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        NOVEMBER [Duodecim anni mensium nova et graphica Delineatio. Set title]

      - Representation of the month of November: a village facing a river with peasants and pigs. Inscribed in the sky:'NOVEMBER'; four lines of text in Latin underneath:'Decutis arboribus nimbose . contingit provida sedulitas'; numbered on the bottom right:'11' Etching on paper, trimmed to plate mark; total: 156 x 216 mm; state II/2; Hollstein 69, Franken & van der Kellen (1883), n. 185 p. 88

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat A.G. van der Steur]
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        London South West Sheet). Pl 77.

      London: G W Bacon & Co., 1883 - Lithograph. Full original hand-colour. Sheet size: 52.5 x 34 cm. Very good condition. South West Sheet from Bacon's 'Popular Atlas of the British Isles' covering Hammersmith, Hyde Park, Green Park, Chelsea, Battersea and Fulham. A detailed and interesting map. Scale of 4 inches to the mile.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Eagle Gulch, an Australian story

      London : James Blackwood & Co., 1883. First and only edition. Octavo, original printed wrappers with vignette illustration, inscribed 'With the Publisher's Compliments' (darkened, stained and chipped; upper wrapper detached; paper loss to spine); pp 57; damp stain to fore-edge of approximately the first half of the volume. An extremely rare fictional work set on Queensland's Darling Downs goldfields. Written by a pseudonymous author of whom nothing is known, the work is utterly obscure and would seem to be one of only two known copies. It does not feature in any bibliography or other reference work. The story is an adventure narrated by a miner from Cornwall. Although it is ostensibly set on the Darling Downs, the fact that Melbourne is the only urban centre mentioned suggests that the author had probably never set foot in Australia, and that he/she used poetic licence to conflate the Queensland and Victorian goldfields. The State Library of New South Wales holds the only other copy we can trace.

      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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        A man netting birds [Amoenissimae aliquot Regiunculae, et antiquorum monumentorum ruinae...: set title].

      Seventeeth plate of the series of eighteen landscapes with ruins. Here a man is netting birds: two large nets are lying in the center of the composition while the man standing on the right foreground is waiting for the animals to land on the nets to catch them. With the man are other personnages standing and sitting talking to each other. On the left gallows with a dead corps hanging from a pole. In the background some houses. Numbered on bottom right:'17'."Etching on paper, trimmed within platemark; total: 120 x 316 mm; state II/2; evenly yellowed paper, small stain on the bottom left margin; Hollstein 194; Franken & van der Kellen (1883), n. 233 p. 104 "

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat A.G. VAN DER STEUR]
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        RESENHA DAS FAMILIAS TITULARES E GRANDES DE PORTUGAL.

      - Por? Cavalleiro da Ordens de Nossa Senhora da Conceição de Villa Viçosa e da Muito Antiga e Nobre Ordem da Torre Espada [etc] dedicada a Sua Magestade Fidelíssima El-Rei o Senhor D. Luiz I. Desenhos de António Januário Corrêa, gravura de D. José Severini. Empreza Editora de Francisco Arthur da Silva. Lisboa. 1883 e 1885. 2 volumes de 29x21 cm. Com xlvii-693 e 786 pags. Encadernação da época com lombada em pele. Ilustrado com os brasões, das famílias nobres e titulares, mágnificamente impressos. Obra com as genealogias aristocráticas à data da publicação desta obra. Location/localizacao: 7-2-D-53

      [Bookseller: Livraria Castro e Silva]
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        Nouveau manuel complet du ferblantier lampiste traitant de l'art de confectionner à la main et à la mécanique tous les ustensiles en fer-blanc... Nouvelle édition entièrement refondue et très augmentée par A. Romain

      Paris, Roret, 1883, in-4, [4]-IV-460 pp, 6 planches dépliantes, demi-basane tabac moderne, dos à faux nerfs, couvertures conservées, Ouvrage orné de figures et accompagné de planches représentant des instruments et des lampes. Bon état, malgré de rares rousseurs pâles.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        Leçons cliniques sur l'épilepsie et les troubles intellectuels qui l'accompagnent, faites à l'hospice de l'antiquaille..., recueillies par M. Laurençin

