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        MANET. With two original etchings by Manet

      MANET Bazire, Edmond, Illustrated by Manet. Paris: A. Quantin, 1884. First Edition. 150pp with two original etchings by Manet Odalisque couchée (Harris 56) and La Convalescente (Harris 85); three works after Manet etched by Guerard (portrait de Manet, Portrait de M.lle E.G. , le port de Bordeaux), many illustrations and photogravures, it also includes a facsimile of a letter by Manet to Madame Guerard. Published the year after Manet's death (1883), an important work, in French, and the only source of the two etchings. Condition: In very good condition. Rebound in burgundy leather, over patterned paper, with corners in burgundy leather, some scratches and wear. Original cover preserved inside. Etchings are clean without creases, inside in very good condition. MORE PICTURES ON REQUEST

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        Brehms Thierleben. Allgemeine Kunde des Thierreichs. Kolorierte Ausgabe.

      Leipzig, Bibliographisches Institut, 1884-, 1887. 426 Seiten, 26 cm Halbleder Gut erhaltenes Buch, Seiten alters- und papierbedingt etwas gebräunt, Einband mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, K18362 Tiere; Naturwissenschaft; Zoologie; Erfahrungen; E

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        Seven bound volumes containing Quarterly Statement [for 1871-1884]

      1884. Hardcover. Very Good. Uniformly bound in old 1/2 leather (marbled boards with leather backstrips and corners). Original wrappers not bound in. 21cm. Some foxing (mostly on page edges and at beginning and end of volumes). Old price written heavily on verso of free endpapers. An attractive set. Quarterly Statement was first issued in 1869 to inform their supporters about the ongoing work undertaken or supported by the organization. The original (first) series apparently consisted of only eight numbers. Our set contains the first 56 quarterly issues of the "New Series." The first volume also contains an 80p. (plus a folding map) work titled: "The Exploration of Palestine" A Brief Statement of the Principal Work Accomplished by the Exploration Fund from Its Foundation to December, 1870."

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        Klinger, Max. - Ein Leben (Opus VIII). - Blatt III. - "Träume".

      - Radierung / Aquatinta & Kaltnadel, in Schwarz, auf gelblichem Kupferdruckkarton, 1884. Von Max Klinger. 25,6 x 14,1 cm (Darstellung) / 30,1 x 17,2 cm (Platte) / 62,5 x 44,5 cm (Blatt). Singer 129 VII (von VII). In der Platte rechts unten gestochene Signatur: "MAX KLINGER". Links und rechts oben bezeichnet: "OP. VIII / III". - Tadelloser Zustand. Sehr gut erhalten. Max Klinger (1857 Leipzig - 1920 Großjena). Deutscher Bildhauer, Maler und Grafiker des Symbolismus. 1874/75 Studium an der Großherzoglich Badischen Kunstschule in Karlsruhe bei Karl Gussow und Ludwig Des Coudres, 1875 an der Königlichen Akademie der Künste in Berlin. 1878 präsentierte Klinger zum ersten Mal seine Gemälde in der 52. Ausstellung der Königlichen Akademie der Künste in Berlin. Ab 1879 lebte er völlig zurückgezogen in Brüssel und beschäftigt sich intensiv mit Radierung und Aquatinta. Aufenthalte in Brüssel, München, Paris und Rom. Großer Erfolg als Graphiker, u.a. mit dem Radierzyklus "Paraphrase über den Fund eines Handschuhs" (1881). Klinger zählt zu den wichtigsten Vertretern der polychromen Plastik. Zu seinen Hauptwerken zählen u.a. die Skulpturen "Beethoven", "Die neue Salome" und "Kassandra". Eine sozialkritische Sicht beweist Klinger in den Radierzyklen, ?Dramen? und ?Ein Leben? Zahlreiche Künstler der Moderne wie Käthe Kollwitz, Ernst Barlach oder Edvard Munch beriefen sich auf ihn.

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        David Scott, R.S.A. and His Works: Being a Catalogue of His Paintings, Engravings, and Designs

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1884, 1884. First edition, large paper copy, one of 100 copies. Cloth a bit spotted and worn; very good copy.. Folio, original brown buckram, gilt lettering. Frontis portrait and 28 engraved plates. A fine catalogue raisonné of the artist David Scott, brother of William Bell Scott, compiled by John Gray, with extensive notes and a long memoir. The work is dedicated to William Bell Scott, and this copy is inscribed on the front free endpaper by William Bell Scott to his lover, Alice Boyd: "AB from WBS affectionately, April 1884.".

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        Manual of classical Erotology (De figuris Veneris) . Latin text and literal English version.

