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        Burlesque Giants and Dwarfs

      London - J and R Maxwell, 1885 Book. Good. Hardcover. A publication on transfiguration and stage tricks for Burlesque theatre. Transfiguration and stage tricks. Vanishingly scarce, not recorded on Copac only one on Worldcat. Number35 from the 'British Standard Handbooks' series. Undated, Worldcat estimates date to be 1885 from Clarke & Blind. This was prior to Spencer Blackett's acquisition of the publishers in 1887. The British Standard Handbooks series were originally sold at 2d each and are advertised as 'A New Series of Illustrated Practical Handbooks of Sports and Pastimes'. The rear wrap states that 'These Handbooks are perfect encyclopaedias of information upon their respective topics they readily commend themselves as marvels of cheapness'. This title looks into the creation of giants and dwarfs for Victorian burlesque theatre. There are also many other tricks and performances from Burlesque theatre described and explained such as 'The Three Legged Drawf', 'The Collapsible Gentleman', 'The Man-Pig' and 'The Explosive Spider. 'Burlesque in the Victorian era was a theatrical extravaganza. It features caricature, parody and travesty. Condition: In original paper wraps. Externally, generally smart. Chipping to the extremities and spine. Small loss to the spine. Wraps are slightly sunned with patches of light rubbing. Internally, firmly bound. Staining at the gutter from the binding staples. Gathering for pages 16-18 are detached. Pages are age toned to edges. Occasional light spots. Overall: GOOD..

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        Notes from a private journal of a visit to Egypt and Palestine, by way of Italy and the Mediterranean.

      London Printed by Wertheimer Lea & Co 1885 - Second edition. Octavo (20.5 x 13 cm), iv, 410 pp., folding table, original blue cloth gilt, gilt arms to upper cover, binding a little spotted and rubbed. A personal impression of Lady Montefiore from her travels in the Levant, published anonymously and dedicated to her husband. Judith Cohen Montefiore was known for her social influence and generosity throughout the Jewish community. She married Moses Montefiore in 1812, and together they became two of the most well known members of the Jewish elite. While they participated in the upper-class Christian society in London, they also spent much of their time and earnings on Jewish causes. The Montefiores helped to fund the first settlement for farming in Israel. The couple travelled to Israel several times and were always well received on their visits there. Rare. COPAC lists 4 copies only. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes (32 volume Set)

      Longmans Green - The complete 32 volume original set of the Badminton Library of Sporting and Pastimes bound in half-crimson leather. The spine of each book has sporting motifs in gilt stamped on the leather. Originally published by Longmans, Green as a 28 volume series between 1885 and 1896; there were later additions of Rowing & Punting (1898), superseding Boating (1888). New volumes for Athletics (1898) and Football (1899) supplemented the original Athletics and Football (1887). In 1902, the final entirely new volume, Motors and Motor-Driving, covered a new 'sporting activity'. The name of the set was taken from the Duke of Beaufort's country house, Badminton, which is where the racket sport of the same name originates from. This set is comprised of: Archery; Athletics; Athletics and Football; Big Game Shooting I; Big Game Shooting II; Billiards; Boating; Cricket; Coursing and Falconry; Cycling; Dancing; Driving; Fencing, Boxing and Wrestling; Fishing I, Salmon and Trout; Fishing II, Pike and Course Fish; Football; Golf; Hunting; Motors and Motor-Driving; Mountaineering; The Poetry of Sport; Racing and Steeple-Chasing; Riding and Polo; Rowing and Punting; Sea Fishing; Shooting I, Field and Covert; Shooting II, Moor and Marsh; Skating and Figure-Skating; Swimming; Tennis and Lawn Tennis; Yachting I; Yachting II. This is the deluxe edition which has been bound in half crimson leather with marbled boards, gilt rule bordering the leather, gilt decorations and lettering in spines, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers, tissue-guarded frontispieces, Preface contains a sketch of Badminton House, many of the volumes are profusely illustrated with either sketches or photographs. The set is in very good condition and is comprised of various editions; several are first editions, others are designated as "New" and others are Second through Eighth editions, with publication dates between 1891 and 1902. Full sets of Badminton Library series are rare, especially in this condition. A fantastic look at the leisure activities of the gentry during the Victorian Era! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Variation of Animal and Plants under Domestication.

      London John Murray 1885 - Second edition, fifth thousand, revised. 2 volumes, 8vo (19.5 x 14 cm). xiv, 473; x, 493 pp. woodcuts in text, publisher's ads to verso of title page and 32 pages ads dated January 1885 at end of vol. 2, largely unopened. Original green cloth gilt, ruled in blind, a fine copy. Originally intended as the first two chapters in a larger work on the origin of the species (he viewed the book of that name as simply an abstract of a more substantial project), these were the only ones published in his lifetime. With detailed facts and lengthy discussion, the work includes what Darwin believed to be new ideas of pangenesis, but the topics of sexual selection and human evolution were excluded from these already thick volumes. Despite their size, the works sold briskly (Desmond & Moore, Darwin (London: 1991), p.550). After running through the first issue in just a week (Freeman, p.122), John Murray produced a second issue, with several variations between the two. In the first, the imprint is printed on a single line on the spine, while it is broken on to two lines in the second. Numerous errata also appear in the first issue, most of which were corrected in the second. A second edition of 1875 bears even greater alterations to the text, as well as being reduced in size to a crown octavo. "Darwin's longest work, in which he discusses the differences between animals and plants found in cultivated varieties. The work contains three chapters of inheritance, Darwin's theory of pangenesis, in which he tried to provide an explanation of hereditary resemblance, inheritance of acquired characteristics, atavism, and regeneration. The theory served as a "point of departure for the particulate theories in the later nineteenth century"." DSB - Garrett Herman Freeman, 886. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Enthullungen uber das Treiben der Spiritisten. Mit drei Abbildungen

      Hamburg: Otto Meissner 1885 - [2], 136 pp., the three illustrations at pages 16 & 17; original illustrated paper wrappers with one of the internal illustrations duplicated on the rear cover; book plate inside the front cover, old clear tape to the spine, covers soiled, old fold to lower margin of the rear cover beginning to split, good only. Photos available upon request.

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        Lindenia iconographie des orchidees.

      Ghent Meyer-Van Loo then Vanderhaeghen -1894 1885 - 14 volumes bound in 7, 4to, 672 chromolithographed plates by P. de Pannemaeker, G. Severeyns, and J. Goffart, after P. de Pannemaeker, A. Goussens, J. de Bosschere, G. Putzys and others, slight browning to margins, original brown morocco-backed blindstamped boards; the last two vols. skillfully rebacked to style, an attractive run. A handsome and substantial run of this rare work. Jean Jules Linden (1817-1898) made extensive trips as a botanical explorer to South and Central America between 1835 and 1844. He was a plant dealer at Luxemburg from 1845 to 1852 and director of the Jardin Royal de Zoologie et d'Horticulture at Brussels from 1852-1861. He continued his activities introducing new plants (particularly orchids) and as a dealer in Brussels and Ghent. His younger son Lucien Linden (1853-1940) succeeded his father as director of the company in 1876. The publication ran until 1901 and seventeen volumes in total were published with 801 illustrations. Great Flower Books, p. 85; Nissen BBI 2348; Stafleu TL2, 4628. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Great Expectations

