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        The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. and the Journal of His Tour to the Hebrides

      London: George Routledge and Sons, 1885. The Sir Joshua Reynolds edition. Spines a little faded, else a fine set. Quarto.

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        The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade). Webster edition

      New York: Charles L. Webster. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. Some minor wear to head and tail of spine, and scattered damp-flecks to boards. Front hinge cracked at frontispiece. Insect damage to interior of front and rear boards and tiny hole in ffep, plus some small areas of loss to rear endpapers and pin sized hole to p.366. 1885. First Edition, Early Issue. Original green pictorial cloth, blocked and lettered in gilt and black in folding cloth and marbled paper covered collector's box. 220mm x 180mm (9" x 7"). 366pp. Frontispiece and 173 text illustrations by E. W. Kemble. First American edition, early issue with BAL points: copyright notice dated 1884, "was" for saw on p. 57, the "Him and Another Man" plate listed incorrectly as being at p.88, pagination on page 155 with final "5" missing. Photogravure plate by Heliotype Printing Co. of a portrait of bust by Karl Gerhardt with a tablecloth visible (BAL state 1), with the final blank leaf, also with the misprint "decided" on p. 9. Missing "L" from illustration on p.143, later corrected to "Col", as well as broken "b" in "body" on line seven. This copy is inscribed and dated by its first owner "6th April 1885". .

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        Montcalm and Wolfe. Two volumes.

      Boston, Little, Brown & Co., 1885. First Edition. One of seventy-five large paper copies. Bound in publisher's original purple cloth with spines stamped in gilt. Sun fading to spines with wear to heads and heels of spines. Image available on request. Hardcover. Book condition: Overall very good condition.

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        Edition Nationale

      Librairie de l'Edition Nationale, Emile Testard Editeur 1885 Poésie (15 volumi) -Théatre (5 volumi) - Romans (14 volumi) - Histoire (2 volumi) - Philosophie (2 volumi) - Actes et Paroles (3 volumi) - Voyage (2 volumi) - "La vie de Victor Hugo" di Louis Ulbach. Centinaia di incisioni originali, vignette o tavole f.t. (da cm 7x12 a 17x12). livre publié de 1885 à 1895 La vie de Victor Hugo par Louis Ulbach. POESIE: Odes et ballades. Les orientales. Les feuilles d?automne. Les chants du crépuscule. Les voix intérieures. Les rayons et les ombres. Les chatiments. Les contemplations I Autrefois. Les contemplations II Aujourd?hui. La légende des siècles I. La légende des siècles II. La légende des siècles III. La légende des siècles IV. Les chansons des rues et des bois. L?année terrible. L?art d?etre grand-père. Le pape. La pitié supreme. Religions et religion. L?ane. Les quatre vents de l?esprit. ROMANS: Notre-Dame de Paris I. Notre-Dame de Paris II. Han d?Islande. Bug-jargal. Le dernier jour d?un condamné. Claude Gueux. Les misérables, I Fantine. Les misérables, II Cosette. Les misérables, III Marius. Les misérables, IV L?idylle rue Plumet et l?épopée rue Saint-Denis. Les misérables, V Jean Valjean. Les travailleurs de la mer I. Les travailleurs de la mer II. L?homme qui rit I. L?homme qui rit II. Quatrevingt-treize. ACTES ET PAROLES: Avant l?exile 1841-1851. Pendant l?exil 1852-1870. Depuis l?exile 1870-1885. VOYAGE: Le Rhin I. Le Rhin II. THEATRE: Cromwell. Hernani. Marion de Lorme. Le roi s?amuse. Lucrèce Borgia. Marie Tudor. Angelo, Tyran de Padoue. La Esmeralda. Ruy Blas. Les burgraves. Torquemada. Amy Robsart. Les jumeaux. PHILOSOPHIE: Littérature et philosophie mèlées. William Shakespeare. HISTOIRE: Napoléon le petit. Histoire d?un crime 4to pp. 400 circa a volume ril recente non editoriale in mezza tela e angoli (rebound in half-cloth) Ottimo (Fine)

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        Caractères d'Imprimerie Gve Mayeur [ Fonderie typographique Mayeur ]

      Fonderie typographique Gustave Mayeur 1885 1 vol. in-folio reliure d'éiteur pleine percaline verte illustrée, Fonderie typographique Gustave Mayeur, Paris, 15 Février 1885 Beau spécimen général de la Fonderie Mayeur (reliure très lég. frottée en dos et frottée en coupes, bon état intérieur). Rare (cf. Catalogue Bérès, I, 2005, A-265) Français

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        The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade). Webster edition

      New York Charles L. Webster 1885. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. Some minor wear to head and tail of spine, and scattered damp-flecks to boards. Front hinge cracked at frontispiece. Insect damage to interior of front and rear boards and tiny hole in ffep, plus some small areas of loss to rear endpapers and pin sized hole to p.366 First Edition, Early Issue Original green pictorial cloth, blocked and lettered in gilt and black in folding cloth and marbled paper covered collector's box 220mm x 180mm (9" x 7"). 366pp. Frontispiece and 173 text illustrations by E. W. Kemble. First American edition, early issue with BAL points: copyright notice dated 1884, "was" for saw on p. 57, the "Him and Another Man" plate listed incorrectly as being at p.88, pagination on page 155 with final "5" missing. Photogravure plate by Heliotype Printing Co. of a portrait of bust by Karl Gerhardt with a tablecloth visible (BAL state 1), with the final blank leaf, also with the misprint "decided" on p. 9. Missing "L" from illustration on p.143, later corrected to "Col", as well as broken "b" in "body" on line seven. This copy is inscribed and dated by its first owner "6th April 1885".

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        Bunrei Kacho Gafu (Album of drawings of flowers and birds by Bunrei).

      Yokohama, Meiji, 18 [1885]. 2 volumes. Folio (355 x 245mm). With 100 full-page coloured woodblock printed plates of which 32 double-page. In original stitched bindings. Published by Hobu Shokai, with an introduction by Kikuchi Yosai and illustrated by Maekawa Bunrei. These superb large plates are based on Bairei's much smaller album of 100 birds (1881), and transformed in this larger format. A beautifully produced work, printed in black with greys and a few subtle tints. A fine copy. Mitchell p. 230.

