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        Récits d'une Paysanne -

      Lemonnyer 1885 -, Paris - 1 volume. Grand in-8 310 pp. Reliure demi-maroquin marron à coins. Dos lisse mosaïqué de petites fleurs rouge et d'épis de blé. Tête dorée. Couverture et dos conservés. Reliure signée AFFOLTER. Intérieur très frais sur beau papier Japon. Illustré d'environ 200 gravures dans le texte par G. FRAIPONT. Très bel exemplaire. TIRAGE LIMITE à 250 exemplaires numérotés. Celui-ci un des 100 exemplaires sur Japon, premier grand papier, avec une suite en bistre. EXEMPLAIRE UNIQUE d'une AQUARELLE ORIGINALE dédicacée de Fraipont, et d'une lettre de Juliette Adam qui se plaint comme de coutume d'être "trop malade" (elle mourut centenaire en 1936). Juliette Adam tient un salon qui devient rapidement un foyer d'oppostion à Napoléon III. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie KOEGUI]
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        The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

      Charles L. Webster and Company, New York 1885 - First Edition, First Printing with 5 of the 6 important First Issue points. A wonderful copy bound in the publisher's original green cloth that has been professionally restored on the spine and reinforced in the gutters. The binding is tight and the gold lettering on the spine is present. The pages are clean with minor discoloration and slight wear to the edges. Overall, a sharp copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Lettre autographe signée du père du MASOCHISME

      - Lettre autographe signée à son éditeur français. Bateau le Lindheim pris à Büdingen (Allemagne) 15 janvier 1885 ; 3 pages in-8°. Rare lettre du père du MASOCHISME Il fait remarquer que la traductrice de ses romans, Mme Meisler, a commis une faute mais malgré tout c’est une bonne traductrice qui sait le français, l’anglais, l’italien, l’espagnol et le portugais comme l’allemand et qui a fait ses preuves. Il lui avait proposé de traduire une nouvelle russe : « Outballa » de Madame Fadejeff, femme du général russe Hahn qu’elle a exécutée aussitôt. Il avertit son éditeur français qu’à l’avenir il n’aura à faire qu’exclusivement à lui et qu’il n’enverra plus des nouvelles d’autres auteurs s’il n’en veut plus. Enfin, il espère qu’un bon accueil lui sera réservé. SACHER – MASOCH grand écrivain austro-hongrois, ami de Kafka, dont l’œuvre littéraire est inspirée de son enfance à la fois par les romans du folklore slaves où les femmes ont un rôle dominateur et les scènes familiales. Sa nourrice Handscha lui donne le goût de la cruauté ainsi que sa tante Zénobie. C’est le psychiatre austro-hongrois Richard Von Krafft-Ebing spécialisé dans les perversions sexuelles qui popularise les termes masochisme et sadisme en référence aux œuvres de Sacher-Masoch et du Marquis de Sade. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Handbuch des Bicycle-Sport.

      Verlag der Allgemeinen Sport-Zeitung, Wien und Leipzig, 1885. Zweite, verbesserte, namentlich auch unter Berücksichtigung des Tricycle vielfach vermehrte, und nach dem Fortschritte des Bicycle- und Tricycle-Sport bis zur neuesten Zeit ergänzte Auflage. 374 Seiten und anschließender Werbeteil. 156 Illustrationen. 18 x 13 cm. Leineneinband mit Goldprägeschrift. RAR !!! Gesuchtes Sammler-Stück in wunderbarem Erhaltungszustand. Einband mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren. Papier etwas gedunkelt. Insgesamt ein sehr gutes, sauberes Exemplar. Versand D: 6,90 EUR Handbuch, Bicycle, Fahrrad, Fahrrad-Sport, Sammler, Radsport, Fachbuch, Allgemeine Sport-Zeitung, Sammler-Stück, Tricycle, alte Fahrräder, Fahrradgeschichte, Fahrrad-Kult, Kulturgeschichte, Oldtimer, Zweirad, Museum, Handbuch Bicycle-Sports

      [Bookseller: Tiber Antiquariat]
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        Crime and Punishment

      Thomas Y. Crowell & Co, 1885. First American Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., [circa 1885]. First English edition, American issue. Hardcover. pp. [3] 6-456 [1]. About very good, no jacket. Sunning, wear, and soil to the boards and spine with fraying at the spine ends. "Crime" on the front board appears to have been filled in with pencil over the gilt. "A Merry Christmas. / To Gilbert / Dec 25th 1886." on a front flyleaf. Occasional spotting within the text and on the text block edges. One leaf (pp. 43-44) torn at the corner, nearly all the way through, bisecting text though not affecting its legibility. pp. 430-433 show evidence of a paperclip used as a bookmark. Bound in publisher's russet cloth, stamped in gilt and maroon. The last page is Crowell's publisher advertisement, this book listed first. Very scarce.

      [Bookseller: Stick Figure Books (ABAA/ILAB)]
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        Oeuvres. Edition conforme aux derniers textes revus par l'Auteur. Une notice et un Glossaire par Pierre Jannet.

      Librairie illustrée 1885-1886, Paris - 2 tomes en 2 vol. in-4, demi-maroquin rouge à coins, entièrement non rogné, couverture générale et couvertures conservées (Carayon). Premier tirage de l'illustration, contenant 49 planches hors texte en couleurs, en noir et en camaïeu, et de nombreuses compositions dans le texte. Un des cent exemplaires sur papier de Chine, numéroté 17. Exceptionnel exemplaire enrichi d'une aquarelle originale signée de Robida à pleine page, de deux couvertures de livraison (la première bleue, la seconde verte), de deux affichettes de librairie gravée en couleurs par Chéret (réduite au format du livre), et des deux affiches de librairie par Chéret reliées à la fin du deuxième volume : CHERET (Jules). Affiche lithographiée en couleurs pour les Oeuvres de Rabelais, illustrées par A. Robida. Paris, Imprimerie Chaix, [1885]. Dimensions : 244 x 87 cm. CHERET (Jules). Affiche intérieure lithographiée en couleurs pour les Oeuvres de Rabelais, illustrées par A. Robida. [1885]. Dimensions : 127 x 87,5 cm. Ces deux superbes affiches lithographiées par Jules Chéret (1836-1932), parmi ses chefs-d'oeuvre, contribuèrent au grand succès de cette édition. Très bel état. Parfait exemplaire du livre majeur de Robida. Beraldi, Les Graveurs du XIXe siècle, IV, p. 188, n°226-226 bis. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bonnefoi Livres Anciens]
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        The Novels [Works] of Jane Austen. Comprising: Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Emma, Mansfield Park, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion.

