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        England, Picturesque and Descriptive. a Reminiscence of Foreign Travel. by Joel Cook

      Philadelphia, Porter And Coates [C1882] - Description: 537 p. Illus. 28 cm. Notes: Title vignette. Subjects: England--Description and travel. Wales--Description and travel. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands and titling. An exceptional example; of presentation quality - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 5 Kg. 537 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        LE SANG DES DIEUX. Avec un Dessin d'après Gustave MOREAU.

      1882 - Paris, Lemerre, 1882. Grand in-12 (128 X 189) chagrin tabac, dos cinq nerfs filetés, caissons dorés ornés aux petits fers, guirlandes dorées en queue et tête, date en queue, filets sur les plats, tête dorée, plats de la couverture et dos conservés (DURVAND) ; frontispice, 154 pages. Quelques rares pointes de rousseurs. EDITION ORIGINALE du PREMIER OUVRAGE de Jean LORRAIN. Ce recueil de poésies symbolistes fut notamment salué par Barbey d'Aurevilly et François Coppée. Tirage limité à 525 EXEMPLAIRES numérotés, celui-ci un des 500 imprimés sur papier vélin teinté, non justifié (après 25 Hollande). BEAU FRONTISPICE reproduisant en héliogravure une oeuvre de Gustave Moreau, " Orphée " (1865), qui se trouve à Paris au Musée d'Orsay. (TALVART & PLACE, XII, 232). BEL EXEMPLAIRE dans une reliure de DURVAND au dos richement orné. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE ERIC CASTERAN]
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        England, Picturesque and Descriptive. a Reminiscence of Foreign Travel. by Joel Cook

      Philadelphia, Porter And Coates [C1882] - Description: 537 p. Illus. 28 cm. Notes: Title vignette. Subjects: England--Description and travel. Wales--Description and travel. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands and titling. An exceptional example; of presentation quality - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 5 Kg. 537 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'École des Robinsons. 51 dessins par L. Benett. (Seguido de:) Portada. Le rayon-vert. 44 dessin par L. Bennet. Dix heures en chasse. Simple boutade. Croquis par Gédéon

      J. Hetzel et Cie., Paris 1882 - 4º mayor, 202 p., 495 p. muy ilustrado. Tela original, planos decorados en oro por A. Souza. Cortes dorados. Buen ejemplar. Volumen de la serie "Voyages extraordinaires" de la Bibliothèque d'Éducation et de Récréation, que contiene tres títulos: los dos primeros ilustrados con magníficos grabados con dibujos de P. Benett, y el tercero, de pocas páginas, que el mismo autor califica de "boutade", va acompañado de sugestivos croquis con cazadores y escenas de caza. Literatura francesa. Novela francesa. French literature. French novel.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Studio]
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        Specimen Days & Collect

      Philadelphia: David McKay. 1882-'83. First. First edition, second issue with the McKay imprint. Some modest erosion to the cloth on the spine, paper over the front hinge starting, else a very good copy. Very nicely Inscribed (but not signed) by Whitman to a fellow author: "To Churchill Williams from his friend the Author with love. December 27, 1883." Francis (or Frank) Churchill Williams was the son of a successful playwright, and an 1891 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania (where he was Class President in his Senior year). Aside from publishing two novels (including an interesting portrait of Philadelphia politics, J. Devlin, Boss), he was an active member of the Philadelphia publishing world as a journalist, editor, and publisher. He apparently was well-known to most of the literary figures of the time, and is recorded as a guest at Mark Twain's 70th birthday party. Something of a literary prodigy at Germantown Academy where he attended high school, Whitman's inscription was written to Williams when the latter was 14 years old, a freshman at Germantown, and already winning literary prizes. Presumably Whitman, ensconced across the river in Camden, was warmly acquainted with young Williams, as the affectionate inscription would seem to indicate. Whitman was an active and agreeable signer, but for whatever reason, Specimen Days isn't often found signed by its author, especially with this degree of affection. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The PLAYS And POEMS Of CHARLES DICKENS With A Few Miscellanies in Prose Now First Collected Edited, Prefaced and Annotated by Richard Hearne Shepherd. In Two Volumes.

      W. H. Allen & Co.,, London: 1882 - A scarce set as the print run was withdrawn from the trade due to copyright issues (on No Thoroghfare) and not republished until 1885. Spine panels darkened. Bookplate of "C. M. Ingleby, L.L.D. Valentines.", the noted 19th C Shakespearian scholar. A VG set. Blue cloth binding, with gilt stamped title lettering to spine (professionally rebacked, with original spine panels laid-down). Pale yellow eps. 8vo. 9-1/8" x 5-5/8". 1st edition (NCBEL III, 815). 2 volumes (406; vi, [2], 420 pp). Index in Volume II. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        Mollusques marins du Roussillon

      J.-B. Baillière & fils et chez l'auteur 1882 - 1898 - reliure demi cuir, reliure dos toiles pour les planches 2 tomes : gastropodes (570) + pelecypodes (884p), + deux volumes de planches en phototypie (99pl + 66pl). ensemble complet.

      [Bookseller: Tant qu'il y aura des livres]
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        Views from Mount Turnbull and Mount Emma

      - 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.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco]
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        Opera Omnia. Iussu et Auctoritate Bernardini a Portu Romatino, Aloysii a Parma, Aloysii Lauer & David Fleming. Edita Studio et Cura PP. Collegii a S. Bonaventura.

