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        Die Funde von Olympia. Ausgabe in einem Bande. Hrsg. von dem Direktorium der Ausgrabungen zu Olympia. 40 Tafeln.

      Berlin, Wasmuth, 1882 - Groß-Folio (54 x 39 cm). Textheft: 38 Seiten. Dazu 40 Tafeln, meist in photographischem Verfahren (Lichtdruck in Gelatinetechnik), 7 in Lithographie. *Basierend auf dem großen Werk "Ausgrabungen in Olympia" (1877-81 in fünf Bänden), erschien in dem vorliegenden Werk 1882 nach Abschluß der Grabungen eine neue Zusammenstellung der wichtigsten Tafeln in einem Band. 29 Tafeln sind aus dem genannten Werk, weitere 11 Tafeln kamen neu hinzu. Besonders eindrucksvoll sind die Tafeln I-III, welche zusammengesetzt das photographische Panorama von Olympia nach Abschluß der Ausgrabungen im März 1881 bilden und damit das erste photographisch reproduzierte Bild der fertigen Grabungsstätte als Panorama von 3 Platten in Großformat darstellen (Format: 20,5 x 97 cm, Blattgröße 37,5 x 132,5 cm). Die meisten der 40 Tafeln sind in echtem Lichtdruck im Gelatineverfahren ausgeführt. - Dieses Lichtdruckverfahren wurde von den Pionieren der Fotografie bereits Mitte des 19. Jahrh. entdeckt und in der zweiten Hälfte des 19. J. vor allem durch den Münchener Fotografen Joseph Albert zur Reife gebracht. Durch Belichtung von einem Fotonegativ auf ein gelatinebeschichtetes Papier wurde ein fotografisches Positiv hergestellt. Diese Lichtdrucke waren bereits damals drucktechnisch von einer bis heute mit keinem anderen Verfahren erreichten Qualität und sind mit ihrer Glanzschicht kaum von einem originalen Fotoabzug zu unterscheiden. - Sehr seltenes Werk, im Handel kaum zu finden. Die Deckel angestaubt und etwas berieben, die Tafeln tadellos erhalten. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 5000 Orig.-Halbleinenmappe mit Deckeltitel (Rückenbezug und Innenflügel der Mappe erneuert).

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        Four photographs of Central Park

      [New York, 1882. Vintage albumen prints mounted on card with gilt borders, captioned in pen on versos. 4to (images approx. 8 x 6 in.). Some spotting to mounts, fading to one image, generally near fine. Vintage albumen prints mounted on card with gilt borders, captioned in pen on versos. 4to (images approx. 8 x 6 in.). Four vintage views of Central Park, showing a man relaxing on the grass, a snow-coverd rocks and trees, a frozen pond, and a grotto.

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        COREA: The Hermit Nation. I-Ancient and Mediaeval History. II-Political and Soci

      New York 1882, Scribner's. Blue cloth, very good, 462p.,. index, bibliography, 26 b.w. photos, 21 illustrations, color. color fold out map, bookplate, crisp copy.FIRST EDITION RARE. A MAJOR COMPREHENSIVE RESOURCE ON THE KOREANS Covering the Corean peninsula, the Old Kingdom of Cho-sen, the Fuyu race and their migrations, Sam-han, or Southern Corea. Epoch of Three Kingdoms, Korai, Shinra, Japan & Corea Korai or United Corea. Cathay, Zipangu and the Mongols. New Cho-sen, Japanese invasion, on to Seoul, Cespedes the Chris- tian Chaplain. Eight provinces, King & Royal Palaces, polit- ical parties, feudalism, serfdom & society, social life, wo- man, diet, costume, Shamanism and mythical zoology. Legends, folk-lore, proverbs, Corean tiger, religion, education, cul- ture. Modern and recent history: beginnings of Christianity 1784. Persecution & martyrdom 1801-1834, French Missionaries 1835-1845, American relations, ports opened to Japanese, and copious appendices of the Corean language, measures, money, time, calculation, cartography &c. A very comprehensive and useful reference source book, well organized, copious. RARE Several excellent biographical and other citations about Griffis in Japan are cited in P. Barr: DEER CRY PAVILION, on a large number of pages, see the index. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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      Boston & New York: Lee and Shepard / Charles T. Dillingham, 1882. Large, thick octavo. Half gilt calf and marbled boards, pictorial panels of original binding bound in. Frontis and illustrations. Closed tear in lower margin of one leaf, otherwise a very good copy. First edition. A superb association copy, inscribed prior to publication by the author to American Orientalist and modernist literary influence, Ernest Fenollosa, utilizing Fenollosa's Japanese honorific: "To Mast. Kano E Fenollosa Our young American in Japan with the author's affectionate regard. Manchester by Sea Mass Oct. 10. 1881." After serving with the British military during the Second Opium War, Greey (1835-1888) traveled to Japan in the diplomatic service and immersed himself in the country's language, culture and art. In 1868, he settled in New York, opening a shop specializing in Japanese art and antiquities, and subsidizing that income as a writer. In addition to formal works such as the present, which afford a valuable insight into aspects of Japanese history and culture from a Westerner's point of view, Greey was a prolific contributor to the pulp press and boy's papers, often under pseudonyms. He took his own life in 1888 under mysterious circumstances. As a somewhat older contemporary of Fenollosa, he would no doubt have ample reason and opportunity to make his acquaintance, either in the U.S. or during travels back to Japan on business. Beyond his considerable importance as one of the preeminent Orientalists of the last quarter of the 19th century, Fenollosa left an indelible influence on Ezra Pound and W.B. Yeats, who worked mightily to edit his unpublished manuscripts and notes and disseminate his ideas.

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      Yokohama 1882, Japan Gazette. Half leather over marbled. boards,11 hand-colored albumen photos, 59+10p., clean solid.. FIRST & ONLY EDITION AN EXTREMELY RARE WORK. THE AUTHOR'S SIGNED & DATED COPY. WITH ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS OF MEIJI EMPEROR & EMPRESS Two volumes in one, the second being POTTERY AND PORCELAIN INDUSTRIES OF JAPAN: A Report. Statistics, prepared by Van Buren in his capacity as U.S. Consul-General. This is a very important early work, produced by the U.S. Government's representative in Japan to inform the U.S. public as to what Japan manufactured in an effort to stimulate U.S. imports from Japan. A highly valuable monograph with 11 contemporary and tinted photographs of: His Imperial Majesty Mutsu Hito, Emperor [Meiji], Empress Haruko, a group of Ainu, Samurai warrior, Betto or Coolie, Geisha, vegetable peddler, Museme [sic for Musume or girl] in winter costume, coolie in winter dress, Satsuma vase, Kaga or Kutani plate. This work also addresses the ethnology, morals, concubine, medicine, bathing, position of females, food, government, holidays, manufactures, marriages, nobility, prostitution, Shogun, Sake, silk, tea, Tycoon, Yokohama, society, Ainu &c. R A R E * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        New Arabian Nights, together with More New Arabian Nights. Containing; The Suicide Club, The Rajah's Diamond, The Pavillion on the Links and The Dynamiter.

