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        The LETTERS Of CHARLES DICKENS. Edited by his Sister-in-Law and Eldest Daughter. In Two [Three] Volumes

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1882. 1st edition, all. Original purple cloth elaborately stamped in gilt & black (professionally rebacked). All volumes with original spine laid down, with Vol III having some stamping lost at bottom. A VG set.. 3 volumes (ix, [3], 463; [4], 464; [4], 308 pp). Index in Vols II & III. 8vo.

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        Tahiti

      

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        The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth and Marvels by Thomas Ingoldsby Esquire [pseud] Carmine Edition

      London: Richard Bentley & Son, 1882, 1882. A later edition of this Victorian classic. Fine copy.. 8vo, later full red morocco by Bumpus, elaborate gilt decorated spine, gilt lettering, a.e.g. Frontis, engraved title and 19 plates after Cruikshank, Leech and Barham's self portrait. First published in 1840-47, Barham's Ingoldsby Legends went through countless editions in the 19th century. This one is handsomely bound by Bumpus of Oxford.

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        HISTORICAL AND BIOGRAPHICAL ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF DELAWARE.

      Wilmington: Aldine Publishing and Engraving Co. 1882. thick 4to. original full leather stamped in blind, all edges gilt. (ii), 572 pages. B1-1493, Historical sketches of various aspects of Delaware life by W.W. Taylor, N.B. Smithers, George P. Fisher, James H. Groves and Henry C. Conrad followed by individual chapters on different church histories by such authorites as Bishop Alfred Lee. Separate chapters devoted to "Public Improvements and Industries" followed by a large number of biographical sketches of individual Delawareans. Filled with illustrations of buildings and Delaware scences and portraits of people. Covers rubbed especially along hinges. Old ownership inscription from Dover, Delaware resident on first blank page.

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        Paddle and Portage, From Moosehead Lake to the Aroostook River, Maine

      Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1882. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Inscribed by the author. First edition, 1882. Pictorial brown cloth hardcover with gilt titles on the front cover and on the spine, floral endpapers, 148 pp., illustrated, folding map in rear pocket, clean unmarked text, Very Good copy, tide-mark dampstaining or discoloration to the very top of most pages, minor creasing or tearing to a few pages, light rubbing or wear to the edges of the covers including minor splitting or fraying at the tips, no dust jacket. We have housed the book in mylar. Signed and inscribed by Steele on the first blank.

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        La forêt bleue

      First Edition, one of the rare copies printed on Holland paper paper (We know of at least two) unknown bibliographies leading copy. Bound in black half morocco with corners, back with five nerves embellished with ornate golden dotted double gilded boxes inlaid with red leather inset, date tail, gilt fillet on covers, covers and spine preserved, golden head on witnesses binding signed Blanchetière. Beautiful autograph of the author (José-Maria de Heredia) "First flute player of the modern ancient times, the teacher friend of Pan and goat-feet, this humble and distant echo of an adorable syrinx ... Jean Lorrain "Our copy is enriched with an autograph letter signed by the current of 2 sheets sent to (Leon) Vanier connected volume header author. Exceptional copy superbly prepared. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Alphonse Lemerre Paris 1882 13x19,5cm relié

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        Oeuvres Complète. Précédée de L'Histoire de la Vie de Molière par Voltaire

      L. Hébert, Librairie-Éditeur, Paris 1882 - Nouvelle édition. Ornée de 19 Gravures sur papier de Chine. 7 vols. 8vo. Bound in 3/4 blue morocco, gilt spine. Bookplate of Van Nest family. About fine Ornée de 19 Gravures sur papier de Chine. 7 vols. 8vo

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        The Portrait of a Lady

      Houghton Mifflin and Company 1882 - First Edition, First Printing with the year 1882 printed on the title page and a period after the year 1881 printed on the copyright page. A beautiful copy bound in the publisher's ORIGINAL brown cloth. The binding is tight with minor wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Leaves of Grass.

