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        L'art japonais ( 2 Vols.)

      A. Quantin, París 1883 - Dos volúmenes. Encuadernación de tapa dura, en plena tela editorial, estampada. Ejemplar sobre papier velin numerado (1373). Desgaste en algunas zonas de la tela . Paginación: 310, 370 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Antonio Azorín]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Meiningen, 24. XII. 1883. - 2 SS. 8vo. Beiliegend Blatt mit 2 eh. Notenzeilen und U. (89 x 114 mm vom 24. März 1880). An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "Mit dem belehrungsreichen - Studium der Dresdner Gerichtsztg 24-26 Mai d. J. beschäftigt, werde ich darin durch die gemüthvollen Aussagen, mit denen Sie die Verhandlungen geschmückt, bis zu einem Grade beeindruckt, dass ich mich zu einer Anfrage bez. Bitte ermuthigt fühle. Am 2. April 84 beabsichtige ich, wie bereits 80 gethan, zum Geburtsfeste unseres gnädigsten Herrn S. J. des Herzogs von M. wiederum eine Doppelaufführung der neunten Sinfonie, seines Lieblingswerks zu veranstalten. Wären Sie geneigt, die Baritonparthie zu übernehmen? Sie würden durch Ihre werthvolle Mitwirkung den Genuß so wesentlich erhöhen! [ ]".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Life on the Mississippi

      James R. Osgood & Company, Boston 1883 - Hardcover. First Edition; First Printing. Near fine. A beautiful unrestored copy. First State, with the image of Twain in flames on p. 441 and with "The St. Louis Hotel" caption on p. 443. In the original publisher's brown cloth with gilt vignettes on the front board and spine. A stunning copy of Twain's classic memoir. Housed in a custom-made case. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Max Ernst. Oeuvre-Katalog. Bd.1-5 [von 6]: Bd.1: Das graphische Werk. Bd.2: Werke 1906-1925. Bd. 3: Werke 1925-1929. Bd.4: 1929-1938. Bd.4: 1939-1953.

      DuMont Köln, 1883 S. Halbleinen mit Schutzumschlag fest gebunden In Schubern. Bd.1: mit farbiger Originallithographie. 1975-1987.Sehr guter Zustand Mit zahlr. s/w. Abb. Versand D: 3,99 EUR

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        The voyage of the "Wanderer" from the journals and letters of C. and S. Lambert. Edited by Gerald Young. Illustrated by R. T. Pritchard, and others.

      Macmillan, London 1883 - First edition, tall 8vo, pp. xx, 335, [1]; frontispiece, 23 chromolithographic plates, numerous wood engravings in the text, facsimile printed in blue; original blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine, color pictorial pastedowns on both covers; very good, the plates bright and vividly colored. A record, compiled from the diary kept by Mr. Lambert and letters written by Mrs. Lambert to friends at home, of their nearly 2 year voyage aboard the Wanderer, a coal-powered auxiliary steam three-masted topsail schooner. Stops along the way included St. Helena, Rio, Monte Video, Chile, Tahiti, Borabora, Fiji, Hawaii (including Kona, Honolulu, Kilaua, Maui), Osaka, Hong Kong, Singapore, Ceylon, Damascus, Malta, Palermo, Naples, Rome, Algiers, Gibraltar, etc. Toy 441. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        Fire Mountains. The Kingdom of Hawaii. Its Volcanoes, and the History of the Missions. Two volumes. Edinburgh & London, William Blackwood and Sons, 1883.

      1883 1883 - Pp. x, 297, adv (4); vii, 279 + pp. 24 (publ. cat.). With two maps (one folding) and eight autotype plates after the author's paintings. Occasionally some light staining. Original pictorial cloth, sligthly soiled to spines. From the library of the Duke of Bedford, with the bookplate of Woburn Abbey on front pastedowns. First edition. Fredereka or "Eka" was born into a wealthy Scottish family. She travelled most of her life, published a susccession of travelogues and painted over a thousand watercolours from around the world. She arrived in Hilo, Hawaii in October 1879 and made an ascent to the crater of the volcano Mauna Loa. She was among the first artists to paint the active volcanoes. Robinson p. 94. Theakstone p. 167. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Resources of the Rocky Mountains

      Leader Printing Company 1883 - First edition. Thin 8vo brown embossed wrappers with the title in silver on the front cover. With 20 full-page plates, mostly views, and numerous tables and charts. A "brief description of the mineral, grazing, agricultural and timber resources of Colorado, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana and Dakota". Small sticker of a natural sciences academy on the upper front cover, and a small, clean split at the lower front cover, else a fine, clean copy. A presentation copy with "With the compliments of the Author" written on a tipped-in note. Very scarce in the original edition. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Literary Lion, ABAA]
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        Ueber Kropfexstirpation und ihre Folgen (pp.1-84, Taf. I-III mit 18 Fig.).

