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

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

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        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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      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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        Official Dispatches and Letters of Rear Admiral Du Pont, U S Navy 1846-48, 1861-63

      Wilmington, Delaware: Press of Ferris Bros., Printers, 1883. limited first. Hardbound. VG. Original fine woven cloth, beveled edges, gilt lines and title on spine. [4], 531 pp. No illustrations. Only the slightest wear, but some discoloration / tiny spotting along the spine possibly from light exposure. A very clean, very tight, very fresh copy of a book which is reported in one old booksellers catalogue to have been printed in an edition of appx. 50 copies, which were only for distribution to family members. Cowan p. 843; Eberstadt 135:181; Howes D-589 "b"; Nevins I p. 223; Tutorow 4098.

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        Liebig-Bilder: Einzelserie Nr. 046: Engel I (auf Wolken sitzend).

      ( Liebig-Bilder-Serie in Chromolithographie gedruckt, teils unter Verwendung von Gold und Silber. Bildgröße 10 x 7 cm: Katalognummer und Erscheinungsjahr nach den Katalogen von Arnhold/Spielhagen + Loos ): Hier die Nummer 46: " Engel I (auf Wolken sitzend) " aus dem Jahrgang 1883-1884, gedruckt bei Bognard in Paris (französische Serie *Veritable Extrait de Viande Liebig* ). Gezeigt werden: " Ein Engel setzt einem auf einem Liebig-Topf sitzendenMädchen einen blauen Kranz auf den Kopf (dies Bild stammt aus der Serie 46a mit abweichendem Reklameaufdruck) - 2 rosa und rot gekleidete Engel, oben ein blauer Schleier, unten der Liebig-Topf - 2 rosa und grau gekleidete Engel, oben mit einem gelben Schleier, unten der Liebig-Topf - 2 rosa und weiß gekleidete Engel, der Liebig-Topf oben - 2 rosa und gelb gekleidete Engel, der Liebig-Topf oben - 2 rosa und blau gekleidete Engel, der Liebig-Topf oben ". Zusammen 6 Bilder mit Gebrauchsspuren ( Der weiße Außenrand beschnitten, Bilder teils berieben, 2 Bilder gering fleckig, Rückseiten von 2 Bildern gering beschädigt ) ( Rückseiten der Bilder mit französischem Werbetext ) - Von außerordentlicher Seltenheit - ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available )

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        Südsee-Erinnerungen (1875-1880).

      109 S. Halbleinen Ohne Jahr, ca 1883. Befriedigender Zustand. Bibl.-Ex. Bibliothekseinband, berieben. Einband und Buchblock getrennt. Fadenheftung gelockert, wenige Seiten ganz lose. Reparaturbedürftig. Papier alterungsbedingt vergilbt. Mit 18 s/w und Farbtafeln, Textabb. Vereinzelte Seiten mit Bleistiftanmerkungen am Rand.

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      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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        The Fen-Lands of Cambridgeshire

      Large folio, 55 x 40 cm approx, this is copy 1 of a limited edition of 50, signed on the title page by Farren, brown cloth gilt titles, somewhat worn, leaves a little loose in binding, some scattered foxing. 16 tipped in etchings. Robert Farren was born in Willow Walk, Cambridge in 1832. He worked as an heraldic artist and in the Geological Museum mounting specimens and labelling cases. His books, all large folio, include 'The Granta and the Cam' (1880) and 'Cambridge and Neighbourhood' (1881)

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        The Cult of the Griffon Bruxellois. [With signed postcard by the author]

