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        Manuel du Vigneron en Algérie et Tunisie

      Paris: Challamel Ainé, 1886. First edition. xii, 184 pp. 8vo. Original printed pink wrappers. Covers chipped with loss to spine. First edition. xii, 184 pp. 8vo. Inscribed by the author on the half-title, "A Monsieur Paul Vibert …". Playfair, Algeria, 4554

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        Salammbô; Englished by M. French Sheldon

      London: Saxon & Co., 1886. First edition. Very slight lean, tips and extremities a trifle rubbed, else an exceptionally fine, bright copy.. 8vo, original blue cloth, gilt. This copy has been inscribed and signed by the translator on the title page.

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        The Graphic. An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper. Volume 33, January to June 1886. First appearance of T. Hardy’s The Mayor of Casterbridge.

      London, The Graphic, 1886 1st edition.. Hardback Size 16.5 x 12 inches. In beautiful full calf leather binding, red leather spine label lettered in gilt, raised banding and beautiful floral gilt decoration to spine. Gilt paneling to boards with floral details to corners. Marbled endpapers. In very good condition. Modern binding, a couple of minor nicks to rear board. Some light foxing to top edges of pages nr front, and some minor spotting to edges, else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. A beautifully bound and highly decorative copy. --- The main interest in this volume is the first appearance of Thomas Hardy’s ‘The Mayor of Casterbridge’, in 20 instalments with illustrations by Robert Barnes. “The novel was considerably rewritten before its publication in book form with significant alterations in plot and many deletions” (Purdy). Each instalment from 2 January to 15 May 1886. 708pp. With many b/w illustrations with coloured drawings by R. Caldecott in Summer Edition at back. Some other large colour plates issued as supplements, including 17th Lancers, ‘Delia in Town’, ‘Delia in the Country’ by G. Morland, a cartoon of making a tennis court. Also large b/w plates some double page, illustrating military expeditions in India and Burma, Monte Carlo, Horse riding, including Side-saddle, Franz Liszt. Many period advertisements, including fashion, cycling, Pears Soap, patent medicines, etc.

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        Home rule and the 3 bills.

      [London]: Jordinson & Co., [1886]. Oblong 8vo. [16] pp.; illus. A political diatribe in => satirical graphic novel form: the follies of the Plunder Bill, the Disruption Bill, and the Mischievous Bill. The original paper wrappers are bound in.    WorldCat locates only one U.S. institutional holding (but we know of one other that at this writing is not yet reported).         NSTC 0906580. Original illustrated red wrappers; wrappers dust-soiled and missing chips at edges, including inner margin of front cover. Tipped into stiff wrappers. Ex-library with bookplate on inside front wrapper. No stamps. A nice survivor of a very delicate publication.

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      Swan Sonnenschein, London 1886 - Octavo, pp. [iii-vii] viii [1] 2-363 [364: blank], original red cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold, white endpapers with floral pattern printed in yellow green. First edition. Long sentimental novel about a family of Liverpool ship-owners, partly set in India. Perhaps based in part on the author's experiences at sea and in India as a young man; see Sutherland, and Kemp, et al. Whether writing under his own name or "Dick Donovan," Muddock had a long and successful career turning out popular fiction strong on adventure, crime, detection, sensation, and the supernatural. Wolff 4961 (calling for a blank leaf preceding the half title leaf, here excised by the binder). Several tiny spots to rear cover, a very good copy with bright cover stamping. A scarce book. (#130405) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Codigo Commercial do Imperio de Brazil, Annotado com Toda