      London: George Routledge and Sons, n.d. [c.1885]., 1885. 5 volumes; 8vo. Complete. In original half calf binding with raised bands and gilt deocration to spine, marbled sides, edges and endpapers. Internally clean, some wear to inside paper joints, some rubbing to covers, spines pleasingly aged, labels sympathetically replaced. Issued as Routledge's Ruby Series [ECB records publication as 1875, Keynes 78 as 1877], being an undated reprint of the 1849 Fireside Companion. An uncommon nineteenth century edition in a pretty antique leather binding. Gilson E41,44,46,47 and 49.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Das Türkenvolk in seinen ethnologischen und ethnographischen Beziehungen. Leipzig, F.A. Brockhaus, 1885.

      1885 1885 - Tall 8vo. Pp. xx, 638. With 2 plates and illustrations in the text. Some light staining. Contemporary half calf, spine richly gilt in compartments and with two title labels. First edition of a scarce title. This comprehensive study on the Turkic peoples comprises five chapters; Siberian Turks (Yakuts); the Middle Asiatic Turks (nomads and half nomads of Kara-Kirgisthan); the Volga Turks (Kazan Tatars); Pontus Turks (Crimean Tatars); and the Western Turks (Iranian Turks and Ottomans). Jakushi V28. Mezhov, Sibiriskaia Bibliografiia 16586. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charlotte Du Rietz Rare Books (ILAB)]
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        The Variation of Animal and Plants under Domestication.

      London John Murray 1885 - Second edition, fifth thousand, revised. 2 volumes, 8vo (19.5 x 14 cm). xiv, 473; x, 493 pp. woodcuts in text, publisher's ads to verso of title page and 32 pages ads dated January 1885 at end of vol. 2, largely unopened. Original green cloth gilt, ruled in blind, a fine copy. Originally intended as the first two chapters in a larger work on the origin of the species (he viewed the book of that name as simply an abstract of a more substantial project), these were the only ones published in his lifetime. With detailed facts and lengthy discussion, the work includes what Darwin believed to be new ideas of pangenesis, but the topics of sexual selection and human evolution were excluded from these already thick volumes. Despite their size, the works sold briskly (Desmond & Moore, Darwin (London: 1991), p.550). After running through the first issue in just a week (Freeman, p.122), John Murray produced a second issue, with several variations between the two. In the first, the imprint is printed on a single line on the spine, while it is broken on to two lines in the second. Numerous errata also appear in the first issue, most of which were corrected in the second. A second edition of 1875 bears even greater alterations to the text, as well as being reduced in size to a crown octavo. "Darwin's longest work, in which he discusses the differences between animals and plants found in cultivated varieties. The work contains three chapters of inheritance, Darwin's theory of pangenesis, in which he tried to provide an explanation of hereditary resemblance, inheritance of acquired characteristics, atavism, and regeneration. The theory served as a "point of departure for the particulate theories in the later nineteenth century"." DSB - Garrett Herman Freeman, 886. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        Panorama View of Yokohama.

      c. 1885 - Hand-colored albumen print. Two-part panorama, good tonal range, photographer's number and title in negative, mounted. Dimensions: 20 x 50.5 cm.

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        Songs of Innocence

      1885 - BLAKE, William. Songs of Innocence. Edmonton: William Muir, 1885. Quarto, original printed pale blue paper wrappers and white paper spine, with hand lettering on the front wrapper, uncut. Housed in custom cloth chemise and slipcase. $12,000.Limited edition of this beautiful and faithful reproduction in the original size and color of Blake’s famous illuminated book, one of only 50 copiesâ€"this copy numbered “O” and one of only five reserved for review. With an autograph letter signed by the editor William Muir describing his labor of love in producing this facsimile, and with his inscription “To the Academy with compliments of the Editor” on the colophon. From the collection of novelist Hugh Walpole.William Muir based this facsimile on the copy that Blake gave his very close friend and fellow artist John Flaxman, which was at the time of this book’s publication owned by John Pearson, and which is now in the Pierpont Morgan Library. Pearson’s name is given as the publisher on the colophon, which is dated 1884; however, following Pearson’s death in that year Bernard Quaritch took over publishing this and other Blake facsimiles on behalf of Muir. “Blake’s works reverse the roles of [moral verses and didactic fables]… in them it is not the poet who instructs the child, but the child who teaches the poet. In Songs of Innocence the child recounts the pleasures of a life in nature” (Britannica). Blake’s great talents, though, extended beyond poetry. He engraved, hand-printed and hand-colored a very small number of copies, which were remarkable for their great beauty; this facsimile is based on one of those copies, and one which he gave to his very close friend and fellow artist, John Flaxman. The excellent 450-word signed letter penned by editor William Muir describes his labor of love: “I want to publish all his books and his best plates… I began copying Blake’s originals because of my own liking for them and the thing grew gradually… The first copy of the S. of Innocence took 6 months… I do not advertiseâ€"you can quite see that the enterprise can’t afford it.” Bentley, Blake Books, 249A. With “Brackenburn” bookplate of English novelist Hugh Walpole on verso of front wrapper. From renowned mid-20th-century New York rare bookseller Philip C. Duschnes, with his label on chemise and typewritten description laid in.Faint ink marks to colophon; all tissue guards present, plates clean, lovely and fine. Light wear and minor splits beginning at spine. Still a fine presentation copy of this painstakingly produced and quite lovely facsimile in the original wrappers, with excellent provenance. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        A TANGLED TALE

