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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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        Il Duello Nella Dottrina e Nella Giurisprudenza: Studio sui Progetti.

      1884 - Rare Italian Treatise on Duelling Crivellari, Giulio. Il Duello Nella Dottrina e Nella Giurisprudenza: Studio sui Progetti del Nuovo Codice Penale sul Diritto Positivo Patrio e di Legislazione Comparata. Turin: Unione Tipografico-Editrice, 1884. 278 pp. Octavo (9" x 5-3/4"). Original publisher wrappers, spine reinforced. Light soiling and minor edgewear, some toning and occasional light foxing to text. A nice copy of a scarce title. * Only edition. A thorough study of duelling as practiced in the Italian states. It begins with a historical review of duelling and the laws, legislation and debates concerning the practice. The final chapters are devoted to current law and proposals for its reform. As indicated by its title, this book was a side-project related to his work on the Italian penal code, which was published in 1890-98 as Il Codice Penale per il Regno d'Italia. OCLC locates 3 copies in North America, 1 in a law library (Harvard). Not in the British Museum Catalogue. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed.

      Leipzig, 7. XII. 1884. - 8vo. 2 pp. on double leaf. To an unnamed addressee, extensively relating his feelings. - Fol. 2 slightly spotty; folds somewhat dusty.

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        Report on the Egyptian Provinces of the Sudan, Red Sea, and Equator

      London: HMSO, , 1884. Compiled in the Intelligence Branch, Quartermaster-General's Department, Horse Guards, War Office. Revised up to July, 1884. Octavo. Original red cloth, title gilt to upper board. Large folding map at the rear. Very slightly rubbed and soiled, the map a little awkwardly folded, but overall very good. First thus, this edition revised from that of the previous year, and expanded by some 70 pages. Uncommon: print run of 1,000 copies and just two copies of this revision listed on COPAC. Pencilled ownership inscription of Sir John Robert Gladstone, nephew of the great Liberal prime minister to the title page. Sir John entered the Coldstream Guards in 1873, and served in the Egyptian campaign of 1882, being present at the action of Mahuta and the battle of Tel-el-Kebir, and also the Sudan expedition of 1885 (Suakin, actions at Hasheen and Tamai).

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        Narrative and Critical History of America - [8 Volumes Complete in 16 Parts]. Contents: V. 1. Aboriginal America. 1889, -- V. 2. Spanish Explorations and Settlements in America from the Fifteenth to the Seventeenth Century. [C1886]......etc.

      Boston ; New York : Houghton, Mifflin [C1884-C1889], 1884, Hardback, First EditionGood to very good copies all in the original gilt-blocked buckram over bevelled boards. General dust-toning with minor waer to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains an uncommonly well-preserved set overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. ; 1 pages; Description; 8 v in 16 parts. Ill. , maps, ports. ; 28 cm. Subject: Cartography - Maps - America - Early works to 1800. America - Description and travel. America - Antiquities. Columbus, Christopher. Most of the articles are followed by a critical essay on the sources of information, and by notes, in addition to the foot-notes. Scans and additional detail on request. S all.

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        Oriental Carpets: How They Are Made and Conveyed to Europe, With a Narrative of a Journey to the East in Search of Them

      T. Fisher Unwin, London, 1884, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good; 8.5 x 5.5 Hardback in Good condition. Ex-Library. Recased and resewn. Spine repaired. New end papers.Illustrated by 1 color plate, 10 black and white, map; GWO 2735. Scarce. One of the first English language books on Oriental Rugs.; 1; 75 pp.

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      - Firenze, Pietro Chiesi, 1884, in-8 piccolo, br. edit., pp. 294, [2]. Lieve cambiamento di colore a parte della copertina anteriore (prob. per diversa esposizione alla luce), per il resto ottime condizioni. Prima edizione. Esemplare che reca numerose correzioni, integrazioni e varianti manoscritte ai versi della raccolta, sicuramente autografe dell'autore: i mutamenti sono numerose e spesso sostanziali e danno vita in alcuni casi a veri e propri nuovi componimenti. Una intera composizione manoscritta, probabilmente sempre dal Manni, è montata fra le pagine 290 e 291: "A Ida Galli Tassi nel giorno delle sue nozze". Segnaliamo che i cambiamenti qui presenti non si riscontrano nell'edizione riveduta delle Rime del 1900, facendo di questo esemplare una fonte unica. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Psychiatrie. Klinik der Erkrankungen des Vorderhirns bergündet auf dessen B au, Leistungen und Ernährung 2 vols in one

