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      . Kohle / Aquarell, 24 x 33 cm, signiert, schöner Rahmen.. (Ludwig Heinrich Jungnickel, Wunsiedel/Franken 1881 - 1965 Wien)

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        The Astral Origin of the Emblems: The Zodiacal Signs, and the Astral Hebrew Alphabet, as Shown in the Astronomical Register.

      London: Edward Stanford 1881 - First Edition. FIRST EDITION. 1 vol., 10-7/8" x 7-7/8", with the fold-out plate of Astral Hebrew Alphabet & Planisphere tipped into the rear pocket. Bound in the publisher's original gilt stamped blue cloth, inner hinges starting foot of spine rubbed otherwise VERY GOOD. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        John Soule, who actually said ???Go west, young man,??? ??? not Horace Greeley ??? writes to his son telling him to go west " you feel that you had better continue there for an indefinite time? ??? If not, shake Vegas dust off your feet, and try some other place. - By the way, be wary of strangers???" He took his father???s advice and went to New Mexico

      Autograph Letter Signed ???Your aft father / J.B.L. Soule," 4p, 5??? x 8???, front & verso, two conjoined sheets. Highland Park (Illinois), July 12, 1881. His sister May has pencilled an ALS on the second page and beneath John???s signature on the fourth page. With original 5.5" x 3.25??? envelope addressed by Soule to his son, ???Mr. W.L. Soule / Las Vegas / New Mexico,??? postmarked Highland Park, ILL, July 12.In part, ???Sorry to hear that you do not feel well ??? though that, as you say, may be from fatigue & temporary. But your weight ??? that???s awful ??? but that may be for want of palatable food and hot weather ??? Do you even think or feel that you had better come back, or do you feel that you had better continue there for an indefinite time? ??? If not, shake Vegas dust off your feet, and try some other place. - By the way, be wary of strangers, however pleasant & friendly. Don???t be enticed by one to go to any strange place or to go out at night ??? Don???t expos

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        Autograph letter signed in full to the music critic Max Schütz

      On a postal card. Postmarked Prague, January 23, 1881. In German (with transcription and translation). Dvorák informs Schütz that he has written to Simrock and goes on to mention three of his compositions: op. 54, the waltzes for piano, composed between December 1st 1879 and January 17th, 1880; op. 55, the Zigeunerlieder (Gypsy songs), composed between February 18th and 23rd, 1880; and op. 57, the sonata in F major for violin and piano, composed between March 3rd and 17th, 1880. "To hear from you that the Zigeunerlieder have met with your favour pleases me greatly. You are going to receive the violin sonata and the two volumes of waltzes for piano solo. More next time!" Uniformly browned. In very good condition overall. . "With Smetana, Fibich and Janácek [Dvorák] is regarded as one of the great nationalist Czech composers of the 19th century. Long neglected and dismissed by the German-speaking musical world as a naive Czech musician, he is now considered by both Czech and international musicologists Smetana’s true heir. He earned worldwide admiration and prestige for 19th-century Czech music with his symphonies, chamber music, oratorios, songs and, to a lesser extent, his operas." Klaus Döge in Grove onlineOp. 54 "Although Dvorák was an accomplished pianist, writing for the piano was never as important to him as, for example, orchestral or chamber music. His piano works are mainly entertaining dances and character-pieces rather than musically and technically ambitious sonatas, fantasias and études... The eight Waltzes b101 (1879–1880)... are reminiscent of Chopin but are considerably more natural-sounding and direct." ibid Op. 55"The song cycle, Gipsy Melodies, was written for and dedicated to an admirer of the composer's songs, Gustav Walter, tenor singer of the Vienna Court Opera. As a compliment to Walter, Dvorák set the German translations especially prepared for him by the poet himself, instead of using Adolf Heyduk's Czech verses... The songs display far more assurance than any Dvorák has written previously....Dvorák's skill in using the voice is much greater than before... The music may not be similar to the gipsy music with which we are most familiar, but it embodies gipsy elements, and is at the same time pure Dvorák." Clapham, pp. 232-233Op. 57The only sonata of Dvorák's to survive, the sonata for violin and piano, op. 57, "marks Dvorák's first success in writing satisfactorily for the piano in a chamber music work... [It] represents Dvorák at his most intimate..." ibid, p. 194 Dvorák's correspondent Max Schütz was a music critic for the German-language daily Pester Lloyd, published in Budapest.

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        La Hollande a' vol d'Oiseau.

      Paris 1881. With 1 map & 24 photo-engr. plates by M.Lalanne. 398pp.

