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      Oroville, Ca.: The Weekly Mercury, 1882. Tall octavo. Original printed salmon-colored wrappers. Small stain in lower edge of front wrapper, small chip in lower foredge of same. Else fine. A rare, early promotional for Butte County, emphasizing its potential as a fruit growing region. The text is an address by Jesse Wood, superintendent of schools, to the Butte County Teachers' Institute. He focuses on the agricultural potential of the county, its plentiful natural irrigation, and the variety of fruits that could be grown, and emphasizes the pleasant quality of life in the region. The attractive advertisements, which demonstrate the typesetting abilities of THE WEEKLY MERCURY, are for Oroville businesses. Not in the catalogue of the Norris collection, which was so strong in California local history, nor in Cowan, who lists only a later work by Wood on the same subject. OCLC locates two copies under differing title entries at the Bancroft Library and California State Library. Rare. ROCQ 1367. OCLC 58938608, 21703493. COWAN, p.692 (ref).

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Autograph Letter Signed, on paper, in English to Sen. George F. Edmunds.

      Washington, DC 8vo (25.5 cm, 10"). [16] pp.. 1882 Former Assistant Secretary of State Bancroft Davis (1822–1907), acting in his capacity as associate judge on the United States Court of Claims, writes to Senator George F. Edmunds regarding the status of American claims for Spanish reparation made following the armed revolt in Cuba in 1869, describing the complicated ensuing diplomatic negotiations between the United States and Spain. Davis urges Edmunds, a prominent Republican from Vermont, not to pursue a proposed inquiry, as any such formal proceeding might not only bring a halt to the generally favorable — if slow-moving — terms of the current agreement but also affect Secretary of State Hamilton Fish's efforts to avoid official American involvement in the question of Cuban independence. Written in Davis's own hand on black-edged mourning stationery in honor of President Garfield's death, the letter makes an interesting distinction between American citizens present in Cuba during the uprising and "honestly" investing their capital, vs. persons dishonestly sheltering beneath the American flag. Leaves tied together with black silk ribbon (now frayed) through one hole punched neatly in upper corner. Final page with inked content description in another hand. => An intriguing look at the political and financial realities behind America's international relations at this moment.

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        Die Fröhliche Wissenschaft (The Gay Science)


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        Memoires du Marquis de Sourches. Sur le Regne de Louis XIV. Vol. 1-13 (Septembre 1681 - Decembre 1712). [13 Vols.].

      Hachette Paris, 1882 - 6008 S. Printed: 1882-1892. Slightly brownish paper. Guter Zustand/ Good Cover shows mild wear. Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 2100

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      New York 1882, Worthington. FIRST EDITION. Red cloth, very. good, teg., spine a bit faded, 321p. RARE.. 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 today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Woordenboek der Nederlandsche Taal. Vol. 1-29. (bound in 40 Vols.) + Supplement 1 (A-Asymptoot). List of Sources (Bronnenlijst) not available. [29 Vols.].

      Nijhoff / Sijthoff / Stemberg Gravenhage - Leiden, 1882 - 33000 S. Ca. 33000 Pages. Edited: 1882-1998. Some Vols. Library binding / spine slightly damaged. Some Vols. Brownish paper. Stamped edges. Some Vols. Spine / hinges damaged, additional cover folation. Vol. 6 spine with tape. Vol. 10: Inner book seperated from cover. Vol. 1: A-Aju. 2/I: Akant - Berispelijk. 2/II: Berispen - Blutten. 3/I: Bo - Byzantijnsch. 3/II: C - Ehem. 3/III: Ei - Fuut. 4: G - Gitzwart. 5: Glaasje - Harspleister. 6: Harst - Izegrim. 7/I: J - Keuremede. 7/II: Keurmeester - Kozijn. 8/I: Kr - Lichamelijk. 8/II: Licht - Lyrisme. 9: M - Nymph. 10: O - Ooilam. 11: Ooit - Ozon. 12/I: P - Pletseren. 12/II: Pletten - Quoyer. 12/III: R - Reren. 13: Riant - Ruzing. 14: S - Sroop. 15: St - Strever. 16: Stri - Tiend. 17/I: Tiende - Trekken. 17/II: Trekker - Tzigane. 17/III: U - Uzeeren. 18: V - Ver -(IV). 19: Ver - (V) - Verhypotheken. 20: Veriabel - Verschheid. 20: Verschieden - Verzworen. 21: Ves - Vluwe. 22/I: Vo - Voorhoofds. 22/II: Voorhouden - Voyant. 23: Vr - Vuuster. 24: W - Weel (II). 25: Weelde - Wijbisschop. 26: Wijburger - Wrekend. 27: Wreker (I) - Zicht (III). 28: Zichtbaar - Zugelein. 29: Zuid - Zythum. [29 Vols.]. Guter Zustand/ Good Ex-Library. Cover shows mild wear. Bumped corners. Sprache: Niederländisch Gewicht in Gramm: 2100 Hardcover/ Pappband fest gebunden [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Montreal: Beauchemin & Valois, 1882. Contemporary black morocco-backed cloth [part I] and publisher's lettered wrappers [part II]. Very good. In a black morocco backed box. Provenance: Jesuit Mission Library, Upper Canada (ink stamp in part II). Scarce Chippewa dictionary, written by the famed Snowshoe Priest: complete with both parts. Baraga first issued his Otchipwe dictionary in 1853 in Cincinnati; the present second edition was issued between 1878 and 1880 after his death, with additional material and a rearrangement of the original text. A Roman Catholic missionary, Baraga arrived in Cincinnati in 1831, residing at the Ottawa Indian mission at Arbre Croche (present-day Cross Village, Michigan) where he mastered the Algonquian dialects of the local tribes. In 1835 he was transferred to the western shores of Lake Superior, to minister to the Chippewas. "During the long winters of this northern clime, Father Baraga applied himself to the study of the Chippewa language, the universal dialect of the Northwest. He prepared several religious books in this dialect, some of which were published in Paris, others in Detroit and Cincinnati. But his most useful works, still depended upon by all Chippewa scholars, are his THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL GRAMMAR OF THE OTCHIPWE LANGUAGE (Detroit 1850), and his DICTIONARY OF THE OTCHIPWE LANGUAGE (Cincinnati 1853)" - DAB. Living amongst Native Americans until his death in 1868, he became known as "the Snowshoe Priest" because of his extensive winter travels on snowshoes among the tribes of Michigan and Wisconsin. AYER INDIAN LINGUISTICS (CHIPPEWA) 6. PILLING, ALGONQUIAN, p.28. PILLING, PROOF-SHEETS 250, 251.

