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        The draperies at the "Makam Ibrahim" (Abraham's Station) in Mecca.

      [Weißenburg, Burckardt, c. 1880/88]. - Colour lithograph. 43 x 33.3 cm. One of the very rare Weißenburg illustrated broadsheets showing oriental motifs. These were published under the fictitious address of Hassan Uwais (Auvès) in Cairo. The actual publisher, Camille Burckardt, was head of the Weißenburg company from 1880 until 1888. - Slight crease, minor edge damage and browning. All of these prints are very rare; a different print commanded £21,250 at Sotheby's in 2012. Des Mondes de Papier p. 66, no. 2.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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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 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Gamekeeper at Home, The

      London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1880. Richard Jefferies 'The Gamekeeper at Home'In a Fine Exhibition Binding by Zaehnsdorf[ZAEHNSDORF, binder]. [JEFFERIES, Richard]. The Gamekeeper at Home: Sketches of Natural History and Rural Life. With illustrations by Charles Whymper. London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1880. First illustrated edition. Octavo (7 3/4 x 5 3/8 inches; 192 x 137 mm.). xii, 219, 1, blank] pp. With forty-one line illustrations in the text.Bound ca. 1900 in a fine 'Exhibition' binding by Zaehnsdorf (stamp-signed in black on front silk paste-down). Full dark green morocco, covers with elaborate gilt pointille decoration surrounding a fox, a dog, a trout and a partridge in the corners (front cover also lettered in gilt), spine with five raised bands, elaborately tooled in gilt with sporting devices and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt ruled board edges and elaborate gilt turn-ins, pale green silk liners and end-leaves, all edged gilt. The rear liner with the Zaehnsdorf 'Exhibition' stamp in black. Upper and lower extremities of front joint expertly and almost invisibly repaired, otherwise very fine. Small booksellers label of Philip C. Duschnes on rear liner. With the bookplate of the ornithologist Frank S. Hatch on front blank. Housed in a later fleece-lined green cloth slipcase.The Gamekeeper at Home was first published without illustrations two years earlier, in 1878.John Richard Jefferies (1848-1887) was an English nature writer, noted for his depiction of English rural life in essays, books of natural history, and novels. His childhood on a small Wiltshire farm had a great influence on him and provides the background to all his major works of fiction. The Gamekeeper At Home is probably his best known work, truly reflecting those by-gone days when the Gamekeeper was a vital part of rural activities. He discusses the man himself and how he fits into the community and examines his relations with his family. His area of activity is covered - the fields, the woods, the meadows and the ponds and streams. The world around him needs protection from the predators that kill the game and disturb the balance of nature. There is contact with his dogs and other animals such as rabbits and deer as well as the traditional enemies such as the fox. All parts are brought together so the reader can sense the activity of the countryside and the efforts to keep its integral parts operating in harmony. This understanding is enhanced by the masterly drawings by Charles Whymper.Charles Whymper (1853-1941), was a prolific book illustrator specializing in travel, animal, and hunting themes.

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        Sur l'hallucination visuelle, preuve physiologique de la nature de cette hallucination

      Paris, J.B, Baillière et fils ; Lyon, Henri Georg, 1880, in-8, 22 pp, broché, couverture imprimée, Première édition. Exemplaire enrichi d'un envoi signé de l'auteur au Docteur Carrier de Lyon. Paul-Max Simon (1837-1889), chef du service médical de l'asile de Bron et directeur de l'asile de Blois, a écrit de nombreuses études sur le rêve, le somnambulisme, l'hypnotisme et les hallucinations. Dans cet ouvrage consacré aux hallucinations visuelles essentiellement, il démontre que les rapports entre l'hallucination et la vue sont plus étroits que dans les autres sens. Simon démontre que depuis la couche corticale jusqu'à la rétine, l'appareil visuel entier est mis dans le même état lors d'une hallucination que lorsque le sens est stimulé par une perception réelle. Ex-libris du docteur Carrier. Bel exemplaire.

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        Mächen in Süddeutscher Tracht. Öl auf Leinwand.

       1880. Signiert und datiert \"80\". 30 x 25,5 cm. Durchgearbeitete Ölstudie eines Mädchen, das im Dreiviertelprofil als Schulterstück gegeben ist. Das Bildnis bekommt durch die bis an den oberen Bildrand reichenden Kopf eine besondere Präsenz, obwohl der Blick des Mächens etwas versonnen ist und dem Betrachter ausweicht. - Verso auf der Leinwand \"R. Böhme, München, Studienkopf\". - Außenkante partiell durch Passepartout minimal berieben. Portät, Portait, Ölstudie, Süddeutsch, Mädchenportrait, Mädchenportät, Studie,

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        Paul Meyerheim: Wäscherin im Gebirge (Originalzeichnung)

      1880 - Aquarell und Gouache auf Karton 32,3 x 45,4 cm Links unten signiert: P. Meyerheim Provenienz Privatsammlung [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Gamekeeper at Home, The