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      [London]: Printed for Private Circulation [at the Chiswick Press, 1881].. Small octavo. Printed self wrappers, bound up in slightly later three quarter polished calf and marbled boards, spine stamped in gilt, t.e.g. A few small smudges to wrapper title, bound without final blank, otherwise very good to near fine. First edition, first printing, collating A2,B- C8,D1. One of fifty copies printed. Edited and published by Anne Benson Proctor in rebuttal to certain material concerning the Proctors printed in Froude's edition of Carlyle's REMINISCENCES. This copy bears Mrs. Proctor's inscription on the wrapper title: "F. Macmillan Esq. with Mrs. Procter[']s kind regards." The recipient, Frederick Macmillan, published the second edition of Carlyle's REMINISCENCES and subsequent editions of Carlyle's letters (omitting these letters). His bookplate appears on the front pastedown. The error 'the King' is corrected to 'thinking' in manuscript on page 30. A second, corrected impression of 100 copies appeared later in the year, but collates differently. Tarr cites vertical dimensions of 14.0cm; this copy measures a full 19cm. TARR A31.I.a.

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        Prout's Microcosm , The Artist's Sketch-Book of Figures, Shipping and Other Picturesque Objects

      London: James Rimell and Son, 1881. Folio, with a suite of 24 tinted lithographs, some foxing; a very good copy bound in original dark blue cloth, small worm hole to front board, gilt. An attractive copy of this increasingly rare book of illustrations by Samuel Prout, an important and influential English artist, the uncle of John Skinner Prout. His early works included romantic landscapes of Devon and marine scenery. His landscape depictions were of ovbious influence to his nephew, Australian water colourist Skinner Prout. This work of Samuel Prout exemplifies his concern with technical aspects of artistry and this is known to be one of his more influential works. This "New edition" of one of Prout's popular books for learners containing an introduction by the early lithographer entitled "On the Importance of Figures" which technically describes the devices used in drawing figures within a setting. A series of 24 plates follow, which engage in an exploration of the human figure in the every day scene. Many compositions depicting groups of people in town scenes engaged in commonplace activities. The prints demonstrate Prout's keen eye for architecture and it was here, in his illustrations of continental scenery, that it is said Prout found his niche. First published in 1841, both editions of this work are now of some scarcity.

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        Zwangsmässige Lichtempfindungen durch Schall und verwandte Erscheinungen auf dem Gebiete der anderen Sinnesempfindungen

      Leipzig, Fues's Verlag (R. Reisland), 1881.. 14,5 x 22,5cm, mod. Halbleinwandband, Rückenschild mit goldgeprägtem Titel, erste und letzte Seiten etwas stockfleckig; VII, 95, (1 S.), 2 mehrfach gefaltete Tabellen. sowohl Bleuler (spätere Karriere als Psychiater am Burghölzli in Zürich) und Lehmann (später Professor für Hygiene in Würzburg) waren zum Zeitpunkt dieser Veröffentlichung noch im Studium ("cand. med.")! Erste Untersuchung zum Problem der von ihnen so genannten "Secundärempfindungen", heute unter dem Begriff der "Synaesthesie" zusammengefaßt. Bleuler selbst und viele aus seiner Herkunftsfamilie gehörten zu den Menschen, die bei bestimmten Vokalen oder Worten Farben sahen. Sie befragten insgesamt 77 Personen und analysierten deren unterschiedliche "Doppelwahrnehmungen", schufen den Begriff "Photismen" und charakterisierten "Schallphotismen", "Lichtphotismen", "Geschmacksphotismen", "Geruchsphotismen", "Farb- und Formvorstellung für Schmerz, Wärme und Tastempfinden" sowie "Farbenvorstellung für Formen". Sie erkannten, dass die Anlage für dieses Phänomen erblich ist, dass diese Phänomene unveränderlich sind und durch psychische Vorgänge kaum mehr beeinflußt werden als "normale" Empfindungen, dass diese Fähigkeit für sich allein kein Hinweis auf eine psychische Störung ist und schufen mit diesem Erstlingswerk eine Basis für weitere Forschungen

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Am Osning]
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        A Laodicean, Or The Castle of the De Stancys. A Tale of To-Day

      Henry Holt and Company, New York 1881 - mustard yellow publisher's original cloth; lettering in gilt and black on the spine; gilt is bright; designs of a spider web and of leaves in black on the front cover; double vertical rules in black as well as floral design in black on rear cover; Holt's Leisure Hours Series-No. 131; 432pp; no foxing and no browning; minor shelf wear; spine is slightly askew as usual; hinges are tight; gift inscription dated 1881 on second prelim.; complete tissue guard at frontispiece Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Reeve and Clarke Fine Books]
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        Documents littéraires.

