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        Leaves Of Grass.

      Glasgow, Wilson & McCormick 1884 - 13.5 x 22cm. Frontispiece, 382 pages, with 12 page publisher's catalogue to rear. Original hardcover with gilt lettering in protective Mylar. Very good condition, binding and boards solid with minor signs of shelf wear to spine. Endpapers browned, text bright. Previous owner's name and date (1884) on front free endpaper. Some annotations to rear of book. This is the 1884 edition of Walt Whitman's "Leaves of Grass". In 1855, Whitman published his first edition of the book, a slim volume consisting of twelve untitled poems and a preface. He designed the cover, and typeset and paid for the printing of the book himself. Upon the completion, he sent a copy to Ralph Waldo Emerson, who praised it so highly that Whitman reprinted the letter, in subsequent editions—without obtaining Emerson’s permission. The letter from Emerson included the now famous line: "I greet you at the beginning of a great career." A year later, in 1856, Whitman released a second edition of the book with a total of thirty-three poems. Over the course of his life, Whitman continued to rework and enlarge the volume, publishing several more editions of the book. The version left in 1892, at the time of his death, contained 383 poems, including "When Lilacs Last in the Door-yard Bloom’d" and "O Captain! My Captain!" both written to memorialize President Lincoln. Well-known poems in the 1855 edition include "I Sing the Body Electric," "The Sleepers," and "Song of Myself, " a long poem in fifty-two sections, which is considered by many to be his masterpiece. The critical and popular response to Leaves of Grass was overwhelmingly positive. One critic noted, in an 1855 review in Life Illustrated, "It is like no other book that ever was written, and therefore, the language usually employed in notices of new publications is unavailable in describing it." Unusually prescient, even now, Leaves of Grass has become an unavoidable influence on American poetry. [From poetsdotorg]

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        La Regenta por . Ilustración de Juan Llimona. Grabados de Gómez Polo.

      Biblioteca Arte y Letras, Barcelona 1884 - 1ª edición. 12.7x19.7. 2 vols. de 527pp. y 592pp. Ilus. con viñetas. Tela editorial estampada. Rotura de 8cm. en la bisagra del Tomo I, asegurada para que no vaya a más; roces en las cabezas y pies de los lomos; esquinas algo rozadas; los planos limpios, con los colores impresos muy frescos. Interiores muy limpios. En conjunto, buenos ejemplares. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 4 Euros.

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      1884. First Edition . JACKSON, Helen H[unt]. Ramona. A Story. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1884. Octavo, original gilt-stamped green cloth, floral-patterned endpapers. $1600.First edition of JacksonÂ’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 JacksonÂ’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 peopleÂ’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 aboutÂ… much of the crucial action in Ramona was taken whole from real life” (Introduction, Ramona). “The novelÂ’s literary presence can still be feltÂ…. Ramona has also taken an important place in the literary history of Southern California [as] the first novel about the region ever publishedÂ… Jackson created the first figures in a long line ofÂ… 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 RamonaÂ’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.

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        A Western Journey with Mr. Emerson

      Boston: Little, Brown. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1884. First Edition. Original Wraps. Original plain card-stock wrappers in the publisher's printed japanese-vellum french-fold cover, all in the publisher's green-gray printed dust-wrapper; pp. 141. Front wrapper chipped, front hinge starting, else clean and bright; the japanese-vellum cover has a long tear to the rear panel, with a chip out; the outer jacket is in two pieces, with a long tear matching that on the inner jacket, and is chipped along the edges, flaps detached, the rear flap missing altogether, the front flap laid in; Also contains "Matthew Arnold's Lecture on Emerson," reprinted from the Boston "Daily Advertiser" of December 11, 1883 .

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        The Raven

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1884. Hard Cover. Very Good -. Hard Cover. Acclaimed first edition published with Gustave Doré's magnificent illustrations of Poe's most famous poem. The 25 steelplate engravings by Doré are perfect representations of the mystery and beauty of Poe's work. It is the last work illustrated by Doré before his death in 1883 and was published posthumously. Edmund Stedman was himself a poet and an editor of Poe's works. Elephant folio in original grey cloth binding with ornately decorated cover in black and gilt that depicts one of the angels from the poem. Covers are spotted, soiled, and rubbed, with chipping along edges, bumped corners, and split along bottom of joint of front cover. Hinges tender and somewhat loose but holding. Front free endpaper has a piece torn away and the rear endpaper is detached with chipping to the edges. The plates are generally clean and bright, with an occasional smudge to a margin. Two of the plates have a small tear on bottom of the page that is not visible on the front of the plate. Two tissue guards have small tears along the bottom. Occasional spots of foxing throughout and small blue pen marking to two pages (not plates). Very faint dampstain to bottom margins of first few pages. With list of illustrations and their engravers. Unpaginated with 23 pages of commentary and the text of the poem preceding the illustrations. POE/041817.

