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        Monumentos arquitectónicos de España.

      Madrid, Calcografía Nacional, 1859[-1886]. - 89 instalments. 1mo (74.5 x 60 cm). With 280 lithographed and engraved plates, including 58 chromolithographs, 12 tinted lithographs and several printed in a single colour. Text in Spanish and French in parallel columns, with decorated chromolithographed initials. Each instalment in its original publisher's printed palladian blue paper wrapper. First edition, in its 89 original instalments, of a monumental series giving an overview of classical Spanish architecture, heavily influenced by Spain's Islamic past. Besides accompanying text in Spanish and French, each part contains 2 to 4 very large plates giving views, plans and details of the architectural monuments and its artistic decorations and ornaments, all of great artistic quality. The monuments include: the Mosque of Cristo de la Luz, the Monasterio de San Juan de los Reyes, the Mosque of Tornerías, the Complutense University of Madrid, the Alhambra Complex, the Santiago Archpriestal Church in Villena, etc. Even the architectural styles of "Christian" buildings like cathedrals and churches, are heavily influenced by Islamic architecture, this symbiosis of Christian and Islamic architecture is known as the Mudéjar style. The text accompanying the plates is divided over several non-consecutive instalments, occasionally skipping instalments or combining texts, so production of the instalments could happen simultaneously. Several copies are found with the chapters and accompanying plates bound following the correct order of the texts instead of the order of the original instalments. Nonetheless the publishing took decades and was for a long time put on hold and later continued under the direction of José Gil Dorregaray, whose dead in 1882 would lead to the end of the series in 1886, leaving several of the texts unfinished. With embossed library stamp on plates. The text and plates with some foxing, but otherwise good. Most of the wrappers are separated along the spine and have some small tears along the edges, but are also still good. Calcografía Nacional: Cat. General II (2004), pp. 578-613, nos. 4774-5038 (listing all illustrations and artists); Cat. lib. Clarence H. Clark (1888), pp. 1038-1046 (giving descriptions of texts and plates); Palau 179936; not in Atabey; BAL; Blackmer; Millard, Italian and Spanish Books. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Raphaël, Pages De La Vingtième Année. Dix Compositions Par Ad. Sandoz Gravées à l'Eau-forte Par Champollion

      Maison Quantin, Paris 1886 - Edition publiée par les soins de la Société propriétaire des Oeuvres de Lamartine. Un volumes in-octavo de (6), 292 pages, illustré de dix compositions en noir hors texte protégées par des serpentes de Sandoz; quelques infimes rousseurs en marges des gravures et en gouttière. Reliure de l'époque signée de Joly, en plein maroquin vert-bronze, triples filets d'encadrement dorés sur les plats, doubles filets sur les coupes, dentelle intérieure dorée, gardes de papier polychrome à la cuve façon plumes de paon. Dos à 5 faux nerfs très richement orné de caissons chargés de fleurons losangés, de filets de palmettes, le tout dorés. Titre en tête dorés. Tiré à 1100 exemplaires, n° 417. Size: In-8 (16.5 x 23.5 cm) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Great Cathedrals of the World. 2 vols.

      Haskell & Post, Boston, 1886, - ALLEN, Fred H. The Great Cathedrals of the World. One Hundred and Thirty Full-Page Plates, executed in photogravure; with explanatory and descriptive text. [In Two Volumes]. Boston : Haskell & Post, (1886). Pp 308. Large folio, brown pebbled cloth with original wrappers bound in, leather labels to spines. Light wear to outer hinges, else vg. the set for 900.00 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      New York: Charles L. Webster, 1886. First edition. Very nice bright copies with almost no wear. First edition. Two volumes. "Shoulder Strap Edition". 584p; 647p. Bound in publisher's green cloth with gilt spine and cover titles, the spines with the General's four stars on a black ground, the upper covers with round gilt medallion featuring the bust of Grant, the lower covers with the medallion's reverse.

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        Pages retrouvées EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier

      Paris: Gustave Charpentier & Cie, 1886. Fine. Gustave Charpentier & Cie, Paris 1886, 15,5x19cm, relié. - First edition, one of 50 numbered copies on Holland paper, only 10 leading copies after Japan. Binding half morocco burgundy with corners, back with five nerves set with ornate golden dotted double golden boxes decorated with golden typographical reasons, some traces of abrasion on the joints, framing of double net gilded on marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, gilded head on witnesses, a blunt corner, elegant binding sucesseur signed Thierry Petit-Simier. Small black spots on a white guard. Pleasant copy wide-margined set in an elegant contemporary binding signed Thierry. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 50 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, seuls grands papiers après 10 Japon. Reliure en demi maroquin bordeaux à coins, dos à cinq nerfs sertis de pointillés dorés orné de doubles caissons dorés agrémentés de motifs typographiques dorés, quelques traces de frottements sur les mors, encadrement de doubles filets dorés sur les plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tête dorée sur témoins, un coin émoussé, élégante reliure signée de Thierry sucesseur de Petit-Simier. Petites taches noires sur une garde blanche. Agréable exemplaire à toutes marges établi dans une élégante reliure de l'époque signée de Thierry.

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        Les Aventures de Huck Finn l'Ami de Tom Sawyer. Traduit avec l'autorisation de l'auteur. Illustrations par Achille Sirouy.

      Paris: Bibliotheque Novelle De La Jeunesse, A Hennuyer, Imprimeur-Editeur, (1886).. Premiere edition . 276 Seiten. 22,5 cm. Originalleinen mit farbiger Deckelillustration. Einband etwas fleckig und mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren , die Seiten durchgehend stärker stockfleckig ( rousseurs!), sonst gutes Exemplar der ERSTEN FRANZÖSISCHEN AUSGABE.