      Lyon, Mougin-Rusand, 1883, in-8, 109 pages, broché, couverture imprimée, Première édition des leçons données par Carrier sur l'épilepsie. Médecin aliéniste lyonnais, Albert Carrier exerçait à la Clinique Saint-Vincent de Paul. Il était également professeur à la faculté de médecine de Lyon. Exemplaire en bon état, présence d'une tache sur bord le plat supérieur. Partiellement non coupé.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        The Cicero Correspondent : a journal of daily events & a medium for general advertisements

      Cover title: The Cicero Correspondent : a Newspaper published on board the Barque Cicero, on her voyage from Plymouth to Port Adelaide, with 368 Immigrants. January 11th to April 12th, 1883. Captain, J.C.B. Jarvis; Surgeon-Superintendent, Dr. Cartwright; Matron, Miss M. Davidson. Price, one shilling. [Sydenham Cottage, Kent Town, S. Aust.] : G. F. Best, 1883.No. 1 - 11 (Feb. - Apr. 1883). Small quarto, printed pink wrappers (detached, stained, with edge and corner wear, later owner's inscription to front upper margin), contents stitch-bound, each issue individually paginated (most 3 or 4 pages), occasional foxing, otherwise sound. Rare. During the immigrant ship Cicero's 1883 voyage from Plymouth to Adelaide, G.F. Best produced a newspaper in manuscript form which was circulated amongst the other passengers. 'The weekly pages of the "Cicero Correspondent" found so much favor on board during the voyage ... he decided to have the entire issue printed and published in book form upon arrival in Adelaide. The work, although of modest pretensions, is really a ship's journal, and not filled up with extracts from periodical literature...' (preface). Copies are held in two Australian collections (State Library of South Australia; National Library of Australia); a photocopy of the original manuscript (which is presumably in a private collection) is held in the State Library of Queensland.

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        Recherches cliniques et thérapeutiques sur l'épilepsie, l'hystérie et l'idiotie. Compte rendu du service des épileptiques et des enfants idiots et arriérés de Bicêtre pendant l'année 1882

      Paris, Progrès médical et A. Delahaye, E. Lecrosnier, 1883, in-8, XXIX-151 pp, 16 pp. de catalogue éditeur, demi-basane bleu nuit à la bradel, couvertures conservées, Figures en noir dans le texte, représentant des aimants pour le traitement de l'épilepsie. Première édition de cette relation des faits cliniques et anatomo-pathologiques des patients observés à Bicêtre par Désirée Bourneville et ses internes ; ces notes, qui furent publiées de 1880 à 1905, forment une véritable histoire de ce service. Désiré Bourneville (1840-1909) fit son internat à la Salpêtrière auprès de Delasiauve et de Charcot. Il fut l'un des meilleurs témoins des travaux qui se faisaient dans cet établissement ; aussi ses maîtres l'engagèrent-ils pour rédiger les notes de leurs cours et de leurs consultations. Cachet du Dr Carrier de Lyon. Semelaigne II, 246.

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        De l'anesthésie par le protoxyde d'azote avec ou sans tension suivie d'une note sur la germination en présence de protoxyde d'azote sous pression

      Paris & Lyon, A. Delahaye & H. Georg, 1883, in-8, (4), 58pp, 1pl, demi basane moderne à la bradel, PREMIERE EDITION. Planche h.t. représentant l'appareil pour l'anesthésie par la méthode de Paul Bert. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur au Docteur Carrier. DAVID, 190.

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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 - 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 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Der Beobachter. Ein Volksblatt aus Schwaben. 53. Jahrgang Nr. 1 3. Januar - Nr. 305 31. Dezember 1883 in 4 Bänden.