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        Expedition nach den Seeen (!) von Central-Afrika in den Jahren 1878 bis 1880, im Auftrage der Kgl. Britischen Geogr. Gesellschaft. 2 Tle. in 1.

      Jena H Costenoble 1882 - XI, 239, 248 S. Mit 2 gef. farblith. Ktn. Halblederband der Zeit mit Rverg. Kainbacher 418/2. Henze V/308 ff. Deutsche Erstausgabe. Joseph Thomson (Thornhill 1858-1895 London) war ein "schottischer Geologe und Afrika-Forscher, der das geolog.-morphologische Wissen vom Dunklen Erdteil um Grundeinsichten bereicherte". "Er schloß sich, erst zwanzigjährig, als Gehilfe Keith Johnstons der von diesem geleiteten Expedition nach dem zentralen Ost-Afrika an. Nach dessen frühem Tod (1879) übernahm er die Führung des Unternehmens, das zwar keine umstürzenden Raumaufhellungen mehr bringen konnte, wohl aber noch eine durchgehende (räumliche wie wissenschaftliche) Erweiterung und Vertiefung der durch die klassischen Vorläufer. erzielten Kenntnisse" (Henze). - 1 Außengelenk mit Einriß. Anfangs und am Schluß stockfleckig. 1 Kte. mit kleinem Einriß im Falz. Gewicht (Gramm): 860 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Prince and the Pauper: A Tale for Young People of All Ages.

      James R. Osgood, Boston 1882 - FIRST EDITION SECOND STATE. 1 vol., with 192 illustrations, corrected text on pages 124, 263, & 362. Bound in the publisher's deluxe binding of 1/2 brown morocco, inner and outer hinges fine, head and foot of spine fine, some rubbing to edges of covers resulting in some loss to the marbled paper boards, otherwise an unusually bright fresh copy often found in somewhat sad condition. Mark Twain's first attempt at historical fiction. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Polychromatic Decoration As Applied To Buildings In The Mediaeval Style

      London: Henry Sotheran, 1882. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. brown cloth, beveled edges. Teg. Very good.. 32 pages in text. Folio, 41 x 29 cm. Thirty-six chromolithographs by Firmin-Didot in Paris, a firm that rivaled the color printing in England of Edmund Evans -- many plates with multiple images. MCLEAN, Victorian Book Design, p.98 called the plates, "extremely fine." These two Liverpool architects had previously created work for Day & Sons by W.R. Tymms, addressing the Victorian passion for illumination. Plates and text bright and clean, wear to backstrip extremities and corners, small library stamp front free endpaper, inscription head of title.

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        Robert Moffat 1882 ALS

      No Binding. Good. 1p fine letter dated to March 16 1882, from Park Cottage, gracefully declining an invitation. Small bio clipped and neatly tipped to top edge. Moffat was a famous missionary to Africa and father in law of David Livingstone. Moffat lived from 1795 to 1883, making this letter the year before his death.