      Ad Claras Aquas (Quaracchi) prope Florentiam. Ex Typographia Collegii S. Bonaventurae. - 1882-1902 (1995). 9 volumes (of 10) in 10 bindings. & Indices tom. I.-IV. (together 11 vols.). Orig. wrappers (paperbacks) Together ca. 7000 pp. Mostly printed in 2 columns. Uncut, mostly unopened. Folio (37 x 26 cm). Text in Latin. (volume 9 is missing!, covers of few volumes sl. dam., sl. worn) Although still very good. See image. Volumes 5,6,7,8 & 10 in photolitho reprint, Assisi 1991 - 1995. Contents: Volumes I-IV (in 5 bindings) : In Primum Librum Sententiarum. V: Opuscula Varia. Theologica. VI: Commentarii in Sacram Scripturam. VII: Commentarius in Evangelium S. Lucae. VIII: Opuscula Varia ad Theologiam Mysticam et Res Ordinis Fratrum Minorum Spectantia. (not present/ missing: IX: Sermones de Tempore, de Sanctis, de B. Virgine Maria et de diversis) X: Operum Omnium. Complementum. & Indices in tom. I.-IV. 36000g [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Emile Kerssemakers]
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        Works of Mrs. Oliphant Tauchnitz edition (1882) 12 titles only, Curate in Charge, For Love and Life, Greatest Heiress in England, Harry Joscelyn, He that will not when he may, Innocent, Intrust, Ministers Wife, Ombra, Phobe Junior. Salem Chapel and White Ladies.

      Bernhard Tauchnitz 1882 - USED Green Board Quarter- Leather. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 4.5" x 6.25". TAUCHNITZ EDITION. Quarter Greenleather over marbled board cover with ribbed spine and gilt lettering. excellent condition.Rebacked. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Asano Bookshop]
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        SENSE AND SENSIBILITY; A NOVEL

      RICHARD BENTLEY &SON, LONDON 1882 - gold gilt edges, marbled endpapers DATE PUBLISHED: 1882 EDITION: NEW EDITION 322 PAGES [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        European Butterflies and Moths.

      Cassell. 1882. - 4to (9 x 11in., 220 x 275mm), lacking boards, but sound. Plain plate, 61 hand-coloured lithographed plates of butterflies or moths grouped around a bouquet of flowers or flowering plants. A couple of plates with a little marginal light foxing, otherwise Good Very Copy of the First Edition with better, deeper colouring than later editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Nicholas Goodyer ABA ILAB]
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        Les sociétés secrètes et la societé ou Philosophie de l' Histoire contemporaine.

      Avignon et Paris, Seguin et Oudin 1882 - 3 VOLUMI IN-8°, TELA. (4), CIX, (2), 360 PP.; (6), 709, (12) PP.; (4), XIV, (2), 703 PP. EDIZIONE LA PIÙ COMPLETA DI QUEST' OPERA FONDAMENTALE. > (CAILLET, 3033). FESCH, P. 474. WOLFSTIEG, 3832. BENIMELI, 1868. www.libreriabrighenti.it [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Brighenti]
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        SOCIETE DE GEOGRAPHIE COMMERCIALE DE BORDEAUX, BULLETINS, 2e SERIES, 1re, 2e, 3e, 4e, 5e ANNEES (5 VOLUMES)

      Imprimerie G. Gounouilhou, Bordeaux 1882 - RO40188401: 540 pages pour le 1er vol., 484 pages pour le 2e vol., 636 pages pour le 3e vol., 636 pages pour le 4e vol., et 448 pages pour le 5e vol. Illustrés de cartes en noir et blanc (et en couleur) dans et hors texte, avec quelques planches hors texte dépliables. Etiquettes de code sur les dos. Tampons de bibliothèque en 1res pages. 1er volume, 1878: Liste des Membres. Notes sur la Tunisie, Bizerte et ses environs, Sombrun. Notes sur le littoral d'Arcachon à Bayonne, Dauzats. Notes pour servir aux études sur les premiers temps de la Californie, Jules Marcou. Les réfugiés huguenots au Cap de Bonne-Espérance, L. Peringuey. Les comptoirs de la Guinée septentrionale, d'après M. Bainier. Etude sur les courants océaniques,M. Fitz-Gérald, etc. 2e vol., 1879: Henri Courtois, Les volcans du Mexique. Ascension du mont Ventoux. Delsol, Les Arabes chez eux. Foncin, La Polynésie. Lester, L'Australie. Mondiet, Les canaux dans la région landaise. Révoil, Le Pays des Comalis Medjourtines, etc. 3e vol., 1880: Dr Armaignac, La République Argentine et les Pampas, Les Saladeros de la Plata. J. Bosonnet. Les produits de l'Abyssinie et du Choa. Carlos de Mello, Nordenskjöld et ses exlorations. H.A. Charpentier, La Nouvelle-France: colonie libre du Port-Breton. La Martinique. Dupont, Des vents, de leurs causes et de leurs influences. Th. Fleury, Les vignobles de la Californie. Lettre sur la Cochinchine. Mouvement commercial et martime du Port de Bordeaux. A. Schück, L'île Flint, L'île Tanning, etc. 4e vol., 1881: M. Albornoz: Mission française aux affluents du Marañon. L. Charles, Un voyage à la cour du roi Nom-Rondon. Th. Fleury, L'éruption du Mauna-Loa et les îles Sandwich. Emile Labroue, Le Japon. J. Merckling, Sur l'origine du Mistral. V. Raulin, Résumé des observations pluviométriques dans la Gironde de 1714 à 1880. Ferd. Schrader, Voyage de l' 'Arctic' au pôle Nord, etc. 5e vol., 1882: Le Guatemala, L. Charles. La vigne de Cochinchine. Banyuls-sur-Mer, Ludovic Martinet. Les vol [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        RECHERCHES SUR LES TERRAINS ANCIENS DES ASTURES ET DE LA GALICE. Ouvrage accompagné d'un Atlas de 20 Planches. (Ateliers de Reproductions Artistiques y Litografías de C. Rogghé)

