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        Before & After Marriage in Five Acts. Drawn by Cassius M. Coolidge. Copyright by Geo. M. Hayes.

      1882 - New York. Published by Barnum & Co. 1882. Single chromolithograph sheet of postcard stock folded into 6 panels, printed recto only. Folded 182 x 77mm, extended 182 x 462mm. An early satirical piece by the famous caricaturist and artist best known for his poker-playing dogs. In 1877 Cassius Coolidge published a short series of sketches entitled The Tale of Wedded Life In Ten Scenes that depict stages of relationships. It was available for one dollar, including shipping. Apparently after his self published work, Coolidge was commissioned to create a custom version of his scenes for Jaques, Atwood & Co. in Chicago. The story was cut from ten scenes to five, each placed on 3?x5? paper cards.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd]
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        Large collection of 85 books and magazines by and about Jean Lorrain.

      58 early books (from 1882 to 1957) and 20 more recent ones, including 4 translations (into Dutch and English). Plus 2 old books that mention Lorrain sidedishwise, and 5 fin de siècle magazines. Please ask for a complete description.l Jean Lorrain (1855-1906), a symbolist writer turned decadentistic, presenting himself as a 'dandy of the mire', catering gothic novelettes, but also chronicles of contemporary life, full of slurs and slander to the sensation-hungry reader. A great stylist, a master of masks who tampered with drugs, dying as a syphilitic and drug addict. His doting mother lived on for another 20 years, providing material to his Eckermann, the author Georges Normandy who was able to enhance Lorrains reputation as an author in the 20s and 30s. Never quite forgotten, there was a Lorrain revival in the carefree Sixties and the studious Eighties, fostering many publications also included in this collection. This is an arsenal of 44 different early titles with 14 reprints and differring duplicates, comprising 5 books with a lengthy dedication by Jean Lorrain, 3 with inserted letters by him and 2 with autograph poems his first three titles, nice original illustrated wrappers and some fantastically illustrated books. Added: two dozen books and other publications about Lorrain. This collection, measuring more than two shelves, is a grandiose addition for any Lorrain specialist or library.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas Holthuis]
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        Building Plans, Elevations, and Details for a Two Story Class "B" Building for James H. Hjul on the Corner of Harrison St. and Rincon St., San Francisco.(Now possibly the site of San Francisco's most recognized high-rise. )

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, October 30 - May 31.(). Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size varies. 40 sheets. Job #0087. James Hansen Hjul (1882 - 1957), a structural engineer, constructed many buildings in San Francisco. He was the founder of the J.H. Construction Company and was listed as a contractor, civil engineer, structural engineer and construction engineer in San Francisco City Directories from 1907 to 1958. Most of his work occurred in the South of Market area on warehouses and industrial buildings.

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        Poésies d'un voyageur, 1834-1878.

      - Paris, A. Lahure, 1882. In-12, (4)-217-(1) pp., reliure plein maroquin rouge (Amand), dos orné, tranches dorées (mors très légèrement frottés). Edition originale, tirage limité à 150 exemplaires. ENVOI autographe signé de Marmier à Mme Stéphen Liégeard. Bel exemplaire sous une riche reliure signée. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). *** Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *** Langue : Français

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        Africana;

      London: Simpkin Marshall & Co.,, 1882. Or, the Heart of Heathen Africa. Native Customs and Beliefs. [Volume 2: Mission Life.] 2 volumes, octavo. Original diagonal-ribbed dark yellow cloth over bevelled boards, spines and front boards lettered and decorated in gilt and black, rear boards ruled in blind, brown floral endpapers, binder's ticket (Jackson's Works, Aberdeen) to rear pastedowns. Housed in a custom blue cloth slipcase. Wood-engraved frontispiece, 8 similar plates, illustrations to the text. Spines a touch sunned and bumped, tips lightly rubbed, small section of darkening to cloth at upper outer corner of vol. 1 front board, a small portion of cockling below, faint scuffing and a light score-mark to vol. 2 rear board, a few other trivial marks, these flaws minor: an excellent, fresh copy. First edition of this important account of Malawi, from the celebrated travel collection of Franklin Brooke-Hitching, with his pencilled initials to the half-titles. Macdonald (1850-1929) arrived in the Shire Highlands in July 1878 as the first ordained minister of the newly-established Church of Scotland mission at Blantyre. During his tenure the mission assumed control of what Macdonald himself referred to as "civil jurisdiction", and became implicated in numerous abuses, including routine corporal punishment of any locals suspected of stealing mission property, leading to death in one instance and the flogging of an entirely innocent individual in another, and the large-scale expropriation of land "partly to forestall Portuguese claims to the sovereignty of the Shire Highlands" (Morris, An Environmental History of Southern Malawi, p. 53). Macdonald and others were recalled by the Foreign Mission Committee in 1881, and he spent the rest of his life as a parish minister. Despite the circumstances of his tenure, considered disreputable even by the standards of the day, his account is considered a "pioneer ethnographic study of the Yao" (ibid.) in a remarkably sympathetic vein.

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        A History of Champagne with Notes on the other Sparkling Wines of France [Presentation / Signed and Inscribed by Perinet & Fils, Reims in September 1886]. With an Appendix: "The Principal Champagne and other Sparkling Wine Brands. Illustrated with 880 Engravings.