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        The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft (39 volume set)

      San Francisco: A. L. Bancroft and Company and the History Company, 1882-1891. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good. 39 volumes. 1-5: Native Races of the Pacific Coast; 6-8: Central America; 9-14: Mexico; 15-16: North Mexican States and Texas; 17: Arizona and New Mexico; 18-24: California; 25: Nevada, Colorado, and Wyoming; 26: Utah; 27-28: Northwest Coast; 29-30: Oregon; 31: Washington, Idaho, and Montana; 32: British Columbia; 33: Alaska; 34: California Pastoral; 35: California Inter Pocula; 36-37: Popular Tribunals; 38: Essays and Miscellanies; 39: Literary Industries. 'Bancroft's histories were produced in a literary factory in much the same fashion as Alexander Dumas produced his novels. Being the work of many hands and minds they are spotty in quality. Nevertheless his History of California is the best extant for it contains more material about the state’s past than any other historian has succeeded in amassing. Its faults are obvious, to be sure. It lacks an index; the portions dealing with the gold-rush are exceedingly meager; and Bancroft’s prejudices are apparent in many instances. However, the best evidence of its superiority is the fact that invariably research workers consult it first for information concerning California events.'--Zamorano 80, no. 3. One of the foundation works of any library on Western US history. 'As time passes and prejudice drifts into obscurity, these works become more strongly intrenched each year. For scholars and investigators, they will always remain the greatest source of authority'--Cowan and Cowan, Bibliography of the History of California, p. 33. A very nice set, in the original tan calf bindings, with morocco labels. Minor wear and tear to spine ends; previous owner's name stamp on endpaper and title page of each volume. Overall, a very pleasant set.

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        Autograph Quotation Signed

      1882 - ("Oscar Wilde") in black fountain pen ink. 7 3/8" x 8 1/4", 1 page, on paper watermarked "Royal Irish Linen, Marcus Ward Co." tipped to a gilt edged album leaf. [April 21, 1882]. Very good. Four lines from his poem, "The Garden of Eros." "creamy - meadow sweet whiter than Juno's throat' and odorous as all Arabia - Garden of Eros" Oscar Wilde April 21. Wilde arrived in America on January 2, 1882 ("too too" some reporters said in their account of the event) at the invitation of Richard D'Olyly Carte, to lecture as a spokesman for the Aesthetic Movement. He was 28 years old, but he told the American public he was 26. Ten months of intense media followed his every move. Audiences from coast to coast turned out to hear his sold out lectures. Although there is no year or place noted, this is believed signed on his 1882 American/Canadian tour. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Houle Rare Books/Autographs/ABAA/PADA]
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        The butterflies of India, Burmah and Ceylon A descriptive handbook of all the known species of rhopalocerous Lepidoptera inhabitating that region, . the neighbouring countries along the border

      Calcutta Central Press 1882 - Please note this is a heavy item and will incur extra shipping charges.; Complete in three volumes, published 1882-1890, bound in full brown morocco, raised bands to spines with gilt lettering, boards slightly marked & scuffed, small area of damage to one spine, marbled endpapers, with frontis to each volume, 2 in colour, 29 plates bound in at rear of vols, one in colour, leaves of vol. 1 cropped, scattered foxing, early ink name to first blanks, all bindings firm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Contribution à l'étude des troubles fonctionnels de la vision par lésions cérébrales (amblyopie croisée & hémianopsie)

      1882 - (6), 240, (1) pp. Paris, bureaux du progrès médical, Delahaye et Lecrosnier, 1882, in-8, (6), 240, (1) pp, pleine percaline marron à la bradel, dos lisse orné, Très rare. Première édition de la thèse de doctorat de médecine de Charles Féré, enrichie de sa signature sur la page de faux titre. Elève de Charcot à La Salpêtrière, puis médecin de l'hospice de Bicêtre, Féré présente ici sa thèse qui porte l'empreinte de son maître, notamment dans la méthode dont il traite de la pathologie nerveuse. Il y aborde l'amblyopie, soit la diminution de la vision d'un œil par non-stimulation d'une voie visuelle au cours du très jeune âge et l'hémianopsie, qui est la perte ou la diminution de la vue dans une moitié du champ visuel d'un œil ou le plus souvent des deux yeux. Ouvrage illustré de figures dans le texte. Coiffes et coins légèrement émoussés. Intérieur frais. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The butterflies of India, Burmah and Ceylon A descriptive handbook of all the known species of rhopalocerous Lepidoptera inhabitating that region, ... the neighbouring countries along the border

      Calcutta Central Press. Very Good. 1882. Hardback. Please note this is a heavy item and will incur extra shipping charges.; Complete in three volumes, published 1882-1890, bound in full brown morocco, raised bands to spines with gilt lettering, boards slightly marked & scuffed, small area of damage to one spine, marbled endpapers, with frontis to each volume, 2 in colour, 29 plates bound in at rear of vols, one in colour, leaves of vol. 1 cropped, scattered foxing, early ink name to first blanks, all bindings firm. .

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        The Authentic Life of Billy, the Kid, the Noted Desperado of the Southwest, whose deeds of daring and blood made his name a terror in New Mexico, Arizona and Northern Mexico