      London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1880. Richard Jefferies 'The Gamekeeper at Home' In a Fine Exhibition Binding by Zaehnsdorf [ZAEHNSDORF, binder]. [JEFFERIES, Richard]. The Gamekeeper at Home: Sketches of Natural History and Rural Life. With illustrations by Charles Whymper. London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1880. First illustrated edition. Octavo (7 3/4 x 5 3/8 inches; 192 x 137 mm.). xii, 219, 1, blank] pp. With forty-one line illustrations in the text. Bound ca. 1900 in a fine 'Exhibition' binding by Zaehnsdorf (stamp-signed in black on front silk paste-down). Full dark green morocco, covers with elaborate gilt pointille decoration surrounding a fox, a dog, a trout and a partridge in the corners (front cover also lettered in gilt), spine with five raised bands, elaborately tooled in gilt with sporting devices and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt ruled board edges and elaborate gilt turn-ins, pale green silk liners and end-leaves, all edged gilt. The rear liner with the Zaehnsdorf 'Exhibition' stamp in black. Upper and lower extremities of front joint expertly and almost invisibly repaired, otherwise very fine. Small booksellers label of Philip C. Duschnes on rear liner. With the bookplate of the ornithologist Frank S. Hatch on front blank. Housed in a later fleece-lined green cloth slipcase. The Gamekeeper at Home was first published without illustrations two years earlier, in 1878. John Richard Jefferies (1848-1887) was an English nature writer, noted for his depiction of English rural life in essays, books of natural history, and novels. His childhood on a small Wiltshire farm had a great influence on him and provides the background to all his major works of fiction. The Gamekeeper At Home is probably his best known work, truly reflecting those by-gone days when the Gamekeeper was a vital part of rural activities. He discusses the man himself and how he fits into the community and examines his relations with his family. His area of activity is covered - the fields, the woods, the meadows and the ponds and streams. The world around him needs protection from the predators that kill the game and disturb the balance of nature. There is contact with his dogs and other animals such as rabbits and deer as well as the traditional enemies such as the fox. All parts are brought together so the reader can sense the activity of the countryside and the efforts to keep its integral parts operating in harmony. This understanding is enhanced by the masterly drawings by Charles Whymper. Charles Whymper (1853-1941), was a prolific book illustrator specializing in travel, animal, and hunting themes.

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        [Photograph]: Conjoined Twins Mille and Christine McKoy

      Philadelphia: Temple of Art, [circa 1880s]. Philadelphia: Temple of Art. [circa 1880s]. Carte-de-visite. Measuring 2.5 x 4.25". Fine. Signed on the back in pencil: "Millie Christine." Photography of conjoined twins Millie and Christine McKoy born into slavery in 1851 in North Carolina to Monimia and Jacob McKay (original spelling). As infants they were sold along with their mother to a series of showman and put on display. The twins appeared at Barnum's American Museum and toured Europe before returning to America where they lived with a former owner who taught them to read and write. Millie and Christine received their freedom with the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863 and retired to a farm in North Caroline before later succumbing to tuberculosis in 1912. A nice images of the pair in fancy dress. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Photo Album]: England and Scotland

      1880 - Large, heavy oblong folio. Measuring 18" x 13.25". Full morocco with "England and Scotland" in gilt on the front board. An exhaustive travel album with 381 tipped-in photographs. Sizes range from one image to a half dozen per page, with perhaps two per page the average. Subjects include Oxford, Cambridge, Balmoral, Stratford-upon-Avon, Canterbury, Bath, York, Lincoln, Stonehenge, and a couple of dozen other locations. Many are stock images, with production marks, of cathedrals, buildings, and bucolic country scenes, a few of individuals. Almost all images are captioned in ink. Edgewear at the extremities, a couple of pages have modest insect damage, but only a single image is affected. A standard, if massive, travel album with an unusually generous selection of images. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Traité d'anatomie dentaire humaine et comparée

      Paris, O. Doin, 1880, in-8, XIII, (1), 442 pp, demi-basane rouge de l'époque, dos lisse, Première édition française, traduite de l'anglais et annotée par le Dr. L. Cruet. Mors supérieur fatigué. David, p. 268.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        KOCHELSEE., Blick von Schlehdorf über den Kochelsee zum Herzogstand, vorne Ort und Kloster.

      Öl auf Pappe, um 1880, 34 x 25 cm. Dekoratives Gemälde, mit einer Bäuerin im Vordergrund und einem Kahn auf dem See staffagiert. - Minimale Bereibungen im Himmel. Im zeitgenössischen Goldrahmen. BAYERN, Gemälde, Oberbayern

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        Blick von Schlehdorf über den Kochelsee zum Herzogstand, vorne Ort und Kloster.

       Öl auf Pappe, um 1880, 34 x 25 cm. Dekoratives Gemälde, mit einer Bäuerin im Vordergrund und einem Kahn auf dem See staffagiert. - Minimale Bereibungen im Himmel. Im zeitgenössischen Goldrahmen. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Gemälde, Oberbayern

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        The Power of Movement in Plants.

