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        [Original Artwork]

      [London], [n.d.]. Fine. 5 1/2?" x 3 3/8?". Black ink on blank commercial postcard, dat- ed ?"6-25-50?" to verso. From the collection of the eminent art his- torian and author Ladislas Segy. Faint mounting residue to verso. Else fine. Guided by an entity she named ?"Myninterest,?" London housewife and spiritualist Madge Gill (1882?- 1961) began making art in 1919, and thereafter created hundreds of automatic, Dada-esque draw- ings, predominantly ink (from the postcard size here to long rolls of muslin). It has been suggested that Gill used her drawing to com- municate with her children, two of which died in infancy. She was a favorite of many outsider art proponents, including Jean Dubuffet, and Gill was a subject in Com- pagnie de l?'Art Brut?'s classic monograph series.

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        Sermones de sanctis et de commune sanctorum [Sermons for the Sanctorale and for the Common of Saints]; Speculum Beatae Virginis Mariae [Mirror of the Blessed Virgin Mary]; decorated medieval manuscript on parchment with an intact medieval chained binding

      BOOK DESCRIPTION: DECORATED MEDIEVAL MANUSCRIPT IN LATIN ON VELLUM, Austria (Vienna?) or Southern Germany, c. 1275-1300. 182 x 127 mm. 190 folios, complete (collation, i-xix10), written in a rapid Gothic hand with cursive influence in two columns of thirty-two to thirty-seven lines (justification, 141-143 x 96-100 mm.), parchment ruled in brown ink, quire signatures, guide notes for rubrication, red rubrics, capitals and names of cited authorities stroked in red, rhymed phrases underlined in red, red paraphs, two- to three-line plain red initials, two-line red initial with pen flourishing in red (f. 131v), occasional scribal corrections and marginalia. BINDING: Fifteenth-century blind-tooled and -stamped red calf with eight engraved and bossed cornerpieces, intact fore-edge clasp, and chain hasp with intact chain, with two manuscript fragments serving as front flyleaf and lower pastedown. Chained libraries were a late medieval solution to the problem of providing access to needed books in an institution, while at the same time preventing theft, and we can assume many late medieval volumes were once chained. Most, however, have been rebound, or survive without the chain and other metalwork, and intact chained bindings such as this one are uncommon. TEXT: This extensive collection includes more than one hundred sermons from the Sermones de sanctis et de communi sanctorum of the early Franciscan writer, Conrad of Saxony (d. 1279), together with his very popular text, the Speculum beatae Mariae virginis, all copied not long after their composition. This is, however, not simply a copy of Conrad?'s sermon cycle, since some of his sermons are omitted, and six sermons by contemporary Dominican authors (Martinus Polonus, Aldobrandinus de Calvacantibus, and Antonius Azaro de Parma), as well as eight sermons by unidentified authors were also included. It seems likely this is an example of a re-working of Conrad?'s texts for a Dominican audience, who would have prized it as a preaching aid and for its pronounced Marian focus. Marginal annotations attest to the early use of these sermons, most likely by preachers. PROVENANCE: Written in Southern Germany or Austria at the end of the thirteenth century, as suggested by evidence of spelling, script, and decoration. Belonged to the Dominican house attached to the Church of St. Maria Rotunda in Vienna, as indicated by two fifteenth-century inscriptions; here it was probably part of the house?'s chained library. Belonged to a Dominican convent at Kosiče, in present-day Slovakia, as indicated by a sixteenth-century(?) inscription. Belonged to Maurice Burrus (1882-1959), Alsatian philatelist; his ex libris on the front pastedown. CONDITION: Slight rust stains and corrosion in the outer margins of ff. 184-188, margins trimmed away, overall in good condition. Full description and photographs available (TM 767).

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      F. J. Walker & Co., 1882., 1882. First edition. 8vo. Original green cloth stamped in black, titled in gold gilt and with a pictorial design of bags of money in gold on the front cover, floral decorated endpapers, v [blank], 7-237 pp. The author's first novel, an indictment of the conduct of California railroad companies which were forcing settlers off their land, based on the Mussel Slough Tragedy. This tragedy was a dispute over land titles between settlers and the Southern Pacific Railroad that took place on May 11, 1880 on a farm located 5.6 miles northwest of Hanford, California, in the central San Joaquim Valley, leaving seven people dead. The exact history of the incident has been the source of some disagreement, largely because popular anti-railroad sentiment in the 1880s made the incident to be a clear example of corrupt and cold-blooded corporate greed. Morrow was a San Francisco based author, a mentor and contemporary of Ambrose Bierce, whose stories mostly appeared in Bay area journals, and his tales astounded and fascinated readers in old San Francisco. He is best known for his collection of weird and macabre stories titled THE APE THE IDIOT & OTHER PEOPLE. Very light professional restoration to the spine ends and corners, else a very good copy of a very scarce book.

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        Memoires du Marquis de Sourches, sur le Regne de Louis XIV, 13 Vols.: Vol. 1- Vol. 13 (covering Septembre 1681 through Decembre 1712)

      Librairie Hachette et Cie 1882-93, Paris - Thirteen volumes, complete, published 1882-93. Large octavos measuring approximately 7 x 10.5 in. / 18 x 26.5 cm (perhaps large paper edition), all vols. bound in recent bright cherry calf-backed patterned boards gilt titles on spines, clean unmarked text, Very Good volumes, light foxing or off-setting to the pages, some pages with a bit of edgewear, vol. 3 with a touch of discoloration to the leather spine. Text in French. A handsome set, uncommon complete like this. This large set might require additional postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books Pittsburgh PA, ABAA]
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        [Original Artwork]

      [London], [n.d.]. Fine. 5 1/2” x 3 3/8”. Black ink on blank commercial postcard, dat- ed “6-25-50” to verso. From the collection of the eminent art his- torian and author Ladislas Segy. Faint mounting residue to verso. Else fine. Guided by an entity she named “Myninterest,” London housewife and spiritualist Madge Gill (1882– 1961) began making art in 1919, and thereafter created hundreds of automatic, Dada-esque draw- ings, predominantly ink (from the postcard size here to long rolls of muslin). It has been suggested that Gill used her drawing to com- municate with her children, two of which died in infancy. She was a favorite of many outsider art proponents, including Jean Dubuffet, and Gill was a subject in Com- pagnie de lÂ’Art BrutÂ’s classic monograph series.

