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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]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Leçons sur les conditions pathogéniques de l'albuminurie. Recueillies par E. Brissaud

      1881 - (4), 51 pp. Paris, E. Delahaye, aux bureaux du progrès médical, 1881, in-8, (4), 51 pp, demi-chagrin noir de l'époque, dos à faux nerfs, Édition originale très rare de l'une des Leçons de Charcot, recueillies par son élève Édouard Brissaud. Charcot étudie dans ces leçons les troubles fonctionnels des diverses maladies rénales et en particulier l'albuminerie. Ce texte ne sera repris que dans les Oeuvres complètes en 1891 (vol.6). Manque à Morton et aux principales bibliographies médicales. Ex-dono manuscrit signé de Charcot à l'encre noire au faux-titre, "au laboratoire de la Salpêtrière, Charcot." Quelques rousseurs, découpe de papier en tête du titre. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        JAPANESE EPISODES.

      Boston 1881, Osgood. Brown decorated cloth, 247p., very good. copy, minor corner & spine wear, contents very good. R A R E. AN EARLY PRIMARY RESOURCE ON SOCIAL & PHYSICAL FEATURES In the preface of this work, the author stats that the "... purpose of this little volume is t represent a few social and physical features of Japan which have seldom been minutely examined by visitors to that agreeable country...But of the inner life of the Japanese, of their domestic relations, their pleasures or the gentler romance of their nature, I have found no accurate record...nor has the singular loveliness of the scenery, the refining charm of which deeply influlences the character fo teh people, been closely or sympathetically observed..." * A fine introduction to the actual nature of this book. In fact, by the chapter headings: Little Fountain of Sakano- shita; To Fujiyama and back; A Japanese statesman at home; A day in the Japanese theater would not really tell use of the essence found in this lovely essay. * The author, was a Bostonian and a journalist. House [1836- 1901) was one of several Westerners, who tried to interpret Meiji Japan. He was also a prominet American Civil War reporter, and later in Japan, was the editor in the 1870s of the Tokio Times. He had a troubled friendship with Mark Twain in the 1880s, and lived out his final years in Tokyo. He was a crusaider for and had great influence on the United States government, in the return of the American portion of the 1864 Shimonoseki indemnity. House exerted undeniable influence in prompting Congress's decision to send back the money, the question of how much effect he had in "correcting" the historical record of the event remains problematic. * He also wrote The Japanese Expedition to Formosa in 1875; THE JAPANESE, OR SHIMONOSEKI INDEMNITY. APPENDIX, ca. 1875; THE SHIMONOSEKI AFFAIR: A CHAPTER OF JAPANESE HISTORY, 1875; and THE TRANSFER OF THE TEMPLES OF ISE an article in Harper's 1900. Books Edward House are quite S C A R C E and seldom found for sale. His titles are always RARE ! Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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        Rafael's Madonnen und Heilige Familien -

      Verlag von Adolf Gutbier 1881 -, Dresden - 1 volume. Grand in-4 Sous étui bordé. Reliure plein maroquin bleu. Dos à nerfs richement orné de caissons dorés. Triple filets dorés d'encadrement sur les plats. Tête dorée. Couverture et dos conservés. Reliure signée STROOBANTS. Intérieur parfait. Avec des belles gravures hors texte. Nerfs légèrement frottés. Bel exemplaire. Mit einer einleitung von Wilhelm Lubke. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres complètes. Nouvelle edition publiee aux frais de l\'Etat Norvegien par MM. L. Sylow et S. Lie. Tome premier + Tome second. 2 Volumes (so complete),

      Grondahl & Son, Christiana 1881. VIII, 621 S.; 1 Bl., 338 S., 2 Bl., 4°, marmoriertes Halbleinen mit Rückentitel, Bibliotheks-Exemplar (ordnungsgemäß entwidmet) mit kleinem Rückenschild, Stempel auf Vortitel, Kanten leicht berieben, insgesamt sehr gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar, Originalausgabe! Original (French) Edition from 1881! Rückentitel in Deutsch: \"Abels Werke I, II\". Lexikon bedeutender Mathematiker, S. 9. Abel, Niels Henrik (1802-1829) lieferte grundlegende Arbeiten zur Auflösungstheorie algebraischer Gleichungen, über elliptische Funktionen und zur Reihenlehre, starb als 27jähriger vor Antritt einer Anstellung als PD an der Berliner Universität an Tuberkulose. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Mathematik, Gesamtausgaben

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        SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. MAP OF THE HARBOR OF SAN DIEGO AND VICINITY, SHOWING THE TERMINUS OF THE CALIFORNIA SOUTHERN RAIL ROAD, AT NATIONAL CITY, TOGETHER WITH THE PROPERTY OF THE SAN DIEGO LAND AND TOWN COMPANY

      San Diego, 1881. Minor separations at crossfolds, a couple short fold separations, ink stamp on front, else very good. A rare blueprint map showing the harbor of San Diego, along with a scaled map of the U.S. from northern California, over to Boston, down to Charleston, South Carolina and over to Sonora, Mexico, and a grid of the property of the San Diego Land & Town Company in National City (a small city within San Diego) and including the "Terminal Grounds" of the railroad. Heliographed by O.N. Sanford in San Diego. Frank A. Kimball was the agent for California Southern or the San Diego Land and Town Company in National City, and the front cover bears his ink stamp. Rare, with only three copies on OCLC, at Yale, the University of California, San Diego, and the Sacramento Public Library. Not in Rocq.

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        The Steam House: Tigers and Traitors

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1881 246+[8 ad] pages with frontispiece, 46 illustrations and fold out map. Octavo (7 ½" x 5 ¾") bound in original publisher?s gilt and black stamped brown cloth spine in pictorial black and gilt cover beveled edges. Translated from the French by Agnes D Kingston. Illustrated by Leon Bennett. (Gallagher, Mistichelli and Van Eerde A48. Taves and Michaluk V021) First American illustrated edition. First published in the US by George Munro in the Seaside Library Series. The Steam House (French: La maison à vapeur) is an 1880 Jules Verne novel recounting the travels of a group of British colonists in the Raj in a wheeled house pulled by a steam-powered mechanical elephant. Verne uses the mechanical house as a plot device to have the reader travel in nineteenth century India. The descriptions are interspersed with historical information and social commentary. The book takes place in the aftermath of the Indian Rebellion of 1857 against British rule, with the passions and traumas aroused still very much alive among Indians and British alike. An alternate title by which the book was known - "The End of Nana Sahib" - refers to the appearance in the book of the historical figure?"Rebel leader Nana Sahib?"who disappeared after the crushing of the rebellion, his ultimate fate unknown. Verne offers a fictional explanation to his disappearance. The first part was The Steam House was titled The Demon of Cawnpore.Condition: small unobtrusive bookseller?s label to front gutter paste down else a better than very good copy.