      London: Robson & Kerslake, 1885. Frederick William Pailthorpe's Original Watercolor Drawings for Charles Dickens' Great Expectations [DICKENS, Charles]. PAILTHORPE, Frederick W. Great Expectations. The Original Pencil and Watercolor Drawings and a Set of Proofs of the Etchings. London: Robson & Kerslake, 1885. Folio (10 7/8 x 8 1/2 inches; 277 x 215 mm.). Twenty-one pencil and watercolor drawings, each one signed by F.W. Pailthorpe, (6 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches; 172 x 110 mm.), interleaved with corresponding etched proofs on Japanese paper in black ink (probably one of 50 such sets), each mounted and tipped-in to an album, all edges gilt. Contemporary full red crushed morocco by Wallis (stamp-signed on front turn-in). Covers triple ruled in gilt, spine with five raised bands, decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, double gilt-ruled board edges, elaborate gilt turn-ins, black coated liners and end-leaves, all edges gilt. Lower corners a little bumped, otherwise fine. A superb, unique and complete set of Pailthorpe's original watercolor drawings to Great Expectations published by Robson & Kerslake in 1885. Provenance: Mary Pinkerton Carlisle- the daughter of the founder of the famous detective firm, and wife of Jay F. Carlisle (bookplate); her sale Parke-Bernet, New York, 18 January 1938, lot 108; Kenyon Starling and William Self (bookplates). Many images are in reverse and differ significantly in the exquisite detail of composition, though not in the essential subject matter. Great Expectations was first published in All the Year Round in 1860-1861, without illustrations, although Dickens commissioned illustrations from Marcus Stone for the Library Edition in 1862. Yale/Gimbel H1826 - recording a set of "21 sketches in watercolor over pencil, on brownish-yellow tracing paper" probably after the etchings. [Together with:] PAILTHORPE, Frederick W. Great Expectations. By Charles Dickens. London: Robson & Kerslake, 1885. Limited to 50 sets of Proofs on Japanese paper, in bistre, 51 to 100 (this being copy no. 100). Large octavo (10 1/2 x 6 7/8 inches; 267 x 175 mm.). Half-title, List of Etchings and Twenty-one proof etchings (including title-page) on Japanese paper in bistre ink. The engraved surface measuring 8 1/4 x 5 inches; 210 x 127 mm. Loose as issued in the original quarter silk backed engraved paper boards portfolio. Covers very slightly toned at edges, inside paste-downs foxed, very light wear to spine, lacking original silk ties. An excellent example. Provenance: Kenyon Starling and William Self (bookplates). Great Expectations was the thirteenth novel by Charles Dickens and was his penultimate completed novel. It was also Dickens's second novel, after David Copperfield to be fully narrated in the first person. It was first published as a serial in Dickens' weekly periodical All the Year Round, from December 1860 to August 1861. In October 1861, Chapman and Hall published the novel in three volumes. Great Expectations was not illustrated at the time of publication. Frederick W. Pailthorpe's twenty-one illustrations to Great Expectations were produced in 1885, twenty-five years after the novel was first published. Both the original serialization and the subsequent first edition in book form of Great Expectations were issued without illustrations. The only other occasion that Dickens did not collaborate with an illustrator for one of his 'major' novels was for Hard Times (1854). These 21 etchings by Frederick William Pailthorpe (1838-1914) are from the Robson & Kerslake edition from 1885. Pailthorpe was of the 'old school' of book illustrators as represented by George Cruikshank and Hablot Browne. He was a personal friend of Cruikshank whose influence on Pailthorpe's work is obvious. Over the past fifty years I have seen a couple of first editions, rebound after 1885 and containing the suite of twenty-one etchings. Yale/Gimble H1133 (recording other issues).

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        Physiologie der Bewegungen nach electrischen Versuchen und klinischen Beobachtungen mit Anwendungen auf das Studium der Lähmungen und Entstellungen.

      Aus dem Französischen übersetzt von Carl Wernicke. - Cassel & Berlin: Theodor Fischer, 1885, 8, XXVII, (1), 663, (1) pp., mit 100 Textholzschnitten, Halbleinenband d.Zt. mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel feines Exemplar. First Edition in German !"Physiologie des mouvements is unique in many respects and is worthy to rank among the great books of all time. . . . The Physiologie des mouvements, which is of great value to the neurologist, is one of the greatest books from the point of view of a functional anatomist and practical orthopedic surgeon. . . . In a lucid and simple manner, the author unfolds the action of muscles individually and in groups, emphasising their simultaneous action, balance of action with resulting motion, action produced by selected electric stimulations in normal subjects, electric stimulations in individuals who presented various types of isolated or combined paralysis. The information obtained is supplemented by anatomical dissection and anatomic experimentation on the cadaver and clinical observations. Seldom can one find a more thorough, convincing and more useful description of important phenomena. Probably no one described more completely and exhaustively the action of the muscles moving the fingers and the thumb" E. Kaplan, "Duchenne of Boulogne and the Physiologie des Mouvements", in Kagan, ed., Victor Robinson Memorial Volume, pp. 184 and 186).Erste deutsche Ausgabe. - - Duchenne (1806-75) ist der Schöpfer der modernen Elektrodiagnostik und Elektrotherapie. Das vorliegende Werk ist von besonderer Wichtigkeit für die spezielle Muskelphysiologie.Carl Wernicke (1848-1905) habilitierte sich 1876 in Berlin für Psychiatrie, war Assistent Westphals in der Charité und seit 1885 Prof. der Psychiatrie und Neurologie in Breslau. (Fischer 1669). - Der bedeutende Neurologe brachte mit der vorliegenden Übersetzung die klassische Leistung Duchennes den deutschen Nervenärzten näher."Diese Arbeit hat für Wernicke eine größere Bedeutung gehabt als die einer bloßen Übersetzung. Er hat die Schätze dieses Buches nicht nur zu seiner und seiner Schule Besitz gemacht, indem er ein unerreichter Kenner der Muskel- und Nervenfunktionen wurde er hat die Lehre Duchennes fruchtbar weiter verarbeitet. Die genaueste Kenntnis jeder Muskelfunktion, des Zusammenwirkens verschiedener Muskeln zu den Synergien ist eines jener Elemente, welche Wernicke zu einem neurologischen Untersucher allerersten Ranges gemacht haben." Kirchhoff, Deutsche Irrenärzte. II, 239 ff.Garrison-Morton 624 (1st French ed., 1867) Norman 660. Rowbottom & Susskind, Electricity and Medicine, pp. 71-88 Keith, Menders of the Maimed, pp. 91-105. Haymaker & Schiller, Founders of Neurology, pp. 430-434

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        A Tangled Tale.

      London: Macmillan & Co., 1885. - FIRST EDITION PRESENTATION COPY. 1 vol., inscribed on the half-title "Lilie Salle from the Author Feb. 1886." Bound in the publisher's original gilt stamped red cloth, all edges gilt, bookplate to front endpaper, light general handling, small stain to upper corner of rear cover, inner and outer hinges fine, head and foot of spine fine, back corners square, overall A VERY GOOD copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Personal Memoirs of U S Grant, Volumes I and II

      New York: Charles L. Webster & Company, 1885. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First edition, green cloth binding. Volume I published in 1885, 584 pages. Volume II published in 1886, 647 pages plus a listing of Errata from Volume I. Ulysses S. Grant is arguably one of the most important generals in U.S. History, at times referred to as "the man who saved the Union" for both his military leadership and his subsequent service as the 18th President of the United States. Some believe that Mark Twain assisted Grant in the final days of writing these memoirs shortly before his death in 1885, others say they are "pure Grant" and Twain only assisted in the publication. Either way, these memoirs are a critical part of understanding Ulysses S. Grant from the time of his earliest military service during the Mexican War, his subsequent military service including his time on the West Coast and in California, through the end of the Civil War. ***DESCRIPTION: Green cloth boards with facsimile in gilt of the gold medal awarded to Grant in 1863 (to celebrate his victories in the Vicksburg campaign, which gave the Union Army control over the entire Mississippi and split the Confederacy in two), gilt lettering on front and spine, general's four stars on black on the spine, decorated endpapers, two different frontispieces showing Grant in his youth and middle age, several maps (some folding) and reproductions of documents throughout. ***CONDITION: Overall both volumes are in near fine condition, with strong, square text blocks, solid hinges (the hinges of Volume I were recently professionally strengthened), gilt medallions unusually bright, the interiors bright and clean with barely a hint of foxing, the only prior owner marking being a vintage name in flowing ink on the flyleaf of Volume I with the date 1886. There is minor wear to the head and tail of both spines, minor rubbing to the corners, and Volume II has a small white spot on the front board (please see pictures and request additional if necessary). ***CITATION: The Union Bookshelf 35. ***POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply, please contact seller for details. ***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.