      London: Vizetelly & Co.. The binding slightly stained on front board and back cover. Very firm binding. The endpapers fully intact. Extremely rare with the inscription by Perinet & Fils in Reims. Perinet & Fils also have a full page advertising for their Champagne production in the rear of the book which shows a 'Sectional View of a portion of the Caves in the Rue St.Hilaire in Reims'. Other companies advertising are: Ches. de Cazanove / Roper Freres & Co. (Extra Dry / Medium Dry) / Moet and Chandon's Brut Imperial - Dry Champagne.. London, Vizetelly & Co., 1882. Quarto. Frontispiece, XII, 263 pages and 12 pages Appendix and Advertisement of Champagne companies. Hardciover / Originall full green cloth with gilt lettering and illustrations on spine and cover. The binding slightly stained on front board and back cover. Very firm binding. The endpapers fully intact. Extremely rare with the inscription by Perinet & Fils in Reims. Perinet & Fils also have a full page advertising for their Champagne production in the rear of the book which shows a 'Sectional View of a portion of the Caves in the Rue St.Hilaire in Reims'. Other companies advertising are: Ches. de Cazanove / Roper Freres & Co. (Extra Dry / Medium Dry) / Moet and Chandon's Brut Imperial - Dry Champagne. Includes for example: Early Renown of the Champagne Wines / The Wines of the Champagne from the Fourteenth to the Seventeenth Century / Invention and Development of Sparkling Champagne / The Battle of the Wines / Progress and Popularity of Sparkling Wines / Champagne of England / The Champagne Vinelands - The Vineyards of the River / The Vineyards of the Mountain / The Wines of the Champagne and the System of Cultivation / The Vintage in the Champagne / The Preparation of the Champagne / Reims and its Champagne Establishments / Epernay / The Champagne Establishments of Epernay and Pierry / Some Champagne Establishments at Avize and Rilly / Sport in the Champagne (Boar - Hunting in the Champagne ) M. D'Honnincton's Boar - Hounds / The 'sonnerie du sanglier' etc. etc. Damge by Boars / Sparkling Saumur and Sparkling Sauterne's / The Sparkling Wines of Burgundy, the Jura, and the South of France / Facts and Notes respecting Sparkling Wines /

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        TWO ON A TOWER.

      - A romance. In three volumes. Pp. [iv]+246+[iv]+240+[iv]+224(last colophon); rebound in brown half calf, spines lettered and ruled in gilt around raised bands, lighter brown cloth boards, a trifle marked; all edges sprinkled red; later endpapers; ex library copy, with several scattered stamps, a couple of tiny edge splits, small piece torn from bottom fore-corner pp. 15/16 Volume I, a few leaves faintly creased, a little light foxing and occasional slight soiling; Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, London, 1882. First edition. Purdy 41; Sadleir 1116. *Originally published serially in the \i Atlantic Monthly , Boston, from May to December 1882. For the publication in book form, Hardy devised his own advertisement, in which he described the novel as 'the story of the unforeseen relations into which a lady and a youth many years her junior were drawn by studying the stars together; of her desperate situation through generosity to him; and of the reckless \i coup d'audace by which she affected her deliverance' (Purdy, p. 44). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kay Craddock - Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        A hand-coloured cabinet photograph (coloured image size 133 x 90 mm) of three men in uniform. The photograph is mounted on the gilt-edged card of 'Artist & Photographer Otto von Hartitzsch ... 125 Rundle Street, Adelaide'

      The South Australian Register (Thursday, 16 November 1882) contains an advertisement for the sale of 'the whole of his superior stock-in-trade ... of his well-known photographic establishment ... in consequence of his relinquishing the profession'. Accordingly, this photograph cannot be later than 1882, but it is probably circa 1880. The young men are in identical uniforms; the only specific clue is the distinctive badge on their forage caps. The extensive hand-colouring obliterates some of the detail, but it is essentially a flag or pennant on a flagpole set within a circle of rope finished off with a square knot. This suggests to us the uniforms are of maritime, if not naval, relevance (and we would not be surprised to learn that the men were foreign visitors to Adelaide).

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        Days of the Son of Man

      J. C. McCurdy & Co., Philadelphia 1882 - Embossed title with gilt lettering. Separation at right hinge and pull to head of spine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 685 pages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: William Chrisant & Sons FABA, ABAA, ILAB]
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        The Horse In Motion As Shown By Instantaneous Photography

      Boston: James R. Osgood And Company, 1882. Book. Illus. by Eadweard Muybridge - Photographer. Very Good +. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Original Brown Cloth With Gilt Pictorial Stamping. The Book Has Bumped Corners..

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        The Horse in Motion.

      Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1882. - Small folio, original pictorial black and gilt-stamped dark green cloth over boards, t.e.g. [iii]?viii, 127 pp., 107 plates, including 9 chromolithographs, 5 heliotypes, and 98 lithographs. First edition of this important work documenting Muybridge's groundbreaking work in motion photography. Leland Stanford, railroad magnate, a governor of California and founder of Stanford University, reputedly made a bet that, for a moment in the course of its galloping stride, all four of a horse's hooves are simultaneously off the ground. Because the moment is too fleeting for the human eye to detect, Stanford hired English-born photographer Eadweard Muybridge, already well known for his photographs of western American landscapes, to prove him right. Although Muybridge's work was apparently interrupted by his determination to track and kill his wife's lover, he eventually devised a system of 24 successively placed cameras whose shutters were linked to trip wires set off by the galloping horse. The resulting sequence of photographs, reproduced here as lithographs, was a "technical and conceptual breakthrough" (Tate Museum) which not only of course won Stanford's bet and opened the doors to new conceptions of animal locomotion, but also set the stage for motion picture cameras and the film industry. Illustrated with black and white plates depicting the horse in motion and chromolithographs of horse anatomy.CONDITION: Very good, discreetly re-backed with original spine laid down, covers slightly worn, head and foot of spine rubbed, corners bumped, contents clean, binding tight; nineteenth century bookplate of Newton Hall, Cambridge on front paste-down. Over all a bright, solid, and attractive copy.SHIPPING: Heavy item. Additional shipping charges may apply. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Fine Motif Samples for Silverware of Aesthetic Period Bird and Flora Designs

