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        Hand-Atlas des Königreichs Württemberg in 63 Blättern, enthaltend die einzelnen Oberämter je auf einem Blatt nebst einer Uebersichtskarte der Kreise und Oberämter und einem vollständigen Ortsregister. Maßstab 1 : 150000.

      Schweizerbart`sche Verlagshandlung, Stuttgart 1885 - Nur Heft 4, dieses komplett mit 14 Oberamtskarten u. 1 Übersichtskarte Württembergs. Alle Karten flächenkoloriert, das betr. Oberamts zusätzl. grenzkoloriert. 2. Auflage, Quer-4°, Orig.-Broschur, 16 S. Text, Broschurdeckel lose, Bindung fest, Ss. hell u. fleckenlos, auch die Karten in hervorragendem Zustand (ohne Einrisse): hell, stockfleckenlos, 3 Karten minimal fingerfleckig re. unten. Kein Besitzvermerk. +++ Mehr Infos gerne über die Schaltfläche "Frage an den Anbieter ". +++ Aus Nichtraucherhaushalt. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Magister Michalis, Internet-Antiquariat]
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        I miei trentacinque anni di missione nell'Alta Etiopia. Memorie storiche

      Tipografia Poliglotta - Tip. Pontif. S. Giuseppe 1885 - 1893, Roma - Milano - 12 volumi in-4° (345x255mm), pp. XIV, 216; 219; 220; 245; 213; 200; 227; 221; 236; 214; 198; 287; brossura editoriale con titolo entro bordura ornamentale. 288 incisioni xilografiche n.t. e f.t., incise da Canedi, raffiguranti vedute, tribù locali, costumi, villaggi, utensili. Due carte geografiche a colori in fine del IV volume disegnate e incise sotto la direzione di Antoine d'Abbadie a Parigi nel 1886. Frontespizi con titolo entro ricchissima bordura ornata e figurata su legno. Capilettera, testatine e finalini incisi. Testo inquadrato da doppia filettatura. Ritratto di Leone XIII all'antiporta del I vol. e un ritratto del Massaja medesimo f.t. al I vol. Dedicatoria a Leone XIII. Abrasioni marginali di poco conto alle ultime pp. del decimo vol. Perfetto esemplare in barbe, in parte intonso e serbato entro velina. Prima edizione, completa divenuta rara e ricercata già all'inizio del secolo XX, impressa simultaneamente a Roma e a Milano, della celeberrima relazione del Massaja sulle sue più che trentennali missioni evangelizzatrici africane, il più ampio testo ottocentesco sull'Etiopia e l'Abissinia, eccezionale miniera di informazioni etnografiche e topografiche sull'Africa Orientale. Il Massaja nacque, con il nome di Lorenzo Antonio, nel 1809 nella frazione La Braja di Piovà d'Asti, ora Piovà Massaja. Seminarista ad Asti, indossò il saio di frate cappuccino alla Madonna di Campagna di Torino, cambiando il nome di battesimo in quello del fratello Guglielmo, sacerdote. Fu ordinato sacerdote a Vercelli nel 1832 ed ebbe la direzione spirituale dell'Ospedale Mauriziano di Torino (1834-36) che gli consentì di apprendere preziose nozioni elementari di medicina e chirurgia. Nel 1846 Gregorio XVI istituí il Vicariato Apostolico dei Galla e chiamò a reggerlo come vescovo titolare di Cassia proprio il Massaja, che venne consacrato in S. Carlo al Corso in Roma il 24 maggio dello stesso anno. Lasciò l'Italia il 4 giugno 1846 e, in Abissinia, compose un catechismo e pubblicò la prima grammatica della lingua galla. Fondò fra l'altro le importanti missioni di Fekerié-Ghemb e Finfinni, poi elevata a capitale di tutta l'Etiopia con il nome di Addis-Abeba nel 1889. In Abissinia istitui' la profilassi contro malattie endemiche, particolarmente contro il vaiolo, per cui fu acclamato Padre del Fantatà, nome autoctono per designare l'affezione vaiolosa, lotto' per l'abolizione della schiavitú, creò dei centri di accoglienza per venire incontro alle popolazioni tormentate dalle continue guerre, tento' azioni mediatrici fra popolazioni rivali e si fece promotore di missioni diplomatiche e scientifiche fino ad essere nominato dal governo italiano dell'epoca Ministro Plenipotenziario nel trattato d'amicizia e commercio stipulato tra l'Italia e lo Stato dello Scioa nel 1879. Fu nominato arcivescovo di Stauropoli nel 1881 e cardinale il 10 novembre 1884. Si spense a San Giorgio a Cremano. in provincia di Napoli, il 6 agosto 1889. Su invito dello stesso pontefice Leone XIII stese l'importantissima relazione contenuta nei presenti volumi, testimonianza altamente significativa non solo dei progressi missionari in terra abissina (a tal proposito, è fuor di dubbio che l'opera è il più cospicuo testo della missiologia italiana ottocentesca), ma, altresì, della situazione antropologica, politica ed economica di quelle terre nel corso del secolo decimonono. Tra il 1880 e il 1886, pur consapevole degli scarsi strumenti letterari di cui poteva disporre, abituato per oltre un trentennio a esprimersi in forme idiomatiche filologicamente estranee ai modelli occidentali, senza il supporto di documentazione scritta, il Massaja compose un’opera complessa, sotto molti aspetti frammentaria e di difficile lettura, ma capace di tratteggiare un affresco esemplare della vita culturale, religiosa, politica e sociale dell’Etiopia ottocentesca; un’opera che avrebbe conosciuto una straordinaria fortuna in Italia e in Europa (Mauro Forno in D.B.I., LXXI, 2008). Hill, 234. Henze, [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Treasure Island.

      Cassell & Company,, London 1885 - With 27 illustrations including frontispiece map, illustrated title page and title page vignette. First Edition. 8vo. [194 x 133 x 31 mm]. vii, 292, With 18 pages of adverts. Bound in publisher's original red cloth, lettered in gilt to the spine, lettered in black to the spine and front cover and blocked in black to the spine and covers, with yellow endleaves, (Grubbying to the covers, with some fading to the spine and knocking to the corners. With some foxing throughout). [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: George Bayntun ABA ILAB PBFA]
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        Unnennbar Brudertum. Verse 1904-1917.

