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        The History Of Freemasonry. Its Antiquities, Symbols, Constitutions, Customs, etc. Embracing an Investigation of the Records of the Organisations of the Fraternity in England, Scotland, Ireland, British Colonies, France, Germany, and The United States. Derived from official sources.

      London: Thomas C. Jack. 1887 - FINELY BOUND, early edition. In three volumes. Quarto (30 x 23cm), pp.[8] 504; pp.[4] 502 [2]; pp.[4] 502. With 49 steel engraved plates, including a frontispiece to each volume. Recently re-backed using original publisher's deluxe red morocco boards lavishly decorated in gilt with gilt titles. New red morocco spines to style, with raised bands and gilt titles to spines. All edges gilt; marbled endpapers. Moderate wear to boards with repairs to corners. A clean set; very good overall. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Ltd, PBFA, ABA, ILAB]
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        Niederösterreichischer Amts-Kalender für das Jahr 1886. Mit Benützung amtlicher Quellen zusammengestellt.

       Wien, k .k. Hof- u. Staatsdruckerei 1887. XXII. Jg. 4°. XXI, 844 S. Ldr. d. Zt. Prachtband mit reicher Gold- u. Schwarzprägung auf Rü. u. beiden Deckeln, Vollgoldschn., Moiréeseidenvors. Rü. u. Vorderdeckel tlw. geschossen, k. Bereibung a. d. VorderdeckelMit einer genealogischen Stammtafel des Hauses Habsburg-Lothringen 1708-1886 und den Plänen des Zuschauerraumes der Wiener Theater und Musivereins-Säle. Am Innendeckel ein Bibliotheksetikett v. Schloss Ellischau (im Böhmerwald). Versand D: 4,00 EUR Austriaca, Geschichte, Niederösterreich, Einbände

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Moralités légendaires

      1887 - (11), 227, (9) pp. Paris, Librairie de la Revue Indépendante, 1887, in-8, (11), 227, (9) pp, broché, couverture imprimée de l'éditeur, Édition originale. Tirage limité à 420 exemplaire numérotés ; un des 400 exemplaires sur vélin anglais mécanique (n° 395). Portrait-frontispice de l'auteur gravé à l'eau-forte par Émile Laforge. Exemplaire non rogné (témoins légèrement dentelés). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        Zwei eigenh. Briefe mit U.

      Potsdam und Wien, 20. März und 13. Juni 1887. - Zusammen 3 SS. 8vo. An den Schriftsteller Joseph Weil, Redaktionsleiter des Kronprinzenwerks "Die österreichisch-ungarische Monarchie in Wort und Bild" (1886 ff.): "Besten Dank für Ihren Brief; beiliegend stelle ich das Schreiben des Pester Lloyd zurück. Ich bitte Sie am 24ten mit mir zu frühstücken, die Stunde kann ich noch nicht angeben, werder es nach meiner Ankunft in Wien thun [.]" (Potsdam, 20. III. 1887). - "Wenn Sie mich noch vor meiner Abreise sehen wollen, wäre es am besten morgen um 3 Uhr in Laxenburg beim Speisen [.]" (13. VI. 1887).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Buffalo Bill's Wild West. A sixty piece19th century hexahedron Puzzle.

      Mcloughlin Brothers 1887 - Sixty individual c. 1.95 by 1.95 by 1.95 inch wooden blocks with chromolithographed images to all 360 sides. In wooden box from Grands Magasins du Louvre. Lithographs inspired by (or pirated from) A Peep at Buffalo Bill's Wild West (New York: McLoughlin Bros., 1887). European rendition of lithographs inspired by (or pirated from) A Peep at Buffalo Bill's Wild West (New York: McLoughlin Bros., 1887). Box c.14.75 x 22.25; puzzle c. 11.75 x 20 inch. Wear to block corners. Some loss to center of "Horse Lassoing" block and old repair to upper right of "Buffalo Hunt" block (see, or request images), otherwise a remarkably complete set of twelve separate puzzles for young European romancers of the American wild west phenomenon. ; Folio

      [Bookseller: William Chrisant & Sons FABA, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Buffalo Bill's Wild West A sixty piece19th century hexahedron Puzzle

      Mcloughlin Brothers. Very Good. 1887. Sixty individual c. 1.95 by 1.95 by 1.95 inch wooden blocks with chromolithographed images to all 360 sides. In wooden box from Grands Magasins du Louvre. Lithographs inspired by (or pirated from) A Peep at Buffalo Bill's Wild West (New York: McLoughlin Bros., 1887). European rendition of lithographs inspired by (or pirated from) A Peep at Buffalo Bill's Wild West (New York: McLoughlin Bros., 1887). Box c.14.75 x 22.25; puzzle c. 11.75 x 20 inch. Wear to block corners. Some loss to center of "Horse Lassoing" block and old repair to upper right of "Buffalo Hunt" block (see, or request images), otherwise a remarkably complete set of twelve separate puzzles for young European romancers of the American wild west phenomenon. ; Folio .

