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        Treasure Island

      

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        Fine original portrait drawing of the composer in half-profile by the Viennese artist Benedikt Dolbin (1883-1971)...

      Signed by the artist with initials and with the composer's name to upper right corner. Undated, but most probably Vienna, ca. 1920. Executed in black pencil on the blank side of a sheet of stationery carrying the letterhead of Universal Edition in Vienna. 286 x 222 mm. "[Milhaud] was associated with the avant garde of the 1920s, whose abundant production reflects all musical genres. A pioneer in the use of percussion, polytonality, jazz and aleatory techniques, his music allies lyricism with often complex harmonies. Though his sources of inspiration were many and varied, his music has compelling stylistic unity." Jeremy Drake in Grove Music Online. Dolbin (pseud. Fred Pollack, 1883-1971) was born in Vienna and educated there. Trained as an engineer, he subsequently studied musical composition with Arnold Schoenberg and became a member of the Viennese group "Die Bewegung." He commenced drawing portraits of leading artistic personalities from ca. 1917 onwards for Viennese newspapers and journals. Because of his Jewish origins, Dolbin's work was banned in Austria in 1935, at which time he emigrated to the United States....

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians]
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        Etude sur la restauration de la lèvre inférieure, suivie de la description d'un nouveau procédé pour refaire le bord libre au moyen d'un lambeau muqueux en forme de pont.

      Lyon, Duc, Demaison, 1883. ____ Seule édition. Illustré par quatre photographies originales collées : deux d'après des dessins et deux montrant le visage d'un patient. ***** Only edition. This small work on plastic surgery is very rare. Illustrated by 4 actual photographs, 2 after drawings and 2 showing the patient face. Pictures a bit faded, last leaves disbound, but a fine copy. Inscribed on cover : "M. de Santi. Donné pour une analyse soignée de ce travail" In-8. Collation : 77, (4) pp., 3 planches h.-t. Broché, couverture imprimée.

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        An Essay on the Genius of Geo. Cruikshank.

      London: J. F. Dexter, 1883. Octavo. 60pp. Reprints Thackeray's text as it first appeared in The Westminster Review in 1840. This is an extra-illustrated copy with 79 plates taken from books illustrated by Cruikshank, of which twenty-three are in color. An etched portrait of Cruikshank by F. W. Pailthorpe appears on an engraved title page. In full purple crushed morocco by Morrell with wide double-ruled upper and lower panels, spine with Art Deco-style floral tooling in four compartments, and gilt turn-ins. Spine sunned, oil offsetting from binding to upper margin of preliminary leaves. Overall, a near fine copy. T.e.g.

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        Celles qui osent. Avec une préface par Guy de Maupassant

      Marpon & Flammarion. First edition, preface by Guy de Maupassant.Contemporary brown cloth, spine with blindstamped fleuron, orange morocco title label, joints restored. Handsome autograph inscription signed by René Maizeroy to the writer of the preface, Guy de Maupassant. Frontispiece etching by Kauffmann. Spotting. René Maizeroy was the pseudonym of the Baron René-Jean Toussaint, on whom Guy de Maupassant based the character of Duroy in the novel Bel-Ami.Provenance : Guy de Maupassant. Marpon & Flammarion Paris sd (1883)relié

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        De successu Evangelii apud Indos Occidentales, in Novâ-Angliâ; epistola. Ad cl. virum D. Joannem Leusdenum, linguae sanctae in Ultrajectina Academia professorem, scripta, .Including: SPECHT, Herman, and others. De successu Evangelii apud Indos Orientales, epistolae aliae conscriptae[.] Tum â D. Hermanno Specht, V.D.M. in urbe Colombo, sitâ in insula Ceilon. Tum etiam, à D. Adriano de Mey, V.D.M. in Jaffanapatnam, sitâ in eadem insula, praefecto Collegii Malabarici; et à D. Francisco Valentino, V.D.M. in Amboina, ad eundem Johannem Leusden.Utrecht, Willem Broedelet, 1699. 8vo. Grained, gold-tooled red morocco (ca. 1875?) signed by the Bradstreet Bindery in New York (stamp on the verso of the first free endleaf), with 5 bands on the spine, go

      - Alden & Landis 699/146; Church 783; for the bindery: Du Bois, Historical essay on the art of bookbinding, 1883, p. 35. Third edition known to survive in the original Latin of a letter on the success of spreading the Gospel among the indigenous American Indians, written by Increase Mather, the second of three generations of famous Puritan ministers in Boston and rector of Harvard College, addressed to Johannes Leusden, Professor of Hebrew at the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands. The letter is dated from Boston, 12 July 1687. The present Utrecht edition adds letters to Leusden on the progress of spreading the Gospel among the populations in Ceylon and the East Indies, written by Herman Specht (1684; 1688), Adrianus de Mey (1690; 1692) and Franciscus Valentijn (1686). These additional letters appear here in the first edition of the original Latin known to survive.The work is bound by the Bradstreet Bindery in New York. John M. Bradstreet (1815-1863) established one of the first credit rating companies and they apparently came into bookbinding through their publishing activities, but when Henry and his siblings took over the firm "fine binding" was largely a European phenomena, William Matthews in New York being the only major American exponent. They carried out work for J.P. Morgan, the Grolier Club and other bibliophiles. In 1883, Du Bois praised their bindings higher than any others in America, noting their "solidity, strength and squareness of workmanship . Certainly none can put a varied coloured morocco coat on a book, and gild it with greater perfection in choice of ornament and splendor of gold, and with greater care, taste and success, .". He even hints that they might excel the French and English, then regarded as the best binders. Church's copy of the present edition was also bound by Bradstreet, but in green morocco.Slightly browned, but still in very good condition. The binding has been expertly and unobtrusively rebacked, with the original backstrip laid down, and the corners are scuffed, but the binding is otherwise very good.

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        Histoire des jardins chez tous les peuples depuis l'Antiquité jusqu'à nos jours. Dessins par Anastasi, Daubigny, V. Foulquier, Français, W. Freeman, H. Giacomelli, Lancelot.

      Tours, Mame, 1883. ____ Magnifique cartonnage illustré, très frais. Illusé pa de très nombreuses gravures in et hors texte.*****. In-folio. Collation : (4), 444 pp. Cartonnage illustré de l'éditeur.

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        Kate Greenaway Almanacks, 1883-1897.

      24mo., in landscape and portrait format, and small 8vo.; a fine collection of 14 individual Kate Greenaway almanacks, 1883-1891, 1893 and 1925; each volume presented in the original binding, either leather, pictorial wrappers or glazed pictorial boards, and each illustrated throughout with woodblock vignettes in colours, by Greenaway; 1883 in leather with gilded edges; with 3 examples of 1884 in different variant bindings (pictorial wrappers, cream wrappers gilt with original glassine, and lime green wrappers); 1885 in 2 variants (original white grained cloth gilt and pictorial boards with original printed dustwrapper); 1886 in white cloth to simulate morocco, 1887-1890 in pictorial boards, 1891 and 1893 in pictorial boards and printed dustwrappers, and 1925 in glazed boards, all presented in a cleverly fashioned, and early, olive green cloth-covered presentation box, with onlaid leather label lettered and decorated in gilt to lid; in lovely condition throughout with very small signs of use, 1883 with some rubbing to joints and edges, the dustwrappers with minimal wear and one small flap adhesion, and the de luxe 1884 edition with the neat leather Ex Libris label of Estelle Doheny to inner cover. First editions. A nearly comprehensive collection of these delightful annual almanacks which began in 1883, containing all but one of those issued during Greenaway's lifetime, without 1897. No almanack was issued in 1896. After the artist's death Routledge continued to reuse the illustrations in almanacks dated between 1924 and 1929.

