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        Les aventures de Huck Finn. L'ami de Tom Sawyer

      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. A. Hennuyer Paris 1886 [S.d] Pet. in-4 (18,5x23,5cm) relié

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        Les cantilènes

      Edition running on paper, it was shot in Holland 12 major papers. Bound in full burgundy morocco Jansenist back on four bands, triple gilt frames on the guards, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, blankets and worn spine preserved, all golden, elegant binding signed Georges Crette slices. Autograph signed by the author composer and music teacher Gaston Vallin. Provenance: Library Simonson Raoul and Jean Lebrun with their bookplate pasted on the back of the first flat binding. Beautiful specimen well established. Léon Vanier Paris 1886 12x19cm relié

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        Monsieur Parent

      Edition on current paper, it was shot in Holland 10 major papers. Binding to bradel open cardboard covered with green paper decorated with feather patterns, smooth spine faded with a gold floral motif, date and double fillet golden tail, part of title grief navy with small traces of water friction, contemporary binding signed cold Pierson. Sending the author Paul Bourde. Some minor foxing. Paul Ollendorff Paris 1886 11,5x18,5cm relié

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        Croquis parisiens

      Second edition, partly original, printed in 539 copies, 500 copies of a paper mill in Périgord. Precious autograph signed by the author (Edouard) Dujardin. Illustrated book, frontispiece, a portrait of the author. Without missing a small tear at the top of a joint first flat part past, a slight lack marginal achieved without the text on page 23, otherwise good condition inside. Léon Vanier Paris 1886 9,5x19,5cm broché

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        EL PARAISO PERDIDO

      . LIII+293 pp. 36 cm. Ilustrado con 50 láminas fuera de texto con grabados b/n sobre boj de Gustavo Doré. Nueva traducción del inglés, anotada y precedida por la vida del autor por don Cayetano Rosell. Contenido: Narra la epopeya de Adan y Eva, el Árbol del Bien y del Mal, la intervención del Demonio, su caída en el pecado y la expulsión del Paraíso. (lig. peladas en puntas cubierta y pie lomo leve rozado y con leve roto) (GASTOS DE ENVÍO INCLUIDOS EN EL PRECIO, para España, pago por transferencia previa) . NOVELA EPICA BRITANICA EPOPEYA HISTORIA SAGRADA BIBLIOFILIA 60036 ZE-6B Tela grabada, estampada en oro, con lomo en piel con nervios

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        LES ILLUMINATIONS. Notice par Paul Verlaine

      Paris: Publications de La Vogue. 1886. First edition. One of 200 copies, this being number 111 of 170 printed on Hollande paper. Elegantly bound in full red morocco with gilt titles to the spine and simple border and leaf design to the upper and lower board. A fine copy. Considered to be one of the hallmarks of French symbolist poetry, these prose-poems inspired many authors and artists, including the Surrealists, the counter-culture Beat Movement and musicians Bob Dylan, Jim Morrison and Patti Smith. Many were written in London whilst living in self-exile with Verlaine, the relationship coming to an abrupt end when, soon after returning, Verlaine was arrested and imprisoned for firing a shotgun at Rimbaud whilst drunk. The collection is notable for the inclusion of "Marine" and "Mouvement", which are vers libre, the first free verse poems written in the French language. (Connolly, Cyril: 100 Key Books of the Modern Movement.)

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        A Selection of the Works of J. H. Round

      Various - 7 volumes. 8vo's. Various paginations. Bound in uniform 1/2 green morocco by H. Sotheran. T.E.G. Fading to spines. Occasional internal spotting. Various publication dates from 1886-1911. Includes: Early Life of Anne Boleyn, Peerage and Pedigree (2 Volumes), Geoffrey de Mandeville, Feudal England, The Commune of London, and The King's Sergeants and Officers of State. Medieval History Interest. Contact for further details. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Liberia: The America-African Republic. Being some impressions of the climate, resources, and people, resulting from personal observations and experiences in West Africa

      New York: Edward O. Jenkins' Sons, 1886. First Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Near Fine. 107 pages plus an ad; with a number of engravings in the text. With an introduction by G. W. [George Whitefield] Samson critical of the U.S. government's failure to assist the former slaves who settled in Liberia with few resources. Stewart was born free in atnebellum South Carolina, attended college, was ordained a minister of the African Methodist Episcopal church, passed the bar, and held a never-ending string of influential positions in whatever community he found himself in. This book was written based on his experiences in Liberia as a professor in the early 1880s. He offers a history of the country, from its earliest founding as a colony for former slaves and free American blacks. Stewart was skeptical about Liberia's chances without support from the United States or some other power. He was equally critical of white attitudes, observing that God 'has stationed the climate there [in Tropical Africa] as a gloomy, watchful sentinel, with special orders against white men (p. 44).' The bad climate (which occupies several chapters of the book), caused much suffering among the residents of Liberia, but at least white men stayed away. Stewart also writes extensively on the relationship between 'Liberians' (American blacks and former slaves who relocated to Africa) and the native peoples they were displacing. He observed that many Liberians adopted Southern attititudes for work, believing the native Africans should do it (p.72). The solution would be 'fusion' between the natives and the American new-comers (p. 83). He concludes that the best hope for Liberia is the spread of Christianity. An important and widely-cited book, by a leading African American stateman and activist of the 19th century. Uncommon in commerce; many holdings in WorldCat, very few east of the Mississippi. A lovely copy in the publisher's original blue boards. Minor wear to extremities; previous owner's address stamp on rear pastedown, else a fine copy.

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        USI E COSTUMI ANTICHI E MODERNI DI TUTTI I POPOLI DEL MONDO Narrati e descritti.

