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        L'Allemagne illustree. Geographie - Histoire - Administration - Statistique. Avec la Collaboration de M. Ch. Lassailly. Illustrations par Hubert Clerget. Cartes et plans graves par Erhard. Mit insgesamt ca. 300 Holzstichen, davon 95 ganzsseitig, und 100 doppelseitige Karten und Pläne.

      Paris, Jules Rouff & Cie 1885-88. 5 Bde + Atlas. 4°. Grünes Halbleder d. Zt. - Gutes, dekoratives Expl.!. Das Werk enthält eine Fülle von großformatigen Ansichten deutscher Städte. Hier vollständig vorliegend mit seperatem Atlasband!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat K. Schöneborn]
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        Orchids, The Royal Family of Plants; with Illustrations from Nature

      Boston: Lee and Shepard Publishers. 1885. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, 1885. Large quarto, gilt-decorated cloth hardcover, all edges gilt, 90 pp., illustrated with full-page full-color chromolithographs, clean unmarked text, Very Good copy, bookplate on the front pastedown, some straining and repair at the inner hinges, a bit of age-toning to some pages, some kind of purple discoloration to the spine- ends, rubbing and wear to the tips and edges of the covers, no dust jacket. Plates are gorgeous!

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        CARTE DE MADAGASCAR. Dressée par D. Roblet S.J., Missionnaire de Madagascar. Octobre 1885. Echelle au 1: 1.000.000.

      Hausermann 1885 Grandissima carta geografica a colori montata su tela, suddivisa in 12 parti - 4 per il Nord, 4 per il Centro, 4 per il Sud - ciascuna di cm. 30,6 x 47. Il tutto è riposto in un astuccio in tela. Ben conservata.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
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        The Cuneiform Inscriptions and the Old Testament / by Eberhard Schrader ; Translated from the Second Enlarged German Edition with an Introductory Preface by Owen C. Whitehouse - [Complete in 2 Volumes]

      London : Williams & Norgate, 1885-88, 1885, Hardback, First EditionFinely bound both in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a contrasting morocco gilt-blocked label. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. ; 1 pages; Physical desc. : 2 v : front. (fold. Map) ; 23 cm. Subject: Bible. O. T. - Criticism, interpretation, etc. Epic poetry, Assyro-Babylonian. Cuneiform writing & inscriptions. Series: Theological translation fund library ; v.14. Theol. Trans. Fund Libr. ; vol. 33, 38. [ Die Keilinschriften und das Alte Testament. English ]. Includes bibliographical footnotes and indexes.

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        Notarized copy of a loan by John D. Rockefeller to professor Telemachus T. Timayenis who had taught his children ? in 1888, Timayenis wrote the Anti-Semitic ?The Original Mr. Jacobs? stating that Rockefeller conforms to his Jewish stereotype ?Jews? and that ?the spirit of the Standard Oil Company is simply the spirit of the monopoly, of cruelty, of annihilation of all competitors, a spirit in fact such as manifests itself in the scandalous enterprises of the Jews??

      "Autograph Document Signed ?Edward Myers 1p, 7.75? x 9.75?. New York, July 28, 1885. Red Notary Seal affixed at lower left. Expertly mended on verso at folds. Attached by three brass prong fasteners to a Manuscript Document, 2p, 8? x 10?, separate sheets. Fine condition.In part, ?To all whom these presents shall come I, Edward Myers Notary Public, duly commissioned and sworn ... do hereby certify that the paper writing hereunto annexed, purporting to be a copy of an agreement made by T.T. Timayenis bearing date the 28th day of August 1884 is a true and correct copy...?Headed ?Copy.? In full, ?Whereas John D. Rockefeller has this day day loaned unto T.T. Timayenis the sum of Three Thousand Five Hundred (#3500.00) Dollars, now this witnessseth, that the said T.T. Timayenis for himself his heirs, administrators and assigns covenants and agrees to pay to the party first mentioned the said sum upon demand; and to pay interest on said sum at the rate of six per cent per annum, in semi annual payments until the said principal sum is paid. He further covenants and agrees to deliver unto the said John D. Rockefeller, as collateral security for said sum, his work, now in the hands of the publishers entitled ?Greece in the Times of Homer? the said work and all its avails to remain in the hands of said John D. Rockefeller and to be security for said sum with all the interest due thereon until full payment thereof...?Telemachus T. Timayenis (1853-1918) was a Greek-American professor, novelist, and playwright. He was a professor of classical Greek at the New York Hellenic Institute and the Chautauqua School of Languages in 1879 and taught Rockefeller?s children. Seven years later, he became the director of the New York School of Languages. In 1888, Timayenis left his academic work and established Minerva Publishing Company in New York, the first company in American to publish books critical of Jews. Timayenis authored three book on the Jews: ?The Original Mr. Jacobs: A Startling Exposé,? ??The American Jew: An Expose of His Career?,? and ?Judas Iscariot: An Old Type in a New Form.? In ?The American Jew,? Timayenis provided several illustrations showing physical characteristics on how one might identify a Jew.Jonathan D. Sarna writes in ?The ?Mythical Jew? and the ?Jew Next Door?? a chapter of ?Anti-Semitism in American History? edited by David A. Gerber (Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1986), that in ?The Original Mr. Jacobs,? Timayenis ?calls non-Jews who conform to his Jewish stereotype ?Jews,? evidence to the contrary notwithstanding: ?Has ever a man of observation asked himself the question: ?Is there any Jewish blood in the veins of John D. Rockefeller?? We do not hesitate to affirm from an intimate knowledge of the man, that if Rockefeller is not actually a Jew, he has many Jewish traits ... The spirit of the Standard Oil Company is simply the spirit of the monopoly, of cruelty, of annihilation of all competitors, a spirit in fact such as manifests itself in the scandalous enterprises of the Jews...?"