      1884, 1884 - MEYNERT, Theodor. Psychiatrie. Klinik der Erkrankungen des Vorderhirns bergündet auf dessen Bau, Leistungen und Ernährung. Erste Hälfe (Bogen 1-18). Wien: Wilhelm Braumüller, 1884. Pp. 288 including 64 illustrations and 1 table. Text in German, modern typeface. -bound with- MEYNERT, Dr. Theodor. Klinische Vorlesungen über Psychiatrie auf wissenschaftlicher Grundlage für Studierende und Æzte, Juristen und Psychologen. Wien: Wilhelm Braumüller, 1890. Pp. 304 including 1 illustration and 1 table. Text in German, modern typeface. 8vo, patterned maroon paper covered boards, maroon cloth spine with hand written paper label to spine. Spine slightly faded, some light wear to edges, small pink letter to ffep, previous owner's name to ffep, else very good. 1,250.00 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Psychiatrie. Klinik der Erkrankungen des Vorderhirns begründet auf dessen Bau, Leistung u. Ernährung. Erste Hälfte (all publ.)

      . Wien, Wilhelm Braumüller, 1884, 8°, X, 288 pp., 64 Holzschnitte, 1 farb. lith. Tafel, Halbleinenband der Zeit.. First Edition. Theodor Meynert (1833-1892), professor of neurology and psychiatry in Vienna, was considered the greatest brain anatomist in Europe. - "In the history of Neurology and psychiatry Th. Meynert stands out as an phrophet of things to come. He inspired the work of Flechsig, Wernicke, and Forel, and he left his mark on Freud's thought. Thanks to Meynert the Vienna School came to rival the Salpetriere and Queen Square: to him we owe some of the current dynamic concepts in neurology and psychiatry." Haymaker-Schiller - He belonged to the German somatist school of psychiatry, which folled Griesinger's dictum that all psychic diseases were brain diseases. He is considered by some the Father of the architectonics of the brain. His work on psychiatry (a term he later rejected) consists of a brillant study of the anatzomy, functions and diseases of the forebrain. - "Wir verdanken Meynert mehr Entdeckungen in der feineren Anatomie des Gehirns als irgend einem anderen Forscher" Dölken - Garrison & Morton No.4942; Norman No.1506; Haymaker-Schiller, pp.57ff.; Bibl. Walleriana 6543

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        Psychiatrie. Klinik der Erkrankungen des Vorderhirns begründet auf dessen Bau, Leistungen und Ernährung.

      Wien, Braumüller 1884.. Originalbroschur, diese am Rücken unten fein einseitig aufgeplatzt, ebenfalls am oberen Kapitale, teilw. unaufgeschnitten, frischer Zustand; Erste Hälfte (Bogen 1-18) endet mitten im Satz; die angekündigte Fortsetzung erschien nicht; 1 farb. Chromolithographie, mit 64 Holzschnitten und 1 Tafel.. Der deutsche Psychiater Theodor Meynert (1833-1892) galt als bedeutender Neuroanatom; Sigmund Freud, Auguste Forel und Carl Wernicke waren Schüler von ihm; Meynert lehrte von 1870 an der Wiener Universität. Haymaker-Schiller, pp.57ff; Bibl. Walleriana 6543.

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        Recherches sur la conductabilite galvanique des electrolytes

      Norstedt, Stockholm 1884 - FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS, of Arrhenius's landmark discovery of the theory of electrolytic disassociation. Arrhenius was awarded the 1903 Nobel Prize in chemistry "in recognition of the extraordinary services he has rendered to the advancement of chemistry by his electrolytic theory of dissociation." By 1880, "it was known that solutions of certain compounds conduct electricity and that chemical reactions could occur when a current was passed. It was thought that the current decomposed the substance. In 1883 Arrhenius proposed a theory that substances were partly converted into an active form when dissolved. The active part was responsible for conductivity. In the case of acids and bases, he correlated the strength with the degree of decomposition on solution. This work was published as Reserches sur la conductibilite galvanique des electrolytes (1884; Researches on the Electrical Conductivity of Electrolytes) and submitted as his doctoral dissertation. Arrhenius sent his work to several leading physical chemists, including Jacobus van't Hoff. Friedrich Ostwald, and Rudolf Clausius, who were immediately impressed" (Biographical Encyclopedia of Scientists). Arrhenius soon gained high international acclaim, ultimately being awarded the 1903 Nobel Prize in chemistry for his work. Recherches sur la conductabilite galvanique des electrolytes. Two volumes. Bihang till K. Svenska Vet.-Akad. handlingar, volume 8, nos.13 & 14. Stockholm: Norstedt, 1884. Octavo (216 x 136mm), both volumes in original printed wrappers. One plate (volume 1). Owner's initials at base of top wrapper to volume two. Both wrappers neatly split along top joint- volume two detached and volume one literally hanging by a thread; otherwise fine. WITH: Three others by or about Arrhenius: Undersokning med Rheotom ofver den galvaniska polarisationens forsvinnade (Stockholm, 1882), The Foundations of the Theory of Dilute Solutions . Electrolytic Dissociation by Svante Arrhenius (Edinburgh, 1961) and Svante Arrhenius till 100-arsinnet av hans fodelse (Uppsala, 1959). All contained in a folding cloth box. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        [Ryggtitel:] Dikter och silhouetter.

