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         An Elementary Treatise on Electricity

      Oxford:: Clarendon Press, 1881., 1881. 8vo. xvi, 208, 36, [8] pp. 6 plates, 53 figs. Original dark olive blind- and gilt-stamped cloth. Magee University bookplate, embossed ownership stamp on title. VERY GOOD, BUT REALLY A CHOICE COPY, NEARLY UNUSED. First edition. Maxwell was a "Scottish physicist best known for his formulation of electromagnetic theory. He is regarded by most modern physicists as the scientist of the 19th century who had the greatest influence on 20th-century physics, and he is ranked with Sir Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein for the fundamental nature of his contributions. In 1931, on the 100th anniversary of Maxwell's birth, Einstein described the change in the conception of reality in physics that resulted from Maxwell's work as "the most profound and the most fruitful that physics has experienced since the time of Newton." - Encyclopedia Britannica. In 1871 Maxwell became the first Cavendish professor of physics at Cambridge. He spent the next few years designing and supervising the Cavendish laboratory. This volume, first published 2 years after Maxwell's death, consists mostly of a manuscript he had been composing before his death based on lectures given at the laboratory. It also contains complementary articles selected from Maxwell's Electricity and Magnetism. Bakken p.256; Wheeler Gift 2243.

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         Die Untersuchungen an Dampfmaschinen und Dampfkesseln und an einigen rheinischen und westfälischen Kohlensorten auf der Gewerbe-Ausstellung für Rheinland, Westfalen und benachbarte Bezirke. in Düsseldorf 1880.

      Aachen Mayer 1881 - (44 x 31 cm). (6) 28 S. Mit 18 doppelblattgroßen lithographierten Tafeln. Moderner Halbleinwandband im Stil der Zeit. Einzige Ausgabe dieses monumentalen Werkes. - Mehrfach alt gestempelt, sonst gut erhalten

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      Kolteckning. Signerad "Bruno Liljefors" och daterad 1881, då Liljefors endast var 21 år gammal. 25 × 30 cm (dagermått). Fäst på kartong. Utförd under Liljefors korta elevtid på Konstakademien. Efter förberedande studier för ritmästare Carl Gustaf Holmgren i Uppsala började Liljefors vid akademien 1879, men 1882 hade hans ursprungliga entusiasm övergått i besvikelse. Han fick en uppsträckning för bristande närvaro, men ansåg sig inte ha mer att lära i Stockholm och anträdde i stället på hösten 1882 sin första utrikes studieresa. I Nationalmuseum finns åtskilliga teckningar av Liljefors som föreställer tigrar, men bara ett blad som visar lejon (NMH 75/1941).

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         Buried Alive; or, Ten Years of Penal Servitude in Siberia [Later Published as The House of the Dead]

      Henry Holt and Company, 1881 2018-01-04. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First American edition. Two faint discolorations on front board, corners rubbed, spine a bit toned, 1 inch surface tear to top corner of front paste-down, free endpapers removed (these can be replaced by our binder at no additional cost, but we prefer to leave that decision up to the buyer). 1881 Hard Cover. 361, [3] pp. Two pages of ads follow text. 8vo. Translated from the Russian by Marie von Thilo.

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         Notices généalogiques Tournaisiennes. Tome premier: Mortagne et Landas. - Ablay à Druez. Tome deuxième. Des Enffans. - Mullet. Tome troisième: Nave à Ziuert. Additions et Corrections. (3 volumes).

      Tournai, Vasseur - Delmée, 1881 - 1887. 3 vols. Original wrappers (paperbacks). 714 pp.; 764 pp. & 940 pp.: ill., plate, portraits; 27.5x18 cm. Uncut, unopened. Text in French - (sl. worn, sl. browned, some foxing) Although very good set. See picture. More pictures on request

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         Illustrirte Preis-Liste.

      Berlin ua (Ca ) 1881 - Gr. 8°. 125, III S. Mit Abbildungen. Original-Leinwandband. Früher Katalog für Papier und Schreibmaterial, Leder- und Galanteriewaren, Krawatten, Kurzwaren, Haushaltsgegenstände, Holzwaren, Schmuck und Spielzeug. - Mit 125 weißen Blättern durchschossen. - Vorsätze leicht stockfleckig und zwei Blätter beschrieben, sonst gut erhalten [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Washington Square

