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        Kate Greenaway's Almanacks: 1883-1887 (14 Volumes in Custom Made Leather Presentation Box.)

      George Routledge & Sons 1883 - 14 volume set in custom made presentation box. Red leather presentation box, gilt stamped. Original bindings. Thirteen almanacs in hardcover, 4 in. x 3 in.; 1884 almanac is softcover, 5 1/4 in. x 3 3/16 in. Clean, unmarked pages. Good bindings and covers. A handsome set suitable for a gift. Schuster & Engen 3-16. "Complete Set of Kate Greenaway Almanacks 1st editions 1883-1895 & 1897 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sequitur Books]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Ulrike").

      Triblitz, 27. V. 1883.. 4 SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo.. An eine "liebe Bertha" mit Nachrichten aus dem Familienkreis: "[...] Meiner Schwester geht es ganz leidlich u. B [...] jezt auch wieder besser", doch sei "zu fürchten, daß sich das Übel wiederholt, da es ja nicht ganz geheilt werden kann wenn es richtig ist was die Herren Doktoren sagen; sie irren aber auch öfters [...]". - Goethe hatte 1821 die damals Siebzehnjährige während eines längeren Kuraufenthaltes in Marienbad kennengelernt und sich in sie verliebt; zwei Jahre darauf unterstand der Vierundsiebzigjährige sich auch nicht um ihre Hand anzuhalten, gar Großherzog Karl August von Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach dazu einzuspannen, in seinem Namen um die Neunzehnjährige zu werben. "Äußere Widerstände, nicht zuletzt aber eine zögernde Antwort Ulrikes bewegten ihn jedoch zum Verzicht. Der erschütternde Niederschlag dieser, wie Goethe selbst spürte, letzten 'seligen Liebe' seines Lebens wurde die 'Marienbader Elegie'" (Boerner, S. 125): "Und wenn der Mensch in seiner Qual verstummt | Gab mir ein Gott zu sagen was ich leide". - Tadellos erhalten. - Vgl. Peter Boerner: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Mit Selbstzeugnissen und Bilddokumenten. 200. bis 207. Tsd. Reinbek bei Hamburg, Rowohlt, 1990 (= Rowohlts Monographien, 100).

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        Bullarium Ordinis FF. Minorum S.P. Francisci Capucinorum. Volumes One and Two

      84 - Oeniponte, Innsbruck- Typis Wagnerianis, 1883. 84 - Oeniponte, Innsbruck- Typis Wagnerianis, 1883 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of bulls and briefs from the order of Capuchins. Volumes One and Two only. Two Volumes of Three. A continuation of the work published Rome : Zempel, 1740-1752 -Copac. Condition: Unbound gatherings, held in card wraps, with ribbon ties. Externally, bumped with some marks, with chipping and slight loss to the joints. Internally, some browning, and the occasional spot. With marginal discolouredtidemarks to the front and rear. Overall: GOOD..

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        Celles qui osent. Avec une préface par Guy de Maupassant.

      Marpon & Flammarion 1883 - - Marpon & Flammarion, Paris _sd (1883), relié. - Edition originale, préface par Guy de Maupassant. Reliure en pleine percaline tabac, dos lisse orné d'un fleuron estampé à froid, pièce de titre de maroquin orange, mors restaurés, reliure de l'époque. Précieux envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à son préfacier, Guy de Maupassant. Frontispice de Kauffmann gravé à l'eau-forte. Rousseurs. René Maizeroy est le pseudonyme du baron René-Jean Toussaint qui inspira à Guy de Maupassant le personnage de Duroy dans le roman Bel-Ami. Provenance: De la bibliothèque de Guy de Maupassant. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Peter Parley's Annual

      London - Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., 1883. London - Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., 1883 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A nice, clean copy of the 42nd Peter Parley's Annual. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering, decorationand pictorial boards. Peter Parley was the pseudonym of Samuel Griswold Goodrich (1793 - 1860), an American author and publisher. A largely self-educated man, Samuel Goodrich became a bookseller and publisher, his first success being The Token, an illustrated annual to which he was a frequent contributor, and that also contained some of the earliest work of Nathaniel Hawthorne, Nathaniel Parker Willis, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Lydia Maria Child. In 1827 he began, as Peter Parley, his series of books for the young, which embraced geography, biography, history, science and miscellaneous tales. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is slight wear to the extremities, including slight bumping and discolouration to the spine. Internally the pages are clean and generallybright, with some mild browning to the first couple of pages. Overall the condition is very good..

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        Le Vingtième Siècle. Texte et dessins par A. Robida.

