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        Nuevo Mapa de Mexico.

      New York: G. W. & C. B. Colton, 1883. - 4 sheets joined, (35 ¾ x 50 ¾ inches). Fine folding lithographed map with original hand color in full (some separation at corners of folds, some darkening from glue where sheets are joined). Original publisher's brown cloth gilt (extremities a bit rubbed). Provenance: From the important cartographical library of Warren Heckrotte, his sale, Rare Cartography, Exploration and Voyages, Part II, December 3, 2015, Lot 118. Later issue, first published in 1866 with "Nuevo Mapa del Imperio de Mexico" on the cover. Large-scale, detailed and quite rare folding map of Mexico, in Spanish, at a time of increasing U.S. investment, with railroads, both completed and projected, shown, with indication by color whether narrow or wide gauge, as well as roads, settlements, state boundaries, drainage, etc. with prime meridian at Mexico City. Includes Borderlands and Texas, running east from San Diego to Mississippi. This map was published in the midst of great railroad expansion in the region: the Southern Transcontinental Railroad was constructed between 1879 and 1881, and the Southern Pacific Railroad's "Sunset Route" was built from California to New Orleans by way of Yuma, Tucson, El Paso, and San Antonio. Farther north, predecessors of the Santa Fe Railroad were completed across New Mexico and Arizona by 1881 and 1882. This map seems to be based on Colton's map of the Empire of Mexico of 1866. Not in Phillips. Orozco y Berra 618 (1871 printing). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries - Aradernyc]
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        Kate Greenaway Almanacks, 1883-1897.

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

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        The Story of an African Farm

      London: Chapman and Hall, Limited, 1883. First edition. Full leather. Olive Schreiner (1855-1920) was a South African author, the ninth of twelve children born to a missionary couple. The Story of an African Farm is regarded as an important feminist novel, published by the author under a male pseudonym. "The tale centres round an ordinary Boer farm and depicts the hard, coarse, unlovely life of some of the Afrikander peasant farmersÂ…the work is certainly the most notable volume of fiction relating to South Africa undertaken up to this period by any writer of South African birth and education." (Mendelssohn, p.281). This first edition was published in an edition of 300 copies. Since it caused a sensation, first edition copies were often widely read and circulated, with expected wear and loss to the books. Here is the 2-volume first edition uniquely and fabulously rebound by renowned Sangorski & Sutcliff. The publisher's original cloth binding prominently featured ostriches on the spines of both volumes. In a nod to the original binding and a truly striking piece of craftsmanship, this set is rebound in full black ostrich skin with gilt top edge and hand-marbled endpapers. The condition of the binding is virtually as new. The contents are remarkably crisp, clean, and bright with no spotting or previous ownership marks. Even the untrimmed fore and bottom edges are clean and bright.

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        Mademoiselle de Maupin. Double Amour.

      L. Conquet Et G. Charpentier, Paris 1883 - 2 volumes brochés, in-8 cavalier ( 245x155 mm ) sous couverture rempliée.Réimpression textuelle de l'édition originale avec une Notice bibliographique par Charles de Lovenjoul.Accompagné des illustrations de E. Toudouze gravées par Champollion.Exemplaire n° 181, un des 350 sur vélin à la cuve.Les illustrations hors-texte, parues l'année suivante de la présente édition, sont placées dans 2 chemises illustrées.- 1 ère livraison : 8 gravures sous serpente.- 2 ème livraison : 9 gravures sous serpente.Est imprimé sur chaque gravure le chapitre auquel elle correspond.- Tome I. XVI, 374 pages.Portrait de Théophile Gautier en frontispice.- Tome II. 373 pages.Déchirure restaurée, sans manque sur la première page de couverture du tome premier. Intérieur frais sans rousseurs. Illustrés Roman.

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        Les Oiseaux De La France

      Paris: A. Guantin, 1883 Premier volume in a series of planned monographs, of which this was the only one published. 107 pages, plus 20 plates, mostly after Jules Terrier. The last two skeletal plates are black and white, and shows some foxing. The remaining 18 plates are hand colored, bright and in very good condition with slight darkening and/or a little very light foxing in borders near edges of leaf. Presentation copy given to Charlotte Foucann,(sp?) inscribed and signed by D'Aubusson. Book plate of ornithologist and author J. G. Vanmarle on front free end page and following blank page. Cloth covers with scattered light smudges and scuffs, though overall covers remaining bright and fairly clean. Contents show occasional light smudges and light foxing, though overall a tight and fairly clean copy. . Inscribed and Signed By the Author. First Edition. Cloth - Hard Cover. Good+/No Jacket. Illus. by Jules Terrier. sm folio.

      [Bookseller: Lloyd Zimmer, Books and Maps]
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        Geschichte des Allgäus (von den ältesten Zeiten bis zum Beginne des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts). 3 Bände.

