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        Renée Mauperin

      Paris: Charpentier et Cie, 1884. One of 25 copies numbered 21-50, this being no. 39 (total edition 550 copies) with the plates in two states: before numbers signed in pencil, and after numbers with the artist's red paraph. Édition ornée de dix compositions à l'eau-forte. Illustrated with 10 etched plates by James Tissot. 1 vols. 12mo. Three quarter brown morocco and marbled boards, t.e.g. Very slight sunning to edges, one small dampstain to blank corner of frontispiece; overall, a fine copy. One of 25, with 10 Signed Plates by Tissot James-Jacques Tissot's "reputation as a painter is reflected in the enhanced standing of his etchings. He is remembered as an illustrator chiefly by his designs for this novel of French society which the Goncourts had written in 1864. His interest derived from the parallel which he discerned between the slow decline of its heroine and that of Kathleen Newton, the woman with whom he lived ?" (Ray).

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        Eigenh. musikalisches Albumblatt mit U.

      London, 7. April 1884.. 1 S.. Zwei Takte aus Bachs "Largo Ma Non Tanto" (Doppelkonzert d-moll BWV 1043 für zwei Violinen und Orchester). - Im Mittelfalz sowie am oberen Rand gering fleckig.

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        Pompeji, Via di Nola.

      1884. Aquarell über Bleistift, auf bräunlichem Velin, links unten signiert und datiert "AKips 84", verso bezeichnet "Pompei". 22:30 cm. Auf beigefügtem altem Untersatz mit roter Tusche bezeichnet "Reg. VII. INS.IV. Decvmanus Major. Via di Noja.".. Nach dem Besuch der Lehranstalt des Kunstgewerbemuseums in Berlin, setzte er seine Ausbildung bei dem Historienmaler E.J. Schaller (1841-1887) fort. Er führte zuerst dekorative Malereien in Schlössern und Privathäusern aus. Studienreisen durch Italien, Griechenland und Kleinasien folgten von 1883-1885. Ein Panorama von Pergamon, das er zusammen mit M.F. Koch (1859-1930) gemalt hatte, stellte er neben seinen aquarellierten Landschaft- und Architekturstudien 1886 auf der Gr. Berliner Kunstausstellung aus. Die Nachbildungen pompejanischer Wandmalereien, die vom Berliner Kunstgewerbemuseum erworben wurden, brachten ihm den Ruf an die Berliner Porzellanmanufaktur ein, wo er bis zu seinem Rücktritt 1908 als künstlerischer Leiter wirkte. 1893 folgte eine weitere Reise nach Italien. Kips Spezialgebiet war die Porzellanfliesenmalerei in ihrer Verwendung als Wanddekoration. Bis zu seinem Tod 1910 beschickte er erfolgreich zahlreiche Ausstellungen und ist heute mit Landschaftsaquarellen in mehreren deutschen Museen vertreten.

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        Hand-Atlas über alle Theile der Erde. Neu bearbeitet von F(riedrich) Handtke. 7. Auflage.

      Glogau, Flemming, 1884.. Titel mit Inhaltsverzeichnis. Mit 104 lithographierten und meist grenzkolorierten Karten. Gr.-Fol. (48 x 40 cm). Original-Halbleder mit Deckeltitel.. Die große Ausgabe (gegenüber den Ausgaben mit 25 bzw. 65 Karten) des für seine detaillierten Deutschland-Karten bekannten Atlasses. "In today's market, the Sohr-Berghaus atlas is offered much less often than either the Stieler or the Andree. But it contained a series of maps of Germany and southern Europe, including the Black Seas, which makes it of special interest to the collector" (Espenhorst 529). - Das vorliegende Exemplar zusätzlich zum Inhaltsverzeichnis auf dem Titel mit einer vierteiligen Spanienkarte von A. Theinert. - Bindung gelockert, gering gebräunt, vereinzelt leicht fleckig oder außen schwach wasserrandig, die Karte "Preussischer Staat" aus der Bindung gelöst und mit Randschäden, Brandenburg und Westfalen mit Randläsuren, sonst nur wenige minimale Randeinrisse. Der Einband stärker beschabt, Deckelbezüge blasig, Rücken lädiert. - Insgesamt ordentliches, plano gebundenes Exemplar einer wenig häufigen Auflage. *Espenhorst, Handatlanten, 7.3c (S. 226). Espenhorst, Petermann's Planet, I, 539.

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        Le Figaro. Supplement du dimanche. L'Expedition du Tonkin racontee par les Chinois.

