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        The Novels. The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle, Vols I & II; The Expedition of Humphry Clinker; The Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves and The History and Adventures of an Atom; The Adventures of Roderick Random; The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom. 6 volumes complete

      George Routledge and Sons 1884, London - Complete set of six volumes. This is copy no. 269 of the large paper edition, limited to 350 copies. Half vellum over marbled boards. Gilt panels to spines with leather title labels. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Edges uncut. Minor marks to vellum. Attractive bookplate to front pastedowns. Foxing to prelims. A VG set.

      [Bookseller: Stephen Foster - ABA ILAB & PBFA]
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        The Book of Thel [bound with:] The Marriage of Heaven and Hell [and:] Visions of the Daughters of Albion [and:] There Is No Natural Religion [and:] All Religions Are One. Hand-colored facsimiles by William Muir

      Edmonton: John Pearson for Bernard Quaritch, 1884. Each title one of 50 copies. With 8, 26, 11, and 21 plates in the four works (66 total). 1 vols. 4to. Contemporary full white vellum gilt, spine and upper cover titled in gilt, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Fine copy. Cloth slipcase. Each title one of 50 copies. With 8, 26, 11, and 21 plates in the four works (66 total). 1 vols. 4to. Four Muir Facsimiles, in Special Binding. The Muir facsimiles were produced in editions of 50 copies; a few copies would have been bound up by Quaritch, the distributor, in white vellum, as here. The wrappers are not preserved but the books are complete. Bentley 249 b,c,e, and g

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        THE BEAR-WORSHIPPERS OF YEZO AND THE ISLAND OF KARAFUTO (SAGHALIN) OR THE ADVENTURES OF THE JEWETT FAMILY AND THEIR FRIEND OTO NAMBO

      Boston & New York: Lee and Shepard / Charles T. Dillingham, 1884. Large, thick octavo. Half gilt calf and marbled boards, pictorial panels of original binding bound in. Frontis and illustrations. A few incidents of marginal spotting, otherwise a very good copy. First edition. A superb association copy, inscribed by the author to American Orientalist and modernist literary influence, Ernest Fenollosa, utilizing Fenollosa's Japanese honorific: "Mast. Kano Fenollosa with the affectionate remembrances of the Author Edward Greey 20 E 17 St New York Oct. 20 1883[?]." After serving with the British military during the Second Opium War, Greey (1835-1888) traveled to Japan in the diplomatic service and immersed himself in the country's language, culture and art. In 1868, he settled in New York, opening a shop specializing in Japanese art and antiquities, and subsidizing that income as a writer. In addition to formal works such as the present, which afford a valuable insight into aspects of Japanese history and culture from a Westerner's point of view, Greey was a prolific contributor to the pulp press and boy's papers, often under pseudonyms. He took his own life in 1888 under mysterious circumstances. As a somewhat older contemporary of Fenollosa, he would no doubt have ample reason and opportunity to make his acquaintance, either in the U.S. or during travels back to Japan on business. Beyond his considerable importance as one of the preeminent Orientalists of the last quarter of the 19th century, Fenollosa left an indelible influence on Ezra Pound and W.B. Yeats, who worked mightily to edit his unpublished manuscripts and notes and disseminate his ideas.

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        Samvetskval.

      Novell. Stockholm, E. Lemkes boktryckeri, 1884. 40 s. Häftad och ouppskuren i tryckt omslag. Pappersförlust i bakre omslagets nedre yttre hörn, samt mindre pappersförlust i främre omslagets övre inre hörn. Ryggen nött och med limrester. Bakre omslaget med ett par minimala limfläckar.. Zetterlund I:30. Den svårfunna första bokupplagan av Strindbergs antimilitaristiska novell om reservlöjtnanten von Bleichroden och hans samvete som publicerades först på danska i tidskriften "Ude og hjemme" 1884 och i juni månad samma år som följetong i "Tiden" där Hjalmar Branting var nybliven chefredaktör. Föreliggande upplaga utgavs genom Brantings förmedling av Freds- och skiljedomsföreningen i Sverige som "Fredsföreningens skrifter 2". På omslagets insidor finns föreningens stadgar avtryckta. Novellen trycktes om flera gånger, både som del i "Utopier i verkligheten" och som separat tryck. Den åttonde upplagan utgavs efter önskemål av Strindberg kort före hans död

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        Dinocerata: a Monograph of an Extinct Order of Gigantic Mammals

      Washington. Very Good. 1884. Hardcover. Three-quarter bound in red cloth over marbled paper boards, gilt imprint, newer endpapers added, mylar cover. Rubbed edges and board faces. Gilt top edge with scuffs. Binding tight. Deckle edge with some chipping and edge wear. Interior clean. Pages xviii; 237; 56 unpaginated plates with leaves separating them, including 7 fold-outs. Paleontologist-in-charge at the United States Geological Survey, O. C. Marsh privately published this large format version of his work before the official USGS monograph was published. The first original endpaper of this presentation copy is inscribed "To J. C. Cady With kind regards of O. C. Marsh Dec. 25th, 1885." Josiah Cleveland Cady was a prominent architect whose accomplishments included the design of the American Museum of Natural History and Metropolitan Opera House in New York. He also designed O. C. Marsh's mansion in New Haven, Connecticut, now a National Historic Landmark. Marsh raised the standards for scientific field work and description in his career as a vertebrate paleontologist. This work describes the Paleocene Dinocerata, rhinoceros-like creatures, with many detailed illustrations. ; 14 1/2" x 2 1/2" x 11 3/4"; 165 pp; Signed by Author .

