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        Personal Memoirs of U S Grant

      New York: Charles L. Webster, 1886. First edition. Illustrated. 584; 647, [1] pp. 2 vols. 8vo. Bound in Publisher's DE LUXE three quarters pebbled brown morocco, gilt medallion central piece on upper covers, all edges marbled. Small paper flaws to fore edge of front flyleaves in vol. I, vol. II rebacked preserving spine. Very good, handsome set. First edition. Illustrated. 584; 647, [1] pp. 2 vols. 8vo. The first presidential autobiography and a landmark of Gilded Age publishing, here in the deluxe binding.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Etudes cliniques et physiologiques sur la marche. La marche dans les maladies du système nerveux étudiée par la méthode des empreintes

      1886 - (6), 78 pp., 1 tabl. depl. Paris, Bureau du Progrès & A. Delahaye, 1886, in-8, (6), 78 pp, 1 tabl. depl, broché, couverture imprimée de l'éditeur, chemise et étui modernes, Première édition, extrêmement rare et souvent oubliée, de la thèse de doctorat du célèbre neurologue Georges Gilles de la Tourette (1857-1904). Elle est illustrée de 31 figures dans le texte représentant différents types de marche (empreintes de pas), que l'on retrouve dans le tableau dépliant in fine : l'auteur étudie ici la marche dans certaines affections nerveuses aux diverses périodes de leur évolution et essaie d'établir un diagnostic de la maladie d'après les modifications de cette marche. Ces travaux, dont le sujet fut inspiré par son son maître Charcot, valurent à Gilles de la Tourette le prix Godard en 1887, décerné par la Société de Biologie. Ex-libris du Docteur Carrier de Lyon. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        THOMAS Y CROWWELL & CO, New York:

      THOMAS Y CROWWELL & CO, New York: - 8909 GOGOL NIKOLAI VASILIEVITCH Translator: HAPGOOD ISABEL F. TCHITCHKOFF'S JOURNEYS:DEAD SOULS Thomas Y. Crowell, New York: 1886 Pages 364+285 FINE-MARBLE BOARDS-Kl 8°-(12.5x18.5) Book Description: First Edition in English GOGOL, Nikolai. HAPGOOD, Isabel F., [translator]. Tchitchikoff's Journeys; or, Dead Souls. Translated from the Russian by Isabel F. Hapgood. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, [1886]. First edition in English. Two octavo volumes in one (7 1/8 x 4 13/16 inches; 180 x 123 mm). [6], [1]-364, [2], [1]-285, [1, blank]pp. Double-page 'Table of Russian Ranks' at the rear, included in pagination. This first edition in English proceeds the first British edition by one year. There have been no copies at auction since 1940 and only one copy in OCLC. Publisher's red morocco over marbled boards. Spine lettered and stamped in gilt. All edges marbled. Head and tail of the spine chipped. Inner back hinge cracked. Corner's bumped. Some dampstaining to front free endpaper and the first three leaves of volume II. Leaves a bit warped. Overall an acceptable copy of this first English edition of one of the world's great works of literature. "The popularity of Russian literature in English continued into the 1890s.This period also witnessed the emergence of some of the most prolific professional translators, especially Constance Garnett and Aylmer and Louise Maude in England, and Nathan Haskell Dole and Isabel Hapgood in the United States. Between them, these translators would eventually be responsible for well over 100 volumes of Russian literature in English. Hapgood (1850-1928), was a journalist who traveled to Russia and wrote about life and custom there for The Nation and other American publications. She published collections of Russian songs, an English-language version of the Orthodox liturgy, and a work on Sofia Kovalevskaia. She translated most of the works of Gogol' in 1886-1887, some works by Tolstoi (1886-88), and the complete works of Turgenev." (Encyclopedia of Literary Translation intoEnglish, 1206). Kilgour. HBS 65013. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Christian iconography volumes 1 and 2

      G. Bell & Sons Ltd, 1886. Hardcover. Good. 1886. 508, 452 pages. No dust jacket. This is an ex-Library book. Blue marbled boards with gilt lettering and both contain b&w illustrations. Pages are slightly yellowed with light scuffing to text block edge and includes ex library inserts to the front pastedown. Vol I has inscription to the title page and both have light thumb prints. Binding is firm with light corner bumping and staining to boards. Spine is tanned with light shelf wear and rubbing to the edges.

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        Alice's Adventures Under Ground.

