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        APELES MESTRES, DIBUJO ORIGINAL 1882 APEL LES MESTRES

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

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        APELES MESTRES, DIBUJO ORIGINAL 1882 APEL.LES MESTRES

      1882 - Apeles Mestres. 1882. Original dibujo a tinta del fantastico artista. 31X31. Ref Tpl [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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

      James R. Osgood, Boston 1882 - The 1892 1st American edition (with the imprint of the Franklin Press on the coyright page). In the Publisher's Deluxe binding (half-morocco over marbled boards). Clean, solid and well-preserved. VG, with light wear at the tips and along the outer hinges. Small abrading to the author spine label and light rubbing to the rear panel. Internally, very clean, with no writing or markings of any kind. Octavo, 411 pgs., 192 illutrations accompanying the text. Housed in a custom-made chemise and box, with gilt-lettered leather spine label. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Original Plat Map of the Sbino Otero Ranch Known as "rancho De Otero and House Lot

      The original plat map of the Sabino Otero Ranch known as Rancho de Otero and House lot located near Tubac, Pima Co. Arizona containing in all 185.70 acres ,confirmation recommended in favor of Sabino Otero, et. al. The map has been preserved in near fine condition, it measure 15" x 19 1/2" and is accompanied by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior Report, 47th Congress, Senate Executive Document, no. 81, January 30, 1882. Designated as "Rancho de Otero and House Lot." Sabino Otero (1846-1914) became known as the "Cattle King of Arizona" and the land upon which he first lived was originally obtained in a land grant to Torrevio de Otero, his great-grandfather in 1789 and confirmed by the Secretary of the Interior in this Plat map on January 30, 1882 (after the Plat map was completed on July 7, 1881). His cattle became increasingly valuable as the U.S. Army needed food during the wars against Geronimo and the Apaches. Besides his extensive work which grew to seven large ranches, he became a mover and shaker in Tucson and was instrumental in found St. Mary's Hospital.

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        The Fixed Period. A Novel

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1882. First edition, with half titles. 2 vols. 8vo. Bound in three quarter blue early twentieth century morocco and blue cloth sides, t.e.g., bookplate of Joseph Spencer Graydon. Spines slightly sunned, else fine. First edition, with half titles. 2 vols. 8vo. Sadleir 62

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        Autograph Letter Signed to [William T. Stead], editor of the Pall Mall Gazette, 1 page 8vo with integral blank, headed paper of Waldemere, Bridgeport, CT, no date.

      - Expressing his intention 'to place the great show (Jumbo included) in London and the Provinces' and asking Stead to send him the relevant copy of the Gazette should he publish 'the enclosed, or any remarks concerning it'. Barnum may have written this letter in the spring of 1882, shortly after he purchased Jumbo from London Zoo for $10,000. The largest elephant then in captivity, he had been one of the zoo's main attractions for over 15 years and the British public were outraged by the sale. On 24 February 1882 the Pall Mall Gazette published 'Mr Barnum's Message to England', which was the telegram sent by Barnum to the editor of the Daily Telegraph in an attempt to assuage 'the anxiety of the English children for the retention of Jumbo in this country': 'Fifty millions of American citizens anxiously awaiting Jumbo's arrival. My forty years' invariable practice of exhibiting best that money could procure makes Jumbo's presence here imperative. Hundred thousand pounds would be no inducement to cancel purchase. In December next I visit Australia . Following summer to London. I shall then exhibit in every prominent city in Great Britain. May afterwards return Jumbo to his old position in Royal Zoological Gardens .'. Jumbo was transported to America in March and never returned to Britain.Stead was to lose his life in the sinking of the Titanic (15 April 1912).

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        La Ilustración Artística. Obra completa (del año 1882 a 1916)

      Montaner y Simón. 1882-1916 Barcelona. 38x28 cm. 35 volumenes. Encuadernación en en tapa dura artesanal, lomo en piel con nervios y dorados. Muy buen estado. (=301417=) Ver imagen

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        Le Lion amoureux. Nouvelle édition. Avec Notice historique et littéraire par Ludovic Halévy

      New edition printed in 500 copies, this one of 50 numbered copies on Japan, deluxe edition containing the reprint of Japan illustrations.The reprint of the figure that adorns the cover is on China.Binding the time of full red morocco, signed Thibaron-Joly, back with five nerves Jansenist, morocco green lining, interior framing formed of multiple threads and small golden jewel in the corners, double marbled paper guards, all edges gilt on witnesses , marbled paper bag lined with red leather.Pretty cartoon illustration by Sahib and engraved on steel by Adrien Nargeot including a figure on the cover, 18 thumbnails head and a small cul-de-lamp.Beautiful copy established in a full morocco binding signed, although the full prospectus (4 pp.), Doubled in binding Thibaron-Joly, in perfect condition. L. Conquet Paris 1882 12x18,5cm relié sous étui

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        Eigenh. Zeugnis mit U. (Entwurf).

      Frankfurt/Main, 20. VI. 1882.. ½ S. Qu.-4to.. Entwurf zu einem Zeugnis für den schottischen Pianisten Francis Gibson: "Herr Francis Gibson aus Edinburg hat während vier Semestern das Dr. Kochsche Conservatorium in Frankfurt a/M besucht, und während dieser Zeit den Klavierunterricht des Hrn. Carl Foelten in der Oberklasse mit sehr gutem Erfolg genossen. Derselbe hat auch die Unterrichtsstunden des Unterzeichneten in Contrapunct und Composition frequentirt, und auch hier Talent gezeigt und gute Fortschritte gemacht. Sein sittliches Benehmen war sehr gut, und es ist niemals eine Klage gegen ihn von irgend einer Seite vor den Vorstand der Anstalt gekommen [...]". - Ausgestrichen.

