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        Kidnapped: Being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the year 1751

      First edition, first issue. Colored frontispiece fold-out map. 17 pages of ads dated "5G.4.86" and "5B.4.86". Original gilt stamped red cloth (spine ends a bit frayed; spine darkened; rubbing; cocked); black coated endpapers. Good-very good. Bookseller's blindstamp on the front free endpaper. Beinecke 378. Prideaux p. 46-48.

      [Bookseller: Houle Rare Books & Autographs]
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        PAZZI ED ANOMALI

      S. Lapi editore, 1886. ITALIANO 0,86 Volumetto di morbida brossura e copertina di leggero cartocino lievemente ingrigito e strappato all'angolo inferiore con piccolissima fioritura. Dorso stanco e lievemente logoro. Pagine ai 3 tagli irregolari e più corte quella del frontespizio ed alcune del primo capitolo: presente leggera scollatura di queste. Il libro termina alla pagina numero 80 che non è quella culminante. USATO

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        Illustrated Handbook Of Victoria, Australia. Colonial And Indian Exhibition, London. 1886.

      Melbourne, John Ferres, Government Printer, Circa 1886.. First Edition; Lge 8vo; pp. 108, profusely illustrated with [69 pages] b/w illustrations [engravings]; 4 of which are folding, fold map of Victoria showing position of State schools, bound in contemporary red hard-grain morocco, raised bands, richly gilt, all edges gilt, gilt inner dentelles, title lettered in gilt on spine. Complete as issued without the plate, "Interior of St. Paul's new Church of England cathedral", a very good copy. Ferguson 17078. Handbook of facts, figures and illustrations specially prepared for the 1886 exhibition in London for the promotion of the colony of Victoria, covers history and the future as seen in 1886 including agriculture, railways, education and religion. Nice 1886 b/w illustrations of many public buildings and maps including fold-out illustration of the Victorian Navy, which appears to consist of the HMVS Nelson, HMCSS Victoria, Cerberus and a torpedo boat either the Lonsdale or Nepean, Houses of Parliament, International Exhibition Buildings, General Post Office, Melbourne water supply [Yan Yean Reservoir]. Full page illustrations of City Brewery, Grand Stand MCG, Parkside Ironworks, Gun-boat Victoria, Carlton Brewery, Melbourne Docks, St. Pauls New Church, Wilson Hall and New Medical School buildings at Melb. Uni., New and Old Prince's Bridges, Switch-Room, Victorian Telephone Exchange Company includes relevant cut out of Herald newspaper article 1937. Large foldout map of State Schools throughout Colony. Interesting 10 pages written about Victoria as a wine producing country.

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        LEIPZIGER STUDIEN ZUR CLASSISCHEN PHILOLOGIE vol. I anno IX

      VON S. HIRZEL, 1886. INTERLINGUE 0,2 Brossura editoriale morbida, con titoli neri, ingiallita e con strappetto al dorso e lievi segni di usura ai bordi, pagine con bruniture da fattore tempo, con lieve fioritura ed alcune gore, tagli non rifilati, in latino e greco USATO

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        Alice's Adventures Under Ground. Being a Facsimile of the Original MS. Book Afterwards Developed Into "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland".

      London and New York: Macmillan and Co., 1886 - Octavo. Original red cloth, gilt titles to spine and front board, boards with triple gilt rules, gilt centrepiece to lower board, gilt edges. With the dust jacket. Extremities lightly rubbed and sunned, free endpapers browned at inside margin. A very good copy in the jacket with small chips to head and tails of spine and upper edge. With 37 illustrations by the author in the text. First and only edition, one of 5,000 copies printed of this facsimile of the first draft of Alice's Adventures in the author's hand (about 12,700 words compared to more than 26,700 in the published version), with his own illustrations, the later issue with white endpapers, apparently consisting of remainder sheets put into covers perhaps as late as 1931. Williams–Madan–Green–Crutch 194. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Le Scapin N° 1 - 9; 2e Serie, Jg. 1886. Mit beigebundenen Umschlägen; es fhelt bei N° 8. Gebunden.

      Paris: M. Soiart 1886 HLWd., 254 Seiten, kl. 8°, mit Lederschildchen auf Rücken; gemusterte Bezugsdecken. Einband etwas berieben und abgegriffen, Kanten und Ecken etwas beschabt, Rückenschildchen teilweise abgeblättert. Seiten stellenweise unscheinbar beschmutzt bzw. altersgebräunt, sonst sehr guter Zustand. Selten.

      [Bookseller: Antikvariát Valentinská]
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        New Zealand and South Pacific Ferns

      New Zealand, Australia, South Pacific, circa 1886-1890. Nineteenth Century album containing numerous fern specimens harvested by an especially artistic plant collector, uniquely displayed in 31 colourful motifs, with manuscript captions in a fine hand identifying them by scientific Latin names. Several specimens are very large. Qto. 31 pages. Maroon leather boards titled "New Zealand Ferns" and bordered in gilt, with original satin endpapers, gilt edged heavy art cardstock leaves. Volume measures approximately 26 x 31 x 7 cm. A pleasing volume in which is presented a bountiful collection in artistic arrangements. The collector or botanist who created this lovely herbarium has yet to be identified, however further investigation may find it to be Mrs. Frederica Bell, wife of Tom Bell (1839-1929), an important historical New Zealand figure known as King of the Kermadecs. It is interesting to note that the Whanganui Regional Museum holds an album presented in the same manner, with manuscript captions in a like hand, perhaps the same hand as it is somewhat unordinary, and contained in a binding of consistent description to the present volume. The album held by the museum is titled "New Zealand Ferns. Mrs. Tom Bell, 1886." While it is not confirmed whether Mrs. Bell compiled the album or it was gifted to her, it is certainly conceivable that she was its creator. The best recorded and most successful attempt at cultivating Raoul Island (Sunday Island, Rangitahua), was made by the Bell family, who lived there for over three decades from 1877 to 1913 and who kept diaries of their adventures. Tom (originally from Yorkshire) and Frederica married around 1866 and had ten children, one of whom. One of their eldest sons, Roy, made a name for himself as a botanist, as a photographer, and for his knowledge of birds, particularly on the island. It is quite likely that he learned much about botany from his mother Frederica who was born into a Lancashire family of farmers. Tom had previously tried his hand as a gold miner, drapery business owner, and hotelier. Frederica was the one with plant knowledge and agricultural experience, and thus surely played a critical role in the family's legacy of cultivating Raoul Island. A visitor to the island in the late 1880s recorded at least 54 species of exotic plants being cultivated by the Bells, some of which included pawpaw, guava, pineapple, pomegranate, mango, sugar cane, six varieties of taro, fourteen types of bananas, date palm, several vegetables including kumara, as well as Norfolk pine, and even coffee and Havana tobacco! [The latter was a gift from a former Governor of New Zealand and friend of Tom Bell.] Indeed their farming endeavours gained high repute, and from 1889-1892 a New Zealand Government Settlement Scheme resulted in four families and eight individuals arriving on Raoul to establish gardens for the provision of fruit and produce to the New Zealand mainland. A substantial selection of ferns native to New Zealand, Australia, and South Pacific islands, is presented in uncommonly artistic and elegant arrangements by a nineteenth century botanical enthusiast. The specimens have been remarkably well preserved and retain their natural hues of deep mauve, camouflage sage, brilliant silver, vibrant gold and yellows, rich burgundies and hints of orange. Their delicate textures remain intact, and occasionally feature naturally defined borders and perfectly aligned sori affixed to some of the leaves, as only mother nature can perfect. A most aesthetically pleasing botanical work, following are a few examples of the specimens found within: •Cyathea dealbata - also known as the silver tree-fern, or silver fern or as ponga (from Maori kaponga or ponga), a species endemic to New Zealand, which is a symbol commonly associated with the country both overseas and by New Zealanders themselves. The earliest use of the silver fern as an official national symbol was by the New Zealand Army during the Second Boer War •Adiantum affine - attributed to German botanist, plant taxonomist, and pharmacist Carl Ludwig Willdenow who was a founder of phytogeography •Pteris incisa [Histiopteris incisa] - which was described as a genus not long before in 1875. Nicknamed the bat's wing fern, water fern or fern mata, it is found in Australia, New Zealand and in other South Pacific islands region. •Dicksonia squarrosa - endemic to New Zealand forests and commonly called wheki or rough tree fern •Gleichenia - a genus restricted to New Caledonia in the South Pacific is displayed together with a lovely sprawling specimen of Cunninghamii identified by English botanist and explorer Allan Cunningham during his extensive collecting expedition to Australia from 1816 to 1831. •Hypolepis millefolium - the thousand-leaved fern identified by William Jackson Hooker in 1852 •Hymenophyllum Scabrun - attributed to Sir John Herschel and described in Edward Lowe's "New and rare Ferns" published in 1871. The Hymenophyllum is named for its fronds of very thin translucent tissue, which limit its growth to only very humid areas. •Lomaria lanceolata - prolific in New Zealand, also native to Australia, possibly also Fiji, Samoa and Tahiti, common in damp forests, especially along stream banks. •Asplenium gracillimum - here erroneously identified as Asplenium bulbiferum, which is common today and even more common from this era. Both are native to New Zealand and Australia, the Asplenium gracillimum producing fewer bulbils and having more widely set frond segments. Earlier literature refers to the Australian plants as Asplenium bulbiferum s.sp. gracillimum. •Pellaea rotundifolia - the button fern •Nephrodium velutinum •Trichomanes reniforme in a lovely mauve shade - better known as the kidney fern, which has since been re-classified as Hymenophyllum nephrophyllum