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        Union Bank of Spain and England Limited. Domicilio social: Madrid, 3, Bordadores. Londres, 21, Old Broad Street, East Center.

      Madrid, Establecimiento Tipográfico Sucesores de Rivadeneyra, 1885. 16 x 11,5 cms.; 59 pp. y un estadillo plegado. Excelente impresión sobre papel fuerte. Magnífica encuadernación en tafilete burdeos, hierros dorados en lomo, filetes, hierros y superlibros con el escudo de España en ambos planos. Guardas en moaré. Cantos y ontracantos dorados con ruedas. Encuadernación firmada por Ginesta. Extraordinario ejemplar de un rarísimo documento económico del siglo XIX español. El «Union Bank of Spain and England» fue el único Banco británico establecido en España. El inicio de su actividad tuvo lugar en Madrid, en 1882, bajo legislación inglesa, como una rama del joint stock «Union Bank» fundado en Londres el mismo año y su capital escriturado era de un millón de libras esterlinas, de las cuales 450.000 desembolsadas. En 1892 tenía ya Sucursales en Barcelona, Bilbao, Sevilla y Valencia, siendo sus actividades, aparte de las operaciones generales de Banca y venta de Oro y Divisas, las relacionadas con la financiación de Ferrocarriles en el Sur de España, entre las que se cuenta el de Baza a Granada. Los personajes ligados a la Empresa fueron , entre otros, los ingleses Hanbury Barclay, Bernard Tindal Bosanquet, Joseph H. Gibbs, W. H. O'Shea, John G Sandeman, de la Firma Sandeman de vinos en Londres, Jerez, Lisboa y Oporto, Robert H. Willis, de la Firma Pedro Domecq y Compañía, de Londres, Jerez y Cádiz, y los españoles M.S. López, propietario, Hipólito Finat, propietario y antiguo miembro del Consejo del Banco de España, Federico López Gaviria, Marqués de Perijaa, y G. O'Shea , de O'Shea y Compañía, de Madrid. Pese a todo el Banco se vió afectado por la Crisis de 1892 y en 1895 los depósitos habian disminuido de forma alarmante lo que llevó a que en 1896 dejase de operar. Un año después fue liquidado.

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        I miei trentacinque anni di missione nell'alta Etiopia

      Tipografia Poliglotta di Propaganda Fide 1885 - 1895 Memorie Storiche di Fra Guglielmo Massaja cappuccino già Vicario Apostolico dei Galla Cardinale del titolo di S.Vitale - In folio piccolo - pp.XIV+219+219; 220+254; 213+200;227+221; 235+214; 198; 287 - Mezza pergamena - 12 in 7 Tomi - Opera illustrata da diverse incisioni e Carte Geografiche - ottima conservazione - Due volumi sono rilegati diversamente e non hanno il titolo in oro al dorso - Opera di sommo interesse storico-religioso,fondamentale per la ricostruzione delle vicende africane del periodo

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        Giappone e Siberia Note d'un viaggio nell'estremo oriente al seguito di S.A.R. il Duca di Genova.

      Milano, Treves, 1885. 1885 In folio, pagg. (8), 487 con 229 incisioni xilografiche nel test, 9 carte geografiche nel testo e 3 carte f.t., legatura in mezza pelle coeva con applicati i piatti ed il dorso editoriali in tela rossa, con ricchi fregi in nero e oro. Bella edizione riccamente illustrata del viaggio che l'Autore compì nell'Estremo Oriente tra il 1879 ed il 1880 a bordo della R. Corvetta "Vettor Pisani". L'opera ebbe molto successo e numerose edizioni. Luchino Dal Verme (1838-1911) fu militare e uomo politico italiano. Fu Capitano durante la terza guerra d'indipendenza e raggiunse il grado di tenente generale. Deputato al Parlamento dal 1896, fu sottosegretario alla Guerra e poi ministro nel gabinetto Di Rudinì. Lasciò il servizio militare nel 1898 continuando la vita politica. Arrossature tipiche della carta. Cerniere danneggiate ma interno nel complesso in ottimo stato. Non comune.

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        Giappone e Siberia. Note d'un viaggio nell'estremo oriente al seguito di S.A.R. il Duca di Genova

      Treves 1885 in folio (cm 38x28), pp. 8 nn., 487, leg. successiva in similpelle rossa con tit. in nero, conservata la bross. originale. L'opera, pubblicata a Milano nel 1882, suscitò grande interesse, sia per l'eccezionalità dell'impresa, sia per i luoghi descritti ed ill. da 229 incisioni e 12 carte geogr.; lievi fior. Molto raro. 731/18

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        HISTOIRES DISPUTES ET DISCOURS DES DIABLES, DES MAGICIENS INFAMES... PARIS. PROGRES MEDICAL & A. DELAHAYE ET LECROSNIER, 1885 1855

      PARIS. PROGRES MEDICAL & A. DELAHAYE ET LECROSNIER, 1885HISTOIRES, DISPUTES ET DISCOURS DES ILLUSIONS ET IMPOSTURES DES DIABLES, DES MAGICIENS INFAMES, SORCIÈRES ET EMPOISONNEURS; DES ENSORCELEZ ET DEMONIAQUES ET DE LA GUÈRISON D' ICEUX; ITEM DE LA PUNITION QUE MARITENT... LE TOUT COMPRIS EN SIX LIVRES.- DEUX DIALOGUES TOUCHANT LE POUVOIR DES SORCIÈRES ET DE LA PUNITION QU' ELLES MERITENT PAR THOMAS ERASTUS. PARIS, 1885. 2 VOLUMI IN- 8°, M. PELLE VERDE CON LARGHE PUNTE, COPERTINE ORIGINALI CONSERVATE. (4), LVIII, (2), 624 PP. , RITRATTO DELL' AUTORE F.T.; (4), VI, 608 PP. TIRATURA DI 150 ESEMPLARI > NUMERATI A PENNA (N. 49). BELLISSIMO ESEMPLARE IN UNA LEGATURA NUOVA. EDIZIONE ACCURATISSIMA DEL TESTO FRANCESE TRADOTTO DAL LATINO NEL 1579. > ( GARRISON - MORTON, 4916 ). HIRSCH, V, PP. 916-17. ZILBOORG, HISTORY OF MEDICAL PSYCHOLOGY, PP. 207-35. ALEXANDER - SELESNICK, HISTORY OF PSYCHIATRY, PP. 86-88. ZILBOORG, THE MEDICAL MAN AND THE WITCH DURING THE RENAISSANCE, PP. 109-207. LA FOLLIA DELLE STREGHE.

