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        The complete suite of Thomson's three contributions to the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, including: "On the Vibrations of a Vortex Ring, and the Action upon Each Other of Two Vortices in a Perfect Fluid"

      PHOTOGRAPHS SENT ON REQUEST. First Editions, comprising: general title-page to the volume for 1882; 1.) On the Vibrations of a Vortex Ring, and the Action upon Each Other of Two Vortices in a Perfect Fluid, 1882, vol 173, pp.493-521; 2.) On the Determination of the Number of Electrostatic Units in the Electromagnetic Unit of Electricity, 1883, vol 174, pp.707-721; 3.) On Some Applications of Dynamical Principles to Physical Phenomena, 1885, vol 176, pp.307-342; quarto, half calf gilt in period style, extracted from The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, neat small uninked embossed library name stamp on general title page, very good copies, London, The Royal Society, 1882 - 1885. The second paper above was Thomson's first paper on the electrostatic unit of electricity. "In 1884 Lord Rayleigh, .resigned the Cavendish Professorship of Experimental Physics. Thomson had by then completed a few imperfect bits of laboratory work, including a determination, at Rayleigh's suggestion, of the ratio of the electrostatic to the electromagnetic units of electricity. Rayleigh had intended to collaborate in this work which, apart from its imperfection, was typical of the Cavendish during this area; but Thomson, unaware of many of the pitfalls, ran away with the project, published hastily, and gave his colleagues, including the Professor, to doubt that he had any future in experimental physics. With these credits and his mathematics, he competed for the chair; much to his surprise, and to the great annoyance of some of his competitors, who included Fitzgerald, Glazenbrook, Larmor, Reynolds, and Schuster, he was elected."(DSB XIII, p. 365). The third paper above was one of a series of works in which Thomson elaborated on his idea that the potential energy of a given system might be replaced by the kinetic energy of imaginary masses connected to it. "This notion, which anticipated the better-known scheme of Heinrich Hertz, could be made analytic by employing a form of Lagrange's equations worked out by Routh. . . . In a series of papers [including this one] . . . Thomson illustrated how to guess at a term in the Lagrangian from a consideration of known phenomena and how, from the term once admitted, to deduce the existence and magnitudes of other effects" (DSB).

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        Un Drame dans une Carafe.

      Dessins par Louis Leloir. Librairie des Bibliophiles, Paris 1882. (8)+LXIV pages + 2 erotic engravings. Bound untrimmed in a contemporary, grey half cloth binding with marbled sidepaper. Leather spine title a bit crackled. A bit of foxing.. Number 10 of just 15 copies printed on »Papier du Japon« (of a total of 500 copies)

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        The Temples and Towers of the Virgen [Grand Cañon District Atlas Sheet IV]

      [New York]: Julius Bien & Co, [1882]. Tinted lithograph by Julius Bien & Co. (Small tears to original fold and a repaired tear in the left margin). 18 3/4 x 30 1/2 inches. 19 7/8 x 32 5/8 inches. A fine image from "one of the grandest publications of the scientific explorations in the American West", by arguably one of the greatest American topographical artists who recorded this important era of westward expansion This magnificent image is from the atlas volume of the official government report of the first great geological survey of the Grand Canyon. The team assembled to carry out the survey included some outstanding talents: Clarence E.Dutton, the scientist; Jack Hilliers, the photographer, and William Henry Holmes and Thomas Moran as artist-topographers. Holmes had already taken part in the Hayden survey of 1872-1877, and after serving with the Geological survey from 1880-1884, he turned to Ethnology and Anthropology, becoming chief of the Bureau of American Ethnology in 1902. From 1930 to 1932 he was director of the National Gallery of Art. The intention of the survey of the Grand Canyon was strictly scientific, but as Dutton writes in his preface, "I have in many places departed from the severe ascetic style which has become conventional in scientific monographs." This is also true of Moran and Holmes: both were clearly inspired by their subjects. As Wallace Stegner wrote in his introduction to the 1977 reprint of the whole work "Later specialization has eliminated from scientific publications most of the elements that make The Tertiary History so charming. No report written as this one is written would now be published by any government bureau. No illustrators like Moran and Holmes would be permitted to illustrate it... A great book... The Tertiary History has kept its value precisely because it does not specialize". Cf. Francis P.Farquhar. The Books of the Colorado River & the Grand Canyon (Los Angeles: 1953) 73; cf. W.B.Reese & G.A.Miles Depicting America (New Haven: 1992) 40.