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        Obras completas. Vertidas al castellano por Don Jacinto Labaila. Magnifica edicion esplendidamente ilustrada con bellisimas cromolitografias. 6 Volumenes

      Terraza Aliena y Cia, Valencia 1886 - tela estampada negra y dorada bien conservada, leves pérdidas en lomera cromolitografías, hojas tostadas. . 4626 págs.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA ANTICUARIA EPOPEYA]
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        Il viaggio della Jeannette e la Spedizione Greely

      Milano, Treves, 1886, 4¡ tutta tela originale rossa con fregi in oro, pp. 422 con numerose illustrazioni n.t. Bella copia.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani già' Naturalistica snc]
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        Jo's Boys, And How They Turned Out. A Sequel to "Little Men"

      Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1886 - First Edition, first state. Original cloth; bookplate; contemporary gift in scription; very good plus in a custom morocco slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        Robur le conquérant. Un billet de loterie. Frritt - Flacc

      First collective edition. A double volume, catalog DF, with the novelties for the year 1885/1886. One of the few volumes bearing the date on the title page. Illustrated with 87 drawings by Benett and Roux.Cartonnage of publisher to the two elephants of the 3rd type. Red Percaline. A. Lenègre bookbinder. Plate of Souze.Beautiful first plate. Second flat in good condition. Back to the golds a little dull. Corners and heads slightly rubbed. Soft head cap. Fresh paper, with almost nonexistent foxing. Beautiful copy.A novel of anticipation in which three members of an aeronautical club are abducted for a voyage aboard a flying machine worthy of the Nautilus. Jules Verne will give a later sequel to this novel in the title: Master of the World . Hetzel Paris 1886 Grd. in-8 (17,5x27,8cm) 220 ; 198pp. relié

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        Madame Bovary

      London: Vizetelly & Co, 1886. First English language edition. Very Good. Octavo: [2, publisher's ad], [i-vii], viii-xxii, 383; complete with the frontispiece and four illustrations. Original publisher's blue-green cloth binding with gilt lettering on the spine, gilt borders and center gilt cherub motif framing the title; publisher's blind stamp on rear cover. A Very Good copy that has been rebacked, preserving the original end-papers (although inner hinges show work). Otherwise a fairly clean, attractive copy internally (and priced competitively with the other copies in cloth). Flaubert's Emma Bovary rapidly gained notoriety for seduction and suicide following the novel's release and surrounding obscenity lawsuit in 1857. It would take another thirty years before the English edition of Flaubert's masterwork was translated and brought to Britain by Eleanor Marx-Aveling, daughter of Karl Marx, who aimed to give the English "a chance of reading... and seeing for themselves whether there is even the slightest foundation for this charge of immorality" (xii). Today, the novel is considered a masterpiece. "Madame Bovary is first and foremost a major milestone in the development of modern and, eventually, modernist fiction, as it introduced or intensified such developments as authorial 'impersonality', free indirect narration and a willingness to delve thematically into the banality and vulgarity of contemporary life" (Sayeau). Very Good.

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        IL CAPITALE. Critica dell'Economia politica.

      Torino, Utet, 1886. In-8 (mm. 243x150), mz. pergamena coeva, filetti e tit. oro su due tasselli al dorso, pp. (4),903. "Prima edizione italiana" del “Libro Primo” di questo testo fondamentale (pubblicato nel 1867), contenuto nel IX volume (parte II) della celebre "Biblioteca dell'Economista", diretta da Boccardo. Il volume comprende: "Il Capitale" di Marx (pp. 685) - “L'idea dell'Evoluzione”, conferenza filosofico-sociale di L. Jacoby e “Osservazioni critiche su talune dottrine economiche di G. Stuart Mill” di N. Tcernicewsky. Cfr. Cat. Bibl. Einaudi,II, p. 555 - Cat. storico Utet, p. 366. "Questa traduzione del "Capitale", riguarda solo il primo vol. dell'opera, il piu' importante e fondamentale, di solito l'unico conosciuto" (il secondo e il terzo furono pubblicati postumi a cura di Engels, rispettivamente nel 1885 e nel 1894). Cosi' Diz. delle Opere Bompiani,II, p. 105. Con qualche lieve fioritura, peraltro ben conservato.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1886 - 1886 Original Paperback Wisden

      1886. Hi, This lot is an 1886 Original Paperback Wisden. It has had the Original Spine Paper touched up but otherwise a very nice example of an old book. The book is very tightly bound, the covers have some marks but overall of good quality. Internally nice and clean , very white and hardly any spotting.

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        Aquarellierte Bleistiftzeichnung des Elternhauses des Künstlers mit von ihm handgeschriebenen Sinnspruch. Signiert und mit Weihnachten 1886 datiert.

