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        A History of Our Own Times: From the Accession of Queen Victoria to the General Election of 1880.

      Chatto & Windus, Piccadilly 1880 - ½ Calf. Very Good/No Jacket as Published. (1st). 4to. A beautifully bound 4 volume set. Brown calf with marblized boards and end papers. By Justin McCarthy, published by Chatto & Windus, Piccadilly, L ondon. From the aaccession of Queen Vicoria to the General election of 1880 (very rare). Write or call for postage. Must be insurred. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Muse Book Shop]
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        ANNUAL MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TO THE TWO HOUSES OF CONGRESS AT THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE THIRD SESSION OF THE FORTY-SIXTH CONGRESS

      Washington: Government Printing Office, 1880. First Edition. Wraps. Inscription a little light, but very clear. There is a vertical crease down the center of the pamphlet. Very Good. Printed green-gray wraps; 34 pages. SIGNED on the top margin of the front cover "With my Compliments/R. B. Hayes" by the President. Hayes covers much ground in this address beginning with the statement: "Continued opposition to the full and free enjoyment of the rights of citizenship, conferred upon the colored people by the recent amendments to the Constitution, still prevails in several of the late slaveholding States.... It is the desire of the good people of the whole country that sectionalism as a factor in our politics should disappear." Hayes also proposes reforming the civil service to eliminate corruption and expresses his wish to eradicate the evils of Mormon polygamy in Utah. He discusses foreign relations at some length and concludes with recommendations specific to Washington including its water supply, railroad depots, and the completion of the Washington Monument. Hayes is quite uncommon in signed books and pamphlets and when found are usually examples from his library rather than his own work.

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        Garfield 20-word ANS tipped in! Garfield?s copy of an 1880 history book which he may have used as he wrote his Inaugural Address, underlining paragraphs relating to Lincoln?s election, slavery, the Civil War, and States Rights ? includes text of the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution

      ?New School History of the United States of America? by Blackburn and McDonald. 529pp, 4.75? x 7.5?. Baltimore: Wm. J.C. Dulany & Co., 1880. Most of spine chipped but gilt lettering is mostly untouched. Slight tears at hinges. Modern reinforcement of spine. Stamped in purple on the front free-endpaper and title page ?J.A. Garfield / OCT 6 1880.? Garfield was elected President on Nov. 2, 1880.The U.S. Constitution, including Reconstruction Amendments 13, 14, and 15, and the Declaration of Independence are on pages 501-522 followed by a table of the Presidents up to Hayes.Tipped in on the flyleaf preceding the title page is an Autograph Note Signed ?J A Garfield / Washington D.C. / Dec 4, 79,? 3? x 5.25?. In full, ?Will the Commissioner of Pensions be able to tell me from this additional information the condition of my correspondents claim.?On the inside back cover, Garfield has written ?391-394 5 7 400? in pencil. ?Chapter XXXII / First Year of th

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        Set of Children's Blocks

      circa, France 1880 - 24 timber blocks, chromolithgraphed with five3 paper guides, some a little creased; original box. French children's alphabet blocks with a Kangourou. A remarkably complete set for such an early and obviously well-used and enjoyed children's game.

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        The Illustrated Book of Canaries and Cage-Birds British and Foreign

      London, Paris and Melbourne: Cassell and Company Limited A very good copy with 56 fine colour lithograph illustrations in new half leather binding with marbled boards. A comprehensive work covering a wide range of birds, including parrots and birds not normally thought of as cage-birds - eg jackdaws, starlings. With numerous black and white illustrations in the text. The colour plates, produced by Vincent Brooks, are particularly fine. Undated (as usual) but probably mid 1880's. The binding is in fine condition with gilt compartments and titles to the spine and marbled boards. The endpapers are new. There is an ink signature of F R Kelley to the top of the title page. There is some foxing to the reverse of the frontispiece and a little to the title page. Otherwise the contents are very clean with only the occasional light mark or spot. A lovely copy.

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        SUFFOLK DEEDS, LIBER 1 - 14 (FOURTEEN VOLUMES)

      Boston: Rockwell and Churchill. Good+. 1880-1906. Hardcover. Tenth of February,1879 a petition was presented to the Board of Aldermen of the city of Boston, County of Suffolk. Attention was called to the worn, mutilated and illegible condition of Record of Deeds. April 13th 1880, first volume of Suffolk Deeds was printed, indexed and distributed . Mr. William Blake Trask an eminent investigator of local history copied the book by hand, carefully compared it with the original prior to print. Clean black cloth with gilt lettering on spine Condition range from G to G+, one VG, mild cover wear to spine ends, mended internal hinges Oxidized spine gilt.. Text tight and clean. Vol. 1 rebound. Publishing years for the 14 volumes; 1880, 1883, 1885, 1888, 1890, 1892, 1894, 1896, 1897, 1899, 1900, 1902, 1903 and 1906 . New England; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        MEDICINA HOMEOPATICA DOMESTICA

      Andrés Graupera, Editor. Imprenta de Luis Tasso. - Mataró. 1880. Holandesa. 2VOL: 419Pág+302Pág. 22X15. Magnífica Obra de uno de los pioneros en Homeopatía, Joseph Hippolyte Pulte. Ref 16 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die römische Campagna mit der Via Appia.