      Samedi 28 juin 1884,. 64 x 87 cm, double page originale du supplement de 'Le Figaro' reproduisant deux grandes gravures chinoises coloriees a la main, texte en francais et chinois, 2 feuilles montees sur toile,. L'Expedition du Tonkin etait une operation militaire francaise operee sous la Troisieme Republique et qui donne lieu a la guerre franco-chinoise. Elle a provoque en mars 1885 la chute du cabinet de Jules Ferry, attaque par la droite monarchiste et l'extreme-gauche radicale, Clemenceau en tete.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        Adolf Stieler's Handatlas über alle Theile der Erde und über das Weltgebäude. 95 Karten.

      Justus Perthes, Gotha - ( Ohne Erscheinungsjahr - wohl um 1884 erschienen laut Druckvermerk etlicher Karten mit Hinweis *Entworfen und gezeichnet von Hermann Berghaus 1867. Neu bearbeitet 1883. Revidiert 1884. ) Mit doppelblattgroßem gestochenem Titelblatt ( das in der Zählung der 95 Karten enthalten ist ), 2 n.n. Blätter ( Inhaltsverzeichnis ), 8 Seiten ( Vorbemerkungen ) sowie 95 doppelblattgroßen grenzkolorierten Stahlstichkarten, schlichter schwarzer Ohldr mit goldgeprägtem schmalen Einbandrücken, Folio ( 39,5 x 26,5 cm ). Einband gering fleckig, leicht berieben, Kanten teils etwas bstoßen. Innen Seiten bzw. Karten teils gering fingerfleckig, teils etwas stockfleckig ( wenige Karten oder Blätter etwas stärker, meist aber nur am weißen Außenrand. ), Die Karte Nr. 38 *Spanien und Portugral* mit kleinen Randnotizen ( Angabe dortiger Städte ) im weißen Außenrand Insgesamt guter Zustand. Hinten inliegendend: Zonenkarte Deutschland. M 1:2250000. Berlin Oestergaard, ca. 1945. 55 X 70 cm. Doppelblattgroße farbige Faltkarte ( neben den 4 Besatzungszonen sind auch die Zone unter russischer Verwaltung um Königsberg u. die Zone unter polnischer Verwaltung eingezeichnet ), Die Karte etwas angeknickt mit einem Einriß von 10 cm am linken Außenrand, ansonsten gut erhalten. ( Gewicht 3600 Gramm )( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Volcans

      1884. BOSCOWITZ, Arnold. Les Volcans. XII, 492 pp. Illustrated with 100 wood engravings. 4to. Publisher's illustrated cloth. Paris: Paul Ducrocq, 1884. |~||~||~||~| A spectacular French publisher's binding, typical of those being produced at the end of the nineteenth century. This is a comprehensive and well illustrated study of all aspects of volcanoes. Almost impossible to find in such fine condition.

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        Troja: Results of the Latest Researches and Discoveries on the Site of Homer's Troy, and in the Heroic Tumuli and Other Sites, Made in the Year 1882; and a Narrative of a Journey in the Troad in 1881.

      John Murray, London 1884 - xl, 434pp. Original green pictorial cloth stamped in gold on the front panel and the spine panel, top edge gilt, others uncut. Dark green endpapers. With one hundred and fifty woodcut illustrations, map of the Troad, foldout map of Troas, foldout plan in color of the Acropolis of the second city, and foldout plan of the Homeric Troy and of the later Ilium. Preface by Professor A. H. Sayce. Very mild foxing to the first few leaves and foldouts, three small stamps pasted on the front pastedown endpaper, light wear to extremities. A bright, very good+ copy. ; Large Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        PARLIAMENTARY PROCEDURE AND PRACTICE With an Introductory Account of the Origin and Growth of Parliamentary Institutions in the Dominion of Canada

      Dawson Brothers Publishers 1884 - Dedicated and Signed By Author 785 pp., red calf leather bdg. with rounded edges of boards, 5 raised bands on spine, black and gilt tooled boards & spine, gilt titling on spine, turn-ins gilt-tooled, marbled end papers, aeg. Dedicated and signed by author on fly leaf. ( shelf wear at edges, few light scratches on boards, pages lightly yellowed at edges, no foxing whatsoever, a gorgeous clean and tight book)Please contact us directly for a full description. Photo scan available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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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: Wallace W. Elliott & Co., 1884. - [9],20-304,[1]pp. plus maps and numerous unnumbered leaves of lithographs. Folio. Publisher's cloth, tooled in blind and gilt. neatly rebacked in red leather stamped in gilt. First few leaves with light wear at edges, some light soiling. Some light wear and soiling to text, a few scattered edge tears. Final advertisement leaf with one marginal loss, not affecting text. 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. HOWES I2 "aa". EBERSTADT 131:349.

