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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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        Iles de la Grèce

      Librairie de Firmin-Didot et Cie, Paris 1881 - L'Univers - Histoire et description de tous les peuples. iv+644 pp.+ 32 gravures h.t. 21,9x13,6 cm. --- "J'ai réuni dans ce volume, sous le nom d'Iles de la Grèce, toutes les îles de la Méditerrannée orientale, depuis Chypre jusqu'à Corfou, de l'est à l'ouest, et depuis les îles des Princes jusqu'à celle de Candie, dans la direction du nord au sud [.]" --- Text in french. Cloth-bound. Light wear to the edges of the spine. Some pages are being repaired with tape. Written name on first blank page. No missing pages, text is clean. Folding map of Greece and 30 engravings in very good condition, without foxing. GOOD+ [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        UNCLE REMUS: HIS SONGS AND SAYINGS

      - 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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        THE POETICAL WORKS OF HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW [with] THE COMPLETE PROSE WORKS. WITH HIS LATER POEMS

      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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, Ltd. ABAA , ILAB]
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        A Madame Ernest Callot. Biskra. Quatorze eaux-fortes gravées sur des dessins originaux. Souvenir d'une excursion en Algérie.

      Sans nom [Chez l'Auteur], sans lieux, 1881. - In-folio ; 1 page de faux-titre-1 page de grand titre-1 f. non ch. [table des gravures]-14 eaux-fortes hors texte, broché d'époque, couverture orange imprimée titre noir, bon exemplaire. Édition originale rare. Manque à Playfair et Tailliart. Envoi manuscrit signé sur la page de garde « Hommage affectueux de l'auteur à mon ami Edouard Simouneau ». Joli recueil de vues de l'oasis de Biskra, exécuté par l'artiste Couneau, aquatintiste de la seconde moitié du XIXe siècle.[Couneau (E.)]. RECUEIL D'ESTAMPES TRÈS RARE ÉDITÉ HORS COMMERCE AVEC UN ENVOI MANUSCRIT DE L'AUTEUR. FIRST EDITION. COMPLET.VERY SCARCE. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Étude sur la Chine. Abrégé de son histoire, son état présent et son avenir.

      Besançon, Imprimerie et Lithographie de J. Jacquin 1881 - In-8° ; X-500 pp.-(1), pleine toile noire, dos lisse, p. de titre verte, couvertures marron imprimées en noir conservées, non rogné, grandes marges, rel. moderne, bel exemplaire. ÉDITION ORIGINALE RARE. FIRST EDITION SCARCE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Oiseaux de Passage Rimes fantastiques - Rimes d'ébène

      Paris, Berger-Levrault et Cie 1881 - Livre d'occasion 19,2 x 12,8 cm, broché, couv. imprimée avec titre en arc de cercle, 4 ff. n. ch., 151 pp., 1 f. n. ch. "Stanislas [de Guaita] est alors ce jeune poète dans le goût baudelairien à qui Mendès venait de révéler Éliphas Lévi . par son classicisme de forme et d’écriture, [Stanislas de Guaita] est plus proche des parnassiens que des symbolistes, si bien qu’il y eut en lui deux êtres distincts : l’hermétiste aristocrate et généreux d’une part, le poète tourmenté et inquiet d’artifices d’autre part " (Alain Mercier dans Les Sources ésotériques et occultes de la poésie symboliste, 1870-1914 (1969)). Condition : Rare édition originale du premier recueil de poésie et premier livre de l'auteur dont il n' a pas été tiré de grand papier. Très bel exemplaire broché, tel que paru, en grande partie non coupé. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        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 Cathcart

      Philadelphia : L.H. Everts, 1881, c1880 - Physical desc.: (1324 p., [1] leaf of plates) : ill., ports., facsims. ; 28 cm. Notes: Includes bibliographical references. Subject: Baptists - Dictionaries.Baptists - Biography. Finely 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. 4 Kg. 1324 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ECOLE SUPERIEURE DE GUERRE 1880-1881, CROQUIS, HISTOIRE MILITAIRE, FORTIFICATIONS