      Vackert halvskinnband med fem upphöjda bind och övre guldsnitt (N. B. Anderssons bokbinderi). Inlagan i mycket bra skick.. Innehåll: Dikter (1884), Notturno. Dikter (1885), Literära silhouetter I (1885), Sensitiva amorosa (utan år [1887]), Friedrich Nietzsche. Hans personlighed og hans system. Oversat og med et forord af Arne Garborg (1890) . Samtliga häften originalupplagor med främre och bakre häftesomslag medbundna

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        Wooden advertising panel from a wagon in Buffalo Bill???s Wild West Show, with a photocard from his last season

      Hand-painted wooden panel, 21â? x 13.75â? x 0.75â?, from one of the wagons used in Buffalo Billâ??s Wild West Show, circa 1884-1890. Devised as an advertising vehicle to draw people to his shows as he travelled from town to town. A detailed color scene depicting teepees in an Indian village and men dressed in western garb. Slight fading, could be artfully restored. Accompanied by the actual photocard which accompanied the tickets purchased for Buffalo Billâ??s 1916 season. It turned out to be his last. Buffalo Bill and Miller Bros. & Arlington 101 Ranch Real Wild West combined to perform for just that one season. On cardstock, 3.75â? x 5.75â?, it pictures Col. Cody and his facsimile double signature â??W.F. Cody / â??Buffalo Bill.â? The verso is blank. The original 6â? x 4â? ticket envelope is present. A thin gray stripe along the envelopeâ??s left edge indicated in which section the ticket holder would sit. On November 11, 1916, William F. Cody made his final appearance with h

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        The White Witch. A Novel. In three volumes

      London: Richard Bentley and Son,, 1884. 3 volumes, octavo. Original grey-brown cloth, spines and front covers lettered in gilt, front covers with stylized branches blocked in blind at top and bottom, green floral endpapers. Bookplates of Adrian Hope and his contemporary ownership inscription at head of first title. A trace of spotting to fore-edges, extremities very lightly rubbed, an excellent copy, contents firm and clean, the cloth bright and fresh. First edition of this novel containing elements of romance and detective fiction. Florence Alice Price, Mrs James (1857–1929), who wrote under the pseudonym Florence Warden, was a prolific British author who wrote over a hundred novels and short stories.

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      Philadelphia, PA: Baldwin Locomotive Works/J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1884 Presents a general description of the locomotives exhibited by Baldwin at the World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition at New Orleans from December, 1884 to June, 1885. Illustrated with diagrams of locomotives of various railroads plus data for each. Locomotives featured are for the Jacksonville, Tampa and Key West Railway, Morgan's Louisiana and Texas Railroad and Steamship Company, Central Railroad and Banking Company of Georgia, and the Cincinnati, New Orleans and Texas Pacific Railway. Other useful data on various types of locomotives included. The frontis, with tissue guard, is an impressive full page engraving of the company's facilities in Philadelphia. 41 pages plus advertisement page in the rear. Bound in original olive green cloth covered card stock with lettering stamped in gilt and design stamped in black. Light mottling to several areas of front and rear covers. A handsome very good + copy.. First Edition. Hardcover.

