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        Kidnapped. Being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751

      London: Cassell and Company, Limited, 1886.. London: Cassell and Company, Limited, 1886., 1886. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. With folding map. Bound in publisher's russet cloth, titled in gilt to spine, black endpapers. Owner's bookplate and signature. A little rubbed and soiled, spine sunned. A very good copy, corrected text issue. Prideaux; A Bibliography of the Works of Robert Louis Stevenson (1917). [Item 18]. Grolier Club Exhibition Catalogue [79]

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        Mortgage Deed : From Lucretia Hobart to Seth Reed, July 6th, 1886. Plymouth County, Massachusetts [original copy]

      Plymouth County Registry of Deeds 1886 - An original 19th century mortgage deed, regarding the sale of the estate at Southside, Randolph Street from Lucretia Hobart to Seth Reed, dated July 6th, 1886. "Sold by Charles K. Darling & Co., Law Stationers, 15 Exchange Street, Boston" --cover page. Condition is overall very good, slightly edge-nicked with some scattered staining. Somewhat dulled as with age. Remains quite well-preserved. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. 1 Kg. 1 pp. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        John Leech's Pictures of Life and Character

      London - Bradbury, Agnew and Co., 1886. London - Bradbury, Agnew and Co., 1886 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A decorative,extensive compendium of illustrations from Punch magazine, in three volumes. Each volume comprises John Leech's humorous illustrations, with captions, from the collection of Mr. Punch, 1842-1864. John Leech(18171864), humorous artist and illustrator . . . became aregular contributor [to Punch] from the end of 1842. In July 1843 he began a series of Cartoons, full-page subjects satirising the Westminster Hall murals. The name stuck and so Leech effectively gave to the English language the meaning of cartoon as a large satirical print. For the next twenty years he produced hundreds of brilliant and incisive sporting and domestic illustrations for the weekly magazine. They were collected together as Pictures of Life and Character (185469) and reissued again in the 1880s (DNB). Complete in three volumes. Condition: In decorative red cloth bindings with gilt detailing. Externally smart, though with some marks to the boards and some light bumping to the head of the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and mainly clean, though with the odd spot and some staining to the first few pages of volume III. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Practical Violin School for Home StudentsandEasy Legato Studies for the Violin (a supplement to 'the Practical Violin School for Home Students')

      87 - London - L. Upcott Gill11 by 9; I: 296(133)pp., 2pp., II: 4pp., 4pp.,156(24)pp., 4pp., 1886. 87 - London - L. Upcott Gill11 by 9; I: 296(133)pp., 2pp., II: 4pp., 4pp.,156(24)pp., 4pp., 1886 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A charming and eminently usable violin text, complete in two volumes with its supplementary studies. In lovely morrocco bindings, these Victorian volumes contain practical tuition in violin set toa total of 157 musical studies. Intended for home students, these editions cover a glut of topics from philosophy and elements of music, through to tuning, positioning bowing, and fingering the violin, combining them in a comprehensive and practical course in beginner playing. The first volume includes the comprehensive course, and the second volume includes a number of legato studies (included also in the second volume are two four-page publishers inserts; each bearing music for a Christmas carol, with the publisher's catalogue of Christmas music on the reverse). Condition: Externally, bound in old morroco. Generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. Lovely gilt embellishment. Bumping and light rubbing to heads and tails of spines. Internally, hinges tender. I. , binding tender; II. , firmly bound. I. , generally clean with just some spots to first and last few pages as usual. II. , generally clean with light foxing to first and last few pages as usual. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        One Thing Needful

