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        Lower Egypt in 4 Sheets... Compiled... from the original French survey by M. Jacotin, from the manuscript of Mahmud Bey and from the most recent information

      [N.p.]: Intelligence Branch War Office, [1882].. Map dimensions 108 x 164 cm, overall 116 x 169.5 cm. A very large folding map of Egypt extending from the Mediterranean coast down to the parallel with the upper stretch of the Gulf of Suez, large inset plans of Cairo and Alexandria to the lower and upper left corners with smaller plans of Port Said, Suez and Ismailia to the right, some original colour indicating the altitudes, dissected into 18 sections and mounted on linen, marbled paper to the folded end sections, Edward Stanford label to one side. Slight toning along the folds, else very good.

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        Brief Description of the Algebra of Relatives.

      [Privately published] [1882], [Baltimore] - [1]-6 pages. Quarto, 9¼" x 11¾". First Edition Offprint (Ketner P00220).The Rare Private Printing of Brief Description of the Algebra of Relatives.The Brief Description of the Algebra of Relatives, was privately printed by Peirce in 1882, but distributed to very few people. That year, while teaching a short course in the logic of relatives at Johns Hopkins University, he heard from his students some details of a course on universal multiple algebra being taught by another mathematician, James Joseph Sylvester. "Peirce was convinced that Sylvester's universal algebra was only a case, or interpretation, of his own logic of relatives, and he decided to write out his system in a way that would demonstrate this relationship. He especially wanted to present his logic of relatives in a manner that would interest Sylvester." Once again, Peirce's lack of hubris and his ever-challenged social skills resulted in just the opposite. Sylvester was offended by this new, short paper and suggested that Peirce withhold publication of it until his own course was at least finished. This made no sense to Peirce who could not understand, as he said in a letter, why Sylvester "seem to be vexed with me." He went on to have the paper printed at his own expense (in a small, but unknown quantity), but checked with Daniel Coit Gilman, the President of Johns Hopkins University, before distributing it and was advised to "keep back the issue." Peirce did so grudgingly, circulating very few copies to close friends (while peevishly noting in his diary "Sylvester is a cad"). Schroeder, for one, did receive a copy, but when attempting to cite the paper years later, had to write to Peirce asking him where the piece had been published (this is not indicated on the copy although it was surely Baltimore). (See Writings of Charles S. Peirce: 1879-1884, Indiana University Press, 1989, pp. lii-liv.) Original privately printed light green cover with some browning and one minor chip to the top center front cover and another to the rear wrapper the lower left corner. Otherwise a fine copy of this piece privately printed by Peirce. ADDITIONAL PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Ueber einen neuen Formbestandtheil des Blutes und dessen Rolle bei der Thrombose und der Blutgerinnung. Untersuchungen (pp.261-332, 1 lith. Tafel mit 14 Fig.).

      - Virch. Arch. path. Anat., 90. - Berlin, Verlag von Georg Reimer, 1882, 8°, (2), IV, 560 pp., 10 lith. plates., Halbledereinband. The first German translation with additions of "Su di nuovo elemento morfologico del sangue dei mammiferi e della sua importanza nella trombosi e nella coagulazione". - Giujo Bizzozero (1846-1901) gave the first blood platelets their name and found that they play a part in blood coagulation. - Further we find in this important volume by Bizzozero, G. & Vassale, G. "Ueber die und die physiologische Regeneration der Drüsenzellen bei den Säugethieren" (pp.155-214). - Garrison & Morton No. 881 (1st. Ital. ed. (1882) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Paris: Charpentier, 1882. Fine. Charpentier, Paris 1882, 12x19cm, relié. - First Edition. Binding to bradel full percaline gray, smooth back with a gold finial, date tail piece as green morocco, old binding. Rare autograph dedication signed by the author to the poet Anatole France. --- 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. Reliure à la bradel en pleine percaline grise, dos lisse orné d'un fleuron doré, date en queue, pièce de titre de maroquin vert, reliure ancienne. Rare envoi autographe signé de Paul Arène au poète Anatole France.