      1885 - With Six Illustrations by Arthur B. Frost. London: Macmillan and Co., 1885. 1 page undated ads. Original red cloth with pictorial vignettes in gilt, all page edges gilt. First Edition, first printing, which consisted of only 1000 copies (there was also a second printing with "Second Thousand" added to the title page, a third with "Third Thousand," etc.). A TANGLED TALE consists of ten "knots," tales in which are embedded mathematical puzzles. For example, a tale sited at the Chelsea Pensioners' Hospital ends with this puzzle: if 70% of the pensioners have lost an eye, 75% have lost an ear, 80% have lost an arm, and 85% have lost a leg, then what percentage, at least, must have lost all four? The "knots" originally appeared in the "Monthly Packet," a magazine edited by Charlotte Yonge that was read chiefly by ladies. This volume includes, at the rear, Carroll's solutions to the puzzles, together with his discussion of some of the solutions submitted by readers of the "Monthly Packet." (The dedication verse "To My Pupil" is also a puzzle: the dedicatee is Edith Rix, using the second letter in each line.)~This is a fine copy (spine very slightly dulled but scarcely any wear at all) of this book that was attractively bound for the 1885 Christmas season. Of all of Carroll's books, this one probably best combines his two talents of story-telling and puzzlemaking. Williams Madan & Green 182. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman [ABAA]]
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        Chansons.

      Imprimerie Georges Robert et Cie., Paris 1885 - In-12 de 358-(1) pp., demi-maroquin vert dos orné à herfs (reliure de l'époque). Edition originale du recueil de chansons de J.-B. Clément, Communard, auteur de la célèbre chanson Le Temps des cerises, dédiée à Louise, ambulancière anonyme qui se tint aux côtés des Communards le dimanche 28 mai 1871 dans la rue de la Fontaine-au-Roi. Envoi autographe signé de J.-B. Clément : « A la citoyenne Dramard son ami le chansonnier JB Clément voir pages 264. Paris-Montmartre 3 mars 1885 ». L?auteur a dédié la chanson de la page 264 Si vous m?aimez à Mme Dramard. Bon exemplaire ; des rousseurs. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Bonnefoi Livres Anciens]
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        TA., Blick vom Wasser zum Hafen / Anleger mit Häusern und Booten der im Süden der Lagune von Venedig gelegenen Stadt (Seehafen).

      - Ölgemälde v. V. Hesse (?), um 1885, 46 x 73 cm Prachtvolles Gemälde in einem zeitgenössischen Rahmen. - Öl auf Leinwand, unten rechts signiert (nicht eindeutig identifiziert). - Maße mit Rahmen: 70 x 97 cm. - Farbfrisch und sehr dekorativ. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        SPAIN AND THE SPANIARDS

      New York: G. P. Putnam';s | The Knickerbocker Press, 1885. Near Fine binding. #8 of the Guadalquiver Edition limited of 600 copies, of which the first 40 have been expanded to two volumes printed upon Whatman Paper and accompanied by an Extra Set of Proof Etchings and Photogravures, printed upon Satin and mounted. A handsome production in three-quarter morocco over marbled boards; raised bands with decorations in compartments and beveled edges. Near Fine binding.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc.]
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        Poésies. Précédées d'une notice biographique par A. Vinet. Illustrées d'un portrait de l'auteur et de 15 croquis, pris dans les Alpes vaudoises, suivis de quelques poésies par L. Durand. 6e édition.

      Lausanne, Georges Bridel, 1885, - pt. in-8°, 2 ff. (faux-titre et titre) + 308 p. + 1 portrait lithographique de l'auteur + 15 vues lithographiques, ex-libris ms. sur p. de garde ?Anna Sarasin 1r Janvier 1885?, + pt. étiquette ronde de libraire : ?H. Georg Librairie Genève?, belle reliure en toile cirée brun avec le ?Château de Chillon? avec le lac doré au fond bleu des montagnes, titre sur le plat devant, tranches dorées. Exemplaire frais. Rel. signée F. Homberg Grav. Berne. Rare cartonnage suisse en parfait état. Les 15 vues lithographiques, protégées de serpentes, nous montrent: Le bout du quai, Vevey. / Le Lac Lioson / Chillon / Anzeindaz / Grion / Au plans de Frenières / Aux Mélèzes - Grion / Église de Montreux / La Dent du Midi / Baugy et le Châtelard / (sans titre:) Chalets de la Vare / Grion / St-Martin à Vevey / (sans titre:) Cathédrale de Lausanne / De la terrasse de Montreux.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        Die Burgen der rheinischen Pfalz. Ein Beitrag zur Landeskunde und mittelalterlichen Kriegsbaukunst.

      Straßburg, Selbstverlag d. Verf., ca 1885 - 14 doppelseitige Tafeln, 47 S. schlichter Halbleinenband der Zeit 14 Tafeln mit 40 Burgen nach Selbstaufnahmen des Verfassers, überaus häufiger Besitzstempel (aber nicht durchscheinend bei den Ansichten) teils stockfl., Bibliotheksexemplar +++Antiquariat seit über 25 Jahren+++

      [Bookseller: Der ANTIQUAR in LAHR, Werner Engelmann]
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        Nahuatl Dictionary. Dictionnaire de La Langue Nahuatl ou Mexicaine rédigé d'après les documnets imprimés et manuscrits les plus authentiques et précédé d'une introduction

      Paris: Imprimerie Nationale. Very Good+. 1885. First Edition. Hardcover. A lovely copy. Quarter coarse-grained green morocco, raised bands to spine, gilt lettered with author, title and date. Marbled boards, endpapers marbled, original printed wrappers bound in, lxxv+710pp.,in two columns. A very professional high quality, probably French, binding (binder not given). With the Mr. le Bon de Nervo's ornate ex-libris plate to paste-down. A little damp staining and off-setting. Photos of this on request. Weighs over 5kg packed. Insurance to be arranged. ; See Zaunmüller 25. Not in Dalby. Nahuatl is a group of related languages and dialects of the Nahuan (traditionally called "Aztecan") branch of the Uto-Aztecan language family; Folio ; lxxv+710pp pages .

