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        Uncle Remus, His Songs and Sayings

      New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1881. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. First edition, first state. (The first of three states as per Bibliography of American Literature. Uncorrected error "presumptive" instead of "presumptuous" at bottom of page 9; no mention of this title in ads at rear.) 231 p. + 8 pages of ads at rear. Original green cloth with gilt lettering and black decorations, butterfly end papers. Illustrated. Good+ condition. Binding professionally repaired, now very sturdy and straight. Very light dampstain to outer margin of pages towards front. Light foxing to endpapers. Tips exposed, wear along edges, a bit of bubbling to front cloth. A few finger-smudges and small stains in text. The author's first book.

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        [MANUSCRIPT ARCHIVE OF UNION CAPTAIN JAMES COOKE, Co. "F," 52nd PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY, RELATING TO THE BATTLES OF WILLIAMSBURG AND SEVEN PINES]

      [Various locations], 1881. An interesting archive, including a manuscript battle map, three letters, and various documents relating to Capt. James Cooke's experiences in the Civil War. Cooke mustered in on Sep. 5, 1861 and eventually served as captain in Co. "F," 52nd Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers. He served at several battles, most notably the Battle of Seven Pines in Virginia, then resigned on Oct. 21, 1863. The individual items included in the archive are as follows: 1) Manuscript Map of the Seven Pines Battlefield, measuring 15.75" x 12.5", showing the area around Fair Oaks Station. A wonderful, hand-drawn map by Cooke. He has designated the positions of both the 52nd and 104th Pennsylvania Infantries, marking places such as "Fight commenced here," "Fighting all through here," "52 [Pennsylvania] in line of Battle," and "the way the Rebs came." Cooke also marks topographical details such as roads, a railroad track, woods, and the Chickahominy River. Some fold separations, with minor loss of paper, noticeable stain in the middle of the map straddling the vertical fold. Cooke has written a short explanatory note, initialed by him, on the verso to the same recipient as the following letter. 2) Autograph letter, signed. Camp Near Bottoms Ridge. June 18, 1862. To "Dear Friend Joe." A fantastic, sixteen page letter with details regarding the Battles of Williamsburg and Seven Pines. The Union army had laid siege to Yorktown, Virginia, from April 5, 1862, until Confederate forces silently withdrew in the night hours of May 3. Cooke was there as Federal troops entered the town the following morning, and described the scene: "We went through the woods cautiously with our skirmishers in advance but we could see no signs of life in any of the Forts and our men went along without any opposition...we had no idea that it was a general evacuation of the whole place...." The rebels, however, had not left the place totally unguarded: "I was just agoing [sic] when I heard a stunning report behind me...and the men in my company falling down.... I supposed right away that it was a masked battery on the opposite side of the road.... I then went to the rear of the company and found...a deep hole in the ground showing it was one of those infernal machines [near Williamsburg, Virginia, the first known use of modern land mines] that the Black Hearted Traitors planted all along the roads leading to Williamsburg." The next day, May 5, Cooke and his men find themselves held in reserve near the fighting at the Battle of Williamsburg. They advanced and "as we were going up I could hear the roar of the musketry and the yells of the boys when they made the charge." The men of the 52nd never joined the fight as when they reached the field, "the fight was over for that day and...as the rebels still occupied a large fort we would go at them in the morning.." Two days after arriving at Williamsburg, they "struck out for Richmond" and reached the Chickahominy River on May 19, meeting some light resistance along the way: "Our men...drove the pickets of the enemy...and skirmished up to the bank of the river in the face of a severe fire of infantry and artillery by the Rebs." On Saturday, May 31, they "took the advance toward Richmond...[and] uncovered the enemy in force in front of us." The Battle of Seven Pines was about to commence. Cooke writes about it in great detail: "Skirmishers from the 52nd...were sent out and soon drew the fire of the enemy's pickets and...a battery that was hid behind a woods. The 104th [Pennsylvania Infantry] was sent forward on our left...and we were ordered to advance along the road...the balls went howling over our heads like something mad. This being the first time many of the boys had heard a ball scream...it made a good many look white...but not a man flinched." The men advanced over the hill, "the Rebels...gave us the full benefit of three or four guns.... We filed off to the right...to get out of range but they followed us with their shots which fell all around us...." After assuming line of battle, the men "marched directly toward the rebel guns...." Help arrived when "One of our batteries...came up and commenced answering the speeches that had been made on the other side. It soon silenced their guns." They experienced very little action after that and two days later, June 2, they "took possession of the railroad at Fair Oaks Station...." He does add that he "was not with my Regt in the fight nor did I see any of our Brigade in the fight [Cooke had been separated and used as a skirmisher] as where they were fighting was at the real seven pines and...I was at Fair Oaks a half mile to the right...." He concludes by giving an account of the 52nd's action during the battle as he knows it. Mailing folds, some separations, minor spotting. Includes a full typed transcription. 3) Autograph letter, signed. Virginia Fairfax Seminary. Aug. 20, 1861. To "Dear Brother." A friendly letter to his brother, with some military content. Cooke writes that he is currently "quartered about 2 1/2 miles from Alexandria" near the house where Gen. Kearney is headquartered. The Virginia Seminary where he is staying was abandoned after the Union troops took Alexandria, according to Cooke. He then relates information about working the picket lines "about 2 miles from the camp then Rebel Scouts came down some days inside our pickets," a potential court martial of one of the Union colonels related to Cooke's division, and news that Cooke expects "another battle in about two weeks but there can be nothing definite about it there is any quantity of reports about but if they the government are only prepared for it the sooner it comes the better as I would like to see the thing ended and not be kept in suspense." Usual mailing folds. Very good. Includes a full typed transcription. 4) Autograph letter, signed. Camp Dodge. Dec. 14, [1862?]. To "Dear Sister." Another cordial letter home, this one to his sister. Cooke writes that he is well, having gotten over a "light touch of Intermitent Fever." He send $10 from a fellow soldier for his sister to give to the soldier's wife. Cooke spends the last portion of the letter writing about army pay. Usual mailing folds. Very good. Includes a full typed transcription. 5) Retained copy of a Return of Ordnance Form for Company "F," 52nd Pennsylvania Regiment, for the quarter ending December 31, 1862 [mismarked 1863]. 6) Fair Copy of Special Orders, No. 149, May 18, 1862, regarding the sick and surplus arms and baggage. 7) Military Appointment for Cooke as captain of Co. "F," November 5, 1862. Fold separations. 8) Passaic Falls Manufacturing Company Stock Certificate, May 30, 1866. 9) James Cooke's Passport, January 10, 1881, giving a detailed physical description of Cooke. A wonderful archive relating a Pennsylvania captain's experiences during the Civil War, most notable for the manuscript map of the Seven Pines battlefield and an enthralling letter to a friend regarding battle experiences.

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        [SAMMELBAND OF TWENTY-SEVEN PAMPHLETS RELATING TO LAND CLAIMS IN EAST FLORIDA, 1849 - 1881]