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        Heidi. Une Histoire pour les Enfants et pour Ceux qui les Aiment

      Gotha: Friedrich Andreas Perthes. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover rubbed. Spine faded. Previous owner inscription (1885) on fep. 1882. First French Edition. Blue decorative hardback cloth cover. 180mm x 120mm (7" x 5"). 261pp. 3 b/w plates. In French. .

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        Hunting Trips of a Ranchman; sketches of sport on the northern cattle plains.

      New York, G.P.Putnam's Sons, 1885. . Illustrated by A. B. Frost, R. Swain Gifford, J. C. Beard, Fannie Gifford and Henry Sandham. One of 500 numbered copies of the large-paper Medora Edition standing eleven inches tall. Bound in publisher's original tan cloth with front cover and spine stamped in gilt. Professionally rebacked. Image available on request. Hardcover. Book condition: Very good condition

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        Fra Kristiania-Bohêmen I-II.

      2 bind. Eget Forlag, Kristiania (Oslo) 1885. 8vo. XVII+(1)+308 335 sider. Samtidige turkisblå helshirtingsbind med enkel rygforgyldning. Velholdt sæt.. Præsentabelt sæt af førsteudgaven af Jægers hovedværk, der blev beslaglagt af myndighederne for blasfemi og blufærdighedskrænkelse.** Vedlagt: Min Forsvarstale i Højesteret. Min Forsvarstale i Højesteret. Kristiania, Eget Forlag, Kristiania 1886. 48 sider. + Hans Jægers sidste Ord i Bohêmesagen, eller Den Tale, som ikke blev holdt i Højesteret. Chr. H. Knudsen, Kristiania 1888. 72 sider. Begge med defekte omslag

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        L'Armee Francaise; types et uniformes. Two volumes in one.

      Paris, Roussod, Valdon etc, 1885 - 1889. First Edition. Folio measuring 14 x 18 3/4 inches. Complete with 60 colored plates and many black and white textual illustrations. Title pages for each volume. Bound in half red leather with marbled boards and marbled end papers. Skillfully rebacked with corners restored. Book condition: Very good condition

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        The UNIQUE MAP Of CALIFORNIA

      San Francisco:: Dickman - Jones Co. Lith.. (n. d.).. Envelope, oblong format: 5-5/8" x 9-5/8". Map: 28-3/8" x 21" 1st printing (presumed), ca 1885.. Map affixed to original, lithographed wallet-style mailing envelope.. General wear, age-toning & soiling to envelope, which is addressed to. one "Frank A Leach / c/o Oakland Enquirer / Oakland Calif". Map with. a few short tears along fold-seams. Withal, a VG - VG+ exemplar.. Remarkable color lithograph map of California, which shows drainage, county boundaries & acreage, railroads, principal products, and annual rainfall. Includes profile of the Sierra Nevada, 20 vignettes of places of interest [e.g., Golden Gate, Lake Tahoe, Yosemite, Hotel del Monte & Coronado], and 3 inset maps. We find only one auction record of this item, in 2012, which brought over fifteen hundred dollars, and that copy without the mailing envelope. Rare, especially in this original format.

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        Montcalm and Wolfe. Two volumes.

      First Edition. One of seventy-five large paper copies. Bound in publisher's original purple cloth with spines stamped in gilt. Sun fading to spines with wear to heads and heels of spines. Image available on request. Hardcover. Book condition: Overall very good condition.

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        Arabian Nights - The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night - Complete in 16 Volumes

      Benares : Kamashastra Society , 1885 . First Edition . Near Fine . Royal 8VO . Richard Burton's Plain and literal Translation of the Arabian Nights' Entertainments, Now Entitled The Book of the Thousand Nights' and a Night. With Introduction explanatory notes on the manners and customs of Moslem men and a terminal essay on the history of the Nights together with the Supplemental Nights with Notes, Anthropological and Explanatory. The original Kamashastra Edition (a publishing fiction created by Burton and Forster Fitzgerald Arbuthnot to avoid Britain's pornography laws) with the full text, this being a special extra-illustrated set with 230 plates of various types by Letchford, Wood and others, some on Japanese Vellum, some tissue-guarded, some with captions, others with neither, all taken from later, lesser printings. Beautifully bound by Birdsall of Northampton in crimson crushed levant morocco with elaborate gilt tooled borders on both sides, gilt tooled and panelled spines, wide gilt inside borders and the title rendered on the front covers in elaborate Arabic gilt inscriptions, TEG. Armorial bookplate in all volumes together with a plain square label on the FFEP, another larger rectangular label on its verso and a circular stamp on a blank preliminary all indentifying the books as property of a post-secondary institution. The books were part of a bequest and were never circulated or even made available to the public. The bindings are in essentially as new condition with cardboard corners still protecting many of the edges. There is some foxing in most of the volumes, mostly around the preliminary and later pages and surrounding the plates. Penzer p. 114. A magnificent set in stunning condition and certainly one of the finest extant. Pictures available. Very heavy, special shipping considerations will apply.

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        Meyers Konversations-lexicon: Ein Encyclopadie Des Allemeinen Wissens.