      Philadelphia: Rees, Welsh & Co.,, 1882. Octavo. Original ochre cloth, titles gilt to spine and front, light blue endpapers. Portrait plate inserted facing Song of Myself. Robert B. Sweet illustrated bookplate. Ink ownership inscription. Clipping showing the Jo Davidson statue of Whitman in Bear Mountain Park laid down to front free endpaper. Spine a little darkened, light rubbing to ends and corners, otherwise a smart copy, entirely sound, internally clean, and generally in excellent condition. First edition thus, the seventh overall, quite scarce, and a very nice copy. This is the first Philadelphia edition to be printed following the book's censorship in the previous year, Osgood's edition having been labelled by the Massachusetts Attorney General as "Obscene and Ordered To Be Removed From Sale". Osgood refused to publish further, expressing concern to Whitman that "We are ... naturally reluctant to be identified with any legal proceedings in a matter of this nature". Rees, Welsh & Co boldly took up the text, under the direction of a young David McKay, printing from plates of the Boston edition of 1881, though with some alterations. They produced four printings thus (all indistinguishable from one another) before the plates were issued under McKay's own imprint. This copy has the inserted portrait plate of Whitman following page 28, facing the beginning of Song of Myself.

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        Specimen Days & collect

      Philadelphia: Rees Welch & Co., 1882. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. This book is clean, tight, square with very good corners and unmarked. It has the bookplate of Moses Ainsworth Walsh who is probably the chemist mentioned in Whitman's day book. it is mildly bumped/rubbed at the edges, most noticeable at the ends of the spine. It has the Whitman photo with butterfly tipped in on page 123. It has pale green, decorative end papers and 375, bright, clear pages plus ads. The boards are covered in yellow cloth with gold titles and designs on the front and a gold facsimile signature on the front.

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        Abraham Lincoln (The Rarest Lincoln Biography)

      Little, Brown, & Company Publishers, 1882 One of only 50 copies of Lincoln's biography penned by his secretary, John Nicolay. Of the fifty printed to secure copyright for Encyclopedia Brittanica, ten were known to be destroyed. One copy appeared in a dealer catalog from 1952. Then you have to go back to the 1920s and earlier to see any at auction. Scarce.******** Light soiling along the edges of the cover. Shadow of bookplate and paperclip. Leaves lightly age toned, but quite clean. A very good, sound copy of an extremely fragile title. Chemised in custom half leather slipcase. Precedes the common 10 volume biography of 1890. *****From the library of Henry Poor, noted turn of the century banker, broker, and founder of the firm that would become Standard and Poor's.

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

      E. Dentu, Paris 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Leaves of Grass.

      Philadelphia: Rees, Welsh & Co., 1882 - Octavo. Original ochre cloth, titles gilt to spine and front, light blue endpapers. Robert B. Sweet illustrated bookplate. Ink ownership inscription. Clipping showing the Jo Davidson statue of Whitman in Bear Mountain Park laid down to front free endpaper. Spine a little darkened, light rubbing to ends and corners, otherwise a smart copy, entirely sound, internally clean, and generally in excellent condition. Portrait plate inserted facing Song of Myself. First edition thus, the seventh overall, quite scarce, and a very nice copy. This is the first Philadelphia edition to be printed following the book's censorship in the previous year, Osgood's edition having been labelled by the Massachusetts Attorney General as "Obscene and Ordered To Be Removed From Sale". Osgood refused to publish further, expressing concern to Whitman that "We are . naturally reluctant to be identified with any legal proceedings in a matter of this nature". Rees, Welsh & Co boldly took up the text, under the direction of a young David McKay, printing from plates of the Boston edition of 1881, though with some alterations. They produced four printings thus (all indistinguishable from one another) before the plates were issued under McKay's own imprint. This copy has the inserted portrait plate of Whitman following page 28, facing the beginning of Song of Myself. Myerson A2.7.d-g

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        Opera Omnia. Iussu et Auctoritate Bernardini a Portu Romatino, Aloysii a Parma, Aloysii Lauer & David Fleming. Edita Studio et Cura PP. Collegii a S. Bonaventura.