      1880. Öl über schwarzer Feder, auf Malpappe, rechts unten bezeichnet, datiert und signiert "Via Appia 23 April 1880 HThom(a)". 34,8:53,5 cm. Mit kleinen Retuschen. Provenienz: Sammlung Simon Ravenstein, Frankfurt a.M. Literatur: H. Thode, Thoma. Des Meisters Gemälde, Stuttgart/Leipzig, DVA, 1909, Abb. S. 156 unten.. In Begleitung seiner Frau Cella Thoma (1858-1901) und im Auftrag seines Sammlers und Förderers Charles Minoprio aus Liverpool, einem gebürtigen Frankfurter und wichtigster Mäzen Thomas in dieser Zeit, brach Thoma im März 1880 zu seiner zweiten Italienreise auf. Minoprio, der 1879 sein erstes Landschaftsbild von Thoma erworben hatte, hatte für sich und seine Freunde bei Thoma ca. zehn italienische Motive in Auftrag gegeben. Thoma begann nach Lehren als Lithograph und Anstreicher in Basel sowie als Uhrenschildmaler in Furtwangen, die er nicht beendete, autodidaktische Mal- und Zeichenstudien. 1859 studierte er an der Karlsruher Kunstakademie bei Ludwig Des Coudres (1820-1878) und Johann Wilhelm Schirmer (1807-1863). 1868 reiste er nach Aufenthalten in Basel und Düsseldorf mit Otto Scholderer (1834-1902) nach Paris. 1870-1877 lebte er in München, wo er mit dem Leibl-Kreis verkehrte. Sein erster Aufenthalt in Italien war 1874, ein zweiter 1880. 1876 zog er nach Frankfurt am Main. Nach sehr zögerlich einsetzendem Erfolg - seinen ersten größeren Auftrag hatte er 1882, 1890 seine erste erfolgreiche Sonderausstellung in München - führte seine steigende Bekanntheit 1898 zur Professur an der Karlsruher Kunstakademie und 1899 zum Direktorat der dortigen Kunsthalle.

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        FACTS ABOUT PORT AND MADEIRA, with Notices of the Wines Vintaged around Lisbon, and the Wines of Tenerife.

      London, Ward, Lock, and Co., 1880.FIRST EDITION 1880, 8vo, 180 x 120 mm, 7 x 4¾ inches, engraved frontispiece and 39 engraved plates, plus 60 mostly half page illustrations in the text chiefly from sketches by Ernest A. Vizetelly, pages: (xii), 13 - 211, 11 pages of adverts at front and 14 at rear including endpapers, bound in publisher's dark blue fine ribbed, black decorated cloth, bevelled edges to covers, gilt illustration and lettering to upper cover, gilt decoration and lettering to spine. A touch of rubbing to head and tail of spine and corners, tiny blind stamp in top corner of title page, very small stain on page 211, no loss of legibility (probably printer's error), otherwise a near Fine clean tight copy. The author was Wine Juror for Great Britain at the Vienna Exhibition of 1873 and in 1877 he visited Portugal, Madeira and Tenerife. In this work he also describes wines from the vicinity of Lisbon. Gabler, Wine into Words, page 291, G40300: The author "sets out the history (of port) and the way in which it was made and provides vivid descriptions of the region and the people". MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        PASSAGES FROM THE PROSE WRITINGS OF MATTHEW ARNOLD.

      London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1880. - Original cloth. Clipped biographical notice pasted to front endsheets, cloth a little worn at edges, some foxing early and late, otherwise a good copy. First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front blank "To William Smith Esq. with thanks & kind regards from Matthew Arnold Octr. 1884.'' The recipient was probably Dr. (later Sir) William Smith (1813-93), editor of the QUARTERLY REVIEW. A selection made by Arnold of his prose writings on literature, politics, society, philosophy and religion. TINKER 180.

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        Transparente Himmels-Karte. (Mit dem:) Führer beim Gebrauch der Transparenten Himmelskarte

      Stuttgart, Nitzschke (1880).. Mit 1 großen lithographierten Himmelskarte (in 4 Segmenten; 60 x 51 cm) und Textheft, 16 S., zusammen lose in Illustr. OHLwd.-Mappe. 31 x 26 cm. Tooley, Mapmakers I, 185; Vgl. Houzeau/L. 8404 (belg. Ausgabe von 1860). - Tadellos erhaltene Himmelskarte, in die die Sternbilder des nördlichen Himmels eingestanzt und mit farbigem Transparentpapier hinterlegt wurden. Im äußeren Kreis sind jeweils die Monate und die Tierkreiszeichen bezeichnet. Vollständig mit dem Textheft.

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        The Mystery of Belgrave Square... With...£40,000 or The Mystery of The Rungapore, Two Women or One, The Fatal Lillies

      Various, London, Warne etc. c. 1880's, 1880. 8vo. Bound in contemporary half brown morocco over marbled boards. Some rubbing, scuffing and edgewear but strong and solid. A very good copy. Front inner hinge starting, some minor soiling to prelims, internally clean. A rather bizarre yet fascinating collection of late nineteenth century mystery stories, published in what appears to be yellowback or cheap 'railway' format these tales have been collected together with their ads ('Jewsbury and Brown's Oriental Toothpaste!') and placed in one binding by the collector. An unusual survival. 2

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        Dairy Farming: Being the Theory, Practice, and Methods of Dairying.