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        The Bread-Winners: A Social Study

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1884. First edition, Issue w/o "The End" on p. 319. 319 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Contemporary half blue morocco, minor chipping at head of spine. Great Association Copy - Inscribed to Henry James Presentation copy to Henry James from his close friend John Hay, further signed "Henry James" by James and with his attribution of the work to Hay. "Henry James Esq. with the compliments of the Author. New York Jan 1st 1884." BAL lists the first inscribed copies as done on Jan. 1, 1884.

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        Raven, The

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1884. - "Once Upon a Midnight Dreary, While I Pondered, Weak and Weary "The First separate American and first edition illustrated by Gustave Doré Probably the Finest Example Extant in the Plain Dust Jacket and Publisher's BoxDORÉ, Gustave, Illustrator. POE, Edgar Allan. The Raven. Illustrated by Gustave Doré. With comment by Edmund C. Stedman. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1884. First separate American edition and first edition illustrated by Doré. Large folio (18 1/4 x 14 3/8 inches: 463 x 365 mm.). 14, [2], [19]-23 pp. Title-page illustration by Elihu Vedder. Twenty-six magnificent full-page plates by Gustave Doré, all but the first and last with captioned tissue-guards. Publisher's gray cloth pictorially decorated in gilt and black, spine decoratively lettered in gilt and black, rear cover with pictorial design in black. Al edges gilt, brown coated end-papers. An absolutely mint and pristine copy. Probably the finest example extant in the exceptionally rare plain paper dust jacket and the publisher's blue paper printed box (slightly worn at edges) housed in a blue cloth clamshell case.Gustave Doré's final work.In 1884, Doré produced 26 steel engravings for an illustrated edition of Edgar Allan Poe’s gloomy classic "The Raven." Like all of his illustrations, the images are rich with detail, yet in contrast to his earlier work, particularly the fine lines of his Quixote, these engravings are softer, characterized by a deep chiaroscuro appropriate to the mood of the poem. We can see in the plate depicting the first lines of the poem, the haunted speaker, "weak and weary," slumped over one of his many "quaint and curious volume[s] of forgotten lore." and also the raven tapping, "louder than before," at the window lattice.By the time Doré’s edition saw publication, Poe’s most famous work had already achieved recognition as one of the greatest of American poems. Its author, however, had died over thirty years previous in near-poverty. A catalog description from a Penn State Library holding of one of Doré’s "Raven" editions compares the two artists:The careers of these two men are fraught with both popular success and unmitigated disappointment. Doré enjoyed phenomenal monetary success as an illustrator in his life-time, however his true desire, to be acknowledged as a fine artist, was never realized. The critics of his day derided his abilities as an artist even as his popularity soared.One might say that Poe suffered the opposite fate—recognized as a great artist in his lifetime, he never achieved financial stability. We learn from the Penn State Rare Collections library that Doré received the rough equivalent of $140,000 for his illustrated edition of "The Raven." Poe, on the other hand, was paid approximately nine dollars for his most famous poem.

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        Renée Mauperin

      Paris: Charpentier et Cie, 1884. One of 25 copies numbered 21-50, this being no. 39 (total edition 550 copies) with the plates in two states: before numbers signed in pencil, and after numbers with the artist's red paraph. Édition ornée de dix compositions à l'eau-forte. Illustrated with 10 etched plates by James Tissot. 1 vols. 12mo. Three quarter brown morocco and marbled boards, t.e.g. Very slight sunning to edges, one small dampstain to blank corner of frontispiece; overall, a fine copy. One of 25, with 10 Signed Plates by Tissot James-Jacques Tissot's "reputation as a painter is reflected in the enhanced standing of his etchings. He is remembered as an illustrator chiefly by his designs for this novel of French society which the Goncourts had written in 1864. His interest derived from the parallel which he discerned between the slow decline of its heroine and that of Kathleen Newton, the woman with whom he lived ..." (Ray).

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        Bayerisches Staatsrecht. 7 Teile in 10 Bänden (komplett).

      München: Literatisch-artistische Anstalt; 1884 ff.8°. Hldr. der Zeit mit Goldprägung u. vier künstlichen Bünden. Kanten etw. berieben und bestossen. Rücken v. Band 4 etw. aufgehellt. Tls. minimal stockfleckig. Mit Stempel des Königl. Bayer. Amtsgericht Landau. Im Ganzen schöne und dekorative Ausgabe. Folgende Aufteilung: Band 1, 2, 3.1, 3.2, 4, 5.1, 5.2, 6.1, 6.2, 7 (Register). Deutsch

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        "Von der Hofoper". Eigenh. Manuskript mit U.