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      1st edition. Paris: Charpentier 1882. 495 pp. Copy no. 82 of 250 on papier de Hollande. Totally uncut copy bound with orig. wrappers and top edge gilt in nice later halfleather.. Les Rougon-Macquart, histoire naturelle et sociale d'une famille sous le second empire

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        John Jorrocks, Esq. : Four depictions of Surtees's colorful fox-hunting hero of Handley Cross and other sporting novels; watercolor on board, each signed G. Bridgman and dated 1882

      n.p 1882 n.p, 1882. Size 10-1/2 by 14-1/2 inches. The Cockney grocer, resplendent in hunting scarlet and mounted on his intermittently faithful Arterxerxes, is shown waving a greeting to cap-touching rurals, approaching a stream during a hunt, emerging safely on the other side, and wending his way home as dusk falls. . Mitchell, British Equestrian Artists, p. 134 . Of Bridgman, Mitchell notes, "Little can be traced of this caricaturist whose figures all have delightful smiling faces with rosy cheeks and noses. A set of four hunting watercollours is recorded, as is "Boxing night at the music hall". It is possible that the watercolors mentioned are the ones offered here; they appear to have been done as illustrations to one of Surtees's novels, probably his masterpiece, Handley Cross

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        Histoire De l'Art Dans l'Antiquite. Tomes I-VII: Egypte; Chaldee et Assyrie; Phenicie & Cypre; Judee, Sardaigne, Syrie, Cappadoce; Perse, Phrygie, Lydie et Carie, Lycie; Le Grece Primitive; Le Grece De l'Epopee & La Grece Archaique

      Paris: Librairie Hachette. 1882. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Good. In French. Handsome seven-volume set about the life, art, culture and antiquities of countries in the Mediterranean and Middle East. Includes: I. Egypte, 1882, 879p.; II. Chaldee et Assyrie, 1884, 825p.; III. Phenicie - Cypre, 1885, 921p.; IV. Judee - Sardaigne - Syrie - Cappadoce, 1887, 833p.; V. Perse - Phrygie - Lydie et Carie - Lycie, 928p.; VI. Le Grece Primitive, L'Art Mycenien, 1894, 1033 p.; VII. La Grece de l'Epopee, La Grece Archaique (Le Temple), 1898, 691 pages. All volumes first editions. Includes hundreds of engravings and dozens of sepiatone and tinted plates, many double page or folding. Publisher's original highly decorated bright red cloth, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, covers in gilt and black, slightly raised spine bands, all edges gilt, white moire-textured endpapers. Each volume has the armorial bookplate of Allen Curtis on the front pastedown. Volumes I, II, III, IV and VII very good, with some rubbing to the spine ends and along the joints, gilt very bright, good joints/hinges, firm text block, pages very clean and unmarked, small lightened area to front cover of Volume VII. Volume V is generally good with a vertical wrinkle to the front cover fabric (does not interfere with design), dampstains to the top margins of the first hundred and last fifty pages, not affecting any of the printed areas. Volume VI is in fair condition with chips to the spine ends, slightly darkened area to the lower spine, surface crack to rear joint, hinges cracked, text block lightlyl shaken, dampstain to lower inner margin throughout most of the second two thirds of the book, affecting the edges of the printed area of the last fifty pages or so, inner edges of the rear endpapers a bit stuck together from long past moisture exposure (no musty odor). A well- illustrated and highly decorative set.

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        DENVER DOLL, The Detective Queen; or, Yankee Eisler's Big Surround. Beadle's Half Dime Library. Vol. XI. No. 277

      Beadle and Adams No. 98 William Street. New York:: Beadle and Adams, No. 98 William Street.. 1882.. 4to. 11" x 8-1/8". 1st edition, later issue (Johannsen BEADLE 277-1/2DL). Ca 1888. Not in Hubin. 15, [1] pp. Text triple column. Last page an advert.. Printed self wrappers.. Spine indents, indicating the work was probably bound at one time. (and, no doubt accounting for its survival, as well as relatively. nice condition). Overall VG+ - NF (paper beginning to yellow, as. usual).. The 'Denver Doll', our research indicates, has the distinction of being the one of the earliest female detective characters in US fiction. To quote Wheeler, " .. she was a splendid specimen of young womanhood.... It was no secret she was a detective; it was no secret she was a terror to. [sic]" This 'Denver Doll, The Detective Queen' was a creation of the prolific dime novelist Edward L. Wheeler, who initially appears in this 14 November 1882 issue of Beadle & Adam's HALF-DIME LIBRARY series, however, despite the charm & competence imbued by Wheeler, the 'Denver Doll' failed to rouse the enthusiasm of the early 1880's dime novel customers & she quickly faded from the scene a few months later with the publication of the 4th series title [March 1883]. This quick public expiration has, in turn, contributed to the present scarcity of the 'Denver Doll' series titles, as well as her lack of notoriety in today's mystery-collector circles... in fact, many believe that the first female detective in US literature was Amelia Butterworth, who appeared much later in Anna Katherine Green's 1897 work, THAT AFFAIR NEXT DOOR (cf. Blain. FEMINIST COMPANION, p. 456). This the first title in the Denver Doll series and can be said to be quite rare. . Large wood engraving to front wrapper.

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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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        Les animaux chez eux. paris, librairie d'art, l. baschet, 1882.