      Kösel, Kempten 1883 - ohne Jahr (1883 - 1895). 8vo. (ca. 22 x 14,5 cm). Illustr. Orig.-Leinen (grün) mit Deckel- u. Rückenvergoldung, 1 Bl., 638 (2); 1 Bl., 776; 729 (1) S. Mit 3 illustr. Schmucktiteln, 2 grenzkolor. historischen Karten (gefaltet, am Ende von Band 1 und 3), insgesamt 44 (von 46) Tafeln, davon 6 gefaltet, 1 chromolithograph., 13 farbig) und weit über 1000 Textabbildungen. Originalausgabe mit gut erhaltenen Orig.-Verlagseinbänden. Es fehlen 2 Tafeln: In Band 2 die "Stammtafel der Ebenhofer Linie der Familie von Rotenstein", in Band 3 der Lichtdruck "Belagerung von Memmingen im Jahre 1634". - Die Einbände nur leicht berieben/fleckig und an den Ecken geringfügig bestoßen. Schnitt stellenweise ein wenig fleckig. Innen weitgehend fleckenfrei, allerdings viele Seiten mit Unterstreichungen einzelner Worte/Zeilen (dünn, meist mit Kugelschreiber und Lineal) sowie kleinen handschriftlichen Anmerkungen am Rand. Jeweils ein Namenszug oder ein Kaufvermerk auf Vorsatz, Titel oder dem ersten Abschnittstitel. Band 1: Frontispiz-Tafel aus der Bindung gelöst, ebenso die Tafel bei S. 150, zusammen mit den Seiten 151-154. Band 2: Seiten 245-252 gelöst, mit der dazugehörigen Tafel "Kaufbeuren im 18. Jh.". Die beiden Karten durch unsachgemäßes Auffalten teilweise an den Falzen eingerissen (keine Fehlstellen). 3800 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dr. Wolfgang Wanzke]
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      The Sportman - London. 1883-1884. 16X10. Tela y relieve. LVIII+284p+3h de publicidad (falto de 1 hoja). Muy rara obra de deportes especialmente de futbol ya que contiene uno de los calendarios futbolisticos mas antiguos, para ser exacto fue el primer 13º torneo liguero mas antiguo de toda la historia del futbol mundial, quisiera hacer mención de la portada en la cual se visualiza un dibujo futbolistico, uno de los primeros. Cuiroso. Ref 4.4 Biblioteca Pics. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        Trattato di medicina legale. Prima versione italiana con addizioni originali note e confronti con le leggi italiane. Tradotto dai dottori Antonio Raffaele e Vincenzo Meyer. Vol. I. Sviluppo storico della medicina legale. Compito del medico legale nell'eseguire le ricerche e nel dare il suo parere. Dottrina delle lesioni violente meccaniche con speciale riguardo alle escoriazioni, contusioni, ferite da taglio, da fendente, lacere e da arma a fuoco. Lesioni violente dell'occhio esaminate sotto il rapporto medico legale. Lesioni violente dell'orecchio sotto il rapporto medico legale. Le cicatrici sotto il rapporto medico legale. Risposta alla domanda: Omicidio, suicidio o morte accidentale? Esame delle tracce di sangue. Esame dei peli. Esame d

      Jovene 1883-1893, Napoli - L'opera si completa in 4 volumi XI + 1177 con 4 incisioni in legno ed 1 tav cromolitografica; 879 con 1 tav cromolitografica; 795 con 15 incisioni in legno intercalate n.t. 811 p. 4 voll in-8

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Giulio Cesare]
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        West- und Mittel- Russland. Handbuch für Reisende.

      Leipzig, Karl Baedeker 1883. 1. Aufl. L, 442 S. Mit 7 Karten und 13 Plänen. OLwd. Hinrichsen D 457. - Gering bestoßen und angestaubt. Gelenke innen leicht angebrochen, aber fest. Insgesamt gutes Exemplar. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        LA SAGRADA BIBLIA. 4 Tomos.

      PARA CELEBRAR NUESTRO 25 ANIVERSARIO APLICAMOS UN 10 % DE DESCUENTO EN TODOS NUESTROS ARTICULOS ( DESCUENTO YA APLICADO AL PRECIO QUE FIGURA EN EL ARTICULO ). - Barcelona. Montaner y Simón, Edit. 1883 / 1884. Nueva edición. Traducida de la Vulgata Latina al español. 39x27 cm. Antiguo Testamento. T.I, texto a dos columnas, 362 columnas, 2 págs. + 69 láms. * T. II, 390 columnas, 2 págs. + 49 láms. * T. III, 722 columnas, 2 págs. + 33 láms. * T. IV, Nuevo Testamento. 459 + 2 págs. + 78 láms. Ilustrada y dibujada por Gustavo Doré. Grabados Xilográficos por Pannemaker, J. Quartley, C. Laplante, A. Ligry, E. Goebel. Holandesa piel, lomo gofrado y dorado, planos gofrados y dorados por Pascó. Encuadernaciónm por Domenech, Barcelona. Columnas grabadas de separación de columnas. Grandes márgenes y muy limpio. # religión. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Torreón de Rueda]
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        Short Notes on the Winds, Weather, & Currents Together with Sailing Directions and Remarks on Making Passages; to Accompany a Chart of the Indian Ocean. With Two Illustrations.