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      Baldwin Locomotive Works/J.B. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphia, PA 1884 - Presents a general description of the locomotives exhibited by Baldwin at the World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition at New Orleans from December, 1884 to June, 1885. Illustrated with diagrams of locomotives of various railroads plus data for each. Locomotives featured are for the Jacksonville, Tampa and Key West Railway, Morgan's Louisiana and Texas Railroad and Steamship Company, Central Railroad and Banking Company of Georgia, and the Cincinnati, New Orleans and Texas Pacific Railway. Other useful data on various types of locomotives included. The frontis, with tissue guard, is an impressive full page engraving of the company's facilities in Philadelphia. 41 pages plus advertisement page in the rear. Bound in original olive green cloth covered card stock with lettering stamped in gilt and design stamped in black. Light mottling to several areas of front and rear covers. A handsome very good + copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Old Man's Love (in TWO(2) VOLUMES)

      William Blackwood & Sons. Edinburgh/London. 1884. - 2 vols: viii + 226 + vi + 219pp. + 4 page booklist small 8vo Red cloth, dark brown coated endpapers. 1st edition, 1st issue: 1/2 title in each vol. Gold-stamped diamond-shaped front cover ornament. Spines are lettered, in gold, "An/ Old Man's/ Love [line] Trollope" inside of a box, the volume #, and "W. Blackwood & Sons/ EdinB & London". Wolff 6788 Spines sunned, covers partially sunned & lightly soiled, front hinge Vol I very slightly cracked, Vol II binding cracked, but not broken at page 113; spine top of volume 2 lacks 1/2" x 5/16" piece, texts clean: Good+ to VG-. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Parrots in Captivity.

      George Bell and Sons -1887 1884 - FIRST EDITION, with 81 fine chromolithograph plates of parrots, 3 volumes, sm.4to. (pp. 144 + 114 + 144), original green cloth, spines lettered in gilt, parrot illustration stamped in gilt centre on upper covers, top edges gilt (covers slightly marked but original cloth unusually bright and unfaded, no inscriptions, plates somewhat foxed but mostly confined to blank verso of plates, stitching a little loose in volume three but generally an unusually good set) This set is without the supplement published in 1888 containing 9 plates. The supplement is notoriously rare and hardly ever accompanies sets of this work. For decades sets were broken up for the highly decorative parrot plates. It is increasingly difficult to find sets in good condition such as the set here described. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Parrots in Captivity, with Notes on Several Species By the Hon. And Rev. F.G. Dutton - 3 Volumes

      George Bell & Sons, London 1884 - vol. I (1884), x, 144, with 27 colored plates;vol. II (1884), xiv, 114 (with index to vols. I and II), with 27 coloured plates; vol. III (1887), viii, 144, with 27 coloured plates. Bound in publisher's turquoise cloth with gilt titles and date (1890) to spine, with stamped gilt parrot on front covers, teg, dark green eps. Some marks and scuffs to the covers, shelf wear to head and tail of spines and the owners name on the top margin of the contents page of vol. 1. A very good set with occasional light foxing of the back of some early plates in vol.I but rarely showing on image margins. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Parrots in captivity.

      - London, George Bell and Sons, 1884-1887. 3 volumes. 8vo (250 x 175mm). pp. xiv, 114; x, 144; viii, 144, with 81 colour-printed wood-engraved plates. Publisher's gilt pictorial green cloth (foot of spines slightly frayed). One of the most attractively illustrated works on parrots. 'An account of the habits of 81 varieties of parrots (including cockatoos, macaws, parrakeets, etc.) with special reference to their behaviour in cage or aviary' (Zimmer p. 274). The fine plates are by Benjamin Fawcett from drawings by Alexander F. Lydon. Fawcett and his pupil Lydon were better known for their works in wood engraving. A very good copy without the usual foxing. A few leaves loosening.Nissen IVB, 393; Zimmer p. 274. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Oesterreich und der Schweiz. Zweite Auflage. Erster Band: WINTER, G. Pilze.

      Leipzig, E. Kummer, 1884. 8vo (220 x 145mm). pp. viii. 924, 63, with some text figures. Recent half calf. Schliemann 1903. 'Besonders wertvoll ist seine Bearbeitung der Pyrenomyceten in der Rabenhorst-Flora' (Dörfelt & Heklau p. 442).

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        Autograph letter signed.

      [Sheen Lodge/Richmond Park], 18. X. 1884. - 8vo. 1 p. With autogr. envelope. To H. W. Horwill at Wadham College in Oxford: "I beg to thank your for obliging letter and am gratified by the attention which you have thought my 'Paleontology' worthy for receiving. I shall not fail to make the corrections which you have kindly called my attention in the next Edition [.]". - Owen, a supporter of Lamarck and scientific opponent of Darwin, was well-known in his times for creating (with the support of Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins) the first life-size sculptures depicting dinosaurs as they might have appeared: some of them were initially created for the Great Exhibition of 1851. - With printed letterhead.