      Cm. 43,5, pp. (4) 136 (4). Con molte incisioni xilografiche nel testo e 16 splendide tavole all'acquaforte impresse su carta vergata e protette da velina. Legatura coeva in mezza pelle con punte dorso a nervi con titoli e filetti in oro. Taglio di testa dorato. Bell'esemplare, fresco, marginoso ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Si tratta di uno dei 128 esemplari della tiratura di lusso. Rara edizione che contiene 13 capitoli monografici ciascuno dedicato ad un animale, con testo descrittivo e la bellissima parte iconografica per opera del pittore ed incisore francese Auguste Lancon. Cfr. Bénézit: ""...Lancon fut un bon peintre de batailles et d'animaux, mais surtout un remarquable graveur et dessinateur. On lui doit notamment... de très remarquables estampes d'animaux"".

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        L'EVENTAIL (the fan)

      Paris: A. Quantin, 1882. Large 8vo. (10 5/8" x 7 1/8") ________ FIRST EDITION. Bound in full dark blue crushed morocco by EMILE ROUSSELLE; spine with five raised band with gilt across each, gilt-framed and heavily ornamented spine panels with author/title in 2nd panel and date at bottom of spine, boards with triple gilt fillet, double gilt rule along all board edges, densely gilt-tooled inner dentelles and richly marbled endpapers, top page edges gilt, fore- and bottom edges untrimmed, multi-color silk ribbon page marker. ________ PAGINATION: Full page multi-chrome illustration, vi, 143, [1], gilt-on-black tailpiece illustration. ________ Bookplate of H. Stanley Marcus, chairman of the board of the exquisite retail firm, Neiman Marcus, and life-long collector of rare and antiquarian books (see his lengthy biography in Wickipedia). ________ Title-page in red and black with vignette in light blue. Profusely illustrated throughout with charming illustration in blue, brown, red, purple, sepia and green with many used as border illuminations. Also some of the illustrations are printed to rap the text of the pages. Lovely typographical borders, initials, head-&-tail pieces, all after designs and drawings by PAUL AVRIL. ________ Last printed page indicates "Achevé d'Imprimer sure les Presses Typographiques et en Taille-Douce de A. Quantin Imprimeur-Éditeur -- Ce Premier Décembre M DCCC LXXXI" under which is written the numeral 1. ________ Binding has very slight wear (wear to 5th raised band) for the most part clean and wide margined. ________ A VERY LOVELY COPY OF THIS WORK ON FANS AND THEIR SYMBOLISM AND USE., from the ESTEEMED COLLECTION H. STANLEY MARCUS !

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        Two manuscript and printed Chinese military albums, with integral notes, and translations of the text, and French titling: "Clef des Manoeuvres Anciennes des Chinois", and "Dessin des Manoeuvres a l'Europeenne", prepared by Frandon for the French Ministère des Affaires Etrangères

