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        Buried Alive or Ten Years of Penal Servitude in Siberia (House of the Dead)

      Henry Holt, 1881-01-01. Hardcover. Good. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1881. 361 pages + 2 pages of ads at rear. Includes slip at front. Translated by Marie von Tilo. Green cloth with gilt lettering and black illustration, dark brown end papers. First American edition, first printing. (Followed Russian and British editions.) Good condition. Clean pages, gilt titling strong. A few small puncture marks on front cover prsioner. Spine slightly cocked. Exposed tips. Bookplate on paste down. Spine dulled. Front hinge split. Dostoevsky's first appearance on America shores came with this novel, typically known as House of the Dead.

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        Nordland-Fahrten [Nordlandfahrten / Nordland=Fahrten]. Band I: Malerische Wanderungen durch Norwegen, Schweden, Irland und Schottland / Band II: Malerische Wanderungen durch England und Wales / Band III: Malerische Wanderungen durch England und die Kanalinseln / Band IV: Malerische Wanderungen durch Holland und Dänemark. Illustriert durch viele Holzschnitte nach Originalzeichnungen der bewährten Künstler.

      Vier Bände (vollständig). Leipzig, Ferdinand Hirt & Sohn, [1881 - 1882]. Folio. VIII, 192 / VIII, 238, [2] / VIII, 240 / IV, 228 Seiten / pages. Original Hardcover. Sehr dekorative, reich und aufwendig verzierte Ganzleinenbände. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. / Außergewöhnlich gut erhaltene Ausgabe. In diesem Zustand ein wunderbares Erlebnis und ganz selten !

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        Early Autograph Letter Signed Virginia Stephen, on printed address stationery, 4to, Bloomsbury, London, n.d. but according to Vol. I of her collected letters, Nov. 10? before November 20, 1906

      Virginia Stephen Woolf composes a letter to her future brother-in-law, Clive Bell, (1881-1964) English art critic and writer, who would marry her sister, the painter Vanessa Stephen Bell (1879-1961). "I find that it would suit Vanessa better if you could come at 2 tomorrow instead of 5. Could you lunch here first at 1:30. Adrian will be in. Thoby seems really better tonight. His temp. is only 100 pt. 8 & though he has some pain it is less...The Dr. says he may see a friend for 2 minutes tomorrow, & I hope Mr. Sydney Turner may be able to come...." She signs in full, "Virginia Stephen." Her brother, Thoby Stephen, was suffering from typhoid fever, which he contracted in Greece and is the illness to which his sister refers. After the optimistic report presented here, Thoby died on Nov. 20, 1906. His death prompted one of the bouts of depression which ultimately caused Virginia's suicide in 1941. After Thoby's death, Vanessa Stephen suffered a serious depression as well and the following year agreed to marry Clive Bell, the recipient of our letter. The friend to which Virginia Stephen refers is Saxon Syndey-Turner (1880-1962), who was a civil servant in the Treasury Dept. Leonard Woolf, Virginia's future husband, described Sydney-Turner's mind as, "extraordinary supple and enigmatic." [Wikipeida]. Our letter references significant events that would shape Virginia Woolf's future as well as that of the Stephen siblings. The letter was written in the formative period of the Bloomsbury Group as well. After the death of their illustrious literary father, Leslie Stephen in 1904, Vanessa, Virginia, Thoby and Adrian Stephen established a household in the Bloomsbury section of London. Thoby had started "Thursday evenings" for his Cambridge University friends to visit and talk, and his siblings continued this arrangement after his death. After Vanessa's marriage, Virginia and Adrian moved to 29 Fitzroy Square as did their Bloomsbury circle of writers, artists, and intellectuals. The letter is also written at the start of Virginia Woolf's renowned literary career. In 1905, she began writing literary reviews for the "Times Literary Supplement" which she continued for many years. About 1908, she began writing her first novel, "The Voyage Out" finished by 1913 and published in 1915 by Duckworth & Co. An early letter with significant family and literary context.

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        Die fünfhundert Millionen der Begum.

      Wien (Hartleben), 1881.. Gr. 8°. 213 (3) S. mit 48 Illustrationen. OLn. mit reicher Gold- und Schwarzprägung und Farbschnitt. sehr schönes Ex. = Bekannte und unbekannte Welten, Bd. 31.. dt. EA. Prachtausgabe. Fromm 26376.

