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        The Common Law

      First edition, first issue of Holmes' tour de force, described by Professor Howe as "an originating venture", crediting Holmes as "the first of the English and American lawyers to attempt something like a full-scale study of the common law". Original russet cloth, gilt, the front hinge cracking but firm, else a very good, clean copy. Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1881.

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
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      Kansas City: Union Historical Company, 1881. - First edition. Thick 8vo. Full leather, xi, 1006 pp., frontis., [with tissue], preface, illustrated, large folding map, plates, portraits [with tissues]. Includes biographical sketches of its citizens, Jackson County in the late war, general and local statistics, portraits of early settlers and prominent men, history of Missouri, map of Jackson County, miscellaneous matters, etc. Herd 1499 says, "Scarce." "Has a chapter devoted to the cattle trail, Abilene as a cattle market, and Kansas City as a packing house center." Rittenhouse 326 says, "Santa Fe Trail material on pp. 170-78 and 389-401. Much of it is general information of little new value, except for good data on the early firms who supplied SFT travelers leaving from Franklin, Westport, and Independence prior to 1848." Six Guns 1514 says, "Scarce." "Contains a chapter on the Youngers." Rebacked with original spine laid down, some cosmetic restoration to the corners, lightly foxed throughout, new front and rear endpapers, else a very good, tight copy of an informative book. RITTENHOUSE 326. HERD 1499. SIX GUNS 1514. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Sir Richard Whittington Lord Mayor of London

      London - Marcus Ward & Co. 1881 - A first edition of Walter Besant and James Rice's account of the life of Sir Richard Whittington. With bookplate of Besant's nephew, Arthur Digby Besant, to front pastedown and inscription from the author to front free endpaper. Reads 'December 23rd 1881. From Uncle Walter. 'Ink inscription of 'No. 6' beneath signature suggests this may be the sixth of a limited run of first issues. Condition: In a pictorial cloth binding. Externally, generally smart with minor shelfwear only. Bottom corner of front board is cracked and a little fragile. Spine a little discoloured with slight loss to cloth. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean with just the odd handling mark. Overall: GOOD. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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        "Das Isar Thor in München mit dem Freskogemälde Kaiser Ludwig des Bayern Einzug 1322; gemalt von Bernhard von Neher 1834. Nach der Natur gez. v. Jos.Resch". Ansicht von außen mit dem alten Torturm, links das Vorstadttheater mit Säulenvorhalle, rechts im Hintergrund die Türme der Frauenkirche.

      . Bleistift- und Federzeichnung, grau laviert von Joseph Resch, links unten bez. "R. fec. 1881", 22,5 x 35 cm.. Thieme Becker XXVIII, 180. - Eine reizende, detailgenaue Altmünchner Darstellung des Volkslebens vor dem Isartor mit Fuhrwerken, Militär, Bürgern, Dienstmädchen und Hunden. Im Münchner Stadtmuseum befinden sich mehrere dokumentarisch interessante Zeichnungen von Joseph Resch. Der Schüler der Akademie der bildenden Künste lebte 1819 - 1901 in München. - Tadellos frisch erhalten, in silbernem Modellrahmen.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Greely Arctic Expedition. Season of 1881-83

      - 1881. (Cabinet photo) Fine. Horizontal albumen cabinet photo on white mount (4 7 / 8" X7 7 / 8" image:4 1 / 8" X6 1 / 8"). Nice group portrait of members of the expedition - Standing from left to right: D. Schneider, D. Cross, D. Linn, S. Long, S. Frederick, D. Henry, S. Connell, D. Bender, D. Salor, S. Bierdersack, D. Gardner, D. Ellis and D. Ralston - Seated from left to right: S. Brainard, D. Keslingbury, S. Greeley (leader), D. Lockwood, D. Israil, D. Jewell, and D. Rice. Rare. Portrait of members of the U.S. International Polar Year Scientific Expedition to Lady Franklin Bay, Ellesmere Island, sponsored by the U.S. Signal Service and other government agencies. After two winters and the failure of relief expeditions in 1882 and 83 Greeley abandoned Fort Conger and moved to Cape Sabine as per his orders. Eighteen men would die that winter (including one by suicide and one execution - Pvt. Charles B. Henry) Seven survivors were rescued by Schley's relief expedition on the June 22, 1883, but Elison would perish before they reached St. John's on July 17. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Discours et plaidoyers politiques (14 novembre 1868-18 juillet 1882). Publiés par M. Joseph Reinach