      1886. Annotated Brazilian Commercial Code [Brazil]. Araujo Costa, Salustiano Orlando de, Editor. Codigo Commercial do Imperio de Brazil, Annotado com Toda a Legislacao do Paiz que lhe e Referente; Com Osarestos e Decisoes Mais Notaveis dos Tribunaes e Juizes; Concordado com a Legislacao do Paizes Estrangeiros Mais Adiantados; Con um Vasto e Copioso Appendice, Tambem Annotado, Contendo Nao so Todos os Regulamentos Commerciaes, Como os Mais Recentes Actos do Governo Imperial, Quer Sobre Bancos o Sociedades Anonymas, Quer Sobre Impostos; Dispensando Consultar-Se a Colleccao das Leis do Imperio. Rio de Janeiro: Laemmert & C., 1886. 1104 pp. Octavo (9" x 6"). Recent cloth, printed paper title label to spine. Moderate toning to text, internally clean. Ex-library. Small inkstamp to title page. * Fourth edition. Brazil enjoyed a remarkable period of rapid material progress and international importance under Emperors Pedro I and, especially, Pedro II, who reigned from 1831 to 1891. The government enacted a law in 1823 calling for the gradual replacement of the Portuguese Ordenacoes with codes informed by the Enlightenment ideas of the eighteenth century and the work of Jeremy Bentham. A Projecto for commercial law was published in 1836, another in 1838. The code was enacted in 1850 and its first two editions were published in 1858 and 1869. The later editions (1878, 1886, 1896) are the best because they contain extensive commentary. All of these early editions are rare. OCLC locates 6 copies of the 1886 edition in North America (Columbia, George Washington University, Harvard, University of Arizona, University of Pennsylvania, Yale). Another copy located at the Library of Congress. British Museum Catalogue (Compact Edition) 4:32.

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        The game of logic

      London: Macmillan & Co., 1886. FIRST EDITION. With half-title, publisher's advertisements and numerous text diagrams. Complete with printed envelope containing the card diagram and all of the 9 counters. Original red cloth, gilt lettering; an especially clean copy preserved in a red morocco-backed cloth case with a small book-label on the front paste-down. First edition, with both the title page and the envelope dated 1886. According to Williams, no more than fifty copies were printed: "This is a very rare Carroll item, and was unknown to me until quite recently . . . I have very great doubts as to whether this issue was ever really published, and strongly suspect that it was struck off for proof purposes. . . ." A delightful game on logic by Carroll (1832-98), author and mathematician. The game combines various forms of syllogization derived from his interest in mathematics along with his whimsical literary interest in nonsense.

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      ALDO CAPRI ITALIAN PAINTER ORIGINAL PAINTING OIL ON PANEL MARINESCAPE SIGNED DIMENSIONS: 30 x 40.5 cm. (11.8 x 15.9") CRACK THROUGHOUT THE PAINTING AND UNDER IT ONE SMALL TO LEFT EDGE, ca 2 cm. ON REVERSE SIDE TRACKS OF DAMPING I SEND IT EMS ENSURED Aldo Carpi (1886-1973) was an Italian artist, painter and writer, author of a collection of memoirs concerning his imprisonment in the infamous Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp. Born in Milan, early in his youth he started studying fine arts under the tutelage of Stefano Bersani. In 1906 he joined the noted Brera Academy, where he met some of the most renowned Italian painters of the epoch, including Giuseppe Mentessi, Carlo Cattaneo, Cesare Tallone, as well as Achille Funi, Emilio Gola and Carlo Carrà. The following year he appeared at the Brera art exhibition, which was followed by his appearance at the 1912 Venice Biennale. Since then he participated in every Venetian Biennale excepting those held in 1940, 1950 and 1952. Drafted into the Italian Army in 1915, he served at various fronts of the Great War. In 1917 he married Maria Arpesani. In the 1920s, Carpi developed the style of his paintings and landscapes under the influence of Italian 19th century painters. For his works in 1925 he was awarded with the prestigious Premio Principe Umberto. In 1927 he became the author of new frescoes in the San Simpliciano Basilica in Milan. In 1930 he became the professor and deacon of the faculty of painting at his alma mater. In 1934 he also prepared a project for the new stained glass windows in the famous Duomo of Milan, which however was not completed until after the World War II. In 1937 he appeared at the Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques dans la Vie Moderne in Paris, where he was awarded a bronze medal. In January 1944, during the World War II, he was arrested after a colleague informed on him, and was imprisoned in the concentration camp Gusen I of the Mauthausen-Gusen system, where he kept a diary and made a number of sketches portraying life and death in the camp. Liberated at the end of the war, he returned to Milan, where in 1956 he was awarded the state prize for his works and cultural merits. He also became the rector of his alma mater. In 1972 he prepared one of his last major works, a large monographic exhibition of his works. He died in 1973 in Milan

