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        Armorial historique et généalogique des familles lorraines titrées ou confirmées dans leurs titres au XIXesiècle, renfermant les titres impériaux et royaux, les pairs héréditaires, les majorats, ainsi que les généraux, les préfets, les évêques qui commandèrent ou administrèrent cette province.

      1882 - Elboeuf, Chez l'auteur, 1882; grand in-4, VIII, 718pp, 1f pp., reliure d'éditeur, les grandes armes de Lorraine sont dans un double encadrement doré sur les plats, dos à nerfs, aigles et croix de Lorraine dorés dans les entres nerfs, toutes tranches dorées. Malgré quelques piqûres à quelques feuillets, bel exemplaire de ce classique de l'héraldisme lorrain.

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        Anleitung zur PHOTOGRAPHIE

      1882 - Anleitung zur PHOTOGRAPHIE für Amateure und Touristen mit Rücksicht aud den GELATINE-EMULSIONS-PROCESS von. Mit 1 Tafel in Lichtdruck, 1 Tafel in Photolithographie und in den Text gedruckten Holzschnitten. Wien und Leipzig. Verlag der Photographischen Correspondenz (Dr. E. Hornig). 1882. 4º, 216 x 145 mm., hol., puntas. 110 p. + dos láminas plegadas. Dibujos en texto. Very rare FIRST EDITION, FINE COPY. Ref: Bibliographie der Photographie / Bibliography of Photography. German.Frank Heidtmann, 03515. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1882. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 411 p. First U.S. Edition, actually published in December 1881, just after the London and Montreal editions. Mark Twain's first attempt at historical fiction, and which remains a favorite; it has been adapted numerous times into stage and screen productions.***DESCRIPTION: Original dark green cloth with front and spine decorated in black and gilt, plain endpapers, frontispiece being an illustration of "the great seal", replete with black and white illustrations (per the title page, "with one hundred and ninety-two illustrations") inserted throughout the text; pagination: 411 pages include 7 pages of Notes at the end.***CONDITION: Overall near fine, with a strong, square text block, solid hinges, straight corners with a minimum of rubbing, the interior is clean and bright, and it is entirely free of prior owner markings; the gilt on the front is still quite bright, with little to no rubbing on the front board. The head and tail of the spine do show some small tears, the corners are slightly rubbed, else fine.***CITATION: McBride pp 70-72; Blanck 3402; BAL 3402. This copy has the text in the original uncorrected state (with "estate" on p. 124, "do not" on p. 263, and "reigned" on p. 362). (Also, the copyright page bears the primary Franklin Press imprint, but this is true of just about all copies.) The binding is in the second state, with two blank leaves at the rear and with the top central spine rosette a scant one-sixteenth inch below the decorative fillet.***POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply, please contact seller for details.***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.

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        A History Of Champagne, With Notes On The Other Sparkling Wines Of France

      London: Vizetelly & Co, 1882. First Edition . Green Cloth, Gilt. Very Good +. 11" x 9. Folding Map; Plates. 363, (4 Pp Appendix Of Wine Dealers], {8 Pp Ads]. Original Green Cloth, Gilt, All Edges Gilt, Black Endpapers. Lightly Used, Gilt On Spine Complete And Bright But No Longer Brilliant; Gilt Lettering And Gilt Design On Covers Brilliant But With Some Minute Losses Of Gilt At Within Cover Illustration And Border, Gilt At Edges Of Page Block All Brilliant. Cloth Complete And Square, Slight Fraying Along Edge Of Top And Bottom Of Spine, Pinpoint Fray At Each Tip. Hinges Solid, Signs Of Cracking In Some Places In Gutters But Intact, Very Old Tape Repair Along Inside Of First Free Endpaper Along The Gutter Edge. Contents Very Clean, Just Slight And Even Aging Of Paper. Inscription "With ---- Simon's Compliments November 1882"; Probably Of From The Principal Of Dale And Simon By That Name, The Company Being The Agent For Moet & Chandon In London At That Time. Bookplate Of California Wine Merchant And Writer Robert L. Balzer, A Friend Of Andre Simon From Whom He Received Many Fine Books.

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        The Portrait of a Lady

      Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1882. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. [1881]. First edition, first issue with 1882 on title page and "1881." on copyright page. Good, with light lean to spine, rubbing, soiling and wear to cloth, chipping at spine ends, exposure at corners, inner front and rear hinges exposed and fragile, previous owner details in pencil at front blank, pages toned. First issue, with full stop after date on copyright page.

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        Catalogue Raisonne Des Estampes, Vignettes, Eaux-Fortes, Pieces En Couleur Au Bistre Et Au Lavis, De 1700 A 1800 Jean-Michel Moreau Le Jeune

      Paris: Damascene Morgand Et Charles Fatout, 1882. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Large folio. Text in French. Deluxe edition of 25 copies of this massive catalogue raisonne of Jean-Michel Moreau Le Jeune. Printed on Whatman paper. 750 pp. Comprises Volume VI from Les Gravures Francaises du XVIIIe Siecle. About very good condition in half leather binding. Original wrappers bound in. Covers rubbed and worn in spots. Internally very clean and tightly bound. Very large and heavy volume. Additional shipping will apply for overseas buyers.

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        Report of the commissioners appointed to inquire into and report upon all matters relating to the settlement of the Transvaal territory. Part 1[-2]. With: - Further correspondence respecting the affairs of the Transvaal and adjacent territories.- Further correspondence respecting the affairs of the Bechuanaland and adjacent territories.- Report of the commissioners appointed to determine land claims and to effect a land settlement in British Bechuanaland.- Correspondence respecting the affairs of Pondoland [3 parts].London, George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1882-1888. 2 volumes. Folio. With a total of 21 folding lithographed maps, many coloured in outline. Contemporary brown cloth.

