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        The Orchid Album, comprising coloured figures and descriptions of new, rare, and beautiful orchidaceous plants. Conducted by ... Warner... The botanical descriptions by Thomas Moore

      London: B.S. Williams (I-VIII) and B.S. Williams & Son (IX-XI), 1882-1897. 11 volumes, large quarto. (12 x 9 1/2 inches). 527 lithographic plates by John Nugent Fitch (1 double-page), hand-coloured, printed in colours and finished by hand, or printed in colours, wood-engraved full-page portrait of Williams in vol.IX. Original publisher's brown decorated cloth, the upper cover and spine blocked in gilt and black, the lower cover in blind, gilt edges. A complete set of this important record of all of the greatest orchid varieties discovered and described during the nineteenth century, with beautiful illustrations of the highest quality by John Nugent Fitch. This important work was published periodically by B.S. Williams from his nurseries in Holloway, London, from 1882 until his death in 1890. His son, Henry Williams, continued the publication through to its conclusion in 1897. These dates are important as they mark the final period when significant new varieties of orchids were discovered in the wild. This work therefore, with its selection based largely on the discoveries made during the nineteenth century, offers an unparalleled record of all the best orchid varieties before the impact of the captive- bred hybrids. The preface to the first volume lays out the aims of the publishers: "The great advances which have been made within the last few years in the introduction and the cultivation of Exotic Orchids, have suggested the desirability of devoting a monthly publication to the illustration of the best forms of these singular and aristocratic plants, and also to the explanation of the most successful methods of growing them." In addition there are numerous notes given at the end of the specific descriptions about contemporary orchid collections, shows and growers in the United Kingdom and elsewhere. These offer a valuable glimpse into the world of the late-Victorian orchid enthusiast, and contain information, available no where else, that casts light onto the early history of the captive cultivation of a number of varieties and species. The plates by John Nugent Fitch (a member of the greatest family of British 19th-century botanical artists) benefit greatly from the large format of the work "Being of Royal Quarto size, the pages of the Album are sufficiently large to enable the artist to produce ample and intelligible portraits of the plants without their becoming cumbersome." The resultant work offers both a fascinating insight into the state of knowledge about orchids and their cultivation, and also an unrivalled visual record by one of the great botanical artists of the day. Great Flower Books (1990) p.149; Nissen BBI 2107; The Orchid Observed 23.

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        Shotover, Winner of the Derby Stakes at Epsom 1882, Value of the Stakes £4800 and the Two Thousand Guineas at Newmarket. got by Hermit out of Stray Shot. The Property of His Grace the Duke of Westminster. Won the Ascot Derby 1882. Trained by John Porter - Ridden by Tom Cannon

      London: George Rees, 7 June 1882. Aquatint engraving, printed in colours and finished by hand, 'Painted & Engraved by Edwin Henry Hunt'. 18 5/8 x 25 5/8 inches. 26 1/2 x 34 1/2 inches. A portrait of the most famous British jockey of the time, Tom Cannon, up on Shotover, winner of the 1882 Derby. Thomas Cannon (1846-1917) ' rode his first winner in 1860, and shortly afterwards came to the attention of the trainer, John Day of Danebury, whose daughter he later married. His first classic success was in 1866, when he won the One Thousand Guineas. During his racing career he rode 1,544 winners. He was champion jockey in 1872 with eighty-seven winners. He rode winners for the stable managed by his brother Joseph in Bedford Cottage Yard at Newmarket, including Lord Lonsdales Pilgrimage, on which he won the One Thousand Guineas and Two Thousand Guineas in 1878. He won the Two Thousand Guineas on Shotover for John Porter of Kingsclere in 1882 and on Shotover he won his only Derby, also in 1882. For three seasons he rode for the Scottish millionaire George Baird (Mr Abington), training and riding Busybody. He was closely associated with James Ryans stables at Newmarket, and for Ryan he won the Two Thousand Guineas on Mr Douglas Bairds Enterprise in 1887, and on Enthusiast in 1889.' (DNB). Cf. Charles Lane British Racing Prints p.136

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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.

