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        The Cruise of the Montauk to Bermuda, the West Indies and Florida

      New York: Thomas R. Knox & Co, 1885. First edition. Frontispiece & 15 plates. xv, [i], 441 pp. 1 vols. Large 8vo. Original blindstamped pictorial cloth, spine gilt, a touch of wear to the extremities but a fine copy. First edition. Frontispiece & 15 plates. xv, [i], 441 pp. 1 vols. Large 8vo. "An ornately wordy account, filled with ironic humor, puns and amusing turns of phrase. Gives very detailed descriptions of soial conditions in the places visited" (Toy). Mcquade's account of the Montauk's cruise from New York to the Caribbean, which included stops at Bermuda, St. Kitt's, St. Pierre, Martinique, Trinidad, Curacoa, Jamaica, Cuba, and Florida. Tipped in at the front free endpaper is a bifolium of mourning stationery titled "Finis", commemorating the death Commodore Platt. Dated December 17, 1884. Morris and Howland confirm that this "Finis" is not present in all copies. Toy, 1057; Morris & Howland, p 92

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        Chansons

      First edition.Contemporary half brown shagreen over marbled paper boards, spine in five compartments (a little rubbed) spotted in gilt and with gilt fillets, a small lack to edge of head-piece, marbled endpapers and pastedowns. Rare autograph inscription signed and dated by Jean-Baptiste Clément : "A un artiste qui n'est pas comme tant d'autres : au citoyen Joseph Ferdinand Bernard. Paris Montmartre [To an artist who is not like so many others: to citizen Joseph Ferdinand Bernard. Paris Montmartre]."Occasional spotting, two marginal stains to final pages of contents and errata leaf at end. Imprimerie Georges Robert & Cie Paris 1885 12,5x18,5cm relié

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        Indigenous Flowers of the Hawaiian Islands : Forty-Four Plates Painted in Water-Colours and Described

      Sampson Low, London 1885 - pp [8], 44 chromolithographed full page plates with letterpress. Original gilt-decorated cloth, expertly recased, some discolouration to cloth. All edges gilt. Inscribed with the author's kind regards and again to the next recipient on the title page. [NatHist & Sc181]. A very good, complete copy. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Castle of Chillon

      M. Knoedler & Co, New York 1885 - Original copper printing plate, etched by L. Gautier, 17 13/16 x 25 15/16 inches, image: 14 3/4 x 23 7/8 inches. A very rare original printing plate: a view of the famous Swiss castle on the shore of Lake Geneva. The artist has captured here a timeless quality of the Castle and its surroundings. Much favoured by the Romantic movement in the 19th century, the Castle was made famous by Byron's "The Prisoner of Chillon," the tale in verse of Francois Bonivard, who tried to introduce the Reformation to Switzerland. He was chained to a pillar in the dungeon from 1532 to 1536: "Chillon! thy prison is a holy place And thy sad floor an altar, for 'twas trod, Until his very steps have left a trace Worn as if thy cold pavement were a sod, By Bonnivard! May none those marks efface! For they appeal from tyranny to God." Chillon, an excellent example of an early medieval fortress, was nearly pulled down for its stone in the 1860s. The castle, commanding the narrow passage between Lake Geneva and the sheer wall of mountains, was always a staging point on the road to Italy. The first fortress was built on the tiny, rocky islet at the edge of the lake in the 9th century. It was enlarged several times and the building pictured in the present image is mostly the 13th century work of Duke Pierre of Savoy. The plate is titled 'Castle of Chillon' and includes the imprint "Original Etching by L. Gautier," "Published by M Knoedler & Co 170 Fifth Avenue New York" and "Imp. Eudes."

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        Relics of Ancient Architecture and other Picturesque Scenes In Glasgow, Thirty Drawings by Thomas Fairbairn

      David Bryce & Son, 1885, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Second Edition. With letterpress description by James Pagan and James H. Stoddart. Numbered edition of 300. This is number 128. Inscribed in ink on the title page 'To The Queensland Historical Society from Henry Monteith'. 30 plates. Moderate foxing throughout including to plates. Light spotting to boards. Rubbing/wear to boards. Chipping to spine top and bottom with small chunks missing. 3cm closed tear to front cover spine bottom corner. Binding firm. Previous owner's inscription, lavish, in ink. Previous owner's signature in pencil to rear endpaper. Bumped corners. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request.