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        The Horse in Motion

      1882. ILLUSTRATED AFTER ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS BY EADWEARD MUYBRIDGE [HORSES]. The Horse in Motion, as Shown by Instantaneous Photography with a Study on Animal Mechanics, Founded on Anatomy and the Revelations of the Camera, in which is demonstrated the Theory of Quadrupedal Locomotion. By J.D.B. Stillman. Executed and Published under the auspices of Leland Stanford. viii, [9]-127 pp. Illustrated with 107 plates, including 100 lithographs (9 in colour) and 7 collotypes, and 12 line-engravings in the text, mainly after original photographs by Eadweard Muybridge. Large 4to., 304 x 240 mm, bound in original brown publisher's cloth, embossed and gilt to an equestrian motif, t.e.g. Boston: James R. Osgood, 1882. |~||~||~||~| First Edition in the original cloth of this classic work on the horse, produced by Leland Stanford and illustrated with lithographs after original photographs by Muybridge. The Horse in Motion -- the precursor of Muybridge's equally famous work of "Animal Locomotion" -- is one of the key documents in the development of motion pictures. The book is the result of an investigation undertaken in order to settle a wager struck by Governor Leleand Stanford, builder of the Central Pacific Railroad. The photographs were taken by Muybridge via an innovative arrangement of 24 sequential cameras. The results demolished all previous notions regarding the movement of the horse, and proved that trotting horses really do have all four feet off the ground at some point. Stanford won his bet, and Muybridge was launched on a career in which he took photographs of dogs and other animals in action, and then of humans, sitting, walking and running: "photographs that were almost as influencial to the artistic world as these equine sequences" (John Fairley, Racing in Art, 1940, pp. 116-118). Title page with a little foxing, light rubbing to back board, foot of spine with some wear, otherwise a clean, sound copy. Mellon Collection no. 222 (with two reproductions). Gernsheim, p. 437. See also Eadweard Muybridge: The Stanford Years (1872-1882) p. 80 and passim.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Wiesbaden, 21. VI. 1882.. 1 S. 4to.. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten mit der Mitteilung, "daß über die Frage, ob die Ausstellung der Carne pura Gesellschaft überhaupt zu praemiiren sei, eine lange Debatte stattgefunden hat, die Jury-Mitglieder bei der Abstimmung sich dahin entschieden, daß nur die silberne Medaille der Gesellschaft zu Theil werden könne. Es unterliegt wohl keinem Zweifel, daß das Fleischpulver und die damit bereiteten Nahrungsmittel eine Zukunft haben werden, sobald die Garantie geboten ist, daß nur Fleisch gesunder und frisch geschlachteter Thiere zur Fabrikation des Fleischpulvers verwendet wird. Da die Carne pura nun aber in Südamerika (Buenos Aires) aus Büffelfleisch bereitet wird, so fehlt die Garantie, daß nicht etwa kranke oder abgestandene Thiere dazu verwendet werden, ja es wird sogar behauptet, daß dieses regelmäßig geschehe. Die von der Gesellschaft ausgestellten Präparate hatten zum Theil einen widrigen Geschmack und wurden nicht gerne gekostet [...]". - Bernhard von Langenbeck bildete zusammen mit dem Physiologen Johannes Müller und dem Internisten Lukas Schönlein "jenes Dreigestirn, das in der Mitte des 19.Jh. auf dem Boden der konsequent naturwissenschaftlichen Medizin den Weltruf der Berliner Medizinischen Fakultät begründete [...] Mehr als zwei Dutzend Operationsmethoden und -instrumente tragen bis heute seinen Namen, ebenso wie die von ihm und seinen Schülern Theodor Billroth und Ernst Julius Gurlt 1860 begründete Zeitschrift 'Archiv für klinische Chirurgie' (seit 1947 'Langenbecks Archiv...'). Auf operativem Gebiet lagen seine Schwerpunkte in der plastischen Chirurgie des Gesichts (Gaumenspalte, Rhinoplastik) und der Chirurgie der Knochen und Gelenke. Insbesondere ist die subperiostale Gelenkresektion mit seinem Namen verbunden, mit der verstümmelnde Amputationen vermieden werden konnten. Im Jahr 1872 konstituierte sich auf Langenbecks Anregung hin die erste chirurgische Fachgesellschaft in Deutschland, die 'Deutsche Gesellschaft für Chirurgie', deren Vorsitz er über 13 Jahre innehatte" (DBE).

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

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

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        Oeuvres de Alphonse Daudet - Contes du Lundi [Dedicace de l'auteur]

      Paris: Alphonse Lemerre. The beautiful binding a little shaky with the hinges starting to separate. SIGNED and Inscribed by Alphonse Daudet.. Paris, Alphonse Lemerre, 1882. 12°. 365 pages. Hardcover. Red Maroquin. The beautiful binding a little shaky with the hinges starting to separate. SIGNED and Inscribed by Alphonse Daudet.

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        The Divine Comedy: Purgatory, Paradise and the Inferno, 2vols

      Philadelphia: Henry Altemus, 1882. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Possibly the most perfect example of 19th c. publishing excellence, poetic literary elegance and artistic imaginary vision. Two volumes complete, 12" x 10", detailed and intricate colour design covers with Gustave Dore full page illustrations throughout, minor wear and puckering to front cover of the Inferno as well as some staining to lower rear but quite lovely overall both books, 328pps, 163pps, internally very clean, translated by Henry F. Cary considered the dean of the 19th c. Dante translators, this is the Altemus Edition, possibly the finest . Date is a guess. Sold as a lot..

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        Le Vatican et la basilique de Saint-Pierre de Rome

      Paris, A. Morel, 1882-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 2 volume set. Atlas Folios, 66 cm. Huge and heavy. Contemporary 1/2 Moroccan leather bindings over brown boards. Gilt ruled, 5 raised bands. Gilt stamping down spine. Minor rubbing. Binding solid. Profusely illustrated with architectural plans, paintings, etc. 264 plates; 24 chromolithographs. Plates bound by section. "Gravures executees sous la direction de m. Cl. Sauvageot ... Chromolithographies executees sous la direction de m. Pierre Chabat. ... Heliogravures de m.P. Dujardin. Impressions en taille douce, mm. Lamoureux et Taneur; impressions typographiques m.G. Chamerot; impressions en chromolithographie, mm. Lemercier et cie." Contents: Cirque de Caïus Caligula et de Neron. Ancienne Basilique de Saint-Pierre. Projets divers pour la Basilique de Saint-Pierre. Basilique de Saint-Pierre -- Cour des Loges. Chambres de Raphael. Palais Pontifical -- Villa Pia. Muse Pio Clementino. Musee Chiaramonti. Place Saint-Pierre. Ensemble des batiments. Cour du Belvedere. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US.