      Charpentier 1881 - - Charpentier, Paris 1881, 12x18,5cm, relié. - Edition originale. Reliure à la bradel en pleine percaline rouge, dos lisse orné d'un motif floral doré, date et double filet dorés en queue, pièce de titre de chagrin noir, reliure de l'époque signée à froid de Pierson. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Adolphe Racot. Quelques petites rousseurs affectant essentiellement les premiers et tous derniers feuillets. Ex-libris d'Adolphe Racot encollé au verso du premier plat de reliure. A propos de Victor Hugo, Alfred de Musset, George Sand, François-René de Chateaubriand, Théophile Gautier, Alexandre Dumas fils. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        To Mount Browne and Back , or Moses and Me

      Adelaide: Advertiser Print, 1881. Octavo, [iv], 32, [iv] pp., eight lithographed plates after Herbert Woodhouse or Arthur Esam; original pink pictorial wrappers, slight wear to head of spine, but a very good copy. Moses and me. This delightful and rare illustrated work is an account of the author's trip from Adelaide to Mount Browne. The Introduction remarks that 'interest has been evoked of late by the discovery of alluvial gold in a district lying near the South Australian border, but which is to two-thirds of the community an utterly unknown land'. Johnson, an Adelaide journalist, recounts with much humour his cross-country journey on his horse Mr Moses and provides a detailed and human view of country life en route and conditions on an Australian goldfield. Mount Browne was named and first described by the explorer Charles Sturt who travelled in the region in 1845. Johnson crossed Sturt's route at Depot Glen 'close to where gold was first found in the Grey Ranges… at the Glen there may yet be seen the fragments that remain of the boat the explorer carried with him, wherein to cross the mythical inland sea of Central Australia…' (p. 16). The eight full-page engravings together with the cover illustration are the work of two of the leading illustrators of the period, Herbert Woodhouse and Arthur Esam. Herbert Woodhouse was a member of the most famous family of sporting artists in nineteenth-century Australia. He moved to South Australia in 1880 and regularly exhibited in exhibitions both overseas and interstate. An ephemeral and rare goldfields work: this copy is in excellent original condition, complete with the many engraved advertisements.

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        "Zwei blaue Aras", 1914.

      . Farbholzschnitt 46 x 41 cm, signiert.. (Ludwig Heinrich Jungnickel, Wunsiedel/Franken 1881 - 1965 Wien)

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        The Compleatest Angling book that euer was writ, being done out of ye Hebrewe and other Tongues, by a person of Honor

      [Colophon:]"Newe Castle upon Tine": by Andro Reid for yee author", 1881 - The much enlarged edition of one of the most curious and beautiful books in all of angling literature, printed for "those who have, in vain, searched for the Edition of 1859", of which only 40 copies were printed. "With one or two exceptions the volume contains all the old plates and nearly as many new ones, all displaying the humorous feeling and the artistic skill which give Mr. Crawhall's works 'a place apart' among angling books." (Westwood & Satchell). PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED TO HIS WIFE: "For my beloved wife Margaret B. Crawhall, June 27th, 1881." John Simpson noted that this is the only copy that he has seen bound in morocco (all other copies in black calf to the same pattern) Second Edition, one of 100 copies printed. 4to. Illustrated with numerous woodcuts, etchings, hand-colored ornaments, etc., by the author. Publisher's blind-stamped morocco gilt, t.e.g. Finely rebacked, preserving original spine. Fine. Cloth slipcase. Westwood & Satchell, p. 70 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "Katze und Papagei".

      . Kohle / Aquarell, 58 x 46 cm, Signaturstempel, Nachlaßstempel.. (Ludwig Heinrich Jungnickel, Wunsiedel/Franken 1881 - 1965 Wien)

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        La réforme sociale publiée par un groupe d'économistes sous le patronage de M. F. Le Play (13 volumes)

      Bureaux de la Réforme sociale 0 - Treize volumes in-8 (15.5x24 cm), reliés demi-chagrin, titre et tomaison dorés au dos à cinq nerfs, , tomes I (1881) à X (1885) (sauf le IV (2e semestre 1882)), plus tomes I (1886) à IV (1887) ; revue publiée dans la droite ligne de la pensée de Le Play (Pierre Guillaume Frédéric, 1806-1882). Le Play est considéré comme le père de la sociologie. Polytechnicien, ingénieur des mines, il possède une vue positiviste, mais avec une approche plus interventionniste. Penseur conservateur et paternaliste (à la Joseph de Maistre dont il est proche philosophiquement), il défend les valeurs de la famille, de l'ordre social. ce qui fera de lui une influence importante d'auteurs comme Charles Maurras. Coiffes frottés, certains dos légèrement insolés, rousseurs aux tranches, bon état pour ce ensemble. La Réforme sociale [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Solnedgang over Hellebæk.