      1886 - Bildmaß der Darstellung ca. 28 x 34 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), Blattmaß ca. 31 x 38 cm, alter unter Passepartout und Glas gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß 42 x 50 cm ). Das Blatt links unten signiert sowie untenstehend mit *Weihnachten 1896 * vom Künstler datiert. Das schöne Blatt zeigt das Elternhaus der Künstlers vor dem die beiden Kinder ( Albert und seine Schwester ) die nach Hause kommenden Eltern begrüßen. Untenstehend mit von A. Wirth geschriebenem mit Rosen und Putto sowie Veilchen geschmückten Sinnspruch *So lieblich wie dereinst, noch stehst du heute – so – wie ich dich im Herzen trage. Vaterhaus! Du Ort der schönen Zeit, der sorgenlosen Jugend goldenen Tage. * Weiter unten rechts *Zur Erinnerung an deinen Freund Albert Wirth *. Das Blatt gebräunt, gering fleckig, das Passepartout etwas fleckig, der Rahmen gering bestoßen. ( Literatur: u.a. Thieme-Becker, Band XXXVI, Seite 101 ) ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage – further pics at request ) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Frederick Douglass Signed Deed for Washington D.C. Land 1886

      - A District of Columbia area deed signed by Frederick Douglass in 1886. Douglass served as advisor to several presidents, including Abraham Lincoln, and in his later years was appointed to a series of federal offices. In 1881, President James Garfield appointed him the District of Columbia Recorder of Deeds, then a high-paying job. Douglass held the position for four years, resigning in 1884 to spend the next two years traveling with his wife. Matted with an image of Douglass. Overall dimensions: 15 1/8 " x 15 1/8 "; deed measures 8 1/2 " x 3 1/2 ". Condition: Very good condition with what appears to be a pencil signature by an unknown person near bottom edge.

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        Dossier relatif à Léopold Goirand, député des Deux-Sèvres de 1887 à 1898 [ Contient : ] : 3 Lettres autographes signées de Léopold Goirand (dont tres intéressante lettre notée "confidentiel" datée du 1er août 1886 : "Il ne faut pas nous dissimuler que nous avons surtout succombé sous l'action des [ ...] subalternes qui ont raccolé les électeurs et les ont convaincus au cabaret. A cette organisation il faut répondre par une organisation similaire [ ... ] En mon absence vous pourriez me rendre un service ce serait de trouver à Melle quelqu'un d'intelligent et d'actif (je crois que Marcel Guiochon ferait notre affaire). Voici quelle serait sa mission. Il irait dans chaque commune et s'informerait auprès de nos correspondants dont je vous envoie ci inclus la liste de lui désigner 2 ou 3 agents intelligents et actifs qui auraient pour mission de voir les électeurs qu'ils peuvent connaîte et d'arriver à les convaincre et à la faire voter. [... ] Je crois qu'on pourrait provisoirement verser à chacun de ces agents par exemple 10 f. et leur donner un bon de 10 f. à recevoir chez Giochon en cas de succès de ma candidature. [ ... ] Cette organisation devra être faite aussi discrètement que possible [ souligné ] les fonds ne devront être remis que vendredi seulement [ souligné ]. L'action des agents ne devra commencer que Samedi dans la journée et se continuer dimanche [ ... ] M. Aymé se figure qu'il nous écrasera par son argent [ ... ] je ne reculerai devant aucun sacrifice, aucun, entendez le bien, et dites les bien à Le Giochon [...] Votre rôle dans tout ceci, mon Cher Ami c'est celui d'inspirateur que je vous prie de prendre : vous comprenez que je ne peux écrire à M. Giochon dans ce détail tout ce qu'on peut faire, c'est pour cela que je vous écris à vous, vous priant de vouloir bien interpréter et compléter ma pensée") ; Une lettre signée de deux libraires Mellois, Alexandre Vincent et M. Junin, adressée à Léopold Goirand le 2 septembre 1886 [Ils souhaitaient créer un journal soutenant les intérêts libéraux à Melle et s'inquiètent : "Le jour où nous établissions le devis de nos frais d'installation, nous avons appris, par hasard, qu'une imprimerie et un journal allaient, par vos soins, Monsieur, être fondés à Melle") ; Extrait du journal Le Parlement illustré numéro du 1er avril 1888 consacré à Léopold Goirand ; Le réveil des Campagnes. Journal Républicain indépendant des Deux-Sèvres 1ère Année n°8 du 1er novembre 1891 [avec corrections typographiques, on y évoque Léopold Goirand ] ; 4 tracts politiques dont un de Goirand (1889), un autre de Aymé de la Chèvrelière, d'autres plus tardifs d'autres politiciens ; La Future Chambre 1889 : Aymé de la Chèvrelière ; L'Union Mellois Organe Républicain libéral de l'Arrondissement de Melle 2e année n° 5 du jeudi 2 Février 1899 ; Le Réveil des Campagnes. Journal Républicain indépendant des Deux-Sèvres 2 numéros du 1er novembre 1891 et du 13 décembre 1891

      Dossier relatif à Léopold Goirand, député des Deux-Sèvres de 1887 à 1898 [ Contient : ] : 3 Lettres autographes signées de Léopold Goirand (dont tres intéressante lettre notée "confidentiel" datée du 1er août 1886 : "Il ne faut pas nous dissimuler que nous avons surtout succombé sous l'action des [ ...] subalternes qui ont raccolé les électeurs et les ont convaincus au cabaret. A cette organisation il faut répondre par une organisation similaire [ ... ] En mon absence vous pourriez me rendre un service ce serait de trouver à Melle quelqu'un d'intelligent et d'actif (je crois que Marcel Guiochon ferait notre affaire). Voici quelle serait sa mission. Il irait dans chaque commune et s'informerait auprès de nos correspondants dont je vous envoie ci inclus la liste de lui désigner 2 ou 3 agents intelligents et actifs qui auraient pour mission de voir les électeurs qu'ils peuvent connaîte et d'arriver à les convaincre et à la faire voter. [... ] Je crois qu'on pourrait provisoirement verser à chacun de ces agents par exemple 10 f. et leur donner un bon de 10 f. à recevoir chez Giochon en cas de succès de ma candidature. [ ... ] Cette organisation devra être faite aussi discrètement que possible [ souligné ] les fonds ne devront être remis que vendredi seulement [ souligné ]. L'action des agents ne devra commencer que Samedi dans la journée et se continuer dimanche [ ... ] M. Aymé se figure qu'il nous écrasera par son argent [ ... ] je ne reculerai devant aucun sacrifice, aucun, entendez le bien, et dites les bien à Le Giochon [...] Votre rôle dans tout ceci, mon Cher Amin c'est celui d'inspirateur que je vous prie de prendre : vous comprenez que je ne peux écrire à M. Giochon dans ce détail tout ce qu'on peut faire, c'est pour cela que je vous écris à vous, vous priant de vouloir bien interpréter et compléter ma pensée") ; Une lettre signée de deux libraires Mellois, Alexandre Vincent et M. Junin, adressée à Léopold Goirand le 2 septembre 1886 [Ils souhaitaient créer un journal soutenant les intérêts libéraux à Melle et s'inquiètent : "Le jour où nous établissions le devis de nos frais d'installation, nous avons appris, par hasard, qu'une imprimerie et un journal allaient, par vos soins, Monsieur, être fondés à Melle") ; Extrait du journal Le Parlement illustré numéro du 1er avril 1888 consacré à Léopold Goirand ; Le réveil des Campagnes. Journal Républicain indépendant des Deux-Sèvres 1ère Année n°8 du 1er novembre 1891 [avec corrections typographiques, on y évoque Léopold Goirand ] ; 4 tracts politiques dont un de Goirand (1889), un autre de Aymé de la Chèvrelière, d'autres plus tardifs d'autres politiciens ; La Future Chambre 1889 : Aymé de la Chèvrelière ; L'Union Mellois Organe Républicain libéral de l'Arrondissement de Melle 2e année n° 5 du jeudi 2 Février 1899 ; Le Réveil des Campagnes. Journal Républicain indépendant des Deux-Sèvres 2 numéros du 1er novembre 1891 et du 13 décembre 1891 Fondateur de la Gazette du Palais, Léopold Goirand fut député des Deux-Sèvres de 1887 à 1898 puis sénateur de 1906 à 1920. Très intéressant dossier, avec une incroyable L.A.S. détaillant les dessous des élections ! Français

