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        YANKEE DOODLE

      - PYLE,HOWARD. YANKEE DOODLE: AN OLD FRIEND IN A NEW DRESS. NY: Dodd Mead 1881. Square 4to, (9 1/4 x 10 1/2"), pictorial boards, tips and edges worn as is common else, tight, clean and an unusually nice copy. First edition of Pyle's 1st commissioned book. There are 8 full page color illustrations plus extensive blue illustrations on every page of text. Very scarce and when found, usually in wretched condition, this being a nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        Meteorological Observations made at the Adelaide Observatory during the Year 1879, under the direction of Charles Todd

      Adelaide, Government Printer, 1881. Foolscap folio, xxx, 250 pages with numerous charts plus 3 folding maps and 2 large mounted albumen paper photographs ('Equatorial, 8-inch' [Telescope], 235 x 185 mm; and 'Thermometer House', 160 x 235 mm). Title-wrappers, recently bound in cloth with the title in gilt on the front cover; bottom corners of the first few leaves a little creased; edges a little marked; an excellent copy, with the photographs in fine condition. South Australian Parliamentary Paper Number 31 of 1881; one of very few photographically-illustrated Australian parliamentary papers ever issued. Not in Holden; there was a copy in the 1979 auction of the collection of Eric Glenie Bonython, but it is not described in detail in the catalogue. This is definitely the meteorological book for anyone not particularly interested in meteorology.

      [Bookseller: Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers]
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        Kufra. Reise von Tripolis nach der Oase Kufra. Ausgeführt im Auftrage der Afrikanischen Gesellschaft in Deutschland von Gerhard Rohlfs. Nebst Beiträgen von P. Ascherson, J. Hann, F. Karsch, W. Peters, A. Stecker.

      Leipzig, F.A. Brockhaus 1881 - VIII/559 S. mit 11 Abbildungen (4 Textabbildungen, 7 Tafeln), 21 gefalteten Tabellen und 3 Karten (vollständig), Einband leicht berieben und etwas verblaßt, Bibliotheksstempel (entwidmet) auf Rückseite des Titelblatts, Namenstempel (Dr. Carl Troll) auf Titelblatt, 2 Blätter mit kleinen Randläsuren (kein Textverlust), ansonsten gut erhaltenes und sauberes Exemplar, Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1100 8°., etwas späterer Halbleinen-Einband,

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        European Ferns

      Cassell, London., [1881]. First edition. Quarto. pp xliv, 196. Thirty colour plates chromolithographed by Vincent Brooks Day and numerous woodcuts in the text. Original binding of green buckram with impressive decoration in gilt and black, bevelled edges.Small bookplate on front pastedown. Some light rubbing to edges. Very good indeed. Uncommon in such bright condition.

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        Notices généalogiques tournaisiennes.

      Tournai, Vasseur-Delmée, 1881-1887 - 3 forts vol. in-8, reliure moderne, en basane vert anglais, dos à nerfs, auteur, titre, maison dorés, plats et gardes marbrés, (faux-titre et titre du TI. en photocopie), 713, 764, 938pp, édition originale. Bel ex. malgré quelques petites rousseurs sans aucune gravité. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Trait d'Union sarl.]
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        [Los Caprichos.]

      [Madrid: Calgografia der Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando,, between 1881 and 1900]. Folio (353 x 244 mm). Twentieth-century brown straight-grained skiver, title gilt directly to the spine, low bands, foliate devices to the compartments, two gilt panels to the boards, marbled endpapers. Brown cloth slipcase. b 80 etched and aquatint plates printed in sepia on thick paper. Bookplate (designed by Reynolds Stone) of Jonathan and Phillida Gili. A little rubbed at the extremities, varying degrees of general foxing (a little heavier in places but largely confined to the margins), a very good copy. This copy is of either the fifth or sixth edition, the bevelled plates measuring 353 x 244 mm and printed on thick wove paper. For all editions from the fourth (1878) through to the twelfth (1937) the plates were bevelled. The following editions can be dismissed: the plates of the fourth measure only 310 x 230 mm; the seventh was printed in blue ink; the eighth on "very fine, thin, smooth, wove paper"; the plates of the ninth measure only 345 x 240 mm; the tenth, eleventh and twelfth were printed on either laid paper or varieties of japon. Fifth: printed on "thick, absorbent, wove paper" in three sizes: 365 x 260 mm., an issue which is smaller than ours (330 x 240 mm.) and a "deluxe edition" measuring 425 x 300 mm.. "Sepia or very rich sepia and black inks… The edition was limited to 210" (Harris). Sixth: printed on "strong, absorbent, wove paper" in two sizes: 340 x 240 mm. ("ordinary edition") and 395 x 270 mm. ("deluxe edition"). "Dark umber ink… The edition was limited to 230" (Harris). It seems most likely that our copy was trimmed down by the binder from either the fifth edition with sheets sized 365 x 260 mm. or the sixth deluxe edition. (It is possible that it is one of the fifth deluxe edition printings but this would mean rather drastic trimming.) Identifying the exact edition is problematic. Various pencillings on the endpapers of this copy show that previous owners have speculated as to this being either the fifth or sixth edition. A note in a contemporary Spanish hand on a leaf preceding the plates explains that these prints were taken from the plates held at the National School of Graphic Arts in Madrid. What we can be certain is that this is a copy dating from the late nineteenth century, printed in dark umber inks on good wove paper with generous margins and utilizing the original plates – most likely from the sixth deluxe edition, which Harris describes as "slightly better than the fifth; the impressions are more brilliant". "Los Caprichos, which are the earliest of Goya's large series of engravings and were published by Goya himself in 1799, have enjoyed greater popularity than the later and more moving series of Los Desastres de la Guerra. This may partly be because the Desastres were first published posthumously in 1863, by which time the Caprichos had already gained fame, but a more basic reason is probably that the subjects of the Caprichos invite imaginative interpretations which those of the Desastres do not admit, and their satire is easier to enjoy than the horrific war and famine scenes of the later series" (Harris I p. 95). "Los Caprichos, or The Caprices… are a bizarre, absorbing and sometimes disturbing series of eighty etchings and aquatints depicting a wide variety of subjects including the clergy, prostitutes and witches. The images are a blend of two techniques: etching and aquatint. In particular Goya's use of the aquatint process, lending the images stark contrast between dark and light, provides a distinctly mysterious and dark quality to the work. The title, Los Caprichos, suggests invention and fantasy. Variants of the word 'Caprice' have been used by many artists from classical antiquity right through to the humanist renaissance in Fifteenth Century Italy. Goya's use of the term is a nod to the followers of this tradition: Botticelli and Dürer and the later Tiepolo and Piranesi. It denotes the promotion of the artist's imagination over reality; invention over mere representation. However, arguably Goya uses this trope in a very new way. Where previous caprices had been fantastic and escapist, Goya's Los Caprichos were different, as David Rosand points out: 'Goya turned the inventive powers of the artist back upon his audience with indicting moral force. Pressing the limits of poetic license, he effectively annulled the contract between artist and society that had sustained the development of the capriccio.' Whereas today many people are perfectly happy to believe or accept that art can exist for art's sake, arguably, Goya believed that art should ultimately make a difference. He uses his position as illustrado to lampoon, satirize and pillory various institutions, practices and commonly held beliefs" (University of Glasgow Special Collections online).

