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        The Army of the United States & Its Uniform from 1898 to 1907 (Two volumes in three)

      Whitlock, 1885-1908. Hardcover. Very Good. Elephant folio. 3 volumes set. 47 pl., 23 pl., all 70 plates present as called for. Quarter bound in brown cloth. Original brown paper boards. Gilt boards. Good binding and cover. Vol. I part I has clean unmarked pages. Vol. I part II contains all 44 plates, including the 3 additional plates for 1898-1900. Plate I has toning and marginal foxing, but other 46 plates are in near fine condition. Vol. II has all 23 plates, all near fine condition, with a minor creasing to first plate. Clamshell case of Vol. II worn. Clean, unmarked pages. Contents: v. 1, pt. 1. Text, by H.L. Nelson -- v. 1, pt. 2. [Plates illustrating U.S. army uniforms from 1774 to 1888.] -- v. 2. Uniform of the Army of the United States, 1898 to 1907.<br><br> Henry (Harry) Alexander Ogden aka H. A. Ogden) was an American illustrator particularly of historical and military subjects. After 8 years working for Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, in 1881 he resigned to set up as a free-lance artist, submitting numerous illustrations to various newspapers and magazines. A number of these were illustrations of historical scenes, and Ogden's interest in early America and the Revolutionary War led him to his most ambitious project, to record the uniforms of the United States Army. Between 1890 and 1907, various sections of Uniforms of the United States Army were published. The Quartermaster General of the army had been so impressed with Ogden's work that he commissioned the artist to prepare designs depicting the uniforms of the army since its inception in the 18th century. The first dozen watercolors were completed by the mid-1880s; these were used in the Regulations for the Uniform of the Army of the United States published in May 1888. The artist began work on seventy paintings representing uniforms worn between 1774 and 1888. In 1890, the first forty-seven plates were published, and subsequent plates covered the period from 1898 up to 1907.

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        A Child's Garden of Verses

      London: Longmans, Green and Co.,, 1885. Small octavo (157 x 105 mm). Skilfully rebound to period style in dark blue half calf, red morocco label, spine gilt in compartments, marbled paper boards, brown endpapers, top edge gilt. A bright copy in excellent condition. First edition, first impression. Front and spine panels of original cloth bound in at rear.

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        The Chersonese with the Gilding Off.

      London: Richard Bentley and Son,, 1885. 2 volumes, octavo. Original green diagonal-grain cloth, gilt lettered spine with gilt stamp of sheath for a kris, front covers with large gilt and black stamp of a hand holding a kris, pale grey floral endpapers. Wood-engraved portrait frontispieces. Spines toned and a little rolled, a few old stains to covers, inner joints neatly refurbished yet still a good set, complete with the errata slip in volume I. First edition of this important work on the Malay states; rather uncommon. Emily Innes (née Robertson, 1843-1927) married the colonial officer James Innes in 1875 and shortly after they travelled out to Sarawak, where he was government treasurer. "He was a slack, incompetent administrator who drank too much. But until his death in 1901 Emily was a dutiful and loyal wife and a ferocious champion of her husband... In 1876 Innes lost his job in Sarawak but secured a district officer's post at Kuala Langat [Malaya], the royal capital of Selangor, which had recently come under British control. For six years the couple lived in Selangor with a brief interval in neighbouring Perak. For Emily it was a period of uncomfortable living in remote places, a time of loneliness and tedium, interrupted occasionally by a crisis. She studied the Malay language in books and practised it with her visitors. She dispensed what medicines she had, noting that few of her patients died, and she helped to tackle a local outbreak of cholera. To recover her health she visited the district officer and his family on Pangkor island. Chinese robbers broke into the house, killed the husband, and left his wife and Emily Innes unconscious. The arrival of the two women at Penang, bearing the marks of the attack, caused 'a considerable sensation'... In the course of her brief visit to the Malay states in 1879 Isabella Bird, the celebrated traveller, did not come to the station at which James and Emily Innes then lived. When Bird's book The Golden Chersonese appeared in 1883 Emily, back in London, conceded that everything in it was 'perfectly and literally true'. But her The Chersonese with the Gilding Off (1885) recorded what Bird had hardly seen and so not mentioned. The book is the basis of her fame. Much of it is a detailed account of her experiences and hardships, written with a bitterness that, according to an American historian, bore 'the marks of paranoia'. When published it attracted little attention. Bird, preoccupied with personal problems, did not respond. However, modern historians, in search of contemporary evidence of early colonial rule, have recognized its value as a vivid and perceptive picture of the Selangor Malay élite then coming to terms with colonialism, and the book was republished in 1974 with an introduction by a leading Malayan historian. Although she writes unsympathetically Emily Innes gives a good description of the Malay lifestyle and of the individuals she knew. There are lighter touches, as when she tells of her unlikely friendship with an elderly Malay aristocrat, formerly a pirate. Invited to tea and tennis, he scampered about hitting the ball high in the air with much satisfaction. He declined tea but was refreshed with Bass's pale ale in homeopathic doses... [Emily Innes] was an intolerant and quarrelsome snob, but her gifts of observation and description made a valuable contribution to Malayan historiography. Her courage and determination in face of adversity also deserve respect" (ODNB). Bookplates of John William Darwood; the Darwood family were prominent in Burma during the nineteenth century, primarily involved in the teak and shipping industries and the development of the Rangoon Electric Tramway and Supply Company.

