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        Book of the Black Bass. Comprising its Complete Scientific and Life History together with a Practical Treatise on Angling and Fly Fishing and a Full Description of Tools, Tackle, and Implements

      Cincinnati: Robert Clarke & Co, 1881. First edition. With slip bearing London imprint of Crosby Lockwood and Co., 7 Stationers' Court Hall, Ludgate Hill, tipped onto foot of title page. Frontispiece, numerous illustrations. Pp. [i]-viii, [9]-463, [464, blank]; 4 pp. ads (fishing tackle; sporting books and journals), 8 pp. publisher's catalogue of Robert Clarke (in first state). 1 vols. 8vo. Original green cloth, upper board with gilt vignette of leaping bass, spine gilt with a vignette of a wading fisherman, lower board stamped in blind. Very good copy (minor wear at spine ends, front inner hinge cracked but holding). Henshall to Marston Outstanding association copy of a landmark book that "drew the attention of the world to this great fish" (Bruns). The Book of the Black Bass is usually encounted in worn, well-read condition; the London ticket at the foot of the title page is rarely seen. Thiis copy shows some wear but is sound and with interesting correspondence between the author and R.B. Marston, English angling author and editor of the Fishing Gazette, and related material. Tipped in on front pastedown is a T.L.s. from Henshall to Marston, 30 November 1920, lamenting the death of "my old friend William Senior, whom I met during the Chicago World's Fair in 1893". Henshall reports being ª85 years young and except for defective sight I am pretty nears as good as ever." Loosely inserted is a two-page T.L.s. from Henshall, 2 June 1918, a review of notes by a Mr. Jackson on Black Bass fishing in Canada, marked for publication in the Fishing Gazette by Marston and with a pencil introduction in Marston's hand And a 9-page typescript on the introduction of the Black Bass to inland waters of Natal, South Africa, ca. December 1933, marked for publication (by R.L. Marston, son of the journal's founding editor and his successor).

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        Album of theatrical photographs, prints, original art and clippings relating to the career of French stage actor Clément-Just

      [Paris], 1881. 14 albumen and 3 salted paper prints (10-1/2 x 8 in.) mounted on album leaves, most of Clément-Just in costume, 5 cartes-de-visite and 3 cabinet cards of Clément-Just, all signed ("C. Just") and many captioned on the mount with title of play and date, with 3 original watercolor sketches and numerous prints. Oblong folio. Album leaves worn, some separated at the gutter, photographs generally fine and unfaded, some imperfections in the developing processes or deteriorations to a few prints, album worn, covers detached. With binder's ticket of Deschamps, Paris on front pastedown. Personal Scrapbook of French Stage Actor Clément-Just The personal photo album and scrapbook of the celebrated 19th-century French stage actor Clément-Just, with striking vintage albumen and salted paper print photographs of the actor in costume, all signed by Clément-Just and many captioned with the name of the play and the theater where it was performed. Clément-Just specialized in historical costume dramas, plays with titles such as Mazarin, Henri II, La Prise de Pékin, La Chouanne, Jeanne D'Arc and Monte Cristo, and the photographs are noteworthy for their elaborate display of costume. Clément-Just is nearly unrecognizable from photograph to photograph as he undergoes extreme changes in costume, make-up and hair style. Laid-in to the album is a collection of contemporary French theater newspaper clippings concerning Clemént-Just's career, including an 1875 issue of Paris-Theatre which is adorned on its front page with a cliché print of the actor.

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        The Illinois Cook Book; Compiled by Mrs. W. W. Brown, From Recipes Contributed by the Ladies of Paris, and Published for the Benefit of Grace (Episcopal) Church

      Claremont Manufacturing Company, Claremont, N. H. 1881 - First edition. In publisher's cloth. Gilt title on front panel. 164 p. Scarce American cook book. Included into the selection of the Library of Congress "Women's History and Food History: New Ways of Seeing American Life". [Bitting, p. 64; Brown 551; Cook, p. 51.]. Some pages loose, overall a good copy. In publisher's cloth. Gilt title on front panel [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Compleat Angler

      London: Strahan & Co, 1881. Edition de Luxe, 250 copies printed, 150 for America, 100 for England. No. 159 of the latter issue (Strahan Edition). Title page printed in black and red, with engraved initials for the two words of the title. With 26 steel engravings (including two portraits), 74 engravings on wood, all on India paper; the full page steel engravings are mounted; and the wood engravings are laid down in the text. xv, 445 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original three quarter vellum and brown boards, spine titled and ruled in gilt, t.e.g. Joints professionally repaired. Some spotting and toning of outer edges. Fine.

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        The Compleatest Angling book that euer was writ, being done out of ye Hebrewe and other Tongues, by a person of Honor

      [Colophon:] "Newe Castle upon Tine": by Andro Reid for ye author", 1881. Second Edition, one of 100 copies printed. Illustrated with numerous woodcuts, etchings, hand-colored ornaments, etc., by the author. 1 vols. 4to. Publisher's black blind-stamped calf, spine titles in gilt, boards with gilt rule border, t.e.g. by A. Reid, Newcastle. Joints tender, front joint starting, corners with slight traces of wear, original recipient's name skillfully effaced. In calf-backed clamshell box. Presentation Copy The much enlarged edition of one of the most curious and beautiful books in all of angling literature, printed for "those who have, in vain, searched for the Edition of 1859", of which only 40 copies were printed. "With one or two exceptions the volume contains all the old plates and nearly as many new ones, all displaying the humorous feeling and the artistic skill which give Mr. Crawhall's works 'a place apart' among angling books." (Westwood & Satchell). INSCRIBED with a flourish on the title-page "from his friend the Author". Rare and beautiful.