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        Livre de Prières Tissé d?après les Enluminures des Manuscrits du XIVe au XVIe Siècle

      Lyon: R. P. J. Hervier, dessinateur; A. Henry Fabricant, for A. Roux, 1886-1887. Small 4to, [6], 43, [1] (= 50) pp., 3 full-page & 1 half-page miniatures, various styles of decorative borders & initials throughout; woven entirely in silver-gray and black silk. Original crushed purple morocco by Kauffmann-Petit, raised bands, richly decorated doublures in a mosaic style,top & bottom edges gilt; in perfect condition. Of the greatest rarity. First and only edition of the only illustrated book ever successfully woven on a machine loom, presaging the advent of computer typesetting, imaging, and printing. Using the punch-card system of the Jacquard looms, a process which prefigured the computer in uncanny details, programmed perforations in the cards controlled the weaving movements of the hooks manipulating the threads. The workers at Jacquard were eventually able to program a loom to weave images and text from ancient Books of Hours into a book; this is thus the first example of a ?computer-generated? book and marks the birth of desk-top publishing. The book was created from over 100,000 punch cards programmed to weave 400 woof threads per square inch (demanding machine movements of not more than a tenth of a millimeter); it took two years and close to fifty trials runs before a copy was successfully completed. Paul Marais, ?Livre de Prières tissé? in Bulletin du Bibliophile, 1889, pages 163-66. Bowden, Faster than Thought: The Invention of Perforated Cards by M. Jacquard, London: 1953, pages 23, 350-1 & 379-80. Vicaire V, 341. {Sandra Hindman?s description for reference only] Of the utmost rarity, this wholly unorthodox Book of Prayers is entirely machine woven of gray and black silk, using the Jacquard system of punched-cards in Lyon in the late nineteenth century. It is evidently the only woven book ever produced, and the technique anticipates computer programming. Its illustrative program draws widely on fresco painting of the Italian Renaissance and French manuscript illumination by Jean Bourdichon and of the Duke of Berry. A splendid signed Art Nouveau binding adorns the book. [4] 6 + 44 + [4] = 58 pp, small in 4o, 43 numbered pages, plus 6 printed preliminary pages, plus 4 pages front and back of mounted silk, unprinted, text block 168 x 138 mm., one half-page, three full-page illustrations, in addition to various styles of decorative borders and initials throughout on every page, woven entirely in silver-gray and black silk. Fine binding of dark brown levant morocco by Kaufmann Petit, art nouveau Parisian binders, brown silk doublures, in pristine condition, with a marbled slipcase and chemise, brown morocco spine, elaborately gilt. Dimensions 175 x 138 mm. PROVENANCE 1. Woven in Lyon, perhaps passing through the Parisian agent J. Kauffmann, this is one of between 50 or 60 books printed with silver and black thread on silk looms that were programmed using the punched-card system developed by Joseph-Marie Jacquard (1752-1834). Evidently books were all custom bound when sold, and they remained in stock for some years (suggesting that the production was not a huge success). It is said that 50 were printed, but to the best of our knowledge there is no actual record of the original edition. 2. The Library of Jacques Levy (Istanbul 1905-New York 1980). TEXT p. v, Half-title page, ?Livre de Prieres?; p. v1, Monogram (left blank); p. vi, Title-page, ?Livre de Prieres Tissé d?après les enluminures des manuscrits du XIVe au XVIe siècle. Lyon mdccclxxxvi?; p. viii, official sanction of the content of the volume, incipit, ?Varias precum formulas,? with the date September 8, 1886 and the name of Cardinal Louis-Marie Claverot, archbishop of Lyon and Vienne, with his arms and motto, along with the archiepiscopal arms of Lyon and the motto ?Prima sedes Galliarum,? a reference to the importance of the city as a seat of Christian faith from the late second century on; pp. 1-10, ?Les Prières du Matin et du Soir?; pp. 11-24, ?Le saint Sacrifice de la Messe?; pp. 35-32, ?La Messe de Mariage?; pp. 33-43, Prayers, for Communion (p. 33), to the Sacrament (p. 36), to the Holy Spirit (p. 38), to the Holy Virgin (p. 39), diverse prayers (p. 42); p. [44], ?Table des matières?; This is the only illustrated book ever successfully woven on a machine loom, and it was produced in this single edition. The Livre de Prières anticipated the advent of computer programming and automation. Using the punch-card system of the Jacquard looms, which prefigured the computer in uncanny details, programmed perforations in the cards controlled the weaving movement of the hooks manipulating the threads. The sequence of punched cards was fastened together in a chain, and the chain passed over needles, which were fastened to the warp threads. If there was no punched hole, the warp thread remained compressed. If there was a punched hole, the warp thread would engage. It is not known how many punch cards it took to produce this book, but estimates are between 200,000 and 500,000 cards programmed in order to weave 400 woof threads per 2.5 cm. (approximately one square inch), demanding machine movements of not more than a tenth of a millimeter. Fine quality gray and black silk threads were used. It took two years and close to fifty trials before a copy was successfully completed. Once woven, the fragile sheets of silk were carefully folded in half (the recto of one page on the left and the verso of the preceding page on the right) and glued over a piece of cardboard that served to give the necessary stiffening to the delicate fabric. Bindings were custom made at the time of purchase, a practice also followed in some early printed books, such as incunables. The present copy, for example, was bound only fifteen years after printing. Some examples were also luxuriously boxed. The production won prizes in its day. It was displayed in 1889 in the Lyon Pavillion at the Universal Exposition, featured by the firm J. A. Henry, whose textiles were highly reputed. The firm won a ?grand prix? at the 1889 Exposition. The art historian