      Charpentier-1885, Paris 1881 - 11 volumes in-8. Collation : Demi-basane verte foncée, dos orné. (Reliure de l'époque.). ___________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Portrait dans le 11e volume et appendice à la fin : "Pièces et documents divers relatifs à la maladie, à la mort et aux obsèques de M. Gambetta"et "Gambetta orateur" et index alphabétique. Des rousseurs, sinon bon exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Hugues de Latude]
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      New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1881. 2 volumes. First edition, in publisher?'s best binding of half morocco . Illustrated with numerous black and white portrait plates and many maps including a number folding. Tall, thick, 8vo, publisher?'s best binding of original three-quarter dark brown morocco over feathered marbled boards, gilt lettered on the spines between raised bands, marbled endleaves and edges. xxi, 707, [4] ads; xvii, 808, [4] ads. Index in each volume. An unusually nice set in the publisher?'s scarce leather binding. The leather is still supple and dark with bright gilt work and only a bit of very minor wear to the extremities and rubbing to the paper on the boards. Internally sturdy and sound, hinges fine and tight and only a bit of the all but inevitable toning to the paper. SCARCE AND IMPORTANT FIRST EDITION. Nevins holds that this, the great work to come out of the Confederacy?'s political system ?'conceals much?' and that it is the Confederate President?'s most significant argument on secession and states?' rights. Eicher (154) considered it a ?" valuable portrait of the postwar psychological state of Jefferson Davis. It is one of the great tomes to come out of the American Civil War when the remarkably literary and most eminent of the victors and vanquished penned their memoirs for the nation?'s posterity. The front blank of this copy with a 1906 presentation inscription to the Archibald Cunningham camp, ?"Order of Jr. Confederates?" from Confederate Civil War Veteran Dr. W. Steger who had been made an Honorary member of the camp. He served the Confederacy in the Alabama regiments.

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        Autograph Manuscript, signed ("Paul Hamilton Hayne"), of his Poem "The Unseen Host"

      N.p. [Grovetown, Georgia], n.d. [1881]. (GARFIELD, JAMES A.) 4to. 1 p., in purple ink on ruled paper, the original copy sent to the printer, with title in editor's hand and other typesetting marks. Fine (minor soiling and smudges along right margin, not affecting legibility), in maroon cloth folding case . Manuscript poem by the American poet Paul Hamilton Hayne (1830-1886) on the assassination of President Garfield. "After the death in 1870 of William Gilmore Simms, an old friend and mentor, Hayne became the chief literary spokesman for the South, an unofficial postwar laureate for the late Confederacy" (ANB). Hayne composed this poem after the attack on President James A. Garfield by Charles J. Guiteau at the Washington railroad station on 2 July 1881. Originally titled "The President's (Unseen) Company" with the subtitle "The Prayers of the People will not let the old Soldier die!", and dedicated to Mrs. Garfield, the poem was re-titled by the editor and published as "The Unseen Host." The poem, in three stanzas of six, five, and six verses, reads in part: Angels are these, born on the breath of prayer! - For him through all the land, fervent and sweet, What prayers oh! Christ, have risen to kiss Thy feet! No marvel then a Spritiual Concourse stands Beside his bed, lifting ethereal hands Against all treacherous demons of the dark!- With mystic wings they fan his vital spark Garfield lingered and succumbed to the assassin's bullet on 19 Sept 1881

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        A Collection of Novels Inscribed to Close Friend

