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        Artesian Well. On Las Posas Ranch Ventura CO, CAL

      - A very detailed Hand-colored lithograph by Thompson and West from their series "History of Santa Barbara County, California", published in Oakland, CA, in 1883. Overall this print measures 11” x 14”. Thompson and Wests atlas was a a valuable gathering of material on the Los Angeles area as it began its significant growth from small town to metropolis. Information on the surrounding townships, agriculture, minerals, livestock, government, etc. and included drawings of the major homes, ranches, and vignettes of every day rural life at the time. Overall this print is in very good condition with some foxing and staining throughout margins.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco]
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        NIKKO^ZAN MEISHO^ JU^NIKEI

      1883. [COPPER ENGRAVING] MATSUURA YASU, artist. NIKKOZAN MEISHO JUNIKEI. Nikko: Shiozawa Ken'ichiro, Meiji 16 [1883]. The original sheets (from a folding album?) have been remounted on Japanese paper and fukuro-toji string binding. The cover of the original series is a bit edgeworn worn but the 12 hand-colored copper engravings, each about 12 x 17.5 cm, of sites around Nikko, waterfalls, river views, etc., are lovely - well-printed and well-preserved. From an interesting period aesthetically, when Japanese artists and craftsmen were introducing Western-derived techniques like lithography and engraving into printmaking, printing and the allied arts on a popular level. Unusual work.

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        VIAJE DE S.M. EL REY DON ALFONSO XII DE BORBÓN a varios paises extranjeros en septiembre de 1883.

      - 4º mayor (29,5 cm.) 180 p. Encuadernación holandesa piel con nervios y dorados en el lomo. Buen estado. Lugar: Madrid, Editorial: Imprenta del àsilo de Huerfanos del S.C. de Jesus?, Año: c.1884

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        Memoria sobre la Hacienda pública de España en 1881 á 1883

      - 8º mayor. (250 mm). 510 p., 1 h. ; Encuadernado en holandesa en rojo, con título y autor dorado en lomo conservando las cubiertas originales. Lugar: Madrid , Editorial: Sucesores de Rivadeneyra., Año: 1883 Otros datos: Interesante obra para el conocimiento detallado de la Hacienda Española en la Restauración por uno de sus más destacados protagonistas. Materia: Hacienda Pública española, siglo XIX, Restauración española, Notas: En 1852, Juan Francisco Camacho logró escaño al Congreso por Alcoy. Posteriormente aceptó el cargo de Ministro de

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        Bullarium Capucinorum seu collectio bullarum, brevium, decretorum . Continuatis Tomus 1-3 (Totius operis tomos 8-10).,

      Innsbruck, Wagner, 1883-1884. - Folio (37 x 25 cm). XL, 403 + XXXVIII, 427 + LVIII, 806 Seiten, 1 Bl. *Graesse I, 586; Wetzer/W. II, 1486 u. VII, 136. - Seltenes Hauptquellenwerk des Kapuzinerordens. - Die ersten 7 Bände erschienen bereits 1740-1752, die hier vorliegenden 3 Fortsetzungsbände (Bd. 8-10) erschienen erst im Jahre 1883. - Alter Klosterstempel auf den Titelblättern, insgesamt sehr gut erhalten. Die Einbände wurden gefertigt von Carl Bock, Buchbinderei in Ried (Oberösterreich). Wenn Sie am gleichen Tag 2 oder mehr Bücher bei uns bestellen, erfolgt der Versand (innerhalb der Europäischen Union) kostenfrei für die gesamte Lieferung. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 12000 Lederbände der Zeit mit Deckel- und Rückenvergoldung sowie je 8 vergoldeten Distanzschrauben.

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        Residence and Ranch of Isaac Miller

      Oakland 1883 - From History of Santa Barbara County, this hand colored lithograph depicts the estate of Isaac Miller. Measuring 8.5” x 11.75”, some foxing is evident throughout the margins.

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        Parrots in captivity... with notes on several species by the Hon. Rev. F.G.Dutton. London. George Belle and Sons (1883)-1884-87.

      3 voll., in 8°gr., bella leg. edit. in t.tela verde-scuro, titoli impressi in oro sul dorso, fregi a secco sui piatti e sui dorsi, il piatto ant. reca impressa in oro la figura di un pappagallo, pp. X-144, pp.XIV-114, pp.VIII-144, taglio sup. dorato; 81 bellissime tavv. (27 per ogni volume) di pappagalli, inc.a colori su legno da Benjamin Fawcett, su dis. di Alexander Francis Lydon,, 3 tavv. fungono da antiporta. Ottimo non comune esemplare.BrM(NH), 730 (possiede solo i primi due voll.). Casey Wood p. 368. Fine Bird Books (ediz. ital.) p. 103. Nissen IVB, 393. Zimmer I, p. 274.Trattazione di 81 specie di Pappagalli (inclusi i Cacatua, le varie specie di Ara e i bellissimi Parrocchetti) con particolare attenzione al loro comportamento in cattività. Di ogni specie viene fornito il nome scientifico, la relativa sinonimia e il nome in varie lingue. Per alcune delle specie trattate vi sono delle notazioni di F. G. Dutton. I primi due volumi vennero pubbliati in diciotto parti: le prime sei nel 1883 e le rimanenti nel 1884, il vol. terzo apparve intero nel 1887. Un quarto volume, in due parti, mai completato e con nove tavole apparve nel 1888, ma è assai raro da trovare, al punto che Zimmer lo cita senza averlo mai visto e il Fine Bird Books non fa menzione del quarto volume. Dal punto di vista iconografico è una delle migliori opere prodotte nella seconda metà dell'ottocento sui pappagalli.

