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        Golfing. A Handbook to The Royal and Ancient Game with List of Clubs, Rules, &c. Also Golfing Sketches and Poems

      Edinburgh: W & R Chambers. G+ : in Good condition plus without dust jacket. Spine darkened. 1887. First Edition. Red pictorial hardback cloth cover. 180mm x 120mm (7" x 5"). 134pp,+ ads. .

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        The Life and Services of Brevet Brigadier-General Andrew Johnson Alexander

      n.p, New York, 1887. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. WILSON, JAMES HARRISON. The Life and Services of Brevet Brigadier-General Andrew Johnson Alexander, New York: n.p., 1887. Quarto, first edition, pp. 135, original blue cloth with black stamped rules and gilt lettering to front, blind-stamped badge design and rules to back, frontispiece portrait photo (a mounted albumen print). Howes 528, Dornbusch V.2, 1616, not in Nevins. Like his subject, Wilson was a Union general. Covered here is not just various actions of the Civil War, but subsequent Indian wars. Condition of this book: Boards worn, especially at edges, endpages soiled by dust, interior very good, print is faded. Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; United States; 19th century; Military & Warfare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52894. .

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. („Nees v. Esenbeck").

      Breslau, 2. September o. J. - Mit eh. Adresse (Faltbrief).pkpk An den Orientalisten und Bibliothekar an der Breslauer Universitätsbibliothek Adolf Friedrich Stenzler (18007–1887): „Von einem Freund in England werde ich um biographische Notizen über verschiedene deutsche Botaniker gebeten, zu deren Bearbeitung ich diese Herbstferien benutzen muß, wenn ich nicht wortbrüchig werden will. Ich bedarf aber zu meiner Arbeit der auf beiliegenden Scheinen bemerkten Bücher u. hoffe vertrauensvoll von Ihrer Güte daß Sie mir dieselben über die Ferien zukommen lassen werden; aber wo möglich schon morgen oder übermorgen [.]". – Papierbedingt etwas gebräunt; Bl. 2 mit kleinem Ausriß durch Siegelbruch.

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        A Rare 1887 Photographic Card from Miller, D.T. With Town Directory on Verso

      J.N. Templeman [1887]. 6 3/4" x 4" Photograph by J.N. Templeman of the town of Miller, Dakota Territory Business Directory: Leading Firms of Miller, Dakota. Louis Carroll Wade's study, small-Town Survival on the Great Plains: Miller, Dakota Territory, in the 1880's shows how the boom from the late 1870's to the mid-1800's led to the Dakota Territory's population nearly tripled. The key to the town of Miller's rise to the ascendancy in Hand County was its being built in close proximity to the Dakota Central Railrway (a branch of the Chicago and Northwestern) as the mIller family came from Iowa in late 1881 and began to invest not only in agriculture but laid out tht town with Broadway being the widest street. They were involved in many of the main businesses in the town (as noted on the directory). Although these businesses are not always named in Wade's work G.H. Carroll's business is noted as Land and Farm Loads (see p. 330) the Vanderbilt Hotel with room for 200 guest (Ibid), the Hand County Bank (see p. 339), J.W. Coquillette (see p. 344), in 1886 J. Linn Roll built an opera house capable of seating 500 people (see p. 339) The fires that were endemic to frontier towns also hit Miller but fortunately only one store was destroyed. Then sunk an artesian well which provided not only ample water for the fire department but also its warmth was welcomed for laundry and bathing. Several of the businesses are unknown in the later Miller directories.

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        She Stoops To Conquer. A Comedy by Dr. Goldsmith with drawings by Edwin. A. Abbey

      New York: Harper & Brothers. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1887. Full Leather. Deluxe publisher's trade binding of full brown calf, gilt extra, a.e.g, gilt-flecked brown clay-paper endpapers, satin bookmarker, in the publisher's plain unprinted dust jacket and original decorative box; pp. 177, plus 10 heliogravure plates with captioned tissue-guards, and numerous in-text illustrations, some full page. The book is fine, with only the slightest rubbing along some of the extremities; the dust wrapper has some scattered chipping and a long tear with loss at the rear spine joint and spots of soiling on both panels; the publisher's box is rubbed and damaged, with one side-piece detached, another nearly so, others compromised; Abbey's drawings for the suite of illustrations were done between October 1882 and February 1887. Scarce in the box; scarcer still in the dust jacket .