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      James R. Osgood & Co, Boston 1884 - 12mo. Author's first book. 225pp. Bound in olive green cloth lettered and decorated in black, spine lettering gilt; some bubbling of cloth, front hinge cracked; a clean bright copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        A Historical Account of the Belief in Witchcraft in Scotland

      HAMILTON, ADAMS & CO, LONDON 1884 - General shelf wear, tanned spine & edges, soil spot on cover, worn corners, cracked hinge, tanning pages, and very few foxing spots. DATE PUBLISHED: 1884 EDITION: 268 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de la création des ètres organisés d'apres les lois naturelles ... Trosieme edition

      Paris: C. Reinwald, 1884. 8vo, pp. xii, 600, 20 (C. Reinwald & Cie. catalogue); lithograph frontispiece, 15 lithograph plates (several printed in blue, 3 double-page), folding stencil-colored world map, tables in the text; quite a delightful copy, uncut, unopened, in original burgundy cloth decorated and lettered in gilt. Of the "Conférences scientifiques sur la doctrine de l'évolution en général et celle de Darwin, Goethe et Lamarck en particulier, traduites de l'Allemand par le docteur Ch. Letourneau" (from the title-p.). First published in French in 1874. Haeckel's books are famously illustrated, and while not one of the stunning quartos, the illustrations are compelling and the book is in fine condition.

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        Life and Labour in the Far, Far West: Being the Notes of a Tour in the Western States, British Columbia, Manitoba, and the North-West Territory. With Specially Prepared Map, Showing the Author's Route.

      London, Paris, & New York: Cassell & Co., Limited, 1884. 4to, original red cloth, backstrip gilt-lettered, front cover gilt-stamped with images of Indian totems. xvi, 432, 8(Catalogue) pp. Large folding facsimile of Indian pictographic record tipped in at front; large folding colored map of Western U.S. and Canada tipped in at rear. Rubbed at backstrip tips and corners; backstrip a bit dull; blank scrap of paper mounted on front pastedown; repaired tear to facsimile, with small stain from previous tape repair; but generally a very good copy with some highly unusual attributes. First Edition, presentation copy with the extra plate rarely found. Inscribed at half-title: “T. Percy Fox / With the Author's very kind regards / Bredenburg Court / June 18, 1884”. This is a transcript of a journal made on a tour of North America in the spring and summer of 1883 by three Englishmen who were gathering information to help English farmers who were considering emigration. They spent time in Salt Lake City, Yosemite, and Los Angeles before heading north to investigate British Columbia, Montana, Dakota Territory, and Western Canada. The presence of the facsimile photograph is remarkable. According to a printed statement on its verso, Barneby was given the document in July, 1883, as he was passing through an area of Canada populated by Cree Indians. Intending to reproduce it in this book, Barneby later sent it to Winnipeg to be translated; but his agent then apparently sold the item to a local museum instead of returning it. Barneby finally recovered it in December, 1884. His note is dated January, 1885, well after the publication of the book; so it is to be presumed that he had this spectacular frontispiece inserted into copies issued, or presented, thereafter. (Perhaps the inscription to Percy Fox was backdated to the date of publication.) The pictograph is apparently a record kept by a Cree chief of negotiations with white settlers and supplies received from them from 1873 to 1877. Barneby's descendants put the virtually unique document up at auction in London in December, 2000; it sold for a total of 43,000 pounds sterling. The facsimile is not unrecorded, as it appears in two of the four copies of this book listed in ABPC between 1975 & 2000; but it is not mentioned in any bibliography. Flake 305. Graff 187. Smith 559.

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        Le crime et le châtiment

      Librairie Plon 1884 - Paris, Librairie Plon, 1884. 2 tomes en 2 volumes. Demi percaline vert olive, en partie non rogné (époque). 334 et 308 pp. Les couvertures sont conservées, mais pas les dos. Edition originale française. La traduction est due à Victor Derély. Concernant l’introduction en France de la littérature russe: “Après les premières histoires de la Russie et de son empire au XVIIIe siècle, occidentales ou traduites, la littérature russe se fait connaître en France dans la première moitié du XIXe siècle, d’abord par ses poètes. Quand Émile Dupré de Saint-Maure (1772-1854) publie une Anthologie russe en 1823, certains noms ne sont donc pas inconnus. C’est dans ce recueil qu’apparaît pour la première fois celui d’Alexandre Pouchkine. Un autre important recueil lui répond en 1846, Les Poètes Russes d’Élim Mestscherski ; il clôt cette période essentiellement poétique de la traduction. Une nouvelle période s’ouvre en effet avec la traduction par Louis Viardot (déjà aidé, en réalité, par Tourgueniev, installé en France par intermittences) des Nouvelles de Gogol, en 1845. Le livre remporte un fort succès, et contribue à établir la renommée de Gogol en Europe. D’autres textes de Gogol suivront. Mérimée traduit la Dame de pique de Pouchkine en 1849. L’œuvre est très remarquée. La traduction de la Fille du capitaine de Pouchkine en 1853 par Viardot connut un succès extraordinaire et de nombreuses rééditions. Viardot-Tourgueniev et Mérimée sont dans ces années les principales figures de la traduction des auteurs russes, Gogol et Pouchkine en tête, mais ce goût s’étend à d’autres figures célèbres, comme Xavier Marmier, l’infatigable explorateur des littératures nordiques, qui donna le Héros de notre temps de Lermontov en 1856 (NB: ce n’est pas la première traduction). Les œuvres de Tourgueniev, dont ce dernier souvent effectue lui-même la traduction ou la supervise, contribuent à la poursuite de cet élan et constituent les principales œuvres russes publiées en France dans les années 1860-1870. La renommée renouvelée de la littérature russe et de ses grands romans des années 1860 (celles, notamment, de Crime et châtiment en 1866 et de Guerre et Paix, 1866-1869) parvenant en Europe, les années 1870 voient paraître plusieurs études sur la littérature russe ancienne et contemporaine : Tableau de la littérature russe depuis son origine jusqu’a nos jours de Konstantin Petrov en 1872, Histoire de la littérature contemporaine en Russie de Céleste Courrière, en 1875, la Russie épique d’Alfred Rambaud en 1876. Guerre et Paix fut traduit en 1879, mais, paru en français à Saint-Pétersbourg, ne fut guère encore remarqué en France, malgré les efforts de Tourgueniev pour le faire connaître. Les années 1883-1886 sont un moment décisif. Aiguillonné par les articles d’Eugène-Melchior de Vogüé publiés dans la Revue des Deux Mondes à partir de 1883, plus tard réunis dans le Roman russe (1886), par l’émotion suscitée par la mort de Tourgueniev cette même année et les éloges adressés à sa mémoire, l’intérêt pour les grands écrivains russes reprend. 1884 voit paraître les deux premières traductions de Dostoïevski, celles d’Humiliés et offensés et de Crime et châtiment, tandis que Guerre et paix, dans les deux éditions françaises de sa traduction, en 1884 et 1886, à un moment plus favorable, obtient un large succès populaire. C’est alors une véritable russomanie littéraire qui s’abat sur la France. En nombre immense, romans, nouvelles et récits sont traduits et publiés, en volumes ou dans les principales revues de l’époque.” (source: site de la Bibliothèque russe et slave) Quelques traces d’usures aux reliures (solides), une tache sur un dos. Deux petits manques angulaires aux couvertures (photos). Exemplaire plutôt agréable, ayant un certain charme, ne comportant pas de rousseurs. L’intérieur de chaque volume est globalement bien préservé, quasiment pas jauni. 2 taches. La présence des couvertures, comme ici, n’est a priori pas le cas le plus fréquent. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Leaves Of Grass.