      - Verh. Dtsch. Ges. Chir., 12. - Berlin, Verlag von Ausgust Hirschwald, 1883, 8°, XIX, (1), 108 pp., 357, (1) pp., mit 5 Tafeln Abbildungen und Holzschnitten, Halbleinenband; Titgelblatt hinterlegt; aus dem Vorbesitz von (F.v.) Bramann. Erstdruck des berühmten Vortrages von Theodor Kocher am 4. April 1884 auf 12. Congress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Chirurgie! - - "Kochers Name wird so lange unvergessen bleiben, wie Kröpfe behandelt werden. Auf dem Kongreß 1883 (II. 1) hielt er seinen bekannten Vortrag "Über Kropfexstirpation und ihre Folgen", in dem er das bisher unbekannte Krankheitsbild der Cachexia strumipriva festlegte und den Anstoß zu Forschungen gab, die zur Kenntnis der physiologischen Bedeutung der Schilddrüse und der anderen Drüsen mit innerer Sekretion geführt haben. Nach Beschreibung seines wohl durchdachten Operationsverfahrens wendet er sich gegen Roses einseitige Ansicht von der Häufigkeit der Erweichung der Trachealwand und dem Nutzen der Trachéotomie. Die Ursache der Dyspnoe sieht er fast ausschließlich in der von Demme beschriebenen Säbelform der Trachea, die Trachéotomie ist, abgesehen von Fällen unmittelbarer Erstickungsgefahr, als eine den aseptischen Verlauf störende Komplikation zu verwerfen. - - Auf Ödeme des Gesichts und der Hände, allgemeine Schwäche, kretinartigen Gesichtsausdruck einige Zeit nach der Totalexstirpation war Jacques Reverdin, Professor in Genf, bei einer Geheilten aufmerksam geworden. Kocher hörte das gleiche von einer 1874 operierten Patientin, und daraufhin angestellte Nachforschungen ergaben nun, daß von 18 Patienten mit Totalexstirpation, die sich zur Nachuntersuchung stellten, 16 Erscheinungen von Cachexia strumipriva darboten, und zwar in um so höherem Grade, je längere Zeit seit der Operation verstrichen war, während 28 partiell Operierte sich normal verhielten. Am auffallendsten war die Schädigung bei den in der Wachstumsperiode Operierten, wie Kocher an der Photographie zweier Schwestern zeigte, von denen die ältere, damals größere, 1874 operiert war und jetzt sehr viel kleiner geblieben war als die normal entwickelte gesunde jüngere Schwester. - - Eine bestimmte Erklärung für Myxödem und Cachexia strumipriva und für das damit experimentell erwiesene Abhängigkeitsverhältnis zwischen Schilddrüse und Kretinismus wußte Kocher nicht zu geben. Er dachte an die Möglichkeit, daß die Unterbindung der auch die Trachea versorgenden Schilddrüsenarterien zu Atrophie und - in anderer Weise als wie Rose annahm - zu Erweichung der Trachealwand führen und durch eine gewisse Behinderung der freien Atmung und ungenügende Sauerstoffzufuhr schädigend wirken, oder daß das Wegfallen einer die Blutzirkulation im Gehirn regulierenden Tätigkeit im Spiele sein könnte. - Friedrich Trendelburg, Die ersten 25 Jahre der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Chirurgie (Berlin 1923 ), pp.238-239 - - First Print of Emil Theodor Kocher's (1841 - 1917) famous lecture "Ueber Kropfexstirpation und ihre Folgen" ( also printed in: Arch. klin. Chir., 29, 254-337. , 1883) in which he "coined the term "cachexia strumipriva" to describe the myxedema following total extirpation of the thyroid. His work on the subject led to a better understanding of the cause of myxedema." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiq. F.-D. Söhn - Medicusbooks.Com]
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        Friends Though Divided. A Tale of the Civil War.

      London. Griffith & Farran. 1883 (1st ed. 1st issue). Hardback. Size 7.5 x 5 inches. In blue cloth with black embossed design to front and spine, gilt lettering to spine and front. Blind embossed monogram to rear. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped with some rubbing to edges and corners. Some minor marks to rear. A couple of marks to endpapers, neat owners stamp to front “BJW Dollar”. Some minor handling and thumb-marks to pages, the odd spot, otherwise pages clean and very tightly bound throughout. 384pp +32pp cat. With 8 B&W plates and decorative head and tailpeices. Printer's impr.on verso of t.-pg: Colston and Son,printers,Edinburgh. Code: 3 M:22.8:V. This copy has no catalogue.There is no comma after “Friends” on front cover and spine (Newbolt 12.2. Plate 32).

      [Bookseller: The Antique Map & Bookshop]
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        Rhyme? And Reason?

      London: R. Clay, Sons, and Taylor for Macmillan and Co.,, 1883. Octavo. Original vellum, titles to spine gilt, triple rules to covers gilt, black coated endpapers, all edges gilt. Housed in a custom cream cloth slipcase. Frontispiece with tissue-guard, illustrated in the text throughout, 24 full-page. Vellum toned, boards bowed with some light spotting, some light marks to contents, front hinge starting, rear hinge slightly sprung; a very good copy. First edition, one of only five known copies in the rare vellum presentation binding, inscribed by the author on the half-title, "Lady Maud Wolmer with the sincere regards of the Author. Feb. 9, 1884." Lady Maud Wolmer (née Cecil) was the elder daughter of future Prime Minister Robert Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury. She first met Dodgson in 1871 on a visit to Hatfield House when she was a little girl: he spent three nights there to help celebrate a birthday, and described the visit as "one of the pleasantest visits I have ever spent" (Diary 6, 2001, p. 165). Dodgson returned the following year, and again at the end of the year, when "he took up the ritual of spending New Year's Day at Hatfield. Dodgson's story-telling became very much a part of his visits, and Dodgson invented some of the early chapters in Sylvie and Bruno expressly for the Cecil children" (Letters p. 212n). This copy is inscribed to Maud just a few months after her marriage to William Waldegrave Palmer, future 2nd Earl of Selborne, on 27 October 1883; he was styled Viscount Wolmer between 1882 and 1895. Dodgson remained friends with Lady Wolmer after her marriage: in the summer of 1889 he took his child-friend the actress Isa Bowman to lunch with the Wolmers and their daughter Mabel, nicknamed "Wang". One of an unrecorded but evidently small number of copies bound in vellum; this is the only such copy recorded by ABPC having sold at auction in the last 30 years. Dodgson's preference for a white binding for presentation dates back to the first Alice, but vellum is a difficult and expensive material to work with and Macmillan's binders more often supplied paper textured in imitation of white morocco (see following item).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        CHILDISH AFFECTIONS - Alma-Tadema.

