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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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        De Benguella às Terras de Iácca descripção de Uma Viagem na Africa Central e Occidental - Obra em Dois Volumes

      Imprensa Nacional 1881 - Bons exemplares com encadernação à época lombada em pele com nervuras, rotulos gravados. Guardas com acidez. Interior limpo. Conserva as capas de brochura. Com assinatura e carimbo na folha de rosto 792 p. Lang: Portugues 2.60 Kgs

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        Illustrations of the Textile Manufactures of India.

      London: South Kensington Museum 1881 - 48 cm. Elephant folio. Yellow cloth. Scattered staining to front cover.1 preliminary leaf, only 84 Chromo-lithographic color plates. Tissue guards. Gorgeous plates throughout. Institutional stamps on plates. A rare volume. "A collection of plates on Indian textiles from the Victoria & Albert Museum which include many designs for turbans, garments, scarf and mats. The museum's Indian collections have their origins in the East India Company's Museum, or Oriental Repository, founded in 1791. In 1881, the year of publication of the present book, Caspar Purdon Clarke, who had arranged the new Indian section, was sent to India to expand the collections with instructions to collect objects in everyday production in order to encourage the 'native art manufactures' of India. It was also intended that these would provide models of design and ornamentation for British manufacturers and art students. Clarke's purchases included probably the museum's largest single acquisition of Indian textiles, in all more than a thousand examples of textiles and dress." - Christie's Sale 4826, Lot 194, 25 April 2012. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The senior partner

      A Novel. By Mrs. J.H. Riddell, Author of ‘George Geith,’ ‘The Mystery in Palace Gardens,’ etc. In three volumes. London: Richard Bentley and Son, Publishers in Ordinary to her Majesty the Queen, 1881. (All Rights reserved.) 3 Vols.,; final leaf in each volume a single inset; pp.[vi]+298; [vi]+309+[i (blank)]; [vi]+290; diagonally very-fine-ribbed apple-green cloth blocked very dark green on front cover and spine, lettered very dark green on front cover, gilt on spine; end-papers printed with flower-and-leaf design in grey-green. One or two very minor faults, but a very nice copy, near-fine. Scarce thus. Very scarce. Sadleir, 2066, listing the copy from the publisher’s file; Wolff lists only a later German reprint; Hubin, p.346. Includes a fair amount of detection, and the subject is financial swindling, but the story involves nothing that would have been criminous at the time. All books listed by Robert Temple are first editions unless otherwise stated.

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        Illustrations of the Textile Manufactures of India

      London: South Kensington Museum, 1881-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 48 cm. Elephant folio. Yellow cloth. Scattered staining to front cover.1 preliminary leaf, only 84 Chromo-lithographic color plates. Tissue guards. Gorgeous plates throughout. Institutional stamps on plates. A rare volume. "A collection of plates on Indian textiles from the Victoria & Albert Museum which include many designs for turbans, garments, scarf and mats. The museum's Indian collections have their origins in the East India Company's Museum, or Oriental Repository, founded in 1791. In 1881, the year of publication of the present book, Caspar Purdon Clarke, who had arranged the new Indian section, was sent to India to expand the collections with instructions to collect objects in everyday production in order to encourage the 'native art manufactures' of India. It was also intended that these would provide models of design and ornamentation for British manufacturers and art students. Clarke's purchases included probably the museum's largest single acquisition of Indian textiles, in all more than a thousand examples of textiles and dress." - Christie's Sale 4826, Lot 194, 25 April 2012.