      Non précisé 1881 - RO40144316: Env. 50 planches dépliables de gravures, cartes et plans en noir et blanc (et colorées). Titre et filets dorés sur le dos. Page de titre manquante. Quelques planches détachées. Cartes et plans de campagnes. Plan de Chersonèse. Guerre de Crimée, Bataille d'Inkermann. Guerre d'Italie en 1859, Bataille de Magenta. Bataille de Solférino. Guerre de Sécession, Virginie Orientale et Maryland. Campagne du Général Sherman en Georgie. Expédition du Mexique en 1861, Puebla. Expédition d'Abyssinie en 1868. Front de Neuf-Brisach. In-4 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Coins frottés. Dos frotté. Papier jauni Classification Dewey : 355-Art et science militaires, légion [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      N.p. [Grovetown, Georgia], n.d. [1881] - 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 (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 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        22" X 14" BROADSIDE. NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD. THE GOLDEN NORTHWEST. 50.000 FARMS, 6.000.000 ACRES. RAILROAD LANDS AT 2.50 PER ACRE. WHEAT LANDS, MINNESOTA, DAKOTA, MONTANA.

      J. M. W. Jones Co., n.d. (ca 1881). - Broadside about 22" x 14," printed in black and light green, vignettes of Red River, Grandin Farm, Heart River Valley, D. T., Fargo, D. T., and Kindred Farm, along with promotional text and decorative wheat sheaves in corners. Fine condition. Recently reframed. Very scarce to rare.

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        seder haggadah shel pesach. SERVICE FOR THE TWO FIRST NIGHTS OF PASSOVER, with an English translation [pesah pessach]

      H. Sakolski, 53 Division Street, New York, New York 1881 - Hebrew and English on facing pages. Adir Hu with Judeo-German translation. pp.70, (1). Contemporary marbled boards. 8vo. Yudlov 1583; Yaari 1189. The final leaf contains the following interesting note, in italics: "Note: On these nights it is customary to allow even the meanest Hebrew servant to sit at table during the ceremonial part: as we were all equally alike in bondage." Front paste down has the signature of a former owner: Bella Rosenhaupt, see scan. Bella Rosenhaupt graduated Hunter College in N.Y.C. in 1896 and the following year participated in a huge song festival "Saengerfest" in Philadelphia the following year. See June 20, 1897 N.Y. Times article online. This edition does not have any illustrations. 4 leaves have a small stain, see scan. OCLC lists 8 copies worldwide. Singerman 2922 (1881 ed) . Not in Goldman. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Seven Years iin South Africa - Travels, Researches, and Hunting Adventures, between the Diamond-Fields and the Zambesi (1872 - 79) - in Two Volumes

      Houghton, Mifflin, and Company, Boston. 1881. F 1st Edition. H Hardcover. Very Good. No Jacket This thrillingly recounted journey, of which this is the first US edition, is in two volumes. The brown waxed cloth covers of both volumes are, for their age, are still vivid. The gold print is bright, the pressed illustrations are unworn and evocative. The covers of both volumes have general wear and marking from use and storage. Volume II is the more marked of the two with storage spotting marks. The corners and edges are worn but not significantly so. The back covers are principally storage rubbed. The spines of both volumes are worn at the head and foot. The head of the spines have wear from pulling. Both have handling wear - but the printing is clear and strong. The bindings are muscular and strong. The frontispage of volume 1 is unmarked. That of volume 2 has damp staining. The end papers of both volumes have shallow cracks in the spine seams through to the binding stitching. In volume 2 there is a small half-circle open tear to the bottom end page towards the spine edge. The front pages of volume 1 are in very good condition. In volume 2 has a long crack along the spine seam. The frontis illustration page is loosened at the foot. The thin protective page has earned its keep and the condition thereon is good. In volume one the map is torn but complete. Volume 2 is the more handled of the two and has handling marking throughout. However, this adventurous, breathlessly boys-own like story is in very good condition. All pages and illustration plates are complete, intact and firmly attached to the bindings. The illustrations are courageous in their description and are a delight. The text in both volumes is clear, very readable and clean. fk