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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1885

      John Wisden & Co. 1885 - Twenty-second edition. Original paper wrappers, some wear to front wrapper with small area of surface loss. Tail of spine slightly chipped, partial ring marks to back wrapper, page edges foxed. A very good copy.

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        Ministère de l?Agriculture. Annales de l?Ecole Nationale d?Agriculture de Montpellier.1e Année 1884 à 1914 (Nouvelle série à partir de 1901), relié en 13 volumes.

      Camille Coulet 1885 - 1914, Montpellier, - nombreuses planches, graphiques, Cachet de bibliothèque. Demi-percaline verte, étiquette de titre et de cotation au dos. Bon état.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1885 - Wisden Rebound with covers some missing adverts

      1885 - Hi, This is an 1885 Rebound Wisden , rebound in reddish brown with gilt to spine and inside it has the original covers, however the rear cover is loose and may be from another book as the last 8 advert pages are missing to the rear.The covers are a bit worn but the book inside is nice.Please see the large pictures.More available on request.

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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1885. 22nd edition

      London John Wisden & Co 1885. G : in good condition without dust jacket as issued. Title page and prelims missing. Page edges browning 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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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1885 - Wisden Paperback, Restored Spine

      1885 - Hi, This is an 1885 Original Paperback Wisden, only the 22nd Edition, I have had the spine professionally enhanced and the covers and a couple of pages touched up.It is in good condition.The covers are not the best, they have had some repairs to the corner and some old tape marks can be seen and some over writing (all can be seen in the pictures) the bottom left corner of the rear cover is repaired too along with other parts of the book (please ask)

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        Med pensel och penna. En årsbok om svensk konst.

      Looström & Co, Stockholm, 1885. 4:o. (6), 72, (8) text s. + helsidesillustrationer med bl.a. originalgravyrer av A.T. Gellerstedt, Ragnar Haglund, Axel Hägg, Axel Tallberg och Anders Zorn. Trägravyrer af G Forsell och Thekla Lindeström. Vackert mycket gediget rött halvfranskt band med ryggdekor och marmorerat snitt (G Hedberg). Främre omslaget medbundet. Ryggen lite blekt samt främre pärmen delvis blekt (se bilden).. Enligt Hjert&Hjert kom Zorns etsning: Modellstudie 1884 (sign. i plåten) bara ut i denna upplaga och bara osignerad. Också "Rare" i samma katalog

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        Old Scottish Regimental Colours

      William Blackwood and Sons, London 1885 - 158pp. + plates. A series of superb plates of regimental colours plus histories. G : in good condition without dust jacket. Ex-lib, usual stamps and marks. Covers bumped and rubbed. Damage and loss to top of spine. Some marking and browning within [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        From Paris To Pekin Over Siberian Snows?Edited From The French By William Conn?

      London: W.Swan Sonnenschein And Co., 1885. First Edition of the English Translation, including an additional supplementary chapter. Narrative of a journey by sledge over the snows of European Russia and Siberia, by caravan through Mongolia, across the Gobi Desert and the Great Wall, and by mule palanquin through China to Pekin, made in 1873-74 by a French traveller. Nerhood 316. Cordier, Sinica, III 2139. 8vo. pp. xix, 428. with half-title. folding map & 15 plates (incl. frontis.). A nice copy in original brown & gilt-stamped pictorial cloth (occasional light foxing)

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        The Birds of Haiti and San Domingo.

      Boston: Estes and Lauriat, . First edition. 1885 - Pp. (2), 7-198; with 22 hand-colored plates and 1 monochrome map, 2 text-figures. Recent one-half straight-grained green morocco leather, spine with five raised bands titled in gilt on black leather and red leather labels in two compartments, over English pale green marbled boards with pale green endpapers (original printed green wrappers bound in at rear), 4to (287 x 225 cm). This volume provides the synonymy, description of plumage, and notes for each species. The hand-colored plates in this copy are particularly bright and clean. This work was issued in four parts dated 1844 (parts 1-3) and 1885 (part 4); the edition was limited to 300 copies only. There is no limitation page in the volume but the front wrapper of each part is labeled with a small red number of 291 (part 1), 245 (part 2), 168 (part 3) and 256 (part 4). Since the highest of these numbers is 291, it seems to confirm an edition of only 300 copies. The wrapper of part 1 has been slightly trimmed with no effect to the text. The title page bears the small name-stamp of ornithologist Ed N. Harrison. There are no other ownership marks of any kind. See also Fine Bird Books (1990), p. 87, Wood, p. 300 and Zimmer, p. 138. The rear side (verso) of some plates show a touch of faint foxing, all of the text and hand-colored plates are very bright and clean, the recent half-morocco binding is very attractive; a tight and clean copy in near fine condition.