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      1881 - SMITH, Hamilton. ANNALS OF SCIENCE, BEING A RECORD OF THE INVENTIONS, AND IMPROVEMENTS IN APPLIED SCIENCE. Conducted by Hamilton L. Smith, A. M. Cleveland: Printed by Harris, Fairbanks & Co., 1852(-1853). Thirteen issues containing early articles and notices about photography. Most issues are 16 pp., except for Vol 2, No. 5, which is 32pp. Octavo, printed self-wrappers, edges untrimmed. Pencil ownership of George B. Emerson (1797-1881), educational leader and amateur naturalist, on six issues. Except for two issues (Vol. 1, No. 1 & Vol 2, No. 5) whose wrappers are heavily dust-soiled, most wrappers are lightly dust-soiled, with occasional creasing and/or nicks to some edges, and scattered light foxing within, though mostly clean. The articles: "New Process on Glass," by J. Pucher. P. 14. Vol. 1, No. 1. October 15, 1852. "New Photographic Paper," by M. Gustavus LeGray. P. 32. Vol. 1, No. 3. November 15, 1852. "Direct Positive Proofs Upon Glass," by M. Adolphe Martin. P. 59. Vol. 1, No. 5. December 15, 1852. "Photographic Landscapes on Paper," by John John Stewart. P. 89-90. Vol. 1, No. 8. February 1, 1853. "Heliography." P. 118-119. Vol. 1, No. 10. March 1, 1853. "Paper Photography." P. 119- 120. Vol. 1, No. 10. March 1, 1853. "Iodizing Paper," by Weld Taylor. P. 132. Vol. 1, No. 11. April 1, 1853. "Iodizing Paper," by Thos. L. Mansell. P. 166. Vol. 1, No. 14. May 15, 1853. "Representation of Microscopic Objects," by Joseph Delves. P. 174. Vol. 1, No. 15. June 15, 1853. "New Process on Glass," by H. L. Smith. P. 174. Vol. 1, No. 15. June 15, 1853. "Engraving on Steel," Part 2 only, by H. F. Talbot. P. 203. Vol. 1, No. 17. July 15, 1853. "The Wax Paper process," by William Crookes. P. 228-229. Vol. 1, No. 19. September 1, 1853. "Positive Photographic Impressions," by A. Martin. P. 254. Vol. 1, No. 21. October 1, 1853. "Photography and the Microscope," by H.C.K. P. 265-266. Vol. 1, No. 22. "Photographic Process," by Mr. C. J. Muller. P. 120-121. Vol. 2, No. 5. May, 1854. "The Practice of Photography," Part 1 only, by Philip H. Delamotte. P. 124-127. Vol. 2, No. 5. May, 1854. "The Photographic Society." P. 140. Vol. 2, No. 5. May, 1854. Eleven complete articles and 2 incomplete. Rare. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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

      [Paris], ca. 1860-1881 - 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 (THEATER) Oblong folio. 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. 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 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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      1881. WERNER, Karl. NILBILDER. Vier und zwanzig Facsimiles nach Aquarellen. Naturaufnahmen wahrend zweier Orientreisen 1862 und 1865 von Karl Werner. Erlauternde Texte von Dr. A(lfred) E. Brehm und Professor J(ohannes) Dumichen. Pantographie-Ausgabe Seitz Patent. Wandsbeck: Verlag und Druck der Artistischen Anstalt Gustav W. Seitz, 1881. 81 pp. text + [24] chromolithographic plates showing scenic views and daily life along the Nile, from Cairo to Nubia, after watercolors by the esteemed German artist Kar Werner (1808-1894), with a few text figures and a two-color line map as frontispiece. The views are mounted on heavy stock and have letterpress tissue guards. This is a small folio verion, 38 x 29 cm, of a larger folio version that was first published in the 1870S in parts. Publisher's decorated cloth binding (with binder's ticket: G. Fritzsche, Leipzig) printed in colors and stamped in gilt to spine and upper board in the style of an Islamic bookbinding. It is moderately soiled and worn, especially at fore-corners, and has been rebacked, with the original backstrip laid down and a new spine label. Three text leaves have closed tears, two of which are carefully mended on versos; and there is some occasional, light thumbing in margins of text leaves and mounts. The plates themselves are quite clean and lovely.

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        Elenco dei pesci dell'Adriatico.

      - Milano, Ulrico Hoepli, 1881. Folio (325 x 230mm). pp. viii, 60, with 7 chromolithographed plates. Publisher's printed wrappers. A superbly produced monograph on the fishes of the Adriatic sea. Many of the plates have been printed in silver.Dean II, p. 253. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Ancient Scottish Weapons

      Edinburgh and London: George Waterson and Sons. 1881. First. First edition. Large folio. Quarter morocco and cloth. 54 color plates. Evidence of bookplate removed from front pastedown, joints professionally strengthened, an about very good copy which is tight and relatively handsome. Copy number 344 of 500 numbered copies. .