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      Paris: A. Lévy, 1882. Fine. A. Lévy, Paris 1882, 28x37cm, reliure de l'éditeur. - First edition of the French translation printed on laid Publisher's binding "cartonnage" sand, smooth spine embellished with decorative golden Arabists, black and turquoise, first board ornate decorative golden patterns Arabists, black and turquoise, all framed by a set of gold and black nets, guards and contreplats turquoise paper, all edges gilt, Arabist contemporary binding signed A. Lenègre. Alfred Edmund Brehm text & Johannes Dumichen. Illustrated book of 24 watercolors from nature by Charles Werner. Few minor foxing, a tiny hole on the first guard turquoise, discrete restorations on the carton. Nice and rare copy. --- 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 de la traduction française imprimée sur vergé Reliure de l'éditeur en plein cartonnage sable, dos lisse agrémenté de motifs décoratifs arabisants dorés, noirs et turquoise, premier plat richement orné de motifs décoratifs arabisants dorés, noirs et turquoise, le tout encadré d'un jeu de filets dorés et noirs, gardes et contreplats de papier turquoise, toutes tranches dorées, reliure arabisante de l'époque signée de A. Lenègre. Texte de Alfred Edmund Brehm & Johannes Dumichen. Ouvrage illustré de 24 aquarelles d'après nature de Charles Werner. Quelques petites rousseurs sans gravité, un minuscule trou sur la première garde turquoise, discrètes restaurations sur le cartonnage.Agréable et rare exemplaire.

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        La forêt bleue EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Alphonse Lemerre, 1882. Fine. Alphonse Lemerre, Paris 1882, 13x19,5cm, relié. - First Edition, one of the rare copies printed on Holland paper paper (We know of at least two) unknown bibliographies leading copy. Bound in black half morocco with corners, back with five nerves embellished with ornate golden dotted double gilded boxes inlaid with red leather inset, date tail, gilt fillet on covers, covers and spine preserved, golden head on witnesses binding signed Blanchetière. Beautiful autograph of the author (José-Maria de Heredia) "First flute player of the modern ancient times, the teacher friend of Pan and goat-feet, this humble and distant echo of an adorable syrinx ... Jean Lorrain "Our copy is enriched with an autograph letter signed by the current of 2 sheets sent to (Leon) Vanier connected volume header author. Exceptional copy superbly prepared. --- 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 rarissimes exemplaires imprimés sur papier de Hollande (Nous en connaissons au moins deux) inconnus des bibliographies, tirage de tête. Reliure en demi maroquin noir à coins, dos à cinq nerfs rehaussés de pointillés dorés richement orné de double caissons dorés avec incrustation de maroquin rouge en médaillon, date en queue, filet doré sur les plats, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée sur témoins, reliure signée Blanchetière. Très bel envoi autographe de l'auteur à (José-Maria de Heredia) "Premier joueur flûte de ces modernes temps antiques, au maître ami de Pan et des chèvres-pieds, cet humble et lointain écho d'une syrinx adorable... Lorrain Jean" Notre exemplaire est enrichi d'une lettre autographe signée de l'auteur courant sur 2 feuillets adressée à (Léon) Vanier reliée en tête du volume. Exceptionnel exemplaire superbement établi.

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        The Illustrated London News. January through July 1882