      [Bookseller: Marijana Dworski Books]
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        [LETTER BOOK AND PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM FOR THE U.S.S. TENNESSEE]

      [Various places, including Japan], 1885. Letter book: Folio. Original half black morocco and cloth, stamped in blind on cover, spine gilt. Corners rubbed. Spine heavily worn and chipped, hinges weak. Light soiling to some letters, some chipped at edges. In a very legible hand. About very good. In a blue cloth clamshell case, leather label. Album: Oblong folio. Original blue publisher's cloth, stamped in gilt on cover. Boards scuffed and slightly stained. Expertly rebacked in matching cloth. Some mounts with slight chipping at edges. Some soiling, though photographs are generally clean. Good. Manuscript and photographic records of the U.S.S. Tennessee, launched in July 1865. Originally named the U.S.S. Madawaska, she was renamed Tennessee in 1869, and at the same time timbered up to the necessary height to allow a spar deck to be installed. She was also fitted with new, more powerful engines at this time, though she also bore a full complement of sails. Her duties included service as flagship of the Asiatic Squadron under Rear Admiral William Reynolds, with Captain William W. Low in command. By 1879 she was flagship of the North Atlantic Squadron under Rear Admiral Robert W. Wyman, with Captain David B. Harmony in command. These items pertain to both of these notable periods of service. The letter book contains compiled correspondences sent to Captain William W. Low by the U.S. Naval Department and by Rear Admiral William Reynolds, commander of the Asiatic Fleet, stationed in Japan. The correspondences cover the period from June 1875 through June 1876, the duration of Low's time as captain of the Tennessee, and generally contain orders or reports concerning the ship's maneuvers. The photograph album, which was published by Hatton & Hart in New York, bears the cover title, "Scenes on Board a Man-of-War. U.S.S. Flag-Ship Tennessee," with an image of the ship stamped in gilt. It contains photos of the ship itself; of officers and the crew, including Rear Admiral James E. Jouett and Captain O.F. Stanton; and of a few exercises aboard the ship. The album is dated circa 1885, when the Tennessee was flagship of the North Atlantic Squadron.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        WORKS OF GOETHE.

      Phila./New York:: George Barrie. (1885).. The works in 10 vols. 1) The Life of Goethe by Hjalmar Boyesen; 2) Four Seasons (Sonnets and Poetry); 3) Faust: A Tragedy; 4) Egmont and The Natural Daughter; 5) Goetz von Berlichiingen, Iphigenia in Tauris, andTorquato Tasso; 6) Clavigo, Stella, The Brother and Sister, A Tale, and Reynard the Fox, 7) The German Emigrants, Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship 8) Apprenticeship(cont.) 9) Wilhelm Meister's Travels 10) Ellective Affinities. Illustrated throughout by "The Best German Artists." 64 full-page steel engravings, 128 full-page wood engravings, and hundreds of illustrations in the text. Gilt designed box with title on each front cover, spine have just author and number in gilt. All edges gilt. Folio, about 8 1/2"x 12" tall. Flexible leather covers with red moire endpapers. Edges and spines scuffed with wear primarily on the corners, spine ends and spine edges. Altogether good. .

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        W. A. SNOW IRON WORKS INCORPORATED. MANUFACTURERS OF COPPER WEATHER VANES, TOWER ORNAMENTS,FINIALS, CROSSES, ETC., FOR CHURCHES, PUBLIC AND PRIVATE BUILDINGS. GILDEDWITH PURE GOLD LEAF. 24 1/2" X 35" BLACK AND WHITE SINGLE SHEET POSTER DISPLAYING TWENTY-NINE DIFFERENT WEATHER VANES.

      Privately printed poster. n.d. (ca 1885)., 1885. In 1883, W. A. Snow Iron Works, Inc., purchased the molds of J. Harris & Sons, a Boston weathervane manufacturer that operated from 1868 to 1882. Harris & Company was the first weathervane manufacturing company to design a durable iron mold, which was adopted extensively throughout the industry, making mass-production of weathervanes possible. This poster offers eleven vanes of horses, four of roosters, two of cows, one of a Merino Ram, one of a steam fire engine, one of an automobile complete with a driver, and nine of such items as banners, arrows, a Grecian scroll, a copper ball, and church or scroll vanes. The horses were patterned after famous horses of the day, such as Nancy Hanks, Black Hawk, Ethan Allen, Hambletonian, Mountain Boy, and others. Beneath each vane is the inventory number, description, dimensions given in inches and feet, and the price. Each weathervane was boxed at no charge and a free compass was given away with each vane. W. A. Snow also were manufacturers of improved iron stable fittings and cow fittings of every description. Some well known copper weather vane makers in early American history, in addition to Harris & Company, were L. W. Cushing, J. W. Fiske, A. L. Jewell & Company, and E. G. Washburne & Company. Dozens of weathervane designs were mass-produced by these companies in the 19th century, all of whom became famous in their time. While antique weathervanes are still in existence and still sold on venues such as online auctions, auction house sales, etc., many are handled through special auction sales and can fetch extremely high prices. This poster is unique and uncommon, it has been folded and shows some moderate wear at some of the folds, there are also small closed tears to top edge and side edge, else very good copy fully opened and mounted on a composite board with transparent plastic overwrap protection. A one-of-a-kind item and suitable for framing.

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        Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant

      Charles L. Webster and Company, New York 1885 - New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. Leather_bound. Two volumes Octavo. First Edition. Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant. Portrait illustration frontispiece and maps.Publisher bound in three quarter dark brown morocco, covers with state seal of the Mississippi River and the memorial seal of U.S. Grant, spine gilt decoration between raised banding, gilt title, all edges marbled and endpaper. A splendid first edition.

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        Personal Memoirs of U S Grant

      New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. Leather_bound. Fine. New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. Leather_bound. Two volumes Octavo. First Edition. Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant. Portrait illustration frontispiece and maps. Publisher bound in three quarter dark brown morocco, covers with state seal of the Mississippi River and the memorial seal of U.S. Grant, spine gilt decoration between raised banding, gilt title, all edges marbled and endpaper. A splendid first edition.