      [Bookseller: William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Boo]
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        Die Frohliche Wissenschaft ("la gaya scienza"). Neue Ausgabe mit einem Anhange: Lieder des Prinsen Vogelfrei (The Gay Science ).

      Leipzig:Fritzsch 1887 - [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Zodiac]
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        Buffalo Bill's Wild West. A sixty piece19th century hexahedron Puzzle.

      Mcloughlin Brothers. Very Good. 1887. Sixty individual c. 1.95 by 1.95 by 1.95 inch wooden blocks with chromolithographed images to all 360 sides. In wooden box from Grands Magasins du Louvre. Lithographs inspired by (or pirated from) A Peep at Buffalo Bill's Wild West (New York: McLoughlin Bros., 1887). European rendition of lithographs inspired by (or pirated from) A Peep at Buffalo Bill's Wild West (New York: McLoughlin Bros., 1887). Box c.14.75 x 22.25; puzzle c. 11.75 x 20 inch. Wear to block corners. Some loss to center of "Horse Lassoing" block and old repair to upper right of "Buffalo Hunt" block (see, or request images), otherwise a remarkably complete set of twelve separate puzzles for young European romancers of the American wild west phenomenon. ; Folio .

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        Dead Souls

      London: Vizetelly and Company, 1887. Hardcover. Good. First single-volume English-language edition. (Dated title page. Follows two-volume issues in 1854 under a different title, 1886, and 1887. See Line, Ettlinger, and Gladstone.) x, 11-372 p. Original blue cloth with black lettering, blue endpapers. Translated by Isabel Hapgood, uncredited. Good+ condition. Split hinges at front and rear, textblock solid. Cloth worn at head and tail, spine lettering rubbed. An unrestored copy. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA ]
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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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        The Western Avernus. Or Toil and Travel in Further North America.

      London, Smith, Elder, & Co. 1887 - First Edition. 20 x 13 cm, 307 pages plus four pages publishers list. With a folding map of the author's route through North America. Original dark green cloth with gilt title on spine. Hard cover. Dark brown end papers. All edges deckle. Very good condition. Slightly slanted. Extremities slightly rubbed and bumped. Head and tail of spine a little frayed. Two closed tears in map. Edges dust dulled. Internally bright and clean. Insribed on half title by the author: To Edward Downey with kind regards from Morley Roberts 4.10.9? Prosit!' From the library of Edmund Downey, Publisher (Downey & Co.). The author Morley Roberts (1857 - 1942) was an English novelist and short story writer, best known for 'The Private Life of Henry Maitland'. Roberts was born in London, the son of a superintending inspector of income tax. Near the end of 1876 Roberts took a steerage passage to Australia and landed at Melbourne in January 1877. The next three years were spent in obtaining colonial experience, mostly on sheep stations in New South Wales, and Roberts then returned to London. For a time, he worked in the war office and other government departments, but again went on his travels and had varied occupations in the United States and Canada between 1884 and 1886. Roberts used his experiences freely in his books, the first being 'The Western Avernus' (1887). Roberts began his long series of novels and short stories in 1890. He died in London aged 84 in 1942. The writer and publisher Edmund Downey was born in Waterford in 1856. After working as an editor in the London based 'Tinsley's Magazine' he was involved in various London publishing companies in the late 20th century (Downey & Co.). In 1906 he became the proprietor and editor of the Waterford News. Downey would also write around twenty books which included the Story of Waterford and a two-volume biography of Charles Lever. Some of his books were published under the pseudonyms 'Dan Banim' and F.M.Allan. Downey died in 1937. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Nouvelle description geologique et paleontologique de la colline de Lemenc. Atlas.

      Chambery, 1887. 14 Tafeln Hardcover Äußerst seltener geologischer Atlas (Tafeln apart) in altersgemäß GUTEM Zustand. Ehem. Bibliotheksex. mit Stempel und Signatur. Bibliothekseinband, berieben und bestoßen, Bindung fest, Seiten alterstypisch nachgedunkelt, Text und Illustrationen sauber. -- Very rare geological and paleontological atlas (plates only) in still GOOD condition. Book cover rubbed and bumped, binding tight, pages darkened, plates otherwise clean. atx mbx Versand D: 5,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bookfarm]
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        The Greville Memoirs 3 parts in 8 volumes including the Reigns of King George IV, King William IV (& Queen Victoria (1818-1860)

      Longman Green, London 1887 - 8 vols. Early half calf. Fine binding. A fine set [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Anah Dunsheath RareBooks ABA ANZAAB ILAB]
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        Photograph ofUSRCs BearandThomas Corwin in the Arctic ice.