      Collection of eight parliamentary papers, individually published between 1882 and 1888, dealing with disputes and affairs in Transvaal, Bechuanaland and Pondoland. The first volume opens with three subsequent reports on land disputes in Transvaal, resulting from the First Boer War (1880-1881), executed by the Transvaal Royal Commission. It includes numerous telegrams, letters, transcripts of interviews and conferences, and maps showing the boundaries of different territories. The papers on Transvaal are followed by 2 similar reports on Bechuanaland, also including several maps. The second volume deals with Pondoland in the east of South Africa, containing 3 subsequently published papers with correspondence on different affairs in the area.With bookplate. Some parts slightly browned, mostly in the margins, and some occasional minor foxing. One of the folding maps torn along the fold, and one leaf in the second volume also torn, not affecting the legibility of the text. Binding slightly scratched. Overall in good condition.

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        The Life of George Cruikshank in two Epochs.

      1882 - 2 vols. Extra-illustrated with numerous engraved plates, some coloured. First edition. 8vo., contemporary blue morocco, gilt, t.e.g. London, Chatto & Windus. Edges slightly foxed, small area of browning to frontispiece of first vol, but an excellent copy. Tipped in are three original sketches by Cruikshank: two apparently cut out from his notebook, one from an ALS dated February 2nd 1848, with an ink drawing of a man holding an umbrella. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Manuel d'hygiène industrielle comprenant la législation française et étrangère et les prescriptions les plus habituelles des conseils d'hygiène et de salubrité relatives aux établissements insalubres incommodes et dangereux

      Paris, G. Masson, 1882, in-8, VIII-580 pp, demi-precaline brique à la bradel, pièce de titre verte, Quelques figures dans le texte. Législation générale, l'usine et l'atelier, le milieu du travail, salubrité extérieure et intérieure, matière mise en oeuvre... Avec un chapitre sur la législation relative au travail des enfants. Henri Napias (1842-1901) fut le fondateur de la Société de médecine publique et d'hygiène professionnelle. Étiquette de don de la bibliothèque des Liouville à l'Institut catholique de Paris et cachet annulé de ce dernier. Dos passé.

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        The Epic of Kings - Stories retold from Firdusi.

      T. Fisher Unwin, London., 1882. First edition. Folio. pp xlviii, 339. Preface by Edmund W. Gosse. Full parchment with bevelled edges and elaborate decoration in blue, red. tan and gilt; top edge gilt.Number 100 of 200 copies with the two etchings by Alma Tadema both signed by the artist.Covers a bit marked and rubbed. Snags to tail of spine. Very good. The two etchings are fine.

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        Ottoman Poems. Translated into English in the original Forms. With Introduction, Biographical Notices, and Notes.

      London, Trübner & Co. and Glasgow, Wilson & McCormick, 1882. 4to. Original green cloth, spine lettered in gilt, gilt-stamped Ottoman crescent and star blocked in gilt onto front cover; pp. [iii]-lv, 272, title printed in red and black and with wood-engraved vignette, frontispiece printed in gold and black (gazel of Shahin Ciray, Khan of the Crimea), four lithographic portraits; very light wear to edges, offsetting from endpapers, apart from two inoffensive spots to the margin of one preliminary leaf a fine copy internally, ownership inscription on front paste-down, dated 1909. First edition, one of 345 copies printed. Dedicated to J. W. Redhouse, who wrote the first English work on Ottoman poetry, On the History, System and Varieties of Turkish poetry (1879), this is 'a monumental work on the history of Ottoman poetry. Although Gibb never visited Turkey, he had a profound sympathy with Moslem thought and was greatly esteemed by the Turkish intelligentsia' (Atabey). Atabey 494 (private binding, only three portraits, as frequently).

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        The Portrait of a Lady

      Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1882. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. [1881]. First edition, first issue with 1882 on title page and "1881." on copyright page. Good, with light lean to spine, rubbing, soiling and wear to cloth, chipping at spine ends, exposure at corners, inner front and rear hinges exposed and fragile, previous owner details in pencil at front blank, pages toned. First issue, with full stop after date on copyright page.

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        Madeira Spectroscopic being a Revision of 21 Places in the Red Half of the Solar Visible Spectrum with a Rutherford Diffraction Grating at Madeira (Lat. = 32° 38' N., Long. = 1h 8m W.) during the Summer of 1881.


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        Argon, a New Constituent of the Atmosphere

      First edition, first printing and a very fresh and attractive copy. The discovery of argon led to the Nobel Prize for co-discoverers Lord Rayleigh and William Ramsay. "Few discoveries have been as dramatic as the discovery of argon in the atmosphere by Lord Rayleigh and William Ramsay, professor of chemistry at University College, London. The discovery of argon involved a bitter public dispute concerning the legitimacy of a chemical element whose most important characteristic was its inertness, and which forced the chemists to reassess the very notion of a chemical element" (ODNB). Rayleigh had begun work to determine the densities of atmospheric gases in 1882. In 1892 he uncovered a strange discrepancy between the atomic weight of atmospheric nitrogen and nitrogen derived from ammonia. Further experiments led him to the conclusion that the extra weight represented an unknown constituent of the atmosphere, and in 1894 Rayleigh and Ramsay joined forces in an attempt to isolate it. "Letters were written to The Times criticizing Rayleigh's and Ramsay's work, especially their unwillingness to make public the details of their investigations. Rayleigh and Ramsay kept the details private until they were absolutely certain about the new element because they wished to receive (which they did) the Smithsonian Hodgkins prize for discoveries associated with the atmosphere. The final announcement was made at a meeting of the Royal Society at University College, London, on 31 January 1895, less than a week after Lord Kelvin in his presidential address to the Royal Society had referred to the discovery of the new constituent as the greatest scientific event of the year. Lord Kelvin chaired the meeting to which the councils of both the Chemical and the Physical Society were invited. There were 800 people present when Ramsay read the paper. Rayleigh's comment at the end was quite characteristic: 'I am not without experience of experimental difficulties, but certainly I have never encountered them in anything like so severe and aggravating a form as in this investigation' (Rucker, 337)" (ODNB). Washington D. C.: The Smithsonian Institution, 1896. Large octavo. Original green cloth, titles to upper board gilt, yellow coated endpapers. Corners and tail of spine bumped slightly affecting leaves, else a very fresh copy in excellent condition.

