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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.

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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

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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.

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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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        [ALASKAN MISSIONARY] Innokentii, Mitropolit Moskovsky i Kolomensky po Yego Sochineniyam, Pismam i Rasskazam Sovremennikov [i.e. Innocent, Metropolitan of Moscow and Kolomna, His Works, Letters and Stories of Him by His Contemporaries]

      Moscow: Typ. of the Holy Synod, 1883. viii, 769, 14, xvi, [1] pp. 26,5x18,5 cm. With a lithographed portrait frontispiece and four lithographed plates. Period style quarter morocco, spine with raised bands and gilt lettered title. Period pencil markings and mild foxing of the text, otherwise a very good copy. First and only edition. First fundamental authoritative biography of Saint Innocent of Alaska (Saint Innocent Metropolitan of Moscow, born Ivan Veniaminov, 1797-1879) - a prominent Russian Orthodox missionary and enlightener of Alaska, «remarkable Russian cleric» (Lada-Mocarski, 111), the first Orthodox bishop and archbishop in the Americas. The biography was published just four years after his death by Russian historian and bibliographer Ivan Barsukov, and is mentioned in Lada-Mocarski (see below). Barsukov gives a detailed story of St. Innocent's life, work and travels in Russian America and Eastern Siberia, characterizes and quotes numerous reviews on his works, and includes valuable information on the history of the Russian-American Company and Russian Orthodox Church in Alaska. The biography is based on a wide range of original sources, including official correspondence between St. Innocent and Russian church officials (Mikhail, the Bishop of Irkutsk; Holy Synod and the Administration of the Russian-American Company), private correspondence to and from his family and Russian nobility (Admiral V.S. Zavoiko, the head of the Holy Synod count Protasov, countess Sheremetyeva, and others); recollections of his contemporaries (daughter, E.I. Petelina, priest A. Sulotsky); St. Innocent's published works (i.e. The State of the Orthodox Church in Russian America; Notes on the Islands of the District of Unalaska; Notes of Kolosh and Kadiak Languages); other works on Russian America (Tikhmenev «Historical Overview of the Formation of the Russian-American Company…», 1861); articles from contemporary periodicals (Irkutskiye Yeparkhialnye Vedomosti (i.e. News of the Irkutsk Diocese, 1879-1882), Dukhovnaya Beseda (i.e. Spiritual Conversation, 1863); Moskovskiye Univ. Izvestiya (i.e. News of Moscow University, 1868), Russian Archive (1881), and others). The Supplements include St. Innocent's letters to Russian writer, traveler and statesman Avraam Norov (1795-1869) written from New Archangel - those were some his first letters as the Bishop of Kamchatka, the Kuril and Aleutian Islands; there is also a speech given by Bishop Amvrosy of Dmitrov during St. Innocent's burial in Moscow, 5 April 1879. The illustrations include two portraits of St. Innocent, a view titled «A Pleasant Recollection of a church service performed by Innocent, Bishop of Kamchatka and the Aleutian Islands in the Palovo Channel