      [c.1887]. - Albumen print on paper, laid down on board, framed and glazed in black and silver frame engraved with folk-art embellishments. Size of print: 285x220mm Size of frame: 370x315mm. Print slightly faded with sepia hue. N.p. [Arctic Ocean], N.d. An attractively framed photographic print of probably America's best loved polar vessel,The Bear. Here pictured in the Arctic ice, with her companion shipThe Thomas Corwin visible in the background. A Scotland-built dual steam-powered barquentine, The Bearhad an exceptionally long and varied career, spanning 89 years (1874-1963), serving in both polar regions, and under the flags of three nations - USA, UK and Canada. Originally purposed as a sealing vessel, her 6 inch thick hulls made her an invaluably strong contender in the crush of pack ice, and she was purchased by the US government in 1884 to assist with the search for the lost Lady Franklin Bay Expedition, headed by Captain Adolphus Washington Greely.Failures of relief ships meant that this disastrous expedition had attempted to make their own way south from Ellesmere Island, and by the time they were discovered by Captain Schley's rescue fleet of the USSThetis,Alert&Bear, all but six members were dead. They had endured awful hardships including frostbite, starvation and cannibalism. Greely executed one member of the crew for repeatedly stealing food. At the point of TheBear's career at which this photograph was taken, she was serving the United States Revenue Cutter Service (predecessor of the US Coastguard) under the captaincy of the monumentally charismatic Michael ?Hell Roaring Mike? Healy. Captain Healy was born into slavery in Georgia in 1839, the son of an Irish immigrant planter and a mixed-race enslavedmother of African descent. His common-law married parents sent him north for education, and he went on to become the first African American tocommand a US government ship. In USRC Bear, he patrolled the Alaska coastline, policed the illegal traffic of whiskey, saved the lives of many shipwrecked and icebound whalers, arrested seal poachers, and notably introduced reindeer from Siberia to Alaska torelievethe indigenous community's food crisis caused by the over-hunting of the whale and seal populations. He was a notorious drunk, but greatly respected by the indigenouscommunitieshe encountered in the Pacific Northwest and Arctic regions. This photograph can be identified to this period of the ship's career by the presence of her companion vesselUSRC Thomas Corwin, the two masted steam powered top sail schooner in the background of the picture. After Hell Roaring Mike, TheBearprovided relief to the 1906 San Francisco earthquake (coincidentally an effort headed by Major General Greely) and was subsequently purchased by Commodore Richard Byrd, who took her to the Antarctic on his second expedition, and then leased her back to the US navy for $1 per year. She starred in the title role in Jack London's 1930 filmThe Sea-Wolf,evacuated US citizens from Antarctica at the outbreak of WWII, then retired to Oakland as a museum. She ultimately sank with dignity in the North Atlantic in 1963, on her way to Philadelphia to become a floating sea-food restaurant.

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA]
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        Réponse de M. Alexandre Dumas directeur de l'Académie Française au discours de M. Leconte de Lisle prononcé dans la séance du 31 Mars 1887

      Firmin Didot & Cie 1887 - - Firmin Didot & Cie, Paris 1887, 22x28,5cm, relié. - Edition originale, un des 25 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, seuls grands papiers. Reliure à la bradel en demi toile verte, dos lisse légèrement décoloré, plats de papier à motifs géométriques, couvertures conservées, reliure de l'époque. Précieux envoi autographe signé d'Alexandre Dumas fils à (Louis Edmond) Duranty. Plats légèrement et marginalement décolorés sans gravité. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, one of 25 numbered copies on Holland paper, only leading copies. Binding in half green canvas, smooth back slightly discolored, paper plates with geometric patterns, preserved covers, Contemporary binding. Precious autograph signed by Alexandre Dumas son in Duranty. boards slightly and marginally discolored without gravity. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Homo & Cie, Velour Fabric Sample Book [SCARCE]

      Paris: Homo & Cie, 1887. OVERSIZED self-boxing book, bound in brown cloth, with marbled endpapers, and working ribbon tie. Box/Book measures 21 2/16" tall x 14 5/16" wide x 5 5/16" thick. Velour fabric sample book, with 186 mounted fabric samples on heavy stock pages, depicting dimensional designs, along with a beaded sample. Sample sizes vary, to include *9 1/2" x 9" to *23 3/4" x 3" and everything inbetween. This volume came out of Japan, was compiled by Homo & Cie in Paris for international presentation, with samples being thick enough to be used for furnishings. Front cover joint is split and held together by cloth, upper flap joint split, leather spine label lacking portion. Binding is tight. Additional photos can be provided upon request.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good to Very Good++. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. Book.