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        FAST AND LOOSE. A Novel in Three Volumes

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1885. Griffiths, Major Arthur George Frederick (1838-1908). FAST AND LOOSE. A novel in Three Volumes. London: Chapman & Hall, 1885. Original olive green diagonal fine-ribbed publisher's cloth. Near Fine, bright copy of this very scarce Victorian three-decker mystery novel. The two inner hinges of Volume One are cracked, and all three volumes are slightly rubbed and cocked, but a superior set with eye appeal and a most compelling title and plot. Griffiths was a rather infamous prison administrator and author who published over 60 books during his lifetime. Some of his accounts of crime and punishment in England have been noted as "sensational and grotesque" -- designed to appeal to the baser fascinations of his Victorian readers. FAST AND LOOSE, a suspenseful mystery dealing with a bank robbery, was his most famous title and remains his most desirable first edition. This is only the second copy we've handled in the last two decades. Wolff 2803. Not in Sadleir.. First Edition. Decorative Boards. Near Fine.

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        Portrait of Gioacchino Antonio Rossini, Phot. by Goupil & Cie

      Paris, Galerie Contemporaine, ca. 1885. Original photograph, woodburytype, 23,8 x 19 cm, on folio paper with a biographical sketch by Oscar Comettant, 4pp with 3 illustrations. Phot. Goupil & Cie. - Cliché Carjat, 10 rue Notre-Dame-de-Lorette, Paris. KEYWORDS:france/photo

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        Glückliche Kinder. Ein unterhaltendes Bilderbuch mit beweglichen Tableaux für die liebe Jugend.

      (Fürth, Carl Schaller) 1885 - Original-Halbleinen Einband mit lith. Deckel-Illustration. 6 nn. Bl., 5 davon mit beweglichen Teilen. - Äusserst seltenes Ziehbilderbuch aus dem Fürther Verlag von Carl Schaller um 1885. Die Tafeln mit den beweglichen Teilen sind alle funktionstüchtig. Teilweise etwas restauriert, etwas fleckig. Einband fleckig, berieben und gebräunt. -- Wir konnten weltweit nur 1 Exemplar in Bibliotheken nachweisen (Staatsbibliothek Berlin) -- Nicht in den gängigen Bilderbuch-Bibliographien nachweisbar. -- -- Extremely rare movable childrens book from circa 1885. With 5 movable plates, all in workind order. With a few restorations and/or closed tears. some staining and browning. -- Extremely rare - not in the common children books bibliographies, only 1 copy in international libraries (Berin Staatsbibliothek). Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

      Charles L. Webster, 1885 A very good first edition (1885 on title page) in the green cloth boards. All later issue points -- no tablecloth under the bust in the frontispiece, etc. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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        The Congo and the founding of its free State: a story of work and exploration in two volumes. Vol. I (e Vol. II)

      Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rinvington 1885 8vo (cm. 22), 2 Voll., XXVII - 528 pp.; X - 483(1) pp., 32 pp. di catalogo editoriale. Con 122 ill.ni n.t., 44 tavv. f.t. a piena pagina (compresi i ritratti protetti da velina in antiporta) e 5 mappe a colori (di cui due più volte ripiegate contenute nelle tasche in fine dei volumi). Belle legature con piatti editoriali in tela figurati con impressioni in nero ed oro. Ds. in pelle nocciola (rinnovati) con titoli impressi anch’essi in nero ed oro. Esemplare in ottimo stato di conservazione salvo minimi segni d’uso alle grandi mappe ripiegate. Edizione originale, rara.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Ex Libris s.r.l.]
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        Attractive Signed Laurel & Hardy portrait photograph taken in the 1930s at Hal Roach Studios by Bud Stax

      n.p., n.d.. 8" x 10". "Photograph Signed ""Hello Germaine! Stan Laurel"" and ""Oliver Hardy"" on the photographic surface in the lower blank margin. A tad light. Sepiatone, 8"" x 10"". Stamped ""Please Credit / Photo by / STAX"" on verso. Small portion in lower right corner creased. Fine condition.Clarence ""Stax"" Graves (1885-1972), also called Bud Stax, was the official photographer at the Hal Roach Studios in the 1920s and in the 1930s when this photograph was taken."

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        Mission scientifique au Mexique et dans l'Amérique centrale. I, Histoire. Recherches historiques et archéologiques. Mémoires sur la peinture didactique et l'écriture figurative des anciens Mexicains. Introduction par E.T. Hamy.

      P., Impr. nationale, 1885. - In-folio, reliure neuve demi-toile noire à coins, titre en long au dos sur étiquette, couv. conservées, [2] ff., XI-106 pp., 5 pl. lithographiées en couleurs, petites figures dans le texte. Très légères rousseurs dans certaines marges, non coupé, bel exemplaire. Ouvrage recherché, l'une des rares publications de J.M.A. Aubin (1802-1891) qui fut l'un des tout premiers américanistes français. Il séjourna au Mexique de 1830 à 1840 et y rassembla une importante collection de manuscrits et dessins, dont il finit par se dessaisir et qui vint constituer le premier fonds mexicain de la Bibliothèque nationale de France. Il ne publia que fort peu. Provenance : Henri d&#146;Arbois de Jubainville (1827-1910), archiviste-paléographe, directeur des Archives de l&#146;Aube, spécialiste de littérature et d&#146;histoire celtiques (envoi de l'auteur). cet Américana est particulièrement rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Fern Portfolio.