of the Amur River in August 1858, in the presence of the officers and crew of steamboat 'Vostok', under command of Captain-Lieutenant Baron Schlippenbaсh» (after the original drawing by A. Kondyrev), and two leaves of facsimile of St. Innocent's letters (to his children and baroness Elizaveta Dohler). «The author's full name was Ivan Evseevich Popov-Veniaminov. The son of a sexton in a Siberian village, after the usual theological studies and intermediate churchly positions, he was ordained a priest in 1821 and two years later decided to become a missionary and spread the Gospel among the Aleutian natives. His first post was at Unalaska, where he built a church. In the course of some 30 years of devout and enlightened missionary work throughout the Aleutian and Kuril Islands, as well as in Kamchatka, he started schools, vaccinated the natives against smallpox, translated Russian liturgical books into native languages, etc. In 1857 (by then Archbishop of Kamchatka, the Kuriles and the Aleutian Islands), Veniaminov was called to St. Petersburg and in 1868 was mage Metropolitan of Moscow under the name of Innokentii. For a more complete biography of this remarkable man, see the 24-page The Life and Work of Innocent, the Archbishop of Kamchatka (San Francisco, 1897), which is based on a voluminous work (in Russian) by I.P. Barsukov entitled Innokentii, Mitropolit Moskovskii (Moscow, 1883)» (Lada-Mocarski, 107). Ivan Veniaminov went to Unalaska as a missionary priest in 1824 and spent there ten years. He «transliterated Unangan, the Fox Island dialect, into Cyrillic characters and with the help of Ivan Pankov translated the St. Matthew's Gospel, as well as many prayers and hymns. The work was continued at a later date by Father Ilya Tyzhnov, who produced the first and only printed part of the Holy Scripture in the variant of Aleut spoken on Kodiak Island». He served in Sitka in 1834-38 where he built a school for Tlingit children and composed textbooks for it. In 1840 he went to St. Petersburg and Moscow where he took monastic vows and was subsequently nominated bishop of Kamchatka, the Kuril and Aleutian Islands. In May 1842 «he set off on a tour of his diocese, visiting Unalaska, Atka, Unga, Pribilof, Bering and the Spruce Islands, Kamchatka and Okhotsk». In the 1840-1850s he made another three voyages around his diocese, in 1853 he took up permanent residence in Yakutsk; later he travelled across Eastern Siberia and the Far East to Blagoveshchensk, the Amur and Ussuri Rivers, and Kamchatka. On 6 October 1977, by a decision of the patriarch of Moscow and All Russia and the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church, acting on the official request from the Holy Synod of the Orthodox church in America, Veniaminov, Bishop Innocent, was numbered among the saints» (after Howgego, 1800 to 1850, V4). Ivan Platonovich Barsukov was a member of a noted family of Russian historians and bibliographers, known for his works on the history of the Russian church, Eastern Siberia, the Far East, Kamchatka, the Aleutian Islands and Alaska. After the biography of St. Innocent Barsukov published his collected works in 3 vols. (Tvoreniya Innokentiya, Mitropolita Moskovskogo i Kolomenskogo, M., 1886-88) and letters, also in 3 vols. (Pisma Innokentiya, Mitropolita Moskovskogo..., M., 1897-1901); biographies of Count Nikolay Nikolayevich Muravyov- Amursky (M., 1891, 2 vols.), and Dionisy, Bishop of Yakutsk (SPb., 1902).