      New Mexican Printing and Publishing Co, Santa Fe 1882 - 137pp. (pp.113-128 mispaginated 121-136). Six plates (including standing portrait frontispiece of the Kid). Includes the errata slip only sometimes found tipped to foot of p.121. Original pictorial wrappers, some wear and minor paper losses at edges of rear wrapper. Housed in a modern chemise and full black morocco box. One of the most famous landmark works in all Western Americana, here in the rare original wrappers. 137pp. (pp.113-128 mispaginated 121-136) plus six plates (including standing portrait frontispiece of the Kid). Includes the errata slip only sometimes found tipped to foot of p.121. Original pictorial wrappers. Minor wear and staining, rear wrapepr detached, a few small old tape shadows. Marginal staining to frontispiece and first few leaves, occasional spotting. Good. [IN WORK, to be priced 35,000] The most famous western outlaw book, and one of the rarest, the life of Billy the Kid by the man who killed him. Probably actually written by Ashmun Upson with the close collaboration of Garrett, this book is the foundation stone of the Billy the Kid legend. Dykes enumerates at length some of the inaccuracies of the narrative, and Adams is even more critical of particular points; but as Dykes' work admirably demonstrates, the whole point of the Kid legend is not so much to preserve the facts of the case, but to grow the legend itself, and it is from this book that the legend springs. "First genuine biography of America's most spectacular example of juvenile delinquency" - Howes. "Exceedingly rare" - Adams. Howes G73, "B"; Dykes, Kid 13; Adams Six-Guns 807; Graff 1515; Rader 1541; Streeter Sale 4287; Saunders 2916. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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

      G.P. Putnam's Sons [1882], New York - 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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        Kgl. Wasserbauinspektion Frankfurt a.M. Akten betreffend die Mainbrücken (gestrichen: und Fähre) bei Offenbach. Band 1" (vorgedruckter und handschriftlich ergänzter Deckeltitel).

      Offenbach Frankfurt am Main ua -1929 1882 - (36 x 23 cm). 319 mit Kopierstift nummerierte Aktenseiten (statt recte 325, gezählt 322). Verschiedene deutsche Handschriften meist in Feder oder Manuldruck, ferner Typoskripte oder Durchschläge. Mitgezählt 9 mehrfach gefaltete Pläne in kolorierter Federzeichnung (5) und verschiedenen Drucktechniken (4, davon 1 doppelt). Unter originalen Aktendeckeln geheftet. Die Straßenbrücke über den Main zwischen Offenbach-Kaiserstraße und Frankfurt-Fechenheim wurde im Zuge der Industrialisierung 1885-87 von Philipp Holzmann & Cie. erbaut. Laut vorgeheftetem handschriftlichen Index enthält das vorliegende Faszikel die Brückenakten der Wasserbauinspektion Frankfurt bis Ende 1929; die Akten bis zum Abriss und Neubau 1933/34 wurden in einem nicht vorliegenden Band 2 gesammelt. Die offizielle Zählung überspringt drei Aktenseiten, für die Seiten 271-274 ist die Entnahme zeitgenössisch vermerkt, die beiden ersten Seiten (laut Eröffnungsvermerk am Deckel vom 15. Dezember 1882) sind verlustig. - Der Band setzt am 20.12.1882 mit einem Schreiben des Großherzogl. Kreisbauamtes Offenbach an die Kgl. Bauinspektion Hanau zum Bauvorhaben ein. Es folgt der in Manuldruck vervielfältigte Bauvertrag zwischen der preußischen und hessischen Regierung einerseits, und Philipp Holzmann andererseits. Das Dokument vom 30.12.1883 umfasst 44 S. einschließlich aller Details zu Ausführung und Kosten der Brücke. Die Akten bis 1887 enthalten Korrespondenz (teils in Entwürfen) zum Bau sowie zur Mainregulierung, zu dieser u.a. eine Massen-Berechnung. 1891 ist ein lithographierter Faltplan der Offenbacher Zuwegung abgeheftet, ferner eine (mit Bildverlust durchgerissene) Weißkopie der Pläne zur Entwässerungs- und Treppenanlage der Brücke. - Die Jahre bis 1893 dokumentieren die geplante Anlage eines zusätzlichen eisernen Fußsteges über den Main beim Isenburger Schloss. Hierzu liegt ein umfangreicher Erläuterungsbericht von Holzmanns Oberingenieur W. Lauter in zwei Versionen vor, mit fünf mehrfach gefalteten kolorierten Federzeichnungen auf gelblichem Konzeptpapier. Die ebenfalls von Lauter abgezeichneten Pläne zeigen eine Totalansicht im Profil, Lage und Längenprofil, Strompfeiler sowie linkes und rechtes Widerlager. Das Vorhaben scheiterte jedoch am Anspruch der Länder auf das Brückengeld und so blieb die alte Seilfähre weiter in Betrieb. - Ab 1902 werden strittige Forderungen zum Brückengeld geregelt. Die Jahre 1922-29 enthalten vor allem Rechnungen für Unterhalt und Beleuchtung der Offenbacher Straßenbrücke; hierzu ein bereits 1907 gedruckter und gefalteter Profilquerschnitt der Brücke. 1928 wurde ein "Heberhaus" für den Einnehmer der Brückengelder errichtet. - Die Aktendeckel stark berieben, bestoßen und mit Ausbrüchen an Rücken und Rändern. Heftung zu Beginn defekt, die ersten Akten lose und mit Randläsuren, besonders der etwas überformatige Bauvertrag. Sonst ordentlich erhalten [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        å¤¢æƒ å µè¡›èƒ¡è ç‰ èªž [Muso byoe kocho monogatari - A Dreamer's Butterfly Tale].