      [Bookseller: Monroe Bridge Books, SNEAB Member]
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        The Five Zones Showing in a Graphic Manner the Climates, Peoples, Industries and Productions of the Earth

      1887 - Date: 1887 (Published) Chicago Dimensions: 44 x 32.5 inches 111.8 cm x 82.6 cm) This spectacular pictorial chromolithograph poster features a schematic map of the earth’s five ‘zones’, with each zone bearing illustrations reflecting its characteristic climate, population, and economic activities. Zaggy’s enthusiasm for bringing education to all and sundry is obvious in all his works, and this particular work, taken from his teaching atlas, summarizes several strands of thought. The division of the world into five broad climatic zones ranging from frigid to temperate to torrid had first been done in ancient Greece and Yaggy employed the idea in his ambitious atlas. The Arctic Zone features Eskimos, polar bears, reindeer and igloos. The North Temperate Zone names contains what were at that time the rapidly industrializing nations, North America, plus a vignette in tribute to American indigenous peoples, and China and Japan. The Torrid Zone contains New Guinea, Brazil, Africa, the East Indian Islands and Australia and is peopled by indigenous peoples only, along with the housing and undertakings which occupy their lives. The South Temperate Zone names South America, Australia and New Zealand. Here we see agriculture as practiced in Europe and the US, gold mining, vaqueros on the pampas and indigenous peoples with fancifully carved wooden trim adorning their homes. In the background is a vignette of a European-style city. In the North Temperate Zone, the map is illustrated with easily recognizable iconic architectural edifices from magnificent palaces in China and Japan to Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, the Kremlin in Moscow, the White House in the USA. Also pictured in this zone is a group of marble statues under which is the heading ‘Caucasian’, and beneath the heading are featured five portraits labeled German, Spanish, Russian and United States (two portraits). In addition, in the northern zone Yaggy included a vignette which suggests scholarly and artistic pursuits including a globe, a telescope, several books, a marble bust and an easel replete with brushes and paints. The concentration of these edifices in this zone is evidence of his world view. Yaggy considered the northern and southern frigid zones to be inhospitable frozen wastes, the torrid zone around the equator as the appropriate climate for the world’s indigenous peoples, the northern temperate zone as the home of the world’s advanced civilizations and the southern temperate zone as the proper site for colonial settlement. Portraits of individuals of myriad races of indigenous peoples fill the spaces which otherwise would be void. Condition: This magnificent vintage poster with its original linen backing is in B+ condition with some minor spots of paper loss and rusting which do not detract from the images. Inventory #10939

      [Bookseller: Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. - HJBMaps.com]
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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.

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        Moralités légendaires

      Paris: Librairie de la Revue Indépendante, 1887. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Copy #89 of 420 numbered copies of the first edition. Three-quarter leather and marbled boards, with original wrappers bound in. Top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Light rubbing to edges, tissue guard over frontis portrait detached and laid in. Binding sound, text clean. The New York Times review of a later English edition comments that :"Mallarme defined the author of these 'Moral Tales' as the Voltaire of Symbolism - a demystifier of the cultural bric-a-brac of the bourgeoisie, a dandyish demolition expert specializing in disenchantment. According to Ezra Pound (who translated one of these stories in 1918), Laforgue had delivered the coup de grace to the facile exoticism (and eroticism) of the 19th-century historical novel; in clearing out the residual rubbish of romanticism, he had prepared the way for modernist prose."

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        Portrait of Princess Louise, Marchioness of Lorne, Duchess of Argyll.

