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        History of The Irish Confederation and The War in Ireland, 1641 -1643.

      Dublin, Gill, 1882. - Containing a narrative of affairs of Ireland from 1641.Treaty for cessation of hostilities between England and the Irish, in 1643. By Richard Bellings, author of " A Sixth book to the Countess of Pem broke's Arcadia; " secretary of the supreme council of the Irish Confederation. With correspondence and documents of the Confederation nad of the administrators of the English government in Ireland, c ontemporary personal statements, memoirs, etc. Now for the first time published from original manuscripts. Illustrated with portraits and fac-similes. Vol 2 only of 2. Ex lib.Hf.cf. Corners bumped and rubbed. Title gilt on spine showing some scuffing. Very scarce. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        BEVIS

      1882. In Three Volumes. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1882. 32 pp ads dated Dec 1881. Original brown cloth decorated in black. First Edition of this tale of the boy Bevis (and his friend Mark) -- a sequel of sorts to WOOD MAGIC (two volumes 1881), which together are known as Jefferies's highly-autobiographical "Bevis books." In the first book Bevis, in exploring his rural surroundings, is able to talk with animals, birds, and even inanimate objects like the wind. In BEVIS he is a bit older, without the fantasy but with plenty of imagination -- as the two boys go on many astoundingly-unsupervised adventures, such as sailing a self-rigged boat and shooting with a homemade gun.~BEVIS... by the naturalist and nature mystic Richard Jefferies... is almost an object-lesson in how a book finds its true audience and its "minor classic" status almost by accident and against the odds. In BEVIS, written at the height of Victorian conventionality in children's books, when boys were manly boys, when the lower classes were treated sentimentally or patronizingly by the middle classes, and the cult of the "beautiful child" was beginning, Jefferies presented a picture of an anarchic childhood, with amoral (if manly) boys spending a summer virtually free of adult influence. While it is far from breaking away from its culture (there is an underlying machismo directly linked to conquest, exploration and empire), it was new and liberating, and can be argued to have had an extensive influence... Jefferies is not concerned with moral upbringing, but with skills; not with romantic ideas of the countryside, but with a mystic empathy between humans and nature which allows his boys to slaughter wildlife at random... It is also thoroughly sexist.~BEVIS was originally published as a three-decker for adults, but it very soon became adopted as a book for boys... Arthur Ransome, possibly the most influential twentieth-century children's writer, wrote consciously or unconsciously in the Jefferies mould... [Hunt]~This copy is in the primary binding of brown diagonal-grain cloth decorated in black and stamped in gilt -- with "London | Sampson Low & Co" at the foot of each spine. There is a half-title in Vol I only (as is proper), and Vol III has the 32-page ad catalogue dated December 1881. This is a remarkably fine, bright set: other than a couple of slightly-cracked endpapers and one tiny nick in a spine-head, this set's condition has not changed since 1882. Sadleir 1305 (Copy 1); Wolff 3615; Carter binding A (pp. 122-123).

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        FOLKESTONE (NEW) PIER. A striking and skilful watercolour of a Cross-Channel paddle steamer trying to dock in a gale, approaching the new deep-water pier recently erected to allow ships to discharge passengers in Folkestone at low water. The difficulties of manoeuvering a paddle steamer in a high wind and strong tide are captured in this painting, as is the perilous task of men in two rowing boats catching a line thrown from the steamer - the line to be carried to the pier and attached to a capstan. The capstan would then pull the vessel to the pier using the motive power of a steam locomotive, seen at the pier head. The power of the sea and the open construction of the pier provide little shelter against the storm. The drama is vividly por

      Signed and dated 1882 - Watercolour on paper, 18 x 12 inches, mounted, framed and glazed in conservation materials. Recently returned from professional removal of old backing board, stabilization and minor restoration. The painting is free of blemish and the pigment is un-faded. A fine watercolour in fine condition. William Callow, RWS (1812 - 1908) was a painter of landscapes, buildings and seascapes, mainly in watercolour but some in oil - the Victorian heir of the picturesque topographical school epitomised by Prout. Articled at the age of 11 to Theodore and Thales Fielding, he went to Paris in 1829, where he worked under Newton Fielding, and later established himself there as a teacher. At the Paris Salon, he was much influenced by Thomas Shotter Boys. In 1831 he exhibited 'View of Richmond' at the Salon, and as a result was appointed drawing master to the family of Louis Philippe. From 1838 to 1840 he toured Europe making sketches. He left Paris in 1841 for London, and in 1838 was elected to the old Watercolour Society, and was its secretary from 1866-70. He exhibited there about 1,400 works. In 1855 he left London and settled in Great Missenden where he died. Two years before his death he turned out his portfolios of early works and these sold so well that he held an exhibition of them at the Leicester Galleries in 1907. His studio sale was held at Christie's on the 21st March 1910. His work is highly regarded and examples are in the Tate Britain, Manchester City Art Gallery, The Wallace Collection, the Courtauld Institute of Art, the Louvre and most of the great art collections in Europe and USA. PRINTS/MAPS FOLKESTONE PRINTS/MAPS

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        The People's Map and Guide of San Francisco. (Map title: The People's Map & Guide of San Francisco California.)

      San Francisco.: H.W. Faust.. 3rd Edition. Map copyright June 1st., 1882. Cover date: 1883.. Color street map, 16 x15 inches on sheet 17 1/2 x 16 1/4 inches, folding to 5 3/4 x 3 inches. Only front cover of thin card wrappers is present (lacks guide and back cover). 1 inch horizontal separation at most fold intersections, otherwise map is clean and bright. A scarce early edition of the map of San Francisco published over a period of many years by H.W. Faust, this copy dated on the map 1882 and on the card cover 1883 (3rd. edition). Lithographed by W.T. Galloway & Co. S.F. Scale 1500 ft. to 1 inch, compiled by P. Spitze, C.E. There is a small black and white inset map at the upper right corner "General View of San Francisco Bay." .