      The Second Edition. Octavo. Frontispiece, 88 pages. Illustrated throughout. Original, illustrated Hardcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Name of preowner on titlepage. A signed manuscript postcard from the author Mabel Parker-Rhodes to the owner of the book is included. The signed postcard talks about some medicine for the Griffon Bruxellois and Mabel Parker-Rhodes thanks the recipient for liking her book. Rare !! Includes the following chapters: The Purchase / Breeding / Mating / Care of Bitch in Whelp / Whelping / Docking / Rearing Puppies / Feeding / Training / Invalids / Toilet / Dressing the Shop Window / The Points of the Griffon Bruxellois / Pedigrees and Blanks / Some American Griffons / Beautiful Griffons of Today / Breeder's Directory // The Griffon Bruxellois or Brussels Griffon is a breed of toy dog, named for their city of origin: Brussels, Belgium. The Griffon Bruxellois may refer to three different breeds, the Griffon Bruxellois, the Griffon Belge and the Petit Brabançon. Identical in standard except for coat and colour differences, in some standards they are considered varieties of the same breed, much like Belgian Sheepdogs. The three variations of this dog, the Brussels Griffon (Griffon Bruxellois), the Belgian Griffon (Griffon Belge), and the Petit Brabançon, all descend from an old type of dog called a Smousje, a rough coated, small terrier-like dog kept in stables to eliminate rodents, similar to the Dutch Smoushond. The little wire-haired dog in the foreground of the Jan van Eyck painting The Arnolfini Marriage is thought to be an early form of this breed. In Belgium coachmen were fond of their alert little Griffons dEcurie (wiry coated stable dogs) and in the 19th century, they bred their Griffons with imported toy dogs. Breeding with the Pug and King Charles Spaniel brought about the current breed type, but also brought the short black coat that led to the Petits Brabançon, which was originally a fault in the breed. The spaniels also brought the rich red and black and tan colour of the modern Griffon Bruxellois and Griffon Belge. The Griffon Bruxellois grew in popularity in the late 19th century with both workers and noblemen in Belgium. The first Griffon Bruxellois was registered in 1883 in the first volume Belgium's kennel club studbook, the Livre des Origines Saint-Hubert (LOSH). The popularity of the breed was increased by the interest of Queen Marie Henriette, a dog enthusiast who visited the annual dog shows in Belgium religiously, often with her daughter, and became a breeder and booster of Griffon Bruxellois, giving them international fame and popularity. Many dogs were exported to other countries, leading to Griffon Bruxellois clubs in England (1897)[3] and Brussels Griffon clubs in the U.S. (1945.) The First World War and Second World War proved to be a disastrous time for the breed. War time is difficult on any dog breed, and the recovering numbers after the First World War were set back by increased vigilance in breeding away from faults such as webbed toes. By the end of the Second World War, Belgium had almost no native Griffon Bruxellois left, and it was only through the vigilance of dedicated breeders (in the U.K. particularly) that the breed survived at all. The breed has never been numerous or popular, but had a brief vogue in the late 1950s, and now is generally an uncommon breed. There has been a recent increase in interest in the United States due to the appearance of a Griffon in the movie, As Good as It Gets, and also because of a general increase in interest in toy dogs. (Wikipedia)

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        A Short History of The Irish Volunteers. [Signed and Inscribed Association copy]. With a Preface by Eoin MacNeill.

      First and only edition. Volume 1 (all that was ever published). 12.5 cm x 18 cm. IX, 205 pages. Original Hardcover in Mylar. Very good condition. Inscribed by Bulmer Hobson to his friend Eimar Ultan O'Duffy: "Eimear O'Duffy from his friend Bulmer Hobson". A remarkable association - very rare ! John Bulmer Hobson (14 January 1883 8 August 1969) was a leading member of the Irish Volunteers and the Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB) before the Easter Rising in 1916. Though he was a member of the IRB which had planned the Rising, he opposed its being carried out, and attempted to prevent it. He swore Patrick Pearse into the IRB in late 1913. [Wikipedia] Eimar Ultan O'Duffy (29 September 1893 21 March 1935) was born in Dublin and educated at Stonyhurst College in Lancashire and at University College Dublin. He and Bulmer Hobson caused disaster to the plans for thd 1916 Easter Rising when they told Eoin MacNeill that the Rising was planned for the next week MacNeill, nominal head of the Irish Volunteers, reacted by sending messengers around the country to call off the manoeuvres which were the cover for the Rising, and advertising in newspapers to cancel them. O'Duffy and Hobson went to the North. [Wikipedia]

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        L\'Oeuvre complet de Rembrandt. Decrit et commenté par M. Eugene Dutuit et reproduit a l\'aide des procédés de l\'heliogravure par M. Charreyre. Catalogue raisonné de toutes les estampes du maitre, accompagné de leur reproduction en fac-similé de la grandeur des originaux. Precede d\'une introduction sur la vie de Rembrandt et de l\'appreciation de ses oeuvres. Tome 1