      Birmingham, circa 1882-1890. The private working volume of a prolific and most talented Birmingham silversmith, containing over 260 silver engraved rubbings on paper, of designs to be etched onto jewellery, silver tableware, etc., approximately 17 pictorial engravings from a book, 12 pencil drawings, and one illustrated magazine print advertisement for Fattorini and Sons of Bradford in West Yorkshire retained for design reference. Each rubbing is made on its own paper clipping, and mounted to 25 leafs of an 1880 annual diary made by White & Pike, a lithography and book making firm in Birmingham. Rubbings vary in size, the smallest measuring approximately 2 x 2 cm, and the largest 7 x 11 cm. Rubbings mounted to the first four leafs are made in purple wax, while the majority are made in charcoal. Also containing a few manuscript annotations of specific client purchases, some of whom were jewellers and manufacturers of silverworks, also in Birmingham. Together with 4 photocopy leafs, loosely placed within the volume, outlining the particulars of a patent granted in 1930 to Tiptaft Limited of Birmingham for the production of decorative plaques, possibly suggesting the firm's connection to the volume. Folio. White & Pike's diary, featuring numerous advertisements of contemporary firms in the precious metals trades, and other businesses. Volume measures approximately 21 x 33 cm, green cloth boards titled in gilt to front. A generous example of Victorian silver etching works. During the Aesthetic Period (1880-1901), when beauty and freedom of spirit prevailed over social-political themes, in literature, fine art, music, and other art forms, a sense of fun and insouciance returned to jewellery and table wares. Sterling silver pieces made in Birmingham became quite popular at this time. Engraved motifs such as those presented here were used to decorate vases, tea caddies and sugar bowls, serving platters, candlesticks, bangle bracelets, lockets, brooches, watch fobs, jewellery boxes, fine furniture embellishments, and so much more. A rare survivor from a silversmith's shop in Birmingham, historic Warwickshire, now known as the West Midlands, the present volume has survived in excellent form, and now serves to memorialize Victorian era styles of ornamentation for precious metals, in particular the English attraction to the fabled bird. The volume, a White & Pike's Diary for the year 1880, was first used in 1880 to record the silversmith's sales and services rendered to his Birmingham clients, as manuscript entries are made on specific dates throughout the volume. Clients include private names such as one Mr. Abbott who may have been a manufacturer of musical instruments as he also purchased silver by weight "for snaps, mouthpieces, and plates". Other repeat private clients appearing in the accounts include Walton and Dewson. The silversmith frequently served other professionals and firms from various trades working with metals and jewellery, for example: •Phillips & Pearce - listed in Harrod's Special Directory (1880 First Edition) as dye sinkers, tool makers, stampers and piercers with a shop at 131 Barr Street in Birmingham •Mr. Phillips himself, who purchased silver to stamp into beads •Tool makers Cashmore & Morton who purchased red gold in one instance •Clock and watch makers Grimmett & Finning / Grimmet & Co., and co-owner Mr. Grimmett •Peers & Co. - The 1880 Kelly's Directory of the Watch & Clock Trades lists Peers Edgar & Co. as a manufacturer of best gold-cased chains and jewellery, situated at 264 Icknield Street, in Birmingham •Mr. Sanders who purchased silver to saw-pierce into names •Hickman who brought in 39 earrings and 19 brooches to renew •Clutterbuck who bought 42 blanks to stamp in dies sent Based on the sales entries, some of the items manufactured and sold to retail clients included women's brooches, bracelets, locket dies, and earrings, whereas to other men in the trade and manufacturing of silver artifacts, he sold beads, blank silver pieces for stamping, and silver to turn into coils. The volume was subsequently re-purposed as a private catalog, to retain sample engraved rubbings on paper clippings, which have been pasted over the earlier accounts records. Owing to the private financial notes throughout the volume, this was most likely the silversmith's private working volume, kept in the shop. A more aesthetically pleasing catalog of designs would have surely been presented to his clients. Also intended for personal reference only, a large printed advertisement leaf for Fattorini and Sons of Bradford in West Yorkshire was retained, and annotated in pencil "keep this" - evidently for design reference. Interestingly, the advertisement illustrates designs for cigarette case, one of which is similar to a rubbing found on the previous leaf with the same shaped shield at its center. Oblongs, cameos and roundels, the silver plate etched motifs are rather intricate and refined, the work of a skilled and passionate silversmith. Many of the designs feature birds, a scant few of these having a Far East influence with delicate fans incorporated in the composition, and some resonating with the local appreciation for the birds of England. Flora and leaf patterns are also abundant, and combinations of birds in gorgeous botanical flourishes. [Bird motifs were especially popular in the 1890s and into the turn of the century. Victorians were deeply inspired by nature, and they especially loved birds, which represented hope, freedom, and rebirth. Swallows were typically the first bird to land on a ship when nearing land, and thus came to represent a safe return.] A few designs standout as rather unique and must have been special orders, including one which highlights the Albert memorial clock erected in Belfast in 1869, a round cut scene hand drawn of horse drawn closed carriage complete with a bugler, and a small roundel of a sail boat. One of the cigarette case designs features sand dollars, also fitting for a period during which seaweed collecting and seaside retreats were popular. The 17 copper engraved leafs also suggest that the silversmith produced copper engraved plates for book printers, or at least made the engraved plates for one book which illustrated several birds. Finally, one loose leaf placed in the volume carries rubbings of monogram initials. This may be the working volume of James Walter Tiptaft who founded "J.W. Tiptaft & Son" in 1882. Tiptaft of Birmingham operated from 1882 until 1940, the founder and his son being advertised as ironmongers, jewellers and medallists, over the years. On 14 January 1880, the first manuscript entry was made in the present volume. James Walter Tiptaft was by this time already active in Birmingham. In 1881 he was known to have 2 employees working for him, and may very well have begun compiling this volume for easy reference. James Walter Tiptaft was born in January 1848 in Welford, Northamptonshire, and died sometime after 1900. According to the census of Birmingham, by 1871 he was employed as an "ironmonger's assistant" and residing with his brother Edward at No. 6 Louisa Street. He married Elizabeth Smith in July 1872 in Dudley, Worcester. By 1878, and possibly earlier, the couple had moved to Birmingham. At 33 years old James W. Tiptaft appears in the 1881 census of Birmingham, Warwickshire, his trade being "ironmonger employing 2 men," residing at 12 Spring Hill with his wife Elizabeth, together with his parents William Kea Tiptaft and Ann James (née Atkin) Tiptaft (1821-1892), and also his brother Robert Tiptaft. In 1882, he founded "J.W. Tiptaft & Son." The 1901 census of Birmingham shows James W. Tiptaft living at 129 City Road, with his wife Elizabeth, son William, and nephew Percy N. Burton who is described as 20 years old, ironmonger, worker, born at Birmingham. James Walter Tiptaft's father was William Keal Tiptaft (1824-1893), born in Houghton, Leicestershire, and died in Birmingham, Warwickshire. He was a classical and commercial teacher, later a schoolmaster until at least age 47. In an uncommon turn of events, it seems that in his later working years, he joined his son James in ironmongery. Having moved from Leicestershire, the 1881 census of Birmingham lists him as an "ironmonger's assistant." James and Elizabeth had at least one child, William J. Tiptaft who was born circa 1884 in Birmingham. At age 17, he was also a ironmonger, having learned the trade from his father. He too married a woman named Elizabeth. They had a son they named William. Online sources state that James Walter Tiptaft went into partnership with his son Norman in 1909, however contemporary directories, trade mark registries, and genealogies available online only produce the record of one son, William Tiptaft. Further research is warranted. The mark registered with the Birmingham Assay Office in 1886, 1892, 1906, 1923, and in 1934, for J.W. Tiptaft himself was "J·W·T" whereas in October 1914 for J.W. Tiptaft & Son Ltd. the mark registered was simply "JWT" with no dots or periods. James Walter Tiptaft also entered his mark with the Chester Assay Office from the address of 25 Northampton Street, Birmingham, on the 30th April 1904. His private address at the time of the Chester registration was 22 Whately Road, Handsworth, Staffs. In 1940, Tiptaft Limited was still listed in Kelly's Directory, and also the London Post Office Directory, as a medallist ("Medals and badges in gold, silver and bronze for sports, societies and clubs; Contractors to H.M. Government"), the London address being 22 Hatton Garden. Later the same year the firm was sold to and incorporated with S. Blanckensee and Son Ltd.. S Blanckensee & Sons Ltd. was founded in Bristol in 1826. In September 1863 the firm moved to Birmingham where it established its first registered mark, and established a shop on Great Charles Street. Solomon (Abraham) and his son Aaron, traded as Blanckensee & Son, Jewellers. In the 1931 Kelly's Trade Directory the firm is listed as makers of regimental, naval, and R.A.F. badges, crests and brooches, In 1941, as medalists.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1882 - 1882 Wisden Paperback, Facsimile Covers.

      1882. Hi, This is an 1882 Original Paperback Wisden, only the 19th Edition and quite a hard year to find. It is an original but has facsimile covers and spine. Inside the pages are very white but have quite a few underlines to the text, the majority in pencil. The covers are excellent.

