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        Im Reiche des Weissen Elephanten

      White Lotus, Leipzig 1885 - Im Reiche des Weissen Elephanten [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HISTORIA DE GIL BLAS DE SANTILLANA. 2 Tomos

      - Traducción del Padre Isla. Anotada por Adolfo de Castro. Prólogo de Manuel Cañete. Barcelona. Espasa y C.º Edits. s/f. (1885 ?). 36x26 cm. T. I, 1 h. con dedicatoria impresa, firma + portada montada con cromolitografía + portada + XLIII págs. de prólogo + 2 h. + 595 págs. 2 h. índices + 14 láms. montadas con Oleográficas a color + grabados en comienzo de capítulos y grandes letras capitulares * T. II, 636 págs. 3 h. de índices + 16 láms. montadas con Oleográficas a color + grabados en comienzo de los capítulos y grandes letras capitulares. Los grabados son de: Barrant, M. Pujadas, Fusté. Texto recuadrado, las láms. con papel protector. Gran holandesa, puntas piel, nervios, tres tejuelos por tomo, hierros dorados, guardas de seda, corte superior dorado. Edición Monumental y exquisita. Completa de todas las láminas. # literatura [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Torreón de Rueda]
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        THE PRINCIPAL NAVIGATIONS, VOYAGES, TRAFFIQUES, AND DISCOVERIES OF THE ENGLISH NATION

      Edinburgh: E. & G. Goldsmid, 1885. Quarto. Each part bound in stiff vellum as issued to original subscribers. A few parts with spotting and discoloration, but mostly fine. A fine edition of Hakluyt limited to 100 copies on sumptuous large paper. The greatest assemblage of travel accounts and navigation to all parts of the world collected up to its time, and a primary source for early New World exploration. Includes accounts of Hariot, Frobisher, Gilbert, the Zenos brothers, Cartier, Raleigh, Laudonnière, Coronado, Drake, and many, many others.

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        Voyage du haut Mandarin KA-LI-KO et de son fidele secretaire PA-TCHOU-LI.

      Paris Jules Levy Libraire-Editeur 2 rue Antoine Dubois () 1885 - Roter farbig illustrierter O-Ganzleineneinband, Einband im Rand fleckig, Widmung auf Vorsatz, Seiten sauber, Buchblock etwas gelockert, Rundumgoldschnitt, (32) unpaginierte Tafeln mit ganzseitigen farbig handkolorierten Holzschnitten und Text, Größe: 25,7 x 19,1 cm. - - - Das hier vorliegende in frischen Farben kolorierte Werk von Mouel wurde von Gillot gestochen und gezeichnet von Paul Souze. Der Druck erfolgte in der Typographie A. Laure.

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        Eighd. Signatur auf s/w Cabinettphotographie. [Hochformat, ca. 16,5 x 11,2 cm].

      Guigoni & Bossi,, Milano (Mailand), 1885 - Milano (Mailand), Guigoni & Bossi, o. J. [um 1885?]. Mit dem Prägestempel "Proprieta Riservata". - Rückw. Bleistift-Notiz ("Die herrliche Duse"), Gbrsp., eine Ecke bestossen. - M. Guigoni & E. Bossi leiteten ein Portätstudio am Corso Victor Emanuele 13, welche sich auf Kinderporträts, Persönlichkeiten der Musikszene und Politiker spezialisiert hatte. Sie kaufen das Fotostudio von Icilio Calzolari 1888 für 30.000 Lire, und produzierten Cartes des Visites, Cabinettphotographien und Silberabzüge. International bekannte Schauspieler, Sänger, und Komponisten, die nach Mailand kamen, um an der Scala und anderen Theatern aufzutreten, liessen sich in dem Studio ablichten: so auch Giacomo Puccini, Nellie Melba, Joseph Joachim, Eleonore Duse und Pietro Mascagni. Sie waren bis in die zwanziger Jahre des 20. Jahrhunderts tätig. (Zitat) - Duse, (1858 - 1924), war als "Die Duse" neben Sarah Bernhardt und Mrs. Patrick Campbell eine der großen Theaterschauspielerinnen des 19. Jahrhunderts. Ihr Spiel war subtil und wenig theatralisch und gilt als wegweisend für das Moderne Theater. Gegen Ende 1883 bot der sizilianische Schriftsteller Giovanni Verga Cesare Rossi die Inszenierung des Volksstücks "Cavalleria rusticana" an; Vergas Novelle diente später als Vorlage für Pietro Mascagnis gleichnamige Oper "Cavalleria rusticana" (1890). Im Gegensatz zum konservativen Rossi begeisterte sich die progressive Eleonora Duse sofort dafür und übernahm spontan die Rolle des Bauernmädchens „Santuzza". Die Uraufführung am 14. Januar 1884 in Turin wurde ein großer Erfolg für das Schauspielerensemble und die Duse. Am 11. Mai 1884 gastierte die Gruppe in Mailand. Wegen ihres großen Könnens wurde Eleonora Duse, so wie ihr nachfolgend weitere große Darstellerinnen wie zum Beispiel die Garbo, bereits zu Lebzeiten überschwänglich „die Göttliche" genannt. George Bernard Shaw, selbst Theaterkritiker, stellte sie, nachdem er ihre Interpretation der „Kameliendame" gesehen hatte, sogar über ihre Rivalin Sarah Bernhardt. Sie wurde von zahlreichen Malern, unter anderen auch Franz von Lenbach und John Singer Sargent, verewigt und von Schriftstellern wie Rainer Maria Rilke, dem sie 1912 in Venedig begegnete, und dessen Freund Hugo von Hofmannsthal verehrt. Als erster Frau widmete ihr das Time Magazine am 30. Juli 1923 zur Vorankündigung ihrer Amerikatournee eine Titelgeschichte. (Zitat) Italienisch [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Sexual Economy. as taught by Charles Bradlaugh. With Addendum by Saladin. [Sole Edition]. IN THE ORIGINAL WRAPPERS; A RARE SURVIVAL

      W. Stewart [c.1885] 8vo., First Edition, title lightly age - soiled; original printed wrappers, sewed as issued, covers lightly browned else a very good, clean copy in custom - made solander case with paper label. A rare tract compiled by Agate following the precepts of Charles Bradlaugh, founder of the National Secular Society and one of the most famous athiests of the nineteenth century. BLPC gives 1885. EXTREMELY SCARCE.

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        Les Aventures de Tom Sawyer. Traduit avec l Autorisation de l Auteur par William-L. Hughes. Illustrations par Achille Sirouy.

      Paris: Bibliotheque Nouvelle de la Jeunesse A. Hennuyer, ohne Jahr (um 1885). - zahlreiche sw. Illustrationen von Achille Sirouy, 238 S. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 550 Gr.-8°, farbig geprägter Oleinwandeinband, Komplettgoldschnitt, Einband fleckig, Einbandkanten leicht berieben, Widmung auf Vortitel, Vorsätze braunfleckig, innen an den Rändern teils leicht braunfleckig, ansonsten gut. 1. Aufl. der ersten französischen Ausgabe.

      [Bookseller: Altstadt Antiquariat Goslar]
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        A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES [With Signature of R. M. Ballantyne to the Title Page]

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1885. A fascinating and important first edition copy with outstanding provenance. The signature of R. M. Ballantyne is tipped onto the title page and an inscription to the front free end paper states 'from Jean Ballantyne 1902.' [Robert Michael Ballantyne, Scottish author of juvenile fiction, wrote more than 100 books the most famous of which 'The Coral Island'. was a strong influence on Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 - 94), who would later base portions of his famous book Treasure Island on themes in 'The Coral Island'. Jean Ballantyne is believed to be one of the daughters of R. M. Ballantyne, probably named after Balantyne's mother Jean. It is a moot point as to whether this was actually Balantyne's copy, though it would seem so; there is also a seemingly unrelated gift inscription on the front free end paper]. Pp. x, 101 [3 -blanks]; original end papers. Original blue cloth with bevelled edges, gilt lettering to the spine with gilt vignette to the front board, binding very good with a little general wear, slightly marked, head/tail of the spine and corners rubbed. Contents clean and tight, a few gatherings slightly out of line, end papers tanned, a few pages slightly dusty at edges, otherwise appears unmarked. A very good first edition copy, signed on a slip to the title page by R. M. Ballantyne. [Bibliographic note: this first edition copy mentions '(two series)' after 'New Arabian Nights' on the advert for books 'By the Same Author' and it would seem that might suggest it is a second issue of the first edition.]. By Author's Wife. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo.