      Leipzig, Bibliographisches Institut, 1885. . Fourth complete revised edition in 17 volumes. Text in German. Includes black-and-white and color plates of wildlife, peoples, maps, and period technologies. Rebound in full black library buckram with titles stamped in gilt on the spines. A fine set. Hard Cover. Book condition: Fine

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        McLear & Kendall, Carriage Manufacturers, Corner of Ninth and Kings Streets, Wilmington, Del. -216, 281, 220 North Broad Street, Philadelphia Pa. -Corner of Meeting and Worth Sts, Charleston, S.C.

      1 sheet. Broadside. 19th century broadside advertising twenty-nine different models of carriages from a "Small business Rockaway" to a elaborate "Five-glass Landau, " all around a central image of the Wilmington factory, the first steam-powered carriage plant built in the United States, in 1864, and capable of turning out over 1500 carriages a year. Originally founded by John Merrick, in 1830, the company was acquired by Henry C. McLear and Casper Kendall at the time of the construction of the new plant, nearly half an acre in size, with showrooms on the first floor and manufacturing facilities on the three above, and employing 150 skilled craftsmen. Prices are noted in pencil next to four models. OCLC locates no copies of this broadside nor any like it, though it does mention, without providing a location, a 23 page brochure with a nearly identical title printed by the same printer. Carriage manufacturing broadsides of this size are extremely uncommon and this may possibly be a unique copy. References: Federal Writers' Project, Delaware: A Guide to the First State (Viking, 1938) pp. 94-95. Delaware's Industries, an Historical and Industrial Review (Philadelphia: Keighton Printing House, 1891), p. 41. Draft-Book of Centennial Carriages, Displayed in Philadelphia, at the International Exhibition of 1876 (New York: Hub Publishing Co., 1876). A very good copy, a few separations and losses professionally restored, reinforced, pencil notations on a few items.

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        Über Coca. (Separatabdruck)

      Durchgesehener und erweiterter Separatabdruck aus: Centralblatt für die gesamte Therapie, 11:1- 26. Auflage von 500 Stück.Erste Coca-Arbeit Freuds in der überaus seltenen Originalbroschur.Vgl. Meyer-Palmedo/Fichtner 1884e. Wir legen ein Exemplar aus Freuds Bibliothek bei: Meller Josef Gedenkworte zum 50. Jahrestage des Vortrages von Dr. Karl Koller über das Kokain vor der Gesellschaft der Ärzte in Wien. Wien, Julius Springer 1934. 13 Seiten. Sonderabdruck aus: Wiener klinische Wochenschrift, 1934, 47 (44): 1313- 1317 (Sonderabdruck S.1-13). Genauere Beschreibung auf Anfrage. Vgl. Freuds Bibliothek: Vollständiger Katalog herausgegeben von J. Keith Davies und Gerhard Fichtner. Tübingen, Edition Diskord 2006.

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        Hunting Trips of a Ranchman; sketches of sport on the northern cattle plains.

      . Illustrated by A. B. Frost, R. Swain Gifford, J. C. Beard, Fannie Gifford and Henry Sandham. One of 500 numbered copies of the large-paper Medora Edition standing eleven inches tall. Bound in publisher's original tan cloth with front cover and spine stamped in gilt. Professionally rebacked. Image available on request. Hardcover. Book condition: Very good condition

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        Marigold Garden. Pictures and Rhymes.

      London, George Routledge and Sons, Broadway, Ludgate Hill, New York: 9, Lafayette Place c. 1885. 60 p. with colourillustr. by Kate Greenaway, printed by Edmund Evans. Orig. green glazed pictorial boards with brown cloth spine, all edges yellow, green endpapers. Inner joints partly cracked

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        The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night with introduction explanatory notes on the manners and customs of Moslem men and a terminal essay upon the history of The Nights.

      Printed by the Burton Club for private subscribers only. n.d. 1885.. "Bagdad edition" limited to 1000 numbered sets of which this is number 504." In 17 volumes comprising 10 volumes of nights with 7 volumes of supplemental nights. Black and white tissue guarded frontispieces and other illustrations throughout. In original light grey/beige cloth with paper spine labels. These are 17 volumes and we would ask customers to contact us directly about shipping costs. We cannot dispatch these to certain various destinations abroad.

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        A Monograph of the Hirundinidae or Family of Swallows. 2 volume set

      London: Taylor & Francis, 1885.. First Edition. Green hardback cloth cover. G : in good condition without dust jacket. Ex-lib. Library stamp on reverse of and at margin of each plate. Bookplates. lxvii; [400pp] + plates :: 103 hand-coloured plates :: 320mm x 250mm (13" x 10") :: Published: 1885-1894

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        Union Bank of Spain and England Limited. Domicilio social: Madrid, 3, Bordadores. Londres, 21, Old Broad Street, East Center

      Madrid, Establecimiento Tipográfico Sucesores de Rivadeneyra, 1885. 16 x 11,5 cms.; 59 pp. y un estadillo plegado. Excelente impresión sobre papel fuerte. Magnífica encuadernación en tafilete burdeos, hierros dorados en lomo, filetes, hierros y superlibros con el escudo de España en ambos planos. Guardas en moaré. Cantos y ontracantos dorados con ruedas. Encuadernación firmada por Ginesta. Extraordinario ejemplar de un rarísimo documento económico del siglo XIX español. El «Union Bank of Spain and England» fue el único Banco británico establecido en España. El inicio de su actividad tuvo lugar en Madrid, en 1882, bajo legislación inglesa, como una rama del joint stock «Union Bank» fundado en Londres el mismo año y su capital escriturado era de un millón de libras esterlinas, de las cuales 450.000 desembolsadas. En 1892 tenía ya Sucursales en Barcelona, Bilbao, Sevilla y Valencia, siendo sus actividades, aparte de las operaciones generales de Banca y venta de Oro y Divisas, las relacionadas con la financiación de Ferrocarriles en el Sur de España, entre las que se cuenta el de Baza a Granada. Los personajes ligados a la Empresa fueron , entre otros, los ingleses Hanbury Barclay, Bernard Tindal Bosanquet, Joseph H. Gibbs, W. H. O'Shea, John G Sandeman, de la Firma Sandeman de vinos en Londres, Jerez, Lisboa y Oporto, Robert H. Willis, de la Firma Pedro Domecq y Compañía, de Londres, Jerez y Cádiz, y los españoles M.S. López, propietario, Hipólito Finat, propietario y antiguo miembro del Consejo del Banco de España, Federico López Gaviria, Marqués de Perijaa, y G. O'Shea , de O'Shea y Compañía, de Madrid. Pese a todo el Banco se vió afectado por la Crisis de 1892 y en 1895 los depósitos habian disminuido de forma alarmante lo que llevó a que en 1896 dejase de operar. Un año después fue liquidado.