      Stuttgart, Der Beobachter, 1883 - jede einzelne Nummer hat 4 Seiten, je Band ca. 75 Nummern. Einband berieben, bestoßen und angeschmutzt. Papierbedingt gebräunt. Gelegentlich etwas fleckig. Teilweise Insektenspuren. Innen sauber. Gutes Leseexemplar. Der Beobachter war eine liberale Zeitung die bis 1933 erschienen ist. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 3000 41 x 29 cm, Halbleinen mit handschriftlichem Rückenschild [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Original Etchings by American Artists

      Cassell & Company 1883 - HEAVY Weight 9.1 lbs. Will compute shipping. This copy is one of the "Popular Edition" and not the limited Parchment and De-Luxe editions. Cover is in poor condition and front hinge is detached from text pages which are firmly bound. Has five pages of introduction plus 20 etchings. Each etching includes a title page, a lightweight blank page, the etching firmly attached to heavy paper and a page containing an explanation of the etching and information on the artist. The complete book is rare since the etchings are commonly sold individually. The 20 etchings are: Frederick Stuart Church, The Lion in Love; Joseph Foxcroft Cole, The Three Cows; Samuel Coleman, A Cloudy Day in Venice; Mauritz Frederik Hendrik De Haas, Fishing Boats on the Beach at Scheveningen; Frederick Dielman, The Mora Players; Henry Farrar, Winter¿s Evening; Ignaz Marcel Gaugengigl, And Drive Dull Care Away; R. Swain Gifford, The Mouth of the Apponigansett; Hendrik Dirk Kruseman Van Elten, The Deserted Mill; John Austin Sands Monks, Twilight; Mary Nimmo Moran, Tween the Gloamin' and the Mirk, When the Kye Come Hame; Peter Moran, Harvest at San Juan, New Mexico; Thomas Moran, The Tower of Cortes; James Craig Nicoll, The Smugglers' Landing Place; Stephen Parrish, The Inner Harbor, Gloucester; Joseph Pennell, The Ponte Vecchio; Charles Adams Platt, Canal Boats on the Thames; George H. Smillie , An Old New England Orchard; James D. Smillie , At Marblehead Neck (aka A Bit on Marblehead Neck); T.W. Wood, His Own Doctor [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Leçons cliniques sur les maladies mentales et sur les maladies nerveuses professées à la Salpêtrière

      Paris, J.B. Baillière, 1883, in-8, fort volume, VIII-770-[2] pp, 9 pl, demi-maroquin brun moderne à la bradel, couvertures conservées, Première édition, rare. Auguste Voisin (1829-1898) succéda en 1865 à Félix Voisin à Bicêtre et, en 1867, à Jean-Pierre Falret à la Salpêtrière où il resta plus de 30 ans. Cet ouvrage est l'un des quelques textes de psychiatrie illustrés par des photographies originales, celui-ci étant sûrement parmi les moins connus. Neuf planches illustrent le texte : 1 planche non numérotée est insérée entre les pp. 336-337 ; 5 sont lithographiées en couleur ; 3 sont composées de 13 photoglypties contrecollées sur papier fort. Ces dernières représentent des portraits de fous : folie par sthénie (lypémaniaque), folie haschischique et folie mélancolique (traitées et guéries par la morphine). Bon exemplaire, à grandes marges, intérieur frais. Semelaigne, II, 162.

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        Chap-book Chaplets

      London: Field & Tuer. G+ : in good condition plus. Respined with parts of original laid on. Boards lightly rubbed and darkened. Book-plate on paste-down. 1883. First Edition. Grey illustrated hardback boards with cream cloth spine and corners. 280mm x 225mm (11" x 9"). 8 titles, separate paginations. Many original hand-coloured woodcut illustrations by Crawhall. Crawhall's Chap-book Chaplets were originally issued uncoloured in 1883 as eight separate chap-books and as a bound volume containing the eight parts. A small-number of volumes were made up with the illustrations hand-coloured, although there was considerable variation between copies, of which this is one. .

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        MILITARY OPERATIONS OF GENERAL BEAUREGARD IN THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES, 1861 TO 1865; INCLUDING A BRIEF PERSONAL SKETCH AND A NARRATIVE OF HIS SERVICES IN THE WAR WITH MEXICO 1846-8. COMPLETE TWO VOLUME SET

      New York: Harper and Brothers, 1883. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. New York, Harper and Brothers. 1883. First edition. Two volumes. Volume 1: 594 pages, frontis. Volume II: 689 pages,+ 12 page catalogue and index. Frontis. Dark green cloth with titles in gilt on cover and spines. Errata slips tipped in at rear of each volume, directly following text. Small bookstore sticker at bottom of inside board to both volumes. Interiors clean, bindings tight. Covers are bright and clean with just the slightest nudging to the corners as usual with thick octavos. The author was the Aide-De-Camp to General Beauregard.