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        The Pictorial Arts of Japan

      Boston and New York - Houghton Mifflin 1886 - A scarce four volume work on Japanese art. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates and vignettes demonstrating examples of the art. 39 of forty plates to volume III. Part IV has sixteen plates, of those listed to the 'List of Plates' to the contents, this work is lacking plates 19,38,39 and 40. To plate 35 of volume IIIthe headpiece has been cut from the descriptive leaf. Further cuts to the leaf. Would appear the plate has also been removed and then loosely inserted is an imageby Kikycgi Yosai of YamatoTakeru, the image intended to be this plate. Written by William Anderson, an English surgeon and important Japanese art collector and scholar. Anderson was the first chairman of the Japansociety and in 1881 the British museum acquired of 2000 Japanese and Chinese paintings from Anderson. The same year as this work he wrote his Descriptive and Historical Account of a Collection of Japanese and Chinese paintings in the British museum which was a pioneering work. Condition: In uniform cloth bindings with pictorial front boards. Volume IV is a portfolio holding plates. Externally, rubbed to the spines and extremities. Library shelf number written to the spines of all volumes. Bumping to the extremities. Spokane Public Library stamp to the front pastedown of all volumes. Front endpaper to volume I has detached but present. Front hinge to volumes II III arestrained but firm. Tape repairs to front endpapers and first leaf to volume III. Library stamp to the verso of title page to volume I numbered 72112. 72113 stamped to the first leaf of volume II, 72114to first leaf of volume III and to plate 25, 72115 is to the portfolio of volume IV. Internally, all volumes are generally firmly bound. To plate 35 of volumeIIIthe headpiece has been cut from the descriptive leaf. Further cuts to the leaf. Would appear the plate has also been removed and then loosely inserted is an imageby Kikycgi Yosai of YamatoTakeru, the image intended to be this plate. Closed tears and small chips to the bottom of pages to volume III from the delicate nature of the paper and where it has been turned. Heavy chipping to the plates andleaves to part IV with some leaves creased also. Pages arebright to all volumes with the odd spots. Overall: GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Inauguration of the Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World, By the President of the United States on Bedlow's Island, New York, Thursday, October 28, 1886

      New York: D. Appleton & Co. (1886), 1887. First Edition . Blue Cloth, Gilt. Fine. 9 1/8" Tall. Frontispiece. 63 Pp. Blue Cloth, Gilt. Frontispiece Is A Reproduction Of The Engraved Invitation To The Inauguration Ceremony. Contains An Account Of The Proceedings, The Addresses In Full, And A Brief History Of The Statue. Bookplate Of U S Medal Of Honor Winner Palma Di Cesnola, Who Later Became U S Consul In Cyprus 1865 - 1877. He Undertook Excavations There And His Archaeological Collection Formed The Basis Of The Metropolitan Museum's Large Collection Of Greek Antiquities. Book Is Near Fine, Gilt Still Brilliant, Covers Clean, Light Chipping To Front Free Endpaper, Contents Fine.

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        NORTH-COUNTRY FLIES

      Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington 1886 - 2nd 1886. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. 12 plates, 11 of which are hand-painted illustrations from the author's own drawings, with particulars of the dressings and season of each fly. Book also contains chapters on fishing the Minnow, The Creeper, The Stonefly, and The Worn in clear water, with an extra plate showing the hooks necessary therefore. Second edition. This book has been expertly rebacked with original spine laid down. Plates are all present - but plate 4 is missing its tissue-guard. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a few scuff marks. Bookplate to front pastedown. Ink stamp to half-title page. A few light margin marks and browning; a little foxing. [S] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ALS - Eigenhändiger Brief mit Unterschrift.

      London 24.IX.1886. 4 Seiten 8. Mit blau gedrucktem Briefkopf. Henry Maudsley (1835-1918), englischer Psychiater, seinerzeit der bedeutendste Vertreter seines Faches in Großbritannien. - An den englischen Neurologen und Naturforscher Henry Charlton Bastian (1837-1915), dem er für die Übersendung "of your learned treatise" (vermutlich "Paralyses, Cerebral, Bulbar and Spinal") dankt."... How glad I am that I am not immortal! That is what it has made me feel, since it has shown me how many things I should have to go on to learn, were I gifted with that fatal curse .Why such a villainous type, odious to the eyes of gods and men? You might, by a malignant metempsychosis, have been transmigrated into a Yankee - the most offensive animal in creation - to have selected such a type.Of course I have not yet read the book - have only looked into it here and there - but I have seen enough to beget a hope that it will clarify the confusion in which I at present am with regard to 'centres' and 'centres', motor and other-kinded in the convolutions. High metaphysical creations I should be apt to call such 'centres' ."

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        Kidnapped

      Cassell & Company Ltd, London 1886 - 12.5 x 18.2cm full red morocco by Bayntun, with gilt stamped boarder front and back , five raised bands and six compartments, two with titles and the remainder with gilt decoration, dentelles, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, 311 + 17 ads, together with fold out map of the cruise of the brig Covenant, and the probable course of David Balfour's Wanderings. The original covers have been bound in. This is a 1st printing with "business" rather than "pleasure" on p.40 line 11; "nine o'clock" on p. 64 line 1; and "Long Islands" on p.101, lines 9-10. Page 312 consists of an advertisement for Treasure Island and the publisher's advertisements are dated'5.G.4.86' and '5.B.4.86' as called for. The boards are near fine with a hint of rubbing to the shoulders only. Internally, the book has no inscriptions or book plates. The folded map is somewhat spotted and there is a small closed tear of 1cm at the bottom edge of the map fold and slight creasing at the fore edge. The book has occasional foxing spots throughout. All in all a really beautifully bound copy of this fabulous classic tale of adventure. If you would like any further information or images, please do not hesitate to ask. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Memoirs

      Two volumes. Steel engraved portrait frontispiece and 4 other portraits, 15 folding maps. Second edition, revised and corrected. 8vo., cross-grained green cloth, lettered in gilt. New York, D. Appleton and Company.

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        Aquarellierte Bleistiftzeichnung des Elternhauses des Künstlers mit von ihm handgeschriebenen Sinnspruch. Signiert und mit Weihnachten 1886 datiert.