      Charles Carrington],, 'Manchester One Hundred Copies privately printed for Viscount Julian Smithson M.A. and friends' [Paris 1884 - First edition of this important parallel English, Latin and Greek version. It followed a poor piracy of 1882 badly translated from Liseux's French edition of 1882. Carrington gave a wry veiled account of its publication in his 1902 catalogue, Forbidden Books: 'Were I a bookseller, I do not think I should ever take the trouble to print such a book as I have now before me. Here is a Latin work, full of notes, and bristling with Greek quotations. A most careful and masterly translation has been placed opposite every page of the original text, and it needs no literary critic to see that no one but a real classical scholar-an old Oxford man-could ever have successfully struggled with such a task . The two stout volumes have evidently been printed on the Continent-and for very good and valid reasons, as no English printer would dare to undertake such a work,- therefore each page would have to be submitted to the translator, at least three or four times, foreign compositors working mechanically. Many months would thus pass in wearisome proof-reading, and when at last the hundred copies are struck off, and each man receives his due, what margin of profit awaits the silly bookseller-publisher? He is insulted in every way and laughed at if he dares to wonder that the British Customs seize any copies .'Carrington published some 300 titles (some using his own name and others using false imprints, as here) mainly in Paris where he lived from about 1894 until 1907, selling books from a shop in the Faubourg Montmartre. He notably printed a number of works by Oscar Wilde when few other publishers would risk implication in Wilde's downfall and, besides outright pornography, he printed a number of editions of classical and oriental authors and important works on the psychology of sex. In 1907 he was deported from France for consistently publishing and selling literature "of a very obscene and vulgar character". He continued his publishing business in Brussels before returning to Paris in 1912. By 1920 Carrington was blind from the effects of advanced syphilis, being admitted to the mental hospital at Ivry, south of Paris, where he died in 1921. 2 vols, 8vo (200 × 130 mm), pp. xviii, 261, [1]; [4], 250, [2]. Partially uncut and preserved with the original wrappers in early twentieth-century half morocco, spines attractively gilt with floral tools and onlays, top edge gilt. Inkstamps of Charles S. Dixwell to front free endpapers. An excellent copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Essai sur l inégalité des races humaines. Tome premier (e Tome second)

      Librairie de Firmin-Didot et, Paris 1884 - Legature coeve in mz. marocchino con nervi, fili e titoli impressi in oro al ds. (minime tracce d usura). Carte di guardia e tagli marmorizzati. Ottimo esemplare. Rara seconda edizione. 12mo (cm. 17), 2 Voll.; 2 cc.nn., XXXI-(1)661 pp.; 2 cc.nn., 566 pp.

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        Voyages of Discovery in the Arctic and Antarctic Seas and round the world


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        Amedeo MODIGLIANI

      - Amedeo MODIGLIANI (1884.1920) Lettre autographe signée à Paulette Philippi dite « Manon ». Deux pages ½ in-8° sur papier quadrillé. Paris. (1906-1910). Légères consolidations aux plis. « Je ne peux expliquer ce qui est arrivé que par le mélange des poisons. » Très rare lettre de jeunesse de Modigliani, adressée à Manon, égérie des peintres de Montparnasse, fournisseur de drogues et de plaisirs pour les artistes de La Bohème. Le peintre s’excuse de son comportement inacceptable qu’il attribue au Mélange des Poisons, décrit une scène de nuit hallucinatoire et se pose en « messager de joie » « Chère amie, Ne m’en veuillez pas de ma conduite d’hier. Je jure sur la tête de ma mère de n’avoir aucune rancune vis-à-vis (sic). Je ne peux expliquer ce qui est arrivé que par le mélange des poisons. Je garde un souvenir admirable du spectacle d’en face d’où sortait la musique. Car les fenêtres éclairées donnaient l’idée d’un éclairage a giorno dans des pièces désertes et sonores. Un homme y est arrivé et après que la petite porte de la vaste maison s’est refermée, les pièces se sont remplies d’encore plus de lumière et d’éclat et de sonorité et de silence. Que dire du jardin admirable dans la nuit ! Laissez-moi donc vous embrasser les mains, chère Manon. Je vous souhaite le bonheur tel que je le sens s’approcher de moi même. Soyez heureuse dans votre belle maison et bientôt vous verrez apparaître un messager de joie. Ouassalam (la paix soit avec toi). Modigliani ». Comme la plupart des lettres d’Amedeo, celle-ci n’est ni datée, ni écrite d’un lieu spécifié. Le catalogue de Parke Bernet identifiait par erreur la célèbre maîtresse du peintre, Béatrice Hastings sous les traits de cette énigmatique « Manon ». Mais Manon renvoie sans aucun doute à un moment antérieur de la vie du peintre. De son vrai nom Paulette Philippi, Manon tenait rue de Douai à Montparnasse une sorte de salon chinois où, dans ces premières années du XIXe siècle, les jeunes peintres se livraient aux paradis des stupéfiants. C’est par Manon et par certains autres de ses « collègues » que l’usage des drogues se répandit dans la Bohème parisienne de l’époque. Manon abusait des plus beaux et s’éprenait de certains. Elle apparaît sous le nom d’Opia dans le remarquable journal de Henri-Pierre Roché. Paul fort en fera la muse de l’une de ses Ballades françaises (Paris sentimental). Et René Dalize, l’ami d’apollinaire, qualifiera cette Manon de « Malherbe de la prostitution », selon une formule relevée par André Salmon. « J’ai fumé chez Manon. Apollinaire a fumé. Picasso s’y essaya sans persévérer. On put voir un instant, dans l’atelier du Bateau-Lavoir, un embryon de fumerie ( ) Manon qui parfois montait place du tertre y avait remarqué Modigliani, le trouvant beau. Elle me pressait de le lui ramener rue de Douai : Ca ne serait pas tellement pour ce qui est de la chose ( ) mais tu trouves pas qu’un beau type comme lui ( ), ça ferait bien sur ma natte ? Je crois qu’il mordrait au truc, et aussi j’aurais du plaisir, après quelques pipes bien tassées, à couler les doigts dans sa chevelure orientale » (A. Salmon, La vie passionnée de Modigliani, 1957, pp. 85-87). 45000€ Manon fut pendant quelques temps la maîtresse de Georges Braque. Il fallut toute l’habilité de Picasso et de sa compagne Fernande Olivier pour séparer le jeune Braque de son égérie jugée dangereuse pour talent de leur ami. « Modigliani n’était pas un vicieux, un vulgaire ivrogne, un décadent ; il prenait parfois de l’absinthe à double dose, mais c’était un moyen, pas une fin ; il utilisait l’excitation qu’il en retirait pour voir plus profondément en lui ( ) Modigliani avait toujours un peu de haschich dans la poche de son gilet, mais il en prenait rarement, seulement dans les cas exceptionnels où il avait besoin de cette sérénité orientale que procurait la drogue » (La Vita di un Pittore, in C. Parisot, Gino Severini. p. 110) [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Lepidopteren von Madagascar. Neue und wenig bekannte Arten zumeist aus der Sammlung der Senckenberg'schen naturforschenden Gesellschaft zu Frankfurt am Main unter Berücksichtigung der gesammten Lepidopteren-Fauna Madagascars.