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      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1882 - Octavo, two volumes: pp. [i-vi] [1] 2-200; [i-vi] [1] 2-203 [204: blank], original decorated burgundy cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, top and fore edges untrimmed, bottom edge trimmed, blue green coated endpapers. First edition. Trollope's only science fiction novel, originally published as a serial in BLACKWOOD'S MAGAZINE, October 1881 -- March 1882. "The oddest item in all Trollope's fiction. THE FIXED PERIOD is set in the future republic of Britannula, an island off Australia. The president has decreed that all citizens reaching the age of sixty-seven are to enter a 'college.' There, they will be prepared for death at age sixty-eight. (Trollope was sixty- seven when he wrote the story and died five months before his sixty-eighth birthday.) The first candidate for this euthanasia, Gabriel Crasweller, loses his enthusiasm for the 'fixed period' scheme as his own term approaches. Rescue is provided by the British navy, which returns Britannula to the rational rule of the Empire. Critics have sneered at the poverty of science fiction imagination in this work. But the story is a nice reworking of Trollope's THE WARDEN (1855) where the elderly inhabitants of Hiram's Hospital are prepared for death in more traditional fashion." - Sutherland, Victorian Fiction, 227-8. "The story is rambling, as is usual with Trollope, and uneconomical. The vision of principles through a distorted character is only partly successful. Scholars of Trollope do not regard the novel very highly, perhaps because it is different from what one expects of the author, but THE FIXED PERIOD is by no means discreditable and is entertaining." - Bleiler, Science- Fiction: The Early Years 2203. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 10. 188-9. Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. 1241. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 214 and A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume 3, p. 176. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 1110. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 68. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 24. Bleiler (1978), p. 195. Reginald 14249. Sadleir (Trollope) 62 (p. 124). NCBEL III 884. Not in Wolff. Cloth worn at spine ends and corner tips, labels removed from front cover of each volume, private owner's bookplate on front paste-down of each volume and also one on the verso of the front free endpaper of volume one, number 815 in a circle in red pencil a the top right corner of each title page, a good, sound copy with tight and generally clean interior. A late, rare Trollope. (#130740) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        Selections from the Poetry of Robert Herrick

      London: Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1882. With drawings by Edwin A. Abbey. 1 vols. 4to. Specially bound by Abbey in vellum with hand lettering in red and black, and with a small initialed portrait drawing of Laura Epps (Alma-Tadema) to whom the work is inscribed. Toned, rubbed, and with joints splitting; all edges trimmed and gilt, joint split between half-title and blank. Laid into a half green morocco slipcase and chemise. Abbey, Edwin A. With drawings by Edwin A. Abbey. 1 vols. 4to. In a unique binding and inscribed and signed by Abbey, "For Mrs. Alma Tadema - with the sincere regards of Edwin A. Abbey, March 1889." The sweet little bust portrait of her on the cover shows her in a flowered hat and double strand of pearls and measures 2 1/4 square inches, slightly smudged in a few areas of border. Laura Epps, second and much beloved wife of the Victorian painter, Lawrence Alma-Tadema, was a fine painter in her own right and was often used as a model for her husband's work, The Women of Amphissa (1887) among them. The couple were close with Abbey, one of the key figures of the "golden age" of American illustration, and he inscribed this to her the year after publication.

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        Hulda. Marche et airs de Ballet. Transcription a 2 pianos. Autograph musical manuscript signed and dated November 18, 1889

      - Franck began his opera Hulda in 1882 and finished it in 1885. Its first performance was given posthumously on March 8, 1894 at Monte Carlo. The opera is based on a Scandinavian legend with text by Ch. Grandmougin after a dramatization by Bjornson. It was not published until 1894, at which time it was issued by Choudens in Paris. Even though Hulda did not premiere until after Franck's death, the Marche and Airs de Ballet from the opera were performed earlier and quite well received. In a letter to Vincent d'Indy (one of Franck's students) written from Antwerp on August 14, 1885 Franck wrote: "I want to tell you that at a concert here your `Chevanchee du Cid' was played perfectly, and had a great success.You were in the same company as your master, whose march and ballet music from `Hulda' were warmly applauded." D'Indy: César Franck, p. 246.The same music from Hulda was also performed at the Franck Festival on January 30th 1887 at the Cirque d'Hiver. It would appear, moreover, that of the entire opera the ballet music was closest to Franck's heart. Again, quoting from d'Indy: "At the same time he almost took the bit between his teeth (forgive the trite expression) at one moment while composing Hulda; but it is remarkable that it was the ballet that carried him away from the first, and that was still symphonic music. He wrote this ballet without pause or break, at the same time as a prologue, which does not appear in the score as it now stands, having been replaced, no one knows why, by an epilogue. One evening in the autumn of 1882, when Henri Duparc and I called to see him, he came to meet us, flushed and very much excited, and fired off these words at us, which can only be really appreciated by those who knew "Father" Franck: "I think the ballet of Hulda is a very good bit of work; I am very pleased with it. I have just been playing it over to myself, and - I even danced it!" ibid p. 179. Folio. 35, [ii] (blank), 36-61 pp. 345 x 270 mm. Wrappers with attractive calligraphic titling to upper. Notated in black ink on 14 hand-ruled staves per page. Occasional corrections; significant rewriting of two bars on page 42; additional markings in red crayon and pencil. Wrappers slightly worn and torn at edges. Minor internal wear. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Book of Mormon: An Account Written by the Hand of Mormon, Upon Plates taken from the Plates of Nephi

      Salt Lake City, UT: Deseret News Company, Printers and Publishers, 1882. Leather bound. 622pp. Duodecimo [18 cm] Full black leather with raised bands. Title, bands and floral design gilt stamped on the backstrip. Decorative gilt stamping to boards with name at center of front board. Very good. Gentle rubbing to extremities (more so at corners) Front free endsheet missing Flake/Draper 619.

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        [Poster]. Alex. Caufman as Eugene Lazare in "Life's Mistake

      New York: H.A. Thomas Lith. Studio, 112 Fourth Ave. New York, 1882. A very good copy (about B+) with some tears, abrasions, creasing, and staining along right margin, light foxing in the image; a few pin holes in top corners; advertising banner affixed to bottom edge.. 1 sheet. Banner at bottom reads "Fulton Opera House! One night only" Wednesday April 19." Henry Atwell Thomas (1834-1904) was an American artist, portrait painter, and lithographer, his firm working until 1887 under the name "H.A. Thomas Lith. Studio" (at 865 Broadway, N.Y. until 1882, then at 112 Broadway) until 1887 when it became "H. A. Thomas & Wylie Lithography Co." Thomas was best known for his theatrical portraits, including a portrait of Edwin Booth. Alexander Caufman was the stage name for Alexander Kaufmann, an actor and dramatist in New York. He wrote "Lazare; A Life's Mistake." copywriting it in 1881 and taking it on the road: "The play abounds in striking situations and is at times very pathetic. Love, hate and jealousy are clearly depicted. Caufman as Eugene Lazare surprised and delighted the audience. He is an actor who is destined to make his mark in the profession. But the best of it all was that the principal character was well sustained by the excellent acting of the other players. The costumes were rich and beautiful and very much admired by the fair sex. The Comedy element was the source of much amusement and kept the audience in a roar," (Albany Journal). Of the original play, we could locate no copies. The Library of Congress has large holdings of Henry Atwell Thomas' work, but we could not locate this poster there nor in any other online library catalogues or theatrical poster collections.

