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        Il viaggio della Jeannette e la Spedizione Greely.

      Subject: (Arctica). Milano, Treves, 1886, 4to t.tela originale rossa con fregi in oro, pp. 422 con num. ill. n.t. Bella copia.

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        KAN'EI GAFU

      1886. Fine. [EHON] Nishiyama KAN'EI, artist. KAN'EI GAFU. Osaka: Maekawa Zenbei, Meiji 19 [1886]. 28.6 x 18.3 cm. Orihon in brocade covers with 25 double- page color woodcut prints of birds, flowers, etc. Wonderfully well printed, a very early impression, with the brocade covered boards and printed title label. The finest color and printing of this work we have handled. See Mitchell 334. Complete:

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        The Bostonians

      London: Macmillan. 1886, 1886. First UK Edition. Three volumes, 8vo. Bound in recent half brown calf with red and green title labels over marbled boards. PLain endpapers, internally clean, some minor thumb marks here and there, but sharp and bright. Marginal tear to page 141, not affecting text. A sharp, strong attractively bound first edition copy.

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      Richard Bentley & Son, 1886. Hardcover. Good/No Dustjacket. 1886. 419 pages. No dust jacket. 1886 edition. Publishers original binding. Pages have Light tanning, with very faint foxing to the flyleaves. The pages are free from inscriptions. Shadowing to the title page. Boards have light shelf wear to the edges, with slight bumping to the spine ends and corners. The backstrip has been sunned. Very minor scuffs to the board surfaces.

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        Naturgeschichte des Tierreich's. (Naturgeschichte des Saugetiere - Naturgeschichte der Vogel. - Naturgeschichte der Reptilien, Amphibien, Fische, Insekten, Krebse, Wurmer, Weichtiere, Stachelhauter, Pflanzentiere und Urt

      Subject: (Illustrato - Storia naturale). Stuttgart, (1886). Tre vol. in uno in-4to leg. tutta tela copertina cromolito, pp. 22 + 31 tav. - pp. 22 + 30 tav. - pp. 76 con inc. n.t. e 30 tav. (90 su 91 tav. sono doppie, di grande formato: cm. 32 x 42)

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      - Establecimientos de caridad de Sevilla, que se consideran como particulares. Apuntes y memorias para su historia.- Sevilla, en la Oficina de el Orden, 1886 (colofón, en la Oficina de D. José Ariza y Campano, 1890); en 4º holandesa nueva, 367 pp. Papel de hilo. Amplios márgenes. Tirada de 48 ejemplares. Palau nº 57593. Primera edición muy rara.

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        Antilles - Plans of Ports.

      Hydrographic Office, 1886. Chart comprising five port plans of Crocus Bay, Anguilla; Grande Bay, Marigot Bay and Oyster Pond, all on St Martin; and Gustave (Gustavia) harbour on St Barthelemy (St Bartholomew). Also contains small view of Philipsburg, St Martin. Clean with full margins. 18 x 24" One of the very few maps to show any detail of these 3 islands.

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      Personal. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1886. Letter. 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Ruthorford B. Hayes. ALS. Feby. 9, 1886. [President Rutherford B. Hayes]. ALS. Reads: “Dear Gao. / Webbi is in Cincinnati and can tell you about the Bear Skin… I do not know any of the particulars myself. ”Please send your bill for the mags purchased. If you see Birt[? ] youmight ask him if he could them if not sent aby American Ex to Library. Can't buy the Brown Vols of Littell at present. Yours, R B Hayes " July 7, 1886. On letterhead of the Birchard Library (Hayes’ middle name, with “R. B. Hayes” listed as its President). Signed “R. B Hayes. ” 7 3/8” x 5 3/8” within matting. Sight condition very good. Matted and framed under glass, not examined out of frame. Brief article with exemplar taped to back. Original postal envelope included. ; Signed by Author; 0 .