      London: Chatto and Windus [First Series], Longmans [Second Series], 1882, 1885., 1882. FIRST EDITIONS. Two titles in three volumes, small octavo, pp.269, 234, 207. All three half-titles present. Uniformly bound in half speckled calf with red and black labels, gilt to spine, marbled boards, speckled edges. Very light and occasional spotting otherwise internally fine; exterior unmarked. A lovely fine set in an attractive recent leather binding. An important title- Stevenson's classic collections of wierd and wonderful short stories in the fantasy-mystery genre with more than a passing resemblance to the later Sherlock Holmes short stories. A cornerstone of any dark or criminous library. Prideaux; A Bibliography of the Works of Robert Louis Stevenson (1917). [Item 33], Grolier Club Exhibition Catalogue [73], Graham Greene & Dorothy Glover; Victorian Detective Fiction (1966)

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        L'Illustration horticole. Journal international populaire de l'Horticulture. 5 Jahrgänge: 1882, 1883, 1885, 1886 jeweils in 12 Lieferungen mit 34, 34, 35, 39 chromlith. Tafeln (darunter zahlr. doppelseitig), und Jg. 1896 in 24 Lieferungen mit 24 chromlith. Tafeln und vielen s.-w. Abb.

      Gand -1896 1882 - 5 Jge in insges. 71 Heften (1 Doppelheft). gr.8°. gute Exple.! 1.100 gr.

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      London 1882-4, Sampson. Black blind stamped gilt leather, 30. x 41 cm.,very clean, lavishly gilt decorated front covers,. 2 folio vol. set, 68 color chromolithos, ca 250 b.w. plates,. neatly rebacked with leather using the old spine. R A R E !. . AN IMPORTANT JAPANESE ART HISTORY . . THE FIRST DELUXE EDITION . . WITH A STUNNING 68 FULL COLOR CHROMOLITHOGRAPHI PLATES . . LUXURIOUSLY BOUND IN FULL TOOLED & GOLD-STAMPED LEATHER . *** This important art history covers the major Japanese art forms in great detail, supported with lavish plates, illustrating 116 individual items in color and hundreds in black & white. With copious index to artists, subjects, techniques & a host of others. Some major areas covered include drawing, painting, engraving, printing, embroidery, textile, fabrics, lacquer, incrusted, metal work, sword fittings, cloisonné enamel, modeling and carving, sculpture, heraldry & Japanese woodblock color prints. * THE CONTRIBUTORS: SCHOLARS, JAPANOLOGISTS & ART HISTORIANS: This grand impressive work has been hailed as the "Most beautiful art book of the late 19th century." . Some of the famous contributors were celebrated Scholars, Japanologists, art historians and authors of the period, such as: . Sir T. Mc Clatchie . Christopher Dresser . Louis Gonse & others . Note: Please inquire with us for books by the above authors. *** DELUXE SIZE AND FORMAT: The set is printed and bound in a Large Deluxe Folio size, and printed on excellent heavy, stiff paper. . The books are heavy and solid. . *** THE STUNNING BINDINGS: . This set is stunningly bound in period full black tooled leather, with pictorial embossed covers in traditional Japanese designs, the swastika in brilliant gold, bamboo in brilliant gold, the cryptomeria in green and the chrysanthemum in red. Kanji-Japanese title in brilliant gold. All in all an impressive and very elegant binding and design. . The titles are stamped in brilliant gold on both the front covers and spines, in Japanese characters [Kanji] and in English, with deep-gilt embossing. . All edges are gilt. *** CONDITION: RARE IN THE ORIGINAL STATE: The set is in remarkably excellent condition, re-backed preserving the original spine, over refreshed leather. . There is a bit of the usual minor tiny flake or chipping to a few of the page edges, there is no trimming whatsoever, the book remains in its original Deluxe and Grand Original published size, in the original state. . Being over 130 years old, the paper has some of the usual attrition associated with books of this period, minor and feint toning and the like. Nevertheless, the book remains solid and firm. *** ORDERING AND SHIPPING: This set is large and very heavy, appropriate packing and shipping charges apply. At our option we may elect to only ship this by. You may order at our website. *** Please inquire for more details if necessary. . Please review the color photos posted to our website. *** Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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      New York 1882, Worthington. FIRST EDITION, FIRST STATE. Red. cloth, nice bright copy, teg., 321p. Publisher's name in ca-. pitals on spine. The most desirable FIRST EDITION. R A R E. Hearn's first published translation, and the FIRST BOOK TO BEAR HEARN'S NAME ON THE TITLE PAGE. See Perkins p.2. RARE Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        The Portrait of a Lady

      Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1882. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first issue with 1882 on title page and "1881." on copyright page. Very Good. Rubbing at extremities. Corners rubbed through, spine ends lightly chipped. Gilt stamping lightly dulled. Previous owner address label to front paste down. Glue repair to interior front hinge, with front free end paper partially split at gutter. Pages toned, with light and sporadic staining. Scarce first issue, with a full stop after date on copyright page.

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        Deutsche Pomologie - Chromolithographische Abbildung, Beschreibung und Kulturanweisung der empfehlenswertesetn Sorten Äpfel, Birnen, Kirschen, Pflaumen, Apricosen, Pfirsiche und Weintrauben. - Nach dern Ermittelungen des Deutschen Pomologen-Vereins. - Band: KIRSCHEN. PFLAUMEN.

      Berlin Parey 1882 - 1 Bl. (Inhaltsverz.), 100 Bll. (Text) u. 50 farblith. Taf., 8°, Bibl.- HLwd. m. Rtit. ( st. ber., besch. u. best., kl. Bezugsfehlst. am Rücken). 25 farbfrische Tafeln mit Kirschen und 25 Tafeln mit Pflaumen. Jede Tafel zeigt die ganze Frucht, die aufgeschnittene Frucht und das Blatt, dazu jeweils ein Blatt erklärender Text und eine Titeltafel. - Bis auf den schlichten Einband ein sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Schicksale des großherzogthums Frankfurt, Berlin 1882--Rheinbund

      Bernays Guillaume - Schicksale des großherzogthums Frankfurt, Berlin 1882--Rheinbund--- Schicksale des grossherzogthums Frankfurt und seiner Truppen. Eine kulturhistorische und militärische Studie aus der Zeit des Rheinbundes by Bernays, Guillaume, d. 1882 Published 1882 Publisher Berlin : E.S. Mittler Year 1882 Pages 469 Language German Mit einer Karte von Spanien, Berlin 1882, Ernst Siegfried Mittler und Sohn, 8°, 469 S. gering gebräunt. PROVENIENZ: HOFBIBLIOTHEK WITTELSBACH----SEHR SELTEN. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les mollusques marins du Roussillon

      1882 - 2 volumes in-8 pour le texte Paris, Baillière et fils et Dautzenberg, 1882-1898, , 2 volumes in-8 pour le texte de. (4) et 570 pages, et (4) et 884 pages ; et 2 volumes d'atlas 66 photographies orignales contre-collées et 99 phototypies, demi-toile grise de l'époque, Première édition, parue en 26 fascicules et 15 ans. Travail considérable, reconnu comme le mailleur sur les mollusques de la Méditerranée occidentale. Il est l'œuvre de l'un des collectionneurs les plus éclairés d'Europe, Philippe Dautzenberg, d'Ixelles, qui constitua une collection considérable, avec un discernement rarement égalé. En 1914, son cabinet de conchyliologie réunissait 30.000 spécimens environ. (Dance, History of Shell collecting, p. 165). Outre sa valeur paléontologique et de documentation pour la conchyliologie, l'ouvrage vaut aussi pour ses 66 planches de photographies originales. Bon exemplaire, portant l'estampille de l'Institut Catholique de Paris. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1882 - 1882 Original Paperback Wisden, Tape to Spine

      1882. Hi, I recently purchased a set of Wisdens and the first 50 of the run were in a suitcase that had not been opened for over 50 years. This lot is an 1882 Original Paperback Wisden. It has tape to the spine. It is in Very Good Condition for the year. The tape is neatly done and holds the book together well, the covers have some marks and age toning , mainly to the bottom of the rear cover. Internally it is very nice and clean and hasn't been opened for a while. No restoration other than the tape applied many years ago. A hard year to find.