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        Birmingham Musical Festival in Aid of the Funds of the General Hospital. Book of the Words. 1885. Thirty-fifth Celebration

      Hall & English, Birmingham 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." Signed by many of the composers and performers involved in the festival, including Antonín Dvo ák, 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. Binding somewhat worn, bumped and chipped; slightly shaken. Slightly foxed; occasional paper imperfections. Not located in OCLC.The Birmingham Musical Festival took place on August 25-28, 1885, and included the premieres of Dvo ák's The Spectre's Bride, 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. Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924) was a British composer, teacher, and conductor. "A prodigiously gifted musician of great versatility, he, along with Parry and Mackenzie, did much to forge the new standards of the so-called ?renaissance' in British music at the end of the 19th century. As a composer he brought a technical brilliance to almost all genres, though success in opera, in which he aspired to excel, generally eluded him until the end of his life. In spite of his stature as a composer (particularly in the province of church music), he is perhaps best known as a teacher of several generations of British composers who passed through his hands at the RCM and Cambridge University." Jeremy Dibble in Grove online [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        DIE HEILIGE SCHRIFT ALTEN UND NEUE TESTAMENTS AUS DER VULGATA MIT ZWEIHUNDERT UND DREISSIG BILDERN - 2 TOMES

      1885 - Stuttgart Eduard Helleberger 1885. Deux fort volumes in folio (43cm x 33cm). Reliure de l'éditeur demi cuir noir. Plats de percaline ornés de motifs estampés et portant le titre doré. tranches rouges.XVI+1251p+355p. Ouvrages ornés de 230 gravures par Gustave Doré. Dos légèrement frottés et quelques infimes rousseurs sinon bon et solide exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

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

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        The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

      Charles Webster and Co, New York 1885 - This copy is from the first year it was printed and has severe edgewear, fraying, rubbing and corner bumping, there is fading of all gilt and the covers look battered. It has been repaired, either long ago or by someone who didn't know how to do it. Text has yellowed severely, has foxing and staining throughout and several pages are hanging on by threads. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Graveurs du XIX Siecle: Vols. I-XIII

      Librairie L. Conquet, Paris 1885 - Hardcover. First edition. No dust jacket. A comprehensive catalogue of 19th century prints and printmakers in France. A very good quality rebinding in red cloth, with gilded spine labels. 13-volume set with 4 supplements presented in catalogue sequence. This is actually a 12-volume set; the 38 engraved frontispieces are bound separately as a 13th volume and were offered to subscribers of the complete book. One or two minor marks on boards. One or two slight bumps on leading corners. Some rubbing on spine labels. Minor label residue on FEP of Vol. I. Pages are lightly tanned and have one or two foxing marks. Binding is sound, and the contents are clear throughout. AF [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Handbuch der Architektur (sechzehn Bände zusammen wie aufgelistet)