       1886 Bildmaß der Darstellung ca. 28 x 34 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), Blattmaß ca. 31 x 38 cm, alter unter Passepartout und Glas gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß 42 x 50 cm ). Das Blatt links unten signiert sowie untenstehend mit *Weihnachten 1896 * vom Künstler datiert. Das schöne Blatt zeigt das Elternhaus der Künstlers vor dem die beiden Kinder ( Albert und seine Schwester ) die nach Hause kommenden Eltern begrüßen. Untenstehend mit von A. Wirth geschriebenem mit Rosen und Putto sowie Veilchen geschmückten Sinnspruch *So lieblich wie dereinst, noch stehst du heute – so – wie ich dich im Herzen trage. Vaterhaus! Du Ort der schönen Zeit, der sorgenlosen Jugend goldenen Tage. * Weiter unten rechts *Zur Erinnerung an deinen Freund Albert Wirth *. Das Blatt gebräunt, gering fleckig, das Passepartout etwas fleckig, der Rahmen gering bestoßen. ( Literatur: u.a. Thieme-Becker, Band XXXVI, Seite 101 ) ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage – further pics at request ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Albert Wirth, Elternhaus, Vaterhaus, Biberach, Aquarell, Bleistift, Zeichnung, Originalzeichnung, Google

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        Little Lord Fauntleroy.

      New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1886 - First edition, first issue with the DeVinne imprint on verso of p.209 for the text, followed by 14pp. adverts, 8vo., illustrations by Reginald B. Birch, publisher's pictorial grey cloth lettered with design in red, book label of Richard Manney, black and gilt, foot of spine bumped, with tiny crease at the top of upper cover, minor splitting at gutter, else an exceptional copy; preserved in red morocco-backed velvet-lined box. FIRST PRINTING OF BURNETT'S FIRST CHILDREN'S NOVEL IN BOOK FORM. Prior to this edition, the text had appeared serially in St. Nicholas Magazine between November 1885 and October 1886. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Oeuvres. Edition conforme aux derniers textes revus par l'auteur. Une notice et un glossaire par Pierre Jannet. Illustrations de A. ROBIDA.

      Librairie Illustrée, 1885, 1886. 2 volumes in-4, demi-chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs, fleurons, VIII- 494- 484 pp. 49 planches hors-texte en deux tons ou en couleurs, nombreux dessins dans le texte. Bel exemplaire.

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        Et Dukkehjem. Skuespil i tre Akter.

      1886 1886 - Orig. udgave. Kbhvn.: Gyldendalske Boghandel 1879. 180 s. Orig. komponeret blågråt hellærred med tresidet guldsnit. Ryggen falmet og hjørner og kapitæler let stødte, ellers velholdt eksemplar. Lille navn på friblad. * Variant A.

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        Australian pictures.by Howard Willoughby

      Artist: Bowman S; issued in: London; date: ca 1886 - - technic: Wood engraving; - colorit: colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): ; - description: Description and pictural of flora, fauna, life and products of Australia. With many views and pictures of Brisbane,Sidney, Melbourne, Launceston,Queensland, Sandhurst and Tasmania, 1 foldes map of Australia and Tasmania

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        Lettre autographe signée et enveloppe adressée à la Comtesse Potocka : « Et cela, madame, n'est pas de la pose, en prose. »

      - S.l [Paris] s.d. [12 février 1886], 9,8x15,5cm, 5 pages sur 2 feuillets. - Guy de Maupassant lettera autografa firmata e busta indirizzata alla Contessa Potocka: "E questo, signora, non sta ponendo in prosa. " Sl [Parigi] ND [12 febbraio 1886], 9,8x 15,5 cm, 5 pagine su 3 fogli. Divertente e commovente lettera sia letteraria e romantica. Maupassant ad Antibes, in occasione di un matrimonio, affrontare una lettera sorprendente alla contessa Potocka. E 'sia il suo amico e donna che corteggia il gusto o la mondanità. Da parte sua, si è unita in fretta il suo gruppo a "libro dei Maccabei", una cerchia di ammiratori su whichthe regna padrona assoluta. E 'gourmet Potocka per la sua gentilezza per una nuova pubblicato di recente, Miss Perla, "Sono stato molto lungo, signora, senza scrivere a voi perché mi avete ribellati - letteralmente - facendomi i complimenti per la signorina Pearl, una giunca, sono sicuro. "E 'del tutto il diritto di criticare il suo lavoro:" Ho il diritto di essere grave dato il nome dell'autore [...] " Egli sospetta l'entourage maschio della contessa influenzare il suo giudizio: "Anche se sei stato influenzato da notevoli e incompetenti uomini vi onoriamo con la vostra fiducia di aver apprezzato questo nuovo e degno di un prezzo Mointhyon (io non so nemmeno non come si scrive Montyon) come la forma e la sostanza. "Maupassant riprende il suo metodo precedente: si inizia ad una distanza di un gruppo di cui fa parte ancora. E 'anche i salotti della contessa, che sono diversi "considerevoli uomini" egli cita. Il Montyon prezzo che non pretende di conoscere incantesimo, è un premio letterario per i libri di "modi più utili." Eppure, ammette poche righe dopo: "Volevo dimostrare a tutti confonde letteratura con Virtù - allora non hanno nulla in comune. "Una società che può essere chiamato morale. Ma la morale in Maupassant dà per iscritto: "Bene, dopo questo processo iniquo opto per la letteratura. " La signorina Pearl è stato rilasciato solo un mese prima, 16 gennaio 1886 Le Figaro. Eppure, si lancia in una critica concisa e divertente del suo testo, senza perdere graffiare il suo passaggio corrispondente: "Come hai potuto giudicare con simpatia così banale storia inverosimile di questa famiglia di pazzi vivere dietro l'Osservatorio in profondità in provincia - (come è nuovo) [...] Oh! Oh! Oh! Ah! Ah! Ah! che si tratta di una favola ingegnoso! E la rivelazione avviene in modo splendido, di una torta dei re! Si piange in gesso stoffa, che è un fumetto circa, e l'altro riconoscere, cade a terra come un foulard, che è un certo effetto! "Non sembra trovare alcuna con il suo lavoro nonostante il suo successo:" Certo che l'invenzione di questa favola a Berquin è una certa piattezza, l'osservazione di perfetta imprecisione, lo sviluppo di un'ingenuità toccante, che ha tutti toccati. Poiché ho ricevuto molte lettere. " Qualunque sia successo perché secondo Maupassant, il pericolo è diversa: "Io dico che per iscritto di tali dolci virtuosi senza reperti di ogni genere, senza makeup artist e anche senza indirizzo penna Forse si arriva a ... accademia. Ma questo è tutto, e non abbastanza. "Si scusa per essere molto esigente," Questo è come io sono irritabile nella mia solitudine, dove la vita non è gay. Io lavoro; Io lavoro molto; Ho gli occhi irritati, mal di stomaco, mal di schiena; e il mio cuore batte giorno e notte. "Egli accusa i suoi modi corrispondenti in cui lei indossa con lui come con gli altri suoi corteggiatori del" gruppo Maccabei. " Egli pensa che "[...] molto spesso, con una certa tristezza per una donna Vorrei davvero, sinceramente amico, ma la cui gentilezza per me è così variabile che l'amicizia con lei una ballerina in equilibrio su sul filo del rasoio. " Ma lui si vendica poche righe dopo, ricordando le sue visite ai suoi amici Marie Kann e la signora Reagan (Marie-Clothilde Legrand, contessa di Fournès) e il suo amico pittore Henri Gervex "che porta la signora Reagan duke duke Principe dal principe, sta diventando, con la sua padrona di casa che crede rapito, un communard il regicidio, anche se è passato in questo mondo, un cattolico praticante. "Finalmente dopo le sue poche righe umoristici, ha ripreso il suo atteggiamento cupo, molto peggio nei suoi ultimi anni da vivere," ho quasi esco in bianco e io sono così annoiato al pensiero di tutto cosa avrei potuto fare per distrarmi, non ho neanche il coraggio di commuovermi. " - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Drôle et émouvante lettre à la fois littéraire et amoureuse, 122 lignes à l'encre noire sur deux feuillets dont un remplié, enveloppe jointe. Maupassant, à Antibes à l'occasion d'un mariage, adresse une étonnante lettre à la Comtesse Potocka. Elle est à la fois son amie et une femme qu'il courtise par goût ou mondanité. De son côté, elle l'intègre rapidement à son groupe de « Macchabées », un cercle composé de soupirants sur lequelle elle règne en maîtresse absolue. Il gourmande Potocka pour sa bienveillance envers une nouvelle récemment parue, Mademoiselle Perle : « J'ai été bien longtemps, Madame, sans vous écrire parce que vous m'avez révolté - littérairement - en me faisant des compliments sur Melle Perle, une ordure, j'en suis certain. » Il se sent tout à fait habilité à critiquer son  ouvrage : « J'ai le droit d'être sévère étant donné le nom de l'auteur [...] » Il soupçonne l'entourage masculin de la Comtesse d'influencer son jugement : « Certes vous avez été influencée par les hommes considérables et incompétents que vous honorez de votre confiance pour avoir apprécié ainsi cette nouvelle digne d'un prix Mointhyon (Je ne sais même pas comment on écrit Montyon) autant par la forme que le fond. » Maupassant reprend son procédé précédent : il se met à distance d'un groupe dont il fait pourtant partie. Il est lui aussi des salons de la Comtesse, il ne diffère en rien des « hommes considérables » qu'il cite. Le prix Montyon qu'il prétend ne pas savoir orthographier, est une récompense littéraire destinée aux ouvrages « les plus utiles aux m