      Roma, Perino, 1886. In-8 gr., 4 voll., cartonato edit. figur., pp. (4),384; (4),768 (numeraz. continua); (4),352; (4),184,88,48; con 4 belle antiporte figur., litografate a colori. I voll. sono molto ben illustrati (come da Indice) da 179 affascinanti tavv. f.t. in litografia di cui 149 a colori e 30 in b.n. L'opera è cosi' composta: Europa (2 voll.), con 95 tavv. - Asia, con 44 tavv. - Africa, America e Oceania, con 40 tavv. Esemplare ben conservato.

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        Scene in Geronimo's Camp No. 174

      Tombstone, AZ: C. S. Fly, Portrait and Landscape Photographer, 1886. No Binding. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. One of the most recognizable images of Geronimo and one of the few taken before his surrender; this photo depicts Geronimo with his brother-in-law Yanozha, son Chappo, and Yanozha's half-brother Fun. The photographer, Camillus Sydney Fly, ran a studio Tombstone where he was witness to a number of other iconic events. This image has since been popularized on a t-shirt with the caption "The Original Homeland Security: Fighting Terrorism since 1492." Cabinet card is worn on edges and toned overall, some spotting to the card on both sides but print does not have any major defects. Label on verso.

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        Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1886 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Robert Louis Stevenson on a laid in signature. An attractive copy in the publisher's original green cloth. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning with minor wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A sharp copy with an acetate dustjacket SIGNED by the author. We buy SIGNED Stevenson First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Bostonians

      London: Macmillan and Co.,, 1886. A Novel. In Three Volumes. 3 volumes, octavo. Original dark blue-green fine-bead-grain cloth, double-rule border and curved-edge panel in black on front cover and in blind on rear cover, lettering and publisher's device in gilt and decorative rules at top and bottom in black on spines, brown-coated endpapers, all edges untrimmed. Housed in a dark blue cloth flat back box made by the Chelsea Bindery. Spine ends just very lightly rubbed, contents firm, clean and fresh: a fine copy in exceptional state. First edition, presentation copy to his friend Henrietta, Countess of Airlie, inscribed by the recipient on the half-title of each volume: "H Blanche Airlie from the author 1886" (vol. 1); "H Blanche Airlie 1886" (vol. 2); and "H Blanche Airlie from the Author" (vol. 3). Henrietta Blanche (née Stanley), Countess of Airlie (1830?-1921) married Sir David Graham Drummond Ogilvy, 5th Earl of Airlie, in 1851. As a result of her marriage she was styled Countess of Airlie; her married name was Ogilvy. She and her husband were friends of the author; the family archive contains correspondence that indicates Henry James saw them both in London and on visits to Scotland. The Countess of Airlie was grandmother of Clementine Churchill and great grandmother of the famous Mitford sisters. Edel & Laurence state that the first printing was of 500 copies, published 16 February 1886, with a second undifferentiated impression of 100 copies the following month.

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        Le Venerable Serviteur de Dieu Le Pere Janvier-Marie Sarnelli

      Jules Vic, Paris, France 1886 - French Language Text. Binding is tight. Stamps to title page. Sticker on front paste down. Pages have some foxing. No other marking or writing noted in book. Book is half bound leather (spine and tips of boards) with brown marbled paper sides. Paper label on spine. Text block and gutters are firm. Boards and spine have surface rub and edge rub. 285 pages.; 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Am Brenner.

      o. O., 1886 - OLithographie. o. O., 1886. ca. 30 x 44 cm. ca. 38,5 x 51 cm. Leichte Gbrsp.

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        fantaisies décoratives-documents pour servir à la décoration des faiences,meubles,tissus,bijoux,apts,etc.

      - Paris,lib de l'art,ed Rouam,1886,grand folio(46x32). Port folio imprimé et décoré,bleu. 48 planches représentant 200 motifs imprimés or et couleurs sur papier de chine par C gillot. Etat moyen,taches de rousseurs,mouillures.Néanmoins,bel ensemble avec de nombreux animaux représentés(chats,poissons,oiseaux,etc). La richesse et la recherche effectuées sur ces planches en font un ensemble précieux pour l'amateur d'art et de décoration. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        NEVADA COUNTY, THE FAMOUS BARTLETT PEAR BELT OF CALIFORNIA.FERTILE LANDS AT LOW PRICES! ABUNDANT HARVESTS! LARGE PROFITS!

      Nevada City, Ca.: Brown & Calkins, Printers, 1886. - 93pp., including single-page map, plus [1]p. index of advertisers. Original printed wrappers. Wrappers worn around edges and soiled. Very clean internally. Very good overall. In a half morocco and cloth box, spine gilt. Interesting land promotional for this agriculturally rich California county. Many woodcuts of strawberries, pears, grapes, and other fruits illustrate this land of opportunity, and the text describes the infrastructure in place to promote prosperous farms. The last forty pages contain advertisements from local merchants, dentists, stables, banks, newspapers, farms and dairies, etc. Not in the Norris Collection and rather scarce. ROCQ 6015. COWAN (1964 ADDITIONS) 489.

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        Avesta. The sacred books of the Parsis. Published under the patronage of the Secretary of State for India in Council. 3 volumes (I: Prolegomena / Yasna. II: Vispered and Khorda Avesta. III: Vendidad.).