      Paris: A. Lévy 1883 Nur 1. Band, nummerierte Ausgabe, Nr. 433, auf Büttenpapier, HLDr. der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, auf 5 Bünde gebunden, vergoldeter Kopfschnitt, 229 Seiten, 195 (von 202) Reproduktionen, 2° (29 x 38 cm); Reproduktionen Nrn. 77, 79, 83, 84, 85, 88 u. 102 fehlen, Deckelkanten u. Ecken leicht abgeschürft, Spuren von Besitzerstempel auf Schmutztitelseite, einige Seitenränder leicht abgegrifften, sonst innen sehr schön erhalten, insgesamt sehr guter Zustand.kostbare Ausgabe, Bibliophilien, signierte Bücher, Kunstgeschichte, Graphik, Zeichnungen, Bücher des 19. Jahrhunderts

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      Washington, 1883. Twelve reports bound in twelve volumes. Plus the elephant folio atlas. Hundreds of plates, maps, and illustrations, lacking only one plate in a text volume, but with an additional map in the portfolioto the 12th report. Most volumes in original brown cloth, stamped in gilt; two in half morocco; one in later black cloth. Two volumes rebacked, some minor spine repairs. Some library markings, with ink stamps to some maps. Several maps and plates loose but present, some repairs to maps. Worming to gutter of twelfth volume, with two small wormholes to the last portion of the text and plates. Atlas bound in original gilt cloth, rebacked. Some marginal staining to atlas, with minor marginal reinforcements to first two leaves. Altogether a good set. The Hayden Survey was the most important of the four major government surveys of the American West undertaken after the Civil War (the others are Powell, King, and Wheeler). Collectively these surveys filled in the map of the United States, using accurate scientific methods to chart the land and investigate not only its geology, but natural resources, wildlife, and plants as well. In conception these surveys followed on the Pacific Railroad Surveys of the 1850s and other army surveys of the pre- Civil War era, the difference being that they were largely staffed with civilian scientists. Often at odds with each other for government appropriations, they operated from right after the Civil War until 1879, when all were merged into the United States Geological Survey. Ferdinand V. Hayden was trained as a medical doctor, but began working on geological surveys as a young man, including the Army surveys in the Dakotas in the 1850s. After the Civil War, with the backing of the Smithsonian, he was able to get a government grant to conduct a survey in Nebraska. His ability and skillful political work firmly established the survey, which ultimately covered Nebraska, Colorado, Wyoming, the Dakotas, Kansas, Montana, and Idaho. Its activities were described in annual reports. The first three of these reports, covering 1867, 1868, and 1869, were originally published as part of other government reports, but were collected in 1873 in a single volume uniform with the rest of the series. From 1870 and the fourth season, these were issued as single volumes, generally the year following. Present here are: 1) FIRST, SECOND, AND THIRD ANNUAL REPORTS OF THE UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF THE TERRITORIES FOR THE YEARS 1867, 1868, AND 1869. Washington. 1873. Devoted to Nebraska and Colorado. 2) PRELIMINARY REPORT OF THE UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF WYOMING, AND PORTIONS OF CONTIGUOUS TERRITORIES.... Washington. 1872. Devoted to Kansas, Wyoming, Colorado, and eastern New Mexico. 3) PRELIMINARY REPORT OF THE UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF MONTANA AND PORTIONS OF ADJACENT TERRITORIES.... Washington. 1872. Mainly devoted to Wyoming and the line of the Union Pacific, but including the first year of work around Yellowstone. 4) SIXTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF THE TERRITORIES, EMBRACING PORTIONS OF MONTANA, IDAHO, WYOMING, AND UTAH.... Washington. 1873. Primarily devoted to the Yellowstone area. 5) ANNUAL REPORT OF THE UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL AND GEOGRAPHICAL SURVEY OF THE TERRITORIES, EMBRACING COLORADO.... Washington. 1874. Reports from throughout the West, although the season's field work focused on Colorado. By this time Hayden's annual appropriation from Congress was $75,000 for the season's field work. 6) ANNUAL REPORT OF THE UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL AND GEOGRAPHICAL SURVEY OF THE TERRITORIES, EMBRACING COLORADO AND PARTS OF ADJACENT TERRITORIES.... Washington. 1876. Primarily Colorado. 