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        Mexico a Traves De Los Siglos Historia General Y Completa Del Densenuolvimento Social, Politico, Religioso, Militar, Artistico, Cientifico Y Literario De Mexico Desde La Antigüedad Mas Remota Hasta La Epoca Actual. ( 1883 - 1890 ) Mexico a Traves of Ages General and Complete History of Densenuolvimento Social, Political, Religious, Military, Artistic, Scientific and Literary Mexico from Remotest Antiquity to the Present Era. 5 Volume Set

      Espasa Barcelona, Barcelona 1883 - Hardcover. 5 Volume Set published between 1883 and 1890. Half leather with Red cloth boards. Elaborat Decorative gold gilt stamped front cover. Slight wear to leather, else Very Good condition. Profusely illustrated with chromolithographs and black & white engravings throughout. Volume I : Ancient History and Conquest (from antiquity to 1521) Volume II : History of the Vice-royalty (1521 - 1807) Volume III : War of Independence (1808 - 1821) Volume IV : Independent Mexico (1821 - 1855) Volume V : Reform (1855 - 1867). Published in spanish language in Barcelona. This item exceeds standard weight & will require extra postage. Please inquire. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Two ALsS as President of the Woman?s National Christian Temperance Union and an AQS ?For God & Home & Native Land.?

      Various, 1883-1890 Comprises:Autograph Letter Signed ?Frances E. Willard? as President, 2p, 5.25? x 8.25?, front & verso. On stationery of the Woman?s National Christian Temperance Union, New York, November 17, 1883. To Prof. Hopkins. Paper damage at upper edge. Very good condition. In part, ?While the Board of Directors of The Union Signal has the highest appreciation of The American Reformer, it feels that it could not compass the conditions of your offer & do justice to its own undertaking...?Autograph Quotation Signed ?Frances E. Willard,? 1p, 4.75? x 4.24?. In full, ?For God & Home / & Native Land / Frances E. Willard / Washington, D.C. / 28 Mar. ?88.? Horizontal fold through signature. Fine condition.Autograph Letter Signed ?Frances E. Willard? as President, 1p, 5.5? x 8.25?. On stationery of the National Woman?s Christian Temperance Union, Evanston, Illinois. Strengthened at folds on verso. In full, ?En route in N.J. My dear Sister: You

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        "Dr. Watt's second catechism, translated into Japanese by Rev. T. Kawakatsu."

      Yokohama: Evangelical Publication Society. 1883. "Square 16mo, pp. [2], 34; original printed wrappers showing a bird on a bough within a decorative woodcut border, and on the back the title in Japanese and English within a different decorative woodcut border; woodcut vignette on title-p., woodcut headpiece; some soiling, ink stain at top of back cover, occasional mild dampstaining, else very good. & & Interlinear text in Japanese in roman and hiragana character. & & Rutgers only in OCLC."

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      Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1883. original cloth, spine and front board gilt and black stamped. 8vo. original cloth, spine and front board gilt and black stamped. 624 pages. McBride 84-5. First edition, first state. Includes illustration of the author in flames, p. 441, and captioned illustration of "The St. Louis Hotel", p. 443. A second intermediate issue was released with no illustration on p. 441. "It it" on page 444. A first hand account of navigating the Mississippi by riverboat, focusing on the changes since the end of the Civil War. Written concurrently with Huckleberry Finn with similar themes. Sold by subscription only. Laid in is a first printing of "The Suppressed Chapter of Life on the Mississippi," printed as a limited, numbered edition of 250, circa 1913. This chapter was omitted by the publisher because of its critique of racial, political and social practices in the South after Reconstruction, which would have "a detrimental effect upon the Southern buyer" (BAL 3519). It was nonetheless printed as a leaflet. See also Caroline Ticknor, "Mark Twain's Missing Chapter," in The Bookman, May 1914. Also laid in is an unsigned letter to Arthur Rushmore, then at Harper & Brothers in New York, dated April 29, 1927 from Bellemoor (Wilmington), Delaware. The unknown writer apparently illustrated a later edition of Twain and expresses gratitude to the addressee and Mr. (Frank) Schoonover for their confidence in him. Front board and spine stamped in black and gilt. Frontispiece. Black and white illustrations throughout. Table of contents, list of illustrations, and four appendices Scuffed at edges, corners slightly bumped. The volume has been recased with the inner hinges repaired. Some pages in appendix folded along fore-edge.

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      New York; John Wiley’s Sons 1883 - Publishers cloth. O. [4], 67, [1], 115 pages. 20 cm. First Edition. Singerman 3136. In Hebrew. ‘First Talmud Textbook for Jewish Children in America. ’ (Goldman) Added title page: ‘Rahshe Perahkim: being selections from the Talmud and the Midrashim: Part I. , Agada. Part II. , Halaka. Arranged for the use of students. ’ "Rashe Perakim contains vocalized selections from the Talmud and Midrash. It represents the first attempt to incorporate Talmud into elementary Jewish education in America. ‘My heart originally desired to add a translation and commentary in the language of this land, in order to benefit our youngsters; however, the heart is dependent on the pocket therefore my work leaves the print-shop without the addition of a translation’ (p. 4) " (Goldman, Hebrew Printing in America, entry #288) . Arnold Bogumil David Ehrlich was a "Bible critic; born in Volodovka, near Brest-Litovsk, Russia, Jan. 15, 1848. Educated at the universities of Leipsic and Berlin, he later became assistant librarian of Oriental books in the Royal Library in Berlin. In 1878 he emigrated to the United States, settling in New York city, where he still (1903) resides. Since 1898 Ehrlich has devoted practically his entire time to his commentary on the Hebrew Bible, entitled ‘Mi? Ra ki-Peshu? O. " (EJ 1906) . Subjects: Midrash - Study and teaching. Talmud - Study and teaching. OCLC lists 8 copies. Cloth edges worn, backstrip contains some tears across, page edges lightly bumped, slight soiling in margins, otherwise clean and fresh. Good + condition. (AMR-39-36) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Der Erste und Zweite Kongress des Deutschen Schachbundes

