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        Werke. Vollständige Ausgabe durch einen Verein von Freunden des Verewigten.

      Berlin, Duncker & Humblot, 1834-45 und 1887. - Mischauflage 19 Bände und Supplement in 21 Bänden. Mit 2 gest. Porträts u. 1 Faksimile. HLdr. d. Zt. Goed. V, 11. - Erste Gesamtausgabe. Die Bände 7/2, 16-19 u. Suppl. in erster Ausgabe; 1-7/1, u. 10/1-15 in 2. Auflage; 8-9 in 3. Auflage. Der Supplementband enthält Hegels Biographie von K. Rosenkranz, Bd. 19 (Briefe in 2 Abt.) erschien über 40 Jahre später und fehlt fast immer (hier in Or.-Hldr.). - Etwas berieben u. tls. bestoßen, Leder etwas brüchig, einige Restaurierungen. Papierbedingt teilw. gebräunt, etwas stockfleckig, Vorsatz, Titel und je Band 1-2 Textbll. mit Namensstempel. Insgesamt recht gutes Exemplar der selten kompletten Reihe! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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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. Edited by George Birbeck Hill.

      Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1887 - SIX VOLUMES. 8vo Plates , folding facsimile letters etc. Original brown/red cloth. Very Good Set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        She: A History of Adventure.

      Longmans, Green and Co., London: 1887. First U.K. edition., 1887.. First U.K. edition.. Some very mild toning to page edges, hinges expertly restored, spine with slight lean, overall near fine and bright in custom mylar cover.. Blue cloth titled and stamped in gilt. Includes all first issue spelling mistakes called for in Scott. Scott: A Bibliography of the Works of Sir Henry Rider Haggard, p.37.

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        Carta privata all'editore Reclame.

      Datata 20 Giugno 1887, - 1 pagina in-8 applicata su cartoncino entro cartellina con acclusa edizione del Corriere della Sera del 1909 con articolo su Lombroso. Autodichiarazione autografa firmata con cui Lombroso rinuncia ai diritti sulla terza e quarta edizione della traduzione tedesca di ''Genio e follia'' a favore dell'editore di Lipsia Philo Reclame. In perfetto stato di conservazione. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco]
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        The Brownies : Their Book (with 19th Century Dust Jacket)

      New York: The Century Company, 1887. First Edition, Second Issue, Later Printing. Hardcover. At Least Very Good/Good Plus. Glossy pictorial paper over boards, 4to (10 inches [25.4 cm] tall), pp. (xii), 144, colored endpapers, illustrated with Cox's Brownie drawings throughout, Ownership page not yet filled in. Volume with very light bumps to upper corners and spine ends, the occasional light finger soil mark to text, pencil erasure to ffep and p. xi / (xii) leaf detached and loose with evidence of an old tape repair - but present. Unclipped illustrated DJ is toned and rubbed with small edge tears and chips and two large seven inch vertical closed tears to front panel. An early reprint of the first edition, second issue with "Copyright, 1887, by The Century Co." printed at the center of copyright page and "The de Vinne Press Imprimatur" printed at the foot of the copyright page, "Forty-Fifth Thousand" printed on title page and p. (xii) showing ads for "The Brownies at Home" (1893) and "Another Brownie Book" (1890) - but lacking the next title in the series "The Brownies Around the World" (1894) - so this copy likely an 1893 printing. A very collectible copy of an important 19th century childrens book complete with it's original dust jacket. Ref. Blanck, p. 84 ; Tanselle, 87.8.

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        The Mystery of a Hansom Cab

      London: Hansom Cab Publishing Company, 1887. Soft cover. Very Good. 2nd Impression November 1987. One Hundred and Twenty-Fifth Thousand. Book remains very tight and clean. Wrapper is very worn with closed tears and some small missing sections and with loose back page.

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        LA RELIURE MODERNE ARTISTIQUE ET DE FANTAISIE

      Paris, Edouard Rouveyre, 1887 - 1 volume grand in-8 broché (27,7 x 18,3 cm) de 263-VIII pages et 72 planches hors-texte en photogravures (reproductions de reliures artistiques de la collection Octave Uzanne, Edouard Rouveyre, Philippe Burty, etc., et divers autres collectionneurs bibliophiles). Exemplaire partiellement débroché, à relier. Il manque 14 serpente légendées. Sans le fascicule de VIII pages (liste des reproductions de reliures), qui était livré à part. Exceptionnellement la belle couverture illustrée par Adolphe Giraldon est imprimée en or sur papier-chagrin noir (les exemplaires rencontrés ont habituellement la couverture imprimée sur papier-chagrin de couleur lie de vin). Elle est ici en bon état et pourra être conservée lors de la reliure. ÉDITION ORIGINALE. TIRAGE TOTAL A 1.600 EXEMPLAIRES. CELUI-CI, 1 DES 100 EXEMPLAIRES DE LUXE SUR PAPIER JAPON DE LA MANUFACTURE IMPÉRIALE DE TOKYO. EXEMPLAIRE CO-SIGNÉ PAR L’ÉDITEUR, ÉDOUARD ROUVEYRE ET L'AUTEUR, OCTAVE UZANNE. DOUBLE ÉTAT DU FRONTISPICE. 72 PLANCHES HORS-TEXTE DE RELIURES D'ART. Il a été tiré de cette édition qui ne sera jamais réimprimée 1.500 exemplaires sur vélin teinté (le papier de la plupart de ces exemplaires sur vélin a très mal vieilli, papier bruni et roussi) et 100 exemplaires de luxe sur papier du japon (non annoncés sur les exemplaires ordinaires). Cet ouvrage est l'un des meilleurs et des plus illustrés sur la reliure moderne artistique des années 1880. Uzanne s'est servi des spécimens de sa propre bibliothèque mais également de ceux de divers collectionneurs bibliophiles comme : E. Terquem, Ed. Rouveyre, Paul Meurice, Chambolle-Duru, Amand, Marius-Michel, Gruel, etc. Sont ainsi reproduits 72 très beaux spécimens de reliures emblématiques des courants artistiques de l'époque tel le japonisme, les reliures décorées, peintes, etc. EXEMPLAIRE A RELIER DU RARE TIRAGE DE LUXE SUR JAPON. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Leçons sur les fonctions motrices du cerveau (réactions volontaires et organiques) et sur l'épilepsie cérébrale