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        The Art Journal for 1881

      PATTERSON & NEILSON, NEW YORK 1881 - hing cracked, musty odor, pages yellowing, full page illustrations, gilt on spine and cover, foxing, spine and corners rubbed, cover scuffed, front end paper chipped DATE PUBLISHED: 1881 EDITION: 380 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1881 - 1881 Original Paperback Wisden, Facsimile Spine

      1881. Hi, This lot is an 1881 Original Paperback Wisden with a Facsimile Spine. In Good to Very Good Condition. The covers are in decent shape but a lot of small marks to them, the page block has a lotof spotting and there is some spotting to the odd page, other than that this is a very nice early Wisden. The spine is expertly made and internally the pages are white and clean. Tightly bound with a touch of trimming. 18th Edition.

      [Bookseller: Wisdenshop.com]
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        The Works of William Shakespeare in Fifteen Volumes [Vols. I-XV (1-15), Complete - #622/1,000 Edition De Luxe in Full Leather, Elaborately Decorated in Gilt]

      London and New York: George Routledge and Sons, 1881. Book. Illus. by Sir John Gilbert, R.A.. Near Fine. Full-Leather. First Thus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Complete in fifteen (15) volumes, uniformly custom-bound in full red polished leather, all covers boxed and bordered in gilt, all spine panels elaborately decorated in gilt, with gilt on brown title labels, 5 raised bands, all text block edges in gilt, gilt dentilled edges and spine extremities, marbled endsheets. No. 622 of an Edition De Luxe limited to 1,000 copies, each volume numbered by hand on limitation page preceding half-title. Vol. I shows the gilt ownership embossment of William Kipling, 18th July 1890, R. C. K., with an identically stamped leather ownership book plate mounted on front pastedown; additionally each volume shows a cartouche mounted at the top outer corner of each front pastedown: "Belongs to Wm Kipling, Carrowcroft House, Romaldkirk" [Darlington, Durham, UK]. Kipling was a physician of some note and an antiquarian in Romaldkirk Parish. Each volume presents 2 or 3 plays in their entirety, supplemented by numerous engraved illustrations by Sir John Gilbert. Vol. I includes a biography of Shakespeare, and Vol. XV contains the poems and a glossary. All volumes fully intact, including all hinges, firm bindings, clean interiors excepting very slight foxing on a few early and late blanks and the very occasional slight foxing mark internally. Several volumes (I, II, III, VI, VIII, and XIV) show minor loss to the fore-edges and/or margins of several leaves due to silverfishing, mostly affecting only a few leaves, affecting perhaps a dozen leaves or so in Vol. I; Vol. I also shows minor surface paper loss at two spots along edges of front flyleaf. Leather shows only the most gentle wear, with a few slight surface abrasions and a wee bit of occasional rubbing to corners and extremities. (I) xxiv,360 + (II) [vii],392 + (III) [vii],384 + (IV) [vii],300 + (V) [vii],284 + (VI) [vii],402 + (VII) [vii],368 + (VIII) [vii],396 + (IX) [vii],422 + (X) [vii],418 + (XI) [vii],336 + (XII) [vii],350 + (XIII) [vii],412 + (XIV) [vii],432 + (XV) [vii],304 pp. Vols I and II prelims (Vol. I through half-title) contain a variety of vintage press clippings concerning such topics as lectures and the authorship controversy; interiors otherwise clean and unmarked. The most elegant set of Shakespeare that we have handled in more than 30 years of bookselling, in strict collector-grade condition. Photos provided upon request..

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        102 hullócsillag kisugárzó pont levezetve 518 megfigyelésbol. Melyek a Magyar Korona területén 1879 és 1880-ban tétettek. (Értekezések a mathematikai tudományok körébol. VIII. kötet. VII. szám.) [102 Radiant Points of Meteors Deduced from 518 Observations.]

