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        Der Durchschlag des St. Gotthard-Tunnels und seine Vollendung. Eine vergleichende Studie über die bedeutenderen Tunnelbauten der Gegenwart. Mit 3 lithograph(ierten) Tafeln

      Zch.: Orell Füssli, 1880. 208, (2) S., mit 3 doppelt gefalteten Tafeln und zahlreichen Tabellen. Or.br., 8°. Technische Mittheilungen des schweizerischen Ingenieur- & Architectenvereins, 17. Heft. Verglichen werden der Gotthard-Tunnel mit denen von Mont-Cenis, Hoosac, Suttro, Dettenberg, Spitzberg, Sonnstein und Cochem. Auf den Tafeln werden der Baufortschritt per Jahr von Gotthard, Hoosac, Suttro und Cochem (Tafel 1), der Baufortschritt per Monat von Dettenberg, Spitzberg, Zimmeregg und Teterchen (Tafel 2) und die Fördergefässe von Ratkonya, Ender, Rheinische Eisenbahn, Gotthard und Tetterchen - vermasste Abbildungen der Gefässe, resp. Wagen - (Tafel 3). Sehr selten. Umschlag etwas verblichen und lose, mit in der Zeit erneuertem Rücken und zwei grösseren Fehlstellen auf der Rückseite, einige Seiten lose.

      [Bookseller: ABC Antiquariat Marco Pinkus Zurich]
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        Pugilistica Being One Hundred and Forty-Four Years of the History of British Boxing.

      Weldon & Co., [1880]., London: - 3 Vols., 8vo, decorative brown cloth, gilt stamped spine and cover, top edges gilt, illustrated, 507, 538 [6], 528, [6] pp. Hinges are a bit weak or cracked in all three volumes, but still reasonably firm, some extremity and spine wear and scuffing, some aging and browning, scattered foxing, signature on all three half titles, corner chips to some endpapers, paper just a bit brittle, tissue guard facing frontispiece of volume one is loose; otherwise about very good, and an attractive set. A wonderful set on British boxing history, when British boxing was boxing. The gilt illustration of fighters on the covers represents Daniel Mendoza and Richard Humphreys who fought three legendary fights at the close of the 18th century. Humphreysâ

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        Signatures 'Edward' and 'George' (Christian Edward, Duke of Clarence, 1864-1892, Eldest Son of Edward VII) and his brother GEORGE V (1865-1936, King of Great Britain)

      1880 - on a leaf from a Visitor's Book, 1 side 4to., no place, 29th August Other signatures include the 3rd Marquess of Headfort (1822-1894), the political philosopher W.H. Mallock (1849-1923), Sir Charles Du Cane (1825-1889, Governor of Tasmania) and his wife Lady the Hon. Georgiana Susan Du Cane (1838-1926).

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        Jérusalem. - Types Juifs.

      ca. 1880. Original photograph, albumen print, 25,7 x 20 cm, on mount, photograph no 1061. KEYWORDS:palestine/jerusalem/photo.

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        Fine unsigned Woodburytype Portrait Photograph, by Lock and Whitfield, (Admiral Sir Leopold, 1819-1907, Arctic Explorer)]

      1880 - showing him head and shoulders, three quarter face, with a commanding look, oval 4

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        Fine unsigned Woodburytype Portrait Photograph, by Lock and Whitfield, (Commander Verney Lovett, 1844-1894, first European to cross Equatorial Africa from sea to sea)]

      1880 - showing him head and shoulders, three quarter face, a distant gaze in his eyes, oval 4

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        Fine unsigned Woodburytype Portrait Photograph, by Lock and Whitfield, (Sir Richard Francis, 1821-1890, Traveller, Explorer and Linguist)]

      1880 - showing him head and shoulders, three quarter face, with his thick and rather straggly beard and moustache, and a somewhat fierce expression, oval 4

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        Fine unsigned Woodburytype Portrait Photograph, by Lock and Whitfield, (Jules, 1828-1905, French Science Fiction Writer)]

      1880 - showing him head and shoulders, in near profile, with an authoritative look, oval 4

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        Philips' New Series of Travelling Maps. Tasmania and New Guinea with Index.

      London & Liverpool: George Philip & Son, circa, 1880. Folding map measuring 540 x 720 mm., printed in colour on original linen backing, 24 pp. index, a few marks and flecks; very good in original brown cloth case lettered in black and gilt, cloth case a bit stained and rubbed. Another well-preserved mid-nineteenth century travellers' map, this example with fine maps of Tasmania and, unusually, New Guinea, rich in detail with settlements both small and large, landscape features and new railway lines marked for the use of emigrants to Australia. The map is entirely as issued, housed within the publishers folding cloth case with an index of place names and co-ordinates to the inner flap of the front cover.In Printed Maps of Tasmania Tooley notes two maps titled Van Diemen's Land, but does not list this folding map titled 'Tasmania and New Guinea'. The colony was officially known as Tasmania from January of 1856, indicating the map was issued after this date; furthermore, the publisher's details list Philip's address at Fleet Street, premises occupied from 1856 onwards. The presence of the railway lines, notably the line from Hobart to Launceston, would effectively confirm a date sometime in the 1880s. This is further confirmed by the naming of "Emperor William's Land" on the north coast of New Guinea.

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        Annual Reports of the Bureau of Ethnology. A Collection of 16 volumes.