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        Die elephantiastischen Formen. Eine umfassende Darstellung der angeborenen und erworbenen Elephantiasis sowie aller verwandten Leiden.

      Folio. 29 (4 farbig) lithographierte Tafeln, IX, 291 S. Grüner Original-Leinenband mit goldgeprätem Titel auf Rücken und Vorderdeckel sowie etwas Blindprägung (Kapitale oben und unten sorgfältig restauriert). Erste Ausgabe. - Goldschmid 258: "Dargestellt sind die verschiedenen unter dem Sammelbegriff Elephantiasis vorkommenden Veränderungen, Geschwülste der Blut- und Lymphgefäße, Fibrome, Neurome, Papillome." - Zu Beginn mit einer Geschichte der Elephantiasis. - Johannes Friedrich August von Esmarch (1823-1908) habilitierte sich 1849 für Chirurgie, wurde 1854 Nachfolger von Stromeyer als Direktor der chirurgischen Klinik Kiel, 1866 wurde ihm die Leitung sämtlicher Berliner Lazarette übertragen, am Krieg 1870/71 nahm er als Generalarzt der Reserve teil. 1882 erfolgte die Wahl in die Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina. Er erwarb sich große Verdienste um die Unfall- und Kriegschirurgie und des deutschen Samariterwesens. - Fliegender Vorsatz teils angerändert und mit aufgeklebtem Foto von Esmarch. Sauber und sehr gut erhalten.

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        Grover Cleveland Demonstrates a Washingtonian Vision of the Presidency

      When a president's work is done, we "should expect the person we have thus designated to resume his place among his fellow citizens"& When Cleveland took office in 1885, one world was ending and a new one was emerging. The signs were every- where: a complete, national railroad grid was being built, cities were being wired for electrity, and the telephone system was starting to be installed. In the political arena, Cleveland bridged the time between the old and the new - from when Congress dominated na- tional affairs to the modern era when the Executive branch would do so.& Cleveland was elected by pledging to bring integrity to government, and saw two aspects of this in his role as president. One was that of a righteous watchdog making sure other politi- cians stayed honest. The second was to conduct himself personally in such a way as to set an example of integ- rity, making his acts match his words. His White House was a place not of& ostentation, lavish living, arrogance, or self-importance, nor where the well- connected could rely on their interests being served, but one where true public service and disinterested honesty were foremost. He was self-reliant to a re- markable degree, conducting the presidency with one telephone and sometimes answering the door himself. The people loved him for it.& To Cleveland, the essence of presidential integrity was that the president must consider himself just an average citizen selected for a short time to manage the people's affairs. To believe otherwise, to consider that he was an important per- son deserving special treatment (and by extension that his friends and relatives were special people deserving special attention), would be to betray the hopes of the nation, as it would lead to a governing oligarchy consisting of the power- ful and the wealthy. He would have been scandalized by the presidency of the modern era. Here is a succinct statement of his philosophy.& Autograph Letter Signed in the years between his two terms, three pages 8vo, Buzzard's Bay, Mass., June 14, 1891, to Julius Strause, who had apparently been referred to Cleveland by the noted author Hamlin Garland. "Mr. Garland has sent to me your letter of June 3d in which you request of him a letter or other writ- ing of mine. He suggests that I furnish something that will answer your purpose. I can hardly imagine that my efforts in this direction will be of any great value to you and yet I am certainly willing to accede to your request. I suppose your desire arises from the fact that I have occupied the office of President. It is a great and profoundly& Page 51& Page 52& responsible office. But it seems to me that, as Americans, we ought to regard it merely as a designation of one of our number to do for us certain work under our government by the people; and that when this work is done should expect the person we have thus designated, to resume his place among his fellow citizens- no wiser and not particularly better than the rest of our people, by reason of his having occupied the position to which they called him."& This is by far the finest statement on the presidency by a president that we have ever seen, or, in fact, that could be ever made.

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        BULLETTINO DI PALETNOLOGIA ITALIANA fondato e diretto da G. CHIERICI, L. PIGORINI E P. STROBEL (12 annate complete dal 1885 al 1908), Parma, Battei Luigi, 1885

      formato 16 x 24, le brossure necessitano di restauri e magari rilegature (nel prezzo ne abbiamo tenuto conto) Sono presenti numerose illustrazioni dell'epoca ed anche tante tavole fuori testo con reperti straordinari di ritrovamenti lungo gli anni (specialmente nella regione emliana con località anche di Parma e Reggio Emilia) Le edizioni sono strettamente legate all'autorevolezza ed alle grandi conoscenze dei tre protagonisti PIGORINI LUIGI (Fontanellato 1842-Padova 1925) insigne studioso ed uomo politico al quale è intitolato un grande museo a Parma ED E' CONSIDERATO IL PADRE DELLA PALETNOLOGIA ITALIANA.- CHIERICI GAETANO (Reggio Emilia 1819- ivi 1886) etnologo italiano assai importante, Istitui il Museo di Reggio Emilila. DE STROBEL PELLEGRINO (Milano 1821-Traversetolo PR 1895) Grandissimo naturalista figlio del DE STROBEL consigliere amministrartivo della amata duchessa MARIA LUIGIA . Fu anche docente di mineralogia, geologia e zoologia alla Università di Parma-. Fondò a Buenos Aires la facoltà di Scienze Naturali e compi' numerosi viaggi esplorativi in PATAGONIA. Questo insieme risulta essere assai raro e con argomenti e tavole ricercate.. , ANNO XI - 1885 - completo di 12 numeri con indici tot. pag.196 ANNO XII - 1886 - completo di 12 numeri con indici tot. pag.264 ANNO XIII - 1887 - completo di 12 numeri con indici tot. pag.208 ANNO XIV - 1888 - completo di 12 numeri con indici tot. pag.212 ANNO XV - 1889 - completo di 12 numeri con indici tot. pag.236 ANNO XVI - 1890 - completo di 12 numeri con indici tot. pag.216 ANNO XXIX- 1903 - completo di 12 numeri con indici tot. pag.244 ANNO XXX - 1904 - completo di 12 numeri con indici tot. pag.320. ANNO XXXI- 1905 - completo di 12 numeri con indici tot. pag.228 ANNO XXXII-1906 - completo di 12 numeri con indici tot. pag.292 ANNO XXXIII 1907- completo di 12 numeri con indici tot. pag.237 ANNO XXXIV 1908- completo di 12 numeri con indici tot. pag.215 il lotto di queste 12 annate viene offerto in blocco a

