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        Souvenirs Litteraires.

      Paris. Libraire Hachette. 1882. - First Edition. 2 volumes complete. Thick 8vo. Handsomely bound in 3/4 gilt ruled grain morocco and marbled boards. Tri- gilt ruled spine compartments with gilt tooled motifs. Gilt tooled raised bands. Gilt titles. Marbled endsheets. Upper edge of volume 2 mildly foxed, else a Very Fine pristine set. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, Ltd. ABAA , ILAB]
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        The Last Punic War. Tunis Past and Present. 2 Volumes.

      Blackwood., Edinburgh 1882 - xvii + 356, x + 399pp, plates, diagrams, drawings, maps. '.with a narrative of the French conquest of the regency.' Volume 1 bears presentation: 'Gustav Mellin in rememberance of his visit to Brussels from his friend the author & signature. Boards show wear and rubbing, small patch of cloth wrinkled to frint board of volume I, some yellowing to first and last pages, many pages uncut. Will incur addituional postage and insurance recommended. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Parveen Papers]
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        Sir Wilfrid Lawson's local option speech in Mid-Lothian : The Alcoholic Controversy from Fraser's Magazine; Local Option Speeches by Sir Charles Tupper; The Gothenburg Licensing System Lecture by Bailie Lewis [Temperance Tract]

      Edinburgh :, Glasgow :, Manchester :, London : John Menzies & Co., Scottish Permissive Bill Association, United Kingdom Alliance, U. K. A. Auxiliary, 1882, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionVery good copy in the original gilt-blocked half leather over buckram cloth with raised bands and gilt-blocked title 'Tracts' located near top of spine. Minor, generalized wear to the bands and panel edges. Remains uncommonly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Description. : Various recorded speeches on temperance in various paginations ; 21 cm. Sir Wilfrid Lawson's local option speech in Mid-Lothian : delivered in the Synod Hall of the United Presbyterian Church, Edinburgh, December 12th, 1881; Local Option Speeches by Sir Charles Tupper; The Gothenburg Licensing System Lecture by Bailie Lewis; How the church alone can save the nation from the curse and consequences of the drinking system by the late Rev. Henry Gale etc, etc. Subjects: Subject: Licence system - Great Britain. Local option - Great Britain.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        UN CARTULAIRE ET DIVERS ACTES DES ALAMANS, DES DE LAUTREC ET DES DE LEVIS, seigneurs de Castelnau-de-Bonafous, Villeneuve-sur-Vère, Labastide-de-Lévis, Graulhet, Puybegon, Rabastens, en Albigeois ; Saint-Sulpice, Azas, Montastruc, Corbarieu, etc.

      1882 - Toulouse, Chauvin, 1882. In-8 (154 X 228) demi-chagrin havane, dos quatre nerfs surlignés de filets à froid, titre doré, date en queue, filet doré sur les plats, plats de la couverture conservés (reliure moderne) ; LXXVIII (dont faux-titre, titre), 235 pages. EDITION ORIGINALE. COMPLET des HUIT PLANCHES dépliantes hors-texte représentant en fac-similé des documents anciens. Le titre intégral de l'ouvrage est : "UN CARTULAIRE ET DIVERS ACTES DES ALAMANS, DES DE LAUTREC ET DES DE LEVIS, seigneurs de Castelnau-de-Bonafous, Villeneuve-sur-Vère, Labastide-de-Lévis, Graulhet, Puybegon, Rabastens, en Albigeois ; Saint-Sulpice, Azas, Montastruc, Corbarieu, en Toulousain ; et Lafox, en Agenais. XIIIe et XIVe siècles. Publiés par Edmond Cabié et L. Mazens, notaire, membres correspondants de la Société archéologique du Midi de la France". Manques au premier plat de la couverture qui a été doublée. ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE signé d'Edmond Cabié en tête du premier plat. BEL EXEMPLAIRE dans une reliure moderne de qualité. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Notes sur les mollusques terrestres de la vallée du Fleuve Blue.

      Chang-Hai (1882). Folio. pp. (4), 87, with 10 lithographed plates. Recent brown half calf, spine with 5 raised bands, gilt lines and lettering. This is the first of three parts on the terrestrial shells of the Blue River valley in China, the complete work comprises 31 plates. The work is part of 'Mémoires concernant l'histoire naturelle de l'empire Chinois' published by the Jesuits and printed in China. Father P.M. Heude is best known for his 'Conchyliologie fluviatile de la Provence de Nankin'.//Nissen ZBI, 1929; Fournier, Voyages et découvertes scientifiques des Missionnaires... p. 44).