      [China: no date, but with the notes dated "Foutcheou" December 1882]. 2 volumes, tall thin folio. (22 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches). First volume: 18 double- page coloured images with woodcut, hand-coloured, colour-printed, letterpress and manuscript elements, depicting military battle formation plans (exercises 1-9 and 9 general formations), mounted to form a concertina fold-out, the mounts with blue/green silked edges; Second volume: double page manuscript introduction by Frandon bound in at the end, 24 double-page coloured images with woodcut, hand-coloured, colour- printed, letterpress and manuscript elements depicting military formation plans (exercises 1-24), mounted to form a concertina fold-out, the mounts with blue/green silked edges. Uniform binding of typical form: bevelled wooden boards, the upper cover of each work with the titles in Chinese characters cut out of black velvet mounted on gilt and red paper backing, with a manuscript title in French in black ink on red paper framed with card, each volume within a modern red cloth chemise, all contained within a single red morocco-backed cloth, spine gilt. A unique pair of manuscript Chinese military albums: a relic of the Sino-French War of 1883- 1885. Ernest Frandon enjoyed a long and distinguished diplomatic career most of which was spent in a part of the world of great interest to France. Frandon describes this career in some detail in the manuscript 'Etat de Services' which he submitted when he was being considered for a Legion d'Honneur award in 1891. After working briefly in Spain, Frandon moved to Yokohama in November 1880. In November 1882 he received his first posting to China. in Shanghai. His work on the present albums date to the period from April 1883 when he was appointed 'gerant' or manager at the French Vice Consulat at Foutcheou (Fuzhow) in Fujian province. From July 1884 until the beginning of March 1885 he served in Calcutta, before being appointed Vice Consul in Kobe, Japan. He remained there for less than a year before returning to Fuzhow as French Vice Consul at the end of June 1885 where he appears to have remained for the rest of his active career (he retired in 1900). The early period of Frandon's first tour in Fuzhow seems to have been particularly eventful: he was able to provide important information about the harbour at Fuzhow, the Chinese fleet and the new naval yard (built under the supervision of Frenchmen). This all proved to be very useful to Admiral Amedee Courbet during the battle of Fuzhow when the vessels of the French Far East Squadron virtually destroyed the Fujian Fleet, one of China's four regional fleets. Specifically, in his 'Etat de Services' he notes that he sent a report on the defences of Fuzhow and that he found for Courbet the pilots necessary for the fleet to gain entry to the harbour. It appears that the gathering of military and naval intelligence was a significant part of Frandon's duties, and the present albums fall squarely into that category. In fact, according to his 'Etat de Services', Frandon clearly made maximum use of his command of languages during his diplomatic career and submitted a great many well-received reports on numerous aspects of his host nations' life and character. These appear to have varied widely in form, from straight-forward written reports, to the present albums which appear to be specifically referred to by Frandon, as reports on "les excercises militaries Chinois" and "les Forces militaries du Celeste Empire et l'effectif Europeen necessaire pour les vaincre." Frandon is also responsible for specially-commissioned albums of photographs of Chinese manufactured goods (these were exhibited recently to wide acclaim), to actual samples of 'native' goods and manufactures, to 'native' plants, all of which he collected and sent them back to France. Taking a pair of traditional military text-books as his starting point, Frandon here explains (in red ink) and interprets (in black ink) the text and diagrams. As he states in his two-page manuscript introduction in the second of the albums, his intention was to point out traits and weaknesses which could prove useful if a 'European' (i.e. French) army were ever to face the soldiers of the 'Celeste Empire'. The first album offers a key to the so-called 'ancient maneuvers', while the second concentrates on 'European maneuvers' introduced once the Chinese army was armed with European rifles. Each double page plate seems to have been carefully composed using a selection of smaller woodblocks (of individual figures, of small groups of figures, flags, small sections of buildings, tents, etc) which are combined in a way that illustrates each maneuver. Each of the plates in the first album includes extensive explanatory text printed in Chinese characters to one side (which is translated into French in Frandon's neat and legible hand), whilst the plates in the second album are identified only by titles. The use of these small individual woodblocks or stamps to form the plates would have given great freedom to whomever composed each plate, whilst also allowing for the outline of each plate to be completed relatively quickly. Colour was then added using a stencil process and the whole then finished off by hand: adding occasional details, or touches of additional colour. Intriguingly, the entry for Frandon in Figures Contemporaines tirées de L'Album Mariani (Paris: 1901, vol.VI pp.155-156) includes a foot note on page 156 which mentions that Frandon authored a two-volume work in 1883 titled Les Excercises militaries des Chinois, but we have not been able to find any other record of this ever having been published, and it may be that this refers to the present albums and Frandon's (unpublished) notes that they contain.

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        Maticia, or, The New Creation. MANUSCRIPT and copy of the first published edition

      Pittsburgh: H. B. Brockett. 1882, 1914. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Rare Whitmanesque poem by Pittsburgh author in manuscript, as well as a later published version, illustrated by Western Pennsylvania's finest artists. "Written in 1881, illustrated by his artist friends". First published edition, signed by the author. Handsome copy in wraps with plates in black and white. With the oblong quarto manuscript version of this epic, Whitmanesque poem, with two paintings (one by George Hetzel, another by Martin Leisser), and numerous pencil sketches by J. R. Woodwell, A. S. Wall, H. Wegner, F. J. Bussman, and W. H. Algeo. There were the finest artists of late 19th Century Western Pennsylvania, many associated with the "Scalp Level" school of painting named for and area in Westmoreland County near Ligonier, that had particularly beautiful mountain woodland vistas. The manuscript has suffered some water damage, though the drawings and paintings are all in very good condition. Both items are housed in uniform custom clamshell slipcases with green leather gilt spine labels. Rare.

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        The Prince and the Pauper. A Tale for Young People of all Ages. With One Hundred and Ninety-Two Illustrations.

      Boston, James R. Osgood and Company, 1882. Orig. green gilt and black-coloured pictorial full cloth. Capitals w. traces of use. Inner front-hinge weak, otherwise fine. Internally clean. Illustr. 411 pp.. First U.S. edition, first issue w. "Franklin Press" on copyright-page. Type A binding

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        THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER a Tale for Young People of All Ages

      Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1882 First issue with the Franklin imprint on the copyright page.(2), 411pp., frontispiece, 2 blanks at rear, illustrated, bound in publisher's 3/4 calf over marbled covered boards with matching endpapers and edges, spine fully gilt decorated with red and green contrasting labels gilt, clean and bright throughout without foxing, neat previous owner's name; in all a very handsome, clean bright copy.. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Octavo.

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        The Prince and the Pauper

      James R. Osgood and Company, Boston, 1882. The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain. First printing with Franklin Press imprint on the copyright page. Rebound in dark brown ¾ leather with brown pebble design marbled paper. As new binding. Paper labels. Publisher: James R. Osgood and Company, Boston, 1882. Exceptionally clean copy with gilding on top edge. Small smudge on frontispiece facing title-page. 411 pages. Protected by Mylar. Inventory #12-203. Price: $1250.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. As New/No Jacket.