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      London,: George Bell,, 1886.. Octavo; some notes in pencil throughout, but a very good uncut copy in original red cloth, gilt device on upper board. Author's signed presentation copy. Like so many of his contemporaries, Woolner was lured to the Australian goldfields in the hope of securing a fortune. After six months without success he settled briefly in Melbourne where he won a number of commissions including a medallion of Governor Latrobe, and in Sydney a portrait of Sir Charles Fitzroy, and Charles Wentworth. In 1879, during the height of his successful career, he was commissioned to sculpt the statue of Captain Cook which stands in Hyde Park, Sydney. Woolner, famous as both a poet and sculptor, once said 'Poetry is not my proper work in this world; I must sculpture it, not write it'.

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        Les Intégraphes. La Courbe Intégrale et ses Applications. [Bound together with C. Bohn: Über Linsenzusammenstellungen und Ihren Ersatz].

      Paris, Gauthier-Villars, 1886. Royal8vo. In contemporary half cloth with paper label pasted on to top of spine. Occassional brownspots throughout. With 94 figures in the text. X, 156 pp.; (4), 88 pp. 20, 16, 15, 18, (31) advertising. First edition of Abakanowicz's famous integraph. It was invented independently about 1880 by the British physicist Sir Charles Vernon Boys and by Bruno Abakanowicz, however, the later being referred to as inventor (Goldstein, L'Europe mathématique: histoires, mythes, identities). "The developments in the integraph design made by Abdank-Abakanowicz in France in the 1870s have been acknowledged as amongst the most noteworthy" (Small, The Electronic Analogue Computer, P. 59)."The integraph is an elaboration and extension of the planimeter, an earlier, simpler instrument used to measure area. It is a mechanical instrument capable of deriving the integral curve corresponding to a given curve. Hence, it is able to solve elementary differential equations graphically. However, it was not until 1878 that he succeeded in developing a practical model. "This volume is a description of the basic Abakanowicz instrument and a few of its later modifications. Abdank-Abakanowicz's instrument was able to produce solutions for only simpler differential equations, i.e., the commonly entountered class having the form dy/dx = F(x). An instrumental solution requires that as a first step a graph of the function F be drawn. Next, a pointer on the instrument is used to follow (trace) this graph. The value of the integral may then be read from the instrumentdials. This Abakanowicz approach was widely adopted in the early twentieth century, and the instrument was produced, and later improved, by such well-known instrument makers as Coradi in Zurich" (The Erwin Tomash Library, Vol. 1, p. 2.).Bound with Abakanowicz's Integraph is:Répertoire Alphabétique des Procédés et Recettes publiés par Le Monde de la Science et de l'Industrie pendant les Années 1880 à 1886. Lausanne, Jaunin, 1887. 15 pp.Du régime de l'invention. Examen des améliorations proposées à la législation relative aux inventions à propos du nouveau projet de loi sur les brevets. Paris, A. Durand, 1862. 160 pp.Erwin Tomash Library A1

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        THE MILITARY ANNALS OF TENNESSEE: CONFEDERATE: First Series. Embracing a Review of Military Operations, with Regimental Histories and Memorial Rolls, Compiled from Original and Official Sources

      Nashville: J. M. Lindsley & Co, Publishers, 1886. . First edition. . Very good condition overall in original brown cloth stamped with black decorations, gilt lettering on the spine and a gilt panel on the front cover. Some fraying to the ends of the spine, and bumping to the corners, and overall age-toning to the pages, but the binding is sturdy and the pages remain supple and easily readable. A massive and heavy volume. . Uncommon first edition of this monumental work on the military operations and regimental histories of the Confederate Tennessee soldiers. Includes introductory essays on Tennessee as the theater of war and on the Army of Tennessee as well as regimental histories and memorial rolls of varying length and detail. Illustrated with numerous sketches of soldiers, from Privates to Generals (some plates include just one portrait, others have several, each has a tissue guard.) An important reference work. 910 pp.

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        La città di S. Maria Capua Vetere e la sigla S.P.Q.C.