      A M. Tud. Akadémia Könyvkiadó-Hivatala (Athenaeum r. társ. könyvnyomdája), Budapest 1881 - First separate edition. In publisher's printed wrappers. 9, (1) p. First, separate edition of Konkoly-Thege Miklós' catalog of 102 radian points deduced from 518 observations made in 1879 and 1880 at the observatories of Ógyalla, Selmecbánya (today Hurbanovo and Banská ?tiavnica in Slovakia) and Gyulafehérvár (today Alba Iulia in Romania). Miklós Konkoly-Thege (1842-1916) was a Hungarian astronomer, meteorologist, member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and Fellow of Royal Astronomical Society. In 1871 he constructed a telescope and in 1874 built an observatory in his palace park at Ógyalla. Wrappers with light stains. Contemporary collection stamp on front cover, and mark on title page. Overall in fine condition. In publisher's printed wrappers [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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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: Deutsch 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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        HOW I CROSSED AFRICA:

      - From the Atlantic to the Indian Ocean, through unknown countries; Discovery of the great Zambezi affluents, &c. By Major Serpa Pinto. Translated from the author?s manuscript by Alfred Elwes. In two volumes. Containing 15 maps and facsimiles, and 132 illustrations. [Vol. I-The King?s Rifle. Vol. II-The Coillard Family. London. Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, Crown Buildings, Fleet Street. 1881. 2 volumes de 23x15 cm. Com xxiv-378-32 e vi-340 págs. Encadernações do editor com belas decorações estampadas e titulos dourados. Obra profusamente ilustrada no texto e com 8 mapas extra-texto no primeiro tomo (entre os quais 2 mapas desdobráveis coloridos, encontrando-se 1 mapa em extratexto e outro mapa de 70x100 cm, o qual descrevemos seguidamente, em estojo apropriado dentro da guarda posterior do primeiro volume) e ainda um mapa colorido das Cataratas de Vitória (Mosi-oa-tunia), ou Victoria Falls, em extratexto do segundo tomo; e 3 fac-similes em 2 fólios desdobráveis Exemplar em magnífico estado de conservação. Mapa com o título ?TROPICAL SOUTH AFRICA SHOWING THE EXPLORATIONS OF MAJOR SERPA PINTO FROM 1877 TO 1879? na escala de 11 cm=250 milhas inglesas (sendo 1 milha inglesa=1609 metros), colorido com as poucas fronteiras coloniais portuguesas e inglesas da época, apresenta o percurso do explorador delineado e a escala vertical do percurso com altitudes em metros, desde Benguela na costa atlântica até Durban na costa índica. O mapa foi impresso na imprensa da mesma casa editora da obra. Obra sobre a viagem que Serpa Pinto iniciou em 1877 com os oficiais da marinha portuguesa Capelo e Ivens com o objectivo de reconhecer o interior do continente africano. Partiram de Benguela, na Costa Atlântica e - enquanto Capelo e Ivens seguiram pelas regiões a norte - Serpa Pinto seguiu para sudoeste e atingiu, atravessou o rio Cuando em 1878 e atingiu Barotze no Zambeze onde obteve ajuda do missionário François Coillard. Este apoio (profusamente descrito e ilustrado na segunda parte da obra) permitiu-lhe chegar às cataratas Vitória e daí continuar para sul onde chegou a Durban em 1879. 2 volumes. Editor?s bindings. Illustrated with 8 maps at the 1st volume (including 2 colored folding maps of Central Africa: one before title page and another one inside a sleeve [ size 70x100 cm]; and 1 colored map of Vitoria Falls at the 2nd volume; and 3 fac-similes printed in 2 foliae. Superb edition on the account of the journey of Major Serpa Pinto?s African exploration from coast to coast. In 1877 Serpa Pinto together with the Portuguese naval captains Capelo and Ivens were sent to explore the southern African interior. They left Benguela where they parted company. Soon after, Capello and Ivens turned northward, whilst Serpa Pinto continued eastward. He crossed the Cuando river in 1878 and reached the Barotse on the Zambezi. There he received assistance from the missionary François Coillard (2nd volume is dedicated and illustrated to the Coillard family) enabling him to continue his journey along the Zambezi to the Victoria Falls. He then turned south and arrived at Durban in 1879. Location/localizacao: FR-2-D-22

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        Le Livre de Cuisine.

      1881 - Paris. Librairie Hachette et Cie. 1881. Thick 8vo., original red morocco backed cloth boards, spine letted and decorated in gilt. With 25 chromolithograph plates and 161 woodcuts in the text. Spine repaired and rubbed, internally fresh and clean. Fifth edition. Jules Gouffe was chef at the Paris Jockey Club. The recipes are for household cooking and fine cuisine. The fine chromolithograph plates depict some of the more complex presentations. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LEIPZIGER STUDIEN ZUR CLASSISCHEN PHILOLOGIE anno IV n. 1 2

      VON S. HIRZEL, 1881. INTERLINGUE 0,4 Due volumi, con brossure editoriali morbide, brunite ai dorsi, sempre ai dorsi piccoli strappetti, con lieve usura anche ai bordi, piatto anteriore del vol. 1 stropicciato, pagine da fattore tempo, con fioriture diffuse e gore, tagli non rifilati, in tedesco, latino e greco USATO

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        The Beautiful Wretch, The Four MacNicols, The Pupil of Aurelius. Three stories, in three volumes.