      Harper & Brothers 1881 - Very Good. In publisher’s pictorial green and gilt cloth. With 6 pp. of ads at rear. 12mo. 1st edition. Light bumping to fore corners of boards and spine. Slightest fraying to spine ends. Minor lean to spine. Front hinge cracking. VG. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Autograph Letter Signed ("Theodore Roosevelt"), to Harriet Douglas Robinson ("Dear Missy"), congratulating her on her engagement to Henry Bazeley Wolryche-Whitmore

      New York, 1881. 4 pp. pen and ink on bifolium, with original envelope addressed in Roosevelt's hand, stamp torn off with some loss, Basel and New York franking stamps. 8 x 5 inches. Creased from prior folding. 4 pp. pen and ink on bifolium, with original envelope addressed in Roosevelt's hand, stamp torn off with some loss, Basel and New York franking stamps. 8 x 5 inches. An early letter from the 22-year-old Theodore Roosevelt to his friend Harriet Douglas Robinson, congratulating her on her engagement to the Englishman Henry Bazeley Wolryche-Whitmore. Robinson was the granddaughter of Betsy Mary Douglas and James Monroe, nephew of the President of the same name. Her mother Fanny Monroe married Douglas Robinson, a distant cousin. Harriet's brother Douglas Robinson, married Roosevelt's sister Corinne in 1882. The letter reads, in part: "I must confess that I was perfectly dumbfounded - though intensely delighted - at the news. Of course I could see that he was very much in love, and I rather thought it would be an engagement *some* time ... I am too glad that we had all of us already grown to like him so much: I don't think we could have trusted our Missy in a total stranger's hands ... whenever we go to England you will be, I am afraid, bored by our presence; and whenever you come over [the Atlantic] it will not only be to see Mr. & Mrs. Robinson Jr but Mr. & Mrs. Roosevelt Jr ..." A rare, early letter, predating Roosevelt's election to the New York State Assembly in November 1881. ABPC records only two letters sold at auction dated earlier than the present letter.

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         The Story of a Soldier's Life or Peace, War and Mutiny

      Sampson Low, London 1881 - 2 vols. Two coloured frontispieces. Contemporary half morocco. Neat gilt stamps to front board and spine. A handsome copy of this rare work covering the entire campaign in Turkey and the Crimea. Battles of Alma, Balaclava, Inkerman and Sebastepole. An account of the Indian Mutiny, Lucknow, Gwalior, Cawnpor. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         The Astral Origin of the Emblems & Hebrew Alphabet

      Edward Stanford 1881 - 27.5cm by 20 cm. 20pps + 4pps supplement. 1 double page plate showing astral and Hebrew alphabet and large unfolding colour chart in rear pocket. Pages clean but hinges cracked. A few marks to the boards and some wear/marks to the spine. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Three photographs (each approximately 160 x 120 mm or the reverse) of Anna Pavlova, all inscribed and signed in 1929 to Mimi Mattin

      The photographs are mounted together, behind glass and recently reinserted in the original frame; apart from some silvering-out around the margins, the entire package (external dimensions 295 x 650 mm) is in excellent condition. All three portraits have '"Ross" Verlag' in the negative. Two of them are credited to 'd'Ora, Paris' (Dora Philippine Kallmus, 1881-1963); one is definitely 'Anna Pavlova, in costume for the solo "Christmas", before 1929' (from online sources), and the other is almost certainly from the same sitting. The third one carries the credit 'Portrait by Lafayette, London'; taken in August 1927, it depicts Pavlova with Jack the swan draped around her neck. The recipient, Mimi Mattin, was a 'Life Member of the Adelaide Repertory Theatre Society, Actor, Costume Designer, Director, Producer, Costume Co-ordinator, Costume Maker, Wardrobe Mistress, Coordinator' who is mentioned in 122 events in the AusStage database.

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         Der Köllnische Fischmarkt zu Berlin.

