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        Signed Photo 1935

      Brazilian composer (1887-1959), who was also conductor, one of the most important composers in Brazil during the 20th century. He was very prolific and creater over 200 works. Signed photo, inscribed and dated in Rio de Jaineiro in 1935. Signed on front and stamped on verso by photographer Wilenski, Buenos Aires. Size is 7.5 x 9 inches, jagged borders, scraches around several parts, not affecting the signature or his image, in very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Tamino Autographs]
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        Boswell's Life of Johnson.

      Oxford: The Clarendon Press,, 1887. Including Boswell's journal of a tour to the Hebrides and Johnson's diary of a journey into North Wales. 6 volumes, octavo (230 x 150 mm). Recent tan half morocco, marbled paper boards, red morocco label to spines, compartments decorated and ruled in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut. Engraved portrait frontispieces with tissue guards to volumes I-III and V, numerous engraved and folding facsimile plates to contents, folding colour map to volume V. Endpapers tanned at edges, contents occasionally lightly foxed, small tear to fore edges of volume I leaf Kk1-4, overall a bright and clean set in excellent condition. First Hill edition. By 1887 Hill was an established commentator of both Johnson and Boswell's works, having published Dr Johnson, his Friends and his Critics (1878) and an edition of Boswell's correspondence (1879). The Clarendon Press accepted Hill's proposal for a new edition of Boswell's Life in 1881, and the six volume text – the product of almost twelve years of work – was published in 1887. "The edition was lauded as a masterpiece of spacious editing" and "an unparalleled example of industry and completeness" (ODNB).

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1887 - 1887 Original Paperback Wisden, Facsimile Spine

      1887. This lot is an 1887 Original Paperback Wisden with a Facsimile Spine. In Very Good Condition. The covers are very good, a couple of small marks, a couple are a touch ugly but decent enough covers, there is some wear to page ii at the base (or rear of the cover). The spine is expertly made and internally the pages are very respectable, a touch of foxing which is pretty normal for a book from the 1880s. Tightly bound with minimal trimming.

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        OUR HUNDRED DAYS IN EUROPE

      Houghton Mifflin, Boston 1887 - Gray green pictorial cloth, t.e.g. (BAL's binding A). Binding a bit darkened at spine, a few rubs and nicks at edges, but a good, sound copy. First U.S. edition (the British edition preceded). From the library of the eminent literary agent, A.P. Watt, with his bookplate. An inscribed presentation copy: "Mr. A.P. Watt With the kind remembrance of Oliver Wendell Holmes. Boston, Nov. 5th 1887." The inscription postdates that in the copy Holmes inscribed to his son by five days. In the passage in the text (p.242) relating to Holmes' befuddled confusion of 'Watt' with 'Watts' while in London, the initials 'A.P.' have been inserted in pencil in an unknown hand to make the distinction plain. Alexander P. Watt (d. 1914); English literary agent; founded the agency, A.P. Watt & Son, in 1885. Holmes first visited England during his years as a medical student in Paris (1833-35). Fifty years later he returned as an esteemed literary figure, to receive honorary doctorates from both Cambridge and Oxford. The friendly chorus that greeted him during his 1886 English tour included Edmund Gosse, who wrote in a letter to Richard Watson Gilder on 18 June 1886: "I have just come from the breakfast given to Dr. O.W. Holmes at St. John's College. The dear little man, in his scarlet doctor's gown, with flying pink ribbands, looked beaming, and made a delicious speech which nobody took down. He said that what he had enjoyed most in England was the sense of antiquity over all things, 'like the lichen on an old wall, or, better still, like the patina on an old coin'. He has had a triumph over here, and his heart rejoices, as one can see." Holmes' own impressions of this "happy summer" abroad, are recorded in OUR HUNDRED DAYS IN EUROPE (1887). See Mattheisen and Millgate, TRANSATLANTIC DIALOGUE (Austin: University of Texas Press, [1965], p. 188). BAL 9006.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature, ABAA]
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        Keraban the Inflexible. Part I: The Captain of the Guidara, and Part II: Scarpante the Spy

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington, 1887 - 2 volumes, Second Editions. Publisher's binding of dark green cloth illustrated in black and titled in gilt to spines and upper boards; yellow end papers. Generously illustrated with black and white plates. Spine of Part I rubbed; very light edgewear and slight lean to both volumes; gutters starting but books sound. Rear free end paper of Part II missing. Same neat ownership to both volumes. One page of 'List of books by Jules Verne', undated, to reverse of title page Part I and to last page Part II. A difficult title. Very good indeed. Held in a custom made protective green cloth slipcase. One of the scarcest Verne titles. Myers, 32. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Ltd, PBFA, ABA, ILAB]
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        A Manual of Orchidaceous Plants Cultivated Under Glass in the British Isles (Two volumes)

      Royal Exotic Nursery, 544, King's Road, Chelsea: James Veitch & Sons 1887-1894. Ten parts (seperately paginated) issued in two bound volumes, very well illustrated with 72 plates (including 23 double sided, and 3 folding), 13 coloured maps (including 10 folding), and many other text engravings, pp 160, 82, 104, 134, 108, 194, 80, 137, 142, 108 + glossary, a little slight foxing and spotting here and there, a small contemporary magazine article on Masdevallia has been neatly bound in on a stub, several more in the Cyprepedium section, a contemporary inscription on the front endpaper, otherwise very clean internally, decorated brown cloth showing only very slight signs of use, a tiny snag to the spine of the first volume near the lower joint, otherwise very good. [One of the most luxurious of all practical orchid books; possibly the best set I have ever had in stock.]. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Mike Park Ltd]
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        The Friend of the Family; and The Gambler. Translated from the Russian by Frederick Whishaw.

      London: Vizetelly & Co, 1887 - 2 works bound in one volume, octavo. Original olive-green cloth, spine and front board lettered and ruled in black and red, publisher's device and three-line frame to rear board in blind, blue-green coated endpapers. Armorial bookplate to front pastedown. Rubbed, spine rolled and darkened, front and rear inner hinges cracked but still holding firm, faint finger-marking to title but overall contents bright. A very good copy. First edition in English of the author's two novels. The Gambler was originally published in Russia in 1867, The Friend of the Family (also known as The Village of Stepanchikovo), in 1859. Scarce, only one copy is recorded to have appeared at auction in the past forty years. Number XXII in the Vizetelly's One Volume Novels series.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Die Kriegszüge des Germanicus in Deutschland. [AND:] Nachtrag. [TWO VOLUMES].