      Smithsonian, Washington D.C. - An assorted collection of sixteen bound volumes of the Bureau of Ethnology Annual Reports, all but one in original bindings. 4to. Green cloth. Hundreds of pages in each volume. Numerous plates, illustrations and maps. See photos. Condition varies from at least better than good, most frequently very good, and often near fine. All titles are complete, tight in the bindings, without being shaken. Satisfaction guaranteed. Sixteen volumes as Follows: Second Annual Report (1880-1881). Washington, 1883; Fifth Annual Report (1883-1884). Washington, 1887; Twelfth Annual Report (1891-1881). Washington, 1894; Thirteen Annual Report (1891 - 1892). Washington, 1896; Fourteenth Annual Report (1892 -1893). Part 1. Washington, 1896; Fourteenth Annual Report (1892 -1893). Part 2. Washington, 1896; Fifteenth Annual Report (1893 -1894). Washington, 1897; Sixteenth Annual Report (1894 -1895). Washington, 1897; Seventeenth Annual Report (1895 -1897). Part I. Washington, 1898; Twenty-seventh Annual Report (1905-1906). Washington, 1911; Twenty-eighth Annual Report (1906-1907). Washington, 1912; Twenty-ninth Annual Report (1907-1908). Washington, 1916; Thirtieth Annual Report (1908-1909). Washington, 1915; Thirty-second Annual Report (1910-1911). Washington, 1918; Thirty-third Annual Report (1911-1912). Washington, 1919; Thirty-nine Annual Report (1917-1918). Washington, 1925; THE CONTENTS OF EACH VOLUME CAN FOUND ON THE SMITHSONIAN LIBRAIRES WEBSITE, LIST OF PUBLICATIONS OF THE BUREAU OF AMERICAN ETHNOLOGY. EXTRA POSTAGE due to number of volumes and weight. Write for a quote. A great opportunity to acquire important books on the North American Indian at less than $50 each. Copies normally sell for $100 and up. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bjarne Tokerud Bookseller ABAC & PBFA]
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        WATERCOLOURS FOR GREETINGS CARDS.

      Two fine watercolour designs attributed to Margaret Thompson for greeting cards, published by De La Rue, circa 1880's. 'LOVE FOR THEE NO CIRCLING YEARS CAN CHANGE.' 'MAY FRIENDSHIP GIVE NEW BLOOM TO ALL THEY YEARS.' Some rubbing to the wording on one card; else in excellent order. These came from the collection of Henry Herbert Harrod, author of children's books and a collector of original illustration.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        Schmetterlinge auf Astzweigen unter altem Glassturz mit Holzsockel.

      Um 1880. - Format der Glashaube ca. 39x30x14 cm. Schmetterlingsgrößen zwischen 4-8 cm breit. Farbenfrohes Ensemble mit 9 exotischen Schmetterlingen in unterschiedlichen Farben und Größen an einen weit gefächerten Aststrauch montiert. Unter einer antiken Glashaube, diese lose auf einen alten Holzdeckel gesetzt. Bei Lichteinfall ergibt sich ein luftiges, dreidimensionales und farbintensives Schauspiel, das die Schmetterlinge nahezu lebendig erscheinen läßt. Äußerst filigrane handwerklich hochwertig ausgeführte Arbeit! Der Holzsockel gelegentlich etwas angestoßen, sonst sehr gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Mertens]
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        Verissima relacion embiada a Don Fray Andres de S. Maria Obispo de Cochin, la qual trata de como en las Indias de Portugalay un hombre que tiene trezientos y ochenta años, y ha sido ocho vezes casado, y se le han caydo todos los dientes dos vezes, y le bolvieron a nacer. . Este es el verdadero retrato del hombre que passô en braços al glorioso San Francisco por el Rio de Ganga, el qual fue sacado a instancia del reverendo padre Don Fray Andres de S. Maria Obispo de Cochin. Salamanca, Antonio Ramires, 1609. 4to (19 x 14.5) . With a woodcut illustration of a man carrying Saint Francis across the Ganges River in India on the title-page and a woodcut centaur below the colophon. Vellum (ca. 1880).

      - Huth library (1880), p. 1523 (this copy); cf. Barbosa Machado, Bibliotheca Lusitana, I (1741), pp. 154-155 (the other 1609 Spanish ed.); not in KVK/WorldCat. The only known copy of what appears to be the first edition, in the original Spanish, of a legend of the miraculous appearance of Saint Francis of Assisi (ca. 1181/82-1226) in India, taken from a manuscript account by Andrés de Santa Maria in Goa, who was Bishop of Cochin from 1588 to 1615. The text gives an account of a miracle Saint Francis is said to have worked in Islamic Bengal. Although Saint Francis's travels never took him further east than Egypt and the Holy Land, he did succeed in improving Christian-Islamic relations soon after the Islamic conquest of Bengal. The present story was apparently related by a Bengali man said to be 380 years old. The man had been an Islamic beggar and was talking to a friend on the bank of the Ganges River when a Christian monk appeared and asked for help crossing the Ganges. The man picked up the monk in his arms and carried him across the holy river. On the other bank the monk revealed himself as Saint Francis of Assisi and rewarded the man with youth, good health, black hair and a good character to the end of his days. There are two Spanish editions, both published in Salamanca and dated 1609, each known only from a single surviving copy, but the order of their publication remains uncertain.From the library of one of the greatest collectors of all time, Henry Huth (1815-1878). In fine condition and with generous margins. Only known copy, preserving the original Spanish text of a legend of Saint Francis in India.

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        Selected Works of Richard Jefferies

