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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., 

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd.]
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        HENRI MIRPIED - DIPLOME DE FRANC-MACONNERIE DU RITE ECOSSAIS, ORDRE DE PARIS, LES INDIVISIBLES ECOSSAIS, du 7 decembre 1881 & DISCOURS MANUSCRIT DE TENUE SOLENNELLE DU 2 AVRIL 1884. MORCEAU D'ARCHITECTURE DU FRERE MIRPIED

      1881 - - DIPLOME du SUPR. CONS. , LES INDIVISIBLES ECOSSAIS, pour la France et ses Dépendances sous la Voute Céleste du Zénith par 48 deg. 50 min. 14 sec. de lat. Nord. - Vélin de 35 cm par 30.5 cm portant le n° 11797 avec la signature maçonnique de MIRPIED, les signatures des Vénérable et Officiers dignitaires en date du 7 décembre 1881. Cachet humide bleu des Indivisbles Ecossais à l'Est de Paris. - Sort de "Laisser-Entrer" pour les autres rites et obédiences. - DISCOURS DE TENUE SOLENNELLE DU 2 AVRIL 1884. MORCEAU D'ARCHITECTURE DU FRERE MIRPIED. 16 ff. in-12 entièrement manuscrit du Frère Mirpied. Il s'agit d'un plaidoyer pour le frère COMBREXELLE démissionnaie de l'Atelier. Ce frère est préoccupé par les questions de l'enseignement et de la condition ouvrière et s'insurge et combat les affirmations fausses contenues à ce sujet lors de réunions plénières notamment sur l'instruction obligatoire , la solidarité sociale, l'opinion sur le capital ennemi des ouvrier. Accusé d'être rétrograde il se plaint de la censure exercée par l'ordre ce qui entraîne sa démission qu'on lui demande de retirer, mais persiste car on ne lui accorde pas de corriger. FRERE MIRPIED PREND SA DEFENSE LORS DE CE DISCOURS DEVANT L'ASSEMBLEE PLENIERE. - HENRI MIRPIED, Médecin, Maire de Bourges de 1892 à 1900, Républicain. Château d'eau et Place porte son nom à Bourges. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE ANCIENNE BERNARD MARIE ROLIN]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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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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        Herinneringen ontleend aan reizen te water, te voet, te paard en per spoor. Amsterdam, 1881. Niet in den handel.

      44 pag. + 19 pag. with mostly lithographed plates. Half linen (back damaged). Very rare book by a strange author, describing his journeys through the Dutch East Indies. The plates are by Tresling & Co and depict Batavia c.a., Soerabaja, Samarang, Soerakarta, a fregatschip, Bali and a large folding map of Java. Foxing.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat A.G. VAN DER STEUR]
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        ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER

      Hartford, Connecticut: The American Publishing Company, 1881. Very good in the original publisher's decorative blue cloth with the front cover and spine stamped in black and gilt. Inner hinges have been neatly repaired. Firmly bound with modest rubbing to the extremities. Clean and bright text with no name, bookplate or other markings. Nice place holder for the collector who cannot afford the first printing. See photos. . Hard Cover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: RON RAMSWICK BOOKS, IOBA ]
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        Seaman Schepps: A Century of New York Jewelry Design

      Vendome Press - 0865652503 Seaman Schepps: A Century of New York Jewelry Design - Limited Numbered Edition with Three Original Signed and Numbered Color Prints; Linen Box Contains Nine Containers of Real Gem Stones - Mother of Pearl Number #18 affixed to box spine; Box interior is also Thrice Signed; No 18 of 500; by Janet Zapata (Author), Amanda Vaill (Author), David Behl (Photographer); one very small closed tear to lower corner of print holder; Original Linen case is in Fine condition Paperback book is factory-sealed unread condition; First Edition; very scarce. Dazzling and celebrity-filled, this survey of the life, times, and works of Seaman Schepps (1881-1972), one of New York's greatest jewelers, is being published to accompany an important exhibition of his stunning designs. A true original, Schepps created eye-popping jewels that fused exotic materials with a sexy style and captured the imagination of trend-setting American women. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Azio Media - Fine Books & Ephemera]
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        MEMORIAS DE LA COMISIÓN DEL MAPA GEOLÓGICO DE ESPAÑA. DESCRIPCIÓN FÍSICA, GEOLÓGICA Y MINERA DE LA PROVINCIA DE BARCELONA.

