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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1883 - 1883 & 1884 Wisdens Rebound with Original Covers

      1883. Hi, Today I am listing a set of Wisdens , all rebound with covers from a well travelled collector. J Kingsley Havers OBE QC son of Sir William Havers. The books have been to many places , mainly Botswana but also Kenya Belize and Gibraltar which are all listed on the bookplate. The books all tend to have worn bindings (some green some blue) but lovely inside. In detail, in this lot we have two early Wisdens: 1883 and 1884 Original Wisden Rebinds, both books with covers within, bound in blue baords that are a bit worn and marked. 1883 - Very nice front cover, rear cover has some tape on it, internally very good , touch of spotting to the page block. 1884 - Has decent covers, some foxing around the title page. A nice cheap set. Strategy 1. Would split. More information and pictures available on request and happy to offer some discount if purchased with other Havers Wisdens that I am listing today.

      [Bookseller: Wisdenshop.com]
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        La chartreuse de Parme

      Librairie L. Conquet 1883 - - Librairie L. Conquet, Paris 1883, 15,5x23,5cm, 2 volumes reliés. - Réimpression textuelle de l'édition originale illustrée de 32 eaux-fortes composées et gravées par V. Foulquier, un des 350 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin à la cuve, seul tirage après 150 Japon. Reliures en demi maroquin havane à coins, dos à cinq nerfs sertis de pointillés dorés, de doubles caissons dorés agrémentés de motifs floraux et végétaux dorés, dates et lieux dorés en queue, encadrements de filets dorés sur les plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, têtes dorées, couvertures conservées, reliures signées de Allô. Ex-libris encollé en tête d'un contreplat. Beaux exemplaires agréablement établis. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Textual reprint of the original illustrated edition of 32 etchings composed and engraved by V. Foulquier, one of 350 numbered copies on vellum vat, the only print after 150 Japan. Bindings in half morocco havana with corners, back with five nerves set with golden dots, double gilded boxes decorated with floral and gilded plants, dates and places gilded tail, frames of gilt fillets on the plates of marbled paper, guards and contreplats handmade paper, golden heads, preserved covers, signed bindings of Allô. Beautiful examples pleasantly established. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Rhyme? And Reason?

      Macmillan, London., 1883. First edition. Octavo. pp xii, 214. Sixty-five illustrations, many full-page, by Arthur B. Frost and nine by Henry Holiday. Original light green pictorial cloth gilt. Poems, including ''The Hunting of the Snark''.Contemporary (1864) ownership signature on verso of front free endpaper. Very good indeed. Unusually bright.

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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY JEFFERSON DAVIS [ALS]

      One piece of paper, measuring approximately 9" x 6", with letter signed by Jefferson Davis. Dated the 30th of April, 1883, it is addressed to Robert Lee Stevens. Attached to a larger piece of paper, measuring approximately 9" x 6". On the recto is a small piece of paper, measuring approximately 1/2" x 2 1/2", with the autograph of Truman Smith, U.S.S. One piece of paper, one measuring approximately 9" x 6", with an autograph letter signed by Jefferson Davis. Dated the 30th of April, 1883, it is addressed to a Robert Lee Stevens. It is attached to a larger piece of paper, measuring approximately 9" x 6". On the recto is a small piece of paper, measuring approximately 1/2" x 2 1/2", with the autograph of Truman Smith, U. S. S. Shelved DI autograph folder. Dupont.

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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.

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        The Malay Archipelago. The Land of the Orang-Utan and the Bird of Paradise. A Narrative of Travel with Studies of Man and Nature. [Eighth Edition]. UNUSUALLY BRIGHT, CLEAN COPY WANTING ONE PLATE

      Macmillan, 1883. 8vo., Eighth Edition, WANTING FRONTISPIECE (original tissue guard present), with engraved title-vignette, 7 plates, very numerous illustrations and 8 maps (a number full-page) in the text, folding coloured map and folding map coloured in outline (maps vey lightly spotted, mainly on blank margins); original green cloth, upper board framed in black and blocked in gilt, gilt back, chocolate endpapers, expertly recased, a remarkably bright, crisp, clean copy. Sold from an institution with its bookplate on front paste-down, small stamp on title, and neat stamp in a few blank margins of text. With 2pp publisher's catalogue at end BUT TRAGICALLY WANTING THE FRONTISPIECE 'ORANG-UTAN ATTACKED BY DYAKS'. The most celebrated work, dedicated appropriately to Darwin, by the co-discoverer of the process of evolution through natural selection. The eighth edition is based on the revised third edition of 1872. His well-known appendix on the crania and the languages of man in the archipelago includes a glossary of one hundred and seventeen words in thirty-three languages of the region. A LOVELY COPY OF A KEY WORK IN THE LITERATURE OF EVOLUTION. SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION.

      [Bookseller: antiquarian bookshop Island Books]
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        Voyage de la Vega autour de l'Asie et de l'Europe accompagné d'un résumé des voyages précédemment effectués le long des côtes septentrionales de l'ancien continent. Ouvrage traduit du Suédois avec l'autorisation de l'auteur par MM. Charles Rabot et Charles Lallemand.