      London: John Murray,, 1880. With illustrations. Octavo. Original green cloth, spine lettered in gilt and with gilt decorative border at ends, covers blindstamped, brown coated endpapers. With the publisher's 32-page catalogue, dated May 1878, to the rear. With 196 woodcuts in the text. Bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. Slight rubbing to extremities, tiny nick to head of front joint, small glue residue to front free endpaper; an excellent, largely unopened, copy. First edition, first issue, with 32pp. inserted adverts dated May 1878 and with two lines of errata at the foot of page x. "The first edition was published on November 6, 1880, and it is recorded that 1,500 copies were sold at Murray's autumn sale" (Freeman). The collaborative authorship proclaimed on the title page reflects Darwin's concern to introduce his children into the world of science. Francis Darwin had trained as a doctor but turned from medicine to botany, initially working as secretary and assistant to his father. In 1876 he had been for some months at the University of Würzburg, learning laboratory methods from Julius Sachs. "The book was an extension of Charles Darwin's work on climbing plants and it showed that the same mechanisms can be observed in plants in general. By extending the idea of irregular circumnutation the Darwins analysed the growth movement of plants in response to factors of the environment such as light, gravity, and wounds. In addition, they demonstrated that the mechanism of curvature in both roots and shoots was the result of differential growth rates. They could also confirm that the effect of the stimuli on the growth movement was indirect and that light and gravity act on some substance in the tip of the root and the shoot, which is transmitted to other parts of the plant. Francis Darwin later refined some of the experimental techniques and modified their theoretical conclusions" (ODNB). This copy with the compliments slip of bibliophile Arnold Muirhead (1900–1988) laid-in.

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        London, Windsor Castle and Manchester. 140 original albumen photographic prints mounted on stiff card in original album. 17 images of Windsor Castle, 75 images of London and 48 of Manchester.

      A unique, Individually compiled album, about 1880. - The London and Windsor Prints are nearly all titled in white in the negative with a number and either the initials 'GWW' or 'JV'. Most of the Manchester prints are blind-stamped 'Frith's Series' in the bottom left corner. Some are titled and/or numbered in the negative in white, but many are hand-titled on the album leaf in ink. The photographs, each approximately 20x13 cms, are mounted on both sides of the card leaves, 2 to a side. The half maroon morocco album measures 38x28 cms and is a little soiled, and frayed along the edges. Internally the card mounts are somewhat darkened and soiled, with some foxing, especially the first 2 leaves. Some of the linen tags holding the card mounts are becoming worn and fragile. The photos themselves are predominantly in very good, clean and clear condition, with only a few being slightly faded. The card leaves have over time developed a slightly 'wavy' configuration,which does not, however, affect the quality or condition of the album. Although the album overall shows some signs of age and wear, this is a wonderful survival, a unique item, with an astonishing 140 photographs, which shows Victorian London, Windsor Castle and Manchester at the height of their 19th century wealth and glory. Those of Manchester are particularly interesting, with its 19th century public buildings reflecting the progress and pride felt in the city. Many of the exterior shots are extraordinary animated, with horse-drawn vehicles, pedestrians and street furniture. Where relevant, the interior shots picture furniture and fittings as placed nearly 150 years ago. A brief summary of the subjects: Windsor Castle: 6 exterior and 7 interior views; St. George's Chapel; 1 exterior and 3 interior. London: Buckingham Palace. House of Lords; 2 interior, 3 exterior. St Thomas' Hospital. Westminster Abbey; 4 exterior and 8 interior. St Paul's Cathedral; 2 exterior, 2 interior. Fleet Street. Ludgate Circus. Blackfriars Bridge, London Bridge; 2. Tower of London; 3. Great Fire Monument. Victoria Embankment. Thames Embankment. Somerset House. Trafalgar Square. Horse Guards, Whitehall. Law Courts. Fleet Street. Haymarket. Charing Cross. Holborn Circus. Regent Street; 2. Oxford Street. Picadilly Circus. Mansion House. Royal Exchange; 2. Bank of England; Peel's Monument and General Post Office. British Museum. Natural History Museum. Crystal Palace. Albert Hall. Albert Memorial. Hyde Park. Rotten Row. Marble Arch. Staple Inn, Holborn. St Pancra's Station Hotel. Paddington Station. Hampton Court Palace; 6 exterior. Thames, Rosebank, Hampton. Hampton Court Bridge. Chestnut Avenue, Bushey Park. View from Richmond Hill. St Stephen's Hall, Westminster Palace. Metropolitan Tabernacle, (interior). Manchester: New Town Hall. Manchester Cathedral; 3 exterior, 2 interior. Prince Albert Memorial. Assize Courts. The Infirmary. The Exchange. Art Gallery. Free Library. Free Trade Hall. Athenaeum. Eye Hospital. Blind Asylum. Independent College. Owen's College. Grammar Schools. Picadilly and Infirmary. Picadilly from Royal Hotel. Picadilly from Queen's Hotel. Market Street from Exchange. Victoria Building. Victoria Hotel. Seven Stars Inn. Heaton Hall, seat of Earl Wilton. Museum, Peel Park. Peel Park, general view. Peel Park, statues of the Queen and Prince Consort. Peel Park, Museum. Peel Park, Peel Statue. Peel Park, Cromwell Statue. Alexandra Park and St Bede's College. Botanical Gardens (showing glass house). St Mary's Gate and Exchange Tower. Reform Club. Worsley Church. Bowdon Church. Bowdon Church graveyard. Alderley Church. Alderley Edge.