      London. Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co 1880 - Sheldon, J.P. Dairy Farming: Being the Theory, Practice, and Methods of Dairying. London. Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co. No date. Ca. 1880. 1st Edition. 4to. Contemporary Half leather, 4 raised bands with gilt decoration, gilt titles to spine. All edges marble to the same colour and design of endpapers. PP570, 25 full page chromolithograph plates, many tissue guarded, 382 black and white illustrations within text. The Geological map listed as facing page 99 faces page 90, all others as listed. Binding a little rubbed at edges. Neat ownership inscription of Gordon Bennett on front free endpaper. Some light foxing to prelims, otherwise in excellent order throughout. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Cassell's Popular Natural History

      London: Cassell, Petter, Galpin, circa, 1880. Four volumes in two, large octavo; a good copy in contemporary half green morocco. This is a beautifully, if somewhat romantically, illustrated overview of the animal kingdom, using an idiosyncratic taxonomical system. The coloured plates include Adam naming the animals, a pastoral scene overflowing with rabbits and hares and a boudoir scene redolent of angora cats. Pictures of battling animals abound, interspersed with engravings of dissected creatures and skeletons used for comparative purposes - including the head of a chimpanzee compared to the regal bust of a Greek philosopher! This "everyman encyclopedia" also includes a section on Australian animals.

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        The comic history of England, The comic history of Rome.

      Illustrated by John Leech. London: Bradbury, Agnew, & co. Ld.c 1880. 3 vols:4to.30 hand coloured plates plus illustrations in the text.432-416-418pp. 2 vols. The comic history of England, 1 vol. The comic history of Rome.

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        Buntes Marktreiben an der Rialtobrücke in Venedig um 1880.

      um 1880. Bleistift, auf Velin, rechts unten signiert "P. Burmeister". 23,6:28,7 cm. Leicht angestaubt und fleckig sowie mit schwachen Eckknickspuren.. Burmeister studierte bei dem Historienmaler J. Schrader an der Berliner Akademie und war bekannt für seiner minutiös gemalten Genrebilder, die er besonders gerne im Stil des Rokoko schuf.

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        THE GREAT NAVIGATORS OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY. Celebrated Travels and Travellers.

      London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1880.FIRST LONDON EDITION 1880, translated from the French, thick 8vo, approximately 215 x 135 x 55 mm, 8½ x 5¼ x 2¼ inches, rust brown morocco grain cloth, gilt globe and lettering to upper cover plus black nautical instruments, 4 flags and decorated border, gilt lettering and black illustration to spine, black endpapers, pages: xvi, 409, (3). - Frontispiece and 96 black and white plates, mainly by L. Benett, P. Philippoteaux, and Matthis, shipwreck vignette on title page, some facsimiles of 'Ancient Drawings', plus 20 maps by Matthis and Morieu, the Map of the Eastern Hemisphere which should be at page 36, has been placed by the binder opposite the matching map of the Western Hemisphere at page 385 effectively forming a double page map of the world. Book leaning very slightly, slightest rub to head and tail of spine and to upper corner of upper cover, neat name stamped on half - title, tissue guard to frontispiece foxed with pale offsetting on title page, slight foxing to prelims and final advert leaf, a very occasional fox spot to text pages. A very good bright, tight clean copy. This was the second volume in a trilogy describing celebrated travels and travellers. Taves & Michaluk VO67; Myers, page 27. The imprint of our edition does not mention New York or Scribner which seems to indicate an early issue. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Erdglobus von Ernst Schotte & Co um 1880

      1880.. Globus, Landkarte. Erdglobus von Ernst Schotte & Co Berlin um 1880, "DIE ERDKUGEL / nach den neuesten u. besten Quellen bearbeitet. / BERLIN / Ernst Schotte & Co / Lith. Anst. v. C. Korbgeweit, Berlin.", Pappkugel mit 12 lithographierten, kolorierten Papiersegmenten,Vollkreismeridianring mit Gradeinteilung aus Messing, teils gedrechselter, ebonisierter Dreifuß aus Holz, Horizontring aus Zinkblech wird von Messinghalbbogen gehalten, Papierauflage beschädigt; die Kugel mit kleinen Beschädigungen, in sehr schönem Blau. Kugeldm. ca. 31 cm, Höhe ca. 63 cm. Berlin hatte sich in der zweiten Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts zu einem Zentrum der Globenherstellung entwickelt. Zu den wichtigsten Firmen gehörte Ernst Schotte, gegründet 1855. Um 1900 wurden Globen in 13 Größen angeboten, erhältlich in 14 Sprachen. A c. 1880 Ernst Schotte & Co Berlin terrestrial Globe "DIE ERDKUGEL / nach den neuesten u. besten Quellen bearbeitet, / BERLIN / Ernst Schotte & Co. / Lith. Anst. v. C. Korbgeweit, Berlin.", paper/cardboard sphere with twelve lithographed colored paper gores, brass full meridian ring with graduation, partly turne black wood tripod with zinc horizon (damages to the paper), the globe with small damages. Diameter c. 31 cm, height c. 63 cm. The firm of Ernst Schotte was of great importance in the production of globes in Berlin in the second half of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth. At the end of the 1870s, this firm made terrestrial globes in nine different sizes, from a 'dolls globe' 1in (2,5 cm) in diameter to a school globe 19in (48 cm) in diameter, along with four sizes of celestial globes.