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        20,000 Leagues Under the Seas [Vingt mille lieues sous les mers]. By Jules Verne

      NY, George Munro [1883]. 293, [294-302] p.; 18 cm. Translation of: Vingt mille lieues sous les mers. Series: Seaside Library. Pages [294-302] and inner cover publisher's advertisement. This early U.S. printing has the plural "seas." There is no copy of this rare popular softcover version in WorldCat. Stock#OB989. Vg, a binder has reinforced the cover and first signature, the corners of the front cover worn away, else very good. In slipcase.

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        Petit atlas de géographie en relief dressé sous la direction de Henri Mager.

      E. Bertaux 1883 Avec 12 cartes dont 9 en relief, 1 vol. in-4 carré cartonnage éditeur pleine percaline rouge, E. Bertaux, Paris, s.d. [ 1883 ], 12 cartes montées sur onglet dont 9 en relief (les 2 cartes politiques et le planisphère ne sont pas en relief) ; table des cartes : Planisphère - Europe Physique - Europe Politique - France physique - France politique - Colonies Françaises - Asie - Afrique - Amérique du Nord - Amérique du Sud - Australie - Les Alpes Rare atlas en relief, précédant de près d'une décennie "l'atlas complet de géographie en relief" du même auteur, le géographe et futur homme politique Henri Mager, qui n'avait que 24 ans lors de la publication du présent atlas en 1883. Etat très satisfaisant (rel. lég. frottée, pliure marginale au titre, petit mq. angulaire sans atteinte à la carte avec petites annotations anciennes à une carte plane). Français

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        Prosciugamento del lago Fucino. Descrizione storica e tecnica. (Testo) italiano, francese, inglese. -

      Roma, Propaganda Fide, 1883.3 volumi (2 di testo, 1 di illustrazioni). In-folio massimo. Magnifiche legature originali in marocchino color prugna, piatti con filetti oro e borchie dorate con impresso il monogramma AT (Alessandro Torlonia), piatti superiori con titolo impresso in oro, merletti interni, tagli dorati. 53 tavole in cromolitografia, per lo più a colori, 8 ripiegate: un'ampia veduta del lago su 3 fogli, carte geografiche, piante, progetti, spaccati, macchinari, e riproduzioni di 13 diplomi (altri 2 su 6 carte sono rilegati in fine). (2 bianche), XII, 383, (2 bianche) pp.; (2 bianche), (4), 282, (2), CXXX, (4), (2 bianche) pp.; splendido esemplare, quasi allo stato di nuovo; lievi fioriture sulle illustrazioni. L'opera è così suddivisa: volume I: Intorno alla formazione del bacino del lago Fucino (pp. 1-33), dei primi abitanti dell'Italia Centrale (pp. 35-122), storia del prosciugamento del lago Fucino e della costruzione dell'emissario di Claudio, da Giulio Cesare fino all'imperatore Adriano (pp. 123-257), fino all'anno 1852 (pp. 259-381); volume II: dal 1852 fino al suo compimento (pp. 1-262), seguono le note, le spiegazioni delle tavole, gli indici, e il volume III con le illustrazioni. Stupenda e rarissima edizione fuori commercio del più dettagliato resoconto su questa colossale impresa, scritto dai due ingegneri a cui vennero affidati i lavori. Il prosciugamento del lago del Fucino, il lago più grande del centro Italia, fu un'opera così complessa ed onerosa, da poter essere annoverata tra le più significative dell?Ottocento (all?epoca si diceva: «o i Torlonia prosciugano il Fucino, oppure il Fucino prosciuga i Torlonia»!). Treccani definisce questo trattato ?fondamentale?, mentre Lozzi, che evidentemente non l'aveva mai visto, lo cita vagamente alla nota del n. 2058. ICCU ne elenca solo tre esemplari, tutti in biblioteche romane. L?opera è sconosciuta alle nostre altre bibliografie, incluso Pansa, Abruzzi, che sul prosciugamento cita oltre 20 pubblicazioni. La particolare legatura, la cura nella veste tipografica e la carta a mano di Fabriano con filigrana che riproduce a piena pagina lo stemma dei Torlonia entro la scritta Asciugamento del lago del Fucino eseguito da Alessandro Torlonia, dimostrano il notevole costo di tiratura. E' evidente che questa lussuosa pubblicazione venne stampata in un numero assai limitato di esemplari, destinati in omaggio a pochissime personalità dell'epoca. An extremely rare and impressive publication, privately printed in a very limited number of copies on special hand-made paper to celebrate the drainage of Lake Fucino, the largest in central Italy. With 53 chromolithograph plates (8 folding): a large view, maps, plans, sections, details, etc. Original dark red morocco, gilt title on front covers, gilt edges. An excellent copy; some mild foxing to plates.

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        The Parochial Hymn Book

      W. Watson & Co Ltd, Preston. Undated.. Undated but c.1883. 281 hymns with words (no music). Pages crisp and clean. Cloth covers quite faded. Binding slightly loose at the ends. Name written in ink on first page, Overall good / good+ condition for a very scarce, old book. We welcome visitors to our large shop just outside Kelso in the Scottish Borders so please come and visit! ****Price includes UK P&P**** For overseas orders please email me.

      [Bookseller: FoundItAtLast Bookshop, Kelso]
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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1883. 20th edition

      London: John Wisden & Co, 1883.. First Edition. Green hardback cloth cover. Modern rebind. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. Page edges browning. 284pp :: 160mm x 100mm (6" x 4") :: Original covers and adverts not bound in

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        Northern fairy tales. Translated from P. C. Asbjörnsen's Norwegian fairy tales and H. C. Andersen's Danish fairy tales by H. L. Brækstad. With thirty-six full-page illustrations by R. T. Pritchett, and Clifford Merton.