      - Federzeichnung v. K.(ondrad) Böse, datiert im Bild, 1881, 34 x 41,5 Saur, Allgem. Künstler Lexik., München-Lpzg., 1996, Bd. 12, S. 96.; Thieme - B., Bd. IV, S. 206. - Ders. dort:"Zeichner der Gegenwart in Berlin, trat Ende der 80er Jahre des vorigen Jahrh. . hervor .". Studierte bei Paul Thumann u. Karl Gussow an der Berliner Akademie; später dort Professor. - Ausstellung auf der Großem Berliner Kunstaustellung 1909. - Zeigt mittig das ehem. Köllsche Rathaus. Die Ansicht zeigt das Gebäude nach dem Umbau ( 1710 - 16 ) mit dem unvollendet gebliebenen Turm. Das Gebäude hat eine wechselvolle Geschichte. Die Stadtverwaltung von Berlin, Kölln, Friedrich-Werder und Dorotheenstadt war nur kurze Zeit in diesem Gebäude untergebracht, denn schon um 1725 zog die Verwaltung, auf Weisung Friedrich Wilhelm I, in das Berlinsche Rathaus. Ab 1730 dann Köllsches Gymnasium, dann einige weitere Funktionsveränderungen, ab 1880 dann im 1. Stock die Sammlung des Märkischen Museums. Im Jahr 1900 fiel das Gebäude der Straßenverbreiterung zum Opfer. - Hier Darstellung nach dem Einzug des Märkischen Museums. I. Hgr. der Kirchturm der Petrikirche. Unten rechts sig. u. dat.: K. Boese '81. - Sehr selten. Das Blatt ist alt auf einen Or.-Untersatzkarton montiert und auf diesem von Böse (Boese) in kunstvoller Schrift betitelt.

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         La vie et l'oeuvre de J.F. Millet

      First edition, one of 100 numbered copies on Holland paper, only leading copies.Bradel binding in half black morocco with corners, smooth back with small scratches in the head and foot, golden date tail, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, preserved covers, corners slightly blunt, binding from the time signed A. Tisseron.Illustrated book of 12 plates inset, here in duplicate like the copies of the leading print, and 48 in-text engravings repredent works of Jean-François Millet.Provenance: from the library of the painter and engraver Jean Frélaut with his signature on a guard as ex-libris.Our copy is exceptionally enriched with three original drawings in pencil of paper, on two loose sheets, of Jean Frélaut that he signed, dated and executed in the manner of Millet as it stipulated in feet of these .These drawings depict two women and a portrait of a man. A. Quantin Paris 1881 22,5x33,5cm relié

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         I: Sur la longue durée de la vie des germes charbonneux et sur leur conservation dans les terres cultivées. SS. (209)-211. - II: (Und:) Dieselben. De l'atténuation des virus et de leur retour à la virulence. SS. (429)-435. - III: (Und:) Dieselben. De la possibilité de rendre les moutons réfractaires au charbon par la méthode des inoculations préventives. SS. 662-665. - IV: (Und:) Dieselben. La vaccin du charbon. SS. 666-668. - V: (Und:) Dieselben. Compte rendu sommaire des expériences faites à Pouilly-le-Fort, près Melun, sur la vaccination charbonneuse. SS. 1378-1383. - VI: (Und:) Dieselben. Sur la rage. SS. 1259-1260. In: Comptes rendus. de l'Académie des sciences. Band 92.

      Paris Gauthier-Villars 1881 - (27 x 22 cm). 1585 S. Etwas späterer Halbleinwandband. Zu I-V: Fünf Arbeiten über den Milzbrand-Erreger und seine Bekämpfung, jeweils in erster Ausgabe. - "In soil on a side in which anthrax cadavera had been buried twelve years previosly, Pasteur, Chamberland, and Roux demonstrated anthrax spores by inoculation into guinea-pigs. He found that anthrax will not grow above 45°C. but yielded abundant growths at 42-43°C. At the latter temperatures no spores were formed. The cultur had indeed become asporogenous, and in a month had ceased to grow. When a virulent anthrax culture in broth was kept at 42-43°C for eight days it had lost a considerable part of its virulence and was innocuous when injected into guinea-pigs, rabbits, or sheep. This was the method which was suggested by Pasteur, Chamberland, and Roux as an anthrax prophylactic or vaccine, and to demonstrate its value and emphasize its importance to farmers a large experiment was undertaken by Pasteur. The experiment consisted in the inoculation. of 24 sheep, 1 goat, and 6 cows with 5 drops of a living attenuated culture on anthrax bacillus. The result was soon apparent. All the vaccinated sheep were well. Pasteur's triumph was complete. The discovery of the anthrax vaccine constituted, he said 'un progrès sensible sur le vaccin jennérien' (in the last paper)" (Bulloch, The History of Bacteriology S. 244f). - Garrison-Morton 5169. - Zu VI: Erste Ausgabe. - "This Paper marks the beginning of Pasteur's studies on rabies. With C. Chamberland, P.P.E. Roux , and T. Thuillier" (Garrison-Morton 5481.4). - Gestempelt, sonst gut erhalten. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Tivy Side, Cardigan, Wales 1881. (22 engravings)