      [Bookseller: Gordon Hughes]
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        Album contenant 414 échantillons de "frivolités", dentelles ou broderies réalisées à la main, au crochet ou à l'aiguille.

      sans éditeur (pièce unique), Sans date (Circa 1880-1890)., Sans lieu (Abbeville?), - 31 planches comportant 414 échantillons. Cet ouvrage est exceptionnel de part son volume, le nombre de ses échantillons et son très beau cartonnage illustré, très original. Mentions manuscrites (postérieures?) sur la page de garde. Un pochette vide en papier marbré sur le second contre-plat. Livres Quelques défauts sur les plats, mors fragiles, sinon très bel et rare exemplaire. Reliure en pleine percaline rouge, dos lisse, premier plat illustré de dentelle au crochet et portant la mention "Album Ouvrages au crochet". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ludwig Passini: Italienischer Park (Originalzeichnung)

      1880 - Aquarell auf Papier auf Karton. 37 x 55 cm. Provenienz: Nachlass Ludwig Passini [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Femme arabe syrienne.

      ca. 1880. Original photograph, albumen print, 27,5 x 21,6 cm, on mount, signed and numbered No. 692. KEYWORDS:syria/photo

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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        Vue générale de grande cour.

      Beyrouth, ca. 1880. Original photograph, albumen print, 22 x 28,1 cm, on mount, photograph no. 469. KEYWORDS:palestine/jerusalem/photo

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        Groupe de Bédouines Syriennes.

      ca. 1880. Original photograph, albumen print, 22,4 x 28,1 cm on mount, signed in the plate, photograph no 603. KEYWORDS:palestine/syria/photo

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        Südseite von New-York und Brooklyn mit der projektirten Kettenbrücke.

      Artist: Anonymus ; issued in: ; date: ca 1880 - - technic: Wood engraving; colorit: colored; condition: Tear on left upper margin perfectly restored; size (in cm): 31 x 50,5; description: Decorative total view of New York and the Brooklyn Bridge as bird s eye view.

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        Egypt: Descriptive, Historical and Picturesque

      London, Paris and New York: Cassell, Petter and Gilpin, 1880. First edition of this monumental work on Egyptology. Folio, 2 volumes, pictorial brown cloth, gilt tooling and stamping to the spine and front panels, bevelled boards, all edges gilt. Illustrated with full-page plates. Very lightly rubbed; corners bumped. Translated from the German by Clara Bell. With an introduction and notes by S. Birch. An exceptional example, uncommon in this condition. Professor of Egyptology at Leipzig, Georg Ebers wrote histories and romantic novels relating to Egypt and was one of a handful of men who promoted and popularized its rediscovered ancient wonders. This work, handsomely illustrated with full-page wood-engraved plates and in-text vignettes of temples, pyramids, hieroglyphs and scenes along the Nile, is part history, part travelogue, and provides a fascinating view of Egypt in the late 19th century. The fine wood-engravings are by prominent contemporary artists, chief among them Lawrence Alma Tadema, "the most prolific and skilled of all who worked in [Egyptology]--'the painter of the Victorian vision of the ancient world" (Clayton, Rediscovery of Ancient Egypt, 178).

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        Across the Zodiac: The Story of a Wrecked Record Deciphered, Translated and Edited by . .

      London: Trübner & Co., 1880, 1880. First edition. Locke, Spectrum of Fantasy, page 96; not in Wolff, who had but one novel by Greg. Hinges and spine skillfully repaired; very good copy. Rare.. 2 vols, 8vo, original brown cloth, gilt lettering. A major work of Victorian science fiction, the story of "a flight, in a huge spacecraft powered by a force called apergy, to Mars, which is found to be populated by a scientifically advanced people" - Locke. The story purports to be a translation of a manuscript in Latin, which is discovered by a former Colonel in the Confederate army, after he is shipwrecked on an unknown island in the South Pacific. Percy Greg (1836-1889) was a journalist from Manchester, who had an interest in American history, particularly the Civil War; hence the Confederate character in an English novel of science fiction. He wrote several other novels and was a prolific contributor to Blackwood's, the Manchester Guardian, Fraser's, etc. See Allibone, Supplement, and the ODNB.

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        Orchomenos. Bericht über meine Ausgrabungen im böotischen Orchomenos.

      Gr.-8. Mit 9 Textabbildungen u. 4 tlw. gefalt. Tafeln. VI, 58 S., Mod. HLdr. a. 5 Bünden m. etw. Rückenvergoldung. Erstausgabe dieser Beschreibung der 1880 erfolgten Ausgrabungen auf dem Gebiete der alten Hauptstadt der Minyer. - Gutes Exemplar. - Nicht bei Borst.