      Darmstadt; Leipzig Bergsträsser; Gebhardt; Kröner verschiedene Auflagen -1927 verschiedene Umfänge 27 cm Halbleder gebunden fadengeheftet Deckel mit Buntpapier bezogen geprägte Rückenbeschriftung [sowie] Leinen gebunden fadengeheftet ohne Schutzumschlag [sowie] Halbleinen gebunden fadengeheftet mit Schutzumschlag teils mit Lesebändchen und farbigem oder gesprenkeltem Schnitt 1885 - alle Bände sind gut bis sehr gut erhalten, bei zwei Bänden fehlt ein Blatt der Titelei; die neun übrigen Bände sind mit sehr gut zu bezeichnen; die Bände wie folgtErster Teil. Allgemeine Hochbaukunde, 5. Band. Die Bauausführung, zweite Auflage, 1912, Leipzig, Gebhardt *** Zweiter Theil. Die Baustile, 1. Band. Die Baukunst der Griechen, zweite Auflage, 1892, Darmstadt, Bergsträsser *** Zweiter Theil. Die Baustile, 3. Band, erste Hälfte. Die Ausgänge der classischen Baukunst, erste Auflage, 1886, Darmstadt, Bergsträsser *** Zweiter Teil. Die Baustile, 4. Band. Die Romanische und die Gotische Baukunst, 4. Heft. Einzelheiten des Kirchenbaus, 2. neubearbeitete Auflage, 1927, Leipzig, Gebhardt *** Zweiter Teil. Die Baustile, 5. Band. Die Baukunst der Renaissance in Italien, zweite Auflage, 1914, Leipzig, Gebhardt *** Dritter Theil. Die Hochbau-Constructionen, 2. Band. Raumbegrenzende Constructionen, 2. Heft. Einfriedungen, erste Auflage, 1891, Darmstadt, Bergsträsser *** Dritter Theil. Die Hochbau-Constructionen, 6. Band. Sicherungen gegen Einbruch, -, zweite Auflage, 1891, Darmstadt, Bergsträsser *** Vierter Teil. Entwerfen, Anlage und Einrichtung der Gebäude, 1. Halbband. Architektonische Komposition, vierte Auflage, 1926, Leipzig, Gebhardt *** Vierter Teil. Entwerfen, Anlage und Einrichtung der Gebäude, 2. Halbband. Gebäude für die Zwecke des Wohnens, des Handels und Verkehrs, 1. Heft. Wohnhäuser, zweite Auflage, 1927, Leipzig, Gebhardt *** Vierter Teil. Entwerfen, Anlage und Einrichtung der Gebäude, 2. Halbband. Gebäude für die Zwecke des Wohnens, des Handels und Verkehrs, 2. Heft. Geschäfts- und Kaufhäuser, Warenhäuser, zweite Auflage, 1923, Leipzig, Gebhardt *** Vierter Teil. Entwerfen, Anlage und Einrichtung der Gebäude, 4. Halb-Band. Gebäude für Erholungs- und Vereinszwecke, erste Auflage, 1885, Darmstadt, Diehl; Bergsträsser *** Vierter Teil. Entwerfen, Anlage und Einrichtung der Gebäude, 4. Halb-Band. Gebäude für Erholungs- und Vereinszwecke, 2. Heft. Baulichkeiten für die Cur- und Badeorte, zweite Auflage, 1894, Darmstadt, Bergsträsser *** Vierter Teil. Entwerfen, Anlage und Einrichtung der Gebäude, 5. Halbband. Gebäude für Heil- und sonstige Wohlfahrts-Anstalten, 3. Heft. Bade- und Schwimmanstalten, zweite Auflage, 1921, Leipzig, Gebhardt *** Vierter Teil. Entwerfen, Anlage und Einrichtung der Gebäude, 7. Halb-Band. Gebäude für Verwaltung, erste Auflage, 1887, Darmstadt, Bergsträsser *** Vierter Teil. Entwerfen, Anlage und Einrichtung der Gebäude, 9. Halbband. Der Städtebau, dritte Auflage, 1924, Leipzig, Gebhardt *** Vierter Teil. Entwerfen, Anlage und Einrichtung der Gebäude, 10. Halbband, zweite Auflage, 1910, Leipzig, Kröner; bitte fragen Sie an, wenn Sie einen einzelnen Band möchten Sprache: Deutsch 30000 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Laws of Mexico: A Compilation and Treatise Relating to Real...

      , 1885. 1885. Hall, Frederic. The Laws of Mexico: A Compilation and Treatise Relating to Real Property, Mines, Water Rights, Personal Rights, Contracts, and Inheritances. cxxiv, 840 pp. San Francisco: A.L. Bancroft and Company, 1885. Octavo (9" x 6"). Recent tan buckram, printed paper title to spine, endpapers renewed. Light toning to text, minor wear to fore-edges of preliminaries, internally clean. Ex-library, Small inkstamp to title page. A solid copy. * Only edition, first issue. "The author and compiler undertook this work for the purpose of furnishing the profession in the United States what seemed to him a deficiency or a necessity. The difficulties which have presented themselves in the territories ceded to the United States by Mexico relative to the rights pertaining to real estate have been exceedingly great. There are many questions arising under Mexican laws in said territories yet unsettled and innumerable ones must necessarily arise by virtue of the increase of trade, of progress, and of the transfer of property within the present domain of the Republic of Mexico" (Preface). The second issue contains a translation of the 1885 Mining Code of the Mexican United States. It is not included in teh first issue. Not in the Harvard Law Catalogue.

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        Austen's Novels: Sense & Sensibility, Pride & Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey [and] Persuasion, A Memoir of Jane Austen by Her Nephew J. E. Austen Leigh to which is added Lady Susan and Fragments of Two Other Unfinished Tales by Miss Austen (6 Vols., Complete)

      London: Richard Bentley & Son, 1885. Leather bound. Very good. Leather bound. 7 1/2" X 5 1/4". 322pp; 332pp; 413pp; 419pp; 429pp; [v], vi-ix, [x], 364pp. Bound by H. E. Sotheran & Co. in half green period morocco with marbled paper over boards. Spines lettered in gilt with four gilt compartments and five raised bands. All edges marbled. Matching marbled endpapers. Engraved frontispiece to each volume. Light sunning to spines, which remain wonderfully green, with moderate rubbing to head and tail and light scuffing overall. Moderate edgewear and scattered rubbing to bindings and gentle bumping to corners. 1 1/4" scrape to upper board of Sense & Sensibility. Binding strings visible at some pages in each volume, particularly to Pride & Prejudice, with spine visible at some pages. Internal front hinge starting to Sense & Sensibility. Consequent uneven text block sections. Bindings remain sound, if not quite firm. Pencilled bookseller notations to flyleaves. A sublime set of the novels of one of the most beloved and enduring of English authors, in truly lovely Victorian bindings.