      Frankfurt am Main, Selbstverlag der Gesellschaft /M. Diesterweg, 1884-1891. 2 volumes (bound in one). 4to (290 x 225mm). pp. 531, with 1 portrait, 1 coloured frontispiece and 14 coloured plates. Contemporary half calf, gilt lettered spine. The first volume concerns: Rhopalocera, Heterocera: Sphinges et Bombyces, the second volume: Heterocera: Noctua. Geometrae. Microlepidoptera. The beautifully designed frontispiece is a dedication to Gräfin Luise Bose 'Beschützerin der Senckenbergischen naturforschenden Gesellschaft zu Frankfurt'.//Nissen ZBI, 3544.

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        The Raven, Illustrated by Gustave Dore

      Harper and Brothers, 1884. Hardcover. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1884. Hardcover, First American Edition. Elephant folio. 18 5/8 x 14 1/2", 23 pages of preliminary text, 27 illustrations with the title page designed by Elihu Vedder, the remaining 26 by Dore. One Dore plate ["bleak December"] supplied in duplicate, replacing the one prior, "midnight dreary", which is absent. Grey cloth binding with black and gilt stamping, design by Dora Wheeler, with her monogram. AEG. Slight lean, though tight, with sound hinges, some soiling to cloth, upper corner bumped, occasional interior smudge. With a nod to the duplicate plate, a very good copy. 1st US edition, published simultaneously with the UK edition (Malan, p. 297). "The Raven" is a narrative poem by American writer Edgar Allan Poe [1809 - 1849]. First published in January 1845, the poem is often noted for its musicality, stylized language, and supernatural atmosphere.

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        Klinger, Max. - Ein Leben (Opus VIII). - Blatt XI. - "In die Gosse!".

      - Radierung / Aquatinta & Kaltnadel, auf gelblichem Kupferdruckpapier, 1884. Von Max Klinger. 19,0 x 16,9 cm (Darstellung) / 21,0 x 18,9 cm (Platte) / 48 x 35,5 cm (Blatt). Singer 136 VI (von VI). Rechts unter der Darstellung in der Platte gestochene Signatur: "MAX KLINGER". Links und rechts oben bezeichnet: "OP. VIII / XI". - Kaum merkliche winzige Fleckchen im äußeren Rand. Sonst sehr gut erhalten. Max Klinger (1857 Leipzig - 1920 Großjena). Deutscher Bildhauer, Maler und Grafiker des Symbolismus. 1874/75 Studium an der Großherzoglich Badischen Kunstschule in Karlsruhe bei Karl Gussow und Ludwig Des Coudres, 1875 an der Königlichen Akademie der Künste in Berlin. 1878 präsentierte Klinger zum ersten Mal seine Gemälde in der 52. Ausstellung der Königlichen Akademie der Künste in Berlin. Ab 1879 lebte er völlig zurückgezogen in Brüssel und beschäftigt sich intensiv mit Radierung und Aquatinta. Aufenthalte in Brüssel, München, Paris und Rom. Großer Erfolg als Graphiker, u.a. mit dem Radierzyklus "Paraphrase über den Fund eines Handschuhs" (1881). Klinger zählt zu den wichtigsten Vertretern der polychromen Plastik. Zu seinen Hauptwerken zählen u.a. die Skulpturen "Beethoven", "Die neue Salome" und "Kassandra". Eine sozialkritische Sicht beweist Klinger in den Radierzyklen, ?Dramen? und ?Ein Leben? Zahlreiche Künstler der Moderne wie Käthe Kollwitz, Ernst Barlach oder Edvard Munch beriefen sich auf ihn.

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        Sample Book from Robinson Engraving Co., 32 Hawley Street, Boston, Book No. 29.

