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      Kbh. 1886. 8vo. 203 s.. Originalt komponeret grått shirtingsbind med helt gullsnitt. Litt slitt ved kapitelene. Ex libris på forsatsen. Lesesnor. Fast, friskt og fint eksemplar

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        Australian Views Christmas Album1886 with Stahelin & Cos Compliments. No place. No date.

      -1886. 8vo Oblong. Original decorated full cloth. 44 views from Australia. Tverr 8vo. Orig. dek. helshirtbd. 44 severdigheter fra Australia

      [Bookseller: Damms Antikvariat]
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        Bibliografia Mexicana del siglo XVI. Parte Primera. Catlogo rasonado de libros impresos en Mxicode 1539 a 1600. Con biografas de autores y otras ilustraciones. Precedido de una noticia acerca de la introduccin de la

      xxix, 419, [2] pp. 4to. Contemporary black pebbled cloth with original wrappers bound in. First edition. Illus. with 50 b/w plates of reproductions, one folding (fotolitogrficos y fototipogrfico) and 7 in text reproductions. Palau 99127. Griffin 2268 (2nd. ed). Jones 2191. Streeter VII: 4356. One of 350 copies. The second part (intended to cover 16th century writers whose works were either published after 1600, or remained in manuscript) was never published. 116 titles are transcribed line for line, with copious quotations, historical and bibliographical notes, references, locations of copies, essays, and other information. Illustrations are a very early use of photogravures in Mexican publishing. "Obra excelente" Palau. "Incomparable, " Medina. "..unsurpassed and unsurpassable in most essentials, " Bromsen. A revised version by Millares Carlo appeared in 1954. Scarce. Provenance: copy of W. H. H. Newman (Buffalo) with his occasional notations comparing his copies to the author's descriptions. Boards rubbed, worn at extremities, hinges reinforced, owner's number label on spine, bookplate on front pastedown, occasional marginal notations in pencil, leaves mostly unopened (uncut).

      [Bookseller: Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        [Strindberg] Förteckning öfver en boksamling som tillhört litteratören August Strindberg och hvilken säljes å Stockholms bokauktionskammare (Riddarholmen n:o 12) lördagen den 13 mars, f.m.

      från kl. 11. [= rubrik]. Stockholm, I. Marcus' boktryckeri-aktiebolag, 1886. 12 s. Något nött hfrbd med rikt guldornerad rygg, dubbla svarta titeletiketter och marmorerade snitt (Östermalms bokbinderi).. Almquist Sveriges bibliografiska litteratur 4927. Större delen av det bibliotek som Strindberg lämnade i Sverige när han flyttade utomlands 1883 såldes på den här auktionen. Boksamlingen bestod av 718 volymer och försäljningen inbringade 743 kr

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        Mississippi Reports. Annotated edition. Vols. 1-31 (1839-1886)

      1886. Mississippi Reports. Annotated edition. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court, High Court of Errors and Appeals, and the Superior Court of Chancery of Mississippi. Annotated edition. Vols. 1-31 (1839-1886). St. Paul, Minn.: West Publishing Co., 1886. Ex-private law library with stamps on top edge, very good. See digital image. * Volumes 1 to 63 (1881-1886) of the Mississippi Reports were published prior to the National Reporter System. The Southern Reporter [1st series] begins coverage with vol. 64 of the Mississippi Reports. Containing Freeman's Chancery Reports (1839-1843); Smedes and Marshalls' Chancery Reports (1840-1843); Walker (vol.1 MS) (1818-1832); Howard vols. 1-7 (vols. 2-8 MS) (1834-1843); Smedes & Marshall (vols. 9-22) (vols. 1-14); and MS Reports vols. 23-63 (1851-1886).

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ]
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        The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray

      Smith Elder & Company London: Smith, Elder & Company. 1869, 1886. First collected edition. Twenty-two volumes with two additional, uniform 1886 volumes, Miscellaneous Essays and Contributions to Punch, making 24 volumes in total. Very good in three-quarter blue leather with marbled paper covered boards, five raised bands, top edge gilt, leather has a few scattered scuffs at the spine ends and on some of the raised bands, light wear at the corners; Volume One has some glue residue on the front endpaper. A nice set. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Plafond- und Wanddecorationen des XVI. bis XIX. Jahrhunderts