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        Die Kriegführung unter Benutzung der Eisenbahnen und der Kampf um Eisenbahnen; XII + 608 Seiten mit 9 Textfiguren und 5 ausfaltbaren Plänen (komplett) Halbleinenband der Zeit mit marmorierten Deckeln (22x14cm) Brockhaus Leipzig 1882

      - (Zweite, nach den Erfahrungen der neuesten Kriege vollständig neu bearbeitete Auflage) Hugo Libert Westphalen war Königlich Preussischer Hauptmann und Compagniechef unter dem Preussischen Generalstabschef Helmuth von Moltke (1800-1891). Dieser schrieb in seinem Memorandum vom April 1866 über die Wichtigkeit des Truppentransports ins Kampfgebiet per Eisenbahn. Da die Preussen den Österreichern u. deren deutschen Verbündeten zahlenmässig unterlegen waren, hoffte er diesen Nachteil durch effiziente Nutzung der Eisenbahn wett zu machen, die schneller mehr Soldaten an die Front brachte. So geschah es zwei Monate später, als der Krieg ausbrach.

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        LABOR AND PORCELAIN IN JAPAN. Together with: POTTERY AND PORCELAIN INDUSTRIES OF JAPAN. By the U.S. Consul-General.

      WITH ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS OF MEIJI EMPEROR & EMPRESS Yokohama 1882, - Japan Gazette. Half leather over marbledboards, 11 hand-colored albumen photos, 59+10p. The author'ssigned & dated copy. AN EXTREMELY RARE WORK Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Märchen-Strauß für Kind und Haus. Mit Bildern von V. P. Mohn.

      Stilke, Berlin - ( Ohne Erscheinungsjahr - 1882 erschienen ) 48 Seiten mit teils getönten, meist aber blattgroßen Chromolithographien sowie 3 doppelblattgroßen chromolithographierter Tafeln, chromolithographierter Ohln, 4° ( 30,5 x 23 cm ). Inhalt: Rotkäppchen, Dornröschen, Schneewittchen, Aschenbrödel, Der gestiefelte Kater, Brüderchen und Schwesterchen, Der Däumling, Die sieben Raben, Marienkind, Die Sterntaler. Einband berieben, etwas fleckig, Ecken und Kanten stärker bestoßen ( untere Einbandecken sehr stark bestoßen und etwas beschädigt), Bindung defekt, Buchblock stärker gelockert. Innen einige Seiten lose, einige Seiten zum Falz hin verstärkt, Seiten teils etwas fleckig oder fingerfleckig, einige Seiten mit Randläsionen, 2 chromolithographierte Doppelseiten zum Falz hin etwas beschädigt. Insgesamt aber innen von recht guter Erhaltung. - selten - ( Gewicht 700 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History of the County Palatine and City of Chester Compiled from Original Evidences in Public Offices, The Harleian and Cottonian Mss., Parochial Registers, Private Muniments,,.[ THREE VOLUME SET * FABULOUS BINDING * LARGE PAPER EDITION.]

      A. Maxwell., LONDON 1882 - ., Unpublished Ms. Collections of Successive Cheshire Antiquaries, and a Personal Survey of Every Township in the County. Second Edition. Three Fabulous Contemporary Bound Volumes,LARGE FOLIO [19" x 14" x 4"] Complete Set. Bound FULL BLUE MOROCCO WITH FINE GILT DESIGNS, broad Gilt inside dentelles, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, fine armorial bookplate, ticket of George Gregory, Bookseller to H.M. Queen Victoria, 5, Argyll St., Bath. on front paste-down. Complete with Seventy-Five Plates, Maps and Plans, [ some coloured] and many Family Coat of Arms in text as called for. [light spotting]. T.E.Gilt, uncut. SUPERB SET.

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        The Merv Oasis. Travels And Adventures East Of The Caspian During The Years 1879-80-81 Including Five Months' Residence Among The Tekkes Of Merv.

      Smith, Elder & Co., London 1882 - Two substantial octavo volumes in the original brown pebbled cloth. The top edges are a little marked - an excellent set. xx, 502; xiv, (ii), 500pp. Complete with portrait maps and facsimiles, including a large folding map in pocket at end of Volume 2. O'Donovan (1844-1883) was a journalist whose short life was spent in pursuit of adventure. He joined the Foreign Legion after Sedan, was wounded and interned and sent home despatches to newspapers in Dublin and London. He followed the Carlist risings in Spain and the rebellion against Turkish rule in Bosnia and Herzegovina and covered the Russo-Turkish war for the Daily News. In 1879, refused permission by General Skobeleff to accompany the Russian army, he made the dash to Merv alone, in order to send first-hand reports back to London. He was mistaken for a Russian spy and held captive by the Tekke Turcomen for five months - every day in fear of being executed. It was during this captivity that he wrote this account. He pleaded with the British Minister at Teheran and his newspaper in London to help secure his release but it was only by his own courage and guile that he finally escaped. In 1883, O'Donovan was killed in the Sudan campaign. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Tombeau de Couperin Prélude – Forlaine – Menuet – Rigaudon Suite d'Orchestre... Partition d'Orchestre. . . Prix net 20 fr. [Study score]. With a signed inscription from Ravel to Jean-Aubry

      Paris: A. Durand & Fils... Durand & Cie [D. & F. 10,398 and -9794]. [c1919]. Octavo. Three-quarter dark ivory cloth with decorative floral boards, spine with brown morocco label with titling gilt, original publisher's light green wrappers bound in. 1f. (blank), [i] (title), [i] (copyright notice), 56 pp., 1f. (blank). Plate numbers to occasional pages only. With an autograph inscription signed "Maurice Ravel" to music critic [Georges] Jean-Aubry (1882-1949) dated London, April 26, [19]24 to upper outer corner of title. Binding slightly bumped and soiled; cloth to upper very slightly rippled; upper joint tender. Slightly worn and browned; first blank leaf detached. . Ravel composed Le Tombeau de Couperin, a suite for solo piano, between 1914 and 1917. Each of the six movements, which are based on those of a traditional Baroque suite, is dedicated to the memory of a friend who had died in the first World War. In 1919, Ravel orchestrated four movements of the work: Prélude, Forlane, Menuet, and Rigaudon. The orchestral version was first performed in Paris by the Pasdeloup Orchestra, under the direction of Rhené-Baton, on February 28, 1920. Noted music critic Georges Jean Aubry (1882-1949) "belonged to a circle of avant-garde musicians and littérateurs and was a frequent contributer to periodicals. Encouraged by his 20-year friendship with Debussy, he wrote enthusiastically in support of contemporary French composers, noting similarities between their music and that of the 18th century (Couperin, Rameau). He wrote perceptively in praise of Spanish composers (Falla, Granados, Albéniz), but rejected German Romanticism as expressed in the works of Wagner and Strauss." Grove Music Online.