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        North America East Coast. West Indies. Jamaica. From British Surveys from 1873 to 1881

      Washington, D.C.: Hydrographic Office.. 1882-1895 (?).. Chart map, 25 1/4 x 36 1/2 inches on sheet size 28 1/4 x 42 inches, centerfold, 1 inch repaired tear at left margin and at edge of top centrefold (not touching neatline), light creasing across upper edge from previous rolling, good to very good condition. Neat watercolor highlight at Ft. Augusta, Plum Point and Morant Point. Two small notations in red. Chart No. 347. The copyright line reads "Published Feb.ry. 1882 at the Hydrographic Office Washington D.C."; at left is the note "Small corrections which can be entered on previous editions by hand from Notices to Mariners, ('88-52 ('91-12 ('92-5 (93-43 ('95-3, from other sources, III,91, XII, 91." A detailed map of the island of Jamaica. .

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        MAP OF THE RICHMOND AND LOUISVILLE RAILROAD, CONNECTING THE RAILROADS OF VIRGINIA WITH THE RAILROADS OF KENTUCKY ON THE SHORTEST ROUTE EAST AND WEST FROM THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY TO THE ATLANTIC OCEAN

      New York: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. , 1882 The Richmond and Louisville Railroad was a railroad on paper only. The railway was a merger of the Richmond and South-western Railway Company with the Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio Narrow-Gauge Railroad Company, both of which were also paper railroads. The merger was vetoed by Governor Cameron on January 12, 1882, however it was later ratified on January 20th. The company existed from 1880 to 1884. The map measures 48 x 25.5 inches. Modelski; Railroad Maps of the United States, 546. The folded map is fixed into printed card covers. Very light soiling to the covers, else a fine and bright copy of the map and folder. . Card folder.

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        Mitchell's New General Atlas, 1882

      Philadelphia: Mitchell. 1882. Hardcover. Good. Folio, half leather and cloth boards. 1882 printing. This is a very nice and complete example of this atlas which contains 147 maps and plans on 76 sheets, most surrounded by a grapevine border and dated 1882. More than 50 maps are related to the United States with individual states, regions and city plans. There are several double-page maps with a few single sheet maps printed on the verso. This example includes the Railroad Map of the United States... and a charming Map of the Original Thirteen Colonies that has engraved examples of the "first money coined by the United States." A spectacular double-page plan of Chicago includes a street index in the lower margin. Other maps of interest include County and Township Map of Arizona and New Mexico, the County and Township Map of Dakota, a fine map of California and another of Texas. Binding somewhat worn, but complete, 2/3 of the front flyleaf excised, contents mainly VG with moderate age toning, light finger soil, minor edgewear to last few pages, and title page and contents page show minor damp staining to outer margin, a few instances of very short edge tears to pages, but the vast majority of the maps are in VG to better condition.

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        Rare Autograph! Joseph Pulitzer pays a $400 dividend to John A. Cockerill, editor of the ìSt. Louis Post-Dispatchî ñ endorsed by Cockerill

      Partly Printed Check Signed ìJoseph Pulitzerî in red ink, 8î x 3î. Office of the Post-Dispatch, St. Louis, May 27, 1892. Filled out in another hand to John A. Cockerill Esq. ìdividendî penned in red in unknown hand. Pictorial logo at left. Endorsed ìJohn A. Cockerillî on verso. Folds. Fine condition. John A. Cockerill (1845-1896) became editor of the ìSt. Louis Post-Dispatchî in 1878. In October 1882, at a political rally, lawyer Alonzo Slayback, whose partner was running for Congress, had called the paper ìblackmailers.î In the ìPost-Dispatch,î Cockerill called Slayback a ìcoward.î On October 13, 1882, less than five months after endorsing this check, Slayback went to Cockerillís office and, after a short conversation, pulled a gun from his pocket and aimed it at Cockerill who grabbed his pistol and fired, killing Slayback. Cockerill was tried for murder. Newspapers took sides. The juryís verdict was ìjustifiable homicide committed in self-defense.î After the trial, the ìPost-Dispatchî saw a drop in circulation and number of advertisers. Pulitzer reassigned Cockerill to be editor of his newly acquired ìNew York World.î Joseph Pulitzerís eyes began to fail in the 1880s and by the end of the decade, at age 42, he was virtually blind. Autograph material authentically signed by Pulitzer has rarely appeared on the market. In fact, before this item became available, only one Joseph Pulitzer signed document or letter had appeared at a major public auction in at least the last 25 years.

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        Tahiti

      Lon. , 1882.. 29 b/w photo plates. In 1880 Colonel Stuart Wortley and his wife visited Tahiti, a place they loved. He was a noted photographer who made some technical advances in the collodion process, and whose photographs of Italy and Tahiti are still collected. He took some wonderful photographs during their stay in Tahiti, and she wrote the knowledgeable and entertaining text. The photographic reproductions in this edition have the rich velvety appearance of actual prints. Though the text shows light foxing around the outer edges, each print is clean and free of foxing, and is protected by a tissue guard. Bound in original decorated cloth with an island scene in gold green and blue, all edges gilt. Slight lean to spine and minor wear to corners and spine ends. WITH A FULL PAGE INSCRIPTION FROM THE AUTHOR, CHRISTMAS 1882.

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        La Vie Elégante. Modes, sport, beaux-arts, littérature, voyages.