      - Ottawa, 1887. Original photograph, cabinet card, albumen print, 16,5 x 10,5 cm. - Topley, 104 Sparks St., Ottawa. - With on the back: Presented to Chief Inspector Denning by her Royal Highnes, 1887. With the signature of Princess Louise. (Inspector Denning. Eleazer Denning was chief inspector of the House of Commons Police from 1867 to 1887, born 1828 - died March, 18, 1911). The Princess Louise, (born Louise Caroline Alberta, also known as Marchioness of Lorne and Duchess of Argyll by marriage; 18 March 1848 - 3 December 1939), was a member of the British Royal Family, the sixth child and fourth daughter of Queen Victoria and her husband, Albert, Prince Consort. Her early life was spent moving among the various royal residences in the company of her family. When her father, the Prince Consort, died on 14 December 1861, the court went into a period of intense mourning, to which Louise was unsympathetic. Louise was an able sculptor and artist, and several of her sculptures remain today. She was also a supporter of the feminist movement, corresponded with Josephine Butler and visited Elizabeth Garrett. She held that "the subject of Domestic Economy lies at the root of the - highest life of every true woman." As an unmarried daughter of Victoria, Louise served as an unofficial secretary to her mother between 1866 and 1871. The question of Louise's marriage was discussed in the late 1860s. Suitors from the royal houses of Prussia and Denmark were suggested, but Victoria wanted new blood in the family, and therefore suggested a high-ranking member of the aristocracy. Despite opposition from members of the royal family, Louise fell in love with John, Marquess of Lorne, the heir to the Duke of Argyll, and Victoria consented to the marriage, which took place on 21 March 1871. Despite a happy beginning, the two drifted apart, possibly because of their childlessness and the Queen's constraints on their activities. In 1878, Lorne was appointed Governor General of Canada. Louise became viceregal consort, but her stay was unhappy as a result of homesickness and dislike of Ottawa. Following Victoria's death on 22 January 1901, she entered the social circle established by her brother, the new King, Edward VII. Louise's marriage survived thanks to long periods of separation, but the couple reconciled in 1911, and she was devastated by her husband's death in 1914. After the end of the First World War in 1918, at the age of 70, she began to retire from public life, undertaking few public duties outside of Kensington Palace, where she died at the age of 91. KEYWORDS:united kingdom/canada/ottawa/photo

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        Alexander Archipenko. Mit einer Einleitung von Prof. Dr. Hans Hildebrandt, Stuttgart, einem Porträt des Künstlers und 66 Abbildungen.

      Seltene erste Monographie über den 1887 in Kiew geborenen und während seines Pariser Aufenthaltes durch den französischen Kubismus geprägten Maler und Bildhauer Archipenko. Er hatte bis zu seiner endgültigen Auswanderung in die USA von 1921 - 1923 in Berlin eine eigene Schule. Geringe Bleistiftmarginalien, Einband etwas fleckig, sonst guter Zustand.

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        The Early Genealogies Of The Cole Families In America. (Including Coles And Cowles). With Some Account Of The Descendants Of James, By Hartford, Connecticut, 1635-1652, And Of Thomas Cole, Of Salem, Mass., 1649-1672

      Columbus, Ohio: Hann & Adaire For Thr Auyhor, 1887. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Bound brown cloth with gold titles. 1887.

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        Dreamland and Ghostland: Volume II, ‘Strange Stories of Coincidence and Ghostly Adventure

      George Redway 1887 - Strange Stories of Coincidence and Ghostly Adventure (Being Part II of Dreamland and Ghostland) - Arthur Conan Doyle. First Edition; Second issue of the second volume of Dreamland and Ghostland. Published by George Redway! 1887. The economical Redway used the unsold sheets of ‘Dreamland and Ghostland’ by issuing the three volumes separately with new title pages. A new edition of the three separate volumes were then published in pictorial cloth by Redway in 1888. Original publisher’s teal blue pebble grain cloth with gilt titles to spine. Original floral ep’s, 320pp. Boards are Good, bumped corners and some fading/discolouration to the extrem’s. Spine is also a little faded and the gilt titles have dulled. Foxing to the eps and title page otherwise clean and tightly bound. Published a few months before Conan Doyle gave the world Sherlock Holmes with the publication of ‘A Study in Scarlet’. This volume contains ‘J Habakuk Jephson’s Statement’ a ‘Ghost Ship’ Story of Nautical Weirdness about a survivor of the Marie Celeste told in first person , a fictionalised account which upon first being reviewed was attributed to Robert Louis Stevenson and compared in style to Poe. Strange Stories also contains the tales : ‘The Three Overheard Whispers’, ‘Madame Valeria’, ‘A Blind Man’s notions about Ghosts’, ‘A Coach Full of Ghosts’, ‘The Argument in Favour of Ghosts’, ‘My Adventure’, ‘The Mystery of The Mess Room’, ‘Half a minute late’ and ‘How I came to believe in a Ghost’. All of the Redway published copies from Dreamland and Ghostland are incredibly rare, especially in the original binding. Not a single copy to be found anywhere online. An absolute joy for any lover of Ghost Stories or of course any serious Conan Doyle Collectors. Direct contact is encouraged from potential customers, more images available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Foreign Etchings a Series of Twenty Origional Etchings by Celebrated Artists of France, Germany, etc.