      CHILDISH AFFECTIONS (Young Affections / The Idyll from Ancient Rome)Ets uit 1883 vervaardigd door Charles Murray, naar het schilderij (Opus CCXXXV) van Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, uitgegeven door de British & Foreign Artists Association. Later met de hand gekleurd. H x B: 38,8 x 20 cm.In een tuin vol bloemen staat een marmeren beeld van Silenus met Dionysos als kind op z"n schouder. De compositie is gebaseerd op Alma-Tadema"s voortuin in St. John"s Wood (Londen). Een jonge moeder speelt met haar kind na een bad, een zilveren wasbekken en grote spons liggen nog op de marmeren richel rechts.Silenus werd enerzijds gezien als figuur van de vruchtbaarheid, die zorg droeg voor het groeien en rijpen van de vruchten, zoals hij de jeugdige Dionysos had verzorgd en opgevoed. Maar anderzijds kreeg hij ook nog een hogere betekenis: men zag in hem, de leermeester van Dionysos, de bron van alle wijsheid, een wijze in de ware zin van het woord die het ijdele en dwaze streven, waarmee de meeste mensen hun leven doorbrengen, met spot en minachting bejegent. Prijs: € 1.250,- (incl. lijst).

      [Bookseller: Inter-Antiquariaat MEFFERDT & DE JONGE]
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        Captain Cook's Voyages

      London: Brickers and Sons, 1883. Leather_bound. One volume. Octavo. A Narrative of the Voyages Round the World Preformed by Captain James Cook. With an account of his life, during the previous and intervening periods by A.Kippis. Twelve illustrations reproduced in exact facsimile from drawings made during the voyages. Bound in three quarter blue calf, marbled boards, all edges marbled, spine gilt decorations in compartments between raised banding, red gilt title label, marbled endpaper. Very good.

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        Almanacks for 1883-1895 and 1997, with Many Varieties, 21 Volumes; with Alphabet

      First Edition. Hard Cover. A complete set of the Almanacks, including some varieties we have not seen; 21 volumes, one in dust jacket. Almanack for 1883-[1895], London; George Routledge & Sons, 1883-[1895]; together with Kate Greenaway's Almanack & Diary for 1897, London; J. M. Dent & Co., 1897. 12mo and 24mo. Together with Alphabet. Paris; Librairie Hachette et Cie, n.d. Various bindings, Almanack for 1886 in the original dust jacket (actually the original mailing envelope). An exceptional set, near fine to fine. Housed in a contemporary quarter brown leather clamshell box, hinge expertly strengthened.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Remarks on Engineers' Surveying Instruments

      HELLER & BRIGHTLY, PHILADELPHIA, PA 1883 - Boards: gilt title on cover, moderate book, shelf, edge-wear, rubs, corner bumps, rubs, soild marks, fading, front/back hinge cracks. Interior: bookplate from the previous owner on the front paste-down paper, pages browning, foxing, fold open Topographical Conventional Signs sheet attached with a tear. Maps. Illustrations. DATE PUBLISHED: 1883 EDITION: 42 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Liebig-Bilder: Einzelserie Nr. 046: Engel I (auf Wolken sitzend).

      Liebig 1883 ( Liebig-Bilder-Serie in Chromolithographie gedruckt, teils unter Verwendung von Gold und Silber. Bildgröße 10 x 7 cm: Katalognummer und Erscheinungsjahr nach den Katalogen von Arnhold/Spielhagen + Loos ): Hier die Nummer 46: \" Engel I (auf Wolken sitzend) \" aus dem Jahrgang 1883-1884, gedruckt bei Bognard in Paris (französische Serie *Veritable Extrait de Viande Liebig* ). Gezeigt werden: \" Ein Engel setzt einem auf einem Liebig-Topf sitzendenMädchen einen blauen Kranz auf den Kopf (dies Bild stammt aus der Serie 46a mit abweichendem Reklameaufdruck) - 2 rosa und rot gekleidete Engel, oben ein blauer Schleier, unten der Liebig-Topf - 2 rosa und grau gekleidete Engel, oben mit einem gelben Schleier, unten der Liebig-Topf - 2 rosa und weiß gekleidete Engel, der Liebig-Topf oben - 2 rosa und gelb gekleidete Engel, der Liebig-Topf oben - 2 rosa und blau gekleidete Engel, der Liebig-Topf oben \". Zusammen 6 Bilder mit Gebrauchsspuren ( Der weiße Außenrand beschnitten, Bilder teils berieben, 2 Bilder gering fleckig, Rückseiten von 2 Bildern gering beschädigt ) ( Rückseiten der Bilder mit französischem Werbetext ) - Von außerordentlicher Seltenheit - ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Liebig, Bilder, Liebigbilder, Extract, Fleischextrakt, Engel, Liebig-Topf, Wolken, Kinder, Google

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        Hardesty's Historical And Geographical Encyclopedia, Illustrated. [Atlas]

      H.H. Hardesty & Co.,, 1883 Hardesty's Historical And Geographical Encyclopedia, Illustrated. [Atlas]. Special Virginia Edition, Giving a History of the Virginias with outline maps of Berkeley and Jefferson Counties, West Virginia.. Folio size book. Biographical Sketches of Eminent Virginians, written by R.A. Brock. Published: NY/Chi/Toledo: H.H. Hardesty & Co., 1883. 270 pages ( stated in the front.), the book is complete. Original half leather & cloth covers. 66 maps most being double pages. 12 maps of the Mideast (mostly Biblical). Plus there are 25 illustrations one of which is shown. VERY RARE BOOK Condition:The pages are clean and supple. There is no foxing nor folds other then some corners. There are no other stains due to handling. There are some minor edge tears; and the Berkeley/Jefferson County outline maps are on the same page back to back with a tear on the corner now repaired with archival book tape. Some of the maps are browned due to newspaper articles inserted between the page. If you have a specific map you want to see, please write and I will post it. The pages are firmly bound to the binding material. However, the leather and cloth covers are worn out. The covers are attached to the binding by an old cloth tape repair which is failing. The spine covering is missing. The book should be rebound but we decline to do this because we have found that often old map books are disbound and the maps individually framed or sold. Re-binding is often therefore counter-productive. We leave it to the buyer.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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        Fünf Dorfgemeinden auf dem Hohen Taunus : Eine socialistische Untersuchung über Kleinbauernthum, Hausindustrie und Volksleben.