      First. A collection of twenty-one novels by Dell, nearly all Inscribed to her close friend, the childhood nurse of her adopted niece with whom she shared a home for many years.Ethel Mary Dell (1881-1939) was a popular romance novelist in the early part of the 20th Century. Born in 1881 to a middle class English family, she led a quiet, ordinary life, being very shy and retiring in nature. Although introverted, she had a lively imagination and began writing stories, and getting them published in popular magazines, at a young age. Her first novel, The Way of an Eagle, was published in 1911 and was an immediate success. She continued writing popular romance novels until her death in 1939. Many of her works, including several here, were turned into silent films in the 1910s and 1920s.Dell's extraordinary popularity can be difficult for today's readers to appreciate but her influence is reflected in the writings of several authors with whom they would be more familiar. For example, the monologues of James Joyce's character Gerty MacDowell in Ulysses are written in the style of Dell's novels. P.G. Wodehouse created a character in his famous Jeeves and Wooster series based on Dell: "Rosie M. Banks," and in a separate short story he also had a similar character named "Leila M. Pinkney." Both characters are authors of romance novels and explicitly based on Dell. The protagonist of George Orwell's Keep the Aspidistra Flying frequently mentions Dell. In these instances both Orwell and Wodehouse were critical of Dell and exhibited the tendency of writers and artists of every age to disparage their contemporaries whose appeal was broader, and whose success was more commercial. Dell reportedly paid little heed to such attacks; she considered herself a storyteller first and foremost. Her aim was to entertain her readers, and this she accomplished. While her fame has long ago waned, her writing and its immense popularity are no less a reflection of her time than the relatively few works of her peers that are still read today.Despite her lucrative writing career and its attendant fame, Dell remained almost pathologically shy. Few photographs were ever taken of her and she was never interviewed by the press. When she was forty, she married Lieutenant-Colonel Gerald Savage, who dedicated himself to his wife's career and fiercely guarded her privacy. Because of these circumstances, signed books by Dell are rare. This set of her works, with their intimate association, is therefore highly unusual.The twenty-one books in the collection range from 1915 to 1938. A few of the books are reprints, but most are English or American first editions, and most are inscribed in the year of publication. The copies lack dustjackets, and are generally in very good to fine condition. Full condition details upon request. The collection includes:The Knave of Diamonds. 1915 Inscribed early reprint.The Keeper of the Door. 1916 early reprint.The Lamp in the Desert. 1919 Inscribed first American edition.The Tidal Wave and Other Stories. 1919 Inscribed first edition.The Top of the World. 1920 Inscribed first edition.Rosa Mundi and Other Stories. 1921 Inscribed first edition.The Obstacle Race. 1921 Inscribed first edition.Charles Rex. 1922 Inscribed first edition.The Odds, and Other Stories. 1922 Inscribed first edition.Tetherstones. 1923 Inscribed first American edition.The Unknown Quantity. 1924 Inscribed first American edition.The Passer-By and Other Stories. 1925 Inscribed first American edition.A Man Under Authority. 1926 Inscribed first American edition.The Black Knight. 1927 Inscribed second American printing.The House of Happiness and Other Stories. 1927 Inscribed first American edition.Peggy By Request: The Love Story of Noel and Peggy from "The Keeper of the Door" Written by Request of Some of My Readers. 1928 Inscribed first American edition.Dona Celestis. 1933 Inscribed first American edition.The Prison Wall. 1933 Inscribed first American edition.Where Three Roads Meet. 1936 Inscribed first American edition.The Juice of The Pomegranate. 1938 Inscribed first American edition.The Serpent in the Garden. Inscribed first American edition, 1938. .

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        Studer's Popular Ornithology: the Birds of North America Drawn and Colored from Nature

      New York: Jacob H. Studer & Co.. Good with no dust jacket. 1881. First Edition; First Printing. Full Leather. "Upwards of seven hundred different species and varieties, comprising all that are known to exist on this continent are represented on the one hundred and nineteen crayon plates artistically drawn and colored by Theodore Jasper: including a letter press devoted to giving a popular account of their habits and characteristics based on standard authorities, and the most eminent writers on ornithology of the day." Bound in original full leather boards with gilt decorations and ornate titling on the front board and gilt decorations on the back board, it has been rebacked in contemporary leather with gilt titling. Boards have wear at the corners and along the edges, front hinge beginning to separate from the spine, internal hinges have been reinforced and there is evidence of where some of the pages have been repaired. Gorgeous full page color illustrations, a very nice item in good solid condition. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall .

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        The Baptist encyclop?dia : a dictionary of the doctrines, ordinances, usages, confessions of faith, sufferings, labors, and successes, and of the general history of the Baptist denomination in all lands... ...with numerous biographical ... (Truncated)

      Philadelphia : L.H. Everts, 1881, c1880, 1881, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st Single Volume EditionFull Book Title: The Baptist encyclopædia : a dictionary of the doctrines, ordinances, usages, confessions of faith, sufferings, labors, and successes, and of the general history of the Baptist denomination in all lands... ...with numerous biographical sketches of distinguished American and foreign Baptists, and a supplement / edited by William CathcartFinely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1324 pages; Physical desc.: (1324 p., [1] leaf of plates) : ill., ports., facsims. ; 28 cm. Notes: Includes bibliographical references. Subject: Baptists - Dictionaries.Baptists - Biography.

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        Brustbild, Portrait im Profil nach links.

      1881. Schabkunstblatt von Alphonse Legros, 1881. 24,7:17,4 cm. Beraldi 238; Thieme/Becker XV (Haden), p. 419. Vor aller Schrift.- Auf festem Bütten. Vollrandig. Minimal stockfleckig..

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Illustrations of British Fungi ( Hymenomycetes ) Volumes 1-4 Incl. [of 8]

      Williams & Norgate Ltd, London, 1881, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Later Glassine d/ws, First EditionSize: Lge 8vo, 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.

      [Bookseller: Christopher Baron]
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        Report of the San Francisco Public Kindergarten Society For the Three Years ending Sept. 1st, 1881. [A History of the Silver Street Kindergarten]

      San Francisco Free Kindergarten Society, San Francisco, 1881, Pamphlet, Book Condition: Good, First EditionSize: 5" by 6¾", Account of the first three years of the free kindergarten established in 1878 after a visit by Felix Adler, on the Froebel plan; directed by Kate D. Smith, who was called up from Los Angeles to run it. Later in 1881, Miss Smith married Bradley Wiggin, after which she resigned from teaching and began to write children's books to support the kindergarten. Wiggin's first published work, scarce. Thin pamphlet, brown covers, silver tiling. Worn, chipped, creased, spine torn & chipped, couple of pages dog-eared. Text clean; [34] pages.