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        Cashel Byron's Profession

      Harper and Brothers New York [1886] - First American Edition. Original printed wrappers. Extremely uncommon first American printing of Shaw's first novel, a sporting tale of boxing. A Good copy only, with chipping to detached front cover's edges, lacking paper at spine ends, rear cover and rear ad page with lower fore-edge corner torn away. 0.0 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The "Spirit Prevails": Containing the Revelations, Articles and Letters

      Geo. S. Dove & Company, San Francisco, CA 1886 - 684pp. Octavo [23.5 cm] Full leather with raised bands and leather labels on backstrip. Near Fine. Volume rebacked with original backstrip laid over. Contemporary bookplate on front pastedown. This volume contains the written works of Joseph Morris, founder of the Morrisites (an LDS offshoot). Morris left the LDS Church after he started having revelations that placed him at odds with LDS Church leadership. He left with about 500 followers. Tension between the Morrisites and their Mormon neighbors slowly grew. The conflict escalated when deputy Marshall Robert T. Burton, and a posse of two hundred men set out to arrest Morris and other Morrisite church leaders. The "Morrisite War" broke out when Burton ordered warning shots fired. The Morrisites returned fire, and after three days of siege and many dead (including Morris, and several of his wives), the Morrisite war and the Morrisite movement was over. Flake/Draper 5575. Scallawagiana 75. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Louis the Fourteenth and the Court of France in the Seventeenth Century

      London: Richard Bentley, 1886. Illustrated with wood and some 18 steel engravings. 3 vols. 8vo. Bound in 3/4 turquoise morocco, marbled sides, gilt panelled spine, spines uniformly faded to tan, slight wear to extremities, else fine. Illustrated with wood and some 18 steel engravings. 3 vols. 8vo. With a Document Signed by Louis XIV. Tipped in the front of Vol. I is the last page of a handwritten financial account, dated 1705 and signed by Louis XIV.

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        Letters of Horace Walpole

      1886. WALPOLE, Horace. The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford, Edited by Peter Cunningham. London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1886. Nine volumes. Thick octavo, contemporary three-quarter brown morocco gilt, raised bands, top edges gilt; partially unopened. $1750.Handsomely bound 1886 illustrated edition of the entire series of WalpoleÂ’s correspondence. With 39 engraved portraits throughout of Walpole and his correspondents.Walpole (1717-97) is among the small group of writers of whom it may be said that their letters form their major work. In WalpoleÂ’s correspondence, printed gradually throughout the nineteenth century, “it is not too much to say that there is scarcely a dull pageÂ… In these epistles to Mann, to Montagu, to Mason, to Conway, to Lady Hervey, to Lady Ossory, to Hannah More, and a host of others, almost every element of wit and humour, variety and charm, is present. For gossip, anecdote, epigram, description, illustration, playfulness, pungency, novelty, surprise, there is nothing quite like them in English” (DNB XX, 632). “The best letter-writer in the English language” (Sir Walter Scott). First published in 1857. Lowndes, 2822. Spines lightly and evenly toned. An extremely good set.

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        The Princess Casamassima

      London and New York: Macmillan, 1886. First American edition of James's political novel, issued from the English one-volume edition sheets, tracing the friendship of a penniless young bookbinder and an idle princess with revolutionary sympathies. "By way of defending the aristocracy he said to her that it couldn't be true they were all a bad lot (he used that expression because she had let him know that she liked him to speak in the manner of the people), inasmuch as he had an acquaintance among them -- a noble lady -- who was one of the purest, kindest, most conscientious human beings it was possible to imagine. At this she stopped short." BAL 10578, Edel and Laurence A29b. A beautiful copy. Octavo, modern full green morocco gilt, raised bands, gilt-tooled dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Bookplate, with a pencilled note recording the owner's purchase of the book in 1935, and the book's custom binding by Bayntun thirty years later.