      

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        Traduction manuscrite inédite, dédiée à Stéphane Tarnier, d'un article biographique allemand sur Solayres de Renhac

      - in-8 carré de 14 pages , mai 1886, , in-8 carré de 14 pages manuscrites, plein maroquin rouge de l'époque, dos à 5 nerfs (signé Durvand), Traduction inédite d'Herrgott d'un passage de l'ouvrage d'Hermann Franz Nägele paru en 1838 ("Die Lehre vom Mechanismus der Geburt, nebst Beiträgen zur Geschichte derselben") portant sur la vie de l'obstétricien Solayres de Renhac. En début de traduction, on lit : "Solayres de Renhac. Notice biographique traduite pour mon excellent ami Tarnier, en mai 1886, par son dévoué Herrgott." Beau manuscrit, richement relié, constituant un présent amical entre deux grands obstétriciens français de la seconde moitié du XIXe siècle [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        Madame Bovary

      London: Vizetelly & Co., 1886. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/-1. London: Vizetelly & Co., 1886. First Edition. VG++ No DJ. True first in English. No markings of any kind inside the book, very clean pages. Boards are only lightly worn: no splits or chips to the cloth (a little bump on one edge). All gilt titles are clear. Uniform light wear. Spine darkened just a touch. Publisher's blue-green diagonal-fine-ribbed cloth, front cover with gilt scroll borders enclosing medallion at top and bottom and with title in gilt on blue panel surrounded by larger panel of gilt putti and floral sprays at centre, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, back cover blocked in blind with outer 3-line rule and publisher's device at centre, matching blue-green endpapers. Binding is nice and tight, paper splits starting in the front and back gutters as always, but the binding is not even a little loose. The book stands square and very tight. Edges properly cut (very clean, no spotting, top edge darkening). No torn pages, no problems from opening the sheets. Laid in is a 1920s rare-book dealer advertisement describing the book as Fine, and scarce thus. An unconserved copy in unusually nice condition. <br/><br/>

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        Alice's Adventures Under Ground.

      London: Macmillan and Co.,, 1886. Being a facsimile of the Original Manuscript Book afterwards developed into "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland." Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and front cover gilt, black coated endpapers, all edges gilt. Housed in a custom purple morocco solander box. Illustrated by the author. Spine faded, a couple of marks and bumps to front cover, the odd spot to outer leaves. An excellent copy. First and only edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title, "Violet Langbridge from the Author. July 20 1897." Violet Langbridge (1881-1963) was the youngest daughter of Frederick Langbridge, the Rector of St John's, Limerick, who wrote a number of books for children and was a correspondent of Dodgson's. Violet wrote a number of romantic novels, and married Archibald Colquhoun Bell (1880-1958), a Lieutenant-Commander in the Royal Navy and naval historian. This is one of 5,000 copies printed of this facsimile of the first draft of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

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        LE DÉSESPÉRÉ.

      1886 - Paris, Soirat, 1886. In-12 (131 X 190) demi-maroquin marron foncé à coins, dos lisse, auteur et titre dorés, date en queue, plats et dos de la couverture conservés, tête dorée (Georges Cretté) ; 430 pages, (1) f. blanc. Exemplaire soigneusement lavé, non rogné. Infime accroc dans l'angle supérieur droit du premier plat de la couverture. ÉDITION ORIGINALE, RARE, du premier roman de Léon Bloy. Pas de grand papier. La couverture porte la date de "1887", comme annoncé par Talvart. Le roman parut chez un petit imprimeur et se heurta à une conspiration du silence savamment organisée par les hommes de lettres qui savaient devoir trouver dans le livre annoncé une peinture féroce de leur milieu. Du reste, en pleine époque naturaliste, le "Désespéré" ne pouvait trouver ses vrais lecteurs. Il fallut à Bloy toute son oeuvre des trente années suivantes pour situer et rendre en partie intelligibles l'énorme matière et les mystérieuses connaissances qu'il avait jetées dans ce livre, les habillant de l'un des styles les plus éclatants qu'on ait jamais inventés en France. (Talvart, II, 43-4 - "Dictionnaire des oeuvres", I, 644). BEL EXEMPLAIRE, dans une reliure de Georges Cretté, avec sa fragile couverture jaune jonquille conservée. FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Alice's Adventures Under Ground.

      

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        Ecole Le Nôtre]. Ecole d'horticulture des Pupilles de la Seine à Villepreux, Seine-&-Oise.

      1886 ca. 1886 - Album in-4 oblong (35 x 26 cm) de 30 photographies de différents formats montées sur carton fort, chagrin brun, dos orné à nerfs, titre doré sur le plat supérieur (reliure de l'époque). « Fondée par le conseil général de la Seine, l'école professionnelle de Villepreux, réservée aux enfants assistés et moralement abandonnés du département de la Seine, se destine à l'enseignement de l'horticulture. Initialement prévue pour recevoir près de 50 garçons, elle accueille le jour de son ouverture, le 6 avril 1882, ses trois premiers élèves. Proposés par les directeurs d'agences, les candidats sont âgés de 14 ans au moins et possèdent le certificat d'études primaires. Leur apprentissage à l'école de Villepreux devenue en 1896 l'école le Nôtre comprend : un enseignement théorique horticole inculqué sous forme de leçons ; un enseignement pratique comprenant des travaux de culture, de réparation et d'entretien du matériel agricole, auxquels s'ajoutent des exercices effectués dans les différents ateliers de menuiserie et de serrurerie. À la fin de la formation, c'est-à-dire au terme de trois années d'instruction, chaque pupille passe un examen puis se consacre à son métier de jardinier. » (Archives AP-HP). Plan légendé de l'école, façade, salles, ateliers, jardins, serres, portraits de groupe en uniformes etc. Epreuves passées mais très bon exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Specifications for Practical Architecture : A Guide to the Architect Engineer Surveyor and Builder with an essay on the Structure and Science of Modern Buildings : Thoroughly Revised Corrected and Greatly Added to : Second / 2nd Edition

