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        Bibliographia Camoniana, servindo de catalogo official da Exposico Camoniana do centenario. MDLXXX-MDCCCLXXX.

      Porto: Palacio de crystal, Typ. Occidental, [1880].. xxvi, (i. e. xxiv), 133, [2], 135-168, [1] pp. Sm. 4to. Full speckled calf, raised bands decorated in gilt, brown morocco spine label, marbled endpapers, original wrappers bound in. First edition. Innocencio: XIV, 897-18 (p.423). Foulche-Barrau 908. The work of Tito de Noronha and Joaquim de Vasconcellos. Light soiling else near fine with a small sticker on rear endpaper.

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        WHEN ALL IS YOUNG

      New York: E. P. Dutton And Company. n.d. [Circa 1880], 1880 From TBCL's Children's Bookshelf. First Edition. Squarish 8vo., 9-1/2 Inches. Publishers pictorial paper-covered boards with plain green cloth spine. A lovely production printed by Ernest Nister, Nuremberg. Original decorated endpapers. 48 pages of verse, 16 full-page chromolithographs, 8 in-text chromolithographs plus over 20 sepia toned chromos, in-text by Harriett Bennett portraying Victorian childhood scenes with accompanying poetry from the author. Printed on quality heavy paper stock. A very good or better example showing minimal use; contents fresh & free of blemish. The Victorian Childhood Bennett illustrations are wonderful. Very Uncommon.. 1st Edition. Illus. by Harriett, M. Bennett..

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        Lord Stanley engraving Sir Frederick Arthur, 1st Baron Stanley of Preston, 16th Earl of Derby (Lord Stanley of Preston) (1841-1908)

      London : published by Morris & Co. 392 Strand W.C. , [1880]. 1st Edition. No binding. Good+. TRULY RARE. WE CAN FIND NO OTHER COPIES OF THIS ENGRAVING. No date but probably circa 1880 when he would be about 39 years old. [Frederick Arthur Stanley, 16th Earl of Derby] "Lord Stanley" engraving London published by Morris & Co. 392 Strand W.C. Drawn by C.W. Walton. Paper size is 17 1/2"" x 23 5/8". Plate mark size is 10 1/2" x 13". Image size is 5" x 7". Signature Imprint: Lord Stanley ( [facsimile signature] ) Stanley family motto, "Sans Changer" or without changing. Some soiling overall on paper (but not on actual image) and top left corner bent and dark marks. Bottom left corner with darker mark and small bent corner. Overall condition is good+. In 1892, this Lord Stanley, 16th Earl of Derby gave a treasured national icon Ñ the Stanley Cup to symbolize hockey Championship in Canada. It is the same Stanley Cup the National Hockey League competes for each year now. He was the 6th Governor General of Canada., National Portrait Gallery, London has only one similar engraving of Lord Stanley where he is older and their different Lord Stanley engraving is printed later. , "There are 13 portrait lithographs by the artist (Walton) in the collection of the National Portrait Gallery, London. Many of the works he produced were of contemporary figures, including Francis Thomas de Grey Cowper, Seventh Earl Cowper (1834 -1905), who became Lord Lieutenant of Ireland and Charlotte Anne Montagu-Douglas-Scott (née Thynne), Duchess of Buccleuch (1811-1895), who served as Mistress of the Robes to Queen Victoria. Some of Walton's portraits were used to illustrate books. It seems that many of his earlier works were published by the firm of Morris & Co., 392 Strand, but he later published his own works from 103, Shaftesbury Avenue. Interestingly, a lithograph by Walton of Philip William Skynner Miles in the collection of the National Portrait Gallery was published by 'Morris, Walton & Co', so it seems he may have briefly been in partnership with Morris & Co." quoted from Philippa Martin, Curator, Information and Research (Historical) UK Government Art Collection

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        A Tramp Abroad

      American Publishing Company, 1880. Hardcover. Good. American Publishing Company, Hartford, CT 1880. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. Original cloth binding with gold gilt illustration at the front board and gilt lettering at the spine. Has all first issue points. Frontispiece has the caption "Moses" which was later changed to "Titian's Moses". Binding A, sheets bulk to 1 5/8". Rare. {ref: BAL 3386}. Book Condition: Good+, original cloth binding with gilt illustration at the front board, book is tight and square, shelf wear at the edges, portrait frontispiece of Mark Twain, tissue guard and "Moses" frontispiece present, illustrated throughout, minor hinge repair at the front endpaper, dampstain at the head and fore-edge of the first one hundred pages, stains worst at the first few pages, darkening, previous owner's inscription in pencil at the front endpaper.

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        Studies from the Morphological Laboratory in the University of Cambridge. [Spine title]: Embryological Tracts. [With]: Studies from the Morphological Laboratory in the University of Cambridge. Part II. [Spine title]: Embryological Tracts II

      Williams and Norgate London: Williams and Norgate. 1880, 1882. First. First edition. Two volumes. 10 folding plates in Volume I; 9 folding plates in Volume II. Originally published in wrappers, these copies rebound in Japanese vellum at an early date with titles in gilt. Single ink stroke on front board of one volume, some scattered foxing, else near fine copies. Two volumes from the quarterly microscopical publication. .

