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        The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson

      Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin and Company 1886 - Six volumes, sm. 8vo, three quarter brown calf and marbled boards, raised bands, gilt decorated spines, top edges gilt, morocco labels stamped in gilt. Collected edition. A gorgeous set. Shipping extra [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Anna Karenina

      Boston and New York : Thomas Y. Crowell & Company , 1886 First English Language Edition and First U.S. Edition, Translated by Nathan Haskell Dole. Copyright date 1886 with no later dates or printings indicated. The general bibliographic consensus is that the other Tolstoy titles opposite the title page determine the book's issue [i.e. the fewer the earlier]. This edition has NO titles opposite the title page. A scarce collectible copy of this literary classic. Bound in full leather, all page edges gilt, purple marbled end papers, raised bands on spine, gilt titles with elaborate gilt foliate decoration. Frontispiece is a photographic portrait of the author. Leather covers have some shelf wear especially at corners, with some scuffing to spine panel. Gilt titles are bright and clean. Binding is square and solid. Interior pages are clean with no markings and no foxing. The corner of the last blank page, pp.769/770 before a 3-page glossary, is bent and cut at the bottom corner, without impinging on the text. Frontispiece is a photographic portrait of the author. ***When he first read this novel, Dostoyevsky wrote: “Anna Karenina is sheer perfection as a work of art. No European work of fiction of our present day comes anywhere near it.” First issued serially in Russia in 1873; and first published in book form in Moscow, 1878; this translation was issued simultaneously in an English issue.*** Several binding variants were released, including brown, blue, and red cloth, though no priority exists. I am uncertain whether this is a deluxe binding or a rebinding at a later date. A celebrated classic and a significant book for any serious literature collection.

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        BOLIVIA Sept années d'explorations, de voyages et de séjours dans l'Amérique Australe. Préface de Ferdinand de Lesseps.

      Paris, Challamel Ainé, 1886. In-8 gr. (mm. 267x175), mz. pelle con ang. (lievi abras.), dorso a cordoni con tit. oro su tassello, conserv. cop. orig. figur, pp. XX,640, molto ben illustr. dall?'artista francese Henry Lanos: sono 106 inc. su legno in tavole e nel t., da fotografie e disegni orig., e con 9 carte geografiche di cui 1 con la veduta generale del Canale di Panama e un profilo dell'itsmo, e 1 della Bolivia, entrambi a colori e più volte ripieg. Nell'opera: "Une étude générale sur le canal interocéanique; des aperçus sur les Etats de l'Amérique Centrale - Des descriptions du Pérou et du Chili; de nombreux documents géographiques, historiques et statistiques sur le Brésil et les Républiques hispano-américaines; des explorations chez les Indiens de l'Araucanie, du Pilcomayo, des missions de Bolivia et de l'Amazonie". "Prima edizione". Cfr. Benezit,VIII, p. 255. "Il a été tiré de cette première édition 50 esemplaires". Il ns., n. 50, fa parte dei 30 "sur papier vélin à la forme". Dedica ms. sulla cop. e al frontesp. Esempl. ben conservato.

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

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

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        The Larvae of the British Butterflies and Moths

      Ray Society 1886-1901, London - 9 vols, 164 colour plates. 8vo. HB. Orig. cloth, gilt, teg. A few spines faded; vol. 9 with tear to head of spine, a few others with minor wear. Some with ownership markings/book-plates to end-papers. Vg set. The work was published posthumously, with vols 1-5 edited by H.T. Stainton and following his death, vols 6-9 by G.T. Porritt. 105 plates are hand-coloured (vols 1-6), the remainder chromolithographs (colour printed) (vols 7-9). Scarce as a complete set.[Nissen ZBI: 657]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      [London]: Cassell & Company, 1886.. Early 20th century polished calf, spine gilt extra, gilt labels, t.e.g., gilt 'RLS' device on each board, spine of original cloth binding bound in rear. Folding map. Spine extremities lightly worn, terminal catalogue not bound in, otherwise a very good copy. First edition, second "issue," with the three alterations to the text requested by Stevenson. BEINECKE 378.

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      Cassell and Company 1886 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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 S., kl. 8° mit Lederschildchen auf Rücken; gemusterte Bezugsdecken. Einband etwas berieben u. abgegriffen, Kanten u. Ecken wenig beschabt, Rückenschildchen teilweise abgeblättert. Seiten stellenweise minimal beschmutzt bzw. altersgebräunt, sonst sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Selten. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. * Book Language/s: fr [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Origin of Species: By Means of Natural Selection, Or The Preservation of Favoured Races In The Struggle For Life

      London: John Murray 1886. xxi, 458 pp. 30th thousand of the sixth edition, with additions and corrections to the 1872 edition. Publisher's blind-stamped green cloth. Gilt lettering to spine. Folding diagram. Spine ends slighty worn with short tear to cloth. Corners worn. Hinges cracked. Early ink name to half title. Binding firm and tight. . Good. Publisher's Cloth. Sixth Edition. 1886. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Hobarttown oder Sommerfrische in den Antipoden.