      Ldn., . U. å. (Ca. 1883). 4to. Originalt blått shirtingbind med rik gulldekor på fordekkelen. Helt gullsnitt. Upaginert. Med 36 helsides farveillustrasjoner.. Bindet med bruksspor. Hilsen. Noe svak indre, fremre fals. Ryggen noe skjev

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        The History of France

      Sampson Lowe Marston Searle and Rivington. London. Sampson Lowe, Marston, Searle, and Rivington. 1883-1884. Very Handsomely bound in 3/4 gilt ruled straight grain morocco and marbled boards. Gilt ruled spine compartments. Gilt tooled raised bands. Gilt titles. Marbled endsheets. t.e.g. Thick 8vo. Illustrated throughout with full page plate engravings and further vignettes en texte. The mildest rubbing to several covers and spines. Some spines very mildly darkened. Several corners bumped. Volume 8 presents faint water staining to fore-edge with further staining to margins of internals not intruding upon text and images, else a Fine crisp set with terrific shelf appeal.Featured Sets.

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        Life on the Mississippi

      Hardcover, Good. "James R. Osgood Company, Boston 1883. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. Original brown cloth binding with gilt lettering and illustrations at the spine and front board. First issue with an illustration of Mark Twain's head in flames above an urn on page 441. This illustration was removed in later states because Twain's wife found the illustration morbid. Page 443 has the caption of the illustration that reads """"The St. Louis Hotel"""", later states read """"The St. Charles Hotel"""". Rare. {ref: BAL 3411}. Book Condition: Good+, shelf wear, fraying at the spine, rounded corners, previous owner's name at the endpaper, foxing, tight spine."

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        INTERNATIONAL FISHERIES' EXHIBITION COOKING BOOK. Containing Over 100 Recipes for Cooking Fish. Written and Compiled by the Author of "Facts and Hints for Every-Day Life."

      London:: Strand Publishing Company,. [1883].. 8vo. 7-1/16" x 5-1/8". 1st edition (cf. Driver 529.1, incorrectly titled "Cookery" book, and not seen). Not in Bitting or Cagle, nor do we locate a copy in any of the major library on-line listings. 31, [1] pp.. Original publisher's pale green wrappers printed in dark brown.. Minor wear & soiling. Light foxing to wrapper extremities. Withal,. a VG+ copy of a truly rare book.. This booklet issued for the Great International Fisheries Exhibition, London, 1883, and apparently circulated without authority from Exhibition officials, and to which Mrs Clarke, who did issue a sanctioned fisheries cook book, claimed absolutely no connection (cf. Driver 202.2).

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        The Statutes Of Western Australia. By Authority. 2 volumes

      1883. [Western Australia]. The Statutes Of Western Australia. By Authority. Melbourne: M'Carron, Bird & Co., 1883. Two volumes. Quarto (8-1/2" x 10-1/2"). Contemporary calf, rebacked, lettering pieces to spine. Moderate rubbing with some wear to extremities, internally clean. Ex-library. Location labels to spines, small stamps to title pages. * Contents digested alphabetically. Topics include Aborigines, administration of justice, admiralty lands, aliens, hawking, immigrants, industrial schools, intestates' estates, jetties and bridges, juries, joint stock companies, justices of the peace, wild horses and wrecks. OCLC locates 3 copies. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 6:91.

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        Beautiful and Curious Birds of the World

      Boston: published by the author for the subscribers, 1883. Folio. (26 1/2 x 20 1/2 inches). Letterpress title (verso blank), preface leaf (verso blank), dedication to Joel Asaph Allen (verso blank), contents leaf (verso blank), 20 text leaves. 20 lithographed plates (18 hand-colored) after Joseph Smit and others, printed by M. & N. Hanhart or Forbes & Co. of Boston. Contemporary black morocco gilt, gilt turn-ins, silk doublures and linings (rebacked, a few small repairs to edges). Cloth folding box. "A very rare book" (Bennett), limited to 200 copies, with beautiful plates on a grand scale including some of Smit's finest work. "In writing the present work I have striven to bring together some of the wonderful examples of the ornithological world, and to illustrate them in such a manner that others besides naturalists may become acquainted with the beautiful forms of bird life which inhabit our globe" (Preface). Given Cory's stated aim it is unsurprising that he has concentrated on the most spectacular bird family of all: the Birds of Paradise and their relatives the Lyre Birds and the Spotted Bower bird. Twelve of the twenty plates are from this group. The other eight include two of the best known extinct bird species: the Dodo and the Great Auk (also included amongst the extinct species is the Labrador Duck). The remaining depict many unusual species, with images of the Kiwi, the Ruff, the California Condor, the Black-headed Plover, and the Sacred Ibis. Bennett p. 28; BM(NH) I, p. 387; Fine Bird Books (1990), p. 87; McGrath p. 59; Wood 30; Nissen IVB 205; Nissen SVB 109; Zimmer p.137.

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        De l'Origine des Indiens du Nouveau-Monde et de Leur Civilisation.

      358, [2] pp. 4to. Modern blue-gray cloth over marbled paper covered boards to style, morocco spine label lettered in gilt, new endpapers, original wrappers bound in. First edition. Illus. with b/w drawings. Early Canadiana: 02254. Claude Philibert Darby de Thiersant (1826-1898) was a Naval officer, diplomat, sinologist, naturalist, and Consul General to Central America. Covers American Indians from North to South. A few light pencil notations else a fine unopened (uncut) and untrimmed copy rear bound-in wrappers worn.

