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        Les Arachnides de Belgique (Book X)

      Brussels, Belgium: Hayez. 1882. First. First edition. Two volumes. Folios. Twenty-seven color plates. Text in French. Very good in thick wrappers with some edgewear along the spine of the wraps on both volumes. Volume I contains primarily color plates of arachnids on every other recto while volume II contains descriptions of the plates. From the Royal Annals of Natural History of Belgium. Title loosely translates to "The Spiders of Belgium." .

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        EPISODIOS NACIONALES ( 10 Vols.)

      Imp. La Guirnalda. 1882-1885 - Madrid, 1882 -1885 . ilustrados con grabados y viñetas en el texto por Enrique y Arturo Melida, Pellicer, Estéban, Ferriz, Sojo, Gómez Soler, Beruete, Mestres, y otros. Encuad : Tela editorial estampada . 18,5 x 27cms. (Vol I) 2 h., 378pág. (Vol II) 2 h., 419pág. (Vol III) 2 h., 439pág. (Vol IV) 2 h., 435pág. (Vol V) 2 h., 454pág. (Vol VI) 2 h., 367pág. (Vol VII) 2 h., 420pág. (Vol VIII) 2 h., 374pág. (Vol IX) 2 h., 424pág. (Vol X) 2 h., 455-VIIpág. Tema : Autores Hispanos Contemporáneos, Historia de España . Libros ligeramente fatigados con roces en puntas y lomera superior e inferior, algunos puntos de óxido . ( v. fotos ampliadas ) .

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        Christowell. A Dartmoor Tale. In three volumes.

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington Ltd., 1882 - 3 volumes, octavo. Original red cloth, covers with publisher's devices in blind, titles to spines gilt, cream coated endpapers. Housed in an early 20th-century morocco-backed bookform slipcase, lettered in gilt. Some hinges starting, spines very lightly cocked, a couple of signatures in volume III a trifle proud, cloth very lightly marked, still an excellent set of a scarce book. First edition, presentation copy, with Blackmore's autograph presentation inscription to the front free endpaper of volume I: "To Archdeacon Sanders, with many grateful memories. Decr 1881", in Blackmore's hand but unsigned, as was his habit with presentation copies. Sanders, Archdeacon of Exeter Cathedral, could have been remembered with gratitude for his part in Blackmore's education. After an old-fashioned grammar school education at Blundell's School, Tiverton, Blackmore gained a school scholarship to Exeter College, Oxford. Sadleir 220. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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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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        Vega-expeditionens vetenskapliga iakttagelser bearbetade af deltagare i resan och andra forskare utgifna af A. E. Nordenskiöld. Volym 1-5

      F. & G. Beijers Förlag, Stockholm 1882-1887. [6],812 + [4],516 + [4],529 + [6],582 + [6],535 sidor + 8 utvikbara tabeller och 140 kartor och planscher, mÃ¥nga utvikbara och kolorerade + figurer och tabeller i texten. Bundna i 5 uniforma röda halvklotband med ryggförgyllning, stämkmarmorerade snitt och alla häftesomslag samt ryggar medbundna längst bak i varje del (etikett: Karlstedts, Skövde). [25x17 cm]. Sällsynt komplett. Gedigna band i fint skick. Hulth 82. Komplett version av de vetenskapliga observationerna frÃ¥n Vega-expeditionen 1878-1880 utarbetade av medlemmar av expeditionen och andra forskare, och utgiven av A. E. Nordenskiöld.

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        A Soldier's Life and Work in South Africa. 1872–1879

      London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, , 1882. A Memoir of the Late Colonel A.W. Durnford. Edited by his Brother, Lieut.-Colonel E[dward] Durnford, Part Author of the "History of the Zulu War and its Origin". Octavo. Original red decorative cloth, rebacked in red cloth with a tan morocco label. Mounted "Woodburytype" photograph portrait frontispiece and folding coloured map. Light browning, a couple of pages reinforced at the fore-edge, a few neat annotations to the text, map with one or two short splits at the folds, one old paper tape repair verso, but overall very good, the cloth a little rubbed and spotted. First Edition. Uncommon account of Durnford's service in South Africa, an apologia edited by his brother: "The court of inquiry into the loss of the camp duly attributed most of the blame for the defeat to Durnford's rash conduct. This was hardly surprising since Chelmsford's staff were determined to make Durnford the scapegoat for the disaster. His brother Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Durnford and Frances Colenso endeavoured through their writings and public lobbying to rehabilitate his reputation. They did not wholly succeed. Durnford's heroic death did much to blunt public criticism of him, but there can be little doubt that his actions contributed materially to the disaster at Isandlwana. As Sir Theophilus Shepstone wrote of him, Durnford was 'as plucky as a lion but as imprudent as a child'" (ODNB).

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        VIZCAYA,HISTORIA GENERAL;COROGRAFIA PROVINCIA DE GUIPUZCOA,DESCRIPCION GENERAL

      . Zustand: Muy Bien Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Barcelona. 19x12. 1882-84. Pasta espanola. 413Pag(Historia general de Vizcaya), precedida de un prologo del P. Fidel Fita+298Pag+2h (Descripcion general de Provincia de Guipuzcoa). Magnifico ejemplar con dos Obras. Ref 8.3 Biblioteca A

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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 - 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. Very 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. 1 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Conspectus Psittacorum. Systematische Uebersicht aller bekannten Papageienarten.