      Leipzig: Verlag von Veit & Co, 1883 viii+228 pages with diagrams and tables lacks frontispiece. Octavo (8" x 5 1/2") bound in 3/4 leather with black boards and gilt lettering to spine. (Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana:5210) First edition.The city of Leipzig was the birthplace of the Deutschen Schachbund on July 18th, 1877. Over the next two years sixty-two chess clubs would become members of the foundling chess federation. Hofrat von Gottschall became the chairman of the federation and Hermann Zwanzig was made the general secretary. The Deutschen Schachbund reconvened at the Schützenhaus on July 15th, 1879. To commemorate the meeting, a Schachkongresse master's tournament was organized. This inaugural event was largely an internal affair. Three invitations went out to Austrian chess masters: Berthold Englisch, Karl Pitschel, and Adolf Schwarz. The remaining nine seats went to German chess masters: Louis and Wilfried Paulsen, Max Bier, Ernst Flechsig, Fritz Riemann, Emil Schallopp, Arnold Schottlaender, Johannes Von Minckwitz, and Carl Wemmers. The field and format were extremely limited, with two rounds being played on most days of the tournament. Records have been such that ten of the sixty-six games have not survived to the present day, and therefore they have been omitted from this collection. However, what began with the Deutschen Schachbund in Leipzig in 1879 would in the next two years evolve into one of the stronger and more widely recognized of international chess competitions the world would see over the course of the latter 19th century. Berthold Englisch won this event with 9 wins out of his eleven games.Condition:Rebound in three quarter leather, lacks frontispiece portrait else a very good copy of a scarce tournament.

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        The cities and cemeteries of Etruria.

      John Murray London 1883 - Third Edition, 2 volumes, 8vo., cxxviii, 501, [iii]; xv, 579, [i]pp., 2 folding maps, numerous wood-engraved plates and illustrations in the text, original green cloth gilt, a very good set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Direction des ballons. Notes sur le ballon et l'appareil de direction et d'aviation inventé et construit par J.-C. Pompéien-Piraud, ingénieur aéronautes.

      Imprimerie nouvelle 1883 - - Imprimerie nouvelle, Lyon 1883, 21x13,5cm., autre. - Edition originale. En frontispice, une gravure représentant le 'ballon et son appareil de navigation' construit par Pompéien-Piraud. Tableau synoptique des divers poids et surfaces d'ailes d'oiseau in-fine. Couverture avec une vignette gravée représentant une sorte de locomotive comportant des ailes et une queue ressemblant à celles de l'oiseau. Bel exemplaire. Plaquette publiée à compte d'auteur, de toute rareté. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Two Panoramic Views. Photographien van den Regter Maasoever boven en beneden Maastricht. 1. Gezicht op den regter - Maasoever bij middelmatige overstrooming (29 December 1882). 2. Gezicht op dezelfde streek bij gewonen waterstand der Maas (4 Maart 1883).

      Maastricht, 1882 - 1883. Original photographs, albumen prints, two panoramic views, each in 3 parts, 17 x 55 cm on one mount (48,5 x 66 cm). - - - Twee Torens, IJzeren spoorbrug, Kasteel Borgharen, Locomotieven loods De Bek, Station der Staatsspoorw., Overstrooming tusschen Grand Centr. Belge, Limmel en Borgharen, Rijksweg v. Maastricht naar Meerssen, Toren Dorp Limmel, Kasteel Bethléem, Overstroomde Landerijen in het Meerssenerveld, Villa Kanjel. Bijlage van de Derde Memorie van Toelichting betrekkelijk de overstroomingen der Maas boven en beneden Maastricht, houdende tevens de Aanwijzing van de weg te ruimen hindernissen in de Maas, die den vrijen afvoer van het water der rivier beletten, en van de verbeteringen, noodzakelijk om de overstroomingen tegen te gaan. - Ingediend aan Z. E. den Minister van Waterstaat H. & N. en aan de leden der Tweede Kamer van de Staten - Generaal dato 18 Mei 1883 door het lid der provinciale Staten van Limburg, Eugène Regout te Meerssen. KEYWORDS:netherlands / maastricht

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        Atlas Universel de Géographie Moderne, Physique, Politique, Historique, Industriel, Commercial et Militaire. Adopté par le Ministère de la Guerre pour l'Ecole Militaire de Saint-Cyr.

      Librairie Furne, Jouvet et Cie 1883 - 1 vol. in-folio (format 45,5 x 33 cm) reliure de l'époque demi-chagrin à coins maroquiné vert, dos à 5 nerfs orné, fleurons, Librairie Furne, Jouvet et Cie, Paris, 1883, 2 ff. (table des cartes et titre), et 42 cartes en couleurs (toutes en double-page sauf la 34 : Grèce et la 35 ; Caucase et Crimée) Bon état (rel. lég. frottée, fente au mors intérieur mais reliure parfaitement solide, lég. rouss. sur les premières cartes, bon exemplaire par ailleurs) pour ce rare exemplaire, adopté pour l'Ecole Militaire de Saint-Cyr. Langue: Français

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      1883 - GONSE, Louis. L'ART JAPONAIS. Paris: A. Quantin, 1883. 2 volumes, folio. No. 274 of 1400 copies, printed on papier velin. Volume I: [2],iv,310 pp.; Volume II: [4],369 pp. Each volume with 32 plates inserted, of which many are chromolithographs, and with numerous illustrations in the text. White silk over boards, with printed illustration and title to top board, and title printed to spine. The white silk has become rather grey and generally soiled over time, and is frayed at edges. The lower joint of Volume 2 is split, but the board remains attached. Text and plates are mostly clean despite occasional foxing. An early and important work which fueled Western interest in Japan and helped to initiate the 'Japonisme' which would culminate in Art Nouveau. Only a good copy of an increasingly hard-to-find title.