      Washington or Philadelphia, 1881. Contemporary three-quarter calf and marbled boards, spine gilt. Some abrading and wear to leather. Bookplate removed from each pastedown, ownership inscription on front pastedown. Internally clean. Overall very good. An excellent collection of rare or scarce pamphlets relating to East Florida land claims. Many of the pamphlets were written by Charles E. Sherman, who served as the attorney for the American and Spanish claimants in East Florida. This sammelband belonged to attorney Charles B. Collier, with his ownership inscription on the front pastedown and his annotations to Sherman's BRIEF STATEMENT OF THE LAW AND FACTS, SET FORTH IN THE MEMORIAL AND ACCOMPANYING PAPERS.... (number 16 below). Collier worked with Sherman on behalf of the East Florida claimants. Two of Collier's publications are included here (see numbers 17 and 25 below). The imprints included here are as follows, in bound order: 1) James Cooper and Charles E. Sherman: SECRET ACTS, RESOLUTIONS, AND INSTRUCTIONS UNDER WHICH EAST FLORIDA WAS INVADED BY THE UNITED STATES TROOPS, NAVAL FORCES, AND VOLUNTEERS, IN 1812 AND 1813.... Washington. 1860. 71pp. "Includes correspondence of Gen. Matthews, Col. T.A. Smith, and others relating to the U.S. invasion of East Florida in 1812" - Servies. Only seven copies in OCLC. SERVIES 4466. OCLC 1627113. 2) Charles E. Sherman: FLORIDA TREATY CLAIMS. STATEMENT SHEWING 1. THE WANTON AND INDISCRIMINATE DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, BY THE AMERICAN ARMY IN 1812 AND 1813... [caption title]. [Washington. 1858]. 16pp. The author was the attorney for the claimants seeking to reclaim land in East Florida. Scarce, with only five total copies in OCLC. SERVIES 4300. OCLC 1646102, 191313930. 3) Charles E. Sherman: AN EXAMINATION OF THE EAST FLORIDA TREATY CLAIMS.... Washington. 1860. 20pp. Only one copy accounted for in OCLC, at the University of Florida. SERVIES 4506. OCLC 1646077. 4) [U.S. House of Representatives]: HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES REPORT NO. 216. ROBERT HARRISON AND OTHERS. MARCH 3, 1859... [caption title]. [Washington. 1859]. 16pp. A favorable report for Harrison's lost interest claims, but it was overturned in the Court of Claims. Does not include the six-page minority report. Not in OCLC. SERVIES 4439. 5) Daniel Webster: OPINION OF THE HON. DANIEL WEBSTER ON THE FLORIDA CLAIMS, ARISING UNDER THE NINTH ARTICLE OF THE TREATY OF 1819 BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND SPAIN. Washington. [1849]. 25pp. Original printed wrappers. Only three copies in OCLC, none in Florida. SERVIES 3507. OCLC 28104356. 6) William Wirt: OPINION OF THE HON. WM WIRT, ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES. [N.p., n.d.]. 4pp. printed on rectos only. Dated May 17, 1826, an offprint from Vol. 2, p.28 of OFFICIAL OPINIONS OF THE ATTORNEYS GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES (1852). 7) Benjamin Franklin Butler: OPINION OF HON. B.F. BUTLER, ATTORNEY GENERAL. MRS. O'SULLIVAN'S CASE. [N.p., n.d.]. 2pp. printed on rectos only. An offprint from Vol. 3, p.217 of OFFICIAL OPINIONS OF THE ATTORNEYS GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES (1852). 8) Isaac Toucey: OPINION OF HON. ISAAC TOUCEY, ATTORNEY GENERAL. [N.p., n.d.]. [1]pp. Dated Feb. 16, 1849, an offprint from Vol. 5, p.271 of OFFICIAL OPINIONS OF THE ATTORNEYS GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES (1852). 9) Reverdy Johnson: OPINIONS OF HON. REVERDY JOHNSON, ATTORNEY GENERAL. [N.p., n.d.]. 5pp. printed on rectos only. Dated May 30, 1849, an offprint from Vol. 5, p.105 of OFFICIAL OPINIONS OF THE ATTORNEYS GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES (1852). 10) CASE OF DE LA FRANCIA. [N.p., n.d.]. 2pp. printed on rectos only. A short summation of the case, from the same source as the four opinions just above from OFFICIAL OPINIONS OF THE ATTORNEYS GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES (1852). 11) Charles E. Sherman: STATEMENT OF THE CASES OF THE ENCOMIUM AND COMET, SHOWING THE LEGAL MEASURE OF DAMAGES UNDER THE LAW OF NATIONS, FOR THE UNLAWFUL SEIZURE OR DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, AS SETTLED BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND GREAT BRITAIN IN 1839. Washington. 1852. 11pp. Only two copies located in OCLC, neither in Florida. Not in Servies. OCLC 25726609. 12) EAST FLORIDA TREATY CLAIMS. OPINIONS OF EX-SECRETARY THOS. EWING, HON. J.M. CARLISLE, HON WM. M. EVARTS. [Washington? 1871?]. 7pp. Original printed wrappers. Only two copies in OCLC, at Brooklyn Public Library and the State Library of Florida. SERVIES 5350. OCLC 1897215. 13) [U.S. Senate]: SENATE. MIS DOC. NO. 55. SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES. No. 197...UNITED STATES, APPELLANTS, VS. FRANCIS P. FERREIRA.... [Washington. 1860]. 97pp. "Petition of Francis P. Ferreira, Feb., 1850; papers relating to losses sustained by Pass at his estate, Sampson, 20 miles northwest of St. Augustine" - Servies. Not in OCLC. SERVIES 4524. 14) Charles E. Sherman: EAST FLORIDA TREATY CLAIMS. AN EXAMINATION OF THE NINTH ARTICLE OF THE TREATY OF 1819 AND OF THE ACTS PASSED TO CARRY IT INTO EFFECT.... Washington. 1875. [2],80pp. Original printed wrappers. Only three copies in OCLC, none in Florida. SERVIES 5915. OCLC 28264721, 78622618. 15) Charles E. Sherman: MEMORIAL TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, PRAYING THE FAITHFUL EXECUTION OF THE ACTS OF CONGRESS PASSED TO CARRY INTO EFFECT THE NINTH ARTICLE OF THE TREATY OF 1819, BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND SPAIN [wrapper title]. Washington. [1875]. 32pp. Original printed wrappers. Not in Servies or OCLC. 16) Charles E. Sherman: BRIEF STATEMENT OF THE LAW AND FACTS, SET FORTH IN THE MEMORIAL AND ACCOMPANYING PAPERS, SUBMITTED TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, IN BEHALF OF THE CLAIMANTS, UNDER THE NINTH ARTICLE OF THE TREATY OF 1819 WITH SPAIN [wrapper title]. Washington. [1875]. 17pp. Original printed wrappers. Pencil annotations to front wrapper and first three pages of text. Only one copy in OCLC, at the Library of Congress. SERVIES 5914. OCLC 35262771. 17) Charles B. Collier: (PRIVATE PRINT.) FLORIDA TREATY CLAIMS. BRIEF IN SUPPORT OF "MEMORIAL." Philadelphia. 1878. 14pp. Original printed wrappers. Annotation of President Hays' ensorsement on the front wrapper. Only one copy in OCLC, at Florida State. SERVIES 6420. OCLC 44031183. 18) George F. Talbot: REPORT OF HON. GEORGE F. TALBOT, SOLICITOR OF THE TREASURY, IN FEBRUARY, 1877, ON A REFERENCE BY PRESIDENT GRANT, UPON THE EAST FLORIDA CLAIMS.... Washington. [1877]. 9pp. Original printed wrappers. Not in OCLC. SERVIES 6369. 19) William M. Evarts: [PRINTED LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT REGARDING CHARLES E. SHERMAN'S CLAIMS OF SPANISH SUBJECTS AGAINST THE UNITED STATES]. [Washington. 1878]. 2pp. The letter is dated Aug. 23, 1878. Not in Servies or OCLC. 20) Henry O'Connor: SUBJECT. MEMORIAL OF CHARLES E. SHERMAN, ESQ., IN BEHALF OF CLAIMANTS UNDER THE NINTH ARTICLE OF THE TREATY BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND SPAIN, OF 1819, KNOWN AS EAST FLORIDA CLAIMS.... [Washington. 1878]. 4pp. Only one copy in OCLC, at the University of Florida. SERVIES 6493. OCLC 1647225. 21) Charles E. Sherman: [BRIEF STATEMENT OF THE LAW AND FACTS, SET FORTH IN THE MEMORIAL AND ACCOMPANYING PAPERS, SUBMITTED TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, IN BEHALF OF THE CLAIMANTS, UNDER THE NINTH ARTICLE OF THE TREATY OF 1819 WITH SPAIN]. [Washington. 1875]. 17pp. Same text as number 16 above, but without the wrappers. Only one copy in OCLC, at the Library of Congress. SERVIES 5914. OCLC 35262771. 22) THE DUTY OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES WITH RESPECT TO THE TREATY OF 1819, WITH SPAIN. Washington. 1880. 25pp. Original printed wrappers. "Authorities showing that it is the constitutional duty of the president to cause the ninth article of the Treaty of 1819, with Spain, to be executed..." - Servies. Not in OCLC. SERVIES 6751. OCLC. 23) Rutherford B. Hayes: EAST FLORIDA CLAIMS. MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, IN RELATION TO THE UNSETTLED CLAIMS OF SPANISH INHABITANTS OF EAST FLORIDA DURING THE YEARS 1812 AND 1813 [caption title]. [Washington. 1880]. 2pp. Not in OCLC. SERVIES 6890. 24) Rutherford B. Hayes: MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, COMMUNICATING, IN COMPLIANCE WITH A RESOLUTION...IN RELATION TO THE NINTH ARTICLE OF THE TREATY OF 1819 BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND SPAIN [caption title]. Washington. 1880. 52pp. Includes previously unpublished correspondence on the East Florida claims. Only two copies in OCLC, at the University of Florida and the Virginia Law Library. SERVIES 6884. OCLC 1646407. 25) [Charles B. Collier]: SPAIN AND THE UNITED STATES. THE TREATY OF 1819. TO THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES: SPAIN CALLS UPON THE UNITED STATES FOR THE FULFILLMENT OF THE NINTH ARTICLE OF SAID TREATY [wrapper title]. Washington. 1880. [2],68pp. Original printed wrappers. Just four copies in OCLC. SERVIES 6743. OCLC 1635381. 26) [U.S. House of Representatives]: EAST FLORIDA CLAIMS. FEBRUARY 14, 1881...THE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS...HAVING HAD UNDER CONSIDERATION THE SPECIAL MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT...RELATING TO WHAT ARE KNOWN AS THE EAST FLORIDA CLAIMS... [caption title]. [Washington. 1881]. 14pp. "On the message of the President...claims should be paid, with reasonable allowance for damages resulting from delay. Draft of a bill to provide for the complete execution of the ninth article of the treaty of 1819 between the U.S. and Spain" - Servies. Only one in OCLC, at the State Library of Florida. SERVIES 7079. OCLC 156974300. 27) [U.S. Senate]: ACTION OF THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES ON THE SPECIAL MESSAGE OF PRESIDENT HAYES OF MARCH 1, 1880, REFERRING THE EAST FLORIDA TREATY CLAIMS TO CONGRESS FOR DECISION...TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 1881. EAST FLORIDA CLAIMS [caption title]. [Washington. 1881]. 3pp. "The President's message, Mar. 1, 1880...asked Congress to settle claims under the 9th article of the Treaty of Washington; the Senate felt the matter was the responsibility of the Executive department" - Servies. One copy in OCLC, at the State Library of Florida. SERVIES 7074. OCLC 21175563. A monumental collection of works relating to the East Florida land claims, ranging from incredibly rare to scarce. This collection was the personal copy of one of the lawyers involved in the struggle. An excellent resource for researching Spanish East Florida land claims.

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        Sieben Jahre in Süd-Afrika. Erlebnisse, Forschungen und Jagden auf meinen Reisen von den Diamantenfeldern zum Zambesie ( 1872-1879). In 2 Bde.