      10- London - Smith, Elder and Co, Longmans et al., 1880 Book. Good. Hardcover. A collection of works by Richard Jefferies. In Hatchards of Piccadilly bindings as indicated by binder's stamp to verso of front endpaper. With a frontispiece to Toilers of the Field, The Open Air, The Story of My Heart, The Gamekeeper at Home, Wood Magic, Richard Jefferies his life and work, Nature Near London, Bevis and The Life of the Fields. Additional vignettes to The Gamekeeper at Home. Additional eleven illustrations to The Open Air by Ruth Dollman, an additional eleven by Dollman to Nature Near London,seven plates to Bevis,eleven plates to The Life of the Fieldsand an additional twelve plates to Richard Jefferies, His Life and Work. Comprising of the following works:Wild Life in a Southern County (1903)New Edition Smith, Elder and Co. Toilers of The Field (1907) New Impression, Longmans, Green and Co. Scarlet Shawl (Undated) New Edition, Tinsley BrothersThe Open Air (1908) Chatto and WindusHodge and His Masters Volume I (1880) Smith, Elder and Co. Hodge and His Masters Volume II (1880) Smith, Elder and Co. Round About a Great Estate (1903) New Edition, Smith, Elder and Co. The Story of My Heart (1910) Tenth Impression,Longmans, Green and Co. The Gamekeeper at Home (1906) New Edition, Smith Elder and Co. The Amateur Poacher (1909) New Edition, Smith Elder and Co. Wood Magic (1907) Longmans, Green and Co. Field and Hedgerow Collected by His Widow (1910) Longmans, Green and Co. Red Deer (1908) Sixth Impression, Longmans, Green and Co. Richard Jefferies, His Life and Work By Edward Thomas (1909), Hutchinson and Co. After London or Wild England (1905) Duckworth and Co. Amaryllis at the Fair (1908) PopularEditionDuckworth and Co. The Hills and the Vale (1909) Duckworth and Co. With an Introduction by Edward Thomas. Nature Near London (1908) Chatto and Windus. The Dewy Morn A Novel (1900) Macmillan and Co. Greene Ferne Farm (1880) Smith, Elder and Co. Bevis, The Story of a Boy (Undated) New and Cheaper Edition. The Life of the Fields Illustrated by M U Clarke, (1908) Chatto and WindusWith the bookplate of Viscount Wolverhampton to the front pastedown of all volumes. Therefore, this set either belonged to Henry Hartley Fowler, 1st Viscount Wolverhampton, or his son Henry Ernest Fowler 2nd Viscount Wolverhampton. The 1st Viscount Wolverhampton was a British solicitor and Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons until he was raised to the peerage. Richard Jefferies was an English nature writer. He isremembered for his depiction of English rural life in his essays, natural history books and novels. His own childhood in rural Wiltshire influenced hiswritings and provide a background to his major works of fiction. Condition: In uniform half calf bindings with cloth covered boards. Externally, rubbed to spines and extremities. Handling marks and small amount of rubbing to the cloth covered boards. Rubbing is heaviest to head and tail of spines and to joints. Spines have faded, as expected with this colour. Front hinge to The Scarlet Shawl is slightly strainedbut firm afterpage 2. Small loss tohead of spine to Round About A Great Estate. Front hinge to Wood Magicis slightly strained but firm. Small loss to head ofspine to Wood Magic. Front hinge to After London is slightly strained but firm. Small loss to head of spine to After London. Loss to backstrip to The Hills and the Vale. Small loss to head of spine to Nature NearLondon. Prior owner's bookplate to front pastedown of all volumes, Viscount Wolverhampton. Internally,all volumes aregenerally firmly bound. Pages are bright with instances ofoccasionalscattered spotting throughout, heavier to the endpapers. Overall: GOOD..

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        Hodge and his Masters

      

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        One of her Parasols (1819-1901, Queen of Great Britain)]

      1880 - with a cream silk outside and a purple silk interior, the end and trimmings of ivory with a wooden handle, on the handle is her monogram - V.R. with a crown, no date, circa 1880, together with a charming unsigned Portrait Photograph, by A.J. Melhuish of the Queen with her youngest daughter BEATRICE showing them facing each other, three quarter length, nearly three quarter face, the Queen in a dark but pretty dress with overall appliqué designs and a white cap, looking affectionately at Beatrice in a narrow waisted jacket and skirt, in one hand Beatrice holds the Queen's, in the other a large dark parasol over both their heads, the Queen is smiling slightly beside her, 5½" x 4", no place, no date, circa 1885 in remarkably good condition An unusual and touching grouping. Melhuish (1825-1896), portrait painter as well as photographer, was noted for his artistic approach. From Keble College Oxford who were presumably given it by the Queen. It is very unusual to see the Queen smile. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

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

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        Pérou Et Bolivie. Récit De Voyage Suivi D'études Archéologiques Et Ethnographiques Et De Notes Sur L'écriture Et Les Langues Des Populations Indiennes

      Librairie Hachette 1880 - - Librairie Hachette, Paris 1880, 19,5x27,5cm, relié. - Edition originale rare. Reliure en plein cartonnage richement historié, couleur brique et noir, de motifs précolombiens, dos lisse, contreplats et gardes de papier ivoire moiré, toutes tranches dorées sur gouttière, reliure de l'éditeur signée Engel Quelques légères traces de frottement, coins émoussés, bel état d'ensemble de la reliure. Ouvrage illustré de 1100 gravures, 27 cartes et 18 plans. Très rare ouvrage ainsi présenté en cartonnage [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] The rare first edition. Publisher's red and black richly historiated boards with Precolombian motifs by Engel, cream moiré endpapers and pastedowns, all edges gilt. A little light rubbing, corners bumped, but overall the binding in very good condition. With 1,100 engravings, 27 charts and 18 maps. Very rarely found in boards. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Recueil de 30 textes du Maître de la syphiligraphie française comportant les travaux qui lui apportèrent la gloire : sa découverte du signe de Fournier en 1883 et sa découverte de l'origine syphilitique du tabes (1876)

      1880 - Grand et très fort in-4° relié demi-chagrin grenat de l'époque. Cachets de l'Institut Fournier de Paris, le volume a été rédimé. Quelques feuillets manuscrits de l'auteur insérés in fine. Nombre des contributions signées en collaboration avec des élèves de l'école de Charcot : Lerreboulet, Georges Gilles de la Tourette, Lemonnier, Jules Socquet, Dieulafoy, Emmanuel Régis - - Jean-Alfred Fournier, né le 12 mars 1832 à Paris et mort le 23 décembre 1914 dans la même ville, est un médecin dermatologue français spécialisé en vénérologie. Interne à l'hôpital du Midi sous la direction de Philippe Ricord, il se spécialisa rapidement dans les maladies sexuellement transmissibles, notamment le chancre mou, la gonorrhée et la syphilis. En 1867, il travailla avec Augustin Grisolle. Il fut chef de service à l'Hôtel-Dieu de Paris (1868-1876) puis à l'hôpital Saint-Louis jusqu'en 1880. Sa principale contribution fut de décrire la syphilis congénitale en 1883. Les « signes de Fournier » désignent des cicatrices particulières de la bouche présentes chez les patients souffrant de cette maladie. Il a aussi laissé son nom à la gangrène de Fournier, qu'il a présentée en 1883, même si la maladie avait déjà été décrite en 1764 par un autre médecin du nom de Baurienne - Alfred Fournier a été le premier à identifier l'origine syphilitique du tabes (1876). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A PAIR OF BLUE EYES (Inscribed By the Author)

