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        The Azores: or Western Islands

      London: Trubner & Co., 1886 viii, 335 pgs. b/w text illustrs. including 2 maps; one as frontis and 1 folding, plus, a folding panorama illustration of the breakwater at Ponta Delgada.The folding map of the Island of San Miguel has been professionally reinforced with Japanese paper along the outside & centre fold creases. Expect, typical light age toning to pages & pull outs. Original brown cloth with gilt figure to front cover, lightly scuffed. The book has been rebound with a new cloth spine and the original cloth laid over. Original endpapers remain. Name in pencil to the verso of the frontis map. A scarce title, restored. Other photos available if required. "A Political, Commercial and Geographical Account, Containing What is Historically Known of these Islands, and Descriptive of Their Scenery, Inhabitants, and Natural Productions; Having Special Reference to the Eastern Group Consisting of St. Michael and St. Mary, The Formigas and Dollabaret Rocks; including Suggestions to Travellers and Invalids who may Resort to the Archipelago in Search of Health.". First Edition. 8vo. Vg+/No Jacket/Decorative Cloth . Hard Cover.

      [Bookseller: Dale Cournoyer Books]
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        A Magician's Tour, Up and Down and Round About the Earth

      R. R. Donnelley & Sons, 1886, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust JacketSize: 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall. Text clean. Small number written lightly on front free endpage. Binding is broken in several places, but all pages are attached. Boards bumped and worn at corners, edges and spine ends. Spine slightly cocked and boards rubbed overall. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 128211.

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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1886

      John Wisden & Co. 1886 - Twenty-third edition. Rebound in reddish-brown cloth with original wrappers preserved in very clean condition, title in gilt up the spine. A fine copy of this scarce early edition.

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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1886 23rd edition

      London: John Wisden & Co. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. Page edges browning. 1886. First Edition. Maroon hardback cloth cover. Modern rebind. 160mm x 100mm (6" x 4"). 360pp + ads. Original covers not bound in. .

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1886 - Wisden Rebind without Covers - Signed by Stoddart

      1886 - Hi, This is a rebound 1886 Wisden bound to the title page, that has been signed by Andrew Stoddart who scored at the time a world record score of 485 in 1886 (recorded in the 1887 Wisden).Internally this book is very nice , the blue boards (gilt to spine) are a bit worn but a very nice and special Wisden.There is another signatur but it is feint pencil so cannot make it out.Please see the large pictures, more available on request.

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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1886

      John Wisden & Co. 1886 - Twenty -third edition. Rebound in quarter calf over brown boards, without original wrappers or front adverts. Gilt titles to spine. Page edges slightly trimmed, but all text present. A very good copy in a smart binding.

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        Anna Karenina

      first edition in English (Nathan Haskell Dole translation); hardcover in publisher's blue cloth; plain white end papers, no titles by the same author opposite the title page, and no ads at the end of the text; title page appears to be tipped in; verso states 1886 with no subsequent dates;no dust jacket; prior owner front paste-down, first and last text page margins (same owner name); little age tone; binding sound; clean blue cloth, bright gilt titling/decoration; little rub wear at corners and spine ends; small nicks/fraying to spine end cloth; HC19ambibab

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        Die moderne Gesellschaft, gekennzeichnet durch die Reden der verurtheilten Chicagoer Anarchisten A.R. Parsons, August Spies, Sam Fielden, Oscar Neebe, M. Schwab, L. Lingg, A. Fischer, G. Engel, in dem grossen Tendenzprozess vor Richter Gary, am 7., 8. und 9. Oktober 1886 Gründe, warum das Urtheil nicht vollzogen werden sollte

      Chicago: Socialistic Publishing Society, [1886].

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        Dictionnaire Français-Arabe (Arabe vulgaire - Arabe grammatical) contenant tous les mots de la langue françaises et tous les termes spéciaux aux arts, sciences, métiers, etc.