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        La Vega. Viaggio di scoperta del passaggio Nord - Est tra l'Asia e l'Europa. Narrata dal barone A. E. Nordenskjold capo della spedizione. Volume primo. Col ritratto dell'autore 206 incisioni e 10 carte. ( - Secondo con 262 incisioni e 8 carte )

      Fratelli Treves editori 1882 In 4, pp. XVI + 384 con 1 ritr. dell'aut., 7 carte  f. t. (alcune piu' volte ripiegate) e centinaia di ill. n. t. anche a piena p.; XII + 356 + (4) con 2 carte f. t. (piu' volte ripiegate, la prima cm. 136 x 31 + margg.) e centinaia di ill. n. t. anche a piena p. M. pl. coeva con scritte al d. normali fioriture per il resto ottimo esemplare. Ed. orig. italiana della relazione di quella che e' considerata una delle piu' importanti spedizioni esplorative del XIXo sec. A questa spedizione norvegese partecipo' l'italiano Giacomo Bove come idrografo della spedizione. La Vega parti' de Tromso il 21 luglio 1878, il 19 agosto raggiunse il Capo Celjuskin, la piu' alta latitudine del continente asiatico. Si diresse poi a Est e superato lo stretto di Laptev, venne fermata dai ghiacci, il 29 settembre 1878. L'equipaggio fu cosi' costretto a svernare per 294 giorni, costruendosi un riparo di fortuna ed eseguendo molte rilevazioni scientifiche. Il 20 luglio 1879 la nave pote' ripartire e il 2 settembre raggiunse Yokohama. ITA

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      A. Quantin, Paris 1882 - The Only Copy Printed on Vellum, from the Furstenberg Collection. 206 x 140 mm (8 1/8 x 5 1/2"). xxxii, 247 pp., [1] leaf (colophon). With a bio-bibliographical notice by Fernand Drujon. UNIQUE COPY ON VELLUM, printed for M. A. Werlé. Pleasing burgundy Jansenist crushed morocco by Canape et Corriez (stamp-signed in gilt on front turn-in, dated 1930 on rear turn-in), raised bands, turn-ins richly gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt on the rough. Decorative head- and tail-pieces throughout and eight engraved plates, comprised of a frontispiece portrait in four states (one on vellum, three on paper) and an allegorical vignette, also in four states. Verso of front free endpaper with ex libris of Jean Furstenberg. Two small dark spots to upper cover, a couple of leaves with naturally occurring minor discoloration to vellum, but A FINE COPY--especially clean, fresh, and bright internally, and in a lustrous, unworn binding. Given its illustrious provenance and its singular status as the only copy printed on vellum, this is a quintessentially bibliophilic copy of the poems of French cleric and diplomat Cardinal François-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis (1715-94). Admired as a witty epigrammist at the court of Louis XV, where Madame de Pompadour presided, Bernis composed poems on such conventional themes as love and the natural world, but also verses contemplating manners and mores, fashion, independence, and love of country. Since none of his poems was published before his death, he was not widely known as a poet during his lifetime, but, in another sphere, he performed important service to his country as France's ambassador to Rome. He provided shelter and succour there for refugees from the French Revolution, earning the papal epithet "Protector of the Church of France." The present work was printed for Count Alfred Werlé, whose father had inherited the Veuve Clicquot Champagne house from the Widow Clicquot. Alfred took over the operation in 1884 and greatly expanded the Veuve Clicquot-Ponsardin vineyards. The volume subsequently passed into the library of the great collector Jean (or Hans) Furstenberg (1890-1982), who put together one of the finest collections of 18th century books ever assembled. In 1974 the Furstenberg collection was sold en bloc to Dr. Otto Schäfer, whose marvelous library had already become distinguished for its fine and historic bindings. UNIQUE COPY ON VELLUM, printed for M. A. Werlé. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pensées d'une solitaire précédées d'une Autobiographie EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête

      Paris: Alphonse Lemerre, 1882. Fine. Alphonse Lemerre, Paris 1882, 9,5x16,5cm, relié. - First edition, one of 100 numbered copies on strong vellum, with 3 single draw vellum and 150 Holland paper. Binding blue half morocco with corners, back with five nerves, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, gilded head, elegant contemporary binding signed Levasseur. Illustrated book an engraved frontispiece. Bibliophile stamp printed by way of bookplates. Nice copy. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des rares exemplaire sur Chine, seuls grands papiers. Reliure en demi maroquin bleu marine à coins, dos à cinq nerfs, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tête dorée, élégante reliure de l'époque signée de Pagnant. Bel exemplaire parfaitement établi.  

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        SIMMERBERG. "Panorama von Simmerberg und Umgebung von der 'Burg' aus gesehen". Großes Panorama von Oberleute und Simmerberg mit der Bergkette der Allgäuer Alpen von Stuiben, Hochgrat, Hörnle, Kreuzberg und Säntis.

      - Lithographie von F.Ant. Specht, gedruckt bei Kösel, Kempten, dat. 1882, 23 x 136 cm. Nicht bei Schefold. - Seltenes, im Selbstverlag von F.Ant. Specht erschienenes Panorama.

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

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      Philadelphia: David McKay, 1882-83. FIRST EDITION, Second Issue n. Hardcover. mm (). 376 pp. FIRST EDITION, Second Issue. Publisher's citron cloth titled and decorated in gilt. Myerson A11.1.b2; BAL 12627. Leaves lightly browned (as no doubt in every copy because of paper stock), otherwise AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE COPY, the text clean and fresh, and the binding in immaculate condition. This is an extremely well-preserved copy of the first printing of Whitman's major prose work, a collection of essays that is the most autobiographical of his books. Written in his seventh decade, "Specimen Days" looks back on his early life in New York, and spends a great deal of time on the Civil War period, examining the impact close contact with so much death had on his life and work. The second part of the book contains comments on politics and literature, as well as samples of his juvenile writings. One of the great men of American letters, Whitman (1819-92) is cited by Day as "a source of energy and inspiration, and an indicator of new ways to deal with the subtleties of spiritual truth." Copies of this work are not uncommon, but they are very rarely found in the outstanding condition seen here.