      London - John and Robert Maxwell, 1886. London - John and Robert Maxwell, 1886 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of this extremely scarce Victorian novel. Mary Elizabeth Braddon (4 October 1835 4 February 1915) was a British Victorian era popular novelist. She is best known for her 1862 sensation novel Lady Audley's Secret. During the four years following Lady Audley's Secret Braddon defied her critics by publishing eight novels, often writing several novels for serialization at once; as she remarked to Bulwer-Lytton, I have never written a line that has not been written against time (Wolff, Sensational Victorian, 134). Although accused of beginning the reign of bigamy as an interesting and fashionable crime and inventing the fair haired demon of modern fiction (Oliphant, Novels, 263), after Aurora Floyd she turned to more decorous drawing-room fiction. Eleanor's Victory (1863), The Doctor's Wife (1864), and The Lady's Mile (1866) were gentler society novels. In 1866 Maxwell founded the Belgravia Magazine, a fiction journal which would be edited by Braddon for ten years and carried serials of many of her novels. Later that year her third child died, but she continued to write through a period of depression, publishing her twentieth novel by 1868. (DNB)Complete in three volumes. Condition: Rebacked in cloth with the original boards and backstrip. Externally sound, though with some wear to the original leather. Three hinges strained, with one hinge tender and held by the cords only. Internally, binding tender. Pages are bright,though with some scatteredspotting to the endpapers. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        Verslag over de lichting van het in Januari op de Theems gezonken stoomschip "Edward Eccles", groot 841 registerton, benevens eenige beschouwingen over de lichting..gezonken schepen in de nederlandsche rivieren en zeemonden..de inrichting benoodigde

      Den Haag, Gebrs. van Cleef, 1886.. Den Haag, Gebrs. van Cleef, 1886.. 1886. 31(1) text-pages, 11 annexes, 10 of which lith. fldg. plates, & 2 lvs. with a list of ships regularly visiting "de Rotterdamsche Waterweg". Contemporary hfcloth w. the original prtd. wrappers pasted on. 4°. Binding a bit rbbd. and soiled and some wear to the sides, one plate with some marginal wear (not affecting the image), the last 2 lvs. marginally browned. ELC. Title trifle foxed and w. 2 stamps of the Amsterdam Zeevaartschool (Nautical College) Library. ¶ Of the 10 plates 7 are pertaining to the actual raising of the "Edward Eccles" wreckage.

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        The Azores: or Western Islands

      Trubner & Co., London 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." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sir Percival: A Story of the Past and Present

      London: Macmillan and Co, 1886 London: Macmillan and Co, 1886. Hardcover. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. A Presentation Copy, inscribed "Edward Shorthouse from his affectionate brother & sister J Henry & Sarah Shorthouse." John Henry Shorthouse (1834-1903) was an English novelist probably most famous for his book John Inglesant. The recipient was also an author. With the bookplate of Ohio book collector Paul Lemperly, with Lemperly's inscription stating that he received the book as a gift from Morris L. Parris, whose collection of Victorian novels is now at Princeton. Parrish's letter of presentation is inserted. Bound in original dark blue cloth with gilt stripes and embossed design on front cover and spine. In fine condition. Housed in a fine custom half-red morocco slipcase. Octavo. 300 pages. LIT/053013.

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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. Ansonst sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Selten. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. Please notify beforehand, if you want to visit us and see a specific book. Unser ZVAB-Bücher-Bestand befindet sich in unserem Lager am Stadtrand Prags, nicht in unserem Geschäft. Bitte, teilen Sie uns vorher mit wenn Sie uns besuchen möchten und bestimmtes Buch auswählen wollten *.

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        A Monograph of the Genus Crocus.

      London. Dulau.1886.. 32 x 26 cm. VIII, 326, XX S., 5 Bl. Contemporary green morocco with gilt. Scratched and a little scuffed and blotchy.. With coloured lithogr. map, two schedules and 81 coloured lithogr. plates.; - Nissen 1316. Plesch 519. Stafleu-C. 5721. Blunt 238: " His monograph, the result of ten years of inquiry, was the most complete work of its kind that had been published on any genus. The plates of this work are marvels of comprehensive detail and put to shame those of many more skilled draughtsmen. From the botanical point of view this work is a landmark. - Plate 17 never published. - Paper lightly bronzy, Plates in lovely condition. A Beutifully flowerbook.

