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        Souvenirs de Marine. Collection de Plans ou Dessins de Navires et de Bateaux anciens ou modernes existants ou disparus avec les Elements numeriques necessaires a leur Construction

      - Zwischen 1882 und 1908 erschien das sechsbändige Tafelwerk "Souvenirs de Marine" von Edmond Paris. Dieser komplette Nachdruck gibt sämtliche 180 Tafeln dieses einmaligen Werkes zum Schiffsbau des 17. bis 19. Jahrhunderts wieder. Bei dem Werk handelt es sich um einen großformatigen Band mit unzähligen sw-Zeichnungen, Dreiseitenansichten, Detailskizzen, ausklappbaren Zeichnungen, Konstruktionsplänen usw. sowie technischer Beschreibungen von Kriegs und Zivilschiffen des 17. bis 19. Jahrhunderts. Im Mittelpunkt stehen Fracht-, Küsten- und Fischereifahrzeuge. Eine reichhaltige Informationsquelle für jeden ambitionierten Schiffsmodellbauer und alle, die sich für die Segelschiffe der Vergangenheit begeistern können. Nachdruck der Ausgabe Paris 1882-1908. Französischer Text, deutschsprachige Übersetzungen der Vorworte der einzelnen Bände. Sehr viele sw-Abb., sw-Zeichnungen und Skizzen, Großformat (31 x 42 cm). Hamburg: Verlag K.-H. Butziger 1972-1984. 180 Seiten.

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        THE COMPLETE PRACTICAL CONFECTIONER, in eight parts.

      Chicago, J. Thompson Gill 1882 - First edition. 8vo. 93 + 77 + 30 + 50 + 63 + 127 + 48 + 41pp + 2ll. Recent quarter calf over marbled boards, spine gilt. Rare first edition, unrecorded in major bibliographies except Cagle/American Books on Food and Drink. - The preface is dated 1882 and signed J.T.G. Each part has a separate title page. Cagle/American Books 176.534. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Manuscript - Unpublished Lecture Notes on "Ancient Modes of Travelling"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." ".man 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 al

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1882 - 1882 Wisden Rebound with Covers

      1882. Hi and Welcome to our Store. We have sold many rare Wisdens through WisdenAuction so we are listing a few more spare early hardbacks and a full run of 1897-1948 in hardback, please enjoy them. -------------------------------------------------------------------- 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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        Savannah River to Saint Helena Sound including Calibogue Sound, Port Royal and Broad River

      London: Published by the Admiralty, 1882. Engraving. Printed on wove paper. In excellent condition. Image size: 25 1/4 x 38 1/4 inches. A fantastic Admiralty chart of the Savannah River to St. Helena Sound, produced by the British Hydrographic Office. The British Hydrographic Office was founded in 1795 by George III, who appointed Alexander Dalrymple as the first Hydrographer to the Admiralty. He immediately set to work but it was not until 1800 that the first Admiralty chart was published of the waters around Quiberon Bay in Brittany. Unlike the U. S. Coast Survey the Hydrographic Office was given permission to sell charts to the public and they produced a great number of sea charts covering every corner of the globe. Most of the Admiralty charts produced by the Hydrographic Office delineated coastline as well as high and low water marks and record depth of water as established by soundings. In addition these charts included information on shoals, reefs, and other navigational hazards that plagued mariners across the world. Thanks to the innovations of Sir Francis Beaufort, who developed the Beaufort Scale of wind strength, the British Hydrographic Office became one of the leading producers of sea charts. This large chart covers the Port Royal Sound including the Savannah River, the Calibogue Sound, and the Broad River. Water depths and sand bars are all carefully recorded, as are the various lighthouses along the coastline. This is an important sea chart of this area and a wonderful example of the maps produced by the British Hydrographic Office.

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        SCHLEGEL SEINE PROSAISCHEN JUGENDSCHRIFTEN. HG: MINOR.

       2 Bänden (alle erschienenen). 362/431 Seiten. Halbleineneinband. Verlag von Carl Konegen, Wien, 1882. Erste Ausgabe. Dieses Buch ist aus einem Konvolut aus der Bibliothek von Ernst Robert Curtius u. mit seiner Namesunterschrift(Richard Schöne / Ernst Robert Curtius 1936). Zustand: gut Versand D: 5,00 EUR Deutscher Klassiker

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Uni München]
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        Karte ( mehrfarbig ) über die Vertheilung der höheren Lehranstalten in Preussen im Jahre 1882 / herausgegeben in Kgl. Preuss. Ministerium der geistlichen pp. Angelegenheiten. Format aufgefaltet: 100 x 75 cm. Gefaltet in 18 Segmenten. Auf Leinen aufgezogen.

      Schropp,, Berlin, 1882 - 24 x 16 cm. 1 Blatt. ISBN:Keine. . Original Pappband / Hard cover. Leinenrücken. Karte auf Leinen gezogen. Bibliotheksstempel. No jacket. Guter Zustand / Good condition. 1. Auflage. Sprache: de. * Versandfertig innerhalb von 20 Stunden! GF1. (Ber). Jpg. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Umbras Kuriositätenkabinett]
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        La Grande Encyclopedie, inventaire raisonne des sciences, des lettres, et des arts. Band 1 bis 31 (31 Bände kpl.)