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        The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

      Hartford: The American Publishing Company,, 1881. Octavo (210 × 164 mm). Contemporary blue crushed half morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, marbled sides, spine lettered in gilt with gilt raised bands and gilt compartments, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Spine faded, extremities rubbed, occasional minor spotting to contents. An excellent copy. An attractively bound copy of this classic novel, first published in 1876.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Black Robe

      London, Chatto and Windus. 1881, 1881. First Editions. 3 Volumes. 8vo. Bound in old full tan calf by Riviere, recently respined to style with burgundy and black title labels. Minor edgewear, strong handsome bindngs. Top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers, gilt inner dentelles. Lower right corner missing to flyleaf volume ii. Half title lacking from volume 1 but present in the other 2 volumes. Volume i with crack to title page guttering. All volumes internally clean and fresh. A handsome set. The Black Robe relates the misadventures of Lewis Romayne, and was also controversial for its perceived anti-Catholic bias.

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      A. Marescq Aîné, Paris 1881 - RO40179882: 6 tomes d'env. 800-1000 pages chacun. Auteur, titre et tomaison dorés sur les dos. Page de faux-titre du tome I déchirée, avec manque. 3e édition dans laquelle a été refondu l'ancien ouvrage de MM. Goujet et Merger. Contenant la législation, la Jurisprudence, l'opinion des auteurs, les usages du commerce, les droits de timbre et d'enregistrement, enfin des modèles de tous les actes qui peuvent être faits soit par les membres des Tribunaux de commerce, soit par les commerçants eux-mêmes. Tome I: A-AS. Tome II: AT-COM. Tome III: COM-EX. Tome IV: F-J. Tome V: J-PROP. Tome VI: PROP-Z. In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos à nerfs. Rousseurs Classification Dewey : 343-Droit fiscal, commercial, défense [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Sikandar Nama, E Bara, Or Book Of Alexander The Great - Written A. D. 1200 by Abu Muhammad Bin Yusuf Bin Mu,Ayyid-I-Nizamu-Din

      London: W. H. Allen & CO, 1881. Hardcover. VeryGood.

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        Rolls and Historical Sketch of the Tenth Regiment, So. Ca. Volunteers, in the Army of the Confederate States

      Charleston, S.C.: Walker, Evans & Cogswell, Printers. 1881. First. First edition. Small octavo. 138pp., with a color plate of the regiment's battle flag at the front. Light blue printed paper wrappers. Two small tears at the spine ends, light soiling to the rear wrap, else near fine. A scarce contemporary history by one the regiment's commanders, Lieutenant-Colonel Walker. Organized at Camp Marion, near Georgetown, South Carolina, the unit began its service in August 1861 and quickly gained notoriety as a well-disciplined regiment. The unit fought in skirmishes and major battles throughout the Confederate States and surrendered on April 26, 1865. A handsome copy in the original wraps. .

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

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

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        Ueber Gastroskopie und Oesophagoskopie (pp.1405-1408; 1437-1443; 1473-1475; 1505-1507; 1537-1541; 1573-1577; 1629-1631, 3 Abb.).

      - Wien. med. Presse, 22. - Wien, Verlag von Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1881, 4°, (6) pp., 1644 Sp., Halbleinenband der Zeit. First Edition! - Johann von Mikulicz-Radecki (1850-1905) "was the first to use the electric oesophagoscope invented by Leiter in 1880. He was among the most distinguished of Billroth's pupils and contributed much to cancer surgery." - Garrison & Morton No.3475 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Julia Ward Howe pens a stanza of her most famous composition, "Battle Hymn of the Republic"

      "Autograph Quotation Signed, ""Julia Ward Howe,"" and ""J. W. H.,"" 2 pages, 8"" x 10"", Boston, November 17, 1881, being the fifth stanza of ""The Battle Hymn of the Republic,"" transcribed for collector William J. Bok in Brooklyn. Light horizontal creases, very light soiling, a small news clipping affixed to verso, else fine condition. Howe writes, in full: ""In the beauty of the lilies Christ was bornacross the sea,With a glory in his bosom that transfiguresyou and me;As he died to make men holy, let us dieto make men free,While God is marching on."" On the verso she adds a short note: ""Thanks for your kind letter. I send the enclosed with pleasure. J.W.H."" First composed in 1860 (according to a notation by Howe in this transcription), the poem was placed to music, using the tune from the popular song, ""John Brown's Body,"" and published in February 1862. It became an instant hit and has remained a popular American patriotic song to this day."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Nilbilder. Vier und zwanzig Facsimilies nach Aquarellen. Naturaufnahmen während zweier Orientreisen 1862 und 1865. Erläuternede Texte von A. E. Brehm und J. Dümichen.