      Gr.-8. 36(4) S. Mit 6 signierten Originallithographien v. Joseph Eberz auf Taf. OPappbd. m. marmor. Überzugspapier u. schwarzgedr. Tit. auf mont. Deckelschild u. rauem Schnitt. An beiden Kapitalen m. Läsuren, Rü. leicht geblichen, Vorderdeckel m. Wasserflecken, im Text schönes u. sauberes Ex. WG 8, Raabe 2, 127.5 Rodenberg S. 421. Erster Kentauer-Druck bei Radelli & Hille in Leipzig gedruckt. Nr. 23 von 100 nummerierten Exemplaren auf Van-Gelder-Bütten abgezogen, vom Dichter im Impressum signiert und mit 6 vom Künstler signierten Steindrucken (Gesamtauflage 350 Ex. daneben erschienen 250 Exemplare auf Strathore-Alexandra-Bütten mit nur zwei Lithographien). - Der pazifistische Publizist und Schriftsteller Kurt Hiller (1885-1972) gründete 1926 die Gruppe Revolutionäre Pazifisten. 1934 gelang ihm nach KZ-Aufenthalten über Prag die Flucht nach England. In vorliegendem Lyrikband, der expressionistisch gefärbte Gedichte enthält, versucht er u.a das Kriegserlebnis zu verarbeiten.

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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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        Alastor; or, the Spirit of Solitude: and Other Poems. A facsimile reprint of the original edition, first published in 1816.

      London: Reeves and Turner, and B. Dobell, 1885 - Octavo. Original tan buckram, paper title label to spine. Very slight rubbing to ends and corners, front hinge just starting at the ends, internally fresh and uncut, withal an excellent copy. First edition thus, signed by Bertram Dobell on the front free endpaper (conceivably denoting this as his retained copy), one of the scarce 50 copies on Whatman's Hand-made Paper from a limited edition restricted to 404 copies (4 were on vellum, and 350 copies were on toned paper). This facsimile was issued as number 3 in the second series of the publications of The Shelley Society, at the initiative of literary scholar and bookseller Bertram Dobell (1842-1914). Alastor was Shelley's first mature work, which drew from Leigh Hunt, then a stranger to him, the first public recognition of Shelley's gifts as "a very striking and original thinker". Partly inspired by a boat trip up the Thames taken by Shelley, Mary, Peacock and Charles Clairmont, and partly by Shelley's complex reaction to Wordsworth, the poem, "in its brooding introspection, is a world away from the explicit radicalism of Queen Mab. Alastor is at some level an elegy for Shelley's failed marriage with Harriet" (ODNB). The volume also contains much revised versions of the first two cantos of Queen Mab, under the title 'The Daemon of the World', along with another revised section (entitled 'Superstition') from canto 6. The book was apparently rare as early as 1824: Mary Shelley, in her preface to Posthumous Poems, explained, "I have added a reprint of 'Alastor, or the Spirit of Solitude': the difficulty with which a copy can be obtained is the cause of its republication" - Dobell in his prefatory matter here reasserts this point, and continues: "A copy of the original edition now fetches, on the rare occasions of its appearance in the auction room, from eight to ten pounds. This, of course, is a prohibitive price to all but wealthy collectors; and it seems reasonable to suppose, therefore, that those Shelleyites whose means are limited will not neglect the present opportunity of acquiring what is practically and substantially an original edition, at an almost nominal price." [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        IZAAK WALTON: HIS WALLET BOOKE

      London; Field & Tuer, Ye Leadenhalle Press, &. C., 1885. - 120 pp plus 24 blank ruled leaves entitled 'Fysshe Stories' to rear. Hand-coloured woodcut illustrations by the author throughout. Book Condition: Very Good. Two-tone pictorial vellum with gilt titles; gilt stamped fish images to spine & upper board with angling scene to lower board. Labelled linen pockets to pastedowns for "Baccy, Lynes, Fysshe Tales I believe, Hookes & I's, More Baccy" etc to front and large linen pocket to rear for "Fysshe Stories I don't believe." Uncut. Covers lightly soiled with creasing and staining to spine; lacks front linen tie. Bookplate of G H Savage tipped-in to ffep; a little minor toning otherwise contents clean & bright. Abridged edition of The Compleat Angler with 36 songs and poems taken from the fifth edition, well-illustrated in Crawhall's characteristic style.

      [Bookseller: The Keel Row Bookshop Ltd ABA/ILAB/PBFA]
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        On the Algebra of Logic" in American Journal of Mathematics, Vol. III, 1880, pp. 15-58 WITH "On the Algebra of Logic: A Contribution to the Philosophy of Notation in American Journal of Mathematics, Vol. VII, 1885, pp. 180-202