      Paris, Ernest Leroux, Éditeur, 1880- 1886 - 2 vol. gd in-4° ; XXIX-975 pp./(4)-860 pp., demi-chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs orné, fleurons or, filets or, titre or, rel. de l'époque, bel exemplaire. « Dictionnaire très recherché » (Chadenat, 834). Édition originale. Peu commun. First edition. Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Oology of New England: A Description of the Eggs, Nests, and Breeding Habits of the Birds Known to Breed in New England, with Colored Illustrations of Their Eggs

      Alfred Mudge & Son, Printers, Boston 1886 - 116 pages; useful index; illustrated with 25 tissue-guarded colored lithographic plates of various bird eggs, collated complete; the author's ".chief aim has been to render this work as useful and true to nature as possible.endeavored to confine myself strictly to the eggs, nests and breeding habits." (from the Preface); front endpaper with the bookplate of Dr. Bertel Bruun (1937 - 2011) Danish-American naturalist, international conservationist and neurologist, author of several birding guides; endpaper also with the ownership signature of bird researcher Henry W. Beers (1866 - 1914) of Bridgeport, Connecticut; large format, approx. 10 1/2" x 14" approx. size; bound in the original bevel-edged green, red & gilt cloth, elaborate gilt cover titles and pine branches decorations, all edges gilt; patterned paper endpapers; boards with edge, tips and spine ends wear, rubbing and soiling; spine ends frayed a bit and worn; final plate with a short edge-tear, probably from unruly opening; text and plates are very clean and in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Poème autographe signé

      - FLETCHER John Gould (1886-1950), poète et écrivain américain. Poème autographe signé intitulé The Swan. 1 p. in-4. En anglais. Belle pièce de trois strophes sans ratures ni corrections : « Under a wall of bronze, Where beeches dip and trail, Thin branches in the water, With red-tipped head and wings, A beaked ship under sail, There glides a great black swan. ».

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      - Paris . Librairie de l' Art . J. Rouam . 1886 . FANTAISIES DÈCORATIVES 28 PLANCHES ( Sur 48 ) en CHROMOLITHOGRAPHIES , certaines réhaussées or , 31,5 x 45 cm hors tout , planches contrecollées sur papier de CHINE , 21 x 31 cm . Sous chemises papier impimées . SANS pages de titre , les 4 p de présentation , table & chemise cartonnée . Manque angulaire à 2 supports , déchirures aux chemises , quelques rousseurs sur les supports blancs . [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      London: Cassell and Company, Limited, 1886. First Edition, First Issue with "business" on page 40, line 11, and adverts at rear dated 5G. 4.86 and 5B. 4.86. In Very Good condition. Cloth shows darkening to spine, chipping at spine ends and rubbing to corners. Hinges at front and rear exposed. Pages are toned, with a light old book odor. A lovely copy overall, comes in a custom cloth case.

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        A Natural History of the Nests and Eggs of British Birds

      3 vols. Ex-lib. set with ‘Malyn Bequest 1886’ stamped on verso of plates. Quite handsomely rebound fairly recently in blue boards; a very similar colour to that of the original binding. The original gilt ‘nest’ decoration was saved from each volume and has been incorporated on the front board of each volume. Some foxing at the start and end of each volume, o/w. contents very bright and clean. A lovely set of this sought after work.

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        The Australian Race: Its Origin, Languages, Customs, Place of Landing in Australia, and the Routes By Which it Spread Itself Over That Continent. In Four Volumes. 4 Volumes of 4 Complete Set with Foldout Map

      John Ferres (government printer); Trubner and Co, Melbourne; London, 1886, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No JacketSize: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, Bound in blindstamped dark red cloth with gilt titles to spine. First three volumes are octavo and published in 1866 (first two) and 1887 (third), the fourth volume is the atlas and comparative vocabulary which is folio and was published in 1887. The foldout map is present in the pocket of the atlas. Volume I has xiv + 435pp, frontis and 16 other illustrations. volume II is vi + 501pp, with 2 illustrations. Volume III is xx + 710pp. Volume IV has 45 pages, plus the map in the pocket at its end, showing the location of the various tribes. The covers are fairly battered with significant chips to the spines (particularly volume I) and some fading. Owner bookplates to front stuckdowns and signature to title page of books, some age spotting to endpapers and map, small tear in margin of frontis to volume I and top corner of front endpapers of volume III. Binding visible down hinges of atlas volume, but bindings are otherwise in very good condition. Complete original copy of this early guide to the Australian aborigines. More photographs available. Internally in very good condition. Ferguson 8879.

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        Relazioni diplomatiche della Monarchia di Savoia dalla prima alla seconda restaurazione (1559-1814) - Francia Periodo III.