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        Cobwebs and Cables

      London: Religious Tract Society, n.d. (not after 1881). FIRST EDITION. IN VERY GOOD CONDITION. 8vo. viii, 365 pp. With woodcut illustrations in the text. Original publisher's cloth, gilt extra.1881). Original publisher's cloth, elaborately decorated with spider webs on front cover and spine (slightly leaning)RARE FIRST EDITION. THIS IS THE ONLY COPY ON THE MARKET. PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR. Hesba Stretton (1832-1911) was the nom de plume of Sarah Smith, a very popular (and very prolific) English author of religious books for children. The name Hesba came from the initials of her siblings. She was the daughter of a bookseller (sic!). A tangled web of misery and trouble, this captivating story describes a man's decision to sin out of desperation to serve the one he loves. "It soon becomes clear that one lie from a "truthful" man is more hurtful than all the lies of a liar. Those who yield to its power engage in an intricate path of falsehood-an entangling maze-that ever deepens as one lie builds upon another. As you wrestle with the characters in this engaging drama, rest assured that your confidence will grow, not in man, but in our loving, forgiving God." (SOURCE: Reprint edition, preface). INSCRIBED: "For our cousin Annie Hope, with Lizzie and Hesba Stretton's love. Christmas, 1881." The delightful Victorian "spider-web" bookbinding is a joy to behold; we anticipate that we will forever regret selling this particular rare book.

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        Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings.

      - New York: Appleton, 1881. 8vo, [1]-231, (1), 8 (ads) pp. with black and white illustrations by Frederick Church and James Moser. Original blue cloth, stamped in black and gilt, butterfly patterned endpapers. Worn copy with hinges repaired and signs of damp, gilt on upper cover still bright and attractive. First edition, first state per BAL with ÒpresumptiveÓ on page 9. (BAL ascribes no order of precedence to the several colours of cloth used in binding the first edition.) A classic of American childrenÕs literature. ÒHarris was not the first to record the stories of Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox, and Brer Bear, which he heard in the cabins of slaves on Georgia plantations, but his retellings made them a favorite with American childrenÓ Grolier ChildrenÕs 100 #45. BAL 7100, Grolier American 100 #83. Peter Parley to Penrod p.56. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Compleatest Angling book that ever was writ, being done out of ye Hebrewe and other Tongues, by a person of Honor

      [Colophon:] "Newe Castle upon Tine": by Andro Reid for ye author", 1881. Second edition, one of 100 copies printed. Illustrated with numerous woodcuts, etchings, hand-colored ornaments, etc., by the author. 1 vols. 4to. Publisher's black blind-stamped calf, spine titles in gilt, boards with gilt rule border, t.e.g. by A. Reid, Newcastle. Corners bumped and rubbed, some scuffing to covers, front hinge just cracked. Bookplate of John Joicey. The much enlarged edition of one of the most curious and beautiful books in all of angling literature, printed for "those who have, in vain, searched for the edition of 1859", of which only 40 copies were printed. "With one or two exceptions the volume contains all the old plates and nearly as many new ones, all displaying the humorous feeling and the artistic skill which give Mr. Crawhall's works 'a place apart' among angling books." (Westwood & Satchell)A very desirable copy, with 3 notable pieces of Crawhalliana laid in: (1) an ALS from Crawhall dated May 14, 1881 to the original subscriber, J.W. Pease, thanking him for his subscription and promising to "send you a formal & I hope more artistic acknowledgment, now in printer's hands"; (2) a printed bill to Pease for 1 copy of "The Compleatest Angling Booke", accomplished in Crawhall's hand, signed and dated ("June 11-12 '81") by him; and (3) large woodcut showing Crawhall peeking from behind the printer's device of William Caxton - this is a proof of the illustration on p. lxxvi, and no doubt the "more artistic acknowledgment" which Crawhall promised to send to Pease. It is docketed in Crawhall's hand at the lower edge, "J.W. Pease, Esq. J.C's compls"

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        CATALOGUE DE L'EXPOSITION DE GRAVURES ANCIENNES ET MODERNES

      Paris: Cercle de la Librarie, 1881. half calf with marbled paper-covered boards, five raised bands on spine with title and ornament in gilt, marbled endpapers. Printing. 4to. half calf with marbled paper-covered boards, five raised bands on spine with title and ornament in gilt, marbled endpapers. (v), 32 pages with an additional 240 plates of illustrations. Exhibition catalog limited to 100 numbered copies. (see ATF Catalogue p.2300; Wing Collection p.902). Issued by this French Society of Publishers, Booksellers and Printers to accompany an exhibition of the best of contemporary French printing work. Printed on different kinds of paper using all known contemporaneous printing and illustration techniques, including many examples of color work. With Randeria bookplate. Edges are chipped and worn, leather on cover is considerably scuffed.

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        John Soule, who actually said ?Go west, young man,? ? not Horace Greeley ? writes to his son telling him to go west <i>"...do you feel that you had better continue there for an indefinite time? ? If not, shake Vegas dust off your feet, and try some other place. - By the way, be wary of strangers?" </i>He took his father?s advice and went to New Mexico