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        Sieben Jahre in Süd-Afrika. Erlebnisse, Forschungen und Jagden auf meinen Reisen von den Diamantenfeldern zum Zambesi (1872-1879). Mit 235 Original-Holzschnitten und vier Karten.

      Hölder,, Wien, 1881 - 2 Bde. Wien, Hölder, 1881. 528 + 532 S. OLwd. Mit allen vier Karten. - Kapitale leicht angeplatzt, papierbedingt gebräunt, leichte Gbrsp. Deutsch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ANNUAL REVIEW OF THE IRON MINING AND OTHER INDUSTRIES OF THE UPPER PENINSULA FOR THE YEAR ENDING DEC., 31, 1880

      Mining Journal, 1881., 1881. 7.5" x 5.5" pink printed wrappers. 170 pages, 30 pages of advertisements, folded Reed & Breese plat map of the Lake Superior Iron Mines, "which may be had free upon application." Discusses several mines to include the Jackson Mine, the Lake Superior Mine, the New York Mine, the Humboldt Mine, the Champion Mine, the Republic Mine, the Mitchell Mine, the National Mine, the Goodrich Mine, the Vulcan Mine, the Quinnesec Mine, and many others, as well as offering mine yields in tons for the various mines in the years 1880 and prior. Discusses blast furnaces and with tables exhibiting the output of various mines together with approximate value of their product. Information on equipment used, employment, etc. Front cover faded, extremities and spine considerably chipped as well as the title being written in pen on the spine. Rear cover chipped and with a tear that has been repaired with cellophane tape. Good.

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        Japanese Episodes

      James R Osgood and Company 1881 - James R. Osgood and Company, 1881, First Edition. 6' x 4 1/4". 247 pages, fine. Maroon cloth cover with back decoration and bright gilt lettering on the cover and gilt letter name and title on the spine above reversed out gilt over maroon Japanese characters. The pastedowns and facing first free end papers are printed in a delicate leaf and floral sprig design. House was a former New York Tribune writer who seemed to adore all things Japanese. This book was meant to help introduce Japan to Americans. Though in later years he became a paid promoter of the Japanese, it seems he struggled with his newspaperman self to keep his portrayals accurate but flattering, something the Japanese made difficult. The cover has slight rubbing to the top and bottom of the spine but no separations and the color is uniform with no trace of fading. The points of the corners are barely rubbed. The binding is solid and tight without internal separations. The text is clean, clear and without markings discoloration or stains. The ONLY oddity is shared between the last free end paper and the next to last end paper. There is a splash soiling of plain dirt. This, I believe, should yield easily to a good conservator. Shy this embarrasment, a book to brag about. -RARE- Of course, this is NOT EX-LIBRARY. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'Etoile des fées. Traduction de l'anglais par M. Stéphane Mallarmé. Illustrations de M. John Laurent.

      G. Charpentier, Paris 1881 - Paris, G. Charpentier, 1881. 28,5 x 21 cm (R), in-4, 90 pp. - 2 ff. n. ch. (annonce et imprimeur) - 11 planches hors texte en noir sous serpentes légendées dont l'une en frontispice, cartonnage de l'éditeur, premier plat orné d'une large composition à froid et dorée, dernier plat reprenant la même composition, cette fois-ci entièrement en noir, dos orné portant le titre en long, tranches dorées. Edition originale de la traduction due à Stéphane Mallarmé de ce conte naïf, étrange et fantastique qui parut simultanément en anglais sous le titre "The Star of the Fairies". Les compositions oniriques de John Laurent (faisant parfois penser à du Max Ernst par anticipation) rajoutent à l'inquiétante étrangeté de l'ensemble. Rare dans le traduction de Mallarmé et en cartonnage. Quelques rousseurs sur papier blanc, une petite déchirure restaurée en marge d'un feuillet, mais un bel exemplaire dont le cartonnage est en parfait état. [Attributes: First Edition; 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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        Les meilleurs blés. Description et culture des principales variétés de froments d'hiver et de printemps.