      - Lille, Imprimerie et Librairie Six-Horemans, 1882, folio holandesa, 1 h.+630 págs.+20 láminas (3 de ellas plegadas) y algunas coloreadas, cada una de ellas con su hoja explicativa

      [Bookseller: Fábula Libros (Librería Jiménez-Bravo)]
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        CETYWAYO AND HIS WHITE NEIGHBOURS; OR, REMARKS ON RECENT EVENTS IN ZULULAND, NATAL, AND THE TRANSVAAL

      London: Trubner & Co.,. 1882. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-vii] viii-xiii [xiv-xv] xvi-xix [xx-xxii] [1] 2-294 [295-296: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks],. original green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold and black, rear panel ruled in blind, brown coated endpapers, edges untrimmed, this copy unopened.. A fine copy. (#30969). First edition. The author's first book, published 22 June 1882 in an edition of 750 copies underwritten by Haggard and his father. Presentation copy from William Meybohm Haggard, the author's father, with his inscription on recto of half-title leaf "To Leila Lady Walsingham / from W. M. Haggard" and a publisher's slip presenting this copy tipped in ahead of the title leaf. "After writing to several publishers in vain with a view to getting this, his first book, published, Messrs. Trubner & Co. replied agreeing to print 750 copies of CETYWAYO AND HIS WHITE NEIGHBOURS in return for Haggard's cheque for £50. By April 17, 1884, only 154 copies had been sold and the publishers wrote to Haggard in no uncertain terms as to this 'most unsatisfactory' account, but later when the author became famous through KING SOLOMON'S MINES and other novels, this edition was eventually sold." - Scott 1. Sadleir 1082. Wolff 2897. Whatmore NF1.

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        Cetywayo and his White Neighbours;

      London: Trübner & Co., , 1882. or, Remarks on Recent Events in Zululand, Natal, and the Transvaal. Octavo. Original green cloth, title gilt to spine, gilt roundel to the upper board, triple black rule at head and tail of upper board and across spine, continuing across the lower board in blind. A little rubbed, slight wear at the corners, head and tail of the spine crumpled, front hinge very slightly cracked, some foxing to the prelims, as usual , and some to the margins, but on the whole a very good copy. First edition, one of just 750 copies. On his return to Britain following the outbreak of the First Anglo-Boer War, Haggard had been unable to find a publisher willing to take on his "denunciation of Britain's South African policies." (ODNB) Eventually he paid Trübner £50 to put out this small run, but in confirmation of the publishing world's reticence, in two years it had sold just 154 copies. However, following the runaway success of King Solomon's Mines, the edition sold through and a second was published in 1888, reaching a fourth by 1891. This copy much enhanced by a loosely inserted example of the infamous anti-Cetewayo photographic carte-de-visite. The deposed Zulu king was exiled to Britain arriving in July 1882; "He was immensely popular, attracting great crowds outside his house who hoped for a glimpse of him and stopping all traffic when he was taken shopping. He had learned to wear European clothing well, and his bearing was regal. He was taken to Osborne for a hugely successful luncheon with Queen Victoria…" (Morris - The Washing of the Spears) Agitation for his return to his homeland amongst a group of "carefully cultivated supporters" (ODNB) was eventually to succeed, but opponents of the move worked to represent him as unreliable, irresponsible, and above all a sot. This salt-print portrait, mounted on plain card shows him "in Natal before his departure for England," wearing a rather ill-fitting jacket and an extraordinary sort of pork-pie hat, but the arms of his chair have been doctored to form the legs of a table on which rest a not entirely convincing bottle and glass. A little faded and foxed, but unusual and uncommon.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        CETYWAYO AND HIS WHITE NEIGHBOURS or, Remarks on Recent Events in Zululand, Natal, and the Transvaal

      Trubner & Co, London 1882 - xiii, 294pp; carefully rebacked maintaining the integrity of original green cloth spine & sides, corners a little rubbed, light foxing throughout, small inscription to title page, generally a very good copy.; 215 x 145mm [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers]
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        The Plays and Poems of Charles Dickens with a Few Miscellanies in Prose Now First Collected

      London: W. H. Allen, 1882. First as such. Hardbound. first volume slightly cocked, heels and crowns of spines rubbed with some loss, and both have bookplates else a good to very good set in original greenish cloth with [somewhat rubbed] printed paper spine labels. one of 150 numbered copies. 406 + 420 pp. 2 vols

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        Views of the Marble Canon Platform From the Eastern Brink of the Kaibab

      Julius Bien & Co., Washington/New York 1882 - Color lithograph from "Atlas to Accompany the Monograph on the Tertiary History of the Grand Canon District" (Department of the Interior/United States Geological Survey/J. W. Powell Director). The Grand Canon District. Atlas sheet XIX. Sheet size: 19 7/8 x 32 7/8". Inventory#: p358pmat.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries of Philadelphia, PA]
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        Two on a Tower. A Romance. In Three Volumes.