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        Picturesque Canada, Volumes 1,2,3

      Belden Bros., Toronto 1882 - Picturesque Canada; The Country As It Was And Is. Rare 3 volume set, full leather, gilded title and art pallete and easel on front cover, 6 bands on spine with gilded letters and scroll, morroco endpapers, all fore-edges gilded. Text in Very Good condition, 889 total pages for the three volumes, top cover of leather worn off at nearly all edges, slight separation of spine from front cover in a small area of a couple volumes. Photos provided if interested. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Alton Moran]
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        A Naturalist's Voyage Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of the countries visited during the voyage of H.M.S. 'Beagle' round the world, under the Command of Capt. FitzRoy, R.N. Fifteenth Thousand

      New York: John Murray, 1882 Later printing of Darwin's first published book most commonly referred to as The Voyage of the Beagle, taken from the 1860 edition with the postscript which is considered to be his final text. Originally published as volume III of a four-volume multi-authored set, Darwin's account of the HMS Beagle's second survey expedition from 1831 to 1836 was so successful and well regarded that it was published separately in 1839 by Henry Colburn.

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        Mlle FIFI.

      Bruxelles, Henry Kistemaeckers 1882 - Mlle Fifi - La Bûche - Le Lit - Un Réveillon - Mots d'Amour - Une aventure parisienne - Marroca. Eaux-fortes par Just (portrait-frontispice). L'un des rares portraits dont l'écrivain ait autorisé la publication. Vignettes de chapitre, bandeaux, lettrines et culs-de-lampe. ÉDITION ORIGINALE RARE. Bruxelles, Henry Kistemaeckers, collection "Édition du Bibliophile" - 1882 - 172 pages. Tirage à petit nombre sur vergé. Joint un article de presse sur François Tassart. Reliure demi-maroquin bleu de l'époque. Dos à nerfs aux titre et auteur dorés. Tête dorée sur témoins, non rogné. Couverture chamois conservée. Pas de rousseur. Parfait état. Format in-12°(16x11). Mademoiselle Fifi est un recueil de nouvelles de Guy de Maupassant placé sous les thèmes du libertinage et de la guerre de 1870. 1ère Edition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Manuscript, signed ("Rose Hartwick Thorpe"), two stanzas from "Curfew Shall Not Ring Tonight"

      Grand Rapids, Mich, 1882. 24 lines, fair copy, in ink, on single folded sheet. 1 vols. 8vo. Accompanied by a 2 pp. ALS from Thorpe, conveying the ms in response to the recipient's request. Both in fine condition. 24 lines, fair copy, in ink, on single folded sheet. 1 vols. 8vo. "Curfew Shall Not Ring Tonight". Two stanzas from the immensely popular popular song, in its day, about a young girl during the Protectorate who saves the life of her Cavalier lover from a sentence of death" She has reached the topmost ladder, o'er her hangs the great dark bell; Awful is the gloom beneath her, like the pathway down to hell. See! the ponderous tongue is swinging; 'tis the hour of curfew now, And the sight has chilled her bosom, stopped her breath, and paled her brow. Shall she let it ring? No, never! Her eyes flash with sudden light, As she springs, and grasps it firmly: "Curfew shall not ring to-night!" Out she swung,-- far out. The city Seemed a speck of light below,-- There twixt heaven and earth suspended, As the bell swung to and fro. And the sexton at the bell-rope, old and deaf, heard not the bell, Sadly thought that twilight curfew rang young Basil's funeral knell. "Still the maiden, clinging firmly, quivering lip and fair face white, Stilled her frightened heart's wild throbbing: "Curfew shall not ring tonight!"

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        A fine photogravure portrait of Florence Eleanor Booth (1861-1957), wife of Bramwell Booth, Second General of The Salvation Army

      The high-quality sepia-toned photogravure is printed on stiff card (external dimensions 217 x 255 mm, image size 139 x 190 mm). The wide margin beneath the image is inscribed and signed in ink: 'Yours, affectionately Florence E. Booth. The grace of Our Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit. Gal[atians] VI 18'. Apart from light creases to two corner tips, the item is in fine condition. Florence Eleanor Soper became a Salvation Army convert in her late teens; in October 1882, 'shortly after her twenty-first birthday, Captain Florence Soper married Chief of the Staff Commissioner Bramwell Booth' (official Salvation Army website). They were married for forty-seven years and had seven children. Shortly before her first child turned one, Florence became involved in the Women's Social Work aspect of The Salvation Army, 'and by the time she relinquished leadership of the WSW in 1912, this spare time ministry of a single rescue home had expanded to more than forty social work centres, of varying types, spread across' England. On the death of his father, Salvation Army founder and General William Booth, in August 1912, Bramwell Booth succeeded him as the Second General, and 'as Mrs General Booth, Florence had to move on to other duties'. This charming portrait appears to date from about this time.

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        Blason General y Nobleza del Universo.

