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        The Complete Angler ?

      London: John C. Nimmo 14, King William Street Starnd, W.C., 1885. First Nimmo edition, Number 67 of only 120 copies for the English market. Extra-Illustrated with 50 steel plates, 6 original etchings, 2 portraits, 74 engravings on wood 10 handcolored engravings of flies. Printed by the Ballantyne Press. 1 vols. Thick 8vo. Contemporary navy blue morocco, spines emblematically stamped in gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers, a.e.g., by Zaehnsdorf. Booklabel of William M. Martin, Petersburg, Virginia. Handsome copy (tiny trace of scuff on spine). First Nimmo edition, Number 67 of only 120 copies for the English market. Extra-Illustrated with 50 steel plates, 6 original etchings, 2 portraits, 74 engravings on wood 10 handcolored engravings of flies. Printed by the Ballantyne Press. 1 vols. Thick 8vo. The publisher's note on the verso of the half title begins: "This extra-illustrated edition of 'The Compleat Angler' is specially designed for collectors of this famous work ... the illustrations consist of Fifty Steel Plates...Six Original Etchings and Two Portraits, as well as Seventy-four Engravings on wood by various eminent artists... " The publisher ends, almost casually, "To this is added Ten Steel Plates, coloured, representing 120 Flies, natural and artificial.".

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        "Gombo Zhebes. Little dictionary of Creole proverbs, selected from six Creole dialects. Translated into French and English, with notes…"

      New York: 1885. Will H. Coleman. "First edition, slim 8vo, pp. 5, [1], [5]-[42], [4] ads; original turquoise cloth stamped in gilt, black and silver; minor spotting, else very good. This copy enhanced by a presentation from the author, ""J. B. McCormick, Esq. with best wishes of Lafcadio Hearn. Sept. 8/86."" Also with a 40-word holograph correction in the text signed with initials by Hearn (in proverb 139, ""Gambette ous trouvé…""). Presentation copies of Hearn are very rare. There has only been one other inscribed copy of a Hearn title at auction in 40 years, and even that was 35 years ago.BAL 7914."

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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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        Through the Looking-Glass and what Alice Found There Fifty-sixth thousand

      London: MacMillan and Company, 1885. 8vo, [xii], [1]-224, [4] pp. Fifty illustrations by John Tenniel including frontispiece. Full green morocco extra, a Kelliegram binding with onlays in all four corners of both covers and a central onlay to each cover, all depicting characters from the book. Small splits in the joints top and bottom, endpapers a little soiled and book a bit tired, but a delightful and whimsical example of a Kelliegram. In an unlabeled cloth box. Later printing in a delightful binding even if a little worn. Kelliegram bindings on Alice titles are scarce -- only one example is currently (1/2015) available on line.

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Kleinere Schriften (3 Bände).

      Leipzig, Hirzel, 1885/88.. Gesammelt, durchgesehen und vermehrt. Mit 9 teils farbigen und gefalteten Tafeln, IV, 844 Seiten; 796 Seiten; VI, 662 Seiten, 1 Blatt, Halbleinenbände der Zeit, 24 x 15 cm,. Gutes Exemplar. Fleischer (1801 bis 1888) war einer der bedeutendsten Orientalisten des 19. Jahrhunderts, sein Hauptinteresse galt der arabischen Philologie. Er war Leiter des Lehrstuhls für Orientalische Sprachen Leipzig und Mitbegründer der "Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft ". Die vorliegenden "Kleineren Schriften" enthalten die Zusätzen bereicherten in Zeitschriften, in den Sitzungsberichten der Sächsischen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften u. a. zerstreuten Aufsätze und Abhandlungen, darunter seine berühmte "Kritische Durchmusterung von de Sacy's Grammaire arabe".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat H. Carlsen]
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        Stille Winkel. Storm, Heyse, Lenbach, Seibel, Menzel, Liszt, Ibsen, Boeklin, Ebers, Wagner. Mit begleitendem text von D. Duncker.