      Fratelli Bocca, 1886-91, Torino, - Tre volumi in 4°, pagg. XXI, 510; VIII, 473; VIII, (1), 391, con i ritratti in fototipia di Carlo Filippo Perrone San Martino, del Marchese d'Entremont e di Carlo Emanuele de Balby agli antiporta di ciascun volume. Brochure originale a stampa (solo il primo tomo è rilegato in cartone editoriale). L'opera nacque dall'idea di Carlo Alberto di pubblicare i documenti diplomatici della monarchia di Savoia dai tempi comitali alla fine del secolo scorso. Questi tre volumi trattano per intero il periodo in Francia dall'anno 1713 al 1719. Fa parte della Biblioteca Storica Italiana a cura della R. Deputazione di Storia Patria. Alcune tipiche fioriture della carta, nel complesso buon esemplare. Non comune. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Portrait photographique

      - BISSIÈRE Roger (1886-1964), peintre, par John CRAVEN (1912- 1981). Un des plus beaux portraits photographiques du peintre. Tirage argentique d¿époque. Années 50. Tampon du photographe au dos. Dimensions : H 17,6 x 12 cm avec la marge blanche du bas. John Craven, qui fut également galeriste, est reconnu pour ses portraits d¿artistes. Il remporta des prix prestigieux.

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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 illustriren und Detail zu vermeiden gesucht. Dennoch waren Darstellungen von Processen nicht auszulassen, sondern zugleich mit analytischen Vorgängen und Daten auf das unumgängliche Maass zu beschränken. So genaue analytische Vorschriften, wie sie nöthig wären, um es auch dem Autodidakten zu ermöglichen für Mangel an practischer Führung Ersatz zu finden, schienen mir zu dem Plan des Werkes nicht zu passen. Denn die darin beschriebenen Arbeiten erfordern zur erfolgreichen Ausführung den ganzen Apparat des organisch chemischen Laboratoriums, und wo dieser vorhanden ist, wird auch ihre ganze Methode Träger und Exponenten gegenwärtig haben. - Die Art und Weise, in welcher ich genöthigt worden bin die Hauptfragen polemisch zu behandeln, um Controversen ihrer Erledigung zuzuführen, ist bei jeder Veranlassung im Text so kurz, aber auch so einschneidend wie möglich angegeben worden. Die erste Analecte behandelt die dabei in Betracht kommenden hauptsächlichen Uebelstände in keineswegs erschöpfender, aber, wie zu hoffen steht, genügender Weise, um ihnen durch weiteres Verständniss Abhülfe zu verschaffen." - - Drabkin No. 162

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

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        Wasser- und Ziergeflügel. Illustriertes Handbuch zur Beurteilung der Racen und Schläge unseres Wasser- und Ziergeflügels.

      Vlg. Twietmeyer,, Leipzig, 1886 - (Erste Auflage). Leipzig, Vlg. Twietmeyer, 1886. Gr.-8° (24x16,5 cm). VIII, 80 S. Mit 16 Holzstich-Tafeln mit über 50 Abbildungen. OHLn. Nissen ZBI, 750. - Sehr seltene erste Auflage dieses klassischen Handbuchs über "Ziergeflügel", aus der Feder des bekannten Tiermalers J. Bungartz. Es werden Enten, Gänse, Fasane, Pfaue und Schwäne behandelt. - (Kanten berieben, Ecken etwas bestossen. Kleiner Stempel und hs. Besitzereintrag auf Frontispiz verso). - Innen sehr gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Iron-Bound City or Five Months of Peril and Privation, 2 Vols.

      Ward and Downey, London 1886 - vol. 1- 2 pp press opinion, xiv, 312; vol 2-viii, 341 with 16 pp of publisher's adverts dated February 1886. Publishers stamped turquoise cloth with gilt titles to spine, black eps, bevelled edges. Eps cracked in vol 1, edges foxed slightly. a few scuffs and wear to head of spine but generally very good. No inscriptions. Paris correspondent of the Irishman and the NY Daily News this is O'Shea's account of the Siege of Paris during the Franco-Prussian War. Scarce 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        WRITINGS, With Bibliographical and Critical Notes

      London George Routledge and Sons 1886 - 11 volumes. The Riverside edition. Engraved portrait frontispiece. Small 8vo, three-quarter blue morocco and cloth lettered and decorated with foliage motif in panels of spines, t.e.g. Minor rubbing to extremities, else a near-fine set. A nicely bound set of Longfellow's writings. Though much of his work is categorized as lyric poetry, Longfellow experimented with many forms, including hexameter and free verse. His published poetry shows great versatility, using anapestic and trochaic forms, blank verse, heroic couplets, ballads and sonnets. Typically, Longfellow would carefully consider the subject of his poetic ideas for a long time before deciding on the right metrical form for it. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1886, Hardcover, First Edition First IssueGood- in boards. Owner inscription. Hinge has started. Staining. 1st 3 pages detached but present. First issue with the De Vinne Press imprint at verso of last page of text and number 14 printed on the lower left margin of page 209. Illustrated with drawings by Reginald B. Birch. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall

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        Photographic album of South African Scenery.