      Madrid, Librería de M. Murillo, 1882. - in-4. XVI. XXIVff. 34ff. Plein maroquin rouge, dos a nerfs richement orné, double filet doré encadrant les plats et monogramme doré au centre du plat supérieur, tranches dorées (reliure de l'époque). Précieux exemplaire, imprimé sur peau de vélin et somptueusement relié en maroquin, de la réimpression de 1882 de ce magnifique incunable héraldique illustré de 39 gravures. Elle ne fut tirée qu'à à 102 exemplaires (dont 100 sur papier vergé et 2 sur peau de vélin). On ne sait presque rien sur l'auteur Pedro de Gracia Dei, né vers 1469, mort en 1530, à qui l'on attribue également des poésies. On le croit galicien et il fut peut-être Roi d'Armes, expert en héraldique et en généalogie des familles nobles. Superbe reliure de l'époque en maroquin rouge. Très bel exemplaire. Palau, 106731. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sommertag, nach Arnold Böcklin.

      - Radierung und Aquatinta, 1882. 19:14,2 cm, Blattgröße 31,7:22,8 cm. Singer 326. – Brillanter Abdruck vor der Schrift, auf China. Im breiten Rand mit einigen wenigen Fleckchen, leicht knitterfaltig. Der Maler, Bildhauer und Radierer Max Klinger wird am 18.2.1857 in Leipzig geboren. Er studiert in bei Karl Gussow in Karlsruhe und an der Berliner Akademie. 1879 ist er im Atelier von Emile Wauters in Brüssel tätig. Ab 1888 reist Max Klinger wiederholt nach Italien. 1892 ist er Mitbegründer der Berliner Künstlergruppe "XI". Ab 1893 lebt er in Leipzig. 1894 wird er Mitglied der Berliner Akademie, ab 1897 ist er als Professor an der Leipziger Akademie der Grafischen Künste tätig. Ab 1903 hat er auch einen Wohnsitz in Großjena. Beim neu gegründeten Deutschen Künstlerbund ist Max Klinger Vizepräsident neben Max Liebermann, Fritz von Uhde und Harry Graf Kessler. 1906 wird er Vorsitzender des neuen Villa-Romana-Vereins für das Atelierhaus in Florenz. Ein Grundcharakteristikum der Kunst von Max Klinger ist der Symbolismus mit antik-mythologischen und christlichen Bezügen und Inhalten. Zu seinen malerischen Hauptwerken zählen "Kreuzigung" (1890), "Christus im Olymp" (1897), "Die griechische Geisteswelt" (1909 für Leipzig als Aulagemälde der Universität, zerstört). In seinem bildhauerischen Werk orientiert sich Klinger an der neu entdeckten griechischen Polychromie und er verwendet farbige Steine, so bei "Die neue Salome" (1893) und "Kassandra" (1886-1895). Als sein Hauptwerk gilt hier die monumentale Statue des sitzenden "Beethoven" (1886-1902, Leipzig, Neues Gewandhaus). Den bedeutsamsten Teil des künstlerischen Werks von Max Klinger stellt sein grafisches Werk dar. Es zählt zu den besten Leistungen der deutschen Grafik der Neuzeit, sowohl was das Technische, Künstlerische und Narrative angeht. Max Klinger setzt die Technik der Radierung und der Aquatinta in jeder Hinsicht meisterhaft ein und entwickelt sie weiter. Es entsteht ein umfangreiches Werk von Radierfolgen. Max Klinger stirbt am 4.7.1920 in Großjena bei Naumburg.

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        The Sun : Its Planets and Their Satellites a Course of Lectures Upon the Solar System

      Edward Stanford, London 1882 - The Gresham Lectures for 1881 & 1882. Given by the Professor of Astronomy Gresham College, London. pp xiv 432, illus with 94 woodblocks, 8 woodbury photo and lith plates (one set of three in colour) fold out chart of Mar to front. Only faults a little faded to edge of rear bd, name to title page, on small marginal note, short tear to fold of chart. Very tight and bright copy in fine bindings. Overweight Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Diccionario basco-español titulado Euskeratik Erderara Biurtzeco Itztegia

      - Editorial de Eusebio Lopez, Tolosa 1882. Plena piel grabada con nervios, rozada por el uso. Conserva cubierta. Texto a 2 columnas. IX+1257+11 hojas. Buen estado. 33x24 cm. Ref: 6874 [LS/015179-6874]

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        Pasquin: the Pastoral, Mineral, and Agricultural Advocate

      Judd and Co, London 1882 - Large thick quarto, ii, 980 pp., fine in handsome half brown morocco with gilt lettering by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Early London printed facsimile of the first three volumes of Pasquin (January 1867 to November 1869).Eustace Mitford 'came to South Australia in 1839, and remained here until he died thirty years afterwards. As a journalist he has been rarely equalled for fearlessness. His style of writing was reckless, fanciful, full of the strangest paradoxes and surprises? Pasquin was established as a favourite with a large portion of the South Australian people, and the object of unmeasured hatred and denunciation to other portions' (from the preface). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ALS to W. Watkinson, on the headed paper of the Casa Coraggio, Bordighera, Riviera di Ponente, May 1, 1882. 30 lines on 2pp, 8vo with integral blank.

