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        Sylvie Souvenir du Valois

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

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        Two Summers among the Musquakies,

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

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

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

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        Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.

      Longman’s Green and Co 1886 - FIRST UK EDITION, one or two finger marks, bound without the advertisements, pp. [viii], 141, crown 8vo, contemporary or near contemporary blue cloth, titled in gilt on the spine, good This copy may have been one of those in the first issue wrappers, since it would not have been necessary to rebind a copy in the salmon-coloured cloth. The front wrapper had the date 1885 with the publishers intending it for the Christmas market, but when it was ready the shops were already full of Christmas stock and the trade wouldn’t look at. Therefore it was delayed until January, which allowed the US edition to appear first, by a matter of four days.‘In his fiction Stevenson is seen exploring moral ambiguity and duality in human nature; a recurring theme is the contrast and conflict between good and evil. He achieved world-wide success with his "shilling shocker" Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1886), a moral allegory about the divided self and the problem of evil, the main incidents of which came to him in a dream. The characters of Jekyll and Hyde have become proverbial and the story has been widely translated, reprinted in countless editions, and dramatized (if often distorted) in plays and films’ (ODNB). (Prideaux 17)

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

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        A List of the Mammals of Manitoba

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

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

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

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        Attention, Knights of Labor

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

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

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

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

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

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        Floating Flies and How to Dress Them

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington [Printed by the Chiswick Press], 1886 - The first book by Frederic M. Halford, universally acknowledged as the founder of modern dry fly angling. In An Angler's Autobiography, Halford referred to this book as the result of several years' collaboration with G.S. Marryat, respected as the greatest angler of his day but who ultimately declined to use his name in the published book. "R.B. Marston, whose firm Sampson Low were the publishers, arranged for tantalizing advertisements to appear from time to time in The Fishing Gazette announcing that publication was imminent - The result was that by 17 April [1886] the whole of the de luxe edition (100 copies on large paper at thirty shillings) had already been sold out before publication" (Hayter). With notable American provenance: from the library of sporting bookseller and Derrydale bibliographer Col. Henry Siegel Large paper edition, on handmade paper, one of 100 copies for England. 8vo (9 3/4 x 6 3/8 inches). Title page printed in red and black. With 10 hand- colored lithographic plates of flies, showing 90 specimens, and other text illustrations. Pp. [10], 136, [1, publisher's ads]. Publisher's half brown morocco and cloth, gilt lettered spine and cover, patterned endsheets, t.e.g., others uncut. Very slight edgewear. With the bookplates of Francis D. Bland (his neat ink signature at head of title), Henry Siegel, and another. Westwood & Satchell Supplement, p. 246; Hampton, p. 45; Heckscher 884; Gee p. 92; Sherwin sale (1946), lot 247; Litchfield 57; Kerridge p. 85; Hayter, F.M. Halford and the Dry-Fly Revolution, pp. 110-117 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Bibliography of South Australia

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

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

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        Bi-Centennial History of Albany History of The County of Albany, N.Y. From 1609 To 1886

      W.W. Munsell & Co., New York, NY 1886 - (full book description) W.W. Munsell & Co., New York, NY, 1886. 1st Edition Good+, Hard Cover, No Dust Jacket. Size=9.5"x11.5, 1215pgs. Frontis. Original smooth brown leather spine with gold stamped lettering and trim and fore-edge corners, black pebbled leather covers with gold lettering and all around page end gold gilt! Leather worn at spine edges and shelf worn at fore-edge corners, dust foxing specks on rear endpapers. 997 pages + 218 page History of Schenectady, NY from 1662 ot 1886 bound in at end of first book. Original plain paper endpapers. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Anna Karenina

      Thomas Crowell, 1886-01-01. Hardcover. Good. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1886. 773 p. + (4). First edition. Publisher's monogram on title page and 1886 listed on copyright page; early issue with six titles listed by the same author. In Good condition. Pages show marking in pen and pencil. Pen notation to front free end paper; ink blot to rear free end paper. Front hinge tender and started. Cloth shows edge wear, rubbing and faint staining. Darkening to spine panel, with light loss at bottom end of spine. Rubbing to corners. A solid copy.

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        A Monograph of the Genus Crocus.