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        La muse noire

      first edition on plain paper.Bindery on the brade in full indigo percale, smooth back slightly browned with a golden central fleuron, date golden in tail, piece of title of shagreen bordeaux including scratches, preserved covers, Contemporary binding.Rare autograph signed by Stanislas de Guaita: "... To my old master V. Charlier, cordial homage, Stanislas de Guaita, 2 vols."Our copy is enriched with an autograph letter signed by Stanislas de Guaita to the same. Alphonse Lemerre Paris 1883 12x18,5cm relié

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        Essai sur l'urémie délirante

      Lyon, A. Pastel, 1883, in-8, 86, [1] pp, broché, couverture imprimée de l'éditeur, ÉDITION ORIGINALE de cette intéressante thèse sur l'urémie délirante, et sur les rapports qui existent entre les troubles de la fonction urinaire et les désordres cérébraux. Manque un feuillet de questions sur les diverses branches des sciences médicales correspondant aux pages 87-88. Jules Bouvat définit l'urémie délirante comme un "état maniaque, accompagné souvent d'hallucinations de la vue, plus rarement d'hallucinations de l'ouïe ou de la sensibilité générale". Par ailleurs, cette étude se compose en 5 grands axes : l'historique, les observations de patients, les causes, les formes que présente l'urémie et enfin le diagnostic, le pronostic et les traitements de la maladie. Envoi signé de l'auteur à l'attention du docteur Carrier sur le faux-titre. Bon exemplaire. Manques sur le plat supérieur et au dos. Cachet ex-libris du docteur Carrier sur le faux-titre.

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        Across Chryse, Being a Narrative of a Journey of Exploration through the South China Border Lands from Canton to Mandalay.

      - Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, And Rivington, 1883. 8vo. 2 vols. Recently rebound in half-dark green morocco over marbled boards, the spine divided into six compartments with raised bands, the second and fourth compartments lettered in gilt; pp. xxx, 420 & xvi, 408, [4], [32, ads.]; numerous b & w illustrations including folding plates, 3 colour maps, 2 folding; marginal foxing to Vol. I, tears to map in Vol. II [expertly repaired], else a very good set in a solid binding. A mixed set - vol. I is a third, vol. II a first edition. Colquhoun's account of his travels in Indo-China derives from his work with a surveying mission in the area. According to the Preface, "The main object of my journey was to ascertain the commercial and physical aspect of south-west China and of the Shan country" (p.vii). Dressed as a Chinaman, Colquhoun travelled from Canton to Yunnan and then, foiled in his expectation of crossing the border into the Shan States, north and west to Bhamo, from which he continued south through Burma. His report on the prospects for trade in the region led to an initiative from the various Chambers of Commerce. Cordier Bibliotheca Indosinica p.192; Trager 0213. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ALS; Personal Letter of Sincere Empathy

      Albany, NY 1883 - In the personal written hand of Cleveland's flat and forward leaning cursive, 2 page bifold stationary with printed headline "Executive Chamber / Albany, N. Y." Written while only 2 months into his term as Governor of New York, Cleveland responds to a constituent, apparently about state jobs for women. 5" x 8", folded landscape, and fold in thirds creases for mailing. Back page has reverse fade and a small rub, but not all the way through. Written on two pages with two left blank. Fine condition and relevant content showing his compassion for his constituents. Two years later he would be in the White House.Stephen Grover Cleveland (1837 - 1908) rose through the political system as Sheriff, Mayor of Buffalo, Governor of New York and then the only President to be elected to two nonconsecutive terms to the Oval Office. He was only Governor for 2 years, hence written correspondence from that time are even less common than when 8 years as President. "March 9th 1883 / Mrs M. A. Rand / Dear Madam / Such letters as yours always trouble me - not because they take my time, and not because they ? me - but because I sympathize so strongly with the writer.to assist. Giving back from us is a necessity consistent with the Executive Chamber. None of these was such as a Lady could fill. For the rest I am not much of a politician and if I were I have no influence with the powers now in charge of the federal government work. I think it is better.to say honestly that I can do nothing to help you or to give you any false hope. Yours Truly / Grover Cleveland"

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        The Golden Calf, A Novel, In Three Volumes (with ALS tipped-in)

      London: John and Robert Maxwell. 1883. First. First edition. Three volumes. Publisher's dark green cloth, gilt spines. With a one-page ALS by Braddon (written on her personal stationary with an embossed armorial seal) tipped-in on the front free endpaper of volume one. Toning to the endleaves, spines are gently cocked, splitting at the hinges, else still a good, sound set. Scarce in the trade. OCLC locates only three sets. .