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        [PHOTOGRAPHIC PANORAMA] Brisbane from Observatory in 4 pieces.

      [Title from contemporary inscription verso]. Brisbane : Imperial Photographic Company, [c.1880]. Photographic panorama comprised of four contiguous albumen prints, each 250 x 280 mm, versos with wet stamp of 'Imperial Photo. Coy. Brisbane' and contemporary sequence numbers 1-4 in pencil, number 3 also inscribed with title 'Brisbane from Observatory in 4 pieces'; the four albumen prints are loose, having never been mounted; each has mild foxing, short edge tears and some creasing; panels 2,3 and 4 also display silverfish damage along the left hand edges; the photographic quality of the prints is exceptional, with beautiful chocolate tones and superb detail. A rare and impressive panorama of Brisbane, complete in four separate panels, as issued by Daniel F. Metcalfe's Imperial Photographic Company. We can locate no other complete example in Australian collections, although copies of individual panels may of course be preserved in contemporary albums of Brisbane views. American-born photographer Daniel F. Metcalfe opened his first Australian studio in Sydney in 1864. When the business failed, he joined the photographic firm of his step-father, Thomas Skelton Glaister. In the late 1860s, in partnership with Robert Millington, he travelled throughout regional New South Wales, ultimately making his way to Brisbane where he established a business in Queen Street from 1870. After brief business partnerships with his half-brother Thomas Skelton Middleton Glaister and William True Bennett, in 1880 D.F. Metcalfe took over the formerly Daniel Marquis-owned Imperial Photographic Company in Queen Street, which he relocated to George Street. A notice placed by Metcalfe in The Telegraph, Brisbane, 6 May 1880, advertising large format photographic prints of the type used in his four-panel panorama of Brisbane from Bowen Terrace, read: 'Wanted. The Public to inspect the Large Direct Pictures now executed by Imperial Photo. Company. Prices from 7s 6d. each; Carte de Visites 7s 6d, and Cabinets, 15s per dozen.'

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        Ukase. We command all nations to keep the peace. Dr. J.H. McLean's peace-makers

      Baker & Godwin, New York 1880 - First edition, 8vo, pp. 200; pictorial half-title, engraved portrait frontispiece of McLean, approx. 75 wood-engraved illus. in the text, many full-p.; orig. pictorial pebble-grain purple cloth, gilt-stamped in gilt and black on upper cover and spine, with the printed presentation slip affixed to the front pastedown, as common; spine ends a bit chipped, front hinge starting, else very good. Riling 1070. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Jerusalem.

      (Palestine, 1880s). - Oblong album (445 x 315 mm) with 71 large albumen photographic prints, mostly ca. 22 x 28 cm, signed and captioned in the negative (in French and English), mounted on both sides of the album's leaves. Includes a three-part folding panorama of Jerusalem from Mount Olivet, measuring 82 x 21 cms. Ornamental endpapers printed in gilt. Original auburn morocco with gilt upper cover. All edges gilt. A rare and unusually massive Palestine souvenir album containing 71 photographs by the renowned studio of Félix Bonfils (1831-85), the French-born photographer who had come to the Levant with General d'Hautpoul in 1860 and remained active in the East. Based in Beirut, Bonfils produced thousands of photographs depicting Palestine, Egypt, Syria, Greece and other parts of the Ottoman Empire. In the early days of western tourism to the Middle East, his works soon became popular as souvenirs. The photographs were available both separately and as individually arranged albums, but sets of this scope were uncommon, very few exceeding fifty images. The sumptuous binding which the owner chose underlines that this was a luxury souvenir for a more than ordinarily wealthy traveller. It features landscapes and city views, famous sights such as Jaffa Gate (Bab el-Khalil), sites sacred to the three religions (Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Church of the Flagellation, Al-Aqsa Mosque, Mosque of Omar, Wailing Wall), but also sights outside Jerusalem, including Hebron, Bethlehem, the Dead Sea, the River Jordan, Jericho, Wadi el-Kelt, Khan-el-Ahmar, Bethany, Nazareth, and Emmaus. - The photographs occasionally show some insignificant loss of contrast, but are altogether in good condition. A few edge flaws to the cardboard leaves, including a chafe mark across the lower edge where the paper has buckled. Binding in good condition, with occasional scuffing (more obvious on lower cover). A fine album of photographs of Palestine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Mémoires du Duc de Lauzun. Edition Complète, précédée d'une Étude par Georges d'Heylli

      Paris: Édouard Rouveyre, 1880. One of 15 copies on China paper (number 30 of a total edition of 100). Frontispiece etching in four states, two vignette etchings in three states, after de Malval. xlvi, [2], 266 pp., printed entirely on CHINA PAPER. 8vo. Rebound in vellum, yapp edges, original printed paper wrappers bound in at back. Near fine. One of 15 copies on China paper (number 30 of a total edition of 100). Frontispiece etching in four states, two vignette etchings in three states, after de Malval. xlvi, [2], 266 pp., printed entirely on CHINA PAPER. 8vo. One of 15 Copies on China Paper. Some of the large, uncut sheets show traces of Chinese woodblock printing in red and blue ink - perhaps a mark of the paper's origin.