      Macmillan & Co. 1881 - FIRST EDITION. 3 vols. Half titles, 32pp cata. (April 1881) vol. I, final ad. leaf vol. III. Untrimmed in orig. dark blue sand-grained cloth, spines lettered in gilt, boards blocked with triple-ruled borders in black. A FINE copy. Sadleir 211; Wolff 491. As Sadleir notes, only the half title in the third volume bears all three titles. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenhändiger Brief mit Unterschrift. Windischgraz am 12. August 81 [1881].

      - 2 Seiten auf Doppelblatt. Ca 17,5 x 11,3 cm (Seitenformat). Verzweifelter Brief an eine "Hochverehrte Frau", die sich durch eine "Affaire mit Altmann" beleidigt gefühlt hatte. Der Kaiserliche Rat Leopold Altmann war Wolfs Gönner, der ihn jahrelang unterstützte. ". Es lag ganz sicher nicht [in] meiner Absicht, daß meine, auf den recommd. Brief bezugnehmenden Skrupel in dem Sinne, wie Sie sie auszulegen beliebten gedeutet werden sollten. Ich bitte, unterziehen Sie sich noch einmal der Mühe u. lesen meinen Brief, aber mit jenen Augen, die es gewohnt waren mich in all mein[en] Schwächen u. Fehlern zu schauen, mit jenen Augen die trotzalldem ein Auge zugedrückt, mit jenen Augen die mich ankegklagt [sic!] u. zugleich vertheidigt - kurz, sehen Sie mich als keinen Fremden an - u. Sie werden allsogleich überzeugt sein, daß ich Ihrem Zartgefühl nicht im entferntesten nahegetreten bin. Wie konnten Sie mich doch so mißverstehen? Habe ich denn die vorausgeschickte Affaire mit Altmann deshalb so in die Breite gesponnen, so haarklein, so haarscharf erzählt, daß Sie . zu diesem Resultate gelangen sollten? Merken Sie denn nicht, daß ich das reine Gegentheil damit bezweckt? ." Über den Seelenzustand des Komponisten in dieser Zeit geben die "Daten aus meinem Leben" Auskunft: "Bruch" (mit Vally Franck). "Elend. Jammer. Nur ein Lied componiert ." Schwach fleckig, Bugfalte leicht eingerissen.

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        GREAT GAME: CHINA] Puteshestvie po Kitayu v 1874-1875 gg. (cherez Sibir, Mongoliyu, Vostochny, Sredny i Severo-Zapadny Kitai): Iz dnevnika chlena ekspeditsii P.Y. Pyasetskogo [i.e. Travel across China in 1874-75 (via Siberia, Mongolia, Eastern, Central and Northwestern China): From the Diary of the Expedition Member P.Y. Pyasetsky]

      Typ. of M. Stasyulevich, St. Petersburg 1881 - [With]: Pyasetsky, P.Y. Neudachnaya ekspeditsiya v Kitai 1874-1875 gg. V otvet na xashchitu g. Sosnovskogo po povodu knigi ''Puteshestvie v Kitai'' [i.e. Unsuccessful expedition to China. In Reply to the Defense of Mr. Sosnovsky about the book ''Travel across China'']. Three volumes bound in two bindings. [2 - t.p.], 560; [2 - t.p.], iii, 561-1122, 4, xviii; [2 - t.p.], 298, ii pp. Octavo. With twenty-four tinted lithographed plates and a folding lithographed map at rear. Private library stamp of D.K. Trenyov on the title page of the ''Neudachnaya Ekspeditsiya?'' Modern (period style) half leather with gilt lettered titles on the spines. Map with a tear neatly repaired, otherwise a very good copy. Rare. First edition. Firsthand account of the 1874-75 Russian surveying expedition to the little-known areas of the northwestern China and the Gobi Desert under command of Captain of Imperial General Staff Yulyan Sosnovsky (1842-?). Amid the intensifying Great Game Russia was looking for the development of diplomatic and trade relations with China, as well as for the investigation of possible routes to Tibet. The 1870s saw several military reconnaissance expeditions organized by the Russian government, including an earlier one, led by Sosnovsky to the upper reaches of the Black Irtysh in northwestern China (1872-73). The 1874-75 ''scientific and trade'' expedition was the result of the mutual work of the Imperial Ministries of Finance, Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of War, and aimed to ascertain the shortest way from Western Siberia to the Sichuan province in southwestern China; to outline the best sites for prospective Russian trade, and to gather information about the Dugan Revolt in Western China (1862-77). The expedition party numbered nine people, including Yulian Sosnovsky, topographer Captain Zinovy Matusosky (1843-?), doctor and artist Pavel Pyasetsky, photographer Adolf Boyarsky, translators and guards. The expedition left Russia from the border town of Kyakhta in July 1874 and proceeded to Beijing via Ulan-Bator, Gobi Desert, and Kalgan (Zhangjiakou); went to Tianjin, took a steamer to Shanghai, and went up the Yangtse to Nanjing and Hankou. Then they followed the ancient Silk Road, going to the upper reaches of the Han River where the main survey started; visited Hanzhong and Lanzhou (where they crossed the Yellow River); followed the Great Wall of China to Suzhou (Gansu Province), and went across the western Gobi Desert to the Hami Oasis. Then they crossed Tian Shan Mountains, and proceeded northwest via Barkul (Zhenxi Fu) and Guzhen, arriving to the Lake Zaysan Russian border post in October 1875. As a result a new route to China was discovered which was over 2000 versts shorter than the previously known. The book was written by the expedition doctor and artist Pavel Pyasetsky (1843-1919), and is illustrated with twenty-four lithographed plates after his original sketches made on the way. He was a prolific artist and produced over a thousand sketches during the travel. The main text is supplemented with a List of plants, collected on the way from Fancheng to Zaysan border post (Provinces of Hubei, Shaanxi, and Gansu, and Mongolia); a List of drawings made during the travel and comprising the exhibition in the Imperial Academy of Arts in 1876, and an article by N. Petrovsky Scientific and trade expedition to China in 1874-75; the folding lithographed map outlines the route of the expedition. Pyasetsky's book was awarded with the gold medal of the Russian Geographical Society. The book was quickly translated into French and English. The second volume is bound with another work by Pyasetsky shedding light to the controversy which existed between the expedition members. In the main text Pyasetsky on numerous occasions accused the head of the party Sosnovsky in the abuse of power and expedition money; the 'third' part of the book is his passionate pamphlet bringing more facts proving Sosnovsky's misconduct. A year later So [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Police Commission. Charges against Members of the Police Force