      Berlin: Selbstverglag des Verfassers, 1882. - 8vo., (9 ¼ x 5 7/8). Folding table. Contemporary half green morocco, marbled paper boards, original green printed paper wrappers bound in (worn with loss to head of the spine and corners), the spine in five compartments with four raised bands, decorated with gilt tooling in four, and with gilt lettering in one. Provenance: Presentation copy from the author to Dr. Émil August Göldi (1859-1917); with Göldi's bookplate to front pastedown and his ownership stamps to recto of front free endpaper and title page. PRESENTATION COPY FROM AUTHOR REICHENOW, GERMAN ORNITHOLOGIST, TO GÖLDI, SWISS-BRAZILIAN ZOOLOGIST AND EPIDEMIOLOGIST First edition. Anton Reichenow, a German ornithologist and herpetologist, was a particular expert on parrots, and this book is, as both the Latin and German titles suggest, a systematic survey of all parrot species known at the time of publication. He created a system of classifying birds, in which he designated six groups: "shortwings, swimmers, stiltbirds, skinbills, yoketoes, and treebirds." Although this terminology was not widely adopted by ornithologists, it is used in the standard decimal library cataloguing system. A number of bird species are named after Reichenow, and he is credited with describing one new genus and two new species of frogs, as well as two new species of lizards. He presented this copy of Conspectus Psittacorum to Swiss-Brazilian naturalist and zoologist Émil August Göldi, who described numerous new species of Brazilian birds and mammals, many of which bear his name. In addition to his zoology work, Göldi also made important contributions to the field of epidemiology and public health in Brazil. In particular he studied the transmission of yellow fever and advocated the importance of fighting the mosquito as the primary carrier of the disease, several years before Oswaldo Cruz's public health campaign. A very good copy illustrating the intellectual relationship of two important scientific figures in the late nineteenth century. 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; Soft Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed.

      Probably London, 30. III. 1882. - 8vo. 2 pp. on double leaf. To an unnamed addressee: "Dear Sir, I have every inclination to assist you, but my difficulty is to obtain a picture. The possessors of my works have so often obliged me in lending pictures for London and Country exhibitions that they are tired of obliging me [.] I will however endeavor to induce some of my friends to help you [.]". - On stationery with embossed address and black border; with stamp of the "Autograph Collection of Dr. Max Thorek | Chicago"; the reverse of f. 2 with small traces of former mounting; [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE GRAPHIC ARTS: A TREATISE ON THE VARIETIES OF DRAWING, PAINTING, AND ENGRAVING IN COMPARISON WITH EACH OTHER AND WITH NATURE

      Seeley Jackson and Halliday, London 1882 - Folio. xvi, 384p. Illustrated with 54 reproductions, mostly full page. Bound by Zaehnsdorf in full brown crushed morocco, t.e.g., with fancy gilt ornamentation in the panels and on the covers as borders and corner ornaments, fancy dentelles. With Zaehnsdorf's gold stamp on the rear pastedown reserved for their finest bindings Front hinged professionally reinforced, and with Japanese paper on the outside for cosmetic purposes, lower hinge replaced in the traditional manner, all else fine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        1882 Time Table showing the First Transcontinental US railroad: "Union and Central Pacific Railroad Line. The Great American Over-Land Route", with large color map.

      Rand McNally,, Chicago: 1882 - Pocket time table with large color map showing the western portion of the first transcontinental railroad, from Council Bluffs and Kansas City and extending west to California. This particular time table is from an Australian collection; the route from Australia has been marked in orange pencil on the map, starting with the trip across the Atlantic, arrival in New York, trip up to Boston, then Quebec, Montreal, Toronto, Buffalo, Chicago, Omaha/Council Bluffs, and from there due west on the Pacific Union line to San Francisco.This first transcontinental line, known as the "Overland Route", was built between 1863 and 1869, when the Central Pacific and the Union Pacific connected at Council Bluffs, and linked up with the existing network to the east, thereby providing rail service for the first time from coast to coast. On May 10, 1869, the famous "Last Spike" was driven at Promontory, Utah, establishing a transportation network which supercharged the economy and migration to the American West.The time table boasts a schedule time between New York of only 7 days for first class trains! Through tickets to Europe are offered, and rates to California from New York "are at present about $138.30 first class; $105.00 second-class; $75.00 third class passage". When the map is folded, one side is devoted to time tables, and the other side to general information. Includes text on Montana and Colorado, luring settlers: "Among the promising Territories of the Union none is at present enjoying a more vigorous growth than Montana. . [this] line in now completed to Butte City, the mining centre of the Territory, and reduces the stage distance to principal points to from eight to twenty-four hours". On Colorado: "The Central and Union Pacific is the only line which can carry passengers from California, Nevada or the Coast, through the wonderfully prosperous and picturesque young state of Colorado. . Every mountain range and every gulch is being prospected." The time table with "Form B-6-82" at the bottom of the front panel. 4 1/2 x 8 1/4" folded, folding open 8 times to 16 1/4 x 43 1/2 wide", with attractive large color map showing the rail lines in black, with branch lines extending north into Montana and Oregon, and south in to Colorado and Utah. Map shows the entire United States as far east as Nova Scotia. The front and back cover panels are both illustrated; one with a map showing an across the world voyage commencing in Europe, crossing the Atlantic and the US to San Francisco, and the Pacific to Japan, Hong Kong, Sidney (sic) and New Zealand. The other cover with a view of the train crossing an elevated bridge & titled "Union Pacific Railway Bridge, Omaha" A few splits at folds, slightly ruffled bottom edges, o/w very good.

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        L'ART - REVUE HEBDOMADAIRE ILLUSTREE 4 VOLUMES DE LA HUITIEME ANNEE (TOME 28 à

      LIBRAIRIE DE L'ART 1882 - RO30104851: Tome 1 : 270 pages, coins frottés, intérieur acceptable. Tome 2 : 271 pages, intérieur acceptable. Tome 3 : 269 pages, intérieur acceptable. Tome 4 : 290 pages, Quelques pages détachées ainsi que quelques pliures, n'altérant pas la lecture. In-Folio Relié demi-cuir. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos à nerfs. Rousseurs Classification Dewey : 700-LES ARTS [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der General Hans Ludwig von Erlach von Castelen. Ein Lebens- und Charakterbild aus den Zeiten des dreißigjährigen Kriegs. Bearbeitet nach zeitgenössischen Quellen, Theile 1 bis 3, Prachtausgabe, 1880 – 1882.