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        Campaigns Of General Custer In The North-West And The Final Surrender Of Sitting Bull

      Jenkins & Thomas Printers, N.Y. 1881 - 139 pages + 10 pages of ads, spine repaired, Very nice copy! Describes the aftermath, and the surrender of Sitting Bull, and the crippling of Rain-in the-Face Luther High Spot 138, Howes W40aa [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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

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

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        Zeitschrift des Deutschen und Oesterreichischen Alpenvereins.,

      Sbg./Wien/Innsbruck., Vlg. d. Deutschen u. Oesterr. Alpenvereins 1881ff. - Red. v. Th. Trautwein. Bd. 12 (1881) - Bd. 34 (1903), Bd. 39 (1908) - Bd. 44 (1913). Zus. 28 Bde. 8° (ab 1895 in-4°). Mit zahlr. Illustr., meist gefalt. Karten u. Panoramen HLn. d. Zt. (1881-83) u. OLn.-Bde. Bis 1894 mit prächtiger Gold- u. Silberpräg. Zustand überwiegend sehr gut. Von 1881-1903 durchgehende Folge. Es fehlen in: Bd. 15 (1884) Übersichtskarte d. Tennengebirges, Kalkkögel, Kartenskizze Brentagruppe, Panorama v. Habicht in Stubai; - Bde. 16-18 (1885-87) jeweils "Karte d. Berchtesgadener Alpen"; - Bd. 21 (1890) Specialkarte Großglockner; - Bd. 22 (1891) Übersichtskarte Ostalpen u. Specialkarte Ortlergruppe; - Bd. 23 (1892) Karte d. Sonnenblickgebietes; - Bd. 24 (1893) Karte d. Oetztahler u. Stubaiergruppe; - Bde. 26-28 (1895-97) jeweils Karte v. Oetzthal u. Stubai; - Bd. 31 (1900) Übersichtskarte Ostalpen westl. Bl.; - Bd. 32 (1901) Übersichtskarte d. Ostalpen östl. Bl. - Bd. 33 (1902) Touristenwanderkarte Dolomiten, Bl. 2; - Bd. 39 (1908) Karte d. Brentagruppe. - Zahlreiche Einzelbände sind lagernd und können auf Wunsch angeboten werden. Gewicht in Gramm: 28000 Sonderangebot: Antiquariat Burgverlag bietet AbeBooks-Kunden einen exklusiven Rabatt von 50% auf sämtliche Preise. Alter Preis: 2400,00 EUR [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ueber die von Herrn Professor Billroth ausgeführten Resectionen des Carcinomatösen Pylorus.

      . Wien, Wilhelm Braumüller, 1881, 8°, (6), 53, (3) pp., 3 lith. Taf.; 42pp. Verlagsverzeichnis, feienr Halbledereinband; St.a.Tit.. ERSTE ERFOLGREICHE MAGENRESEKTION - BILLROTH I - - Erste und einzige Auflage der sehr seltenen ersten Monographie der Magenchirurgie! - - Im August des Jahres 1877 schloss Professor Billroth seinen Aufsatz über eine erfolgreiche Gasteroraphie mit folgenden Worten : "Es ist von dieser Operation zur Resection eines Stückes carcinomatös degenerirten Magens nur noch ein kleiner Schritt zu machen, wie ihn jüngst Czerny von der Oesophagotomie zur Resection eines carcinomatös degenerirten Stückes Oesophagus mit glücklichem Erfolge gemacht hat." - Zwei Jahre später gab Herrn Prof. Billroth, ein Fall von gelungener Enteroraphie von Neuem Gelegenheit, sich über die Frage der Magenresection in folgender Weise auszusprechen: "Nachdem früher von mir gezeigt wurde, dass man Magenwunden ebenso wie den Darm vernähen kann, ohne fürchten zu müssen, dass der 'Verdauungssaft die Heilung per primam hindert, so steht nun anatomisch, physiologisch und technisch der partiellen Resection des Magens beim Menschen (z. B. wegen Carcinom) nichts mehr im Wege. Es muss gelingen!" - Und wiederum zwei Jahre später ist es Billroth gelungen, am 29. Jänner 1881 bei einer 43 jährigen Frau den carcinomatösen Pylorus mit Glück zu reseciren! - Es ist, soweit mir die Literatur bekannt ist, der dritte Fall von Pylorus-Resection, die am lebenden Menschen überhaupt versucht und ausgeführt wurde, der erste, welcher in Genesung endigte. .." - Als Billroth nach seiner ersten und gelungenen Resection des carcinomatösen Pylorus in einem Briefe an Herrn Dr. Wittelshofer eine vorläufige Mitteilung darüber machte, kam uns nachträglich die Nachricht zu, das Rydygier in Culm bereits am 16.November 1880 bei einem 64jährigen Manne einen carcinomatösen Pylorus resecirt hatte; die zweite Pylorus-Extirpation , welche am lebenden Menschen unternommen worden war. Seitdem hat Rydygier seine Operationsmethode, auf die wir später noch einmal des Genaueren zurückkommen müssen, eingehend auseinandergesetzt, Rydygier's Kranker starb zwölf Stunden nach der Operation." Wölfler, Einleitung (26.April 1881) - - First successful resection of the pylorus for cancer, the Billroth I operation.

