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        Songs by Charles Dibdin with a Memoir

      nbsp;London -George Bell & Sons, 1886. nbsp;London -George Bell & Sons, 1886 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Dibdin claimed that his first popular sea song, Blow High, Blow Low, was composed during the stormy thirteen-hour channel crossing; it was featured in his opera The SeraglioAdmiralty edition, featuring a subscribers list and dedication to the Earl of Minto. Dibdin featured in many operas including the role of Ralph in Isaac Bickerstaff's The Maid of the Mill and his performance, beginning on 31 January 1765, was one of the great successes of the decade; every song was encored, and he even set a fashion for Ralph-handkerchiefs. The opera ran for more than fifty performances. [DNB]Condition: In a decorative cloth binding. Externally, age toning to the spine, shelf wear and bumping. Hinges are starting slightly. Internally, generally firmly bound. There aremarks to pastedowns with a copperplate inscription to the front pastedown dated 1961. There is also spotting to the first few pages but otherwise bright and clean. Overall: GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Résultats de l'application de la méthode pour prévenir la rage après morsure.

      Paris, Gauthier-Villars 1886 - In-4. Collation : 13, (3) pp. Demi-vélin, couvertures imprimées conservées. (Reliure moderne.) Huit mois après la morsure de Joseph Meister et quatre mois et demi après celle de Jupille, "nous avons commencé les inoculations préventives du 350e malade." Tiré à part des " Comptes rendus des séances de l'Académie des Sciences ", tome 102, séance du 1er mars 1886. Garrison-Morton 2541 : " Pasteur 's papers describing his rabies vaccine, and the results he attained with it gave further proof of the value of attenuated virus as a protective inoculum against infective diseases in man and animals. This is considered Pasteur's greatest triumph." Bel exemplaire, les couvertures imprimées ont été conservées par le relieur. // You can browse all my books on latude.net [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hugues de Latude]
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        ANNA KARÉNINA

      New York: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., [1886]. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., [1886]. viii, 5-773 pages, plus [5] pages publisher's ads; title page is a cancel. Original brown cloth, stamped in gold with the Romanov arms on the front cover; floral endpapers. [19.8 cm.] Good plus. Cloth faded and with some light soiling; wear to spine ends with slight fraying at tail and slight loss to publisher's name; volume a bit cocked; but a sound copy with the hinges fully intact. Occasional traces of foxing and a few instances of marginal soiling. Bookplate of Louisa Porter Gilmer Minis (1852-1921) on the front pastedown, her signature at the head of the title page, dated 1886, and her signature in the margin of two other pages. [A native of Savannah, she was the daughter of Jeremy Francis Gilmer (1818-1883), a major general and the chief of engineers of the Confederate States Army, and the wife of Jacob Florance Minis (1852-1936). She was active in various charitable causes including the Telfair Hospital and the Louisa Porter Home. Her husband, a descendant of one of the first families in Savannah and one of the oldest Jewish families in the South, was a prominent shipbroker and merchant.] FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH. Possible first issue. Bound without the list of the author's other books, which is found in many copies before the title page and which is often used to assigned priority (issues with three books on the list are presumed to be earliest, followed by those with six titles). Bound with a five-page publisher's catalog at the rear advertising books published in 1885 or earlier, with no Russian authors included, in contrast to issues with the list, which are found with four pages of ads, mostly for Russian works first published by Crowell in 1886. While not conclusive proof, this suggests that the present issue may have priority over those others. Furthermore, the date of the original owner's inscription on the title page removes any doubt that it might have been issued after 1886. Line 39.

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        Les Grandes Scenes Historiques du XVIe Siecle

      Paris - Librairie Fischbacher, 1886. Paris - Librairie Fischbacher, 1886 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. An examination of sixteenth-century French art works showing important moments of the century, with historical explanations of the events. First edition. In French. With forty-three double-page plates, collated complete. Divided into separately paginated chapters, including The Surgical Examination of the Injury Received by Henry II, The Massacre in Vassy, and Orleans Besieged in the Month of January 1563. The Massacre of Vassy, also known as the Massacre of Wassy, is the name given to the murder of Huguenot worshipers and citizens in an armed action by troops of Francis, Duke of Guise, in Wassy, France on 1 March 1562. The tragedy is identified as the first major event in the French Wars of Religion. The series of battles that followed concluded in the signing of the Edict of Amboise the next year, on 19 March 1563. Including decorative head and tail pieces and illuminated capitals. Condition: Rebacked in a decorative cloth binding. Externally quite smart, with some loss to the original backstrip, and some bumping to the extremities. Internally, binding failed and text block detached. Tissues guards are detached. Pages are bright, with some light background foxing. 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 NEW CONSERVATIVE PROGRAMME. [A NEW EDITION OF THE LIFE AND SPEECHES OF LORD RANDOLPH CHURCHILL...EDITED BY FRANK BANFIELD]. INCLUDING THE STANDARD-REFERENCE SPEECHES OF THE CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER AT DARTFORD AND BRADFORD... ]

      London: John and Robert Maxwell, 1886. London: John and Robert Maxwell, 1886. First Edition. Good binding. An uncommon collection of the speeches of Lord Randoph Churchill which constituted "The New Conservative Programme", sometimes known as "Tory Democracy". With a "Life of Lord Randolph Spencer-Churchill" and many of his speeches. An important source for understanding how Lord Randolph became the leader of Tory ranks, and the prime mover in orchestrating the fall of the Liberal government in 1885. Published a scant 9 years before he died of syphilis. We locate a handful of copies on OCLC. This copy has some minor silverfishing and loss to the spine. Good binding.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc.]
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        æ ¡æ§˜é››å½¢é›£æ ¢ã®æ¢ [Moyo Hinagata Naniwa No Ume].

