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        Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night (A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights' Entertainments) 12 Volume Set

      Benares: Kamashastra Society, 1885-1888 - Octavo, 26*17*54cm, wt:18kg, complete set of 12 volumes, including 6 volumes of Supplemental Nights, illustrated with 71 full-page plates. Limited and Numbered edition of 200 copies, for Private Subscribers Only. Half leather, book edges uncut, top edge gilt, turquois leather over marbled boards, 5 raised bands. General wear to outer covers, spines and hinges strengthened and repainted, otherwise a very good set with firm binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Transvaal War 1880 - 81

      Blackwood, 1885, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fair, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, 1st EditionLibrary binding, markings and scarring. Soundly bound but some pages have been repaired - the text is legible. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: z260.

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

      London 1885, - Kegan Paul. Maroon cloth, thick, very good,587pindex, large folding color map, copious appendices, portrait2 maps, 30 illustrations after sketches by General Gordon. Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Rambles by Yorkshire Rivers

      Leeds: Richard Jackson, 1885. Deluxe edition, No. 12 of 12 copies. With 12 original etchings, each pulled from the plate on paper and on vellum, all signed, by J. Ayton Symington. 1 vols. 8vo. Original full white vellum, t.e.g., others uncut, binding a little marked, some occasional light foxing, else fine. One of 12 Copies, 2 Images of Fishermen A guided tour to the pleasures, history and antiquities of Yorkshire, England's largest county and one of the most interesting; Symington's graceful etchings include two showing anglers fishing on these famous rivers.

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        GRAN BOJ, BOIX ORIGINAL DE ANTONIO MANCHON A LA MADERA, TEMATICA DE VIAJES, FIRMA, ESPECTACULAR 1885

      1885 - Antonio Manchón. 1885. 68X19. Espectacular Boix, Boj original de Antonio Manchón grabador Setabense de tematica de viajes historicos con un sello "Por Castilla e por León, Mundo Nuevo Halló Colón. Extremadamente raro ejemplar y único. Antonio Manchón (1825-1893, Játiva) fue un grabador en madera discípulo de Carlos Capuz que completó su formación en París y Londres. Colaboró en importantes publicaciones de la época como las "Novelas Ejemplares" de Cervantes (1876) y el "Atlas Geográfico Universal" de Astort (1877). También trabajó para publicaciones como "El Arte en España", del que hizo la portada, o "El Museo Universal". Ref CasM 85. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        SELECTIONS IN MODERN ART CONSISTING OF One Hundred and Twenty-five (125) Steel Engavaings and Etchings. After the Works of Recent and contemporaneous Artists. With Descriptive Text by George W. Sheldon. In Two Volumes.

      New York, D. Appleton and Company, 1885-1886.. Fol., Ledereinband. Both volumes full leather binding with 5 raised bands on spine, covers with gilt title and blind embossing, all adges and dentell gilt, marbled endpapers. Binding light rubbed, some Illustrations light stocking, after all a good copy. Heavy books: 8,5 KG

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

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

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        Kate Greenaway's Almanack for 1886

      London: George Routledge and Sons. Very Good in Good dust jacket. [1885]. First Edition. Hardcover. Cloth-backed paper-covered illustrated boards, all edges stained blue, orange clay-paper endpages, in the original printed paper dust-wrapper; illustrated in color throughout. Boards are evenly soiled, internal pages show toning and foxing; the jacket is fairly heavily foxed on both the recto and verso and has tears and chips out in all the expected places (tips, corners) ; Kate Greenaway's "1886" publication in her Almanack series, published for the years 1883 through 1897, except 1896. Republished in the late 1920s with the illustrations of the original series .

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        Cutter Genesta, R.Y.S

      New York: Currier & Ives, 1885. unbound. Parsons, Charles. Original lithograph with modern hand-coloring, signed C.R. Parsons /85. 19.75 x 24.75" unframed. The cutter Genesta featured in this Currier & Ives lithograph was the unsuccessful English competitor in the 1885 America's Cup against the American yacht, Puritan. Currier & Ives called themselves the "Printmakers to the People" and they produced thousands of images that chronicled the growth of the United States. Founded in 1834, Currier & Ives produced high quality lithographs until the business closed in 1907. The piece has been expertly restored.