      [Bookseller: Imperial Fine Books]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("G. Keller").

      Zürich, 23. VI. 1885. - 2 SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. Unveröffentlichter Antwortbrief an den aus Ulm gebürtigen Schriftsteller Hugo Wittmann (1839-1923), Feuilletonredakteur der Neuen Freien Presse in Wien, der am 18. Juni 1885 angefragt hatte, ob Keller "nicht geneigt [sei], unser Feuilleton mit einem Beitrag irgendwelcher Art zu beehren. Auch eine Novelle wäre uns sehr willkommen [.] Die Redaction würde sich, verehrter Meister, ungemein glücklich schätzen, Ihre Stimme im Feuilleton zu vernehmen. Lassen Sie uns keine Fehlbitte thun!" (ZB Zürich, Ms. GK 79g:192). Keller entgegnete Wittmann: "Hochverehrter Herr! Auf Ihre so freundlich entgegenkommende Anfrage vom 18t. d. Mts. erwidere ich ergebenst, daß ich gerne zu einem Beitrage für Ihr Feuilleton bereit bin, sobald die Umstände mir die Ausführung gestatten. Zur Zeit bin ich noch für einige Monate mit einer Arbeit beschäftigt, die ich nicht mehr unterbrechen darf. Kommenden Herbst jedoch gedenke ich rasch ein oder zwei Novellen, deren Motive vorhanden sind, niederzuschreiben, wovon Ihnen dann das beliebige zu Diensten stehen wird. Auch wenn von ein par aufsatzartigen Sachen, die mir seit einiger Zeit vorschweben, etwas der Veröffentlichung Werthes zustande kommt, werde ich nicht verfehlen, es Ihnen vorzulegen [.]". - Am 9. Juli stattete Wittmann Keller seinen "besten Dank für die Nachricht" ab, festhaltend, "daß Sie im nächsten Herbst zwei Novellen zu vollenden gedenken. Wir bitten, uns beide zu überlassen, nicht blos eine. Ebenso dankbar wären wir für aufsatzartige Sache, die sich ja gerade in den Rahmen unseres Feuilletons fügen würde [.]" (Ms. GK 79g:193). - Spuren zweifacher waagrechter Querfaltung; unbedeutende Randeinrisse in den Faltungen. Von schöner Erhaltung.

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        The Huguenot Society of London'.

      - Farblithographie b. Maclure & MacDonald in London, dat. 1885, 52 x 36,5 Zertifikat für Herrn Dr. Du Rieu ausgestellt 1885 (Gründungsjahr der Huguenot Society of London). - Über dem Zertifikat das Massaker der Bartholomäusnacht im Jahre 1572 in Paris. - Rechts daneben Landung der Hugenotten in England. - Mittig dazwischen 2 Wappen und die Bibel. - Unten links die Widerrufung des Edikts von Nantes im Jahre 1685. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        LIBERTY ENLIGHTENING THE WORLD [caption title]

      [New York, 1885. Old fold lines. Repaired at folds on verso with tape. Minor wear. Good. Circular handbill promoting the forthcoming Statue of Liberty and soliciting contributions toward a base and pedestal for her placement. The circular has a woodcut picture of the statue, declaiming it as a "new Wonder of the World" and describing it in grandiose terms, and giving a brief history and description. For the contribution of a dollar, the subscriber will receive a six-inch replica of the statue, and for five dollars, a replica a foot tall. There was great difficulty at the time raising funds for the completion of the pedestal, which almost sank the whole project. The pedestal depicted in the woodcut is similar to the final version as built, but differs in many details. A rare and ephemeral piece.

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        Pride And Prejudice

      Richard Bentley & Son , London, 1885. Hardcover. Fair/No Dustjacket. 1885. 332 pages. No dust jacket. Black, decorative cloth with gilt lettering. Hinge cracked with loose frontispiece. Noticeable foxing, tanning and handling marks with rear endpaper beginning to come loose. Scuffing and creasing to endpapers with intermittent dog-eared corners and water marking along block-edge. Chipping along edges of frontispiece.Moderate rubbing and scuffing along spine with splitting along edges. Noticeable bumping, rubbing and scuffing to spine ends and to corners with noticeable rubbing, scuffing and wear along edges and over surfaces.

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        I MIEI TRENTACINQUE ANNI DI MISSIONE NELL'ALTA ETIOPIA. Memorie storiche, illustrate da incisioni e carte geografiche.

      Tip. Poliglotta/S. Giuseppe 1885-1895 In - 4 gr. (mm. 340x245), 12 voll. in 6 tomi, mz. pergam. coeva (piatti con qualche abras.), tit. oro su tassello al dorso, pp. compl. 2717, testo inquadrato in doppio filetto, ornato da elaborati grandi capilettera figur. a vignetta, testate e finali; con numerosiss. xilografie nel t., incluso il ritratto del Cardinal Massaja, e con 2 carte geografiche, a doppia pag., della part Nord e Sud dell?Etiopia. E' questa l'opera piu' importante sulla storia ed i costumi dell'impero etiopico, redatta (su istanza di Leone XIII) dal missionario ed esploratore astigiano Guglielmo Massaja (1809 - 1886), nominato cardinale nel 1884. Di grande interesse la parte iconografica (carte geografiche, vedute, costumi, ritratti, scene di vita del popolo, flora, fauna, ecc.). "Prima edizione". Cfr. CLIO,IV, p.2906. Solo un vol. con tracce d?uso e lievi arross., altrim. esemplare ben conservato.