1873 and 1874 brought major discoveries in the Colorado mountains and at Mesa Verde, which William H. Goetzmann calls the "capstone" of Hayden's career. 7) NINTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL AND GEOGRAPHICAL SURVEY OF THE TERRITORIES, EMBRACING COLORADO AND PARTS OF ADJACENT TERRITORIES.... Washington. 1877. Again, mainly Colorado with some eastern Utah. 8) TENTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL AND GEOGRAPHICAL SURVEY OF THE TERRITORIES, EMBRACING COLORADO AND PARTS OF ADJACENT TERRITORIES.... Washington. 1878. Again Colorado, with particular focus on the archaeological discoveries of the survey, conducted by William H. Jackson. 9) ELEVENTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL AND GEOGRAPHICAL SURVEY OF THE TERRITORIES, EMBRACING IDAHO AND WYOMING.... Washington. 1879. Mostly Idaho, Wyoming, and western Montana. 10) TWELFTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL AND GEOGRAPHICAL SURVEY OF THE TERRITORIES: A REPORT OF PROGRESS OF THE EXPLORATION IN WYOMING AND IDAHO…PART I. Washington. 1883. Devoted entirely to Yellowstone. This was the final report of the Survey before it became part of the USGS, and it was issued in two parts, with a portfolio of maps (the following two entries). 11) TWELFTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL AND GEOGRAPHICAL SURVEY OF THE TERRITORIES: A REPORT OF PROGRESS OF THE EXPLORATION IN WYOMING AND IDAHO…PART II. Washington. 1883. 12) MAPS AND PANORAMAS TWELFTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL AND GEOGRAPHICAL SURVEY OF THE TERRITORIES 1878 [binding title]. [Washington, D.C. 1878]. Original cloth portfolio, string ties. Eleven large folding maps. Goetzmann describes this as Hayden's final attempt "to encompass a systematic geological survey of the region." The list of maps is as follows: 1. Economic Map of Portions of Wyoming, Idaho and Utah; 2. Geologic Map of Portions of Wyoming, Idaho, and Utah; 3. Geologic Map of Part of Central Wyoming; 4. Geologic Map of Parts of Western Wyoming and Southeastern Idaho; 5. Geologic Map of Western Wyoming, Southeastern Idaho, and Northeastern Utah; 6. Geologic Map of the Yellowstone National Park; 7. Panoramic Views in the Wind River and Teton Mountains. 8. Part of Central Wyoming (Topographical); 9. Parts of Western Wyoming and Southeastern Idaho (Topographical); 10. Parts of Western Wyoming, Southeastern Idaho, and Northeastern Utah (Topographical). 11. General Geological Map of the Area Explored and Mapped by Dr. F.V. Hayden and the Surveys Under His Charge 1869 to 1880. Only the first seven of these maps is called for on the "List of Sheets" printed on the inside front cover of the portfolio, and in fact only ten maps are usually found in the portfolio. The eleventh map present here is rarely ever seen with the set, and usually sold on its own. All maps are strengthened on the verso with archival tape along the folds. 13) GEOLOGICAL AND GEOGRAPHICAL ATLAS OF COLORADO AND PORTIONS OF ADJACENT TERRITORY. [New York]. 1877. First edition titlepage, per Schmeckebier. Complete, with sixteen double-sheet maps (the seven geological maps in color), two double sheets of cross-sections in color, a double sheet bearing three panoramas, and another double sheet bearing four panoramas (two of them single-sheet). One of the great cartographical accomplishments of the 19th century, and a centerpiece of the Hayden surveys, this extraordinary atlas was the first to transfer a portion of the West from geographical certainty to cartographical recording. Four key maps of the state show triangulation bases, drainage, economy, and general geology for the state. The state is then divided into six segments for six topographical and six geological maps. There are two plates of geological cross-sections. Finally, two sheets have seven magnificent panoramas executed by the topographical artist, W.H. Holmes, whose work is best known from Dutton's Grand Canyon atlas. Only odd volumes of these reports appear in the market, and sets are exceedingly rare, being almost impossible to assemble individually. The maps volume of the twelfth report and the elephant folio atlas are almost always sold separately. A rare chance to take the whole shooting match of this major landmark in the surveying of the Plains and the Rockies, especially Colorado and Wyoming. Schmeckebier, CATALOGUE AND INDEX OF THE PUBLICATIONS OF THE HAYDEN...SURVEY (Washington. 1904), pp.9-20; 35-37. William H. Goetzmann, EXPLORATION AND EMPIRE (New York. 1966). See Chapter 14, "F.V. Hayden, Gilded Age Explorer," pp.489-529.