      A la librairie illustrée. 7 rue du croissant 1882 - Date : 1882 (Année complète). 2 volumes 30x20 cm de 432 et 408 pages. Rare cartonnage bleu illustré de l'éditeur. Cartonnage noirci et sali mais solide. intérieur frais minimes rousseurs. une planche détachée et présente en tome1. Tome 1 un peu déréglé. Tome 2 bien réglé. Toutes tranches dorées. Pages de titres avec illsustration de F. Rops. Nombreuses illustrations in-texte. Nombreuses illustrations et eaux-fortes hors texte de Moreau le Jeune, Robida, Bach, Béraud, Liphart, Mars, Stevens, Edmond Morin, Courboin, Heilbuth, Maxime Lalanne, Melle L. Mesnil, Duez, Cellier, Jules Adeline, Ryckebush. Introduction : La vie Elégante ! Avec un titre semblable il n'est guère besoin de programme. ces trois mots suffisent pour que le public d'élite auquel nous nous adressons devine ce que nous voulons faire. Nous espérons résumer, chaque année, dans les douze numéros de ce recueil, tout ce qui constitue la vie même de notre société nouvelle : la recrue des salons, des cercles, des villes d'eaux, et le mouvement artistique contemporain, les séductions du temps passé, les modes d'hier, l'esprit d'aujourd'hui, le goût exquis d'autrefois et l'amour du bibelot - passion par excellence de ce temps-ci, - ajoutez encore le besoin de renseignements qui porte le monde élégant à s'instéresser à toutes choses : à la chasse, au sport et à l'escrime, aux coupes inédites de vêtements, à la vie intime des contemporains célèbres, aux voyages, aux romans, en un mot, à tout ce qui constitue le charme et le sel de la vie. Textes et gravures remarquables : - 4 pages de Old Nick et une gravure pleine page de Robida sur le LAWN-TENNIS - Costumes de bains de mer par stella - Les régates du Havre - Trouville - La plage de Blankenberghe - L'ancien hotel de ville de Paris - le chateau de maintenon - Edouard Pailleron chez lui - La vénerie - Nouvelle dans Américaine : Le racket - Victor cherbuliez chez lui - Le carnaval de Nice par Robida - Alexandre Dumas chez lui - Le prater de Vienne - La Journée d'un joueur à Monaco (roulette) - Le Grand prix de Paris [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MARION FAY

      1882 - A Novel. In Three Volumes. London: Chapman & Hall, 1882. Original ochre cloth decorated in black. First Edition of "one of the thinnest and least satisfactory of the [Trollope] novels, relieved only by the abortive conspiracy of Lady Kingsbury and the [unscrupulous family] Chaplain" [Gerould]. The Marquis of Kingsbury's second wife does all she can to see that her husband's two children do not marry, so that her own children will inherit instead; into this cauldron comes Marion Fay, daughter of an old Quaker in town, who falls in love with the Marquis's son.~This is a near-fine set -- of a title which because of its ochre-colored cloth is notoriously difficult to find in decent condition (with the result that most sets encountered today have been rebound). The cloth is unusually clean, with the exception that (as is just about always the case) the spines are slightly dulled; wear is limited to just the very slightest, at the extremities. The original yellow endpapers are clean and exhibit scarcely any cracking, and the interior leaves are fine without any foxing. Sadleir (TROLLOPE) 64. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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. 1st Edition. 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

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        MADEIRA METEOROLOGIC.

      - Being a paper on the above subject read before the Royal Society, Edinburgh on the 1st of May 1882. By?F. R. S. E. Edinburgh: David Douglas. 1882. In 4º (de 22x18 cm) com 83 pags. Encadernação da época em percalina com ferros a ouro na lombada e no título em super-libris. Ilustrado com gravura em anterrosto e com quadros de dados, contendo um especrtograma das precipitações atmosféricas. Location/localizacao: 8-3-C-13

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        Port Royal and Kingston Harbors. West Indies. Jamaica - South Coast. From British Surveys to 1874 corrected to 1881

      Washington, D.C.: Hydrographic Office.. 07- 1882.. Chart map, 25 1/4 x 36 1/2 inches on sheet size 28 1/4 x 40 inches, centerfold, now professionally mounted on linen minimizing long tear to mid left map, long tear and soft creases to upper right corner; a few areas of light soiling (mainly in outer margins); good condition. Includes an inset map "Port Royal Harbour" and elevation drawings "View A. Fall of Salt Pond Hill on with West extreme of Dockyard Wall" and "View B. Notch in Hills, Fort Augusta Beacon and West Middle Rock Beacon nearly in line" at lower right corner, and inset map "Ship Channel" at upper left corner. Stamp at mid lower edge "This Chart Corrected to Nov 22 1894 the Date of Issue From the Hydrographic Office". "No. 348" printed at lower right corner. .

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        Picturesque Canada. A Pictorial Delineation of the Beauties of Canadaian Scenery and Life

      London: Cassell & Company, Limited, [1882-1885]. First edition in book form. Slight rubbing to extremities, else fine. Large quarto.

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        MARION FAY

      1882. A Novel. In Three Volumes. London: Chapman & Hall, 1882. Original ochre cloth decorated in black. First Edition of "one of the thinnest and least satisfactory of the [Trollope] novels, relieved only by the abortive conspiracy of Lady Kingsbury and the [unscrupulous family] Chaplain" [Gerould]. The Marquis of Kingsbury's second wife does all she can to see that her husband's two children do not marry, so that her own children will inherit instead; into this cauldron comes Marion Fay, daughter of an old Quaker in town, who falls in love with the Marquis's son...~This is a near-fine set -- of a title which because of its ochre-colored cloth is notoriously difficult to find in decent condition (with the result that most sets encountered today have been rebound). The cloth is unusually clean, with the exception that (as is just about always the case) the spines are slightly dulled; wear is limited to just the very slightest, at the extremities. The original yellow endpapers are clean and exhibit scarcely any cracking, and the interior leaves are fine without any foxing. Sadleir (TROLLOPE) 64.