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        Hand-Atlas von dem Königreiche Württemberg in 63 Blättern, enthaltend die einzelnen Oberämter nebst Übersichtskarte der Kreise und Oberämter mit Eisenbahnnetz etc. und erläuterndem Texte.

      Dürrwangen, Selbstverlag; Stuttgart, Metzler, o.J. (1882). - 64 Karten (davon zweimal je 2 auf einer Karte) und eine Übersichtskarte (komplett). Einband berieben, bestoßen und angeschmutzt. Rücken mit etwas Verlust. Handschriftlicher Besitzereintrag auf Innendeckel. Einige Karten fingerfleckig (außerhalb der eigentlichen Karte) und auf den Rückseiten einige Karten mit Bleistiftkritzeleien. Insgesamt guter Zustand. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1100 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Gypsies of Yetholm: Historical, Traditional, Philological, and Humorous. [bound with Stuart's] David Blythe, The Gipsy King: A Character Sketch. [and] The Yetholm History of the Gypsies. Three Volumes bound in One.:

      1882-84, Kelso: J. & J.H. Rutherfurd 1882 - Three locally published titles on the gypsies of Yetholm with mounted photographic prints of David and Esther Blythe, the king and queen. A very good copy bound in contemporary half morocco, marbled boards. Inscribed to John Turnbull, with complts. of the publisher, Jas. H. Rutherford. First edition Three volumes bound in one, pp.192, frontis; 27, 5, mounted photographic frontis; 152, mounted photographic frontis, plate, folding chart.

      [Bookseller: John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1882 - 1882 Wisden Rebound with Covers

      1882. This is an 1882 Wisden, Rebound with Covers. Bound in brown with gilt to the spine. The covers are quite marked but not very rounded, internally this is a nice book but quite a bit of spotting to the odd page.

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      Edo 1882, Okamoto. Double Oban color prints, 48.5 x 36 cm.,. very good, a few old worm holes now memded, else color and. registry very good, a few Washi mends on verso, all in all. very good, minor edge rubbing, center folded. OBSCURE WORK. AN UNUSUAL AND GRAPHIC LOOK AT THE TEN MONTHS OF PREGNANCY An unusual look at the ten months of pregnancy, the development of the fetus. The work is creatively drawn to show four female bodies drawn co-joined with three heads, times two. The first on the right shows the months 2-6 of pregnancy and the progressive development in the womb. The second shows another three heads and four bodies from months 7-10. The last month shows the baby in full development. Two unusual views in the last months show twins and triplets. Twins were and are still very rare in Asia, triplets are exceptionally rare ! * There is a large red banner or flag being held by two ladies that has copious text on the subject of pregnancy. The women are nearly nude, except for a "Haramaki" [stomach cloth] in red tie-dyed silk. Their buttocks and body is bare. Each of the bodies shows fetal growth. * This print was illustrated in [GRMEK, M.D. ] et al. as his color plate II. He wrongly attributes it to Yamamura Kiyosuke, but did get the date correct. * The subject is very scarce in Japanese gynecology. It is likely this print was used by midwives to show the mother-to-be just how the baby develops within her body. This graphic instructional assisted all concerned. **** BIBLIOGRAPHY: [GRMEK, M.D.] et al. LA MEDECINE JAPONAISE. * STANDLEE, Mary W. THE GREAT PULSE: Japanese Midwifery & Obstetrics Through The Ages. * MESTLER, Gordon E. A GALAXY OF OLD JAPANESE MEDICAL BOOKS WITH MISCELLANEOUS NOTES ON EARLY MEDICINE IN JAPAN. * Y. FUJIKAWA: JAPANESE MEDICINE, translated by John Ruhrah. * Syuuzoo Kure: REPORT OF THE MEDICAL EXHIBITION VI CONGRESS OF THE FAR EASTERN ASSOCIATION OF TROPICAL MEDICINE 1925. * Willis N. Whitney; NOTES ON THE HISTORY OF MEDICAL PROGRESS IN JAPAN: * William t. HELMUTH: A GLANCE AT JAPANESE MEDICINE ANCIENT AMD MODERN, Reprinted from the NORTH AMERICAN JOURNAL OF HOMEOPAHTY. * Genpaku Sugita: DAWN OF WESTERN SCIENCE IN JAPAN: RANGAKU KOTOHAJIME. * Grant K. Goodman: THE DUTCH IMPACT ON JAPAN 1640-1853. * H. Huzimoto et al.: SCIENCE EDUCATION IN JAPAN. * Chandler McC. Brooks. et al.: JAPANESE PHYSIOLOGY PAST AND PRESENT. * Edward H. Hume: THE CHINESE WAY IN MEDICINE. * William R. Morse: CHINESE MEDICINE. * William A. Lessa: CHINESE BODY DIVINATION: Its Forms, Affinities, and Functions. * Wellcome Institute: CHINESE MEDICINE AN EXHIBITION ILLUSTRATING THE TRADITIONAL MEDICINE OF CHINA. * Pierre Huard et al.: CHINESE MEDICINE. * Heinrich Wallnofer et al.; CHINESE FOLK MEDICINE. * Ilza Veith: THE YELLOW EMPEROR'S CLASSIC OF INTERNAL MEDICINE. * Hidetomi Tuge: HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN JAPAN. * NAITO MUSEUM OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE & INDUSTRY: HAYARI YAMAI NO NISHIKI-E: NISHIKI-E OR COLOR WOODBLOCK PRINTS OF INFECTIONS. * Calvin L.FRENCH: SHIBA KOKAN: Artist, Innovator, and Pioneer in the Westernization of Japan. * NAKAHARA, Sen. et al. MANNERS AND CUSTOMS OF DENTISTRY IN UKIYOE. * P.F. Kornicki; JAPANESE MEDICAL AND OTHER BOOKS AT THE WELLCOME INSTITUTE. * [HUARD, Pierre.] et al. LA MEDECINE JAPONAISE. **** Please inquire with us as we may have the above reference books in stock. * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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        Views Of The Marble Cañon Platform From The Eastern Brink Of The Kaibab [Grand Cañon District Atlas Sheet XIX]

      [New York]: Julius Bien & Co, 1882. Tinted lithograph by Julius Bien & Co. (Small tears to original fold and a repaired tear in the left margin). A fine image from "one of the grandest publications of the scientific explorations in the American West", by arguably one of the greatest American topographical artists who recorded this important era of westward expansion This magnificent image is from the atlas volume of the official government report of the first great geological survey of the Grand Canyon. The team assembled to carry out the survey included some outstanding talents: Clarence E.Dutton, the scientist; Jack Hilliers, the photographer, and William Henry Holmes and Thomas Moran as artist-topographers. Holmes had already taken part in the Hayden survey of 1872-1877, and after serving with the Geological survey from 1880-1884, he turned to Ethnology and Anthropology, becoming chief of the Bureau of American Ethnology in 1902. From 1930 to 1932 he was director of the National Gallery of Art. The intention of the survey of the Grand Canyon was strictly scientific, but as Dutton writes in his preface, "I have in many places departed from the severe ascetic style which has become conventional in scientific monographs." This is also true of Moran and Holmes: both were clearly inspired by their subjects. As Wallace Stegner wrote in his introduction to the 1977 reprint of the whole work "Later specialization has eliminated from scientific publications most of the elements that make The Tertiary History so charming. No report written as this one is written would now be published by any government bureau. No illustrators like Moran and Holmes would be permitted to illustrate it... A great book... The Tertiary History has kept its value precisely because it does not specialize". Cf. Francis P.Farquhar. The Books of the Colorado River & the Grand Canyon (Los Angeles: 1953) 73; cf. W.B.Reese & G.A.Miles Depicting America (New Haven: 1992) 40.