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        Les chroniqueurs de l'histoire de France, depuis les origines jusqu'au XVIe siècle

      Edition 4 volumes, published successively from 1883 to 1886.Binding spectacular editor at large gilt decoration, unsigned, but in the style of Engel. Half red shagreen of red calico boards. Large golden plate on the back with an oak and 2 lilies and fleurdelysé crest and the tail shells. Grande complex plaque on the boards, with a blue central square planted with lilies, and various ornaments and emblems of royalty fixing a decor evoking the Middle Ages; 4 angular ecus 4 large French provinces. gilt edges.Very nice copy in a near perfect condition. Librairie Hachette Paris 1883 - 1886 Fort Grd. in-8 (20x27,7cm) 795pp. et 700pp. et 794pp. et 764pp. 4 volumes reliés

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         Les Vignettes Romantiques Histoire de la litterature et de l'art 1825-1840.

      Paris, Dentu, 1883, gd in 4°, de VIII-438 pp. et 1 f. (annonces), ill. de 150 vignettes in t. de C. Nanteuil, T. Johannot, Devéria, Gigoux, C. Rogier, etc.. et de 9 planches h. t. sur papier Japon, demi-maroquin bleu époque à coins, couv. cons., t. dorée. 1 des 100 exemplaires de tête sur vergé de Hollande (avec 25 Japon). Bel exemplaire à grandes marges truffé du prospectus d'annonce (4 pp.) et de 14 vignettes romantiques sur chine volant rajoutées h.t. dont certaines épreuves pour le livre. Edition originale. L'ouvrage est suivi d'une bibliographie complète des romans, drames, poésies ornés de vignettes de 1825 à 1840. ¶ Carteret III, 142 - Vicaire II, 209 "Il existe pour cette publication un prospectus illustré du format du livre (4pp.)"

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        Elementos de equitacion militar para el uso de la caballeria espanola, ecritos para los alumno; de las escuela militar de equitacion por el colonel de caballeria

      Establecimiento Tipo-litografico. Troisième édition.binding en basane marbrée, spine lisse orné de frises dorées, pièce de titre de chagrin marron, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, coins émoussés, tranches mouchetées.Ouvrage illustré de 13 planches hors-texte.Quelques petites rousseurs sans gravité.Rare.  Establecimiento Tipo-litografico Madrid 1883relié

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        Le capitaine Burle

      Charpentier. First edition on ordinary paper. Half red shagreen over marbled paper boards, spine in six compartments, date at bottom, one joint cracked at head and foot (to a length of 2cm), lower corners rubbed, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, covers (with small angular lacks) preserved. Autograph inscription signed by Emile Zola to the journalist Henri Morel. A little light spotting. Charpentier Paris 1883 12x19cm relié

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        Mademoiselle de Maupin

      Librairie Conquet & Charpentier. Edition adorned with 17 original illustrations engraved by E. Toudouze Champollion, one of 350 numbered copies on vellum in the tank, only draw with Japan 150. Half morocco bindings tan wedge, back smooth decorated with mosaics of parts red morocco, olive and sand representing a floral composition, felt and crossed swords Musketeers, browned tails, boards marbled paper and glossy, guards and dates contreplats paper bowl, cover and spine preserved, gilt on witnesses, elegant bindings signed H. Blanchetière heads. Biographical by Charles Lovenjoul. Very light scratches without gravity on the back. Beautiful copy well established. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Librairie Conquet & Charpentier Paris 1883 15,5x24,5cm 2 volumes reliés

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        45 original vintage photographs of prominent early 20th-century singers by the noted New York photographer Herman Mishkin, official portraitist of the Metropolitan Opera from 1908-1932 and foremost portrayer of Golden Age opera singers. Together with 7 later reprints.