      1887 - grand in-8, (4), IX, (1bl), Paris, O. Doin, 1887, , grand in-8, (4), IX, (1bl), 572pp, demi-chagrin havane, dos à faux nerfs, PREMIERE EDITION. Rare. Nombreuses figures dans le texte. Préface de Charcot. Ces leçons données au Collège de France (1884-1885) contiennent les études de François-Franck et de Pitres sur l'excitation de l'écorce cérébrale et la localisation des fonctions ; toutes ces nouvelles observations ayant été effectuées dans le laboratoire de Marey. Cachets de la bibliothèque du Dr Carrier de Lyon. Bon exemplaire. Morton, 1417 ; Waller I, 3225. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MATTHEW CALBRAITH PERRY A TYPICAL AMERICAN NAVAL OFFICER.

      Boston 1887, Cupples. Blue cloth, very bright copy, 459p.,. index, top edge gilt, 9 b. w. illustrations, 13 x 20 cm.,. appendicies. FIRST & ONLY EDITION. R A R E: THE AUTHOR'S SIGNED, DATED PRESENTATION COPY. A MOST EXCELLENT BIOGRAPHY OF THE MAN WHO OPENED JAPAN A superb first biography of the man who "Opened Japan" to the West including his complete Naval career. Beginning with his early naval training, off to Africa, slavers & pirates, to Europe and diplomacy, in the Mediterranean, his participation in the Mexican War. * His appointment to Open Japan, early attempts, the origin of the American Expedition to Japan, international episodes, Yedo Panic, reception of the President's letter, Japanese preparation for treaty-making, last labors. Visit to Okinawa, Hong Kong and return to Japan. * The man and his work, with copious appendices. An excellent historical document and reliable resource. * Griffis was a celebrated author and Japanophile, please inquire with us other titles by/about Perry and Griffis. * BIBLIOGRAPHY: Several excellent biographical and other citations about Griffis in Japan are cited in P. Barr: DEER CRY PAVILION, see index. * See M.C. Perry: JAPAN EXPEDITION, et al. [F.L. Hawks] * CATALOGUE OF THE CARYS' LIBRARY IN THE SOSHISHA UNIVERSITY LIBRARY, 323. * THE PAUL BLUM COLLECTION A CATALOGUE OF BOOKS: I 789 * Not in ICU: BOOKS ON JAPAN IN ENGLISH, Sept. 1983, joint holdings with IHJ Library. * This item is also cited in many of the usual bibliographies on Japan and American naval history. * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        The History of Ballarat, from the first Pastoral Settlement to the present Time ... Second Edition: With Plans, Illustrations, and original Documents.

      8vo. Original blue-green pictorial cloth blocked in dark green and gold; pp. xx, 362, very large folding chromolithographic birds-eye view, large folding colour lithographic plan, ten facsimiles and 20 lithographic plates (6 tinted), many different historiated initials comprising mostly mining scenes; hinges reinforced; large plate and plan with repaired, tears; evenly a little browned, as usual, otherwise very clean and fresh; provenance: presentation plate, printed in Ballarat for Mr James Oddie, 'Ballarat's Pioneer Digger,' inside front cover. Substantially enlarged, lavishly illustrated edition of a monograph on all aspects of the short history and rapid modernization of Ballarat, established just half a century before the publication of this book. This work tells us everything knowable about the town, the mining industry, architecture, violent upheavals (including the Eureka Stockade Riots), illustrates a Chinese restaurant, reprints old documents and proclamations. Provenance: James Oddie (1824-1911) was a Ballarat pioneer who emigrated in 1849 from England. 'James conducted a foundry in Geelong until August 1851 when gold fever lured him to Buninyong. On 1 September he moved to Golden Point, Ballarat, where as a diggers' representative he protested against the miners' licences. He joined the rushes to Mount Alexander and Bendigo and after varying luck opened a store in 1853 at Smythesdale, where he was among the first to oppose the £50 store licence. He was probably the author of the pamphlet, Laughing a Crime (Melbourne, 1853). In 1854 he moved his store near the Eureka stockade, attended many protest meetings and witnessed what he described as 'the massacre of innocent diggers'. A friend and admirer of Peter Lalor, he later erected his statue at the cost of £2200 in the main street of Ballarat' (Australian Dictionary of Biography). He expanded his local business empire and became first chairman of the Ballarat Municipal Council in 1856-58, remaining true to his liberal and democratic convictions.

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        Picturesque New Guinea. With an historical introduction and supplementary chapters on the manners and customs of the Papuans; accompanied with fifty full-page autotype illustrations..