      Autograph Letter Signed ?Your aft father / J.B.L. Soule," 4p, 5? x 8?, front & verso, two conjoined sheets. Highland Park (Illinois), July 12, 1881. His sister May has pencilled an ALS on the second page and beneath John?s signature on the fourth page. With original 5.5" x 3.25? envelope addressed by Soule to his son, ?Mr. W.L. Soule / Las Vegas / New Mexico,? postmarked Highland Park, ILL, July 12.In part, ?Sorry to hear that you do not feel well ?" though that, as you say, may be from fatigue & temporary. But your weight ?" that?s awful ?" but that may be for want of palatable food and hot weather ... Do you even think or feel that you had better come back, or do you feel that you had better continue there for an indefinite time? ... If not, shake Vegas dust off your feet, and try some other place. - By the way, be wary of strangers, however pleasant & friendly. Don?t be enticed by one to go to any strange place or to go out at night ... Don?t expose yourself to great heat. You couldn?t bear a sunstroke..."Horace Greeley, founder of the "New York Tribune," has long been quoted for his line ?Go West, young man,? in a July 13, 1865, editorial. In their 1981 book, "The People's Almanac," David Wallechinsky and his father, Irving Wallace, claimed that John B. L. Soule (1815-1891) penned the line 14 years earlier in the title of his editorial in the Terra Haute, Indiana, "Express.? John Babson Lane Soule was later Professor of Ancient Languages in Blackburn University, Illinois, for eleven years, then pastor of the Presbyterian Church in Highland Park, a suburb of Chicago. After seven years in this position, he resigned, and retired from active public duties.There have been newspaper reports as early as 1890 attributing the advice to Soule. The August 17, 1890, edition of the ?Los Angeles Times? reports that ?an old timer at the Chicago club? said the ?advice to young men, ?Go west,? so generally attributed to Horace Greeley was not original with him ... It all came about this way: John L.B. Soule was the editor of The Terre Haute Express back in the 50?s and one day in ?51, if I remember right, he and Dick Thompson, afterward secretary of war [actually Hayes Navy Secretary] were covering in the former?s sanctum. Thompson had just finished advising Soule to go west and grow up with the country and was praising his talents as a writer. ?Why, John,? he said, ?You could write an article that would be attributed to Horace Greeley if you tried.? ?No, I couldn?t,? responded Mr. Soule modestly. ?I?ll bet I couldn?t. ?I?ll bet a barrel of flour you can if you?ll promise to try your best, the flour to go to some deserving poor person.? ?All right. I?ll try,? respond Soule.""He did try, writing a column editorial on the subject of discussion ?" the opportunities offered to young men by the west. He started in by saying Horace Greeley could never have given a young man better advice than that contained in the words, ?Go west, young man.? Of course the advice wasn?t quoted from Greeley, merely compared to what he might have said, but in a few weeks the exchange began coming into The Express office with the epigram reprinted and accredited to Greeley almost universally ... The New York Tribune came out editorially, reprinted The Express article, and said in a foot note: 'The expression of this sentiment has been attributed to the editor of The Tribune erroneously. But so heartily does he concur in the advice it gives that he indorses most heartily the epigrammatic advice of The Terre Haute Express, and joins in saying ?Go west, young man, go west.??The ?Boston Daily Globe,? November 3, 1907, begins an article, ?When John L. Soule of Terre Haute wrote the famous words popularly attributed to Horace Greeley, ?Go west, young man, and grow up with the country,? it was obvious that he considered the West a land of opportunity: a new and all but unknown region well suited to youth and industry...?Photocopies of the two articles are present.

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        Numa Roumestan. M?urs Parisiennes

      Paris: G. Charpentier, 1881. First edition. 8vo. Contemporary crimson half morocco and marbled boards, original wrappers bound in. Daudet to Claretie A fine association copy, inscribed to Daudet's friend, the author and critic, Jules Claretie, and with a letter of presentation tipped to the flyleaf: The inscription on the half-title reads simply: "A Jules Claretie "son ami "Alphonse Daudet "15 8bre - 81" The presentation letter reads [in translation]: "Mon camarade, "Thank you for your cordial, loyal reception of Roumetan. "It is a sign of power to be able to talk of one's rivals with such eloquence, such sympathy. "Few have shown as much of it as you have. "How are you? Are you still in Viroflay? "Give my respects to your wife -- "And to you - again and again, thank you. "Alphonse Daudet" Two years later, Claretie dedicated his novel, HIS EXCELLENCY THE MINISTER, to his friend Daudet, thus: "I am delighted, my old fellow-traveller, to write your great "and honored name on the first page of my book as a witness to the "sincere affection and true comradeship of "Your devoted, "JULES CLARETIE" [translation by Henri Robert].

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        Leaves of Grass

      Boston: James R. Osgood, 1881. Seventh edition, first printing, first (American) issue, second state of title-page. Engraved portrait of Whitman by Samuel Hollyer. 382 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Publisher's mustard yellow cloth, pale blue mottled endpapers (Myerson binding A). Small stain to spine, very slight wear to spine ends. Bookplate. Superb copy of the seventh edition of Leaves of Grass.

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        The First of May, a Fairy Masque

      London: H. Sotheran & Co, 1881. Number 31 of 200 copies on India paper, signed by Crane. [1], 56 ll. illustrated by Crane on rectos only, on India paper, mounted to thick paper. Large folio (24 x 17-1/4 in.). Full citron morocco, covers with borders ruled in gilt, surrounding central panel dotted with small floral gilt tools and larger circular tool of fairy holding "The First of May" banner, endpapers imitating Renaissance brocade, a.e.g., by Zaehnsdorf. Light spotting to covers, rubbing to binding at spine, foxing, mostly to mounts. Proof copy on India paper of Walter Crane's The First of May, with each sheet mounted to thick paper and the whole beautifully bound by Zaehnsdorf.