      Eduard Holzel Wien: Eduard Hölzel, 1886. Softcover. g. Half-cloth over heavy cardboard portfolio of the period. String-ties have been added, and taped on inside of front board. Complete in six parts with original wrappers and "Prospect" for each part. Illustrated with 24 captioned chromolithographs in vibrant colors of ceiling- and wall decorations from the 16th - 19th centuries by various Austrian architects (* see below). Each plate accompanied by text on separate leaves. "Herausgegeben von Eduard Hölzel's Kunstanstalt und Bildhauer Reinhold Völkel in Wien. Chromolithographien nach Entwürfen und Aufnahmen hervorragender österreichischer Künstler." Printed label and written inventory number on front board. Age wear, scuffing and some staining on boards. Pulling and minor closed tears to wrappers, some repaired with gray tape on fore-edge. Stamp of "Mährisches Gewerbe Museum in Brünn" on title-page and all wrappers. Text in German. Portfolio, wraps, and prospect pages in fair, chromolithographs and text pages in very good condition. Complete with plates in brilliant colors. * Architects: Heinrich Adam, Johann Deininger, Rudolf Feldscharek, Fellner & Helmer, Heinrich Freiherr v. Ferstel, Hermann Giesel, Theophil Ritter v. Hansen, Carl Freiherr v. Hasenauer, Hermann Herdtle, Friedrich König, Max Kropf, Franz Lefler, Franz Ritter v. Neumann jun., Friedrich Schachner, Friedrich Schmidt, Franz Segen-Schmidt, Camillo Sitte, Joseph Storck, Ludwig v. Vintschger, Reinhold Völkel, Richard Völkel,, Alexander v. Wielemanns

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        Grönland - Seine Eiswüsten im Innern und seine Ostküste. Schilderung der zweiten Dickson'schen Expedition ausgeführt im Jahre 1883.

      Gr.8°, XIII, 505 S., m. über 200 Abb., davon 14 Separatbilder (compl.) u. 6 chromolithographierten (teilw. Falt-)Karten (compl.), OLwd. goldgepr. Deckel u. Rücken, marmor. Schnitt, Schmuckvs., Rücken beschienen u. min. fleckig, 1 Karte m. kl. Randriss [jedoch ohne Textverlust], schönes Exemplar. Autorisirte deutsche Ausgabe. Schilderung der Forschungsreise in 10 Kapiteln. Mit Verzeichnis der Abbildungen der im Text gedruckten Holzschnitte. Mit Register.

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        Notable Etchings by American Artists

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

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        Kidnapped; Being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751: [&c.]

      Cassell & Company London: Cassell & Company, 1886. First Edition. First Issue, with "business" for "pleasure" on p.40. Octavo (18.5cm); red cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine; folding frontispiece map; viii, [1]-311pp. + [17]pp. publisher's ads dated "5.G.4.86" and "5.B.4.86." Black coated endpapers. Spine sunned (but titling clear and legible); boards rubbed, with light bumps to corners; thin split to gutter at p.112. Still a well-preserved, Very Good copy in the original publisher's cloth.

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        Alice's Adventures Under Ground First Edition, First Issue 1886

      Macmillan & Co Ltd 1886. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson [Lewis Carroll] Alice's Adventures Under Ground Being a Facsimile of the Original MS Book Afterwards Developed into "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" By Lewis Carroll with Thirty-Seven Illustrations by the Author First Edition Book 1886 in the Original Binding_____The First Edition is selling this magnificently rare first edition book of the Lewis Carroll classic Alice's Adventures Under Ground in the original red cloth with gilt decoration. The boards are in Very Good condition being complete and with a small indentation and a light impression to the front board; light marks; wear and fading to the spine; and corner knocks. The boards still possess their bright gilt decoration to the front and back boards are still very attractive after 124 years!_____There are 95 numbered pages, all edge gilt, complete with the Half Title Page, Title Page, "Who Will Riddle Me the How and the Why?"; Postscript; Alice's Adventures Under Ground illustrated Title Page; "Christmas Gift to a Child in Memory of a Summer Day"; 37 black and white illustrations by Lewis Carroll; "An Easter Greeting"; Christmas Greetings"; and two pages of advertisements to the end of the book for "Works by Lewis Carroll". Internally, the pages are in overall Very Good condition being exceptionally clean with only very light marks and age toning (more prominent to the Half Title page - but still light) that is barely noticeable; and red marks to the blank rear endpapers - but nothing serious. This book is clean of any inscriptions._____This is one of the best examples of the Lewis Carroll classic first edition book Alice's Adventures Under Ground that we have come across and will be a centrepiece to any Lewis Carroll or children's illustrated book collection for many years to come.