      London: Longman's, Green, and Company, 1887. Joints and spine ends rubbed, but a very good copy preserved in a custom slipcase.. Octavo, autotype photographic plates; original gilt decorated cloth, recased with new endpapers; slipcase. First edition of this famous work, probably the most outstanding example of expedition photography undertaken in the Southern Hemisphere. This is an unusually good copy of this scarce book, more often seen in poor condition or in later binding, or both. Lindt, an accomplished professional photographer, accompanied the expedition that established Sir Peter Scratchley as the first British administrator of Papua New Guinea. Lindt's photographs are beautifully reproduced in this volume by the autotype process, probably still the most effective process for the mechanical reproduction of photographic images. The text of Lindt's volume includes his detailed account of the expedition and other material on Papua and the native population, including a section by G.S. Fort. From an ethnographic perspective, this book is a lasting visual record of coastal Papuan cultures now irrevocably changed. Longhouses, tree-houses and native sailing craft are all amply illustrated.

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        Die Radiolarien (Rhizopoda Radiaria). Eine Monographie. Zweiter Theil: Grundriss einer allgemeinen Naturgeschichte der Radiolarien & Dritter und Vierter Theil: Die Acantharien und Phaeodarien oder Actipyleen und Cannopyleen Radiolarien.

      Berlin, Georg Reimer, 1887-1888. 3 parts bound in 2 volumes. Folio (360 x 275mm). pp. xvii, 248, with one large folding coloured map and 64 (some coloured) lithographed plates; pp. (8), 31, with 12 (some coloured) lithographed plates; pp. (8), 31, with 30 (many colourerd) lithographed plates. Contemporary half cloth with publisher's printed boards. A complete copy consists of 4 volumes with 141 plates of which we offer volumes 2-4. The above work is Haeckel's greatest achievement in systematic zoology and at the same time it is his rarest work. The fine plates are after the author's own drawings, who besides from being a famous biologist, was a very gifted artist. "In his 'Radiolarien' Haeckel used Darwinian concepts in his discussion of the relations of the families of this order, in his consideration of a genealogical table, and his speculations regarding the original primitive type form of the order; and he emphasized the evolutionary significance of transitional forms" (R.C. Stauffer. Haeckel, Darwin, and ecology). The plates also appeared in the author' s radiolarian volumes of the 'Challenger-Report'. A fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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        Bibliographie aèronautique. Catalogue de Livres d’Histoire, de Science, de Voyages et de Fantaisie, traitant de la Navigation ou des Aérostats.

      - Decorative head-pieces. 62 pp., one leaf. Large 4to, orig. printed wrappers bound in cont. red half-morocco & marbled boards (spine rubbed), green morocco lettering piece on spine (with balloon devices in gilt), decorative endpapers. Paris: H. Launette, 1887. First edition, regular paper issue, but with a specially inserted frontispiece portrait of Gaston and Albert Tissandier on Japan paper along with a leaf of pale green Annonay paper specially manufactured with the watermarks of the names of Joseph and Etienne Montgolfier and their medallion portraits. This, the first bibliography on aviation, is Gaston Tissandier’s own working copy with a number of marks throughout regarding his own holdings. Apart from the rubbing, a fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller Inc.]
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        Tenting On The Plains

      Webster 1887 - Very Good Conrition - No writing or marks in book - Sound binding and hinges - Green cloth cover with colored guideon on the front cover - Gilt decorations on the cover - Frontis photo pf General Custer with tissue cover - Illustrated by Frederic Remington and others - No dust jacket - Smal bump on one corner - Photo sent on request - Shipped in a sturdy box with padding - [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Woodlanders

      London and New York: Macmillan, 1887, 1887. First edition, first binding. Purdy, pages 54-57; Sadleir 1120; NCBEL III, 982. Cloth slightly worn; a few hinges starting; very good copy.. 3 vols, 8vo, original dark green cloth, gilt lettering. Two pages of publisher's terminal ads in volume one. One of Hardy's most successful novels, written on the heels of The Mayor of Casterbridge, about the intertwined lives of five characters who live near the woodlands of Little Hintock. Copies in first state binding, as described by Purdy, are very uncommon.

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        Ostern Pappschachtel von K&K Hofzuckerbäckerei Christoph Demel’s Söhne.

      Wien, Wiener Werkstätte, Wien, Wiener Werkstätte, - Format ca. 15x12x3 cm. Farbig illustr. Orig.-Pappschachtel. Zuckerlschachtel, entworfen vom Wiener Werkstaetten-Künstler Josef Diveky (1887 in Farmos (Ungarn); - 1951 in Sopron), ungarischer Grafiker und Designer. - Nach Besuch einer privaten Malschule studierte Divéky 1905–1907 an der Akademie der Bildenden Künste Wien bei Alois Delug und 1907–1910 an der Wiener Kunstgewerbeschule. Beruflich war Divéky als Gebrauchsgrafiker in Wien, Zürich, Brüssel und Budapest erfolgreich tätig. Ab 1919 lebte er in der Schweiz, ab 1941 lehrte er an der Kunstgewerbeschule Budapest. Divéky arbeitete für die Wiener Werkstätte, als Designer für die Glaslusterfirma Lobmeyr, schuf ex libris, publizierte in verschiedenen Zeitschriften und arbeitete auch als Buchillustrator. Zu seinen hervorragenden Arbeiten zählen die Illustrationen zur bibliophilen Ausgabe "Heinrich Heine - Der Doktor Faust - ein Tanzpoem." Morawe & Scheffelt Verlag Berlin, 1912; gedruckt in der Hof- Buch- und Steindruckerei von Dietsch & Brückner in Weimar in 400 Exemplaren. Die Buchbindearbeit besorgte die Leipz. Buchb. Akt.-Ges. vorm. Gustav Fritzsche Abt. für Handbindekunst in Berlin. Quelle Wikipedia. - Die Schachtel an den Kanten und Ecken beschabt, leichtere Stauchspuren, der mit dem Firmenloge der Konditorei Dehmel bedruckte Hinterdeckel etwas gebräunt, Bräunungsspur um Innenkarton. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Riepenhausen]
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        Histoire des Ballons et des Aéronautes célèbres.