      - Alda, Frances (1883-1952). Bust-length portrait of the New Zealand soprano, most likely in the title role of Puccini's Manon Lescaut. Ca. 204 x 152 mm. With the handstamp of Bain News Service in New York to verso. - Alda. Full-length portrait as Ginevra in Giordano's La Cena delle Beffe. Ca. 203 x 153 mm. - Alda. Bust-length portrait. Ca. 203 x 152 mm. [Ca. 1909] - Bori, Lucrezia (1887-1960). Bust-length portrait of the Spanish soprano. Ca. 203 x 151 mm. With handstamps of Miskell & Sutton in Cleveland and the Lakewood Public Library to verso. - Bori. Full-length portrait as the Duchess of Towers in Deems Taylor's Peter Ibbettson. Ca. 224 x 167 mm. - Bori. Full-length portrait in the title role of Thomas's Mignon. Ca. 203 x 152 mm. With handstamps of Donald C. Dougherty Management in Cleveland and the Lakewood Public Library to verso. - Bori. Waist-length portrait as Manon. Ca. 203 x 152 mm. - Bori. Bust-length portrait as Norina in Donizetti's Don Pasquale. Ca. 202 x 152 mm. - Branzell, Karin (1891-1974). Bust-length portrait of the Swedish contralto as Brangaene in Wagner's Tristan und Isolde. Ca. 198 x 153 mm. - Case, Anna (1889-1984). Bust-length portrait in profile. Ca. 178 x 121. Trimmed. Laid down to black backing paper. With another photograph, ca. 141 x 108, being a full-length informal portrait with a dog and four other women, one of whom is dressed in a Native American costume, to verso. - Case. Bust-length portrait. Ca. 202 x 152 mm. - Caruso, Enrico (1873-1921). Full-length portrait of the Italian tenor as Canio in Leoncavallo's Pagliacci. Ca. 214 x 126 mm. Trimmed at lower margin. - Caruso. Full-length portrait as Don José in Bizet's Carmen. Ca. 205 x 125 mm. Trimmed at upper and lower edges. - Caruso. Waist-length portrait as Samson in Saint-Saëns's Samson et Dalila. Ca. 243 x 133 mm. - Caruso. Full-length portrait as Samson in Act III, blind and with shorn hair, next to a young boy. Ca. 248 x 133 mm. - Claussen, Julia (1879-1941). Bust-length portrait of the Swedish mezzo-soprano. Ca. 203 x 152 mm. - Chamlee, Mario (1892-1966). Full-length portrait of the American tenor as the Duke of Mantua in Verdi's Rigoletto. Ca. 202 x 152 mm. - Danise, Giuseppe (1882-1963). Bust-length portrait of the Italian baritone. With handstamp of the Miskell and Sutton in Cleveland to verso. Ca. 203 x 153 mm. - De Luca, Giuseppe (1876-1950). Waist-length portrait of the Italian baritone as Figaro in Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia. Ca. 204 x 153 mm. With handstamps of Roger de Bruyn, Exclusive Management in New York, and the Metropolitan Musical Bureau, - Destinn, Emmy (1878-1930). Three-quarter-length portrait of the Czech soprano as Santuzza in Mascagni's Cavalleria rusticana. Ca. 224 x 160 mm. Laid down to cream cardstock; trimmed. With the photographer's information embossed to lower left portion. - Easton, Florence (1884-1955). Three-quarter-length portrait of the English soprano. With "Florence Easton Prima Donna Soprano Metropolitan Opera Company" typed to verso. Ca. 176 x 126 mm. - Farrar, Geraldine (1882-1967). Three-quarter-length portrait of the American soprano in the title role of Bizet's Carmen. Ca. 200 x 149 mm. Laid down to ivory cardstock. - Fleischer, Edytha (born 1898). Full-length portrait (kneeling) of the German soprano as Hänsel in Humperdinck's Hänsel und Gretel. Ca. 203 x 152 mm. - Fleischer. Head and shoulders portrait. Ca. 203 x 151 mm. With handstamp of Miskell and Sutton to verso. - Gatti-Casazza, Giulio (1869-1940). Bust-length portrait of the Italian impresario and general manager of the Metropolitan Opera. Ca. 203 x 152 mm. With date "Mar 23 1959" handstamped to verso. - Gigli, Beniamino (1890-1957). Bust-length portrait of the Italian tenor as Faust in Boito's Mefistofele. Ca. 191 x 139 mm. - Jeritza, Maria (1887-1982). Waist-length portrait of the Moravian soprano in the title role of Bizet's Carmen (Act III). Ca. 238 x 189 mm. Laid down to mount, ca. 246 x 198 mm. - Jeritza. Three-quarter-length portrait in church as Eva in Wagner's Die Meistersinger. Reproduction (by Mishkin) of an older photograph by Setzer in Vienna. Ca. 221 x 169 mm. With date "Feb 18 1961" handstamped to verso. - Johnson, Edward (1878-1959). Bust-length portrait of the Canadian tenor, impresario, and general manager of the Metropolitan Opera. Ca. 202 x 152 mm. - Manski, Dorothee (1891 or 1895-1967). Three-quarter-length portrait of the German-American soprano as the witch in Humperdinck's Hänsel und Gretel. Ca. 203 x 152 mm. - Martinelli, Giovanni (1885-1969). Bust-length portrait of the young Italian tenor. Ca. 202 x 152 mm. - Martinelli. Waist-length portrait as Eléazar in Halévy's La Juive. Ca. 256 x 203 mm. - Matzenauer, Margaret (1881-1963). Bust-length portrait of the American contralto as Kundry in Wagner's Parsifal. Ca. 190 x 117 mm. - Melchior, Lauritz (1890-1973). Full-length portrait of the Danish tenor with a lyre in the title role of Wagner's Tannhäuser. Ca. 253 x 203 mm. - Merli, Francesco (1887-1976). Bust-length portrait of the Italian tenor. Ca. 203 x 150 mm. With handstamp of the Metropolitan Opera Press Bureau to verso. - Pinza, Ezio (1892-1957). Bust-length portrait of the Italian bass as Oroveso in Bellini's Norma. Ca. 203 x 152 mm. - Renaud, Maurice (1860-1933). Bust-length portrait of the French baritone as Mephistopheles in Berlioz's Le damnation de Faust. Ca. 197 x 124 mm. - Rothier, Léon (1874-1951). Bust-length portrait of the French bass as Count des Grieux in Massenet's Manon. Ca. 203 x 151 mm. - Rothier. Full-length portrait as Dr. Miracle in Les Contes d'Hoffmann. Ca. 203 x 152 mm. - Ruffo, Titta (1877-1953). Bust-length portrait of the Italian baritone. Ca. 203 x 151 mm. With handstamp of the Bain News Service in New York to verso. - Scotti, Antonio (1866-1936). Full-length portrait of the Italian baritone as Chim-Fang in Franco Leoni's L'Oracolo. Ca. 203 x 132 mm. - Scotti. Bust-length portrait as Barnaba in Ponchielli's La Gioconda. Ca. 192 x 148 mm. - Sundelius, Marie (1884-1958). Bust-length portrait of the Swedish-American soprano. Ca. 203 x 152 mm. - Taucher, Kurt (1885-1954). Bust-length portrait of the German tenor in profile. Ca. 203 x 152 mm. - Tibbett, Lawrence (1896-1960). bust-length portrait of the American baritone as Ford in Verdi's Falstaff. Ca. 255 x 202 mm. With handstamp of the Evans and Salter Management in New York to verso. Later reprints, ca. 8 x 11": (Singer's name and role in pencil and ink to verso; otherwise in fine condition overall.) - Bori, Lucrezia. Full-length portrait as Juliette in Gounod's Roméo et Juliette. - Bori and Beniamino Gigli. Full-length portrait as Madga and Ruggero in Puccini's La rondine. - Muzio, Claudia (1889-1936). Full-length portrait of the Italian soprano as Violetta in the second act of Verdi's La Traviata. - Ponselle, Rosa (1897-1981). Full-length portrait of the American soprano in the tile role of Bellini's Norma. - Ponselle. Full-length portrait in the title role of Ponchielli's La Gioconda. - Ponselle. Full-length portrait as Maddalena in Giordano's Andrea Chénier. Later reprint, ca. 7 x 9": - Amato, Pasquale (1878-1942). Waist-length portrait of the Italian baritone as Scarpia in Puccini's Tosca. In very good condition overall. Common minor defects include occasional signs of wear such as creasing, cracking, rippling, foxing, staining, bumping, pinholes, trimming, and remnants of former mounts. Some also carry annotations, most often directly related to the singers and/or roles portrayed. Some laid down to mount. Born in Minsk, Russia, Mishkin emigrated to the United States in 1885. As the official portraitist of the Metropolitan Opera from 1908 until 1932, he became the foremost portrayer of Golden Age opera singers. While photographing opera stars for the Metropolitan, he maintained a portrait studio frequented by many of the most significant performing artists of the day. "In certain respects, he had the most difficult task of any theatrical photographer of the early 20th century for he was constantly having to temper the hyperbolically dramatic poses that opera singers employed on the vast stages of Europe and America so that they didn't appear ludicrous shot from a twelve-foot distance. His subjects were among the least tractable persons to instruction in the performing arts, and were generally infected with decorative sensibilities. That Mishkin was able to satisfy his sitters and adjust to the increasingly less ornamental aesthetic of modern photography was a testament to his tact and flexibility." Broadway Photographs online.

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        October 13, 1883 - May 9, 1885. A near-complete run of 51 numbers from the onset of publication (lacking one number only), each with a fine original photograph of the "artiste" to whom the issue is dedicated tipped-in to first page of text.