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        Contemporary Biography of California's Representative Men with Contributions from Distinguished Scholars and Scientists: Pacific States

      San Francisco, CA: A. L. Bancroft and Company, Publishers. Very Good+. 1882. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; This book is a folio sized volume in a morocco leather binding with gilt lettering and decoration on the front cover and spine of the book. The leather has embossed decorations, gilt rules and five raised bands on the spine. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The covers have some rubbing wear and beginning fraying to the spine ends and corners. The text pages are clean and bright. Illustrated throughout with full page plates with tissue-guards. The book includes biographies of 107 men who "represent" the Western US, specifically the West Coast including California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska; "to gather a compendium for preservation and reference the lives and portraits of those who have labored side by side in laying the foundations of human greatness upon the shores of the Pacific, is the object of this work. Included also, are essays by John Muir (the Glaciers and Snow Banners of California), John Le Conte (The Lakes of the Pacific Coast), and Caleb T. Fay (Alaska). " Includes a wonderful biography of Texas Ranger John C. "Jack" Hays (1817-1883) on page 62. Hays arrived in California in December 1849 and within five months he was elected sheriff (the first) of San Francisco. He retired in 1853 to begin his appointment as United States surveyor general of California (appointed by President Franklin Pierce) where he was one of the founders of the city of Oakland. " The essay by John Muir appears to be a first and possibly only appearance. .

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        The American Angler. Devoted to Fishing - Brook, River, Lake and Sea - Fish Culture. Volume 2, nos. 2, 5-10, 13,14, 16-20

      New York: The Angler's Publishing Company, 1882. First edition. Illustrated with woodcuts. Pp. 35-48, 65-160, 193-224, 241-320. 1 vols. Folio. Original issues. Some toning, old folds. Fine, in cloth folding box. First edition. Illustrated with woodcuts. Pp. 35-48, 65-160, 193-224, 241-320. 1 vols. Folio. A choice and representative group of issues of this important, early, and long-lived angling periodical, with contributions by the leading American and Canadian angling writers of the day, including Harris, James Henshall, Charles Hallock, et. al., and wonderfully illustrated with ads for flies, rods and reels, camping gear, etc., from dealers all over the East Coast. Uncommon.

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      1882. A Novel. In Two Volumes. With a Frontispiece by J. E. Millais, R.A. London: Chatto & Windus, 1882. 32 pp Vol II ads dated July 1882. Original olive cloth decorated in brown and black. First Edition of this potboiler in which young Cecilia Holt's husband is "kept in the dark" regarding her prior engagement to the only man in England whom he cannot abide. This was one of Trollope's last novels (though the first of three that were published by Chatto & Windus): it was published in August or September 1882, and he had a stroke in November -- to which he succumbed five weeks later.~This is a very good set: the volumes were at some point re-cased in their original bindings (preserving the original patterned endpapers), and there is some staining and creasing; each front paste-down bears the label of W.H. Smith's subscription library (Dublin & Belfast) -- such lending libraries were the fate of most all this title's first edition copies. Yet this is nonetheless quite acceptable condition for an uncommon Trollope title (Sadleir places KEPT IN THE DARK in the second of his four "scarcity categories," and considers it one of the very scarcest of Trollope's later works); we have never had a copy approaching fine condition. Sadleir (Trollope) 65; Sadleir (XIX C) p. 382; not in Wolff.

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        Lord Palmerston. FIRST EDITION, first issue.

      Wm. Isbister. (English Political Leaders.) Wm. Isbister. (English Political Leaders.) 1882 Some light spotting in first few & last few leaves. Orig. brick brown smooth cloth, blocked & lettered in black; v. sl. marked. Armorial bookplate of Reginald H. Mardon. A v.g. copy.Trollope Society Catalogue 70; Sadleir 63. An exceptionally scarce title, with only one copy recorded at auction, 1979. Part of Isbister's unsuccessful imitation of Macmillan's series

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        The Poems of Thomas Bailey Aldrich Illustrated by the Paint and Clay Club

      Boston: Houghton, Mifflin at the Riverside Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1882. Cloth. Plain card-stock wrappers in the publisher's japanese -vellum dust-wrapper; pp. ix, [9]-228, [25], illustrated throughout with plates, plus frontis portrait. Book is fine, without flaw but for the ghost of the frontis to its tissue-guard; jacket age-toned and a touch soiled, but also just about fine; Houghton Mifflin released the title in a number of formats including cloth, 3/4 leather, full leather, and this scarce wrappered/jacketed format. BAL 315 .

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        The Afghan Campaign of 1878-1880, compiled from Official and Private Sources. Comprising Historical and Biographical Divisions, and containing a Rapid Sketch of the War, Maps illustrating the Operations and the Movements of the Forces, One Hundred and Forty Permanent Photographs of Officers who lost their Lives in the Campaigns and of Recipients of the Victoria Cross, with Memoirs prepared from Materials furnished by their Relations and Surviving Comrades, Summaries of the Movements in the Field of the Various Regiments which were engaged, and Separate Records of the Services of Every British Officer who was employed in the War. Historical Division. [Together with] . Biographical Division

      London, Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington, 1882 - Large quarto, two volumes, [viii] (first blank), 352 pages plus a mounted Woodburytype portrait frontispiece of Lieutenant-General Sir Frederick Roberts (125 x 90 mm) and a colour-printed folding map and 5 full-page maps (3 with hand-colouring), and [vi], 274 pages plus 20 pages each containing 7 oval Woodburytype portraits (each measuring 50 x 38 mm) of the 140 officers who lost their lives, and an errata slip tipped in on the contents page. Original gilt-decorated full maroon morocco, inner dentelles gilt, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers; extremities slightly rubbed; minimal offsetting to the verso of the front flyleaf and the adjacent page; essentially a fine set in superb bindings. Loosely inserted is an albumen paper photograph (170 x 110 mm) mounted on card (300 x 230 mm, with the rubber-stamp credit of the photographers T. and R. Annan of Glasgow) of the memorial tablet in Glasgow Cathedral to Major Alexander Dunlop Anderson (see Plate 1 and pages 1 and 2 of the Biographical Division). Use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability.

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        Obras del Siervo de Dios Beato Francisco de Borja. Recopiladas por el Padre Juan Eusebio Nieremberg

      Barcelona, Imprenta de la Viuda e Hijos de J. Subirana, 1882 ["La Verdadera Ciencia Española"]. 4to. menor; 302 pp., 1 h. Encuadernación moderna en media tela.