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        Vorlesungen über das Ikosaeder und die Auflösung der Gleichungen vom fünften Grade.

      Leipzig, Teubner 1884 - VIII, 260 S. ; 22 cm gutes Exemplar - wenige Seiten mit Bleistiftanmerkungen am Rand Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 750 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Works.

      London: Vizetelly & Co.,, 1884?-1912. [Nana; Assomoir; Piping Hot; How Jolly Life Is; Therèse Raquin; Ladies' Paradise; The Fortune of the Rougons; Rush for the Spoil; Eugene Rougon; Conquest of Plassans; His Masterpiece; The Soil; Madeline Fèrat; Fat and Thin; Germinal; The Downfall; Doctor Pascal; The Dream; Lourdes; Money; The Mysteries of Marseilles; Rome; Paris; Fruitfulness; The Honour of the Army; The Monomaniac; Work; The Truth] 28 works, octavo (184 x 123 mm). Contemporary red half calf, red cloth sides, raised bands, titles and decorations to compartments gilt, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Engraved frontispieces and plates. A few volumes with the original cloth mounted and bound in at the end. Bookplate of D. M. Coffin to front pastedown of each volume. Spines slightly sunned, extremities occasional light spotting to edges and margins of text blocks. An excellent set. A handsomely bound set of Zola's works.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        STRAY LEAVES FROM STRANGE LITERATURE. Stories reconstructed from the Anvari-Sohe

      London [1884], Kegan. Red cloth, gold stampings, teg., 225p.. some faint spotts to the covers, else clean, solid copy.. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. See Perkins p.5-6. QUITE RARE. Clear expository essay on the religious & intellectual traditions of man. Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

      [Bookseller: Rare Oriental Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        History of the County of Peterborough, Ontario

      C. Blackett Robinson, Toronto 1884 - viii, 783 p. 23 cm. 13 full-page engraved portraits. Fold-out map of Haliburton County. Rebound in full leather with new endpapers. Ink signature and tape on leaf before title. Repairs to edge of vii. causing discolouration to p. 1. Tape repair at bottom of p. 643 affects p. 642. Some thumbing and small stains. Occasional school ink stamps. Small tears at bottom of p. vii, chipped edge on p. 85. Tear in bottom of map. Title continues: "Containing a History of the County; History of Haliburton County; Their Townships, Towns, Schools, Churches, Etc.,; General and Local Statistics; Biographical Sketches; and an Outline History of the Dominion of Canada, Etc., Etc." Peterborough County was part of the District of Colborne, founded in 1838, but which became the County of Peterborough in 1850. In 1862, the larger county was redivided into Haliburton County, Peterborough County, and Victoria County (now the City of Kawartha Lakes).This early history contains: a brief history of Canada and the Canadian people; the County and Town of Peterborough; townships of Peterborough; County of Haliburton; biographies of local men in each township. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A NEW SECTIONAL MAP OF SEVEN COUNTIES IN THE ARKANSAS VALLEY OF KANSAS, SHOWING SOLD AND UNSOLD FARMING, IRRIGABLE, AND GRAZING LANDS WITHIN THE LAND GRANT OF THE ATCHISON, TOPEKA & SANTA FE RAILROAD Co

      [N.p., but possibly Topeka, 1884. Minor dust soiling, one small fold separation, a couple of long repaired tears, several tape repairs to edges. Good. Sectional map and promotional brochure for the Arkansas Valley of Kansas, advertising land for sale by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad. The map shows the rail line from Ellinwood to Cimarron, passing through the Fort Larned Indian reservation and Dodge City, with sold and unsold lands marked accordingly, encompassing parts of Barton, Stafford, Rush, Pawnee, Edwards, Hodgeman and Ford Counties. The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad broke ground in October 1868, working its way westward and promoting land sales along the route. The brochure portion, on the verso of the map, promotes Kansas as an ideal area for the raising of sheep and cattle, with details on the soil and rainfall and a brief description of each county and the terms of sale for the land grant. No copies located in OCLC, but there is a copy at Yale.

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        Mission Des Juifs

      CALMANN LEVY, PARIGI 1884 - ITA

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1884 - 1884 Original Paperback Wisden No Restoration

      1884. Hi, I recently purchased a set of Wisdens and the first 50 of the run were in a suitcase that had not been opened for over 50 years. This lot is an 1884 Original Paperback Wisden. It has the Original Spine Paper without any Restoration. It is in Very Good Condition for the year. The spine paper is excellent, just some wear to the ends and to the side. The book is very tightly bound, the covers have some darkness to them, mainly in the middle of the front cover. Internally it is very nice and clean and hasn't been opened for a while. Spotting to page block but not much at all inside the book. Some rounding off on the corners of the covers and first couple of pages. No restoration.