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        Icones plantarum officinalium Scandinaviae. De skandinaviske Lægeplanter 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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        W. Hagelberg's zoologiska handatlas. En naturtrogen framställning af djurriket i dess hufvudformer. A. Däggdjuren, Mammalia. B. Foglarna, Aves. C. Kräldjur, Reptilia. Amfibier, Amphibia. D. Fiskar, Pisces. E. Leddjuren, Articulata eller Arthtropoda. F. Blötdjuren, Mollusca. G. Maskarna, Vermes. Tagghudingarna, Echinodermata. Kavitetdjuren, Coelenterata. Urdjuren, Protozoa. 1-7, 5 volymer.

      På eget förlag, Berlin, [1883-1885]. Stor 8:o. Sammanlagt 155 s. text + totalt 1083 avbildningar fördelade på 92 planscher. 1:a svenska upplagan. På delarna A, B, C-D samt F-G har de ursprungliga pappbandens ryggar vid skilda tillfällen förstärkts med klotremsa, delarna C-D samt F-G har dessutom försetts med nya för- och eftersättsblad. Del E ombunden i senare klotband, med de ursprunliga dekorerade pärmpapperen monterade på pärmarna. Pärmarnas kanter på delarna A och B med kraftigare stöt- och skrapmärken, samt med namnteckning respektive liten tillskrift på fria försättsbladens baksida. Inlagan i del B överlag något vågformad på grund av det frikostiga bruket av lim vid inklistringen av de många bilderna. Inlagorna i övrigt med någon enstaka namnteckning och namnstämpel, några längre revor intill falsarna, samt ett flertal mindre naggar och revor i marginalerna; några sidor med svag fuktrand i marginalen. Textsidan ackompanjerande plansch 54 med liten textförlsut, planscherna 6 och 7 delvis lösa.. Verket är en översättning av den tyska originalupplagan från åren 1879-1881, och omfattar i sin helhet sju avdelningar fördelade på fem volymer. De många små bilderna är utförda i färglitografiskt tryck och klistrades in av läsaren, eftersom bilderna ursprungligen levererades som lösa ark i askar

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        ALBUM de peintre en batiment - Travaux élémentaires (Troisieme série ATTRIBUTS ET DECORS), Paris, Ducher E C., 1883

      Cartella originale tutta tela rossa, con titoli in oro sul piatto (piccoli danni al dorso) che contiene le seguenti bellissime tavole cromoliltografiche. Ognuna può essere considerata un manifesto dell'arte di fine ottocento. (cm.32 x 45). 01) Dispositions pour enseignes 03) Trophée 04) Armoiries 05) Coutils et faux rideaux 07) Ornements incrustes 08) Porte peinte en bronze 09) Bordure renaissance- Bordure Louis XIV 11) Décoration d'eglise 12) Lettres perles rubans 13) Store fond de paysage 14) Ornements en grisaille 15) Ornements pour caissons 16) Acrotéres balustres galerie A. jour 17) Décoration pour brasserie, bal, etc. 18) Rideau d'un theatre de société 19) Details d'ornement varies 20) Décoration d'escalier 21) Décoration etrusque 28) Lettres riches-fantaisie (molto belle) 29) Décoration d'un cabinet de Vins-Restaurant 30) Décoration d'un bal champetre.

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        Proceedings of the Society for Psychical Research: 138 issues between Vol 1 part 2 (April 1883) and Vol 57 part 217 (Jan 1993) plus indexes for volumes 1 - 55 (1883 - 1972). Vol 46 (1940 - 1941) is bound.

      Society for Psychical Reseach, 1883.. First Edition. Softcover. Good. 138 issues, most in very good condition, some card covers marked and worn. Most are bound with the shorter issues stitched. Private library stamp on first page of some volumes and on rear cover of some other copies. The early numbering/dates are erratic in a couple of issues. Vol 1 pt. 2; (1883); Vol 2 pts. 5 & 6 (Apr & Jul 1884); Vol 3 pts. 8 & 9 (May & Dec 1885),pt 9 includes 3 pull outs, a plan of Madame Blavatsky's occult rooms and 2 tracings of her documents; Vol 5 pts. 12 - 14 (Jun, Dec 1888 & Jun 1889); Vol 6 pts. 16 & 17 (Jun & Dec 1890); Vol 7 pts. 18 & 19 (Apr & Jul 1891); Vol 8 pt. 21 (Jun 1892); Vol 11 pt. 28 (Jul 1895); Vol 12 pts. 30 & 31 (Jul & Dec 1896); Vol 13 pts. 32 & 33 (Jul 1897 & Feb 1898); Vol 14 pts. 34 & 35 (Dec 1898 & Jul 1899); Vol 15 pts. 36 & 38 (Feb & Oct 1900); Vol 17 pts. 44 & 45 (Jun 1902 & Feb 1903); Vol 18 pt. 48 (Mar 1904); Vol 20 pt. 53 (Oct 1906); Vol 21 pts. 52, appendix 52, 54 - 56 (Feb, Mar & Oct 1907, Jun 1908 & Feb 1909); Vol 22 pt. 57 (Oct 1908); Vol 23 pt. 59 (Nov 1909); Vol 24 pts. 60, 61 & appendix 61, (Mar, Jun, & Nov 1910); Vol 25 pts. 62 & 64 (Mar & Aug 1911); Vol 26 pts. 66 & 67 (Nov 1912 & Jul 1913); Vol 27 pt. 69 (Jul 1914); Vol 28 pt. 71 (Dec 1915), water stained and worn; Vol 29 pts. 72, 74 & appendix 74, (Nov 1916, Dec 1917, & Mar 1918); Vol 30 pts. 76 & 77 (Nov 1918 & Jul 1919); Vol 32 pt. 83 (Jul 1921); Vol 33 pts. 86, 87, 88 & appendix 88, (Oct 1922, Mar, Jul & Nov 1923); Vol 34 pts. 90, 92 & 93 (May - Dec 1924); Vol 35 pts. 94 & 95 & appendix 96 (May & Jul 1925 & Mar 1926); Vol 36 pts. 97, 99 - 103 (Jan 1926 - Nov 1927); Vol 38 pts. 107, 109 - 111 (Jul 1928 - Jun 1929); Vol 39 pts.112 & 116 (Aug 1929 & Oct 1930); Vol 40 pts. 121 & 123 - 125 (Jul 1931 & Jun 1932); Vol 41 pts. 128 & 132 (Jan & Dec 1933); Vol 42 pts. 136 & appendix 138, (Jul 1934 & 1935); Vol 43 pts. 139, 140 & 143 (Apr, May & Dec 1935); Vol 44 pts. 145, 146 & 148 - 151 & appendix 151 (May 1936 - Dec 1937); Vol 45 pts. 152 - 157, 159 & 160 (Jan 1938 - Dec 1939); Vol 46 Pts 161 -165 (1940 - 1941) plus index, bound in green cloth with gilt titles; Vol 47 pt. appendix 171 (May 1946); Vol 48 pt. appendix 176 (Sept 1949); Vol 49 pts. 178 - 181(Jul 1950 - Nov 1952); Vol 50 pts. 183 - 185 (May 1953 - May 1956); Vol 51 Pt. 186 (Jan 1956); Vol 52 pts. 187 - 189, (Oct 1958 - Feb 1960); Vol 53 pts. 190, 192 & 193, (May 1960 - Dec 1962); Vol 54 pts. 195 - 198, (Mar 1964 - Apr 1966); Vol 55 pts. 199 - 206, (Dec 1966 - Jul 1972); Vol 56 pts. 207 - 212 (Jun 1973 - Oct 1982) plus index; Vol 57 pts. 213 - 217 (Oct 1984 - Jan 1993); Index Vol 1 to Vol 54 and Index for Vol 55

