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        Egypt : descriptive, historical and picturesque / by G. Ebers ; translated from the original German by Clara Bell ; with an introduction and notes by S. Birch [complete in 2 volumes]

      London, Paris & New York : Cassell [ca. 1880] - Physical description: 2 v : ill. , front. , plates, col. Fold. Map ; 34cm. Subjects: Egypt - Description and travel. Egypt - Antiquities. Egypt - History. Travel literature -- 19th century. Translation of: Aegypten in Bild und Wort. Physical description: 2 v : ill. , front. , plates, col. Fold. Map ; 34cm. Subjects: Egypt - Description and travel. Egypt - Antiquities. Egypt - History. Travel literature -- 19th century. Translation of: Aegypten in Bild und Wort. 4 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford / edited by Peter Cunningham [complete in 9 volumes]

      London : Bickers & Son, 1880. 1st Edition in this form. Physical description: 9 v. : illus., ports. ; 23 cm. "Now first chronologically arranged." -- T.p. Vol. I includes: "Short notes of my life", "Memoir respecting his income", "Reminiscences; written in 1788 for the amusement of Miss Mary and Miss Agnes Berry." Subjects: Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797 -- Letters -- Correspondence. Series: Bohn's English Gentleman's Library. Physical description: 9 v. : illus., ports. ; 23 cm. "Now first chronologically arranged." -- T.p. Vol. I includes: "Short notes of my life", "Memoir respecting his income", "Reminiscences; written in 1788 for the amusement of Miss Mary and Miss Agnes Berry." Subjects: Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797 -- Letters -- Correspondence. Series: Bohn's English Gentleman's Library.

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        DAIRY FARMING: Being the Theory, Practice, and Methods of Dairying

      Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., no date, circa 1880.. Very Good. First Edition. Half-Leather. No date stated, circa 1880, 1st. Edition. , xxii, 570pgs, 25 colour chromolithographic plates, approx 220 drawings on wood, bound in 1/2 black morocco, blue cloth sides, marbled edges & endpapers, spine with raised bands, gilt rules, title labels, gilt devices & date at foot of spine , large quarto (280 x 220mm). Old newspaper clippings pasted to back of 1/2 title page. A Very nice copy of a scarce book. ; 280 x 220mm .

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

      London.: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co.. No date. Ca. 1880.. TWO VOLUME SET, 23 CHROMOLITHOGRAPHIC PLATES, 2 full page black and white plans, 2 full page black and white illustrations, numerous black and white in-text illustrations, black and white head and tail-piece illustrations, full page color map, double page color map, all edges marbled, 570 pages, index, 11 x 8 3/4 each, cloth-covered boards (hardbound). Cloth very mottled, moderate wear to extremities with boards a bit exposed at most corners, split in cloth down most of rear joint of volume 1, short tears and small losses to ends of spine, 2 inch tear at bottom edge of contents page, one plate has an approx. 1 inch stain extending a bit into image, otherwise plates in near fine to fine condition. Interiors very good in fair covers. Chromolithographic plates include 13 chromolithographs of cow breeds, "Alpine Dairy Station in Summer", one chromolithograph of chickens, one of pigs and 4 botanicals. Includes double page color map: "Dairy Farming in America. Copied from the 9th U.S. Census". Chapters include: "Dairy Homesteads and Buildings", "Breeding and Selection of Dairy Cattle", "Breeds of Cattle", "The Origin of Soils", "Forage Plants and Weeds", "The Milk Trade", "Dairy Farming in Ireland", "American Dairy Implements and Machinery", "Dairy Work in American Factories", "Canadian Dairying", "Continental Dairying", several chapters on cheese making, and a chapter on pigs, goats, and poultry. .

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        History of Los Angeles County California with Illustrations Descriptive of Its Scenery, Residences, Fine Blocks and Manufactories

      Thompson & West, Oakland, 1880. Light stain to upper right corner of pages 1-40 and to lower right corner of pages 19-end, diagonal creases and some marginal fraying to flyleaf, title page and first contents leaf, front free endpaper lacking. 11 x 14 3/8 inches, 192 pages, black cloth stamped in gold on upper cover and in blind on lower cover, expertly rebound in black leather at spine with gold lettering, Color map plus 87 lithograph plates. This is really a source book for Los Angeles District History" (Layne). Cowan page 397, Layne Books of the Los Angeles District 53.

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        Encyclopédie du Meuble du XVE Siècle Jusqu'a nos Jours. Recueil de Planches. Contenant des Meubles de style de toutes les époques et des tous les pays, depuis le XVe Siècle jusqu'à nos jours, classées par ordre alphabetique

      Paris, Liberairie Génerale de Archtecture et des Arts Décoratifs, Schmid o. J. [ca. 1880].. 4 Bde. 2°. Tit., 20 S., 2000 Abb. auf 588 Taf. in Lichtdruck (4 Taf. fehlen). HLdr. d. Zt. m. Goldpräg. Ecken u. Kanten berieb. 2 Buchbl. gebrochen.