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        Aufgeklärte mosaische Archi-Geschichte. [with] Offener brief an den deutschen reichskanzler Bismark [sic]

      New York: Wolff & Co., 1887. First edition. Contemporary pebbled brown cloth with morocco spine label lettered in gilt. A very good copy, boards rubbed, spine ends renewed, manuscript title page soiled, a few edge tears and institutional library stamps.. [2], [1], [2], 342 pp.; [2], [1], 12 pp. Biblical criticism of the Pentateuch. Lithographed handwritten text primarily in German, with some Greek and numerous symbols. Extra manuscript title page. Originally issued separately in nine parts. Bound with the Open Letter to Bismarck, published by Braeunlich & Co., in 1879 with a vignette title page and twelve leaves printed rectos only in black and red. They are preceded by leaves identifying them as a Supplement. Louis Knoth was an Austrian immigrant educated at the University of Vienna where he received his medical degree in 1838. He practiced medicine in New York on Essex Street and was a member of the New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor. OCLC locates only five copies of the main work: Jewish Theological Seminary of America, Hebrew Union College, Harvard, Trinity College Dublin, and University Library of Erlangen-Nürnberg. There are also copies at Göteborgs universitetsbibliotek, Bavarian State Library, Staatsbibliothek Berlin, and Universitat Gottinger. Copies of the Bismarck piece are at Yale and University of Michigan.

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         Vom Hirn und Rückenmark. Mainz, P.A. Winkopp & Komp. (colophon: printed by Johann Joseph Alef), 1788. Small 8vo (15.5 x 9.5 cm). Near contemporary boards. .

      August Hirsch, Biogr. Lexikon ... Aerzte (1887), pp. 453-455; cf. VD18 (1792 ed.). First edition of one of the rare early anatomical works of one of the most important German anatomists, later also known for his introduction of vaccinations against smallpox soon after Jenner's 1798 publications on the subject, his work on fossils and sunspots, and his 1809 invention of an electrical telegraph. The present work discusses the anatomy of the human brain and spinal chord, carrying on from the author's doctoral thesis a decade earlier on the neural organization of the brain. In very good condition. The backstrip is slightly damaged, but the binding remains good..

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      Paris - Librairie L. Conquet 1887 - A limited edition of this attractive collection of Alfred de Musset novels, bound into oneattractivehalf-morocco volume. Containing his works Les Deux Maitresses, Emmeline, Le Fils Du Titien, Frederic et Bernerette and Pierre et Camille, the work is illustrated with plates and vingettes throughout, and is part of a limited printing of five hundred copies, of which this is number three hundred and two. Condition: In decorative half-morocco binding with cloth-covered boards and gilt detailing. Externally very smart, thereare some minor marks to the boards, as well as minorwear to the joints, extremities and backstrip. Internally, the pages are firmly bound and generally bright and clean throughout, although there are some handling marks and the odd spot. Overall: NEAR FINE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Francillon. -

      Calmann-Lévy 1887 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-4 153 pp. Reliure demi-chagrin mandarine à coins, dos à nerfs orné de fleurons dorés, tête dorée, non rogné, couvertures et dos conservés. Reliure signée J. H. Pinault. Papier d'une très belle fraicheur. Très bel état. EDITION ORIGINALE LIMITEE à 141 exemplaires, celui-ci un des 75 sur Hollande. Pièce d?Alexandre Dumas fils, représentée pour la première fois sur le Théatre-Francais à Paris le 17 janvier 1887. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Japan in days of Yore. I.