      1885. 1885 - Folio (11.5 x 15.5in., 300 x 390mm) original pictorial cloth, a little rubbed and worn. 15 coloured plates, each with one, two or three ferns, within a rustic frame, all as life-like as possible, with species names at foot. Very light foxing to preliminary leaves, otherwise in very good condition. 3rd Edn., as usual. "All the species of British ferns are included in this volume." (Title.) Because of its highly decorative nature this work is becoming extremely scarce. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        SAKOONTALA; OR, THE LOST RING;

      New York: Dodd, Mead, 1885. Fine. Tall 8vo,. xxi, 236p. Profusely illustrated in multicolor printings, each page with a color decorative border, and with large headpieces and initials in colors and gilt. Printed by Theo. L. De Vinne & Co., N. Y. Bound by The Booklovers Bindery, N. Y. in full red crushed morocco, t.e.g., the spine with gilt titles, the panels gilt with central green onlays, the covers with a series of decorative ruled border frames with very large cornerpieces heavily built up with dots, dentelles, the doblures of green crushed morocco with fancy frames and central ornaments, green watered silk flyleaves. Original paper spine and upper cover bound in rear. "The most lavish of the Oriental illuminated books was Sakoontala, printed and published by Austin in 1855. The borders of the ordinary pages are printed in four colours: there is a title-page, at the end of the Introduction, [not in the American edition] of extraordinary richness, and numerous other decorations and borders printed in colours. The decoration was drawn, from manuscripts in the British Museum, by T. Sulman, Jun., and engraved by George Measom. Mr. Stephen Austin was able to achieve, by letterpress, result indistinguishable from chromolithography: one wonders how his costs worked out." (Rauri McLean. Victorian Book Design & Colour Printing, p. 172.).

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        L'indice espurgatorio della Chiesa romana, ossia Falsificazioni, cangiamenti ed errori introdotti per ordine dei Papi nelle opere degli scrittori antichi

      Marabini, Faenza 1885 - Blue and white patterned paper over boards, green leather spine title label, small chip top of spine. 5 x 7 inches; xv., 207 pp. SCARCE. OCLC 316867542, with one holding only. "Falsifications, changes and errors introduced by order of the Popes in the works of the ancient writers." The author is identified as a "ministro evangelico." He was a native Italian, a Methodist minister, and the director of "La Fiaccola," a weekly paper published at Faenza. ref. The Gospel in All Lands, Vol. xi. 1885. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Report of the International Polar Expedition to Point Barrow, Alaska.

      - Washington 1885. 695 S. mit 13 (3 farb. lithogr.) Tafeln, 17 wetere Taf. u. 1 gefalt. Kte. 4°. Ln. Einband verblasst, Gelenke etwas locker. Gutes Exemplar. &#150; Arctic Bibl. 7747 u. 14292; Henze IV, 554.

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        Chansons

      first edition. Binding half brown shagreen, back with four nerves with traces of tear adorned friction and gilded nets, a little lack marginal on the top cap, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, binding of 'time. Rare autograph signed and dated by Jean-Baptiste Clément: "To an artist who is not like so many others.. Citizens Ferdinand Joseph Bernard Paris Montmartre" Rare spots, two spots in the margins of last pages of the table of contents and errata in fine sheet. Imprimerie Georges Robert & Cie Paris 1885 12,5x18,5cm relié

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        The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

      Charles L. Webster, 1885 First edition, with all of the earliest issue points in cloth, including the uncommon photograph in the front with the tablecloth visible under the bust. Very good in original green cloth. 1885 on the title page. Former owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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        Claudius Bombarnac - Le Château des Carpates

      Edition 95 adorned illustration Benett and with 12 plates in chromotypography and two color maps.Cardboard Hetzel publisher "portrait stuck" in full red calico signed A. Lenègre first polychrome dish signed Souze representing various means of locomotion (balloon, locomotive, boats), a portrait of the author in sepia tones pasted in the center, various enhanced navigational instruments to gold in the foreground, second flat type "e" as indicated by JAUZAC, back decorated with several color illustrations and gold, blue endpapers backgrounds, all edges gilt.  Hetzel Paris s.d. [circa 1885] 18x28cm cartonnage de l'éditeur

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        Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant

      Charles L. Webster & Company, 1885 Charles L. Webster & Co 1885-86, New York, 1885. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION DELUXE IN ORIGINAL PUBLISHER&#39;S Morocco of Grant&#39;s memoirs, illustrated throughout with numerous steel engravings, facsimiles, and maps (some fold-out maps). Octavo, original full publisher&#39;s morocco leather, marbled endpapers, marbled edges. Two volumes. Scuffing to the covers; leather of hinges to spine cracked of both volumes; small piece at bottom of spine detached of vol.I. Housed in a custom-made slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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        Medallic Illustrations of the History of Great Britain and Ireland to the Death of George II [Volumes I and II Complete]

      Printed by Order of the Trustees of the British Museum, London, First Edition 1885. Two Volumes. London 1885. Uniform matching first edition hard back binding in publisher's original russet cloth covers, gilt title lettering and volume details to the spines, floral end leaves. 8vo. 9½'' x 6½''. Contains [xxxiii] [corrections leaf] 724; 866 printed pages of text with numerous monochrome text illustrations throughout the two volumes. Belonging to Henry Lehman, founder of Lehman Brothers financial services, with his name to the top of each title page. Neatly repaired fraying of the cloth to the spine edges, rear hinge to volume II is cracked, corners worn through to the boards, lots of ink and pencil notes to the margins, probably by Lehman. We have never seen any complete 1885 first edition set. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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        Cape Town 1884.