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        L'Oeuvre complet de Rembrandt. Decrit et commenté par M. Eugene Dutuit et reproduit a l'aide des procédés de l'heliogravure par M. Charreyre. Catalogue raisonné de toutes les estampes du maitre, accompagné de leur reproduction en fac-similé de la grandeur des originaux. Precede d'une introduction sur la vie de Rembrandt et de l'appreciation de ses oeuvres. Tome 1

      Paris: A. Lévy 1883 - Nur 1. Band, nummerierte Ausgabe, Nr. 433, auf Büttenpapier, HLDr. der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, auf 5 Bünde gebunden, vergoldeter Kopfschnitt, 229 Seiten, 195 (von 202) Reproduktionen, 2° (29 x 38 cm); Reproduktionen Nrn. 77, 79, 83, 84, 85, 88 u. 102 fehlen, Deckelkanten u. Ecken leicht abgeschürft, Spuren von Besitzerstempel auf Schmutztitelseite, einige Seitenränder leicht abgegrifften, sonst innen sehr schön erhalten, insgesamt sehr guter Zustand. Book Language/s: fr [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Our Corner [Vols. 1-8]

      London: Freethought Publishing Company, 1883-1886. First Edition. Sizeable collection of this early proto-Fabian publication, edited by the notable socialist and women's rights activist Annie Besant (1847-1933). Contents include serialized biographies and novels, poetry, puzzles (both word and picture), and a "Young Folks Corner." Among the columns featured in each issue is the "Peeps through a Microscope." Besant worked closely with the Hyderabad (Sind) National Collegiate Board in India, and her interest in Indian and Hindu culture is apparent from the very earliest issues of this journal. Eight volumes; octavos (21.25cm.); uniformly bound in publisher's green pebble-grained cloth, gilt-lettered spines; illus. throughout. Uniform light shelf wear, some spotting to text, one quire loose but present mid-Vol. 5, else a Very Good and sound set.

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        Contes choisis d'Alphonse Daudet.

      Avec sept eaux-fortes par E. Burnand.Tirage sur Grand papier à 250 exemplaires. Celui-ci (N°33) un des 20 sur papier Whatman. Les gravures se trouvent en 2 états : avant et avec la lettre. Exemplaire caviarisé par l'ajout d'une collection d'épreuves d'artistes, avant toute lettre et avec remarque, sur papier Japon à la forme, des illustrations. Paris, Jouaust - Librairie des Bibliophiles, Bibliothèque Artistique Moderne - 1883 - III et 314 pages. Un portrait frontispice d'Alphonse Daudet et six hors texte. (Complet & Contrôlé).Superbe reliure plein maroquin brun signée Chambolle-Duru. Dos à nerfs orné de caissons à filets dorés. Auteur, titre, et date en pied, dorés. Tranches dorées sur témoins, non rogné. 8 filets dorés, gras et maigres encadrant les plats et les contreplats. Double filet sur les coupes et les chasses. Couverture et dos conservés. Parfait état. Format in-4°(25x20).Eugène Burnand est un peintre suisse (1850-1921). D'un style réaliste, son oeuvre picturale se compose notamment de scènes religieuses et de paysages de campagne. Un musée lui est consacré à Moudon en Suisse. Son tableau le plus célèbre se trouve au Musée d'Orsay à Paris : Les disciples Pierre et Jean courant au sépulcre le matin de la Résurrection.

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        Through Masai Land. A Journey of Exploration Among the Snowclad Volcanic Mountains and Strange Tribes of Eastern Equatorial Africa. Being the Narrative of the Royal Geographical Society's Expedition to Mount Kenia and Lake Victoria Nyanza, 1883-1884.