      Napoli, Giannini, 1886. In 8vo; pp.90 ed 1 n.n. con errata. Unito: Appendice La città di S. Maria Capua Vetere e la sigla S.P.Q.C. Santamaria C.V., Schoeffer, 1886. In 8vo; pp.30n.nn. Unito: Padiglione Carlo. La città di S. Maria Capua Vetere e la sigla S.P.Q.C. Napoli, Giannini, 1887. Unito: Per rivendicare al Municipio di Capua l?uso antichissimo del motto S.P.Q.C. Napoli, 1885. In 16mo; pp.17. Bross. edit. Quattro opere in 8vo, bross. editoriale, strappo al piatto anteriore della prima opera.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Casella]
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        LIFE OF P. T. BARNUM WRITTEN BY HIMSELF, Brought Up to 1886

      Buffalo: The Courier Company Printers, 1886. First Edition. Hardcover. Minor fraying to spine tips. Near Fine. Original brick cloth;361 pages. Illustrated with engravings. One of several editions of one of the most famous American autobiographies by one of the world's most sensational entrepreneurs. This edition has a new preface by Barnum. This copy is INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the first blank "To F. J. Bonnelle Esq/with Compliments of/P. T. Barnum/July 15th 1887." Offered a few years ago by another seller was a letter from Barnum to Bonnelle returning proofs and asking Bonnelle to contact the editor of THE HERALD about obtaining copies of his article. The seller referred to Bonnelle as Barnum's biographer, but we know of no published biography by him nor any other reference to such.

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      Leipzig, Edouard Kummer, 1886In-8° Legatura in mezza tela bordeaux e carta marmorizzata ai piatti. Autore e titolo impressi al dorso. 247 pagine numerate, 18 tavole fuori testo  incise a silografia e impresse a colori. Terza edizione di quest’opera in tedesco dedicata alle escursioni alpine, arricchita di numerose tavole a colori raffiguranti svariati scorci alpini. Esemplare in discreto stato, tracce d’usura al dorso,  ai piatti e alla tavola all’antiporta. ITALIANO

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        Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

      London, Longmans, Green and Co., 1886., 1886. First Edition. 8vo., pp. half-title, [ad. verso], [6], 141. [blank verso]. Bound in period-style half green calf over wine-coloured cloth sides, titled and ruled in gilt, burgundy edges and endpapers.Minor toning to half-title else internally clean and bright. Binding is fine. An elegant copy. The classic mystery crime novel/ horror story (or Crawler as Stevenson called it), inspired by the case of the Edinburgh body snatchers Burke and Hare, was written in just three days, although it was shelved by the author for three years as he considered it too disturbing for publication. Jekyll and Hyde is a chilling masterpiece work; a brilliantly suggestive, resonant study of human duality by a natural storyteller.

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        ARCHIVO HISPALENSE. Revista historica literaria y artistica.

      - Sevilla, 1886. Imp. Oficina de El Orden. Obra en 4 tomos (1886-87-88), completa la 1ª serie. Holandesa piel, nervios y dorados en lomera, cortes tintados, papel de agua, conserva la cubierta original; 393pp-380pp-392pp-310pp, 23x17cm Andalucia-Sevilla

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        Le tyran du village

      Alfred mame et fils, 1886. in12 Cartonné

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      1886. London: Macmillan and Co., 1886. 2 pp undated ads. Original dark green cloth. First Colonial Edition of one of Hardy's best-known novels, issued as a volume in "Macmillan's Colonial Library." It first appeared serially in The Graphic between January and May 1886, then (with "significant alterations in plot") in two volumes by Smith Elder & Co. in May 1886. Both the American edition, by Holt, and this British colonial edition came out soon therafter during 1886; the British domestic one-volume edition was not brought out until 1887 (by Sampson Low, who had also bought the unsold two-volume copies from Smith Elder).~This copy is in the original lightweight binding for Macmillan's colonial volumes, and is in very good-plus condition (minor wear at the extremities, volume slightly aslant). Not cited by Purdy.