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        The Prince And The Pauper - 1st American Edition

      Boston: James R. Osgood and Company. Near Fine. 1882. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. First American Edition, issued in late 1881, some days after the London and Montreal editions, green cloth binding with plain edges, bright gilt decorations, Franklin Press imprint on copyright page. Binding State A with leaf 8 used as pastedown at back, BAL 3402 and first state errors on pages 124, 263, and 362 (Blanck, Peter Parley to Penrod, pp. 65-6). Only light rubbing to edges, pages are clean. A Nearly Fine copy of a scarce title ; Mark Twain's first historical fiction, later followed by A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. Set in 1547, Twain tells the story of two young boys who are identical in appearance: Tom Canty, a pauper who lives with his abusive father in Offal Court, London, and Prince Edward, son of Henry VIII of England .

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      1882. hardcover. <center><b>in the publisher&#39;s original half-morocco binding</b></center> Twain, Mark [pseudonym of Samuel L. Clemens]. THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER. A Tale for Young People of All Ages. With One Hundred and Ninety-Two Illustrations. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1882. Original publisher&#39;s half morocco with gilt-decorated spine, and marbled boards and leaf edges. <p>First American Edition of Twain&#39;s historical tale for the young. During the last years of Henry VIII&#39;s reign, a prince finds a pauper who looks exactly like him and persuades him to exchange clothes -- at which time the prince is chased from the palace, is forced to live as a pauper, and experiences first-hand the wretchedness of the poor and the cruelty of the law. This was actually published in December 1881, just after the London edition and the Montreal copyright edition.</p> <p>This copy is in the publisher&#39;s original half morocco, one of several bindings available to the purchaser ar varying costs. According to a contemporary prospectus, THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER was available in the usual green cloth (with or without gilt edges), "library" binding (full sheep), half calf, or -- as here -- half morocco.</p> <p>This copy is in near-fine condition (minor wear to the edges of the paper covered boards, but scarcely any wear at all to the morocco); the front endpaper is cracked and reglued. All of these leather bindings are considerably scarcer than the green cloth one, and are rather scarce in this condition. McBride pp 70-72; Blanck 3402. Housed in a morocco-backed slipcase.</p> FANTASY / SCIENCE FICTION / SUPERNATURAL, CHILDREN&#39;S / JUVENILE (Sumner & Stillman Code:5870)

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        The Prince And The Pauper - 1st American Edition

      Boston: James R. Osgood and Company. Near Fine. 1882. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. First American Edition, issued in late 1881, some days after the London and Montreal editions, green cloth binding with plain edges, bright gilt decorations, Franklin Press imprint on copyright page. Binding State A with leaf 8 used as pastedown at back, BAL 3402 and first state errors on pages 124, 263, and 362 (Blanck, Peter Parley to Penrod, pp. 65-6). Only light rubbing to edges, pages are clean. A Nearly Fine copy of a scarce title ; Mark Twain&#39;s first historical fiction, later followed by A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur&#39;s Court. Set in 1547, Twain tells the story of two young boys who are identical in appearance: Tom Canty, a pauper who lives with his abusive father in Offal Court, London, and Prince Edward, son of Henry VIII of England .

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        Minomini Indians making maple sugar [manuscript title]

      [circa 1882]. Pen, ink, and wash drawing on paper, heightened with white gouache, signed in the image lower left corner "R. Cronau" and titled in lower right margin. 18 1/4 x 26 1/4 inches. 20 5/8 x 27 1/2 inches. A fine large-scale original work from one of the great recorders of Native American life. Cronau here depicts a Native American maple sugaring party. The scene shows a small clearing in the woods where two large iron reducing pots are hung over fires that must supply enough heat to evaporate the excess water but not enough to burn the precious sugar. Men and women of the tribe collect the sap from the bins placed beneath the dripping shims placed in the horizontal cuts in the trees; the bins are emptied as they fill and birch-bark buckets used to transfer the sap to the pots. Wood to keep the fire burning is brought into camp on sledges. The process is continuous, so three temporary shelters have been erected. Those not involved in the sugar making tend cooking fires for meals and look after the children. Cronau brings a sympathetic and knowledgable eye to bear, with authentic costumes and tools being used. The Menominee, along with the Ho-Chunk are the only two tribes of Native Americans living in Wisconsin. The name Menominee is actually a version of "manoominii" or "wild rice people": the name they were given by the Ojibwe. Rudolf Cronau is in many respects the artist who comes closest to inheriting Karl Bodmer&#39;s mantle. "Cronau was born in Solingen, Germany and studied at the Royal Academy in Dusseldorf under Andreas Muller and Andreas Achenbach. He went to work in Leipzig as both writer and illustrator for two popular newspapers. In 1881 the paper, Die Gartenlaube, sent him on an extended journey through the Americas to report on natural wonders that the German public would find strange, exotic, and fascinating. He started with articles on New York, Baltimore and Washington, and then headed to Minneapolis where he began a journey down the Mississippi River to Cairo, Illinois. His next excursion brought Cronau to the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in Dakota Territory where he met Sitting Bull and other Native leaders. After an extended stay in the northern plains, he continued on to Yellowstone Park, Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and San Francisco. He returned to the East in the winter of 1881-82 exploring Florida and Louisiana. The following summer and fall, Cronau made his second trip to the West, covering an enormous amount of territory, presumably by train, from Oregon to Texas. During this trip he created twelve articles for Die Gartenlaube. Cronau was to have continued on to South America, but health problems forced his return to Germany late in 1882. Over the next few years he wrote and illustrated three travel books, Fahrten im Lande Der Sioux, Im Wilden Westen, and Von Wunderland zu Wunderland. The latter contained 50 collotype reproductions of his drawings from across America. Most of Cronau&#39;s work is in pencil or ink, sometimes enhanced with watercolor ... All of his drawings are carefully detailed and finely rendered in a style that clearly shows the influence of his training in the German Romantic tradition at the Royal Academy. About 1894, Cronau returned to the United States as a foreign correspondent based in Washington, D.C. After a falling out with his employers, he worked as a free-lance writer in New York. Cronau became an American citizen in 1900. He continued to write magazine articles and books throughout the rest of his life" (Taos and Santa Fe Painters website). Cf. Amon Carter Museum of Western Art Catalog of the Collection ( 1972); cf. D. Dawdy Arists of the American West (1985); cf. P.H. Hassrick Treasures of the Old West (1984).