      Bern, Druck und Verlag von K. J. Wyß, 1880 – 1882. - Umfassendes biographisches Werk über den Schweizer General und späteren Staatsmann Hans Ludwig von Erlach (1595 – 1650) und gleichermaßen Quellen- und Darstellungswerk zur politischen und militärischen Geschichte des Dreißigjährigen Krieges. Im Gesamtumfang von ca. 2.300 Seiten. Erlach befand sich von 1623 an in den Diensten des schwedischen Königs Gustav Adorf, der ihn als Generalquartiermeister nach Litauen und Livland schickte. 1637 wechselte der protestantische Erlach in den Dienst des Herzogs Bernhard von Sachsen-Weimar und wurde von diesem zum Gouverneur und Statthalter Vorderösterreichs ernannt. Durch sein Eingreifen in der Schlacht bei Lens 1648 trug Erlach maßgeblich zum Sieg der französischen Truppen über die Spanier bei. Schon 1642 hatte Erlach die Burg Kasteln (im heutigen Schweizer Kanton Aargau) erworben und sie zu einem repräsentativen Schloß umbauen lassen. Nach seinem Spätsitz wurde Erlach später Hans Ludwig von Erlach-Kastelen genannt. Gliederung des Werkes: Theil I: 1618 bis 1639. Mit einem Bildnis des Generals von Erlach und einem Band Urkunden (Urkunden zum Ersten Theil der Lebensbeschreibung des Generals Hans Ludwig von Erlach von Castelen, Gouverneur der Festung Breisach, betreffend die militärische und diplomatische Thätigkeit des Generals im Dienste Herzog Bernhard’s von Sachsen-Weimar 1637 – 1639). X, 671, 265 S. Theil II: 1639 bis 1647. Mit einer Ansicht des Schlosses Castelen im Aargau (als ganzseitiges Frontispiz) und beigedruckten Urkunden. XXX, 643, 94 S. Theil III: 1948 bis 1650. Mit einer Ansicht von Breisach und einem zeitgenössischen Plan der Schlacht bei Lens (mehrfach gefaltete Karte). Ferner mit alphabetischem Sachregister. XIX, 500, 68 S. de 6000 Alle Bände in sehr gutem, gepflegtem Zustand, weder berieben noch bestoßen (allenfalls Rückenschilder leicht berieben), im Leder sehr frisch. Seiten ebenfalls frisch und weitestgehend fleckenfrei (allenfalls wenige Seitenränder leicht fleckig). In toto sehr schönes, nahezu tadelloses Exemplar dieser bibliophilen, aufwendig gestalteten Prachtausgabe des seltenen Werkes. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (Rubrik: Historisch-biographische Werke). Vollständiges Werk in drei Bänden (Urkunden jeweils im Anhang mit eingebunden). Hellbraune Original-Halblederbände mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf schwarzem Rückenschild, goldenen Stempelverzierungen sowie goldgeprägten Ornamentbändern an den Kapitalen. Buchdeckel in mehrfarbiger bräunlicher Marmorierung (Schmuckpapier) und großen Lederecken. Dreiseitiger Rotschnitt. Illustrierte farbige Schmuckvorsätze.

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        The Shield and Banner Won. The Crown of England Lost

      Melbourne:: M.L. Hutchinson,. 1882.. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. A tale of the forty-five when Prince Charlie, the last of the Stuarts, made a final effort to regain the crown of England. Fine colonial full red morocco binding, gold gilt, raised bands, fine Australian gilt crest on rear cover with emu and kangaroo and with banner reading 'Advance Australia'; shield with Southern cross, miners' implements, sheep and sheaf of wheat, inner hinge dentelles, aeg. 8vo, vi + 563pp. 14 plates, brown stain lower margin early pages only.

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        PARIS A TRAVERS LES SIECLES. HISTOIRE NATIONALE DE PARIS ET DES PARISIENS DEPUIS LA FONDATION DE LUTECE JUSQU'A NOS JOURS. 4 TOMES (INCOMPLET MANQUE LE TOME 5 ET 6)

      F. ROY 1882 - R160134155: Tome 1 : 478 pages. Tome 2: 503 pages. Tome 3: 454 pages. tome 4: 478 pages. Pour chaque tomes : 60-63 gravures en noir et blanc et 16 gravures en couleurs dont une en frontispice. Coins et arrêtes du dos frottés. Epidermures sur le dos en cuir. Ouvrage rédigé sur un plan nouveau avec une lettre de M. HENRI MARTIN. In-4 Relié. Bon état. Coins frottés. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 908.4434-Régionalisme : Ile-de-France [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nora : A Play [FIRST UK EDITION PUBLISHED 1882 & SIGNED & DEDICATED BY THE TRANSLATOR]

      Griffith and Farran, U.K, 1882. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Signed by person(s) connected with book. First English Edition of the play, now better known as 'A Doll's House' xxiv, 120 pages, size 6.5 inches tall by 4 inches. Book - [SEE SCAN] - in Near Fine [better than Very Good] bright green contemporary boards with blind stamped decoration and gilt lettering - light marking to the back board, some bumping to the extreme top of the spine. Contents, light browning to the free front and rear endpaper and last page of text, browning and spotting to translator's dedication page, light marking to the occasional page otherwise clean, bright and tightly bound. Signed and Dedicated by the Translator ' Mr S W Browne With Kindest regards from H F Lord Dec 2, 1882.' to the front free end paper. A Lovely Example of this Highly Collectable Title. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 201-750 grams. Category: Literature & Literary; Theatre & Plays. Signed by person(s) connected with book. Inventory No: 004688..