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        Etudes sur l'aspect physique de la planète Jupiter. Première partie: Description des dessins exécutés à Louvain pendant l'opposition de 1881-1882, à l'aide de la lunette de Secrétan, et observations de la tache rouge. And: Deuxième partie: Observations faites à Louvain à la lunette de Secrétan de 1882 à 1885. Présentées à la Classe des sciences dans la séance du 10 janvier 1885 and resp. du 5 novembre 1887

      (Bruxelles, F. Hayez, 1885-1888). 2 vols. Large 4to (29x23 cm). Blind wrappers. Première partie: 64 pp and 4 lithographs in colours by G. Severijns after drawings of Terby; Deuxième partie: 46,(ii:blank) pp. and 5 lithographs in colour by G. Severijns after drawings of Terby (the first lithograph of each part with light-brown spots due to the protecting paper; a few other spots in places). - From "Memoires couronnés et Memoires des savants étrangers, publiés par l'Académie Royale... de Belgique, Tome XLVII, 1885 and Tome XLIX ,1888. - Good set

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        Handbuch der Petrefaktenkunde. Text und Atlas. 2 Teile in 6 Bänden (komplett!).

      Tübingen: Laupp, 1885 - 1239 S. + 100 Taf. Text und Atlas in insg. 6 Bänden. Ehem. Bibliotheksex. in altersgemäß AKZEPTABLEM Zustand. Stempel innen, keine Rückensignaturen. Einbände leicht beschabt, bestoßen und foliiert. Buchrücken von Textbd. 2 an Oberkante beschädigt. Bindungen überwiegend fest, vereinzelte Seiten in Atlasbd. lose. Seiten gebräunt, Text und Illustrationen ansonsten sauber. Weitere Fotos und Informationen auf Anfrage. petrominera_alt mbx 009. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 6000 Dritte umgearbeitete und vermehrte Auflage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1885 - 1885 Original Paperback Wisden. Very Good Condition!

      1885. Hi, This lot is an 1885 Original Paperback Wisden. It has the Original Spine Paper without any Restoration. It is in Very Good Condition for the year and was in my set for a long time. The spine paper is excellent, just some minimal wear the corners. The book is very tightly bound, the covers are nice and bright and clean, the only downside is an inch crack to the spine paper but the book is still very tightly bound. Internally it is very nice and clean and hasn't been opened for a while. Minimal spotting. Tiny rounding of cover corners with minor thumbing. No restoration and a great Wisden.

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        Wildnis bei Schleißheim 1885

      - Technik: Kohlestiftzeichnung mit einzelner Weißhöhung auf Papier. Beschriftung: Rechts unten in Bleistift bezeichnet und datiert: "Schleissheim 85", daneben befindet sich der Stempel "V.Weishaupt Nachlass", verso befindet sich der Sammlungsstempel "G + W D" des Prof. Wilhelm Denzel sowie ein Stempel mit der Nummerierung "81519". Provenienz: Gesammelte Graphik von Dr. F.W. Denzel, München. Grösse: 28,4 x 42,3 cm (Darstellung). Beschreibung: Abseits vom Prunk und dem geordneten Garten der Neuen Schlosses Schleissheim hat der Künstler hier ein Stück Wildnis festgehalten. Neben einem kleinen Tümpel mit Büschen und Sträuchern ist der Blick in eine flache Landschaft möglich. Es handelt sich um einen Gesamtpreis inkl. Versandkosten innerhalb der BRD. Umsatzsteuer wird wegen Differenzbesteuerung nach §25a UstG weder erhoben noch ausgewiesen.