      Robinson Engraving Co., 1884-1887, Boston: - A collection of 144 sample greeting cards on 72 pages of Sample Book No. 29 from the Robinson Engraving Co. Image topics include Christmas, art, Valentine's, food, drink, the lumber industry, trains, fire fighting, music, military, sports (horses), ships, Italy, natural history, Italy and an extensive set of Masonic and other fraternal organization cards. There is a series of 4 extraordinary cards with fantastical animals & food themes. Inside front cover a label of the Robinson Engraving Co. which states "This book to be held exclusively for this line; the blank pages will be needed for new samples." In manuscript at top of label "steel plate folder", No. 29, and at bottom "list in back" referring to two price lists laid down at back. Each page with a sample or series with a rubber stamp and corresponding sample number written in. Card samples are folded in half with a range of sizes: 4 1/2 x 7 1/4", 3 1/4 x 5 1/2", 3 1/2 x 4 1/2", 2 1/4 x 5", 2 1/2 x 2 3/4", 3 1/8 x 4 1/2", 2 1/8 x 3 1/2". Brown marbled paper book covers with leather spine and gilt lines on spine. Spine detached but present, all edges rubbed, covers rubbed, binding loose but holding. Pages are heavy brown paper with tissue over each sample. Samples are printed on cream, pink, or pale green paper. Samples are clean and bright. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      1884. [the first illustrated edition] With Illustrations. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1884. 12 pp undated ads. Original slate grey cloth decorated in black. First American (and first illustrated) Edition. The first English edition, unillustrated, had been published in November 1883; this American edition, with four plates by F.T. Merrill, was published in February 1884. (The first English illustrated edition, with 26 plates including the four from Roberts Bros., was not published until mid-1885.)~This copy is from the second and (in our experience) usual issue -- with the error "rain" corrected to "vain" on the last line of p. 40, and with twelve rather than four pages of ads.~According to bibliographers (such as the Yale and Princeton collections), the book appears in dark brown, slate grey or mustard-yellow cloth, without priority; we have also had aqua blue.~Condition is about very good -- moderate wear at the bottom edge of the volume, spine lightly speckled, some pages foxed or hand-soiled within. The frontispiece map and the title page are browned from the still-present tissue guard; atypically, the original leafy endpapers remain clean and un-cracked.~In our experience, this Boston edition is considerably scarcer than the 1883 English one, even on this side of the Atlantic -- and when it does turn up, it is typically in atrocious condition. Beinecke (Yale) 244 (yellow) & 245 (grey) -- no indication of p. 40 reading, but both with 4 pp ads; Princeton 22A, copy 1 (grey, "rain," 4 pp ads) & copy 2 (yellow, "vain," 12 pp ads) & copy 3 (brown, "vain," 12 pp ads).

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        Naîs Micoulin

      Paris: G. Charpentier, 1884. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Émile Zola. First edition of the author's scarce short-story collection, which includes Naîs Micoulin, Nantas, La Mort d'Olivier Becaille, Madame Neigeon, Les Coquillages de M. Chabre, and Jacques Damour. Zola has inscribed the book on the half title to an old school friend who became a sculptor: " `a Philippe Solari / son ami / Emile Zola." Bound in contemporary quarter calf. Light wear and rubbing to edges, flaking of calf to spine, some light scattered foxing. Otherwise, Very Good. SCARCE signed. Zola (1840-1902) and Solari (1840-1906) were life-long friends, meeting at boarding school in Aix-en-Provence. Solari was one of the few boys at school who befriended Zola and didn't taunt him for his lisp. Zola championed Solari's sculptures on numerous occasions and, in fact, a bust by Solari decorates Zola's tombstone in Montmartre cemetery. A nice association copy.

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        Voyages of Discovery in the Arctic and Antarctic Seas, and round the world; being personal narratives of attempts to reach the North and South Poles.

      Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, London 1884 - First edition. Two volumes. Small 4to. [I] xx, 432pp, 28 tinted lithographs (including a frontis portrait, a map and five folding panoramas), other text woodcuts, 16pp publisher's adverts. [II] xii, 412pp, 16pp publisher's adverts; 12 tinted lithographs (including two frontis portraits, one with the Autobiography, and two maps, one folding), 24 b&w woodcut plates, other text woodcuts. Original blue cloth, lettered in gilt and decorated in black with polar scenes on spines and upper boards; some light silverfishing, extremities a little rubbed, the cloth on the spines dulled somewhat, short split at head of Vol I upper joint; now in new mylar sleeves. The pages in both volumes mostly unopened from mid-way through; in the second volume some pages have been carelessly opened resulting in some marginal tears (a few neatly closed with clear archival tape) and small missing pieces, affecting a dozen or so pages. The endpapers rather yellowed, a small damp mark at the inner foot corners of Vol II affects perhaps a half of the volume, well away from text or images; otherwise both text and plates very clean. Owner's bookplate in each volume. *** [title continues] .and of an open boat expedition up the Wellington Channel in search of Sir John Franklin and Her Majesty's ships 'Erebus' and 'Terror', in her Majesty's boat 'Forlorn Hope', under the command of the author. To which are added an autobiography, appendix, portraits, maps, and numerous illustrations. Renard 1051; Spence 747, Rosove 221. *** Please use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability and get accurate postage quote for this item (the amount quoted is for an 'average' hard-cover book of up to 1kg in weight). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade )

      London: Chatto & Windus,, 1884. Scene: The Mississippi Valley Time: Forty to Fifty Years Ago. With 174 illustrations. Octavo. Original red cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt, designs blocked in black to covers and spine, brown patterned endpapers; publisher's catalogue dated October 1884 at end. Frontispiece with tissue guard, illustrations throughout by F. W. Kemble. Spine rolled and faded, tips a little worn, some mild foxing to edges and extremities, front hinge split, rear hinge starting, but text block sound. A very good copy. First edition, preceding both the US and Canadian editions.