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        Great Expectations. By Charles Dickens. [Twenty-one coloured engraved plates (21), including a titlepage, after etchings by F. W. Pailthorpe.] / [OLIVER TWIST]. PAILTHORPE, Frederic W. Twenty-One Illustrations (21) to Oliver Twist. - See more at: http://www.bl.uk/collection-items/f-w-pailthorpes-illustrations-to-great-expectations

      London, Robson & Kerslake, 1885, 1886.. . Frederick W Pailthorpe's 21 illustrations to Great Expectations were produced in 1885, 25 years after the novel was first published. Perhaps one of Pailthorpe's most powerful illustrations is 'The terrible stranger in the Churchyard': a depiction of Pip's terrifying first encounter with Magwitch. Our copy is coloured 4o (288 x 185 mm). Bifolium with title, list of etchings and limitation. Engraved title and 20 plates, each on India paper mounted. Laid loose as issued in original cloth portfolio, lettered on front cover, both together in full leather slipcase. Both with ex libris from Marion Stuard Gaillard, Barton Currie (in Leather) and Thomas A. McGrawn. LIMITED EDITION, number 13 of 50 sets of India proofs in black from an edition of 200. The list of etchings identifies which pages in the first edition of 1838 are illustrated. The prospectus is laid-in. Fine copy.

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        Kate Greenaway's Almanack for 1886

      George Routledge and Sons [1885], London - Cloth-backed paper-covered illustrated boards, all edges stained blue, orange clay-paper endpages, in the original printed paper dust-wrapper; illustrated in color throughout. Boards are evenly soiled, internal pages show toning and foxing; the jacket is fairly heavily foxed on both the recto and verso and has tears and chips out in all the expected places (tips, corners) ; Kate Greenaway's "1886" publication in her Almanack series, published for the years 1883 through 1897, except 1896. Republished in the late 1920s with the illustrations of the original series [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Semmering-Bahn. 10 Chromolithographien nach Aquarellen von M. Streicher nach Gemälden von A. Gerasch. ( so voll.ständig )

      - ( Ohne Erscheinungsjahr - laut Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog um 1885 erschienen ). Die farbigen Tafeln in Chromolithographie zeigen: Payerbach - Klamm - Schottwien mit Sonnwendstein - Schneeberg - Weinzettelwand - Adlitzgraben - Semmering Hotel - Raxalpe vom Semmering Hotel - Station Semmering - Mürzzuschlag. Das Leporello somit vollständig. Gold- und blindgeprägter roter Oln, 8° ( 12,5 x 17,5 cm ). Von guter und dekorativer Erhaltung, wenige Tafeln minimal fleckig. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 200 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        John Howard Payne, Dramatist, Poet, Actor, And Author Of Home, Sweet, Home! His Life And Writings

      Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1885. Revised Edition. Hardcover. A Near Fine Revised Edition, following the earlier 1875 publication in original gilt and black decorated cloth, minor rubbing and soiling, else Fine. In the scarce, lightly chipped dust-jacket. BAL 15808, format "A", all page edges trimmed ; Gabriel Harrison's biography of John Howard Payne (June 9, 1791 – April 10, 1852) , American actor, poet, playwright, and author, most remembered as the creator of "Home! Sweet Home!", a song he wrote in 1822 that became widely popular in the United States, Great Britain, and the English-speaking world .

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        Der kleine A-B-C-Schütz. Lustiges Bilder-Alphabet. Dies Buch hat ein Papa erdacht/ Und für sein Kindlein selbst gemacht.

      Frankfurt a.M., Rütten & Loening, o. J. [ca. 1885].. Quer-4°. o. Pag. [26 Bll.] Illustr. OPp.. 6. Aufl. Vgl. Wegehaupt III, 2827. Kolorierte Ausgabe. - R. fachmännisch erneuert, angestaubt, leichte Gbrsp. - Seltenes ABC-Buch.

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        Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

      Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. Hardcover. Good. Charles L. Webster and Company, New York 1885. First Edition / First Printing / Mixed State. Copyright page dated 1884. Frontispiece Heliotype with tablecloth visible. Illustration "Him and another man" listed on page 88. "With the was" listed on page 57. Illustration on 283 with straight fly. Page number 155 with last 5 falling below the line. No signature mark 11 present on page 161. Final leaf blank. Green cloth boards. Illustrations by E.W. Kemble. {ref: BAL 3415}. Book Condition: Good, shelf wear, rubbing, fraying at the spine. Crease at the rear board corner, rounded corners, foxing, age toning.

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        Angra Pequena Galopp. Herrn A. Lüderitz in Bremen gewidmet. Op. 4.

      Leizpig, Richard Müller, um 1885.. Vierseitiges Notenblatt, 4°, mit Randläsuren..