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        CUISINE & PATISSERIE DU GOURMET

      129 Faubourg St. Honore Paris CUISINE & PATISSERIE DU GOURMET, 129 Faubourg St. Honore, Paris, (ca. 1885), a vg+ copy. Profusely illustrated in black & white. Rare. Text in French.

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        NOMBRES GEOGRAFICOS DE MEXICO. CATALOGO ALFABETICO DE LOS NOMBRES DE LUGAR PERTENECIENTES AL IDIOMA "NAHUATL."

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

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        Stam- en Wapenboek van Aanzienlijke Nederlandsche FamiliÎn, met Genealogische en Heraldische Aanteekeningen; 3 Vols

      J.B. Wolters Groningen: J.B. Wolters. 1885. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Three volumes, complete (1885-90). Folios, leather-backed cloth boards with gilt titles and decorations, clean unmarked texts, 359 + 415 + 502 pp., illustrated with 104 chromo plates, Very Good set, minor foxing/soil/discoloration to some pages of the texts, also a bit of wear to some pages with creasing or chipping to the edges, light soil/darkening to the covers, some wear to the tips and edges of the covers and to the spines. Text in Dutch. Heraldry. Digital images sent upon request.

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        Three Documents

      Washington, 1885. unbound. Rare assemblage of three documents pertaining to the founding, completion, and dedication of the Washington Monument. First: the original ornate August 1, 1850 subscription mailing letter titled "The Officers and Board of Managers of the Washington National Monument Society." 1 page measuring 8 1/4" x 10 1/2", with 19 facsimile signatures of the officers including Millard Fillmore as ex-officio President and Winfield Scott and Peter Force as Managers. A vignette of the original design of the Washington Monument is at the upper left. The next item is an outstanding example of the U.S. Government invitation to attend the Ceremonies on the Completion of the Washington Monument; heavy stock with no folding creases. Measures 6 1/2" x 10 1/2". In full: "The Capital, Washington, D.C. The Commission appointed under the joint resolution of Congress approved May 13th 1884, in relation to ceremonies to be authorized...at the dedication of the Washington Monument...requests the pleasure of your attendance at these ceremonies to be held in the City of Washington, D.C. on February 21st 1885." Signed by John Sherman, Chairman of the Commission. Decorated with an excellent steel engraving of Gilbert Stuarts depiction of George Washington; with flags, rays of light and images of liberty surrounding the monument. The invitation is addressed in holograph to Madison Davis -- Post Office Dept. -- an African-American Postmaster appointed in Athens, Georgia on February 13, 1882.The last item is the very elusive ticket to attend the Dedication of the Washington Monument, February 21st 1885, on the Floor of the House of Representatives: "Admit bearer to the East Door leading to the Rotunda." Signed by John Sherman (in facsimile) as Chairman. This rare example has one tiny chip at the lower border and some minor foxing through the word "Dedication" -- otherwise it is in fine condition. Three years after the dedication, when the Washington Monument finally opened to the public (October 9, 1888) it was hailed as the "Worlds Tallest Structure.

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        Europas Kolonien. Nach den neuesten Quellen geschildert.

      5 volumes. Gressner & Schramm, Leipzig c. 1885. 4°. Richly illustrated with woodcut text-illustations. With maps. Uniform red pictorial cloth bindins, lavishly decorated with a.o. portraits of colonial types from most continents. One top-spine-end slightly worn; 1 back with slight spotting; otherwise a well-preserved set.. 1: West-Afrika vom Senegal zum Kamerun. 2: Das Kongogebiet und seine Nachbarländer. 3: Ost-Afrika und das Seeengebiet. 4: Süd-Afrika bis zum Sambesi und Kap Frio. 5: Die Deutschen in der Südsee. ** Popular and richly illustrated work on colonies as seen from a German perspective. Eventhough the work is about "The Colonies of Europe", the descriptions focuses on places with German representation or under German rule. The Wilhelmine ambitions served for the reading audience

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        J. Siebmacher's grosses und allgemeines Wappenbuch. Staedtewappen.

      Aus der Reihe: J. Siebmacher's grosses und allgemeines Wappenbuch in einer neuen, vollständig geordneten und reich vermehrten Auflage mit heraldischen und historisch-genealogischen Erläuterungen, ersten Bandes, 4. Abteilung, Bände 1 und 2. Einbände leicht berieben. Gutes Exemplar.

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        Bradley's Atlas of the World for Commercial and Library Reference

      Wm. M. Bradley & Bro. Philadelphia: Wm. M. Bradley & Bro., 1885. Hardcover. fair. Elephant folio. Three-quarter leather over red cloth with gold-lettering on cover and spine. All gilt edges. Complete American and foreign atlas, includes all of the United States as of 1885. Illustrated with 75 lightly colored double-page maps. Each map followed by an Index. Heavy water staining and age wear on binding, tearing and chipping on spine. Front board with first few pages, and back board detached but present. Contents page creased with five-inch closed tear. Heavy creasing, chipping and closed tears on title-page, closed tears and some chipping on first map. Typewritten sheet with information on each map tipped-in on inside of front board. Binding in poor, interior in overall very good condition.