      1881 - A suite of 22 engravings on copper, with all scenes identified, of Tivy Side, Cardigan and Neighbourhood engraved by Henry Clarke MD, the Medical Officer of Wakefield Prison, a weekend photographer and serious amateur artist. Clarke spent his holiday in August 1881, in Cardigan and produced these 22 engravings, all on loose single leafs, sized 39.3*28 cm, paper watermarked J Whatman B 1882, one leaf has a tiny pin hole to a margin, another leaf has Love Lane Wakefield blind stamped to a top corner margin. Housed in a custom made blue up and over cloth box, with title in gilt to blue leather label, gilt tooling. Wakefield Historical Society published a book of Clarke's drawings in 1977, and many of his drawings appeared in the 2nd ed of Clarkson's Memories of Merry Wakefield 1889. Please contact for a full list of scenes and or images. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         A Visit to Abyssinia. An Account of Travel in Modern Ethiopia.

      London: Hurst and Blackett 1881 - First edition. 2 volumes, octavo. xi, 310; viii, 307, [v] pp., 16 pages ads at end, original purple cloth gilt, light foxing, a fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      - McLOUGHLIN PUB. LIGHTNING EXPRESS. NY: McLoughlin Bros. 1881. 4to (9 x 10 1/2"), pictorial wraps, spine professionally strengthened else VG+. The story is about a train on a wild ride that did extraordinary feats without hurting the riders. After the passengers departed it flew into space and became a blazing comet. Illustrated by J.H. Howard with 9 fabulous full page chromolithographs. This is a rare McLoughlin picture book. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         Gleanings from the desert of Arabia.

      London Kegan Paul 1881 - First edition. 8vo., viii, 399pp., 32 pages ads at end, original red cloth gilt, gilt pictorial vignette to upper cover, a little waterstaining to lower cover else a very nice copy of a scarce book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         The Autobiography of Mark Rutherford, Dissenting Minister. Edited by his friend, Reuben Shapcott

      London - Trubner & Co. 1881 - A scarce first edition of this fictitous autobiography criticising the state of religion in Victorian England. A rare survival in the original publisher's binding. In 1881 The Autobiography of Mark Rutherford, fictitiously edited by his friend Reuben Shapcott, appeared: White's first book at the age of fifty. Mark Rutherford's Deliverance followed in 1885, also edited by Reuben Shapcott. Behind this double pseudonymous hedgewhich remained in place for all Hale White's fictional outingshe carefully spilt the beans about the chapel life and the narrow dissenting pietisms of his youth, and vented his satirical fury over what he perceived as the decline of the old nonconformist radicalisms into modern shallowness and hypocrisy -ODNB. William Hale White, 1831-1913, was an English writer and civil servant. Condition: In the original publisher's binding. Externally, a little bumped, with some darkening and marks. Thejoints are starting, with the paper split. Internally, the textblock is split in several places, with pages 65-80 only partially attached, and several gatherings becoming loose. There are occasional spots and marks. Overall: GOOD ONLY. A rare survival and very original. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Ethnographische Atlas van Midden-Sumatra, met verklarenden Tekst.

      Brill, Leiden, 1881. - EA. Midden-Sumatra. Reizen en Onderzoekingen der Sumatra-Expeditie ( Prof. P.J.Veth). Derde Deel.EErste Gedeelte. Tweede Afdeeling. Mit 128 Tafeln mit chromolithogr. Abbildungen. HLdr.-Band mit aufgezogenen OBroschur-deckeln. 63 S. (erklärender Text) sowie 128 Tafeln auf starkem Karton. 4°. Bruschurdeckel gering fleckig, innen einige wenige Tafeln sehr gering stockfleckig; ansonsten ist das Buch in ausgezeichnetem, absolut sauberem, fast neuwertigem Zustand. Dieser Teilband des dritten Bandes der umfangreichen 'Midden-Sumatra_Expedition'-Veröffentlichungen ist ohne Frage das Herzstück des an Abbildungen interessierten Ethnologen/Ethnografen. Sehr zahlreiche wunderbare Tafeln in Farbe und in s/w. Sehr selten.