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        The letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford / edited by Peter Cunningham [complete in 9 volumes]

      London : Bickers & Son 1880 - Physical description: 9 v. : illus., ports. ; 23 cm. "Now first chronologically arranged." -- T.p. Vol. I includes: "Short notes of my life", "Memoir respecting his income", "Reminiscences; written in 1788 for the amusement of Miss Mary and Miss Agnes Berry." Subjects: Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797 -- Letters -- Correspondence. Series: Bohn's English Gentleman's Library. Finely bound copies in the original tree-lined calf boards, rebacked with a modern matching leather spine. Contrasting gilt-blocked leather labels to spine, from the original binding. Raised bands with gilt-decorated spine compartments. Gilt dentils to boards. Marbled endpapers. Previous owner's bookplate to the front pastedown of each volume. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. 5 Kg. 1 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE TRUMPET MAJOR. Bindings by Root & Son

      London:: Smith Elder & Co.,, 1880. First Edition. Very Good. THREE VOLUMES. Complete Set. Three Very Good First Edition First Printings bound by Root and Son in brown half leather with marbled boards, raised bands spines, gilt lettering spines, gilt floral decorations spine, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. All half titles present. Covers edge wear, spines sunned. Joints archivally strengthened. Purdy pp. 31-35. 8vos. 295; 276; 259 pp.

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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1880. 17th edition

      London: John Wisden & Co. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. 1880. First Edition. Brown hardback cloth cover. Modern rebind. 216pp :: 160mm x 100mm (6" x 4") :: Original covers not bound in .

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        The Handy Volume Shakspeare. Complete in 13 Volumes, with Glossary

      London: Bradbury, Agnew & Co, n.d. [c.1880]. 13 vols., 12mo. . Red blind-stamped morocco, flexible boards, a.e.g. Near mint, in expertly repaired red morocco-covered box with brass latch

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        [The Afternoon Recital]

      circa 1880. Watercolour, signed `R. Pasuttos' lower left corner. 16 1/2 x 23 5/8 inches. A fine genre work on a highly decorative theme, from the 1880s Two fashionable ladies, dressed in the styles of the late 18th- century, are seated in an equally fashionable drawing room of the period. One sings and plays a small keyed instrument (? a spinet), whilst her visitor sits, fan in hand on a settee, with a slightly melancholy expression. In the foreground a small spaniel looks out at the viewer quizzically.

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        ITALIA (AN ALBUM OF 124 ORIGINAL 19TH CENTURY ALBUMEN PRINT PHOTOGRAPHS OF ITALY INCLUDING QUEEN MARGHERITA AND KING UMBERTO I)

      Very Good. c. 1880. Hardcover. The work features original 19th century mounted albumen photographs of Italy, including original photographs of Queen Margherita and King Umberto I (5.5" x 3.75" each) . 4 small albumens 4"x 6". 118 large albumens 10" x 8". Albumens of art and sculpturs, but more than half of them are of interiors, exteriors, landscapes, city scapes, some with people, steam and masted ships, horse and buggies, including the colosseum and other very important structures. Cream cover with red and gilt stamped decor is lightly soiled with light wear to extremities. Boards and spine are straight. Binding is tight. Decorative satin end sheets and paste downs. Albumens are mounted to the heavy stock pages, back-to-back. Red page edges. 14" x 10.5" x 2.5". .

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        Works of Washington Irving

      New York. G.P. Putnam's Sons. n.d. (circa 1880). Bound in 1/2 gilt ruled brown morocco and cloth covered boards. Ornate gilt tooled cornstalks to spine. Gilt titles. t.e.g. 8vo (5.5" x 8"). The Author's Revised Edition of the Standard Library Edition. Illustrated throughout with full page plates after engravings and photographs. Set includes The Life of Washington (5 vols) and Life and Voyages of Columbus (2 vols). Spines evenly sunned to a handsome uniform shade. The very slightest of occasional rubbing to head and tail pieces. Two headpieces very slightly chipped. A Fine, gloriously bound set.

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        Lecons sur les fonctions doublement periodiques faites en 1847

      Reimer Berlin: Reimer, 1880. 1sep. Liouville, Joseph. Lecons sur les fonctions doublement periodiques faites en 1847 OFFPRINT from J.reine and angewandte Math. 88, no.4. 4to. 277-310pp. 290 x 215mm. Half morocco, original printed wrappers bound in. Foxing on first and last leaves. corners rubbed. very good copy, with bookplate of American mathematician Duncan C. Harkin (b.1899). Berlin: Reimer, 1880.FIRST SEPARATE EDITION, posthumously published, of Liouville's theorem, which he made known in private lectures to the German mathematicians Borchardt and Joachimsthal in 1847, but never published during his lifetime.

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        Musa Paradisiaca. L. [Malay Pisang maas]

      Brussels.. 1880.. Chromolithograph, 21 3/4 x 15 5/8 inches, with accompanying text sheet. Overall light toning to paper, one or two small foxing spots, small pieces of archival hinging tape to upper corners (well outside image area); very good, bright condition. A stunning image of a banana plant or plantain from Hoola van Nooten's large folio collection of images of flowers from the Dutch East Indies: Fleurs, fruits et feuillages choisis de l'ile de Java. .