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        The History of Salt Lake City and Its Founders

      Salt Lake City: Star Printing Company, 1886. Early edition. Leather bound. 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.

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        Novels: Sense & Sensibility; Emma; Pride & Prejudice; Mansfield Park; Northanger Abbey [bound together with] Persuasion; A Memoir by her Newphew J. E. Austen Leigh, to which is added Lady Susan and fragments of two other unfinished tales

      London: Richard Bentley & Son; [volume 6 by] Macmillan & Co.,, 1886-1901. 7 volumes bound as 6, octavo (182 × 125 mm). Finely bound by Arthur S. Colley in contemporary olive half morocco, green cloth sides with gilt rules, spines gilt in compartments, marbled endpapers and top edges gilt. Engraved frontispieces. Spines sunned, very slight rubbing to extremities; an excellent set. A finely bound library set of the Bentley edition (originally published in 1833) of Austen's collected novels. The final volume in the set is an early Macmillan reprint (first published 1869 and transferred from Bentley to Macmillan in 1898 though retaining the Bentley engraved portrait frontispiece of Austen) of J. E. Austen Leigh's A Memoir of his aunt Jane Austen, with added Austen's "Lady Susan" and fragments of two other unfinished tales, thus making the set, in effect, Austen's complete works.

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        Blessed Damozel

      DODD, MEAD & CO, NEW YORK 1886 - With Deawings by Kenyon Cox. Bright gold & brwon gilt front cover. Bright gold gilt on spine. Small chipped on the cover. Cracked hinge. Foxing on the pages. Bookplate on endpage. General wear and rubbed cover. NO markings. Clean binding. Blacka nd white illustrations. Addition postage required. DATE PUBLISHED: 1886 EDITION: UNPAGINATED [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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      London: Virtue and Company ., 1886. TWO VOLUMES, including the "Second Series", uniformly bound. Covers of red pebbled cloth. Panelled spines with gilt titles. Boards with some staining and rubbing. Bindings are tight, corners and spine extremities are in very good shape. Each volume contains sixty full-page plates with tissue-guards and page of explanatory notes. Occasionjal foxing at periphery not affecting the plate image. Volume Two has a water-stain at top edge throughout the volume usually not touching the plate. (See photos). A lovely set of European art. These heavy tomes will require extra postage.. First Edition. 1/2 Red Morocco. Moderate Cover Wear and Soilin/No Jacket. Folio.

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        Celtic Scotland: A History of Ancient Alban Three Volumes; Volume I: History and Ethnology, Volume II: Church and Culture, Volume III: Land and People [3 Volumes]

      Published by David Douglas, Edinburgh Second Corrected Edition 1886. 3 Volumes Complete. Matching hard back binding in publisher's original olive green cloth covers, gilt lettering to the spines, dark green paper end papers. 8vo 9½'' x 6¼'' xviii, 509, i; xx, 510, i; xvi, 530, i [pp]. Ten full-page colour maps. Corners sharp and pointed, without any foxing, spine tips turned-in, spines not faded and in Very Good clean, bright and square condition, clean honest set. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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        The Perfumed Garden of the Sheik Nefzaoui, or, The Arab Art of Love. XVIth Century

      Cosmopoli, 1886. Reprint Edition. Hardcover. Very Good +. Vellum (somewhat soiled), nice text block, top edge gold, xv, 256pp., binding tight, personal library bookplate inside front board, No writing in the book - not even an owners name. Translated from the French Version of the Arabian MS.

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        Floating Flies and How to Dress Them. A Treatise on the Most Modern Methods Of Dressing Artificial Flies for Trout and Grayling with Full Illustrated Directins and Containing Ninety Five Hand-Coloured Engravings of the Most Killing Patterns Together with a Few Hints to Dry-Fly Fishermen

      New York: Scribner And Welford. Very Good; There is some loss to the sizing.. 1886. First American Edition. Hardcover. tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Uncut in publisher's 3/4 morocco, 6, [1], 136p., illustrated, 10 color plates, index, ads. **One of fifty copies for the American market out of a total of 150 copies. .