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        The Complete Works in Verse and Prose of Edmund Spencer (9 Out of 10 Volumes)

      London: Hazell, Watson, and Viney, 1882. Leather Bound. Very Good. Hazell, Watson, and Viney, London. Private circulation only; limited to 100 copies. Simply Gorgeous. 4to. Fully bound in bright,contemporary red levant leather. Gilt embossed borders on boards and spine. Title plates and volume indicators on each spine. 5 raised bands. 6 compartments. Gilt borders inside boards. Tight bindings and solid boards. Minor shelf wear. Slight scuffing, bumping. Gilt page ends. Clean, unmarked pages. Text block is good. Overall, a gorgeous, nearly complete set in very good condition. Please feel free to view our photographs of this lovely collection. Ships daily.

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        The Complete Works in verse and prose

      [London:] Printed for private circulation only,, 1882&#150;4. Edited with a new life, based on original researches, and a glossary embracing notes and illustrations. By the Rev. Alexander B. Grosart &#133; 9 volumes, quarto (259 × 200 mm). Original red straight-grain quarter morocco, spines lettered and numbered in gilt direct, red cloth sides, vellum tips, top edge trimmed plain, other edges uncut. Titles in red and black. Some slight rubbing to corners, otherwise a nicely bound set in very good condition. Large paper edition, limited to 100 sets only issued thus. Although the set was originally planned to be in 10 volumes, no more was published after vol. 9. Ordinary copies were issued in octavo.

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        Autograph musical quotation signed

      4 measures encompassing the range of the violin, marked "Etendue du Violon," notated on a large oblong octavo leaf (167 x 227 mm.). Inscribed "A mon collègue [!] et bon ami A. Fischer... Camillo Sivori Paris 17 Février 1882." & & Very slightly foxed; slight abrasion to right-hand edge. . Sivori "studied violin with Paganini&#39;s former teacher Giacomo Costa... Between October 1822 and May 1823 Paganini was in Genoa, and, favourably struck by the young violinist, decided to give him lessons... Paganini regarded Sivori as the only pupil for whose formation he was responsible (&#39;the only person who can call himself my pupil&#39;, he wrote in 1828)... His virtuoso repertory was based principally on his own compositions and those of Paganini, but unlike his teacher, Sivori also became an exceptional performer of Classical and early Romantic chamber music... A stylish composer, who displayed a lovely melodic vein, Sivori composed around 60 pieces." Flavio Menardi Noguera in Grove online

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        Household Stories from the Collection of the Brothers Grimm translated from the German by Lucy Crane and Done into Pictures by Walter Crane

      London: Macmillan & Co., 1882. First edition A Fine copy. Octavo. Handsome dark green quarto morocco with marbled boards and end papers. Gilt ornament and lettering on spine with 5 raised bands. Gilt title, author and edition set in panels 2,4,6 respectively. T.E.G. Slightly rubbed corners. Small stain on final leaf and endpaper, otherwise a clean. Pp. 269, beautifully illustrated frontispiece, title page, head and tailpieces and ten plates by Walter Crane to accompany dozens of Grimm&#39;s tales translated by Crane&#39;s sister Lucy. A fine achievement.