      Melbourne, Government Printer, 1881. Foolscap folio, 22 pages with a floor-plan of 'Aaron Sheritt's [sic] House, Sebastopol' on the last page. Stab-sewn as issued (and stapled into plain card covers with a typed title-label, probably in the 1960s); minimal edge foxing; a fine copy. Victorian Parliamentary Paper C6 of 1881; one of only 800 copies printed. The five witnesses include Superintendent Francis Hare, Superintendent John Sadleir, Detective Michael Ward and Constable Robert Alexander. Aaron Sherritt, a childhood friend of Joe Byrne, one of the Kelly gang, became a double agent, working for both the gang and the police. He was murdered at his home near Beechworth on 26 June 1880 by Byrne, two days before he himself lost his life in the seige at Glenrowan.

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        Zigzag Railway, Darjeeling.

      [Simla, c. 1881]. Original photograph (23 x 29 cm). This is a wonderful original photo of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway under construction between 1879 and 1881. This railway is one of the last still functioning narrow-gauge colonial railways. Bourne & Shepherd studios was initially founded in 1863, in Simla, by Samuel Bourne, a keen and extremely competent amateur photographer, newly arrived from England, and William Howard, already an established professional Calcutta studio photographer. - We currently stock two more photos of Northern India by the studio.

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        Bengal Paper Mill Co., Ltd., Sign.

      (Calcutta, India: Bengal Paper Mill Co.), n.d. metal sign (30 by 19.5 inches) backed by wood. A large metal sign advertising the Bengal Paper Mill Co.'s "Well Known Quality Tiger Brand Papers." John C. Eddison states that the company was established during the 1880s by members of the British business community in Calcutta. It was founded "at a time when the outlook for Indian papermaking seemed very promising," just after the British government announced, in 1881, a policy of giving trade preference to Indian made articles. In the 1890s, the company developed a "workable process for the pulping of bamboos." The company fared less well after World War II. See Eddison, A Case Study in Industrial Development--The Growth of the Indian Pulp and Paper Industry (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Center for International Studies of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1955), 215-25. Eddison also noted that the company submitted semi-annual reports to the Registrar of Joint Stock Companies in Calcutta from 1893 to 1953. In 1971, the company was still listed in the Times of India Directory & Yearbook (Bombay: Times of India Press, 1971), 746. Although there are rust spots, mainly along the edges, the sign is quite legible. Its color logo, at the center of the sign, is in fine condition.

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        A Concise History of the Mormon Battalion in the Mexican War. 1846-1847.

      [Salt Lake City, UT], 1881. First Edition. Leather bound. Good. 376pp. Octavo [23 cm] in full brown sheep with gilt-stamped backstrip and blind embossed decorative borders to boards. Heavy rubbing to extremities, spine quite faded, chipping to spine at tips, nick to front board at top; hinges cracked (but holding), leaf of Contents completely disbound (but present), first gathering shaky; rippling from damp throughout, with very occasional dampstaining. Detailed narrative of the Mormon Battalion and their march from Council Bluffs, Iowa to San Diego. The Mormon Battalion was the only religious unit in American Military history. Flake/Draper 9063. Howes T452. Auerbach 1343. Zamorano 75.

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        To the Central African Lakes and Back: The Narrative of the Royal Geographical Society's East Central African Expedition, 1878–80. With a Short Biographical Notice of the Late Mr. Keith Johnston.

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1881 - 2 volumes, octavo. Original diagonal-ribbed brown cloth, spines lettered and decorated in gilt and black, titles and decoration to front covers in black, publisher's device and single rules to rear covers in black, green floral endpapers, edges untrimmed. Monogrammed book label of travel collector Humphrey Winterton to front pastedowns. Library blind stamp to front free endpaper of vol. 1. Spines rolled and very slightly darkened, extremities lightly bumped and rubbed, small marking to top edge of vol. 1 front board, light foxing to page-edges, the very occasional marginal spot or mark, endpapers rather oxidised, a few small spots to margins of frontispieces and to title page, remains an excellent copy. Mounted photographic frontispiece to each volume, 2 folding maps. First edition of this classic account of one of the most successful British expeditions to Africa in the 19th century. Thomson, months after graduating from Edinburgh University, was in 1878 appointed geologist and naturalist to a Royal Geographical Society expedition under the command of Alexander Johnston, with the aim of opening up a route from Dar es Salaam to lakes Nyasa and Tanganyika. When Johnston died a month after setting out, Thomson found himself in charge together with James Chuma, a Presbyterian-trained Yao who had worked with Livingstone, and continued "across the Rufiji to Ifakara and on through the countries of the Hehe and the Bena into the Kipengere Mountains. Finally, his body racked with fever, Thomson plunged into the northern waters of Lake Nyasa on 22 September 1879. Thomson next examined the unexplored plateau separating lakes Nyasa and Tanganyika, becoming the first European to traverse its 250 miles of mountain and valley He could have returned home with honour. Instead he continued northward along the western shores of Lake Tanganyika On Christmas day 1879 Thomson finally reached the Lukuga River and found it unmistakably flowing swiftly west, and thus emptying, not filling, Lake Tanganyika. His epic journey continued across the lake to Ujiji, then back to the Lukuga River, and then westward towards the headwaters of the Zaïre River [before diverting to] Lake Rukwa, which he was the first European to see" (ODNB), reaching Bagamoyo the coast on 10 July. "Thomson had trekked 3000 miles in the unusually short period of fourteen months. There had been no major fights, no defections, and no unnecessary loss of life. He had collected nearly 200 new species of flora (including a tree fern named after him) and 15 new species of lacustrine conchology (one named after him), and had made some general observations on geology, terrain, and cartography" (ibid.) Howgego IV T20. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Kokumin no Genki