      - Imp. Manuel Tello. Madrid, 1881. . 27,5 cm. 487 pág. Ilustr. con estados y croquis, en el texto, y 11 láms., 9 de ellas plegadas, 3 de las cuales son mapas, en colores. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        E. S. DENISON'S YOSEMITE VIEWS. Sam Miller, Agent. 2 Mont'g. St. San Francisco.; [Cover title reads: "Yosemite and the Big Trees of California. Tourist and Ticket Agency. 2 Montgomery St. Cor. Market St. San Francisco].

      [San Francisco: Lith. H. S. Crocker & Co.], n.d. (but 1880-1881). Color pictorial wrappers printed in black, red, and gilt; [104] pp., including 2 maps (the first with train schedule dated 1881 from San Francisco to Yosemite on facing page, the second map with lithograph of the Yosemite & Madera stagecoach on facing page), and 50 full-page lithographed views each with facing caption page with vignette lithos. Housed in gray cloth slipcase with 1 plexiglass side. Half-inch chip to bottom of spine, corner tips of rear wrapper lost, moderate soiling to white portions of wrappers, overall still quite presentable and internally fine. Other than 1 view each of the Palace Hotel in San Francisco and the Hotel Del Monte in Monterey, all the scenes are of Yosemite and the Mariposa Big Tree Grove. According to Curry & Kruska's "Bibliography of Yosemite" H. S. Crocker lithographs were drawn by E. (Emmanuel) Wyttenbach after George Fiske's photographs. A rare Yosemite view book, quite scarce in commerce and with only 10 recorded on OCLC/WorldCat. Currey & Kruska 100. Very good.

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        L'Oiseau. Illustré par H. GIACOMELLI.

      Paris, Hachette, 1881. - 28 x 20,5 cm, 424 p., 210 planches et vignettes sur bois dessinées par Giacomelli. Maroquin vert, dos à nerfs orné d'un décor d'entrelacs dorés, auteur et titre dorés au dos, décor de filets et d'entrelacs dorés sur les plats, dentelle dorée intérieure, double filet doré sur les coupes, tranches dorées. Très bel exemplaire. Deuxième tirage de la première édition illustrée de 1867. Remarquable exemplaire sur Chine en superbe condition. Réf. bibliographiques : Vicaire, V, 833. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ponchielli, Amilcare - Signed La Gioconda First Edition 1881

      Ricordi, Milan 1881 - First edition of the second and final version, score for singing and piano, with listing of all singers in the 1876 world premiere. Signed by Ponchielli on the first page, inscribed to French painter Louis Roux (1817-1903), size is 8.5 x 10.8 inches, full book with 346 pages and covers. Some wear on covers, otherwise in very good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bahnbrechende Grammatik des klassischen Chinesisch