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        Petites habitations françaises. Maisons - villas - pavillons

      Paris: Morel, 1881. 100 engraved plates. Folio. 32 x 46 cm. Unbound 4 page signatures as issued. In original qtr. chagrin portfolio. Very good.

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        Biologia Centrali-Americana, or contribution to the knowledge of the Fauna and Flora of Mexico and Central America: COLEOPTERA by H.W. Bates, D. Sharp and others.

      London 1881-1911. 7 volumes bound in 18. 4to (305 x 245mm). pp. x, 316; xv, 824; xii, 717; xii, 432; xv, 690; xii, 372; xxxiv, 572; x, 494; vi, 354; vii, 750; vii, 513; (6), 396; vi, 221; xii, 525; xx, 625; (4), 374; xii, 276; x, 249, with 350 lithographed plates of which 304 finely hand-coloured. Contemporary half leather, spines have been a bit crudely rebacked and 3 volumes in later cloth. The rare coloured issue of the complete coleoptera section of this highly important work on the fauna and flora of Central America. 'The best example of an entomologist who devoted his main efforts to the study of exotic faunas was H.W. Bates (1825-1892). In his early career he spent more than ten years in South America, partly in company with the famous A.R. Wallace; he was a great general biologist, the first to discover the form of mimicry in butterflies that afterwards was named after him. He worked on different insect groups, with his first paper published in 1843. After 1870 he almost exclusively turned to Coleoptera and may be termed the father of coleopterology not only for tropical America, as manifested by his volumes on Carabidae, Longicornia, and Lamellicornia in Godman & Salvin's 'Biologia Centrali-Americana' (Smith, R.T., History of Entomology p. 145)./The whole work was published in 215 parts in 63 volumes from 1875-1915. It was 'the most thorough study of the animals, plants, and human beings of Central America ever attempted' (Nature in the New World p. 187). The zoological section described 38,637 animals, approximately half as new species and half as new genera. Japanese stamp of Mr. Kikumaro Okano on titles.//B.M. (Nat. Hist) VI, p. 380.

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        Boy Travellers Siam & Java, Boy Travellers in the Far East Part Second

      HARPER & BROS, NY 1881 - Adventures of Two youths in a Journey to Siam and Java with descriptions of Cochin-China, Cambodia, Sumatra and the Malay Archipelago, bright color frontispiece, numerous illustrations, steel engravings with tissue guards, covers rubbed DATE PUBLISHED: 1881 EDITION: 446 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Petites habitations françaises. Maisons - villas - pavillons.

      Paris: Morel. 1881 - 100 engraved plates. Folio. 32 x 46 cm. Unbound 4 page signatures as issued. In original qtr. chagrin portfolio. Very good.

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        La circulation du sang. A l'etat 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 medicale 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

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        Le Naturalisme au théâtre. Les Théories et les Exemples.