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        La Syrie aujourd'hui. Voyages dans la Phénice, le Liban et la Judée 1875 - 1880

      1884 - (4), 675, (1) pages et 1 Paris, Librairie Hachette, 1884, in-4, (4), 675, (1) pages et 1 grande carte dépliante, percaline rouge de l'éditeur orné d'un décor or et noir de Souze, dos lisse orné, tranches dorées, Première édition de ce bel ouvrage sur la Syrie illustré de 364 gravures en noir dans le texte, dont de nombreuses figurent en pleine page, d'après des dessins de l'auteur ou des dessins réalisés à partir de photographies. L'illustration est donc d'une grande justesse et d’une grande véracité documentaire. En fin de volume, une très grande carte en couleur de la Syrie. Très bel exemplaire. Intérieur propre. Carte un peu déchirée, sans manque. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph: Eigenhändiger Brief mit Ort, Datum und Unterschrift \"... (Ort?), 7. Juli 1884\". An Obermeister Schäfer, Dresden.

      1884. 4°. [21 : 27 cm]. 1 Blatt, auf Karton montiert und mit Hinterglasrahmung. Ein sehr gut erhaltenes, sauberes Exemplar.Versand D: 4,70 EUR Autographie, Geschichte / History / Histoire, Politik

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1884 - 1884 Original Paperback Wisden.

      1884. Hi, This lot is an 1884 Original Paperback Wisden. It has had the Original Spine Paper touched up but otherwise a very nice example of an old book. The book is very tightly bound, the covers have some marks and small 1/2 inch tear repaired to the rear cover and tiny amount to the corners. Internally nice and clean , very white and hardly any spotting.

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        Die Umgebung der Residenzstadt Karlsruhe. Ein Beitrag zur Vaterlandskunde mit 47 Originalaufnahmen in 8 Erinnerungsblättern und einer Karte der Umgebung von Karlsruhe.

      Karlsruhe, Friedrich Gutsch, 1884 - 29 x 23,5 cm (unbeschnitten). 4 Blatt, 126 Seiten. 1 große Faltkarte mit Panorama und 9 lithographierte Tafeln mit Ansichten (7 gefaltet). *Das Korrekturexemplar bzw. Umbruchexemplar des Verfassers, auf der ersten Seite oben handschriftlich als "Korrekturexemplar" bezeichnet und unten mit "Naeher" signiert. Etliche Seiten mit kleineren Rand- oder Textkorrekturen in roter Tinte. Seitenzahl und Layout sowie Teile des Textes hier noch leicht abweichend zur endgültigen Druckfassung. Auch der Text und das Vorwort wurden in der Druckfassung (124 Seiten) an einigen Stellen gekürzt. Ferner endet die Druckfassung auf Seite 124 bei der Beschreibung von Bickesheim, in der vorliegenden Korrekturfassung folgt noch eine ausführliche Beschreibung von Mühlberg. Die Tafeln sind numeriert von 1-8, als Tafel 5 sind 2 Blätter "5" und "5a" enthalten sowie noch die Faltkarte im Format von 52 x 41 cm. Die Karte enthält am Oberrand ein "Panorama des Vogesen- und Hardgebirges". - Durchgehend leicht gebräunt. Das letzte (leere) Blatt enthält mehrere Zeitungsausschnitte bzw. zeitgenössische Rezensionen dieses Werkes. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        VOYAGE EN ESPAGNE

      - Tours, [1884]. Folio m., 399 p., numerosas ilustraciones en b/n entre el texto y a toda plana de V. Foulquier. Encuadernación tela editorial roja con bonitos mosaicos taurinos dorados y negros en el plano. Cortes dorados. - Bonitas capitulares al comienzo de cada capítulo con amplios márgenes. En el capítulo V se relatan corridas de toros. Ejemplar limpísimo. Pais Vasco-Zaragoza-Madrid-Andalucía-Aranjuez-Escorial-Ávila. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        By Sou' West Spit

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1884. Colour-printed lithograph, removed from mount, very fine condition. Frederic Cozzens was one of America's greatest marine artists. Like nearly every other great marine artist, he was thoroughly acquainted with every aspect of ship construction and the art of sailing. He is best known for his paintings of great American yachts of the latter half of the 19th century, which were commissioned by many of New York's leading yachtsmen. In 1884, he expanded his audience by making a series of lithographs of his paintings. The first and most brilliant series was American Yachts, Their Clubs and Races from which this print comes. By Sou' West Spit depicts "an excursion of the fleet on Decoration Day showing Class D and Class E sloops and schooners. These include Roamer, Crocodile, Clytie, Grayling and Fanita . One of the most popular races for cabin yachts began at an imaginary line between club steamer and Fort Wadsworth, went to Buoy Number Ten on the South West Spit, thence and around Buoy Number Eight and a Half thence to and around Sandy Hook lightship and returned over the same course. It was a thirty-seven mile run of good, inside yachting work." (Jacobsen , page 79) Jacobsen, Frederic Cozzens. Marine Painter , New York: 1982.