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        History in brief of "Leopard" and "Linden," General Grant's Arabian stallions, : presented to him by the sultan of Turkey in 1879. Also their sons "General Beale," "Hegira," and "Islam," bred by Randolph Huntington. Also reference to the celebrated stallion "Henry Clay."

      J. B. Lippincott 1885 - Signed. A scarce Arabian horse book by Randolph Huntington of Oyster Bay who was one of the earliest breeders of the Arabian horse in America. He was much taken with two purebred stallions -- "Leopard" and "Linden Tree" -- which the Sultan of Turkey gave to General Grant in 1879. Huntington wrote the text, and commissioned the 5 portrait plates of the stallions (all are in Fine condition, though the plate of "General Beale" has a penned annotation to the text under the portrait). Overall a nice copy of a scarce and desirable book. A presentation copy to Edwin Fairax Naulty. There has been some quite discreet repair to the top of the front board. near Very Good binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BLACK SWAN BOOKS, INC., ABAA, ILAB]
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        HUNTING TRIPS OF A RANCHMAN

      G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1885. - First edition. The Medora edition. #135 of an edition limited to 500 copies. Pictorial cloth, 318 pp., introductory note, illustrated with four etchings by R. Swain Gifford, seven drawings by J.C. Beard and full-page plates by Frost, Sandham, et al. Professionally rebacked with the original spine laid-down. Previous owners bookplate on front pastedown, previous owners name and date on title page, and small blindstamp on title page; else a very good+ copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Personal Memoirs of U S Grant [with] ALS to Oliver Hoyt

      Royal 8vo. New York: Charles L. Webster, 1885. Royal 8vo, 2 vols: 584; 5-647 (1, errata) pp. Publisher?s de luxe half morocco binding with gilt backstrips, gilt medallions on upper and lower covers, marbled edges and endpapers. Binding somewhat rubbed with some wear to backstrip bands, rear hinges weak, considerable wear to endpapers in both volumes (removal of library plates?). With 2 pp. letter, 8vo, 8 x 5 inches, written in ink on letterhead, in fine condition. Publisher?s de luxe edition of Grant?s Memoirs into which is laid a brief but interesting letter to Oliver Hoyt, a long-time supporter of the President: ?Your favor... arrived two days ago. I am indebted to the Vice-President for any knowledge as to whom I was indebted for this kind remembrance...? signed U.S. Grant. Oliver Corse Hoyt (July 24, 1823?"May 5, 1887) was a member of the Connecticut Senate from 1877 to 1881. He was President Pro Tempore of the Connecticut Senate from 1877 to 1879. He was a presidential elector in 1872, and cast his vote for Ulysses S. Grant. Hoyt was a trustee of a fund of $250,000 that was raised by private subscription in 1881 for the benefit of Grant and his family, to insure the General an income for the remainder of his life.

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        Hunting Trips of a Ranchman. Sketches of Sport on the Northern Cattle Plains

      New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1885. First edition. The Medora edition, no. 411 of 500 copies printed, June 1885. Illustrated with Japan proof impressions of four etchings by R. Swain Gifford and seven drawings by J. C. Beard; and 20 full-page illustrations by A. B. Frost, Fannie E. Gifford, Henry Sandham. xvi, 318 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Original brown cloth gilt, uncut edges. A clean, solid copy with faintest traces of wear at extremities. Some toning to front endsheets and half title. Very good plus.

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        Tricks with Cards

      GEORGE ROUTLEDGE & SONS CIRCA 1885, NY - General wear, corners somewhat worn, rubbed cover, age-toned cover, rubbed extremities, light fingersmudges on front endpaper, few pencil markings on front free endpaper, and very lightly age-toned pages. DATE PUBLISHED: CIRCA 1885 EDITION: 145 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der kleine A-B-C-Schütz. Lustiges Bilder-Alphabet. Dies Buch hat ein Papa erdacht/ Und für sein Kindlein selbst gemacht.