      Artist: Richards WA and Sons; Issued in: unknown; date: c 1885 - Artist: Richards W.A. and Sons; Issued in: unknown; date: c. 1885; - Condition: Missing parts on the left side perfectly restored, folded; Decorative city map of Cape town, depicting the city in 1884.The top of the map points more south than south west, unlike the more common convention of orientating to north in modern maps. Some of the things to note are the location of the Cape Town Station, the Sea Point Railway and the tramway from the Amsterdam Battery to the Standard Bank in Adderly Street. The Cape Town Station used to stand where one now finds the Golden Acre Shopping center, whilst the Goods Station was where today's Cape Town Station is. The earliest known remnants in the region were found at Peers cave in Fish Hoek and date to between 15,000 and 12,000 years ago.Little is known of the history of the region's first residents, since there is no written history from the area before it was first mentioned by Portuguese explorer Bartolomeu Dias in 1486. Vasco da Gama recorded a sighting of the Cape of Good Hope in 1497. In the late 16th century, Portuguese, French, Danish, Dutch and English ships regularly stopped over in Table Bay en route to the Indies. They traded tobacco, copper and iron with the Khoikhoi in exchange for fresh meat. In 1652, Jan van Riebeeck and other employees of the Dutch East India Company were sent to the Cape to establish a way-station for ships travelling to the Dutch East Indies, and the Fort de Goede Hoop (later replaced by the Castle of Good Hope).

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        Europas Kolonien - West-Afrika vom Senegal zum Kamerun, Das Kongogebiet und seine Nachbarländer, Ost-Afrika und das Seeengebiet, Süd-Afrika bis zum Sambesi und Kap Frio, Die Deutschen in der Südsee - Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte deutschen Handels und deutscher Kolonisation.

      Verlag Greßner und Schramm Leipzig 1885 - je Band ca. 250 Seiten. 5 Bände, komplett. Leinen. mit Abbildungen. Papier gering nachgedunkelt, sonst schöne sammelwürdige Exemplare. 6500 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Marriage of Heaven and Hell. [The Muir facsimile].

      - London: Muir, 1885. 4to, 1p. preface by Muir, 27 leaves hand-colored, 1p. appendix, 2 leaves at the end in facsimile of Blake's manuscript arrangement of the Songs of Innocence and of Experience, and the separate plate 'A Divine Image'. Original printed wrappers, bound into full mottled calf, red morocco vertical label on backstrip; upper hinge split but holding, internally a very fine copy. The superb Muir facsimile, limited to 50 copies, this copy numbered 31. Reproduces copy A - the Beckford-Harvard copy. "This book is Blake's Principia, in which he announced a new concept of the universe." (Damon, Blake Dictionary). One of Blake's most popular texts, with numerous famous lines. See Bentley, Blake Books, #249e. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Viviane. Conte en un acte.

      - Paris, E. Giraud et Cie, 1885. In-8, 30 pp., cartonnage à la Bradel, couverture et dos conservés (couverture un peu salie). Edition originale. ENVOI autographe signé de Lorrain à l'acteur Philippe Garnier : "à l'aristocrate, à Justinien, empereur de Bysance, son très sincèrement pris et admirant Lorrain Jean". * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). * Frais de port en sus. * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. * La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *** La librairie sera fermée du 17 juillet au 8 août inclus. Les commandes reçues ce pendant seront traitées à notre retour par ordre de réception. Merci de votre patience et de votre compréhension ! *** Langue : Français

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        Sketchbook with Miniature Watercolor Paintings and Pen and Ink Drawings

      1885. Half Calf. Pebbled boards. . Very Good. Exquisite paintings and drawings of bucolic scenery, of caricature and of whimsy! Oblong, 9.5 by 14 cm. With 26 illustrations, all on rectos, with a few blank leaves following. Thirteen of the pieces are watercolors in large part. Our favorite artworks contained in this album are those fantastical whimsy, such as one captioned "A race to be first fiddle" which shows running violins. Less fanciful but no less charming is the watercolor of a German band in which the members all look like midgets. The scenic paintings are of a very different vein, creating as they do an almost dream-like rendering of the picturesque farm house, the Thames riverbank, a stone bridge, cows grazing, and the like. A stand-out of this group is a sunset painting, and a seascape with a sailboat before a storm. For a surfeit of charm there is a drawing of skaters on a pond with a church in the background. Then there are the caricature drawings with humorous captions. We assume the artwork is entirely original, although we can not state this with complete confidence, and with drawings of well-known sites, such as Shakespeare's birthplace, it hardly matters. Shelfwear to the cover, with edge loss to the leather.