      Paris, Hachette, 1883-1885, 2 vol. gd in 8°, de 2ff. IV-48pp., ill. de 2 portr. 3 cartes in t., 9 cartes dépliantes (la dernière en 3 ff.), 164 gravures sur bois in t., et 2ff.-478pp., ill. d'un portrait, 5 cartes in t., 1 carte dépl., 128 gravures sur bois in t., demi-chagrin brun éditeur à coins, dos orné, t. dorées (Ch. Magnier rel.). Bel exemplaire. Edition originale de la traduction française. Nordenskiöld, à bord d'un baleinier de 45 mètres, fut le premier à faire le voyage complet de l'Atlantique au Pacifique en franchissant le passage du Nord-Est dans l'océan arctique. Quittant la Norvège en Juin 1878, et après un hivernage près du détroit de Bering, il atteignit la péninsule du Kamchatka à l'été 1879 et rentra en Europe via le Japon, l'Océan Indien et le Canal de Suez. ¶ Chadenat, 647.

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        Nights with Uncle Remus

      James R. Osgood and Company 1883 - Boston, 1883. 8vo, publisher's illustrated grey cloth, 416 pp. First edition. A bright, near fine copy with fine contents and a few normal signs of wear: some rubbing and slight fraying to tips of boards and heel of spine, faint contemporary inscription to front free endpaper with a few tiny foxing marks, first few leaves creased at corner section (about a half inch) with one tiny chip to preliminary page (less than 1/16th of an inch). Remains bright and attractive. Harris's second volume of Uncle Remus tales, published three years after Uncle Remus: His Songs and Sayings. A very nice copy. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. BAL 7109 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Auger Down Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Geoffrey Chaucers Werke 3 Bände,übersetzt von Adolf von Düring

      Grübner Straßburg 1883 - 1886 kartoniert Seiten Format 14*19 altersbedingt guter Zustand, Seiten altersgemäß vergilbt Versand D: 5,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: ralfs-buecherkiste]
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        Verklaringe van verscheyden kunst-rijcke wercken en hare beweginghe, door orlogie-werck ghedreven,... Alles te sien in 't Oude Doolhof tot Amsterdam, op de hoeck van de Loyers-gracht.Amsterdam, Tymen Houthaeck, 1648. Small 4to. With engraved title-page with vignette showing a labyrinth, 1 folding engraved plate, 1 full-page engraved plate by P. Holsteyn after A. Vinckenbrinck and 3 engravings in text. Modern marbled wrappers.

      Franken 1375 (note); Meijer, "Het oude doolhof te Amsterdam", in: Oud Holland vol. 1 (1883), pp. 119-135; Spies, De Amsterdamse doolhoven, pp. 70-71. Extremely rare booklet (only one other copy could be traced), the first edition with a description by Jan Vos of a garden, or amusement park, called 'Oude Doolhof' (Old Labyrinth or maze), published as a souvenir or 'flyer'. This first Doolhof, called the 'Oude Doolhof', was founded at the Looiersgracht at Amsterdam by the wine merchant and inn-keeper Vincent Jacobsz. Coster before 1625. In fact it was a kind of combination of a seventeenth-century 'Madame Tussauds' and an amusement park. The garden was composed of a labyrinth in which fountains and automata were displayed, showing historical & biblical figures and spectacles. The illustrations, according to Franken implicitly after C. van de Passe (who lived also at the Looiersgracht at the time), show the sights and spectacles of this labyrinth. The lower corner of the title-page and the first plate gone. Very good copy of this rare souvenir.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat FORUM BV]
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        Oeuvres de A. de Longpérier, réunies et mises en ordre par G. Schlumberger. Volume I - VII [ komplett.

      - (25,5 x 17,3 cm); 4°; Halbleinwandbände der Zeit. Tome premier: Archéologie orientale monuments arabes; 1883; XXX,504 Seiten und 11 Tafeln. Tome second: Antiquites grecques, romaines et gauloises. Première partie (1838-1861); 1883; 531 Seiten mit zahlreichen Abbildungen und 11 Tafeln, Tafel II ist lose. Tome troisième: Antiquités grecques, romaines et gauloises. Deuxième partie (1862-1883); 1883; 432 Seiten mit zahlreichen Abbildungen und IX Tafeln, Tafel VII ist lose. Tome quartrième: Moyen age et renaissance. Première partie (1937-1858); 1883; 415 Seiten mit zahlreichen Abbildungen und VIII Tafeln. Tome cinquième: Moyen age et renaissance. Seconde partie (1858-1868); 1883; 416 Seiten mit zahlreichen Abbildungen und XXI Tafeln. Tome sixième: Moyen age et renaissance. Troisième partie (1869-1883) Antiquités américaines supplément bibliographie générale; 1884; 433 Seiten mit zahlreichen Abbildungen im Text und 4 Tafeln. Tome septième: Nouveau supplément et table générale; 1887; 129,(3) Seiten mit Abbildungen im Text. Jeweils 2 Exlibris in jedem Band, " Nicolò e Angelo Papadopoli "; sowie ein Papierschildchen auf den Vorsätzen. Die Originalbroschuren wurden beigebunden. Im 1. Band Bibliotheksstempel " Biblioteca Papapopoli ". Dreiseitig unbeschnitten; Schnitte sind angestaubt und stockfleckig. Innen teils stockfleckig, besonders die Tafeln. Die Einbände berieben und bestossen. * Versand mit/ shipping with Deutsche Post oder/ or DHL. - Ask for more pics ! * 10200 gr.