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        "Wyanoke Coaching Club, September 13th 1885"

      New York: Long & Heppner 327 East 34th Street New York 1885 New York: Long & Heppner, 327 East 34th Street, New York, 1885. (COACHING) Photo image 10 x 14 inches, 14-3/4 x 20 inches overall. Albumen print, made on the occasion of the group's journey "From Slevin's Snug Hotel, 211 and 213 Bleeker St., to Boulevard Hotel, College Point, L.I.". Faint waterstain to upper corner of mount, away from photograph, else fine . A technically superb and imposing time exposure (some movement in the tree branches overhead), showing close to a hundred elegantly-attired Club members, a handsome four-in-hand behind them, at, presumably, their destination at the end of this Sunday excursion. Not surprisingly, they appear to be a prosperous and fairly young crowd: all are men, and one holds a banjo, although the prevailing atmosphere appears to be a serious one, perhaps a result of their successful exertions.An engaging and important historic record of New York coaching in its glory days

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        3899 The Hot Water Basins White Terrace, New Zealand [MAORI PHOTOGRAPH]

      Burton Brothers: Dunedin, c.1885. Original signed, titled and numbered albumen print (200mm x 145mm), mounted on card (285mm x 215mm).

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        de Honesta disciplina lib. XXV, poetis latinis lib. V et poematon lib. II ; cum indicibus.

      In 24ø, 864 (4), pp., legatura tutta pelle, 4 nervi, tassello, titolo e fregi in oro al dorso, taglio in rosso. Piccola mancanza alla parte superiore del dorso, iscrizione e data (1750) al frontespizio, piccola mancanza al margine di pagina 525/26 (non lede il testo) e al angolo inferiore dell'index. Nell'insieme molto ben conservato.

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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).

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        ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN (TOM SAWYER'S COMRADE). By "Mark Twain" [pseud]

      New York: Charles L. Webster and Co. 1885. New York: Charles L. Webster and Co., 1885.. Large octavo. Original green pictorial cloth, stamped in gilt and black. Frontis, portrait, and illustrations by E.W. Kemble. Modest wear to fore- tips and some shallow fraying to head and toe of spine, pencil 'Xmas 1884' gift inscription and a few small finger smudges on free endsheet, small spot on lower board, short clean marginal tear in fore-edge of leaf 13/14, small early private ownership stamp (of recipient of 1884 gift inscription) in top margin of title, otherwise a very good, bright copy. First U.S. edition, first printing, mixed early issue, with the following points: the title is integral with copyright taken in 1884 (second of two possible forms for clothbound copies); p.13 lists the plate "Him and Another Man" at p.88 (earliest state); p.57 reads 'with the was' (earliest state); p.283 is a cancel (third state); p. 9: 'Decided' in chapter heading of Chapter VI, (later corrected to 'Decides'); and the portrait is in state 1. Page 155, however, has the final '5' replaced with the slightly larger '5', and the final blank is present. In regard to other observed typographical anomalies, page 59, line 7 from the bottom ends with 'le' ('let' in later copies), with the damaged 'd' in the line below; and on p.143, the 'l' in 'Col' is missing, and the 'b' of 'body' is damaged. Accompanied by: THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER. Hartford [etc]: The American Publishing Company, 1888. Original deep blue cloth, decorated in gilt and black. Frontis and illustrations. Light wear at extremities, otherwise a very good copy of this reprinting in original format, bearing a private ownership stamp in the upper margin of the title indicative of common provenance with its companion. BAL 3415. JOHNSON HIGHSPOT. GROLIER AMERICAN HUNDRED 87.

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        AFTER LONDON; OR, WILD ENGLAND

      London Paris New York & Melbourne: Cassell & Company Limited London, Paris, New York & Melbourne: Cassell & Company, Limited,. 1885. original bevel-edged taupe cloth, front panel stamped in black, spine panel stamped in gold, rear panel ruled in blind, top edge untrimmed, other edges rough-trimmed, white endpapers with floral pattern printed in purple.. Light wear to cloth at head of spine panel and upper front corner. tip, several mid fox marks to half title page, a very good copy with. clean binding and tight inner hinges. A much better than average. copy. (#133020). First edition. According to Miller and Matthews, only about 1000 copies were printed, and some were for the American market. This copy has an inserted publisher's catalogue dated April 1885 (the earliest catalogue is dated March 1885). "AFTER LONDON is a first-class example of Victorian science-fiction and proved very popular at the time; its influence can be traced through W. H. Hudson's A CRYSTAL AGE (1887) to John Collier's TOM'S A-COLD (1933) ..." - Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. 642. "Unequal, but still a minor masterpiece." - Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 27. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 1-108; (1987) 1-53; and (1995) 1-53. Bailey, Pilgrims Through Space and Time, pp. 76-77. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 11. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 122. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 617. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 73. Bleiler (1978), p. 109. Reginald 07867. Sadleir 1302. Wolff 3612. Miller and Matthews B22.1a.

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        A Monograph of the Hirundinidae or Family of Swallows. 2 volume set

      London: Taylor & Francis. G : in good condition without dust jacket. Ex-lib. Library stamp on reverse of and at margin of each plate. Bookplates. 1885. First Edition. Green hardback cloth cover. lxvii; [400pp] + plates :: 103 hand-coloured plates :: 320mm x 250mm (13" x 10") :: Published: 1885-1894 .