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        Curiosités physiologiques. Les Hommes phénomènes : Force ; Agilité ; Adresse ; Hercules ; Coureurs ; Sauteurs ; Nageurs ; Plongeurs ; Gymnastes ; Equilibristes ; Disloqués ; Jongleurs ; Avaleurs de sabre ; Tireurs. Avec 62 gravures et deux planches hors t

      - P., Masson, (1885). In 8 percaline noire, rouge et or de l'éditeur, tranches dorées, 306 pp.

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        Der Glaube im Neuen Testament. Eine Untersuchung zur neutestamentlichen Theologie. [HANDEXEMPLAR SCHLATTERS]. Eine von der Haager Gesellschaft zur Vertheidigung der christlichen Religion gekrönte Preisschrift.

      Leiden, E.J.Brill, 1885.. Erste Ausgabe. Gross-Oktav. Durchschossenes Exemplar welches speziell für Schlatter in zwei Bände aufgeteilt wurde. Durchgehende Paginierung. Band I: V, 304 Seiten / Band II: Seiten 305 - 591. Privates Halbleder der Zeit. Rücken teilweise angebrochen. Exlibis Schlatters in beiden Bänden ("Er trägt alles durch das Wort seiner Kraft" - Dr.Adolf Schlatter). Das Werk voller umfangreicher Annotation in Schlatter's Hand. Einige wenige Annotationen in Stenographie.. Anlässlich eines Preisausschreibens legte Schlatter 1885 ein ca. 600 Seiten starkes Werk mit dem Titel "Der Glaube im Neuen Testament" vor, das bis in unsere Gegenwart in der theologischen Fachwelt hohes Ansehen genießt. Mit dieser Studie gelang ihm der wissenschaftliche Durchbruch, der 1888 zu seiner Ernennung zum außerordentlichen Professor durch die Universität Bern führte - die mit diesem Schachzug die Abwanderung ihres Kollegen aber nicht mehr verhindern konnte. 1888 folgte Schlatter einem Ruf an die Universität Greifswald auf den Lehrstuhl für Neues Testament. Zum prägenden Element in dieser Zeit wurde seine Freundschaft mit Hermann Cremer und dem dortigen Luthertum, das er als Reformierter zwar schätzen lernte, mit dem er sich später allerdings auch kritisch auseinandersetzte. Beide verstanden sich aufgrund des gemeinsamen Glaubens an Jesus Christus als Schrifttheologen, die sich eine Erneuerung der Theologie von der Vertiefung in die biblischen Schriften (hier besonders in deren Begrifflichkeiten) erhofften. Mit Cremer gemeinsam kämpfte Schlatter um eine wissenschaftliche Alternative zur damals bestimmenden theologischen Schule Albrecht Ritschls. Hier erhielt er sowohl den wissenschaftlichen Austausch im Kollegenkreis als auch die Hörerzahlen, die er sich immer ersehnt hatte. Seine Aufgabe sah er darin, die Studenten anzuleiten, die ängstliche Traditions- und Lehrerbindung hinter sich zu lassen und selbständige Erkenntnis zu pflegen. Dem folgte auch seine "Einleitung in die Bibel" für die Laienhand, in der er nach seiner Ansicht berechtigte Beobachtungen der historisch-kritischen Theologie (z. B. zur Pseudepigraphie) aufnahm und sich dem Ansinnen des "frommen Lügens" zur Sicherung der eigenen Anschauung über die Bibel verweigerte. Eine dreimonatige Reise nach Palästina 1891 vermehrte nicht nur Schlatters Kenntnisse des Heiligen Landes, sondern hatte eine für damalige Zeiten außerordentlich positive Einstellung zum Judentum sowie eine Warnung an die Kirche vor Antisemitismus sowie das Eingeständnis christlicher Schuld zur Folge.

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        OLD SCOTTISH REGIMENTAL COLOURS With Twenty-eight Coloured Plates and other illustrations

      Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood and Sons 1st edition first printing LIMITED NUMBERED COPY, 1885. Hardcover. Very Good. Chromolith plates with much use of gold and silver (28) + one lithograph plate + 4 text illustrations. Folio red blindstamped cloth gilt titled on cover and spine (damp marked along part of spine and hinge tips bit worn, corners bumped a few marks). Half title with copy number 223 +frontispiece +titlepage +dedication leaf + preface +contents +158pp including the very fine decorative colour plates on card not included in pagination.

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        Architektonische Rundschau. Skizzenblätter aus allen Gebieten der Baukunst. I - IX Jahrgang.