      Prag, Druck und Verlag von Heinr. Mercy 1886. - FL4297 4° (29 x 22,5 cm). Rote OriginalHalbleinwand mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und Leinwandecken. Einband etwas, Vorderdeckel stärker angeschmutzt. Der Einband insgesamt etwas berieben und bestoßen. Bindung jedoch sehr fest fest im Einband (16), 284 Seiten mit 23 Vollbildern auf Tafeln ( zwei davon doppelseitig ), 6 in den Text gedruckten Holzschnitten, zahlreichen vergleichenden Tabellen und 1 Karte ( alle Illustrationen überprüft und komplett vorhanden). Die Bindung etwas rostig. Seiten 59/60 und 61/62 mit größerem Randausriss, laienhaft und unschön ausgebessert. Im Innenbereich überwiegend sauber, nur wenig gebräunt, vereinzelt wenig braunfleckig. Die untere Ecke durchgehend gestaucht. Noch gutes Ex. 2350

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        Les Bourbons De France

      Paris; Librairie Bleriot And Printed By Burdin, Angers - [Publisher's Device To The Rear], 1886, Hardback, First Edition616 pages; Physical desc. : pp. X. 616. 4º. Subjects; BOURBON, House of - Royal Genealogy - France - 17th - 19th centuries. France - History - Bourbons, 1589-1789.

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        Notable Etchings by American Artists

      New York: White, Stokes & Allen. 1886. First. First edition. Folio. Very good in dark blue cloth covered beveled boards with elaborate gold stamping, top edge gilt, wear at the spine ends and corners, scuffing on the boards, the frontispiece, title page and table of contents page are detached but present and have some chips along the foredges. Ten plates with tissue guards and a page of comments by the author, all in fine condition. Number 311 of the cloth bound edition, signed by the publisher. Artists represented are F.L. Gerome Ferris, Frederick W. Freer, Kruseman van Elten, James F. Calahan, Frank M. Gregory, Leroy M. Yale, Joseph F. Sabin, W. H. Shelton, Charles Volkmar, W. St. John Harper. .

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        A History of the Theory of Elasticity (Three Volumes)

      Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK 1886 - Attractively bound in half brown leather with gilt crests to front boards and bright gilt title lettering to each of three volumes, this hardcover 1886 First Edition set is VG. First Volume bears the black leather Presentation Bookplate of Telford Premium Prize awarded to F.H. Hummel in Session 1920/21, by The Insitution of Civil Engineers. Volume One, X1V/924pp+12pp Corrigenda and Agenda. With Preface, 9 Chapters, Appendix and Index. Volume Two, Preface, 5 Chapters plus Index. Volume Three, 3 Chapters plus Index. Numerous illustrations and calculations. Each volume has five raised bands to spine, marbled edges and marbled endpapers. Some slight rubbing to spine edges, two boards a little tender, otherwise VG [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        BIBLIOTECHINA GRASSOCCIA Capricci e curiosità letterarie inedite o rare raccolte da F. Orlando e G. Baccini.

      Firenze, Il Giornale di Erudizione, 1886-1905. In-16 gr. (mm. 183x125), rilegata in 10 volumi, mz. pelle coeva, dorso a cordoni con filetti e tit. oro, conserv. le bross. orig., offriamo la "raccolta completa di tutto il pubblicato", composta da 39 voll. in 30 tomi. Edizione di soli 250 esempl. numer., su carta forte. La maggior parte delle opere sono in prima edizione, altre sono per la prima volta edite integralmente o comunque senza correzione del testo originale. Rara pubblicazione, specie se completa, cosi' composta: - ?"Vita di Ferdinando II?", quinto Granduca di Toscana - ?"Lo Sconcio Sposalizio?", ottave di Francesco Furino - ?"Novella?" di P. Fortini (n. 1). - ?"Vita di Gio. Gastone I?" settimo ed ultimo granduca della R. Casa de' Medici, ?"con la Lista dei Provvisionati di Camera, dal volgo detti i Ruspanti?" (n. 2). - ?"Vita di Cosimo III?" sesto Granduca di Toscana - ?"Vita del Principe Francesco Maria?" già Cardinale di Santa Chiesa - ?"Vita del gran Principe Ferdinando di Toscana?" (n. 3). - ?"Vita di tre Principesse di Casa Medici?" - ?"Tre Facezie?" del Piovano Arlotto - ?"Il vecchio preferito?". Scherzo comico di Agostino Coltellini (n. 4). - ?"Il Parentado fra la Principessa Eleonora de' Medici e il Principe Don Vincenzo Gonzaga?" e i cimenti a cui fu costretto il detto Principe per attestare come egli fosse abile alla generazione. Documenti inediti tratti dal R. Archivio di Stato di Firenze (nn. 5, 6, 7). - ?"Altri documenti inediti sul parentado fra la Principessa Eleonora de' Medici e il Principe Don Vincenzo Gonzaga?" e i cimenti a cui fu costretto il detto Principe per attestare la sua potenza virile. Tratti dal R. Archivio di Mantova e pubblicati con una nota storica da Giuseppe Conti (nn. 26-27). - ?"Il libro di Canto e Liuto?" (con un'appendice di documenti relativi alla geologia-mineralogia di Reggio e Modena) di Cosimo Bottegari (1554-1620). Riproduz. del testo integrale di questo celebre liutista e cantore fiorentino (nn. 22-23). - ?"Cortigiane del secolo XVI?". Lettere - Curiosità - Notizie - Aneddoti (nn. 24-25). - ?"Margherita Luisa d'Orleans?" Granduchessa di Toscana. Documenti inediti tratti dall'Archivio di Stato di Firenze (nn. 34-35). - ?"Della Vita e Costumi de' Fiorentini?" di Francesco Moneti - ?"Trionfo della Lussuria?" di Maestro Pasquino - ?"I Germini?". Sopra quaranta meritrice (sic) della città di Fiorenza - ?"Pronostico alla Villotta?" in lingua Pauana (n. 8). - ?"Le Giornate delle Novelle de?' Novizi?" e ?"Le piacevoli et amorose Notti dei Novizi?" di Pietro Fortini (1500-62), il più discusso e il più rappresentativo degli scrittori senesi del secolo (nn. 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21; 28-29, 30-31, 32-33, 36-37, 38-39) in 6 voll. Esemplare con barbe, molto ben conservato. .