      Wien, Alfred Hölder, 1881, - gr. in-8vo, XVI + 528 S. / X + 532 S., mit 235 Original-Holzschnitten und vier Karten. kleiner Legat Stempel auf Vorsatz ?Guggisberg? orig. ill. Leinenbde. (A Gerhold-Leipzig) Sehr schönes Exemplar Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        Schweizerisches Idiotikon : Wörterbuch der schweizerdeutschen Sprache, gesammelt auf Veranstaltung der Antiquarischen Gesellschaft in Zürich unter Beihilfe aus allen Kreisen des Schweizervolkes.

      Frauenfeld, Verlag von J. Huber 1881?1939 (Verlag von Huber & Co. Aktiengesellschaft). - Bände 1?10. 4° (26.8 x 21 cm). Spaltennumerierung. OVerlags-HLdr. (leicht unterschiedlich; mässig berieben u. bestossen) mit Lederecken, mont. Rückenschildern u. etwas Rückenvergoldung. Erste (Original-) Ausgabe. Seiten unterschiedlich etwas stockfleckig (v.a. äusserste Lagen). Etwas Alters-, Lagerungs- u. Dislokations-, eher wenig eigentliche Gebrauchsspuren. Gesamthaft weitgehend sauberes, recht gutes und relativ gepflegtes Exemplar. Die Bände 11 bis 16 erschienen erst in den Jahren von 1952 bis 2012. - Bandeinteilung : Bd. 1: A bis F (1883); Bd. 2: G bis H (1885); Bd. 3: J bis L (1895); Bd. 4: M - P (Bu) (1901); Bd. 5: Bl bis Qu (1905); Bd. 6: R (1909); Bd. 7: S (1913);Bd. 8: Sch (1920); Bd. 9: Schl bis Schw (1929); Bd. 10: Sf bis St-ck (1939). - ?Mit bisher 16 abgeschlossenen Bänden und dem in Arbeit befindlichen 17. Band, die zusammen über 150 000 Stichwörter enthalten, ist das Schweizerische Idiotikon schon vor seinem Abschluss das umfangreichste Regionalwörterbuch im deutschen Sprachraum. Es dokumentiert die deutsche Sprache in der Schweiz vom Spätmittelalter bis in die Gegenwart, die älteren Sprachstufen genauso wie die lebendige Mundart. Da der Grundstock des Mundartmaterials in der zweiten Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts dank der Mitarbeit von gegen 400 Korrespondenten zusammengekommen ist, kann das Werk sonst kaum beschriebene und heute weitgehend verschwundene Bereiche der sprachlichen, geistigen und materiellen Kultur dieser Zeit besonders gut dokumentieren. [.] Das Gesamtwerk wird 17 Bände umfassen. [.] Geographisch umfasst das Bearbeitungsgebiet die deutsche Schweiz (ohne das bairischsprachige Samnaun) einschliesslich der Walserorte in Norditalien.? (aus: .idiotikon.ch online). ?? NETTOGEWICHT ca. 20 kg Sprache: de [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Memoires de Messire Philippe de Comines, Seigneur d`Argenton. Contenans l`Histoire des Rois Louys XI. & Charles VIII., depuis l`an 1464 jusques en 1498. Augmentez de plusieurs Traittez, Contracts, Testaments et Observations. Zusammen drei Bände (in 1) Mit einem Porträtfrontispiz nach Vermeulen, vier Porträtkupfern sowie zwei genealogischen Falttabellen [Text Französisch]. Angebunden: 1.: (Anonym): Politique du Papisme en Angleterre, avex les moyens d`en arreter le proges. Rotterdam: chez Abraham Acher 1709. - 2.: (Daniel Defoe, zugeschrieben): La Balance de l`Europe ou la recherche des dangers respectifs qu`il y a de donner la monarchie d`Espagne a l`empereur aussi bien qu`au Roi Philippe. Traduit de l`Anglois. Namur, N. Ghonse, 1712. Brüssel: Chez Francois Foppens 1706.

      Brüssel: Chez Francois Foppens 1706. 11 Blatt, 639 Seiten, 12 Blatt Register; 284 Seiten, 8 Blatt; XXXIX, 4 Blatt; 492 Seiten, 2 Blatt; 137 Seiten; 45 Seiten. Blindgeprägtes Ganzleder der Zeit mit Rückenschild (berieben und bestossen, Ecken und Kapitale mit Fehlstellen, beide Spiegel und erste und letzte Blatt im Rand gering wurmspurig, Frontispiz links beschnitten mit kleinem Verlust der Umrahmung, nur sehr wenig gebräunt bzw. braunfleckig,insgesamt recht gut erhalten).-Philippe de Commynes (um 1447 - 1511) war ein französischer Diplomat und Historiker sowie Berater der Könige Ludwig XI. und Karl VIII. Basierend auf seinen Erfahrungen und auch zur Rechfertigung seines Verhaltens (er hatte 1472 seinen Dienstherrn Herzog Karl verlassen und war in die Dienste von dessen Erzfeind getreten) schrieb er zweibändige Memoiren, die ebenso Musterbeispiele französischer Geschichtsschreibung wie der französischen Memoiren-Literatur überhaupt sind. Zugleich galten sie als Lehrbuch für Politik und (Geheim)-Diplomatie. Die Porträtkupfer zeigen Marie de Bourgogne, Maximilian von Österreich, Karl von Burgund und Karl VIII. Eine schöne, wiewohl deutlich gekürzte Ausgabe der Memoiren erschien 1920 bei Georg Müller in München. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung [Beautiful, Rare and Special;Schönes;Seltenes;Kulturgeschichte;Autobiographien;Erinnerungen;Literatur;Frankreich;Bibliophilie;Alte Drucke;Geschichte;Mittelalter]

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        Schweizerisches Idiotikon. Wörterbuch der schweizerdeutschen Sprache. Gesammelt auf Veranstaltung der Antiquarischen Gesellschaft in Zürich unter Beihülfe aus allen Kreisen des Schweizervolkes (15 Bände) - Bd. 1 - 13 gebunden; Bd. 14/ 15 in Einzelheften (entspricht Heft 174 bis 191) mit Quellenverzeichnis und Quellen- und Abkürzungsverzeichnis.,

      Verlag Huber; 1881 ff. - Mit bisher 16 abgeschlossenen Bänden und dem in Arbeit befindlichen 17. Band, die zusammen über 150 000 Stichwörter enthalten, ist das Schweizerische Idiotikon schon vor seinem Abschluss das umfangreichste Regionalwörterbuch im deutschen Sprachraum. Es dokumentiert die deutsche Sprache in der Schweiz vom Spätmittelalter bis in die Gegenwart, die älteren Sprachstufen genauso wie die lebendige Mundart. Das hier angebotene Werk befindet sich in einem ordentlich erhaltenen Zustand; Schnitt und Einband sind staubschmutzig/ berieben; Papier altersbedingt nachgedunkelt; der Gesamtzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 15 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 30000 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        LA VIE ET L'OEUVRE DE J.-F. MILLET Manuscrit publié par Paul Mantz avec de nombreux fac-similes.

      Paris: A. Quantin, Imprimeur-Editeur, 1881. First edition. Folio, (32.5 x 22.5 cm), xi, 1),402pp. , with a preface by Albert Sensier, a note on Sensier by art critic Paul Mantz, 12 tissue-guarded photoengravings on laid paper by Dujardin, including portraits of Sensier and Millet and reproductions of some of Millet's most famous works, plus 48 b/w illustratations in the text, of which 19 are full-page. The text, of course, is in French. This copy, never cased, is in the original grey paper wrappers printed in red and black, (a copy of the title page), with a 3-cm tear at the top of the rear panel, several short tears at the edges, and vertical paper cracks on the spine. The wrappers are somewhat shelf-soiled and edge-darkened. The top edge is trimmed, the fore and bottom edges are not. Internally there are marginal traces of browning to the first and last leaves, but the remainder of the book, inclusive of the plates, is exceptionally clean. A fine copy.

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        Lehrbuch der Gehirnkrankheiten. 3 Bde.

      - Kassel, Berlin, Theodor Fischer, 1881/1883, 8°, (4), V, 1 Bl., 371 pp.; XXXV, 1 Bl., 215 pp., 2 Bl.; pp. 253-572; 96 Abb., 3 orig. Leinenbände; feines Exemplar. Erste Ausgabe! - Carl Wernicke (1848-1905) studierte in Breslau, wo er 1870 promovierte, Assistenzarzt am Allerheilliegenhospital wurde und sich 1875 für Psychiatrie habilitierte (1876 in Berlin). Von 1876-78 arbeitete er als Assistent C. Westphals an der Psychiatrischen und Nervenklinik der Charité und wurde 1885 a.o. Professor, 1890 o.Professor für Psychiatrie und Neurologie in Breslau. 1904 folgte er einem Ruf in Halle. - Wernicke gehört zu den bedeutendsten Forschern auf dem Gebiet der Neurologie und Psychiatrie. In seiner ersten größeren, für sein weitere Studium grundlegenden Arbeit "Der aphasische Symptomencomplex" Breslau 1874, gelangte er zur Entdeckung der sensorischen Aphasie - Wernickesche Aphasie - und ihrer Lokalisation in der ersten linken Schläfenwindung, der sog. Wernickeschen Windung. Durch diese Entdeckung und durch seine Theorie des Sprachprozesses wurde er der Hauptbegründer der Aphasielehre. Er beschäftigte sich mit dem Faserverlauf im Gehirn und mit der Begründung einer Pathologie der Herderkrankungen. Es gelang ihm die Entdeckung der hemianopischen Pupillenreaktion - Wernicksches Phänomen, des Zentrum für die assoziierten Augenbewegungen im unteren Scheitellappen und des Krankheitsbildes der Polioencephalitis acuta haemorrhagica - Wernicksche Krankheit (Lehrb. d. Gehirnkrankheiten, 2.Bd., p.229); er klärte und fertigte schon bekannte Symptomenbilder, z.B. halbseitiger Lähmungen nach Blutungen und Erweichungen. Wernicke teilte die psychischen Vorgänge und Störungen nach einem Schema ein und erwarb sich durch die Bereicherung und Vertiefung der psychischen Symptomenlehre sehr große Verdienste. Seine Namen trägt auch noch der WERNICKE-MANNsche Lähmungstypus. - cf.Fischer, p.1669 - First Edition. "The three-volume 'Lehrbuch der Gehrinkrankheiten.' is an astounding accomplishment for so a young man (Wernicke was 33 when volume one appeared). It was the first comprehensive account of the achievements in cerebral localization up to that time. Particularly interesting was his postulation of the symptomatology, resulting from thrombosis of the posterior inferior cerebellar artery, based on his anatomical investigations of the arterial supply of the medulla oblongata. In his 'Lehrbuch' (vol. 2, p.229), too, he brought to light the clinical syndrome of 'polio-encephalitis superior haemorrhagica', which has become 'Wernicke's encephalopathy'. Haymaker & Schiller, Founder of Neurology, p. 533. - Not in Osler, Waller, Cushing, Courville, Norman. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Zeitschrift für alttestamentliche Wissenschaft.