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        Ronces et gratte-culs -

      Jules Lemonnyer 1884 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-4 184 pp. Sous étui. Reliure demi-maroquin vert à grands coins. Dos lisse mosaïqué d'une ronce marron qui monte le long du dos entourée de fleurs rouges. Tête dorée. Couverture et dos conservés. Reliure signée VERMOREL. Intérieur parfait. Portrait en double état. Illustré de 25 gravures en taille-douce de Willette, Frappa, Henri Rivière, Carrier-Belleuse, etc. Très bel exemplaire. TIRAGE LIMITE à 600 exemplaires. Un des 100 exemplaires non mis dans le commerce, pour les amis de l'auteur imprimés sur papier vélin blanc. Ce recueil de poésies badines et buccoliques a deux inspirateurs : Rabelais et Ronsard. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1884. 21st edition

      London John Wisden & Co 1884. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. Page edges browning First Edition Maroon hardback cloth cover. Modern rebind 160mm x 100mm (6" x 4"). 268pp + ads. Original covers not bound in.

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        Ilha Graciosa (Açores). Descripção historica e topographica.

      Angra do Heroismo, Imprensa da Junta Geral, 1883 (on title page; on front wrapper: 1884). - 297 pp., (2 ll.), 1 folding map of Graciosa (small repair). 4°, recent quarter mottled sheep over decorated boards, spine gilt, original printed wrappers (repaired) bound in. Some minor waterstains, occasional light browning. Overall in good to very good condition. Author's presentation inscription on half-title: "Ao seu presado amigo // A.A. de Castilho, // penhor de Sincera amizade // e affectuosa intima // offe. o auctor // Porto, 8 d'Abril de 1893." ---- FIRST EDITION.---- Canto 71. Not in Innocêncio. Not located in NUC. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. und eh. Gästeliste mit Paraphe.

      O. O., [30. IV. 1884]. - (½+1 =) 1½ SS. auf 4 (= 2 Doppel-)Blatt. Gr.-8vo. Mit eh. adr. Kuvert. An Obersthofmeister Fürst Hohenlohe: "Ich bitte zu einem Diner für Morgen ½7 Uhr die Einladungsliste entwerfen zu lassen und mir dieselbe zur Genehmigung zu schicken [.]". - Auf der beiliegenden Liste sind in Bleistift die Namen der Gäste - "Kronprinz, Kronprinzessin, Prinz Leopold, Prinzessin Gisela und ich" - notiert, darunter vermerkt der Kaiser gleichfalls in Bleistift: "um 5 Uhr in Schönbrunn im Zimmer, wo bei den beiden letzten Diners sich die Suiten versammelt haben", und hierunter in Tinte: "Sogleich zu veranlassen. Dem Control[l]amte wegen guten menu's und soignirten diner's zu verständigen". - Der Brief in gutem Zustand, die Gästeliste mit stärkeren Falt- und leichteren Gebrauchsspuren.

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      [Np. undated].. Original portrait drawing, in sanguine and white, on a sheet of grey michalet paper, 38 x 29 cm. Fine, mounted via a vinyl sleeve in a captioned mat of ca. 1960s vintage, the latter a bit darkened and smudged. A striking portrait of Scott (1884-1929), almost full face, unsigned, but captioned "G.Scott" in the lower margin in pencil in the artist's hand. In the course of his dramatically short life, Scott left a significant mark in the fields of arts and letters. As an undergraduate, he was invited to Florence by Bernard Berenson, an occasion that led to his close friendship with John Maynard Keynes, and eventually to his acting as Berenson's secretary-librarian from 1907-1909. He established an informal architectural partnership with Cecil Pinsent, and in 1914, published the quite influential work, THE ARCHITECTURE OF HUMANISM. In spite of the somewhat complex sexual aspects it entailed, he entertained a passionate love affair with Vita Sackville-West from 1923-5, the period leading up to his publication of THE PORTRAIT OF ZÉLIDE. This latter work drew him to the attention of Col. Ralph Isham, who invited him to prepare for publication the Boswell papers Isham had coaxed from Malahide Castle. Scott was engaged in this project until, after a short holiday back home in the UK, he contracted pneumonia and died in New York in 1929. The editorship was then assumed by Frederick Pottle. Scott's POEMS were published posthumously in 1931. While the occasion upon which this portrait was made is not readily ascertainable, certainly the Rothenstein and Scott paths must have frequently intersected.