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        The Begum's Fortune

      Sampson Low, London 1880 - Attractive looking first U.K. edition. A.E.G. 32 pages of ads in the back dated April 1879. Pictorial cover and spine in gilt and black . There are problems. One signature is completely loose and laid in and the spine of the book is broken - seperated where you can see the cloth of the spine. The cloth of the spine is not ripped and continues to hold the book together. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reminiscences of Rev. Wm. Ellery Channing, D.D.

      Roberts Brothers, Boston 1880 - First Edition. 8vo; vi, 459pp; including index; original green gilt- stamped cloth, top & bottom of spine rubbed, some very small chips, outer hinges rubbed with a few small holes, brown coated endpapers a bit chipped, 2 x 1" piece missing from top right corner of front flyleaf, about very good.Elizabeth Palmer Peabody admired William Ellery Channing (1780-1842) after hearing him preach in Salem as early as 1823. She became intimately acquainted with him when his daughter Mary entered her Brookline school. From that time on, through the 1830's, Channing introduced her to the world of the future Transcendentalists. She, in turn, served as Channing as editorial assistant, preparing his sermons for printing, and thereby expanding the impact Channing had on the development of American Unitarianism and Transcendentalism. Channing was an independent thinker who was highly influential upon liberal religion, American literature, the anti-slavery cause, and Transcendentalism. NAW calls Peabody's REMINISCENCES OF WILLIAM ELLERY CHANNING "a work of rare charm as well as a key document in New England Intellectual history." A number of letters from Channing to Peabody are given, as well as conversations between the two of them and between Channing and other liberal theologians and important literary authors. NAW III, pp. 32-34. Myerson, Ed. DLB. THE AMERICAN RENAISSANCE IN NEW ENGLAND, pp. 152-156. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Photographic Carte de visite portrait of T.H. Huxley

      London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, circa, 1880. Carte de visite measuring 94 x 60 mm, blank margins neatly trimmed (no loss of image) else fine. Veteran of the Rattlesnake, friend of Darwin. Engaging carte de visite of Professor Thomas Huxley, one of the pre-eminent naturalists of Victorian England who championed the evolutionary theory propounded by Charles Darwin throughout his professional career. Huxley is also an important figure in Australian natural history as he accompanied the government biologist John Macgillivray aboard the Rattlesnake scientific survey of 1846-50. This expedition, under the command of Captain Owen Stanley, travelled north along the coast of north Queensland and through the Barrier Reef before exploring coastal New Guinea and the Louisiade archipelago. During his time in Australian waters Huxley speculated on concepts related to biology and evolution, so much so that he became a stauch advocate and defender of Darwin upon returning to Britain.

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        Oceania.

      1880 - Spain, Astort Hernandos, c.1880. Wood engraving, printed in colours. 285 x 400mm, set in a page with a coloured wood engraved scene, 175 x 680mm. Overall size: 610 x 845 mm Map of the South Pacific, with the colonies of each country marked. The other illustration, engraved by Otto Neussel, is a allegorical scene of various islanders approaching a very western-style sea-god lounging on a sea-monster.

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        The Book of Household Management

      London: Ward, Lock & Co., 1880. Thick octavo, engraved and chromolithographic plates, numerous vignettes throughout; mild foxing, rebacked retaining portion of the original spine panel; a very good copy. With the appendix for recipes using Australian Meats. The great nineteenth-century encyclopaedia of cookery and domestic management, with new Australian content. This edition includes an interesting appendix prepared for the English housewife on the preparation of tinned and preserved meats imported from Australia (pages 1169-1174). Beeton believes them to be 'wholesome and cheap', and rails against the prejudice with which they first experienced in England: 'Cooks, as a rule, were rather inclines to snub the alien thrown into their midst; and servants generally were angry with appearance on their meals tables as their food. But happily this prejudice against a really, good, useful, economical food is dying - I may add, has died completely away.' These introductory comments are followed by 13 dishes for Australian meats, including a haricot and an 'Australian meat pie.'.

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        The Book of Household Management?

      Ward, Lock & Co., London 1880 - Thick octavo, engraved and chromolithographic plates, numerous vignettes throughout; mild foxing, rebacked retaining portion of the original spine panel; a very good copy. With the appendix for recipes using Australian Meats. The great nineteenth-century encyclopaedia of cookery and domestic management, with new Australian content. This edition includes an interesting appendix prepared for the English housewife on the preparation of tinned and preserved meats imported from Australia (pages 1169-1174). Beeton believes them to be 'wholesome and cheap', and rails against the prejudice with which they first experienced in England: 'Cooks, as a rule, were rather inclines to snub the alien thrown into their midst; and servants generally were angry with appearance on their meals tables as their food. But happily this prejudice against a really, good, useful, economical food is dying - I may add, has died completely away.' These introductory comments are followed by 13 dishes for Australian meats, including a haricot and an 'Australian meat pie.'.