      - Tokyo, Haishi Shuppansha 1882 [Meiji 15]. Two volumes 225x155mm, publisher's embossed yellow wrappers; a half-page, ten double page and five full page woodcut illustrations by Yoshitoshi. A tiny bit of nibbling to a couple of pages edges, a good fresh copy. Bakin's imaginary voyage fantasia was first published in 1809-10 and this is, I deduce, the second edition, revised or corrected from Bakin's own copy of the first edition; the first with Yoshitoshi's illustrations. Further editions followed thick and fast but apart from a partial translation in The Chrysanthemum (Yokohama 1882) I can't find an English version exists - particularly frustrating as Yoshitoshi's illustrations are magnetic. The surreal and grotesque are always hard to resist - and Yoshitoshi was a master among masters - and I don't think I've ever seen a better illustration, a better description, of the world of an opium smoker. The best account of the book I've found is in a 1909 letter from Minakata Kumagusu to the publisher Gowans & Gray who had approached him for a translation of a Bakin work of his choice. He chose this, "the only book that ever took me out of bed 30 minutes sooner than I wished to get up", and described it as something like Gulliver's Travels in which a man, decided there is nothing more to learn in his own land, determines to travel the world. He is told the means - a kite - in a vision and sets off to explore the lands of Infancy, Lust (high, medium and low grades), Drunkenness, Greed Trouble, Sorrows, Falsehood and Happiness. Unfortunately Gowan & Gray wouldn't spring for Kumagusu's fee and that was the end of that. At least we have Yoshitoshi.

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        Life and Medical Treatment in China].

      Katkov Univer. tip. Moskva 1882 - Octavo. Title, 89 pp. Late green cloth spine over marbled boards. Pavel Piasetskiy (1843 - 1919) was only a respected doctor but also talented artist and writer. These versatile abilities ensured his participation in a number of official Russian expeditions to Asia and Middle East. In 1874 he joined a trade expedition to China (1874-75) headed by colonel Yulian Sosnovskiy. After its completion, Piasetskiy described his ethnographical, geographical and scientific finding in the work titled "A Journey around China" (??????????? ?? ?????). He published in a separate work his observations related to the public health and medical treatment. This is the second edition, after the first published in 1876 under another title «? ???????? ? ?????????? ???????? ?????». A fine example of this rare work: we could trace only one copy in public institutions outside Russia, in the Rasmuson library in Fairbanks. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Public Service of the State of New York. Historical, Statistical, Descriptive and Biographical. Illustrated with Views and Portraits.

      Boston, James R. Osgood and Company, 1882. 3 Bände. XLVIII, 641 S. / XXXVI, 547 S. / XXI, 554 S. Mit zahlr. Abb. auf Tafeln Fol., Dunkelbraune OMaroquinbände über Holzdeckeln und 5 unechten Bünden mit Schwarzprägung, goldgepr. Wappensupralibros, Rückenvergoldung; Außen- und Innenkantenvergoldung, violettfarbenen Seidenmoirévorsätzen, intarsiertem Spiegel mit goldgepr. Lederbordüren und Goldschnitt. Einbände nur minimal bestossen. Eines von 500 num. Exemplaren dieser opulenten und an Volumen kaum zu überbietenden Bestandsaufnahme der Stadtverwaltung von New York in all ihren vielfältigen Aspekten (vom Erziehungswesen bis zu den Mitgliedern des Senats, vom Transportwesen bis zu den Armenasylen). Mit umfangreicher Darstellung der Stadtgeschichte. Die Tafeln zeigen Portraits sowie Ansichten und Gebäude der Stadt. Alle Abb. in hervorragender Qualität. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Amerika New York

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      Calcutta: Thacker Spink, 1882. First in English. Hardcover. VG+. (Eastern or Chinese Turkestan). Historial and geographical sketch of the country, its military strength, industries and trade. 255 pp, ill. One of the earliest and rarest works on this still little known mystical region. A surprisingly VG+ copy in original brown cloth, deco end papers.

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        Du délire des négations

      1882 - 35 pages Paris, V.-A. Delahaye et Lecrosnier, aux bureaux du progrès médical, 1882, in-8, 35 pages, maroquin noir moderne, dos lisse, titre doré en long, gardes de papier noir [Louise B.], Première édition du tiré à part de cet article paru dans les Archives de neurologie (n° 11 et 12, 1882). Jules Cotard (1840-1889), élève de Charcot et de Vulpain à la Salpêtrière, présentait en 1880 à la Société médico-psychologique ses observations sur une malade internée à la maison de Santé de Vanves, au cours d'une dissertation intilutée "Du délire hypochondriaque dans une forme grave de la mélancolie anxieuse". Deux ans plus tard, il approfondit son sujet dans "Du délire des négations" qui comporte, in fine, un tableau synoptique faisant un parallèle avec le délire de persécution. C'est le point de départ du "syndrome de Cotard", le seul auquel il a donné son nom, qui se caractérise par un état de mélancolie dépressive et d’hypocondrie conduisant à la négation, de la part du patient, de ses propres organes. Semelaigne II, p. 238. Bel exemplaire, enrichi d'un envoi de l'auteur à son ami de la faculté de Médecine de Paris, Adrien Proust, père de l'écrivain. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Lehre von der Elektricität. 4 Bände (in 5 Bänden)