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        CHARLES DICKENS'S DRAMATIC READINGS As Read in America. Little Dombey; Bob Sawyer's Party; Boots at the Holly-Tree Inn; Bardell and Pickwick; David Copperfield; Doctor Marigold; Nicholas Nickleby at the Yorkshire School; Mrs. Gamp; Christmas Carol

      Lee & Shepard, Publishers, Boston 1882 - 9 (of 10 advertised) parts. Divers paginations. 12mo. Some extremity wear to binding, with front joint rubbed. Dickens centennial stamp to ffep. Prior owner has written titles to front wrappers [which only have printed series title]. VG to VG+. All 9 bound-in a late 19th C / early 20th C. maroon half-leather binding, by Riviere, with elaborate gilt decorated spine. TEG. Blue-grey eps. Original pale-orange printed [front] wrappers bound-in, which depict Dickens at the podium Later edition [Carol is an 1882 printing], deriving from the 1868 Ticknor & Fields publications. Cf. Wilkins p. 34; Gimbel B117 for this 1879 imprint of Mrs Gamp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Geschichte der Decorativen Wandmalerei in Pompeji, Text Volume + 2 copies of the Plate Volume (one complete with 20 plates, one lacking 2 of the plates)

      Berlin: G. Reimer. 1882. First printing. Hardcover. Good. 3 volumes--Text Volume + 2 copies of the Plate Volume (one complete with 20 plates, one lacking 2 of the plates). First edition, 1882. Text volume and 1 (of the 2) plate volumes bound in library cloth, other plates volume is original portfolio with loose plates and cloth ties, text vol. 462 pp., a total of 38 (complete run of 20 + 18 duplicates--duplicate vol. lacking plates 2 & 3) brilliant chromolithographs [measuring 16.5 x 20.75 inches / 42 x 52.5 cm], clean unmarked text, Good ex-library books with typical treatments (stamps, bookplate, pocket, etc.), soiling or age- toning to some pages, tips of some of the plates with a bit of creasing or wear, some wear to the one portfolio housing the loose plates. Text in German. Rare item, gorgeous chromolithos--11 of the 20 plates in color. Plates unmarked by library.

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        Storia di Ugone d' Avernia volgarizzate nel sec. XIV, non mai fin qui stampata

      Gaetano Romagnoli 1882 (Curiosità letterarie inedite o rare). Andrea, Da Barberino. Bologna, Gaetano Romagnoli, 1882. Storia di Ugone d' Avernia volgarizzate nel sec. XIV, non mai fin qui stampata. 2 volumi in - 16°, br., cop. orig. (uno strappo alla cop. del vol. II). XXXII, 334 pp.; 302 pp., 1 f. bianco. Edizione di soli 202 esemplari (es. nn. 178 e 174). Dorso del vol 1° rinforzato. Lievissime rifioriture in qualche pagina, peraltro ben conservati ed intonsi. Uff. scat. 6

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        The Scots Men-At-Arms and Life-Guards in France From their Formulation until their Final Dissolution. 2 volumes Limited edition

      Edinburgh: William Paterson. VG : in very good condition. Some light offsetting. Contents page of volume II slightly loose. 1882. 171/312. Half-leather cover. 290mm x 230mm (11" x 9"). xii,195pp; 232pp. Etched plates on Holland Paper. Contains lists of muster rolls. .

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        History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880: Negroes as Slaves, as Soldiers, and as Citizens

      New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, [1882]. Popular Edition. 2 volumes in one; octavo (23.25cm.); original dark green cloth, upper cover and spine embossed in gilt and black; xix,[1],481,[1];xiii,[1],611pp.; engraved author portrait frontispiece, tissue guard. Ex-Curtis Memorial Library with its early 20th-century bookplate to front pastedown accomplished in manuscript, no additional library markings; ownership bookplate to rear pastedown. Extremities rubbed, joints and hinges repaired, minor tape repair to tissue guard and title page. About Very Good. "With a preliminary consideration of the unity of the human family, an historical sketch of Africa, and an account of the negro governments of Sierra Leone and Liberia" - title page.

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        Memories of old friends. Being extracts from the journals and letters of Caroline Fox of Penjerrick, Cornwall. From 1835 to 1871. Edited by Horace N. Pym. ( Vorzugsausgabe - signiert und nummeriert sowie Widmungsexemplar Pyms )

      Smith, Elder & Co London 1882 ( First edition - Large paper edition, signed and numbered ( here No.19 from 30 nummered and signed examples ) from Horace N. Pym / Nummeriertes Nr. 19 einer Auflage von 30 Exemplaren auf büttenähnlichem Papier, handschriftlich signiert und mit Nummer 19 ( von 30 Exemplaren dieser Auflage ) nummeriert durch Horace N. Pym.. Mit Porträtfrontispiz Caroline Fox durch Hubert Herkomer. Mit XXVII, 355 Seiten, goldgeprägter OPergament über Holzdeckeln ( Signierter Einband: Buchbindersignet: *Bound by Simpson & Renshaw* ). Mit handschriftlicher 3-zeiliger Widmungs Pyms an George M. Smith, datiert January 1882 auf dem Vorsatzblatt. Der Einband angestaubt, etwas fleckig, leicht berieben ( Rückdeckel stärker berieben sowie mit kleinen Fehlstellen im Bezug ), der schmale Einbandrücken zum oberen Kapital hin etwas angeplatzt. Innen wenige Seiten gering fleckig oder stockfleckig. - in der hier vorliegenden signierten Vorzugsausgabe sehr selten, 4° ( 29,5 x 20,5 cm ) - ( Gewicht 2200 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available //additional pics on request ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Caroline Fox, Horace N. Pym, Pym, Simpson, Renshaw, Vorzugsausgabe, signiert, nummeriert, Büttenpapier, signed, numbered, Hubert Herkomer, George M. Smith, Google

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        Tertiary History [with: Atlas to accompany the monograph on the tertiary history] of the Grand Cañon district