      Leipzig, Duncker & Humblot, 1883 - 322 S., mit 4 Steintafeln und mehreren in den Text gedruckten Figuren Stempel im Vorsatz, Seiten alters- sowie papierbedingt etwas gebräunt, Einband mit Gebrauchsspuren, Widmung im Vorsatz, sonst antiquarisch gut erhaltenes, seltenes, rares Exemplar, L59 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 580 Halbleder mit Lederecken, Goldprägungen, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchhandel Daniel Viertel]
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        Official Dispatches and Letters of Rear Admiral Du Pont, U.S. Navy 1846-48, 1861-63

      Press of Ferris Bros., Printers, Wilmington, Delaware 1883 - Brown leather with marbled edges all around; original paper wrapper remnants surrounding book. [4], 531 pp. No illustrations. Only the slightest wear, but some discoloration / tiny spotting along the spine possibly from light exposure. A very clean, very tight, very fresh copy of a book which is reported in one old booksellers catalogue to have been printed in an edition of appx. 50 copies, which were only for distribution to family members. Cowan p. 843; Eberstadt 135:181; Howes D-589 "b"; Nevins I p. 223; Tutorow 4098. VG, clean and tight; wrappers fair-poor but still somewhat protective [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, Inc. ABAA / ILAB]
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        Das Neue Universum. Die interessantesten Erfindungen und Entdeckungen auf allen Gebieten. [Band 4].

      Stuttgart, Verlag W. Spemann (1883); EA; ca 24x16 cm; (4) 310 (6) Seiten mit 1 farbig lith. Frontispiz und 169 Textholzstichen; illustr. Originalhalbleinwandeinband (Einband minimalst fleckig, das transparente Deckblatt für das Titelbild stockfleckig, dadurch auch in geringem Umfange das Titelblatt und das Titelbild ganz leicht stockfleckig; sonst von ungewöhnlich guter Erhaltung) Enthält den Erstdruck von Karl May: Ein Oelbrand. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hilbert Kadgien]
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        Doctrine and Covenants, of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Containing the Revelations Given to Joseph Smith, Jun., The Prophet, for the Building up of the Kingdom of God in the Last Days.

      Deseret News Company, Printers and Publishers, Salt Lake City, UT 1883 - 503pp. Duodecimo [18 cm] Full black leather with raised bands. Title, bands and floral design gilt stamped on the backstrip. Decorative gilt stamping to boards with name at center of front board. Very good. Gentle rubbing to extremities (more so at corners) Front free endsheet missing. Flake/Draper 2874. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Rivers of Life. Or Sources and Streams of the Faiths of Man in all Lands; Showing the Evolution of Faiths from the Rudest Symbols to the Latest Spiritual Developments. Two volume set finely bound together with folding Chart and Note.

      London: Bernard Quaritch. Fine. 1883. First Edition. Hardcover. 2 colored maps, 17 full page plates, 339 text drawings. Two volumes with accompanying large (7.5 x 2.25 feet) linen-backed chart in separate beveled slipcase. Explanatory Note affixed to back. Sumptuously bound in half morocco; marbled boards & endpapers; topedge gilt. set in fine condition: no owner's names, no bookplates, no scholia or other defacements. ; 4to ; Additional images and further information provided upon request. .

      [Bookseller: William Chrisant & Sons, ABAA, ILAB, FAB]
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        The Silverado Squatters.

      London: Chatto and Windus, 1883. - 8vo., (7 ¾ x 5 ½ inches). Half-title, list of books by the same author. Sepia-toned frontispiece (occasional spotting and browning throughout). Original sage-green cloth decorated and lettered in sepia and gold (extremities bumped, spine lightly faded). Provenance: With the bookplate of Michael Sadleir to the front pastedown. First edition, first issue, with the word "His" omitted on next to last line of page 140, but without the publisher's catalogue. Stevenson rashly immigrated to America to be reunited with his lover Fanny Van de Grift Osbourne in August of 1879. "For the sake of economy and to collect material for a book he sailed from Glasgow to New York by the emigrant ship "Devonia," describing his experiences in "The Amateur Emigrant," part 1 (abridged, 1895; unabridged, 1966). He made a nightmare journey by emigrant train across America to San Francisco and then down the coast to Monterey, where Fanny was living with her children; it is described in part 2 (published in "Across the Plains," 1892). The hardships of the journey and the poverty that he endured wrecked Stevenson's health, and he was ill for much of the time. He broke down completely in March 1880 and came very near death, having the first of the haemorrhages from the lung that plagued the rest of his life. Fanny, who had obtained a divorce from Osbourne in December, took him into her home and nursed him devotedly. Stevenson and Fanny were married in San Francisco on 19 May 1880. They spent their honeymoon in an abandoned mining camp on the slopes of Mount St Helena, overlooking the Napa valley, experiences later described [as here] in "The Silverado Squatters" (1884)" (Ernest Mehew for DNB). Cowan, p. 615; Howes S980. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Megan Scauri, M.A., M.L.S., in the Rare Book Department. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'OMBRELLE, LE GANT - LE MANCHON