and authority on medieval illumination, Henri Martin praised the imprint (see Randall, 1981, p. 662, n. 34), and the curator of the Bibliothèque Mazarine, Paul Marais, wrote an article on the production, in which he wondered whether in the twentieth century woven books could be bought in department stores, but concluded that the book would remain but a ?curiosity.? And, well it has. The punched cards served as the primary inspiration for the famous ?Analytical Engine? conceived by Charles Babbage (1791-1871) often considered to be the ?father of the computer?); see on the punched-card system of the Jacquard looms and its relationship to early computers, Bowden, 1951, pp. 23, 350-51, and 379-80. The ?Analytical Engine? possessed striking parallels with the modern computer. Computer science enthusiasts and bibliophile collectors have seized on the book?s special relationship to the computer. There is, according to Randall, a Jacquard loom and woven pictures produced by this method on view at the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, D.C. (Randall, 1981, p. 667, n. 28). ILLUSTRATION Every page is surrounded by border decoration of considerable variety; listed below are the major illustrations: p. ix, Nativity; p. 12, Crucifixion; p. 16, Virgin and Child surrounded by Music-Playing Angels; p. 33, Christ with the Virgin and St. John the Baptist (half-page). The designer?s use of facsimile illustrations of manuscript illumination has been treated by L. Randall (1981). She notes that Hervier (whose identity she was unable to discover) used a composite manuscript facsimile entitled the Imitation de Jésus-Christ published by Gruel and Engelmann in the late 1870s or early 1880s. The donor portraits that occur in the Lyon imprint on pp. 1 and 4 occur also in the Imitation, plates XXXI-XXXII, and these plates in turn copy a manuscript from Ghent, datable to c. 1425 made for Elizabeth van Munte and Daniel Rym now on the Walters Art Museum (W. 166). Two of the large illustrations, the Nativity and Christ with the Virgin and John the Baptist, were inspired by Italian Renaissance paintings?"respectively the Linaiouoli Triptych attributed then to Fra Angelico (the Nativity) and Raphael?s Disputà in the Stanza della Segnatura (cf. Randall, 1981, pp. 655-58). The Crucifixion derives from a painting by Fra Bartholomeo. The celebrated Jean Bourdichon, made popular by the facsimile of the Grandes Heures of Anne of Brittany published by Engelmann and Graf between 1846 and 1849, influenced much of the border decoration. The title page is indebted to the Grandes Heures du duc de Berry (BnF, MS lat. 919, f. 86), surely also available in facsimile during the period. With regard to its illustrative content, the Livre de Prières exemplifies nineteenth-century attitudes toward manuscript illumination. Through editions such as Gruel?s Imitation de Jésus-Christ, devotional publishing sought to teach catechism to children and to promote ?good taste? through manuscript illumination. The Imitation de Jésus-Christ appeared in fascicules on the tenth, twentieth, and thirtieth day of each month, not unlike the serial publication of novels. With Gruel, Geoffreoy Engleman, later joined by Auguste Graf, held a near-exclusive on the production of the gift book, that is, books for the Mass, ?livres de raison,? and marriage books, churned out in large editions, but also sometimes written and illuminated entirely by hand by neo-Gothic artists. These facsimiles and the related neo-Gothic manuscripts went a long way toward forming a basis for the re-appreciation of medieval manuscript illumination on the eve of modern times. The Livre de Prières figures in that history of recovery. In some ways, it is an elegant, though unorthodox, version of the nineteenth-century gift book, entirely in keeping with the taste of the times (Hindman et al, 2001, esp. pp. 132-143). Comparing the Lyon imprint to gift books, Harthan declared it to be the ?final exaltation of the medieval Book of Hours? (Harthan, 1977, p. 174). It is difficult to determine how many copies of the Livre de Prières were printed and how many are extant, since there is no census of the edition. This is in part because the Livre de Prières falls between the cracks of traditional cataloguing, because the book is technically neither a printed book nor a manuscript. In addition to a copy in the Walters Art Museum, Baltimore (Randall, 1981), there are copies in the following North American institutions: Chicago, the Newberry Library; Chicago, the University of Chicago Special Collections; Denison Library, Scripps College; the Cincinnati Historical Society; the University of Delaware; the College of Saint Catherina, Saint Paul, Minnesota; the Pierpont Morgan Library, New York (see Randall, 1981, n. 30, and Laird, in Burlingham, 2001, no. 63, p. 131, for lists of copies in North America and abroad). LITERATURE Berthod, B. and E. Hardouin-Fugier. Paramentica, tissue Lyonnais et art sacré, 1800-1940, Lyon, Musée de Fouvière, 1992, no. 29. Bowden, Bertram V. Faster than thought, A Symposium on digital computing machines, London, 1953, pp. 23, 350-51, 379-80 (on the invention of perforated cards by M. Jacquard). Burlingham, Cynthia and Bruce Whiteman. The World from Here: Treasures of the Great Libraries of Los Angeles, exh. cat., Los Angeles, UCLA Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts and the Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, 2001, no. 63 (entry by Michael Laird). Eymard, Paul. Histoire du métier Jacquard, 3rd ser., Bk. 7, Lyon, 1863. Harthan, John. The Book of Hours, New York, 1977. Hindman, Sandra, et al. Manuscript Illumination in the Modern Age: Recovery and Reconstruction, Evanston, IL, 2001. Randall, L.M.C. ?A Nineteenth-Century ?Medieval? Prayerbook Woven in Lyon,? in Art the Ape of Nature. Studies in Honor of H. W. Janson, ed. Moshe Barasch and Lucy Freeman Sandler, pp. 651-668, New York, Harry Abrams, Inc., 1981. Marais, Paul. ?Note sur un Livre de Prières en Tissu de Sois,? Bulletin du Bibliophile, 1889, pp. 163-166. Vicaire, Georges. Manuel de l?Amateur de Livres du XIXe Siècle, 1801-1893, Paris, 1904, vol. 5, no. 341. Reference Number: 86 USD 55000