      Ad Claras Aquas (Quaracchi) prope Florentiam. Ex Typographia Collegii S. Bonaventurae. 1882-1902 (1995). 9 volumes (of 10) in 10 bindings. & Indices tom. I.-IV. (together 11 vols.). Orig. wrappers (paperbacks) Together ca. 7000 pp. Mostly printed in 2 columns. Uncut, mostly unopened. Folio (37 x 26 cm). Text in Latin. (volume 9 is missing!, covers of few volumes sl. dam., sl. worn) Although still very good. See image. ¶ Volumes 5,6,7,8 & 10 in photolitho reprint, Assisi 1991 - 1995. ¶¶ Contents: Volumes I-IV (in 5 bindings) : In Primum Librum Sententiarum. V: Opuscula Varia. Theologica. VI: Commentarii in Sacram Scripturam. VII: Commentarius in Evangelium S. Lucae. VIII: Opuscula Varia ad Theologiam Mysticam et Res Ordinis Fratrum Minorum Spectantia. (not present/ missing: IX: Sermones de Tempore, de Sanctis, de B. Virgine Maria et de diversis) X: Operum Omnium. Complementum. & Indices in tom. I.-IV.

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

      James R. Osgood 1882 - First American edition, first printing, first issue of the imprint and second state of text, "A" state binding. (Franklin Press imprint on copyright page. Errors are corrected in text. Single publisher imprint on title page. As for binding, last leaf used as paste down with one blank preceding it, with central rosette on spine a close 1/8" below fillet.) 411 pp. Very Good or better. Rubbing to cloth, wear at head and tail, exposed tips, rear hinge starting, a few finger smudges in text. Nice shape overall. Twain's classic novel with its rare "A" binding as established in Bibliography of American Literature. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Zululand and Cetewayo

      

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        The Origin of Species by means of natural selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life

      London: John Murray, 1882. Sixth edition. Hardcover. near Very Good. Sixth editon, with additions and corrections to 1872 (Twenty-fourth Thousand). 8vo. Pp xxi + 458 with foldout chart tipped-in between p 90 and p 91. Contemporary calf boards stamped in gilt on the spine and upper panel. Printed prize label for Oxford Local Examination, Manchester Centre dated 1883 on the front pastedown endpaper. Gilt stamping to upper boards is a roundel stating Oxford Local Examinations Manchester Centre. Small bookseller printed label to rear pastedown: J. E. Cornish Bookseller 33 Piccadilly Manchester. Marbled endpapers and the book block is marbled at the three edges. The leather is a little rubbed at the edges and a touch worn at the head and tail of the spine. The title label on the spine is absent. The hinges are a little weakened, but the binding is tight and the text is clean. Overall a nice copy.

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        The Portrait of a Lady

      Houghton Mifflin, Boston 1882 - First American edition. 1882 (1881). First issue with "1881," on copyright page. Green-brown cloth with gilt decorations; dark brown endpapers. 520 pps. Generally very good, Some wear and shallow loss at the foot of the spine, shallow fraying at top spine edge, wear at the tips. Front and rear hinges starting but text block is still firm. Tiny 19th century booksellers ticket as well as prev. own. bookplate front pastedown. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Crónica de la Orden de N. Seráfico P. S. Francisco, Provincia de San Pedro y San Pablo de Mechoacán en la Nueva España