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        The Congo and the Founding of the Free State (2 volume st)

      Harper & Brothers, Franklin Square, New York, 1885-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. 2 volume set. xxvii, [i], 528; x, 483 pp., + 12 pages publisher’s advertisements. Frontises, 42 full page engraved plates, 78 text vignettes, 3 colored foldout maps, 2 large foldout maps in rear pockets. Bound in publisher green cloth. Gilt spine. Pictorial design to tail of spine and front board. Hardcover. Library number to spine. Club library bookplate to front pastedown. Light shelf wear. Good bindings and covers. Clean, unmarked pages. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

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        Handbuch der Petrefaktenkunde und Atlas zm Handbuch der Petrefaktenkunde.

      Tübingen, Laupp, 1885. 3. überarbeitete und vermehrte Auflage VIII, 1239; 100 Tafeln nebst Erklärung 26 x 19 cm, Halbleder Einband berieben, bestoßen. Beim Textband mit längerem Riß am Rücken, beim Atlasband mit teilweisem Rückenabriß. Besitzerstempel auf Vorsatz. Gelegentlich etwas fleckig. Insgesamt recht guter Zustand.\"Friedrich August (von) Quenstedt (* 9. Juli 1809 in Eisleben; † 21. Dezember 1889 in Tübingen) war ein deutscher Geologe, Paläontologe, Mineraloge und Kristallograph.Friedrich August Quenstedt war der Sohn eines ehemaligen preußischen Feldwebels, der später Gendarm in Westfalen und zuletzt Lazarettverwalter in Halberstadt war und 1815 an Flecktyphus starb. Seine Mutter war die Tochter eines Försters aus Neinstedt. Nach dem Tod des Vaters wuchs er bei seinem Onkel auf, der ihm den Besuch des Gymnasiums in Eisleben ermöglichte. Er studierte ab 1830 in Berlin bei Christian Samuel Weiss „Geognosie“ und Mineralogie und hatte auch Kontakte zu Leopold von Buch. Er hörte auch Vorlesungen bei Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel und pflegte diesen 1831 im Rahmen des studentischen Pflegedienstes am Vorabend seines Todes an der Cholera. Ein Studienfreund war der Astronom Johann Gottfried Galle. 1833 wurde er Kustos bei Weiss und hielt erste Vorlesungen in Berlin. 1835 erfolgte eine erste wissenschaftliche Veröffentlichung und 1836 wurde er mit einer paläontologischen Arbeit über Nautiloide promoviert (De notis nautilearum primariis) und 1837 habilitierte er sich in Berlin. Im Jahre 1837 übernahm er den neu geschaffenen Lehrstuhl für Mineralogie und Geognosis an der Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen. Er begründete damit die noch junge Geologie als eigenständigen Wissenschaftszweig im Königreich Württemberg. Den Lehrstuhl hatte er 52 Jahre inne. Seine Amtszeit ist als Quenstedt-Ära in die Annalen des Geologischen Institutes eingegangen. Seine Forschungsschwerpunkte waren vor allem Fossilien und ihre Nutzung in der Stratigraphie. Durch eigene Aufsammlungen, aber auch durch Ankäufe, baute er in Tübingen eine bedeutende, für Forschung und Lehre geeignete Fossiliensammlung auf. 1842 zählte die Sammlung bereits 30.000 Exponate. Einen großen Anteil dazu trugen auch Öschinger Bauern bei, die für Quenstedt Ammoniten sammelten. 1842 prägte er auch den heute noch international verwendeten Begriff Stufenlandschaft. Grube, in der Quenstedt 1839 den Nusplinger Plattenkalk entdeckteSein Hauptverdienst ist die intensive Erforschung der Juraformationen der Schwäbischen Alb. Zur geologischen Altersbestimmung verwendete er wie der Engländer William Smith Leitfossilien. Nach ihm benannt ist die Quenstedtsche Gliederung der Feinschichten des Jura, die erst 1973 von einer internationalen Gliederung abgelöst wurde. Aus seiner Feder stammt auch das paläontologische Standardwerk Der Jura, das er 1858 veröffentlichte. Bis kurz vor seinem Tod erstellte er ein umfangreiches Tafelwerk über die Ammoniten der Schwäbischen Alb. Er verstand es, durch einen unterhaltsamen Vorlesungsstil ein breites Publikum für Fossilien zu interessieren. Über Schwaben blickte er jedoch kaum hinaus. Seine Fossiliensammlung ist heute noch im Geologischen Institut der Universität Tübingen einzusehen und kann zum Vergleich eigener Funde herangezogen werden. Er war auch in Nusplingen und entdeckte den Plattenkalk.Ab 1862 war er an der Erstellung der geologischen Landesaufnahme von Württemberg beteiligt und von ihm stammen dazu im Zeitraum 1865 bis 1881 zehn Karten.Einer seiner bedeutenderen Schüler war der Paläontologe Albert Oppel. Sein Enkel Werner Quenstedt[1] (1893–1960) wirkte in den 1930er und 1940er-Jahren als Geologe und Paläontologe an der Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität in Berlin.Quenstedt hegte ausgesprochene Sympathien und Antipathien und ignorierte Personen, die er nicht leiden konnte. Er war ein beliebter Redner auf studentischen Versammlungen, lebte aber streng abstinent. Obwohl ihm der Vaterländische Verein für Naturkunde in Stuttgart zum 50-jährigen Amtsjubiläum als Professor bescheinigte, mit jeder Faser seines Lebens Schwabe geworden zu sein erinnerte zeitlebens sein starkes Sächsisch an seine norddeutsche Herkunft und er behielt auch die Vorliebe für die heimische Küche.1838 heiratete er in Tübingen Caroline Christiane Auguste Stürmer, und nach deren frühen Tod nacheinander deren zwei Schwestern, die aber auch vorzeitig starben. In vierter Ehe heiratete er 1869 Anna Sachse, die die Schwester seines Schwiegersohns war, der Stadtpfarrer in Hechingen war.\" (Wikipedia) Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        HISTORICAL SKETCH BOOK AND GUIDE TO NEW ORLEANS AND ENVIRONSWITH MAP Illustrate

      New York 1885, Coleman. Original brown stiff pictorial wrs.,. facsimile map, 324p., index, 14 engravings, exceptionally. bright, very clean copy, minor spine head/tail rubbing, the. *RARE FIRST ISSUE* FIRST LIMITED EDITION OF ONLY 500 COPIES. This is Hearn's fifth published title. * SUBTITLE: continued: "Edited and compiled by several leading writers of the New Orleans Press." * This obscure work came with a loose map laid inside the front cover, most all of which have now vanished from the majority of remaining copies. Where necessary in order to make the book complete we provide a facsimile copy of the original map in full size. The loosely inserted guide map, was an after thought so it was not ever attached or glued in. [See Perkins below]. * THE PLATES: The work was illustrated with a frontispiece and 13 original engravings inserted, not included in the pagination, most were done by Joseph Pennell. * The book contains exhaustive accounts of the traditions, historical legends, and remarkable localities of the Creole city. * Copies of this book were hawked by peddlers at the Exposition grounds. The period rumor was that Hearn had a romantic affair with a Creole woman named Mattie Foley. It is possible that her influence gave Hearn enough interest to write and edit this work. Hearn was also a resident of New Orleans for many years. Liberally extracted from Perkins, see below. * BINDING VARIANTS: This guide was done as a part of the celebrations for the Centennial Exposition for New Orleans. Per P. Perkins, this title was printed in a LIMITED EDITION OF 1000 COPIES, of which 500 were sent to D.H. Holmes in New Orleans, for distribution at the Exposition. See Perkins p.8 for details about the gray stiff wrappers edition. The balance of 500 copies were sold by the publisher. That edition was bound in reddish-brown covers, but the 500 copies sent to Holmes were stripped of their red cardboard covers and rebound in gray paper wrappers bearing the advertisement of D.H. Holmes on the front and back wrappers. Traces of the original Reddish- brown wrappers can be found under the gray on the spine. D. H. Holmes sent some of these Sketch Books to the Exposition grounds for sale by peddlers. Most of these copies had a paster put on the front cover showing a picture of a church with the lettering "Illustrated Guide & Sketch Book to New Orleans." Another small paster covered the price on the large paster. Some of the copies distributed by Coleman were bound in cloth." extracted from Perkins p.9. * EDITIONS: Perkins also discusses the points of the first, second and third issues which are clearly outlined in much detail. In essence, the book was for sale in three variant original bindings: cloth: brown, olive brown, dark brown or blue; brown [red-brick] stiff paper wrappers [THE FIRST EDITION]; gray wrappers. Per Perkins, there is NO priority or extra value in any one color cloth over the other [see Perkins p.10], but the FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST ISSUE IS ABOVE ALL THE RAREST ORIGINAL EDITION OF ALL COPIES. * HEARN'S ROLE AND CONTRIBUTION: L. Hearn was the editor of this book and he also contribu- ted two essays to this guide: they are: PERE ANTOINE'S DATE PALM, pp.111-114; and also THE SCENES OF CABLE'S ROMANCES, pp.293-299. The celebrated George Cable et al were only a few of the many other contributors. * Hearn was a resident of New Orleans, and a frequent writer for local papers as well as being the author of his own books and translations. * * * AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE, IMPORTANT & EARLY HEARN ITEM * * * BIBLIOGRAPHY: HOWES: C574 BAL: 2340 & 7915 P.D & Ione Perkins: LAFCADIO HEARN A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF HIS --WRITINGS, pp.8-10 * Variant edition covers and other images can be found on our web site. * Color 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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        Sitting Bull Photograph by D.F. Barry. No date, but likely c.1885