      A Bound / Flex Cover / REPRINT: Crosby Lockwood and Co 1886 500 pages. Paper / Soft cover reprint edition in very good or better condition, slight wear to edges. Overall good copy of this scarce title. Excellent source, informative and enjoyable reading. A good book to read and keep on hand. Or would make a great gift for the fan / reader in your life. Facsimile Bound Reprint Edition. 2 volumes, limited edition. . Clean and Unmarked Text. Soft Cover. Modern Reprint/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Some b/w Illustrations. Facsimile Bound Reprint Edition. Architecture / Foundations.

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        Das aegyptische Todtenbuch der XVIII. bis XX. Dynastie aus verschiedenen Urkunden zusammengestellt und herausgegeben.

      A. Asher & Co., Berlin 1886 - 3 Bde. (1 Textbd. + 2 Tafelmappen). Berlin, A. Asher & Co., 1886. Einführung: 33x25 cm; Tafelbde.: 43x31,5 cm. 4 n.n. Bl., 204 S. (Einführung); 5 n.n. Bl., 212 num. Tafeln (Hieroglyphen), 1 w. Bl.; 5 n.n. Bl., 448 num. S. Abb. (Hieroglyphen), 1 w. Bl. Einführung: Pp.-Bd. - Tafelmappen: Lose Bogen in HLn.-Mappe. Einführung. - Erster Band: Text und Vignetten. - Zweiter Band: Varianten. - Henri Edouard Naville (1844-1926), Professor der Aegyptologie, dann der Archäologie an der Universität Genf, leitete lange Jahre die Ausgrabungen für den Egypt Exploration Fund im Delta, bei Theben und in Abydos, die zu Funden von sehr bemerkenswerter historischer Bedeutung führten. Seine wichtigsten archäologischen Werke sind "Das aegyptische Todtenbuch .". Naville machte sich ausserdem 1814-1818 hochverdient um die Kriegsgefangenenagentur in Genf, war auswärtiges Mitglied des Institut de France, Offizier der Ehrenlegion, fellow vom King's College, Vizepräsident des Internationelen Komitees des Roten Kreuzes und Präsident der Internationalen philarmenische Liga. (HBLS V, S. 236). - (Wenige Tafeln leicht angerändert). - Fleckenloses sauberes Exemplar. Das Werk ist kollationiert. Sprache: Deutsch Einführung: Pp.-Bd. - Tafelmappen: Lose Bogen in HLn.-Mappe. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Comprehensive Atlas and Geography of the World,

      London, W.G. Blackie, 1886., - The Comprehensive Atlas and Geography of the World, Comprising an extensive series of maps, a description, physical and political, of all the countries of the earth,.; hrsg. W. G. Blackie, London, 1886, 2. Aufl., 67 doppelseitige Landkarten, grenzkoloriert, 292 S Text mit Holzstichen u. 10 lithogr. Tafeln (farbig), diese zeigen Einwohner d. verschiedenen Erdteile, Folio-Format (40 x 33 cm), OHlder in altersgem. sehr gutem Zustand! rares Exemplar Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 7500

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        Les Oiseaux de Volières et de Parcs avec planches coloriées d'après nature [ Edition originale ]

      Imprimerie Nouvelle Typo-lithographique A. Bellier et Cie 1886 - 1 vol. in-4 reliure de l'époque demi-chagrin rouge, dos à 5 nerfs, plat sup. de la couv. conservée, Imprimerie Nouvelle Typo-lithographique A. Bellier et Cie, Bordeaux, 1886, 120 pp. et 50 planches (chromolithographies) Ouvrage d'une extrême rareté, ce traité prévu à l'origine comme le premier d'une série de volume demeura le seul publié. Library of Bradley Martin, 1358 & 1359 : "First edition, Extremely Rare : not in Ayer/Zimmer, Copenhagen/Ankr, Ellis/Mengel, McGill/Wood, Trinity/Breit, or Yale/Ripley". Ronsil, L'Art Français, 85, qui critique la qualité des planches mais affirme que l'ouvrage "n'a d'autre intérêt que sa rareté". Etat très satisfaisant (accroc en coiffe sup., rel. lég. frottée, bon état par ailleurs). Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Anna Karenina

      Thomas Y. Crowell & Company 1886 - First American edition, likely first issue titles. (No other titles listed opposite monogrammed title page. While no established priority exists, the vague consensus is that the other Tolstoy titles listed opposite the title page are points of issue, as they can date months and years past the initial publication. No established priority for binding color. Five pages of ads at rear with no mention of any Russian titles. Line, Ettlinger and Gladstone 39.) Brown cloth with gilt stamping, floral endpapers. viii, 5-773, (v). Good condition. Cloth stained and worn away along head and tail, frayed along bottom edge and at tips. Front hinge starting. A few small stains and occasional light foxing throughout.The rare first appearance of Tolstoy's classic novel in the English language. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