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        The History of Salt Lake City and Its Founders

      Star Printing Company, Salt Lake City 1886 - 1p.l., viii, [3]-896, 172, 36pp. Thick octavo [24.5 cm] Original full brown leather with gilt stamped titles on the spine and front cover, gilt stamped patterns and scored designs on the spine, and elaborate embossed designs on the covers. All edges gilt. Floral endsheets. Good only. The leather spine and covers are mildly rubbed, and the spine is sunned. There is a 3/4" inch long chip in the leather at the head of the spine and there is a 1/2" closed tear in the leather at the foot of the spine. The corners of the covers are just a little bumped. Hinges going. The text block is cracked at the beginning and end. The front free endsheet and flyleaf are detached, but present. Very sporadic restitching of the inside margins. Tanned pages. Subtle offsetting from the illustrations. Frontis engraved portrait of Brigham Young. Several steel engraved portraits of prominent Utah men. Flake 9040. With the Appendix, History of Salt Lake City Journalism. Subjects covered include Review of Judge Drummond's Course in Utah, The Pioneer Jubilee, Correspondence Between Governor Young and Colonel Alexander, Buchanan Coerced by Public Sentiment into Sending a Commission of Investigation, Reflections Upon the Utah War, Mormon Service On the Overland Mail Line, Great Mass Meeting of the Citizens to Protest Against the Conduct of Governor Harding and Judges Waite and Drake, Dr. Newman's Evangelical Crusade Against Mormon Polygamy, and much more. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Penny Illustrated Paper and Illustrated Times. No 1282 - 1334. 1886

      London Penny Illustrated Paper 1886. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Spine faded. Front outer hinge starting. Scattered foxing, impacting on some illustrations First Edition Red hardback leather cover 360mm x 240mm (14" x 9"). [800pp]. B/W illustrations throughout of contemporary personalities and events. Illustrations include 'British Annexation of Burmah: Skirmish with Dacoits'; 'The Loss of the Steamship Oregon'; 'Devastation Wrought by the Lamentable Earthquake in New Zealand'; 'The Fight Between English and French Fishermen at Ramsgate'; 'Mr Gladstone's Manly Plea for Rational Self-Rule in Ireland'; 'Deplorable Labour Riots in Belgium'.

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        Am Brenner.

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

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        Principles of Political Economy

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1886. New York: Harper & Brothers,, 1886. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt, top edge and endpapers brown. With owner signature to verso of front free endpaper. Loss to spine ends, corners of boards lightly worn, boards lightly rubbed, edges tanned, small dark mark to front free endpaper, a few small nicks to rear free endpaper. A very good copy. First edition, first printing of one of Newcomb's key works on economics. The Canadian-American polymath's writing on "the societary circulation" was a major influence on Irving Fisher's The Purchasing Power of Money and its definition of the equation of exchange.

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        Handbuch der Fischzucht und der Fischerei. Unter Mitwirkung von B. Bernecke und E. Dallmer.

      Bln., Parey 1886.. gr.-8°. XIII, 701 S. Mit 1 doppels. Falttaf. u. 581 Textholzschn. HLdr. d. Zt. m. Rückengoldpräg. Tit. gestemp. Eckabrisse a. d. letzten 8 Bll. angerandet..

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        Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde [Signed]

      Longmans, Green, and Co., London 1886 - A Very Good copy of the scarce second edition in the Publisher's original buff wrappers printed in red and blue, and with the front wrapper also decorated in blue, SIGNED BY ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON on the title page (the end portions of the delicate spine have perished but most of the spine -- on which a prior owner has penned the book's title -- remains in place and the chipped wrappers remain delicately attached, tape remnants to the spine side of each wrapper, stitching still holding the page block together with the pages mildly age toned at the edges, small stain to the upper margin of each page as well as some discoloration at the half-title's lower right corner -- continuing in a rapidly diminishing amount for the first few pages, but otherwise the pages are rather clean with the very occasional spot), complete with the half-title and title, advertisements to the inner side of each wrapper. This scarce second edition of the wrappered issue which, like the first edition, carries the Publisher's ink correction to the date -- from "1885" to "1886" -- on the front wrapper. The novel originally had been scheduled for publication in December, 1885 but the book stalls were so full of Christmas numbers and other recent publications that publication was delayed until 1886. The book was quite a success and this second edition was published shortly after the first edition reached the book shops. (A prior owner's light pencil note to title page's upper margin reads "July Ed. / 1886".) A remarkable novel, of which Stevenson's fellow author and stepson Lloyd Osbourne stated: "I don't believe that there was ever such a literary feat before as the writing of Dr Jekyll. I remember the first disease of the world though it were yesterday. Louis came downstairs in a fever; read nearly half the book aloud; and then, while we were still gasping, he was away again, and busy writing. I doubt if the first draft took so long as three days." One of the great books of its, or any, era, which remains in print even today, which gave the English language the term "Jekyll and Hyde", of which well over 100 film versions have been made, and which in all probability will remain one of Stevenson's most known and most notable works. This is the only copy of the book signed by Stevenson we ever have seen in any edition. An altogether Very Good copy of the scarce second edition of this quite important Stevenson work, SIGNED BY ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON. RARE INDEED. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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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.