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      Quantin, Paris 1884 - FIRST EDITION, with two original Manet etchings. The first biography of Manet, written by his close friend Edmond Bazire, and published only nine months after Manet's death. Exquisitely illustrated with two original Manet etchings ("L'Odalisque couchee" and "La Convelescente"), three etched plates by Guerard after Manet, six heliogravure plates after Manet, a facsimile letter, and numerous additional illustrations. Paris: Quantin, 1884. Octavo, contemporary half calf over marbled boards; custom box. Chips to spine with wear to joints, text and illustrations clean. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      London: Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 1884. half vellum with green pebbled cloth, top edge gilt. Beckford, William. thick tall 8vo. half vellum with green pebbled cloth, top edge gilt. (vi), 237; vi, 195; viii,196; vi, 78; viii,150 pages. 5 volumes bound in 1. Complete set of this massive sale. William Beckford (1760-1844) was a novelist and art and book collector who rivaled the most important collectors of his day. The collection was kept intact by the family and sold many years after his death. The first four parts are completely priced in pen in the margin with the buyer's name written in pen in the opposite margin. Some soiling of covers with a crack along the bottom of the front hinge. Library bookplate is the only library marking.

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        Aus dem westlichen Himalaja. Erlebnisse und Forschungen.,

      Leipzig, F. A. Brockhaus 1884. - Vgl. Embacher 289 u. Wurzbach XLVIII, 274 ff (Das vorlieg. Werk in beiden Werken aufgrund des Erscheinungsjahres noch nicht angeführt). Der in Wien geborene Sprachforscher U. (1842-1904) trat als Leutnant in ein österr. Kavallerieregiment, verließ aber 1864 die Armee und bezog die Universität in Bonn. 1866 siedelte er nach Paris über, wo er 1873 Professor an der orientalischen Akademie wurde. Im Auftrag der Regierung machte U. 1876-82 drei Forschungsreisen durch Zentralasien. - Die Bedeutung U.s liegt besonders in seinen archäologischen Untersuchungen wie anthropologischen, ethnologischen und linguistischen Studien. (Embacher). Das vorliegende Werk beschreibt eine zu ethnologischen und anthropologischen Zwecken in den Jahren 1881 u. 82 durchgeführte Reise des Verfassers in den westlichen Teil des Himalaja bis zu den Indusquellen. Die Abbildungen zeigen v.a. Gebrauchsgegenstände u. Schmuck sowie einige Felsenzeichnungen. gr.-8°. XXVI, 330 S. Mit 181 Holzstich-Abb. nach Zeichnungen v. B. SCHMIDT im Text u. auf 20 tlw. gefalteten Tafeln, 4 mehrf. gef. Tab. u 5 tlw. gef. u. farbig lithogr. Karten. Roter OLnbd. mit reichen, ornamentalen Verzierungen in Gold-, Schwarz- u. Blindpräg. sowie Titel u. Vignette in Goldpräg. auf Vorderdeckel. Rücken fachgerecht restauriert (unterlegt). Exlibris u. Namenszug auf Vorsatz; Schmutztit. gebräunt; im Text sauberes Ex.; papierbedingt durchgeh. gebräunt.

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        The Hollanders in Nova Zembla: An Arctic Poem

      Putnam, New York 1884 - Signed copy. 1884, G. P. Putnam's Sons. Blue cloth-covered hardcover, no dustjacket. Gilt decoration shape of Nova Zembla islands on cover, black title on front, gilt title on spine. Gilt edging. Decorated endpapers, frontispiece with undamaged, unfoxed tissue guard. Nice clean copy, unmarked except as noted. Light wear to covers, 1/4" scratch, a little corner damage. First US edition, First of this translation by Daniel Van Pelt. Signed by Van Pelt on 2nd endpaper in neat fountainpen writing, "To Prof. C. Daesburg in token of friendship from Daniel Van Pelt" Epic poem, trans. from Dutch, tells heroic story of Barents and Heemskerck and their discoveries, explration and shipwreck on Nova Zembla (Novia Zemyla) as they sought the northwest passage. Inro. by Van Campen. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Reflections in Palestine 1883

      London: Macmillan, 1884. Duodecimo. x, 124 pages. Black endpapers. 3 maps printed in black and red. Original fawn cloth ruled in red and black on spine and upper and lower boards; titled in black on spine and upper board. A near-fine, crisp copy of this extremely scarce title.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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        Le Grelot. La Justice en Corse.