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        Two On a Tower. A Romance

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington,, 1882. In Three Volumes. 3 volumes, octavo. Near contemporary blue half morocco for Hatchards, spines gilt in compartments, blue cloth sides, marbled endpapers, ruling to boards and top edges gilt. Bookplate of William Saunders, dated 1904, to each front pastedown, and bookplate of E. Hubert Litchfield to each free endpaper. A few light marks to cloth of volume II, endpapers tanned from turn-ins, spine of each volume cracked between half-title and title, contents toned. A very good set. First edition. Two on a Tower originally ran as a serial in the Atlantic Monthly between May and December 1882, after the editor Thomas Bailey Aldrich had written Hardy in late September 1881, asking about the possibility of a serial. However, Hardy did not begin work on the story until early 1882 and by 14 July the same year, Sampson Low agreed to publish the book form. Overall, Hardy seems to have found writing Two on a Tower a rushed affair: "The truth is that, though the plan of the story was carefully thought out, the actual writing was lamentably hurried — having been produced month by month, and the MS. despatched to America, where it was printed without my seeing the proofs. It would have been rewritten for the book form if I had not played truant and gone off to Paris" (Letter to Edmund Gosse, 21 January 1883).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Gesammelte Werke - 2 VOLUMES ******FIRST EDITION*****

      Druck Und Verlag Von G. Reimer 1882 - VERY GOOD; FIRST EDITION; text in German; 2 volumes; Edited by K. Weierstrass; Volume 1 contains 527 pages and 44 figures; Volume 2 contains 743 pages and 23 figures in a pouch in back of book; the binding is a professional re-bind without spine lettering; the pages inside are clean and unmarked and in extraordinary condition in both volumes; small signature on top of each title page and on inside of each cover; extra shipping may be necessary for 2 thick volumes; Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Treatise on the Law of Stock-Brokers and Stock-Exchanges

      New York: Harper and Brothers. 1882. First. First edition. Full morocco gilt, all edges gilt, possibly a presentation binding or issue. Corners well-rubbed, still a nice and presentable, very good copy. Inscribed by the author: "To Francis N. Bangs, Esq. with sincere regards of John R. Dos Passos. May 22 '82" and with the neat ownership signature of Bangs. Dos Passos was a powerful industrialist and lawyer, and the father of author John Dos Passos, who was conceived out of wedlock in 1896 (he later married his baby-momma in 1910). Bangs was a very prominent attorney specializing in business matters, a founding member of the New York City Bar Association, and its president from 1882 to 1883. His son was the author and satirist John Kendrick Bangs. An interesting association. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The complete works in verse and prose of Edmund Spenser / edited, with a new life, based on original researches, and a glossary embracing notes and illustrations, by the Rev. Alexander B. Grosart. [complete in 9 volumes]

      [London] : printed for private circulation, 1882-1884, 1882, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, Limited EditionGood to very good copies in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Gilt-tooled portrait and decorative border to front panels. Spines bands worn with some fraying evident in places. Spine covers faded and sun-toned. Some fading and toning also evident to the panels of vols. 1-3 and 7-9. Panel edges dulled and rubbed. Bumped corners. Small tear between the top of the spine cover and front panel of vol. 5. Vols. 6, 7, 8 and 9 are unread copies with unopened pages. Fore and bottom page edges rough-trimmed. Internally, pages are clean and bright, with just some scattered spots of marginal foxing evident in places. Remains quite well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Physical description: 9 v. : facsim., ill., maps ; 20 cm. 100 copies only in this form --c.f. title page. Contents: v. 1. Life of Spenser / by the editor, with appendix. Essays: Characteristics of Spenser's poetry / by Aubrey de Vere. Spenser the poet and teacher / by Prof. Edward Dowden. Certain aspects of the poetry of Spenser / by the Rev. W.B. Philpot. The introspection and outlook of Spenser / by the Rev. William Hubbard -- v. 2. The Shepheards calender and Glosse (1597): with various readings of the quartos 1579-91 -- v. 3. Complaints 1590-91. Essay on English pastoral poetry / by E.W. Gosse. Rider on the same ; Who were Rosalinde and Menalcas? ; Notices of Edward Kirke / by the editor -- v. 4. Essays on the minor poems of Spenser / by F.T. Palgrave. Daphnaida: an elegie upon the death of ... Douglas Howard, etc. 1591. Colin Clouts come home again, 1595. Amoretti and Epithalamion, 1595. Fowre hymnes, 1596. Prothalamion, or A spousal verse, etc. 1596. Astrophel, etc. and Sonnets -- v. 5. The faerie queene. bk. i.-ii. -- v. 6. The faerie queene. bk. ii. (continued)-iii. -- v. 7. The faerie queene. bk. iii. (continued)-v. -- v. 8. The faerie queene. bk v. (continued)-vi. Two cantos of Mvtabilitie. Letter to Sir Walter Raleigh. Commendatory poems and sonnets -- v. 9. Prose: A veue of the present state of Ireland. Letters, etc. Subjects: Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599 -- Collected works -- Biography -- English literature -- Poetry -- Verse -- Prose -- Studies, interpretation and criticism.

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        Gorlifiad Cantre'r Gwaelod "The Inundation of Cantre'r Gwaelod" a Dramatic Cantata

      Carnarvon: W. Jarrett Roberts, 1882. Hard Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Inscribed "with the composer's compliments" to (Jarred Lauvago?), 1882. Score to a Cantata composed for the 1881 Merthyr Tydvil National Eisteddvod. Lyrics in Welsh and English. Introductory text in English. 152 pages (score) plus introduction and list of subscribers. Pages and binding intact. Red cloth cover with a spot on front and some rubbing and edge wear, including tears/chips to ends of spine. Good Plus Condition, close to Very Good.

