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2019-04-01 00:22:09
Twain, Mark
Hartford, CT: American Publishing Company, 1880. First Edition. Hardcover. Item #29492 First state frontispiece (Moses), sheets bulk 1 5/8", square border at the inner corners. xvi, [2], [17]-631pp + [1]p of publisher's advertisement. Original brown cloth stamped in blind and decorated in gold on the front panel, lettered and decorated in gold on the spine panel, and stamped in blind on the rear panel. Portrait frontispiece, frontispiece and more than three hundred illustrations. Small bookstore label on the rear pastedown endpaper (William H. O'Keefe of Lockport, NY). Light fading and wear to the spine panel, short, closed tear to one of the leaves, name on the flyleaf. A nice and bright near fine copy. BAL 3386.; Octavo. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Parigi Books (skooberoda) [Schenectady, New York, US]
2019-03-31 22:18:25
Friedrich Nietzsche
1880. Der Wanderer und Sein Schatten (The Wanderer and His Shadow) Friedrich Nietzsche Chemnitz, 1880 First Edition, First Issue in Original Wraps. UNCUT and complete! Wrapper edges and spine darkened. Upper spine and front corner through the first few pages chipped. Old seller pencil notes on rear wrapper and title page. Interior pages brightly beautiful. Very Good. A spectacular copy of one of Nietzsche's scarcest titles and the last installment in the Human All Too Human trilogy. Printed in an edition of 1000 copies, of which "Only 192 copies of this book were sold in this first edition, first issue state before the remainders were sold to E.W. Fritsch of Leipzig in 1886 - and then reissued with a new title page."(Schaberg) All of Nietzsche's works in original, unrestored wraps are of utmost rarity. And to add even more gravitas, this copy is hand-marked by the publisher on the front cover corner for special presentation to Nietzsche's closest associates: "Gratis im Auftrage des Verfassers" [Free on behalf of the author] 'Nietzsche remained respected in his professorial position in Basel, but his deteriorating health, which led to migraine headaches, eyesight problems and vomiting, necessitated his resignation from the university in June, 1879, at age 34. At this point, he had been a university professor for ten years, and had just less than another ten years of productive intellectual life remaining. From 1880 until his collapse in January 1889, Nietzsche led a wandering, gypsy-like existence as a stateless person (having given up his German citizenship, and not having … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: penus.ox1ve [Pasadena, California, US]
2019-03-31 21:48:07
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c. 1880. Original wraps. Wonderful album of period, captioned photos of "Fortress Monroe", which was a Union stronghold in Hampton, VA, at the southern tip of the Viginia Peninsula, also known as "Freedom Fortress". The album inlcudes 25 pasted-in photographs (including 2 panoramics) of Ft. Monroe and the Old Point Comfort. Among them are photos of the "colored" Normal school, the building in which Jefferson Davis was imprisoned, the U.S.S. Maine and the U.S.S. Columbia. The album has held up very nicely in its dark-blue, ribbon-tied card wrappers, with circular exterior-shot of Fortress Monroe affixed to the front panel. Light rubbing to the titling, otherwise clean as could be, with each photo in near-pristine to pristine condition. Oblong quarto, c. 1880. Near Fine. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: appledore_books [Waccabuc, New York, US]
2019-03-31 18:11:53
Artikeldetails Goethe-Jahrbuch. Begr. v. Ludwig Geiger. FfM., Rütten & Loening 1880-1935, 1941-1991. 1880-1935, 1941-1991. In Orig.-Einbänden. (OLn.., OHLn. u. OBrosch.). Bestell-Nr: 0581-09 Bemerkungen: Erschien von 1880-1913 (Jg. 1-34) als "Goethe-Jahrbuch", von 1914-1935 (Jg. 1-21) als "Jahrbuch der Goethe-Gesellschaft", von 1936-1971 (Jg. 1-33) als "Goethe. Vierteljahresschrift der Goethe-Gesellschaft. N.F. d. Jahrbuchs", ab 1972 (Jg. 89) wieder als "Goethe-Jahrbuch". Fast lückenlose Folge. Es fehlen lediglich die Jgge. 1936-1940. Schlagworte: Literaturwissenschaft, ZeitschriftenEUR 1.510,79 (inkl. 10,00% MwSt.) Versandkostenfrei innerhalb Deutschlands Weitere Abbildungen Artikel eingestellt mit dem w+h GmbH eBay-Service Daten und Bilder powered by Buchfreund (2019-03-20).
Bookseller: Burgverlag Rare Books and Prints (antiquariat1epj) [Wien, AT]
2019-03-31 14:13:00
Condition: Good. Chicago: O. L. Baskin and Company. Good. 1880. First Edition. Hardcover. An uncommon early history of Denver. Three-quarter leather over brown cloth with gilt. Beveled boards are worn with two one-inch patches of cloth missing on the front and wear on the front gilt. Cocked spine, cracked hinges, bumped and rubbed corners. All edges gilt, some wear on brown endpapers, and light soil on some pages. Laid in is a partial 1880s billhead from Denver with a handwritten list of names on the back. vi, [11]-652 p, [103] leaves of plates. A view of Denver is listed in the contents but does not correspond to known collations of the book and is not present. The first section of the book is history and the second is biographical entries. The illustrations of many residences and buildings still standing today and the portraits of early denver businessmen make this volume a great pictorial reference. W. B. Vickers, an editor of the Denver Tribune known for his anti-Ute writings, is credited with the text. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo - over 7-3/4 - 9-3/4" tall; 652 pp. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: abcandbeyond [Moab, Utah, US]
2019-03-31 12:11:39
(Oblaten-, Glanz- oder Lackbilder)
Deutschland und England, Verschiedene Formate, 1880. 1960. Von kleinen Motiven zu großen von 33 cm höhe. (Alben mit Gebrauchsspuren/ 2 ohne Einband) --- - Die meisten Bilder stammen aus der Hoch-Zeit des Oblatensammelns ca. 1880-1910. Die Sammlung verbirgt viele Florale Motive, Engel, Soldaten in prächtigen Uniformen, Weihnachten, Tiere, Oblatenbögen, Asiatische Trachtensammlung, viele spielende Kindermotive, Kinder auf Bootsfahrt, Kinder in einem von einer Ziege oder einem Engel gezogenen Leiterwagen, Märchenmotive, Bekleidung aus dem 19.-20. Jahrhundert, Blumenalphabet, Katzenkapelle, Humoresken, Automobil um 1900 usw. / Die Aufwendige Herstellungstechnik der Chromolithographie macht aus der Sammlung eine farbige Augenweide. Die Albenbände sind reich verziert mit Goldprägung oder aufgezogenen Oblaten / weitere Bilder auf Anfrage -
Bookseller: Celler Versandantiquariat [Germany]
2019-03-31 11:22:43
Smedley, William Thomas