      Maleri. Sign. Hellebæk 1881. C. Zacho. 29,5x31 cm. Olje på mahogni.. Uindrammet

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        Great content archive of letters, mostly relating to tortoises and the giant Coco de Mer palm tree growing in the Seychelles which Chinese Gordon had identified as the location of the biblical Garden of Eden, the palm being the Tree of Knowledge; one letter recounts the story of the tortoise carrying Noah's Ark to Mt. Ararat

      Mauritius, 1881-1882 Archive of 17 Autograph Letters Signed "C.E. Gordon," mostly 4.5" x 7", 33 pages in all, front and verso. Each to Charles Button of Mahé, Seychelles (north of Madagascar). With an unsigned pictorial listing of repairs to Gordon's headquarters in his hand. In an undated letter on stationery embossed with the British coat of arms, Gordon thanks Button "for your kind offer of the small Tortoises. I hope you will not give any away at all. A time will come, when they will be very valuable and it is a great pity to give any of them away, they are only neglected..." Mouse-eaten at folds and upper edge, not near signature.In 1881, Gordon published a report, original in the British Museum, entitled "Gigantic land tortoises of Seychelles," crediting the information to "a very intelligent gentleman Mr Charles Button of Providence Mahé." In another undated two page signed letter, the conclusion of an ALS, Gordon asks Button to "tell me about the Coco de Mers, for I am muc

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        The Formation of Vegetable Mould, through the Action of Worms, with Observations on their Habits

      Illus. in the text. 8vo, orig. green cloth (title a little foxed), covers stamped in blind, spine lettered in gilt. London: J. Murray, 1881. First edition and a very fine and fresh copy. "This last book is outside the main stream of Darwin's work, and reverts to his earlier geological interests."-Freeman, p. 164. ❧ Freeman 1357. .

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        Walt Whitman acknowledges receiving $10 for the publication of his essay, ?Death of Carlyle? from Jeanette L. Gilder, editor of ?The Critic,? a new periodical

      Autograph Receipt Signed ?Walt Whitman? on verso of 5? x 3? postmarked penny postcard, addressed by Whitman to ?JL Gilder / Critic office 757 Broadway / New York City.? Whitman had originally addressed it to ?JB Gilder,? then smudged the ?B,? lightening it, then writing an ?L? over it. Fine condition.In full, ?Camden NJ Feb 25 ?81. Received Ten Dollars from JL & JB Gilder for piece in Critic Feb. 12 ?" Walt Whitman.?Whitman?s essay, ?Death of Carlyle,? appeared in ?The Critic? on February 12, 1881. ?The Dead Carlyle? had appeared in ?The American? in June 1880, most probably a proof or off-print which Whitman called ?slips.? He had sent ?The Dead Carlyle? to ?The Literary World? in Boston where it was also published on February 12, 1881. All three essays were identical.The Walt Whitman Archive notes, ?The editor of ?The Critic, Jeanette L. Gilder, sought out Whitman as an important writer of the era when she and her bro

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        Sketch of Explorations by the late John M'Kinlay in the Interior of Australia, 1861-2. Being a paper read before the Cowal Society, Oct. 28, 1878

      Glasgow: Aird & Coghill for the Cowal Society, 1881. Small slim octavo, 48 pages, portrait frontispiece and decorated title page, full page map, occasional vignettes, cloth a little rubbed at extremities otherwise a fine fresh copy. An exceptionally rare Australian exploration title. McKinlay led the South Australian Burke and Wills Relief Expedition, which went on to explore north of Lake Eyre, missed its appointment with a ship at the Gulf of Carpentaria, and finally made it to Port Denison. This particular account was published some twenty years later, after his death, by the Glasgow society of which he had been president. Ferguson could record only a single private copy of this important inland exploration account, and a single institutional copy (State Library of Victoria), while noting that the Mitchell and National Libraries both hold facsimiles. Wantrup could cite only the sale of the Glover copy in 1970, and another copy which changed hands privately in 1976. He points out that it is 'of quite notable rarity… Only a few collectors will ever have the opportunity to purchase a copy'.