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        Trattato generale di costruzioni civili con cenni speciali intorno alle costruzioni grandiose. Guida all?insegnamento ed allo studio. Rifatta da H. Lang e A. Scholtz. [Bde. 1 - 4 in 2 Text- und 2 Tafelbden., 1 Zusatzbd.; zus. 5 Bde., komplett].

      Mailand [u. a. O.], Francesco Valardi 1885 - 4°, XI, 346, VIII, 292, VIII, 181, X, 459 S., zahlr. Textabb.; 105, 124, 108 u- 71 (Doppel-)Taf.; Bd. 5: 65 S. Text m. Textabb., 110 Taf., Priv.-HPgt. d. Zt. m. Rückenpräg., mit eingebundenem Deckeln der Orig.-Broschur., Tlw. etw. berieben, Pgt. fleckig, selten etw. stockfl., Papier gebräunt; allg. gutes Ex. Bd. 1 in 5., Bde. 2 u. 3 in 4. Aufl., Bd. 4 in 2. Aufl., Bd. z in ital. EA. Enth.: Bd. 1: Costruzioni in pietra e strutture murali; Bd. 2: Costruzioni in legno; Bd. 3: Costruzioni metalliche; Bd. 4: Costruzioni diverse; Bd. 5: Distribuzione generale degli edifici in conformità allo scopo. 9500 gr. Schlagworte: Architektur - Bauwesen [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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

      London, Sampson Low, etc., 1885. 8vo. Publisher's original blue-green cloth, image of the grave of a native chief blocked in gilt to upper cover, lettered in gilt and black; pp. xx, 536, 4 [advertisements], colour-printed frontispiece, 2 sketch maps, four colour-printed folding maps and numerous black and white illustration in the text and on plates; binding expertly restored; discolouration along gutter of title due to removed old tape repair, resulting in damage to one letter, otherwise only minimal spotting internally. Rare first edition. Forbes (1851-1932), a British zoologist, travelled from the Keeling Islands through Indonesia, visiting Java, South Sumatra, the Moluccas and New Guinea. While acknowledging his debt to Alfred Russell Wallace, whose own travels in the Malay Archipelago had appeared in 1869, Forbes nonetheless made a real contribution to the European literature on the area with his account of the inhabitants of Timor-Laut (the Tanimbar Islands). Nissen ZBI 1408.

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        Inventaire du Musee du Caire 1885-1899.

      Boulaq & Ghizeh Museum, Cairo 1885 - A set of extracts of museum inventories in Cairo, Boulaq museum: xl, xlv, xli, (1885, 1886, 1888) / Ghizeh museum: xxxvii, pp 225-232, pp 325-375, pp 263-289, pp 463-497, pp 439-460, pp 333-357, pp 315-336, pp 279-306, pp 317-414, pp 201-270, 1889 - 1899, marbled boards, rubbed, title gilt on raised spine, marbled endpapers, bookplate of Avarille verso front cover, some browning, otherwise copy in good condition, published 1st January 1885 - 31 December 1899. Contents as follows: I- Extrait de l’inventaire du Musee Boulaq comprenant les objets entres dans la collections du 1er Janvier au 31 Decembre 1885. 40 pp. II- Extrait de l’inventaire du Musee Boulaq comprenant les objets entres dans la collections du 1er Janvier au 31 Decembre 1886. 45 pp. III- Extrait de l’inventaire du Musee Boulaq comprenant les objets entres dans la collections du 1er Janvier au 31 Decembre 1888. 41 pp. IV- Inventaire des objets entres dans les collections du Musee d’Antiquites Egyptiennes de Ghizeh pendant l’annee 1889. 37 pp. V- Inventaire des objets entres dans les collections du Musee d’Antiquites Egyptiennes de Ghizeh pendant l’annee 1890. 225-232 pp. VI- Extrait de l’inventaire du Musee de Ghizeh comprenant les objets entres dans la collections du 1er Janvier au 31 Decembre 1891.325-375 pp. VII- Inventaire des objets ou monuments entres dans les collections de Musee de Ghyzeh pendant l’anne 1892. 263-289 pp. VIII- Extrait de l’inventaire du Musee de Ghizeh comprenant les objets entres dans les collections du 1er Janvier au 31 Secembre 1893. 463-497 pp. IX- Inventaire des objets ou monuments entres dans les collections de Musee de Ghyzeh pendant l’anne 1894.439-460 pp. X- Extrait de l’inventaire du Musee de Ghizeh comprenant les objets entres dans les collections du 1er Janvier au 31 Secembre 1895. 333-357 pp. XI- Extrait de l’inventaire du Musee de Ghizeh comprenant les objets entres dans les collections du 1er Janvier au 31 Secembre 1896. 315-306 pp. XII- Extrait de l’inventaire du Musee de Ghizeh comprenant les objets entres dans les collections du 1er Janvier au 31 Secembre 1898. 317-414 pp. XIII- Extrait de l’inventaire du Musee de Ghizeh comprenant les objets entres dans les collections du 1er Janvier au 31 Secembre 1899. 201-270 pp. Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        KENILWORTH CASTLE. VISITORS' HANDY GUIDE CONTAINING A LARGE PLAN OF THE RUINS AND WALLS

      Robertson and Gray, Kenilworth and Coventry 1885 - A scarce early example of this visitors map of the grounds of Kenilworth Castle compiled by T.Oakley who was an architect and the estate agent for the castle. Printed on heavy wove paper that folds into softer printed wraps that show chipping at edges. Map itself is very good with e few small fold tears that are almost unnoticeable. A quick search of WorldCat turned up only one copy published in 1885, several others later. Popularized by Scott in his 1821 novel, the castle had come to much disrepair. Eventually throughout the Victorian era it became a romantic tourist attraction and has been so ever since. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        SARDINIA AND ITS RESOURCES.

      Spithoever / Stanford, 1885. In-8 (mm. 235x160), legatura edit. in p. pergamena con decoraz. oro ai piatti (un muflone e lo stemma della Sardegna), tit. oro su due tasselli al dorso, pp. (4),317, con una carta geografica dell'isola e 12 tavole f.t. inc. su legno che raffigurano: nuraghi, vasi e iscrizioni, costumi, vedute e monumenti. Interessante resoconto sulla Sardegna, all'epoca ancora "terra incognita" "though one of the oldest and most interesting countries in the world" (come precisa l'autore nella prefazione). Sono trattate: la sua storia, istituzioni e antichità, le sue varie risorse (agricoltura, miniere, foreste, pesca, ferrovie, industrie e commercio), come pure "social games and festivities, fetes and public ceremonies, as well as hunting excursions: "caccia grossa" after moufflon deer and wild-boar", molto seguite dal Tennant, esperto cacciatore. "Prima edizione". Solo la copertina con qualche alone, altrimenti esemplare ben conservato.

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        Munchener Kalender, fur das Jahr 1886 t/m 1934. 49 van de 51 jaargangen per stuk ca. 30 pag., geïll. door O. Hupp e.a.

      Mist de jaren 1885 en 1935.

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        Sulla struttura delle ghiandole linfatiche.