      Printed at the "Argus and Patriot" Steam Book and Job Printing House,, Lyndon, Vermont: 1882 - Frontispiece. The occasional intratextual cut. General wear & soiling to wrappers. Light foxing. A solid VG - VG+ copy. Original printed pale green paper wrappers, with printed adverts. 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers

      series to the 1882-83 series, 1878 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Twenty-five leatherbound volumes with gilt titles to the spines, marble paper covered boards and 269 foldoutplates and four fold-out tables. A scarce set running complete from 1878 to 1883. Founded on 2 January 1818, the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is an independent professional association, based in central London, representing civil engineers. Like its early membership, the majority of its current members are British engineers, but it also has members in more than 150 countries around the world. In 2008, its total membership stands at more than 80,000. The late 18th century and early 19th century saw the founding of many learned societies and professional bodies (for example, the Royal Society and the Law Society). Groups calling themselves civil engineers had been meeting for some years from the late 18th century, notably the Society of Civil Engineers formed in 1771 by John Smeaton (renamed the Smeatonian Society after his death). At that time, formal engineering was limited to military engineers, and in the spirit of self help prevalent at the time, the Institution of Civil Engineers was founded as the world's first professional engineering body. The initiative to found the Institution was taken in 1818 by three young engineers, Henry Robinson Palmer (23), James Jones (28) and Joshua Field (32), who organised an inaugural meeting on 2 January 1818, at the Kendal Coffee House in Fleet Street. The institution made little headway until a key step was taken - the appointment of Thomas Telford as the first President of the body. Greatly respected within the profession and blessed with numerous contacts across the industry and in government circles, he was instrumental in drumming up membership and getting a Royal Charter for ICE in 1828. This official recognition helped establish ICE as the pre-eminent organisation for engineers of all disciplines. After Telfords death in 1834, the organisation moved into premises in Great George Street in the heart of Westminster in 1839, and began to publish learned papers on engineering topics. Its members, notably William Cubitt, were also prominent in the organisation of the Great Exhibition of 1851. In some respects ICE was ahead of its time, providing a focus for engineers from other disciplines. Mechanical engineer and tool-maker Henry Maudslay was an early member and Joseph Whitworth presented one of the earliest papers it was not until 1847 that the Institution of Mechanical Engineers was established (with George Stephenson as its first President). By the end of the 19th century, ICE had introduced examinations for professional engineering qualifications to help ensure and maintain high standards among its members a role it continues today. Condition: The bindings are tight and firm with all covers and pages fully attached. There is some wear to the extremities including heavy rubbing to the leather and boards and some bumping to the tops and tails of the spines. The rear outer hinge of Volume IV of the 1880-81 and VolumeIII and IV of the 1789-80series is beginning to split at the bottom. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright with the occasional handling mark and odd spot. In Volume III of 1882-83 seriesPlate 9 has been boundbefore Plate 8. Overall the volumes are in good only condition..

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        Works, The

      1882. The Complete Novels by the Inventor of the Modern Novel in EnglishBound For and Sold By the Most Renowned Bookseller in GlasgowFIELDING, Henry. The Works of Henry Fielding, Esq, Edited with a Bibliographical Essay by Leslie Stephen. In Ten Volumes. London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1882. Limited to 1000 sets, this being set number 164. Ten large octavo volumes (8 7/8 x 6 1/2 inches; 225 x 165 mm.). Frontispieces. Black and white illustrated plates with tissue guards throughout.Contemporary full paneled speckled calf for Hopkins of Glasgow (stamped to verso of front free endpaper). Floral corner devices in gilt. Double ruled gilt borders. Five gilt ruled raised bands. Six compartments, two of which have morocco labels, the remaining four gilt ornamented and decorated. Dentelles. All edges gilt. A fine set."Fielding is generally agreed to be an innovating master of the highest originality He himself believed that he was 'the founder of a new province of writing' and Sir W. Scott commended him for his 'high notions of the dignity of an art which he may be considered as having funded'...In breaking away...he devised what he described as 'comic epics in prose', which are in effect the first modern novels in English..."(OCEL).Hugh Hopkins, "THE doyen of the Glasgow booksellers was born at Galston, Ayrshire, near the famous "Patie's Mill," in 1831. While he was still a child his father came to Glasgow and began business as a second-hand bookseller in the Bazaar, then the centre of that trade and the haunt of the book-lovers and book collectors of the city. There at his father's stall Mr. Hopkins has seen the figures of the stalwart, plaid-girt Hugh Miller and many another famous man of letters now no more. In 1849 he began a business of his own, first at the foot of Glassford Street, and afterwards higher up. Since then he has occupied premises successively at 21 Buchanan Street, the house in which M'Nish, 'the modern Pythagorean' is said to have been born; at 8 Royal Bank Place, in Renfield Street, and in West Regent Street. Each of these shops has been a resort of the literati and bibliophiles of Glasgow in its day. Historian and antiquarian, journalist and poet have been wont to foregather in the back room there of an afternoon. What Mr. Hopkins does not know about editions, dates, peculiarities, and values is not worth knowing, and he is a connoisseur, not only of the outsides of the books, but of their contents. In books especially dealing with old Glasgow, and with the history and literature, ballads and songs of Scotland, he has a special interest, and he possesses an amazing knowledge of them. He has acted as the intermediary in many a famous transaction, and through him have remained at home many bibliographical rarities which otherwise might have left this country. He has also published several important works, including Napier's History of Partick, Ritson's Scottish Songs and quite recently, Fanjas de St. Fond's Journey through England and Scotland to the Hebrides in 1784. Mr. Hopkins is now assisted in his business by his son" (Who's Who in Glasgow 1929).