      Mexico City: Imprenta de J R Barbedillo, 1882. xv+488 pages with appendices. Octavo (8 1/2" x 5") bound in quarter leather with gilt lettering to spine in stiff boards. From the library of Professor George M Foster. Second edition.Alonso de la Rea was born in Queretaro in 1610. He wrote his Cronica in 1637-1639, providing data on Michoacán and Jalisco. For many matters he leaned heavily on Torquemada, who in turn had copied them from Mendieta. Ricard, quoting an 18th century opinion, mentions that Rea lacked interest in chronology to an excessive degree. His work was however, an official and methodical chronicle of the province, preserving considerable detail about it. Rea's Cronica ... 1639 was first published in 1643, and is now a bibliographical rarity. The volume is divided into three books, totaling 92 chapter. Book 1 describes the region, products, people, their dealings with Aztecs, their general traits, religious rites, the last native emperors, and coming of the Spaniards. This is followed by arrival of the Franciscan missionaries, with biographies of some of these pioneer friars. Book 2 begins with the division of the province between Michoacán and Jalisco (1606) and contains numerous biographies of the members of that order. Book 3 is also a series of lives and an account of the Custodio del Rio Verde. The second edition was published in Mexico (1882). It includes additional relevant documents in three appendices. At the end of the text there is a table of contents, but no index.George McClelland Foster, Jr born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on October 9, 1913, died on May 18, 2006, at his home in the hills above the campus of the University of California, Berkeley, where he served as a professor from 1953 to his retirement in 1979, when he became professor emeritus. His contributions to anthropological theory and practice still challenge us; in more than 300 publications, his writings encompass a wide diversity of topics, including acculturation, long-term fieldwork, peasant economies, pottery making, public health, social structure, symbolic systems, technological change, theories of illness and wellness, humoral medicine in Latin America, and worldview. The quantity, quality, and long-term value of his scholarly work led to his election to the National Academy of Sciences in 1976. Virtually all of his major publications have been reprinted and/or translated. Provenance from the executor of Foster's library laid in.Condition:Foster's stamp to title. Corners bumped, edge wear to boards, rubbing to paper boards else a very good copy.

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        La Roulette et le Trente-et-quarante

      - X, 338pp. Paris, Delarue, s.d. [1882], in-8, X, 338pp, percaline bleue à la bradel, dos lisse avec pièce de titre, couvertures conservées (ateliers Laurenchet), Figures et tableaux dans le texte. PREMIERE EDITION. L'auteur est en fait Jules Arnous de Rivière (1830-1905), l'un des meilleurs joueurs d'échecs français du XIXe siècle et un théoricien des jeux. Bel exemplaire [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Das Blumenjahr in Bild und Lied. Eine Blütenlese neuerer deutscher Lyrik. Pracht-Ausgabe. Mit 12 Aquarellen von Johanna Brehmer

      Frankfurt, Waldmann 1882 - Die seltene Prachtausgabe im großen Format mit den schönen farbfrohen Blumenmotiven als Monatsbilder, darin kalligraphisch verzierte Verse von Heinrich Heine, Hoffmann von Fallersleben, Emanuel Geibel, Hermann Lingg, Friedrich Rückert. - Tadelloses Exemplar X, (2), 192 Seiten, 12 farblithogr. florale Tafeln Original-Leinen mit reicher Goldprägung, Moirée-Vorsatz, Goldschnitt, Gr.4°

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        Jerusalem zur Zeit Jesu Christi

      Artist: Zimmerman E ; issued in : Freiburg iB; date: 1882 - - technic: Lithography; colorit: colored; condition: Mounted on Japan paper; size (in cm): 48 x 67 - description: Beautiful bird s eye view of Jerusalem with description of all important buildings of the city

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        Under the Sunset

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, 1882. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Second edition. Presentation copy signed by Bram Stoker on the half title page, inscribed to "Mrs. John Foord with grateful remembrance of Bram Stoker New York 1884." Foord was a Scottish-born journalist, at one point working as the editor-in-chief for the New York Times. Very Good, with rubbing to cloth at extremities and wear at corners and spine ends, light scuffing. Several hinges slightly exposed throughout. Sporadic foxing to pages, bottom page corners lightly bumped, and light offsetting to end sheets. Signed by the author.

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        Poor Archie's Girls. A Novel. In Three Volumes

      London: Smith, Elder & Co.. 1882. First. First edition. Three volumes. Publisher's smooth tan cloth with a decorative design blocked in olive-green over boards, lettered in gold on the spines, blocked in blind on the back covers, floral-patterned endpapers. Modest foxing to the back of the free endpapers and facing title and final text pages, else near fine. A scarce, handsome triple decker. OCLC locates only 6 copies. .