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        Four original albumen paper photographs of the Broken Hill region; each photograph is approximately 200 x 225 mm, on the original glossy cream-coloured mounts printed with the photographer's details (G.F. Jenkinson, Areas Photo Coy, Argent Street, Broken Hill)

      - Jenkinson was active in the region from 1885, according to his advertisement in The History of Broken Hill by Curtis (1908); Davies and Stanbury (1985) have him there from 1889. One of the photographs is captioned in the image '[Sir Hen]ry Parkes at Stephen Creek'. Parkes, Premier of NSW, turned the first sod of the Stephens Creek reservoir in April 1890 and this photograph was clearly taken on the day; he is easily discernible at the front of the crowd, resplendent in his top hat, dress coat and flowing white beard, holding an ornamental shovel (heavily decorated with what is presumably silver). A large marquee in the background, with numerous flags fluttering from it, further sets the scene. The other three photographs are variant views of a construction site at a mine; gentlemen in suits, rather than tradesmen and labourers, are the order of the day, so it may have been a commissioned shoot. However, one view in particular delivers more than it promises, clearly showing a range of basic dwellings (more tents than huts or houses) on the undulations in the background. Please use the 'Ask Bookseller a Question' link below to confirm availability and postage charges.

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        Livres d’heures. Heures Illustrees par CH. Mathieu.

      Paris: Laplace, Sanchez & Cie., (ca. 1885). The Book of Hours measures 5 x 6 inches, 189 pp. Each mounted on a hinge, every page within chromolithographed borders, plus 8 full page chromolithographs with silver and gold illumination. With the book is a case for calling cards with pencil and support for writing, and a 4-compartment purse. All three are bound in full chocolate morocco and bear an inlaid silver mongram. AC on the upper covers nestled in a plissed silk lined box covered in black percaline (glazed cloth). Light wear to the case, but contents all fine. Overall size of case 13 x 8 x 2 inches. A stunning, monogramed deluxe set Book of Hours.

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        Die Deutschen Besitzungen an der westafricanischen [ westafrikanischen ] Küste. Band I: [Die Reise ins Togoland]. Das Togoland und die Sklavenküste; Leben und Sitten der Eingeborenen, Natur, Klima und kulturelle Bedeutung des Landes, dessen Handel und die deutschen Faktoreien auf Grund eigener Anschauung und Studien geschildert. Band 1 bis 3 der Forschungsreisen in der deutschen Colonie Kamerun, 1. Teil. Das Kamerun-Gebirge nebst den Nachbar-Ländern Dahome, englische Goldküsten-Colonie, Niger-Mündungen, Fernando Po u.s.w. Leben und Sitten der Eingeborenen, Klima und culturelle Bedeutung des Landes, dessen Handel u. die deutschen Factoreien auf Grund eigner Anschauung und Studien geschildert. 2. Teil: Das Flußgebiet von Kamerun, seine Bewohn

      Berlin und Stuttgart, Verlag von W. Spemann, 1885. - Band Togoland: X, 247 Seiten, mit einigen Abbildungen im Text und Karten. Gebunden in braunes Halbleder mit marmorierten Deckel, Einband berieben, Stempel einer Missionsbilbliothek auf Vorsatz und Titel, Titelei gebräunt, sonst gutes, sauberes Exemplar. Die deutschen Besitzungen an der westafricanischen Küste, II u. III u. IV. Band 2: 8°, 291 Seiten, 2 mehrfach gefaltete Karten. Band 3: Forschungs-Reisen im Flußgebiet von Kamerun. 8°, 250 Seiten, 2 mehrfach gefaltete Karten. Beide Bände in der Original-Interimsbroschur, unaufgeschnitten und unbeschnitten, in sauberer, schöner Erhaltung. Band IV: Das südliche Kamerun-Gebiet, sie spanischen Besitzungen, das französische Colonialreich und der Congo. Gebunden in braunes Halbleder mit marmorierten Deckeln, 8°, VIII, 234 Seiten, mit z.T. gefalteten Illustrationen und 4 Karten (davon 2 Faltkarten). Einband berieben, vorderes Gelenk gelockert, ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar eines Königlichen Gymnasiums mit Stempel, die Seiten sauber. Eine Falttafel mit hinterlegtem Einriß, die Tafeln und Karten teils etwas altersfleckig, insgesamt noch gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        La Vengeance du Farmer. Souvenirs d'Amérique.

      Alfred Mame et Fils 1885 - Traduit par J. de Rochay, deuxième édition, 1 vol. grand in-8 reliure demi-basane rouge, Alfred Mame et Fils, Tours, 1885, 237 pp. Seltene französische Buchausgabe der Erzählung "Deadly Dust". Etat très satisfaisant (rel. très lég. frottée). One of the first translations of Karl May in french. Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Etudes cliniques sur la Grande Hystérie ou hystéro-épilepsie

      1885 - fort , XV, (1bl), 975, Paris, A. Delahaye, 1885, in-8, fort , XV, (1bl), 975, (1)pp, 10pl, demi-chagrin brun, dos à nerfs (Rel. de l'ép.), Deuxième édition, revue et augmentée, illustrée de 197 figures gravées sur bois d'après les dessins de l'auteur, intercalées dans le texte et de 10 planches hors texte gravées sur métal. Doué pour l'observation et le dessin d'après modèle vivant, Paul Richer (1849-1833) a rapidement été réputé comme étant l'un des meilleurs dessinateur et illustrateur d'anatomie humaine de son époque. Ses compétences et son talent en matière d'anatomie artistique l'ont notamment fait apprécier de Charcot, dont il fut l'élève avant d'être le collaborateur. Le présent ouvrage est le développement de la thèse que Paul Richer soutint devant Charcot en 1881, ouvrage capital sur la doctrine de la Salpêtrière. Les chapitres sur l'hystérie dans l'art et dans l'histoire ont été considérablement étoffés pour cette seconde édition. Intérieur frais, illustrations d'une grande finesse. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

      Webster, 1885 First edition, original publisher's half-morocco binding, rebacked. First printing according to MacDonnell with "Huck Decided" on page 9, Him and Another Man listed for page 88, and "with the was" on page 57. In addition, page 283 is conjugate with the original curved fly illustration, before the illustration was altered and censored and replaced. Very good condition, residue of tape repair on front endpapers. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        La vie et les paysage en Egypte. Etudes en héliotypies tirées d'après nature. La Basse Egypte.