      Einband berieben und an Ecken und Kanten bestoßen. Innen leicht schmuttzfleckig. Vorsatz beschädigt. Erste seitze stark schmutzfleckig. 1. Auflage

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        La Famille Cardinal -

      Calmann-Lévy 1883 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-12. 210 pp. Sous étui. Reliure plein maroquin rouge vif. Dos orné entre les nerfs d?un jeu de 4 filets dorés. 8 filets dorés en encadrement sur les plats. Toutes tranches dorées. Large dentelle dorée intérieure. Couverture et dos conservés. Reliure signée MARIUS-MICHEL. Intérieur d?une très belle fraicheur. Illustré par 8 gravures hors texte dont une en frontispice et petites vignettes en début de chapitre de E. Mas, gravées par Jules Massard. Parfait état. EDITION ORIGINALE LIMITEE à 250 exemplaires numérotés. Celui-ci un des 200 exemplaires numérotés sur papier vergé du Marais, seuls grands papiers avec 50 Japon. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      James R. Osgood and Company, Boston, Mass 1883 - First Edition, First State, AA copy (BAL 3411) with Twain head in flames (p.441), caption reading St. Louis Hotel (p. 443), (and "It it (curious that cabbages." P. 444). Extremely bright copy*of this scarce "AA" edition of Twain's classic telling of his travels and work on the great river. Over 300 illustrations. Front hinge archivally mended - not the prettiest, but strong.NOTE: This copy has been RECASED, the text block having been removed from the original boards by a bookbinder, and reintroduced into a much nicer set of boards. During this process, some minor evidence of much earlier repair was found. So, this beautiful book has made it through at least two reconstructive "surgeries". Lovely tight copy of a grafted, as they say in the trade "sophisticated" book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Life On The Mississippi

      Boston: James R. Osgood, 1883. 1st. Hardcover. 8vo. 624pp. Numerous in-text illustrations; 4 appendices. Publisher's gilt & black stamped brown pictorial cloth lettered in black; gray-tan endpapers. First American Edition, Second State with tailpiece not present on pg. 441 and illustration on pg. 443 captioned "The St. Charles Hotel." Minor wear to extremities; small rub mark to front joint; decorative owner bookplate else a near fine copy. Twain's memoir of his days as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River before the American Civil War. (BAL 3411). Next day shipping. Celebrating our 15th year - all domestic orders ship with Delivery Confirmation Tracking Number - Images available upon request.

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        Atlas to Accompany a Monograph on the Geology and Mining Industry of Leadville, Colorado

      U.S. Geological Survey, 1883 - Leather backed folio over green boards. 51 x 44 cm. 31 lithographed maps, sections & profiles, most in color,(12 double-page). Hardcover. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Important geologic atlas of the Leadville mining district with sections showing the numerous mines, issued by the United States Geological Survey; the maps are lithographed by Julius Bien & Co., New York. Including: Central Colorado (1), Mosquito Range (6), Leadville and Vicinity (12), Iron Hill (3), North Iron Hill (3), Carbonate Hill (3) and Fryer Hill (4). This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Homo! (Signed Copy - Signed by Luigi Capuana to Giovanni Verga, the first Italian edition.)

      Milano (Milan): Ditta Gaetano Brigola, 1883. First Italian edition, hardback rebound in half-leather with marbled paper covered boards. The spine has four raised bands and gilt titling, and possibly with Giovanni Verga's initials in gilt to the foot of the spine. 18 × 11cm, 308pp + index. Italian text. This copy has been signed twice by Luigi Capuana to Giovanni Verga. Firstly to the ffep, "A Giovanni Verga, affectionamente Luigi Capuana, Roma, 22 giugno 1885", and again to the portrait frontispiece. Both inscriptions are in ink. A rare first edition collection of short stories from Luigi Capuana, comprising Mostruosita, La Mula, Povero dottore!, Don Peppantonio, Evoluzione, Lo Sciancato, Raffinatezza, Comparatico, Bagni di sole, Maestro Cosimo, and Nota. This is an important book as it is signed from one of the most important advocates of the Italian Verist movement to another. Verismo was an Italian literary movement that started in the 1870s and lasted to the first years of the twentieth century, Capuana's novel Giacinta is regarded as the manifesto of Verismo. Condition: This book is in good condition but with some wear. The binding is rubbed to the spine ends and boards edges, and the pages are comprehensively foxed throughout. The inner binding is in good order but the rear hinge is starting. The book remains in good readable condition and comes with a remarkable literary provenance.. Signed by The Author. First Italian Edition. Half-Leather. Good.