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        Jane Avril

      Chaix Paris: Chaix. Very Good. ONE OF TOULOUSE-LAUTREC'S MOST FAMOUS LITHOGRAPHS. "This famous poster advertising Le Jardin de Paris shows the high-kicking performance of the dynamic Jane Avril in the quadrille naturaliste, framed by the staff of the orchestra's bass fiddle. Vaucaire described the dance in the August 1, 1886, Paris Illustré as 'that wonderful, insolent joke in which two women advanced side by side, each balancing on one foot while keeping the other at the level of the spectators' eyes. They wore silk stockings and cambric and lace drawers, with much swishing of pretty petticoats'" (Donson and Griepp, Great Lithographs by Toulouse-Lautrec).From the Les Maitres de L'Affiche (Masters of the Poster) series, plate 110. "The Masters of the Poster, first published in Paris from 1895 to 1900, is the most famous compilation ever made of the art of the great age of the poster-an art whose new graphic sophistication captured the ebullience of Paris life in the late 19th century, and celebrated the emerging spirit of the 20th century" (Applebaum, The Complete "Masters of the Poster").Paris: Chaix, 1898. 15.5x11.25in, 395x285mm. (Image alone: 11.5x8.5in, 292x216mm). Image fine, with full, uncropped margins. Margins with two pinholes at top, tiny repaired tear at left edge and chip to bottom left corner. With original "Les Maitres de L'Affiche" blindstamp at bottom right. Handsomely framed.

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        Guilty River [Arrowsmith's Christmas Annual 1886]

      J. W. Arrowsmith, 1886. FIRST EDITION. Arrowsmith's Christmas Annual 1886. small octavo. Title, verso advert, 188 pp. Very good copy, bound with two works by Hugh Conway and one by Ouida in a contemporary green cloth, gilt lettered on the spine ' A Rainy June - etc. ' 102b

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      Dalpayrat et Depelley Limoges: Dalpayrat et Depelley, (1886). Three 16mo. volumes, each with an engraved frontispiece of Christ on the Cross. 124; 124; 124pp. The text blocks are bordered on two sides by engraved devices with a floral and animal motif. The first and third volumes are beautifully bound in blue morocco with strips of red onlay to both boards, while the second volume is in brown morocco with blue onlays. The boards and dentelles bear intricate gilt-tooled decorations, and the spines are ornamented with gilt floral devices in four compartments; a fifth compartment is lettered in gilt. The blue or red endpapers are printed with patterns in gold. Very fine. A.e.g. Housed in a black hardshell case fitted with a cloth-lined tray consisting of three compartments, one for each book, with a rope border; the underside of the box's cover is cloth lined as well, and padded. Box with a push-button clasp and thin gilt border to top cover. Some slight chipping to edges and corners of box, else a handsome accompaniment to these lovely volumes.

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        Fauntleroy and the Greenaway Girl"

      (N.p., c. 1886). A signed original drawing in ink over pencil by Birch, who is best known for illustrating Burnett’s classic work for children, Little Lord Fauntleroy, published in 1886. Fauntleroy is immediately recognizable in his plumed hat and lace-trimmed velvet suit, standing near a little girl in a costume typical of Kate Greenaway’s illustrations. Above is a scroll saying “Wishes,” and a wishbone. This drawing never appeared in the book. The artist has erased and drawn over the original outline of the girl’s figure. On the back the words “The Birch Boy and the Greenaway Girl” are crossed out and replaced with “Fauntleroy and the Greenaway Girl.” On wove paper, 17 by 19 inches, matted. Slight chipping to top edge, else fine.

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      In-8 gr., 4 voll., cartonato edit. figur., pp. (4),384; (4),768 (numeraz. continua); (4),352; (4),184,88,48; con 4 belle antiporte figur., litografate a colori. I voll. sono molto ben illustrati (come da Indice) da 179 affascinanti tavv. f.t. in litografia di cui 149 a colori e 30 in b.n. L'opera è cosi' composta: Europa (2 voll.), con 95 tavv. - Asia, con 44 tavv. - Africa, America e Oceania, con 40 tavv. Esemplare ben conservato.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
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        The Last Leaf

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

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

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

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        11 original covers to Strindbergs first editions.