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        Camping In The Rocky Mountains. Two Lectures Delivered By

      [Jersey City]: Ladies' Aid Society. Good. 1880. First Edition. Softcover. Original gold stamped wrappers, covers lightly stained, binding separating. ; An excessively rare little travel account of camping out in Colorado. Not in Howes, Graff, Eberstadt, Decker, Reese: Train to Plane, Soliday, Wynar, Streeter Sale, auction records, etc. Elaborate description of Colorado and Denver in particular .

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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

      Ex officina Bernhardi Tauchnitz Lipsiae: Ex officina Bernhardi Tauchnitz, 1880. 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.. 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.

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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.

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        Gua de Forasteros de siempre fiel Isla de Cuba para el Ao Econmico de 1880-81.

      388 pp. Red morocco embossed in blind, gilt ornamental borders, marbled endpapers. Illus. with 12 in-text zodiac signs. See Sabin 17777. Annual guide, almanac and register for Cuba with names of government, judicial, provincial, and military officials. OCLC locates two copies in the United States, Yale and Vanderbilt, and six others, British Lib., BN France, BN Spain, and three more Spanish libraries. Provenance: Biblioteca Alberto Parreo. A very good copy, minor rubbing, armorial bookplate on front pastedown.

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        Picturesque St. Paul

      First Edition. Quarto. The rare album of photogravures by George W. James and Anson P. Bateman, the proprietors of Northwestern Photo Company published during the 1880's. The photos are of local subjects that include grand houses, churches, street scenes, landscapes and waterfalls. There are 105 photographs on 60 leaves, plus a half-title, title page and eleven pages of text. The book is complete with original end papers. The book was originally bound in half leather with cloth boards. The spine has been restored with cloth and the corners are unrestored and worn. The titling on the front cover is still bright. Hard Cover. Book condition: Very Good

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        The power of movement in plants

      John Murray London: John Murray, 1880. Publisher's textured green cloth, covers framed in blind, spine with gilt-stamped title; faint discoloration to outer edge of front cover and lower outer corner of back cover, tiny spots of insect damage near joints (one carrying through about 60 pp., not touching text). Hinges (inside) tender, as is often seen with this book, with pastedowns and free endpapers showing evidence of past dampness in lower portions, not affecting interior; two leaves with corners lost away from text. Title-page with early inked ownership inscription in upper portion, first text page (only) with pencilled marks of emphasis; pages clean. British bookseller's invoice from 1983 laid in.A pleasing copy.. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.65"). x, 592, 32 (adv.) pp.; illus. First edition of Darwin's examination of the mechanisms of motion in flowering plants, a follow-up to his work on climbing plants — based on experiments conducted with the assistance of his son Francis Darwin, and mentioning natural selection as a possible explanation for plants' ability to bend towards or away from environmental stimuli (pp. 569/70). The volume is illustrated with => numerous in-text engravings of circumnutation patterns, plant structures, diurnal and nocturnal leaf positions, tropisms, etc. This is the first issue of the first edition, with two lines of errata on p. x and publisher's advertisements at the back dated 1878.

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        American Inventions and Improvements in Breech-Loading Small Arms, Heavy Ordinance, Machine Guns, Magazine Arms, Fixed Ammunition, Pistols, Projectiles, Explosives, and Other Munitions of War, including a Chapter on Spor

      407, [4] pp. 4to. Red buckram with gilt title, original gilt illustration of a cannon laid down on front board. First edition. Illus. with three chromolithographic plates in metallic inks, three steel engravings, and numerous illustrations throughout. Thorough and well illustrated. A very good or better rebound copy, U.S. Army Library Engineering School bookplate to front pastedown, a few notations to the dedication page, else contents fine with brilliant plates.

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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1880. 17th edition

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

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        Postkortalbum ca. 1900 med glansbilleder.

      Blå helshirting med præget guldmotiv af engle og kloden. Præget tekst på forpermen: Fødselsdagsalbum. Indholder ca. 460 glansbilleder fra 1880´erne i varierende størrelser (mindste 3x1,5 cm - største ca.30x25). Heraf rigtig mange engle- og julemandsmotiver. Et utrolig velholdt og smukt opsat album. Yderligere billeder sendes gerne på anmodning.. Postcardalbum around 1900 (3x18cm) with coloured scraps. Blue cloth with gilt angels stamped onto the front board. Stamped text: Fødselsdagsalbum (Birthdayalbum). Contains around 460 coloured scraps from 1880´s in different sizes (smallest measuring 3x1,5cm - largest 20x18 cm). Lots of angels and Santa Claus scraps. A very fine and beautifully decorated album. More pictures available upon request. (Porto kr. 40,- på brevforsendelser i Danmark)

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        Eucalyptographia. A descriptive Atlas of the Eucalypts of Australia and the adjoining islands. First [to] seventh decade. (7 Teile von 10).

      4°, 6 S. Einleitung u. 77 lithogr. Taf. m. ca. 80 Textbl., Priv.-HLdr., Bibliotheksbd.: Schildchenspur am Fuss u. auf V.deckel, Stempel a. Vs. u. Titelblatt recto u. verso; Kapitale u. Rückenkanten beschabt, Kanten berieben, 2 Tafeln im Bund geschnitten u. m. Transparent-Klebband wieder montiert, 1 Textbl. lose; innen sonst tadelloses, frisches Ex. EA. Standardwerk zu den Eukalyptus-Gewächsen des Baron von Müller (1825 - 1896).