      J. Engelhorn, 1885 - 1901, Stuttgart, - Le prime 15 annate di questo magnifico periodico architettonico tedesco di fine Ottocento. 15 voll. in folio (400x300mm), ognuno dei quali contenente 12 fascicoli con 2 - 4 pp. di testo esplicativo preliminari e un centinaio di tavv. sciolte, sia in b.n. che a colori. I fascicoli, in brossura originale, con titolo in rosso e nero e vignette xilografiche ai piatti, sono contenuti entro cartelle cartonate con dorsi in tela rossa, legacci e riporto ai piatti di brossure originali di altre annate mancanti alla nostra raccolta. Le tavole sono così suddivise: 98 tavv. per la prima annata 96 tavv. per la seconda annata 74 tavv. per la terza annata (su 96 tavv. di cui si componeva l'annata all'origine). 96 tavv. per la quarta annata 96 tavv. per la quinta annata 91 tavv. (su 96) per la sesta annata 92 tavv. (su 96) per la settima annata 96 tavv. per l'ottava annata 96 tavv. per la nona annata 99 tavv. (su 100) per la decima annata 102 tavv. per l'undicesima annata 96 tavv. per la dodicesima annata 96 tavv. per la tredicesima annata 96 tavv. per la quattordicesima annata 96 tavv. per la quindicesima annata. Eccellente stato conservativo, salvo le suddette lacune iconografiche, pressoché inevitabili in una raccolta di simile mole. Pubblicità in seconda, terza e quarta di copertina delle brossure. Raccolta estremamente rara di questa rivista di architettura civile interamente curata da Eisenlohr (Nürtingen, 1851-Stoccarda, 1931) e dal suo associato Weigle, architetti in Stoccarda, autentica miniera per la conoscenza dell'evoluzione delle forme e degli stili dell'architettura tedesca. Cfr. Annette Schmidt, Ludwig Eisenlohr. Ein architektonischer Weg vom Historismus zur Moderne, Stuttgart, 2006. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gilibert Libreria Antiquaria (ILAB-LILA)]
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        6 eigenh. Br. mit U.

      Meist Wien, 1877-1885. - Zusammen 24 SS. (Qu.-)8vo. Schöne Briefe an eine namentlich nicht genannte Adressatin: "Alles ist besser gekommen als wir hoffen durften! Littrow hat sich sehr erholt, meine Mutter die Operation gut überstanden, leichter verwunden als das erste Mal [.]" (Br. v. 17. VIII. 1877). - "Soeben habe ich Ihre gütigen Zeilen erhalten, welche mir eine freundliche Gabe in Aussicht stellen, für welche ich Ihnen einstweilen den herzlichsten Dank sage, so wie auch für die nachsichtige Beurtheilung meines Aufsatzes in d. N[euen] Fr[eien] Presse, welcher nach meinem Dafürhalten durch Weglassung des Hauptstückes in einen unzusammenhängenden Nonsens verwandelt schien [.]" (Br. v. 23. X. 1880). - "Mit dem Alter lernt man erkennen, daß es keine positiven Tugenden und guten Eigenschaften gebe und daß Alles nach persönlichem Eindruck beurtheilt werde. Ob dieser Eindruck ein für mich günstiger - ob meine Erinnerung als Treue oder Zudringlichkeit Ihnen erscheine - das hängt nicht von mir sondern von dem Grade geneigten Wohlwollens oder gleichgiltiger Vergessenheit ab, in welchem ich auf dem Thermometer Ihrer Empfindungen stehe [.]" (Br. v. 16. III. 1885). - Häufig unter dem Namen Otto August veröffentlichend, erschienen Aufsätze (in der "Neuen Freien Presse", in "Westermanns Monatsheften"), Broschüren und kleinere Abhandlungen vornehmlich volkswirtschaftlich-sozialen Inhalts der streitbaren Autorin; unter ihrem eigenen Namen veröffentlichte sie "Aus dem persönlichen Verkehr mit Franz Grillparzer". [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Hardesty's Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia. Special Virginia Edition

      H. H. Hardesty Publ., New York 1885 - Good condition with spine issues but internally clean and tight. Massive work with enormous amount of textual and statistical data, biographies of all presidents to date, election vote counts since 1810, drawings of the signers of the Declaration of Independence w/bios, history of the Virginias and eminent Virginians, chronological tables of the battles of the civil war, history of Augusta County, VA where the f/o name on fep T Rush of Steele's Tavern are both listed (pps 419-420) along with price $15 ($330 in today's money) as book given to member of f/o's family also a prominent Virginian, 422pps total including 44 full page sketches, 12 scriptural maps in colour, full page, 72 copper plate colour maps mainly of American states, full pages, mostly f/o and bound so each can be removed easily for framing, a rare volume which comprises these many maps and sketches (with signatures of all presidents and signers), 15" x 11" (double for maps that fold out), a true treasure as other copies have far fewer maps and fewer pages. Book has attractive gold emblem design in middle of front cover; spine is missing and will be rebound shortly. Oversized and very heavy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Christmas Carol

      WALTER SCOTT, 1885. Hardcover. Fair/No Dustjacket. 1885. 197 pages. No dust jacket. Burgundy cloth with black and gilt lettering and gilt image. Illustrations by John Leech. Hinge crack at front endpaper with moderate foxing, tanning and handling marks over pages. Gilt trim along page edges. Sunning to spine with moderate rubbing and scuffing to spine ends and to corners. moderate rubbing along edges and over surfaces with marking over boards.

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      BOSTON: OLIVER DITSON & COMPANY, 1885. Book. Fair. Hardcover. TITLE: AMERICAN PIANO MUSIC COLLECTION BY EMINENT COMPOSERS 1885 AUTHOR: EMINENT COMPOSERS PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: OLIVER DITSON & COMPANY, BOSTON 1885 EDITION: First Edition assumed CATEGORY: Music, Education BINDING/COVER: Hardback without dust jacket COLOR: Red CONDITION: The outside is in good minus condition with the cloth on the spine starting to separate at the hinges and looks like there may have been an old glue repair. The first front free endpaper has almost been completely cut off (see second photo). Book is without marks or writings, pages are clean, and book is tight and sturdy. SIZE: 9 x 11 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 215 pages. Fair++/None dust jacket condition. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: STANDARD AND POPULAR PIANO PIECES. First Edition assumed. OLIVER DITSON & COMPANY, BOSTON 1885. THERE ARE NO OTHER COPIES OF THIS TITLE BY OLIVER & DITSON FOR SALE ON THE INTERNET AT THE TIME OF THIS RESEARCH!!! OTHER OLIVER & DITSON COPIES WITH SIMILAR NAMES FROM THE 1880s ARE SELLING IN THE $450 - $2000 RANGE ON THE INTERNET!!! COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid, books will ship immediately without email notification to customer (it's on the way), you are welcomed to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCodePrc 650 E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 006306 .