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        COMING! PROF. H.B. REYNOLDS THE WORLD RENOWNED NECROMANCER AND MAGICIAN! WILL APPEAR IN [blank space]. FREAKS THAT WOULD DIM THE VISION OF HERRMANN, DEBARY BEN ALLI, HERCHEL, COBALL, AND GEURNER, WILL BE PERFORMED BY PROF. REYNOLDS, IT BEING HIS FIRST AND ONLY TOUR THROUGH THE COUNTRY...DON'T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY OF SEEING THAT WHICH WILL NEVER APPEAR BEFORE YOU AGAIN

      Providence, 1885. Printed on inexpensive advertising paper, now a light brown tone. Three minor holes, one barely affecting the image. In very good condition. A marvelous and extremely rare example of late 19th- century American advertising ephemera for Prof. H.B. Reynolds, "the world renowned sorcerer, necromancer and magician." The wood engraving shows the Professor on stage with a few of the elements to be seen during his performances. These include demons, birds, and cards in various stages of flight, a boiling cauldron, two separate card displays, and a table with three objects used in the act (including an additional demon's head). Measuring nearly two and a half feet in height, the text of the broadside details the wonders the audience will see. These include "original and more marvellous illusions than was [sic] ever performed by the Ancient Egyptians or the Necromancer of India...The wonderful power of producing realities from nothing and commanding articles to be constructed from the ashes of the earth...His marvellous power of conjuring is manifested by merely asking for or moving his hand that his desires are complied with...." Reynolds also claimed to be "cabalistic in his superiority of multitude of mankind, allowing himself to be bound with 100 feet of cord in the hands of the most expertitious in knot tying; when in a moment of unseen gesture he frees himself from the cords that bound him and is found within the silent enclosure of a structure whose walls have been permanently secured with screens and nails, locked and sealed, and bound with ropes." Although much detail is provided regarding Reynolds' skills and attributes, the actual place of performance is not indicated. Space was intentionally left blank for the name of the venue to be added when available, but the price of admission ("15 and 25 cts., Children under 10 years, 15 cents") and performance times ("Doors open at 7 p.m. Oracles 8 p.m.") are noted. Printed in Providence, the name of the printing house, What Cheer Print, is derived from the Narragansett Indian's greeting to Roger Williams in June 1636 ("What cheer, Netop" [friend]). A fascinating example of late 19th-century American advertising ephemera. Extremely rare, not in OCLC, but one copy in the Smith Magic Collection at Brown University.

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        Krig og Fred [i.e. War and Peace]. Roman fra Napoleontiden. Paa dansk ved Edvard Brandes. 2 Dele.

      Kjøbenhavn [i.e. Copenhagen], 1885. 2 original beautifully decoreted (in golf, red and black) full cloth bindings. Minor wear and a few small spots to spines, otherwise and excellent, clean and fresh copy.. The uncommon first edition of the first Danish translation of Tolstoj's masterpiece, "War and Peace", translated by the renowned Danish author Edvard Brandes and published a year earlier than the first English language edition

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

      Paris: Librairie Hachette et Cie, 1885. First edition. Illustrated. 469 pp. 1 vols. Small Folio. 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. First edition. Illustrated. 469 pp. 1 vols. Small Folio. The first part of this book appeared in the North American Review.

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

      New York: Charles L. Webster and Company,, 1885. With one hundred and seventy-four illustrations. Square octavo. Original green pictorial cloth, titles to spine and front cover in gold and black. Housed in a blue half morocco slipcase with matching chemise. Illustrated throughout with 173 text illustrations after E. W. Kemble, photogravure of Karl Gerhardt's portrait bust of Clemens. Spine gently rolled, tips lightly worn, faint foxing to edges of text block, small abrasion to front pastedown, sporadic faint spotting to contents, rear hinge cracked but holding. A very good copy. First American edition, first printing. The traditional issue points on this book have recently been persuasively reassessed. The first printing of 30,000 copies was done using electrotype plates, produced simultaneously on different presses, hence minor variations within the first printing due to damaged plates. Only three substantive changes were introduced after the first printing: at p. 13 the erroneous page reference "88" was changed to "87"; at p. 57 the misprint "with the was" was corrected to "with the saw"; and at p. 9 the misprint "Decided" was corrected to "Decides" (this last change overlooked by Johnson, Blanck et al.). These are the only points to distinguish between the first two printings, and our copy has all three in first state. Of the traditional issue points, this copy has p. 155 lacking the final 5, and the cancel p. 283 with the allegedly suggestive illustration cleaned up, as always in cloth copies. The frontispiece is in the first state with the table cloth visible and unsigned on the finished edge of the bust, but this was separately printed and inserted in copies at random, and so has no bearing on priority. Copies were issued in leather bindings (sheep or three-quarters morocco), in blue cloth for those who wanted it uniform with Tom Sawyer and, as here, in green cloth. There is no priority between them: all were first available to the public on the same day in February 1885.

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        The Congo and the Founding of Its Free State: a Story of Work and Exploration

      Sampson, Low, Marsto, Searle & Rivington, London 1885 - Octavo. In two volumes, 528, 483pp., 32 pages publisher's ads. A full account of Stanley's five years of prodigious industry in founding the Congo Free State and setting it on its feet for Leopold II of Belgium. Illustrated with over one hundred full-page and smaller illustrations, two large folding maps in rear pockets and several smaller maps, lacks the last page of the preface. Handsomely bound by Bayntun in 3/4 dark brown crushed morocco over brown cloth, raised bands with compartments lettered and decoratively stamped in gilt, top edges gilt. While it lacks the last page of the preface, this set is in remarkable condition. Very nice. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Orchids the Royal Family of Plants with Illustrations from Nature

      Lee and Shepard Publishers, Boston 1885 - Small folio. original gold coloured pebbled cloth pictorially stamped in gilt and brown, lettered in brown and gilt, all edges gilt, patterned endpapers. With 24 full page colour plates, all present. Front and rear of dust jacket laid in. No. 249 of 1,000 copies. The first U. S. colour plate book on orchids. Spine ends and corners with some wear,a few plates loose but present, else fine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'ÂME NUE.