      London.: George C. Leighton.. Volume LCIII.. 1882.. Firmly bound volume, three-quarter leather, 16 x 12 inches, 692 pp. Slight abrasion at bottom corner of both front and rear covers along spine edge. Some issues labelled "Foreign Postage" on front page. Volume contains two copies of December 2 issue, while December 9 and 16 issues not present--perhaps the "Christmas Number" published in their stead. Water damage at bottom of "They Were Married!"--the ponderously long work of fiction accompanying the Christmas Number. Color plates: Christmas Cards (9 images) and "Married for Love." Copious Anglo-Egyptian War illustrations; the war began in earnest with the bombardment of Alexandria in July, 1882. Numerous double page illustrations focusing on battles waged during the conflict; also three extraordinary folded battle illustrations: "The Bombardment of Alexandria" sheet size 16 x 45 inches; "The Battle of Tel-El-Kebir" sheet size 16 x 45 inches; a second "Battle of Tel-El-Kebir" sheet size 23 x 30 inches. The last two were the work of Richard Caton Woodville, Jr. while the first was the work of J. R. Wells. Also included is a once-folded sheet "British Ships Engaged in the Bombardment of Alexandria," which has been cut into four parts each featuring an individual ship on sheet size 16 x 11 1/2 inches. Two of the illustrations are by J. R. Wells. The Anglo-Egyptian War dominates the July through October issues, while the remaining two months feature parades before the public and reviews of the troops before the Queen; also ceremonies in which Officers are decorated by the Queen. Additional double-page views include Views in and Around Reading, Sketch of Halifax, Sketch of Carlisle, Sketch of Plymouth, Sketch of Southampton, Sketches of Vancouver B.C., Sketches on Lower Thames (all double page) and Sketches at Hong Kong. Double page illustration: The Australian Cricketers. Several color plates: Christmas Cards (9 individual cards) "Married for Love". Coverage also of the Eira Arctic Expedition; double-page "Fire" depicting horse-drawn fire rig; double-page view "Royal Courts of Justice," and much more. A compelling volume with remarkable illustrations, with particular emphasis on the Anglo-Egyptian War. .

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        [HWW 101|1-3, 6]. Lieder und Gesänge für eine Frauenstimme... 1. Morgenthau 2. Das Vöglein 3. Die Spinnerin 4. Mausfallen-Sprüchlein. Autograph musical manuscript signed in full

      [ca. October 1882]. Folio (339 x 260 mm.). Finely bound in full red morocco with facsimile of composer's autograph signature to upper and monogrammatic device of Werner- Eberhard Müller to lower, all within ornately gilt border, with "geb. von Walter Velt für Werner Eberhard Müller" blindstamped to foot of lower board. In marbled case. 1f. (title), [12], [ii] (blank staves) pp. Notated in black ink on printed 12-stave music paper with both staff lines and decorative border printed in green. A signed presentation copy with inscription to head of title: "Frau Paula v. Goldschmidt in Bewunderung u[nd] Verehrung... Hugo Wolf." Caption titles with text credits and dates of composition, as follows: "Morgenthau. (aus einem alten Liederbuche [anonymous])"; dated "Windischgraz am 6. Juni 1877." In D major. "Das Vöglein. (Friedr[ich] Hebbel)"; dated "Wien am 2. Mai 1878." In E major. "Die Spinnerin. (Friedr[ich] Rückert)"; dated "Wien am 5. April 1878." In A minor. "Mausfallen-Sprüchlein. (Ed[uard] Mörike)"; dated "Maierling am 18. Juni [1]882." In E-flat major. Provenance: The Viennese antiquarian Heinrich Hinterberger (1892-1970), Kat. XIII, [1935]; Werner-Eberhard Müller, with manuscript note in pencil to verso of front endpaper: "Werner-Eberhard Müller Leipzig 1937 Seiner lieben Susi zu eigen." Slightly worn; minor creasing; first and last leaves and lower outer corners slightly soiled. . Jestremski pp. 126; 131 (101|1 ); 133 (101|2 ), 134 (101|3 ); 138 (101|6 ). Hinterberger Katalog XIII [1935], no. 70. Sams 1-3 and 6. Walker p. 503. Jestremski (p. 130) tentatively ascribes the text of no. 1 to Albert Reinhold. She gives the incipit of no. 4 (p. 138) in F major (not commenting on her source); the other three songs are in the same keys as their respective incipits in the HWW, but the accompaniment of no. 1 is different: the present manuscript has the left hand of the first two measures in octaves throughout. "Wolf had compiled collections or cycles of his songs and tried to have them published a number of times. He was successful only in early 1888 with his Sechs Lieder für eine Frauenstimme. For this compilation he selected compositions from various periods: Morgentau ([HWW] 101|1; June 1877)..., Das Vöglein (101|2) and Die Spinnerin (101|3; both spring 1878), Mausfallen-Sprüchlein (101|6); June 1882) and the two Wiegenlieder (101|4 and 101|5; December 1882). "Before the completion of the Wiegenlieder, Wolf had compiled a volume of four songs as a presentation copy... for Paula Goldschmidt as she had often performed the Mausfallen-Sprüchlein in Viennese salons: 'Among other things, she also sings the Mausfallen-Sprüchlein, which I composed for Mitz [i.e., Mitzi Werner] who didn't consider it worth looking at while Frau Paula von Goldschmidt is celebrating triumphs with it at parties. She doesn't sing anything but my Mausfallensprüchlein anymore; I have also dedicated it to her' ([Wolf] to Bertha von Lackhner, October 10, 1882)." Jestremski p. 126. "The endearing little Morgentau [Morning dew] [was] the earliest of his compositions that Wolf, at the time of his maturity, still thought good enough for publication... The playful Vöglein [Little bird], with its chirruping, fluttering accompaniment, so beautifully written for the piano... strikes a perfectly individual note of fresh, delicate humour that we recognize as peculiarly Wolfian... Die Spinnerin [The spinner], a delightful character-sketch of a young girl conscious of the stirring of the spring... has the same lightness of touch and beauty of workmanship... Mausfallensprüchlein [Mouse-trap incantation] [is] a little song... to be sung while walking three times around a mouse-trap. Its practical value as an aid to trap, cat, and poison has yet to be proved, but regarded from a purely artistic standpoint the Mausfallensprüchlein is simply enchanting. So sprightly and delicate a sense of humour had hardly before found expression in music. The tiny piece scurries by with inimitable youthful grace—an authentic Wolfian masterpiece in miniature." Walker: Hugo Wolf, pp. 47, 63-64, 131. The dedicatee, Paula (von) Goldschmidt (née Kunz, born 1854, was the wife of composer Adalbert von Goldschmidt, (1848-1906). A highly attractive and finely executed manuscript, not on the market for over 80 years.

