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        The Grand Canon at the Foot of Toroweap Looking East

      - 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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        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.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Collectorsemall]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Old Hall Bookshop, ABA ILAB PBFA BA]
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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

      [Bookseller: Libri Antichi e Rari di A. Castiglioni]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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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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        Gesammelte Abhandlungen. INSCRIBED BY GUSTAV KIRCHHOFF.

      Leipzig: Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1882. - Frontispiece, viii, 641, [1] pp; text figs.; 2 plates; ads. Original cloth. "2857" stamped in gilt at top of spine. Mostly unopened. Very Good. INSCRIBED BY GUSTAV KIRCHHOFF to David von Hansemann. First Edition. A second volume--Nachtrag. Herausgegeben von Dr. Ludwig Boltzmann--was published in 1891. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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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.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Junk]
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        The Athletes Guide: Hints On Training Management Of Athletic Sports

      Midland 'Athlete' Offices 1882 - Rare Victorian guide to training and preparation for sports. The football and cricket sections contributed by N.L. 'Pa' Jackson, founder of the famous Corinthians football club. Also includes Training for running by H.M. Oliver and W.G. George, Walking by G.P. Beckley, Swimming and Rowing by 'late champions'. Bicycling by George Lacey Hillier. Also a comprehensive section on 'records to date of publication'. 1st edition. 12mo. 112pp. Original illustrated boards - with some wear and marking, spine a little chipped but holding up well. Internally very good and very scarce. Not listed in Padwick or Seddon. McNab E28.

      [Bookseller: Sportspages]
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        Le Maroc.-

      - Traduit de l'italien avec l'autorisation de l'auteur par Henri Belle. Ouvrage illustré de 174 gravures sur bois d'après les dessins de É. Bayard, C. Biseo, S. Ussi, etc. Paris. Hachette. 1882. In-f° (dimensions intérieures 250 x 333mm), reliure de l'éditeur, dos chagrin rouge, plats toile chagrinée de même couleurs entièrement ornés de décors mauresques noir et or (plaque signée par Souze), tranches dorées, 405pp. Portrait de l'auteur par Ronjat, gravé par THiriat en frontispice et 174 gravures sur bois dont 26 hors texte. Quelques rousseurs mais bon exemplaire dans une imposante reliure. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Les Vieux Ordinaires]
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        Histoire de l'Art dans l'Antiquité. 4 volumes.

      Paris, Librairie Hachette et Cie. 1882-1887 - Egypte - Assyrie - Perse - Asie mineure - Grèce - Etrurie - Rome. Par Georges Perrot et Charles Chipiez. Contenant de très nombreuses gravures dessinées d'après les originaux ou d'après les documents les plus authentiques. Gravures T1: 616, T2: 452, T3: 644, T4: 395, certaines en couleurs, d'autres à double page ou repliées. Paris, Librairie Hachette et Cie. 1882-1887. Ex-libris de la bibliothèque de M.A. Delorme. Reliure demi-chagrin noir. Dos à nerfs avec titre, auteur, tomaison dorés. Quelques rousseurs. Bon état. Format in-4°(29x20). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: EURL Livres et Collections]
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        Catalogue of the Collection of Pictures, works of art, and decorative objects, the property of His Grace the Duke of Hamilton, K.T. Saturday, June 17, and Monday, June 19, 1882, and the following day [Five Portions complete].

      Christie, Manson & Woods, London 1882 - 234 pp. + plates. 8vo. Cloth. Hardback. Illus. with 77 monochrome carbon print photographic plates. Two versions of this catalogue were produced, one without plates, and this, the illustrated version, with carbon prints by James Craig Annan (1864-1946), son of the Scottish photographer Thomas Annan. Annan was only 18 when he produced this series of prints (uncredited) for the spectacular Duke of Hamilton sale. There were 2213 lots auctioned over fifteen days in five sections which brought in 397,000 British pounds! In addition to the paintings offered, which could have easily formed their own museum -works by Botticelli, Breugel, Da Vinci, Durer, Fra Angelico, Giorgione, Holbein, Rembrandt, Rubens, Titian, Van Dyke, Veronese, and more- there was French furniture, Asian bronzes and lacquers, Sevres and Desden porcelain, and decorative objects in profusion. Photographs were somewhat new to illustrating auctions and "this is an early use of photography for a sale catalogue," according to William Buchanan in his "J. Craig Annan. Selected Texts and Bibliography," (Oxford. 1994), p. 137. Annan would go on to become an important British pictorial photographer and one of its master photogravure printers, contributing both his own work and gravures for other British photographers to Stiglitz' Camera Work (the January 1914 issue -no. 45- was devoted entirely to him). Scarce, especially in such beautiful condition and in such a fine binding. Buchanan 1. A near fine copy, rubbing on verso of plates, plates numbered in pencil. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        ENGLISH RUSTIC PICTURES