      Lamirault Paris Erste Auflage 30,9 cm Halbleder 1882 - 1902; 31 Bände; je ca. 1.200 S., insges. ca. 37.200 S.; mit ca. 200.000 Artikel, über 15.000 Textill., sowie ca. 200 teils farbigen, teils doppelseitigen Karten; jew. Bibliotheksstempel Titelblatt verso, Kanten meist etwas bestossen, Lederrücken mit Läsuren von entfernten Rückensignaturen, Kapitale teils etwas eingerissen, Bd. 1 mit repariertem Rückengelenk, 1 weiterer Band mit teils geplatztem, Bd. 31 mit komplett geplatztem Rückengelenk, innen gut; abgebildet werden nur einige der Bände Etwas beschädigt Versand D: 5,50 EUR

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Rainer Kocherscheidt ]
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        Persecution of the Jews in Russia : Mansion House Relief Fund. Liverpool Commission.

      Liverpool Commission, Liverpool, Great Britain 1882 - [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        HEAD OF THE ARKANSAS, FREMONT PASS, COLORADO 1882

      Jackson Phot., Denver, Colorado 1882 - HEAD OF THE ARKANSAS, FREMONT PASS, near Leadville, COLORADO, 1882. Original mammoth-sized (21 inches by 17 inches) albumen photographic print. Excellent tones and contrasts, exhibiting variations of "eggplant-skin-like" darker colors. Although W. H. Jackson was more regularly employed by The Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, this image appears to have been taken along the tracks of the Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad. The destination of both railroads in this region of Colorado was Leadville where a magnificent silver boom was in progress. In capturing this image on a glass-plate negative, Jackson intended to exhibit to Eastern investors that the Rocky Mountain wilderness was being tamed by humankind's significant endeavors. Mammoth print is framed in a museum conservation manner and protected behind UV glass. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Signed Autograph Letter From Kate Greenaway to Her Friend and Confidant, Lady Dorothy Nevill

      

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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. - 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) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Ltd, PBFA, ABA, ILAB]
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        Les sept discours touchant les dames galantes

      Jouaust, Librairie des bibliophiles 1882 - - Jouaust, Librairie des bibliophiles, Paris 1882, In-12 (11,5x17,5cm), 3 tomes en 3 volumes reliés. - Edition réalisée par Henri Bouchot sur les manuscrits de la bibliothèque nationale, et illustrée de 10 eaux-fortes par Edouard de Beaumont et gravées par Boilvin. Tirage à petit nombre, 220 exemplaires. Celui-ci, un des 170 sur Hollande, mais non numéroté. Reliures en demi maroquin marine à coins signées Engel, Smeers. Dos à nerfs richement orné avec une rose centrale dans un médaillon. Titre et tomaison dorés. Tête dorée. Papier relativement bruni. Très bel exemplaire, parfaitement établi, exempt de rousseurs. Détails des discours : Sur les dames qui font l'amour et leurs maris cocus ; Sur le sujet qui contente le plus en amours ; Sur la beauté de la belle jambe ; Sur l'amour des dames vieilles ; Sur ce que les belles et honnestes dames ayment les vaillans hommes ; Sur ce qu'il ne faut jamais parler mal des dames ; Sur les femmes mariées, les vefves et les fillles, a savoir lesquelles sont plus chaudes à l'amour que les autres. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Edition réalisée par Henri Bouchot sur les manuscrits de la bibliothèque nationale, et illustrée de 10 eaux-fortes par Edouard de Beaumont et gravées par Boilvin. Tirage à petit nombre, 220 exemplaires. Celui-ci, un des 170 sur Holland papere, mais non numéroté. bindings en demi maroquin marine à coins signées Engel, Smeers. spine à nerfs richement orné avec une rose centrale dans un médaillon. Titre et tomaison dorés. Papier relativement bruni. Très bel exemplaire, exempt de rousseurs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        APELES MESTRES, DIBUJO ORIGINAL 1882 APEL.LES MESTRES

      1882 Apeles Mestres. 1882. Original dibujo a tinta del fantastico artista. 31X31. Ref Tpl. Encuadernación de tapa blanda. Excelente.

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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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        YOUNG AMERICANS IN JAPAN OR THE ADVENTURES OF THE JEWETT FAMILY AND THEIR FRIEND OTO NAMBO

      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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        LABOR AND PORCELAIN IN JAPAN. Together with: POTTERY AND PORCELAIN INDUSTRIES OF

      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 .

      [Bookseller: Rare Oriental Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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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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        THE ORNAMENTAL ARTS OF JAPAN.

      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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        ONE OF CLEOPATRA'S NIGHTS AND OTHER FANTASTIC ROMANCES. By Theophile Gautier. Tr

      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.

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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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        SHIN-HATSUMEI NIMPU ROKU TOH JUNI TAI : NEWLY DISCOVERED VIEW OF SIX HEADS, 12 B

      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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