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1882 - 3 volumes, octavo. Original dark green cloth, titles to spines gilt, triple-frames and publisher's monogram device to boards in blind, pale yellow endpapers, top edge untrimmed. Spines gently cocked, bindings lightly rubbed and bumped, occasional marks to margins. An excellent set. First edition. Two on a Tower originally ran as a serial in both America and the UK in the Boston-based Atlantic Monthly between May and December 1882. 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). In book form, the novel was published in late October 1882, in an edition of 1,000 copies. With the ink stamps of Dartington Hall, located in Totnes, Devon, part of Hardy's fictionalized Wessex. Purdy, pp. 41-44. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Works of Henry Fielding, Esq. Edited with a Biographical Essay by Leslie Stephen.

      Smith, Elder & Co,, London: 1882 - 10 volume set, one of 250 copies for sale in the USA, being copy number 32. With illustrations by William Small. (illustrator). 4to, each volume between 400-700 pages. Contemporary full tan tree calf , spine in six compartments, with an art nouveau floral design within raised bands. Gilt inner and outer dentelles. Marbled endpapers, edges speckled, with silk bookmarks. Spine labels in red & burgundy. Spine ends a little worn, vol 2 spine with a faint vertical crack, but overall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, ABAA]
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        VERY DECORATIVE ORIGINAL Hand Drawn MANUSCRIPT DOUBLE HEMISPHERE M.S. MAP OF THE WORLD Cartography by William John Lane , B.H.C. Gloucester Signed and dated September 1st 1882

      William John Lane, Gloucester 1882 - Drawn by a William John Lane of Gloucester and dated May 17th 1882 A finely executed Hand Drawn Signed and Dated Manuscript Double Hemisphere Map of the World with insets of the Major Rivers, Mountains & Waterfalls with Colour Wash, and cartouche, 26" by 20" approx, the Map has been entirely drawn and coloured by hand. CONDITION, There are a few minor edge tears with no loss, mild creases to the borders, some browning marks to top half, else map is in very good general condition, A BEAUTIFUL HAND DRAWN LARGE ORIGINAL VICTORIAN MANUSCRIPT MAP OF THE WORLD [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cox Rare Books PBFA]
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        La forêt bleue.

      Alphonse Lemerre 1882 - - Alphonse Lemerre, Paris 1882, 13x19,5cm, relié. - Edition originale, un des rarissimes exemplaires imprimés sur papier de Hollande (Nous en connaissons au moins deux) inconnus des bibliographies, tirage de tête. Reliure en demi maroquin noir à coins, dos à cinq nerfs rehaussés de pointillés dorés richement orné de double caissons dorés avec incrustation de maroquin rouge en médaillon, date en queue, filet doré sur les plats, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée sur témoins, reliure signée Blanchetière. Très bel envoi autographe de l'auteur à (José-Maria de Heredia) "Premier joueur flûte de ces modernes temps antiques, au maître ami de Pan et des chèvres-pieds, cet humble et lointain écho d'une syrinx adorable. Lorrain Jean" Notre exemplaire est enrichi d'une lettre autographe signée de l'auteur courant sur 2 feuillets adressée à (Léon) Vanier reliée en tête du volume. Exceptionnel exemplaire superbement établi. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        TWO ON A TOWER. A ROMANCE

      Sampson, Low, Marston et. al, London 1882 - Three volumes bound in early blue 3/4 morocco by Riviere with gilt lettering and design on the spines and five raised bands. All half-titles present, and the original green cloth spines are bound in at the rear of each corresponding volume. The first volume has been SIGNED by Hardy above the title. A novel relating the love affair between Lady Viviette Constantine and Swithin St. Cleeve who meet at the astronomical observatory that St. Cleeve has set up atop an abandoned monument tower on Lady Constantine's estate. Hardy made considerable revisions in the text of all three volumes, beginning with the second edition of 1883, and added new prefaces, as the various later collected editions of Hardy's works appeared. In his Preface to the 1895 Wessex Edition, Hardy wrote that his novel was "the outcome of a wish to set the emotional history of two infinitesimal lives against the stupendous background of the stellar universe, and to impart to readers the sentiment that of these contrasting magnitudes the smaller might be the greater to them as men." These original texts, as they were published in book form, are now generally considered the most sought after and the current Penguin series of Hardy's novels uses this text, even reproducing the title page of volume I. Sadleir ranks this as Hardy's "seventh scarcest book" and all original editions of Hardy's novels that have been SIGNED by him are exceptionally uncommon. Front joint of first volume cracking with a small nick at the head of the spine. Text clean, bindings bright and firm with minor rubbing [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        THE WHEELMAN & OUTING AND THE WHEELMAN / VOLUMES 1, 2 & 3

      The Wheelman Company 1882 - THE WHEELMAN, & OUTING AND THE WHEELMAN / VOLUMES 1, 2 & 3 The Wheelman Company, October, 1882 to March, 1884, first edition, front inner hinge starting on volume 1, upper front fore edge corner tips modestly bumped on the first 2 volumes, very slight wear or rubbing to the spine extremities of all 3 volumes, else vg+/near fine copies in the publishers original gold-gilt and blind stamped cloth bindings. Very scarce thus. The first 3 volumes of this rare and historic cycling periodical, among the first of its kind with emphasis on improvements, inventions, manufacturers in the U.S. and Europe, question & answer segments, editorials by Charles E Pratt (perhaps the foremost authority of all things cycle), literary pieces of fiction and fact, all with illustrations and steel engravings by competent artisans. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: THE FINE BOOKS COMPANY / A.B.A.A / 1979]
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        La Grande Encyclopedie, inventaire raisonne des sciences, des lettres, et des arts. Band 1 bis 31 (31 Bände kpl.)