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Encore Heidi. Une Histoire pour les Enfants et pour Ceux qui les Aiment

      Bâle: H George. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover rubbed. 1882. First French Edition. Green decorative hardback cloth cover. 180mm x 120mm (7" x 5"). 214pp. 3 b/w plates. In French. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        Two on a Tower

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Rivington and Searle. 1882, 1882. First Edition. 3 Volumes. 8vo. Attractively bound (circa 1920s) in full blue calf by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, with burgundy title labels and gilt decoration, combed marble endpapers, top edge gilt. The original cloth covers are bound in at the rear and all half-titles are present. A clean and exceptionally handsome set. Tipped into the prelims of volume I is a short ALS from Hardy on Athenaeum notepaper. Housed in a tailor made triple compartment marbled slipcase. 'Two on a Tower' is a a romance story set in the world of Astronomy and was classified by the author as a fantasy.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Pompeji. Die Neuesten Ausgrabungen von 1874 Bis 1881.

      Leipzig. 1882 - Folio (10 x 13.5ins, 260 x 340mm) contemporary three-quarters red calf, green label, gilt, overall a litle worn, cloth sides spotted. 12 partly coloured plans, 68 plates, fine chromolithographs, mostly in full colour and pefectly suited to the wall decorations, paintings and artifacts found at Pompeii. Each section separately paginated. Protective tissues a little spotted, otherwise internally in nice condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Nicholas Goodyer ABA ILAB]
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        England, Picturesque and Descriptive. a Reminiscence of Foreign Travel. by Joel Cook

      Philadelphia, Porter And Coates [C1882], 1882. 1st Edition. Description: 537 p. Illus. 28 cm. Notes: Title vignette. Subjects: England--Description and travel. Wales--Description and travel. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands and titling. An exceptional example; of presentation quality - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        The American Practical Dyer's Companion: Comprising a Description of the Principal Dye-Stuffs and Chemicals Used in Dyeing, Their Natures and Uses; Mordants, and How Made

      Philadelphia: Henry Carey Baird & Co., 1882. 388pp., (1)pp., author's ad for Aniline Colors, 24pp. publisher's catalog. Contains 176 mounted dyed samples of material within the text of the best American, English, French, and German processes for bleaching and dyeing silk, wool, cotton, linen, flannel, felt, dress goods, mixed and hosiery yearns, feathers, grass, felt, fur, wool, and straw hats, jute yarn, vegetable ivory, mats, skins, furs, leather, etc. by wood, aniline and other processes. A lovely copy bound in blue-green embossed cloth, spine gilt, floral endpapers. Front inner hinge has been superbly repaired (invisible to the eye). One wrinkle with tiny closed tear to page 131. The binding looks as new because it was purchased with an old cloth cover, and after removing the cloth, the corners had metal protectors which helped this binding to never receive a bumped corner. The corners are sharp and binding magnificently bright. Quite rare in this condition.. First Edition. Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB]
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        Nora, a play. { Translated By Henrietta Francis Lord }

      London: Griffith and Farran, 1882. Original Paper Covered Boards. First English edition of 'A Doll's House.' The beauty of this copy is that it retains its original covers, with its red printed italic titles to the upper and lower covers. The copy has been professionally stabilised by the tightening of the text block and binding, now with a matching red paper covered spine. Most copies I have come across have either cloth or Leather bindings. The previous owner had placed a paper covered wrapper, for protection, and had copied the title in a red crayon - ' Nora by Ibsen'. This is loosely present, and is retained to add protection and interest, but as a Dust Jacket only, this has no value whatsoever. The pages, of which there are 120, are excellent. A very attractive copy. { Images will follow shortly after listing } PLEASE DO CONTACT FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. RECENTLY REDUCED.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good ( See Comments). 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾".