       Zugleich als dritte völlig umgearbeitete Auflage der Lehre vom Galvanismus und Elektromagnetismus. Friedrich Vieweg Verlag, Braunschweig, 1882-1885. Zusammen ca. 4.500 S. mit 1.050 Textholzschnitten und 3 Tafeln, original Halbleder. Mit goldgeprägter Rückenverzierung (Einband von Bd. 4 in blau etwas heller/gering fl.) - sehr gute Exemplare/letzte und umfangreichste Ausgabe/Poggendorff IV, 1631 Versand D: 5,90 EUR Technik, Naturwissenschaft

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        tirage argentique

      - JOYCE James (1882-1941), romancier irlandais. L¿écrivain, chez lui, à Paris, en 1934. Tirage argentique. Tampon « Studio Lipnitzki » au dos. H 16 ,9 x L 14,3 cm.

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        Leaves of Grass

      Philadelphia: Rees, Welsh and Co., No. 23 South Ninth Street, 1882. First Philadelphia edition. Portrait of Whitman inserted following p. 28. 382 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original mustard cloth. About Very Good. First Philadelphia edition. Portrait of Whitman inserted following p. 28. 382 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. BAL 21419; Myerson A2.7.d

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        Manual of conchology, structural and systematic with illustrations of the species. Nassidae, Turbinellidae, Volutide, Mitridae. Vol. IV.

      Philadelphia, 1882, 8vo mezza pelle, titolo al dorso, con snodi, pp. 276 con 58 tav. lit.

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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. Please see the large pictures. More available on request. Buy-it-now. More Photos on request.

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        Autograph Letter, signed ("Henry James"), to publisher James Osgood

      1882 - 1 p. pen and ink on blue laid paper, with ink stamp of James R. Osgood & Co. James gives the go-ahead to his American publisher, "I have got your letter which suits me exactly. Please go ahead. Yours truly, Henry James." James is possibly referring to Daisy Miller: A Comedy or The Siege of London, both of which Osgood published in 1883. Laid on to larger sheet, some foxing and faint creasing from prior folds 1 p. pen and ink on blue laid paper, with ink stamp of James R. Osgood & Co

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        Opera omnia. Iussu et auctoritate Bernardini a Portu Romatino.

      Coll. S. Bonav.,, Quaracchi, 1882 - 11 Voll. Mit 1 gest. Porträt, 2 Faksimiles und 1 Stammtafel. ** Bde I-IX der wichtigsten und vollständigsten Gesamtausgabe. Der fehlende Bd. 10 enthält Aufsätze über Leben und Werk sowie Indices, daneben erschien ein weiterer Indexband. ** Sprache: deu (Rückenschilder teils defekt oder verloren, Kanten teils berieben. Porträt stärker stockfleckig. 1 Bl. mit kl. Schäden im Bug).

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        The funeral tent of an Egyptian Queen

      London 1882 - Rare. London, 1882. First edition. 8o, xii & 163 pages, 1 frontispiece and 1 plate. Some foxing, but overall in excellent condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Harmonie der Farben

      1882. GUICHARD, Edouard and Georg KREBS. Die Harmonie der Farben: 1300 Zusammenstellungen von Farbenverbindungen für die Kunst-Industrie, für Dekorative Zimmerausstattungen, Kostüme and Toilette. [12] pp. of text. Illustrated with 166 colour plates, 8 of which are double-page. Folio, loose as issued in the publisher's green cloth portfolio. Frankfurt A.M.: Wilhelm Rommel, 1882. First and Only German Edition of L'Harmonie des Couleurs, the plates for which are the same as in the French edition. A rare and important work heavily influenced by the 1839 work De la loi du contraste simulanté des Couleurs by M.E. Chevreul. A spectacular book, profusely illustrated with exquisite designs in stunning colours which were used in the decorative arts such as wallpaper, panels, doors, shelves, molding, curtains, and textiles and costumes. There is a total of 1,300 combinations on 166 (8 double-page) descriptive plates of which 135 (71 mounted) are in pochoir, including screen-printed text posters, as well as 29 multicoloured lithographs. A fine copy of this extremely rare work, with OCLC listing only eight copies, six in Germany, one in the British Library and one in the US at Berkeley, and of the original French edition OCLC lists only nine copies Worldwide. A handful of plates have minor foxing or discoloration, but overall a stunning copy.

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        Outstanding and historically important ledger book