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        Geoffrey Chaucers Werke 3 Bände übersetzt von Adolf von Düring

      Grübner 1883 - 1886, Straßburg - 3 Seiten altersbedingt guter Zustand, Seiten altersgemäß vergilbt kartoniert

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      Burr Printing House 1883 - Very-nice, clean condition. Original 1883 hardback - not a reprint. Very-scarce book. Cobalt-blue boards with gilt lettering. Gilt page edges. Boards are clean and bright, show light wear (rubbing around edges). 182 pages. Very-minor, small foxing spots in 6 locations. Pages show light tanning. No writing or tears inside book. Tight spine, clean pages. Preface by George Stevens - Jacksonville, Illinois. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Voyage de la Vega autour de l'Asie et de l'Europe.

      Hachette et C., 1883-85, Paris, - Due volumi in 4°, pagg. (4), IV, 481, (3); (4), 478, (2) con 293 incisioni su legno nel testo, due ritratti in acciaio fuori testo, 8 cartine geografiche nel testo e 10 carte geografiche ripiegate, due delle quali sono a colori. Legatura posteriore in mezza pelle con angoli, filetti e titoli oro al dorso, nervi. Opera "accompagné d'un résumé des voyages précédemment effectués le long des cotes septentrionales de l'ancien continent". Traduzione autorizzata dall'Autore e curata da CharlesRabot e Charles Lallemand. Prima edizione francese Resoconto della celebre esplorazione dello svedese Nordenskiöld in cerca del Passaggio di Nord-Est. L'imbarcazione a vapore "Vega" il cui equipaggio rimase intrappolato nei ghiacci per 10 mesi. Raggiunse l'Alaska nel luglio del 1879 e, proseguendo il viaggio lungo le coste cinesi ed il canale di Suez, rientrò a Stoccolma nell'aprile del 1880 compiendo così la prima circumnavigazione dell'Eurasia. Fioriture tipiche della carta. Per il resto buon esemplare. Bussoli, Esplorazioni polari, pagg. 127-130. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Special Illustrated Edition of Building. Devoted to Architecture, Furniture, Decoration and Ornament. Volume 2 (1883-1884)

      New York: William T. Comstock. 1883-1884. First. First edition. Twelve issues bound in one volume (Volume 2: October 1883 to September 1884). Folio. 145pp. Illustrated throughout with plans, diagrams, figures, and 16 unnumbered "special" full page lithographic plates in each of the twelve numbers. Owner's small ink stamp: "L.D. Cleaveland, Architect" on the title page and contents page. Contemporary half morocco and cloth boards, gilt spine and raised bands, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled. Some scuffing to the morocco at the corners and edges board edges, very good. The text pages and plates are clean and tight. L.D. Cleaveland, a noted late 19th century Chicago based architect, was Superintendent of Buildings for the State of Illinois. Very uncommon. OCLC locates only one copy in Canada. .

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        Life on the Mississippi

      James R. Osgood and Company, Boston 1883 - Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain. First edition, intermediate A with Twain’s head in the flames on page 441, but with St. Charles Hotel as the caption on page 443. Rebound in dark brown ¾ leather with brown pebble design marbled paper. As new binding. Paper labels. Publisher: James R. Osgood and Company, Boston, 1883. Exceptionally clean copy with gilding on top edge. 624 pages. Protected by Mylar. Inventory #12-207. Price: $1750. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        VIAJE DE ESPAÑA, por un anónimo (1446-8).

      Traducido directamente del Alemán por E. G. R. Imp. Lit. V. Faure. Madrid, 1883 - . 31 cm. Portada+11 pág., XIX folios, 6 pág. de notas. Ilustr. con grabados. E. edit en tela, con ligeras manchas. * Rara edición tirada a 100 ejemplares en gran papel. Las iniciales de la traductores corresponden a doña Emilia Gayangos de Riaño. Figura en Foulche-Delbosch nº 9. En la portada va una etiqueta de la "Junta Delegada del Tesoro artístico. Libros depositados en la Biblioteca Nacional" procedente de Roque Pidal. viajes por España Libros modernos a partir de 1830 español

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        Five Reports on Western China by Consul-General (later Sir) Alexander Hosie