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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. ***Für unsere Schweizer Kunden: Konto in der Schweiz vorhanden***

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        BAIREI HYAKUCHO GAFU: together with BAIREI HYAKUCHO GAFU & ZOKU HEN: BAIREI'S ALBUM OF 100 BIRDS & SUPPLEMENTAL SERIES, COMPLETE SET OF SIX VOLUMES IN ALL.

      A MARVELOUS WOODBLOCK PRINTED JAPANESE BIRDS & FLOWER SET [Tokyo 1881- - 84, Okura]. Stitched stiff wrs., 6 vols., verygood, double folded leaves, woodblock printed on handmadepaper, with about 200 color woodblock illustrations, 16.5 x25 cm., complete set, covers monor corner wear else solid. Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Poems

      London: David Bogue 1881 - First edition. One of 250 copies. Original japan vellum by Matthew Bell, gilt prunus blossom design within rectangular border to covers, gilt decorations and lettering to spine, top edge gilt. Near fine, with a few light spots of minor soiling to the otherwise bright vellum, minor wear to the top edge at the fore edge, light offsetting to the endpapers, otherwise bright and fresh pages. A lovely copy. Housed in a custom quarter morocco purple slipcase with matching chemise. Mason 304. Poems is Wilde's first collection of poetry and contains some of his best known verse, many of which were written during his tenure at Oxford University and had not previously been published in periodicals. Specifically, it includes, "Helas," "Ave Impertrix," "Sonnet to Liberty," "Requiscat," "Impressions," and "The Grave of Shelley," among others. Wilde's poetry, an example of the Aesthetics Movement of which the poet was a forerunner, are perfectly complemented by Bell's lovely vellum binding; just as Wilde's beautiful verses were seen as a response to the homeliness of the Industrial Revolution, Bell's binding marked "a striking departure from high Victorian norms." Wilde's readers "would have seen the binding as a work of art in its own right" (Nicholas Frankel, Oscar Wilde's Decorated Books, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, 2000, pp. 113-114). Notably, the first three editions of Poems were printed in a single impression of 750 copies, with 250 copies intended for each edition; the later editions are distinguishable by the edition statements on the title pages that were newly printed for their distribution and the second state binding, which has an enlarged version of the blossom patterns that decorate this first edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Glossary of the Multani Language compared with Punjabi and Sindhi.

      Lahore: Punjab Government Civil Secretariat Press, 1881 - Octavo (240 × 162 mm). Recent green cloth spine, green paper boards, gilt lettered red spine label. A few marginal annotations (in purple pencil) to the Introduction. Double page map "of the Country in which the Multani language is spoken". First edition, rare: Copac lists only 4 copies (British Library, Edinburgh, Oxford, SOAS), not recorded in OCLC. The author, Edward O'Brien "of the Indian Civil Service", had served in India for many years as the New Army List for 1871 notes that he was appointed to his post in 1863. His book was the standard reference work and reprinted in 1903.

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        Washington Square

      Boston: Harper & Brothers, 1881. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Boston: 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.

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        The Poetical Works Of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Illustrated. ~ 2 Volume Set

      Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin (1879,81) ~ Riverside Press. G+. 1881. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Some wear at the corners; Frontis. Notes, index; . Calf stamped gilt & blind, Large 4to. Steel engraved portrait frontispiece with tissue guard; profusely illustrated throughout. Full pebbled brown leather over beveled boards; decorative black five raised bands to spinegitl dentelles; marbled endpapers. Just about fine with minor rubbing and some soft corners, internally bright and fine, very nice copies. Three volumes. Folio. Profusely illustrated including full-page plates. Bound in full pebbled morocco over beveled boards with marbled endpapers, ; Illustrated; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 928 pages .

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        Watercolour of Egyptian Columns being built, with workers in the foreground. Signed lower right

      - A fine composition by this highly accomplished Italian painter born in Naples April 16, 1881.