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        Mr. Winnecke's Explorations During 1883

      C.E. Bristow, Government Printer, August, Adelaide 1884 - Foolscap folio, 16 pp., large folding map measuring 1240 x 825 mm. (closed tear now expertly repaired), a fine copy in polished half calf by Sangorski with crimson morocco label and gilt lettering. Scarce report commissioned by the South Australian parliament, here accompanied with the large desirable map of the arid interior at the juncture of the Queensland, South Australia and the Northern Territory.The map is captioned "Plan Shewing Explorations made by Mr. Winnecke". At well over a square metre in size, its scale and detail is an impressive testament to the skill of the lithographic printers employed by the Surveyor General's Office in Adelaide. Details of geographical features, routes, water sources and the like are printed in black, while the vast parallel dune system running southwards from the Northern Territory is lithographed in sepia, so capturing the enormity of this landscape. As is often the case with parliamentary publications of this nature, the cost of printing is provided below the drop title and shows that production of this map exceeded £37, a considerable sum at the time.Charles Winnecke (1856-1902) entered the South Australian survey department in 1873, and is best remembered as leader of the Horn scientific expedition of 1894. This report publishes his journey commencing in late July 1883, a privately funded expedition equipped with camels seeking viable pasture around the Queensland border. 'The expedition, which started at the Sandringham homestead and finished at Palparara, crossed vast waterless tracts of the eastern and northeastern Simpson Desert, at one time travelling more than 440 kilometres over high sandhills without finding water. The expedition achieved little, save only to confirm that no viable pastoral land existed in the region.'Winnecke collected plants of interest during his journey and the final two pages of this report comprise a list prepared by Baron von Mueller. As a result of this expedition and similar forays in following years, Winnecke was awarded membership of the Royal Geographical Society. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Souvenirblatt, Gesamtans., umgeben von 22 Randansichten, "Eschwege aufgenommen vom Mühlhaus'schen Felsenkeller".

      - Lithographie n. Röblling, dat. 1884, 38,5 x 41 Seltenes Souvenirblatt. - Die Randansichten zeigen Altstädter Kirche, Siechenhaus, Brücke, Schloß, Synagoge, Mühle, Neustädter Kirche, Assessors Garten, der Lieberknecht'sche Felsenkeller, Hospital, Dünzebacher Tor, Friedrich Wilhelm, Realschule, Leuchtbergshalle, der Stadtbau, Germania (-denkmal), Marktplatz, Kasierl. Postamt, Knaben- und Mädchenschule, Bahnhof, Clausturm, Mühlhauser Felsenkeller, Landkrankenhaus.

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        Journals of Australian Explorations

      Brisbane, James C. Beal, Government Printer, 1884 - Octavo, [iv], 210 pages. Original blind-stamped dark green textured cloth lettered in gilt on the front cover; endpapers, initial blank leaf and title leaf (plus two blank leaves at the rear) moderately foxed, with minimal light scattered foxing to a few margins elsewhere; small and trifling paper flaw to one page; an excellent copy (for all intents and purposes, basically uncirculated). Ferguson 10075 (calling in error for illustrations); Wantrup 190a; McLaren 9271 and 9272. Explorations in the 'Western, Northern and Central portions of Australia' between 1846 and 1858; the first collected edition. Use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability.

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        Ramona

      1884 - JACKSON, Helen H[unt]. Ramona. A Story. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1884. Octavo, original gilt-stamped green cloth, floral-patterned endpapers. $1600.First edition of Jackson’s most popular novel, a landmark work set in Southern California that is the “first novel about the the region ever published,” in original gilt-stamped cloth.Helen Hunt Jackson’s “dedication to the cause of justice for Indian tribes resulted in a well-researched exposé of Indian mistreatment published in 1881 as A Century of Dishonor.” When this and other of “her nonfiction writings did not initiate the reforms that Jackson sought, she said of Ramona, ‘I am going to write a novel, in which will be set forth some Indian experiences in a way to move people’s hearts” (ANB). To writer Michael Dorris, Jackson “incorporated in her own work not only the Southern California locales of her recent experience, but many of the names, events, and specific occurrences she had witnessed and heard about… much of the crucial action in Ramona was taken whole from real life” (Introduction, Ramona). “The novel’s literary presence can still be felt…. Ramona has also taken an important place in the literary history of Southern California [as] the first novel about the region ever published… Jackson created the first figures in a long line of… heroes who populate the later Southern California fiction of writers as diverse as Nathanael West, Evelyn Waugh, Thomas Pynchon and Joan Didion” (Phillips, Helen Hunt Jackson, 3). Less than a year after Ramona’s publication, Jackson died in San Francisco. With four pages of rear advertisements. Without original dust jacket, rarely found. BAL 10456. Text generally fine with only tiny bit of margin loss to one leaf (27) not affecting text, cloth-gilt lovely. A highly desirable near-fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sandy Hook to the Needles

