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        Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

      New York: Charles L. Webster and Company 1885 - Illustrated with 174 illustrations by Edward Windsor Kemble. First edition, with many of the first issue points, including: cancel title leaf with the copyright notice dated 1884 (second state), the illustration "Him and Another Man" listed as page 88 on page 13, "with the was" on page 57, page 283 in the third state with a straight fly on a cancel leaf, third state page 155 with the final five larger than the first, page 161 lacking the signature mark, leaf 238 pasted under the terminal endpaper, frontispiece in the second state with no tablecloth visible and with Heliotype Printing Company imprint. Publisher's decorative green cloth, with an illustration of Huck Finn to the front panel in green and gilt, lettered in green and gilt, pale peach endpapers. Near fine, with some light wear and rubbing to the extremities, mostly to bottom edge, bright spine, clean boards, minor split to the paper hinge inside the front cover, binding sturdy and hinges secure, former owners' inscriptions to the front pastedown, a few faint spots to the page edges, else fine. Overall, a fresh and sturdy unsophisticated copy. Housed in a custom black moiré slipcase. BAL 3415. This copy of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is one of the first American editions issued in a green cloth binding. Other bindings for this title include blue cloth, library (sheep) binding, and deluxe (half morocco) binding. While most copies of Huckleberry Finn in all binding variants have a third state title leaf, as "no copy of the published book has been seen, or reported, with the copyright notice dated 1885," this copy has the second-state title page - a cancel leaf that preceded the third-state conjugate leaf, indicating that it may be an earlier issue than the copies with the title leaf in the third state. Additionally, this cloth bound copy contains the definitive issue points on pages 13 and 57, as well as nearly all of the issue points found in cloth copies, with the exceptions of pages 155 and 283; notably, page 283 is usually found in the third state in cloth bindings, and the uncorrected illustration with the curved fly is found almost exclusively in the sheep-bound copies and BAL notes that "no examined copy of the published book has the defaced plate" indicative of the second state. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a pseudo companion novel to Twain's highly successful Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876); although both are set in the antebellum South, Tom Sawyer is the tale of a young boy's mischievous adventures, while Huckleberry Finn involves a disenfranchised youth's moral dilemmas about social conflict. Huckleberry Finn is a youth who runs away from his alcoholic father and befriends Jim, a run-away African-American slave seeking freedom in the North. The dialog of the text features local dialects drawn from Twain's experiences living in the South. When it was first published in the United States in 1885, Huckleberry Finn was highly scrutinized and was banned by several libraries. Interestingly, the text was banned not for its saturation of racist vocabulary and prejudiced world-views, but for its depiction of criminal, lower class white Americans. Although it continued to be challenged in the 20th century for its depiction and treatment of African-Americans, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn remains one of the Great American Novels. Indeed, Ernest Hemingway proclaimed that it was the beginning of American literature: "There was nothing before. There has been nothing as good since." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        TROIE

      LIBRAIRIE FIRMIN-DIDOT, Paris 1885 - TROIE ( O ILIOS), LA MONUMENTAL OBRA DE HENRI SCHLIEMANN, QUE DESCRIBE, DETALLANDO MINUCIOSAMENTE, EL DESCUBRIMIENTO Y RELEVAMIENTO DE LA CIUDAD DE TROYA, CÉLEBRE POR LA GUERRA ACONTECIDA ALLI, LA CUAL INSPIRO AL INMORTAL HOMERO. ES UNA EDICION DE LUJO, EN FRANCES, QUE ENGALANA CUALQUIER BIBLIOTECA PRIVADA O INSTITUCIONAL. REALIZADA EN TAPAS DURAS Y ESTAMPADAS AL ORO, CON LOMO DE PIEL. TIENE FORMATO 29 X 22 X 7,5 CM. CONSTA DE 1070 PAGINAS, 2000 GRABADOS, 8 PLANOS Y DOS MAPAS. EN EL TEXTO Y LOS GRABADOS PODRA ENTERARSE QUE LA CIUDADELA NO MEDIA MUCHO MAS DE 130 MTS DE LADO Y QUE LA CRUZ SVASTIKA ADORNABA GENERALMENTE LAS VASIJAS Y OTROS UTENSILIOS. UNA EXCELENTE TERMINACION AL PAN DE ORO EN LOS CANTOS, LOS CUALES ESTAN PERFECTOS Y CON FORMA EN U, REMATAN ESTA EXQUISITA OBRA. PUBLICADA EN 1885, EN PARIS, POR LA LIBRAIRIE FIRMIN-DIDOT. IMAGENES DISPONIBLES POR MAIL. 4000G. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Illustrations of women's Sokuhatsu hairstyle

      Japan: illustrated and published by Izumo Jinshichi. Meiji 18, [i.e. 1885]. Woodblock broadside showing 13 different hairstyles made possible with hair tonic, each with descriptive text; approx. 20" x 14", originally folded and preserving the original printed fukuro; small chip from the upper left corner (not touching and letterpress or illustration); all else fine. Apparently an advertisement for Japanese hair tonic. Sokuhatsu is a women's hairstyle, introduced from the West in the Meiji period - a "swept- back hair with the bun [knot, chignon] at the back of the head."