      James Imray and Son, London 1883 - Blue card w/ cloth spine, New Publications advertisments rear. Foldout map, Passages in the Indian Ocean, front, Preface Index. Instructions to Binder. Currents in the Indian Ocean, foldout chart, 72 pgs. Extremely Rare OCLC finds 0 copies. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Fine large etching and drypoint of the guitarist, seated, by Félix Bracquemond (1833-1914)

      1883. Béraldi: Les Graveurs du XIX Siècle 18, iv/iv. Bosch, born in Barcelona, settled in Paris in 1853, and became known as "Le Roi de la Guitarre." "He was a close friend of the painter Édouard Manet and posed for him many times, one portrait being used as illustration for one of Bosch's publications, Plainte Moresque op. 85, which is also dedicated to Manet. Besides many original compositions he wrote a Méthode de guitare (1891...) and an opera (Roger de Flor, 1868)... In Paris, Bosch was much praised at the aristocratic salons and had a large number of pupils, including the brothers Alfred and Jules Cottin... His best-known piece was to be his song collection Dix Mélodies, which was praised by Felipe Pedrell as a "true model of what a composer's inspiration may create in this genre"... Wikipedia Bracquemond was a prolific printmaker, active in Paris in the latter part of the 19th century. He received the "Grande Medaille d'Honneur" at the Universal Exhibition in 1900. He was in the circle of Manet, Degas, Fantin-Latour, and Auguste Rodin.. 450 x 325 mm. + wide margins. A fine impression on laid paper with printed titling below image. Signed in ink by the artist at lower right just below platemark. Slightly browned; margins slightly soiled with a few chips and small tears; lower outer corner creased; remnants of hinges to upper corners of verso.

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        Cruise of the Revenue Steamer Corwin


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        Treasure Island


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        1. Ausstellung des Ob. oest. [Oberoesterreichischen] Schutz-Vereines für Jagd u. Fischerei 1883.

      (Linz, 1883); Einzige Ausgabe. ca 48x32 cm; Mappe mit 14 auf starken Karton montierten Original-Fotogafien; Halbleder-Mappe d. Zt. mit 6 Bänder (Kapitale stärker bestoßen, Rücken berieben Innenseiten des Deckels etwas stockfleckig, Stempel auf Vorsatz) Die Fotos zeigen die Ausstellungsflächen folgender Personen: Fürst Schaumburg-Lippe; Herzog Ernst von Sachsen; Graf Franz Lamberg; Erzherzog Carl Salvator; Kaiser Franz Josef I.; Fhr Llevellyn und Arthur Kast; Herzog von Cumberland; Dr. Moritz Berthold; Fürst Camillo Starhemberg; Moritz Löwenfeld; Dr. Dürnberger; Graf Arthur Sprinzenstein; Dr. A. Bancalari; M. Burgholzer; Carl Stendel; August Straßer; Carl Maurer; Josef Leebner; Graf Conrad Ungnad Weißenwolff; sowie eine Ansicht des Ausstellungsteils des Oberösterreichischen Fischerei-Vereins. Die Fotografien stammen von F. Vismann, Linz. Wichtiges Kulturgeschichtliches Dokument in früher Fotographie. Von großer Seltenheit! Kein Exemplar in der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek, das Exemplar der oberösterreichischen Landesbibliothek besitzt nur 13 Tafeln! Versand D: 5,00 EUR Jagd; Photographie

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hilbert Kadgien]
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        L'art japonais ( 2 Vols.)

      A. Quantin, París 1883 - Dos volúmenes. Encuadernación de tapa dura, en plena tela editorial, estampada. Ejemplar sobre papier velin numerado (1373). Desgaste en algunas zonas de la tela . Paginación: 310, 370 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Antonio Azorín]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Meiningen, 24. XII. 1883. - 2 SS. 8vo. Beiliegend Blatt mit 2 eh. Notenzeilen und U. (89 x 114 mm vom 24. März 1880). An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "Mit dem belehrungsreichen - Studium der Dresdner Gerichtsztg 24-26 Mai d. J. beschäftigt, werde ich darin durch die gemüthvollen Aussagen, mit denen Sie die Verhandlungen geschmückt, bis zu einem Grade beeindruckt, dass ich mich zu einer Anfrage bez. Bitte ermuthigt fühle. Am 2. April 84 beabsichtige ich, wie bereits 80 gethan, zum Geburtsfeste unseres gnädigsten Herrn S. J. des Herzogs von M. wiederum eine Doppelaufführung der neunten Sinfonie, seines Lieblingswerks zu veranstalten. Wären Sie geneigt, die Baritonparthie zu übernehmen? Sie würden durch Ihre werthvolle Mitwirkung den Genuß so wesentlich erhöhen! [ ]".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Life on the Mississippi