      Gabelentz, Georg [Conon] von der: Chinesische Grammatik. Mit Ausschluss des niederen Stiles und der heutigen Umgangssprache. Mit einem Frontispiz (auf gelbem, stärkerem Papier) und weiteren 3, davon 2 gefalteten Schrifttafel. Leipzig: Weigel (Holzhausen, Wien) 1881. Gr. 8°. Privater Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem, mittels Ornamenten verziertem Rückentitel, Vorsätzen aus mehrfarbigem Steinmarmorpapier und marmoriertem Schnitt. Der originale gelbe Vorderumschlag mit chinesischem Titeldruck ist als Frontispiz eingebunden. Erstausgabe dieser bahnbrechenden, bis heute in Umfang und Genauigkeit unübertroffenen Grammatik des klassischen Chinesisch, aus der Feder des deutschen Sinologen und Sprachwissenschafter Georg Gabelentz, seines Zeichens Inhaber des an der Universität Leipzig ausgerichteten ersten deutschen Lehrstuhls für ostasiatische Sprachen (1878-1889). Insbesondere aufgrund der vom Autor hier erstmals angewandten, gleichzeitig analytischen wie synthetischen (also hörer- und sprecherbezogenen) Systematik in der Darstellung der Struktur des Chinesischen ist „der Gabelentz" für Sinologen und Sprachtypologen nach wie ein Lehr- und Nachschlagebuch ersten Ranges, und erfuhr er deshalb bis in die Gegenwart mehrere Nachdrucke und Neuauflagen. Die Tafeln zeigen zahlreiche Schriftzeichen und Schreibvorlagen. Bei liegt ein einseitig bedrucktes Blatt mit Errata des Werks »Concise Dictionary of Chinese on the basis of K'anghi« von John Chalmers, das gleichenjahrs ebenfalls bei Weigel in Leipzig, erschienen war. Einband an den Ecken und Kanten etwas berieben und bestoßen, Besitzervermerk mit Bleistift bzw. Besitzerstempel auf den vorderen und hinteren Vorsätzen, sonst ausgezeichnet erhaltenes, fleckenfreies und kaum gebräuntes Exemplar dieses selten angebotenen Referenzwerks, das laut JAP bzw. APO seit 1950 erst ein einziges Mal zur Auktion eingebracht wurde. Cordier; Biblioteca Sinica, 1679; Killy zit. WBIS/DBA 3.0277.052.

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        The Sikandar Namae Barà or Book of Alexander the Great written AD 1200

      First edition. Facsimile of leaf from the Persian text from which the translation was made. Large 8vo. Original green cloth, boards stamped in black, gilt titling to spine; cloth a touch rubbed and marked, amateur paper repair to leaf b8, very good otherwise. pp. xxxi, [1]blank, 831, [1]blank. London: W. H. Allen & Co.,

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        Leipzig 25. 01. 1796 - 12. 02. 1871 Leipzig). Königl. hannoverscher Generalkonsul, Mitglied des sächsischen Landtags und Kaufmann in Leipzig. Brustbild mit Plaston leicht nach links.

      - Bleistiftzeichnung v. Carl Blos, dat. 1881, 22x 21 (H) Originalzeichnung auf Velin mit leichter Deckweiß Retusche unter den Augen des Porträtierten. Rechts unten monogrammiert und datiert:: CB (18)81.Seine Firma in Leipzig war "Johann George Schmidt". Laut alter Beschreibung nach einem Kupferstich und einer Daguerrotyoie aus dem Jahre 1846 von Carl Blos in Karlsruhe gemalt. - Fest in ein altes, ovales Passepartout mit Goldfacette geklebt. - Frühe Arbeit von Carl Blos (1860 - 1941). - Sehr schönes Blatt

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        [three lines in syllabic characters, the first two transliterated as] Chi gothi tostomomenti ... [then in English] The New Testament translated into the Chipewyan language by the Archdeacon Kirkby.

      Pr. for the British & Foreign Bible Society, 1881. First edition of the first New Testament in Chipewyan, an Athapascan language that should not be confused with Chippewa, the latter being an Algonquian language. The Chipewyans live in the Canadian Arctic regions around Hudson Bay, including Manitoba and the Northwest Territories, as well as northern parts of Alberta and Saskatchewan. It is printed in the Evans syllabic script with a syllabarium preceding the text. Darlow and Moule say of printing in Chipewyan to their time: "With the exception of parts of the Book of Common Prayer and some hymns, no other Chipewyan editions have been printed." That is not exactly true, for a few books of the Bible and the Gospels had also appeared prior to the publication of their monumental Bible bibliography; but the language was (and is) still => not a common one to see. William West Kirkby (1827-1907) of the Church Missionary Society translated various works into Chipewyan, Wyandot, Slavey, and Cree. He may well have also been the first Anglican missionary to penetrate the American Arctic Circle. Provenance: Gift inscription from A.D. Keewatin to the Rev. Arthur Henry Gibson on his ordination to the Diaconate in St. Paul's Church, Churchill, Manitoba in 1925.

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        Photographic Illustrations of Skin Diseases.