      Kinsendo, Tokyo 1881 - First translation of William Tell, `Marie Therese`. A rare first edition of the first translation of the famous story of William Tell into Japanese. Possibly an outline translation from an edition of Friedrich von Schiller`s play. The contents focus on William Tell and the old Swiss confederacy. Slight browning, occasional offsetting, ex-ownership inscriptions/stamps/stickers. Edges chipped. Damage to endpapers, bindings starting. Occasional stains to contents. Good only. Includes 8 lithographic b&w illustrations. 101 and 116 p. Text in Japanese. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Annales industrielles (42 volumes, 1881-1895)

      Ducher & Cie,Librairie générale de l'architecture et des travaux publics 0 - Ensemble de 28 volumes in-4 (env. 22,5 x 31 cm) et de 14 volumes in-folio (env. 33 x 43 cm) d'environ 104 planches chaque, reliure demi-peau, années 1881 à 1894-95 des "Annales industrielles", publiées par Frédureau & Cie, ingénieurs civils, traitant notamment de travaux publics, architecture, génie mécanique, etc. Deux tomes par année, chacune accompagnée d'un grand volume d'une centaine de planches ; quelques marques d'usage aux coiffes, coins et mors selon le volume, bel ensemble. (Note : notre photo de reflète qu'une année sur les 14 présentes dans ce lot)

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        Lettres sur l'Amérique : Canada - Etats-Unis - Havane - Rio de Plata. Nouvelle édition.

      - Paris, E. Plon & Cie, 1881. 2 volumes in-12, (6)-367-(1) et (4)-369 pp., plein maroquin rouge, tranches dorées (coiffes très légèrement frottées, manque d'or à la tomaison du volume 1). ENVOI autographe signé de l'auteur à Stéphen Liégeard. Bel exemplaire sous une riche reliure. * USA, Québec, Cuba, Argentine * 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. *** Langue : Français

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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 in 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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        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

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1881 - 1881 Original Paperback Wisden with Facsimile Spine

      1881. Hi, This lot is an Original 1881 Wisden Paperback with facsimile spine. This is in Good to Very good condition, overall this is a very nice book, the things to note is that there is some foxing inthe book but it is not off putting, there are also cover touch ups to the edges and a new facsimile spine added. The covers are clean with name to the front cover in ink, other than the foxing internally it is very nice and tightly bound.

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        Russlands Pferde-Racen. Mit Zeichnungen von H. Schenck.

      Halle Otto Hendel 1881 - In-4; Vortitel, VIII (inkl. Titel), 216 pp mit 8 Textabb., 20 lith. Tafeln, 1 farb. Karte; OLn. mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel (leicht berieben und geringfügig fleckig); leicht gebräunt und gelegentlich etwas fleckig, erstes und letztes Blatt stockfleckig. Nicht in Mennessier; Hinrichs 7, 217. - DetailIierte, anspruchsvoll illustrierte Studie über die Waldpferde, Steppenpferde, Gebirgspferde und Schwarzerde-Rassen im Zarenreich. Der Autor war Professor für Landwirtschaft an der Universität Halle. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ko^eki NOKO^ ZENSHO 5 vols

      1881. Fine. [AGRICULTURE] Miyazaki Ryujo. Koeki NOKO ZENSHO 5 vols. Tokyo, n.d.[1881]. Bound Japanese-style, fukuro-toji. Original covers and title labels. 22.7 x 15.5 cm. An extensive guide to the practice of agriculture in the early modern era of Meiji Japan. Largely text, but illustrated throughout in woodcut, some of which in each volume are skillfully colored. Near fine condition. Unusual and important work. Miyazaki Ryujo had also produced such importantlandmarks of modern learning as the Shintei Nihon yochi zenzu of 1878. Complete.

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        Oeuvres complètes. Nouvelle edition publiee aux frais de l'Etat Norvegien par MM. L. Sylow et S. Lie. Tome premier + Tome second. 2 Volumes (so complete),

      Grondahl & Son, Christiana 1881 - VIII, 621 S.; 1 Bl., 338 S., 2 Bl., Originalausgabe! Original (French) Edition from 1881! Rückentitel in Deutsch: "Abels Werke I, II". Lexikon bedeutender Mathematiker, S. 9. Abel, Niels Henrik (1802-1829) lieferte grundlegende Arbeiten zur Auflösungstheorie algebraischer Gleichungen, über elliptische Funktionen und zur Reihenlehre, starb als 27jähriger vor Antritt einer Anstellung als PD an der Berliner Universität an Tuberkulose. Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 3320 4°, marmoriertes Halbleinen mit Rückentitel, Bibliotheks-Exemplar (ordnungsgemäß entwidmet) mit kleinem Rückenschild, Stempel auf Vortitel, Kanten leicht berieben, insgesamt sehr gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Curso completo de prestidigitacion ó la hechicería antigua y moderna.