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        Floating Flies and How to Dress Them

      London: Sampson Low and Co. 1886, London - Very Good Plus. Second Edition. Ten coloured plates with tissue guards enhance this rare fishing item. Green cloth with gilt spine and cover, tight and clean copy. Bookplate of Francis Hubert Barclay on inside cover. Gift inscription on verso of F.EP. and half-title page. A very attractive, tight copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Floating Flies and How to Dress Them: A Treatise on the most modern methods of dressing artificial flies for Trout and Grayling, with full illustrated directions, and containing ninety Hand-Coloured Engravings of the most Killing Patterns, together with a few Hints to Dry-Fly Fishermen.

      London:: Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington,, 1886.. First edition.. Hardcover. Very Good. [x], 136, 32 (adverts): with text illustrations, the 10 guarded plates, and with the author's printed PS tipped in. 1886 gift inscription to half-title: contents otherwise clean and unmarked. With the original deep crimson endpapers, top edge gilt, in the original binding of olive cloth over bevelled boards, ruled and titled in gilt. Minor marks to cloth, corners scuffed, spine rather dulled, ends restored. A good firm copy.

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        A Travers L'Empire Britannique

      Paris,: Hachette,, 1886.. Two volumes, octavo, folding map; fine copy in later quarter calf. Includes accounts of Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria.

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        Picturesque Beauties of Boswell [Rowlandson's Caricature Etchings]

      London. Folio. [1886]. Original purplish-brown blindstamped cloth folders with ties (one partially present), gilt lettering front cover: Rowlandson's Caricature Etchings Illustrating Boswell's Tour to the Hebrides. 20 folio sheets comprising a complete set of nineteenth century restrikes of the original twenty copper-plates originally published in 1786. Lacks title or plate list. Exceedingly scarce, no copies on net at time of writing.

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        The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

      London, Longmans, Green and Co. 1886, 1886. First Edition, First Issue (With hand corrected date on front cover). 8vo. 141pp + 1pp ads.Original publisher's buff paper wraps titled and decorated in blue and red with publisher's ads to the rear wrap. Very light soiling and some expert reapir to the spine panel, otherwise a markedly handsome copy of a legendarily fragile object. One of the nices, freshest examples we've seen. The classic mystery crime novel/ horror story (or 'Crawler' as Stevenson called it), inspired by the case of the Edinburgh body snatchers Burke and Hare, was written in just three days, although it was shelved by the author for three years as he considered it too disturbing for publication. Prideaux; A Bibliography of the Works of Robert Louis Stevenson (1917). [Item 17]. Grolier Club Exhibition Catalogue [75]. Bleiler; Checklist of Fantastic Literature [138]. A Haycfraft-Queen Cornerstone novel. Book Collector; Top 200 Crime Novels (No.272). Listed in The Observer's All-Time 100 Best Novels [2003] also Jones & Newman; 100 Best Horrors.

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        President Grover Cleveland SIGNED 1886 POSTMASTER Appointment

      N/A, 1886. 1st Edition. Other Other. Good. Signed by Grover Cleveland, the 22nd and 24th President of the United States! Measures 14 x 17 inches. Date August 17, 1886. Appointment for Augustus Spalding to the position of Postmaster of Norwalk, Connecticut. Framed, 23 x 25-1/2 inches. Professionally matted and framed!