      London: George Routledge & Sons, n.d. [Preface dated September 1882] - First edition, 38.5 x 27.5cm [folio], in publisher's vellum boards w/gilt title to fr. cover & spine, gilt brown & red decorations to covers (curiously w/Birket Foster's monogram in gilt to rear) & spine, bevelled edges, a.e. deckle, [i-viii], [1-126] pp. w/32 India Proof wood engravings by the Dalziels printed on tinted paper laid on rectos, +1p. publ. advert to rear. Stated Limited Edition (264/300) printed on watermarked "Stacey Wise 1882" handmade paper at the Camden Press, London. Along with their "Bible Gallery," Foster's "Pictures of English Landscape," & Millais's "Twenty India Proofs to the Parables," this sumptuous volume of Walker's & Pinwell's best illustrative work was produced by the Dalziels "perhaps aware that their heyday was over and seeking to preserve the high points of their achievement in permanent form" (Ray p.96). Binding Very Good (a few marks to vellum, & corners sl. bumped w/lower fr. cover a bit rounded & worn); contents Near-Fine. Reid 151, Ray 159 ("the engravings are to be seen here in their most attractive setting"), Goldman 52. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leonard Roberts, Bookseller]
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        The Prince and the Pauper: A Tale for People of all Ages

      Boston: James R. Osgood. 1882. First. First American edition, first issue with Franklin Press imprint. Publisher's deluxe binding of half-calf and marbled papercovered boards. The paper on the edges of the boards is a bit worn, and some rubbing to the extremities, as almost always seems the case, else a nice, tight, very good or better copy, with the spine gilt easily readable. On a lark a prince and a pauper change stations in life, allowing Twain to critique various legal and moral injustices. A nice copy of a classic children's tale, scarce in the deluxe binding. BAL 3402. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Legends of My Bungalow

      Chapman and Hall, Limited, London 1882 - [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Collectorsemall]
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        The Prince and the Pauper

      James Osgood, 1882. Hardcover. Good. James Osgood, Boston 1882. First Edition / First Printing / State A. Dated 1882 with no additional printings. Franklin Imprint on the copyright. State A with the rosette at the spine 1/8" below the fillet. Text errors corrected on pages 124, 263, and 362. {ref: BAL 3402, McBride}. Book Condition: Good+, shelf wear, rounded corners, Name at the front endpaper, age toning, spine fraying.

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        Report of the Commissioners Appointed to Inquire into and Report upon All Matters Relating to the Settlement of the Transvaal Territory [Parts I &Ii]

      London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office 1882, 1st Edition. () 249; 121pp. Very good. Folio. Original blue printed paper wrappers, hinges reinforced. Some creasing to rear wrapper of Part I. Contemporary ownership signature to front wrapper and penned number to rear wrapper of Part II. Minor chipping to edges of wrappers of both Parts with some staining to edges of text block of Part I. Printed titles to spines of both volumes with minor paper loss to heads and tails of spines. Occasional foxing / spotting to interior of Part I, and two green pencil marks to margins of pages 25 & 53 in Part II. Complete with 9 coloured folding maps in excellent condition, only flaw being a 2" tear near where the first map is affixed to the gutter of the book. A tight and generally clean set in original wraps. Parliamentary Paper C-3114 detailing British settlement of the Transvaal in South Africa. Includes detailed accounts of British relationship with the Boers and Zulus and strategies for colonizing the region in a manner to avoid conflict. Part I includes the 9 coloured maps of the region, including 1 very large folding map, and information on gold fields in the region. Part II consists almost entirely of transcripts of meetings with Boer leaders. An interesting document, as issued in blue wraps, published just after the First Boer War and foreshadowing the Second Boer War, which was to occur 17 years later..

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        The Queen's Speeches in Parliament from her Accession to the Present Time: A Compendium of the History of Her Majesty's Reign Told From the Throne

      W H Allen, London 1882 - Red cloth with embossed gilt and black design, sunned to spine, bumped to corners with some darkening and marks, small warped and waterstained area to back cover. Ffep removed, pen marks to fixed front endpaper. Inscription to title page dated 1882. Pages good, sunned with foxing and a few marks. Spine slightly cocked. Binding sound. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Crystal Bard Books]
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        The Land of the Midnight Sun : Summer and Winter Journeys through Sweden, Norway, Lapland and Northern Finland / by Paul B. Du Chaillu [Complete in Two Volumes]

      New York : Harper 1882 - Physical desc. : 2 v. : ill. , plates ; 23 cm. Col. Map on folded leaf in pocket (v. 1. Back inside cover). Includes index. Subject: Scandinavia - Description and travel Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and dust-toned as with age. Remains quite well-preserved overall: tight, bright, clean and strong. With folding colour map to the rear pocket 2 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        Vorlesungen über neuere Geometrie

      Leipzig: Druck und Verlag B. G. Teubner, 1882. First Edition. Quarter morocco. Very good. First Edition. Quarter morocco. 8vo (230 × 160 mm), pp. iv, 201, [3]; numerous line-drawn diagrams; slight toning of text, but it remains a bright, attractive copy; institutional stamp of the university of Mannheim partly obscuring an ink inscription of Oskar Bolza (dated 1896) to title-page; marbled edges; small loss to lower corner of front free endpaper and small fore-edge tears repaired with archival tape; hinges strengthened with cloth, else very good in contemporary morocco-backed marbled boards.

      [Bookseller: Abel Rare Books Ltd.]
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        Bancroft's Official Guide Map of the City and County of San Francisco

      San Francisco 1882 -

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco]
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