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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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        On the Indian hills : or, Coffee-planting in southern India / by Edwin Lester Arnold - Complete in 2 Volumes

      London : S. Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington 1881 - Physical description; 2 v. : ill. ; 20 cm. Subjects; Plantation life - India, South. Coffee - India - South India. Coffee growers - Great Britain - Biography. Coffee industry - India, South. India, South - Description and travel. Provenance; from the Mercantile library, N.Y., with their inked stamp. Very good copies both in the original gilt-blocked, decorated cloth. Professionally re-cased with the original spine laid back; very impressively finished. Remains a particularly well-preserved set overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Scans etc. on request. 2 Kg. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        VILLAFRANCA oder DIE KABINETTE UND DIE REVOLUTIONEN -- historisch-politische Romane -- 1. bis 4. Abteilung --

      Kogge & Fritze 1881 Berlin. Zustand: Befriedigend 8°, OHln 5823 S.. 12 Bände in 4 Abteilungen. -- << 1. Abt. Villafranca Band 1-4, 560 + 573 + 408 + 469 Seiten >> << 2. Abt. Zehn Jahre 1-4, 462 + 479 + 479 + 479 Seiten >> << 3.+ 4. Abt. Magenta und Solferino 1-4, 479 + 478 + 479 + 478 Seiten << --- 8° Halbleinen mit marmorierten Deckeln, hierbei zwei angebrochene Rückendeckel. Schnitt marmoriert, Rückentitel goldgeprägt mit ornamentalem Zierat. Papier altersbedingt gebräunt, einige Bogen sind gelockert bzw. leicht schräg eingebunden, weshalb sie nicht bündig mit dem Schnitt abschließen. Einige Vorsätze sind mit Zahlen und Notizen versehen, meist mit Bleistift. Die Blöcke sind stabil, aber alle etwas schiefgelesen. Insgesamt sind die Bände in gutem, gebrauchsspurigem Zustand. Weitere Bilder senden wir Ihnen auf Wunsch gerne zu.

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        Autograph manuscript unsigned.

      [Paris, autumn 1881]. - 8vo (210 x 133 mm). 1 p. A curious manuscript in the hand of Pasteur with fascinating content as the French chemist begins preparations for a lecture: "Do you know what to us is the charm of your studies? Do you know, if you will allow me to speak thus, what is the enchantment of science? It is that we can provide the proof of our principles. Who can give that, this proof of principles, in politics, religion, even in morals? Who can put into the precision of formulas human passions and their sometimes terrible effects, for example the assassination of a Garfield by a dreadful madman [ ]". - No doubt Pasteur wrote the present draft in the autumn of 1881 after President James A. Garfield was shot by assassin Charles J. Guiteau, a rejected and disillusioned Federal office seeker on 2 July 1881. Garfield died on 19 September 1881.

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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], 1881, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionVery 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.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 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.

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        Illustrations of British Fungi ( Hymenomycetes ) Volumes 1-4 Incl. [of 8]

      London: Williams & Norgate Ltd, 1881. The first four volumes [of the eight volume First Edition]. Hardbacks, each 150mmx 235mm tall (6" x 9.25" approx.). with a 20pp Preface, Systemic Index and a Corrigenda, plus a total of 622 multi-image colour plates, interleaved with tissue-guards, each plate neatly numbered to the upper blank margin to accord with the Index secondary details. Neat cancelled Polish University College Library of London stamp impression to the blank lower margins of the title-leaves and some spotting of prelims. The gutta-percha in the bindings has failed, as usual, leaving the plate leaves loose. One plate creased with a tiny repaired clean marginal tear, otherwise all very good. These volumes all first editions, published between 1881 and 1886. The original green cloth-covered bevelled-edge boards/gilt spine rulings, titles & decoration, with logo and rulings in blind to boards, are very good. Exceptionally scarce. Some additional postage may be required for these heavy volumes, please ask for details of the cheapest option available before placing an order.. First Edition. Cloth. Good/Later Glassine d/ws. Lge 8vo..

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        History of Summit County [Ohio]

      Baskin & Battery, 1881-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 3/4 leather publisher's binding over pebbled boards. Hardcover. Good binding and cover. All edges gilt. Scuffing to spine leather. Clean, unmarked pages. 1056 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm. Armorial bookplate of David Marvin Goodrich. Early signature of B.F. Goodrich. (Assumed to be Benjamin Franklin Goodrich) See: Lafayette Wallace Case M.D., The Goodrich Family in America, page 292. The Goodrich's were Englishmen who made their way to Connecticut, and then became early Yankee settlers of the Northwest territories.

