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        Bruckmann Pfeife rauchend" originales Aquarell auf braunem Papier ca.25x34cm; am unteren rechten Blattrand monogrammiert und datiert "(18)90"[Papierbedingt leicht wellig.]

      - Blatt aus dem Album/Gästebuch (aus den Jahren 1886 - 1898) der Münchner Mittwochsgesellschaft, die der Verleger Hugo Bruckmann (1863 - 1941) im Zentral-Café Ungerer, Dachauer Str. 9 gegründet hatte. Unter den Mitgliedern waren neben Scheuermann und Bruckmann der Verleger Edgar Hanfstaengl (1842-1910), die Maler August Leonhardi (1867 - 1931), Anton Mangold (1863 - 1907) und Moritz Röbbecke (1857 - 1916), Winfried von Miller (1854 - 1925) und Otto Seitz (1846 - 1912).

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        Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

      Longmans, Green and Co, London 1886 - Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson, 1886. A rare find of this first edition of the famous Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. The edition was printed for the Christmas of 1885 but not released until the next year and so the date of publication was altered by hand to 1886. This copy is housed in a brown solander box. The original wrapper is printed with blue and red lettering and illustration. The back strip and lower wrapper have been replaced by a plain cream cover. The covers are mildly browned with a signature on the top edge of the front cover. Smattering of foxing. Tear on page 129/130. Otherwise contents are very good. 141 printed pages. 7 x 4 1/2". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      - Pp. [viii]+142(last blank)+[2](advertisement, verso blank), floral patterned endpapers; salmon cloth, upper board lettered in black and decorated with the publisher's device, the cloth slightly soiled and a trifle bubbled, edges lightly rubbed, the fore-corners and spine extremities slightly worn; hinges tender at a couple of points, text block faintly browned, small name stamp at head of title page, tiny piece torn from top fore-corner pp. 73/4, a couple of small marginal damp stains; Longmans, Green, and Co. London, 1886. First U.K. edition, cloth issue. Prideaux 17. *The basis for several film and stage adaptations. The British edition followed Scribner's American edition by four days, and was issued in both cloth and wrappers. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

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        Persia as it is. Being Sketches of modern Persian Life and Character.

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivingston, 1886. first ed. 326 S., 32 S. \"a selection of the list of books\" from Sampson Low.. 8°, Linen golden stamping, cover shows minimal wear, apart from that in good condition Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        Illustrirtes Mustertauben-Buch. Enthaltend das Gesammte der Taubenzucht

      - - Niessen, 746/Möbes, S. 126 schreibt: Im Format (21 cm x 27 cm) das größte Taubenbuch, welches je veröffentlicht wurde. Mit einem hervorragenden Beitrag über die Huhntauben von Freiherr von Washington auf Schloß Porls in der Steiermark. Der Tiermaler Christian Förster hat die Bilder für dieses Prachtwerk geschaffen und sich damit als einer der befähigsten Künstler auf diesem Gebiet gezeigt, der in dem der Natur abgesehenen Leben, das aus seinen Taubengemälden strahlt, m.E. zeitweilig den berühmten Geflügelmaler Ludlow übertraf. seine Darstellungenwirken frei und gelockert, wie wundervoll ist beispielsweise der auf dem Nest sitzende ,Pester Weißgestorchte Tümmler" auf der Farbentafel nach S. 288! - Gewicht in Gramm: 2845 J.F. Richter Verlag, Hamburg, (1886). XV/1 Bl.,438 S. mit 40 Textholzschnitten und 80 (von 81) Pracht-Farbdruckbildern (chromolithographien) direkt nach der Natur aufgenommen von Christian Förster, Hamburg, Halbleinen der Zeit. Quart (Kanten etwas berieben und bestossen/Name auf Vorsatz) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        San Pantaleone

      G. Barbera 1886 16mo (cm. 19), 2 cc.nn., 380 pp., 2 c.nn. (ultima bianca). Splendida legatura inizi â??900 in mz. marocchino arancio con angoli (firmata Dubois dâ??Enghien - Dooms). Nervi, titolo e fili impressi in oro al ds. Carte di guardia marmorizzate. Brossure e ds. editoriale conservati allâ??interno. Edizione originale. Parenti, p. 182.

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        Gynoecology (sic) - a Collection of 34 medical pamphlets on Gynecology & Obstetrics.