      Wandsbeck, Seitz, 1881.. III + 81 S. + 24 Tafeln. OLwd.. Mit allen Tafeln sowie den zugehörigen Seidenhemdchen mit Titeleien. - Ebd. fachmännisch restauriert, leichte Lichtschatten, leichte Gbrsp. Die Abbildung zeigt einen Ausschnitt.

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        The Survey of Western Palestine. Memoirs of the Topography, Orography, Hydrography, and Archaeology. (3 Volume Set) (1. sheets I.-IV. Galilee. -- 2. sheets VII.-XVI. Samaria. -- 3. sheets XVII.-XXVI. Judaea.)

      The Committee of the Palestine Exploration Fund, 1881-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 3 volume set. 31 cm. Clean, unmarked pages. Hardcover. Windsor Castle, Chapter library stamps and markings (released in 1948). Bindings are worn (particularly vol. 3, which is not rebacked), 2 volumes rebacked on library cloth. Some color illustrations, many black and white illustrations. Includes:1. sheets I.-IV. Galilee. --2. sheets VII.-XVI. Samaria. --3. sheets XVII.-XXVI. Judaea. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US.

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        Scenes in Ceylon

      London: Chapman Hall, 1881., 1881Oblong folio, 37 x 55.5 cms. (15 x 32 inches). Title, errata slip, 20 plates with descriptive letterpress in verse. Front board with faded title and authors' names along with a branch with green leaves and red berries. Boards and spine professionally restored. Internally title page somewhat dusty, but tight and clean with only a few light spots. Attractive illustrations of life in Ceylon in the mid-late nineteenth century from an European perspective. Copac only list one copy, in the BL. This is a large and heavy book which would require extra postage. We can only post abroad where a signature on arrival or similar can be obtained.

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        La circulation du sang. A l'état physiologie et dans les maladies.

      - Paris, Mason, 1881, 4°, (8), 747 pp., mit 358 Holzstichen, Halbledereinband der Zeit mit 5 Bünden und Rückenvergoldung; Rücken erneuert, feines Exemplar. THE PHYSIOLOGY OF CIRCULATION - First Edition! - "This work based on Etienne Jules Marey's (1830-1904) earlier "Physiologie médicale de la circulation du sang" has the added benefit of nearly twenty years experience, study and research. Marey again presents a comprehensive study of the circulatory system's physiology and pathology, and in addition, he places special emphasis on the clinical sings of cardiac healt and diseases as well as the instrumentation necessary". -cf. Heirs of Hippocrates, No.1048; Garrison & Morton No. 783 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Photographic Illustrations of Skin Diseases.

      . New York, E.B.Trat, No.757 Broadway, 1881, 4°, 102 pp., "Forthy-eight Plates from Life. Colored by Hand", Halbledereinband der Zeit.. Very early edition - third edition or as it is elsewhere offered, first edition, third issue. - George Henry Fox (1846-1937) was professor of dermatology at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, and consulting dermatologist to the Board of Health in the same city. As was customary in his day, he traveled as a young man to Europe for further training, and studied with Virchow in Berlin, Bazin, Hardy and Vidal in Paris, Tilbury Fox and Jonathan Hutchinson in London and notably with Hebra in Vienna. - He has made many contributions, particularly to symptomology, is one of the founders of the American Dermatological Association. This important atlas of skin diseases is his major work. His first atlas "Photographic illustration of skin diseases" ((1879)1880) has 48 plates. According to Dann this was the first dermatological work to make use of a duplicating technique known as heliography or photo-engraving which was invented in 1878. - He is known eponymously for "Fox-Fordyce diseases", describing a papular itchy eruption, confined to the axillae, nipples and pubes, and considered to be a disfunction of the apocrine gland. - See Garrison & Morton No.3996 (1880); Ehring, Skin Diseases, 224 (1880); Pusey, Hist. Dermatol., 147-148; Shelly-G., Classics in Clinical Dermatology, p.324.