      Hakubunsha, Japan 1887 - This is string tied at the spine.The front cover has a crease.The back cover has a chip to the corners.The spine has no covering.The pages has yellowing and some foxing.This has 78 + pages with 12 color illustrations. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Propos d'exil

      Calmann-Lévy 1887 - - Calmann-Lévy, Paris 1887, 15x20cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 30 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande. Minuscules manques aux plats de couverture, deux petites taches au deuxième plat, témoins conservés. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Edition, one of 75 numbered copies on Holland paper. Beautiful copy preserved witnesses. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Vassili Verestchagin

      Richard Bentley, London 1887 - Painter, Soldier, Traveller. Autobiographical sketches. Translated from the German and the French by FH Peters. Travels in Trans-Caucasus, Journey through Central Asia (Tashkent, Chinese Frontier, the Eastern Himalayas, Cashmere, Ladakh, and Experiences in the Russo-Turkish War. Thoughts on the inconveniences of travelling in Russia. Two volumes 336 & 330 pp, ill With ill & drawings by the author. A vg set in orig. blue gilt stamped cloth. Slight stain on cover vol two and back of vol one; also opposite start of first page of vol two someone had very neatly drawn a route map of the author's travels). Scarce title. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dictionnaire généalogique des Familles Canadiennes

      Eusèbe Sénécal & fils 1887 - Eusèbe Sénécal & fils (Montréal), 1887. Couverture rigide rouge (cuirette). Accros au dos du volume V. Dos pâlis sur 6 volumes. Bon état [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      1887 - London: Macmillan and Co., 1887. 2 pp undated ads. Original red cloth. First Published Edition. This Lewis Carroll book combines the two main thrusts of the author's work: books for children, and books on mathematics. It contains logic puzzles, still popular today, in which various groups are defined, and then inferences must be made or disproved about the groups. One example is, what can be deduced from: "No old Jews are fat millers" plus "All my friends are old millers." As an aid to visualize these concepts, Dodgson provided a game board with spatial areas, and colored counters to place in such areas. Dodgson's text was geared toward making the concepts understandable for small children. However, it is easy to see why the book was an utter failure in that regard: most adults, let alone children, would have difficulty understanding these "games."~The actual first edition of this book was published in (and is dated) 1886; however, Dodgson was extremely dissatisfied with the visual quality of this book, so he quashed the first edition before it was issued (only a few copies of it are known), and had it replaced with this printing in 1887 (so dated). As usual, Dodgson hid the name of the dedicatee in an acrostic: in this case it was Climene Mary Holiday, decipherable from the second letter of each line of verse.~In addition to the book, game-playing accoutrements were also provided (and are present here): (1) a game board on heavy card stock (reproduced as the book's frontispiece), on the reverse of which is the same "title page" as in the book; (2) seven of the nine original "counters," three grey and four pink; and (3) the original envelope. (This copy's game board and envelope are dated 1887, like the book; some copies have a game board and/or envelope dated 1886, since these were re-used from the suppressed edition.)~This copy is in near-fine condition (spine slightly darkened, but scarcely any wear). The game board is near-fine (one tiny corner chipped, a little faint foxing), and the envelope is good-to-very good (flap lacking, one tear, some foxing). Williams Madan & Green 196. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Frohliche Wissenschaft ("la gaya scienza"). Neue Ausgabe mit einem Anhange: Lieder des Prinsen Vogelfrei (The Gay Science ).