      Washington: [text:] Government Printing Office, [atlas: Julius Bien & Co. of New York (for the Government Printing Office)], 1882. 2 volumes, quarto (11 ½ x 9 inches) and folio (19 7/8 x 17 ½ inches). Text: 'Department of the Interior… Geological survey' title. 42 plates, plans and maps, (including 2 chromolithographed views by Sinclair after Holmes, 17 wood-engraved views [8 after Thomas Moran, 9 after Holmes], 4 'Heliotype' plates), 10 double-page. Atlas: Mounted on guards throughout. 1p. letterpress text, otherwise lithographed throughout. Title, 12 double-page map-sheets after Dutton (11 printed in colors), 10 double-page sheets of views after Holmes (9) and Moran (1) (5 chromolithographed and 5 printed in tints), all printed by Julius Bien & Co. Expertly bound to style in deep burgundy-red half morocco over contemporary marbled paper-covered boards, spine in six compartments with raised bands, the bands flanked above and below by gilt rules, lettered in the second compartment A fine set of "one of the grandest publications of the scientific expeditions in the American West… [depicting] the Grand Canyon in a series of magnificent panoramas" (Reese & Miles. `Depicting America.' The work includes illustrations by arguably the two greatest American topographical artists to record this era of westward expansion: William Holmes and Thomas Moran. The atlas includes eight beautifully executed maps of the region on twelve sheets, as well as the ten sheets of views. The views include a number of images that are designed to form larger continuous panoramas. The greatest of these is Holmes view from Point Sublime in the Kaibab: the three chromolithographed sheets (numbered XVI-XVII), if joined, would form a single panoramic view with an image area measuring approximately 17 x 90 inches. It is interesting to note that the first of these sheets includes what may be a self-portrait and portrait respectively of Holmes and Dutton: two figures are visible at the edge of the canyon, one is seated and clearly sketching (Holmes) whilst the second figure bends down to examine his companion's work (Dutton). W.H. Holmes, whom William Goetzmann calls "the greatest artist-topographer and man of many talents that the West ever produced...his artistic technique was like no other's. He could sketch panoramas of twisted mountain ranges, sloping monoclines, escarpments, plateaus, canyons, fault blocks, and grassy meadows that accurately depicted hundreds of miles of terrain. They were better than maps and better than photographs because he could get details of stratigraphy that light and shadow obscured from the camera...his illustrations for Dutton's Tertiary History of the Grand Canon District are masterpieces of realism and draftsmanship as well as feats of imaginative observation." The team assembled to carry out this geological survey of the Grand Canyon included some outstanding talents: C.E.Dutton, the scientist; Jack Hilliers, the photographer and of course Holmes and Moran as artist-topographers. The intention of the survey was strictly scientific, but as Dutton writes in his preface, "I have in many places departed from the severe ascetic style which has become conventional in scientific monographs." This is also true of Moran and Holmes: both were clearly inspired by their subjects. The overall result is of a quality that would not be possible today. As Wallace Stegner wrote in his introduction to the 1977 reprint "Later specialization has eliminated from scientific publications most of the elements that make The Tertiary History so charming. No report written as this one is written would now be published by any government bureau. No illustrators like Moran and Holmes would be permitted to illustrate it... A great book... The Tertiary History has kept its value precisely because it does not specialize." Francis P.Farquhar, The Books of the Colorado River & the Grand Canyon (Los Angeles: 1953) 73; Goetzmann Exploration and Empire pp. 512-513; W.B.Reese & G.A.Miles Creating America (New Haven: 1992) 40.

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        Woordenboek der Nederlandsche Taal. (WNT). (Complete set A-Z, 40 volumes)

      's-Gravenhage, Martinus Nijhoff & Sdu, 1882 - 1998. 29 vols. and Supplement I. together in 40 bindings. (27 volumes in original half leather, rest in black cloth) Over 45.000 pages. Dutch text. (volumes 1 and 2 are loose in their bindings, few bindings sl. dam., some library markings, such as stamps or a ticket) Although still a very good set. See picture. ¶ A Dictionary of the Dutch language. One of the largest dictionaries in the world. It has over 400,000 entries of Dutch words from 1500 to 1976. The dictionary was almost 150 years in the making: the first fascicle (A-Aanhaling) was published in 1863 and the last (Zuid-Zythum) in 1998. (Three supplements (not present) to the original dictionary text containing modern-day Dutch words were published in 2001.).

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        Aus Persien. Aufzeichnungen eines Oesterreichers, der 40 Monate im Reiche der Sonne gelebt und gewirkt hat.

      Wien, R. v. Waldheim, 1882. 2 Bl., 260 S. mit 17 Holzschnitten im Text und auf Tafeln. HLeder der Zeit mit dekorativer RVergoldung Einband etwas berieben. Papierbedingt einheitlich gebräunt, ordentliches Exemplar. Versand D: 2,30 EUR

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        A Monograph of the Bucerotidae, or Family of the Hornbills

      [New York]: printed by Taylor & Francis of London, published for the subscribers by the author, 1882. 1 volume bound from the ten original parts, folio. (14 3/4 x 11 1/8 inches). 60 lithographic plates printed by M. & N.Hanhart (comprising: 57 plates by and after John Gerrard Keulemans, all hand-coloured by Mr. Smith, 3 uncoloured plates by and after Joseph Smit), occasional uncoloured illustrations. Near-contemporary green half morocco, spine in six compartments with raised bands, lettered in gilt in the second and third, date in gilt at foot of spine, original brown paper wrappers to all ten parts bound at the back, top edge gilt A fine copy of the first edition of this "comprehensive treatment of the entire family of hornbills" (Zimmer) from one of the best known American ornithologists of the second half of the nineteenth century, with illustrations by Keulemans, the most popular ornithological artist of the period. This is the important first monograph on this widely scattered family of extraordinary birds. "The Bucerotidae are pretty equally divided at the present day between the Ethiopian and Oriental Regions, the first having twenty-seven and the latter twenty-nine species, while but a few... are scattered about the islands of the Malay archipelago" (introduction). Hornbills are extraordinary not only for their physical appearance but also for their behavior - the most noteworthy shared trait amongst the species is the male's habit of "enclosing the female in the hollow of some tree, firmly fastening her in by a wall of mud, and keeping her close prisoner until the eggs are hatched" (introduction). The male will feed the female through a slit in the wall whilst she incubates the eggs. She will only break through the wall of mud and leave the nest once the young have hatched, at which point the wall is rebuilt and remains in place until the young are ready to fly. The bizarre beauty of this species is here ably captured by Keulemans highly accurate and beautifully observed plates. Keulemans was born in Rotterdam, Holland, in 1842, but worked and lived chiefly in England, working on most of the important ornithological monographs and periodicals published between about 1870 and his death in London in 1912. He was "undoubtedly the most popular bird artist of his day as well as being the most prolific. He was gifted with a superb sense of draughtsmanship and revealed his considerable versatility in capturing the significant subtleties of color, form, and expression in the birds... represented in his various illustrations" ( Feathers to brush p. 47) BM(NH) I,p.522; Fine Bird Books (1990) p.95; T. Keulemans & J. Coldewey, Feathers to brush... John Gerrard Keulemans , 1982, p.61; Nissen IVB 297; Wood p.331; Zimmer p.207.