      - [Tokyo or Osaka 1886?]. Small quarto by size (245x185mm) publisher's decorated wrapper (not a printed title slip; spine backed with Japanese paper some time ago); colour woodblock title, three pages of text, two colour woodblocks of kimonoed women and children, 60 colour woodblocks of kimono designs, one with added embossing, on double pages in the older reverse form: folded in the gutter and pasted together at the outside edge. I'd say that this is the first of three volumes but it it isn't quite. The copy of Moyo Hinagata Naniwa No Ume in three volumes that I've found is clearly labelled first, middle and last on each wrapper title, does not have the three introductory pages of text that are in this, and the last four plates in this are the first four in the second volume. To complicate this more Yamanaka published a remarkably similar kimono pattern book in Osaka the same year with title that indicates it is the latest designs from the city. The peculiarities of the binding could lead to a long and inconclusive discussion of issues, regional distribution, remainders and mistakes; perhaps these things were put out in forms to fit every pocket and taste.

      [Bookseller: Richard Neylon]
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        The Congo RoversA Story of the Slave Squadron

      London - Blackie and Son, 1886. London - Blackie and Son, 1886 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A smartly illustrated copy of this fictional work from Harry Collingwood. Illustrated with eight plates by J. Schonberg. From the author of The Pirate Island and Under the Meteor Flag. Condition: Rebound in a half calf binding with marbled boards. Externally, a trifle rubbed to the spine, with light wear to extremities. Internally, firmly bound, bright and generally clean, aside from the odd spot and handling mark. Overall: GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Memoiren des Generals U. S. Grant. Aus dem Englischen von H. von Wobeser.

      Leipzig, Brockhaus 1886.. 2 Bände. Mit 2 gestoch. Frontisp.-Porträts, 2 gestoch. Tafeln und zahlr. Karten und Faks. XVI, 524 S.; X, 608 S. OLwd.. Rücken etwas aufgehellt. Gutes Exemplar mit kleineren Gebrauchsspuren.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        The Vicar of Wakefield

      London - John C Nimmo, 1886. London - John C Nimmo, 1886 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A smartly bound and beautifully illustrated copy of Goldsmith's classic, The Vicar of Wakefield. With prefatory memoir by George Saintsbury. Illustrated with over one hundred and forty colour illustrations. In literary history books the Vicar of Wakefield is often described as a sentimental novel, which displays the belief in the innate goodness of human beings. But it can also be read as a satire on the sentimental novel and its values, as the vicar's values are apparently not compatible with the real sinful world. It is only with Sir William Thornhill's help that he can get out of his calamities. Armorial bookplate of Manuel M. Terrero to front pastedown. Condition: Rebound in morocco with gilt detailing. Externally, very smart, with just some slight rubbing. Internally, generally firmly bound although slightly strained in places. Scattered institutional ink stamps throughout. Pages are bright, though with the occasional patch of foxing and handling mark. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        1886 Longfellow's POETICAL Works LONGFELLOW Calf Illus

      London - George Routledge and Sons, 1886. London - George Routledge and Sons, 1886 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An illustrated edition of Longfellow's poetry in a full calf school prize binding, with an ink inscription to the front blank. Author's Complete Copyright Edition. New Edition, Containing Michael Angelo. Condition: In a full calf binding. Externally, just shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound, bright, with some light foxing. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Histoire de la Guerre

      , 1886. 1886 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A copy of 'Histoire de la Guerre' written by Jean, Amde le Faure, Member of Parliament from 1879 to 1881 (October 1838 - November 1881), Faure became relatively well known for his various works of political history: Reconstitution of Hungary (1859), Socialism during the French Revolution (1863) and more. He studied especially military matters, went to France in 1870 and he sent back a correspondence on the events of the war of 1870-71. Then he published: Commentary on the Code of Military Justice (1873), in collaboration with M. Pradier-Fodr; History of the Franco-Prussian War (1874); Trial of Marshal Bazaine (1874), the military laws of France tours and annotated (1876); military Year (1878-1879) and more. Without abandoning journalism, later on he was for secretary-editor of the Chamber of Deputies. The Franco-Prussian War, which lasted from 19 July 1870 to 29 January 1871 , sometimes called the Franco-Prussian War, opposed the Second Empire French in the Kingdom of Prussia and its allies (German). The conflict marked the culmination of the tension between the two powers, resulting from the Prussian desire to dominate the whole of Germany , who was then a patchwork of independent states. The defeat led to the fall of the French Empire and the loss for the French territory of Alsace-Lorraine . Includesone-hundred and tenportrait illustrations andthirty twomaps and charts within the text. In French. Condition: In half morocco bindings with marbled boards. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places with some shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound, age toned and clean with just some light scattered spotting to the first and last pages. Overall Condition: VERY GOOD..