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

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        'The Orient Liner "Austral" sunk in Sydney Harbour' [pencil title to verso]

      Sydney?,, 1882.. Albumen silver print, 150 x 200mm, pencil description to verso; a little creased and minor tear to lower margin, but very good. Remarkable photo showing the S.S. Austral after it foundered in Sydney Harbour while coaling off Kirribilli in November 1882.The striking scene shows the vessel sunk past the gunwales and listing heavily to starboard, the masts and funnels depicted starkly against the fog and calm sea. Around the wreck various smaller boats are in attendance; the perspective of the image looks south-east past Fort Denison towards Clark Island and Double Bay. The wreck provoked astonishment and curiosity among Sydney-siders, becoming a popular tourist attraction for the ferries of the harbour for some three months. A piece in the Sydney Morning Herald pondered the strangeness of a ship wrecking in such sheltered conditions, commenting that the 'Austral has not even the excuse of the sudden gust, she sank as by some evil influence, how far assisted by man's neglect remains to be shown.' The Austral was ultimately refloated and resumed service on theAlthough the present image appears to be unrecorded, it is similar to a photograph held by the National Library taken by Sydney photographer John Paine. Kent-born Paine, who won awards at the Sydney and Calcutta International Exhibitions, was a well established commercial and private photographer at the time working out of a studio in Waterloo.

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        Colton's New Map of Long Island

      New York: Colton & Co., 1882. Engraved map, with full period color, on two sheets, that if joined would measure 30 x 62¼ inches, gilt-stamped brown cloth covers, expertly repaired, in very good condition. An excellent nineteenth-century map of Long Island 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 later 1888 edition. Not in Phillips.

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        Two on a Tower. A Romance

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington, 1882., 1882. First Edition. 3 volumes; 8vo. Bound with the half titles by Zaehnsdorf c. 1914 in three quarter dark green morocco with gilt titles and gilt raised bands to spines, green cloth boards with gilt rule, top edges gilt, marbled end papers. Volume I of this set has been expertly rebound at some time (mid 20th century?) to match the other volumes. There is a very slight difference in the gold tooling on the raised bands, and a difference in the marbled end papers. Slight sunning to spines; bookplate to paste down. Two on a Tower is a a romance story set in the world of Astronomy and was classified by the author as a fantasy. Published at the end of November 1882 at 31s.6. in an edition of 1000 copies. It was so little advertised that Hardy himself produced an advertisement, which he sent to his publishers. Disappointed by the poor reviews, Hardy wrote Edmund Gosse: 'Eminent critics write and tell me in private that it is the most original thing I have done ...... while other eminent critics (I wonder if they are the same) print the most cutting rebukes you can conceive.' Purdy, pp.41-45.

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      1882. Fine. FRENCH LYRICS Selected and Annotated by George Saintsbury. London, Kegan Paul and Trench, 1882. Octavo. xxxvi,244pp. Large paper edition of 50 copies, signed by the publisher. Full straight-grain morocco, with gilt rules, floral garlands, and intricately gilt inner dentelles. T.e.g. Engraved frontispiece. An anthology of French lyric poetry from the Middle Ages to the nineteenth century. A nice presentation in a lovely Zaehnsdorf gift binding. Extremities rubbed, else fine.

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        European Butterflies and Moths

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

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        THE WORKS OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN with Notes and a Life of the Author By Jared Sparks [complete in 10 vols]

      Chicago: Townsend Mac Coun., 1882. In 10 volumes containing several political and historical tracts not included in any former edition, and many letters official and private not hitherto published. unopened and uncut, bound in brown cloth spines gilt. A fine set.. Tall Octavo.

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        The Prince and the Pauper, a Tale for Young People of All Ages

      Boston: James R. Osgood, 1882. . First issue with the Franklin imprint on the verso of the title page,411pp., illustrated with 192 illustrations, bound in publisher's 3/4 brown morocco over marbled paper covered boards with matching endpapers, all edges marbled, raised bands with compartments lettered and decorated in gilt, previous owner's name and stamp on endpapers, small stamped name crossed out in ink. binding lightly rubbed, minor wear to corners and spine ends, hinges are fine, no repairs. A very good copy.. First Edition. Octavo.

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        The Vigilantes of Montana, or popular justice in the Rocky Mountains ... Second edition

      Virginia City, Montana: D. W. Tilton, 1882. 12mo. (6 3/4 x 5 inches). 241pp. Publisher's lettered wrappers. A noted Montana imprint on the lawlessness of the Rocky Mountain mining camps. "Perhaps no book excells Dimsdale's in presenting the picture of the lawless conditions that characterized the mining camps of the Rocky Mountain country. The author was editor of the Virginia City Montana Post and a participant in the extraordinary campaign against lawlessness" (Adams). The second edition of "not only the first, but textually the most important, book ever printed in Montana" (Howes). Adams Six-Guns 596; Graff 1088; Howes D345; Smith 2458.