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        The Shield and Banner Won. The Crown of England Lost.

      M.L. Hutchinson,, Melbourne: 1882 - A tale of the forty-five when Prince Charlie, the last of the Stuarts, made a final effort to regain the crown of England. Fine colonial full red morocco binding, gold gilt, raised bands, fine Australian gilt crest on rear cover with emu and kangaroo and with banner reading 'Advance Australia'; shield with Southern cross, miners' implements, sheep and sheaf of wheat, inner hinge dentelles, aeg. 8vo, vi + 563pp. 14 plates, brown stain lower margin early pages only. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Chirurgie antiseptique et théorie des germes. Oeuvres réunies de J. Lister. Traduction du Dr Gustave Borginon.

      H. Manceaux, Bruxelles 1882 - In-8, xvi, 635 pp., figures dans le texte, 1 planche en couleur, demi-chagrin havane moderne, dos à nerfs, titre doré, couvertures conservées, exemplaire non coupé ; les 200 premiers feuillets sont discrètement brunis ; par ailleurs, très bon exemplaire, très frais. Très rare traduction de diverses publications et conférences de Joseph Lister sur l'antiseptie chirurgicale, placées par ordre chronologique (ce qui permet de suivre le cheminement de la pensée de l'auteur). Cet ouvrage est particulièrement important, d'autant plus que les ¿uvres complètes de Lister ne seront publiées en anglais qu'en 1909 et qu'il serait pratiquement impossible aujourd'hui de réunir les tirages à part de ces 18 textes. Il faut particulièrement signaler les deux premiers textes, ainsi que le quatrième : - Nouveau traitement des fractures ouvertes et des abcès ¿ Observations sur les causes de la suppuration (extrait de The Lancet, 1867) : monument capital dans l'histoire de la chirurgie [.] remarquable par l'exactitude des descriptions et la rigueur du raisonnement basé sur l'expérience (Lecène). Lister, s'inspirant des expériences de Pasteur et d'un rapport sur les effets remarquables de l'acide phénique sur les eaux d'égout, utilise des pansements à base d'acide phénique sur les plaies de fractures compliquées. - Le principe antiseptique dans la pratique chirurgicale (Lancet, 1867) : "Lister annonce dans cette communication capitale [.] qu'il a commencé à appliquer l'antisepsie phéniquée à la chirurgie opératoire." (Lecène). Lister pulvérise sur le champ opératoire des vapeurs d'une solution phéniquée forte. - Ligatures artérielles faites d'après la méthode antiseptique : Lister est le premier à employer et à préconiser du catgut antiseptique. Dans les mémoires suivants, Lister rapporte ses recherches visant à améliorer la méthode antiseptique et les résultats extraordinaires de ses travaux qui vont convaincre peu à peu la communauté scientifique internationale. Le traducteur était médecin à Bruxelles. La traduction a été revue par Lister. Cet ouvrage a également été publié à Paris, chez Delahaye & Lecrosnier, la même année (édition sans doute postérieure). cf. pour les publications originales : Printing and the mind of man, 316 ; One hundred books famous in medicine, 75 ; Garrison & Morton, 1619, 2964, 5616, 5634, 5635 ; Zimmerman & Veith, pp. 459-475 ; A. Fandre, pp. 69-72 ; Lecène (L'évolution de la chirurgie), pp. 249-256. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        KANSAS CITY, FORT SCOTT AND GULF RAILROAD. THE SHORT LINE VIA KANSAS CITY TO SOUTHERN MISSOURI, KANSAS, TEXAS AND INDIAN TERRITORY

      Chicago: The J. M. W. Jones Co., 1882., 1882. 8vo. 16" x 15" sheet, eight panels per side, opens to a black & white map of the area from Topeka, Kansas City and St. Louis south and west as far as Van Buren, Okmulkee, Eureka Springs, and Emporia, showing counties, streams, etc. Map caption reads "The only line running through cars between Kansas City and Lamar, Springfield and Joplin, MO. The only good route from Kansas City to Fayetteville, Bentonville, Rogers, Seligman, and the famous Eureka Springs of Arkansas." The reverse side provides promotional text, time tables, one panel shows the interior of a Horton Palace reclining chair car, lands for the home seeker, etc. Promotes 100,000 acres of choice farming land in the Spring River Vallet of southeastern Kansas. Partial red stamp of a land agent on the upper portion of the front panel and a small chip to the bottom edge of the rear panel, else very good.

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        OVERSIZE PHOTOGRAPH: GROUP PORTRAIT OF SUPREME COURT JUSTICES, 1882

      1882 - BELL, C. M., photographer. OVERSIZE PHOTOGRAPH: GROUP PORTRAIT OF SUPREME COURT JUSTICES, 1882. Washington, DC: C. M. Bell, 1882. Framed albumen silver print. Image (with rounded corners at top) approximately 14 1/3 x 20 inches; frame 26 1/4 x 30 1/8 inches. From left to right: Justices Bradley, Woods, Miller, Gray, Chief Justice Waite, Justices Harlan, Field, Blatchford and Matthews. Bell's signature is printed in facsimile on the lower left portion of the mat. Photo in very good condition, except for a small 2 inch flaw to the photo (scrape/tear) below Justice Waite. Wooden frame rough, some staining to mat.