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        Jubal Early Tracking Down a Letter

      Lynchburg, Va. 1882 - Autograph Letter Signed to Edward W. Bok, Lynchburg, Va., April 2, 1882, 2 pp., 4 7/8 x 8 in. Jubal Early, the former Confederate general, informs young Edward Bok that he did not receive the document Bok sent him. He urges Bok to send it again promptly, with adequate postage to insure its successful delivery. TranscriptLynchburg Virginia April 2nd 1882Sir: I am just in receipt of yours of yesterday (The 1st), and in reply I have to inform you that I have not received the document to which you refer, as sent to me on the 15th of last month, or anything whatever from you except the note which came & mail to day.Will you be so good as to inform me of the character of the document sent me, and whether by mail or by express. If sent by mail, and it was a printed document, it is possible that you have omitted to put enough in the ways of postage stamps in the package, and it was not therefore sent, but thrown into a waste basket. I enclose postage stamps for your reply, as from your stamen the matter affects me personally. If the document to which you refer is a printed one, and another copy can be obtained, I will be willing to pay for it on being informed of its character. Answer immediately as I shall leave here on Thursday, the 6th (?) for New Orleans and will possibly be absent two or three weeks. If you get this promptly, and answer at once, your answer can reach me here before I leave. Very Respectfully Your Obdt ServtJ A EarlyEdward W. Bok EsqrHistorical BackgroundThe purpose of the correspondence between Confederate Generals and Edward Bok was to acquire autographs, and valuable Civil War information for "The American Pantheon," a project Bok was clearly excited about, but that never seemed to materialize.Jubal Anderson Early (1816-1894), initially opposed secession, but became of a fervent supporter of the Confederacy. He is credited with several victories, including the First and Second Battle of Bull Run. Infamous for his crude language and habits, Early was famously called "Lee's Bad Old Man". Early never surrendered to the Union, evading capture in his home state of Virginia before fleeing in exile to Mexico and later Canada. President Johnson pardoned Early in 1868, despite the fact that he never took the oath of loyalty to the Union other rebel leaders were compelled to take.Edward William Bok (1863-1930) was a Dutch born American editor and Pulitzer Prize-winning author. He was born in Den Helder, The Netherlands. At the age of six, he immigrated to Brooklyn, New York, USA, and became an office boy with the Western Union Telegraph Company in 1876. In 1882, he began work with Henry Holt and Company, and then, in 1884, he became involved with Charles Scribner's Sons, where he eventually became its advertising manager. From 1884 until 1887, Bok was the editor of The Brooklyn Magazine. His 1920 autobiography, The Americanization of Edward Bok, won the Gold Medal of the Academy of Political and Social Science and the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography. Edward W. Bok died on January 9, 1930.

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        ARTISTI (GLI). Firenze. Carnevale 1882.

      - [Firenze, s.n.t., 1882], raccolta di 92 cartoncini che recano la riproduzione litografica di schizzi, caricature, ritratti, figure e maschere degli Artisti del Circolo Artistico Fiorentino (Zandomenici, Ximenes, Vinea, A. e Fosco Tricca, Muzioli, Mattolini, Massani, Vinea, Dalla Valle, Boldini, ecc.), donati in occasione del carnevale. La serie - contenuta in una cartella editoriale in mezza tela con titolo decorato in litografia applicato sulla coperta anteriore e legacci originali - è formata da 85 cartoncini con disegni in nero e 7 cartoncini con riproduzioni in cromolito. Le dimensioni dei cartoncini in nero sono mm. 135x104; leggermente maggiori e non uniformi le dimensioni di quelli in cromolitografia, tra cui spicca una caricatura in rosso di Signorini di Giovanni Boldini. Buone condizioni. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Two to Go!

      Currier and Ives, New York 1882 - A depiction of the game of billiards., Image Size : 220x340 (mm), 8.625x13.375 (Inches), Platemark Size : , Paper Size : 345x450 (mm), 13.625x17.75 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring, Lithograph

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        Die Aetiologie der Tuberculose. (Nach einem in der physiologischen Gesellschaft zu Berlin am 24. März gehaltenen Vortrag) (pp.221-230).