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        Les mémoires d'un veuf

      First edition, one of 22 numbered copies on Hollande justified by Léon Vanier, the only large paper copies.Elegant half red morocco over marbled paper boards by Semet & Plumelle, spine in six compartments with black fillets, gilt date at foot, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, covers preserved, top edge gilt.Manuscript signature of Paul Verlaine on half title.This copy is enriched with a half page autograph letter of Paul Verlaine addressed to his publisher Léon Vanier : "Mon cher Vanier. J'ai remis dimanche 1 lettre et les épreuves, sous enveloppes pour vous à M. Jules Tellier, 18 avenue des Gobelins, qui a dû mettre ces 2 choses à la poste. Voyez ce qu'il y a à faire, je garde l'épreuve et la corrige dans tous les cas. A jeudi. P.V.A very good copy handsomely bound. Léon Vanier Paris 1886 12,5x19cm relié

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        La Francaise Du Siecle: Modes Moeurs Usages

      Paris: A. Quantin, 1886. First Edition. Full morocco. Near Fine. Lynch, Albert (aquarelle); Eugene Gaujean (color ill). 4to - over 9¾. Book. xvi + 276 pp., original wraps bound in to full highly ornate burgundy morocco. Inside front board has extraordinary full gilt decoration, surrounded by gilt border dentelles, with two plush velvet labels, one with title, other, author's name. Five raised bands on spine. Boards have corners with intricate gilt tracery. Gorgeous color plates, 9 including frontis, and additional color and/or aquarelle illustrations at chapter heads. Interior is pristine, binding tight. Some rubbing to by joints and light shelfwear. Marbled flypaper attractive. Blank preliminary sheet with small tear by hinge and inked inscription note. Overall, Fine.

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      Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1886. Large quarto. Elaborately gilt decorated pictorial cloth, t.e.g. Illustrated throughout with Vedder's calligraphed renderings of the text with pictorial borders, printed on one side of each leaf only. A few minor rubs and smudges to binding, but a very good, tight, bright copy. A slightly reduced format printing of the illustrated text first printed in folio (and portfolio) format in 1884. The most popular work of book illustration by the American- born symbolist.

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        La Basilica di San Marino du Venezia

      1886 - The chromolithographs and engravings featured in this list appeared in the massive "La Basilica di San Marino du Venezia," published by the prolific Ferdinand Ongania in 1886. It is an exhaustive study of the iconic building, the publication being known chiefly I think for its very large and sumptuous chromolithographs of the building's architecture, art, and endless detail. It forms two volumes of an overall monumental 12-volume epic, though these images comprised volumes that were complete in themselves.++ The images are large at 27x21", 68x53cm, and are packed with detail, and are printed on a very thick paper that will now crack if you try the double-fold test, so although the paper is stable you do not want to bend it, though you wouldn't want to do that, anyway. Each sheet has a protective paper guard attached to it on the left side, covering the entire image--the reason why you may see a shadow along one long side is just from the rolled-back protective sheet not getting completely out of the way. Also all of the margins are not necessarily included in the photos--there were certain limitations in making the photographs, and some margins just didn't make it entirely into the picture.

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        State Papers of the Kingdom of Siam 1664-1886

      White Lotus, London 1886 - State Papers of the Kingdom of Siam 1664-1886 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Bibliotecas antigua y nueva de escritores aragoneses de Latassa Aumentadas y refundidas en forma de diccionario bibliográfico-biográfico. [Three Volumes]

      Imprenta de Calisto Ariño, Zaragoza 1886 - Frontis, xxxv, 662 pp; xviii, 614 pp; 443 pp. The best and most useful edition. Because the original editions, published in 1796-1802 lacked any general index, searches were rendered "painful" according to Foulché-Delbosc. Vol. 1 contains "Prefacio de Latassa"; "Prólogo" by Joaquín Gil Berges; Critical note by Victorio Pina y Ferrer; "Advertencias"; biographical note on Latassa by Gomez y Uriel. Vol. 2 with introduction by Antonio Hernández y Fajarnés; Vol. 3 with "Prólogo" by Mario de la Sala Valdés. Provenance: Bookplate of the Bibliographical Library of William P. Wreden. Palau 132795. Spain & Spanish America I: 378. Foulche-Barrau 345. A near fine set, foxing on top edges, leaves slightly browned, occasional soiling, else clean. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les possédés