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        Report and Proceedings of the Belfast Natural History and Philosophical Society Sessions 1880-1940 (9 volumes)

      Alexander Mayne; The Northern Whig. For the Society, Belfast 1882 - 9 volumes of proceedings and reports in uniform cloth. Ex-library with the stamp of the Royal Society of Edinburgh to the front pastedown and title page of each volume. 1880-87; 1887-92; 1892-98; 1898-1905; 1905-15; 1915-20; 1920-26; 1926-35; 1935-40. The final volume is in larger format(small quarto - 10.25" tall). Gilt titles and Royal Society of Edinburgh crest to spines. Red speckled edges. Later volumes especially are illustrated with b&w drawings, photos, maps and plans(many fold-out). Scientific, historical, philosophical and archaeological essays and reports. Very good consition. 3 of the volumes have small nicks to top of spine. Heavy set so extra postage may be needed. Pleaser contact us if you have any questions. Size: 8" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Alfred Tennyson

      London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1882. Contemporary green pebbled morocco. Superb vertical fore-edge painting after the famous painting by Dante Gabriel Rossetti of "The Damsel of Saint Grail." Painting executed by Martin Frost with his monogram and authentification ticket tipped into front of book. Rossetti's model was Jane Morris, preeminent Pre-Raphaelite model and wife of William Morris. Some discoloration and pencil annotations, A very rich and stunning painting. Housed in green cloth thumbhole slipcase.

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        The Odd Book of the Nineteenth Century: or, Chivalry in Modern Days, A Personal Record of Reform - Chiefly Land Reform, for the Last Fifty Years

      Greenpoint, New York: Published by the Author, 1882. 1st Edition . Very Good. 5.25 x 7.75 inches (13.5 x 19.5 cm). Brown blind stamped cloth binding, light staining and creasing to spine, light foxing to endpapers, crease to front free endpaper, good solid binding, very clean text throughout. Memoirs of the turbulent political life of Devyr - An Irish Chartist who fled to America in 1840, becoming an important figure in the New York Anti Rent movement and editor of several radical newspapers. Very rare. Hardback. Printed pages: 8vo. xxii, 211, [3] (blank), 220, [33], [2] (facsimile plates)

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        Poems

      Roberts Brothers, Boston 1882 - SIGNED BY WILDE on the title-page: "For Carl from his friend / Oscar Wilde '83". 17.5 cm x 11.5 cm, pp. vii, 230, brown satin cloth, stamped with floral design in squares, gilt title to spine, top edge gilt, floral endpapers. Invisible repair to head & tail of spine, repair to paper over hinge. A very nice, collectible copy of Wilde's first book, originally published in London 1881. Size: 12 Mo. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Kleine Leute in großer Zeit. Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte von 1866". Eigenh. Manuskript mit Namenszug im Titel.

      O. O., [1882]. - 20 num. Bll. und ein halbes Bl. Einschub. 4to. Druckvorlage für das 1882 in der "Neuen Freien Presse" erschienene Feuilleton (Nr. 6323+6234 v.4. bzw. 5. IV. 1882), hier als Ausschnitt beiliegend. - Braun gehörte von 1849 bis 1851 der Ständeversammlung und danach bis 1866 der zweiten Kammer des Landtages vom Herzogtum Nassau an. Zwischen 1858 und 1863 war er Präsident des Parlaments. Er war ein führendes Mitglied der Nassauischen Volkspartei. Im Jahr 1862 schloss er sich dem deutschen Nationalverein an. Wichtig war seine Rolle im Volkswirtschaftlichen Kongress, dessen Tagungspräsident er ein Jahr nach der Gründung 1858 bis zur letzten Tagung im Jahre 1880 war. Nach der Annexion Nassaus 1866 gehörte Braun von 1867 bis 1879 dem preußischen Abgeordnetenhaus an. Außerdem war er Mitglied des Norddeutschen Reichstages und von 1871 bis 1887 des Deutschen Reichstages. Er gehörte dort als einer der Führer den Fraktionen der Nationalliberalen Partei an. In der Partei selber saß Braun von 1867 bis 1878 im Vorstand. Die Partei verließ er 1880 wegen der Zustimmung zu Bismarcks Schutzzollpolitik. Er gehörte von da an den Sezessionisten, deren prominenteste Mitglieder Ludwig Bamberger und Eugen Richter waren, an. 1873 übernahm Braun die Herausgabe der Spenerschen Zeitung zu Berlin, die jedoch schon 1874 einging. Darüber hinaus war Braun Direktor des Vereins für Nassauische Altertumskunde und Geschichtsforschung. Außerdem veröffentlichte er volkswirtschaftliche und staatsrechtliche Schriften.

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        Three in Norway by two of them. With map and fifty-nine illustrations on wood from sketches by the authors.

      1. utg. London, Longmans, Green, and Co, 1882. XV + (1) + 341 s. 8 plansjer. Illustrert med tresnitt i teksten. Foldet kart. Orig. dekorert helsjirtingbd. Ryggen sprukket ved ytre bakre fals. Litt slitasje ved kapitéler. Noen bruksspor.. Schiötz 588 * . Ded. fra "The Third " (Charles Kennedy) på smusstbl

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        Aunt Louisa's London Favourite. Comprising: Alphabet of Animals, Childhood's Playtime, Our Boys and Girls, A Apple Pie Erste Ausgabe

      London, Frederikck Warne, o.J. keline Widmung von 1882. unpaginiert, with twenty-four Pages of Illustrations, printed in colours 4°, Leinen, goldgeprägter Rücken und Buchdeckel, dreiseitiger Goldschnitt. Einband leicht berieben, Ecken etwas stärker bestoßen, Seiten teilweise finger- und stockfleckig, Gelenk vor Our Girls and Boys am Falz gerissen, sonst sehr gut erhalten, schönes Exemplar. Vorsätze scheinen erneuert zu sein

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        Parsifal: Scenische Bilder nach den Fur die Bayreuther Auffuhrung