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1884. Colour-printed lithograph, mounted on card. Very good condition apart from a few small brown spots in the lower left and right sides of the image. Frederic Cozzens was one of America's greatest marine artists. Like nearly every other great marine artist, he was thoroughly acquainted with every aspect of ship construction and the art of sailing. He is best known for his paintings of great American yachts of the latter half of the 19th century, which were commissioned by many of New York's leading yachtsmen. In 1884, he expanded his audience by making a series of lithographs of his paintings. The first and most brilliant series was American Yachts, Their Clubs and Races from which this print comes. Sandy Hook to the Needles depicts an exhilarating moment at the beginning of the great race across the Atlantic Ocean to the Needles on the coast of England. It pictures three of the participating yachts, the Fleetwing , Henrietta , and Vesta , racing head to head after having recently embarked from the starting point at Sandy Hook, which is visible in the right distance, on a Tuesday, December 1866. Jacobsen, Frederic Cozzens. Marine Painter , New York: 1982.

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        A Breezy Day, Outside

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1884. Colour-printed lithograph, removed from the original mount, very fine condition. Frederic Cozzens was one of America's greatest marine artists. Like nearly every other great marine artist, he was thoroughly acquainted with every aspect of ship construction and the art of sailing. He is best known for his paintings of great American yachts of the latter half of the 19th century, which were commissioned by many of New York's leading yachtsmen. In 1884, he expanded his audience by making a series of lithographs of his paintings. The first and most brilliant series was American Yachts, Their Clubs and Races from which this print comes. A Breezy Day, Outside depicts, from left to right, the schooners Columbia, Sappho and Palmer. Columbia was built by Van Deysen in 1871, Palmer built by Byerly and Sons in 1865 and the most noteworthy, Sappho built by Poillon Brothers in 1867. The schooner Sappho famously made a run of 318 miles in sixteen days, three hours and twenty six minutes, one of her four victories in international races. Jacobsen , Frederic Cozzens. Marine Painter , New York: 1982.

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        Off Brenton's Reef

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1884. Colour-printed lithograph, removed from original mount, very fine condition. Frederic Cozzens was one of America's greatest marine artists. Like nearly every other great marine artist, he was thoroughly acquainted with every aspect of ship construction and the art of sailing. He is best known for his paintings of great American yachts of the latter half of the 19th century, which were was commissioned by many of New York's leading yachtsmen. In 1884, he expanded his audience by making a series of lithographs of his paintings. The first and most brilliant series was American Yachts, Their Clubs and Races from which this print comes. Off Brenton's Reef shows three New York cutters, from right to left: Oriva , Wenonah and Ileen . They were built by Piepgrass in 1881, 1882 and 1883, respectively. Jacobsen, Frederic Cozzens. Marine Painter , New York: 1982.

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        The Novels. The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle, Vols I & II; The Expedition of Humphry Clinker; The Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves and The History and Adventures of an Atom; The Adventures of Roderick Random; The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom. 6 volumes complete

      London: George Routledge and Sons 1884. Complete set of six volumes. This is copy no. 269 of the large paper edition, limited to 350 copies. Half vellum over marbled boards. Gilt panels to spines with leather title labels. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Edges uncut. Minor marks to vellum. Attractive bookplate to front pastedowns. Foxing to prelims. A VG set. . Very Good. Half Vellum. Limited Edition. 1884. Small 4to..

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        The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyers Comrade). Scene: The Mississippi Valley. Time Forty to Fifty Years Ago. With 174 Illustrations.

      London, Chatto & Windus 1884. - 8°, XVI, 438 S., 1 Bl., 32 S. Verlagswerbung, Illustriertes Orig.-Leinen in Rot und Schwarz, vergold. Rücken- und Deckeltitel, Einband leicht berieben, Rückendeckel mit Wasserschaden im unteren Drittel, Erste Ausgabe, erschien einige Monate vor der US-Amerikanischen (Verlagswerbung datiert October 1884). - Johnson, 43, [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        EMIGRANT FARES FROM NEW YORK ADOPTED MAY 1, 1884...

      Albany [NY]: Weed Parsons & Co., n.d. [1884]. Black lettered buff paperwraps. Narrow 12mo.; 78, (2) pp. Some soiling to wrappers; small chips to margins of front wrapper and first page of text archivally repaired. Rates per adult, plus cost for excess baggage given, for destinations from New York to various locations across the country. One final page gives rates from San Francisco to "Prominent Pacific Coast and Columbia River Points," via steamer lines. No listings on OCLC.