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        A rare document signed by James Garfield as President, only five weeks before his shooting by Charles Guiteau, ordering Secretary James G. Blaine to affix the seal to the appointment of former Union General Stephen A. Hurlbut as U.S. Minister to Peru during the Pacific War against Chile

      "Partly-printed Document Signed, ""James A. Garfield,"" as President, 1 page, 8"" x 9.75"", Washington, May 27, 1881 authorizing the Secretary of State to affix the Seal of the United States to ""the envelope of my letter accrediting Stephen A. Hurlbut as Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of the United States."" Expected folds, discreet mounting remnants on verso, just a hint of toning at extreme margins, else fine condition. Stephen A. Hurlbut (1815-1882) served in the Union Army during the Civil, commanding a division at Shiloh, and later commanding a corps during Sherman's Meridian Expedition of 1864. Following the war, Hurlbut served as Minister Resident to Columbia from 1869 to 1872. After a brief stint in Congress, Garfield appointed him Ambassador to Peru in 1881. His short tenure in Lima (he died a year later) was not uneventful as Peru and Bolivia were fighting Chile in the War of the Pacific (1879-1883). During his time in Peru, Hurlbut suffered an embarrassing altercation with Hugh Judson Kilpatrick (1836-1881), who Garfield had appointed United States Minister to Chile only two months prior. Both men (quite improperly) became partisans for the nations in which they resided and greatly complicated the peace negotiations between the two warring South American republics. "

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      - (LARSSON,CARL)illus. NATTVARDSBARNEN af Esaias Tegner. Stockholm: P.A. Norstedt & Soners (1881). 4to, white cloth elaborately stamped in black and gold, 25p., VERY FINE IN ORIGINAL PRINTED DUSTWRAPPER (dw chipped). Perhaps Larsson's first book, this is illustrated by Larsson with 17 smaller and 2 larger page engravings, not at all characteristic of his later style but not unexpectedly so since it preceded his famous Ett Hem of 1899 by nearly 20 years. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Voyages et Aventures du Capitaine Hatteras au pôle nord. (2 éléphants)

      Bibliothèque d'Éducation et de récréation. Paris, J. Hetzel et Cie. 1881 - Les Anglais au pôle nord - Le Désert de glace. 150 vignettes par Riou. Bibliothèque d'Éducation et de récréation. Paris, J. Hetzel et Cie. non daté (1881) - 467 pages. Catalogue AP pour l'année 1882. Relié par Lenègre, imprimé par Gauthier-Villars. Cartonnage Hetzel rouge aux 2 éléphants, 2eme type. Tranches dorées. Gouttières régulières. Pas de rousseur. Bon état. Format in-4°(28x18). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Endoskopie der Harnröhre und Blase.

      - Dtsch. Chir., Lfg.51. - Stuttgart, F.Enke, 1881, 8°, XVI, 240 pp., 22 Holzschnitte im Text und 108 fein kolorierte Abbildungen auf 3 ganzseitigen Tafeln, OBrosch.; unaufgeschn. ERSTE AUSGABE. - Der Begründer der URETHROSKOPIE ist der Wiener Hautarzt Joseph Grünfeld (1840-1910). Es ist die bedeutendste Leistung in der Zeit vor Nitze. Grünfeld faßt alle technischen Errungenschaften seit Bozzinis Lichtleiter in seinen Urethroskopen zusammen. Grünfeld ist auch der Erfinder des Harnröhrenspiegels. Grünfeld verwendete als Reflektor den 1841 von Friedrich Hofmann, Kreisphysikus in Burgsteinfurt, beschriebenen konkaven Hohlspiegel mit zentralem Sehloch und befestigt ihn mit einer Binde an der Stirn; er verschließt den offenen Harnröhrentubus am Schnabel mit einem schrägen Glasfenster und kann damit die untere und hintere Blasenwand sehen. Als erster entfernt er kleine Blasentumoren durch einen offenen Tubus unter Sicht. Er beschreibt den Unterschied von Harnsäure- und Phosphatsteinen etc. Auch sondiert er als erster das Ureterostium unter Kontaktendoskopie und in direkter Sicht (1876). Dabei drückt er das gerade Fenster bei der Frau gegen die Schleimhaut und macht sie so blutleer; das Ureterostium findet er als erster regelmäßig auf, mit einem Blickfeld von 8 mm Durchmesser und einem scheinbaren Abstand von 8-18 cm. Das Andrücken des Fensters an die Blasenwand ist notwendig, weil sonst "die Trübung des Harns hinderlich war". Er erprobt alle möglichen Arten der Beleuchtung, vor allem Gaslicht. Wenn irgend möglich, benutzt er aber helles Sonnenlicht oder Tageslicht, so daß seine Patienten immer auf dem Sprung waren, wenn in Wien die Sonne durch die Wolken brach. - First Edition. In 1876, Josef Grünfeld of Gyorke/Hungaria, a pioneer of cystoscopy, was the first to successfully catheterize the ureters under vision, using malleable catheters introduced into bladder alongside his glassended endoscope. He also was the first surgeon which observe a bladder tumor by cystoscope (1885). - Murphy, 183 & 351; Kiefer Cat. 251; Nicht bei Benjamin Collection. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Leaves Of Grass

      James R. Osgood And Company, 1881, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, 6th EditionOchre Cloth Boards With Gilt Spine Title And Design And Gilt Facsimile Of Whitman's Signature To Front Board. Head And Tail Of Spine Crushed. Three Ink Signatures To Early Prelims And Front Paste Down. Has 1881-82 On Title Page And 'Copyright 1881' To Verso Thus Indicating 2Nd State Of This Edition Which Was Famously Labelled Obscene And Ordered To Be Removed From Sale. Scarce Thus. Includes Tissue Protected Portrait Of The Author Between Pp28 And 29. A Historic And Much Discussed And Written About Edition. 2nd Printing. Size: 8vo - over 7? - 9?" tall. 382 pages. Item Type: Book. Category: Poetry; Inventory No: 021271.