      E.W. Fritzsch,, Leipzig 1887 - "Gott ist tot!" (God is dead!)NIETZSCHE, Friedrich. Die Frohliche Wissenschaft ("la gaya scienza"). Neue Ausgabe mit einem Anhange: Lieder des Prinsen Vogelfrei (The Gay Science ). E.W. Fritzsch, Leipzig, 1887. [III] – XII = Vorrede + 1 leaf = Half-title + [5] – 350 + 1 leaf = Berichtigungen; Octavo. First Edition, Second Issue (Definitive). Schaberg 51.$ 1,750The Gay Science, which is the final and culminating volume of Nietzsche’s aphoristic works, contains the first instance of his famous statement, "Gott ist tot!" (God is Dead) – first in section 108, then more elaborately detailed in the Parable of the Madman in section 125, and for a third time in section 343. It also contains the first appearance of the doctrine of the "Eternal Return of the Same" (which plays such a prominent role in Zarathustra) and even includes the Nietzsche’s first mention of the Uebermensch. This Neue Ausgabe consisted of the 788 unsold sheets from the first edition of 1882 with the addition of a new title page, Nietzsche’s new 10-page Vorrede (Preface), 2 new half-title pages and a new 5th book, "Wir Furchtlosen" ("We Fearless Ones"). Thus, 75 new pages along with fourteen pages of poetry appear here for the first time. Nietzsche felt, that the Vorrede to this and the other reissues of 1886/7 were among the best things that he ever wrote.CONDITION: Contemporary ¾ morocco with marbled boards. Handscripted label to spine in contemporary hand. A very good copy of one of Nietzsche’s most important works. CONDITION: Contemporary ¾ morocco with marbled boards. Handscripted label to spine in contemporary hand. A very good copy of one of Nietzsche’s most important works.PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST [Attributes: First Edition]

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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. 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. . Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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        Kur - Almanach 1887. Kurorte, Bäder und Heilquellen der Schweiz. Reisehandbuch für Kurgäste und Sommerfrischler sowie unentbehrlich für Ärzte

      Zürich, J. A. Preuss 1887 - XLII, 352 S., 4. Auflage, gestempelt, eine Bäderkarte, 125 Ansichten, Panoramen & Specialkarten, ill.,

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        Golfing: A Handbook To The Royal And Ancient Game. With List Of Clubs, Rules, & C. Also Golfing Sketches And Poems .

      Edinburgh: W & R Chambers 1887 - A fascinating collection of essays on the ancient game supported by some delightful drawings by R.M. Alexander, and others. First Edition. Small 8vo. 135pp. + [17] blanks + 4pp of advertisements. Colour portrait frontispiece of Tom Morris, from a drawing by Thomas Hodge of St. Andrews. Contents very clean and crisp, occasional light spotting to endpapers. Original owner's name to front endpaper. Original illustrated red cloth with gilt devices to the spine. A very good copy of this scarce title.

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        Tätowiren. Narbenzeichen und Körperbemalen. Ein Beitrag zur vergleichenden Ethnologie. Mit 11 Tafeln in Farbendruck, 1 Lichtdrucktafel und 30 Zinkätzungen nach Originalzeichnungen von O. Finsch, Cl. Joest, J. Kubary und P. Preissler nebst Original-Mittheilungen von O. Finsch und J. Kubary.

      Berlin, A. Asher & Co. 1887. - Folio. Org.-Pappband mit bedrucktem Vorderdeckel, Rücken professionell erneuert (Leinen mit goldgepr. Ttelrückenschild). Deckel etwas fleckig, berieben und schwach bestossen, innen tadellos. Erste Ausgabe. Selten. – „Prachtwerk von dauerndem Werthe" (ADB). Wilhelm Joest war Sproß einer Kölner Dynastie von Zuckerfabrikanten, deren Vermögen es ihm im Anschluß an das bereits in jungen Jahren absolvierte Studium der Sprachen und Naturwissenschaften ermöglichte, ausgedehnte Reisen auf außereuropäischen Kontinenten zu unternehmen. Im Zuge seiner Reisen konnte Joest umfangreiche und bedeutende Sammlungen sowohl ethnographischer Artefakte als auch naturgeschichtlicher Specimen zusammenstellen, erstere bilden den nahezu alleinigen Grundstock des heutigen Kölner Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museums für Völkerkunde (paritätisch benannt nach J. und seiner Schwester Adele Rautenstrauch, der er seine Sammlungen testamentarisch vermachte). Vorliegendes Werk widmet sich dem Körperschmuck vorwiegend des gesamten pazifischen Raumes, den Joest in weiten Teilen auch selbst bereiste. 3000 g

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        Köhler\'s Medizinal-Pflanzen in naturgetreuen Abbildungen mit kurz erläuterndem Texte. Atlas zur Pharmacopoea germanica, austriaca, belgica, anica, helvetica, hungarica, rossica, suecica, Neerlandica, British pharmacopoeia, zum Codex medicamentarius, sowie zur Pharmacopoeia of the United States of America.