      Rütten & Loening,, Frankfurt a.M., 1885 - Frankfurt a.M., Rütten & Loening, o. J. [ca. 1885]. Quer-4°. o. Pag. [26 Bll.] Illustr. OPp. 6. Aufl. Vgl. Wegehaupt III, 2827. Kolorierte Ausgabe. - R. fachmännisch erneuert, angestaubt, leichte Gbrsp. - Seltenes ABC-Buch. Deutsch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Rise and Fall of the Zulu Nation

      Maritzburg: Horne Brothers,, [1885]. [bound with] Our Native Tribes: Their Customs, Superstitions and Beliefs. Lecture delivered … on Thursday March 5th [1885] at the Y.M.C.A. Hall, Maritzburg. Octavo. Bound in contemporary blue moiré cloth, titles to spine gilt, floral endpapers. Light browning, some foxing, else an excellent copy. First separate printings of two lectures, given by the author at Maritzburg in 1885, at which time Fynney was Inspector of Native Schools, having been Border Agent of the contested border lands at the time of the Anglo-Zulu War. Rider Haggard's copies with his pencil ownership signature on the verso of the front free endpaper and with numerous pencil marks throughout. The second printed work focuses on the role played by the great chief Cetewayo, who was to be the subject of Haggard's first published book. Extremely uncommon, OCLC locates copies at the University of Cape Town and Manchester University only, SABIB adds Durban City Library, Killie Campbell Africana Collection and University of Witwatersrand, no copy traced at auction. Important works with a major literary association.

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        FABULAS DE LA FONTAINE, D. TEODORO LLORENTE, GUSTAVO DORE 1885

      Editores Montaner y Simón. 1885 - Barcelona. 1885. Holandesa Piel. XXXI+376Pág. 39x28. Profusamente ilustrado. Bello Ejemplar. Ref 2.7 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

      Charles L. Webster and Company 1885 - Charles L. Webster and Company, New York 1885. First Edition / First Printing / First State. Copyright page dated 1884. Frontispiece Heliotype with tablecloth visible. Illustration "Him and another man" listed on page 88. "With the was" listed on page 57. Page number 155 lacking the final 5. No signature mark 11 present on page 161. Final leaf blank. Page 143 "col" in illustration missing the "l" and broken type in the "b" in "body". Illustration on 283 with straight fly. Green cloth boards. {ref: BAL 3415, McBride}. Book Condition: Very Good+, tight spine, clean boards, clean pages. Light shelf wear, rubbing at the corners, light fraying at the spine. Torn rear endpaper, light age toning and spots. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 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. Please see the large pictures. More available on request. Buy-it-now. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1885 22nd edition

      London: John Wisden & Co. G : in good condition without dust jacket as issued. Title page and prelims missing. Page edges browning. 1885. First Edition. Maroon hardback cloth cover. Modern rebind. 160mm x 100mm (6" x 4"). 290pp + ads. Original covers not bound in. .

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        The Works of Goethe, Illustrated by the Best German Artists. Fine Binding, Complete in 5 Volumes

      Philadelphia: George Barrie, 1885 - Small folio, 30*22.5*23cm (L*W*H), wt:13kg. Some small, unobtrusive repairs to outer covers by professional recoloring, otherwise an almost new set. Bound in red cloth with full leather backstrips. Covers elaborately stamped in gilt, with blind-stamped rear covers. All volumes have gilt edges and marble endpapers. Pages are bright and clean, lavishly illustrated with wood and steel plates and vignettes. Amazingly beautiful. Almost impossible to find a better set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Yorkshire Trout Flies

      Leeds: Goodall and Suddick, Cookbridge Street, 1885. First edition, limited to 250 copies. Numbered No. 24 on the half-title. 12 lithograph plates, 11 hand-colored. v, [i], [15]-63, [1] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Later full black morocco, a.e.g. In slipcase. Pritt notes, "since I first fished the Yorkshire waters, now more than twenty years ago, I have made a point of recording every matter of moment ... and in this book the results of those observations are set forth"

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        Rambles by Yorkshire Rivers

      Leeds: Richard Jackson, 1885. Deluxe edition, No. 12 of 12 copies. With 12 original etchings, each pulled from the plate on paper and on vellum, all signed, by J. Ayton Symington. 1 vols. 8vo. Original full white vellum, t.e.g., others uncut, binding a little marked, some occasional light foxing, else fine. One of 12 Copies, 2 Images of Fishermen A guided tour to the pleasures, history and antiquities of Yorkshire, England's largest county and one of the most interesting; Symington's graceful etchings include two showing anglers fishing on these famous rivers.