      Berlin, R. Gaertners Verlagsbuchhandlung; Herman Heyfelder, 1887-89. - Two volumes. Crown quarto. Pp. ix, (iii), 566, (2), plus 5 folding lithograph maps bound at end; 215, with one map to the text. Uniformly bound in the original printed wrappers, frayed and chipped, shelf-label to each spine, minute stamp and blind stamp to each volume. In good condition. Untrimmed copy, preserved in the original state. ~ First edition. Karl Ludwig Friedrich Knoke (1844-1928). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        Naturegeschichte des Pflanzenreiches nach dem Linneschen System

      Stuttgart: J.F. Schreiber, 1887. 4th edition revised. Hardcover. Orig. illustrated boards and red cloth spine. Very good.. 77 pages in text. 33 x 22 1/2 cm. Fifty-four hand-colored double-paged plates contains more than 650 individual botanical examples. Register of German Botanical Names. Plates and text clean, backstrip and corners worn.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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        A Descriptive Handbook of Modern Water-Colour Pigments - Illustrated with Seventy-Two Colour Washes Skilfully Graded by Hand on Whatman's Drawing Paper - With an Introductory Essay on the Recent Water-Colour Controversy - No.43

      Winsor and Newton, Limited, London 1887 - Date basedon that given at the end of "Preface" - September 1887. Tenty-Third Thousand. Olive green/black cloth hardback - blemished/soiled/tiny pieces missing at spine ends. vii + 71pp. + 6 colour Plates all entitled: "Washes of Artists' Water Colours".+ 8pp, advertisements for "Winsor & Newton's" products. The colour plates are very mildly crinkled. There is a very occasional blemish. There is a detectable strain on the hjinge. Even so, considering the age of the book, a Fair/Good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Makovski Books]
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        Zwischen Menschen, Häusern und Hunden. Lithographie auf chamoisfarbenem Vélin.

      Unten rechts in Blei signiert und datiert, unten links als ?Probedruck? bezeichnet. - Probedruck für die Mappe ?Chimären?, die acht Lithographien von Gleichmann umfaßt. Sie erschien in hundert Exemplaren als X. Mappe der Galerie Flechtheim. - An den dadaistischen George Grosz erinnernde Straßenszene. - Der im Ersten Weltkrieg verwundete Otto Gleichmann (1887-1963) wurde 1918 Mitglied der Hannoverschen Sezession, welcher auch Kurt Schwitters angehörte. Er galt als Einzelgänger des deutschen Expressionismus. Von den Nazis erhielt er Ausstellungsverbot und wurde auf der Ausstellung ?Entartete Kunst? gezeigt. - Ränder gering knickspurig, guter Zustand. - Unter Passepartout. - Vgl. Vollmer II, 257.

      [Bookseller: Rotes Antiquariat]
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        Originalfotografie. Brustbild im Oval. Albumin auf Verlagskarton mit mehrz. eigenh. Widmung u. Unterschrift des Komponisten ("Meiner lieben Pauline. Hofgärtnerei. F. Liszt") unterhalb der Darstellung. Photographie von Louis Held; Weimar um 1885, Kabinettformat 14,5 x 10 cm.

      - Vintage Albuminabzug.- Auf der Rückseite handschriftlich vermerkt: "Paulie Apel dreißigjährige Dienerin von Liszt".- Pauline Apel diente Franz Liszt seit ihrem 18. Lebensjahr. Vom Mai 1887 bis zu ihrem Tod 1926 leitete sie das Weimarer Liszt-Museum im Hofgärtnerhaus, dem früheren Wohnhaus des Komponisten. - Ecken teils etw. bestoßen; Widmung stark verblasst.# Vintage, albumen print, mounted on cardboard.- Cabinet photograph by Louis Held with multi-line handwritten dedication u. Signature of the composer.- From the possession of his longtime housekeeper, Pauline Apel (on the back side with a multi-line handwritten note). She continued to live in the live in the Hofgartnerei after Liszt's death, became the official in-house tourist guide to the exhibition.- The dedication of Liszt strongly faded.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Johannes Müller]
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        Estate Papers Relating to the Hamilton Estate of Baron Holmpatrick in County Carlow: Erindale Circa 1887-1910

      - This small archive contains circa 120 documents relating to part of the Hamilton Carlow Estate i.e. Erindale from circa 1887-1910 & maybe a couple beyond that period. Among the papers are: An assignment folio size mss. deed dated 17th August, 1877 in which Erindale is Assigned to James Dolan of Bennkerry, Carlow, a Yeoman; A mss. folio size deed dated 22nd October, 1887 titled the "Surrender of Erindale" by Mr, James to Dolan to The Right Hon. Ion T. Hamilton. There are numerous papers relating to repairs & maintenance of Erindale including architects letters and comments & numerous letters from Major Strickland of The Elms, Fermoy, Co. Cork all re Erindale. There is also an architect's plan by Frederick Shaw, Architect & Surveyor, Drogheda dated Feb 25th 1895 with proposed additions and alterations to Erindale House. The plan has fold creases & tears along the folds. Erindale House was built about 1810 and its first owner was the Duke of Wellington.

      [Bookseller: Dublin Bookbrowsers]
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        Boswell's Life of Johnson. Including Boswell's journal of a tour to the Hebrides and Johnson's diary of a journey into North Wales.

      Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1887 - 6 volumes, octavo (230 x 150 mm). Recent tan half morocco, marbled paper boards, red morocco label to spines, compartments decorated and ruled in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut. Endpapers tanned at edges, contents occasionally lightly foxed, small tear to fore edges of volume I leaf Kk1-4, overall a bright and clean set in excellent condition. Engraved portrait frontispieces with tissue guards to volumes I-III and V, numerous engraved and folding facsimile plates to contents, folding colour map to volume V. First Hill edition. By 1887 Hill was an established commentator of both Johnson and Boswell's works, having published Dr Johnson, his Friends and his Critics (1878) and an edition of Boswell's correspondence (1879). The Clarendon Press accepted Hill's proposal for a new edition of Boswell's Life in 1881, and the six volume text – the product of almost twelve years of work – was published in 1887. "The edition was lauded as a masterpiece of spacious editing" and "an unparalleled example of industry and completeness" (ODNB).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Mittheilungen über das Tesdorpfsche Geschlecht

      Knorr & Hirth München 1887 ( Verfasser, Verlag und Erscheinungsjahr ermittelt nach dem Karlsruher Virtuellen Katalog ) 3 n.n. Blätter, 181 Seiten. Mit einer farbigen Wappenfrontispiztafel in Chromolithographie ( Hausmarke des Peter Tesdorpf ) sowie einigen Tafeln ( Holzstich-Ansicht der Insel Neuwerk – Holzstich-Tafel Johann Tessdorff - Lübeck gegen Ende des 17. Jahrhunderts - Porträt Peter Hinrich Tesdorpf – Holzstichtafel: Porträt Johann Matthäus Tesdorpf - Handschriften-Tafel in Faksimile ) und 7 ausfaltbaren Stammtafeln, Oldr mit goldgeprägtem Rückenschildchen auf dem schmalen Einbandrücken und umlaufendem Farbschnitt, Klein4° ( 25,5 x 19 cm ). Inhalt: *Vom Ursprung und von den drei ältesten, gemeinschaftlichen Vorvätern des ganzen Tesdorpf`schen Geschlechts / Von der ersten Theilung des Geschlechts in zweit und später in fünf Linien bis zum Jahre 1806 ( Erstürmung Lübecks ) / Vom Jahre 1806 ( Erstürmung Lübecks ) bis zur Mitte des Jahrhunderts / Kurze Mitteilungen über die weitere Nachfolge in den fünf Linien bis zur Gegenwart.* Vorn inliegend einige weitere Dokumente sowie ein Handschreiben des Carl Tesdorpf als Danksagung vom Februar 1953. Der Einband lichtrandig, etwas fleckig und angestaubt. Innen wenige Seiten gering fleckig oder stockfleckig, die ausfaltbaren Stammtafeln teils angerändert. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 850 Gramm ) ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage – further pics at request ). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Tesdorpf, Tesdorp, Google, Familie, Familienstammbaum, Stammbaum, Genealogie, Peter Tesdorpf, Oscar Tesdorpf, Lübeck, Hanse, Tesdorph, Mitteilungen, Tessdorpf, Bürgermeister, Lübecker

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Die elektrischen Fische. Nach neuen Untersuchungen anatomisch-zoologisch dargestellt. 2 Bände.