      Gießen, Ricker (Später Berlin Walter de Gruyter), 1881 - 2011. - ISSN: 0934-2796, 0934-2591, 0044-2526. Titel zum Teil mit kleinem Bibliotheksstempel. Buchrücken mit Bibliotheks-Rückenschild, ansonsten sauberes Exemplar in sehr guter Erhaltung. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 80000 8°. Halbleinenen und Leineneinbbände.

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        A Glance at the "Passion-Play."

      W. H. Harrison, London 1881 - frontis, 168p. Original red cloth with beveled edges. 19cm. Backstip moderately faded. Light fraying at corner tips. About a dozen small spots on cover. Minor foxing. Bookplate (Burke Casari). 1883 signature of E. Berryman of the Oxford Mission Press and bookshop in Calcutta. See Penzer's Burton Bibliography at page 106. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Illustrated Book of the Dog With an Appendix on Canine Medicine and Surgery

      London: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co. [1881]. First edition. viii, 664 pp. Elaborately gilt-decorated brown cloth. Bevelled edges. Some wear to corners and spine ends. Light foxing to prelims. With 28 lovely full-page chromolithographic plates and 93 in-text woodcut illustrations. Binding firm. A solid VG copy. . Very Good. Gilt Decorated Cloth. First Edition. 1881. 4to..

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        Kufra. Reise von Tripolis nach der Oase Kufra. Ausgeführt im Auftrage der Afrikanischen Gesellschaft in Deutschland. Nebst Beiträgen von P. Ascherson, J. Hann, F. Karsch, W. Peters und A. Stecker.

      Leipzig, Brockhaus, 1881, - gr. in-8vo, VIII + 1 Bl. ?Zwischentitel? + 559 S. (+ 1 Berichtigungen) mit 4 Text-Ill. + 1 Bl. + XXI Meteorologische Tabellen auf 11 Faltbl. + 7 Holzstich-Tafeln + 3 geogr. Karten (2 gef.) Einfacher H.-Leinen Band, Rücken verblasst. Orig.-Umschlag vorne aufgezogen, Orig.-Umschlag hinten miteingebunden. Erste Ausgabe. - Rohlfs (1831-1896) letzte Expedition, wieder in die Libysche Wüste, "zeitigte die Krone seiner Entdeckungen, den Oasenarchipel Kufra. Er reiste im Auftrag der Afrikanischen Gesellschaft in Deutschland. Seinen Bericht ergänzen die wissenschaftlichen Beiträge von P. Ascherson, J. Hann, F. Karsch, W. Peters u. A. Stecker. Die Karte von Rohlfs und Stecker "wurde für 4 volle Jahrzehnte die einzige Vorlage für alle zeichnerischen Darstellungen des Oasenarchipels" (Henze).Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Henze IV, 659. - [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Laodicean;

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington,, 1881. or, The Castle of the De Stancys. A Story of To-Day. 3 volumes, octavo. Original grey sand-grain cloth, spines lettered in gilt between blind-stamped three-line bands at head and foot, central publisher's device within three-line border to sides in blind, cream endpapers. Publisher's 32-page catalogue to rear of vol. II as issued. Spines rolled and sunned, extremities lightly bumped with a few short nicks to spine-ends; library stamps effaced from spines, front covers of vols. I and II, and pastedowns, three adjacent strips of fading to vol. II front cover, a few pale red marks to front cover vol. III , occasional light foxing as usual, briefly heavier towards front of vols. I and II; light browning to half-titles, title-pages, final gatherings and vol. II quire D (different paper-stock). A very good copy. First UK edition, printed in early December 1881 "in an edition presumably of 1,000 copies" (Purdy), rare in the original cloth; this copy from the library of Walter E. Smith, the pre-eminent modern bibliographer of 19th-century fiction, with his pencilled ownership inscription to the front free endpaper of each volume. A Laodicean originally appeared as a serial in the European edition of Harper's New Monthly Magazine December 1880 to December 1881, and in the US edition of Harper's from January 1881 and January 1882. It was then published by Harper's under their Franklin Square Library imprint on 25 November 1881 and issued to booksellers unbound: this iteration Purdy considers the true first edition, though the London edition was the first to contain Hardy's final revisions, with the novel originally written "under the gravest handicaps", with Hardy having fallen ill with just three instalments in type, and having to dictate the rest to his wife from his sick bed. The triple-decker format was largely adopted for sale to lending libraries, with sets retaining the original cloth in anything approaching collectable condition markedly uncommon.

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        Rough notes on the birds observed during twenty-five years' shooting and collecting in the British Islands.

      - London, R.H. Porter, 1881-1887. 3 volumes. Large-folio (420 x 320mm). With 114 hand-coloured lithographed plates and 2 coloured maps. Later green half morocco, spines with gilt bird ornaments, topedges gilt. A well preserved copy of this beautiful and important work, which is based on years of birdwatching, especially in the highlands of Scotland, off the Scottish coasts, and in the western isles. The work is much in demand for its notes on these birds, as well as for its wonderful and impressive plates (after drawings by E. Neale), of which the ones showing birds of prey, are of outstanding quality and are reminescent of Gould. "Neale's most important assignment was given him by Edward T. Booth. This bird-watcher was a very wealthy man and could indulge himself fulltime in his hobby. With his gun in hand he stalked the marshes near Rye, then the Norfolk Broads, and finally went further afield to the Highlands and Lowlands of Scotland, in search of birds' (Jackson p. 95). "The beautiful plates show the birds in different plumages" (Anker 51).Nissen IVB, 121; Zimmer pp. 79/80: "A series of well written field notes accompanied by good plates"; Wood 249. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Livre de Prières. Manuscrit du XIXe siècle sur parchemin et illuminé.

      Paris, Lesort, éditeurs relieurs, 15 mai 1881, - pt. in-8vo, 76 ff., dont 5 vides et 71 écrits en français sur le recto. Textes richement ornés en couleurs et en or, suivant le style des livres d?heures du XVe / XVIe siècle, reliure en maroquin brun, avec une plaque armoriale métallique avec devise ?Dieu aide!? sur le 1er plat, tranches dorées, fermoirs, dans un petit emboîtage en carton. Exemplaire en bel état. Ce livre de prières manuscrit, provenant du Nord de la France, est un véritable chef-d'?uvre artistique. Le choix des couleurs et des sujets des petites enluminures qui ornent les pages fines en parchemin, suivent le goût néogothique typique de l?époque, et laissent transparaître l?intérêt particulier de son auteur pour l?Héraldique. Le livre contient: 1 ff. avec le titre ?Prières? suivi de 29 ff. de textes richements ornés, 1 ff. avec le titre ?Le Saint Sacrifice de la Messe? suivi de 40 ff. qui renferment les oraisons, l?ordinaire et le canon eucharistique en français, la dernière page contient le colophon avec une croix, ancre et armoirie, monogrammée ?CL? et datée ?15 mai 1881?.Französische Handschrift auf Pergament, wohl Nordfrankreich, am Schluss datiert 15. Mai 1881. Prächtiges Gebetbuch in der Nachahmung mittelalterlicher Stundenbücher. Vorzügliche, saubere Erhaltung.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Picturesque Tour in Picturesque Lands: France, Spain, Germany, Switzerland, Holland, Belgium, Tyrol, Italy & Scandinavia.

      London: Strahan and Company, Ltd., 1881, - in-folio, 312 p. illustrated with 160 wood engravings each protected by tissue paper. full publisher?s leather binding, vellum spine (joint cracked). First Edition. fine. Limited Deluxe Edition printed on special hand-made paper with proofs of illustrations on Japanese paper. This being number 249 of 300 copies for England and 300 copies for America.Cover is tooled, tan leather bound with ornate red and turquoise tulip design on both boards, some dirt, scuffs and marks on front and back boards but overall very clean. Contents fine, book covers a bit used, else near fine with strong points. Illustrations for the Swiss part are: Over the pass / On the road to Chamouni / Swiss scene / Mountain-Path / Avalanche / Chamois-Hunter / Alpine Guide / Railway up the mountain / Sunrise on the Righi / Swiss village etc etc. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Washington Square

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1881. First Edition. Unknown Binding. Very Good. First Edition, First Printing. Very Good. Rubbing at extremities. Rear board shows faint tide mark, light scuffing. Previous owner stamp twice at prelims. Pages toned, with occasional spotted stains. In nicer condition than as normally found.