      TWO VOLUME, HANDSOMELY BOUND FIRST EDITIONS OF PEIRCE'S SEMINAL WORK IN THE STUDY OF LOGIC, HIS 1885 LOGIC OF QUANTIFIERS, AS WELL AS AN IMPORTANT PRECURSOR, HIS 1880 PAPER "OFTEN REGARDED AS THE FIRST PRESENTATION OF BOOLEAN ALGEBRA IN ITS MODERN FORM" (Grattan-Guinnes, ed. Companion Encyclopedia of the History and Philosophy of the Mathematical Sciences, Volume 1, p. 608). Charles Sanders Peirce was an accomplished scientist, philosopher, and mathematician, but he considered himself above all a logician. "His contributions to the development of modern logic at the turn of the 20th century were colossal, original and influential" (Encyclopedia of Philosophy). The development of "a formal language in which mathematical statements could be made, and rules for correctly inferring statements from statements" was central to modern proof theory (Byrne, Peirce's First-Order Logic of 1885, 949). From at least the time of Leibniz, their exists a history of formalizing language in order to formalize steps of inference. The introduction of quantification to the formalization of mathematical statements was a critical step in the development of such languages. Peirce's seminal 1885 paper on the mathematics of logic, presents his theory of quantification - a complete presentation of logic in an algebraic format. Peirce began his research into the algebra of logic late in the 1860s and began investigating laws on operations of relation algebras by at least 1870. Writing in 1884 (for the 1885 paper), Peirce was blunt about his intent: "In this paper I purpose to develop an algebra adequate to the treatment of all problems of deductive logic, showing as I proceed what kind of signs have necessarily to be employed at each stage of the development. I shall thus attain three objects. The first is the extension of the power of logical algebra over the whole of its proper realm. The second is the illustration of principles which underlie all algebraic notation. The third is the enumeration of the essentially different kinds of necessary inference; for when the notation which suffices for exhibiting one inference is found inadequate for explaining another, it is clear that the latter involves an inferential element not present in the former" (Peirce, 1885). In "his important 1880 paper", Peirce "broke with the Aristotelian semantics of classes and introduced modern semantics, allowing a class symbol to be empty (as well as to be the universe), and stated the truth values of the categorical propositions that we use today" (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy); The Essential Peirce: 1867-1893, v. 1, 1992). Specifically, he explicitly eliminated "the Aristotelian derivation of particular statements from universal statements by giving the modern meaning for "All A is B". In addition, he extended the algebra of logic for classes to the algebra of logic for binary relations and introduced general sums and products to handle quantification" (Stanford). Many, including the noted logician and philosopher Arthur Prior, have argued that Peirce's 1880 paper alone "provides a complete basis for propositional logic" (Encyclopedia of Philosophy). Further still, the 1880 paper "holds a place of some importance in the history of formal logic and mathematics [in part because in it, Peirce] discusses that relationship between thinking and cerebration (or logic and physiology)" (ibid). The "fruitfulness" of Peirce's thinking in the 1880 paper is most evident in the watershed paper of 1885 wherein he introduces an entire "system for propositional logic based on five axioms for implication (represented by the signs '-. CONDITION & DETAILS: Two volumes. Large 4to. (12 X 9.5 inches; 300 x 237mm). The volumes are tightly and handsomely bound in three-quarter red calf over marbled paper boards. Five gilt-ruled raised bands at the spine (also gilt-lettered). Small spot on the first page of the second paper (see photo); small tear at the foot of the first paper, in no way impacting text; interior bright and clean. Near fine condition.

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        Tradiciones y leyendas mexicanas. Edicion de gran lujo, adornada con multitud de artisticos grabados intercalados en el texto, ricas laminas sueltas y preciosos cromos

      Mexico City: J. Ballesca, 1885. First Edition. Very good antiquarian condition. 8vo. 359, [5] pp. With 8 chromolithographs, all with original tissue guards, all in extremely bright and fresh state. Bound in original Mexican publisher's cloth, very oddly decorated with a skeleton facing a spooky Mayan statue, the whole surrounded by Mayan glyphs. Front inner hinge expertly mended. Extraordinary 19th-century Mexican chromolithographs illustrate this important book of Mexican poetry. "Tradiciones y leyendas mexicanas" is a true collaboration between two of the most significant Mexican writers of the era, portraying in elegant verse a colorful picture of the "New Spain" of the conquistadors: the Mexico of yore. Concerning this first edition, published by Ballesca, "en lujosa edicion, que aparecio sin fecha. Se sabe hoy que el alo de publicacion fue 1885" (Jose Ortiz Monasterio, Historia y ficcion. Los dramas y novelas de Vincente Riva Palacio, Mexico City, 1993, p. 316). Monasterio fails to mention how he this date "is known." For the record, it is clearly stated in an account of the lawsuit between the publisher and the authors in: Recopilacion de leyes, decretos y providencias de los poderes legislativo y ejecutivo de la union: Desde que se establecio en la ciudad de Mexico el Supremo Gobierno, Volume 45 (1887) pp. 166-167. No copy in the U.S. according to Worldcat (sic), although Estrelle Lutrell's "Mexican Writers" (1920) describes a copy at the University of Arizona. The Univ. Arizona Library's online catalogue shows that their copy is lacking the final two leaves (Table of Contents and List of Plates); it is also wrongly described as having "10" plates, whereas the actual number of plates is 8 as per the "List of Plates" -- all present in our copy. Two issues of the binding cloth are here recorded for the first time: light brown (as here) and dark green (cf. Morton Auction 686, October 23, 2013, lot 230). Our copy bears a warm presentation inscription from the author to Canovas del Castillo (Madrid, 18 March 1887). Rare in any condition.

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        Cocaine and its use in ophthalmic and general surgery. Reprinted from Archives of Ophthalmology, December 1884

      New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1885. First Edition. Very good antiquarian condition. 8vo. Original green cloth, gilt-lettered spine and front cover (somewhat creased, top corner bumped), dark brown endpapers (one centimeter portion of back hinge cracked). A sound and attractive copy. First edition in book form, this is "one of the earliest to describe the use of cocaine as a local anesthetic in both general and ophthalmologic surgery. Knapp specifically cited its utilization in retrobulbar anesthesia" (Rutkow). In the previous year the use of cocaine as a local anesthetic was introduced and first published by Dr. Carl Koller of Vienna (Sept. 16, 1884). Contained in the present volume is Knapp's "faithful, unabridged translation of the original paper" of Dr. Koller, which is also the first appearance in English. Knapp (1831-1911), a student of Helniholtz and von Graefe, established the Ophthalmic and Aural Institute in New York City. Ira M. Rutkow, History of Surgery in the United States 1775-1900, vol. 2, p. 199, item OPp87. Norman 1224. Garrison-Morton 5678. Hirsch III:556. Waller 5322. Scarce: of this first edition ours is the only copy currently on the market. It would appear that the most "recent" copy to appear at auction sold at Christie's NY in 1998.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1885 - 1885 Wisden Paperback, Facsimile Spine, Very Good.

      1885. This is a delightful 1885 Original Paperback Wisden, 22nd Edition, with facsimile spine. The covers are super, odd mark but amazing for well over 100 years old, internally it is a very bright book, the odd spot to the odd page but for 1885 it is as white as they come. Spine is of similar colour to the book, the advantage of the facsimile spine is that you can read it without fear of breaking it , plus it is cheaper than an original too. Please note lettering on the spine of Wisdens started in 1887. A super addition to any collection.