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        The Writings of Longfellow.

      Riverside Press, Cambridge 1886 - Octavo, three-quarters leather, 14 volumes. Top edge gilt, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, gilt ruled to the front and rear panel, marbled endpapers. One of 500 numbered copies. This is set number 144. It also includes the three volume Final Memorials of Longfellow by Ticknor and Company published in 1887. All volumes are numbered 144 of 300 copies. Each volume contains the bookplate of noted American poet and publisher Scofield Thayer, best known for his art collection, which is housed in the Metropolitan Mueseum of Art. In near fine condition. Longfellow’s success spanned both sides of the Atlantic: "He wrote some of the most popular poems in American literature, in which he created a new body of romantic American legends," and when he died, "he was the first American whose bust was placed in the Poet’s Corner in Westminster Abbey" (Columbia University Press). This 14 volume edition includes two volumes of Longfellow’s prose, his translation of Dante in three and his verse in six, including such celebrated works as Tales of a Wayside Inn, The Song of Hiawatha, Christus and The Courtship of Miles Standish. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        POEMS 1886-1929.

      - In three volumes. Pp.[ii]+viii+396(last blank)+[2]((colophon, verso blank)+[ii]+xxii+368(last colophon)+[ii]+xxii+354+[2](colophon, verso blank), frontispiece portrait with tissue guard Volume I, titles and headings printed in red, glossary, indices; tall cr. 4to; publisher's full crimson morocco, spines lettered in gilt between raised bands, the leather slightly scuffed, a couple of the fore-corners lightly worn; t.e.g., others uncut; dentelles decorated in gilt, marbled endpapers; armorial bookplate of Edward Wheewall Holden on upper pastedowns, bookseller's sticker at foot of upper pastedown Volumes I & II, a few tiny edge chips or splits, occasional faint soiling and a couple of spots of foxing; Macmillan and Co. Ltd. London, 1929. First U.K. edition, limited to 525 numbered sets (500 for sale), signed by the author. Richards A386; Livingston 545. *Printed at the Chiswick Press on hand-made paper specially manufactured for this edition. The frontispiece, a full-face portrait of Kipling in dry-point by Francis Dodd, was drawn for this edition (which was oversubscribed within a few hours of its announcement to the trade). This set without the dust wrappers and dropbox. Sir Edward Wheewall Holden (1885-1947) took his family carriage and saddlery business, Holden & Frost, into a partnership with General Motors to form Australia's first automobile manufacturer. Holden was influential in the company's expansion into motor-body building, and its use of highly automated mass production technology. He was also the foundation director and first chairman of the South Australian Industries Assistance Corporation, and served in the South Australian Legislative Council from 1935-47. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Novels: Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, A Memoir of Jane Austen with Lady Susan, The Watsons Etc. [in six volumes]

      Richard Bentley & Son, London 1886 - A finely bound, uniform set in three-quarter calf. Spines each with five raised bands, black and red title panels and decorations and titles in gilt. Set comprising all six major novels plus a memoir of Jane Austen with the novella Lady Susan and the fragment The Watsons - all in 6 volumes published between 1886 and 1892. All volumes re-backed using original spines with any chips repaired so that now all joints are entirely sound and unworn. Internally clean with no inscriptions or bookplates and original endpapers [which match marbled boards] retained; ep gutters professionally and neatly strengthened; each volume with its frontispiece illustration plus tissue-guard present. Page block top edges in gilt. A really stunning set which would enhance any library. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A FORTNIGHT IN HEAVEN: AN UNCONVENTIONAL ROMANCE. By Harold Brydges [pseudonym]

      New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1886.. Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi-vii [viii] [1] 2-177 [178-180: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], flyleaves at front and rear, original decorated gray cloth, front panel stamped in brown and black, spine panel stamped in black and gold, floral pattered endpapers. First edition. "Light satirical romance of the adventures of one Captain Grizzle. Able to propel his spirit about at will, he visits the planet Jupiter [one hundred years in the future], which he finds to be an enlarged version of earth; an exact counterpart, in fact, with Britain, America, etc. featured, but with somewhat advanced technology, including airships." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 42. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 289. Locke, Voyages in Space 44. Bleiler (1978), p. 33 (citing the first British edition of the same year from Sampson Low). Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 74. Reginald 02085 (also citing the Sampson Low edition). Wright (III) 667. Several faint stains to cloth at lower edges of front and rear covers, a very good copy. A very uncommon American eccentric interplanetary novel. (#149500)

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        TWO STROKES OF THE BELL: A STRANGE STORY

      1886. MONTAGUE, Charles Howard. TWO STROKES OF THE BELL: A STRANGE STORY. Boston: W.I. Harris & Co., 1886. 12mo., pictorial brown cloth, stamped in gilt; 185 pages. First Edition. An early detective fiction title, listed in Hubin. Montague [1858-1889] was also an editor at "The Boston Globe." Signed inscription from Montague on verso of the front endpaper: "With the compliments of the author, C.H. Montague." Also with the ownership blindstamp of Charles Greenough Chase, Mere Point Road, Brunswick, Maine" on the front endpaper. Believed to be the copy of Charles "Chippy" Greenough Chase [1908-1988]- a famous Maine wildlife sculptor. A scarce book and rare to find a signed copy! Good (some edgewear covers but gilt is nice & bright; one signature bit pulled but still tight; contents clean, rear hinge appears to have been tightened). $500.00.

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        Et Dukkehjem. Skuespil i tre Akter.

      1886 1886 - Orig. udgave. Kbhvn.: Gyldendalske Boghandel 1879. 180 s. Ubeskåret eksemplar indbundet med de orig. omslag og ryg i smukt privat halvlæder med guldtryk på den let falmede ryg. Bindet signeret Juul-Lassen. De orig. omslag en anelse falmede og enkelte blade let bruneret, ellers rent og meget velholdt eksemplar med navn på det orig. foromslag.