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        Life on The Mississippi

      Boston: James R. Osgood, 1883 Illustrated with 316 images by John Harley, Edmund Henry Garrett, and A. B. Shute. First edition, first state, with the illustration of the author and an urn bearing his initials in flames on page 441, and with the caption "The St. Louis Hotel" on the illustration on page 443. Publisher's decorative brown cloth, with pictorial panels depicting the Mississippi River stamped in gilt to the front board and spine, decorative ruling and ornamentations stamped in black to the front board. Near fine, with some light rubbing to the spine ends and corners, spine slightly starting inside the front cover, otherwise sturdy binding, clean pages. BAL 3411. Life on the Mississippi is a semi-autobiographical text about the history of the Mississippi River and the author's adventures riding on a steamboat from St. Louis to New Orleans. While much of the information in this text is factual, many of the individual episodes were fabricated to varying degrees and are better considered tall tales than accurate documentation. For example, Twain provides an account of the origin of his pseudonym, which he claims he took from Captain Isaiah Sellers. While the explanation of "mark twain" as a riverman's phrase for water found to be two fathoms deep (12 feet) is undoubtedly correct, it is likely that the stories regarding Sellers are at least partially embellished. In addition to offering insight into the author's earlier life, Life on the Mississippi provides historical context on the industrialization of the United States in the second half of the 19th century; throughout the text, Twain discusses the competition of railroads along with the growing cities in the American Midwest and South.. Illus. by Harley, John; Garrett, Edmund Henry; Shute, A.B.. 1st Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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        Über Umbildung und Anpassung im naturwissenschaftlichen Denken. Rede gehalten bei Antritt des Rectorates der k.k. Deutschen Carl Ferdinand-Universität zu Prag am 18. October 1883.

      Kl.-8. 16 S. OBrosch. EA. - Papierbedingte Oxidation und dadurch bedingte Randläsuren, hds. Buchstabe a. T. sowie Exlibris- St., leichte Gbrsp.

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        The field of disease : a book of preventive medicine / By Benjamin Ward Richardson

      London : Macmillan and Co., 1883. First Edition. Near fine copy in the original publisher's gilt-blocked and blind-boardered cloth, edges very slightly toned. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. Physical description; 2 v.(xii, 420; 421-1014, [2] p.) ; 8º. Subjects; Disease — Etiology. Medicine. Pathology. Hygiene. Disease — etiology. Medicine. Hygiene. Medicine. Pathology.

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        Slave Trade. No. 1 (1883). Correspondence with British representatives and agents abroad, and reports from Naval Officers and the Treasury, relative to the Slave Trade: 1882-83. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by command of Her Majesty. 1883. [C.-3547].

      London, Harrison and Sons, 1883. - Folio. VIII, 218 pp. Sewn, with remains of former spine. Rare British parliamentary papers and correspondence with local agents and officers on the slave trade. Includes the official admiralty report on the murder of Captain Charles J. Brownrigg, who had tried to board a slaving dhow off Zanzibar, in 1881, but had encountered unexpected resistance from the Arab crew and was killed in the ensuing battle (p. 188f.). The relevant sections are headed: "Persia" (p. 23); "Turkey. (Consular)-Jeddah" (p. 77); "Zanzibar" (pp. 85-186; much of the correspondence is from/to Lieut.-Colonel S. B. Miles, then Her Majesty's Acting Agent and Consul-General at Zanzibar); and "Zanzibar. (Admiralty Reports)" (pp. 186-197). Slight edge chipping to first 2 or 3 leaves; a good copy. Bennett 510.