[c.1880s]. Signed lower right. 13 x 9.5 inches. Fine. William T. Smedley (1858-1920) studied art and engraving at then Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, then in Paris under Jean-Paul Laurens, of the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts and Académie Julian. Today Smedley is best know for his illustrations of Twain's "The Gilded Age" (1899). In 1890 he received the Evans Prize of the American Watercolor Society. [Attributes: Signed Copy]
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller (jamescumminsbookseller) [New York, New York, US]
2019-03-31 08:55:39
Pears, Edmund R.; Frederick W.I. Airey; Frank H. Peyton
Photo Litho by C.F. Kell, Holborn, 1880. [4], 88 pages. Linen backed boards; with title to front. The seven issues paged continuously; likely all published. Lithographed from handwriting. Pears and Peyton are listed as Midshipmen, and Airey as Clerk by autumn 1877 on HMS Minotaur [Admiralty Navy List]. This was another kick at the can, as the Editorial explains: "Months ago. a weekly journal was established entitled the "Minotaur Moocher", which after running through two or three numbers, came to a stand.And it is that journal which is now rising again.". Vol.1 No.1: October 1879 through Vol.1 No.7: April 1880. OCLC notes only two holdings [both in the US] each with Numbers 1-7. Size: tall 8vo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: The Odd Book (ABAC, ILAB) [Wolfville, NS, Canada]
2019-03-30 22:55:59
1880er Jahre. 15 Originalphotographien, Albuminabzüge, je ca. 18 x 28 bzw. 28 x 18 cm, jeweils auf Originalkarton, 31 x 39 bzw. 39 x 31 cm, aufgezogen, auf diesem mit Titel und Verlagsaufdruck "Photographische Gesellschaft Berlin". Mit handgezeichnetem Widmungsblatt für Erich Beckmann zum 12. Oct. 1895. Lose eingelegt in gold- und schwarzgeprägte Orig.-Flügelmappe (diese in der unteren linken Ecke ausgeblichen, Rücken restauriert). Schöne Folge von Berlin-Ansichten aus dem ausgehenden 19. Jahrhundert: Königl. Schloß, Schloßbrücke, Schloßbrunnen, Denkmal Friedrichs d. Gr., Universität, Siegessäule, Rathaus, Brandenburger Tor, Königl. Kriegsakademie, Schloß und Mausoleum in Charlottenburg, die Flora etc.- Kartons leicht gewellt, Widmungsblatt m. kl. Fehlstellen im äußeren Rand; die Fotos in erstklassigem Zustand. Sprache: Deutsch.
Bookseller: Unterwegs Antiquariat M.-L. Surek-Becker [Berlin, Germany]
2019-03-30 21:55:52
MARIUS MICHEL
Paris: 1880. Reliure en demi-maroquin cerise, dos à 5 nerfs soulignés de filets à froid, plats de papier peigné rouge, tête dorée, couvertures et dos conservés dans le tome I et première de couverture (accidentée) conservée dans le tome II. Edition originale. Papier et carton du plat inférieur du tome I très légèrement gondolés et dégradés, transferts de certaines illustrations, quelques petits et discrets coups sur certains nerfs, sinon très bel exemplaire. Merci de consulter les conditions de vente en fin de description avant tout achat. MARIUS MICHEL. La Reliure Française depuis l'invention de l'imprimerie jusqu'à la fin du XVIIIe siècle. Suivi de : La Reliure Française commerciale et industrielle depuis l'invention de l'imprimerie jusqu'à nos jours. Paris, Damascène Morgand & Charles Fatout, 1880-1881. 2 volumes, COMPLET. In-4 - 32X22,5cm. Reliure en demi-maroquin cerise, dos à 5 nerfs soulignés de filets à froid, plats de papier peigné rouge, tête dorée, couvertures et dos conservés dans le tome I et première de couverture (accidentée) conservée dans le tome II. (3) ff. bl. - (4) ff. (faux-titre, frontispice, titre et présentation) - 144pp., 22pl. ; (4) ff. (faux-titre, frontispice, titre et présentation) - 137 pp. - (1) f., 23pl. Edition originale de cette incontournable étude très souvent citée dans les ouvrages sur la reliure, écrite par Marius Michel Père et fils. Tome I : Frontispice gravé à l'eau-forte par Hédouin titré "Librairie Morgand & Fatout", nombreuses figures dans le texte dont certains à pleine page et 22 planches hors-texte, dont 8 à double page, repr … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie L'Art et la Manière (mj2cbooks) [Montrouge, FR]
2019-03-30 07:38:51
1880. Remains pleasing and worthy of ownership. Nice age patina. Please review images and description for full details. Click here to view a short video presentation. Short video captures condition much better than words. Please watch prior to purchase to ensure a clear understanding of the item. Nicer than typical for the type. Edward Bulwer Lytton (Lord Lytton). New York, George Routledge and Sons, Limited. nd, c.1880-90's. Lot of ten 19th century half-leather bindings, red morocco, raised bands, compartments richly gilt decorated, contrasting gilt title labels, marbled covers, edges and end papers. All remain clean, tight, sound and with excellent age patina. Outstanding shelf decoration for the finest library. Short video captures condition much better than words. Please watch prior to purchase to ensure a clear understanding of the lot. Nicer than typical for the type. Titles in collection are: Kenelm Chillingly. What Will He Do With It. Vols. 1 & 2. Leila, Etc. Devereux. Rienzi. Last Days of Pompeii. Lucretia. The Last of the Barons. Zanoni. Night & Morning. The Caxtons. Paul Clifford. Eugene Aram. Pelham. Books measure: 7 7/8" H X 5 1/2" W. Set along shelf measures: 16 1/4". [V1221]. Bulwer Lord Lytton 1880-90's beautiful red gilt leather books set 15 vols Click here to view a short video presentation. Short video captures condition much better than words. Please watch prior to purchase to ensure a clear understanding of the item. Nicer than typical for the type. Edward Bulwer Lytton (Lord Lytton). New York, George Routledge and Sons, Limited. nd, c.1880-90's. Lot of … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Fine Old Books (oldmapsoldbooks) [Dover, New Hampshire, US]
2019-03-29 22:56:09