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        TYPES JAPONAIS. Quarante Planches Dessinees et Lithographs. DAI NIPPON TEIKOKU K

      - Tokio 1886. Black cloth spine over original illustrated boards, very solid, corner wear, 40 lithographic plates,[40] pages, 28.5 x 20.5 cm.,most with tissue guards,each numbered a nice copy ! FIRST & ONLY EDITION . . AN EXCELLENT AND RARE EXAMPLE OF A JAPANESE WOMAN ARTIST'S . . GRAPHIC WORK IN THE MEIJI PERIOD: . This is an RARE example of a Japanese woman's drawing and depictions of native Japanese life in the mid-1880's. . Each drawing is numbered, with caption, and signed by the artist in the stone. . All images are with buff background, and black outline sketched, with charming skill and sensitivity. . One is "signed" by the artist in Romaji with a back wards "n" in a quaint display of the "avant-garde" use of Western alphabet during the Meiji period. Obviously anyone etching anything on stone means the opposite or 'mirror image' is what turns out to be the print. When the artist signed her work its fully expected that her name would read back wards. All others are stone-signed in Romaji by her. . SUBJECTS OF THE DRAWINGS: . A very nice insight to the Japanese at their daily life, chores, activities and diversions, including Kendo [a kind of sword fighting practice], warriors, workers, musicians, nobility, a humble shoe maker, a hair dresser and a host of Japanese women wearing the traditional Kimono in their daily life activities. . *** WHO WAS THE ARTIST WATANABE YUKOH: . Watanabe Yukoh [1856-1942] was a painter, daughter of Goseda Horyu. Pupil of her father and of her brother, Yoshimatsu. Wife of Watanabe Bunzaburo. She exhibited her work at sponsored exhibitions. She taught Western-style painting at a girl's school, became a pioneer in women's education. Specialized in portraiture, but also made lithographs of Japanese genre scenes, this work is an excellent example. * The cover of this album shows a very nice example of a self-portrait of the artist in her studio, painting what looks like a Buddhist Monk or Shinto Priest. In the lower left are two cinnabar-red Hanko [seals], most likely her own Hanko [seals or chops]. . *** THE GENRE OF THE MEIJI PERIOD: At this very early time in Meiji Japan, there were very few women artists who openly produced and provided art work for her own book. This is a great example of a liberated and most independent-minded Japanese woman's production of examples of her art for the world audience. The title page is written in French, indicating consideration that her book would be distributed in France. Indeed a very rare example. . Few other Japanese women left their artistic in terms of a published and illustrated book, leaving her mark on this period in Japanese art history. *** REFERENCES: Yokohama Bijutsu Kan: BAKUMATSU, MEIJI NO YOKOHAMA TEN: YOKOHAMA 1859-1899: New Visions, New Representations, she is listed on pp. 131-132, diagram numbers 173-174, cited & illustrated. * ROBERTS, Laurance P.: A DICTIONARY OF JAPANESE ARTISTS: PAINTING, SCULPTURE, CERAMICS, PRINTS, LACQUER, lists her on p.194. * YOKOHAMA MUSEUM OF ART.:SELECTED WORKS FROM THE COLLECTION, 1989. see p.66-67,#29, with biography of the artist in English & Japanese. ***

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        FLOATING FLIES AND HOW TO DRESS THEM. By Frederic M. Halford 'Detached Badger' of 'The Field.'

      Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington. London. - 1886 1st edition. 8vo (150 x 228mm). Ppviii,136 + 1pp ads + 32pp publisher's catalogue. 9 hand-coloured plates of flies, shade chart, b/w illustrations. Dark olive cloth, upper board and spine titled in gilt, top edge gilt. Re-cased in slightly worn original cloth, corners rubbed, slightly shaken but a good-plus copy of the first edition. Only 500 copies were printed. "A treatise on the most modern methods of dressing artificial flies for trout and grayling. With full illustrated directions and containing ninety hand-coloured engravings of the most killing patterns. Together with a few hints to dry-fly fishermen. By Frederic M. Halford." The first edition of the first, and scarcest, of Halford's books. Though the book contains no limitation statement it is known that only 500 copies of this first edition were produced. A contemporary publisher's advertisement stated "A large-paper edition, printed on Dutch hand-made paper, limited to 100 copies for England and 50 for America, price 30s (This Edition is exhausted). Small-paper edition - Demy 8vo, first edition limited to 500 copies, cloth, 15s post free." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        NORTH-COUNTRY FLIES

      Published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1886. 2nd edition.. Hardback. Good. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. 12 plates, 11 of which are hand-painted illustrations from the author's own drawings, with particulars of the dressings and season of each fly. Book also contains chapters on fishing the Minnow, The Creeper, The Stonefly, and The Worn in clear water, with an extra plate showing the hooks necessary therefore. Second edition. This book has been expertly rebacked with original spine laid down. Plates are all present - but plate 4 is missing its tissue-guard. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a few scuff marks. Bookplate to front pastedown. Ink stamp to half-title page. A few light margin marks and browning; a little foxing. [S]

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        CROQUIS JAPONAIS. JAPANESE SKETCHES.

      - Tokio 1886. Buff stitched stiff wrs.,29+2=31 engraved plates in all, bound in the original illustrated covers, 31 x 46 cm tall folio, clean plates, no worming, solid, nice copy. FIRST & ONLY EDITION R A R E Ferninand Georges Bigot [1860-1927] lived 17 years in Japan from 1882 to 1899, married a Japanese woman and had one son. * In 1882 he went to Japan as a journalist. He lived in Tokyo and taught Western drawing, perspective, and watercolors at the National Military School. * He was a book illustrator capturing the essence of the Japanese character, and later illustrated the excesses of the Japanese and their culture. Depicting the common Japanese in their different walks of life. Shows some of the striking contrasts from traditional Japanese society and dress and that of the early Meiji period when Western influences changed the Japanese and their culture. *** TITLES OF THE SKETCHES/PLATES: 1. L'Etudient: A student, signed in plate . 2. Ecoliers: group of children . 3. Officer, signed in plate. . 4. Soldad: soldier, signed in plate . 5. Matelot: sailor, signed in plate . 6. Fonctionnaire: civil servant, signed in plate . 7. No title: A reader . 8. Koto player with a woman looking on. . 9. Bonze: Buddhist priest, signed in plate . 10. Agent de police: policeman. . 11. Servante, servant girls, signed in plate . 12. Lacteur: postman, signed in plate . 13. No title. Japanese man sits before a small Hibachi [brazier] trying to keep his hands warm, with coins to his right on the table, likely a merchant of some kind, he is bundled up with a heavy winter scarf. . 14. No title. Two women play shuttlecock. . 15. No title. A woman does another woman's coiffeur. . 16. No title. A young woman carries a bucket of water. . 17. No title. Washer woman. . 18. No title. A woman eats. . 19. Marchand de Remedes: medicine seller. Shows two men hold an umbrella wearing Kimono and carrying a small satchel. . 20. No title: Shows a man in a broad flat bamboo hat standing near a castle, with electrical wires in the background, he smokes a small Kiseru pipe and wears a short Kimono. Signed in the plate: "G. Bigot." Some call this "Smoker." . 21. Betto, horse groom holds the bridal of a horse. . 22. Jinrikiski: rickshaw puller, signed in block . 23. Pecheur, A Fisherman, signed in block . 24. Ama, masseur, shows No title. Man in a long Kimono smoking he holds a long staff [stick] in his right hand and touches his smoke with his left hand. He faces left. . 25. Md. de Poisson: man carrying fish in a yoke with two baskets. A seller of fish. . 26. No title. Shows a scavenger. . 27. Md. de Gueta. Shows a Geta [shoe] seller man who holds two pair of Geta and calls out his sales cry. . 28 Chanteuses des rue: street singers. . 29. No title. A rural landscape *** THE ILLUSTRATED COVERS: To the above add two more etched plates: Front cover: Shows a Japanese woman looking away from the artist at a cast-iron teapot. Back cover shows a street scene, a mother carries her child on her back, a gas street light, and an electrical wire with many businesses and hoses along the street. The total copper etched sketches is 31 in all. **** This lavishly illustrated work includes one of the most attractive of all of Bigot's engravings, which depicts two young Japanese women in Kimono playing shuttlecock [#14]. *** THE PRINTING TECHNIQUE: This work was entirely hand-etched on copper plates, then printed on hand-made Washi paper and bound in traditional Japanese stitched style. **** OTHER TITLES BY BIGOT: LIMITED EDITIONS 150 COPIES: ASA 1883 O-HA-YO 1883 MATA 1884 [actual correct title is "TAMA" Bigot's error ! Please check with us as we may have some of these in stock. *** CONDITION: A very nice copy. The front cover has some minor small foxing spots, some other dark spots mostly along the spine and lower edge, with the usually 'dusty' covers for a book of this period. . The back cover has a few minor foxing spots, with some of the usual dustiness consistent with a book of th