      Large folio. Quarter dark red morocco with red textured cloth boards, "Paris-Artiste" gilt to upper, raised bands on spine in decorative compartments gilt, titling gilt. Subjects include contemporary singers, actors, dancers, and literary figures, with average size 190 x 120 mm. Photographic credits include van Bosch, Benque, Carjat, Chalot, Goupil, Lemercier, and Nadar. 1re Année 1. A. Grévin (1827-1892), artist and caricaturist 2. Mme. Anna Judic (1849-1911), actress, in the role of Mam'zelle Nitouche 3. Mlle. Adele Isaac, opera singer 4. Mlle. Marie van Zandt (1858-1919), American opera singer, in the role of Lakmé 5. Mme. Louise Théo (1854-1922), French opera singer 6. Jean-Alexandre Talazac (1851-1896), French operatic tenor, in the role of Gérald in Lakmé 7. Mlle. Emma Nevada (1859-1940), American operatic soprano, in the role of Mignon 8. M. Victor Maurel (1848-1923), French baritone, Director of the Théâtre-Italien Deuxième année 9. Rosita Mauri (1850-1923), Prima ballerina 10. Mme. Fidès Devriès (1852-1941), American operatic soprano, born in New Orleans 11. Jules Verne (1828-1905), French novelist, poet, and playwright 12. Thérèsa (Eugénie Emma Valladon 1837-1913), French singer 13. Mme. Marie Heilbron (1851-1886), Belgian operatic soprano 14. Mme. Lureau-Escalaïs (1860-1923), French opera singer 15. Ch. Gounod (1818-1893), French composer 16. Mlle. Subra (1866-1908), French ballerina 17. Daubray (Michel René Thibaut 1837-1892), French actor and singer 18. Lassalle (Jean Lassalle 1847-1909, French baritone (photograph yellowed) 19. Aimée Tessandier (1851-1923), French actress 20. Suzette Reichenberg (1853-1924), French actress after whom the dessert "Crepe Suzette" is named 21. Ernest Alexandre Coquelin (Cadet 1848-1909), French actor 22. Blanche Baretta (1855-1939), French actress 23. Gabrielle Krauss (1842-1906), Austrian-born French soprano 24. Henri Sellier (1849-1899), French tenor 25. Mlle. Rénée Richard (fl. ca. 1885-90), French opera singer 26. Benôit-Constant Coquelin (Ainé 1841-1909), French actor 27. Émilie Broisat (1846-1929), French actress 29. Adeline Dudlay de la Comédie-Française (1858-1934), Belgian/French actress 30. Jane Harding du Gymnase (1859-1941), French actress and singer 31. Léa D'Asco (18??-1906), French actress and singer 32. Mlle. Cécile Mazeray de l'Opéra-Comique (1859-?) 33. Etienne Dereims de l'Opéra (1845-1904), French tenor 34. Marcella Sembrich (1858-1935), Polish soprano (minor spotting) 35. Marie Laurent (1825-1904), French actress Troisième Année 36. Mlle. Angèle (fl. 1880-1890), French singer 37. Céline Montaland (1843-1891), Belgian/French actress 38. Pol Plançon de l'Opéra (1851-1914), French bass 39. Léonide Leblanc (1842-1894), French actress 40. Alexanb[!]re Dumas Fils (1824-1895), French author and playwright 41. Céline Chaumont (1848-1926), French opera singer 42. Louis Mérante Maitre de Ballet de l'Opéra (1828-1887), French dancer and choreographer 43. Victor Hugo (1802-1885), French poet, novelist, and dramatist 44. Blanche Pierson de la Comédie-Française (1842-1919), French actress 45. Gabrielle Réjane du Vaudeville (1856-1920), French actress 46. Christine Nilsson (1843-1921), Swedish soprano 47. Emma Calvé de l'Opéra-Comique, French soprano 48. Raphael Duflos de la Comédie-Française (1858-1946), French actor 49. Maria Legault du Vaudeville (1858-1905), French actress 50. Marie Magnier du Gymnase (1848-1913), French actress 51. Saint-Germain (fl. 18801890), French actor With the bookplate of Pierre Berezzi to front free endpaper. Binding worn, rubbed, bumped, and stained. Some browning and minor foxing; occasional small tears; several leaves creased. In very good condition overall. Lacking only no. 28 in a sequential run of 51 numbers. This rare periodical apparently ceased publication in 1886 with No. 85 (the only complete run is held at the Bibliothèque Nationale; incomplete runs at the Rijksmuseum, the National Library of Sweden, the Getty, and Ohio State).

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        Zweites Album für die Jugend. Mit Autograph auf Vorsatz von Clara Schumann! 1883!

      Robert Schumann Zweites Album für die Jugend. Mit Autograph auf Vorsatz von Clara Schumann! 1883! Buch in gutem Zustand, leichte altersbedingte Gebrauchsspuren vorhanden! Inklusive Extra-Heft: Nachtstücke für das Piano-Forte. Ein sehr seltenes Original-Exemplar! Nur für Sammler und Liebhaber!

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        Les chroniqueurs de l'histoire de France, depuis les origines jusqu'au XVIe siècle

      Edition 4 volumes, published successively from 1883 to 1886.Binding spectacular editor at large gilt decoration, unsigned, but in the style of Engel. Half red shagreen of red calico boards. Large golden plate on the back with an oak and 2 lilies and fleurdelysé crest and the tail shells. Grande complex plaque on the boards, with a blue central square planted with lilies, and various ornaments and emblems of royalty fixing a decor evoking the Middle Ages; 4 angular ecus 4 large French provinces. gilt edges.Very nice copy in a near perfect condition. Librairie Hachette Paris 1883 - 1886 Fort Grd. in-8 (20x27,7cm) 795pp. et 700pp. et 794pp. et 764pp. 4 volumes reliés

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        HARDESTY';S HISTORICAL AND GEOGRAPHICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA, ILLUSTRATED. WITH SPECIAL HISTORY OF THE VIRGINIAS, MAPS AND HISTORIES OF GREENBRIER, POCAHONTAS AND MONROE COUNTIES, WEST VIRGINIA

      New York, Richmond: H. H. Hardesty & Co., Publishers, 1883. Hard Cover. near Very Good binding. With much data and quite nice maps, the emphasis of this edition being on West Virginia. Many maps of the states, and a handsome map of Virginia and West Virginia. Along with drawings of the signers, many maps of Biblical lands, and the like. A rebacked copy, with a compatible new spine; some minor rippling to some pages, but no stains at all. near Very Good binding.

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        Nais Micoulin. Nantas La mort d'Olivier Bécaille Madame Neigron Les Coquillages De M. Chabre Jacques damour.

      G. Charpentier et C. éditeurs, 1883. in 16° brossura originale Rara edizione stampata in soli 100 esemplare numersti (ns 22) su carta Hollande. Freschissimo esemplare a fogli diseguali.

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        Histoire des Romains, depuis les temps •es plus recul‚s jusquà... l'invasion des Barbares

      1883. Storia - Romani " Titolo: Histoire des Romains, depuis les temps •es plus recul‚s jusquà... l'invasion des Barbares. Autore: Duruy Victor Editore: Hachette Anno di stampa: 1883 - 1886 Histoire des Romains, depuis les temps •es plus recul‚s jusquà... l'invasion des Barnares Nouvelle Edition, revue, augment‚e et enriche d'environ, 3000 gravures dessin‚es d'apres l'antique et de 100 cartes ou Plan Paris, Hachette, 1883 - 1886. Opera monumentale in 7 grossi tomi con frontis bicolore ed ampiamente documentata ed illustrata da migliaia di incisioni nel testo anche a piena pagina. Bellissima legatura originale in piena pelle rossa con nervi e titolo oro al ds., fili a secco ai piatti di abbellimento. Trattato completo sulla storia dell'Impero Romano in lingua francese, di eccezionale perfezione e conservazione. Ogni volume di circa 800 pagine ciascuno.  1500 "

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        Våra minnen.[Stockholm], (colophon: Stuttgart, printed at the Deutsche Verlagsanstalt), [1886]. 8vo. With a lithographed title-page, a portrait of Princes Eugen and Carl in Arab costume, and 15 plates (mostly collotype reproductions of photographic views) with captions printed on the tissue guards. Contemporary black half sheepskin, gold-tooled spine with title, textured cloth sides.