[Kunst XIX ] Alexander Antigna Selten Auffang 73 Bilder Albuminees Ca 1880 E. Die Beschreibung dieses Artikels erfolgte durch automatische Übersetzung. Bei anstehenden Fragen, wenden Sie sich bitte an uns. [FRANZÖSISCHE KUNST XIX - REALISTISCHE SCHULE] ALEXANDRE ANTIGNA 1817-1878 Bewegung: Realismus Masters: Norblin, Paul Delaroche Alexandre Antigna, geboren am 7. März 1817 in Orleans und starb am 26. Februar 1878 in Paris ist ein französischer Maler. Biografie 1839 an der Kunsthochschule in Paris zugelassen, damals Schüler von Sebastien Norblin In sieben Jahren von Paul Delaroche ist Alexandre Antigna vor allem der Maler der Bescheidenen, wie seine berühmtesten Werke beweisen: Lightyear (1848, Augustinian Museum von Toulouse), das Feuer (1850-1851, Orleans Museum of Fine Arts) oder Der erzwungene HaltE (1855, Augustinian Museum von Toulouse). In den 1850er Jahren seine Malerei Nach dem Bad (oder Les Baigneuses, 1849, Orleans Museum of Fine Arts) ist in seiner Heimatstadt skandalös. Antigna, der sehr schnell unter den Realisten eingestuft wurde und sich in der Nähe von Gustave Courbet befindet, hebt sich noch immer von dem Meister der Ornans ab, durch die Poesie und Religion, von denen er seine Untertanen durchdringt. Gelassener wird er ab 1860 insbesondere in Portraits von Aragonese, Meereslandschaften und vielen Szenen in der Bretagne dargestellt. Seine Themen befassen sich auch mit der Diskriminierung zwischen Stadtbewohnern und armen Dorfbewohnern im 19. Jahrhundert. 1861 heiratete er Hélène-Marie Pettit, ebenfalls Malerin und Enkelin von Ambroise Rendu. Ihr Sohn André- … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: AmidesLivres-Boutique (amideslivres) [Fontenay sous Bois, FR]
2019-03-29 19:55:27
Algernon Charles Swinburne
Chatto and Windus, 1880. Condition: Good. Click here to see our other books! A Collection of Works by Algernon Charles Swinburne In Five Volumes Algernon Charles Swinburne 1880-1908 Chatto and Windus : London 7.5" by 5" 309pp; (x) 390pp; (ix) 240pp; 181pp; 286pp. SUMMARY A beautiful set of some of the Works of Algernon Charles Swinburne. Decorative Binding,Fine Binding Overall Condition: Near Fine This book weighs 3 KG when packed Australia Postage: £ Free UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 36.99 EU Postage: £ 25.99 European Postage: £ 27.99 Asia Postage: £ 47.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 69.99 DESCRIPTION In five volumes. The set consists of: A Study of Shakespeare, Miscellanies, Poems and Ballads II, A Study of Ben Jonson and Age of Shakespeare. Algernon Charles Swinburne (5 April 1837 ? 10 April 1909) was an English poet, playwright, novelist, and critic. He wrote several novels, and contributed to the famous Eleventh Edition of the Encycloaedia Britannica. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in every year from 1903 to 1907 and again in 1909. CONDITION In full navy blue calf leather bindings with gilt embellishment to the spines and boards. Externally, very smart. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. Overall Condition: Near Fine Please note that due to different condition ratings used by eBay Australia, the condition rating at the head of the listing will always be rated as 'Good' Please see the 'Overall Condition' above for the correct rating for this work. GLOSSARY OF TERMS Overall Condition Fine - Very well preserved copy showing very little w … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: The Mad Librarian (the-mad-librarian) [Bath, GB]
2019-03-29 17:24:50
Lake Windermere, England by Payne Jennings. C1880. Payne Jennings panoramic and scenic views of England were used by the Great Eastern Railway Company to encourage rail travel and tourism in the late 19th century. His photographs were published in "Photo Pictures in East Anglia" and "Sun Pictures of the Norfolk Broads. One Hundred Photographs from Nature of the Rivers and Broads of Norfolk and Suffolk." Very good contrast and tonality
Bookseller: Anthony Davis [Indio, CA, U.S.A.]
2019-03-29 15:11:21
1880. Ballantyne, H. M. ~Erling The Bold Illustration at Front Belford Clarke & Company, Chicago and New York, c1880 (Caxton Edition) Beautifully bound decorative cloth Hardcover, roughly 5.5" X 7.5" tall. Good in boards, Elaborate scrolling design to cover and spine, gilt titles to spine. Some wear to corners and edges, top/bottom spine edges bumped, pages tanned, boards show wear with staining at back. Inscription to front. binding is sturdy. Beautiful Victorian binding, a fine example of an extraordinary antique book. Payment Due within 3 days. Unpaid Item cases are automated to open after 3 days without payment.
Bookseller: arcade*rarebooks [Van Buren, Arkansas, US]
2019-03-29 10:14:31
Mark Twain, 1880 1st edition
1880. A Tramp Abroad by Mark Twain First edition. Hard cover in original cloth. Published Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1880, first edition, mixed states: text block bulking at 1 15/16", second state frontis captioned "Titian's Moses". 8vo., 631pp., three hundred and twenty-eight illustrations + 1pp. publisher's ad. Brown cloth with blind embossed covers with gilt designs and titles, buff colored endpapers, speckled edges. Mild wear at the tips and spine extremities, moisture indication to rear pastedown with some wrinkling, light water stain to margin of last two free endpapers, fade spotting to rear cloth, slight fade to edge of spine, else very good. Pages and plates clean and crisp, no foxing, text block tight. BAL 3386 Powered by eBay Turbo Lister The free listing tool. List your items fast and easy and manage your active items. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: dtsecrt [Granville, New York, US]
2019-03-29 09:04:37
Guimet, Emile
Charpentier, Paris, 1880. First edition. Quarto. Decorative gilt toolled hardcover binding. Very good: corners slightly bumped and worn, rubbing to extremeties; removal library stamp to the back, owners stamp on first free endpaper. 288 Pages, colour frontispice; richly illustrated in black and white by Felix Regamey. All edges gilt. Text in French. Emile Guimet was the founder of the famous Guimet Museum in Paris. Together with the famous painter Felix Regamey, whom he had met several years before, they travelled to Japan, China among many other countries in the Far East. The 6 month travel would change their lives forever. This publication is the account of that journey. This luscious set came out the same year the paintings and art collected during their travels, were presented at the World Exhibition. It had a great part in the birth of Japonisme in France. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Meijering Art Books [Heerewaarden, Netherlands]
2019-03-29 07:21:14