      D.F.Barry, Birmarck, North Dakota, no date. (c.1885)., 1885, Not Relevant, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, First Edition. Albumen photograph of the famous Sioux Chief standing in a studio setting, taken by the well known photographer D.F. Barry of Bismarch, North Dakota. Whilst not detailed, it is likely that this photo would have been taken whilst Sitting Bull was at the Fort Yates, Standing Rock Agency on the South / North Dakota boundary, where he had returned, along with 186 of his tribe, in 1881 following his self imposed exile in Canada following the fight at the Little Big Horn in June 1876 and the death of General Custer together with a large portion of his troops. Whilst at the agency, Sitting Bull briefly went on tour with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show and made a significant income from performances, selling photographs and autographs to the crowds, though reputedly giving much of his money away to the poor and homeless. He might reasonably be described as the first "celebrity" Indian due to his popularity on the tour, whilst still feared by the authorities in the form of the Agent at Fort Yates and some elements of his tribe, an issue which would ultimately lead to his murder in 1890. The photograph features Sitting Bull in a full headdress of feathers, whilst holding a war club in his left hand. On the original D.F.Barry mount, with imprint and title in the lower margin, and pictorial imprint on the reverse. Image 5.5 x 3.75 inches, mount 6.5 x 4.25 inches. The image is creased horizontally at the centre, causing the surface of the print to break. There is no loss however. Originally from the library of Harry & Connie Lockwood, Cincinnati, Ohio, and sold at auction Thursday 4th November 1999. Quantity Available: 1. Category: General Custer; Inventory No: 188467.

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        1885 Glückliche Kinder Fürth movable book Ziehbilderbuch childrens RARE german

      Buch 1885. Original - No Copy - No Reprint!!! Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1885 - 1885 Wisden Paperback, Facsimile Spine, Very Good.

      1885. This is a delightful 1885 Original Paperback Wisden, 22nd Edition, with facsimile spine. The covers are super, odd mark but amazing for well over 100 years old, internally it is a very bright book, the odd spot to the odd page but for 1885 it is as white as they come. Spine is of similar colour to the book, the advantage of the facsimile spine is that you can read it without fear of breaking it , plus it is cheaper than an original too.

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        Les complaintes

      Edition originale imprimée à 511 exemplaires.binding à la bradel en pleine percaline amande, spine lisse orné d'un motif floral doré, date dorée en queue, pièce de titre de maroquin vert olive, filets dorés en encadrment des plats, gardes et contreplats de papier à motifs floraux, binding de l'époque signée de Vermorel.Agréable exemplaire du premier ouvrage de Jules Laforgue établi dans une charmante binding de l'époque. Léon Vanier Paris 1885 12x19cm relié

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        CHANG-O ASCENDS TO THE MOON: JOGA HONGETSU TSUKI. A Color Woodblock Print. From

      [Tokyo] 1885, Akiyama. A single Oban sheet, very good, sheet. size 25 x 36 cm., print size 22 x 33 cm., very good, minor. surface dust/soil, excellent impression and registry, very. good color, gauffrage in the cartouche.. A BEAUTIFUL COLOR PRINT FROM CHINESE MYTHOLOGY In Chinese mythology, Ch'ang-O is the woman in the moon. She was the wife of an heroic archer, who was rewarded for his services to the Gods by a gift of the elixir of immortality. In her husband's absence she stole the potion and drank it herself. She then ascended to the moon. It is sometimes said that when she got there she was turned into a three-legged toad as punishment for her theft. Chang-o [or Chang-E] is called Joga in Japanese. A wonderful view of the 'Queen of the Moon" in her elaborate costume, while floating on a clo- ud, she holds the cup with the elixir. Superbly executed. See Stevenson: YOSHITOSHI'S ONE HUNDREDED ASPECTS OF THE MOON, no. 2 for more details on the print & story. See TAI- SO YOSHITOSHI, Koln 1971 no. 54B p.102. And THE BIZARRE IMA- GRY OF YOSHITOSHI THE H.R. COLE COLLECTION for general back- ground. Yoshitoshi 1829-1892. SCARCE. A color scan can be sen 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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        Kindergarten Chimes: A Collection of Songs And Games Composed and Arranged for Kindergartens and Primary Schools

      Boston: Oliver Ditson & Co., (and NY, Ditson; Phila., Ditson; and Chicago, Lyon and Healy), 1885. Slim roy. 8vo, x, 102pp. Printed music in the text throughout. Original brown cloth lettered in gilt on the upper cover, a very good copy neatly restored. Interesting association (see below). First edition of Wiggin’s second book, the ‘B’ issue of the text without two blanks at the end but the ‘A’ binding of full dark brown cloth. Anecdotally the much rarer form of the binding; the book is almost always found in printed boards with a cloth back -- Blanck lists this full cloth binding as the first version. In this format a truly rare book, this copy with a contemporary signature at the front “S.D. Bush” and all six blank leaves filled with manuscript children’s songs not in the book. One is a “finger-play” poem by Emilie Poulsson that seems to have been well known at that time and is published in her book “Finger Plays for Nursery and Kindergarten” (1893). Another is the hymn “Tiny little snow flakes” by Lucy Larcomb, probably first published in a hymnal in the 1860s. BAL 22577 (’a’ binding ‘b’ text, no priority established).

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        HISTORICAL SKETCH BOOK AND GUIDE TO NEW ORLEANS AND ENVIRONSWITH MAP Illustrate