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        Polémiques et documents touchant le Nord-Ouest et l'exécution de Louis Riel (Extraits de l'Étendard. Premier fascicule se rapportant principalement aux événements antérieurs à 1885

      Imprimerie de l'Étendard, Montréal 1886 - pagination multiple (315 p.). Couvertures originales conservées mais défraîchies. papier cassant (petits manques à quelques pages. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph, signed letters.

      1886 - JOHNSTON, General Joseph E., CSA. Two Autograph, signed letters, dated 1/27/1886 and 3/13/1891, to a young lady. The first thanks her for her letter "in the stile of a young lady, from you who were a little girl in the days when I saw you often," and promises her a framed picture of him. (With traces of glue and a tear with small loss to back page, not affecting text. 2ff., 8x5"). The second assures her that both uniform buttons he has sent were intended for her. "Will washing them with gold hide the dirt of six or eight and twenty years? I am afraid not." (Fine. 2ff., 7x4.5"). Like Lee, Johnston (1807-1891) was a Virginian of Revolutionary ancestry, who attended West Point. He distinguished himself against the Indians in Florida, and during the Mexican-American War. When Virginia seceded he resigned his commission as Brigadier-General and joined the Confederate Army. According to the DAB he was famous for remaining undefeated: "he disliked risks." His pessimistic, or perhaps realistic, view of the strength of the enemy led him to propose an armistice in 1865. After the war he served one term in Congress, the Commissioner of Railroads.

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        FLORA VON DEUTSCHLAND Osterreich und der Schweiz, in Wort und Bild fur Schule und Haus.

      Gera-Untermhaus, Verlag von Fr. Eugen Kohler, 1886-1888. In-8 p., 4 voll., mz. pelle coeva con ang., fregi e tit. oro al dorso (cuffie con picc. manc., cerniere abrase con spacchi), tagli rossi, pp. compl. 1557. L'opera presenta una straordinaria raccolta di 616 tavv. litografate a colori, di Walter Muller, che illustrano 769 piante in 5060 figure. Sui frontespizi le tavv. dichiarate sono 630 ma anche il Nissen,III,S.180 ne riporta 616 e in questa successione: 160, 160, 145, 151 (come nel ns. esempl.). Importante opera di botanica del Centro Europa. Esempl. molto ben conservato (solo 3 tavv. con piccola macchia al marg. sup.).

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        Bye-o-Baby Ballads

      Boston: D. Lothrop & Co, [1886] - Chromolithographs of Hassam's beautiful watercolor drawings. A spectacular copy and an early example of Hassam's work. An early effort and one of the few books he illustrated "Hassam's most fully-realized achievement in book design, a highlight of 19th Century American color illustration" (Bready) (HASSAM, F. CHILDE) First edition. 4to. 32 Lithographs by G. H. Buek & Company, New York in colours and sepia after watercolors and decorations by Childe Hassam. Original elaborately decorated boards; edges rubbed. Front free endpaper lacking, interior bright and clean. Not in Bennett or McGrath [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Azores: or Western Islands. A Political, Commercial and Geographical Account, Containing What is Historically Known

      London: Trubner & Co., 1886. Pict. cloth, viii,335pp, maps and good illustrations, some in color. St. Michael and St. Mary, the Formigas and Dollabaret Rocks. Thirteen page section of Island Melodies with music and lyrics. Edge wear, spine ends frayed, bookplate removed. Name in ink.. Hardcover. Good/No Dj.

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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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