      O. O. u. D.. 17 SS. auf 17 Bll. 8vo.. Textvorlage des (wie von alter Hand vermerkt) in der "Österreichischen Rundschau" (II, Nr. 19) abgedruckten Aufsatzes: "In der ersten Zeit der jetzt wirkenden Direktion war die Hofoper den Bühnen ein Vorbild. Ihre Leitung hatte eine unbezähmbare Arbeitslust. Während kurzer Frist wurde eine bedeutende Zahl von Werken neu studiert, die Opernliteratur wurde durchgearbeitet, der Spielplan aufgefrischt. Ein neuer Geist war eingezogen [...]". - Robert Hirschfeld war als Musikkritiker u. a. für die "Wiener Zeitung", das "Neue Wiener Tagblatt" und die "Neue Freie Presse" tätig, redigierte die Programmbücher der Philharmonischen Konzerte und regte im Volksbildungsverein die Veranstaltung von Volkskonzerten mit klassischem Pogramm an, die er acht Jahre auch selbst leitete; 1884 begründete er die Renaissance-Abende zur Pflege des a-capella-Gesanges (Alte Musik) und die Jugendkonzerte. "Er zählte auch zu den Mitbegründern des Wiener Konzertvereins. Von Herbst 1913 bis zu seinem bald darauf erfolgten Ableben war Hirschfeld fachlicher Beirat und Schulinspektor des Salzburger Mozarteums, sollte dessen Musikfeste vorbereiten und dessen Musikschule reformieren. Hirschfeld, verheiratet mit der Wiener Hofopernsägerin (Sopran) Emma (Emmy) Karlona (1868-?), war Mitglied in verschiedenen Kommissionen des Kultus- und Unterrichtsministeriums sowie in Kuratorien u. a. der Wiener Musikakademie und (seit 1898) der Denkmäler der Tonkunst in Österreich" (Österreichisches Musiklexikon, s. v.).

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        Map of Long Island

      G. W. & C. B. Colton, New York 1884 - Hand-colored pocket map approx. 9 x 22½" folding down into the original brown cloth covers lettered in gilt; hinges cracked, some minor discoloration to the cloth; map is fine. A smaller version of that issued by Colton in 1882. This edition not found in OCLC. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Marie ou Le Mouchoir Bleu. Notice Littéraire par Adolphe Racot

      Paris: Libraire L. Conquet, 1884. First edition, Number 512 of 1200 copies. Six Compositions par H. de Sta Gravées par Abot. Extra-illustrated with inserted fullpage watercolor, signed by the artist in lower left, "H. de Sta". xxxix, 12 pp. 1 vols. Small 12mo. Bound in full tan morocco, gilt dentelles, a.e.g., by P. Ruban, with original cream printed wrappers bound in. Invisibly rebacked, preserving original spine. Fine. Bound by Ruban, with full-page Watercolor by De Sta

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        Raven, The

      1884. Once Upon a Midnight Dreary, While I Pondered, Weak and Weary…"The First separate American and first edition illustrated by Gustave Doré Probably the Finest Example Extant in the Plain Dust Jacket and Publisher's BoxDORÉ, Gustave, Illustrator. POE, Edgar Allan. The Raven. Illustrated by Gustave Doré. With comment by Edmund C. Stedman. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1884. First separate American edition and first edition illustrated by Doré. Large folio (18 1/4 x 14 3/8 inches: 463 x 365 mm.). 14, [2], [19]-23 pp. Title-page illustration by Elihu Vedder. Twenty-six magnificent full-page plates by Gustave Doré, all but the first and last with captioned tissue-guards. Publisher's gray cloth pictorially decorated in gilt and black, spine decoratively lettered in gilt and black, rear cover with pictorial design in black. Al edges gilt, brown coated end-papers. An absolutely mint and pristine copy. Probably the finest example extant in the exceptionally rare plain paper dust jacket and the publisher's blue paper printed box (slightly worn at edges) housed in a blue cloth clamshell case.Gustave Doré's final work.In 1884, Doré produced 26 steel engravings for an illustrated edition of Edgar Allan Poe?'s gloomy classic ?"The Raven.?" Like all of his illustrations, the images are rich with detail, yet in contrast to his earlier work, particularly the fine lines of his Quixote, these engravings are softer, characterized by a deep chiaroscuro appropriate to the mood of the poem. We can see in the plate depicting the first lines of the poem, the haunted speaker, ?"weak and weary,?" slumped over one of his many ?"quaint and curious volume[s] of forgotten lore.?" and also the raven tapping, ?"louder than before,?" at the window lattice.By the time Doré?'s edition saw publication, Poe?'s most famous work had already achieved recognition as one of the greatest of American poems. Its author, however, had died over thirty years previous in near-poverty. A catalog description from a Penn State Library holding of one of Doré?'s ?"Raven?" editions compares the two artists:The careers of these two men are fraught with both popular success and unmitigated disappointment. Doré enjoyed phenomenal monetary success as an illustrator in his life-time, however his true desire, to be acknowledged as a fine artist, was never realized. The critics of his day derided his abilities as an artist even as his popularity soared.One might say that Poe suffered the opposite fate—recognized as a great artist in his lifetime, he never achieved financial stability. We learn from the Penn State Rare Collections library that Doré received the rough equivalent of $140,000 for his illustrated edition of ?"The Raven.?" Poe, on the other hand, was paid approximately nine dollars for his most famous poem.