      Kegan Paul & Co. 1880 - Hardy, Thomas. A PAIR OF BLUE EYES. London: C. Kegan Paul & Co, 1880. Third Edition, a FINE bright copy with only the smallest amount of wear to the extremities, INSCRIBED by the author on the verso of the front free endpaper: "Yours Faithfully, Thomas Hardy." In the publisher’s original decorated blue cloth, blocked in gold and black. A PAIR OF BLUE EYES was first published in London in 1873 as a three-volume edition, the first book to bear Hardy’s name. A PARTICULARLY DESIRABLE COPY AS WE ARE NOT AWARE OF ANY RECORDED OR EXTANT PRESENTATION COPY OF A PAIR OF BLUE EYES. Housed in a new custom slipcase. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Letter Signed in his characteristic purple ink, signed "C. L. Dodgson" to on of his child friends "My dear Mab", (Mabel Burton) (Lewis, Charles Dodgson, 1832-1898, Author of 'Alice in Wonderland')

      1880 - saying that "That would be too late - people crowd in so after 10, that I like to come away about then ." and hoping they will manage "some other day .", 1 side 8vo., Christ Church, 24th June Mabel Burton, born in 1869, was at this time only 11 years old. In fact Carroll took Jessie Hull instead, who was able to set off with him at half-past-seven (Diary for Saturday 26th June 1880)

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        Fine unsigned Woodburytype Portrait Photograph, by Lock and Whitfield, (Charles, 1809-1882, Naturalist, Writer of 'The Origin of Species')]

      1880 - showing him head and shoulders, three quarter face, with his full beard, oval 4½" x 3½" on mount 10¾" x 8", no place, no date, circa The term Woodburytype refers to both a photomechanical process and the print produced by this process. The process produces continuous tone images in slight relief. A chromated gelatin film is exposed under a photographic negative, which hardens in proportion to the amount of light. Then it is developed in hot water to remove all the unexposed gelatin and dried. This relief is pressed into a sheet of lead in a press with 5000 psi. This is an intaglio plate. It is used as a mold and is filled with pigmented gelatin. The gelatin layer is then pressed onto a paper support. It is thought to produce the finest photographic images. The Woodburytype was developed by Walter B. Woodbury in 1864, first used in a publication in 1866 and widely used for fine book illustration from about 1870 to 1900.

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        Album di 15 fotografie originali all'albumina di vedute veneziane

      1880 ca, Venezia 1880 - Album di 15 fotografie originali all'albumina di vedute veneziane scattate da Naya di Venezia. Le fotografie, in ottimo stato e databili al 1880 ca., applicate su cartoncino al solo recto dei ff., sono legate entro un albo in-4° oblungo (210x290mm) in piena percallina marrone con fleuron ornamentale in oro al centro dei piatti entro filettatura rettangolare dorata con fiorellini accantonati internamente in oro. Filetti e fregi floreali in oro al dorso. Ogni foto reca in calce il timbro a secco del fotografo e, al verso, una didascalia esplicativa manoscritta. Le immagini raffigurano i più celebri monimenti e scorci di Venezia, da Piazza San Marco al Ponte di Rialto, dalla Riva degli Schiavoni al Canal Grande; le ultime due fotografie raffigurano dei gruppi di persone non identificate. Il Naya (Tronzano Vercellese, 1816–Venezia, 1882) fu uno dei maggiori fotografi attivi a Venezia (vi si trasferì nel 1857 e vi ebbe due studi, prima in Piazza San Marco e poi in Campo San Maurizio) nella seconda metà dell'Ottocento, autore di celebri scatti della città lagunare, alcuni dei quali da lui autoantologizzati nella raccolta del 1875 Ricordo di Venezia, contenente 20 fotografie. Parte delle sue opere è conservata nella George Eastman House di Rochester (New York). . In poco tempo Naya, dotato di larga cultura artistica e di notevole perizia tecnica, si impose in Italia e all’estero come uno dei principali fotografi di architettura a Venezia, per l’accuratezza nella scelta dei soggetti e la qualità delle immagini. Già nel 1859 la Revue Photographique riconosceva che le sue foto «brillent par des qualités rares; [ ] nous déclarons que jamais nous n’avons vu d’aussi beaux noirs et des blancs aussi éclatants; l’exécution photographique de ces épreuves est irréprochable», collocando Naya «au rang de nos meilleurs photographes» (cit. in Costantini - Zannier, 1986, p. 34). (Marco Andreani in Dizionario biografico degli italiani, LXXVIII, 2013, con cenni bibliografici). Italiano

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        Le Polichinelle des Champs Elyseés

      Paris: Guerin-Müller et Cie (Editeurs), 1880. Rare Late Nineteenth Century French Punch & Judy Movable [MOVABLE BOOK]. Le Polichinelle des Champs Elyseés. Paris: Guerin-Müller et Cie (Editeurs), [1880]. Folio (13 5/8 x 9 1/4 inches; 346 x 235 mm.). First French edition of Dean's New Moveable Book of the Boy's Own Acting Punch and Judy. London: Dean & Son. Eight pages with a colored lithograph and the text and a colored movable scene operated by a pull-tab. Publisher's quarter maroon cloth over cream glazed boards. The front board pictorially decorated in color with the title etc., the rear board with advertisements "Extrait du Catalogue de la Librarie Enfantine Illustrée" (all titles 1880 or earlier), yellow end-papers. A near fine copy with all the movable parts complete and in working order. According to OCLC and KVK there is just one copy(of this French edition) in libraries and institutions worldwide (Lyon-Institut National de Recherche Pédagogique, France). The Cotsen collection at Princeton University Library has a copy of the Dean & Son's (English) edition. There are six copies of the Dean & Son's Moveable Book of The Royal Punch & Judy as Played Before the Queen at Windsor Castle & The Crystal Palace with three different dates, 1858, 1860 & 1861. The Eight Movable Plates: 1. Scène I. Polichinelle et sa femme. 2. Scène II. Polichinelle sa femme et sa fille. 3. Scène III. Polichinelle et le Commissaire. 4. Scène IV. Polichinelle et Paillasse. 5. Scène V. Polichinelle et Challabalah. 6. Scène VI. Polichinelle et le Spectre de sa femme. 7. Scène VII. Polichinelle et son Chien Toby. 8. Scène VIII. Polichinelle et Toby saluent le public. Punch and Judy is a traditional, popular, and usually rather violent puppet show featuring Pulcinella or La Polichinelle (Mr. Punch) and his wife Judy. The performance consists of a sequence of short scenes, each depicting an interaction between two characters, most typically Mr. Punch and one other character (who usually falls victim to Mr. Punch's club). It is often associated with traditional British seaside culture. The various episodes of Punch and Judy are performed in the spirit of outrageous comedy - often provoking shocked laughter - and are dominated by the clowning of Mr. Punch. The show is performed by a single puppeteer inside the booth, known since Victorian times as a "professor" or "punchman", and assisted sometimes by a "bottler" who corrals the audience outside the booth, introduces the performance, and collects the money ("the bottle"). The bottler might also play accompanying music or sound effects on a drum or guitar, and engage in back chat with the puppets, sometimes repeating lines that may have been difficult for the audience to understand. In Victorian times, the drum and pan pipes were the instruments of choice. Today, the audience is also encouraged to participate, calling out to the characters on the stage to warn them of danger or clue them in to what is going on behind their backs. Also nowadays, most professors work solo, since the need for a bottler became less important when busking with the show gave way to paid engagements at private parties or public events.