      Leipzig Veit -90 1887 - (41 x 29,5 cm). VI (2) 90 S./ IV (2) 146 S. Mit 33 Abbildungen und 32 lithographierten Tafeln. Original-Halbleinwandbände, unaufgeschnitten. Einzige Ausgabe. - Der erste Band behandelt den Malopterurus electricus und der zweite Band die Torpedineen. - Fritsch (1838-1927), Assistent am Anatomischen Institut und später Professor für Physiologie in Berlin, untersucht seit 1875 elektrische Fische. In den Jahren 1881 und 1882 bereist er Ägypten und die östlichen Mittelmeerländer im Auftrag der Akademie der Wissenschaften, um die Elektrizität bei Fischen zu untersuchen. - Verlagsstempel auf den Einbänden und Titeln. Einbände etwas berieben und bestoßen. Innen sehr sauber und sehr gut erhalten. - DSB 5, 195; Dean I, 423; Nissen ZBI, 1445

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber]
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        Fawsley Hall Original Architectural Drawings

      Printed 1880 - 1887 , 1887. Fawsley Hall and landscape park was created by the Knightley family. Richard Knightley, a well-to-do Staffordshire lawyer, bought the manor of Fawsley in 1416. His grandson Richard, knighted by Henry VII, built the first wing of the present house. 6 original architecture drawings from Fawsley Hall on hand made wove paper 'J. Whatman, Turkey Mill, 1880 and 1883' watermarks. Comprising: Small colour plan circa 1840 14½'' x 10¼''. Large colour plan 1880 22½'' x 15¼'' copied by H. Dryden (Sir Henry Dryden) 1883 from a plan by him in 1857 and SIGNED H. Dryden, with tears to the edges. Large single colour plan of the fire place 1883 22½'' x 15¼'' SIGNED H. Dryden, with minor tears to the edges. Monochrome portrait front elevation drawing of the turreted octagonal glass keep 15¼'' x 22½'' SIGNED W. S. 1884 from H. D. 1883. Monochrome close up detail front elevation drawing of the top of the turreted octagonal glass keep 15¼'' x 22½'' showing coat of arms SIGNED W. S. 1884 from H. D. 1883. Small single colour detail of the coat of arms 9'' x 6'' with tear across the top. Drawn to various scales with imperial dimensions. Creases to the edges of the larger drawings, old water stain across the bottom of the large colour plan. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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        Group of eleven Autograph Letters Signed to various correspondents, 1882-1919 where dated From 7 Chelsea Embankment, 4 Marlborough Place, and North House, 69 Eton Avenue.

      - To an unnamed correspondent, sending a contribution to the Artists' Benevolent Fund; to [?Charles] Rossiter, 2 November 1887 (a fortnight before Collier's wife, the daughter of Thomas Henry Huxley, died in Paris), deploring the behaviour of Mr Kelly and the Archbishop of Canterbury who 'seemed to be making a quite unnecessary fuss about the lecture'; a long letter relating to the proceedings of a Council, 1 March '1891' ('your views are entitled to every deference, but rules are rules'); paying a small debt on behalf of his sister, 1893; to Stephen Paget, asking to join the Research Defence Society, 1908; to Mr Barratt about a picture he had given to the Adelaide Art Gallery, 1919; giving thanks to an (unfortunately) unnamed correspondent for praise of his portrait, undated; thanking 'Sybil' for congratulations (on the birth of a 'brat', who is to be called Joan, to his second wife, Ethel, also the daughter of Thomas Henry Huxley (after 1889); offering a frame ('Two guineas as it stands - £3.5 if it were done up pretty thoroughly'); and to his ?sister Rita telling her that the studio was to be cleaned out and that Miss Layard would not be able to visit on Sunday.'. I feel that I can now be satisfied that the idea of your father that I have endeavoured to convey in my portrait will not be a misleading one. It is a great responsibility making a pictorial record of an eminent man and even should the general public approve of it I should not be happy about it unless I had also the approval of his family .'

      [Bookseller: John Wilson Manuscripts Ltd ABA ILAB]
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        The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Including an Autobiographical Chapter. [3 volumes].

      London:: John Murray, 1887., 1887. 3 volumes. 8vo. ix, [1], 394, [4]; [iv], 393, [3]; iv, 418, [2]. Frontis. portraits, index, ads. Original bluish-green blind- and gilt-stamped cloth; spine ends rubbed. Armorial bookplates of Hugh Macdonald Sinclair, ownership signature of C.S. Sherrington. Very good. SIR CHARLES SCOTT SHERRINGTON'S COPY. Second edition. Fifth Thousand. Includes a broad selection of letters to 28 different recipients on a variety of topics, selected by Darwin's son Francis, who was "largely guided by the wish to illustrate [his] father's personal character." Topics include Darwin's early life, "The Foundations of the 'Origin of Species", botanical letters, and many others. Correspondents include Louis Agassiz, H. W. Bates, Thomas Henry Huxley, Asa Gray, and others, along with various family members. PROVENANCE: Sir Charles Scott Sherrington (1857-1952) was an English neurophysiologist, pathologist, and bacteriologist who won the NOBEL PRIZE in Medicine in 1932 for his work on the function of neurons, and served as president of the Royal Society in the early 1920s. Hugh Macdonald Sinclair (1910-1990), was a doctor, medical researcher in nutrition and Master of the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries. He was best known for his lifelong crusade against "bad fats", which he believed to be a primary cause of cancer and heart disease in developed countries.

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        Zwischen Menschen, Häusern und Hunden. Lithographie auf chamoisfarbenem Vélin.

      Unten rechts in Blei signiert und datiert, unten links als ?Probedruck? bezeichnet. - Probedruck für die Mappe ?Chimären?, die acht Lithographien von Gleichmann umfaßt. Sie erschien in hundert Exemplaren als X. Mappe der Galerie Flechtheim. - An den dadaistischen George Grosz erinnernde Straßenszene. - Der im Ersten Weltkrieg verwundete Otto Gleichmann (1887-1963) wurde 1918 Mitglied der Hannoverschen Sezession, welcher auch Kurt Schwitters angehörte. Er galt als Einzelgänger des deutschen Expressionismus. Von den Nazis erhielt er Ausstellungsverbot und wurde auf der Ausstellung ?Entartete Kunst? gezeigt. - Ränder gering knickspurig, guter Zustand. - Unter Passepartout. - Vgl. Vollmer II, 257.