      Port Elizabeth ca 1886 - First edition. 4to., title page printed in blue, 110 actual photographs mounted on card (8 full-page, 102 arranged 2 per page), printed captions, light foxing throughout mostly affecting card, photographs in good condition with good tonal range, original burgundy morocco gilt, rebacked retaining original spine, corners repaired. A fine series of photographs, nicely bound, illustrating Cape Colony, Natal, Orange Free State, the Transvaal Republic, Diamond mining, Zulu life, etc. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Abhandlungen Aus Der Functionenlehre

      Verlag Von Julius Springer 1886 - VERY GOOD; FIRST EDITION; TEXT IN GERMAN; original blindruled burgundy cloth binding with gilt spine title; the pages inside are clean and unmarked with some edge browning but still very nice; small tear at lower edge of title page; the binding is getting soft but still in very good condition; the covers exhibit edgewear and generalized wear and scuffing but are still in very good condition; there are no signatures or book plates present; Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; 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' ." [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      Cassell, 1886, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, 1st EditionIncludes fold out sketch map of the cruise of the Brig Covenant and the probable course of David Balfour's Wanderings. Bookplate on front pastedown. Black endpapers. Inscription on title page. Inscription on page 100. Page 101 - 2 cm. square torn from top edge of page. No loss to text. Green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Blind stamped box rule round the upper and lower boards. Corners bumped and small amount of crushing to spine tail. Uncut pages. Some spine lean. No foxing. Tightly bound. Page 40, line 11 "business". Page 64, line 1 "nine o"clock", Page 101, line 10 "Islands". 311 pages plus some pages of advertisements for other Cassell imprints at rear dated 5G 4.86 and 5B 4.86. The earliest imprint apart from the even more scarce copyright. 1st Printing. Item Type: Book. Category: Literature & Literary; Children. Inventory No: 003207.

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        Lady Burton's edition of her husband's Arabian nights : translated literally from the Arabic / prepared for household reading by Justin Huntly McCarthy [complete in 6 volumes]

      London : Waterlow, 1886-1887, 1886, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionGood copies in the original vellum. Gilt blocking to spine. Gilt vignette to the front panels, with a gilt-tooled Arabic motif on the rear panels. Spine bands somewhat worn, with some fraying. Boards dust-toned. Panel edges dulled and rubbed. Bumped corners. Top edge gilt. Fore edges rough trimmed. Prelims. foxed throughout, with scattered marginal foxing in main text. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedowns. Remains quite well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1 pages; Physical description: 6 v., 2 fronts. (ports.) ; 23 cm. Subjects: Arabian nights -- Tales, Arabian -- Burton, Richard Francis, 1821-1890. Spine title: Arabian nights. Notes: Only 1,000 sets printed. Vols. 1 & 2 have frontispiece portraits of Lady Isabel and Richard Burton.

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        Les Bourbons De France

      Paris; Librairie Bleriot And Printed By Burdin, Angers - [Publisher's Device To The Rear] 1886 - Physical desc. : pp. X. 616. 4º. Subjects; BOURBON, House of - Royal Genealogy - France - 17th - 19th centuries. France - History - Bourbons, 1589-1789. 3 Kg. 616 pp. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      Centro Editorial Artistico de I. T. M Segui. Imprenta de Luís Tasso. - Barcelona. 1886. Tela relieves y dorados. 676Pág (falto de hoja del indice 671-672). 36X26. Obra premiada con Medalla de Oro en la Exposición Universal de Barcelona de 1888 y en la de París de 1889. Profusamente ilustrada. Primera Obra en su índole en España. Magnífica. Ref 2.8 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Memorials of the Life and Letters of Major General Sir Herbert B Edwardes

      London: Kegan Paul, first edition , 1886. xii and 408 pages; viii and 489 pages. 2 volumes. 2 frontispiece plates, 6 photogravures and 5 other plates, 2 woodcuts and a facsimile letter in the text. A near fine pair recently rebound in half calf and marbled boards. Sorsky 364.