      Longmans, Green, and Co., London, England 1886 - First British Edition (second edition overall) published in London 9 January 1886, 4 days after the U.S. first edition. Very Good original peach binding. Front and back covers are strong and intact. Binding slightly loose on several pages toward back, but most pages tight. Some fraying on corners and ends of spine. Exterior slightly soiled. Small stains at upper right hand corner. Light writing erased but slightly visible on front cover. Small bookseller label (Gilbert & Field, London) appears at bottom right of page facing half title page. Light pencil mark erased but visible on main title page. Minor foxing to several pages (inc. title page and inscription page). Ghosting on front and back end papers. This book is part of the personal library of Mr. Thomas Creed, who came to the US from England and owned Creed's Book Store, adjacent to Sather Gate at UC Berkeley, during the 1920s and 1930s. To see all of our collection, click on Bookseller Info below and 'List This Seller's Books'. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ANNA KARENINA

      Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., New York 1886 - Item 9018 Lev Nikolayevich TolstoI, ANNA KARENINA,Ranslated by Nathan Haskell Dole Book Description: viii, 769pp, 4pp adverts. Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., NY (1886). *1st English language edition. Brown cloth with Imperial Crest on front cover & smallercrest on spine. Head & tail of spine sl. worn, covers v. sl. marked,otherwise a very good copy of the first American edition. Translated by Natha. Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., New York Publication Date: 1886 Binding: Hard Cover Book Condition: Very Good Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket Edition: First Edition. (13.5X19.5) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Meditation of the Old Fisherman. IN: The Irish Monthly, October 1886, No. 160, Vol. XIV.

      Dublin: W.H. Gill & Son. 1886 4pp ads preceding text. pp.513-572. Orig. blue printed wraps; sl. loss to front wrap near head of spine, otherwise good.One of Yeats' earliest published poems, predating the first 'major' poem,

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        The Star Guide; A List of the Most Remarkable Celestial Objects Visible with Small Telescopes with Their Positions for Every Tenth Day in the Year and Other Astronomical Information

      Published by Macmillan & Co., London First Edition . London 1886. - First edition hard back binding in publisher's original royal blue cloth covers, gilt lettering to the spine and the upper panel. Quarto. 10½'' x 6½''. Contains xvi, 50, vi printed pages of text followed by illustrated advertisements of Astronomical Telescopes. Small neat ink notes made to the margins to some months, extensive notes and illustrations of the positions of axis of the Equator made to both sides of the rear free end paper. Ink name to the front paste down, minor rubbing to the cloth edges, without any foxing with the contents being in fine fresh and clean condition. Member of the P.B.F.A. ASTRONOMY & COSMOLOGY [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA Member]
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        The George Catlin Indian Gallery in the U.S. National Museum (Smithsonian Institution) with Memoir and Statistics

      Smithsonian Institution, 1886, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition. Contains sections on Indian Portrairs (pp11-230), Landscapes (pp231-383), Customs, Dress, Habits & Manners (pp388-421), Catlin's Itinerary (pp423-700), Memoir of Catlin (pp701-718), and various other reports covering India Matters (pp718-915). 7 pages, 939 pages, 140 plates, 4 folding maps. Collated and checked. The complete bound volume of the Annual Report of the Board of Regents. In spendid condition, with a very sound binding, no loose pages, folding maps with no tears, and plates clean and bright throughout. No foxing or marking. Original black cloth, with lettering to spine a faded. Library bookplate on front pastedown, no other markings. An uncommonly good example of this work. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Smithsonian Institution; United States; 19th century; Inventory No: 197045.

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        KIDNAPPED: Being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751

      London: Cassell and Company. 1886. First edition [second issue]. Publisher's original green cloth with gilt titles to the spine. Black coated endpapers. Fold out map frontispiece. Catalogue to the rear. An excellent better than very good copy, the spine tips a little bumped, the cloth clean and the binding firm. The contents are entirely complete and without previous owner's inscriptions but with a small stationers blind stamp to the front endpaper. The hinges remain firm and without repair and other than some minor foxing to the text block edge the book is clean and bright throughout. A very attractive example in entirely original condition. Second issue, with the corrected text to pages 40, 64 and 101 and with the adverts to the rear dated July 1886 Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        Songs on Angling, Etc.

      New York: Privately Printed, 1886. One of 25 copies. 20 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Printed paper wrappers, lacking rear cover, disbound; with the NY Public Library stamp on front cover and title page. One of 25 copies. 20 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. RARE. Bruns F-112 (not seen, but cited by him as seen by Wetzel); Wetzel p. 140

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        War and Peace

      Gottsberger, 1886 A near fine first edition in English of the epic novel. Six volumes in original cloth. True first editions first states with all title pages dated 1886 and with the proper Gottsberger imprint on versos. Previous owner's name and address written on verso of front free end paper on all volumes, and a book plate attached to all front paste-downs. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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        Timbouctou. Voyage au Maroc, au Sahara et au Soudan. Traduit de l?allemand avec l?autorisation de l?auteur par Pierre Lehautcourt et contenant 27 gravures et une carte. Tome premier et tome second.