      Paris, G. Charpentier et Cie, 1885. - Edmond Haraucourt - L'âme nue (1885). Edition originale sur papier de Hollande (1/30). Cartonnage "Op Art" début XXe siècle (type Vasarely). Exceptionnelle reliure "Op Art" Vers 1900-1930 ? Edmond HARAUCOURT L'ÂME NUE. Paris, G. Charpentier et Cie, 1885. 1 volume in-18 (19,5 x 14 cm) de (4)-278 pages. Cartonnage pleine toile décorée d'un motif imprimé géométrique dans le style "Op Art", dos muet, couvertures jaunes imprimées conservées, non rogné à grandes marges (reliure légèrement postérieure du début du XXe siècle). Toile légèrement empoussiérée, petites manques de toile sur les coupes inférieures (frottements d'étagères), recto du faux-titre jauni et bordure extérieure de la page de titre jaunie également. Très joli papier de doublure et de garde au décor imitant les veines du bois. Belle impression sur papier de Hollande teinté. ÉDITION ORIGINALE. UN DES TRENTE EXEMPLAIRE IMPRIMÉ SUR PAPIER DE HOLLANDE. L'édition originale comprend 10 exemplaires sur papier Japon et 30 exemplaires sur papier de Hollande. Il s'agit du deuxième ouvrage de l'auteur après la sulfureuse "Légende des sexes, poèmes hystériques et profanes", sous le pseudonyme de « Sire de Chambley » en 1882. "Un admirable livre poétique, l'un des plus puissants qui aient paru dans la seconde moitié de ce siècle, où tant de lyres se sont transformées en mirlitons, un recueil de poésies philosophiques d'une envolée magistrale et dont Vallès eût fait certainement peu de cas : l'âme nue, d'Edmond Haraucourt, vient de paraître récemment chez Charpentier. Je ne sais quel sort sera réservé à cet ouvrage en une époque de veulerie et de mustine littéraire qui semble avoir domestiqué l'esprit national en le faisant écouter aux portes des boudoirs, des bouges et des cuisines ; je doute même de son succès, car la distinction suprême met un écrivain au rang des suspects ; ce que je sais et constate avec joie, c'est qu'un fier et véritable poète s'y révèle, qui ne se complait point dans le terre-à-terre descriptif des humbles, qui ne chante ni le calme épicier, ni la fille, ni la fleurette sentimentale, mais qui éclaire l'humanité avec un brandon glorieux qu'il s'efforce d'allumer au firmament des étoiles. Je ne connaissais Edmond Haraucourt que par une forte plaquette de vers publiée, sous un pseudonyme, il y a deux ans, en Belgique, pour quelques rares élus, non mise dans le commerce et qui avait pour titre : la légende des sexes, par le Sire de Chambley, in-8°. (.) L'âme nue est un livre d'une tout autre portée ; l'auteur a divisé son oeuvre en deux parties : La vie intérieure, La vie extérieure. La première comprend : les Lois, les Cultes, les Formes ; la seconde : l'Aube, Midi, le Soir. Comme épigraphe générale, cet apophtegme de Bossuet : "Regardez en vous comme votre juge vous regarde et voyez ce qu'il y voit : ce nombre innombrable de péchés !" - Dans cette œuvre philosophique, M. Haraucourt a merveilleusement compris et rendu cette opinion du moraliste qui exige du caractère essentiel de la poésie une clarté suprême, qui demande que les vers soient de cristal, ou diaphane ou coloré ; "diaphane, quand ils ne doivent nous donner que la vue de l'âme et sa substance ; coloré, quand ils ont à peindre les passions qui l'altèrent ou les nuances dont l'esprit de l'homme se teint." (.) " Nos amis les livres par Octave Uzanne, P., Quantin, 1886, pp. 230-236. Tous les poèmes ou presque de ce délicieux recueil sont dédicacés à des auteurs renommés (Maupassant, Sainte-Beuve, Leconte de Lisle, François Coppée, Barbey d'Aurevilly, etc), ou moins renommés. Dans ces derniers on notera le poème intitulé Calymanthe dédicacé à Octave Uzanne et l'Axedédicacé à Félicien Rops. LES PREMIÈRES ŒUVRES POÉTIQUES D'EDMOND HARAUCOURT SONT AUJOURD'HUI TRÈS RARES EN ÉDITIONS ORIGINALES SUR GRAND PAPIER. CURIEUSE RELIURE "OP ART", AVANT LA LETTRE, EXÉCUTÉE AU PLUS TARD VERS 1930. TRÈS BON EXEMPLAIRE. Prix : 1.000 euros [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mitchell's New general atlas : containing maps of the various countries of the world

      Wm. M. Bradley & Bro, 1885-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover. 1 atlas (126 [i.e. 157], 45 p.) : 93 col. maps ; 40 cm. Publisher’s brown boards with gold lettering. Half-leather binding. Restored binding. Some wear to the extremities. Internally very good. Color maps. See photos. Maps are in near-fine condition and free of soiling or foxing.Mitchell’s New General Atlas was a classic geographical reference in the late 19th century. Taking over the Mitchell Company business after his father retired in 1860, S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr. revised the existing Mitchell atlas and renamed it the New General Atlas. New editions were published yearly until 1887. The maps were so popular they were used by the public and sometimes other publishers until the beginning of the 1900s. See Ristow, American Maps and Mapmakers.

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        CASINO, LA ILUSTRACION, ALBUM DE SALON, SAN ANDRES DE PALOMAR 1885

      1885 - Album. Gran tamaño. 1885. Tela, relieves y dorados. Lomo ligeramente deteriorado. Profusamente ilustrado de grabados (33) a doble pagina de gran belleza B/N y color. Muy buen ejemplar. Raro. Ref A-519 Biblioteca PMI. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        OKLAHOMA! Politically and Topographically Described -- History and Guide to the Indian Territory