      [Bookseller: Rotes Antiquariat]
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        von Freiburg nach Neustadt.

      Karlsruhe Müller 1887 - (19 x 13 cm). 44 S. Mit 11 (2 mehrfach gefalteten) Tafeln und 1 mehrfach gefalteten lithographierten Karte. Dekorativer Lederband der Zeit mit reicher Deckel- und Innenkantenvergoldung sowie dreiseitigem Goldschnitt. Seltene Festschrift zur Eröffnung des ersten Abschnitts der berühmten Eisenbahnstrecke durch den Schwarzwald, hier in einem ungewöhnlich aufwändig gebundenen Exemplar. - Die beiden gefalteten Tafeln zeigen ein geologisches und ein Höhenprofil. Die restlichen Tafeln meist mit Lichdrucken von Streckenphotographien bzw. von Bahnhofszeichnungen. - Titel verso gestempelt. Einband leicht fleckig, sonst sauber und wohlerhalten [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Deutsche Volkstrachten. Original-Zeichnungen mit erklärendem Text. 2. vermehrte Auflage.

      Leipzig J G Bach (-1890) 1887 - Mit chromolithographischem Titel und 90 chromolithographischen Tafeln. 166 S. 32 x 27 cm. Moderner Halbleinenband. (116). Lipperheide I, 741. - Um zehn Tafeln erweiterte zweite Ausgabe. - Prachtvolles Kostümwerk des Berliner Malers und Kostümkundlers Albert Kretschmer (1825-1891), der auch als Kostümbildner am königlichen Schauspielhaus Berlin tätig war. - Mitunter etwas gebräunt und fleckig. Einige Tafeln verbunden, aber komplett. Titelblatt sowie einige Textseiten und Tafeln im oberen Rand, außerhalb der Darstellung, gestempelt.

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        Papyrus égyptien funéraire hiéroglyphique (T. 77) du Musée d'Antiquités des Pays-Bas à Leide. Publié d'apres le ordres du Gouvernement. (Monuments égyptiens).

      Leide, E. J. Brill, 1887.. Elephant folio (54x38 cm). Title-page on a single-sheet leaf (verso blank), 5 pages of text printed in letterpress, (1) blank. Plus 3 colour lithograph plates. Original printed wrappers, part of front torn-off with no loss of text. In fine condition. Excellent copy, preserved entirely in the original state. ~ First edition. Drawn and lithographed from the stone by T. Hooiberg. Conradus Leemans (1809-1893) was the first Egyptologist to publish a systematic catalogue of all the contents of one of the major European Egyptological collections. He began the great official gouvernment publication of the monuments and papyri in the Leiden collection in 1839, which appeared in parts from then until 1882. Willem Pleyte (1836-1903) was conservator of the Egyptian collections at Leiden, later director of the Museum. A gelatin silver photograph of a section of the actual Papyrus is included. It comes from the collection of Egyptologist Prof. Heerma van Voss (1923-2015) with his ink stamp on verso. Beinlich-Seeber 11572.

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        A History of Miniature Art

      [London, 1887. With many hand colored, chromolithographis plates from the 18th & 19th Century. Text inaid, with specially printed title pages. 5 vols. Small Folio (14 x 11 1/2 inches). Bound in sumptuous full red morocco with moire silk doublures, gilt dentelles, t.e.g. Magnificent, but incomplete set. Bound by or for House of Randall, with their gold stamp on front pastedown. Fine. With many hand colored, chromolithographis plates from the 18th & 19th Century. Text inaid, with specially printed title pages. 5 vols. Small Folio (14 x 11 1/2 inches).

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        ALINE, REINE DE GOLCONDE, CONTE

      A Paris, Gravé et imprimé pour la Société des Amis des Livres, 1887 - A Paris, Gravé et imprimé pour la Société des Amis des Livres, 1887 1 volume petit in-4 (24 x 15,8 cm), (7)-IV-29-(2) pages, comprenant 1 faux-titre et justification du tirage (1 feuillet), 1 feuillet de titre gravé avec vignette (imprimé en bleu), 4 pages d'envoi imprimé orné de 2 belles vignettes à l'eau-forte en couleur, 29 pages de texte gravé orné de 1 bel en-tête et 1 belle lettrine à l'eau-forte en couleur, 11 vignettes dans le texte en noir, 1 page pour l'explication technique, 1 page d'achevé d'imprimer. 4 pages pour la liste des membres de la Société des Amis des Livres, in fine.Reliure de l'époque demi-toile fine bleu ciel à larges coins, dos lisse orné d'une pièce de titre de maroquin havane et d'une pièce de millésime du même maroquin, en queue, filets et fleurons dorés, relié sur brochure, non rogné (reliure de l'époque signée Lemardeley). Les deux plats de couverture sur papier fin à rayures bleu ont été conservées en très bon état. Reliure très bien conservée avec seulement quelques légers frottements aux extrémités. Intérieur parfait. TIRAGE A 117 EXEMPLAIRES SEULEMENT. Celui-ci porte le n°106. Ils ont tous été imprimés sur papier de Hollande à la cuve. Les exemplaires 115bis et 115ter ont été affectés au dépôt légal. On lit à la fin : "Les Amis des Livres ont confié la Direction de cet ouvrage à leur collègue Octave Uzanne. Les compositions jointes au texte ont été dessinées par Albert Lynch. Les eaux-fortes au lavis gravées par E. Gaujean. Les lettres bâtardes du texte burinées par A. Leclère. Le volume a été achevé d'imprimer pour la Société des Amis des Livres le 25 octobre 1887 sur les presses en taille-douce de la Maison Quantin à Paris." Ce petit livre est une merveille, un véritable joyau bibliophilique. Octave Uzanne a donc dirigé la mise en train de cette édition de grand luxe pour ses collègues des Amis des Livres. C'est le seul livre dont il dirigea l'exécution artistique pour cette société qui lui laissera le goût amer du trop rigide et du trop convenu. C'est peu de temps après la mise au jour de cette édition qu'il créera fin 1889 l'Académie des Beaux-Livres ou Bibliophiles contemporains. Voici comment Octave Uzanne s'exprime au sujet de ce joli conte léger : « On ne saurait se faire une idée exacte aujourd'hui de l'engouement qu'excita le délicieux conte d'Aline ; Grimm en parle avec enthousiasme. [.] Ce fut une fureur pendant plus de six mois ; d'innombrables copies d'Aline couraient de ruelle en ruelle, de salon en salon, de société en société ; on s'arrachait ces manuscrits, on ne parlait que du conte et de l'auteur. Boufflers eut une vogue qu'il n'avait point cherchée, mais qui n'en fut que plus retentissante et le mit de plain-pied dans le domaine de la galanterie. Toutes les femmes voulurent connaître l'heureux amant de la jolie laitière, cet écrivain simple et charmant qui avait su, par la fraîcheur et la jolie tournure de son style, exciter la curiosité d'un public blasé par les fadeurs de tant de petits romans. [.] » (extrait de la Notice sur la vie et les oeuvres de Boufflers, placée en tête des Poésies publiées par Octave Uzanne dans la collection des Petites Poètes du XVIIIe siècle (Paris, A. Quantin, 1886). On voit donc que ce n'est pas un hasard si Octave Uzanne publie Aline pour les Amis des Livres fin 1887 alors qu'il s'était largement intéressé à l'auteur dès fin 1885 début 1886.Ce conte en prose, galant voire légèrement licencieux, a été publié pour la première fois en 1761. Deux ans après Candide, un an après La Nouvelle Héloïse, Boufflers donne ce petit bijou littéraire qui fait fureur : cinq éditions paraissent avant la fin de l’année. Ce conte est une douce rêverie, une rêverie qui rassemble certaines idées bien répandues sur le bonheur. Un jour, dans une belle vallée, un adolescent de bonne famille (c’est le narrateur) rencontre une jeune paysanne qui porte un pot de lait à son village. Ce jour-là, ils découvrent l’amour et la volupté, mais le jeune homme quitte sa belle l [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hashiyat al-Dasuqi 'ala Mughni al-Labib lill Imam Ibn Hisham al-'Ansari. TWO VOLUMES IN ONE.