      Oxford: A. Quantin, 1883. First edition. Front hinge expertly and invisibly repaired, rear hinge with some rubbing, all else quite fine.. First edition. Tall 8vo. [iv], iv, 138p, [i, printer's imprint]. Illustrated throughout after watercolors by Paul Avril in the text and the borders and as vignettes. Pages without watercolors have decorative frames around the text. In an inlaid binding by Kauffmann, the front dentelle signed Kauffmann-Petit. The spine with gilt titles , the panels with designs of umbrellas and flowers in gilt with red inlays, the covers with ornamental ruled borders and with elaborate frames formed of branches with inlaid red flowers with their trailing leaves and vines entwined around the frame, also with three small umbrellas with red inlays. The larger central device is of Cupid with an umbrella riding atop a dragonfly, this with inlays in three colors, ornamental dentelles with floral brocade doblures and flyleaves. Original color wrappers bound in. Housed in morocco lined slipcase of marbled paper over boards. An excellent example of a gilded age binding with the leather bookplate of Alex. M. Hudnut.

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        Rhyme? And Reason?

      London: R. Clay, Sons, and Taylor for Macmillan and Co.,, 1883. Octavo. Publisher's white vellum, title to spine gilt, triple gilt rules to covers, gilt roundels with vignettes to covers, pale grey coated endpapers, all edges gilt. Housed in a custom green and white solander box. Frontispiece with tissue-guard, illustrated in the text throughout, 24 full-page. Small wormhole to head of spine, front hinge cracked and partly separated at head, rear hinge with spot of worming to foot (also affecting two pages) and hinge crudely repaired, still a very good copy. First edition in the rare publisher's vellum binding for presentation. Presentation copy inscribed by Dodgson on the half-title in purple ink: "Emmie Wyper, with the affectionate regards of her old friend the Author. November 14 1885." Emily ("Emmie") Wyper née Draper first met Dodgson with her two sisters, Minnie and Ella, and their parents on a railway journey in 1869, beginning a close friendship that lasted for 25 years. On the free endpaper, Emmie has re-written in beautiful calligraphy an acrostic that had been written for one of her sisters on 6 April 1876 in her copy of The Hunting of the Snark. Since the acrostic features all of them, Emmie apparently wanted the acrostic in a book she owned. The first letters of each line spell out their names. It begins with "Maidens if you love the tale Â…

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        [Crawhall, Joseph] Olde Ffrendes Wyth Newe Faces Adorn'd with Suitable Sculptures

      London: Field & Tuer, Ye Leadenhalle Press & Co., 1883. First edition. Large thick quarto. Hand-colored pictorial paper covered boards. A superb production, fully designed and illustrated by Joseph Crawhall with superb woodcuts throughout in his inimitable style, ALL HAND-COLORED. In the prospectus bound-in, "As the many hundreds of illustrations are all hand-colored, the issue is necessarily limited. With eleven separate 'books,' each with their own gray paper wrappers. A book almost never found in presentable condition, our copy is the best we have ever seen, near fine.

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        Rhyme? And Reason?

      

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        Almanacks

      George Routledge and Sons, 1883. First Edition. Various. Near Fine/Near Fine. A beautiful complete presentation set of Kate Greenaway Almanacks, 19 volumes, 3 in original dustjackets with the 1889 Almanack inscribed by Ms. Greenaway: "Miss Fripp/from Kate Greenaway/Dec. 1889", the same volume additionally inscribed by author John Drinkwater, "This dear little book/is for/my dear little Toby." The 1884 almanack is present in 3 variant bindings, 1885 with the original dustjacket, 1887 with 2 variant bindings, 1890 with 2 variant bindings, 1891 with the original dustjacket, 1892 with two variant bindings and 1897 with the original glassine dustjacket. All are in near fine or better condition. The 1889 Almanack that is inscribed is encased in a custom black case whose top lifts off revealing the almanack. Sixteen of the almanacks measure 4" x 3", the remaining three measure 5 1/8" x 3 5/8." A handsome set in quite nice condition.

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        Finlands Fiskar Malade. Fishes of Finland. For more info about this item, see our RARE FISH BOOKS site