      Georges Decaux,, Paris, 1883 - In-4° (300x190mm), pp. (4), 404, legatura coeva m. pelle rosso vivo con titolo e fregi dorati su dorso a nervetti. Piatti in percallina rossa. Sguardie marmorizzate. 50 incisioni f.t., su disegno di Robida stesso, sia in b.n. che a colori, eseguite in varie tecniche (10 sono in collotipia, 32 in gillotipia, 8 sono invece in fine coloritura a mano), e numerosissime altre in b.n. intercalate n.t. Alcuni aloni e macchie ai piatti, sparse fioriture interne, piccoli restauri ad alcune tavv. Buon esemplare. Edizione originale di uno dei più ricercati e singolari volumi di Robida (Compiègne, Oise, 1848-Neuilly-sur-Seine, 1926), celebre scrittore, illustratore, pittore, litografo e acquarellista. Con fervida fantasia, l'autore descrive, illustra le invenzioni, il costume e la moda del XX secolo. Il volume, ambientato nel 1952, anticipa tra l'altro l'invenzione del telefono, la televisione, la partecipazione delle donne alla vita politica e all'avvocatura, le case in cartapesta, lo sviluppo delle città in senso verticale, l'aeroplano, l'elicottero, le guerre civili e mondiali, i viaggi interplanetari, l'arrivo dell'uomo sulla Luna e la sua colonizzazione. "Il sera surtout recherché pour ses anticipations, par son crayon divinatoire, pressenti les modes de locomotion future et les procédés de guerre moderne. C'est un Gustave Doré au service d'un Jules Verne" (Efuard-Joseph, "Dictionnaire des Artistes contemporaines", III, p. 214). "Les commentateurs du style de Robida insistent sur sa fécondité, sur la diversité de ses sources d'inspiration et la flexibilité de sa manière en fonction des sujets, sur sa fantaisie inventive aussi bien quant à la narration que quant à l'illustration, toutes qualités de spontaneité qui ne négligent pourtant jamais l'exactitude des informations portées par son dessin, qu'il s'agisse de sujets futiles ou sérieux" (Bénézit). Vicaire, VI, 11549. Carteret, IV, p. 344. Hevesi, 439-440. Cfr. Olschki, "Choix", 7683 (ed. italiana). Clarke, The Pattern of Expectation 1644-2001, pp. 104-05. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, III, p. 91. Versins, Encyclopededie de l"Utopie, des Voyages Extraordinaires et de la Science Fiction, p. 759. Clute e Nicholls, The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, p. 1014. Albert Robida"s 20th Century, in Science-Fiction Studies, 10, 1983. Embs-Mellot, "Le siècle d'or du livre d'enfants et de jeunesse", Paris, 2000, p. 274. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tales of Old Japan. With illustrations drawn and cut on wood by Japanese artists.

      London. Macmillan and Co. 1883. 8vo. Dekorert originalbind. xii + 383 s. Rikt illustrated. 8vo. Publishers decorative cloth. xii + 383 pp. Richly illustrated.. Gulldekoren delvis forsvunnet. Gilt decorations on spine slightly dulled

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      Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1883. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1883. First American edition. Very Good +. 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. Spine ends and inner hinges professionally repaired, otherwise a fairly attractive copy.& & The author's first-hand look at navigating the Mississippi by riverboat and the changes to that area many years after the Civil War. Written concurrently with "Huckleberry Finn" and sharing several themes and even a few passages with that masterpiece. "The material offered by observations on the journey is various beyond enumeration, and much of it is extremely amusing. Hoaxes and exaggerations palmed off by pilots and other natives along the way upon supposed ignorant strangers; stories of gamblers and obsolete robbers; glimpses of character and manners; descriptions of scenery and places; statistics of trade; Indian legends; extracts from the comments of foreign travelers, -- all these occur, interspersed with two or three stories of either humorous or tragic import, or of both together." ("The Atlantic Monthly," September 1883). Very Good +.

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        The Aeneid, Georgics, and Eclogues of Virgil

      London - Effingham Wilson, 1883. London - Effingham Wilson, 1883 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A very scarce translation of the works of Virgil by T. Seymour Burt. Volume I covers books I-VII of the epic poem The Aeneid, whilst volume III covers The Georgics, The Eclogues, and selected other poems. Including the original Latin text. Volumes I and III of three only. Condition: In full morocco bindings. Externally quite smart, with just some light rubbing and sunning to the spines. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are brigt and clean, with just the odd spot. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        The Elements of Embryology

      London - Macmillan and Co., 1883. London - Macmillan and Co., 1883 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce edition of The Elements of Embryology by M. Foster and Francis M. Balfour written in two parts and illustrated with diagrams. Second edition revised. This edition edited by Adam Sedgwick, Fellow and Assistant Lecturerof Trinity College, Cambridgeand Walter Heape, Demonstrator in the Morphological Laboratory of the University of Cambridge. Previous owner's ink inscription dated 1885 to front free endpaper and 'Henry Kimpton, Medical Bookseller' label to front pastedown. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, sound but with slight wear to extremities, some marks and slight cockling to cloth to boards, with an institutional ink stamp to spine. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright and clean but with institutional stamps to pastedowns, handling marks to endpapers and offsetting to blanks. Overall: GOOD.

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        Histoire naturelle des champignons comestibles et vénéneux

      Paris, librairie Delagrave, 1883. 2 volumes in - 4 reliures postérieures signées Honnelaitre en demi - chagrin bordeaux, dos à nerfs à titres dorés, dorés sur tête, couvertures et dos conservés, 308 p., le second volume comporte les 75 planches coloriées montées sur onglets. Très bel ensemble, frais. Français relié DeCollection

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        Der Missions- und Heidenbote. Begründet von Pastor Ludwig Doll, 13 Jahrgänge: 5 (1883) bis 17 (1895). [Missionsberichte des 19. Jh, u.a. aus Ostafrika, Java und Tibet.]

