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        Annuario della nobilta' italiana. pisa, 1878-91.

      Dodici volumi di cm. 13, pp. 500-700 circa ciascuno. Con molti stemmi in cromolitografia su tavole f.t. Leg. uniforme in tela rossa editoriale con titoli in oro al dorso ed ai piatti. Poche fioritura alle carte, ottimo stato di conservazione generale. Disponibile un raro insieme di almanacchi a partire dal primo anno di pubblicazione (1878) al 1891. Nella sequenza d'apparizione mancano i due volumi apparsi nel 1882-83 (riferentesi quindi al 1883-84). Non comune, soprattutto in tale, ottimo stato di conservazione.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        MILANO ALLA MANO 1878 (RONCHI).

      Pianta di Milano in litografia a colori (mm. 510 x 515, più larghi margini), entro cornice moderna in legno nero e oro (mm. 712x712). Ben conservata.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
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        Erânische Alterthumskunde von Fr. Spiegel. Erster Band: Geographie, Ethnographie und älteste Geschichte; Zweiter Band: Religion. Geschichte bis zum Tode Alexanders des Grossen; Dritter Band: Geschichte, Staats- und Familienleben. Wissenschaft und Kunst; Mit vollständigem Register über alle drei Bände, 3 Bände (vollständig),

      [XII, 760]; [XII, 632]; [IV, 863 (1)] Seiten, 8° (22,5 x 15 cm), Interimseinbände. Friedrich Spiegel (1820-1905), namhafter deutscher Orientalist, Iranforscher und bedeutender Kenner der Zarathustrischen Lehre. In den hier vorliegenden drei Bänden findet sich sozusagen die Summe seiner Forschungsarbeiten. - Einbandpapiere teils eingerissen und geknickt. Buchblöcke des ersten und dritten Bandes zweifach gebrochen. Unbeschnittene Exemplare. Die letzten acht Blätter des dritten Bandes im Bereich der Innenstege stärker eingerissen (mit geringem Textverlust). Blätter teils leicht gedunkelt. Buchblöcke sonst in sauberem Zustand.

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        Catalogue of the Library at Brook House Park Lane belonging to Sir Dudley Coutts Majoribanks, Baronet of Guisachan, M. P

      London: Chiswick Press 1878 [London: Chiswick Press], 1878. (COUTTS MAJORIBANKS, SIR DUDLEY) First edition, ONE OF 25 COPIES ARE PRINTED BY CHARLES WHITTINGHAM, of the Chiswick Press, London. 8vo. 279 pp. Contemporary red morocco, a.e.g. Hinges tender. Cloth slipcase. With the bookplates of Coutts Majoribanks and H.P. Kraus . Collector's own copy with his shelf locations marked opposite entries and interleaved

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        Menschliches, allzumenschliches. Ein Buch für freie Geister. Dam Andenken Voltaire's geweiht zur Gedächtnis-Feier seines Todestages, des 30. Mai 1778.

      Chemitz, Schmeitzner, 1878. Lex 8vo. Contemporary black full cloth with gilt line-decoration and lettering to spine. Some brownspotting to end-papers and first and last leaves, but otherwise very nice and clean. Small stamp to title-page. Annotations to front pasted-down end-paper. Without the initial half-title, but with the advertisement-leaf and the eere-correction that was cut out and pasted in by Schmeitzner over enon of the word menon to spell meere, on p. 290. (6), 377, (1), (2, -advertisements) pp.. The scarce first edition, first issue, of the work in which Nietzsche the philosopher comes into being, his seminal Human, All Too Human, according to Nietzsche himself, his most important book, by many considered his first actual philosophical work, a book that marks a turning point in his philosophical style and that, while reinforcing his friendship with Rée, also ends his friendship with the anti-Semitic Wagner, who comes under attack in a thinly-disguised characterization of the artist.'' (SEP).The present work is also the first of Nietzsche's Books, on the title-page of which he is listed merely by his name, not followed by Prof.The highly controversial philosophical masterpiece, Human, All Too Human, that Nietzsche according to himself began writing in August 1876, is, together with The Birth of Tragedy, the work that is surrounded by the most drama. Not only does the story of the beginning of the work differ, due to the wish to signal certain personal opinions and relationships, but the title of the work also allegedly changed quite a lot. Whatever the original starting date or title, Human, All Too Human, signaled a redical departure in style and content from anything that Nietzsche had previously written, indicating a new direction that was to continue for his next five books. (Schaberg, p. 55). The history of the actual printing of the book and the conditions and discussions that surrounded it are fairly complicated, however, in the end, the book appeared as Nietzsche had wanted it, except that the publisher persuaded him not to publish it pseudonomously or anonomously. What he didn't want, and might not have expected, were the horribly low sales-numbers. Out of the 1.000 printed copies, only 120 copies were actually sold, and in 1886 the 551 remainders were sold to Fritsch for use in a new edition, making the actual number of the present first edition merely 449.Nietzsche's friends responded in various ways, but the highly positive reactions were limited to Gast and only three other people. Paul Rée, as expected, thought the book was brilliant... The negative reactions were far more widespread... Nietzsche's former supporters and readers were not prepared to accept the stylistic and philosophical about-face and the book's poor sales reflected this rejection (Schaberg, p. 63-64). It is also to be noted that the book was banned in Russia.In his Ecco Homo, Nietzsche stated that ''Human, All Too Human is the monument of a crisis, referring both to the important change in his formerly so close friendship with Wagner as well as to his general situation (he had to resign as professor in Basel the following year and his health deteriorating) and the end of his former philosophical period (also meaning the beginning of a new). ''Human, All Too Human represents a coming of age for Nietzsche the man./ It is a coming of age for Nietzsche the philosopher as well... [it] marks the beginning of a second period in Nietzsche's philosophy, for in it he rejects decisively the romanticism that had characterized his first major work... (Marion Faber's Introduction to the 1986 English translation of the work, p. (XXI)).Schaberg no. 29

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        George Silverman's Explanation.

      Brighton: Southern Publishing Company. [1878] Orig. pink wraps; rusted at staple, otherwise v.g.Originally published in the Atlantic Monthly for January, February and March 1868, this is a pirated edition and the only appearance in book form.

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