      1881 - Paris, Vilmorin-Andrieux et Cie, sd [vers 1881]. In-4, VIII-176 et 66 pl. h-t, cart. éd. percaline rouge (petits défauts). 66 planches hors-texte en chromolithographie. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable.

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        Birds Eye View of Sherbrooke PQ

      J.J. Stoner, U.S.A. (Madison, Wis.) 1881 - Image Size : 415x640 (mm), 16.375x25.125 (Inches), Platemark Size : , Paper Size : 538x710 (mm), 21.125x27.875 (Inches), Black & White, Lithograph Very good, small tear on the upper left skillfully and professionally repaired

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        Star Cluster in Hercules. From a Study made in June 1877

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1881 - From a magnificent series of American chromolithographs of celestial phenomena by the Audubon of the skies. The Great Cluster of Hercules, more prosaically known as M 13, is the brightest globular cluster in the Northern Sky. Globular clusters are gravity-bound groups of stars, tens to hundreds of thousands, that orbit a galaxy, in this case our Milky Way. "A keen observer and skillful artist, Trouvelot spent several years working with the fifteen-inch refractor [telescope] at Harvard Observatory. [In all he spent fifteen years observing and drawing the heavens. In addition to Harvard, he also used the telescopes at the Washington Observatory and the University of Virginia.] The drawings he made. are still widely known. Except for Rutherford's wet-plate photographs of the sun and moon, made in 1865, Trouvelot's drawings were considered the most accurate pictures of celestial objects available until the perfection of dry-plate photography" (DSB XIII, 472). Like Audubon, Trouvelot, who was born in Aisne, France in 1827, made his name in America. He arrived in Massachusetts in 1855 and initially he worked as an artist and experimented with entomology: he was responsible for the plague of Hawk Moths in Massachusetts in the late 19th century. From 1870 he turned his attention to the skies, producing a whole series of detailed paintings of the aurora. In 1872, he was invited by Joseph Winlock, director of the Harvard College Observatory, to join the staff. During his relatively short time at Harvard, he produced the drawings that were re-produced in colour in Winlock's series of Astronomical Engravings , published in 1876. Although astro-photography was advancing rapidly, Trouvelot argued, with reason, that the ' well-trained eye alone is capable of seizing the delicate details of the structure and configuration of the heavenly bodies'. The current images certainly bear this out. They represent Trouvelot's own selection of the best from the corpus of over 7,000 drawings that he produced. In an effort to reach a wider audience, Trouvelot decided to publish the selection. With this in mind he contacted Charles Scribner's Sons, the New York publishing house, who agreed to publish the work. He personally supervised the preparation of the lithographic stones, and the set was finally published in 1882 with the accompanying book, The Trouvelot . Manual , priced at $125 for the set. Each print bears a facsimile of Trouvelot's signature and is titled with sub-title giving the precise time and date when the original observation was made. In 1882, he left the United States, to take up a position at the Meudon Observatory, in France, where he died in 1895. His legacy is the unequalled corpus of illustrations of celestial phenomena and the present work: a fitting memorial to the greatest astronomical artist of the nineteenth century. OCLC 39538252 and 985012; see DSB XIII, 472; Encyclopedia of Planetary Sciences , p.842. A.M. Clerke, A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century (Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black, 1885), pp.191, 241. Chomolithograph.