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        Du délire des négations

      Paris, V.-A. Delahaye et Lecrosnier, aux bureaux du progrès médical, 1882. 1882, 1882, in-8, 35 pages, maroquin noir moderne, dos lisse, titre doré en long, gardes de papier noir [Louise B.], Première édition du tiré à part de cet article paru dans les Archives de neurologie (n° 11 et 12, 1882). Jules Cotard (1840-1889), élève de Charcot et de Vulpain à la Salpêtrière, présentait en 1880 à la Société médico-psychologique ses observations sur une malade internée à la maison de Santé de Vanves, au cours d'une dissertation intilutée "Du délire hypochondriaque dans une forme grave de la mélancolie anxieuse". Deux ans plus tard, il approfondit son sujet dans "Du délire des négations" qui comporte, in fine, un tableau synoptique faisant un parallèle avec le délire de persécution. C'est le point de départ du "syndrome de Cotard", le seul auquel il a donné son nom, qui se caractérise par un état de mélancolie dépressive et d'hypocondrie conduisant à la négation, de la part du patient, de ses propres organes. Semelaigne II, p. 238. Bel exemplaire, enrichi d'un envoi de l'auteur à son ami de la faculté de Médecine de Paris, Adrien Proust, père de l'écrivain

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        Chancellorsville and Gettysburg.

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1882. First edition. Octavo, original blue cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Wm. E. Doubleday with the affectionate regards of the author." The recipient William E. Doubleday was first cousins to Abner Doubleday. In very good condition with light rubbing and wear to the extremities. Books signed by Doubleday are rare. General Abner Doubleday is best known as the man who invented baseball, but his admirable service on behalf of the Union earned him a reputation as a solid commander and patriot. He saw action at Fort Sumter where he aimed the first gun fired against the rebellion; at Antietam, Fredericksburg, and Chancellorsville, where he lead the First and later the Third Divisions of the First Corps of the Army of the Potomac; and finally at Gettysburg, where he commanded the entire First Corps after the death of General Reynolds early in the morning of the first day. Facing powerful assaults from Confederates, the outnumbered First Corps fought, under Doubleday's calm leadership, a valiant holding action that culminated in high casualties, but gave General Meade the crucial time he needed to reinforce the battlefield. Chancellorsville and Gettysburg, originally commissioned as part of the landmark Campaigns of the Civil War series, provides stern judgements of Generals Meade and Howard; astute insights into other generals such as Hooker, Reynolds, and Sickle; and penetrating, minute-by-minute analyses by a leading participant of these two pivotal battles. Although the fierce resistance by the First Corps during the bloody late afternoon of July 1 never received its due praise, Doubleday's account of Chancellorsville and Gettysburg stands as a passionate, uncompromising tribute.

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        Life, Letters and Writings of Charles Lamb

      1882. LAMB, Charles. The Life, Letters and Writings of Charles Lamb. Edited by Percy Fitzgerald. London: John Slark, 1882. Six volumes. Octavo, contemporary full tan polished calf, raised bands, gilt-decorated spines, morocco spine labels, marbled endpapers and edges. $1600.Lovely set of the works of Lamb, including his correspondence with Coleridge, Wordsworth and Hazlitt.“No figure in literature is better known to us than Lamb. His writings, prose and verse, are full of personal revelationsÂ… He numbered among his earliest friends Coleridge, Southey, Wordsworth, and among his later Proctor, Talfourd, Hood, Leigh Hunt, Hazlitt, Crabb RobinsonÂ… No man was ever more loved by a wide and varied class of friends” (DNB). Frontispiece portrait in the first volume. Faint foxing to first and last few leaves of each volume. A lovely set, finely bound.

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        Aufgaben zum Übersetzen ins Lateinische - Dritter Teil: für Ober-Tertia und Unter-Secunda mit Verweisungen auf die Grammatik von Ellendt-Seyffert

      Weidmannsche Buchhandlung 1882 - S. 287 Hardcover/Pappband, Weidmannsche Buchhandlung 1882, Achte Auflage, 287 Seiten, Ehem. Bibliotheksbuch mit den üblichen Änderungen einer Bibliothek wie Stempel - Kategorieaufkleber - usw., Text in altdeutscher Schrift, Seiten innen: nur vereinzel mit Eintragung (überwiegend sehr sauber und sehr gut erhalten), Buchschnitt nachgedunkelt, Cover: Ecken und Kanten leicht berieben/bestoßen, Buchrücken: Leinenkante vorne/oben brüchig/eingerissen (intern: 59L/Grau - weißer BA (Tx 13-3)/Altdeutsch Antiquarisch/Ohne Titel am Buchrücken/HC-2) Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 510