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        Sketch of Explorations by the late John M'Kinlay in the Interior of Australia, 1861-2. Being a paper read before the Cowal Society, Oct. 28, 1878?

      Aird & Coghill for the Cowal Society, Glasgow 1881 - Small slim octavo, 48 pages, portrait frontispiece and decorated title page, full page map, occasional vignettes, cloth a little rubbed at extremities otherwise a fine fresh copy. An exceptionally rare Australian exploration title. McKinlay led the South Australian Burke and Wills Relief Expedition, which went on to explore north of Lake Eyre, missed its appointment with a ship at the Gulf of Carpentaria, and finally made it to Port Denison. This particular account was published some twenty years later, after his death, by the Glasgow society of which he had been president. Ferguson could record only a single private copy of this important inland exploration account, and a single institutional copy (State Library of Victoria), while noting that the Mitchell and National Libraries both hold facsimiles. Wantrup could cite only the sale of the Glover copy in 1970, and another copy which changed hands privately in 1976. He points out that it is 'of quite notable rarity? Only a few collectors will ever have the opportunity to purchase a copy'. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Buried Alive

      New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1881. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST US EDITION. 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.) Very Good+ 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.Dostoevsky's first appearance on America shores came with this novel, typically known as House of the Dead. Translated by Marie von Tilo.

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        Intentions. The Decay of Lying; Pen Pencil and Poison; The Critic as Artist; The Truth of Masks

      James R. Osgood, McIlvaine and Co, London 1881 - First Edition, First Printing A stunning copy. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a beautiful copy bound in the original publisher's green cloth. Includes a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tasmanian Friends and Foes: Feathered, Furred and Finned

      Marcus Ward, London 1881 - Small quarto, with eight chromolithographic plates, a fine copy in original splendid gilt decorated cloth. Second edition of a beautifully illustrated Australian natural history book, specially written for children by pioneer Tasmanian novelist Louisa Anne Meredith. Louisa migrated to Australia in 1839 tp join her husband Charles who enjoyed mixed fortunes in the colony. As a young woman in England, Louisa was remarkable for her outspoken political views and public support of the Chartists. Life in Van Diemen's Land held it's own challenges, and despite the lonliness and isolation of pioneering life Louisa maintained a steady literary and artistic output. The abundant natural history fascinated her: 'she studied plants, insects, seaweeds and fish of Tasmania's east coast and was an active member of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and an honorary member of the Tasmanian Royal Society' (DNB). During the four years Louisa lived at Port Sorrell she diligently recorded everything of interest. One such event was the disappearance in 1846 of three little girls and a boy in the Sassafras Valley, later found by Louisa's husband Charles. This dramatic rescure was fictionalised in Tasmanian Friends and Foes, and although the book primarily describes animal life for younger readers topics such as convict servants and the Aborigines are encountered. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Söhne des Senators.,

      Verlag Gebrüder Paetel, Berlin, 1881 - 75 S., Erste Ausgabe (WG 36, Teitge 1144). Bevor Storm seine Werke in Buchform veröffentlichte, ließ er sie fast immer in Zeitschriften, Zeitungen oder den damals so beliebten Wochen- oder Monatsheften erscheinen. Außerdem erhöhte Storm seine Finanzen damit, dass er seine Novellen zeitgleich oder in zeitlicher Nähe einmal einzeln und zusätzlich mit anderen Werken herausgab. Die hier vorliegende Novelle wurde vorher in der Deutschen Rundschau veröffentlicht, die auch bei Paetel erschien (Heft 25, 1880, S. 1 - 28), außerdem ebenfalls 1881 zusammen mit "Der Herr Etatsrath" (s. a. WG 35 + Teitge 1143). Druck in der Buchdruckerei der Volks-Zeitung, Berlin. Vorderdeckel mit Schwarz-, Blau- u. Blindprägung sowie reichgeprägtem Goldschmuck, Rücken ist goldgeprägt, Rückdeckel Blindprägung. Einband etwas berieben, Textseiten sauber, Zustand außen 2 / 2+, innen sehr gut. Innen auf dem Vorderdeckel schönes Exlibris "M. Schneider", Seite gegenüber alter Besitzvermerk. >>> Von großer Seltenheit! <<< Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1800 12°, gold-, blind- blau- u. schwarzgepr. braunes OLn, Goldschnitt, Lesebändchen. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      København 1881. 164 s. Orig. dekorert helsjirtingbd. (Grøntt). Helt gullsnitt

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        Baldwin Locomotive Works. Illustrated Catalogue of Locomotives

      Philadelphia Burnham, Parry, Williams & Co. J B Lippincott & Co 1881. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Cover rubbed. Spine ends frayed. Inner hinge cracking. Some soiling and marks. One page detached and edge-worn. Repaired tears to two pages Second Edition Brown/gilt blind embossed hardback cloth cover with bevelled edges 280mm x 200mm (11" x 8"). 153pp. 18 sepia albumen photographic plates of locomotives.