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        Eugene Onéguine: A Romance of Russian Life

      Macmillan, London 1881 - First English translation of Alexander Pushkin's pioneering novel in verse, serialized in Russian from 1825 through 1832, and first issued as a complete work in 1833. Often credited as the first modern work of Russian literature, Eugene Onegin places Russian society - even the provincial village where Onegin and Tattiana first meet - squarely in a wider European context. The story of cynical, jaded Onegin, "the British spleen / Transported to our Russian clime," owes a great deal to English literature: he and Tattiana reveal their characters through their close reading of Byron and Richardson. It would take another half a century for English readers to encounter Pushkin's novel, as the Victorian interest in Turgenev created a new readership for Russian fiction. Eugene Onegin poses particular challenges for the English translator, both in its subtle shifts in tone and in the intricate "Onegin stanza," with its dovetailing rhymes: "But my Onéguine the whole eve / Within his mind Tattiana bore, / Not the young timid maid, believe, / Enamoured, simple-minded, poor, / But the indifferent princess, / Divinity without access / Of the imperial Neva's shore. / O Men, how very like ye are / To Eve the universal mother, / Possession hath no power to please, / The serpent to unlawful trees / Aye bids ye in some way or other - / Unless forbidden fruit we eat, / Our paradise is no more sweet." A near-fine copy of a landmark in Russian literature. Octavo, original pictorial green cloth stamped in gilt, brown endpapers. Penciled ownership signature dated 1887, later gift inscription in ink to verso of front free endpaper, occasional marginal mark in pencil. Lightest rubbing to corners and spine ends, expert repair to hinges. Housed in a custom clamshell box. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        Seven Years iin South Africa - Travels, Researches, and Hunting Adventures, between the Diamond-Fields and the Zambesi (1872 - 79) - in Two Volumes

      Houghton, Mifflin, and Company, Boston 1881 - This thrillingly recounted journey, of which this is the first US edition, is in two volumes. The brown waxed cloth covers of both volumes are, for their age, are still vivid. The gold print is bright, the pressed illustrations are unworn and evocative. The covers of both volumes have general wear and marking from use and storage. Volume II is the more marked of the two with storage spotting marks. The corners and edges are worn but not significantly so. The back covers are principally storage rubbed. The spines of both volumes are worn at the head and foot. The head of the spines have wear from pulling. Both have handling wear - but the printing is clear and strong. The bindings are muscular and strong. The frontispage of volume 1 is unmarked. That of volume 2 has damp staining. The end papers of both volumes have shallow cracks in the spine seams through to the binding stitching. In volume 2 there is a small half-circle open tear to the bottom end page towards the spine edge. The front pages of volume 1 are in very good condition. In volume 2 has a long crack along the spine seam. The frontis illustration page is loosened at the foot. The thin protective page has earned its keep and the condition thereon is good. In volume one the map is torn but complete. Volume 2 is the more handled of the two and has handling marking throughout. However, this adventurous, breathlessly boys-own like story is in very good condition. All pages and illustration plates are complete, intact and firmly attached to the bindings. The illustrations are courageous in their description and are a delight. The text in both volumes is clear, very readable and clean. fk [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Buried Alive (House of the Dead)

      New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1881. 361 pages + 2 pages of ads at rear. Includes slip at front. Green cloth with gilt lettering and black illustration, dark brown end papers. First American edition, first printing. (Dated 1881 on title page with no additional printings. Followed Russian and British editions.) Near Fine condition. Clean pages. Gilt titling strong. Small tear in inner corner of first page, slips of the novel designed for contemporary librarians. Not an ex-library copy, though. Spine a bit sunned, a few spots of wear there. A very nice copy of Dostoevsky's first appearance on America shores. Also known as House of the Dead.

