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        Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant

      New York: Charles L. Webster & Co. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL PUBLISHER'S DELUXE MOROCCO of Grant's important and fascinating memoirs, illustrated throughout with numerous steel engravings, facsimiles, and over forty maps. Written during the final days of Grant's life and seen through publication by Mark Twain, the Memoirs provide a personal and poignant record of some of the most significant events in American history. New York: Charles L. Webster & Co., 1885-86. Octavo, original three-quarter publisher's deluxe morocco with gilt medallions on boards. Two volumes. Some rubbing to bindings, particularly at edges; text exceptionally clean. A very good copy of the first edition in the deluxe morocco bindings.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        Mittheilungen des Deutschen und Oesterreichischen Alpenvereins.

      Salzburg/Mchn./Wien, Centralausschuss d. Dt. u. Oesterr. Alpenvereins 1885-1906.. Red. v. Joh. Emmer u.a. Neue Folge Bd. I (der ganzen Reihe XI. Band) 1885 - Bd. VI, 1890; Bd. XVI, 1900 - Bd. XXII, 1906. Zus. 13 Bde. 4°. HLn. d. Zt. Rü. gebleicht..

      [Bookseller: Burgverlag Buchhandelsges.mb.H.]
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        Memorial Edition of Thomas Bewick's Works (5 volumes)

      London: Bernard Quaritch, 1885. Hardcover. Near fine. Memorial edition of Thomas Bewick's Works in 5 volumes, an edition of 750 sets bound in the publisher's burgundy cloth over boards, spines stamped in black and gilt. Top edges gilt. Spines are lightly sunned, else fine. Volumes include; 'A History of British Birds' volumes I & II containing the history and description of land birds, 'A General History of Quardrapeds', 'The Fables of Aesop and Others', and 'A Memoir of Thomas Bewick' prefaced and annotated by Austin Dobson. Embellished and illustrated throught the 5 volumes wil numerous wood engravings by Bewick.

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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      Rome & London, Libreria Spithover and Stanford, 1885.FIRST EDITION 1885. Tall 8vo, 260 x 180 mm, 10¼ x 7 inches, map and 12 illustrations, pages: 12, 312 plus a pink leaf of corrections. (The contents leaves are bound out of order at the front and should have been at the end of the book), collated and complete. Original publisher's royal blue pictorial cloth, gilt lettering to spine and upper cover, central gilt picture of a Moufflon to upper cover, coat of arms in black on lower cover and black decoration to top and bottom of covers, original coated grey endpapers. Very slight rubbing to cloth, 2 pin - holes in spine, slight bumping to head and tail of spine, light foxing to title page, faint creasing to a few pages at the start of the book, pale age - browning to pages, neat ink inscription to free grey endpaper, otherwise a very good bright copy in the original cloth. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        Handbuch der Petrefaktenkunde. Mit einem Atlas von 100 Tafeln nebst Erklärungen. 2 Bände.

      Tübingen: Laupp'sche; 1885.. 3., umgearb. und verm. Auflage. VIII, 1239 S., Tafelband (komplett). Ohldr. mit Golddruck. Rücken gering beschabt. Einbände etw. lichtrandig. Vorsatzpapiere etw. gebräunt. Eine Lage im Tafelband etw. lose. Nur vereinzelt sehr wenig braunfleckig. Sonst insgesamt recht ordentliche und saubere Ausgabe.. Letzte Auflage des ausführlichen Werkes mit etwa 450 S. und 38 Tafeln Erweiterung gegenüber der Erstausgabe. - Friedrich August (von) Quenstedt (1809 - 1889), deutscher Geologe, Paläontologe, Mineraloge und Kristallograph. "Seines Lebens eigentlichste Arbeit aber galt den Versteinerungen und der Gliederung der Juraformation, wobei er eine erstaunliche Fülle von Details zu Tage förderte. (...) Durch alle seine Arbeiten zieht sich wie ein rother Faden der Grundgedanke, daß die Species nicht scharf begrenzt ist, daß nicht nur in dem gleichen stratigraphischen Horizonte vielerlei Varietäten sich abzweigen, sondern daß dieselbe Art auch in mehreren Horizonten übereinander fortlebte, aber gleichfalls verschiedene, oft sogar recht weitgehende Variationen erlebte." ADB, 53 (1907), S. 179-180.

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        Philips' New Series of Travelling Maps. Victoria with Index (cover title)

      London & Liverpool: George Philip & Son, c., 1885. Slim octavo pocketbook map, map disected and mounted on linen, 655 x 540 mm., printed index; in the original red cloth binding, cover title in black and gilt lettering, some minor wear to spine, a few marks on linen backing, a very good copy. An attractive pocket map from Philips' New Series of Travelling Maps, showing late nineteenth-century Victoria. Philips published a number of maps of Australia which were produced in England, chiefly for emigrants to the gold fields, continuing to produce these significant maps for many years. There are a few clues to the dating of this map, most prominently the marking of the submarine cable from Cape Schank to Low Head, Tasmania, which was completed in May 1869. Also marked are many of the railway routes in the state, including the route of the Great Southern Railway from Sydney to Albury (completed 1881) and the Victorian Railways continuation to Melbourne (1883). It is not immediately clear, however, whether these are simply projections of the planned routes, hence our date can only be considered tentative. The only copy we have been able to compare is held in the National Library of Australia and dated 1864. It is clear that the present version is a later printing, as the railway and submarine cable details, necessarily, are not marked on the Library's copy. Apart from the copy of this map in the NLA, noted above, copies are known to be held in the State Library of New South Wales and the State Library of Victoria. Interestingly, a few similar maps are noted by Ferguson, who noted seven similarly styled Philips maps, six in single copies only. At some point a tentative voyage track from, approximately, Wilson Promontory to King Island has been marked in blue pencil.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        A superb Grant family portrait taken in Mount McGregor, New York shortly before Grant's death in July 1885