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        Porträts von Adolph von Menzel

      1885. . Karl Stauffer-Bern (1857 Trubschachen - 1891 Florenz). Bildnis Adolph von Menzels. 39 x 29,5 cm (Plattenmaß), 50,3 x 39 cm (Papiermaß), in der Platte signiert, bezeichnet und "Nov(ember) (18)85" datiert, Lehrs 13,III. zum Werk Karl Stauffer-Bern hatte in seiner Berliner Zeit engen Kontakt zu Adolph von Menzel geknüpft. Er porträtiert den Künstler mit einer Menzels eigenem Schaffen kongenialen Virtuosität. In der haptischen Eindringlichkeit des Porträtierten wird der ganze künstlerische Furor der 'kleinen Exzellenz' gegenwärtig. Die Gesichtszüge des aufmerksamen Beobachters Menzels sind gleichermaßen gelassen wie gespannt. Man meint förmlich, die künstlerische Interpretation des Blicks gewahren zu können. Dem Künstlerblick entsprechend war Menzel zunächst mit einer für die Maler typischen Schirmmütze ausgestattet, anstatt einen Zylinder zu tragen, der in der Endfassung freilich zur majestätischen Erscheinung Menzels beiträgt. Die gegenwärtige Prägnanz des Porträtierten wird durch eine Steigerung der malerischen Mittel erreicht: Während der Hintergrund, die Oberbekleidung und der Hut in breiten Schraffuren skizzenartig angelegt sind, wirkt der weiße durch eine Aktivierung des Blattgrundes hell leuchtende Bart als eine das Gesicht freistellende bildinterne Binnenrahmung, hinter der das Antlitz in der Konkretion all seiner markanten Züge auf eine derart intensive Weise Formen annimmt, dass sich der Porträtierte geradewegs plastisch aus dem Bild hervorzuwölben scheint. In den bloß vier Jahren, in denen sich Stauffer-Bern der Druckgrafik zugewendet hat, gelang es ihm, die Porträt-Radierung auf ein ganz neues Niveau zu heben, was Stauffer-Bern die uneingeschränkte Wertschätzung Menzels einbrachte. "Zu seinen besten Radierungen gehören die Bildnisses Menzels [...]." C. v. Mandach im Thieme-Becker Bei der angebotenen Druckgrafik handelt sich hier um den seltenen Probedruck des 3. Zustandes von feinster Qualität mit starkem Grat. Der Zylinderhut ist bereits angedeutet, aber noch nicht durchgängig geschwärzt, wie für die späteren Abzüge typisch ist. Vgl.: Max Lehrs: Karl Stauffer-Bern 1857 - 1891. Ein Verzeichnis seiner Radierungen und Stiche. Mit dem Manuskript zu einem 'Traktat der Radierung' aus dem Nachlass des Künstlers als Anhang, Dresden 1907. S. 57 Nr. 13 III.

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        [Broadside]: T F Gilbert, Jr Popular Shoe Store Ladies', Gents', Misses' and Children's Fine Boots, Shoes, Gaiters, Rubbers Slippers &c Grand Assortment at Bottom Prices John J Lattermann's Fine Shoes for Ladies' 68 1/2 Main Street, Hempstead, L I

      N.Y.: J.S. Nugent & Co.. [circa 1885]. Large broadside. 18" x 24". On thin tabloid-style paper. Old folds, small tears and stains, and small tears, age-toning to the paper, but overall in remarkably nice, very good condition. The text surrounds a wonderful trade mark wood engraving of The Old Lady Who Lived in a Shoe and her brood. Undated but the printed seemed active around 1885. .

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        Sun - Set" Omuxapot Okrista. A Sarcee Elder. First Nations

      Charles Mathers, Calgary - 1885. (Cabinet photo) Very good. Card is: 7" X 4 1 / 4" Oval Image is: 5 1 / 2" X 4 5 / 8". Original 19th century image with writting along bottom edge: "Sun-Set" Photo by Mathers, Edmonton. Known to be Omuxapot Okrista, a Sarcee Elder, near Calgary. Image known to have originally been taken by William Hanson Boorne, about 1885. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        Yokohama.

      c. 1885 - Hand-colored albumen print. Two-part panorama, fair tonal range and in fair condition, photographer's title and number in negative. Dimensions: 200 by 505mm. (5 by 20 inches).

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        Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade)

      Charles L. Webster, New York 1885 - First Edition, First Issue with mixed edition points. In the original, unrestored condition. Tightly bound with some shakiness and baring to the inner front hinge. The covers and the spine are well attached. In green decorated cloth, with dulling to the gilt lettering and decorations. Fraying to the top and bottom 1/8 inch of the spine. A 1/4 inch by 3/4 inch peel to the cloth on the back cover, and a 1/4 inch cloth peel on the bottom edge of the back cover, and a 1/2 inch cloth peel to the top edge of the front cover. The covers' corners have fraying with baring of the underlying cardboard. Lacks the blank front endpapers, with the first page being the half-title page having the 1884 illustration of Huckleberry Finn by E. W. Kemble on the other side, followed by a tissue guard covering the photographic illustration of the bust of Mark Twain, followed by the title page, etc. 366 pages followed by 2 blank endpapers. The back inner cover has 3 small adhesions of blank paper. The previous owner has his name on the top of the front inner cover. He has pencilled-in some first edition points on the lower front inner cover: First Edition, First issue, Page 155's page number has the last "5" in different type; the illustration "him and another man" is indexed as being on page 88 instead of page 87; page 57 has "was" instead of saw". He also says that the title page and page 283 are tipped-in. Additional first edition points that he doesn't mention are: the frontispiece portrait of Mark Twain is by the Heliotype Printing Company, and Mark Twain's bust is on a cloth covered table; the contents heading for chapter 6 reads "decided", later changed to "decides"; page 143 line 7 has a broken small "b"; and page 161 doesn't have the number 11 signature mark; the title page has the 1885 date, with a copyright date of 1884. The pages are mostly all very clean with very little thumbing, having some slight foxing to pages at the back of the book. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Square [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MAP OF THE PROVINCE OF NEW BRUNSWICK CANADA Compiled and Drawn from the Existing Publications of the Geological Survey of Canada the Admiralty Surveys and the Official Plans in the Crown Lands Office By