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        Temple Bar:

      1886 - London - Richard Bentley and Son., 1884. 1886 - London - Richard Bentley and Son., 1884 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Temple Bar was a literary periodical of the mid and late 19th and very early 20th centuries (1860-1906). The complete title was Temple Bar- A London Magazine for Town and Country Readers. it was initially edited by George Augustus Sala, and Arthur Ransome was the final editor before it folded, while he developed his literary career. It was also edited by Mary Elizabeth Braddon. In five volumes. Volume 70 January to April 1884; volume 74May to August 1885; volume 76 January to April 1886; volume 77 May to August 1886; andvolume 78 September to December 1886. It was founded a year after the first publication of William Thackeray's The Cornhill Magazine, by one of Charles Dickens' followers, Sala, who promised his readers that the periodical would be full of solid yet entertaining matter, that shall be interesting to Englishmen and Englishwomenand that Filia-familias may read with as much gratification as Pater or Mater-familias, appealing to a solid, literate middle-class. A rather congratulary review of the arrival of the impending publication appeared in the New York Times in October 1860 saying that it promised The name is a happy one; pregnant with good things and seasoned with the promise of Attic salt. It sold for about one shilling, and was one of the leading literary magazines of the era. 553 issues were published, up to 1906, about one a month. It published work by writers such as Jane Austen, Wilkie Collins, Charles Reade, Robert Louis Stevenson, Anthony Trollope, Arthur Conan Doyle and E. F. Benson. Initially the magazine achieved a circulation of some 30,000 which eventually settled at around the 13,000 mark in the late 1860s. In 1868 Bentley's Magazine was merged into it. Previous owner's bookplates to front pastedowns. Condition: In a half calf binding with cloth covered boards. Externally, sound but with some wear to extremities, marks and marginal fading to boards. Internally,firmlybound. Bright but with slight foxing to endpapers. Overall: GOOD.

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        Rosmersholm.

      . Skuespil i fire Akter. Orig. udg. Kbhvn. 1886. 203 s. Orig. komp. hellaerred med tresidet guldsnit. Lille handskrevet biblioteksnummer pa fribladet..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        A History of Parliamentary Elections and Electioneering in theOld Days

      London - Chatto and Windus, 1886. London - Chatto and Windus, 1886 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce limited large paperedition of this fasinating work. 'Showing the state of political parties and party warfare at the hustings and in the house of commons from the Stuarts to Queen Victoria'. 'Only one hundred and eleven copies of this large-paper edition of A History of Elections have been printed: of this number, eleven are Author's Copies. This is no. 36'. With a folding colour Cruikshank frontispiece detailing 'The rights of women, or the effects of female enfranchisement'. With numerous plates throughout, several folding. 'Illustrated from the original political squibs, lampoons pictorial satires, and popular caricatures of the time'. Condition: In a half morocco binding with marbled boards. Externally excellent, very little shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and clean with just a few spots, some dusting to the title. Some unopened pages. Overall: NEAR FINE.

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        The Theatre: A Monthly Review of The Drama, Music and the Fine Arts

      FONT>, 1886. FONT>, 1886 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A handsomely bound copy of the Clement Scott's Theatre Review. Contains many pasted in photographs of famous actors and actresses of the period. Also includes the Theatre Annual, with contributions by many authors, notably Bram Stoker. Condition: In a half morocco binding with cloth covered boards. Externally, smart with a little shelf wear and a few marks. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        The Rowfant Library: A Catalogue of the Printed Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters, Drawings and Pictures

      London - Bernard Quaritch, 1886. London - Bernard Quaritch, 1886 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A catalogue of an eclectic collection, consisting of remarkable pieces of bibliophilic history. One of 150 copies printed for sale. The etching by Cruikshank which forms the frontispiece to this volume is one of the first 250 impressions from the plate. With a portrait plate of Frederick Locker-Lampson, and some vignette illustrations. Frederick Locker-Lampson (18211895) was an English man of letters, bibliophile and poet. Chronic ill-health debarred Locker from any active part in life, but it did not prevent his delighting a wide circle of friends by his gifts as a host and raconteur, and from accumulating many treasures as a connoisseur. He was acquainted with practically all the major literary figures of the age, including Matthew Arnold, the Brownings, Carlyle, Dickens, George Eliot, Leigh Hunt, Ruskin, Tennyson, Thackeray and Trollope. He was also a mentor to the illustrator artists Randolph Caldecott and Kate Greenaway. He was a noted bibliophile and one the foremost exponents of the Cabinet style of book collecting. He catalogued his own collection of rare books, first editions, prints and manuscripts in a volume named after his family home in Sussex, the Rowfant Library (1886). The Rowfant Club, a Cleveland-based society of book collectors, is named after his home. Condition: In a half morocco binding. Externally,bumped and significantly rubbed. Front hinge strained. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and clean with just the odd spot. Institutional labels to front pastedown, and library ink stamps and watermarks to pages within. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        A Apple Pie

      London - George Routledge and Sons, 1886. London - George Routledge and Sons, 1886 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A charming victorian pictorial alphabet for children. Engraved and printed by Edmund Evans, and drawnillustrated by Kate Greenaway. Greenaway's paintings were reproduced by chromoxylography, by which the colours were printed from hand-engraved wood blocks by the firm of Edmund Evans. Through the 1880s and 1890s, her only rivals in popularity in children's book illustration were Walter Crane and Randolph Caldecott. Greenaway was elected to membership of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours in 1889. She also illustrated books such as William Kingston's Infant Amusements, or How to Make a Nursery Happy, George Weatherly's The Little Folks Painting Book, and Fanny LaBlanche's Starlight Stories Told to Bright Eyes and Listening Ears. With titles such as C Cut it, J Jumped for it, O Opened it, and S Sang for it. Unfortunately the leave dedicated to 'I' is absent. Condition: In a quarter cloth binding with paper covered boards. Externally, a trifle rubbed with wear to extremities and spine. Marks to the boards. Both joints are slightly strained. Internally, generally firmly bound, yet with the 'I' leaf absent. Pages are bright, aside from half title, and generally clean aside from the odd handling mark and spot. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        John Leech's Pictures of Life and Character. From the Collection of Mr Punch 1842-1864. In three volumes, bound as two