      An imperial mounted albumen photograph, 9" x 10.75", taken of the former President and General of the Army with his family shortly before his death on July 23, 1885. Minor loss at upper right corner, else fine. In this photograph, a clearly ailing Grant is surrounded by his family, including his wife Julia Dent Grant, his sons, Frederick Dent Grant, Ulysses S. Grant, Jr., and Jesse Root Grant, as well as his daughter Nellie Grant. Seated on the steps are Frederick Dent Grant's wife, Ida Marie Honoré (1854-1930), and their children, Julia Dent Cantacuzène Spiransky-Grant (1876-1975) and Ulysses S. Grant III (1881-1968). Seated just to the left is Ulysses S. Grant, Jr's wife Fannie Josephine Chaffee (1857-1909) and their eldest daughter Miriam Grant (b.1881). Grant spent the final six weeks of his life at Joseph R. Drexel's Adirondack cottage in June and July of 1885, completing his memoirs.

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        Medallic Illustrations of the History of Great Britain and Ireland to the Death of George II [Volumes I and II Complete]

      Printed by Order of the Trustees of the British Museum, London, First Edition . Two Volumes. London 1885. - Uniform matching first edition hard back binding in publisher's original russet cloth covers, gilt title lettering and volume details to the spines, floral end leaves. 8vo. 9½'' x 6½''. Contains [xxxiii] [corrections leaf] 724; 866 printed pages of text with numerous monochrome text illustrations throughout the two volumes. Belonging to Henry Lehman, founder of Lehman Brothers financial services, with his name to the top of each title page. Neatly repaired fraying of the cloth to the spine edges, rear hinge to volume II is cracked, corners worn through to the boards, lots of ink and pencil notes to the margins, probably by Lehman. We have never seen any complete 1885 first edition set. Member of the P.B.F.A. UNIFORMS, BADGES & INSIGNIA [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA Member]
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        Formula vivendi canonico[rum] sive vicario[rum] seculariu[m] aut etiam alio[rum] devoto[rum] presbiterorum. (Colophon: Delft, [Christiaen Snellaert], April 1496). 4to (19.5×13.5). With the main text in a rotunda type (64G), quire signatures in a slightly larger rotunda (82G), title and text opening in a larger textura (145G) and a few small printed "Lombardic" uncial initials. Rubricated throughout, with 1 4-line and a few smaller red "lombardic" uncial initials written or drawn in the blank spaces provided, red paragraph marks; type area 14.5×9 cm. Half vellum (ca. 1900?).

      Campbell 755 = 1309 (II); Hain 7256; IDL 3955; ISTC ir00286200; Oates 3376; Van Thienen & Goldfinch 1885; Voulliéme, Trier 2368. Rare first and only edition published in the Northern Netherlands of a theological treatise presenting regimens for the best way of life for canons and priests. Especially the many dangers threatening monastic and cloistered life are dealt with at length. The first edition in the Low Countries was printed in Alost by Thierry Martens ca. 1486/89. The present Delft edition was printed by the prolific printer-publisher Christiaen Snellaert. Werner Rolewick (1425-1502) was a German Carthusian monk who composed many theological and devotional treatises and some important historical works, of which his Fascilucum temporum, a general history of the world, is by far the best known. Lacking the final blank. In very good condition and with generous margins.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)]
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        Die Fauna des samländischen Tertiärs. 2 Text- und 2 Atlasbände. Komplett.

      Berlin In Commison bei der Simon Schropp'schen Hof-Landkartenhandlung (J. H. Neumann) 1885-1888. Herausgegeben von der Königlich Preussischen geologischen Landesanstalt. Textbände: 4°, ca. 26,3 x 18 cm, 1. Teil - VI, 216 S., 1 Bl., 2 Bl. mit Lichtdrucken von A. Frisch, Berlin, nach Zeichnungen von H. Braune und E. Ohmann / 2. Teil - VIII, 109 S., 1 Bl. Verlagsanzeigen, Originalkarton. Atlasbände: 4°, ca. 35 x 25,5 bzw. 26,5 cm, mit 27 bzw. 12 lithographierten Tafeln, Druck von A. Renaud, Zeichnungen nach H. Braune und E. Ohmann, lithographiert von W. Pütz, Halbleinen. (Atlas zu den Abhandlungen zur geologischen Specialkarte von Preussen und den Thüringischen Staaten, Band VI, Heft 3 / Band VI, Heft 4). Aus den Vorbemerkungen: "Die geognostischen Verhältnisse des ostpreussischen, speciell samländischen Tertiärs sind seiner Zeit eingehend von Zaddach dargelegt worden, jedoch fehlte eine Monographie der Fauna bis jetzt. Die Fossilien finden sich in der Bernsteinformation in einer der Bernstein-führenden Lage benachbarten Schicht. Es ist das grosse Verdienst des verstorbenen Professor Zaddach gewesen, eine umfangreiche Sammlung dieser Versteinerungen, welche sich jetzt im Mineralogischen Museum der Universität Königsberg befindet, zusammengebracht zu haben. Die ehrenvolle Aufgabe, eine Bearbeitung dieser Fauna vorzunehmen, wurde mir durch den bisherigen Direktor des Museums, Herrn Professor Dr. M. Bauer (jetzt in Marburg), zu Theil." Einbände minimal berieben, 1 Atlasband unter Verwendung des Originaldeckels nachgebunden, Name auf Einband, wenige Seiten mit kleinem Knick, insgesamt sehr gut erhalten Sprache: deutsch.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Günter Hochgrebe]
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        Anna (Dlaskowitz 20. 06. 1845 - 16. 11.1909). Gräfin von Schönborn. Brustbild n. rechts,.