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        Wappenbuch der Stadt Basel.

      4°, 2 Bl., 78 farb. lithograph. Tafeln mit vielen Wappen, 2 Bl. Inhaltsverzeichnis, Prunkeinband goldgeprägt., Rundumgoldschnitt, Vorsätze stärker stockfl. Blätter wenig finger- u. stockfleckig. Benedikt Meyer-Kraus (1813-1889) Basler Lokalhistoriker und Porträtsammler (insgesamt 44000 Blätter) die er 1878 der Universitätsbibliothek übergab.

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        Photographie - Aegypten. 10 Orig.-Photographien (Albuminabzüge aufgezogen).

      21 x 27 cm, Etwas gelblich, min. angeschmutzt, 1 Aufnahme mit kleiner Verletzung. In der Platte signiert und betitelt. Diverse Ansichten. Rückkehr von Mekka, Eingang der Cheopspyramide, Wasserschöpfer, Frau, m. Schleier, Hafen von Suez, Lac Timsak, Eselreiter, Alexandria, Beduienengruppe, Esel in Kairo. - Adelphoi Zangaki (die Zangaki Brüder) (1870-1890) zwei griechische Photographen die sich auf Aufnahmen der ägyptischen kultutgüter und des Alltags spezialisierten.

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        Schauspielerinnen, 1 Schauspieler (inszenierte Photographie). 22 Original-Photographien. Konvolut.

      ca. 18 x 9 cm, Auf Karton aufgezogene Orig.-Albumin- Abzüge, Minimst berieben, einige mit minimem Lichtrand. Grösstenteils aus den Photostudios Angerer, Wien, und Koller, Budapest (2 aus New York, 1 Thiele, Dresden).

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        Original cartoon: "A Two-legged Camel", pencil, ink and wash on paper, signed ("Tho Worth/80/New York")

      New York 1880 New York, 1880. 13-3/4 x 11 inches. The caption: "Mr. Johnson, leaving his office for his country home loaded as usual, meets a French Dressmaker" [who says] "Ah Monsieur Johnson--I catch you just in time, here are three new dresses for Madame, you will carry them very careful and not muss them.". Old folds, else near fine. Peters, Currier & Ives, I, p. 70 et seq . Thomas Worth (1834- 1917), "Uncle Tommy" as he was known to all his acquaintances and friends, sold his first comic sketch to Nathaniel Currier in 1855; he was to become one of the most popular of Currier & Ives's artists. He specialized in comic and caricature work--one of his "Darktown Comics" lithographs sold 73,000 copies--but also did racing and sporting scenes, as well as other subjects. In addition, he illustrated Dickens's Old Curiosity Shop, and contributed to "Judge" and other periodicals. He was a careful craftsman, often revising his work until he had achieved the best possible effect, and was noted for his enormous personal charm

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        [Photograph Album]: Scandinavia, Russia, and Art Work

      [Circa 1880]. Large heavy oblong folio. Measuring 17" x 12.25". Half morocco and cloth with "Photographs" in gilt on spine. An exhaustive album with over 160 tipped-in photographs. Large images, usually one or two to the page. An extensive album of photographs divided between scenery and art works from museums. Roughly the first third of the album is from Belgium and the Netherlands; the second from Scandinavia, with perhaps the majority from Norway; and the last section on Russia, including four lovely color images of buildings. Additionally, there are several images of European notables. All, or very near all, images are captioned in ink. Edgewear at the extremities, stain on front board, very good; some erosion and insect damage on the first image, otherwise the images are near fine or better. A standard, if massive, album of art and travel. .

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        Works of Washington Irving

      G.P. Putnam's Sons. 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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        The Works of William Shakespeare. The Text Revised by The Rev. Alexander Dyce.

      10 volumes. Bickers and Son, London 1880. Large 8vo. Litographed frontispiece portrait. Fine contemporary full mottled calf bindings with lavish gilt spines (with red and dark green titlelabels), gilt decorations on boards and inside gilt border. All 3 edges gilt. A few hinges weak.. Attractive set in Victorian bindings

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        [Strindberg] Klubbens handlingar.

      Första kapitlet. 23 november 1880-1881. Stockholm, Central-tryckeriet, 1881. (12) s. + (STAAFF, ERIK) Strindberg och "Klubben". Ur Pehr Staaffs efterlämnade papper. Tidningsurklipp ur Dagens nyheter den 25 augusti 1918. (3) s. Lätt nött rött halvmarokängband med upphöjda bind och övre guldsnitt (Knut Hässlers bokbinderi). Främre omslag medbundet. Tidningsurklippet, monterat i tvåspalt på tre sidor efter huvudarbetet, har orsakat viss missfärgning av sista sidan av trycket. Med Lars A. Lindgrens exlibris och Svante Svedlins förgyllda pärmexlibris.. Ej i Zetterlund. Det "eviga och glänsande" sällskapet Klubben, vars "synliga ändamål" enligt stadgarna var "nöjet", stiftades hösten 1880 av Strindberg. Det bestod ursprungligen av 17 medlemmar. August och Siri Strindberg delade på sekreterarsysslan och deras skämtsamma "halfårsberättelse" återfinns på s. (9). I Erik Staaffs artikel avslöjas bland annat det alkoholbemängda "Ceremoniel vid receptionerna" som i boken representeras av en tom sida med noten: "Får icke tryckas". Den likaledes med en tom sida markerade "Klubbens hemlighet" förblir dock förborgad