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        Ein Schifflein gegen den Wind gerichtet

      Berlin [Kitchener], Ontario 1883 - xiii, 209 p. 17 cm. Brown cloth spine with blue paper covered boards. Pink label. Tear in spine. Dampstains and worn corners. Light foxing inside. Title translates as "A ship directed against the wind." Continues: "nämlich ein Auszug aus der Heiligen Schrift über einige Religions-Fragen unserer Zeit." Controversial Mennonite literature of the 19th century. German text. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1883 : 1883 Original Paperback Wisden No Restoration

      1883. Hi, I recently purchased a set of Wisdens and the first 50 of the run were in a suitcase that had not been opened for over 50 years. This lot is an 1883 Original Paperback Wisden. It has the Original Spine Paper without any Restoration. It is in Very Good Condition for the year. The spine paper is excellent, just some wear to the ends and a small amount of darkness to the bottom. The book is very tightly bound, the covers have some marks and age toning , mainly to the front cover in the middle. Internally it is very nice and clean and hasn't been opened for a while. Spotting to page block but not much at all inside the book. No restoration.

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        L'Art japonais,

      P., Quantin 1883, - 2 volumes grand in-4 de IV-310 pp. et 369 pp., illustrés de très nombreuses reproductions dans le texte et de 64 planches hors-texte imprimées en héliogravures et chromolithographie, reliure de l'éditeur en soie ivoire décorée par une reproduction des Sansonnets sur le soleil couchant, d'après Shinman, jaquettes. Tirage à 1400 exemplaires (le nôtre n°220). Coup d'œil sur l'histoire du Japon, le pays, la race, la peinture, la sculpture, la ciselure et le travail des métaux, les laques, les tissus, la céramique, les estampes. Ouvrage qui contribua largement à la diffusion du japonisme en France. Discrètes petites restaurations aux jaquette. Bon exemplaire, avec la soie des reliures préservée par les jaquettes (Cordier, BJ 662). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le vingtième siècle

      Paris, G. Decaux, 1883. 4to. Mit 49 (statt 50 8 kolorierten u. 9 radierten) Tafeln und ca. 275 Abbildungen. 2 Bl., 404 S. Illustrierter Originalleinenband mit Goldschnitt berieben u. bestoßen, Ecken u. Kanten beschabt, kleine Fehlstellen an den Gelenken repariert. Brun, Robida 1.224. - (see bottom lines for condition) - Grandiose Satire einer mobilen Kommunikationsgesellschaft, mit unendlichem Einfallsreichtum illustriert. Technische, gesellschaftliche und politische Entwicklungen werden genüsslich auf die Spitze getrieben. Es gibt Bildtelefon, Lebensmittelfabriken, Modezaren, Frauenempanzipation, Telefonberatung und vielfältige Folgen der Globalisierung. Übernahme westlicher Lebensstandards, Aufeinanderprall fremder Kulturen, globale Vernetzung mit Bildübertragung, Lifereportagen von Kriegsschauplätzen, aber auch peinliche Fehlschaltungen oder bewusste Verletzungen der Privatsphäre kommen vor. Historische Bauwerke müssen sich dem Luft- und Rohrbahnverkehr gnadenlos unterordnen, die Schlemmerlokale, Nobelherbergen und Verkehrszentren sind meist einfach aufgestockt, so z.B. ein Ballonbahnhof auf die Kathedrale von Notre-Dame oder ein weitläufiges Hotel über dem Arc de Triomphe. In der herrlichen Utopie aus der "Belle Epoque" ist die Luft überfüllt mit Motorballonen in allen Variationen, vom Einsitzer bis zum Omnibus und Transatlantik-Ballon, die zusammen mit "Rohrbahnen" den Personentransport übernehmen. Zu einer Zeit, da die Dampfeisenbahn das einzige technische Massenverkehrsmittel zu Land war, zeichnet Robida das Bild eines chaotischen Individual-Luftverkehrs, dem er alle Aufgaben und Probleme unseres heutigen Autoverkehrs, inklusive Camping und Massentourismus, zuordnet (vgl. W. Petri im Nachwort zur Auswahlausgabe "Luftschlösser der Belle Epoque", 1979). Robida wurde besonders durch die Ballonkonstruktionen und -fahrten Giffards und Tissandiers und technische Neuerungen wie das Telefon angeregt. - Es fehlt die Radierung "Les Parisiens assistant au sac de Pékin". Beigebunden ist die bei Brun nicht genannte Tafel "La construction du sixième continent". - Lacks one plate ("Les Parisiens assistant au sac de Pékin"), contains one additional plate ("La construction...") instead which is not called for by Brun. Some minor spotting in places, otherwise a good copy.