      St.John N.B. : J & A MacMillan , 1885. colored map, Scale [1:253,440]. 4 miles to an inch. Includes index to geological boundaries., very large map, folded in cloth porfolio.leather spine,gilt title, Binder's title on cover reads: Map of New Brunswick. Canadian Government Railways. "This map was awarded the bronze medal at the International Forestry Exhibition held at Edinburgh, 1884." Probably the finest map of New Brunswick ever produced. The map is in very good plus condition with vivid color. A spectular map measuring over 5 ft square. It would be difficult to find this map in better condition. Indeed, it would be difficult to find it offered for sale elsewhere.. Very Good. 172 x 175 cm., folded to 27 x 21 cm.,.

      [Bookseller: Harry E Bagley Books Ltd]
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        Koningsplein te Batavia.

      ca. 1885, gelatine silver print, 26,9 x 21,6 cm. KEYWORDS:indonesia / batavia

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        The History of the First West India Regiment

      London: Chapman & Hall 1885, 1st Edition. (Hardcover) xii,366pp. + 40pp. (publisher's ads dated November 1891). Very good. Octavo. Chromo-litho frontispiece and extra chromo-litho title page and 14 maps. Original red cloth and black coated endpaper; Spine slightly faded, lower front corner bumped. Scarce. The history of the British Empire's first West India Regiment..

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        Tartarin sur les Alpes. Nouveaux exploits du heros Tarasconnais.

      . Edition du Figaro. Paris: Calmann-Levy 1885. Illustr. by Aranda, de Beaumont, Montenard, de Myrbach, Rossi; engr. by Guillaume freres. Uncut in half morocco, spine richly gilt, top edge gilt, orig. wrappers preserved..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Voyage d'exploration en Indo-Chine effectué par une commission française présidée par le Capitaine de frégate Doudart de Lagrée,

      P., Hachette 1885, - in-8, 662 pp., orné de 211 gravures sur bois d'après les croquis de Delaporte, reliure demi-chagrin, dos à nerfs orné de fleurons dorés. Exemplaire sans les deux cartes, qui sont manquantes. Après avoir participé à la campagne de Chine de 1860 auprès de l'amiral Charner, Francis Garnier fut appelé en 1866 pour l'expédition du Mékong comme second de Doudart de Lagrée, expédition dont il prit le commandement à la mort de ce dernier. Le but était de trouver une voie navigable pour commercer. L'expédition passa par Angkor, le Laos, la Birmanie, le Tonkin, mais ce fut finalement la rencontre au Yunnan de Jean Dupuis qui fit opter pour le Fleuve rouge comme lien fluvial entre le Yunnan et la mer, par le détroit du Tonkin. Delaporte, à qui l'on doit les illustrations, faisait également parti de l'expédition. Exemplaire sans rousseurs. Without the two folding maps. (Cordier, 1013)

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        Nagasaki.

      c. 1885 - Hand-colored albumen print. Three-part panorama, good tonal range and in good condition, photographer's title and number in negative. Dimensions: 210 by 830mm. ( 8.5 by 33 inches).

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        The Pytchley Book of Refined Cookery and Bills of Fare

      London: Chapman and Hall,, 1885. Octavo (191 × 123 mm). Finely bound in recent brown morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, spine lettered in gilt, boards ruled in gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A superb copy. First edition of this cookery book, offering sample menus for each month in both French and English, and recipes for "small dinners of taste within the compass of ordinary mortals" (Introduction). Landon also includes a chapter on wines, with these choice words on the treatment of a bottle of champagne less than ten years old: "do not decant it, ice it as much as possible, the fizz and the ice may disguise the taste—I won't call it flavour." (p. 261). An attractively bound copy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        SOUTHERN KANSAS RAILWAY CO , LATE THE KANSAS CITY, LAWRENCE AND SOUTHERN KANSAS R R , INDEPENDENT LINE PASSING THROUGH THE GREAT WHEAT, CORN & FRUIT BELTS OF THE NEOSHO & ARKANSAS VALLEYS TO THE STOCK, GRAZING & CATTLE FIELDS OF SOUTH WESTERN KANSAS AND INDIAN TERRITORY

      St. Louis: Woodward & Tiernan, Printers, 1885., 1885. 8vo. 21" x 28" sheet, opens to detailed shippers' and travelers' guide with an official county and township map of Kansas, surrounded by index. Folded and backed with lots of information and time tables, including a review of "Kansas Crops, 1884." Much on available land for sale in Kansas for those wanting to relocate their homesteads. Fine, sharp copy of a difficult promotional.