      . Aquarell v. Ludwig Wanke, 1885, 16 x 11 (H). Aquarell u. Bleistift des österreichischen Malers Ludwig Wanke ( Vater der Wiener Jugendstilkünstlerin Alice Wanke; s. Fuchs, Österr. K. des 19. Jahrh. ). Betitelt. Allerletztes Portrait 1885 von Ludwig Wanke Skizzenaufnahme Frau Gräfin Anna Schönborn Ölbild in Lebensgrösse. Unten links: siehe umseitig. Verso Bleistiftskizze des Gesichts über Quadratnetz. Blattgr.: ca. 23,5 x 21 cm.

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        Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade)

      New York, Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885., 1885. First Edition, earliest state of the cloth issue, now finely rebound in full green morocco, with the original cloth covers preserved at rear. Large octavo, pp366. Illustrated throughout. Internally clean save for the occasional thumbmark, portrait is creased with an old (discreet) repair to rear. Binding features raised bands to spine with gilt titles and decoration, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. With the following issue points confirming this as one of the initial cloth copies: p.13: the illustration captioned "Him and another Man" is listed, wrongly, as at p.88; p.57: the eleventh line from the bottom reads: "...with the was..."; p.155: with the final five lacking; p.161: lacks the signature mark 11 at the bottom of the page. In addition, the portrait frontispiece has the tablecloth, or scarf, clearly visible. The contentious 'bulging fly' plate (p.283) was only included in publisher's leather copies and is therefore not pertinent to cloth copies. A fine copy of a rare printing. Blanck [3415]. BMC No261, p.90-93.

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        On the day of Grantâ??s death, the Grand Army of the Republicâ??s Michigan Departmentâ??s circular order informing their comrades that â??To-day a Nation is mourning the death of one of the greatest Military Chieftains the world ever knew.â?

      Flint, Michican: , July 23, 1885. Printed Document Signed in Print, â??Chas. D. Lang, / Department Commander.â? and â??O. F. Lockhead, / Assistant Adjutant General.â? 1 page, 5.25â? x 8.25â?. Slight tears at folds. Fine Condition. Ulysses S. Grant died at 8:09 A.M. in his friend John Drexelâ??s Adirondack cottage, on the slopes of Mount McGregor, where he lived for the six weeks prior to his death. Lockhead beautifully expressed the impact of Grant on all Civil War veterans as, â??As our beloved comrade is laid down to rest, let us cherish his virtues and learn to imitate them. It seems well that we should leave our Comrade to rest, where over him will bend the arching sky, as it did in great love when he pitched his tent, or lay down weary and footsore by the way, or on the battle field, for an hourâ??s sleep. As he was then so he is still in the hands of the Heavenly Father.â? The Grand Army of the Republic was a fraternal organization of Union Civil War ve

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        The Poetical Works

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin, and Company, 1885. Eight volumes, octavo; finely bound in contemporary tan polished calf, gilt. Very attractive set of Longfellow's works.

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        Fables de La Fontaine publiees par D. Jouaust avec l'eloge de La Fontaine par Chamfort. Dessin d'Emile Adan, graves a l'eau-forte par Le Rat. 2 Bde. in 1. Paris, Librairie des Bibliophiles 1885. 4to. XLVI,308 S. Mit 12 Orig.-Radierungen in jeweils 3 Zuständen von Le Rat nach Zeichnungen von Emile Adam. Bordeauxroter ecrasierter Orig.-Maroquinbd. auf 5 Bünden mit reichster Rückenvergoldung, Rückentitel, dreifache goldene Deckelfileten, Steh- u. Innenkantenvergoldung, reichvergoldete Doubluren, Vollgoldschnitt. In Orig.-Schuber. (Signiert Marius Michel).

      . . Eines von 10 Exemplaren der absoluten Vorzugsausgabe auf Japan mit den Radierungen von Le Rat in drei Zuständen. Gebunden von Marius Michel, einem der bedeutendsten Buchbinder des 20. Jahrhunderts. Hellbraune Doubluren, umlaufend reiches filigranes Rankwerk, eingefaßt von goldenen Fileten, Ecken mit goldenen Faunsköpfen besetzt. Makelloses Exemplar diese bibliophilen Rarität.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schmidt & Günther Einzelunte]
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        Semmering-Bahn. 10 Chromolithographien nach Aquarellen von M. Streicher nach Gemälden von A. Gerasch. ( so voll.ständig )

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

      [Bookseller: Buchhandlung & Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        WINNIPEG DAILY TIMES [A bound volume containing all daily issues for the period January 4, 1885, to July 30, 1885]