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        THE TRIBULATIONS OF A CHINAMAN

      1880. Translated by Ellen E. Frewer. Illustrated by L. Benett. New York: E. P. Dutton and Company, 1881. One page undated ads (priced in sterling). Original bright red cloth decorated in black and gilt. First Illustrated American Edition (also the first to be issued in a decorative cloth binding) of one of Verne's odder tales... Wealthy Chinaman hears that his fortune is lost. Opts for honorable suicide by arranging for a friend to kill him. Learns that his fortune isn't lost after all. Tells friend thanks but there is no need to kill him. Friend replies that he has already arranged for some thug to do the deed and now can't contact him...~This Verne title is also unusual in that all three early publishers of this tale, on both sides of the Atlantic, ultimately published it in the exact same cloth binding (showing several characters "afloat on their backs, propelled by the wind caught in minisails attached to toe-masts, controlled by waistband halyards" [T&M]).~The first edition in English was published in September 1879 by Lee & Shepard of Boston, translated by Virginia Champlin and unillustrated, both in wrappers and in plain cloth. By November, George Munro then published it in wrappers in his Seaside Library. About a year later (October 1880 but dated 1881), Dutton of New York published the tale as here, from the British plates (a different translation, by Ellen Frewer) -- with fifty full-page illustrations from the original French edition, and in the binding designed by Sampson Low. In November Sampson Low published it in England (perhaps waiting to make it a holiday offering). Finally, a year after this (September or October 1881) Lee & Shepard re-published the Champlin translation but with the fifty illustrations that had appeared in the Dutton and Sampson Low editions, and in the same binding they had used.~This copy is in bright red cloth, one of several colors used without priority, and is in near-fine condition (just a hint of wear at the spine ends, but unusually bright; the front endpaper bears a Christmas 1880 gift inscription, verifying the book's actual year of publication). Taves & Michaluk V020.

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        Leporello of Twelve Views of Flowers and Birds

      Tokyo, 1880. First Edition presumed. Very Good. An exquisite Kachoga featuring a dozen color woodblocks of birds and flowers. The leporello measures, closed, 11 by 8.5 cm, 4.5 by 3.5 inches, and each of the twelve images is two panels and so double width. Each of the woodblocks is signed by Kagaku, or a name similar to that. It dates to Meiji 13. The images are Tree Peony (Mudan) and Silver Pheasant, Cherry Blossom and Swallow, Camellia and Pigeon, Plum Blossom and Japanese Bush Warbler, Cotton Rosemallow (Furong) and Sparrow, Chrysanthemums, Monkshoods and White Cuckoo, Lotus and Heron, Japanese Iris and Cuckoo, Japanese Camelli, Paperwhite and Kingfisher, Long-tailed Bushtit and Rose, Wild chrysanthemum, Bush Clover and Wild Goose, and Common Peony, Lily and Copper Pheasant. There are captions in Japanese, but the images speak for themselves. The covers, front and back, have a dampstain covering about a third to a fifth of the space with no effect on the images within. There is the lightest of soiling of the images at each end. Overall the images are vibrantly bright and fresh, including the images at the end.

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        [CHROMOLITHOGRAPH] C. L. Centlivre Brewing Co., Incorporated. Brewers & Bottlers of Lager Beer. Fort Wayne, Indiana

      Cincinnati, OH: The Henderson Lithographing Co. Bird's-eye-view chromolithograph. 33½ x 47½ inches. Mounted to art board. A very fine copy. c.1880. A colorful and beautifully lithographed bird's-eye-view of this Fort Wayne, Indiana brewery with the nearby river, mansions in the background and an oval portrait at the lower left, framed by oak leaves, of the founder, C. L. Centlivre. This handsome lithograph shows the huge glass and brick brewery, the Victorian style office building, and various other buildings including the storeroom, wagon shed, the bottling works, and cold storage, as well as the Centlivre family residence. Along the adjacent streets, clogged with beer wagons, are two C. L. Centlivre electric street cars. The brewery was founded in 1862 by Centlivre, an immigrant from the Alsace region of France. By 1888, the brewery was totally rebuilt and by 1894 it became a complex with a racetrack, picnic grounds, and boating for the people of Fort Wayne..

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        Album of Botanical Watercolours Devoted to Edible and Medicinal Flowering Plants Native to Europe and North America

      Circa 1880. Album of watercolours devoted to edible and medicinal flowering plants native to Europe and North America. Contains 52 images hand drawn and painted onto 14 leaves. Ten of these are named in manuscript, in both English and Latin, and also classified by and 'Plant Tribe' Crown Folio, padded diamond-embossed and gilt tooled green leather boards. A large volume with thick gilt-edged leaves. Fraying to boards, otherwise very good condition, internally clean and bright. This album is very heavy, weighing 8 pounds when packed, please keep this into consideration for international shipping. A pleasing artistic work, indicating a unique study, by an unidentified watercolorist who had a special interest in wild flowering plants useful in medicine and cuisine. Many of these are were used by colonial settlers and Indian tribes in North America. Some were associated with superstitions and folklore. Highlights include a splendid drawing of a purple orchid, and a vivid red poppy, followed by numerous other cherished iconic flowers, such as the rose, daisy, water lily, Scottish thistle, sunflower, and a full page illustration of the ever popular foxglove, or digitalis. Beautiful watercolours at the beginning of the volume, all of which are identified, include the Primrose, Viola, Geranium, Veronica, Cinquefoil Potentilla, Caltha palustris (Marsh Marigold), Geum urbanum, and Stitchwort. Among the plant groups represented and named here, all of which are herbaceous flowering plants, are Violaceae, Ranunculaceae, Primulaceae, and the Geum. .