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        Orchids: The Royal Family of Plants with Illustrations from Nature

      Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1885. First edition. Harriet Miner. T90 pp. Twenty-four (24) chromolithograph plates on heavy stock (6 lacking) Gilt edges. Original folding cloth portfolio, heavily worn with separation at back strip. . First edition of the first American color plate book on orchids. Later editions were hard bound. "This is the ranking work on the subject, and very striking." (See Bennett, American Nineteenth Century Color Plate Books, p 78.) Plates present include: Dendrobium Devonianum, Dendrobium Ainsworthii, Dendrobium Nobile, Masdevallia Veitchii, Cattleya Triane, Cattleya Chocoensis, Cattleya Mosslae, Cattleya Loddigesii, Laelia Autumnalis, Laelia Dayeana, Phalaenopsis Stuartiana, Phalaenopsis Schilleriana, Oncidium Barkerii, Calanthe Veitchii, Aerides Quinquevulnerum, Odontoglossum Roezlii Album, Odontolglossum Triumphans, Odontoglossum Alexandrae, Lycaste Aromatica, Vanda Suavis, Cymbidium Hookerianum, Cypripedium Niveum, Cypripedium Haynaldianum, and Cypripedium Spicerianum. Heavy cover wear. One portfolio flap lacking. Chipping on margin title page.

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        Types et uniformes: L'Armée Française. Texte par Jules Richard.

      Boussod et Valadon 1885 - Paris, Boussod et Valadon, 1885-1889. 2 tomes en 1 vol in folio de 1 titre frontispice-[4]-128-[4 n. ch.]pp., [4]-116-[7 n. ch.]pp., reliure en demi basane bordeaux à grands coins de l'époque, dos à 5 nerfs à la janséniste, titre doré, tranches dorées, titre en noir et en rouge sur chaque page de titre, intérieur frais, bon et bel exemplaire. Magnifique ouvrage illustré par Edouard Detaille de deux frontispices en noir, de 286 vignettes in texte en noir représentant des scènes militaires et de 60 planches en couleurs hors texte, représentant les uniformes et les différentes tenues des troupes et des officiers de l'armée française depuis 1789. Tome I: Etats-majors, Ecoles, Infanterie, Cavalerie. Tome II: Armes spéciales, Corps indigènes, Corps auxilliaires, Marine. 0.0 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Büchlein vom Hanf. Gedichte von H. Jäde, Zeichnungen von C.W. Müller.

      Leipzig. Bibliographische Anstalt Adolph Müller, ca. 1885.. mit zahlreichen Chromolithographien und einfarbigen Abbildungen, illustriert von C.W. Müller, 4°. 25,1 x 17,3 cm. 24 Seiten, mit farbigem Deckelbild, Hardcover in Halbleinwand,. In gutem Zustand. der Einband minimal berieben, der Rückdeckel ganz gering angestaubt, Besitzeintrag auf dem vorderen Spiegel, ansonsten sauber und frisch, die Abbildungen in feiner Druckqualität und jeweils in ganzseitigen einfachen Rahmen. das Buch ohne Erscheinungsjahr, wohl zwischen 1880 und 1890 erschienen, ein großartiges Buch in jeder Hinsicht, Kindern wird die Nutzung von Hanf vorgestellt, die Abbildungen in einer unglaublichen Qualität, drucktechnisch und aus künstlerischer und ästhetischer Sicht, das Buch in hervorragendem Zustand, kein weiteres Exemplar derzeit im Angebot.

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        LA CARICATURE. ANNEE 1885.

      AU BUREAU DU JOURNAL, A LA LIBRAIRIE ILLUSTREE. 1885 - GRAND IN-4 DE (4) + 416 ET 4 PAGES, RELIURE MODERNE 1/2 CHAGRIN ROUGE, DOS A CINQ NERFS, TITRE DORE. BIEN COMPLET DE SA COUVERTURE ILLUSTREE EN COULEURS CONSERVEE ET DES FEUILLETS GENERAUX DE TITRE ET DE FAUX-TITRE, AINSI QUE DES DEUX TABLES , TEXTE ET GRAVURES, IN-FINE. CONTIENT 52 NUMEROS, DU NUMERO 262 DU 3 JANVIER 1885 AU NUMERO 313 DU 26 DECEMBRE 1885. CHAQUE NUMERO EST ILLUSTRE D'UNE PREMIERE DE COUVERTURE EN COULEURS ET DE NOMBREUX DESSINS IN ET HORS TEXTE EN NOIR OU EN COULEURS, CERTAINS A DOUBLE PAGE, PAR CARAN D'ACHE, DRANER, FARIA, GINO, HENRIOT, JOB, LOYS, LUQUE, ROBIDA, SOREL, TROCK.

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        HISTORIA DE GIL BLAS DE SANTILLANA

      España y Cia Ed. 1885 - Barcelona. 1885. Gran folio. Tela, relieves y dorados. 642Páh+600Pág+29 Bellas láminas. Suntuosa edición. Prologo de D. Manuel Cañete. Ref AL 56. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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). [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Northbrook Gallery. An Illustrated, Descriptive and Historic Account of the Collection of the Earl of Northbrook, G.C.S.I

      London: S. Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, 1885. First edition. Full pebbled tan calf, gilt rules and fillets to boards, raised bands, six compartments with gilt titles and rules, elaborate inner gilt dentelles, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, . Very good, extremities rubbed, wear to upper fore corner, binding tight, leaves crisp. A handsome copy. Folio (38 cm). Illus. with 36 b/w plates with letterpress tissue-guards. Lord Ronald Gower (1845-1916), a Scots aristocrat and politician, was also both an artist and writer, as well as the model for Lord Henry Wotton in Oscar Wilde's 'The Picture of Dorian Gray.' Thomas George Baring (1826-1904) 1st Earl of Northbrook was Viceroy of India and later First Lord of the Admiralty in Gladstone's administration. His collection covered most of the major periods of European art. This copy has his bookplate on the front pastedown with his motto: "Heaven's Light our Guide," which was also the motto of the Order of the Star of India. The work was last seen at auction in 1948 at Sothebys, where it was purchased by Quaritch. OCLC locates only 17 copies under six accession numbers of which only four copies are in North America.