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        A rebours

      first edition. Binding half hazelnut shagreen, back smoothes decorated with double black nets with scratches and small black spots, four tiny holes in the foot a bit, another on the sidelines of the first flat, marbled paper boards, some small rips on cuts, contemporary binding. Some light bites. Charpentier & Cie Paris 1884 11,5x18cm relié

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        Narrative of Sojourner Truth; A Bondswoman of Olden Time

      Battle Creek, MI: Review and Herald Office, 1884. Very Good. 320, 32 p. Original green cloth with gilt stamping, tissue-guarded portrait of the author from a photo taken not long before her death. Memorial edition. (Apparently first thus with dated title page.) About Very Good condition. Dampstain to front corner and marginal corner of first third of book, not touching text; pages otherwise clean and bright. A bit of discoloration to spine. Gilt fairly strong. A bit of bumping to corners. The author died in late November 1883 and this volume, reprinting the 1875 edition, came out the following year with a special memorial chapter added, consisting of an interview with Truth, a description of her funeral, a poem in her honor, thoughts from a few abolitionists about her, and her favorite song.

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      London: Chatto & Windus, 1884. First Edition. Hard Cover. Octavo. A near fine copy of the true first edition of Huck Finn. First State with the 32 pp. catalog at rear dated October 1884. 438pp. saddle stitched with staples rather than sewn; original red pictorial cloth stamped in black, title to upper board and spine gilt. Tiny black dot to base of spine. Small owner's name stamp to upper corner of title page; a very handsome near fine copy of this first edition which precedes the American first edition. Housed in a lined red cloth slipcase.

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        Le Dernier des Mohicans.

      Paris, Librairie de Firmin-Didot et Cie., 1884 172 x 270 mm, 498, roter Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und goldgeprägtem Wappen der Stadt Paris auf Deckel (Republique Francaise - Ville de Paris - Prix Municipal d´Excellence). Goldschnitt, , Exlibris der ´ecole de garçona, rue Jenner 48 - 1886´auf Vorsatz, Kanten berieben, einige Seiten stärker fleckig, dennoch in gutem Zustand. Fotos auf Nachfrage. (Photos sur demande.)Versand D: 4,50 EUR Autoren int, Frankreich, Der letzte Mohikaner, Fenimore Cooper

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        Michel Strogoff. De Moscou à Irkoutsk, suivi de un drame au Mexique

      Hetzel 1884 - - Hetzel, Paris 1884, Grd. in-8 (18x27,5cm), 370pp., relié. - Edition illustrée de dessins de J. Férat, gravés par Barbant. Catalogue BR pour 1884. Cartonnage aux deux éléphants à la rare couleur lilas, signé Lenègre en queue, du type 1. Dos à trois caissons ornés. Second plat portant un macaron à froid rond, inscrit à froid en bas à gauche Lenegre rel. Gardes grises. Belle première plaque, mais 2 petites taches le long de la bordure noire. Mors supérieur fendu en tête sur 2,5cm. Coin supérieur droit légèrement émoussé. Dos insolé uniformément. Micro coupures en coiffes. Tache d'encre en bas du second plat, et sur les derniers feuillets du catalogue. Exemplaire frais, exempt de rousseurs. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Edition illustrated with drawings of J. Férat, engraved by Barbant. BR catalog for 1884. Cardboard with two elephants to the rare pink fuchsia signed tail Lenègre, type 1. spine three decorated boxes. Second flat Wearing a button Cold round, registered cold bottom left Lenegre rel. gray guards. Beautiful first plate, but two small spots along the black edge. upper joint split in head 2.5cm. Upper corner slightly blunted law. Insolated back evenly. Micro cuts copings. Inkblot down the second course, and on the last pages of the catalog. Fresh copy, free of foxing. 370pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Present State of the Orkney Islands Considered, and An Account of the New Method of Fishing on the Coast of Shetland

      Edinburgh: William Brown, 1884. Number 16 of a limited edition of 162. Front hinge cracked. Lower half of spine label missing. Covers dust-soiled. Else near Very Good.. Hard Cover. Good-.

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        Journals of Australian Explorations

      Brisbane: James C. Beal, Government Printer., 1884. 210 pages. Or half leather (marbled boards with leather spine and corners titled in gilt to spine. Some foxing to endpapers as well as offsetting/toning from leather, very occasional slight foxing within, toning/foxing to page edges. Small stain on foredge showing on face of front free endpaper (approx 1cm long and 2mm wide). Corners show some rubbing. Rubbing to spine joints with split at front board extending approx 4cm from bottom and 1 1/2cm from top (holding firmly); 1/2-1mm 'nibbled' from top and bottom of spine. The Journals of the Explorations by Messrs Gregory in the Western, Northern, and Central portions of Australia had previously only been partially published in a fragmentary form. This was their first appearance in toto and is scarce as such. Includes explorations in Western Australia, what is now Queensland, Victoria and New South Wales. Of note is the inclusion of papers concerning the expedition to determine the fate of Leichhardt. Ferguson 10075 (listed in error as having illustrations), Wantrup 190a (correcting Ferguson's error). An attractive, clean, complete and entirely original copy that would grace any collection.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

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        The history of freemasonry: its antiquities, symbols, constitutions, customs etc. Embracing an investigation of the records of the organisations of the fraternity in England, Scotland, Ireland, British colonies, France, Germany and the U. S. [3 vol. set]

      T. C. & E. C. Jack. Very Good. 1884. First Edition. Hardcover. Set of three clean larger format hardbacks tightly bound in matching bindings of full red morocco leather, elaborate gilt titles & decoration, gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, no inscriptions. 504 + 502 + 502 pages, many tissue-guarded engravings, index to all in vol. 3. All first editions, published in 1884, 1886 and 1887 respectively. A superb set - you won't find a better. Heavy books, 8kg unpacked .