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        THE TRUMPET MAJOR (Believed to be the Only Known Inscribed Presentation Copy of Hardy's Famous Napoleonic Novel)

      Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, London 1881 - Hardy, Thomas. THE TRUMPET MAJOR. A Tale. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1881. 8vo. First One-Volume edition in the original publisher's red cloth, blocked in black and lettered in gilt. 32-page catalogue at rear. Very Good, cloth a little soiled and worn. PRESENTATION COPY inscribed on the verso of the front-free endpaper: "Miss Tindal Atkinson/ from/ T. Hardy." The recipient was the daughter of Hardy's good friend Henry Tindal Atkinson (1818-1890). Hardy met "Serjeant" Atkinson and his daughter in 1880 or 1881 when they became neighbors. As recorded by Hardy in the Life (155): "Though they had expected to be lonely in Wimborne after London, they [ ] had a genial neighbor in the county judge Tindal-Atkinson, one of the last "Serjeants-At-Law," who took care they should not mope if dinners and his and his daughter's music could prevent it." Indeed Hardy fondly referred to Atkinson as "My Dear Serjeant" in the holograph note to Atkinson from Hardy found tipped into this volume on his Max Gate stationery, dated August 21, 1885. This charming letter refers to Atkinson's "dignified" cane which was left at Max Gate and which Hardy is happy to personally return. This appears to be the only known presentation copy of Hardy's great Napoleonic novel THE TRUMPET MAJOR, his best-selling and most popular early work, first published in 1880 in an edition of 1,000 copies. There are no presentation copies of the first edition recorded in Richard Purdy's Thomas Hardy bibliography, and none appeared at the sale of the greatest collection of Thomas Hardy's first editions and manuscripts, that belonging to Frederick Baldwin Adams, Jr. (Sotheby's New York, 2001). Nor can an inscribed copy be found in the extensive Hardy collections of Carroll Atwood Wilson, Michael Sadleir, Morris Parrish, Howard Bliss, David Magee, or Robert Lee Wolff. Auction records and institutional search likewise find no other copy presented by the author, first edition or indeed later editions. Three-volume first editions of THE TRUMPET-MAJOR continue to be highly desirable but easily acquired. Ours is a black tulip, one-of-a-kind, a copy personally presented to the daughter of a man whom Hardy called friend and neighbor. Purdy (p. 35). In a vintage morocco clamshell case. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lakin & Marley Rare Books ABAA]
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        Bouvard et Pécuchet

      Alphonse Lemerre 1881 - - Alphonse Lemerre 1881, 12x18,5cm, relié. - Edition originale, un des 50 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé de Hollande, seuls grands papiers avec 10 Chine. Reliure en plein chagrin bordeaux, dos à cinq nerfs orné de fleurons dorés, double filet doré en encadrement des plats, fleurons dorés en écoinçon, contreplats et gardes de papier peigné, filet doré sur les coupes, roulette dorée sur les coiffes, tête dorée sur brochure, étui bordé de chagrin bordeaux, reliure de l'époque, probablement de l'éditeur. Très rare et bel exemplaire parfaitement établi en reliure du temps. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 50 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé de Holland papere, seuls grands papiers avec 10 Chine. binding en plein chagrin bordeaux, spine à cinq nerfs orné de fleurons dorés, double filet doré en encadrement des plats, fleurons dorés en écoinçon, contreplats et gardes de papier peigné, filet doré sur les coupes, roulette dorée sur les spine-ends, tête dorée sur brochure, étui bordé de chagrin bordeaux, binding de l'époque. Très rare et bel exemplaire parfaautograph dedication of the authorent établi en binding du temps. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Johann Huss auf dem Concile zu Costnitz, Zürn A.B., 1836

      Zürn A.B., 1808-1881 - Johann Huss auf dem Concile zu Costnitz, Zürn A.B., 1836. Nebst einem Anhange enthaltend: Hussens denkwürdigste Briefe geschrieben während seiner Gefangenschaft. Leipzig, Wigand 1836. Kl. 8°, 21x12 cm., VIII, 151 S. Pappeinband d. Zt., mit aufgekl Rückenschild, etwas berieben und bestossen Etwas gebräunt, Vors. gering stockfleckig; ansonsten sauber und nahezu fleckenfrei. Erste Ausgabe. PROVENIENZ: HOFBIBLIOTHEK DONAUESCHINGEN [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED, FROM GROVER CLEVELAND TO J.W. MORRIS, REGARDING CLEVELAND'S DISAPPOINTMENT WITH HIS SUBSCRIPTION TO AN AMERICAN EDITION OF THE Encyclopedia Britannica]

      Buffalo, 1881. Old folds. Slightly soiled. Very good. An interesting letter from future president Grover Cleveland, complaining about the quality of the "American edition" of the ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA to which he has subscribed. This letter was written less than four years before Cleveland's first election to the presidency of the United States (he served two terms, 1885-89 and 1893- 97). Cleveland likely subscribed to the ninth edition of the BRITANNICA, which was published between 1875 and 1889 and which is regarded as a model of scholarship. It was very popular and was widely pirated by American publishers. He writes to J.W. Morris: "Dear Sir, I became a subscriber to the Encyclopedia Britannica upon the representation that it was printed from the original plates of the English Edition. Within the last two or three months I was called on by the agent for what is called the American Reprint. He had in his possession what he said was [sic] some volumes of the original work and by comparing them with the books I had received under my subscription it was entirely apparent that there were important differences. I became a subscriber for the American Reprint. I am content with it. If I have been deceived I cannot help it, for I have not the time nor inclination to re-examine the matter. One thing is very certain: If I had had any idea of the consequences which have followed my original subscription, it never would have been made. This letter is not for publication. If it were I think I should add some advice suggested by my experience. Yours truly, Grover Cleveland.

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

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

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        Orchomenos. Bericht über meine Ausgrabungen im böotischen Orchomenos.

      Leipzig, F. A. Brockhaus, 1881. Gr.-8°. Mit 9 Textabbildungen u. 4 tlw. gefalt. Tafeln. VI, 58 S., Mod. HLdr. a. 5 Bünden m. etw. Rückenvergoldung. Erstausgabe dieser Beschreibung der 1880 erfolgten Ausgrabungen auf dem Gebiete der alten Hauptstadt der Minyer. - Gutes Exemplar. - Nicht bei Borst. Versand D: 12,00 EUR Schliemann, Orchomenos. Bericht über meine Ausgrabungen im böotischen Orchomenos, Archäologie, Griechenland

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        Bouvard et Pécuchet

      Edition originale, un des 50 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé de Holland papere, seuls grands papiers avec 10 Chine.binding en plein chagrin bordeaux, spine à cinq nerfs orné de fleurons dorés, double filet doré en encadrement des plats, fleurons dorés en écoinçon, contreplats et gardes de papier peigné, filet doré sur les coupes, roulette dorée sur les spine-ends, tête dorée sur brochure, étui bordé de chagrin bordeaux, binding de l'époque.Très rare et bel exemplaire parfaautograph dedication of the authorent établi en binding du temps. Alphonse Lemerre 1881 12x18,5cm relié

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Gesammelte Werke. Hrsg. auf Veranlassung der Königlich Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften von C. W. Borchardt, K. Weierstrass und A. Clebsch.