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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. Erste Ausgabe.. 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.. Erste Ausgabe. Leiden, E.J.Brill, 1885. 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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        Deutsche Chirurgie, Lieferung 54-62: Chirurgie, Weibliche Geschlewchtsorgane.

      . Dtsch. Chir., Lfg.54-62. - Stuttgart, Verlag von Ferdinand Enke, 1885-86, Gr.8°, ca. 2750 Seiten, 470 Holzschnitten, Tafeln, gebunden in 4 Halbedereinbänden der Zeit.. Chrobak, Rudolf: Untersuchungen der weiblichen Genitalien und allgemeine gynäkologische Therapie. Dtsch. Chir., Lfg.54. - Stuttgart, Verlag von Ferdinand Enke, 1885, Gr.8°, XXVI+278 pp., 104 Holzschnitten. - Müller, Peter: Sterilität in der Ehe. - Entwicklungsfehler des Uterus. Dtsch. Chir., Lfg.55. - Stuttgart, Verlag von Ferdinand Enke, 1885, 8°, XII+300 pp., 50 Holzschnitten. - Fritsch, Heinrich: Die Lageveränderungen und die Krankheiten der Gebärmutter. Lfg.56. - Stuttgart, Verlag von Ferdinand Enke,1885, Gr.8°, XXXIV, 443 pp., 194 Holzschnitten. - Gusserow, Adolf: Die Neubildungen des Uterus. Dtsch. Chir., Lfg.57. - Stuttgart, Verlag von Ferdinand Enke, 1886, 8°, 262 pp., 51 Holzschnitten. - Olshausen, Robert v.: Die Krankheiten der Ovarien. Dtsch. Chir., Lfg.58. - Stuttgart, Verlag von Ferdinand Enke, 1886, Gr.8°, XXXVIII+469 pp., 36 Holzschnitten. - Bandl, L.: Die Krankheiten der Tuben, der Ligamente des Beckenperitoneum und des Beckenbindegewebes einschliesslich der Extrauterin-Schwangerschaft. Dtsch. Chir., Lfg.59. - Stuttgart, Verlag von Ferdinand Enke, 1886, 8°, 232 pp., 32 in den Text gedruckte Holzschnitten. - Breisky, August: Die Krankheiten der Vagina. Dtsch. Chir., Lfg.60. - Stuttgart, Verlag von Ferdinand Enke, 1886, 8°, XVIII, 205 pp., 37 Holzschnitten. - Zweifel, Paul: Die Krankheiten der äusseren Weiblichen Genitalien und die Dammrisse. Dtsch. Chir., Lfg.61. - Stuttgart, Verlag von Ferdinand Enke, 1885, 8°, XVII, 149 pp., 67 Holzschn., 1 farblith. Tafel. - Wincke, Franz v.: Die Krankheiten der weiblichen Harnröhre und Blase. Dtsch. Chir., Lfg.62. - Stuttgart, Verlag von Ferdinand Enke, 1885, 8°, XI, 230, 68 Holzschnitten.

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        Artocarpus Polyphema [Chempedak]

      Brussels: C. Muquardt, 1885. Chromolithograph, by P.Depannemaeker. Very good condition apart from a few light foxing marks. A fine example of the spectacular botanical work by Berthe Hoola Van Nooten, from 'Fleurs, Fruits et Feuillages Choisis de l'Ile de Java'. Closely related to the Jackfruit, the Chempedek is a large deciduous fruit tree native to Malaysia and Indonesia. Its large fleshy fruit is extremely fragrant and a popular source of food. In her early twenties, Hoola Van Nooten had accompanied her husband to Jakarta (Batavia), capital of Java, where he died. She was left with debts to pay and a family to support. With great ingenuity, she managed to get a selection of her paintings chromolithographed and published under the title Fleurs, Fruits et Feuillages Choisis de l'Ile de Java Peints D'Après Nature , the first edition of which appeared in 1863-4. "Van Nooten was clearly more than competent, for the splendid tropical plants... have been depicted with great skill. She managed to accentuate the splendour of each species by adopting a style that combined great precision and clarity with a touch of neo-Baroque exuberance, revelling in the rich forms and colours of the tropics." (L. Tongiorgi Tomasi An Oak Spring Flora p.330) Cf. Nissen BBI 931; cf. Stafleu & Cowan TL2 3025; cf. L. Tongiorgi Tomasi An Oak Spring Flora 87.

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        Mangifera Indica [Mango Tree]

      Brussels: C. Muquardt, 1885. Chromolithograph, by P.Depannemaeker. Very good condition apart from some minor soiling and a few light foxing marks. A fine example of the spectacular botanical work by Berthe Hoola Van Nooten, from 'Fleurs, Fruits et Feuillages Choisis de l'Ile de Java'. Indigenous to southern Asia, the Mango tree, of which there are numerous varieties, belongs to the order of Anacardiaceae . It's sweet, fleshy fruit is among the most popular and well-known of all tropical fruits. In her early twenties, Hoola Van Nooten had accompanied her husband to Jakarta (Batavia), capital of Java, where he died. She was left with debts to pay and a family to support. With great ingenuity, she managed to get a selection of her paintings chromolithographed and published under the title Fleurs, Fruits et Feuillages Choisis de l'Ile de Java Peints D'Après Nature , the first edition of which appeared in 1863-4. "Van Nooten was clearly more than competent, for the splendid tropical plants... have been depicted with great skill. She managed to accentuate the splendour of each species by adopting a style that combined great precision and clarity with a touch of neo-Baroque exuberance, revelling in the rich forms and colours of the tropics." (L. Tongiorgi Tomasi An Oak Spring Flora p.330) Cf. Nissen BBI 931; cf. Stafleu & Cowan TL2 3025; cf. L. Tongiorgi Tomasi An Oak Spring Flora 87.