      Neukirchen bei Moers : Stursberg, 1883 - 1895.. 13 Jahrgänge in 4 Bänden, insgesamt ca. 2500 S., mit vielen Abbildungen Gr.-8°, Bibliothekseinband. 13 Jahrgänge in 4 Bänden!!! Aus ehemaligem Bibliotheksbestand, mit entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen. Einbände stark berieben und angestaubt. Seiten an wenigen Stellen stockfleckig, bzw. mit Anstreichungen. 3. Sammelband (1894-1895) mit einer losen Seite. Bindungen sonst fest. Guter, teils mäßiger Zustand. Dennoch schöne und spannende Leseexemplare! jqx

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        Der Schatz des Freiherrn Karl von Rothschild. Meisterwerke alter Goldschmiedekunst aus dem 14. - 18. Jahrhundert. Hrsg. von F. Luthmer. Photogr. aufgen. von Wehe-Wehl. 15 Fototafen. (Trinkhorn aus Elfenbein; Taschenuhr; Silberne Kanne; Spätgot. Humpen & Nautilus in Silberfassung; Relief in Silber...; Kanne in Silber; Flaches Becken...; Grosser Pokal im Jamitzer-Form; Pilgerflasche von Glas...; Einband eines Gebetbuches; Schnabelkanne in Silber...; Spätgothischer Kelch; Crystallpokal...; Gothischer Doppelbecher...; Portugisische Silberschale)

      Frankfurt, Kunstverlag Heinrich Keller, 1883, 1885.. 15 Fototafeln mit 15 Textbeilagen. (= Serie 1) In einer braunen, grossen, goldgeprägten Or.-Mappe. Imp.-Folio.. Sehr gute Fotos der 1 Serie mit Textbeilagen. Beiliegend das Verkaufsprocpeckt des Verlages mit Aufzählung der 15 Fotos der 1. Serie, datiert 1882. //..// Zustand - und Einbandbeschreibung genau lesen!! Besonders bei Bestellungen über "" //..//

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        The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Tobias Smollett, Samuel Johnson, and William Shenstone

      London - Griffith and Farran, 1883. London - Griffith and Farran, 1883 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A lovely edition of this poetical treasuretrove, in a fine and rather decorative binding. Bound in leather with gilt lettering and decoration. Dated from similar editions on COPAC. With Illustrations by Sir John Gilbert. With Biographical Notices, and Notes of the Poets. With a Fargie Bookseller's blindstamp to the front blank. Sir John Gilbert, 1817-1897, was an English illustrator and painter. Gilbert is remembered primarily as an incredibly fertile illustrator, whose naturalistic, sketchy, and spirited designs captured both the elevated realm of poetry and the everyday world of the popular press -ODNB. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is only slight wear to the extremities, with just slight rubbing with sunning to the spine. Internally the pages are generally clean with only very slight browning to the edges and the very occasional spot. A small section has been removed from the lower margin of page 1 that does not affect the text. There is a neat ink inscription to the front blank. Overall the condition is very good..

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        Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle

      London - Longmans, Green, and Co., 1883. London - Longmans, Green, and Co., 1883 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A collection of the correspondence of notable letter-writer Jane Welsh Carlyle. Carlyle (1801-1866) was the wife of essayist Thomas Carlyle - who prepared these volumes for publication in the aftermath of her death -and has been cited as the reason for his fame and fortune. Tennyson viewed her as one of the rare Victorian wives who are of literary interest in their own right. . . to be remembered as one of the great letter writers (in some respects her husbands superior) of the nineteenth century is glory beyond the dreams of avarice. These volumes contains all her known correspondence alongside written memorials by those who knew her. First edition. Complete in three volumes. Condition: In full cloth bindings. Externally, a trifle rubbed with some minor wear to extremities and very slight loss to the head and tail of the spines. Hinges are strained. Internally, generally firmly bound with just a few pages working loose in places. Pages are largely bright and clean with only occasional spots or handling marks. Overall: GOOD..

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        Fables de La Fontaine (2 vols.)

      A. Quantin, 1883. A. Quantin. Fair. 1883. B0042P2T6W Fair. (Binding: Hardcover, Jacket: No Jacket) Half leather with marbled paper-covered boards, 32 cm, 2 vols, with frontispiece portrait of La Fontaine and 75 etchings by Delierre. Fair copies. Some foxing on endpapers and in pages, mostly in margins. Covers scuffed and Vol. 1 with abraded area (7? cm.) on front cover. Edges of covers rubbed, leather worn, and corners bumped. . B0042P2T6W .

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        Economy of Coal In House Fires;

      London - J. and A. Churchill, 1883. London - J. and A. Churchill, 1883 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. %0D%0AA Victorian study of the economy of using coal in house fires. %0D%0AIllustrated with plates, five of which have been hand-coloured. %0D%0ABookseller's label of D. B. Friend to front pastedown. %0D%0ACondition: %0D%0AIn an orange cloth binding. Externally, sound, with just a few marks and some slight wear to the extremities. Internally, binding strained in places. Pages are bright and clean, with just some foxing to the endpapers. Overall: VERY GOOD. %0D%0A%0D%0A.

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        Schweiz I. Skildringer og Billeder. Efter Woldemar Kadens tydske text og Carl v. Friesens svenske bearbejdelse ved P. Hansen

      Kopenhagen: Forlagsbureauet, 1883.. (4), 288 S., mit 48 Holzschnitt-Tafeln und zahlreichen Holzschnitt Illustrationen im Text nach Zeichnungen von Alexander und Arthur Calame, Franz und Paul Meyerheim, Friedrich Specht, Benjamin Vautier und anderen. Komplettes Exemplar des berühmten Werkes von Kaden in dänischer Sprache. Gr.-Fol. Roter Original-Halb-Leder-Einband mit montierter s/w Deckelillustration (Tells-Kappelle), goldgeprägtem Deckel- und Rückentitel, schwarz und goldgeprägten Ornamenten sowie gemusterten Vorsatzpapieren; fadenmarmorierter Schnitt.. Rücken oben mit Einriss, Kanten und Ecken etwas bestossen, sonst tadelloses Expl. Bei Bestellungen gegen offene Rechnung bitte Telefonnummer angeben. Danke!