      Berlin, Verlag von G. Reimer, 1881-91. Supplementbd. in 2., revidierter Ausgabe aus dem Jahr 1884. 7 Bde. und 1 Supplement (zusammen 8 Bde.). Gr.-8vo. Zusammen ca. 3900 S. Neue Halbleinen. (kl. St.a.T.). Erste Gesamtausgabe der Werke des bedeutenden deutschen Mathematikers (1804-1851), der einer jüdischen Berliner Bankiersfamilie entstammt. - Jacobi zählt, trotz seines kurzen Lebens, zu den produktivsten und vielseitigsten Mathematikern der Geschichte und wurde von seinen Schülern, zu denen Friedrich Julius Richelot, Otto Hesse, Hohann Georg Rosenhain, Wilhelm Scheibner und Paul Gordan zählen, ehrfurchtsvoll als \"Euler des 19. Jahrhunderts\" bezeichnet. Genial sind seine Arbeiten zur Theorie der elliptischen Funktionen, zu den sog. hyperelliptischen Integralen, zur Kreisteilung und deren Anwendung auf die Zahlentheorie sowie zur Differentialgeometrie, zu den partiellen Differentialgleichungen und zur Variationsrechnung, die ihn zu einem Wegbereiter der mathematischen Physik werden ließen. Versand D: 2,00 EUR

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        Liegender männlicher Akt. Kohlezeichnung.

      1881 - 1881. Bildgrösse: 15,5x37,5 cm. Seitlich datiert "2. & 3. Dez. 81" und signiert. Auf Papierunterlage montiert. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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

      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. spine bien net, mais spine-end inférieure un brin élimée avec frottement. spine-end 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. Hetzel Paris 1880 Grd. in-8 (18x27,5cm) relié

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        THE TRUMPET MAJOR (Believed to be the Only Known Inscribed Presentation Copy of Hardy's Famous Napoleonic Novel)

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1881. Hardy, Thomas. THE TRUMPET MAJOR. A Tale. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1881. 8vo. First One-Volume edition in the original publisher's red cloth, blocked in black and lettered in gilt. 32-page catalogue at rear. Very Good, cloth a little soiled and worn. PRESENTATION COPY inscribed on the verso of the front-free endpaper: "Miss Tindal Atkinson/ from/ T. Hardy." The recipient was the daughter of Hardy's good friend Henry Tindal Atkinson (1818-1890). Hardy met "Serjeant" Atkinson and his daughter in 1880 or 1881 when they became neighbors. As recorded by Hardy in the Life (155): "Though they had expected to be lonely in Wimborne after London, they […] had a genial neighbor in the county judge Tindal-Atkinson, one of the last "Serjeants-At-Law," who took care they should not mope if dinners and his and his daughter's music could prevent it." Indeed Hardy fondly referred to Atkinson as "My Dear Serjeant" in the holograph note to Atkinson from Hardy found tipped into this volume on his Max Gate stationery, dated August 21, 1885. This charming letter refers to Atkinson's "dignified" cane which was left at Max Gate and which Hardy is happy to personally return. This appears to be the only known presentation copy of Hardy's great Napoleonic novel THE TRUMPET MAJOR, his best-selling and most popular early work, first published in 1880 in an edition of 1,000 copies. There are no presentation copies of the first edition recorded in Richard Purdy's Thomas Hardy bibliography, and none appeared at the sale of the greatest collection of Thomas Hardy's first editions and manuscripts, that belonging to Frederick Baldwin Adams, Jr. (Sotheby's New York, 2001). Nor can an inscribed copy be found in the extensive Hardy collections of Carroll Atwood Wilson, Michael Sadleir, Morris Parrish, Howard Bliss, David Magee, or Robert Lee Wolff. Auction records and institutional search likewise find no other copy presented by the author, first edition or indeed later editions. Three-volume first editions of THE TRUMPET-MAJOR continue to be highly desirable but easily acquired. Ours is a black tulip, one-of-a-kind, a copy personally presented to the daughter of a man whom Hardy called friend and neighbor. Purdy (p. 35). In a vintage morocco clamshell case.. Inscribed By Author. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good.

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        DANTE IN GERMANIA (2 vols.). Storia letteraria e bibliografia dantesca alemanna. Parte prima: storia critica della letteratura dantesca alemanna dal secolo XIV sino ai nostri giorni. Parte seconda: bibliografia dantesca alfabetica e sistematica

      Ulrico Hoepli, 312/360 pp., Milano 1881 - Vol II: 1883. Some scuffing to spine. Text in italian. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Boletim da Sociedade Propagadora de Conhecimentos Geographico-Africanos de Loanda. Nº 1 - 1º anno.

      Luanda, Typ. do Mercantil, 1881. - 8°, early decorated wrappers. Some browning toward end. Somewhat less than good. 95 pp. *** FIRST and apparently ONLY issue of this Angolan periodical. Silva Pereira mentions only one issue, dated January 1881; the month of publication does not appear in this issue, but it is nº 1. It includes reports on the visit of two Germans (Pogge and Wissman) who were passing through Luanda on their way to the region beyond the Quango, and reports on colonization, meteorology, the salubriousness of Luanda, the railroad from Ambaca, and agriculture, industry, commerce and mines in Angola. Pages 3-30 comprise a list of the 13 members of the Sociedade and the resolutions passed at its initial meeting.This interest in natural resources, industrial development, and trade is characteristic of this period, when the Scramble for Africa was heating up among the French, British, Portuguese, Germans, and Belgians.*** Silva Pereira, @O Jornalismo portuguez p. 158. Not in Innocêncio. Not located in @Union List of Serials. Porbase locates 2 copies at the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal and one at the University of Coimbra. Not located in NUC. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Meißen. 24 Skizzen in Federzeichnungen.