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        Castle Warlock. A Homely Romance

      London. Sampson Low, Maston, Searle and Rivington. 1882, 1882. First edition. 3 volumes 8vo. Bound in very striking contemporary half vellum over red boards. Spines with red morocco title labels, lavishly decorated in gilt. Minor edgewear to extremities, cracking and soiling, but all three volumes strong, solid and handsome. Very good, volume III has some light cosmetic chipping to the spine hinge, and all three volumes have light inoffensive wear to the spine ends. All edges red. Internally clean, light spotting to prelims. marbled endpapers. No half titles. A romantic and evocative tale of family life in the wilds of the Scottish highlands.

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        ARCHITECTUR DEUTSCHLANDS. ÜBERSICHT DER HERVORRAGENDSTEN BAUSFÜHRUNGEN DER NEUZEIT.

      Berlin . 1882 - 2 belle cart. edit. orig. con rec. interventi di rest. ai dorsi. e agli ang., decor. e tit. impr. in oro, cm 49x33, pp X, 18 di t., 100 splend. tavv fotogr. sciolte con relative planimetr. delle architett. proposte; vol. II, stesse caratt. edit., pp 17 di t., 100 tavv con stesse caratt. La pima pag. bianca pres. una Diffusa brunit., altrim. buon esempl. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Versus Tennysonianos Franklini Cenotaphio Inscriptos Graece Latine Aliter Reddendos Redditosque Curavit [Franklin Verses Inscribed on the Tennyson Monument in Greek and Latin Otherwise Rendered, Restored Edited by...]

      Cambridge: Apud Deighton, Bell et Soc. 1882, 1st Edition. () vii,(1),57pp. Very good. Small octavo. Original gilt decorated blue boards. Binding a bit stained and bumped. Rare! John Franklin item being only the second copy we have encountered..

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        The EDITOR'S RUN In NEW MEXICO And COLORADO Embracing Twenty-Eight Letters on Stock Raising, Agriculture, Territorial History, Game, Society, Growing Towns, Prices, Prospects, &c. With Occasional Allusion to "The Governor," the Hearty Invalid, the Pueblo Maiden, and Other Subjects of Territorial Interest

      Lyndon, Vermont:: Printed at the "Argus and Patriot" Steam Book and Job Printing House,. 1882.. 8vo. 9" x 5-3/4". 1st edition (Adams HERD, 450; Graff 652; Howes C315; Rader 666). 233, [3 (adverts)] pp. Advert leaflet laid-in at front.. Original printed pale green paper wrappers, with printed adverts.. General wear & soiling to wrappers. Light foxing. A solid VG - VG+. copy.. Frontispiece. The occasional intratextual cut.

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        TWO ON A TOWER

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

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        The Works of Henry Fielding. Edited, with a Biographical Essay by L. Stephen

      London: Smith, Elder, and Co., 1882., 1882. 10 volumes; large 8vo. Limited Edition to 1250 copies of which this No55. Finely bound in recent brown half morocco with raised bands, gilt, red title label and gilt titles to spines; marbled boards; edges untrimmed. Portrait frontispiece by Hogarth on India paper to vol.I and illustrations throughout. An imposing, good looking set.

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        YOUNG AMERICANS IN JAPAN OR THE ADVENTURES OF THE JEWETT FAMILY AND THEIR FRIEND OTO NAMBO

      Boston & New York: Lee and Shepard / Charles T. Dillingham, 1882.. xiii,[1],372pp. Large, thick octavo. Half gilt calf and marbled boards, pictorial panels of original binding bound in. Frontis and illustrations. Closed tear in lower margin of one leaf, otherwise a very good copy. First edition. A superb association copy, inscribed prior to publication by the author to American Orientalist and modernist literary influence, Ernest Fenollosa, utilizing Fenollosa's Japanese honorific: "To Mast. Kano E Fenollosa Our young American in Japan with the author's affectionate regard. Manchester by Sea Mass Oct. 10. 1881" After serving with the British military during the Second Opium War, Greey (1835-1888) traveled to Japan in the diplomatic service and immersed himself in the country's language, culture and art. In 1868, he settled in New York, opening a shop specializing in Japanese art and antiquities, and subsidizing that income as a writer. In addition to formal works such as the present, which afford a valuable insight into aspects of Japanese history and culture from a Westerner's point of view, Greey was a prolific contributor to the pulp press and boy's papers, often under pseudonyms. He took his own life in 1888 under mysterious circumstances. As a somewhat older contemporary of Fenollosa, he would no doubt had ample reason and opportunity to make his acquaintance, either in the U.S. or during travels back to Japan on business.