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        Calendar of State Papers, Colonial Series. America and the West Indies, 1661-1668 [to] 1706-1708. Edited by W. Noel Sainsbury. 18 Volumes

      London: Longman & Co., etc., 1880. 18 volumes arranged as follows: 1661-1668, 1669-1674, 1675-1676. 1677-1680, 1681-1685, 1685-1688, 1689-1692, 1693-1696, 1696-1697, 1697-1698, 1699, 1700, 1701, 1702, 1702-1703, 1704-1705, 1706-1708; all thick quartos, mostly binding copies, some age darkening passim, text of the first volume is brittle; some marginalia and underlining to text. Photos available upon request.

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        REVUE DES ARTS DECORATIFS (1880-1886) LE PRIME SEI ANNATE (Redacteur en chef VICTOR CHAMPIER), Paris, Quantin A. imprimeur-éditeur, 1880

      Sul primo numero della raccolta compare la dichiarazione della redazione che recita così : "La Revue des arts décoratifs est fondée pour propager les idées et les principes que se sont donné pour farie accepter dans notre pays la "Societé de l'union centrale des arts appliques à l'industrie et celle du Museée des arts décoratifs". Questa enunciazione è perseguita con professionalità e passione in tutte le annate che offriamo e vengono presentati tutti i settori delle ARTI DECORATIVE che a fine ottocento presero il centro del mondo artistico. Ferronerie, Bois sculptè, Porcelaine de Chine, Mobilier, Peinture decorative, Verrerier, Decorations de Fétes, Serrurier, Bronze, Armes, Métal, Orfevrerie, Vitraux, Illustrations des livres, Sculpture, Tapisserie, Tabletterier, Décoration des appartements, Amublements, Décorations des palais, Verrerie, eccetera, eccetera. Opera monumentale NON COMUNE come illustrarzioni e come rigorose descrizioni, in lingua francese. formato22 x 31,5, elegante legatura mz. tela bleu con 6 nervi, fregi e titoli in oro ai dorsi, ex libris Marchese di Rende, mancanza alla parte alka del dorso sul VI volume. Tomo primo 1880-1881 pp. 551 - planches hors texte 33 Tomo sec. 1881-1882 pp. 411 - " " 41 Tomo terzo 1882-1883 pp. 399 - " " 48 Tomo quarto 1883-1884 pp. 424 - " " 54 Tomo quinto 1884-1885 pp. 644 - " " 35 Tomo sesto 1885-1886 pp. 395 - " " 35 Le tavole, splendide fotografie e/o incisioni ottocentesche, raffigurano capolavori di artigiani .nei vari settori delle arti decorative. Alcune sono anche a colori. All'interno dei testi ci sono poi altre centinaia di incisioni di ogni tipo.

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        Bankospil fra 1880´erne.

      Indholder 10 plader med tilhørende brikker (ialt 68). Pladerne har motiver med agerende mennesker, hvor hovedet mangler. De runde bankobrikker er alle udstyret med forskellige ansigter. Indlagt i chokoladeæske med portræt af Dronning Alexandrine.. Bingo from the 1880´s. Contents 10 bingo plates and matching pieces (total of 68). Plates showing people in different acts - all missing their heads. The bingo pieces shows the different faces. Put in chocolate-box with a portrait of the danish Queen Alexandrine. (Porto kr. 40,- på brevforsendelser i Danmark)

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        "W. Freeborn's system of Articulated Locomotives": detailed engineering drawing, pen and ink on thin prepared translucent cloth, signed "J.H. M¸ller Eng. 25 Chambers Str. del"

      New York ca. 1880 New York, ca. 1880. (RAILROADS) Image 52-1/2 inches long, 22 inches high. Framed. . Fine condition . A beautiful cut-away engineering drawing consisting of four studies; front, head-on view; back view; and two side views of a steam locomotive, with cow-catcher, top bell, and ornamented headlight, done with meticulous skill. Possibly used in a patent application, for developing component specifications, or for displaying to potential investors. A handsome and highly decorative work

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        TABLE MOUNTAIN, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa

      Cape Town:. 1880.. 13-1/8" x 7-7/16". Broadside, printed recto only. 11 stanzas of verse. Text double column, with thin vertical rule dividing. Signed in type at conclusion: "Charles F. Crewes. / Cape Town, June 2, 1880. / 42, Adderley-street.". Age toning & spotting to paper. 5 faint horizontal fold-lines. A VG. copy.. A poetical tribute, "Kingly Mountain, soaring high ... Imperial monarch of the plain!", to this prominent geographical sentinel watching over Cape Town, which, from the earliest to the present day, remains a popular attraction to the populace below.Ê The author a bit of an enigma... Theal records no other works by Crewes, with additional research suggesting he was a Cape Town photographer, having a studio, during the early 1880s, at the broadside's printed address: 42, Adderley-street. With respect to the piece itself, we are unable to find this literary work recorded in any major on-line database, including that of the University of South Africa, nor do we find it in the NUC. A rare 19th C. Cape Town publication. . At top, an S. Hampton drawn image, 2-9/16" x 6-1/8", depicting Cape Town harbor, with Table Mountain, Devil's Peak & "The Lion" in the background. Lithographed by H. Doree, Burg St., Cape Town.