      Al-Matba'a al-Maimaniyya, Cairo 1887 - Volume I: 332 pp., / Volume II: 3 pp., (contents), 320 pp., Arabic text within borders, Mughni al-Labib text is printed on margin, heavy foxing on title page & last page, paper browned, modern hard back binding, gilt title on spine, al-Matba’a al-Maymaniyy, Cairo, 1305 A. H. / 1887. Numerous commentaries have been written on Ibn Hisham al-Ansari’s "Mughni al-Labib ‘An Kutub al-‘A’arib" including this one by Musataf ‘Arafa al-Dasuqi. Ibn Hisham al-Ansari was a distinguished and renowned Arab grammarian. Born at the beginning of 8th century Hijrah, he wrote several works which are being learnt and studied even today. "Mughni al-Labib", was compiled twice by Ibn Hisham in 749 A. H. and 756 A. H. Mughni al-Labib is among the leading grammatical works, specifically in discussion of the huruf al-ma ‘ani (grammatical prepositions or particles), in addition to other aspects of grammar. The objectives of Mughni al-Labib are stated in its muqaddimah (introduction), among which are, to facilitate understanding of al-Qur’an and to simplify students’ learning of grammatical rules and questions. Further, the methodology used by Ibn Hisham in Mughni al-Labib helps students, particularly those who major in Arabic language, to understand its content. The methodology used includes a suitable selection of topics, simplified arrangement of al-huruf order, wide and detailed discussion, and accuracy of information. It is hoped that this book, Mughni al-Labib continues to receive the attention deserved in view of the abundant benefits gained from it, and also that it continues to be part of the reference for the existing syllabus, specifically for students who major in Arabic language. Size: 4to [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Our National Game

      NY: Liebenroth von Auw 1887 - first edition; small folio, chromolithographic pictorial title page, and five other chromolithographs: Wild Pitch, Fly Ball, Foul Ball, a runner Caught between Bases, and Home Run; original illustrated beige cloth, covers soiled, edges chipped; previous owner's name and date of 1890 inked to the verso of the title page, overall good. Photos available upon request.

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        Papyrus égyptien funéraire hiéroglyphique (T. 77) du Musée d'Antiquités des Pays-Bas à Leide. Publié d'apres le ordres du Gouvernement. (Monuments égyptiens).

      Leide, E. J. Brill 1887 - Elephant folio (54x38 cm). Title-page on a single-sheet leaf (verso blank), 5 pages of text printed in letterpress, (1) blank. Plus 3 colour lithograph plates. Original printed wrappers, part of front torn-off with no loss of text. In fine condition. Excellent copy, preserved entirely in the original state. ~ First edition. Drawn and lithographed from the stone by T. Hooiberg. Conradus Leemans (1809-1893) was the first Egyptologist to publish a systematic catalogue of all the contents of one of the major European Egyptological collections. He began the great official gouvernment publication of the monuments and papyri in the Leiden collection in 1839, which appeared in parts from then until 1882. Willem Pleyte (1836-1903) was conservator of the Egyptian collections at Leiden, later director of the Museum. A gelatin silver photograph of a section of the actual Papyrus is included. It comes from the collection of Egyptologist Prof. Heerma van Voss (1923-2015) with his ink stamp on verso. Beinlich-Seeber 11572. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Kriegszüge des Germanicus in Deutschland. [AND:] Nachtrag. [TWO VOLUMES].

      Berlin, R. Gaertners Verlagsbuchhandlung; Herman Heyfelder, 1887-89.. Two volumes. Crown quarto. Pp. ix, (iii), 566, (2), plus 5 folding lithograph maps bound at end; 215, with one map to the text. Uniformly bound in the original printed wrappers, frayed and chipped, shelf-label to each spine, minute stamp and blind stamp to each volume. In good condition. Untrimmed copy, preserved in the original state. ~ First edition. Karl Ludwig Friedrich Knoke (1844-1928).

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        The Song of Songs. With 26 etchings from designs by Edmond Hedouin and Emile Boilvin. From designs by Bida.

      Philadelphia, : J.B. Lippincott Co., . Excellent condition extremely rare edition (no.129 of 250 copies only) with only very minor signs of external wear.. Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott Co., 1887. 25 cm x 32 cm. 47 pages. 21 illustrations in black and white. Original hardcover. Excellent condition extremely rare edition (no.129 of 250 copies only) with only very minor signs of external wear. The Song of Songs also known as the Song of Solomon, Canticles, or the Canticle of Canticles, is one of the "scrolls" (megillot) of the Writings (Ketuvim), the last section of the Tanakh or Hebrew Bible. It is also the fifth book of Wisdom in the Old Testament of the Christian Bible. In Sephardic Jewish tradition, the Song of Songs is read every Friday night for the divine loving union they see in it; Ashkenazim chant it on the Sabbath during Passover, marking the beginning of the grain harvest and commemorating the Exodus from Egypt. Scripturally, the Song of Songs is unique in its celebration of sexual love. It gives "the voices of two lovers, praising each other, yearning for each other, proffering invitations to enjoy". The "daughters of Jerusalem" form a chorus to the lovers, functioning as an audience whose participation in the lovers' erotic encounters facilitates the participation of the reader. Jewish tradition reads it as an allegory of the relationship between God and Israel. Christian tradition, in addition to appreciating the literal meaning of a love song between man and woman, has read the poem as an allegory of Christ and his "bride", the Christian Church.