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      Washington: [text:] Government Printing Office, [atlas: Julius Bien & Co. of New York (for the Government Printing Office)], 1882.. Two volumes. Text: "Department of the Interior...Geological survey" title. Forty- two plates, plans, and maps (including two chromolithographed views by Sinclair after Holmes, seventeen wood-engraved views [eight after Thomas Moran, nine after Holmes], four "Heliotype" plates), ten double- page. Atlas: Mounted on guards throughout. 1p. letterpress text, otherwise lithographed throughout. Title, twelve double-page map sheets after Dutton (eleven printed in colors), ten double- page sheets of views after Holmes (nine) and Moran (one) (five chromolithographed and five printed in tints), all printed by Julius Bien & Co. Quarto and folio. Expertly bound to style in deep burgundy morocco over contemporary marbled paper-covered boards, spine in six compartments with raised bands, the bands flanked above and below by gilt rules, lettered in the second compartment. Very good. A fine set of "one of the grandest publications of the scientific expeditions in the American West...[depicting] the Grand Canyon in a series of magnificent panoramas" (Reese & Miles). The work includes illustrations by arguably the two greatest American topographical artists to record this era of westward expansion: William Holmes and Thomas Moran. The atlas includes eight beautifully executed maps of the region on twelve sheets, as well as the ten sheets of views. The views include a number of images that are designed to form larger continuous panoramas. The greatest of these is Holmes' view from Point Sublime in the Kaibab: the three chromolithographed sheets (numbered XVI- XVII), if joined, would form a single panoramic view with an image area measuring approximately 17 x 90 inches. It is interesting to note that the first of these sheets includes what may be a self-portrait of Holmes and a portrait of Dutton: two figures are visible at the edge of the canyon, one is seated and clearly sketching (Holmes), while the second figure bends down to examine his companion's work (Dutton). William Goetzmann calls W.H. Holmes "the greatest artist-topographer and man of many talents that the West ever produced...his artistic technique was like no other's. He could sketch panoramas of twisted mountain ranges, sloping monoclines, escarpments, plateaus, canyons, fault blocks, and grassy meadows that accurately depicted hundreds of miles of terrain. They were better than maps and better than photographs because he could get details of stratigraphy that light and shadow obscured from the camera...his illustrations for Dutton's TERTIARY HISTORY OF THE GRAND CANON DISTRICT are masterpieces of realism and draftsmanship as well as feats of imaginative observation." The team assembled to carry out this geological survey of the Grand Canyon included some outstanding talents: C.E. Dutton, the scientist; Jack Hilliers, the photographer; and Holmes and Moran as artist- topographers. The intention of the survey was strictly scientific, but as Dutton writes in his preface, "I have in many places departed from the severe ascetic style which has become conventional in scientific monographs." This is also true of Moran and Holmes: both were clearly inspired by their subjects. The overall result is of a quality that would not be possible today. As Wallace Stegner wrote in his introduction to the 1977 reprint: "Later specialization has eliminated from scientific publications most of the elements that make THE TERTIARY HISTORY so charming. No report written as this one is written would now be published by any government bureau. No illustrators like Moran and Holmes would be permitted to illustrate it...A great book...THE TERTIARY HISTORY has kept its value precisely because it does not specialize." FARQUHAR 73. Goetzmann, EXPLORATION AND EMPIRE, pp.512-13. REESE & MILES, CREATING AMERICA 40.

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      San Francisco: J.F. Fugazi, [1882].. [2],176pp., including advertisements, plus a portrait of Fugazi. Original printed green wrappers. Wrappers a bit rubbed and soiled. A few gatherings loosening. Very good. The third issue of this very rare almanac for Italians and Italian-Swiss in California, and an essential source for studying the Italian immigrant experience in San Francisco and the West. The almanac's first issue was for 1881 and it was edited and published by Giovanni F. Fugazi, who came to America from Italy in 1855 and eventually settled in California, where he founded a successful travel agency. A lengthy section in the almanac gives distances and rates for passage to San Francisco by various trains or ships from points throughout the West, while another lengthy section gives the locations of post offices throughout the western states, including locations of Wells Fargo Express offices. There is also information about Italian social societies, and the text of popular stories, songs, and poems. A long section gives a biography of Guiseppe Garibaldi, the hero of Italian unification, who had just died. There are advertisements for several railroad lines (for which Fugazi is listed as agent), for Ghirardelli chocolate, for merchants of various sorts, restaurants (many of them Italian), banks, printers, painters, liquor distributors, and more. OCLC locates only one copy of this third number of Fugazi's almanac - at the California State Library. Rare, and a necessary source for understanding the Italian immigrant experience in the West during the great wave of immigration of the late nineteenth century. OCLC 58879907.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        The Novels and Miscellaneous Works of Daniel Defoe [Including: Robinson Crusoe, Capt. Singleton, Colonel Jack, Moll Flanders, etc...]. With Prefaces and Notes, including those attributed to Sir Walter Scott

      London: George Bell and Sons, 1882., 1882. 7 volumes; 8vo. Contemporary green half calf with red and maroon title labels to spines with extra gilt, marbled boards, end papers and edges. Engraved portrait of the author to vol.I. Binding a little rubbed; small nick to the head of spine of a couple of volumes. Bookplate to each volume. A very attractive set.