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        The ABC of Animals

      New York: McLoughlin Bros., circa, 1880. Large octavo; six fully chromolithographed leaves; some scattered foxing, but the colour leaves fresh and bright, original colour pictorial wrappers, chipped at spine. Wonderfully entertaining nineteenth-century American alphabet book. Each letter is represented by an animal, and each is illustrated in vibrant colour and rendered into rhyme, thus: K is a Kangaroo hopping along; L stands for Lions, loud-roaring and strong. The final two leaves are a triumph of verse-making: 26 lines of perfectly metered verse consisting purely of animals, thus: Ibex, Rhinoceros, Owl, Kangaroo, Jackal, Opossum, Toad, Cockatoo.

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        Autograph letter signed to "Hamilton," mentioning Charles Darwin

      1880. <p>"Mr. Darwin Will Subscribe . . ."</p><p>Lubbock, John (1834-1914). Autograph letter signed to "Hamilton," mentioning Charles Darwin (1809-82). 2pp. High Elm, 21 February 1880. 180 x 113 mm. Light soiling along folds but very good.</p><p>From British scientist and banker John Lubbock, who made his name in scientific circles as a Darwinian anthropologist and archeologist. He is best remembered for having introduced the terms "Paleolithic" and "Neolithic" to describe the Old and New Stone Ages; these terms first appeared in his Pre-Historic Times (1865), the most influential archeological text of the nineteenth century. Lubbock was a close friend and neighbor of Darwin, having first met Darwin while still a child; he leased and then sold to Darwin the land on which Darwin made his famous "Sand Walk." In this brief letter Lubbock states that "Mr. Darwin will subscribe to the [West Kent] election funds" ("West Kent" added in red ink in another hand) and asks that "Mr. Charlton" forward the relevant papers.</p>

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        The Power of Movement in Plants

      London: John Murray,, 1880. Octavo. Uncut and unopened in original green cloth, blind-panelled covers, spine gilt with imprint at foot, brown endpapers. Illustrated with 196 text woodcuts. A near fine copy, the cloth bright and fresh. Rare in this condition. First edition, first issue, with 32pp inserted adverts dated May 1878 and with two lines of errata at the foot of page x. "This was an extension of the work on climbing plants to show that the same mechanisms hold good for flowering plants in general" (Freeman).

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        HISTORIA DEL PEINADO

      . Zustand: Muy Bien Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Barcelona. 1880. Pasta espanola. 79Pag+27Pag+184Pag+2h+120 bellas Laminas(dos de ellas facsimiladas), laminas 56 esta canviada de sitio. Obra utilisima a los pintores,actores y peluqueros del teatro. Ilustrada con numerosas laminas que representan peinados y tocados de dististas epocas, copiados de monumentos, codices, tablas y grabados. Dibujadas por Edulado Canibell. La obra esta dividida en: Historia del peinado,guia del peluquero, arte del peinado, la perfumeria moderna. Dificilisima en comercio, una gran Obra. Ref-9.1 Biblioteca A.

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        PASSAGES FROM THE PROSE WRITINGS OF MATTHEW ARNOLD

      London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1880.. Original cloth. Clipped biographical notice pasted to front endsheets, cloth a little worn at edges, some foxing early and late, otherwise a good copy. First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front blank "To William Smith Esq. with thanks & kind regards from Matthew Arnold Octr. 1884.'' The recipient was probably Dr. (later Sir) William Smith (1813-93), editor of the QUARTERLY REVIEW. A selection made by Arnold of his prose writings on literature, politics, society, philosophy and religion. TINKER 180.

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        Konvolut aus 35 monochrome Albumenabzügen des Osmanischen Reiches. [Beinhaltet folgende Bilder mit den Bildnummern:] 413 - Damas: Minaret de l'ouest Syrie. 784 - Damas: Grande mosquée et vue générale de Damas. 431 - Damas: Intérieur de la maison Stambouli. 432 - Damas: Cour de la maison Stambouli. 435 - Damas: Intérieur de cour de maison. 436 - Damas: Intérieur de la maison Chamahayah. 433 - Damas: Intérieur de maison, consul anglais Syrie. 434 - Damas: Intérieur de maison, consul anglais Syrie. 796 - Damas: Cour de la maison Chamieh. 798 - Damas: Cour de la maison Abdallah-Pacha. 799 - Damas: Intérieur de la maison Abdallah-Pacha. 286 - [Palästina] Tombeau d'Elie (Sebil Kait-Bey). 1192 - Jerusalem: Mosquee d'Omar. 1199 - Jerusalem: Mosquee

      o. O., 1880 - o. O., o. J. [zwischen 1880 - 1890]. Zangani: Bildnummern 1192 und 1199. G. Berggren: 129, 172, 108 und 113. Abdullah Fréres: 775. Sebah & Joailler: 895, 282, 143, 121 und 215. Alle anderen Photographien sind von Bonfils. [Masse ca. 20,5 x 26,5 cm und ca. 22 x 28 cm der Albumenabzüge]. Die Bezeichnungen sind größenteils in französischer Sprache, einige auch in Englisch. - Kl. Eckabrisse an den Kartons (ca. 3), angestaubt, leichte Gbrsp. - Aussagekräftige Abzüge aus dem Osmanischen Reich zwischen Damaskus und Istanbul. Vorwiegend werden historische Monumente auf dem Boden der historischen Türkei, besonders Monumente aus der Blütezeit der Osmanen. Orte wie Baalbek, Damaskus, Jerusalem, Konya und Istanbul. Schöner Querschnitt archäologischer Sehenswürdigkeiten, aufgenommen zwischen 1880 - 1890. Selten in dieser Zusammenstellung aus der Hochzeit europäischer Ausgrabungstätigkeit. Deutsch