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        [12] LOSE BLÄTTER DER FLORA AUS ADRIA'S TIEFEN. [Sammlung von 106 Herbabelegen von Algen und Schwämmen, dekorativ arrangiert und montiert auf mit geometrischen Mustern mehrfarbig mittels Gouache und Farbstift bemalten Kartons.] O.O.: 1887.

      [12] LOSE BLÄTTER DER FLORA AUS ADRIA'S TIEFEN. [Sammlung von 106 Herbabelegen von Algen und Schwämmen, dekorativ arrangiert und montiert auf mit geometrischen Mustern mehrfarbig mittels Gouache und Farbstift bemalten Kartons.] O.O.: 1887. 4°. 12 Kartons mit lose beiliegenden Schutzfolien, in der originalen, mit Leinen überzogenen und innen ausgekleideten Flügelmappe, dieselbe mit ornamentaler Rahmenfilete und Titel (auf andersfarbigem Schild) in Goldprägung auf Vorderdeckel. Dekorativ gestaltetes, nach der gemeinsam mit dem Mappentitel geprägten Datierung wohl um 1887 angelegtes Herbarium mit 106 Belegen von Algen und Schwämmen der Adria. Die in Gestalt, Größe und Farbe sehr unterschiedlichen Pflänzchen wurden dabei mit ebenso dekorativem wie manuellem Geschick vor einem Hintergrund aus mit Gouache und Farbstiften gemalten geometrischen Mustern auf Kartons befestigt. Bemerkenswert sind der ausgezeichnete Zustand und die gute Haftung der Belege, die beim Bewegen der Kartons nicht ausbröseln, wie sonst bei Herbarien dieser Art oft der Fall ist. Die Mappe an den Kapitale mit kleinen Fehlstellen, an den Ecken, Kanten und auf den Decken stellenweise berieben und bestoßen, die Leinenkaschierung auf den Mappenflügeln stellenweise gelöst, insgesamt kompakt erhaltenes unikales Dokument zur adriatischen Flora des vorletzten Jahrhunderts.

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        THE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

      London: Bickers and Son 1887. Four volumes. Full contemporary calf by Bicker and Sons with five raised bands, gilt decorated compartments and titles in gilt on red and green morocco labels to the spine. Gilt armorial stamp of Felsted School to the upper board of each volume. Marbled endpapers, gilt inner dentelles. All edges gilt. Engraved portrait frontispiece. With 66 illustrations by various artists selected from the Boydell Gallery. A very good, handsome set. The bindings are square and sound with a little rubbing at the extremities. The contents with a prize presentation inscription to the blank front endpaper of volume one are otherwise clean and bright throughout. All illustrations are present as called for and in fine condition. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        Neue Thierbilder. Ein Ziehbilderbuch.

      München, Braun & Schneider o.J. (ca. 1887). - 4°. 8 kolorierte lithographierte Ziehbilder. Farbig ill. Orig.-Halbleinenbd. (Ecken bestossen, Deckel etwas fleckig). Bewegungsbilderbuch. - Das zweite von 2 reinen Tierbilderbüchern mit Ziehmechanismus. - Enthält Szenen aus dem Bauernhof: Die Störche, Der Esel, Die Hühner, Der Ziegenbock, Die Wasserjungfer, Der Fuchs, Die Natter, Die Schwalben. - "In Meggendorfers Bilderbuchmenagerie sind auch sie [die Tiere] von erheiternder Komik, ist nichts an ihnen ver- oder überzeichnet. Der Bewegungsablauf folgt jeweils den Gesetzen der tierischen Anatomie" (Krahé, S. 23 u. Nr. 86). - Stellenweise etwas fleckig, 3 Ziehmechanismen erneuert, die Ziehmechanismen insgesamt jedoch alle intakt. - Krahé 87. Bilderwelt 2049. LKJ II, S. 459 ff. Lang de

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        Belle lettre de Pasteur sur la rage.

      - 1 lettre autographe signée 1 In-8 18/12/1887 Provenance : collection Juncker (n°1085, cachet). bon Belle lettre de Pasteur sur les expériences sur la rage. [En juillet 1885, le docteur Jacques Joseph Grancher (1843/1907) réussit, avec Vulpian, à convaincre Pasteur de tenter la première vaccination contre la rage sur le jeune Joseph Meister. C'est un succès et Pasteur croit pouvoir passer à un « traitement intensif » qu'il présente à l'Académie des sciences en nov. 1886. Mais des échecs retentissants, comme la mort de l'enfant Jules Royer, remettent en cause certaines certitudes]. Pasteur, à la réception de remarques faites par un confrère, se résigne à réaliser une nouvelle expérience antirabique. « Je m'empresse de vous remercier de votre précieuse indication. Je vais remettre votre lettre à Mr le docteur Grancher avec prière de tenter l'expérience relative à la rage. J'ai tout essayé de ces prétendus remèdes qu'à priori je suis fort incrédule ». Cette même année, à la demande de Pasteur, Grancher défend la vaccination contre la rage à l'Académie de médecine, en mettant en avant le taux de réussite. Pionnier de la microbiologie, il mit au point un vaccin contre la rage. Membre de l'Académie des sciences (1862), de médecine (1873) et de l'Académie française (1881). [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Eigo Dokugaku (Apprendre l'anglais par soi-même / English Self-Study).

      - Nihonbashi: Tsunashima Kamekichi, Meiji 20 (1887). In-24, (48) pp., reliure à la japonaise. / 24mo, (48) p., Japanese binding. Un charmant vocabulaire illustré de plus de 450 gravures sur bois, avec un alphabet, un syllabaire japonais et, pour chaque mot, le japonais, l'équivalent anglais, et la prononciation en japonais (furigana) pour les deux langues. / A very pretty pictorial vocabulary book with more than 450 wood-engravings, with an alphabet, a Japanese syllabary and, for each word, the Japanese, the English equivalent, and pronunciation in Japanese (furigana) for both languages. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). *** Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *** Langue : Français

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        A Christmas Carol, in Prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas. Illustrated by I.M. Gaugengigl and T.V. Chominski

      Boston: Samuel E. Cassino, 1887.. First edition thus. 4to. (ii), 121, (1) pp. Publisher's blindstamped white cloth backed green boards, gilt lettered to the spine and upper cover, slightly later ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. Portrait frontispiece tipped in, second title and 23 black and white plates. Occasional mild foxing, very good overall.