MAUPASSANT (Guy de) DES VERS. Paris, G. Charpentier, 1880 1 volume in-18 (19 x 12,5 cm) de 214 pages. Reliure de chagrin noir, dos à nerfs encadrés de triple-filets dorés, triple-filets dorés en encadrement extérieur des plats, double-filets dorés en encadrement intérieur, doublures et gardes de papier marbré, tête doré, non rogné, couvertures jaunes imprimées conservées. Reliure de l'époque signée (signature malheureusement difficile à lire : L. HOU??). Exemplaire très frais, tant au niveau de la reliure que de l'intérieur (rousseurs claires sans gravité). VÉRITABLE DEUXIÈME ÉDITION. L'histoire de cette édition est trop passionnante pour être passée sous silence ici. La première édition de Des vers est mise en vente dès le 27 avril 1880. Elle parait sous la célèbre couverture jaune de l'éditeur Charpentier. Banville qui en avait alors reçu un exemplaire sur chine (le seul ?) donne un compte-rendu élogieux dans le National du 10 mai 1880. Le recueil de Maupassant est dédié à son ami Gustave Flaubert : "A Gustave Flaubert, à l'illustre et paternel ami que j'aime de toute ma tendresse, à l'irréprochable maître que j'admire avant tous." Dès la troisième édition, le volume s'ouvre avec une lettre de Flaubert à son "cher bonhomme" datée du Croisset, le 19 février 1880 (lettre extraite du Gaulois à cette date). La critique est très bonne dans l'ensemble mais cet ouvrage ne sera jamais le succès de librairie qu'on a parfois dit. Avant le 23 mai 1880 soit moins d'un mois avant la première mise en vente l'éditeur Charpentier décide de remplacer les couvertures des volumes alors inve … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE ANCIENNE HUGONNARD-ROCHE (lamourquibouquine) [Alise Ste Reine, FR]
2019-03-29 06:26:49
George H. Preble
1880. by George Henry Preble SIGNED by author, plus ALS. History of the Flag of the United States of America, and of the Naval and Yacht-Club Signals, Seals, and Arms, and Principal National Songs of the United States. With a Chronicle of the Symbols, Standards, Banners, and Flags of Ancient and Modern Nations. Second Revised Edition. Published Boston: A. Williams and Company, 1880. Thick 8vo., 7 1/2" x 10." xxii+815 pp. Illustrated with 200 engravings, plus 10 color plates. Original blue cloth with gilt seal and titles. Signed by author at end of Preface. With two signed letters laid in: 1. A letter from L.R. Hamersly & Co., publishers of The United Service (3/4 page on company letterhead, Oct 14, 1880) to Edward Shippen, Medical director, U.S.N., directing Shippen to write as long a review as necessary; 2. A letter from Preble to Shippen, thanking him for the review (2 1/2 half-pages, Nov 20, 1880). Front inner hinge paper split, but hinge remains tight, fraying at the heel and crown, wear at the tips, otherwise very good. Preble states in his letter that only 500 copies of this edition were printed. A nice association copy. Powered by eBay Turbo Lister The free listing tool. List your items fast and easy and manage your active items. [Attributes: Signed Copy]
Bookseller: dtsecrt [Granville, New York, US]
2019-03-28 23:44:27
Blackbridge, John
Dick & Fitzgerald, 1880. The complete poker-player: A practical guide book to the American national game: containing mathematical and experimental analyses of the probabilities at draw poker by Blackbridge, John Shelf and handling wear to cover and binding, with general signs of previous use. Second Edition. Brown cloth with gilt decoration. Light scuffing and wear to covers. Light fraying of corners. Secure packaging for safe delivery.
Bookseller: ThriftBooks.com [U.S.A.]
2019-03-28 21:46:06
Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1880. Very Good/Near Fine--upper hinges starting, boards still soundly attached. Wear along hinges and extremities of boards. Bindings quite firm and sound. Attractive private bookplate of Oliver Kendall mounted to pastedowns. Lacking one plate, the frontis to Volume 1 by R. Swain Gifford. Contents in superb condition, no foxing or spotting. The American Art Review: A Journal devoted to the Practice, Theory, History and Archaeology of Art. Boston: Dana Estes and Charles E. Lauriat, 1880-1881. The complete run in two volumes, including the first volume, and the second volume (in two divisions, paginated separately, but bound together.) A sumptuous production, featuring many original etchings bound in, by artists including James Smillie, Paul Rajon, Thomas Moran (2 etchings), Peter Moran (2), J.M. Falconer, Albert F. Bellows, S.J. Ferris, R. Swain Gifford, Frederick Stuart Church, Kruseman Van Elten, Stephen Parrish, Anna Lea Merritt, Eliza Greatorex, and Charles A. Platt. There are about 135 full page plates among the two volumes, of which about 50 are original etchings. There may be some confusion on this point, as the table of contents specifies "original etching" only for those works conceived and etched by the same artist (i.e. pinxt. and sculp.) However, many works bound in here (listed merely as "etched by"), are clearly original etchings in terms of process, execution and printing. The distinction of "original etching" vs. "etched by" employed in this work is merely that the latter was made after a painting by another artist, but is sti … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: foragedbooks [New York, New York, US]
2019-03-28 01:55:10
McLoughlin, 1880. I have listed a antique copy of Mother Goose Nursey Rhythms It is was one of the first versions published in the USA It is from McLoughlin in NY The book is in ROUGH condition Please see photos All my items come from my smoke & pet free home. I ship daily Monday thru Friday. I will leave feedback after I know that you are happy with your purchase. If you have any other questions Please email me. Thank you for looking! Happy Ebaying!! [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Vintage Loving Rose (les_trois_j) [Canton, Georgia, US]
2019-03-27 22:43:27
CORNISH MINING
[N.p., c.1880].. Ten original photographs mounted on card with printed maroon ruled borders, uncaptioned but for three photos having "Levant" or "Levant School Mine" written into the negative, one of the photos with the old handwritten name of "Mr J.B. Matthews" on the verso of the board. Significant fading and yellowing to the prints, spotting, marking and darkening to the boards, slight lifting to the paper covering of a few of the boards, though the photographs remain fixed. The Levant Mining Company was founded in 1820, although copper mining had occurred on this site from at least the mid-18th century. In its early decades the mine was very profitable and in 1840 a beam engine had been installed to extract water from the mines. In 1857 a man engine was installed in order to get miners to and from the deepest mines. A fatal accident occurred in 1919 in which this failed and 31 miners were killed and many more injured. Within 11 years the mine had closed, partly due to the falling price of the copper, tin and arsenic that were mined here, but it could be argued that the mine never really recovered from the disaster. The images all feature group portraits of miners, sometimes in work clothes and hats or helmets, including one showing a row of topless and barefoot men wearing long shorts in the foreground. Seven of the photographs are posed in front of stone buildings at the Levant mine, the other three are set amidst some machinery on the site. A wonderful record of the ordinary working men of the day.
Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop (ABA, ILAB) [Lewes, United Kingdom]
2019-03-27 14:12:17
Meyer-Krauss, B[enedict]
Basel, Detloff's Buchhandlung, 1880. 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. 010
Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej [Switzerland]
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2019-03-27 13:34:12
1880. Victor Hugo, oeuvres complètes Edition définitive d'après les manuscrits originaux, J. Hetzel et Cie, A. Quantin, 1880 1889, 48 vol in 8°. Exemplaire non numéroté sur papier whatman (tirage 25 exemplaires) de la célèbre édition Hetzel Quantin des oeuvres complètes de V. Hugo, bien complet des 48 volumes in 8 (25 x 16 cm). Exemplaire broché, non rogné, tel que paru, quelques dos et plats abimés, 2 vol débrochés, quelques volumes non coupés. Papier en très bel état (comme généralement pour le whatman), sans aucune rousseur ni salissure. Conforme à la description de Vicaire (4, 411), voir photos sous la description L'identification du papier whatman ne fait aucun doute : épaisseur et raideur, grenage, filigranes dans tous les volumes. Rarissime sur le marché, visible à Pontoise, questions bienvenues. Frais de port France métropolitaine élévés : 100 € en colissimo recommandé 3 colis de + de 10 kg. Pas de livraison internationale. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: yvesm78 [Bachivillers, FR]
2019-03-27 13:25:43
DICKENS, Charles.
Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1842-1880. Together 12 volumes, small octavo (155 x 111 mm). Uniformly bound in late 19th-century green quarter calf, spines lettered in gilt, green marbled sides, marbled endpapers. Spines a little sunned, lightly rubbed at extremities. A very good set. An attractive uniformly-bound collection of German copyright printings, comprising Dickens's letters, two of his travel books, and three of his short stories, together with Forster's life of Dickens.
Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member [London, United Kingdom]
2019-03-27 08:10:43
Arthur, Chester A. (1829-1886)
New York, 1880. Manuscript. 8.5" x 5.5. Fine. Handwritten by Arthur, as Chairman, on State of New York Republican State Committee letterhead. Clean and bold. Single sheet of approximately 8.5" x 11", folded once. Endorsed on back in pencil, thus: "Signature of / President Arthur.. Chester A. Arthur was the Republican James A. Garfield's vice-presidential running mate at the time of this letter, apparently dealing with some internal matter within the New York State Republican Party. Within a month he would be elected vice-president. Within a year Garfield's assassination would make Arthur President of the United States.
Bookseller: Back Creek Books LLC, ABAA/ILAB [Annapolis, MD, U.S.A.]
2019-03-27 04:21:03
Ernest Babelon; Henry Cohen
Rollin Et Feuardent; Meme Maison, 1880. Condition: Good. Click here to see our other books! Description Historique Et Chronologique Des Monnaies De La Republique Romaine Vulgairement Appelees Monnaies Consulaires Par Ernest Babelon [and] Decription Historique des Monnaies Frappees Sous L'Empire Romain Communement Appelees Medailles Imperiales Par Henry Cohen Ernest Babelon; Henry Cohen 1880-85 Rollin Et Feuardent; Meme Maison : Paris; London 10" by 6.5" xxvii, 544pp; xvi, 446pp; 426pp; 534pp; 545pp; 570pp; 496pp; 510pp; lvi, 562pp; 669pp SUMMARY A uniformly bound collection of works being an authority on the subject of Roman coins. The two sets uniformly bound in this set were written by two notable numismatist's Ernest Babelon and Henry Cohen. Illustrated,Leather Binding Overall Condition: Good This book weighs 15 KG when packed Australia Postage: £ Free UK Postage: £ 4.49 US Postage: £ 79.99 EU Postage: £ 40.99 European Postage: £ 75.99 Asia Postage: £ 159.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 249.99 DESCRIPTION A 10 volume set of works, comprised of two sets. In the original French. The two volume set is titled 'Description Historique Et Chronologique Des Monnaies De La Republique Romaine Vulgairement Appelees Monnaies Consulaires Par Ernest Babelon' and dated 1885. This work is a descriptive history of Roman coins by Ernest Babelon, being a history of Consular coins of the Roman Republic. The eight volume set is titled 'Decription Historique des Monnaies Frappees Sous L'Empire Romain Communement Appelees Medailles Imperiales Par Henry Cohen' is dated 1880. Similarly to the fore-menti … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: The Mad Librarian (the-mad-librarian) [Bath, GB]
2019-03-26 21:31:44
1880. Bibliophilie : Le Calendrier de Vénus par Octave Uzanne. Exemplaire de l'auteur sur Japon ancien. Superbe spécimen de reliure en papier-cuir japonais (dos refait). Rare. UZANNE, Octave. LE CALENDRIER DE VENUS par Octave Uzanne. Paris, Librairie ancienne et moderne Edouard Rouveyre, 1880 (achevé d'imprimer sur les presses de Darantière, imprimeur à Dijon le 31 janvier 1880) 1 volume in-8 (22 x 14,5) de VIII-37-(2) pages. Frontispice à l'eau-forte dessiné et gravé par Marius Perret. Couverture en couleurs de Daniel Vierge conservée. Cartonnage bradel plein papier-cuir japonais décoré de motifs floraux (feuilles et fruits) en relief le tout doré-bronze et verni à l'époque. Dos de la reliure refait en papier japonais Lokta caramel. Gardes de papier moucheté de paillettes d'or (de l'époque). Charnière intérieure refaite en papier japonais Lokta identique à celui du dos. Tête dorée, autres tranches non rognées. (reliure d'Amand exécutée pour Octave Uzanne, voir ci-dessous). Les plats sont parfaitement conservés. Quelques cicatrices de mouillures anciennes dans la marge inférieure des feuillets (sans gravité). Rousseurs localisées sur quelques feuillets seulement. Impression sur papier du Japon ancien (Japon feutre vergé). Le signet large brodé a été conservé (détaché). ÉDITION ORIGINALE. EXEMPLAIRE DE L'AUTEUR IMPRIMÉ A SON NOM ET AVEC DEUX NOTES MANUSCRITES DE SA MAIN, AVEC SON EX LIBRIS GRAVÉ A L'EAU-FORTE PAR A. BOUVENNE (1882). UN DES RARES EXEMPLAIRES SUR JAPON ANCIEN (JAPON FEUTRE VERGÉ). Exemplaire dans lequel Octave Uzanne a fait relier en tête une épreuve unique de … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE ANCIENNE HUGONNARD-ROCHE (lamourquibouquine) [Alise Ste Reine, FR]
2019-03-26 18:04:03
Ben Wittick
1880. Condition: Good. Good. Mounted albumen print depicts a Navajo weaver in front of a hogan, just beginning the bold designs of a blanket or rug. Published circa 1880-1890. Print is sepia toned and measures 9 -3/4" x 7 -1/2"; mount measures 10" x 12". No title or photographer information in the negative or on verso. Mount has light toning, soiling and minor scratching; print has good contrast and light silvering, it looks to be intentionally faded around the edges. Ben Wittick (1878 - 1903) , born George Benjamin Wittick, arrived in the Southwest "in 1878 to work as a photographer documenting the progress of the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad. He left behind a wife and six children in Moline, Illinois where he operated a photo studio following the Civil War. After his tour with the railroad he operated studios in Albuquerque (Wittick & Russell) , Santa Fe and Gallup. His greatest success however came when he moved his studio to Fort Wingate, New Mexico...he sought out remote Indian tribes, native leaders, secret ceremonies and the wildly beautiful scenery of the rugged Southwest in the process capturing the waning days of the frontier in the Southwest" (New Mexico History Museum).