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        Nine photographs of Egypt.

      Egypt, [1880s]. - 9 albumen prints (approx. 340 x 260 mm), each mounted on backing cardboard (ca. 400 x 330 mm). Three edges gilt. A fine set of nine albumen images of Egyptian sights and views, including Karnak, ships on the Nile, the Aswan cataract, the Temple of Edfu, murals at the Sanctuary at Karnak, camel drivers on the Sinai, etc. Pascal Sébah (1823-86), a leading photographer of the Middle East, was renowned for his well-judged compositions and for the excellent print quality achieved by his technician A. Laroche. His studio, founded in 1857, was continued under his brother Cosimi and his son Jean. A single image in this series is not by Sebah: a view of the island of Philae (near the First Cataract of the Nile) is signed "A. Beato" in a shaded portion of the image, identifiying this as the work of Antonio (Antoine) Beato (after 1832-1906), a British and Italian photographer noted for his genre works, portraits, views of the architecture and landscapes of Egypt and the other locations in the Mediterranean region. - Slight fading; well preserved. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Anatomie comparée. Comparaison des ceintures et des membres antérieurs et postérieurs dans la série des vertébrés.

      Montpellier , Coulet, Paris, Delahaye, 1880. ____ Première édition. DSB 12, 45 : "Sabatier also compared the thoracic and pelvic girdles in the vertebrate series. He based this comparison on muscle insertions, which appear to be similair along the vertebrate series and to exhibit a certain similary among bony structures. This work resolved several lengthy debates, including that on the significance in man of the coracoid process. He demonstrated that this structure is analogous to the pubis of the pelvic girdle." Armand Sabatier était professeur de zoologie à l'Université de Montpellier. Rare tiré à part des Mémoires de l'Académie des sciences et lettres de Montpellier. Illustré par 9 planches hors-texte en lithographie. Provenance : "L. Galavielle, Prix Tempié 1889". (Inscription doré en bas du dos). Couleur du dos un peu passée. Bon exemplaire. *-------*. In-4. [271 X 212 mm] Collation : (2), 437 pp., 9 planches. Demi-chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        Constantinople et Athènes.

      Istanbul and Athens, [1880s]. - Oblong album (370 x 284 mm) with 47 large albumen photographic prints, generally ca. 20 x 26 to ca. 22 x 28 cm, mostly signed and captioned in the negative (in French), mounted on both sides of the album's leaves. Original half calf binding with burgundy cloth covers, title gilt to upper cover. All edges gilt. A rare souvenir album containing 40 photographs of Istanbul and 7 of Athens. The Turkish images are almost exclusively signed by the renowned studio of Guillaume Berggren (1835-1920), the Swedish-born photographer who had come to Constantinople in 1866 and remained there for the rest of his life. Berggren's photographs were particularly popular with Scandinavian, German and Austrian tourists seeking souvenirs of their Middle-Eastern journey. The present album includes landscapes and city views, famous sights such as the Galata Tower and Bridge, the Yeni Cami Mosque, the Hagia Sophia with its interiors, a "shadirvan" fountain for ritual ablutions in front of the Hagia Sophia, the Sultan Ahmed Mosque, Rüstem Pasha Mosque, Skutari Cemetery, views of the Golden Horn, street scenes, dervishes, the Bosporus, the French embassy in Tarabya, the city port, the steps leading up the Grand Street of Pera (where Berggren's studio was located), etc. The Greek views include Mount Lycabettus, a two-image panorama of the Acropolis, the Olympieion and the so-called Theseion (Temple of Hephaestus). - A few photographs show insignificant loss of contrast, but they are altogether in good condition, mostly preserving their original crispness. A few images captioned in pencil on the backboard. Corners of binding bumped; leather chafed and spine-ends more markedly flawed. A fine collection. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The English School of Painting in Water-Colours: Its Theory and Practice. With the Several Stages of Progression. Accompanied with Forty-Seven Illustrations in the First Style of Chromo-Lithography

      London: Henry Sotheran & Co, 1880. New and Revised edition. Hardcover. Very Good. New and revised edition, 1880, hardcover with gilt stamped green cloth plate mounted on green cloth boards, folio, 130pp., illustrated with color chromo-lithographs. Book VG with soil and rubbing to boards, faint dampstain to top corners of rear board, mild wear to spine ends and corners, binding tight, text has some mild foxing and toning thoughout, otherwise clean. No DJ, but now in archival mylar wrap. THIS LARGE, HEAVY BOOK WILL REQUIRE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING FEES.