      Berlin, A.Hofmann & Comp., 1885. 28pp 11 chromolithographed plates, painted over in great romantic style, very colourfull, including gold & silber parts. All signed by Hermine von Preusschen. Pasted on thick darkbraun boards with gilt borders, small folio, origiginal ornaments & borders illustration, darkgreen cloth with gilt titles. Preuschen, Hermine von, Malerin, geb. 7. Aug. l854 zu Darmstadt, bildete sich drei Jahre lang bei Ferd. Keller in Karlsruhe und eignete sich unterdessen Leitung ein glänzendes, auf starke Wirkungen abzielendes Kolorit an, welches sie anfangs in Blumenstücken und Stillleben, später in großen symbolischallegorischen, aus unbelebten Gegenständen gebildeten Kompositionen erprobte, die sie »historische Stillleben« nannte. Nach Studienreisen, die sie nach Rom, Sizilien, Paris :c. führten, war sie eine Zeitlang in Ferlin thätig und nahm dann wieder ihr Wanderleben auf. Sie bereiste Belgien, Holland, Südfrankreich, Spanien, England und schlug ihr Atelier zeitweilig in Kopenhagen, Venedig, München und Nizza auf. - l882 vermählte sie sich mit dem Arzt Oswald Schmidt in München. Unter ihren historischen Stillleben sind die hervorragendsten: Nvotz Laec!i6!, das Lager der Cleopatra und Noi-8 im^ratol, welches wegen seiner symbolischen Bedeutung 1888 von der Berliner Kunstausstellung ausgeschlossen, aber dann durch Sonderausstellungen allgemein bekannt geworden ist. Ihre übrigen Hauptwerke sind: aus den Zentralhallen zu Paris, 15 Stillleben, 9 Panneaux aus Venedig, japanischer Frühling, römischer Herbst, Herbstzeitlosen u. Cinerarien. Eine Sammlung ihrer Kompositionen ist unter dem Titel: »Stille Winkel (Verl. 1885) erschienen. Sie hat auch ein Bändchen Gedichteunterdem Titel: »li^ina viwe« (Verl. 1887) herausgegeben.

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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        BRAZIL AND JAVA, Report On Coffee-culture In America, Asia And Africa, To H E The Minister Of The Colonies

      London, W. H. Allen & Co., 1885.. FIRST EDITION, 1885. 8vo, approximately 230 x 150 mm, 9 x 5¾ inches, 3 maps plus 2 large coloured maps at rear, frontispiece and 2 plates, 2 folding diagrams, pages: xii, 1-637, original publisher's brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine, original coated brown endpapers, edges untrimmed. Binding lightly rubbed, slight wear to head and tail of spine, corners bumped, blank endpapers foxed, frontispiece and title page have pale foxing, occasional foxing, pale browning to folds of coloured maps, bookseller's advertising label pasted to last pastedown, otherwise a very good copy. See: Rubens Borba de Moraes, Bibliographia Brasiliana, page 383, " This is a classic work for the study of the history of coffee in Brazil". MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        Brief mit eigenh. U.

      Wien, 20. VIII. 1885.. 1 S. 8vo. Gedruckter Briefkopf.. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "Mit Gegenwärtigem übersende ich Ihnen den Plan der Wohnung im I. Stocke No. 22 und 23 des Hauses I. Bez. Lobkowitzplatz No. I und sehe Ihren weiteren Mittheilungen entgegen". - Otto Wagner arbeitete 1884-1885 an dem Mietshaus am Lobkowitzplatz.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Report on the Post Office, Telegraph, and Observatory Departments

      Adelaide: E. Spiller, Government printer, 1885. Foolscap folio, v, 284pp., two maps; title-page a little chipped at fore-edge, otherwise a splendid copy in recent half crushed navy morocco with gilt lettering, by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. The overland telegraph - a major achievement. Splendid primary source for South Australian postal history, with much information on stamp printing, logistics, and mail organization. Of special interest are the chapters devoted to the overland telegraph line from Adelaide to Darwin (completed 1872), a crowning achievement of the South Australian Government. Accompanied by two maps, titled as follows:Circuit map of South Australian telegraph lines, folding lithograph.Map of South Australia showing the Telegraph Lines, 1884. Very large folding chromolithographic map with inset chart of telegraph trunk lines across the continent.From the collection of Dr. Robert Edwards, AO, beautifully preserved in an unusually fine binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        Treatise on Future Naval Battles, and How to Fight Them, and on other NavalTactical Subjects

      Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1885, - ELLIOT, George, Admiral Sir. A Treatise on Future Naval Battles , and How to Fight Them, and on other Naval Tactical Subjects. L: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1885. Pp 121, [9] leaves plates, [6] folding maps, 2folding litho. plates. Large 8vo, bevelled brown cloth, gilt to front and spine. Extremely detailed and prescient essays on, among other matters, theeffect of improvements in gunnery and armour plating on modern naval tactics, originally published in the Illustrated Naval and Military Magazine. Contents include: "Line-of-Battle Ships and Torpedo Vessels"; "Ram Attack andDefence"; "The Gun Attack and Defence in Fleet Actions"; "The Possession ofthe Suez Canal in Time of War"; "England's Exposed Position. Part I.- HomeDefences"; "England's Exposed Position. Part II.- Our Defences Abroad"; "Some Practical Remarks on Designs for Ships of War"; "The Personnel of the Navy"; "Cellular Deck Protection versus Side Armour". With handsome illustrations. Front inner hinge broken, rear hinge starting, rubbed with nicking to head and tail of spine and slight wear to front corners, cloth unevenly sunned, a few spots of soiling, nicking to fore-edge of one plate, else vg.700.00 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Doull, Bookseller (A.B.A.C.)]
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        A Child's Garden of Verses