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        The Temples and Towers of the Virgen [Grand Cañon District Atlas Sheet IV]

      Julius Bien & Co, [New York] 1882 - A fine image from "one of the grandest publications of the scientific explorations in the American West", by arguably one of the greatest American topographical artists who recorded this important era of westward expansion This magnificent image is from the atlas volume of the official government report of the first great geological survey of the Grand Canyon. The team assembled to carry out the survey included some outstanding talents: Clarence E.Dutton, the scientist; Jack Hilliers, the photographer, and William Henry Holmes and Thomas Moran as artist-topographers. Holmes had already taken part in the Hayden survey of 1872-1877, and after serving with the Geological survey from 1880-1884, he turned to Ethnology and Anthropology, becoming chief of the Bureau of American Ethnology in 1902. From 1930 to 1932 he was director of the National Gallery of Art. The intention of the survey of the Grand Canyon was strictly scientific, but as Dutton writes in his preface, "I have in many places departed from the severe ascetic style which has become conventional in scientific monographs." This is also true of Moran and Holmes: both were clearly inspired by their subjects. As Wallace Stegner wrote in his introduction to the 1977 reprint of the whole work "Later specialization has eliminated from scientific publications most of the elements that make The Tertiary History so charming. No report written as this one is written would now be published by any government bureau. No illustrators like Moran and Holmes would be permitted to illustrate it. A great book. The Tertiary History has kept its value precisely because it does not specialize". Cf. Francis P.Farquhar. The Books of the Colorado River & the Grand Canyon (Los Angeles: 1953) 73; cf. W.B.Reese & G.A.Miles Depicting America (New Haven: 1992) 40. Tinted lithograph by Julius Bien & Co. (Small tears to original fold and a repaired tear in the left margin).

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        The Transept, Kaibab Division, Grand Canon

      - A wonderfully detailed chromolithographic view by William Holmes and Thomas Moran from Clarence Edward Dutton’s sweeping series "Tertiary History of the Grand Cañon District" published by Julius Bien in Washington in 1882. This print measures 20” x 33”. These magnificent, large-scale panoramic views were included in Clarence Edward Dutton’s "Tertiary History of the Grand Cañon District", a publication that has elicited superlatives from every critic, and is certainly worthy of Francis Farquhar's description of it as "one of the greatest if not the greatest of all Grand Canyon books." Originally published in 1882, Dutton’s definitive work was commissioned as a study of the region’s geology and issued by the fledgling U.S. Geological Survey. Today it is admired as much for its stunning views, contributed by noted artists Thomas Moran and William Holmes, as for its scientific merit. Most of the views were the work of Holmes, an artist-cum-geologist who managed to transmute the rocky strata of the site into golden panoramas that continue to startle viewers as no other canyon art ever has. Although photography had been developed forty years before, and many photographers like Timothy O’Sullivan had already been to the Grand Canyon to take pictures, Holmes’s precision in drawing was able to do what the photo technology of the time could not -- cut through the haze and glare to reveal the canyon in perfect focus, with all of its strata together giving a glimpse of its history more revealing than any picture. Holmes’s imagery expressed visually Dutton’s notion that the Grand Canyon was “a great innovation in modern ideas of scenery, and in our conceptions of the grandeur, beauty, and power of nature.” Overall this print is in very good condition with some light foxing/staining and a few very small tears along edges.

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        The Works of Benjamin Franklin :10 Volumes Complete

      Benjamin Franklin Stevens, London 1882 - "Containing Several Political and Historical Tracts Not Included In Any Former Edition, and Many Letters Official and Private Not Hitherto Published, With Notes and a Life of the Author by Jared Sparks." 10 Volumes Complete. Brown cloth with gilt spine titles; edges and exteriors worn; edges uncut; front or rear hinge cracked on Volumes I, III, V, and IX, front and rear hinge split on Volumes VI; interiors of all volumes are clean and unmarked; frontispieces in black and white; many unopened pages throughout all volumes. Volume I, 612 pages; Volume II, 557 pages; Volume III, 577 pages; Volume IV, 539 pages; Volume V, 516 pages; Volume VI, 578 pages; Volume VII, 568 pages; Volume VIII, 554 pages, Volume IX, 550 pages; Volume X, 540 pages. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        VIAJES AL POLO NORTE por el capitán Nares con los buques de la marina real británica el "Alert" y el "Discovery" (1875-76), y por el Dr. Nordenskiold en el "Vega" (1879-80). Traducciones del inglés y del sueco por. L. de Verneuil y C.A. Talavera."

      La Popular, Barcelona 1882 - 2 vols. 30x22. Anteport, port, frontis, 383p (pp.3-6 sueltas), 7 láms. grabs, 2 mapas despl, grabs. en texto = anteport, frontis, port, 772p, 9 láms, 10 mapas despl. Ambos con óxido. Enc. edit. estampada en dorados, algo ajada. "- Palau 187654. De los dos vols. hay que destacar por su importancia, mérito científico y precisión de los detalles geográficos, geológicos, zoológicos y antropológicos, el segundo ,"Circumnavegación del Asia y Europa", de Nordenskiold. Extraordinario." 1882

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        Die Umsegelung Asiens und Europas auf der Vega. Mit einem historischen Rückblick auf frühere Reisen längs der Nordküste der Alten Welt (2 Bde.).

      Leipzig, Brockhaus, 1882 - Gr.8°, Fronti., (XIV u. XII) 477 u. 451 S., 206 u. 294 Abb., 9 u. 10 teilw. farb. (Falt-)Karten. (compl.)., OLwd., goldgepr., marmor. Schnitt., Min. gebrauchspurig, 2 Karten mit Einrissen im Bund, sonst tadell. Autorisierte deutsche Ausgabe. Mit Porträt in Stahlstich u. Abbildungen in Holzschnitt. Mit Abbildungsverzeichnis. 2800 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire Du Droit et Des Institutions Politiques, Civiles et Judiciaires De L'Angleterre Compares Au Droit et Aux Institutions De La France (6 volumes)

      A. Durand et Pedone-Lauriel, Paris, 1882. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Complete 6 volume set. Rebound in green cloth boards with yellow endpages and gilt title. Published between 1882-1883. Text clean and in FRENCH. Light foxing to quarter of the pages. Light writing on front endpages and title pages. Bookplates on front pastedown. Bumping and rubbing to boards at corners and spine ends. Vol I and II: Still have original front wrap, other volumes do not. Vol V: Front hinge cracked and spine not attached to binding but binding still secure and boards still attached to spine. Vol VI: Tanning to title page and rear free endpage. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 021228..