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        Du traitement de la névralgie sciatique par l'élongation non sanglante du nerf

      60 pp. Lyon, Typographie et lithographie J. Gallet, 1885, in-8, 60 pp, broché, couverture imprimée de l'éditeur, Gilbert Laurent (1857-1937) fut chirurgien aux hospices de Roanne et député de la IIIe République. Envoi de l'auteur au docteur Carrier de Lyon et cachet ex-libris de ce dernier. Couverture fragile, dos refait

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        L'Art du Duel. Préface par Aurélien Scholl.

      - Paris, Marpon et Flammarion, 1885. In-4, (10)-VI-224 p., eaux-fortes et illustrations, couverture illustrée rempliée (couverture brunie et frottée aux bords, décharges de ruban adhésif sur la première et la dernière page ; sinon intérieur très frais). Tirage à 500 exemplaires, ici UN DES 10 EXEMPLAIRES DE TETE SUR PAPIER DE CHINE (non justifié), comprenant un état supplémentaire des gravures hors-texte (un état en noir, un état en ocre). Ouvrage richement illustré par Blanchon, Bourgoin, Feyen, Perrin, Genilloux, Gervex, G?neutte, Guignard, Jazet, Lebat, Mars, Neuville, Pille, Ruze, Stevens, Tiret, Bognet, Uzès, Wilette, Yundt. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). *** Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. * La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *** Langue : Français

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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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Trois autopsies pour servir à la localisation cérébrale des troubles de la vision

      11 pages Evreux, Harrissey, Non connue, in-8, 11 pages, petit in-8, broché, couverture d'attente, Tiré à part de cet article extrait des "Archives de Neurologie" n°26 (1885), et publié dans le journal "Progrès Médical" fondé par Bourneville en 1873. Figures dans le texte. Interne et secrétaire particulier de Jean Martin Charcot à la Salpêtrière en 1881, puis médecin en chef du laboratoire de Bicêtre à partir de 1887, Charles Féré (1852-1907) est l'auteur de nombreux ouvrages sur la médecine, la psychologie, la sexualité et la criminalité. Il s'intéressait déjà aux troubles de la vision dans sa thèse, publiée en 1882, et intitulée "Contribution à l'étude des troubles fonctionnels de la vision par lésions cérébrales, amblyopie croisée et hémianopsie". Partiellement non coupé. Exemplaire en bon état. Cachet ex-libris du docteur Carrier sur la page de titre et la couverture d'attente. (Bogousslavsky, Following Charcot, pp.82-86)

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        Lois et origines de l'électricité atmosphérique

      VII-48 pp. Paris, Gauthier-Villars, 1885, in-8, VII-48 pp, demi basane brune, Traduit de l'italien par Paul Marcillac et A. Brunet. Figures dans le texte, représentant des appareils utilisés par l'auteur pour ses expériences. Luigi Palmieri (1807-1896), célèbre pour ses travaux en volcanologie et en météorologie, commença ses investigations sur l'électricité atmosphérique dans les années 1850. Il apporta des améliorations à l'électromètre de Peltier et pu conduire d'importantes recherches pendant près de 40 ans : l'électromètre de Palmieri "sera pour l'électricité atmosphérique ce que la balance de Coulomb est pour l'électricité de tension" (Hallez d'Arros). L'instrument est décrit dans cet ouvrage et est reproduit en figure 4. Palmieri réunit une importante collection de machines et d'instruments de physique qu'il mit à la disposition de l'institution de physique qu'il avait fondée dans les années 1830. En 1847, il fut nommé à la chaire de physique de l'Université de Naples et, en 1854, il succéda à Melloni en tant que directeur de l'observatoire du Vésuve. Il fut l'un des principaux collaborateurs de la revue française l'Électricité. Dos épidermé, une charnière fendue. Rousseurs pâles. Hallez d'Arros, "Louis Palmieri, Directeur de l'observatoire du Vésuve", L'électricité n° 3, 5 février 1879. Cachet annulé de l'institut catholique de Paris

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        Orchids: The Royal Family of Plants with Illustrations from Nature

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

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        Der Aufgang der Menschheit

      UNTERSUCHUNGEN ZUR GESCHICHTE DER RELIGION, SYMBOLIK UND SCHRIFT DER ATLANTISCH-NORDISCHEN RASSE. - Mit 68 Textabbildungen, 28 Bildbeilagen und einem Schrifttafelanhang - Sehr guter Zustand des TextTAFEL-BEIHEFTES mit 1 Bunttafel - 3 Bll., 635 S. LeinenHerman Wirth (1885-1980) versucht in dem Monumentalwerk eine Synthese der gesamten Geisteswissenschaften um die Wurzeln der Menschheit zu ergründen. - U.a. über: Urgeschichte der Rassen Urheimat der nordischen Rasse... uvm...- Einband geringfügig fleckig

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        Cape Town 1884.

      Artist: ; issued in: ; date: 1885 - - technic: Lithography; colorit: colored; condition: Missing parts on the left side perfectly restored, folded; size in cm : 58 x 75,5 - description: Decorative city map of Cape town, depicting the city in 1884.The top of the map points more south than south west, unlike the more common convention of orientating to north in modern maps.Some of the things to note are the location of the Cape Town Station, the Sea Point Railway and the tramway from the Amsterdam Battery to the Standard Bank in Adderly Street. The Cape Town Station used to stand where one now finds the Golden Acre Shopping center, whilst the Goods Station was where today's Cape Town Station is.The earliest known remnants in the region were found at Peers cave in Fish Hoek and date to between 15,000 and 12,000 years ago.Little is known of the history of the region's first residents, since there is no written history from the area before it was first mentioned by Portuguese explorer Bartolomeu Dias in 1486. Vasco da Gama recorded a sighting of the Cape of Good Hope in 1497. In the late 16th century, Portuguese, French, Danish, Dutch and English ships regularly stopped over in Table Bay en route to the Indies. They traded tobacco, copper and iron with the Khoikhoi in exchange for fresh meat. In 1652, Jan van Riebeeck and other employees of the Dutch East India Company were sent to the Cape to establish a way-station for ships travelling to the Dutch East Indies, and the Fort de Goede Hoop (later replaced by the Castle of Good Hope).