      Eugen Köhler, Gera-Untermhaus 1887/1890. 2 Bände, (ohne den Ergänzungsband), zusammen 203 farbig lith. Tafeln mit jeweils mehrseitigem Begleittext und 54seitigem Register in Band 2, 4°, Halbleder der Zeit, Einbände leicht berieben und bestoßen, oberes Kapital von Band 1 mit kleiner Fehlstelle, Rücken leicht verblichen, 1 Tafel von Band 1 lose, Band 1 zudem noch mit ger. Bleistiftanstreichungen, Papier sehr vereinzelt leicht braunfleckig, die Tafeln nur ganz gelegentlich an den Seitenrändern mit geringer Papierbräunung, insgesamt sauberes Exemplar,Versand D: 5,00 EUR Botanik, illustrierte Bücher, Kräuterbücher, Pharmakopöen, Pharmazie, Naturheilkunde

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        My Ladies' Sonnets

      Privately Printed, [Liverpool] 1887 - 12mo. Original white parchment spine, gray paper covered boards. 145pp, plus extra leaf with quotation (as issued). Le Gallienne's first book, privately printed and very scarce. An amazing copy with barely any wear to the fragile margins of the spine, almost always seen. To those who care about having the finest cpy possible, this must be nearly that ideal, at least for this perishable book. Unobtrusive and faint remnants of tape on endsheet. Handmade paper extremely white and as new. A rare offering indeed. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Vues pittoresques du Lac des Quatre Cantons et de ses environs. 32 aquarelles d?après les originaux de différents artistes.

      Lucerne, J. Fr. Schleicher & Cie., 1887, - in-8vo, oblong, 2 ff. + 81 p. (texte) + 32 chromolithographies, rares rousseurs, papier légèrement bruni, 1 planche détachée, reliure en percaline brune, 1er plat avec illustration polychrome, dorure du titre passée, coins légèrement frottés. 1) Le lac des Quatre-Cantons / 2) Lucerne avec le Rigi / 3) Lucerne avec le Pilate / 4) Hertenstein / 5) Weggis / 6) Vitznau / 7) Rigi-Känzeli / 8) Beckenried / 9) Gersau / 10) Seelisberg / 11) Brunnen / 12) Axenstein / 13) Frohnalp / 14) Axenstrasse / 15) Le Rütli / 16) Chapelle de Tell / 17) Flüelen / 18) Altdorf / 19) Bürglen / 20) Unterschächen / 21) Amsteg / 22) Vallée du Maderan / 23) Wasen / 24) Göschenen / 25) Schöllenen / 26) Andermatt / 27) Stanzstad / 28) Niederrickenbach / 29) Engelberg / 30) Le lac de Lowerz / 31) Arth / 32) Vue du Pilate.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Lonchamp, 441. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha, Complete in four volumes