      - BKW, 19/15. - Berlin, August Hirschwald, Montag, den 10. April 1882, 4°, pp.221-236, feiner Halbpergamenteinband. First Edition, First Appearance in Print of Koch's epochal paper on which he announced March 24 his discovery of the tubercle bacillus, this paper also contains the first statement of "Koch's postulates". The greatest and best known of all of Robert Koch's labors . For this work, in the face of the teaching of the day that tuberculosis was the result of nutritional disturbances, Koch took his place as the greatest bacteriologist of his day and one of the greatest physicians of all time. By the discovery of the actual cause of tuberculosis, real scientific progress was possible toward controlling this widespread affliction. For his discovery of the bacillus of tuberculosis Robert Koch received the Nobel Prize in 1905. " Medical Classic II, No.8, pp.719 - - Robert Koch (1843-1910) studierte zuerst in Göttingen Mathematik und Naturwissenschaften, ging aber schon nach zwei Semestern zum medizinischen Studium über, in dem namentlich der Anatom HENLE, der Physiologe MEISSNER und der Kliniker HASSE besonderen Einfluß auf ihn übten. 1865 - noch als Student - Assistent am Pathologischen Museum, wurde er 1866 promoviert und ging dann für ein Halbjahr nach Berlin. In demselben Jahr erhielt er eine Stelle an der Idiotenanstalt Langenhagen bei Hannover, ließ sich aber 1868 als Arzt in den märkischen Städtchen Niemegk, 1869 in Rakwitz (Posen) nieder. Er nahm am Deutsch-Französischen Feldzug teil und bereitete sich, nach Hause zurückgekehrt, für das Physikatsexamen vor. Nach der bestandenen Prüfung wurde er zum Kreisphysikus des Kreises Bomst in Wollstein ernannt, wo er neben Privat- und Amtspraxis unter primitivsten Verhältnissen jene Untersuchungen begann, die ihn zu unsterblichen Ruhm führen sollten. Hier konnte er nicht nur die bereits von POLLENDER, BRAUELL und DAVAINE im Blute Milzbrandkranker entdeckten Stäbchen feststellen, sondern auch ihre Dauerform beobachten und damit die Aetiologie des Milzbrandes in ihren Grundlagen mit Sicherheit feststellen. Nachdem er wenige Monate eine Stelle als Medizinalbeamter bekleidet hatte, aber wieder nach Wollstein zurückgekehrt war, wurde er 1880 als Regierungsrat und ordentliches Mitglied des Kais. Gesundheitsamtes nach Berlin berufen. 1891 übernahm er unter Aufgabe seiner akademischen Tätigkeit die Leitung des für ihn gegründeten Instituts für Infektionskrankheiten.-cf.Fischer, p.784f. - 1881 "begann Koch seine grundlegenden Arbeiten über die Tuberkulose, die in der Entdeckung des lang gesuchten Tuberkuloseerregers ihre Krönung fanden. Hierüber berichtete er in der denkwürdigen Sitzung der Berliner physiologischen Gesellschaft am 24.März 1882 (.) Zunächst schilderte Koch den mikroskopischen Nachweis des Tuberkelbazillus als charakteristisches, kleines, unbewegliches Stäbchen, das sich im tuberkulösen Material konstant finden läßt, allerdings nur durch bestimmte Färbeverfahren.(.) - Es folgt die Schilderung der Reinkultur, die Erfüllung der zweiten Forderung des Erregernachweises(.). - Mit der Klärung der dritten Frage, "ob die isolierten Bazillen, wenn sie dem Thierkörper wieder einverleibt werden, den Krankheitsprozeß der Tuberkulose auch wieder zu erzeugen vermögen", konnte Koch das letzte Glied in der Beweiskette einfügen und zusammenfassend sagen: " Alle diese Versuche zusammengenommen berechtigen zu dem Ausspruch, daß die in den tuberkulösen Substanzen vorkommenden Bazillen nicht nur Begleiter des tuberkulösen Prozesses, sondern auch die Ursache desselben sind, und daß wir in den Bazillen das eigentlich tuberkulöse Virus vor uns haben". - Nach dem Vortrag war, wie Loeffler berichtet, "nicht ein einziger im Saal, der nicht, wenn auch wider Willen, von der Richtigkeit dessen, was er gehört und gesehen, überzeugt gewesen wäre und gefühlt hatte, daß er einer epochemachenden, die ganze Medizin erschütternden Verkündigung von ungeheuren Konsequenzen beigewohnt hätte, . [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Berlin, 28. März 1882.. 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo.. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "Ihr Artikel ist von mir [...] aufgenommen u. citiert worden. Wenn Sie ihn reproducieren wollen, so habe ich nichts dagegen. Ich habe inzwischen in der anthroposophischen Gesellschaft einen Vortrag gehalten, der auch schon gedruckt ist, von dem ich aber noch keinen Separatabzug habe. Auch ist im Augenblick in der Zeitschrift für Ethnologie ein Bericht über den Congreß in Tiflis im Druck. Ich werde Ihnen gern beide Exemplare schicken. Vielleicht warten Sie das noch ab [...]". - Auf Briefpapier mit gepr. Briefkopf "Haus der Abgeordneten".

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      1882 - London: Wm. Isbister, 1882. Original sage green cloth decorated in black. First Edition of this collection of five short stories, published in December 1881. In addition to the title story, they are "The Lady of Launay," "Christmas at Thompson Hall," "The Telegraph Girl" and "Alice Dugdale." Curiously, there is also a two-volume Isbister edition of this book (though with continuous pagination), yet this single volume edition is earlier. Since Trollope had wanted the book to be published in one volume only, but then died a year later, Sadleir hypothesizes that Isbister grabbed the opportunity of issuing left-over copies of the book at a two-volume price now that its author could no longer complain.~This copy is in sage green cloth, which is the color most often (though not frequently!) encountered; copies were also bound in blue and in scarlet, without priority. This is a very good-plus copy -- minor wear at the lower extremities, and a trace of soil on the front cover. Sadleir places FRAU FROHMANN in the upper half of Trollope's books in terms of scarcity, and in fact this is only the third copy (and first green one) that we have handled. Sadleir (TROLLOPE) 61. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Marion Fay. A Novel

      London: Chapman & Hall, Limited,, 1882. In Three Volumes. 3 volumes, octavo (180 × 115 mm). Twentieth-century red quarter morocco by Birdsall & Son, green cloth sides, olive morocco labels, marbled edges. Bookplate to each volume. Slightly rubbed at ends of spines, faint toning to margins of contents, an attractive copy. First edition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      - Bella ril. telata con sigla dorata L.H. alla cop., cm 24x32, 47 cartoncini rosa con ben 525 campioni di una vasta tipologia di merletti d’Irlanda magistralmente eseguiti e cuciti su tale supporto. Ottimo esemplare.

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        The Russian Advance towards India. Conversations with Skobeleff, Ignatieff, and other Distinguished Russian Generals and Statesmen, on the Central Asian Question.