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        Two manuscript and printed Chinese military albums, with integral notes, and translations of the text, and French titling: "Clef des Manoeuvres Anciennes des Chinois", and "Dessin des Manoeuvres a l'Europeenne", prepared by Frandon for the French Ministère des Affaires Etrangères

      [China, 1882. 2 volumes, tall thin folio. (22 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches). First volume: 18 double-page coloured images with woodcut, hand-coloured, colour-printed, letterpress and manuscript elements, depicting military battle formation plans (exercises 1-9 and 9 general formations), mounted to form a concertina fold-out, the mounts with blue/green silked edges; Second volume: double page manuscript introduction by Frandon bound in at the end, 24 double-page coloured images with woodcut, hand-coloured, colour-printed, letterpress and manuscript elements depicting military formation plans (exercises 1-24), mounted to form a concertina fold-out, the mounts with blue/green silked edges. Uniform binding of typical form: bevelled wooden boards, the upper cover of each work with the titles in Chinese characters cut out of black velvet mounted on gilt and red paper backing, with a manuscript title in French in black ink on red paper framed with card, each volume within a modern red cloth chemise, all contained within a single red morocco-backed cloth, spine gilt Provenance: Ernest Louis François Paul Frandon (1842-1904, signatures, text, etc.) A unique pair of manuscript Chinese military albums: a relic of the Sino-French War of 1883-1885. Ernest Frandon enjoyed a long and distinguished diplomatic career most of which was spent in a part of the world of great interest to France. Frandon describes this career in some detail in the manuscript 'Etat de Services' which he submitted when he was being considered for a Legion d'Honneur award in 1891. After working briefly in Spain, Frandon moved to Yokohama in November 1880. In November 1882 he received his first posting to China. in Shanghai. His work on the present albums date to the period from April 1883 when he was appointed 'gerant' or manager at the French Vice Consulat at Foutcheou (Fuzhow) in Fujian province. From July 1884 until the beginning of March 1885 he served in Calcutta, before being appointed Vice Consul in Kobe, Japan. He remained there for less than a year before returning to Fuzhow as French Vice Consul at the end of June 1885 where he appears to have remained for the rest of his active career (he retired in 1900). The early period of Frandon's first tour in Fuzhow seems to have been particularly eventful: he was able to provide important information about the harbour at Fuzhow, the Chinese fleet and the new naval yard (built under the supervision of Frenchmen). This all proved to be very useful to Admiral Amedee Courbet during the battle of Fuzhow when the vessels of the French Far East Squadron virtually destroyed the Fujian Fleet, one of China's four regional fleets. Specifically, in his 'Etat de Services' he notes that he sent a report on the defences of Fuzhow and that he found for Courbet the pilots necessary for the fleet to gain entry to the harbour. It appears that the gathering of military and naval intelligence was a significant part of Frandon's duties, and the present albums fall squarely into that category. In fact, according to his 'Etat de Services', Frandon clearly made maximum use of his command of languages during his diplomatic career and submitted a great many well-received reports on numerous aspects of his host nations' life and character. These appear to have varied widely in form, from straight-forward written reports, to the present albums which appear to be specifically referred to by Frandon, as reports on "les excercises militaries Chinois" and "les Forces militaries du Celeste Empire et l'effectif Europeen necessaire pour les vaincre." Frandon is also responsible for specially-commissioned albums of photographs of Chinese manufactured goods (these were exhibited recently to wide acclaim), to actual samples of 'native' goods and manufactures, to 'native' plants, all of which he collected and sent them back to France. Taking a pair of traditional military text-books as his starting point, Frandon here explains (in red ink) and interprets (in black ink) the text and diagrams. As he states in his two-page manuscript introduction in the second of the albums, his intention was to point out traits and weaknesses which could prove useful if a 'European' (i.e. French) army were ever to face the soldiers of the 'Celeste Empire'. The first album offers a key to the so-called 'ancient maneuvers', while the second concentrates on 'European maneuvers' introduced once the Chinese army was armed with European rifles. Each double page plate seems to have been carefully composed using a selection of smaller woodblocks (of individual figures, of small groups of figures, flags, small sections of buildings, tents, etc) which are combined in a way that illustrates each maneuver. Each of the plates in the first album includes extensive explanatory text printed in Chinese characters to one side (which is translated into French in Frandon's neat and legible hand), whilst the plates in the second album are identified only by titles. The use of these small individual woodblocks or stamps to form the plates would have given great freedom to whomever composed each plate, whilst also allowing for the outline of each plate to be completed relatively quickly. Colour was then added using a stencil process and the whole then finished off by hand: adding occasional details, or touches of additional colour. Intriguingly, the entry for Frandon in Figures Contemporaines tirées de L'Album Mariani (Paris: 1901, vol.VI pp.155-156) includes a foot note on page 156 which mentions that Frandon authored a two-volume work in 1883 titled Les Excercises militaries des Chinois , but we have not been able to find any other record of this ever having been published, and it may be that this refers to the present albums and Frandon's (unpublished) notes that they contain.

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        Autograph letter signed.

      Busseto, 14. V. 1882. - 8vo. ¾ p. on bifolium. To Signor Centi (?): "Ho ricevuto il libro [?] che è buono e [?] offrirle a spedirle un vaglia di Lire 101 a saldo. Le vaglia le verranno spedita domani o dopo. Con stima mi dico | Dato | G. Verdi".

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        Paris . Monuments élevés par la ville 1850 - 1880. Troisième Volume: Edifices consacrées aux Beaux-Arts. [Und:] Edifices religieux. (2 Teile, cplt.).

      Paris, A. Morel, / 1883 1882 - 2° (45 x 32 cm), 2 Titelbl., 24 S. Text m. Textabb., 23 Taf.; 1 Titelbl., 27 S. Text m. Textabb., 57 Taf., Lose Doppelbl. Text u. Taf. in Priv.-HLwd.-Mappe, Wenige Taf. etw. staubrandig u. randknittrig, sonst tadellos. Jeweils EA. Grundrisse, Ansichten u. Gebäudeschnitte in Stahlstich zu: Théatre du Chatelet, Théatre-Lyrique, Théatre de la Gaité, Théatre du Vaudeville, Musée Carnavalet, Pavillon d?Exposition de la Ville de Paris sowie zu den Kirchen Saint-Jean-Baptiste de Belleville, Saint- Bernard, Saint- Augustin, de la Trinité, Saint François-Xavier, Notre-Dame de la Croix a Ménilmontant, Saint-Pierre de Montrouge, Saint-Ambroise, Saint-Joseph, Notre-Dame-des-Champs, Notre-Dame D?Auteuil, Presbytère de l?Église Saint-Nicolas-du-Chardonnet, Prebytère de l?Église de la Trinité, Temple Protestant de Grenelle, Synagogue Rue des Tournelles, Synagogue Rue de la Victoire. 4200 gr. Schlagworte: Architektur - Geschichte [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Aveux -

      Alphonse Lemerre 1882 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-8 215 pp. Reliure plein maroquin vert. Dos à 4 nerfs sautés. Couverture conservée. Toutes tranches dorées. Contre plats doublé en plein maroquin fauve avec un encadrement de fleurs dorées. Reliure signée Marius Michel. Dos passé. Bel exemplaire. EDITION ORIGINALE sur papier de Chine. Enrichi d'un envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à François Coppée. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Journal intime 1878-1881 - 1882-1885

      Edition originale, un des 60 exemplaires numérotés sur Holland papere, seuls grands papiers après 20 Japon.spine fendillé et légèrement décoloré, agréable état intérieur. Calmann Lévy Paris 1925-1929 20,5x20,5cm 2 volumes brochés

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        Thurgauisches Urkundenbuch. Herausgegeben auf Beschluss u. Veranstaltung des Thurgauischen Historischen Vereins.