      13.5 x 22cm. Frontispiece, 382 pages, with 12 page publisher's catalogue to rear. Original hardcover with gilt lettering in protective Mylar. Very good condition, binding and boards solid with minor signs of shelf wear to spine. Endpapers browned, text bright. Previous owner's name and date (1884) on front free endpaper. Some annotations to rear of book. This is the 1884 edition of Walt Whitman's "Leaves of Grass". In 1855, Whitman published his first edition of the book, a slim volume consisting of twelve untitled poems and a preface. He designed the cover, and typeset and paid for the printing of the book himself. Upon the completion, he sent a copy to Ralph Waldo Emerson, who praised it so highly that Whitman reprinted the letter, in subsequent editionswithout obtaining Emersons permission. The letter from Emerson included the now famous line: I greet you at the beginning of a great career. A year later, in 1856, Whitman released a second edition of the book with a total of thirty-three poems. Over the course of his life, Whitman continued to rework and enlarge the volume, publishing several more editions of the book. The version left in 1892, at the time of his death, contained 383 poems, including When Lilacs Last in the Door-yard Bloomd and O Captain! My Captain! both written to memorialize President Lincoln. Well-known poems in the 1855 edition include I Sing the Body Electric," The Sleepers," and Song of Myself, " a long poem in fifty-two sections, which is considered by many to be his masterpiece. The critical and popular response to Leaves of Grass was overwhelmingly positive. One critic noted, in an 1855 review in Life Illustrated, It is like no other book that ever was written, and therefore, the language usually employed in notices of new publications is unavailable in describing it. Unusually prescient, even now, Leaves of Grass has become an unavoidable influence on American poetry. [From poetsdotorg]

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        CALIFORNIA TOURIST. Yosemite, The Big-Tree Groves Geysers, Monterey and Other Popular Summer Resorts of California. June 1, 1884.

      [San Francisco?]: 1884. One sheet of yellow paper, printed both sides, folded 6x, to form a 15 panel brochure. Verso with railway route map [12 panels, 15" x 13-3/8"].Unfolded: 15-7/8" x 17". Folded:. Some splits along folds. Some other modest wear & soiling. Very Good.

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        Leaves Of Grass.

      Glasgow, Wilson & McCormick, 1884. 13.5 x 22cm. Frontispiece, 382 pages, with 12 page publisher's catalogue to rear. Original hardcover with gilt lettering in protective Mylar. Very good condition, binding and boards solid with minor signs of shelf wear to spine. Endpapers browned, text bright. Previous owner's name and date (1884) on front free endpaper. Some annotations to rear of book. This is the 1884 edition of Walt Whitman's "Leaves of Grass". In 1855, Whitman published his first edition of the book, a slim volume consisting of twelve untitled poems and a preface. He designed the cover, and typeset and paid for the printing of the book himself. Upon the completion, he sent a copy to Ralph Waldo Emerson, who praised it so highly that Whitman reprinted the letter, in subsequent editions

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        The life and martyrdom of Saint Katerine of Alexandria, virgin and martyr. Now first printed from a manuscript of the early part of the fifteenth century in the possession of Henry Hucks Gibbs, with preface, notes, glossary, and appendix.