      Lamirault, Paris - 1882 - 1902; 31 Bände; je ca. 1.200 S., insges. ca. 37.200 S.; mit ca. 200.000 Artikel, über 15.000 Textill., sowie ca. 200 teils farbigen, teils doppelseitigen Karten; jew. Bibliotheksstempel Titelblatt verso, Kanten meist etwas bestossen, Lederrücken mit Läsuren von entfernten Rückensignaturen, Kapitale teils etwas eingerissen, Bd. 1 mit repariertem Rückengelenk, 1 weiterer Band mit teils geplatztem, Bd. 31 mit komplett geplatztem Rückengelenk, innen gut; abgebildet werden nur einige der Bände [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Rainer Kocherscheidt]
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        Les heures parisiennes.

      Marpon, Paris 1882 - In-8 carré, 238 pages. Demi maroquin framboise de l'époque, dos à nerfs richement orné, coins, filets sur les plats, tête dorée, couvertures conservées, non rogné.(infimes piqûres sur quelques planches de la suite). 25 eaux-fortes d'Emile Benassit. Exemplaire sur papier whatman, avec les doubles suites de figures en noir et en bistre. Tiré à 50 exemplaires numérotés, celui-ci non justifié. Très bel exemplaire dans une jolie reliure de L. Loisellier, relieur à Paris, élève de Gruel (1835-1906). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        European Butterflies and Moths.

      Cassell, Petter & Galpin. London. 1882. - Lithographic plates with original handcolor and tissue guards, all edges gilt, decorative endpapers, lvi+427pp, index, 11 x 9 inches, decorative color and gilt cloth covered boards and spine (hardbound). Light wear to cover extremities with some faint marking, light foxing and some soiling to a handful of plates, repaired tears to pg 37/38 (affecting text only) and to tissue guard of facing plate, light toning to edges of plates but plates are very clean. Overall very good, bright condition. This antique book features a gorgeous, bright decorative binding with golden butterflies, moths and flowers, and includes 61 attractive handcolored plates, information on Eggs, Larvae, Breeding Lepidoptera, Rearing Larvae and Pupae, On the Arrangement and Management of a Collection, etc, plus an Explanation of Plates and Alphabetical Index of Genera and Species. A heavy volume which will entail extra shipping charges. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Letter Signed "Archie Colquh[oun]" to Mrs MacGregor and Discussing Work on his Book "Across Chryse: Being the Narrative of a Journey of Exploration through the South China Border Lands, from Canton to Mandalay" (London, 1883)].

      Edinburgh 1882 - Edinburgh: 11, St. Bernard Court, 19 November 1882. Octavo, ca. 18x11,5 cm (7 x 4 ½ in). Two pages; ink on laid paper, written in a legible hand. The text of the letter is clear, despite parts of three words on verso having been trimmed away in detaching the leaf from the second leaf of what was previously a bifolium. These include the last three letters of Colquhoun's signature. Letter with folds but overall in a very good condition. In his letter Archibald Ross Colquhoun, an explorer, colonial administrator and author, talks about his work on a prospective book, dedicated to his travels in China and Burma in 1881-1882: the "narrative is to be 2 vols: and to be entitled | ACROSS CHRYSÊ | being the narrative of an exploration Through the South China Borderlands from Canton to Mandalay." In a short footnote he describes the derivation of "Chrysê" and afterwards asks Mrs MacGregor to "tell all yr. Friends to make certain of securing tickets for a certain lecture by a certain distinguished Ind China traveller!" Seeing Mr MacGregor "amongst the audience at the c/commerce [i.e. Chamber of Commerce] on Wedy." brought back to him "days wh. Seem very far off now and indeed hardly part of my own life!" Colquhoun's book was published shortly afterwards under the same title by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington (London, 1880). Colquhoun "joined the Indian Public Works Department in 1871 as an assistant surveyor. In 1879 he was secretary and second in command of a government mission to Siam and the Shan States, and in 1881-2 he travelled from Canton (Guangzhou) to Bhamo to find the best railway route between China and Burma. Widely regarded as an explorer of the first rank, his Indian administrative obligations prevented him from accepting an offer from Henry Morton Stanley to act as second in command of his Congo expedition He was in reality an accomplished writer of more than fourteen scholarly books and numerous articles on colonial administration, comparative ethnography, railway and canal construction, land settlement, trade prospects, and geopolitics and defence in the European colonial empires, Russia, China, east Asia, and the Americas. He was a regular contributor on these subjects to British, North American, and German journals and newspapers. He was one of the most widely respected travel authors of his time and he built up a series of influential friendships, counting sometime American presidents Theodore Roosevelt and William Taft, and the Canadian imperialist Sir George Parkin, among his friends" (Oxford DNB).

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        Die Stadt Palma. Separatabdruck aus dem Werke: Die Balearen. In Wort und Bild geschildert.