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

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        The Floating Prince and Other Fairy Tales

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York - 1881. 4to brown cloth stamped in black and gilt. With color pictorial cover onlays to the front and rear boards. With a full-page woodcut frontispiece and woodcut vignettes throughout. Light rubbing to the spine tips and a one-inch chip out of the edge of the cover label; rear inner hinge cracked. Laid in is an ANS signed by Stockton. A clean, near-fine copy in the rare variant binding. PPP page 61. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Literary Lion, ABAA]
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        A LAODICEAN;

      - Or, the castle of the De Stancys. A story of to-day. In three volumes. Pp. [iv]+312+[iv]+276(last blank)+[iv]+268(last blank); slate-grey sand-grain cloth, spines lettered in gilt, boards with triple blind rule border and publisher's monogram in blind at centre, slightly soiled and rubbed, edges lightly worn, corners bruised, spine cloth slightly bubbled Volume I, the spines chipped at extremities; top edges uncut; pages browned, upper hinge starting Volumes I & III, a few leaves faintly creased, a couple of edge chips, a little light foxing and occasional soiling; Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, London, 1881. First U.K. edition, primary binding. Purdy p. 36; Sadleir 1109. *Without the 32 page publisher's catalogue described by Purdy as 'occasionally bound in at the end'. Originally published in monthly instalments in the European edition of \i Harper's New Monthly Magazine , from December 1880 to December 1881. During the serialization, Hardy became ill after the first 13 chapters had been printed, and had to dictate the rest of the novel to his wife, from his sick bed. In book form, the novel was published in America in November 1881, about a week before the English publication. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Washington Square

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1881. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition, First Printing. About Near Fine. Light rubbing at extremities, rubbing heavier at spine ends. Ding to edge of both boards. Previous owner book plate to front paste down, bookseller pencil notations to rear. Pages toned. A rather bright copy, in nicer condition than as normally found.

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        THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

      Boston: Ginn, Heath and Company, 1881. TWENTY VOLUMES UNIFORMLY BOUND. Marbled boards and endpapers, and matching free edges. Spines lettered in gilt with gilt designs. "With a life of the poet, explanatory foot-notes, critical notes, and a glossarial index. Corners of several volumes show quite minor scuffing only. All spines are uniformly lightly sunned to deep tan. Clean and crisp throughout the text. A handsome, mellow set.. Harvard Edition. 1/2 Brown Morocco. Minor Corner and Edge Soiling/No Jacket. Octavo.

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        Phaeton Rogers

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York - 1881. First edition. Octavo green pictorial cloth stamped in black and gilt. Binding just slightly cocked, else a fine, bright copy. A presentation copy with the author's note, "To L.S. Metcalf, Esq., with the writer's highest regards, R.J. Sept 4, 1884." Laid in is a three-page ALS from Johnson to Stoddard discussing the Cyclopedia of American Biography, of which Johnson was the editor from 1886 to 1888, and which is famous for having biographies of over 200 fictitious persons. An exceptional copy of a very scarce title. PPP page 60. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Amor und Psyche. Ein Märchen des Apulejus. Aus dem Lateinischen von Reinhold Jachmann. Illustrirt in 46 Original-Radirungen und ornamentirt von Max Klinger.

      Theo. Stroefer, München 1881 - Quart. LXVIII Seiten. Illustr. blaues Leinen mit reicher Goldprägung und Goldschnitt. Mit 46 Orig.-Radierungen (15 Vollbilder auf Tafeln, 31 Vignetten). Einband minimalst berieben, fliegende Vorsätze, Titelblatt und letzte Seite geringfügig stockfleckig, sonst nahezu fleckenfrei, sehr schönes Exemplar. 2100 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Washington Square

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1881. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition, First Printing. About Near Fine. Light rubbing at extremities, rubbing heavier at spine ends. Ding to edge of both boards. Previous owner book plate to front paste down, bookseller pencil notations to rear. Pages toned. A rather bright copy, in nicer condition than as normally found.

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        Vier menu's betr. de kroegcommissie van het Leids Studenten Corps, 1881-1882. Grote litho's (ca. 40x55 cm) van P. Somerwil (een enkele gesigneerd J.H.), voorstellende groepen personen in tramwagen, op schip, e.d. waarbij de zeven leden van de commissie steeds zijn voorzien van hun ingemonteerde portretfoto's.