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        The Field of Disease A Book of Preventive Medicine

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1883 - Octavo. Original maroon cloth, sides with double rule, gilt lettering to spine, sand patterned endpapers. W. H. Smith library stamp on front free endpaper, contemporary ownership inscription at head of half-title. Spine sunned, rubbing to extremities, foxing to edges and occasionally to margins; a very good copy. First edition. Richardson was best-known for his research into anaesthetics and for his involvement in public health and the sanitary movement. He founded and edited the first journal dedicated to public health, the Journal of Public Health and Sanitary Review, in 1855, and wrote prolifically on health, but also plays, biographies, poems, songs, and "even a romantic novel, The Son of a Star (3 vols., 1888)" (ODNB). He was knighted in June 1893. Of this book he wrote "I have written this work for those members of the intelligent reading public who. wish to know the leading facts about the diseases of the human family, their causes and prevention". It is written in the form of a reference book. Not in Garrison & Morton. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Complete works.

      Printed for Private Circulation only, 1883-84 - 6 volume set, 10 inches tall. A truly magnificent full morocco binding with gilt raised bands, very fine gilt tooling to the panels and boards, dentelles and all edges. This is the first collected edition of the Works of Nashe, the great English Elizabethan pamphleteer, satirist, novelist, playwright and poet. Printed for the Huth Library in an edition of 50 sets for private circulation only. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Manual of Packing and Loading Drill;

      Bombay & Calcutta: At the Education Society's Press, Byculla [for] Thacker, Spink & Co.; Higginbotham & Co.,, 1883. and Other Subjects connected with the Transport of Troops applicable to Field Service. Compiled by ? Original red cloth, neatly rebacked, title gilt to the front board. Mounted albumen print as frontispiece and 33 other similar prints, together with 14 lithographic plates. Boards somewhat soiled and showing signs of damp, endpapers a little mottled, some of the mounting leaves of lighter paper-stock browned, but overall the contents are sound, the frontispiece a little faded, but the others still strong with just a little paste-action related fade at the margins, certainly about very good. First and only edition. Rare. OCLC locates the BL copy solely, apparently a copy in the National Library of India, together with an otherwise unrecorded edition of 1886; but no copy traced at auction. A remarkable photographically illustrated handbook for transport officers serving in India at the turn of the century. "In issuing a Manual on Transport packing and loading, in which is also briefly incorporated some of the more important subjects connected with Transport in the field, the endeavours of the compilers have been directed towards demonstrating in the simplest manner possible, how the maximum amount of carrying power may be obtained with the minimum amount of distress to the animal" (Preface). The well-illustrated, concise instructions cover the employment of mules, bullocks, camels, and elephants, and the humane approach suggested in the introduction is followed up with the inclusion in Chapter XI, "Veterinary Treatment in the Field" of "somewhat lengthy details", for which the authors apologise, pleading that "the variety of beasts of burden and their ailments with which the Transport Officer may have to deal renders it impossible to condense them any further without detracting from their utility". The advice "to stop a runaway elephant, blindfold him", however, would seem to be of somewhat limited utility. The photographic images portray the various pack animals under a wide range of loads, attended by their native handlers, and in a few cases with an armed, red-coated sergeant standing by. The lithographic plates show in detail the employment of the various knots, lashings and attachments required in the packing and loading processes. It is unlikely that any two serving officers of the time could muster comparable experience in the field to that of the authors. Lieut.-Col. Hayter "was employed in 1857-59 in Bengal, and served with the Shahabad Field Force under Brigadier Douglas, and accompanied Captain Place with a party of one subedar and 35 sepoys, and by stratagem surprised the rebel post at Maindoorah and captured 26 boats" (Hart's 1885). He served with the Eastern Bhutan Field Force in 1865-6 (Medal with Clasp), and also against the Naga Hill Tribes in 1867. In the Second Afghan war of 1878-80 he served in the Commissariat and Transport, and as Director of Transport at Kabul, "brevet of Lt.-Colonel, Medal, and received the thanks of the Governor General in Council for settling claims arising out of the campaign". He was similarly employed in the Mahsud Waziri Expedition of 1881, and more significantly was Director of Transport for the Indian Contingent in the Egyptian Campaign of 1882, present at the Battle of Tel-el-Kebir (mentioned in despatches, CB, Medal with Clasp, 3rd Class of the Medjidie, and Khedive's Star). Capt. Kelly, who is described on the title page as Deputy Assistant Commissary General for Transport in Madras subsequently served with the Burmese Expedition (1887-9) as Assistant Commissary General for Transport; was Brigade Transport Officer in the operations of the 3rd Brigade under Brigadier General Wolseley (MID, brevet of Lt-Colonel, medal with two Clasps); with the Poukhan Expedition in 1889 as Assistant Commissary General under Brigadier General Wolseley (Clasp) ; and in the operations in the Chin Hills and on the North East Frontier of Burma in 1891-2 as Principal Commissariat Officer under Major General Stewart. Authoritative, fascinating, and decidedly uncommon.