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        Plantae Davidianae ex sinarum imperio

      1884 - 2 volumes grand in-4, 390 + Paris, G. Masson, 1884-1888, , 2 volumes grand in-4, 390 + 334 pages, 44 planches en lithographie, dont une double en couleurs, demi-basane vert bouteille à coins, dos à faux nerfs et fleuronné, Bel ouvrage, d'une grande rareté, en deux tomes : le premier sur les plantes de Mongolie, du nord et du centre de la Chine, avec 27 planches ; le second sur les plantes du Tibet oriental, province de Moupine (Muping), avec 17 planches. C'est la première édition en librairie, après la parution dans les Nouvelles archives du Muséum d'histoire naturelle entre 1883 et 1887-1888 (2e série, tome V à X) et le second tirage des planches, dont une belle planche double en couleurs figurant la fleur du davidia involucrata, autrement connu sous le nom d' "arbre aux mouchoirs". En 1880, Adrien Franchet (1834-1900) se voit confier la collation et l'étude de l'importante collection botanique du missionnaire lazariste l'abbé Armand David (1826-1900), éminent botaniste et zoologiste, conservée dans l'Herbier du Muséum. L'abbé David poussa, plus qu'aucun homme avant lui, ses investigations dans les provinces reculées de l'empire chinois ; c'est à lui que l'Occident doit sa connaissance du panda géant. Il collecta également, pour le compte du Muséum, plus de 1500 espèces et il écrivit trois relations de voyage comportant d'intéressantes observations botaniques. De nombreuses plantes qu'il découvrit, à l'instar de celles du genre davidia auquel appartient l'arbre aux mouchoirs, ont été nommées en son hommage. Nissen (BBI) n° 646. Le texte et les planches sont d'une belle fraîcheur. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les sonnets du docteur. Un des 25 exemplaires de tete sur Japon Imperial.

      Paris: Chez la plupart des libraires 1884. Gr.-8°. 48 S. Orig.-Halbmaroquin mit floraler Rückenvergoldung. Wenig bekannte erste Ausgabe des berühmten Werks . Anonym erschienen. Exemplar Nr . 13 von nur 25 Exemplaren auf Kaiserlich-Japan ( Gesamtauflage 350 Expl. ). Rücken etwas ausgeblichen, sonst schönes Exemplar. Mit sehr schöner floraler Rückenvergoldung ( rote Rosen ) . Demi-maroquin à coins. Edition originale, peu connue, illustrée d‘un facsimile de lettre de Charles Monselet sur papier de chine, et de deux eaux-fortes , dont un frontispice de G. Clairin et une planche non-signée, mais de Felicien Rops. Numero 13 des 25 exemplaires sur Japon Impérial. Bel état ! Très rare. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Bibliophilie, Medizin

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        HISTORY OF IDAHO TERRITORY SHOWING ITS RESOURCES AND ADVANTAGES; WITH ILLUSTRATIONS DESCRIPTIVE OF ITS SCENERY, RESIDENCES, FARMS, MINES, MILLS, HOTELS, BUSINESS HOUSES, SCHOOLS, CHURCHES, &c

      San Francisco, 1884. Folio. Contemporary half sheep and publisher's cloth, tooled in blind and gilt. Boards scuffed and stained. Top edge lightly dampstained, minor scattered foxing. About very good. The first "full-scale history of Idaho" (Howes). This work contains illustrations of Idaho Territory's prominent citizens and their homes, including many specific ranches and farms; many of the buildings in Boise as well as street-scenes and views of other towns; mines, mills, and other industries of the territory; and a map of the territory with an inset of Old Faithful Geyser. The frontispiece is a view of Shoshone Falls on the Snake River. The introductory remarks indicate that the text has been divided into twenty-six sections for easy reference, including a history of the Northwest Territory; missionaries and immigration; a description of Idaho Territory's physical features, climate, soils, and natural resources; the "state of society in the Territory," biographical sketches of prominent citizens, and public schools; the native peoples and animals; and "miscellaneous historical matters." In the section entitled "Primitive Inhabitants," the native tribes of the area are listed, with a brief description of each: "The Pend d'Oreilles are peaceable, industrious, and, in the main, self-supporting. Many of them have adopted the dress, and, in a measure, the customs and habits of civilized people....The Kootenay's are an indolent, thriftless people, too cowardly to fight, too indolent to work, and many of them too lazy to hunt....The Shoshones are well supplied with good horses, and warmly and decently clad, with the single exception, dirt." And so forth. There is an extensive section on the Nez Perce, encompassing the Nez Perce War and efforts to relocate the tribe to a reservation. This work contains a remarkable group of lithographs illustrating ranches, houses, and properties in the Territory, making it a tremendous visual resource for the American West.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        CARTA-GUIDA D’ITALIA ORO-IDROGRAFICA. Amministrativa e giudiziaria. Colla distinzione del Servizio Telegrafico, Indicazione degli Uffici Postali e della nuova Circoscrizione Militare Territoriale. Disegnata e compilata da G. Olivier.

      Milano, Olivier, 1884. Grande e bella carta geografica dell?'Italia, litografata a colori, suddivisa in 4 fogli (di mm. 800x636 cad.), montati su tela. Ogni foglio è suddiviso in 8 riquadri. Esemplare ben conservato.