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         La vie et l'oeuvre de J.F. Millet

      - A. Quantin, Paris 1881, 22,5x33,5cm, relié. - Prima edizione, una delle 100 copie numerate in Olanda, l'unica grande carta. Il legame a bradel metà marocco angoli neri, schiena liscia con piccoli graffi sulla parte superiore e inferiore, coda Golden Data marmorizzato piatti di carta, guardie e contreplats di carta a mano, copertine conservato, angoli leggermente urtato, vincolante il tempo firmato da A. Tisseron. Libro illustrato con 12 tavole incastonate qui duplicare Stato come copie della edizione deluxe, e 48 stampe in-text repreduisant opere di Jean-François Millet. Provenienza: il pittore e incisore biblioteca Jean Frélaut con la sua firma su un avvertimento per mezzo di ex libris. Nostra copia è eccezionalmente arricchita tre disegni originali a matita, su due fogli sciolti, Jean Frélaut ha firmato, datato ed eseguito nel modo di Millet Come ha dichiarato in piedi della tavola . Questi disegni di due donne e il ritratto di un uomo. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, seuls grands papiers. Reliure à la bradel en demi maroquin noir à coins, dos lisse comportant de petites éraflures en tête et en pied, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures conservées, coins légèrement émoussés, reliure de l'époque signée de A. Tisseron. Ouvrage illustré de 12 planches hors-texte, ici en double état à l'instar des exemplaires du tirage de tête, ainsi que de 48 gravures in-texte repreduisant des oeuvres de Jean-François Millet. Provenance : de la bibliothèque du peintre et graveur Jean Frélaut avec sa signature sur une garde en guise d'ex-libris. Notre exemplaire est exceptionnellement enrichi de trois dessins originaux au crayon de papier, sur deux feuilles volantes, de Jean Frélaut qu'il a signés, datés et exécutés à la manière de Millet ainsi qu'il l'a stipulé en pieds de ceux-ci. Ces dessins représentant deux femmes et un portrait d'homme.

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         Als Eskimo unter den Eskimos. Eine Schilderung der Erlenisse der Schwatka'schen Franklin- Aufsuchungs -Expedition in den Jahren 1878-80.

      Vienna, Budapest & Leipsig. A. Hartleben. 1881. - 8vo, 22.5cm, [1].245pp., frontis, and numerous text drawings including 12 full-page, 3 coloured maps (2 folding), elaborate gilt and black stamped decorated pebbled cloth, gilt and black decorated bands and panels, gilt spine titles, light foxing, fine copy. (cgc) An account of the Schwatka Expedition of 1878-80 in the search for Franklin. The author was an artist and cartographer to this expedition and he covers mainly the internal life of the small group (five men), stressing those situations in which men battle the grim elements of the north with indigenous means. Their base was Camp Daly, northwest coast of Hudson Bay. The party proceeded inland in a northwesterly direction to King William Island and back (see also Gilder's narrative). Klutschak deals especially with the natives of the area (Netsilik and Iglulik Eskimos) describing and illustrating with numerous sketches, various features of their life, their snowhouses, domestic utensils, food, dress, hunting, sledging, indoor amusements, string figures, song and drum play, etc. He depicts the party's observations and conversations in the Eskimo community regarding the relics from Franklin's ship. AB. A scarce account in the original German. A.B. 23306. Not in Day. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1881 - 1881 Wisden - Rebind with Covers.

      1881 - Hi, This lot is an 1881 Rebound Wisden , with the original covers bound within. This is the 18th edition and the the range of the harder to get years in Original form. This book is in Good to Very Good Condition. The boards are in Brown with gilt to the spine. The covers are nice and tall, some marking to the covers , top to bottom but not too heavy, the book is nice inside, some spotting to the first few and last few pages but otherwise a nice clean book. Tightly bound and complete early Wisden. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Het Nieuwe Testament, of alle Boeken des Nieuwen Verbonds onzes Heeren Jezus Christus, uit de Grieksche Taal in onze Nederlandsche Taal getrouwelijk overgezet. Op last van de Hoog- Mog. Heeren Staten Generaal der Vereenigde Nederlanden, en volgens het besluit van de Synode Nationaal, gehouden te Dordrecht, in de jaren 1618 en 1619. Ingerigt overeenkomstig de thans meest gebruikelijke Taal en Spelling. WITH: Het Boek der Psalmen, nevens de Gezangen bij de Hervormde Kerk van Nederland in gebruik. Door Last van de Hoog Mog. Heeren Staten Generaal der Vereenigde Nederlanden, uit drie berijmingen , in den jare 1773 gekozen, met de noodige daarin gemaakte veranderingen. Ingerigt overeenkomstig de thans meest gebruikelijke Taal en Spelling. WITH: Evangelische Gezangen, om nevens het Boek der Psalmen bij den Openbaren Godsdienst in de Nederlandsche Hervormde Gemeenten gebruikt te worden, op uitdrukkelijken last van alle de Synoden der Voornoemde Gemeenten bijeen verzameld en in ordre gebragt in de jaren 1803, 1804 en 1805. WITH: Vervolgbundel op de Evangelische Gezangen, op last van de Algemeene Synode der Nederlandsche Hervormde Kerk, uitgegeven ten voordeele van de algemeene fondsen dier kerk. Mitsgaders, de Christelijke Catechismus, Formulieren en Gebeden der Gereformeerde Kerken.