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        La mafia (exemplaire d'Alexandre Lacassagne)

      Roma, Tipografia Artero E. Comp 1880 In-8° broché, couvertures imprimées originales, 153 pages. Exemplaire d'Alexandre Lacassagne, le fondateur de la criminologie française avec le cachet gras de sa bibliothèque sur le premier plat

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        Diphyllodes Republica [Wilson's Bird of Paradise]

      - Boston: published by the author for the subscribers, October 1880-1883. Chromolithograph with additional hand colouring. Printed on wove paper. In excellent condition. Image size: 20 x 16 inches. 24 x 18 1/2 inches. A wonderful print of Wilson's Birds of Paradise, from Corey's celebrated ornithological work. This spectacular chromolithograph comes from Charles Barney Cory's seminal text "Beautiful and Curious Birds of the World." An extremely rare work, Cory's large folio is considered one of the finest ornithological works of its day. In the preface to his great work, Cory states: 'In writing the present work I have striven to bring together some of the wonderful examples of the ornithological world, and to illustrate them in such a manner that others besides naturalists may become acquainted with the beautiful forms of bird life which inhabit our globe.' Given Cory's stated aim it is unsurprising that he has concentrated on the most spectacular bird family of all: the Birds of Paradise and their relatives the Lyre Bird and the Spotted Bower bird. Twelve of the twenty plates in the text picture these magnificent birds. The eight others include two of the best known extinct bird species: the Dodo and the Great Auk. The remaining choices fall into the curious rather than the beautiful category, with images of the Kiwi, the Ruff, the California Condor, the Black-headed Plover and the Sacred Ibis. This striking image of the Diphyllodes Respublica is one of the twelve prints of Birds of Paradise. More commonly known as Wilson's Bird of Paradise, the Diphyllodes Respublica is a small bird, roughly the size of a starling. This extremely rare species is endemic to the island of Waigeo and Batanta of the western coast of Papua New Guinea. In the male of the species the upper mantle is sulphur yellow while the wings and the lower mantle are a shocking crimson. The bird's breast is lush velvet green and its curled tail feathers are a gleaming silver. The most curious attribute of this remarkable species is its bald crown which is coloured a rich cobalt blue and is so vivid that it is clearly visible by night. Unfortunately, their extraordinary beauty has made them eagerly hunted, and the species is close to extinction. Bennett p. 28; BM(NH) I, p. 387; Fine Bird Books (1990), p. 87; McGrath p. 59; Wood 30; Nissen IVB 205; Nissen SVB 109; Zimmer p.137

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        Birds of the Bahama Islands

      Boston. 1880 Cr. 4to. Pp. 250. Quarter crimson morocco, recently re-backed with the original spine laid down on a rear endpaper. Gilt titles, original gilt illustrated boards. Some shelfwear to the corners and the bottom of the boards. With 8 full-page hand-coloured plates with tissue guards. There are some occasional light spots of foxing in the text and to the edges of five of the plates.

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        Die Heilige Schrift Alten und Neuen Testaments verdeutscht von D. Martin Luther. Mit zweihundert und dreissig Bildern von Gustav Doré, sechste auflage, Zwei Bände [The Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments Germanized by D. Martin Luther with two hundred and thirty pictures by Gustav Doré. Two Volumes, Sixth Edition]

      Published Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, Stuttgart und Leipzig, sechste auflage [sixth edition]. Two Volumes. 1880 - Hard back binding in publisher's original elaborately gilt tooled black leather covers, gilt title and illustrator lettering to the spines and to the upper panels, white moirë watered silk end papers, all page edges gilt. Elephant folio 17'' x 13''. Contains 230 leaves of plates by Doré including two frontispieces, six decorated leaves (Familien Chronik, which is unused) precede the title-page in volume I, illustrated with 230 full page monochrome plates and decorative tailpieces, printed in double, continuously numbered columns (1236 Old Testament, 344 New Testament) with different decorative dividers between the columns. Rubbing to the spines and the high points of the boards, with short neat repairs to the spine ends, a little staining and foxing to the margins of the end papers, beyond which the interiors are bright and without any foxing to the text block. The pair weigh in at an impressive 15 kg. Member of the P.B.F.A. THEOLOGY & RELIGION [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        SULLA CIRCOLAZIONE DEL SANGUE NEL CERVELLO DELL'UOMO

      1880. Paperback. Very Good. MOSSO, ANGLEO. SULLA CIRCOLAZIONE DEL SANGUE NEL CERVELLO DELL'UOMO. Offprint from Real Accademia die Lincei. Rome: Salviucci, 1880. 4to. 127 pp. publisher's printed wrappers. 8 doubled-paged plates. First separate edition. Inscribed presentation copy to Professor Bowditch from the author. Bowditch's ownership stamp is on the cover. The spine of the wrapper has been professionally rebacked and there is a little chipping at the fore-edge of the front wrapper, otherwise a very good copy in a clam shell 1/4 leather box. One of the earliest studies of human cerebral circulation. (Garrison/McHenry 240 & 508 cite the 1881 German edition).

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        Short Biographies of Eminent Japanese in Ancient and Modern Times Each With a Characteristic Illustration The Japanese and Chinese

      Tokyo. Wraps. Very Good. N.d., circa 1880. 4to. A leporello or concertina bound in a string-tied wrapper. (Thus the concertina doesn't open up laterally.) Each of the ten double-paged color woodblock illustrations is accompanied by a biography of the figure portrayed. The biographies are rendered in both English and Japanese, with two or three pages devoted to each figure in each language. The wraps are soiled somewhat. Within occasional light soiling and some light wear from use.