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        Otto Höger (1881 Hamburg-Rastatt 1918). Reiter am Strand. Kohle auf Papier

      - Otto Höger (1881 Hamburg-Rastatt 1918). Reiter am Strand. Kohle auf Papier. -- Technik: -- Kohle auf Papier. -- Maße: -- Papier: 28,6 x 33,6 cm. 28,6 x 33,6 cm -- Zustand: -- Insgesamt guter Zustand. Leichter Knick unten rechts in der Ecke. -- Beschreibung: -- -- Notiz: -- Aus dem Nachlass des Künstlers. -- Biographie: -- 1881 Geboren am 27. Mai in Hamburg1896 Besuch der Hamburger Kunstgewerbeschule1897-1900 Auf Drängen des Vaters wird Höger Lehrling in einem Hamburger Dekorationsgeschäft1902 Die ersten Gemälde entstehen, angeregt durch Besuche an der Nordsee1906 Im Frühjahr Besuch der Weimarer Kunstschule als Schüler von Hans Olde1908 Im Oktober Wechsel in die Klasse von Ludwig von Hofmann1907-1909 Höger verbringt die Sommermonate an der Flensburger Förde1909 Höger lernt Bilder von Hans von Marées kennen1909 Im Herbst wird Höger für fünf Monate als Kunstlehrer an der Freien SchulgemeineWickersdorf verpflichtet1910 Rückkehr nach Weimar und Beteiligung an der Darmstädter Künstlerbund-Ausstellungmit seinem Gemälde Scene am Waldrand, für das er den Villa Romana-Preis gewinnt1910 Im Sommer ausgiebiger und künstlerisch inspirierender Aufenthalt auf Bornholm1910 Im Oktober fährt Höger nach Florenz hier häufige Aufenthalte in Forte dei MarmiHinwendung zur Bildhauerei1911 Auf der Leipziger Künstlerbund-Ausstellung erhält er erneut den Villa Romana-Preis dasLeipziger Museum für bildende Künste erwirbt sein Gemälde Die Hafendammarbeiter1912 Im Oktober Ende des Italienaufenthaltes und direkte Berufung als Hilfslehrer an dieKunstakademie in Kassel durch Hans Olde1914 Zweite Reise nach Italien auf eigene Kosten (Florenz, Cinquale, Rom)1914 Im Herbst und im Frühjahr 1915 Lazarett-Dienst in Kassel Entlassung wegen Krankheit1916 Beginn der Arbeiten an einer großen Brunnenfigur1917 Im Winter 1917/18 wechselt Höger als Meisterschüler zu Hugo Lederer nach Berlin, woer aber wegen Kohlemangel nur zwei Wochen arbeiten kann1917 Im Dezember erneut zum Heeresdienst verpflichtet, diesmal in einer Schreibstube inStraßburg1918 Nach dem Tode Hans Oldes Entlassung als Hilfslehrer an der Kassler Akademie, ohnedass er sich um eine neue Anstellung bemühen konnte1918 Otto Höger verstirbt am 4. Dezember im Militärlazarett in Rastatt --

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        Plan des Nivellitischen Höhennetzes in Preussen und in den engeschlossenen deutschen Staaten, sowie Elsass-Lothringen, Rhein-Pfalz und Baden : In Verbindung mit einer Fluss- u. Eisenbahnkarte vom Deutschen Reich ; Maßstab 1:2000000 : Zusammengestellt nach amtlichen Quellen., Die Höhenbestimmungen der Königl. Preuß. Landesaufnahme ; 14

      Berlin : Selbstverlag 1881 - 33 S., 1 Klappkarte ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar d. Königl. Eisenbahn Direktion Münster, mit den üblichen Kennzeichen u. geringen Alterungsspuren, Textteil lose beigefügt, Karte u. Brosch. in antiquarisch gutem Zustand, äußerst selten! Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 200 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Otto Höger (1881 Hamburg-Rastatt 1918). Tanzreigen. Bleistift auf Papier

      - Otto Höger (1881 Hamburg-Rastatt 1918). Tanzreigen. Bleistift auf Papier. -- Technik: -- Bleistift auf Papier. -- Maße: -- Papier: 12 x 17,7 cm. 12 x 17,7 cm -- Zustand: -- Insgesamt guter Zustand. -- Beschreibung: -- -- Notiz: -- Aus dem Nachlass des Künstlers. -- Biographie: -- 1881 Geboren am 27. Mai in Hamburg1896 Besuch der Hamburger Kunstgewerbeschule1897-1900 Auf Drängen des Vaters wird Höger Lehrling in einem Hamburger Dekorationsgeschäft1902 Die ersten Gemälde entstehen, angeregt durch Besuche an der Nordsee1906 Im Frühjahr Besuch der Weimarer Kunstschule als Schüler von Hans Olde1908 Im Oktober Wechsel in die Klasse von Ludwig von Hofmann1907-1909 Höger verbringt die Sommermonate an der Flensburger Förde1909 Höger lernt Bilder von Hans von Marées kennen1909 Im Herbst wird Höger für fünf Monate als Kunstlehrer an der Freien SchulgemeineWickersdorf verpflichtet1910 Rückkehr nach Weimar und Beteiligung an der Darmstädter Künstlerbund-Ausstellungmit seinem Gemälde Scene am Waldrand, für das er den Villa Romana-Preis gewinnt1910 Im Sommer ausgiebiger und künstlerisch inspirierender Aufenthalt auf Bornholm1910 Im Oktober fährt Höger nach Florenz hier häufige Aufenthalte in Forte dei MarmiHinwendung zur Bildhauerei1911 Auf der Leipziger Künstlerbund-Ausstellung erhält er erneut den Villa Romana-Preis dasLeipziger Museum für bildende Künste erwirbt sein Gemälde Die Hafendammarbeiter1912 Im Oktober Ende des Italienaufenthaltes und direkte Berufung als Hilfslehrer an dieKunstakademie in Kassel durch Hans Olde1914 Zweite Reise nach Italien auf eigene Kosten (Florenz, Cinquale, Rom)1914 Im Herbst und im Frühjahr 1915 Lazarett-Dienst in Kassel Entlassung wegen Krankheit1916 Beginn der Arbeiten an einer großen Brunnenfigur1917 Im Winter 1917/18 wechselt Höger als Meisterschüler zu Hugo Lederer nach Berlin, woer aber wegen Kohlemangel nur zwei Wochen arbeiten kann1917 Im Dezember erneut zum Heeresdienst verpflichtet, diesmal in einer Schreibstube inStraßburg1918 Nach dem Tode Hans Oldes Entlassung als Hilfslehrer an der Kassler Akademie, ohnedass er sich um eine neue Anstellung bemühen konnte1918 Otto Höger verstirbt am 4. Dezember im Militärlazarett in Rastatt --

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        Otto Höger (1881 Hamburg-Rastatt 1918). Grete Höger zeichnend. Bleistift auf Pap

      - Otto Höger (1881 Hamburg-Rastatt 1918). Grete Höger zeichnend. Bleistift auf Papier. -- Technik: -- Bleistift auf Papier. unten links bezeichnet: "Grete Höger". -- Maße: -- Papier: 12,3 x 20,1 cm. 12,3 x 20,1 cm -- Zustand: -- Insgesamt guter Zustand. Minimal fleckig, am linken unteren Rand leichter Knick. -- Beschreibung: -- -- Notiz: -- Aus dem Nachlass des Künstlers. -- Biographie: -- 1881 Geboren am 27. Mai in Hamburg1896 Besuch der Hamburger Kunstgewerbeschule1897-1900 Auf Drängen des Vaters wird Höger Lehrling in einem Hamburger Dekorationsgeschäft1902 Die ersten Gemälde entstehen, angeregt durch Besuche an der Nordsee1906 Im Frühjahr Besuch der Weimarer Kunstschule als Schüler von Hans Olde1908 Im Oktober Wechsel in die Klasse von Ludwig von Hofmann1907-1909 Höger verbringt die Sommermonate an der Flensburger Förde1909 Höger lernt Bilder von Hans von Marées kennen1909 Im Herbst wird Höger für fünf Monate als Kunstlehrer an der Freien SchulgemeineWickersdorf verpflichtet1910 Rückkehr nach Weimar und Beteiligung an der Darmstädter Künstlerbund-Ausstellungmit seinem Gemälde Scene am Waldrand, für das er den Villa Romana-Preis gewinnt1910 Im Sommer ausgiebiger und künstlerisch inspirierender Aufenthalt auf Bornholm1910 Im Oktober fährt Höger nach Florenz hier häufige Aufenthalte in Forte dei MarmiHinwendung zur Bildhauerei1911 Auf der Leipziger Künstlerbund-Ausstellung erhält er erneut den Villa Romana-Preis dasLeipziger Museum für bildende Künste erwirbt sein Gemälde Die Hafendammarbeiter1912 Im Oktober Ende des Italienaufenthaltes und direkte Berufung als Hilfslehrer an dieKunstakademie in Kassel durch Hans Olde1914 Zweite Reise nach Italien auf eigene Kosten (Florenz, Cinquale, Rom)1914 Im Herbst und im Frühjahr 1915 Lazarett-Dienst in Kassel Entlassung wegen Krankheit1916 Beginn der Arbeiten an einer großen Brunnenfigur1917 Im Winter 1917/18 wechselt Höger als Meisterschüler zu Hugo Lederer nach Berlin, woer aber wegen Kohlemangel nur zwei Wochen arbeiten kann1917 Im Dezember erneut zum Heeresdienst verpflichtet, diesmal in einer Schreibstube inStraßburg1918 Nach dem Tode Hans Oldes Entlassung als Hilfslehrer an der Kassler Akademie, ohnedass er sich um eine neue Anstellung bemühen konnte1918 Otto Höger verstirbt am 4. Dezember im Militärlazarett in Rastatt --

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        Estampes de Freudeberg pour le Monument du costume [WITH] Estampes de Moreau le jeune pour le Monument du costume Gravées par Dubouchet