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        The Ornamental Arts Of Japan

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1884. leather_bound. Orig. decorated and richly gilt purple-brown morocco. Very good. 2 vols/No Dust Jacket. Folios, 16 1/2 x 13 inches. Limited edition: Artist's Proof Copy, 48 of 60 for America, signed by Audsley. Two frontispieces, 70 chromolithographs and 35 heliogravure plates, all with tissue guards. There are nine sections which cover: Drawing, Painting, Engraving & Printing, Embroidery, Incrusted Works, Metal, Cloisonné Enamel, Modeling & Carving, Heraldry. He and his brother William were successful British architects, George held Ruskin's aesthetic in great esteem, and was one of the earliest British authorities on Japanese art publishing. Watered silk endpapers, joints and extremities rubbed, backstrips, interior contents clean, backstrips blistered and desiccated.

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        A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy

      New York: J.W. Bouton, 1884. First American edition thus. With 12 full-page photogravure plates ("by the Goupil process") and numerous sketches throughout the text by Maurice Leloir. 1 vols. 4to. Full dark blue pebbled morocco, gilt lettered spine, original chromolithographed wrappers bound in. A Modern French Master Illustrator Fine, attractive copy of this beautifully illustrated book, masterfully incorporating his drawings with the text, in style of Johannot. Leloir (1853-1940) was one of the true professionals in the history of French illustration. Books with his designs appeared over five decades. Working by preference with stories set in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, he was at pains to make his costumes as accurate as possible. It was his celebrity in this field, indeed, which led Douglas Fairbanks to bring him to Hollywood as artistic director of The Iron Mask (1929). His illustrations are abundant, precise, and objective ... " -Ray, French Illustrated Books.As for A Sentimental Journey, one of his masterpieces, Ray observes that "every episode in Stern's short text finds its appropriate visual commentary ... "

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        The Unclassed - A Novel

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1884. Three volumes complete - Volume One - viii, 300pp; Volume Two - vi, 315pp, [1] and Volume Three - vi, 304pp. Original cloth, title, author, volume and publisher in gilt to spine, spine and upper cover with a flower design blocked in black, lower cover with publishers monogram blind stamped to centre. Very slightly rubbed to extremities, minor bump to front bottom corner of volume two, lower cover of volume two has a couple of small ink spots. Internally one or two instances of minor soiling to margins, occasional hint of foxing, but generally bright and clean. From the library of Estelle Doheny, with her oval label to front pastedowns, housed in a cloth drop back box. An attractive copy of probably the scarcest of Gissing's novels. Sadleir 978; Wolff 2546; NCBEL III:1000 and Collie 11a. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good. 8vo.

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        Pair of Original Watercolour The Shambles York

      J Syer, 1884, Single sheets of thick paper, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First EditionSize: 300 x 360 mm. 2 pp. Item Type: Watercolour. laid down and mounted in washline mounts with gilt frames. we are selling the mounted Watercolours plus the wooden frame but no glass as it isn't allowed through and post/courier service. Why on Amazon do sellers not describe their actual item? Buy with confidence, support a genuine Independent Bricks & Mortar Real Bookshop and help to preserve our High streets as interesting places to shop. We are Maynard & Bradley CAMBO & PBFA(now lapsed) members here in Leicester City Centre, UK +44 116 253 2712 Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Art & Design; Britain/UK; 19th century; Antiques & Collectibles. Inventory No: 60137.