      Times Printing and Publishing Company 1885 - The Winnipeg Daily News was one of Winnipeg's four local newspapers at the time (the others being the Manitoba Free Press, the Winnipeg Daily Sun, and the Winnipeg Siftings). It was published daily (except Sunday) by the Times Printing and Publishing Company, commencing April 12, 1879 and concluding July 30, 1885. In its final year, the publisher claimed it had the largest circulation of any newspaper in Manitoba. Each issue is complete in itself and measures 51 x 67 cm, the text being printed in eight columns on both sides of the page. The historical significance of this archive can hardly be overestimated, as it contains a day-by-day account of the Northwest Rebellion, nominally led by Louis Riel, and the subsequent capture and trial of the rebel leader. The daily dispatches from Regina, where Riel's trial proceedings commenced on July 20, are detailed and frequently quote verbatim from actual testimony at the trial itself (which concluded July 31), and include most of Riel's frequent outbursts and interjections. They are the best eye-witness account we have of what actually took place at what was arguably the most important trial in Canadian history. The binding holding the newspapers is now broken, but the internal binding is intact. A few issues have large closed tears, else most are in very good condition. Note: copies of this newspaper are not archived in the website newspaperarchive[dot]com. Microfilmed copies are available for reference at the Millenium Library in Winnipeg, at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, and at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth, Texas. The Winnipeg Daily Times is not referenced in Peel's "Bibliography of the Prairie Provinces to 1953" (although the Manitoba Free Press is), nor is it referenced in the major Louis Riel bibliography, published by the Saskatchewan Library Association, nor is it mentioned in "Louis Riel - An Annotated Bibliography", by Dhand, Hunt and Goshawk, even though many - if not most - of the works cited in the Riel bibliographies draw, either directly or indirectly, upon newspaper accounts of the trial. One must wonder if much information and insight about both the Rebellion and Riel's trial could still be mined from such a priceless archive. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Walk in Sydney Streets on the Shady Side. 20 Sketches.

      The Author, Sydney 1885 - Folio, lithographic dedication, title and envoi, and 20 lithographs; some scattered spotting but a good copy in the original publisher's half morocco, expertly rebacked, edges bumped. One of the rarer nineteenth-century illustrated Australian books in a handsome Sydney binding by W.E. Smith. A journalist, Whitelocke was born in London in 1861. It is not clear when he arrived in Australia but he entered journalism in the 1880s and was editor of the Barrier Miner and the National Advocate; he also wrote for the Sydney Mail and other papers. His social sympathies and his often satirically observant eye are obvious from this series of Mayhewesque images of Sydney city life. As Whitelocke himself comments in the advertisement to the work, the idea was prompted by a Sydney Morning Herald review of his 24 original sketches from the works of Charles Dickens (1882): the editors applauded the sketches, but openly wondered why the artist did not stay closer to home, as 'Sydney streets afford more subjects for a book of sketches than any work of Dickens'. Whitelocke acknowledged the value of such a project, and the resulting lithographs show that he was evidently drawn to the everyday bustle of the city, producing a fascinating series of social documents. His concern is with everyday life, whether it is an image of a Chinese vegetable seller, news-boys, orators in the park or street musicians (playing a harp, no less). There is a moralising tone to much of the letterpress, which belies the evident empathy and compassion of the images.

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      Will H. Coleman, New York 1885 - First edition, issue 2. 12mo., 324pp., illustrated with 14 plates. Publisher's original wraps, with image of alligator holding a sign in its mouth, with Exposition Edition at he bottom. The wrappers are bright, with little to no soiling or creasing, and contain the publisher's advertisements on the inside rear wrapper. The rear wrapper's fore-edge, overlaps the text block by 3/8th of an inch. This overlapping piece of the rear wrapper is creased and has tears. The first plate (frontis) is detatched. Plates are mildly age-toned, otherwise pages are clean and bright (except for the last 2 leaves, which have some light foxing). A Very Good copy in excellent wraps. Lacking the Map, as usual. ***Howes C-574: Hearn's name at foot of page 299-present. Map not issued in all copies.*** [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Meyers Konversations-Lexikon. Vierte, gänzlich umgearbeitete Auflage. 16 Bde. Mit zahlreichen doppelblattgroßen lithographierten Farbtafeln und Holzstichen im Text. Band 1-16 und 17 ( Ergänzungsband ) sowie Band 18 + 19...

      Leipzig, Bibliographisches Institut, 1885.. (... = Erstes und zweites Jahressupplement 1890/91 + 1892/92. Zusammen 19 Bände. So vollständig. Erscheinungszeitraum 1885 - 1892 ) Mit zusammen ca. 19800 Seiten sowie sehr zahlreichen schwarz-weißen Illustrationen im Text und auf Tafeln, zahlreichen chromolithographieren Farbtafeln und zahlreichen farbigen Plänen und Karten. Jeweils in Original Halblederbänden mit reich goldgeprägtem schmalen Einbandrücken, 4° ( 25 x 16,5 cm ). Einbände teils berieben, Ecken und Kanten teils bestoßen, teils etwas fleckig. Bei Band 1, 10, 13, 15 ist das obere Kaptal eingerissen bzw. beschädigt ( 3 Bände hierbei oben mit kleiner Fehlstelle ), bei einigen weiteren Bänden ist das obere Kapital des schmalen Einbandrückens leicht ausgefranst. Innen von meist guter Erhaltung, Papier zeitbedingt gebräunt, wenige Seiten und wenige Tafeln gering stockfleckig. Die schönen Tafeln von guter Erhaltung. Zusammen 19 Bände. ( Gesamtgewicht ca. 35.000 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

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      Edinburgh Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1885 and 1889. Oblong folio, pictorial boards. Neatly rebacked, boards darkened and spotted, mild toning to contents, images clean and coloring bright. Eleven gorgeous full page color lithograph plates of mostly 17th century shoes, each with facing page of historical description. Appendix with woodcut vignette illustrations. The Supplement contains historical text, two black and white plates of ancient shoes and four plates of shoes in color lithography. Visually stunning.. Pictorial Boards.. Near Fine.. Illus. by Greig.. Oblong Folio.

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        Wiener Werkstätten Postkarte No. 591.

      0, [Wien, - [Wien, o. J.] OPostkarte [14 x 9 cm]. Signiert "Mela Köhler". - Die Karte ist nicht gelaufen. Ecken unsauber, hds. Besitzsign., etw. angestaubt, leichte Gbrsp. - Köhler (1885 - 1960), war Schülerin von Kolo Moser und Mitglied der Wiener Werkstätte, wo sie nicht nur Postkarten und Mode entwarf, sondern auch Illustrationen. Deutsch

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        Vierteljahresschrift für Musikwissenschaft. Redigiert von Guido Adler. 10 Bände und Generalregister bearbeitet von R. Schwarz, zusammen 11 Bände.