      64. In three volumes, bound as two, 1886. 64. In three volumes, bound as two, 1886 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Awonderful collection of the illustrations of the master Victorian caricaturist John Leech. With illustrated titles, frontispieces, and illustrations on every page with captions. Complete in three volumes bound as two. Punch, or the London Charivari was a British weekly magazine of humour and satire established in 1841 by Henry Mayhew and engraver Ebenezer Landells. Historically, it was most influential in the 1840s and 50s, when it helped to coin the term cartoon in its modern sense as a humorous illustration. Artists who published in Punch during the 1840s and 50s included John Leech, Richard Doyle, John Tenniel and Charles Keene. This group became known as The Punch Brotherhood, which also included Charles Dickens who joined Bradbury and Evans after leaving Chapman and Hall in 1843. John Leech (29 August 1817 29 October 1864 in London) was an English caricaturist and illustrator. In 1840 Leech began his contributions to magazines with a series of etchings in Bentley's Miscellany. He worked with etchings, lithographs, and wood engraving for a wide range of subject matter. It was in work for the wood-engravers that Leech was most prolific and individual. In 1841, Leech's connection with Punch began, a connexion which subsisted until his death, and resulted in the production of the best-known and most admirable of his designs. His first contribution appeared in the issue of August 7, a full-page illustration entitled Foreign Affairs of character studies from the neighbourhood of Leicester Square. His cartoons dealt at first mainly with social subjects, but gradually their method gained in power and their subjects became more distinctly political. In addition to his work for the weekly issue of Punch, Leech contributed largely to the Punch almanacks and pocket-books, from Once a Week between 1859 and 1862, to the Illustrated London News, where some of his largest and best sporting scenes appeared, and to innumerable novels and miscellaneous volumes besides. Condition: In quarter calf bindings with marbled boards. Externally very good and sound, smart spines, just a little rubbed. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and intermittently clean, some scattered spotting and the odd handling mark. Copperplate ink signatures to front blanks. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

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        La Petite Roque.

      . 1st edition. Paris: Victor-Havard 1886. 327 pp. Uncut copy bound with orig. wrappers and top edge gilt in beautiful halfleather of smooth darkblue morocco. Binding signed Kauffmann - F. K? Very clean copy..

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        KidnappedBeing Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751

      2>, 1886. 2>, 1886 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A highly sought after copy of this fictional work from prolific writer, Robert Louis Stevenson. First edition, second impression. Featuring the original coloured folding map to frontispiece. With publishers catalogue to the rear dated 5G. 7. 86. Condition: In original cloth binding with gilt lettering to the spine. Externally, light water damage to the front board, and fading to the spine. Light shelfwear to the head and tail of spine. Both hinges are slightly strained. Internally, generally firmly bound, with some leaves working loose. Bright throughout and generally clean, with light spotting to first and last pages. Copperplate ink signature to half title. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        Tiryns. Der prähistorische Palast der Könige von Tiryns.

      . Ergebnisse der neuesten Ausgrabunen. Mit Vorrede von F. Adler und Beiträgen von W. Dörpfeld. Leipzig: Brockhaus 1886. Rigt illustr. i teksten samt med 1 kort, 4 planer samt 24 chromolitograferede plancher. LXVIII + 488 s. Smukt priv. hlvldr. With numerous textual illustr., 1 map, 4 plans and 24 chromolithographed plates. Nice priv. halfleather..

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        The sirens three: a poem

      Macmillan & Co., London 1886 - First edition, large, slim 4to, pp. [6], 25, [45]; plain text illustrations, decorative endpapers; original black cloth-backed pictorial boards by Crane, gilt-lettered spine, all edges dyed blue; edges rather scuffed, minor foxing, else very good and sound. The first of a series of three illustrated poems written by Crane. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        Illustrerad idrottsbok. 1-[4] (allt som utkom). [...] Under medverkan af flere bland idrotens utöfvare och målsmän inom landet. Med företal af professor Frithiof Holmgren. Med omkring 1000 illustrationer. (1-3. Handledning i olika grenar af idrott och lekar. [4]. Supplement. Vetenskapliga och ovetenskapliga förströelser. Till största delen efter utländska arbeten samlade af Carl Smith.)