      Schaffhausen, Brodtmann?sche Buchdruckerei (Brodtmann) / Frauenfeld, Kommissionsverlag von Huber & Co. [1882?]1967. - 8 Bände in 37 Heften/Lieferungen (cpl.). Gr.-8°. OBrosch. (gelegentlich kleinere Läsuren, allg. wenig gravierend). Etwas Alters-, Lagerungs- u. leichte Dislokations-, kaum eigentliche Gebrauchsspuren, ident. Donatorenetiketten (passim). Gesamthaft recht gute, vollständige Serie. Die Urkundentexte in Latein und Mittelhochdeutsch. ? Enthält: Urkunden für die Jahre 724 bis 1400. ? Erscheinungsfolge : Band 1 von 1924 umfasste eine einzige Lieferung; Band 2 (5 Lieferungen, davon die ersten 4 hsgg. von Joh. Meyer) erschien in den Jahren 1882?1885 u. 1917 (Lief. 5); das erste Heft von 1882 (vgl. Barth 20842 u. Brandstetter Repertorium I, 1892, p. 14) hier in einem späteren Nachdruck ohne eigenes Titelblatt/Impressum; Bde. 3?5 in 5, Bde. 6 u. 7 in 6 u. Bd. 8 in 4 Lieferungen. ? Bearbeitungen der Bände/Lieferungen : J. Meyer: Bd. 2, Hefte [1]?4; / F. Schaltegger: Bd. 1, Bd. 2/H. 5, Bd. 3); / Ders. u. E. Leisi: Bd. 4; E. Leisi: Bde. 5?8. Mit Nachträgen und Registern. ?? Der erste Bearbeiter war Johannes Meyer (Rüdlingen 1835?1911 Frauenfeld), von Rüdlingen und ab 1866 von Schaffhausen. 1869?1908 Lehrer für Deutsch und Geschichte an der Kantonsschule Frauenfeld; 1880?1911 im Nebenamt Kantonsbibliothekar und Staatsarchivar. 1880?1910 Präsident des Historischen Vereins des Kt. Thurgau, 1898?1911 Schriftleiter des Vereins für Geschichte des Bodensees und seiner Umgebung. Unzählige Untersuchungen zur schaffhausischen und thurgauischen Geschichte sowie zur deutschen Sprachgeschichte. (Aus: E. Salathé, in HLS). Sprache: de, la, gm [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      New York, 1882. Expertly repaired, backed on linen, on contemporary rollers, trimmed in modern blue cloth. Minute creasing. Overall very good. An attractive map of New York State, featuring seven insets: a population table, a map of Manhattan, a map of Long Island, a list of principal cities and towns, a breakdown of congressional districts, a map of upper Manhattan and the Bronx, and a map of the United States. All of Lake Ontario is shown, as is the state's northwestern Canadian boundary. A nice view of the state as a whole, with particular focus on its most important regions. Scarce. Not on OCLC.

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      William R. Cross, Photographer, n.d. (circa 1882-1887)., n.d. (circa 1882-1887). 6.5" x 4.5" cabinet card image of "Gall, Leader at the Custer Massacre. The Great Orator of the Sioux Nation." A rare image of this important Dakota warrior, leader, and chief. Along with Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse, Gall resisted efforts by the U.S. Government to annex the Black Hills. Gall, enraged by the slaughter of his family, led the charge across Medicine Tail Ford to attack Custer's main forces on the other side of the Little Bighorn River. Afterwards Gall accompanied Sitting Bull, escaping to Canada where Gall remained until November, 1880. Gall was first photographed by D.F. Barry at Ft. Buford in northwestern Dakota Territory in 1881. Later known images by D.F. Barry and others date to 1888 and 1894. These later images show a somewhat heavier Gall with a distinctive scar appearing on his chin. The photograph offered here is clean and clear and the scar on his chin appears to be fresh and unhealed, unlike the published later images. The photographer, William R. Cross had a studio in Hot Springs, S.D. and Niobrara, Nebraska, and is known to have done "field-work at the Dakota Reserves." Gall lived on the Standing Rock Reservation from 1881 until his death in December, 1894. The back of this cabinet card is printed: "Photographic Artist. Cross. South of Post-Office, Hot Springs, S.D. Views and Portraits." A fine, exceptional, and rare image of this important Hunkpapa Dakota warrior and chief.

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      New York, 1882. Bound into original tall brown cloth boards, stamped in blind and gilt, rebacked by white paper. Splits on folds neatly repaired. Very good. With a large inset of "Brooklyn, New York, Jersey City, Hoboken, etc." This is probably the largest commercially published map of Long Island to date, which indicates the increasing population and importance of Long Island. Development in the eighteen years since the publication of the 1865 map has been dramatic. Explosive growth can be seen throughout Queens, especially in Jamaica and Garden City. Railroads now crisscross the island, with the Brooklyn & Montauk Railroad extending along its southern coast as far as Sag Harbor. The map was evidently first introduced in 1873. Rumsey (167) lists a 1888 edition. Not in Phillips.

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        Manuscript - Unpublished Lecture Notes on "Ancient Modes of Travelling"