      Dresden, Bleyl und Kaemmerer., o. J. (). 1881 - (4) Seiten. Mit 24 Federzeichnungen. 4°. Olwd. Inhalt: Titelblatt, Die Albrechtsburg; St. Magdalenencapelle; Das Hauptthor der Burg auf der Schloßbrücke; Die Schloßbrücke; Das Burgthor auf dem Ufraberg und das Burglehn; Der Jahna ische Freihof; Die Löwenthür im Treppenthurm des Jahna ischen Freihofs; Die St. Afrakirche; Der Pönitenzthurm bei St. Afra; Der Erker der Frauenstufen; Der kleine Hohlweg; Der Wartthurm; Die Stadtkirche; Das Portal am Friedhof der Stadtkirche; Der Kreuzgang des Franziskanerklosters; Das Nagelschmied Grunert sche Wohnhaus; Die Wasserburgcapelle; Die St. Nicolaikirche; Die Ruinen des Klosters zum heiligen Kreuz; Die St. Wolfgangskirche; Das Försterhaus bei Siebeneichen; Die Saturstatue auf dem St. Johannesfriedhofe; Das Scheiner sche Wohnhaus. Exemplar mit Gebrauchsspuren: Einband mit Gebrauchsspuren. Skizzenblätter an den Rändern bestoßen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        GREAT OYSTER EATING MATCH BETWEEN THE DARK TOWN CORMORANT AND THE BLACKVILLE BUSTE’ ‘The Start - Now den dont you’s be too fresh. wait for de word’ and ‘The Finish - Yous is a tie - De one dat gags fust. am a gone Coon’.

      Currier & Ives in New York 1881 - A pair of full coloured lithographs from the ‘Darktown’ series depicting coloured folk in rather cruel or ridiculous situations. Excellent condition. 24 x 33 cm each. (Priced as a pair - £595.00) "Creating a segregated community of black Americans, Darktown prints showcased a full array of negative stereotypes of former slaves who moved north after the Civil War. Portrayed as mentally slow, physically grotesque, and morally inept, African Americans became comical figures to the primarily white consumers of Currier and Ives prints. True to the period's nativist overtones, the Darktown series was accompanied by similar prints lampooning Irish and Italian immigrants, as well as Roman Catholics. Popular prints were made to satisfy popular demand; as such, this series bears a painfully vivid testament to the racial attitudes of white, middle-class Americans of the late nineteenth century. "

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        PRIVATE JOURNAL OF EDWARD PAUL DUFFY, PRINTER, U.S. FLAGSHIP TRENTON, EUROPEAN SQUADRON, BEGINNING IN MARSEILLE, FRANCE [manuscript title]

      [At sea, primarily in the Mediterranean], 1881. Quarto. Contemporary three-quarter calf and paper boards. Spine nonexistent at foot. Calf significantly rubbed, missing in most places. Boards rubbed, loose. Text clean, brittle, but loosely bound; some pages loose. Text in good condition. In a cloth clamshell case, leather label. Edward Paul Duffy was a soldier and printer aboard the U.S.S. Trenton. During his time on board, Duffy printed the TRENTON HERALD, a twice monthly newspaper. Newspaper clippings pasted to the front board of his journal portray Duffy as the pioneer of American amphibious printing and estimate his readership to number one thousand. Duffy also served as a correspondent to the BALTIMORE SUN, writing of the activities of the European Squadron and his experiences in various Mediterranean cities. Clippings of his articles from the BALTIMORE SUN are tipped in, as well as some pieces of his shipboard printing, INSPECTION OF POWDER DIVISION and COMPARATIVE STATEMENT OF TIMES OF EVOLUTIONS DURING INSPECTION OF EUROPEAN SQUADRON. Duffy's journal records the daily weather, activities aboard the Trenton, and his trips off the ship in cities such as Madeira and Villefranche. He frequently notes his press and letters or activities related to it, such as the printing of a program for the Snowflakes, which performed before Christmas of 1880, and subscriptions made to his paper by prominent Americans such as capitalist J.W. Mackay. The Trenton sailed home for the centennial celebration of the victory at Yorktown, but Duffy was honorably discharged after two years of service and discontinued his journal upon reaching the Chesapeake Bay. A wonderful record of shipboard printing in the American Navy.

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        Revised Laws of Lawn-Tennis, as adopted by the Marylebone Cricket Club, and the All England Croquet and Lawn-Tennis Club.

      Horace Cox, ?The Field? Office. 1881 8220 - ?Fourth Edition? on front wrapper. 8pp ads, 18pp, 10pp ads. Orig. yellow printed wraps, with ads; marked & a little worn, spine repaired. ?Price Sixpence.? Copac records Cambridge as holding copies of the Laws from 1882-1888 inclusive & the BL 1877-1888; Oxford has copies of the 1876, 1878 and 1880 editions. This fourth edition is only in the BL. It lists 40 laws in three sections: The Single-handed Game; Odds; The Three and Four-handed Game. In 1875, the MCC tennis and racquets sub-committee drafted the first laws of Lawn-Tennis. The first major championship for men played to the Laws was held at the All-England Club at Wimbledon in 1877 - the world's first official lawn tennis tournament. The sporting magazine, The Field, donated the Cup. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        European Ferns.

      Cassell, London. [1881] - First edition. Quarto. pp xliv, 196. Thirty colour plates chromolithographed by Vincent Brooks Day and numerous woodcuts in the text. Original binding of green buckram with impressive decoration in gilt and black, bevelled edges.Small bookplate on front pastedown. Some light rubbing to edges. Very good indeed. Uncommon in such bright condition. [Attributes: First Edition; 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. Versand D: 4,50 EUR Illustrierte Bücher, Buchwesen, Bibliophilie

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        Album of twenty four original photographs of the Alhambra, Spain.

      c. 1881 - Oblong 4to. (25 x 33 cm.). 24 albumen prints (each c.19 x 25 cm) mounted back to front on 12 card leaves, fourteen with ms. captions. The end-papers, front and back, decorated with a pencil and wash distant panoramic sketch "View of the Alhambra from the Moor's Seat" dated "Nov.2nd 1881". Original red cloth covered boards. Binding soiled and rubbed at extremities, the first photograph a little faded and spotted, the remainder of the photographs in generally very good condition and exhibiting good rich tones. No sign of authorship, but the sketch is of very good quality, the photographs of very good professional standard and the captions in English. The Alhambra, built for the last Muslim emirs in Spain, is a palace and fortress complex located in Granada, Andalusia. Originally constructed as a small fortress in 889, it was rebuilt and renovated in the mid-13th century by Mohammed ben Al-Ahmar, the first king of the Nasrid dynasty which became the last Islamic sultanate on the Iberian Peninsula. The complex was designated a royal palace in 1333 under Yusuf I, Sultan of Granada. After centuries of disrepair, it was rediscovered in the 19th century by European scholars and travellers. The early photographs in this album therefore depict the Alhambra shortly after its rediscovery. Included are photographs of many of its major buildings, including the Hall of the Ambassadors, the Court of the Lions and fountain, and the Generalife. Inscribed in pencil on the front end-paper by the compiler of the album is the following: "The Alhambra/ The principal building was commenced by Hon-l-ahmar in 1248/ He everywhere introduces his motto: Wa la ghalib illa Al-lah/ ("There is no conqueror but God")" [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Murad").