      Leipzig, F. A. Brockhaus 1882.. Folio (41 x 31,50 cm). Tit. (in Rot- u. Schwarzdr.), 309(1) S. Mit 3 lithogr. Plänen auf Taf. (dav. 1 zweifarb.) u. 118 z. Tl. ganzs. Textabb. in Holzst. Restaur. OLeinenband auf 4 falschen Bünden m. goldgepr. Tit. u. Stadtwappen in gold- u. reliefgepr., ornament. Einrahmung auf Vorderdeckel. Einbd. m. stärkeren Gebrauchsspuren; an den Kanten u. Kapitalen stärker abgewetzt; Ecken bestoßen; im Text stellenw. stockfl., abgegriffen u. eselsohrig.. Schwendiger 247. Beschreibung von Palma, der Hauptstadt der Mittelmeerinsel Mallorca 'Die Balearen' des österr. Erzherzogs Ludwig Salvator (1847-1915), das in 9 Bänden bis heute die umfangreichste, über diese Inselgruppe verfasste Monographie darstellt. Die sieben (in 9), von 1869-91 erschienenen Foliobände enthalten Beschreibungen von Tieren, Pflanzen, Meteorologie, Geschichte, Volkskunde, Architektur, Landschaftsbeschreibungen bis hin zur detailreichen Schilderung der Bevölkerung, ihrer Gebräuche, Lieder und Gedichte und sind "das Ergebnis jahrelanger, zum Teil jahrzehntelanger intensivster Forscher- und Sammlertätigkeit" (vgl. dazu Schwendinger, S. 206). Für die ersten Bände wurde S. auf der Pariser Weltausstellung 1878 mit einer Goldmedaille ausgezeichnet. - Die vorliegende Palma-Beschreibung war im vierten und fünften Band (1. Teil) des Hauptwerkes enthalten. S. beschreibt die Profan- u. Sakralbauten, den Hafen, das öffentliche Leben und die Umgebung der Stadt. Mit zahlreichen reizvollen Detailansichten.

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        On Guard," being Extracts from the Journal of an Indian Subaltern. [together with;] Reminiscences of the Zulu War; or the Worth of the Army Scripture Reader by a "Staff Sergeant."

      London: Jas. Nisbet & Co., 1882 - Duodecimo. Original red cloth, title gilt to the upper board, blind panels to both boards, royal blue surface-paper endpapers. Very slightly damp-mottled on the boards, light toning, but a very good copy. First editions of both of these titles, here bound together, are uncommon, COPAC shows just three of the former and four of the latter title, OCLC adds no further copies. Nisbet was published largely for the evangelical and juvenile markets, and this little volume is no exception, combining elements of both. The first relates the conversion of Private Musgrave in India, while in the second, "The prefatory note, signed by H.J. Everard [actually W.J. Evered] Poole, contains a tract written by Mrs. Everard Poole entitled "What a Penny Once Did," and relates an incident regarding a soldier leaving for Zululand. The second part is contributed by Staff Sergeant Beatson" (Mendelssohn). Raugh incorrectly identifies Beatson as Finlay C. Beatson, who served with the 62nd Regiment at around the right dates, joining in 1873, becoming the adjutant in 1878, and later being second-in-command in the Second Boer War; the Staff Sergeant served with the 99th, and was very definitely ORs. An excellent copy. Mendelssohn, I, p.100; Raugh, Anglo-Zulu War, 2784, for the second-named. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        La cuisine classique. Etudes pratiques, raisonnées et démonstratives de l'Ecole française. Dixième Édition.

      Dentu, Paris 1882 - 2 parts in 2 volumes. Part one 1882, part two 1884. Frontispiece, LXIV, 433, [1] pp. + 29 ill. pl (incl. frontsp.) ; 537, [1] pp. + 47 ill. pl. Part 2 with a water stain at lower right edge throughout the book. Half leather bands, fairly worn and edges of spine partially broken. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Terre Sainte. Son histoire, ses souvenirs, ses sites, ses Monuments

      E. Plon et Imprimeurs-Editeurs, Paris 1882 - In Folio (29,5 x 39,5); pagine (4), 468, (2). Opera illustrata da 22 tavole in acciaio stampate su carta pesante e protette da velina, e 310 xilografie, carte interne fresche rarissime fioriture. Spledida legatura a firma A. LENEGRE RELIEUR PARIS, percalina rossa incisa e colorata con motivi geometrici a formare elaborata cornice , con bel motivo dorato centrale raffigurante spada e scudo dei Cavalieri Templari e grandi rami di palma stilizzati di colore nero e rosso; dorso a 5 nervi con con decorazioni, autore e titolo in oro alle case; tutti i tagli sono dorati a specchio. Opera nello stato di Ottimo

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        The Brain. Considered Anatomically, Physiologically and Philosophically

      London: James Speirs, , 1882-7. Volume I. The Cerebrum and its Parts; Volume II. The Pituitary Gland, Cerebellum and Medulla Oblongata. Edited, translated, and annotated by R.L. Tafel. 2 volumes, octavo. Original mid-brown cloth, title gilt to spines, portrait bust in roundel gilt to the upper boards, Swedenborg's arms in gilt to the lower boards. Ex-University of London library, with their bookplates to the front pastedowns, and small ink stamps verso of titles and to last leaves, but overall a very good set indeed, the cloth clean and bright, very slight cracking of the hinges of Volume I. First edition, translated directly from the Stockholm Manuscript which had lain untouched in the Archives of the Swedish Academy of Sciences for close to 140 years. Swedenborg "contributed significantly to neurology in his anatomical studies and physiological doctrines… The most remarkable achievement along neurological lines… is his definition of the correct location and regional representation of the motor area in the cerebral cortex" (McHenry). Tafel adds a commentary which places Swedenborg's work in the context of contemporary physiologists. The title page of Volume I describes the work as "in four volumes"; these two volumes were all published.