      Librairie Plon 1886 - Paris, Librairie Plon, sd ( 1886 ). 2 tomes en 2 volumes. Demi percaline vert olive, en partie non rogné (époque). 375 pp et 410 pp. Les couvertures sont conservées, mais pas les dos. Edition originale française. La traduction est due à Victor Derély. Concernant l’introduction en France de la littérature russe: “Après les premières histoires de la Russie et de son empire au XVIIIe siècle, occidentales ou traduites, la littérature russe se fait connaître en France dans la première moitié du XIXe siècle, d’abord par ses poètes. Quand Émile Dupré de Saint-Maure (1772-1854) publie une Anthologie russe en 1823, certains noms ne sont donc pas inconnus. C’est dans ce recueil qu’apparaît pour la première fois celui d’Alexandre Pouchkine. Un autre important recueil lui répond en 1846, Les Poètes Russes d’Élim Mestscherski ; il clôt cette période essentiellement poétique de la traduction. Une nouvelle période s’ouvre en effet avec la traduction par Louis Viardot (déjà aidé, en réalité, par Tourgueniev, installé en France par intermittences) des Nouvelles de Gogol, en 1845. Le livre remporte un fort succès, et contribue à établir la renommée de Gogol en Europe. D’autres textes de Gogol suivront. Mérimée traduit la Dame de pique de Pouchkine en 1849. L’œuvre est très remarquée. La traduction de la Fille du capitaine de Pouchkine en 1853 par Viardot connut un succès extraordinaire et de nombreuses rééditions. Viardot-Tourgueniev et Mérimée sont dans ces années les principales figures de la traduction des auteurs russes, Gogol et Pouchkine en tête, mais ce goût s’étend à d’autres figures célèbres, comme Xavier Marmier, l’infatigable explorateur des littératures nordiques, qui donna le Héros de notre temps de Lermontov en 1856 (NB: ce n’est pas la première traduction). Les œuvres de Tourgueniev, dont ce dernier souvent effectue lui-même la traduction ou la supervise, contribuent à la poursuite de cet élan et constituent les principales œuvres russes publiées en France dans les années 1860-1870. La renommée renouvelée de la littérature russe et de ses grands romans des années 1860 (celles, notamment, de Crime et châtiment en 1866 et de Guerre et Paix, 1866-1869) parvenant en Europe, les années 1870 voient paraître plusieurs études sur la littérature russe ancienne et contemporaine : Tableau de la littérature russe depuis son origine jusqu’a nos jours de Konstantin Petrov en 1872, Histoire de la littérature contemporaine en Russie de Céleste Courrière, en 1875, la Russie épique d’Alfred Rambaud en 1876. Guerre et Paix fut traduit en 1879, mais, paru en français à Saint-Pétersbourg, ne fut guère encore remarqué en France, malgré les efforts de Tourgueniev pour le faire connaître. Les années 1883-1886 sont un moment décisif. Aiguillonné par les articles d’Eugène-Melchior de Vogüé publiés dans la Revue des Deux Mondes à partir de 1883, plus tard réunis dans le Roman russe (1886), par l’émotion suscitée par la mort de Tourgueniev cette même année et les éloges adressés à sa mémoire, l’intérêt pour les grands écrivains russes reprend. 1884 voit paraître les deux premières traductions de Dostoïevski, celles d’Humiliés et offensés et de Crime et châtiment, tandis que Guerre et paix, dans les deux éditions françaises de sa traduction, en 1884 et 1886, à un moment plus favorable, obtient un large succès populaire. C’est alors une véritable russomanie littéraire qui s’abat sur la France. En nombre immense, romans, nouvelles et récits sont traduits et publiés, en volumes ou dans les principales revues de l’époque.” (source: site de la Bibliothèque russe et slave) Quelques traces d’usures aux reliures (solides), Couvertures en bon état malgré une estafilade sur la première du tome 2 et deux manques angulaires à d’autres. Exemplaire plutôt agréable, ayant un certain charme, ne comportant pas de rousseurs. L’intérieur de chaque volume est très bien conservé. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les lettres et les arts. Revue illustree. (1886-1889 in 16 volumes).