      London: Nichols & Sons, 1884. 4to (26.6 cm, 10.5"). [8], xix, [1], 86, [2], lxii, 188 pp.; 1 col. plt. First edition, printed for the members of the Roxburghe Club: a 15th-century prose rendition of one of the most popular virgin martyr legends, transcribed from the original manuscript and extensively annotated. The title-page is printed in black and red, and the main text — which preserves the spelling and special characters of the Middle English — is preceded by a color-printed facsimile of the first leaf of the illuminated manuscript. The volume closes with a reissue of the Early English Text Society's printing of Einenkel's edition of an Early Middle English verse rendition of the saint's life, given in Latin and Middle English.         NSTC 0458171. Later full navy morocco, spine with gilt-stamped title; spine gently sunned. Top edges gilt. Two pages with small spots of faint staining, overall gentle age-toning. A nice example of the Roxburghe Club's => impeccable publication standards.

      [Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co]
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      Boston: James R. Osgood & Co, 1884. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine. Octavo. Published prior to the British edition; 359pp. Bound in the scarce blue S-cloth, spine lettering gilt with publisher's gilt monogram at foot. One of 1500 copies printed in the true first edition. A superior copy, with very minor edge wear; a near fine copy, internally clean and bright. [BAL 10569].

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        Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. together with The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides [with] Johnsoniana [five volumes complete]

      George Bell and Sons, London 1884 - First edition of Napier's Boswell, including the Tour of the Hebrides, with Robina Napier's Johnsoniana, "Anecdotes of the Late Samuel Johnson, LL. D. by Prs. Piozzi, Richard Cumberland Bishop Percy and others together with The Diary of Dr, Campbell and extracts from that of Madame d'Arblay". Complete in five volumes. Bound in full tree calf by Mansell, "successor to Hayday", rebacked in 1954 by Bennett Book Studios. The leather Bennett used has weakened, but the linen hinges underneath are sound. The set shows edgewear & chipping, hinges split but sound in volume one; minor sporadic foxing to some pages, particularly the plates. Text clean; lv, [blank], 581; x, [2], 569; ix, [3], 563; xiii, [3], 467; xi, [3], 432 pages; plates, engravings, facsimiles of letters and manuscripts. Includes two letters from dealer & binder Whitman Bennett & a receipt regarding the rebacking in 1954. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Wien & Leipzig: Urban & Schwarzenberg. Very Good. 1884-88. Hardcover. Clean blue cloth. Maroon spine label with gilt titles. Texts tight, clean & intact. Medical biographical dictionary. Approx. 4,000 pages. 80,000 physicians listed. International in scope. Erster Band: 1884, 718pp. Lindsley - Revillon. Zweiter Band: 1885, 712pp. Chavet - Gwinne. Dritter Band: 1886, 718pp. Haab - Lindsley. Vierter Band: 1886, 718pp. Lindsley - Revillon. Funfter Band: 1887, 718pp. Revolat - Trefurt. Sechster Band: 1888, 1056pp. Treiber - Zypen. Nachtrage und Erganzungen. Und unter Special Redaction Dr. E. Gurlt. Volume #1, pages 416 - 465 are age toned. A few lightly age toned edges at the beginning & ending of the other volumes. German text. Rare Section; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall .

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        Chess Fruits: A Selection of direct mate, self-mate, picture and letter problems, poems and humorous sketches from the compositions of Thomas B Rowland, a few of Frideswide F Rowland's latest productions, popular games by leading players, and others of general interest

      Thomas B Rowland and Frideswide F Rowland, Dublin 1884 - Red cloth with black lettering and decorative border. [9], 10-172, [4] ads. Frideswide Rowland was the first first woman to win a prize in a composing competition in 1882. This volume, co-authored with her Irish chess-player husband, contains 51 two-move problems, 16 three-move problems, and 1 self-mates as well as anecdotes, poetry. Solutions in back. Previous owner's signature on ffep. Extremities bumped, light discoloration to cloth on rear board, some very light mottling to endpapers. Contents else fine. Betts, 33-73. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Ruinen - zehn Radierungen.

      57 x 39 cm, 1Titelbl., 9 (statt 10) Orig.-Radierung, HLwd.-Mappe, m. losen Blättern, Mappe angeschmutzt, minimal stockfleckig Nr. 7 von 15 Exemplaren. Alle Blätter vom Künstler signiert. - Gregor Rabinovitch, (1884-1958), russischer Jude, ab 1904 studierte er Graphik in München sowie Architektur in St. Petersburg, später Studium d. Rechte in Moskau, ab 1912 lebte er als Künstler in Paris. Nach dem Beginn des ersten Weltkrieges blieb er in Genf stecken, später in Zürich. Dort in politisch engagierten Künstlerkreisen, zu seinen Freunden gehörten unter anderem Eduard Gubler und Otto Morach. Zu den Zürcher Dadaisten um Hugo Ball hielt er aber Distanz. Ab 1922 arbeitete er für die Satirezeitschrift "Nebelspalter", dem er bis in die 1950er Jahre treu blieb. Inhaltlich waren die Zeichnungen von Pazifismus und einem starken Engagement gegen den Faschismus geprägt, auch die schweizerische Politik war vor seiner spitzen Feder nicht sicher. Beides führte wiederholt zu Protesten und zu Auseinandersetzungen mit der Zensur. Nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg wandte er, der noch 1934 die Sowjetunion positiv eingeschätzt hatte, sich einem Stalin angreifenden Antikommunismus zu. Einen wichtigen und auch finanziell einträglichen Aspekt seiner Arbeit stellten die Exlibris dar. Auf Beruf, Stellung oder Wohnort des Auftraggebers ging er mit Witz und Poesie ein.