      Stuttgart, Kohlhammer 1886-1896.. LVI, 1 Bl., 239 S. / 1 Bl., 277 S. / 1 Bl., 139 S., 1 Bl., Gr.4° (ca. 25,5 x 31 cm), einfacher kartonierter Einband unter Verwendung des Titels der Originalumschläge / simple softcover binding with parts of the original wrappers on the front covers,. Einbände etwas fleckig und an den Kanten leicht bestoßen, papierbedingt etwas gebräunt, ansonsten gut erhaltenes Exemplar, Originaltext mit englischer Einleitung / binding a bit stained, edges slightly bumped, paper a bit browned, else fine, original text with an English introduction,

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        Grundzüge der anatomischen und klinischen Chemie. Analecten für Forscher, Aerzte und Studierende von Ludwig J.W. Thudichum.

      - Berlin, Verlag von August Hirschwald, 1886, 8°, VIII, 348 pp., Halbledereinband der Zeit; St.a.Tit. First Edition! - "This is among Thudichum's most important books" Drabkin - - Vorwort: "Indem ich den Lesern einige, wie ich glaube, wichtige Resultate vieljähriger Arbeiten vorlege, habe ich keine nähere Erklärung über die bei ihrer Ermittlung beobachteten wissenschaftlichen Grundsätze zu machen, welche nicht aus der Natur des Werkes hervorgingen oder in demselben nicht näher begründet wären. Es kann keinem Zweifel unterliegen, dass ehe die von mir abgehandelten Gegenstände vollständig erledigt sind, jeder Versuch zur practischen Verwendung der biologischen Chemie in der Heilkunst nur geringe Erfolge haben wird. Diese practische Verwerthung ist aber wieder an sich die Bedingung der Entdeckung von Heilmitteln, deren Nothwendigkeit für die Sicherheit und normale Dauer des menschlichen Lebens weder durch sogenannte Verhütung von Krankheiten im Sinne der öffentlichen Gesundheitslehre, noch durch Hervorbringung künstlicher Immunität durch Impfung modificirter Krankheiten auch nur zweifelhaft gemacht werden kann. Die Entwicklung der Bacteriologie hat zur Ausbreitung dieses sowohl populären als wissenschaftlichen Verlangens auch in Kreisen Veranlassung gegeben, welche sich sonst um die Behandlung der Krankheiten zu bekümmern nicht veranlasst sahen. Somit fordere ich als Theil des Zusammenwirkens aller angezogenen Zweige der Wissenschaft eine ausgiebige Pflege der Chemie auf dem ganzen durch den Titel angedeuteten Gebiete. - Der Titel selbst nun ist sorgfältig gewählt, um Materien und Methoden von denen der gewöhnlich sogenannten physiologischen Chemie zu unterscheiden. Er macht daher auf grössere Genauigkeit, aber keineswegs auf Neuigkeit Anspruch, indem die darin gebrauchten Adjective sowohl von französischen als englischen Schriftstellern auf den Titeln ihrer Werke wiederholt benutzt worden sind. - Viele der besten Anatomen der letzten hundert Jahre haben die chemische Zusammensetzung des todten Körpers als Theil der anatomischen Wissenschaft nicht nur betrachtet, sondern in ihren Werken geradezu abgehandelt. Dass sie Secrete und Excrete als Theile des todten Körpers ansahen war eine logische Folge ihres wissenschaftlichen Vorgehens. Auch die Verfasser von Werken über mikroskopische Anatomie hielten es meistens für passend, ihren Darlegungen die chemische Betrachtung der Gewebe, wenn nicht einzuflechten, doch vorauszuschicken. Somit glaube ich, durch Hinweisung auf die Praxis vieler bedeutender Männer, einer weiteren Rechtfertigung dieses Theils meines Titels enthoben zu sein. - Sodann habe ich das Werk in Analecten abgefasst in der Absicht, hauptsächlich das neue, nöthige Gute, das Bekannte aber nur zur Herstellung des Zusammenhanges beschreiben zu müssen. Denn warum sollte man den Umfang eines Werkes vergrössern, oder die Geduld und Mittel eines Lesers auf die Probe setzen durch Darstellung von Gegenständen, welche in jedem besseren Lehr- oder Handbuch der allgemeinen Chemie genügend auseinandergesetzt sind. Auch ohne diese Beigaben werden Leser und Forscher genug Stoff zum Nachdenken oder Nacharbeiten in der Mehrzahl der Capitel dieses Werkes finden. - Wenn der eigentlich klinischen Chemie ein viel geringerer Raum gelassen ist, als ihr Inhalt zu füllen erlaubt, so wird man das der Nothwendigkeit zu Gute halten, fundamentale anatomische Thatsachen zunächst festzustellen. Der tägliche Bedarf des Berufes drängt auch mich zur practischen Behandlung der Wissenschaft, und ich habe auch in Betreff dieser eine nicht unbeträchtliche Menge wichtiger Thatsachen zu meiner Verfügung. Im Falle nun Zeit und Umstände es mir gestatten, werde ich diesem Bande etwa innerhalb Jahresfrist einen zweiten folgen lassen und in demselben die Erörterung der übrigen Hauptfragen der anatomischen zugleich mit einer ausführlicheren Darlegung der Grundzüge der klinischen Chemie verbinden. - Ich habe soviel wie möglich Principien und Resultate zu . [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Last Leaf

      Cambridge: Houghton Mifflin & Co.. 1886. First. First edition. Illustrated by George Wharton Edwards and F. Hopkinson Smith. Folio. The boards are covered with contemporary muslin with needlework lettering and illustration on front and back covers that matches the style of the illustrations. Spine a little soiled, and muslin a little loose at the spine, a charming, near fine example. Unexamined out of the needlework cover, but no obvious evidence of damage. .

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        (Album der Arlbergbahn). Wien, C. Gerold's Sohn 1886. Quer 8°. Titel in Rotdruck u. 18 chromolithogr. Tafeln n. Ferdinand Gatt. Olwd. mit goldgepr. Vorderdeckel.