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        Dame Wiggins Of Lee

      London: George Allen, 1885 - One of Four Hundred Deluxe Large-Paper CopiesScarce In Very Fine Condition[GREENAWAY, Kate, illustrator]. RUSKIN, John. Dame Wiggins Of Lee And Her Seven Wonderful Cats: A Humorous Tale Written Principally By A Lady Of Ninety. Edited, With Additional Verses By John Ruskin. And With New illustrations By Kate Greenaway. With Twenty-Two Woodcuts. London: George Allen, 1885. Deluxe Large-Paper edition, with additional verses by John Ruskin and additional illustrations by Kate Greenaway. Large quarto (8 1/2 x 6 12/16 in; 217 x 168 mm). iv, [4], 20, [1] pp. Twenty-two woodcuts, pp. 3,4,8, and 9 by Kate Greenaway. Publisher's brown cloth, gilt lettered with gilt-stamped vignette. Bookplate of T.R. Young. A very fine copy.Originally published in 1823, here as a facsimile reprint with four additional verses and illustrations by Ruskin and Greenaway respectively."Ruskin's mood revived the idea of their collaboration on a book. Dame Wiggins of Lee and her Seven Cats was an early nineteenth century children's story which Ruskin believed had the right mixture of lightness and reassuring elements to merit reprinting. He had the woodcut illustrations of the 1823 edition republished, in line only, so that readers could colour them, and added four original verses to explain how the cats were educated. Kate provided four crude pencil sketches for the new verses. Her work was slight, and certainly out of keeping with the original heavy-lined woodcuts; nevertheless, Ruskin, in his euphoric mood, decided that the drawings were 'exactly right, and don't want a touch more.' He refused to alter or sharpen her lines, and, moreover, declared that if she could draw cats like these, she could forget his previous attacks on her rat-like dogs and cats" (Engen, p. 128).This special large-paper (quarto) edition was issued on Whatman paper in an edition of just 400 copies.Schuster & Engen 64.1e.

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        Sardinia and its Resources

      

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        East India (Progress and Condition). Statement exhibiting the Moral and Material Progress and Condition of India during the year 1882 - 83. Part II. Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be Printed, 24 July 1885.

      London: Henry Hansard and Son 1885 - Folio. (32 x 21cm.) pp.ii+28. Disbound. Folding coloured map "The Mountains of India" (overall 57.5 x 66.cm.), "The Rivers of India The River Basins and Oceanic & Inland Watersheds also the Irrigation Works" (overall 58 x 64cm.), "A Map of the Civil Divisions of India including Governments, Divisions & Districts Political Agencies and Native States. Also the cities and toowns with 10,000 inhabitants and upwards." (overall 59 x 65cm.) with inset map "Simla Hill States enlarged.", "The distribution of the population of India" (overall 59 x 65cm.), "A Map of the prevailing languages and dialects and its borders chiefly according to the Indian census of 1881" (overall 59 x 66cm.), "A Map of India and its railways. Chief roads and Trade Routes, telegraph lines & cables, sea ports, light-houses, & light-ships, periodical steamship routes, head post offices and circles." (overall 58 x 66cm.), "Military Map of India shewing Divisional and District Commands." (59 x 55.5cm.), "A Map of India shewing at one view the Area of each the famines since the beginning of the present century and distinguishing the parts slightly, severely, or intensely affected." (overall 60 x 43cm.), "A meteorological map of India shewing the maxima and minima of air temperature and pressure for 1882. Together with the Monthly Resultat of wind observations, and the annual rainfall for the same period." (overall 58.5 x 65cm.), "The acreage of the British crops in the British Districts & Native States of India."(overall 58 x 66cm.), "An index map to the Revenue Surveys of British Districts and the Topographical Surveys of Native States in India" (59 x 66cm.), "The Distribution of Forest Trees in India" (overall 57.5 x 66cm.)

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        Northanger Abbey & Persuasion [2 Volumes in 1]

      London: Richard Bentley, 1885. Rebound in period binding of half green morocco and green cloth, gilt title to spine and blind stamp decoration in the spine panels, marbled endpapers, engraved frontispice from Northanger Abbey after Pickering. Tanning to fore and bottom edges, light tanning to prelims and end pages. Otherwise, a very goodj copy.. Hard Cover. Very Good. Octavo.

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        Mardi Gras Carnival Edition, Picayune, Procession of Rex –”Ivanhoe” – New Orleans. February 17, 1885

      T. Fitzwilliam and Co., New Orleans 1885 - Chromolithograph. 25.75" x 39.5"; VG+, with small splits along folds not affecting images. On the reverse are the usual advertisements and other miscellany. Framed and sandwiched between two pieces of glass. The Mardi Gras festival in some modest form began in the 18th century among New Orleans’ Creole community, but it wasn’t until 1856, with the formation of the Mistick Krewe of Comus, that the dazzling floats we have come to associate with the parade began. The Mistick Krewe was joined by the Procession of Rex in 1872. Rex is credited with introducing the colors of the celebration, as well as its flag and its anthem. Carnival edition keepsakes began appearing in black and white in 1877 and in full color in 1884. The full color editions were published until the advent of World War II. This beautiful chromo depicts twenty-two Rex floats, each elaborately colored, and each depicting a character from Sir Walter Scott’s classic Ivanhoe. The lithographer, T. (Thomas) Fitzwilliam, was an Irish immigrant who came to New Orleans in 1860 and was producing lithographic work by 1872. With the demise of the Southern Lithographic Company about 1885, Fitzwilliam secured a near monopoly in the field of lithography in New Orleans for the rest of the century. Not listed on OCLC, but then few of the carnival editions are. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        MARKET SQUARE, LOOKING EAST (PROVIDENCE, RI)

      c.1885, Providence - Collotype produced by photomechanical process. Refer to John Hutchins Cady-"Civic and Architectural Development of Providence 1636-1950, published in 1957, page 133. Image shows a view of Market Square c.1885 showing (left to right) two brownstone blocks (c.1855-1939) , Granite Block (1823-1939) , What Cheer Block (1850-1955) and Market House (1773) . CLICK ON IMAGE BUTTON TO VIEW. Image is 17.5x21.5cm. On stiff card stock, VERY FINE CONDITION! ! !