      Aanwezig: Bal ter eere der installatie van de Kroeg-commissie 16 maart 1881; Menu van het diner door het bestuur der Societeit Minerva aangeboden aan het afgetredene, op 17 maart 1881; Ter herinnering aan het afscheidsdiner der commissie over 1881-1882; Ter herinnering aan het contra-diner der commissie over 1882-1883 (d.d. 17-5-1882). M7949

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        Visit of the Detached Squadron with their Royal Highnesses Prince Edward and Prince George of Wales to Brisbane, from 16th to 20th August, 1881.

      Brisbane, J.C. Beal, Government Printer, 1881. 4to. Original full morocco, gilt, gilt-decorated floreate borders, gilt-ruled spine with gilt motifs to compartments, front cover titled in gilt, all edges gilt; pp. [2, title-page printed in 3 colours], vii, 39; 10 mounted real photographs, one tinted lithograph; slightly rubbed, occasional spotting, as usual, tissue gards renewed, ownership inscription removed from title, a handsome copy in the publisher's presentation binding. First edition of the official Queensland Government account of the royal visit. A lavishly produced record of the visits by two sons of Queen Victoria to Australia. 'Prince George of Wales visited Brisbane with his older brother, Prince Albert Victor Christian Edward (generally known as Prince Edward, or Eddie to his brother George), while the brothers were serving as Midshipmen on HMS Bachante, part of a naval squadron on a three year tour of the British Empire visiting the Americas, the Falkland Islands, South Africa, Australia, Fiji, the Far East, Singapore, Ceylon, Aden, Egypt, the Holy Land and Greece between 1879 and 1882. The squadron visited Brisbane in August of 1881 and the princes were the star attractions at a series of garden parties, picnics and balls. Prince George was sixteen at the time and his brother Edward was seventeen' (John Oxley Library, online). Ferguson 7752.

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        Le Livre de Cuisine.

      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.

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        Critique of Pure Reason

      London: Macmillan and Company Ltd, 1881. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. First thus. (First printing of this translation.) lxii, 510, supplement; xxxi, 735pp. Two volumes. Original pebbled crimson cloth with gilt spine lettering, black top stain and endpapers. Good+ with sunned cloth at spines and front covers, wear at head and tail, front and rear hinges starting. A few reading smudges and notes in light pencil. Some pages unopened at top. A few small stains on spine of Vol. II. The first appearance of Max Mueller's translation of Kant's masterwork, which would be the standard for nearly a century.

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        MANUSCRIPT. Four notes in secretarial hand, to Mitchell's lawyer

      Philadelphia 1881 - 1. LS to unknown woman. Philadelphia, January 27, 1903. 3 pages on single folded sheet, 204 x 127 mm. Mitchell states that he is unable to answer all of his letters, and relies on the hand of his secretary to write them. He also speaks of his trip to Japan and his presentation to the Emperor. 2. ALS to unknown man. 1332 Walnut St., [nd]. 1 page, 205 x 128 mm. Small tear at fold, 2 small puncture holes, a bit browned.Mitchell speaks of a payment. 3. TLS to "Reverend Sir." Bay Harbor, Maine, [nd]. Single sheet, folded 200 x 123 mm. Mitchell thanks him for his "kind note" and expresses his regrets at not being able to provide more information about his friend Dr. Worcester. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Autograph manuscript unsigned.

      [Paris, autumn 1881]. - 8vo (210 x 133 mm). 1 p. A curious manuscript in the hand of Pasteur with fascinating content as the French chemist begins preparations for a lecture: "Do you know what to us is the charm of your studies? Do you know, if you will allow me to speak thus, what is the enchantment of science? It is that we can provide the proof of our principles. Who can give that, this proof of principles, in politics, religion, even in morals? Who can put into the precision of formulas human passions and their sometimes terrible effects, for example the assassination of a Garfield by a dreadful madman [ ]". - No doubt Pasteur wrote the present draft in the autumn of 1881 after President James A. Garfield was shot by assassin Charles J. Guiteau, a rejected and disillusioned Federal office seeker on 2 July 1881. Garfield died on 19 September 1881.

