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        SPALDING'S POCKET BASE BALL SCORE BOOK Arranged In Accordance with the New League Rules on Scoring

      Chicago and New York: A.G. Spalding & Bros, 1882. 24 leaves. 1 vols. Small 8vo. Bound in cloth, printed cover-label; moderate wear. Contains penciled notes recording results of various games played against "Handy & Company" by various teams, 1886-87, including First Nat I. Bank, "Picked Nine, " Regulars of Kenosha, etc., apparently played in Wisconsin. With the ownership inscription of Samuel M. Chase, one of the Handy players, on cover label. 6 pages in all.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        L'amour romantique -

      1882 -, Paris 1882 - 1 volume. In-8 226 pp. Reliure plein maroquin Bordeaux. Dos à nerfs et plats ornés de 5 filets dorés. Toutes tranches dorées. Couverture conservée. Non rogné. Reliure signée Marius MICHEL. Intérieur parfait avec 4 eaux-fortes hors-texte et ornements de A. FERDINANDUS. Belle et soble relieur de Marius Michel. TIRAGE DE LUXE LIMITE à 40 exemplaires numérotés. Un des 15 exemplaires de tête sur Japon contenant deux états des illustrations. Les pages 224 à 226 contiennent le catalogue de l'éditeur Edouard Rouveyre. Ce recueil contient les textes : Confession d'une Mondaine - Huit Jours dans les Nuages - Aux Amours éternelles. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Plutarch's Lives. The Translation called Dryden's. Corrected from the Greek and Revised by A. H. Clough

      Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1882. 5 vols. 8vo. Half blue morocco and marbled boards. Almost fine. ROBERT WINTHROP'S COPY Signed by Robert Charles Winthrop (1809-1894) lawyer, philanthropist, Speaker of the House of Represntatives, a prentation copy to his grandson Robert Mason Winthrop on Christmas 1883. Winthrop is a great-great-grandfather of United States Senator John Kerry.

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        Gothaischer genealogischer Hofkalender nebst diplomatisch-statistischem Jahrbuch. Konvolut von 19 Bänden der Jahre 1882 - 1916.

      Justus Perthes, Gotha - Vorhanden sind die Bände: 1882 - 1886 - 1887 - 1889 - 1891 - 1892 - 1893 - 1894 - 1895 - 1898 - 1899 - 1902 - 1903 - 1904 - 1905 - 1906 - 1907 - 1909 - 1916. Jeweils in goldgeprägtem Oln, Klein8°. Mit je ca. 1000 Seiten sowie 4 gestochenen Porträttafeln. ( Bände 1886 und 1906 mit nur 3 Tafeln - der Band 1916 mit 2 fotogr. Tafeln ) Mit unterschiedlichen, teils deutlichen Gebrauchsspuren: Einige Einbände fleckig ( 3 Bände auch stärker ), einige Einbände etwas beschädigt ( Band 1916 stark beschädigt - Band 1882 mit restauriertem Einband unter Verwendung des Originaleinbandes ), teils mit Bibliotheksschildchen. Bindung teils gelockert ( 5 Bände auch stärker ). Innen teils mit Exlibris, teils mit Bibliotheksstempeln und -vermerken. Einige Bände etwas fleckig ( wenige auch stärker. 2 Bände wasserrandig !), bei einigen Bänden wenige Seiten mit Randbeschädigungen oder angeknickt. Nicht bis ins einzelnste collationiert - aber augenscheinlich cpl. Umfangreiche Reihe dieser minutiösen Aufstellung der genealogischen Verhältnisse. ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        En Folkefiende. Skuespil i fem akter

      Copenhagen: Gyldendalskie Boghandels Forlag, 1882. First edition. [iv], 219, [3, blank] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original full red pictorial publisher'scloth gilt, a.e.g., with original floreal endpapers. A Very Fine copy. TRUE FIRST OF "THE ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE." IN VERY FINE CONDITION First edition of "The Enemy of the People."

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        UNIFORM OF THE ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES [LBC]

      Philadelphia: Thomas Hunter, Lith. Very Good with no dust jacket. c1882. Hardcover. Chromo-lithograph and lithograph; Folio 13" - 23" tal; , [ca. 1882]. Oblong folio, modern morocco-backed cloth. With 10 vivd chromolithographic & 9 plain plates. Title page repaired & slightly dusty, ink library stamp on title page & versos of plates. Prepared under instructions from the Quartermaster General, 40 examples of men in military dress followed by black & white lithos showing helmets, insignia, buttons, epaulettes, sashes and other equipage. Title page, 4pp of text and the balance [19] are titled pictures. Original Edition. Howes R155 cites two prior editions of 1851 followed by an 1882 edition calling for 19 plates of which 10 are colored. The artwork has been attributed to H A Ogden. His name actually appeared on a later 12 plate edtion in 1888 and an expanded work published between 1900 and 1907. ; 0 .