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        Day in a Child&#146;s Life, A

      1881. first edition. One of the Books That Relieved John Ruskin&#39;s DepressionRare in Dust Jacket[GREENAWAY, Kate]. FOSTER, Myles B. A Day in a Child&#146;s Life. Music by Myles B. Foster. Engraved and Printed by Edmund Evans. London: [n.d., 1881]. First edition. Quarto (9 9/16 x 8 1/4 in; 243 x 208 mm). 29, [1, printer&#39;s slug] pp. Color-printed wood-engraved text illustrations, most accompanied with musical notations. Original light green glazed pictorial boards with green cloth backstrip. Beveled edges. Original printed dust jacket. An exceptionally clean and near fine copy."&#133;By Christmas, Ruskin had recovered and was ready to advise her. Although he was still depressed by his uncontrollable health&#133;his depression was somewhat relieved by Kate&#39;s latest books. which rekindled his interest in her ability to depict children and reminded him of his departed beloved [little Rose La Touche]. Mother Goose had a title-page drawing of a baby lying in a basket of roses. A Day in a Child&#39;s Life was even more evocative, with its rose wreath half-title page; a blonde girl lying in bed, so reminiscent of a child Rose on her sick bed; and young girls in white frocks dancing over a hillside to &#39;A Romp&#39; - so like his Winnington Hall frolics" (Engen p.81).Schuster & Engen 66. Thomson 31. Engen, Kate Greenaway. A Biography.

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      Mining Journal, 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. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Handbuch für die Provinz Schlesien

      . 53. Aufl. Korn, Breslau, 1881. CIII/468/181/312/16 S., original Leinen. (StaV. u. Titel/NaT./Vorsatz u. Titel etwas randfl./leicht bst. u. berieben.). Erste Abteilung: Instanzen-Nachweis der Staats-, Provinzial- und Kommunal-Behörden, der Geistlichkeit, Medicinal-Personen, Unterrichts- und Bildungsanstalten, des größeren ländlichen Grundbesitzes, der öffentlichen Institute und Vereine/Zweite Abteilung: Gerwerbliches Adreß-Buch. Verzeichnis der Handelskammern, Aktiengesellschaften, Handelsfirmen, Berg- und Hüttenwerke, Fabriken und Gasthöfe/Dritte Abteilung: Schlesisches Ortschafts-Verzeichnis. Uebersicht sämtlicher Städte, Flecken, Dörfer und sonstiger Ortschaften in alphabetischer Ordnung

      [Bookseller: Celler Versandantiquariat, Einzelunterne]
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        The Works

      London: Smith, Elder, & Co.,, 1881-2. 12 volumes, octavo (191 x 127 mm). Contemporary blue half calf, marbled boards, raised bands to spines, red and tan morocco labels, titles and floral decorations to compartments gilt, edges and endpapers marbled. Engraved portrait frontispiece by Joseph Brown in Volume I, original frontispieces and illustrations throughout. Armourial bookplate of G. W. Henderson to front pastedowns. Spines evenly darkened, corners a bit rubbed and occasionally slightly worn, boards gently scuffed, extremities a bit rubbed. Small dampstains along top edge of Volume I prelims; Volume II front inner hinge partially cracked. Otherwise an excellent, bright set. A complete set of Thackeray&#39;s works, in a bright and richly gilded contemporary binding.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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.

      Wien, Hölder, 1881.. 2 Bde. 528 + 532 S. OLwd.. Mit allen vier Karten. - Kapitale leicht angeplatzt, papierbedingt gebräunt, leichte Gbrsp.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        Le Temple de Gnide suivi d'Arsace et Isménie.