      Melbourne, John Ferres, London, Trübner and Co., 1886-1887.3 text volumes in 8vo and atlas volume in folio. Later half red morocco, spines gilt. With plates and the often missing large folding chart of Australia added in facsimile. XIX,425; VI,501; VIII,710; 45 pp.* First edition. - Classic work on the aborigines of Australia and their languages. - A fine set.Ferguson 8879.

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        ANNA KARENINA

      New York: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co, 1886. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co, 1886. First American edition. Very Good. A Very Good copy of the first translation into English. The book is a bit cocked and the cloth is worn at the lower spine end. The original owner wrote his/her name on the title page (dated 1886) and also on the rear paste-down. Thinning to the lower margin of the title page where it looks like someone erased a stamp from the verso. Presumed first issue of the book without any other titles by the same author listed, publisher's monogram on the title and with five pages of ads in the rear, starting with "Crowell's Red Line Poets," and no translations of any Russian books listed. (Biblioctopus Catalogue #49). & & The author's classic novel, portraying a fallen woman. One of the most conflicted characters ever written, nowhere does an author love then despise his heroine so passionately. Translated by Nathan Haskell Dole. A book with no clear consensus on bibliographical points, but our research indicates that this copy is right, or at least no more convincing argument has yet been offered. Very Good.

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        Anna Karenina

      New York: Thomas J. Crowell & Co., 1886. New York: Thomas J. Crowell & Co., 1886. First edition in English. Octavo, original brown cloth, with gilt titles and tooling to the spine and front panel. In very good condition, with Frederick W. Bancroft's signature dated 1888 to the title page. Translated by Nathan Haskell Dole.Vladimir Nabokov called Leo Tolstoy's Anna Karenina "one of the greatest love stories in world literature." Matthew Arnold claimed it was not so much a work of art as "a piece of life." Set in imperial Russia, Anna Karenina is a rich and complex meditation on passionate love and disastrous infidelity. First issued serially in 1873; first published in book form in Moscow in 1878.

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        Rouen Aux Principales Epoques de Son Histoire Jusqu' Au Dix-Neuvieme Siecle

      Rouen -E. Auge, 1886. Rouen -E. Auge, 1886 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A highly detailed exploration into the history of Rouen, locatedin northern France on the River Seine. Written in FrenchFirst luxury edition, second edition of the original text, revised and enlarged. Featuring thirty-two beautifully engraved plates, depicting various landscapes and buildings within Rouen, including its most renowned building Notre Dame cathedral. Unknown to Julius Caesar, Rouen was founded by the Gaulish tribe of the Veliocasses, who controlled a large area in the lower Seine valley, which retains a trace of their name as the Vexin. They called it Ratumacos; the Romans called it Rotomagus. Roman Rotomagus was the second city of Gallia Lugdunensis after Lugdunum itself. Under the reorganisation of the empire by Diocletian, Rouen became the chief city of the divided province of Gallia Lugdunensis II and reached the apogee of its Roman development, with an amphitheatre and thermae of which the foundations remain. In the 5th century, it became the seat of a bishopric, and later a capital of Merovingian Neustria. Condition: Disbound, with repairs to the text block edge. Generally firmly bound, although with some leaves working loose. Half title and rear endpaper has handling marks, and copperplate ink inscription in french. Bright throughout the rest of the text, and generally clean, aside from the occasional marginal tide mark. Overall: GOOD ONLY due to being disbound..