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        The Parthenon;

      London: John Murray,, 1883. An Essay on the Mode by which Light was introduced into Greek and Roman Temples. Quarto (282 x 215 mm). Original maroon pebble-grain cloth over bevelled boards, rebacked with the original gilt-lettered spine laid down, titles, vignette, broad decorative border and floral cornerpieces gilt to front board, the border and cornerpieces repeated to rear in blind, top edge rough-trimmed, black coated endpapers. Engraved frontispiece, 4 similar plates, wood-engraved vignette to title, frequent wood-engravings to the text. Interleaved throughout. Printed material pasted to interleaves facing pp. 35, 42 and 82 and to the terminal blank, autograph letter signed from Schliemann pasted to interleaf facing p. 99 (single sheet of blue surface-paper, 225 x 140 mm), inked diagram by Dörpfeld similarly imposed facing p. 63 (single sheet of blue laid paper, 100 x 170 mm, faint adhesive marking along edge, the image unaffected), and a further diagram by Dörpfeld, ink and wash, facing p. 89; Fergusson's annotations to text and interleaves. All described fully below. Gift inscription to front free endpaper verso, "To Christopher Pawley from his father Charles H Pawley, Archit. July 3rd 1920, Major VD, designer and originator of the Empire War Memorial". Binding rubbed in places, tips bumped and worn, hinges reinforced, half-title slightly marked, occasional cockling to interleaves with pasted material and a few markings to facing pages, remains a very good copy. First and only edition, the author's personal copy, with James Fergusson's extensive manuscript annotations, an autograph letter signed to Fergusson from controversial and pioneering archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann, and two highly significant original diagrams by Schliemann's assistant Wilhelm Dörpfeld. There are also several mounted engravings and photographic prints, these last reflecting Fergusson's early advocacy of photography in documenting archaeological findings. This copy brings together three of the most important figures in the rediscovery of Greek antiquities in the nineteenth century. James Fergusson (1808-1886) established himself with his work on Indian architecture, and became one of Victorian Britain's leading architectural historians, much admired by Ruskin. He and Schliemann (1822-1890), "often considered to be the discoverer of prehistoric Greece" (Ency. Brit.), were both amateur enthusiasts who funded their investigations through commercial fortunes. Wilhelm Dörpfeld (1853-1940), a trained architect, joined Schliemann at Troy in 1882, and subsequently assisted him at Tiryns from 1884 to 1885 and on later projects, his expertise proving an important check on his employer's often destructive methods and extravagant conclusions. In this late work Fergusson pays tribute to Schliemann's findings at Mycenae and Orchomenos, which showed that "the [so-called] Pelasgic form of arts and those of the Hellenes who succeeded them ? belong to the same age" (p. 54). Fergusson had in turn helped Schliemann in his excavations of Troy, Mycenae, and Tiryns, and in the dedication to Tiryns (1885) Schliemann described his colleague as "eminent alike for his knowledge of art and for the original genius which he has applied to the solution of some of its most difficult problems" (ODNB): John Murray had expressed reservations about the cost of printing, so Schliemann "sent a sketch of the palace plan to ? James Fergusson, a friend and adviser of John Murray, who from the beginning