      London.: HMSO.. 1883- 1905.. Reports included in this collection are: China No.1 (1883). Despatch from Her Majesty's Chargé D'Affaires at Peking, Forwarding a Report by Mr. A. Hosie, Student Interpreter in the China Consular Service of a Journey through the Provinces of Kueichow and Yünnan. 37pp. China No.2 (1884). Report by Mr. Hosie of a Journey through the Provinces of Ssu-Ch'uan, Yünnan, and Kuei Chou: February 11 to June 14, 1883. 95pp. China No.2 (1885). Report by Mr. Hosie of a Journey through Central Ssu-Ch'uan in June and July, 1884. 37pp. First 6 pages evenly browned. China No.5 (1904). Report by Consul-General Hosie on the Province of Ssuch'uan. 2 folding black and white maps. 100pp. Last leaf of text and the two maps detached but present. 1904. China No.1 (1905). Report by Mr. A. Hosie, His Majesty's Consul-General at Chengtu, on a Journey to the Eastern Frontier of Thibet. Folding colour map. 87pp. Disbound, each report separate. Quarto. Very good copies. These five reports by (Sir) Alexander Hosie (1853-1925) of the British Consular Service in China record journeys he made in Western China in the early 1880s and again in the early 1900s. They were all considered valuable by the British Ministers to China of the day, and were printed for the information of both Houses of the British Parliament. The earlier reports are mainly on travel in the western provinces, then not as well-explored or well-known as they had become by the time of his later journeys, and one was specifically concerned with investigating insect white wax, a valuable local export commodity and securing specimens of the trees from which it was taken, as requested by the Director of Kew Gardens. Hosie’s accounts create a vivid picture of people and places, officials and soldiers, trade routes and burden bearers, products and scenery, mountains and rivers, and we can form a view of the man himself, and of his humanity. They were all made at first hand, for in his three years in West China, Hosie is credited with having travelled 5,000 miles, mainly on foot and horseback. (P.D. Coates - The China Consuls (Hong Kong, OUP, 1988), p. 313.) The record of the journey to the Tibetan frontier in mid 1904 took place when a British force crossed into Southern Tibet, overcame opposition, and occupied the capital Lhasa. In fact, Hosie was on the Chinese frontier at that very time, and was not permitted to cross into Tibetan territory. Always a shrewd observer, Hosie was also an accomplished writer who could entertain as well as inform. His account of this journey is one of his best. The other 1904 publication is devoted to a detailed description of the products of Western China, listed under vegetable, animal and mineral heads, and ends with his opinion that, however desirable, promotion of the export trade by any seem-ingly possible river route was in fact impractical. Along with Hosie’s reports on other travels conducted in the 1890s when he had twice been British Consul at Newchang in Manchuria, and the account of his later travels to check the location and extent of cultivation of the opium poppy in the early 1910s, the reports on China’s western provinces were also used in the four books which he published on these subjects between 1890 and 1922: namely, Three Years in Western China ….. (editions in 1890 and 1897); Manchuria: Its People, Resources and History (1904); On the Trail of the Opium Poppy …. , two vols, 1914); and Szechuan: Its Products, Industries and Resources, 1922). These books notwithstanding, the official publications, which contain the original accounts and are well produced (the last two with large folding maps) have an abiding charm and long-term value of their own. .

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      Published by R.H. Porter, Dulau & Co., 1883. Hardback. Very Good. Very good condition with no wrapper. With Coloured Illustrations of Their Eggs. Volume 4 is the Plates volume. Green leather spines and corners; marbled boards. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some chipping. Uneven browning and fading to cover edges and spines. Bookplates to front pastedowns. Some foxing and page browning. [S]

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        The History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880. Negroes as Slaves, Soldiers and as Citizens

      New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons. 1883. First. First edition Two volumes. Rebound with original spines laid down. Bookplates of a noted African-American editor, else near fine. Handsome copies of the first edition of a landmark history. .

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        Autograph letter - William T. Sherman

      - Autograph letter, signed "W. T. Sherman," to Mary Audenreid (St. Louis 1883); single leaf , 8vo., folded to form four pages; on personal letterhead; unpublished. "I was specially pleased to learn from your good letter of the 19th just received that you were first recovering from the dreadful shock of my official service and beginning to mingle with this gay world I somehow I don't estimate your friend Robertson as high as some do. His vanity seems excessive and he is somewhat indiscriminate in his attentions. A lady may receive the adulations of any gentleman and claim the rightful privileges of her sex the moment his attentions pass the limit of what she construes propriety. So every man loves the endearments of a woman, especially a pretty one, only he too is limited by the dread Rules 'Propriety.' As each sex construes this Rule for itself there is plenty of room for scandal. I think [Preston] Plumb [Kansas Republican senator] is an honorable man, but somehow I don't like to associate his name with yours that he admires you as much as you will let him is natural and proper but for life think a good many times. You are in no hurry, for unless some transcendent man and genius comes to you first, I somehow want you to wait now till Florence [Audenreid's daughter] is well married. That cannot be long, for this girl will be most attraction and fascinating to men - her willfulness and waywardness will be construed as smartness and vitality and as soon as she is out she will be the center of attraction. I have not heard from her, or of her except what you have written since I left New York, but yesterday I did write to her at Mrs. Reed, asking her to continue to write me, as I think it will do her good to empty her mind to some old fellow like me who can have but one motive, and that her ultimate good. Lizzie [Sherman's daughter] and I intended to drive out to Mrs. [?] in the country - today, but it proves to be one of those rainy, murky days when indoors is a necessity. I have a series of dinners and parties on hand to the end of November. So as yet I have no occasion to feel the ennui of this idle life. [John E.] Tourtelotte [Sherman's former aide] is now at work on my scrap book in my back office [in] the Old Dining Room. Rachael [Sherman's daughter] was at home last night and our parlors were well filled & c. Affectionately, your guardian." ----- According to biographer John Marszalek, Sherman became involved with Mary Audenreid, the wife of his aide, Joseph Audenreid, in the early 1880s. The two men had known each other for a long time, Audenreid first beginning service with Sherman in 1863. Mary had no special relationship with her husband's boss, but this changed in mid-June 1880 when Audenreid died after an extended illness. Soon Sherman was filling his letters to her with advice about how to get over her depression so she could continue raising Florence, her daughter. Eventually, she began to view the general romantically and reacted with mixed feelings. Mary was not discouraged; she continued her suit. In the end, Sherman settled for flirtations, public kisses, and, perhaps, brief liaisons. The relationship lasted until his death in 1891. A wonderful association [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Treasure Island

      London: Cassell & Company, Limited, 1883. 8vo, viii, 292, lacking ads. Frontispiece map of Treasure Island printed in four colors with original tissue guard. Full crushed blue morocco extra, gilt edges, upper cover stamped with a sailing ship in gold. A very fine copy in a slipcase. First edition, with first issue points: "dead man's chest" is not capitalized on pgs. 2 and 7; "rain" for "vain" in the last line of pg. 40; the "a" is not present in line 6 of pg. 63; the "8" is present in the pagination on pg. 83, which is generally lacking; the "7" is lacking in the pagination on pg. 127 (some copies have bold-stamped "7"); the period is lacking following "opportunity" in line 20 of pg. 178; "worse" for "worst" in line 3 of pg. 197. Generally regarded as the classic of piratical fiction, admired by W.B. Yeats and Jack London amongst others, it has remained in print since publication and has drawn the attention of many famous illustrators from N.C. Wyeth on. Beinecke 240-241. Morgan Library, Early Children's Books and Their Illustrations, 206. Osborne Collection II, pg. 1030. Prideaux 11.