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        Le sang des dieux EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Alphonse Lemerre, 1882. Fine. Alphonse Lemerre, Paris 1882, 12x19cm, broché. - First Edition, one of 500 numbered copies on laid, ours unjustified, only draw with Holland paper 25. Autograph signed by the author. In addition, this copy includes autograph manuscript of Jean Lorrain corrections on pages 26, 37, 39, 101 and 134. Illustrated book frontispiece a drawing after Gustave Moreau. Bites on the guards, light spots on boards, two ink spots on the second TV. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 500 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé, le nôtre non justifié, seul tirage avec 25 Hollande. Envoi autographe signé de Jean Lorrain. En outre, notre exemplaire comporte des corrections autographes manuscrites de Jean Lorrain aux pages 26, 37, 39, 101 et 134.Ouvrage illustré en frontispice d'un dessin d'après Gustave Moreau. Piqûres sur les gardes, légères piqûres sur les plats, deux taches d'encre sur le deuxième plat.

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        Descente Aux Enfers

      b. Braque, Georges (1882-1963); Jouhandeau, Marcel (1888-1979). Descente Aux Enfers. Paris: Nouveau Cercle Parisien du Livre, 1961. No. 121 of 200 copies. Total edition: 200 copies, of which 30 were hors commerce. There were also 30 suites on Japan. Four original lithographs, in color. Signed by both Braque and Jouhandeau on the colophon. Vallier, no. 171. Folio. 13 x 11 inches. Unbound sheets as issued. In original wrappers, sleeve and slipcase. The lithographs were printed by Mourlot; the typography by Fequet et Baudier. A fine copy with name of original subscriber erased from justification page. The box is slightly faded and worn. For full description see:

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      Montpellier / Paris 1882, In - 8 relié demi basane blonde, dos à nerfs, couverture conservée. 316 pages. Publiés avec une introduction, un glossaire et une table des noms propres. Bel exemplaire. Rare d'autant plus dans cette condition.

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        The Poems of Thomas Bailey Aldrich. Illustrated by the Paint and Clay Club

      Boston: Houghton, Mifflin at the Riverside Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1882. Cloth. Plain card-stock wrappers in the publisher's japanese -vellum dust-wrapper; pp. ix, [9]-228, [25], illustrated throughout with plates, plus frontis portrait. Book is fine, without flaw but for the ghost of the frontis to its tissue-guard; jacket age-toned and a touch soiled, but also just about fine; Houghton Mifflin released the title in a number of formats including cloth, 3/4 leather, full leather, and this scarce wrappered/jacketed format. BAL 315 .

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        The Kaisarnamah i Hind; or, Lay of the Empress a Poem, in nine Cantos with Appendices containing the Histories of the Princes of India, dedicated with gracious Permission to Her Majesty the Queen Empress of India.

      London, printed for private circulation only (by Maclure & Macdonald), 1877-1882. - 2 vols. Large folio (495 x 370 mm). (44) ff. of English text, (58) ff. of Persian text, 117, (1) pp. (48) ff. of English text, (26) ff. of Hindi text, (2), 45, (1) pp. With 2 lithogr. title pages, 2 lithogr. frontispiece portraits of Queen Victoria (double-tinted lithograph) and Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (chromolithograph), and 24 photographic portraits (woodburytypes), 17 chromolithogr. coats of arms, 51 photographic views (woodburytypes), 1 lithogr. view, 2 maps and 4 genealogical tables (3 double-page). With the portraits and the text of the cantos in elaborate and finely illuminated chromolithogr. borders (with gold); the other text leaves within red borders. With the extensive Persian and Hindi texts lithographed from calligraphic models. Contemp. green morocco, each board with large gold-tooled centre-piece representing the star of India, with in the centre the monogram "VRI" ("Victoria Regina Imperatrix"), gold-tooled fillets, gold-tooled spine with title and author in second and third of six compartments, gilt edges (signed at the foot of the front turn-in by Morley, Oxford). A sumptuous and extremely rare tribute to the British Raj and a detailed history of the princely families in India by the distinguished orientalist Edward Backhouse Eastwick (1814-83), prompted by the proclamation of Queen Victoria as Empress of India in 1876. The first volume contains three cantos, with a translation into Persian verse by Amir Jan, followed by a history of the Nizáms of the Dakan; the second volume contains cantos IV and V with a translation into Hindi verse by Kaviraja Syamala Dasa of Udaipur, followed by a history of the Rájpúts. - The work is beautifully decorated, and illustrated with fine photographic views of palaces, tombs, gates, etc., including the mausoleum of the Emperor Humayún, the tomb of Nizámu'd-dín, the caves of Ajanta, the Palace of Nizám, the Hall of the 66 pillars and the Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India. It further includes photographic portraits and finely chromolithographed coats-of-arms of several members of the English and Indian aristocracy. - The "List of subscribers to the Kaisarnámah i hind and distribution of copies", included in the first volume, lists only 107 copies, which explains its rarity. - Edward Backhouse Eastwick spent some six years in India, serving first as cadet in the infantry and later as interpreter, and another three in Persia. He published a number of well-received translations of Persian literary classics and wrote several books on the cities of India. - Some smudges and spotting, frontispiece portraits pulled loose from the title page, but still attached to the endleaves. The bindings show some wear, the first volume with some stains and scratches and one headband nearly detached. Overall in very good condition. Blumhardt, A supplementary catalogue of Hindi books in the library of the British Museum, col. 80. For Eastwick: Loloi, "Eastwick, Edward Backhouse (1814-1883)", in: Encyclopedia Irancia (online ed.). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        A hand-coloured cabinet photograph (coloured image size 133 x 90 mm) of three men in uniform. The photograph is mounted on the gilt-edged card of 'Artist & Photographer Otto von Hartitzsch . 125 Rundle Street, Adelaide'

      - The South Australian Register (Thursday, 16 November 1882) contains an advertisement for the sale of 'the whole of his superior stock-in-trade . of his well-known photographic establishment . in consequence of his relinquishing the profession'. Accordingly, this photograph cannot be later than 1882, but it is probably circa 1880. The young men are in identical uniforms; the only specific clue is the distinctive badge on their forage caps. The extensive hand-colouring obliterates some of the detail, but it is essentially a flag or pennant on a flagpole set within a circle of rope finished off with a square knot. This suggests to us the uniforms are of maritime, if not naval, relevance (and we would not be surprised to learn that the men were foreign visitors to Adelaide). Use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability.