      Rouen, chez J. Lemonnyer 1881 - Le Temple de Gnide - Céphise et l'Amour - Arsace et Isménie. Nouvelle édition avec Figures d'Eisen et de Le Barbier, gravées par Le Mire. Préface inédite d'Octave Uzanne. Reproduction des illustrations de l'édition de 1772 : 1 portrait frontispice de Montequieu, 2 titres gravés dont un pour Arsace et Isménie, 1 vignette à la dédicace et 11 figures, dont 2 pour Céphise et l'Amour et 2 pour Arsace et Isménie. (Complet et Contrôlé) Édition sur grands papiers limitée à 200 exemplaires numérotés. Celui-ci (N°46) un des 50 sur JAPON contenant les illustrations en quadruple état : en noir, en bistre, en sanguine et en bleu. Rouen, chez J. Lemonnyer - 1881 - XXIII et 160 pages. Reliure demi-chagrin rouge à coins signée Ch. Magnier. Dos à nerfs orné et doré. Tête dorée. Quelques légers frottements. Pas de rousseur. Bon état. Format in-4°(28x20). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: EURL Livres et Collections]
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      James R. Osgood, McIlvaine and Co 1881 - First Edition, First Printing bound in the original green cloth from the publisher. The book is in nice condition. The binding is tight with light wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Das alte Konstanz. Stadt u. Diöcese in Schrift & Stift dargestellt. 1. Jg.: Hefte I-III; 2. Jg.: Hefte 1, 2/3, 4, 5. (Insgesamt 7 Hefte). Blätter für Geschichte, Sage, Kunst & Kunsthandwerk, Naturschönheiten der Stadt & Diöcese. Organ des Münsterbau-Vereins.

      Konstanz, U. Moriell, 1881, 82 - 4°, je ca.15. S., einige lithogr. Abb., eine farb. Taf., Broschur., Umschläge u, einige Bl. etwas stockfleckig u. Namenszug. 1 Heft m. Falzspuren, 1 Heft m. losem Umschlag. Insgesamt gutes Exemplar. Druck von U. Moriell u. Litographie v. Hermann Wölfl. - Interessante Hefte zur Konstanzer Stadtgeschichte des 14 u. 15. Jahrhunderts. - Passend zum Konziljubiläum 1400 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        Colección de documentos para la historia de Costa Rica [Five Volumes]

      San José de Costa Rica / Paris: Imprenta Nacional / Pablo Dupont, 1881-1886. San José de Costa Rica / Paris: Imprenta Nacional / Pablo Dupont, 1881-1886. First editions. Uniform half black morocco over marbled boards, five raised bands, one compartment with gilt titles, one with numeral, four with gilt decorations, pink endpapers. A very good set, boards and spines rubbed, small institutional stamp on free endpapers, contents clean. 8vo. Volumes IV and V were published in Paris in editions of 300 copies. León Fernández Bonilla (1840-1887), diplomat and historian, considered the father of historiography in Costa Rica, was murdered in 1887. The most important work for the study of colonial Costa Rica, it was later continued by his son and published in Spain and eventually contained 10 volumes. Palau 87920. Spain & Spanish America I, 247. Griffin 2521.

      [Bookseller: Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Historia de la Revolución Francesa / Waterloo / El Amigo Fritz

      Gaspar, Madrid 1881 - Edición ilustrada con grabados. Historia de la Revolución Francesa contada por un aldeano 1789-1815, dividida en 7 partes. Waterloo consta de 2 partes. El Amigo Fritz de una sola parte. Traducida al español por DE LA CERDA, Manuel y ESCOBAR, Eusebio. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: La Gran Pulpería de Libros Venezolanos]
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        Treatise relevant to the testing of water-wheels and machinery: with various other matters pertaining to hydrodynamics

      U.S.A: Weaver, Shipman & Company, 1881. U.S.A: Weaver, Shipman & Company. Fair. 1881. Third Edition. Hardcover. Hardback bound in original dark grey cloth with gilt titles to spine, blindstamped bordering to boards, cloth worn at edges & corners, contemporary neatly inked notes to endpapers & prelims. and some annotations in the margins. 366 pages, engraved frontispiece and several illustrations in the text, index. Decent copy of an uncommon book .