      . . Dreyer 78 - Nebehay-W. I, 7.- Mit Ansichten von: Zirl mit der Martinswand; Oetzthal-Brücke; Station Imst; Zams mit der Kronburg und dem Tschirgant; Landeck; Pians mit der Parseiergruppe; Schloss Wiesberg und die Trisannabrücke; Station Strengen mit dem Riflerspitz; Flirsch; Pettneu; St. Anton. Ost-Portal des Arlberg-Tunnels; Langen. West-Portal des Arlberg-Tunnels; Klösterle mit dem Wäldli-Tobel; Radonna-Tobel; Dalaas; Bürserschlucht mit der Scesaplana bei Bludenz; Feldkirch; Rankweil. - Alle Tafeln rückseitig numeriert und bezeichnet.

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        Liberia: The America-African Republic. Being some impressions of the climate, resources, and people, resulting from personal observations and experiences in West Africa

      New York: Edward O. Jenkins' Sons, 1886. First Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Near Fine. 107 pages plus an ad; with a number of engravings in the text. With an introduction by G. W. [George Whitefield] Samson critical of the U.S. government's failure to assist the former slaves who settled in Liberia with few resources. Stewart was born free in atnebellum South Carolina, attended college, was ordained a minister of the African Methodist Episcopal church, passed the bar, and held a never-ending string of influential positions in whatever community he found himself in. This book was written based on his experiences in Liberia as a professor in the early 1880s. He offers a history of the country, from its earliest founding as a colony for former slaves and free American blacks. Stewart was skeptical about Liberia's chances without support from the United States or some other power. He was equally critical of white attitudes, observing that God 'has stationed the climate there [in Tropical Africa] as a gloomy, watchful sentinel, with special orders against white men (p. 44).' The bad climate (which occupies several chapters of the book), caused much suffering among the residents of Liberia, but at least white men stayed away. Stewart also writes extensively on the relationship between 'Liberians' (American blacks and former slaves who relocated to Africa) and the native peoples they were displacing. He observed that many Liberians adopted Southern attititudes for work, believing the native Africans should do it (p.72). The solution would be 'fusion' between the natives and the American new-comers (p. 83). He concludes that the best hope for Liberia is the spread of Christianity. An important and widely-cited book, by a leading African American stateman and activist of the 19th century. Uncommon in commerce; many holdings in WorldCat, very few east of the Mississippi. A lovely copy in the publisher's original blue boards. Minor wear to extremities; previous owner's address stamp on rear pastedown, else a fine copy.

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        ARCHIVO Hispalense. Revista histórica, literaria y artística.

      - Sevilla, El Orden, 1886-1888 (El tomo IV publicado por la Imprenta Rasco), 4 tomos (Primera serie completa), 23’5 x 17’5 cm., hol piel, puntas, 393 págs. = 380 págs. = 392 págs. – retrato y 3 láminas, dos de ellas plegadas = 310 págs. – 1 h. (Sellos de anterior poseedor. Corta tirada. "Interesante y bella publicación en papel de hilo. Se considera continuación de las publicaciones de la Sociedad de Bibliófilos Andaluces, y contiene buenos trabajos de erudición y multitud de documentos históricos" Palau). ANDALUCÍA SEVILLA

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        Louis Agassiz His Life and Correspondence.

      1886 - 8vo. 2 vols. Original blue cloth, gilt lettering to spines; pp. xi, 400, [8, pubs. list of works by Agassiz] & ix, 401-794, [6, pubs. list of works by Agassiz], 8 plates, frontispiece in each volume; near fine. Provenance: presentation copy, inscribed to front blank of each volume to Sara P. Lowell Blake from Mrs Agassiz, and with her calling card pasted at front of vol. I with the message “My dear Sally - I have wished to bring these vols. to you myself - I leave them with a great deal of love from your old friend, and am so sorry dear not to see you & to hear that you are ill, Your loving E.C.A.” Sara Putnam Lowell Blake was the daughter of John Amory Lowell, the founder of the Lowell Institute where Louis Agassiz was a celebrated guest lecturer. It was probably at the Institute that Eliza first met Sally. Second edition. A biography of the naturalist and geologist Louis Agassiz (1807-1873) by his second wife. Elizabeth Agassiz accompanied her husband on his visit to Europe in 1859, and also on his expeditions to Brazil (1865-6) and to the Strait of Magellan (1871-2). Her biography first appeared in 1885, and presentation copies of any edition are uncommon. Agassiz's views are expressed trenchantly throughout, not least his opinion of Darwinism: "My recent studies have made more adverse than ever to the new scientific doctrines which are flourishing now in England… I trust to outlive this mania also" (p. 647). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        LA COMMEDIA DI DANTE ALIGHIERI COL COMMENTO INEDITO DI STEFANO TALICE DA RICALDONE. Pubblicato per cura di Vincenzo Promis e di Carlo Negroni.