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        Madame Bovary

      London: Vizetelly & Co.,, 1886. Provincial Manners. Translation from the French Édition définitive by Eleanor Marx-Aveling. Octavo. Publisher's blue-green diagonal-ribbed cloth, titles in gilt on blue panel with gilt floral decoration, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, back cover ruled in blind and publisher's device in blind, black coated endpapers, edges untrimmed. Frontispiece with tissue guard, 5 plates. Spine slightly rolled and toned, extremities lightly rubbed, occasional very minor foxing to contents. An excellent copy. First edition in English of Flaubert's masterpiece. The translator was Karl Marx's daughter, then living openly with Edward Bibbens Aveling, a married man whose name she used in conjunction with her own. Flaubert's debut novel was five years in the making, and originally serialised in the Revue de Paris. It provoked charges of obscenity and immorality from the French government, resulting in a trial at which Flaubert was acquitted. The ensuing publicity also ensured that upon publication the book became a bestseller. The heroine of the novel, Emma Bovary, ultimately commits suicide by swallowing arsenic - a fate which also befell her translator, Eleanor Marx-Aveling.

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        Für Kunst und Wissenschaft" originales Aquarell auf braunem Papier ca.25x34cm; unter der Darstellung monogrammiert und datiert "1891"

      - Blatt aus dem Album/Gästebuch (aus den Jahren 1886 - 1898) der Münchner Mittwochsgesellschaft, die der Verleger Hugo Bruckmann (1863 - 1941) im Zentral-Café Ungerer, Dachauer Str. 9 gegründet hatte. Unter den Mitgliedern waren neben Seitz und Bruckmann der Verleger Edgar Hanfstaengl (1842-1910), die Maler August Leonhardi (1867 - 1931), Anton Mangold (1863 - 1907) und Moritz Röbbecke (1857 - 1916), Winfried von Miller (1854 - 1925) und Ludwig Scheuermann (1859 - 1911).

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      O. O., 25. VI. 1886.. 4 SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo.. An die Schriftstellerin Louise von Francois (1817-93): "Verehrte Freundin, freilich haben Sie mich mit Ihrer langen Pause zeitweilig beunruhigt u. ich habe meinen Winkelried versuchsweise ausgesendet, ob Sie denn völlig verstummt wären. Nun Gottlob, Sie leben und sind gesund! - Auch ich kann dieses Frühjahr nicht rühmen - begonnen viel und wenig beendigt. Sechs neue Novellen sind sozusagen schreibfertig d. h. in meinem Kopfe, auch der Roman hat Gestalt gewonnen, d. h. wieder in meinem Kopfe, niedergeschrieben ist wenig, ich werde einen schnelleren Schritt anschlagen, da ich mich gegenwärtig kräftig fühle. Meine kleine Frau dagegen pinselt mit Furia an der Copie eines herrlichen Calame, den sie sich bei einer Verwandten geliehen hat und mein Mädchen malt - nicht ohne einen gewissen Schönheitssinn - Buchstaben. Ich schicke sie für einmal einfach in die Dorfschule. So steht es hier. Wohin wir Dreie in die Ferien gehen, ist noch unentschieden, jedenfalls in die Höhe. - Ich habe mir in der letzten Zeit den Franzosen Flaubert angesehen, welcher sich aber erst aus seiner neulich veröffentlichten Correspondenz mit George Sand erklärt. - Von Besuchen nenne ich die Linggs und Rodenbergs, dann den von Frl. von Druskovich, welche ein philosophisches Buch geschrieben hat [d. i. "Moderne Versuche eines Religionsersatzes. Ein philosophischer Essay" (Heidelberg, 1886)]. Sie ist unverändert. Der bei Ihnen steckbrieflich verfolgte Kraszewski trinkt und badet in Schinznach im Aargau. Ich werde ihn dort als alten Bekannten wohl besuchen, obschon ich über seinen 'Landesverrat' nicht recht hinwegkommen kann. Kellers Salander ist weit realistischer als alles Frühere von ihm [...]". - Wohlerhalten. - Gedruckt in: Louise von Francois und Conrad Ferdinand Meyer. Ein Briefwechsel (2. Aufl., Berlin 1920), S. 189f.

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        Les Aventures de Huck Finn l'Ami de Tom Sawyer., Traduit avec l'autorisation de l'auteur. Illustrations par Achille Sirouy.

      Paris: Bibliotheque Novelle De La Jeunesse, A Hennuyer, Imprimeur-Editeur, (1886). - 276 Seiten. 22,5 cm. Einband etwas fleckig und mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren , die Seiten durchgehend stärker stockfleckig ( rousseurs!), sonst gutes Exemplar der ERSTEN FRANZÖSISCHEN AUSGABE. Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1200 Originalleinen mit farbiger Deckelillustration

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        Eisenwerke oder Ornamentik der Schmiedekunst des Mittelalters und der Renaissance (dann: fortgesetzt bis zum Jahre 1760). 2 Bände.

      Frankfurt, Keller, 1885-, 1886. - Folio, circa 36,5 x 28,5 cm. 38 SS., 1 Bl.; 25 SS., 1 Bl., 84+84 = 168 gestochene Tafeln Halb-Leder d. Zt. mit Rückenvergoldung Vgl. Vinet S. 264 u. Thieme-B. XVI 240 f. Sehr seltene Buchausgabe des ursprünglich in 14 Lieferungen erschienenen Werkes mit 168 Tafeln, die Eisenbeschläge, Schlösser, Schlüssel, Kisten, Leuchter, Gitter, Besteck u.a. zeigen. Der Herausgeber Jakob Heinrich von Hefner-Alteneck (1811-1903) war zunächst Konservator des königlichen Kupferstich- und Handzeichnungskabinetts in München und ab 1868 Generalkonservator der Kunstdenkmäler Bayerns sowie Direktor des Bayerischen Nationalmuseums, um dessen Aufbau er sich sehr verdient machte. - Nur gering gebräunt, wenige Tafeln mit kleinen Einrissen ohne Verlust, sonst sauber und schön, gut gebunden, komplett mit allen Tafeln. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Demos, A Story of English Socialism

      London: Smith, Elder & Co, 1886. First edition. [iv], 315; [iv], 296; [iv], 295 pp. 3 vols. 8vo. Publisher's coffee brown cloth, stamped in brown, gilt stamped spine, yellow endpapers, in the primary binding. Fine, minor foxing. First edition. [iv], 315; [iv], 296; [iv], 295 pp. 3 vols. 8vo. Coustillas A3.1a

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        Forest and Stream Fables. By Awahsoose the Bear

      New York: Forest and Stream Publishing Co, 1886. First edition. With 8 full-page engravings. [24] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original decorated self-wrapper, stitched. Brief List of Forest and Stream books (21 titles, latest Uncle Lisha's Shop, ready Oct. 1887) loosely inserted. Some dust soiling to covers, else fine. First edition. With 8 full-page engravings. [24] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. First Book. Fine copy of Robinson's first publication, an American sporting classic. John Kohn, of Seven Gables, back in 1972 came up with an approximate census of 8 known copies. A soiled, worn copy of Awahsoose, in the Eberstadt Sporting sale brought $355 (lot 112). Rare. BAL 16876 (illustrated opposite p. 274); Bruns, p. 386