      1884 - Paris: 1884. 4pp, with a wood-engraved caricature in original colour on front. Caricature 310 x 265mm. A few nicks. A satirical map of Corsica, with Justice being cruxified on her scales by lawyers, her blindfold over her mouth. Her outline transforms the island's outline into a skull. 'The Grelot' was a Republican journal founded in 1871 by Arnold Mortier, lasting until 1903, despite many lawsuits brought against it. The magazine was in the forefront of a campaign to give satirical drawing the same liberties as writing; it was obliged to submit every cartoon to the censors for permission to publish! Alfred Le Petit (1841-1909) contributed to Le Grelot from 1872 until 1903. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Picea Bracteata, Loudon

      Published in Edinburgh and London in 1863-1884 - A very detailed hand colored lithograph by Edward James Ravenscroft (1816-1890)from his monumental book "The Pinetum Britannicum: A Descriptive Account of Hardy Coniferous Trees Cultivated in Great Britain." which was printed in Edinburgh and London in 1863-1884. Overall this print measures 22" x 15.25". The development of botanical illustration in many ways echoes that of other art forms in that it is influenced by politics, philosophy and, of course, science. Perhaps at no time was this more pressingly visible than during nineteenth-century Britain where the aspirations of an expanding Empire resulted in a national pride that fostered scientific discovery as well as art. At the heart of this movement were the newly crowned Queen Victoria and her husband Prince Albert. As Consort rather than King, Albert’s role was somewhat ambivalent and although he acted as a valuable advisor to his wife, it was the Queen alone who bore responsibility the operations of government. He, thus, was obliged to find his own interests and became a valued patron of the arts and sciences. His involvement in the coordination of the Great Exhibition of 1851 in large part helped to ensure its success. Therefore, it is with little surprise that Edward James Ravenscroft dedicated his large three folio work on pine trees, Pinetum Brittanicum, to the memory of the much adored Prince Consort, Albert. In December 1861 the Queen’s husband died leaving her emotionally devastated and plunging the Empire into mourning. Ravenscroft could not have thought of a more appropriate dedication, as it was the German-born Albert who had introduced the Christmas tree tradition to Britain. Ravenscroft’s publication is widely considered to be one of the greatest works on pines and is lavishly illustrated with colorful and refined depictions of many varieties of pine trees from both sides of the Atlantic. For example, The "Wellingtonia" – of "Washingtonia," as Americans proposed to call it – now Sequoiadendron giganteum, was a recent arrival in Britain, having been discovered in California about 1850. Bark and cross sections with a diameter of 96 feet had been displayed in New York and at the Crystal Palace in London. Many of the illustrations in the Pinetum Brittanicum portray the trees in parks or other natural settings with human figures included in the compositions, belying Ravenscroft’s ostensibly scientific goal in producing the work. Despite the great artistry and aesthetic appeal of the images, however, the publication is a testament to the great nineteenth-century fascination with natural history, as well as the impulse to classify and catalogue--two interests that went hand in hand and intensified dramatically over the course of the 1800s. In 1754, the great Swedish naturalist, Linnaeus, asserted in his dissertation entitled Flora Angelica, that whereas at the beginning of the previous century the English seemed little suited, indeed alien, to the study of botany, they had produced by the end of that century as many botanists as the whole of the rest of Europe. Ravenscroft was one of the great talents to emerge in this period in the field of natural history illustration, combining aspects of beauty and sc--normally considered antithetical--with apparently effortless grace. John Lindley contributed botanical descriptions for the first three parts, and Andrew Murray and Maxwell T. Masters wrote the remainder. The work was ostensibly based upon Charles Lawson’s much smaller monograph describing the range of conifers growing in Great Britain, which Edward Ravenscroft was able to bring to completion. Amongst the subscribers to the book were the French Emperor Napoleon III, who requested 30 copies and Queen Victoria. Great institutions such as the British Museum and Oxford and Cambridge Universities also subscribed to the text. Fair condition with some foxing/staining throughout. Overall browning of paper. Repair to top margin.