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        Inscriptiones Atticae Aetatis quae est inter euclidis annum et Augusti tempora. [Inscriptiones Graecae, Volumen II Pars II]

      Berlin, G. Reimer, 1883. 539 Seiten gebundene Ausgabe Ausgetragenes Bibliotheksexemplar, Deckel stellenweise minimal berieben, Buchseiten altersgemäß leicht angedunkelt, insgesamt in sehr gutem Zustand Versand D: 2,90 EUR

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        Oeuvres De Molière En 31 Volumes Sur 32 : T. 1 L'estourdy - T. 2 Dépit Amoureux - T. 3 Les Précieuses Ridicules - T. 4 Sganarelle ou Le Cocu Imaginaire - T. 5 Les Deux Farces ( La Jalousie Du Barbouillé , Le Médecin Volant ) -

      Jacques LEMAN , Maurice LELOIR Testard / J. Lemonnyer Grand In Quarto Couverture souple Paris 1883 Suite des volumes : T. 6 Dom Garcie de Navarre - T.7 L'Escole des Maris - T. 8 Les Fâcheux - T. 9 L'Escole des Femmes - T. 10 L'Impromptu de Versailles - T. 11 Le Mariage forcé - T. 12 Manquant - T. 13 Les plaisirs de l'Isle Enchantée - T. 14 Dom Juan ou le Festin de Pierre - T. 15 L'amour médecin - T. 16 Le Misanthrope - T. 17 Le Médecin malgré Luy - 17 premiers volumes illustrés de gravures sur acier par Jacques LEMAN et dont les notices sont rédigées par Anatole de Montaiglon . T. 18 Mélicarte - T. 19 Le Sicilien - T. 20 L'imposteur - T. 21 L'Amphitryon - T. 22 L'Avare - T. 23 Georges Dandin - T. 24 Poésies diverses - T. 25 Monsieur de Pourceaugnac - T. 26 Les amans magnifiques - T. 27 Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme - T. 28 Psiché ( légèrement dérelié ) - T. 29 Les Fourberies de Scapin - T; 30 Les Femmes Savantes - T. 31 Le Malade Imaginaire ( nombreuses rousseurs ) - T. 32 La Comtesses D'Escarbagnes ( couverture abîmée ) . Ces 15 volumes sont illustrés par Maurice LELOIR et les notices des tomes 28 , 29 , 30 , 31 et 32 sont rédigées par T. De Wyzewa . Les volumes sont en bon état mais comportent quelques rousseurs . Leur édition varie de 1883 à 1896 . Les gravures sur acier avec serpente sont d'une grande finesse . Elles nous renseignent sur les premiers costumes et les premières représentations des pièces du temps et avec Molière et pourraient faire l'objet d'une exposition sur l'auteur et son oeuvre . De nombreuses autres gravures dans le texte , vignettes , cul-de-lampe , lettrines . Port compris chez Mondial relay , nous contacter pour livraison par Poste . Ensemble de + de 30 Kg. Théâtre Très Bon État .

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        Obock, Mascate, Bouchire, Bassorah. [ Edition originale ]

      1883. Ouvrage illustré par Saint-Elme Gauthier et orné d'une carte, 1 vol. in-12 br., E. Plon et Cie, Paris, 1883, 2 ff., 292 pp., 13 pl. et carte dépliante Rare exemplaire de l'édition originale. Etat très satisfaisant (qq. rouss., petite annotation en garde) Français

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        Wangen im Allgäu: 3 Original-Zeichnungen (eine Tusch-Feder-, 2 Bleistift-Zeichnungen) von Ludwig Walther.