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        Zeitschrift für Fleischbeschau und Fleischproduction sowie für verwandte Wissensgebiete, Band 1-8 ( 1885-1893 ) ( ab 1888 unter dem Titel " Zeitschrift für animalische Nahrungsmittelkunde " erschienen)

      Gutsch; Verlag des Archivs für animalische Nahrungsmittelkunde, Karlsruhe, Köln, Wiesbaden 1886 - ( Erscheinungszeitraum 1886 - 1893 ) Geschlossene Folge der ersten 8 Bände dieser seltenen Zeitschrift: Vorhanden sind die Bände 1885/1886 mit V, 160 Seiten - 1886/1887 mit IV, 148 Seiten - 1887/1888 mit IV, 140 Seiten - 1888/1889 mit III, 152 Seiten - 1889/1890 mit IV, 140 Seiten - 1890/1891 mit 2 n.n.Blätter, 168 Seiten - 1891/1892 mit IV, 144 Seiten - 1892/1893 mit IV, 152 Seiten. Einige Bände mit wenigen Abbildungen bzw. Tafeln. Jeweils in InterimsBroschur bzw. schlichtem Pappband der Zeit, Groß8°. Die Broschuren bzw. Pappbände von schlechter Erhaltung, beschädigt, fleckig, Bindung teils defekt. Innen Bibliotheksstempel und -vermerke, einige Seiten fleckig bzw. mit Randnotizen oder Anstreichungen ( teils auch in Buntstift ), einige Seiten gering beschädigt bzw. angeknickt. Papier teils stärker gebräunt. ( Gesamtgewicht 2500 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Les dames de Croix-mort EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier

      Paris: Paul Ollendorff, 1886. Fine. Paul Ollendorff, Paris 1886, 11,5x19cm, relié. - First Edition, one of very few copies on China, our specially printed for Paul Ollendorff. Bound in full navy morocco, spine with five nerves set with ornate golden golden double dotted boxes richly embellished with golden patterns typographical, when golden tail, gold on the caps, frame tenfold fillets, strips and dotted gilt boards casters marbled paper enriched their centers with a golden crimped cartridge with a frieze of interlaced golden frame with golden lace on contreplats guards and contreplats paper bowl, double gilt on cups, wrappers preserved and bound in, all gilt edges, beautiful contemporary binding signed Lancelin. Copy exceptional well established. Provenance: from the library of Paul Ollendorff. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des très rares exemplaires sur Chine, le nôtre imprimé spécialement pour Paul Ollendorff. Reliure en plein maroquin marine, dos à cinq nerfs sertis de pointillés dorés orné de doubles caissons dorés richement agrémentés de motifs typographiques dorés, date dorée en queue, roulettes dorées sur les coiffes, encadrement de décuples filets, frises et pointillés dorés sur les plats de papier marbré enrichis en leurs centres d'un cartouche doré sertis d'une frise d'entrelacs dorés, encadrement d'une dentelle dorée sur les contreplats, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, doubles filets dorés sur les coupes, couvertures conservées, toutes tranches dorées, superbe reliure de l'époque signée de Lancelin. Exceptionnel exemplaire parfaitement établi. Provenance : bibliothèque de Paul Ollendorff.

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      Paris: Charpentier & Cie, 1886. Fine. Charpentier & Cie, Paris 1886, 12x19cm, broché. - First Edition, there is no mention of leading copies. Precious autograph signed by the author José Maria de Heredia. Some small foxing mainly affecting the guards. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, il n'est pas fait mention de grands papiers. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Catulle Mendès à José Maria de Heredia. Quelques petites rousseurs affectant essentiellement les gardes.

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        Les aventures de Huck Finn L'ami de Tom Sawyer EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: A. Hennuyer, 1886. Fine. A. Hennuyer, Paris 1886 [S.d], Pet. in-4 (18,5x23,5cm), relié. - Original French edition, rare, illustrated with numerous woodcuts in-text. Translation by William Hughes. Binding half period sheepskin burgundy. Back with nerves decorated with five florets. "Lycée Montaigne" tail. Friction. Covers illustrated creams retained. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale française, rare, illustrée de nombreuses gravures sur bois in-texte. Traduction par William Hugues. Reliure en demi basane d'époque lie de vin. Dos à nerfs orné de 5 fleurons. "Lycée Montaigne" en queue. Frottements. Couvertures crèmes illustrées conservées. Exemplaire propre, exempt de rousseurs.

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        Le Musée élégant Collection Historique et Artistique/ complet en 8 volumes

      Paris th de lamotte, 1886 in folio Reliure editeur Paris, Th. de Lamotte Saint-Martin, sans date [1891]. , 1891. 8 volumes in-folio. Série complète en 8 volumes (tout ce qui est paru). Textes de Jules Janin, Arsène Houssaye, Jules Simon, Paul Mantz, de Lescure, Desnoireterres, stendhal, etc. Illustré d'innombrables gravures de Catenacci, Daubigny, Flameng, Rousseau, Foulquier, Riou, etc. Volume I: Les Galeries publiques de l"Europe, Rome. Volume II: Les Galeries publiques de l"Europe, Italie. Volume III: Les Galeries publiques de l"Europe, Florence. Volumes IV et V: La Russie, Historique, monumentale et pittoresque. Volume VI: Les reines du monde. Volumes VII et VIII: La Révolution française, exemplaire en parfaite condition. Reliures pleine percaline rouge d'éditeur, plat et dos ornés d'un décor noir et or, tranches dorées. sacan du tome 1 seul ( BIEN COMPLET DES 8 TOMES )

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        Wegweiser zur Gesundheit. 1. - 4. Jahrgang in einem Band.,

      Tübingen, Selbstverlag des Herausgebers, 1886 - 1890. - 391 S. Einband berieben und bestoßen. Innen gelegentliche Marginalien. Buch aber sauber und gut. Beiliegend einige handschriftliche Notizen sowie ein unvollständiger Abdruck eines Aufsatzes von Emil Schlegel: Die Rätsel der Krankheiten; das Ursachengesetz. Die nötige Wendung in der Heilkunde. Vier Jahrgänge der frühen homöopathischen Zeitschrift, die im Selbstverlag erschienen ist. - Der "Wegweiser zur Gesundheit" erschien im wahrsten Sinne des Wortes als kleines Blättchen und wurde über Postversand zugestellt. Mit interessanten Beiträgen zu homöopathischen Arneimitteln sowie Aufsätzen zur Geschichte der Homöopathie und Naturheilkunde. Im KVK in keiner deutschen Bibliothek nachweisbar. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1100 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Pflanze in Kunst und Gewerbe. Darstellung der schönsten und formenreichsten Pflanzen in Natur und Styl zur praktischen Verwerthung für das gesamte Gebiet der Kunst und des Kunstgewerbes in reichem Farben-, Gold- und Silberdruck nach Original-Entwürfen von den hervorragendsten Künstlern. Ornament und kunstgwerblicher Theil von A. Seder. Vorrede von Alb. Ilg.

