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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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        EL CRIMEN DE UN CLERIGO. Novela Escrita En Portugues. Traducida Por Un ex- Jesuita. + EL PADRE AMARO Segunda Parte De EL CRIMEN DE UN CLERIGO. ( EL CRIMEN DEL PADRE AMARO )

      Imprenta De Juan Iniesta. 203 + 220 Paginas., Madrid 1882 - Editadas en Madrid en 1882 y 1884 respectivamente, creemos son LA PRIMERA EDICION ESPAÑOLA de O CRIME DO PADRE AMARO. Pertenecientes ambos tomos a la Biblioteca Democratica y Anti-clerical. Los dos tomos con burdos refuerzos en bordes de cubiertas. ATENCION : Solo un ejemplar de la Primera Parte en la Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal. DESCONOCIENDOSE LA SEGUNDA PARTE tanto en la B.N.P. como ambas partes en la Biblioteca Nacional de España. Oferta Especial: La librería Clio ofrece por tiempo limitado un descuento del 10% en todo su inventario. All items discounted by 10%. Precio original de este ejemplar / Original price of this book: 4000. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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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.

      [Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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      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]

      [Bookseller: EDITORIALE UMBRA SAS]
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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..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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      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]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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      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. .

      [Bookseller: Dennis Holzman Antiques]
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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 .

      [Bookseller: M & A Simper Bookbinders]
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      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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      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.

      [Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books]
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      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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      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

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints]
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      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".

      [Bookseller: Adams & Adams - Booksellers]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Artisan Books & Bindery]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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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.

      [Bookseller: The Kelmscott Bookshop]
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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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      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.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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      1882. London: Wm. Isbister, 1882. Original sage green cloth decorated in black. First Edition of this collection of five short stories, published in December 1881. In addition to the title story, they are "The Lady of Launay," "Christmas at Thompson Hall," "The Telegraph Girl" and "Alice Dugdale." Curiously, there is also a two-volume Isbister edition of this book (though with continuous pagination), yet this single volume edition is earlier. Since Trollope had wanted the book to be published in one volume only, but then died a year later, Sadleir hypothesizes that Isbister grabbed the opportunity of issuing left-over copies of the book at a two-volume price now that its author could no longer complain.~This copy is in sage green cloth, which is the color most often (though not frequently!) encountered; copies were also bound in blue and in scarlet, without priority. This is a very good-plus copy -- minor wear at the lower extremities, and a trace of soil on the front cover. Sadleir places FRAU FROHMANN in the upper half of Trollope's books in terms of scarcity, and in fact this is only the third copy (and first green one) that we have handled. Sadleir (TROLLOPE) 61.

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
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        A Pictorial History of the World's Great Nations, from the Earliest Dates to the Present Time - [Volumes 1-3]

      New York, S. Hess [C1882-], 1882. 1st Edition. Description: v. Fronts. , illus. , plates, ports. 29 cm. Paged continuously. Subjects: World history. Greece--History--Juvenile literature. Rome--History--Juvenile literature. Very good copies all in the original gilt-blocked full dark Morocco leather. Raised bands; spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat dulled and rubbed. Remains quite a well-preserved set overall.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Dzierzon's Rational Bee-Keeping:

      London, Houlston, 1882. 1st English transl. from the German of 1878.. HARDBACK, recent full calf, with original printed card covers bound in, pages: xvi, 350, (vi) - adverts., many illustrations, includes a calendar, 122mm x 183mm (4.75" x 7.25"), former owner's name on original front cover, some light spotting to half-title, preliminaries, adverts. at rear and lightly on some other pages, original covers are marked and chipped at edges, light inactive worming affecting upper margin of 4 leaves, otherwise a very fine copy. Very scarce. Later copies with 'second thousand' on title-page dated 1882 appear to be identical. British Bee Books 365. From the S A Baldwin Bee Library.