      London:. c.1886.. Hardcover. Very good overall. A sammelband of pamphlets on gynecological & obstetric subjects dating from 1856 to 1886. Most likely the collection of Dr. Robert Barnes [1817- 1907] who was a well known obstetric physician. During his career he lectured on midwifery at three of the great London medical schools, London Hospital, St. Thomas' Hospital and St. George's Hospital. The main clues as to the identity of the compiler of this collection of pamphlets are to be found in the presentation inscription on the item by Lazarewitch ("To Doctor Robert Barnes....") and a presentation tag at the foot of p. 295 of the Johnstone article, 'The Menstrual Organ', extracted from the journal of the British Gynoecological Society ("From Spottiswoode & co., New- Street Square, London, E.C. For Dr. F. Barnes"). "A leading teacher and gynaecologist in London, Barnes was a rival of James Matthews Duncan both in debates at the Obstetrical Society and in practice. One of the first to work at the minute pathology of obstetrics, he influenced the progress of obstetric medicine. His name has been attached to an obstetric instrument and a curve of the pelvis." "Barnes took a prominent part of the founding of the Obstetrical Society of London in 1858 and was president in 1865-6. But a dispute with the council of this society led him in 1884 to establish the British Gynaecological Society, of which he was honorary president until his death. The Justification of the schism was the antagonism of the old society to the performance of ovariotomy and other important operations by obstetricians. Barnes was one of the pioneers of operative gynaecology, and the cause he advocated gained the day." (D.N.B.) Articles include: THOMAS (T. Gaillard, MD) Vulvar and Vaginal Enterocele. 8vo, 23 pp, 4 ills in text. Read before the New York Academy of Medicine, December 17, 1885 and reprinted from the New York Medical Journal for December 26, 1885. BAKER (W.H., MD) Unusual Cases of Vesico- Vaginal and Vesico-Uterine Fistula. 8vo, 15 pp, 4 ills in text. Read before the Obstetrical Society of Boston, December 13, 1884 and reprinted from Boston Medical and Surgical Journal of February 26, 1885. CULLINGWORTH (Charles J., MD, MRCP) On the Operation for Rupture of the Female Perineum. 8vo, 12 pp, 5 figs in text, table of cases. Read before the Manchester Medical Society, October 1, 1884. (Cullingworth (1841-1908) was at this time Clinical Lecturer on the Diseases of Women at the Owens College, Manchester. In 1888 he moved to St. Thomas's Hospital, London. "Cullingworth was a great pioneer of gynaecology. He did his best professional work on the causation of pelvic peritonitis, which he was one of the first in England to maintain was secondary to other conditions, and not a primary disease." D.N.B.) BYFORD (Henry T., MD) The Production and Prevention of Perineal Lacerations during Labor, With Description of an Unrecognized Form. Chicago, 1886. 8vo, 16 pp, (one leaf torn with no loss of text). Read before the Chicago Medical Society, February 15, 1886 and reprinted from the Journal of the American Medical Association, march 6, 1886. LAZAREWITCH (J.) Deviations Laterales Congenitales de La Matrice dans leurs relations avec Les Tumeurs Peri-Uterines et Le Mecanisme de L'Accouchement. G. Steinheil, Paris, 1885, 27pp, 10 figs in text. Presentation copy "To Doctor Robert Barnes with the high regard and kind remembrance of the Author." HARRIS (Robert P., AM, MD) A Study and Analysis of one hundred Caesarian Operations performed in the United States, during the Present Century, and prior to the year 1878. A 23pp extract from an American medical journal for January, 1879. HARRIS (Robert P. AM, MD) Does the Removal of a Fetus by Abdominal Section, after a Rupture of the Uterus, constitute a "Cesarean Operation;" and Is it Proper to Classify this Form of Delivery with Gastro-Hysterotomy, which has a Different Degree of Fatality, both as Regards the Mother and Fetus? New York, Wm. Wood & col, 1881. 12 pp. Reprinted from the American Journal of Obstetrics and Diseases of Women and Children, Vol. XIV, No. IV, October, 1881. GARRIGUES (Henry J., AM, MD) On Gastro-Elytrotomy. New York, D. Appleton. 1878. 78 pp, 3 figs in text. Reprinted from the New York Medical Journal, October and November 1878. Extract from 'The Lancet', September, 1885, pages 445-46. "Double Uterus and Vagina". REIN (G.) Sur la Methode Operatoire de l'Extirpation de l'Uterus Gravide. Paris, H. Lauwereyns, 1881, 8 pp. Extrait des Annales de Gynecologie, Fevrier, 1881. SAVAGE (Thomas, MD, MRCP) Porro's Operation. Hall and English, Birmingham. 8 pp. Read before the Midland Medical Society, 10th of October 1883 an Reprinted from the Birmingham Medical Review, Nov., 1883. THOMAS (Dr, T. Gaillard) Laparo-Elytrotomy as a Substitute for Caesarean Section. A report of a paper given on March 25, 1878 as reported in The Medical Record. 3 pp. HALBERTSMA (T.) Bekkenvernauwing. Rupture Uteri Zonder Scheuring Van Het Peritoneum. Sectic Caesarea Met Amputatie Van Den Uterus En Exstirpatie Der Ovaria. Gunstige Afloop Voor Moeder En Kind. 4 pp. Overgedrukt uit het Nederlandsch Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde. Jaargang 1880. HALBERTSMA (T.) Die Diagnose des Sitzes des Placenta durch Probepunktionen. 2 pp. Sepatat-Abdruck aus dem Centralblatt fur Gynakologie 1881. No. 5. IRWIN (J.A.) The Influence of Sea-Voyaging upon the Genito-Uterine Fuctions. New York, Trow's Printing and Bookbinding, 1885. 30 pp. Read before the New York County Medical Society, April 27, 1885. SUTTON (J. Gland, FRCS) Menstruation in Monkeys. 8 pp. Extract from the Journal of The British Gynoecological Society. pages 292-301, not dated (c. 1884). Discussion on Menstruation. 5 pp extract from the journal of The British Gynoecological Society. pages 302-306, not dated (c. 1884). BOZEMAN, (N., MD) Remarks on Vesico-Vaginal Fistule, with an account of a New Mode of Suture, and Seven Successful Operations. Barrett & Wimbish, Montgomery, AL, 1856. 29 pp, 11 figs in text. Bozeman [1825- 1905] , invented the 'Button Suture", re-issued in shortened form in Medical Magazine, July 1857. BEATTY (Thomas E., MD, MRIA, FRCS) Plastic Operations on the Female Genito-Urinary Organs. M.H. Gill, Dublin, 1861, 14 pp. From the Dublin Quarterly Journal of Medical Science, April , 1861. BAKER (William H., MD) The Use and Abuse of Battey's and Tait's Operations. 15 pp, reprinted from Boston Medical and Surgical Journal of February 12, 1885. BASCH (Prof S.V.) and HOFMAN (Prof. Ed.) Untersuchungen uber die Innervation des Uterus und seiner Gefasse. 23 pp, Separat-Abdruck aus den Med. Jahrbuchern 1877, IV. Heft. HOFMEIER (M.) Uber die Endgultige Hielung des Carcin. Cervic. Uteri durch die Operation. Nach einem Vortrag aurf der Naturforscherversammlung in Berlin, 23 September 1886. Gebruder Kroner, Stuttgart, 1886. 28 pp, 3 pp litho plates. Presentation inscription from wrap, pasted to title page. SIMPSON (Alexander Russell, MD) Sarcoma Uteri. Edinburgh, Oliver and Boyd, 1876. 17 pp. Reprinted from the Edinburgh Medical Journal for January 1876. SOUTHEY (Reginald, MD, FRCP) The Lumleian Lectures on Bright's Disease. Delivered before the Royal College of Physicians. British Medical Association, London, 1881. Reprinted for the Author from the British Medical Journal. 51 pp. MONOD (Dr. Charles) Contributions to the Study of Non-Cancerous Tumours of the Breast. Translated from the Archives gen. de Medecine, January 1875, by Charles J. Cullingworth, to which is appended an account of an Ovarian Cyst in an Infant Newly Born. By Charles J. Cullingworth. Savill. Edwards and Col, London 1875. 18 pp, reprinted from the "Obstetrical Journal" for Private Circulation. WILLIAMS (John, MD, MRCP) On the Structure of the Mucous Membrane of the Uterus and its Periodical Changes. London, J & A Churchill, 1875. 28 pp, 3 pp, litho plates. REIN (Dr. G) Beitrage zur Lehre von der Innervation des Uterus. 17 pp, extract from German medical journal c. 1880. HICKS (J. Braxton, MD) Note on the Supplementary forces concerned in the Abdominal Circulation in Man. Harrison and Son, London, 1879, 6 pp, offprint from Proceedings of the Royal Society, No. 195, 1879. SCHROEDER (Prof. Dr.) The Condition of the Hymen and its Remains by Cohabitation, Childbearing and Lying-In. Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh, 1878, 7 pp, 10 pp, litho plates. Translated and Read before the Edinburgh Obstetrical Society, 13th February 1878, by Dr. Kirk Duncanson. Presentation from the translator: "With Dr. Kirk Ducanson's Compts." WHITEHEAD (Walter, FRCS) Notes on Mucus Disease. Supplementary to a Paper read at the Meeting of the British Medical Association at Newcastle. np, not dated, 26 pp. WILLIAMS (John, MD) The Mucous Membrane of the body of the Uterus. Savill, Edwards and Col, London 1875. 10 pp, reprinted from 'The Obstetrical Journal' for November, 1875. BEIGEL (Dr. Hermann) Zur Pathologie der Dysmenorrhoea membranacea (Deidua menstrualis) A. The.Engelhardt, Leipzig, 1876. 32 pp, 1 folding litho plate (split at fold). Separatabdruck a. d. Archiv f. Gynakologie. Bank IX. Heft 1. 8vo, bound in green 3/4 leather with marbled boards, gilt title on spine and compartments, articles individually paginated. Spine rubbed at head/foot, covers rubbed at edges and corners, interior very clean, a well utilized copy with a manuscript table of contents at front.