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        British Museum

      87), 1886. 87), 1886 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of three collected volumes ofthe British Museum. Catalogue of Printed BooksIn three volumes. Volume one contains ten volumes from the years 1886-1887 encompassing E - Ezzo with the first title bound to front, the last title bound to rear. Volume two containsseven volumes from1891encompassing Lock - Lz with the first title bound to front, the other six titles bound to rear. Volume three containsEngland Parts I-VI all dated 1900 with all six titles bound to rear. These cover Laws and Statutes, Year Books, Proclamations, Treaties, Solemn League and Covenant and Miscellaneous Public Documents to Part I; Parliament to Part II; Departments of State and Official Bodies to Part III; Churches and Religious Bodies to Part IV; Miscellaneous Subheadingsand Colonies to Part V; and Appendix and Indexes to Part VI. Condition: Rebound in cloth. Externally, smart but with minor wear to extremities and occasional slight marks. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and generally clean throughout but with handling marks and foxing in particular to first and last pages and the occasional closed tear including a previous repair to last page of text to volume one. With institutional stamps and blindstamps in places and a bookplate to reverse of one title. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        The Writings of Longfellow

      Cambridge: Riverside Press, 1886.. Cambridge: Riverside Press, 1886. Octavo, three quarters leather. 14 volumes, top edge gilt, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, gilt ruled to the front and rear panel, marbled endpapers. One of 500 numbered copies. This is set number 144. Also includes 3-volume Final Memorials of Longfellow by Ticknor and Company published in 1887. All volumes are numbered 144 of 300 copies. Each volume contains the bookplate of noted American poet and publisher Scofield Thayer, best known for his art collection, which is housed in the Metropolitan Mueseum of Art. In near fine condition. A very sharp set. Longfellow's success spanned both sides of the Atlantic: "He wrote some of the most popular poems in American literature, in which he created a new body of romantic American legends," and when he died, "he was the first American whose bust was placed in the Poet's Corner in Westminster Abbey" (Columbia University Press). This 14 volume edition includes two volumes of Longfellow's prose, his translation of Dante in three and his verse in six, including such celebrated works as Tales of a Wayside Inn, The Song of Hiawatha, Christus and The Courtship of Miles Standish.

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        The Sporting Fish of Great Britain

      London: Sampson Low, [& three others], 1886. London: Sampson Low, [& three others],, 1886. With note on Ichthyology. Illustrated by Sixteen Lithographs of Fish in Gold, Silver, and Colours. Octavo. Original green cloth, bevelled boards, gilt titles to spine and front board, gilt crest to front board, dark brown coated endpapers. Frontispiece, 13 other chromolithographic plates "in gold, silver, and colours" and 2 plain plates, all with tissue guards. 1 page of publisher's advertisements at the rear. Extremities lightly rubbed, advertisement leaf a little loose, spotting to endleaves. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the title page, "Edward Heron Maxwell, from his friend the Author". An ichthyology classic illustrated with chromolithographs which capture, thanks to the use of silver and gold, the glistening beauty of fish scales.

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        Kirche zu Billwärder an der Bille. Kolorierte Autographie von Wilhelm Heuer.

      1886.. 25,3 x 39,5 cm. Billwärder ist das Land zwischen der Bille und dem Elbarm, der anfangs Billwärder-Elbe und weiterhin, von der Ochsenwärder Fähre an, Dove-Elbe heißt. An der Billeseite erstreckt es sich bis Heckkathen, an der Elbseite bis zur Curslacker Schleuse. Nach dieser Belegenheit teilt man es in Billwärder an der Bille und Billwärder an der Elbe. Ersteres bildet nur ein Kirchspiel, in älterer Zeit "Billkirchen" genannt, letzteres aber bildet zwei Kirchspiele :Moorfleet und Allermöhe. Das Bild zeigt die Kirche von Billwärder mit einzelnen Häusern, versteckt zwischen Baumgruppen am Wasser, mit dem Brückensteg darüber und dem zur Tränkegetriebenen Vieh daneben im Vordergrunde. In seinen letzten Lebensjahren schuf Wilhelm Heuer eine Serie von 84 Autographien. Dabei handelt es sich um Federlithographien in einem vereinfachten Umdruckverfahren. Kein Blatt gleicht dem anderen, auch bei identischer Bilddarstellung ergeben sich Abweichungen im Bildformat. Beim Druck wurden viele unterschiedliche Papiere benutzt. Die Auflage dürfte je Motiv 30 Exemplare nicht überschritten haben, viele Motive sind nur in wenigen Exemplaren gedruckt worden. Salamon 11. AUT 3. [SW - Ansicht, Ansichten, Hamburgensien, Hamburgensie, Lithographie].