had responded enthusiastically to the news of the discovery ? He was influential in convincing Murray to take the book on the usual terms" (Traill, Schliemann of Troy, p. 239). On page 63 Fergusson prints a diagram of roof construction from an inscription regarding the Athenian naval arsenal at Philon, found at Piraeus by Dörpfeld. Dörpfeld's original ink diagram, sent to Fergusson by Schliemann while The Parthenon was in the press, is annotated with mathematical formulae absent from the printed reproduction. Fergusson describes the significance of the discovery, which "accounts for the the interval between the mutules of the Parthenon which was otherwise inexplicable", and shows also that a layer of clay would have been applied between the roof planks and tiles, which explains the thickness of the upper member of the Parthenon cornice. Dörpfeld's exacavations at Piraeus notably remain the sole proof for the size of Athenian triremes. On page 89 Fergusson discusses the conversion of the Theseion at Athens into a church as demonstrated by a sketch by Dörpfeld, the original mounted opposite, and shows how early Christians cut away "the three upper courses of the walls ? to allow of a vault being thrown across the nave, in place of the wooden roof that originally existed", and thus obliterated evidence for how light was originally introduced. Schliemann's letter dated Athens, 25 January 1883, thanks Fergusson for sending two drawings of the Temple of Eleusis, probably the originals of the wood-engravings in Fergusson's printed text, demonstrating that Eleusis was copied from an Egyptian design. Schliemann writes that he has forwarded them to Dörpfeld in Berlin, "who cannot find words to express his amazement at your ingenuity to make sketches of things unseen and to hit exactly the right theory. He is going to publish his lectures on the Scenotheke of Philon in the Annals of the German School here and promises you a copy of it". Schliemann also politely turns down Fergusson's invitation to Dörpfeld to visit England, owing to his approaching marriage (he married Anne Adler, daughter of his professor, in February). On the day he wrote the letter Schliemann held a grand ball at Iliou Melathron, his Athens mansion, three days before setting off to survey Thermopylae (see Traill, p. 227). Fergusson's lengthy annotations to two interleaves seem to be draft paragraphs for an intended second edition. To the leaf facing pages 104-5, which discuss inter the Parthenon's ratios, he adds that "it provided in its pediments - in triglyphs and in friezes - sculptures which were suddenly developed from archaic forms to read a degree of perfection that was never approached before & have never been equalled since" and argues that its cella was "evidently originally adorned with painting". On the leaf facing page 109 Fergusson describes how the Parthenon evinces the pagan emphasis on exterior over interior elaboration, the opposite of Christian architecture. On pages 49-50 he has scored about several paragraphs and individual, evidently in revision of the theory that the Parthenon was originally a laconicum for the Baths of Agrippa, while on page 98 he he has added a scale to two diagrams of Karnak (which form part of his evidence for his theory regarding Eleusis, above). Fergusson has additionally grangerised this copy with a proof pull of the wood-engraving of the pillar of Ephesus (facing p. 35), photographic prints of the Temple of Heliopolis (p. 42) and the Temple of Nepture at Paestum (p. 82), and a lithographed speculative view of the Parthenon cella (terminal blank).