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        Die Wichtelmännchen. Ein lustiges Bilderbuch für Groß und Klein.

      Braun & Schneider, München (vor 1883).. 3. Aufl. 32 Bl. mit handkolorierten ganzseitigen Illustrationen. quer 4° . OHLn. mit montiertem farbigen Deckelbild.. Einband mit stärkeren Gebrauchsspuren. Ein unbedrucktes Vorsatzblatt fehlt, vorderes Innengelenk gebrochen, Fadenheftung noch intakt, Bindung gelockert, Titelblatt mit Eckknick, drittes Blatt mit zwei oberflächlichen Schnittspuren. Allgemein sind die Seiten - insbesondere im ersten Drittel - fingerfleckig und an den Rändern angeschmutzt. Die Illustrationen sind in kräftigen Umrissen und frischen Farben aber immer noch ansprechend und ansehnlich. Auf Wunsch Digitalfotos. - Anscheinend recht selten. Bei Krahe unter # 141 nur als Doppeltitel mit "Mausjagd" erwähnt mit Datum 1883. Mit . Schrank

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        Mr. William Shakespeare’s Comedies, Histories, Tragedies and Poems. The text newly edited with glossarial, historical and explanatory notes by Richard Grant White

      Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company 1883-4. . Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company 1883-4. . Six volumes, 8vo. Portrait frontispiece in volume I, marbled endpapers, sides and edges. Contemporary half calf, gilt spines with green labels, some fading to spines otherwise a handsome set. “The Riverside Shakespeare”. Jaggard p548.

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        Collection of 36 Autograph Letters signed, from Alexander Gunn to William C. Whitney, and 2 letters from acquaintances of Gunn's to Whitney and Senator Mark Hanna

      n.p., ca. 1883-1901. n.p., ca. 1883-1901. (ZOAR) In all, 39 letters vols., Various sizes. . Generally in very good condition, some with original envelopes . Gunn, a friend of William C. Whitney, McKinley, and Mark Hanna, was a wealthy Cleveland businessman who retired to spend the last 20 years of his life in Zoar, the commune in Ohio. His note-books, covering-1901, were discovered after Gunn's death, edited by Don Seitz and published by WILLIAM COLLINS WHITNEY. Wesson, in MIDLAND NOTES, states: "Gunn's notes provide us with an enchanting picture of the pellucid life in the famous community of which he became a member. Though he fought to the last for the preservation of the community which he loved so dearly, ironically enough, it was his fireside stories of life in the land of flesh-pots that resulted in its dissolution by the dissatisfied younger members." The Zoar Society originated after 1817, when approximately 350 German immigrants, mostly poor, came to eastern Ohio and settled on a tract of 5,000 acres of land, along the banks of the Tuscarawas River. They were comprised of both Lutherans and Roman Catholics, who were coming to America to escape persecution. Joseph Bimeler was a teacher who became their political and religious leader. The village was named after the biblical city to which Lot fled from Sodom and Gomorrah Under the community Articles of Association, the earnings of every individual were to be turned over to a common treasury. While some families remained intact, there were some families which were broken up due to poverty, so that some homes were comprised only of men, while others were comprised only of women. The primary occupation in the community was farming, producing food for the community and for sale Gunn was was taken with Zoar and at the time of his retirement, the Society gave him the right to occupy one of the cabins in the northeast end of town, which Gunn named "The Hermitage." Gunn was the first "outsider" to be allowed into the village as a resident Mr. Gunn soon remodeled and furnished The Hermitage in luxury, and it became a fabulous club house where he did a great deal of entertaining. Among his guests were men such as William Whitney of New York and Mark Hanna of Cleveland Most of these letters were written while Gunn was at Zoar, many on "Zoar Society" stationary, others headed "The Hermitage." Gunn refers to Whitney several times as his best friend, and several of the letters offer anxious inquiries about the health of Whitney's wife, Flora, and deep condolences after her death. In a letter dated April 23, 1900, Gunn tells Whitney of the arrival of the book "The Cookbook by Oscar of the Waldorf," which included several of Gunn's cocktail recipes and which was inscribed to him by Oscar Tschirky; he transcribes the recipes for Whitney Other letters are written from abroad: Paris, San Francisco, Santa Barbara. Gunn sends Whitney a leaf from his journal, written at Lake Como in 1883. Also included is a telegram from Gunn to Whitney, dated April 29, 1901, shortly before Gunn's death, requesting that Whitney arrange to pick him up at the New York train station and transport him to a hospital. Gunn died shortly thereafter

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        Histoire de France

      Paris - Librairie Hachette et Cie, 1883. Paris - Librairie Hachette et Cie, 1883 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A copy of Victor Duruy's most famous work: his comprehensive history of FranceIllustrated throughout with numerous engravings, and twelve coloured folding maps. Jean Victor Duruy (1811 1894) was a French historian and statesman. In French. New edition. Complete in two volumes. Condition: In half-morocco bindings with marbled boards. Externally sound, though rubbed, with some wear to the joints. Internally, firmly bound. Ink signature to verso of front free-endpaper. Pages have some spotting to first and last few pages..