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        Sesame and Lilies

      nbsp;Kent - George Allen, 1886. nbsp;Kent - George Allen, 1886 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An attractive copy of two lectures about the nature and duties of men and women. Lecture one - Sesame entitled 'Of Kings' Treasures', Lecture two - Lilies entitled 'Of Queens Gardens'. Seventh edition in original form with a new preface. Condition: In a half crushed morocco binding with marbled boards. Externally, smart though joints and extremitiesare slightly worn. Internally, firmly bound, very bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        The Age We Live In: A History of the Ninteenth Century, from the Peace of 1815 to the Present Time

      the Present Time, 1886. the Present Time, 1886 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The first four volumes of this comprehensive look at Britain in the nineteenth century, with beautiful illustrations, and in decorative morocco. Volumes I - IV only(of seven). Bound as Two Volumes. With a selection of engraved plates. James Taylor, 1813-1892, was a minister of the United Presbyterian church, historian, and civil servant. As well as numerous articles in the Encyclopaedia Britannica, Imperial Dictionary of Biography, United Presbyterian Magazine, and individual sermons and pamphlets, Taylor published several historical works. CONDITIONIn half morroco leather bindings, with cloth boards. Externally, some rubbing prominent to the spine, with somewater stains to the cloth. The front joint of volume 3/4 is starting. Internally, firmly bound, bright with just the occasional spot, prominent to the plates. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Handbuch der Tiefbohrkunde. 6 Teile in 2 Bänden.

      Leipzig, Baumgärtner, 1886-96.. (26 x 17,5 cm). Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen und 158 meist lithographierten Tafeln. Leinwandbände der Zeit.. Vollständige Ausgabe aller 6 Teile. Tecklenburg war Grossherzoglicher Oberbergrat in Darmstadt. Die Bände tragen die Titel: 1: Das englische, deutsche und canadische Bohrsystem (116 S. Mit 22 Tafeln); 2: Das Spülbohrsystem (140 S. Mit 15 Tafeln); 3: Das Diamantbohrsystem (153 S. Mit 30 Tafeln); 4: Das Seilbohrsystem (Brunnenbohren) (141 S. Mit 30 Tafeln); 5: Das Horizontal- und Geneigtbohren... (213 S. Mit 35 Tafeln); 6: Das Schachtbohren (237 S. Mit 26 Tafeln). - Gestempelt. Einbände etwas bestoßen, sonst sauber und gut erhalten

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        Ueber das Stoffwechselproduct des Pyridins

      Hirschfeld, Leipzig 1886 - His, Wilhelm, Jr. (1863-1934). Ueber das Stoffwechselproduct des Pyridins (Arbeiten aus dem Laboratorium für experimentelle Pharmakologie zu Strassburg). 8pp. Leipzig: J. B. Hirschfeld, 1886. 235 x 157 mm. Original printed wrappers, creased vertically, a little darkened at edges. Very good. Presentation Copy, inscribed by His to Carl Ludwig (1816-95) on the front wrapper: "Herrn Prof. Ludwig als Zeigen der Dankbarkeit und Verehrung, vom Verf." Stamps of the Ludwig Collection and of Lewis Hill Weed (1886-1952). First Edition, preceding the paper’s publication in the Archiv für experimentelle Pathologie und Pharmakologie 22 (1887). While a medical student at the University of Strasbourg, His discovered the body’s ability to methylate organic compounds when he isolated N-methyl-pyridinium hydroxide from the urine of dogs that had been dosed with pyridine acetate. The son of noted anatomist and embryologist Wilhelm His Sr. (1831-1904), the younger His went on make a notable contribution to cardiology with his discovery in 1893 of the "bundle of His," a specialized tissue in the heart that helps synchronize contraction of the cardiac muscles (see Garrison-Morton 836). He was one of the first to recognize that the heartbeat originates in the individual cells of heart muscle. His presented this copy of his paper to Carl Ludwig, the first professor of physiology at the University of Leipzig and founder of the physiological institute that now bears his name. His was working in Ludwig’s laboratory at the time he made his discovery of the bundle of His. This copy was later owned by neuroanatomist Lewis H. Weed, director of the Johns Hopkins Medical School from 1929-46; Weed discovered the origin of the cerebrospinal fluid and mapped its circulation (see Garrison-Morton 1439). Jeffrey, Machines in Our Hearts, ch. 1. "Conjugation: Acetylation, Methylation." Xenobiotic Metabolism. Bioanalytical Systems, Inc., 2000. Web. Accessed 24 Apr. 2014. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        MADAME BOVARY Provincial Manners Translated from the French by Eleanor Marx-Aveling