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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1886. 23rd edition

      London John Wisden & Co 1886. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. Page edges browning First Edition Maroon hardback cloth cover. Modern rebind 160mm x 100mm (6" x 4"). 360pp + ads. Original covers not bound in.

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        Grundriß-Vorbilder von Gebäuden aller Art Handbuch für Baubehörden, Bauherren, Architekten, Ingenieure, Baumeister, Bauunternehmer, Bauhandwerker und technische Lehranstalten KONVOLUT folgender Teilbände: 1) VII. Abtheilung / Abteilung / Teil: Grundriss-Vorbilder von Gebäuden für Vereine, für Concerte und Vergnügungen / 2) IX. Abtheilung / Abteilung / Teil: Grundriss-Vorbilder von Gebäuden für Verwaltungszwecke / 3) X. Abtheilung / Abteilung / Teil: Gebäude für Kunst und Wissenschaft 4) XI. Abtheilung / Abteilung / Teil: Grundriss-Vorbilder von Gebäuden für kirchliche Zwecke / 5) XII. Abtheilung / Abteilung / Teil: Gebäude für militärische Zwecke. / 6) XIII. Abtheilung / Abteilung / Teil: Gebäude für Justiz-Zwecke / XIIV. Abtheilung / Abtei

      Baumgärtner Verlag 1886 / 1886 / 1887 / 1889 / 1889 / 1890 / [1890] / 1896, Leipzig - gebunden in 8 Leinenbänden, 4°, S. 621 - 696, Bl. 102 - 112 / S.721 - 864, Bl.117 - 128 / S. [865]-1144, Bl. 129-144 / S. 1145 - 1536, Bl. 145 - 154 / S. [1537]-1632, Bl. 155-160 / S. [1633]-1800, Bl. 161-164 / S. 1801 - 2048 / S. 2123 - 2154 / S. 2155 - 2255 / S. 2256 - 2368 / S. 2368 - 2476 / S. 2477 - 2556 / S. 2557 - 2596; mit zahlreichen Abbildungen; Exemplare gestempelt Klubhaus / Vereinsgebäude / Konzertsaal / Tanzlokal Verwaltungsbau / Regierungsgebäude / Rathaus / Postgebäude / Telegraphenamt / Kirchenbau / Kasernen Industriebau / Brauerei / Brennerei / Lebensmitteltechnologie Industriebau / Metallindustrie / Maschinenbauindustrie Industriebau / Porzellanindustrie / Kalkindustrie / Zementwerk / Glasindustrie Textilindustrie de 10000 Buch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De Angola à Contra Costa Descripção de Uma Viagem atravez do Continente Africano - Obra em Dois Volumes

      Imprensa Nacional 1886 - Bons exemplares encadernações à época com lombada em pele com nervuras, rotulos gravados Com capas de Brochura. Com assinatura e carimbo na folha de rosto. Interior limpo 937 p. Lang: Portugues 2.90 Kgs

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        Twixt Two Worlds: a narrative of the life and work of William Eglinton.