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        Large archive of original art, sketches, studies and notebooks by Max Weber and Helaine Blum

      Very good, in general. Large archive of original art, sketches, studies and notebooks by Max Weber and Helaine Blum. The collection documents the working student-teacher relationship between the two artists - with many of the notebooks having been used in Weber's lessons to Blum. The works by Weber, both sketches and finished, show his move from the abstraction prevalent in his early work to his later representational style. Blum's work included here encompasses her lesson notebooks as well as sketches and studies used in preparation for her sculptural work. In addition, the collection includes 2 notebooks ascribed by Helaine Blum to George Grosz, and a large oil portrait by Blum's daughter Maryann, as well as two books on art given by Weber to Blum; one with an intimate inscription, the other with his notes and extra-illustrated with original sketches. Max Weber (1881-1961) immigrated to the United States with his family at the age of 10. He travelled extensively before returning to New York to become integral to the Cubist movement in America. Helaine Blum (c. 1910-2010), was born in Cleveland, Ohio, to a wealthy family. She travelled extensively throughout Europe before finally settling in New York to focus on painting and sculpture, under the tutelage of Max Weber and William Zorach. Her relationship with Weber became particularly close - the two corresponded for decades on matters personal and professional, including their thoughts on art, creativity, travel, and social and religious issues (primarily Judaism). Blum enjoyed tremendous success as a sculptor, producing bronze busts of the great luminaries of her day, including Albert Einstein, Linus Pauling, Max Weber, and David Ben-Gurion. A brief inventory of the collection follows.  Max Weber: 16 sketchbooks with studies, sketches and teaching notes; approximately 131 loose works, including still lifes, nudes and figure studies, and abstracts, executed in a variety of media (graphite, charcoal, watercolor); 13 portraits done in a variety of media, including one portrait of Helaine Blum; 5 framed pieces, including abstracts and still lifes. Helaine Blum: 5 sketchbooks, some of which were used during lessons with Max Weber; approximately 91 loose works, including street scenes, still lifes, figure studies, landscapes and sketches used in preparation for her bust of David Ben Gurion, executed in a variety of media (oil on board, graphite, charcoal, watercolor); 3 framed pieces. George Grosz: 2 sketchbooks, one with approximately 51 sketches, the other with 38 pages of drawings and sketches Maryann Blum: large oil portrait of George C. Marshall Weber, Max. Essays on Art. [New York] : [Printed by William Edwin Rudge], 1916. First Edition. Original illustrated wraps; pp. 77. Inscribed by the artist, "To Helaine with love eternal from Max." Yapp edges lightly wrinkled and chipped, otherwise fine. Einstein, Carl. Negerplastik. Munchen: Kurt Wolff Verlag, 1920. First Edition. Illustrated paper over boards, cloth backstrip, lettered in black; pp. xxvii (text), [3], 108 b/w plates. Boards a bit scuffed and scratched. With Max Weber's ownership signature on the FFEP and his handwritten notes and sketches in the margins. Also includes a laid-in sketch by Weber with his notes. A fascinating look at a sculptor's engagement with his medium, its variety and history, Weber comments on 35 of the sculptures shown here -- "how elemental!!!" he says of one, "more real and living expression than the style of Brancusi or even Modigliani" he remarks of another. He also sometimes echoes the images with a sketch of his own, or subjects them to careful scrutiny, as indicated by measurements or lines breaking the piece up into smaller parts. Most of his notes are in the wide margins, with a few penciled direct on the image.

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        Album of theatrical photographs, prints, original art and clippings relating to the career of French stage actor Clément-Just

      [Paris], 1881. 14 albumen and 3 salted paper prints (10-1/2 x 8 in.) mounted on album leaves, most of Clément-Just in costume, 5 cartes-de-visite and 3 cabinet cards of Clément-Just, all signed ("C. Just") and many captioned on the mount with title of play and date, with 3 original watercolor sketches and numerous prints. Oblong folio. Album leaves worn, some separated at the gutter, photographs generally fine and unfaded, some imperfections in the developing processes or deteriorations to a few prints, album worn, covers detached. With binder's ticket of Deschamps, Paris on front pastedown. 14 albumen and 3 salted paper prints (10-1/2 x 8 in.) mounted on album leaves, most of Clément-Just in costume, 5 cartes-de-visite and 3 cabinet cards of Clément-Just, all signed ("C. Just") and many captioned on the mount with title of play and date, with 3 original watercolor sketches and numerous prints. Oblong folio. Personal Scrapbook of French Stage Actor Clément-Just. The personal photo album and scrapbook of the celebrated 19th-century French stage actor Clément-Just, with striking vintage albumen and salted paper print photographs of the actor in costume, all signed by Clément-Just and many captioned with the name of the play and the theater where it was performed. Clément-Just specialized in historical costume dramas, plays with titles such as Mazarin, Henri II, La Prise de Pékin, La Chouanne, Jeanne D'Arc and Monte Cristo, and the photographs are noteworthy for their elaborate display of costume. Clément-Just is nearly unrecognizable from photograph to photograph as he undergoes extreme changes in costume, make-up and hair style. Laid-in to the album is a collection of contemporary French theater newspaper clippings concerning Clemént-Just's career, including an 1875 issue of Paris-Theatre which is adorned on its front page with a cliché print of the actor.

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        Antiquities of the Border Counties from Original Drawings. To which is Added a Reprint of Gray's Chorographia

      Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne T Gray & Co. & J Garland 1881. G : in Good condition. Wear to cover and spine. Some scattered foxing. Illustrations bright. Small book plate on paste-down. Aeg First Edition Leather cover with gilt decorative borders and dentelles 430mm x 340mm (17" x 13"). 104pp; 36pp. 20 plates on India paper after T. M. Richardson.

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        Map of British Columbia Compiled from the Map of the Province Recently Prepared Under the Direction of the Hon. J.W. Trutch Lieut. Govr. of the Province With Additions from the Maps of the Post Office Department.

      Rolph, Smith & Co., Toronto 1881 - Toronto: Lithographed by Rolph, Smith & Co., ca. 1881. Lithographed map ca. 41x61,5 cm (16 ½ x 24 ½ in). With lithographed topographical illustrations on verso. Original centrefold, otherwise a very good map. Historically important map of British Columbia after the province entered Confederation which show the proposed Canadian Pacific Railway. "Following the establishment of the Canadian Confederation in 1867 [Trutch] worked to negotiate British Columbia's entry, which occurred in 1871 after [He] secured a promise for the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR). Trutch was the first Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia following Confederation, a position he retained from 1871¿1876. Following his tenure as lieutenant governor, Trutch was appointed a "Dominion agent for British Columbia", and helped to oversee the construction of the CPR in the province." (Wikipedia).