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        Lehrbuch der Gehirnkrankheiten. 3 Bde.

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

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        The Works of William Shakespeare

      1881 - London, Bickers and Son, 1881. 4 vols. Full polished black calf, rich gilt spine, constrasting leather spine labels, marbled endpapers; occasional light foxing internally, yet still a handsome set. Edited and revised by Charles and Mary Cowden Clarke, with additional preface, chronological table of Shakespeare's life, his Will, the dedication affixed to the First Folio and a verbal/sentential glossary (indexed). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        News of the Camp.

      1881 - [With] Transvaal Government Gazette.40 issues. Contemporary half calf, gilt, extremities rubbed, occasional staining and ink annotations throughout, minor repairs. Pretoria, 1880 - Rare. Published during the siege of Pretoria,News of the Camp ?affords an interesting narrative of the daily life of Pretoria during the investment, the military incidents of the siege, the sorties and engagements of the garrison, as well as accurate information with regard to the progress of the campaign in other localities? (Mendelssohn).This is one of only 200 copies bound after the cessation of publication. According to du Val, there are copies with photographs interleaved throughout, and apparently a separate volume, containing just these photographs, could be purchased. They are both exceedingly rare. It took Mendelssohn five years to obtain his standard copy. The above copy belonged to Paymaster Serg. G.F.B Wells and appears to have been collected by him during the siege. Mendelssohn I, p504. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

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

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        Ayala's Angel.

      Chapman and Hall, London., 1881. First edition. Octavo. Three volumes: pp iv, 280; iv, 272; iv, 277. Bound without ads or half-titles by Bayntun in three-quarter red morocco with raised bands, gilt rules, red cloth sides. Top edges gilt. A fine set.

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        Les premières illustrées. Notes et croquis. Saison théâtrale 1881-1882 (up to and including) 1887-1888. Directeur M. de Brunhoff. Préface (first vol.) Henri Meilhac, (third vol.) Victorien Sardou, (sixth vol.) Albain Valabrègue. Collaborateurs Bernard-Derosne, Blavet, Bourgerot, Claretie, Camille Lemonnier, H. de Lapommeraye, Hugues Leroux, Catulle Mendez, Un Monsieur en habit noir, Guy de Saint-Mór, Francisque Sarcey, Auguste Vitu, etc. etc. Illustrations par nos meilleurs artistes: Mlle Blanche Pierson, MM Barbin, Destez, Gambard, Lunel, Mars, , Meunier, Rasetti, Vogel, Willette, etc.

      Paris, Alphonse Piaget, 1881-1888. 7 vols. complete. Large 8vo (29x20 cm). Original illustrated wrappers, in colours (dust-soiled and browned, spines partly broken and a bit damaged). ( Quires partly loosening). Uncut. Good set, carefully printed on nice glazed paper in red and black (titles and subtitles), plates and illustrations in text, partly in colours. With many full-page plates in text and 123 plates not included in the pagination, partly on special thick paper, made in different techniques: zincographies, heliogravures, lithographies, and typographies partly in colours, and original, pasted in, photographs. - Complete run of 7 years of this attractive periodical, hard to find together. (Dans BnF: 2 années disponibles).

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        Exstirpation des carcinomatösen Pylorus. Tod nach zwölf Stunden (pp.252-260, 3 Abb.).