      - Valencia-Imp. Ramón Ortega, 1881. 18 cm. XXVIII-592 p., 1 h. Trad. Ricardo Palanca y Lita. Portada ilustr., y dibujos en el texto. Sello de anterior poseedor. Enc. en cartoné reciente, tejuelo. (10927-L2). MAGIA.

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        1) Biographie universelle des musiciens et bibliographie générale de la musique.

      Bruxelles, Meline, Cans et Compagnie, 1837-1844, 8 volumes ; (suivi de ). – 2) Supplément et complément publiés sous la direction de M. Arthur Pougin. Paris, Firmin-Didot et Cie, 1880-1881, 2 volumes ; demi-basane de l'époque. -3 ff. déchirés sans manque et restaurés avec du filmoplast, marge ext. des 4 premiers ff. du tome 2 très lég. endom. (petits manques de papier) sans atteinte du texte, rousseurs sur 4 volumes. - soit 10 volumes in-8 ; 13 planches de musique h.t.Editions originales.

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        [GREAT GAME: CHINA] Puteshestvie po Kitayu v 1874-1875 gg. (cherez Sibir, Mongoliyu, Vostochny, Sredny i Severo-Zapadny Kitai): Iz dnevnika chlena ekspeditsii P.Y. Pyasetskogo [i.e. Travel across China in 1874-75 (via Siberia, Mongolia, Eastern, Central and Northwestern China): From the Diary of the Expedition Member P.Y. Pyasetsky]

      St. Petersburg: Typ. of M. Stasyulevich, 1881. [With]: Pyasetsky, P.Y. Neudachnaya ekspeditsiya v Kitai 1874-1875 gg. V otvet na xashchitu g. Sosnovskogo po povodu knigi ''Puteshestvie v Kitai'' [i.e. Unsuccessful expedition to China. In Reply to the Defense of Mr. Sosnovsky about the book ''Travel across China'']. Three volumes bound in two bindings. [2 - t.p.], 560; [2 - t.p.], iii, 561-1122, 4, xviii; [2 - t.p.], 298, ii pp. Octavo. With twenty-four tinted lithographed plates and a folding lithographed map at rear. Private library stamp of D.K. Trenyov on the title page of the ''Neudachnaya Ekspeditsiya…'' Modern (period style) half leather with gilt lettered titles on the spines. Map with a tear neatly repaired, otherwise a very good copy. Rare. First edition. Firsthand account of the 1874-75 Russian surveying expedition to the little-known areas of the northwestern China and the Gobi Desert under command of Captain of Imperial General Staff Yulyan Sosnovsky (1842-?). Amid the intensifying Great Game Russia was looking for the development of diplomatic and trade relations with China, as well as for the investigation of possible routes to Tibet. The 1870s saw several military reconnaissance expeditions organized by the Russian government, including an earlier one, led by Sosnovsky to the upper reaches of the Black Irtysh in northwestern China (1872-73). The 1874-75 ''scientific and trade'' expedition was the result of the mutual work of the Imperial Ministries of Finance, Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of War, and aimed to ascertain the shortest way from Western Siberia to the Sichuan province in southwestern China; to outline the best sites for prospective Russian trade, and to gather information about the Dugan Revolt in Western China (1862-77). The expedition party numbered nine people, including Yulian Sosnovsky, topographer Captain Zinovy Matusosky (1843-?), doctor and artist Pavel Pyasetsky, photographer Adolf Boyarsky, translators and guards. The expedition left Russia from the border town of Kyakhta in July 1874 and proceeded to Beijing via Ulan-Bator, Gobi Desert, and Kalgan (Zhangjiakou); went to Tianjin, took a steamer to Shanghai, and went up the Yangtse to Nanjing and Hankou. Then they followed the ancient Silk Road, going to the upper reaches of the Han River where the main survey started; visited Hanzhong and Lanzhou (where they crossed the Yellow River); followed the Great Wall of China to Suzhou (Gansu Province), and went across the western Gobi Desert to the Hami Oasis. Then they crossed Tian Shan Mountains, and proceeded northwest via Barkul (Zhenxi Fu) and Guzhen, arriving to the Lake Zaysan Russian border post in October 1875. As a result a new route to China was discovered which was over 2000 versts shorter than the previously known. The book was written by the expedition doctor and artist Pavel Pyasetsky (1843-1919), and is illustrated with twenty-four lithographed plates after his original sketches made on the way. He was a prolific artist and produced over a thousand sketches during the travel. The main text is supplemented with a List of plants, collected on the way from Fancheng to Zaysan border post (Provinces of Hubei, Shaanxi, and Gansu, and Mongolia); a List of drawings made during the travel and comprising the exhibition in the Imperial Academy of Arts in 1876, and an article by N. Petrovsky Scientific and trade expedition to China in 1874-75; the folding lithographed map outlines the route of the expedition. Pyasetsky's book was awarded with the gold medal of the Russian Geographical Society. The book was quickly translated into French and English. The second volume is bound with another work by Pyasetsky shedding light to the controversy which existed between the expedition members. In the main text Pyasetsky on numerous occasions accused the head of the party Sosnovsky in the abuse of power and expedition money; the 'third' part of the book is his passionate pamphlet bringing more facts proving Sosnovsky's misconduct. A year later Sosnovsky published his own version of the events, thus continuing the 'pamphlet war' (Sosnovsky, Y. Ekspeditsiya v Kitai v 1874-75. St. Petersburg, 1882). Overall an interesting Russian work on the Inner China with relations to the Great Game in Central Asia.