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        RECOLLECTIONS OF CALIFORNIA MINING LIFE PRIMITIVE PLACERS AND THE FIRST IMPORTANT DISCOVERY OF GOLD THE PIONEERS OF THE PIONEERS - THEIR FORTUNE AND THEIR FATE WRITTEN FOR THE MINING AND SCIENTIFIC PRESS

      San Francisco, 1884. Original pictorial wrappers. Wrappers lightly worn and lightly soiled. Two brief notes on verso of front wrapper (one in pencil, one in ink). Very clean internally. About very good overall. Henry DeGroot was a journalist with the NEW YORK TRIBUNE when he was sent to report on the gold discoveries in 1848. Rather than giving a personal account of his own experiences, however, DeGroot presents a very useful history of gold discoveries in California in 1848 and 1849. Other sections consider why John Fremont failed to discover gold earlier in the 1840s, and why many of the early pioneers failed to attain wealth. The illustrations are by the great Gold Rush artist, Charles Nahl. The front wrapper shows a miner panning for gold, and the rear wrapper illustrates a quartz mill. Other illustrations show Sutter's Mill and other mining camps, as well as various mining methods.

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        The Book of the Sword

      Chatto & Windus, London 1884 - Large Octavo. 299pp., illustrated by Joseph Grego. Burton writes" From days immemorial the Queen of Weapons, a creator as well as a destroyer, carved out history, formed the nations, and shaped the world" The history of the sword from its birth to it progression, geographically and chronologically. Burton had planned at least one other volume maybe two to follow but left behind only his manuscripts. Bound in gray pictorial cloth depicting crossed swords and decorations in brown, pictorial gilt spine lettered in gilt, spine ends rubbed, corners rubbed, one rubbed though, black coated endpapers, bookseller's ticket partially worn away on front pastedown. spine darkened, some soiling, hinges fine. A very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THE MODERN HIGH EXPLOSIVES

      New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1884. Hardcover. Very Good; period half morocco and marbled boards; spine lettered in gilt, marbled enpapers; scuffing to joints, spine ribs and extremities; front free endpaper creased with inscription on verso dated Belleville 1935. 8.75 x 5.5 x 1.5 inches. Rather scarce first edition of this classic treatise on high explosives. Subtitled, Nitro-glycerine and dynamite: their manufacture, their use, and their application to mining and military engineering; pyroxyline, or gun-cotton; the fulminates, picrates, and chlorates. Also the chemistry and analysis of the elementary bodies which enter into the manufacture of the principal nitro-compounds; xi, [1], 395 + 9 ad pp.

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        The Historical and the Posthumous Memoirs of Sir Nathaniel William Wraxall 1772-1784

      London: Bickers and Son 1884 - Bickers & Son, London, 1884. 229 x 149 mm (9 x 5 7/8"). Five volumes. Edited by Henry B. Wheatley. Pleasing contemporary dark plum half morocco over marbled boards by Riviere and Son (stamp-signed on verso of front free endpaper), raised bands, spines gilt in compartments with delicate fleuron centrepiece, gilt titles, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. With 14 engraved portraits. Front pastedown with bookplate of Sir Tresham Lever Bt. Front top joint of volume 1 is cracking but holding very well, the corners are bumped otherwise quite an excellent set, the text fresh and clean, with few signs of use, a little foxing and the attractive bindings with no significant wear. This is a well-bound set of the scandalous memoirs of Sir Nathaniel Wraxall (1751-1831), a traveller, diplomat, Member of Parliament, and inveterate gossip. His "Historical Memoirs of my Own Time, from 1772 to 1784" was first published in 1815, but quickly had to be revised and reissued due to tiresome lawsuits for libel. Critics were unanimous in their disapproval, calling the work "pompous gossip and inflated trash" (Quarterly Review), a "union of nastiness and obscenity" (Edinburgh Review), and "outrageous and unnecessary indecency." (British Critic). Needless to say, the public loved it. Although he seemed to enjoy the furore he created, and bragged that "never, I believe, did any literary work procure for its author a more numerous list of powerful and inveterate enemies," Wraxall decided to publish the remaining part of his memoirs posthumously, when he would be beyond the reach of nasty litigation. The posthumous memoirs appeared in 1836, this time to critical acclaim, with the "Gentleman's Magazine" declaring that the work "will not be considered as one of the ephemeral productions of the day, but . . . Will be consulted by those who wish to obtain information relative to one of the most eventful and interesting periods of English history." The contributions to the world of letters by the bibliographer, editor, and antiquarian Henry Wheatley, (1838-1917) were substantial. Besides being a prolific literary editor, Wheatley published works on topography, library management, bibliographies, bookbinding, and the English dictionary, among other topics. The attractive binding is by Riviere, considered one of the foremost names in English binding partly because the firm did consistently fine work and partly because it was so long in business. Robert Riviere began as a bookseller and binder in Bath in 1829, then set up shop as a binder in London in 1840; in 1881, he took his grandson Percival Calkin into partnership, at which time the firm became known (as here) as Riviere & Son, and the bindery continued to do business until 1939. In the early part of the 20th century, an intense rivalry between Riviere and Sangorski & Sutcliffe developed, and collectors have reaped immense dividends ever since in the form of more and more elaborate work that was not infrequently of breathtaking beauty. Condition Report Externally Spine – Good condition Joints – Good condition – top joint of first volume is cracking but holding well Corners – Good condition slightly bumped Boards – Good condition Page edges – Good condition, top edge gilt. See above and photos Internally Hinges – Good condition strong and showing no signs of cracking – internal hinge (after the end papers) is cracking to some volumes but they are holding very well Front paste down – Good condition with book plates of Sir Tresham Lever Bt Front free end paper – Good condition Title – Good condition Pages – Good condition with some foxing throughout Illustrations – Black and White plates to the volumes See photos [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Butterflies of Europe: Rhopalocera Europae