      Verlag von Gerlach & Schenke, Wien 1886 - 1886-1890. Mit 194 (von 196) Kunsttafeln in 2 Halbleinenmappe. mit 1 (von 2?) chromolithographierten Titelblättern, 2 Titelblättern, 1 Doppelblatt Alphabetisches Register, 1 Doppelblatt Inhaltsverzeichnis u. 8 Textseiten, die Kunsttafeln in Lithographie, Photolithographie, Lichtdruck, Radierung, Heliogravure, Photozinkographie, Holzschnitt und Chromolithographie - die 2 Mappen (1 illustrierte Original-Mappe) beschädigt, Rücken der Original-Mappe mit breitem Klebestreifen, die Tafeln meist geringf. gerändert und etwas gebräunt, nur wenige Tafeln stärker fleckig bzw. angeschmutzt und mit starken Läsuren 12500 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Paris: Paul Ollendorff, 1886. Fine. Paul Ollendorff, Paris 1886, 11,5x18,5cm, relié. - Original edition on the current paper, he was fired 10 Holland in major papers. Binding to bradel open cardboard covered with green water decorated paper feather patterns, smooth back once adorned with a floral pattern gold, when gold and double tail thread back with a vertical scratch Length, part of title Marine grief, contemporary binding signed in cold Pierson. Signed autograph of the author Paul Bourde. Some minor foxing. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant, il n'a été tiré que 10 Hollande en grands papiers. Reliure à la bradel en plein cartonnage recouvert de papier vert d'eau décoré de motifs de plumes, dos lisse passé orné d'un motif floral doré, date et double filet dorés en queue, dos comportant une éraflure verticale en pied, pièce de titre de chagrin marine, reliure de l'époque signée à froid de Pierson. Envoi autographe signé de Guy de Maupassant à Paul Bourde. Quelques petites rousseurs.

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        Alice's Adventures Underground

      Macmillan & Co. 1886 - First edition, first printing. First issue with black endpapers. Very Good. Light waviness to cloth over boards, light lean to spine, light rubbing at corners and spine ends. Dried glue residue from book plate on front paste down. Light tobacco odor to pages, as well as occasional small stain. A lovely copy, in custom made red chemise slip case with Morocco leather spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Days with Sir Roger de Coverley

      London: Macmillan 1886 - Full calf, 8.25 inches tall. A splendid copy of this most amusing tale bound in full calf by Morrell. With gilt raised bands, triple labels and fine gilt floral tooling to the panels. Dentelles and all edges gilt. With the original covers bound in. Bookplate. Illustrated throughout by Hugh Thomson. A super copy in a very fine binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      N.Tommasi, Dramas Militares, 303 pgs., Buenos Aires 1886 - Sin fecha de edición impresa (1886?). Ilustrado en b/n en frontis. Relato histórico. Reencuadernado por antiguo dueño, conserva cubiertas originales y lomo original en su interior. [Libro en Español / Book in Spanish] === LITERATURA ARGENTINA === Size: 8vo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vereins-Blatt des Westfälisch-Rheinischen Vereins für Bienen- und Seidenzucht (Nr. 1-12/1886 und Nr. 1-12/1887) und Jahresberichte 1886 und 1887. In einem Buch, gebunden., Jahres-Bericht des Westfälisch-Rheinischen Vereins für Bienenzucht und Seidenbau für das Jahr 1886

      Aachen, Hütter, 1886 - 392 Vorderer Deckel berieben, an einer Ecke bestoßen, Deckelinnenseite im Einband angerissen, Buchrücken altersspurig, Seiten altersgemäß angedunkelt, einzelne Seiten mit Namenseintrag am oberen Rand, Buch sonst sehr gut erhalten. Schneller Versand, mit Rechnung. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 506

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      Istituto Storico Italiano 1886-1944 In - 8 gr., brossura. Di questa importante pubblicazione offriamo una collezione completa dei primi 59 volumi: dal 1886 (n. 1) al 1944. La loro consistenza varia notevolmente: si passa da circa 80 pp. alle 300 / 350 pp. circa dei volumi pubblicati negli anni Trenta e Quaranta. A partire dal 1923 - n. 42 - il titolo della pubblicazione cambia in "Bullettino dell'Istituto Storico Italiano e Archivio Muratoriano". Dal n. 56 (parte seconda) del 1940 diventa "Bullettino dell'Istituto Storico Italiano per il Medio Evo e Archivio Muratoriano". Solo qualche lieve traccia d?uso alle brossure, altrimenti esemplare ben conservato.

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        San Pantaleone

      G. Barbera, Firenze 1886 - Splendida legatura inizi 900 in mz. marocchino arancio con angoli (firmata Dubois d Enghien-Dooms). Nervi, titolo e fili impressi in oro al ds. Carte di guardia marmorizzate. Brossure e ds. editoriale conservati all interno. Edizione originale. Parenti, p. 182. 16mo (cm. 19), 2 cc.nn., 380 pp., 2 c.nn. (ultima bianca). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Théâtre en liberté EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Jules Hetzel & Cie|& A. Quantin, 1886. Fine. Jules Hetzel & Cie & A. Quantin, Paris 1886, 15,5x24cm, relié. - Edition. Bound in half red morocco, back with five nerves set with black nets, golden tail date marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, preserved covers, light heads snags cuts, gilded head. Pleasant copy free of freckles and elegantly prepared. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure en demi maroquin rouge, dos à cinq nerfs sertis de filets noirs, date dorée en queue, légères traces de frottements en têtes des mors, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures conservées, légers accrocs en têtes des coupes, tête dorée. Agréable exemplaire exempt de rousseur et élégamment établi.