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        MEDICINA HOMEOPATICA DOMESTICA, 1881

      Dr. Willmar Schwabe, Ed. - Leipsik. 1881. Holandesa con puntas. XV+398P+Lista de precios, 30p. 18x12. Ref 16 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Salzburg, 23. IV. 1881.. 2 SS. 8vo.. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Verleger: "Der durchschlagende Erfolg meiner Welfenbraut [ ] veranlasst mich dem ersten Kunstblatte der musikalischen Welt den Originalbericht aus der Feder des ersten maßgebenden Kritikers der Correspondenten für u. a. Deutschland Dr. Carl Hamann mit der Bitte einzusenden eine Notiz in Ihrem geschätzten Blatte gütigst umgehend aufnehmen zu wollen [ ]". - Sayn-Wittgenstein machte als österreichischer Offizier die Feldzüge 1859 in Italien und 1864 in Schleswig-Holstein mit, bildete (unter Julius Rietz in Leipzig) sein musikalisches Talent aus und verließ 1865 den Militärdienst. Von seinen unter dem Namen F. E. Wittgenstein bekannt gewordenen Kompositionen sind außer zahlreichen Liedern (seit 1865) das Chorwerk "Szenen aus der Fritjofsage" (Darmstadt 1874) sowie die Opern "Die Welfenbraut" (Graz 1879) und "Antonius und Kleopatra" (Graz, 1883) hervorzuheben.

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        Eigenh. Musikmanuskript mit U.

      Wien, 16. X. 1881. - 1½ SS. 4to. 18 Notenzeilen, betitelt "Csikos-Lied von Adolf Müller sen. - Trübe Gedanken". - Müller wirkte als Sänger und Schauspieler in Prag, Lemberg, Brünn und seit 1823 am Theater in der Josefstadt in Wien. Mit der erfolgreichen Aufführung seiner ersten Operette am Josefstädter Theater begann 1825 seine Laufbahn als Bühnenkomponist. 1826 zunächst als Sänger, im folgenden Jahr als Kapellmeister am Kärntnertortheater engagiert, wurde er 1828 von Karl Carl als Kapellmeister und Komponist an das Theater an der Wien verpflichtet. 1838 wechselte er an das Theater in der Leopoldstadt und war seit 1847 wieder am Theater an der Wien tätig.

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        Eigenh. musikalisches Albumblatt mit U.

      O. O. u. D.. ½ S. 8vo.. Sechs Takte aus seinem lyrischen Drama "Messidor" mit unterlegtem Text. - Alfred Bruneau war Mitglied des von Jules Pasdeloup gegründeten Orchesters und seit 1881 der Societe des compositeurs. 1887 wurde seine erste Oper, "Kerim", am Theatre-Lyrique uraufgeführt. Eine Reihe weiterer Opern entstand nach Büchern von Emile Zola, mit dem er seit 1888 befreundet war. - Alt auf Trägerkarton montiert; leicht fleckig.

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        Mon Oncle Benjamin - Tome Premier / Tome Second in einem Band - Ganzleder-Prachtausgabe, wahrscheinliche Auflage dieser Version: 50 - Exlibris + Signet von C. Motteroz + eine sehr interessante Widmung

      Librairie L. Conquet, Paris 1881. Nouvelle Edition. Illustree d'un portrait-frontispice et de 42 dessins de SAHIB graves sur bois par PRUNAIRE. Avec une preface par MONSELET. Tome Premier: 218 S. Tome Second: 234 S. Französisch. Ganzleder-Prachtausgabe. Rücken mit goldgepr. Rückentitel, Rückendekoration, 5 echte Bünde, goldgepr. Deckel-Dekoration, Deckel-Innenkante mit sehr schöner floraler goldgepr. Bordüre, Goldschnitt, Rückenhöhe 19,5 cm. Auflage: en grand papier (format in-8°) 50 exemplaires sur Japon blanc; 25 sur Chine fort; 25 sur Whatmann; 50 sur velin blanc; 50 sur velin teinte; en petit papier (format grand in-16): 500 exempl. sur papier velin teinte. Hier: format in 8°, Rückenhöhe: 19,5 cm, 50 Expl. (Papier velin teinte - No. 151-200), aber nicht numeriert. Einband und Rücken sehr leicht bestoßen, etwas berieben, sauber, Schnitt minimal berieben, sauber, Seiten leicht lichtrandig, sauber, handschr. Besitzervermerk auf Titelblatt, neuzeitlicher kleiner Besitzerstempel auf Frontispiz-Rückseite, graphisches Signet von C. Motteroz auf vorletzter Buchseite, handschr. Widmung an Field (?) von Motteroz (?) oder vom Verleger oder Drucker (auf französisch): Würdigung eines "Versuchsexemplars", des ersten mit der neuen Motteroz-Typographie gedruckten Buchbandes, Sehr schönes graphisches farb. Ex Libris auf Vorderdeckel-Innenseite, ausgesprochen guter Zustand. (Claude Tillier, 1801 Clamecy - 1844 Nevers, französischer Journalist und Schriftsteller. Hauptwerk: Mon Oncle Benjamin, ein scharfzüngiger Schelmenroman. Ab März 1842 erschien Mein Onkel Benjamin, ein humoristisch-satirisches Genrebild, zunächst in Forstsetzungen in der Association (L'Association - un journal democratique de Nevers). Claude Tillier, est un pamphletaire et romancier francais, principalement connu comme auteur du roman Mon Oncle Benjamin. / Jean-Claude Motteroz, 1830-1909, Lehrer des Typographen Francis Thibaudeau (1860-1925). ca. 1200 gr. Kein Schutzumschlag Leder 8°. Gut

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        An Elementary Treatise on Electricity

      Oxford: Oxford University Press. 1881. First Edition. Hardcover. xvi, 208pp + six plates + 36, [8]pp of publisher's advertisement. Original brown cloth stamped in blind on the sides and lettered and decorated in gold on the spine. Edited by William Garnett. Thomas K. Simpson's copy with his name on the verso of the front free endpaper. Professor Simpson is a renowned Maxwell scholar. There are several annotations in pencil in his hand. Occasional foxing to some of the leaves, spine was rebacked preserving the original cloth, light overall wear. A very good copy. ; Octavo .