      Stockholm, C. E. Fritze´s K. Hofbokhandel, 1886-1888. 8:o. viii + viii + 494; + [vi] + x + 648; +[ii] + xviii + 574; + [x] + 292 s. Rikt illustrerad av bland andra Bruno Liljefors. Enastående proveniensexemplar med exlibris för "ryttaren, sportsmannen, husarofficeren o. charmören" Clarence von Rosen (1867-1955). Senare hos författaren, konstnären och tecknaren Gunnar Brusewitz (1924-2004), med ett tryckt bokmärke som anger detta. Fyra volymer. Bruna klotband, mjuka pärmar, inlagan jämnskuren, helt guldsnitt. Ngt nötta band med enstaka små skador.. Denna svåråtkomliga klassiker i svensk idrottslitteratur innehåller bl. a. kapitel om båtsegling, bollspel, hästsport, kanotsegling, lekar och idrottsövningar, jakt, om skjutvapen och skjutkonsten, fiske med metspö, turistsport, simning, hjulsport, idrottstävlingar och rodd. Merparten av teckningarna utfördes av Bruno Liljefors, som lärt känna Viktor Balck redan 1880 under en turné på kontinenten med Stockholms Gymnastikförening.<p>Mycket ovanligt komplett.<p>Clarence von Rosen har på senare tid mest uppmärksammats för ståhejet rörande den s.k. von Rosens pokal, som Svenska fotbollförbundet år 2000 ställde åt sidan för att inte förknippas med von Rosens nazistsympatier. (Ett tidningsurklipp om saken bifogas.) Von Rosen var god vän till författaren av föreliggande verk, "den svenska idrottens grundare" Viktor Balck. Von Rosen hörde också till pionjärerna i den svenska idrottsrörelsen och var som idrottsman mest känd som ryttare (jockey). Senare var han ledamot av IOK i hela 48 år och mycket inflytelserik bl. a. under OS i Stockholm 1912. Han var även stiftare av, och ordförande i, KAK.<p>Gunnar Brusewitz utförde bl. a. diplomen för Nobelpriset i litteratur 1963-1988 och flera frimärken, men var även en framstående och mycket uppskattad bokkonstnär. Han illustrerade dels sina många egna böcker, ofta på temat djur och natur, dels verk av bl. a. Carl von Linné och Frans G. Bengtsson. Hans intresse för detta verk beror säkert på att det handlar om idrott i vid bemärkelse, inklusive bland annat jakt och fiske

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        Liebig-Bilder-Serie: ( Veritable Extrait de Viande Liebig ): Sanguinetti-Nummer 182: Musee du Louvre.

      Liebig, 1886.. ( Liebig-Bilder-Serie in Chromolithographie gedruckt, teils unter Verwendung von Gold und Silber. Bildgröße 10 x 7 cm: Katalognummer und Erscheinungsjahr nach dem Katalog von Sanguinetti ermittelt: Serie in französischer Sprache ): Hier die Serie Nummer 182: " Musee du Louvre " aus dem Jahrgang 1886 ( Diese Serie ist nur in Frankreich erschienen / italienischer Titel hierzu: " Quadri del Louvre " ). Gezeigt werden: " Vierge au Voile - Raphael Sanzio / Sommeil de Jesus - Carlo Maratra / Sainte famille - Sabattino Lorenzo / Chasse aux cerfs / Oie defendant ses petits / Chasse aux loups ". Zusammen 6 Bilder. Mit teils Gebrauchsspuren ( etwas berieben,g ering im Außenrand fleckig, Ecken teils gering bestoßen, 1 Bild mit angeknickter linker oberer Ecke. Rückseiten teils etwas fleckig - die 3 letzten Bilder querformatig und ohne Werbeaudruck verso. - außerordentlich selten - ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ).

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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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        CHESS SOUVENIRS A Collection of 104 Chess Problems and THE YEAR BOOK OF CHESS, War Number, 1915 &1916

      London, W. W. Morgan; Simpkin, Marshall & Co; Dean & Son, 1886.. London, W. W. Morgan; Simpkin, Marshall & Co; Dean & Son, 1886.. CHESS SOUVENIRS, FIRST EDITION 1886, small 8vo, approximately 160 x 120 mm, 6¼ x 4¾ inches, original publisher&#39;s red cloth with blind-stamped decoration to upper cover, gilt lettering to upper cover and spine, pale yellow endpapers, pages: vii, (1), 134, (2) + (8) - Catalogue of chess players&#39; requisites sold by W. W. Morgan, Jun., the printer of our book and of the Chess Player&#39;s Chronicle. Binding quite worn, stained and flecked, spine darkened, 3 chips to spine cloth, 1 at tail (10 mm, ½"), 1 below head of spine (5 mm, ¼"), and another tiny one, title page faintly browned, contents otherwise clean and bright. A good tight copy of a very scarce book. No copy located by us in the major UK libraries including the British Library. 4 copies in OCLC in Denmark, Iceland, the Netherlands and the USA. The Unexpected Guest is a poem by T. Winter-Wood which starts on page 105. The unnumbered leaf at the end provides the solution to the problems. On reverse of front endpaper is the following undated inscription: "To Leonard Sidney Woolf with best wishes and kind regards from Herbert Jacobs" (unidentified). THE YEAR BOOK, signed on first fly leaf "L. S. W. 14th Oct, 1928". 8vo, approximately 190 x 130 mm, 7½ x 5 inches, chess board illustrations, 320 pages, original publisher&#39;s red cloth, gilt lettering to spine and upper cover. Spine faded with light stains, slight wear to top and bottom of spine, pale age browning throughout, otherwise a good copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The Comprehensive Atlas & Geography of The World:

      BLACKIE & SON, LONDON 1886 - comprising an extensive series of maps, a description, physical, and political, of all the countries of the earth; a pronouncing vocabulary of geographical names, a copious index of geographical positions. Also numerous illustrations printed in the text, and a series of coloured engravings representing the principal races of mankind. Compiled and engraved from the most authentic sources, under the supervision of W.G. Blackie Ph.D., LL.D., F.S.A. Scot., fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, editor of the "Imperial Gazetteer".Thick imp. 4to. x,67,304 pp. 67 doub.pg. col. maps, 13 col. ethnologic plates, cuts, tables Brown half morocco. Spine loose, map of southern England very distressed, other maps torn, a text page mutilated, lacks endpapers. A monumental atlas of Imperial Britain. The color races of man plates are especially attractive.