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        Religions et religion.

      Calmann Lévy Frères Éditeur Ancienne Maison Michel Lévy Frères (stampa: F.S. Benoit) Edizione originale, lungo poema. Uno degli ultimi libri poetici pubblicati in vita. In esergo: «Ce livre a été commencé en 1870; il est terminé en 1880. L?an 1870 a donné à la papauté l?infallibilité et à l?empire Sedan. Que fera l?an 1880?». Bell?esemplare a pieni margini, pregiato da invio autografo dell?autore a Henry Rochefort, il fondatore de ?La Cronique parisienne? e de ?La Lanterne?(sequestrata per ordine di Napoleone III). in 8° pp. [8] 441 [3].

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        American Inventions and Improvements in Breech-Loading Small Arms, Heavy Ordinance, Machine Guns, Magazine Arms, Fixed Ammunition, Pistols, Projectiles, Explosives and Other Munitions of War, including a Chapter on Sporting Arms

      Springfield Mass: Chapin & Gould. London: N. Trbner & Co 1880 Springfield, Mass: Chapin & Gould. London: N. Tr¸bner & Co, 1880. First edition. 4to. Illustrated with chromolithograph frontispiece of a "New Model 44 Army Pistol, Smith and Wesson" and one other chromolithograph plate, plus 2 engravings and many others in text. 407, [4] pp. Original red cloth, stamped in gilt. Upper cover faded across the diagonal upper left, inner joint starting, spine a bit darkened. Rilings 1072

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        [Photograph Album]: Scandinavia, Russia, and Art Work

      [Circa 1880]. Large heavy oblong folio. Measuring 17" x 12.25". Half morocco and cloth with "Photographs" in gilt on spine. An exhaustive album with over 160 tipped-in photographs. Large images, usually one or two to the page. An extensive album of photographs divided between scenery and art works from museums. Roughly the first third of the album is from Belgium and the Netherlands; the second from Scandinavia, with perhaps the majority from Norway; and the last section on Russia, including four lovely color images of buildings. Additionally, there are several images of European notables. All, or very near all, images are captioned in ink. Edgewear at the extremities, stain on front board, very good; some erosion and insect damage on the first image, otherwise the images are near fine or better. A standard, if massive, album of art and travel.

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        Jungle Life in India ; Or The Journeys and Journals of an Indian Geologist

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

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        The Illustrated Book of Poultry.

      With practical schedules for judging, constructed from actual analysis of the best modern decisions. Revised edition. Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co. 1880. Large 4:o. 103 illustrations on wood in the text. viii,591,(1 blank),(4 List of Books) pp. + 50 chromolithograph plates. Publisher`s green pictorial cloth, all edges gilt. Rebacked with the old spine preserved. New endpapers. Old free front endpaper with inscription preserved. Preface lacking 6 cm at lower end with loss of three lines of text. A few plates lacking tissue guard. Last leaf with menden long tears. Pages 281-284 with repair to lower margin and repair to plate facing page 285 (Wheaten Game Hen). Pages 425-428 with some tears in lower margin and with loss of corner piece page 227/228. 28,5 x 22 cm

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        The Power of Movement in Plants

      London: John Murray, 1880.. Second thousand, with 196 text illustrations, small 8vo, pp x, 592, marbled edges, contemporary half calf and marbled paper a little rubbed, decorated spine gilt, slightly worn at the head of the spine and cracking slightly at the tops of both joints (though not weak), marbled endpapers, the first and last blanks a little foxed, a tiny ink erasure on the front blank. [Anthony Huxley's copy, with his stamp on the second blank. Also with the signature of A.R.Carr.FREEMAN 1326, but bound without the advertisements.]

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        The Great West: Its Attractions and Resources

      Charles R. Brodix, 1880. Red cloth covered boards, gilt title on spine, illustrated with maps and b/w engravings, 528 pages. Presumed 1st Edition. Former library copy with library marks but no pocket. Binding lightly worn but gilt faded, spine rounded, front paste down scuffed along lower margin, fore edge of title page chipped, paper age toned. Scans available. Additional postage may necessary for Priority or International addresses.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket.