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        San Francisco 1849

      [No place: circa 1880]. Tintstone lithograph with additional hand- colouring, sheet size: 18 1/8 x 33 3/4 inches. Framed in gold leaf frame with painted black panel. Firk's rare view of the city of San Francisco in 1849: "one of the best-known early San Francisco views" (Peters). Henry Firks was a painter and lithographer known primarily for his images of California during the mid-nineteenth century. His works are held by the Bancroft Library, California Society of Pioneers, and the University of California. This fine and rare lithograph depicts the city only months before the great increase in population brought about by the Gold Rush. Baird and Evans record eight issues of this image: this is the seventh with no imprint and fifty-two numbers and fifty-two items of reference listed beneath the image. "A wide-ranging portrait of San Francisco, crisply rendered by the artist Henry Firks, is provided in this important view of the city...the view delineates the main features of the newly laid- out town: its favorable location on a wide bay; the hilly terrain affording lookout points; the low commercial structures lining the shore; the residential buildings of various make, some substantial, most not; and the large amount of shipping accommodated by the harbor. At the right is the Pacific Ocean entrance to the harbor, already known as the Golden Gate. Flush with the right-hand margin of the arched view is Yerba Buena Island, preserving San Francisco's original name. Firks' rendering is the source of numerous other views of San Francisco looking north on Montgomery Street to Telegraph Hill" (Deák). Baird & Evans Historic Lithographs of San Francisco (1972) 8g; California on Stone pp.120-121; Deák Picturing America 584; cf. Reps Views and Viewmakers 242; Who Was Who in American Art (Madison, Ct.: Sound View Press, 1999) I, p.1124

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

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

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        Lord Randolph Churchill

      This is Churchill's first biographic work, concentrating heavily on his father's career in Parliament after 1880. It was well received as both a frank portrayal of the subject and a showcase for Winston's literary talent. At the time, the young Winston Churchill still saw himself in the shadow of his once-influential father. Today it is the son that history has favored with lasting fame. The first edition is aesthetically pleasing, featuring deep red cloth, untrimmed page edges, gilt stamping, and the family coat of arms on the front covers. Offered here is the British first edition, only printing, in very good condition. The bindings are tight and square with light wear confined to extremities. The spines are lightly sunned, but retain bright gilt and uniform appearance, implying that the two volumes are not a "married" set but rather have spent the past century together. The contents are bright and tight. All illustrations and protective tissue covers are intact. There is light intermittent spotting throughout, heavier at the prelims and untrimmed fore edges of the text block. There is a single inked contemporary gift inscription written in a lovely hand, reading:""Algernon L. Percy from Philip H. Ashworth 1906" on the ffep of Volume I. Not fine, but certainly a set worthy of a collector. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A17.1, Woods/ICS A8(a), Langworth p.69.

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        A series of picturesque views of seats of the noblemen and gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland with descriptive and historical letterpress. 7 volumes

      No djs. Large hardbacks 11 inches tall and 9 inches broad with bevelled edges and intricate gilt decorations on front and spine.Very light wear all volumes but vol. IV cover is a deeper red than the others and has one chip and a few soil spots on back. Vol. VI has a barely discernible 6 inch scatch across front cover. Internally text and plates are sound but cover on vol. I and III have broken away from front spine as is not unusual with books of this weight and age.Vol. IV is starting to break away. Vols. I -VI are of stately homes with the the last volume , dd. 1880 , being facsimile of autographs of subscribers to the County Seats . Vols. I to III have the previous owner's name inside front and are dd. 1876. Some foxing. Books weigh over 11k. so international shipping will require extra cost . Vol.I is pictured.

      [Bookseller: Brad Books]
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        Bibliotheca Nicotiana; a first catalogue of books about tobacco. Collected by William Bragge.

      An extraordinary offering; the first bibliography about tobacco, a plant whose use and influence on human affairs has been vast. The rare, annotated catalog, illustrated with 2 woodcut pieces, documents William Bragge's pioneering collection of 169 books in a multitude of languages and was privately printed and not offered for sale, limited to 50 examples on British handmade paper. Consequently, many examples, including this one, aren't numbered. The specimen is complete with all preliminary leaves, including the limitation leaf, bound in the original fragile, and now worn, tobacco paper wrappers without letters. ADDITIONS: The specimen is enriched with clippings that correct or augment some descriptions, neatly mounted for a later owner next to catalog entries. Also mounted, on the front endpaper, are 5 clippings related to the 1880 expanded second edition and an early bookseller description. EDITION NOTE: with limitation leaf stating, "no. of 50 copies", this example unnumbered, catalog descriptions in a variety of languages including English, French, Spanish and Portuguese, each description in the language of the book cataloged. AVAILABILITY: Rare. A worldwide search finds 22 institutional holdings, almost exclusively at major research libraries, Yale, Harvard, the New York Public Library, Cambridge University, Princeton, McGill, Duke, etc. In view of the publishing date and fragile format, several examples have likely been destroyed. The last reported auction sale was in 2004 at Christie's where the book was the featured work in a collection of books on tobacco that sold for 6,573 British pounds. PROVENANCE: formerly in the noted historical collection of Robert Lang of Rye, New York. CONDITION DETAIL: Pages: some top-edge and fore-edge soiling: bumped head of gutter continues through: pages 29-30 with 2 fore-edge tears. Wrappers: all-around wear with stains, soiling, fingering, and abrasions, the upper side's bottom corner chipped with some loss and turned up. Binding: is substantially weakened because the paper wrapper at the head of spine has substantial loss: book needs to be handled with care. SIZE: 213 x 173 mm (8.4 x 6.8 inches), as issued. PAGINATION: Confirmed complete, (4) leaves, preliminaries including limitation statement on first sheet, preface, and title page + 46 pages, illustrated with a beginning headpiece and ending tailpiece. ADDITIONAL IMAGES: by request.