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        Wanderings in Balochistan

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

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        Die Aetiologie der Tuberculose. (Nach einem in der physiologischen Gesellschaft zu Berlin am 24. März gehaltenen Vortrag) (pp.221-230).

      BKW, 19. - Berlin, August Hirschwald, 1882, 4, VII, (1), 800 pp., Halbledereinband der Zeit. First Edition, First Appearance in Print of Koch's epochal paper on which he announced March 24 his discovery of the tubercle bacillus, this paper also contains the first statement of "Koch's postulates".... The greatest and best known of all of Robert Koch's labors ... For this work, in the face of the teaching of the day that tuberculosis was the result of nutritional disturbances, Koch took his place as the greatest bacteriologist of his day and one of the greatest physicians of all time. By the discovery of the actual cause of tuberculosis, real scientific progress was possible toward controlling this widespread affliction. For his discovery of the bacillus of tuberculosis Robert Koch received the Nobel Prize in 1905. " Medical Classic II, No.8, pp.719Robert Koch (1843-1910) studierte zuerst in Göttingen Mathematik und Naturwissenschaften, ging aber schon nach zwei Semestern zum medizinischen Studium über, in dem namentlich der Anatom HENLE, der Physiologe MEISSNER und der Kliniker HASSE besonderen Einfluß auf ihn übten. 1865 - noch als Student - Assistent am Pathologischen Museum, wurde er 1866 promoviert und ging dann für ein Halbjahr nach Berlin. In demselben Jahr erhielt er eine Stelle an der Idiotenanstalt Langenhagen bei Hannover, ließ sich aber 1868 als Arzt in den märkischen Städtchen Niemegk, 1869 in Rakwitz (Posen) nieder. Er nahm am Deutsch-Französischen Feldzug teil und bereitete sich, nach Hause zurückgekehrt, für das Physikatsexamen vor. Nach der bestandenen Prüfung wurde er zum Kreisphysikus des Kreises Bomst in Wollstein ernannt, wo er neben Privat- und Amtspraxis unter primitivsten Verhältnissen jene Untersuchungen begann, die ihn zu unsterblichen Ruhm führen sollten. Hier konnte er nicht nur die bereits von POLLENDER, BRAUELL und DAVAINE im Blute Milzbrandkranker entdeckten Stäbchen feststellen, sondern auch ihre Dauerform beobachten und damit die Aetiologie des Milzbrandes in ihren Grundlagen mit Sicherheit feststellen. Nachdem er wenige Monate eine Stelle als Medizinalbeamter bekleidet hatte, aber wieder nach Wollstein zurückgekehrt war, wurde er 1880 als Regierungsrat und ordentliches Mitglied des Kais. Gesundheitsamtes nach Berlin berufen. 1891 übernahm er unter Aufgabe seiner akademischen Tätigkeit die Leitung des für ihn gegründeten Instituts für Infektionskrankheiten.-cf.Fischer, p.784f. 1881 "begann Koch seine grundlegenden Arbeiten über die Tuberkulose, die in der Entdeckung des lang gesuchten Tuberkuloseerregers ihre Krönung fanden. Hierüber berichtete er in der denkwürdigen Sitzung der Berliner physiologischen Gesellschaft am 24.März 1882 (...) Zunächst schilderte Koch den mikroskopischen Nachweis des Tuberkelbazillus als charakteristisches, kleines, unbewegliches Stäbchen, das sich im tuberkulösen Material konstant finden läßt, allerdings nur durch bestimmte Färbeverfahren.(...) Es folgt die Schilderung der Reinkultur, die Erfüllung der zweiten Forderung des Erregernachweises(...). Mit der Klärung der dritten Frage, "ob die isolierten Bazillen, wenn sie dem Thierkörper wieder einverleibt werden, den Krankheitsprozeß der Tuberkulose auch wieder zu erzeugen vermögen", konnte Koch das letzte Glied in der Beweiskette einfügen und zusammenfassend sagen: " Alle diese Versuche zusammengenommen berechtigen zu dem Ausspruch, daß die in den tuberkulösen Substanzen vorkommenden Bazillen nicht nur Begleiter des tuberkulösen Prozesses, sondern auch die Ursache desselben sind, und daß wir in den Bazillen das eigentlich tuberkulöse Virus vor uns haben". Nach dem Vortrag war, wie Loeffler berichtet, "nicht ein einziger im Saal, der nicht, wenn auch wider Willen, von der Richtigkeit dessen, was er gehört und gesehen, überzeugt gewesen wäre und gefühlt hatte, daß er einer epochemachenden, die ganze Medizin erschütternden Verkündigung von ungeheuren Konsequenzen beigewohnt hätte, und diese Konsequenzen wurden von Koch sofort mit scharfer Logik gezogen. Paul Ehrlich bezeichnete später (1910) diesen Vortrag als sein "größtes wissenschaftliches Erlebnis"." (F.Loeffler: Dtsch. med. Wschr. 33 (1907) S.449 + P.Ehrlich: Frankf. v. 2.7.1910, Nr.15) A.Berg.Garrison & Morton No.2331 Heirs of Hippocrates, No.1075 Biblio. Wall. 5331 Dibner, Heralds of Science, 134 Sparrow, Milestone of Science, No. 118 Nobel, The Man and His Prize, pp. 192ff. Grolier, 100 Books famous in Medicine, no. 80. Milesstones in Microbiology, Ed. by. Thomas Brock (1961), pp.109-115