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        Capitän Jacobsen`s Reise an der Nordwestküste Amerikas 1881-1883 zum Zwecke ethnologischer Sammlungen und Erkundigungen nebst Beschreibung persönlicher Erlebnisse für den deutschen Leserkreis bearbeitet von A. Woldt.,

      Leipzig, Spohr, 1884 - VIII, 431 S. Mit 2 Karten und zahlr. Abb. und Tafeln. Jacobsen (1853-1947) erwarb auf dieser Fahrt zahlreiche Exponate für das Berliner Völkerkundemuseum, die in diesem Band ausführlich dokumentiert werden. "Er besuchte die Vancouver-Insel, die Queen-Charlotte-Inseln, verschiedene Küstenpunkte von Britisch-Kolumbien sowie Alaska, wo er u. a. den Yukon befuhr und vom Kotzebue-sund nach der Norton-Bai zog. Er brachte weit über 6000 Objekte mit zurück, die grösste von einem einzelnen in jenen Gebieten zusammengebrachte völkerkundliche Samlung. . Nach J.s Tagebuch verfasste Wold den Reisebericht." (Henze, II, 697).- Einband etwas lichtrandig, sonst frischer Zustand. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550 8°, OLeinen mit Rücken- und Deckeltitel.

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        The History of France.

      London. Sampson Lowe, Marston, Searle, and Rivington. 1883-1884. - Illustrated throughout with full page plate engravings and further vignettes en texte. 8 volumes complete. Thick 8vo. Very Handsomely bound in 3/4 gilt ruled straight grain morocco and marbled boards. Gilt ruled spine compartments. Gilt tooled raised bands. Gilt titles. Marbled endsheets. t.e.g. The mildest rubbing to several covers and spines. Some spines very mildly darkened. Several corners bumped. Volume 8 presents faint water staining to fore-edge with further staining to margins of internals not intruding upon text and images, else a Fine crisp set with terrific shelf appeal.Featured Sets. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Residence and Ranch of the Late J.H.M. Carty, Boise City, Idaho Territory

      San Francisco 1884 - Thompson and West 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. From Original Drawings Publisher: Wallace W. Elliott, San Francisco, 1884 Hand-colored lithograph (later color) 13 1/2” x 20 1/2” Thomas H. Thompson, formerly Captain Thomas, began his career preparing maps and atlases of Illinois and Iowa counties. At various times of his life he was in partnership with several different men, two of them, Louis Everts and Alfred Andreas, were old acquaintances from his army days. In 1870 Thompson and Everts began publishing atlases, releasing in that year what they called “combination atlas maps.” In the 1870 atlases, lithographic illustrations were placed at the rear of the volumes. After 1870 the illustrations were interleaved with township maps throughout the atlases. The atlases were sold by subscription by traveling salesmen. Thompson and Everts dissolved their partnership in the early 70s and in 1875 Thompson migrated to California. There he published atlases of Sonoma County (1877), Fresno County (1891), and Tulare County (1892). In partnership with West, he issued atlases of Santa Clara County (1875), Alameda County (1878) and Solano County (1878). All are illustrated with lithographic views and sketches similar to those in the atlases of mid-western counties. In 1884 Thompson and West published The History of the Idaho Territory. This atlas was first full-scale history of Idaho, with a splendid array of lithographed plates showing the farms, mines, houses, and other features of Idaho settlements, including bird's-eye views of several of the towns. Much space is devoted to the mining industries and other economic enterprises, but there is also treatment of early exploration, Indian Wars and other aspects of Idaho history and settlement.

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      - DUHAMEL Georges (Paris 1884 - Valmondois 1966), médecin et écrivain français Manuscrit autographe intitulé « Manger français, dormir français ». 3 pages in-folio sur feuillets simples numérotés avec de nombreuses ratures et corrections. Amusante chronique comparant les différentes nations d’Europe et leurs habitudes pour la nourriture et leur temps de sommeil.

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      - DUHAMEL Georges (1884-1966), écrivain, poète. Photographie. Beau portrait photographique dédicacé et signé. « A René Davenay. De grand coeur en amical souvenir, janvier 1939 ». René Davenay fut romancier et journaliste, anima également des émissions radiodiffusées. Photographie originale, tirage argentique. Au dos : inscription manuscrite « Georges Duhamel ». Dimensions : H 24,6 x L 17 cm.

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        The complete carriage and wagon painter. A concise compendium of the art of painting carriages, wagons and sleighs, embracing full directions in all the various branches, including lettering, scrolling, ornamenting, striping, varnishing and coloring

      M. T. Richardson, New York 1884 - First edition, small 8vo, pp. [3]-181 (pp. 178-81 are ads); 73 wood- engraved illustrations in the text; original pictorial ochre cloth stamped in black on the upper cover, and in gilt and black on the spine; soiled and stained, extremities rubbed, else good and sound. Numerous editions appeared into the 20th century, but the first edition is scarce. Not in OCLC. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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