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        AN ILLUSTRATED SKETCH BOOK OF RILEY COUNTY, KANSAS. "THE BLUE RIBBON COUNTY

      The Nationalist, 1881., 1881. 7 3/4" x 6" blue printed wrappers with decorative type border, 142 pp. (including covers), illustrated, plates, appendix, table of contents, advertisements. Much information on farm products and livestock. Discuses the character of the people of Kansas. Includes the Bismarck Fair Report on Riley County. Information on the soil, crops, rainfall, horses, mules, the barge system, manufacturing and it's advantages, religion and morality, education, etc. A 2- page business directory followed by 92 pages dealing primarily with Manhattan of biographical information on important men and businesses in Manhattan to include Hon John A. Anderson, E.B. Purcell and the Manhattan Mill and Elevator Building, the Rocky Ford Mills, Hon. Geo. W. Higinbotham, the general merchants Stingley & Huntress, hardware dealer P.W. Zeigler, dealer in farm implements W.H. Love, H.A. Young & Co., as well as many other proprietors of various businesses. Also has information on people and businesses in Ashland Township, Jackson Township, Swede Creek Township, Mayday Township, Grant Township, Zeandale Township, etc. Advertising for the sale of Red Belle, property of C.M. Gifford on rear wrapper. Inside rear wrapper is an illustration and advertisement for the Kimble Pump. Spine cover missing but all text still intact. Light stamp of the Anderson Memorial Library at bottom corner as well as the small letters “AZE” lightly printed at top along with a small area of sticker residue of front wrappers. Light chipping to edges of front and rear wrappers. A very interesting item.

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        Reis in Oost- en Zuid-Borneo. Van Koetei naar Banjermassin, ondernomen op last der Indische regeering in 1879 en 1880.

      - The Hague, 1881-1887. Two text parts and one plate portfolio, in original printed wrappers (portfolio with printed boards). (8), LXXI,129 pp. With map, and 30 lithographed plates of which 28 are fine colored chromolithographs. Small library stamp of Royal society of Victoria, Melbourne dated 1886 on covers, first textpage and verso of plates. Title page to the atlas browned. One wrapper with top right corner chipped off, one text part split in two, else a very good copy. Plates very clean and bright. The very first edition, published in Dutch, of this important expedition account. It was later translated into several other languages. The fine plates are mainly ethnographical, depicting native inhabitants of Boneo, their houses and natural surroundings. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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

      Boston: Geo. H. Walker. 1881. First. 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. .

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        Intermezzi, componiert, radirt und Herrn Kupferstecher und Kunsthändler Hermann Sagert dankbarst zugeeignet von Max Klinger. Rad. Op. IV. 12 Compositionen. 12 Bl. Orig.-Radierungen mit Aquatinta auf weissem Kupferdruckkarton.

      . Nürnberg, Stroefer (1881). r.-Folio (63 : 45 cm). Plattengr. variiert. Lose in Orig.-Halbleinenmappe.. Singer 52-63: "Der Titel deutet an, dass es Arbeiten sind, die von Klinger zwischen und neben der Beschäftigung mit seinen geschlossenen Folgen, gefertigt wurden." - Vollständiges Exemplar der einzigen Ausgabe. Sämtliche Blätter mit gestochenem Namen und Nummer im Unterrand in vollendeten Druckzuständen. Bl. 1 "Bär und Elfe" r.u. in der Darstellung bez. "MKlinger/1880", Bl. 12 "Amor, Tod und Jenseits" an gleicher Stelle "Max Klinger comp. 1879, rad. 1881". Die übrigen Bl. ohne Bezeichnung. - Die Mappe erschien 1881 wobei die Komposition verschiedener Platten in das Jahr 1879 zurückreicht. - Teilweise mit Randeinrissen u. Fehlstellen am Rand, Ränder teils leicht stockfleckig oder etwas angeschmutzt, die Darstellungen und Plattenränder sauber. Mappe berieben und Leinenrücken gerissen. -Pommeranz-Liedtke, Der graphische Zyklus von Max Klinger bis zur Gegenwart, ganzseit. Abb. S. 101 und S. 197.

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