      James R. Osgood & Company, Boston 1883 - Hardcover. First Edition; First Printing. Near fine. A beautiful unrestored copy. First State, with the image of Twain in flames on p. 441 and with "The St. Louis Hotel" caption on p. 443. In the original publisher's brown cloth with gilt vignettes on the front board and spine. A stunning copy of Twain's classic memoir. Housed in a custom-made case. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Max Ernst. Oeuvre-Katalog. Bd.1-5 [von 6]: Bd.1: Das graphische Werk. Bd.2: Werke 1906-1925. Bd. 3: Werke 1925-1929. Bd.4: 1929-1938. Bd.4: 1939-1953.

      DuMont Köln, 1883 S. Halbleinen mit Schutzumschlag fest gebunden In Schubern. Bd.1: mit farbiger Originallithographie. 1975-1987.Sehr guter Zustand Mit zahlr. s/w. Abb. Versand D: 3,99 EUR

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        Fire Mountains. The Kingdom of Hawaii. Its Volcanoes, and the History of the Missions. Two volumes. Edinburgh & London, William Blackwood and Sons, 1883.

      1883 1883 - Pp. x, 297, adv (4); vii, 279 + pp. 24 (publ. cat.). With two maps (one folding) and eight autotype plates after the author's paintings. Occasionally some light staining. Original pictorial cloth, sligthly soiled to spines. From the library of the Duke of Bedford, with the bookplate of Woburn Abbey on front pastedowns. First edition. Fredereka or "Eka" was born into a wealthy Scottish family. She travelled most of her life, published a susccession of travelogues and painted over a thousand watercolours from around the world. She arrived in Hilo, Hawaii in October 1879 and made an ascent to the crater of the volcano Mauna Loa. She was among the first artists to paint the active volcanoes. Robinson p. 94. Theakstone p. 167. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Resources of the Rocky Mountains

      Leader Printing Company 1883 - First edition. Thin 8vo brown embossed wrappers with the title in silver on the front cover. With 20 full-page plates, mostly views, and numerous tables and charts. A "brief description of the mineral, grazing, agricultural and timber resources of Colorado, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana and Dakota". Small sticker of a natural sciences academy on the upper front cover, and a small, clean split at the lower front cover, else a fine, clean copy. A presentation copy with "With the compliments of the Author" written on a tipped-in note. Very scarce in the original edition. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Literary Lion, ABAA]
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        Ueber Kropfexstirpation und ihre Folgen (pp.1-84, Taf. I-III mit 18 Fig.).