Bookseller: abcandbeyond [Moab, Utah, US]
2019-03-26 18:04:02
Thomson P McElrath
Condition: Good. St Paul: Pioneer Press Co.. Good. 1880. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition with fold out map. Textured cloth boards with title gilt on front board; all edges marbled; 3 leaves of advertisements at rear. Boards have moderate soiling and light chipping to all edges, moderate dampstaining to front board, giving cloth a slight wave, and spine has light sunning; moderate dampstaining to front and rear endpapers; text block has light foxing; fold-out map has minor dampstaining at binding. This early guide to the Yellowstone Valley includes general information of the area including the history of its settlement, its agriculture and resources, railroad routes and a chapter concerning the establishment and touring opportunities of then recently-designated, Yellowstone National Park. Howes M91. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 138 pp. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: abcandbeyond [Moab, Utah, US]
2019-03-26 18:04:01
Clark, D(aniel) Kinnear.
Leipzig Baumgärtner (), 1880. (28,5 x 21,5 cm). VI, (2) 88 S./ SS. 89-200. Mit 168 Abbildungen und 21 doppelblattgroßen photolithographischen Tafeln. Halblederbände der Zeit. Einzige deutsche Ausgabe, herausgegeben von W. H. Uhland. - Das Werk enthält eine Geschichte der bedeutendsten Systeme, eine eingehende Untersuchung der verschiedenen Zugkraftarten (Pferd, Dampf, Heißwasser und komprimierte Luft) sowie eine Beschreibung und Kostenaufstellung der verschiedenen Betriebsarten unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der britischen Straßenbahnen. Die vorliegende Übersetzung enthält daneben die Beschreibung der neuesten Verbesserungen wie auch der wichtigsten Straßenbahnen Deutschlands. - Vorsätze, Titel und Tafeln gestempelt. Einbände gering berieben, sonst gut erhalten [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber [Heilbronn, Germany]
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2019-03-26 16:51:12
Band 20 bis 50 (ohne 25) in 30 Bänden München ca. 1880- 1900 4°, zahlreiche farbige Abb. auf je Band 24 farbigen Doppeltafeln (ca. 720 Tafeln) ill.OPbd. 5 Bände in Halbleinwand der Zeit und etwas abgegriffen, bei 2 Bänden fehlt der Papprücken teilweise, bei 2 Bänden Einband defekt oder Bindung lose, 1 Band mit durchgehendem Feuchtefleck auf einer Ecke, die anderen 20 Bände in schönem Zustand Alle Abbildungen in den 30 Bänden sind coloriert. Versand D: 3,99 EUR
Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Niedersätz Berlin- Zürich [Germany]
2019-03-26 16:01:08
Elyot, Sir Thomas (1490?-1546).
London: C. Kegan Paul, 1880. Edited from the First Edition of 1531 by Henry Herbert Stephen Croft. Two volumes. cxcviii, 352p; x, 660p. Illustrated with frontispieces of Sir Thomas and Lady Elyot. Bound by Frost in half brown crushed morocco with cloth sides and marbled endpapers, t.e.g., the spines with gilt titles and panel ornaments. Very fine, and very handsome. Item #16529 This work is known chiefly as the first work on education in English. While it aimed at the education of princes, it was used by the upper classes as a model. "The twofold object of this work was 'to instruct men in such virtues as shall be expedient for them, which shall have authority in a weal public, and to educate those youths that hereafter may be deemed worthy to be governors." (DNB Vol. IV, p. 765). '"Elyot received little reward for his services to the state, but his scholarship and his books were held in high esteem by his contemporaries. The Boke named the Governour was printed by Thomas Berthelet (1531, 1534, 1536, 1544, etc.). It is a treatise on moral philosophy, intended to direct the education of those destined to fill high positions, and to inculcate those moral principles which alone could fit them for the performance of their duties. The subject was a favourite one in the 16th century, and the book, which contained many citations from classical authors, was very popular. Elyot expressly acknowledges his obligations to Erasmus's Institutio Principis Christiani but he makes no reference to the De regno et regis institutione of Francesco Patrizzi (d. 1494), bishop of Gaeta, on which h … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: FIRST FOLIO RARE BOOKS (firstfolio) [Paris, Tennessee, US]
2019-03-26 15:39:58
VOGLER F. ( XIXe-XXe )
S.N. S.L. S.D. (Vers 1880) Huile sur panneau ( 215 X 155 mm sans cadre ) ( 280 X 215 mm avec cadre ), signée en bas à gauche, sous cadre de bois doré à encadrement de godrons. Belle peinture originale de F. VOGLER ( XIXe-XXe ), on distingue on distingue deux hommes en haut-de-forme attablés à une terrasse de café en discussion avec 2 femmes en élégante tenue de promenade. Petit tableau d'excellente facture. Oeuvre vraisemblablement d'avant 1900. Petits éclats à la dorure du cadre, peinture en très bel état. D'autres photos sur www.cazitel.com
Bookseller: Librairie Tiré à Part [France, Marseille]
2019-03-26 15:39:58
VOGLER F. ( XIXe-XXe )
S.N. S.L. S.D. (Vers 1880) Huile sur panneau ( 215 X 155 mm sans cadre ) ( 280 X 215 mm avec cadre ), signée en bas à gauche, sous cadre de bois doré à encadrement de godrons. Belle peinture originale de F. VOGLER ( XIXe-XXe ), on distingue on distingue une famille en élégante tenue de promenade derrière un stand de bouquiniste des quais de Paris. Petit tableau d'excellente facture. Oeuvre vraisemblablement d'avant 1900. Petit éclat à la dorure du cadre, peinture en très bel état. D'autres photos sur www.cazitel.com
Bookseller: Librairie Tiré à Part [France, Marseille]
2019-03-26 13:47:56
Morris, Rev. F. O. (ed.)