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        Life On the Mississippi

      CHATTO & WINDUS, LONDON 1883 - THE ORIGINAL FIRST EDITION, PRECEDING THE U.S. EDITION BY FIVE DAYS. Clemens had written articles in "Atlantic Monthly" in 1875. These provide much of the first half of the book, which is a splendid reminiscence of the years "Mark Twain" spent on the Mississippi as a steamboat pilot. From chapter 22 on he recounts his latter trip down the river as an honored guest and writer/ speaker.Binding: red cloth. Printing: letterpress. Paper: coated. Illustrations: Over 300 illustrations, not counting covers. Condition: Lacks pattered front free endpaper, short hinge tear. This is the first issue with the 32 pages of ads for Chatto & Windus dated "March 1883". The cover illustrates irate skiff paddlers shaking their fist at the departing steamboat which gave them religious tracts instead of the latest newspapers. Red cloth embossed with oriental style lettering in black and gilt. Spine darkened somewhat and worn at both ends especially at upper right. Both covers good; corners bumped; first flyleaf gone. Frontispiece of steamboat "Baton Rouge" fine; title with one tiny spot; text [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Rhyme? And Reason?

      London - Macmillan and Co., 1883. London - Macmillan and Co., 1883 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of this humorouspoetry collection by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated throughout with many engraved plates by Arthur B. Frost and Henry HolidayContaining his longest epic poem Phantasmagoria, amongst other poems. Phantasmagoria is a narrative discussion written in seven cantos between a ghost (a Phantom) and a man named Tibbets. Carroll portrays the ghost as not so different from human beings: although ghosts may jibber and jangle their chains, they, like us, simply have a job to do and that job is to haunt. Just as in our society, in ghost society there is a hierarchy, and ghosts are answerable to the King (who must be addressed as Your Royal Whiteness) if they disregard the Maxims of Behaviour. Condition: In a green cloth binding. Externally sound, though with a few marks and some bumping. Hinges are tender. Internally, binding strained in places. Pages have some handling marks and patches of foxing. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        Icones plantarum officinalium Scandinaviae. De skandinaviske Laegeplanter fremstillede efter Tavlerne i "Flora Danica".

      . [1883]. Folio. 365 handcoloured engraved plates showing Scandinavian medical plants. Housed in a beautiful contemporary dark blue leather box with text printed in gold on the top. * A reissue of "Flora Danica", original, as far as it was done with the original plates just after the whole work was finished. It contains all the medical plants from the work. All 365 plates are in fine contemporary handcolouring. Neither by Nissen BBI, nor by Pritzel. Christensen, Den danske Botaniks hist. II,256,118.

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        1883 Promptness, Square Dealing, Low Prices. Illustrated Wholesale Price LIst of the Busiest HOuse in America. Jobbers in DIamonds, Watches, Jewlery, SIlverware, Clocks, Spectacles

      Uniontown, PA: Wm. Hunt, 1883. Uniontown, PA: Wm. Hunt. 1883. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1883. Illustrated catalog. 287 pp. Illustrated throughout with countless rings, lockets, chains, clocks, vases, etc. Hardcover, small 4to., bound in green cloth with gilt titles. Light soil to the text-blocks, and the occasional finger smudge to the contents. Sound binding. Hunt Jewelers Book of Gems pamphlet laid-in. RARE. Digital images available upon request.

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        Zeitschrift des Bergischen Geschichtsvereins 21 Bände mit 36 Heften + 3 Registerbände

      Elberfeld/Bergischer Geschichtsverein 1883 (1883-1951). 10060 S. 8° Leinen - Band 18, Band 37 - 72, es fehlt der Band 54!!! 18. Bd.: Jahrgang 1882, 37. Bd.: Jahrgang 1904, 38. Bd.: Jahrgang 1905, 39/40. Bd.: Jahrgang 1906/07, 41/42. Bd.: Jahrgang 1908/09, 43/44. Bd.: Jahrgang 1910/11, 45/46. Bd.: Jahrgang 1912/13, 47/48. Bd.: Jahrgang 1914/15, 49/50. Bd.: Jahrgang 1916/17, 51. Bd.: Jahrgang 1918/19, 52/53. Bd.: Jahrgang 1920/21 + 1922, 55/56. Bd.: Jahrgang 1925/26 + 1927, 58. Bd.: Jahrgang 1929, 59. Bd.: Jahrgang 1930, 60/61. Bd.: Jahrgang 1931 + 1932/33, 62/63. Bd.: Jahrgang 1934 + 1935, 64/65. Bd.: Jahrgang 1936 + 1937, 66/67. Bd.: Jahrgang 1938 + 1939, 68/69. Bd.: Jahrgang 1940 + 1941/42, 70. Bd.: Jahrgang 1949, 71/72. Bd.: Jahrgang 1951 + 1952, 1. Registerband: Register zu Bd. 1 bis 27 der Monatsschrift und Bd. 1 und 2 der Mitteilungen des Bergischen Geschichtsvereins, Jahr 1957, 474 S., 2. Registerband: Register zu den Bänden 31-60, Jahr 1936, 484 S., komplett kopiert und eingebunden, 3. Registerband: Register zu Band 61 bis 80 der Zeitschrift des Bergischen Geschichtsvereins, Jahr 1972, 379 S.!!! In rotem Leinen gebunden. Buchrücken und Einband an den Ecken und Kanten leicht berieben / bestoßen. Bei Bd. 38, 39/40, 41/42 und 43/44 Aufkleber des Vorbesitzers auf Vorsatz. Bei Bd. 71/72 Namensstempel auf Titelblatt. 2. Registerband mit wenigen kl. weißen Flecken auf Buchdeckel. Gesamt sehr ordentlich - sauber, fest und vollständig!!!.