      per Vincenzo Bona 1886 Prima edizione. Cm.35,5x25,7. Pg.XX, 396. Robusta legatura in mz.pelle coeva con piatti marmorizzati. Titoli e fregi in oro al dorso a quattro nervature, lievemente spellato. Timbro di antica proprietà rimosso al frontespizio. Lievi, fisiologiche fioriture, ma eccellente esemplare, di notevole rarità. "Furono due eruditi di prim'ordine quali Vincenzo Promis e Carlo Negroni (il primo è il Bibliotecario del Re, il secondo un bibliofilo che colleziona codici danteschi, nel 1888 ideatore della Società Dantesca Italiana, sindaco di Novara e senatore) a curare l'edizione della Commedia commentata da Stefano Talice. Due le stampe: a quella torinese del Bona (1886), seguì quella di Hoepli (1888), lussuosissima, voluta espressamente dal sovrano Umberto I. L'opera fu presentata come autografo, ovvero creazione originale del Talice (operante tra XV e l'inizio del XVI secolo, ma lontano dal suo paesello), anche se un filologo attento quale il Rodolfo Renier aveva avanzato già nel 1884 forti dubbi quanto all'originalità del contenuto della fonte, un codice cartaceo della Biblioteca Reale. Le glosse, infatti, potevano più facilmente appartenente all' "albero di famiglia" dei codici che derivavano da un famoso commento trecentesco di Benvenuto da Imola. Una delle preoccupazioni dei curatori, fu ovviamente quella di ricostruire la figura del dotto letterato: non solo quella dei Talice di Ricaldone (ma l'etimo del cognome potrebbe essere D'Alice) era nell'alto Monferrato famiglia "tra le più antiche e cospicue", ma il dotto Stefano, sulla scorta delle ricerche condotte da storici considerati affidabili quali l'acquese Guido Biorci e il torinese Emanuele Vallauri, fu identificato con quel magister, nonché egregius grammaticae professor, rector - direttore - scolarum Savillani (qui la fonte è la Storia di Savigliano del Canonico Casimiro Turletti, 1883 - 1888), nonché il trascrittore di un libro - Le Comodità in villa - del filosofo e agronomo Pier Crescenzio. Ma, in effetti, come si capisce bene, sul Talice sembran oggi più le lacune che le certezze (e forse c'è più di un sospetto che diverse identità possano essere confluite in una). Dal 1904, invece, un dato sicuro giunge da Michele Barbi, che individuò la fonte del commento del Talice da "una lettura fatta nel 1375 a Bologna da Benvenuto da Imola", mentre già nel 1891 un altro filologo, il Rocca, si era occupato del problema ritrovando somiglianze fortissime col commento del Talice nell'edizione del commento di Benvenuto da Imola, contenuta nel codice Laurenziano Ashburnhamiano 839. Concludeva il Barbi che, in entrambi i casi, si trattava di "stesure dell'esposizione bolognese di Benvenuto da Imola ma scritte "per opera di due diversi uditori" (cfr. Chiara Bentivegna, Il canto XVI del Purgatorio. Storia della critica). Ma "d'autore" risulta, almeno, la sottoscrizione, posta al termine del codicillo. Apprendiamo così che opera e lectura Dantis Aldigherii, poete florentini furon concluse per me Stephanum Talicem de Ricaldono in Burgo Liagniaci (Lagnasco), 15 kalendis novembris [il 18 ottobre, quindici giorni prima del 1° novembre] 1474, hora 12a (circa le sei di sera). Il nome di Dante è fondamentale per la giovane nazione che è l'Italia a fine XIX secolo. Nel 1865 cade il sesto centenario della nascita di Dante quando l'Unità è proclamata da soli quattro anni; in fondo basta questo per farne una bandiera nazionale...." (dal sito della rivista "L'Ancora").

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        Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1886 - First Edition, First Printing. A wonderful copy bound in the publisher's ORIGINAL green cloth. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning with light wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, an attractive copy of this First Edition in collector's condition. We buy Stevenson First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Historia del Lujo. Su influencia en las costumbres publicas y privadas de los pueblos y en el desarrollo del arte. Ilustrada con magnificos grabados intercalados y preciosas cromo litografias. 2 Volúmenes

      Font y Torrens Editores, Barcelona 1886 - holandesa bien conservada frontis cromolitográfico, ilustraciones y láminas. . 1517 págs.

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        The Picturesque Atlas of Australasia, 3 vol, first edition EA, 3 Bde.

      - Melbourne, Picturesque Atlas Publishing Comp., 1886., Garran, Andrew; The Picturesque Atlas of Australasia, 3 vol. first edition, with over 800 engravings on wood, publ. 1886, Pictureque Atlas Publishing Comp., Melbourne, folio vol. (komplett mit allen Holzstichen u. Karten), Halbleder mit Goldprägung, bei Bd. 3 fehlt Rücken, berieben u. bestossen, tlw. leicht stockfleckig, rare Erstausgabe komplett mit allen 3 hrsg. Bänden Australien, Südsee, Reisen

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        Little Lord Fauntleroy

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1886 - Burnett's first children's novel. 24 illustrations by Reginald Birch. The illustrations set fashion trends for young boys. This novel was the basis for numerous stage productions including one by Burnett.Fillm versions were made in 1921 and 1936. Little Lord Fauntleroy set a precedent in copyright law, when in 1888 its author won a lawsuit against E. V. Seebohm over the rights to theatrical adaptations of this work. Demand for the book was so great that the printer DeVinne Press could not keep up because of its exacting printing standards. The book has 209 pages with 14 pages of very interesting ads in the rear, including ads for Hans Brinker, Mary Mapes Dodge, works of jules Verne, Samuel Drake and the Adventures of Robin Hood. Book has a decorative brown cloth cover with accents of red, black and gilt. The DeVinne Press imprint is found at page 210 and at the end of the book. Signature mark "12" is on page 177 and Signature mark "14" is on page 209. Some of the pages in the book are loose, the binding is loose and the edges of the cover are worn. A truly unique book for the collector. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        HISTORIA DEL ESTADO PRESENTE Y ANTIGUO DE LA MUI NOBLE Y MUI LEAL CIUDAD DE XEREZ DE LA FRONTERA que se dedica a su Nobilissimo Senado, y Celeberrimo Ayuntamiento.