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        The Head-Hunters Of Borneo

      Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, London 1882 - Second Edition. Hardcover. Blue decorative cloth. Lean to spine, head and tail chipped and creased. Cloth splitting along spine edge. Boards and extremities heavily chipped and rubbed, corners bumped. Hinges cracked. Bookplate on paste-down endpaper. Endpapers splitting. Light foxing throughout. Map laid in. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Six Years in the Canadian Northwest

      Hunter, Rose and Company, Toronto - 1882, 1st Edition. (Hardcover) Very good. viii,[9]-206pp. 12mo in original gilt lettered decorative blue cloth with bevelled edges and decorative chapter headings and tail pieces. Some minor wear to extremities. Scarce. Peel 3rd Edition # 900 . The first autobiographical sketch of police life to appear in print by an original member of the North West Mounted Police. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        HISTORIA VERDADEIRA DA INQUISIÇAO

      Livraria Ed. de Teixeira de Freitas - Guimaraes. Holandesa. 1882. 2VOL. 544Pág+594Pág. Portugues. Muy rara obra historica. Ref 100 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        "Rychnovsko. Kreslil M. Dusil" (Deckeltitel).

      Reichenau, 1882-1883.. 18 Federzeichnungen von Marcel Dusil. Gr.-Fol. (45,5 x 31,5 cm). Blindgeprägte Leinwand um 1929.. Reizvolle Ansichten aus der Kleinstadt Reichenau (Rychnov nad Kneznou) im böhmischen Adlergebirgsvorland. Zeichner war der Architekt Marcel Dusil (1856-1916) aus Beneschau (Benesov) bei Prag während seiner Arbeit als Assistent beim Bau der Reichenauer Mädchenschule 1881-1883. - Ohne künstlerischen Anspruch, aber detailgenau und teils mit reicher Personenstaffage sind dargestellt: Das Schloß von Reichenau, Havel-Kirche, Dreifaltigkeitskirche, Straßen- und Marktpartien, Schlittschuhvergnügen sowie Landschaften aus der Umgebung. 15 Ansichten tschechisch betitelt, einige Arbeiten signiert und teils auch datiert. - Lose beiliegend ein Schreiben in tschechischer Sprache aus dem Jahr 1929 mit genauen Angaben zur Provenienz des Albums: Demnach 1916 mit dem Nachlaß Dusil versteigert und von einem Hotel-Besitzer in Benesov gekauft, von diesem 1929 an Frantisek Kolacek aus Reichenau, den Unterzeichner des Schreibens, verschenkt, der die Zeichnungen wegen des lokalgeschichtlichen Wertes binden ließ. - Bindung leicht gelockert, teils etwas stockfleckig. Einband etwas fleckig, berieben und bestoßen. Insgesamt sehr gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Christian Strobel]
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        L'Eventail

      Paris: A. Quantin, 1882. Illustrations par Paul Avril. 143, [1] pp. 1 vols. 4to. Bound in full red morocco, elaborate arabesque gilt borders, gilt spine, doublures and red moire silk endpapers, t.e.g., with original chromolithographic wrappers bound in. Very fine in slipcase.

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        L'Eventail

      Paris: A. Quantin, 1882 - (FANS) 4to. Illustrations par Paul Avril. 143, [1] pp. Bound in full red morocco, elaborate arabesque gilt borders, gilt spine, doublures and red moire silk endpapers, t.e.g., with original chromolithographic wrappers bound in. Very fine in slipcase [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Merv Oasis