      Sampson Low London 1882 - 8vo. xx, 338pp., 1 page ads at end, folding colour map (lightly spotted). Original red pictorial cloth gilt; neatly recased, spine darkened. Very good copy of the first edition. A scarce work by this prolific and important commentator on the Russian threat to British interests in India and Central Asia. A former correspondent in St. Petersburg for the London Globe, he was fluent in Russian and knew a number of the Tsar's leading generals personally. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Butterflies of India, Burmah and Ceylon.

      Calcutta, Central Press Co., 1882-1890. 3 volumes. Royal-8vo (245 x 155mm). pp. xv, 1162, with 32 (3 chromo- ) lithographic plates and many figures in the text. Contemporary brown half calf, gilt ornamented spines with gilt lettering. A descriptive handbook of all the known species of Rhopalocerous Lepidoptera inhabiting that region. Notices of allied species occuring in the neighbouring countries along the border are given also. George Frederick Leycester Marshall (1843-1934) was a Colonel in the Indian Army. He was a naturalist interested in the birds and butterflies of India. Marshall described several new species of butterflies, along with Lionel de Nicéville, and discovered the White-tailed Iora, sometimes referred to as Marshall's Iora. An attractively bound copy.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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        Australian Orchids.

      Richards., Sydney: - October 1882, part 7 of the 12 part set. Folio, approx. 15 x 24", of 9 single and 1 double page hand colored lithographic plates of Australian orchids, with corresponding letterpress text. Includes the West Australian spider orchid. Orig. green printed wrappers, cloth spine. Top foredge corner missing, slt. chipped o/w in very good condition. The plates are immaculate. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Illustrated Biographies of Modern Artists

      Paris: Librairie d'art, Ludovic Baschet. 1882. First. First edition. Limited to 1200 copies, of which this is number 774. Large folio. Complete as issued with 36 original full page etchings, full page plates, and illustrations throughout the text. Contemporary full calf with elaborate gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. The binding is dry and moderately scuffed at the edges, small bump to the text pages at the rear, else very good or better. Contains biographies of twelve contemporary artists: Sir Frederick Leighton, John Everett Millais, Hubert Herkomer, Laurence Alma-Tademo, Paul Jacques Aime Baudry, Josef Israels, Adolf F.E. Menzel, Carl von Piloty, Hans Makart, James Clarke Hook, Alexandre Cabanel, and Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier. A beautifully designed and printed volume with original etchings by Josef Israels, Paul Rajon, E.A. Champollion, W. Hecht, William Unger, and others. .

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        Handwritten Unpublished Poem with an original cabinet photograph

      Denver, CO, 1882. unbound. Exceptional unpublished signed poem, titled "My Thirty Second Birthday," 1 page, 8.5 x 4.75 inches, four stanzas. Written on the back of a restaurant check made out to Fields for $3.00 at the Hotel Brunswick in Denver, Colorado, on August 31, 1882. This humorous poem was created on the spot for his friend Corporal Raymond, who accompanied Field to the restaurant in celebration of his 32nd birthday -- and then picked up the check for $3.00, in small part, consisting of the 2nd and 4th verses: "The gallant Corporal Raymond said 'Who dares to send an order here?' Yet by the living and the dead - And by the hairs of this proud head, if it be Field - there's difference there! So Corporal Raymond paid the bill - Three dollars! Blush O muse, to say - Three dollars for the juice of still - And meats he took to make his fill - So fritter man their gold away!" Accompanied by an original cabinet photograph taken on that memorable day by Charles Bohm, depicting Eugene Field, Corporal Raymond, and two unidentified people posed in a studio setting, possibly unique. The poem has three horizontal folds, several small smudges, and a light strip of uneven toning on the right edge. Very good condition. American writer best known for his children's poetry and humorous essays.

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        Rhopalocera Malayana: a description of the Butterflies of the Malay Peninsula.

      London, the author, (&) Penang, D. Logan, 1882-1886. 4to (310 x 245mm). pp. xvi, (4), 481, (1, errata), (6, description of plates), with 46 chromo-lithographic plates. Contemporary red half morocco, richly gilt decorated spine in 6 compartments. A splendidly produced work on the butterflies of the Malay Peninsula. The beautiful chromo-lithographed plates are by Horace Knight. Alfred Russel Wallace comments about the first part in the 4 May 1882 issue of 'Nature' as follows: 'We have received the first part of this handsome work, in which it is proposed to describe and figure all the species of butterflies which inhabit the Malay Peninsula and the islands of Penang and Singapore. Forty-four coloured figures of butterflies are given in this part, occupying four plates of large quarto size: and they are most admirably executed in chromo-lithography. Some of the figures, indeed, are hardly to be distinguished from good hand-colouring. The descriptions are full and careful, and much judgment is shown in using, as far as possible, old and well-established names, and in rejecting needless sub-divisions of the genera. It is expected that the work will be completed in six or seven parts, forming a handsome quarto volume; and we trust that the author may obtain numerous subscribers in our wealthy colonies of Singapore and Penang, as well as at home, to encourage him to complete the work in the same full and careful manner as he has commenced it'./William Lucas Distant's (1845-1922) passion for natural history began to develop during a whaling voyage with his father in 1867. He paid 2 lengthy visits to Transvaal publishing in 1900-11 his 'Insecta Travaaliensis'. He was employed by the Trustees of the Natural History Museum at S. Kensington to rearrange their extensive collections of Rhynchota. A mint copy of this rare book.//Nissen ZBI, 1114.