      Reeve, London 1884 - viii, 396, xii, 82 colour plates. large-8vo. HB. Large-8vo, full red morocco, gilt tooling to borders and spine, gilt inner dentelles, raised bands to spine, aeg, marbled end-papers; some rubbing and a little wear to joints, edges and corners; small hole to bottom of rear joint, neat cloth reinforcement to inner hinges; some foxing to prelims and marginal foxing to plates. 82 fine chromolithographic plates by West, Newman & Co. An attractive copy. . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: PEMBERLEY NATURAL HISTORY BOOKS BA]
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        RANGERS AND PIONEERS OF TEXAS. WITH A CONCISE ACCOUNT OF THE EARLY SETTLEMENTS, HARDSHIPS, MASSACRES, BATTLES, AND WARS, BY WHICH TEXAS WAS RESCUED FROM THE RULE OF THE SAVAGE AND CONSECRATED TO THE EMPIRE OF CIVILIZATION

      San Antonio: Shepard Bros. & Co., 1884.. [2],411pp., including in-text illustrations. Original blindstamped red cloth, spine gilt. Cloth heavily rubbed, worn at edges and spine ends, hinges weak. Previous owner's name in pencil on verso of final text page: "George Sellers, Centre Point, Texas." Lacks front and rear endpapers. Occasional scattered foxing. A good copy. In a cloth chemise and half morocco slipcase, spine gilt. One of the rarest and best accounts of pioneer days in Texas, described by Edward Eberstadt as "one of the most important and authentic accounts of the Indians Wars in Texas." Sowell wrote the book while still in his mid- thirties, and so his was one of the first primary accounts to be published. The first section of the book collects Indian affrays as recounted to Sowell by various pioneers. The second section relates the adventures of the author's family in Texas during the 1830s and '40s, with much interesting material concerning the Texas Revolution and the republic period. The final section contains Sowell's vital personal narrative of experiences during the Wichita Campaign of 1870-71. A Texas rarity of prime importance. BASIC TEXAS BOOKS 192. RAINES, p.193. HOWES S801. GRAFF 3909. DOBIE, pp.58,60.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Atlas der menschlichen und tierischen Haare sowie der ähnlichen Fasergebilde. Für die Bedürfnisse der Staatsarzneikunde , des Handels, der Technik und der Landwirtschaft hrsg. von J. Grimm.

      (Schauenburg),, Lahr 1884 - Lahr (Schauenburg), 1884. Quer Gr. 4. 195, IV S. + 12 Bildtafeln OHLn Titelseite mit Eckabschitt ohne Textverlust. EA von allergrößter Seltenheit. Sprache: deutsch Titelseite mit Eckabschitt ohne Textverlust. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        History of the Class of Seventy-Nine At the U.S. Military Academy West Point, N.Y.

      New York G.P. Putnam's Sons 1884 - "History of the Class of Seventy-Nine" With Eight Mounted Military Photographs ABBOT, Frederic V. History of the Class of Seventy-Nine. At the U.S. Military Academy West Point, N.Y. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1884. First edition. Quarto. 217 pp. Full maroon cloth, gilt-stamped on front cover and spine. With 8 sepia tone photographs mounted on hard stock paper. Top edge gilt. "Chas H. Grierson U.S. Army" stamped on front paste-down. Spine sunned, edges bumped and covers rubbed. A few plates loose but still in tact. A very good copy with early military photographs. HBS 66611. $1,000 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heritage Book Shop, ABAA]
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        Aquarelle originale représentant le Pont Suspendu de Rouen.

      - Aquarelle sur papier fort, signée en bas à droite, datée et située en bas à gauche (1884), 33,5 x 24 cm. Petite restauration de papier angulaire (3 x 2 cm). Belle aquarelle vue de la rive gauche avec le quai animé de manutentionnaires, le Pont Suspendu qui disparait dans la fumée des bâteaux à vapeur et la flêche de la cathédrale que l'on devine en arrière-plan. A quai un voilier décharge ses tonneaux. Ce pont fut inauguré le 31 août 1836, il était payant, deux sous et comptabilisait 10 000 passages par jour ! Il fut détruit en 1884, année de notre aquarelle. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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