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        The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft. Thirty-nine volumes

      San Francisco: A. L. Bancroft & Co., 1882-1890. 39 volumes; illustrated, numerous color folding maps; bound in contemporary full calf, bindings worn with several covers detached but present, one volume lacking the spine covering, overall internally clean and tight. Photos available upon request.

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        The Life of George Cruikshank In Two Epochs

      London: Chatto and Windus, 1882. First edition. leather_bound. 20th century full crushed scarlet levant morocco. Teg. 2 vols. Fine./No Dust Jacket. Cruikshank, George. 284 & 280 pp. 18 1/2 x 12 cm. Extra illustrated, more than 50 plates from other works, many hand-colored, some double-paged, most inlaid to size. FREITAG 1974. A brilliant set, internally clean and fresh, covers and spines bear Cruikshank's designs tooled in gilt within and over arabesques in blind, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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      Paris: G. Charpentier, 1882. First edition, WARMLY INSCRIBED by the author, Émile Zola to Edouard Noël, most probably the important author and critic. Noël wrote with Edmond Stoullig, "Les Annales du Theatre et de la Musique," for 1891, which contained a comprehensive review of every new play presented at the principal Paris theatres during the past year, as well as much other interesting information. One of Zola’s plays was included in the work. 8vo, in a handsome binding by Stikeman of three-quarter deep brown morocco and marbled boards, the spine gilt ruled and stippled on raised bands and lettered in gilt in one compartment, retaining the publisher’s original front and rear wrappers of yellow paper printed in black, t.e.g.,others untrimmed. 521 pp. A fresh, fine and very well preserved copy with the original wrappers bound in and well protected by an attractive binding. The binding is in fine condition, the wrappers very well preserved and quite fresh, internally, unusually nice and with only very light age mellowing. SCARCE FIRST EDITION INSCRIBED BY ZOLA WITH A LARGE BOLD SIGNATURE. POT-BOUILLE (Stew Pot) is the tenth novel in the Rougon-Macquart series. The novel is an indictment of the hypocritical mores of the bourgeoisie of the Second French Empire. It is set in a Parisian apartment building, a new and modern development in housing at the time. The title reflects the disparate and sometimes unpleasant elements lurking behind the building's new and decorative façade. When the English edition was issued, the publisher was charged with obscenity and found guilty under the Obscene Publications Act. A very scarce copy of the first edition and utterly rare in signed, presentation format.

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        The Graver & The Pen, or Scenes from Nature with Appropriate Verses

      S. L. Osbourne & Company 1882 - First edition. 5 1/2" x 4 1/4". Original greenish-grey wrappers with title printed in red, stitched, with red thread. Fine, fresh copy. 24 pages. No signatures or bookplates. Enclosed in a full red morocco slipcase, by Stikeman. Very scarce. Beinecke 188 - an estimated 100 copies were printed by Mr. Crerar of Kingussie. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Houle Rare Books/Autographs/ABAA/PADA]
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        Selections from the Hesperides

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1882. First edition thus. 4to. With drawings by Edwin A. Abbey. Original yellow stamped cloth, a.e.g. Spine rubbed and soiled, else very good . Inscribed from William Merritt Chase to his wife-to-be Alice "Pansy" Gerson on Xmas 1884. The two were family friends and eventually were married in 1886. Together they had 8 children. A great association Provenance: Directly from the Chase family

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

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

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      Gotha: Justus Perthes.. Good. 1882. Hardcover. 1882 world map mounted to old cloth backing with old red binders tape along edges to protect the map. It is an 8-fold map and separated at all the folds, but because it is mounted to the cloth backing it is neatly a one-piece large map. The map has some mild foxing to the borders, but it is in very attractive condition. The colored area of the map is free of foxing. The back of the cloth is foxed but clearly isn't the area that will be seen, it is only indicative of the backing being done probably in the late 19th century as well. It is housed in brown cardboard covers that are separated at the spine and with the title, date, cartographer, and details (in both English and German) about the map. The map itself is in English. It has metal loop hangers attached to the back so it can be hung without a frame. A rare and wonderful map. .

      [Bookseller: New Boston Fine and Rare Books]
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