      Zürich, Photoglob, o. J. (ca. 1885). - Quer-Foio. Textheft mit 11 S. und 30 Photographien in Heliotypie lose in farbig illustr. Orig.-Leinwandmappe. Vorderdeckel der Mappe im oberen Rand geschwärzt, sonst gutes Exemplar.

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        Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Vols. I & II

      New York, N. Y.: Charles L. Webster & Co.. Good with no dust jacket. 1885. First Edition. Hardcover. Minor rubbing on front and back cover boards of volume I. Volume II cover boards in good condition. Gilded titles on both volumes in good condition with the exception of the title on the front cover board of Volume I. Minor foxing in texts. Binding is tight and pages are clean. No marking or writing noted in book. Boards are straight with minor edge rub. Text block and gutters are firm. 584 & 647 pages. ; Vol. 2; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 584,647 pages .

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        The Cyclades, or life among the insular Greeks

      Longman, Green, and Co., London 1885 - Original publisher's gilt cloth, 8vo., half title, frontis colour map, pp. xx, 501, (1), 3 &#131;&#131; of ads, unopened, pp. 12 (ads). Head and tail of the spine as well as the corners a bit bumped, extremities lightly rubbed, handwritten name in the far upper margin of the title page. Despite the flaws mentioned a clean and attractive copy of a rare book. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Dictionnaire des roses ou Guide general du rosieriste. 2 volumes set.

      Berlin, Paul Parey, 1885 - 18,5 x 12 cm. (6), 439, 11 + 363 (2), 10 pp. Avec 23 planches hors texte et de nombreuses figures dans le texte. *Edition originale. Le Dictionnaire des Roses donne le nom de l`obtenteur, l`annee de la mise dans le commerce, l`espece a laquelle le rosier appartient, la description de l`arbuste, la nature du feuillage, le coloris de la rose, les particularites sur sa floraison, etc. 6000 roses environ sont ainsi passees en revue. - En tres bonne etat. / Originalausgabe des frühen und umfangreichen Rosenlexikons, das in französischer Sprache 1885 parallel in Paris, in Brüssel und in Berlin erschienen war. Enthält die Namen der Rosen, die Namen der Entdecker oder Züchter, das Jahr ihrer offiziellen Einführung, die Beschreibung und ihre Farben und Eigenschaften. Es sind ca. 6000 Rosensorten beschrieben. Enthält 23 Falttafeln (in s/w) sowie einige Textabb. - Schönes Exemplar in dekorativen zeitgenössischen Halblederbänden mit reicher Rückenvergoldung. Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1500 Demi-chagrin de l`epoque, dos decores. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        France and Tongking.

      

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        Education des filles".

      Librairie des Bibliophiles, Jouaust et Cie, Bibliothèque des dames, PARIS 1885 - Paris, Librairie des Bibliophiles, MDCCCLXXXV, in-12, plein maroquin bleu, décor à la roulette sur les coupes et les gardes, dos orné à 5 nerfs, tranches dorées, 158 pp, (Champolle-Duru). Reliure signée. Tirage limité à 40 exemplaires, un des 20 sur Whatman, triple état du frontispice par LALAUZE. En 1678, FENELON est nommé professeur à l'Institut des Nouvelles catholiques, destiné à l'éducation des jeunes filles dont les parents, d'abord protestants, se sont convertis. Il consigne cette expérience pédagogique dans L'Education des Filles, 1681, publié en 1687. On y retrouve le ton pédagogique propre aux jésuites. Livres

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        THE JOURNALS OF MAJOR-GEN. C.G. BORDON, C.B. AT KARTOUM. Printed from the Origin

      London 1885, Kegan Paul. Maroon cloth, thick, very good,587p. index, large folding color map, copious appendices, portrait. 2 maps, 30 illustrations after sketches by General Gordon.. A major primary resource, edited with introduction & notes by Hake. Covers Gordon's positon at Kartoum by Sir H.W. Gor- don. The Mission of Col. Sir. Chas. Wilson by Sir H.W. Gor- don. Description of the Journal by Sir. H.W. Gordon.Position of the Steamers: Journal Books I-VI, Sept.-Dec. 1884. The copious appendices contain letters from & to Gordon to vari- ous commandants, military leaders &c. Gordon was also famous for his great defense of Afghanistan & war in Central Asia. Scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Provincia de Mocambique. Estudo acerca dos usos e costumes dos banianes, bathias, parses, mouros, gentios e indigenas para cumprimento do que dispoe o artigo 8o § 1o do decreto de 18 de novembro de 1869