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        Autograph Letter Signed, on paper, in English to Sen. George F. Edmunds

      Washington, DC, 1882.

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        A Treatise on the Law of Stock-Brokers and Stock-Exchanges

      New York: Harper and Brothers. 1882. First. First edition. Full morocco gilt, all edges gilt, possibly a presentation binding or issue. Corners well-rubbed, still a nice and presentable, very good copy. Inscribed by the author: "To Francis N. Bangs, Esq. with sincere regards of John R. Dos Passos. May 22 '82" and with the neat ownership signature of Bangs. Dos Passos was a powerful industrialist and lawyer, and the father of author John Dos Passos, who was conceived out of wedlock in 1896 (he later married his baby-momma in 1910). Bangs was a very prominent attorney specializing in business matters, a founding member of the New York City Bar Association, and its president from 1882 to 1883. His son was the author and satirist John Kendrick Bangs. An interesting association. .

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        The Stolen White Elephant

      James R Osgood & Co, Boston 1882 - 306+[12 ad] pages Duodecimo (6 3/4" x 5") bound in decorative brown and cream cloth with gilt blind stamped "Mark Twain" to cover and head of an elephant and brown lettering to spine and cover. (BAL 3404) First edition. The title-story of this collection of 18 stories (including all of those previously printed in Punch, Brothers, Punch!) is a wonderful burlesque about a sacred white elephant that is stolen while being transported from Siam, via New Jersey, to Queen Victoria, as a diplomatic gesture of goodwill after the settlement of the dispute. It is an early detective story itself, although the dozens of detectives involved in the search are hopelessly inept. The book is recorded only in one binding, and there was but one printing. BAL describes the cloth as "tan," but it is really a cream pictorial cloth stamped in brown and gilt. Most copies are indeed tan, having aged with time. When Osgood's business failed a few years after publication his stock was taken over by Charles L Webster, who issued copies of the original sheets with his own cancel title-page. This is not recorded by Johnson or BAL, but the only copy seen was in green cloth with Webster's imprint at foot. ( Firsts Volume 8, numbers 7/8 page 45-46) Condition: Some foxing to covers, as usual, spine ends lightly rubbed, previous owner's gift inscription to front end paper else a very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Broadsheet]: Larimore! The Greatest Railroad Center of Northern Dakota! The Only Point Having Two Competing Lines of Railroads in Northern Dakota, Except Fargo

      [No place - St. Louis?]: A. Gast & Co.. 1882. First. Broadsheet. Measuring 10.75" x 14". Slight irregular folds, tiny splits, a small and light stain, still about near fine. One side is text in various interesting typefaces to promote the newly founded city, the verso displays a map of Larimore and a caricature of a black schoolmaster pointing to the city, while a half dozen young black boys carry on happily and mischievously. An unusual western promotional broadsheet with blunt black caricatures. The map is displayed as a wall map in a school, the schoolmaster holds a book that reads "Look here, look there, look way over yonder at the rising young city of Larimore." The books that the children are brandishing also contain praise for Larimore. OCLC locates a single copy, at the Denver Public Library; not in American Memory. .

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        Two Panoramic Views. Photographien van den Regter Maasoever boven en beneden Maastricht. 1. Gezicht op den regter-Maasoever bij middelmatige overstrooming (29 December 1882). 2. Gezicht op dezelfde streek bij gewonen waterstand der Maas (4 Maart 1883).

      Maastricht, 1882-1883. Original photographs, albumen prints, two panoramic views, each in 3 parts, 17 x 55 cm on one mount (48,5 x 66 cm). - - - Twee Torens, IJzeren spoorbrug, Kasteel Borgharen, Locomotieven loods De Bek, Station der Staatsspoorw., Overstrooming tusschen Grand Centr. Belge, Limmel en Borgharen, Rijksweg v. Maastricht naar Meerssen, Toren Dorp Limmel, Kasteel Bethléem, Overstroomde Landerijen in het Meerssenerveld, Villa Kanjel. Bijlage van de Derde Memorie van Toelichting betrekkelijk de overstroomingen der Maas boven en beneden Maastricht, houdende tevens de Aanwijzing van de weg te ruimen hindernissen in de Maas, die den vrijen afvoer van het water der rivier beletten, en van de verbeteringen, noodzakelijk om de overstroomingen tegen te gaan. - Ingediend aan Z. E. den Minister van Waterstaat H. & N. en aan de leden der Tweede Kamer van de Staten-Generaal dato 18 Mei 1883 door het lid der provinciale Staten van Limburg, Eugène Regout te Meerssen. KEYWORDS:netherlands/maastricht.

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      Philadelphia, PA: Henry Carey Baird & Co, 1882. cloth, spine gilt-stamped, decorated endpapers. 8vo. cloth, spine gilt-stamped, decorated endpapers. xxviii, 17-388, 31+(1) pages. First American edition of a dyer's handbook (Ron, Biblioteca Tinctoria 0113). Preface and poetic address "to my readers" by the author. Table of contents, appendix, glossary, index. With 171 mounted samples (complete) of dyed fibers, yarns, woven cloths, and felts in text. This is a several times enlarged edition of the author's Dyer's Handbook (Manchester: John Heywood, and London: Simkin, Marshall & Co, 1875), listed in Ron (0114). Publisher's catalogue follows text. Covers rubbed and scuffed, especially at edges. Back inside hinge slightly cracked. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. Samples have sometimes offset onto opposite page.