      London: Longmans, Green, 1885. First edition.. Hardback. Small 8vo. (6.5 x 4.5 inches). pp.x, 101. Publisher's blue cloth gilt, bevelled edges, top edge gilt, others uncut. Cloth a little rubbed to boards and edges. Free endpapers browned. O/w contents clean and bright. Binding firm and square. Personal bookplate to front pastedown (Claude Goldsmid-Montefiore). First issue of the text (with no mention of the ?'Second Series?' in the list of the author?'s works), second issue of the binding (apostrophe sharp-edged, shaped like a 7, the word ?'OF?' the same font size as ?'A?', not smaller). A Very Good copy. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

      [Bookseller: John Taylor Books P.B.F.A.]
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        uvres Compl?tes de Moli?re

      Paris - Garnier Frres 1885 - A collection of the plays of the French dramatist Molire, with notes, biographical information, and the author's correspondances regarding the publication and performance of some of his productions. Containing some of his best-known works: Le Misanthrope (The Misanthrope), L'cole des femmes (The School for Wives), Tartuffe ou L'Imposteur, (Tartuffe or the Hypocrite), L'Avare (The Miser), Le Malade imaginaire (The Imaginary Invalid), and Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme (The Bourgeois Gentleman). Tenth edition. Collected by and with notes by Louis Moland. With thirty-three plates, collated complete, including two folded facsimiles of the author's letters. Complete in twelve volumes. Condition: In half-morocco bindings with marbled boards. Externally sound, with some marks to the boards (except volume VIII). Some light rubbing to the spines. Internally, firmly bound. Endpapers of Volume XI pasted together. Pages are very bright, with some scattered spotting. Some pages are unopened. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Child's Garden of Verses. First Edition.

      Longmans, Green and Co.,, London, 1885, - STEVENSON, Robert Louis. A Child’s Garden of Verses. London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1885. (Printed by Spottiswoode & Co., Printers, New-street Square, London, as per final leaf). First Edition. Pp. (6),[vii]-x,(2),[3]-101,(3). 8vo, peacock blue cloth with bevelled edges, gilt publishers decorationto front board, gilt lettering to spine, top edge gilt, fore- and bottom-edges untrimmed; housed in green cloth marble-backed jacket, housed in an elaborate gilt-decorated full brown leather solander case, gilt lettering andfive gilt tooled bands to spine of case. Prideaux, A Bibliography of theWorks of Robert Louis Stevenson, 14. Small bump to bottom front fore-corner, else very good in custom solander case. A very nice copy indeed. 4,000.00 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Doull, Bookseller (A.B.A.C.)]
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        A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1885. First edition. Very Good +. First issue with no mention of "Second Series" on advertisement page. Publisher's presentation copy, with publisher's blind-stamp to title page. Small octavo (6 1/4 x 4 3/16 inches; 158 x 105mm): [2], x, 101, [3 blank]. One of 1000 copies. Original blue cloth over beveled boards. Front cover stamped with gilt publisher's device. Spine ruled and lettered in gilt (normal apostrophe and "of" in smaller type, priority undetermined, however, it does appear that presentation copies have an apostrophe, rather than a "7"). Top-edge gilt, others uncut. Previous owner's inscription on half-title, end-papers toned. A Very Good+ to Near Fine copy. Stevenson's delightful and influential book of children's verse. He began writing poems for children in 1881, thirty-nine of which were collected in "Penny Whistles," of which there are only three known copies. Further poems were added between 1883 and 1885 resulting in this work: "the first sizable group of poems to capture a child's quality of imagination, sense of wonder and intense enjoyment of experience." Meigs 293-4. Beinecke 192-194. Prideaux, p 35, #14. Osborne II 662. Very Good +.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        Natives & Birch Bark Teepees in Forest Setting.