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      Well-printed edition, covers decorated by importantRussian book artists S.Chekhonin, M.Dobuzhinsky andA.Leo.Grigory Yevseevich Zinoviev (1883 ?" 1936) ?" bolshevik,head of the Communist International (first Chairman ofthe Comintern's Executive Committee from 1919 to 1926),architect of several failed attempts to transform Germanyinto a Communism during the early 1920s. His oppositionto Stalin went him to the trail and execution in 1936.Zinoviev was the chief defendant in the "Trial of Sixteen",which marked the beginning of The Great Purge.[Comintern. Covers]

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      Boston, MA: Cupples, Upham & Co., 1883. Illustrated with 17 original etchings by Charles Volkmer, Thomas Moran, Henry C. Ford, James Craig Nicoll, William M. Hart, Charles Platt, et al. Unpaginated. Hardcover. Large 4to ( 12 inches x 9.25 inches ). Brown 1/2 leather over marbled boards. Top edge gilt. Covers quite worn; former art club library label to front pastedown. Internally clean and tight. A rare collection of original American art. Very good/No jacket issued. (Insurance required to ship this item). Our online prices currently reflect a 20% discount for our Fall Sale. No further dealer discounts are available at this time.

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        Store and Post Office at Los Alamos Santa Barbara Co. Cal. A Leslie Prop./Residence of A. Leslie, Los Alamos, Santa Barbara, Co. Cal.

      Oakland, 1883 This dual picture hand-colored lithograph "Store and Post Office at Los Alamos Santa Barbara Co. Cal. A Leslie Prop./Residence of A. Leslie, Los Alamos, Santa Barbara, Co. Cal." measures 11.75" x 8.75" and is in very good condition with light foxing and evidence of previous binding to the left edge. This finely colored and expertly detailed lithograph shows the downtown of Los Alamos, a town in Santa Barbara County. A wine and liquor store, general store and wagon and machinery store are all detailed and vibrantly colored. Fine details include horse drawn carriages, and towns people walking around the stores. The lower image of the Leslie residence (proprietor of the Los Alamos stores shown above) and his ranch in Los Alamos. A couple on horseback and horse drawn wagon are shown with a train speeding by in the distance.Thomas H. Thompson, formerly Captain Thomas, began his career preparing maps and atlases of Illinois and Iowa counties. At various times of his life he was in partnership with several different men, two of them, Louis Everts and Alfred Andreas, were old acquaintances from his army days. In 1870 Thompson and Everts began publishing atlases, releasing in that year what they called ?combination atlas maps.? In the 1870 atlases, lithographic illustrations were placed at the rear of the volumes.After 1870 the illustrations were interleaved with township maps throughout the atlases. The atlases were sold by subscription by traveling salesmen. Thompson and Everts dissolved their partnership in the early 1870s and in 1875 Thompson migrated to California. There he published atlases of Northern California. In partnership with Albert West, he issued atlases of Santa Clara County (1875), Alameda County (1878) and Solano County (1878). All are illustrated with lithographic views and sketches similar to those in the atlases of mid-western counties with a splendid array of lithographed plates showing the farms, houses, and other features of the settlements of Alameda County.

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        Rhyme and Reason

      MacMillan and Co. 1883 - binding slightly faded otherwise very good tight copy, ills. by Henry Holiday and Arthur Frost. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        On cases described as "acute rickets". Offprint

      London: J.E. Adlard, 1883. 1st edition. <p>Barlow, Thomas (1845-1945). On cases described as "acute rickets" which are probably a combination of scurvy and rickets. . . . Offprint from Medico-Chirurgical Transactions 66 (1883). [2] 61 [1]pp. Chromolithographed plate. London: J. E. Adelard, 1883. 215 x 139 mm. Original plain wrappers, a little soiled. Occasional foxing, but very good. </p><p>First Separate Edition, and extremely rare in offprint form. Garrison-Morton 3720. The classic description of infantile scurvy ("Barlow&#39;s disease"), including the pathology of the disease and a detailed list of cases. Up until the latter half of the 19th century, infantile scurvy had been confused with rickets: </p><p>"the isolation of scurvy from rickets as a definite and separate disease-although often concomitant in the same child-was a triumph of deductive reasoning" (DNB) </p><p> Barlow recommended fresh foods as a cure for the disease. Abt-Garrison, p. 103. Nichols et al., History of Pediatrics 1850-1950, p. 10. </p>

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      Apud Victorem Palme, Parisiis - Libraria S. Congregationis de Propaganda Fide, Romae 1883 - RO40164075: 19 tomes. Tome 16 manquant. Papiers tachés et muets, et étiquettes de code collés sur les dos. Tampons de bibliothèque en pages de titre. Plats du tome IV déchirés avec manques, ainsi que 40 dernières pages déchirées avec manques altérant la lecture. Plats du tome X déchirés avec manques. 1er plat du tome XV déchiré avec manque. 1ers plats des 3 derniers tomes manquants, et quelques déchirures avec manques. Très rare. Summam Théologicam Angelici Doctoris D. Thomae complectens. Illustriss. ac Reverendiss. in Christo Patri D. D. Carolo Amabili de La Tour-d'Auvergne-Lauraguais, Arch. Bituricensi Dictatus, Editio Nova, Correcta. In-8 Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos fané. Non coupé Classification Dewey : 470-Langues italiques. Latin [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Neurohypnologie. Traité du sommeil nerveux ou hypnotisme. Traduit de l'anglais par le Dr. Jules Simon avec une préface de C.E. Brown-Séquard