      Stockholm, 6. I. 1881. - 4 SS. auf gefalt. Doppelblatt. Kl.-8vo. Beiliegend eh. adressierter Umschlag. In seinem Todesjahr, an den Mediziner (und Verfasser von Beethoven-Erinnerungen) Gerhard von Breuning (1813-92): "Werter Freund! Vielen Dank für Ihre freundlichen Zeilen die mir große Freude bereitet haben; sind sie mir doch ein greifbares Zeichen Ihrer unverändert freundschaftlichen Gesinnung für mich. Und mit meinen herzlichen Neujahrswünschen für Sie und die liebenswürdigen Ihrigen mein herzliches Vivat - oder vielmehr vivant crescant - dem Großpapa u. den Eltern des zukünftigen - wie soll ich nur sagen, nun, Steuerzalers [!] Georg. Was Sie in betreff meines teueren Edhem Paschas sagen, befriedigt mich sehr; leider scheine ich in seinem Gedächtnis sehr verblaßt zu sein; seine Korrespondenztauben verraten seit einigem etwas lahme Schwingen. Nun, Gebot der Zeit und naturgemäßer Lauf der Dinge! Meiner Frau hat die Operation nur ganz momentan geholfen, Sie wissen wie kezerisch ich über die Fakultät - ne vous en déplaise - urteile. Sanat non curat bleibt mein Axiom. Wer nicht an der Krankheit zu Grunde zu gehen Zeit hat, erliegt der Kur. Ich erfahre das an mir, obschon ich des Beweises nicht bedurft hätte - den Bösen bin ich scheinbar los, die Bösen sind in Wirklichkeit geblieben. Schade daß mir hier kein lateinisches Citat einfällt um damit zu flunkern u. zu imponiren. Pegasus frißt im Stall das Gnadenbrot, ich werde alt [.]". - Der zum Islam konvertierte österreichische Schriftsteller und Diplomat in osmanischen Diensten Franz von Werner publizierte unter dem Namen "Murad Efendi" Dramen und Gedichtsammlungen wie auch landeskundliche Berichte aus der Türkei. 1877 war er zum Ministerresidenten an den Höfen von Den Haag und von Stockholm ernannt worden, 1880 zum dortigen bevollmächtigten Minister und außerordentlichen Gesandten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Encéphale. Journal des maladies mentales et nerveuses

      1881 - 8 volumes in-8, 42 (sur 43) Paris, G. Masson [puis J.-B. Baillière], 1881-1888, , 8 volumes in-8, 42 (sur 43) planches, dont quelques unes en couleurs et plusieurs comprenant des photographies originales, demi-basane bleu-vert de l'époque, dos lisses et fileté, Collection quasi complète, d'une insigne rareté, de la revue l'Encéphale, publiée de 1881 à 1889. Elle contient de nombreux articles originaux, notamment de ses fondateurs Luys (1828-1897) et Ball (1833-1893). Sans l’année 1889. Lacunes au tome III (année 1883) : sans les pages 337 à 352 et la planche numéroté 3. Ce journal se caractérise, selon ses rédacteurs, par son impartialité, son esprit pratique et son scepticisme ; « nous n'entendons point par-là cette ironie banale qui s'attaque sans distinction à toutes les idées nouvelles ; nous voulons parler de cette vertu négative qui constitue l'un des traits les plus élevés de l'esprit scientifique, et qui nous apprend à ne jamais accepter un fait sans le contrôler, une idée sans la discuter, une hypothèse sans lui demander ses preuves ». L’Encéphale comprend de nombreuses planches, dont plusieurs donnent des clichés photographiques tirés en photoglyptie, certains publiés ici pour la première fois, à l’instar des célèbres photographies d’Esther et de Gabrielle, patientes sur lesquelles Luys expérimenta les effets de l’hypnose sous diverses substances, et qui sont l'objet de l'article célèbre, « Les émotions dans l'état d'hypnotisme », qui parait en librairie peu de temps après. La publication de l'Encéphale se ressent, à partir de ces années, du nouvel état d'esprit de Luys, qui vient d'être nommé médecin-chef à la Charité et qui y fonde sa propre école de recherches sur l'hystérie, inspirée de celle de Charcot à la Salpêtrière, et se lance sans discernement dans des expériences parfois douteuses sur le plan de la rigueur scientifique, expériences auxquelles assiste l'occultiste Gérard d'Encausse, dit Papus. Si l'Encéphale n'est pas encore l'"organe" de ces expériences de la Charité, elle n'en délivre pas moins pour la première fois à la société savante ces "égarements", qui s'exprimeront pleinement dans la brève "Revue d'hypnologie" que dirige Luys, après la cessation de l'Encéphale, en 1890. Contributions, outre de Ball et Luys, de Boyé, E. Régis, J. Giraud, Fusier, Boucheron, Chambard, Marandon de Montyel, Sicard, G. Pichon, etc. Défaut habituel de pagination pour l'année 1882 ; après la page 696, la numérotation reprend à 997. Quelques surcharges au crayon bleu. Dos insolés. Titre de la cinquième année (1885) non conservé. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Illustrated Book of the Dog. With an appendix on Canine Medicine and Surgery by W. Gordon Stables. WITH 28 CHROMO-LITHOS OF DOGS.

      Cassell Petter Galpin & Co. London 1881 - First edition. Large 4to. viii, 664pp. 28 chromo-litho coloured plates displaying different breeds of dogs with numerous b/w plates and illustrations in text. Half brown calf gilt, rebacked in modern brown calf gilt. Green cloth boards sl. soiled. Lacks page 1 and 2 and half of page 7 and 8 missing o/w complete. The coloured plates are remarkably clean and bright. A lovely volume. These dog plates often sell for around £100 each so to get 28 plates for £500.00 could be seen as a good deal. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mother Goose, or the Nursery Rhymes

      London: George Routledge and Sons. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. [1881]. First Edition. Cloth. Lattice patterned decorated cloth backed with pink cloth, olive clay-paper endpages, in the original printed paper dust-wrapper; pp. 48, illustrated throughout in color. Engraved and printed by Edmund Evans. Boards mottled and soiled, internally clean and bright; jacket has chips out at the corners and spine head, and a larger chunk out of the spine tail; First edition, second issue, the "Lattice" edition, arguably Greenaway's most popular book, in the scarce jacket .

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        HISTORY OF MILWAUKEE WISCONSIN, FRANK ABIAL FLOWER, WESTERN HISTORICAL, CO. 1881

      A. T. Andreas Proprietor 1881 - Chicago. The Western Historical Company. First edition. Very good condition. 1881. 25X20. 1663p. History of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, from pre-historic times to the present date, embracing a summary sketch of the native tribes, and an exhaustive record of men, and events for the past century; describing in elaborate detail the city as it now is; its commercial, religious, educational and benevolent institutions, its government, courts, press, and public affairs; its musical, dramatic, literary, scientific and social societies; its patriotism during the late war; its development and future possibilities; and including nearly four thousand biographical sketches of pioneers and citizens. Although there is no mention of him in the book itself, this is the volume attributed to Frank A Flower, as mentioned in Memoirs of Milwaukee County by Lieut. Col. Jerome A. Watrous, editor (1909). Leather spine and gilt on all page edges. Includes numerous illustrations, especially wonderful portraits of founding citizens. Includes a Table of Contents, a list of Illustrations, a Professional and Business Index, and an Index to the Biographical sketches. Rare, scarce. Ref A-559 Biblioteca USA [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Keramic Art of Japan.