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        La Maison D'Un Artiste. II Vols

      1881. GONCOURT, Edmond de. La Maison d'un Artiste. Two volumes. [6], 357, [2]; [4], 382, [1] pp. 18mo., 182 x 121 mm, bound in contemporary red French quarter-roan over marbled boards, t.e.g., others uncut, original wrappers bound in. Paris: G. Charpentier, 1881. |~||~||~| First Edition, presentation copy from Edmond de Goncourt to his friend the Russian writer Ivan Turgenev (1818-1883).. Ever the barometer of taste, Edmond de Goncourt here offers an exhaustive two-volume inventory of the contents of his own house. Each room is minutely described, with special attention given to eighteenth-century French bronzes, seventeenth-century French drawings, Marie-Antoinette furniture, a choice collection of albums japonais, an extensive library, and his celebrated cabinet de l'extrême-orient. Vicaire III, col. 1061-2. Carteret I, 359. Talvart and Place XVII, 221 (no. 48).

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        Ninth Annual Report of the Local Government Board, 1879-80. Supplement containing Reports and papers submitted by the Medical officer on The Progress of the Levantine Plague, and on Quarantine in The Red Sea, Presented in both Hoses of Parliament by Command of Her majesty

      Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode for Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London 1881 - viii (Report), pp. 1-90, Memorandum on the Progress of the Levantine Plague in 1878-79 including the Re-Appearance of the Disease in Europe; pp. 91-246 Memorandum on Quarantine in the Red Sea and on the Sanitary Regulation of the Pilgrimage to Mecca. Publisher's original printed paper wrappers, some loss to top and tail of spine but not affecting text. VI maps, some coloured, some folding, 1 Seats of Plague (from Astrakhan to Mecca, Tripoli to India), II General Map of the Lower Volga, III District of the Lower Volga affected by Plague 1878-89, IV Spread of the Plague in Yun Nan, V Spread of Plague from to Pakhoi to Yunnan, VI Map of the Delta of the Volga. Three stamps to front cover, 1 to title page, of the Library of the Peace Palace in the Hague and the State Library of the Netherlands. Excellent condition overall. Very scarce [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        JAPANESE EPISODES.

      AN EARLY PRIMARY RESOURCE ON SOCIAL & PHYSICAL FEATURES Boston 1881, - Osgood. Brown decorated cloth, 247p., very goodcopy, minor corner & spine wear, contents very good. R A R E Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        "Nordöstliche Ansicht der Stadt Ettenheim". Schöne Gesamtansicht, links die 1881 eingeweihte Synagoge.

      . Lithographie von A. Burckhardt nach V. Jäger bei A. Binninger, Lahr, um 1881, 32 x 52,5 cm.. Nicht bei Schefold. - Vinzenz Jäger war Geometer in Ettenheim. - Sehr seltene Ansicht in tadelloser Erhaltung.

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        ETTENHEIM. "Nordöstliche Ansicht der Stadt Ettenheim". Schöne Gesamtansicht, links die 1881 eingeweihte Synagoge.

      - Lithographie von A. Burckhardt nach V. Jäger bei A. Binninger, Lahr, um 1881, 32 x 52,5 cm. Nicht bei Schefold. - Vinzenz Jäger war Geometer in Ettenheim. - Sehr seltene Ansicht in tadelloser Erhaltung.

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        La Iglesia de San Nicolás, su pasado y su presente .

      1881. Editorial Juan E. Delmas. 1881 - Imp. Delmas. Bilbao. . 1 Vol. . 94 pp.+6 fot.+plano+diploma. Folio Menor. Cartoné. Audio-visuales (Fotografía), Siglo XIX , Vasco-Navarro (Bilbao), Vasco-Navarro (Imprenta Vasco-Navarra) . Bella y rara monografía histórica de la Iglesia de San Nicolás de Bilbao, escrita por Juan E. Delmas. Ilustrada con 6 fotografías albúminas de vistas panorámicas de iglesia y su entorno, 1 plano del Bilbao Medieval, 1 litografía de la fachada de San NIcolás y un diploma cromolitografíado con letra capitular historiada con la vista de San Nicolás. Es uno de los libros más bellos editados en el siglo XIX en Bilbao y una auténtica rareza bilbiográfica. Con dedicatoria autógrafa del anterior propietario.