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        Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade)

      New York: Charles L. Webster And Company, 1885. Third Printing. Recently rebacked preserving the original backstrip, cloth covered boards and end sheets. The fore corners of the boards have been reinforced and all frayed parts of the original cloth have been repaired putting this book in very near fine condition. A rent to the cloth of approximately 1/2" at the fore edge of the rear board was also repaired. An octavo measuring 8 1/2" by 6 3/4" in the publisher's original decorated green cloth covered boards with a black on gilt title box on the spine and gilt decorations and black embossing on the front board. The end sheets are the original light tan paper with a small prior owner's stamp on the front paste down. This volume is a third printing based on the revised engraving on page 283 which is bound in. Additional points are as follows: the 1885 title page is not a cancel; the copyright page is dated 1884. Page 13 shows "Him and another Man" correctly listed on page 87. The 11th line from the bottom of page 57 is correctly written as "with the saw" instead of "with the was". The second "5" of "155" on page 155 is slightly larger. Page 283 is not a cancel but a corrected engraving. The fronticeportrait is tipped in with no tablecloth visible. (BAL 3415; Peter Parley to Penrod, pp. 75-76; McBride, pp. 92-121)

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        Solomon's Temple and Capitol, Ark of the Flood and Tabernacle or The Holy Houses of the Hebrew, Chaldee, Syriac, Samaritan, Septuagint, Coptic, and Itala Scriptures; Josephus, Talmud, and Rabbis

      Houghton, Mifflin and Company, The Riverside Press, Cambridge, Boston and New York 1885 - Small Elephant Folio. X, (4)198pp. Contemporary 3/4 morocco retaining original pebbled cloth boards, with gold lettering on black label, gilt ruling and blind-stamped tooling on spine. Top edge gilt. Vignette on title page. Remarkable study on Israel's holiest shrines, profusely illustrated with 42 full-page plates and 120 text-cuts, being photographic reproductions of the original drawings made by the author. Each full-page engraving is protected with a captioned page with blank verso. Includes index to plates and figures and Key to Abbreviations. Binding rubbed at pebbled cloth. Some age-toning and offsetting of title page, minor chips at foredge. Minor rubbing along top and foredge in margins of block. Binding and interior in overall very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Large Game Shooting in Thibet, the Himalayas, and Northern India

      Calcutta: Thacker, Spink, 1885. Third edition, revised and enlarged. Folding map and 30 full-page photogravure plates. vii, 237 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Original olive cloth, gilt, rebacked with spine laid down, internally fine. An expanded version of the initial printing of 1869, this massive volume combines the author's hunting adventures with the natural history of the game involved, illustrated with trophy heads in superb photogravure.

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        Autograph Note, signed, to an unknown recipient, an invitation to 5 o'clock tea

      [London, 1885. One page in ink. 3-1/2 x 5 inches. Matted and framed, with portrait of Wilde after Sarony's photograph. Address panel of an invitation to "5 o'clock tea," with Wilde's name and address at Grosvernor Square above: "Oscar Wilde 9, Charles St Grosvernor Square London" 9 Charles St was Wilde's address for several years until his marriage to Constance Lloyd in late 1884.

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        Izaak Walton: His Wallet Booke

      London: Field and Tuer, The Leadenhall Press; Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1885. First edition, one of 500 copies. Illustrated with hand-colored woodcuts throughout. 118 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Vellum spine and corners, gilt-stamped parchment sides with the original ties, printed linen pouches mounted to the pastedowns. Ink inscription on the title page, "Walter Heiberg in memory of the Woodstock days from his old friend and fellow disciple of [Izaak Walton, from title] Lawrence Amor 1942." Several newspaper clippings tipped to several of the blank leaves comprising the section for "Fysshe Stories". Vellum spines with small tear, parchment sides lifting from vellum, but overall a very good copy. 36 poems and posies extracted from the fifth edition of Walton's Angler of1676), presented with Crawhall's inimitable charm and whimsy. Very scarce on the market.

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        Hunting Trips of a Ranchman. Sketches of Sport on the Northern Cattle Plains

      New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1885. First edition. The Medora edition, no. 411 of 500 copies printed, June 1885. Illustrated with Japan proof impressions of four etchings by R. Swain Gifford and seven drawings by J. C. Beard; and 20 full-page illustrations by A. B. Frost, Fannie E. Gifford, Henry Sandham. xvi, 318 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Original brown cloth gilt, uncut edges. A clean, solid copy with faintest traces of wear at extremities. Some toning to front endsheets and half title. Very good plus.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Lawn Tennis as a Game of Skill With Latest Revised Laws as Played by the the Best Clubs Edited by Richard D Sears

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1885. First American edition. Pp. 90, [6, ads]. 1 vols. 12mo. Light blue pictorial cloth. Ex-library with engraved bookplate, embossed stamp in title page margin, pocket on back pastedown, paper label at head of spine. Attractive, internally clean, very good plus.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Literary Landmarks of London