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        Savannah River to Saint Helena Sound including Calibogue Sound, Port Royal and Broad River

      London: Published by the Admiralty, May 1882. Engraving. Printed on wove paper. In excellent condition. Image size: 25 1/4 x 38 1/4 inches. 27 x 40 inches. A fantastic Admiralty chart of the Savannah River to St. Helena Sound, produced by the British Hydrographic Office. The British Hydrographic Office was founded in 1795 by George III, who appointed Alexander Dalrymple as the first Hydrographer to the Admiralty. He immediately set to work but it was not until 1800 that the first Admiralty chart was published of the waters around Quiberon Bay in Brittany. Unlike the U. S. Coast Survey the Hydrographic Office was given permission to sell charts to the public and they produced a great number of sea charts covering every corner of the globe. Most of the Admiralty charts produced by the Hydrographic Office delineated coastline as well as high and low water marks and record depth of water as established by soundings. In addition these charts included information on shoals, reefs, and other navigational hazards that plagued mariners across the world. Thanks to the innovations of Sir Francis Beaufort, who developed the Beaufort Scale of wind strength, the British Hydrographic Office became one of the leading producers of sea charts. This large chart covers the Port Royal Sound including the Savannah River, the Calibogue Sound, and the Broad River. Water depths and sand bars are all carefully recorded, as are the various lighthouses along the coastline. This is an important sea chart of this area and a wonderful example of the maps produced by the British Hydrographic Office.

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        History of the War in the Peninsula

      London: Published for the Proprietor by Barthès & Lowell,, 1882. and in the South of France, from the year 1807 to the Year 1814. New Edition, Revised by the Author. 6 volumes, octavo (290 × 118 mm). Contemporary red hard-grained morocco by Gray of Cambridge, title gilt direct to the spine, narrow, flat bands reeded in gilt, compartments elaborately gilt, double gilt panel with floral corner pieces to the boards, enclosing a wavy panel in blind, foliate edge-roll, all edges gilt, inner dentelles in blind, marbled endpapers. 55 engraved battle plans. A little rubbed on the joints, bands, and head and tail of the spines, corners bumped, light toning, but remains attractive. First published between 1828-50, this is an attractively bound Cabinet Edition. A work that certainly divided opinion, "Soult considered it 'perfect', Sir Robert Peel 'eloquent and faithful', the Spanish general Alava felt it too pro-French, and a British officer in India demanded satisfaction on his return for a 'most unfounded calumny' about his conduct at Barossa" (ODNB) As a result all volumes have plump appendices of "justificatory pieces" in answer to Napier's critics, his controversy with Beresford over Albuera was particularly rancourous. Perhaps judgement is best left to the acknowledged master chronicler of the conflict, Sir Charles Oman, who described Napier's work as "magnificent (if somewhat prejudiced and biased)". Contemporary gift inscription to the first blank of volume I, small ink-stamps of the military historian Col. Frederick Myatt, author of British Sieges of the Peninsular War. A very nice set.

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        The Russian Advance towards India

      SAMPSON LOW,MARSTON,SEARLE., LONDON 1882 - General wear, hinges broken, soiled covers, 2" tear in bottom spine edge, tanned spine, rubbed covers, top spine edge has small tear, pages slighlty tanned. has fold-out map in front DATE PUBLISHED: 1882 EDITION: 338+ [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      London: Chiswick Press For Elkin Matthews & John Lane. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine. LIMITED EDITION, one of 220 copies SIGNED BY WILDE. A bright copy. Elegant signed limited edition using the sheets from David Bogue's fifth edition of 1882 which incorporated many significant changes. London: Chiswick Press for Elkin Matthews & John Lane, 1892. Octavo, original gilt-decorated cloth designed by Charles Ricketts. Mason 309. Chip at top of spine, wear at base of spine; a little foxing to boards. A bright, unusually nice copy of a book often found in poor condition.

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        Two on a Tower.