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        De la nouvelle Jérusalem et de sa doctrine céleste d'après ce qu'en a entendu du Ciel.

      Londres 1882 - Un volume in 8 plein veau dos lisse orné, XX- 211 pages. Reliés en fin de volume : " Tableau analytique et raisonné de la doctrine céleste " Gosse, 1786, 257 pages et " Dialogues sur la nature, le but et l'évidence des écrits théologiques. " Gosse, 1790, XVIII- 142 pages. Coins et coiffes émoussés sinon bon exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The PLAYS And POEMS Of CHARLES DICKENS With A Few Miscellanies in Prose Now First Collected Edited, Prefaced and Annotated by Richard Hearne Shepherd. In Two Volumes

      London:: W. H. Allen & Co.,. 1882.. 8vo. 9-1/8" x 5-5/8". 1st edition (NCBEL III, 815). 2 volumes (406; vi, [2], 420 pp). Index in Volume II.. Blue cloth binding, with gilt stamped title lettering to spine (professionally rebacked, with original spine panels laid-down). Pale yellow eps.. Spine panels darkened. Bookplate of "C. M. Ingleby, L.L.D.. Valentines.", the noted 19th C Shakespearian scholar. A VG set.. A scarce set as the print run was withdrawn from the trade due to copyright issues (on No Thoroghfare) and not republished until 1885.

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

      - Revistas y publicaciones Montaner y Simón. Barcelona. 1882-1916. 38x28 cm. 35 volumenes. Encuadernación en en tapa dura artesanal, lomo en piel con nervios y dorados. Muy buen estado. CAJSO [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Celebrated Artists : Sketches of their Lives and Works

      Nims & Knight, Pubs., Troy 1882 - Unnumbered pp.; HB. ca. 1888. 16 gorgeous "translations on copper" etchings of works of art hors texte on very heavy stock w/ captioned tissue guards. Beautiful and wonderful in-text illustrations as well. Artists include Breton, Cuyp, Drefregger, Detaille, Duez, Flameng, Kauffmann, Laufberger, Munkacsy, Nordgren, Obermullner, Rubens, Schonleber, Uhde, and Zezzos. Etchers include Flameng, Unger, Kuhn, Woernle, Monzies, Forberg. Sonnenleiter, Schonleber, and Krauskopf. Pages: clean, bright, tight, a.e.g., decorative eps, artwork frontis w/ captioned tissue guard; all leaves dampstained bottom crnr w/ mild waviness which does not affect artwork, front hinge cracked (intact), frontis tissue guard bottom crnr yapped (manufacturer's defect) so a bit tattered., 4 items laid in at end of Franz Defregger text have toned verso of following Breton artwork (does not show on artwork), in some instances, text has transferred through tissue guard to facing artwork. Exterior: sage silk, embossed rose/sage ornamentation front/spine, reverse/black artwork front, gilt titles front/spine; moderate shelfwear, extremities well worn, a few worn through areas on edges. Quite large, impressive, and beautiful. Solid, heavy. Certainly scarce, possibly rare. A wonderful gift for the connoisseur. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        COLTON'S NEW MAP OF LONG ISLAND.

      New York: Colton & Co., . 1882 - Folding map, two sheets together measuring 30 x 62 1/4 inches, with full period color. Bound into original tall brown cloth boards, stamped in blind and gilt, rebacked by white paper. Splits on folds neatly repaired. Very good. With a large inset of "Brooklyn, New York, Jersey City, Hoboken, etc." This is probably the largest commercially published map of Long Island to date, which indicates the increasing population and importance of Long Island. Development in the eighteen years since the publication of the 1865 map has been dramatic. Explosive growth can be seen throughout Queens, especially in Jamaica and Garden City. Railroads now crisscross the island, with the Brooklyn & Montauk Railroad extending along its southern coast as far as Sag Harbor. The map was evidently first introduced in 1873. Rumsey (167) lists a 1888 edition. Not in Phillips.

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        LES SEPT DISCOURS TOUCHANT LES DAMES GALANTES DU SIEUR DE BRANTOME publiés sur les manuscrits de la Bibliothèque Nationale par H. Bouchot.

      Paris, Librairie des Bibliophiles 1882 - 248,268,314pp. Bon Etat 3 volumes demi maroquin à coins bleu nuit, reliure à la bradel,dos lisse orné d'un fleuron doré, , date en pied, couv cons. Un des 20 exemplaires sur chine après 10 Japon. Dessins d'Edouard de Beaumont en double épreuve, gravés par E. Boilvin. Reliure signée David. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'EVENTAIL.