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        Treasure Island (Second edition-1884)

      VGC. Cassell & Company, Limited, London, 1884.Second edition with some of the first issue points. dead man's chest" on pages 2 and 7, "rain" for "vain" in the last line of page 40, the "8" is present in the pagination on page 83, which is generally missing, "worse" for "worst" in line 3 of page 197, "the period" is lacking following "opportunity" in line 20 of page 178, and "Treasure Island" is listed as having 304 pages on page 2 of the publisher's advertisements. Includes 8 pages with advertisements dated "5R-12.83". Frontispiece map of Treasure Island printed in 3 colours. Light green hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,two small marks,ink marks,scratches and nicks on the edges of the spine,small nicks,dents,scratches and small mark on the cover) in VGC, no Dj cover as iisued.Nice and clean pages with small foxing marks and tainted on the outer edges,small foxing marks,nicks and creases on the edges of the pages,previous owner's name and date(1884) written on the edges of the half-title page,some foxing marks inside the first two and last two pages of the book.The book is in VGC for its age with light shelf wear.294pp. A collectable and scarce book.

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        Voyage Sentimental en France et en Italie. Traduction de Émile Blémont

      Paris, 1884 - With original watercolor on half title of woman ironing, signed and dated 1884 by the artist Number 69 of 100 copies on Japon paper. 4to. Illustrations de Maurice Leloir, 220 illustrations dans le texte et 12 plates hors texte and 2 portrait frontispieces. Chromotyographie A. Lahure. 212, [1] pp. Laid in portfolio, as issued, with printed paper spine and pictorial paper over boards, with ties off. Internally fine, spine of portfolio with loss at bottom of spine. Vicaire, Livres du XIXe siècle, VII, #666 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy

      New York: J.W. Bouton, 1884. First American edition thus. With 12 full-page photogravure plates ("by the Goupil process") and numerous sketches throughout the text by Maurice Leloir. 1 vols. 4to. Full dark blue pebbled morocco, gilt lettered spine, original chromolithographed wrappers bound in. First American edition thus. With 12 full-page photogravure plates ("by the Goupil process") and numerous sketches throughout the text by Maurice Leloir. 1 vols. 4to. A Modern French Master Illustrator. Fine, attractive copy of this beautifully illustrated book, masterfully incorporating his drawings with the text, in style of Johannot. Leloir (1853-1940) was one of the true professionals in the history of French illustration. Books with his designs appeared over five decades. Working by preference with stories set in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, he was at pains to make his costumes as accurate as possible. It was his celebrity in this field, indeed, which led Douglas Fairbanks to bring him to Hollywood as artistic director of The Iron Mask (1929). His illustrations are abundant, precise, and objective ... " -Ray, French Illustrated Books. As for A Sentimental Journey, one of his masterpieces, Ray observes that "every episode in Stern's short text finds its appropriate visual commentary ... "

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        Treasure Island (Second edition-1884)

      Cassell & Company, Limited 1884 - VGC. Cassell & Company, Limited, London, 1884.Second edition with some of the first issue points. dead man's chest" on pages 2 and 7, "rain" for "vain" in the last line of page 40, the "8" is present in the pagination on page 83, which is generally missing, "worse" for "worst" in line 3 of page 197, "the period" is lacking following "opportunity" in line 20 of page 178, and "Treasure Island" is listed as having 304 pages on page 2 of the publisher's advertisements. Includes 8 pages with advertisements dated "5R-12.83". Frontispiece map of Treasure Island printed in 3 colours. Light green hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,two small marks,ink marks,scratches and nicks on the edges of the spine,small nicks,dents,scratches and small mark on the cover) in VGC, no Dj cover as iisued.Nice and clean pages with small foxing marks and tainted on the outer edges,small foxing marks,nicks and creases on the edges of the pages,previous owner's name and date(1884) written on the edges of the half-title page,some foxing marks inside the first two and last two pages of the book.The book is in VGC for its age with light shelf wear.294pp. A collectable and scarce book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM, THE ASTRONOMER-POET OF PERSIA

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1884. Edward Fitzgerald translation. First Elihu Vedder edition. Spine ends frayed, moderated rubbing to upper cover, heavier to rear, contents fine. Edward Fitzgerald translation. First Elihu Vedder edition. Folio (15 7/8"). Unpaged. Illustrated by Elihu Vedder. Bound in brown cloth over beveled boards, t.e.g., the cover and spine with elaborate designs in gilt by Vedder, illustrated endpapers. Vedder's striking designs display beautifully in this folio edition.

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        The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

      - London: Chatto & Windus, 1884. 8vo, xvi, 438, (2), 32 pp. Illustrated. Original red cloth with gilt titles, pictorially stamped in black. Small booksellerÕs ticket on front pastedown, inscription dated December 22, 1884 (month of publication) on half-title. Small faint dampstain on upper cover, equally faint spotting on rear cover, printing flaw on page 132, a handsome copy. First English edition, first state (with the October 1884 publisherÕs catalogue), preceding the American edition by four months. This copy is bound with staples, while others were bound more conventionally with string. While there is no priority between the two, it is quite difficult to find staple-bound copies in desirable condition today as the ill-conceived English experiment with staples proved very unsatisfactory. The English Chatto & Windus edition was published during the first week of December 1884, with copies then being advertised as available and for sale. The copyright for the American edition was filed at about the same time, but copies were not actually issued until four months later. BAL 3414. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Angra Pequena und Gross-Nama-Land. Auf Grund vieljähriger Beobachtung kurz geschildert von Johannes Olpp, Rheinischer Missionar. Mit einem Vorwort von Dr. Theol. Fabri. Nebst einer Karte des Herero- und Nama-Landes.