      - Verh. Dtsch. Ges. Chir., 12. - Berlin, Verlag von Ausgust Hirschwald, 1883, 8°, XIX, (1), 108 pp., 357, (1) pp., mit 5 Tafeln Abbildungen und Holzschnitten, Halbleinenband; Titgelblatt hinterlegt; aus dem Vorbesitz von (F.v.) Bramann. Erstdruck des berühmten Vortrages von Theodor Kocher am 4. April 1884 auf 12. Congress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Chirurgie! - - "Kochers Name wird so lange unvergessen bleiben, wie Kröpfe behandelt werden. Auf dem Kongreß 1883 (II. 1) hielt er seinen bekannten Vortrag "Über Kropfexstirpation und ihre Folgen", in dem er das bisher unbekannte Krankheitsbild der Cachexia strumipriva festlegte und den Anstoß zu Forschungen gab, die zur Kenntnis der physiologischen Bedeutung der Schilddrüse und der anderen Drüsen mit innerer Sekretion geführt haben. Nach Beschreibung seines wohl durchdachten Operationsverfahrens wendet er sich gegen Roses einseitige Ansicht von der Häufigkeit der Erweichung der Trachealwand und dem Nutzen der Trachéotomie. Die Ursache der Dyspnoe sieht er fast ausschließlich in der von Demme beschriebenen Säbelform der Trachea, die Trachéotomie ist, abgesehen von Fällen unmittelbarer Erstickungsgefahr, als eine den aseptischen Verlauf störende Komplikation zu verwerfen. - - Auf Ödeme des Gesichts und der Hände, allgemeine Schwäche, kretinartigen Gesichtsausdruck einige Zeit nach der Totalexstirpation war Jacques Reverdin, Professor in Genf, bei einer Geheilten aufmerksam geworden. Kocher hörte das gleiche von einer 1874 operierten Patientin, und daraufhin angestellte Nachforschungen ergaben nun, daß von 18 Patienten mit Totalexstirpation, die sich zur Nachuntersuchung stellten, 16 Erscheinungen von Cachexia strumipriva darboten, und zwar in um so höherem Grade, je längere Zeit seit der Operation verstrichen war, während 28 partiell Operierte sich normal verhielten. Am auffallendsten war die Schädigung bei den in der Wachstumsperiode Operierten, wie Kocher an der Photographie zweier Schwestern zeigte, von denen die ältere, damals größere, 1874 operiert war und jetzt sehr viel kleiner geblieben war als die normal entwickelte gesunde jüngere Schwester. - - Eine bestimmte Erklärung für Myxödem und Cachexia strumipriva und für das damit experimentell erwiesene Abhängigkeitsverhältnis zwischen Schilddrüse und Kretinismus wußte Kocher nicht zu geben. Er dachte an die Möglichkeit, daß die Unterbindung der auch die Trachea versorgenden Schilddrüsenarterien zu Atrophie und - in anderer Weise als wie Rose annahm - zu Erweichung der Trachealwand führen und durch eine gewisse Behinderung der freien Atmung und ungenügende Sauerstoffzufuhr schädigend wirken, oder daß das Wegfallen einer die Blutzirkulation im Gehirn regulierenden Tätigkeit im Spiele sein könnte. - Friedrich Trendelburg, Die ersten 25 Jahre der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Chirurgie (Berlin 1923 ), pp.238-239 - - First Print of Emil Theodor Kocher's (1841 - 1917) famous lecture "Ueber Kropfexstirpation und ihre Folgen" ( also printed in: Arch. klin. Chir., 29, 254-337. , 1883) in which he "coined the term "cachexia strumipriva" to describe the myxedema following total extirpation of the thyroid. His work on the subject led to a better understanding of the cause of myxedema." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Friends Though Divided. A Tale of the Civil War.

      London. Griffith & Farran. 1883 (1st ed. 1st issue). Hardback. Size 7.5 x 5 inches. In blue cloth with black embossed design to front and spine, gilt lettering to spine and front. Blind embossed monogram to rear. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped with some rubbing to edges and corners. Some minor marks to rear. A couple of marks to endpapers, neat owners stamp to front “BJW Dollar”. Some minor handling and thumb-marks to pages, the odd spot, otherwise pages clean and very tightly bound throughout. 384pp +32pp cat. With 8 B&W plates and decorative head and tailpeices. Printer's impr.on verso of t.-pg: Colston and Son,printers,Edinburgh. Code: 3 M:22.8:V. This copy has no catalogue.There is no comma after “Friends” on front cover and spine (Newbolt 12.2. Plate 32).

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        Rhyme? And Reason?

      London: R. Clay, Sons, and Taylor for Macmillan and Co.,, 1883. Octavo. Original vellum, titles to spine gilt, triple rules to covers gilt, black coated endpapers, all edges gilt. Housed in a custom cream cloth slipcase. Frontispiece with tissue-guard, illustrated in the text throughout, 24 full-page. Vellum toned, boards bowed with some light spotting, some light marks to contents, front hinge starting, rear hinge slightly sprung; a very good copy. First edition, one of only five known copies in the rare vellum presentation binding, inscribed by the author on the half-title, "Lady Maud Wolmer with the sincere regards of the Author. Feb. 9, 1884." Lady Maud Wolmer (née Cecil) was the elder daughter of future Prime Minister Robert Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury. She first met Dodgson in 1871 on a visit to Hatfield House when she was a little girl: he spent three nights there to help celebrate a birthday, and described the visit as "one of the pleasantest visits I have ever spent" (Diary 6, 2001, p. 165). Dodgson returned the following year, and again at the end of the year, when "he took up the ritual of spending New Year's Day at Hatfield. Dodgson's story-telling became very much a part of his visits, and Dodgson invented some of the early chapters in Sylvie and Bruno expressly for the Cecil children" (Letters p. 212n). This copy is inscribed to Maud just a few months after her marriage to William Waldegrave Palmer, future 2nd Earl of Selborne, on 27 October 1883; he was styled Viscount Wolmer between 1882 and 1895. Dodgson remained friends with Lady Wolmer after her marriage: in the summer of 1889 he took his child-friend the actress Isa Bowman to lunch with the Wolmers and their daughter Mabel, nicknamed "Wang". One of an unrecorded but evidently small number of copies bound in vellum; this is the only such copy recorded by ABPC having sold at auction in the last 30 years. Dodgson's preference for a white binding for presentation dates back to the first Alice, but vellum is a difficult and expensive material to work with and Macmillan's binders more often supplied paper textured in imitation of white morocco (see following item).