      A. Quantin, Paris 1882 - Royal octavo. 143p. Illustrated by Paul Avril with two chromolithograph plates, many text illustrations in color and black and white, with decorative borders and headpieces. Bound by F.J. Pfister in full pictorial morocco in the pyrography or "Poker Work" style, the upper cover depicting an open illustrated fan surrounded by angles, with an angelic fantasy on lower cover and columns on the turn-ins Pyrographic designs are created with a heated platinum stylus. See Eloquent Witnesses by Mirjam M. Foot, p. 291. Frank J. Pfister is said to have introduced pyrography in book decoration.A very rare American binding. Hiler 869; Lipperheide 1725; Ray. French #287 gutter of last few leaves, minor rubbing to backstrip, about fine [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THE GLORY OF KANSAS. THE COTTONWOOD AND UPPER ARKANSAS VALLEYS. A CORRECT COUNTY MAP OF KANSAS SHOWING THE LAND GRANT OF THE ATCHISON, TOPEKA & SANTA FE RAILROAD

      Globe Printing & publishing Co., n. d. (ca 1882)., 1882. 21" x 15" one sheet with attractive, color pictorial covers, folds into twelve panels each 7 1/2" x 3 1/2" and promoting "thousand of acres of choice farming and grazing lands yet for sale, low prices on long credits or with large discounts for cash." One side is "the latest and best map of Kansas, from authentic sources. Drawn and engraved, 1882, expressly for the Land Development of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad. The Land Grant is indicated on the map by shading on both sides of the line. "It Embraces The Finest Lands In Kansas." On the other side ten panels promote the advantages of buying land and homesteading in Kansas. 1,500,000 acres are available for sale at prices ranging from $1.25 to $10.00 an acre with generous credit terms and even better terms for cash purchases. Many questions are answered concerning elevation, climate, soil, rainfall, crops, water, timber, fuel, irrigation, livestock, churches, schools, railroads, etc. Much is said about the Kansas soil and its capability to produce large quantities of corn, wheat, and oats as well as being able to provide many acres suitable for livestock grazing. Covers lightly soiled and lightly frayed along the bottom edges and a bit to the lower fore-edges. An attractive copy.

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        STUDY FOR THE ATTAINMENT OF THE SANC GRAEL

      [London: W.A. Mansell & Co., ca.1882] - Photograph of Rossetti's study for his Oxford Union Mural, 8 x 11cm mounted on 20 x 23cm card w/pencilled border, in its original glazed wooden frame, w/Christie's stencil (CUS79) & label of the Ruskin Galleries, Birmingham, both to the frame's backboard. A larger version of this photograph is in the Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington. Frame Good (mount stained, & some marks to the wooden surround); photograph Near-Fine.

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        A Pair of Views of Mechler's Bakery, Weehawken, New Jersey

      1882 - Watercolors on paper, 7 x 11 in. Signed and dated (at lower right): [Broadway]: Fritz Meyer 82; [Park Avenue]: Fritz Meyer / 1882. Inventory#: p570pfra. These precisely painted views of the front and rear of Mechler's Bakery in Weehawken, New Jersey, are the work of Fritz Meyer. They are a record of a period in the history of Hudson County, New Jersey, when the area was home to significant numbers of German-American immigrants. Meyer's rendering of this scene shows Weehawken as a semi-rural town, just in the process of being "modernized." The detail that the artist incorporates into each of these renderings offers a tantalizing "snapshot" of a slice of Weehawken life in the waning days of the nineteenth century. Mechler's building is freestanding, with no neighbors on either side. At the top of both side walls, in large lettering, the premises is announced as Ph. Mechler's Weehawken Bakery. (In the rear facing view Weehawken is misspelled "Weehaken" either by the artist or by the proprieter). Mechler's, however, is definitely more (and perhaps less) than just a bakery. Facing the street, atop the extended front porch, a sign announces "Wein & Lager Bier Salon." Potted plants screen the sides of the porch area, which covers the sidewalk to the curb. Under the overhang are outdoor tables where two male patrons can be seen seated with their beer steins. Looking south, a kiosk serves as a marker and a shelter for a street car stop. A horse-drawn street car is just visible, approaching in the distance. The kiosk bears the lettering "Half Way Station" on one side, and "Mechler's Point" on the other side. It is clear from the back view that the front of the building is on a height facing the river. Consulting a present day map of Weehawken, it would appear likely that "Mechler's Point" marks the intersection of Park Avenue and Broadway (north of the present-day Lincoln Tunnel outlet and partway uphill). The street car tracks would have therefore run along Broadway. The rear view of the building offers a fuller understanding of the premises. The sign on the roof facing rear also announces Ph. Mechler's Bakery. Under that, however, is "Wein & Bier Saloon," "Gerade Wie in Deutschland" (Just as in Germany). Clearly Mechler is offering a taste of home. The building has a back garden accessed a few steps down from street level through a decorative arched entry. The sign on the arch says, again "PH. Mechler," "Gerade wie in Deutschland," and lastly "Mensch argere dich nicht!" which, loosely translated, might be understood as "Leave your troubles at the door," a fitting slogan for a beer garden. This rear entrance has an extended canopy leading to the building. The woman appearing to enter suggests that the "back" area is more genteel, and thus suitable for women (since German beer gardens were very much community centers). The two figures visible in the rear window also appear to be female. Though this is still the age of horse-drawn travel, it is clear from the overhead telegraph lines on Park Avenue that we are very much on the cusp of the modern technological revolution. The streets are lit by gas lamps. On Park Avenue a gentleman rides a horse and a couple are riding in a hansom cab, apparently on their way to Mechler's. The building has a trough in front for the animals and stables to the right. On Broadway, where the tracks run, no horses are in evidence. Broadway is still the more rural street, however. The land climbs uphill behind Mechler's. Meyer's technique in these works appears to be topographical, that is to say, a precisely observed and transcribed record of the scene as the artist saw it and wished to preserve it. The hope is that continuing research into the biography of the artist as well as the history of Mechler's Bakery, and the German-American community in Weehawken will reveal additional information to supplement the present purely visual evidence that we have on hand.

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