      [Bookseller: Heinrich Heine Antiquariat oHG]
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        HISTOIRE DE LA VILLE ET DE TOUT LE DIOCÈSE DE PARIS, 5 TOMES + RECTIFICATIONS + TABLE

      - 1883, Paris, Librairie de Féchoz et Letouzey. 1 fort volume in 8° deim-chagrin, 5 nerfs, liserets, titre, auteur dorés. Tome 1 : XXII + 664 pages. TOME 2 : 666 pages. Tome 3 : 599 pages. Tome 4 : 651 pages. Tome 5 : 453 pages. TABLE (1893) AUGIER Adrien & BOURNON Fernand // Rectifications (Paris, Honoré Champion Librairie, 1890) : IX + 618 pages + carte dépliante in fine. Ouvrage en bel état Complet de la TABLE

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE ANCIENNE DU SUD GIRONDE]
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        Revue de la Mode. Gazette de la Famille. 12e Année, 1883

      Paris 1883 - Kompletter 12. Jahrgang dieser Wochenzeitschrift, 52 Nummern (6. 1. - 30. 12. 1883, Nrn. 575-626), HLDr. der Zeit mit dekorativer Schwarz- u. Goldprägung am Rücken, marmorierter Schnitt, 416 Seiten mit zahlreichen Gravüren, 52 kolorierte Modebildern, 2° (27,5 x 38 cm), Leder am Rücken abgeschürft, Textseiten 11-14 fehlen, 2 Modebilder am Rand leicht eingerissen, sonst innen sehr schön erhalten, altersgemäß sehr guter Zustand. Book Language/s: fr [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Valentinska]
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        The Malay Archipelago. The Land of the Orang-Utan and the Bird of Paradise. A Narrative of Travel with Studies of Man and Nature. [Eighth Edition]. UNUSUALLY BRIGHT, CLEAN COPY WANTING ONE PLATE

      Macmillan,, 1883. 8vo., Eighth Edition, WANTING FRONTISPIECE (original tissue guard present), with engraved title-vignette, 7 plates, very numerous illustrations and 8 maps (a number full-page) in the text, folding coloured map and folding map coloured in outline (maps vey lightly spotted, mainly on blank margins); original green cloth, upper board framed in black and blocked in gilt, gilt back, chocolate endpapers, expertly recased, a remarkably bright, crisp, clean copy. Sold from an institution with its bookplate on front paste-down, small stamp on title, and neat stamp in a few blank margins of text. With 2pp publisher's catalogue at end BUT TRAGICALLY WANTING THE FRONTISPIECE 'ORANG-UTAN ATTACKED BY DYAKS'. The most celebrated work, dedicated appropriately to Darwin, by the co-discoverer of the process of evolution through natural selection. The eighth edition is based on the revised third edition of 1872. His well-known appendix on the crania and the languages of man in the archipelago includes a glossary of one hundred and seventeen words in thirty-three languages of the region. A LOVELY COPY OF A KEY WORK IN THE LITERATURE OF EVOLUTION. SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION.

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        Map of South Eastern Asia and Northern Australia showing the Districts in Annam and Tonquin which France proposes to annex and to place under a protectorate the portion of New Guinea proposed to be acquired by Queensland and the districts affected by the Volcanic Eruptions in Java

      Lithograph printed in colours, 400 x 565 mm. With the ink stamp of the Webster Collection. London : Letts, Son & Co. for the Graphic, September 22d,

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        4 eigenh. Briefe mit U.