      Dodd, Mead, New York 1887 - A translation with introduction and notes by John Ormsby. First American edition thus. Complete in four volumes. This is copy no. 11 of a limited edition of fifty copies only on hand-made paper and printed in the month of June, 1867. Signed on the limitation page in a neat ink hand, Theo. L. De Vinne. Printed by the De Vinne Press. Contemporary [?] half-leather bindings by the distinguished binder Tout and Son, London. Cherry red polished morocco, with crisp gilt-stamped rules to the boards and with crisp gilt-stamped design and lettering to the hubbed spines. Handsome marbled paper hardboards in tones of blues, bronze and cream. Generally unbumped spine heads and tails. Fairly sharp corners with a touch of rubbing. Minor rubbing to the spine hubs here and there. Almost no observable scuffing to the boards or leather and on the whole very clean and presentable bindings. Hinges strong. Text blocks firmly bound in. 8.5 x 5.75 inches. T.E.G. Fore- and bottom edges deckled to a handsome effect. With marbled paper pastedowns and FEPs matching the exterior marbling. With vii, 445, vii, 439, xvii, 448, viii and 482 numbered pages. Introduction and notes, as well as three appendixes on proverbs, chivalric tales and bibliography. The Cervantes Collection, Cushing Memorial Library and Archives, states that this edition includes a map detailing Don Quixote s adventures; we are unable to find any such map. As to all volumes, owing to the high quality of the hand-made paper, presumably rag, there is virtually no foxing save along the exterior of the fore-edges, generally not into the pages themselves. To the rear pastedown in each volume, tiny sticker of previous bookseller. Else exceptionally clean. Very Good Plus copies. Scarce in any condition or limitation; especially hard to find in the limited edition of fifty. Same as the London 1885 edition by Smith, Elder and Co. Beautiful edition of classic translation. An exceptionally handsome set of bindings, and a pleasure to hold in hand. Not in Palau. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Schriftsteller (1875-1955): Masch. Brief mit eigenh. U. \"Thomas Mann\". Pcific Palisades. 23. III. 1946. 4°. 1 S.

       Auf eigenem Briefpapier mit in Blau gedrucktem Absender an Prof. Andor C. Klay in Washington: \"... I am returning to you the translation of the article by Ernst Wiechert. It cannot be called a document of great tact, but it certainly is not a manifestation of malicious thinking. By the way, I learned from my son [Golo Mann] in Germany that Wiechert has taken back all the complaints and reproaches contained in his article and has made the statement that now one should only praise the kindness of the Americans ....\" - Weiter: Er freue sich über die guten Nachrichten aus Ungarn und hofft, seine dortigen Freunde oder wenigstens Budapest einst wiederzusehen. - Bei den erwähnten Artikeln von ERNST WIECHERT (Schriftsteller, 1887-1950) handelt es sich um \"Der reiche Mann und der arme Lazarus\" sowie \"Vom Wolf und vom Lamm\" (in: Sämtliche Werke, Wien etc. 1957, Bd. X, 5. 656 ff.), deren ursprünglich antiamerikanische Haltung Th. Mann mißfiel. - Wiechert, bekannt durch den Bericht von seiner Haft im KZ Buchenwald (\"Der Totenwald\"), unternahm nach 45 Vortragsreisen in den USA. - Das Thomas-Mann-Archiv in Zürich besitzt 3 Briefe von Klay an Thomas Mann (vom 26. 12. 1945, 8. 2. 1946 und 28. 2. 1946). - Aussagekräftiges Autograph. Gelocht, sonst sehr gut. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Autographen, Autografen, autographs, Eigenh. = eigenhändig, Klay, Washington, Ernst Wiechert

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        Lettre autographe signée

      - CENDRARS Blaise, Frédéric Sauser dit (1887-1961), écrivain. L.A.S. adressée à M. Caracalla de la Revue des Voyages. « Dimanche » [Paris, 11 novembre 1956]. 1 p. in-8. Adresse et marques postales au dos. Il adresse ses condoléances « au sujet de la mort de Louis Carlo que j'ai apprise avec grand chagrin dans la dernière livraison de la Revue des voyages. Avec ma main amie.»

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        Henry Lambert Esq. of the Great Western Railway. A Fine Full-Colour Hand-Illuminated Testimonial from the Staff of the Chief Goods Manager's Department Upon His Leaving to Become the General Manager of the GWR (1887) , & a Second Handsomely Bound Hand-Illuminated Testimonal to Henry Lambert Esq from the Ealing Congregational Church (1900).