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        The Comprehensive Atlas and Geography of the World

      London, W.G. Blackie, 1886.,. . The Comprehensive Atlas and Geography of the World, Comprising an extensive series of maps, a description, physical and political, of all the countries of the earth,...; hrsg. W. G. Blackie, London, 1886, 2. Aufl., 67 doppelseitige Landkarten, grenzkoloriert, 292 S Text mit Holzstichen u. 10 lithogr. Tafeln (farbig), diese zeigen Einwohner d. verschiedenen Erdteile, Folio-Format (40 x 33 cm), OHlder in altersgem. sehr gutem Zustand! rares Exemplar

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        Nueva Guia del Viajero en España y Portugal.Viaje geografico,artistico y pintoresco por la Peninsula Iberica.Geografia.Topografia.Historia.Descripcion de las entidades de poblacion mas importantes y de todas las lineas ferreas y carreteras,Itinerarios

      Imprenta de Fernando Cao y Domingo del Val, Madrid 1886 - holandesa piel moderna bien conservada ilustraciones, mapas y planos plegados, tres páginas desprendidas, una de ellas con rotura y pérdida de texto. detallados.Viajes artisticos y de recreo.Estadistica general,industrial,comercialy agricola,y datos de utilidad Universal.Guia Practico Valverde.2 Volúmenes.Tomo I Zona Central y Septentrional( Antiguo Reino de Toledo,Castilla,León,Galicia,Vascongadas. . 1918 págs.

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        Österreichisch-Ungarische Monarchie in Wort und Bild, Die. Auf Anregung und unter Mitwirkung Seiner kaiserlichen und königlichen Hoheit des durchlauchtigsten Kronprinzen Erzherzog Rudolf. 24 Bände.

      Wien, k.k. Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, 1886-1902.. Mit 18 Farbtafeln und 4510 Holzstichillustrationen im Text. 4°. Braune ill. Ogln.bde.. Das häufig auch als "Kronprinzenwerk" bezeichnete Monumentalwerk zur Landeskunde der Monarchie, überaus reich illustriert. Eine große Zahl von Wissenschaftlern verfaßte die 587 textlichen Beiträge, und namhafte Künstler der Monarchie trugen zum reichen Buchschmuck des Werkes bei. - Prachtvolles, sauberes und fleckenfreies Exemplar!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Andreas Moser]
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        Die Österreichisch-Ungarische Monarchie in Wort und Bild. Auf Anregung und unter Mitwirkung Seiner kaiserlichen und königlichen Hohreit des durchlauchtigsten Kronprinzen Erzherzog Rudolf. [Spätere Bände:] Auf Anregung ... Kronprinzen Rudolf begonnen, fortgesetzt unter dem Protectorate der Gräfin Stephanie Lonyay, geborene Prinzessin von Belgien ... 21 Teile in 24 Bänden (kplt.).

      Wien, Druck u. Verlag der kaiserlich-königlichen Hof- und Staatsdruckerei. Alfred Hölder, k.k. Hof- und Universitätsbuchhändler 1886-1902.. gr.-8°, mit insges. 18 Farbtafeln u. 4510 Holzstichillustrationen im Text, rote OLnbde mit reicher Gold- u. Schwarzprägung, geringfügig berieb., Ecken tlw. etw. bestoß., insges. sehr gutes Exemplar.. Die "Österreichisch-Ungarische Monarchie in Wort und Bild", häufig auch nach dem Initiator als "Kronprinzenwerk" bezeichnet, ist ein überaus reich mit Holzstichen (Xylographien) illustriertes Monumentalwerk zur Gesamtdarstellung der Donaumonarchie. Eine große Zahl an Wissenschaftlern verfaßte die 587 textlichen Beiträge, und nahmhafte Künstler der Monarchie trugen zum reichen Buchschmuck des Werkes bei. Vgl. Nebehay/Wagner Bd. II,459. - DARÜBER HINAUS ZAHLREICHE EINZELBÄNDE IN VERSCHIEDENEN FARBEN VORHANDEN

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        The Architectural History of the University of Cambridge and of the Colleges ofCambridge and Eton

      Cambridge, England: Cambridge Univerity Press, 1886. Cambridge, England: Cambridge Univerity Press, 1886. A well known work begun byWillis and brought up to date by Clark with many additions. An excellent set with bright gilt spines and virtually without blemish . 4 volumes,Vol 1 cxxxiv,630 pages,illustrated throughout with b/white Illustrations. Vo1 2, viii,776 pages illustrated with b/white illustration throughout. Vol 3 ,xi,722 pages incl index + 1 adv l. Vol 4 PLANS ,map of Cambridge and 28 plans of the individual colleges some folding and some coloured.Bound in brown buckram cloth spines gilt with title in compartment ,Cambridge coat of arms at lower spine. . 1st. Cloth. V.Good/No d/wrapper. 10 X7. Architecture.

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        A naturalist&#39;s voyage : journal of researches into the natural history and geology of the countries visited during the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle round the world, under the command of Capt. FitzRoy, R.N

      London: John Murray, 1886. London: John Murray, 1886. Early Reprint. Decorative Cloth. Fine. 8vo: x,519,[1],32[ads]pp, with woodcuts in the text. Original green pebbled cloth, covers paneled in blind, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, chocolate brown end papers, fore-edge untrimmed. An exceptional copy, bright and clean with merely traces of spotting on text-block edges. Freeman 43. & ¶ Seventeenth Thousand, a virtually pristine example with very pleasing shelf presence. (First issue and first separate appearance both published 1839.) The final definitive text appeared in 1860, and had the same wording on the spine as the copy presented here. "Darwin&#39;s Journal of researches, now known as Voyage of the Beagle, was his first book . . . . [and] is undoubtedly the most often read, standing second only to On the origin of species as the most often printed. It is an important travel book in its own right and its relation to the background of his evolutionary ideas has often been stressed." (Freeman) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        A Naturalist&#39;s Voyage. Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries visited during the Voyage of HMS &#39;Beagle&#39; round the World, under the Command of Captain FitzRoy. Seventeenth Thousand