      Leipzig, Breitkopf & Härtel, 1885, 1895.. Gr- 8°. Mit etlichen Tafeln auf Karton und einigen gefalteten Tabellen bzw. Notentafeln Halb-Leinen d. Zt.. Die klassische Zeitschrift mit vielen bedeutenden Beiträgen hier mit dem separaten Register, komplett in 11 Bänden. - Titel mit kleinem Besitzerstempel "Rudolf Ficker, Innsbruck". Wenig gebräunt, teils berieben oder etwas bestossen, einige Gebrauchsspuren. - Seltene Original-Ausgabe. - Kein Versand in die Schweiz.

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        The Works of William Shakespeare (in Ten Volumes ) - complete edition.

      London, Sonnenschein, 1885.. ( Escheinungszeitraum 1885 - 1886 ) Fifth Edition. Mit XII und zusammen ca. 5000 Seiten sowie 3 Tafeln. Die Bände jeweils in braunem Ohldr mit goldgeprägtem schmalen Einbandrücken, marmorierten Vorsatzpapieren und marmoriertem Buchschnitt, 8° ( 22,5 x 14,5 cm ). Band 1 mit kleiner Beschädigung am Vorderdeckel, 2 Einbände gering fleckig, innen wenige Seiten gering fleckig. Insgesamt guter und dekorativer Zustand. Zusammen 10 Bände. ( Gesamtgewicht ca. 10500 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

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        King Solomon's Mines

      London: Cassell, 1885. First Edition, First Printing, with all first issue textual errors present: p. 10 - "Bamamgwato"; p.122, 3rd line up "let twins to live"; p.307 footnote, second to last line "wrod". No catalogue at rear; likely one of 500 copies of the British sheets shipped to New York and bound there with no catalogue. Clean pages. Color map at front is intact and complete with a few short tears. Binding pulling a bit at front paste down, rubbed spine, bumped corners with exposed tips, wear spot on spine, binding a bit shaky, spine leans a bit, light foxing and smudging throughout text. Cloth frayed along edges. A nice copy in better-than-average shape, more rare than the British issue of the book.

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        Erbhof im Hochschwarzwald. - Ölgemälde auf Malpappe.

      . Ca. 70 (H) x50 cm (Rahmen: 79 (H) x 60 cm). Kabis, Carl, 1885 - ?; Schwarzwaldmaler / Künstlerkolonie in Eutingen: Erbhof im Hochschwarzwald. -Original Ölgemälde auf Malpappe, links oben signiert 'Carl Kabis'; hinten auf Original-Klebeetikett vom Künstler bezeichnet und signiert: 'Erbhof im Hochschwarzwald / Ölgemälde von C. Kabis - Pforzheim'; Malpappe rs. mit Händlerstempel 'J. Haas / Malutensilien'. - Klebeetikett ramponiert und berieben; Spuren von zweitem Klebeetikett..

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        Fromont jeune et Risler aîné. Moeurs parisiennes. Notices littéraire par Gustave Geffroy. Douze compositions de Em(ile) Bayard, gravées à l'eau-forte par J. Massard.

      Conquet,, Paris, 1885 - 2 Bde. Paris, Conquet, 1885. 22,8x15 cm. 2 Bl., XXIV, 204 S., 1 Bl; 2 Bl., 368 S. Rote Maroquin-Bde. mit riecher goldgepr. Rückenverzierung, dreifacher Deckelfiletierung, Steh- und Innenkantenvergoldung, marmor. Vorsätzen, Ganzgoldschnitt, OBr. (inkl. Rücken) eingebunden. In Schuber (sign. Chambolle-Duru). Eines von 150 num. Exemplaren auf Japan (+ 350 num. Ex. auf Vélin du Marais). - (Fürsten-Exlibris auf Vorsatz). - Sehr schönes Exemplar. Sprache: Französisch Rote Maroquin-Bde. mit riecher goldgepr. Rückenverzierung, dreifacher Deckelfiletierung, Steh- und Innenkantenvergoldung, marmor. Vorsätzen, Ganzgoldschnitt, OBr. (inkl. Rücken) eingebunden. In Schuber (sign. Chambolle-Duru). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      O. O., 19. VI. 1885.. 3 SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo.. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Herrn mit Dank für ein Buch, das er ihr habe zukommen lassen. Sie habe es im Moment ihrer Abreise nach Prag erhalten und konnte es daher während der Reise lesen, was ihr die langen Stunden der Einsamkeit im Wagon erheblich angenehmer gemacht habe: "Merci de m'avoir aide a passer agreablement les longues heures de solitude en waggon et croyez qu je vous suis fort obligee [...]". - Auf Briefpapier mit gepr. Briefkopf und faks. Namenszug "Desiree" in Goldprägung.

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        IRENE ALBAR. Novela cubana (2 volúmenes) - Barcelona 1885 - 1ª ed.