      Paris, Boussod, Valadon et Cie, 1886-1889. 16 volumes. Halfleather, leather corners, marbeld covers and endpapers. Top edges gilt. Each volume with ca. 360 pages and many original ill. on plates; 33 cm. Text in French / Français - (leather sl. rubbed, sl. worn, some foxing/ spotting) Although very good set, see picture. More pictures on request.

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        Les cantilènes

      First edition on current paper, it has been printed in Holland paper 12 leading copies. Bound in full burgundy morocco Jansenist back on four bands, triple gilt frames on the guards, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, blankets and worn spine preserved, all golden, elegant binding signed Georges Crette slices. Autograph signed by the author composer and music teacher Gaston Vallin. Provenance: Library Simonson Raoul and Jean Lebrun with their bookplate pasted on the back of the first flat binding. Beautiful copy well established. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Léon Vanier Paris 1886 12x19cm relié

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        Nicaraguan Antiquities


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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1886 - 1886 Original Paperback Wisden.

      1886. Hi, This lot is an 1886 Original Paperback Wisden. It has had the Original Spine Paper touched up but otherwise a very nice example of an old book. The book is very tightly bound, the covers have some marks but overall of good quality. Internally nice and clean , very white and hardly any spotting.

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        Goethe Jahrbuch von 1886 bis 1971

      Goethe-Jahrbuch Bd. 7, 1886 bis Bd. 34, 1913 (28 Bände) Fortsetzung: Jahrbuch der Goethe-Gesellschaft, Bd. 1, 1914 bis Bd. 21, 195 (ohne Bd. 3, 1916) (20 Bände) Fortsetzung: Goethe. Vierteljahresschrift der Goethe-Gesellschaft. Neue Folge des Jahrbuchs Bd. 1, 1936 bis Bd. 10, 1947 (von Jg. 1941 nur die Hefte 1-2, von den Jg. 1942 und 1943 jeweils nur Heft 1) (10 Bände) sowie Bd. 21, 1959 bis Bd. 33, 1971. Dazu Registerband: Register der Goethe-Jahrbücher 1880-1968. Bearbeitet von Konrad Kratzsch. Weimar 1970 Ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar (mit Aussonderungsstempel). Papier altersbedingt nur leicht nachgedunkelt, insgesamt gut erhalten. Faszinierendes Dokument deutscher Literatur-, Kultur- und Zeitgeschichte, zu verfolgen über die Auseinandersetzung mit Goethe von der Gründerzeit bis in die Jahre der deutschen Teilung. Einstmals zentrales Organ der Goethe-Forschung. Die älteren Jahrgänge mit dekorativen Einbänden.

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        Ira D. Sankey 1886 ALS

      - Dated February 16th/86. Written from New Orleans. ALS covers 2pp of a folded lettersheet, and is written to C.T. Studd and his wife. Sankey encourages them to trust in God and writes the Scripture reference Psalm LXI 1 - 4

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        Bibliotecas antigua y nueva de escritores aragoneses de Latassa Aumentadas y refundidas en forma de diccionario bibliográfico-biográfico. [Three Volumes]

      Zaragoza: Imprenta de Calisto AriÅ„o, 1886. First edition. Cloth. A near fine set, foxing on top edges, leaves slightly browned, occasional soiling, else clean.. Frontis, xxxv, 662 pp; xviii, 614 pp; 443 pp. The best and most useful edition. Because the original editions, published in 1796-1802 lacked any general index, searches were rendered "painful" according to Foulché-Delbosc. Vol. 1 contains "Prefacio de Latassa"; "Prólogo" by Joaquín Gil Berges; Critical note by Victorio Pina y Ferrer; "Advertencias"; biographical note on Latassa by Gomez y Uriel. Vol. 2 with introduction by Antonio Hernández y Fajarnés; Vol. 3 with "Prólogo" by Mario de la Sala Valdés. Provenance: Bookplate of the Bibliographical Library of William P. Wreden. Palau 132795. Spain & Spanish America I: 378. Foulche-Barrau 345.