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        La maison à vapeur. Voyage à travers l'Inde Septentrionnal

      - Hetzel, Paris 1880, Grd. in-8 (18x27,5cm), relié. - Première édition illustrée de 101 dessin par Benett dont un frontispice gravé par Meaulle, et 2 cartes pleine page. Catalogue AL. pour l'année 1881. Cartonnage aux deux éléphants à la rare couleur havane. Second plat de type Lenègre b, conforme à la description de Jauzac. Tranches dorées. Belle première plaque. Coins légèrement frottées et courbés. Dos bien net, mais coiffe inférieure un brin élimée avec frottement. Coiffe de tête frottée. Second plat assez bien, avec petites taches brunes sur quelques centimètres. Un coin taché, eau ou vernis. 3 feuillets légèrement ressortis. Rousseurs éparses. Dans l'ensemble bel exemplaire. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Première édition illustrée de 101 dessin par Benett dont un frontispice gravé par Meaulle, et 2 cartes pleine page. Catalogue AL. pour l'année 1881. Cartonnage aux deux éléphants à la rare couleur havane. Second plat de type Lenègre b, conforme à la description de Jauzac. Tranches dorées. Belle première plaque. Coins légèrement frottées et courbés. Dos bien net, mais coiffe inférieure un brin élimée avec frottement. Coiffe de tête frottée. Second plat assez bien, avec petites taches brunes sur quelques centimètres. Un coin taché, eau ou vernis. 3 feuillets légèrement ressortis. Rousseurs éparses. Dans l'ensemble bel exemplaire. Roman d'aventure ayant pour cadre l'Inde. La maison à vapeur est une sorte de train dont la locomotive est un éléphant à vapeur, l'engin roule sans rail et peut même être amphibie.  

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        Hand-colored illustrations of the beautiful and wonderful in animated nature, with full explanatory text.

      Chicago, IL: Published by S. J. Wheeler, 1880. A large portfolio containing 25 printed leaves of text, and 12 color plate leaves. This work is undated, but other natural history works of C. G. Wheeler were published by S. J. Wheeler in Chicago as early as 1873; the date of this publication is circa 1880. Charles Gilbert Wheeler (1836-1912), prior to publishing this work, was a Professor in the University of Chicago. Meaures 25 inches (64cm) by 19 inches (48cm). Three of the plates have minor damage to the margins, including scuffing, discoloration, and tearing and/or creasing; this does not affect the illustrations, which are nearly perfect and in brilliant hand-color. The title page is slightly soiled, as are a few other page edges. Plates protected with tissue guards, many of which are creased, and one is soiled at one edge. Portfolio case with leather spine and corners is moderately sunned at extremities, with minor rubbing to the extremities, and minor to moderate flecking to edges of cloth part of binding. String-ties are mostly lacking. There appears to be four institutional holdings according to OCLC. Birds, Reptiles, Fishes, Invertebrate animals.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good+ condition. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall.

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        Der Durchschlag des St. Gotthard-Tunnels und seine Vollendung. Eine vergleichende Studie über die bedeutenderen Tunnelbauten der Gegenwart. Mit 3 lithograph(ierten) Tafeln

      Zch.: Orell Füssli, 1880. 208, (2) S., mit 3 doppelt gefalteten Tafeln und zahlreichen Tabellen. Or.br., 8°. Technische Mittheilungen des schweizerischen Ingenieur- & Architectenvereins, 17. Heft. Verglichen werden der Gotthard-Tunnel mit denen von Mont-Cenis, Hoosac, Suttro, Dettenberg, Spitzberg, Sonnstein und Cochem. Auf den Tafeln werden der Baufortschritt per Jahr von Gotthard, Hoosac, Suttro und Cochem (Tafel 1), der Baufortschritt per Monat von Dettenberg, Spitzberg, Zimmeregg und Teterchen (Tafel 2) und die Fördergefässe von Ratkonya, Ender, Rheinische Eisenbahn, Gotthard und Tetterchen - vermasste Abbildungen der Gefässe, resp. Wagen - (Tafel 3). Sehr selten. Umschlag etwas verblichen und lose, mit in der Zeit erneuertem Rücken und zwei grösseren Fehlstellen auf der Rückseite, einige Seiten lose.