      3 Original-Zeichnungen, 1883 Blätter: ca.: 1. : 24,8 x 15,7 2.: 21 x 13,8 3.: 13,5 x 13 cm. 1. Original-Feder-Zeichnung: Unter Darstellung bez.: 'Thor in Wangen', oben am Rand in Blei bez.: 'Ravensburgher Thor in Wangen', links unten im Bild signiert, nicht datiert 2. O-Bleistift-Zchng: Links u. bez.: No 61Wangen, Stadtmauertheil, unten rechts monogr. 'LW' u. dat. '83 3. O-Bleistift-Zchng: Links u. bez.: No 56 Wangen, Mansarde mit Heuaufzug, unten rechts monogr. 'LW' u. dat. '83'. mit rotbraunem Stift Anmerkung oben rechts außerhalb der Darstellung.'VII 6'. - Zeichnungen tls. etwas unegal beschnitten, fleckig, bzw. fingerfleckig, Fedezeichnung mit 2 Montagedurchstichen an Ecken rückseitig Montagespuren. - Walther, Ludwig Maler, Autodidakt, geb. 02.11.1855 in Donaueschingen, gest. 11.7.1895, ebenda aus Thieme-Becker. - Walther war einer der maßgeblichen Illustratoren von: Baumann, F. L.: Geschichte des Allgäus (von den ältesten Zeiten bis zum Beginne des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts). Bände 1 bis 3, Kempten, Kösel,1881-89 und: Dr. Karl Reiser: Sagen und Gebräuche, Sprichwörter des Allgäus, Kempten, Kösel, 1895. - Aus dem Vorwort des Baumann: ... Außerdem machte der Maler Ludwig Walther von Donaueschingen im Herbste 1882 auf Kosten des Verlegers eine mehrwöchentliche Reise in das Allgäu, um an Ort und Stelle passende Ansichten aufzunehmen ... - Die hier vorliegenden Zeichnungen wurden im Baumann abgebildet, wobei die Federzeichnung wohl als Druckvorlage diente, die Bleistift-Zeichnungen als Entwürfe für die Druckvorlagen. - Fundstellen: Nr. 1: Baumann II, S. 78 dort bezeichnet: 'Ravensburger Thor in Wangen, Nr. 54' Nr. 2: Baumann II, S. 96 dort bezeichnet: 'Stadtmauerreste in Wangen Nr. 71' Nr. 3: Baumann II, S. 257 dort bezeichnet: 'Alter Aufzug in Wangen Nr. 188'. - Preis nur zusammen. - Wangen im Allgäu (7988).

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        Raccolta degli atti del R. Governo, del Parlamento nazionale e del municipio di Roma, Vol. I - Relativi alla legge sul concorso dello Stato nelle opere edilizie della città di Roma pubblicati per cura di detto municipio; Vol. II - Relativi al piano regolatore della città ed all'operazione finanziaria per eseguirlo, fino alla legge per la garanzia dello Stato ...; Vol. III - Atti della Commissione incaricata dello studio delle condizioni finanziarie del Comune di Roma. Decreto Ministeriale 20 maggio 1910, Roma, Tipografia della Camera dei Deputati, 1911; Vol. IV - Raccolta delle leggi e decreti riguardanti il Comune di Roma emanati a tutto il 31 dicembre 1920, Roma, Tip. Centenari, 1921

      Tipografia dei Fratelli Bencini, 1883 1921. in-8 4 voll Ultimo volume di formato inferiore

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        Die heilige Schrift der Israeliten. in deutscher Bearbeitung von Ludwig Philipsson.

      Hallberger, Stuttgart - With illustrations by Gustav Doré. 2 vols in 1. 2 Bände in 1. Stuttgart, Hallberger 496, 802 Spalten. Mit einhundervierundfünzig Abbildungen in Holzstich. With 154 full plate illustrations in wood engraving Roter Original Leinenband mit blind und goldgeprägtem Deckel, goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, Ganzgoldschnitt. Original full cloth with gilt title on spine, gilt boards and full edge gilt. Die Gelenke wurden fachgerecht restauriert. The joints have been reinforced, restored by a bookbinder in best quality. Prachtausgabe. An opus magnum of the 19th century illustration and binding quality. Please contact us for additional shipping costs, since the book is heavy. The french book illustrator Gustave Doré (Straßburg1832- Paris 1883) is well known for his bible illustrations as well for the illustrations of the works by Byrons and Poe. Sprache: Deutsch Die Gelenke wurden fachgerecht restauriert. The joints have been reinforced, restored by a bookbinder in best quality. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

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

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        Briefe aus China. Als Manuscript gedruckt.

      Berlin, Gaertner, 1883. Erste Ausg. 2 Bll., 245 S. 8°, mod. Leinenband mit mont. Original-Broschur Broschurdeckel mit Stempel. Leicht gebräunt, wenig fleckig. - Seltene Beschreibung eines protestantischen Missionars aus Canton.

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        Acquerello con barca a vela nel golfo di Cavo

      1883. Acquerello mm. 170x220, su paspartout firmato e datato in basso a destra. E' rappresentata la barca a vela "Incostante"

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