      Paris, G. Charpentier 1881 - EDITION ORIGINALE tirée à 10 exemplaires numérotés sur papier de Hollande. Celui-ci N°8. (Contrôlé) Paris, G. Charpentier 1881 - 408 pages. Fausse mention de deuxième édition sur la couverture. Ex-libris. Reliure demi veau vert olive à la bradel. Dos lisse avec titre, auteur et date en pied dorés. Dos insolé. Non rogné, témoins conservés. Couverture jaune conservée. Pas de rousseur. Bon état. Format in-12°(19x13). 1ère Edition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      1881 - Translated by W. J. Gordon. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1881. 16 pp undated ads. Original chocolate brown cloth pictorially decorated in black and gilt, beveled. First American Hardbound Edition of the first part of Verne's South American adventure THE GIANT RAFT (the second part, THE CRYPTOGRAM, was published later). Published in French in 1881 as LA JANGADA (a Brazilian term for a large river raft), the first American edition of Part I was Munro's wrappered Seaside Library version, in July of that year. Sampson Low's illustrated hardbound London edition came out in November 1881, followed by this American edition in December; the American second part did not come out until September 1882.~This copy is in chocolate brown cloth (one of several colors used, without priority); other than very slight wear at the spine ends it is a fine, bright copy. Taves & Michaluk V022. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Giant Raft. Part I: Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon

      translated by W J Gordon, original pictorial cloth, recased with spine supported, lavishly illustrated, publisher’s catalogue dated January 1881, all edges gilt, ownership signature front free endpaper, good. first edition; 244 pages - Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington 1881

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        Uncle Remus. His Songs and Sayings

      New York: D. Appleton and Company,, 1881. The Folk-Lore of the Old Plantation. With Illustrations by Frederick S. Church and James H. Moser. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and upper board in gold and black, patterned endpapers. Frontispiece, vignette title, 7 plates, and engravings throughout. Lightly rubbed, contents toned. An excellent copy. First edition, first printing, first issue with "presumptive" at page 9, last line, and no mention of this title among the advertisements on page [233].

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      - HARRIS,JOEL CHANDLER. UNCLE REMUS: HIS SONGS AND SAYINGS. NY: D. Appleton 1881. 8vo, brown cloth stamped in gold and black, 231p. + [viii]p. ads, tiny pinhole in ep, owner name, sl. edge wear else VG+. 1st ed., 1st issue with "presumptive" mis-spelled on p. 9 bottom line and without ads for this title rear. Illus. by Frederick Church and James Moser. Harris was the first American author to set out to chronicle American Black legends and stories. Brer Rabbit and Brer Fox have become American icons. This is a nice copy of this book. Peter Parley to Penrod p56, BAL 7100, Grolier, 100 Influential American Books prior to 1900 #83. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        New Guinea: What I Did and What I Saw (2 vols.)

      Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, London 1881 - 2nd edition, lt. blue cloth, good plus. Both volumes a little shaken, foxed on top edge, less on foreedge, spines darkened. Books were bound with signatures stapled rather than sewn, and this is not a good idea; the staples are rusted, and some signatures are loosening. Moderate foxing in text at beginnings and ends. All plates and maps are present, but the folding map in rear of vol. 2 (with hand-colored routes and rivers) has been repaired with packing tape, now replaced with archival tape, but stained brown where the old tape was. 424 + 422 pp., index in vol. 2. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        COLECCION COMPLETA DE LEYES, REALES DECRETOS, REALES ÓRDENES, ÓRDENES, CIRCULARES Y RESOLUCIONES. Referentes a la toma de razón de la Propiedad Inmueble y Derechos Reales en España, expedidas desde 2 de Diciembre de 1339 hasta 31 de Diciembre de 1873. Formada por D. y D. Acompadañada de: Colección Oficial de Leyes, Reales Decretos [.] desde 1º de Enero 1874 hasta 31 de diciembre 1886. 1ª edición. IV volúmenes

      - Madrid. Tipografía Gutenberg. Imprenta del Ministerio de Gracia y Justicia. Establecimiento Tipográficos de Felipe Pinto. 1881-1887. Cuatro volúmenes. 4º menor, vipp-1h-979pp, viipp y vuelta, 712pp, 1h-802pp, 1h-593pp. Holandesa piel española puntas época, hierros dorados, doble tejuelo, cortes jaspeados. Sello estampillado en portada. Muy buen ejemplar, limpio. CCPB000329484-6 para la primera obra, CCPB000329504-4, para los tres volúmenes siguientes. Imagen en sitio virtual de MIMO Libros [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Volúmen Segundo de las Memorias de Matías de Novoa, publicadas por primera vez, bajo el título «Historia de Felipe IV, Rey de España», por el Marqués de la Fuensanta del Valle, José Sancho Rayón y Francisco de Zabálburu, componiendo el Tomo LXXVII de la «Colección de Documentos Inéditos para la Historia de España»

      Madrid, Imprenta de Miguel Ginesta, 1881. 4to.; 2 hs., 664 pp. Encuadernación de la época en tela. Primera edición de las inéditas «Memorias de Matias de Novoa, Ayuda de Cámara de Felipe IV, antes atribuídas a Bernabé de Vivanco, o Historia de Felipe IV», una fuente inagotable e imprescindible para el estudio de la monarquía hispana del Siglo de Oro.