      New York 1885, Coleman. Brown blind stamped cloth, 324p.,. 13 plates, index, covers very clean, nice, original map laid. in, contents very good and clean, bright copy, 13 x 18 cm.. THE RARE SECOND ISSUE COMPLETE, LIMITED TO ONLY 500 COPIES. This is Hearn's fifth published title. * SUBTITLE: continued: "Edited and compiled by several leading writers of the New Orleans Press." * This obscure work came with a loose map laid inside the front cover, most all of which have now vanished from the majority of remaining copies. Where necessary in order to make the book complete we provide a facsimile copy of the original map in full size. The loosely inserted guide map, was an after thought so it was not ever attached or glued in. [See Perkins below]. * THE PLATES: The work was illustrated with a frontispiece and 13 original engravings inserted, not included in the pagination, most were done by Joseph Pennell. * The book contains exhaustive accounts of the traditions, historical legends, and remarkable localities of the Creole city. * Copies of this book were hawked by peddlers at the Exposition grounds. The period rumor was that Hearn had a romantic affair with a Creole woman named Mattie Foley. It is possible that her influence gave Hearn enough interest to write and edit this work. Hearn was also a resident of New Orleans for many years. Liberally extracted from Perkins, see below. * BINDING VARIANTS: This guide was done as a part of the celebrations for the Centennial Exposition for New Orleans. Per P. Perkins, this title was printed in a LIMITED EDITION OF 1000 COPIES, of which 500 were sent to D.H. Holmes in New Orleans, for distribution at the Exposition. See Perkins p.8 for details about the gray stiff wrappers edition. The balance of 500 copies were sold by the publisher. That edition was bound in reddish-brown covers, but the 500 copies sent to Holmes were stripped of their red cardboard covers and rebound in gray paper wrappers bearing the advertisement of D.H. Holmes on the front and back wrappers. Traces of the original Reddish- brown wrappers can be found under the gray on the spine. D. H. Holmes sent some of these Sketch Books to the Exposition grounds for sale by peddlers. Most of these copies had a paster put on the front cover showing a picture of a church with the lettering "Illustrated Guide & Sketch Book to New Orleans." Another small paster covered the price on the large paster. Some of the copies distributed by Coleman were bound in cloth." extracted from Perkins p.9. * EDITIONS: Perkins also discusses the points of the first, second and third issues which are clearly outlined in much detail. In essence, the book was for sale in three variant original bindings: cloth: brown, olive brown, dark brown or blue; brown [red-brick] stiff paper wrappers [THE FIRST EDITION]; gray wrappers. Per Perkins, there is NO priority or extra value in any one color cloth over the other [see Perkins p.10], but the FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST ISSUE IS ABOVE ALL THE RAREST ORIGINAL EDITION OF ALL COPIES. * HEARN'S ROLE AND CONTRIBUTION: L. Hearn was the editor of this book and he also contribu- ted two essays to this guide: they are: PERE ANTOINE'S DATE PALM, pp.111-114; and also THE SCENES OF CABLE'S ROMANCES, pp.293-299. The celebrated George Cable et al were only a few of the many other contributors. * Hearn was a resident of New Orleans, and a frequent writer for local papers as well as being the author of his own books and translations. * * * AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE, IMPORTANT & EARLY HEARN ITEM * * * BIBLIOGRAPHY: HOWES: C574 BAL: 2340 & 7915 P.D & Ione Perkins: LAFCADIO HEARN A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF HIS --WRITINGS, pp.8-10 * Variant edition covers and other images can be found on our web site. * Color 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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        Songs of Innocence. [And:] Songs of Experience

      London 1885 - Each work is one of 50 copies; one of a few sets specially bound for Quaritch. William Muir facsimiles, 34 & 30 leaves; illuminated colophon at end of Songs of Innocence. 1 vols. Small folio. Spectacular. The superb Muir facsimiles, in a deluxe binding. Bentley 249 a and d Full white vellum gilt (bound without wrappers; with the additional Index leaves). Cloth slipcase William Muir facsimiles, 34 & 30 leaves; illuminated colophon at end of Songs of Innocence. 1 vols. Small folio Each work is one of 50 copies; one of a few sets specially bound for Quaritch.

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        Eros & Psyche

      1885. The Tale of Eros & PsycheIn a Wonderful Early Twentieth Century Highly Elaborate Binding by Riviére & Son[RIVIÉRE & Son, binders]. BRIDGES, Robert. Eros & Psyche. A Poem in Twelve Measures… The Story done into English from the Latin of Apuleius. London: George Bell and Sons, 1885. First edition. Small quarto (7 1/8 x 5 5/16 inches; 181 x 135 mm.). [viii], 158, [2, adverts & colophon] pp. Bound ca. 1910 by Riviére & Son (stamp signed "Bound by Riviére & Son" on front turn-in. Full red morocco, both covers elaborately stamped in gilt with a floral vine pattern and twenty-eight flowers within 'hundreds of gilt 'pointille dots', spine with five raised bands, elaborately tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt boards edges and turn-ins, watered red silk paste-downs and end-leaves, all edges gilt. An immaculate and very fine example of an early twentieth century highly decorative binding by Riviére & Son. Housed in the original full red straight grain morocco pull-off case.Eros and Psyche is a narrative poem with strong romantic and tragic themes: first published in 1885 by Robert Bridges.Bridges' Eros and Psyche retells the Eros (Cupid) and Psyche myth first recorded by Lucius Apuleius in his book The Golden Ass. The work received critical acclaim; Coventry Patmore expressing the opinion that Bridge's version would become the standard form of Apuleius myth. As Psyche - the youngest daughter of a petty Cretan king - grows into the full flower of womanhood, she becomes worshiped by the common people as the living apotheosis of Aphrodite. Aphrodite - noting her worshipers forsaking her temples to instead ask for the princess' blessings - demands speedy vengeance. Commanding her own son (Cupid) for her purpose: Aphrodite orders him to make the Princess Psyche fall in love with some ugly, worthless vagabond. Cupid departs upon his mission. Cupid's capriciousness - his delight in making gods and men love someone unobtainable - is amply repaid by the Fates: who now condemn him to experience the same. Arriving in Crete and seeing Psyche: Cupid himself falls helplessly in love with her, and resolves to marry her himself and protect her from his own mother's jealous ire. Cupid whisks his beloved Psyche away to a secret dwelling place - conjured into existence by his own divine powers: here Psyche can remain in safety, being protected watched and served by friendly spirits.Robert Seymour Bridges (1844-1930), was Britain's poet laureate from 1913 to 1930. A doctor by training, he achieved literary fame only late in life.

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        Handbuch der Petrefaktenkunde. Mit einem Atlas von 100 Tafeln nebst Erklärungen. 2 Bände.

      Tübingen: Laupp`sche; 1885. 3., umgearb. und verm. Auflage. VIII, 1239 S., Tafelband (komplett). Ohldr. mit Golddruck. Rücken gering beschabt. Einbände etw. lichtrandig. Vorsatzpapiere etw. gebräunt. Eine Lage im Tafelband etw. lose. Nur vereinzelt sehr wenig braunfleckig. Sonst insgesamt recht ordentliche und saubere Ausgabe. Letzte Auflage des ausführlichen Werkes mit etwa 450 S. und 38 Tafeln Erweiterung gegenüber der Erstausgabe. - Friedrich August (von) Quenstedt (1809 - 1889), deutscher Geologe, Paläontologe, Mineraloge und Kristallograph. \"Seines Lebens eigentlichste Arbeit aber galt den Versteinerungen und der Gliederung der Juraformation, wobei er eine erstaunliche Fülle von Details zu Tage förderte. (...) Durch alle seine Arbeiten zieht sich wie ein rother Faden der Grundgedanke, daß die Species nicht scharf begrenzt ist, daß nicht nur in dem gleichen stratigraphischen Horizonte vielerlei Varietäten sich abzweigen, sondern daß dieselbe Art auch in mehreren Horizonten übereinander fortlebte, aber gleichfalls verschiedene, oft sogar recht weitgehende Variationen erlebte.\" ADB, 53 (1907), S. 179–180. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Biologie, Geologie, Mineralogie

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        Traité de Droit International Public Européen & Américain suivant les progrès de la science et de la pratique contemporaines.

      A. Durand et Pedone-Lauriel (bzw. A. Pedone),, Paris, 1885 - 9 Bde. (Bd. 9 = Table Générale Analytique). Paris, A. Durand et Pedone-Lauriel (bzw. A. Pedone), 1885-1906. 8vo. Zusammen ca. 8900 Seiten. Originale rote Halblederbände mit goldener Rückenprägung, Buntpapierbezug und marmorierten Vorsätzen. (kl. Rückenschildchen, St.a.T., insgesamt aber sehr schöner Zustand). Die bekannteste Veröffentlichung Pradier-Fodérés (1827-1904), eine Abhandlung enzyklopädischen Charakters zum internationalen Recht, ein umfassendes Kompendium der Theorie und Praxis des zeitgenössischen Völkerrechts. Band 8 blieb unvollendet und erschien posthum. Es fehlen deshalb die Ausführungen zur Neutralität von Staaten und zu den Auswirkungen des Russisch-Japanischen Krieges von 1904/05, die für diesen Band noch vorgesehen waren. Insgesamt sollte das Werk zunächst nur vier Bände umfassen, wuchs sich aber im Laufe der Zeit immer weiter aus. Pradier-Fodéré wurde 1857 Professor am Collegio Armeno Moorat, danach an der École des Sciences Politiques in Paris, 1874 folgte er einem Ruf an die Universität Lima in Peru. Dort war er Professor für Staatswissenschaften, kehrte 1882 nach Frankreich zurück, wo er das Amt eines Richters am Appellationsgericht in Lyon annahm. Er war seit 1879 Mitglied des Instituts de Droit International. (kl. Rückenschildchen, St.a.T., insgesamt aber sehr schöner Zustand). Originale rote Halblederbände mit goldener Rückenprägung, Buntpapierbezug und marmorierten Vorsätzen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Report on the Scientific Results of the H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876 under the command of Capt. George Nares and the late Capt. Frank T. Thomson, Narrative- Vol 1, 2 parts