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        Atlas géographique [ Carte de la France en puzzle de bois ]

      1 grande carte de 48 x 66 cm en puzzle en bois de plus de 180 pièces, rangées dans la boîte d'origine en bois et cartons, sur 4 niveaux organisés par 4 feuilles cartonnées avec chacune 2 ruban mauves permettant l'extraction des pièces. La boîte d'origine, au format 30,5 x 41 cm, est recouverte d'un papier richement illustré portant l'indication "Atlas géographique", sous le couvercle on peut lire l'inscription manuscrite :" France n° 12" et la grande étiquette " Au paradis des enfants", 156 rue de Rivoli, 1 rue de Louvre, Paris" (circa 1875-1895). La carte contient notamment un "Tableau des anciens grands départements de la France indiquant l'époque et les circonstances de leur rattachement à la couronne" Très beau et impressionnant puzzle géographique en bois, en parfait état et parfaitement complet de l'intégralité des pièces. La boîte d'origine, très fragile, mérite restauration (manque de papier sur les rebords du cadre, le couvercle est très faible et partiellement déboîté). Il est aujourd'hui devenu très difficile de trouver des puzzle géographiques en bois de ce format en si bel état et parfaitement complet de toutes leurs pièces. Français

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        Oeuvres complètes de Molière

      - Th. de Lamotte Saint Martin, Paris S.d. 1880, Grd. in-8 (20x28,5cm), 484pp. et 500pp., 2 volumes reliés. - Edizione prima stampa, completamente illustrato Leganti cartonnage editore rosso firmato Engel rilegatore di libri. Grande piatto d'oro decorativo sui simboli con più personaggi nel labirinto di fogliame. fogliame fregio su fondo nero inquadratura / Dos liscia decorata in nero e oro di vari motivi decorativi. In secondo tipo flat cartone Hetzel. Percaline grana. Perfetto stato, una bella freschezza. Molto bella copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition en premier tirage, abondamment illustrée ; un frontispice pour chaque pièce par Fellmann, dessins par Gerlier, Chazal, Charles Rod, Pannemaker, Jules Percoq soit hors-texte soit in-texte. Date donnée d'après l'impression d'Alexis Lahure, qui repris l'imprimerie de son père en 1879. Impression sur 2 colonnes. Reliures en cartonnage d'éditeur rouge signé Engel relieur. Grande plaque doré décorative sur le splats avec de multiples personnages dans les entrelacs de feuillages. Frise de feuillage sur fond noir d'encadrement/ Dos lisse orné en noir et or de divers motifs décoratifs. Second plat type cartonnage Hetzel. Percaline grainée. Parfait état, d'une très belle fraîcheur. Très bel exemplaire à l'état de quasi neuf. Très bel illustré peu connu des oeuvres de Molière. Son illustration sur bois véritablement inépuisable se montre passionnante, très diverse, à la fois réaliste et fantasque.

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

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

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        Album di 15 fotografie originali all'albumina di vedute veneziane

      1880. Album di 15 fotografie originali all'albumina di vedute veneziane scattate da Naya di Venezia. Le fotografie, in ottimo stato e databili al 1880 ca., applicate su cartoncino al solo recto dei ff., sono legate entro un albo in-4° oblungo (210x290mm) in piena percallina marrone con fleuron ornamentale in oro al centro dei piatti entro filettatura rettangolare dorata con fiorellini accantonati internamente in oro. Filetti e fregi floreali in oro al dorso. Ogni foto reca in calce il timbro a secco del fotografo e, al verso, una didascalia esplicativa manoscritta. Le immagini raffigurano i più celebri monimenti e scorci di Venezia, da Piazza San Marco al Ponte di Rialto, dalla Riva degli Schiavoni al Canal Grande; le ultime due fotografie raffigurano dei gruppi di persone non identificate. Il Naya (Tronzano Vercellese, 1816-Venezia, 1882) fu uno dei maggiori fotografi attivi a Venezia (vi si trasferì nel 1857 e vi ebbe due studi, prima in Piazza San Marco e poi in Campo San Maurizio) nella seconda metà dell'Ottocento, autore di celebri scatti della città lagunare, alcuni dei quali da lui autoantologizzati nella raccolta del 1875 Ricordo di Venezia, contenente 20 fotografie. Parte delle sue opere è conservata nella George Eastman House di Rochester (New York). ". In poco tempo Naya, dotato di larga cultura artistica e di notevole perizia tecnica, si impose in Italia e all'estero come uno dei principali fotografi di architettura a Venezia, per l'accuratezza nella scelta dei soggetti e la qualità delle immagini. "Già nel 1859 la Revue Photographique riconosceva che le sue foto «brillent par des qualités rares; [...] nous déclarons que jamais nous n'avons vu d'aussi beaux noirs et des blancs aussi éclatants; l'exécution photographique de ces épreuves est irréprochable», collocando Naya «au rang de nos meilleurs photographes» (cit. in Costantini - Zannier, 1986, p. 34)." (Marco Andreani in Dizionario biografico degli italiani, LXXVIII, 2013, con cenni bibliografici). Italiano

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        Les soirées de Médan

      First edition, an ordinary paper copy.Contemporary half bottle-green shagreen over marbled paper boards, spine in compartments with gilt flowers, speckled edges.With the autograph signatures of Guy de Maupassant, Emile Zola, Joris-Karl Huysmans, Léon Hennique, Paul Alexis and Henri Céard on the first endpaper.A very good and rare copy in a strictly contemporary binding.  Charpentier Paris 1880 12x19cm relié

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        Cassell's Popular Natural History.

      London: Cassell, Petter, Galpin, circa, 1880. Four volumes in two, large octavo; contemporary half green morocco. This is a beautifully, if somewhat romantically, illustrated overview of the animal kingdom, using an idiosyncratic taxonomical system. The coloured plates include Adam naming the animals, a pastoral scene overflowing with rabbits and hares and a boudoir scene redolent of angora cats. Pictures of battling animals abound, interspersed with engravings of dissected creatures and skeletons used for comparative purposes - including the head of a chimpanzee compared to the regal bust of a Greek philosopher! This "everyman encyclopedia" also includes a section on Australian animals. A good copy.

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        Nilgiri Sporting Reminiscences

      Madras: Higginbotham & Co., 1880 BINDING: Decorative green cloth giltNO.OF PAGES: xii + 150 including frontispiece and 25 tipped plates, all photographic, most after drawings, some of animal heads etc.SIZE:Height: 22.4 cmWidth: 16 cmDepth: 2 cm"An excellent work describing hunting on the Nilgiri Hills of Southern India, this features chapters on stalking ibex, sambur and spotted deer, with additional accounts of encounters with tigers and leopards. Of further interest are several descriptions of hunting must, or temporarily mad, elephants by other sportsmen, and stalking bison in the Bowany Valley."