      John Murray, 1886. John Murray, 1886. 8vo., Second Edition, Seventeenth Thousand, neat signature on blank front preliminary and dedication; original dark green arches-style cloth blocked in blind, gilt back, chocolate endpapers, uncut and partially unopened, very neatly recased, backstrip very lightly chafed (but without material loss) at head and tail else an unusually good, clean copy. With 32p publisher&#39;s catalogue (dated April 1886) bound in at end and the trade ticket of Beavis Stewart of Newcastle-on-Tyne on front paste-down. Quite apart from its scientific value, Darwin&#39;s first published text (1839) is an important travel work in its own right. This issue retains Darwin&#39;s separate Postscript, first seen in the tenth thousand of 1860 and from 1890 onwards incorporated in the text. Freeman (Darwin), 18. . Catalogs: natural history: darwin & evolution.

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        War and Peace (Six Volume Set)

      GOTTSBERGER, 1886-01-01. GOTTSBERGER, 1886-01-01. Paperback. Acceptable. FIRST US EDITION, WRAPPERED ISSUE. New York: William S. Gottsberger, 1886. Three volumes in six. (First set: Before Tilsit) 322 pp. [1 ad]; 357 pp; (Second set: The Invasion) 321 pp.; 270pp. [9]; (Third set: Borodino) 290 pp. [4], 391 pp. [6]. First American Edition, first printing with dated title page and the publisher&#39;s imprint on all copyright pages. Wrappered (paperback) issue. This issue is mentioned in Bowker&#39;s The Annual American Catalogue of 1886, pg. 176. Follows a British edition by Vizetelly which omitted certain passages. Translated from the French edition by Clara Bell.Condition: Poor condition. All six volumes are present with complete text blocks but all of the spines and some of the end papers (including some ads) and wraps are missing. Given the extremely fragile nature of these volumes, this is not too surprising. A previous owner numbered the volumes on their first remaining page in pencil. Text blocks are actually clean and in not in too bad of shape. Bindings often loose at ends. Volumes one and four are missing their wraps entirely. Volume two has a back cover. Volume six has front cover, creased and torn Volume two has a front cover. Volume three has both front and back covers and a bit of its spine.An exceptionally scarce first wrappered issue of the first complete English-language translation of Tolstoy&#39;s masterpiece. They are largely identical to the hardcover issue, as far as we can tell, but with different bindings; originally they retailed separately for 50 cents each. We have not yet been able to find any evidence of any other surviving sets of this issue, institutionally or for sale. We have opted to leave the volumes completely unrestored and partially disbound, as we purchased them, leaving rebinding options up to the buyer.

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        Le 9me bataillon au Nord-Ouest (Journal d'un militaire)

      - Québec, Imprimerie de Jos-G. Gingras & Cie, 1886, 100 p. Ill. au 4e plat. Petits manques èa la couverture. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        O Minho Pittoresco

      - Livraria de Antonio Maria Pereira- Editor, Lisboa, 1886. Obra em 2 volumes. 31cm. Enc. Edição nominativa conservando as encadernação original do editor. Edição de luxo, illustrada com mais de tresentos desenhos de João de Almeida, gravados pelos mais celebres artistas nacionaes e estrangeiros; magnificas estampas em chromo representando costumes; e seis mappas da provincia, (geologico, dos arvoredos e terrenos incultos, dos rios e montanhas, e chorographicos do districto de Vianna, do districto de Braga e do distrito do Porto)espressamente gravados. Exemplar apresenta alguns sinais de acidez. Bom estado de conservação, belo exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Memoiren des Generals U. S. Grant. Aus dem Englischen von H. von Wobeser

      Leipzig, Brockhaus 1886.. Leipzig, Brockhaus 1886.. 2 Bände. Mit 2 gestoch. Frontisp.-Porträts, 2 gestoch. Tafeln und zahlr. Karten und Faks. XVI, 524 S.; X, 608 S. OLwd. Rücken etwas aufgehellt. Gutes Exemplar mit kleineren Gebrauchsspuren.

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        Geschichte der Erfindung der Buchdruckkunst. 3 Bände.

      Berlin, Asher, 1886.. 32,5 x 25 cm. LVII, 1048 Seiten. Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen, Tafeln und Faksimilies. Halbleinenbände der Zeit mit je 2 goldgeprägten Rückenschildern.. ADB LI, 718: "Monumentales Werk". - Einbände gering berieben, Kanten teils etwas bestoßen, Seiten gering gebräunt, Vortitel und Titel gestempelt, insgesamt gutes und vollständiges Exemplar.

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        Durch Central-Brasilien. Expedition zur Erforschung des Schingu im Jahre 1884.

      Lzg, Brockhaus 1886;. EA; kl.-4°; (12) 372 S. mit über 100 Holzstichillustr., 12 Tafeln und 3 Ktn; ill. OLwd (Einband leicht bestoßen gering fleckig, Name auf vorderen und hinteren Vorsatz, Titelblatt minimal fleckig, Karte mit unterlegtem Randeinriß und etwas knittrig, hinterer Vorsatz etwas fleckig; gutes Exemplar); EA;.