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        Iapi Oaye / The Word Carrier.

      Greenwood, DT (Dakota Territories, present day South Dakota): Dakota Mission, 18781887 and Santee, Nebraska: Santee Agency 18881936. - Folio, black calf spine and blue cloth boards, black lettering piece at spine; multiple partially bound issues and a few loose issues. Total of approximately 800 issues: Dakota/English, June 1878December 1883 (lacking July 1880, Dec 1882); separate Dakota/English, January 1884March 1913 (lacking JanFeb 1884 Eng., MarApr, AugSept 1885 Eng., June 1887 Eng., Jan 1905 Dak., Eng. & Dak., AugSept 1928 Dak.); separate Dakota/English, January 1916August 1930 (lacking AugSept 1928 Dak., Aug 1930 Dak.); selected daily issues: October 15, 21, 28 and November 4, 11, 18, 1936. A scarce run of this long-lived publication targeted at both the Sioux and white Christian readers.Iapi Oaye was begun by Reverend J. P. Williamson in 1871 for the people of the Dakota Mission, which was founded in 1835. It was printed in Chicago until 1883, when it moved to the press at the Yankton Agency. The introduction of English-language columns and eventual addition of the English title 'Word Carrier' transformed it into a fully-fledged bilingual periodical in English and the Santee dialect of Dakota. A transfer in 1877 from the Yankton Agency to the Santee Agency preceded the 1884 separation of Iapi Oaye and Word Carrier into two separate publications. These developments were accompanied by editorial shifts among J. P. Williamson and three generations of Riggs men: Stephen R., Alfred L.,and Frederick B. Riggs. The latter assumed editorship of the Word Carrier after his father Alfred's death in 1916 and of the Iapi Oaye after Williamson passed away the next year.The separated periodicals began to address divergent areas of interest, the Word Carrier tending to focus on Mission and Santee Normal Training School news with a potentially munificent east-coast audience in mind, and Iapi Oaye tending to discuss matters of local, native, and religious interest. This is likely due to the striking philosophy of A. L. Riggs, who was also the principal of the Santee School. Riggs was anomalous in his adamancy that the school be taught in both English and Dakota: 'Things, not names, are what the true teacher must grasp' (Annual Report, p. 162). Riggs' insistence that the most personal, cultural, and religious sway was to be gained through people's native tongues clashed fatally with the U.S. Government's educational funding policies, but the papers were popular and continued to be published until 1939.Iapi Oaye and the Word Carrier contain first-hand accounts and original editorial commentary, as well as excerpts from other journals, to give a variegated and intimate perspective on historic events and attitudes. 'Several of the correspondents responsible for the content of Iapi Oaye were Dakotas practicing Christianity. These writers' articles add a texture that helps explain the complex cultural transformations working in the Sioux community. The Dakota record reveals two anxious communities, one ruthlessly dedicated to its crusade among the Sioux and one struggling (literally under the gun) to cope with massive social and cultural changes' (Kerstetter). Of particular interest is the Word Carrier's coverage of the Ghost Dance, the death of Sitting Bull, and the Wounded Knee Massacre over the course of several issues in the winter of 189091. Iapi Oaye was the only contemporary paper to cover these topics in a native language, albeit with less stress on the facts and more on admonition.A trove of information on a wide range of matters relating to the condition, culture and history of the Sioux and their interactions with missionaries.CONDITION: Good, some damage to edges of pages, very occasionally a corner of a page missing and only one instance with loss of a few words.REFERENCES: Pilling, Siouan, p. 40; Siebert Sale #1061; Ayer Linguistics ; Allen Dakota 476 (part of entry for Williamson's 'An English-Dakota school dictionary'); Kerstetter, Spin Doctors at Santee: Missionaries and the Dakota-Language Reporting of the Ghost Dance and Wounded Knee in Western Historical Qu [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Panorama vom Aelpli. Oberhalb dem Kurhaus Valzeina. (1200 M über Meer).

