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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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        Panoramas des Alpes-Maritimes. Cannes Nice Menton, La Corniche

      1870 - 1880 circa - Pregevole album in 8° oblungo (cm. 27x44), piena percallina rossa con titolo in nero impresso. Contiene 12 fotografie all'albumina, ognuna di cm. 27,5x14, al margine inferiore di ognuna tit. editoriale a stampa. Vi sono vedute panoramiche di Cannes, Nice, Monaco, Menton. Abrasioni alle punte della leg. e lievissimi difetti del tempo ai piatti. Molto bello

      [Bookseller: TABERNA LIBRARIA - ALAI - ILAB]
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        Jungle Life in India ; Or The Journeys and Journals of an Indian Geologist [FIRST EDITION PUBLISHED 1880]

      Thos De La Rue & Co, U.K. 1880 - PLEASE EMAIL FOR SHIPPING RATES. xv, 720 pages, size 9 inches tall by 5.75 inches, with an index. Illustrated with a frontispiece, 12 plates and 11 vignettes in the text and a fold out map of 'Portions of Western Bengal and the Central Provinces'. Contents : Introduction And Preface; Chapter I. 1864-65. Southampton To Calcutta-Manbhum-Hazaribagh Chapter II.1865-66. Manbhum-Hazaribagh Chapter III.1866-67. Manbhum Chapter IV. 1867-68. Manbhum-Singhbhum Chapter V. 1868-69. Section I.-Singhbhum Section II.-First Visit To The Andaman And Nicobar Islands Chapter VI. 1869-70. Section I.-Birbhum-Rajmahal Hills-Bhagulpur Section II.-Mahendragiri In Ganjam Chapter VII. 1870-71. Western Chutia Nagpur-Hazaribagh-Lohardugga-Sirguja-Gangpur Chapter VIII. 1871-72. Sirguja Chapter IX. 1872-73. Section I.-Birbhum-Chutia Nagpur-Central Provinces Section II.-Second Visit To Andaman.And Nicobar Islands Chapter X. 1873-74. Section I.-Narbada Valley-Satpura Hills-Pachmari Section II.-Blluchistan And Afghanistan-Agra And Delhi Chapter XI. 1874-75. Singhbhum-Sambalpur-Orissa Chapter XII. 1875-76. Section I.-Orissa And Sambalpur Section II.-Naini Tal Chapterxiii. 1876-77. Section I.-Orissa-Sambalpur-Patna-Karial Section II.-Kalahundi-Jaipur In Vizagapatam-Bustar-Nowagurh-Raipur-Nagpur Chapter XIV. 1877-78. Lohardugga And Palamow Appendices. A.-Geological Formations B.-On The Forms And Geographical Distribution Of Stone Implements In India C.-On The Mammals And Birds Occurring In The Area Which Extends From The Ganges To The Godavari Rivers D. -On The Mammals And Birds Of The Andaman And Nicobar Islands E.-On Jungle Products Used As Articles Of Food In Chutia Nagpur F.-Classified Table Of Non-Aryan Races And Tribes Mentioned In This Volume G.-List Of Papers Published By The Author On Subjects Referred To In This Volume. Book - in Original Good Plus Bright gilt lettered, decorated and illustrated to front blind stamped to rear brown cloth covered boards. Boards - light marked/rubbing to corners and edges, tiny nick to edge of front board. Contents, replaced matching pale lemon coloured endpapers, previous owner's name stamped neatly to the top edge of the half title page, light marking to the title page, light browning to the page edges, otherwise clean and tightly bound. An ATTRACTIVE FIRST EDITION COPY OF THIS RARE AND INTERESTING BOOK. Email For Scans. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Travel & Places; Sport, Fishing, Hunting, Guns; Natural History & Resources. Inventory No: 003128. THIS BOOK IS HEAVIER THAN THE AVERAGE UPON WHICH CHARGES ARE BASED AND SO WILL INCUR AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE FOR SHIPPING TO ADDRESSES OUTSIDE THE U.K. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John T. & Pearl Lewis]
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        A pair of designs for a villa in Cannes.

      c. 1880 - Size: approx. 330 x 490 mm. Framed size: 530 x 675 mm. Very good condition. Watercolour (2). Ernest C. Sébille was an French architect and teacher at the Beaux Arts School in Marseille.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        AEGYPTEN IN BILD UND WORT DARGESTELLT VON UNSEREN ERSTEN KUENSTLERN.

      - Stuttgart & Leipzig, Eduard Hallberger, 1880. 30x40 cm. Ouvrage en 2 grands volumes très richement illustrés de 338 et 418 gravures. 387 et 432 pages. Papier non ébarbé. Reliures en demi-toile grise. Plats recouverts de papier illustré. Dos lisses ornés de bandes dorées. Nom de l'auteur, titre et tomaison en lettres dorées. Petites traces d'usage sur les plats, sinon ensemble solide. Papier bien frais !

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Le Cabinet d'Amateur]
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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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        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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        La Ilustración Venatoria. Periódico de caza y pesca, publicado bajo la dirección de José Gutiérrez de la Vega. [Años 1880, 1881, 1882 y 1883. EN 4 TOMOS muy bien encuadernados en holandesa].

      Madrid, Imprenta, Estereotipia y Galvanoplastia de Aribau / Sucesores de Rivadeneyra, 1880-81-82-83. - En 4 tomos de -28 x 39-. Año 1880: IV + 288 págs. Año 1881: IV + 192 págs. Año 1882: IV + 192 págs. Año 1883: IV + 192 págs. Ilustrados con 285 magníficos grabados en madera. Enc. en holandesa de época, lomo de piel. (Repasado página a página. Ejemplar completo y limpio. MAGNÍFICO EJEMPLAR.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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