      1881 1881 - 2 vols. Liverpool & London: Sotheran 1875. With 12 + 51 [of which 41 are cromolithographs] + 4 [marks] full page plates + textual vignettes/ smaller illustrations. Folio. [8] + LXXI + 61; [7] pp. + plates with one accompanying unpaginated leaf of text per plate. Publisher's pictorial clothboards with leatherspines, all edges gilt. Binding weakly marked of use. * Presentation copy inscribed "Professor Archer, With the complements and the kind regards of the Authors. July 1875." on half title.The first major study in English of Japanese ceramic art, classifying all known varieties of the porcelain of Japan. The title page bears the date 1875, whereas the Preface is dated 1879, presumably a reflection of the amount of time that it took to bring this magnificent work into print. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Dramatic Works

      London: George Bell and Sons,, 1881?-4. The text carefully revised with notes by S. W. Singer, F.S.A. 10 volumes, small octavo (163 x 100 mm). Contemporary dark green half morocco, marbled sides, raised bands, titles and decorations to compartments gilt, marbled edges and endpapers. Black and white illustrations throughout. Contemporary gift inscription to front flyleaf of Volume I. Spines slightly darkened, boards a touch rubbed, extremities slightly worn, mild spotting to prelims and endmatter, text block slightly toned. An excellent set. Mixed third and fourth edition of The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare edited by Singer, originally published in 1826. Handsomely bound.

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        The Formation of Vegetable Mould through the Action of Worms with observations on their habits

      London : John Murray, 1881 A very good copy of the 1st edition, 5th thousand (corrected) in the original green decorative cloth binding. This was Darwin's last published work, and is the product of meticulous observation of the way that earthworms behave and their contribution to soil development. The binding is bright and clean. There is a little ripple and a very small pale mark to the spine, which has pulling to the top and bottom. There is light wear to the corners and very slight wear to the cloth at the joints. The original endpapers are present. There is an ownership signature of Henry Kemp Welch to the preliminary blank leaf. With title page, contents listing, text with engravings 313pp, index pp 315-326, and 1 page listing of Darwin's works to the rear. There is light toning to page margins - particularly at the top, and the occasional page edge has been turned over at some point - noticeable at p220-238 where there are 2 very minute edge tears as a result. There is slight splitting beginning in the rear endpaper at the joint but the book is sound. A nice copy.

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        LUYS (Jules Bernard), BALL (Benjamin)

      1881 1158 - Paris, G. Masson [puis J.-B. Baillière], 1881-1888, , 8 volumes in-8, 42 (sur 43) planches, dont quelques unes en couleurs et plusieurs comprenant des photographies originales, demi-basane bleu-vert de l'époque, dos lisses et fileté, Collection quasi complète, d'une insigne rareté, de la revue l'Encéphale, publiée de 1881 à 1889. Elle contient de nombreux articles originaux, notamment de ses fondateurs Luys (1828-1897) et Ball (1833-1893). Sans l’année 1889. Lacunes au tome III (année 1883) : sans les pages 337 à 352 et la planche numéroté 3. Ce journal se caractérise, selon ses rédacteurs, par son impartialité, son esprit pratique et son scepticisme ; « nous n'entendons point par-là cette ironie banale qui s'attaque sans distinction à toutes les idées nouvelles ; nous voulons parler de cette vertu négative qui constitue l'un des traits les plus élevés de l'esprit scientifique, et qui nous apprend à ne jamais accepter un fait sans le contrôler, une idée sans la discuter, une hypothèse sans lui demander ses preuves ». L’Encéphale comprend de nombreuses planches, dont plusieurs donnent des clichés photographiques tirés en photoglyptie, certains publiés ici pour la première fois, à l’instar des célèbres photographies d’Esther et de Gabrielle, patientes sur lesquelles Luys expérimenta les effets de l’hypnose sous diverses substances, et qui sont l'objet de l'article célèbre, « Les émotions dans l'état d'hypnotisme », qui parait en librairie peu de temps après. La publication de l'Encéphale se ressent, à partir de ces années, du nouvel état d'esprit de Luys, qui vient d'être nommé médecin-chef à la Charité et qui y fonde sa propre école de recherches sur l'hystérie, inspirée de celle de Charcot à la Salpêtrière, et se lance sans discernement dans des expériences parfois douteuses sur le plan de la rigueur scientifique, expériences auxquelles assiste l'occultiste Gérard d'Encausse, dit Papus. Si l'Encéphale n'est pas encore l'"organe" de ces expériences de la Charité, elle n'en délivre pas moins pour la première fois à la société savante ces "égarements", qui s'exprimeront pleinement dans la brève "Revue d'hypnologie" que dirige Luys, après la cessation de l'Encéphale, en 1890. Contributions, outre de Ball et Luys, de Boyé, E. Régis, J. Giraud, Fusier, Boucheron, Chambard, Marandon de Montyel, Sicard, G. Pichon, etc. Défaut habituel de pagination pour l'année 1882 ; après la page 696, la numérotation reprend à 997. Quelques surcharges au crayon bleu. Dos insolés. Titre de la cinquième année (1885) non conservé. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Washington Square

      Harper & Brothers 1881 - First Edition, First Printing. Very Good. Rubbing at joints. Chipping to spine ends, fraying at corners. Previous owner name on front paste down. Stitching appears repaired near center of page block. First Edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenhändiger Brief mit Unterschrift. Datiert 14. Januar 51. 2 Seiten mit Bleistift.

      0 - An seinen Freund Hans Jantzen (Kunsthistoriker 1881-1967): " Wir beide waren sehr bestürzt und traurig, als wir durch Ihre Assistentin von dem Unglücksfall hörten. . nur daß das Gespräch, auf das ich mich besonders freute, so vertagt blieb, sondern daß Sie jetzt diese wenig schöne Sache traf. Wir hoffen von ganzen Herzen, daß die Heilung einfach verläuft, denn freilich ist die erzwungene Muße herrlich u. ein Geschenk der Sammlung. Daß es ganz so werde, wünschen wir beide für Sie von Herzen. Wir grüßen Sie und Ihre liebe Frau in herzlichen Gedenken an gemeinsame Jahre und Stunden. Ich vertraue darauf, daß uns künftig noch Zeiten gemeinsamen Gespräch geschenkt werden. Zunächst aber freue ich mich sehr auf Ihre Briefe über die Nähe. In dem, was Sie berührten, ist ein ganzer Schatz wesentlicher Fragen verborgen, die das Geschick der Kunst u. unsere Bestimmung damit angehen.