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      J. B. Lippincott, 1885, Hardcover, First Edition; First PrintingGood- in boards. Hinge has started. Crease to 2nd FEP. Some interior foxing and stain to page edges. Heavy chipping to boards at spine. Stains to boards. An extremely scarce collection of Hugo's poetry translated by William Shepard. Poems accompanied by illustrations, "printed from original blocks by special arrangement made with the publishers in Paris." Charles Landelle, H. Giacomelli, Barrias, Edouard Sain, G. Jacquet, Jules Lefebvre, Gabriel Ferrier, G. Courtois, Adrien Marie, A. Laurens & Eugene Medard. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall

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        Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyers's Comrade). Scene: The Mississippi Valley. Time: Forty to Fifty Years Ago. Charles L. Webster and Company, New York, 1885. 366 pp. With One Hundred and Seventy-Four Illustrations.

      1st American edition. New York 1885. (Charles L. Webster and Company ). Stor 8vo. 366 s. Rikt illustrert.. Dekorert originalt helsjirtingbind. I eske. Et meget velholdt og fint eksemplar

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        Novels: Sense & Sensibility; Emma; Pride & Prejudice; Mansfield Park; Northanger Abbey; bound together with Persuasion; A Memoir by her Nephew J. E. Austen Leigh, to which is added Lady Susan and fragments of two other unfinished tales

      London: Richard Bentley & Son, 1885-91. 7 volumes bound as 6, octavo (183 × 118 mm). Finely bound by Sotheran & Co., in green half morocco, titles to spine, onlaid red morocco flowers separated by raised bands, marbled boards, endpapers and edges. Engraved frontispieces. Bookplate to front pastedowns, the occasional minor blemish otherwise nice and clean, spines just a touch faded, an excellent set. A particularly attractive library set of the Bentley edition (originally published in 1833) of Austen's collected novels. The final volume in the set of J. E. Austen Leigh's A Memoir of his aunt Jane Austen, with added Austen's "Lady Susan" and fragments of two other unfinished tales, thus making the set, in effect, Austen's complete works.

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        Orchids the Royal Family of Plants, with illustrations from nature.

      London, John Slark, 1885. Large 4to. pp. 90, with 24 chromolithographed plates. Publisher's pictorial cloth, gilt edges. Nissen BBI, 1382. An attractively produced monograph on orchids. "The designs of the artists have been engraved on stone and reproduced in colours by the Hatch Lithographic Company of New York" (from the Introduction). A fine copy.

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        Memorial History of Boston including Suffolk County, Massachusetts 1630-1880 [Four Volume Set]

      James R. Osgood and Company, Boston 1885 - Quarto, Gilt lettered and decorated spines. 3/4 leather with marbled paper covered boards and marbled endpapers. Outside edges marbled. Leather bindings have a few scuffs. Deeper scuffs on the spines of three volumes. Very nice set overall. In Four Volumes. Volume One: The Early and Colonial Periods, Volume Two: The Provincial Period, Volume Three: The Revolutionary Period and The Last Hundred Years (part one), Volume Four: The Last Hundred Years (part two) and Special Topics. Illustrated with numerous maps and engraved plates. An extensive chronicle of the first two hundred and fifty years of the history of one of the most important cities in the northeastern United States. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Original Albumen Image of 10 Cree People, 1 White Man, "Red River Cart", & Decorated Teepee / Sweat Lodge. From an Album of Related Images Dated 1885

      Frederick Steele & Co., Western Canada - [no date]. (Photograph) Very good. Original 19th Century Albumen Image. Mounted on thin card 10 1/2" X 4 1/4" Image is 7 3/8" X 3 3/4". Original Albumen of 10 Cree People, 1 White Man, "Red River Cart", & Decorated Teepee / Sweat Lodge.From an album of related images dated 1885: Also see our images of Prairie CPR 1885, Teepees in Boreal Forest, Native Male & Teepees] Photographer: Steele & Co. 1880's. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        Schlesien - Eine Schilderung des Schlesierlandes. Komplett in 3 Bänden.