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        Le Mariage de Figaro.

      A. Quantin, Paris 1884. Illustarted with 5 wood engravings by Abot after etchings by Valton, privately bound uncut with orig. wrappers in nice dark brown morocco, boards richly gilt with flower decorations, spine gilt, top edge gilt.. 16022009

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        Michel Strogoff. De Moscou à Irkoutsk, suivi de un drame au Mexique

      Edition illustrated with drawings of J. Férat, engraved by Barbant. BR catalog for 1884.Cardboard with two elephants to the rare pink fuchsia signed tail Lenègre, type 1. spine three decorated boxes. Second flat Wearing a button Cold round, registered cold bottom left Lenegre rel. gray guards.Beautiful first plate, but two small spots along the black edge. upper joint split in head 2.5cm. Upper corner slightly blunted law. Insolated back evenly. Micro cuts copings. Inkblot down the second course, and on the last pages of the catalog. Fresh copy, free of foxing. Hetzel Paris 1884 Grd. in-8 (18x27,5cm) 370pp. relié

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        Unter den Kannibalen von Neu-Britannien : drei Wanderjahre durch ein wildes Land

      Verlag Fedrinand Hirt, Leipzig 1884 - original Leinenband, gr.-8°, 262 SeitenMit vielen Illustrationen nach Zeichnungen des Verfassers und einer Karte. und X (10) Seiten, Zustand: Einband etwas fleckig, innen sehr guter Zustand de 500 Buch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ANTIQUARIAT.WIEN Fine Books & Prints]
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        Reflections in Palestine

      Macmillan 1884 - Image shows actual item for sale. Book Condition: Very Good; firm binding; contents very good; no dust jacket; no dust jacket. Hard Cover Macmillan 1884 Biography Travel Christianity [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Unter den Kannibalen von Neu-Britannien. Drei Wanderjahre durch ein wildes Land. Mit vielen Illustrationen nach Zeichnungen des Verfassers und einer Karte.

      Ferdinand Hirt & Sohn, Leipzig 1884 - 262 S. Mit zahlreichen Illustrationen und einer gef. Karte. Henze IV,426. Erste deutsche Ausgabe. Beschreibt ausführlich die zum Bismarck-Archipel gehörige Insel New-Britain, die zum damaligen Zeitpunkt noch kaum erforscht und schon gar nicht beschrieben war. +++ Grünes Orig.-Leinen, Frontispiz. Einbandecken bestoßen, Kanten wenig berieben, Vorderdeckel etwas fleckig, insges. außen gut bis befriedigend (vgl. Foto #1). Gelenke fest, Vorsätze mit Wasserrd., vord. Vors. oben angerissen, Frontispiz u. Titelbl. leicht fleckig u. gewellt (vgl. Foto #2). Kein Bes.vermerk. Seiten hell und sauber u. m. gutem Kontrast. Das Register u. die Verlagswerbungsseiten gestaucht am langen Rand. Karte (zu Papua-Neuguinea gehörend) mit wenigen blassen kleinen Flecken. Zustand innen: gut bis befriedigend. +++ Aus Nichtraucherhaushalt. +++ Mehr Fotos u. Infos gerne über die Schaltfläche ¿Frage an den Anbieter¿. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Two Page Autograph Letter Signed

      - Two page Autograph Letter Signed ("Booker T. Washington"), on both sides of Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute stationery, dated 10 December 1884, to Mary C. Shannon of Newton, Massachusetts. Washington expresses his appreciation for the kind words of Shannon, refers to his meeting with Shannon at her Summer home, and mentions sending Shannon some "little books." He also mentions that "The school is very full of earnest and promising young men and women; and our work never looked more encouraging than now." Old folds from mailing, else fine. Washington was, and needed to be, a relentless fundraiser for the school, founded in 1881 with only $2,000 provided by the state of Alabama. His letters, especially on fundraising issues, are not uncommon, but letters written out fully by him (as opposed to secretarially) are scarce. Shannon was a wealthy New England woman who, in one form or another, financially supported African-American education efforts for forty years, dying in 1887. Despite some increasingly revisionist history about Washington's perceived role as an accommodationist, few individuals of any race or time period compiled such a record of accomplishment in the face of more concerted opposition. A nice letter handwritten relatively early in Washington's thirty-four year tenure at Tuskegee.

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        Report on the Zoological Collections Made In The Indo-Pacific Ocean During the Voyage of H.M.S. 'Alert' 1881-2

      London: Printed By Order of the Trustees , 1884 684 pages, plus 54 plates; A few plates are colored, though most remain black and white; Beautifully rebound in deep polished Moroccan leather with raised spine bands, and gilt lettering and decoration, and with marbled paper over boards; Covers remain perfect; There is an older free-library ink stamp in the blank space above the contents, though there are NO other library markings; There are a few light smudges where older penciled markings were removed and there is very slight foxing on edges of text block; Contents are otherwise very clean and intact. . First Edition. Half Leather - Hardbound. Very Good+/No Jacket.