      Amsterdam, Nederlandsche Bijbel-Compagnie 1881/1881/1879/1881. "(4) 355, (4) 427 (1), (8) 366 (14), (4) 142 (8), 33 p. Contemporary Tortoiseshell binding, with 2 golden clasps, golden hinges, 28 decorative golden nails and gilt-edged text block, 8° H. 13 x L. 9 x W. 5 cm. (The final piece of the top clasp has been forged anew. The inner side of the top clasp has the initials J.S. (Jantien Sijbring) and the bottom clasp has the year 1886 engraved. Dutch church book containing the States Translation of the New Testament, the Psalms and Hymns -with musical notation- and the Forms. Attractive binding bound in black with ochre coloured flamed tortoiseshell with golden double clasp, golden hinges and 28 decorative golden nails. The clasps are made by a goldsmith from Amsterdam named Petrus Franciscus van Maarseveen who was active from the year 1868 until 1880. The clasps and joints are decorated with ornamental designs and both clasps have a cut out pattern with an applique in the centre.)".

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         Étude sur les machines centrifuges , pompes et ventilateurs + ses 6 plans d'ingénieur en fin de livre ( très rare )

      Dunod, 1881 in4 Reliure editeur

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         Monografia della città di Roma e della campagna romana. Volume Primo [e secondo]. [più 3 apendici:] Bonghi, Canevari, Uzuelli

      Tip. Elzeviriana nel Ministero delle finanze, Roma 1881 - 5 volumi in-4 (cm.27), pp. CII, (4), CXXIII, (1), 389, (1), con 7 tavole fuori testo (primo volume); pp. 573, pp. 111, (2), CXXVIII-CLXII, con 12 tavole fuori testo (secondo volume). Seguono, con legatura uniforme, le 3 appendici: 'Appendice di Ruggero Bonghi "Bibiografia storica antica", di pp. 177, (1); Appendice di Raffaello Canevari "Note alla carta agronomica dei dintorni di Roma", pp. 76; Appendice di Gustavo Uzielli "Indice bibliografico delle opere pubblicate in Roma da qualunque autore ed anche fuori Roma da persone residenti nella Capitale dal 1870 a tutto il 1877. Belle legature in mezza pelle con angoli, dorso a nervi con titoli e numerazione di tomo in oro (lievi spellature superficiali). Bell'esemplare, che raramente si trova accompagnato dalle appendici. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Zigzag Railway, Darjeeling.

      - [Simla, c. 1881]. Original photograph (23 x 29 cm). This is a wonderful original photo of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway under construction between 1879 and 1881. This railway is one of the last still functioning narrow-gauge colonial railways. Bourne & Shepherd studios was initially founded in 1863, in Simla, by Samuel Bourne, a keen and extremely competent amateur photographer, newly arrived from England, and William Howard, already an established professional Calcutta studio photographer. - We currently stock two more photos of Northern India by the studio.

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         Antique Print-MARRIAGE-PRESENTATION-BRIDE-FAMILY-De Boucherville-Ballin-1881

      - Antique print, titled: 'Presentation de la Mariee', ('Presentation of the bride'), a large gathering in a sumptuous mansion, where a woman in an off-white dress is led into the room, where a family is seated around a table. The young woman is accompanied by her father and mother (the three of them distinctly lower class than the people already present). Handcoloured etching/engraving on a vellin type paper. Description: Master print, published in Paris by A. Delarue in 1881, and printed by Ch. Chardon. Our definition of master print is a seperately published print or series of prints, not being an illustrative print to a text. These can both be prints made by old masters (artists) or prints made by others (artists, engravers, etchers) after old masters.Artists and Engravers: Engraved by J. Ballin after A. de Boucherville. Joel, John Ballin (1822-1885) was a Danish engraver, Joel Ballin studied art at the Copenhagen Academy, under J. Lundk and Eckersberg. His first engravings were exhibited there in 1841. Ballin then moved to Germany and worked in Leipzig from 1846 to 1848. His fine style of engraving attracted attention throughout Europe and during the following years he was repeatedly commissioned by both London and Paris publishers. Ballin was elected to the Academy of Arts, Copenhagen, in 1877. He returned to Denmark in 1883 and founded a school of engraving there. Adrien de Boucherville (French 1829-1912). Condition: Excellent, given age. Attached to carrier. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: DPO-77-01 The overall size is ca. 36 x 27.6 inch. The image size is ca. 31.5 x 25.2 inch. The overall size is ca. 91.5 x 70 cm. The image size is ca. 80 x 64 cm.