      Longmans & Co.; John Murray; Macmillan & Co. 1885 - London: Longmans & Co.; John Murray; Macmillan & Co., for Her Majesty's Stationery Office 1885. Two volumes (9.3/4 X 12 1/4 inches), in original dark green cloth gilt, near fine condition; both vols signed by John Murray to George Reid, esquire. All maps and plates present with no foxing. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Vollständige Geschichte der ehemals pfalz-bayerischen Residenzstadt Zweibrücken von ihren ältsten Zeiten bis zur Vereinigung des Herzogthmus Zweibrücken mit der Bayerischen Krone. Mit 14 Illustrationen, darunter ein Frontispiz \"Maximilian Joseph der Gute, Pfalzgraf von Zweibrücken\" und einer (aufklappbaren) Kriegskarte nebst Personen- und Sachregister.

      Zweibrücken, M. Ruppert. 1885. 1. Auflage. Gr.8°. [15,5 : 22 cm]. 7 Blätter, 613 Seiten. Frakturdruck. Roter Originalleinenband mit goldgeprägter Titelei, goldgeprägter Deckelvignette, allseitig reicher Blindprägung und Ganzgoldschnitt. (Kleines handbeschrift. Nummernschildchen auf Rücken. Ecken/Kapitale eher gering bestossen. Innen mehrfach mit Registriernummern und Stempeln, u. a. mit Stempel des Königshauses \"BIBLIOTHEK SR. MAJ. DES KÖNIGS\". Mit Bibliothekstasche und einem kleinen Titenfleck auf unbedrucktem Vortitelbaltt. Hintersatz lose). - Ansosnten ein gut erhaltenes, sauberes Exemplar in fester Bindung und ohne Eintragungen. - Mit eingedruckter Widmung \"Seiner Majestät Ludwig II. / König von Bayern, Pfalzgrafen bei Rhein, Herzog von Bayern, Franken und in Schwaben, / dem allerdurchlauchtigsten Familien-Oberhaupte des pfalzzweibrücken-birkenfeldischen Regentenhauses, / in allerunterthänigster Treue und Erfurcht / gewidmet von dem Verfasser. // Exemplar aus der Bibliothek König Ludwigs II. Versand D: 4,70 EUR deutsche Literatur, Roman, novel

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        The birds of Haiti and San Domingo…

      Boston: Estes & Lauriat. 1885. "Edition limited to 300 copies for subscribers, 4to, 4 parts in one, pp. 198; 1 map and 22 hand-colored plates; slightly later 3/4 dark maroon morocco with gilt-lettered spine, all original wrappers bound in at the end, an ex-library copy with minor wear to extremities and rubbed area on spine from removal of call numbers, some spotting to plates, still a very good copy."

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        Sammlung von Abbildungen aus dem Nahen und Fernen Oriente.

      Vienna, Orientalisches Museum, 1885. - Large folio (approx. 33 x 49 cm). (4), 41, (3) pp. With 58 plates (all with tissue guards; all edges gilt). Contemp. cloth portfolio. A fine set of plates, with extensive scholarly commentaries by three specialists, showing not only a wealth of Chinese and and Japanese, but also Arabic ceramics from Austrian princely and noble collection. The Middle-Eastern works are mainly in the Hispano-Mauric tradition of mediaeval Spain. Includes an illustrated essay by Josef Karabacek on Muslim ceramics. - Occasional slight foxing to wide margins of plates, otherwise well-preserved. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Transactions of the Zoological Society of London: Volume 11, Part 2, 1885

      The Zoological Society of London 1885 Hardcover. No jacket. Ex - university library. From Birbeck College, University of London. Contains parts eight to eleven of volume eleven, 1883 to 1885, in library binding. Contains black & white and colour illustrations. Boards and spine are marked and scored. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are bumped and worn. Page block and pages are tanned and marked. Embossed stamps on FEP and first page. Label on BEP. Some pages are nicked. Contents are clear throughout. Binding is sound. HCW Ex - Library

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        HISTORICAL SKETCH BOOK AND GUIDE TO NEW ORLEANS AND ENVIRONSWITH MAP. Illustrate

      New Orleans 1885, Coleman. Brown cloth, gold & black stamped. very good, bright copy, solid, facsimile map, 324p., index,. 14 engravings, complete, Perkins p.8-10, 14 x 18 cm. R A R E. Second issue. LIMITED FIRST EDITION OF ONLY 500 COPIES. This is Hearn's fifth published title. * SUBTITLE: continued: "Edited and compiled by several leading writers of the New Orleans Press." * This obscure work came with a loose map laid inside the front cover, most all of which have now vanished from the majority of remaining copies. Where necessary in order to make the book complete we provide a facsimile copy of the original map in full size. The loosely inserted guide map, was an after thought so it was not ever attached or glued in. [See Perkins below]. * THE PLATES: The work was illustrated with a frontispiece and 13 original engravings inserted, not included in the pagination, most were done by Joseph Pennell. * The book contains exhaustive accounts of the traditions, historical legends, and remarkable localities of the Creole city. * Copies of this book were hawked by peddlers at the Exposition grounds. The period rumor was that Hearn had a romantic affair with a Creole woman named Mattie Foley. It is possible that her influence gave Hearn enough interest to write and edit this work. Hearn was also a resident of New Orleans for many years. Liberally extracted from Perkins, see below. * BINDING VARIANTS: This guide was done as a part of the celebrations for the Centennial Exposition for New Orleans. Per P. Perkins, this title was printed in a LIMITED EDITION OF 1000 COPIES, of which 500 were sent to D.H. Holmes in New Orleans, for distribution at the Exposition. See Perkins p.8 for details about the gray stiff wrappers edition. The balance of 500 copies were sold by the publisher. That edition was bound in reddish-brown covers, but the 500 copies sent to Holmes were stripped of their red cardboard covers and rebound in gray paper wrappers bearing the advertisement of D.H. Holmes on the front and back wrappers. Traces of the original Reddish- brown wrappers can be found under the gray on the spine. D. H. Holmes sent some of these Sketch Books to the Exposition grounds for sale by peddlers. Most of these copies had a paster put on the front cover showing a picture of a church with the lettering "Illustrated Guide & Sketch Book to New Orleans." Another small paster covered the price on the large paster. Some of the copies distributed by Coleman were bound in cloth." extracted from Perkins p.9. * EDITIONS: Perkins also discusses the points of the first, second and third issues which are clearly outlined in much detail. In essence, the book was for sale in three variant original bindings: cloth: brown, olive brown, dark brown or blue; brown [red-brick] stiff paper wrappers [THE FIRST EDITION]; gray wrappers. Per Perkins, there is NO priority or extra value in any one color cloth over the other [see Perkins p.10], but the FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST ISSUE IS ABOVE ALL THE RAREST ORIGINAL EDITION OF ALL COPIES. * HEARN'S ROLE AND CONTRIBUTION: L. Hearn was the editor of this book and he also contribu- ted two essays to this guide: they are: PERE ANTOINE'S DATE PALM, pp.111-114; and also THE SCENES OF CABLE'S ROMANCES, pp.293-299. The celebrated George Cable et al were only a few of the many other contributors. * Hearn was a resident of New Orleans, and a frequent writer for local papers as well as being the author of his own books and translations. * * * AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE, IMPORTANT & EARLY HEARN ITEM * * * BIBLIOGRAPHY: HOWES: C574 BAL: 2340 & 7915 P.D & Ione Perkins: LAFCADIO HEARN A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF HIS --WRITINGS, pp.8-10 * Variant edition covers and other images can be found on our web site. * Color 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, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Publisher's Salesman's Sample

      New York: Charles Webster, 1885. First American Edition. Octavo. Frontispiece of Huckleberry Finn, portrait in first state, title page a cancel, 366pp., illustrated, final blank leaf, pg. 13 with "him and another" as listed as at p. 88, pg. 57 reads "with the was", final five in 155 is lower. A clean bright copy in original green pictorial gilt cloth, pale pink endpapers. Two small news clippings tipped in, one refers to the $200,000 sale of a signed copy of Twain's work, the other relates to his estate and his daughter, old bookseller's description mounted to upper front free endpaper, and laid in is a short typed description to the present volume by the firm Hamill and Barker of Chicago. Francis Hamill and Margery Barker were two very well known women booksellers of Chicago. They sold a rare copy of the 15th century Gutenberg Bible to the Lilly Library. They introduced Virginia Woolf to the Americans and over a thirteen year span, they also purchased manuscripts, twenty-five diaries and various letters belonging to Virginia Woolf. Francis Hamill was also the first woman president of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America. While the rear hinge is cracked, the book itself shows very minor wear to spine ends and corners without any restorations. [together with] The original green pictorial gilt cloth prospectus, with the copyright and title page dated 1885, blank order sheets at rear, morocco and calf binding samples at front. A near fine copy of this very uncommon prospectus showing only minor spots of rubbing to spine ends and corners. A superb set housed together within a custom leather backed clamshell. [BAL 3415].