      Zürich, Verlag v. Hofer & Burger, (1883 ) - gef. 18x12 cm, / 175 cm lang, Leporello gef. Lithographie. Gezeichnet vom 22. Juli bis 3. August 1883 (in 2 Teilen komplett), Original ill. Pappband (Bergansicht). Umschlag hinten mit Werbung v. Verlag / Umschlag innen Werbungs-Zettel vom Verlag. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Mechanik in ihrer Entwickelung (The Development of Mechanics or The Science of Mechanics)

      Leipzig, Brockhaus 1883 - First edition of Ernst Mach’s influential work on mechanics. One copy in the British library and a few on the market that have been rebound or in various states of disrepair. The work that massaged Einstein’s gray matter towards General Relativity – important (the understatement of this writeup). ******** Near Fine in original publisher’s binding. A shade faded on spine, touch of general rubbing on the covers. Marbled edges, internally quite clean. A very sound and excellent copy and rarely seen as such.***** Ernst Mach (February 18, 1838 – February 19, 1916) made major contributions to physics, philosophy, and physiological psychology. In physics, the speed of sound bears his name, as he was the first to systematically study super-sonic motion. He also made important contributions to understanding the Doppler effect. His critique of Newtonian ideas of absolute space and time were an inspiration to the young Einstein, who credited Mach as being the philosophical forerunner of relativity theory. His systematic skepticism of the old physics was similarly important to a generation of young German physicists. (Stanford) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1883 : 1883 Wisden - Rebind with Covers.

      1883 - Hi, This lot is an 1883 Rebound Wisden , with the original covers bound within. This is the 20th edition and the the range of the harder to get years in Original form. This book is in Good to Very Good Condition The boards are in Brown with gilt to the spine and also Gerald Brodribb to the front. The covers are very nice and tall, there is some darkness to the front cover and a small loss to the corner, the rear cover is not as good as it is worn with loss to the edges. The final couple of pages have small losses to the corners. No trimming to report, these are very tall books. There is some foxing to the first and last couple of pages but after that the pages are nice clean white pages. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Rare Inscribed Cabinet Card

      1883. unbound. 6.5 x 4.25 inches, albumin print on mount, back stamp credited to photographer Jadwiga Golch, Warsaw, Poland, no date, circa 1883, making this one of the earliest signed images of Paderewski to ever come to market, superseding his musical debut in Vienna in 1887 by several years. Paderewski has boldly written "Very Truly Yours, I. J. Paderewski" directly above his image with excellent contrast. Evenly toned; three rounded corners on the mount with the fourth corner having a small chip; light foxing in the field consisting of approximately nine spots throughout. Very good(-) condition. Polish pianist, composer, and politician whose abounding talent and personal magnetism made him one of the most popular virtuosi of all time.

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        Life on The Mississippi

      Boston: James R. Osgood, 1883 Illustrated with 316 images by John Harley, Edmund Henry Garrett, and A. B. Shute. First edition, first state, with the illustration of the author and an urn bearing his initials in flames on page 441, and with the caption "The St. Louis Hotel" on the illustration on page 443. Publisher's decorative brown cloth, with pictorial panels depicting the Mississippi River stamped in gilt to the front board and spine, decorative ruling and ornamentations stamped in black to the front board. Near fine, with some light rubbing to the spine ends and corners, spine slightly starting inside the front cover, otherwise sturdy binding, clean pages. BAL 3411. Life on the Mississippi is a semi-autobiographical text about the history of the Mississippi River and the author's adventures riding on a steamboat from St. Louis to New Orleans. While much of the information in this text is factual, many of the individual episodes were fabricated to varying degrees and are better considered tall tales than accurate documentation. For example, Twain provides an account of the origin of his pseudonym, which he claims he took from Captain Isaiah Sellers. While the explanation of "mark twain" as a riverman's phrase for water found to be two fathoms deep (12 feet) is undoubtedly correct, it is likely that the stories regarding Sellers are at least partially embellished. In addition to offering insight into the author's earlier life, Life on the Mississippi provides historical context on the industrialization of the United States in the second half of the 19th century; throughout the text, Twain discusses the competition of railroads along with the growing cities in the American Midwest and South.. Illus. by Harley, John; Garrett, Edmund Henry; Shute, A.B.. 1st Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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