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        More New Arabian Nights THE DYNAMITER

      1885. [Maurice Baring's copy, signed] London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1885. Bound in early (original?) green cloth. First Edition of this loosely-connected collection of tales, a "second series" of New Arabian Nights. To quote from Swearingen:~Stevenson was very ill during the first six months of 1884, and these stories were originally devised as entertainment for him in the afternoon at Hyères. As his wife writes... "I was to go out for an hour's walk every afternoon, if it were only back and forth in front of our door, and invent a story to repeat when I came in -- a sort of Arabian Nights Entertainment where I was to take the part of Scheherezade and he the sultan"... As Stevenson's health improved, he gradually returned to his own work and the stories of Scheherezade were thought of no more until after the move to Bournemouth in the summer of 1884: "Money was absolutely necessary, [and] we cast about for something that could be done quickly and without too much strain; the Scheherezade stories came to mind, and we both set to work to write out what we could remember of them."~Copies were bound in wrappers (more than 90%) or in red cloth. However, this copy is bound in green cloth, plain except for "THE DYNAMITER" running up the spine and "1885" at the bottom -- yet it appears (from the font of the lettering, plus the natural darkening of the endpapers) to be the original binding. It is in near-fine condition. See Beinecke 323-325 and Princeton 26 (no mention of this bindiong).~Provenance: this copy bears the title page signature of Maurice Baring (1874-1945 -- English man of letters, novelist, poet and dramatist), as well as on the paste-down, his pictorial bookplate. This is a remarkable bookplate, in that it was designed by, and bears the printed name and date "H[ilaire]. Belloc June 1897" -- who was a contemporary (1870-1953) Anglo-French novelist and historian; in fact these two friends, with G.K. Chesterton, are considered to have constituted the Catholic literary revival of the early 20th Century.

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        Künstlerische Aktaufnahmen. Mit einer Einführung von K. Weiß.

      Standort: M05115 Folio - 36*27cm. Ein Doppelblatt Titel und Einführung von Karl Weiß. Mit nur 23 von 24 montierten Tafeln, schwarz-weiss Akt-Aufnahmen in Tiefdruck. Lose in Originalleinwand-Mappe mit braungeprägtem Deckeltitel. Bildformat 15,5*21,5 cm, Kartongröße 26,5*35cm. Ein Karton ohne die montierte Fotografie, also leider UNKOMPLETT mit nur 23 der 24 Kupfertiefdrucke. Das Textblatt etwas braunfleckig, die Kartonagen mit kleinsten Stoßspuren in den Ecken, gelegentlich mit kleiner Anschmutzung im Rand. Die Photographien nicht betroffen. Die Mappe stark zerschlissen, feuchtrandig und schimmelspurig. Franz Fiedler ( 1885 - 1956 ) machte sehr intensive und expressive Aktstudien als Kunstfotograf. Photomappe

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        L'Allemagne illustrée. Géographie, Histoire, Administration, Statistique. Avec la Collaboration de M. Ch. Lassailly. Illustrations par Hubert Clerget. Cartes et Plans gravés par Erhard.

      Paris, Jules Rouff & Cie. -88 1885 - 5 Bände. 4° (287 x 206 mm). Zusammen ca. 3.200 Seiten mit ca. 200 halbseitigen Textholzstichen, 95 ganzseitigen Holzstich-Tafeln sowie 100 doppelseitigen farbig lithographierten Karten und Plänen ausserhalb der Paginierung. Zeitgenössische dunkelgrüne Halblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln. Etwas gebräunt, stellenweise etwas stockfleckig, insgesamt aber gut erhalten. Reich illustriertes, gesuchtes Werk, das Stadtansichten, Pläne und Karten des damaligen Deutschen Reiches enthält, also incl. der ehemaligen Ostgebiete, u.a. von Bonn, Hanau, Essen, Düsseldorf, Aachen, Freiburg, Fulda, Bremen, Würzburg, Osnabrück, Frankfurt am Main, Hamburg, Leipzig, Dresden, Münster, Minden, Breslau, Königsberg, Potsdam, Berlin, München, Dortmund, Weinsberg, Wesel, Meissen, Hannover, Kaiserslautern, Schwäbisch Gmünd, Darmstadt, Lübeck, Stuttgart, Fulda etc. Gegliedert ist das Werk nach den politisch-geographischen Territorien. Die ganzseitigen Tafeln zeigen zumeist eine Stadtansicht mit einem Wappen oben in der Mitte.

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        Adventures of Hucklberry Finn (salesmen's copy)

      Charles L. Webster 1885 - Original salesmen's sample for "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn " by Mark Twain. A rare example of the salesman's dummy for Twain's greatest work - only 2 copies are found in the auction record. New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885 (actually 1884). 8 ¾ x 6 ¾". This copy is in original green cloth, stamped in black and gilt, inside front cover is WITHOUT the specimen spines of gilt titled morocco & sheepskin leather strips with the black & red labels. It has the sample pages of illustrations & text but DOES NOT have these leather samples which were originally glued into the salesman’s sample. The book is the earliest recorded state of the title page with the copyright date being 1885. Tissue guard over the frontis Kemble illustration on verso, portrait bust heliotype after Gephardt, title page, notice, explanatory, contents, list of illustrations and 39 leaves of text, with numerous illustrations after Kemble, 2 page advertisement for the present title, and 12 of the 18 subscriber's blanks at rear. The tissue guard has been traced in pen and pencil on both sides by a child, one page has been removed in the front, and one page pasted down (with some names written on the page as shown) on the front fixed end-paper where the leather sample strips were. In the list of illustrations the one captioned "Him and another Man" is incorrectly listed on page 88 (first state). See the photos, please. The book is very good overall for a salesman's sample which are usually found quite worn condition. Some fingerprints and soiling to some pages and the interior pages are very good. This copy does not have page 283 torn out, as agents were told to remove the page & send it to the publisher or their job would be terminated because of a defacement to the illustration on that page. The ruled order information paper provided at the back of the prospectus for the salesman to take orders contains 12 subscribers blanks with one partially filled in pen. Originally there were 18 pages, or 6 leaves, so three have been removed. This saleman’s sample of the great American novel is extremely rare in any condition to encounter. The book presents itself much better than the close up photos here show. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF U S GRANT: In Two Volumes