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        Charles Dickens' Complete Works (complete in 15 volumes)

      Boston: D. Lothrop & Co., 1883. Boston: D. Lothrop & Co., 1883. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. F. Barnard, J. Mahoney, S. Green, F. A. Fraser. These beautiful books are clean, tight square with sharp corners and unmarked. They have bright, clear pages extensively illustrated with full page, black & white drawing by one of the listed illustrated, most by Barnard. The beveled boards are covered in a rich ox-blood leather ruled with black lines to appear a three-quarter bindings. The spine, which have uniformly faded to a slightly lighter tone, have bright gilt titles and a gilt silhouette of Dickens' head amid five gilt bands defined by black lines. They are: 1. Pickwick Papers, 2. David Copperfiled, 3. Martin Chuzzlewit, 4. Nicholas Nickleby, 5. Bleak House, 6. Little Dorrit (a small rub on the rear board), 7. Dombey & Son, 8. Our Mutual Friend, 9. Oliver Twis, Pictures from Italy and American Notes, 10. Old Curiosity Shop and Hard Times, 11. Tlae of Two Cities and Sketches by Boz., 12. Barnaby Rudge and Mystery of Edwin Drood, 13. Great Expectations, Uncommercial Traveller, and Miscellaneous, 14. Christmas Stories and Reprinted Pieces, 15. Child's History of England and Miscellaneous. This set is in magnificent condition.

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      London: Thos. de la Rue & Co., n.d. [1883]. London: Thos. de la Rue & Co., n.d. [1883].  First edition thus, 20 x 24cm [oblong 4to], in publisher's forest green card wraps w/yellow title & design (a fairy riding a rodent, taken from the illus. on p.22) to fr. cover, yellow publ. adverts to rear, [1] 2-23 +2pp. publ. adverts to p.[24] & recto of rear cover, w/titlepage vignette, 6 colour & 14 sepia illus. by Thomson.  Printed in London by the publisher.  Inscribed "Mabel from Nell" & w/the bookseller's ticket of W. Whiteley of Westbourne Grove, both to verso of fr. cover.  Binding Good (extremities a bit worn, & tape repair to lower inside hinge); contents Very Good (lt. foxing to 1st few leaves, & margins sl. stained).  Fredeman 46.11, Colbeck 23, Lasner 18.

      [Bookseller: Leonard Roberts, Bookseller]
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        Das illustrirte Buch vom Hunde.

      . Unter Mitwirkung der hervorragendsten Züchter und Kynologen. Nebst einem Anhange über medicinische und chirurgische Behandlung der Hundekrankheiten von Dr. W. Gordon Stables. Uebersetzt und mit Anmerkungen versehen von R. von Schmiedeberg. 2 vols. Leipzig: Twietmeyer [1883-84]. Illustr. with 28 full-page chromolitographs and numerous woodcuts. Small 4to. 696 pp. Well-preserved copy bound in publisher's pictorial cloth..

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        A SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PARADISE (in the Suburbs of Los Angeles.) Being a Historic and Descriptive Account of Pasadena, San Gabriel, Sierra Madre, and La Cañada; With Important Reference to Los Angeles and All Southern California, and Containing map and illustrations

      Pasadena: R. W. C. Farnsworth (Printed at the Pacific Press, Oakland), 1883. Pasadena: R. W. C. Farnsworth (Printed at the Pacific Press, Oakland), 1883. First edition. Hardcover. Spine replaced, corners mended, leather somewhat mottled and with some scuffing, else very good overall and about fine internally. 132 pp., map, many illustrations (including several full-page) from engravings and photographs; 8vo, original russet morocco with elaborate embossed gilt front cover design, same design in blind on rear cover, later cloth spine; original floral patterned endpapers, all edges gilt. Pacific Press Book Bindery sticker affixed to front pastedown. Scarce and early promotional/historical volume describing to potential settlers the many assets of Pasadena and environs. Usually found in decorative wrappers and quite rare in this leather binding, likely one of very few deluxe copies. Text concludes with 6-page directory and map of Pasadena. Pages 64-66 contain an article by John Muir - "The Sierra Madre Mountains" - excerpted from a larger article that appeared the previous year in Century Magazine as "The Bee-Pastures of California." Cowan II, p.602; Kimes #157; Rocq #4610; Quebedeaux (Prime Sources of California and Nevada Local History 151 Rare and Important City, County and State Directories 1850-1906) #23.

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        Memoire sur la vision des couleurs materielles en mouvement de rotation et des vitesses numeriques de cercles dont une moite diametrale est coloree et l'autre blanche, vitesses correspondant a trois periodes de leur mouvement a partir de l'extreme vitesse jusqu'au repos.

      (Paris, 1883).. (27 x 22 cm). 378 S. Mit 12 kolorierten Textabbildungen und 20 (2 doppelblattgroßen und teils farbigen) lithographierten Tafeln. Moderner Halblederband im Stil der Zeit. (Aus: Memoires de l'Academie des Sciences. Tome XLII).. Erste Ausgabe eines seiner letzten großen Werke, in dem er eine Verknüpfung zwischen der Farbstoffchemie und einem Teil der physiologischen Optik herzustellen versucht. Dabei will er alle durch Selbstbeobachtung erfassbaren Farbkontrasterscheinungen auf ein einziges Gesetz zurückführen und bekräftigt zudem den Zusammenhang zwischen physiologischer Optik und der Malweise der Neo-Impressionisten. - Breitrandiges und nahezu fleckenfreies Exemplar. - DSB 3, 240 First edition. This is one of his last major works. - "His color studies made him one of the most influential scientists of the nineteenth century" (DSB). - Recent half calf. Very slightly foxed in places. Fine copy with wide margines

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        Summa Theologica. Juxta probatissimas editiones accurate correcta, quamplurimis annotationibus dilucidata, dissertationibusque aucta, quibus recentiores errores refelluntur, a Doctore Don Niceto Alonso Perujo.