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        Histoire du tribunal révolutionnaire de Paris avec le journal de ses actes

      First edition.Spine of the second volume cracked, slight tears to spine of volumes 4 and 6, some slight foxings, otherwoise good copies, as issued.Rare. Hachette & Cie Paris 1880-1882 14,5x23cm 6 volumes brochés

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        Enciclopedia agraria italiana.

      1880. Unione Tipografico - Editrice, Torino, 1880 - 1882. Redatta da agronomi delle diverse province e diretta dal commendatore Gaetano Cantoni Diretore della Regia Scuola Superiore d'Agricoltura di Milano. Opera illustrata con numerose incisioni nel testo e tavole in litografia. Opera completa composta di otto volumi così ripartiti: volume primo, parte prima, pp. 475 + 3 di Indice; volume primo, parte seconda, pp. 4005 + 3 di Indice; volume secondo, parte terza, pp. 330 + 4 di Indice; volume secondo, parte quarta, pp. 413 + 3 di Indice; volume terzo, parte quinta, pp. 682 + XII di Indice; volume terzo, parte sesta, pp. 984 + VIII di Indice; volume quarto, parte settima, pp. 863 + VII di Indice; volume quarto, parte ottava, pp. 596 + VII di Indice. Allapagina 501 del V volume contiene una ampia "Monografia dell'olivo" che arriva fino alla fine del volume. Legatura con piatti in cartone marmorizzato, dorso in pelle con titoli su tasselli rosso e marrone, filetti oro, punte in pelle, contropiatti e fogli di guardia in carta marmorizzata. Opera di difficile reperibilità, almeno nella sua completezza. Ottimamente conservata.

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        ROTTACH-EGERN., Gesamtansicht von Wiessee aus mit Blick über den See, im Hintergrund der Wallberg, im Vordergrund Wiese mit einer Bäuerin. Im See spiegelt sich die Kirche von Egern.

      Öl auf Holz, um 1880, 16 x 22 cm. Hübsches Ölgemälde eines unbekannten englischen Malers. In sehr breitem, originalen Goldrahmen. BAYERN, Gemälde, Oberbayern

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        Goethe-Jahrbuch. Begr. v. Ludwig Geiger.

       FfM., Rütten & Loening 1880-1935, 1941-1991. 1880-1935, 1941-1991. In Orig.-Einbänden. (OLn.., OHLn. u. OBrosch.).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. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Literaturwissenschaft, Zeitschriften

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        Entscheidungen des Reichsgerichts in Civilsachen 170 Bände von 1880 bis 1943 plus 14 Generalregisterbände

      Entscheidungen des Reichsgerichts in Civilsachen insgesamt 170 Bände von 1880 bis 1943 plus 14 Generalregisterbände nur der Generalregisterband für die Bände 161-170 ist nicht vorhanden. Einmalig schönes Angebot. Insgesamt sehr schönes Zustand mit einigen Ausnahmen (ca. 10-15 Stück') mit leichten Beschädigungen des Buchrückens. Leder, Halbleder und 2 x Leinen (169/170). Versandbedingungen erfragen oder Übergabe möglich. Angebote dürfen bei dieser Serie abgegeben werden. Auch nur als repräsentative Bücherwand lohneswert

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        FINSTERMÜNZ., Gesamtansicht vom Inn aus mit der Brücke, links Steilfelsen, im Hintergrund Bergmassiv.

      Öl auf Holz, monogr. "E.G.", um 1880, 27 x 35 cm. Hübsche, dekorative Landschaftsmalerei. In altem, breiten Goldrahmen. Europa, Gemälde, Österreich

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        Atlas zur Altaegyptischen Kulturgeschichte.

      2 Bände. Kassette 1: 3 Bll., 6 geheftete Bll. Tafelverzeichnis und 424 Tafeln Kassette 2: Textbuch mit 46 S. 235 (st. 236 fehlt Nr. 7 Nr. 152 ist nicht erschienen) meist gefalt. Tafeln, num. 1 - 202 und 35 a, b, und c Nummern. Lose in OLwd.-Kassetten. 31 x 23 cm und 31 x 45 cm. Monumentales Werk des bedeutenden Ägyptologen und Professors an der Albertus-Universität Königsberg, Walter Wreszinski (1880-1935). Es erschien noch eine 3. Sammlung, die aber durch den Tod Wreszinskis fragmentarisch blieb. Die kleinere erste Kassette wird ab und an auf dem Antiquariatsmarkt angeboten, die große 2. Kassette ist dagegen ausgesprochen selten. -Beiliegen diverse Ergänzungsbll., Nachrichten vom Verlag, Übersichtsblätter der einzelnen Lieferung, sowie die großen, kartonierten Lieferungsumschläge. Insgesamt sehr gut erhalten.

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        Novels of George Eliot. [Comprising] Adam Bede; Mill on the Floss; Silas Mariner [bound with] Scenes of Clerical Life; Felix Holt; Romola; Middlemarch; Daniel Deronda.

      Edinburgh William Blackwood & Sons. ND. circa 1880 - Eight volumes bound in seven, 8vo., internally fine, mid-twentieth century half green calf gilt, marbled endpapers (ownership bookplate to upper paste-down), top edge gilt, even fading to spines, a very attractive set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Petit Béarnais. 1880 à 1882.

      1880. IMP. MENETIERE A.. Sept 1880 - Fév 1882. In-4.Carré. Cartonné. Etat d'usage. Couv. défraîchie. Mors fendus. Intérieur frais. 1120 pages (8 pages par numéro, soit 140 numéros). Nombreuses illustrations en noir et blanc, dans le texte (en 1ère page de chaque numéro). Textes sur 2 colonnes. Dos toilé rouge. Coins et tranches des plats frottés. Quelques déchirures, traces d'humidité et légers manques sur les premières pages altérant légèrement la lecture du texte. Quelques marges usées. Manque sur la couverture du n°140, dans le texte de la page 605 à 616. Journal Illustré Hebdomadaire. Du n°1 au n°140, complet. Les Exploits de Rocamboule, par Ponson du Terrail - L'exécution de Menesclou - L'Affaire Lerouge, par Emile Gaboriau - M. Tabaret dit Tirauclair - Le crime de la falaise de Castel-Biarritz - Mademoiselle Blanche de Chamery - La Marquise d'Arlange - La Tresse Blonde, par Fortune du Boisgobey - Affaire de Tunis : La Bataille d'El-Aïoun - Le Bossu ou le Petit Parisien - Monsieur Lecoq, par Gaboriau - INTROUVABLE

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        HISTORY OF THE DONNER PARTY. A Tragedy of the Sierra. Second edition - illustrated.