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        Garfield’s signed copy of the 1880 “Report of the Commissioners of Fisheries of Maryland” – the year he was elected President

      The first Presidential memorial library, completed at the Lawnfield estate in Ohio by the widow of James Garfield four years after his assassination, houses almost 3,000 books that were used and treasured by the 20th president. Books were a scarce commodity to young James, who lost his father before the age of two, and was raised by his mother who struggled to maintain a humble existence. Both James Garfield and his wife Lucretia were voracious readers and amassed a large collection of books. Some twenty years ago, several dozen of his books were de-accessioned, and one of these books is described below: Book, “Report of the Commissioners of Fisheries of Maryland January, 1880,” soft cover, 78 pages plus 269 page Appendix “Development of the American Oyster,”, 5.5” x 9”. Annapolis: Maryland Republican Print., 1880. Signed “J.A. Garfield” on the cover. Illustrated with charts and diagrams including ten plates “Development of the Oyster.” Attached to the last page is a fold-out 21.5” x 36.5” United States Coast Survey color map, “Coast Chart / Chesapeake Bay” (slight tear). Light soiling at the top and right edges of the cover. Foxing on the fore-edge. Housed in a custom blue-cloth covered clamshell case with “Report of the / Commissioners / of Fisheries / of Maryland” stamped in gilt on a blue leather label at the top of the spine and, on lower portion, also in gilt, “James Garfield’s / Signed Copy / 1880.” On January 13, 1880, the month this report was issued, U.S. Representative James A. Garfield was elected to the U.S. Senate for the term beginning March 4, 1881. On November 2, 1880, Garfield was elected President. At that moment he was a member of the House of Representatives, Senator-elect, and President-elect. On November 8th, he resigned from the House and on December 23rd, after the Electoral College met, he declined his January 1880 election to the Senate. On March 4, 1881, he was inaugurated President.

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        FABLES OF LA FONTAINE

      1880. 2. MOVEABLE. (FABLES) FABLES OF LA FONTAINE by Jean de la Fontaine. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, no date, circa 1880. 4to (9 x 11 1/2") cloth. backed pictorial boards, light edgewear and few minor mends at tabs else VG+. Featuring 6 wonderful moveable plates in full color featuring humanized animals to accompany the fables. By pulling the tab, several pieces move at once. A clever and very scarce book in excellent condition.

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        Die Tuberkulose vom Standpunkte der Infectionslehre

      Alexander Edelmann Leipzig: Alexander Edelmann, 1880. 8vo. 44pp. Original printed wrappers, spine a bit chipped. 230 x 153 mm. Ownership inscription on front wrapper of "Fehling," most likely H.C. von Fehling (1812-85), professor in the Technical High School, Stuttgart, best known for his test for sugar in urine (G-M 680, "Fehling's solution," 1848), a test which opened the way for a definitive chemical study of diabetes mellitus. First Edition. Garrison-Morton 2329: ". . . Among [Cohnheim's] many valuable experiments, the greatest perhaps was his successful inoculation of tuberculosis in the anterior chamber of the rabbit's eye, 1877, an account of which is included in the above work. This proved that tuberculous material derived from different sources owed its infectiveness to the same contagious factor. . ." A significant association copy signed by the famous researcher H.C. von Fehling.

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        Dorothy: A Poem

      Autograph Manuscript. 78 folio leaves, written on the rectos only. Small tears at the extremities, some smudges, a few pencil corrections, mostly editorial in nature, near fine, housed in a cloth chemise and slipcase. Dated in pencil 14 March 1880. Laid in is a Typed Letter Signed from the author's great nephew, A.N.L. Munby, the compiler of the monumental catalog of the fantastic Sir Thomas Phillipps collection of manuscripts, dated in 1956 to an American bookseller, thanking the bookseller for informing him that he has three of Phillipps's manuscripts, which he will add to his lists, expressing interest that the dealer has his great-uncle's manuscript, and mentioning that the rest of A.J. Munby's manuscripts are at Trinity College in Cambridge. The author's finished and final draft of this epic poem about a working woman, a subject he apparently found fascinating, as he clandestinely married a maidservant while he continually interviewed working women. His diaries of these interviews are generally considered of equal or even more lasting value than his poetry. .

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        A HISTORY Of STOCKTON From Its Organization Up to the Present Time Including a Sketch of San Joaquin County Comprising a History of the Government, Politics, State of Society, Religion, Fire Department, Commerce, Secret Societies, Art, Science, Manufactures, Agriculture and Miscellaneous Events Within the Past Thirty Years. Illustrated with Portraits & Familiar Woodcuts

      San Francisco:: W. M. Hinton & Co.,. 1880.. 8vo. 8-7/8" x 5-5/8". 1st edition (Cowan II, p. 640; Howes T-273; Rocq 13138). TLs [& envelope] from author laid-in. xvi, [2], 196, [2], 203 - 397, [1 (blank)] pp.. Original publisher's brown cloth binding with gilt stamped title lettering to spine (professionally rebacked).. Square & tight. Spine gilt dull. PO name stamp. Overall, a VG+. copy.. Tinkham's TLs, dated 1926, responds to a request for his book, which he is unable to provide, advising "Miss Woods", from San Francisco, it's already "very scarce and going up in price". A fact that still applies today... the work somewhat uncommon on the commercial market, especially in collectible condition as is this copy; ABPC shows 1995 the last one to auction. . Frontis photograph(s): one of Weber & the other of his residence [by J. P. Spooner]. 4 inserted plates. Cuts.