      München und Kassel, 1877-1883. - Zusammen 11 SS. auf Doppelblättern. 8vo. An den namentlich nicht genannten Schriftsteller Balduin Groller: "Wider meine [.] Hoffnung erhielt ich heute mein Schauspiel von [Heinrich] Laube zurück [.] Ich schicke Ihnen [.] zunächst das verurtheilte Stück, damit Sie sehen was ich aus dem Stoffe gemacht habe und zugleich beurtheilen, ob ich nun verdiente Zurückweisung erfahren habe [.]" (Br. v. 19. X. 1877). Des weiteren über den gemeinsam verbrachten Abend "in Ihrem trauten Familienkreise" (undat. Br.) und über den Maler Wilhelm Trübner (ebd. sowie im Brief vom 26. IV. 1882: Von allen Seiten gehen mir die günstigsten Beurtheilungen über d. Trübner’sche Zeichnung [.] zu [.]"). - "Ihr neues Buch ‘Weltliche Geschichten’ [recte: ‘Weltliche Dinge. Neue Geschichten] ist mir gestern zu meiner lebhaften Freude zugekommen u. ich habe dasselbe schon zu lesen begonnen. Ueber den Eindruck werde ich ein getreues Referat niederschreiben und es jedenfalls noch rechtzeitig vor Weihnachten zur Veröffentlichung bringen. Hervorragende Zeitungen stehen mir unterschiedlich offen [.]" (Br. v. 28. XI. 1883). - Greif, als Sohn eines Regierungsdirektors in Speyer geboren, diente 1857-67 in der bayerischen Armee und lebte anschließend als freier Schriftsteller in München und zeitweise auch in Wien. "Seine Dramen verarbeiteten häufig historische Themen. Für sein patriotisches Schauspiel 'Ludwig der Bayer oder Der Streit von Mühldorf' (1891) errichteten ihm die Bürger von Kraiburg/Inn ein eigenes Festspielhaus. Aus Greifs lyrischem Werk, das seit 1870 zunehmend patriotische Züge trug, ragt die Naturlyrik hervor, die in einfacher Strophen-, Reim- und Versform sowie in volksliedhaftem Ton geschrieben ist" (DBE). Vgl. auch Kosch I, 725. - Der aus Arad stammende Balduin Groller (d. i. Adalbert Goldscheider, 1848-1916) leitete von 1886-92 die ‘Neue Illustrierte Zeitung’ und seit 1895 das ‘Neue Wiener Journal’ und war "perhaps the most capable and inventive of the Austrian detective-story writers: his Detektiv Dagobert is perhaps Austria's nearest approach to Sherlock Holmes" (Willard Huntington Wright, The Great Detective Stories. In: The art of the mystery story. Edited by Howard Haycraft. New York, Simon and Schuster, 1946). Als Feuilletonist und humoristischer Erzähler ebenso bekannt wie vielgelesen, veröffentlichte er über dreißig Novellen und Romane, war Vizepräsident des Journalisten- und Schriftstellerverbandes "Concordia" und Mitglied der Kunstkommission des österreichischen Kultusministeriums. Vgl. auch Kosch I, 696. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        L'Algerie. Histoire, conquete et colonisation. Ouvrage illustré de 4 chromolithographies, de 3 belles cartes en couleur et de plus de 200 gravures sur bois (Dont 22 hors texte). Kollationiert.

      Paris: Librairie de Firmin-Didot et Cie 1883 - OHLDr., ii, 708 Seiten, 4°, mit zahlreichen Textillustrationen, 4 farb. ChromoLithographien und 3 gefalt. farb. Karten im Anhang. Reichverzierter Einband mit Goldprägung auf Vorder-, Hinterdeckel und Rücken, vergoldeter Schnitt, gemusterte Vorsätze. Buchhändlerschildchen auf dem Vorsatz eingeklebt. Einband leicht berieben und auf Gelenk. leicht gebrochen (gelockert), Ecken etwas beschabt. Seiten stellenweise leicht stockfleckig. Eine Lithographie etwas lädiert - Seidenschutzpapier abgerissen - Rückstände leider auf die Tafel angeklebt. Karten unbeschädigt, sonst sehr guter Zustand. Book Language/s: fr [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Valentinska]
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        Le Songe de Poliphile ou Hypnérotomachie. Littéralement traduit pour la première fois, avec une introduction et des notes par Claudius Popelin; figures sur bois gravées à nouveau par A. Prunaire

      Liseux, Paris 1883 - 2 volumi in-8 (230x140 mm.), pp. CCXL, 379, (1); pp. 458. Numerose figure nel testo. Lussuosa legatura in mezzo vitello avana firmata "Rivière", con cornice mosaicata ai dorsi di gusto tardo romantico (conservate le brossure originali). Segnacoli serici. Scatola contenitiva. Pubblicato in soli 410 esemplari numerati (ns. numerato 14). Il nostro esemplare presenta la dedica autografa del traduttore ad Henry Houssaie. Ex libris araldico al primo contropiatto di quest'ultimo e altro della prestigiosa biblioteca Landau Finaly; altro ancora con motto "dammi tempo" e le inziali R.P. Bellissimo esemplare di presentazione, ovunque candido e a margini intonsi. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: AU SOLEIL D'OR Studio Bibliografico]
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        Vogelbilder aus fernen Zonen. Abbildungen und Beschreibungen der Papageien.

      Kassel, Fischer, 1878 - 1883. - Mit 33 getönten beikolor. lithogr. Tafeln nach Aquarellen von G. Mütze. 42 Bll. OLwd. Folio. Nissen 767; Zimmer 514; Sitwell-B. 133. - Erste Ausgabe. - Mit prachtvollen Papageien-Tafeln (jeweils mehrere Vögel auf Ästen vor landschaftlichem Hintergrund). "A series of colored plates illustrating the known parrots, accompanied by short descriptions of each and notes on their distribution" (Zimmer). - Rücken fachmännisch neu aufgezogen, Vorsätze erneuert. Decken etwas berieben bzw. etwas fleckig. Tls. etwas fleckig bzw. gebräunt. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Wisdenshop.com]
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        LITTLE ANN