      Ramsey, Millett & Hudson, Kansas City, 1885, 1885. Book. Very Good. Hardcover.. First Edition. 12mo gilt-stamped & decorative blind-stamped tan colored cloth (bibliographies also cite an edition in wrappers). 150pp. Illustrated with many engravings. Also there is a page reproducing the "Certificate of Membership in Osburn's Oklahoma Colony" (its constitution is printed in this book).Two pages of advertising (E. C. Cole's Real Estate, Kingman, Kansas, and Bank of Kingman, each a full page). Lists of Schools & Teachers (5 pp.). We have laid in a facsimile copy of the rare, original color-toned map, engraved by the publishers. Howes indicates that this map was not issued in all copies (perhaps they were removed because they were not attached). The title page continues, "Biographical Sketches of Capt. David L. Payne, W. L. Couch, Wm. H. Osborn, and others -- A Complete Guide to the Indian Territory, Illustrated with Map, Hunting and Fishing Grounds, by (authors)." E. E. Dale, in his bibliography of the range cattle industry, says of this book: "A small volume prepared especially for the purpose of advertising the lands known as 'Oklahoma' and to urge their opening to settlement. Interesting and valuable as a contemporary account of conditions in the Indian Territory and along the border but must be used with care because of its frankly controversial character." The bias of this book is indicated with one of the headings: "Railroads and Cattle-Kings Dictating to Congress". Contents include portions of treaties & gov. docs, newspaper reports & "Oklahoma Stories" taken from them. As with regional books of this nature printed in this era, each extant copy may be missing a plate or two that will be found in another copy, and vice versa. In this copy "Camp Alice", facing p56, was absent & a facsimile from another copy has been tipped in. Condition: a very good copy. There is a small dimple on the back cover with loosening of threads around it (pencil diameter). Very slight soiling to the cloth. The signature/gathering following page 16 is pulled a little from the binding & is slightly loose. One of the rarest of all Oklahoma books & published when the Boomers were becoming bold in their suit to open lands for white settlement. Herd 1140, Howes J3, Rader 2032, Graff 2174, Hargrett Gilcrease Imprints p290 ("excessively rare")..

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        Fabulario.

      Lisbon, Livraria Ferreira, 1885. - (6 ll.), 1075, (1) pp. 8?, contemporary crimson morocco with design of strapwork and stars on covers, spine gilt with raised bands in five compartments, inner dentelles gilt, decorated endleaves, all edges gilt, signed in gilt on the lower outer corner of the front cover "P. Ferreira". In very fine condition. Author's presentation inscription to the Conde de Praia e de Monforte on half-title. ---- FIRST EDITION of this interesting volume of fables in verse, including extensive notes and indices. The author also published a Portuguese version of Lessing's fables.On the binder Paulino Ferreira (b. 1861), see Matias Lima, @Encadernadores portugueses. pp. 104ñ5.---- Martinho da Fonscea, @Aditamentos [to InnocÍncio] p. 184; see also InnocÍncio X, 391ñ2. OCLC: University of Illinois, Tulane, Washington University, University of New Mexico, Carlow College (Pennsylvania). Not in Hollis.SHIPPED FROM PORTUGAL [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Personal Memoirs of U S Grant In two volumes

      New York: Charles L. Webster, 1885. Frontis, 584p, maps, fold out; frontis, 647p, maps, plate, facsimile, indexed. 24cm. First edition. Full sheep with black and red morocco spine labels, marbled endpapers; all edges marbled. Minor abrasion to one cover, some spotting on covers; black label on volume 1 chipped. One of the less common publisher's bindings with excellent shelf presence and in very good condition.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 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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        Autograph letter signed ("L. Pasteur").

      Paris, 3 Dec. [1885]. - 8vo (200 x 130 mm). 1 p. In French, to an unidentified correspondent: "I do not believe at all that age or youth influences the results of vaccination. If accidents occurred during the night of the vacination, whatever the age of the individual, it was the result of impure vaccine or due to a wrongly performed procedure". - Yellowing, small marginal tears skillfully repaired.

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        Reise nach Italien 1885" (Deckeltitel). 128 orig. Photographien (Albuminabzüge) von Giacomo Brogi. Auf Trägerkarton montiert und in 2 Alben gebunden.

      (Österreich / Wien ?) 1885. - Gr.-4° (ca. 33 x 28 cm). Grüne Ln.-Bände d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Titel a.d. Vorderdeckeln, goldenen Eckbeschlägen, 2 goldenen Schlössern mit Schlüsseln, Moirévorsätzen und mit Goldschnitt. Die Rücken fachmännisch und geschmackvoll in Leder ergänzt (die Deckel mit geringen Schabspuren). Prachtvolle Photoalben mit großformatigen Photographien von einer Italienreise im Jahre 1885. Die Photographien mit zahlreichen Stadtansichten, sowie Ansichten von Skulpturen und Gemälden aus Museen. Sie zeigen u.a.: Mailand (Dom, Arco della Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele), Turin (Panoramaansicht, Piazza Castello e Via Roma), Genua (Panorama del Porto), Monaco (Riviera di Ponente, Casino di Montecarlo), Nizza (Corso Massena), Pisa (Piazza del Duomo, Campo Santo-Area), Florenz, (Panoramaansicht, La Cattedrale presa da Orsanmichele, Palazzo Favaro, Lato del Palazzo Pitti, Loggia de' Lanzi), Rom (Foro e Colonna Trajana, Panteon, Campidoglio, Castello S. Angelo, Basilica di S. Pietro, Fontana di Trevi, Foro Romano, Colosseo), Neapel (Panorama preso dalla Villa Tolentino, Panorama preso dalla Tomba di Virgilio, Strada Santa Lucia, Cancello del Giardino reale), Sorrent (Panorama da Capodimonte), Pozzuoli (Panorama con vista del Castello), Vesuv (Cratere, Versante della ferrovia funicolare sul Vesuvio), Pompei (Panorama preso dalle mura), Capri (Marina Grande) etc.- Die Trägerkarton-Ränder etw. gebräunt und braunfleckig. Photographie [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Harbour with British Ships (Rangoon?), with i.a. the Ship the "Mistley Hall, Liverpool", from the port of London to Sydney, New South Wales, 12 January 1886.

      ca. 1885. Origional photograph, albumen print on mount, 18,2 x 24 cm. KEYWORDS:siam/bangkok/south east asia/photo.

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        In The Old Palazzo. A Novel. In Three Volumes

      London: F.V. White & Co., 31, Southampton St., Strand. 1885. First. First edition. Three volumes. Publisher's grey cloth pictorially blocked with dome of St. Peter's and lettered in gold on the front covers, gilt spines, floral-patterned endpapers. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the half-titles, and with a contemporary pencil note (by the recipient?) on the verso of the front free endpaper. The gold on the front cover of volume one is moderately rubbed, else a bright, near fine set. Wolff 2288. .

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