      - Forbes 3863; Kroepelien 1318; O'Reilly & Reitmann 1359b; WorldCat (6 copies). A privately printed work recording travels by the Swedish Princes Carl, Eugen, and Oscar. The greater part of the work details the Pacific voyage of the Vanadis (1883-1885), with contributions by the Princes themselves and by Fredrik Adelborg, Nils Gustaf Sundström, Bengt Axel, Eugen Ribbing and Carlo Landberg. Two chapters deal with Polynesia, including Hawaii. The volume further records travels in Tahiti, Egypt, the Middle East (Syria, Jordan, Jerusalem), India, and the Philippines. The plates include a view of Beirut and a Bedouin camp.With a signed presentation inscription by Prince Carl to "Syster Jenny", dated "sommaren 1890". Some browning and spotting, a few leaves with a faint marginal waterstain, spine damaged, corners bumped. Otherwise in very good condition.

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        Historia del Ampurdan. Estudio de la civilizacion en las comarcas del noreste de Cataluña

      Luis Tasso y Serra, Impresor, Barcelona 1883 - Size: 8º Mayor. 788 Pp. Ilust. 9 Láminas. 2 Planos Plega [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        3 partly autograph letters of a jockey. Maisons-Laffitte and other places, 1883/84.

      1883. 8vo. Altogether 6 pp. Each with envelope. Together with a calling card (also with envelope). 3 letters by the French jockey Charles Alfred Lord about his own horses and races performed: "J'ai lessé Landrail là [à Rochefort], ayant à la faire courir à Fontenay-le-Comte, Sables d'Olonne et Chalans. Mais il ses trouvé de bon chevaux engager dans les deux premières réunions et ayant lessé un garçon avec la jument, je m'atander qu'il aurais fait ce que je lui avais dit, de la promener matin et soir en main; comme il n'étais pas assez fort pour la tenir, je lui ais enlevez la selle afin qu'il ne la monte pas pour ne pas quelle s'emballe. Si il avez fait ce que je lui avais dit, elle aurais été prete à courir comme elle été assez prete lorsque je lais monté. Il ny avais qu'à la maintenir par des promenades. Faites en ce que vous voudrais. Elle s'atellera bien j'en suis sur. Faites en votre jument de service et lorsque je viendrai je vous aporterai selle et bride pour la monter et la tenir. Si je vais à Pau cet hivert, on la fera saillir par Lord-Sting pour faire un demi sang. Si non vous la ferais saillir par un troteur et comme elle a de bonne dispositions pour troter, cela vous fera un troteur [...]". - On headed paper.

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        Liebig-Bilder: Einzelserie Nr. 076: Vögel I.

      Liebig 1883 ( Liebig-Bilder-Serie in Chromolithographie gedruckt, teils unter Verwendung von Gold und Silber. Bildgröße 10 x 7 cm: Katalognummer und Erscheinungsjahr nach den maßgeblichen Katalogen von Arnhold/Spielhagen + Loos sowie Sanguinetti ): Hier die Nummer 76: \" Vögel I \" aus dem Jahrgang 1883-1884, gedruckt bei Romanet & Cie in Paris. 5 Bilder hierbei mit französischem Werbetext auf der Rückseite. Gezeigt werden auf blauem Fond: Pie ( Frau mit Brille und Besen und Elster-Gefieder ) - Alouette ( Schwebende Fee im goldenen Kleid mit umgegürtetem Liebigtopf - Lerche ) - Mesange ( Frau mit einer Geige mit Meisen-Federn-Umhang ) - Hirondelle ( Frau auf Dach stehend mit Schwalben-Federn-Umhang ) - Fauvette ( Grasmücke: Frau sitzt auf einem Ast und spielt Flöte ) - Bergeronnette ( Bachstelze: Frau auf einem Ast zeigt auf einen Liebigtopf ). Zusammen 6 Bilder. Von guter Erhaltung ( 1 Bild minimal fleckig ). - außerordentlich selten - ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Liebig, Bilder, Liebigbilder, Extract, Fleischextrakt, Vogel, Vögel, Elster, Lerche, Meise, Schwalbe, Grasmücke, Bachstelze, Google

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1883 - 1883 Original Paperback Wisden, Facsimile Parts

      1883. Hi, This lot is an Original 1883 Wisden Paperback with facsimile parts, The facsimile parts are the covers, the spine , the adverts and the last page of the Wisden before the adverts, other than that it is all Original. This is in Very Good condition, the facsimile parts are expertly made and the original content is clean and well presentable. Red speckles to the page block.

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        Le Canada

      1 vol. in-12 br., coll. Voyages et Découvertes Géographiques publiée sous la direction de M. le Comte H. de Bizemont, Librairie de la Société Bibliographique, Paris, 1883, 176 pp. et une carte dépliante. Etat très satisfaisant (couv. frottée avec petits accrocs) pour cet ouvrage rare. Français

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        Nes La-Goyim o Tancred

      Druk fon Aleqsander Ginz, Warsaw Warszawa, Varsha, Poland 1883 - [8], Mase'at Binyamin [Benjamin's gift:] 59, [1], Part 1: 136 pages. Many leaves have a water stain in margin, not affecting text. WorldCat: Libraries worldwide that own item: 12. Front board and title page are detached. The first section is a description of Benjain Disraeli's book, Disraeli's family history, dating back to Spain, and the history of Great Britain in the 19th century. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE OLD SWIMMIN'-HOLE" AND 'LEVEN MORE POEMS. By "Benj. F. Johnson, of Boone" [pseud]

      Indianapolis: George C. Hitt & Co., 1883. Small octavo. Original printed parchment-like wrappers, printed in red. Faintest dust soiling to the wrappers, minute fleck on lower wrapper, but a fine copy. Enclosed in a half morocco slipcase and chemise (spine a bit darkened). First edition of the author's first book, collecting a number of "Hoosier" dialect poems which had seen earlier publication under the pseudonym in THE INDIANAPOLIS JOURNAL. The first edition consisted of one thousand copies, with the cost of publication split between Riley and Hitt, and the edition sold out in three months. Several facsimiles were produced in later years, the most faithful in 1909; this copy includes the features determinative of the proper first: a) title leaf a cancel, b) 'W' in 'William' present on p.41 in the first line of the 4th stanza, and c) horizontal chain lines uniformly spaced at 1" (scant). Seybolt did not have a copy of this regional rarity in his collection of first books, and the first 7 Gables First Books catalogue could muster only a rebound copy. BAL 16525. RUSSO, pp.3-6.