      London: Routledge, no date [1883] - Very good (pale foxing throughout; rubbing to points and lower edges) in a Good dust-wrapper, with a long, closed tear to the back panel and loss to the spine (about two-fifths) and lower edge. The wrapper (tissue-thin buff paper printed to the front as per the book's upper board) is remarkably clean and may owe this and, in fact, its very survival, to the presence of a second, thicker, plain buff jacket (chipped) which appears to be of a similar vintage and which we suspect was added by the original purchaser of the book. Whatever the story, the only other example of the jacket we could locate was that on a dedication copy that sold for $8,125 ten years ago at Christie's, New York. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mark Sutcliffe, Ltd., P.B.F.A.]
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        Verklaringe van verscheyden kunst-rijcke wercken en hare beweginghe, door orlogie-werck ghedreven, Alles te sien in 't Oude Doolhof tot Amsterdam, op de hoeck van de Loyers-gracht.Amsterdam, Tymen Houthaeck, 1648. Small 4to. With engraved title-page with vignette showing a labyrinth, 1 folding engraved plate, 1 full-page engraved plate by P. Holsteyn after A. Vinckenbrinck and 3 engravings in text. Modern marbled wrappers.

      - Franken 1375 (note); Meijer, "Het oude doolhof te Amsterdam", in: Oud Holland vol. 1 (1883), pp. 119-135; Spies, De Amsterdamse doolhoven, pp. 70-71. Extremely rare booklet (only one other copy could be traced), the first edition with a description by Jan Vos of a garden, or amusement park, called 'Oude Doolhof' (Old Labyrinth or maze), published as a souvenir or 'flyer'. This first Doolhof, called the 'Oude Doolhof', was founded at the Looiersgracht at Amsterdam by the wine merchant and inn-keeper Vincent Jacobsz. Coster before 1625. In fact it was a kind of combination of a seventeenth-century 'Madame Tussauds' and an amusement park. The garden was composed of a labyrinth in which fountains and automata were displayed, showing historical & biblical figures and spectacles. The illustrations, according to Franken implicitly after C. van de Passe (who lived also at the Looiersgracht at the time), show the sights and spectacles of this labyrinth. The lower corner of the title-page and the first plate gone. Very good copy of this rare souvenir. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat FORUM BV]
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        Safford's Directory of Wholesale Dealers : Manufacturers and Jobbers of Jewelry, Watches, Clocks, Diamonds and Precious Stones, Silver and Silver-Plated Ware, etc. in the United States

      New York: D. L. Safford July 1883. First Edition. [2], 166 pages plus extra bound in sheets for notes. 4 x 6 1/2 inches. Publisher's stiff cloth wrappers, gilt. Black and white as well as one four page chromolithographed advertisement in the middle. Minor wear to the extremities, an excellent example. Stiff wraps. The directory covers the entire United States, with New York well represented but entries from as far away as San Francisco. We find full page advertisements in b&w for many firms, and a wonderful four page chromolithographed advertisement for Keller & Untermeyer, manufacturers of watch cases with raised Gold Ornaments. The frontispiece is an image of the front of the Safford building, "The Jewelers' Mercantile Agency", noting it was established in 1873."The Jewelers' Circular, Volume 82, Issue 2, 1921" in reviewing a Safford employee's history, notes that the Jewelers' Mercantile Agency President was De Lloyd Safford and that the Agency was later taken over by the New York Jewelers' Board of Trade. Very rare - we cannot find any examples of this directory (or any other Safford Directory) at auction, online, or in OCLC.A scarce and interesting survival given the unusual topic area. While not strictly a trade catalogue, we checked and found no entry in Romaine. Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Kuenzig Books ABAA]
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        Sepulchral monuments of Italy : mediaeval and renaissance

      Arundel Society 1883 - Folio, 54 cm. Bound in modern cloth. Original printed wrappers bound in. Institutional stamp on preface. 2 p. l., 2, 30 p., 50 leaves. 49 original mounted photo albumen plates. A scarce title. An aside: Charles Perkins founded the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. This is an oversized or heavy book, which requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LIFE AND WORKS OF CHARLOTTE BRONTE AND HER SISTERS. Theodore Roosevelt's Set Signed by Him in Two Volumes

      Smith, Elder, and Co., London 1883 - Complete in seven volumes. Recently rebound in half polished red calf with matching corners and marbled boards and endpapers, gilt-lettered and decorated spines with five raised bands, top edges gilt; illustrated with plates. The first and fourth volumes are SIGNED by the future president and dated 1885 on the front blanks. The second and third volumes have written on the front blanks in the same, unknown hand Christmas 1885 presentations to Christine Griffin Roosevelt, one from C. K. G. and the other from Aunt Lucie. Christine Roosevelt was the wife of William Emlem Roosevelt, first cousin and frequent advisor to President Roosevelt. There are tears and some chipping to scattered pages, not very many, due to the cheap quality of the paper. Contents Very Good; bindings Fine [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        THE MACLISE PORTRAIT-GALLERY OF ILLUSTRIOUS LITERARY CHARACTERS with Memoirs Biographical, Critical, Bibliographical & Anecdotal Illustrative of the Literature of the Former Half of the Present Century.