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        Der Heilige. Novelle. Sechste Auflage.

      Leipzig, Haessel, 1886. - 8°. 2 Bll., 235 SS. Original-Leinen mit Gold- und Blindprägung "Gering berieben, Titel mit kleiner Rasur im weissen Rand, sonst schön. - Vorsatz mit eigenhändiger, 3-zeiliger Widmung Meyers: "Meiner lieben Betsy, / 7. Oct. 1886 / Kilchberg". - Meyers Schwester Betsy stand in besonders enger Verbindung zu dem Schriftsteller und war teilweise auch seine Sekretärin. Gerüchte über den wahren Charakter der besonderen Nähe fasst Wysling (Meyer-Bildband, S. 141) so zusammen: "Mutter und Muse, und in den Phantasmen (.) war sie wohl mehr als das: - die im Geiste Geliebte". " ". [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Atlas des poissons vénéneux et descriptions des ravages produits par eux sur l'organisme humain et des contre-poisons à employer.

      - St. Petersburg, Balasheva, 1886. 4to (32.2 x 24.0 cm). [iv], 53. [i] pp., and ten tissue-guarded lithographed plates of which nine hand-coloured. Later blind quarter cloth over original printed boards.l Very rare Russian atlas on poisonous fishes, the effect of their poison and the methods of treating human victims. Text in Russian and French in double columns. Mostly dealing with tropical fish and beautifully handcoloured. Title page and half-title with vague library stamp; plates with a dampstain, one plate repaired at the edges. Otherwise a very good copy. Dean II, p. 395. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eine neue Methode der Aufrichtung eingesunkener Nasen durch Bildung des Nasenrückens aus einem Haut-Periost-Knochenlappen der Stirn (pp.165-173, 3 Holzschnitte, 1 gefalt. lith. Taf. mit 7 Abb.).

      Arch. klin. Chir., 34. - Berlin, Verlag von August Hirschwald, 1886, 8, V, 962 pp., Holzschnitte, 13 lith. Tafeln, feiner Halbleinenband. Erste Ausgabe! "1886 machte Franz König seine erste Transplantation aus dem Stirnbein zwecks Korrektur der Sattelnase". Joseph "Den ersten Versuch einer partiellen Nasengerüstbildung aus dem Stirnbein publizierte - wie oben gesagt - Franz König 1886. Er bildete zum Zwecke der Korrektur einer hochgradigen Sattelnase bekanntlich zwei Hautlappen auf der Stirn, einen medialen und einen lateralen. Der mediale enthielt eine Knochenspange aus dem unter diesem Lappen liegenden Stirnbein. Dieser wurde nach unten geschlagen, in die quer aufgeschnittene Sattelnase gelegt und diente zugleich als Unterfütterung und Stütze, während der laterale Hautlappen als Hautbedeckung der Nase bedeckt wurde. Die Königsche Methode der Transplantation von gestielten Haut-Periost-Knochenlappen, die auch für die totale Rhinoplastik verwendbar ist, ist der Ausgangspunkt für zahlreiche Modifikationen geworden und ist im wesentlichen nach zwei Richtungen fortgebildet worden, erstens im Sinne einer Profilgerüstbildung (v.Hacker) und zweitens im Sinne einer Nasendachbildung (Schimmelbusch)." Joseph, Nasenplastik, S.235. "Koenig's Methode der Bildung eines knöchernen Nasenrückens durch Entnahme eines Haut-Periost-Knochenlappens aus der Stirn hat einen entscheidenden Fortschritt in der Frage der Rhinoplastik inauguriert." W.Müller - Arch. klin. Chir. 169/233.

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        THE CRUISE OF THE MARCHESA TO KAMSCHATKA & NEW GUINEA: With Notices of Formosa,

      - London 1886, Murray. Blue cloth, very good, 2 vols., 284+399 pages, index, 2 hand colored lithos, 89 woodcuts, 3 color maps, 5 color foldout maps, 1 b.w. map, bookplate. SCARCE SUBTITLE: cont. Malaya Archipelago. FIRST EDITION. * This is an interesting and eclectic voyage, captained by C.T. Kettlewell. . The voyage went from Colomo she went through Singapore to Formosa and the Ryukyu islands and on to Japan. The "MARCHESCA" went to Kamschatka via Yokohama and return to Japan on a four month sojourn. * They continued on to explore the little known Sulu archipelago & N. Borneo for about six weeks. * This work was written in much detail, giving a description of the flora, fauna an avifauna of the area, with notes on human habits, customs, dress, hair style, markets, fish, weather, land, scenery, seals & bears. * Mutiny of the Cossacks, Bering's voyage. Sulu Philippines, Luzon, beauty of scenery, sun-birds, Lubaun and Brunei, Sumbawa, Celebes, Moluccas, divisions of New Guinea, Amboina, Banda and Aru Islands. * With useful appendices of birds & shells collected, language vocabularies &c. * Fascinating primary narrative of 19th century exploration & travel. Nicely written, loaded with stunning illustrations recorded along the voyage. *** THE COMPLETE WORK: The set is complete with all maps and illustrations. Substantial work on the area flora & fauna. *** THE PLATES: Each volume has a hand-colored lithograph of a lovely bird. The texts contain: Vol. 1: 52 b.w. woodcuts, 10 of which are full page. Vol. 2: 88 b.w. woodcuts, 18 of which are full page. *** THE MAPS: Vol.1: 5 color maps, 1 of which is a folding. Vol.2: 9 color maps, 4 of which are folding. *** Extra and appropriate postage applies to this heavy two volume wet. *** REFERENCE: Casey Wood p.371. * Anker 192: "A useful, systematic & popular account of the faunal life observed during this celebrated voyage." *** Scans can be sent by email.

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