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        Wright's Australian and American Commercial Directory

      1881. WRIGHT, George. Wright's Australian and American Commercial Directory and Gazetteer. 38, x, 7-514, viii, 382, [2], 414, [2], 160, 138, [2], 3-42, 12, 3-48, [2], 228 pp. Illustrated with 7 large hand-coloured folding maps, wood engraved adds throughout, two ads with coloured paint samples. Thick 8vo., 230 x 140 mm, bound in publisher's brown cloth stamped in black and gilt on front cover and spine. New York: George Wright, 1881. |~||~||~||~||~| First Edition. A thick, massive trove of information on commercial and industrial activity in Australia, New Zealand, India and the United States at the end of the nineteenth century. The work was published to help facilitate business between the rapidly growing industry of United States with the English colonies of the Pacific and India. The work is divided into sections covering Victoria, New South Wales, New Zealand, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, West Australia, India and America. Queensland is printed on yellow paper and India on blue. All volumes of this Directory are rare with Worldcat listing volumes for 1881, 1882 and 1887, of which there is only one listing for the U.S., a copy of the 1887 edition. Repair to one map, stain on spine, but otherwise in outstanding, fresh condition.

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        Catalogue de tableaux modernes provenant en partie de la collection de M. S*** dont la vente aura lieu Hotel Drouot, salle 8, le lundi 28 Fevrier 1881.

      Paris, Typ. Pillet et Dumoulin, o. J. (wohl 1881).. 24 S., mit 14 Original-Radierungen. 4° (Format ca. 28,2x19 cm, Halb-Maroquieinband der Zeit auf einigen falschen Bünden, goldgeprägter Rückentitelei und Kopfgoldschnitt.. Mit originalradierten, verkleinerten Wiedergaben (in der Imp. A. Salmon, die Stecher waren u.a. Mangin, Courtry, Milius, Coussint, Gaujean und Greux) von Gemälden von: Bonnat, Corot, (4x, ), Daubigny (2x), Delacroix, Diaz (2x), Dupre, Meissonier und Troyon (2x). In einem wunderschön ausgestatteten Halbmaroquineinband der Zeit, Meistereinband, signiert von Lanscelin, ev. auch mit einer handschriftlichen Widmung desselben auf dem fliegenden Vorsatzblatt! Verzeichnet insg. 26 Nummern (weitere nicht abgebildete Bilder von Corot, Courbet, Delacroix, Diaz, Hebert, Philippe Rousseu und Ziem). - Über diese Auktion schreibt Paul Eudel (1837-1911) in seinen Erinnerungen über spektakuläre Auktionen im Hotel Drouot, daß es ein Highlight zu Beginn des Jahres 1881 war, diese herausragende Gemäldesammlung zu betrachten! - Die Kanten schwach angerieben, sonst sehr gut erhalten! - Precieux exemplaire de ce beau catalogue de vente orne de superbes 14 eaux fortes d'apres Bonnat, Corot (4x), Daubigny (2x), Delacroix, Diaz (2x), Dupre, Meissonier, Troyon (2x). Tres belles impressions des gravures. Demi-maroquin rouge de l'epoque a coins, dos a 5 nerfs orne, tete doree (reliure signee Lanscelin). Fine reliure de bonne facture, quelques infimes frottements d'usage. Interieur en tres bon etat de fraicheur. Ex-dono au crayon sur la garde (Lanscelin?).

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        Eigenh. musikalisches Albumblatt mit U.

      Wien, 27. VIII. 1881.. 1 S. Qu.-8vo. Alt auf Trägerpapier montiert.. Zwei Zeilen mit unterlegtem Text aus der Szene des Derwisch aus seiner Oper "Wanda" (III. Akt, 1. Szene). - Franz Doppler war Erster Flötist am deutschen Theater in Pest und gehörte 1853 zusammen mit seinem Bruder Karl und dem Kollegen Erkel zu den Gründern des ersten ungarischen Symphonieorchesters. Hernach mit seinem Bruder auf Konzertreisen gehend, begegneten sie u. a. Franz Liszt und traten 1856 zusammen mit Karl Hubay, dem Vater des berühmten Geigers Jeno Hubay, in London auf. 1858 wurde Doppler Erster Flötist und Dirigent an der Wiener Hofoper, später auch Chefdirigent, blieb jedoch stets der Flöte treu.

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        Eigenh. Musikzitat mit U. ("W. F. G. Nicolai").

      O. O., 29. VIII. 1881.. 1 S. Gr.-4to.. Hübsches, großformatiges Albumblatt: sechs Takte für Tenor und Klavierbegleitung ("No. 2 aus Opus 1", "Ich muss hinaus, ich muss zu Dir" nach Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben). Nicolai wirkte ab 1865 als Direktor der königlichen Musikschule in Den Haag und Lehrer am dortigen Konservatorium. Mit seiner Zeitschrift "Caecilia" förderte nach Kräften Wagner und Liszt. "Hoffmann lernte Nicolai am 26. August 1855 in Den Haag kennen, als dieser bei J. W. Holtrop u. a. Lieder von ihm spielte; er vertonte Gedichte Hoffmanns, u. a. 'Glücklich wer auf Gott vertraut', 'Ich muß hinaus, ich muß zu dir' und 'Loverkens'" (E. Poettgens, Hoffmann von Fallersleben und die Lande niederländischer Zunge, S. 579f.). - Oben und unten auf ein knapp quadratisches Maß beschnitten; Spuren mittiger Querfaltung.