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        The Scots Men-at-Arms and Life Guards in France from their formation until their final dissolution, 1418-1830. With etched plates by Major H de Grandmaison

      Edinburgh: William Patterson, first edition , 1882. 2 volumes. 43 plates, vignettes and facsimiles on Holland paper. Folio. Publisher's blue cloth decorated in gold with crowns and grenades; the etched plates are very slightly offset. Number 163 of a limited edition of 312 copies.

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        The Ruined Abbeys of Britain.

      n.d.(1882) - 2 volumes continuous pagination, folio (11 x 15in., 280 x 380mm) original pictorial cloth, gilt, slightly worn overall. 12 woodblock colour-printed plates of Abbeys with surrounding scenery, from drawings by A.F.Lydon, printed by Fawcett, in same style as Morris’s Picturesque Seats but larger all round. Many wood-engravings in text. McLean, Fawcett 120. Fine examples of woodblock colour printing. Includes Tintern, Fountain, Melrose, Bolton, Glastonbury, Dryburgh, Kirkstall, Netley, Furness, Whitby, Jedburgh, and Rievaulx Abbeys. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les sonnets luxurieux du divin Pietro Aretino

      Paris: Isidore Liseux et ses amis, 1882. Prima edizione di 100 esemplari. bella rilegatura francese di A. Mertens in mezza pelle ed angoli e carta marmorizzata ai piatti, titolo in oro al dorso. Copertina originale conservata all'interno (rebound in half leather). Ottimo (Fine). 8vo. Texte italien, le seul authentique et traduction littérale par le Traducteur des Ragionamenti. Avec une Notice sur les Sonnets luxurieux, l'époque de leur composition, les rapports de l'Arétin avec la Cour de Rome, et sur les dessins de Jules Romain gravés par Marc-Antoine. Fregi in nero all'inizio e alla fine di ciascun sonetto Bell'esemplare con pagine bianche

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        A Concise History of the Mormon Battalion in the Mexican War, 1846-1847.

      [Salt Lake City]: 1881 [but 1882]. - 8vo., (8 6/8 x 5 6/8 inches). Original black cloth, spine gilt (rebacked preserving most of the original spine). Provenance: with the bookplate of James S. Copley on the front paste-down, his sale, Sotheby's New York "Magnificent American, Historical Documents", 10th May 2011, lot 1059. First edition, of "THE EARLIEST AND PROBABLY THE BEST BOOK ON THE FAMOUS MORMON BATALLION OF THE MEXICAN WAR" (Zamorano 80). Tyler was a member of the Battalion which was organized in Council Bluffs and marched to San Diego. A complete list of the members of the battalion is included at the end. Many of them remained in California and became notable citizens. Tyler records a battalion anthem: "All hail the brave Battalion! / The noble, valiant band, / That went and served our country / With willing heart and hand. / Altho' we're called disloyal / By many a tongue and pen, / Our nation boasts no soldiers / So true as 'Mormon' men." Cowan p 648; Flake 9063; Graff 4226; Howes T447; Zamorano 80 75. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Building Plans, Elevations, Details, and Sketches for Structures in San Francisco

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer. Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size varies. 52 sheets. James Hansen Hjul (1882 - 1957), a structural engineer, constructed many buildings in San Francisco. He was the founder of the J.H. Construction Company and was listed as a contractor, civil engineer, structural engineer and construction engineer in San Francisco City Directories from 1907 to 1958. Most of his work occurred in the South of Market area on warehouses and industrial buildings.

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        Champignons observés à la Rochelle et dans les environs.

      La Rochelle, Mareschal & Martin/ Paris, G. Baillière, 1882. 2 volumes (text & atlas). 8vo (210 x 135mm, text) and (240 x 150mm, atlas). pp. 296 (i. e. pp. 99-394), with 56 lithographed plates of which 7 handcoloured. Contemporary half cloth, marbled sides, spines with red and green gilt lettered labels. A rare work published in the 'Acad. de la Rochelle, Annales'. According to Stafleu & Cowan some copies have coloured plates.//Stafleu & Cowan 476; Schliemann 90.

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        A Concise History of the Mormon Battalion in the Mexican War 1846-1847.

      [Salt Lake City], 1881 (but 1882). - 8vo., (9 ¼ x 6 ¼ inches). (Evenly tanned, one or two short tears). Near contemporary black half diced calf, with gilt lettering to spine (slightly edgeworn). Provenance: Bookplate of Joseph Gregg Layne to front pastedown. First edition. The "earliest and probably the best book on the famous Mormon battalion of the Mexican War. Written by one of its members." (Zamorano 80). Tyler was a member of the Battalion which was organized in Council Bluffs and marched to San Diego. "The battalion, about five hundred strong, was organized at Council Bluffs in July, 1846, Col. Allen in command. After a tedious march, attended by many hardships, it reached San Diego in January, 1847, where it was mustered out" (Cowan). "Though dated 1881, internal statements indicate its actual publication in 1882" (Howes). Pages 118-125 contain a "List of Names in the Mornon [sic] Battalion," adding a personal element to the story. Joseph Gregg Layne (1885-1952) was a leading authority and bibliographer of Californiana, who also worked with the "Quarterly for the Historical Society of Southern California" as President, member of the Board of Directors, and Editor. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Megan Scauri, M.A., M.L.S., in the Rare Book Department. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Aus Persien. Aufzeichnungen eines Oesterreichers, der 40 Monate im Reiche der Sonne gelebt und gewirkt hat.