      Western Canada - [no date]. (Photograph) Very good. Original late 19th, early 20th Century Albumen Image. Image is 7" X 4". Original Albumen. Natives & Birch bark Teepees in Forest Setting. Photographer: Unidentified [Frederick Steele & Co.] [From an album of related images : See our other images: Prairie CPR 1885, Native Male & Teepees, Gathering at Teepee] Original late 19th, early 20th Century Albumen Image. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        Péché mortel

      First Edition. Bound in full navy calico, flat spine decorated with an embossed floral pattern cold room as grief navy, double gilt fillet tail, contemporary binding. Precious autograph dedication signed by the author Guy de Maupassant: "... bright literary tribute sympathy ..." Alphonse Lemerre Paris 1885 12x19cm relié

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Modernités

      Edition featuring a fictional reference to second edition. Binding to bradel half percaline spinach, smooth back with a gold finial, double thread and date tail piece as garnet morocco, covers preserved contemporary binding signed Paul Vié. Precious and beautiful autograph signed by the author Alphonse Daudet: "... who do not read much to the chagrin of the author few bad intentions towards Modern, useless and hopeless tribute ...". Buffer of Daudet library on the first page. Very nice copy well established in a discrete binding Vié Paul. Giraud et Cie Paris 1885 12x19cm relié

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        Bel-ami

      First edition, one of 200 numbered copies on Holland, only large papiers.Reliure half morocco old rose with corners, back slightly past without gravity on five bands set with gold dots and adorned with golden double boxes decorated with floral patterns inlaid with gold brown morocco set petals, as part of morocco olive, author name morocco blue-gray, when golden tail, gilt frame on flat marbled paper, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, a dull corner, covers preserved, gilt-head witnesses, elegant binding time Bretault.Rare signed copy of the masterpiece of Guy de Maupassant pleasantly established mosaic contemporary binding. Victor-Havard Paris 1885 13x19,5cm relié

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        Historia de la literatura y del arte dramático en España / Traducida directamente del alemán al castellano, por Eduardo de Mier. 5 Tomos.

      Tamaño: 11 x 17,5. Encuadernación media piel de época con hierros decorativos y rotulación en lomo. Colección de Escritores Catellanos. Obra completa. Esta primera edición se editó entre los años 1885 y 1887. Tomo I: 490 pp.; Tomo II: 474 pp.; Tomo III: 500 pp.; Tomo IV: 494 pp.; Tomo V: 434 pp. El tomo 1º con 1 retrato del autor grabado al cobre. Muy buen ejemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: La Luna de Os Navás]
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        Memorial Edition of Thomas Bewick's Works: A History of British Birds (2 vols); Fables of Aesop; A General History of Quadrapeds; A Memoir of Thomas Bewick

      Bernard Quaritch. Hardcover. B007HR6LNY 1875-1877 Bernard Quaritch. The complete 5 volume set of the Memorial Edition of Thomas Bewick's works. Printed in a Limited Edition of 750 copies signed and hand-numbered by Bernard Quaritch, this being copy #287. Size: 8vo. Illustrated with woodcuts by Bewick. Each volume is bound in the original half brown leather boards, with cloth brown covers. The set is in attractive exterior condition, with minor interior flaws including stamps on the endpapers from the previous owner and small bookplates affixed to the marbled front paste down endpapers by an additional owner (a noted printer). The front hinge of Volume I is starting. The rear cover of Volume IV is slightly scuffed and soiled. The texts are unmarked and the bindings are sturdy. 100% satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely and with delivery confirmation. Due to the heavy and/or oversized nature of this book, International Shipping will incur an additional charge. . Very Good. 1885-01-01. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: Kristian Strom, Bookseller]
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        Dictionnaire de La Langue Nahuatl ou Mexicaine rédigé d'après les documnets imprimés et manuscrits les plus authentiques et précédé d'une introduction. (Nahuatl Dictionary)

      Later but fairly contemporary 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 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Marijana Dworski Books]
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        NOMBRES GEOGRAFICOS DE MEXICO CATALOGO ALFABETICO DE LOS NOMBRES DE LUGAR PERTENECIENTES AL IDIOMA "NAHUATL "

      Mexico: Oficina Tip. de la Secretaria de Fomento, 1885. Two volumes bound in one. 260 pages, plus an atlas with two title-pages and 39 colored plates. 11 1/4 x 8 inches. Calf backed boards. A fine, bright copy. A place name book for pre-Columbian Mexico. The 462 hieroglyphs were extracted mainly from the Codex Mendoza. Each is pictured in the text and has an explanation of the location the glyph was meant to describe.