      - London, Psychological Press 1886. Quarto publisher's green cloth blocked in red & black (recased and rebacked with the original spine preserved, this rubbed and with a little loss at the tips); [4],196pp, etched portrait by Tissot & 8 colour litho plates, illustrations through the text. Scattered spotting, mostly at the ends and a thoroughly decent copy. Some of the colour plates, which are by the bird painter Keulemans, are as astonishing and beautiful as any exercise in lithography ever done and make one wonder whether Barnett Freedman owned a copy of this. Wentworth (84 & 76 note) wrongly attributes the plates and many of the text illustrations as well as the portrait to Tissot (as did I until my attention was drawn to chapter XVII). Eglinton was one of the most successful and polished mediums of the day, specialising in spirit writing but not adverse to the odd materialization. Tissot apparently became involved after the death of his mistress Mrs Newton and we are given an account of the seance where she appeared, kissed him and shook hands. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Theodor Ackermann 1886 - RO60084556: 444 pages. Illustré de cartes et dessins en noir et blanc sur 10 planches en fin d'ouvrage, avec également une carte dépliable en noir et blanc. Dos muet, fendu, séparant l'ouvrage en 2 parties. Petits manques sur les bords des plats. 2e plat et dernières planches détachés. (Très rare / Sehr selten) Eine Anthropologisch-Historische Skizze als Beitrag zur Lösung der Frauenfrage von Michael von Zmigrodzki. In-8 Broché. Etat d'usage. Plats abîmés. Dos abîmé. Non coupé Classification Dewey : 430-Langues germaniques. Allemand [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      J.B. BAILLIERE ET FILS 1886 - R160134205: Tome 11: DELIG-DYSE. 795 pages. 49 figures en noir et blanc intercalées dans le texte.Coiffe en tête abimée. Coins cornés. Tome 12: DYSM -EM. 819 pages. 110 figures intercalées dans le texte. Coins cornés. Dos plié avec les coiffes très abimées. Tome 13: EM-ERG. 802 pages. 159 figures intercalées dans le texte. Coins cornés. Ouvrage déboité. Manque en pied de coiffes. Tome 14: ERYS-FL. 779 pages. 46-XXII figures intercalées dans le texte. Coins cornés. Dos abimé. Tome 15: FOET - GENER. 785 pages. 121 figures intercalées dans le texte. Coins cornés.Ouvrage déboité. Manque important en dos. 1er plat avec des déchirures. Tome 16: GEN-GRIP. 753 pages. 41 figures intercalées dans le texte. Coins cornés. 1er plat partiellement débroché. Dos abimé avec des manques. Fin de l'ouvrage déboité. 2ème plat abimé et débroché. Tome 17: GROS-HU. 798 pages. 99 figures intercalées dans le texte. Coins cornés. 1er plat débroché avec un manque. 2ème plat abimé débroché et des manques en dos. Tome 18. HYD-INFL. 845 pages. Manque les plats de couverture. Manque important en dos. Ouvrage déboité. Manque page de garde, page de titre. Tome 19: INFUS - KYST. 775 pages. 101 figures intercalées dans le texte. Ouvrage déboité et deuxième plat débroché. Dos abimé. Tome 20: LAC-LUX.802 pages. 115 figures intercalées dans le texte. Page de titre et page de faux titre débrochées. Ouvrage déboité. Dos abimé. Plats manquants. Des manques en dos. Tome 21: LYC-MEC. 791 pages. 57 figures intercalées dans le texte. Plats manquant. Ouvrage déboité. Manque en dos. Tome 22: MED-MOEL. 815 pages. 38 figures intercalées dans le texte. Ouvrage déboité. 2ème plat manquant. Dos abimé avec manques. Tome 23: MOL-NEV. 859 pages. 100 figures intercalées dans le texte. 2 plats déborchés. Manques sur le premier plat. Ouvrage déboité. Dos abimé. Tome 24: NEZ-ORC. 724 pages. 124 figures intercalées dans le texte. Ouvrage déboité. Dos abimé. Tome 24 : ORE-PAP. 784 pages. 167 figures intercalées dans le [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Follies & Fashions of Our Grandfathers (1807). Embellished with Thirty-seven whole-page Plates Including Ladies' and Gentlemen's Dress (Hand-Coloured and Heightened with Gold and Silver); Sporting and Coaching Scenes (Hand-Coloured); Fanciful Prints, Portraits of Celebrities, &c. (many from original copper-plates).

      London: Field & Tuer, The Leadenhall Press. 1886/7. - The present work is "an illustrated digest of the most amusing and characteristic matter contained inÉ[fashion] magazines more or less flourishing in the year 1807: (introduction). Quarto. Drab boards with embroidered linen labels. Embroidered ribbon marker. Some wear along back joint, endpapers lightly foxed. A very good copy of a fragile book. Number 234 of 250 large paper copies, signed "Field & Tuer." The large paper copies included the earliest impressions of the plates, with the costumes "extra carefully tinted" and heightened with gold and silver. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson Books, A.B.A.A.]
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        Harper's Young People (33 single issues, 1886 and 1888)

      New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers. (1886; 1888). First. Periodical Magazine. Stitched wrappers. Two consecutive issues from November, 1886 and a near-consecutive run of 31 issues from February-October, 1888. All but four in the original turquoise printed outer wrappers with the subscriber's small name and address label on the front wrap. Includes an 1887 index printed on one uncut octavo sheet. Scattered soiling and chipping to the edges of the wraps, some are split along the spine folds, a few issues lack the rear wrap, very good. A nice collection of Harper's weekly children's magazine, celebrated for publishing the work of America's best illustrators and writers of young adult fiction. Included in this set are the first printed appearances of: "The Three Fortunes" and "The Princess on the Glass Hill," written and illustrated by Howard Pyle, "Five Shares in the Fresh-Air Fund" by James Otis, Rosina Emmet Sherwood's illustrations of "Von Nipkin's Defeat" by Boudinot Colt, and W.A. Rogers illustrations (including the front cover) of "Buster Bill" by May Cooper. The set also includes many other illustrations by Rogers, one front cover illustration by Frederick Stuart Church: "Mr. Bear Had Hearkened Too Long to Evil Counsel," and serialized stories by Kirk Munroe, William O. Stoddard, and others. A scarce set seldom found in the original wrappers. .