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        The Pilgrimage of the "Ticonderoga"

      Francis Valentine & Co. San Francisco: Francis, Valentine & Co.. 1880. First. First edition. Octavo. Cloth and printed papercovered boards. 85pp. Rear hinge neatly repaired, small spot of erosion to the paper at the bottom of the front board, a nice, very good copy. An almost certainly privately printed, detailed account of a cruise by the U.S.S. Ticonderoga beginning in 1878, and which visited most of Africa and Asia. Very scarce, OCLC lists but six copies -- three in California, two in New York, and one in Washington, DC. .

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        A.L.S. Longfellow to noted poet and journalist Charles Kent

      4 pp. Cambridge, Apr. 29, 1880. 12mo. Neatly written letter from Longfellow to Charles Kent (1823-1902), well-known English poet, biographer and journalist, concerning a book written by Kent ("Corona Catholica), and others sent to Longfellow for which Kent had never heard back concerning Longfellow's receipt of the books. He writes: "My Dear Mr. Kent, I hasten wit all speed to thank you for your kind letter and for the "Corona Catholica," both of which reached me safely and are very welcome. But I am troubled by what you say of the other books sent so long ago, your collected Poems, and "Charles Dickens as Reader." They were both received and I wrote to you at the time a letter full of thanks, particularly for the Poems and among the Poems, more particularly for the beautiful lines addressed to me, which I always deeply feel." He goes on to say that he is truly grieved that his letter never reached Kent, with the only consolation being this letter. He also thanks Kent for the "Corona" but states that is "very curious..." and that he does care as much for the "Prophecy of St. Malachi" as Kent does. "But I do care for the versions of your lines in various languages. I have always been much interested in such things, and this is a valuable addition to my little store of linguistic curiosities. Signed in full, "Yours faithfully, Henry W. Longfellow. Superb letter in very good condition.

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        PRINCIPLES Of ELECTRO-HOMOEOPATHY. A New Science Discovered by Coiunt Cesar Mattei, of Bologna

      Nice:: Printing and Stereotype Offices V.-E. Gauthier and Co.,. 1880.. 8vo. 7-1/8" x 4-5/8". 1st Edition in English. [2], 6, 235, [5] pp.. Modern brown quarter calf binding with marbled paper boards. New eps.. Binding - Fine. Textblock - VG+ (occasional po pencil underlining &. marginal notes).. Electro-homoeopathy is a derivative of homeopathy that originated with Count Cesar Mattei of Bologna. The name is derived from a combination of electro (referring to an electric bio-energy content supposedly extracted from plants and of therapeutic value, rather than electricity in its conventional sense) and homeopathy (referring to an alternative medicinal philosophy developed by Samuel Hahnemann in the 18th century). Electro- homeopathy has been defined as the combination of electrical devices and homeopathy, however some contend that it is the therapeutic use of homeopathic preparations of certain "electric bio-energy" herbs that is intended by the term. The discipline is regarded as distinct from traditional homeopathy, which relies on serially diluted remedies of substances that cause similar symptoms to those as it is attempting to cure; electro-homeopathy, however, does not directly follow the "law of similars". Mattei studied natural science, anatomy, physiology, pathology, chemistry and botany. He ultimately focused on the supposed therapeutic power of 'electricity' in botanical extracts, making bold, ultimately unsupported, claims for the efficacy of his treatments, including the claim that his treatments offered a non-surgical alternative to cancer. Not surprisingly, his claims were met with skepticism by established medical authorities. Notwithstanding criticisms, including a challenge by the British medical establishment to the claimed success of cancer treatments, electro-homeopathy (or Matteism, as it was sometimes known at the time) was embraced and by the beginning of the 20th century had adherents in Germany, France, the USA and the UK; it had been the subject of approximately 100 publications and there were three journals dedicated to it. After Mattei's death, his work was built upon by Theodore Krauss (1864 - 1924) who amplified the number of available treatments, including the introduction of injectable forms of treatment, and modernized production processes. [Wiki]. Scarce book on the subject- OCLC records 6 cc worldwide, with just 2 in the US. ABPC shows no copies at auction these past 30+ years. . Frontis, "C. Mattei". 3 views of human figures, pp. 236 - 237.

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

      William Mackenzie 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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        MILANO: PANORAMA.

      Bellissimo panorama della città (mm. 200x575, più i margini) disegnato ed inciso all?acquatinta da Giudici, acquarellato a mano (sotto passe-partout). La veduta è presa da sud-ovest della Piazza del Duomo in modo che la cattedrale, posta al centro, è ripresa sia dalla facciata che dal fianco destro. Inoltre, sulla sinistra, è visibile l?arco della Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II (terminata nel 1877). Nel ns. esemplare i margini sono stati dipinti in nero nascondendo così la scritta: a sin.: ?Giudici dis. ed incise? - a ds.: Proprietà artistica.

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        Dairy Farming Being the Theory, Practice, and Methods of Dairying (plus laid-in contemporary newsletter, 'Land')

      London: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co.. F/NONE. ca. 1880. Hardcover. 41, 44, 45, 46, 49, 60. 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.Scientists in the Division of Agrostology studied 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 .

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        Gamla Stockholm.