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         Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry. Prepared for the Supreme Council of the Thirty-Third Degree, for the Southern Jurisdiction of the United States, and Published by Its Authority.

      Charleston. 1881 - Spine very lightly sunned, otherwise very good. 8vo. iv, 861 pp. Hardcover, purple stippled cloth, gilt Masonic eagle devices on cover and spine, same eagle in blind on back cover, embossed borders, gilt spine title, gray coated endpapers. 2nd Edition with the 5641 date on the title page. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         The Angler's Complete Guide and Companion: Being a Practical Treatise on Angling and its Requirements, with beautifully executed illustrations, in colours, of the artificial flies for the different months, and highly finished engravings of all other neces

      London & Hertford. Published by the author. W. Cates. & Simosn and Co. [1881].. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s) 12mo, 18cm, The First Edition, 203, with 2p of ads., with 77 hand coloured artificial flies for the different months on 12 plates, plus hundred of text illustrations from engravings, (hooks, reels, fish, etc.), index, catalogue of rods and tackle, Fine Signed binging "Bayntun, Binders, Bath, Eng." in full dark green wavy grain polished calf, gilt decorated raised bands, gilt borders in angling motif decorations in the panels, crushed red morocco label, bind and gilt decorated borders on the boards, wide gilt decorated dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edge's gilt, with the original gilt pictoiral decorated brown cloth and spine bound in at the end, a fine copy, author's presentation copy "Presented with the Author's Compliments", rare thus. (Spg) A scarce angling book. Westwood & Satchell, p. xx - "A tackle-maker"s publication, as the title indicates, but far before any similar work in this country. The flies are particularly well done, and much information, useful to anglers, is appended." .

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         Lehrbuch der Gehirnkrankheiten für Aerzte und Studirende - 3 Bände.

      Kassel, Berlin ; Fischer, 1881 - 1883. - 371 + 251 + 321 S. ; 96 Abb. Guter Zustand. Bibliotheks-Exemplare mit Stempeln und Signaturaufklebern. Bd. 2 mit ca. 3 cm-großem Abriss am Buchrücken, Buchrücken von Band 1 leicht eingerissen. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2450 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         The First of May: A Fairy Masque, Presented in a Series of 52 Designs

      Henry Sotheran & Co., London 1881 - 18 1/4 x 15 inches, two-tone tan cloth portfolio with large pictorial cover label, spine and flaps renewed, sides original, Signed by Crane, on limitation page, 57 separate sheets, composed of limitation sheet plus 56 sheets numbered I to LVI. Crane did his drawings, layout and lettering in pencil, and Goupil & Co. of Paris did the photo-engraving and printing. The images measure 9 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches and are on mounts measuring 15 x 18 1/4 inches. The cover label is rubbed but legible. Some wear and darkening to the edges and margins of the mounts; foxing to limitation sheet and some faint darkening to the last sheet, all other engravings are clean and bright. Housed in a modern oak box. Dedicated to Charles Darwin by the author and artist. First Edition, Limited edition: No. 163 of 300 sets of India paper proofs edition. . [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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         Le Triparty en la Science des Nombres. Par Maistre Nicolas Chuquet Parisien, publié d’après le manuscript fonds français n°1346 de la Bibliothèque nationale de Paris et précédé d’une Notice par M. Aristide Marre. [Offered with:] Problèmes numériques faisant suite et servant d’application au Triparty en la Science des nombres de Nicolas Chuquet, Parisien. Extrait de la seconde partie du ms. n°1346 du fonds français de la Bibliothèque nationale, annoté et publié par Aristide Marre.