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        Zalacca Edulis [Salak Palm]

      Brussels: C. Muquardt, 1885. Chromolithograph, by P.Depannemaeker. Very good condition apart from some very minor foxing and a small orange spot in the lower right corner of the sheet. A fine example of the spectacular botanical work by Berthe Hoola Van Nooten, from 'Fleurs, Fruits et Feuillages Choisis de l'Ile de Java'. Similar to the sago tree, the Salak Palm is native to Indonesia, and its edible spherical fruit is covered by a prickly, lizard-like epidermis. It belongs to the order of Palmaceae , which, as Hoola Van Nooten remarks, was regarded by the renowned English botanist John Lindley as "the most interesting of the vegetable kingdom; as well as on account of the majestic aspect of their towering stems, crowned with foliage still more gigantic, as from the character of their grandeur which they impress upon the landscape of the countries they inhabit; their immense value to mankind as affording nourishment, clothing and numerous objects of economical importance, and the prodigious development of their reproductive organs." Hoola Van Nooten had accompanied her husband to Jakarta (Batavia), capital of Java, where he died. She was left with debts to pay and a family to support. With great ingenuity, she managed to get a selection of her paintings chromolithographed and published under the title Fleurs, Fruits et Feuillages Choisis de l'Ile de Java Peints D'Après Nature , the first edition of which appeared in 1863-4. "Van Nooten was clearly more than competent, for the splendid tropical plants... have been depicted with great skill. She managed to accentuate the splendour of each species by adopting a style that combined great precision and clarity with a touch of neo-Baroque exuberance, revelling in the rich forms and colours of the tropics." (L. Tongiorgi Tomasi An Oak Spring Flora p.330) Cf. Nissen BBI 931; cf. Stafleu & Cowan TL2 3025; cf. L. Tongiorgi Tomasi An Oak Spring Flora 87.

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        Averrhoa Bilimbi [Bilimbi or Cucumber Tree]

      Brussels: C. Muquardt, 1885. Chromolithograph, by P.Depannemaeker. Very good condition apart from a few light foxing marks. A fine example of the spectacular botanical work by Berthe Hoola Van Nooten, from 'Fleurs, Fruits et Feuillages Choisis de l'Ile de Java'. Also described by some as the Apple tree of India, the Bilimbi is one of the chief species of the Oxalideae order. It originated from Indonesia, most likely in the Moluccas, and is commonly found in Burma, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and India. Its acidic fruit is frequently used for stain removal and as a main ingredient in pickle relish and chutney. Still in her early twenties, Berthe Hoola Van Nooten had accompanied her husband to Jakarta (Batavia), capital of Java, where he soon died. She was left with debts to pay and a family to support. With great ingenuity, she managed to get a selection of her paintings chromolithographed and published under the title Fleurs, Fruits et Feuillages Choisis de l'Ile de Java Peints D'Après Nature , the first edition of which appeared in 1863-4. "Van Nooten was clearly more than competent, for the splendid tropical plants... have been depicted with great skill. She managed to accentuate the splendour of each species by adopting a style that combined great precision and clarity with a touch of neo-Baroque exuberance, revelling in the rich forms and colours of the tropics." (L. Tongiorgi Tomasi An Oak Spring Flora p.330) Cf. Nissen BBI 931; cf. Stafleu & Cowan TL2 3025; cf. L. Tongiorgi Tomasi An Oak Spring Flora 87.

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        Xanthochymus Dulcis [Gamboge]

      C. Muquardt, Brussels 1885 - Chromolithograph, by P.Depannemaeker. Very good condition apart from a few light foxing marks. A fine example of the spectacular botanical work by Berthe Hoola Van Nooten, from 'Fleurs, Fruits et Feuillages Choisis de l'Ile de Java'. A medium-sized tree from Southeast Asia, the Xanthochymus Dulcis yields three different types of fleshy bright orange fruit. This elegant print depicts the sweet, edible Manies variety, which is frequently grown by the natives of Java. Still in her early twenties, Berthe Hoola Van Nooten had accompanied her husband to Jakarta (Batavia), capital of Java, where he died. She was left with debts to pay and a family to support. With great ingenuity, she managed to get a selection of her paintings chromolithographed and published under the title Fleurs, Fruits et Feuillages Choisis de l'Ile de Java Peints D'Après Nature , the first edition of which appeared in 1863-4. "Van Nooten was clearly more than competent, for the splendid tropical plants? have been depicted with great skill. She managed to accentuate the splendour of each species by adopting a style that combined great precision and clarity with a touch of neo-Baroque exuberance, revelling in the rich forms and colours of the tropics." (L. Tongiorgi Tomasi An Oak Spring Flora p.330) Cf. Nissen BBI 931; cf. Stafleu & Cowan TL2 3025; cf. L. Tongiorgi Tomasi An Oak Spring Flora 87. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Document - Frederick Douglass