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        To commemorate Grant’s death, the Military Order of the Loyal legion of the United States plans a parade â€

      San Francisco, California: , August 5, 1885. San Francisco, California, August 5, 1885. 5" x 7.5". "Black-bordered Printed Document Signed, in type, â€

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        Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, complete in 2 volumes

      New York: Charles L. Webster, 1885. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Complete set in 2 volumes. 1885-6, First edition. 584, 647 pp. Hardcover, thick 8vos., in the original full calf bindings, with leather and gilt title labels. Complete with all original plates and fold-outs. Very Good. Leather rubbed and scuffed; shallow loss at spine ends and corners. Inner hinges strained but secure. Clean, bold contents. 2 small snags to the fold-out printed on yellow paper. Complete in 2 volumes. The full leather version, originally issued as the deluxe and more expensive version by the publisher. Digital images available upon request.

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        To commemorate Grant’s death, the Military Order of the Loyal legion of the United States plans a parade “To honor the memory of our deceased Companion, the greatest soldier of our country.”

      San Francisco, California, August 5, 1885. 5" x 7.5". "Black-bordered Printed Document Signed, in type, “W.R. Smedberg, / Bvt. Lieut. Col. US Army, / Recorder”, 1 page, 5” x 7.75”. Slight yellowing. Fine Condition. Ulysses S. Grant died on July 23 at 8:09 A.M. in his friend John Drexel’s Adirondack cottage, on the slopes of Mount McGregor, where he lived for the six weeks prior to his death. Smedberg articulates beautifully the impact of Grant when he asks, “Every Companion in and near San Francisco… to parade with the Commandery on this occasion; let us, by our full ranks, testify in a small degree, our appreciation of the ability, our admiration for the character, of our old leader, our late Companion.” The Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, or MOLLUS, was a patriotic order organized in 1865 by officers of the Union who had fought in the Civil War. The California Commandery was led by Brevet Major General Washington Lafayette Elliott, who was instrumental in the Union’s triumph at the Battle of Nashville in 1864. "

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        Kol zimroh: a hymn book: for Temples and Sabbath schools, and adapted for choirs and congregational singing

      BLoch Publishing, Cincinnati, Ohio 1885 - Bookblock loose in binding. First two leaves detached. WorldCat: Total Libraries possessing this item: 5. [4], 144 pages. The 144 pages are a musical score with text underneath. For cantor, unison or 4-part chorus, and organ; words in English./ Includes traditional melodies and others written. In the last quarter of the nineteenth century, Jewish activists saw a need to reinvigorate the music of the synagogue. They argued that it had strayed too far from its roots in Jewish tradition, incorporating elements from popular operas and church masses. In his hymnal displayed below, Moritz Goldstein, the reader at Cincinnati's Mound Street Temple, sought ¿to select the best from the various Jewish text-books in use in this country, and so to arrange them that not only the choir, but also the congregation may take part in their rendition.¿ [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Beiträge zur Geologie und Palaeontologie der Argentinischen Republik. Geologischer Theil. Beiträge zur Geologie der Argentinischen Republik und der angrenzenden, zwischen dem 32. und 33 S. Br. Gelegenen Theiles der Chilenschen Cordillere.

      Cassel, Berlin, Theodor Fischer, 1885 - XXIX, 329 Seiten, 3 Tafeln + Faltkt. Geologischer Teil apart. Originalausgabe, kein Reprint. Buch dem Alter entsprechend in gutem Zustand. Ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar. Angaben zum Zustand und detaillierte Fotos auf Anfrage. petrominera_alt. Q-088. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000

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        Personal Memoirs of U. S. grant

      Charles L. Webster and company, New York, NY 1885 - Spine missing on Volume 1 - Volume 2 in good condition [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoires disputes et discours des diables, des magiciens infames.