      Carl Flemming, Glogau o.J. [1885 - 1888].. 24,3 x 17 cm. Grüne Originalleinenbände mit goldgeprägten Einbandtiteln und reichhaltiger goldgeprägter Einbandverzierung. VIII, 384 (4) Seiten mit 46 Stahlstichen auf Tafeln und 51 Holzschnitten im Text / VIII, 410 (6) Seiten mit 29 Stahlstichen auf Tafeln und 55 Holzschnitten im Text / VIII, 415 Seiten mit 13 Stahlstichen auf Tafeln und 46 Holzschnitten im Text. Die Einbände nur leicht berieben, die Innenteile sauber. Vollständige, geprüfte Exemplare in gutem Gesamtzustand.. Auf dem Titelblatt von Bd. 1 sind 44 Stahlstiche genannt, im Tafelverzeichnis und im Buch finden sich jedoch 46 Stahlstiche. Ebenso in Band 2 ( 27 genannt, 29 enthalten) bzw. Band 3 (10 / 13 Stahlstiche). Auch die Anzahl der Holzschnitte weicht leicht ab. // Hauptkapitel 1: Bedeutung Schlesiens / Die Sudeten / Das Gesenke / Die Grafschaft Glatz / Der Glatzer Bauer / Das Waldenburger Gebirgsland / Das Riesengebirge / Das Isergebirge und das Lausitzer Gebirge // Bd.2: Das Boberthal / Das Katzbachthal / Das schlesische Schlachtfeld - Liegnitz / Die mittelschlesische oder zentrale Ackerebene / Breslau und seine Umgebung // Bd.3: Der Oberschlesische Industriebezirk / Das südöstliche Oberschlesien. Allgemeine Kulturzustände / Die Oder / Die schlesische Mundart / Die Jahresgebräuche der schlesischen Bauern. #GeoVit

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        Zichronoth, or, Reminiscences of a student of Jewish theology: written in Hebrew rhymed prose, and accompanied by an essay in English on "The rise and progress of Hebrew poetry in post-Biblical times" by the Rev. Dr. Chotzner, Author of "Humour and Irony of the Hebrew Bible" "The Songs of Mirza Schaffy in Hebrew", etc.

      David Nutt, London, Great Britain 1885 - BK774: English title page: Zichronoth, or, Reminiscences of a student of Jewish theology: written in Hebrew rhymed prose, and accompanied by an essay in English on "The rise and progress of Hebrew poetry in post-Biblical times" by the Rev. Dr. Chotzner, Author of "Humour and Irony of the Hebrew Bible" "The Songs of Mirza Schaffy in Hebrew", etc. 14 pages, including title page and preface, in English 86 pages, including the body of the work, in Hebrew. The Hebrew is vocalized. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      Société Générale de Librairie Catholique - Victor Palmé 1885 - RO40166539: 13 tomes d'env. 500-600 pages chacun (274 pages pour le tome XIII). Texte sur 2 colonnes. Etiquettes de code (et papier) collés sur les dos. Tampons de bibliothèque en pages de titre. Dos des IX premiers tomes fendus. Dos des tomes X-XIV recouverts de papier muet. Tome VI très abîmé, avec 1er plat, page de titre et 16 premières pages déchirés, avec manques importants. Quelques plats et cahiers se détachant. Très rare. Nouvelle édition avec des notes et éclaircissements d'après les derniers travaux. Tome XIII: Tables générales. In-4 Broché. Etat d'usage. Plats abîmés. Dos abîmé. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 270-Histoire et géographie de l'Eglise [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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

      Leipzig, Gressner & Schramm (1885).. 8°. Tit., IV S. (Vorwort v. Hermann Roskoschny), 480 S., Tit., Ss. 481-960; Tit., Ss. 961-1344. Mit 186 Holzschnittabb. (dav. 67 auf Tafelseiten, 40 doppelblattgroß u. 79 im Text) sowie 16 Karten (dav. 5 doppelblattgroß). Rote Orig.-Leinenbände mit kl. Deckelvign. sowie Tit. u. reichen Verz. in Schwarzpräg. Einbände berieben u. stellenw. fleckig; Rücken fachgerecht restauriert. Innen papierbedingt gebräunt.. Dinse I, 53. Umfangreiches Nachschlagewerk zu Ethnologie, Geschichte, Geographie sowie Fauna und Flora Afrikas. Enthält aber auch Afrika-Reisende und Entdecker. Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen illustriert, darunter diverse Landschaftsansichten, Angehörige verschiedener Volksstämme, Ethnographica und Porträts bedeutender Persönlichkeiten. "Ganz besonders willkommen erscheint aber ein solches Buch, wenn es .. in lexikalischer Form alles zusammenfasst, was bisher von unseren Besitzungen bekannt, aber in den einzelnen Reiseschilderungen zerstreut ist" (Vorw.).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker]
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        Original playbill for the P.T. Barnum's circus spectacle, featuring Jumbo

      Philadelphia: Merrihew Print, J. Spencer Smith, Chestnut Street, circa 1882, 1885. Original circus playbill measuring 395 x 142 mm, printed on both sides, split at central fold, very good condition. Barnum and Bailey bring Jumbo to Pennsylvania. Scarce and highly ephemeral playbill from the golden age of the Barnum and Bailey circus, featuring woodblocks of P.T. Barnum and Jumbo, as well as the Roman hippodrome races.A collision of different typefaces amidst four woodblocks, the playbill was printed locally to advertise the week of shows commencing 30 April. Jumbo was purchased from the London Zoo in 1882 and Barnum's partnership with fellow showman James Bailey ended in 1885, providing a three-year timeframe for the printing of this playbill (the three owners - Barnum, Bailey and Hutchinson - are clearly indicated).And what a spectacle it must have been, filling the broadmeadow below Dickinson street in Philadelphia. In addition to Jumbo the elephant, the playbill boasts a further another 29 trained elephants and no less than 10 giraffes. In fact, the circus boasted an entire zoological exhibition within its boundaries, here spruiked as "2 Mighty Menageries Containing every notable Wild Beast, Bird and Reptile known to Naturalists".The reverse of the handbill boasts the brilliant street parade, Roman hippodrome races and over 1000 rare and curious freaks. Of special interest is an "ethnological" exhibit including so called Aztecs, the last of the Montezumas, a wild girl, giants and midgets, and the wild man of Borneo. This bill proclaims the exorbitant costs of staging the circus, compared to the relatively modest admission price of 50 cents for adults and children half price.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        Die Schiffs- und Küstengeschütze der deutschen Marine.