      Portrait of the author (in two states) & many photogravure plates (some in color & some double-page). xxiv, 156 pp., one leaf; 2 p.l., v, 161 pp., one leaf. Two vols. Large 4to (300 x 215 mm.), orig. printed wrappers bound in embroidered bindings designed by Marius Michel (detailed description below), t.e.g., others uncut. Paris: H. Launette, 1887-90. [bound with at the end of the second volume]:--. Bibliographie aèronautique. Catalogue de Livres d'Histoire, de Science, de Voyages et de Fantaisie, traitant de la Navigation ou des Aérostats. Decorative head-pieces. 62 pp., one leaf. Large 4to, orig. printed wrappers bound in. Paris: H. Launette, 1887. The author's own set, so stated on the limitation page, assembled in the most luxurious state from the issue limited to 25 copies printed on Japan paper, bound in two highly important embroidered bindings by Marius Michel. This set of the Histoire contains a double suite of all the photogravure plates and text illustrations in different states. The Bibliographie aèronautique is numbered "1" of 25 copies on Japan paper. Chemist, meteorologist, author, and aviator Gaston Tissandier (1843-99), and his brother Albert were the most famous balloonists of their time. They were the first to successfully power an airship using an electric motor. Gaston's history of ballooning was the standard work for many years and his bibliography was the first to be compiled on the subject of aviation. It is hard to imagine a more elaborate and luxurious set of these two works: the author's own copies, printed specially on Japan paper and limited to 25 copies each, with double sets of illustrations in different states, and bound in two superb and important embroidered bindings designed by and executed for Marius Michel. These works were exhibited at the magnificent and ground-breaking exhibition "Livres en Broderie," organized by Sabine Coron and Martine Lefèvre in 1995 at the Bibliothèque de l'Arsenal. The bindings are described as follows: original brown morocco, spines in five compartments & lettered in gilt; inset panels on each cover with elaborately embroidered floral scenes with pale green silk backgrounds, framed with alternating shades of brown & silver wire, flowers in various hues ranging from pale blue to dark red, each flower also framed with silver wire; each upper cover with a balloon ascending in the upper right hand corner, the balloon on Vol. I with the legend: "Sic itur ad astra," the balloon on Vol. II with a different design; the lower covers both having the same design but each employing different ranges of colors. The embroidery is very fine and fresh. Doublures with quintuple fillets in gilt and red silk endpapers. Morocco chemises and slipcases. Top edges gilt, others uncut. ❧ BnF, Livres en Broderie. Reliures françaises du Moyen Age à nos Jours, item 124-(with illustration in color). .

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        Die Burgen der rheinischen Pfalz. Ein Beitrag zur Landeskunde und mittelalterlichen Kriegsbaukunst enthaltend 14 Tafeln mit 40 Burgen nach den Selbstaufnahmen des Verfassers.

      - Straßburg, Selbstverlag, 1887, Kl.-4°, 47 S. + 14 doppelblattgroße, lithographierte Tafeln, Halbleinwandeinband der Zeit mit marmorierten Deckeln (Einband berieben, bestoßen und fleckig - innen sauber und schön erhalten)

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        The Western Avernus

      

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        Six Years of a Tramps Life in South Africa

      

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        A Crystal Age

      

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        A Memoir of Ralph Waldo Emerson.

      Houghton Mifflin. First edition, advance copy.. Cloth a little worn; very good copy.. Myerson D138; BAL vol. 3, page 68. 2 vols, 8vo, original blue cloth, gilt lettering, t.e.g. Frontis portrait. A substantial memoir of Emerson that includes previously unpublished selections from his letters, journals and manuscripts. This is one of a few advance copies ("probably no more than 50" - Myerson) with the following printed note from the publisher tipped in both volumes: "This advance copy of Mr. Cabot's Memoir of Mr. Emerson is sent to you in accordance with the author's desire that, as a personal friend of Mr. Emerson, you may have it on the latter's birthday, May 25; but as the work will not be issued till September next, you are respectfully and earnestly requested to regard it as confidential, until its formal publication, and especially to guard against its being reviewed in the press before that time. Houghton, Mifflin & Co." On the front blank of this copy is the following inscription: "James Russell Lowell / from J. E. Cabot / May 25 1887." Lowell made a few annotations in the margins ("But what a different traveller was Montaigne!") and on the front free endpaper is the signature of his descendant Francis Lowell Burnett.

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        [Nihon Kokon zeika Zukai]. Short Biographies of Eminent Japanese in Ancient and Modern Times, Each with a Characteristic Illustration. Two volumes (all publ.). Tokyo, Kyushun-do, Meiji 20 & 23 (1887 & 1890).