      London: Smith, Elder, & Co.,, 1882. Travels and Adventures East of the Caspian during the Years 1879-80-81 including Five Months' Residence among the Tekkês of Merv. 2 volumes, octavo. Original brown cloth, gilt lettered spines. Engraved portrait frontispiece of O'Donovan, 15 plates of maps, plans and facsimiles (some folding), large coloured folding map of the Russo-Persian frontier (in pocket at end of volume II). Very slight "dishing" of covers otherwise an excellent set. First edition. "In 1879 O'Donovan, still in search of adventure, undertook, again as Daily News correspondent, his celebrated journey to Merv in Turkestan—a daring, difficult, and hazardous feat, with which his name became associated. From the Russian advanced posts on the south-eastern shores of the Caspian Sea he travelled through Khorasan, and eventually, with great difficulty and at considerable risk, accompanied only by two native servants, he reached Merv. He was at first suspected by the Turkomans of being an agent of the Russians, who were then threatening an advance on Merv. For several months he consequently remained in Merv in a sort of honourable captivity, in danger of death any day, and with no prospect of release. According to his own account, O'Donovan helped mount artillery, and was made one of the ruling triumvirate. He managed to send into Persia a message, which was thence telegraphed to John Robinson, the manager of the Daily News. In this dispatch O'Donovan explained his position, and appealed to his friend: 'For God's sake get me out of this'. Robinson applied to the Foreign Office and to the Russian ambassador in London, and immediate steps were taken to effect O'Donovan's release. However, by his own efforts, combining courage with diplomacy, he extricated himself from his perilous position. On returning to London 'the man of Merv' was a celebrity, and he read a paper to the Royal Geographical Society. In 1882 he published a book on his adventures, The Merv oasis: travels and adventures east of the Caspian during the years 1879, 1880, and 1881" (ODNB).

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        SPALDING'S POCKET BASE BALL SCORE BOOK Arranged In Accordance with the New League Rules on Scoring

      Chicago and New York: A.G. Spalding & Bros, 1882. 24 leaves. 1 vols. Small 8vo. Bound in cloth, printed cover-label; moderate wear. Contains penciled notes recording results of various games played against "Handy & Company" by various teams, 1886-87, including First Nat I. Bank, "Picked Nine, " Regulars of Kenosha, etc., apparently played in Wisconsin. With the ownership inscription of Samuel M. Chase, one of the Handy players, on cover label. 6 pages in all.

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        Holiday Catalogue: Compliments of Jordan, Marsh & Co. with a Hearty Welcome and a Merry Christmas for All

      Jordan Marsh & Co., Boston 1882 - Complete with 32 pages. Full-page cover illustration of Santa Claus climbing through a window. Product illustrations throughout. Clean pages; first four leaves have some light edge-wear. Light soiling and edge-wear to the cover. No doubt this is one of the earliest merchandising uses of Santa's image, as it wasn't until "the mid 1880s [that] merchants chose a Santa who looked 'like a peddler with a magical and inexhaustible bag of presents' to market their wares." (See Santa Claus Does More than Deliver Toys by Okleshen, Baker, and Mittelstaedt.) This catalogue issued on 27 November for the 1882 Christmas season includes ten pages of gifts for children (toys, books, skates, paints, etc.), many illustrated including The Creeping Baby, Conjurer's Cabinets, Bagatelle Games, Magic Lanterns, Negro Target, Artillery Ten Pins, a Musical Santa Claus and Sleigh, a Singing Doll, Jubilee Monkey Velocipede, Tap-Dancing Toys, a Gyroscope, Toy Train, Sliced Puzzles, and more. Other products include Ladies Fur Coats, Lace Goods, Pocket Books, Fans, Jewelry, Toilet Sets, etc. Quite scarce. Not listed in Barlow & Reynolds. As of 2014 nothing similar listed at OCLC. AmericanaExchange shows a similar 1892 catalog for Carson, Pirie, Scott, but without a Santa Claus cover sold in 2001. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Complete Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne In Thirteen Volumes

      Houghton, Mifflin and Company, The Riverside Press, Cambridge 1882 - Wayside Edition 1892. Thirteen Volumes of Nathaniel Howthornes Works. Binding are tight and pages are clean on all copies. Previous owners name and some small notes are on the front end paper. Text blocks and gutters are all firm End papers are marbled. Book is half bound brown leather with marbled backs and gilt titles and pictorial decorations on the spines. There is some normal wear to edges and spine ends. This is a beautiful set and very collectable. Pages of-course vary per volume. ; 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Polychromatic Decoration As Applied to Buildings in the Mediaeval Sty