      [Bookseller: Margolis & Moss ABAA/ILAB]
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        Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

      Charles L. Webster & Company, New York 1885 - First Edition, First Printing with ALL the major important First Issue points. "Him and another Man" is listed at page 88 instead of 87, on page 57, the eleventh line from the bottom reads "with the was" page 155 with the missing 5, the portrait frontispiece has "heliotype" imprint and the cloth table is present underneath the bust, the title page has the 1885 date with 1884 printed on the copyright page, p.9 the heading for Chapter 6 reads "Decided" later corrected to "Decides" p.143 "I" in "Col." and missing the "b" in "body" on line 7. The book is bound in the ORIGINAL green cloth from the publisher. The binding is tight, with NO cocking or leaning, with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean, with light discoloration. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a beautiful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Japanese Fairy Tale Series, Numbers 1 - 8

      Tokyo: Kobunsha, No. 2, Minami Seagicho circa 1885. The first 8 in the series, all but the first two apparently first editions, all with titles on front wrappers in phonetic Japanese rather than being translated into English. English text within. All on plain paper (i.e. not crepe) all illustrated on front wrappers and within with coloured woodblock illustrations, double folded sheets, spines not covered, stab tied with silk cord. Each 7 1/4 x 5 inches. Some corners bumped, some light dust marking, overall good. The eight titles are:No. 1. Momotaro (Momotaro or Little Peachling). 2nd edition [circa 1886].No. 2. Shitakiri Suzume (The Tongue Cut Sparrow). 2nd edition [circa 1886].No. 3. Saru-Kani Kassen (Battle of the Monkey & The Crab). [1885].No. 4. Hanasaki Jiji (The Old Man who made the Dead Trees Blossem). [1885].No. 5. Kachi-Kachi Yama (Kachi-Kachi Mountain). [1885].No. 6. Nedzumi no Yome-Iri (The Mouse's Wedding). [1885].No. 7. Kobutori (The Old Man & the Devils). [circa 1886].No. 8. Urashima (The Fisher-Boy Urashima). [circa 1886].

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        Catalogue of the Valuable Collection of Pictures, Works of Art, and Decorative Objects, of Christopher Beckett Denison, Esq

      London - Printed by William Clowes and Sons, 1885 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The scarce auction catalogue of the art collection of thisBritish colonial administrator and Conservative politician. Comprising the first, second and third portions of the sale, held in June 1885 by Messrs. Christie, Manson and Woods, at 8 King Street, St James's Square, London. Featuring a number of mounted photographic plates. Condition: Bound in paper covered boards. Externally, worn, with tidemarks. Rear board detached but present, with backstrip missing. Front joint cracked. Internally, loose and strained in places, with one plate detached but present, and p277 through to rear held by one cord only. Slight browning, with occasional marks. Some edge-wear to pages. Marginal inkprices and numbersto pages and plates. Overall: FAIR..

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        Der Zentral-Vieh- und Schlachthof zu Berlin, Seine baulichen Anlagen und Betriebs-Einrichtungen, Mit 20 Tafeln und zahlreichen in den Text gedruckten Holzschnitten,

      Springer, Berlin, 1885 - EA, Berlin, Springer 1885, 39x28 cm, 76 S., privates HLwd., gut erhalten [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Rüger]
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        Europas Kolonien (in 5 Bänden), Band 1: West-Afrika vom Senegal zum Kamerun. Nach den neuesten Quellen geschildert, mit 120 Abbildungen und 14 Karten, Band 2: Das Kongogebiet und seine Nachbarländer, mit 109 Abbildungen und 5 Karten, Band 3: Ost-Afrika und das Seeengebiet, mit 80 Abbildungen und 4 Karten, Band 4: Süd-Afrika bis zum Sambesi und Kap Frio, mit 69 Abbildungen und 6 Karten und Plänen, Band 5: Die Deutschen in der Südsee : ein Beitrag zur Geschichte deutschen Handels und deutscher Kolonisation, mit 78 Abbildungen und 6 Karten sowie einem Gesamtregister aller 5 Bände,

      Leipzig, Greßner & Schramm, [1885].. Original-Ausgabe, 5 Bände (komplett) mit insgesamt über 1200 Seiten, 22x31, rote illustriertes und blindgeprägtes O Ln mit Goldprägebeschriftung und marmoriertem Voll-Schnitt,. SCHÖNE EXEMPLARE ohne nennenswerte Mängel, lediglich das Papier altersgemäß gebräunt

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Im Baldreit]
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        Europas Kolonien. 5 Bände.