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        Ausführliches Handbuch der Photographie. Teil 1-3 (= Heft 1-11)

      Halle, Knapp 1882 -1886. 24 cm. In 2 Bänden. Mit 986 Textfiguren in Holzstich und 6 Tafeln. Festeinband, Halbledereinband der Zeit - Heidtmann, Bibl. 2522 - Die verschiedenen Ausgaben von 1882, 1891, 1905, 1926 und 1930 stellen den jeweiligen Entwicklungstand der Fotografie dar. Diese Erstausgabe von 1882 - 1886 ist die interessanteste, weil die beschriebenen Prozesse bis in die Frühzeit der Photographie zurück reichen. Eders besondere Leistungen waren die Entwicklung der Gelatine-Trockenplatten, Anwendung von Chlorbromsilber-Emulsionen im Kopierprozeß usw. Inhalt: Heft 1: Die chemischen Wirkungen des Lichtes. 6, (2), 96 S.; Heft 2: Die Photographie bei künstlichem Licht und die Photometrie der chemisch wirksamen Strahlen. (2) S., S. 97-206; Heft 3: Die photographischen Objective, ihre Eigenschaften und Prüfung. (2) S., S. 207-314; Heft 4: Die photographische Camera und die Behelfe zur Exposition. (2) Seiten S. 315-460; Heft 5: Atelier und Laboratorium des Photographen. Register zu Teil 1. (2) S., S. 461-557, (1) Seiten ; Heft 6: Einleitung in die Negativ-Verfahren und Daguerrotypie, Talbotypie und Niepcotypie. 6, (2), 106 Seiten Heft 7: Das nasse Collodion-Verfahren, die Ferrotypie und verwandte Processe. (2) S., S. 107-216; Heft 8: Die Collodion-Emulsionen mit Brom- und Chlorsilber und Bad-Colloidon-Trockenverfahren. Register zu Teil 2. (6) S., S. 217-352; Heft 9-11 (= Teil 3): Die Photographie mit Bromsilber-Gelatine und Chlorsilber-Gelatine. 3. Auflage von "Theorie und Praxis der Photographie mit Bromsilber-Gelatine". 10, 7, (1), 345, (1) Seiten Die 6 Tafeln sind: "Momentaufnehme von Marsh Brothers in England, Woodbury - Druck von der Woodbury Permanent Printig Company"; Heliogravüre nach Rembrandt; Helogravüre von Klic, Wien "C. Russel Negativ und Bromsilbergelantine von Thomson in London"; "Porträt-Studie, Lichtdruck von J. Löwy ... nach Negativ mittelst Bromsilber-Gelantine"; "Felsengräber in Tlos. Negativ auf Bromsilbergelantine von Burger in Wien. Schnellpressenlichtdruck von Römmler & Jonas, in Dresden."; "Ph. Maddof. Negativ auf Bomsiolber gelatine von Debenham London, Photogravüre von Goupil & Cie in Paris". Rücken oben restauriert, ohne Teil 4 (Heft 12: Die photographischen Copirverfahren mit Silbersalzen. 1887; Heft 13: Die Lichtpausverfahren, die Platinotypie und verschiedene Copirverfahren ohne Silbersalze. 1888) -

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        Memoirs of the Services of the 64th Regiment ( Second Staffordshire). 1758 to 1881.

      W. H. Allen & Co., London - [no date circa 1882], 1st Edition. () Good to very good. [iv],112pp. Octavo in original blindstamped red cloth and coated yellow endpapers with 3 colour litho plates (including frontispiece). Bookplate pasted overtop litho card on front free endpaper with several tickets on front pastedown including bookseller's. Cloth spine repaired, else a clean copy with a hint of red dye transfer to edge of title page. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        CHO^SEN DENPO^ROKU

      1882. Fine. [KOREA - PRINTS] Sato Sanjiro. CHOSEN DENPOROKU. Nihonbashi, Tokyo, Meiji 15 [1882]. 18.8 x 24.7 oblong chuban size color woodblock prints, Number 1 through Number 12. A pictorial report on the army rebellion in Korea, which included anti-Japanese violence and the supposed murder by suicide of the pro-Chinese Korean Queen Min (as it turned out, an attendant had died in her stead and she returned to the palace, only to be assassinated by Japanese agents 16 years later). Interesting pictorial juxtaposition of the Westernizing Japanese and their traditionally garbed and equipped neighbors. An important moment in East Asian modern history, captured here in these ephemeral and scarce objects of popular media. In near fine condition, good impressions. 12 sheets.

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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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        1882 BERMINGHAM'S MEDICAL Surgical Doctor's LIBRARY, 26 Vol. Set

      NY: Bermingham & Co.. Hardcover. handsomely bound in forest green cloth with bright gilt titles; tight clean copies w/ neat contemporary signature to ffep; fully illustrated medical reference set; mild bumping, rubbing to spine ends; each volume written by a specialist in the field; Book Titles: Operative Surgery Vols. I & II, Scrofula and its Gland Diseases, Excessive Venery, Etc., Diseases of the Ear, Neuralgia, Etc., Midwifery, Medical Diagnosis, Insanity, Favorite Prescriptions, Impotence in the Male, Handbook of Treatment, Materia Medica Vols. I, II & II, Diseases of the Rectum, Diseases of the Heart, Concussion of the Spine, Diseases of the Hip, Diseases of Modern Life, Surgical Emergencies, Diseases of Women Vols. I & II, Genito-Urinary Diseases Vols. I & II, & Medical Jurisprudence; one copy has some silverfishing; very rare to find in complete set. . Fine. 1882.

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        PAXTON'S FLOWER GARDEN. Revised by Thomas Baines with coloured plates

      1882. PAXTON, Joseph, Sir, and John Lindley. PAXTON'S FLOWER GARDEN. Revised by Thomas Baines. London, Paris & New York: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., 1882. [Vols. 2 & 3: Cassell & Company Limited, 1883-1884]. Second Edition. 108 lovely chromolithographic plates. 3 quarto volumes. Contemporary 3/4 green morocco bindings by Bemrose, Derby. Bindings are damaged at tops of spines, with some loss, and show general wear and some spotting. Several plates in Vol. 3 are sprung. Text leaves clean but toned at edges. Bright plates. Complete.