      - Cuatro tomos encuadernados en dos volúmenes en media piel de época. 21,4x16,5. Tomo 1: 226 pp.+1 plano plegado. Tomo 2: 318 pp. Tomo 3: 243 pp. Tomo 4: 360 pp. Tip. a cargo de Melchor García Ruiz. Xerez, 1886-87. Palau ref. 111316 LIBROS ANTIGUOS

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        ENCICLOPEDIA POPOLARE ILLUSTRATA. 1886-1893.

      Perino, Roma - "Storia, Geografia, Cronologia, Mitologia, Antichità, Scienze Occulte, Blasone, Invenzioni e Scoperte, Linguistica, Storia letteraria, Poesia, Matematica, Fisica, Chimica, Meccanica, Medicina, Anatomia , Giurisprudenza, Astronomia, Meteorologia, Geologia, Storia naturale, Igiene, Filosofia, Religione, Scienza militare, Estetica, Pittura, Scultura, Architettura, Musica, Economia pubblica e domestica, Agricoltura, Commercio, Industria, etc.". Opera completa in venti volumi + due di appendice. Cm.26,8x18,2. Pg.10520 complessive. Legature coeve in mz.pelle con titoli e filetti in oro ai dorsi e piatti marmorizzati. Testo su due colonne, con doppia numerazione di pagina. Moltissime xilografie nel testo. 22000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Large circa 1886 silver gelatin portrait of Ellen Terry by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn

      NP: ND, 1886. No binding. Very Good. Portrait of Ellen Terry 24.5cm x 16.5cm (9-3/4 x 6.5 inches) Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn famous silver gelatin portrait of Ellen Terry circa 1886 originally owned by listed American illustrator Artist Eric (Federic) Pape (1870-1938) and later from recent previous owner, Warren Coolidge (Coolidge married Pape's second wife after Pape's death). Provenance as provided by the dealer this item was purchased from. Pape also did a drawing of Terry circa 1900-1910 from another photo he had of Terry.Some spots and light silver ghosting around perimeter but other wise in very good condition. Rare larger photograph; same image as three Mendelssohn photos (dated 1883 and other two larger images not dated) in the National Portrait Gallery London and one in Royal Academy of Music dated 1883.Ellen Terry was an English stage actress who became the leading Shakespearean actress in Britain. She is considered greatest English actress of the late 19th and early 20th century. Her son was Edward Gordon Craig and her great-nephew was John Gielgud.Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn:Born in Germany, Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn spent his youth in Poland. He fled to England for political reasons, where he began a photographic career, working for Daniel Downey in Newcastle upon Tyne. Mendelssohn subsequently set up his own studio there in 1873, first on Oxford Street and then on Northumberland Street. He moved to London in 1883, establishing studios on Cathcart Road, South Kensington, and Pembridge Crescent, Bayswater. A member of the Royal Photographic Society from 1884, Mendelssohn was also a founder member of the Professional Photographers Association. quoted from the National Gallery website.

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        Warten auf die Audienz

      um 1886 um 1886. Aquarell auf festem Karton, 14,7 x 22,2 cm. Professionell unter säurefreiem Museumspassepartout montiert.. Der große Erfolg der belgischen Historienmalerei in Europa, allen voran der beiden Gemälde von Louis Gallait und Edouard de Biefve, die von 1842 an mehrere Jahre durch ganz Deutschland reisten, verliehen einem ganzen Genre Aufwind. Ihre strikte, Authentizität vermittelnde veristische Darstellung wurde zur Identifikationsfläche einer ganzen Generation, die nicht mehr Zuflucht in der Kunst suchten, sondern von ihr ein Eingreifen in das tatsächliche Leben erwarteten. Geets orientiert sich mit seinem Bild Warten auf die Audienz, das etwas mehr als vierzig Jahre später entstand und von dem wir hier eine herausragend ausgeführte Aquarellversion präsentieren können2, allerdings nicht an jenen vielfigurigen und wuchtigen Schilderungen seiner Landsmänner. Vielmehr verspürt man den Einfluss der französischen Salonmalerei, wie sie maßgeblich von Jean-Leon Gerome berühmt gemacht wurde. Geets steht dabei dessen Lehrer Paul Delaroche in diesem Bild näher als den meisten seiner Zeitgenossen. Willem Geets verkörpert mit seiner hier gezeigten Schilderung schon die Überschreitung der Historie vermittelnden Historienmalerei. Die Hintergründe der Szene sind ebenso unklar wie das weitere Geschehen. Es ist eine beliebige Momentaufnahme, der der Kontext fehlt. Diese Reduktion auf einen Fokuspunkt ist zwar für die Historienmalerei ebenso von entscheidender Bedeutung, doch in ihm musste stets das weite Drumherum enthalten sein. Das Fehlen eben jener Corona' aus historischen Fakten ist dabei bezeichnend für den weiteren Weg der Historienmalerei hin zu einer historisierenden Genremalerei. Die eigentlichen Protagonisten des Bildes sind nicht mehr die Personen der Vergangenheit, sondern die Ausstattung und die Perfektion, mit der sie wiedergegeben sind. Holbein und seinen Zeitgenossen nacheifernd, verlagert sich der Schwerpunkt der Bilderzählung vom "Was" zum "Wie" und begeistert durch eine Präzision, die jedem Detail die Möglichkeit gibt, bildimmanent zu werden. Was den Bildern an geschichtlicher Wahrheit fehlt, kompensieren sie durch eine perfekt inszenierte Requisite. In dieser durchgearbeiteten Schärfung' der Darstellung offenbart sich auch die Konkurrenz zur Photographie, die in jenen Jahren unaufhaltsam in den Bereich der Kunst vordrang. Man mag dies mit dem immer noch nicht vollständig rehabilitierten Begriff des "Historismus" schmähen, doch sollte man gerade in Bildern wie diesem erkennen, dass sich hier eine Entleerung der Bildformen von einem sinnstiftenden Zwang ereignet, der für die spätere Moderne prägend seien sollte. Erst wenn die Formen ahistorisch geworden sind und um ihrer selbst Willen verwendet werden können, eröffnet sich die Möglichkeit einer erneuten Sinnaufladung, wie sie spätestens seit dem Jugendstil und der abstrakten Kunst vollzogen wird. Natürlich ist Geets nicht abstrakt und auch nicht revolutionär, aber ein Blick auf jene Kunstströmungen im Kontext ihrer Zeit ermöglicht gerade dem, der über die Vogelperspektive des Nachgeborenen verfügt, jene vielschichtigen Verknüpfungen zu erkennen und zu verstehen, dass keine Kunst ohne Ahnen auskommt. Wie sie mit diesen umgeht, ist freilich eine andere Geschichte.