      Dtsch. Z. Chir., 14. - Leipzig, Verlag von F.C.W. Vogel, 1881, 8, VI, 586 pp.,13 Holzschnitte, 5 lith. Tafeln, feiner Halbledereinband mit marmor. Deckelbezügen frisches Exemplar. Pylorusresektion vor Billroth - Meilenstein der Abdominalchirurgie. **Originalausgabe! Ludwig Rydygier (1850-1920) gehört zu den zu Unrecht vergessenen Pionieren der moderenen Abdominalchirurgie. Er resizierte bereits 2 Monate vor Billroth, am 16. November 1880, ein großes Pyloruskarzinom. Der Patient verstarb 12 Stunden nach der Operation. Die von Billroth im Janur 1881 operierte Patientin überlebte 4 Monate. Seinen zweiten und dritten Patienten verlor Billroth ebenfalls postoperativ. Rydygier gelang dagegen am 21.11.1881 die erste Pylorusresektion bei benigner Stenose (Ulcus duodeni). Die Patientin überlebte den Eingriff 19 Jahre! Rydygier war es auch, der die Klemme zur Komprimierung des Magen- und Duodenalstumpfes einführte. In der vorliegenden Arbeit berichtet der Autor in aller Ausführlichkeit über die ca. 4 Stunden dauernde Operation. Eingehend werden auch die Vorteile des "Compressorium" geschildert. Rydygier schreibt "Nach dem Gesammteindruck, den auf uns der Fall gemacht hat, glauben wir zu dem Ausspruch berechtigt zu sein, dass diese Operation gewiss eine Zukunft hat. Garrison & Morton No.3473.1: First Extirpation of carcinomatous pylorus.

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        De l'indécence aux hommes d'accoucher les femmes. Ouvrage dans lequel on fait voir par des raisons de physique, de morale et de médecine que les mères n'exposeraient ni leurs vies, ni celles de leurs enfants en se passant ordinairement d'accoucheurs [...]

      Bruxelles, Gay et Doucé, 1881, in-18, de XII, 105 et (1) pages, exemplaire broché, sous papier cristal (en partie débroché), Réédition, tirée à 500 exemplaires, celui-ci porte le numéro 35, de l'ouvrage que Hecquet fit paraitre en 1705 et qui fut plusieurs fois réédité au XVIIIe siècle. Malgré un brochage fragile, bon exemplaire à l'intérieur propre.

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        1881 1ed Rise & Fall of Confederacy Jefferson Davis SLAVERY Civil War MAPS CSA

      New York : D. Appleton and Company, 1881. First edition. - 1881 1ed Rise & Fall of Confederacy Jefferson Davis SLAVERY Civil War MAPS CSA I worked night and day for twelve years to prevent the war, but I could not. The North was mad and blind, would not let us govern ourselves, and so the war came.” – Jefferson Davis An important book on the history of the Confederate government before, during, and after the Civil War, written by Jefferson Davis. According to Nevins, this book contains “an argumentative dissertation on secession and states’ rights; however, it conceals more than it reveals of the inner history of the Confederacy.” It includes portraits of famous Union and Confederate generals, as well as important political leaders. Davis provides his account and belief as to what caused the American Civil War as well as retelling many stories of military campaigns. However, the most detailed portion of the book is his description of the Confederate Constitution. He discusses the history slavery and defended its fundamental morality. According to Davis himself, “slavery enlightened blacks with the ‘arts of peace, order and civilization’ and slaves were happy and ‘contented’ with their servitude.” (Blight) Davis used this book as a platform to justify the Confederate secession from the United States. He cites presidential speeches, constitutional passages, and scholars to help support his cause. Item number: #1093 Price: $750 DAVIS, Jefferson The rise and fall of the Confederate government New York : D. Appleton and Company, 1881. First edition. Details: • Collation complete with all pages; 2 volume set: o Vol. I: [24], 707 o Vol. II: [20], 808, [2 ads], [19] o 37 illustrations and engravings throughout 19 portrait or scenic engraved plate 18 maps of famous battles and locations; including 14 folding maps throughout both volumes • Binding: Hardcover; tight and secure • References: Howes D 120; Cotton 34. Dornbusch III, 182; Nevins II, p.51; Blight, Disunion • Language: English • Size: ~9.25in X 6.25in (23cm x 16cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 1093 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Visit of the Detached Squadron with their Royal Highnesses Prince Edward and Prince George of Wales to Brisbane, from 16th to 20th August, 1881.