      - Barcelona, Imp. Luis Tasso, 1885. Vol I: 212p. 2h. Vol II: 203p. 2h. 8º mayor. Rústica editorial ilustrada. Puntos de óxido en cubiertas y páginas en blanco. Puntas rozadas. Intonso. Buen ejemplar. 1ª edición. Primera edición. 1st edition. First edition Literatura latinoamericana. Cuba. Novela. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        WINNIPEG DAILY TIMES [A bound volume containing all daily issues for the period January 4, 1885, to July 30, 1885]

      Winnipeg, MB.: Winnipeg Daily Times. 1885. Elephant folio, This is the original newspaper - it is not a reprint or copy - and it contains all the pages as printed for each issue. . One of Winnipeg's four local newspapers at the time (the others being the Manitoba Free Press, the Winnipeg Daily Sun, and the Winnipeg Siftings). It was published daily (except Sunday) by the Times Printing and Publishing Company, commencing April 12, 1879 and concluding July 30, 1885. In its final year, the publisher claimed it had the largest circulation of any newspaper in Manitoba. Note: copies of this newspaper are not archived in the website "newspaperarchivedotcom". Microfilmed copies are available for reference at the Millenium Library in Winnipeg, at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, and at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth, Texas. Microfilmed copies can be ordered from the Canadian Library Association. Each issue is complete in itself and measures 51 x 67 cm, the text being printed in eight columns on both sides of the page. The historical significance of this archive can hardly be overestimated, as it contains a day-by-day account of the the Northwest Rebellion, nominally led by Louis Riel, and the subsequent capture and trial of the rebel leader. The daily dispatches from Regina, where Riel's trial took place, are detailed and frequently quote extensively from actual testimony at the trial, including most of Riel's frequent outbursts and interjections. They are the best eye witness account we have of what actually took place at what was clearly one of the most historic trials in Canadian history. The binding holding the newspapers is now broken, but the internal binding is intact. A few issues have large closed tears, else in very good condition. .

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        Wiener Werkstätten Postkarte No. 358. [Liebe und Alkohol].

      0, [Wien, - [Wien, o. J.] OPostkarte [14 x 9 cm]. Ohne Monogramm. - Die Karte ist nicht gelaufen, etw. angestaubt, leichte Gbrsp. - Jung (1885 - 1915), studierte von 1901 bis 1908 an der Kunstgewerbeschule in Wien, wo er von Alfred Roller, Carl Otto Czeschka und Bertold Löffler unterrichtet wurde. Sein außergewöhnliches Talent trat besonders als Illustrator in Holzschnitt, Linolschnitt und Buchillustrationen hervor. Während seiner Studienzeit veröffentlichte er ein Buch über farbigen Holzschnitt "Freunden geschnitten und gedruckt von Moriz Jung"(Leipzig - Wien, 1906), eine Fibel mit tierischen Alphabeth, und 1907 entwarf er ein "Plakat für das Cabaret Fledermaus "(Wien, Hist. Mus.) für die Wiener Werkstätte, das Karikaturen der Schauspieler Grete Kunkel, Else Saldern, Egon Dorn, Hilde Radnay und Oskar Steiner darstellte. Weiterhin illustrierte er für das Cabaret Fledermaus "Zweite Programm Notizen" (1907), mt verschiedenen Beispiel-Szenen. Für die Wiener Werkstätte, entwarf Jung auch illustrierte Flugblätter (1907-8), u.a. "Der Riese und der Kirschbaum"(Wien, Hist. Mus.); und 1908, eine Reihe von 24 komischen Bildpostkarten. Deutsch

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      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Mexico. 1885. 260pag + indice + 39 laminas a color. 29x20,5. Catalogo Alfabetico de los Nombres pertenecientes al idioma "Nahualt". Estudio Jeroglifico de la Matricula de los Tributos del Codice Mendocino por Antonio Penafiel. Dibujos de las "Antigüedades Mexicanas" de Lord Kingsborough por el Sr. Domingo Carral y Grabados por el Sr. Antonio H.Galaviz y se imprimio de acuerdo del Sr. Gral Carlos Pacheco. Magnifica Obra Mexicana. Ref 5.5 Biblioteca A.

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        Antiquarian Researches in Illyricum (Parts 111 & IV)

      From The Archaeologia (Printed by Nichols and Sons), Westminster 1885 - 4to. Pp 167. 2 double page maps and numerous figures in the text. BOUND WITH 9 further papers: Francis Joseph Baigent "Ibberton Church, Dorsetshire and its Painted Glass". Pp 9. 5 plates(2 coloured), full page plan and figures in the text. Thomas Frederick Kirby "The Ancient Charters of the City of Winchester". Pp 25. I facsimile plate. George Scharf" On a Votive Painting of Saint George and the Dragon with kneeling figures of Henry VII, his Queen and Children". Pp iv, 63. 1 plate. Everard Green " Remarks on the Fifteenth-Century Diptych of the Chevalier Philip Hinckaert etc." Pp 9.1 plate. Edwin Freshfield " Some Remarks upon the Book of Records and History of the Parish of St. Stephen, Coleman Street, in the City of London. Pp 41. W.H. St.John Hope " On the English Medieval Drinking Bowls called Mazers. Pp 65. 1 plate and figures in the text. C.M.Church " The Episcopate of Reginald, Bishop of Bath (1174-1191) etc. Pp 66. The Worshipful Chancellor Ferguson " On an Astrolabe Planisphere of English Make." Pp 10.1 plate. C.M. Church " Roger of Salisbury, First Bishop of Bath and Wells 1244-1247." Pp 24. In all 10 papers nicely bound in buckram entitled "Papers Communicated to the Society of Antiquaries". From the Monks' Library, Fort Augustus Abbey. Bound by and for the library and each off-print presented to the library by Everard Green. Some foxing. Extra postage at cost will be required. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