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        Ueber einen neuen Formbestandtheil des Blutes und dessen Rolle bei der Thrombose und der Blutgerinnung. Untersuchungen (pp.261-332, 1 lith. Tafel mit 14 Fig.).

      Virch. Arch. path. Anat., 90. - Berlin, Verlag von Georg Reimer, 1882, 8, (2), IV, 560 pp., 10 lith. plates., Halbledereinband. The first German translation with additions of "Su di nuovo elemento morfologico del sangue dei mammiferi e della sua importanza nella trombosi e nella coagulazione".Discovering 'discoid corpuscles'. "In 1881, Giulio Bizzozero (1846-1901) reached the pinnacle of his scientific productivity with the discovery of a "...constant blood particle, differing from red and white blood cells", the existence of which "...has been suspected by several authors for some time". Bizzozero named this third morphological element of the blood piastrine " the Italian for 'small plates' they were called Blutplättchen in German and petites plaques in French (subsequently called plaquettes), and in English they were later named 'platelets'. He described them as discoid corpuscles without a nucleus, consisting of a membrane and a matrix in which there were a few dispersed granules" haemoglobin was never present. Before his investigations, several researchers had observed platelets in the blood, but they regarded these particles either as degenerated and disintegrated leukocytes, or as clots of fibrin or a particular kind of microbe. Between 1877 and 1879, just before Bizzozero made these observations, the renowned French haematologist George Hayem published a series of papers with a fairly clear description of platelets. However, he considered them to be the precursors of red blood cells that is, 'haematoblasts'. In 1880, Ernst Neumann still related platelets to erythrocytes, but instead of considering them as their precursors, he thought they were artefacts derived from faded and altered red blood cells as a result of the incorrect techniques that were used to study blood.Bizzozero was the first person to clearly regard platelets as a third morphological element of the blood, unrelated to erythrocytes and leukocytes. He observed them in vivo under the microscope as colourless and transparent particles, around 2/3 mum in diameter, which circulated in the blood of the mesenteric vessels of anaesthetized rabbits and guinea pigs. Moreover, in many species of mammal, including humans, he observed platelets as isolated corpuscles in the first blood drops taken from a wound, but only after very rapid preparation, as they were unstable elements that soon underwent morphological changes to form granular aggregates " Paolo Mazzarello, Alessandro L. Calligaro & Alberto Calligaro: Timeline: Giulio Bizzozero: a pioneer of cell biology. Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology 2 (2001/10), pp.776-784Further we find in this important volume by Bizzozero, G. & Vassale, G. "Ueber die und die physiologische Regeneration der Drüsenzellen bei den Säugethieren" (pp.155-214).Garrison & Morton No. 881 (1st. Ital. ed. (1882)

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        History of Queens County, New York, with Illustrations, Portraits, & Sketches of Prominent Families and Individuals

      W. W. Munsell & Co., New York 1882 - Large quarto. 577 pages. Map of Long Island (with closed tear). At the time this book was published, Queens included current Nassau County, so the text touches on Hempstead and other areas. Numerous wood engraved illustrations and steel engrave portraits. Nicely rebacked in brown leather with leather label reproducing the cover titling. Original boards have some minor edgewear & soiling. Overall, an attactive, clean volume. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Brockhaus' Conversations Lexikon - Allgemeine deutsche Realenzyklopädie

      Liebe Sammler, hier verkaufe ich die dreizehnte Auflage des Brockhaus aus dem Jahr 1882. Es handelt sich hierbei um die Bände 1-12. Die Bücher sind in dunkelbraunem Leder eingebunden und golden verziert. Die Einbände sind stark abgenutzt und die Buchrücken zum Teil abgerissen. Die Seiten sind allerdings noch in einem guten Zustand und einwandfrei lesbar. Es handelt sich hier um ein echtes historisches Schmuckstück, das in keiner Sammlung fehlen darf.

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        Cours de Code Napoléon.