      - The fishes of Finland drawn and coloured from life by Gösta Sundman. Helsingfors, G.W. Edlund & Co., 1883-1893, 12 parts bound in one volume. Folio. Pp. 20, 8, 7, 6, 12, 14, 6, 8, 2, 11, 12, 17, 34, II (10), with 41 stunning chromolithographs, heightened with silver, and finished by hand: "The drawings are all in natural size and made from live fish; whenever these were too large for the plates, to insure accuracy, the original drawing has been mathematically reduced". Attractive binding in wine red half calf, very fine condition. A complete copy. The text, in parallel columns in Swedish and English, deals with the taxonomy and ecology of the Finish fish fauna and the fishing techniques applied by anglers and fishermen. Literature references are restricted to post Linnean authors such as Yarrell, and Schlegel (1869) and Houghton (1879). Tiny label of the Bildstens Bokbinderi of the Eksjö Museum in Sweden on inside of front cover. Nissen, Schöne Fischbücher, 1951, nr. 104. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Frankfurt am Main, 20. X. 1883. - 2½ SS. 8vo. An den Musikalienverleger Robert Seitz (1837-1889): "Herr Konzertmeister Deeke gab mir seiner Zeit die Tage zwischen Mitte und Ende November als den Zeitpunkt für die Kammermusiksoirée an. Ich werde ihm dieser Tage schreiben, daß, wenn ich in Carlsruhe einen Flügel von Ihnen vorfinde, ich diesen benutzen werde und dann nicht ermangeln Ihnen die genaue Zeit mitzutheilen. Laßen Sie mich nur den einen Vorbehalt machen, daß Herrn D. keine Unkosten erwachsen. Sie können sich ja denken, daß in einem Kammermusikkonzert das Gold nicht geradezu fließt. Ich glaube kaum, daß ich diesen Winter nach Leipzig komme. Daß ich von Ihrem freundlichen Anerbieten Gebrauch machen werde, wenn ich einst dorthin gehe, dürfen Sie dann überzeugt sein. Allein ich werde vor allem darauf bedacht sein, wenn ich das erste Mal als Komponist vor das Leipziger Publikum trete, daß dies mit meinem Werke geschieht, welches, wie meine Sinfonie, sich an das große Publikum wendet, und nicht mit Kammermusik, die nur den kleineren Kreis von Musikern interessiert. Ein oder das andere Mal wird man doch noch auf die Sinfonie zurückkommen. Einstweilen danke ich Ihnen herzlichst für die freundliche Aufnahme der Notiz in Ihrem geschätzten Blatte und verbleibe mit bestem Gruße [ ]". - Der Schüler Franz Liszts komponierte eine Symphonie, Klavierwerke, Kammermusik, Lieder sowie die Opern "Der Sturm" und "Das Unmöglichste von allen". Urspruch schrieb "Der gregorianische Choral" und die "Choralfrage" (1901). - Auf Briefpapier mit gepr. Initialen.

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        A History of Ancient Art in Egypt; Chaldæa & Assyria; Phoenicia; Sardinia & Judea; Persia; Phrygia, Lydia, Caria, & Lycia; & Greece. Together, 12 Volumes

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1883 - 1894. First English language edition. Hardcover. Quartos, variously paginated, generously illustrated (including folding & color plates). Later three-quarter crushed maroon morocco & maroon cloth by Bickers & Son (Signed) the spines in six compartments separated by raised bands, lettered or decorated in gilt in all compartments. Top edges gilt, ribbon markers sewn in. Small losses at the tops of the spines on 8 volumes, lightly rubbed, a bit soiled, one volume with spine slightly stained, occasional minor foxing & handling marks, certainly Very Good & still quite attractive. An exhaustive study rarely available complete, enhanced with thousands of illustrations from engravings, as well as plates in color & folded. Please inquire for an international shipping quote.

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        Notes of a Journey Across the Isthmus of Kra, Made With the French Government Survey Expedition, January-April, 1883

      Singapore: Singapore and Straits Printing Office, 1883. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Fair/good minus condition only. 55 pp. Two fold-outs. Ex-library copy. Original printed paper wraps rubbed, soiled, and worn, spine cloth split with loss. Few normal markings to endpapers etc, else interior decent. Maps have faint library embossed seal to margins. Maps are age-toned at folds, thought pictures exaggerate the color. The expedition was completed to determine a canal path across the isthmus.Your purchase benefits literacy and summer reading programs in Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Ohio. We ship every business day. All books ship in cardboard bookfolds with delivery confirmation.

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        Familiar wild Birds. London/Paris/New York. Cassell & Company 1883 - (1888) (Prima ediz.).

      4 voll. in 8°picc., bella leg. uniforme in mz. marocchino nero con angoli, dorso a 4 nervi con titoli e decorazioni in oro negli scomparti, ex - libris del pittore - naturalista svedese Gunnar Brusewitz, pp.VIII - 160, pp.VIII - 160, pp. VIII - 160, pp.VII - 176, graziose vignette di uccelli fungono da capilettera e da finalini, inc. in legno da A.Thorburn; 161 (di 160, risulta doppia la tav. dell'edredone nel III vol.) belle tavv. cromolitografate: 149 di uccelli e 12 di uova, di A.Thorburn (145), di A.F.Lydon e E.J, protette da veline. Trascurabili tracce d'uso nella parte inf. del dorso nel I vol., per il resto un ottimo non comune esemplare. Casey Wood, p.590. Fine Bird Boos, p.110. Freeman BNHB, 3540. Mullens - Swann, p.570. Nissen IVB, 918. Zimmer II, p.620. Graziosa opera sugli uccelli di Gran Bretagna a carattere divulgativo, arricchita dalle belle e decorative tavole, che apparvero in cromolitografia solo nelle prime due edizioni (la seconda è senza data), divenute entrambe poco comuni, nelle successive le tavole erano riprodotte con un processo a stampa a tre colori e sono facili da reperire. É questa la prima opera illustrata dal grande pittore naturalista scozzese Archibald Thorburn.

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        Treasure Island.

      

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        The Readings Of Charles Dickens

      Chapman and Hall, 1883, Softcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition. The original periodical, with front and back cover included, has been bound in a semi-rigid maroon binder. Size: A4 (300 x 210mm approx.). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner's annotation, underlining and highlighting. The periodical is firmly bound, the boards are slightly bumped, marked and rubbed. A few foxing marks but, in the main, remarkably clean. Previous owner's signature, pencil. Edges browned slightly. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 750 grams. Category: Literature & Literary; Antiquarian & collectable; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 71300.

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        Liebig-Bilder: Einzelserie Nr. 062: Märchen.