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        Bibliotecas antigua y nueva de escritores aragoneses de Latassa Aumentadas y refundidas en forma de diccionario bibliográfico-biográfico. [Three Volumes]

      Zaragoza: Imprenta de Calisto AriÅ„o, 1886. First edition. Cloth. A near fine set, foxing on top edges, leaves slightly browned, occasional soiling, else clean.. Frontis, xxxv, 662 pp; xviii, 614 pp; 443 pp. The best and most useful edition. Because the original editions, published in 1796-1802 lacked any general index, searches were rendered "painful" according to Foulché-Delbosc. Vol. 1 contains "Prefacio de Latassa"; "Prólogo" by Joaquín Gil Berges; Critical note by Victorio Pina y Ferrer; "Advertencias"; biographical note on Latassa by Gomez y Uriel. Vol. 2 with introduction by Antonio Hernández y Fajarnés; Vol. 3 with "Prólogo" by Mario de la Sala Valdés. Provenance: Bookplate of the Bibliographical Library of William P. Wreden. Palau 132795. Spain & Spanish America I: 378. Foulche-Barrau 345.

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        Geschichte der Erfindung der Buchdruckkunst.

      Asher,, Berlin, 1886 - 3 Bände. 32,5 x 25 cm. LVII, 1048 Seiten. Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen, Tafeln und Faksimilies. ADB LI, 718: "Monumentales Werk". - Buchdruckerkunst, Buchdruck. Gerne sende ich Ihnen auf Anfrage ein Bild des Buches/der Bücher. A picture of this book is available on request by email. 5000 g. Einbände gering berieben, Kanten teils etwas bestoßen, Seiten gering gebräunt, Vortitel und Titel gestempelt, insgesamt gutes und vollständiges Exemplar. Halbleinenbände der Zeit mit je 2 goldgeprägten Rückenschildern.

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        Le Colonel Chabert

      Paris: Calmann Levy, 1886. Illustrated with engravings by De Lort after Boisson. 1 vols. Sm 8vo. Full black morocco, each cover with an elaborate tooled design of five gilt rules in a geometric pattern, panelled spine gilt, gilt inner dentelles, a.e.g., by Joly Fils, original wrappers bound in; front hinge rubbed, else fine. Illustrated with engravings by De Lort after Boisson. 1 vols. Sm 8vo. Finely Bound Balzac with Original Watercolor. With a fine original watercolor of an elaborately dressed young woman on the half title.

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        The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

      Longmans, UK 1886 - 1st Edition 1886. 1st hardback edition. First London edition, casebound issue which appeared a week after the wrappered state. The American edition was published four days before the London edition on 5 January 1886. Longmans had intended to publish in December 1885, but delayed publication until January, as they feared the book would be overlooked by readers during the Christmas rush. U-common. Book is very good+ and bright. Spine repaired to base spine edge. Spine age toned and darkened. Boards quite brght with slight soiling. Contents very good with name to titlepage. More images can be taken upon request.Ref ####3374 Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Iracema The Honey-Lips: A Legend of Brazil, by J. de Alencar [and with a separate title-page] Manuel de Moraes; A Chronicle of the Seventeenth Century, by J. M. Pereira da Silva

      London: Bickers & Son, 1886. 1st ed. in English. Paperback. Very Good. vii, [1], 101, viii, 138p. Original wrapper, rebacked with most of original backstrip mounted. 18cm. Lacks top 1.2cm. of original backstrip; the rest of the backstrip shows some splits and other wear. Some cover foxing and soil. Iracema was translated from the Portuguese by Isabel Burton; Manual de Moraes was translated from the Portuguese by Richard and Isabel Burton. See Penzer's Burton Bibliography at pages 149-150.

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        The Rowfant Library. A Catalogue of the Printed Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters, Drawings and Pictures, Collected by Frederick Locker-Lampson

      London: Bernard Quaritch, 1886 One of 150 copies for sale out of a total edition of 250 copies, which also included fifty copies for presentation. Publisher's brown leather over brown cloth boards, gilt spine. A few light scuffs to spine. . Large octavo. A very good copy, tight and clean. Locker-Lampson's library was particularly rich in Shakespeare and Elizabethan literature, though it also included English literature to his own day, and drawings and pictures. A preface by Locker-Lampson notes that the catalogue was edited by Alfred W. Pollard and R.H. Lister. Andrew Lang contributes a poem to Locker-Lampson, and one on the Rowfant books.

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