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        Sylvie Souvenir du Valois

      - Paris, Librairie L. Conquet, 1886. In-16 de XXIV- 135 p. Préface par Ludovic Halévy. 42 compositions dessinées et gravées à l'eau-forte par Éd. Rudaux. Le numéro 9 d'une édition spéciale en grand papier japonais avec trois séries de preuve. Avec une aquarelle originale par Éd. Rudaux sur la page de titre. Reliure signés par Marius-Michel plein maroquin vert, contreplat maroquin brun de décor en motifs floraux, les gardes en soie, tranche et chasse dorée. Exemplaire avec une boite de protection doublé en soie verte. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Two Summers among the Musquakies,

      Herald Book and Job Rooms, Vinton, Iowa 1886 - ".Relating to the Early History of the Sac and Fox Tribe, Incidents of their Noted Chiefs, Location of the Foxes, or Musquakies, in Iowa, with a full account of their Traditions, Rites and Ceremonies, and the personal experience of the writer for two and a half years among them." 1st, good only; front hinge is splitting and all leaves before the title page are missing. In original dark green cloth, stamped in gilt "Lo, the Poor Indian" on the front cover. Spine ends & corners worn, corners bumped; gilt title on spine dull. Bump at the top has bent the corners of the pages as well. Text clean and unmarked. Errata slip bound in after title page. 238 pp. Howes B-1032, Graff 514. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nouveau Dictionnaire National ou Dictionnaire Universel de la Langue Francaise; Band 1-4 Repertoire Encyclopedique des Lettres, de L'Histoire, de la Geographie, des Sciences, des Arts et de L'Industrie

      Garnier, Paris, 1886.. 4 Bände 4°, gebundene Ausgabe, Ledereinband. Antiquarische Exemplare. Band 1-4. Lederrücken in rot mit abgesetzten Bünden und goldfarbener Schrift und Ornamenten. Beide Buchdeckel mit vertiefter Struktur ebenso in rot. Insgesam sind alle 4 Bände sehr gut erhalten. Teilweise Ecken bestoßen und einzelne Kanten etwas beschabt. Alle Rücken weisen leichte Schabstellen auf. Beim 1. Band ist der Bereich des unteren Rückens eingerissen, und beim 4. Band ebenso aber nur leicht eingerissen (Siehe Bild)

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        Rosmersholm.

      . Skuespil i fire Akter. Orig. udgave. Kbhvn. 1886. [2] + 203 s. Indbundet i samtidigt halvlaeder rigt dekoreret med guld og med farvet skindlabel pa ryggen..

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        A List of the Mammals of Manitoba

      Winnipeg: Manitoba Scientific and Historical Society 1886, 1st Edition. () 26 pp.. Very good. Octavo. Bound in full 19th century full buckram. Gilt stamp and number on the front board. Original wrappers bound in. Illustrated with a number of line drawings on title page and through the text. Rubber stamp on the title page. A touch of browning otherwise in very nice condition. Peel (3) 1640. Historical and Scientific Society of Manitoba, Transactions no. 23. Rare. This being Seton's first publication before he changed his name to Ernest Thompson Seton. An interesting association copy as this copy has the gilt stamp of the Zoological Society of London on the front board and a rubber stamp dated 1888 on the title page..

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        [Royal North-West Mounted Police] Lawrence W. Herchmer NWMP Fourth Commissioner

      Winnipeg: Frederick Steele & Co. [no date]. (Photograph) Very good. Original image mounted on studio card: Card: 9 7 / 8" X 7 7 / 8"; Image: 8 7 / 8" X 7". [North-West Mounted Police]Lawrence W. Herchmer NWMP Forth Commissioner: April 1 1886 - July 31, 1900Photographer: Steele & Co. WinnipegOriginal image mounted on studio card: Damage to bottom right corner of card only..

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        Attention, Knights of Labor

      Knights of Labor March 20, 1886, Nashville, TN - Broadside, 8x11.625 inches, all text printed on one side only, paper browned, one chip in the margin of the upper right hand corner, creased with a closed tear along one fold. Call to a meeting on March 21 in Nashville and a call to boycott Stetson hats and the three stores (named) that still sell them in Nashville. Text includes the Preamble of the Knights of Labor, including equal pay for equal work for both sexes.