      Anteckningar ur tryckta och otryckta källor. Stockholm, Central-tryckeriet, 1880-82. 638,(1),XII s. & planscher. Nio häften. Omslagen med riss och nötta ryggar. Det tredje häftet med pappersförlust på främre omslaget. Några av de bakre omslagen med småfläckar. Sista häftet nött och nästan isär i häftningen.. Zetterlund I:14. Originalutgåvan i den form den först såldes. Det sista häftesomslagets baksida gör reklam för originalpärmarna till verket. På andra omslag görs reklam för både "Röda rummet" och "Gillets hemlighet". Häftesomslagen bär den otympliga titeln: "Gamla Stockholm. Dess gator, gränder och torg; folkklasser, typer, personnager, original; dess folknöjen och förlustelseställen; sedvänjor vid högtider och fester; olyckor, eldsvådor, farsoter, tumult; korporationer, skrån, gillen, ordnar; ungdom, dess lekar och skollif; polis, bevakning, belysning; vidare ordlista öfver Stockholms-målet med bångmål, visor, skrock, gåtor; och till slut gatans flora och fauna. Anteckningar ur tryckta och otryckta källor framletade, samlade och utgifna af Claes Lundin och August Strindberg." Detta, det första större kulturhistoriska verk som Strindberg skrev, har liknats vid en förstudie till hans stora "Svenska folket". Det var från början tänkt att Strindberg skulle skriva arbetet själv men uppgiften visade sig honom övermäktig och Claes Lundin kallades in som medhjälpare. Denne kom sedermera att i själva verket skriva merparten av boken. De två författarna hade inte samma åsikter om hur arbetet skulle bedrivas, Strindberg ville skriva underhållande, Lundin var mer grundlig. Lundin gav några år senare ut även "Nya Stockholm", denna gång helt utan Strindbergs inblandning

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        Gillets hemlighet.

      Comedi i fyra akter. Stockholm, Central-tryckeriet, 1880. (4),132 s. Häftad. Lätt snedläst och obetydligt nött. I fodrad pappkassett med guldornerad marokängrygg och upphöjda bind. Titelbladet med E. Hillbergs stpl, omslaget med Eric Zachrisons stpl och kassetten med Svante Svedlins guldpräglade pärmexlibris. Dedikation till "Broder Emil Hillberg vänskapsfullt fr. förf.". Zetterlund I:15. Detta Strindbergs 1400-talsdrama om konkurrerande byggmästare och färdigbyggandet av Uppsala domkyrka har lästs som en allegori över Strindbergs position i den nordiska litteraturvärlden. Dramat blev ingen publiksuccé trots en del gillande recensioner, och Strindberg hävdade senare att han skrivit dramat mest för att skapa en roll åt sin hustru. Siri spelade mycket riktigt den kvinnliga huvudrollen. I "Tjänstekvinnans son" skriver Strindberg: "Som man icke går på teatern för att höra filosofi, så föll stycket, tyst och stilla som det kommit, men begrovs under lovsång av en del gamle, som i detsamma sett något mycket skönt, och ett löfte om bättring från den ryslige författaren till Röda rummet". Skådespelaren Emil Hillberg (1852-1929) spelade rollen som Jacques vid uruppförandet av "Gillets hemlighet" på Dramaten 1880. När pjäsen sattes upp på Svenska teatern 26 år senare spelade han rollen som dennes åldrade fader. Strindberg verkar inte ha varit helt nöjd med Hillbergs insats. I ett brev till teaterns direktör Erik af Edholm i samband med ett tänkt återupptagande av pjäsen i november 1880 föreslår han att Hillberg ska bytas ut "och styckets öfverflödiga tyngd aflägsnas derigenom." När det 1884 åter var tal om att sätta upp pjäsen var Strindberg mycket tveksam: "ty jag är numera öfvertygad om att stycket är omöjligt för teatern!". Till den tilltänkta regissören August Lindberg skriver han: "Vill du emellertid hjelpa saken, som ändå är ohjelplig, så stryk, stryk utaf helvete, långa kakor! [...] Och en hufvudsak, som du bestämdt kan arrangera! Låt hela stycket gå i ett raskt tempo. Inga Hillbergska gäspningar!" Hillberg fick emellertid sin revansch genom att göra stor succé som Gert Bokpräntare i "Mäster Olof" året därpå

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        MOTIFS HISTORIQUES D'ARCHITECTURE ET DE SCULPTURE D'ORNEMENT. Décorations intérieures. Empruntées à des édifices francais, du commancement de la Renaissance à la fin de Louis XVI.

      In folio, solido astuccio in mz. tela mod. contenente, a fogli sciolti, frontesp., Indici, e una raccolta di compl. 199 (su 200) tavv. inc. in rame, di cui 18 sono bellissime cromolitografie. Vi sono raffigurati "ensembles de salons, salles à manger, chambres à coucher, boudoirs, etc. - escaliers - cheminées - portes - plafonds - trumeaux - panneaux - encadrements de glace, etc." ricavati da edifici francesi. Questo ricchissimo apparato iconografico è suddiviso in 2 voll. Il primo contempla gli stili ?Louis XII (1497-1515) - François I (1515-1547) - Henry II (1547-1559) - Henry III (1575-1589) - Henry IV (1589-1610) - Louis XIII (1610-1643) - Louis XIV (1643-1715) // Il secondo, gli stili ?Louis XV (1715-1774) - Louix XVI (1774-1792)?. Con fiorit. margin. ma complessivam. un buon esemplare.

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