      Elberfeld, Friderichs, 1884.. Original-Broschur, 8°, 41 Seiten, mit der mehrfach gefalteten farbigen Karte. Unbeschnittenes Exemplar, Einband am Rücken brückig und abgegriffen, die Seiten ganz vereinzelt minimal fingerfleckig, ein durchaus noch gutes Exemplar..

      [Bookseller: Afrika- und Kolonialantiquariat Welwitsc]
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        Die Canalisation von Berlin. Im Auftrage des Magistrats der Königl. Haupt- und Residenzstadt Berlin entworfen und ausgeführt von James Hobrecht. Nebst einem Atlas in Gross-Folio mit 57 Tafeln.

      - Berlin, Verlag von Ernst & Korn, 1884, 4°, (6), 330 pp., mit Abbildungen und Tabellen. Erste Ausgabe! - James Friedrich Ludolf Hobrecht (31. Dezember 1825 in Memel - 8. September 1902 in Berlin) "war ein preußischer Stadtplaner und für Berlins ersten perspektivischen Bebauungsplan, den Hobrecht-Plan von 1862 verantwortlich. Als Stadtbaurat organisierte er ab 1885 die Einführung der Stadtentwässerung und machte sich damit um die Gesundheit der Berliner Bevölkerung verdient. - - Nach einer landwirtschaftlichen und Bauingenieurausbildung legte er 1858 die Wasser-, Wege- und Eisenbahnbaumeisterprüfung ab und wurde im selben Jahr als Regierungsbaumeister bei der damals für Baufragen zuständigen Königlichen Polizei (Baupolizei) angestellt. Ab 1859 wurde er Leiter der Kommission zur Ausarbeitung des Bebauungsplans der Umgebungen Berlins. Eine Inspektionsreise 1860 nach Hamburg, Paris, und nach London und in andere englische Städte diente dem Kennenlernen des neuesten Entwicklungsstandes für das Vorhaben eines modernen Kanalisations- und Entwässerungssystems. Der von ihm maßgeblich entwickelte Bebauungsplan der Umgebungen Berlins, der so genannte Hobrecht-Plan, sah als Fluchtlinienplan ein Konzept von Ring- und Ausfallstraßen für die Städte Berlin und Charlottenburg sowie umliegende Gemeinden vor. 1862 trat der Plan in Kraft, der bis heute eine Grundlage der Berliner Bebauungs- und Verkehrsstruktur bildet. - - Als ihm zum 15. Dezember 1861 gekündigt wurde, wechselte er nach Stettin. Er ließ hier unter anderem ein Trinkwassernetz erbauen und projektierte ein Kanalisationssystem, das ab 1870 verwirklicht wurde. - - Mit Unterstützung seines Bruders Arthur Hobrecht, der 1872 Berliner Oberbürgermeister wurde, und des Arztes Rudolf Virchow wurde er 1869 mit der Umsetzung seiner Pläne einer Kanalisation für Berlin mit 12 Radialsystemen betraut. In jedem dieser 12 Gebiete gab es eigenständige unterirdische Kanäle und Abwassersammler, die zu jeweils einer Pumpstation führten. Von dort wurden das Hausabwasser und das Regenwasser über Druckleitungen nach außen zu den ebenfalls neu angelegten Berliner Rieselfeldern gepumpt. Diese von 1873 bis 1893 fertiggestellten Radialsysteme machten Berlin damals zur Stadt mit der modernsten Entwässerung und zur saubersten Stadt der Welt. Neben Stettin und Berlin half er Potsdam und etwa 30 weiteren deutschen Gemeinden sowie Moskau, Tokio und Kairo bei der Abwasserbeseitigung." wiki - - First Edition! James Hobrecht (1825-1902) was responsible for the construction of the Berlin sewers. - - Garrison & Morton No.1624 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Archive of Over 100 significant Letters and Documents in the Period 1907-1919 of One of the Earliest Telephone Companies In Ohio