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        Fine Autograph Letter signed to Colonel Byng (1840-1901, Empress Frederick of Germany, wife of Friedrich III, eldest child of Queen Victoria & mother of Kaiser Wilhelm II)

      1882 - hoping he will "accept this very trifling souvenir, (a tiny pin) to wear sometimes in recollection of those good days so hurriedly spent . during wh. you took such kind care of us, & wh. were very happy ones for me. I hope your children are well, and that I may someday have the promised Photographs of them .", 3 sides 8vo., with original autograph envelope inscribed "By Royal Messenger", on beautifully monogrammed paper with Berlin in gold under the crowned monogram in gold, silver, red and blue, Berlin, 8th December

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1882 - 1882 Original Paperback Wisden, Tape to Spine.

      1882. Hi, I recently purchased a set of Wisdens and the first 50 of the run were in a suitcase that had not been opened for over 50 years. This lot is an 1882 Original Paperback Wisden. It has tape to the spine. It is in Very Good Condition for the year. The tape is neatly done and holds the book together well, the covers have some marks and age toning , mainly to the bottom of the rear cover. Internally it is very nice and clean and hasn't been opened for a while. No restoration other than the tape applied many years ago. A hard year to find.

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        Autograph letter signed.

      Paris, 9. V. 1882. - Small 8vo. 1 page. To an unnamed addressee: "Sir, I am lying ill in bed and can answer you but briefly. I have never received the letter you speak of. I send you with pleasure the cards you wish for you and your sister. Believe me | Yours truly, | Iv. Tourgueneff". - In fine condition. - From the Collection of Diana Herzog.

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        espionnage] Code des services secrets de la France, accompagné de la lettre destinée par Gambetta au Ministre de l'intérieur Waldeck Rousseau : 21 juillet 1882

      1882 - In-8° relié pleine percaline de l'époque, 78 pages chiffrées à la main. Une lettre manuscrite du secrétaire de Gambetta adressée à Waldeck Rousseau, lui explique que Gambetta lui donne le chiffre permettant de communiquer. Il faut donc reporter le numéro de la page et le numéro du terme pour constituer un message. 1882 est une année cruciale pour le gouvernement de Léon Gambetta qui va démissionner fin janvier sous la pression des troubles à l'éxtérieur : 19 janvier : krach de l'Union générale à Lyon, scandale financier qui entraîne une série de faillites. La crise économique, due essentiellement à des problèmes de surchauffe liés à l’essor rapide consécutif aux politiques de grands travaux, va avoir des répercussions en Grande-Bretagne qui s’engagera dans une période de dépression jusqu’en 1886-1887. 26 janvier : démission du Gouvernement Léon Gambetta. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Exceptional original large unsigned photo showing the officers (Christian Edward, Duke of Clarence, 1864-1892, Eldest Son of Edward VII) & GEORGE V (1865-1936, King of Great Britain)]

      1882 - grouped together on the deck of the Bacchante, Eddie is seated crosslegged in the front and George is standing in the next row, all are in uniform, 11" x 7" in mount with the manuscript title, 12" x 10", Bacchante, circa The Princes were privately educated until 1877, when they were sent to join the training ship Britannia at Dartmouth, despite the fact that Prince George was only 12. In 1879 they went on a three years' cruise in H.M.S. Bacchante, which sailed round the world and visited most of the British colonies. In 1882 they left the East and returned by Colombo to Suez, spent a month's sightseeing in Egypt, after which they crossed to Jaffa and made their way on horseback through the Holy Land. On 6 May they rejoined the Bacchante at Beirut and crossed to Athens, where for ten days the brothers were the guests of their maternal uncle, King George of the Hellenes, before returning home through the Mediterranean.