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Rivington and Searle. 1882 - First Edition. 3 Volumes. 8vo. Attractively bound (circa 1920s) in full blue calf by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, with burgundy title labels and gilt decoration, combed marble endpapers, top edge gilt. The original cloth covers are bound in at the rear and all half-titles are present. A clean and exceptionally handsome set. Tipped into the prelims of volume I is a short ALS from Hardy on Athenaeum notepaper. Housed in a tailor made triple compartment marbled slipcase. 'Two on a Tower' is a a romance story set in the world of Astronomy and was classified by the author as a fantasy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nuovo Planisfero indicando le divisioni fisiche e politiche della terra

      mm 672x870

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        Hrsg.). Zeitschrift für Mathematik und Physik. Jahrgänge 27-45 in 19 Bdn. Leipzig, Teubner, 1882-1900. Mit zahlr. gefalt. lithogr. Tafeln. Hlwd.-Bde. d. Zt.,

      1882 - Teils mit Bibliotheks-Stempel auf Titeln. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        THE SHEFFIELD ILLUSTRATED LIST Comprising Engraved Patterns & Standard Price Lists

      Sheffield. Drawn Engraved & Printed by Pawson & Brailsford 1882. A very nice copy of the 1882 Edition of Machinery & Engineers' Tools.Including Anvils Axles Bellows,Boilermakers Tools,Carving Tools, Coopers Tools,Crabs,Cutlery, Engravers Tools,Edge Tools,Files & Rasps, Flasks,Forks,Hay and Straw Knives,Joiners Tools, Lancashire Tools,Machine & Other Knives,Matchets,Measuring Tapes,Plasterers Tools, Platelayers Tools,Plumbers Tools,Printcutters Tools,Pruning and Garden Tools, Rules, Saws,Scythes & Sickles, Shears Shovels,Skates,Slaters Tools, Spades,Steel,Steel Toys, Tinners' Tools,Tool Chests,Turning Tools,Vices and Wrenches.Small imperial 8vo 90pp in original leather backed printed boards Illustrated throughout with several folding throw out plates.

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        LE CENTO CITTA' D'ITALIA. Raccolta completa di 192 numeri.

      (Italia) LE CENTO CITTA' D'ITALIA. Raccolta completa di 192 numeri. Milano, Sonzogno, 1882-1902. In folio (cm 30x41). Due volumi rilegati in mezza tela dell'epoca con piatti marmorizzati (danno parziale al gioco del piatto anteriore di un volume). Celebre pubblicazione che usci' mensilmente come supplemento del Secolo. Ogni fascicolo, di 8 pp., e' corredato da piccole e grandi vedute incise in xilografia intercalate nel testo: veduta generale, piazze, scorci, ecc.. Ottima la conservazione eccetto due firme d'appartenenza al primo fascicolo di ogni volume (Roma e Villafranca) e veramente minime imperfezioni. (Rif.B5170-440/52)

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

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

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        Les Mollusques Marins du Roussillon.

      Paris, J.B. Baillière & Fils, et chez les auteurs, 1882-1892. 2 volumes. Royal-8vo. With 165 plates. Contemporary green half morocco, gilt lettered spines, the last 2 parts in original wrappers. B.M.(Nat.Hist.) I, 277. This rare work was issued in 26 parts in a very limited edition, one of the early scientific works making use of original photographs (in the first 13 parts). 'One of Europe's most outstanding collectors was Philippe Dautzenberg, of Ixelles, near Brussels. Heir to a fortune in the carpet industry he could afford to spend a great deal of money on shells and conchological literature. A born collector, Dautzenberg accumulated specimens with a zeal and a discernment rarely equalled; and by 1914 it was estimated that his cabinets contained thirty thousand species ... with E. Bucquoy and G.F. Dollfus (he) wrote a large work on the marine molluscs of the Roussillon, South France, generally recognised as the best available account of western Mediterranean molluscs' (Dance p. 165).

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        Heidi. Une Histoire pour les Enfants et pour Ceux qui les Aiment

      Gotha: Friedrich Andreas Perthes, 1882.. First French Edition. Blue decorative hardback cloth cover. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover rubbed. Spine faded. Previous owner inscription (1885) on fep. 180mm x 120mm (7" x 5"). 261pp. 3 b/w plates. In French.

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        Brockhaus' Conversations Lexikon in 16 Volumes.