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        Paxton's Flower Garden [3 Volume set]

      London, Cassell, 1882. 2nd Ed. 3 vols. 27.5 x 21.0 cms. 108 hand-coloured litho plates, original giltstamped decorative cloth. 2 plates have closed tears, 6 plates have small marginal dampstains which are not obtrusive, 1 plate is detached, extremities slighty rubbed, with spine ends slightly frayed, inner hinges strating to crack, owner's name on 1/2 title of each volume.. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket.

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        The Horse in Motion As Shown by Instantaneous Photography with a Study on Animal Mechanics Founded on Anatomy and the Revelations of the Camera in Which Is Demonstrated the Theory of Quadrupedal Locomotion

      James R. Osgood and Company, Boston, 1882. Edition Unstated. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Muybridge, Eadweard . Size: 4to. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Top edge gilt - bright, rich condition. Original brown gilt and blind-stamped illustrated cloth over boards, beveled edges to boards, frontispiece with tissue, "executed in published under the auspices of Leland Stanford", (viii), 127 pages, 105 plates including frontispiece (3 are Heliotypes, 9 are color drawings) with tissues, 2 Heliotype views of the camera set-up. Corners bumped, spine ends bumped with some frayed cloth, back cover scuffed, hinges reinforced, front free end paper fore edge chipped (repaired), new tissue over title page, interior pages toned around perimeter, overall moderate toning. A very nice copy. Illustrator: Muybridge, Eadweard . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Animals & Birds; Inventory No: 009921. .

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        Cetywayo and his White Neighbours; or, Remarks on Recent Events in Zululand, Natal, and the Transvaal

      London: Trübner & Co., , 1882. or, Remarks on Recent Events in Zululand, Natal, and the Transvaal. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt, device of an eight pointed star over a circle to front cover gilt, triple black rules to head and tail of front cover and spine, continuing across the back cover in blind. Spine bumped and a little rubbed, slight wear to corners, some foxing to the prelims, as usual , and some to the margins, but on the whole a very good copy. First edition, first impression. 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.

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        CETYWAYO AND HIS WHITE NEIGHBOURS or, Remarks on Recent Events in Zululand, Natal, and the Transvaal

      London: Trubner & Co. Very Good. 1882. First Edition. Hard Cover. 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 .

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        CORRESPONDANCE LITTERAIRE, PHILOSOPHIQUE ET CRITIQUE PAR GRIMM, DIDEROT, RAYNAL, MEISTER, ETC, 16 TOMES

      Garnier Frères, Paris 1882 - RO40233921: 16 tomes. De 502 pages pour le tome I, à 755 pages pour le tome II. Dos fendus, avec quelques manques, et cahiers se détachant. Annotations sur les 1ers plats. Revue sur les textes originaux, comprenant outre ce qui a été publié à diverses époques les Fragments supprimés en 1813 par la censure, Les parties inédites conservées à la Bibliothèque ducale de Gotha et à l'Arsenal de Paris. Notice, Notes, Table générale par Maurice TOURNEUX. In-8 Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos abîmé. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 846-Lettres, correspondance littéraire [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED

      1882. HOLMES, Oliver Wendell, Sr. AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED. 17 lines, 1 1/2 pages, octavo. Written from Beverly Farms, [Massachusetts], September 19th, 1882, and addressed to the writer and editor H. E. Scudder. Holmes states that he is busy making arrangements for lectures at present and "had better not make any literary side-issues at this particular time..." In a postscript he asks "Who looked over the proofs of Miss Preston's article? p. 454. 'Fons Baudusiae splendidior bibro'! I was positively scared when I saw this mangling of an everyday quotation. I am afraid somebody will get hold of it and make it a handle for abuse."

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        Picturesque Canada. A Pictorial Delineation of the Beauties of Canadaian Scenery and Life

      London: Cassell & Company, Limited, [1882-1885]. First edition in book form. Slight rubbing to extremities, else fine. Large quarto.

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        WILLY POGANY~ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATION FROM ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND,PG 138

      0, 0 - WILLY POGANY ORIGINAL PUBLISHED ILLUSTRATION FROM ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND WILLY POGANY, (HUNGARIAN-AMERICAN 1882-1955) A STUNNING DETAILED ILLUSTRATION OF PAGE 138 ILLUSTRATION FROM ALICE'S ADVENTURE IN WONDERLAND PEN AND INK ON PAPER, 4.5¿X 7¿ AND OVERALL SIZE OF 14" X 11" UNFRAMED An original FINAL detailed published illustration by Willy Pogany, done in pen and ink on paper, of the "Club" cards dragging out the offenders. This is a stunning detailed piece, showcasing Pogany's artistic talent, and would be perfect for a collector of iconic Pogany art. The illustration is signed lower left by Pogany using his initials. Touch of age toning to margins, extreme corners show slight edgewear. Otherwise in very good condition. Unframed. PROVENANCE:The art was purchased from an Auction House who was commissioned to sell several original illustrations by Willy Pogany. A copy of the original bill of sale, will be included with the piece, and will provide both provenance and authenticity for the art. This piece is SIGNED by Willy Pogany lower left. The art is in great condition and would be stunning framed. ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our Abe store for additional original illustration art [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Cram's Unrivaled Family Atlas of the World