      Inernat. Monatsschr. f. Anatom. u. Histologie, Bd. II. 1885. - 1885, 8, pp.278-283, 1 lith. Taf. mit eigenhändiger Anschrift an "M. le Prof. L. Ranvier. Collegè de France, Paris.", Briefmarken, Poststempel v. 3.9.85. Extreme rare Offprint!"In 1873, Bizzozero even hinted at the role exerted against infection by connective reticular phagocytes of lymph nodes. In a study on the structure of lymphatic glands, he stated that reticular cells could ingest infective particles that were carried by the lymphatic liquid. He added that: "...this fact is, perhaps, the cause of the stoppage of some infections to the lymphatic glands which are connected to the part covered by the infection through the lymphatic vessels" *). So, the mechanism of phagocytosis as a biological phenomenon was precisely described by Bizzozero in the period between 1871 and 1873, more than 10 years before Elie Metchnikoff described it. However, if we consider a structured 'theory' or 'doctrine' of phagocytosis that is, a theory or doctrine of immunity, this implies a mechanism of defence from external biological aggression that could be fully proposed only after the microbiological discoveries of Louis Pasteur and Robert Koch. And this concept was structured and articulated by Metchnikoff from 1882 onwards. However, the great Russian founder of immunology never sought credit for being the first to describe the phenomenon of phagocytosis, and in his masterpiece Immunity in Infective Diseases gave full credit to Bizzozero for having " ...first recognized ... an amoeboid cell which had ingested pus corpuscles". " Paolo Mazzarello, Alessandro L. Calligaro & Alberto Calligaro: Timeline: Giulio Bizzozero: a pioneer of cell biology. Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology 2 (2001/10), pp.776-784*) Bizzozero G. Studi sulla struttura delle ghiandole linfatiche. Giornale della R. Accad. Med. Torino 13, 132-144 (1873). **) Metchnikoff, E. Ueber eine Sprosspilzkrankheit der Daphnien. Beitrag zur Lehre über den Kampf der Phagocyten gegen Krankheitserreger. Archiv. Path. Anat. Physiol. Klin. Med. 96, 179-195 (1884).

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

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

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        Münchener kalender für das Jahr 1885 t/m 1935. Geïllustreerd met wapens in vierkleurendruk door Otto Hupp, gedrukt door Dr. M. Hüttler te München voor het Central Verein für Kirchenbau in München. Voorbeeld van drukwerk der zgn. `Münchener Bewegung' der jaren tachtig. complete set van 51 jaargangen van 32 à 36 pp. ieder. Zeer fraaie exemplaren in vier portefeuilles. Met de veelal ontbrekende uitvouwbare bijlagen in de jaargangen 1889 t/m 1893 en met de originele groene ophangbandjes.

      1885 was de eerste jaargang. Het jaar 1933 is niet verschenen. De kalender 1935 was de laatste in deze vorm. Van 1936 bestaat een scheurkalender. Toegevoegd: prospecti voor de kalenders 1899, 1901, 1929, 1930, 1932, 1934, 1935 en twee nota's: 1930 en 1934.

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        Deutsche Chirurgie, Lieferung 54-62: Chirurgie, Weibliche Geschlechtsorgane.

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

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        Signed Check

      Canton, OH, 1885. unbound. 2.5 x 6.5 inches, Canton, Ohio, April 30, 1885 -- written by William R. Day, close friend of and eventually Secretary of State under President McKinley. The check remits payment of $1,000 to then-Congressman McKinley. Issued by the Ohio Bank, it is endorsed on the back by McKinley. Also included is Day's bankbook, 6.5 x 4.5 inches, with the record of the check's date, amount, and recipient. Original bank stamp and two tiny punch holes. Very good condition.

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        Certified copy of a legal documenting providing Grant right-of-way and the right to erect a beach house in Long Branch

      Near Fine. One legal folio folded at the top to make four pages. Old folds as filed, soiling and small tears at the extremities of the folds, very good or better. A certified handwritten copy prepared in March 1885, shortly before Grant's death, of an 1880 contract between Grant and Lewis B. Brown of New York City. Signed by various clerks with one seal, but NOT SIGNED BY GRANT. The document gives Grant "...forever a right of way to the Atlantic Ocean from Seabrook (now Ocean) Avenue over and upon the lot... and the privilege to erect a bathing house of moderate size upon the Shore of said Ocean... ." Presumably the "bathing house" was what we'd call a cabana. The document has been docketed and stamped in 1887, two years after Grant's death. Grant's shore house served as the Summer White House during his two terms from 1869-1877, obviously this right-of-way was issued after his term was over.

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        Birmingham Musical Festival in Aid of the Funds of the General Hospital. Book of the Words. 1885. Thirty-fifth Celebration. Group of programs signed by many of the composers and performers involved in the festival, including Antonín Dvořák, Hans Richter, Pablo de Sarasate, Thomas Anderton, Emma Albani, Frederick Bridge, Frederic H. Cowen, Allan James Foli, Cecilia M. Hutchinson, Frederic King, Edward Lloyd, Joseph Maas, Alexander Campell Mackenzie, Robert Watkins-Mills, Janet Patey, Ebenezer Prout, Charles Santley, Charles Villiers Stanford, William Stockley, Zelia Trebelli-Bettini, and Anna Katharine Williams.

      Birmingham: Hall & English, 1885. Quarto. Full dark maroon morocco with titling and device gilt to upper, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. 1f. (blank), 1f. (title), 12 pp. summary of program. [294] pp. including texts, notes, etc. on featured musical works, each with its own pagination. With dedication in manuscript "To Dr. Villiers Stanford With Compliments of the Committee." Binding somewhat worn, bumped, and chipped; slightly shaken. Occasional foxing and paper imperfections; front endpaper and collective title partially detached. Not located in OCLC. The Birmingham Musical Festival took place on August 25-28, 1885, and included the premieres of Dvořák's The Spectre's Bride (August 27th); Gounod's Mors et Vita; Frederic Cowen's Sleeping Beauty; Charles Villiers Stanford's The Three Holy Children; and Alexander Mackenzie's Violin Concerto, Op. 32. "The importance to Dvořák of his success in England can scarcely be overestimated: at a time when political feeling was detrimental to the reception of his work in Germany and Austria, England, far removed from continental bickering, appreciated him properly as an artist and contributed greatly to the growth of his international fame. For English audiences, Dvořák was able to base his commissioned choral works on Czech subjects (a fairy tale in The Spectre's Bride, a legend in St Ludmilla) without fearing that his work would meet with prejudice even before it was heard. Dvořák met prominent figures of English musical society who judged his work without arrogance or preconceptions, in contrast to the sometimes tactless conduct of some of his continental friends..." "... The textual basis of the The Spectre's Bride (1884), for the soloists, chorus and orchestra (written for the Birmingham Festival, but first performed in Plzeň), was the ballad Svatebni košile, from Erben's collection Kytice ('The Bouquet')." Klaus Döge in Grove Music Online.

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        Stam- en wapenboek van aanzienlijke Nederlandsche familiën met genealogische en heraldische aanteekeningen.

      - Groningen,J.B. Wolters, 1885-1890. 3 volumes. Large folio. Full red morocco with gold decorated covers and spines. Spine of volume one a litle rubbed, else a nice set in good condition. 359, 415, 502 pag. Illustrated with 624 coats-of-arms (six per page) in chromolithography. The standard work for heraldry of the Netherlands. Much of the genealogical information was submitted by the families themselves, making the quality of the text variable. Nontheless it remains a significant resource with often unique information. An index volume was published later by J.C.P. van Epen. H155

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        S/W Originalabzug, Russolo und Vantongerloo im Café zeigend. [ca. 11 x 14,9 cm].

      Rückseite mit hds. Bleistift-Titelei in franz. Sprache. - An den Kanten leicht berieben. - Luigi Russolo (1885 - 1947) veröffentlichte 1913 das musikalische Manifest "L'arte dei rumori" (Die Kunst der Geräusche). Ausgehend von dem Geräuschpegel moderner Großstädte und Maschinen, setzte er sich mit der Behandlung von Geräuschen in der Musik auseinander. Zudem entwickelte er diverse Instrumente zur Geräuscherzeugung: Der "intonarumori" ("Geräuscherzeuger") war eine Zusammenstellung verschiedener Kästen mit Schalltrichtern, die speziell behandelte Membrane zur Erzeugung verschiedener Geräusche beinhalteten. Ihr Höhepunkt war das Russolophon 1924. Keines der Instrumente blieb nach dem 2. Weltkrieg erhalten. Vantongerloo, (1886 - 1965), übersiedelte 1928 nach Paris. Er trat ebenso wie Russolo der kosmopolitische Künstlervereinigung Cercle et Carré (dt.: Kreis und Quadrat die 1929 gegründet wurde) bei, die nur ein Jahr bestand, aber eine nennenswerte Ausstellung organisierte. Gründer waren der Zeichner, Dichter und Kunstkritiker Michel Seuphor und der Maler Joaquín Torres García, die in Reaktion auf die Omnipräsenz des Surrealismus beschlossen hatten, Künstler konstruktivistischer Tendenz zu vereinen. Cercle et Carré förderte die neuen Entwicklungen und Arbeiten auf dem Gebiet der Abstrakten Kunst. Während ihres kurzen Bestehens gab die Gruppe drei Ausgaben der gleichnamigen Kunstzeitschrift heraus. Die einzige, von Seuphor organisierte Ausstellung der Gruppe fand im April 1930 in der Galerie 23 in der Pariser Rue La Boétie statt. Die Ausstellung gilt als die erste internationale Gruppenausstellung für Abstrakte Kunst. (Zitat).