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        An Atlas of Boone, Kenton and Campbell Counties, Kentucky

      Philadelphia, PA: D. J. Lake & Co, 1883. Hardcover. Good. Folio. Approximately 80 pp. Hand-colored plates. Hoffman family genealogy written on blank leaves. Earliest is James V. Hoffman born in 1830, married Nancy A. Marshall in 1856. Boards in usual rough condition, spine ripped and torn, front cover nearly loose. Pages and maps all present, occasional margin tear or smudge, some age-toning or minor foxing but overall very presentable maps. Includes precinct maps, towns and villages, county map, Kentucky/Tennessee, United States, hemispheres. Professional bookseller for 20 years. Orders shipped daily in cardboard bookfolds.

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        Catalogue des plantes vasculaires de la flore du bassin du Rhône

      XII-886 pp. Lyon, Genève et Bâle, Librairie H. Georg, 1883, in-8, XII-886 pp, demi-toile grise, Catalogue dressé à la suite de 12 années de recherches menées dans l'est et le sud est de la France, et dans la région rhodanienne de la Suisse, par une équipe composée de membres de la Société de botanique de Lyon : Borel, Chevalier, Dr Fabre, Gaston Gautier, Dr Gillot, Hanry, Payot, etc. Peu courant. Jean Baptiste Saint-Lager (1825-1912), médecin et botaniste français, fut membre de l'Académie des sciences, belles-lettres et arts de Lyon (1881-1912) et membre de la Société linnéenne de cette même ville. Petites surcharges au crayon (correction de la numérotation des pages X-XII).

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        Des hallucinations bilatérales de caractère différent suivant le côté affecté

      19 pp. Extrait des Archives de neurologie (n°18), s.d (1883), in-8, 19 pp, broché, couverture d'attente, Rare publication de cette conférence du docteur Valentin Magnan, tenue en 1883 à l'Asile Sainte-Anne, dans laquelle ilétablit le caractère bilatéral ou unilatéral des hallucinations et explique que le délire se modifie en fonction de l'hémisphère émetteur. Magnan observe des individus ayant des hallucinations bilatérales, mais de caractère différent, notamment au niveau de l'ouïe : l'oreille droite, par exemple, entend des choses agréables, tandis que l'oreille gauche ne perçoit que des injures. Il semble, en effet, que dans le plus grand nombre des cas ces hallucinations aient un caractère pénible à gauche et agréable à droite. Cependant, un de ses malades n'entendait par l'o­reille droite que des injures, tandis qu'il avait par l'oreille gauche des hallucinations gaies d'un carac­tère ambitieux. Dans son observation clinique, Magnan lie étroitement ce type d'hallucination bilatérale de l'ouïe à l'indépendance des deux hémisphères cérébraux. En conséquence de quoi, il place le siège de ces hallucinations dans les centres sensoriels de l'écorce cérébrale. Ex-libris du docteur Carrier. Intérieur frais.

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        Contribution à l'étude des localisations motrices dans l'écorce du cerveau

      20 p. Paris, aux bureaux du Progrès médical, 1883, in-8, 20 p, broché, couverture muette, Tiré à part des Archives de neurologie n° 15, mai 1883. Gilbert Ballet, neurologue, aliéniste et historien de la médecine, formé par Charcot, publia également, en collaboration avec Adrien Proust, une Hygiène du neurasthénique en 1887. Exemplaire non coupé. Cachets de la bibliothèque du Dr Carrier de Lyon. Première de couverture détachée.

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        Berlin. Die deutsche Kaiserstadt nebst Potsdam und Charlottenburg mit ihren schönsten Bauwerken und hervorragendsten Monumenten. Eine malerische Wanderung in Buch und Bild für Einheimische und Fremde.

      Verlag von G. Bokelmann, Frankfurt a. M. 1883 - Titelbild, 3 Blatt, 247 Seiten., 48 Tafeln. Sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar, alle Stahlstiche in tadellosem Zustand, alle Zwischenseidenblätter vorhanden, kaum Gebrauchsspuren. Eingefügte Spendenquittung zum Buch nach dem fliegenden Vorsatz. Siehe Fotos, unser jetziges Exemplar besser als das abgebildete, wird geändert. Mit 48 Original-Stahlstichen. Prachteinband in Original Ganzleinen mit Goldprägung. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        CORRESPONDANCE DE MADAME GOURDAN DITE LA PETITE COMTESSE (1/15 Japon)

      A Bruxelles, Chez Henry Kistemaeckers, 1883 - Pour servir à l'histoire des moeurs du siècle, et principalement de celles de Paris. Nouvelle édition augmentée de lettres inédites, de notes, suivie de la description de sa maison et des diverses curiosités qui s'y trouvent, et précédée d'une étude-causerie sur les sérails du XVIIIe siècle par Octave Uzanne. A Bruxelles, Chez Henry Kistemaeckers, 1883 [imprimé à Bruxelles chez A. Lefèvre] 1 volume in-8 (23 x 15 cm) de (4)-LVIII-277-(3) pages. Frontispice à l'eau-forte ici en 3 états par Mordant. Reliure de l'époque plein veau glacé noir, dos à nerfs janséniste, nerfs marqués à froid avec prolongements sur les plats terminés par un petit fleuron (à la manière des reliures du XVe siècle), tête dorée, roulette dorée en encadrement intérieur des plats, doublures et gardes de papier peigne, couvertures conservées. Impression en rouge et noir. Bel exemplaire malgré quelques éraflures superficielles sur les plats de la reliure. Intérieur très frais. ÉDITION ORIGINALE. TIRAGE A 777 EXEMPLAIRES. CELUI-CI, 1 DES 15 EXEMPLAIRES DE LUXE SUR JAPON. Notre exemplaire porte le numéro 1.Le frontispice est en trois états : en bistre avant la lettre avec remarque, en noir avant la lettre avec remarque, en noir avant la lettre avec remarque et mention de "Bon à tirer" signé par le graveur (Mordant) avec cette remarque au crayon : tirer le fond très sourd. « Cette petite excursion bibliographique en Belgique avait pour but de placer chez Kist[emaeckers] une étude assez complète sur les couvents de plaisir et les maisons de tolérance d'avant la Révolution. La correspondance plus ou moins authentique de la maman Gourdan, a fourni le prétexte désiré, et le bibliophile [Octave Uzanne] préfaça ce livre avec quelque plaisir et intérêt. » Octave Uzanne, in Notes pour la Bibliographie du XIXe siècle, Quelques-uns des Livres Contemporains en exemplaires choisis, curieux ou uniques, Tirés de la Bibliothèque d'un Ecrivain et Bibliophile Parisien [Octave Uzanne], n°443. L'histoire de la mère maquerelle Gourdan serait plaisante à conter ici dans son entier. Son établissement de plaisir voir le jour en 1774 à l’angle de la rue Saint-Sauveur et de la rue des Deux-Portes. Marguerite Gourdan édicte, à l’usage de ses pensionnaires, un règlement en vingt articles, agrémenté, en complément, d’Instructions pour une jeune demoiselle qui veut faire fortune avec les charmes qu’elle a reçus de la nature. En dehors de la direction de son établissement et de l’arrangement des parties fines soit chez elle, soit dans les petites maisons de la noblesse, elle procure en appareilleuse consommée des femmes aux hommes, des jeunes gens aux « sodomistes » et des « succubes » (jouant le rôle passif dans les ébats amoureux féminins) aux « tribades ». Les lesbiennes les plus renommées se recommandent toutes auprès de Marguerite Gourdan pour avoir de jeunes et jolies filles, expérimentées ou débutantes. Parmi celles-ci, Mme de Fleury, femme de l’avocat général et ancien Procureur royal René-Nicolas de Maupeou et fondatrice de la « secte Anandryne ». Parmi les clients célèbres de Marguerite Gourdan, on trouve encore Christian IV de Palatinat-Deux-Ponts, le prince de Conti, le marquis de Fitz-James, le chevalier de Coigny, le duc de Chartres, le duc de Mazarin, le duc de Grammont, le marquis de Romcy, le marquis de Nesle, le duc de Fronsac, le fermier général Dangé, le marquis de Genlis, le duc de Luynes, le marquis César de Talaru, M. de Montaigu, M. de Moudran, le marquis de Duras, le duc de la Trémoille, le chevalier de Piis, le négociant Émery, le banquier Pexiotte. Parmi les ecclésiastiques, on trouve le père Élysée, le père Bernard, le séminariste M de Calonne, le professeur en théologie Adrien Aubert, l’aumônier François de Clugny, le docteur en Sorbonne Pierre-Gallon Francesqui, le grand-vicaire Joachin de Gobriacle, l’archidiacre Jean Mongin, le chapelain de la Reine, M. de Saint-Mery, ou le chapelain du Roi, Gaspard Bardonnet, le chanoine Joseph-Marie Mocet, le prévôt Pierre-Jo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'OMBRELLE, LE GANT, LE MANCHON