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        Kommentar zu Goethes Faust

      Philipp Reclam, 1881. Paperback. Used; Good. Paperback; German language; good condition; German text/auf Deutsch; introduction dated 1881; no other dates inside; Reclams Universal Bibliothet. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

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        Pariserin mit Hut. Halbfigur nach rechts gewandt.

      - Radierung und Kaltnadel, 1881, auf cremefarbenem Japan, signiert und mit Atelierstempel. 21,2:13,2 cm. Literatur: Beraldi 35, Zustand von der links und rechts verkürzten Platte und mit Signatur in der Platte links oben. Vorzüglicher, vollrandiger Abdruck. 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. &#132;Charge", &#132;Cravache", &#132;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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        The Tribulations of a Chinaman. Translated by Ellen E. Frewer

      New York, E. P. Dutton and Company, 1881., 1881. First US Edition. 8vo., with frontispiece and 49 plates. Very good. Publisher's royal blue pictorial cloth. Extremities rubbed, some scuffing and bumping to head and tail of spine, gilt undimmed but spine darkened. A tight and clean copy, copiously illustrated by an army of French engravers who must have greeted the news of a new Verne novel with much cheering and popping of Champagne corks. Another corker from a man who redefined the phrase "A vivid imagination."

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        Zeitschrift für Bildende Kunst. Mit dem Beiblatt Kunst-Chronik. [ Bände 1-3, 5 - 6, 8 - 10, 12 - 14, 16 ]

      Leipzig: E. A. Seemann 1866 - 1881. - OHln., lilagrauer Rücken m. beigem Rückenschild 4°, zus. ca. 8500 S., mit sehr vielen Tafeln in Stahlstichen, Lithographien, Holzstichen u. Radierungen, teilweise Originalgraphiken, 12 Bde., Es handelt sich hier um die Bände 1-3, 5-6, 8-10, 12-14, 16 mit dem 'Beiblatt zur Zeitschrift für bildende Kunst: Kunst-Chronik': I. Jg.: Nr. 1 - 24 [Bd. 1], II. Jg.: Nr. 1 - 24 [Bd. 2], III. Jg.: Nr. 1 - 24 [Bd. 3], V. Jg.: Nr. 1 - 24 [Bd. 5], VI. Jg.: Nr. 1 - 24, Nr. 16 fehlt [Bd. 6], VIII. Jg.: Nr. 1 - 52 [Bd. 8], IX. Jg.: Nr. 1 - 52 [Bd. 9], X. Jg.: Nr. 1 - 52 [Bd. 10], XII. Jg.: Nr. 1 - 52 (Bd. 12), XIII. Jg.: Nr. 1 - 52 [Bd. 13], XIV. Jg.: Nr. 1 - 45, XVI. Jg.: Nr. 1 - 45 [Bd. 16]. - Ecken u. Kanten berieben u. bestoßen, Buchdeckel teils beschabt, Textteil teilw. minimal stockfleckig, einige wenige Anmerkungen m. Bleistift. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed.

      Médan, 18. IV. 1881. - 8vo. 2 pp. In French, on mourning stationery, to a close colleague: "Upon relocating myself in the country, I took a portfolio of your letters, to which the bustle of Paris would not permit me to respond. In short, thank you for your good literary sympathy, thank you for all the pages, which I have read with great interest". - Mounting remnants at foot of second page.

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        History of Summit County [Ohio]

      Baskin & Battery 1881 - 3/4 leather publisher's binding over pebbled boards. Hardcover. Good binding and cover. All edges gilt. Scuffing to spine leather. Clean, unmarked pages. 1056 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm. Armorial bookplate of David Marvin Goodrich. Early signature of B.F. Goodrich. (Assumed to be Benjamin Franklin Goodrich) See: Lafayette Wallace Case M.D., The Goodrich Family in America, page 292. The Goodrich's were Englishmen who made their way to Connecticut, and then became early Yankee settlers of the Northwest territories. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MAN ZO SHASEI HINAGATA: SKETCHES & PAINTINGS OF A MYRIAD OF 10,000 THINGS FOUND IN NATURE.