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        Kept in the Dark [Exceedingly Rare True First, published prior to the first UK edition]

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1882. First edition. Wrappers bound in thin boards. Very Good. A Very Good copy of the EXCEEDINGLY RARE TRUE FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING, being the first American edition published prior to the first UK edition and described by Trollope Bibliographer Walter Smith as being of the "utmost rarity", in the Publisher's original newspaper format bound in contemporary thin boards and with the even rarer outer advertisement pages included (some page toning, occasional minor spot of foxing, a minor tear to the lower left corner of the rare outer advertisement wrapper, some tiny closed tear to the page margins, short closed tear to the gutter edge of a number of pages ); Trollope's psychological novel centered on a husband who was "kept in the dark" by his wife about her prior engagement to another man who she had then jilted. Prior to their own marriage, her husband had confided to her the tale of his own prior engagement and, while doing so, spoke with such disdain about any girl who would jilt her lover that she could not bring herself to tell him her own history, even after they had married. Once he became aware of her having jilted another, he obsessed on the matter to such a degree that he eventually deserted her. Of course, the tale goes on beyond that. With respect to the novel, Sadleir, in his Commentary on Trollope, stated: "It is a study of morbid obsession.... Nevertheless it reads agreeably and ranks among the brief studies in individual psychology... as a book which must be read to be realized, and which, when read, will be found to offer genuine, if conventional, Trollope to such as seek him." (Sadleir, p 396.) After serializing the tale in its Harper's Weekly magazine, Harper published the first American edition of the novel on September 29, 1882, prior to the publication of the first UK edition on October 20, 1882. [In the UK, the tale was published in serial format in "Good Words" magazine from May to December, 1882. Thus, the first American edition was published both prior to the completion of the novel's "Good Words" serialization and prior to the UK publication of the novel in book form, making the US first edition the true first edition of the novel.] Smith states: "This new series and its advertising logic sounded the death knell for collectors. First editions in this series are no longer books, but newspapers. Their fragility, format, and ephemeral makeup discouraged most buyers from keeping them.....few have survived." According to Smith, these issues are "rarely seen for sale and are usually found only in private collections and in certain research libraries." [An OCLC WorldCat search made at the time this listing was created revealed only two copies.] An extraordinary opportunity for the Trollope collector. Most Trollope collectors will never see this true first edition, much less own a copy of it. As with Trollope's first novels, the chance to own one is unlikely to arise often, if at all, for almost all collectors. AN EXTREMELY RARE COMPLETE ISSUE OF THE FIRST AMERICAN EDITION OF TROLLOPE'S KEPT IN THE DARK, PUBLISHED PRIOR TO THE FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. A collection distinguishing copy. EXCEEDINGLY RARE.

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        ARTIC SUNBEAMS: OR FROM BROADWAY TO THE BOSPHORUS BY WAY OF THE NORTH CAPE By SAMUEL S. COX (signed) 1882 with Engravings possibly never seen in 3 Vols.

      G. P. PUTNAM'S SONS, NY 1882 - TITLE: ARTIC SUNBEAMS: OR FROM BROADWAY TO THE BOSPHORUS BY WAY OF THE NORTH CAPE By SAMUEL S. COX (signed) 1882 with Engravings possibly never seen in 3 Vols. AUTHOR: SAMUEL S. COX PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) / COPYRIGHT: G. P. PUTNAM'S SONS, NY 1882 EDITION: First Edition ISBN: NONE CATEGORY: Adventure, Signed, Photographs, Super Rare BINDING/COVER: Hardbacks without dust jackets COLOR: Marble with leather tips SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 1-115, 116-243, 244-347 pages. CONDITION: There are 3 vols present. Vol. 3 is missing the back board. All the other boards have some cracking to the leather and there are hints of light glue, all boards may be detached at time of shipping (very weak). The back endpapers of volume 3 has some chips along the edge. There are really minor splits to the very edge of the back endpapers in volume 2. There is a stray signature in a couple of places written in ink from 1891 (Edith Pruser). A couple of the engravings have slight notations of the place they were done (possibly from Cox). Books are without other marks or writings, pages are clean and book is tight and sturdy. All the pages are present in book. Books may have been rebound with the extra illustrations inserted personally.Overall even with the missing board of volume 3, books are: Good/None dust jacket as issued. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: There is a cabinet portrait done in Stockholm of Mr. and Mrs. S. S. Cox (frontispiece) : assume this is their writing beneath ( see photo) and across from the cabinet portrait affixed to the gutter is a card containing the 'Compliments of Mr. & Mrs. S. S. Cox - New York - April 1882'. 1-Samuel Sullivan "Sunset" Cox was an American Congressman and diplomat. He represented both Ohio and New York in the United States House of Representatives, and also served as United States Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire (Wikipedia). Engravings throughout that have possibly never been seen, and there is also a color photo in volume 2 (can't make out writing on bottom). There are extra illustrations added and listed throughout the book. COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid, book(s) will ship immediately to customer (it's on the way), you are welcome to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCodePrc E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 006388 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft: The Native Races. Volume I. Wild Tribes; Volume II. Civilized Nations; Volume III. Myths and Languages; Volume IV. Antiquities; Volume V. Primitive History (5 volumes)

      A.L. Bancroft & Company, Publishers, San Francisco 1882 - 797; 805; 796; 807; 796pp. Octavo [23.5 cm] 3/4 brown calf with marbled paper over boards, gilt tooled spines and red and green leather spine labels, and double gilt ruled borders on the covers. Marbled text block edges and endpapers. Volume I is in good condition only. All other volumes are in very good condition. Gently rubbed and bumped at the extremities. There are sporadic chips in the leather, and the underlying boards are peeking through at the corners. The endsheets have occasional thin cracks along the hinges, and the front pastedowns have a previous owner's bookplate. The pages are age-toned, but very clean. The front cover of volume 1 is partially detached, and the rear cover is completely detached, but present. The backstrip is coming away from the spine as well. The front endpaper of volume 3 is cracked along the hinge, and the hinge is soft. There is a very thin loss from the leather at the head of the spine of volume V. The first 5 volumes from the exhaustively researched series of works in 39 volumes on the western half of North America. Wright/Howes describes the work, as a "Colossal co-operative undertaking; nothing approaching it has ever been attempted in this country." Howes B87. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les dicts & faicts du chier cyre Gambette le Hutin en sa court EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: chés l'auctheur, 1882. Fine. chés l'auctheur, Paris s.d. [1882], 14x19cm, relié. - first edition of this Rabelaisian style pamphlet directed against Gambetta, one of 300 numbered copies on paper of the Netherlands. Binding to open bradel ivory wove, smooth back, red mesh frame compositions painted boards and boards to centers: a bookplate and a monogram on the first front cover and Léon Gambetta dabbling in a bathtub on the second, fragile parchment wrappers preserved and bound in, contemporary binding signed Dodé. Nadar handwritten signature under the justification of the draw. Book adorned the author of illustrations. Provenance: Library of Frederick Lachèvre, bibliographer, specialist in French poetry, with its large bookplate engraved and painted emblem repeated in the first boardes. A book illustration is reproduced on the lower flat of each volume. Some light and light bites to bookbinding. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Édition originale de ce pamphlet de style rabelaisien dirigé contre Gambetta, un des 300 exemplaires numérotés sur papier du Pays Bas.  Reliure à la bradel en plein vélin ivoire, dos lisse, filet rouge en encadrement des plats et compositions peintes aux centres des plats : un ex-libris et un monogramme sur le premier premier plat et Léon Gambetta barbotant dans une baignoire sur le second, fragiles couvertures parcheminées conservées, reliure de l'époque signée de Dodé. Signature manuscrite de Nadar en dessous de la justification du tirage. Ouvrage orné d'illustrations de l'auteur. Provenance : de la bibliothèque de Frédéric Lachèvre, bibliographe, spécialiste de la poésie française, avec son grand ex-libris gravé répété et son emblème peint sur les premiers plats. Une illustration des livres est reproduite sur le plat inférieur de chaque volume. Quelques légères et claires piqûres à la reliure.