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        Wholesale Price List. Season 1883-'84. Samuel Winslow, Manufacturer of Skates & Straps, Double Clamp Club Skates, and Patent Vineyard Roller Skates

      Dame Stoddard & Kendall Boston: Dame, Stoddard & Kendall, (1883). Octavo. 30pp. A fully-illustrated catalogue of ice and roller skates manufactured by the Samuel Winslow Skate Company of Worcester, Massachusetts, printed in black & white on blue paper. The skates are designed to strap or clamp onto the bottom of one's shoe, and are offered in a variety of styles, including the popular "Vineyard Roller" for rink skating. The catalogue also lists replacement straps, runners, hardware, and other parts for the skates. An early trade catalog for the Boston firm Dame, Stoddard, and Kendall, a shop that specialized in sporting equipment and cutlery, which began operating under that name in 1882. Fine in printed, pictorial tan wrappers.

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        Sjöbodar. »Motiv från Vaxholm».

      Blyertsteckning. Signerad »C.?Flodman». Titeln återgår på en egenhändig notering i nedre marginalen. 16,2?×?25 cm. Svag missfärgning längs bladets marginaler från äldre passepartout. Inramad. Den talangfulle landskapsmålaren Carl Flodman studerade vid Konstakademien 1883-86 men gick bort endast 25 år gammal efter en kort tids sjukdom. Hans efterlämnade produktion av målningar är mycket liten. Från Vaxholm finns utöver denna teckning även oljemålningen »Uppdragna båtar», daterad 26/2 1885. Viggo Loos' karakteristik av målningen säger en del även om teckningen: »Det var framför allt vid stränderna och fiskelägena, som Flodman fann motiv för sitt friluftsstudium utan allt effektsökeri. Han nöjde sig med det enklast tänkbara, några svarta båtskrov och en röd sjöbod» (1).Flodman utmärkte sig i hög grad som tecknare: »Hur förträffliga hans taflor än äro, öfverträffas de likväl af hans pennteckningar, och ritstiftet förde han med ändå större säkerhet än penseln» (2).Mot slutet av sitt liv utförde Carl Flodman 11 landskapsetsningar i litet format, de hör till klenoderna i svensk etsningskonst.. (1) Friluftsmåleriets genombrott i svensk konst 1860-1885 (1945), s. 309 & 353. Målningens frusna strandmotiv återger ett svart båtskrov som avtecknar sig mot vattnet i bakgrunden. Den såldes som nr 63 på Beijers klassiska vårauktion 1990 (Kat. 40, Stockholm 1990). | (2) Gustaf Lamm, Carl Flodman och hans etsningar (1888), s. 4

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        THE JEANETTE: And a Complete and Authentic Narrative Encyclopedia of All Voyages and Expeditions to the North Polar Regions containing a complete account of the most remarkable examples of heroism, endurance and suffering on record.

      Cincinnati: W.E. Dibble, 1883.. 1st Edition: xvi, 840pp, illustrated, 200 engravings (illustrations and tailpieces). Original decorative red cloth covers with gilt titling to spine, floral eps, marbled page edges. Full Title: THE JEANETTE: And a Complete and Authentic Narrative Encyclopedia of All Voyages and Expeditions to the North Polar Regions, containing a complete account of the most remarkable examples of heroism, endurance and suffering on record. Embracing the biography of voyages of Franklin, Kane, Hayes, Hall and De Long. With an account of the development of Arctic navigation through the voyages of the norsemen, the cabots, Gilbert, Davids, Barentz, Hudson, Baffin, Behring, Mackenzie, Cook, Scorseby, Parry, Wrangell, Ross, Nares, Nordenskiold, Schwatka,Smith, Young, and many others; An accurate description of all important scientific and geographical discoveries ever made in the frozen North. A very rare title. Shelfware, spine sunned, eps split at hinge. Contents clean. Very Good

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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.. 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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        THE VOYAGE OF THE JEANETTE: The Ship and Ice Journals of George W. De Long Lieutenant -Commander of the Polar Expedition of 1879-1881. Edited by his wife Emma de Long. 2 volumes.

