration to spine, marbled endpapers, original decorative board inset, top edge uncut. Some foxing, pages unopened, binding is fine. An attractive copy.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Kaiser Franz Josef I. Geschichte seines Lebens und seiner Regierung. Prachtausgabe.

      Teschen, Karl Prochaska, 1880. - Mit 6 ganzseitigen Chromo-Xylographien (Titel-illustration nach einem Entwurfe von F. Keller-Leuzinher sowie Porträttafeln von Kaiser Franz Josef I, Kaiserin Elisabeth, Kronprinz Rudolf, Erzherzogin Gisela und Erzherzogin Valerie), 20 ganzseitigen Tondruck-Bildtafeln (darunter zahlreiche Porträttafeln) sowie zahlreichen Text-Bildern. Inhalt: I. Capitel: Haus Oesterreich. II. Capitel: Jugendzeit (1830 - 1848). III. Capitel: Auf dem Throne (1848). IV. Capitel: Die neue Ordnung (1848 - 1854). V. Capitel: Frohe Stunden und trübe Zeiten (1854 - 1859). VI. Capitel: Per aspera ad astra (1859 - 1867). VII. Capitel: Friedensfeste (1867 - 1873). VIII. Capitel: Jubeltage (1873 - 1879). IX. Capitel: Silberne Hochzeit. de 4000 Sehr gutes, nahezu tadelloses Exemplar des royalen Prachtbandes; Seiten frisch und fleckenfrei. Zahlreiche weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). 268, VII S. Blauer Original-Ganzleinenband mit reichen Gold- und Schwarzprägungen des Buchrückens und Vorderdeckels (Motive u. a.: Habsburgisches Wappen mit Lothringischem Adler; Wiener Stadtsilhouette; Krone, Lanzen und Schwerter) sowie dreiseitigem Goldschnitt; goldfarben illustrierte Vorsätze. Format: 28 x 21 cm.

      [Bookseller: Das Konversations-Lexikon]
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        Honest Capable Men Wanted

      Rochester: James F Le Clare, ca. 1880 Edition Unknown. A very good copy with an occ. small puncture. folio,.A superb broadside advertising to employ men as sales agents for the Le Clare nursery in Rochester New York. The broadside is printed in a variety of bold type faces; white on black. It measures appx. 18 x 24 inches.

      [Bookseller: Palinurus Antiquarian Books ]
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        Die Berner Alpen.

      o.J. (um 1880. Farbige Lithographie. Bildformat: 172 x 65 cm.. Panorama.- Einige kleinere Schadstellen, leicht knitterfaltig, Faltspur in der Mitte. Nach einem Panorama von Bentely aus dem Jahrbuch der S.A.C. von H. Heubner.

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz]
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        The Print Collector An Introduction To The Knowledge Necessary For Forming A Collection Of Ancient PrintsÖWith An Appendix Containing Fieldingís Treatise On The Practice Of Engraving. Edited With Notes, An Account Of Contemporary Etching And Etchers, And A Bibliography Of Engraving, By Robert Hoe, Jr

      New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1880. First American and Best Edition (first published London: 1844) of this important work on print collecting and connoisseurship, edited by American businessman, producer of printing press equipment, and noted bibliophile, Robert Hoe, Jr. Newly added in this edition are T.H.Fieldingís Art of Engraving (originally published London: 1844), a short account by Hoe of some of the principal contemporary etchers and engravers, and a bibliography of engraving, also by Hoe (pp. [30]). 8vo. pp. viii, 309, [30]. 10 plates (1 colour). extra-illustrated with 75 woodcut, engraved, etched, aquatint, wood-engraved & lithographed plates (some colour; 1 double-page) from various sources, some mounted or inlaid. A fine copy in half morocco, gilt back, t.e.g

      [Bookseller: D & E Lake Ltd. (ABAC, ILAB)]
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