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        Rhyme? and reason?

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1883. [12], 214pp, [2]. With half-title. Frontispiece and 64 illustrations in the text by Arthur B. Frost, and nine by Henry Holiday. Original publisher's green, gilt-tooled cloth. A trifle rubbed to joints and spine, very minor spots of soiling. With the bookplate to FEP of Caryl Liddell Hargreaves. A first trade edition, with remarkable provenance, of the collected verse of children's author Lewis Carroll; including the previously printed 'Phantasmagoria' and 'The Hunting of the Snark', and the first appearance of the poems 'Echoes', 'A Game of Fives', and 'Fame's Penny-Trumpet'. Caryl Liddell Hargreaves, third son of Alice Liddell - the inspiration for the eponymous protagonist of the Wonderland tales. . First trade edition. 8vo.

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        Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of London, Volume V - XIV, 1883 through 1892,10 volumes of the Journal of the RGS.

      Edward Stanford, 1883-92, London: - Royal Geographical Society Journal for 1883 through 1892, the complete years, bound with the original blue wrappers included, in three quarter black calf with marbled boards & all edges stippled. Ex-lib, with Andover Theological Seminary Library bookplate and stamp; spine ends of some volumes slt rubbed. Includes many articles and folding maps, including the following from each year:Volume V, 1883: China, in some of its Physical and Social Aspects, by E. Colborne Baber; Visits to the Eastern and North-Eastern Coasts of New Guinea, by Wilfred Powell. All folding maps present. Volume VI, 1884: Recent Explorations in the Southern Alps of New Zealand, by the Rev. W. S. Green; Three Months' Exploration in the Tenimber Islands, or Timor Laut, by H. O. Forbes; Travel and Ascents in the Himalaya, by W. W. Graham; Mr. C. Winnecke's Last Explorations in the Northern Territory, South Australia. All folding maps present. Volume VII, 1885: Discovery of the True Source of the Mississippi, by Captain Willard Glazier; Four Years' Journeyings through Great Tibet, by one of the Trans-Himalayan Explorers of the Survey of India by General J. T. Walker; The Kilima-njaro Expedition, by H. H. Johnston; The Ascent of Mount Roraima, by Everard im Thurn. All folding maps present. Volume VIII, 1886: LACKS map at p416, Physical map of Brazil; sketch map of South- western China. Exploration Survey for a Railway Connection between India, Siam, and China, by Holt S. Hallett; Recent Journeys in Korea, by W. R. Charles; Burma: the Country and People, by J. Annan Bryce; Crusides in Melanesia, Micronesia, and Western Polynesia, in 1882, 1883, and 1884, and Visits to New Guinea and the Louisiades in 1884 and 1885, by Captain Cyprian Bridge. With 10 other folding maps. Volume IX, 1887: The Islands of the New Britain Group, by H. H. Romilly; Explorations in South- eastern New Guinea, by Rev. J. Chalmers; A Journey in Manchuria, by H. E. M. James; Discovery of Two New Rivers in British New Guinea, by Theodore F. Bevan. All folding maps present. Volume X, 1888: Explorations in British North Borneo, 1883-87, by D. D. Daly; On the Ruby Mines near Mogok, Burma, by Robert Gordon; The Kaap Gold-Fields of the Transvaal, by Fred. Jeppe; A Journey across Central Asia, from Manchuria and Peking to Kashmir, over the Mustagh Pass, by Lieut. F. E. Younghusband; Hudson's Bay and Hudson's Strait as a Navigable Channel, by Commodore A. H. Markham. All folding maps present. Volume XI, 1889: Letter from Mr. H. M. Stanley, on his Journey from Yambuya Camp to the Albert Nyanza; Journey Across the Inland Ice of Greenland from East to West, by Dr. Fridtjof Nansen; New Guinea: Narrative of an Exploring Expedition to the Louisiade and D'Entrecasteaux Islands, by Basil Thomson. All folding maps present. Volume XII, 1890: The Great Central Asian Trade Route from Peking to Kashgaria, by Colonel Mark S. Bell; Journey to the Summit of the Owen Stanley Range, New Guinea, by Sir William Macgregor; Ascent to the Summit of Kilima-njaro, by Dr. Hans Meyer. All folding maps present. Volume XIII, 1891: Explorations in Alaska and North-west British Columbia, by H. W. Seton-Karr; The Meteorological Results of the 'Challenger' Expedition in Relation to Physical Geography, by Alexander Buchan; From Hai-phong in Tong-king to Canton, overland, by A. R. Agassiz; Two Journeys to Ta-tsien- lu on the Eastern Borders of Tibet, by A. E. Pratt; Central Australia by Charles Chewings. All folding maps present. Volume XIV, 1892: LACKS the folding map of Persia, p140. A Journey Through North Korea to the Ch'ang-Pai Shan, by Charles Campbell; Journeys is the Pamirs and Adjacent Countries, by Captain F. E. Younghusband; Discovery of the Galapagos Islands, by Clements R. Markham; Columbus, and the Fourth Centenary of his Discovery, by Clements R. Markham; With 10 other folding maps. Scarce. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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

      ( 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 )

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        THE MERRY ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD OF GREAT RENOWN, IN NOTTINGHAMSHIRE

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1883. First Edition. Full Leather. Very Good binding. A rebacked copy of the Pyle's first book in the brown leather printing. This copy has a new brown japanese tissue spine which has been toned in a way that blends beautifully with the original embossed leather boards. The taupe-colored glazed endpapers are lightly creased and with some quite minor chipping. Title page and the list of illustrations is printed in red and black. A clean copy with no marks of any kind. (BAL 16378). Very Good binding.

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