      London: Chatto and Windus, 1883. Book. Very good- condition. Hardcover. Early edition. Octavo (8vo). xvi, 540 pages of text including an index. Full maroon morocco leather binding with a multi-color figure decoration on the spine; stamped "Kelligram Binding" on the inside rear cover. The top of the spine was bumped quite hard, causing some damage, and the hinges are somewhat worn, but remaining intact and attractive; protected in custom-fitted archival mylar. Both hinges have been repaired, with some red dye applied to some of the gilt ruling. Contains numerous illustrations. The text is clean and unmarked. Early edition..

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        Towards Democracy.

      Manchester John Heywood 1883 - 8vo, pp [4], 119, [1], original sage green cloth decorated in blind and lettered in gilt, lower board sliightly creased in centre, else a fine copy, FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR, 'Wilfred Hargrave from his friend Edward C. April 1883.' Also personalised with the initialls 'W.H.' on the imprint leaf verso in the same hand. The first part of four that would eventually form Carpener's most enduring and popular philosophical testament, sometimes described as a prose poem. For the following twenty years Carpenter coninued expanding it, its socialism as well as radical revaluation of Victorian moral values appealing to a whole generation of English intellectuals. It is likely that the recipient of this copy, Wilfred Hargrave, was one of Carpenter's circle of Sheffield friends from before he moved out to foudn the Millthorpe community; other presentations to him have come on the market, and a photograph of him can be found in the Sheffield archive. Acording to Carpenter's biographer Tsuzki only 500 copies of the first edition were printed of which 100 remained unsold after 2 years. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        TRATTATO DI IDRAULICA PRATICA PER LE SCUOLE DI APPLICAZIONE DEGLI INGEGNERI E GLI IDROTECNICI PRATICI

      HOEPLI, MILANO 1883 - ITALIANO Volumi in mezza legatura con angoli e coperte marmorizzate. Primo tomo da pp. 1 a pp. 646 sull'idrostatica, con buono stato delle pagine; macchie di umidità alle pp. 297 e 298. Secondo tomo, internamente diviso in volume secondo del 1886, da pp. 1 a pp. 441 sulla condotta delle acque per canali regolati da fiumi stabiliti. Terzo Volume del 1889, da pp. 1 a pp. 232 sull'idraulica fisica; pagine con piccole becche inferiori da 54 a 62. Tutti i volumi hanno frontespizi propri con titoli in rosso.

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        Revue Générale de l’architecture

      Ducher et Cie 1883 - Revue Générale de l’architecture-M.César Daly-ed.Ducher et Cie 1883-19 tomos-Incompleta. Encuadernación en papel y lomo en piel (con desperfectos). Contiene láminas fuera de texto con grabados y algunos cromos. Algunas manchas de humedad. Medidas: 34 cm x 38 cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Crimean Campaigning and Russian Imprisonment, by One of the Six Hundred

      Edinburgh: Printed by Thomas Allan, 1883. First Edition. 8vo, 107 pp, in original maroon linen wrappers. Lettering on wrappers rubbed, moderate general handling wear, some pages with creasing or minor smudges; good to very good overall. Signed by Farquharson (who is otherwise uncredited in this edition) at the bottom of the Preface. Cross (Land of the Romanovs H33), offers this useful summary: "A private in the 4th Light Dragoons, Farquharson (b. 1831), arrived in the Crimea on 18 September 1854, took part in the Battle of the Alma on 20 September, and, memorably, was in the second line of the charge of the Light Brigade under Paget's command when he was captured by the Cossacks. He was initially maltreated but subsequently received much better treatment from Russian officers. He describes his march into captivity...his experiences being billeted on local families, his relations with fellow prisoners, and the beating he received on reaching prison. In August 1855 he was sent to Odessa and returned eventually to Balaclava on 27 October 1855." Most of Farquharson's account was first published in the Glasgow Evening Times in 1882; this is the first appearance in book form.

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        OBRAS DE CERVANTES DON QUIJOTE DE LA MANCHA LA GALATEA NOVELAS EJEMPLARES

      NICOLAS MOYA, LIBRERO, EDITOR, MADRID - Estado de conservación: Muy Bueno. Excelente restauración y encuadernado. Faltas, daños, anotaciones, firmas: Muy limpio y cuidado en general. Páginas: Tomo I- La Galatea - 524 Tomo II- Novelas ejemplares - 554 Tomo III- Quijote I-532 Tomo IV- Quijote II-578 Año: 1883 Medidas: 12 x 9 cm. Ilustraciones o Grabados: No Fotografías: No Encuadernación: Piel [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'ART DE LA MENUISERIE 2 volumes avec les suppléments 230 planches