      Leipzig: Verlag von Edwin Schloemp, n.d. (1882-1883). Very good antiquarian condition. Joukovsky, Paul von. Oblong Folio (30 x 40 cm). COMPLETE SUITE: 1 f. (letterpress title-page / verso blank). 1 f. ("Vorwort zur ersten und zweiten Auflage" / on verso: "Inhalt"), and 9 heliogravure plates ("neun Lichtdrucke") of scenes and costume designs from Wagner's great opera, printed by Naumann & Schroeder, Leipzig, and mounted on thick card (foxing throughout as is true in all copies examined by us). Preserved in the original publisher's brown cloth portfolio manufactured by Wilh. Schaffel, "Dampfbuchbinder, Leipzig" (ticket inside front cover), worn along inner folds. The scarce folio edition, the only one authorized by Wagner himself, which on account of its large size is preferred to the small octavo edition. This is the single most important record of the first performances of Wagner's "Parsifal." The complete suites of original scenic designs and costume designs by Paul von Joukowsky; the portfolio was issued almost immediately after the famous opening occurred in July, 1882; the designs illustrate precisely how Wagner and his designer envisioned the entire opera, and how their designs were realized onstage for the first and subsequent performances. The plates were executed in heliography after original drawings by set designer Paul von Joukowsky (a.k.a. Joukovsky), who designed all of the costumes and four of the five sets for "Parsifal." Construction of the actual sets was accomplished by the brothers Max and Gotthold Bruckner, of the Coburg Court Theater, after Joukowsky's designs. Joukowsky (1845-1912), a Russian / German aristocrat and "aesthete," is considered to have been among Richard and Cosima Wagner's closest friends. Joukowsky was introduced to the Wagners at the Villa d'Angri in 1880 and accompanied them on their visits to Ravello and Siena; it is a little-known fact that the opera's Klingsor garden was modeled after the lush garden at the Hotel Caruso, in Ravello, where they all vacationed together. Joukowski openly acknowledged himself as a homosexual, and was a special friend of Henry James. "Parsifal" remains Joukowsky's best-known work, and it continues to inspire modern scenic-designers, scholars, and admirers of Wagner's music everywhere. "A key to the [scenic] design and to the significance of Parsifal is transformation. The outer acts move from the open air to the innards of a duomo; the middle act from a sorcerer?'s turret to a garden of excess, then to blank ruination. Wagner allows his transformations to carry his most oblique and notorious utterance in the drama: as Parsifal and Gurnemanz progress in Act I from the clearing to the Hall of the Grail, the gentle guardian tells the bright upstart, "You see, my son, here time becomes space." It was twenty years before Einstein figured that one out" (SOURCE: BBC Music Magazine, September 2003). LITERATURE: William Apthorp, "Wagner and Scenic Art" (1887) with 4 reproductions of the Joukowsky's designs. See also Kerstin Stutterheim's "Okkulte Weltvorstellungen im Hintergrund dokumentarischer Filme des Dritten Reiches," illustrating the ninth plate.

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        ONE OF CLEOPATRA'S NIGHTS AND OTHER FANTASTIC ROMANCES. By Theophile Gautier. Translated by Lafcadio Hearn.

      New York 1882, - Worthington. FIRST EDITION, FIRST STATE. Redcloth, nice bright copy, teg., 321p. Publisher's name in ca-pitals on spine. The most desirable FIRST EDITION. R A R E Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Le Tombeau de Couperin Prélude – Forlaine – Menuet – Rigaudon Suite d'Orchestre... Partition d'Orchestre. . . Prix net 20 fr. [Study score]. With a signed inscription from Ravel to Jean-Aubry

      Paris: A. Durand & Fils... Durand & Cie [D. & F. 10,398 and -9794]. [c1919]. Octavo. Three-quarter dark ivory cloth with decorative floral boards, spine with brown morocco label with titling gilt, original publisher's light green wrappers bound in. 1f. (blank), [i] (title), [i] (copyright notice), 56 pp., 1f. (blank). Plate numbers to occasional pages only. With an autograph inscription signed "Maurice Ravel" to music critic [Georges] Jean-Aubry (1882-1949) dated London, April 26, [19]24 to upper outer corner of title. Binding slightly bumped and soiled; cloth to upper very slightly rippled; upper joint tender. Slightly worn and browned; first blank leaf detached. . Ravel composed Le Tombeau de Couperin, a suite for solo piano, between 1914 and 1917. Each of the six movements, which are based on those of a traditional Baroque suite, is dedicated to the memory of a friend who had died in the first World War. In 1919, Ravel orchestrated four movements of the work: Prélude, Forlane, Menuet, and Rigaudon. The orchestral version was first performed in Paris by the Pasdeloup Orchestra, under the direction of Rhené-Baton, on February 28, 1920. Noted music critic Georges Jean Aubry (1882-1949) "belonged to a circle of avant-garde musicians and littérateurs and was a frequent contributer to periodicals. Encouraged by his 20-year friendship with Debussy, he wrote enthusiastically in support of contemporary French composers, noting similarities between their music and that of the 18th century (Couperin, Rameau). He wrote perceptively in praise of Spanish composers (Falla, Granados, Albéniz), but rejected German Romanticism as expressed in the works of Wagner and Strauss." Grove Music Online.

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        The Horse in Motion

      Boston: James R. Osgood and Company,, 1882. as Shown by Instantaneous Photography. With a Study on Animal Mechanics Founded on Anatomy and the Revelations of the Camera. In Which is Demonstrated the Theory of Quadrupedal Locomotion. Executed and Published Under the Auspices of Leland Stanford. Quarto. Original brown cloth, titles to front cover and spine gilt, illustrations blocked in gilt and black, brown coated endpapers, top edge gilt. Frontispiece and 104 plates with tissue guards. Figures in the text. Boston binder's ticket to front pastedown. Light rubbing to ends and corners, some minor marks to cloth, some spotting to a few early and late leaves but on the whole internally clean, photographic frontispiece with two small closed tears to fore-edge. A smart copy in very good condition. First edition, first impression. Muybridge's groundbreaking work on the locomotion of horses using a series of still photographs. Muybridge was hired by race-horse owner Leland Stanford to settle the public debate over whether all of a horse's hooves left the ground at the same time during a gallop. Muybridge arranged cameras down a length of track, rigged to take still images as the horse passed, and the experiments were successful, proving that horses briefly raised all four feet while running. The two fell out however, when Stanford published the results as The Horse in Motion without crediting Muybridge, who later sued unsuccessfully. Muybridge's work, however was a significant leap in the study of locomotion, and he continued his efforts by photographing the movements of humans and other animals. The zoopraxiscope, which he invented to display the images in sequence, inspired the first motion picture systems.

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        SHEFFIELD CAR COMPANY PHOTOGRAPHIC CATALOGUE.