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        Views of South Africa.

      c 1880 - Landscape album (26 x 19cm), 31 Albumen photographs (typical size 19 x 14cm. approx) many with printed caption beneath image, foxing to card, prints generally clean, fair tonal range, contemporary half morocco, rebacked, titled in gilt to upper cover. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Origin of the Species by Means of Natural Selection

      John Murray, 1880. Sixth edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dustjacket. 1880. Sixth edition. 458 pages. No dust jacket. Green clot boards, gilt to spine. Bright copy - yellowed to fore-edge and feps, with occasional light foxing in places, but otherwise clean and uninscribed. The feps are beginning to separate from the binding and hinges are cracked but both are still secure. Boards are rubbed with small bumps to the corners and spine ends, and both sunning and shelf-wear are present. The spine is tanned but not cocked with the gilt titling still bright, and the volume remains firmly bound.

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        POLLOCK'S CHARACTERS & SCENES in THE BLIND BOY. With booklet.

      London, B. Pollock, 73 Hoxton Street, Hoxton, circa 1880.Circa 1880, approximately 170 x 207 mm, 6 7 / 10 x 8½ inches, 17 hand coloured sheets as required: 7 plates of characters, 5 plates of scenes, 1 sky plate, and 4 wings, plus original booklet with play and stage directions: 160 x 100 mm, 6 3 / 10 x 4 inches, pale grey printed wrappers, list of 27 plays on lower cover, adverts on inside of covers, 16 pages of text for play. First 2 plates of characters slightly foxed, an odd fox spot to 1 or 2 margins on some of the other sheets, booklet partly split on spine and with a few minute chips on spine. A very good plus complete set of sheets and with rare booklet. The play by James Kenney was first performed in 1807 at Covent Garden and juvenile drama versions of it were issued by West (1817), Hodgson, Straker and others before Pollock acquired his business from Redington in 1876. See Speaight, Appendice B. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        POLLOCK'S CHARACTERS & SCENES in THE SILVER PALACE or The Golden Poppy. With booklet.

      London, B. Pollock, 73 Hoxton Street, Hoxton, circa 1880.Circa 1880, approximately 175 x 216 mm, 6¾ x 8½ inches, 12 hand coloured sheets as required: 6 plates of characters, 4 plates of scenes, 1 top drop and 1 wing, plus original booklet with play and stage directions: 165 x 102 mm, 6½ x 4 inches, no wrappers called for, 16 pages of text including covers. A few faint pink or blue smudges to white background on 8 plates, tiny piece missing from top left corner of first character plate, nowhere near image, booklet almost fine except showing sign on lower cover next to spine that once pasted in an album. A very good plus complete set (with correct Wing No. 24), with rare booklet. The play, termed a masque by Speaight, was by G. Almar and first performed in 1834 at Sadler's Wells. Juvenile drama versions of it were issued by Dyer, Skelt, Green and Redington before Pollock acquired his business from Redington in 1876. See Speaight, Appendice B. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Het Nieuw Arlequinspel - Le nouveau jeu d'Arlequin (woodcut/print)

      Turnhout, P.J. Brepols (ca. 1880) - This is a colour-printed woodcut; with the large figure of a Joker with a sack with a handle to catch the number 7 and the numbers 2 to 12 in big round circles hanging on a leaf above and at both sides; with explanatory text in Dutch and French underneath printed in 2 columns; text at top: HET NIEUW ARLEQUINSPEL.(N. 52).LE NOUVEAU JEU D'ARLEQUIN"; size: 11-1/2 x 14-1/4in (31,5x38,5cm); this is apparently a "later variant of the popular board-game "catchpenny print" produced by the firm of Brepols at Turnhout, it stems from the later period of the firm's activity, when producion was mechanized."; printed on a thin paper; (De Meyer p. 85, and Brepols Cat. B 2, 52); it was once folded but hardly can be seen front the front; a few very tiny nicks to edges, a few very tiny dots on paper, otherwise in almost VERY GOOD COND.

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        Zofingen. - Wappentafel der gegenwärtigen bürgerlichen Geschlechter der Stadt Zofingen (aus 9 Teilen zusammengesetzt und aufgezogen).

      Lips, lith Bern. Hrsg. & Verleger G. Schauenberg-Ott Zofingen, o.J. um 1880,. 48.3 x 63.5 cm. Einzelblatt. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        THE SPEAKING PICTURE BOOK. A New Picture Book with Characteristical Voices.