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      - Borrador de una Memoria sobre la Pelagra presentada a la Sociedad Hidrológica Española en octubre de 1886. Extenso manuscrito infolio de 298 pp. Una nota posterior fechada en Gijón a 12 de Julio de 1888 advierte de que la Memoria ha sido premiada y se le añaden citas y cifras para completar el trabajo. A la Memoria el autor añade unas láminas sacadas de autores como Casal, Roel y Olavide para mejor explicar la enfermedad. No se conoce que esta Memoria haya sido impresa. En la Memoria, después de la parte introductoria, hace una reseña histórica del mal, así como una extensa descripción con datos clínicos y seguimiento de enfermos con sus nombres y el alcance de la enfermedad. A esta parte sigue después otra de Conclusiones en la que aporta una serie de hipótesis sobre el origen y las causas afirmando que se puede hacer un tratamiento hidromineral de la misma con resultados positivos. Como ya había dejado postulado Casal en el siglo XVIII la pelagra es una enfermedad carencial (aunque en fechas tan recientes como la de 1914, una comisión de expertos promovida por parte del gobierno de los Estados Unidos determinó que la pelagra no estaba en absoluto relacionada con la dieta); por eso hoy no nos sorprende saber que los enfermos mejorasen en los establecimientos y balnearios, especialmente si pasaban un tiempo internados, pues eso conllevaba una alimentación más rica en proteínas que la que llevaban en sus lugares de origen. Calixto Rato y Roces, 1857-1947 Nació en Gijón y estudió Medicina en la Universidad de Zaragoza, doctorándose en Madrid (1878). Se licenció en Derecho por la Universidad de Oviedo. En Gijón fue subdelegado de Medicina e inspector de Sanidad. También fue médico de baños en San Adrián del Valle (León). Promovió la fundación del Monte de Piedad y Caja de Ahorros, presidiendo la junta de gobierno y ostentando la dirección y gerencia de la entidad nueve años. En 1885 propuso a la Junta de Sanidad la creación de una Casa de Socorro para asegurar la hospitalidad domiciliaria. Conferenciante de éxito y gran escritor en cuestiones científicas, fue un buen conocedor del folklore asturiano. Entre sus reconocimientos destacan la encomienda de Isabel la Católica, las cruces del Mérito Militar concedidas por su intervención en la Guerra de Cuba y la de Alfonso XII. Falleció en su ciudad natal. MANUSCRITOS LIBROS ANTIGUOS ASTURIAS

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        MANUSCRIPT JOURNAL. A handwritten journalkept by noted English angler, J.A. Hutton, from 1886 to 1891 consistingof a series of essays read before The Manchester Anglers: 1. Fishing inDerbyshire (1886); The Dove. (1887); Grayling Fishing (1887); Water Flie

      [Manchester]. 1886-1891.. 4to. 28cm, 269p., primarily hand-writtenleaves with some interleaved blanks, drawings & maps by author, someinserted newspaper clippings tipped in, 3 fly plates laid in, bound infull brown rowan, spine quite worn, wear on the board edges, marbledendpapers, internally in fine condition. "Fishing in Derbyshire"contains a map and illustration by the author along with a contemporarynewspaper review of the talk with letters to the editor. "Water Flies'was written for the Manchester Angler's Notebook and contains 3 printedcolour plates of flies. "500 Miles in Norway" is a recounting (56pages)of a fishing trip through Norway carried out by Hutton in 1888. J.A.Hutton was a very prominent Manchester fisherman. The Manchester Anglers'(Association) has been in existence since 1878 and one of oldest gamefishing clubs in England. The Eaton extract (72 pages) is in Hutton'shandwriting with 16 tipped in illustrations.A unique manuscript in veryneat hand. .

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        Des paralysies toxiques

      1886 - in-8 de XVI et 122 pages Paris, Asselin et Houzeau, 1886, , in-8 de XVI et 122 pages, demi-toile verte moderne à la bradel, dos lisse portant un titre, Unique édition de cet ouvrage qui porte sur "l'étude de la résolution musculaire provoquée par les substances toxiques solubles". Brissaud divise son ouvrage en 5 sections : les paralysies toxiques combinées à des manifestations cérébro-spinales, les caractères communs des paralysies toxiques d'origine périphérique, les paralysies alcooliques et arsenicales, l'anatomie pathologique et le diagnostic des paralysies toxiques, et le traitement médical et chirurgical des paralysies toxiques. Très bon exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Love Poems

      : Privately Reprinted, 1886. - Portugal's Greatest PoetA Wonderful Inlaid Binding by Charles Meunier[MEUNIER, Charles, binder]. CAMOENS. Luis de. Love Poems from the Portuguese of Luis de Camoens. By Lord Viscount Strangford. [London]: Privately Reprinted, 1886. Limited to 50 copies on Japan Paper (this being number 49), signed by the by the editor, B.B. Haggin. Additionally inscribed on a front blank leaf "Compliments of the Editor/B.B. Haggin/March 27th, 1892."Small quarto (8 9/16 x 6 9/16 inches; 217 x 167 mm.). [iv], [117], [3, blank] pp. Original stiff paper wrappers decorated in gold bound in. Illustrated with very attractive, engraved head and tail-pieces.Bound ca. 1886 by Charles Meunier (stamp-signed in gilt on lower turn-in). Full rose colored crushed morocco, each cover richly and decoratively bordered in gilt surrounding a rectangular foliate frame with sixteen flowers inlaid in black morocco and fourteen leaves inlaid in green morocco. Spine with five raised bands and five inlaid black morocco flowers, decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments in a matching design, decorative gilt board-edges, wide gilt decorated turn-ins, blue silk liners and end-leaves, marbled end-papers, all edges gilt. A spectacular binding on a beautifully printed book.Charles Meuniere (1865-1940) began his apprenticeship as a bookbinder at age eleven. Five years later, at age sixteen, he joined master binder Marius-Michel's workshop. He soon grew weary of producing traditional bindings and established his own bindery in 1885, at the tender age of twenty years old. CM was thought to be innovative and instinctive, with great reserves of energy and undeniable artistic talent. Drawing on traditional and modern techniques and forms of decoration, Meuniere mixed classical punches.with newly fashionable incised and modeled leather panels. His output was prodigious; by 1897 he had produced roughly six hundred bindings" (Art Nouveau and Art Deco Bookbinding, p. 194).Luís Vaz de Camoens (c. 1524-1580), is considered Portugal's and the Portuguese language's greatest poet. His mastery of verse has been compared to that of Shakespeare, Vondel, Homer, Virgil and Dante. He wrote a considerable amount of lyrical poetry and drama but is best remembered for his epic work Os Lusíadas (The Lusiads). His collection of poetry The Parnasum of Luís de Camões was lost in his lifetime. The influence of his masterpiece Os Lusíadas is so profound that Portuguese is sometimes called the "language of Camoens".

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        tissé d'après les Enluminures des Manuscrits du XIVe au XVIe Siècle.