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        Through Masai Land: A Journey of Exploration Among the Snowclad Volcanic Mountains and Strange Tribes of Eastern Equatorial Africa.Being the Narrative of the Royal Geographical Society's Expedition to Mount Kenia and Lake Victoria Nyanza, 1883-1884.

      1885 - Secondedition. 2 folding maps numerous plates and illustrations in the text. 8vo. Original cloth, refurbished, . xii, 583pp. London, Identical to the first edition. Thomson's account of his second expedition is an extremely important book. It details the author's journey from Mombassa through what was to become British East Africa and Kenya. ?The first British traveller to march across the Masai country from one end to the other.He overcame the fierce adherence of the Masai to their Monroe Doctrine not by force of arms, nor by mere sophistry, not by political argument. On the contrary he broke down their resistance by means of some aperient salts, a magnetic machine, and two false teeth.? Sir Frederick Treves [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Personal Memoirs of U S Grant

      New York; 1885 and 1886: Charles L. Webster and Co. First Editions. Octavo. In two volumes. 584pp. and 647pp.portrait frontispieces with tissue guards, illustrated with maps, and facsimile letters. Grant's Memoirs became one of Mark Twain's most profitable ventures. After Grant was diagnosed with terminal throat cancer, Twain, who was a good friend of Grant's asked to publish his memoirs. Grant had turned down several offers prior. He allowed Twain to publish his memoirs written while he was deathly ill, dying just days after completing the second and final volume. Grant's autobiography sold over 300,000 sets which helped support his wife for several years. Each bound in cloth, full sheep or 3/4 morocco. The present set is bound in full sheep, red and dark green leather spine labels lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A very handsome set with a few cosmetic repairs(joints strengthened and head to volume one repaired), internally fresh, small early previous owner's address sticker. An attractive set.

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        WIBYGGERÅ sjalevads skellefteå församlingar

      Bok. EFTER HANS DÖD UTGIFNA JEMTE EN KORT LEFNADSTECKNING ÖFVER HONOM av ANTON LUNDSTRÖM UTN. KYRKOHERDE. utgivningsdatum (årtal 1885) FÄRETAL De predikningar af doktor S. Braudell, som jag härmed låter utgå af trycket, åtföljda af en kortare lefnadsteekning, äro ämnade att erinra hans forna åhörare om de många sköna högtidsstunder r, de tillbragt i helgedomen, lyssnande till det Guds ord, han för dem förkunnat. Jag hoppas, att alla, som längre eller kortare tid haft förmånen höra honom som predikant, skola dessa predikningar igenkänna honom och »den ande, som den talar». Jag tror ock, att predikningarnas innehåll skall befinnas talar». Jag tror ock, att predikningarnas innehåll skall befinnas vara sådant ? därför borgar predikantens namn ? att de skola dessa predikningar igenkänna honom och »den ande, som den dessa predikningar igenkänna honom och »den ande, som deri talar Jag tror ock, att likpredikningarnas innehåll skall befinnas vara sådant derför borgar predikantens namn ? att de skola i dessa predikningar igenkänna honom och »den ande, som deri talar Jag tror ock, att predikningarnes innehåll skall befinnas vara sådant ? dertor borgar predikantens namn ? att de skola i dessa predikningar igenkänna honom och »den ande, som deri talar». Jag tror ock, att predikningarnes innehåll skall befinnas vara sådant ? derför borgar predikantens namn ? att de skola kunna tjena mången till nppbyggelse och vägledning på den väg, som leder tiU salighet. ÅH så måtte ske, det är min innerliga önskan och bön, på samma gång jag beder hvarje läsare om öfverseende för de brister, som m /eder till salighet. Att så måtte ske, det är min innerliga önskan och bön, på samma gång jag beder hvarje läsare om öfverseende för de brister, som vidlåda arbetet. Strängt upptagen öfverseende för de brister, som vidlåda arbetet. Strängt upptagen med arbetet i församlingsvården har jag ej kunnat så noga följa med arbetets tryckning, att icke mindre tryckfel deri insmugit sig. Ett må dock särskilt anmärkas. Midsommardagens predikan sig. Ett må dock särskilt anmärkas. Midsommardagens predikan har hållits i Skellefteå 1875 ej 1895. Ofriga tryckfel rättas tas lätteligen genom sammanhanget. Öfver alla, .wm läsa detta arbete, hvile Guds frid och g gjute Herren sin Ande! Hernösand i Scpt, 1895. Utgifvaren. ------------- sidantal 228 omfång 14 x 21,5 x 1,5 cm bokens skick / anmärkningar begagnat skick , sliten väl läst gulnad an tidens gång tummad och solkad alla sidor finns med några sidor tenderar svagt till att lossna minnesanteckning i innerpärm

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        Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant

      New York; 1885 and 1886: Charles L. Webster and Co. First Editions. Octavo. In two volumes. 584pp. and 647pp.portrait frontispieces with tissue guards, illustrated with maps, and facsimile letters. Grant's Memoirs became one of Mark Twain's most profitable ventures. After Grant was diagnosed with terminal throat cancer, Twain, who was a good friend of Grant's asked to publish his memoirs. Grant had turned down several offers prior. He allowed Twain to publish his memoirs written while he was deathly ill, dying just days after completing the second and final volume. Grant's autobiography sold over 300,000 sets which helped support his wife for several years. Each bound in cloth, full sheep or 3/4 morocco. The present set is bound in full sheep, red and dark green leather spine labels lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A very handsome set with a few cosmetic repairs(joints strengthened and head to volume one repaired), internally fresh, small early previous owner's address sticker. An attractive set.

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        The congo and the founding of its free state: a story of work and exploration

      London: Sampson Low, Marstone, Searle, & Rivington, 1885. In two volumes. xxvii, [1], 528; x, 483pp, [1]. With a frontispiece to each volume, 42 full-page illustrations, three folding hand-coloured maps, numerous line illustrations in the text, and a large folding hand-coloured map to the rear of each volume (originally housed in pockets, now bound-in). Original publisher's decorated green cloth lettered in red and black, recently rebacked to style. Boards a trifle rubbed and marked. Short tear to Z4 of Vol. II - touching text without loss of sense, very occasional short tears and chipping to margins, single short tear to map of Vol. I, overall internally clean and crisp. The first edition of explorer Henry Morton Stanley's (1841-1904) account of his 1879-84 expedition up the Congo River in an attempt to re-open the interior for King Leopold of Belgium. Stanley would secure the Belgian Association Internationale the entire south bank of the river and much of the north and west shores beyond the confluence with the Mobangi. The pioneering trade settlements and treaties established during the journey would result in founding of the Congo State, the first free commercial state in Equatorial Africa. . First edition. 8vo.

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        The Theatre Annual.