      Paris, A. Delahaye et E. Lecrosnier, 1883. - In-8, XV, 272, (1) pp., demi-vélin cartonné de l¿époque, dos élégamment orné, bel exemplaire. Première édition française, rare, traduite sur l¿édition originale anglaise parue en 1843 (Garrison & Morton, 4993). James Braid (1795-1860), médecin et chirurgien de Manchester, assista un jour à une séance publique de magnétisme donnée par Lafontaine et fut très impressionné. Les travaux qu¿il réalisa l¿ont conduit à rédiger cet ouvrage, dans lequel il crée le terme d¿hypnotisme et décrit avec précision les phénomènes qui s¿y rattachent. Braid, qui cherche à démontrer l¿absence de fluide magnétique, a été considéré comme le fondateur de l¿hypnotisme scientifique. L¿édition anglaise de ce traité provoqua un nouvel élan de recherches en France, sous l¿impulsion de Azam, qui utilisa l¿hypnotisme comme anesthésique. Cf. Garrison & Morton, 4993 pour la 1ère edition anglaise : ¿Braid inaugurated modern hypnotism, the word itself being introduced by him. His theories were adopted by Broca, Charcot, Liébeault and Bernheim; thus he founded the French school.¿ ; Crabtree 465, Zilboorg, pp. 356-357, 359 et 433 ; Hunter & Macalpine, pp. 906-910 ; Postel & Quetel, p. 59. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kate Greenaway&#39;s Calendar for 1884

      1883. first edition. In the Original Printed EnvelopeGREENAWAY, Kate. Kate Greenaway&#39;s Calendar for 1884. [A set of four cards in original printed envelope]. London & New York: George Routledge & Sons, [1883]. Four cards (three oblong quarto & one quarto , measuring approximately 9 3/4 x 7 3/8 inches; 249 x188 mm.), each with colored and floral borders or decorations, containing costumed figures in color and a calendar for 1884. The four cards contained in the original cream envelope (issue B - without the space for a postage stamp in the upper right corner) with an illustration printed in black on left-hand side,showing mother and two children in winter attire. The little boy is holding a card which says "A Happy New Year to You", and the little girl is holding one which says "Christmas is Come".The edges of the envelope have been strengthened with tape, otherwise near fine.We have never seen the printed envelope before&#133;Schuster & Engen. Kate Greenaway. A Catalogue Raisonné, 325b

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        Collection of albumen photographs of Philippines, including portraits of young women with fans

      Manila:. Ca. 1883.. Very good condition. A collection of 12 early 1880s photographs of the Philippines from an album, including landscape views of the Sooloo Islands ("The Town of Jolo"); Waterfall Majayjay; "Maudaloyau (sic) (Mandaluyong?) after Typhoon 20 Oct. 1883", River Pasig; a view of village houses and Mayon Volcano emitting smoke in the distance (titled "Albay Volcano"); "the Moat Manila"; "Volcano of Camiguin"; and "Majajay". & & The images of women include a lovely portrait of a young woman in elaborately embroidered blouse, her hair swept back, on the same album page as two young women in dark plaid dresses, wearing shawls, one with a half opened fan held in her right hand. In nineteenth century Philippines, under Spanish influence, there was a courtship tradition in which women conveyed their marital status by means of hand held fans; a half opened fan held in the right hand signified that a young lady was seeking a suitor. These portraits are highly similar in style and subject to a Francisco van Kamp portrait of a woman with swept back hair, (Francisco Van Camp Fotografía / Copia de exposicion. Museo Oriental. Real Colegio P.P Agustinos, Valladolid). Van Kamp was a Dutch photographer who took over the Manila studio of British photographer Albert Honiss when he died in 1874. In addition to his portraits, van Kamp is known to have produced a series of photographs following the 1880 earthquake; there is an image here following the typhoon of October 1883 showing the heavily damaged wooden frame of a large building. Another image with Western jockey seated on a water buffalo held by a Filipino in bowler and white shirt. Mounted on the same album page is a portrait of a young woman in white shawl, striped skirt and holding half opened fan in her right hand. Only two of the album pages have two photographs mounted on them; the remaining eight pages have one image only. Quite a few of the photographs have titles written in pencil and then overwritten in pen above and below the images. The 8 landscape photographs image size 10 3/4 x 8 1/2"; the three portraits of women 4 x 5 1/2"; the water buffalo rider 7 x 6". All of the photographs in remarkably good condition.

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        Felis Jaguarondi [Yaguaroundi ]

      [London: Daniel Giraud Elliot for the subscribers, 1883. A very fine image from &#39;the best animal painter who ever lived&#39; (Sir Edwin Landseer). The Jaguarundi [puma yaguarondi] lives mainly in Mexico, Central America and South America. They are seen very infrequently in southern Texas, New Mexico and the Sonora Desert in Arizona. One of the most striking images from Elliot&#39;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&#39;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. Hand-coloured lithograph by J.Smit after Joseph Wolf, printed by M. & N.Hanhart.