      Wien, R. v. Waldheim, 1882.. 2 Bl., 260 S. mit 17 Holzschnitten im Text und auf Tafeln. HLeder der Zeit mit dekorativer RVergoldung. Einband etwas berieben. Papierbedingt einheitlich gebräunt, ordentliches Exemplar.

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        The History of The Restoration of Monarchy in France. 4 Vols

      George Bell, London 1882 - 4 volumes. Translated by Capain Rafter. Very fine contemporary green half calf and cloth binding. Raised bands and gilt titles to spine. Marbled endpapers and page edges. A very handsome set. Rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Anah Dunsheath Rare Books ABA ANZAAB]
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        TWO ON A TOWER

      1882 - New York: John W. Lovell Company, n.d. [1882]. Original brown cloth decorated in black. Early (first?) American edition. This Hardy novel first appeared serially in Atlantic Monthly, where it ran from May through December 1882, paving the way for it to be pirated once complete. The three-volume English edition came out at the end of October, as well. Early in December, three American editions came out -- the authorized one, in Henry Holt's "Leisure Hour Series," plus two pirated ones, in John Lovell's "Lovell's Library" and in George Munro's "Seaside Library." Purdy notes,~The Holt and Munro editions are listed in Publishers' Weekly, 9 December. The Lovell's Library edition is not listed at all and may have been a bit earlier. It [the cheaper version bound in wrappers] is dated 14 November, but such dates are hardly trustworthy.~This is one of the copies bound in cloth, with "Lovell's Library" at the top of the spine. Condition is near-fine (just a bit of rubbing at the corners), with some faint foxing on the extremely cheap textual paper. See Purdy p. 47. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      Rome, 1882. - 8vo. 2 pp. Autograph manuscript of a poem about Miramare, inspired by the writer‘s stay there in July 1878. "O Miramare, sovra le tue bianche | torri attegiate per lo ciel piovorno, | come un stuolo di sinistri ucceli | passan le nubi. | O miramare, contro i tuoi graniti | grigie dal fosso pelago salendo | come un ribrotto - d‘anime crucciose | piangono l‘onde". - Slightly foxed.

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        Two rare teenage signatures of the future President signed <I>?J. Calvin Coolidge?</I> ? with numerous signatures of his father, grandfather, and stepmother in the same register

      Plymouth, Vermont, 1882-1907 ?Record of Registered Matter Received and Delivered at _____ Post Office.? The postmaster has penned ?Plymouth, Vt? and signed his or her name next to ?Postmaster? on a few of the 35 filled-in pages, 15.25? x 10.5?, front and verso. There are 23 lines on each page, with a total of approximately 800 signatures of residents of Plymouth receiving registered mail. Bound with string, back cover present. There are six loose sheets, each frayed at the edge where once bound, and 67 printed pages at the end which are not filled in.The Postmaster, or a clerk, filled out the columns headed ?Date of arrival,? ?Registered package no.,? ?Postmark of Package,? ?Date of bill,? ?No. of letter or parcel,? ?Class,? ?Postmark of Reg. Letter or Parcel,? ?Name of addressee of registered letter or parcel,? and ?Date of delivery.? The last column is headed ?Signature of person to whom delivered.?Calvin Coolidge attended

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        A Treatise on the Law of Stock-Brokers and Stock-Exchanges

      Harper and Brothers, New York 1882 - First edition. Full morocco gilt, all edges gilt, possibly a presentation binding or issue. Corners well-rubbed, still a nice and presentable, very good copy. Inscribed by the author: "To Francis N. Bangs, Esq. with sincere regards of John R. Dos Passos. May 22 '82" and with the neat ownership signature of Bangs. Dos Passos was a powerful industrialist and lawyer, and the father of author John Dos Passos, who was conceived out of wedlock in 1896 (he later married his baby-momma in 1910). Bangs was a very prominent attorney specializing in business matters, a founding member of the New York City Bar Association, and its president from 1882 to 1883. His son was the author and satirist John Kendrick Bangs. An interesting association. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Ein Tag aus dem Kinderleben. 16 Bilder nach Originalzeichnungen von Clara Kelber

      Neu-Ruppin, Oehmigke 1882 - Wegehaupt II, 3610. - Sehr schön illustriertes Kinderbuch; die Zeichnungen stammen von Clara Kelber und zeigen den Tageslauf eines Kindes in 16 Stationen, darunter Nach dem Erwachen , Frühstück , Vom Haus zur Schule , In der Schule und drei weitere Bilder mit Szenen aus dem Schultag, Das Mittagsbrod , Spiel im Hofe , Erholung nach der Arbeit , Abendspaziergang , Das Abendbrod , Das Märchenerzählen , Schlafengehen . Die dargestellten Szenen haben durchwegs etwas Idyllisches und sind gewissermaßen in Richter'scher Manier aufgefasst. - Etwas braunfleckig, sonst gut erhalten Titel, 32 Seiten, 16 braungrundig getönte lithographische Tafeln Illustr. lithogr. Original-Karton (Rücken erneuert), Qu.4°

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