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        Washington - Irvine Correspondence, the Official Letters Which Passed Between Washington and Brig. - Gen. William Irvine and Others Concerning Military Affairs in the West from 1781 to 1783

      David Atwood, Madison, Wi 1882 - Front hinge cracked. Illustrated. Spine & corners rubbed. Howes B-1068. 430 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        General Robert C. Richardson, Jr.'s 4-Star General Flag!

      n.p., n.d. Flag, 51? x 38?. Two sided, gold-fringed flag of red with four white stars embroidered on each side. Fine condition. Gen. Robert C. Richardson, Jr. (1882-1954) commanded the U.S. Army, Pacific (Hawaiian Department) during the height of World War II in 1943 until his retirement in 1946. During that time he was also named Military Governor of Hawaii and Commanding General of U.S. Army Forces in the Pacific Ocean Areas. During his Hawaiian command, Gen. Richardson oversaw the construction in Fort Shafter on Oahu of what is now called Richardson Hall in a remarkably short time of 49 days. Known as the "Pineapple Pentagon" during the war, it has remained the planning and operational support centers for soldiers of the U.S. Army, Pacific, since 1944. In 1944, Richardson went to Saipan to review Army troops and present awards. He did this without first consulting with Gen. Holland Smith, USMC, who had operational control there, and who became angry with Richardson. Ric

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        Thierleben. Allgemeine kunde des thierreichs .

      Bibliographischen Instituts 1882 - Zoological encyclopedia complete in 10 volumes. Half leather with reinforced cloth backstrips. Marbled edges. Leather is chipped from some coners. Edgewear, corners bumped. 1 hinge broken. Some toning, else clean, tight. Illustrations by Gustav M [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Brehms Tierleben. Allgemeine Kunde des Thierreichs. Erste Abtheilung: Säugetiere I.-III. Zweite Abtheilung: Vögel I.-III. Dritte Abtheilung: Kriechtiere, Lurche und Fische I.-II. Vierte Abtheilung: Wirbellose Thiere I.-II.

      Leipzig u.a., Bibliograph. Inst., 1882 - 1883.. 10 Bde. XIV + 706, XII + 628, XII + 756, XIV + 754, XVI +699, XVI + 671, XIV + 673, XVI + 426, XXX + 711, XXVI + 582 S. OHld.. 2. gänzlich neubearb. u. verm. Aufl. Kolorierte Ausgabe mit allen Tafeln. - R. berieben, bei zwei Bänden die R. etw. angeplatz, ein Band m. kl. Fehlstelle am oberen Kapital (siehe Foto), leichte Gbrsp., geringfügig u. vereinzelt stockfleckig. - Gesuchtes Werk mit prächtigen Tierdarstellungen, die meisten Tafeln als Chromolithographien.

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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, UNPUBLISHED MSS, COLLECTIONS OF SUCCESSIVE CHESHIRE ANTIQUITIES . . .

      George Routledge and Son, London 1882 - 2nd edition, revised and enlarged by Thomas Helsby. Three volumes bound in six; engraved portraits and plates; full-page coloured map of the County; 2 hand-coloured plates of painted glass, armorials ot text, some minor spotting, top edges gilt, others untrimmed, later red quarter morocco gilt, folio, some rubbing to spine edges, leather a little cracked to bottom of one hinge, otherwise very good. NOTES: George Omerod (1785-1883) was a keen antiquarian and at the age of 23 started making a large collection of documents for his planned history of Cheshire. Born in Manchester and educated in Cheshire, in 1811 he purchased an estate near Chorlton,and the first edition of his great work was published in 1819. Although he left papers for a revised edition, access was not allowed to them by his family, so Thomas Helsby had to produce his revised edition independently. This is a VERY HEAVY set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mitteilungen der Geographischen Gesellschaft (für Thüringen) zu Jena. Zugleich Organ des Botanischen Vereins für Gesamtthüringen., Bände 1(1877) bis 42(1939), gebunden in 36 Bänden (ohne: Heft 1 von Band 3, Band 21, Band 37).

      Gustav Fischer, Jena 1882-1939. - Bibliotheksexemplar mit Rückenschild und Stempeln (entwidmet), Papier qualitätsbedingt teils gebräunt, vereinzelt etwas knickspurig, ansonsten gut erhaltene Reihe, Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 20000 8°, sauber und fachmännisch eingebunden in neuerem Bibliotheks-Halbleinen,

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        XVII° siècle: Lettres, Sciences et Arts, France 1590 - 1700.