      Chicago.: Henry S. Stebbins.. Copyright 1882.. Color maps both hand colored and printed, black and white illustrations, decorative endpapers, 122pp, 14 x 12 inches, decorative gilt lettered cloth covered boards (hardbound). Front cover detached, rear hinge starting to split but still attached, covers soiled and rubbed exposing edges of boards, front free endpaper loose, slight insect damage to right margin of title page, short tear to lower left edge of first few pages, toning to Table of Contents page from newspaper article adhered to verso of title page, occasional soiling to outer margins of some pages (not affecting image areas). There is a tear to the lower centrefold of two maps: Alabama etc and the map of Dakota and Manitoba. Overall, a well preserved copy of a scarce volume. This is an interesting transitional atlas from the heyday of the atlas with handcolored plates to the printed color atlas. The maps appear to have been printed with the wax engraved process, with the resulting loss of clarity compared to the engraved atlases of the earlier nineteenth century, but the handcolored maps of the states are decorative and detailed. These, each with decorative oval cartouche title, are titled "New Railroad and County Map..." of: New York; Pennsylvannia, New Jersey, Delaware & Maryland; Virginia & West Virginia; North Carolina; Alabama, Georgia, Sth. Carolina & Northern Florida; Arkansas, Louisiana & Mississippi (interestingly there is a single page printed color map of Florida on the verso of this double page map); Indian Territory and Northern Part of Texas; Southern Part of Texs (sic) with inset of Western Part of Texas; Kentucky & Tennessee; Michigan & Wisconsin; Missouri; Kansas; Nebraska; Colorado; Minnesota; Dakota and Manitoba; Wyoming; Montana and Northern Idaho; Utah; Southern Part of Idaho; Oregon and Washington Territory; New Mexico; Northern California and Nevada; Alaska; Southern California and Arizona. Other maps are printed color. All double page maps are tipped in; most of the maps are double sided. There are also illustrations of Flags of All Nations, Animal and Vegetable Life of the Different Zones, Races of Man, a map of the Solar System, statistics on Comparative Wealth of States, Population & Area information, plus portraits of U.S. Presidents. .

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

      Edinburgh :, Glasgow :, Manchester :, London : John Menzies & Co., Scottish Permissive Bill Association, United Kingdom Alliance, U. K. A. Auxiliary, 1882. 1st Edition. Description. : Various recorded speeches on temperance in various paginations ; 21 cm. Sir Wilfrid Lawson's local option speech in Mid-Lothian : delivered in the Synod Hall of the United Presbyterian Church, Edinburgh, December 12th, 1881; Local Option Speeches by Sir Charles Tupper; The Gothenburg Licensing System Lecture by Bailie Lewis; How the church alone can save the nation from the curse and consequences of the drinking system by the late Rev. Henry Gale etc, etc. Subjects: Subject: Licence system - Great Britain. Local option - Great Britain. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked half leather over buckram cloth with raised bands and gilt-blocked title 'Tracts' located near top of spine. Minor, generalized wear to the bands and panel edges. Remains uncommonly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

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        L'Oeuvre secrète

      La Vue, Paris 1882 - Emboîtage in-folio à l'italienne ( 310x390 mm ) pleine suétine bleu nuit, titre doré sur dos et 1er plat.Avec son carton d'emballage d'origine.Exempalire n° 775, un des 900 de l'édition originale.Préface de Frédéric Dard. 6 pages.44 planches en noir.1 planche en couleurs. Curiosa. Caricature

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        THE CHILDREN'S CIRCUS AND MENAGERIE PICTURE BOOK

      London & New York, George Routledge & Sons, 1882.. FIRST EDITION 1882 (title page states "Copyright 1882 by J.L. Blamire"). 4to, 320 x 250 mm, 12¾ x 10 inches, red cloth spine, colour illustrated upper board, pale green and white pictorially patterned lower board, 60 of 64 pages including half title, title and all plates. 16 full page coloured plates plus 4 double page coloured plates as required, 21 of 23 black and white plates plus 2 of 3 double page black and white plates (i.e. lacking 1 double page black and white and 2 single black and whites, 43-46). Illustrations lithographed and printed in colours by Wemple & Co. Art Lithiographers, New York. Illustrations signed "Kelly" and attributed in Osborne II to R. Talbot Kelly. Superb exciting lively pictures: wild animals, human cannonball, tight rope, Punch and Judy, dexterous dogs, prancing horses, dancing bears, amazing acrobatics, trapeze artists, chariot race, clowns, lion tamer. 5 pages of verse text and a verse under most of the single plates, page 63 is a list of the contents. The book is DISBOUND from the covers, some pages were loose and have been neatly stuck back by a previous owner. The spine is worn at head and tail, with a small repair at head, small split to upper hinge just below head, corners and board edges worn with cardboard showing at tips, small piece of surface paper missing at all corners, very little chipping to surface at fore-edge of upper cover, both free endpapers missing, diagonal crease across upper corner of title page and double page plate following, 80 mm (3¼") from corner tip, another small one to lower corners of same pages, minute margin corner tip missing on first 3 leaves, double coloured plates slightly grazed at centrefold due to adhesion (pages 4-5: 95 x 4 mm wide, 3¾" x 3/10"; 28-29: 35 x 2 mm, 1½" x 1/8"; 15-37: 30 x 3 mm, 1" x 3/10"; 52-52: 20 x 12 mm, ¾" x ½"), single black and white plate page 51 is soiled all over as though dropped in mud, illustration still clearly visible, the facing black and white plate has a little faint browning offset, pages 51/52 and 53/54 have been slightly trimmed in the margins and 6 small closed tears to edges have been neatly repaired, some just slightly entering the image, the double page coloured plate 52-53 has a little light brown staining offset from page 51, and text page 54 also has a few small light brown marks, 1 double page black and white partly split on centrefold, small closed tear to lower margin of 3 pages, neatly mended, 65 mm (2½") closed tear to fore-edge of 1 coloured plate, neatly repaired with very slight loss, occasional tiny spot or pale fingermark to margins. A defective copy of a wonderful scarce circus book (lacking 1 double and 2 single black and white plates as noted). Osborne Volume II, page 625; and in Toole Stott, Circus and Allied Arts, Volume III, No. 4537: "A delightful and important juvenile, presenting many wellknown circus acts popular at the time". MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        The Works of Henry Fielding, Esq. Edited with a Biographical Essay by Leslie Stephen