      1881 - Brisbane, J.C. Beal, Government Printer, 1881. 4to. Original full morocco, gilt, gilt-decorated floreate borders, gilt-ruled spine with gilt motifs to compartments, front cover titled in gilt, all edges gilt; pp. [2, title-page printed in 3 colours], vii, 39; 10 mounted real photographs, one tinted lithograph; slightly rubbed, occasional spotting, as usual, tissue gards renewed, ownership inscription removed from title, a handsome copy in the publisher's presentation binding. First edition of the official Queensland Government account of the royal visit. A lavishly produced record of the visits by two sons of Queen Victoria to Australia. 'Prince George of Wales visited Brisbane with his older brother, Prince Albert Victor Christian Edward (generally known as Prince Edward, or Eddie to his brother George), while the brothers were serving as Midshipmen on HMS Bachante, part of a naval squadron on a three year tour of the British Empire visiting the Americas, the Falkland Islands, South Africa, Australia, Fiji, the Far East, Singapore, Ceylon, Aden, Egypt, the Holy Land and Greece between 1879 and 1882. The squadron visited Brisbane in August of 1881 and the princes were the star attractions at a series of garden parties, picnics and balls. Prince George was sixteen at the time and his brother Edward was seventeen' (John Oxley Library, online). Ferguson 7752. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Public Shooting Quarters

      Horace Cox, London 1881 - One of the rarest of all sporting works, this an original, 1881 1st edition copy which has been rebound into hardback but with the original covers and spine relaid onto boards. The contents are largely in very good condition. There is some pencil scribbling and staining to the title page and a small red mark on the bottom of page 113 but otherwise it is in remarkably clean condition. There is hardly any foxing and a couple of pages have minor annotations. The 4 pages of adverts are complete at the rear. Hardly any copies of this work survive because it was bound in card covers. This a fascinating and humorous work on wildfowling by the first editor of The Shooting Times. A very tatty copy of this work sold at auction about 20 years ago for about £600 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Charles Dickens.

      Chapman and Hall, London., 1881-1882. Large paper edition de luxe. Royal Octavo. Thirty volumes bound into sixty. Illustrated with restrikes of the original plates by Cruikshank, Stone, Phiz et al, as well as facsimiles of the front wrappers from some of the original part issues. Fine contemporary binding of three-quarter blue morocco with raised bands, gilt floral devices in spine compartments, top edges gilt. Number 296 of 1000 sets.Bookplate on front pastedowns of most volumes. A couple of volumes are very slightly chipped at heads of spines, but overall a fine and handsome set.

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        Ayala's Angel.

      Chapman and Hall, London. 1881 - First edition. Octavo. Three volumes: pp iv, 280; iv, 272; iv, 277. Bound without ads or half-titles by Bayntun in three-quarter red morocco with raised bands, gilt rules, red cloth sides. Top edges gilt. A fine set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Traité pratique des maladies du système nerveux

      Montpellier & Paris, C. Coulet & A. Delahaye & E. Lecrosnier, 1881, in-8, VIII-1096 pp, 11 pl, 1 tabl, fort volume demi-veau vert, dos lisse orné de motifs dorés, Deuxième édition, revue et considérablement augmentée. Figures dans le texte dont quelques-unes d'après les dessins de Paul Richer ; 11 planches en lithographie, la plupart en couleur, dont une dépliante et une constituée de 2 photographies originales contrecollées représentant un cas d'hémiatrophie faciale progressive ; 1 tableau dépliant donnant la classification des myélites. Rousseurs.

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        MANUSCRIPT. Four notes in secretarial hand, to Mitchell's lawyer

      Philadelphia, 1881. FIRST EDITION. 1. LS to unknown woman. Philadelphia, January 27, 1903. 3 pages on single folded sheet, 204 x 127 mm. Mitchell states that he is unable to answer all of his letters, and relies on the hand of his secretary to write them. He also speaks of his trip to Japan and his presentation to the Emperor. 2. ALS to unknown man. 1332 Walnut St., [nd]. 1 page, 205 x 128 mm. Small tear at fold, 2 small puncture holes, a bit browned.Mitchell speaks of a payment. 3. TLS to "Reverend Sir." Bay Harbor, Maine, [nd]. Single sheet, folded 200 x 123 mm. Mitchell thanks him for his "kind note" and expresses his regrets at not being able to provide more information about his friend Dr. Worcester.

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