      Paris, Auguste Durand et L. Hachette et Cie [et d’autres éditeurs], 1857-1882, demi-basane fin XIXe, dos à nerfs (demi-reliure moderne à l’identique pour les deux derniers volumes). –Qq. rousseurs, ff. des deux derniers vol. uniformément roussis, cachets d’une bibliothèque privée sur 24 faux-titres et sur 5 titres. - 31 volumes in-8 ; Le cahier 22 du tome 26 provient d’un autre exemplaire.2e édition pour les tomes 1 à 13; édition originale pour les tomes 14 à 31. Très rare complet.Dramard, Biblio. raisonnée du droit civil 72, ne mentionne que 29 volumes: les deux derniers volumes ont été publiés après la parution de cette bibliographie."MM. Durand et Hachette ne sont que les vendeurs de l’ouvrage; le véritable éditeur est M. Lahure, Imprimerie Générale.Les volumes portent en faux-titre seulement l’intitulé de Cours de Code Napoléon, puis Code civil; chacun donne en titre l’indication des matières qui y sont comprises. Après avoir conçu son œuvre sur le plan d’un cours de code civil, l’auteur n’a pas tardé à y apporter une modification, et ce cours se compose désormais d’une série de traités."Cette combinaison, nous dit-il, m’a permis, tout en conservant à mon œuvre l’unité que je m’efforce d’y imprimer, de consacrer à chacune de ces matières une étude plus spéciale et plus complète En même temps que l’ouvrage forme un tout dont les différentes parties sont naturellement adhérentes, ces parties sont distinctes les unes des autres et forment autant de traités particuliers qui peuvent se détacher de l’ensemble et se suffire à eux-mêmes." Ils seront relevés séparément suivant l’ordre que leur attribue la division du Code civil. Quelques-uns ont eu plusieurs éditions." (Dramard).Ce monument est resté inachevé: il s’arrête à l’article 1386.Les cours d’Aubry et Rau, et ceux de Demolombe ont "exercé, pour des raisons différentes, une influence considérable sur la jurisprudence. Ils ont été les deux plus hautes autorités que les avocats pussent citer devant la justice." (Planiol, Traité élémentaire de droit civil, 6e édition, tome 1, p. 50).1er vol.: De la publication, des effets et de l’application des lois en général. De la jouissance et de la privation des droits civils. Des actes de l’état civil. Du domicile. –2e vol.: Traité de l’absence. –3e et 4e vol.: Traité du mariage et de la séparation de corps. –5evol. : Traité de la paternité et de la filiation. –6e vol.: Traité de l’adoption et de la tutelle officieuse. De la puissance paternelle. –7e et 8e vol.: Traité de la minorité, de la tutelle et de l’émancipation. De la majorité. De l’interdiction et du conseil judiciaire. Des individus placés dans un établissement public ou privé d’aliénés. –9e et 10e vol.: Traité de la distinction des biens. De la propriété. De l’usufruit, de l’usage et de l’habitation. –11e et 12e vol.: Traité des servitudes ou services fonciers. –13e à 17e vol.: Traité des successions. –18e à 23e vol.: Traité des donations entre-vifs et des testaments. –24e à 31e vol.: Traité des contrats et des obligations conventionnelles en général.

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        The Land of the Morning: An Account of Japan and Its People, Based on a Four years' Residence in That Country. Including Travels into the Remotest Parts of the Interior.

      Edinburgh, James Gemmell, 1882.. Royal octavo. Pp. xx, 689, (2) publisher's catalogue. Plus double-page map and 2 plates. With 19 woodcut illustrations throughout the text; woodcut tail-piece. Hardcover, bound in the original publisher's full pictorial cloth by Hunter of Edinburgh, both sides as well as spine are illustrated and richly highlighted in gilt, original floral endpapers; spine-ends very slightly bumped with minor wear to corner-tips. In about fine condition. A lovely copy preserved entirely in the original state. ~ First edition. The Rev. Dixon resided in Japan for four years, occupying during that time the Professor of the English Language and Literature's chair in the Imperial College of Engineering, Tokyo. He returned to Scotland in 1880 in order to study for the ministry, and wrote his impressions of Japan in "The Land of the Morning" in which he gives an interesting account of Japan and the Japanese. On March 4, 1882, shortly after the publication of the book, the reviewer of "The Spectator" wrote: "The judgments that the author passes on men and things, on national habits and customs, have all the appearance of reasonableness and impartiality. They lean to the favourable side, nor is this strange, considering the kindness and courtesy which the author almost uniformly met with, even in his remotest journeys. But there is nothing of blind partiality."

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        A Directory for the Navigation of the Indian Ocean, with Descriptions of its Coasts, Islands, etc., from the Cape of Good Hope to the Strait of Sunda and Western Australia, including also the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf; the Winds, Monsoons, and currents, and the Passages from Europe to its various Ports. Fourth Edition.


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        1882 1ed Under the Sunset by Bram Stoker Bizarre Illustrated VAMPIRES Dracula

      London : Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington, 1882. First edition. - 1882 1ed Under the Sunset by Bram Stoker Bizarre Illustrated VAMPIRES Dracula “It is told that all the evil things that live in the marshes are the disobedient children of death who have left their home and cannot find their way back again” Bram Stoker, Under the Sunset From the author of the famed horror classic ‘Dracula,’ Bram Stoker wrote ‘Under the Sunset’, a collection of short stories dealing with the bizarre, the fantastic, and evil. It is charmingly illustrated with full-page and in-text illustrations. While Stoker gained most of his popularity from ‘Dracula,’ this book helped establish Stoker as a literary goliath in the late 19th-century. Item number: #1220 Price: $750 STOKER, Bram Under the sunset London : Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington, 1882. First edition. Details: • Collation complete with all pages: 190, [5] o 33 Illustrations by Fitzgerald and Cockburn • Binding: Vellum Hardcover; tight and secure • Language: English • Size: ~8in X 6in (20cm x 15cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 1220 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Brentano's Chess Monthly