      (London, H. Grevel & Co.) made in Germany circa 1880.FIRST OR EARLY EDITION circa 1880, edition not stated, 320 x 235 x 55 mm, 12½ x 9¼ x 2¼ inches, original publisher's red cloth with patterned black border to upper cover, in blind on lower cover, almost full size colour plate mounted on upper cover (Mother showing this book to 2 children and a toddler on her lap, a Struwwelpeter book and toys on the floor, a poem describing the book in a cream panel on the right), spine with embossed decoration, no label or lettering, the 3 sides are gilded, the top and bottom sides are carved with 3 leaf shapes, protruding on the fore - edge are 9 tiny ivory knobs to pull in order to produce the animal noises: Cock, Donkey, Lamb, Birds, Cow, Cuckoo, Goat, Children x 2. Inside upper cover is a prose description of the book on a large yellow panel, title page printed on larger yellow panel within ornate narrow border with small squares at corners containing a fierce looking horned male head, "Made in Germany" at foot. 8 full page chromolithograph illustrations, the first backing onto title page, each faces a page of text in verse on a large yellow panel, each illustration with an oval yellow border, plus a decorated rectangular frame and a further grey border. Cloth very faded on upper cover and spine, plate on upper cover darkened and print of poem faded, tiny water spot on lower cover, head and tail of spine slightly worn, 10 mm (½") split at bottom of lower hinge, small bump to top corner of lower cover, 1 ivory knob missing and replaced with a similar shaped tiny metal knob, the ivory knobs grubby looking, the first sound a little weak, some light fingermarks to margins, page edges lightly browned, no inscriptions. A good copy. The Speaking Picture Book was originally produced in Nuremberg, Germany, by publisher Theodore Brand, the book?s inventor. Brand obtained a German patent for the book in 1878, and a British patent followed a year later. In addition to the German edition, English, French and Spanish translations were published. Haining, Movable Books, page 136. MORE MAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST. A heavy book which may require extra postage.

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        Der deutsch-französische Krieg 1870-1871, redigiert vom Generalstabe Karten I, II (Verzeichnis der zum ersten Theil gehörigen Skizzen, Pläne und Übersichtskarten)

      Berlin, E. S. Mittler & Sohn, 1880.. 1. Auflage Sondereinband. Gemäß Inhaltsverzeichnis sind alle Pläne, Skizzen und Karten in der Mappe enthalten. Der größte Teil der Faltblätter ist in einem altersmäßig durchweg mindestens guten bis eher hin zu sehr gutem Zustand. An den Rändern eher leicht berieben. Die Mappe ist in eher befriedigendem Zustand. Beschriftung der Faltblätter: Die Deutschen und Französischen Armeen am 31sten Juli 1870 / Treffen bei Weißenburg / Schlacht bei Wörth / Schlacht bei Spicheren, u.a. Insgesamt 24 Faltblätter Rik241151

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        La télescopie électronique basée sur l&#39;emploi du sélénium. Presentation copy

      Porto: A. J. da Silva, 1880. Porto: A. J. da Silva, 1880. <p>First Separate Publication on Television: Presentation Copy</p><p>Paiva, Adriano de (1847-1907). La télescopie électrique basée sur l&#39;emploi du sélénium. 48pp. Porto: Antonio José da Silva, 1880. 232 x 157 mm. Original printed wrappers, small chip at foot of spine; boxed. Very minor creasing, but fine otherwise. Presentation copy, inscribed "Hommage de l&#39;auteur" on the half-title. Stamps of the Franklin Institute Memorial Library on the front wrapper, half-title and p. 19, commemorating the Institute&#39;s 1884 International Electrical Exhibition; F. I. Library reference stamp on the verso of the front wrapper.</p><p>First Edition. The first separate publication on television. Rare--OCLC cites only three copies in the United States (Burndy Library, Library of Congress, California State Library), and the Karlsruhe database shows two copies in Portugal, one copy in Italy and one in France.</p><p>Paiva, a professor of chemistry and physics at the Polytechnic Academy at Porto (Portugal), became interested in the possibility of transmitting visual images by wire after the demonstration of Alexander Graham Bell&#39;s telephone in Lisbon in November 1877, and after reading L. Figuier&#39;s report, published in L&#39;Année Scientifique et Industrielle (June 1877, but read by Paiva after November 1877), of the "telectroscope," an instrument supposedly invented by Bell for the purpose of visual transmission. In February 1878 Paiva submitted a paper on a proposed telectroscope to the Portuguese journal O Instituto; the paper appeared in the March issue. Paiva&#39;s paper described an apparatus similar to that reported by Figuier, but was the first to suggest "televising" images by means of a selenium-covered plate, which would make use of selenium&#39;s peculiar electrical sensitivity to light (discovered in 1873 by Willoughby Smith) to convert light from images into electricity:</p><p>The experiments we intended to make, and which we shall still attempt to realize, consisted in the employment of selenium as the sensitive plate of the camera of the telectroscope. This body possesses the remarkable property, recently discovered, of,-when interposed in an electric circuit which passes through a galvanometer,-making the needle of the latter deviate sensibly whenever a luminous ray incides on the selenium, and this deviation varies with the color of the light (p. 47).</p><p>According to Lange&#39;s Histoire de la télévision (internet reference), Paiva&#39;s 1878 paper represents "la première formulation théorique de la possibilité d&#39;utiliser le sélénium pour transmettre les images à distances" [the first theoretical formulation of the possibility of using selenium to transmit images at a distance]. In October 1879 Paiva published a paper in Commercio da Portuguez in which he presented another plan for a telectroscope, in which a selenium plate would be scanned by a metal point. As far as is known, Paiva never attempted to test his ideas experimentally.</p><p>In 1880, in the interests of establishing priority, Paiva published La téléscopie électrique, which included reprints of his 1878 and 1879 papers (in both Portuguese and French), several articles on the telectroscope reprinted from scientific journals and newspapers, and an English translation of Paiva&#39;s 1878 paper made by his student William Macdonald Smith. This small pamphlet represents not only the first separate publication of Paiva&#39;s papers, but their first appearance in languages well known in the wider scientific community. This copy of La téléscopie électrique was presented by Paiva to the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, which featured the work in its 1884 International Electrical Exhibition, the first exhibition on electricity held in the United States. Abramson, History of Television, pp. 8-9, 13. Shiers & Shiers, Early Television: A Bibliographic Guide, no. 142 ("the first publication of its kind on &#39;television&#39;"). </p>