      1886-1912 The covers are: Jäsningstiden 19,5 x 27,5 cm, Giftas II 19 x 28,5 cm, Hemsöborna 18,5 x 27 cm, Skärkarlslif 19,5 x 27 cm, I Hafsbandet 18,5 x 26 cm, Blomstermålningar och Djurstycken 19 x 27 cm, Tryckt och Otryckt II 20,5 x 26 cm, Tryckt och Otryckt III 19,5 x 27 cm, Dramatik 19 x 17,5 cm, Svarta Fanor 19,5 x 27,5 cm, En extra blå bok 21,5 x 30,5 cm. Very nice condition. The covers are unfolded. They have never been used. In the same state as when they left the printing press, but with some slight age tone.. Sets such as the present are a very rare find

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        Riva del Garda - Veduta d'insieme.

      Acquarello in colore d'epoca su carta forte, cm 36 x 52,5 (il foglio), firmato e datato 1886 in basso a destra. Restaurato al margine superiore fino a due terzi della verticale del foglio, ma con restauro molto ben eseguito e affatto visibile. Bellissima veduta d'insieme con il lago, il paese e figure in primo piano. Di ottima mano e in bella coloritura.

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        Legatura in velluto rosso

      Cm.30x22. Contiene: Orationes et Preces pro opportunitate decendae ante benedictionem SS.Sacramenti ex missali et rituali romano depromptae? Neapoli, De Angelis, MDCCCLXXXVI. Pp.53, 6n.nn. Tre foto allegate.

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        Das Aegyptische Todtenbuch der XVIII. bis XX. Dynastie. Aus verschiedenen Urkunden zusammengestellt und herausgegeben. 3 Bde. (1. Text und Vignetten. 2. Varianten. 3. Einleitung).

      Berlin, Asher & Co., 1886. Folio and 4to. Bound in 3 uniform solid hcloth, slightly rubbed. (2 in folio, 1 in 4to). (8),212;(8),448;V,(1),204 pp.. The original printing

      [Bookseller: Lynge & Søn A/S]
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        Les Affiches illustrées (Ouvrage ornè de 20 chromolithographies)

      4° legat. mz. pelle con angoli, tit. oro e nervi al dorso, pp. X-160. Doppia antiporta a colori, con 29 belle tavole a colori f.t. in cromolitografia 3 delle quali a doppia pagina, di cui 20 di Jules Chéret e numerose incis. in nero e colori dai documenti originali. Pregiata e ricercata pubblicazione in edizione originale di lusso, tirata in soli 525 esempl. numerati (il ns. N° 241) su papier vélin. Ottimo esempl.

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        Autograph Transcription, signed ("S. Fillmore Bennett"), of his hymn "The Sweet By-and-By," as part of his Autograph Transcription "History of The Sweet By-and-By copied by the author for C.F. Gunther, Chicago"; with an Autograph Letter of transmission to C.F. Gunther

      Richmond IL may 14 1886 Richmond, IL, may 14, 1886. 12mo. In all, 6 pp. on ruled note paper. Sewn, near fine . Bennett (1836-1898) composed the lyrics to what was to become one of America's most well known hymns in 1861, with music by Joseph P. Webster. The account of its composition, in less than 30 minutes, is given in this manuscript "History": "- I said, 'Webster, what is the matter now?' 'It's no matter,' he replied, 'it will be all right by and by.' The idea of the hymn came to me like a flash of sunlight, and I replied, 'The Sweet By and By! Why would not that make a good hymn?' 'Maybe it would,' he said indifferently. Turning to my desk I penned the words of the hymn as fast as I could write. I handed the words to Webster. As he read his eyes kindled, and stepping to the desk he began writing the notes. Taking his violin, he played the melody and then jotted down the notes of the chorus. It was not over thirty minutes from the time I took my pen to write the words before two friends with Webster and myself were singing the hymn -" "The Sweet By-and-By" was featured in the Academy Award winning film "Sergeant York"; Charles Ives used the tune in his Orchestral Set No. 2; it has become one of America's most reecognizable hymns

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        KIDNAPPED: Being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751

      London: Cassell & Company, Limited, 1886 Correct First Edition, First Issue. Frontispiece fold-out map. 8vo., original gilt stamped green cloth, viii, 311, (1), (16)pp. ads dated "5G.4.86". black coated endpapers. Beinecke 378. A very good copy showing moderate use.. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        ANNA KARÉNINA. In Eight Parts. Translated by Nathan Haskell Dole