      Published by Brentano Bros Publication, New York 1882 - 192 pages with color chess problems, including frontispiece, tables, diagrams, drawings. Royal octavo (9 3/4" x 7") bound in brown modern cloth with gilt lettering to spine. G Reichelm was the editor of the "Game Department"; J N Babson editor of the "Problem Section". Art work and drawings by R. Halm. (Betts: 7-28) First edition. Preceded by Brentano's Monthly which had a chess column in the monthly magazine. Started in May 1881 and was issued in two volumes, volume one May 1881 through April 1881; volume two May 1882 numbers 1 and 2 and 3 together (August-September 1882) all published. This wonderful publication had great art work by R Halm with many of the prominent players of the day. The beautiful color problem plates were contained in most of the numbers issued and the problem department was very creative with many of the best known composers represented. It contained chess news from Europe and would have articles on chess history and covered the tournaments of the day. Condition: Rebound in modern brown cloth, some internal fingering, some occasional small marginal markings, previous owner's name on front end papers else a very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Unrecorded Title: The Practical and Scientific Watchmaker's Descriptive Record, Combined Financial and Mechanical Business Journal. By a Practical Watchmaker of Many Years Experience. Copyright 1875; the Trade Supplied By O.H. Woodworth Co.Columbia City

      Davis Brothers, [San Francisco] CA. 1882 - This printed and filled in watchmaker's ledger spans a decade of business from 1883 through 1895, and consists of his detailed business accounting, with 129 pages, of the 200 bound pages, filled in. Manuscript notations fill in the printed places for detailed information on each repair transaction on every pocket watch that was serviced. Information on each watch included customer's name, class of movement and number of movement, number and type of metal of each case, type of repair, cost of the repair, and price of watches sold. A rich source on American horology and business history. Original folio ledger, measuring 13" X 8." Unrecorded in OCLC, and completely absent from the trade and any standard bibliographies. Leather spine is worn and chipped, hinges cracked at front and rear. Scattered staining to text, although generally quite clean. Binding is still secure and sound, text block solid. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Monograph of the Jacamars and the Puff-Birds, or Families Galbulidae and Bucconidae

      printed by Taylor & Francis, published for the Author by R.H. Porter, London 1882 - (12 3/8 x 9 7/8 inches). 1p. list of subscribers, letterpress title with wood-engraved vignette. 55 hand-coloured lithographic plates by John Gerrard Keulemans, printed by Hanhart. With the original parts front wrappers bound in the rear. Early red half morocco and red pebble-grained cloth-covered boards, spine in six compartments with raised bands, ruled in gilt on either side of each band, lettered in gilt in the second and fourth compartments First edition of this beautifully-illustrated monograph, limited to 250 copies, with plates by Keulemans: "the major bird book illustrator" of his time (Jackson). John Gerrard Keulemans (1842-1912) is described by Christine Jackson as "the major bird book illustrator for 30 years at the end of the 19th century" ( Dictionary of Bird Artists of the World , 1999, p.314), and an artist who "worked to a consistently high standard." This is certainly true of the excellent illustrations in the present work. Every species is carefully depicted against a naturalistic background, with the plummage precisely indicated and beautifully coloured. Sclater notes in the preface that "The Jacamars and Puff-birds formed the subject of some of my earliest studies in Ornithology. Of the former of these families I published a Synopsis in 1852, of the latter in 1856. Since those dates I have not failed to add to my series of examples of both groups whenever the opportunity has presented itself. Assisted by the additional materials thus acquired, and by the excellent collection of the birds. in the cabinets of my friends Salvin and Godman . it has been a great pleasure to me to go over former ground and . to give a complete account of what is as yet known of the Jacamars and Puff-birds." The work was issued in seven parts by Sclater, each part priced at one guinea. The size of the work was intended to be uniform with Dresser's Birds of Europe, Sharpe's Kingfishers, Marshall's Barbets , and Shelley's Sun-birds. The Jacamars and Puffbirds are insect-eating birds, natives of the Caribbean, central and south America, and are apparently related to the trogons and woodpeckers. They inhabit the dense tropical forest, and can usually be seen sitting motionless on trees from which they fly out to catch insects on the wing, then return to crack them on a branch before eating them. Anker 451; Fine Bird Books (1990), p.106; Nissen IVB 840; Wood, p.558; Zimmer, p.561. 7 parts in one volume, royal quarto [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Leçons cliniques sur l'épilepsie

      Paris, Bureau du progrès médical, Delahaye et Lecrosnier, 1882, in-8, [2] ff, 87 pp, 1 pl. hors texte et 16 pp. de catalogue d'éditeur, broché, couverture imprimée de l'éditeur, ÉDITION ORIGINALE de cet ensemble de leçons données par Valentin Magnan à l'asile Sainte-Anne qui furent recueillies et publiées par Marcel Briand, médecin inspecteur adjoint des asiles d'aliénés de la Seine. Cet ouvrage comprend 6 leçons ayant pour objet d'étude l'épilepsie, ses formes diverses et ses traitements. En effet, Magnan définissait l'épilepsie comme "une névrose à paroxysmes, caractérisée par des accès intermittents, avec perte de connaissance, accès qui peuvent se montrer sous forme d'attaques convulsives, de vertiges, d'absences ou de délire spécial (épilepsie larvée)." Ce trouble neurologique héréditaire peut trouver sa source dans plusieurs causes : l'alcoolisme, la folie du père ou de la mère, le mariage consanguin des parents et, dans quelques cas rares, des émotions morales comme la frayeur. Magnan interrogeait également la responsabilité des épileptique à travers ces leçons. Ces réflexions sont par ailleurs illustrée d'une planche hors texte présentant un comparatif de deux diagrammes d'attaques épileptiques, l'une d'un chien, l'autre d'un enfant de 16 ans. Valentin Magnan (1835-1916), disciple de Jean Pierre Falret, fut aliéniste et professeur à Sainte-Anne durant toute sa carrière. Il s'intéressait de près à la question de la folie héréditaire. En outre, en 1886, s'ouvrait à la Société médico-psychologique, une discussion sur les signes physiques, intellectuels et moraux de la folie héréditaire, à laquelle Magnan prenait une part active. (SEMELAIGNE, II, p.210 et suiv.) Bon exemplaire malgré quelques taches sur les plats. Cachet ex-libris du docteur Carrier sur la page de titre.