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        Contes cruels

      Paris, Calmann-Lévy 1883 - Livre épuisé 18,8 x 12,6 cm, demi-chagrin citron de l'époque, dos à cinq nerfs, pièces de titre et auteur havane, filet, tête cirée rouge, couv. non cons., faux-titre, titre, 352 pp., 1 f. blanc. Réf. bibliographiques : Carteret II, 470. Clouzot, 277. Condition : Edition originale (pas de grand papier). Séduisant exemplaire en demi-reliure de l'époque, sans aucune rousseur, deux feuillets effrangés en marge. 300g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An English Version of the Eclogues of Virgil by... With Illustrations by the Author

      London: Seeley & Co., 1883.. Limited edition, no. 34 of 135 large paper copies. Small folio. (ii), xvi, 102 pp. Publisher&#39;s vellum, gilt lettered to the spine and upper board, the latter also with a gilt vignette, edges uncut. An excellent copy. 14 plates, comprising 5 original etchings (1 completed by Samuel Palmer and 4 finished posthumously by his son) and 9 reproduced from the artist&#39;s drawings.

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        Two Panoramic Views (2).. Photographien van den Regter Maasoever boven en beneden Maastricht. 1. Gezicht op den regter - Maasoever bij middelmatige overstrooming (29 December 1882). 2. Gezicht op dezelfde streek bij gewonen waterstand der Maas (4 Maart 1883).

      Maastricht, 1882 - 1883. Original photographs, albumen prints, two panoramic views, each in 2 parts, 15 x 44,5 cm on one mount (48,5 x 66 cm). - - - Heerderbrug - Wijcker - en Heerderveld, IJzeren spoorbrug, Dorp Heugem, Dorp Heer, Landgoed Borcht, Rijksweg naar Gronsveld, Gemeente Gronsveld, Kasteel Hoogenweerd, Dorp Gronsveld. Bijlage van de Derde Memorie van Toelichting betrekkelijk de overstroomingen der Maas boven en beneden Maastricht, houdende tevens de Aanwijzing van de weg te ruimen hindernissen in de Maas, die den vrijen afvoer van het water der rivier beletten, en van de verbeteringen, noodzakelijk om de overstroomingen tegen te gaan. - Ingediend aan Z. E. den Minister van Waterstaat H. & N. en aan de leden der Tweede Kamer van de Staten - Generaal dato 18 Mei 1883 door het lid der provinciale Staten van Limburg, Eugène Regout te Meerssen. KEYWORDS:netherlands / maastricht

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        Catalogue of Imported Galloway Cattle, Registered in the Galloway Herd Book, the property of A. B. Mathews of Kansas City, MO., for sale by Auction on Friday, November 2d, 1883 .

      Kansas City, Missouri: Press of Ramsey, Millett & Hudson, 1883 - Over sixty-five Galloway bulls and heifers on the block, giving detailed pedigree. With an introduction by Matthews explaining the his interest in the breed (CATTLE TRADE) 8vo. Illustrated with 2 full-page Engravings. 76 pp. Original wrappers printed in red and black. Vertical crease to front wrap and a few corners previously turned down, a few prices realized in pencil. Very good. Not in OCLC [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Der Weltteil Australien?

      G. Freytag [and] Tempsky, 1882-, Leipzig and Prague 1883 - Four volumes, octavo, frontispieces in each volume, maps and other illustrations; original blindstamped green cloth. Influential German study of Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific. Karl Emil Jung, who had taught classics at Eton, emigrated to Australia in the 1850s, took part in several journeys into the interior, spent some years as a squatter, and worked as an educationalist including serving as Inspector of Schools for South Australia. He spent altogether more than twenty years in Australia, returning to Germany in the late-1870s where he wrote this extensive description of Australia and the Pacific with an audience of would-be German emigrants in mind. The book is divided into sections on: Australia and its native inhabitants; the Australian colonies including Tasmania; Melanesia, Polynesia; New Zealand; Micronesia. Jung became the German authority on Oceanic matters, and supplied information and articles on Australia and the Pacific to numerous periodicals, encyclopedias and text-books. His long stay in Australia had made him uniquely placed to give a comprehensive description of life downunder, and his book is very well illustrated with woodcuts, many of them full-page, of cities, landscapes, native peoples and natural features. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      1883. DREW, ALLIS & CO. MAP OF THE CITY OF NEWTON. Worcester: Drew, Allis & Co., 1883. Full-color lithographed folding map. 16 3/4"x 16 3/4". Folds to 6 1/8"x 4 1/8". Brown cloth stamped in gilt to front. Prior ownership in pencil to front pastedown. Two-inch tear where map attaches to boards and to one seam. Slightly toned with a few small discolorations. Boards show minimal wear. Quite scarce. Only two in OCLC.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("P. K. Rosegger").

      Krieglach, 14. VIII. 1883.. 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo.. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "Recht herzlichen Dank für den schönen Gruß, den Sie mir nachgeschickt haben. Derlei Anerkennung freut mich stets, obwohl ich im Angesichte herrlicher Vorbilder sowie in Anbetracht des göttlichen Stoffes, der einem Volksschriftsteller, Volks- u. Naturschildner zur Verfügung steht, mit meinen bisherigen Werken nicht zufrieden sein kann u. darf. Auf Ihre Anregung werde ich mich demnächst mit Hoffmann bekannt machen. Mein Bildungsgang bedingte es, daß ich mich bisher nur auf Wenige in der Literatur beschränken mußte, weil ich auch die Erfahrung machte, daß für mich Conzentration das das beste Mittel ist, ein Wesen zu vertiefen u. ein Können zu erhöhen [...]". - Auf Briefpapier mit gedr. Briefkopf des "Heimgarten".