      New York: Thomas Y. Crowell and Co., 1886 Tolstoy, Leo. ANNA KARÉNINA. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell and Co., 1886. True First Edition, Very Earliest Available Issue. In Eight Parts. [publisher's monogram on the title-page]. Translated by Nathan Haskell Dole. Publisher's, original blonde brown cloth [the book was also issued in dark brown, blue, & green, with no established priority), spine & the front panel gilt with gilt Imperial House of Romanov seal, light green leaf-designed endpapers. 8vo., 773 pp. with the four pages of advertisements. Only three titles without Anna K listed on the page facing the title page. First printing, earliest available issue of the First American Edition, & First English Language Printing preceding the First British Edition. A solid very good or better, lovely example with a small expert archival repair to the spine crown & heel. Contents clean & generally free of blemish with occasional small spot of foxing. Copies of Anna K with only three mentioned titles are rarely seen in collectible condition. This literary classic was first published serially in the original Russian in 1873 & first published in book form, Moscow, 1878. [Line, p. 36]. Custom clamshell collector's clamshell case in fine condition. A curious bibliography, the page facing the title page shows a printed list of books by Tolstoi "available" from Crowell, including Childhood, Boyhood & Youth, Ivan Ilyitch, and My Religion; Childhood was published separately by Crowell 1886, Ivan Ilyitch 1886, My Religion [Trans. as "What I Believe"] published by Crowell in 1885 . There is no reference to the three other titles usually encountered: My Confession, What to Do, and The Invaders were all published in 1887. Ads at rear include a list of Russian translations from Crowell including Crime and Punishment [1886, no blurbs shown] Injury and Insult and Recollections of a Dead-House [shown as 'in press', not yet published, but although published in London 1886, no Crowell edition located, no blurbs/reviews shown], Anna Karenina [1886, two reviews], My Religion, published as What I Believe in 1885 by Crowell [New York Sun review], Childhood Boyhood Youth, Crowell 1886, three reviews, Gogol's Taras Bulba [Crowell 1886, two reviews], St John's Eve, [Crowell 1886, no reviews], also Tchernuishevsky's A Vital Question [Crowell 1886] with three reviews & Dupuy's Great Masters of Russian Literature [1886] with one review; Full page advertisements for Joseph Roux's Meditations of a Parish Priest with a blurb from Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine; a full page ad for Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment, published by Crowell October 1886, & showing blurbs from the Sept 1886 Harper's Weekly, Boston Traveller & undated ads from The Athenaeum & The Spectator. The final page ad for The Marquis of Peñalta by Don Armando Palacio Valdes with one long review from Harper's Monthly.. First Edition.

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        Francaise du Siècle. Modes Moeurs Usages

      Paris, A. Quantin 1886.. 4°. XVI, 273 S., 5 Bll. Mit 3 rad. Tit. (dav. 2 farb.), 27 rad. Taf. (dav. 2 farb.) , 30, rad. Textill. (dav. 20 farb.), 30 rad. Initialen (dav. 20 farb.) u. 22 in Holz gest. Vign. u. Textillustr. v. E. GAUJEAN nach A. LYNCH. OHLdr. m. goldgepr. Rückentit., Kopfgoldschn. Farb. OU. u. 2 wdh. Varianten (1 farb., 1 schw.-w.) eingebunden. Stehkanten schwach berieb., sonst einwandfrei. Vicaire VII, 924 f.; Colas 2948; Lipperh. 1175 - Vorzugsausgabe in 100 num. Exemplaren. Mit je 1 schw.-w. u. farb., wiederhol. Suite aller Tafeln. "Édition spéciale de cet ouvrage sur papier Japon grand format. Tirage à 100 exemplaires numérotés". Illustrations à l'aquarelle d'Albert Lynch gravées à l'eau-forte en couleurs par Eugéne Gaujan. - "Jolie livre documentaire et artistique, supérieurement gravé, début d'une illustration moderne." (Carteret IV, 384)