      Progrès Mèdical & A. Delahaye et Lecrosnier, 1885 - Histoires, 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 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reminiscences of the Old Fire Laddies and Volunteer Fire Departments of New York and Brooklyn: Together with a Complete History of the Paid Departments of Both Cities

      M. Crane, New York 1885 - 1885 1st edition of this wonderful, exhaustive history of 19th century firefighting in New York. Solid and VG in its lavishly gilt-decorated red cloth. Light, forgivable soiling at the panels, otherwise very clean. Thick octavo, 897 pgs. plus colorful local business ads of the day. Engraved portraits thruout as well. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        More New Arabian Nights: The Dynamiter

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co.. 1885. First. First edition. Wrappered issue. A short tear at the edge of the spine, slightly cocked, and some scattered foxing, else a very good plus copy, housed in a custom chemise, which bears the bookplate of an important collector of modern literature, Oliver Brett, Lord Esher. A nice copy of a fragile volume. .

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        The Fables

      London.: Cassell, Petter and Galpin., n.d. ( c. 1885 ). London. Cassell, Petter and Galpin. n.d. ( c. 1885 ) Bound in full paneled and decorated trade morocco. Gilt decorated spine with raised bands and gilt titles. Ornate gilt titling to front cover. Intricate inner-dentelles. Marbled endsheets. a.e.g. Very thick 4to. Illustrated with full page plates, vignettes and embellishments by Gustave Dore. A lovely copy of the large format edition in a wonderful, rich and imposing binding. Some usual mild scuffing to joints and edges, corners bumped, else Near Fine.

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        A SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY THROUGH FRANCE AND ITALY

      London & New York: George Routledge & Sons, 1885. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Small scuff mark to the top of the front cover near the spine which has mild wear along the edge with just the beginning of a split at the top front. Near Fine and an attractive binding. Maurice Leloir. Quarto (8-1/4" x 11-1/2") bound in full gilt-decorated red morocco leather by Bayntun with a gilt and black-stamped geometric design on the front cover, spine with 5 raised bands and gilt decorations, all edges gilt; gilt dentelles, and marbled endpapers. Copy #153 of 550 copies illustrated with 12 full-page photogravure plates "by the Goupil process" and sketches throughout the text by Maurice Leloir.

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        Poinciana Regia [Royal Poinciana]

      Brussels: C. Muquardt, 1885. Chromolithograph, by P.Depannemaeker. Very good condition apart from some very minor foxing. A fine example of the spectacular botanical work by Berthe Van Nooten, from 'Fleurs, Fruits et Feuillages Choisis de l'Ile de Java'. Native to Madagascar, the ornamental Royal Poinciana tree is widely cultivated in tropical countries for its stunning bright orange and flame-red blossoms. It is also frequently referred to as the Flamboyant Tree, so-called because of its large, colourful flowers. Still in her twenties, Berthe Hoola Van Nooten had accompanied her husband to Jakarta (Batavia), capital of Java, from Belgium where he soon died. She was left with debts to pay and a family to support. With great ingenuity, she managed to get a selection of her paintings chromolithographed and published under the title Fleurs, Fruits et Feuillages Choisis de l'Ile de Java Peints D'Après Nature , the first edition of which appeared in 1863-4. "Van Nooten was clearly more than competent, for the splendid tropical plants? have been depicted with great skill. She managed to accentuate the splendour of each species by adopting a style that combined great precision and clarity with a touch of neo-Baroque exuberance, revelling in the rich forms and colours of the tropics." (L. Tongiorgi Tomasi An Oak Spring Flora p.330) Cf. Nissen BBI 931; cf. Stafleu & Cowan TL2 3025; cf. L. Tongiorgi Tomasi An Oak Spring Flora 87.

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        Relics of Ancient Architecture and other Picturesque Scenes In Glasgow, Thirty Drawings by Thomas Fairbairn

      David Bryce & Son, Glasgow 1885 - With letterpress description by James Pagan and James H. Stoddart. Numbered edition of 300. This is number 128. Inscribed in ink on the title page 'To The Queensland Historical Society from Henry Monteith'. 30 plates. Moderate foxing throughout including to plates. Light spotting to boards. Rubbing/wear to boards. Chipping to spine top and bottom with small chunks missing. 3cm closed tear to front cover spine bottom corner. Binding firm. Previous owner's inscription, lavish, in ink. Previous owner's signature in pencil to rear endpaper. Bumped corners. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Castle of Chillon