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        Liberia: The Americo-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. First edition. Octavo. 107pp., illustrations. Bound in modern quarter calf and gray paper over boards with black morocco spine label gilt. The very edge of the front fly has been archivally strengthened, affecting one letter in the inscription, a light dampstain in the bottom corner of the text block, still a handsome, very good copy of a rare book. Inscribed by the author to the wife of African-American journalist T. Thomas Fortune: "To Mrs. Carrie Fortune, Yours very truly, T. McCants Stewar[t]. Feb. 13th, '86". Thomas McCants Stewart (also known as T. McCants), born in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1853, was an exceptional 19th Century African-American. As a lawyer, minister, emigrationist, writer, and lecturer, his life intersected with many of the best-known figures of antebellum and Reconstruction America: Booker T. Washington, T. Thomas Fortune, and Francis J. Grimke, to name a few. His biography was bound up with the history of black life in Charleston, the early years of Howard University, immigrationist ventures in Liberia, and the development of the Bethel A.M.E. Church in New York City. His portrait appeared in the landmark book meant to illustrate the progress of the race: Men of Mark: Eminent, Progressive and Rising by Rev. William J. Simmons (Cleveland, Ohio: George M. Rewell & Company, 1887). He has been the subject of a fairly recent biography: African-American Odyssey: The Stewarts, 1853-1963 by Albert S. Broussard (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1998). T. Thomas Fortune was the foremost African-American journalist of the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. Using his editorial position at a series of black newspapers in New York City, Fortune established himself as a leading spokesman and defender of the rights of African-Americans in both the South and the North. He married Carrie C. Smiley in the late 1870s, but the marriage dissolved in the early 1900s (two children, Jessica and Frederick, survived to adulthood). An exceptionally uncommon title, inscribed copies are rare. We've had one other, inscribed to a relative the day before this copy was inscribed. .

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      Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1886. "EXEMPLAIRE RESERVE," THE ARTIST'S COPY n. Hardcover. A Giant Folio "Song of Songs" in "Flore Ornamentale" Style, This the Unique Copy Bound for the Illustrator. 514 x 381 mm (20 1/4 x 15"). 1 p.l. (half title), 38, [4] pp. "EXEMPLAIRE RESERVE," THE ARTIST'S COPY. MARVELOUS DARK BROWN MOROCCO INLAID IN THE "FLORE ORNAMENTALE" STYLE BY HENRI MARIUS MICHEL (stamp-signed on front turn-in), covers with an all-over design of entwined floral and foliate sprays incorporating many morocco inlays in shades of brown, tan, orange, navy, teal, and red, raised bands, spine compartments similarly inlaid with floral and foliate designs, turn-ins tooled with multiple gilt rules, silk brocade endleaves woven in a multi-color millefleurs pattern, all edges gilt. In the original morocco-trimmed chemise and matching slipcase. WITH 119 ILLUSTRATIONS, comprised of 25 plates and initials, all with extra proofs in three states; three tailpieces and an extra title, each of these with additional proofs in three states; and publisher's vignette with extra proof in two states, all by Edmond Heouin and Emile Boilvin after Bida (the as-issued plates and initials with [somewhat foxed] captioned tissue guards). Carteret IV, 87. Faint, never serious foxing on perhaps half the leaves, otherwise A VERY FINE COPY, the leaves clean and fresh with vast margins, and THE MAGNIFICENT BINDING LUSTROUS AND UNWORN. This is one of the most impressive examples one will ever see of Marius Michel the younger's ground-breaking and influential "La Flore Ornamentale" bindings, covering here a unique copy of a monumental edition of the "Song of Songs." Considered the best binder of his generation as well as the founder of modern French bookbinding, Henri Marius Michel (1846-1925) believed passionately "that bookbinding needed a new vocabulary of ornamentation in order to express the mood and spirit of contemporary authors." (Duncan & De Bartha) He found in the 1878 International Exposition a convenient and appropriate forum through which to promote the revolutionary style of decorative ornaments based on nature, a style he called "La Flore Ornamentale." He was at first viewed as impudent and rebellious, and his work was objected to on theoretical grounds as being too much like "art," and too little like a product of the binder's craft. But, in the words of Duncan & De Bartha, "the young man's fervent convictions, as well as his superb technical skills, as both a binder and a gilder, won him an increasing number of supporters. By 1885 his designs were seen as a viable alternative to traditional bindings for certain books." Other binders began to imitate his approach, but Marius Michel the younger was the "undisputed leader of the new movement, [his] incomparable technique, harmonious selection of color, and infinite variety of plant motifs [placing] his work above those of his contemporaries." Our unique copy of this luxury edition of the "Song of Songs" was reserved especially for artist Alexandre Bida, and was augmented with nearly 100 additional proofs done on various papers. A pupil of Eugène Delacroix, Bida (1813-1895) was a painter of the Romantic school who became a master of Orientalism, a term used by art historians for the imitation or depiction of aspects of Middle Eastern and East Asian culture by artists from the West. Notable recent exhibitions of his work have been held at the Musée d'Art et d'Histoire du Judaïsme in Paris in March of 2012 ("Les Juifs dans l'Orientalisme") and at the National Gallery of Art in April of 2013 ("Orientalism: A Selection of Prints and Drawings"). In addition to the volume reserved for Bida, 10 special copies of this edition were printed on Chine, and ABPC and Americana Exchange describe auctions between 1987 and 2006 in which such copies in Marius Michel bindings similar to ours were sold (for as much as $35,200 and $40,600, including buyer's premiums).