      David Bogue, London., 1885-1887. First edition. Octavo. Three volumes in one. pp [ii], 90 + 94 + 94. Photographs of actors and actresses, including one of Ellen Terry and another of her together with Henry Irving. Nineteenth-century binding of red leather-backed cloth boards, lettered in gilt. Includes two stories by Bram Stoker "Our New House" (8 pages) and "The Dualitists; or, the Death Doom of the Double Born" (12 pages). After writing a favourable review of Henry Irving's Hamlet, Stoker became a close friend of Irving's and in 1878 became acting manager and then business manager of Irving's Lyceum Theatre, a post which he held for 27 years. Other contributors include Marie Corelli, George R. Sims, William Archer, Austin Brereton and H. Beerbohm Tree.Early ownership inscriptions on front free endpaper and on first page of text of the first volume. Covers rubbed at edges and a little cracked at lower hinge. Very good. Very rare.

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        Die Heilige Schrift des Alten und Neuen Testamentes. Aus der Vulgata übersetzt von Joseph Franz von Allioli (1793-1873). Illustrierte Volksausgabe, enthaltend den vom apostolischen Stuhle approbirten vollständigen Text. Und eine aus den von höchster Autorität ebenfalls gebilligten Anmerkungen des größeren Alliolischen Bibelwerkes und mit von der vom Verfasser selbst besorgten durchgängigen Erläuterung jenes Textes. Illustrationen von Christian Ruepprecht, (1815-1900) u. a. Mit Approbation des hochwürdigsten bischöflichen Ordinariates Augsburg. Nebst dem Katholischen Bibel- Wörterbuch s großen Benediktiners und gerühmten Schriftauslegers Augustin Calmet, übersetzt und bearbeitet von John B. Maus, Pfarrer der St. Alphonsus Kirche Philadelphia, mit besonderer Gutheißung des Hochwürdigsten Herrn James F. Wood, D. D. Erzbischof von Philadelphia. Texte in deutscher Sprache.

      Erschienen in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania bei: John E. Potter, ohne Jahresangabe [circa 1885]. Lizenzausgabe für die USA von Friedrich Pustet aus Regensburg. Insgesamt XL+ 1582 Seiten mit zahlreichen Abbildungen, Farblithographien, graphische Darstellungen, Landkarten. 4°(Quart- Format bis 35 cm.) Goldgeprägter Ganzleder- Einband mit reicher Ornamentik, Silberschließen, Vollgoldschnitt, violettblaue Vor- und Nachsätze. Inhalt: Heilige Schrift, Biblische Geschichte und Wörterbuch der Bibel. Farbiges Dedikationsblatt: An Johann Donel von seinem Patem Jakob Donel im Jahre 1895; Frontispize: Stahlstich: Madonna di San Sisto und ganzseitiger Holzstich Papst Leo XIII. Illustriertes Titelblatt Farblitho., Approbation von Karl Erzbischof von Tyrus Ludwig Santarelli (ohne Tiara). Einleitung mit 8 Seiten kolorierte Landkarten; zweiseitiges Farblitho vor dem Katholischen Bibel- Wörterbuch mit zahlreichen Holzstichen; das Alte Testament; danach Schmuckblätter ohne Eintrag: Heilige Ehestand; Heirathen; Todesfälle; Geburten. Die Kreuzweg- Andacht mit zahlreichen ganzseitigen Farblithos, das Neue Testament vorangestellt ein Stahlstich: Das Licht der Welt und ein farblithographisches Titelblatt, sowie am Schlusse des Buches Photo- Albenanhang mit 2 Original- Photos.Zustand: Einband etwas berieben, Ecken und Kanten wenig bestoßen. Innen Vorderdeckel leicht gelockert, fliegender Vorsatz etwas knitterig, sonst sauber und recht ordentlich erhalten. Versand D: 6,50 EUR Heilige Schrift; Bibel- Pracht- Ausgaben, Vulgata; Katholische Religion.

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        Histoires d'autrefois. Jeannik - Le Cabaret du Puits-sans-Vins.

      P., Librairie illustrée, 1885, 2 vol. in-8° (215 x 140) reliés 1/2 maroquin miel à coins, dos lisses richement ornés, pièces de titre et fleurons en queues mosaïqués de maroquin marron clair, filet doré bordant les plats, têtes dorées, couvertures et dos illustrés en couléurs conservés, reliure de l'époque (V. CHAMPS), de (2) ff. - 224 pp. ; (3) ff. - 240 pp. - (1) f. (Imp. Herissey, Evreux). Rares taches sur le cuir, pâles rousseurs sur les papiers de garde des reliures, très beaux exemplaires par ailleurs. - 87 dessins de l'auteur pour Jeannik et 95 pour Le Cabaret du Puits-sans-Vins. Jeannik possède une très belle aquarelle originale de l'auteur en page de faux-titre dédicacée à l'éditeur "A mon cher éditeur Georges Decaux, en toute amitié et reconnaissance, Louis Morin", cette même page possède une inscription à l'encre en haut "N°19 G.D.". L'aquarelle représente une multitude de personnages en farandole avec 2 musiciens en premier plan. Il existe un troisième volume pour cette fantaisie bretonne, intitulé Les Amours de Gilles, non présent ici (apparemment paru 4 ans après). D'après Carteret, V-145, le tirage de tête de cette édition serait de 15 exemplaires sur Japon, 20 sur Chine et 20 sur vélin, tous ornés d'une aquarelle originale, notre exemplaire est sur vélin. "Charmante réunion, rare et estimée", toujours d'après Carteret.

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        Die Heilige Schrift des Alten und Neuen Testamentes. Aus der Vulgata übersetzt von Joseph Franz von Allioli (1793-1873). Illustrierte Volksausgabe, enthaltend den vom apostolischen Stuhle approbirten vollständigen Text. Und eine aus den von höchster Autorität ebenfalls gebilligten Anmerkungen des größeren Alliolischen Bibelwerkes und mit von der vom Verfasser selbst besorgten durchgängigen Erläuterung jenes Textes. Illustrationen von Christian Ruepprecht, (1815-1900) u. a. Mit Approbation des hochwürdigsten bischöflichen Ordinariates Augsburg. Nebst dem Katholischen Bibel- Wörterbuch s großen Benediktiners und gerühmten Schriftauslegers Augustin Calmet, übersetzt und bearbeitet von John B. Maus, Pfarrer der St. Alphonsus Kirche Philadelphia

      Erschienen in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania bei: John E. Potter, ohne Jahresangabe [circa 1885]. - Insgesamt XL+ 1582 Seiten mit zahlreichen Abbildungen, Farblithographien, graphische Darstellungen, Landkarten. Inhalt: Heilige Schrift, Biblische Geschichte und Wörterbuch der Bibel. Farbiges Dedikationsblatt: An Johann Donel von seinem Patem Jakob Donel im Jahre 1895; Frontispize: Stahlstich: Madonna di San Sisto und ganzseitiger Holzstich Papst Leo XIII. Illustriertes Titelblatt Farblitho., Approbation von Karl Erzbischof von Tyrus Ludwig Santarelli (ohne Tiara). Einleitung mit 8 Seiten kolorierte Landkarten; zweiseitiges Farblitho vor dem Katholischen Bibel- Wörterbuch mit zahlreichen Holzstichen; das Alte Testament; danach Schmuckblätter ohne Eintrag: Heilige Ehestand; Heirathen; Todesfälle; Geburten. Die Kreuzweg- Andacht mit zahlreichen ganzseitigen Farblithos, das Neue Testament vorangestellt ein Stahlstich: Das Licht der Welt und ein farblithographisches Titelblatt, sowie am Schlusse des Buches Photo- Albenanhang mit 2 Original- Photos. Zustand: Einband etwas berieben, Ecken und Kanten wenig bestoßen. Innen Vorderdeckel leicht gelockert, fliegender Vorsatz etwas knitterig, sonst sauber und recht ordentlich erhalten. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1050 4°(Quart- Format bis 35 cm.) Goldgeprägter Ganzleder- Einband mit reicher Ornamentik, Silberschließen, Vollgoldschnitt, violettblaue Vor- und Nachsätze. Lizenzausgabe für die USA von Friedrich Pustet aus Regensburg.