      WONDERFUL COLOR DRAWINGS OF MUSHROOMS, FLOWERS, BIRDS & BUGSEdo 1881, - Matsuzaki. Blue stitched wrs., very good, ca. 12 x18.5 cm., 20 double folded leaves, woodblock printed in col-or by hand on hand-made paper, vol. 2 only, complete in itsself, cove w/ex-library plate, all pages embossed stamped. Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        VERSES (Wise/Forman Piracy)

      London: Privately Printed, 1881 (but in fact ca.1887).  Pirated edition, 20 x 12.5cm [8vo], in original beige stiff paper wraps w/printed title to fr. cover, a.e. untrimmed, [1-7] 8-12 [13-14] pp. +2 blank leaves to fr. & 1 to rear.  Printed, likely by Henry Clay & Sons, on watermarked "Van Gelder" handmade paper.  As W.E. Fredeman has indicated (see his "Story of a Lie" below), this is the 1st of many piratical collaborations by Thomas James Wise & Harry Buxton Forman.  While Carter & Pollard suspected it was a forgery (see their Dossier 218), Barker & Collins proved its "higher degree of culpability" by identifying the typeface as "not manufactured until 1883."  In Nov. 1887 Forman wrote: "Some friends of Rossetti's have printed ... a very pretty pamphlet with the title 'Verses ...'; but the whole issue must have been extremely small" (see Fredeman's "Story of a Lie" below, pp.276-77).  Binding Very Good (upper & lower spine starting); contents Near-Fine.  Rossetti 1905 pp.17 & 28 (WMR was duped into including this item by Wise & W.F. Prideaux), Ashley IV 144 (1 of 3 copies on vellum), Fredeman 23.10, W.E. Fredeman "The Story of a Lie" ("Review" Vol. 7 1985) passim, W.E. Fredeman "WMR & the Wise-Forman Conspiracy" ("Book Collector" Spring 1987) passim, Colbeck under 6 (p.693).

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        CRONACA BIZANTINA. Periodico letterario, sociale, artistico. Si pubblica due volte al mese.

      In folio (mm. 460x320), mz. pelle coeva, ogni numero di pp. 8 - 12, stampa a due colori con bellissimi capilettera e fregi nel t. Di questo mitico periodico letterario romano offriamo "tutto il pubblicato" - dall?editore Angelo Sommaruga - in 90 fascicoli: dal n. 1, Anno I, 15 giugno 1881 al n. 6, Anno V, 16 marzo 1885. Vi è compreso il n. 12 del 16 giugno 1884, sequestrato per la ?Proposta ai Parlamenti per un sovrano costituzionale modello? (dal "Libro delle Bizzarrie" di Carlo Dossi). ?La "Cronaca" diede il posto d?onore al Carducci e il suo nome era una delle massime attrazioni del periodico. I poeti che vi pubblicarono versi una o parecchie volte furono: Guerrini, Boito, D?Annunzio, Salvadori, Marradi, Pascarella, Milelli, la Contessa Clara, Pascoli (per una breve collaborazione) e pochi altri. Novelle e bozzetti e prose vi pubblicarono il Verga, il Capuana, il De Amicis, la Serao, lo Scarfoglio, il Sommaruga medesimo. Scritti di varia umanità introdussero nella "Bizantina" gli scrittori più in voga e quelli che promettevano: il Guerrini, il Nencioni, il Chiarini, il Lessona, il Pica, il Di Giacomo. Sono in ogni numero della Cronaca articoli mondani, atti a destare l?interesse delle belle signore e dei giovani galanti e molti di questi articoli scrisse Matilde Serao che nel 1885 doveva sposare Edoardo Scarfoglio. La vita della "Cronaca" comunque fu essenzialmente legata alla fortuna di Angelo Sommaruga e vale per la bellezza dell?edizione, per la scelta di nome e di scritti, ordinata allo scopo del successo editoriale. Il 3 maggio 1885 la Cronaca risorge fondendosi con la ?Domenica Letteraria? che però dà il titolo maggiore al giornale: e finisce col n. 28 del 7 novembre. Quindi risorge il 15 dicembre 1885, e questa volta diretta da Gabriele D?Annunzio. Ha come sottotitolo ?Domenica Letteraria?. Ma parlare di questa nuova ?Cronaca Bizantina? non occorre. L?età eroica è quella sommarughiana?. Così Francesco Flora su ?Pegaso?, dicembre 1930, pp. 680 - 98. Solo i primi due e l?ultimo numero con antichi restauri per strappi; uniformi arross. su alc. pagg., altrim. esemplare ben conservato.