      Berlin, Mittler, 1885.. VII, 290 Seiten mit 248 Holzschnitten im Text und 7 Steindrucktafeln. 23,5 x 16 cm, Halbleder der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung und Rückenschild.. Ausgeschiedenes Exemplar einer Garnisonsbibliothek mit Rückensignatur, Aufkleber auf Innendeckel und Stempeln. Sauber erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Mertens & Pomplun GbR (Versa]
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        Nombres Geograficos de Mexico (Catalogo Alfabetico)

      Oficina Tip de la Secreteria 1885 Mexico - Good to very good rebound in quarter morocco 1st Hardbound Quarto 2 Volumes in 1 Principally derived from the Codex Mendoza. [Palau 217586] 39 color plates, plus the two colored titles for the atlas. Tear to backstrip, worn at edges, interior a bit toned, some foxintg and offsetting to the plates. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Book Collector, Inc.]
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        Taubenracen. Illustriertes Handbuch zur Beurtheilung der Racen der Haustaube. Enthaltend die bis jetzt bekannten Farben-, Racen- und verschiedenen ausländischen Luxustauben.

      Vlg. Twietmeyer,, Leipzig, 1885 - (Erste Auflage). Leipzig, Vlg. Twietmeyer, (1885). Gr.-8° (24x16,5 cm). X S., 1 n.n. Bl. (Verzeichnis der Illustrationen), 82 S., 1 n.n. Bl. Inserate. Mit 24 Holzstich-Tafeln mit über 100 Abbildungen. OHLn. mit Deckelbild. Nissen ZBI, 749. - Möbes, Bibliographie der Tauben, S. 33. - Die extrem seltene Erstausgabe dieses Klassikers der deutschsprachigen Taubenliteratur aus der Feder des bekannten Tiermalers J. Bungartz. "Hofmaler Jean Bungartz malte als Kleintierkenner selbst die Bilder für seine verschiedenen Werke. Er hatte auch die Zeitschrift für Brieftaubenkunde redigiert." (Möbes). - (Einbd. fleckig, Vorderdeckel auch etwas wasserrandig. Kanten berieben, Ecken leicht bestossen. Vorsätze etwas braunfleckig, vorderer fliegender Vorsatz mit Stempel und hs. Besitzereintrag). - Innen gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE CONGO AND THE FOUNDING OF ITS FREE STATE [2 VOLUME SET] A Story of Work and Exploration

      New York: Harper & Brothers. Very Good-. 1885. Hardcover. Boards a bit sunned and lightly soiled. Volume I: Hinges cracked and map at rear loose but present. Internally NF including maps and with binding tight ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 528, 483 pages .

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        Notable South Australians; or, Colonists - Past and Present

      Adelaide: Carey, Page & Co, 1885. Octavo, three original photograph portraits of Sir.W.C.F.Robinson, Capt.S.W.Sweet and George Loyau; lithograph portraits & frontispiece and woodcut illustrated advertisements at the end; purple cloth, faded at the spine. Extra-illustrated with an original photograph of Samuel Sweet. Extra-illustrated with two photographic portraits, and inscribed by the author to the South Australian pastoralist John Howard Angas.Loyau was a journalist and author who arrived in Sydney in 1853, and spent several years in the inland as a jack-of-all-trades, before starting a long career in the newspapers around 1860. He moved to Adelaide in 1877, and his works are now regarded as good sources of local history.Known as a bit of a bibliographical curiosity, this is one of a handful of copies of this work with extra photographs, although none of these extra-illustrated copies seem to have the same suite of portraits. The edition was published with the photograph of the author Loyau, but the present copy also has photographs of Sir William Robinson, Governor of Western Australia, and of the naval officer and photographer Captain Samuel W. Sweet. The copy in the National Library described by Holden has three extra portraits (that of Robinson, but also two more of Whinham and Squarise). All of the photographs depict men whose biographies are included in the book, but it is still not exactly clear what Loyau had in mind when he was preparing these special presentation copies.

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        Panorama(OFotos) von Constantinopel(Istanbul) in 8 Teilen. Gesamtmaß: ca. 260 x40 cm. Fine panoramic view of Constantinople ( Istanbul Turkey). in 8 parts measuring about 260x40 cm albumen prints. Original photographs.

      ohne Ort und Verlagsangabe, ohne Jahr (um 1885).. 1. Aufl. 8 Fototafel als Leoporello in roter OHalbledermappe quer Gr.-8°, Blind- und Goldprägung auf beiden Einbanddeckel, Einband etwas fleckig und mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, Rückseiten der Tafeln leicht fingerfleckig, ansonsten gut.. G. Berggren war der Hofphotograf des Königs von Schweden. Diese Panorama entstand anläßlich des Besuch des Schwedischen Königs in Constaninopel im Jahre 1885.