      ESTES AND LAURIAT, BOSTON 1887 - General wear, rubbed extremities, numerous black and white plates, pages age toned, hinge cracking, corners bumped, gilt on cover and spine, foxing. Limited to 350 copies of which this is #230 DATE PUBLISHED: 1887 EDITION: UNPAGINATED [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Militona.

      Librairie L. Conquet, Paris 1887 - Illustrations de Adrien Moreau. Paris, Librairie L. Conquet, imprimerie Lahure, 1887, in-4, maroquin brique, plats décorés de filets dorés en encadrement, oeillets mosaïqués aux écoinçons, garde de maroquin vert ornée de filets dorés, oeillets aux écoinçons, contre garde de tissus cachemire, couvertures conservées, titre doré sur le dos à 5 nerfs orné, date en queue, double filets dorés sur les coupes, tranches dorées sur témoins, sous étui bordé, 255 pages, (Affolter Relieur). Première édition, illustrée d'un portrait de Théophile Gautier en frontispice et dix compositions de Adrien Moreau, dont huit hors-texte, gravés à l'eau-forte par A. Lamotte. Théophile Gautier évoque sa passion pour l'Espagne et la tauromachie, à travers ce drame amoureux. in Carteret IV, 178 "Publication estimée et cotée". Tirage limité à 500 exemplaires. Un des 150 exemplaire sur papier vélin en trois états, exemplaire nominatif. Légères usures et salissures à l'étui. Livre

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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.

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        Picturesque New Guinea With an Historical Introduction and Supplementary Chapters on the Manners and Customs of the Papuans

      1887 - First edition. 50 full-page autotype plates several with more than one image. Large 8vo. Original green cloth, gilt, a little rubbed. xviii, 194pp. London, The inscription reads: ?The Revd J Dawson with J.W. Lindt's compliments. New Year 1919.?In the preface the author of this uncommon work decries the lack of photographic illustration in works of travel, and in particular that scientific expeditions had hitherto made little use of the ?black art? This is a beautifully illustrated work and along with with Thomson's China and Its Peoples, is one of the first to use autotypes as illustrations. The author accompanied Sir Peter Scatchley who had been appointed High Commissioner in the newly acquired territory in 1885. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA]
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        Souvenirs d'un voyage en Suisse an Aout 1887, d?une famille Belge de Bruxelles.

      1887, 1887 - gr. in-8vo, Manuscrit de 80 p. illustré de qqs dessins à la plume + 16 gravures sur cuivre (4 grand f° en dépl.) avec vues, tirées de Zurlauben, topographie de la Suisse, cahier en d.-toile aux coins simple. L?histoire commence avec l?histoire connue aujourd?hui comme ?le voyage d?Afrique? Un farfelu de Bruxelles, à Schaerbeck, se fait poser, par le cocher devant une vieille bicoque au fin fond du faubourg, d?où notre voyageur va écrire ses magnifiques et hallucinantes rencontres en Suisse tirées d?un vieux Baedecker, lettres écrites dans une misérable mansarde et envoyées par un intermédiaire depuis la Suisse ! Le voyage commence le vendredi 12 Août 1887, départ à 7.20 h. du soir, Gare du Nord. Luxemburg, Strassbourg et puis la Suisse. En anglais l?histoire s?appelle un ?fireside traveller?.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        The History Of Freemasonry. Its Antiquities, Symbols, Constitutions, Customs, etc. Embracing an Investigation of the Records of the Organisations of the Fraternity in England, Scotland, Ireland, British Colonies, France, Germany, and The United States. Derived from official sources.

      London: Thomas C. Jack, 1887. FINELY BOUND, early edition. In three volumes. Quarto (30 x 23cm), pp.[8] 504; pp.[4] 502 [2]; pp.[4] 502. With 49 steel engraved plates, including a frontispiece to each volume. Recently re-backed using original publisher's deluxe red morocco boards lavishly decorated in gilt with gilt titles. New red morocco spines to style, with raised bands and gilt titles to spines. All edges gilt; marbled endpapers.Moderate wear to boards with repairs to corners. A clean set; very good overall.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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        The History of Freemasonry. Its Antiquities, Symbols, Constitutions, Customs, Etc.... Derived from Official Sources

      London: Thomas C. Jack; T.C. & E.C. Jack, 1887. 3 vols. 4to. Full red morocco decorated in gilt, a.e.g. Spines darkened, joints slightly rubbed, base of spine of Vol. I slightly chipped, some minor spotting to first and last few leaves (3); an attractive set. 3 vols. 4to.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        The Bar-Tender's Guide or How to Mix All Kinds of Plain and Fancy Drinks

      Danbury, Conn: Behrens Publishing Company (Dick & Fitzgerald )(1887). 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 130pp. Red leather boards, gilt lettering and ornamentation. A red label of the Behrens Publishing Company is pasted over the Dick & Fitzgerald publisher's name. The binding is of a soft red leather, amusingly gilt-titled "Little Book of Friendship and Good Cheer", almost certainly not the original binding. Binding is rubbed and scuffed, and has some scattered spotting. Contents are age-toned (especially endpapers), but clean and binding is tight.. Book Condition: Very Good. Binding: Hard Cover

      [Bookseller: The Old Book Shelf]
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        Stækkede Vinger.