      Leipzig, F. A. Brockhaus, 1882. Thirteenth edition. Bound in publisher's original quarter black leather with pebbled green cloth boards and spines stamped in gilt. Each volume with numerous colored maps, charts, full page wood engravings and wood engraved textual illustrations. Text printed in fraktur. Tight and bright. One of the few set available for sale in the United States. Image available on request. Book condition: Very good condition

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        Les sonnets luxurieux du divin Pietro Aretino

      Isidore Liseux et ses amis 1882 Texte italien, le seul authentique et traduction littérale par le Traducteur des Ragionamenti. Avec une Notice sur les Sonnets luxurieux, l'époque de leur composition, les rapports de l'Arétin avec la Cour de Rome, et sur les dessins de Jules Romain gravés par Marc-Antoine. Fregi in nero all'inizio e alla fine di ciascun sonetto Musée secret du Bibliophile Bell'esemplare con pagine bianche Ottimo (Fine)

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        Wanderings in Balochistan

      W.H. Allen & Co. London: W.H. Allen & Co.. 1882. First. First edition. Folded folio map located inside rear cover pocket in very good condition. Red cloth cover damaged by water, cloth on spine is decaying, preliminary pages are water stained, thus fair only. Text is clean. Inscribed by the author and dated January 11th, 1887 on the half-title page. Rare with author's signature and map. .

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        The Standing Orders of the Fifth Fusiliers (Second Battalion). Orderly Room July 1st 1881

      London Jas. Gale [printer] 1882. G : in good condition. Respined and with new endpapers. Leather worn and scuffed towards extremities and spine. Spine darkened. Edge-tears to title page and some pages within have been sympathetically repaired and rebacked onto new sheets. Contents otherwise clean and tight. Aeg First Edition Green and gilt embossed leather cover vi, 150pp, 55pp :: Illustrated with colour plate of regimental flags; b/w plates of equipment and field plans, additional charts, musical notation etc :: 230mm x 160mm (9" x 6") :: Included within are details of bivouac and camp layout for the regiment in India; cooking equipment and recipes for the soldiers (including Crimean Kebbobs, Artillery Pie and China Chilo). Instructions for arranging the accoutrements of the barrack room, ordnance details, method of laying down kit in the field etc. Gilt embossed leather cover bears the emblem of the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers 'Quo Fata Vocant' [Wither the Fates Call]

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        Port au Prince, Haiti.

      , 1882. Watercolour on paper, two sheets joined at centre. Fine. 14 x 5" This British artist was a Colonel in the Royal Artillery. He was the grandson of J.M.W. Turner's patron Walter Fawkes, and served as ADC to General Gamble, C-in-C West Indies, from 1878-1884.

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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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        The Vigilantes of Montana, or popular justice in the Rocky Mountains ... Second edition

      Virginia City, Montana: D. W. Tilton, 1882. 12mo. (6 3/4 x 5 inches). 241pp. Publisher's lettered wrappers. A noted Montana imprint on the lawlessness of the Rocky Mountain mining camps. "Perhaps no book excells Dimsdale's in presenting the picture of the lawless conditions that characterized the mining camps of the Rocky Mountain country. The author was editor of the Virginia City Montana Post and a participant in the extraordinary campaign against lawlessness" (Adams).The second edition of "not only the first, but textually the most important, book ever printed in Montana" (Howes). Adams Six-Guns 596; Graff 1088; Howes D345; Smith 2458.

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        Heidi. Une Histoire pour les Enfants et pour Ceux qui les Aiment

      G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover rubbed. Spine faded. Previous owner inscription (1885) on fep First French Edition Blue decorative hardback cloth cover 180mm x 120mm (7" x 5"). 261pp. 3 b/w plates. In French.

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        The Prince And The Pauper: A Tale For Young People Of All Ages

      First edition, second state. With one hundred and ninety-two illustrations. Bound in publisher's original green cloth with the front cover and spine stamped in gilt and blind. The covers have chips to the extremities. Hard Cover. Book condition: Very good condition

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        Tenth Annual Report of the Local Goverment Board 1880-81 Supplement Containing Report and Papers Submitted By the Board's Medical Officer on the Use and Influence of Hospitals for Infectious Diseases Presented to Both Houses of Parliament , Etc, Etc.

      London: Printed by Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1882.. First Edition. Very Good. 8vo Collation, xii[2]363pp, 65 illustration/plans, including 42 single page, 23 folding, many in colour. Bound in original publishers half calf, calf corners, raised bands, red leather title label, gilt lines. Calf rubbed, some scuff marking, short split on hinge joint. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, no loose pages, no writing or marking. Pages and illustrations in very good clean condition.8996.A33

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        Reading in Nature

      Britain: Original watercolor on paper, 1882-1890. Matted in Rag Board Fine A refined and rare original watercolor on clay-coated stock. Fine condition. Image size: 17 x 19 cm. Sheet size: 24 x 29.6 cm. With dedication leaf 'Edith Cast Faber from her Mother (a loving memento) painted by Mrs. J.A. Faber about 1882-1890'. A charming portrait of a young fair-haired child in a wooded setting intently reading a letter.

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