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        Levers' Works

      Routledge, London 1880 - 34 vols. C.1880. Illustrations. Contemporary dark green half calf. A handsome and rare set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vegas färd kring Asien og Europa jemte en historisk återblick på föregående resor längs gamla världens nordkyst. Förra - senare Delen. xvi, + 510 s. + 3 planscher samt. 8 utvikningsbara kartor. Del 2: 1881, x, + 486 s, + 2 planscher samt 2 utvikningsbara kartor,

      Stockholm, Beijers 1880 - 1881. Stor 8vo. XV, (1), 510 s. + 3 planscher samt. 8 foldekart + IX, (1), 486 s, + 2 planscher samt 2 foldekart. Komplett i hefter som utgitt, 1 - 12 i 10 hefter. Ryggstripene noe mørknet, ellers pene. Subskribsjonseksemplar.Vegas circumference of the Eurasian continent. Complete in parts.

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        Sushchnosti sotsializma d-ra A. Sheffle. i.e. The Quintessence of Socialism].

      [N. p., 1880s]. - [92 pp.] 175:113 mm. Handwritten brochure, quires (sections) sewn together. Paper with watermarks (Uglich manufacture #6), ink. Foxing, quires are separated from each other, a tear and soiling of the last page. The text of the brochure is translated from the eighth edition (Gotha: F.A. Perthes, 1885) as it stated on the first page. The brochure contains nine chapters. Every leaf is numbered starting from the first chapter (44 numbered pages). With introduction to the first and the second editions. This manuscript book was created by Russian underground Marxists as they tried to spread their ideas. This kind of books were banned in the country at the time and a person cought distributing them would had faced arrest. This is an interesting historical evidence of the most revolutionary time in Russian history. The Quintessence of Socialism by a German economist Albert Schäffle (1831-1903) was mostly interpreted as an unbiased presentation of socialism but outside of Germany it was used as a basic introduction to socialism. It was a strictly scientific yet popular and easy to understand account of socialism. Among other things the author analyzes socialist idea of the public organization of production and the role of collective property in the process of production and sharing. It's not surprising that the book attracted a lot of attention of Social Democrats because Schäffle based a lot of his brief exposition of socialist economics on the theories of Marx. He concentrated solely upon economic theory and inadvertently emasculated Marxism of its political and truly revolutionary implications. Marx responded negatively to Schäffle's work claiming he had never built a socialist system in his works and called Schäffle's views on socialism fantasies but these fantasies became very popular among certain groups of revolutionaries including Narodnaya Volya in Russia. Schäffle's book was widely read by interested Social Democrats cannot be doubted, for it was admirably brief, clearly written, and easily available. Obviuosly the Social Democrats could not accept Schäffle without some modifications. Nevertheless, some of them imbibed a sufficient dosage to set up a tension within the movement between the traditional democratic-political principles and what they took to be their socialist-economic principles as defined by Schäffle. For example, a member of Land and Liberty group (Zemlya i Volya) Osip Aptekman wrote in his memoirs: ''[.] Marx's Zur Kritik and The Quintessence of Socialism by Schäffle were going the rounds. Plekhanov importuned me to scrutinize these two books. I constantly read it outloud and translated while Plekhanov was catching it on the fly and capturing it in his memory'' (Aptekman, O. Obshchestvo Zemlya i Volya of 1870s). First Russian translation was published in Geneva in 1881 (from the 7th German edition). In 1906 were published first Russian editions in Odessa and St. Petersburg. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        HOMES IN TEXAS ON THE LINE OF THE INTERNATIONAL & GREAT NORTHERN R. R. 1880-,81. INTERNATIONAL LONE STAR ROUTE

      Buffalo: Printing House of Matthews Bros. & Bryant, Office of the "Buffalo Morning Express," 1880., 1880. First edition. First edition. 8vo. Lithograph front & rear pictorial wrappers, 135 pp., introduction, double column, illustrated, 14 full-page lithograph plates, folding color map (21 1/2" x 15 1/2") of Texas affixed to the front of the booklet. The map is a color map of the state of Texas published by the International and Great Northern Railway and the entire route beginning in St. Louis and Cairo, Missouri, through Arkansas, and into all points in Texas are outlined in red. Further stated "The extension of the line from Austin to San Antonio is now in process of completion, and it is confidently expected will be open for business to San Marcos, 30 miles west of Austin by September 15th, New Braunfels in October or November, and to San Antonio by December." Two other charts are provided with one advising of the lines owned and operated by the International & Great Northern R. R. Company, and the other provides the distances by this line and connections from Chicago, St. Louis, Cairo, and Little Rock to destinations in Texas. The artwork for the front and rear covers is done by the Maerz Lithography Company of Buffalo, New York. Home sites along the line of the International and Great Northern Railroad are provided in detail on a county by county basis. Fifty-two Texas counties are discussed with tract numbers provided along with number of acres, selling price, terms of sale, etc. for each available tract of land. Additionally information on average wages per day for tradesmen is provided along with the prices of stock, tools, provisions, etc. After a general description of the potential new settlers, there is a summary of the Constitution of the State relating to settlement and property, with some forward thinking provisions for women's rights, information about wages and prices, and then a county by county description of the state, including a listing of land for sale with cost. A great promotional booklet to encourage emigration to Texas. Light wear to the head of spine, top three inches of front cover beginning to loosen, tiny closed tear to the bottom edge of the front cover, interior clean and tight, map in fine condition, overall a very good copy of an informative booklet.