      Ch. Juliot, Paris 1883 - ROUBO , L'art de la menuiserie Nouvelle édition , revue , corrigée et augmentée Par Mr DUFOURNET 5eme Edition Paris , Librairie Artistique et Industrielle de Charles Juliot , 1883 2 fort-volumes in folio (39,5x28,5 cms) Reliure dos cuir du temps , avec assez fortes épidermures Intérieur majoritairement frais , quelques rousseurs Bien accompagné de son volume de suppléments Bel ensemble pour ce classique ouvrage de référence sur la menuiserie Volume 1 : Réunion de 111 planches (Nr 60 absente mais sans traces d'une coupe ou déchirure apparente) Suivi de planches en numérotation dites 'Bis' , comprenant une numérotation de 1 à 24 (beaucoup de planches doubles , donc grand format) Volume 2 (Suppléments) SANS DATE , mention seconde édition : Comprenant un 1er volume de 50 planches (nombreuses planches doubles) , un second volume (toujours sans date) , avec également 50 planches (dont beaucoup de planches doubles) Soit au total plus de 230 planches Comprenant Buffet d'orgue , devantures de magasins et comptoirs , Portes cochères , Confessional , Elévation d'une chaire à prêcher , Portes d'entrées Bureaux Caisses , Cheminées , Escaliers Renaissance , Vestibules , Bibliothèques etc. Poids : 5,400 kgs LES TARIFS D'EXPEDITIONS AFFICHES PAR ABEBOOKS NE SONT PAS FORCEMENT LES BONS. N'HESITEZ PAS A ME CONTACTER POUR AVOIR UN DEVIS PRECIS CONCERNANT LES ENVOIS (Y COMPRIS A L'INTERNATIONAL). I SPEAK ENGLISH IF ANY QUESTIONS [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Sammlung von sieben Radierungen.

      - Verschiedene Maße, Radiertechniken und Druckpapier, teils in der Platte signiert, nicht datiert, Maße zwischen 5,2x7,4 cm und 28,5x23 cm (unterschiedlich gebräunt und teils etwas fleckig) *Porträts, Landschaften, Stilleben und Genreszenen, in demselben ungeschönten Realismus, der auch das malerische und zeichnerische Werk Becker-Gundahls bestimmt. Aus dem Nachlaß seines Schüler Karl Voraus (1883-1956) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Erscheinung / Nächtliche Figuren. Buntstiftzeichnung auf leichtem Zeichenkarton. 43,5 x 58 cm. Links unten signiert und bezeichnet "Erscheinung", rechts unten mit Schabsignatur, verso eigenhändig "Nächtliche Figuren" bezeichnet, datiert (1955) und abermals signiert.

      [Die linke untere Ecke mit einer leichten Knickspur, ein kleiner Riß im oberen rechten (weißen) Rand, die rechte untere Ecke mit zwei kleinen Einrißen und einer Knickfalte, verso eine geometrisches Blatt wohl aus Kuhfuß Unterricht stammend]. Etwas ungewöhnliches Blatt von Kuhfuss. - Paul Kuhfuss (1883-1960) erhielt seine Ausbildung zunächst an der Königlichen Kunstschule und später an der Königlichen Akademischen Hochschule für bildende Künste (heute UdK) bei Anton von Werner und Philipp Franck. Ab 1913 stellte er regelmäßig u.a. bei der Großen Berliner Kunstausstellung, der Freien Secession und der Berliner Secession aus. Von 1935 bis '45 zog er sich auf Grund von Denunziation und Repressionen zurück und übte öffentlich nur seinen Lehrberuf aus, der ihm materielle Unabhängigkeit sicherte. Nach 1945 war er weiterhin als Lehrer tätig und durfte zunächst wieder ausstellen, geriet aber im Zuge der Formalismusdiskussion auf Grund seiner Position der "Eigengesetzlichkeit der Kunst" selbstredend erneut ins Abseits. - Provenienz: Das Blatt stammt aus dem hier vorliegenden, bisher unbekannten Nachlass der Illustratorin und Bühnenbildnerin Gerda Schafhirt, einer Gefährtin von Kuhfuss, die u.a. den Sommer 1955 mit ihm zusammenlebend und -arbeitend in Born auf dem Darss verbrachte, und ist entsprechend noch nicht bei Hellwich/Röske verzeichnet. Bei weitergehendem Interesse können Sie mich gerne kontaktieren.

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        Traite Theorique et Pratique des Travaux Publics. Tome 1-2. Paris: Marchal, Billard et Cie

      1883 - First Edition. 2 vols. 8vo, viii, 526; 596pp, original half-calf, original wrappers preserved [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Charles G. "Chinese" Gordon