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      Houghton, Mifflin, The Riverside Press, Boston 1881 - Three volumes. Folio. Profusely illustrated including full-page plates. Bound in full pebbled morocco over beveled boards with marbled endpapers, a.e.g., the spines with gilt titles, the upper cover with gilt titles and an Irish harp device, covers and spines with ornate decorations in blind, dentelles. Just about fine with minor rubbing and some soft corners, internally bright and fine, very nice copies [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Address Delivered at the Dedication of the Hall of the Boston Medical Library Association, on December III, MDCCCLXXVIII ... Report of the Librarian James R. Chadwick

      Cambridge: Printed at the Riverside Press. 1881. First. First edition. Printed wrappers. 39,18pp. Chips to the corners of the first several leaves, and general wear, an about very good copy. Inscribed by Chadwick: "Dr. Weir Mitchell with regards of James R. Chadwick." With S. Weir Mitchell's ownership stamp on the front wrap and title page. Chadwick's report is paginated separately from the Holmes Address. Like Oliver Wendell Holmes, Silas Weir Mitchell was both a distinguished physician and a successful literary figure, and Blanck's Bibliography of American Literature lists both non-fiction and fiction titles by him. As a doctor he was known both for his work on gunshot wounds and for his work on nervous diseases, both studies made possible by the abundance of cases during the American Civil War. He was Charlotte Perkins Gilman's doctor and his prescription to her for the rest cure that he pioneered provided the idea for The Yellow Wallpaper. He also treated Edith Wharton for nervous affliction. Among Mitchell's notable fiction, he is remembered for historical novels such as Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker, and the children's tale The Wonderful Stories of Fuz-Buz the Fly. .

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

      Boston: James R. Osgood and Company,. 1881. Octavo, pp. [1-2: blank] [i-v] vi-viii [ix] x-xi [xii-xv] xvi-xxviii [xxix-xxxi] xxxii-lxii [1-3] 4-485 [486: blank] [487-488: blank leaf excised or pasted under rear endpaper], flyleaf at front, inserted frontispiece (portrait of the author) with tissue guard, three additional inserted plates, one with tissue guard, inserted facsimile, other illustrations in the text,. original decorated dark brown cloth, front and rear panels ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in gold and ruled in blind, brown coated endpapers.. A fine copy. The first printing of this book is uncommon, especially. in this condition. (#130412). First edition. The author's posthumously published only book, collecting material first published in periodicals in the late 1850s and early 1860s. 994 copies of the 1530 printed were bound and the remaining sheets were junked three years after publication. O'Brien (1828-1862) was an important contributor to the type of fantasy tale exemplified by Poe and Bierce. His finest and best known story, "The Diamond Lens," is included in this collection. O'Brien's "importance rests on a handful of brilliantly original sf tales, which were influential not only on subsequent sf but also on the development of the short-story genre." - Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. [884]. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 1-33, 1-34 and 1-35; (1981) 1-132; (1987) 1-72; (1995) 1-72; and (2004) II- 825. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 140. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 2-134. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1246. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1699. Clareson, The Emergence of American Science Fiction: 1880-1915, pp. 39-42. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 304. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature IV, pp. 1657-61. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1944-47. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 33. Bleiler (1978), p. 149. Reginald 10892. BAL 15183.

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        Die Wahrheit. Humoristisch-satirisches Wochenblatt. 1. Jahrgang von 1880 mit den Nummern 4 - 52. Es FEHLEN die Nummern 30, 33, 38, 43, 44, 48 und 49 in der Folge. Dabei Nummer 2 des 2. Jahrgangs von 1881 mit Beilage.