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        Coturnix Coromandelica (Coromandel Quail)

      London 1883 - This splendid hand-colored, folio-size lithograph, Coturnix Coromandelica, from John Gould&#146;s (1804-1881) monumental book "Birds of Asia" (1850-1883) is in excellent condition with a few light staining marks. Measuring 15" x 21.75", this lithograph displays the author&#146;s scientific skill and attention to detail. Commonly called Coromandel Quails, or Rain Quails, these birds are expertly hand-colored in different shades of brown, with intricate feather patterns throughout their bodies. Two male quails are illustrated in a frontal position, one with his wing up, allowing for their patterned faces and plumage can be appreciated. John Gould was an English ornithologist, self-taught artist and naturalist. Gould first worked as a gardener under his father in the Royal Gardens of Windsor from 1818-1824, where he began his illustrations. He became an expert taxidermist, opening his own practice in London in 1824 and in 1827 he became the first Curator and Preserver at the museum of the Zoological Society of London. Through his work he was able to meet with the country&#146;s leading naturalists and view new collections of birds given to the Zoological Society. His interest in birds was continually developing and in 1830 he published his first volume on birds, &#147;A Century of Birds From the Himalaya Mountains.&#148; For the next fifty years, Gould, his wife and artists working with them traveled around Asia, the East Indies and Australia. His wife Elizabeth and other artists were able to transfer his sketches to stone; hand print and hand-color them. One of Gould's greatest achievements, the &#147;Birds of Asia&#148; was in production longer than any of his other work, taking thirty-four years for the appearance of its thirty-five parts. The ornithologist was fascinated by the diversity of the exotic, colorful species of Asia, and he conveyed his enchantment to viewers, creating one of his most monumental and magnificent sets. For the preparation of &#147;Birds of Asia&#148;, Gould&#146;s team of artists was joined by the German-born Josef Wolf, who, like Richter and Hart, would also become a long-term collaborator. The subjects of the plates are among the most varied of Gould's folios: trogons, kingfishers, sunbirds, woodpeckers, partridges, parrots, parakeets, pheasants, and many other genera are beautifully drawn, printed and colored. Gould placed many of the overwhelmingly vibrant, showy and elegant birds in settings appropriately lush and detailed. Perhaps more than in any of his other productions, he was careful to create an environment that was extensively delineated and highly accurate. In many of Gould's other books, the background was subtle or nonexistent, but he was clearly fascinated by the foliage and wildlife of Asia. The intended geographical range of the work was enormous and very much in keeping with the seemingly limitless ambition of the 19th century's most enterprising and prolific ornithologist. &#147;Birds of Asia&#148; was an overwhelming success, despite the great length of time over which it was produced. It was also a stunning feat in that, throughout the four decades of its production, the quality remained outstandingly high. The many noted subscribers included Queen Victoria, the Emperor of Austria, the kings of Hanover, Belgium, and Portugal, museums, universities, and institutions in cities worldwide.

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        Russian botanical atlas.

      . St. Petersburg, 1883. Small folio. 22 pp. plus 20 coloured chromolithographed plates. Contemporary quarter leather binding with marbled boards.* Rare botanical atlas, probably issued for instructional use. In 1887 and additional volume was published, which is not present here. Each plate has a page of descriptive text. The fine illustrations show mostly flowering plants, surrounded by anatomical details. Very finely done and artistically composed. Small spot on one plate, several small, light pencil marks, some age-toning. Colouring bright and natural. Rare, we found no further information about this title and its author in the usual reference books..

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        Le gouvernement, ce qu&#39;il a ete, ce qu&#39;il doit etre et le vrai socialisme en action

      Guillamin & Cie, Paris, 1883. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Text is in French. Text clean. Small number written lightly in pencil on half title page. Small pencil mark on back of front free end paper. Some light staining to pp 304-305. Marbled end papers. Fold out section near rear of book. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Spine starting at front hinge but all pages firmly attached. Pages tanned. Rebound to hardcover. Marbled boards with red leather spine and corners. Gilt lettering and raised bands on spine. Boards bumped and worn at corners, edges and spine ends. Boards heavily rubbed at spine ends and scuffed lightly along the length of the spine. Leather has peeled away in thin strips along the spine but is mostly intact.Top right leather corner on front board is lightly stained. Edges rubbed through to boards. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: . Inventory No: 505566..

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        Old Map - MAPA DE LA PROVINCIA DE VALENCIA por D.Luis Miquel y Roperto. Medalla de Oro en la Expo 1883

      Manuel Fernandez dibujó y grabó., Valencia 1883 - 1 mapa entelado 60x100 cm holandesa Buen estado En este Mapa se ha tomado por base la Triangulación de 1er orden ejecutada por el I.G.y E. y utilizando a la vez los itinerarios inéditos del Exmo.Sr.Don Federico de Botella y de Hornos. El número de habitantes procede del nomenclator de 1876. Escala 1:200,000

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      Houghton Mifflin, 1883-95, Boston - 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Complete 13 vols. Riverside Edition. Edited by Hawthorne's son-in-law, Julian. 8vo, original 3/4 scarlet morocco leather and marbled bds, title and spine gilt, raised bands. Heads and tails completely intact. Etched frontispieces. Extremely attractive and well cared for set in FINE condition. Provenance Wasserman, Sessler's Book Store, Mabel Zahn. BAL 7643. Hawthorne's complete works: The Ancestral Footstep; Tales, Sketches, and Other Papers with a biographical sketch by George Parsons Lathrop; Dr. Grimshaw's Secret - a Romance; Passages from the French and Italian Notebooks; The Dolliver Romance, Fanshawe, and Septimus Felton with an appendix containing The Ancestral Footstep; The Marble Faun; Our Old Home and English Notebooks, Vol.1 and 2; Passages from the American Notebooks; The House of Seven Gables and The Snow Image; A Wonder-Book, Tanglewood Tales, and Grandfather's Chair; The Scarlet Letter and The Blithedale Romance and Twice-Told Tales; Mosses from an Old Manse. ; 0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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