      London:: Smith, Elder & Co,. 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

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        RAND, MCNALLY & CO.'S INDEXED ATLAS OF THE WORLD CONTAINING LARGE SCALE MAPS OF EVERY COUNTRY AND CIVIL DIVISION UPON THE FACE OF THE GLOBE

      Chicago: Rand McNally & Co., 1882. Original gilt-tooled leather binding with inner dentelles, all edges gilt. 904pp. Includes 84 tipped-in double page color maps (21" x 15") and 24 single page color maps (15" x 11") as well as many colored statistical diagrams, complete 1880 census data and several specialized indexes, including GENERAL INDEX OF RAILROADS IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA...INCLUDING, ALSO, OLD NAMES OF ROADS, WITH REFERENCES TO THE PRESENT NAMES..., as well as historical, statistical and descriptive matter relative to each country and state. A thorough and exhaustive compendium of the geographical knowledge of the time. Large pieces of the leather spine covering are missing and the hinges have been repairedd, but the binding is otherwise sound and stabilized and functional. There are one or two worm holes in the top margin of about 200 pages, but it is in the top margin and does not affect either the text or the map images. One map has a small repaired tear. The contents are otherwise fine, clean and bright and fascinating, and overall a very good and rare volume. Very heavy, so some extra shipping for priority or international orders.. 3rd Edition. Full-Leather. Collectible-Very Good/No Jacket. 15 1/2" X 12 1/2".

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        Vera: or, The Nihilists

      [New York: privately printed for the author,], 1882. A Drama in a Prologue and Four Acts. Octavo. Original grey-blue wrappers printed in black. Housed in a purple cloth slipcase and chemise. Interleaved with blank leaves as issued. Wrappers a little rubbed and tanned, closed tear to lower joint, small chip from corner of upper wrapper. A very good copy. First American edition, the second overall and the sole lifetime edition to print the complete text. Vera - Wilde's first play - is one of the legendary rarities in modern literature. First issued in an unprocurable edition in 1880, the work was then revised by Wilde, who added an entirely new prologue; it is this version which was printed for the production copies in New York in 1882. This printing, important in its own right, is known in only a handful of copies and represents the earliest procurable dramatic text by the most important English language dramatist of the century.

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        Old Coaching Days & The Coaching Age (2 Volumes)

      London: Richard Bentley & Son, 1882/1885. First Edition. Full Leather. Very Good. Sturgess, John. A two volume set, bound by Sangorski & Sutcliff to match as a set. Volume I: viii, 279, 12 plates. Volume II: viii, 468 pp. 16 plates. 8vo. Full red leather bindings with five raised bands at spine. Brown leather patch titles with compartments between bands decorated with intricate gold tooling, horses head profile in top and bottom compartment, horseshoe and a bridle in the remaining two. Three gold line borders surround front and rear boards, gold lines on board edges; gold dentelle borders to pastedowns with marbled endpapers. Light scuffing to foot of boards, touch of wear at head of each spine. Interiors clean and crisp with original cloth covers bound in at rear of each volume. Illustrations by John Sturgess. Volume I has a four spots on base of frontispiece plate.

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        Autograph letter signed.

      Venice, 16. I. 1882. - 8vo. 2½ pp. Telling his unnamed correspondent that he is unable to send a copy of "Die Balearen in Wort und Bild" for the complete number of copies had been sold.

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        Under the Sunset

      London: Sampson, Low, Marsten et al, 1882. First Edition. Parchment. Very Good Minus. Fitzgerald, W. And Cockburn, W.V.. Fitzgerald, W. And Cockburn, W.V. First Edition. Parchment. INSCRIBED BY STOKER. Stoker's first book and uncommon. A presentation copy, inscribed 'The Sick Children with the authors love/January 1882.' Presumably inscribed as a donation to a hospital or charity. Evidence that the receiving children read the book (or at least the beginning) can be found within the margins where page numbers written in a childish script can still be seen. These markings only appear on the first 10 pages and are written in pencil.Covers and spine are moderately soiled, with gilt and red lettering and borders. This book has been expertly rebacked with new endpages. This restoration is barely perceptible as the material used is an exact match and the 'new' endpages are contemporary to the publishing date. The text is overall clean and bright with paper just slightly yellowed with age. There are occasional smudge & pencil marks which are explained below. Still a nice copy of a work which usually turns up in very poor condition. LIT/082104.

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        McKenney's Pacific Coast Directory for 1883-4 Giving Name, Business, and Address of Business and Professional Men of California, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, Alaska, Nevada, Utah, Idaho, Montana, Arizona, and New Mexico. Together with Sketches

      San Francisco.: L.M. McKenney & Co.. 12- 1882.. 2 inserted advertising leaves one with black and white foldout view, small black and white illustrations in text, (xlviii)-1489 pp, index to advertisers, 9 x 6 inches, advertising paper covered boards with leather spine. Covers rubbed, text block cracked at p.952 and p.1017 but text block is still tight, very good condition. The title continues: "together with Sketches of the Different Towns, Giving Location, Population, Etc. Complete Alphabetical Lists of 3,000 Cities and Towns. Over 35,000 Names." A fascinating and thorough compendium of business activities in the western Pacific states. The foldout advertisement for Santa Clara College features a "Birdseye View of Santa Clara College" (image 5 x 8 1/2 inches) with legend listing 21 places and fees. Extensive business listings for all states, plus pages of advertisements for many businesses listed, making it an invaluable resource for researchers of Western U.S. history. A scarce publication, only listed in two United States libraries. .

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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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