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        The Illustrated Book of The Dog

      London: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co. [1881]. Hardcover. Bevel edged blue cloth boards with gilt titles and decoration to spine and upper board, corners and spine ends bumped/rubbed with cloth rubbed through on lower corners, a.e.g, inner hinges strengthened with binders tape, a few creases to free endpapers, illustrated with 28 tissue guarded chromolithographed plates and numerous wood engraved illustrations, internally clean and bright. , 4to 11" - 13" tall, viii + 664 [4] pp .

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        Birket Foster's pictures of English landscape / engraved by the Brothers Dalziel ; with pictures in words by Tom Taylor. - India proofs [edition]

      London : George Routledge and Sons [1881] - Limited edition - this number 996 of 1000 copies. Physical description; [4] p., [4], xxx, [3] leaves, [30] leaves of plates : 30 ill. ; 40 cm. Notes; Preface dated 1881. Subjects; Works by Friends. England. Rural life. With a half-title, two final advertisement leaves and a final leaf bearing device of Camden Press. Very good copy in the original, full gilt-blocked and tooled vellum over bevelled boards. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and dust-toned as with age. Remains quite well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 3 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'Oiseau. Edition illustrée de 210 vignettes sur bois dessinées par H. Giacomelli

      Paris: Librairie Hachette et Cie, 1881. Livre. Illus. by Hector Giacomelli. Bon. Reliure signée. Grand In-8. Paris, Librairie Hachette et Cie, 1881. 28,5 x 20 cm (R), grand in-8, (8) 424 pp., nombreuses compositions gravées sur bois in et hors texte d'après Hector Giacomelli, reliure de plein vélin ivoire, ornée, sur chaque plat, de deux larges compositions art-déco peintes à la gouache, dos également peint, avec titre et auteur dorés, premières contre-gardes peintes, couverture supérieure conservée (premier plat signé Héouza San [?]). Deuxième tirage des compositions de Giacomelli (le premier datant de 1867). L'un des 20 exemplaires sur JAPON (n° 14), seul grand papier. Reliure peinte avec talent vers 1925 par un artiste que nous ne sommes pas parvenus à identifier. Avec ses compositions géométriques figurant un oiseau de jour au premier plat et un oiseau de nuit au dernier plat, le style est typiquement art déco. Petits accrocs aux compositions, quelques rousseurs en fin de volume. (VICAIRE, V, 833 ; BRIVOIS, 278 : "l'un des plus beaux livres à gravures sur bois édités par la Maison Hachette")..

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        Camées artistiques, 1881, deuxième année complète, du numéro 53 à 104

      Originale.Reliure Edition percaline half black, smooth back cover pages of handmade paper, contemporary binding, beautiful artistic exemplaire.Camées is a weekly newspaper published on Saturday, each issue 4 pages folio with portrait Woodburytype fox (12 x 8.5 cm) stuck in a frame at the center of the first page with portraits and biographies of celebrities contemporaines.Numéros devoted to Paul Baudry (Photo Mulnier), Marie Van Zandt (Benque), Alphonse de Neuville ( Mulnier), Blanche Barretta (Nadar), quotation mark (Dagron) Leonid Leblanc (Benque) Henner (Dagron), Christine Nilsson (Benque) Mihaly Munkacsy (Dagron), Marie Lamare (Dagron), Jean-Baptiste Auguste Clesinger (Ladrey ), Louise Massin (Benque), Charles Nicot (Carjat), Blanche Pierson (Nadar), Charles Garnier (Mieczkowski), Marie Lawrence (Nadar), Slash (Carjat), Elisa Piron (Benque), Adolphe Duchesne (Dagron), Elisabeth January (Benque), Frédéric Febvre (Nadar), Edith Ploux (Mulnier), Louis Morlet (Benque), Naomi Vernon (Benque), Dumaine (Pierre Petit) Aedile Riquer (Walery) Jospeh -François Dailly (Benque), Conchita Jélabert (Liebert), Auguste Dubulle (Dagron), Marguerite Ugalde (Franck Chalot) Berthelier (Liebert), Theresa (Liebert), Adolphe Dupuis (Franck Chalot) Desclauzas (Franck Chalot) Capoul (Liebert), Esther Chevalier (Franck chalot) Lucien Fugere (Frank Chalot), Gabrielle Tholer (Franck Chalot) Lhéritier (Franck Chalot), Alice Queen (Benque), Victor Maurel (Liebert), Louise Thuillier (Franck Chalot), Alexandre Taskin (Franck Chalot) Raphaële Sisos (Franck Chalot) Laray Carjat), Ms. Pasca (Benque) Milher (Franck Chalot), Clementine Jouassain (walery), Emile Bertin (Franck Chalot), Marie Bergé (Franck Chalot), Ernest Guiraud (Franck Chalot), Marie montbazon (Franck Chalot) Camées artistiques Paris s.d. (1881) 28,5x38cm relié

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        Le bachelier

      Edition on current paper, mention of second edition.Binding to bradel half percaline khaki corners, flat spine, initials and dates golden tail, flat marbled paper covers preserved, contemporary binding signed by Paul Vié.Precious autograph dedication from the author to the influential art critic Philippe Burty.Few foxing mainly affecting the margins. Charpentier Paris 1881 12x19cm relié

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        Documents littéraires