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        Émile Zola Notes d'un ami Avec des vers inédits de Émile Zola EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: G. Charpentier , 1882. Fine. G. Charpentier , Paris 1882, 11,5x19cm, relié. - First edition of this biography of Zola by novelist and playwright Paul Alexis who was familiar with Zola (he was born in Aix-en-Provence) and member of the group of six (with Huysmans, Céard, Maupassant and Hennique, gathered around Zola ) the origin of the Soirees de Medan. It is decorated with a portrait of Zola and a note by facsimile. autograph dedication of the author signed autograph of Paul Alexis to art critic and collector Philippe Burty (1830-1890). Contemporary binding in full percaline ocher, back smoothes decorated with the bookplate of Philippe Burty (a stork) pushed to the back of the cold binding, preserved covers, contemporary binding signed in cold Pierson. The actor library Pauley with his bookplate engraved by Leroy, representing a magician. Armorial bookplate inscribed with the motto For Autruy. Light foxing. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Édition originale de cette biographie de Zola par le romancier et dramaturge Paul Alexis qui fut familier de Zola (il est né à Aix-en-Provence) et membre du groupe des six (avec Huysmans, Céard, Maupassant et Hennique, rassemblés autour de Zola) à l'origine des Soirées de Médan. Elle est ornée d'un portrait de Zola et d'une note en fac-similé. Envoi autographe signé de Paul Alexis au critique d'art et collectionneur Philippe Burty (1830-1890). Reliure de l'époque en pleine percaline ocre, dos lisse orné de l'ex-libris de Philippe Burty (une cigogne) poussé à froid au dos de la reliure, couvertures conservées, reliure de l'époque signée à froid de Pierson. De la bibliothèque du comédien Pauley, avec son ex-libris gravé par Leroy, représentant un magicien. Ex-libris armorié gravé portant la devise Pour autruy. Rousseurs claires.

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        Les Rougon-Macquart - Pot-Bouille.

      Paris, G. Charpentier 1882 - Histoire naturelle et sociale d'une famille sous le Second Empire. ÉDITION ORIGINALE tirée à 250 exemplaires numérotés sur papier de Hollande, celui-c (N°139). Paris, G. Charpentier - 1882 - 495 pages. Ex Libris Pierre Duché. Très belle reliure demi maroquin rouge à coins à la bradel. Dos lisse aux titre, auteur et date en pied dorés. Filet doré bordant les plats. Tête dorée sur témoins, non rogné. Couverture jaune conservée. Pas de rousseur. Parfait état. Format in-12°(19x13). 1ère Edition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autores dramáticos contemporáneos y joyas del teatro español del siglo XIX. Contiene el retrato, la biografía y juicio crítico y la obra más selecta de cada uno de los mejores autores del teatro moderno. Con un prólogo general del señor Don Antonio Cánovas del Castillo.

      1881-1882. Ed. Pedro de Novo y Colsou / Pedro González Valdes. - Imprenta de Fortanet. Madrid. Ejemplar nº 247 (Sr. D. Francisco Larrea). 2 Vol. . Vol. I (LXIX + 468 pp. + lam.) Vol.II (606 pp.+ lam.). Folio. Media Piel con Puntas de época. Bibliografía / Bibliofilia (Bibliofilia general), Grabados , Literatura Hispánica (Romanticismo / siglo XIX), Literatura Hispánica (Teatro), Siglo XIX . Obra premiada con medalla de oro en la exposición literario-artística, Madrid 1884-85. Estudio sobre el Duque de Rivas, Antonio García Gutiérrez, Zorrilla, Ventura de la Vega, Narciso Serra, Martínez de la Rosa, Echegaray, etc. Ilustrada con los retratos de los autores españoles. Dos volúmenes encuadernados en media piel con puntas con nervios y dorados en lomera. Buen estado. .

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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)

      G. Reimer, Berlin 1882 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Vigilantes of Montana, A Correct History of the Chase, Capture, Trial and Execution of Henry Plummer's Notorious Road Agent Band, Together with accounts of the Lives and Crimes of many of the Robbers and Desperadoes, the whole being Interspersed with sketches of Life in the Mining Camps of the "Far West"

      Virginia City, M. T.: D. W. Tilton, Publisher, 1882. Second edition of the First Book Published in Montana. First published in Virginia City in 1866. 1 vols. 8vo. Original printed wrappers. Spne segment at head and tail lacking, some rubbing, corners of wrappers torn, ownership signature on title, else a very good copy. Second edition of the First Book Published in Montana. First published in Virginia City in 1866. 1 vols. 8vo. Includes biographical sketches of Henry Plummer, Boone Helm, George Ives, Aleck Carter, Bill Bunton, Cyrus Skinner, Bill Hunter, Stephen Marshland and James Daniels. Graff 1086; Howes D345: "Textually the most important book ever printed in Montana;" "Six Guns" 596

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        Doctoris Seraphici S. Bonaventurae S. R. E. Episcopi Cardinalis Opera omnia, iussu et auctoritate Rmi. P. Bernardini a Portu Romatino totius Ordinis Minorum S. P. Francisci ministri generalis edita studio et cura PP. Collegii a S. Bonaventura ad plurimos codices mss. emendata anecdotis aucta prolegomenis scholiis notisque illustrata. Tomus I-IV : Commentaria in quatuor libros sententiarum Magistri Petri Lombardi : In primum (secundum, teritum, quartum) librum sententiarum.