      New York:: Charles L. Webster & Co.,. 1885.. First edition. This copy with GRANT'S SIGNATURE dated "LONG BRANCH, N.J. / JULY 9th, 1881," mounted on card tipped to frontis tissue guard Volume II. Card also features trimmed train-transit stamps from 1881 showing travel from New York to Long Branch on July 9th (and one more for Evanston, IL, July 12th). Presumably the autograph seeker met Grant on the train. There are remnants of what appears to be a train ticket on the verso of the card. Grant moved to New York in 1881 to partner in the Wall Street firm that lead to his financial ruin, and the Grants were known to spend summers at their cottage in Long Branch. After being defrauded of his savings by his business partner a year before his death, Grant began writing this memoir -- continuing to write even in his last days -- to leave a legacy for his family. A small, undated newsclipping affixed to base of the title page in Volume I attests to his success, saying that 325,000 sets had been sold; 75,000 were under preparation; and a check for nearly $250,000 would be sent to Mrs. Grant that month). Twain was resounding in his praise of Grant's prose: "this is the simple soldier, who, all untaught of the silken phrase-makers, linked words together with an art surpassing the art of the schools and put into them something which will still bring to American ears, as long as America shall last, the roll of his vanished drums and the tread of his marching hosts." Twain was responsible for the publication of this work and is assumed to have had a hand in its editing (or aided his friend in the writing of it). Finely bound in dark brown three-quarter leather with marbled boards and endpapers; spine with five gilt-stamped panels, including three with gilt tooling, and four gilt-decorated raised spine bands; all edges gilt. Illustrated with engravings, including the two frontispiece portraits of Grant; maps, including one folding one (volume II); and facsimile letters. Endpapers cracked at hinges, which are still holding; otherwise very good or better. .

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        Bel-ami

      - Victor-Havard, Paris 1885, 12x19cm, relié. - Edizione originale sulla carta corrente. Associazione a bradel completa carta motivo floreale, come Allegato dolore rosso, coperchi conservati, testa dorata. Bella copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant. Reliure à la bradel en plein papier à motif floral, pièce de titre de chagrin rouge, couvertures conservées, tête dorée. Bel exemplaire.

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        J Äkermarx, Berlin

      Artist: ; issued in: Berlin; date: 1885 - - technic: Colored Lithography; colorit: col.print; condition: Small tears on upper and right margin perfectly restored, folded upper; size in cm : 52 x 67 - description: William I in his carriage. William I (1797 ? 1888), of the House of Hohenzollern was the King of Prussia and the first German Emperor as well as the first Head of State of a united Germany. Under the leadership of William and his Minister President Otto von Bismarck, Prussia achieved the unification of Germany and the establishment of the German Empire. Despite his long support of Otto von Bismarck as Minister President, however, William held strong reservations about some of Bismarck's more reactionary policies, including his anti-Catholicism and tough handling of subordinates. Contrary to the aggressive, domineering Bismarck, William was described as polite, gentlemanly, and while a staunch conservative, more open to certain classical liberal ideas than his grandson Wilhelm II.

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        ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

      KEMBLE, E.W.. TWAIN,MARK [CLEMENS,SAMUEL]. THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN by Mark Twain. NY: Charles Webster 1885 (1884). 4to, dark green cloth stamped in gold and black, owner name on endpaper, a very Fine copy housed in custom leather slip case. 1st edition of this most famous American novel for children and adults alike. Points include: title leaf is bound in with copyright 1884 (C), frontis 1st state with cloth visible and Heliotype, (A) page 13 1st state incorrectly listing "Him and another man" on p.88 (A), p. 9 decided (later decides) (A), p.57 1st state "with the was" (A), p. 143 1st state missing "l" (A), p.155 1st state with final 5 absent (A), p.161 1st state with signature mark absent (A), p.283 engraving redone and bound in (D). Illustrated by E.W. KEMBLE with 174 black and white drawings. A beautiful copy. BAL 3415, McBride p.92-3 (not matching any copies).

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        Hunting Trips of a Ranchman

      1885 - HUNTING TRIPS OF A RANCHMAN. Putnam's, New York & London, 1885, limited edition #460 of 500 copies of the first edition published the year before the trade editions were issued in both the U.S. and the U.K. The book is large quarto and impressively illustrated with Japan proof impressions of four etchings by R.Swain Gifford, seven drawings by J.C. Beard, and 20 full-page illustrations by A.B. Frost, Fannie E. Gifford and Henry Sandham. This was Roosevelt's first hunting book and the first of the limited editions published. It is known as the "Medora" edition. Gilt pictorial of a wolf's head encircled in gilt and with decorative gilt on the cover. The spine lettering is in matching gilt format. The original brown covers and spine show only moderate general shelfwear. Internally the book is Fine with clean, crisp and unmarked pages and illustrations. There is a small previous owner inscription on the half-title page .No dust jacket was issued. Overall a Very Good copy of a scarce item. $2250.00 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Bel-Ami

      - Victor-Havard, Paris 1885, 12x19cm, broché. - Edizione originale sulla carta corrente. Associazione a bradel metà percaline marrone, liscio di nuovo, doppio filo e la coda Golden Data, come un pezzo di zigrino rosso, piatti carta marmorizzata, coperchi conservati e montati su schede, ex libris Leon Hennique diretto da Leon Glaize e inciso E. Dété incollato su una guardia, vincolante contemporaneo. autografo prezioso firmato da Guy de Maupassant: ". Per Leon Hennique suo amico" Bellissimo esemplare ben stabiliti contemporanea legame eseguite a Leon Hennique. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant. Reliure à la bradel en demi percaline marron, dos lisse, double filet et date dorés en queue, pièce de titre de chagrin rouge, plats de papier marbré, couvertures conservées et montées sur onglets, ex-libris Léon Hennique réalisé par Léon Glaize et gravé par E. Dété encollé sur une garde, reliure de l'époque. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Guy de Maupassant : "A Léon Hennique, son ami". Bel exemplaire joliment établi en reliure de l'époque réalisée pour Léon Hennique.  