      London Vizetelly & Co. , 1886. London Vizetelly & Co. , 1886. First English edition. 8vo. Publisher's petrol blue cloth with gilt decorations, vignettes and lettering. 32 pages of adverts dated September 1886. A fine, bright copy. There is a slight spine lean and a bumped lower corner, page 296 has a slight production fault to the top edge resulting in a short closed edge tear. An unusually crisp copy. Frontispiece and five further black and white plates. The first published English translation of Flaubert's masterpiece translated by Eleanor Marx-Aveling, daughter of Karl Marx. Madame Bovary, Flaubert's debut novel, was five years in the making and was originally serialised in the Revue de Paris. The serialisation provoked charges of immorality and obscenity from the French government with a resulting trial from which Flaubert was acquitted. The publicity from the trial ensured that on publication the book became a bestseller. The heroine of the novel, Emma Bovary, is a Doctor's wife who finding provincial life dull seeks entertainment in extramarital affairs. She eventually commits suicide by swallowing arsenic, a fate which also befell her translator Eleanor Marx-Aveling.

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        Norges væxtrige. Viridarium Norvegicum. Et bidrag til Nord-Europas natur- og kulturhistorie. Bind I-III + Tillæg til Viridarium Norvegicum (Separataftryk af "Nyt Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne Bind XXXII)

      Udgivet som Universitetsprogram Christiania 1886-89 + 91. (Fabritius & Sønner + Det Mallingske Bogtrykkeri). 4to. 610 + 587 + 679 + 102 s. Rikt illustrert i s/h samt 4 kart i farver. Samt. skinnryggbd. Tillegget på 102 sider er medbundet bakerst i Bind III Bortsett fra et par smårifter/pletter, et usedvanlig fint sett. Ex libris på innsiden av forperm

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        RUSSKY PALOMNIK. SVIATIYE MESTA ("The Russian Pilgrim. The Sacred Places Honored by Orthodox Russian People"). First Edition

      Moscow: Leukhin, 1886.. Moscow: Leukhin, 1886. Text in Russian. Quarter-leather. 859, IX pp. [Rare] Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website. . 1st ed.. HB.

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        The Queen of the Pirate Isle

      Chatto & Windus, London 1886 - Decorated tan cloth lettered in gilt and black. Gilt edges. 58 pp. 27 colour illustrations plus frontis by Greenaway. First issue binding. A wonderful survivor with just a touch of soiling and couple of minor bumps. Beautiful copy. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Kilima-Njaro Expedition. A Record of Scientific Exploration in Eastern Equatorial Africa

      London - Kegan Paul, Trench, and Co., 1886. London - Kegan Paul, Trench, and Co., 1886 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A reading copy of Johnston's extensive exploration of Kilimanjaro. In need of a sympathetic binding to make this a good first edition copy. Disbound. WithFive Maps and Fourteen plates. The last map is missing. With a frontispiece portrait of the author. A general description of the natural history, languages, and commerce of the Kilima-njaro district. Sir Henry Hamilton Johnston, 1858 - 1927, was an explorer and colonial administrator. Johnston was apppointed by the Royal Society to conduct an expedition to study the flora and fauna of Mount Kilimanjaro in 1884 -ODNB. Johnston's publication of The River Congo and The Kilimanjaro Expeditionconfirmed his reputation as an authority on Africa -ODNB. Condition: The textblock binding is generallytight and firm. The boards and rear endpapersare missing. There is significant wear to the extremities, with the spine leatherlargely missing, with the remains coming away. The first and last pages have foxing, browning,and some small closed tears. Internally the pages have some slight browning and intermittent foxing. There is an ink number and ink stampto the front blank, and an ink number to the title page. Overall the condition is fair with a very good interior..