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      Paris: A. Lévy, 1882. Fine. A. Lévy, Paris 1882, 28x37cm, reliure de l'éditeur. - First edition of the French translation printed on laid. Publisher's binding "cartonnage" sand, smooth lightened spine embellished with decorative golden Arabists, black and turquoise, caps slightly rubbed, first board ornate decorative motifs Arabists gold, black and turquoise, all framed by a set of golden and black nets, guards and contreplats turquoise paper, corners lightly bumped, all gilt edges, a few small stains without gravity on the second board, Arabian contemporary binding signed by A. Alfred Edmund Brehm Lenègre.Texte & Johannes Dumichen .Ouvrage illustrated with 24 watercolors from nature by Charles Werner.Quelques small foxing mainly affecting gardes.Rare copy. --- 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 de la traduction française imprimée sur vergé. Reliure de l'éditeur en plein cartonnage sable, dos lisse passé agrémenté de motifs décoratifs arabisants dorés, noirs et turquoise, coiffes légèrement frottées, premier plat richement orné de motifs décoratifs arabisants dorés, noirs et turquoise, le tout encadré d'un jeu de filets dorés et noirs, gardes et contreplats de papier turquoise, coins légèrement émoussés, toutes tranches dorées, quelques petites taches sans gravité sur le deuxième plat, reliure arabisante de l'époque signée de A. Lenègre. Texte de Alfred Edmund Brehm & Johannes Dumichen. Ouvrage illustré de 24 aquarelles d'après nature de Charles Werner. Quelques petites rousseurs affectant essentiellement les gardes. Rare exemplaire.