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        ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

      New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. Front cover and spine gilt still bright. Internally quite a clean copy throughout. Spine extremities and corner tips worn. The following point are detailed; title-page is a cancel sheet, copyright page has 1884 as date, at p.143, the "l" in "Col" is missing and the "b" in body is broken, at p.155, the second "5" is in a different font, at p. 161, the signature mark "11" is missing, p.283 is a cancel sheet, the bust of Twain on the frontispiece shows the tablecloth clearly and has "Heliotype Printing Co.", blank leaf between last page of text and rear endpaper. Three major points of issue are being used today and the above have become lesser and variable points. Our copy has all three points: (1). at p.13 an erroneous page reference of "88" not corrected to "87"; (2) at p. 57 the misprint is present "with the was" uncorrected to "with the saw"; (3) at p.9 the misprint "Decided" has not been corrected to "Decides". Also at p.59, line 10, "le" has not been corrected to "let", a point not noticed by earlier bibliographers. In summary, this copy meets the criteria as a first edition, first issue, and has the old BAL issue points as well. 366pp. See photos.. First American Edition, First Issue.. Green Illustrated Cloth. Light to Moderate Corner Wear/No Jacket. Square Octavo.

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        Hunting.

      London: Longmans, Green, & Co.,, 1885. Quarto. Royal blue half morocco neatly rebacked, orange cloth sides, gilt crest to front cover, top edges gilt, dark green endpapers. Vignette title printed in red and black, coloured frontispiece, 52 illustrations in the text by G. Pearson after J. Sturgess, J. Charlton, and Agnes M. Biddulph. Some marks and stains to boards. First edition, one of 250 numbered large paper copies.

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        HISTORICAL SKETCH BOOK AND GUIDE TO NEW ORLEANS AND ENVIRONSWITH MAP. Illustrate

      New York 1885, Coleman. Brown cloth, smudge to the black-ink. embossed cover title, else gold stamping clean as are the. contents, slight browning, 321p., 14 engravings, 14 x 18 cm.. RARE Third issue. LIMITED FIRST EDITION OF ONLY 500 COPIES. This is Hearn's fifth published title. * SUBTITLE: continued: "Edited and compiled by several leading writers of the New Orleans Press." * This obscure work came with a loose map laid inside the front cover, most all of which have now vanished from the majority of remaining copies. Where necessary in order to make the book complete we provide a facsimile copy of the original map in full size. The loosely inserted guide map, was an after thought so it was not ever attached or glued in. [See Perkins below]. * THE PLATES: The work was illustrated with a frontispiece and 13 original engravings inserted, not included in the pagination, most were done by Joseph Pennell. * The book contains exhaustive accounts of the traditions, historical legends, and remarkable localities of the Creole city. * Copies of this book were hawked by peddlers at the Exposition grounds. The period rumor was that Hearn had a romantic affair with a Creole woman named Mattie Foley. It is possible that her influence gave Hearn enough interest to write and edit this work. Hearn was also a resident of New Orleans for many years. Liberally extracted from Perkins, see below. * BINDING VARIANTS: This guide was done as a part of the celebrations for the Centennial Exposition for New Orleans. Per P. Perkins, this title was printed in a LIMITED EDITION OF 1000 COPIES, of which 500 were sent to D.H. Holmes in New Orleans, for distribution at the Exposition. See Perkins p.8 for details about the gray stiff wrappers edition. The balance of 500 copies were sold by the publisher. That edition was bound in reddish-brown covers, but the 500 copies sent to Holmes were stripped of their red cardboard covers and rebound in gray paper wrappers bearing the advertisement of D.H. Holmes on the front and back wrappers. Traces of the original Reddish- brown wrappers can be found under the gray on the spine. D. H. Holmes sent some of these Sketch Books to the Exposition grounds for sale by peddlers. Most of these copies had a paster put on the front cover showing a picture of a church with the lettering "Illustrated Guide & Sketch Book to New Orleans." Another small paster covered the price on the large paster. Some of the copies distributed by Coleman were bound in cloth." extracted from Perkins p.9. * EDITIONS: Perkins also discusses the points of the first, second and third issues which are clearly outlined in much detail. In essence, the book was for sale in three variant original bindings: cloth: brown, olive brown, dark brown or blue; brown [red-brick] stiff paper wrappers [THE FIRST EDITION]; gray wrappers. Per Perkins, there is NO priority or extra value in any one color cloth over the other [see Perkins p.10], but the FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST ISSUE IS ABOVE ALL THE RAREST ORIGINAL EDITION OF ALL COPIES. * HEARN'S ROLE AND CONTRIBUTION: L. Hearn was the editor of this book and he also contribu- ted two essays to this guide: they are: PERE ANTOINE'S DATE PALM, pp.111-114; and also THE SCENES OF CABLE'S ROMANCES, pp.293-299. The celebrated George Cable et al were only a few of the many other contributors. * Hearn was a resident of New Orleans, and a frequent writer for local papers as well as being the author of his own books and translations. * * * AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE, IMPORTANT & EARLY HEARN ITEM * * * BIBLIOGRAPHY: HOWES: C574 BAL: 2340 & 7915 P.D & Ione Perkins: LAFCADIO HEARN A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF HIS --WRITINGS, pp.8-10 * Variant edition covers and other images can be found on our web site. * Color 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, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Mount Desert, on the Coast of Maine

      Portland: Loring, Short & Harmon, 1885. hardcover. very good(-). 5 original mounted albumen photographs, folding map of Mount Desert Island in back pocket. 115pp. + 7 pages of ads from businesses in Maine. 12mo, original green cloth, ex-lib, inner hinges expertly repaired and strengthened, cloth lightly soiled. Portland: Loring, Short & Harmon, 1885. Guidebook to Mount Desert Island. The mounted albumen photographs are views of Spouting Horn, Eagle Lake, Cathedral Rock, Otter Cliffs, and the west shore of Somes' Sound. Ex libris of Young Folks Library of La Junta, Colorado. The photographs and map are free of library markings.

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        Les Anciennes Villes du Nouveau Monde. Voyages d'Explorations au Mexique et dans l'Amérique Centrale 1857-1882

      Librairie Hachette et Cie, Paris 1885 - First edition. Illustrated. 469 pp. 1 vols. Small Folio. The first part of this book appeared in the North American Review. Contemporary 3/4 red morocco, original covers bound in. Two plates and a large text illustation have been snipped out by a previous owner-biblioklast, but it is otherwise a very attractive copy Illustrated. 469 pp. 1 vols. Small Folio [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Anna (Dlaskowitz 20. 06. 1845 - 16. 11.1909). Gräfin von Schönborn. Brustbild n. rechts,.

      - Aquarell v. Ludwig Wanke, 1885, 16 x 11 (H) Aquarell u. Bleistift des österreichischen Malers Ludwig Wanke ( Vater der Wiener Jugendstilkünstlerin Alice Wanke; s. Fuchs, Österr. K. des 19. Jahrh. ). Betitelt. Allerletztes Portrait 1885 von Ludwig Wanke Skizzenaufnahme Frau Gräfin Anna Schönborn Ölbild in Lebensgrösse. Unten links: siehe umseitig. Verso Bleistiftskizze des Gesichts über Quadratnetz. Blattgr.: ca. 23,5 x 21 cm.