      Four full-page illus. & each page within a decorative border, all taken from early illuminated MSS. 50 pages. Small 4to, orig. Jansenist-style binding of morocco by J. Kauffmann-Petit & Maillard, doublures of blue morocco richly gilt & inlaid to a retrospective Renaissance motif consisting of green, brown, & blue morocco interlocking strap-work, five raised bands on spine, top & bottom edges gilt. Lyon: [A. Henry for A. Roux], 1886-88. This is one of the true marvels of nineteenth-century technology in the service of the "Book Arts," and absolutely must be seen to be fully appreciated. It is a spectacular neo-Gothic Book of Prayers, made of silvery-grey and black silk thread, woven together by means of the Jacquard automated loom method, the results being accurate to within one-tenth of a millimeter. There is a strange and wondrous dimensionality in these pages, which without exaggeration can be said to shimmer. The book also represents an important technical innovation: hundreds of thousands of punched cards were employed as automated weaving instructions, conveyed to an array of mechanized looms. It took two years of programming and weaving to create approximately 60 copies. At the time of its invention, in 1801, the Jacquard loom was the most complex programmable machine in existence. The incredible potential of the "Operations / Variables" punched card system, with its binary data and modern "Input / Output / Storage" capabilities, was seized upon by English visionary Charles Babbage, who integrated the process into his theoretical "Analytical Engine." James Essinger has argued convincingly that the Jacquard loom was pivotal in the in the development of computer science (see Jacquard's Web: How a Hand-loom led to the Birth of the Information Age, 2004). With uncanny prescience, the data input mechanisms and intricate algorithms that created the present volume prefigure modern computer automation and computer programming: input consisting of complex instructions conveyed to the mechanical looms by means of punched cards; output in the form preconceived patterns; and memory in which the instructions can be stored and subsequently recovered. Lillian Randall determined that the "illuminations" in the present Prayer Book actually came from a single source, namely a late 19th-century monograph published by Gruel and Engelmann: Imitation de Jésus-Christ, which contained reproductions of a variety of illuminated manuscripts from the 14th through the 16th-century. Our copy is in a perfect state of preservation and in an unusually elaborate version of the standard binding. Preserved in the original velvet-lined box. ❧ For a detailed account of the technical intricacies see: Paul Marais, "Livre de Prières tissé" in the Bulletin du Bibliophile (1889), pp. 163-66. Bowden, Faster than Thought: The Invention of Perforated Cards by M. Jacquard (London: 1953), pp. 23, 350-51, & 379-80. Michael Laird in The World from Here. Treasures of the Great Libraries of Los Angeles (edited by C. Burlingham & B. Whiteman, 2001), 63-"Despite the fact that this rare volume is not a printed book, it is of singular interest in that it was completely woven with silver and black silk thread. It also represents an extremely early book production involving automation and programming...The book was manufactured on silk looms that were programmed using the punched-card system developed by Joseph-Marie Jacquard (1752-1834). Several hundred thousand cards were required to program this curious magnum opus (the actual figure is not known, but estimates range from 106,000 to 500,000). After fifty failed attempts, it took two years to weave approximately sixty copies...It will be observed that the weave in the present volume is almost microscopic (it is exactly four hundred weft threads for every 2.5 centimeters [approximately one inch])...The movement of the machine was limited to one tenth of a millimeter, the result being an extremely precise piece of bookmaking, which, on account of the material used, truly gleams. It is noteworthy that Jacquard's looms, only slightly modified, are still in use today, producing some of the world's finest fabric for furniture. The punched instructional cards utilized by Jacquard's weaving machinery served as the primary inspiration for the famous 'Analytical Engine' conceived by Charles Babbage (1791-1871)...The present volume may represent the first, and probably the only, successful attempt at weaving a book." .

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        Los Caprichos ].

      S.l.n.d. (Madrid: Real Academia, 1881-1886). - in-4 oblong. 80 gravures en noir. Parchemin doré, dos à nerfs, frise dorée en encadrement des plats, tranches marbrées (reliure moderne). Rare édition des Caprichos de Goya, la cinquième, limitée à 210 exemplaires. Comme l'indique Harris pour cette édition, la planche 66 présente une éraflure qui n'apparaît pas dans les précédentes. Par contre, les défauts signalés à partir de la sixième édition (planche 19) n'apparaissent pas dans le présent exemplaire. Rousseurs prononcées tout au long du volume, marges réduites, mais assez bon exemplaire toutefois dans une reliure postérieure en vélin orné. Harris, II, p.67.

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      London: Cassell and Company, Limited, , 1886. Being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfourin the Year 1751. Octavo (183 x 125 mm). Skilfully rebound to period style in green half calf, red morocco label, spine gilt in compartments, marbled paper boards, brown endpapers, top edge gilt. Tinted folding map as frontispiece. Short closed tear to folding map. A bright and fresh copy in excellent copy. First edition, first issue. Spine panel of original cloth bound in at rear.

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        Famous Monuments of Central India. Illustrated by a series of eighty-nine photographs in permanent autotype.

      London: The Autotype Company; Henry Sotheran & Co 1886 - FIRST EDITION. Oblong folio (28 x 38cm). pp.xxii, 96, 89 plates. Original gilt and black decorated yellow cloth, label of Eccle Riggs Library to front pastedown, presentation inscription to front fly-leaf, "Lord Cross / With Sir Lepel Griffin's Kind regards / Sep. 1887". A few marks and small stains to boards, some wear and staining to extremities of 2 or 3 leaves, contents generally very clean and fresh. "The present volume has been issued with the sole desire of placing, by the autotype process, on permanent record in public and private libraries, accurate representations of the more important architectural monuments of Central India, before time, neglect, or barbarous and greedy hands shall have destroyed the buildings which have so special an artistic value in relation to the ancient arts of building and sculpture in the east [.]". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        War and Peace

      New York: William S. Gottsberger, 1886 - First Edition in English. Translated from the French by Clara Bell. Six volumes. Bound in late 19th or early 20th century 3/4 cloth and paper covered boards; some fraying; some hinges cracking; bookplates; a very good set. Each pair of volumes was issued separately. As with Ulysses, War and Peace is usually read with the discipline of a college assignment; most literate people intend to plow through it someday but never quite get to it. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Vorläufige Anzeige! Circus Ed. Wulff am Isarthor - Platz. Erste Vorstellung am 11. September.

      München, G. Schuh & Cie., (1886).Plakat mit typograph. Text in breiter Bordüre. Auf grünem Papier. Blattgr.: 120 x 81 cm. Der hervorragendste Vertreter der deutschen Kunstreiterfamilie Wulff war der Direktor Eduard Wulff, geboren am 26. Juli 1851 in Passau als Sohn des Zirkusbesitzers Lorenz Wulff; 1902 musste er Bankrott anmelden und seine Pferde an den tschechischen Zirkusdirektor Karel Kludský verkaufen. - Das imposante Plakat hervorragend erhalten! Bücher de

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      1886. being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751. [London:] Cassell & Company, 1886. 1 page undated ads plus 16 pp ads dated Apr 1886. Original red cloth. First Edition, first issue. In mid-18th Century Scotland, 17-year-old David Balfour is cheated out of his inheritance by a greedy uncle, who has him kidnapped and shipped to the Carolinas; with numerous challenges Balfour manages to get back to Scotland to fight to regain his property and his name. Stevenson began KIDNAPPED early in 1885 "partly as a lark, partly as a pot-boiler" (according to himself); he finished it in Spring 1886, having interrupted it part way through to write DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE. He had accepted Sidney Colvin's suggestion to cut short the novel and leave the rest for a sequel (which he did, with DAVID BALFOUR / CATRIONA, in 1893).~This is a copy of the first issue (with "name his business" on p. 40, "nine o'clock" on p. 64, and "Long Islands" on p. 101). The ads also are in the first (April) state (some first-issue copies have the July ads that are present in the second issue). This copy's color is red, one of several used without priority.~This is a very good copy (spine darkened with a little wear, front endpaper slightly cracked); the front endpaper has an inked inscription dated 15 July 1886. Beinecke 378; Princeton 31 (copies 1-4).