      1887 1887 - Orig. udgave. Kbhvn.: Schou 1881. [4] + 254 s. Rent og velholdt eksemplar med ciseleret snit indbundet i orig. komponeret lysebrunt hellærred. Øverste kapitæl med lette brugsspor.

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        James Randall

      October 21, (18)95. Autograph letter signed <I>"James R. Randall"</I>, 5" x 10.5", originally, two 5” x 7.25” pages glued together by a collector. Light soiling, but very clear legible writing. Augusta, GA October 21, (18)95, Reads in part: <I>".. I have so many calls to write 'My Maryland' autographically that I am not able very conveniently, to oblige kind folks in this particular. I beg that you will be content for one verse..."</I>. He adds a postscript, <I>"See the Century Magazine for August 1887, for an account of "My Maryland' etc."</I> On a second sheet, mounted to the bottom of the letter, he pens the words to his wonderful song. In part: <I>"Hark to an exiled son's appeal, Maryland! My Mother-State, to thee I kneel, Maryland!...Maryland! My Maryland!"</I> Light soiling, but very clear legible writing. A wonderful piece!

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        The Game of Logic

      London: Macmillan and Co, 1887. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First trade edition, preceded by an extremely rare suppressed issue. Very Good. Cloth lightly soiled, darkened at spine, chipped at crown, and with areas lightly lifting from paperboard. Gilt stamping rubbed on spine but very strong on cover. Small label remnant to front paste down, tear to front free end paper at gutter. Pages lightly toned. Lacking accompanying envelope and markers. A nice copy of the first published edition, following an issue Carroll rejected.

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        Number 91

      John W. Lovell Company, New York 1887 - Red cloth boards are gold, black, and blind-stamped. The title, "Number 91", is stamped in black against a solid gold panel at the center of the front cover. Below the title, "Putnam" is printed diagonally between heavy black lines. The title is also stamped in black against a solid gold panel on the spine. The boards are bright, showing just very light edge wear, rubbing, and soiling. The thread at the lower 1.25 inch of the rear joint is coming loose-the unravelling thread is visible. The spine shows just a slight roll. The hinges are secure. Floral green endpapers. Pages unmarked. A very nice example of a Horatio Alger psuedonym seldom used in published books. "Number 91" was origiinally serialized in Frank Munsey's "Golden Argosy" in 1886. Horatio Alger, Jr., (1832-1899), was so prolific in his output, that two or more of his writings often ran concurrently in "Golden Argosy", and so Alger resorted to using a psuedonym so as not to over-saturate the Alger name. When the Putnam-penned serializations were published as books, the author name invariably reverted to Alger Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Morley's Books]
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        Alexander Archipenko. Mit einer Einleitung von Prof. Dr. Hans Hildebrandt, Stuttgart, einem Porträt des Künstlers und 66 Abbildungen.

      Seltene erste Monographie über den 1887 in Kiew geborenen und während seines Pariser Aufenthaltes durch den französischen Kubismus geprägten Maler und Bildhauer Archipenko. Er hatte bis zu seiner endgültigen Auswanderung in die USA von 1921 - 1923 in Berlin eine eigene Schule. Geringe Bleistiftmarginalien, Einband etwas fleckig, sonst guter Zustand.

      [Bookseller: Rotes Antiquariat]
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        CHAGALL. Mit 15 Original-Lithographien - Original-Ausgabe * - Komplett.