      San Francisco: A.L. Bancroft & Company, 1880. 261 pages of text. Original plum cloth binding is moderately sunned on the spine and rubbed and shelfworn; protected in archival mylar. Contains a frontis and 12 additional plates not present in the first edition. The text is lightly foxed. A few pages are a bit edgeworn. Howes M102. Rewritten, with portraits of the survivors. From page 187 of the text "Relief came not, and as starvation crept close to himself and those around him, Patrick Breen determined that it was his duty to employ the means of sustaining life which God seemed to have placed before them." Cannibalism. Second edition.. Second edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Octavo (8vo).

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        Théâtre (1869 à 1881) & Poésie (1864 à 1974)

      1880. Alphonse Lemerre, Paris, 1880 à 1882. 6 volumes in-12 (16 x 10 cm) reliure pleine basane rouge signée David (David relieur travail chez Lortic, Gruel..., épouse Mlle Kaufmann, soeur du relieur), dos à nerfs à caissons dorés, triple filets sur les plats, filets sur les coupes, dentelle intérieure doré trois tranches, un frontispice de Rajon, Théâtre : 1869-1872 : 191 p., 1873-1878 : 322 p. ; 1879-1881 : 251 p. - Poésie : 1864-1869 : 221 p. ; 1869-1874 : 236 p.; 1874-1878 : 282 p. Bel ensemble très frais, tranches dorées "miroir". En vers et en prose, François Coppée (1842-1908) s'appliqua à exprimer l'émotion humaine de la façon la plus simple : le patriotisme instinctif, la joie d'un nouvel amour et la pitié envers les pauvres, traitant chacun de ces sujets avec sympathie et pénétration. Français relié Bon étatDeCollection

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        Les soirées de Médan

      Charpentier 1880 - - Charpentier, Paris 1880, 12x19cm, relié. - Edition originale sur papier courant. Reliure à la bradel en demi maroquin bleu marine, dos lisse, pièce de titre de maroquin bordeaux, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tranches mouchetées, ex-libris encollé sur un contreplat, reliure signée de Kauffmann. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Guy de Maupassant : « À mon aimable cousine Lucie Le Poittevin et à mon cher cousin, beau-fils de Cornudet lui-même, leur bien dévoué. » Notre exemplaire est enrichi de deux billets manuscrits et signés de Léon Hennique et Henri Céard. Ce véritable manifeste du Naturalisme que constituent Les Soirées de Médan se compose de six nouvelles, « L'Attaque du moulin » d'Émile Zola, « Sac au dos » de J.-K. Huysmans, « La Saignée » d'Henry Céard, « L'Affaire du grand 7 » de Léon Hennique, « Après la bataille » de Paul Alexis, et bien sûr, « Boule de Suif » de Guy de Maupassant. Qualifiée de chef-d'œuvre par Gustave Flaubert, cette nouvelle est tirée d'une anecdote contée à Maupassant par son oncle, Charles Cord'Homme. Plus encore, celui-ci inspire au jeune écrivain Cornudet, le personnage masculin principal de « Boule de Suif ». L'envoi de Maupassant confirme cette influence dans l'hommage qu'il rend à son cousin et confident, Louis-Paul Le Poittevin, beau-fils de Charles Cord'Homme alias Cornudet. Cet envoi est mentionné par Armand Lanoux dans son ouvrage Maupassant le Bel Ami : « Boule de Suif n'est pas sorti de l'imagination du conteur. Le modèle d'Elisabeth Rousset s'appelait Adrienne Legay. Charles Cord'Homme l'avait connue avant 1870. Il s'en défendra plus tard, mais il ne pouvait effacer, entre autres la dédicace faite par Maupassant à ses cousins Louis et Lucie Le Poittevin, ce dernier présenté comme beau-fils de Cornudet lui-même. » Guy de Maupassant séjourna à de nombreuses reprises à La Neuville - la propriété normande des Le Poittevin -, notamment à l'occasion de ses 30 ans en août 1880, quatre mois après la publication des Soirées de Médan. C'est très vraisemblablement lors de cette visite qu'il leur offrit ce recueil. Dans son édition de la Correspondance inédite de Maupassant, Artine Artinian souligne : « Les rapports de Maupassant avec ses cousins Le Poittevin sont ceux d'une ancienne, franche et cordiale amitié. » À l'occasion du mariage de Louis et Lucie en 1869, l'écrivain avait en effet prédit à son cousin : « Je serai si tu veux l'ami de ton ménage. » L'un et l'autre furent de véritables confidents, en témoigne leur correspondance, et en 1884, Maupassant ira jusqu'à vivre quelques temps dans leur hôtel particulier rue Montchanin à Paris. Belle démonstration de l'attachement profond de Maupassant à sa famille maternelle. Provenance : de la bibliothèque d'Alain de Suzannet avec son ex-libris encollé sur un contreplat contreplat ; Gérard de Berny (vente, Giraud-Badin, novembre 1958, n°293). Rare exemplaire d'une remarquable provenance. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition on the current paper. Binding to bradel half navy blue morocco, smooth spine burgundy morocco piece of marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, sprinkled edges, bookplate pasted on a contreplat signed binding Kauffmann. Precious autograph signed by Guy de Maupassant: "To my lovely cousin Lucie The Poittevin and my dear cousin, beaufils Cornudet of itself, their very devoted ." Our copy has acquired two manuscripts and notes signed by Guy de Léon and Henri Hennique Céard. Provenance: from the library Alain Suzannet with his bookplate pasted on a contreplat. Rare copy drawn in a contemporary binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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