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        CHILDISH AFFECTIONS - Alma-Tadema.

      CHILDISH AFFECTIONS (Young Affections / The Idyll from Ancient Rome)Ets uit 1883 vervaardigd door Charles Murray, naar het schilderij (Opus CCXXXV) van Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, uitgegeven door de British & Foreign Artists Association. Later met de hand gekleurd. H x B: 38,8 x 20 cm.In een tuin vol bloemen staat een marmeren beeld van Silenus met Dionysos als kind op z"n schouder. De compositie is gebaseerd op Alma-Tadema"s voortuin in St. John"s Wood (Londen). Een jonge moeder speelt met haar kind na een bad, een zilveren wasbekken en grote spons liggen nog op de marmeren richel rechts.Silenus werd enerzijds gezien als figuur van de vruchtbaarheid, die zorg droeg voor het groeien en rijpen van de vruchten, zoals hij de jeugdige Dionysos had verzorgd en opgevoed. Maar anderzijds kreeg hij ook nog een hogere betekenis: men zag in hem, de leermeester van Dionysos, de bron van alle wijsheid, een wijze in de ware zin van het woord die het ijdele en dwaze streven, waarmee de meeste mensen hun leven doorbrengen, met spot en minachting bejegent. Prijs: € 1.250,- (incl. lijst).

      [Bookseller: Inter-Antiquariaat MEFFERDT & DE JONGE]
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        Captain Cook's Voyages

      London: Brickers and Sons, 1883. Leather_bound. One volume. Octavo. A Narrative of the Voyages Round the World Preformed by Captain James Cook. With an account of his life, during the previous and intervening periods by A.Kippis. Twelve illustrations reproduced in exact facsimile from drawings made during the voyages. Bound in three quarter blue calf, marbled boards, all edges marbled, spine gilt decorations in compartments between raised banding, red gilt title label, marbled endpaper. Very good.

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        Almanacks for 1883-1895 and 1997, with Many Varieties, 21 Volumes; with Alphabet

      First Edition. Hard Cover. A complete set of the Almanacks, including some varieties we have not seen; 21 volumes, one in dust jacket. Almanack for 1883-[1895], London; George Routledge & Sons, 1883-[1895]; together with Kate Greenaway's Almanack & Diary for 1897, London; J. M. Dent & Co., 1897. 12mo and 24mo. Together with Alphabet. Paris; Librairie Hachette et Cie, n.d. Various bindings, Almanack for 1886 in the original dust jacket (actually the original mailing envelope). An exceptional set, near fine to fine. Housed in a contemporary quarter brown leather clamshell box, hinge expertly strengthened.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Remarks on Engineers' Surveying Instruments

      HELLER & BRIGHTLY, PHILADELPHIA, PA 1883 - Boards: gilt title on cover, moderate book, shelf, edge-wear, rubs, corner bumps, rubs, soild marks, fading, front/back hinge cracks. Interior: bookplate from the previous owner on the front paste-down paper, pages browning, foxing, fold open Topographical Conventional Signs sheet attached with a tear. Maps. Illustrations. DATE PUBLISHED: 1883 EDITION: 42 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Liebig-Bilder: Einzelserie Nr. 046: Engel I (auf Wolken sitzend).

      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 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 ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Liebig, Bilder, Liebigbilder, Extract, Fleischextrakt, Engel, Liebig-Topf, Wolken, Kinder, Google

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        Hardesty's Historical And Geographical Encyclopedia, Illustrated. [Atlas]

      H.H. Hardesty & Co.,, 1883 Hardesty's Historical And Geographical Encyclopedia, Illustrated. [Atlas]. Special Virginia Edition, Giving a History of the Virginias with outline maps of Berkeley and Jefferson Counties, West Virginia.. Folio size book. Biographical Sketches of Eminent Virginians, written by R.A. Brock. Published: NY/Chi/Toledo: H.H. Hardesty & Co., 1883. 270 pages ( stated in the front.), the book is complete. Original half leather & cloth covers. 66 maps most being double pages. 12 maps of the Mideast (mostly Biblical). Plus there are 25 illustrations one of which is shown. VERY RARE BOOK Condition:The pages are clean and supple. There is no foxing nor folds other then some corners. There are no other stains due to handling. There are some minor edge tears; and the Berkeley/Jefferson County outline maps are on the same page back to back with a tear on the corner now repaired with archival book tape. Some of the maps are browned due to newspaper articles inserted between the page. If you have a specific map you want to see, please write and I will post it. The pages are firmly bound to the binding material. However, the leather and cloth covers are worn out. The covers are attached to the binding by an old cloth tape repair which is failing. The spine covering is missing. The book should be rebound but we decline to do this because we have found that often old map books are disbound and the maps individually framed or sold. Re-binding is often therefore counter-productive. We leave it to the buyer.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

      [Bookseller: Mikandra Books]
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        Fünf Dorfgemeinden auf dem Hohen Taunus : Eine socialistische Untersuchung über Kleinbauernthum, Hausindustrie und Volksleben.