      Territory of Montana 1882 - 478 pages, folio (12.5 x 7.75 inches), original marbled boards (worn) re-backed with maroon linen, designated: "Minute Book No. 10," the proceedings of the 1st District Court, Territory of Montana, November 13, 1882 - April 11, 1886, the official record of hundreds of criminal and civil cases almost entirely in the hand of Theophilus Muffly - (1833 - 1898), a pioneer of the Territory who emigrated to Virginia City in December of 1864 and who was appointed to the bar by the United States Supreme Court. He was one of the lawyers present at the opening of the District Court of the Judicial District and subsequently served as Clerk of the Court, Attorney, Probate Judge, Justice of the Peace, and Police Magistrate. This remarkable offering provides great insight into the inner workings of the Territory's Judicial system, which on the surface amounted to little more than a glorified "good ol' boys club," with little concern given to the issue of "conflict of interest." There are instances whereby District Attorneys prosecuted cases one day and then represented defendants in the same court room the next. Thus, it created an environment whereby prosecutors opposed each other in some cases and then jointly prosecuted defendants in similar cases. In one instance, James E. Callaway (a signer of the 1884 Montana State Constitution) was appointed by the court to represent a defendant who could not procure counsel. Ordinarily this would not raise eyebrows except for the fact that Callaway was one of the most prominent District Attorneys in the court. Henry N. Blake, First Chief Justice of the Montana Supreme Court and arguably one of the most gifted jurists in the Territory had no qualms about handling an exorbitant amount of divorce cases, collecting his usual fee of $50.00. This was done while he was an Associate Justice serving on the Montana Territorial Supreme Court! One thing that is evident is that this ledger is a virtual who's-who of many of the most prominent figures in Montana history, including entries for lawmen who would eventually be murdered, lawyers who would become important legislators (including a Governor), and pioneers who would become founders of the State Constitution. Many of these people lived colorful and distinguished lives while others would be forever clouded by controversy. Of special interest to historians will be the very last cases of Justice Everton Judson Congers (1834 - 1918) -- a Civil War hero who sustained several wounds in combat but who will forever be remembered for his role in the capture of John Wilkes Booth. He was appointed to the Court in 1880 by his friend Rutherford B. Hayes despite being a confirmed alcoholic, morphine addict, and habitual gambler. He made many political enemies and in 1883 was suspended from the bench due to "incompetence, neglect of duty, and keeping companionship of low, vile people," a decision upheld by President Chester A. Arthur. Public outcry and an internal investigation later attributed his drinking and drug addiction to injuries sustained during the war. Congers was re-appointed to the bench but it was just one day before his term was set to expire and he was out of a job. Interestingly, in his later years, he relocated to Hawaii where he served as the attorney for Queen Liliuokalani. Congers presides over several interesting cases including an indictment for "marking and branding a calf with intent to steal same," of which he set bail at a staggering $500.00. On the other hand, a person convicted of "manslaughter with malice" received a generous sentence of six years incarceration. Charles W. Turner (1846 - 1907), a prominent attorney who appeared many times before Congers, might have summed it up best when he said, "He called them the way he saw them with little left to the imagination or reason." Turner became a law partner of Andrew F. Burleigh (1846 - 1907), who is also heavily represented in this book, and was subsequently murdered by a gunman in 1907. Burl [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      1882 - London: Wm. Isbister, 1882. Original terra-cotta cloth on flexible boards. First Edition, first state -- dated 1882, in smooth cloth and black endpapers (later copies, dated 1883, were in a grained cloth, with white endpapers). This was the second volume in Isbister's ill-fated "English Political Leaders" series, modeled after Macmillan's series "English Men of Letters"; SIR ROBERT PEEL had been the first volume, and WILLIAM PITT would follow, but that would be it for the venture. For this series Isbister adopted the brief early-1880s experiment of binding with staples rather than string -- a dismal failure (and making whole copies very scarce today).~This is a very good copy, with very little wear but with a bit of cover soil; the title page bears a 1955 signature. One of the least-seen Trollope titles. Sadleir (Trollope) 63. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Temples and Towers of the Virgen [Grand Cañon District Atlas Sheet IV]

      [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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        Signed Autograph Letter

      England, [1882]. Very Good. An interesting two page letter written on April 28th 1882 by Trollope to Dr. Macleod. Trollope died the same year on December 6. Donald Macleod was the editor of "Good Words", which published Trollope's short work The Two Heroines of Plumpington in 1882, so the letter may refer to that story. Trollope writes on stationery engraved Harting, Petersfield: "April 28, 1882, My dear D. Macleod, I find that 25 of your pages will considerably exceed 100 ordinary novel pages. I could not do this amount of work for [pound sign] 75 guineas. I will do it, if you like, for 100 guineas, making the payment nearly equal to the [pound sign] 1 a novel page. In that case the copyright should be left to me. I can let you have it by the end of July. But I shall not be sorry to see the task go elsewhere, as it is always hard for me to cudgel my brain for a Xmas story. Where is your brother George and when does he leave town Yours always Anthony Trollope." Written on both sides of 4 1/2 x 7 inch paper. Two small spots on left margin of front page. Very good condition. AUTO/022916.

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        Brehms Tierleben. Allgemeine Kunde des Thierreichs. Erste Abtheilung: Säugetiere I.-III. Zweite Abtheilung: Vögel I.-III. Dritte Abtheilung: Kriechtiere, Lurche und Fische I.-II. Vierte Abtheilung: Wirbellose Thiere I.-II.