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        REQUERIMENTO DE FRANCISCO TRAVASSOS VALDEZ ESCRIPTOR PUBLICO E EX-FUNCIONÁRIO DO ESTADO A S. M. F. EL-REI O SENHOR D. LUIZ I para ser nomeado Consul de 1ª classe e não havendo vacatura posto em disponibilidade ou aposentado como Consul Geral, com o respec

      S. Paulo 1886 - 1 Vol. de 54 pp. (?80,00) Segundo Inocêncio (Vol.IX, pp.385-388) o autor nasceu em 1825 e foi representante de Portugal em Angola, Cabo e Timor nas questões dos tribunais sobre a Escravatura e no governo provincial, tendo-se dedicado a percorrer grandes extensões do mundo, publicando várias obras sobre as viagens e locais. Encadernado juntamente com: MATTOS, Julio de - "ALLUCINAÇÕES E ILLUSÕES. Ensaio de Psychologia Medica", Teixeira & Irmão - Editores, S. Paulo, 1892 (?50). FORJAZ, Augusto - "PORTUGAL E BRAZIL: Apontamentos para a história do nosso conflicto com a republica dos Estados Unidos do Brazil" (?60,00). "O ADAMASTOR EM PERNAMBUCO OU O AMARAL ANNOTADO" (?30,00). GOMES, Henrique de Barros - "DISCURSOS PROFERIDOS NA CAMARA DOS SENHORES DEPUTADOS ACERCA DA FAZENDA PUBLICA E DA QUESTÃO DO ZAIRE" Imprensa Nacional, Lisboa, 1885 (?130,00) Size: In-8º (210x145) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Reseña Histórica de la Universidad de Sevilla, y Descripción de su Iglesia.

      Sevilla: Imprenta de Enrique Rasco, 1886. - Primera edición. 4to. XXVII + 157 pp. + 3h. Encuadernación en plena pasta española con tres tejuelos y nervios. Restos de antiguo sello de caucho en portadilla. Muy buen ejemplar. Tirada de 149 ejemplares. Palau 154102

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        LIVRE, REVUE MENSUELLE BIBLIOGRAPHIE ANCIENNE.|LE

      A. Quantin, Paris 1886 - small 4to. variously bound in original paper wrappers, later cloth, and contemporary half cloth with leather spine labels and marbled paper. A large run of this deluxe periodical for bibliophiles was first published by A. Quantin in 1880 and later by Quantin with Octave Uzanne from 1881 to 1889. (Ulrich & Kup p.124.) A spectacular journal letterpress printed with many original prints bound-in. Artists include Jules Adeline, author of Les Arts de Reproduction Vulgarises (1894), as well as others. Some plates are reproduced in color. Filled with illustrations of books, book illustrations, bindings, portraits, and other subjects. Many articles are devoted to the history of printing as well as to contemporary book production. Present are volumes one through three (1881-1883), and volumes five and six (1885-1886). Part one of the first volume is bound in later cloth, part two is unbound and all other volumes are bound in period half cloth with leather spine labels and marbled boards. variously bound in original paper wrappers, later cloth, and contemporary half cloth with leather spine labels and marbled paper [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Bibliography of South Australia

      Adelaide: E. Spiller, Government Printer, 1886. Octavo, 118 pp., lithographic title-page and wrappers, an outstanding copy in a navy quarter calf bookform box with gilt lettering. Scarce bibliography bearing the bookplate of Sir Henry Ayers, the successful colonial entrepreneur and longstanding premier of South Australia after whom Ayer's Rock was named.The bibliography was prepared by Thomas Gill, a South Australian resident and book collector, for distribution at the London Colonial & Indian Exhibition of 1886. This copy is beautifully preserve in the original lithographic wrappers featuring a bushland scene with native flora and fauna. Gill was a keen collector of Australiana, with a considerable personal collection reflecting his interests in geography, exploration and Aboriginal life. This bibliography was principally compiled from the publications in the author's library, and some years later in 1903 he published a bibliography of the Northern Territory.

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        1886 THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER MARK TWAIN 2ND EDITION 150+ E.W. KEMBLE ILLUSTRATIONS HUCK FINN RARE $

      Hartford, American Publishing Co. 1886 - THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER 1886; Mark Twain, Samuel Clemens; 2nd Edition; Hartford, American Publishing Co.; Illustrated by E.W. Kemble; 275 Pages; w6.9"xh8.9"; Very Rare!!! Great For any Fan of the Famous Author/Classic or Collector. Great Gift Idea; Very Hard to Come By; Only one other copy for sale on the internet!!! ATTRIBUTES: A Gorgeous, sleek original navy blue cloth cover design with ornate gold/black décor to front/binding, black borders/centerpiece to back, with a great frontispiece and over 150 wonderful illustrations throughout and a Legendary American Classic!!! SUMMARY: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain is an 1876 novel about a young boy growing up along the Mississippi River. The story is set in the fictional town of St. Petersburg, inspired by Hannibal, Missouri, where Twain lived. Tom Sawyer lives with his Aunt Polly and his half-brother Sid. Tom dirties his clothes in a fight and is made to whitewash the fence the next day as punishment. He cleverly persuades his friends to trade him small treasures for the privilege of doing his work. He then trades the treasures for Sunday School tickets which one normally receives for memorizing verses, redeeming them for a Bible, much to the surprise and bewilderment of the superintendent who thought "it was simply preposterous that this boy had warehoused two thousand sheaves of Scriptural wisdom on his premises—a dozen would strain his capacity, without a doubt." BACKGROUND: Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called "the Great American Novel". CONDITION: Condition is Good/Very Good. Some wear to edges, inner spine strengthened, little glue repair to inner hinge paper at end pages/still some wear, first few pages stick out a little but secure, pages are very good, slight age tone, slight crinkle to spine, hinges/text block are very good for close to 130 years old!!! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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