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        CATALOGUE DE L'EXPOSITION DE GRAVURES ANCIENNES ET MODERNES

      Cercle de la Librarie, Paris 1881 - 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. half calf with marbled paper-covered boards, five raised bands on spine with title and ornament in gilt, marbled endpapers [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Iglesia de San Nicolás, su pasado y su presente .

      1881. Editorial Juan E. Delmas. 1881 - Imp. Delmas. Bilbao. . 1 Vol. . 94 pp.+6 fot.+plano+diploma. Folio Menor. Cartoné. Audio-visuales (Fotografía), Siglo XIX , Vasco-Navarro (Bilbao), Vasco-Navarro (Imprenta Vasco-Navarra) . Bella y rara monografía histórica de la Iglesia de San Nicolás de Bilbao, escrita por Juan E. Delmas. Ilustrada con 6 fotografías albúminas de vistas panorámicas de iglesia y su entorno, 1 plano del Bilbao Medieval, 1 litografía de la fachada de San NIcolás y un diploma cromolitografíado con letra capitular historiada con la vista de San Nicolás. Es uno de los libros más bellos editados en el siglo XIX en Bilbao y una auténtica rareza bilbiográfica.

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        Two Charcoal Drawings for Stained Glass, Late 19th Century

      Offered here are two superb and large original charcoal drawings for stained glass. They are done by Iday Kay (1881-1959), circa 1900, a promising artist and designer at the Birmingham Municipal School of Art. According to Peter Cormack, (noted scholar of 19th- and 20th-century British and American stained glass, William Morris, and the Arts and Crafts Movement), Ida Kay was one of the stained glass students taught by the famed Henry A. Payne at the Birmingham Municipal School of Art in the early 1900s. The labels refer to their inclusion in the National Competition for Schools of Art, in which the work of the award-winning entries (from students throughout the UK) was exhibited at the South Kensington (now Victoria & Albert) Museum. In a 1906 issue of the ?"The Art Workers' Quarterly,?" under the heading, ?"Arts and Crafts Exhibition at Grafton Gallery,?" the following is offered: ?"The beautiful series by Walter Crane were shown… the Committee of the Society again offered to the public, in the present exhibition, the results of its selection… Phoebe Traquair… Misses May Morris… and the beautiful series by Walter Crane. The new quarters of the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society hass the advantage of greater facilities for the display of stained glass and the works were of high merit, under the superintendence of Mr. Henry A. Payne.. a panel very rich in colour represented the ?"Wine of Circe,?" by Ida Kay?"[neither of the two being sold here]. The charcoal drawings are superbly rendered, large size, and full of the gentle line and aesthetic Arts and Crafts flair distinctive of the movement at the turn of the century in England. Measurements are: 72 x 51cm and 57 x 43 cm. One with the inscription: "National Silver Medal," and the other inscribed, "Part of a set for which a bronze medal was awarded." A few very minor repairs, a few open tears. Fragile paper mounted onto backing, framed. In excellent condition. A rare and certainly significant pair of designs for stained glass of very high quality and beauty. Sizable shipping fees added on.

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        BAIREI HYAKUCHO GAFU: together with BAIREI HYAKUCHO GAFU & ZOKU HEN: BAIREI'S ALBUM OF 100 BIRDS & SUPPLEMENTAL SERIES, COMPLETE SET OF SIX VOLUMES IN ALL.

      A MARVELOUS WOODBLOCK PRINTED JAPANESE BIRDS & FLOWER SET [Tokyo 1881- - 84, Okura]. Stitched stiff wrs., 6 vols., verygood, double folded leaves, woodblock printed on handmadepaper, with about 200 color woodblock illustrations, indigoblue Chitsu folding case complete, ca. 16.5 x 25 cm. R A R E Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        "Wrinkles" in Practical Navigation

      London [Etc. ] G. Philip & Son, 1881, Hardback, The True 1st EditionGood copy in the original gilt-blocked navy buckram. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and dust-toned as with age. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Scans etc. On request. ; 366 pages; Description: xxviii, 366, [2] p. Incl. Illus. , tables. Front. (port. ) maps (2 fold. ) diagrs. (partly col. , 2 fold. ) 25 cm. Subjects: Navigation - theory and practice.