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        Die Geflügelzucht nach ihrem jetzigen rationellen Standpunkt, (aus der Bibliothek von Otto von Bismarck mit dessen Exilibris auf vorderem Innendeckel),

      Berlin, Verlag von Paul Parey, 1886,. Berlin, Verlag von Paul Parey, 1886,. Erstausgabe, gr.8°, 880 S. [komplett] mit 80 s/w-Rassetafeln und 101 in den Text gedruckten Holzschnitten [in einem Band], Halbleder-Einband der Zeit mit goldener Rückenbeschriftung und -verzierung, Vorderdeckel mit farbiger Deckelillustration (2 Hühner), Rundummarmorschnitt, Einband geringfügig fleckig und berieben, oberes Kapital angeplatzt, mit kleinen Randrissen und einer sehr kleinen Fehlstelle, kleiner Stempel aus der Bibliothek Friedrichsruh auf Titelseite, sonst altersgemäß gutes bis sehr gutes und vollständiges Exemplar aus berühmtem Hause (spe)

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

      Leipzig, Vlg. Twietmeyer, 1886.. (Erste Auflage). 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.

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        Mittheilungen der Afrikanischen Gesellschaft in Deutschland. Band V: 1886 - 1889. Mit 9 Karten und 1 Blatt Profile (Tafel 1 - 10).

      Berlin, Commissions-Verlag Dietrich Reimer, 1886-1889.. Halbleinwand der Zeit mit marmorierten Deckeln und Papierrückenschildchen, 8°, 274 Seiten. Schnitt leicht gebräunt, Schönes, sauberes Exemplar. Ohne die Tafeln 6, 7 und 8 (Eudard Robert Flegels Reisen im Gebiete des Benue, offenbar erst später schienen), sonst komplett..

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        n de nederlandsche rivieren en zeemonden en over de inrichting van het daartoe benoodigde materieel,

      Den Haag, van Cleef, 1886.. Den Haag, van Cleef, 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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        System und Geschichte des schweizerischen Privatrechtes.

      Basel, C. Detloff's Buchhandlung, 1886-93.. 4 Bde. 8vo. (1:) XVIII, 767; (2:) XVI, 552; (3:) XIX, 779; (4:) XXII, 980 S. Schöne zeitgenössische rote Halbleinenbände.. Eugen Huber (1849-1923), zunächst ao. Professor in Berlin, dann Ordinarius in Halle an der Saale und schliesslich seit 1892 in Bern, war einer der bedeutendsten schweizer Juristen des 19. Jahrhunderts. Seine grosse Studie zum schweizerischen Privatrecht entstand aus dem Vorhaben, eine vergleichende Arbeit über die unterschiedlichen Entwicklungen im Privatrecht in den einzelnen Kantonen zu bewerkstelligen.

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        Neu-Seeland. Stuttgart, Cotta, 1863. Lex.-8vo. Mit 2 grenzkolorierten Faltkarten, 6 Farbstichtafeln von A. Meermann nach Charles Heaphy (2), J. Campbell, C. Fischer u. Hochstetter sowie 9 Tafeln u. 89 Textabbildugen in Holzstich. XX, 555 S. Grüner Original-Leinenband mit reicher Blindprägung, goldgeprägtem Rückentitel u. Rückenornament sowie großem, ovalem Deckelornament in Goldprägung mit Darstellung einer neuseeländischen Landschaft; Rücken etw. berieben, Ecken leicht gestaucht u. beschabt, hinteres Gelenk mit 2 kl. Läsuren, Bezug des vord. Gelenks aufgeplatzt.

      . . Das seltene und grundlegende Werk zur Erforschung Neuseelands in einem sehr guten Exemplar. Hochstetter hatte als Physiker und Geologe an der berühmten "Novara"-Expedition um die Erde teilgenommen. Auf Wunsch der neuseeländischen Regierung trennte er sich in Auckland von der Expedition, um sich während neun Monaten der Erforschung Neuseelands zu widmen. In J. von Haast fand er einen idealen Reisebegleiter. "Die Geschichte der wissenschaftlichen Erschließung Neu-Seelands ... hat in Hochstetter und Haast ihren ersten und ... einzigen wirklichen Höhepunkt. Hochstetter und sein Gefährte schufen die Grundlage der geologisch-geographischen Kenntnis der Doppelinsel. ... In seinem Werk "Neu-Seeland" lieferte Hochstetter nicht nur eine Beschreibung seiner Reisen, sondern in mehr lockerer Systematik behandelte er die geologisch-geographischen Verhältnisse, die Naturausstattung, die Geschichte und die Urbewohner, deren Traditionen und Mythen, Prosa und Poesie. Das Werk faßt das damalige Wissen von Neu-Seeland zusammen ... (Henze II, 593). Die prächtigen Farbstahlstiche (eine aufwendige, selten angewandte Drucktechnik) zeigen u.a. das Porträt eines Maori-Kriegers in ganzer Figur nach Charles Heaphy, einem der bedeutendsten Kolonialmaler Neuseelands. Eine weitere Tafel, entstanden nach der Fotografie eines Expeditionsteilnehmers, zeigt den Rotomahana-See mit seinen Kalksinter-Terrassen und dem Tetarata-Sprudel. Es ist die einzige authentische Darstellung, da beide durch einen Vulkanausbruch 1886 zerstört wurden. - Durchgängig etwas stockfleckig, zu Beginn etwas stärker, vereinzelt leicht fingerfleckig, die Farbtafeln gleichmäßig gebräunt. ** Bestellungen bis 14 Uhr versenden wir am selben Tag. - Schweizer Postkonto vorhanden. **

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