      Verlag Expedition der Wahrheit, Berlin 1880 und 1881. - FL1200 Grauer Halbleinenband,stark abgenutzt, Innengelenke geplatzt. Buchgröße: 36 cm x 26 cm. Je Nummer 4- 6 Seiten, teils mit 2-4 seitiger Beilage, zusammen ca. 250 Seiten. Zwei- und dreispaltig gesetzt mit Abbildungen und teils ganzseitige Illustrationen im Text. Einige Seiten weisen quere Faltspuren auf. Im Innenbereich überwiegend sauber und ordentlich. "Die Wahrheit" ist ein anti-semitisches Wochenblatt, welches kurz nach der Gründung des Antisemitenbundes 1879 in Berlin erschien. Die Ausgaben erschienen jeden Sonnabend bis 1885. 1400

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        Englische Handelspolitik gegen Ende des Mittelalters (mit besonderer Berücksichtigung des Zeitalters der beiden ersten Tudors Heinrich VII. und Heinrich VIII. (2 Bände KOMPLETT) - Bd. I: Darstellung: Die Handelsbeziehungen zwischen England und den Niederlanden - England und die italienischen Republiken mit besonderer Berücksichtigung Venedigs - England und die Hansen - England und die skandinavischen Reiche - England und Spanien - England und Portugal - England und Frankreich - Englands Handelsbeziehungen zu Irland und Schottland - Die Stellung der beiden ersten Tudors zu den Entdeckungen - Die Stapelkaufleute und Merchant adventurers - Die Schiffahrtspolitik - Das englische Fremdenrecht - Der Industrieschutz - Die Geld- und Münzpolitik - Die Creditpolitik - Fürsorge für die Verkehrswege - Mass und Gewicht. Güte der Waaren - Die Preispolitik - Schlussbetrachtung - Anhang/ Bd. II: Zoll- und Handelsstatistik - Urkunden-Beilagen. Von der Beneke-Stiftung mit dem ersten Preis gekrönt;

      Verlag von Duncker & Humblot; 1881.. Orig.Ausgabe - KEIN Reprint; 684/ 672 Seiten; Gebundene Ausgabe. Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Schnitt und Einband sind leicht staubschmutzig; Der Buchzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 2 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; es handelt sich hierbei um die Original-Erstausgabe von 1881!

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        Pyle, Howard] Yankee Doodle, An Old Friend in a New Dress

      Dodd, Mead and Company, New York 1881 - 4to. Cloth backed, paper covered boards with pictorial covers. Eight delightful full-page color plates, eight in light blue, numerous others, all by Pyle in distinctive early style reminiscent of Walter Crane toybooks. Among Pyle's earliest color illustrations, these portray the style that influenced the Brandywine illustrators. Expertly rebacked, original endpapers. Corners scuffed, hinges cracked, lacking rear free fly, very good. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Tasmanian Friends and Foes, feathered, furred and finned : a family chronicle of country life, natural history, and veritable adventure

      London: Marcus Ward. 1881. With coloured plates, from drawings by the Author and other illustrations. Second edition. Small 4to. [ii], 260pp, 8 coloured plates. Original green cloth, decorated in gold, black and blind; head and tail of spine rubbed, corners less so. All edges gilt. Slight foxing on a couple of early pages, otherwise the text is clean, as are all the plates. A very good copy. *** Ferguson 12515. .

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        A Record of European Armour and Arms Through Seven Centuries. Six Volumes, including A Record of Armour Sales 1881-1924

      G. Bell & Sons - Six volumes, including F. H. Cripps-Day's supplementary volume covering armour sales. Tall 4to volumes, profusely illustrated. 286; 341; 358; 353; 383; 327 pp. A nice, clean set, with a few minor blemishes such as lightly bumped board edges and insignificant wear to the leather spine labels. Very good overall. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Birket Foster's Pictures of English Landscape.

      London. George Routledge and Sons. n.d. ( 1881 ) - India proof edition limited to numbered copies of which this is #970. Illustrated with 30 exceptionally stunning full page tissue guarded plates by Foster engraved by the Brothers Dalziel. Folio. Bound in full gilt embellished white vellum. A supremely extravagant collection of Foster's nostalgically pastoral engravings. Usual darkening to Vellum covers and spine. A Very Good crisp copy of this delicious volume. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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