      Liebig 1883 - ( Liebig-Bilder-Serie in Chromolithographie gedruckt, teils unter Verwendung von Gold und Silber. Bildgröße 10 x 7 cm: Katalognummer und Erscheinungsjahr nach den maßgeblichen Katalogen von Arnhold/Spielhagen + Loos sowie Sanguinetti ): Hier die Nummer 62: " Märchen " aus dem Jahrgang 1883-1884, gedruckt bei Mouillot in Paris ( Loos gibt *Ateliers des Reproductions Artistiques* an ). ( hier sind auch die 2 nur in der französischen Serie erschienen Bilder beiliegend ): Gezeigt werden (mit französchem Text - vergleiche hierzu auch Sanguinetti-Nummer 129 ): " Le petit Poucet - Histoire de Don Quichotte - Le roi Dagobert - Le petit chaperon rouge - Barbe-bleue - Robinson Crusoe - (sowie: Cendrillon - Le chat botte) ". Zusammen 8 Bilder: ( Die Rückseiten der Bilder mit französischem Werbetext ) .Die ersten 6 jeweils breitrandig mit geringen Gebrauchsspuren ( wie leicht berieben, gering im Außenrand fleckig, Ecken gering bestoßen, 1 Bild an einer Ecke schwach angeknickt ), insgesamt aber von guter Erhaltung. - die beiliegenden 2 Bilder jeweils stark beschnitten ( ohne Außenrand ). - sehr selten - ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available )

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        Atlas des Deutschen Reichs, zehn Blätter im Maßstab 1: 850.000, mit vollständigem Register aller auf der Karte enthaltenen Namen, nebst drei statistischen Karten: der Bevölkerungsdichte, Konfessionen und Gewerbetätigkeit in Deutschland und 16 Produktionskärtchen über Bodenkultur Tierzucht, Nutzpflanzen und nutzbaren Mineralien mit ausführlichen statistischen Übersichtstabellen,

      Leipzig Bibliographisches Institut 1883. XXXV Seiten, 28 Blatt im Kartenteil, 29x44, braunes O Ln mit Goldpräge-Beschriftung auf der Vorderdecke, SEHR SCHÖNES EXEMPLAR diese seltenen Atlas, ohne nennenswerte Mängel, Text- und Kartenteil ausgesprochen gut erhalten Versand D: 5,00 EUR GR 39254, Atlanten, i

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        Treasure Island.

      London: Cassell and Company, Limited,, 1883. Octavo (185 × 120 mm). Full green calf by Zaehnsdorf (signed 1911), spine richly gilt in compartments, red morocco labels lettered in gilt to second and third, remaining compartments with circular onlays in red morocco to centre, covers with three-line border gilt and elaborate central quatrefoils with "RLS" monogram gilt to enclosed red morocco onlays, top edge gilt, four-line rule enclosing sawtooth roll to turn-ins gilt, pastedowns gold-painted with scalloped border and foliate cornerpieces tooled in blind, free endpapers green. Map frontispiece printed in blue, red and black. Bound without publisher's advertisements. Original cloth spine mounted to rear blank. Spine sunned to tan, light rubbing along joints and extremitiess, surface splitting to inner hinges, occasional light toning towards edges, very sporadic faint spotting. A very good copy, finely bound. First edition of Stevenson's first novel. Originally written as a pendant to the now-famous treasure map the author had drawn to entertain his young stepson "on a rainy day in the Scottish Highlands" (Grolier), Treasure Island was serialised in Young Folks magazine from October 1881 to January 1882 under the pseudonym "Captain George North". It was only with the appearance of this first edition, however, that it received any kind of critical attention, indeed, "was immediately hailed by critics as a classic". With the following issue-points: "dead man's chest" not capitalised on pages 2 or 7; the first letter of "vain" broken in the last line, page 40; the "a" not present in line 6, page 63; the "8" dropped from the pagination on page 83; the "7" overstamped in the pagination on page 127; the full stop not present following "opportunity" in line 20, page 178; with "worse" in line 3, page 197.

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        Diphyllodes Republica [Wilson's Bird of Paradise]

      Boston: published by the author for the subscribers, 1883. Chromolithograph with additional hand colouring. Printed on wove paper. In excellent condition. Image size: 20 x 16 inches. A wonderful print of Wilson's Birds of Paradise, from Corey's celebrated ornithological work. This spectacular chromolithograph comes from Charles Barney Cory's seminal text "Beautiful and Curious Birds of the World." An extremely rare work, Cory's large folio is considered one of the finest ornithological works of its day. In the preface to his great work, Cory states: 'In writing the present work I have striven to bring together some of the wonderful examples of the ornithological world, and to illustrate them in such a manner that others besides naturalists may become acquainted with the beautiful forms of bird life which inhabit our globe.' Given Cory's stated aim it is unsurprising that he has concentrated on the most spectacular bird family of all: the Birds of Paradise and their relatives the Lyre Bird and the Spotted Bower bird. Twelve of the twenty plates in the text picture these magnificent birds. The eight others include two of the best known extinct bird species: the Dodo and the Great Auk. The remaining choices fall into the curious rather than the beautiful category, with images of the Kiwi, the Ruff, the California Condor, the Black-headed Plover and the Sacred Ibis. This striking image of the Diphyllodes Respublica is one of the twelve prints of Birds of Paradise. More commonly known as Wilson's Bird of Paradise , the Diphyllodes Respublica is a small bird, roughly the size of a starling. This extremely rare species is endemic to the island of Waigeo and Batanta of the western coast of Papua New Guinea. In the male of the species the upper mantle is sulphur yellow while the wings and the lower mantle are a shocking crimson. The bird's breast is lush velvet green and its curled tail feathers are a gleaming silver. The most curious attribute of this remarkable species is its bald crown which is coloured a rich cobalt blue and is so vivid that it is clearly visible by night. Unfortunately, their extraordinary beauty has made them eagerly hunted, and the species is close to extinction. Bennett p. 28; BM(NH) I, p. 387; Fine Bird Books (1990), p. 87; McGrath p. 59; Wood 30; Nissen IVB 205; Nissen SVB 109; Zimmer p.137.