      Washington, D.C. 1885 - Printed document signed "Fr. Douglass." Single folio leaf folded to form four pages, worn at crease; notary blind-stamp. Deed transferring land from Senator John Sherman and John T. Arms, a real estate and insurance agent, to Eleanor G. Taylor; docketed, with several notations in Douglass' hand ----- Douglass, recorder of deeds for the District of Columbia, admired John Sherman, the venerable statesman who pervaded the Senate for more than three decades. In an 1859 "Self Made Men" lecture, Douglass commended Sherman's unpopular defense of Hinton R. Helper's contentious "The Impending Crisis" (1857). He supported the Ohioan's efforts to secure the Republican nomination in 1880, 1884, and 1888, later saying, "not only was Sherman the man fitted for the presidency but he was the man whose attitude towards the newly enfranchised colored citizens of the South best fitted him for the place." On February 25, 1895, the 71-year-old senator attended the memorial service for Douglass in Washington's august Metropolitan A.M.E. Church ---- Douglass was on the United States government payroll for ten years - marshal for the District of Columbia (under Rutherford B. Hayes, while Sherman was secretary of the treasury), recorder of deeds for the District of Columbia (under James A. Garfield), and minister resident to Haiti (under Benjamin Harrison). Although his political aspirations well exceeded the offices proffered him, Douglass, particularly as recorder, served without complaint or outward animosity. “Happy for me the American people possess in large measure a proneness for acquiescence,” he later attested in "Life and Times of Frederick Douglass." “I was the first colored man who held the recorder office. In this, if not anything else, I have opened the gate and led the way upward for the people with whom I am identified.” ---- Douglass held the recorder post between 1881 and 1886. The duties, he said, "though specific, exacting, and imperative neither fettered my pen nor silenced my voice in the cause of my people." [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Panama Canal: Its History, Its Political Aspects and Financial Difficulties

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, 1885. First Edition. Publisher?s cloth; bookplate; very good or a little better. The French began a sea level canal in 1880 but failed to complete the project, which required several additional decades of engineering expertise, political turmoil, intrigue, not to mention many thousands of lives.

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        Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade)

      Charles L. Webster and Company, NY, 1885. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. Second Printing. Hard Cover Publisher's full green cloth, reverse lettering on gilt panel and additional gilt lettering on spine, gilt decoration and lettering on cover, black embossed decoration on spine and embossed black lettering and decoration on cover. Illustrated with 174 B drawings by E. W. Kemble and tissue-protected photographic frontispiece of bust of the author. First Edition, Second Issue, with the following points: (Point 1) Copyright date 1884 (leaf bound in - McBride State C); (Point 2) On page 13 the illustration "Him and Another Man" is listed as being at page 87 (McBride State B); (Point 3) The words "with the saw, " appear on page 57 (McBride State B); (Point 4) The final "5" on Page No. 155 is added in a slightly different font (McBride State B); (Point 5) There is no signature mark "11" on page 161 (McBride State A); (Point 6) On page 283 the fly on Silas' pants is straight (leaf bound in - McBride State D); (Point 7) In the portrait frontispiece, the cloth under the bust is not visible, the imprint is "Photo-Gravure, " and the statement "Karl Gerhardt, Sc." has been added to the finished edge of the shoulder with the "Photo-Gravure" imprint (McBride State C); (Point 8) On page 143 the "l" in "Col." has been replaced at line 1, and the word "body" is perfect at Line 7 (McBride State C); in addition, (Additional Point 9) On page 9, the word "decides" is correct in the description of Chapter VI; (Additional Point 10) On page 58 the "d" in "touched" is broken at line 7 up; (Additional Point 11) On page 59, the "t" in "let" is not missing at line 10; and (Additional Point 12) Also on page 59, the "d" in "would" is not broken at line 11. [McBride, 93][ BAL 3415][Grolier American 100: 87]. The volume is housed in an extremely fine custom-made clam-shell box. This is a wonderful copy; unmarked, tight, square, bright, and clean. The new clam-shell box and its leather label are in pristine condition. VERY GOOD+. B Drawings. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 366 pp

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        JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION HELD UNDER AN ACT OF THE LEGISLATURE AT SIOUX FALLS, DAKOTA, SEPTEMBER, 1885. A.J. EDGERTON, PRESIDENT. JOHN CAIN, SECRETARY.

      [Sioux Falls, Dakota: Sioux Falls Leader, 1885]. - [2],77pp. printed in double columns. Quarto. Later pebbled cloth. Internally clean and fresh. Near fine. The statehood movement in Dakota Territory began in the late 1870s and proceeded fitfully for the next few years, with those in the northern part of the territory, as well as Democrats, generally opposing statehood, and Republicans and those in the south generally in support of the movement. The result of this 1885 convention was a compromise, framing a constitution and providing for the election of state officers, but not making any provisions that might offend the federal Congress in Washington when it considered statehood for the territory. The constitution that emerged from this 1885 convention, however, was the same one (with very minor changes) that was adopted in 1889 when South Dakota became a state. The constitution itself is printed on pages 60-77, the names and home counties of the 111 delegates to the convention are also given, and the daily proceedings of the convention are related in minute detail. This official journal of the proceedings of the 1885 Constitutional Convention, then, is one of the earliest printings of the South Dakota constitution. We can locate a total of thirteen institutional copies of this scarce account of the 1885 journal of the Dakota Territory convention. ALLEN, DAKOTA 336. STREETER SALE 2079. OCLC 8127560.

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        PREMIUM LIST OF THE SIXTH ANNUAL FAIR OF THE PAWNEE COUNTY AGRICULTURE AND MECHANICAL ASSOCIATION TO BE HELD AT PAWNEE CITY, NEB. SEPTEMBER 22, 23, 24, & 25, 1885.