      Firmin Didot, Paris 1882 - In 4°(21 x 29,5); pagine 12, VIII, 582, (4) Imponente apparato iconografico: - 17 Tavole Cromolithografiche protette da velina e prodotte da M. Gaulard - Nordmann- M. Urrabieta - M. Durin - MM. Gaulard et Cron, ( stupende le tre Tavole che rappresentano: titolo, sonetto e il garofano che compongono la Guirlande de Julie par Madame la duchesse d'Usez - 16 Tavole incise bianco/nero su sfondo tinto camaieu - 284 Incisioni nel testo - 6 Finalini e cornici Approfondimento di scienze, viaggi, letteratura, teatro, musica e pittura nella Francia del Seicento. Legatura a firma Firmin Didot in mezza pelle rossa con angoli, taglio superiore dorato, dorso a 5 nervi con bei fregi e notevole lavoro di doratura a cinque scomparti, sguardie decorate. Opera nello stato di Perfetto

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        Handwritten Unpublished Poem with an original cabinet photograph

      Denver, CO 1882 - American writer best known for his children's poetry and humorous essays. 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. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Studies from the Morphological Laboratory in the University of Cambridge. [Spine title]: Embryological Tracts. [With]: Studies from the Morphological Laboratory in the University of Cambridge. Part II. [Spine title]: Embryological Tracts II

      Williams and Norgate, London 1882 - First edition. Two volumes. 10 folding plates in Volume I; 9 folding plates in Volume II. Originally published in wrappers, these copies rebound in Japanese vellum at an early date with titles in gilt. Single ink stroke on front board of one volume, some scattered foxing, else near fine copies. Two volumes from the quarterly microscopical publication. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Letter]

      Leipzig 3rd September 1882 - 4pp manuscript letter in German dated Leipzig 3rd September 1882. ENGLISH TRANSLATION. "Leipzig, September 3, 1882 Dear Mr. Tuckett: This morning I received your valuable communication for 'Greece'. I am thanking you for this in the most heartfelt manner, as well as for the proposed additional help in the new project. I give you the assurance that I will take the same care of it as I did with the two volumes Palestine & Syria and Lower Egypt, so that all the support I get in that matter will result in my thanks and goodwill. From the two mentioned volumes you will have realised how much I am aiming at giving this Oriental enterprise a solid and scientific foundation for which I want to raise interest among eminent specialists, in order to gather the best possible material. Besides that, two of my colleagues and me, naturally each on his own, will travel in that country in order to be able to give in the book, if possible, firsthand information about each place gathered on location. When the manuscript has thus been finished I will have it typeset and send proofs to all the gentlemen who helped, asking them to revise the text again and meticulously. Please excuse me for having informed you about the production of these volumes in such detail. I felt the need to give - specially to you - a rough idea about that. I don't know yet whether I will come to Euboea myself; nevertheless, with your permission and referring to you I will try to get interest in the handbook as well from your friend Capt. Mansell in Chalkis. [in English:] Ever yours sincerely Karl Baedeker. Today at lunchtime I received a letter from Sparta written by a colleague who has been travelling since last autumn; I will have a passage from it copied. The accident, survived just by chance, is not without interest." This letter written by Karl Baedeker gives an interesting insight to the workings of the Baedeker company and the detailed attention they devoted to their guide-books. This letter was written a year before the first Baedeker on Greece was published in 1883. The last part of his Oriental enterprise.

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        The Orchid Album, comprising coloured figures and descriptions of New, Rare and Beautiful Orchidaceous Plants.

      - London 1882-1897. 11 volumes. Large-4to (303 x 240mm). With 528 coloured plates. Publisher's pictorial gilt cloth, gilt edges. A rare complete set of one of the finest publications on orchids and an important record of orchid varieties discovered and described in the 19th century.A copy with considerable foxing to the text, the plates however, are hardly affected as these were printed on thicker paper. Plates and text partly loose, some spines with tiny wormholes."John Nugent Fitch (1840-1927) both drew and lithographed the 528 partly hand-colored, partly color-printed plates that compose this work. Nephew to the outstanding lithographer Walter Hood Fitch, John Nugent Fitch was fifty-two years old before his uncle and mentor died" (The Orchid observed, 23)"He (Williams) furnished the cultural notes for Mr. Robert Warner's 'Select Orchidaceous Plants', which was begun in 1862, and 1881 in association with Mr. Warner again, he commenced the publication of 'The Orchid Album', a monthly illustrated periodical which gained great popular favour" (Reinikka, History of the Orchid, p. 224). Most of the plates are handcoloured lithographs, some towards the end are chromolithographed.Nissen BBI, 2107; The Orchid Observed, 23; Great Flower Books p. 149. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Griechenland in Wort Und Bild. Eine Schilderung Des Hellenischen Königreiches. (Erstausgabe )

      Heinrich Schmidt&Carl Günther, Leipzig 1882 - Prachtband. Grünes Leinen mit reichem Goldschmuck, grosses Folio 28x37, pp. 224 mit 200 Illustrationen auf Basis von Stichen. Goldschnitt. Zustand: Kapitale und Ecken etwas bestossen, unten am Rücken äusseres Leinen mit kleinem Einriss (2cm), innen sehr sauber und wohlerhalten. Solid guter Gesamtzustand. Vorliegender Band ist ein Geschenk zum Namenstag 1886 von "Ihrer kaiserlichen Hoheit der Kronprinzessin (Widmung). [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 gren cloth. ; 4to .

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        La Chanson des Nouveaux Epoux.

      Paris: Librairie L. Conquet, 1882 - In folio; tirage limité à 400 exemplaires numérotés, celui-ci l"un des 100 sur Japon (n°11) avec les eaux-fortes en deux états; [viii: faux-titre, justification, liste des artistes, page de titre en rouge et noir], 62p., [1p. Table]; portrait et 10 eaux-fortes en double état, dont un avant la lettre avec remarques. Belle reliure de Canape en demi-maroquin bleu à coins, dos à nerfs joliment mosaïqué de feuillages, plats et gardes marbrés, tranche sup. dorée, couvertures illustrées conservées. Bel exemplaire. Livre délicieusement romantique illustré de compositions par Benjamin Constant, Edouard Detaille, Gustave Doré, Jean-Paul Laurens, Toudouze, etc. gravées à l"eau-forte par Abot, Boisson, Boulard fils? Un voyage de noces le long de la baie de Naples, avec ses grottes, ses solfatares et ses monuments anciens: Portici, Cumes, temple de Serapis à Pouzzoles? Juliette Adam (1836-1936), fondatrice de La Nouvelle Revue en 1879, et passionnée par la politique, fut invitée par Clémenceau à la signature du traité de paix en 1919. A titre anecdotique, l"ouvrage est cité par Maupassant dans une chronique du journal "Le Gaulois" du 18 août 1882 intitulée "Voyage de noces" : "?sur le guéridon, un livre ouvert, la chanson des nouveaux époux par Madame Juliette Lamber". [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Paris à travers les siècles - Histoire nationale de Paris et des Parisiens, depuis la fondation de Lutèce jusqu'à nos jours. avec une lettre de M.Henri Martin.