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        War and Peace

      Gottsberger, 1886 The first two volumes, published in one book, of the six volume set of the first US edition of this classic. 1886 on title page. This is the first two volumes that were published, followed by four more to complete the entire work. Housed in a collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        Henry James writes that he "shall reserve 'wolf' for tragedy, & bring in a baron on purpose. A wolfing baron is grand…"

      London, Wednesday 1886-1898. 4.5" x 7". "Autograph Letter Signed ""Henry James,"" 3p, 4.5"" x 7"", front & verso of two conjoined sheets. On ""34, De Vere Gardens. W."" stationery. Wednesday, no date, but James lived at this address in flat number 13, on the fourth floor, from 1886 to 1898. Light mounting traces on blank fourth page. Fine condition.To Julian. In full, ""My dear Julian. I am equally indebted to the old Etonian & & to the new. 'Sneak' will bring down the house - I mean, alas, sell the edition. I shall reserve 'wolf' for tragedy, & bring in a baron on purpose. A wolfing baron is grand. But we must let the baronets of comedy only sneak at most 'shark.' Many thanks all round. Won’t you say something quite extraordinarily friendly to Mrs. Seymour for me? Yours ever Henry James""The Etonian was a monthly literary journal produced by Eton scholars, published between 1821 and 1824. This letter may be to author Julian Hawthorne (1846-1934), son of Nathaniel Hawthorne, who was a prolific writer of short stories. Henry James rarely agreed to be interviewed because he did not like publicity, but in 1905, he was interviewed by Julian Hawthorne in Los Angeles. ""Sneak"" may have been a short story, possibly published in an edition of The Etonian. In 1895, Henry James was raised to the peerage as Baron James of Hereford, in the County of Hereford. Julian may have congratulated James, hence, ""Many thanks all round… """

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        Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a report of the Secretary of State relative to the frontier line between Alaska and British Columbia. 49th Congress, 1st Session, Executive Document No. 143.

      Washington: Government Printing Office, 1886. - 8vo., (9 ¼ x 6 1/8 inches). 4 fine folding lithographed maps (short tear near mount of Map 4). Modern quarter brown morocco, marbled boards. Provenance: From the distinguished library of Warren Heckrotte, his sale part III, PBA Galleries sale 581, March 10, 2016, Lot 7. First edition, Senate issue. Important report from President Cleveland on the continuing efforts to survey and delineate an accurate boundary between Alaska and British Columbia (Canada). After Alaska was ceded from Russia to the United States in 1867, there was great uncertainty as to the exact border between the Alaska territory and Canada. The report requests a preliminary survey of the boundary line in order to gather the necessary information to create a treaty between the U.S. and Great Britain, appropriating $100,000 for this purpose. The maps include: 1) U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Alaska and Adjoining Territory 1884; 2) A Chart shewing part of the Coast of N.W. America; 3) Portland Canal and Observatory Inlet 1880; and 4) Revilla Gigedo Channel S. E. Alaska 1885. Falk, 1884-10 (Map 1). Falk, 1880-12 (Map 3). Falk, 1885-7 (Map 4). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Recueil de 24 textes et mémoires de J. Van den Gheyn

      1886 - Grand et fort in-8° relié demi-chagrin chamois, dos à cinq nerfs, titre gravé. La plupart des tirés à part sont pourvu de leurs couvertures. Nous ne pouvons citer tous les textes mentionnons seulement : Les populations danubiennes (Gand, 1886), 290 pp. - L'homme préhistorique d'Anvers (Bruxelles, 1886), 15 pp. - L'homme préhistorique dans la Basse Belgique (Bruxelles, 1887), 47 pp. - Auger Busbecq et les goths orientaux (Bruges, 1888), 22 pp. - Saint Théognius évêque de Bétélie en Palestine (Paris, 1891) - L'origine asiatique de la race noire (Bruxelles, 1891), 39 pp. - Les bantous essai de linguistique et d'ethnographie africaines (1892), 39 pp. - Les pygmées (Louvain, 1895), 25 pp. - Ethnographie du Diaka - Ethnogrraphie et linguistique - les races et les langues . Joseph Marie Martin Van den Gheyn, né le 25 mai 1854 à Gand (Belgique) et décédé le 29 janvier 1913 à Bruxelles, est un prêtre jésuite belge. Bollandiste, il est connu comme ethnologue, anthropologue, paléographe et sanscritologue. Né à Gand, Joseph Van den Gheyn fait d'excellentes études secondaires avant d'entrer au noviciat des jésuites le 27 septembre 1871. Ses premiers articles publiés à partir de 1878 dans des revues françaises et belges sont rassemblés en un volume intitulé Essais de mythologie et philologie comparée (1885). En 1882-1883, il se trouve au collège de Bruxelles. L'année 1888 marque un tournant dans la carrière de Van den Gheyn. Il a 34 ans. Le 21 juin il est désigné pour rejoindre le groupe des bollandistes. Il collabore durant dix-sept ans à la publication des Acta Sanctorum (1888-1905). Il contribue particulièrement au deuxième volume des Acta Sanctorum du mois de novembre (Acta Sanctorum novembris). Concomitamment il enseigne le sanscrit à Paris de 1888 à 1891 à l'Institut catholique de Paris. En tant qu'anthropologue, il s'intéresse particulièrements aux races humaines et développe des théories qui désormais sont considérées comme entièrement dépassées, particulièrement celles concernant l'origine asiatique de la "race" noire et celles concernant ce qu'on appelait erronément à l'époque la "race aryenne". Van den Gheyn devient alors bibliographe et rédige son monumental catalogue des manuscrits, toujours utilisé actuellement. Ce catalogue reste son œuvre majeure. En 1896, il est appelé à diriger le cabinet des manuscrits de la Bibliothèque royale de Belgique dont il devient le conservateur en chef le 2 juillet 1909. En 1911 Van den Gheyn est le premier président de la Katholieke Vlaamsche Hoogeschooluitbreiding. Mais bientôt malade il doit renoncer à ses fonctions (fin décembre 1912). Il décède un mois plus tard, le 29 janvier 1913, dans sa petite chambre du Collège Saint-Michel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Treasure Island