      [Bookseller: Aucott & Thomas]
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        Illustrated British Ballads, Old and New

      London, Paris and New York- Cassell, Petter, Galpinand Co., 1881. London, Paris and New York- Cassell, Petter, Galpinand Co., 1881 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A beautifully illustrated collection of British poetry with numerous engravings throughout and with decorative capitals and borders to each page. In two volumes complete. Containing poems fromvarious authors including Oliver Goldsmith, Robert Burns,John Keats, Oliver Goldsmith and William Wordsworth. Selected and edited by George Barnett Smith. With a preface to front, contents and list of illustrations by various artists including H. M. Paget, W. H. Overend and E. Wagner. George Barnett Smith (1841 - 1909) was an English author and journalist. &#39;Smith was a thorough chronicler of his age. . . He also wrote lives of Shelley (1877) and Victor Hugo (1885), and several works on poets, travel, Victorian heroes, and women. As Guy Roslyn he published verse&#39;. Previous owner&#39;s ink inscriptions to front free endpapers dated 1945. Bound by C. Cooper and Co. , Ltd. with binder&#39;s labels to front pastedowns. Condition: In quarter paper vellum bindings with cloth covered boards. Externally, sound but with some wear to extremities, marks and occasional stains to boards. Two joints cracked. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but with very odd slight foxing, heavier to endpapers,spotting to text block edge and handling marks. Overall: GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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      Phil: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1881, 1st. American edition, 2 vols., xxx, 377 pp. / viii, 388 pp. . Major Serpa Pinto.HOW I CROSSED AFRICA.Phil:  J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1881, 1st. American edition, 2 vols., xxx, 377 pp. / viii, 388 pp. ***The sub-title is as follows ? "From the Atlantic to the Indian Ocean, Through Unknown Countries; Discovery of the Great Zambesi Affluents, &c." *** Pinto was the fourth European explorer to cross Africa from west to east.  His journey started in Benguella, Portuguese Angola, in November of 1877, and ended in Durban, South Africa in the spring of 1878.  His expedition added considerable knowledge about the "dark" interior.  Volume 1 has a frontis. folding map, a folding map in a back pocket, and six (6) full-page maps.  Volume 2 has one full-page map.  Both volumes have numerous illustrations from engravings, both full-page and in text. ***  These books come with clear mylar protective covers. ***  Bound in green pictorial cloth boards and spines, gilt lettering on front covers and on spines.  Covers have moderate shelf wear, light soil.  The contents are clean and complete in good bindings.  *** 9 " tall by 6 "

      [Bookseller: The Sangre Book Company]
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        Stanford's Library Map of North America Constructed by A. Keith Johnston.

      1881 - London: Edward Stanford, 1863-1881. Original colour. Four sheets, dissected and laid on linen as issued, each sheet 840 x 770mm, total if joined c. 1650 x 1530mm. With original case, very worn.

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        The Compleat Angler

      London: Strahan & Co, [1881] - Edition de Luxe, 250 copies printed, 150 for America, 100 for England. No. 159 of the latter issue (Strahan Edition). 8vo. Title page printed in black and red, with engraved initials for the two words of the title. With 26 steel engravings (including two portraits), 74 engravings on wood, all on India paper; the full page steel engravings are mounted; and the wood engravings are laid down in the text. xv, 445 pp. Original three quarter vellum and brown boards, spine titled and ruled in gilt, t.e.g. Joints professionally repaired. Some spotting and toning of outer edges. Fine. Coigney 114 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Orchomenos. Bericht über meine Ausgrabungen im Böotischen Orchomenos.

      Leipzig, Brockhaus, 1881.. 8°. VI, 58 SS., mit 9 Textabbildungen und 4 lith. Tafeln (2 gefaltet, 1 doppelblgr.) Neueres Leinen, original Broschur aufgezogen. ADB LV, 180; dieser Titel nicht bei Borst. Erste Ausgabe dieser Beschreinbung der Ausgrabungen 1880 auf dem Gebiete der alten Hauptstadt der Minyer. - Gut erhalten, wenige Blätter im Rand leicht bestossen, sonst sauber und gut gebunden unter Verwendung des original Umschlages.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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      New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1881.. New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1881.. Pictorial green cloth, stamped in gilt and black. Frontis, plates and illustrations by F. Church and James Moser. June 1881 female ownership signature (executed at Larkmead) and with small Larkmead stamp in top margin of 1st page of introduction, a few very minor flecks to cloth, otherwise a brilliant copy, in cloth chemise and morocco faced slipcase. First edition, BAL&#39;s state (perhaps printing) 2, of the author&#39;s first book, with &#39;presumptuous&#39; on the last line of p.9 and &#39;A Treatise on the Practice of Medicine&#39; on the ad page [233] rather than quotes from reviews of this title. "A photographic reproduction of negro folk-lore, in accurate dialect ...The instant success of this first Uncle Remus caused the greatest flood of dialect literature the country had known..." - Grolier Hundred. While by no means a scarce book in ordinary condition, bright, tight copies such as this are now certainly the exception. BAL 7100. GROLIER AMERICAN HUNDRED 83.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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