      A Paris Chez F.Roy - 1882 - Cinq volumes grand in-8, texte sur deux colonnes. Contenant de très nombreuses gravures hors texte et in-teste. Avec relié in fine un grand plan dépliant. texte sur deux colonnes.Reliés demi-basane rouge, dos lisse orné de filets dorés. Quelques coins abî OUVRAGE EN EDITION ORIGINALE . Bien complet du PLAN de PARIS qui manque toujours. COMPLET des volumes . BEL EXEMPLAIRE sans rousseurs. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Second Grand May Day Ball

      Murray & Dearing, Denison, TX 1882 - under the auspices of Lone Star Division No. 53, Order of Railway Conductors, Tuesday, May 2nd, 1882, at McDougall's Opera House, Denison, Texas.Folded announcement / invitation card. Locomotive cut on reverse.

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        UEBER DEN BAU DER NERVENFASERN UND NERVENZELLEN BEIM FLUSSKREBS." in SITZUNGSBERICHTE DER KAISERLICHEN AKADEMIE DER WISSENSCHAFTEN. LXXVIII Band III. Abtheilung

      (Wien:, 1882).. First Edition. Large 8vo, pp. 388. With folding lithograph plate by F Schima after Freud. Bound in newer heavy cloth backed boards with paper label, very good. A scarce offprint of Freud's second neurological paper. In this paper on the nerve cells of river crayfish, Freud was the first to demonstrate conclusively that the axes of nerve fibers are without exception fibrillary in structure ... thus paving the way for the neuron theory a number of years before Waldeyer-Hartz." Norman Sale Catalogue 1346.

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        HISTOIRE DU GENTIL SEIGNEUR DE BAYARD composée par Le Loyal Serviteur. Edition rapprochée du français moderne avec une introduction, des notes et des éclaircissements par Lorédan LARCHEY.

      1882 - Paris, Hachette, 1882. In-quarto (210 X 279) demi-chagrin rouge, plats de toile chagrinée rouge ornée d'une large plaque dorée et en noir d'A. SOUZE, dos lisse entièrement orné de fleurs de lys et de la lettre "b" dorées, auteur et titre dorés, tranches dorées (reliure de l'éditeur) ; (1) f. blanc, faux-titre, portrait, titre en rouge et noir, XVI-540 pages, 11 planches hors-texte et une carte double, (1) f. blanc. EDITION contenant 11 PLANCHES hors-texte en chromolithographie et UNE CARTE DOUBLE en couleurs, un portrait en photogravure, 34 grandes compositions et portraits tirés en noir et 187 gravures intercalées dans le texte. BEL EXEMPLAIRE, sans rousseurs ni ressauts de cahier, au cartonnage frais. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ALBUM OF THIRTY-ONE ALBUMEN PHOTOGRAPHS SHOWING SCENES IN BERMUDA AND ELSEWHERE].

      [Bermuda. ca. 1882]. - Sixteen leaves, containing thirty-one mounted photographs, each approximately 7 x 9 inches. Oblong folio. Contemporary black cloth, neatly rebacked and recornered with contemporary black morocco, gilt. Light wear and soiling to cards. Images generally crisp and clean. Very good plus. A handsome 19th-century photo album which includes the work of one of the great photographers of Bermuda. Three of the images have been definitely attributed to N.E. Lusher - the first, showing the construction of a gangway to a docked vessel at St. Georges; the eighth image, showing a shaded crossroads; and the charming ninth image of a black woman and a young boy seated in a donkey cart. The remainder of the album includes a number of images of Bermuda subjects which are of a similarly high quality which suggest that they are all the work of Lusher. Lusher apparently worked as a professional photographer from 1882 onwards, and is known for a wide range of work. His success more or less tied in with the explosion of tourism to the island that followed the first visit of Princess Louise to Bermuda in 1883. The images in the present album offer a good selection of the best of his work. They range from the reportage of the dock scenes, to the topographical images of the lighthouse and other island locations, to the true art of landscape photography, to the whimsy of images which feature the local inhabitants. Eighteen of the photographs have been identified as images of Bermuda, while the remainder show unidentified American coastal towns, possibly Nova Scotia, including an image of a coastal fortification, possibly in Halifax. The Bermuda images include a view of the docks at St. George's; a view of the town of St. George's; a stone quarry; royal palms on the road to Paget; a donkey cart; Gibb's Hill Lighthouse; a field of Easter lilies; and stalactites, possibly in the Crystal Cave.

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        Naturwissenschaftliche Reise nach Mossambique auf Befehl S.M. des Königs Friederich Wilhelm IV. in den Jahren 1842-82. (Atlas) AMPHIBIEN.

      - Berlin, Reimer, 1882. Folio (505 x 340 mm). With 33 (4 partly coloured) lithographed plates. Later half cloth port-folio. The very scarce reptilia and amphibia atlas of this famous German expedition to Mozambique. He was one of the last to use the term Amphibia, for both Reptiles and Amphibians. The text, which is lacking, comprises xv, 191 pages. "The collections he made were enormous and were written up, mainly by himself . This was a model fauna work for its day - comprehensive, authoritative, and well illustrated" (Adler p. 37). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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