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        Pictures From the Orkney Islands

      David Douglas, Edinburgh 1881 - 4to. A portfolio containing tissue- guarded title page with vignette, map and 54 plates, many having more than one view. The roan spine of the portfolio is defective with pieces missing. The boards are damp stained though still hard and showing no penetration of the stain. The ties are all present but a bit ropey. The plates are all clean and sound. Scarce, possibly rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Chaucers Canterbury Pilgrims Painted in Fresco by William Blake & by him Engraved & Published October 8 1810

      Impression measures 93. [London: Colnaghi printing, after 5 March 1881]. Impression measures 93.9 x 30 cm., printed on laid India paper; recently cleaned and matted. Final state: it is worth noting that the only difference between the so-called fourth and fifth states is the absence of the scratched dry-point inscriptions clearly visible in a few prints, and less and less visible until completely absent by the time Sessler was printing the plate. Instead of ?states? the more accurate definitions might be very early to very late 4th state, and in that scheme then this print would be well after the early impressions with some or most of the scratched inscriptions visible, but before the Sessler printings of the 1940s. ??Chaucers Canterbury Pilgrims? was one of Blake?s major attempts at building a reputation as a painter-engraver and achieving the sort of critical and financial success that had escaped him for so many years....? However, Blake wasn?t to meet with the critical success he had hoped for and the competition created when Thomas Stothard executed a plate of the same subject, caused him to become bitter. ?Most contemporary connoisseurs probably found the print old-fashioned and ?Gothic? in the pejorative sense.... The record of prices brought by the print at auction indicates that it has attracted strong interest from collectors only in the last few years? (Essick, pp. 86-88). Blake made substantial changes in the fourth and fifth states of this famous plate and ?it is only in the last two states of the plate that we find Blake?s mature artistry as an original printmaker, bringing to his largest and most ambitious single print the same techniques distinguishing his Job and Dante engravings.? Essick, Separate Plates of William Blake, XVI, and see William Blake, Printmaker.

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        Eigenh. Visitenkarte mit U.

      O. O. u. D. - 93 x 57 mm. "Ein Autograph woll'n Sie von mir, das ist nicht viel [ ]". - Zum Kaufmann ausgebildet, kam Dreher in Augsburg zur Bühne und bildete sich bei Heinrich Jantsch in Wiesbaden weiter. Seine Schauspiellaufbahn führte ihn über Wildbad, Köln und Frankfurt/Main 1881 an das Münchner Gärtnerplatztheater, an das er nach einem Engagement am Ringtheater Wien zurückkehrte und wo er als Darsteller komischer Rollen berühmt wurde. 1891 gründete er in Schliersee ein Bauerntheater, mit dem er in den folgenden Jahren u.a. in Rußland und den USA gastierte. Seit 1892 Münchner Hofschauspieler, trat er seit 1894 in jährlichen Privatveranstaltungen auf.

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        Uncle Remus; His Songs and His Sayings; The Folk-Lore of the Old Plantation

      D. Appleton & Co, New York 1881 - 8vo. 231, [8] pp. Illustrated. Blue cloth, gilt, embossed design, upper hinge giving, else good. (33201). Illustrated by Frederick S. Church and James H. Moser. Presumptive instead of presumptious page 9. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'Art: revue hebdomadaire illustree (Tome XXX-XXXII) Annees 1881-1883 (8 volume set)

      Paris : Librairie de l'art, 1881-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. 8 volumes. Large folios. Contains: 1881, parts 1-4, 1882, parts 1, 2, 4 + 1883, part 1. Folios. Hardcover. Bound in contemporary brown 1/4 leather. Gilt spine. Minor rubbing, bindings solid. Marbled end pages. Library stamps and markings. Numerous engravings, etchings and woodcuts. Many with tissue guards. Pages are lightly tanned and in very good shape. Several plates have foxing spots. Library stamps to a few plates. Tape repair to p122/3, with gutter crack to spine in Vol. I of 1883. Various engravings by contemporary engravings, however no reimprints of or by Dore or Goya. First published in 1875, L'Art revue provided a vision of the most popular pictures of contemporary Paris salon. This is an oversized and heavy set, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

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        A MAP OF THE MASONIC LODGES AND R.A. CHAPTERS IN ENGLAND AND WALES UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE GRAND LODGE OF ENGLAND. 1881.

      London : Edward Stanford, 1880.FOLDING COLOURED MAP 1880. LACKING TEXT AND ADVERTS. MAP ONLY. Dissected and laid on linen, 32 sections, approximately 825 x 675 mm, 32½ x 26½ inches, folds down into cloth cover with printed label on upper cover. Tiny piece missing from centre of map, a pale stain and pale age - browning to map, spine of covers worn and with a small repair, top and bottom of spine chipped, the printed label has small chips with slight loss, edges of map a little frayed and stain to bottom edge, not affecting image, on the blank side of the map there is text faintly visible, it could be offset or the adverts were on the blank side of the map and are now visible through the linen. Good copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The History of the Princes, The Lords Marcher, and the Ancient Nobility of Powys Fadog,

      London: 37 Great Queen St: T Richards, 1881 Good, 6 vols, 45 pls, 1 map. In blue cloth with blind tooling, Powys Fadog coats of arms in gilt to upper covers, edges and corners bumped and worn. Spines, gilt titles and tooling, edges a little bumped worn and chipped. Internally, dark green endpapers. Vol 1, spine faded, half title, frontis, [7], (viii-xv), [1], 415 pp, 19 pls (+ frontis), numerous coloured illustrations. Vol 2, spine faded, hinge weak, 1882, frontis, [3], (iv-viii), 412 pp, 2 pls, illustrations. Vol 3, frontis, 1882, [3], (iv-vii), [1], 419 pp, 1 map (folding), illust. Vol 4, frontis, 1884, [3], (iv-viii), 439 pp, 1 pl, numerous illustrations, ink name to tp, weak joints. Vol 5, frontis, 1885, [3], (iv-viii), 471 pp, 11 pls, numerous illusts, ink name to verso of frontis. Vol 6, frontis, [3], (iv-viii), 439 pp, 11 pls, illust. Uncommon. Some light foxing. occasional marginal note. (Bibl Hist of Wales 59). Title continues: And The Ancient Lords of Arwystli, Cedewen, and Meirionydd. Lloyd [formerly Hinde], antiquary, who on the death of his aunt in 1857 succeeded to the estates at Clochfaen and Plas Madog, and in 1868 he changed his name from Hinde to Lloyd, the old name of the Clochfaen family, and assumed the Lloyd coat of arms. See ODNB for a full Bio.

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        Rehbock".