      Large 8vo. Lvs 22 + 22, folded in the Japanese manner (fukuro-toji). Text in English and the illustrations have captions in English and Japanese (Kanji). With twenty double page colour woodcut prints. Original Japanese wrappers, printed paper labels on upper covers. First edition. According to the preface the editors originally planned to print ten volumes in this series but us we can understand only these two volumes were published. Another issue (two volumes) with bilingual text was published simultaneously. A collection of twenty biographies of famous people, for example: Iwakura Tomomi (19th century important statesman and ambassador); Murasaki Shikibu (10th century, famous authoress of The story of Genji); Sugawara no Michizane (9th century, learned scholar and statesman, worshipped as the god of literature); Prince Shotuko (died A.D. 620, great statesman and invented the first laws of Japan); Saigo Takamori (19th century samurai of the Satsuma daimo); Minamoto no Yoshiie ( 11th century, governor general of Mutsu); Takenouchi no Sukune (born in the first century, held various officies for more than 244 years) and; Empress Jingu Kogu (regarded as superhuman). Each story accompanied with an interesting and beautiful double page illustration. A lovely copy. Not in Cordier

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        THE MONARCH OF DREAMS

      Lee and Shepard, Publishers, Boston 1887 - Small octavo, pp. [1-6] [1-6] 7-52 [53-58: blank] [note: first three and last three leaves are blanks], original decorated brown cloth, front panel stamped in black and gold, spine panel stamped in gold, endpapers decorated with floral pattern printed in green. First edition. A presentation copy inscribed by Higginson to fellow American man of letters [James] Brander Matthews (1852-1929): "Brander Matthews / with regards of / the author / Cambridge, Mass / Jan 1, 1887." A man's ego is trapped in its interior world of fantasy as the result of a scientific experiment. The protagonist, Francis Ayrault, moves to an isolated farmhouse in a New England country village to conduct dream research, the object being to cause his dreams to recur by conscious thought and "render himself what no human being had ever yet been, -- the ruler of his own dreams." His experiment is successful, but his ego is ultimately enslaved by the dream world he has created. He neglects the world of everyday external life with tragic results and descends into madness. H. Bruce Franklin calls Higginson's novelette "extraordinary" in Future Perfect, his critical anthology of nineteenth-century American science-fiction. "At a time when the reading populace of the western world was excitedly consuming the most bizarre and perhaps truly earthshaking psychological researches, Higginson presented as a kind of archetypal psychological explorer a new variant of of Hawthorne's scientist -- still isolated, obsessed, and overreaching -- but now manipulating no one or thing but himself." - Franklin, p. 252. Reginald 37835. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). BAL 8346. Wright (III) 2670. A fine, bright copy. A very elusive book. (#136056) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Picturesque New Guinea. With an historical introduction and supplementary chapters on the manners and customs of the Papuans; accompanied with fifty full-page autotype illustrations.

      Longman's, Green, and Company, London 1887 - Octavo, autotype photographic plates; original gilt decorated cloth, recased with new endpapers; slipcase. First edition of this famous work, probably the most outstanding example of expedition photography undertaken in the Southern Hemisphere. This is an unusually good copy of this scarce book, more often seen in poor condition or in later binding, or both. Lindt, an accomplished professional photographer, accompanied the expedition that established Sir Peter Scratchley as the first British administrator of Papua New Guinea. Lindt's photographs are beautifully reproduced in this volume by the autotype process, probably still the most effective process for the mechanical reproduction of photographic images. The text of Lindt's volume includes his detailed account of the expedition and other material on Papua and the native population, including a section by G.S. Fort. From an ethnographic perspective, this book is a lasting visual record of coastal Papuan cultures now irrevocably changed. Longhouses, tree-houses and native sailing craft are all amply illustrated. Joints and spine ends rubbed, but a very good copy preserved in a custom slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Culture's Garland, Being Memoranda of the Gradual Rise of Literature, Art, Music and Society in Chicago, and other Western Ganglia . . . With an Introduction by Julian Hawthorne

      Boston: Ticknor and Co., 1887 1887 First edition, wrappers format, issued in Ticknor's Paper Series of Choice Reading

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        Manuel Historique et Bibliographique de lAmateur des Reliures

      Gruel & Engelmann, Editeurs,. Used - Good. 1887. Tall 4to, 186 pp., over 100 full-page plates illustrating historical binding practices. Full dark brown crushed morocco, extensively gilt-decorated. Some wear to extremities. Spine in six compartments, with raised bands. Calf and bands of top two compartments has come detached at front joist. Both boards extensively gilt-tooled, also gilt-tooled dentelles. Marbled endpapers. Top edges gilt. Original wraps bound in. Overall a very nice copy with some wear.. (Subject: Books on Books.)

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        Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms, and Superstitions of Ireland. With Sketches of the Irish Past.

      London: Ward and Downey, 1887., 1887. FIRST EDITION. Two volumes, octavo, pp. xi, 280, 15 of adverts, pp. viii, 370. Dark green cloth with gilt titles to spine and upper, blind stamped publisher's emblem to rear boards, bevelled edges. Edges untrimmed, many pages uncut. Patterned endpapers. With a contemporary four page publisher's brochure. Some light occasional spotting to the textblock, some spotting to the edges. Light wear to the head and tail of the spines, cloth and gilt generally very bright. A fine example.

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        The Mystery of a Hansom Cab

      London: Hansom Cab Publishing Company, 1887. Soft cover. Very Good. 2nd Impression November 1987. One Hundred and Twenty-Fifth Thousand. Book remains very tight and clean. Wrapper is very worn with closed tears and some small missing sections and with loose back page.