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        Anna Karenina

      Book Description: Thomas Y. Crowell and Company, New York, 1886. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Anna Karenina - FIRST EDITION in English. This classic was originally published in Moscow in 1877. This is the first English edition. This book in fine condition the spine is tight the olive green board are in good condition some slight discoloring in tiny spots but very light. the front board and spine is written in gold gilt and the front board has a Russian seal on it. It originally was published by Tolstoi in serial installments from 1873-1877. in the periodical the "Russian Messenger." Tolstoi's views at the time were unpopular therefore the complete story was in book form. Now all eight volumes appear in the one book. This book is widely regarded as a pinnacle of realist fiction. Dostoesvsky declared it to be a " flawless work of art." William Faulkner described the novel as " The best ever written." The front pages and back pages are patterned, and the front page has Thomas Y. Crowell's seal on it. Crowell includes a glossary in back of Russian terms for everyday items and advertisements for "Crime and Punishment." Several other novels are included. There are NO stains, marks or foxing on any pages.  There is a very small signature on front page and pages are only very slightly yellowed. 730pp Octavo. Bookseller Inventory # PB-263

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      1886. hardcover. Burnett, Frances Hodgson. LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY. New-York: Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons, 1886. 14 pp undated ads. Original grey-green cloth decorated in red, black and gilt. <p>First Edition of this classic children&#39;s tale. Though not mentioned on the title page, the book is profusely illustrated by Reginald Birch. The author is generally regarded as an American, but she was actually born and raised in England -- until in 1865, the family textile business ruined by the cotton shortage caused by the American Civil War, she and her family moved to a log cabin in Knoxville, Tennessee.</p> <p>This copy is in grey-green cloth (others are in light brown -- no priority). It is from the first printing, with the De Vinne Press logo on page [210] (the second printing is blank on that page, instead mentioning the printer J. J. Little on the copyright page). This is an attractive, very good-plus copy (spine slightly darkened, one corner with a small bump, endpaper gutters deftly tightened). Blanck 2064; a Johnson High Spot ("The joys and woes of a poor little rich boy of the mauve decade; loathed by all the now-grown men whose mothers, influenced by the book, clothed them in plush suits and wide white collars").</p> "MERLE JOHNSON&#39;S HIGH SPOTS", CHILDREN&#39;S / JUVENILE (Sumner & Stillman Code:11772)

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        Little Lord Fauntleroy

      New York, Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons, 1886., 39. First Edition, First Issue. With 26 illustrations after Reginald B. Birch. Finely bound in dark brown full morocco with raised bands and gilt titles to spine; gilt inner dentelle, marbled end papers; all edges gilt. Publisher&#39;s original pictorial upper board and spine bound in at end. A fine copy of this author&#39;s first children&#39;s novel. The accompanying illustrations by Reginald Birch set fashion trends and Little Lord Fauntleroy also set a precedent in copyright law when in 1888 its author won a lawsuit against E. V. Seebohm over the rights to theatrical adaptations of the work.

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      New York: Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons. 1886. First Edition First Issue. Hardcover. Good in boards. Owner inscription, hinge starting. Staining. 1st 3 pages detached but present. First issue with the De Vinne Press imprint at verso of last page of text and number 14 printed on the lower left margin of page 209. Illustrated with drawings by Reginald B. Birch. .

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        Bewick Gleanings Being Impressions From Copperplates And Wood Blocks, Engraved In The Bewick Workshop, Remaining In The Possession Of The Family Until The Death of the Last Miss Bewick, And Sold Afterwards By Order Of Her Executors

      Newcastle-Upon-Tyne: Andrew Reid, 1886. First edition. leather_bound. Contemporary full black morocco.Teg. Near fine./No Dust Jacket. 108 pages in text. 29 x 21 cm. Large Paper Copy, Limited edition, copy 187 signed by Julia Bond. Edited, with Notes, by Julia Boyd. Copiously illustrated. Gordon N. Ray [ILLUSTRATOR AND THE BOOK IN ENGLAND, ETC.], notes, "Bewick&#39;s use of end-grained blocks was widely imitated both in England and the Continent. Among his apprentices were some of the most distinguished engravers of the first half of the 19th century. When later artists like Gordon Craig and William Nicholson revived the tradition of creative work on wood, they turned to Bewick&#39;s example in freeing themselves from the trammels of reproductive engraving." Clean, fresh and bright copy. Raised bands, inner dentelles, beveled edges,

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        The Works

      San Francisco: The History Company,, 1886. 39 vols., octavo. Recent tan morocco, spines gilt in compartments, light and dark brown morocco labels, marbled endpapers, floral roll to boards and all edges gilt. Maps, many of which are folding, engravings & plates. Light toning to contents. An excellent set. First edition, the complete set of what is still considered by historians to be the most important single source of early Western American history. "Colossal co-operative undertaking; nothing approaching it has ever been attempted in this country" (Howes). Although the first title-page is dated 1886, the set was published 1883-90. Vols. 11 and 33 were published by A. L. Bancroft & Company. Sets were originally offered in a variety of bindings, but the expense of binding so many volumes was such that purchasers usually opted for the cloth or cheaper leather bindings. This set has been finely rebound in handsome brown morocco.