      Paris, A. Quantin, imprimeur-éditeur, 1883 - 1 fort volume grand in-8 (27 x 18 cm) de 138-(1) pages. Illustrations courant autour du texte en camaïeu de différents teintes. Reliure de l'époque pleine soie rose et verte brochée or, dos lisse avec pièce de titre de maroquin, tête dorée, non rogné, couverture illustrée conservée en excellent état (les deux plats), doublures et gardes de papier rose avec fleurettes dorées en semis (la reliure n'est pas signée mais est tout à fait dans le goût de PIERSON spécialiste de ce genre de reliure. Elle pourrait aussi être l'oeuvre du relieur AMAND). Très bon état. Rousseurs. TIRAGE A PETIT NOMBRE. EXEMPLAIRE SUR PAPIER VÉLIN DES VOSGES. EXEMPLAIRE DE DÉDICACE OFFERT PAR L'AUTEUR A SON AMI BIBLIOPHILE ANGLAIS JULIEN STIRLING. "à m. Julien Stirling, qui aime les livres plus profondément que les livres sterling, ce dont je l'honore. Sympathique souvenir. Octave Uzanne." EXEMPLAIRE ENRICHI SUR LE FEUILLET D'AVANT-PROPOS D'UNE JOLIE AQUARELLE ORIGINALE SIGNÉE PAUL AVRIL. Provenance : Bibliothèque Julien Stirling avec son ex libris gravé. Collection Bertrand Hugonnard-Roche (BHR 2015 - marqué au verso de la première garde blanche). Ce livre est, avec L’Éventail donné un an plus tôt, contrairement à l'image qui en a souvent été donnée de légèreté et de fanfreluche pour bibliophiles, une belle et intéressante étude sur ces indispensables ornements de la mode de ces dames à travers le temps. Uzanne, d'ailleurs très déçu voire marqué à vie d'avoir été considéré par trop de monde comme "le Monsieur de ces dames à l'éventail, à l'ombrelle, etc" (dixit Antoine Laporte, bouquiniste et auteur d'un violent pamphlet contre Uzanne publié en 1893), donnera en 1892 une édition bon marché, de format in-12, et sans illustration, dans laquelle il expliquera en préambule souhaiter donner à un public de lecteurs, et non plus à un public d'esthètes bibliophiles, ces textes pour pouvoir les apprécier à leur juste valeur. "cette fois-ci, ce n'est plus aux iconophiles que je m'adresse, mais à ces lettrés qui prétendent lire, apprendre et connaître." BEL EXEMPLAIRE DE DÉDICACE TRÈS BIEN CONSERVÉ DANS SA JOLIE ET FRAGILE RELIURE EN SOIE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Rivers of Life. Or Sources and Streams of the Faiths of Man in all Lands; Showing the Evolution of Faiths from the Rudest Symbols to the Latest Spiritual Developments (Three volume set including separate folding chart)

      London: Bernard Quaritch/Subscriber's Copy, 1883. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Volume one title page shows Quaritch, 1883. Volume two title page states:  "Subscriber's Copy", 1883. The ultra rare subscriber's edition is considered to be the actual first issue so this is technically a mismatched set, but has probably been mismatched since day one since the paper toning and the overall exceptional quality of these volumes match in every other way. First Edition. Three Volumes (plus chart). Hardcover. Quarto. The two large text volumes are beautifully bound in half morocco over gilt edged marbled boards (by Bennett, New York). Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. [xli], 565, [vi], 659 pages, with index and errata list at end of each volume. Illustrated with 17 full page plates on card stock (all present), and 339 text drawings. 2 colored maps are present (a second century map of the world showing movement of early races and faiths, and a large foldout of Ancient India and adjacent areas showing early tribes, their sacred places, etc.). In addition to the text volumes is the very large, and often-missing, color Synchronological Chart of the Religions of the World representing different currents (Faith Streams) which is linen-backed and folded, housed in a separate folder inside a beveled slipcase covered in brown cloth. The chart measures 7.5 feet by 2.25 feet and is in excellent condition. The ?Explanatory Note to Chart of Rivers of Life?, originally issued as a loose sheet (again, often missing) has been neatly affixed to the back of one panel of the chart and can be perused easily without it going astray. Volume one has one tiny corner bump to rear board and there is one small closed tear to the large fold-out map of India. Two plates in volume two have light moisture stains to top of plate but are in the margins. Otherwise THIS SET IS IN FINE CONDITION with no markings of any kind. It is a very well preserved set and one is not likely to find a nicer or more attractive copy. A scarce title and exceptionally rare in this condition - even more so with the large chart included. This is Forlong?s massive work of comparative religion and the natural evolution of existing faiths, with its uninhibited sexual interpretation of religious rites and ceremonies throughout history. Forlong puts forth the idea that all major religions can be traced back to six main streams of worship which go back to the beginning of mankind?s history. The 6 streams are mainly solar and phallic in nature (Mr. Crowley, please pick up a white paging phone). Volume one details each stream: Tree Worship, Phallic Worship, Serpent Worship, Fire Worship, Sun Worship, and Ancestor Worship. Crowley did include this work in his list of "Books for Serious Study" (Curriculum of the A.A.) calling it "an invaluable text-book of old systems of initiation?. Volume two continues with chapters on the early faiths of Western Asia (being Chaldea and Assyria), faiths of Western Aborigines in Europe and adjacent countries, and faiths of Eastern Aborigines (Non-Aryan and Semitic).  The chief object of the accompanying Chart is to show the gradual evolution from rude material and elemental symbolisms to abstract and spiritualized conceptions. This is accomplished by streams of colors, one each for the six forms of worship mentioned above. It is interesting to see how many of the streams converge and travel together at certain periods throughout history, allowing one to detect patterns in relation to forms of worship, locales, and time periods. Along each stream are the names of gods and attributes, as they became prominent, etc. Two chronological columns (beginning in 10,000 B.C.) with text are present on either side of the chart. The left side shows principal characters, cities, and leading religious events (historical and mythical) throughout history. The column on the right shows dates of religious writings, temple constructions, dogmas, languages and other principal matters. The whole thing is like a board game of the gods. Its remarkable in every way. The amount of esoteric material that Forlong has presented here is staggering. And the sexual nature of it all goes beyond the work of Payne-Knight, and Jennings. An incredible amount of research went into the work. And though much of his research was gathered from his own travels and fieldwork (especially during his lengthy stay in India), he additionally relied on numerous authorities in his research. A long list of works cited (separated by subject) are at the beginning of volume one.