      Valencia: Valentiæ Edetanorum, Typographia Friderici Domenech, Editoris, 1880-1883. - Doce volúmenes en 4to.mayor; XXXII-528 pp. + VIII-612 pp. + VII-587 pp. + 551 pp. + VIII-526 pp. + 510 pp. + 472 pp. + VIII-598 pp. + 472 pp. + 592 pp. + 352 pp. + 616 pp. Encuadernación uniforme de la época en pasta española con lomera ornada.

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        1. Ausstellung des Ob. Öst. [Oberösterreichischen] Schutz-Vereines für Jagd u. Fischerei 1883.

      (Linz, 1883);. Einzige Ausgabe. ca 48x32 cm; Mappe mit 14 auf starken Karton montierten Original-Fotogafien; Halbleder-Mappe d. Zt. mit 6 Bänder (Kapitale stärker bestoßen, Rücken berieben Innenseiten des Deckels etwas stockfleckig, Stempel auf Vorsatz); Einzige Ausgabe.. Die Fotos zeigen die Ausstellungsflächen folgender Personen: Fürst Schaumburg-Lippe; Herzog Ernst von Sachsen; Graf Franz Lamberg; Erzherzog Carl Salvator; Kaiser Franz Josef I.; Fhr Llevellyn und Arthur Kast; Herzog von Cumberland; Dr. Moritz Berthold; Fürst Camillo Starhemberg; Moritz Löwenfeld; Dr. Dürnberger; Graf Arthur Sprinzenstein; Dr. A. Bancalari; M. Burgholzer; Carl Stendel; August Straßer; Carl Maurer; Josef Leebner; Graf Conrad Ungnad Weißenwolff; sowie eine Ansicht des Ausstellungsteils des Oberösterreichischen Fischerei-Vereins. Die Fotografien stammen von F. Vismann, Linz. Wichtiges Kulturgeschichtliches Dokument in früher Fotographie. Von großer Seltenheit! Kein Exemplar in der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek, das Exemplar der oberösterreichischen Landesbibliothek besitzt nur 13 Tafeln!

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        Neue Pfade vom Missouri-Strom zum Stillen Meere. Ein Wegweiser durch Kansas, Colorado, Neu-Mexiko u. Arizona nach Californien.

      Köln & Leipzig Mayer 1883 - Erste Ausgabe. 23 x 15 cm. 1 Bl., 41 S. Hlwd. Etwas beschabt und bestoßen. Reste v. Rückenschild sichtbar. Mit Abbildungen und zwei Karten zur " Atchison-, Topeka- und Santa Fe-Eisenbahn ".; - Papier gebräunt, vordere Vorsätze mit eingeklebtem Zeitungsartikel, Abklatsch und Besitzvermerken, hintere mit Schadstellen, stellenweise etwas fleckig, Exlibris. 1.100 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: P. u. P. Hassold OHG]
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        Wapenboek Van De Nederlandse Adel

      Groningen: J.B.Wolters, 1883. Groningen: J.B.Wolters, 1883 Wapenboek van den Nederlandschen Adel, met Genealogische en Heraldische aantekeningen door J.B.Rietstap. XIII-239 + 335 pp. With (appr.) 600 finely executed chromolithographical coats of arms on 100 plates/pages as well as the often lacking addendum: 3 plates with 15 coats of arms. IN THE SUMPTUOUS ORIGINAL DECORATED BINDINGS IN A VERY GOOD CONDITION. Minor imperfections, some slight browning. A very handsome set!!!

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        Vingt années de Paris. Avec une préface d'Alphonse Daudet.

      C. Marpon et E. Flammarion, Paris 1883 - In-12 de (4)-XII-235-(5) pp. 2 ff. de catalogue, demi-veau vert, dos à nerfs, tête dorée, non rogné, couverture et dos conservés (Champs). Edition originale des souvenirs d'André Gill, alors interné à Charenton Saint-Maurice. Précieux exemplaire truffé. 1, Billet autographe signé d'André Gill adressé à son cher Montronet. 2, Carton d'invitation de la Première exposition de peinture au Grand-Hôtel du 15 février au 17 mars. Carte d'entrée personnelle Monsieur André Gill. 3, Carton d'invitation, Exposition d'Oeuvres d'André Gill, Galerie Vivienne, du 15 décembre au 15 janvier 1884, signé par Emile Cohl. 4, Catalogue de l'Exposition And. Gill, Exposition d'Oeuvres d'André Gill, Galerie Vivienne. Paris Imprimerie de Lutèce, 1884. In-12 de 16 pp. premier plat de couverture illustrée conservé. 5, Dessin aquarellé sur papier rose (8 x 11 cm). 6, Dessin signé aquarellé sur papier rose (8 x 11 cm). 7, Grande aquarelle signée (11 x 18 cm) représentant un vieux soldat portant bicorne, parapluie et sabre. De la bibliothèque Arsène Houssaye (ex-libris). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Life Magazine: An Incredible Run of The First 156 Volumes (Volume One, Number 1 January 4th, 1883 through Volume Six, Number 156 December, 1885)