      A Paris: Chez L. Conquet, 1881 & 1883. First edition thus (plates originally issued mid-1770s to early 1780s). Suite 1: "Tirage exceptionnel, à 20 collections des 3 [herein 6] états reunis … fait pour le compte de vingt souscripteurs. Collection de M.L. Dupont, No. 2", in an edition of 370 copies. Suites 2-3: An un-numbered copy containing six or more states of each plate, out of sequence in an edition of 490 copies, inscribed by the publisher, "à mon ami Louis Dupont, Bibliophile difficile et distingué, son copain L. Conquet". 3 volumes of engraved text and plates (guard sheets bear descriptive letterpress) printed on Japon. Suite 1, Freudeberg: (3), xxix, 24, (2) pages; frontispiece portrait, engraved title,12 plates, all in 6 states — Suites 2 & 3, Moreau, bound in 2 volumes: (2), xxiv, 104; frontispiece portrait, engraved title, 24 plates, all in 6 states. Additionally titled: "Première [Seconde, Troisième] suite d'Estampes pour servir à l'histoire des moeurs & du costume en France dans le dix huitième siècle." Bindings lightly rubbed, else near fine. Contemporary binding by V. Champs in three-quarter dark blue morocco, marbled boards and endpapers, flat spines with gilt titles, ornaments, and double fillets. (#7763) Le Monument du costume was written by the prolific novelist and author on many subjects Restif de La Bretonne (1734-1806), noted for his licentious accounts of French society before the Revolution and his works, many printed by his own hand, for their typography and illustrations. In this one, both text and plates were beautifully engraved, the plates by Sigmund Freudenberger (1745-1801) and Jean Michel Moreau (1741-1814). As the eighteenth century editions became rare, Le Monument appeared in a few more during the later nineteenth century. Conquet issued his in elegant limited editions, varying by the number of states included for each plate, all prepared by engraver Henri Dubouchet (1833-1909).

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        A LAODICEAN; Or, The Castle of the De Stancys. A Story of To-day. Three Volumes. Binding by Root & Son

      London:: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington,, 1881. First Edition. Very Good. THREE VOLUMES. Complete Set. Three Very Good First Editions bound by Root and Son in green half leather with marbled boards, raised bands spines, gilt lettering spines, gilt floral decorations spine, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers, silk ribbon bookmarks. All half titles present. vol. 1 first state with "or" on half-title page. Cover edge wear, small chip spine tip of Volume I, minimal scattered foxing. Spine vol II skillfully rebacked with original spine laid down. 8vos. 312 pp. 275 pp. 269 pp.

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        Amor und Psyche - Ein Märchen des Apulejus - Aus dem Lateinischen von Reinhold Jachmann - Illustrirt in 46 Original-Radierungen und ornamentirt von Max Klinger E.F. opus 5 . 1881 - 46 Radierungen: 15 Vollbilder auf Tafeln, 30 als Vignetten in Text

      Theo. Stroeffers Kunstverlag, München 1881 - 46 Radierungen: 15 Vollbilder auf Tafeln, 30 als Vignetten in Text und Zierleisten; 68 S. Blauer Kaliko-Einband. Reiche klassizistisch-floral, goldgepr. Rückendekoration, Vorderdeckel mit ganzseitiger klassizistisch-orientalisierender Illustration in Gold- Silber- und Schwarzprägung, Goldschnitt, Fadenheftung, Vollbilder auf Japanpapier mit Pergamin-Schutzpapier, Vignetten auf Chinapapier gedruckt, auf weißes Japanpapier montiert, jede Textseite mit Holzschnitt-Bordüre um den Text; Buchdruck von Gebrüder Kröner, Stuttgart. Papier von Schaeuffelen, Heilbronn, Holzschnitte von Kaeseberg & Oertel, R. Klersch u. And. Kupferdruck von Fr. Felsing, München; Einband sehr leicht bestoßen, sauber, Hinterdeckel sehr gering berieben, Schnitt sauber, Seiten selten sehr leicht stockfleckig, Titelblatt, Vorsatz, fl. Vorsatz etwas stockfleckig, Inhaltsverzeichnis sehr leicht stockfleckig, (sehr) guter Zustand. ca. 1700 gr. Size: Folio [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Amor und Psyche. Ein Märchen des Apulejus. Aus dem Lateinischen von Reinhold Jachmann. Illustrirt in 46 Original-Radirungen und ornamentirt von Max Klinger.

      München, Theo. Straefer o.J. (1881). - gr.-4° (36 x 26,5 cm), LXVIII S. mit 15 ganzseitigen Orig.-Radierungen und 31 radierten Vignetten und Holzschnittbordüren von Klinger, Illustrierter, gold- und blindgeprägter beiger Orig.-Leinen mit umlaufendem Goldschnitt. Erste und einzige Buchausgabe mit dem Text.- Druck der 31 Vignetten auf aufgewalztem China. - "Der Band kam in einer kleinen Auflage heraus, da wegen mangelnder Nachfrage nur bei Bedarf Abzüge hergestellt wurden." (Isphording). - Singer 64-109; Schauer I, 15 - Isphording, DraufSichten S.13.- Teilweise etwas stockfleckig und die weissen Textblätter am äusseren Rand leicht feuchtrandig.

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        KODAI MOYO SHU: COLLECTION OF ANCIENT PATTERNS.

      A FASCINATING SET OF NATIVE JAPANESE DESIGN BOOKS Tokyo 1881- - 2, Matsuzaki. Stitched blue wrs., 2 vol. set, 28++28 double folded leaves, each page is fully illustrated, notext except Japanese introduction page , entirely woodblockprinted by hand on hand-made paper, complete, 18.5 x 23 cm. Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Architectural Association Sketch Book, New Series, Vols. 1 to 12, Complete

      London, England: C. F. Kell, 1881. On offer is a scarce complete set of 12 volumes of Architectural Association Sketch Book, New Series. NOT ex library, Published serially between 1881 and 1893. Each volume comprised of an illustrated title page, plus architectural plates. 18 x 13.5 inches. [45.5 x 34 cm.] Presumed original dark red buckram, with crisp black-stamped lettering and design to the front boards and with black-stamped lettering to the spines. A gouge and a small tear to the spine of Vol. 1, and with small nicks and other generally mild wear to the spines and edges of the volumes. Each title page with previous owner name in a neat ink hand at the top margin. A handsome and enthralling set of architectural renderings illustrating bridges, tombs, churches, residences, ornamental details such as iron work and wood work, and much more. The focus is chiefly on England and elsewhere in the British Isles but serious attention is also given to other parts of Europe. Many of the plates are in sepia-tone. Illustrated by some of the most prominent draughtsmen of the era. The plates are generally very clean but there will be found the occasional fingering mark, mostly marginal, and a few pencil notations here and there, and the occasional small tear. Overall a Very Good Minus set of volumes.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good Minus. Illus. by Various. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall.

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        Leo hoonani / Hoku ao nani: He buke mele no na kula sabati no na Anaina hoomana no na Aha hoike makahiki. (Hawaiian Sunday School Hymns)

      Hoopukaia e L. Laina/ Paiia E. Biglow & Main, New York 1881 - Ex-library with usual stamps & markings; card pocket on front paste-down & number label residue on backstrip; red cloth binding slightly rubbed at extremities; backstrip a bit sunned; NOTE: first hymnal lacks title page, second of two contents pages & hymns between numbers 40 & 59 are missing; a few leaves nicked/chipped at edges; a few closed tears to leaf edges, most neatly repaired with clear tape; leaf edges foxed, else a tight, clean volume. ; B&w musical scores; text & lyrics in Hawaiian; two much-enjoyed hymnals bound into one volume with 20th century rebinding of red cloth; nice gift inscription & book note blue-pencilled on ffep.; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9"; 500 pages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Washington Square. Illustrated by George du Maurier

      New York, Harper 1881., 1881. FIRST EDITION. Foolscap octavo, pp.266; 6, adverts. Publisher's original pictorial green cloth stamped in dark brown and gilt, coated brown endpapers. A tight copy with sound paper joints; some pencil notes to flyleaf. Cloth is bright and would be fine but for a vertical crease to upper cover. Nonetheless an attractive copy of an elusive first edition. Henry James classic short novel is a deceptively simple tragicomedy that recounts the conflict between a dull but sweet daughter and her brilliant, domineering father. The book is often compared to Jane Austen's work for the clarity and grace of its prose and its intense focus on family relationships. BAL [10551], Edel and Laurence [A15a]

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        Leaves Of Grass

      James R. Osgood And Company, 1881. 6th Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Book Ochre Cloth Boards With Gilt Spine Title And Design And Gilt Facsimile Of Whitman's Signature To Front Board. Head And Tail Of Spine Crushed. Three Ink Signatures To Early Prelims And Front Paste Down. Has 1881-82 On Title Page And 'Copyright 1881' To Verso Thus Indicating 2Nd State Of This Edition Which Was Famously Labelled Obscene And Ordered To Be Removed From Sale. Scarce Thus. Includes Tissue Protected Portrait Of The Author Between Pp28 And 29. A Historic And Much Discussed And Written About Edition. 2nd Printing. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 382 pages. Item Type: Book. No Dust Jacket. Category: Poetry; Please contact H4o Books if you require images or further information. Inventory No: 021271. .

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        The Imperial Gazetteer of India.