      New York: M. Knoedler & Co, 1885. Original copper printing plate, etched by L. Gautier, 17 13/16 x 25 15/16 inches, image: 14 3/4 x 23 7/8 inches. A very rare original printing plate: a view of the famous Swiss castle on the shore of Lake Geneva.The artist has captured here a timeless quality of the Castle and its surroundings. Much favoured by the Romantic movement in the 19th century, the Castle was made famous by Byron's "The Prisoner of Chillon," the tale in verse of Francois Bonivard, who tried to introduce the Reformation to Switzerland. He was chained to a pillar in the dungeon from 1532 to 1536:"Chillon! thy prison is a holy placeAnd thy sad floor an altar, for 'twas trod,Until his very steps have left a traceWorn as if thy cold pavement were a sod,By Bonnivard! May none those marks efface!For they appeal from tyranny to God."Chillon, an excellent example of an early medieval fortress, was nearly pulled down for its stone in the 1860s. The castle, commanding the narrow passage between Lake Geneva and the sheer wall of mountains, was always a staging point on the road to Italy. The first fortress was built on the tiny, rocky islet at the edge of the lake in the 9th century. It was enlarged several times and the building pictured in the present image is mostly the 13th century work of Duke Pierre of Savoy.The plate is titled 'Castle of Chillon' and includes the imprint "Original Etching by L. Gautier," "Published by M Knoedler & Co 170 Fifth Avenue New York" and "Imp. Eudes."

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        The Laws of Mexico: A Compilation and Treatise Relating to Real.

      1885 - Hall, Frederic. The Laws of Mexico: A Compilation and Treatise Relating to Real Property, Mines, Water Rights, Personal Rights, Contracts, and Inheritances. cxxiv, 840 pp. San Francisco: A.L. Bancroft and Company, 1885. Octavo (9" x 6"). Recent tan buckram, printed paper title to spine, endpapers renewed. Light toning to text, minor wear to fore-edges of preliminaries, internally clean. Ex-library, Small inkstamp to title page. A solid copy. * Only edition, first issue. "The author and compiler undertook this work for the purpose of furnishing the profession in the United States what seemed to him a deficiency or a necessity. The difficulties which have presented themselves in the territories ceded to the United States by Mexico relative to the rights pertaining to real estate have been exceedingly great. There are many questions arising under Mexican laws in said territories yet unsettled and innumerable ones must necessarily arise by virtue of the increase of trade, of progress, and of the transfer of property within the present domain of the Republic of Mexico" (Preface). The second issue contains a translation of the 1885 Mining Code of the Mexican United States. It is not included in teh first issue. Not in the Harvard Law Catalogue. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reichsparteitag 1936, Nürnberg. Erinnerungsphotoalbum für den schweizer Legationssekretär Franz Kappeler mit beiliegenden unterschriebenen Brief vom Stellvertreter des Führers Rudolf Hess.

      4-Quer, 36 Blatt, 56 eingeklebte Orig.-Photographien unterschiedlicher Grösse (von 23 x17 cm, 21 x 27 cm bis 7 x 11 cm) unter anderem ein zweifach gefalzte Weitwinkelaufnahme ( total 22 x 76 cm) des Aufmarsches auf dem Reichsparteitagsgelände, OLdr., Mappe aussen wasserrändig, innen tadellos (ausser der gefalteten Photographie, diese etwas fleckig.) Die meisten der Aufnahmen vom Hitlers Leibphotographen Heinrich Hoffmann (1885-1957). Hitler ist 13 mal abgebildet. Die Aufnahmen zeigen nicht nur den Parteitag und entsprechende Aufmärsche sondern auch Gäste aus befreundeten Ländern. Ausserdem die Besichtigung der neuen Autobahn und ein Ausflug nach Berchtesgaden. -Kappeler, Franz (1898 -1988). Stud. in Zürich, Genf und Bern, 1925 Dr. iur. Volontär an Zürcher Gerichten. Ab 1926 Mitarbeiter des Eidg. Polit. Departements (EPD, heute EDA), 1936 Legationssekr. und 1939 Legationsrat, bis 1944 Mitarbeiter des Schweizer Ministers (zuerst von Paul Dinichert (1878-1954)der wegen seiner kritischen Haltung zum Regime 1938 vom nazifreundlichen Hans Frölicher (1887-1961)abgelöst wurde.)in Berlin. Kappeler war massgeblich an den dt.-schweiz. Verhandlungen beteiligt, die 1938 dazu führten, dass in den Pässen dt. Juden der J-Stempel eingeführt wurde. Nach seiner Rückkehr nach Bern trat er in die Abt. für Finanzangelegenheiten ein und wirkte in zahlreichen Wirtschaftskomm. und -delegationen mit. Nach seiner Berufung nach Beirut vertrat er die Schweiz ab 1950 im Libanon, in Syrien, Irak und Jordanien. 1956 wurde er Minister, 1960 Botschafter in Pretoria (bis zu seiner Pensionierung im Jahr 1963). In seinen Schriften äusserte K. eine entgegenkommende Haltung sowohl gegenüber dem Dritten Reich als auch gegenüber Südafrika und dessen Apartheidregime.

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