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        THREE YEARS OF ARCTIC SERVICE. An Account Of The Lady Franklin Bay Expedition Of 1881-84 And The Attainment Of The Farthest North (2 Volumes)

      London: Richard Bentley & Son, 1886 Superb 19th century binding, given as a 2nd class prize at Queenwood College (Hampshire ?) Royal blue hard-grained morocco with gilt & blind tooled decorations in the Art Nouveau style.Only minor wear to spine ends and corners.Rear hinge of Vol.II starting but secure. Aeg. Inside dentelles.Six panels with raised bands and fine gilt tooling to spines.Ribbon bookmarks bound in. Small bookplate on each front pastedown endpaper. Light creases to ffep's.Typical light foxing to prelims with other trivial scattered foxing within the text.Text is generally bright and fresh...bindings tight.VOLUME I...pgs.xxv,428 (one leaf) 17 b/w full-page illustrations,including frontis portrait of Greely that has offset to partially detatched tissue guard. Multiple in-text illustrations.5 maps (1 folding) VOLUME II...pgs.xiii,444. 26 b/w full-page illustrations,including frontis. Multiple in-text illustrations.4 maps (3 folding) The map called for in the pocket follows page 444. This map has two tape repairs along the hinge. Other photos available. . 1st U.K.edition. Full-Leather. Vg+/No Jacket. Heavy 8vo. Hard Cover - Fine Binding .

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        Moyo Hinagata Miyako No Nishiki

      Intro. by Gyokuzan Okada. 164 finely colored woodcut plates. Three vols. 8vo, orig. boards, stitched as issued, orig. block printed title label on upper covers. Osaka: 1886. This is an uncommonly good collection of kimonos and obi belts for both women and men, all printed in rich yet delicate colors. The illustrator, to give more "texture" to many of the images, has had the plates lightly embossed. The patterns are unusually sophisticated. Fine condition. The wrappers are all printed in grey with a silvery mica pattern. .

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        The Registers of Ulverston Parish Church.

      Ulverston James Atkinson 1886 - Sm. 4to. cxi, (iii), 735pp, list of subscribers. Armorial Bookplate. Bound in half vellum, marbled paper boards, red leather spine label and raised bands heightened in gilt. Former owner's signature to f.f.e.p. Split to lower front hinge. Slightly rubbed but still a handsome copy of an extremely scarce work. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cartas de . Novedades de esta Corte y avisos recibidos de otras partes. 1621-1626

      Miguel Ginesta, Madrid 1886 - 8º, XI p., 407 p. Papel hilo. Media piel, nervios, florones, hilos dorados. Corte superior dorado. Cubierta original. Buena edición, impresa con grandes márgenes, de estas veinte relaciones de sucesos ocurridos en la monarquía Bspañola, especialmente en Madrid, en los primeros cinco años del reinado de Felipe IV. En apéndice noticia de sucesos particulares ocurridos los mismos años. El volumen es el tomo 17 de la Colección de libros españoles raros o curiosos. Literatura española. Spanish literature.

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        Tunison's Peerless Universal Atlas of the World

      Jacksonville, Illinois.: H. C. Tunison.. 1886.. World atlas with hand-colored maps; 14 x 11.5 inches; 208 pp. Discoloration to front cover, modest discoloration to rear; volume tightly bound; contents in excellent clean condition. The Atlas features hand-colored maps of the world, plus 48 hand-colored maps of US states and territories. In addition, there are various charts (railroads of the world; populations, etc.) and engravings (U.S. Government Buildings, Washington D.C.) Additional maps of Canada, Mexico and Central America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Oceania, chiefly hand-colored, with only several appearing in printed color. The last page of the Atlas is devoted to Tunison products: Maps; Charts, Guides, plus paragraphs on the publisher himself: "he is accounted the wealthiest Self-Made man of his age in Illinois..." etc. Overall, a marvelous and uncommon 19th century atlas, in very good condition, with condition issues to covers noted. .