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        Les Courtisanes de l'ancienne Rome (EX. sur JAPON avec Manuscrit)

      1884 - Bruxelles, Auguste Brancart, 1884. 142 x 222 mm, 222 pp. Reliure du début du XXème siècle, demi-maroquin rouge à coins, dos à nerfs orné d'encadrements et de fleurons dorés, couvertures et dos conservés, non rogné. Quelques frottements aux mors. EDITION ORIGNALE tirée à petit nombre. UN DES QUELQUES EXEMPLAIRES SUR JAPON, tirage non mentionné. Il comporte deux états de la couverture (orange et blanc). EXEMPLAIRE ENRICHI DU MANUSCRIT AUTOGRAPHE signé de l'Avant propos (une page et demi au format de l'ouvrage monté sur onglet) d'abord intitulé Préface. RARE TIRAGE, BEL EXEMPLAIRE.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1884 - 1884 Original Paperback Wisden with tape to the spine

      1884. Hi, This lot is an Original 1884 Wisden Paperback with tape to the spine. This is in OK condition, the main issue is the rear cover has some heavy tape marks but it is a complete paperback although with tape to the spine. The front cover has a few light marks , the rear cover has heavy tape marks, internally it is well read and quite a few marks, a cheap and cheerful way to own an early Wisden but the condition of it is not the best.

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        Eigenh. Albumblatt mit U. O. O. u. D.

      1884. 1 S. Qu.-8vo. "Ein Staat, der den Volkswohlstand heben will, muss die Tatkraft und geistige Spannkraft seiner Bevölkerung erhöhen. Es ist nicht ein Zufall, dass die Völker grösster wirtschaftlicher Energie auch die grösste geistige Freiheit geniessen. Geistige und materielle Kultur sind auf ihrer höchsten Stufe zur Einheit verbunden [...]". - Philippovich habilitierte sich 1884 in Wien für politische

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      London. William Heinemann 1884-1899 - 13 volumes octavo 7 x 4 1/2 inches. HANDSOMELY LEATHER BOUND IN HALF MOROCCO with simple flower tooling and gilt squares -by Bumpus. There were 2 further volumes A Desperate Character and The Jew and Other stories but they were probably published just after these were bound as the last volume is a slightly different shade which would indicate it was bound when issued. A VERY PRETTY LEATHER BOUND 19TH CENTURY COLLECTION OF THE WORKS OF TURGENEV. Good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Leaves of Grass

      Philadelphia David McKay, No. 23 South Ninth Street 1884 Reprint of the Rees Welsh edition of 1882 (which, in turn, reprinted the sixth, banned edition published in Boston), with integral title page; in effect, the second Philadelphia edition. 8vo: 382pp, single leaf with Samuel Hollyer 's steel-engraved portrait of Whitman and tissue guard inserted following p. 28. Publisher's finely woven mustard-yellow S cloth (BAL binding A), spine and upper cover lettered and decorated in gilt, mottled blue vein-pattern end papers. A superb example, about Fine, binding square and tight, gilt undiminished, contents clean, fresh, and bright. BAL 21630. Myerson. Grolier American 100, 67. Fine- ¶ In June, 1882, Whitman signed an agreement with the Philadelphia publisher Rees Welsh & Co. to bring out Leaves of Grass using the Osgood plates of the sixth, banned edition. (On March 1, the District Attorney of Boston advised James R. Osgood & Co. that Leaves of Grass fell "within the provisions of the Public Statutes respecting obscene literature" and advised Osgood to "withdraw" and "suppress" the book. Osgood asked Whitman to expunge the offending passages; Whitman, by and large, refused, and Osgood "decline[d] to further circulate the book.") That same year, in October, after Rees Welsh had issued the first Philadelphia edition, David McKay, a young Scottish immigrant, took over the business from Rees Welsh and became Whitman's friend, strong supporter, and publisher. Two years later, McKay reprinted the Rees Welsh edition of 1882 with new title page and binding to match the banned Osgood edition. "Whitman's name appears twice on the binding, once in a gold stamped framed facsimile autograph on the front cover, and again on the spine, where the name forms the very ground of the 'Leaves of Grass' that appear above his name in both words and visual emblems, as if the leaves are literally growing from Walt Whitman. . . . And on down the spine is Whitman's beloved hand and butterfly emblem, now with the butterfly-soul appearing on the verge of taking leave of the body-hand: Whitman, still suffering the aftereffects of a stroke, was now convinced his life was near its end. The odd yellowish-olive cast of the cover cloth suggests autumn now instead of the summer-green of the early editions, and the tall grass on the spine looks like hay ready for the harvest. . . . Whitman never again created a new edition of Leaves, though he did add two 'annexes' and repackaged the book in different ways." (Folsom, Whitman Making Books/Books Making Whitman) N.B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Manon Opéra-Comique en Cinq Actes et Six Tableaux de MM. Henri Meilhac et Philippe Gille... Représentée pour la première fois le 17 janvier 1884... Direction Léon Carvalho. [Piano-vocal score].