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        Historia de la Conquista y Poblacion de la Provincia de Venezuela. Ilustrada con notas y documentos por el capitan de navio Cesareo Fernandez Duro. 2 Tomos

      Luis Navarro, Editor, Madrid 1885 - Algunas paginas oscurecidas y roce en margen superior de 12 hojas del tomo 2º Size: 4º. 402 Pp. 411 Pp [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Personal Memoirs of U S Grant (Ulysses)

      Exceptionally nice just about fine copy of Ulysses S. Grant's memoirs about his experiences during and after the American Civil War. Although not terribly rare, extremely uncommon in exceptional condition.Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant by Ulysses S. Grant (former US General and US President) in Two Volumes Hardcover Charles L. Webster & Co. First Edition - First Printing 1885-1886. (Dates on the title pages and copyright pages match, 1885 and 1886) With 49 maps and illustrations, including two steel-engraved frontis-portraits and two etched views with tissue guards for both portraits including a wonderful engraving of Appomattox Courthouse where General Robert E. Lee surrended to Grant. One of the best and most famous primary source accounts of the American Civil War (1861-1865) released close to the time of the conflict. Contains numerous maps and facsimile documents and letters, several are fold-out.Size, Collation and Condition: 2 Quarto Volumes, measuring about 9.5"x6", green cloth with gold lettering. v1: 584 pages; v2: 647 pages; Volume 1: frontispiece of a young Grant, title page Vol I dated 1885, copyright page 1885, handwritten dedication to the American soldiers and sailors in facsimile (5), Preface (7-9), Contents (11-15), List of Illustrations (16), Main Text (17-584), facsimile letter after 312, ; Volume 2: frontispiece of an older General Grant; title page Vol II dated 1886, copyright page dated 1886; Contents (9-13), Maps and Illustrations (15), Main Text (17- 554), Appendix (555-632); fold-out map State of the War; Index (633-647), Errata to Volume I. Beautiful copy, just about fine. The boards are clean, corners straight, pages exceptionally clean and nice, NO foxing that I can see! Just a tiny hint of expected age toning, a little bit of edge-wear to the top of the spines, very minimal, tiny bit of rubbing on the edges of the spines, and tiny hint of a loose gathering of the first signature of Volume II. A very bright clean exceptional copy!NOTE: The pictures are of the actual item for sale. (The pictures are NOT stock photos.)

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        Stiche und Radirungen von Schongauer Dürer Rembrandt in Heliographischer Nachbildung nach Originalen des Königlichen Kupferstichkabinets zu Berlin. 2 Bände. Textband und Tafelband

      Grote 1885 Grote, Bln., 1885/1886. Tafelband: 43 (von 54) Heliogravuren und begleitendem Text. Textband: 110 Seiten, original Halbleder, Halbfranzband sowie Halbfranz-Flügelmappe mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, Groß-Folio (Mappe und Kanten etwas berieben/gering fleckig)Versand D: 5,90 EUR Kunst und Kunstwissenschaften

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        English Life in China. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1885.

      - "First Edition. 8vo, [ix], 333pp, contemporary half-calf [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THE RANGE AND RANCH CATTE [sic] BUSINESS OF THE UNITED STATES. [Contained in:] TREASURY DEPARTMENT. REPORT ON THE INTERNAL COMMERCE OF THE UNITED STATES...

      Washington, 1885. 562pp. plus five folding maps. Original cloth, paper spine labels. Neatly rebacked, and text block expertly resewn. Bookplate of Larry McMurtry on front pastedown. Several maps with old adhesions. Light tanning. Very good. One of the primary sources on the western range cattle industry, and one of the so-called "big four" books of range cattle collecting. This is the preferred Treasury issue, generally considered the first. Nimmo, a skilled analyst, gathered a wealth of information on the cattle business, then at its pre-1886 blizzard height. "Contributed to by cattle experts, statistically documented, the unrivalled source for the period" - Howes. Containing all of the maps, which are often lacking, this copy is also from the collection of author and bibliophile Larry McMurtry, with his bookplate on the front pastedown. SIX SCORE 81. STREETER SALE 2377. ADAMS HERD 1674. HOWES N158, "aa."

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        Bel-ami

      first edition on the current paper.Binding to bradel full paper floral pattern, as Exhibit red shagreen, preserved covers, gilded head.Nice copy. Victor-Havard Paris 1885 12x19cm relié

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        Coloured Figures of the Birds of the British Islands. Vol. 1-7.

      First edition. London, R. H. Porter, 1885-1897. Large 8vo. Photogravure portait. 421 plates, mostly chromolitographed by A. Thorburd, J. G. Keuleman. Dark green half morocco (R. H. Porter) with 5 raised bands. Top edge gilt. A fine set.

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        Der Weltkrieg. Für die Jugend erzählt von Franz Arnim. Mit 12 Original-Steinzeichnungen u. vielen Schwarz-Weiß-Bildern von Adolf Uzarski.

      geb. Opp, 31 S. u. 12 farb. lithographische Tafeln. 4to (29 x 22,5 cm).mit montierter farbiger Voderdeckel-Illustrion Erste Ausgabe. - Doderer, Lex. KJL IV, S. 526 Doderer/ Müller, Bilderbuch 792 Murken, Uzarski 1. - Widmungsgedicht: "Den Gefallenen" Der Beginn des Krieges Der Ausmarsch Die Erstürmung von Lüttich Die Schlacht in den Vogesen Die Schlacht bei Tannenberg Die Übergabe von Longwy Vom Seekrieg Die Schlacht bei Krasnik Namur, Maubeuge, Givet U 9 und Emden Antwerpen Die lange Schlachtlinie. Der Krieg in den deutschen Kolonien. - Dieser Bilderbucherstling des Künstlers u. Schriftstellers Adolf Uzarski (1885-1970) zeigt den Illustrator u. späteren satirischen Zeichner noch ganz am Anfang seiner künstlerischen Entwicklung, voderer Ecke bestossen, oberer Buchrücken bestossen, Radierspuren auf dem Titelblatt, sonst in gutem bis sehr gutem Zustand

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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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        The imperial Gazetter of India. Second edition. Volumes I, II, IV, V, VI, VII, IX, X, XI, XII, XIII, XIV.