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

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      London, Dean & Son, 160A Fleet Street, E.C., circa 1885.Edition unknown, inscribed Christmas 1885 on front endpaper, folio, 355 x 240 mm, 14 x 9½ inches, no title page as issued, 8 pages printed 1 side only, each with a half page coloured movable puppet show scene, each scene with 2 movable figures: Punch, Judy, Beadle, Clown, Shallabala (a black lady), Dog Toby (2 scenes). All the illustrations and movable figures are boldly and brightly colour printed, each scene has a brightly coloured proscenium arch with royal arms and mottoes at the top in the centre and the background is black. In the lower half of the page is the image in colour of a drummer and to his right is the verse dialogue for the scene. In the original green cloth backed cream boards, with large coloured illustration of Punch and Toby at top left and Judy and baby at bottom right, title in green and orange, adverts for Goodall's Household Specialities on lower cover, pale yellow endpapers. Covers lightly soiled and slightly worn at edges and corners, small scrape to imprint on upper cover, inner paper hinges front and rear repaired at some time with white binder's tape which at rear has partly lifted, front endpaper slightly stained, slightly worn at edge and with a small piece torn off at the top, the mechanism to all movables needs restoration or attention, some tabs are missing or creased, the figures are complete and undamaged except that the Clown is missing his left hand (image 3) and in the last scene the hand of Punch holding his hat has been carefully and invisibly reattached, 5 of the puppet theatres have a small tear to one or both lower corners, 60 mm (2") closed tear to lower left corner of theatre on Ghost of Judy, repaired neatly with no loss, margins are slightly thumbed, the thin plain backing paper which should cover the mechanism is slightly torn or has large chips on several of the pages. A rare Dean movable book in need of expert repairs. There is a copy in the University of Exeter and another in the V. & A., not in British Library, no copies listed on WorldCat. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Collections et collectionneurs, plus volume of manuscript material and correspondence pertaining to this book

      Paris, 1885. <p>The Published Book and the Correspondence Leading to the Book </p><p>Eudel, Paul (1837-1911). (1) Collections et collectionneurs. [6], ii, 300pp. Paris: G. Charpentier et Cie., 1885. 195 x 147 mm. (uncut). Modern quarter morocco, marbled boards; original printed wrappers bound in (mended at gutter margins). Minor fraying at margins, but fine. One of only two copies printed on rose-colored paper, with Eudel&#146;s signed autograph inscription on the title verso: &#147;Il a été tiré sur papier rose deux exemplaires qui n&#146;ont pas été mis dans le commerce. Paul Eudel. No. 2&#148; [There were two copies printed on pink paper that were not for sale. Paul Eudel. No. 2]. (2) Correspondance, Collections et collectionneurs, avant et après (spine title). Bound volume of correspondence containing over 80 manuscript letters and other materials relating to Eudel&#146;s Collections et collectionneurs. 1881-85. 223 x 151 mm. Bound, presumably for Eudel, in full morocco gilt, very slight wear at spine. Together two items. Minor marginal fraying, light toning but fine. </p><p>First Edition of no. (1), one of only two copies printed on rose-colored paper, presumably for Eudel and with his signed limitation inscription on the verso of the title. Paul Eudel, one of the great French connoisseurs, bibliophiles and art critics of the nineteenth century, amassed important collections of antique jewelry, eighteenth-century prints, posters, rare books, bindings and other objets d&#146;art. He also wrote prolifically on the subject of collecting, publishing both books and articles in newspapers such as Le Figaro and Le Temps; his reviews of the auction sales held at Paris&#146;s L&#146;Hôtel Drouot were collected and published in nine volumes between 1882 and 1891. Eudel was the author of a famous exposé of artistic and literary forgeries titled Le truquage (1884), which did much to shape modern opinion on the subject. He was a patron of the arts and a friend of many artists and writers, including Victor Hugo, whom Eudel gave credit for having &#147;convinced the French that antiques had value&#148; (Auslander, p. 185). </p><p>Eudel&#146;s Collections et collectionneurs contains eight articles on collecting and collectors that had previously appeared in periodicals, together with Eudel&#146;s preface written for the book-form edition. Included are articles on stamp collecting, shells, antique toys and puppets, together with profiles of collectors such as Baron Charles Davillier, fencing master and historian Arsène Vigeant, and Aimé Desmottes. We are offering one of two specially printed hors de commerce copies of this work, no doubt commissioned by Eudel, and signed by him. </p><p>Accompanying the work is Eudel&#146;s handsomely bound volume of correspondence relating to the production and reception of Collections et collectionneurs, containing over eighty letters (most with covers bound in) and other materials. Among the letters are seven from Arthur Maury (1844-1907), one of the pioneers of philately and author of the first stamp-collecting catalogues; three from Arsène Vigeant; four from Ad. Giraldon regarding the toy collection of Mme. Agar; two from pottery collector Gustave Gouellain, to whom Eudel dedicated Collections et collectionneurs; and eleven from the printing firm of P. Charaire et fils, who printed the work for publisher G. Charpentier. Also included in the volume is a 21-page manuscript document in French on shell collecting and collectors covering much of the material in Eudel&#146;s piece on the subject. We have not been able to identify the author, but it might have been written by Eudel&#146;s brother Émile, a noted shell collector. Auslander, &#147;The gendering of consumer practices in nineteenth century France,&#148; in Consumption: The History and Regional Development of Consumption, ed. D. Miller (2001), pp. 157-189. </p>

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        La Cite Chinoise. Autograph Manuscript and printed book