      Paris: Heugel & Cie. [PN G.H. 1386], [after 1884]. Large octavo. Quarter red morocco with marbled boards. 1f. (recto half-title within decorative vignette printed in sepia, verso blank), 1f. (recto title printed in sepia on a dark ivory background, verso blank), 1f. (recto dedication, verso blank), [i] (named cast list), [ii]-[iii] (index), [iv] (blank), 391, [i] (blank) pp. A presentation copy, with a fine large 2-measure autograph musical quotation from the first act of the opera signed and inscribed in purple ink on the verso of the half-title: "à mon cher et excellent Docteur & ami Dr. Poyet. Massenet 1881-1895." Cast includes Heilbron as Manon, Molé-Truffier as Pousette, Chevalier as Javotte, Rémy as Rosette, Lardinois as the Servant, Talazac as Chevalier des Grieux, Taskin as Lescaut, Cobalei as Count des Grieux, Grinot as Guillot de Morfontaine, Collin as de Brétigny, and Labis, Teste, Reynal, Legrand, Troy, Davoust, and Bernard. With pictorial vignettes to pp. 1, 7, 123, 178, 251, 289, and 355. "Variante pour les Théâtres qui n'ont pas de Ballet" to head and "Paris, Imp. E. Dupré, rue du Delta 26." to foot of p. 391; plate number "G.H. 1356" to cast and index leaves and "H. et Cie. 7067" to cast list and first page of music. Small "Au Ménestrel" handstamp to cast page. Binding slightly worn and rubbed, upper hinge split. Tear to inner margins of index leaves and pp. 153-160, not affecting text; some page numbers and "Au Ménestrel" handstamp slightly cropped. Second edition. Manon, to a libretto by Henri Meilhac and Philippe Gille after Antoine-François Prévost's novel L'histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut (1731), was first performed in Paris at the Opéra-Comique (Salle Favart) on January 19, 1884. The passage from which Massenet has quoted is printed on p. 94 (measures 4 and 5) of the present score. "... In Manon herself Massenet created a portrait of the eternal feminine to rank with Mélisande and Lulu, and it is on this that the opera's appeal rests... In the final analysis Manon is by way of being a 'highlights' opera, lacking the cohesion and economy of more mature Massenet works, but those highlights were seldom surpassed in the composer's oeuvre." Rodney Milnes in Grove Music Online.

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      - gouachierte u. eiweißgehöhte Lithographie v. Friedrich Gottlob Müller in Verden b. Lühr & Dircks in Garding, v. 1884, 42 x 60 Articus, Schles.-Holst. Ortsansichten von F.G. Müller, S. 132. - Müller geb. 1816 in Roda (Stadtroda) gest. 1908 in Hannover lieferte über 130 Lithographien im wesentlichen aus Schleswig-Holstein, Niedersachsen u. Westfalen. - Müller arbeitete von 1844 bis 1884 in Verden. - Von 1884 an lebte er Hannover. - Sammelblatt mit 7 Ansichten. - Mittig Garding vom Süden vom Peters Hof gesehnen. - Darüber Schule, Rathaus mit Holsteinischer Hof und Hafenplatz. - Unter der Gesamtansicht Marktplatz mit Kirche, Schule zu Norden und die Enge Straße. - Am rechten und linken Rand fast unsichtbare Einriße bis in den Bildrand.

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        In Eis und Schnee. Die Aufsuchung der Jeannette-Expedition und eine Schlittenfahrt durch Sibirien. Autorisierte deutsche Ausgabe. Mit 46 Abbildungen in Holzschnitt und 3 Karten.

      Leipzig, F. A. Brockhaus 1884 - 8°. 22,5 cm. X, 384 Seiten, 3 Karten. Grüner illustrierter Original-Leinenband. Erste Ausgabe. Einband minimal berieben, kleiner Besitzerstempel verso Vorsatz. Gutes bis sehr gutes, komplettes Exemplar [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, the Astronomer-Poet of Persia. Rendered in English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald with an Accompaniment of Drawings by Elihu Vedder.

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1884. Folio. (57), (viii)ff. First deluxe edition. One of 100 copies, printed on Japanese paper and signed by the artist on the limitation page. The fifty-seven Art-Nouveau illustrations, drawn in pencil, ink, chalk, and watercolor over ten months from May 1883 to March 1884, are here printed on Japanese paper using a then-new photographic printing process which could accurately reproduce the subtle gradations of the originals. Each image is mounted on a larger folded sheet for binding, leaving large margins to frame the image at the center. Vedder's design work is not just limited to the illustrations, but includes everything from the hand-written text to the design of the binding and endpapers. Eight pages at the end of the book have printed notes and an index of illustrations. The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, a loose collection of quatrains, was first translated from Persian to English in 1859 by Edward Fitzgerald, over 700 years after the death of the author. It is clear that the most celebrated manifestation of Fitzgerald's translation is this 1884 arrangement by Elihu Vedder. Born in America, Vedder was one of the first artists of his generation to train in Paris. This training in the Academic style, with its emphasis on the classically proportioned female nude, combined with his penchant for mystical imagery and "visionary" style created the perfect style for the Rubaiyat, blending grounded, accurate reality with the excesses of feeling and emotion. Perhaps the emotion so evident in his drawings stems from the fact that the Rubaiyat was intensely personal for Vedder. After twice experiencing the loss of one of his children followed by the birth of another child within the year, he sought and found answers in Khayyam's message that the meaning of life was life itself and that death and renewal are part of that cycle. Vedder's rearrangement of the stanzas to fall into three sections--joy, death, and rebirth--echoes this revelation. Vedder also channels this conception into his art, which combines Christian and Classical figures with mystical imagery, like the "cosmic swirl," which he describes as "gradual concentration of elements that combine to form life; the sudden pause through the reverse of the movement which marks the instant of life; and then the gradual, ever-widening dispersion again of those elements into space." The first edition of Vedder's interpretation, which comprised both this deluxe edition and a regular edition with a printed cover and typeface text, was released in Boston on November 8, 1884, and sold out within six days. Later editions were smaller and used a half-tone screen process, meaning that only this first edition has truly fine renderings of Vedder's work. Interestingly, this is the text block that was used in Sangorski and Sutcliffe's legendary (but unlucky) jeweled binding, The Great Omar. In the original gilt-tooled morocco binding, with decorated silk doublures and large, elaborately gilt dentelles. A.e.g. Housed in a custom drop-back box. Foxing to the paper used to mount the illustrations, but rarely on the illustrations themselves, else a near fine copy of Vedder's masterwork. (Smithsonian American Art Museum, online Vedder Exhibition).