      Cassell & Company, 1886, 1886 The true first printing of the first illustrated edition. A very rare book, there is no other first printing of this edition for sale on ABE. Cassell and Company, 1886. 1886 on the title page and no mention of how many thousands printed, thus a first printing of this, the first illustrated edition. Published three years after the first edition of the unillustrated book, 1883. Very good in a custom-made slipcase.. Illustrated Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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      Funk & Wagnalls, New York, London 1886 - Octavo, pp. [1-3] 4-172 [173-176: ads], two inserted plates and three inserted maps (one folded), original cream wrappers with color illustration (a chromolithograph) on front cover. First edition. An imaginary future history presented as a series of lectures given in Denver in the Winter of 1932-33 by Colorado Congressman John W. Minor, a participant in the German-American War of 1890-91. "An imaginary war in 1890-1891 between the United States and several European allies and the three empires -- Germany, Russia, and Austria -- leads to a United States of Europe and worldwide reform, to 'a regenerated humanity . daily advancing toward a higher standard of civilization .'" - Lewis, Utopian Literature , p. 124. ". a richly textured narrative which merits study as an exercise in imaginary history." - Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 569. Lewis notes that this anonymous work is "often attributed to George Lynde Catlin." Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 203. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Bleiler (1978), p. 140. Reginald 10169. Not in Negley or Wright. Not in the Eaton catalogue. Old library pocket on inside rear cover, spine panel perished, covers loose, text block, printed on decent paper stock, is not brittle or darkened, a very good copy of a fragile book. Rare. (#153370) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        eines französischen Webmeisters des späten 19. Jahrhunderts. Enthält zu den 25 lose eingelegten Stoffmustern genaue und ausführliche handschriftliche Mengenangaben zu deren jeweiliger Herstellung. Die Stoffmuster teils fast blattgroß (28 x 17 cm), teils kleiner (9 x 6 cm). Gut lesbare Handschrift in brauner Tinte auf kariertem Papier (29 x 19 cm).

      Wohl Lyon, auf dem Umschlag datiert 1886. - 72 meist beidseitig beschriebene Bl., 27 unbeschriebene Bl., in einem sehr einfachen Papierumschlag (dieser etwas angestaubt und knittrig), Folio. Offensichtlich in der Praxis einer Manufaktur entstandenes Handbuch mit genauen Mengenangaben für die "Remettage". Die herzustellenden Stoffe sind aufwendige Velours- (bzw. Plüsch-) Satinmischungen (velours, peluche) und Seidenstoffe, bzw. gerippter Taft (faille, satin cannelé), in teils leuchtenden Farben, überraschenden Farbzusammenstellungen und filigranen Dessins. Zur Bedeutung der Velours- und Seidenstoffproduktion in Lyon vergl. Caroline Lebeau, Fabrics. The decorative Art of Textiles, 2004, S. 72ff.; zur Geschichte der gemusterten Stoffe im 19. Jahrhundert vergl. Bernard Tassinari, La Soie à Lyon, 2012, S.57 f. -Innen stellenweise etwas gebräunt, sonst wohlerhalten.

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        The George Catlin Indian Gallery in the U.S. National Museum (Smithsonian Institution) with Memoir and Statistics.

      Smithsonian Institution, Washington 1886 - Contains sections on Indian Portrairs ( Pages11-230), Landscapes ( Pages231-383), Customs, Dress, Habits & Manners ( Pages388-421), Catlin's Itinerary ( Pages423-700), Memoir of Catlin ( Pages701-718), and various other reports covering India Matters ( Pages718-915). 7 Pages, 939 Pages, 140 plates, 4 folding maps. Collated and checked. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not an offprint or a reprint. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Smithsonian Institution; United States; 19th century; Custer. Inventory No: 197045. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Louis Agassiz His Life and Correspondence.

      8vo. 2 vols. Original blue cloth, gilt lettering to spines; pp. xi, 400, [8, pubs. list of works by Agassiz] & ix, 401-794, [6, pubs. list of works by Agassiz], 8 plates, frontispiece in each volume; near fine. Provenance: presentation copy, inscribed to front blank of each volume to Sara P. Lowell Blake from Mrs Agassiz, and with her calling card pasted at front of vol. I with the message ?My dear Sally - I have wished to bring these vols. to you myself - I leave them with a great deal of love from your old friend, and am so sorry dear not to see you & to hear that you are ill, Your loving E.C.A.? Sara Putnam Lowell Blake was the daughter of John Amory Lowell, the founder of the Lowell Institute where Louis Agassiz was a celebrated guest lecturer. It was probably at the Institute that Eliza first met Sally. Second edition. A biography of the naturalist and geologist Louis Agassiz (1807-1873) by his second wife. Elizabeth Agassiz accompanied her husband on his visit to Europe in 1859, and also on his expeditions to Brazil (1865-6) and to the Strait of Magellan (1871-2). Her biography first appeared in 1885, and presentation copies of any edition are uncommon. Agassiz's views are expressed trenchantly throughout, not least his opinion of Darwinism: "My recent studies have made more adverse than ever to the new scientific doctrines which are flourishing now in England... I trust to outlive this mania also" (p. 647).

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        Les grandes man?uvres de l'armée russe. Souvenir du camp de Krasnoé-Sélo 1884.

      Imperial folio (48 x 35 cm). Original grey half-cloth over printed boards with vignette; pp. 32, highly illustrated, including 6 full-page wood-engravings and vignette on title; boards a little worn and spotted, offsetting from endpapers to half-title and much less to title, and to last leaf, inoffensive crease marks to upper outer corners. Very rare first edition of this splendid pictorial and almost poetic memento of the Imperial Army manoeuvre in the vicinity of the recreational suburb of the capital, where the Emperor oversaw the annual military exercise. The French academic painter and military artist Detaille, renowned for his precision, designed in 1912 the new uniforms of the French army and after his death bequeathed an impressive collection of uniforms and other militaria to the Musée de l'Armée in Paris.

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        Also Sprach Zarathustra I-III (First Collected Edition of Zarathustra in Original Wrappers)

      Leipzig: Fritzsch, 1886. First collected edition. Wraps. Very Good +. First Collected Edition of Zarathustra in Original WrappersNIETZSCHE, Friedrich. Also Sprach Zarathustra I-III. E.W. Fritzsch, Leipzig, 1886. 3 parts in 1. TP + 1 leaf + 5-114 + 2 leaves + 1-101 + 2 leaves + 103 + [1]-119 Octavo. First Edition, Second Issue. Schaberg 45. PMM 370 (for 1st issue). Original Wrappers!The first appearance together of the first three parts of Nietzsche's masterpiece one of the most influential works of German literature. This issue was created by using the left-over printed sheet from the first edition (which had previously been issued separately), canceling the original title-pages and adding a new single-volume title (teils titelauflage) to the first part and half-titles to the other two parts. (Part IV was not publicly printed until 1891). Scarce copy in original wrappers. Thus Spoke Zarathustra is one of Nietzsche's most famous works, and Nietzsche regarded it as among his most significant. Thoroughly studied and re-studied by scholars throughout the 20th century, the character of Zarathustra stands as a figure marking the end of Modernity by some (i.e., Heidegger), the beginning of Post-Modernity by others (i.e., Derrida); the text, a personal soteriological narrative of Nietzsches own self-overcoming, and a parable for others towards the same transformation. Though Thus Spoke Zarathustra attempts to destroy and replace the Judeo-Christian world-view, Nietzsches style borrows heavily from the Old and New Testament. Nietzsche also adopts myriad metaphors, invoking animals, earth, air, fire, water, celestial bodies, plants, all in the service of describing the spiritual transformation of Zarathustra, a solitary, reflective, exceedingly strong-willed, sage-like, laughing and dancing voice of self-mastery who, accompanied by a proud, sharp-eyed eagle and a wise snake, believed in a mode of being beyond the common human condition but without the need to posit a transcendent other world. Nietzsche refers to this higher mode of being as superhuman (übermenschlich), one that embraces the doctrine of eternal recurrence, a doctrine for only the strongest who can love life in its entirety, who embrace their suffering and would only again will it to be thus!Inserted between pages 14 & 15 of Zarathustra III (with resulting minor discoloration to those pages), is Schmeitzners printed and folded sheet advertising all of Nietzsches books up to Zarathustra II on the outside page with details on Zarathustra III handwritten in by someone at the publishers offices. The interior and rear page contain ads for other books published by Schmeitzner, including works by Franz Overbeck and Paul Rée. Clearly, this was inserted into copies of Zarathustra III by Schmeitzner after printing and remained there unnoticed throughout the reformatting as the second issue by Fritzsch in 1886. CONDITION: Very good or better in original printed wrappers. Untrimmed pages with wide margins. Clean pages. Housed in custom clamshell box. CONDITION: Very good or better in original printed wrappers. Untrimmed pages with wide margins. Clean pages. Housed in custom clamshell box.PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