      1882 1882 - ?Dear W. Watkinson, When your card arrived I was ill in bed, and when up again I delayed & delayed . I am sorry I cannot undertake to visit you . we shall be down in the West of England and not near Yorkshire. There is no place I would sooner go to give a lecture, but I cannot make engagements irrespective of my company . We shall be in London in the beginning of June. The name of my agent there is A.P. Watt Esq . Yours most truly, George MacDonald.? Small tears to edges, without loss. After receiving a Civil List pension, George Macdonald and his family moved in 1879 to Bordighera in the Riviera dei Fiori in Liguria, Italy, almost on the French border. He was based there for 20 years, writing almost half of his whole works. especially the fantasy work. MacDonald?s home at Casa Coraggio (Bravery House), became a renowned cultural centre. PLEASE NOTE: For customers within the UK and the EU, this item is subject to VAT.

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        The Sun : Its Planets and Their Satellites a Course of Lectures Upon the Solar System

      London: Edward Stanford, 1882. The Gresham Lectures for 1881 & 1882. Given by the Professor of Astronomy Gresham College, London. pp xiv 432, illus with 94 woodblocks, 8 woodbury photo and lith plates (one set of three in colour) fold out chart of Mar to front. Only faults a little faded to edge of rear bd, name to title page, on small marginal note, short tear to fold of chart. Very tight and bright copy in fine bindings. Overweight. First Edition. Full-Leather. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Shakespeare's Works. 12 vols. Large paper edition.

      Kegan Paul, Trench & Co. 1882-83 - Limitation leaves, half titles, engr. titles in red & black. Contemp. half brown crushed morocco by Morrell, raised bands, gilt compartments. Armorial bookplates of Michael Tomkinson. A fine set. Copy number 23 of only 50 printed; all volumes are signed Charles Whittingham & Co. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Sacred Books of the East. The Sacred Books of China. The Texts of Confucianism. Part II: The Yi King. Volume XVI

      Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1882 - First edition, first printing. Small octavo, 22.8*15.3cm, xxiv,448,8p. Volume XVI of The Sacred Books of the East. Spine reinforced, spine ends chipped, clean pages, firm binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Essai sur L'histoire Naturelle des Vertebres de la Province et des Departements Circonvoisins: Vertebres Anallantantoidiens (Poissons et Batraciens)

      Marseillie: Marius Lebon, . First edition. 1882 - Pp. (7), 8-425 (3, index); 44 text-figures (line-drawings and halftones of fishes and frogs). Publisher's original reddish cloth over marbled boards, the spine is lettered in gilt and with blind-stamped panel lines, original marbled endpapers, sm 4to (10 x 6.5 inches; 255 x 170 mm). This work provides a natural history of the fishes and amphibians inhabiting the southern provinces of France. Jean Marius Francois Reguis (1850-1908) studied pharmacy at the School of Medicine in Marseille where he studied under Charles Lespes, Antoine-Fortune Marion, Alphonse Derbs, and Edouard Marie Heckel. After finishing his education, he moved to Meyrargues in southwest France to begin his studies on the batrachians, reptiles, birds, mammals, anthropology, invertebrates, botany, and geology of the area. He later joined the Faculty of Sciences at Marseille when he began writing a 16 volume encyclopedia on the natural history of southern France. Between 1876 and 1904 he published numerous monographs and journal articles on these topics, but they were never formally organized into his encyclopedia. This book appears to be one of the volumes in Regius' proposed encyclopedia. This volume has long tables of the species Regius described in the volume. Due to the extreme scarcity of the work, this volume was likely published in an edition of 500 copies or less. All of his published works are very hard to find. Regius died in 1908 after a lifetime of studying zoology, mycology, and botany of southern France. This volume is warmly inscribed by the author to F. Letarte of Paris, dated July 30, 1882. Later from the library of ichthyologist J. Bohlke with his small name stamp at the bottom of the title page and the dedication page. A rare regional work that seldom comes up for sale. The spine is sunned which has caused the leather to turn into golden tan, the title is fully readable on the spine, the text is clean and unused with some pages uncut and unopened; a tight and clean copy in very good condition.

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        Before & After Marriage in Five Acts. Drawn by Cassius M. Coolidge. Copyright by Geo. M. Hayes.

      New York. Published by Barnum & Co. 1882. Single chromolithograph sheet of postcard stock folded into 6 panels, printed recto only. Folded 182 x 77mm, extended 182 x 462mm. An early satirical piece by the famous caricaturist and artist best known for his poker-playing dogs. In 1877 Cassius Coolidge published a short series of sketches entitled The Tale of Wedded Life In Ten Scenes that depict stages of relationships. It was available for one dollar, including shipping. Apparently after his self published work, Coolidge was commissioned to create a custom version of his scenes for Jaques, Atwood & Co. in Chicago. The story was cut from ten scenes to five, each placed on 3?x5? paper cards.

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        Africana; Or, the Heart of Heathen Africa. Native Customs and Beliefs. [Volume 2: Mission Life.]