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        Ansichten aus der Steiermark, mit vorzüglicher Beachtung der Alterthümer und Denkwürdigkeiten, als: Burgen, Schlösser, Kirchen u.s.w. Der als Erläuterung beigegebene Text enthält viele Daten zur Geschichte des Kronlandes.

      Qu.-4. Mit 54 (statt 55) Ansichten, tlw. lithogr., tlw. in Holzstich. Mit je 4-8 S. Begleittext. HLwd. d. Zt. m. handschriftl. Rückentitel. Erstausgabe da in Lieferungen erschienen und hier wie meist ohne die Lieferungsumschläge gebunden ohne Titelblatt. - Die Alterthümer und Denkwürdigkeiten der Steiermark in weiteren Kreisen bekannt zu machen, ist der Zweck dieser in zwangloser Folge erscheinenden Hefte. Die Zeichnungen, welche sich durch ihre Naturwahrheit vortheilhaft bemerkbar machen, werden von tüchtiger Hand für dieses vaterländische Unternehmen geliefert, und der begleitende Text zeichnet sich durch seine Klarheit und Verläßlichkeit der historischen Daten aus. - Ursprünglich dienten die Tafeln als Beilagen zur Grazer Tagespost, weshalb dieses Werk häufig auch als Tagespost-Suite bezeichnet wird. - Unter den Ansichten Stift Admont, Stadt und Schloß Cilli, Deutsch-Landsberg, Frauenthal, Schloss Gösting, Der neue Circus in Graz, Irdning, Kirchberg a/d Raab, Kornberg, Neuberg, Pernegg, Pettau, Piber, Schloss Plankenwarth, Pöllau, Schloss Premstetten, Rabenstein, Stift Rein, Stift St. Lambrecht, Schwanberg, Stainz, Strechau, Trautenfels, Markt Tüffer, Stift Vorau, Wildon u.a. - Einband etw. berieben u. bestoßen. Rückenschild m. kl. Läsuren. Besitzvermerk a. Innendeckel. Die Tafeln sowie jeweils das erste Textbl. der Beschreibungen mit blauem Stift durchnumeriert. Knapp beschnitten (die Bordüren bzw. Bildunterschriften der Ansichten tlw. angeschnitten). Unterschiedlich gebräunt u. stockfleckig. - Es fehlt Wildbach. - Beiliegend ein handschriftl Inhaltsverzeichnis aus dem Jahr 1884. - Nebehay/W. 51.

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        La Lidia. Revista Taurina. Año III y IV 1884 - 1885

      - Año III y IV, 1884, Nº 1, Domingo 13 De Abril De 1884 al nº 38 Domingo 30 De Noviembre De 1884. Año IV 1885, Extraordinario y nº 1 Domingo 5 De Abril De 1885 al nº 35, Jueves 17 De Diciembre De 1885. Los 2 años en un mismo tomo. Encuadernación editorial estampada en buen estado, formato folio mayor. Profusamente ilustrado. Nº 12 y nº 25 del año 1884 con rotos. Se repite la portada del año 1885 y falta la del año 1884. el nº 7 del año 1885 con rasguño en el margen interior. Cuadernillos desnvilados. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Historia Jeneral de Chile 15 vols.

      Santiago: Rafael Jover, 1884-97. Hardcover. Ex library - Good +. 15 volumes with various paginations. Vol. 16 and index missing. 25 cm. 11 fold-out maps, 2 plans within text, numerous b&w portraits and autographs. Leather spines with cloth boards. Some rubbing to boards, worn spines, small scuffs and dents, bumped corners. Mark on p. 290 of vol. 9 does not affect text. Dent in edge of rear board of vol. 10 with some hole in rear endpaper. Large chip in board of vol. 11. Small labels on pastedowns. Some foxing and some pages browned. Ex library but only library markings are ink stamps on title pages. Spanish text.

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        American Yachts

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1884. Leather bound. Good. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1884. Leather bound. One volume. Octavo. First edition. American Yachts Their Clubs And Races, by Jerrold Kelley. Illustrated with outline drawings of on water-color sketches by Frederic Cozzens. Bound in three quarter black morocco, marbled boards, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt, marled endpaper.

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        Capitain Jacobsen's Reise an der Nordwestk

      Leipzig, Spohr 1884 - 8

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        Original etching of a self-portrait by Thomas Nast

      Signed in the print "Th. Nast" and dated 1884, 1884. A few brown spots in one part of the mount; a very few light spots on the etching; in fine condition.. 35 x 27 cm (image) on a 47 x 34 cm mount. A fine image of Nast in middle age at the height of his fame, showing his bust only, with a trim beard, handlebar mustache, and his head turned to the left.