      - London, Trubner & Co, 1885-1887, voll. 12, (su 14 mancano i voll. III e VIII), leg. coeva in mezzo marocchino con titolo e numero di tomo in oro ai dorsi, per oltre 4000 pp. complessive. Con 12 carte geografiche ripiegate a colori (una in ciascun volume). La migliore relazione statistica sull'India dell'epoca. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der Bär. Komplette Reihe mit den Jahrgängen 1 - 26 (1875 - 1900) in 24 Bänden. Berlinische Blätter für vaterländische Geschichte und Altrerthumskunde. Illustrierte Wochenschrift für vaterländische Geschichte.

      Standort: P-Keller 32 x 24,5 cm. Verschiedene Einbände der Zeit (Halbleder, Halbleinen, Ganzleinen), gering bis stärker bestoßen. Ein Rücken fehlt ganz, einer zur Hälfte, sieben sind unschön mit Klebestreifen verstärkt worden, einige neu aufgebunden. Mit einigen einfarbigen Illustrationen. 4 Bände mit VorbesitzerStempeln auf dem Vorsatz oder Innendeckel. 2 Bände sind ordentlich ausgeschiedene Exemplare mit den entsprechenden Stempeln und Signaturen. Fünf Inhaltsverzeichnisse und die Hefte Nr. 45/1885, Nr. 17/1889 sind in Kopie ergänzt und mit eingebunden. 7 Bände in eher mäßigem, alle anderen in durchaus gutem Zustand. Versandkosten innerhalb Deutschlands: 15 Euro, innerhalb der Europäischen Union: 30 Euro. Andere Länder bitte anfragen! --- Kirchner 16787. Berlin-Bibl. S. 83. Reichhaltige und wertvolle Zeitschrift mit Abhandlungen und Quellenpublikationen zur Geschichte Berlins und der Mark Brandenburg mit vielen Ansichten. --- Erschien jährlich in 18 - 52 Nummern.

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

      apud A. Gryphium, Lugduni 1885 - In 24, 864 (4), pp., legatura tutta pelle, 4 nervi, tassello, titolo e fregi in oro al dorso, taglio in rosso. Piccola mancanza alla parte superiore del dorso, iscrizione e data (1750) al frontespizio, piccola mancanza al margine di pagina 525/26 (non lede il testo) e al angolo inferiore dell'index. Nell'insieme molto ben conservato.

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        Kriegsgeschichtliche Einzelschriften. Hefte 1 bis 6 und 13 bis 42. In 6 Bänden

      Mittler & Sohn, Berlin, 1885-1908. Zusammen circa 3770 S. mit zahlreichen teils gefalteten Karten, original Leinen mit goldgeprägtem Rücken, (ohne Band 2 mit Heft 7 bis 12) - Einheitliche Reihe mit Bibliotheksstempel aus der Bibliothek Wilhelm des Zweiten, König von Preußen und Deutscher Kaiser/ gute Exemplare -

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        Meyers Konversations-Lexikon. Encyklopädie des allgemeinen Wissens, 4. Auflage, Halbleder-Ausgabe, 16 Bände.

      Leipzig und Wien, Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, 1885 - 1890. Gänzlich überarbeitete Neuauflage. Das Grundwerk (A-Z) umfasst 16 Bände mit ca. 17.000 Seiten. Enthalten sind unter anderem ca. 3.000 Abbildungen sowie 556 Karten, Pläne und Tafeln, darunter zahlreiche farbige Chromolithographien. Vollständiges Grundwerk in 16 Bänden (A - Z). Schwarze Original-Halblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln und aufwendiger goldgeprägter Ornamentik; Deckel mit anthrazitfarbenen Bezügen und Lederecken; marmorierter Buchschnitt. Einbandgestaltung von der Firma Gustav Engelmann, Berlin. Es handelt sich um die wohl schönste Einbandvariante der vierten Meyer-Auflage und eine der elegantesten Lexikon-Ausgaben der Jahrhundertwende-Ära überhaupt. Vor allem die kunstvolle, grazile Rückengestaltung zeigt eine sehr gelungene Formenästhetik, die nicht pompös-überladen wirkt. Kapitale partiell leicht berieben, ein Kapital fachmännisch ausgebessert (dies ist kaum zu sehen); Buchrücken, wie stets bei dieser Ausgabe, leicht aufgehellt, wodurch allerdings ein sehr dekorativer balibrauner Farbton entsteht; Ecken partiell leicht bestoßen, Deckelbezüge sauber; sehr guter Innenzustand, Seiten durchweg sauber und fleckenfrei; privater Eigentumsstempel auf Vorsatz. Sehr gutes Exemplar dieser äußerst seltenen, ästhetisch ansprechenden Ausgabe. Etwas Besonderes. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Meyer Meyers Lexikon Konversationslexikon Konversations-Lexikon Conversationslexixon, Conversations-Lexikon Kaiserreich

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        Kleines Landschaftsgemälde möglicherweise aus Schlesien oder dem Sudetenland.

      Öl auf Holztafel, Bildmaß: 11,5 x 9,5 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), aufwendig alt gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 27,5 x 25,5 cm ). Das Bild rechts unten mit *A. Behlolawek, 1885* signiert und datiert. Das Bild mit kleiner Farbabplatzung zum rechten Außenrand hin, der Rahmen etwas bestoßen. Die Holztafel verso mit Ritzsignatur *A. Ebeseder, Wien, I. Opernring 9*. ( Lagerort: Richey ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

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        Illustrated Guide Book for Travellers Round the World. Vol. I: The United States of America.

      Osaka: Awoki Szandow, 1885 First edition. 15 x 10 cm. 57 double folded leaves + title page. Original decorated cased bindings. The rare first volume - of a series of 7 19th-century guidebooks for Japanese travellers published by Szandow - covering North America. Illustrated throughout with numerous wood-engraved views of cities & other places in North America. Charming guide book, with "table of hour of the situation of every cities around the world". With text in Japanese and captions in English. For a full description and more images please visit www.zaalbooks.nl .

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