      Leipzig, Duncker & Humblot, 1883 - 322 S., mit 4 Steintafeln und mehreren in den Text gedruckten Figuren Stempel im Vorsatz, Seiten alters- sowie papierbedingt etwas gebräunt, Einband mit Gebrauchsspuren, Widmung im Vorsatz, sonst antiquarisch gut erhaltenes, seltenes, rares Exemplar, L59 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 580 Halbleder mit Lederecken, Goldprägungen, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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. Leather bound. VG, clean and tight; wrappers fair-poor but still somewhat protective. Brown leather with marbled edges all around; original paper wrapper remnants surrounding book. [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.

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, Inc. ABAA / ILAB]
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        Das Neue Universum. Die interessantesten Erfindungen und Entdeckungen auf allen Gebieten. [Band 4].

      Stuttgart, Verlag W. Spemann (1883); EA; ca 24x16 cm; (4) 310 (6) Seiten mit 1 farbig lith. Frontispiz und 169 Textholzstichen; illustr. Originalhalbleinwandeinband (Einband minimalst fleckig, das transparente Deckblatt für das Titelbild stockfleckig, dadurch auch in geringem Umfange das Titelblatt und das Titelbild ganz leicht stockfleckig; sonst von ungewöhnlich guter Erhaltung) Enthält den Erstdruck von Karl May: Ein Oelbrand. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Doctrine and Covenants, of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Containing the Revelations Given to Joseph Smith, Jun., The Prophet, for the Building up of the Kingdom of God in the Last Days.

      Deseret News Company, Printers and Publishers, Salt Lake City, UT 1883 - 503pp. Duodecimo [18 cm] Full black leather with raised bands. Title, bands and floral design gilt stamped on the backstrip. Decorative gilt stamping to boards with name at center of front board. Very good. Gentle rubbing to extremities (more so at corners) Front free endsheet missing. Flake/Draper 2874. [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. Two volume set finely bound together with folding Chart and Note.

      London: Bernard Quaritch. Fine. 1883. First Edition. Hardcover. 2 colored maps, 17 full page plates, 339 text drawings. Two volumes with accompanying large (7.5 x 2.25 feet) linen-backed chart in separate beveled slipcase. Explanatory Note affixed to back. Sumptuously bound in half morocco; marbled boards & endpapers; topedge gilt. set in fine condition: no owner's names, no bookplates, no scholia or other defacements. ; 4to ; Additional images and further information provided upon request. .

      [Bookseller: William Chrisant & Sons, ABAA, ILAB, FAB]
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        The Silverado Squatters.

      London: Chatto and Windus, 1883. - 8vo., (7 ¾ x 5 ½ inches). Half-title, list of books by the same author. Sepia-toned frontispiece (occasional spotting and browning throughout). Original sage-green cloth decorated and lettered in sepia and gold (extremities bumped, spine lightly faded). Provenance: With the bookplate of Michael Sadleir to the front pastedown. First edition, first issue, with the word "His" omitted on next to last line of page 140, but without the publisher's catalogue. Stevenson rashly immigrated to America to be reunited with his lover Fanny Van de Grift Osbourne in August of 1879. "For the sake of economy and to collect material for a book he sailed from Glasgow to New York by the emigrant ship "Devonia," describing his experiences in "The Amateur Emigrant," part 1 (abridged, 1895; unabridged, 1966). He made a nightmare journey by emigrant train across America to San Francisco and then down the coast to Monterey, where Fanny was living with her children; it is described in part 2 (published in "Across the Plains," 1892). The hardships of the journey and the poverty that he endured wrecked Stevenson's health, and he was ill for much of the time. He broke down completely in March 1880 and came very near death, having the first of the haemorrhages from the lung that plagued the rest of his life. Fanny, who had obtained a divorce from Osbourne in December, took him into her home and nursed him devotedly. Stevenson and Fanny were married in San Francisco on 19 May 1880. They spent their honeymoon in an abandoned mining camp on the slopes of Mount St Helena, overlooking the Napa valley, experiences later described [as here] in "The Silverado Squatters" (1884)" (Ernest Mehew for DNB). Cowan, p. 615; Howes S980. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Megan Scauri, M.A., M.L.S., in the Rare Book Department. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries - Aradernyc]
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      Oxford: A. Quantin, 1883. First edition. Front hinge expertly and invisibly repaired, rear hinge with some rubbing, all else quite fine.. First edition. Tall 8vo. [iv], iv, 138p, [i, printer's imprint]. Illustrated throughout after watercolors by Paul Avril in the text and the borders and as vignettes. Pages without watercolors have decorative frames around the text. In an inlaid binding by Kauffmann, the front dentelle signed Kauffmann-Petit. The spine with gilt titles , the panels with designs of umbrellas and flowers in gilt with red inlays, the covers with ornamental ruled borders and with elaborate frames formed of branches with inlaid red flowers with their trailing leaves and vines entwined around the frame, also with three small umbrellas with red inlays. The larger central device is of Cupid with an umbrella riding atop a dragonfly, this with inlays in three colors, ornamental dentelles with floral brocade doblures and flyleaves. Original color wrappers bound in. Housed in morocco lined slipcase of marbled paper over boards. An excellent example of a gilded age binding with the leather bookplate of Alex. M. Hudnut.