      London, Dulau and Co., 1886. 4to (310 x 250mm). pp. viii, 326, xx , (10), with 1 double page coloured map, 81 fine handcoloured lithographed plates after drawings by the author and numerous woodcut vignettes of views. Contemporary olive green morocco, covers with gilt border and fleurons at corners, richly gilt spine in 6 compartments, gilt edges, inner dentelles (lower corners a bit pumbed). A beautifully bound copy of the finest work ever published on the Genus Crocus. "George Maw (1839-1912) was the industrious author and illustrator of his great 'Monograph of the Genus Crocus' (1886). A many-sided and remarkable man, Maw was not a botanist by profession but a chemist and geologist, a manufacturer of encaustic tiles at Broseley, Staffs. His monograph, the result of ten years of inquiry, was the most complete work of its kind that has been published on any genus. The plates of this work are marvels of comprehensive detail and put to shame those of many more skilled draughtmen. From a botanical point of view this work is a landmark..."(Blunt & Stearn p. 277 & 279). Maw collected in the Near East and North Africa. Plate 17 was never published.//An interesting association copy. On free endpaper the following has been written: "To Charles Maw from his affectionate cousin. The author. Benthall, Kenley Surrey Oct. 1886"//Nissen BBI, 1316; Stafleu & Cowan 5721.

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        ATLAS GEOGRAPHIQUE MILITAIRE, Adopté Par. M. Le Ministre De La Guerre Pour L'Ecole Spéciale Militaire De Saint-Cyr.

      JOUVET ET Cie 1886 - R260110508: 41 cartes sur double pages en couleurs. Dos toilé rouge. Une carte détachée, quelques légères déchirures sur quelques cartes. Une carte abîmée, manques en bordure et réparée par collage de papier. Plats et page de faux-titres, détachés. Manque au dos. Revêtement des plats abîmé. In-Folio Relié. Etat passable. Plats abîmés. Dos abîmé. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 912-Atlas, cartes et plans [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      New York Charles L. Webster and Co. 1885, 1886 - 2 volumes. First edition of both volumes in publisher’s deluxe bindings. With 49 maps and illustrations, including two steel-engraved frontisportraits and two etched views, all with tissue-guards. Also with the dedication from Grant in holograph facsimile. Tall, thick 8vo, publisher’s very scarce and best original deluxe bindings of full tan calf, the spines with gilt ruled raised bands and red and blue morocco labels lettered in gilt. 584; 647, index. An unusually handsome and pleasing set in the scarce publisher’s deluxe and most expensive and best binding state. An unusually well preserved set. About as fine as could be expected, some evidence of age, but without question, one would be hard pressed to ever find a better copy. RARE FIRST EDITION IN UNUSUALLY NICE CONDITION. VERY SCARCE IN THIS FORMAT AND DELUXE BINDING STATE. ‘THE FINEST MEMOIRS OF WAR EVER PENNED’. An important historical memoir of the Civil War, arguably the most important, and the best thing that Grant ever wrote. General Norman Schwartzkopf has recently called this the finest memoir of war experiences that has ever been penned. Collectible copies of these books are becoming increasingly difficult to obtain. Copies in this binding, especially so. The earliest days of the Civil War were a hard lesson in hubris for the Union Army. After the appointment of Grant to overall command of the Union forces, the war would quickly turn to their favor. In the years following the war Grant would move into the political arena, even against his best judgement and would, with great public accaim be elected President of United States for two full terms. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der vierte Kongress des Deutschen Schachbundes. Hamburg 1885

      Leipzig: Verlag von Veit & Co, 1886 [ii]+256 pages with diagrams and tables. Octavo (8 1/4" x 5 1/2") bound in original wrappers. (Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana:5220) First edition.The third DSB was conducted in Hamburg with eighteen participants. At the end only one have point separated the winner from the second through sixth place finishers. The first place finish was Isidor Gunsberg with a score of 12. Five contestants were hot on his heals with a scores of 11 1/2. This included Joseph Henry Blackburne, Berthold Englisch, James Mason, Siegbert Tarrasch and Max Weiss. George Henry Mackenzie held sole seventh place with a score of 10. Included in the work is the problem tournament which took place concurrently.Condition:Spine chipped away, wrappers soiled with edge wear and a 1" by 1/2" chip at back edge, some pages still unopened. A good copy a scarce item in original wrappers.

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        The Last Leaf

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

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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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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        Pictures of Life And Character from the Collection of "Mr. Punch"

      London: Bradbury, Agnew, & Co, 1886 - Collects the best of Leech's work for Punch. This set beautifully bound for and inscribed to Charles Lauriat, the Famous Boston Bookseller: "Bound for Mr. Charles E. Lauriat (Junr) in 1912 (his wedding year) by W. Root & Son. With their heartiest congratulations and best wishes for the happiness and prosperity of himself and his wife. William Root. Herbert E. Root." An attractive and desirable set 3 vols., 4to. Fully illustrated. Bound from the issue in parts, preserving original wrappers, in three quarter red morocco, spine gilt, a.e.g., for Charles Lauriat, by WIlliam and Herbert Root Of the famous London Bindery Root & Son, with their inscription on the occasion of Lauriat's wedding in 1912. Spine mellowed, faintest traces of rubbing. Fine in cloth slipcase. Ray 139; Houfe, John Leech and the Victorian Scene, pp. 151, 157, etc. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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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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