      London: Kegan Paul, Trench and Company, 1883.. 1st edition: Vol I - xii, 1-440p, Vol II - x, 441-911p. illustrated, 16 engraved plates, including potraits, plus vignettes, maps and charts and diagrams, Includes 2 large folding maps. Ex library with red cloth covers with original covers pasted to fronts and spines, black eps and numbers to rear of title page, both volumes, no other markings. Map at rear of volume I has been torn and repaired, potrait frontispiece Vol I loose, map at page 744 is at page 796, stain affecting page edges842-904 volume II, Occaisional spotting, mainly to prelims but overall Very Good.

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        The North-West Coast of America, being Results of Recent Ethnological Researches

      from the Collections of the Royal Museums at Berlin, published by the Directors of the Ethnological Department, translated from the German, First Edition in English, [3], 12pp with 13 superb plates of which 5 plates in colour, with accompanying descriptive letterpress , c.19 x 14 inches large folio, old circular armorial uninked embossed library paper-stamp on title occasionally repeated in text and on plate edges, library cloth, a very good copy, London, Asher, 1883. * The folio represented a small sample of the thousands of West-Coast Native artifacts shipped to the Berlin Museum commencing in 1882. The full colour original lithographs were produced in Berlin by the Museum. The productions were considered the ultimate in reproduction colour and the folio itself became very sought after.

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        Study And Stimulants Or The Use Of Intoxicants And Narcotics In Relation To Intellectual Life As Illustrated By Personal Communications On The Subject from Men of Letters and of Science. Edited by A. Arthur Reade.

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co. / Manchester: A. Heywood and Son 1883 (1st.). . Maroon cloth with paper label on spine (is a variant binding). Dark green endpapers. Half-title. pp. vii / 207 pp. The title-label on spine is rubbed and a bit chipped on one side and slightly marked. Covers clean, although there is a faint mark back cover. Else very clean inside. Paper on endpapers hinge is slight cracked, binding is still tight. Overall still a very good copy of a very scarce book., HENTY's contribution is at pp.67 - 68: he found smoking helpful, and advantageous alike to health, temper, and intellect, and thought it was in no way deleterious (Newbolt. 188.1)

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        Fables De La Fontaine - Edition Illustree De 75 Planches a L'eau-Forte Par A. Delierre

      A. Quantin 1883. Two volumes. French text. 75 etchings. 1 of 50 copies on papier de Chine with two suites of plates - one without letterpress. Numbered 75 (there are also 50 examples on Whatman paper). Bound in a full fine chocolate morocco, with simple gilt lettering. Inner dentelles, and marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Very fine illustrations, and a very impressive work, with some minor rubbing, and a couple of bumps to the head of one spine. 103a

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        Cram's Universal Family Atlas of the World

      George F. Cram Small folio, original dark brown cloth, elaborate gilt title on front cover, all edges stained red, 70 maps.Binding shows some minor staining and wear at extremities, but nice and sturdy, finger soiling to some margins, maps generally bright and clean. Very good or better overall. Of the 70 colored maps, the United States, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and the World are among the double page maps. Other maps include railroad and county maps of Alabama, Arkansas, California, Dakota, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas. Phillips 912.

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        Life on the Mississippi ( 1st/1st - First Issue )

      James R. Osgood Company, 1883. Hardcover. Very Good. James R. Osgood Company, Boston 1883. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. Original brown cloth binding with gilt lettering and illustrations at the spine and front board. First issue with an illustration of Mark Twain's head in flames above an urn on page 441. This illustration was removed in later states because Twain's wife found the illustration morbid. Page 443 has the caption of the illustration that reads "The St. Louis Hotel", later states read "The St. Charles Hotel". Rare. {ref: BAL 3411}. Book Condition: Very Good, bright clean boards and spine, light shelf wear, moderate dampstains at the top edge and fore-edge of most pages, tight spine, age toning.

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        Catalogues for Merino & Lincoln Sheep auctions for 1883-1888, along with actual wool samples

      Australia:. 1883.. Paperback. From the wool collection of W.G. Markham of Avon, N.Y., an important importer, exporter and breeder of sheep in the United States. Four auction catalogues from August & September 1883; Goldsbrough's Monthly Circular for February 20, 1878; about 10 wool samples in envelopes from the Columbia Cream Separator Co, Avon, NY marked with the weight, age of ram/ewe and "M&P" or "Split Ear", etc.; some samples within an envelope the Government Technological Museum, Sydney. Auction catalogues include Catalogue of Pure Merino and Lincoln Sheep 26th August 1886 by Fisken, Gibson & Co, Melbourne, M'Carron, Bird & Co, 8vo, 66pp, with period price notes; Catalogue of Exhibits Entered for the Corowa Pastoral, Agricultural and Horticultural Society's Show... 8th & 9th August, 1888. Albury, Adams, Cooper and Adams 1889, 8vo, 20pp, pink printed wrappers a bit ruffled; Catalogue of Pure Merino Rams and Pure Lincoln Rams for sale by Messrs. Powers, Rutherford and Co. on September 6, 1883, Melbourne, Walker, May & Co, 8vo, 12pp; A.A. Piggin & Co. Corowa Show Sales. Catalogue of Sheep, Cattle & Horses... August 9, at the New Show Ground. Corowa, James C. Leslie, 1888, 8vo, 4pp.