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        PHARMACY MANUSCRIPT LEDGER Of PRESCRIPTIONS. December 1885 - August 1887

      Boerner's Pharmacy, Iowa City, Iowa 1885 - ~ 400 pp. Each page contains ~ 8 pre-printed prescription forms, as completed in manuscript by local physicians, with the medication filled by Boerner's Pharmacy. The ledger easily containing a few thousand prescriptions. Folio. 17-5/8" x 11-1/4" "Emil Boerner was the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy?s first Dean and is credited with creation of the modern-day college. He received his early education in Iowa and graduated from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy in 1876. He returned to Iowa to open the Boerner Pharmacy that same year. In 1880, he and the President of the Iowa State Pharmaceutical Association urged UI officials to establish a pharmacy education program. The first class of 12 men and one woman enrolled in 1885, with Boerner serving as its sole faculty member. Students took other courses, such as botany and chemistry, in other University departments. Under Boerner?s leadership, the college moved to the new Hall of Pharmacy and Chemistry on the corner of Dubuque Street and Iowa Avenue in 1891." (University of Iowa College of Pharmacy).The majority of prescriptions are from physicians and apothecary shops throughout Iowa City, with many local practitioners well represented (Dr. E. F. Clapp, Dr. R. W. Hill, Dr. Elizabeth Hess, Dr. C. M. Hobby, T. J. Rigg, Dr. A. E. Rockey, Drs. Shrader & Lytle, J. H. Whetstone, etc.). Also prescriptions are found from veterinarian T. S. Butler who maintained an office in the same building as Boerner's Pharmacy. Boerner also occasionally filled prescriptions written by out of town health care providers for students and visitors to Iowa City from places such as Marshalltown, Iowa and Friendville, Nebraska. Many prescriptions show the price paid by the customer, and among the many medicinal preparations found here include cocaine, morphine sulfate, morphine pills, belladonna, quinine, sarsaparilla syrup, strychnine, etc.A wonderful primary source for pharmacy operation, and medicine use, during the late 19th C. in the US midwest. Binding: Fine. Prescriptions: age-toned, with evidence of damping to latter half of text-block. Modern quarter calf binding, with marbled paper boards. Red leather title label to spine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lettres chimériques. Avec un dessin de Geroges Rochegrosse.

      - Paris, G. Charpentier, 1885. In-12, VI-350 pp., frontispice, reliure moderne Bradel papier (G. Gauché, Paris)couverture et dos conservés (rousseurs éparses). Ex-libris : Gérard Bauër, de l'Académie Goncourt. Edition originale, ENVOI autographe signé de Banville à Octave Uzanne (dont le nom a été rayé à la plume). * 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. Langue : Français

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        RUSSIAN CENTRAL ASIA INCLUDING KULDJA, BOKHARA, KHIVA & MERV

      Boston 1885, Houghton. Grey pictorial cloth, very good,2 vol. set, very good, 2color maps, 780 plates, 687+732p.,bibliog-. raphy, chronology,Asian money, weights, measures,2 appendix.. AN EARLY RUSSIAN TREATISE ON CENTRAL ASIA list of authors, copious author & general index, bookplate. This work covers the author's primary sojourn from St. Pete- rsburg across Russia through Central and back to Odessa and through Berlin to England. Its a major early resource by the Russians in this area, and covers a wealth of subjects and observations on the flora, fauna, people, customs, land and environment, with careful descriptions of what he saw... The author was particularly interested in the ethnology of the Chinese and quasi-Chinese inhabitants, Chinese Christians, & how they lived, their culture and life style. He wrote very meteculious notes on the minority people he stopped & stayed with: Kirghese, in Tashkent, Samarkand, Turkistan, including the Jews, Kitab, Shahr, Karshi, Bokhara & their Jews, Oxus, Kabakli, Khivan, Tashauz, et al.With lists of fauna & flora. By and large, an excellent early primary resource. Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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        Rosa mystica.

      Alphonse Lemerre 1885 - - Alphonse Lemerre, Paris 1885, 13,5x19,5cm, relié. - Edition originale, un des 12 exemplaires numérotés sur Chine et justifés par l'auteur. Reliure en demi chagrin rouge, dos à cinq nerfs orné de fleurons dorés, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couverture conservée, tête dorée sur témoins, reliure de l'époque. Signature autographe de Stanislas de Guaita à la justification du tirage. Provenances : des bibliothèques de Lallemand de Mont, gendre de Stanislas de Guaita avec son ex-libris encollé sur un contreplat puis de celle de Stanislas de Guaita avec son ex-dono manuscrit en tête du premier plat de couverture conservé et cette précision Ch(ine) 2. Une pâle mouillure en têtes de la première garde et en son verso qui consiste en la page de justification du tirage, petites rousseurs éparses. Rare exemplaire en grand papier d'une exceptionnelle provenance. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 12 exemplaires numérotés sur Chine et justifés par l'auteur. binding en demi chagrin rouge, spine à cinq nerfs orné de fleurons dorés, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couverture conservée, tête dorée sur témoins, binding de l'époque. Signature autographe de Stanislas de Guaita à la justification du tirage. Provenances : des bibliothèques de Lallemand de Mont, gendre de Stanislas de Guaita avec son ex-libris encollé sur un contreplat puis de celle de Stanislas de Guaita avec son ex-libris manuscrit en tête du premier plat de couverture conservé et cette précision Ch(ine) 2. Une pâle mouillure en têtes de la première garde et en son verso qui consiste en la page de justification du tirage, petites rouseurs éparses. Rare exemplaire en grand papier d'une exceptionnelle provenance. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1885 - 1885 Original Paperback Wisden Very Good Condition!

      1885. Hi, This lot is an 1885 Original Paperback Wisden. It has the Original Spine Paper without any Restoration. It is in Very Good Condition for the year and was in my set for a long time. The spine paper is excellent, just some minimal wear the corners. The book is very tightly bound, the covers are nice and bright and clean, the only downside is an inch crack to the spine paper but the book is still very tightly bound. Internally it is very nice and clean and hasn't been opened for a while. Minimal spotting. Tiny rounding of cover corners with minor thumbing. No restoration and a great Wisden.

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        CONSECUTIVE RUN OF THE FIRST THIRTEEN SESSION LAWS OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF ARIZONA, 1865 - 1885].