      England, 1882. The writer presents himself as a namesake of John Taylor (1578-1653), known famously as the Water Poet, and is therefore presumably a descendant. He may possibly be John Taylor of Plymouth, horse currier [a person who curries horses - to curry-comb and prepare a horse]. The National Archives, Plymouth and West Devon Record Office, holds a mortgage (1867) and assignment papers (1870-1887) relating to this John Taylor, currier. An accompanying photographic postcard names a Mr. Sydney Taylor who was evidently affiliated the Plymouth Photographic Society and whom is most likely a relation, which may also lead to details about the author's lineage. Excerpts from the manuscript: "My object is to trace the progress of locomotion, to contrast the old times with the present, to mark the marvellous changes that have taken place, to note the conquests over difficulties..." " is also induced with strong feelings of curiosity, and desires for investigation, and to this there seems to be no limit - he will pry into every corner of the world - he climbs the mountains and peeps into the mouths of the volcanoes - he burrows into the earth and searches for treasure there - he traverses the surface, across its oceans, or dives into the deep - no place seems too remote for his perseverance over the material - of mind over matter. " "To assist him in his travels many of the animals have been utilized - the ass, the horse, and the camel were in very early days... representations on the Egyptian and Assyrian monuments... Sledges were used for transporting the dead..." "... When the horse was first reduced to submission and servitude we cannot tell... but it is believed that horses were first used to draw the luxurious or triumphal chariot or war-car... " "...Yoked in couples to the war-chariots, they formed the strength of the Egyptian Army... Egypt possessed a very valuable race of horses - specimens of which still linger in the Valley of the Upper Nile." "... It is worthy to notice that the Jews were forbidden to raise large companies of Horse like other nations, or to go down to Egypt to purchase them, less they should make improper treaties with the heathen, and put their trust in their horses & chariots rather than trusting in Jehovah." "... as a beast of burden the camel is most remarkable and the wisdom of the creator is most strikingly displayed in its adaptation to the Eastern World... his legs & thighs are stripped of every muscle, not essential to their movement... his foot is cushioned with a spongy pad, specially suited to a dry sandy surface... stomach is provided with water-cells... the hunch upon his back is really a storehouse from which the body is nourished when food is otherwise not obtainable..." "... When Jacob fled across the Wilds of Mesopotamia we read, 'He rose up, and set his sons and wives upon camels', in like manner do the Arab migrate in the present day. There is one species of the camel, called Dromedary, which is distinguished for its fleetness and which is generally used for conveying intelligence... said to travel up to 100 miles in 24 hours... When your 'ship of the desert' has been called he begins to move, he carries the two legs on either side alternately... a continuous succession of jerks... a sensation akin to sea sickness..." "... a description of Eastern modes of travelling holds good for ancient or modern times... travel in the morning and evening, and rest in the heat of the day... There are no inns or hotels... Caravanserai - these are generally walled enclosures, with a well in the centre, a large hall in the middles of each side... with sleeping accommodation right & left. Each traveller carrying his own necessaries, a carpet or mattress... coffee pot..." "... The Southern tribes of the Ancient Britons, had at the time of the invasion, made some advances in artificial locomotion, for they fought on horseback, and in chariots or carts...manages with much skill. " "In 1285 during the reign of Edward 1st an Act was passed 'to clear the ground on the sides of all main roads for the width of 400 feet' that travellers may not be surprised by robbers, who concealed themselves in the tangled woods..." "During the reign of Mary & Elizabeth however no less than 25 Acts were passed... described places such as the Strand & Charing Cross in London, as being full of sloughs and encumbrances, very jeopardous to travellers, on horse back or on foot, in winter & summer, night or day." "In 1703 Charles 3rd, King of Spain... on his way from Portsmouth... to Windsor... Prince George the husband of Queen Anne went there to meet him... one of the attendants writing an account of the journey... the Prince knocked about for 14 hours... his highness's body-coach would have suffered damage if the nimble country people had not frequently supported it with their shoulders..." "... routes near London were haunted by mounted desperados, the thick forests were places of refuge for fellows more lawless and wicked than the Bedouin Arabs of the desert..." "The earliest drawings we possess of any vehicles used in Britain are those of the Saxon times... carriages called wheel-beds... they very much resemble a sailor's hammock hung by 2 hooks... an ingenious contrivance in those days before springs were invented..." "During the middle ages almost all riding and travelling was on horseback... the feats of horsemanship were remarkable for their dexterity..." "... The records of these times [14th Century] are rich in the description of the magnificence of the horsemen, on all state occasions... When Henry 4th was crowned he made a triumphant entry into the city of London with 6 thousand Horse..." "Travelling waggons were introduced in the 14th Century and were used by persons of high rank... The public carriers however who conveyed goods from town to town usually did their work by means of pack horses... the sign of the Pack Horse Inn still remains in many places as a reminiscence of the past..." "The introduction of Coaches took place about 300 years ago, the first we know of was introduced by a Dutchman, William Boomen who became coachman to Queen Elizabeth... The first coach ever seen in Plymouth was landed by a nobleman in 1669: he proceeded to London and the journey occupied 12 days." "... when their use became more general [use of coaches] they were denounced and ridiculed... The Thames Watermen were the biggest foes, and no wonder for the River Thames had been the great highway of the Metropolis..." "One of the most notable of the Thames Waterman was a namesake John Taylor, known as the Water Poet... a genius... One of his tracts was entitled 'The World Runs on Wheels, or odds between Carts and Coaches' - dedicated to the Sacred Society of Hackney Men... After resting a little while my poetical namesake returns to the attack, he seemed to have had some respect for the old fashioned 2 wheeled cart, but the 4 wheeled coach was an abomination... he argued..." [John Taylor (1578-1653), known as "The Water Poet," was an English poet, and the first poet to mention the deaths of William Shakespeare and Francis Beaumont in print. He spent much of his life as a Thames waterman, and was a member of the ruling oligarchy of the guild of boatmen that ferried passengers across the River Thames in London in the days when the London Bridge was the only passage between the banks. He addressed, rather confronted, the coachmen, in his tracts 'An Errant Thief' (1622) and 'The World Runnes on Wheeles' (1623). The latter was addressed "To the noble Company of Cordwainers, the worshipfull Company of Sadlers & Woodmongers; To the worthy, honest and lawdable Company of Water-men, And to the Sacred Society of Hackney-men, And finally, to as many as are grieved, and unjustly impoverished, and molested, with The Worlds Running on Wheeles."] "... one Saunders Duncombe petitioned King Charles 1st for a patent for sedan chairs which he had seen in other countries... the first sedans were borne on men's shoulders... it was thought to be degrading men to the condition of horses, yet for more than 150 years they were continued in use..." [In 1634, Sir Saunders Duncombe patented his own version of the sedan chair and obtained a monopoly on the rental of "hackney chairs" for fourteen years.] "After the Great Fire of London the streets were considerably widened, the coaches too were improved, and the driver got a seat on the Box..." "In 1669 a new vehicle was announced to run from London to Oxford, called the "Flying Coach"... Now there are several trains daily doing the journey in about 2 hours." "mail coaches... first started 1784, Mr. Palmer has the credit of originating the system... that letters should be carried by coaches, and as robberies were so frequent, armed men should accompany them... Mr. Palmer was denounced as a visionary... the mail coach period was but a brief one... gave way to the railways..." "For many years one of these fine old coaches called the 'Quicksilver Mail' used to create a sensation through Plymouth, a noted old celebrity Rich Blight was the driver..." "Before referring to the mighty revolution... the steam power... iron rail... let us notice the cabs and omnibuses... the system of canals, or artificial rivers..." "The word Foreigner is fast disappearing from the world's vocabulary, time is coming when it will be obsolete, the progress of locomotion is playing an important part in hastening the recognition of the oneness of the human race, the universal brotherhood of man... peace shall prevail, and truth be triumphant." End excerpts. . Very Good.

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         La science des philosophes et l'art des thaumaturges dans l'antiquité

      P., G. Masson, 1882, in 8°, de 220 pp. et 24 planches litho. h.t., pl. toile verte époque, étiquette au 1er plat, 1er plat de couv.cons., exemplaire très frais. Rarissime édition originale tirée seulement à 220 exemplaires. Cet ouvrage est consacré à l'histoire des sciences chez les Anciens, les différentes machines qu'ils inventèrent, l'influence de l'Ecole d'Alexandrie, et il contient surtout la première traduction française des "Pneumatiques" d'Héron d'Alexandrie et de Philon de Byzance. ¶ Caillet, n°9532 - Dorbon, n°4191 "...devenu extrêmement rare, St. de Guaïta ne le possédait pas dans sa bibliothèque".

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        Armée Française. Les Régiments sous Louis XV. Constitution de tous les corps de troupes à la solde de la France Pendant les Guerres de Succession à l'Empire et de Sept Ans

      Paris: Librairie Militaire de J. Dumaine; L Baudoin & Ce, Successeurs, 1882. First Edition. Half Leather. Near Fine. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. "The Regiments under Louis XV. Organization of All Units of Soldiers under the Pay of France during the Wars of Succession to the Empire and Seven Years War." In French. Complete with vii introductory pages, 120 pages of text, 8 chromolithographs of paintings, and 49 color plates showing regimental uniforms, standards, and flags. Covers the period from around 1700 through 1775 which includes the French and Indian Wars in North America. A truly impressive uniform reference. Sound binding. Clean pages with brightly colored regimental plates. Light wear to the cover.

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