      Imprimérie des Sciences Mathématiques 1881; 1882, Rome - First edition, the rare offprint issues, of the most original mathematical work of the fifteenth century, indeed the most important since Fibonacci?s Liber Abaci almost three centuries earlier (a work which was also not published until the nineteenth century). Composed in 1484, but published here for the first time, this first French work on algebra introduced several groundbreaking innovations into European mathematics, notably the use of exponents to denote powers of a number and the use of negative numbers in the solution of equations. The first part of Le Triparty concerns the arithmetic operations on numbers, including an explanation of the Hindu-Arabic numerals. Chuquet gave a ?règle des nombres moyens? according to which a fraction could be found between any two given fractions by taking the sum of their numerators and dividing by the sum of their denominators. This rule could be used to find the solution of any problem soluble in rational numbers, once an upper and a lower bound for the solution had been found. The last, and most important part, concerns the ?règle des premiers?, which is nothing less than what we would call ?algebra?, ?premier? being Chuquet?s name for the unknown. He also had specific names for the square, cube and fourth power of the unknown, but for higher powers he invented an exponential notation of great significance. In particular, it laid bare the laws of exponents, which played a crucial role in the subsequent invention of logarithms. Also in this part, Chuquet studied the solution of equations, making use for the first time of isolated negative numbers (and on one occasion of the number zero). Problèmes numériques contains Chuquet?s statement and answers to 156 problems solved using the methods of Le Triparty. ?Many of these problems have a long history going back at least as far as the Greek Anthology reputedly collected by Metrodorus some one thousand years earlier. In Chuquet they are solved by various methods, including the ?rule of three? and the ?rule of one and two positions?, but the significant part of the section on problems is where Chuquet applies his ?rule of first terms,? that is, his algebra? (Flegg et al, p. 25). These works are offprints from the Bullettino di bibliografa e di storia delle scienze matematiche e fisiche, tomo XIII & XIV. OCLC lists Harvard only in US for Le Triparty, no copies of the Problèmes numériques. ABPC/RBH lists one copy of Le Triparty (Bloomsbury Auctions, 18 July 2014, lot 445, £1240) and none of Problèmes numériques.Provenance: Problèmes numériques signed and inscribed by Marre on upper wrapper to ?Monsieur Ferdinand Denis.? Jean-Ferdinand Denis (1798-1890), a historian specializing in Brazil, was director of the Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève (Paris) from 1865 to 1885.?The ?Triparty? is a treatise on algebra, although the word appears nowhere in the manuscript. This algebra deals only with numbers, but in a very broad sense of the term. The first part concerns rational numbers. Chuquet?s originality in his rules for decimal numeration, both spoken and written, is immediately obvious. He introduced the practice of division into groups of six figures and used, besides the already familiar million, the words billion (1012), trillion (1018), quadrillion (1024), etc. ??Chuquet?s study of the rules of three and of simple and double false position, clear but commonplace, served as pretext for a collection of remarkable linear problems, expounded in a chapter entitled ?Seconde partie d?une position.? Here he did not reveal his methods but reserved their exposition for a later part of the work, where he then said that after having solved a problem by the usual methods ? double position or algebra (his ?regle des premiers?) ? one must vary the known numerical quantities and carefully analyze the sequence of computations in order to extract a canon (formula). This analysis generally led him to a correct formula, although at times he was mistaken and gave meth

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         La Circulation Du Sang A L'état Physiologique Et Dans Les Maladies. (Exemplaire De Pierre Janet)

      Paris: G. Masson 1881 - In-8° broché, couverture imprimée originale - (2), 3pp., 745pp., 358 figures in-texte. Magnifique exemplaire en parfait état ayant appartenu à Pierre Janet avec le cachet gras de sa bibliothèque reproduisant sa signature olographe sur la page de garde. ---- GARRISON N° 783 ---- DSB IX pp. 101/102 ---- Heirs of Hippocrates N° 1964 Étienne Jules Marey (1830-1904) fut un grand physiologiste, professeur d'histoire naturelle au Collège de France ; son nom reste attaché, dans le domaine de la médecine, à certaines lois qui régissent l'excitabilité du myocarde, comme la loi de l'inexcitabilité périodique du coeur. Ici, il présente un système circulatoire sanguin dans son état normal et dans l'état de maladie. Ses recherches sur la circulation du sang sont fondamentales ; tout comme le sera, quelques années plus tard, son invention de la chronophotographie. "This work, based on Marey's earlier Physiologie médicale de la circulation du sang, has the added benefit of nearly twenty years experience, study, and research. Marey again presents a comprehensive study of the circulatory system's physiology and pathology, and, in addition, he places special emphasis on the clinical signs of cardiac health and disease as well as the instrumentation necessary to detect and record their physiological manifestations" (Heirs of Hippocrates 1964). Bedford 59. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1881 - 1881 Original Paperback Wisden with Facsimile Spine

      1881 - Hi, This lot is an Original 1881 Wisden Paperback with facsimile spine. This is in Good to Very good condition, overall this is a very nice book, the things to note is that there is some foxing inthe book but it is not off putting, there are also cover touch ups to the edges and a new facsimile spine added. The covers are clean with name to the front cover in ink, other than the foxing internally it is very nice and tightly bound. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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