      Life Magazine. Hardcover. An incredible and scarce complete run of the first 156 issues of Life Magazine, from the first issue published on January 4th, 1883, through Volume Six, Number 156, published in December of 1885. Rebound in half-leather boards. The front board of Volume Six is detached. The remaining five volumes have light wear at the corners and extremities. The texts are unmarked and the bindings remain sturdy and intact, although Volume Six is in need of minor repair. Full of wonderful vintage advertisements, illustrations, articles, etc. primarily focused on satirizing the times in both words and cartoons. The early writers were often politically incorrect, and criticized everything from Prohibition to politics, Teddy Roosevelt, the Czar, the Kaiser, Comstock, and Hearst. The February 26th, 1885 issue criticizes Twain for the "coarseness" of Huck Finn. 100% satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely and with delivery confirmation. Due to the heavy and/or oversized nature of this book, International Shipping will incur an extra charge. We always only charge actual shipping costs. . Very Good. 1883.

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        Römisch kaiserlicher Majestät Kriegsvölker im Zeitalter der Landsknechte.

      C. J. Wawra in Wien. A. Danz in Leipzig. o. J. (ca. 1883).. mit ill. Titel und 151 Uniformtafeln. 1 Blatt, 21 S. (davon 12 zur Geschichte der Landsknechte, die andern 9 sind Erläuterungen zu den Tafeln). - Tls. stockfl., einige Blattränd. etw. angestaubt. Monogramm a. T. u. Vors. Die Blätter lose in Ohlwd.-Mappe, Gelenke teils angerissen. Folio. in deutscher Sprache 600,00 EUR. Abbildungen von Kriegstrachten nach Holzschnitten des 16. Jahrhunderts. - Taf. 1 zeigt H. Burkmairs Reiterbildnis Kaiser Maximilians, Taf. 2-50 reproduzieren deutsche Kriegsleute von N. Meldemann und H. Guldenmundt aus den Jahren 1520-30. Die Blätter sind mit Versen von Hans Sachs versehen, manche auch mit den Namen der abgebildeten Persönlichkeiten. Die zweiten 50 Tafeln bringen eine Folge von Landsknechtdarstellungen von David de Necker (um 1520-30) und die dritten 50 Tafeln sind nach Burgkmair, Schäufelein u.a., sowie Darstellungen der "Kriegsämpter" nach dem Kriegsbuch des Grafen zu Solms 1559. Eine nn. Tafel zeigt das Reiterbildnis des Pfalzgrafen Friedrich bei Rhein nach M.Ostendorfer.

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        Life On The Mississippi With Over 300 Illustrations.

      Chatto & Windus, London 1883 - 561 pages.19 x 13.5 cm. The English edition preceded the American. 32 pages of adverts dated March 1883. Frontispiece with tissue guard. Endpapers printed in brown and leaf pattern. Very bright, fresh copy, partly unopened. BLANCK 3410. Orig. pictorial cloth lettered in gilt. Fine [Attributes: First Edition; 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 ).

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        Liebig-Bilder: Einzelserie Nr. 075: Segelschiffe I.

      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 75 " Segelschiffe 1 " ( mit französischem Text ) aus dem Jahr 1883-1884, gedruckt bei Testu & Massin in Paris. Gezeigt werden ( jeweils mit der Nationalflagge in vertikalen Streifen: Segelschiff mit Flagge rechts - Segelschiff mit Flagge links - Segelschiff in Seitenansicht mit rot-gelb-blauem Schiffsrumpf - Segelschiff in Seitenansicht mit schwarz-weiß-schwarzem Schiffsrumpf - Seitenansicht zweier Schiffe - Schiff an Kaimauer. Zusammen 6 Bilder, teils gering fleckig, teils leicht berieben, insgesamt aber recht gut erhalten. - sehr selten - ( Werbetext der Rückseite in französischer Sprache ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ).

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        Thesaurus inscriptionum Aegyptiacarum. Altaegyptische Inschriften. Gesammelt, verglichen, übertragen, erklärt und autographiert. 6 Teile in 2 Bänden.

      Leipzig, Hinrichs, 1883- 1891.. 4°. Zusammen VI, 2 Bll., 1578 SS., mit Zwischentiteln, zahlreichen Textfiguren und 1 Falttafel Halb-Leinen d. Zt. mit Rückenschildern. Originalausgabe des bedeutenden Standardwerks des deutschen Ägyptologen Heinrich Ferdinand Karl Brugsch (1827 - 1894). - Komplett in sechs Abteilungen. 1. Astronomische und astrologische Inschriften altaegyptischer Denkmaeler / 2. Kalendarische Inschriften altaegyptischer Denkmaeler / 3. Geographische Inschriften altaegyptischer Denkmaeler / 4. Mythologische Inschriften altaegyptischer Denkmaeler / 5. Historisch-biographische Inschriften altaegyptischer Denkmaeler / 6. Bautexte und Inschriften verschiedenen Inhaltes altaegyptischer Denkmaeler. In hieroglyphischer, hieratischer und demotischer Schrift gesammelt, besprochen und autographiert. - Die Titelblätter mit kleinem Stempel des "Königlichen Seminars für Orientalphilologie Göttingen" (ausgeschiedene Dublette) und alter Inventarnummer. - Gut erhalten, die Einbände etwas berieben und leicht angestaubt, die Tafel im Bug minimal eingerissen, papierbedingt gering gebräunt, sonst schönes, sauberes Exemplar.

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