      Fairbanks, Morse & Co., Sheffield Car Company, (n d), Three Rivers, MI: - 73 linen-backed silver gelatin photos, roughly size 7.25" x 9.5". Most images with product and negative numbers in corner or lower fore-edge of images, some with explanatory text, with first 52 images numbered in pencil on back, many of remaining similarly dated on the verso. This scarce factory photo album records the trolleys, gasoline powered railway motor cars, railway inspection cars and engines for the Sheffield Car Company. Sheffield began as the Sheffield Velocipede Car Company in 1882, and was based on the patents of George S. Sheffield, and the company quickly began building velocipedes, railway inspection cars, and other types of railway maintenance vehicles. In 1893, Fairbanks, Morse began acquiring the company and patented a two-cycle gasoline engine revolutionizing railway inspection equipment, and maintenance equipment, as well as motorized trolleys, and passenger cars. This catalogue begins with an image of a deluxe No. 16 Type C Inspection Motor Car which could seat nine people, reached speeds of 35 mph, and actually had a hardtop, windscreen and cowcarcher. There are a number of fine photos of the No. 24 Motor Car Trolley -- this one was sold to the Sanford Traction Company which began regular service in Sanford, Florida in April 1909 -- illustrating the exterior, interiors, 4 cycle engine, transmission, and chassis. There are also pictures of the motor cars, engines, axels, chassis, transmissions, and more for a different version of the No. 16 with a soft hardtop; a deluxe four-seater motor car, No. 14; No. 32 which was equipped with a kerosene or gasoline, two-cylinder, two-cycle, air- cooled engine which drove the wheels direct through the rear axle; the No. 33 which was a larger version, the No. 26, sides, top & bottom; the No. 12 a gasoline-powered hand-car, and more. The Sheffield 42 was a deluxe inspection car for moving men and tools, and could even tow a trailer as well; the Sheffield 40 was a big powerful car that could carry a bridge, or construction crew with material; the Sheffield 41 was a light and economical car for use by maintainers and supervisors, with 2-cylinder, 2- cycle engine. There are several factory photos showing the Assembly Department, Foundry, Blacksmith Shop, Machine Shop, Pattern Storage Building, Offices, and even the 1/2 mile circular test track. Fairbanks- Morse continued operating the plant into the 1950s, but the factory was eventually sold off and demolished. See: Solomon, Railway Maintenance Equipment, pp. 102-105; Howson, Maintenance of Way Cyclopedia, pp. 685- 686; Sheffield Velocipede Car Company, Builders of Wooden Railway Cars; Mille, A Chronology of the development of the city of Sanford, FL (1975), p. 40. No institutional holdings located on OCLC. Rare. Moderate wear (rubbing and some chipping to binder), some fraying to photograph edges (as they are linen-backed), but still sharp images. Some minor creasing and light soiling. Withal, an About VG example. Flexible burgundy calf-post binder, with brass screw posts at gutter margin, front cover with renewed gilt lettering and red front/rear pastedowns. Oblong format: 8" x 11". Ca. 1910 - July 1920. 73 linen-back photographic leaves. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HISTORY OF PRESTON COUNTY (WEST VIRGINIA)

      The Journal Printing House., Kingwood, W. VA 1882 - B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Xv, [1], 529 pages; Complete with 16 plates and illustrations, as called for. Leather binding, marbled endpapers, binding tight. SCARCE with a SCARCE Early Western signature. LIghtly penciled signature of Hon. John Jones on the plate for Hon. John P. Jones p247. Lacks backstrip, front cover detached. "Chinese immigration. Speech of Hon. John P. Jones, of Nevada, in the Senate of the United States . March 9, 1882." ; Signed by Notable Personage, Related; 0 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Liste Annuelle des Yachts Francais, Belges, Espagnols, Italiens, Portugais, etc. publiée par MM. R. Vuillaume & B. Clerc. premiere année: 1882-1883

      Paris aux Bureau du 'Yacht' 1882 - small oblong 8vo [12x16cm]. 221 pages + 52 pages of adverts, 9 colour plates of yacht club burgees and 3 colour plates of signal flags. good clean condition hardback in the original decorative green cloth, a bit worn and soiled at the edges. stitching weakening in places, but still firm. the very scarce first edition of the French yacht register [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Cram's Unrivaled Family Atlas of the World

      Chicago.: Henry S. Stebbins.. Copyright 1882.. Color maps both hand colored and printed, black and white illustrations, decorative endpapers, 122pp, 14 x 12 inches, decorative gilt lettered cloth covered boards (hardbound). Front cover detached, rear hinge starting to split but still attached, covers soiled and rubbed exposing edges of boards, front free endpaper loose, slight insect damage to right margin of title page, short tear to lower left edge of first few pages, toning to Table of Contents page from newspaper article adhered to verso of title page, occasional soiling to outer margins of some pages (not affecting image areas). There is a tear to the lower centrefold of two maps: Alabama etc and the map of Dakota and Manitoba. Overall, a well preserved copy of a scarce volume. This is an interesting transitional atlas from the heyday of the atlas with handcolored plates to the printed color atlas. The maps appear to have been printed with the wax engraved process, with the resulting loss of clarity compared to the engraved atlases of the earlier nineteenth century, but the handcolored maps of the states are decorative and detailed. These, each with decorative oval cartouche title, are titled "New Railroad and County Map..." of: New York; Pennsylvannia, New Jersey, Delaware & Maryland; Virginia & West Virginia; North Carolina; Alabama, Georgia, Sth. Carolina & Northern Florida; Arkansas, Louisiana & Mississippi (interestingly there is a single page printed color map of Florida on the verso of this double page map); Indian Territory and Northern Part of Texas; Southern Part of Texs (sic) with inset of Western Part of Texas; Kentucky & Tennessee; Michigan & Wisconsin; Missouri; Kansas; Nebraska; Colorado; Minnesota; Dakota and Manitoba; Wyoming; Montana and Northern Idaho; Utah; Southern Part of Idaho; Oregon and Washington Territory; New Mexico; Northern California and Nevada; Alaska; Southern California and Arizona. Other maps are printed color. All double page maps are tipped in; most of the maps are double sided. There are also illustrations of Flags of All Nations, Animal and Vegetable Life of the Different Zones, Races of Man, a map of the Solar System, statistics on Comparative Wealth of States, Population & Area information, plus portraits of U.S. Presidents. .

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        Expedition nach den Seeen (!) von Central-Afrika in den Jahren 1878 bis 1880, im Auftrage der Königlichen Brittischen (!) Geographischen Gesellschaft. 2 Theile in einem Bande.