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        Deutsche Volkstrachten. Original-Zeichnungen mit erklärendem Text. 2. vermehrte Auflage. Mit farbig lithographiertem Titel u. 90 farbig lithographierten Trachtentafeln, gegenüber der Erstausgabe um 10 Tafeln aus Schleswig-Holstein, Preußisch-Litauen und Elsaß-Lothringen vermehrt.

      Leipzig, Bach, (1887-90). - 166 Seiten. Gutes Exemplar mit wirklich prachtvollen Tafeln. A4-130 Versand Dienstags und Freitags Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 6000 4°,Original Halbleder mit reicher Goldprägung und dreiseitigem Goldschnitt (etwas berieben, Rücken neu aufgezogen). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Journal. Mémoires de la vie littéraire. 1851-1895.

      Charpentier, Paris 4228 - Paris, Charpentier, 1887-1896.9 volumes in-12 (173 x 109 mm), demi-chagrin bleu nuit de l?époque, plats de percaline granitée, dos à 4 nerfs ornés, (quelques pâles rousseurs disparates). ÉDITION ORIGINALE.Exemplaire de la s?ur d?Alphonse Daudet qui avait épousé Léon Allard en 1874 et qui porte cet envoi d?Edmond de Goncourt : «à Madame Allard / souvenir affectueux / Edmond de Goncourt».Un ancien possesseur a rajouté au crayon sur le dernier feuillet de chaque volume quelques nouvelles entrées aux tables.Séduisant exemplaire du chef-d'?uvre des frères Goncourt, assurément l'une des chroniques littéraires les plus célèbres et les plus passionnantes du Tout-Paris de la seconde moitié du XIXe siècle.

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        Mittheilungen über das Tesdorpfsche Geschlecht

      Knorr & Hirth, München 1887 - ( Verfasser und Erscheinungsjahr ermittelt nach dem Karlsruher Virtuellen Katalog ) 3 n.n. Blätter, 181 Seiten. Mit einer farbigen Wappenfrontispiztafel in Chromolithographie ( Hausmarke des Peter Tesdorp ) sowie einigen Tafeln ( Holzstich-Ansicht der Insel Neuwerk - Porträt Johann Tessdorff - Lübeck gegen Ende des 17. Jahrhunderts - Porträt Peter Hinrich Tessdorpf ) - Handschriften-Tafel ) und 7 ausfaltbaren Stammtafeln, Olhdr mit goldgeprägtem schmalen Einbandrücken, 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.* Einband etwas berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen. Innen auf Vorsatz alter Besitzvermerk *Chr. Hansen*, Seiten und Tafeln teils etwas stockfleckig. - selten - ( Gewicht 950 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

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        Zur Genealogie der Moral. Eine Streitschrift.

      Naumann, Leipzig 1887 - XIV, 182 S., 1 Blatt. Schmuckloser flexibler privater Leinenband der Zeit ohne Rückentitel. Das zweite von Nietzsche auf eigene Kosten veröffentlichte Buch erschien in einer Auflage von nur 600 Exemplaren. Angesichts des schleppenden Absatzes - nach mehr als zwei Monaten waren nur 203 Exemplare bestellt, was immerhin Nietzsches Erwartungen noch übertraf - schrieb er an den Verleger: "Mir selber ist inzwischen der Zweifel gekommen, ob der Titel glücklich (ich meine im Sinne des buchhändlerischen Vertriebs glücklich) gewählt ist." Mit kleinem Namenszug und dem Vermerk "Erstausgabe" auf dem vorderen Innendeckel. Das letzte Blatt mit dem Inhaltsverzeichnis unten im Bund mit unscheinbarem, kleinem Wasserrand. Der Buchblock ist an vier Stellen angebrochen, wird durch die Heftfäden aber noch gut zusammengehalten. Der Rücken ist etwas berieben, insgesamt handelt es sich jedoch um ein ordentliches, sauberes Exemplar. Erste Ausgabe. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Nouvelles de Mérimée - La Mosaïque.

      Paris, Librairie des Bibliophiles 1887 - Avec des Dessins de Aranda, de Beaumont, Bramtot, Le Blanc, Merson, Myrbach, Sinibaldi. Gravés par Le Rat, Lalauze, Toussaint, Champollion, Géry-Bichard, Manesse, Em. Buland. Préface par Jules Lemaitre. Table : Avertissement - Description des gravures - Préface - Mateo Falcone - L'Enlèvement de la Redoute - Tamango - Le Vase Étrusque - La Partie de Trictrac - Les Amis du Purgatoire - La Vénus d'Ille - Vision de Charles XI. Tirage à petit nombre, celui-ci un des 100 sur papier vélin de HOLLANDE à la forme Van Gelder. Un portrait-frontispice d'après une lithographie de Devéria, gravé par Lalauze et 7 hors texte. Lettrines, culs-de-lampe et ornement par Giacomelli. Imprimé par Jouaust. Complet & Contrôlé. Paris, Librairie des Bibliophiles - 1887 - xii et 294 pages. Superbe reliure plein maroquin rouge signée Guétant. Dos lisse finement orné et doré. Titre, auteur et date en pied dorés. Tête dorée sur témoins, non rogné. Triple filet doré encadrant les plats, double sur les contreplats. Signet. Premier de couverture conservé. Pas de rousseur. Parfait état pour ce très bel exemplaire. Format in-8°(21x14). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Some Chinese Ghosts

      Boston: Robert Brothers, 1887. First edition. Small ink spots on rear, tips a trifle bumped, light rubbing. An uncommonly fine, fresh copy in custom slipcase.. 8vo, patterned endpapers, original red cloth stamped in black on the front, gilt on the spine. Hearn's scarce second book. A difficult book to find in fine condition.