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        The Early South-English Legendary Or Lives Of Saints MS. Laud 108, In The Bodleian Library Original 1887 Edition

      Early English Text Society 1887 - Ex Library Book with usual stamps and stickers. Tan to the page edges. Blue cloth boards with leather spine end corners. Good reading copy. Minor gap to the spine end of the opening page, webbing visible. Minor Shelfwear. Slight rubbing to the spine and corners. In overall good condition for the age of the book. Further information/images available upon request. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mémoires originaux, rapports académiques 1860-1892

      1887 - Petit in-quarto demi-chagrin grenat de l'époque, dos à cinq nerfs, titre gravé. A la fin de sa vie, E. Mesnet rassembla pour son compte de nombreux tirés à part qu'il fit relier ensemble pour son compte personnel. -Mesnet en a profité pour faire quelques corrections manuscrites dans les marges. On trouve relié à la suite : Etude sur le somnambulisme spontané au point de vue pathologique, tiré à part extrait des Archives générales de Médecine, 30 pages (observation de 1855 publiée en 1860) - - De l'automatisme de la mémoire et du souvenir dans le somnambulisme pathologique (Paris, Félix Malteste), (Hôpital Saint-Antoine 1874) 30 pages, couvertures imprimées - - Un accouchement dans le somnambulisme provoqué (Paris Georges Masson, 1887), 24 pages, couvertures imprimées (Hôtel-Dieu 1887) - - Cystocèle vaginale, opérée dans le sommeil hypnotique (Hôtel-Dieu, 1889) Paris Georges Masson, 1889), 27 pages, couvertures imprimées - - Etude Médico-légale sur les deux somnambulismes : le spontané et et le provoqué (Hôtel-Dieu, 1887) - - Troubles fonctionnels des sens et de sensibilités dans l'hypnotisme : physiologie pathologique (Hôtel-Dieu, 1889) Paris Georges Masson, 1889), 22 pages, couvertures imprimées - - Autographisme et stigmates dans la sorcellerie au XVI° siècle (avec dessins photographiques ; Hôtel-Dieu 1890) Paris Georges Masson, 1890), 24 pages, couvertures imprimées, 3 planches hors-texte photographiques très impressionnantes - - Somnambulisme spontané dans ses rapports avec l'hystérie (observation de 1872 Saint-Antoine) tiré à part extrait des Archives de Neurologie n° 69, 16 pages. - - De la sclérose en plaques disséminées (Rapport académique décembre 1884), Georges Masson couvertures imprimées originales, 16 pages - - De l'hémichorée symptomatique des affections cérébrales (Rapport académique décembre 1885) Georges Masson couvertures imprimées originales, 15 pages - - Rapports de la paralysie générale et de la syphilis cérébrale (Rapport académique octobre 1888) Georges Masson couvertures imprimées originales, 45 pages - - Des pseudo-paralysies générales, saturnines et alcoolique : leur valeur clinique (Rapport académique juillet 1892) Georges Masson couvertures imprimées originales, 16 pages - - Des fausses rages : observation de délire aigu hydrophobique (Saint-Antoine 1872) Georges Masson couvertures imprimées originales, 24 pages - - Révision de la loi de 1838 sur les aliénés (lu à l'Académie février 1884) Georges Masson couvertures imprimées originales, 40 pages - - Pathogénie des délires impulsifs : vertiges avec délire (Rapport académique 1883) Georges Masson couvertures imprimées originales, 26 pages - - Aliénation mentale dans le cours d'un rhumatisme articulaire aigu - folie rhumatismale (juin 1856), 11 pages - - De l'hémoglobinurie a frigore (lu à l'Académie en mai 1881), 16 pages - - Aphasie avec hémiplégie gauche - perte absolue de la parole : guérison après six mois (Saint-Antoine 1866), 14 pages - - Physiologie pathologique du cerveau : des mouvements circulaires (Saint-Antoine 1862), tiré à part extrait des Archives Générales de Médecine 1862, 24 pages - - Choléra de 1865 : Hôpital Saint-Antoine - service des hommes : accidents de la réaction - - Etude médico-physiologique sur l'homme dit « sauvage du Var », suivi d'un rapport du Docteur Cerise (août 1865), 32 pages avec une planche hors-texte représentant en frontispice le sauvage du Var. Magnifique exemplaire fleurs de coins, seuls les coupes sont à peine émoussées [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Die tertiären und quartären Versteinerungen Chiles.

      Leipzig Brockhaus 1887 - (33,5 x 29 cm). (4) 266 S. Mit 58 lithographierten Tafeln. Lose in Original-Halbleinwand-Mappe. Erste deutsche Ausgabe dieser grundlegenden Arbeit über die Versteinerungen in den chilenischen Anden mit Beschreibungen von 648 Molluskenarten. - Philippi (1808-1906), Schüler von Humboldt und Ritter, war Professor für Botanik und Zoologie in Santiago de Chile sowie Direktor des dortigen naturhistorischen Museums, um das er sich sehr große Verdienste erworben hat. Er gilt als einer der Väter der modernen Wissenschaft in Chile. - Innen nahezu fleckenfrei. Mappe leicht bestoßen und mit erneuerten Bindebändern. Insgesamt gut erhalten - Nissen ZBI 3157 - Selten [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides and Johnson's Diary of a Journey into North Wales; Letters of Samuel Johnson; Johnsonian Miscellanies

      Clarendon Press 1887-1897, Oxford - Boswell's Life of Johnson (6 vols.): xxvii, 522; [6], 480; [4], 464; [4], 446; [6], 460; lxxiv, [2], 324 p. Letters of Samuel Johnson (2 vols.): lii, 423; [4], 476 p. Johnsonian Miscellanies (2 vols.): xv, 488; vii, 517 p. 23 cm. Life of Johnson contains 14 illustrations, including 4 portraits of Johnson, 1 portrait of Boswell, 5 samples of Johnson's writing, one item addressed to Johnson, map of the tour through Scotland, and a chart of Johnson's contemporaries. 8 of these illustrations are fold-outs. The Letters include one fold-out facsimile. Half leather bindings signed by Morrell Binder London. Spines in gilt with burgundy and brown labels. Slight chips to spine heads of Life Vol. 3, Letters Vol. I and Miscellanies Vol. I. Three of the brown labels have slight cracking. A little wear to lower spines in Boswell's Life Vol. I and Miscellanies Vol. I. Life Vol. I has a discolouration to title page and frontispiece opposite. Vol. 3 has small dent at bottom of front board and discoloured pages near beginning where a news clipping is placed. Small professional paper repair to pull-out illustration in first volume of Letters. Discolouration to tops of pp. 56 and 57 in Vol. I of Miscellanies. Bookplates of Frederick Cowan on front pastedowns. The London bindery of W. T. Morrell was established c. 1861 in Soho, London. Morrell’s son W.J. Morrell took over the management in 1887 after his father’s death, and subsequently brought his brother John into partnership. In 1891 an observer noted that W.J. & J. Morrell, at that time employing 50 people, preferred to bind all their work by hand and the gilding and the marbling of both paper and leather was also done on site. The editor of these works, George Birkbeck Hill (1835-1903), devoted himself to the study of English 18th-century literature, and gained a reputation as the most learned commentator on the works of Samuel Johnson. The elaborate six-volume edition of Boswell's Life of Johnson, included here, is a monumental work, invaluable to a student studying Johnson. A gorgeous set that will look magnificent on the shelf of any Johnson admirer. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Historia del Tribunal del Santo Oficio de la Inquisición de Lima (1569-1820)