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        To the Gold Coast for Gold a Personal Narrative.

      1882]. 1882 - First edition. 2 vols. Folding maps & one plate. 8vo. Nineteenth century half calf. xii, 354, 32ads.(Oct. 1882); vi, 381pp. London, 1883 [but These volumes were bought, in Colchester for £2.2s.6d on the 10th October, 1882 as is attested by the original owner, this corresponds to the date on the ads. This is more than double the price mentioned by Penzer (21/-). Penzer, p106. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Vice Versa or A Lesson to Fathers

      London: Smith, Elder & Co., 15 Waterloo Place, 1882. First edition. vi, [2], 364pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Brown cloth, pale yellow endpapers. Fine. Bookplates of T.M. Middlemore-Whithard & Blairhame. In tan slipcases. First edition. vi, [2], 364pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Wolff 170; Sadleir 57; Martin John Turner, A Bibliography of F. Anstey, no. 1

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      [N.p., but Chicago, 1882. 24pp. Narrow octavo. Original printed pictorial wrappers. Light soiling and wear, vertical crease to center of pamphlet. Minor internal soiling. Just about very good. Promotional pamphlet for the Burlington & Missouri River Railroad Company, advertising lands for sale in Nebraska. The cover claims, "No state offers greater advantages in soil, climate, rail roads, market facilities or grand opportunities to the farmer and stock raiser than Nebraska." The text commences on a high note: "This is the State whose latch string is out, and offers homes and promises of prosperity to all who will come." The emphasis is agriculture and stock raising, with glowing essays including "Great Grazing District," "Livestock in the State," "Orchards and Groves Planted," "The Pure Air of the Prairies," "The Herd Law - No Fences Allowed," "The Cheapest Lands in America," "Sheep Raising in Nebraska," "Education the Birthright of Every Nebraska Child," etc. OCLC lists two similar items, each in a single copy: one at Yale with the imprint of Lincoln: State Journal Co., 1881?; and one at the Huntington with the imprint of St. Louis: A. Gast, 1881? The present copy has no imprint. A. Zeese & Co., the Chicago engraving firm who is attributed on the first map, specialized in half tones, zinc etching, relief-line, lithogravure, and photoelectric type. Chicago seems to us the most likely place of printing for all the editions noted above.

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        Apidae Europaeae (Die Bienen Europa's) per Genera, Species et Varietates Dispositae atque Descriptae

      Gumperda & Berlin: Privately published, 1882-1884. vi,(2),122,[7]-36*,(2),123-1071,(2), 17 lithographed plates. . HB. 2 vols bound in one, 8vo, cont. half morocco, marbled boards, minor rubbing. One leaf creased during printing with old repair to foot, minor loss of a few letters of text. Vg.. Text German with species descriptions and keys in Latin. Tomus I: Nomada, Bombus, Psithyrus et Andrena; Tomus II: Osmia. Very rare in complete state..

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        Asie Mineure.

      1882 - depuis les Temps les plus anciens jusqu'a la Battalille d'Ancyre, en 1402. [With] TEXIER (Charles). Asie Mineure Description Géographique, Historique et Archéologique des Provinces et des Villes de la Chersonnése d'Asie. 2 vols. 6 folding maps & 64 plates. 8vo. Contemporary quarter cloth, French marbled boards spines gilt. [iv], 530; [iv], 758pp. Paris, Firmin-Didot, 1878 & A very attractive set of volumes bringing together the work of two of the most important writers on Asia Minor. In order to make a more balanced pair the first 32 plates of Texier are bound in at the end of the Le Bas volume. Trained as an archaeologist, Texier superintended excavations at Ostia before departing for the Levant. He made three journeys to the region between 1834 and 1836, returning to France in 1837 to start work on Description of Asia Minor. This book, ?probably the greatest work of exploration made by a single traveller? (Blackmer), was not so much an account of his journey but rather the summation of the information he had collected en route. Le Bas meanwhile started his archaeological travels some ten years later, travelling throughout Greece and Asia Minor from January 1843 to December 1844, and collecting more than 4000 inscriptions along the way. Blackmer, 1646; Atabey, 1212. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Carte autographe signée à la Comtesse de Potocka. Désirs laconiques : "si vous saviez ce que je demande au ciel"