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        Report on the Zoological Collections Made in the Indo-Pacific Ocean During the Voyage of H.M.S. 'Alert' 1881-2

      London: Printed By Order of the Trustees, 1884. Hardcover. Used: Good. 684 pp. plus 54 plates. Hardcover in good + condition. The bottom third of the plates are waterstained with a damp wrinkle. The text pages are not waterstained and in very good condition. The backstrip is partially detached from the spine. Two of the plates are colored, the rest are in B&W.

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        Autograph Letter, Signed, from Frances Willard to Dr. Alice B. Stockham, regarding the latter's new book

      Evanston, Ill, 1884. 2pp. on a single sheet of WNCTU stationery. 1 vols. Old fold lines. Minor wear. Contemporary manuscript notation at top of sheet. Very good plus. 2pp. on a single sheet of WNCTU stationery. 1 vols. Letter written by Frances Willard to Dr. Alice B. Stockham, thanking Stockham for sending along a copy of her book on childbirth and women's health. Willard was prominent in both the suffrage and temperance movements, and was influential in the passage of the 18th and 19th amendments (prohibition and votes for women, respectively); she also helped found the Woman's National Christian Temperance Union in 1874. Willard's platform of "Home Protection" as the premise behind suffrage was designed to appeal to women everywhere. She held that if a woman had the right to vote, she could better protect her home and family and improve society. To Dr. Stockham, she writes: "Dear friend, Do not think me unappreciative of your kindness, but I am always so pre-occupied that I have time but to 'dip' into any book, no matter how excellent. I have thought yours of this class so far as I had opportunity & could judge. My sister brought me one, loaned by you (when I was ill) of unique & most interesting character. I doubt not she has read it more at length than I, as I had to leave home when barely up again. This hasty line is to assure you of my appreciation of your kindness in sending the book."

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      London: Smith, Edler, 1884. First edition. Fine. First edition. x, (iv), 404p. Illustrated with 13 full-page plates, 8 are steel engravings. Bound in original publisher's green cloth over beveled boards, the spine with title in gilt, the upper cover with stylized gilt title and large device of a tree,coated pattern paper endpapers. Binder's ticket of Burn & Co. Kirby St. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY QUEEN VICTORIA ON THE FLYLEAF 1884.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Leipzig, 12. V. 1884. - 2 SS. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo. Wohl an einen Verleger: "Ich erlaube mir Ihnen die beiliegende historische Erzählung 'Der Krieg der zwei Marien' zum Verlage anzubieten [.]". - Sacher-Masoch, Namensgeber des von Krafft-Ebing beschriebenen Phänomens, gab von 1881 bis 1885 in Leipzig die internationale Revue "Auf der Höhe" heraus. - Auf Briefpapier mit gedr. Briefkopf der Zeitschrift. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Inscribed Card framed with a vintage Cabinet Photograph

      Chicago, 1884. unbound. 2.75 x 4 inches, Chicago, February 1884. Inscribed: "Certainly - Yours Truly Ellen Terry Chicago Feb. 84." Float-mounted and triple-matted in light brown, dark brown, and beige below a vintage cabinet photo, 6.5 x 4.25 inches, showing Terry gazing earnestly at the camera; set in a decorative gold frame measuring 20.25 x 13.5 inches. Very good(+) condition. English stage actress known for her Shakespearean roles.

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        Manuscript]: A Christmas Garland: Original Manuscript by Rev. O. Miner, Prof. C.W. Bennett, J.G. Whittier, Rev. M.J. Savage. Arranged and Illustrated by Mrs. Harriet Miner

      1884 - Original Manuscript. Large octavo. Measuring 10.5" x 7". Hand-painted illustrated stiff wrappers with later hand stitching. Four leaves with mounted manuscript poems, plus four additional leaves of original painted botanical illustrations. Within a plain paper wrapper titled in manuscript. The original stitching, long gone, has been replaced and aside from one tiny nick on the front wrap, in near perfect condition.A beautiful holiday memento executed circa 1884 by a distinguished American botanical artist. Harriet Stewart Miner was the author and illustrator of *Orchids, The Royal Family of Plants* (Boston, 1885), the first American color plate book on the subject, noted by Bennett as "very striking. the ranking work on the subject."This booklet includes finely rendered gouache flower portraits of poppies on the cover, and with an illustration inside of a hellebore inset on a miniature winter landscape; violets and hepatica; a group including clover, buttercup, and daisy; and a deep red rose. Additionally a sprig of mistletoe appears on the rear wrap.The illustrations are used to illustrate handwritten manuscript poems which are tipped onto larger leaves from an interesting group of Miner's associates: Reverend Ovid Miner, upstate New York Congregationalist Minister, abolitionist, conductor on the Underground Railroad, and close associate of Frederick Douglass; Professor Charles Wesley Bennett, educator and archaeologist who secured the Ranke Library for the newly founded Syracuse University; Reverend Minot J. Savage, a controversial Unitarian Minster who was the first prominent American clergyman to write extensively reconciling Darwinian evolution with religion; and the poet and abolitionist John Greenleaf Whittier, whose eight line excerpt from his poem "The Clear Vision" is written in his characteristic purple ink.A beautifully conceived and completed project by an important woman botanical illustrator, with her illustrations accompanying poems by notables of her time. Unique. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Handwörterbuch der Zoologie, Anthropologie und Ethnologie. 8 Bände