      1882. AUDSLEY, W. & G. Polychromatic Decoration. As Applied to Buildings in the Mediaeval Style. viii, 32 pp. Illustrated with 36 plates, each with accompanying text leaves. Folio, 402 x 277 mm, bound in publisher's cloth. London: Henry Sotheran, 1882. |~||~||~||~| First Edition of this Victorian classic. The fine chromolithographs, printed by the Firmin-Didot, depict Mediaeval ornamentation as it applies to various architectural structures. The range of pattern, colour, and narrative elements were intended for the architectural profession but also for amateur decorators. The Audsley Brothers (George Ashdown and William James) were trained as architects in Scotland and moved to Liverpool where they established a practice in 1860. Until their collaboration ended in 1884, they produced many picture books on the various aspects of their profession. By 1890 both brothers were settled in the United States where their combination of scholarship and practice were just as successful. Polychromatic Decoration is a typical Victorian pattern book of the type made popular by Owen Jones with his Grammar of Ornament. Marginal tear on Plate XXII not affecting image, light scattered foxing, else a very good copy. McLean, Victorian Book Design, pg. 133.

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        Studies in the Theory of Descent 2 Vols.

      Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, Ex Lib. with stamps. 2 Vol. set. Vol. 1. xxxvi + 400pp. 2 col. pls. Pencil annotation on endpaper. Vol. 2. pp 401 - 729. + 32pp of publisher's adverts. 6 col. pls. Both volumes bound in green cloth with gilt title and rules. Covers patchily marked. Decorative box design on front covers in blaclk Some rubbing to head and tail of spines. Library sticker on spine. Owner's name and date on title page. Has a 2 page prefatory notice by Charles Darwin.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Wachwitz bei Dresden, 22. VI. 1882. - 4 SS. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo. Wohl an einen Redakteur mit der Bitte, "eine kleine, rein thatsächliche Notiz über meine illustrirte Musikgeschichte bringen zu wollen [.] Spemann, mein Verleger, überraschte mich heute früh durch das Eintreffen der ersten Lieferung einer Uebersetzung meines Werkes in's Holländische [.] So folgt die holländische der, bereits bis zur siebenten Lieferung gediehenen englischen Uebersetzung [.]". - Emil Naumann war Schüler von Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy am Leipziger Konservatorium und wurde nach der Veröffentlichung seines Buches "Über die Einführung des Psalmengesangs in die evangelische Kirche" als Hofkirchenmusikdirektor nach Berlin berufen. Im Auftrag von König Friedrich Wilhelm IV. gab er die Sammlung "Psalmen auf alle Sonn- u. Feiertage des evangelischen Kirchenjahres" heraus. Seit 1873 lehrte er am Dresdner Konservatorium. - Mit kleinen Einrissen im Mittelfalz.

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        Sammelband of 10 wine auction catalogues and works on wine and related subjects

      New York, ca. late 19th century. 8vo. Bound in full pebbled black cloth, paper spine label with manuscript label. Includes a run of very rare wine auction catalogues from the firm of Draper & Co, 112 Pearl St., New York, auctioning the stock of wine merchant W.H. Starin.(WINE AUCTION) John H. Draper & Co. Will Sell on Wednesday, March 15th, 1882 ? by Order of Mr. W.H. Starin, and Without any Reserve Whatever, His Extraordinary Collection of Sherries, Comprising Finos, Amontillados, Olorosos and East-Indias, also Alto-Douros. 17 pp. 103 lots(WINE AUCTION) Price Current of a Collection of Old and Rare Sherry Wines, Consisting of Soleras ? Olorosos. Amontillados. Twenty-five to Sixty Years in Wood and Glass. W.H. Starin, 40 Beaver St., New York. May 15th, 1878. 12 pp. Light dampstaining to margins.(WINE AUCTION) John H. Draper, Auctioneer. The Starin Collection of Sherry Wines ? the Whole to Be Sold by Auction by Messrs. J.H. Draper & Co., Friday, Dec. 19, 1879 ? at Their Store, 112 Pearl Street, New York. [iv, 12] pp. 29 lots. Light dampstaining to margins. Prices realized in pencil(WINE AUCTION) Townsend & Montant, Auctioneers. 87 & 89 Leonard St., N.Y. City. 3-10 pp. 33 lots. Prices realized in pen. [The ?Ketletas Sale, 1902]HAYNE, Arthur P. Olives. Pickling Processes ? Proximate Analyses of Olives. By George E. COLBY. Sacremento: A.J. Johnston, Superintendent State Printing, 1895. 37 pp(WINE AUCTION) John H. Draper, Auctioneer. The Starin Collection of Sherry Wines, Consisting of Olorosos, Amontillados, east Indias, Etc. The Whole to Be Sold by Auction by Messrs. J.H. Draper & Co., Friday, Dec. 15, 1880 ? at Their Salesroom, 85 Front Street, New York. [ii, 14] pp. 40 lots. Some prices realized in pencil(WINE AUCTION) A Cabinet of Curiosities. The Starin Collection of Sherry Wines ? The Whole to Be Sold by Auction at the Clinton Hall Sale Rooms ? April 25 ? Geo. A. Leavitt & Co., Auctioneers. [ii], 7, [1], [12] pp. Some contemporary manuscript notes in penCADET, C.A. Mémoire Sur la Fermentation acéteuse, et sur l'art du vinaigrier. 35 pp. Foxed (OCLC 457222451: 1 copy, BNF)The Tintometer. New York: E.B. Meyrowitz, [ca. 1895] 2 editions. 20 pp & 26 pp.