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        Vedute del Tevere in Roma prima della sua sistemazione: sponda destra (- sinistra).

      Roma, Fratelli D'Alessandri, 1887, - due album in-folio (mm 514x426). Legatura uniforme coeva in percallina marrone, al piatto anteriore titolo in oro entro cornice impressa a secco definita da duplice filetto dorato. Cantonali metallici agli angoli esterni. Abrasioni ai piatti, mancanze alle cuffie inferiori e superiori, particolarmente danneggiata la porzione inferiore del dorso del secondo volume. Numerazione manoscritta in lapis rosso al verso di ogni carta. I) Sponda destra: 43 fotografie all'albumina (misura media mm 385x270) montate su cartoncino. All'angolo inferiore destro timbro a secco dello studio fotografico romano Fratelli D'Alessandri. Didascalia esplicativa stampata sul supporto cartaceo al piede di ogni fotografia con datazione della stessa. La didascalia delle fotografie 28-33, 35 e 37 è impressa su un ritaglio cartaceo. II) Sponda sinistra: 53 fotografie all'albumina (misura media mm 385x270) montate su cartoncino. All'angolo inferiore destro timbro a secco dello studio fotografico romano Fratelli D'Alessandri. Didascalia esplicativa stampata sul supporto cartaceo al piede di ogni fotografia con datazione della stessa. La didascalia delle fotografie 35, 38-40 è impressa su un ritaglio cartaceo, mentre è manoscritta quella delle fotografie 36 e 37. Le fotografie 50 e 53 sono montate su cartoncino azzurro. Splendido esemplare, lievi arrossature. Eccezionale raccolta di fotografie realizzate tra il 1877 e il 1887 dai fratelli Antonio e Paolo Francesco D'Alessandri, titolari di uno dei più affermati studi fotografici italiani dell'Ottocento, nonchè del primo studio professionale di Roma. Nel 1887 il Genio Civile di Roma commissionò ai D'Alessandri una campagna fotografica destinata a documentare lo stato del fiume Tevere prima e dopo la costruzione degli argini, promossa dal piano regolatore del 1883: questa raccolta di albumine rappresenta un'opera di fondamentale valore per la conservazione della memoria storica romana, ovvero una delle rarissime documentazioni visive della Roma ottocentesca, oggi altrimenti perduta. Il ruolo centrale di queste albumine per la storia della Capitale venne messo in luce nella grande Mostra di fotografia romana curata da Silvio Negro, tenutasi nel 1956. Composto complessivamente da 96 fotografie, questo straordinario esemplare costituisce una delle raccolte più complete fra le pochissime conosciute (il Museo di Roma possiede una raccolta di 90 fotografie). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Zur Genealogie der Moral (On the Genealogy of Morals)

      

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        Monumental Panoramic View of The Forum Romanum, the Temple of Saturn in the foreground [ORIGINAL 3-PART ALBUMEN PRINT]

      NP, [Rome] 1887 - A three-part panoramic albumen print of the ruins of the Temple of Saturn* (Roman Forum, Rome), mounted on board and framed in a contemporary oak frame. The splendid image was made in 1887, and is attributed to Italian photographer Domenico Anderson (1854-1938).** A similar won the Silver Medal at the Chicago Convention in the same year (1887).The three individual prints measure app. 20 1/2 x 29 1/2" (ca 52 x 74,5 cm) each, and the mount: 37 1/4 x 69 1/4" (94,5 x 175,5 cm). The entire tryptic measures 29 1/2 x 61 3/4" (ca 74,5 x 157 cm). The oak frame measures: 48 1/4 x 80" (122,5 x 203 cm). Light and sporadic rubbing along edges of oak frame. Some soiling to mount at verso. Age-toning and sporadic foxing to the first and third print. Frame in overall good+, albumen prints in good to very good condition. * The 4th century CE Temple of Saturn is situated in the north west corner of the Roman Forum of Rome and has eight majestic columns still standing. Built in honor of Saturn it was the focal point of an ancient cult and stood on the site of the original temple dedicated in c. 497 BCE by the dictator Titus Tatius, which itself had replaced the god's first shrine, the Ara Saturni. **Domenico Anderson (1854-1938) was an Italian photographer, the son of the photography pioneer James Anderson (1813-1877), from whom he inherited and continued the work in Rome. After his death, his archive was acquired by the Fratelli Alinari in Florence. Domenico Anderson is particularly known for his photographs of monumental architecture, Roman antiquities, church interiors, and religious art.

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        Medizinal-Pflanzen in naturgetreuen Abbildungen mit kurz erläuterndem Text.3 Bände (alles Erschienene).Mit 283 chromolithographischen Tafeln. Erste Ausgabe. Medizinal-Pflanzen in naturgetreuen Abbildungen mit kurz erläuterndem Text. Atlas zur Pharmacopoea germanica, austriaca, belgica et. al. Herausg. von G. Pabst. Bände 1-3.