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        An illustrated essay on the noctuidae North american, with "a colony of butterflies"

      London: John van Voorst, 1882. relié. 16,5x26cm. Edition originale. Reliure à la bradel en plein cartonnage marine, dos lisse comportant de petites traces de frottements sans gravité, deux coins très légèrement émoussés, gardes et contreplats de papier noir. Ouvrage bien complet de ses planches comportant la représentation de 45 papillons rehaussés à l&#39;aquarelle. Très rares rousseurs. - John van Voorst, London _1882, 16,5x26cm, relié. - relié

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        A History of Champagne, with notes on The Other Sparkling Wines of France

      London: Vizetelly & Co, 1882. Hardcover. Very Good -. Contains bookplate and written name/date of previous owner John B. Stanchfield, lawyer and NY Democratic gubernatorial candidate in 1900. Other minor markings on endleaves, but text has no writing or markings. Frontispiece protected by tissue paper. Edges of pages tanned from age. Interior hinges cracked. Green cloth covers have gilt lettering and decorations on front board and spine. All edges gilt. Head of spine chipped, starting at hinges. Boards and corners rubbed, edges fraying. This is an attractive volume inside and out. Full refund if not satisfied.

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        The Formation of Vegetable Mould, Through the Action of Worms with Observations on Their Habits

      London: John Murray, 1882. Sixth thousand, (corrected) 328pp., from the fourth generation of the Wedgwood-Darwin family library with their bookplates, handsomely bound by the family&#39;s favorite binder. D. Dilworth, Newcastle with their small green bindery label, in full tan diced calf, boards single ruled in gilt, raised bands with compartments fully gilt decorated, red morocco spine label gilt, all edges marbled with matching endpapers, a couple of spots of darkening to spine otherwise a fine, bright copy. An important study of vegetable mould and worms which covers the whole surface of the land in every moderately humid country. Generally blackish in color and a few inches in thickness and found in various subsoils around the world.. First Edition. Octavo.

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        San Gimignano.

      XIX secolo. Puntasecca firmata, titolata e datata in lastra "J. Pennel, San Ghimignano, 1882", cm 21 x 26 (alla lastra) pi? margini bianchi. Bella prova raffigurante una veduta in verticale del paese, con le tre torri e con gran parte della piccola cittadina. In primo piano, un campo con olivi, in lontananza i tipici cipressi del paesaggio toscano. Il tutto ripreso da un punto di vista pi? ribassato che guarda verso l'alto e che conferisce allo scorcio il senso di una veduta in cui si riconosce immediatamente l'inconfondibile San Gimignano. Joseph Pennel (Philadelphia, 1857 - 1926) ? stato un incisore, litografo, illustratore e scrittore americano (molti libri li scrisse in collaborazione con la moglie Elisabetta Robin Pennel), le cui opere risultano caratterizzate dal tratto raffinato, incisivo e deciso. Joseph Pennell fu infatti anche un attento viaggiatore, che mise la sua arte al servizio della natura e fiss? sulla carta, con grande maestria, il frutto delle sue osservazioni. Fra XIX e XX secolo, lungo le citt? e le campagne della Toscana, l'occhio dell'artista si sofferm? spesso su luoghi reconditi e su luoghi pi? noti, ch'egli seppe sempre riprodurre con notevole fedelt? documentaria, riproponendoli attraverso tagli e prospettive particolari, che li hanno resi nuovi ai nostri occhi e li hanno riproposti nella loro bellezza ai tanti viaggiatori stranieri. Un volume, catalogo di una mostra tenutasi a Borgo Sansepolcro, ha permesso una scelta significativa di disegni, acquerelli e pastelli di soggetto toscano conservati nel Gabinetto dei Disegni e delle Stampe della Galleria degli Uffizi, e provenienti da quel nucleo di oltre trecento disegni (realizzati per illustrare un libro di Maurice Hewlett) donati dallo stesso artista all'istituzione fiorentina. ? quindi un autore ottimamente riconosciuto a livello internazionale. Ottimo stato di conservazione. .

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        GIORNALE PER I BAMBINI. Si pubblica ogni giovedì. Direttore Ferdinando Martini.

      In-4 p. (mm. 300x223), mz. pelle coeva (risg. rifatti). Di questo celebre settimanale illustrato, che negli anni 1881-1883 pubblicò per la prima volta a puntate "Pinocchio", offriamo l?annata completa del 1882, pp. 848. Il testo di Collodi, cioè la "Storia di un Burattino", che in seguito avrà il titolo definitivo di "Le avventure di Pinocchio", apparve in 26 puntate, dal luglio 1881 al gennaio 1883. L?annata del 1882 contiene 16 puntate. Nel ns. esemplare: il n. 1 restaur. per manc. (non di testo) e con macchiette; con tracce d?uso e qualche alone ma di certo in buono stato di conservazione.

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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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        En Folkefiende. Skuespil i fem Akter.