      London: Simpkin Marshall & Co., 1882 - 2 volumes, octavo. Original diagonal-ribbed dark yellow cloth over bevelled boards, spines and front boards lettered and decorated in gilt and black, rear boards ruled in blind, brown floral endpapers, binder's ticket (Jackson's Works, Aberdeen) to rear pastedowns. Housed in a custom blue cloth slipcase. Spines a touch sunned and bumped, tips lightly rubbed, small section of darkening to cloth at upper outer corner of vol. 1 front board, a small portion of cockling below, faint scuffing and a light score-mark to vol. 2 rear board, a few other trivial marks, these flaws minor: an excellent, fresh copy. Wood-engraved frontispiece, 8 similar plates, illustrations to the text. First edition of this important account of Malawi, from the celebrated travel collection of Franklin Brooke-Hitching, with his pencilled initials to the half-titles. Macdonald (1850-1929) arrived in the Shire Highlands in July 1878 as the first ordained minister of the newly-established Church of Scotland mission at Blantyre. During his tenure the mission assumed control of what Macdonald himself referred to as "civil jurisdiction", and became implicated in numerous abuses, including routine corporal punishment of any locals suspected of stealing mission property, leading to death in one instance and the flogging of an entirely innocent individual in another, and the large-scale expropriation of land "partly to forestall Portuguese claims to the sovereignty of the Shire Highlands" (Morris, An Environmental History of Southern Malawi, p. 53). Macdonald and others were recalled by the Foreign Mission Committee in 1881, and he spent the rest of his life as a parish minister. Despite the circumstances of his tenure, considered disreputable even by the standards of the day, his account is considered a "pioneer ethnographic study of the Yao" (ibid.) in a remarkably sympathetic vein. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Oeuvres complètes. Publiées d'après les manuscrits avec variantes et fragments inédits pour la S. H. F. par L. Lalanne.

      Paris, Renouard, 1864-1882, - 11 tomes en 10 vol. in-8, demi-basane rouge, dos lisse orné de filets dorés (reliure de l'époque). Rousseurs, parfois fortes. Le tome 10 est tomé 12. Supralibris Leseigneur. Série très rare complète. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1882 - 1882 Original Paperback Wisden, Tape to Spine

      1882. Hi, I recently purchased a set of Wisdens and the first 50 of the run were in a suitcase that had not been opened for over 50 years. This lot is an 1882 Original Paperback Wisden. It has tape to the spine. It is in Very Good Condition for the year. The tape is neatly done and holds the book together well, the covers have some marks and age toning , mainly to the bottom of the rear cover. Internally it is very nice and clean and hasn't been opened for a while. No restoration other than the tape applied many years ago. A hard year to find.

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        Die Lehre von der Elektricität. 4 Bände (in 5 Bänden)

      Zugleich als dritte völlig umgearbeitete Auflage der Lehre vom Galvanismus und Elektromagnetismus. Friedrich Vieweg Verlag, Braunschweig, 1882-1885. Zusammen ca. 4.500 S. mit 1.050 Textholzschnitten und 3 Tafeln, original Halbleder. Mit goldgeprägter Rückenverzierung (Einband von Bd. 4 in blau etwas heller/gering fl.) - sehr gute Exemplare/letzte und umfangreichste Ausgabe/Poggendorff IV, 1631

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        Die Lehre von der Elektricität. Zugleich als vierte Auflage der Lehre vom Galvanismus und Elektromagnetismus.

      Braunschweig, Vieweg, 1882-1885. - XXXII, 4256 S. mit 1113 Holzschnitten und 2 Tafeln Poggendorf III, S. 1441; DSB XIV, S. 329,- Standarwerk in der maßgeblichen Ausgabe. Wiedemann, Gustav Heinrich ( 1826-1899) war Professor für Physik in Braunschwig und Karlsruhe und in Leipzig für physicalische Chemie. Er redigeirete von 1878 bis zu seinenm Tode 1899 die " Annalen der Physik und Chemie". "Wiedmann was one of the outstanding members of the grpup of physicists trained in BErlin by H.G. Magnus. He held the first professorship of physical chemestry created in Germany (Leipzig); and he became famous thru his works on electromagentism. and thru his long editorship of Annalen der Physik." (DSB) Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 3500 4°, uniform gebundene Halblederbände der Zeit. mit R-Vergoldung

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        The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, Mariner of Hull. With Biographical Memoir [by John Ballantyne] and Illustrative Notes.

      J.C. Nimmo and Bain. 1882. Royal 8vo. 2 vols.; contemporary half dark green morocco, spines fully gilt, marbled endpapers; frontispiece portrait by L. Flameng, 8 etched plates by B. Bouilleron, titles printed in red and black; an attractive set. One of 150 numbered copies on laid paper, with an extra set of proof etchings on Japanese paper.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1882 - 1882 Wisden Rebound without covers & ads

      1882. Hi, This is an 1882 Rebound Wisden , it is rebound to the title page hence does not have the original covers within and is missing the adverts (1 page to the front and 5 to the rear). The book is very clean inside and a hard to find year, red speckled page block but very clean pages. Nicely priced.

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        The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, Mariner of Hull. With Biographical Memoir [by John Ballantyne] and Illustrative Notes.

      1882 - J.C. Nimmo and Bain. 1882. Royal 8vo. 2 vols.; contemporary half dark green morocco, spines fully gilt, marbled endpapers; frontispiece portrait by L. Flameng, 8 etched plates by B. Bouilleron, titles printed in red and black; an attractive set. One of 150 numbered copies on laid paper, with an extra set of proof etchings on Japanese paper. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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