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        The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft. The Native Races. [Five Volumes]

      San Francisco: History Co., 1886. Later printing. Full modern calf with brown morocco labels titled in gilt, all edges marbled. Near fine copies, with occasional pencil marginalia, minor scattered foxing. 8vo. Illus. with b/w engravings, drawings, and maps, several of which are folding. Vol. I: Wild Tribes; Vol. II: Civilized Nations; Vol. III: Myths and Languages; Vol. IV: Antiquities; Vol. V: Primitive History. A beautiful set. Howes B91. See Larned 603.

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        [Paris] Croquis parisiens

      Paris: Léon Vanier, 1886. Broché. 9,5x19,5cm. Deuxième édition, en partie originale, imprimée à 539 exemplaires, un des 500 exemplaires sur papier des fabriques du Périgord. Précieux envoi autographe signé de l&#39;auteur à (Edouard) Dujardin. Ouvrage illustré, en frontispice, d&#39;un portrait de l&#39;auteur. Une petite déchirure sans manque en tête d&#39;un mors, premier plat partiellement passé, un léger manque marginal sans atteinte au texte page 23, sinon agréable état intérieur. - Léon Vanier, Paris _1886, 9,5x19,5cm, broché. - Paris broché

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        War and Peace (First Edition, complete in six [6] volumes)

      New York: William S. Gottsberger, 1886. First American Edition. Three volumes in six, complete. First issue, with 1886 on the title page and the Gottsberger publisher&#39;s imprint on the copyright page of each volume. Translated from the French by Clara Bell. Publisher&#39;s brown cloth with decorative stamping in black and gilt. Near Fine with only the most minute rubbing at the spine ends, housed in three custom slipcases. A beautiful, unrestored set of one of the greatest Russian novels ever published.

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        [Regent&#39;s Park, Camden, Kentish Town]. Stanford&#39;s Library map of LONDON AND ITS SUBURBS

      Edward Stanford., 1886.. Sheet 6. Steel engraving. Original colour. Crisp and clean. Fine condition. Mounted size: 58 x 50cm. Size: 42 x 32 cm. (16½ x 12½ inches) Sheet 6 of Edward Stanford&#39;s magnificent and meticulous 24 sheet map of London. According to Hyde, this was the first &#39;thorough-going survey of the Metropolis since Greenwood&#39;s in 1824-26.&#39; It includes a vast amount of detail; every house is marked, heights, omnibus routes, administrative boundaries - county court districts, poor law districts. The map was first published in 1862, and such was its popularity that it ran to over twenty editions, the last being in 1901. The map was published uncoloured and coloured according to the buyers&#39; needs. Despite the fact that this ran to many editions, these days the maps are available infrequently, and the demand for them is high.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Writings of H.W. Longfellow. The works include: Evangeline, The Song of Hiawatha, Birds of Passage, Tales of a Wayside Inn, Voices of the Night, etc., as well as his translation of Dante Alighieri&#39;s The Divine Comedy - Paradiso, Purgatorio, and Inferno. With Bibliographical and Critical Notes

      Cambridge: The Riverside Press, 1886, 1886. Large Paper Edition, Limited to 500 copies of which this is No.451. Complete in 11 volumes, large 8vo. Contemprary deep red half morocco by Lauriat of Boston with gilt titles and extra gilt to spines, red cloth boards with gilt rule, grey end papers, top edges gilt. Spines very lightly and evenly sunned. A beautiful set.

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        Stanford&#39;s Library Map of the World on Mercator&#39;s Projection

      London., 1886. Size : 970 x 1740 mm. Lithograph in original colour. Good condition, re-laid with fresh linen. This a very handsome, large folding map of the world on Mercator&#39;s (flat) projection that has been dissected into 33 linen-backed sheets with burgundy marbled paper backs. There are two insets of the two hemispheric polar regions. The world&#39;s oceanic trade winds, monsoonal activities, submarine telegraph cable routes and mail packet routes are all shown and listed in great detail. Complete with original slipcase (worn), covered in burgundy morocco with gold lettering. All British territorial possessions are depicted in pink.