      London, Trübner & Co., 1881. - 8 vols. (instead of 9, lacking vol. 1). Modern green library cloth. (With): The same, New Edition. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1908-1909. 16 vols. (instead of 25, lacking vols. 1 through 9). Publisher's original cloth. A total of 24 volumes; numerous maps. A torso of the first edition of this famous geographical directory of the British Indian Empire, and of the posthumous 1908 "New Edition". The Scottish historian and statistician Hunter, a member of the Indian Civil Service, is best remembered for having compiled the present work of reference work, which he first conceived in 1859. The first edition was published in nine volumes in 1881 (a second edition, augmented to fourteen volumes, was issued in the years 1885-87). After Hunter's death in 1900, Herbert Hope Risley, William Stevenson Meyer, Sir Richard Burn and James Sutherland Cotton compiled the twenty-six volume New Edition, which consisted of four encyclopedic volumes covering the geography, history, economics, and administration of India, 20 volumes of the alphabetically arranged gazetteer, listing places' names and giving statistics and summary information, and one volume comprising the index and atlas. - Removed from the Bradford Free Library (1881 ed.) and the British Library - Lending Division (1908 ed.) with markings as usual. Occasional insignificant spine wear; well-preserved in all. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Katze und Papagei".

      - Kohle / Aquarell, 58 x 46 cm, Signaturstempel, Nachlaßstempel. (Ludwig Heinrich Jungnickel, Wunsiedel/Franken 1881 – 1965 Wien)

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        Seven Years in South Africa: Travels, Researches, & Hunting Adventures, between the Diamond-Fields and the Zambesi (1872-79)

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1881. 2nd ed. Hardcover. Very Good. 2 vols. frontises, folding map, ills, index, xi, 426, xi, 479p. plus 32p. publisher's advertisements (dated January, 1881) bound in at end of first volume. Recent quarterbinding (marbled boards backed in leather). 23cm. Two repaired tears on map. Spine slightly sloped on second volume. Translated by Ellen E. Frewer.

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        MOTHER GOOSE Or the Old Nursery Rhymes Engraved and printed by Edmund Evans

      George Routledge and Sons. London. No date. 1881. FIRST EDITION, second issue. Small 8vo (6.8 x 5.1 inches). Fully illustrated throughout with full colour illustrations by Greenaway. The printing by Edmund Evans, the master of British colour printed books of the late nineteenth century. A very good, bright and clean copy in the publishers white cloth boards with Olive green latticework design, which, according to Schuster and Engen's bibliography of Kate Greenaway's books is the second issue binding. Pink cloth spine. Light green endpapers. Neat contemporary previous owner inscription (C. C fr A. H. C. Xmas '81) on the front free endpaper. Some light rubbing to the corners and edges but still overall a very good copy of this charming title in the rare original printed dustwrapper. The wrapper has one very small closed tear to the rear panel and a few dark ink spots to the front, as well as a couple of very minor chips to the corners but is overall a very good example of this scarce 1881 dustwrapper and a rare survivor thus.. -- Schuster & Engen - 140.1b.

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        Collection of Specimens and Illustrations of the Textile Manufacturers of India. Second Series

      South Kensington Museum. Committee of Council on Education. Science and Art Department. India Museum [Now: Victoria and Albert Museum], London 1881 - 18 X 13 inches. Nos 1-134. Series of chromolithographs, lacking nos. 48,55,86,101,105,112. Nos. 1-64 describe Turban designs; Nos. 65-135 entitled "Men's Garments. Printed at bottom of each plate: W. Griggs, photo-litho; India Museum. Christie's, 25 April 2012 sold "86 chromol-lithographic plates [Occasional marginal spotting and soiling, heavier on title]" for $8,060.00 with no indication as to numbering with the following proviso -- "Sold as a collection of plates not subject to return." Ex-library, no interior marking, no title page, chipping to plate extremities not affecting images, backstrip crudely reinforced, handwritten notations on front cover printed label. Orig. decorated board portfolio, front cover printed paper label. Good/Very good [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LIFE AND TIMES OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS, WRITTEN BY HIMSELF. HIS EARLY LIFE AS A SLAVE, HIS ESCAPE FROM BONDAGE, AND HIS COMPLETE HISTORY TO THE PRESENT TIME

      Hartford, Conn.: Park Publishing Co., 1881. Revised and enlarged edition of the author's autobiography (first published in 1845). 8vo. xii, xv-xxiii, 13-516 pp. Frontispiece portrait of the author. Inscribed by Douglass on the front endpaper "To Mrs. Briggs / with the kindest regard / of the author / 1882." Douglass (1818-1895) was born a slave in Talbot County, Maryland, escaping to the north in 1838 to become a leading force in the abolition movement while eventually earning his reputation as a newspaper editor and skilled orator. The first version of his autobiography, issued in 1845, was titled Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an African Slave, first revised for an 1855 edition, My Bondage and My Freedom, then published in the edition offered here, much expanded. It includes recollections of meetings with Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, John Brown, and Harriet Beecher Stowe, among others, and an account of his post-Civil War career. Douglass died in Washington, D.C., in 1895. The recipient of the book, "Mrs. Briggs," may have been pioneering woman journalist Emily Edson Briggs (1830-1910; cf. "Notable American Women" I, pp. 242-243); several letters written by her to Douglass in the 1880s are preserved and she mentioned him a half dozen times in her book Olivia's Letters (Neale Publishing Co., 1906; Krick 53: "There is also material on blacks in Congress and on the movement for female suffrage"). Two signatures a little pulled, but a very good copy. Original rust cloth (rubbed, spine ends a little frayed), gilt spine title. (#6344)

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        SAMMELBAND OF TWENTY-SEVEN PAMPHLETS RELATING TO LAND CLAIMS IN EAST FLORIDA, 1849 - 1881].

      Washington or Philadelphia. 1849-1881. - Individual details of each imprint provided below. Contemporary three- quarter calf and marbled boards, spine gilt. Some abrading and wear to leather. Bookplate removed from each pastedown, ownership inscription on front pastedown. Internally clean. Overall very good. An excellent collection of rare or scarce pamphlets relating to East Florida land claims. Many of the pamphlets were written by Charles E. Sherman, who served as the attorney for the American and Spanish claimants in East Florida. This sammelband belonged to attorney Charles B. Collier, with his ownership inscription on the front pastedown and his annotations to Sherman's BRIEF STATEMENT OF THE LAW AND FACTS, SET FORTH IN THE MEMORIAL AND ACCOMPANYING PAPERS. (number 16 below). Collier worked with Sherman on behalf of the East Florida claimants. Two of Collier's publications are included here (see numbers 17 and 25 below). The imprints included here are as follows, in bound order: 1) James Cooper and Charles E. Sherman: SECRET ACTS, RESOLUTIONS, AND INSTRUCTIONS UNDER WHICH EAST FLORIDA WAS INVADED BY THE UNITED STATES TROOPS, NAVAL FORCES, AND VOLUNTEERS, IN 1812 AND 1813. Washington. 1860. 71pp. "Includes correspondence of Gen. Matthews, Col. T.A. Smith, and others relating to the U.S. invasion of East Florida in 1812" - Servies. Only seven copies in OCLC. SERVIES 4466. OCLC 1627113. 2) Charles E. Sherman: FLORIDA TREATY CLAIMS. STATEMENT SHEWING 1. THE WANTON AND INDISCRIMINATE DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, BY THE AMERICAN ARMY IN 1812 AND 1813. [caption title]. [Washington. 1858]. 16pp. The author was the attorney for the claimants seeking to reclaim land in East Florida. Scarce, with only five total copies in OCLC. SERVIES 4300. OCLC 1646102, 191313930. 3) Charles E. Sherman: AN EXAMINATION OF THE EAST FLORIDA TREATY CLAIMS. Washington. 1860. 20pp. Only one copy accounted for in OCLC, at the University of Florida. SERVIES 4506. OCLC 1646077. 4) [U.S. House of Representatives]: HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES REPORT NO. 216. ROBERT HARRISON AND OTHERS. MARCH 3, 1859. [caption title]. [Washington. 1859]. 16pp. A favorable report for Harrison's lost interest claims, but it was overturned in the Court of Claims. Does not include the six-page minority report. Not in OCLC. SERVIES 4439. 5) Daniel Webster: OPINION OF THE HON. DANIEL WEBSTER ON THE FLORIDA CLAIMS, ARISING UNDER THE NINTH ARTICLE OF THE TREATY OF 1819 BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND SPAIN. Washington. [1849]. 25pp. Original printed wrappers. Only three copies in OCLC, none in Florida. SERVIES 3507. OCLC 28104356. 6) William Wirt: OPINION OF THE HON. WM WIRT, ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES. [N.p., n.d.]. 4pp. printed on rectos only. Dated May 17, 1826, an offprint from Vol. 2, p.28 of OFFICIAL OPINIONS OF THE ATTORNEYS GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES (1852). 7) Benjamin Franklin Butler: OPINION OF HON. B.F. BUTLER, ATTORNEY GENERAL. MRS. O'SULLIVAN'S CASE. [N.p., n.d.]. 2pp. printed on rectos only. An offprint from Vol. 3, p.217 of OFFICIAL OPINIONS OF THE ATTORNEYS GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES (1852). 8) Isaac Toucey: OPINION OF HON. ISAAC TOUCEY, ATTORNEY GENERAL. [N.p., n.d.]. [1]pp. Dated Feb. 16, 1849, an offprint from Vol. 5, p.271 of OFFICIAL OPINIONS OF THE ATTORNEYS GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES (1852). 9) Reverdy Johnson: OPINIONS OF HON. REVERDY JOHNSON, ATTORNEY GENERAL. [N.p., n.d.]. 5pp. printed on rectos only. Dated May 30, 1849, an offprint from Vol. 5, p.105 of OFFICIAL OPINIONS OF THE ATTORNEYS GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES (1852). 10) CASE OF DE LA FRANCIA. [N.p., n.d.]. 2pp. printed on rectos only. A short summation of the case, from the same source as the four opinions just above from OFFICIAL OPINIONS OF THE ATTORNEYS GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES (1852). 11) Charles E. Sherman: STATEMENT OF THE CASES OF THE ENCOMIUM AND COMET, SHOWING THE LEGAL MEASURE OF DAMAGES UNDER THE LAW OF NATIONS, FOR THE UNLAWFUL SEIZURE OR DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, AS SETTLED BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND GREAT BRIT

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        Ninth Annual Report of the Local Government Board 1879-80. Supplement Containing Report and Papers Submitted by the Medical Officer on the Recent Progress of Levantine Plague, and on Quarantine in the Red Sea.