      - - Encyklopädie der Naturwissenschaften, I. Abtheilung (in 8 Bänden)/Alter Besitzername auf Vorsatz ,D.F. Weinland, Hohenwittlingen, 1884"/david Friedrich Weinland (1829 - 1915) war Wissenschaftlicher Direktor des Zoos in Frankfurt/M. - Gewicht in Gramm: 9200 Erste Auflage. Eduard Trewendt Verlag, Breslau, 1879 - 1900. Zusammen ca. 4.700 S. mit zahlreichen Holzschnitten, original Halbleder/Halbfranbände mit goldverzierten Rücken (Buchdeckel wasserfleckig)

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      Boston: Cupples, Upham, & Company, 1884. Copyright date 1884, 1st thus edition. Spyri, Johanna. Heidi. Her Years of Wandering and Learning. Boston: Cupples, Upham, & Company, 1884. With 20 pp. ads dated October, 1884 and one other ad leaf. Publisher's olive cloth with some toning and staining, gutters cracked and binding a bit shaken, first gathering detached, light foxing and two small marginal tears to title, mild and even age-tone, Good. First american edition. Provenance: Half-title with ink signature of Emily Brown dated 1885.. first American Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Childrens Books.

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        Abgestorbener Bayerischer Adel.

      Bauer & Raspe, Nürnberg 1884 - 3 Bände. Nürnberg, Bauer & Raspe, 1884. Ca. 28 x 22 cm. (10) S., 206 S., (2) Seiten, mit farblithographiertem Titelblatt und 196 getönten lithographierten Wappentafeln; (4) S., 183 Seiten, mit 108 getönten lithogrpahierten Wappentafeln; (2) S., 207 Seiten, mit 144 getönten lithographierten Wappentafeln. Halblederband der Zeit mit geprägtem Rückentitel. Aus der Reihe: J. Siebmacher's grosses und allgemeines Wappenbuch in einer neuen, vollständig geordneten und reich vermehrten Auflage mit heraldischen und historisch-genealogischen Erläuterungen. Sechsten Bandes erste Abtheilung, I. bis III. Teil: Abgestorbener Bayerischer Adel. Im Anschluss an ein von Hrn. v. Hefner herausgegebenes Fragment. Band I: Die ersten 26 Textseiten (anderes Papier, früherer Druck) fleckig. Einband etwas lichtrandig. Einbände Kanten leicht bestoßen. Band III: Rücken geklebt. Sonst jedoch gutes Exemplar. Halblederband der Zeit mit geprägtem Rückentitel. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rainer Kurz - Antiquariat]
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        Paroissien Elzevir rite romain.

      Paris, Gruel et Engelmann 1884.Mit 5 farblithograph. Tafeln und einigen Holzschnitten. 649 S., 1 Bl. Hellbrauner Maroquin d. Zt. mit Rücken - und reicher Deckenverg., Stehkantenverg., Innenkantenfileten und roten Seidenvorsätzen (einer monogrammiert EHA). Beide Decken jeweils mit intarsierter Szene aus dem Letzten Abendmahl. Aufwendig verzierter Goldschnitt. Mit zwei Metallschließen und an den oberen Kanten angebrachter Metallkette. Signiert Gruel. 16,3 x 8,4 cm. Die Metallkette ist wohl als Trageschlaufe für eine kleine Damenhand vorgesehen. - Die ovale Abendmahlszene am Vorderdeckel mit kl. Ausbruch unten. Hinteres Gelenk gering angebrochen. Bücher fr

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        CRONACA BIZANTINA - 1884 - ANNO QUARTO - dal n. 01 del 01 gennaio 188 al n. 24 del 16 cicembre 1884 (pagine 193) ANNATA COMPLETA CON LE RARISSIME SOVRACOPERTE AZZURRE., Roma, Sommaruga Angelo, 1884

      32 x 43, fascicoli sciolti con frange, strappetti e macchioline ma testi integri e leggibili. Le sovracoperte sono state sapientemente restaurate. Prestigiosa collezione che in questo periodo si avvalse delle collaborazioni di grandi personaggi : GIOSUE' CARDUCCI (numerosi scritti) GABRIELE D'ANNUNZIO (numerosi scritti e poesie)., CARLO DEL BALZO, ENRICO PANZACCHI, CESARE PASCARELA, MARCO BOSSARDI, EDOARDO SCARFOGIO, EDMONDO DE AMICIS, ALFREDO BACCELLI, A. GIULIO BARRILI, G.CELLINI, PIETRO SBARBARO, D. MILELLI, e tanti altri la rara annata completa viene offerta a

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        Moving Picture Series: Vol III Moving Animal Pictures

      New York: International News Company, 1884. Hard Boards with Cloth Spine. Good to Fair/No Jacket. This book has the same cover illustration as a German edition, Lebende Thierbilder, along with three of the same movables. Complete with six movables: 1) Happy Family - works fine; tab shortened and very worn, 2) Geese, Ducks, and Chickens - works fine; tab shortened and very worn, 3) Watch Dog - Works fine; tab shortened and very worn; small piece missing at dog's neck, 4) Deer and Squirrel - works fine; tab very worn; small piece missing from one of the deer's feet, 5) Four Cows - works fine; tab mended/replaced; crease to one cow's horn/nose, and 6) The Rider - works fine; mended/replaced tab. Re-backed many years ago, but now partially disbound. Pages have finger smudges and minor soiling. Cover is soiled with some edge wear; front cover is missing a small triangular piece at the upper left corner. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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