London: William Mackenzie. 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. Very Good / No Jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: RareBookStore (rarebookstore) [Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US]
2019-03-26 08:55:42
Noritane Ninagawa
Tokyo: Published by the author, 1880. First editions 7 volumes, oblong portfolios, approx 10.5" x 15.5"; text in Japanese; 125 chromolithographic plates and one rubbing illustrating 231 notable pieces of Japanese pottery, lacking the French translations in octavo, but with the 6th and 7th portfolio volumes which were published later and are often missing. Blue paper covers edge-worn, stitched bindings weak at some points, the plates themselves exquisitely produced and in near fine condition with the occasional offsetting. Boards of the original folding case present but broken. Ninagawa Noritane was a member of the Meiji government's Museum Bureau, and was instrumental in the establishment of formal recognition of Japan's most important cultural properties. He traveled the country, cataloging the riches held by temples and shrines and gaining access to treasures that were restricted to all but those given permission directly from the imperial family. The end result of this work was the Jishin survey catalogue of temple and shrine treasures, which itself became an Important Cultural Property. This set is a product of that work, and in addition to being notable for its beautifully executed lithographs is arguably the foundational text of the modern study of Japanese ceramics.
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (rulonmillerbooks) [Saint Paul, Minnesota, US]
2019-03-26 08:12:06
1880. Lettera autografa in formato cm.19x12, con firma "Giuseppina Verdi", compilata su tre di quattro facciate. Dopo un ringraziamento di rito al destinatario per averle inviato un giornale "imitazione del Paris Musical", la celebre soprano, signora Verdi, si lancia in una accorata protesta, decisamente contrariata per non dire inviperita: "Imitazione! prendo assolutamente cappello con queste nostre eterne imitazioni dei francesi e dei tedeschi! Ma noi, ai nostri tempi non sapremo dunque mai prendere un'iniziativa qualunque e seguiremo sempre l'andazzo delle scimmie, che imitano fin dove possono quando vedono fare dagli altri? Mi sbaglio. In un particolare soltanto superiamo tutti (eccettuati forse i belgi in quest'ultimi mesi) ed è nelle inaugurazioni - feste - luminarie - banchetti, evviva urlati in tutti i toni nelle piazze, nelle sale, nei teatri.non sarebbe per avventura meglio festeggiare, ciarlatanare, urlare un po' meno e pensare un po' più ai casi nostri, alle nostre miserie interne e a quelle che potrebbero.piombarci addosso dal di fuori?". Una lettera piena di fuoco e molto attuale, scritta probabilmente di getto. Giuseppina Strepponi (Lodi, 1815 - Busseto, 1897), soprano, ottima esecutrice di Bellini e Donizetti, cantò per Verdi nell'Oberto (1839) e nel Nabucco (1842) per poi convolare a nozze con lui nel 1859. Cesare Vigna, amico di famiglia, fu direttore del Manicomio di S.Clemente, critico musicale della "Gazzetta Musicale di Milano" e amico di famiglia del Maestro di Busseto. Verdi dedicò proprio a Vigna lo spartito della prima edizione di "Traviata". 100 g … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: studio bibliografico pera s.a.s. [LUCCA, Italy]
2019-03-26 06:06:10
Lux
Wien: Hölzel, 1880. Lux, Anton Erwin. Von Loanda nach Kimbundu. Ergebnisse der Forschungsreise im äquatorialen West-Afrika (1875-1876). - Nebst: 2 weiteren Werken (über die Sandwich-Inseln und eine Erdumseglung). - Zusammen 3 Werke in 1 Band. Wien. Hölzel. 1880. 8°. - 21,5:14 cm. VIII, 219 Seiten mit 24 Holzschn., 5 lithogr. Tafeln, 3 gef. Karten u. 1 gef. Plan. Schlichter Halbleinenband der Zeit. - I: Tafeln und Karten vonI stärker stockfleckig und gebräunt. Text sauber. Einband etwas berieben und bestoßen. Henze III, 311. - Vorgebunden: Anrep-Elmpt, Reinhold. Die Sandwich-Inseln oder das Inselreich von Hawaii. Leipzig. Friedrich. 1885. XXII Seiten, 1 Blatt, 367 Seiten. - Bericht einer im Jahre 1878 unternommenen Reise nach Hawaii mit Beschreibungen der Inseln und deren Einwohner sowie einer Abhandlung über die Geschichte und Entdeckungsgeschichte Hawaiis bis 1884. - Titelränder gebräunt, Text sauber. - Nachgebunden: Hochstetter, Ferdinand von. Gesammelte Reise-Berichte von der Erdumsegelung der Fregatte "Novara" 1857-1859. Wien. Hölzel. 1885. Porträt, VIII, 340 Seiten, 1 gef. farb. Karte. - Stellenweise etwas stockfleckig, Porträt und Titel stärker betroffen. Die Karte im Bug und an zwei Knickfalten mit Tesafilm geklebt. Einband etwas berieben und bestoßen.
Bookseller: Bücherland (fuego41) [München, DE]
2019-03-25 19:23:05
YOSHITOSHI, Taiso. [TSUKIOKA Yoshitoshi]
[Tokyo] 1880, Funzau. A single Oban sheet size 23.5 x 35 cm. print size 21 x 32 cm., very good, strong impression, ex- cellent registry, signed & sealed in the block, good colors, without flaw. S C A R C E This historical prints shows "Minamoto no Yoriyoshi [955- 1082] striking a rock with his bow, from which a clear spring gushed forth. The stream is said to have formed the river, Kitagamigawa. The event took place during a drought n 1054 when his troops suffered greatly from thirst." See E. van den Ing et al: BEAUTY & VIOLENCE: JAPANESE PRINTS BY YOSHITOSHI 1839-1892, p.116 entry no. 5 for more details on this print & the series, as well as background information on Yoshitoshi. Minamoto is depicted in full battle Yoroi or armour, with his long bow, and a quiver of arrows. Two aids watch in astonishment as Minamoto pokes among the rocks. His beautiful armour is neatly wovern and tied, his Sae or sword sheath seems to have a host of peacock feathers decorating it. Yoshitosh was the leading exponent of reflecting the true Japanese warrior & Bushi spirit in his prints. Also il- lustrated in DIVINE DEMENTIA as item no. 75. A color scan can be sent by e-mail.
Bookseller: RARE ORIENTAL BOOK CO., ABAA, ILAB [Aptos, CA, U.S.A.]
2019-03-25 16:35:15
Privately Published, 1880. Condition: Very Good. A sumptuously-bound, beautiful genealogy of the Royal Families of England, spanning the millenium from the mid 9th century to the mid 19th century. Elaborate, well-researched family lines, 9 engraved armorial family crests at the rear. Full light-brown morocco with gilt-bordering at the panels and spine. 5 raised bands. dark red leather spine label. Published c. 1880. Folio, 116 pgs. plus engraved plates. Lovely marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A solid, well-preserved copy. Still tightly-bound and VG, with very light scuffing to the panels. Uncommon British genealogy, with little expense spared in its production. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: appledore_books [Waccabuc, New York, US]
2019-03-25 12:30:02
[Gruel & Engelmann Binding].