      Gyldendal, København 1882. 219 sider. Orig. komponeret helshirtingsbind med tresidet guldsnit i den grønne farve. Diskret, samtidigt ejerstempel på titelbladet. Lidt plettet indvendig og ganske let kantslitage. Ellers et godt eksemplar.. Førsteudgaven

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        Nora : A Play [SIGNED & DEDICATED by the TRANSLATOR]

      Griffith and Farran, U.K., 1882. First Edition. Signed by person(s) connected with book. Binding: Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket. First English Edition of the play, now better known as 'A Doll's House' xxiv, 120 pages, size 6.5 inches tall by 4 inches. Book - [SEE SCAN] - in Near Fine [better than Very Good] bright green boards with blind stamped decoration and gilt lettering - light marking to the back board, some bumping to the extreme top of the spine. Contents, light browning to the free front and rear endpaper and last page of text, browning and spotting to translator's dedication page, light marking to the occasional page otherwise clean, bright and tightly bound. Signed and Dedicated by the Translator ' Mr S W Browne With Kindest regards from H F Lord Dec 2, 1882.' to the front free end paper. A Lovely Example of this Highly Collectable Title. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Literature & Literary; Theatre & Plays. Signed by person(s) connected with book. Inventory No: 004688.

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        Orig. handwritten and signed manuscript for "Notes on Matters Parliamentary." 4 pp. 4to.

      N.d. Between 1882 (watermark-date in the paper) and 1886 (year of printing). This is an essay concerning parliamentary matters: "Big as the passing days are with hopes of events/ to come, hard as times are now, and/ troublous as the outlook is, there has seldom passed/ a month in which there is so little/ to say about the proceedings of that "representative"/ body called Parliament which according to the views/ of some worthy persons is the only instrument/ by means of which the construction of Society/ can be carried out..." It is especially related to Chamberlin: "There/ is Mr. Chamberlin's circular to the Boards of Guardians,/ which is as complete an exemplification of/ the helplessness of our present ggovernmental system/ as could be..." and to Ireland: "For after all the question England really is/ Shall Ireland separate with civil war or without it/ And for Ireland: "Shall we be allowed to deal with the Land as we think good?" Due to many handwritten corrections, there are many variations from the printed version.. Printed in April 1886 in "The Organ of the Social Democracy." Volume 2, Number 15

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        Specimen Days & Collect

      Philadelphia: David McKay. 1882-'83. First. First edition, second issue with the McKay imprint. Some modest erosion to the cloth on the spine, paper over the front hinge starting, else a very good copy. Very nicely Inscribed (but not signed) by Whitman to a fellow author: "To Churchill Williams from his friend the Author with love. December 27, 1883." Francis (or Frank) Churchill Williams was the son of a successful playwright, and an 1891 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania (where he was Class President in his Senior year). Aside from publishing two novels (including an interesting portrait of Philadelphia politics, J. Devlin, Boss), he was an active member of the Philadelphia publishing world as a journalist, editor, and publisher. He apparently was well-known to most of the literary figures of the time, and is recorded as a guest at Mark Twain's 70th birthday party. Something of a literary prodigy at Germantown Academy where he attended high school, Whitman's inscription was written to Williams when the latter was 14 years old, a freshman at Germantown, and already winning literary prizes. Presumably Whitman, ensconced across the river in Camden, was warmly acquainted with young Williams, as the affectionate inscription would seem to indicate. Whitman was an active and agreeable signer, but for whatever reason, Specimen Days isn't often found signed by its author, especially with this degree of affection. .

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        [Broadsheet]: Larimore! The Greatest Railroad Center of Northern Dakota! The Only Point Having Two Competing Lines of Railroads in Northern Dakota, Except Fargo

      [No place - St. Louis?]: A. Gast & Co.. 1882. First. Broadsheet. 10.75" x 14" (36 x 27.5 cm.). Slightly misfolded, tiny splits, a small and light stain, still about near fine. One side is text in various interesting typefaces to promote the newly founded city, the verso displays a map of Larimore and a caricature of a black schoolmaster pointing to the city, while a half dozen young black boys carry on happily and mischievously. An unusual western promotional broadsheet with blunt black caricatures. The map is displayed as a wall map in a school, the schoolmaster holds a book that reads "Look here, look there, look way over yonder at the rising young city of Larimore." The books that the children are brandishing also contain praise for Larimore. OCLC locates a single copy, at the Denver Public Library; not in LOC American Memory. .

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        Der Einzige und sein Eigenthum.

      Leipzig, Otto Wigand, 1882. Zweite Auflage. 379 p. Contemporary half leather. Spine not perfect. Bought in Russia according to annotations by Zäta Höglund.. Ur Zäta Höglunds bibliotek

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        Les sept discours touchant les dames galantes... publies sur les manuscrits de la bibliotheque nationale par henry bouchot. paris, librairie des bibliophiles, 1882.

      Tre volumi di cm. 22, pp. (4) xvi, 248 (2); (4) 263 (1); (4) 314 (2). Frontespizi in rosso e nero, ritratto in antiporta e 7 tavole all'acquaforte (incise da Boilvin su disegni di Edouard de Beaumont). Bella legatura coeva in mezzo marocchino rosso con ampie punte, dorsi lisci con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro. Tagli di testa dorati e brossure originali conservate. Marginoso ed in perfetto stato di conservazione. Esemplare appartenente alla tiratura su Grand Papier di 220 esemplari numerati a mano. Il presente n. 121, su Papier d'Hollande con tutte le tavole in tre stati. Cfr. Vicaire I, 588 e segg.

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