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        AN INLAND VOYAGE

      1883. hardcover. a fine copy of the first American edition of Stevenson's first bookStevenson, Robert Louis. AN INLAND VOYAGE. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1883. 10 pp undated ads. Original bright green cloth decorated in black and gilt. First American Edition of Stevenson's first book (published five years after the London edition). Stevenson's third book, TRAVELS WITH A DONKEY, was published in 1879 both in London and in Boston -- making it Stevenson's first book to appear in America.This copy is bound in bright green cloth (decorated with black lines and a front cover vignette in gilt). Although this is the only color referred to in both the Beinecke and the Parrish collections, we have seen it also in olive-brown, terra-cotta and aqua blue (presumably no priority). This is an unusually fine, bright copy, essentially without soil or wear at all and with the cover gilt remarkably bright. We have not had a better copy. Beinecke 14; Princeton 6B. AUTHORS' FIRST BOOKS, NONFICTION (Sumner & Stillman Code:11660)

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        The Journal of Indian Art (Articles and plates from Issues No. 13(?) & No. 14)

      W. Griggs London: W. Griggs, 1883. Hardcover. g. Folio. 101-124pp. & 22 plates and 2 plans. Blue cloth with gold lettering on spine. Illustrated with chromolithographs, duo-tone & b/w plates showing Indian textiles, woodwork, metalwork, ceramics as well as two identical ground plans of the Indian section at the Royal Colonial and Indian Exhibition. Includes three double-page plates. Six chromolithographs with stunning gold and silver overprinting. Text in first section with illustrated initial and articles on the Punjab Court Screen, Kashmir Court Screen (among various other provinces), Punjab Cotton Prints, Punjab Court (wood-carving, metal manufactures, jewelry, pottery, lacquered ware, wood inlaid work, and ivory carving), Madras, Tanjore & Mysore, Indian Stone carving, Kanon-Kwan-Yin-Avalokitesvara. Decorative tailpieces. Section of issue 14 (115-124pp.) with article by Thomas Wardle entitled "The Journal of Indian Art on The Indian Silk Culture Court at the Colonial and Indian Exhibition" by Thomas Wardle, followed by "Famous Monuments of Central India" by R. C. Temple. Text section with one full-page engraving of "The Gwalior Gateway." Five areas on "Pigeon House, Baroda" plate repaired with tape on front and verso, not affecting image. Closed tear on bottom corner of that leaf. Some age wear, staining and scuffing on binding. Tail of spine slightly frayed. Minor age toning to outer edges of some interior pages, few finger smudges on margins. "56" in small numbers stamped on top margin of first page. Parts of Issue 13(?) and 14 of "The Journal of Indian Art" with spectacular chromolithographs in rich, vibrant colors. Overall good condition, plates clean and bright.

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        Fru Bovary. Sedemålning från landsorten. Öfversättning från franskan af Ernst Lundquist. Med en inledning om Flaubert och hans författarskap.

      Stockholm; Bonniers, 1883. [18,5x12 ]. [xii] + 369, (2, 1 blank) pp. Printed wrappers. Edges uncut. Cocked spine. A long, vertical tear on spine, minor loss at foot of spine. Edges of the wrappers with a few small tears and creases. Lower margin of pp. 75/76 has a short tear. A light dampstain in lower margin of pp. 77-80 & 89-92. A minimal hole in outer margin of pp. 123/124 & 195/196. With a faint publisher's stamp and C. F. Ridderstad's signature on front panel. C. F. Ridderstad (1807-1886), Swedish author, politician and publicist, who received the book as the editor of the newspaper Östgöta Correspondenten. First Swedish edition of Madame Bovary, which is extremely scarce, especially in wrappers

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        A History of British Birds, with Coloured Illustrations of Their Eggs. (4 Vols)

      6 Tenterden Street, and Dulau & Co Soho Sq, London: RH Porter, 1883 All uniformly bound in full leather by Riviere and Son, with decorative gilt tooling along edges, corners are very lightly brushed, all have the initials J.W.H. in gilt to top center board, occasional small marks. Spines have raised bands, highly decorative gilt tooling, titles and volume details in gilt to leather labels. Internally, decorative gilt tooling to turn ins, green and blue marbled boards, all text block edges in gilt, NO inscriptions. First Edition.Volume 1, 1883, (xxiii), 614pp, numerous images within text. Vol 2, 1884, (xxxiii), 600pp. Vol 3, 1885, (xxiv), 684. Volume 4, PLATES, 1885, (2), 18 pp of text, 68 plates of eggs, printed by Taylor and Francis, Red Lion Court, Fleet St.. A superb production in a gorgeous Riviere binding! Other editions printed again in 1896 and 1904. (Sitwell p 141)Seebohm's spare time was devoted to natural history, especially ornithology, and he made a number of journeys to the Netherlands, Greece, Asia Minor, Scandinavia, Germany, and Siberia to collect and study birds in their native haunts. See ODNB.

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        One Hundred Chess Problems

      London. Civil Service Printing and Publishing Company Limited, 1883.. Third Edition. Good +/No Jacket, Hard Cover, Signed by Author, Unpaginated. Cld frontispiece chess puzzle, 100 black and white illus problems and an additional four. a.e.red. Bevelled deep maroon black framed boards with title and author in gilt block on the upper board. The author has written a dedication on the front fep. The verso of the feps are foxed. There is a dark stain on the tail hinge/spine that eventually fades by problem 16, other than this the text is clean. The head and tail of the spine is worn. On the upper board the tail hinge is worn and there is a piece worn on the tail edge. On the lower board there is some wear to the head hinge and a small chip to the board. There is a little wear to the corners and the spine is a little faded. A good tight copy.

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        ART JAPONAIS

      1883. Good. 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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        Ur en samlares anteckningar.