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        Original Typescript Poem, Signed

      One page; titled ?MY MAIDEN?; 24 lines; signed in ink by the author, ?Celia Thaxter.? Folded twice; tender and splitting at the folds, but overall very good. Undated, but likely from 1886 or 1887. Thaxter was an early user of the typewriter, even endorsing a machine in contemporary advertising. This poem, retitled ?Because of Thee,? was revised and published in 1896 by her friend Sarah Orne Jewett. One of the most popular American women poets of the 19th century, Thaxter is still especially revered in coastal New Hampshire and Maine.

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        History of Manon Lescaut and of the Chevalier des Grieux

      London - George Routledge and Sons, 1886. London - George Routledge and Sons, 1886 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A beautifully illustrated copy of Abb Prvost's controversial eighteenth-century novel. 'With a preface by Guy de Maupassant'. Featuring a tissue-guarded engraved frontispiece. Contains 225 vignettes and twelve tissue-guarded plates illustrated by Maurice Leloir. Manon Lescaut is a short novel by the French author Abb Prvost. Published in 1731, it is the seventh and final volume of Mmoires et Aventures d'un Homme de Qualit (Memoirs and Adventures of a Man of Quality). It was controversial at the time and banned in France upon publication,when pirated editions were widely distributed. In a subsequent 1753 edition the Abb Prvost toned down some scandalous details and injected more moralizing disclaimers. Condition: In a half calf binding with cloth covered boards. Externally, rubbed to the extremities and worn to the corners. One spine compartment coming away. Front hinge strained. Internally, generally firmly bound although slightly strained in places. Some scattered light foxing. Overall: GOOD..

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        The Minor Prophets with a Commentary Explanatory and Practical and Introductions to the Several Books

      London - Walter Smith, 1886. London - Walter Smith, 1886 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A later edition of Pusey's comprehensive Biblical commentary in a decorative morocco binding. With five raised bands, gilt lettering, gilt edges and marbled endpapers. With one illustrated plate. With a decorative presentation page bound in to the front of this copy, Presented to the Rev. W. O. M. Hughes, by some members of the Band of Hope as a token of their esteem, and an acknowledgement of much kind work. Houghton Le Spring, November, 1887. Edward Bouverie Pusey, 1800-1882, was a Church of England clergyman and theologian. His Minor Prophets. . . which appeared in parts between 1860 and 1877, was the only published part of a projected popular commentary on the whole Bible planned by Pusey -ODNB. The Band of Hope, now Hope UK, is a British national Christian charity dedicated to educating children and young people about the perils of drug and alcohol abuse. It began as the Band of Hope in 1847 in Leeds, to teach and impress upon children the importance and principles of sobriety and teetotalism. Condition: In a full morocco binding. Externally, slight rubbing and edgewear, with marks to the boards. Internally, firmly bound, light marginal browning with occasional spots or marks. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Anna Karenina, in Eight Parts

      Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., New York, 1886. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First English translation, early issue. No jacket. Boards rubbed with minor loss front spine head & foot, binding professionally repaired. 1886 Hard Cover. vii, 773 pp., 4-page terminal publisher ad. 8vo. Original brown cloth, gilt titles, floral endpapers. Tolstoy's classic tale of forbidden love, first serialized in 1873, and first released in book form in the original Russian in 1878. Dole's English translation followed less than a decade later, as the popularity of Russian authors grew in the United States. The bibliographic details regarding the original American editions are complex, but it is generally accepted that the earliest copies are those with the fewest titles advertised on the page facing the title page (the number varying from as few as three to as many as ten). The copy offered here lists six titles. The ads following the text also fluctuated depending on date of issue, with the earliest examples having five pages of ads. Our copy features four pages of ads. Several binding variants were released, including brown, blue, and red cloth, though no priority exists.

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        Wanderungen eines Naturforschers im Malayischen Archipel von 1878 bis 1883. Aus dem Englischen von Reinhold Teuscher.

      Jena, Hermann Cosenoble, 1886.. 2 Bände XV, 300 S.; VIII, 254 S., chromolithogr. Frontispiz, 21 Tafeln, 5 Karten auf 4 Tafeln, (davon 1 blattgroß, 3 mehrfach gefaltet), sowie zahlr. Textabb. Gr.-8°, Leinen. Tadelloser Zustand.

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