      - Kohle / Aquarell, 32 x 24 cm, Nachlaßstempel. (Ludwig Heinrich Jungnickel, Wunsiedel/Franken 1881 – 1965 Wien)

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        Reis in Oost- en Zuid-Borneo. Van Koetei naar Banjermassin, ondernomen op last der Indische regeering in 1879 en 1880. Met aanteekeningen en bijlagen van P.B.J.C. Robidé van der Aa, eene historische inleiding over Koetei en de betrekkingen van dit leenrijk tot de regeering van Nederlandsch-Indië, door S.W. Tromp.

      - 's Gravenhage, Martinus Nijhoff, 1881-1887.2 volumes. Original half cloth. With map, and 30 lithographed plates (28 chromo-lithographs) after Carl Bock by C.F. Kell. (8),LXXI,129 pp.First Dutch edition. - Carl Bock (1849 - 1932), scientist, author and self-taught artist, explored by order of the Governor-General Lansberge, the flora and fauna of East and South Borneo (Kalimantan). Bock proved to be a keen observer not only of the way of life of the peoples but also of their titular Malay overlords and various aspects of colonial life. The fine coloured ethnographical plates are showing the Dajaks, their villages, costumes, tattoos, artefacts, etc. - Classic account of the headhunters of Borneo.Tiele 146; Cat. NHSM I, p.249; Cat. KITLV p.28; Not in Bastin-Brommer; Haks & Maris, Lexicon, p.38; Thomson, The Exotic and the Beautiful, 282 (English ed.). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE POEMS AND STORIES OF FITZ-JAMES O'BRIEN Collected and Edited, with a Sketch of the Author, by William Winter

      Boston: James R. Osgood and Company,. 1881. original decorated dark brown cloth, front and rear panels ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in gold and ruled in blind, brown coated endpapers.. Minor rubbing to cloth at spine ends and corner tips, else a fine. copy. The first printing of this book is uncommon, especially in this. condition. (#149605). First edition. The author's posthumously published only book, collecting material first published in periodicals in the late 1850s and early 1860s. 994 copies of the 1530 printed were bound and the remaining sheets were junked three years after publication. O'Brien (1828-1862) was an important contributor to the type of fantasy tale exemplified by Poe and Bierce. His finest and best known story, "The Diamond Lens," is included in this collection. O'Brien's "importance rests on a handful of brilliantly original sf tales, which were influential not only on subsequent sf but also on the development of the short-story genre." - Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. [884]. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 1-33, 1-34 and 1-35; (1981) 1-132; (1987) 1-72; (1995) 1-72; and (2004) II- 825. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 140. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 2-134. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1246. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1699. Clareson, The Emergence of American Science Fiction: 1880-1915, pp. 39-42. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 304. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature IV, pp. 1657-61. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1944-47. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 33. Bleiler (1978), p. 149. Reginald 10892. BAL 15183.

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        MAP OF the stateS OF CALIFORNIA AND NEVADA carefully compiled from the latest authentic sources

      San Franciso, (CA): Published by Warren Holt, 1881. Broadside map, 92 x 76 cm., state borders with hand-coloring, all set within an ornamental border. Inset maps "Judicial Districts of California" and "U.S. Land Districts." Cover title: "Holt's Township Map of California and Nevada." Contemporary ownership signature on the front pastedown "D. McClure Jr. / Oakland, Cal." "Shows drainage, counties, U.S. land districts, townships, railroads (existing and proposed), railroad right-of-ways, military posts, etc. … includes list of judicial districts, index of land districts, and inset of 'Elevation above the sea of some of the principal mountains in California and Nevada'" (OCLC). This map was issued at least eight times during the years 1869-1883; the 1881 edition appears in four copies on OCLC (Clements, Yale, California-Berkeley, Nevada-Reno), with all editions showing up in only a handful of copies. Streeter sale 3930, 3939, and 3941 (for the 1869, 1873, and 1875 editions). Eberstadt 106: 57, 58, and 58a (for the 1873, 1875, and 1876 editions). Howell 50, 486 and 486a (for the 1873 and 1868 editions): "Provides a detailed political and topographical survey of both states." Phillips, p. 186 (for the 1869 edition). Two short separations at folds, else a nice crisp example of the map. Folded into gilt-stamped brown cloth boards (short split to spine, at rear joint). (#6352) Three listings on OCLC: Univ. of Michigan; Yale; Univ. of Nevada-Reno [map only].

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        The Rose Garden: In Two Divisions : Division I. Embracing The History Of The Rose, The Formation Of The Rosarium, And A Detailed Account Of The Various Practices Adopted In The Successful Cultivation Of This Popular Flower ; Illustrated With Numerous Engr

      Kent & Co., London 1881 - Large paper uncut copy. 8vo (25.1 x 16.2 cm) Contemporary crimson cloth, expertly recased with original spine reinforced at head, darken color along hinges, gilt labeling on spine and front board, border and inner tooling with floral design in corners on both covers, beveled boards, wear to corners and tail of spine, small tag and remnant of second on front paste down. Collation: iii-xii, [1]-318, [4-Index], [4-Cat.] pp. + 15 chromolithograph plates with tissue guards and 40 figures in text. Lacking half title. This is issue A on thick paper with addition of 15 plates of roses. The Appendix, 'The Botany of the Rose' is by Thomas Moore; 'The Entomology of the Rose' is by Arthur William Paul and 'On New Roses' is by the author, listing 40 varieties for year 1880-81. The text and plates are free of marks or foxing. A few leaves have minor repair to tears at head near gutter. William Paul (1822&1905), horticulturist, was born at Churchgate, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire He was educated at Waltham Cross before joining his father's (nursery) business. Following his father's death he and his elder brother, George, continued the business as A. Paul & Son. In 1860 this partnership was dissolved and Paul concentrated on the Waltham Cross nursery, William Paul & Son, which he had founded in 1859. Paul wrote articles for John C. Loudon and John Lindley. Paul's book, The Rose Garden (1848), was also immensely popular, reaching a tenth edition by 1903 and being reprinted as late as 1978. It is a practical treatise to which Paul's wide reading gave a literary character. Coloured illustrations initially made the book expensive; later editions were issued in two forms, with and without these plates.In July 1858 he joined the newly founded National Rose Society, and in 1866 he was one of the executive committee of twenty-one members for the great International Horticultural Exhibition. He also acted as a commissioner for the Paris Exhibition of 1867. He was elected a fellow of the Linnean Society in 1875, and received the Victoria medal of horticulture when it was first instituted in 1897. Although best known as a rosarian, Paul also devoted attention to the improvement of other types of plants, such as hollyhocks, asters, hyacinths, phloxes, camellias, zonal pelargoniums, hollies, ivies, shrubs, fruit trees, and Brussels sprouts. (ODNB) (Lindley, p.342 1st, 2nd and 10th eds.; Stock, 2165 Issue A) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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