      Gera, Köhler, 1887ff. - Erste Ausgabe. – Nissen 1085. Gutes Exemplar mit den prachtvollen, farbfrischen Chromotafeln. Exlibris auf Vorsatz, teils etwas gebräunt, insgesamt schönes Exemplar. u r Versand Dienstags und Freitags Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 5000 4°. Original HaLbleder mit Rücken- u. Deckel-Titel (leicht berieben, Bd. 2 oberes Kapital mit kleiner Läsur, etwas beschabt). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ansicht von Vevey am Genfer See (Kanton Waadt, Schweiz) - Unique Coastal View of Vevey, Lake Geneva - 1887

      vom Künstler signiert datiert und mit Ortsangabe Vevey - 1887 - Ansicht von Vevey am Genfer See 1887 bei gutem Wetter, von dem See aus gesehen. Im Vordergrund ein lokales Fischerboot. Öl auf Leinwand, 31 x 50 cm / mit Rahmen 43 x 62 cm. Unten rechts signiert, datiert und Ortsangabe. Guter Zustand und originaler Rahmen - Vue de Vevey, Lac Leman, Huile sur toile 31 x 50 cm, signee et datee en bas a droite "Aug. Fischer, Vevey 1887" - cadre original (fin du XIX siecle) - Coastal View of Vevey, Lake Geneva 1887 - good weather View of the "Beach" at Vevey with a sailing boat in the foreground - Oil on canvas on original stretcher, 31 by 50 cm (12 by 20 in.), with frame 43 x 62 cm (17 by 24 in.) - signed and dated "Aug. Fischer, Genfersö, 1887, Vevey" lower right – traces of age otherwise good conditionr, cleaned, ready to hang, original frame - Weitere Abbildungen auf Anfrage, more photos on request Bitte kontaktieren Sie uns für mehr Informationen über die Lieferung. Please contact us for more information regarding delivery [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Ueber sehr schnelle elektrische Schwingungen (und) Nachtrag. 26, 2 S. Mit 1 Tafel. - Und: Derselbe. Ueber einen Einfluss des ultravioletten Lichtes auf die electrische Entladung. 16 S. In: Annalen der Physik und Chemie. NF. Band 31.

      Leipzig Barth 1887 - (21,5 x 14 cm). VIII, 1048 S. Mit 7 gefalteten lithographierten Tafeln. Halbleinwandband der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe seiner berühmten Arbeit über die mit Lichtgeschwindigkeit fortschreitenden elektrischen Wellen. - "Hertz demonstrated what Maxwell had predicted, that electromagnetic waves radiated in space with the speed of ligth. Hertz determined these waves to be of greater length than light and that they could be reflected, refracted and polarized. This discovery and its demonstration led directly to radio communication, television and radar" (Dibner). - Stempel auf Titel. Einband leicht berieben, sonst sauber und gut erhalten. - DSB 6, 340; Darmstaedter 853; Dibner, Heralds of Science 71 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Game of Logic

      

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        Autograph letter signed (paraph).

      Apparently Aberdeen, 18. II. 1887. - 8vo. 3 pp. on bifolium. To the concert agent Ignaz Kugel, asking him to organize a tour of Russia, Denmark or Sweden. - On headed paper "Mann's Palace Hotel".

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        La photographie astronomique à l'Observatoire de Paris et la carte du ciel

      Gauthier-Villars, Paris 1887 - ____ Première édition. Elle est illustrée par 7 planches hors-texte : 4 sont des photographies originales collées. Les photos des frères Henry montrent la Lune, l'amas d'Hercule, Jupiter et Saturne. Des images que l'on n'avait encore jamais vues avec autant de détails. Envoi manuscrit de l'auteur : "A Monsieur H. de Lacaze-Duthiers, membre de l'Institut, souvenirs bien affectueux, E. Mouchez." Henri de Lacaze-Duthiers (1821-1901) était professeur de zoologie et membre de l'Académie des Sciences. Ernest Mouchez était entré à l'Académie des Sciences en 1875. En 1878, il fut nommé directeur de l'Observatoire de Paris. ___ First edition. Illustrated by 7 plates : 4 are photographs by Prosper and Paul Henry. "Two young astronomers at the Paris observatory, the brothers Prosper and Paul Henry, both of whom were also talented opticians, had just completed an astrograph and Mouchez had it adopted for this gigantic undertaking [to produce photographically a large scale general map of heavens], which took more than fifty years." DSB 9, 551. INSCRIBED by the author to Henri de Lacaze-Duthiers, zoologist and one of his colleagues at the Academie des Sciences. ______ Format : In-12. [190 x 125 mm] Collation : 107 pp., 7 planches h.-t. dont une dépliante. Broché, couverture imprimée. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Report of Winfield S. Schley, Commander U.S. Navy, Commanding Greely Relief Expedition of 1884. Signed and inscribed by W.S. Schley

      Washington DC: Government Printing Office 1887 - Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1887, First Edition. 4to. Ñ 29.8cm, 75 pp., 32 beautifully executed full-page photographic and engraved plates, 3 maps bound at rear, frontispiece portrait of Commander Schley with tissue guard. Publisher's ruled brown cloth, faded, but legible gilt title on cover. Exterior is in Very Good+ Condition. Interior with evidence of water marks along interior gutter area, but not affecting images or text. Inside the rear end leaf bearing the distinct bookplate of Magdalen Tasker Polk. Overall a Very Good and complete copy. Very Scarce being signed and inscribed by W. S. Schley on the front free end leaf and reading, "To A.C. Buell, Esq. With the Compliments and kind regards of his friend. W.S. Schley Ñ Captain, U.S.N. Ñ Washington DC, Oct. 4th, 1888". Contains the detailed report of the expedition of the "Bear", "Thetis" and "Alert"; the personnel, provisions, itineraries; the "Bear" and "Thetis's" trip into Smith Sound, rescue of Greely and companions at Cape Sabine; notes on the condition of the rescued men, and ice conditions en route. Ñ Arctic Bibliography 18385 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Game of Logic

      Macmillan and Co. 1887 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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