      London, George E. Eyre & William Spottiswoode, 1881.. Large 8vo. VIII, 246 pp. With a coloured lithogr. plan and 6 coloured lithogr. maps (mostly folding). Publisher's original printed wrappers.. Supplement to the Annual Report of the Local Government Board, vol. 9 (1879/80), containing a report by George Buchanan and papers by John Netten Radcliffe on the then-current outbreak of the plague in Arabia (in particular, the Hejaz) and pockets throughout the Middle East, reaching as far as south-eastern Europe. A long memorandum pertains to the "Sanitary Regulation of the Pilgrimage to Mecca". - Upper cover stamped; some spine chipping, but well-preserved on the whole. - OCLC 457438317.

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        Traité clinique des maladies des européens aux Antilles (Martinique).

      - Paris, Octave Doin, 1881. 2 tomes en 2 vol. in-8 de carte, XIII-620 et 575 pp.; demi-basane verte, dos lisse à faux-nerfs orné (reliure de l'époque). Illustré d'une carte dépliante de la Martinique (35x27 cm). Edition originale en bon état. Des tampons de l'hôpital militaire d'Oran, rousseurs, dos insolés. Rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A acção physiologica da Estrychnina, das Quinas, da Digitalis, do Opio e da Belladona. Anesthesia Chirurgica

      Porto, Typographia de Alexandre da Fonseca Vasconcellos, 1881. 4to.; 4 hs., V-245 pp., 2 hs. Ejemplar con envío autógrafo de Antonio Teixeira de Sousa. Cubiertas originales. Uno de los primeros escritos como médico de un interesante personaje transmontano, escritor, diputado, Ministro de Estado, «liberal a la antigua» y líder en su día del Partido Regenerador, presidió durante 102 días el último Gobierno de la Monarquía portuguesa, siendo depuesto por la Revolución de 5 de Octubre de 1910. El presente trabajo, realizado en la «Escola Médico-Cirúrgica do Porto», lo condujo a ser considerado el alumno más distinguido de la citada Escuela y más tarde a sus elevadas posiciones como destacado médico termalista, Director de los Establecimientos de Pedras Salgadas y Vidago. Fue también Cirujano Militar hasta su pase a la Política.

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        Street Incidents

      1881. THOMSON, John.Street Incidents.London: Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1881.First abridged edition of the ?"first concerted body of work to deal with life on the streets,?" with 21 mounted brown-tone Woodburytypes from the original glass plates.?"Motivated in part by a reforming desire, to alleviate the wretched living conditions of the urban working class, but also by the Victorian urge to typify,?" John Thomson produced this ?"pioneering work of social documentation in photographs?" (Parr & Badger, 39-40). During 1877-78, he created 36 photographs for the monthly parts of Street Life in London, a ground-breaking social commentary, with text by radical socialist journalist Adolphe Smith. Thomson and Smith approached their subjects like ethnographers and anthropologists, ?"venturing into London?'s poorest areas, interviewing [and photographing] their subjects and writing about them as ?'characters?' or ?'types,?" in Thomson?'s words, ?"the true types of the London poor?" (Parr & Badger). ?"Few photographs of the London streets had been taken before Thomson?'s journey around them, and even fewer were published with the intent of informing public opinion… To combine photographs of the London streets, and to place the poor, the working classes, criminals, and the homeless at the center of the images, was a new departure in photographic documentation… Perhaps the most striking feature of Street Life is that the images have been reproduced photomechanically by the Woodburytype process from the photographer?'s original dry-plate negatives. The resultant prints give a strikingly sharp, almost three-dimensional representation… The reason Street Life has ultimately succeeded as the first social documentary photography is that its primary aim was to inform: it was never the intention of Smith or Thomson to claim the literary and artistic high ground… Rather, they aimed to transfer the experiences of the poor into the homes of the comfortable middle class, and to make them aware of a different, harsher reality?" (Ovenden, 78-88). The 12 monthly parts of Street Life were reissued in book form in 1878, and also in a shorter version under the title, Street Incidents (1881), with 21 of the photographs (this edition). ?"Structurally, Street Life is a combination of street portraiture… and interviews with the subjects. Thus it was the direct predecessor of the journalistic picture stories that would appear in illustrated magazines from that period onward?" (Parr & Badger). ?"It was the first published collection of social documentary photographs anywhere in the world?" (Museum of London).See Frizot, 348-50; Parr & Badger, 48; Truthful Lens 169; Open Book, 42-43.Embrowning to title page and last page, an occasional very faint finger mark. Light rubbing to joints and spine ends. Photographs fine. A very desirable copy of this first photo-documentary. Rare.

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        LAKE SUPERIOR TRANSIT COMPANY

      The Courier Company, 1881., 1881. 5" x 3.5" pictorial wrappers. 66 pages plus wrappers, map, introductory, illustrations. Fold out map attached to front wrapper and produced by Wm. P. Northrup & Co., Engravers, Buffalo, on pink onion-skin paper of the route of the Lake Superior Transit Co.'s steamers and connecting railroad lines, showing summer excursion tours. Information on various cities and points of interest to include Buffalo, Lake Erie, Cleveland, Detroit River, Lake St. Clair, Lake Huron, Sault Ste. Marie, Fort Brady, Marquette, St. Paul, Duluth, the Northern Pacific Railroad, etc. 27 pages of 111 different excursions offered along with pricing. Front wrapper lightly soiled. Interior clean. An interesting and nicely produced promotional brochure.

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        Alphabetisches Ortsverzeichnis des Deutschen Reiches Auf Grund der neuen Gerichtsorganisation nach amtlichen Quellen bearbeitet - 3 Bde komplett

      R. von Grumbkow 1881/82, Dresden - Halbleder, komplett: Aa bis Groß-Maraunen, Groß-Marchow bis Nesselwang, Nesselwitz bis Zywodczütz + Anhang und Nachtrag, - Einbände stark bestoßen bzw. gestaucht, Rücken eigerissen und teilw. abgelöst, ( siehe Foto), innen teilw. stockfleckig, bei einem Band Seitenecken gestaucht, einige wenige Seiten randlädiert, einige geklebt, Seiten sonst ordentlich und fest, 3481 S. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        11 Original Drawings for the Household edition of Charles Dickens' LITTLE DORRITT

      Published by Chapman and Hall, [London 1881 - Comprising 8 pen and ink drawings by Mahoney (signed with monogram M); and 1 gray wash drawing and 2 watercolor drawings by Green (signed CG). 1 vols. Various sizes. 11 Green & Mahoney Drawings for Little Dorritt. Cf. Podeschi H1150; H1816a Matted and bound into an oblong folio album of red morocco gilt by Rivière & Sons, front hinge repaired. A few of the drawings show some minor foxing, otherwise fine Comprising 8 pen and ink drawings by Mahoney (signed with monogram M); and 1 gray wash drawing and 2 watercolor drawings by Green (signed CG). 1 vols. Various sizes [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Record of the Class of 1845 of Yale College, Containing Obituaries of Deceased, and Biographical Sketches of Surviving Members

      New York: Jenkins & Thomas. 1881. Hardcover. Fair. RARE! Zero auction records, 16 on OCLC. Hardcover with gilt and black stamped blue cloth boards, 1881, octavo, 219pp., illustrated with 63 tipped in albumen portraits measuring 3 3/4 x 2 1/4". Book fair to good with soil, rubbing, and toning to boards and spine, title gilt on spine and front board bright and legible, spine ends chipped and frayed, binding tender with inner hinges cracked and endpapers loose but present, errata sheet bound in, text clean and unmarked with toning throughout, rear hinge not connected to text block. No DJ. As is.

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        RAFAEL WERK. SÄMMTLICHE TAFELBILDER UND FRESKEN DES MEISTERS. In Nachbildungen nach Kupferstichen und Photographen. Herausgegeben von Adolf Gutbier... Lichtdruck von Martin Rommel in Stuttgart, Dresden Verlag von Adolf Gutbier, 1875.

      3 voll.Splendida ril. carton. con ricche decoraz. impresse in oro e nero ai dorsi ed ai piatti, tagli dorati, cm 32x25; Vol.I : Text, pp IX, 2 c. non numer., 204; Vol. II: Tafelbilder, pp XVIII, 2 c. non numer. di t., 92 pregev. tavv b / n f.t. con scheda a fronte; Vol. III: Fresken und Tapeten, pp XVII, 2 c. non numer. di t., 93 pregev. tavv b / n f.t. con scheda a fronte. Ottimo esempl.

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        Early Spring in Massachusetts

      Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1881. First Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine. 8vo. pp. viii, [1]-318. Protected in new mylar. Original dark green cloth with facsimile signature in gilt on front cover. Beveled edges. Gilt title and author on spine. The first of Thoreau's four season books edited from his journal by H.G.O. Blake. Fairly scarce, only 1,018 copies printed. Binding is in very attractive condition with minor wear at head and bottom of spine, no chips. Inner hinges are not cracked. Previous owner's name on front paste down and second front free end paper with a date of June, 1887. 1/8" chip on front free end paper and a couple of very small pin holes on five of the early pages. Interior of book is clean, no marks. Solid, square, and tight, a collectible copy. BAL20123.

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