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        The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government (2 Volume set)

      New York: D. Appleton, 1881. First Edition. Thick Octavo. Vol. I, xxi, 707 pages, [10 leaves of plates (1 folded); Vol. II, xvii, 808 pages [23] leaves of plates (13 folded); includes bibliographic references and indexes.. Along with Bledsoe and Alexander Stephens, this massive work forms the most significant defenses of the right to secession and what has come to be called "the lost cause". When the set was issued very few Southerners could afford its $20 price so most copies ended up in Northern Libraries and few sales took place beyond that and it was not reprinted unabridged until 1958. Jefferson Davis came with a remarkable breadth of political and military experience. He had served in both the House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, had commanded a Mississippi regiment in the Mexican War, and had served as Secretary of War under Franklin Pierce. He spent three years writing these volumes and assembled an immense amount of material. While some will disparage its special pleading, it cannot be denied he has at least presented the key ideas that drove the South to believe a break with the Union and war was preferable to dominance by Northern politicians and special interests. Bound in brown cloth centrally stamped in gilt, spine lettering gilt, edges rubbed, previous owner's name Thomas Rutherford, Winnipeg, mar 15/89. Rutherford who established a lumber and planning mill with his partner in Ontario. A very clean handsome set. [Howes D-120; In Tall Cotton, 34; Nevins II, 51].

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        My Journey to Medinah describing a Pilgrimage to Medinah performed by the Author disguised as a Mohammedan

      First edition. 8vo. Original sky blue pictorial cloth, gilt. Rubbing and discoloration to extremities. Attractive foliate endpapers. viii, 212 pp. London: Tinsley Brothers,

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        Bild Dürnstein - gerahmt

      Luigi Kasimir (1881-1962), "Dürnstein" in der Wachau, Farbradierung, Plattengröße: 25 x 23,5 cm Abdruck von den Originalplatten ( Vermerk auch "n. Luigi Kasimir" mit Bleistift) , Rahmengröße: 39 x 36 cm aus dem Nachlass mit Signatur Das Bild ist gerahmt und in einem sehr guten Zustand. ca. 1970er

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        The Doll's Journey from Minnesota to Maine" [in] Routledge's Christmas Number

      London and New York: George Routledge & Sons, [1881]. First edition. Quarto (27 cm). Original stiff wrappers with chromolithograph front wrapper designed by the French artist, Hector Giacomelli, with adverts to rear wrapper; 40 pp., [2] pp. adverts in rear; chromolithographed specimen covers for Every Girl's Magazine & Every Boy's Magazine; eight full page chromolithographs from designs by Kate Greenaway (Little Fanny' - frontispiece), Walter Crane, Randolph Caldecott, Gustave Doré, Adrien Marie, E. Niczky, C. Delort, & L. Hopkins. Also includes the first appearance of Louisa May Alcott's short story, "The Doll's Journey from Minnesota to Maine," as well as other Christmas-related stories. Highly collectible since its release for the 1881 Christmas season, our copy is in particularly well-preserved condition. Some minor chipping to wrapper edges and spine ends, wrappers are still firmly attached; easily a VG copy. With a presentation bookplate by the noted ornithologist, Witmer Stone, laid in. Just over a dozen copies located institutionally via OCLC.

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        The Expiring Continent A Narrative of Travel in Senegambia

      First edition, with folding map & 16 plates. 8vo. Original pictorial brown cloth, gilt, a.e.g. in a navy slipcase. Small closed tear along central fold of map, a fine copy otherwise. pp. viii, 470. London: Wm. H. Allen & Co., 

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        India. Handbook of the Bombay Presidency. with an account of Bombay city.

      John Murray London 1881 - Second edition. pp. viii, 405, 66 adverts dated 1880-81, 4 maps and plans including the folding map in rear pocket, a couple of prelimnary pages detached, inner hinges cracked, original red cloth gilt, slightly stained and rubbed; otherwise a very good copy. This title is one of the four "Presidencies" which also include Bengal, Madras and Punjab. Bombay and Madras were the first to be published. All are extremely rare and highly collectible. Maps include a plan of Bombay and a general map of the entire "Presidency". Endpapers dated "Endpapers dated September 1880". Lister 221 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        My Boy and I or On The Road to Slumberland

      G W Harlan/Lovis C. Tiffany Co 1881 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Collection of Watercolours by a British tourist.

      - 1885 1881 - Collection of 96 watercolours on paper (sizes vary from 8 x 9 cm to 18 x 25 cm) mounted on 20 cards (37 x 51 cm) recto and verso, all with ink captions providing a place and a date, two watercolours signed "AH"; a few watercolours with tears, mostly closed, some staining, especially to cardboards. Loose, preserved in a recent box. These charming watercolour sketches were evidently made by a British traveller on a touristic trip, as they capture natural and architectural beauties of the regions he or she visited. Considerable number of sketches (35 watercolours and 8 pencil drawings) were made in Georgia and Crimea, capturing castles, churches and bird-eye views of Batumi, Borjomi, Alushta, Balaklava, Yalta and other places. Particularly interesting are views of Batumi, where traces of the recent Ottoman rule are clearly visible (such as views of a mosque and of the Turkish Governor's house). This Georgian city, incorporated into the Russian Empire in 1878, was the last Black Sea port annexed by Russia during the Russian conquest of that area. The traveller evidently spent a considerable time in Corfu, among the remaining views numerous from Corfu and Albania, with a few from Montenegro, England and the French Alps. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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