      The collection contains 125 pieces of original correspondence including both TLS (Typed Letters Signed) and ((LS) Letters Signed. What began as a small electrical shop for the repair and manufacture of telephone equipment in 1884 as the north Electric Works grew to become the North Electric Company in 1889. By the early 20th Century the company became one of the most prominent manufacturing business in Ohio employing over 300 workers. After being in business for over a century, the business first was taken over by Ericsson and the by IYTY. These letters pertain to the problems stemming from a patent for the automatic ringing mechanism, switch boards and operators as well as dealing with their manufacture under Canadian Parents which became know as the Telechronometer Co. The big change ended the flat-rate system and introduced meters which could measure the length of calls and, of course, increase the cost to the consumer. For the next sixty years, the telephone company became a monopoly enforced by patent, licenses, bonds, under the Bell and AT&T trademarks.. Quarto.

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        The China Sea Directory. Volume 3

      1884. BULLOCK, Charles J. The China Sea Directory. Vol. III. Comprising the coasts of China from Hong Kong to the Korea; North coast of Luzon, Formosa Island and Strait; the Babuyan and Bashee, and Meiaco Sima groups. Yellow Sea, Gulfs of Pe-Chili and Liau-Tung. Also the rivers Canton, West, Min, Yung, Yangtse, Yellow, Pei Ho, and Liau Ho; and Pratas Island. Second Edition. xi, 749 pp. Illustrate with a few in text engravings and one full-page engraved map. 8vo., 235 x 155 mm, bound in original yellow cloth-backed boards, rebacked, with most of the original spine laid down. London: Printed for the Hydrographic Office, Admiralty, 1884. |~||~||~||~||~||~| Second enlarged edition, following the 1874 edition which had 632 pages. An indispensable guide for ships navigating the southern coast of China at the end of the nineteenth century. The decades worth of data compiled here describe coastlines, depths, island formations, anchorages, tides, weather etc. We can find no bibliographic record for previous volumes and OCLC lists only one copy of both this edition and the 1874 edition. Some scattered foxing, overall a very nice copy of a book that most often would have found itself used to pieces on board a ship.

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        The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night [in nine volumes]; Tales from the Arabic [in three volumes]; Alaeddin and the Enchanted Lamp & Zein Ul Asnam and the King of the Jinn [in one volume]

      London: printed for Subscribers Only, 1884. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. A rare complete set in very good condition with all 21 loose etchings present. All volumes are 7" x 9 1/2", bound in white buckram with gilt decoration to both boards and spine, Arabic titles to upper boards, English titles to spines. Top edges gilt, side and bottom edges untrimmed. Scattered water stains and foxing to boards, spines, and endpapers. All text blocks are near fine. Text in English. Includes 21 loose etchings. Rare. Extra shipping charges apply.

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        BIBLIA MORALIZADA codex vindobonensis 2554.Estudio preliminar de Reiner Haussher

      1884 - Materia: Facsimil. Codice. Bibliofilia. Publicación: Madrid; Ediciones de Arte y Bibliofilia (R. Diaz-Casariego, Editor), 1984. Descripción fisica: Folio (36 x 27 cm.) 60 h. aprox. imitando pergamino con la reproducción de las ilustraciones medievales, con dorados. Enc. en plena piel gofrada. Nervios y tejuelo. Se acompaña del libro de comentarios. Edición numerada y limitada a 250 ejemplares. Nuestro ejemplar es el nº 2. Conservación: Perfecto estado. ESS1 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MAP OF THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT

      J.B. Beers & Co., New York 1884 - .LINEN BACKED FOLDING MAP(45 1/2" x 50").FULL COLOR BY TOWN.Detail includes Post Offices, Railroad Stations, Villages, etc.Town index on top left side and population index on bottom.In stamped brown cloth folio.Color bright and clean.A VERY NICE MAP IN VERY GOOD CONDITION. Folio [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Hirsutes. Edition unique.

      Paris, Vanier. 1884 - In-12, (4)-47 pp., 1/2 chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs orné, 2ème plat de couv. cons., rel. ca 1940. Impr. de L. Epinette, (véritable nom de Trézenik), au verso de la p.47, et, sur le 2ème plat de couv., Imp. de Lutèce, au même N°16 du même Brd St-Germain. Introuvable, sauf en réédition. Même à la BN, ils l' ont pas. Pour dire. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Reaching the Masses Or, Ten Year's Experience of Mission Work in East London

      London; Ralph Fenwick 1884 - Publisher's ads to the rear. All edges gilt. Illustrated. Scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. Good to v. Good copy in the original gilt-blocked green buckram over bevelled boards. Edges somewhat scuffed with some minor staining to the front panel. Remains an uncommonly well-preserved example of a now scarce edition. 1 Kg. 119 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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