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        The Mysteries of Magic: A Digest of the Writings of Eliphas Levi

      London: George Redway. VG. 1886. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth bevel edged boards with gilt titles on spine, boards with border ruled in red and gilt pentacle of Faust to upper board, a few marks to cloth at foredge of boards, spine ends bumped/rubbed and corners a little rubbed, page edges untrimmed, book plate of the magician Frank Koval on front pastedown, paper cracked over inner hinges, page edges toned but text clean and bright, [Gilbert B1 (a)]. This copy has black and not yellow endpapers and lacks the advertisements mentioned by Gilbert but correct on all other points. , Waite, Arthur Edward (1857-1942) was an English mystic and historian of occultism who, after the death of his father, was raised by his devout Roman Catholic mother. However after the death of his sister in 1874 Waite was drawn to spiritualism and from there to theosophy, alchemy and the occult. Alphonse Louis Constant (Eliphas Levi) was little known outside of France until he was quoted extensively by Blavatsky in &#39;Isis Unveiled&#39;. It was this that led Waite to begin a translation of Levi&#39;s major work, eventually suggesting to the Theosophist A.P. Sinnet that he produce an anthology of Levi&#39;s writings. Sinnet introduced Waite to the publisher George Redway and so Waite began his long association with Redway., 8vo 8" - 9" tall, xliii [i] 349 [3] pp .

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        Alice&#39;s Adventures Under Ground

      London: Macmillan, 1886. First edition, first printing. Being a Facsimile of the Original Ms. Book Afterwards Developed into "Alice&#39;s Adventures in Wonderland". With Thirty-Seven Illustrations by the Author. Presentation copy; inscribed by author in his trademark purple ink. Original publisher&#39;s gilt stamped, decorated red cloth. Lightly rubbed to extremities, a few very minor spots, minor repair to front hinge, else a very clean and bright copy. The William E. Self copy bearing his bookplate to front pastedown. House in a fine custom folding box, lettered and decorated in gilt to spine.. Inscribed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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      First Edition (i.e. first published edition), with original envelope containing card diagram (the board to the game) and four [of nine] counters, original gilt lettered cloth, an excellent copy, London, Macmillan, 1886 [board and envelope], 1887 [book].WMGC, 196. Only 500 copies were printed. Photograph available on request.

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      London, 1886. Some surface cracking to the leather at joints, all else fine. Japan Paper Edition. Subscription copy No. 1. "Printed by Private Subscription and For Private Circulation Only Three volumes. x, 330p; x, 347p; x, 352p. Illustrated with tipped in etchings. Printed on Japan vellum. Most elegantly bound in full red crushed morocco with moire silk flyleaves, t.e.g., The spines with gilt titles and panel ornaments, the covers with elaborate decorative frames and central ornaments, doblures of blue morocco with gilt-ruled frames and corner ornaments

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        A Monograph of the Genus Crocus

      Dulau London 1886. First Edition. Hardback. Near Fine/No Jacket. !st edition Dulau 1886. Complete with all 81 hand-coloured lithographed plates, double page map, 2 double-page tables, original full green morocco gilt, a.e.g. Some very light rubbing to edges and minor foxing to early leaves only. Really tidy, strong and clean copy of the botanical masterpiece - ten years in the making. Plates superb. SCARCE. Price includes insured worldwide shipping

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        Jean de Reilhac, secrétaire, maître des comptes, général des finances et ambassadeur des rois Charles VII, Louis XI et Charles VIII. Documents pour servir à l&#39;histoire de ces règnes de 1455 à 1499

      Paris Champion, 1886-1888. 3 volumes in-4, demi maroquin à coins, dos à faux nerfs ornés, pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin rouge et vert, têtes dorées, couvertures conservées, xxxv-[1]-404, lxxix-[1]-388, xxxx-296-[1] pp.. 3 frontispices dont un portrait et nombreuses planches de fac-simile de documents et de sceaux. Ouvrage important. Très rare, tiré seulement à 100 exemplaires non mis dans le commerce. Petits frottements, très léger accroc à une coiffe, quelques rousseurs sur les planches. Saffroy, 48474. . (Catégories : Moyen-Age )

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        Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

      New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1886. Second edition. Original pictorial green cloth. Frontis portrait of Twain, illlustrations throughout. An excellent, extremely bright and clean copy with only light rubbing to extremities, a few very minor stains and a small tear to the rear cover. Uncommon in this condition.. Hard Cover. Fine.

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