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        LA PHOTOGRAPHIE EN BALLON. Avec une épreuve photoglyptique du cliché obtenu par MM. Gaston Tissandier et Jacques Ducom, a 600 mètres au-dessus de l'Ile Saint-Louis, a Paris.

      Gauthier-Villars, Paris 1886 - 8vo., vii, 52, (1) pp., Frontispiece photograph with printed overlay key, and 9 illustrations in text. Publisher's original printed wrappers which are chipped along the spine and soiled; the text is foxed, original owner's ink stamps on the blank reverse of the front wrapper. A good copy. This work, possibly the first practical manual on aerial photography, includes an historical survey. Gaston Tissandier (1843 - 1899) was a scientific scholar, educator and writer, and photographer. His early interest in ballooning stemmed from his studies in meteorology, with his first ascension on 16 August 1868. There were several notable aerial photographers prior to Tissandier and Jacques Ducom, including J.W. Black in Boston and Nadar in Paris; however, they were in stationary balloons. It was not until faster dry plate emulsions were introduced in 1878 that it became practical to make photographs from a free flowing balloon. "In June 1880 Paul Desmarets obtained two remarkable views of Rouen from a free balloon at a height of 4,200 ft., with an exposure of 1/20 second. Even these views were surpassed by the photographs of Jacques Ducom made five years later in a balloon navigated by Gaston Tissandier. Ducom's view of the Ile Saint-Louis, Paris, from 1,800 ft. leaves absolutely nothing to be desired. Through a magnifying glass people can be counted on the bridge." Gernsheim, The History of Photography., p. 508. Roosens and Salu # 613, likely did not examine a copy of this rare work; they list the pagination as 45 pp with 8 illustrations and the carbon frontis. WorldCat locates only 4 copies, with none in North America. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Erlebnisse im Hinterlande von Angra-Pequena. Dem Volke erzählt von J. Olpp, Rheinischem Missionar.

      Barmen, Verlag der Rheinischen Missions-Gesellschaft, 1886. - Erstausgabe (nur diese Ausgabe mit Karte!). Original-Halbleinwand, schwarzer Leinenrücken und hellgrünlichblauer Kartondeckel, 8°, 218 Seiten, eine mehrfach gefaltete Karte des Herero-(Damara-) und Namaqua-Landes an der Westküste Süd-Afrikas nach den im Besitze der Rhein. Missionsgesellschaft befindlichen Original-Aufnahmen entworfen von H. Wackernagel, Einband berieben, Seiten gebräunt, handschr. Name auf Titel, sehr ordentliches Exemplar der seltenen Schrift, zumal in Erstausgabe und komplett mit Karte. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        SUD-ITALIENISCHE FLIESEN-ORNAMENTE. Nach Originalaufnahmen.


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        LE CHEVAL. Extérieur : régions, pied, proportions, aplombs, allures, âge, aptitudes, robes, tares, vices, vente et achat, examen critique des oeuvres d'art équestre, etc. Structure et fonctions : situation, rapports, structure anatomique et rôle physiologique de chaque organe. Races : origine, divisions, caractères, production et amélioration. [2 volumes].

      1886 - Paris, Baillière, 1886. Deux volumes grand in-quarto (230 X 290) percaline vert lierre, encadrements à froid sur les plats, auteur, titre et nom de l'éditeur dorés sur le premier plat et au dos, atlas contenant un portefeuille en toile verte et carton au second contreplat (reliure de l'éditeur). Volume de texte : XXIV-703 pages - Atlas : 48 pages, 16 planches en couleurs sur vélin fort et 8 accessoires. Cartonnage de l'atlas un peu défraichi. ÉDITION ORIGINALE de cet «ouvrage important, bien documenté et bien illustré » (Mennessier de La Lance). Le volume de texte est illustré de 172 figures dans le texte et l'atlas contient une préface de Mathias Duval, un texte d'explication des planches par Eugène Alix, 16 PLANCHES hors-texte coloriées, découpées et superposées d'après nature par Edouard Cuyer, dont une PLANCHE À SYSTÈME (planche n°VI) placée in fine sous portefeuille et accompagnée de 8 planches accessoires permettant de figurer le cheval en différentes allures : galop, ruade, cabrer, saut, reculer, amble, trot, et pas. (Mennessier de La Lance, I, 14). BEL EXEMPLAIRE de cet OUVRAGE RARE, au volume de texte en parfait état et aux planches de l'atlas intactes. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, The Astronomer-Poet of Persia Rendered into English verse by with an accompaniment of drawings by Elihu Vedder

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company & London: Bernard Quaritch, [c.1886]. Folio. 55 plates including the title, followed by 15 pp of text. Some foxing, brief later inscription to fly leaf, armorial bookplate of [Lieutenant-Colonel Sir] George Roos-Keppel. Original decorative cloth, a little dull and mark, rebacked retaining the original backstrip.

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        Alice's Adventures Under Ground, being a facsimile of the original ms. book afterwards developed into 'alice's adventures in wonderland

      MacMillan & Co Ltd, 1886. Hardcover. Acceptable. 1886. 95 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth with gilt lettering. Severely hinge cracked whereby shell is detached from binding. Loose pages at rear with intermittent dog-eared corners. Pen and pencil marking at endpapers with scoring at front. Contains B&W illustrations by the author with gilt trim along page edges. Tanning along spine with splitting along edges. Noticeable bumping, rubbing and scuffing to spine ends and to corners with noticeable rubbing, scuffing, water marking and wear along edges and over surfaces. Dark brown smudge marks at front.