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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. Red cloth, verygood, teg., spine a bit faded, 321p. RARE. Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Traité de l'art des accouchements

      Lauwereyns, puis Steinheil-1886-1898-1901, Paris 1882 - 4 volumes grand in-8. Collation : XII, 956 / (4), 586 / VI, 771 / XIX, 754 pp. Demi-chagrin noir, filets dorés, dos à nerfs. (Reliure de l'époque.). _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Première édition. Dans sa préface (Décembre 1881) Stéphane Tarnier s'explique sur le but de son ouvrage. "Après avoir écrit le texte des 3e et 4e sections de l' "Atlas" de Lenoir, revu et annoté les quatre dernières éditions de Cazeaux, j'avais acquis la conviction que ces livres malgré leur succès permanent de librairie, devenaient insuffisants au point de vue scientifique, et qu'il y aurait un grand intérêt à faire paraître un traité d'obstétrique, dont le cadre serait assez large pour qu'il put contenir le résumé des nombreux progrès accomplis depuis quelques années dans l'art des accouchements." Illustré par plus de 750 figures dans le texte. Contient : Tome 1. Grossesse et accouchement physiologiques. T. 2. Pathologie de la grossesse. T. 3 Dystocie maternelle. T. 4 Dystocie foetale. Accidents de la délivrance. Opérations. Infections puerpérales. Le tome 1 est rédigé par S. Tarnier et G. Chantreuil et les tomes 2-4 par Tarnier et Pierre Budin qui a achevé l'ouvrage, Tarnier étant mort en 1897. Une auréole en coin sur le 2e volume, papier un peu bruni, petit accroc à une coiffe. Bon exemplaire de ce livre étonnamment rare et qui semble avoir été un échec commercial; il en existe très peu d'exemplaires complets dans les bibliothèques publiques.

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

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      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 - 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 Cai?us 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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      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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        Doctoris seraphici S. Bonaventurae S.R.E. episcopi cardinalis Opera Omnia, iussu et auctoritate Bernardini a Portu Romatino.

      Ex typographia Collegii S Bonaventura -1902 1882 - 10 Bde. + Registerband für Bd. I - IV. goldgepr. Halbleder auf 5 Bünden. Spur von Rückenschildern, Stempel auf Titel, sonst gutes, festes Expl.! 1.100 gr. goldgepr. Halbleder auf 5 Bünden. [Attributes: 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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        Chronika eines fahrenden Schülers. Johannes mit seiner Mutter vor der Krähenhütte seines Groszvaters."

      - Bleistift, mit Bleistiftlinie umrandet, auf bräunlichem Transparentpapier, 1882, auf Untersatz montiert. 30,9:19,5 cm. Literatur: A.M. von Steinle: Edward von Steinle. Des Meisters Gesamtwerk in Abbildungen. Kempten/München 1910, Nr. 396 f. Vorarbeit zu einer der sieben Federzeichnungen zu Clemens Brentanos „Chronika eines fahrenden Schülers", in der ersten Fassung des Manuskriptes von 1882. 396 bis 396e sind als Holzschnitt in der durch P.W. Kreiten aus beiden Fassungen der Chronik zusammengestellten Ausgabe im Verlag von M. Huttler, Augsburg, erschienen. Die Federzeichnung 396f befand sich ehemals im Besitz der Königin Carola von Sachsen, dann des Prinzen Johann Georg von Sachsen. Schon 1823 trat Steinle in die Wiener Akademie ein, seit 1826 wurde er von L. Kupelwieser (1796 - 1862) unterrichtet. Zwischen 1828 und 1833 hielt er sich zweimal in Rom auf und fand dort Anschluß an den Kreis der Nazarener (Fr. Overbeck,1789 - 1869; Ph. Veit, 1793 - 1877; J. von Führich, 1800 - 1876). 1829 arbeitete er zusammen mit Overbeck an der Porziuncula bei Assisi. 1833 wieder in Wien, 1837 folgte eine Reise nach Frankfurt am Main und an den Rhein. 1839 übersiedelte er nach Frankfurt am Main und fand Anschluß an den Nazarener-Kreis um Veit. 1850 wurde er Professor für Historienmalerei am Städelschen Kunstinstitut. Steinle ist einer der führenden Vertreter der katholischen Kirchenkunst nach der Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts; doch hat er sich auch mit anderen Stoffen befaßt, so z.B. mit Märchen und Dichtungen.

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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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      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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