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        Jacob Steiner's Gesammelte Werke. Erster und zweiter Band., Herausgegeben von K. Weierstrass.

      G. Reimer, Berlin 1881/82. - 527 S. mit dem bildnisse Steiners und 44 Figurentafeln - 743 S. mit 23 Figurentafeln, Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2640 Groß 8°, marmoriertes Halbleder der Zeit mit vergoldeten Zierbünden und Rückentitel, Bibliotheks-Exemplare (ordnungsgemäß entwidmet) mit Papier-Rückenschild, Stempel auf Titel, Einbände leicht berieben und bestoßen, die Tafeln von Band 1 mit gaz kleinem Einriss (nicht in den bedruckten Bereich hineinreichend), insgesamt gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Jahrbuch des Königlichen botanischen Gartens und des botanischen Museums zu Berlin. 5 Bände (= alles Erschienene).

      Berlin, Borntraeger, 1881-1889.. Je Band ca. 380 Seiten. Mit 35 lithographischen Tafeln. 24 x 16 cm, Halbleinen der Zeit mit Rückentitel.. Vollständige Reihe der Jahrbücher, bis auf den letzten Band einheitlich gebunden. Teils gering stockfleckig, Titel mit altem Stempel.

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        Lehrbuch der Gehirnkrankheiten. 3 Bde.

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

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        Archives botaniques du Nord de la France. Revue botanique mensuelle.

      - Lille, Danel, 1881 - Paris, Doin, 1889. 4 volumes in-8°. Reliure demi-chagrin vert, dos à nerfs, cuir insollé, épidermures, coiffes émoussées. Très nombreux schémas in-texte. Contient : Tome 1 Première année avril 1881- mars 1882 - Definition des membres des plantes vasculaires par C. Eg. Bertrand. - Nomenclature de la graine. Germination. - Classification des Thallophytes. - Anatomie comparée des organes végétatifs et des téguments séminaux des cucurbitacées par M. H. Lotar. - Nomenclature de la tige, de la feuille et de la racine. - Remarque sur le diagramme de quelques renonculacées à fleurs régulières. - Notes sur les Sphénozamites par B. Renault. - Contribution à l'histoire des Usilaginées par M. Woronin. Tome 2 deuxième année avril 1882 - mars 1884 - Contribution à l'histoire des Usilaginées par M. Woronin. (suite) - Notice biographique sur J. Decaisne. - L'accroissement de la racine chez les phanérogames par Schwendener. - Recherche sur les Tmesiptéridées par C. Eg. Bertrand. - Aperçu systèmatique des Chytridiacées recueillies en Europe et dans l'Asie centrale par N. Sorokine. - Recherche sur les Tubercules de Jalap par A. Bouriez. Tome 3 troisième année avril 1884 - mars 1886 - Recherche sur les Tmesiptéridées par C. Eg. Bertrand. (suite) - Recherche sur les Jalap par A. Bouriez. - Phylloglossum par C. Eg. Bertrand. - Notice sur L. R. Tulasne et sur son oeuvre botanique par P. Duchateau. - Remarque sur les faisceaux foliaires des cycadées actuelles et sur la sigification morphologique des tissus des faisceaux unipolaires diploxylés par C. Eg. Bertrand et B. Renault. - Recherche sur les poroxylons, gymnospermes fossiles du terrain houiller supérieur par C. Eg. Bertrand et B. Renault. Tome 4 quatrième et cinquième année avril 1886 - juillet 1889 - Recherche sur les poroxylons, gymnospermes fossiles du terrain houiller supérieur par C. Eg. Bertrand et B. Renault. (suite) - Recherche sur l'anatomie comparée des calycanthées, des Mélastomacées et des myrtacées par O. Lignier. (nd) (pah6)

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        My Boy and I or On The Road to Slumberland

      G W Harlan/Lovis C. Tiffany Co.. 1881. First. Oblong, blind-stamped, limp leather. Pages and plates loose due to the loss of the silk ties but are present, title page and endpapers browned with some modest chipping to the edges, leather dry and worn with chipping to corners, thus good only. .