      Hachette 1886 1887, Paris, - XII - 467 + 438pages, Plats papier marbré, auteur, titre, tomaison et filets dorés au dos à faux nerfs. Page de garde en papier marbré. Belle reliure. Quelques faibles rousseurs marginales sur le haut des 7 dernières pages du tome premier, autrement bel exemplaire. Carte géographique présente à la fin du tome premier en très bon état, mais détachée de la reliure.

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        Alice‘s Adventures Under Ground. Being a facsimile of the original ms. book afterwards developed into „Alice‘s Adventures in Wonderland“.

      London-New York, Macmillan and Co., 1886. 8°. Mit 37 tlw. ganzs. Illustrationen des Autors. 8 Bll., 95 (1) S., 2 Bll., Roter OLwd.-Bd. m. goldgepr. Deckelfileten, goldgepr. Deckel- u. Rückentitel, goldgepr. Vignette a. Rückendeckel u. dreiseitigem Goldschnitt. Erstausgabe dieses Faksimiles der Manuskriptvorlage von „Alice im Wunderland“, eines der weltweit bekanntesten Kinderbücher. - Ecken u. Kapitale etw. bestoßen. Einband min. fleckig. Rücken u. seitliche Deckelränder verblasst. Zeitgen. Name a. Vortitelblatt (dat. „1891“). Eine Zeile des Titels m. Rotstiftunterstreichung. Vorsätze etw. stockfleckig. - Versand D: 12,00 EUR Carroll, Alice‘s Adventures Under Ground. Being a facsimile of the original ms. book afterwards developed into „Alice‘s Adventures in Wonderland“, Alice im Wunderland

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        Seaweed and Algea Specimens

      perhaps, Santa Cruz, California, et al, c. 1886. Hardcover. Very Good. Half ornately gilt-ruled morocco and mottled cloth, "Moss Album" stamped on upper board; 227 x 305 mm; contains 74 leaves with a large seaweed or algea specimens mounted to the recto only. Backstrip perished; boards detached. Contents, on the other hand, are in excellent condition, very nicely preserved and suitable for display. Some specimens are arranged in decorative shapes (a wreath, a heart, the name "Lulu"), with tiny shells, a ribbon, or (once) a little hand-drawn card (coastal scene, labeled "Santa Cruz"). Most, however, are straightforward and simple -- unlabelled, and unadorned. This untrained cataloguer believes she spies: Soranthera ulvoidea, Sargassum muticum, Gracilariopsis sjoestedtii, Fucus gardneri, Desmarestia aculeata, and Sarcodiotheca gaudichaudii. Our only clue to the compiler's identity is the signature of Mrs. J. C. Toll, Santa Cruz, August 12th, 1886.

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        Our Own Pompeii

      William Blackwood, UK 1886 - 1st Edition 1893. Two volumes. Presentation inscription form the author to his mother. An early science fiction novel which is a satire on contemporary attitutes and features a pleasure city on the Riviera which proves too expensive to run. Books are good+ and quite bright. Boards lightly rubbed in places. Spines lightened and edges/spine tips rubbed in places. Contents good with very light foxing blotches to some pages. Rare set. More images can be taken upon request. Ref 11128 Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Les illuminations. Notice par Paul Verlaine.

      Parijs, La Vogue, 1886. Original wrappers. 104 p. Uncut. Printed in 200 numbered copies. First edition. The original wrappers of this book are very fragile and usually missing. In this case, they are not quite complete and have been professionally restored. The spine is missing, traces of sellotape on upper and lower cover. A crossed-out name on the title has caused an elongated inkstain.* Our copy has a relatively low number: #54 of the nrs. 31-200 on papier de Hollande.

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        The Naval Annual. All 14 Vol. between 1886 and 1900, with 5 Presentation Copies of Lord Brassey.

      Griffin, Portsmouth - 1886-1900. Each vol. complete with all photos and sketches as issued. Including five presentation copies SIGNED WITH COMPLIMENTS BY LORD BRASSEY (glued to title page in 1894 and 1895, directly written on title p. in 1887,1897 and 1898). Five vol. with heavy bumping and some loss to top and bottom of spine (see photos). Spine of 8 volumes bleached to a leathery brown/beige. Hinges partly cracked, but binding still firm (vol. 1887 a bit wobbly). +++ Outside condition fair to VG; inside condition VG to near fine: pages slightly tanned, pages with ship sketches bright and clean, no marks, very little and rare foxing. +++ Vol. 1893 w. small owner¿s name on title p.; vol. 1896 and 1900 previously owned by Blohm & Voss, the Hamburg shipbuilders (Exlibris on rear of front board and a stamp on title), but without any ex-library marks or remnants; the rest (11 volumes) without signs of ownership. +++ These volumes are part of a complete collection of all 109 issues between 1886 and 1999 ¿ please use the «Ask Bookseller» button and we'll be pleased to help with further information about shipping discount etc. +++ From non-smoking household. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        There is No Natural Religion