      Imprensa Nacional, Mocambique 1885 - In 8, pp. XLII + 150 + (4). Carte brunite. Strappetti e mancanze al d. e ai p. Br. ed. Primo libro pubblicato nella colonia portoghese del Mozambico in cui l'A., segretario generale del governo del Mozambico,Ârende noti i risultatiÂdi un questionario etnografico diffuso nel 1883 con moltissimi dati relativiÂagli usi e ai costumi della popolazione. Raro. ITA

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        Ausführliches Handbuch der Photographie. Band II und III ( von IV erschienenen ) mit Heft 6 - 11 ( von 13 erschienenen)

      Knapp Halle 1885 ( 1885 - 1886 erschienen ) Hier liegt Band II und III in einem Band vor mit den Heften 6 - 11. Mit VI, 352 und X, VII, 345 Seiten und zusammen 358 Textholzstichen sowie 2 Tafeln. Goldgeprägter Ohldr, Groß8°. Der Band beinhaltet Teil II: \" Der Collodion- und Daguerrotyp-Process und ältere Negativ-Processe \" mit den Heften 6. Einleitung in die Negativ-Verfahren und die Daguerrotypie, Talbotypie und Niepcotypie; 7. Das nasse Collodion-Verfahren; 8. Die Collodion-Emulsionen // Band III: \" Die Photographie mit Bromsilber-Gelatine und Chlorsilber-Gelatine \" in 3 Abschnitten ( = Heft 9-11 ): \" Die wissenschaftliche Grundlage der Photographie mit Gelatine-Emulsionen / Die Praxis der Photographie mit Gelatine-Emulsionen / Die Photographie mit Chlorsilbergelatine \".Einband stärker berieben, Ecken und Kanten etwas bestoßen, oberes Kapital gering angeplatzt. Innen Besitzvermerke, erste Seiten lose, wenige Seiten gering fleckig ( Tafel 2 etwas stockfleckig ) sonst aber gutes Exemplar mit den zahlreichen detailreichen Textholzstichen. ( Pic erhältlich - webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Foto, Photo, Photographie, Fotografie, Daguerrotypien, Daguerrotypie, Collodion, Bromsilber, Chlorsilber, Gelatine, Talbotypie, Niepcotypie

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        Schlesien. Eine Schilderung des Schlesierlandes Dritter Band

      Flemming, Glogau 1885 - gr. 8° 415 S., nur Band 3! Geschichte Illustrierte Bücher Geschichte Kulturgeschichte goldgepr. grüne Olwd., 3. seit. Rotschn. Wid. a. Titelblatt, Einb. l. ber. u. best., Titelblatt mit Ausschnitt, sonst sehr gutes Exemplar [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Broadside]: T.F. Gilbert, Jr. Popular Shoe Store. Ladies', Gents', Misses' and Children's Fine Boots, Shoes, Gaiters, Rubbers. Slippers &c. Grand Assortment at Bottom Prices. John J. Lattermann's Fine Shoes for Ladies'. 68 1/2 Main Street, Hempstead, L.I.

      N.Y.: J.S. Nugent & Co.. [circa 1885]. Large broadside or wrapping paper. Measuring 18" x 24". On thin tabloid-style paper. Old folds, small tears and stains, and small tears, age-toning to the paper, but overall in remarkably nice, very good condition. The text surrounds a wonderful trade mark wood engraving of The Old Lady Who Lived in a Shoe and her brood. Undated but the printed seemed active around 1885. .

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        JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION HELD UNDER AN ACT OF THE LEGISLATURE AT SIOUX FALLS, DAKOTA, SEPTEMBER, 1885. A.J. EDGERTON, PRESIDENT. JOHN CAIN, SECRETARY

      [Sioux Falls, Dakota: Sioux Falls Leader, 1885. [2],77pp. printed in double columns. Quarto. Later pebbled cloth. Internally clean and fresh. Near fine. The statehood movement in Dakota Territory began in the late 1870s and proceeded fitfully for the next few years, with those in the northern part of the territory, as well as Democrats, generally opposing statehood, and Republicans and those in the south generally in support of the movement. The result of this 1885 convention was a compromise, framing a constitution and providing for the election of state officers, but not making any provisions that might offend the federal Congress in Washington when it considered statehood for the territory. The constitution that emerged from this 1885 convention, however, was the same one (with very minor changes) that was adopted in 1889 when South Dakota became a state. The constitution itself is printed on pages 60-77, the names and home counties of the 111 delegates to the convention are also given, and the daily proceedings of the convention are related in minute detail. This official journal of the proceedings of the 1885 Constitutional Convention, then, is one of the earliest printings of the South Dakota constitution. We can locate a total of thirteen institutional copies of this scarce account of the 1885 journal of the Dakota Territory convention. ALLEN, DAKOTA 336. STREETER SALE 2079. OCLC 8127560.