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        Histoire générale de Paris - Les métiers et les corporations de la ville d EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Imp. Nationale, 1886. Fine. Imp. Nationale, Paris 1886-1897, 24x34,5cm, 3 volumes reliés. - First Edition printed on laid for the first two volumes. Binders bradel the editor in full carton green water, smooth spine with small rips in feet, back and second boards past and uniformly thinned volume, corners lightly bumped. Illustrated book figures in the text. Nice complete set in 3 volumes. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale imprimée sur vergé pour les deux premiers volumes. Reliures à la bradel de l'éditeur en plein cartonnage vert d'eau, dos lisse comportant de petits accrocs en pieds, dos et plats du second volume uniformément passés et éclaircis, coins légèrement émoussés. Ouvrage illustré de figures dans le texte. Agréable ensemble complet en 3 volumes.

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        The Evil Genius A Domestic Story

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1886. First Edition, with half-titles. viii, 284; vi, 304; vi, 265, [1], 32 (catalogue dated May 1886) pp. 3 vols. 8vo. Full blue polished calf, gilt spine, with red morocco title labels, t.e.g., by Riviere & Son. First Edition, with half-titles. viii, 284; vi, 304; vi, 265, [1], 32 (catalogue dated May 1886) pp. 3 vols. 8vo. Parrish & Miller, pp. 119-120

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        Anna Karénina

      New York: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co,, 1886. In Eight Parts. Translated by Nathan Haskell Dole. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine and front board gilt, patterned endpapers, 4 pp. of publisher's adverts at rear. Spine rolled, edges rubbed, a couple of pencil underlinings p. vi, short closed tear p. 105. A very good copy. First edition in English, later issue with ten titles listed facing the title page.

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        THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE (The Exceedingly Fine Estelle Doheny Copy of the First Edition, Two Volumes in Original Cloth)

      London: Smith, Elder, 1886. Hardy, Thomas. THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE: The Life and Death of a Man of Character. In Two Volumes. London: Smith, Elder & Co, 1886. First Edition in original publisher's dark blue cloth, decorated in black, gold-lettered on spine. Ads in both volumes as called for. A FINE, bright set in original untouched condition from the famed libraries of Estelle Doheny and Frank Hogan (bookplates). Both volumes show minor abrasion and blemish to the boards but, remarkably, the dark blue cloth is unfaded making this particular set a condition rarity, one of the finest examples of the first edition that we've handled or seen in thirty-five years of specializing in Victorian Fiction in general and Hardy in particular. Only 650 copies of the first edition were printed and bound in 1886, the rest of the print run of 758 copies left unbound or remaindered. And of these 650 bound copies, those few that survive today generally do so in rebound state, or bearing the ravaged signs of lending library abuse. No so, this superb example. THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE is often lauded as Hardy's most perfectly plotted novel and Michael Henchard holds pride of place as Hardy's best drawn, most complex male character within the author's 14-novel canon, a protagonist worthy of a Shakespearean tragedy. Purdy pp. 50-53. Housed in a matching slipcase. . First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine.

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        The Shrine of Death

      London; Routledge. 1886, 1886. First edition. 8vo. Publisher's black buckram cloth titled and decorated in gilt to spine and front board. Light rubbing and cuffing to extremties, bumping to spine ends with a little trivial fraying to head. Very Good indeed. A rather elusive collection of strange and weird tales, this copy made more distinctive by virtue of having been inscribed by the author to the title page.

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        Die Geburt der Tragödie (The Birth of Tragedy)

      Leipzig: E. W. Fritzsch, 1886. Definitive Edition. Very Good +. NIETZSCHE, Friederich. Die Geburt der Tragödie (The Birth of Tragedy) (1886) E. W. Fritzsch,, Leipzig:, 1886. SECOND EDITION (DEFINITIVE EDITION) TP + [III]-XVIII + 1 leaf + [III]-IV + [1]-144, Octavo. Schaberg 42. There were originally 576 copies issued in this Second Edition, Second Issue state - This is the DEFINITIVE EDITION with the FIRST APPEARANCE of all of Nietzsche's corrections AND the famous and important new introduction called "An Attempt at Self-Criticism" in which Nietzsche points out that, despite the Kantian and Schopenhauerian overtones, Birth of Tragedy should not be read in such metaphysical terms. Rather than a naive optimism...Rather than a pessimism of weakness and decline...Is there a pessimism of strength? CONDITION: Very good. Contemporary marbled boards with handwritten title on the spine. The edges are a little rubbed. Usual wear to boards. Ink names to front free endpaper. Clean title page, clean pages throughout with minimal foxing. CONDITION: Very good. Contemporary marbled boards with handwritten title on the spine. The edges are a little rubbed and the head of spine with some wear. Usual wear along hinges. Ink name to front free endpaper. Clean title page, clean pages throughout.

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        Demos, A Story of English Socialism

      London: Smith, Elder & Co, 1886. First Edition. [iv], 315; [iv], 296; [iv], 295 pp. 3 vols. 8vo. Publisher's coffee brown cloth, stamped in brown, gilt stamped spine in the primary binding. Very good plus. Last leaf in vol. I roughly opened, no loss; faint, old stain to cover of vols. I & II (library labels?); minor foxing. First Edition. [iv], 315; [iv], 296; [iv], 295 pp. 3 vols. 8vo. Coustillas A3.1a

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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": With Thirty-Seven Illustrations by the Author

      London: Macmillan and Co, 1886. Hardcover. Near Fine. Lewis Carroll. Lewis Carroll. Hardcover. First Edition. Author's Presentation Copy Inscribed "Mrs. Barclay from the author. Jan. 1887." Lucinda Cowan Barclay (1834-1896) was the wife of the Rev. Henry Alexander Barclay (1833-1888), Carroll's undergraduate classmate at Christ Church. The Barclays lived at 11 Sussex Square, Brighton and Carroll was a frequent visitor. He befriended their daughter Ethel and often took her to plays and pantomimes. Carroll spent the morning of January 7, 1887 at Macmillan's inscribing several dozen copies of Alice Under Ground, including this copy for Mrs. Barclay [from the Lewis Carroll Handbook, p. 194, by Williams, Madan et al]. In a postscript to the book, Carroll writes that the profits, if any of this book will be given to Children's Hospitals and Convalescent Homes for Sick Children. Bound in the original red cloth, with spine slightly worn and rubbed. Gilt title to spine and front cover. Otherwise very bright with a fine interior. Housed in a grey cloth slipcase. 96 pages plus two pages of advertisements. CHIL/072915.