      London: Quaritch, 1886. No. 40 of 50 copies, signed by Muir. William Muir facsimile. Preface leaf and 21 plates, all hand colored save for On Homer's Poetry. 1 vols. 4to. Printed wrappers. Some splitting and marginal chipping, internally fine. Brown morocco backed folding case. No. 40 of 50 copies, signed by Muir. William Muir facsimile. Preface leaf and 21 plates, all hand colored save for On Homer's Poetry. 1 vols. 4to. Muir Facsimile. Includes the title-page and All Religions are One, and Muir's own version of the missing plate b5. The "Preface," dated 1886, indicates that the facsimile is based on plates "in the British Museum [copy A] and from some papers in my own possession [copy L]." The last leaf of the facsimile is the single page On Homer's Poetry. Bentley, Blake Books, 249g

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        A Sketch of the Career of Richard F Burton

      London: Waterlow & Sons, 1886. First Edition. Original Paper Covered Boards. VG to vg+. collected from Men of Eminence, from Sir Richard and Lady Burton's Own works, from the press, from personal knowledges and other various reliable sources. 96 pp, orig. photo of Burton as frontis. Penzer p 305, 306. Early biography of the noted linguist, adventurer and explorer. Black cardboard covers, printed in gold. Usual wear at corners and chipping of spine. Nice inside. Scarce. WITH a one page orig. prospectus for the book. Not often seen listed with prospectus.

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        Milton, a Poem in 2 Books

      Edmonton: John Pearson for Bernard Quaritch, 1886. One of 50 copies, number 30 struck through on wrapper and title page, and inscribed in Muir's hand "Saturday Review". Pp. [1, blank], [2, printed title page], [3-7, Preface]. With 45 hand-colored plates in facsimile by William Muir, plus 3 pp. facsimile letter at end. 1 vols. 4to. Full autumn leaf morocco gilt, preserving wrappers, t.e.g., by Roger de Coverly. Light rubbing to front joint. Fine. Cloth slipcase. One of 50 copies, number 30 struck through on wrapper and title page, and inscribed in Muir's hand "Saturday Review". Pp. [1, blank], [2, printed title page], [3-7, Preface]. With 45 hand-colored plates in facsimile by William Muir, plus 3 pp. facsimile letter at end. 1 vols. 4to. Blake's Milton: the Muir Facsimile in Special Binding. Notes Bentley: "[Gilchrist's 'Life'] not only multiplied the prices of his works, but it encouraged the publication of facsimiles. Of these, the most ambitious, and the most conspicously successful, were those…produced at The Blake Press at Edmonton by William Muir and his family and friends. Twelve works in Illuminated printing were issued between 1884 and 1890, printed and coloured by hand at great trouble and with considerable success. … The size of the edition was small, but their influence was appreciable, and their scope has only been equalled in recent times by the facsimiles of the Blake Trust." The MILTON facsimile was made from Copy A (1804-08), the British Museum copy; it has 45 hand-colored plates. Muir includes a three-page facsimile letter from Blake to Hayley, dated March 16, 1804, explaining the poem. It is preceded by five pages of printed text, consisting of a letter by Muir to Prince Victor of Hohenloft-Langenburg, "Your Serene Highness, and my Kind Patron" describing Blake's career and work; it mentions that the Milton is "the most difficult" of the facsimilies he has done so far, and that it has taken two years to complete. Muir's price for this facsimile was ten guineas, the highest of any of his productions. REMARKABLE. RARE. Keynes 217f; Bentley pp. 28-9

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        TYPES JAPONAIS Quarante Planches Dessinees et Lithographs DAI NIPPON TEIKOKU K