      . Einzige, autorisirte (!) deutsche Ausgabe, aus dem Englischen, mit zwei Landkarten in Farbendruck, Jena, Hermann Costenoble, 1882, XI, 239 Seiten und (1 Blatt), 248 Seiten, 22,5x15, Halblederband mit Rückentitel, Kanten beschabt, Nr. auf Einbandinnenseite und Vortitel, kleine Vermerke und 2 Stempel auf Titel, ("Centralbibliothek der K. Württ. Verkehrsanstalten" und "OPD Stuttgart"), sonst nur geringe Gebrauchs- und Alterungsspuren,.

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        The Road to the Derby

      1882. first edition. A Great Cruikshank Rarity[CRUIKSHANK, George, illustrator]. The Road to the Derby. [London: Raphael Tuck & Sons, 1882].Six die-stamped chromolithographed panels. Each panel cut out and raised and with "Painted by George Cruikshank" (printed on banner). The panels measure approximately 3 7/16 x 12 1/8 inches (88 x 314 mm.) The six panels mounted onto white board within a single gilt line border, in two frames (each with three panels). The frames each measure 19 3/4 x 19 inches; 503 x 482 mm. A wonderful Cruikshank rarity from the remarkable collection of David Borowitz.The six panels are captioned: ?"The Road to the Derby: The Start,?" with vignettes captioned: ?"Badly Paired,?" ?"A Hansome Solitary,?" ?"Weight Carrier,?" ?"A Young Spark,?" ?"Dignity and Impudence,?" and ?"High Steppers;?" ?"The Road to the Derby: Clapham Common,?" with vignettes captioned: ?"Kerrect Kard,?" ?"?'Arry and Enery,?" ?"A Swell Turnout,?" ?"Buttonholes,?" ?"Vegetables,?" ?"Ebony Bros.,?" ?"Catherine Wheel,?" ?"Publicans and Sinners,?" ?"Very Splash,?" and ?"Pushing Vendors;?" ?"The Road to the Derby: Halt for Refreshments,?" with vignettes captioned: ?"Off Change,?" ?"Full Inside and Out,?" ?"Fortune Fixing,?" ?"Belgravia,?" ?"A Scratch Team,?" ?"Laying the Dust,?" ?"A Day?'s Outing and the Shop?'s Shut,?" and ?"?'Yer ?'Elth My Lord;?" "Derby Day : On the Course," with vignettes captioned: ?"6 to 4 on the Field,?" ?"Gipsy Merchants,?" ?"Wonderful,?" ?"Shop Shut for the Day,?" "Luncheon", ?"Heavy,?" ?"Light,?" ?"Sparkling,?" ?"Dark but Not Dreary,?" ?"Walking over the Course,?" ?"Eloquence, Peas in Season,?" ?"The Dog?'s Lunch Time,?" ?"Sticks,?" and ?"Birds of a Feather;?" ?"Derby Day: The Race," with vignettes captioned: ?"Gloves etc.,?" ?"The Favourite WIns,?" ?"Tightly Wedged,?" ?"More Gloves,?" ?"Hangers On,?" ?"Straight from the Shoulder,?" ?"A Very Reserved Seat,?" ?"Phiz,?" and ?"A Welsher;?" and ?"Derby Day: The Return,?" with vignettes captioned: ?"Book Makers,?" ?"The Army Drinks,?" ?"Hang the Expense,?" ?"Young Ally Sloper,?" ?"Arabs not from the East,?" ?"The Oldest Visitor,?" ?"Bad Eggs,?" ?"Music Hath Charms etc.,?" ?"Weel?' and ?'Woe?',?" and ?"Ladies in Waiting.?"From the renowned George Cruikshank collection of Albert M. Cohn and David & Lulu Borowitz, as described in the 1968 University of Louisville, Kentucky exhibition catalog #79 "The Road to the Derby. Chromolithographs, six strips cut out and raised. Signed: "Painted by George Cruikshank" (printed on strips) n.d. (ca. 1860). Provenance: Albert M. Cohn. This item is not listed in Cohn or Douglas. Cohn made the following pencil note on the folder: "This is quite unknown only one copy located. A.M.C."The original paper backs from the frames are included: each one has a facsimile hand-written label which reads:"The Road to the Derby"/ Painted by: George Cruikshank / Raised Chromolithographs / Set of 2 Rare / Bookplate of Albert Cohn / He writes "This is unknown - / only one located" / Signed A.M.C. / From the Cruikshank collection / of David Borowitz. (#79) / Gifted to Paul & Muriel Francis / Located:- downstairs (ist level) / hallway."

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        Lord Palmerston [Exceedingly Scarce First Issue]

      William Isbister, Ltd., 1882, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, First editionA Very Good, and delicate, copy of the scarce first edition, first printing, first issue of Anthony Trollope's brief biography of the great British Prime Minister, Lord Palmerston. Bound in the Publisher's original thin brown boards, the book is mildly askew, shows darkening to the spine, some wear to the spine ends, and some bumping and light rubbing to the board corners, front hinge cracked, foxing to the front free endpaper and title page). This slim volume is the second in a series of books brought out by Isbister in imitation of Macmillan's much more successful series of monographs on English Men of Letters. Isbister's series was a considerable failure and Sadleir states that, to the best of his knowledge, only 3 titles in the series ever were published, the three being this volume, a volume on Sir Robert Peel by G. Barnett Smith, and one on William Pitt by Lewis Sergeant. Sadleir further states this difficult to find Trollope work is "[v]ery uncommon, as would be expected of a volume in an unsuccessful series launched by an unsuccessful publisher." This first edition was issued in 1882 and was never reprinted. Thereafter, the Publisher bound up and issued to the public his remaining first edition sheets with a title page dated 1883, but without any indication that the work had previously appeared.The book itself is exceedingly scarce and we have seen only this copy and one other (that one being a copy of the second issue dated 1883) in over 35 years of diligently searching for Trollope rarities. A Very Good copy of AN EXCEEDINGLY SCARCE TROLLOPE WORK.