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        Wanderings in Balochistan

      London: W.H. Allen & Co.. 1882. First. First edition. Folded folio map located inside rear cover pocket in very good condition. Red cloth cover damaged by water, cloth on spine is decaying, preliminary pages are water stained, thus fair only. Text is clean. Inscribed by the author and dated January 11th, 1887 on the half-title page. Rare with author's signature and map. .

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        The Horse in Motion as Shown by Instantaneous Photography ?

      Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1882. First edition, printed by John Wilson at the University Press, Cambridge. 100 lithographic plates (9 in color), 7 collotype plates, several photo-engravings in the text. 127 pp. 1 vols. Large 4to. Original brown cloth with gilt pictorial stamping, t.e.g. Recased, new endpapers. First edition, printed by John Wilson at the University Press, Cambridge. 100 lithographic plates (9 in color), 7 collotype plates, several photo-engravings in the text. 127 pp. 1 vols. Large 4to. Classic study and justly famous for its use of photography toward the understanding of the motion of the horse. The author employed the photographer E.J. Muybridge and a battery of 24 cameras taking successive shots at 1/5000th of a second. The remarkable results, painstakingly described and illustrated here, revolutionized the contemporary conception of the horse in motion.

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        Black-bordered Executive Mansion card signed by Robert Todd Lincoln just four months after President Garfield succumbed to an assassin?s bullets ? Secretary of War Lincoln was just 40 feet away, walking towards Garfield, when the President was shot

      Black-bordered Executive Mansion card signed ?Robert T. Lincoln / Jan 27. 1882.? as Secretary of War, 5? x 3.25?. In exceptionally fine condition. ?On July 2, 1881, President Garfield was scheduled to leave for a trip to New England. While some cabinet members and their wives were scheduled to go on the trip, [Garfield?s Secretary of War] Lincoln was unable to depart until the following day. He went to Washington, D.C.?s Baltimore and Potomac train station that morning to meet the President and let him know that the Lincolns would be along on July 3. He was about forty feet away and walking toward President Garfield and Secretary of State James G. Blaine when Charles Guiteau approached from behind and shot Garfield twice. ?By Lincoln?s own recollection, ?I think I reached him in fifteen seconds.? Secretary Lincoln immediately sent for Dr. D.W. Bliss, then ordered four companies of soldiers to immediately come to the train depot for security. When Garfield was moved back to the White House, Lincoln made sure that ?all intruders were out of the grounds and a strong military guard on duty there and another at the jail to prevent lynching and a reserve between.? As historian Jason Emerson notes, Lincoln?s decisive actions after the attack on Garfield were reminiscent of Secretary of War Edwin Stanton?s on the night Booth shot Abraham Lincoln. However, the memory of his father?s murder sixteen years before haunted him. ??My god,? he said to a New York Times reporter the day after the shooting. ?How many hours of sorrow I have passed in this town.? ... President James A. Garfield died on September 19, 1881, eighty days after being shot. Vice President Chester A. Arthur was sworn in as the 21st President of the United States and traveled to Elberon, New Jersey, where Garfield died, to escort his predecessor?s body back to the capital. After Garfield?s late September funeral and once Congress convened in December 1881, Arthur kept only one cabinet officer appointed by Garfield: Robert Todd Lincoln, who served as Secretary of War until the end of the Arthur presidency.? --- James A. Garfield National Historic Site, Mentor, Ohio. Robert Todd Lincoln was at the Petersen House where his father was taken after he was shot, consoling his mother on the night of April 14-15, 1865. On the evening of September 6,1901, Lincoln, then president of the Pullman Palace Car Company, was with his family on their way to Buffalo to attend the Pan-American Exposition. As their train pulled into the Buffalo station, a Pullman employee was waiting and immediately handed Lincoln a telegram that read: ?President McKinley was shot down by an anarchist in Buffalo this afternoon. He was hit twice in the abdomen. Condition serious.? He immediately went to the home of John Milburn, president of the Pan-Am Expo, where McKinley was taken, and spent a few minutes with the President who would die a week later.