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        Rhyme? And Reason?

      London: R. Clay, Sons, and Taylor for Macmillan and Co.,, 1883. Octavo. Publisher's white vellum, title to spine gilt, triple gilt rules to covers, gilt roundels with vignettes to covers, pale grey coated endpapers, all edges gilt. Housed in a custom green and white solander box. Frontispiece with tissue-guard, illustrated in the text throughout, 24 full-page. Small wormhole to head of spine, front hinge cracked and partly separated at head, rear hinge with spot of worming to foot (also affecting two pages) and hinge crudely repaired, still a very good copy. First edition in the rare publisher's vellum binding for presentation. Presentation copy inscribed by Dodgson on the half-title in purple ink: "Emmie Wyper, with the affectionate regards of her old friend the Author. November 14 1885." Emily ("Emmie") Wyper née Draper first met Dodgson with her two sisters, Minnie and Ella, and their parents on a railway journey in 1869, beginning a close friendship that lasted for 25 years. On the free endpaper, Emmie has re-written in beautiful calligraphy an acrostic that had been written for one of her sisters on 6 April 1876 in her copy of The Hunting of the Snark. Since the acrostic features all of them, Emmie apparently wanted the acrostic in a book she owned. The first letters of each line spell out their names. It begins with "Maidens if you love the tale Â…

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        [Crawhall, Joseph] Olde Ffrendes Wyth Newe Faces Adorn'd with Suitable Sculptures

      London: Field & Tuer, Ye Leadenhalle Press & Co., 1883. First edition. Large thick quarto. Hand-colored pictorial paper covered boards. A superb production, fully designed and illustrated by Joseph Crawhall with superb woodcuts throughout in his inimitable style, ALL HAND-COLORED. In the prospectus bound-in, "As the many hundreds of illustrations are all hand-colored, the issue is necessarily limited. With eleven separate 'books,' each with their own gray paper wrappers. A book almost never found in presentable condition, our copy is the best we have ever seen, near fine.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        Rhyme? And Reason?


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      George Routledge and Sons, 1883. First Edition. Various. Near Fine/Near Fine. A beautiful complete presentation set of Kate Greenaway Almanacks, 19 volumes, 3 in original dustjackets with the 1889 Almanack inscribed by Ms. Greenaway: "Miss Fripp/from Kate Greenaway/Dec. 1889", the same volume additionally inscribed by author John Drinkwater, "This dear little book/is for/my dear little Toby." The 1884 almanack is present in 3 variant bindings, 1885 with the original dustjacket, 1887 with 2 variant bindings, 1890 with 2 variant bindings, 1891 with the original dustjacket, 1892 with two variant bindings and 1897 with the original glassine dustjacket. All are in near fine or better condition. The 1889 Almanack that is inscribed is encased in a custom black case whose top lifts off revealing the almanack. Sixteen of the almanacks measure 4" x 3", the remaining three measure 5 1/8" x 3 5/8." A handsome set in quite nice condition.

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        Finlands Fiskar Malade. Fishes of Finland. For more info about this item, see our RARE FISH BOOKS site

      - The fishes of Finland drawn and coloured from life by Gösta Sundman. Helsingfors, G.W. Edlund & Co., 1883-1893, 12 parts bound in one volume. Folio. Pp. 20, 8, 7, 6, 12, 14, 6, 8, 2, 11, 12, 17, 34, II (10), with 41 stunning chromolithographs, heightened with silver, and finished by hand: "The drawings are all in natural size and made from live fish; whenever these were too large for the plates, to insure accuracy, the original drawing has been mathematically reduced". Attractive binding in wine red half calf, very fine condition. A complete copy. The text, in parallel columns in Swedish and English, deals with the taxonomy and ecology of the Finish fish fauna and the fishing techniques applied by anglers and fishermen. Literature references are restricted to post Linnean authors such as Yarrell, and Schlegel (1869) and Houghton (1879). Tiny label of the Bildstens Bokbinderi of the Eksjö Museum in Sweden on inside of front cover. Nissen, Schöne Fischbücher, 1951, nr. 104. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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