      Paris: Nouvelle Revue, 1885. <p>Manuscript of a Pioneering Sociological Treatise on China, Together with a Presentation Copy of the Published Work</p><p>Simon, G. Eugène (1829-96). (1) Manuscrits. [On following leaf:] La cité chinoise . . . Le village abandonné. Pages détachées. Autograph manuscript. 253ff., variously numbered, plus unnumbered cover sheets. 317 x 202 mm. Bound in quarter morocco, mottled boards, gilt-lettered spine, light rubbing. Some edges frayed, minor soiling. Inscribed by Simon on the first leaf: "A ma bien aimée soeur Adeline G. Eug. Simon" and signed by him in a few other places in the manuscript. Printer&#39;s marks and annotations. (2) La cité chinoise. 12mo. [8], 389, [3]pp. Paris: Nouvelle Revue, 1885. 183 x 116 mm. Marbled boards, cloth spine c. 1885, light rubbing. Light browning and foxing. Sheet bound in front with Simon&#39;s autograph presentation inscription: "Monsieur Maret hommage de l&#39;auteur G. Eug. Simon." Pencil notes of former owner on this sheet and several leaves of text.</p><p>(1) The manuscript of Eugène Simon&#39;s La cité chinoise (1885), a pioneering sociological analysis of Chinese culture and traditions that was later praised by one Chinese scholar as "the best book written in any European language on the spirit of the Chinese civilization" (Gu Hongming, Spirit of the Chinese People [1915]; quoted by David Gosset). Simon, an agricultural engineer, traveled to China in the early 1860s and spent four years touring the country and studying its inhabitants and customs. During the latter part of the 1860s he served as France&#39;s consul in China. After his return to France, Simon published La cité chinoise, a work that helped to counter the prevailing mid-nineteenth century European view of China as a stagnant, despotic and morally inferior society. </p><p>Simon&#39;s book idealizes China as a peasant society where liberty in all its forms-political, economic, religious, and intellectual-is realized. Simon&#39;s book, which was very popular, prophesied that all European attempts to subject China to industrialization, colonization, or modernization would fail because of the astounding vitality of the rural nation and its naturalistic civilization. On contemporaries, Simon&#39;s book . . . had an impact out of all proportion to its intrinsic importance. Paul Ernst, the German poet, was inspired by Simon to adulate the collectivist peasant culture of China for giving a higher place to spiritual than to material values ("China in Western Thought and Culture," Dictionary of the History of Ideas, I, p. 371).</p><p>The manuscript volume we are offering contains not only the manuscript of La cité chinoise that Simon sent to the printer, but also an additional, apparently unpublished shorter work entitled "Le village abandonnée," as well as a section titled "Pages détachées," which appears to contain drafts, revisions or deleted pages from La cité chinoise. Some of these pages have portions cut from them; these probably correspond to some of the pasted-in corrections in Simon&#39;s manuscript. Simon presented this manuscript book to his sister, as indicated in his presentation inscription on the first leaf.</p><p>(2) First Edition. Simon&#39;s book went through seven editions between 1885 and 1891. This copy of the first edition bears Simon&#39;s presentation inscription to a M. Maret. Gosset, "The Dragon&#39;s Metamorphosis," Asia Times, Dec 9, 2006 (internet reference). </p>

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      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Barcelona. 1885. Holandesa Piel. XXXI+376Pag. 39x28. Profusamente ilustrado. Bello Ejemplar. Ref 2.7 Biblioteca A.

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        Autograph Letter, signed, from Lucy Stone to Mrs. Pitman, regarding the health of her mother

      Dorchester, jan. 6, 1885. Dorchester, jan. 6, 1885. 1p., on a folded quarto sheet. Old fold lines, very good plus . Letter written by Lucy Stone to Mrs. Pitman, regarding her mother&#39;s health and involvement in meetings, possibly suffrage related. Stone was a prominent suffragist, abolitionist, and women&#39;s rights activist. She writes, "I looked all day yesterday for the comfort of your face at no. 5, as I thought your mother might send a message in reply to mine. I am very sorry to hear how poorly she is, and I trust she may be better soon. I did not expect she would pay Mrs. Cloflin, and I thought we might owe her a balance if the collections had not covered the expense, as I understood they had not. It was very good of her to take charge of the meetings. Only think! what might be done if others who are well felt the same spirit to do what they could. With kind love to your Mother and to you. Yours truly Lucy Stone"

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        Le vieux Toulouse disparu. Dessins originaux de F. Mazzoli. Texte explicatif par MM. le baron Desazars, L. Saint-Charles, E. Lapierre

      Imp. A. Chauvin, Toulouse 1885 - Grand in-4. Collation : XX, 106, (1) pp., 32 planches h.-t. Demi-maroquin brun à coins. (Reliure de l'époque.). Illustré par 32 vues des monuments disparus de Toulouse, dessinés par Ferdinand Mazzoli (1821-1893). Ces dessins sont reproduits ici par phototypie de Quinsac. On joint un DESSIN ORIGINAL aquarellé de Mazzoli. Il est légendé et signé de sa main : "Porte Arnaud-Bernard démolie, Vieux Toulouse disparu." Ce dessin, daté de 1884, n'a pas été retenu pour illustrer l'ouvrage et montre probablement ce qu'il restait à l'époque de cette porte. Ce bel ouvrage a été imprimé à petit nombre, il est rare aujourd'hui. Quelques rousseurs.

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        The Art Of Blending And Compounding Liquors And Wines

      New York: Dick & Fitzgerald Publishers, 1885. New York: Dick & Fitzgerald Publishers, 1885. Octavo, 68, [4 ads], pages. 1885 printing, but with a small rubber stamp to the title page indicating, "Revised Edition, 1897". There are, however, no changes to the text or the ads. In classic Dick & Fitzgerald style, the publisher has packaged the old as new. Contains detailed information on blending to create imitations of popular spirits, but also recipes for cordials, essences, and more. Includes, laid-in, two printed advertisements/price lists for Philadelphia Extract Mfg. Co, offering Liquor Flavors, Fruit Extracts etc., including one additive called "Body & Age" available for $4 per gallon. A bit of foxing to preliminaries, some age toning to some pages, otherwise very good, in publisher&#39;s black and gilt-stamped maroon cloth. Overall very good. [Noling Beverage Literature, page 156].

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