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        SOPHIE ARNOULD d'après sa correspondance et ses mémoires inédits. Les actrices du XVIIIe siècle

      Paris, G. Charpentier et Cie 1885 - Paris, G. Charpentier et Cie, 1885 1 volume in-18 (19 x 12,5 cm), XV-327-(4) pages. Cartonnage bradel pleine percaline bronze doré, pièce de titre de toile lavallière, fleuron noir, date dorée en queue, relié sur brochure, couvertures jaunes imprimées conservées en excellent état, il a été relié en tête le petit papillon indicateur sur cette édition (reliure de l'époque signée PIERSON). Excellent état. Légers frottements aux extrémités des coiffes et coins, un coin avec trace de pli. NOUVELLE ÉDITION, EN PARTIE ORIGINALE. EXEMPLAIRE DE DÉDICACE OFFERT PAR EDMOND DE GONCOURT A OCTAVE UZANNE. Exemplaire sur papier ordinaire (il a été tiré 50 exemplaires de luxe sur papier de Hollande).Cet envoi lapidaire : "à Octave Uzanne, Edmond de Goncourt" s'explique aisément quand on sait que le même Edmond de Goncourt écrira dans son Journal le 20 septembre 1887 (soit 2 années plus tard) : « Uzanne, cet homme qui a une goutte de sperme extravasée dans l'&#156;il. » La relation entre les deux hommes de lettres fut sans doute toujours assez froide. Octave Uzanne empiétait à cette époque sur les plates-bandes d'Edmond de Goncourt en s'intéressant au XVIIIe siècle et aux historiettes qui s'y rapportent. André Salmon écrit à propos d'Octave Uzanne qu'il avait "la réputation d'un disciple un peu cochon des Goncourt." (André Salmon, Souvenirs sans fin, 1903-1940) Sophie Arnould eut trois éditions : chaque nouvelle découverte de documents appelait une nouvelle édition. - 1857, puis 1859 (deuxième tirage), Sophie Arnould d'après sa correspondance et ses mémoires inédits, par Edmond et Jules de Goncourt, Poulet-Malassis et De Broise. L'édition de 1859, deuxième tirage de celle de 1857 eut elle-même un retirage en 1861. - 1877, donc retouché par Edmond seul, titre identique, E. Dentu. - 1885, titre identique, Charpentier (Bibliothèque-Charpentier à 3 fr. 50 le volume) Sophie Arnould (1740-1802) était une actrice et une cantatrice. Elle débuta en 1757, et se retira en 1778. Elle se distinguait, selon ses contemporains, par la finesse de son jeu et l'agrément de sa voix. Elle acquit une grande célébrité par ses bons mots, dont Albéric Deville a fait un recueil intitulé Arnoldiana, ou Sophie Arnould et ses Contemporaines (1813), largement utilisé par les Goncourt. Selon Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, « Mademoiselle Arnould n&#146;était point jolie ; sa bouche déparait son visage, ses yeux seulement lui donnaient une physionomie où se peignait l&#146;esprit remarquable qui l&#146;a rendue célèbre. On a répété et imprimé un nombre infini de ses bons mots » . Elle créa le rôle éponyme d&#146;Iphigénie en Aulide de Gluck ainsi que celui d' Iole dans Hercule mourant d'Antoine Dauvergne. De sa relation adultère avec le duc de Lauragais, elle eut quatre enfants, dont Antoine-Constant de Brancas, colonel du Premier Empire mort à Essling. Elle fit partie de la société chantante La Dominicale fondée par le célèbre chirurgien Louis et dont furent membres Vadé, Crébillon fils, Pierre-Yves Barré, Coqueley de Chaussepierre. (source : Wikipédia) Provenance : Bibliothèque Octave Uzanne avec son ex libris gravé par Aglaus Bouvenne (n°197 de la vente de mars 1893) ; Bibliothèque Bertrand Hugonnard-Roche (avec son monogramme BHR et la date d'acquisition, à l'encre) BEL EXEMPLAIRE AVEC ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A plain and literal translation of the Arabian Nights' entertainments,

      

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        Pane of 70 "Altered Plate" Confederate 10-cent Jefferson Davis stamps with an advertisement for "The Old Book Store" printed on the reverse

      1885. This pane of Confederate stamp reprints is from an altered plate of the 1862 5-cent Jefferson Davis stamp (see the note after Scott #s 6-7). Both the stamps and the advertisement are nicely centered. Previously folded with a few small splits along some of the folds. There are several small pieces of what appear to be very thin, transparent, archival tape reinforcing two folds and the margin of the stamp side of the sheet. There has been considerable discussion about the confusion surrounding these altered plate stamps (see The American Philatelist 1888-1889 volumes 3 and 5, Dietz's The Confederate States Post-Office Department: Its Stamps & Stationery published in 1950, Easton's The De La Rue History of British & Foreign Postage Stamps 1855 to 1901 published in 1958, Bennet's "The Stamp That Never Was" in the November 1982 issue of the American Philatelist, and "The 10¢ Typographed Altered Plate of the Confederate States of America" by Leonard H. Hartmann in Issue 192 of The Chronicle of the U.S. Classic Postal Issues published in 2001.) This pane of stamps was used as a broadsheet advertisement for W. B. Burke, the owner of The Old Book Shop in Atlanta, Georgia, circa 1885. In his advertisement, Burke bills himself as The Napoleon of the Book Trade South (J. B. Lippincott having already claimed the sobriquet, The Napoleon of the Book Trade). Burke claims that the stamps were "printed from the genuine plate - captured at the fall of Atlanta - on Confederate made paper." While the stamps were printed from a genuine plate (which Hartmann suggest was broken from a sheet of 100 to a sheet of 70 to fit on the handbill-sized paper) it is unconfirmed-but not impossible-that his plate was captured by Union forces at Atlanta. Very scarce. There are references to partial-sheet examples from this reprint being the collections of George B. Sloan and August Dietz, and auction searches come up with two records for full sheets (one for about $250 and one for $1000). Both of those sheets were in considerably poorer condition than this example.

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