      Erstauflage. Premiere edition. Bll. + 179 S. inkl. Poemes, Inhaltsverz., Biographie u. mit zahlr. s/w. u. farb. Abbildungen (Textgraphiken, Tafeln...) u. mit insges. 15 "Lithographies originales" tirees par Mourlot Freres, davon Umschlag (dopp., farb. mit insges. 2 kl. Läsuren u. Kapiteln leicht berieben) - 1 farb. Titel-Lithogr. - 2 s/w. Lithogr., 11 farb. Lithographien davon 4 dopp. - Graphiken sind schön erhalten ! - Papier innen minimal randgebräunt. Kl.-4 (24, 5 x 20, 5 cm), OIll.-GanzKarton (Gebunden-soft) mit OIll.-Umschlag (farb. dopp. Lithographie - siehe Abb.) u. Celloph.-Schutzfolie (Folie mit kl. Gebrauchsspuren). Kopfschnitt minimal nachergraut. Gut erhalten insges. - kl. Mängeln am Umschlag-Lithographie sind im Preis berücksichtigt. Preise nach oben - schnell zugreifen ! Marc Chagall (1887-1985) - * ORIGINALDRUCK der ausgezeichneten Monographie. Erkennbar an dem Punkt im Druckvermerk hinter "Paris VIIIe", und an den beiden kleinen weißen Flecken auf der Lithographie "Le Joueur de Flute" (Mourlot 197), auf der linken Gesichtshälfte unter dem Auge und am Mundwinkel - es gab tatsächlich eine Edition "Pirate" ! ++++++WIR VERSENDEN BÜCHER AB 20 NUR MIT EINSCHREIBEN ODER PER DHL MIT SENDUNGSVERFOLGUNG // ZAHLUNG MIT KREDITKARTE/PAYPAL WILLKOMMEN+++++

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        An Unsocial Socialist

      Swann Sonnenschein, London 1887 - First edition, fourth issue, with cancel title and publisher's name on spine incorrectly spelled, "Sonnenshein," no appendix at back. 256 pp. Crown 8vo. First edition of Shaw's scarce early novel, one of only 244 copies bound in cloth. Laurence A4.a Publisher's scarlet cloth, gilt lettering, green endpapers. Some soiling, lettering somewhat dulled, hinges cracked, some foxing to first and last leaves, very good First edition, fourth issue, with cancel title and publisher's name on spine incorrectly spelled, "Sonnenshein," no appendix at back. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Belle Boyd

      March 23, 1887. <p>Autograph Letter Signed,<b><i> "Belle Boyd Hammond High,"</i></b> 1 page, 10.25" x 6", Peoria, [Illinois], March 23, 1887, to "<b><i>Melton</i></b>," an old friend from school in Virginia. Light even toning, small loss at bottom right (not affecting text) expertly in-filled, else fine.<br></p><p>She writes, in full: <b><i>"Dear Melton, Cherish thru life kind thoughts of me &amp; know that the pleasant hours spent in your home after so many years have intervened shall often be recalled by me. Your old schoolmate &amp; friend ..."</i></b></p><p>Boyd was married twice after the war: first to John Swainston Hammond, and after divorcing him in 1884, marrying Nathaniel Rue High the next year. In 1886 she had been touring the country delivering dramatic lectures on her life as a Confederate spy. </p><p>Boyd's autograph in any form is extremely rare. We are aware of fewer than ten examples selling at auction in the past fifty years and this is the only Autograph Letter Signed we have ever encountered.</p>

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        Epìsodios históricos mexicanos. Novelas históricas nacionales. (amena e imparcialmente escritas) T. II.

      - Barcelona-México, J. F. Párres y Cía, Editores, 1887.Características: Pasta Dura en plan piel y tela editorial. Buen estado general. Presenta ligerísimo dealle de raspado en la orilla de la parte inferior de la tela en la pasta superior. Detalle casi imperceptible. Bella edición con el lomo en dorados con dibujos y letras artísticamente planchadas. Con nervios. Las pastas están adornadas profusamente en un estampado muy hermoso. El canto lateral está ligeramente manchado. Novelas históricas nacionales premiadas con Diploma, Medalla de primera clase y Mención honorífica en la exposición de guadalajara en 1880 y con el Premio y Medalla de primera clase en la Exposición de Querétaro de 1882. Edición de gran lujo ilustrada con excelentes láminas cromolitográficas y grabados intercalados enel texto representadno los personajes y acontecimientos más notables de la Historia de México desde el año de 1808. 1048 p. ( 22.5 x 15). Peso: 1.330 kgrs. La librería ofrece por tiempo limitado un descuento del 25%. El precio original de este ejemplar era de 157.14 EUR

      [Bookseller: Carlos Héctor García Toscano]
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        New York City. Report to the Aqueduct Commissioners , by the President, James C. Spencer, Containing Reports of the Secretary, John C. Sheenan, and of the Chief Engineer, Benjamin S. Church

      NY: AQUEDUCT COMMISSION, 1887 In VG condition with very little wear. A PRESENTATION COPY SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AQUEDUCT COMMISSIONER EDGAR L. RIDGWAY, WITH HIS CARD TIPPED IN -- AN HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT AND RARE COPY. NUMEROUS PHOTOS, FOLD-OUT CHARTS, MAPS AND ENGRAVINGS, ALL IN EXCELLENT CONDITION

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