      [Bookseller: Altstadt Antiquariat Goslar]
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        A plain and literal translation of the Arabian nights' entertainments. Now entituled: The book of a thousand nights and a night - with introduction, explanatory notes on the manners and customs of Moslem men.../ by Richard Burton ... (Truncated)

      [London] : Printed by the Burton club for private subscribers only, [1885-1888], 1885, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, Limited EditionFull Book Title: A plain and literal translation of the Arabian nights' entertainments. Now entituled: The book of a thousand nights and a night - with introduction, explanatory notes on the manners and customs of Moslem men.../ by Richard Burton [complete in 17 volumes]Limited edition of 1,000 numbered sets, of which this is no. 616. Good to very good copies in the original cloth. Title-printed spine labels, slightly edge-worn. Varying degrees of wear and fraying to the spine bands. Remains quite well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Physical description: 17 v. : fronts., plates. ; 24 cm.

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        Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant

      New York: Charles L. Webster & Co., 1885—6. 2 volumes, octavo. Publisher's de luxe brown half morocco, gilt medallic roundels to the boards, spine gilt in compartments, marbled edges and endpapers. Engraved portrait frontispiece, one etched plate and one folding facsimile in each volume, 47 full-page plan, folding map at the rear of Volume II. A few marks to boards otherwise a very good set. First edition. Mark Twain was resounding in his praise of Grant's prose: "this is the simple soldier, who, all untaught of the silken phrase-makers, linked words together with an art surpassing the art of the schools and put into them a something which will still bring to American ears, as long as America shall last, the roll of his vanished drums and the tread of his marching hosts." That Twain was essentially the publisher of the work should not entirely devalue his judgement. Grant's autobiography sold over 300,000 sets and has remained continually in print since its first appearance. Provenance: Lt. Col. Robert K. Scudder (1918-2011) served with distinction in the USAF during WWII and the Berlin Airlift and was highly decorated.

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        Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant

      Charles L. Webster, 1885, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine, A First Edition, First PrintingNear fine in beautiful recent full brown morocco, maroon and black spine blocks gilt titling. A beautiful copy in two volumes, Book

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        Die Bedeutung der Zellenkerne fur die Vorgange der Vererbung

      Leipzig, Zeitschrift fur Wissensch. Zoologie, 1885, Vol. 8, 46 pages. PAPERBACK. Very good condition. First separate edition. Offprint. Original wrappers. Some foxing to front and back cover.* Garrison and Morton 231 "Along with Roux, Kolliker stated that hereditary characters were transmitted by the cell nucleus" Inscribed presentation copy "from the writer" Rare books make Fine Gifts. Shipped in new box. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Very Good.

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        Robin Hood: a Collection of all the Ancient Poems, Songs and Ballads, Now Extant, Relative to That Celebrated English Outlaw. to Which Are Prefixed Historical Anecdotes of His Life by Joseph Ritson; with Eighty Wood Engravings by ... (Truncated)

      London, J. C. Nimmo, 1885, Hardback, 1st Edition in this formFull Book Title: Robin Hood: a Collection of all the Ancient Poems, Songs and Ballads, Now Extant, Relative to That Celebrated English Outlaw. to Which Are Prefixed Historical Anecdotes of His Life by Joseph Ritson; with Eighty Wood Engravings by Bewick.... . ..printed on China Paper, Also Nine Etchins from Original Paintings by A. H. Tourrier and E. BuckmanContemporary gilt-blocked vellum-backed green boards. Armorial motif in gilt to the front panel. Edges slightly dulled and dust-toned. Scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. ; 400 pages; Plates tissue-guarded; others mounted. Subjects: Robin Hood (Legendary character) --Poetry. Ballads, English--England--Texts. Songs, English--England--Texts. Outlaws--Poetry. Number 85 of a limited print of 300 only.

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        Art Of Pyrotechny: Being Comprehensive And Practical Instructions for The Manufacture Of Fireworks, Specially Designed For The Use Of Amateurs [FIRST EDITION]

      The Bazaar, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First EditionBook is undated but publisher's catalogue to rear is 'No. 3 - 1885' I have been unable to trace any reprints so can only assume the original sheets were bound up as required with the latest publisher's catalogue, in this case in 1885. Contents: Chapter I. Rockets II. Roman Candles III. Gerbs And Jets Of Chinese Sparkling And Brilliant Fires IV. Wheel Cases And Small Wheels V. Case Colours For Wheels VI. Brilliant White And Coloured Bengal Fires VII.Lances And Lace Work VIII. Saxons? Plain, Brilliant, And Illuminated IX. Mines Of Crackers, Serpents, And Stars X. Tourbillions, Plain And Brilliant XI. Shells And The Mortars From Which They Are Fired XII. Compound Fireworks And Set Pieces. Book - in Good maroon boards with gilt lettering and small gilt illustration to the front board - some mottling and marking to the boards and slight fading to the spine and gilt lettering although still bright and distinct, slight bumping to the extreme corners and extreme ends of the spine. Contents, clean, bright and tightly bound. An attractive copy of this scarce, classic work on the subject of Fireworks by the acknowledged master of the art in England at this time, in original binding. Size: 7.75 inches tall by 5 inches. 148 pages which includes an index & a 32 page catalogue to rear. With a full page line drawing frontispiece and 170 other diagrams and drawings in the text plus beautifully illustrated 32 page publisher's catalogue to rear.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 201-750 grams. Category: Science & Technology; Inventory No: 8356.

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