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        Mitchell's New General Atlas: Containing Maps of the Various Countries of the World, Plans of Cities, Etc.. Embraced in Ninety-Three Quarto Maps, Forming a Series of One Hundred Forty-Seven Maps and Plans, Together with Valuable Statistical Tables

      Philadelphia: Bradley & Co.. 1886. Hardcover. Very Good. First thus, 1886. Half-leather folio, 123pp + 45pp index. Beautiful hand- colored maps. In very good condition with some light rubbing to the leather. Bright gilt embossed boards with marbled endpapers. Binding tight. In addition to general maps, this atlas also contains numerous double-plate county and township maps showing greater detail of the American West; for example, insets of Galveston and San Francisco on the maps of Texas and California, respectively. A very clean, tight copy with unmarked contents. From the "Golden Age" of American Cartography.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        Early Days in California

      Tribune-Republican Press, Denver 1886 - 8vo. 214 pp. Light soil to covers. Light rubbing, fraying, and sunning to spine. Handsome gilt decoration of title and ship to front cover. Decorated end papers. Signed and inscribed by author. "On the 22nd day of September, 1849, I joined the good ship "Susan Drew," at New York, bound for California. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cellar Stories Bookstore]
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      London, George Bell & Sons, York Street, Covent Garden, 1886.. FIRST EDITION, 1886. PRESENTATION FROM THE AUTHOR. 8vo, approximately 220 x 140 mm, 8¾ x 5½ inches, 9 plates including frontispiece, 6 in colour with a black background, with tissue guards, the rest tinted, 11 text illustrations, plus a folding map of pearling regions, head- and tailpieces and decorated initials, pages: 1-329 plus 10 pages of adverts, ( [i-ix], x-xvi, 17-329 + [1], 10 adverts), original publisher's brown pictorial cloth with bevelled boards, gilt lettering to spine and gilt decoration to upper cover showing Britannia atop the globe surrounded by graces bearing the names of the principle gems, original black coated endpapers. Binding slightly rubbed, slight wear to head of spine and corners, upper hinge has tiny spit to head, heavy pale foxing to half-title, title page, frontispiece and endpapers, pale age-browning to pages, otherwise a very good copy with presentation at top of title page. See: John Sinkankas, Gemology and Annotated Bibliography, Volume 2, page 1002, number 6401; " One of the great pearl classics written by Streeter whose London jewelry from made a speciality of procuring natural pearls from all over the world. One of the finest works on pearls ever published and still useful today because of the scope of the information and its accuracy". MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        Karta öfver Norrbottens Län. Skala 1:200000 / Norrbottens Läns Kartverk

      1886-1900. Folio 39,5 x 27 cm. Title + contents + overwiew of the maps + key to the map signs + 44 maps + 1 extra map of Gellivare. Black cloth. Gilt title at the front board. Beautiful marbled end papers. Large margins. Thick paper. Rebacked. About five maps with light browning. The rest in fine condition.. A topographic atlas of the northernmost province of Sweden published at a time when the area still was largely wild and undeveloped. The atlas was an important step in the effort to develop these northern lands. The atlas was first intended to cover only the province of "Norrbotten" which was achieved about the year 1900. In 1894 the plan was expanded to let the atlas cover the entire northern half of the country but with some maps in a different scale. This copy follows the original plan and covers "Norrbotten" Of the 44 maps in this copy 38 are photo engraved and hand colored and 6 are printed in color lithography. An extra photo engraved map of Gellivare is supplied, (the Gellivare map in the atlas is in color lithography).The index calls for 45 maps covering the entire area of Norrbotten. This copy contains 44. The map of Rödkallen is not present (covers a few islands in the gulf of Bothnia). Rare

      [Bookseller: Hammarlunds Antikvariat]
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        The Mysteries of Magic: A Digest of the Writings of Eliphas Levi

      London: George Redway, 1886. Blue cloth gilt lettered on spine with gilt "pentacle of Faust" on front panel. 349 pp with 16 pp of ads. Superb copy with edgewear only. . 1st Edition. Cloth. Near Fine. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions]
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        Tristan and Isolde