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        Lives of the Queens of England, from the Norman Conquest

      1882. The Best Edition of the ?"Lives of the Queens of England?"STRICKLAND, Agnes. Lives of the Queens of England, from the Norman Conquest. Compiled from Official Records & Other Authentic Documents, Private as well as Public. With Portraits of the Queens. In Eight Volumes. London: George Bell and Sons, 1882.Eight octavo volumes (8 5/8 x 5 5/8 inches; 220 x 143 mm.). Eight engraved frontispieces, eight added vignette title-pages, twenty-nine engraved portraits and various facsimiles of the relevant Queen's signature. General index at end of last volume.Bound by Samuel Tout (stamp-signed on the verso of the front free endpaper) in contemporary three quarter red morocco over marbled boards with double gilt rules. Spines with five raised bands, richly tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. With the ink signature of Caroline S. Whitney on top blank margin of title-pages. A fine set of the best edition with a portrait of every queen.Agnes Strickland (1796-1874), ?"born in London, was the daughter of a landed family and began her literary career as a poet. Later she turned to fiction with a historical basis for children and eventually to the short biographies for which she is remembered: The Lives of the Queens of England from the Norman Conquest (1840-48) and The Lives of the Queens of Scotland, and English Princesses (1850-59). Agnes Strickland was a popularizer; though her books were popular and very useful to teachers for many years she is hardly read now?" (The Cambridge Guide to English Literature).Victorian binder Samuel Tout worked out of Nassau Street in Soho, London 1868-79. He then partnered with William Coward in a bindery in Whitechapel but in 1880 continued on his own in the same location.

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        The People's Map and Guide of San Francisco. (Map title: The People's Map & Guide of San Francisco California.)

      San Francisco.: H.W. Faust.. 3rd Edition. Map copyright June 1st., 1882. Cover date: 1883.. Color street map, 16 x15 inches on sheet 17 1/2 x 16 1/4 inches, folding to 5 3/4 x 3 inches. Only front cover of thin card wrappers is present (lacks guide and back cover). 1 inch horizontal separation at most fold intersections, otherwise map is clean and bright. A scarce early edition of the map of San Francisco published over a period of many years by H.W. Faust, this copy dated on the map 1882 and on the card cover 1883 (3rd. edition). Lithographed by W.T. Galloway & Co. S.F. Scale 1500 ft. to 1 inch, compiled by P. Spitze, C.E. There is a small black and white inset map at the upper right corner "General View of San Francisco Bay." .

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        The Origin of Species by means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of favoured Races in the Struggle for Life

      London: John Murray, 1882. xxi, 458, folding table. 8vo. HB. Orig. publisher's green cloth, spine gilt. Vg copy; minor spotting to fly-leaf + half-title. Original owner's name to fly-leaf: W.A. Phillips, Merton Coll., Oxford. Walter Alison Phillips (1864-1950), English historian, a specialist in the history of Europe in the 19th century. He was a prolific author, including contributions to the Encyclopædia Britannica, of which for eight years he was chief assistant editor. 6th edition, 24th thousand. This is the fifth printing of this edition, which first appeared in 1872, and is the final definitive text. [Freeman 408 (with 19 titles on verso of title-page)]..

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        The 'Fan Kwae' at Canton before the Treaty Days 1825-1844

      London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1 Paternoster Square, 1882. First edition. Frontispiece photo of portrait of Hoqua by Chimmey and another. 157, [3] pp. 8vo. Original black cloth. Some staining to frontispiece and next plate, else VG. Ostensibly devoted to the history of the foreign factories in mid-nineteenth century Canton: "During the days of Old Canton, the Middle Kingdom deigned to suffer the presence of a small number of 'foreign barbarians' on the banks of the Choo, or Pearl River. Their residences consisted of Factories built expressly for them, and originally destined one for each nationality" (preface). In fact, the book is as much a memoir of Hunter's time in China and recounts his voyage out and studies at the Anglo-Chinese College in Malacca. Hunter's main distinction is, in fact, linguistic: he was "probably the first American to devote himself to the systematic study of the spoken and written Chinese language" (Shavit). Born in Kentucky, William Hunter spent four years apprenticed to the Canton agency of Thomas H. Smith and Sons of New York. He left the firm in 1829 to join Russell and Company, where he eventually became a partner. His commercial activities also extended to part ownership of the Midas, the first American steamship to sail in Chinese waters. In the epilogue, Hunter thanks Robert Benet Forbes, who became the head of Russell and Company in 1840 and later American Vice Consul at Canton. The final page of text bears his annotations. Although widely held in institutions, the book is scarce on the market. Shavit, David; The United States in Asia: A Historical Dictionary (1990) p254

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        THE COMPLETE WORKS IN VERSE AND PROSE OF EDMUND SPENSER (complete 9 vol. set)

      London: [by the author] Printed for Private Circulation Only., 1882. 1882-4. A fine nine volume set of this edition limited to 100 copies - Printed for Private Circulation Only. (The title pages state "in ten volumes" but in the event only 9 volumes were publised). Fine contemporary uniform bindings by Zaehnsdorf, of restrained but elegant half brown morocco with marbled boards and 5 raised bands to the spines, lettered in gilt; bindings very good with a little gentle wear only, spines very slightly faded. All edges marbled to match boards and end-papers. Contents clean and tight; a little foxing more or less confined to the front and rear blanks, otherwise unmarked. A superb set of this rare and desirable edition limited to just 100copies. Provenance: With the attractive bookplate of Claude Goldsmit-Montefiore to most front paste-downs. (Claude Joseph Goldsmid Montefiore (1858 - 1938) was son of Nathaniel Montefiore, and the great nephew of Sir Moses Montefiore. Some identify him as a significant figure in the contexts of modern Jewish religious thought, Jewish-Christian relations, and Anglo-Jewish socio-politics.) Wikipedia. . Limited Edition. Half Leather. Fine. 8vo (14 x 22cm).

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        Two on a Tower

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Rivington and Searle. 1882, 1882. First Edition. 3 Volumes. 8vo. Attractively bound (circa 1920s) in full blue calf by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, with burgundy title labels and gilt decoration, combed marble endpapers, top edge gilt. The original cloth covers are bound in at the rear and all half-titles are present. A clean and exceptionally handsome set. Tipped into the prelims of volume I is a short ALS from Hardy on Athenaeum notepaper. Housed in a tailor made triple compartment marbled slipcase. 'Two on a Tower' is a a romance story set in the world of Astronomy and was classified by the author as a fantasy.

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        The Afghan Campains 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 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 Material 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 - 2 volumes, in the original cloth l

      Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, London 1882 - Two very substantial quarto volumes bound in the original green cloth with bevelled boards. The Cloth is a ittle rubbed and has a couple of very neat repairs to the head and foot of the Topographical Division; there is a little foxing and the frontispiece of Lord Roberts in the Historical Division is a little frayed at the fore-edge and this volume also has bit of discoloration in the centre of the spine - a very good set one of the key books on the second Anglo-Afghan War. Complete with all maps and the original photographs of the British officers who fell in the war. Extra postal rate will apply. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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