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        L'Eventail

      Paris: A. Quantin, 1882. Illustrations par Paul Avril. 143, [1] pp. 1 vols. 4to. Bound in full red morocco, elaborate arabesque gilt borders, gilt spine, doublures and red moire silk endpapers, t.e.g., with original chromolithographic wrappers bound in. Very fine in slipcase.

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        Les Gravures Françaises du XVIIIe Siècle ou Catalogue Raisonné des Estampes, Vignettes, Eaux-Fortes, Pièces en Couleur au Bistre et au Lavis, de 1700 ê 1800 Sixième fascicule Jean-Michel Moreau Le Jeune

      Paris: Damascène Morgand et Charles Fatout, 1882. First edition, No. 382 of 525 numbered copies (one of 500 on papier vergé). xii, 751 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Three quarter blue morocco and marbled boards, gilt-lettered spine, with the original printed paper wrappers. bound in. Beautiful copy of a magnificent production. First edition, No. 382 of 525 numbered copies (one of 500 on papier vergé). xii, 751 pp. 1 vols. 4to.

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        Recensio critica Lepidopterorum Musei Ludovicae Ulricae quae descripsit Carolus a Linné.

      Stockholm, Norstedt & Söner, 1882. 4to (303 x 240mm). pp. 188, with 1 handcoloured engraved plate. Later cloth, gilt spine. Published in 'Kungl. Svenska Vet.-Akad. Handl. 19, 5'. The fine plate was printed by Lallement in Paris.

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        Studies in the Theory of Descent 2 Vols.

      Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington. 1882 - Ex Lib. with stamps. 2 Vol. set. Vol. 1. xxxvi + 400pp. 2 col. pls. Pencil annotation on endpaper. Vol. 2. pp 401 - 729. + 32pp of publisher's adverts. 6 col. pls. Both volumes bound in green cloth with gilt title and rules. Covers patchily marke [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Eric T. Moore Books]
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        Recuerdos de Liébana.

      Imprenta y Fundición de M. Tello, Madrid 1882 - 1a ed. 14.5x21.5. 398pp. Holandesa piel. Dedicatoria autógrafa al historiador santanderino Antonio del Campo. Se adjunta una esquela del autor, fallecido en 1905. Esta es una de las obras más raras de la bibliografía de los Picos de Europa. El CCPB cita solamente 8 ejemplares en bibliotecas españolas; parece que hay otro en la Biblioteca Municipal de Santander, pero no encontramos más ejemplares en la región. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 4 Euros.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Mandarin, Florida, 6. I. 1882.. 1½ SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo.. An Alexander Hesse: "Your letter being written in the German schrift was entirely unintelligib[l]e to me, until I sent it for translation to a gentleman in a neighbouring city & learn from him that it is a request for an autograph, with which I now hasten to comply, wishing you the best wishes for 1882 [...]".

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        Old and new Canada, 1753-1844 : historic scenes and social pictures, or the Life of Joseph-François Perrault

      Montreal: Dawson Brothers, Publishers, 1882. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+. 7 1/4" x 5", xv, 285pp, appendix to p.291, Original reddish brown cloth rebacked with gilt type on spine and elaborate gilt type for title and authors signature in gilt. Note from author bound inside book. Errata on p.xi. Very Good condition.The Life of "Joseph-François Perrault (June 2, 1753 - April 5, 1844) was a businessman and political figure in Lower Canada. Perrault was born in Quebec City in 1753, the son of fur trader Louis Perrault and grandson of François Perrault, and was brought to Trois-Rivières during the British attack on the town. In 1763, his father returned to Quebec City and left his children with his brother Jacques while he returned to France on business. Joseph-François studied at the Petit Séminaire de Québec. In 1772, he left the province to meet his father in New Orleans. When he arrived, his father was at St Louis, Missouri and they were finally reunited there in the spring of 1773.In 1779, the younger Perrault was captured by native warriors allied with the British and brought to Detroit. There, he met his uncle Jacques Baby, dit Dupéront. Unable to rejoin his father, Perrault began working for his uncle at Montreal. He later entered retail trade on his own, later leaving that business and becoming involved in various other activities, including teaching bookkeeping and translating legal publications. Perrault also became involved in theatre at Montreal with Pierre-Amable de Bonne. In 1795, he was named clerk of the peace and protonotary for the Court of King's Bench at Quebec. He was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Lower Canada for Huntingdon County in 1796; he was reelected in 1800. In 1806, he helped establish the Courier de Québec and was also involved in the production of the Le Vrai Canadien at Quebec. Although he was originally a strong supporter of the English party, Perrault became a moderate Reformer later in life; he opposed the use of force to secure political change." Wikipedia.