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        The Turner Gallery a series of engravings from the works of Turner. The descriptive text by W. Cosmo Monkouse

      New York: Appleton & Co., 1880. 2 volumes, folio. (14 1/4 x 10 inches). Titles printed in red and black. 2 steel-engraved frontispieces, 1 additional title and 118 plates after Turner. Publisher's green morocco, blocked in gilt, g.e. (light scuffing to spines). Nice copy of a standard work.

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        LONDON (CENTRAL SHEET). [Bloomsbury, Pentonville, Covent Garden, City]

      London: Bacon's Library Map of London and Suburbs. G W Bacon & Co., c. 1880. Sheet 5. Steel engraving. Original colour. Good condition, some old repairs to reverse of centrefold, but no loss. Mounted size 81 x 64cm. Size: 63 x 45 cm. (25 x 17½ inches). Sheet 5 of Bacon's 16 part map of London showing railways, tramways, and omnibus routes as well as parks, enclosures and cemeteries. Index in right hand margin to remaining sheets. Scale 9 inches to 1 mile.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        History of the Zulu War.

      1880 - SABIB IV, p.794.Uncommon. Wilmot was born in Scotland and studied law at Edinburgh and Glasgow. He emigrated to the Cape in 1853 at the age of seventeen and entered the Civil Service, retiring in 1886 as Civil Commissioner. He did much work for the Catholic Church in South Africa for which he was made a Papal Count.

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA ILAB BA]
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        The Gods and Other Lectures (Ingersoll's Lectures: The Gods; Humboldt; Thomas Paine; Individuality; and Heretics and Heresies)

      C. P. Farrell, Publisher. Hardcover. 1880. 27th Edition. C. P. Farrell, Publisher., 253 pages +tribute to his brother & ads. 1 lb 4 oz. ( Blue Hardcover with Black stamped Decorative design front/back covers and gilt lettering front cover, spine, and..Gilt Lettering back cover stating "This is the one, correct and authorized edition of these lectures (Signed) R. G. Ingersoll"-no dust jacket) Good Condition. edge-wear top/ bottom spine and corners, front/back hinges cracked, light occasional foxing, Text is otherwise Unmarked! Binding is Tight! Next day Shipping with tracking! The Gods and Other Lectures (Ingersoll's Lectures: The Gods; Humboldt; Thomas Paine; Individuality; and Heretics and Heresies) by Robert G. Ingersoll, The Most Famous Agnostic of His Time! Biblio . Good. 1880. 27th C. P. Farrell Printing Edition.

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        The New Gallery of British Art, Containing One Hundred and Twenty-one Engravings on Steel, From the Works of Distinguished British Painters, In Two Volumes

      Appleton. Hardcover. New York, 1880s (nd). Complete two volume set. Folios, leather with gilt decorative titles. A very nice complete set with all illustrations present in excellent condition. Scuffing to leather bindings, interior cloth split on the front hinge of Vol. 1 but still attached. Contents excellent with the occasional spot or marginal tear to pages (none to plates). Beautiful steel engravings from a wide range of Nineteenth Century British artists. . Very Good. 1880.

      [Bookseller: Auger Down Books]
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        The New Gallery of British Art ( 2 TOMES in 4 Volumes )

      D. Appleton & Company, 1880. Publishing date is end of XIXe Century (ca 1880). The New Gallery of British Art Containing One Hundred and Twenty-One Engravings on Steel, from the Works of Distinguished British Painters. This 2-Tome set has been bound in 4 volumes.; Large cloth hardcover books with some rubbing, staining and scratches on spines, boards, sides and corners. All edges gilt. The books are solid and the interior is fresh and crisp with no foxing. A nice set in good condition. (This overweight item weighing 9.3 kg may require additional postage depending on destination and type of shipping chosen. You can contact the seller for a precise shipping quote.) . Hard Cover. Good. Elephant Folio.

      [Bookseller: Librairie la bonne occasion]
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        Digging for Gold