      Leipzig, Gretzner & Schramm, 1885-1886.. 30 x 23 cm. 232; 240; 240; 240; 243 Seiten. Mit 33 Karten und 456 teils großformatigen Textholzstichen. Reich illustrierte Original-Leinenbände mit goldgeprägten Deckeltiteln.. 1. Ausgabe. - Kainbacher 1, 117. - Umfangreiches und reich illustriertes Werk, bestehend aus folgenden Bänden: Band 1: West-Afrika vom Senegal zum Kamerun - Band 2: Das Kongogebiet und seine Nachbarländer - Band 3: Ost-Afrika und das Seengebiet - Band 4: Süd-Afrika bis zum Sambesi und Kap Frio - Band 5: Die Deutschen in der Südsee (Band 5 mit dem Gesamtregister). - Untere Kapitale etwas bestoßen, Band 2 oberes Kapital mit kleiner Fehlstelle, vollständiges, innen gutes Exemplar.

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        Afrika Hand-Lexikon. Ein Nachschlagebuch für Jedermann. 3 Bände.

      Leipzig, Gressner & Schramm, 1885.. 3 Bände. Illustriertes, rotes, schwarzgeprägtes Originalleinen, 8°, iv, 1344 Seiten (durchgehend paginiert). Mit 203 Holzschnittabbildungen im Text und 16 teils doppelblattgroßen Kartenskizzen. Marmorierter Schitt. Einbände nur leicht berieben, Rücken etwas aufgehellt, Seiten fest gebunden und fleckenlos. Guter Zustand. Detailliertes Fachlexikon mit umfangreichem dokumentativem Informationsmateria und zahlreichen Abbildungen..

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        1550 Telegraph Construction Camp West Coast Road, New Zealand [PHOTOGRAPH]

      Burton Brothers: Dunedin, c.1885 Original signed, titled and numbered albumen print (204mm x 138mm), mounted on card (285mm x 215mm). Catalogs: Burton Brothers, New Zealand, Photograph, Photography,

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        La pêche et les poissons. Nouveau Dictionnaire Général des Pêches

      - Paris, Librairie Ch. Delagrave, 1885. Fort volume grand In-8, demi-chagrin, dos à nerfs, 859 p. Rousseurs. Petites usures sur les coiffes. Ce très bel ouvrage sur la pêche et les poissons est illustré de 1054 figures en noir dans le texte et 48 planches h.-texte lithographiées en couleurs réhaussées et gommées. Préface par Aug. Duméril. Ancien élève de l’école impériale forestière. L’auteur a voulu faire un travail de référence. Son ouvrage recense toutes les connaissances sur le sujet : un état de la pêche à la fin du 19 éme siécle. Gaidy p. 301.

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        De la Convention dans la Tragedie Classique et dans le Drame Romantique

      Paris - Libraire Hachette, 1885 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A scarceand presumed first editionof this nineteenth-century study of theatre. First Edition. 'Of the Convention in the Classic Tragedy and in the Romantic Drama'. In a Lycee d'Aix binding. Maurice Souriau was formerly lecturer at the Faculty of Arts, Caen. Condition: Rebacked in leather with the original cloth boards. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. Slight fading to the boards. Front hinge strained. Internally, generally firmly bound although slightly strained in places. Age toning to the endpapers but otherwise generally clean with just the occasional spot or mark. Ink signature of H. Howard Beker to first blank. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Billroth II - Zur Casuitistik und Statistik der Magenresectionen und Gastroenterostomieen (pp.616-625, Tafel IX, Fig.6,7,8).

      . Arch. klin. Chir., 32. - Berlin, August Hirschwald, 1885, 8°, VI, 1003 pp., 1 Curventafel, Holzschnitte, 12 lith. Tafeln, Halbledereinband der Zeit.. Billroth II pylorectomy, reported by von Viktor von Hacker (1952-1933). - Garrison & Morton No.3483 (Verh. dtsch. Ges. Chir., 1885)

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        Memorial Edition of Thomas Bewick's Works. British Birds. History of Quadrupeds. Aesop's Fables. Memoir.

      Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Printed by R. Ward and Sons for Bernard Quaritch. London 1885 - Limited edition, no. 247 of 750 sets, signed by Bernard Quaritch, 5 volumes, royal 8vo. Numerous illustrations, marbled endpapers, some foxing to front and rear blanks, contemporary inscription in volume I. Original publisher's half morocco, t.e.g., spine with gilt titles and vignettes, light wear to a couple of corners, some other minor rubbing, overall a handsome set.