      Private Printing 1886 - Light rubbing to spine top and tail, tanning to feps; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 76 pages; First translation of Wagner's libretto. Olive green cloth with gold lettering, all edges dyed red [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: C P Books]
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      1886. London and New York: Macmillan and Co., 1886. 2 pp undated ads. Original dark blue-green cloth decorated in black and gilt. First one-volume edition (second edition overall), copies of which also served as the first American edition. This satirical novel of New England reformers and philanthropists is "a brilliantly sustained comedy and in the opinion of many critics only surpassed in the work of Henry James by THE PORTRAIT OF A LADY" [CGEL].~It was initially published in three volumes (500 copies, February 1886) -- which first edition is now quite rare, commanding low-five-figure prices in collectible condition. This 5000-copy second edition was printed a month later, the majority of copies being then issued in America with a maroon-and-pink binding; the others were issued in this dark blue-green binding in May 1886, the majority without an ad leaf for domestic U. K. consumption, plus some such as this one with a leaf of dollar ads, for American audiences. This is an attractive copy, very nearly fine (the slightest of shelfwear on the bottom edge). Edel & Laurence A28b.

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
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        The Shrine of Death

      London; Routledge. 1886, 1886. First edition. 8vo. Publisher's black buckram cloth titled and decorated in gilt to spine and front board. Light rubbing and cuffing to extremties, bumping to spine ends with a little trivial fraying to head. Very Good indeed. A rather elusive collection of strange and weird tales, this copy made more distinctive by virtue of having been inscribed by the author to the title page.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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      Leipzig, Edouard Kummer, 1886In-8° Legatura in mezza tela bordeaux e carta marmorizzata ai piatti. Autore e titolo impressi al dorso. 247 pagine numerate, 18 tavole fuori testo  incise a silografia e impresse a colori. Terza edizione di quest’opera in tedesco dedicata alle escursioni alpine, arricchita di numerose tavole a colori raffiguranti svariati scorci alpini. Esemplare in discreto stato, tracce d’usura al dorso,  ai piatti e alla tavola all’antiporta. ITALIANO

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Il Cartiglio di R. C]
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        The Architectural History of the University of Cambridge and of the Colleges of Cambridge and Eton

      Cambridge - University Press, 1886 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A series of plates detailing the architecture of the University of Cambridge and of the colleges of Cambridge and Eton. First edition. A green and brown cloth hardback with gilt lettering. The Reverend Robert Willis (1800 - 1875) was an English academic. He was the first Cambridge professor to win widespread recognition as a mechanical engineer, and first set the scientific study of vowels on a respectable foundation, but now best remembered for his extensive architectural writings, including a 4-volume treatise on the architecture of the University of Cambridge. In 1841 he published his Principles of mechanism, and in 1851 A system of Apparatus for the use of lecturers and experimenters in Mechanical Philosophy, as well as many works on medieval architecture and the mechanical construction of English cathedrals, notable for his incisive decompositions of these structures' functional and decorative aspects. He willed his manuscript on the Architectural History of the University of Cambridge to his nephew John Willis Clark who completed it. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is some bumping and fraying to the extremities and the cloth of volume ii has split. The front inner hinge of volume i has split. Internally the pages are clean and bright, with spotting to some of the plates in volume ivand endpapers only. There is an institutional nameplate on the front endpapers of volume i. Overall the condition is very good..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Romano-British Mosaic Pavements: A History of Their Discovery and a Record and Interpretation of Their Designs

      London: Whiting & Co, 1886. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Handsomely and professionally rebound in a gilt decorated half-leather binding with marbled-paper covered boards, not showing any knocks, splits or snags. Contents very clean and firm with no pen-marks or inscriptions. Also, not from a library and so no such stamps or labels. Size: octavo, 260mm x 160mm; pages: xxxiv, 323, [1], colour printed frontispiece, folding map and 33 plates (16 folding). Also includes, bound in at the rear, the original gilt lettered and gilt decorated upper board and lower board cloth covering and the original backstrip. A nice copy in very good order and very presentable.

      [Bookseller: Prior Books]
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