      First Edition.Binding to bradel in full red calico, smooth back with a gold floral motif, date and double net gilded tail piece as black sorrow, contemporary binding signed cold Pierson.Signed autograph from the author to Adolphe Racot.Some minor foxing mainly affecting the first and last all sheets.Bookplate Adolphe Racot pasted on the back of the first flat binding.About Victor Hugo, Alfred de Musset, George Sand, François-René de Chateaubriand, Gautier, Alexandre Dumas son ...Charpentier Paris 1881 12x18,5cm relié

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        Les quatre vents de l'esprit

      Edition running on paper.Binders half sheepskin fir back with four nerves purposes set with ornate golden dotted double gilt, few traces of minor friction on the back, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats paper to the tank, a small tear in foot of a slice, bottom corners bumped, bindings of the time.Precious autograph dedication signed by the author to her maid Virginia.Few minor foxing. Jules Hetzel & A. Quantin Paris 1881 14,5x23cm 2 volumes reliés

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        On The Indian Hills: Or, Coffee-Planting In Southern India

      In Two Volumes. Blue cloth boards with black/gilt to spine and black lettering/decoration to front. Blind stamp to rear. Decorative endpapers. Vol1 is inscribed "Col. Dods From the Author". Hinges weakening. Spine is age darkened, corners/edges bumped, slightly cocked. Vol2 Spine is age darkened, corners bumped, very slightly cocked. Endpapers and frontispiece spotted. When securely packed this item will weigh in the region of 1320g. (YBP Ref: 3433/48 15) P&P within the UK is included in the price given. Overseas shipments will be adjusted, either up or down, to include P&P at cost where your order is more or less than the 1kg ABE estimate. Size: 8vo - over 73/4" - 93/4" Tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Framed Display! President Chester A. Arthur writes William A. Newell, Governor of Washington Territory.<br>

      Black-bordered Manuscript Letter Signed ?Chester A. Arthur? as President, 1 page, 5? x 8.5? visible, matted with an image of Arthur and the original envelope, and framed to 18.25? x 17?. Washington, November 17, 1881. To The Honorable William A. Newell, Olympia, Washington Territory. In apparent Fine Condition. In full, ?Pray pardon the delay in acknowledging the receipt of your letter of the 26th ultimo (October 26th). I can now only say that I will give the matter of which you write due attention. Thanking you for your good wishes.?William A. Newell served as Governor of the Territory of Washington from 1880-1884. Vice President Arthur had succeeded to the presidency on September 19, 1881, after the death of President James A. Garfield who had been shot by an assassin on July 2, 1881.

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        Colección de documentos para la historia de Costa Rica [Five Volumes].

      Imprenta Nacional / Pablo Dupont 1881-1886, San José de Costa Rica / Paris - 8vo. Uniform half black morocco over marbled boards, five raised bands, one compartment with gilt titles, one with numeral, four with gilt decorations, pink endpapers. Volumes IV and V were published in Paris in editions of 300 copies. León Fernández Bonilla (1840-1887), diplomat and historian, considered the father of historiography in Costa Rica, was murdered in 1887. The most important work for the study of colonial Costa Rica, it was later continued by his son and published in Spain and eventually contained 10 volumes. Palau 87920. Spain & Spanish America I, 247. Griffin 2521. A very good set, boards and spines rubbed, small institutional stamp on free endpapers, contents clean. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        History of the Zulu War and its origin. By Frances E Colenso assisted in those portions of the work which touch upon military matters by Lieut-Colonel Edward Durnford

      London: Chapman and Hall, second edition , 1881. viii and 445 pages. Large folding map, folding sketch with key of Isandlhwana. Crown 8vo. Publisher's olive green cloth; slight wear to the extremities. The second edition is in a slightly reduced format. It is unabridged and the plan of Isandlhlwana is an addition. The book amounts to an impassioned defence of the conduct of Frances Colenso's 'chief' Colonel A W Durnford RE.

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        Style-O!-Graphic Pens and Funny Pencillings in Europe

      New York - Homer Lee Banknote Co., 1881 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce edition of Style-O!-Graphic Pens and Funny Pencillings in Europe by James McCay. With black and white illustrations throughout. With an appendix to the rear of the volume. Condition: In a decorative cloth binding with gilt lettering to the boards. Externally, sound with slight rubbing. Spine is sunned. Internally, firmly bound, though front hinge is slightly tender. Pages are browned throughout. Overall: GOOD..

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        Les Poissons D'Eau Douce et la Pisculture

      Paris - Librairie German Bailliere et cie, 1881 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A brilliant french book on freshwater fish and fish farming (aquaculture). In French. Numerousillustrations in the text throughout, many full page. 'Aquaculture,or the art of raising fish, has been practiced since ancient times'. This is a look at the history and development of it. Condition: In a half morocco binding with marbled boards. Externally sound, a little rubbed. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and clean, just the odd handling mark. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

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        "Japonisme" und Blonde.

      . Radierung und Kaltnadel, 1881, auf cremefarbenem Bütten, signiert und numeriert und mit Atelierstempel. 24:32 cm. Literatur: Beraldi 35. Nr. 79 der Auflage. Sehr guter und vollrandiger Abdruck, mit Lichtrand rundum.. Henry Somm war zunächst Schüler der Zeichenakademie in Rouen bei Gust. Morin (1809-1886) und I.A.A. Pils (1813 od. 1815-1875). Er siedelte um 1860 nach Paris um und war als Illustrator, Karikaturist, Radierer, Aquarellmaler und Scherenschnittkünstler tätig und Mitarbeiter bei verschiedenen Zeitschriften z.B. "Charge", "Cravache", "Frou-Frou" etc. Er war eng befreund mit H. de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901) und E. Degas (1834-1917). Somm zählt zu den Post-Impressionisten am Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts.

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