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        1883, Catalogue Illustre Officiel De La Section Des beaux-Arts De L'exposition Universelle D'amsterdam; Contenant Environ 200 Reproductions D'apres Les Dessins Originaux Des Artistes

      Librairie D'art L. Baschet 1883 - Ex library rebound copy with the usual stamps and marks. Red covers with gilt lettering to spine. A good binding and clear text. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Besoigneux

      1883 - 2 vol. de I : 356 pp., et II Paris, Dentu, 1883, in-12, 2 vol. de I : 356 pp, et II : 382 pp, demi-chagrin noir à coins, dos à 5 nerfs, tête dorée, Première édition. Exemplaire enrichi d'un envoi signé de l'auteur à H.M Chapu, sculpteur et graveur français : "Hommage de ma profonde admiration pour le grand artiste et de ma vive sympathie pour l'homme". Romancier français surtout connu pour ses livres pour enfants, Hector Malot laisse une œuvre importante et riche. Dans cet ouvrage, il relate l'histoire d'une famille en procès contre l'administration qui obtient gain de cause après s'être ruinée en frais de procédure. Exemplaire à l'intérieur frais, couvertures d'origine conservées. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire des quatre fils Aymon. Très nobles et très Vaillans chevaliers.

      Paris, H. Launette, 1883 4°, 8 Bl., 224 S., 8 Bl., Privat-Ldr. mit beigebundene Deckel und Rücken, Etwas berieben, min. angeschmutzt, innen sauber Text franz. Illustré de compositions en couleur par Eugène Grasset. Gravure et impression par Charles Gillot. - Es ist eine wirkungsmächtige Erzählung von den Abenteuern der vier Haimonskinder aus dem Bereich der Geschichten um Karl den Großen. Die Erzählung hat eine internationale Verbreitung gefunden. bei der Texte aus Frankreich. den Niederlanden. England. Skandinavien. Italien. Spanien. Flandern und Portugal in vielen Varianten und Sprachen entstanden. und die den jeweiligen Umständen. besonders auch in der Renaissance bis weit in das 19. Jahrhundert. angepasst wurden. Diese Literatur des Hochmittelalters wurde entscheidend durch die Erfindung des Buchdruckes gefördert und ihre ritterlichen Helden sind vergleichbar mit jenen aus der Artustradition. Zu Beginn dieser lange überlieferten Tradition steht der altfranzösische Versroman (Heldenlied) Renaut de Montauban aus dem späten 12. Jahrhundert. bzw. einer der wenigen identifizierten französischen Chanson de geste (La Chanson de Quatre Fils Aymons; im 15. Jahrhundert entstanden Prosafassungen; erste frz. Drucke: Lyon um 1480; Paris 1506). Geschildert wird mit epischen Motiven des Mittelalters eine Auseinandersetzung zwischen dem Kaiser und seinem Vasall. der Widerstand mächtiger Adelsgeschlechter des Karolingerreiches - hier Haimon von Dordogne und seiner Familie. die dem König Karl Vasallentreue geschworen haben - gegen die Zentralisierungsbestrebungen Karls des Großen. der die karolingische Reichsbildung im 8. Jahrhundert initiierte. und sein Herrschergeschlecht. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Illustr. Bücher - allgemein Literatur Franz.

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        THE FLY-FISHER'S ENTOMOLOGY

      London, Longmans, Green and Co., 1883 - THE FLY-FISHER'S ENTOMOLOGY with coloured representations of the natural and artificial insect, and a few observations and instructions on trout and grayling fishing by Alfred Ronalds. With twenty coloured plates. Ninth edition. London, Longmans, Green and Co., 1883 1 volume in-8 (23 x 15) de XII-132 pages + 24 p. de catalogue de l'éditeur (janvier 1886). 20 superbes planches mises en couleur à l'aquarelle et gommées à l'époque. Cartonnage de l'éditeur pleine toile verte gaufrée à froid, titre doré au centre du premier plat, relié sur brochure, doublures et gardes de papier noir. Très bon état. Quelques fissures de la toile sans gravité aux mors et coiffes légèrement frottée, coins légèrement touchés, intérieur frais, avec parfois quelques rousseurs. Quelques annotations et marques à l'encre. NEUVIÈME ÉDITION. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Felis Ornata [ Wild Cat ]

      [London: Elliot for the subscribers, 1883. Hand-coloured lithograph by J.Smit after Joseph Wolf, printed by M. & N.Hanhart. A very fine image from 'the best animal painter who ever lived' (Sir Edwin Landseer). Now known as the Indian Desert Cat and (in another location) Asian Steppe Wildcat, these cats inhabit arid regions of Asia in northeastern India and Pakistan, and northern China and Mongolia. They are about the size of Domestic Cats. One of the most striking images from Elliot's magnificent work A Monograph of the Felidae or Family of Cats (London: 1878-1883) which described and pictured all the species of cats then known, and is still the most beautiful work on the subject. The work was prompted by a perceived need to resolve the confusion that had built up around the naming of the various species of Felidae , particularly amongst the smaller cats. Wolf worked from specimens provided by Elliot, who visited all the great museums and zoological societies on both sides of the Atlantic. This allowed Elliot to make a comparative study of skeletons and skins and reduce the number of apparently separate species by nearly a third. Joseph Wolf served an apprenticeship with a Koblentz firm of lithographers, and spent some time working in Leiden and Darmstadt, before moving to London in 1848. The quality of his images was recognized immediately and he was rarely without work, producing natural history pictures of the highest quality for the Zoological Society of London, Henry Dresser, George Gray and John Gould, amongst many others. Wolf's work for Elliot marks the high-point of his illustrative work and his images of the cats are considered by many to be his masterpieces. Cf. Nissen ZBI 1279; cf. Wood p.332.

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