      Tokio 1886. Black cloth spine over original illustrated. boards, very solid, corner wear, 40 lithographic plates,[40]. pages, bookplate, 28.5 x 20.5 cm., tissue guards.. FIRST & ONLY EDITION. EARLY MEIJI PERIOD JAPANESE WOMAN ARTIST DRAWINGS OF JAPAN . . AN EXCELLENT AND RARE EXAMPLE OF A JAPANESE WOMAN ARTIST'S . . GRAPHIC WORK IN THE MEIJI PERIOD: . This is an RARE example of a Japanese woman's drawing and depictions of native Japanese life in the mid-1880's. . Each drawing is numbered, with caption, and signed by the artist in the stone. . All images are with buff background, and black outline sketched, with charming skill and sensitivity. . One is "signed" by the artist in Romaji with a back wards "n" in a quaint display of the "avant-garde" use of Western alphabet during the Meiji period. Obviously anyone etching anything on stone means the opposite or 'mirror image' is what turns out to be the print. When the artist signed her work its fully expected that her name would read back wards. All others are stone-signed in Romaji by her. . SUBJECTS OF THE DRAWINGS: . A very nice insight to the Japanese at their daily life, chores, activities and diversions, including Kendo [a kind of sword fighting practice], warriors, workers, musicians, nobility, a humble shoe maker, a hair dresser and a host of Japanese women wearing the traditional Kimono in their daily life activities. . *** WHO WAS THE ARTIST WATANABE YUKOH: . Watanabe Yukoh [1856-1942] was a painter, daughter of Goseda Horyu. Pupil of her father and of her brother, Yoshimatsu. Wife of Watanabe Bunzaburo. She exhibited her work at sponsored exhibitions. She taught Western-style painting at a girl's school, became a pioneer in women's education. Specialized in portraiture, but also made lithographs of Japanese genre scenes, this work is an excellent example. * The cover of this album shows a very nice example of a self-portrait of the artist in her studio, painting what looks like a Buddhist Monk or Shinto Priest. In the lower left are two cinnabar-red Hanko [seals], most likely her own Hanko [seals or chops]. . *** THE GENRE OF THE MEIJI PERIOD: At this very early time in Meiji Japan, there were very few women artists who openly produced and provided art work for her own book. This is a great example of a liberated and most independent-minded Japanese woman's production of examples of her art for the world audience. The title page is written in French, indicating consideration that her book would be distributed in France. Indeed a very rare example. . Few other Japanese women left their artistic in terms of a published and illustrated book, leaving her mark on this period in Japanese art history. *** REFERENCES: Yokohama Bijutsu Kan: BAKUMATSU, MEIJI NO YOKOHAMA TEN: YOKOHAMA 1859-1899: New Visions, New Representations, she is listed on pp. 131-132, diagram numbers 173-174, cited & illustrated. * ROBERTS, Laurance P.: A DICTIONARY OF JAPANESE ARTISTS: PAINTING, SCULPTURE, CERAMICS, PRINTS, LACQUER, lists her on p.194. * YOKOHAMA MUSEUM OF ART.:SELECTED WORKS FROM THE COLLECTION, 1989. see p.66-67,#29, with biography of the artist in English & Japanese. *** Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Anna Karenina

      New York: Thomas Y. Crowell and Co, 1886. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Brown cloth with gilt stamping, floral endpapers. First American edition, first printing. No other titles listed opposite monogrammed title page. Good. Front and rear inner hinges inexpertly repaired with glue. Pages a bit toned. General rubbing and wear to cloth, heavier at corners and shallow loss at spine ends. The rare first appearance of Tolstoy's classic novel in the English language.

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        Vorläufige Anzeige! Circus Ed. Wulff am Isarthor-Platz. Erste Vorstellung am 11. September.

      München, G. Schuh & Cie., (1886).. Plakat mit typograph. Text in breiter Bordüre. Auf grünem Papier. Blattgr.: 120 x 81 cm. Der hervorragendste Vertreter der deutschen Kunstreiterfamilie Wulff war der Direktor Eduard Wulff, geboren am 26. Juli 1851 in Passau als Sohn des Zirkusbesitzers Lorenz Wulff; 1902 musste er Bankrott anmelden und seine Pferde an den tschechischen Zirkusdirektor Karel Kludský verkaufen. - Das imposante Plakat hervorragend erhalten!

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        Vorläufige Anzeige! Circus Ed. Wulff am Isarthor-Platz. Erste Vorstellung am 11. September.

      München, G. Schuh & Cie., (1886). - Plakat mit typograph. Text in breiter Bordüre. Auf grünem Papier. Blattgr.: 120 x 81 cm. Der hervorragendste Vertreter der deutschen Kunstreiterfamilie Wulff war der Direktor Eduard Wulff, geboren am 26. Juli 1851 in Passau als Sohn des Zirkusbesitzers Lorenz Wulff; 1902 musste er Bankrott anmelden und seine Pferde an den tschechischen Zirkusdirektor Karel Kludský verkaufen. - Das imposante Plakat hervorragend erhalten!

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        SCIENTIFIC ROMANCES: [FIRST SERIES] .

      London: Swan Sonnenschein, Lowrey & Co., 1886 - Octavo, pp. [1-3] 4-229 [230: blank], original maroon cloth, front panel stamped in gold and ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, t.e.g., brown coated endpapers. First edition, the rare first issue with cancel title leaf, earliest binding with no star on spine panel and publisher's monogram at bottom of same. A collection of five science essays and stories first published by Sonnenschein in as five separate paperbound booklets between 1884 and 1886 and subsequently collected in a single clothbound volume published in 1886. C. H. Hinton was concerned with finding ways of expanding the mind beyond the confines it had been taught to accept as final. His interest in the fourth dimension was the outcome of this search. In the famous analogy, pioneered by Hinton himself in A PLANE WORLD (1886) and by Edwin A. Abbott in FLATLAND (1884), a being of two dimensions would not be able to perceive a three dimensional object, such as a cube, and would perceive it in two dimensions only, as a square. In the same way, a man is not able to perceive any four dimensional objects, and if any are encountered, he explains them in terms of the familiar three dimensions. Hinton's fate was to be the inspiration for other men. His SCIENTIFIC ROMANCES provided ideas that may have influenced the early work of H. G. Wells and his speculations on multi-dimensionality inspired the more famous speculations of P. D. Ouspensky. See Rudy Rucker, "Life in the Fourth Dimension: C. H. Hinton and His Scientific Romances," Foundation 18 (January 1980), 12-18. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 1- 98 and (2004) II-530. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1097. Locke, Voyages in Space (2011) V367. Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890-1950, pp. 5-6 and 137. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 29. Bleiler (1978), p. 100. Reginald 07231. See Topp IX, pp. 98, 100, and 105. Cloth a trifle sunned and just a bit rubbed at head of spine panel and corner tips, a very good copy. (#90535) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Christian iconography volumes 1 and 2