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        Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

      New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. First American edition. Near Fine. A beautiful copy in the publisher's green cloth, stamped in black and gilt. Contains the three first printing points: "Huck Decided" on p. 9; "Him and another Man" listed on p. 88; and "with the was" on p. 57. The other leaves were assembled at random and have no bearing on whether a copy is first or second printing, although variant states exist. A very nearly Fine copy with bright gilt and a tight page block. Very slight wear at the spine ends and corners and a small ding at the top of the front board. Without repair or work of any kind. On the whole, an excellent copy of the book that Hemingway claimed was the source for all modern American literature and "the best book we've had." BAL 3415. MacDonnell, 31. "We are also presented with a chapter from an unpublished work by the writer, detailing the adventures of a Southwestern boy a quarter of a century ago, which places before us in vivid colors the rough, hilarious, swaggering, fighting, superstitious ways of the bygone raftsmen. Rude, sturdy, unflinching, and raw though the picture is, it is likely to stand a long while as a wonderful transcript from nature, and as a memorial of the phase of existence which is described that will not easily be surpassed in the future. ("The Atlantic Monthly," September 1883). Near Fine.

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        De vermakelyke avanturier, ofte De wispelturige, en niet min wonderlyke levens-loop van Mirandor, [...]. 8e druk. Amsterdam, Jan Morterre, 1756. [2 delen in 1 band].

      "8°: [vol. 1:] A-Y 8 Z 4 (- Z4, blanco), gepag.: 358 pp. [vol. 2:] a-z 8 2a 4, gepag.: 376 pp. Gegraveerde titelpagina door Jan Goeree, op de in zwart en rood gedrukte typografische titelpagina een vignet door Simon Fokke, voorts 12 gegraveerde platen van Caspar Luyken. Modern leer, goed exemplaar. Lit.: Ten Brink, Dr. Nicolaas Heinsius junior. Eene studie over den Hollandschen schelmenroman der zeventiende eeuw (Rotterdam 1885); Te Winkel IV, p.305; NNBW II, 560 Buisman 792; van Doorninck I, 427; van Eeghen/vd Kellen I, 260; Mateboer 1540-01 en -02; Scheepers II, 144; Waller 696"."Nicolaas Heinsius (Den Haag 1656 - Culemborg 1718), telg uit een vooraanstaande familie en medicus van beroep, zwierf een groot deel van zijn leven door Europa, nadat hij bij een vechtpartij in Den Haag een slagersknecht had doodgestoken en daarvoor tot levenslange verbanning was veroordeeld. De 'Vermakelyke Avonturier' verscheen in 1695, toen Heinsius zich tenslotte blijvend gevestigd had in de vrijplaats Culemborg. Zijn avonturenroman werd gretig gelezen: de drukken volgden elkaar snel op en er verschenen vertalingen in het , 523, , Engels, Duits en Italiaans. Het werk was vanaf de eerste druk geïllustreerd met 12 prenten van Caspar Luyken. Voor de vijfde druk werd een nieuw stel kopieën gesneden; deze zijn ook voor deze achtste druk gebruikt, zij het eenigermate opgesneden (van Eeghen/van der Kellen)."

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        Through Masai Land

      

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        The "Characters" of Jean de La Bruyère Newly Rendered into English by Henri Van Laun With an introduction, A Biographical Memoir and Notes

      New York: Scribner & Welford, John C. Nimmo, London [Ballantyne Press], 1885. One of 300 copies printed. This is number 46. 24 Etchings by B. Damman and V. Foulquier, plates on tissue tipped in. 1 vols. 8vo. Black morocco, gilt cornerpieces. Upper joint neatly repaired, some light rubbing and light offsetting, else a good, handsome copy of this work. One of 300 copies printed. This is number 46. 24 Etchings by B. Damman and V. Foulquier, plates on tissue tipped in. 1 vols. 8vo. This was originally published in 1688 as "Caractères de Théophraste traduits du grec, avec les Caractères ou les Moeurs de ce siècle." The original contributions by La Bruyère are primarily observations on character and conduct describing portraits of people and their failings, many were thinly disguised descriptions of living people. It was first translated into English in 1699 and is credited with greatly having influenced the English essayists of that time.

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        NOTES OF A COURSE OF LECTURES ON AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL LAW Delivered in the Law Department of the University of Pennsylvania. Printed for the use of the Class.

      Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania. Very Good-. 1885. First Edition. Hardcover. xv, (1), 342, 18 pages; Previous owner's name on first blank - "Edward S. Corwin" -- also an earlier owner's name "Jos. I. Doran" dated 1885 -- likely Joseph Ingersoll Doran (1844 - 1919) of Philadelphia. Contents clean and tight in original red cloth binding with printed spine label (badly chipped), cloth worn and chipped at spine ends, ffep has 2" closed tear at foredge. OCLC 9840426 Edward Samuel Corwin (1878 – 1963) was president of the American Political Science Association. Corwin joined the faculty of Princeton University in 1905 at the invitation of Woodrow Wilson. In 1908 he was appointed the McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence. Over the course of his career, Corwin wrote many books on United States constitutional law. John Innes Clark Hare (1816-1905) was a noted judge and a professor of Constitutional law at University of Pennsylvania. This scarce work precedes his treatise on American Constitutional law which was published in 1887. ; Signed by Notable Personage, Related .

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        Erbhof imHochschwarzwald. - Ölgemälde auf Malpappe.

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

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        Ansichten von Potsdam ( + Berlin ). Album mit 3 photographischen Ansichten aus Berlin und 15 Ansichten aus Potsdam.

      Die Fotos meist im Format ca. 18 x 26 cm ( Höhe x Breite oder auch Breite mal Höhe ) aufgewalzt auf einen festen, typographisch vorgefertigten Untersatzkarton (31 x 39 cm). Zusammen in einer reich goldgeprägten Oln-Mappe ( Titelaufdruck: Ansichten aus Potsdam ), Folio ( ca. 32,5 x 40 cm ). Die Foto-Kartons am Unterrand jeweils mit Betitelung, Albumtitel sowie ganz unten jeweils mit Hinweis *Photographie nach der Natur. Photographische Gesellschaft Berlin am Dönhofsplatz *. Ohne Erscheinungsjahr, die Mappe ohne Titel- oder Inhaltsblatt. Hier möglicherweise ein Konvolut aus 2 Mappen in einer Mappe zusammengefasst, wohl um 1885 verlegt. Mit folgenden Berlin-Ansichten: Mausoleum in Charlottenburg Palais des Kronprinzen Palais des Kaisers /// Ansichten aus Potsdam: Pfingstberg Jagdschloss Glienicke Schloss Babelsberg Friedenskirche Die Mühle bei Sanssouci Schloss Friedrichskron ( = Das Neue Palais ) - Charlottenhof Friedenskirche ( eine andere Ansicht ) - Schloss Sanssouci, Terrasse Marmorpalais Orangeriegebäude Schloss Sanssouci Brandenburger Thor ( Tor ) - Nicolai-Kirche ( Nikolaikirche ) - Stadtschloss. Die Fotos in der Darstellung von guter Erhaltung, die Außenränder der Kartons teils etwas gebräunt, teils gering fleckig oder gering stockfleckig, wenige Kartons am Außenrand gering wellig. Insgesamt guter Zustand dieser meist fast völlig menschenleeren Ansichten aus Berlin und Potsdam. Die Original-Mappe etwas fleckig ( Vorderdeckel im Bereich des Titels stark fleckig ), angestaubt, berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, der schmale Mappenrücken angeplatzt und beschädigt, die Mappenflügel teils beschädigt. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 2200 Gramm )( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage further pics at request )

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        A Child's Garden of Verses

      Longmans Green, London 1885 - Robert Louis Stevenson: A Child's Garden of Verses: first edition. Longmans Green & Co , London 1885. 8vo 101 pp . A very bright first edition copy of this collection of verses, A Child's Garden of Verses. This issue contains the smaller "of" in the title on the spine but rounded apostrophe. There is no mention of "Two Series" in the advertisements leaf facing the half title page. In very good condition. Original blue cloth boards with bevelled edges. Top edge is bright gilt with the other pages are uncut. The covers are a little rubbed with light staining to the upper board. Lightly faded spine and lightly worn corners. The end papers are browned with a previous owners ink signature on the front free pages. Split hinge on page 48 and the book holds together very well. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Cover Title:] Az ó-perzsa vallásos irodalomról. Irta Dr. Stein Aurél. Külön-lenyomat a "Budapest Szemle" 108. számából, 1885. Decz. [On the Old Persian Religious Literature. By Dr. Aurél Stein. Offprint from the Budapesti Szemle No. 108, December 1885.]