      July 17, 1883. Autograph letter signed, written from Jafa [Jaffa] July 13, 1883, 6 pp., inquires about many common friends, <I>"Brodie"</I>, <I>"Mussey"</I>, <I>"Hibbs"</I>, <I>"Warry"</I>, <I>"Griffiths"</I>, <I>"Ronit (George) Blackburn"</I>, <I>"Pickwith"</I>, <I>"Dyer"</I>, <I>"the Davidsons"</I>, <I>"Mr. Barkley"</I>, and briefly describes the places he is visiting in Jafa, Jerusalem and the Dead Sea, with Biblical references. Letter reads in part: <I>"My dear Mr. Britton, Delighted to get your letter to hear from you all and that you are well… and delight to visit forbidden places it is the old history of Adam the forbidden fruits must be expected from both fellows I hope they enjoyed themselves. What a grand thing if she buys me some more which I hope she will do. She took time enough to think about it. Kind regards to Brodie &amp; his bride the family . I hope they are well. Also Mussey, Hibbs Warry, Griffiths, Ronit (George) Blackburn, Pickwith. I am still thin and Jim wants to interest. I daily think of you all and having the…of the Gihm here at Jerusalem coming out of the…Hill also in the course of way although being down to report to him ... Dyer almost the ... about the Tortoises. It is splendid and I personally am very much obliged. I wish I could tell you all about this end of the Gihm but I fear it would take to long. I cannot go to see the ridge which divides the Dead Sea from the Red Sea. She sent them an angry with us for executing the ... of Professor Palmer. The Dead Sea was the orifice where the waters of flood meet with water of earth. How is Mussey? You do not say. How are the Davidsons? I hope well. Do you ever discuss the Garden of Eden? I find great ... Which is I have found this place where the ... person was under, was taken. The pit out of which he was dragged. He was ... back him after the fall of till the actual ground out of which he was taken. You are in him, so you are him also. It is curious to find the old tradition which is supported by the scriptures. Were the people at ... interested with what you sent them ... tell me. Present my kind regards to Mr. Barkley. He is a dear fellow I know did good work in Soweto(?) land. I hope he Chris Barkley like the place. Goodbye. Kindest regards to you all. Yours sincerely, C. E. Gordon [p.s.] Ericken, in spite of his one arm, the loss of which he loves to describe, is of a very inquiring nature of mind. I know him of old. Remember me to him."</I> After his travels, Gordon returned to the Sudan to evacuate Egyptian forces from Khartoum, which was threatened by Ahmad al-Mahdi and his Sudanese rebels. On January 26, 1885, the rebels broke into the city killing Gordon and the other defenders two days before British relief forces arrived. A few small puncture holes, otherwise fine condition.

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        [Large Trade Catalog Broadside]: Supplementary Catalogue Camping Outfits

      New York: John Boyle & Co, 1883. Very Good. Large broadside. Measuring approximately 17.75" x 31". Old folds including some with tape repairs on the verso and some short tears at the extremities, small inked notation of "10%" in a couple of places, a handsome about very good example. Includes 12 beautiful wood engraved illustrations (by H. W. Troy) of tents, with four additional illustrations of camp beds, stools, and chairs, each with a corresponding price list. Among the tents are a photographer's tent, a surf tent, refreshment tent, amazon tent, octagon garden tent, palmetto tent with awning front and rear, a lumberman's tent, and others. A wonderfully illustrated broadside catalog, the engravings uniformly dated 1883.

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        Savage Svanetia.

      Bentley London 1883 - Two volumes 8vo., xii, 272; viii, 250pp., 6 pages ads end of volume ii, 8 wood-engraved plates, original green cloth gilt, map to upper covers, a very good copy. A beautiful copy of the first edition. Called "Savage" on account of the propensity of the locals to murder anybody they took a dislike to; blood feuds are still part of the way of life in the region. This casual attitude to life accounts for it being one of the least known parts of the Caucasus, although of great interest to the great powers being on the direct road from Russia to the Indian frontier. The English were particularly concerned about the railway from Poti to Baku. Czech, Asian p161. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        U.d.S.S.R.

      - ADOLF JOFFE ( Adolf Abramowitsch Joffe, 1883-1927) russisch-sowjetischer Arzt, Revolutionär und Weggefährte Leo Trotzkis . Gemeinsam gaben sie von 1906 bis 1912 die russischsprachige Zeitung Prawda (Wahrheit) heraus, wirkte an der Vorbereitung der Oktoberrevolution mit, einer der ersten Sekretäre des ZK der SDAPR(b) und gleichzeitig Kandidat des ZK der SDAPR und später der RKP(b ). Joffe war von November 1917 bis Januar 1918 Leiter der sowjetischen Delegation bei den Friedensverhandlungen in Brest-Litowsk , bevor er durch Trotzki abgelöst wurde. Nach Trotzkis Ernennung zum Volkskommissar für Kriegswesen ersetzte er diesen kurzzeitig als Volkskommissar des Äußeren. Im April 1918 wurde er zum sowjetrussischen Vertreter (Botschafter) in Deutschland ernannt. Dokument (1 S. gr. 8°, in russischer Schrift, siehe Abbildung (nur Ausschnitt, das gleiche Dokument existiert auch in deutscher Übersetzung signiert)) mit Ort, Datum, Unterschrift in Tinte signiert als DER RUSSISCHE BOTSCHAFTER, Bevollmächtigter Vertreter der Russischen sozialistischen föderativen Sowjets-Republik. Berlin, den 29. April 1918 "An die russischen Kriegsgefangenen ! . Gruß von der Arbeiter- und Bauernregierung Rußlands ! , mit Gegenzeichnung (eigenhändiger Unterschrift des Attache für Angelegenheiten der Kriegsgefangenen", Dienststempel. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Ornements turcs. Receuil de dessins pour l`art et l`industrie.

      Paris, Canson 1883.. Mit 30 chromolithogr. Tafeln. 4 Bll. HLdr. d. Zt. 62 x 46 cm Nr. 268 von 500 Exemplaren. - Sehr seltener Band der Reihe "Encyclopédie des arts décoratifs de l'Orient". Mit prachtvollen Tafeln. Einband beschabt und bestoßen. Gering gebräunt und fingerfleckig.

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