      1885. London has no Associations so Interesting as those Connected with its Literary Men"Extra-Illustrated and Extended to Two VolumesHUTTON, Laurence. Literary Landmarks of London. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1885. Extra Illustrated and extended to two octavo volumes (7 9/16 x 4 7/8 inches; 193 x 124 mm.). [x], 1-196; 197-361, [1 blank] pp. Two additional title-pages inserted. With one hundred engraved plates, mostly eighteenth and nineteenth century portraits. Handsomely bound by J. Larkins ca. 1885 (stamp signed on front turn-ins) in full dark blue crushed levant morocco. Covers decoratively ruled in gilt, spines with five raised bands, elaborately decorated and lettered in gilt, gilt board edges, elaborate gilt turn-ins, top edges gilt. A fine set."London has no associations so interesting as those connected with its literary men. To the cultivated reader the Temple owes its greatest charm to the fact that it was the birthplace of Lamb, the home of Fielding, and that it contains Goldsmith's grave. Addison and Steele have hallowed the now unholy precincts of Charter House Square and Covent Garden; the shade of Chatterton still haunts Shoe Lane; Fleet Street, to this day echoes with the ponderous tread of Dr. Johnson; and the modest dwelling that was once Will's Coffee House is of far more interest now than all that is left of the royal palaces of Whitehall and St. James…" (Introduction).Little is known about the London firm of Jeremiah Larkins other than the firm was started in 1879 and from 1881-1885 operated from 9 Brooke Street, Holborn, EC, then from 1886-1891 from 21 Charles Street, Hatton Garden, EC., and from 1892-1899 from 23 Charles Street, Hatton Garden, EC.

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        A Saint-Lazare.

      Paris, Aristide Bruant, ohne Jahr (1885).. Ca. 35,5 x 35,5 cm (Buchformat). Halbleinenband der Zeit mit Rückentitel (Chansons du Chat Noir et autres).. Die erste Graphik von Toulouse-Lautrec [ca. 16 x 15 cm (Darstellung)], mit dem Anagramm "H. Treclau" signiert (Delteil 10). Es handelt sich hierbei um eine "gillotage" (Urzinkzeichnung), Delteil datiert sie 1885. Eingebunden in einem Sammelband mit 33 Liedtexten und Musiknoten, meist Einblattdrucken von Chansons für Yvette Guilbert und mehreren Chansons von Aristide Bruant. Teilweise papierbedingt gebräunt (auch die Grafik von Toulouse-Lautrec), Einband berieben.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rainer Schlicht]
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        Wien palogöl de Tüm Konsälöpa. - Wien palogöl de Teat Kutakaseda

      Wien, Heck, um 1885.. Chromolithografie nach L.E. Petrovits von Ad. Lenz bei Eduard Hölzl, Bildausschnitt 25,7 x 85,7 cm, Blattgr. 35 x 88 cm.. Nicht bei Nebehay-Wagner, nicht bei Paulusch, Ikonografie von Österreich. Großes Panorama von Wien, der Blick geht vom Rathaus in Richtung Innere Stadt betitelt in Volapük. In den 80er Jahren des 19. Jahrhunderts fand die von dem deutschen Pfarrer Johann Martin Schleyer entwickelte Plansprache Volapük weltweite Verbreitung und hatte im Jahre 1888 geschätzte 1-2 Millionen Anhänger, es gab Grammatiken, Lehrbücher, Zeitschriften und, wie hier vorgestellt, auch Ansichten. Dieses Blatt und sein Gegenstück (der Blick vom Burgtheater Richtung Vororte) sind wohl die einzigen bekannten Stadtansichten in Volapük. Auch wenn das Blatt in ähnlicher Art mit deutscher Beschriftung erschienen ist wurden hier alle Beschriftungen in Volapük übersetzt - links: "Stonabüken e Büken de Hölzel Eduard in Wien.", mittig: "Püb de Heck V.A. in Wien.", rechts: "Posbük nepedälöl"; von guter Erhaltung, sehr seltenes Blatt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
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        Lawn Tennis as a Game of Skill. With Latest Revised Laws as Played by the the Best Clubs ... Edited by Richard D. Sears

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1885. First American edition. Pp. 90, [6, ads]. 1 vols. 12mo. Light blue pictorial cloth. Ex-library with engraved bookplate, embossed stamp in title page margin, pocket on back pastedown, paper label at head of spine. Attractive, internally clean, very good plus.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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