      1885 Franklin-Társulat Könyvnyomdája, Budapest 1885 - First separate edition. Offprint with separate pagination (pp. [1]-19). In publisher's printed wrappers. (1)-19, (1) p. Extremely scarce, first separate edition of Stein's first publication, his paper on Persian religious literature. Written while he studied in Britain on a Hungarian scholarship at the Trinity College in Cambridge. Originally published in Budapesti Szemle Vol. 44. no. 108 (pp. 365-383) Sir Marc Aurél Stein (1862-1943) was a Hungarian born British archaeologist, mainly concerned with exploring ancient Central Asia. Member of "The Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire" as Knight Commander (KCIE), and Fellow of British Academy. He made four major expeditions to Central Asia in 1900, 1906-1908, 1913-1916 and 1930. His greatest discovery was made at Mogao Caves, also known as "Caves of the Thousand Buddhas", near Dunhuang in 1907. The Stein collection (mostly manuscripts and other relics) has been placed in the British Library, the British Museum, and partly to the Srinagar Museum and the National Museum in New Delhi. Extremely scarce. WorldCat locates only one copy in Israel. Wrappers dusted, inside clean. Overall in fine condition. In publisher's printed wrappers First separate edition. Offprint with separate pagination (pp. [1]-19). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Histoires, disputes et discours. Des illusions et impostures, des diables, des magiciens infames, sorcières et empoisonneurs d'iceux, item de la punition que méritent les magiciens, les empoisonneuses et les sorcières. Tomes 1+2 (2 volumes)

      Aux bureaux du progrès -A. Delahaye et Lecrosnier, 1885. in8 Broché Bon Etat voir TBE pour l'époque / Usures d'usage (lu) / Pour l'ensemble Couvertures et dos légèrement défraîchis (petites pliures de lecture dos + rousseur coin inférieur droit 1ère de couverture T2, micro-déchirures bords T1, sans gravité) voir photo / Intérieur: Bien, propre, recollé, petit manque reliure mais se tient bien, signature ancien propriétaire à l'encre en page de garde, rares rousseurs, ok lecture. Deux dialogies touchant le pouvoir des sorcières et la punition qu'elles méritent par Thomas Erastus.

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        CONGO FREE STATE: DER CONGO-STAAT UND DAS FREIHANDELSGEBIET.

      Lithography in colour, 53 x 40,5 cm (20.8 x 15.9 inches) (Good, soft folds with tiny tears, light foxing). - Gotha: Justus Perthes, April 1885. One of the first separately issued maps of the Congo Free State and its free-trade territories, made by the Gotha Geographical Office for the German trade in the colonies in Africa. - This rare separately published map shows the Congo Free State, a state in Central Africa from 1885 to 1908, which was in personal union with the Kingdom of Belgium under Leopold II. The state was founded in early 1885 at the Berlin conference. The map, published in April 1885, shows the newest boundaries of the Congo Free State (green), stations of the Congo Company (cities underlined with red), and free-trade territory in the Congo Basin (beige). Other colours show the German, British, French, Portuguese, Spanish and Italian colonies, as well as the Sultanate of Zanzibar. According to the text on the left-hand side the author, Hermann Habenicht, based the map on the latest available information from official sources. The borders of the Congo Free State were marked, as issued on March 5 in the Belgian magazine Le Mouvement Géographique. The magazine was founded a year before to promote and documented Belgian colonisation of Congo. The German free trade territories are marked according to the newest information, published a month before, on March 3 in Deutscher Reichsanzeiger, the official newspaper of the German government. The north border of the Congo Free State on the map differs from the maps before. The author set the north border much lower, following the (false) discovery by the Russian explorer Wilhelm Junker (1840 –1892) rather than the new survey by Sir Henry Morton Stanley (1841-1904). Junker claimed the river Uele (Welle) was joining the river Chari in the north, which flows to the Lake Chad. Stanley on the other hand correctly established the Uele joins the Mbomou River at Yakoma. The cartographer Hermann Habenicht was at the same time also making a draft for a 10 sheet wall map of Africa. Hermann Habenicht (1844-1917) was a German cartographer, active in the Gotha Geographic Office. Schooled by a famous map-maker August Petermann since he was 15 years old, he soon took over the drafts for map reliefs for publications such as Stielers Hand-Atlas, and eventually specialised for non-European cartography. In 1885, the same year as this map, Habenicht started working on a 10 sheet wall map of Africa, which was published the following year with a title Justus Perthes’ Spezialkarte von Afrika. Habenicht was a teacher of Hermann Haack, one of the most influential German map-makers of the 20th century.

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        Trattato generale di costruzioni civili con cenni speciali intorno alle costruzioni grandiose. Guida all´insegnamento ed allo studio. Rifatta da H. Lang e A. Scholtz. [Bde. 1 - 4 in 2 Text- und 2 Tafelbden., 1 Zusatzbd.; zus. 5 Bde., komplett].

      Mailand [u. a. O.], Francesco Valardi, 1885 4°, XI, 346, VIII, 292, VIII, 181, X, 459 S., zahlr. Textabb.; 105, 124, 108 u- 71 (Doppel-)Taf.; Bd. 5: 65 S. Text m. Textabb., 110 Taf., Priv.-HPgt. d. Zt. m. Rückenpräg., mit eingebundenem Deckeln der Orig.-Broschur., Tlw. etw. berieben, Pgt. fleckig, selten etw. stockfl., Papier gebräunt; allg. gutes Ex. Bd. 1 in 5.. Bde. 2 u. 3 in 4. Aufl.. Bd. 4 in 2. Aufl.. Bd. z in ital. EA. Enth.: Bd. 1: Costruzioni in pietra e strutture murali; Bd. 2: Costruzioni in legno; Bd. 3: Costruzioni metalliche; Bd. 4: Costruzioni diverse; Bd. 5: Distribuzione generale degli edifici in conformità allo scopo. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Architektur - Bauwesen

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        THE WORLD'S GREATEST IMPORTING ESTABLISHMENT. MAIN BARNS OF THE HOLBERT HORSE IMPORTING CO. A.S. HOLBERT, PROPRIETOR. GREELEY, DELAWARE COUNTY, IOWA. [caption title]

      Milwaukee, WI: The Gugler Litho. Co, 1885. Color lithograph, 19 x 27 in. image, on a 24 x 32 in. sheet. The several barns of the Holbert Horse Importing Company are shown, the roofs and walls lettered with advertisements for their services as importers of Percherons, Belgians, and English Shires, as well as suppliers of draft, coach and hackney horses. In the yard in front of the barns groups of horses stand with their red shirted trainers, potential buyers in top hats and bowlers peruse the stock. A nice bright image. Aaron B. Holbert (1853- established his horse breeding and importing business in Greeley, Iowa in 1878. The enterprise grew to have an international reputation in the field of breeding and selling registered horses in the United States. [see Capt. John Merry's "History of Delaware County, Iowa," [Chicago: 1914], v.1, pp.281-2] Henry Gugler and his son Julius joined the firm of Henry Seifert in Milwaukee in 1872, taking charge of the lithography department and bringing the first steam power press to Milwaukee, according to Jay Last in his "The Color Explosion: Nineteenth-Century American Lithography," [Santa Ana, CA: 2005], pp.88-9. They formed their own firm of H. Gugler & Son in Milwaukee in 1878, and when Henry died in 1883, Julius and his brothers created Gugler Lithographic Company. No listings found on OCLC.

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