      Precious autograph card signed on a bristol to the author's number and to the heading of his home of 83 rue Dulong, addressed to the famous Countess Potocka, of which he was one of the most fervent "Macahabés" or "dead of love" .Maupassant had a real passion for this muse, which inspired him several characters, including Christiane Andermatt in Mont-Oriol , and the Baronne de Frémines in Notre Coeur.These little gray cards with the initials of Maupassant served to the almost instantaneous messenger writer generally destroyed after reading.Sometimes, however, at the turn of a rendezvous, a chaste prayer slides towards the licentious declaration and the dedicatee keeps this improvised sweet note."It is understood, madam, but at what hour, eleven or twelve o'clock?"I pray for you morning and evening.If you knew what I ask of heaven?Allow me, madam, to kiss your hands.Maupassant. "Françoise Mobihan admirably describes the apartment at 83 rue Dulong where Maupassant lived from 1881 to 1884 and in which he knew his first worldly successes:"Three rooms kitchen, rent of 450. Tired of the hustle and bustle of the rue Clauzel and the Bréda district, Maupassant quietly starts, with the Batignolles, its gradual migration towards the west of Paris and its bourgeois districts. New, but well-known land: Gustave, his father, moved two hundred years earlier, at 72, bd des Batignolles, in front of Chaptal College, on the fourth floor of 83 rue Dulong, in a small Stone, its three rooms calm and luminous, on street and courtyard, allows Guy to write at a steady rate his chronicles and news - La Maison Tellier, Mademoiselle Fifi ... - a first novel - A life - and organize For his friends, confreres and conquests, married or not, often animated evenings, such as the one that earned him a shot in hand and was cared for by his concierge. 'to ten- Seven invitations a day - Guy first hired a cook, then, in November 1883, a valet, François Tassart, 27, who will accompany him in all his travels and will be devoted to him until the tragic days of the house Of Dr. Blanche. Invaded by piles of books and "cluttered with trinkets like a boudoir of little mistress" 5 - according to friend Maizeroy - this apartment will be a permanent challenge to his know-how. 5 Gil Blas, 3 July 1882. Quoted by Marlo Johnston, Guy de Maupassant, Fayard, 2012, p. 414. 3 At the bottom of the building, at the Cardinet crossroads, pass the trains that run from the Saint-Lazare station to the banks of the Seine and Normandy. From his window, Guy no doubt looks at them. Exactly as Georges Duroy did in Bel Ami (1885), from the top of his little room in the rue Boursault, on the other side of the railway.[Paris] (circa 1882) 11,5x9cm un carton et son enveloppe

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        ALBUM ARTÍSTICO 1882

      - Madrid. Láminas dobles de la revista La Ilustración Española y Americana. 41x58 cm. 34 láms. grabadas en b/n. (2 plegadas). Encuadernado en Holandesa piel de época. # láminas [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Apidae Europaeae (Die Bienen Europa's) per Genera, Species et Varietates Dispositae atque Descriptae

      Privately published 1882-1884, Gumperda & Berlin - vi,(2),122,[7]-36*,(2),123-1071,(2), 17 lithographed plates. . HB. 2 vols bound in one, 8vo, cont. half morocco, marbled boards, minor rubbing. One leaf creased during printing with old repair to foot, minor loss of a few letters of text. Vg. Text German with species descriptions and keys in Latin. Tomus I: Nomada, Bombus, Psithyrus et Andrena; Tomus II: Osmia. Very rare in complete state. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Deseret News Supplement. Truth and Liberty. Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, Thursday, April 27, 1882 -- Constitution of the State of Utah

      Salt Lake City, Utah Territory: [Deseret News Company]. Very Good. 1882. Newspaper. Broadsheet having text on recto and verso, with leaf divided into three columns of text and measuring 21 1/4" tall by 14" wide. This is a supplement of the Deseret News. In very good condition, this newspaper supplement has moderate toning and soiling at bottom edge, left corner has a small piece missing, right corner has a minor dampstain, and moderate bleeding from text is apparent on recto. This supplement, issued by "Deseret News," contains the Constitution of the State of Utah from Articles I - XVII along with a column and a half of advertisements. Charles W. Penrose was editor from 1880 to 1892 and again from 1899 to 1907. "The Deseret News began as a weekly newspaper in Salt Lake City on June 15, 1850, just three years after the Mormon pioneers founded the city. Established by the Church under the direction of Brigham Young, the News has had uninterrupted publication to the present...From the beginning, the Deseret News has championed the U. S. Constitution and 'truth and liberty '" (Harold B. Lee Library, BYU) . ; 2 pp .

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        Carta sincronologica de Historia Universal formada por Francisco J. Zavala segun el sistema de la publicada en Ingles, por Adams

      1882 - Magnificent and mammoth Guadalajara early publication made for education purposes. 1882. Guadalajara. Dionisio Meade. Chromolithography, mammoth size, c.6500 x 700 mm. All the panel in excellent condition, one wooden piece of the support missing, overall very good, especially considered the destination it was meant for. 12,000 $ A remarkable Guadalajara publication, made for education purposes and modeled after that of Adams (published in New York), this Carta Sincronologica contains significant material on North American and Mexico´s history, both ancient and contemporary to it´s publication, ending with the history of the English colonies in North American, and the image of Porfirio Diaz. A significant part of the document is after that of Adams, and highlights the most significant events, philosophers, historians, people´s, etc., and is illustrated with maps, portraits, monuments and historical buildings, biblical scenes translated into Spanish by Zavala; the influence of religious teachings is evident, as the Carta begins with an image of the Garden of Eden portraying Adam and Eve, and uses biblical chronology as the basis for the construction of the chart. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        La Cuisine Classique Etudes Pratiques, Raisonnees Et Demonstratives De L'Ecole Francaise

      Paris: E. Dentu. 1882. Later printing. Volume II only (of two). Fair in half leather with paper covered boards, the top two inches of the spine is missing, wear along the spine edges, corners bumped and worn through, text is in excellent condition. Text is in French. .

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        Voltaire. Bibliographie de ses oeuvres.

      Emile Perrin, 1882. 4 volumi in-8? (cm. 22,3), solide legature coeve in m. pelle e angoli con nervi ai dorsi, titolo in oro ai comparti, piatti marmorizzati, tagli superiori dorati, risguardi in carta decorata (conservate le brossure editoriali a stampa leggermente brunite); pagine in ottimo stato con 3 ritratti incisi su tavole f.t. e due facsimili. Edizione originale in tiratura limitata di 550 copie stampate su Papier de Hollande. Ottimo esemplare dell'importante bibliografia sull'illuminista.

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        Specimen Days & Collect

      David McKay, Philadelphia 1882 - First edition, second issue with the McKay imprint. Some moderate erosion to the cloth on the spine, paper over the front hinge starting, else a very good copy. Very nicely Inscribed 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 book about 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. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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