      Pawnee City: The Press-Republican Printers, 1885. - First edition. 8vo. Original pictorial yellow wrappers, 41 pp. plus 9 pp.introductory, illustrated, advertisements. This fair began in 1880, and this is the sixth annual county fair for Pawnee City. Prizes were awarded for all types of cattle both dairy and beef types, horses and draft horses, sheep, swine, poultry, farm products such as wheat, corn, popcorn, vegetables such as potatoes, sweet potatoes, peas, etc., preserved canned goods, farm implements, musical implements, fine arts, textile fabrics, fastest trotting horse or mare, best and largest collection of fruits to include apples, pears, peaches, plums, and grapes, best canned preserves, flowers, etc. Pawnee City is located in the southeastern part of Nebraska just above the Kansas border and has a population today of approximately 1,000 citizens, Lower portion of back cover loose, else a near fine copy of an elusive title. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A naturalist's wanderings in the eastern archipelago, a narrative of travel and exploration from 1878 to 1883.

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1885. - Octavo,chromolithograph frontispiece (Forbes' Honeyeater), text illustrations. Publisher's decorated cloth, apart from a few flecks a bright crisp copy, scarce in this condition. An important early natural history of the area now known as Wallaceae. Nissen ZBI 1408. Casey Wood p.344. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Naturalist's Wanderings in the Eastern Archipelago, a Narrative of Travel and Exploration from 1878 to 1883.

      London, Sampson, Low Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1885,. lg. in-8vo, chromolithograph frontispice (Birds) + XIX (+1 = list of maps) + 536 p. + 32 p. (list of publications) + 7 maps (4 folded, 1 in-text, 2 on one page), small legacy stamp on verso front 'Guggisberg', orig. publisher's pictorial cloth, spine with gilt lettering, bookcover with gilt image of a boot. Inner-hinges strenghened, else a fine copy.. First edition. A very well-illustrated account of the people and nature in much the same areas earlier visited by Wallace, including Java, Moluccas, Sumatra Cocos-Keeling Islands, Timor-Laut, Moluccas, Buru and Timor, making an interesting supplement with many new contributions by the author. He provided the first description of Timor-Laut Islands, and detailed description of Timor, the author was an eminent Scottish naturalist. Appendices lists local vocabulary, species of natural history objects found, history of plants collected in region. The color frontispiece 2 birds, "Mrs. Forbes 'Honey-Eater'.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Nissen ZBI 1408. Casey Wood 344.

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        Die Bedeutung der Zellenkerne fur die Vorgange der Vererbung

      Leipzig, Z. w. Zool., 1885, Vol. 8, pp. 1-46. PAPERBACK. Very good condition. First separate edition. Offprint. Original wrappers. Ownership stamp of Julien Fraipont on outside cover.* 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" Rare books make Fine Gifts. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Very Good.

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        Chess Eccentricities

      London Longmans, Green & Co. 1885 - Pictorial boards. gift inscription to the front end paper. Half title, coloured frontis illustration. Coloured title, dedicated, preface, contents. Contains sections on Chess for four players, three players and two players. Shorter sections on chess for six and eight players, and some "odds and ends of chess". Four plates and several other diagrams within the text. The boards are slightly darkened. There is rubbing to the edge of the spine, and as is common with this title, rubbing and cracking to the spine card. The front end paper has a closed tear to the top inch. The binding is slightly shaken to the gathers, but holding properly, and not in any danger of collapse! George Hope Lloyd-Verney (March 5, 1842 - June 14, 1896) was a game designer and army veteran from Esher, England. He was the son of Sir Harry Verney, a military officer and Liberal member of Parliament, and the grandson of General Sir Harry Calvert. In 1881, he wrote a booklet on his invention of the game Four-Player Chess, although there were earlier variants and have been later variants of the game. In 1885, Verney wrote an extensive book on chess variants. Verney's four-player chess variant gained popularity around London which had a four-handed chess club from 1885 until World War II. Although baptised Hope Verney, in 1888, he legally changed his name to Lloyd-Verney. xiv, 1-196, [iv ads]. pp [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Etudes au sujet de la Persécution des Chrétiens sous Néron. [ Exemplaire de l'auteur annoté et corrigé de sa main ]

      Ernest Leroux 1885 - 1 vol. grand in-8 reliure de l'époque demi-basane mauve, Ernest Leroux, Paris, 1885, 320 pp. Exemplaire unique annoté et corrigé par l'auteur sur quelques pages. Né à Saint Pierre de la Martinique le 25 octobre 1831, Polydore Hochart effectua ses études au collège royal de Bordeaux. Agrégé du secondaire, il rentre dans la carrière des armements maritimes, avant de se retirer des affaires en 1877 pour s'adonner entièrement aux études littéraires et historiques. On connaît notamment son travail remettant en cause l'authenticité des Annales de Tacite. Etat très satisfaisant (frott. et très petits accrocs en dos ) Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; 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 & Co., 1885.. Large octavo. Heavily gilt decorated cloth. Portrait, folding facsimile. Lower edge dust marked, otherwise fine and bright in lightly edgeworn and faintly nicked example of the printed dust jacket. Second, revised edition, following the first edition of 1875. This is BAL's variant A (no priority), with all edges trimmed. A modest Connecticut remainder of this title - in jacket - distributed into the trade in the 1970s, mitigates against it being as uncommon in dust jacket as one might otherwise expect. TANSELLE 85.14. BAL 15808.

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