      Australia,: 1880 after sketches of, 1854.. Oil painting, signed and dated; 950 x 560 mm, framed in cedar. A splendid goldfields painting. Surprisingly few paintings of the gold rushes survive - conditions on the diggings did not encourage the few artists there to carry the materials for academic painting. The visual record of the goldfields are almost exclusively confined to more portable drawings and watercolours, or to scenes printed by city publishers from sketched originals. In this instance the artist has produced a major oil painting from sketches made at the diggings. 'Digging for gold was executed in 1880...in this painting the artists's interest in pictorial accuracy has been supplanted by a literal interpretation. Stocqueler revisits the goldfields with analytical intent, and the significance of landscape and environment further overshadows that of the individual. This panoramic depiction...enables the viewer to witness the profound changes mining brought to the environment' (Karen Quinlan Gold and Civilization page 67).Edwin Stocqueler, who was born in India, emigrated to Australia from England in the early 1850s. He was presumably lured to Victoria by the goldfields, but soon established himself as an artist, having apparently studied drawing in London. During much of the 1850s, he seems to have worked on dioramas - the nineteenth century equivalent of newsreels. According to the Bendigo Advertiser of 1 August, 1857, "Mr. Stocqueler is deserving of a rich reward for the perseverance and determination with which he has surmounted innumerable difficulties... [his diorama] reflects great credit on Mr. Stocqueler as an artist, and we trust he will meet with the patronage he merits".Although few of his paintings have survived, Stocqueler's paintings provide quite specific details of the Australian goldfields. He is later recorded as working in America and South Africa.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        MICHIGAN INFANTRY TACTICS, for Non-Commissioned Officers and Soldiers, Derived from Laws and Regulations Practiced in the Army of the United States and Michigan Militia, Being a Handbook for the Rank and File of the Militia, Showing What are the Rights and Duties, How to Obtain the Former and Perform the Latter and Thereby Enabling Them to Seek Promotion and Distinction in the Service

      Detroit:: Published by the Detroit Engraving Company,. 1880.. 5-5/8" x 3-3/4". 1st edition. [2], 156, [6] pp.. Flexible plain brown cloth binding with blue paper eps.. General binding wear, with front hinge paper split. Period. presentation inscription ["Presented to Cpl / R H Knapp / by / W J. Hayward / Lieut Col Commdg / Atlanta Battalion / Atlanta / Ga / Jany. 17, 1881"] to front eps. Copyright stamp to t.p. A VG copy.. Very rare Michigan imprint on the subject of military tactics, with OCLC recording no institutional holdings of this first edition. The NUC records just the LoC copy. . 4 folding plates, with multiple cuts to each, at rear.

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        Brownlow Carriage Manufactory, Grantham [.] and Sheffield.

      London, W. S. Johnson, c. 1880. - Oblong 8vo. Frontispiece (coloured lithograph view of the Carriage Works, Grantham), 40 attractive individual colour lithographs. Tissue guards. Original blue cloth; title stamped in gilt on upper cover. All edges gilt. Lithographs show carts, broughams, dress coaches, landaus, private omnibuses, wagonettes, shooting carts, hound vans, phaetons, dog and pony carts, etc. Title page provides a lengthly description of the works undertaken, with assurances of quality and affordability. - Slightly brownstained, flecked, and rubbed. Rare; COPAC locates a single copy (University of York Libraries; Grantham library holds another copy). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        VOCABOLARIO DELLA LINGUA ITALIANA. Milano, Presso la Casa Editrice Guigoni, 1880.

      - 6 Voll. Buona ril. carton., dorso e ang. tipo pelle. e cust., titolo manoscr. al dorso, cm 28x19, modestiss. tracce d'uso esterne, peraltro ottimo esempl. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: EDITORIALE UMBRA SAS]
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        Studies in Deductive Logic

      London - Macmillan and Co., 1880 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A manual on logic for students by William Stanley Jevons (1 September 1835- 13 August 1882) who was a British economist and logician. First edition. Jevon'sStudies in Deductive Logic, consisting mainly of exercises and problems for the use of students, was published in 1880. His strength lay in his power as an original thinker rather than as a critic; and he will be remembered by his constructive work as logician, economist and statistician. With a bookseller's label to front pastedown. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, generally smart, with slight bumping and wear to extremities and very slight marks to front board. Front hinge strained, rear hinge slightly strained. Internally, generally firmly bound. Generally bright but with slight marginal age toning with the very occasional spotand handling mark to pages. With a bookplate to front pastedown that has some loss and an ink inscription over the previous owner's name on plate. With a closed tear to front free endpaper. With an ink inscription to verso of front free endpaper. Overall: GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        [two lines in Hebrew, then] Liber psalmorum. Textum masoreticum acuratissime expressit ... notis criticis confirmavit S. Baer. Praefatus est edendi operis adjutor Franciscus Delitzsch

      Lipsiae: Ex officina Bernhardi Tauchnitz, 1880. 8vo (22.4 cm, 8.8"). [1] f., 82 pp.; manuscript notes bound in. This "textum masoreticum" book of psalms, i.e., the traditional Hebrew text, was edited by masoretic scholar Seligman Baer (1825–97) and theologian Franz Delitzsch (1813–90) as part of their Masoretic Bible series, published by Tauchnitz between 1869 and 1895. A truly => unique copy, this particular volume is thickly interleaved with variously sized sheets and tabs containing the fastidious manuscript notes of published author => Walter Robert Betteridge, D.D. (1863–1916), a notable faculty member in the Old Testament Department of the Rochester Theological Seminary who swathed page after page in minute inked marginalia, and added yet more bulk with clippings from related texts — annotated, of course. Among the doctor's publications was an article on "The Accuracy of the Authorized Version of the Old Testament" (1911), including the Hebrew psalms. Provenance: Donated by Mrs. Betteridge to the seminary library, with institutional bookplate noting this on rear pastedown. Recent black moiré silk, spine with gilt-stamped leather title-label. Ex-library with bookplate on rear pastedown as above, pressure-stamp on title-page, call number in lower margin of second leaf; paper brittle, dust- or sometimes soot-soiled(?) at edges, and prone to chipping. Replete with scholia, this is => a stunning testament to one scholar's study of the O.T.