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        Die Burgen, Schlösser und Städte des oberen Kraichgaues. Ein Beitrag zur Landeskunde. Mit 7 doppelblattgroßen lithographierten Tafeln.

      Karlsruhe, Friedrich Gutsch, 1886.. 28 x 19,5 cm. 16 Seiten, 7 Doppeltafeln. Blaue Originalbroschur mit Deckeltitel.. *Erste Ausgabe. - Die Tafeln zeigen: 1. Bretten mit umgebenden Burgen. 2. Schloß Ravenspurg. - 3. Schwanenburg in Mentzingen. 4. Burgen zu Gemmingen. 5. Steinsberg und Neidenstein. 6. Eppingen mit Streichenberg und Schomburg. 7. Das Angelbachthal. - Sauber und sehr gut erhalten.

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        Biologia Centrali-Americana. Insecta: DIPTERA by C.R. Osten Sacken, F.M. Van der Wulp & S.W. Williston.

      London, 1886-1903. 3 volumes. 4to (305 x 245mm). pp. viii, 378; viii, 489; (8), 127, with 21 fine handcoloured plates. Contemporary black cloth, spines with gilt lettering (a bit spotted). The complete Diptera section of 'Biologia Centrali Americana'. The first volume contains the supplement by S.W. Williston, J.M. Aldrich, W.M. Wheeler and A.L. Melander. Carl Osten Sacken, a Russian born entomologist and diplomat, secretary to the Russian legation in Washington is called the father of American dipterology. Perforated library stamp at the upper margin of the plates, hardly affecting the illustration, and on some text leaves. Japanese stamp of Mr. Kikumaro Okano on titles and on a few leaves.//Nissen ZBI, 3027.

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        Photograph of the 1886 Yale Baseball Team including Amos Alonzo Stagg

      Vintage album on photograph of the Yale baseball team. Measuring 9" x 7". Undated, but 1886. A couple of small smudges, but overall fine. Stagg is on the extreme left of the photo leaning on a baseball bat. While Stagg is known primarily for his football prowess, he was also a fine baseball player who turned down the opportunity to play professionally. He did however, invent the batting cage! A nice, striking image. .

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        El hebreo de Verona (Misterios de las sociedades secretas. Bresciani, Antonio de . Ed. Católica 1886

      1886 - ¿El hebreo de Verona¿ (Misterios de las sociedades secretas) Bresciani, Antonio de . Editorial Católica. Barcelona 1886. Un volumen con DOS tomos de XVI + 490 pp. con 6 láminas color y 450 pp con 4 láminas color: Completo. Tamaño cuarta mayor. Holandesa original con cubiertas granuladas en granate, puntas en pergamino y lomo en piel legítima con filetes, ornamentos y caracteres dorados. Exteriormente el libro está entero y sin apenas faltas; interiormente se aprecian algunas páginas tostadas y otras con manchas de óxido (principalmente en inmediación láminas debido al cromo de las mismas) producto del tiempo y naturaleza del papel [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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