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        THE HEPTAMERON or, Tales and Novels of Marguerite Queen of Navarre

      Privately Printed 1886 - First edition in English. 392 pp. S. Kaufmann signed binding ,Translated into English prose and verse from the original French by Arthur Machen, extra illustrated in proof after Freudenberg. Bound in a signed binding by S Kaufman in light pastel blue-green leather, front and back covers stamped in gilt with a floral-like star, raised bands with title in gilt to spine, all edges gilt, inner gilt dentelles with floral endpapers and paste-down, spine somewhat soiled, and edges only slightly rubbed, an unusual work with engravings on tissue mounted and what appears to be earlier engravings mounted on stubs and one tipped in. A handsome copy clean and fresh throughout [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Longmans, Green and Company, London 1886 - Third Edition. Original salmon cloth boards with leather spine label printed in gilt. Gilt top edge. Quite scarce in the hardcover printing. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Walter Scott, London 1886 - 16mo. [xxviii], 336, [4] pp. Cloth, label, very good. (14435). Camelot Classics. Introductory note by Will H. Dircks. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dames et demoiselles EDITION ORIGINALE Service de presse ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Charpentier, 1886. Fine. Charpentier, Paris 1886, 12x19cm, relié. - First Edition paper on current flagship service press the foot of the title page. Bound in half navy sheepskin, smooth spine with small traces of friction, cover preserved, contemporary binding. Precious autograph signed by the author Edmond de Goncourt. Book illustrated with a drawing of G. Rochegrosse frontispiece drawn on China. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant, fleuron de service de presse en pied de la page de titre. Reliure en demi basane marine, dos lisse comportant de petites traces de frottements, couverture conservée, reliure de l'époque. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Théodore de Banville à Edmond de Goncourt. Ouvrage illustré d'un dessin de G. Rochegrosse en frontispice tiré sur Chine.

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        Harbour with British Ships (Rangoon?), with i.a. the Ship the "Mistley Hall, Liverpool", from the port of London to Sydney, New South Wales, 12 January 1886.

      ca. 1885. Origional photograph, albumen print on mount, 18,2 x 24 cm. KEYWORDS:siam / bangkok / south east asia / photo

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        Promenade autour d'un tiroir EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Lyon: Bernoux & Cumin, 1886. Fine. Bernoux & Cumin, Lyon 1886, 13,5x20,5cm, relié. - First edition, one of the 10 copies on China, deluxe edition. Binding to bradel half percaline fir, smooth back with a gold jewel, double net gilded tail, marine morocco part of title, marbled paper boards, preserved covers, all edges gilt, pastiche binding signed P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Book illustrated frontispiece of two portraits of the author before and after the letter. Our copy is enriched with an original watercolor signed by the author of a landscape that crosses the river, as well as a drawing in pencil, dated and signed in ink, evoking a tree. Our copy also includes a one-page handwritten letter, dated and signed by the author, in which he expressed the desire to stop the publication of "Thoughts of a comedian" to save a few susceptibilities and jealousies. Finally, the book is full of double portraits of the author states. Bel exceptionally rich copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 10 exemplaires sur Chine, tirage de tête. Reliure à la bradel en demi percaline sapin, dos lisse orné d'un fleuron doré, double filet doré en queue, pièce de titre de maroquin marine, plats de papier marbré, couvertures conservées, toutes tranches dorées, reliure pastiche signée de P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Ouvrage illustré en frontispice de deux portraits de l'auteur avant et après la lettre gravés à l'eau-forte par Courboin. Notre exemplaire est enrichi d'une aquarelle originale signée de Joséphin Soulary représentant un paysage qu'un fleuve traverse, ainsi que d'un dessin au crayon de papier, daté et signé à l'encre, évoquant un arbre. Notre exemplaire comporte également une lettre autographe d'une page, datée et signée de l'auteur, dans laquelle il exprime le souhait d'arrêter la publication des "Pensées d'un humoriste" afin d'épargner quelques susceptibilités et jalousies. Enfin, l'ouvrage est bien complet des doubles états des portraits de l'auteur. Bel exemplaire exceptionnellement enrichi.  

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        Alice's Adventures Under Ground

      London: Macmillan & Co., 1886 Illustrated by the author. First edition, first printing. One of 5,000 copies. Publisher's red cloth, boards lettered and decorated in gilt, all edges gilt, black coated endpapers. A fine copy with extremely bright gilt, small sticker to the rear pastedown. A stunning copy. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson wrote the nonsensical story Alice's Adventures Under Ground under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll for Alice Liddell, who was a frequent subject of Dodgson's revolutionary portrait photography. The text was first published in a suppressed edition by Macmillan in London in 1865 and then by D. Appleton in New York in 1866 as Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. This volume contains a facsimile edition of the original manuscript text Carroll wrote for Alice Liddell. In his preface, Carroll explains that he published this manuscript twenty years after the first edition of Alice "wholly an afterthought, pressed upon me by the 'perhaps too partial friends,'" and decided to donate the proceeds it generated to hospitalized children. He avers, "I can truly say that no praise of theirs has ever given me one hundredth of the pleasure it has been to think of the sick children in hospitals (where it has been a delight to me to send copies) forgetting, for a few bright hours, their pain and weariness." Notably, while Alice in Wonderland and the subsequent Through the Looking Glass would be illustrated by John Tenniel, Alice's Adventures Under Ground contains Carroll's own illustrations - the earliest depictions of the now iconic characters.. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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