      [Bookseller: SessaBks, A Division of the Philadelphia]
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        The Last Journals of David Livingstone in Central Africa, from 1865 to His Death. Continued by a Narrative of His Last Moments and Sufferings, Obtained from His Faithful Servants Chuma and Susi

      London: John Murray 1880, re-issued. () [xx] 360, [vii] 346 +2pp catalogue at rear. Near fine. 2 vols. Quarto. Publisher's olive green cloth; black rules to boards of both. Spine title in gilt; minor shelf wear to crown and foot, both vols.; corners slightly rubbed. Illustrated frontis with tissue guard in both; volume 1 with portrait, volume 2 with lithographed engraving. 19 plates from engravings throughout volumes, B / W etchings in texts. Volume 1 with map in rear pocket, somewhat browned; volume 2 with rear folding map. Some small fox marks to text interiors, overall exceptionally clean and bright set. Called "the greatest explorer of Africa"(Sykes 220), David Livingstone's legacy lives on in both the colonial and tribal histories of the continent. His exploits in South and Central Africa inspired a generation of explorers, missionaries and adventurers to travels into the "Dark Continent". Here, an extremely scarce re-print of his last journals, kept until his death from malaria and complications from dysentry..

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        HUMOROUS ALBUM OF INDELICATE LADIES

      18. Very Good. [PAINTING ALBUM] TOSHINDO, artist. [A HUMOROUS ALBUM OF INDELICATE LADIES, c. 1880] 22 x 13.8 cm, Orihon folding album in raw silk covered boards. Shibata Toshindo was married into the Shibata family, her original family name was Niwa and birthplace Nagoya. The brother of one artist and married to another, she became a student of Tsukioka Yoshitoshi and developed her skills as a painter of beautiful women. In this album she has turned her brush to a more humorous angle. In a series of 12 double page paintings she has recast the traditional "farting scroll" genre to the feminine side. Feats of strength, wrestling, games, even the ultimate farting contest, performed by robed and (hopefully) perfumed ladies. Fun and obviously irreverent. In very good condition. Quite skillful with a sure line.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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        Dairy Farming Being the Theory, Practice, and Methods of Dairying

      London: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co.. F/NONE. ca. 1880. Hardcover. I simply don't have any faults to tell about on this book; it is in fine, lovely, unworn condition with no handwriting in it, straight, clean and tight, with no soiling and no wear to binding or plates. Gorgeous fine binding with Art Nouveau-type binding with half red leather with 5 raised spine bands and gilt printing and decorations on spine, marbled boards, and all page edges gilt. 25 fascinating delicately and beautifully colored full page chromolithographic plates plus B&W text illustrations. Includes a double page color map: 'Dairy Farming in America - Copied from the 9th U.S. Census' measuring approximate ly 10-1/2" x 16" (in color, and fine condition). Presumed 1st edition (copyright page blank and undated but ca. early 1880s). 10-7/8" tall x 8-3/4" wide x 2" thick (quite heavy). Called for errata sheet bound in. 570 pages including Index, plus 4 pages (2 double-sided sheets) of ads. One plate is listed as being at page 551 and is actually bound in at 556. Laid in is a contemporary to the book newsletter printed on blue paper, 4 pages (large sheet folded once, printed both sides, entitled 'Land', which is an ad for 'A Journal for all interested in Landed and House Property', on the front page, an ad for 'The Livestock Journal and Fancier's Gazette' on the last page, and lists books published by this publisher on the middle two pages. It was not until the late 1800s that cattle breeds were developed specifically for dairy purposes. This book was an effort in the late 19th century to encourage local dairying by teaching the methods needed for raising dairy cattle and producing milk, butter and cheese, and doing so in a safe-for-consumption and standardized manner, instead of importing too much product. Also, in an effort to improve the quality of American dairy products and to make them more acceptable abroad, the Bureau of Animal Industry of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) established the Division of Agrostology and the Dairy Division in 1895, and used some of the information first made available in this book, including the effects of forage grasses on the flavor, odor, and quality of milk and milk products. The watercolor drawing on the left depicts different types of pasture grasses.; Color Illustrations; 10-7/8" x 8-3/4"; 570 incl. Index pages .

      [Bookseller: Authors & Artists]
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        La galerie des femmes. Collection incomplète de huit tableaux recueillis par un amateur. Hambourg 1799.

      sans date vers 1880, Sans lieu, - 207pages, 8 gravures et 1 portrait, relié toile sous emboîtage, les gravures sont insérées dans l?emboîtage, reliure moderne.Tirage à 300 exemplaires.

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie du Varis]
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        The History of the Crusades

      George Barrie, Philadelphia, 1880. Early Edition. Hardcover (Half Leather). Very Good Condition. Illustrator: Gustave Doré. Library stamps, bookplates and notes to endpapers and stamp to title, but unmarked otherwise. In half decorative red morocco, skillfully rebacked, worn at corners. Modest rubbing to bindings which are quite tight and sound. With 100 engravings by Doré. One small repaired tear to a text page, a few finger smudges, otherwise bright and clean internally. Size: Folio. 2-volume set (complete). Illustrator: Gustave Doré. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: History; Art & Design. Inventory No: 042307. . This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books]
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