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        Pen-and-ink Drawing, captioned "Caleb's courtship / Eunice Stout", signed ("A. B. Frost")

      N.p., n.d. [ca. 1885?]. Image size, 6 x 5 in. One a sheet measuring 13-1/2 x 10 inches. Some soilng and staining, mostly marginal, and two small, light stains within image. Framed and glazed . A delicate, lightly-inked drawing of a young woman, standing at a kitchen table, stirring the ingredients of a large bowl, beside which sit a jug and an opened bag. She is dressed simply, in a blouse and skirt, and wears a large sun-bonnet. Her face is in repose, and the skill of the artist has invested the drawing with a sense of gentle calm. In the lower right corner, there is a pencilled note "Reduced to 2/3 col wide Mag. pro.", from which we may infer that this is an illustration for a piece of magazine fiction, but we have been unable to trace which one. To judge from the Frost watercolor, "The Candlestick Girl", reproduced in Henry M. Reed's The A.B. Frost Book, in which "the model in this painting is thought to be Miss Emily Phillips who shortly after this painting was completed became Mrs. A.B. Frost" (p. 19), this drawing is also of the artist's wife -- the resemblance is unmistakable, the drawing showing the young woman's face in considerably greater detail. Emily Louise Levis Phillips came from a prominent Philadelphia family; she studied art in Germany and was an artist of no small skill. She was born in 1852, one year and two days after the birth of her husband; they were married in 1883, and she died just six months after him, in 1928. A FINE, SENSITIVE DRAWING OF MAJOR ASSOCIATION INTEREST

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        Buchholzens in Italien

      Berlin - Freund and Jeckel, 1885 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A smart copy of this German adventure novel by Julius Stinde, featuring his popular Buchholzen family. In German. The first of the series Buchholzens in Italien (translated by HF Powell, 1887) appeared in 1883 and achieved an immense success. It was followed by Die Familie Buchholz in 1884 (translated by LD Schmitz, 1885); Frau Buchholz im Orient in 1888; Frau Wilhelmine (Der Familie Buchholz letzter Teil; translated by HF Powell, 1887) in 1886; Wilhelmine Buchholz Memoiren, in 1894; and Hotel Buchholz; Ausstellungserlebnisse der Frau Wilhelmine Buchholz, in 1896. Condition: In a decorative cloth binding. Externally, generally smart, with just some light bumping. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Etudes sur les Tragiques Grecs: Sophocle

      Paris- Librairie Hachette, 1885 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A late nineteenth century edition of Patin's study ofSophocles'tragedies. Bound in half-paper and marbled paper-covered boards, with a spine label and gilt lettering. Henri Joseph Guillaume Patin (1793-1876) was a French writer and translator from ancient Greek and Latin. Condition: The binding is firm. The front inner hinge is very slightly strained, but still good and firm. There is only slight wear to the extremities, with just sight discolouration. Internally the pageshave scattered foxing and mild browning to the page edges. With a small signature in ink on the front free endpaper. Overall the condition is very good..

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        The Violin

      London - Dulau and Co, 1885 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A smart history of the violin by George Hart. Illustrated throughout with numerous wood engravings from photographs of the works of Stradivari, Guaneri, Amati, and others. Popular edition. Condition: In a half straight-grained-morocco binding. Externally, quite smart, though with some light rubbing and a few marks. Pages are bright and clean, with just the odd spot. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        The Coaching Age

      Harris, Stanley. The Coaching Age. Illustrated by John Sturgess. London: Richard Bentley, 1885. 8vo. 468pp, 16 full page illus in sepia after Hanhart. Full red morocco, gilt rules with horseshoe ornaments in each color; Spine gilt, with raised bands and horseshoe and wreath ornaments in each panel. Fine copy. Bound by Riviere on front endpaper; Cornish brothers, Birminham for the dentelles.

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        Debates in the Houses of Legislature of South Australia (CONVOLUTE of 5 vols./ KONVOLUT aus 5 Bänden) - Second Session of the 11th Parliament (from June 4, 1885 to December 11, 1885)/ Third Session of the 11th Parliament (from May 27, 1886 to November 17, 1886)/ First and Second Sessions of the 12th Parliament (from June 2, 1887 to December 9, 1887 and from December 13, 1887 to December 17, 1887)/ First Session of the 14th Parliament (in 2 vols. cpl.) (From Thursday, June 8, 1893 to Saturday, December 23, 1893),

      Burden & Bonython; 1885 - 1893. - je Band ca. 1700 Seiten/ each vol. about 1700 pages; Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel.). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig/ berieben; Papier altersbedingt nachgedunkelt; Einband stellenweise leicht gelockert; Der Gesamtzustand ist ansonsten dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 5 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; ENGLISCH! Sprache: en Gewicht in Gramm: 7500

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        Debates in the Houses of Legislature of South Australia (CONVOLUTE of 5 vols./ KONVOLUT aus 5 Bänden) - Second Session of the 11th Parliament (from June 4, 1885 to December 11, 1885)/ Third Session of the 11th Parliament (from May 27, 1886 to November 17, 1886)/ First and Second Sessions of the 12th Parliament (from June 2, 1887 to December 9, 1887 and from December 13, 1887 to December 17, 1887)/ First Session of the 14th Parliament (in 2 vols. cpl.) (From Thursday, June 8, 1893 to Saturday, December 23, 1893)

      Burden & Bonython; 1885 - 1893.. je Band ca. 1700 Seiten/ each vol. about 1700 pages; gebundene Ausgabe/ bound;. Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig/ berieben; Papier altersbedingt nachgedunkelt; Einband stellenweise leicht gelockert; Der Gesamtzustand ist ansonsten dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 5 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; ENGLISCH!