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        Carte generale du Golfe du Mexique.

      Artist: ; issued in: Paris; date: 1883 - - technic: Copper print; colorit: original colored; condition: Perfect condition; size in cm : 64 x 95 - description: Seachart of the golf of Mexico with Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Mexiko, Kuba uand the western part of Jamaica. Map depicts al depths of the gold and the coasts.

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        Das deutsche Buch der Sauveur Schule (1883)

      "Das deutsche Buch" wurde von den beiden Autoren im Jahr 1883 fur die Schulerinnen und Schuler ihrer amerikanischen Grundschule geschrieben und veroffentlicht. Es umfasst alle Grundbegriffe und Schreibweisen in der altdeutschen Sprache und Schrift. Die beiden Autoren haben das gesamte Werk sehr gut verstandlich und leicht nachvollziehbar gestaltet.

      [Bookseller: Oldenburger Rappelkiste]
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        Moderne kunst in Nederland. Etsen van P.J. Arendzen.

      Amsterdam, Tj. van Holkema 1883-1887. Portfolio, cloth (waterstains), 64 x 42,5 cm., unnumb. pp. published in loose sheets with wrappers in 30 parts. With portrait and 30 etchings by P.J. Arendzen, after paintings by L. Alma Tadema, L. Apol, D. Bles, J. Israëls, J.H. Maris, A. Mauve, H.W. Mesdag, A. Neuhuys, H. Ronner-Knip a.o. Arendzen, P.J..

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        The Poetical works of Geoffrey Chaucer

      London - George Bell, 1883 Book. VERY GOOD INDEED. Hardcover. Six volumes of Geoffrey Chaucer's poetical works. Includes his best known Canterbury Tales. With a memoir and introduction on Chaucer by Sir Harris Nicholas. Complete in six volumes. Published as a part of the Aldine Edition of British Poets series. In a Maclehose of Glasgow binding, with the binder's stamp to the verso of front endpaper. Geoffrey Chaucer is widely regarded as the father of English literature. He is considered to be the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages and his work was crucial in legitimizing the literary use of the Middle English vernacular. Condition: In full morocco bindings with gilt stamping to spines. Externally, very smart with small portions of minor rubbing to the raised bands and to the head and tail of spine. A few handling marks to boards. Binder's stamp to the verso of front endpaper, Maclehose. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are slightly age toned with scattered spots throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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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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        Monstres Parisiens.

      Paris 1883 - 10 volumes in-16 (14,5 cm x 10 cm), 242 pp (Tome I à V) et 232 pp (Tome VI à X). Volume I : La Pénitente-La Soeur aînée-La Dame seule. 1 frontispice. Volume II : Les Protectrices-La nouvelle Mariée- George et Nonotte. 1 frontispice. Volume III : La Femme de chambre. - Anne de Cadour-La Demoiselle noire. 1 frontispice. Volume IV : L'Amant de sa femme. - L'Ogresse- La Fille Garçon. 1 frontispice. Volume V : Léa. - Les faux amants. - Blanche de Caldelis. 1 frontispice. Volume VI : Le vicomte Cyrille. - La baronne de Trèfle. Les Infaillibles. 1 frontispice. Volume VII : Les Etrangères. - Le marquis de Viane. Madme de Rosavène. 1 frontispice. Volume VIII : L'Imitatrice - L'Honnête amant. - Celle qui nel pleure pas. 1 frontispice. Volume IX : Les Résignées. - Le Mangeur de rêve. Madame de Fleurence.1 frontispice. Volume X : Le Lâche. - Les Ingénus. - La Tueuse d'écho. 1 frontispice. Les frontispices sont signés Fernand Besnier. Imprimés en caractères elzéviriens sur papier de Hollande. 10 volumes brochés sous couvertures illustrées rempliées. Un prospectus de l'éditeur annonçant la sortie de "Tous les baisers". Pour plus de détails sur ces ouvrages, consultez notre blog Paris-Libris et pour accéder à la totalité de notre offre, consultez notre site Paris-Libris. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Poetical Works and other Writings.

      London: Reeves & Turner,, 1883. Now first brought together including poems and numerous letters not before published edited with notes and appendices by Harry Buxton Forman. In four volumes. 4 volumes, octavo (210 x 131 mm). Finely bound by Maurin in blue half morocco, titles and decoration to spines gilt, raised bands, blue cloth boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Frontispiece portrait of the author to each volume. Spines a little faded, an excellent set. A particularly handsome set of Keats's worksS

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Poetical Works and Other Writings of John Keats, Now First Brought Together Including Poems and Numerous Letters Not Before Published ... In Four Volumes.

      London: Reeves & Turner, Printed at the Chiswick Press, 1883. Octavo. 4 volumes; Vol. 1: pp. lv, 366, frontispiece photo-intaglio portrait + 3 plates and 1 line drawing; Vol 2: pp. viii, 573, frontispiece portrait + 1 facsimile writing; Vol. 3: pp. ix, 387, frontispiece photo-intaglio portrait + 2 folding plates and 1 line drawing; Vol. 4: pp. viii, 423, 425-493 unopened, (includes Addenda and General Index), 5 - publ. adverts., frontispiece portriat + 1 plate. Bound in publisher's attractive gilt decorated navy-blue buckram, top edge trimmed, others deckled. Vol. 1 contains very neatly in ink in the top corner of the front fly: "Philip Merivale / 2nd December 1936 / Chicago Illinois." Merivale (1886-1946) was a star of the London and Broadway stage, film actor, and screenwriter. He was performing in 'Call It A Day' in Chicago at the time. Elegant, near invisible rebacking of the set with full back strips laid on, cover slightly scuffed, small bookseller's ticket to front pastedown of each volume. Overall, a very good, handsome, clean, tight set. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Karol Krysik Books, Member ABAC, IOBA]
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        Souvenirs d'enfance et de jeunesse

      Calmann Lévy 1883 - Paris, Calmann Lévy, 1883 In-8 (26,2cm x 21,9cm) de (6)-XXIII-(1)-411-(3)pp. Tirage à 75 exemplaires dont 50 sur Hollande, 15 Japon & 10 Whatman. Edition originale. Broché, à couverture rempliée et imprimée, sous chemise demi-maroquin rouge et étui. La chemise en maroquin rouge imitant une reliure: dos à nerfs, titre, auteur & date frappés or. Un des 50 exemplaires sur Hollande, celui-ci N°13. Très bel exemplaire, chemise et étui en bon état; couverture en parfait état, intérieur frais (ombres sur deux feuillets), non coupé, non rogné. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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