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        Hong Kong Photograph Album, circa 1884

      1884 - Twenty Four albumen print photographs of Hong Kong, mounted recto and verso with captions in Chinese (only) in black ink on a sheet pasted in at rear of album. Circa 1884. The prints are uniformly 10.75” x 8.25” (27cm x 21cm). Unidentified photographer. Several photos are captioned in French in pencil in the margins. Bound in new quarter brown Morocco with brown cloth boards and gilt title to spine. Highlights among the photographs are images of the Happy Valley Racecourse, View of Marine Police Headquarters and Signal Tower in Tsim Sha Tsui, the original rowing club in Admiralty, the Sassoon Family house in Pok Fu Lam and Sir Kai Ho’s Private Garden. One photograph of Shameen island (Canton) in the centre of the album. Some foxing to the original boards onto which the prints are pasted, photographs range from excellent contrast to somewhat faded. An interesting collection with some rarely seen subjects. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sammlung von 2 eigenh. Instruktionen mit U. ("Ludwig").

      O. O. [wohl Hohenschwangau?], 9. I. 1884 und o. D. - 1

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        The Comet or Letters to Bon-Accordians Nos. 1-8

      George Middleton 1884 - 1884. Unpaginated. No dust jacket. This is an ex-Library book. Ex library book. 8 pamphlets bound together in one volume. Red patterned half bound boards with gilt lettering. Library inserts and stamps to the endpapers. Annotations throughout the book with moderate foxing and tanning over dog-eared pages, and foxing to the text block edge. Firm binding with slightly cracked hinges. Indented library stamp to the rear board. Bumping to spine ends and corners with bleaching, scuffing and rub marking to the edges and surfaces. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Sardaigne à vol d'oiseau en 1882. Son histoire, ses moeurs, sa géologie, ses richesses métallifères et ses productions de toutes sortes

      Originale.binding half shagreen fir Edition, lightened spine five nerves, whose initials gold has faded into the back foot a bit split and then reattached Length, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper A slightly blunted corner without gravity, binding of époque.Ouvrage full well of his lithographs and woodcuts 11 Inserts: 1 folding plate of a view of Cagliari in the early volume, fold-in-1 card as well as fine 9 boards inset including 4 enhanced with watercolor of Sardinian traditional costumes, ceramics and small sculptures.Quelques minor foxing, lack minor and without injury to the foot of text pages 285 to 296.Rare. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! E. Plon, Nourrit & Cie Paris 1884 17,5x26cm relié

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        Die Grundlagen der Aristmetic

      1884 - Frege, Gottlob, Die Grundlagen der Arithmetic Eine logisch mathematische Untersuchung uber den Begriff der Zahl. Breslau 1884. Calf binding, fine condition. 1st edition, 1884.A couple of flaws: Paper repairs to top corner of first 3 pages, a gymnazium stamp, a stain from a piece of tape between two pages, some math calculations on verso of last page. Frege is the major founder of modern mathematical logic. This is his second book, or third, if you count his habilitationschrift. Shipping: $8.00 domestic, $40.00 international. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les poètes maudits

      First edition, one of 253 copies (there were no large paper copies).The work retains the three portraits hors texte  of T. Corbière, A. Rimbaud and S. Mallarmé on China paper.Several of Rimbaud's most famous poems appeared here for the first time, including "Voyelles".L. Ponet, ex libris pasted inside upper cover.Spine very discreetly repaired.Copies of "Poètes maudits" in this condition - unsophisticated - are extremely rare. Léon Vanier Paris 1884 12x18,5cm broché

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        Naïs Micoulin

      First edition. One of 100 numbered copies on Hollande, this one n°89.Half black morocco by Bellevallée ca 1950. Title and date gilt to bottom of spine, spine in compartments Jansenist, top edge gilt, covers and spine preserved. An uncut fine copy. G. Charpentier & Cie Paris 1884 In-12 (13x19cm) relié

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      Charpentier & Cie, Paris 1884 - Un volumein-12, plein chagrin vert, dos

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        ART ANATOMY. Eighty-One Plates.

      Boston, MA: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1884. [viii] preliminary pages of text including a publisher's note and contents list. Complete with eighty-one plates, containing approximately 900 drawings. Housed in the original green portfolio case, with four fold-over flaps, upon which there is the original large leather label with gilt-lettered title, author and publisher. Minimal to moderate rubbing, shelfwear and discoloration to the portfolio case with a few small perforations, minor fraying/separation at a few seams, and lacking string-ties. On the inside of the portfolio cover there is a paper title label, upon which is handwritten "J Wells Champney June/[18]84." Most of the textual preliminary leaves are chipped at the bottom edge, with a crease to the bottom edge of the title page, which is also browned and soiled. Numerous plates are slightly soiled in the margins, with minor foxing to some of the margins as well. Originally published in a small edition in 1877 printed by the heliotype process of reproduction, the 1884 edition is reproduced from the original pencil drawings on the same scale by the albertype process. This is a complete and attractive copy of this uncommon publication. Previous owner: James Wells Champney (1843-1903) was an American genre and portrait painter.. First thus edition. Portfolio. Very good- condition. Folio.

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