      Sthlm respektive Uppsala, 1883-86-(87). (2),116,116a-b,117-253,(1) s. Ngt nött svart hfrbd med upphöjda bind och guldornerad rygg. Övre guldsnitt, övriga snitt oskurna. Med Frederik Heymans exlibris och Johannes Rudbecks namnteckning daterad 1902.. Almquist 32. Allt som allt tryckt i 50 ex. och endast i denna upplaga. Med uppsatser om "Guds verk och vila", kopparsticken i "Suecia antiqua et hodierna", "Dialogus creaturarum" m.m. samt med en utgåva av Bureus "Sumlen" och andra anteckningar, liksom en nyckel till J. G. Rothmans "Philolalus Parrhesiastes eller den pratsjuke fritalaren"

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        L'ombrelle - Le gant - Le manchon.

      4°, IV, 138 S., zahlr. Textabb. (Lithogr.), Prachtsband: Privat-Ldr. d. Zeit, goldgepr. Deckel, Rücken u. Vors.-Zierleiste m. floralen Ornamenten und seidigen Vorsätzen (Rückseite aus Marmorpapier) m. 5 Zierbünden (Orginalumschlag und Rücken beigebunden). Steh- u. Buchkanten ebenfalls mit 2 Filetten versehen, Kopfgoldschnitt, Lesebändchen., Min. berieben, selten einzelne, minime Fingerflecken, einzelne minime Stockflecklein, sonst tadell. Text frz. (= Ornements de la femme). Mit ausführlicher Widmung des Autors an George Beach de Forest auf erstem Vakatbl.: «à M. George Beach de Forest, avec une sincère admiration pour son Bongoût et pour la diliceuse ordonnance de la Bibliothèque. Je signe ce volume comme un tèmoignage de franche sympathie pour le collègue co-Bibliophile, Octave Uzanne, New York 26. 10. 1893.» Nummeriertes Exemplar, Nr. 49/100. Auf Japanpapier. Aussergewöhnlich schönes Exemplar aus der legendären Buchbinderwerkstätte von Jules Domont (1847-1931), im hinteren Deckel gestempelt. Inhalt: L'ombrelle, Le parasol - La parapluie; Le gant, La mitaine; Le manchon, La fourrure; Appendice. O. Uzanne (1851-1931), französischer Schriftsteller, Bibliophiler und Verleger kostbarer Bücher. Ein Pionier der Anwendung neuer Technologien, etwa des Farbdrucks, verabscheute er dennoch die Massenproduktion und die damit einhergehende Demokratisierung des Buchs. Nach Silverman kommt Uzanne eine paradoxe Stellung zu: Einerseits snobistischer, reaktionärer Dandy mit einer Vorliebe für vergessene Autoren des 17. und 18. Jahrhunderts, andererseits ein Neuerer der Buchkunst und der Bibliophilie, der sich gegen die alte Garde der nur antiquarisch sammelnden, meist aristokratischen Bücherfreunde wandte, die in der Société des Bibliophiles François organisiert waren. Édouard-Henri Avril (1843 -1928), französischer Maler und Grafiker. Unter dem Namen Paul Avril wurde er als Illustrator erotischer bis pornografischer Romane sehr bekannt. Paul Avril hat Gustave Flauberts «Salammbô», Théophile Gautiers «Le Roi Caundale», John Clelands «Fanny Hill», Jean-Baptiste Louvet de Couvrays «Abenteuer des Chevalier de Faublas», Mario Uchards «Mon Oncle Barbassou (Betrachtungen über die Liebe im Harem)», Jules Michelets «Die Frau», Hector Frances «Musk, Hashish and Blood», die Novellensammlungen des Pietro Aretino und den lesbischen Roman «Gamiani», der verschiedene Väter haben soll, illustriert. Als sein Hauptwerk gelten die Zeichnungen zu «De Figuris Veneris» des deutschen Gelehrten Friedrich Karl Forberg. Von Avrils jugendfreien Werken wären noch zu nennen die Illustrationen zu einigen Büchern von Octave Uzanne, darunter dessen Betrachtungen zum Damenhandschuh und zum Muff.

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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 Kansas City, Missouri: Press of Ramsey, Millett & Hudson, 1883. (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 . 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

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        Tales of Old Japan

      Macmillan London: Macmillan. 1883. First. Stated "New Edition". "With illustrations...by Japanese Artists." Slightly cocked, spine gilt a little dulled, a sound, very good plus copy. Ownership Signature of the cartoonist and satirist Thomas Nast ("Th: Nast") on the half-title. .

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        Ice-Pack and Tundra. An Account of the Search for the Jeannette and a Sledge Journey through Siberia.

      London, Sampson Low.., 1883. XI + (1) + 344 s. Frontispiece. Rikt illustrert. 3 karter (hvorav 1 foldet). Orig. dekorert helsjirtingbd. Kartet litt brunplettet.. *Original pictorial cloth. Frontispiece. Illustrations 3 maps (1 folding). map slightly browned

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        LIFE On The MISSISSIPPI

      Boston:: James R. Osgood and Company,. 1883.. 8vo. 9" x 5-3/4". 1st US edition, 2nd state (BAL 3411). 624 pp.. Original publisher's brown decorative cloth.. Gilt bright. Minor extremity wear. Hinge paper professionally. restored. Withal, a pleasing VG+ copy.. Illustrated.

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        Life on the Mississippi ( 1st/1st - First Issue )

      James R. Osgood Company, 1883. Hardcover. Good. James R. Osgood Company, Boston 1883. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. Original brown cloth binding with gilt lettering and illustrations at the spine and front board. First issue with an illustration of Mark Twain's head in flames above an urn on page 441. This illustration was removed in later states because Twain's wife found the illustration morbid. Page 443 has the caption of the illustration that reads "The St. Louis Hotel", later states read "The St. Charles Hotel". Rare. {ref: BAL 3411}. Book Condition: Good+, shelf wear, fraying at the spine, rounded corners, previous owner's name at the endpaper, foxing, tight spine.

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