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        Prince and the Pauper

      1882. First Edition . TWAIN, Mark. The Prince and the Pauper, A Tale for Young People of All Ages. Boston: James R. Osgood, 1882. Octavo, original three-quarter brown morocco, elaborately gilt-decorated spine, raised bands, marbled boards, endpapers, and edges. $3200.First American edition, first issue, second state, of “the best book for young folks that was ever written,” (Harriet Beecher Stowe), in original three-quarter morocco binding.Thought by his family and many of his friends to be his best work, The Prince and the Pauper represented a risky departure for Twain in his attempt to write a serious and thoughtful adventure story for children. He considered publishing the book anonymously, as he feared that his reputation as a humorist would hurt its chances with the public, but finally decided to put his name to it, “and let it help me or hurt me as the fates shall direct.” “The Prince and the Pauper was to be an act of culture. He had no hesitation, as he had had with Tom Sawyer, over whether this was a book for children or for grownups. From the very start he knew that he was writing for children” (Kaplan, 238, 248). According to Twain, Harriet Beecher Stowe once told him, “I am reading your Prince and the Pauper for the fourth timeÂ… And I know it is the best book for young folks that was ever written” (Kaplan, 240). First issue, second state, with Franklin Press imprint on copyright page and “estate” changed to “state” on page 124, line 1. BAL 3402. Johnson, 40. MacDonnell, 44-45. McBride, 70. Owner signature.Interior quite clean, mild rubbing to boards. A near-fine copy.

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        La forêt bleue

      - Alphonse Lemerre, Paris 1882, 13x19,5cm, relié. - Prima edizione, una delle rare copie stampate su carta Olanda (Sappiamo di almeno due) testa di bibliografie sconosciuti di stampa. Bound in mezzo marocchino nero con angoli, torna con cinque nervi impreziosite da ornato d'oro tratteggiate doppie scatole dorate intarsiate con inserto in pelle rossa, data la coda, filetto dorato sulle copertine, copertine e della colonna vertebrale conservati, testa dorata sui testimoni associazione firmato Blanchetière. Bella autografo dell'autore (José-Maria de Heredia) "giocatore di primo flauto dell'Orchestra tempi antichi moderni, l'amico maestro di Pan e capra piedi, questo eco umile e lontana di una siringa adorabile ... Jean Lorrain "La nostra copia è arricchita con una lettera autografa firmata dalla corrente di 2 fogli inviati (Leon) Vanier collegato volume di intestazione autore. Copia Eccezionale superbamente preparato. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des rarissimes exemplaires imprimés sur papier de Hollande (Nous en connaissons au moins deux) inconnus des bibliographies, tirage de tête. Reliure en demi maroquin noir à coins, dos à cinq nerfs rehaussés de pointillés dorés richement orné de double caissons dorés avec incrustation de maroquin rouge en médaillon, date en queue, filet doré sur les plats, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée sur témoins, reliure signée Blanchetière. Très bel envoi autographe de l'auteur à (José-Maria de Heredia) "Premier joueur flûte de ces modernes temps antiques, au maître ami de Pan et des chèvres-pieds, cet humble et lointain écho d'une syrinx adorable... Lorrain Jean" Notre exemplaire est enrichi d'une lettre autographe signée de l'auteur courant sur 2 feuillets adressée à (Léon) Vanier reliée en tête du volume. Exceptionnel exemplaire superbement établi.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Mountain life in Algeria

      Kegan Paul, Trench, & Co., London 1882 - Original publisher's teal green cloth, decorated in silver and black with gilt lettering on spine and upper cover, 4to., pp. xviii, (1), 1, 119. All edges gilt. Illustrated with an etched frontispiece, 1 woodcut in the text, 7 charming wood engravings hors texte and 7 very fine etchings (photo engravings according to the list of plates) hors texte. The etchings protected by tissue guards. Wood engraved headpieces and initials at the start of each chapter. Some very light bubbling of the cloth on the frontcover, some extremely light soiling of the cloth and minor rubbing of the extremities. Very light agetoning of the text pages. Dedication inscription in pencil on first blank and with the very lower corners of three consecutive text leaves folded due to a miscut of the paper. A very attractive copy of a rare and highly interesting book on Algeria with exquisite plates and with just one auction record in AE and none in ABPC. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Iskandar Books]
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        Fish and Fisheries of New South Wales.