      Ad Claras Aquas (Quaracchi), Prope Florentiam Ex Typographia Collegii S. Bonaventurae 1882, resp. 1885, resp. 1887, resp. 1889.. 4 vol. (so cpl.). Folio (35.5 x 26 cm). LXXXVIII, 870 u. XII, 1026 u. X, 905 u. VIII, 1067 SS. Titel in Rot und Schwarz, Schriftsatz zweispaltig in Antiqua, Druck a. Büttenpapier (Wasserzeichen). HLdr. d.Zt./um 1900 (leicht bestossen u. berieben) mit mont. Rückenschildern u. marmorierten Deckeln, schöne div. Glanzpapier-Vorsätze mit buntem Kammeisenmuster. Erste Auflage dieser Ausgabe. Schnitt u. äusserste Lagen etwas stockfleckig. Alters- u. Dislokations-, sonst kaum Gebrauchsspuren, Bibliotheksetiketten mit Dublettenstempel a. Vorsätzen, Vol. I mit hs. Sammlungsvermerk u. Dublettenstempel a. 2. fl.Bl. Gesamthaft weitestgehend saubere, recht gute und relativ gepflegte Exemplare.. Aus wissenschaftlicher Sicht die wohl massgebliche kritische (Gesamt-) Ausgabe der Schriften des hl. Bonaventura, in sorgfältiger Typographie gedruckt auf gutem Papier. - Rückentitel von Band III u. IV err. 'in II librum'. - Der Kirchenlehrer u. Heilige Bonaventura OFM (Bagnorea b. Viterbo 1229-1274 Lyon), Zeitgenosse des hl. Franziskus von Assisi und Kardinal von Albano "war ein heiliger Ordensmann, ein kluger Oberer, ein gefeierter Prediger, neben Thomas von Aquin der grösste Theologe der Scholastik und der 'Fürst unter allen Mystikern' (Leo XIII). Seine zahlreichen Werke sind öfters gedruckt (kritische Ausgabe, 10 Bände, Quaracchi 1882 bis 1902). Sein Kommentar zu den Sentenzen des Lombarden (besonders zum 3. Buche) ist eine 'theologische Leistung ersten Ranges', an Fülle und Tiefe der Gedanken sowie an Wärme der Darstellung von niemand übertroffen (Bd. 1-4 der genannten Ausgabe)" (etc.; L. Lemmens, in: M. Buchberger, Hsg., Lex. f. Theol. u. Kirche, 2, 1931, sp. 447). - "Der bedeutendste Schüler des Alexander Halensis und die hervorragendste Persönlichkeit der älteren Franziskanerschule war Johannes Fidanza, [..] von dem Stifter des Franziskanerordens [..] Bonaventura zubenannt. [..] Wie die Viktoriner, ist Bonaventura Scholastiker und Mystiker zugleich, was auch deutlich in der Eigenart seiner Schriften zum Ausdruck kommt. Als Freund der scholastischen Methode und durchdrungen von dem Streben nach umfassender theologischer Systematik erweist er sich in seiner bedeutsamsten schriftstellerischen Leistung, die nach dem Vorbild des Wilhelm von Auxerre und insbesondere seines Lehrers Alexander Halensis in der Form des Sentenzenkommentars gehalten ist, nämlich in den umfangreichen Commentarii in quatuor libros sententiarum Petri Lombardi, die [..] die ersten vier Bände der Ausgabe von Quaracchi füllen. [..] Bonaventura ist und will nichts anderes sein als ein Vertreter der alten Schule im Sinne Augustins und des Alexander Halensis [..]. Neuerungen liegen ihm fern. Diesen konservativen Standpunkt hat er selbst klar in seinem Sentenzenkommentar gezeichnet (in Sent. II, praeloc., II. 1 ff.) [..]. Indessen wollte er sich dem Einfluss des mächtig vordringenden Aristotelismus nicht entschlagen. Er kennt die aristotelischen Schriften und Lehren sehr wohl und verwertet sie reichlich. Aristoteles ist für ihn eine Autorität, die er unmittelbar neben Augustin stellt. Trotzdem hält er sich aber nach der Weise der Früheren in vielen über die blosse Dialektik hinausgehenden Fragen vorzüglich an Plato [..]. Wenn manche Autoren, darunter auch die Franziskaner von Quaracchi [..] bemüht waren, auf dem Gebiete der Erkenntnislehre den Unterschied zwischen Augustinus / Bonaventura einerseits und Thomas von Aquin anderseits möglichst klein erscheinen zu lassen oder gänzlich zu verwischen, so ist ein solcher Versuch mit den Quellentexten und mit den historischen Verhältnissen [..] nicht in Einklang zu bringen." (etc.; einlässlich und ausführlich s. Ueberweg 2, 1928, p. 386 f. u. 393). -- Petrus Lombardus (Pietro Lombardo od. Langobardus), geb. bei Novara um 1100-ca. 1160 Paris), auch gen. 'Sentenzenmeister' oder 'Magister'. "Sein Hauptwerk sind die wohl schon vor 1148 begonnenen und um 1150 abgeschlossenen 'Sententiarum libri quatuor' [..]. Sie bieten bei massvoller Anwendung der dialektischen Methode eine systematische, in der Hauptsache positiv gehaltene Zusammenfassung der ganzen Theologie, mit der nach dem Brauch jener Zeit auch eine Reihe philosophischer Fragen eng verknüpft war, regten zu vielen Fragen an, ohne sich selber allzu sehr in Einzelheiten zu verlieren. [..] [.. So] wurden die Sentenzen [I. Gott, II. Schöpfung und Sünde, III. Christologie und Tugendlehre, IV. Sakramente und Eschatologie] doch DAS theologische Handbuch des Mittelalters. [..] Sehr früh wurden dazu Glossen geschrieben [..]; sie wuchsen sich mit dem beginnenden 13. Jahrhundert zu umfangreichen, die Schule beherrschenden Kommentaren aus, welche erst im 16. Jahrhundert durch die Kommentare zur Summa theologigica des hl. Thomas von Aquin verdrängt werden sollten." (A. Landgraf, in: Buchberger, Hsg., 8, 1936, sp. 165-167). - "Die Entwicklung der Sentenzenliteratur knüpft an die Sentenzen der Schule Abaelards an. War schon in der sog. Summa sententiarum der Einfluss Hugos von St. Viktor und Abaelards zusammengelaufen, so vermittelte diese die Einwirkung des grossen Viktoriners an die Sentenzen des Rolandus und Omnebene. Das Schlussglied in dieser Reihe und zugleich der Ausgangspunkt einer neuen Entwicklung sind die Sentenzen des Petrus Lombardus. [..] Petrus Lombardus handelt im ersten Buche von Gott als dem absoluten Gute (qua fruimur), im zweiten von den Kreaturen (quibus utimur), im dritten von der Menschwerdung, von der Erlösung und den Tugenden, im vierten von den sieben Sakramenten als den das Heil vermittelnden Zeichen (signa) und von den letzten Dingen." (etc.; Ueberweg op. cit., p. 274). -- NETTOGEWICHT / Net weight ca. 20 kg

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