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        Arizona Champion Newspaper October 16, 1886

      Flagstaff, Arizona. Very Good. 1886. Newspaper. A scarce early issue of the Arizona Champion from October 16, 1886. Tears up to two inches, chips, penciled margin notes, and margin dampstains. Leaves are separated. One editorial discusses how Geronimo has been more popular since his surrender than before it, with another report from a former governor stating that General Miles' conditional surrender was best for peace. There is a notice from early Grand Canyon tourist guide and developer John Hance stating his claim to land at Grand Canyon. Another column answers the question "Are Cowboys Degenerating?", and one article argues that Flagstaff really needs a bank. Two other columns feature the illustrated brands and a reward proclamation for the Mogollon Live Stock Protective Association, with the brands of many well-known early Flagstaff ranchers. A timetable of the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad, a company instrumental in the land deals and settlement of northern Arizona, is on the front page. The Arizona Champion was published in Flagstaff from 1884-1891, when it became the Coconino Sun. The paper recorded much on northern Arizona's early ranching industry and development. ; 23 1/2" x 17 1/4"; 4 pp .

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        Autograph Letter Signed to [William] Archer (drama critic, 1856-1924), 3 pages 8vo on conjoint leaves (some slight foxing), Florence, 1 January 1886.

      - Thanking Archer for the text of a document from which he plans to quote, and referring to the 'London misfortunes' [of Robert Louis Stevenson]. '. One doesn't easily obtain news of Skerryvore, but I gather, dimly, that its master has somewhat recovered his London misfortunes. He returns from the dead so often that I can't but think that some really fruitful life is in store for him yet. .' 'It was very kind of you to supply me with the very text of the desired document & a trouble I didn't mean to impress upon you. I have much enjoyed reading it again, & shall take the liberty of keeping it awhile, as the spirit will probably move me to quote from it. .'William Archer (1856-1924) was an influential theatre critic at the time, and was eager to encourage novelists to work on the stage. He was fluent in Norwegian and his translations of Henrik Ibsen's work brought social drama to the English stage. From 1890 onwards, James turned to the theatre in order to sustain his income, and rewrote his early novel The American for Edward Compton's Compton Comedy Theatre. He found play writing a struggle compared with novels, complaining to a colleague that it was 'The thirst for gold that is pushing me along this dishonourable path.' Archer came to the opening of the production at Southport - his support did much to allay James' anxieties for his play (Henry James: The Middle Years, 1884-1894, by Leon Edel).The 'Skerryvore' acquaintance is undoubtedly Robert Louis Stevenson. Stevenson lived in Bournemouth with his wife Fanny between 1884 and 1887, and James was one of the first and most frequent visitors to Skerryvore, the property that Thomas Stevenson brought as a wedding gift for his daughter-in-law. James and Stevenson had become close acquaintances after James' publication Art of Fiction in Longman's Magazine, in which James defended the true purpose of the novel. Stevenson followed up with A Humble Remonstrance, and his supportive manifesto led to an exchange of letters followed by a meeting in 1885. It was in 1886 that Stevenson achieved world-wide success with his 'shilling shocker', Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.Skerryvore was the home of Robert Louis Stevenson from 1885 to 1887, most of that time spent in ill health. James and Stevenson met when the latter replied to an essay by the former published in Longman's Magazine in 1884. They became close friends and James became a frequent and most welcome visitor to Skerryvore. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Zeitschrift des Mitteldeutschen Kunstgewerbevereins. Nebst Vereinsmitteilungen. Erster Jahrgang 1886; Zweiter Jahrgang 1887; Dritter Jahrgang 1888; Zeitschrift des Mitteldeutschen Kunstvereins Neue Folge Erster Jahrgang 1890 (Kunstgewerbeblatt); Neue Folge Dritter Jahrgang 1891/92 (Kunstgewerbeblatt); Neue Folge Vierter Jahrgang 1892/93 (Kunstgewerbeblatt); Neue Folge, Sechster Jahrgang 1894/95 (Kunstgewerbeblatt); Neue Folge, Siebter Jahrgang 1895/96 (Kunstgewerbeblatt); Neue Folge, Zehnter Jahrgang 1898/99 (Kunstgewerbeblatt); Kunstgewerbeblatt herausgegeben von Karl Hoffacker, Neue Folge, Elfter Jahrgang 1900; Kunstgewerbeblatt, Neue Folge Zwölfter Jahrgang 1901; Kunstgewerbeblatt, Neue Folge Vierzehnter Jahrgang 1903; Kunstgewerbeblatt,

      Frankfurt am Main, Mitteldeutscher Kunstgewerbeverein; Leipzig, Seemann, 1886-. - 252, 51; 252, 64; 226,60; 120,59; 156, 31; 232, 51; 224, 62; 196, 62; 240, 66; 240; 72; 240, 56; 244, 58; 236, 60; 240, 60; 244, 58; 240, 64; 240, 60; 60, 244; 240, 66; 239, 42 S. Im 4. Jahrgang Neue Folge auf S. 34 angeheftete lithographische Tafel mit Lösungsspuren. 10. Jahrgang Neue Folge unten mit Wasserrand, Papier etwas wellig. Kunstgewerbeblatt 11. Jahrgang, Überzugspapier auf Vorderseite wellig, auf freiem Platz und gelegentlich an den Seitenrändern Kinderkritzeleien in Bleistift, es fehlen die S. 135/136 und 161-168. 12. Jahrgang Kleine Mitteilungen sind separat hinten beigebunden und aus dem Seitenzusammenhang genommen. 14. Jahrgang Vorsätze angeschmutzt, fleckig und mit Kinderkritzeleien in Bleistift. Bis S. 15 mit größerem Fleck.Kleine Mitteilungen sind separat hinten beigebunden und aus dem Seitenzusammenhang genommen. 15. Jahrgang, wasserrandig und welliges Papier. Kleine Mitteilungen sind separat hinten beigebunden und aus dem Seitenzusammenhang genommen. 17. Jahrgang Bindung gelockert, einige Seiten vorgefallen. Kunstgewerbliche Rundschau separat hinten beigebunden und aus dem Seitenzusammenhang genommen. 18. Jahrgang Kunstgewerbliche Rundschau separat hinten beigebunden und aus dem Seitenzusammenhang genommen. 20. Jahrgang es fehlen die S. 7 und 8. 22. Jahrgang Einige Seiten mit Einrissen. Es fehlen die Seiten 83-86, 135-136, 167-168. 24. Jahrgang Kinderkritzeleien in Bleistift auf den Vorsätzen. Es fehlen die Seiten 45-50. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 80000 30 x 23 cm, ab 1896 34 x 26 cm, Halbleinen [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Mayor of Casterbridge The Life and Death of a Man of Character

      Macmillan and Co., London 1886 - Inscribed 24th June 1887. This book was published the same year as The First Edition was printed. The book is in one volume and is 5 inches by 7 and 3 eights. Or 125 mm by 190 mm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LOS ANGELES CITY And COUNTY DIRECTORY 1886 - 7. In Three Parts

      Los Angeles, California: A. A. Bynon, Publishers. The Times-Mirror Company, Printers and Binders, 1886. 1st edition thus (Rocq 2665). 6th such Directory overall, with the first published in 1872. Modern brown leather spine over printed paper boards. Speckled edges. Boards with some staining & minor rubs. Bit of light foxing to eps. A Very Good copy.. 312 [= 322], 282, [4], [15] - 211, [1] pp. 8vo. Tuition at USC, $12 per term. My, how times have changed.

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        Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

      London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1886., 1886. FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp.141; [1], blank. Bound without the advertisement in full speckled brown calf with raised bands and red title label to spine. One or two tiny marks within; externally fine. 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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