      Imprenta Gutenberg, Santiago de Chile 1887 - Conservan tapas originales, en color. Incansable la tarea de José T. Medina en sus investigaciones sobre el pasado de Hispano-América anterior al 1810. No tuvo límite para su curiosidad científica y frecuentó todas las disciplinas paralelas a la historia. Vastísima su obra en el terreno de la bibliografía americana, llegó hasta a tener su propia imprenta. 1º fue la Imprenta Ercilla. Luego, en otro momento más exigente aun, creó y trabajó con la Imprenta Elzeviriana, donde llegó a imprimir un magnífico ejemplar de La Araucana, de Ercilla. Al final de su prolífica vida, llegó a reunir, además de los libros más raros y curiosos, una biblioteca de 60.000 impresos y 500 volúmenes de manuscritos, materiales que donó al Estado Chileno, para que fuera de utilidad pública. De su esfuerzo, de su trabajo paciente y meticuloso, dan cuenta las innumerables obras que de él han quedado y la siempre presente consideración y homenaje de los estudiosos en todos los niveles. No es frecuente el hallazgo de material como el que aquí ofrecemos, una de sus obras más tempranas, en las condiciones de este ejemplar, sin cortar y como nuevo. 2vols. volumen(es)/volume(s) varias pp páginas [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A Christmas Carol, in Prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas. Illustrated by I.M. Gaugengigl and T.V. Chominski

      Boston: Samuel E. Cassino 1887 - First edition thus. 4to. (ii), 121, (1) pp. Publisher's blindstamped white cloth backed green boards, gilt lettered to the spine and upper cover, slightly later ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. Portrait frontispiece tipped in, second title and 23 black and white plates. Occasional mild foxing, very good overall.

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        Mitchell's New General ATlas, Containing Maps of the Various Countries of the World, Plans of Cities, Etc. Embraced In Ninety-three Quarto Maps. Forming a Series of One Hundred and Forty-seven Maps and Plans. Together with Valuable Statistical Tables.

      Philade;phia: Wm. M. Bradley & Bro.(1887). Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. 147 colored maps + 46pp supplementary reference table of post offices and statistical information. Original half bound pebble grain boards, gilt lettering. Front board detached but present, spine missing, all contents, including maps, are crisp and clean, unmarked and unworn, mildly age-toned, and very well preserved.. Book Condition: Good. Binding: Hard Cover

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        Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides and Johnson's Diary of a Journey into North Wales; Letters of Samuel Johnson; Johnsonian Miscellanies

      Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1887-1897. Leatherbound. Very good +. Boswell's Life of Johnson (6 vols.): xxvii, 522; [6], 480; [4], 464; [4], 446; [6], 460; lxxiv, [2], 324 p. Letters of Samuel Johnson (2 vols.): lii, 423; [4], 476 p. Johnsonian Miscellanies (2 vols.): xv, 488; vii, 517 p. 23 cm. Life of Johnson contains 14 illustrations, including 4 portraits of Johnson, 1 portrait of Boswell, 5 samples of Johnson's writing, one item addressed to Johnson, map of the tour through Scotland, and a chart of Johnson's contemporaries. 8 of these illustrations are fold-outs. The Letters include one fold-out facsimile. Half leather bindings signed by Morrell Binder London. Spines in gilt with burgundy and brown labels. Slight chips to spine heads of Life Vol. 3, Letters Vol. I and Miscellanies Vol. I. Three of the brown labels have slight cracking. A little wear to lower spines in Boswell's Life Vol. I and Miscellanies Vol. I. Life Vol. I has a discolouration to title page and frontispiece opposite. Vol. 3 has small dent at bottom of front board and discoloured pages near beginning where a news clipping is placed. Small professional paper repair to pull-out illustration in first volume of Letters. Discolouration to tops of pp. 56 and 57 in Vol. I of Miscellanies. Bookplates of Frederick Cowan on front pastedowns. The London bindery of W. T. Morrell was established c. 1861 in Soho, London. Morrell's son W.J. Morrell took over the management in 1887 after his father's death, and subsequently brought his brother John into partnership. In 1891 an observer noted that W.J. & J. Morrell, at that time employing 50 people, preferred to bind all their work by hand and the gilding and the marbling of both paper and leather was also done on site. The editor of these works, George Birkbeck Hill (1835-1903), devoted himself to the study of English 18th-century literature, and gained a reputation as the most learned commentator on the works of Samuel Johnson. The elaborate six-volume edition of Boswell's Life of Johnson, included here, is a monumental work, invaluable to a student studying Johnson. A gorgeous set that will look magnificent on the shelf of any Johnson admirer.

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        Autographed letter signed

      Oak Knoll, 1887. unbound. very good. 3 pages (front and back) each measuring 7 x 4.5 inches, Oak Knoll, February 12, 1887, declining an important invitation due to bad health, in part: "...Among the hundreds of kind letters which are reaching me from all parts of the country, no one has given me more pleasure than thine informing me that the club, which honors me by its name, will meet at thy residence on the 17th, and inviting me to be present on the occasion. I wish, from my heart, I could be. My old and new friends will be there...I almost feel as if I ought to be there. But I am so admonished that it is not important for me at this season to attempt it. If I cannot say to Dear Garrison, that 'Rustic Bard' with whom I once walked in procession at the opening of Haverhill Academy that: 'the years hang on my back and bleed me like a muckle pack.' I feel nevertheless (my feet), their increasing weight, and find it no easy matter to be up under them..." Horizontal folds; very good condition. 3 pages (front and back) each measuring 7 x 4.5 inches, Oak Knoll, February 12, 1887, declining an important invitation due to bad health, in part: "...Among the hundreds of kind letters which are reaching me from all parts of the country, no one has given me more pleasure than thine informing me that the club, which honors me by its name, will meet at thy residence on the 17th, and inviting me to be present on the occasion. I wish, from my heart, I could be. My old and new friends will be there...I almost feel as if I ought to be there. But I am so admonished that it is not important for me at this season to attempt it. If I cannot say to Dear Garrison, that 'Rustic Bard' with whom I once walked in procession at the opening of Haverhill Academy that: 'the years hang on my back and bleed me like a muckle pack.' I feel nevertheless (my feet), their increasing weight, and find it no easy matter to be up under them..." Horizontal folds; very good condition. American Quaker poet and anti-slavery advocate best remembered for his book Snowbound.

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        La fortification dans ses rapports avec la tactique et la stratégie. Conférences faites a l'École supérieure de guerre, 1883-1885. Tome premier: Fortification passagère.

      Paris, Baudoin, 1887.. Octavo. Pp. vii, 389. Plus folding map bound at end. With text figures, sketch maps and tables. Hardcover, bound in contemporary half cloth and marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt, old shelf ticket to spine, old military institutional stamp to title; inner hinges slightly cracked, slight wear to head of spine. Foxed, else in a very good condition. ~ First edition. Alfred Philippe Delambre (1833-1909). The Encyclopaedia Britannica (11th edition, 1910) has described this book as "one of the more important works on the subject of fortification and siege war", and the book has been listed as such together with the works of the great fortification theoreticians Dürer, de Ville, Coehoorn, Vauban, Noizet, as well as Delambre's contemporaries Plessix and Legrand, Ritter von Brunner, and Deguise. Extremely rare. Jordan 0862.

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