      Prescott, Tucson, and San Francisco. 1865-1885. - Thirteen volumes, publication details and pagination provided in the list below. Uniformly bound in 20th-century buckram, gilt leather labels. Minor shelf wear, some labels chipped. ink stamp, embossed blindstamps, but overall good. Arizona had been administered as part of the Territory of New Mexico until its seizure by the Confederacy following the Battle of Mesilla in 1861, though this was a short- lived conquest. A new Territory of Arizona, consisting of the western half of New Mexico Territory, was then declared in Washington, D.C., on February 24, 1863, and these are the published Acts of the first thirteen sessions of the territorial legislature. Arizona would not officially become a state until February 14, 1912. The first volume here is especially important, as it is among the earliest imprints published within the Territory, and it includes the Organic Act providing for temporary government. In his sale catalogue, Streeter writes of the first three volumes included here: "These laws, resolutions, and memorials of the first Legislative assembly of Arizona and those of the second and third Legislative assemblies, also in my collection, are an interesting source of contemporary information on mail routes, printing, railroads, Indian troubles, and for the general history of Arizona." The first volume alone sold for $225 in the Streeter sale. Few copies of the early volumes appear on the current market, with certainly nothing approaching this type of consecutive run. An especially rare set, virtually unobtainable on an individual basis. The works included here are as follows: 1) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS, ADOPTED BY THE FIRST LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF ARIZONA. Prescott: Office of the Arizona Miner, 1865. 79pp. McMURTRIE (ARIZONA) 8. AII (ARIZONA) 8. STREETER SALE 507. SABIN 1983. 2) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS, ADOPTED BY THE SECOND LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF ARIZONA. Prescott: Office of the Arizona Miner, 1866. 98pp. McMURTRIE (ARIZONA) 14. AII (ARIZONA) 16. 3) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS, ADOPTED BY THE THIRD LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF ARIZONA. Prescott: Office of the Arizona Miner, 1867. 72pp. McMURTRIE (ARIZONA) 19. AII (ARIZONA) 23. 4) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS, ADOPTED BY THE FOURTH LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF ARIZONA. Prescott: Office of the Arizona Miner, 1868. 74pp. McMURTRIE (ARIZONA) 23. AII (ARIZONA) 27. 5) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS, ADOPTED BY THE FIFTH LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF ARIZONA. Tucson: Tucson Publishing Company, 1869. 71pp. McMURTRIE (ARIZONA) 25. AII (ARIZONA) 29. 6) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS, ADOPTED BY THE SIXTH LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF ARIZONA. Tucson: Office of the Arizona Citizen, 1871. 144pp. McMURTRIE (ARIZONA) 29. AII (ARIZONA) 33. 7) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS, ADOPTED BY THE SEVENTH LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF ARIZONA. Tucson: Office of the Arizona Citizen, 1873. 177pp. McMURTRIE (ARIZONA) 31. AII (ARIZONA) 35. 8) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS, ADOPTED BY THE EIGHTH LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF ARIZONA. Tucson: Office of the Arizona Citizen, 1875. 238pp. McMURTRIE (ARIZONA) 34. AII (ARIZONA) 40. 9) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS OF THE NINTH LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF ARIZONA. Tucson: Office of the Arizona Citizen, 1877. 132pp. Certification leaf partially detached. AII (ARIZONA) 44. 10) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS OF THE TENTH LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF ARIZONA. Prescott: Office of the Arizona Miner, 1879. xv,160pp. AII (ARIZONA) 48. 11) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS OF THE ELEVENTH LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF ARIZONA. Prescott: Territory of Arizona, 1881. xvi,[2],219pp. AII (ARIZONA) 57. 12) LAWS OF THE TERRITORY OF ARIZONA TWELFTH LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY; ALSO, MEMORIALS AND RESOLUTIONS. Prescott: Printed at the Daily and Weekly Arizona Miner, 1883. [8],[2],311pp. AII (ARIZONA) 79. 13) LAWS OF

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        [CONSECUTIVE RUN OF THE FIRST THIRTEEN SESSION LAWS OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF ARIZONA, 1865 - 1885]

      Prescott, Tucson, and San Francisco, 1885. Uniformly bound in 20th-century buckram, gilt leather labels. Minor shelf wear, some labels chipped. ink stamp, embossed blindstamps, but overall good. Arizona had been administered as part of the Territory of New Mexico until its seizure by the Confederacy following the Battle of Mesilla in 1861, though this was a short- lived conquest. A new Territory of Arizona, consisting of the western half of New Mexico Territory, was then declared in Washington, D.C., on February 24, 1863, and these are the published Acts of the first thirteen sessions of the territorial legislature. Arizona would not officially become a state until February 14, 1912. The first volume here is especially important, as it is among the earliest imprints published within the Territory, and it includes the Organic Act providing for temporary government. In his sale catalogue, Streeter writes of the first three volumes included here: "These laws, resolutions, and memorials of the first Legislative assembly of Arizona and those of the second and third Legislative assemblies, also in my collection, are an interesting source of contemporary information on mail routes, printing, railroads, Indian troubles, and for the general history of Arizona." The first volume alone sold for $225 in the Streeter sale. Few copies of the early volumes appear on the current market, with certainly nothing approaching this type of consecutive run. An especially rare set, virtually unobtainable on an individual basis. The works included here are as follows: 1) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS, ADOPTED BY THE FIRST LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF ARIZONA. Prescott: Office of the Arizona Miner, 1865. 79pp. McMURTRIE (ARIZONA) 8. AII (ARIZONA) 8. STREETER SALE 507. SABIN 1983. 2) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS, ADOPTED BY THE SECOND LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF ARIZONA. Prescott: Office of the Arizona Miner, 1866. 98pp. McMURTRIE (ARIZONA) 14. AII (ARIZONA) 16. 3) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS, ADOPTED BY THE THIRD LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF ARIZONA. Prescott: Office of the Arizona Miner, 1867. 72pp. McMURTRIE (ARIZONA) 19. AII (ARIZONA) 23. 4) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS, ADOPTED BY THE FOURTH LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF ARIZONA. Prescott: Office of the Arizona Miner, 1868. 74pp. McMURTRIE (ARIZONA) 23. AII (ARIZONA) 27. 5) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS, ADOPTED BY THE FIFTH LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF ARIZONA. Tucson: Tucson Publishing Company, 1869. 71pp. McMURTRIE (ARIZONA) 25. AII (ARIZONA) 29. 6) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS, ADOPTED BY THE SIXTH LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF ARIZONA. Tucson: Office of the Arizona Citizen, 1871. 144pp. McMURTRIE (ARIZONA) 29. AII (ARIZONA) 33. 7) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS, ADOPTED BY THE SEVENTH LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF ARIZONA. Tucson: Office of the Arizona Citizen, 1873. 177pp. McMURTRIE (ARIZONA) 31. AII (ARIZONA) 35. 8) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS, ADOPTED BY THE EIGHTH LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF ARIZONA. Tucson: Office of the Arizona Citizen, 1875. 238pp. McMURTRIE (ARIZONA) 34. AII (ARIZONA) 40. 9) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS OF THE NINTH LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF ARIZONA. Tucson: Office of the Arizona Citizen, 1877. 132pp. Certification leaf partially detached. AII (ARIZONA) 44. 10) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS OF THE TENTH LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF ARIZONA. Prescott: Office of the Arizona Miner, 1879. xv,160pp. AII (ARIZONA) 48. 11) ACTS, RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS OF THE ELEVENTH LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE TERRITORY OF ARIZONA. Prescott: Territory of Arizona, 1881. xvi,[2],219pp. AII (ARIZONA) 57. 12) LAWS OF THE TERRITORY OF ARIZONA TWELFTH LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY; ALSO, MEMORIALS AND RESOLUTIONS. Prescott: Printed at the Daily and Weekly Arizona Miner, 1883. [8],[2],311pp. AII (ARIZONA) 79. 13) LAWS OF THE TERRITORY OF ARIZONA THIRTEENTH LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY; ALSO MEMORIALS AND RESOLUTIONS. San Francisco: H.S. Crocker & Co., 1885. xvii,[2],415pp.

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        Les complaintes

      Léon Vanier 1885 - - Léon Vanier, Paris 1885, 12x19cm, relié. - Edition originale imprimée à 511 exemplaires. Reliure à la bradel en pleine percaline amande, dos lisse orné d'un motif floral doré, date dorée en queue, pièce de titre de maroquin vert olive, filets dorés en encadrement des plats, gardes et contreplats de papier à motifs floraux, reliure de l'époque signée de Vermorel. Agréable exemplaire du premier ouvrage de Jules Laforgue établi dans une charmante reliure de l'époque. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Edition originale imprimée à 511 exemplaires. binding à la bradel en pleine percaline amande, spine lisse orné d'un motif floral doré, date dorée en queue, pièce de titre de maroquin vert olive, filets dorés en encadrment des plats, gardes et contreplats de papier à motifs floraux, binding de l'époque signée de Vermorel. Agréable exemplaire du premier ouvrage de Jules Laforgue établi dans une charmante binding de l'époque. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Seder Tefilot--Kathimerinai Proseukhsi

      1885 - (JUDAICA-LITURGY). Seder Tefilot-Kathimerinai Proseukhsi. [According to Sephardic Rite]. Corfu: by the translator, 1885. Octavo, contemporary half cloth and marbled boards. Housed in custom half morocco clamshell box. $7200.First and only edition of the only Hebrew prayer book translated into Greek, one of only 14 Hebrew items printed on the Greek island of Corfu.The majority of the 14 items printed on Corfu were broadsides, and all were print runs of very few copies. A. M. Habermann, author of “The Hebrew Press in Corfu,” had not seen a copy of this title and only knew of it through bookseller David Frankel’s Catalogue of Greek Prints, No. 32 (Perakim Be’toldoth Ha’madphisim Ha’ivri’im (1978), 337-42, No. 6). Translated by Joseph Nahmuli with editorial assistance of Abraham Yizchaki. Text in the original Hebrew, with Greek translation facing; separate Greek and Hebrew title pages. Scattered worming in places, chiefly marginal. Contemporary binding rubbed. An extremely good copy of this very scarce item. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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