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        Autograph Letter, signed ("Gambetta Père") to an unknown correspondent regarding his love for "la Grande République américaine"

      Nice, 1881. ?"ne page, in ink, on a single folded sheet of blank stationery. Fine, in a red cloth folder. Gambetta's Love for the American Republic Upon the death of the great French statesman, leader of the opposition to Napoléon III, and champion of the French Republic (1838-1882), the New York Time obituary (Jan. 2, 1883) wrote: "The energy, patriotism, and statesmanship of Léon Gambetta made the French Republic." In this note toward the end of his life, Gambetta writes [in our translation]: "From a very early age I have loved the great American republic. My son and I have contributed a bit to the foundation of the French Republic. It is my most solemn wish that the French Republic become as strong and prosperous as her elder sister, the Republic of the United States.".

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        Framed Signed Cabinet Photograph

      1881. unbound. 6.5 x 4.25-inch vintage photo of the costumed actress standing against a wall. Signed in the bottom margin and dated 1881. Float mounted in a window with a brown background; matted in peach and set in a decorative gold frame measuring 12.25 x 10 inches. Very good(+) condition.

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        The Fifth American Chess Congress Containing a full report of the proceedings of the convention of chess players, held in New York 1880; together with an account of the preceding chess congress, held in the United States, and biographical sketches of not

      New York: Brentano's Literary Emporium, 1881 xii+539 pages with frontispiece and diagrams. Small octavo (7 1/4" x 5 1/2") issued in in original publisher's brown cloth with gilt lettering, covers blind stamped. (Betts: 15-14) First edition.Contains, in addition, 92 games from the Grand Tournament (1 Mackenzie; 2 Grundy; 3 Mohle) with notes by Mackenzie and others; 10 games from the minor tournament and 128 problems submitted for the problem tourney. An account of the preceding chess congresses held in the United States and biographical sketches of noted chess players.Condition:Book plate on back paste down, title page separated and reattached with archival tape, re-spined with ends professionally repaired. A good to very good copy.

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        UNCLE REMUS: HIS SONGS AND SAYINGS, THE FOLK-LORE OF OLD PLANTATION

      1881 - HARRIS, Joel Chandler. UNCLE REMUS: HIS SONGS AND SAYINGS, THE FOLK-LORE OF THE OLD PLANTATION. With Illustrations By Fredrick S. Church and James H. Moser. NY: D. Appleton and Company, 1881 (copyright date is 1880). Small octavo (5 by 8 inches), hardcover brown cloth stamped in gilt and black on the spine and front cover; 231 pages plus advertisements. First Edition, first issue, with "presumptive" mis-spelled at the bottom of page 9 and without this title listed in the rear advertisements (first title listed is "Tale On The Practice Of Medicine"). [BAL 7100; brown binding]. The classic tales by Harris that launched the characters and stories of Brer Rabbit and Brer Fox. While copies of the first issue are not terribly uncommon- really nice copies are!! This is a terrific copy with gilt bright and very minor wear covers; all hinges are absolutely tight and uncracked with signatures all tight and unsprung. A perfect copy for the finicky collector! With the personal bookplate of Walter Gribben, who was a professor of astronomy and mathematics living in Brooklyn, NY, on the front pastedown [See "The Naturalist's Dictionary, 1898" for his listing]. $4,500.00. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Atlas of New Bedford City, Massachusetts, Compiled from Recent and Actual Surveys and Records

      Geo. H. Walker, Boston 1881 - Folio. 79pp. Comprised of a historical sketch of New Bedford, color tinted maps, and numerous full, partial and double-page engravings of prominent homes, buildings, etc. 15 maps, 11 of which are double page spreads, illustrations. Dark brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Small previous owner's notation top corner of the contents page, binding worn with front cover detached, some edge chipping to the title page; enclosed in a near fine quarter cloth custom chemise and damaged slipcase. Overall good but the maps are all present and fine, some older illustrations of prominent local houses have been tipped onto the versos of some plates, a couple have offset on plates, but overall near fine, including the double page view of the Sylvan Vineyard. From the Library of Barbara Kline Johnson. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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