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        The Portrait of a Lady

      Houghton Mifflin and Company 1882 - Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1882. First Edition, First Printing. (First issue with a full stop after 1881 on the copyright page as per Ahearn. BAL's first binding with green cloth binding with faint maze-like pattern in gilt on front cover.) In Very Good condition. Heavy bump to bottom corner of front board and pages. Cloth shows edge wear, with a 1.5 inch abrasion to the rear spine edge at the top, and fading to gilt on spine. Front paste down shows scars from a removed book plate. Rear hinge exposed, else binding remains firm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Pictorial History of the World's Great Nations, from the Earliest Dates to the Present Time - [Volumes 1-3]

      New York, S. Hess [C1882-], 1882, Hardback, First EditionVery good copies all in the original gilt-blocked full dark Morocco leather. Raised bands; spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat dulled and rubbed. Remains quite a well-preserved set overall. ; 1184 pages; Description: v. Fronts. , illus. , plates, ports. 29 cm. Paged continuously. Subjects: World history. Greece--History--Juvenile literature. Rome--History--Juvenile literature.

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        BLOOD-MONEY.

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

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        Report of the Present State and Future Prospects of Lord Howe Island.

      1882 1882 - Sydney 1882. Sm. 4to. Orig. cloth (slightly marked; spine skilfully rebacked) with bevelled edges. Gilt title to front cover. (6, 40pp.). With 2 fold. plates, 15 full-page photographic plates, and 2 fold. maps one of which has a closed tear expertly repaired. Rare.

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        Two ASL's. Winnipeg, 7th July 1879; Lake Francis Manitoba, 24th Dec. 1882 by Walter Dickson, Winnipeg based Canadian Geologist

      Winnipeg & Lake Francis: Walter Dickson, 1882. 1st Edition. No binding. Very Good. Two ASL Winnipeg, 7th July 1879 (2 pages, 8v0); Lake Francis Manitoba, 24th December 1882, 3 pages, 8vo.Each to Robert Bell of the Canadian Geographical Survey. Each has terrific content regarding explorations in the Manitoba wilderness. Walter Dickson, Winnipeg based Canadian Geologist. Robert BELL explored the north and west for 34 years, including the coasts of Hudson Strait and Hudson Bay.The Geological Survey of Canada is Canada's national agency for geoscientific information and research, with world-class expertise focusing on geoscience surveys, sustainable development of Canada's resources, natural geological hazards (earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides, etc) and technology innovation. It is also the country's oldest scientific agency and one of its first government organizations. It was founded in 1842 to assist in developing a viable Canadian MINERAL industry by establishing the general geological base on which the industry could plan further detailed investigations. Throughout its long and colourful history, it has played a leading role in the exploration of Canada. Quoted from The Canadian Encyclopedia Historica-Dominion.

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        The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth + The Life of William Wordsworth

      William Paterson, Edingurgh 1882 - Complete set in eleven volumes published 1882-1889. Three volume Life of Wordsworth. Eight volume Poetical Works of Wordsworth. Full leather polished calf with maroon dyed boards and gold decorated six compartment spines. Gilt text block & marble end pages. All books tightly bound with no loose pages. No major stains, writing or foxing. A minor stain or two and light edge wear. One book (Vol VIII) has a light sunning along edges of maroon front board but no other fading. Overall a beautiful set in beautiful condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Head-Hunters of Borneo A Narrative of Travel Up The Mahakkam and Down the Barito

      Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle, Rivington. Very Good. 1882. Second Edition. Green Cloth Covered Boards. Color folding map and thirty chromolithographed plates. Undistinguished green cloth. ; 4to .

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        Ueber Pylorusresection.