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        A TRAMP ABROAD

      Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1880. First Edition. Hardcover. This copy has a chip slightly larger than a nickel at the top of the spine. The joints are partly cracked but still tight. Scarce in this binding and in this attractive, unsophisticated condition. Despite the chip, a Near Fine copy. Publisher's sheep with a black leather label. BAL 3386: State C of portrait frontispiece; state B of regular frontispiece; and state B of sheets. An account of Twain's tour or Europe, including an Alpine tour, the description of which consists of over 100 pages, where he made an ascent of the Riffelberg in Zermatt, producing a parody of other Alpine accounts. Laid in is a leaflet advertising the publisher's geographical game "Rambles Through Our Country." Significantly fewer copies of Twain's titles were bound in publisher's leather than in cloth and are much more difficult to locate.

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        John Inglesant. A Romance.

      Cornish Brothers, Birmingham 1880 - Original boards, some wear, particularly to external hinge (still firmly attached). Preliminaries slightly foxed but interior pages clean. Pencil notes on flyleaf. Newspaper article (obituary of Shorthouse) stuck in. Part of first 100 privately printed before first edition, inscribed by author to R.I. Carpenter. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        John Inglesant: A Romance

      Birmingham: Cornish Brothers, 1880, 1880. First edition, one of 100 privately printed copies. This copy is signed "J. Henry Shorthouse / Lansdowne, Edgbaston" on the verso of the title page. Sadleir 3054; Wolff 6300. Spine water-stained; parchment a little soiled; some scattered foxing; good, sound copy.. 8vo, original white parchment boards, red lettering. An adventurous philosophical romance set in England and Europe of the early 17th century. John Inglesant was first published at the expense of its unknown author, an obscure middle-aged manufacturer in Birmingham. A copy came to the attention of Mrs. Humphrey Ward (who had recently published her first novel), and its strong themes of devotion in the face of religious and social upheaval strongly impressed her. She passed her copy on to Macmillan and that firm brought out the trade edition in 1881. John Inglesant became an immediate success, selling upwards of 80,000 copies, bringing literary fame to Shorthouse and ensuring the novel a place among the minor Victorian classics.

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        Bords du Nil, à Béni-Hassan. Fellahines portant de l'eau.

      ca. 1880. Original photograph, albumen print, 27,3 x 36,3 cm on mount, singned and titled, no. 170. KEYWORDS:egypt/beni hassan/photo.

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        Sahha Arrosant.

      ca. 1880. Original photograph, albumen print, 26,2 x 20,5 cm, on mount. Photograph no 543. KEYWORDS:egypt/photo.

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        Nubienne.

      ca. 1880. Original photograph, albumen print, 26,5 x 20,6 cm, singned and titled, no. 321. KEYWORDS:egypt/photo.

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        HOMES IN TEXAS ON THE LINE OF THE INTERNATIONAL & GREAT NORTHERN R. R. 1880-,81. INTERNATIONAL LONE STAR ROUTE

      Printing House of Matthews Bros. & Bryant, Office of the "Buffalo Morning Express," 1880., Buffalo - First edition. 8vo. Lithograph front & rear pictorial wrappers, 135 pp., introduction, double column, illustrated, 14 full-page lithograph plates, folding color map (21 1/2" x 15 1/2") of Texas affixed to the front of the booklet. The map is a color map of the state of Texas published by the International and Great Northern Railway and the entire route beginning in St. Louis and Cairo, Missouri, through Arkansas, and into all points in Texas are outlined in red. Further stated "The extension of the line from Austin to San Antonio is now in process of completion, and it is confidently expected will be open for business to San Marcos, 30 miles west of Austin by September 15th, New Braunfels in October or November, and to San Antonio by December." Two other charts are provided with one advising of the lines owned and operated by the International & Great Northern R. R. Company, and the other provides the distances by this line and connections from Chicago, St. Louis, Cairo, and Little Rock to destinations in Texas. The artwork for the front and rear covers is done by the Maerz Lithography Company of Buffalo, New York. Home sites along the line of the International and Great Northern Railroad are provided in detail on a county by county basis. Fifty-two Texas counties are discussed with tract numbers provided along with number of acres, selling price, terms of sale, etc. for each available tract of land. Additionally information on average wages per day for tradesmen is provided along with the prices of stock, tools, provisions, etc. After a general description of the potential new settlers, there is a summary of the Constitution of the State relating to settlement and property, with some forward thinking provisions for women's rights, information about wages and prices, and then a county by county description of the state, including a listing of land for sale with cost. A great promotional booklet to encourage emigration to Texas. Light wear to the head of spine, top three inches of front cover beginning to loosen, tiny closed tear to the bottom edge of the front cover, interior clean and tight, map in fine condition, overall a very good copy of an informative booklet. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA]
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