      G. Bell & Sons Ltd 1886 - 1886. 508, 452 pages. No dust jacket. This is an ex-Library book. Blue marbled boards with gilt lettering and both contain b&w illustrations. Pages are slightly yellowed with light scuffing to text block edge and includes ex library inserts to the front pastedown. Vol I has inscription to the title page and both have light thumb prints. Binding is firm with light corner bumping and staining to boards. Spine is tanned with light shelf wear and rubbing to the edges. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        War and Peace, Volume One: Before Tilsit

      London: Vizetelly and Company, 1886. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First British edition, first printing. (Title page dated 1886 with no additional editions indicated. Precedes the Gottsberger edition as the first translation in English.) vii, 429 pp. Rebound in half leather with marbled paper and endpapers, gilt spine stamping. Volume 1 only, from a set of 3. Very Good condition. Moderate foxing to endpapers, very lightly here and there in text. Text quite legible. Binding slightly irregular on a few signatures, with a few slightly protruding or hinges a little free. Light rubbing to edges of cover. A nice copy of a very scarce edition.

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        Rossetti, Dante Gabriel- Certificate of Copyright, The Library of Congress] The Blessed Damozel

      - 4to sheet with manuscript title on back, "Certificate of Copyright of The Blessed Damozel, Nov 6/86." The original document signed and executed in fountain pen. November 16, 1886. Copyright for The Blessed Damozel by Dante Gabriel Rossetti With Drawing by Kenyon Cox." "Dodd Mead and Company, New York," etc. Signed by A. R. Spofford of the Library of Congress. There is also a small note in pencil stating "Renewed No 13, 1914." A most scarce survival. Dodd, Mead's book was issued in huge folio format with heavy thick vellum covers, ornate gilt designs and superb illustrations by Kenyon Cox.

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        Montmartre Illustré.

      Imprimerie F. Bouchy, Paris 1886 - 3 livraisons in-4 de 4 pp. chacune, en feuilles. Collection complète des 3 seules livraisons parues ; du n°1, 9 mai 1886 au n° 3, dimanche 23 mai 1886. Rare périodique montmartrois créé par le poète ouvrier cordonnier Savinien Lapointe, Charles Duval et Henry Mayence. Les articles du premier numéro son signé And. Rops, Savinien Lapointe, L. Dupré, Emile de Saint Hilaire. La première page est illustrée d'une gravure d'Edmond Lefèvre : Le moulin de la Galette en 1865. Le nom de Savinien Lapointe ne figure plus sur la deuxième livraison, ni celui de Charles Duval ; la rédaction se trouve ainsi transformée : Directeur, Jules Senet, secrétaire de la rédaction, Emile Saint-Hilaire ; administrateur, Henry Mayence. Le dessin publié dans ce numéro est le même (par erreur) que celui paru dans le n° 1 ; les articles sont signés : Georges Hugon, Lucien Muller, L. Dupré. En première page du n°3 et dernier, figure aussi une gravure de Lefèvre : la Vielle rue St. Vincent, ancienne Ruelle St. Vincent. Les 2 dessins de Lefèvre furent réutilisés dans le n° 5 et n°6 du Montmartre artistique, littéraire. Joint : Affiche publicitaire pour le journal, calligraphiée et illustrée à l'encre de chine sur papier vert (325 x 25 mm). Dessin original à l'encre réhaussé de couleurs sur papier blanc, non signé et légendé : Henri Mayence à la recherche d'une cave de rédaction (185 x 120 mm). Convocation du parquet du Tribunal de première instance de la Seine, pré-imprimée et manuscrite à l'encre : Paris le 12 novembre 1885, Le Procureur de la République Invite M. Mayence Gustave, gérant de Montmartre, à se rendre au Palais de Justice, le prochain jour de. à 5 heures au sujet du journal sus désigné (modification du titre et renseignement à compléter sa déclaration du 11 courant. Monsieur Mayence, 47 rue Gabrielle.1 feuillet (19X12,5). Maurice Artus, Essai de Bibliographie de la Presse montmartroise : Journaux et canards, in La Société du Vieux Montmartre, 49e et 50e fascicules, juillet-décembre 1905. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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