      - Slg. klin. Vortr., 220. - Leipzig, Verlag von Breitkopf & Härtel, 1882, 8°, 40 pp., und 2 lith. Tafeln mit 12 Abbildungen, OBrosch. Sehr gutes Exemplar dieser Kostbarkeit der magenchirurgischen Literatur. Eines der ganz großen und wichtigen Dokumente aus der Geschichte der Magenchirurgie, zugleich auch die erste historische Darstellung der frühesten Pylorus-Resektionen, verfaßt von einem der drei Pioniere dieses segensreichen Eingriffes - - Pylorusresektion vor Billroth - Meilenstein der Abdominalchirurgie. - Ludwig Rydygier (1850-1920) gehört zu den zu Unrecht vergessenen Pionieren der moderenen Abdominalchirurgie. Er resizierte bereits 2 Monate vor Billroth, am 16. November 1880, ein großes Pyloruskarzinom. Der Patient verstarb 12 Stunden nach der Operation. Die von Billroth im Januar 1881 operierte Patientin überlebte 4 Monate. Seinen zweiten und dritten Patienten verlor Billroth ebenfalls postoperativ. - Rydygier gelang dagegen am 21.11.1881 die erste Pylorusresektion bei benigner Stenose (Ulcus duodeni). Die Patientin überlebte den Eingriff 19 Jahre! Rydygier war es auch, der die Klemme zur Komprimierung des Magen- und Duodenalstumpfes einführte. In der vorliegenden Arbeit berichtet der Autor in aller Ausführlichkeit über die ca. 4 Stunden dauernde Operation. Eingehend werden auch die Vorteile des "Compressorium" geschildert. Rydygier schreibt "Nach dem Gesammteindruck, den auf uns der Fall gemacht hat, glauben wir zu dem Ausspruch berechtigt zu sein, dass diese Operation gewiss eine Zukunft hat. - 2/1/2 Jahre nach Péans Operation erschienen; dessen Tat nimmt in Rydygiers "Zusammenstellung der bis jetzt bekannten Pylorusresectionen" natürlich den ersten Platz ein, von den weiteren zwischem dem 9.April 1879 und dem 3. Januar 1879 ausgeführten Resektionen waren leider nur weniger als 20 Porzent vom Erfolg gekrönt. - Ludwig Rydygiers Arbeit, im Erstdruck, ist einer der interessantesten und wichtigsten Titel in der Bauchchirugie. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dictionnaire Raisonné de l'Architecture Française de XIe au XVIe siècle.

      - Paris, A. Morel et Cie, 1882, 17x25, dix volumes. Élégante reliure en demi chagrin rouge à coins. Dos à 5 nerfs, joliment orné de motifs dorés. Titre, auteur et tomaison en lettres dorées. Ouvrage orné de 564 gravures sur bois. Très bel exemplaire, malgré quelques rousseurs. Envoi de photographies sur demande. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Holiday Catalogue: Compliments of Jordan, Marsh & Co. with a Hearty Welcome and a Merry Christmas for All

      Boston: Jordan Marsh & Co, 1882. Printed Wrapper. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Complete with 32 pages. Full-page cover illustration of Santa Claus climbing through a window. Product illustrations throughout. Clean pages; first four leaves have some light edge-wear. Light soiling and edge-wear to the cover. No doubt this is one of the earliest merchandising uses of Santa's image, as it wasn't until "the mid 1880s [that] merchants chose a Santa who looked 'like a peddler with a magical and inexhaustible bag of presents' to market their wares." (See Santa Claus Does More than Deliver Toys by Okleshen, Baker, and Mittelstaedt.) This catalogue issued on 27 November for the 1882 Christmas season includes ten pages of gifts for children (toys, books, skates, paints, etc.), many illustrated including The Creeping Baby, Conjurer's Cabinets, Bagatelle Games, Magic Lanterns, Negro Target, Artillery Ten Pins, a Musical Santa Claus and Sleigh, a Singing Doll, Jubilee Monkey Velocipede, Tap-Dancing Toys, a Gyroscope, Toy Train, Sliced Puzzles, and more. Other products include Ladies Fur Coats, Lace Goods, Pocket Books, Fans, Jewelry, Toilet Sets, etc. Quite scarce. Not listed in Barlow & Reynolds. As of 2014 nothing similar listed at OCLC. AmericanaExchange shows a similar 1892 catalog for Carson, Pirie, Scott, but without a Santa Claus cover sold in 2001.

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        Port au Prince, Haiti.

      , 1882 - Watercolour on paper, two sheets joined at centre. Fine. 14 x 5" This British artist was a Colonel in the Royal Artillery. He was the grandson of J.M.W. Turner's patron Walter Fawkes, and served as ADC to General Gamble, C-in-C West Indies, from 1878-1884.

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