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        Bartolozzi and His Works, A Biographical and Descriptive Account of the Life and Career of Francesco Bartolozzi, R.A.; 2 Vols.

      Field & Tuer / Scribner & Welford, London / New York 1881 - Limited Printing. Two volumes, complete. Large quarto, full vellum with gilt titles, gilt top edge, clean unmarked texts, 211 + 152 pp., illustrated (including some plates on silk), Very Good set, some foxing/soil/discoloration to the outer edges of some pages, light soil to the covers, some wear to the tips and edges of the covers and to the spines of both volumes (some expert repair-work has been done to the lower portion of the spine of the first volume), two small bookplates to the front pastedowns of both volumes. No statement of limitation, but we assume 1/100 of this Limited Printing. Digital images sent upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Field & Tuer 0, London S/D (1881?) - 2 Vols de [16]-211-[13] / [12]-152-[14] pp. Encadernado em dois volumes em inteira de pergaminho. Com 13 Gravuras Tiradas das pranchas originais. Excelente monografia de Bartolozzi primorosamente impressa sobre papel encorpado. Bartolozzi (1728 - 1815) Nasceu em Itália (Florença), gravou em Veneza e foi para Inglaterra em 1762, tendo aberto aí gravuras de grande valor, onde encontrou fama e prosperidade. Em 1802 mudou-se para Portugal onde fundou uma aula de gravura e realizou gravuras com os retratos de D. João Vi, Wellington e outras gravuras de mérito. Ver. (Pamplona - Dicionário De Pintores), (Ernesto Soares - Hist. Da Gravura Artística Vol. I. pp101/120) Size: In-4º(292x230) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      J. S. Ogilvie & Co., Publishers, 1881., 1881. First edition. 11 3/4" x 8 5/8" printed wrappers, double column, 64 pp. (including covers). Buffalo Bill Cody was fairly well known in the West as a buffalo hunter and scout when Buntline went west seeking new inspiration for his prolific imagination and was introduced to him at Fort McPherson, Nebraska. The encounter resulted in Buntline's story, "Buffalo Bill, The King of the Border Men." Spine reinforced with paper tape, tears and chips to the front page, an old water stain to top edge of a few pages, reinforced at a number of points with adhesive-backed paper tape, the entire rear cover is completely backed and reinforced. Overall a good copy with the entire contents legible.

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        Doctor Wortle's School

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1881. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. A Very Good + to Near Fine copy of the first edition, first printing, in 3/4 blue leather with coordinated blue cloth, top edge of the closed page blocks gilded (some modest rubbing to the board corners and tiny rubs to the spine ends -- bound without the catalogue); Trollope's tale of the Rev. Mr. Peacocke, an Englishman, who, while teaching in St. Louis, befriended the deserted wife of Ferdinand Lefroy, a man of bad character. Upon later confirming that Lefroy had died, he married the widow. Lefroy then reappeared, made himself known to the newly-wed couple, and then disappeared again. Peacocke promptly returned to England with his bride where the couple took positions at Doctor Wortle's school and grew quite popular. Rumors of their past emerged and Peacocke confessed his unintentional bigamy to his employer. Lefroy's brother turned up intent on blackmail, found that Peacocke's secret had already been discovered, abandoned his blackmailing scheme and acknowledged that Ferdinand Lefroy had indeed died subsequent to the Peacocke's marriage. What then, was to be done respecting the Peacocke's bigamous marriage and their employment at the school? A Very Good + to Near Fine copy of a rather uncommon Trollope novel.

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        A Polar Reconnaissance Being The Voyage Of The "Isbforn" To Novaya Zemlya In 1879.

      London, C. Kegan & Paul, 1881.. Rebound First Edition; frontispiece, 9 b/w illustrations, 2 folding maps at rear, note on the fishes, index; rebound in modern half blue half calf marbled boards, raised bands, title on label on spine, new endpapers, a fine copy. Sir Albert Hastings Markham K.C.B. (11 November 1841 - 28 October 1918) was a British explorer, author, and officer in the Royal Navy.

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        ALS ("GDoré").

      No place, 17. or 27. XII. 1881. - Large 8vo. 1¾ pp. on double leaf. To an unnamed addressee: "[.] A de l'honneur que vous m'avez faite en esperant bien de moi [.]". - On stationery with black border; slightly browned due to paper.

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      - Ensayo de un tratado de esgrima de florete.- Toledo, Imprenta y Librería de Fando e Hijo, 1881; en 8º mayor holandesa nueva, conserva cubierta superior restaurada, 135 pp. 1h. 7 láminas plegadas. Palau 76509.

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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1881. 18th edition

      London: John Wisden & Co. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. Slight foxing. 1881. First Edition. Brown hardback cloth cover. Modern rebind. 160mm x 100mm (6" x 4"). 228pp + ads. Original covers not bound in. .

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