      Sydney: Thomas Richards, 1882. Large octavo, frontispiece and 45 plates, illustrated, a little browned; very good copy in half black morocco over marbled boards, spine gilt, very gently rubbed. A very good copy of this seminal work on the fishes of New South Wales.Tenison-Woods (1832-1889), was a Catholic priest, educationist and scientist. He sailed for Van Diemen's Land in 1854, but after a disagreement with a Bishop, soon relocated to Adelaide, where he would help Mother Mary MacKillop found the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart at Penola in 1866. The next year, he accepted the positions of director-general of Catholic schools and secretary and chaplain to Bishop Sheil.At the same time, he was an accurate observer of the physical world and made original contributions to Australian geology, palaeontology and zoology. He travelled widely and published over 150 papers in the journals and transactions of Australian learned societies and overseas periodicals. In this work he made a comprehensive survey of the fishes of the Colony, and it was designed to make available a popular account of the findings of the 1880 Royal Commission on the Fisheries of New South Wales. William III of the Netherlands gave Tenison-Woods a gold medal for the book.

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        A Comprehensive Atlas & Geography of the World

      Blackie & Son, London 1882 - Thick folio, original colth with leather spine and corners, gilt title on front cover, marbled endpapers, hinges reinforced, edges in gilt, 70 maps printed in color (51 are double page). General wear to joints and edges, light scuffing to leather, soiling and a few tiny stains, hinges cracked inside of endpapers, foxing, and an old bookplate; otherwise a sturdy copy with bright color maps. This is a pretty massive atlas with more than 50 colored double page maps, including those of Ireland, England, Russia, Persia, Africa, the United States, Canada, and Mexico. It includes a lot of information on the physical and political aspects of all countries at that time.While the maps are attractive and very detailed, they are less decorative than those in other atlases. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Notenskizzen und eh. Begleitbrief mit U.

      Wien, 8. XI. 1882. - 56 meist ganzseitig beschriebene SS. auf 28 Bll. (Noten) sowie 3 SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo (Brief). An einen namentlich nicht genannten Professor: "Mit gro

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        A grammar and vocabulary of the Blackfoot language, being a concise and comprehensive grammar for the use of the learner, to which is added an exhaustive vocabulary containing upwards of five thousand words, phrases and sentences, upon five hundred different subjects of everyday occurrences... Compiled by C.M. Lanning from original translations by Joseph Kipp and W.S. Gladston, Jr.

      Fort Benton, [Montana Territory]: published by the author, 1882. First and only edition of the first Blackfoot grammar and the first comprehensive Blackfoot vocabulary, square 16mo, pp. 143, [1]; separately inserted errata printed on purple paper, lacking the leaf of ads at the back; original cloth-backed printed paper-covered boards rubbed and stained, worn at spine ends, shaken, hinges cracked, else internally very good in a cloth chemise and quarter morocco slipcase. A fine association copy bearing the ownership signature of Montana pioneer, prospector, and rancher Granville Stuart. Stuart was an early propagandist for the Montana Territory, prospected extensively for gold there, and was one of the largest ranchers in the territory, becoming a leader of the vigilantes who battled cattle rustlers in the 1880s. Stuart has signed his name on the front fly leaf, adding "Fort Maginnis Mont. 1883." The Blackfoot tribe (the westernmost of the Algonquin stock), ranged around the headwaters of the Missouri, from the Yellowstone northward to north Saskatchewan and westward to the Rockies. Although there were a number of short vocabularies of the Blackfoot preceding this -- notably Catlin (75 words) in Letters and Notes … on the North American Indians, 1841; and Moncrovie (350 words) in Schoolcraft's Indian Tribes, 1852 -- this is the first book devoted to the Blackfoot language, and its first grammar. The book is scarce, and rare on the market. Not in Field; not in Howes; Pilling, Proof-sheets 2198; Pilling, Algonquin, p. 296; Eberstadt 115:732; Smith 5692.

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
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