      Leipzig u.a., Bibliograph. Inst., 1882 - 1883. 10 Bde. XIV + 706, XII + 628, XII + 756, XIV + 754, XVI +699, XVI + 671, XIV + 673, XVI + 426, XXX + 711, XXVI + 582 S. OHld. 2. gänzlich neubearb. u. verm. Aufl. Kolorierte Ausgabe mit allen Tafeln. - R. berieben, bei zwei Bänden die R. etw. angeplatz, ein Band m. kl. Fehlstelle am oberen Kapital (siehe Foto), leichte Gbrsp., geringfügig u. vereinzelt stockfleckig. - Gesuchtes Werk mit prächtigen Tierdarstellungen, die meisten Tafeln als Chromolithographien. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Biologie; Zoologie

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        Das Königlich Bayerische 2. Chevaulegers-Regiment "Taxis". Historische Skizze zum 200jährigen Geburtstage desselben.

      München, Huttler, 1882. - circa 22,5 x 18 cm. IV SS., 2 Bll., 167 SS. Blaues Leder d. Zt. mit reicher Prägung und Vergoldung sowie 4 Eckbeschlägen, Goldschnitt Seltenere Regimentsgeschichte, hier in einem sehr aufwendig gebundenen Geschenkexemplar für die Herzöge in Bayern. Auf dem Vorderdeckel mit zwölf gekrönten schreitenden Löwen aus dem Wappen der Thurn und Taxis, in den Ecken Metallbeschläge, hinten Blindpr - Schönes Exemplar, sauber und sehr dekorativ. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      David Bogue 1882 - Ex library book in good condition. Has been re-bound in red hardcover. Pages are lightly tanned and free from handwritten notes to the text. The binding is tight and firm. There are a few scattered light foxing marks. The outer edges of the pages have been decoratively tinted pink. Overall, this book is in a good condition for its age, with usual library stamps and stickers. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The LETTERS Of CHARLES DICKENS Edited by his Sister-in-Law and Eldest Daughter In Two [Three] Volumes

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1882. 1st edition (NCBEL III, 826). Early 20th C. 3/4 green morocco binding with marbled paper boards & eps. TEG. Original cloth covers bound-in at rear. Spines sunned to a golden brown. A handsome VG+ set.. 3 volumes (ix, [3], 463; [4], 464; [4], 308 pp). Errata slip in each volume precedes p. 1. Index in Vols II & III. 8vo. Each volume with a tipped in ANs at front: Vol I with Proctor [on "Office of Commiossioners in Lunacy" letterhead]; Vol II with Brougham & Lewes [on "The Leader" letterhead]; Vol III with Millais.

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        Woordenboek der Nederlandsche Taal. Vol. 1-29. (bound in 40 Vols.) + Supplement 1 (A-Asymptoot). List of Sources (Bronnenlijst) not available. [29 Vols.].

      Nijhoff / Sijthoff / Stemberg Gravenhage - Leiden, 1882. 33000 S. Hardcover/ Pappband fest gebunden Ca. 33000 Pages. Edited: 1882-1998. Some Vols. Library binding / spine slightly damaged. Some Vols. Brownish paper. Stamped edges. Some Vols. Spine / hinges damaged, additional cover folation. Vol. 6 spine with tape. Vol. 10: Inner book seperated from cover. Vol. 1: A-Aju. 2/I: Akant - Berispelijk. 2/II: Berispen - Blutten. 3/I: Bo - Byzantijnsch. 3/II: C - Ehem. 3/III: Ei - Fuut. 4: G - Gitzwart. 5: Glaasje - Harspleister. 6: Harst - Izegrim. 7/I: J - Keuremede. 7/II: Keurmeester - Kozijn. 8/I: Kr - Lichamelijk. 8/II: Licht - Lyrisme. 9: M - Nymph. 10: O - Ooilam. 11: Ooit - Ozon. 12/I: P - Pletseren. 12/II: Pletten - Quoyer. 12/III: R - Reren. 13: Riant - Ruzing. 14: S - Sroop. 15: St - Strever. 16: Stri - Tiend. 17/I: Tiende - Trekken. 17/II: Trekker - Tzigane. 17/III: U - Uzeeren. 18: V - Ver -(IV). 19: Ver - (V) - Verhypotheken. 20: Veriabel - Verschheid. 20: Verschieden - Verzworen. 21: Ves - Vluwe. 22/I: Vo - Voorhoofds. 22/II: Voorhouden - Voyant. 23: Vr - Vuuster. 24: W - Weel (II). 25: Weelde - Wijbisschop. 26: Wijburger - Wrekend. 27: Wreker (I) - Zicht (III). 28: Zichtbaar - Zugelein. 29: Zuid - Zythum. [29 Vols.]. Guter Zustand/ Good Ex-Library. Cover shows mild wear. Bumped corners. Versand D: 3,99 EUR Wörterbuch niederländische Sprache Sprachgeschichte Sprachwissenschaften Wörterbücher Dutch Dictionary Linguistic Science History

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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. Orig.-Halbleinenmappe mit Deckeltitel (Rückenbezug und Innenflügel der Mappe erneuert). *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. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Louis XII et Anne de Bretagne Chronique de l'Histoire de France; ouvrage illustré de 14 chromolithographies, 15 grandes gravures hors texte et d'environ 200 dessins dans le texte d'après les originaux de l'époque

      Hurtel, Paris 1882 - original Halblederband mit rundum Goldschnitt und reicher Einbandgoldprägung, 4°, VI, 644 Seiten; vorderes Innengelenk locker fr 4000 Buch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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