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        Nine years in Nipon: Sketches of japanese life and manners.

      London, 1885 - , 1st edition. XII,304 p., illustrations, later halfcalf with raised bands and marbled boards (minor damp stain along top edge, a very attractive copy) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        BRAZIL AND JAVA, Report On Coffee - culture In America, Asia And Africa, To H.E. The Minister Of The Colonies...

      London, W. H. Allen & Co., 1885.FIRST EDITION, 1885. 8vo, approximately 230 x 150 mm, 9 x 5¾ inches, 3 maps plus 2 large coloured maps at rear, frontispiece and 2 plates, 2 folding diagrams, pages: xii, 1 - 637, original publisher's brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine, original coated brown endpapers, edges untrimmed. Binding lightly rubbed, slight wear to head and tail of spine, corners bumped, blank endpapers foxed, frontispiece and title page have pale foxing, occasional foxing, pale browning to folds of coloured maps, bookseller's advertising label pasted to last pastedown, otherwise a very good copy. See: Rubens Borba de Moraes, Bibliographia Brasiliana, page 383, " This is a classic work for the study of the history of coffee in Brazil". MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        La Décoration Arabe

      Paris: J. Savoy & Cie., , 1885. Décors Muraux - Plafonds - Mosaiques - Dallages - Boiseries - Vitraux - Étoffes - Tapis - Reliures - Faiences - Ornements Divers. Extraits du Grand Ouvrage l'Art Arabe … choisis, classés et arrangés par les Éditeurs. Folio. Original green cloth, title gilt to the spine. 85 chromolithographic plates mounted on stubs, 11 of them double-page - numbered as 2 - and 12 black and white, one double-page. A little rubbed at the extremities, endpapers browned, light browning throughout, and some foxing largely to the prelims, and first few plates, overall a very good copy. First edition of this separately-published selection of plates from Prisse's massive masterwork L'Art Arabe (1869-77). Archaeologist and architect Prisse, previously fêted for his work in Egypt, "fell lyrically in love with Arab art, the brilliant offspring of a Hellenistic West and Sassanian East united under Islam. Dazzled by its symmetry, its complex, exquisitely-wrought patterns, its unity within diversity, and its opulence, he longed to initiate his compatriots in the West … he wanted to inspire the artists and architects of his time with fresh ideas to counter 'the poverty of invention that so justly inflames those who profess to worship beauty'. Above all he wanted to stir the public to understand and appreciate the epoch whose art had graced a millennium and inspired the Renaissance. 'We affirm that not since the fall of the Roman Empire has there been a people more worthy of acquaintance, whether we direct our attention to the great men it has produced or contemplate the prodigious advances of the arts and sciences among the Arabs across several centuries" (Norton, "Prisse: A Portrait", in Aramco World, Volume 41, No.6, November/December, 1990).

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        HAND BOOK OF PRACTICAL GARDENING DESIGNED FOR CITY AND SUBURBAN RESIDENCES, AND COUNTRY SCHOOL-HOUSES, CONTAINING DESIGNS FOR LOTS AND GROUNDS, FROM A LOT 30 x 100 FEET TO A 40 ACRE PLOT

      Rochester: D.M. Dewey, Horticultural Books, 1885.. 96pp. plus sixteen chromolithographic plates and one uncolored lithographic plate. Original publisher's brown cloth, spine and front board gilt. Binding slightly soiled. Ownership stamp to head of titlepage. Text block beginning to spring, very light age toning. A good copy. The second edition, "enlarged and improved," of this thoroughly practical work aimed at "the plain, common- sense man" interested in both gaining personal pleasure and increasing the value of his real estate by planned landscaping. The plates in this edition are further captioned "Drawn for Elliott's Landscape Gardening." McGrath only lists the 1881 edition, but neither edition is in Bennett. McGRATH, p.192 (1881 ed). REESE, STAMPED WITH A NATIONAL CHARACTER 71 (1877 ed).

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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