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        Ueber Nucleinsäuren. Offprint with 2 others, Miescher&#39;s Copies

      , 1880-89. 1880-89. <p>Miescher&#39;s Copies of Altmann&#39;s Papers on Nucleic Acids</p><p>Altmann, Richard (1852-1900). (1) Ueber Nucleinsäuren. Offprint from Arch. Anat. Phys. (1889). 524-536pp. Original printed wrappers, creased vertically. Stamp of the Vesalianum, Physiologisch-chemisches Anstalt, Basel on the front wrapper. </p><p>(2) Die Structur des Zellkernes. Offprint from Arch. Anat. Phys. (n.d.). 409-411pp. Original printed wrappers, creased horizontally, small wax stain on front cover. Booklabel and stamp of Johann Friedrich Miescher (1844-95).</p><p> (3) Zur Theorie der Bilderzeugung. Offprint from Arch. Anat. Phys.(1880). 111-184pp. Plate. Original printed wrappers, slightly soiled. Upper right corner of first leaf cut away. Stamp of the Vesalianum, Physiologisch-chemisches Anstalt, Basel on the front wrapper. Together 3 offprints. Very good. </p><p>First Editions, Offprint Issues. Garrison-Morton 713 (no. [1]). <b>Altmann coined the term "nucleic acid </b>," which he introduced in his 1889 paper "Ueber Nucleinsäuren," and developed a convenient and general method for its preparation. His work on nucleic acids represents an early stage in the development of molecular biology. </p><p>Altmann was a student of Johann Friedrich Miescher, who in 1869 discovered a hitherto unknown substance in the cell nucleus that he named nuclein; we now know it as DNA. Altmann worked with Miescher at Miescher&#39;s institute in Basel, called the "Vesalianum" after the great 16th-century anatomist. At the time Miescher was performing biochemical investigations of salmon sperm, from which he had succeeded in isolating protamine, an important constituent of spermatazoa. However, Miescher </p><p>"fell into an error: he detected purine bases in the protamine he had isolated by the murexide reaction, no doubt caused by contamination with adhering DNA. Later, Miescher requested that [his associate] Piccard re-investigate this question. Piccard also detected purine bases in the acid extract of spermatozoa from which protamine was isolated. However, he concluded (correctly) that nuclein also contained purine bases. This confusion was not resolved until R. Altmann in 1889 separated protein (free of purine bases) from nuclein (called by him nucleic acid), containing xanthine bases" (Wolf). </p><p>Our copy of Altmann&#39;s paper on nucleic acid bears the stamp of Miescher&#39;s Vesalianum, as does the third offprint in the collection, a paper on the theory of imaging. The second offprint, on the structure of the cell nucleus, is from Miescher&#39;s library, with his stamp and booklabel. Fruton, Proteins, Enzymes, Genes, p. 400. Wolf, "Friedrich Miescher, the man who discovered DNA," (web reference). Portugal and Cohen, A Century of DNA, pp. 20-21. </p>

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        ALUMBRADO MINERO

      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Madrid. 1880. 278 Pag. 27,5x19,5. El mejor tratado sobre alumbrado minero publicado en Espana en los dos ultimos siglos. Gran Obra con una preciosa encuadernacion(foto). Premiada por la Escuela Especial de Ingenieros de Minas. Dificilissimo en comercio.

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        Bluebeard Pantomime Book

      McLoughlin Bros., New York - No date [ca. 1880]. Large thin octavo color pictorial paper-covered boards. A remarkable and ingenious toy book. Ten pages of text, the first five of which rhyme. The two-page center plate is a color chromolithograph stage proscenium, complete with an orchestra in the pit and boxes at the sides. Inserted via string ties in the center is a chromolithographed booklet which changes the scenes when its pages are turned. Some are half pages that change characters in the scene, a forerunner of the technique used by Goodall in his toy books. The scenes in the insert show the complete story as described in the text. Spine split with pages nearly loose but holding. Board edges with some wear and a spot on the lower front cover. Contents clean and complete, with the stage scene fine and bright. One of a series of five titles done by McLoughlin in this fashion, and one of their most charming endeavors. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The ABC of Animals

      McLoughlin Bros., circa, New York 1880 - Large octavo; six fully chromolithographed leaves; some scattered foxing, but the colour leaves fresh and bright, original colour pictorial wrappers, chipped at spine. Wonderfully entertaining nineteenth-century American alphabet book. Each letter is represented by an animal, and each is illustrated in vibrant colour and rendered into rhyme, thus: K is a Kangaroo hopping along; L stands for Lions, loud-roaring and strong. The final two leaves are a triumph of verse-making: 26 lines of perfectly metered verse consisting purely of animals, thus: Ibex, Rhinoceros, Owl, Kangaroo, Jackal, Opossum, Toad, Cockatoo. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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