Dijon: Pellion et Marchet Freres Editeurs, n.d. [c. 1880]. 16mo (4 5/8"). 256p. Five full-page plates in heliogravure after A. Durand printed by Gruel & Englemann. Bound by Gruel & Englemann in deep wine morocco with their monogram on the upper cover and their stylized initials on the decorated endpapers, the spine untitled with rules in blind and "Gruel" in gilt at foot, the covers with borders and panels in blind, a.e.g., double gilt fillets on the board edges and intricate gilt dentelles. Fine. Item #19429 Leon Gruel (1840-1923) whose bindings are scarce is the author of Manuel Historique et Bibliographique de L'Amateur de Reliure.
Bookseller: FIRST FOLIO RARE BOOKS (firstfolio) [Paris, Tennessee, US]
2019-03-24 21:14:21
Spencer Summerfield Roche
Brooklyn: 1880. Very Good--overall very good condition, one or two volumes have some slight cracking starting at hinges, some slight wear to extremities of boards, but most are in fine condition. Original diaries of Spencer Summerfield Roche (1848-1916), Rector of St. Mark's Protestant Episcopal Church, Adelphi Street, Brooklyn, NY, and Chancellor of the Diocese of Long Island. These are original typewritten diaries, not published books. Typewritten diaries in 17 volumes, finely bound in fine full leather. The diaries are very engaging and straightforwardly written, and range far afield from clerical matters. In fact, the bulk of the diaries have little to do directly with the church, although there is a volume entitled "Founding a Cathedral" on the establishment of St. Mark's, and another 2 or 3 entitled "Anecdotes of Clergy." Roche was instrumental in establishing the St. Mark's Protestant Episcopal Church, which was at 232 Adelphi St. in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Later to become known as Carlton Mews Church, the building still stands and has been converted to luxury apartments. These diaries include cultured and vivid descriptions of European Grand Tour travel, with details of museums, artworks, etc., along with trips within the U.S. to Saratoga Springs (Roche summered there), Newport, the Berkshires. Notes on society, lectures, literature, and art abound, along with anecdotes (many based on personal encounters) of the great figures of the age such as August Belmont, Mark Twain (Roche gives a wonderfully detailed account of a Twain lecture he attended in person), William Ra … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: foragedbooks [Bronx, New York, US]
2019-03-24 19:33:25
CRAIG
CHICAGO: W,G. HOLMES, 1880. CORNERS ARE BUMP.WEAR ON BACK COVER SEE PICTURES very nice for it age. HardcoverPublisher: W.G. Holmes, 1880Chicago: W.G. Holmes, 1880. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 256 pages, decorated title page, classic poems, 15 full-page illustrations, each page has decorative frame, index of first lines, embossed brown cloth over boards with gilt titles and front-board embossing accented in black. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: LAST CHANCE Rare Books and Antiques (spartanmike00) [Chesaning, Michigan, US]
2019-03-24 15:13:33
Ben Wittick
1880. Condition: Very Good. Very Good. Mounted albumen print depicting a loom surrounded by trees and brush, and a young man wrapped in a blanket standing by a hogan. Published circa 1880-1890. Print measures 9 -1/2" x 7 -1/2"; decorative mount measures 10" x 12". No title or photographer information in the negative or on verso. Mount has light soiling and minor chipping to corners; print has very good contrast and light soiling. Ben Wittick (1878 - 1903) , born George Benjamin Wittick, arrived in the Southwest "in 1878 to work as a photographer documenting the progress of the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad. He left behind a wife and six children in Moline, Illinois where he operated a photo studio following the Civil War. After his tour with the railroad he operated studios in Albuquerque (Wittick & Russell) , Santa Fe and Gallup. His greatest success however came when he moved his studio to Fort Wingate, New Mexico...he sought out remote Indian tribes, native leaders, secret ceremonies and the wildly beautiful scenery of the rugged Southwest in the process capturing the waning days of the frontier in the Southwest" (New Mexico History Museum). Glass plate negative found at the Palace of the Governors Photo Archives.
Bookseller: abcandbeyond [Moab, Utah, US]
2019-03-24 14:33:41
APPLETON, J.W.
London: Charles Wilson, 1880. Touches of original colour. Four sheets conjoined and laid on blue paper, edged with linen, with publisher's title label, total 1020 x 2770mm. A huge chart of the Eastern Seaboard from Cape Cod north to Cape Breton and Sable Island, presented in two sections. There are nine inset details include Boston Bay and Halifax Harbour, ten coastal profiles and two elevations of lighthouses. On the chart all the lighthouses are marked in colour.
Bookseller: Altea Antique Maps [London, United Kingdom]
2019-03-24 08:23:29
[19th C. San Francisco Bay Area Map].
(n. p.): (n. d.). Ca 1880s. Single sheet, printed recto only [blue ink, a derivative for salesmen?]. Lot costs detailed in bottom margin. Oblong format: 24" x 32-5/8". Folded: 8-1/2" x 12-1/8". Housed in an archival mylar sleeve [folded]. One hole has developed at a fold juncture, otherwise VG+. Item #45922 From Wiki, "In 1878 land belonging to Washington Township of Alameda County was purchased by The Pacific Land Investment Company and subdivided to form the town of Newark." This a lot / street map, showing blocks and lots with their numbers and dimensions, of the new 'town site', bounded by George Street & County road in the North; Cherry Road & Central Av in the East; and Perrin Av in the South. The western boundary road is not named. Map also depicts the S.P.C Railroad route through the town. Much has changed in the town's layout, especially the western portion, since this plan was created over 125 years ago... the county road at top now Thornton Ave, with many other streets here depicted no longer extant. OCLC records one holding [noted as a photocopy], UC Berkeley. Rare.
Bookseller: tavistockbooks (tavbooks) [Alameda, California, US]
2019-03-24 01:33:35
Condition: Very Good. New York: G. W. & C. B. Colton & Co.. Very Good. 1880. Hardcover. A large brightly hand-colored pocket map with an ornate seashell scroll border. Map sheet measures 42" x 31" and is in very good condition. Bound in brown blind stamped boards with gilt imprint. Board have light wear and an old number sticker, with a Department of the Interior Census Office label crossed through inside on the pastedown advertisement. Only four copies located on OCLC.; 6" x 4".
Bookseller: abcandbeyond [Moab, Utah, US]
2019-03-23 23:55:12
GIL Y MAESTRE, AMALIO
Manuel Tello, Madrid, 1880. XV y 299 págs, más 1 h, más 2 planos plegados, uno con pequeño rasgón en el margen inferior. Size: 27 x 18 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Libros Madrid [Madrid, Spain]
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