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        Landscape with Original Etchings and Many Illustrations from Pictures and Drawings

      London: Seeley and Co, 1885 Probably one of a limited edition of 500, but the identifier is not present. (xvi), 386 pp, [2], 50 pl, which include 7 Explanatory pen sketches and then 43 mainly B&W illustrations of famous artists works - The Farmyard by Samuel Palmer, The Wave by Gustave Courbet, Lucerne by JMW Turner, Landscape with hill & cloud by T Girtin, The Eagles Nest by Sir E Landseer, Rhaiadr Cwm, Near Festiniog by David Cox and many more wonderful images. Has chapters on Illusions, Our feelings of affection for nature, The power of nature over us, Landscape as a reflection of the moods of man, The art of describing landscape, The Scenery of Great Britain, Moods of a Mountain, Lake shores, Lake Surfaces, Brooks, Canoe Rivers, Mans work on Rivers and many more! Small amount of water staining to about 6 pages to head about 2 * 1 inch at most, not detracting from the effects. Refurbished by Paul Delrue on Quarter, dark brown goatskin binding with cloth sides, sewing, raised bands, silk sewn headbands, blind tooling, deviled boards, new endpapers, title on red leather label, gold tips on the head caps with gold lines and text. A truly magnificent production! Hamerton [formerly Hammerton], Philip Gilbert, artist and essayist. See ODNB for a full Bio. (Allibone 750/1. COPAC. WoldCat)

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        Arabian Nights - The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night - Complete in 16 Volumes

      Benares : Kamashastra Society , 1885 . First Edition . Near Fine . Royal 8VO . Richard Burton's Plain and literal Translation of the Arabian Nights' Entertainments, Now Entitled The Book of the Thousand Nights' and a Night. With Introduction explanatory notes on the manners and customs of Moslem men and a terminal essay on the history of the Nights together with the Supplemental Nights with Notes, Anthropological and Explanatory. The original Kamashastra Edition (a publishing fiction created by Burton and Forster Fitzgerald Arbuthnot to avoid Britain's pornography laws) with the full text, this being a special copy with 230 plates of various types inserted by Letchford, Wood and others, some on Japanese Vellum, some tissue-guarded, some with captions, others with neither. Beautifully bound by Birdsall of Northampton in crimson crushed levant morocco with elaborate gilt tooled borders on both sides, gilt tooled and panelled spines, wide gilt inside borders, TEG. Armorial bookplate in all volumes together with a plain square label on the FFEP, another larger rectangular label on its verso and a circular stamp on a blank preliminary all indentifying the books as property of a post-secondary institution. The books were part of a bequest and were never circulated or even made available to the public. The bindings are in essentially as new condition with cardboard corners still protecting many of the edges. There is some foxing in most of the volumes, mostly around the preliminary and later pages and surrounding the plates. Penzer p. 114. A magnificent set in stunning condition. Very heavy, special shipping considerations will apply.

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        Memorial Edition of Thomas Bewick's Works: A History of British Birds (2 vols); Fables of Aesop; A General History of Quadrapeds; A Memoir of Thomas Bewick

      Bernard Quaritch, London, 1885. First Edition. Hardcover (Half Leather). Very Good Condition. 1885-1887, 5 volumes in half brown calf with gilt decoration. Wear at corners, a few surface scrapes to leather, some darkening to spines, generally intact, bindings tight and square, and attractive. #103 of 750 signed by Quaritch. A lovely edition of Bewick's greatest works. Size: Octavo (8vo). 5-volume set (complete). Text is clean and unmarked. Previous owner's book-plate inside front cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Natural History & Resources; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 040686. . This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.

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        The New Pictorial Parallel Royal Quarto Bible, Containing the King James and the Revised Versions...Arranged in Parallel Columns

      St. Louis and New York: N. D. Thompson Publishing Co.. 1885. Folio - 12" - 15" Tall. H Hard Cover. Very Good. Exceptional (and exceptionally large) 1885 Bible in highly decorated Victorian leather binding. Includes both the King James and Revised versions arranged in parallel columns, twelve chromolithographed color plates, and additional twelve hand colored plates depicting the parables and other New Testament scenes, eight pages of maps in color, four family record pages bordered in color, dozens of steel plate engravings on thick paper, hundreds of additional engravings throughout, family photo sections at rear. Includes Apocrypha, Bible history and dictionary, much more. Full brown leather over beveled boards with incised and beveled designs highly decorated in gilt on both front and rear covers, gilt decorated spine, edges and inner dentelles, all edges gilt, approximately 12.25 inches tall, 10.5 inches wide, 5.25 inches thick, and weighing in excess of 15 pounds. Gilt lettering and decoration bright and clear, some fairly minor edge scuffing, small chip at far bottom of spine which does not affect any of the gilt area, surface cracking to far lower joints but covers very secure, text block sound, minor chips to lower edge of title page, presentation plate and temperance pledge filled in, family record pages completed with entries for the Andrews family dating from 1811 to 1979. A very handsome and well-kept family Bible.

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        Original Autograph Letter to Francis Carco

      Paris [c1920]: Pascin Jules Pascin [Julius Pinkas aka] Vidin - 1885 / 1930. known as the "Prince of Montparnasse", was a 'colourful' Bulgarian painter famous for his lively emotional life & his paintings of his fragile 'petites filles'. ALS, [Carte Pneumatique] postmarked Paris: [c. 1920]. Addressed to the writer, poet, journalist & author of French songs of Corsican origin, Francis Carco, [1886- 1958]. Postmarked Paris, A note to Carco from Pascin: "Must leave tonight and can't come tomorrow to Taverne des Moulins", but hoping to get together upon his return at the beginning of July. In friendship / Pascin". François Carcopino-Tusoli , known as Francis Carco [1886-1958]. Writer, poet, journalist & author of French songs of Corsican origin. A very nice association item linking these two greats of this important cultural period. Double glazed [Recto /Verso] & framed to an overall size of: 12" x 13" [4" 1/4 x 5" 1/2], in a handsome sculpted black frame, elegantly triple matted. Excellent item. In his story, A Moveable Feast, Ernest Hemingway wrote a chapter titled With Pascin At the Dôme, recounting a night in 1923 when he had stopped off at Le Dôme and met Pascin escorted by two models. Hemingway's depiction of the events of that night are considered one of the defining images of Montparnasse at the time.. Signed by Author. Original Autographed Letters & Documents. Framed & Glazed.

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