      None, London 1887 - See IMAGES. "It is with feelings of Great Pleasure that we, the Members of the Staff of the Chief Goods Manager's Department, most heartily congratulate you on your appointment to the important and responsible position of General Manager of the Great Western Railway. Paddington Station. October 22nd, 1887. This is followed by 3 pages of signatures, each page with an illuminated border. Beautiful hand-Illuminations by Waterlow & Sons Limited, London. Loosely inserted in a loose folder of (? ) linen, silk edged - now worn, patchily darkened and scruffy. This is inside a leather bound folder, with gilt decorated inner dentelles, a material spine, and silk pastedowns. The leather is rubbed and edgeworn in places, but the front cover is ornately decorated in gilt with a central design in bright brass with intertwined initials 'HL'. The Illuminated pages are Fine. The second Testimonial is 3 years later from Ealing Congregational Church. Pastor. Rev'd John Byles. "We cannot allow you to leave the Church. Without expressing our regret at your have been called upon to occupy so important a position. The first page is illuminated and with an illustration of Ealing Congregational Church at the top. The second page is a plainer illumination with a list of names on the second half of the page. The endpapers are foxed and wrinkled, the inner edges of the attached leather is split here and there and the blue silk centre has perished in places. All bound into a Very Good tan and blue leather bound book, bound by (E. ? ) Riley and Sons, some light wear to the edges, and bright gilt decoration to the front and rear boards - with a central design and entwined brass initials 'HL'. Henry Lambert was the The General Manager of the GWR (1887-1896) and, amongst other achievements, was responsible for managing the final gauge conversion in 1892. Both books have poor outer containers for storage. Great Western Railway Interest. Heavy. See Images . ; Folio 13" - 16" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Works of William Shakespeare

      London: Bickers & Son, 1887. Four large octavo volumes, contemporary full tree calf, boards ruled in gilt, raised bands, spine compartments elaborately decorated in gilt, maroon and green spine labels, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Portrait frontispiece in Volume I, title pages printed in red and black, sixty-six black-and-white plates throughout text. Critical preface, chronological table of Shakespeare's life, Shakespeare's will, and First Folio preliminaries at the beginning of Volume I; indexed glossary at the end of Volume I. Ink presentation inscriptions to Ivor A.B. Ferguson, dated 1892; Ferguson's armorial bookplates to front pastedowns. All volumes extra-illustrated with tipped-in Shakespearean ephemera. Lightest shelfwear to bindings. Complete plays and poems of Shakespeare, edited by Charles and Mary Cowden Clarke, with full-page mounted illustrations inspired by the engravings in John Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery. "O for a muse of fire, that would ascend / The brightest heaven of invention! / A kingdom for a stage, princes to act / And monarchs to behold the swelling scene!" A splendid Victorian set, handsomely bound by Bickers.

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        HE. By the Author of "It," "King Solomon's Wives," "Bess," "Much Darker Days," "Mr Morton's Subtler" and Other Romances

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co.,. 1887. rebound in modern quarter leather and marbled boards.. A very good copy in an attractive new binding. (#148972). First edition. A bibliographically complex book, this is probably the second printing with "Authors" changed to "Author" on the title page and "ALAN" corrected to "ALLAN" on the dedication page (for bibliographical particulars see Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume II, pp. 143-4). A Haggard parody, perhaps written with some assistance from Haggard himself, that "consists of adventures around London paralleling those of Holly and Vincey, culminating in a swindle." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction, p. 299. The supernatural (curses, witchcraft, etc.) are parodied and rationalized. An amusing story. Bleiler, p. 118. Reginald 08596. Scott 625.

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        Fürst Alexander von Bulgarien. Mittheilungen aus seinem Leben und seiner Regierung nach persönlichen Erinnerungen

      Bergsträßer Verlag, Darmstadt 1887 - aufgeposterter Lederband der Zeit mit rundum Goldschnitt, 8°, 4 Bl., 282 Seiten mit einigen Abbildungen; Zustand: gut MIT EIGENHÄNDIGER WIDMUNG UND SIGNATUR VON Johanna Gräfin von Hartenau geb. Loisinger Witwe des Fürsten Alexander von Bulgarien de 900 Buch [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Early Adventures in Persia, Susiana, and Bablyonia, Including a residence among the Bakhtiyari and other wild tribes before the discovery of Ninevah.

      London: John Murray, 1887., 1887. First Edition. Two vols. Octavo. Bound in publisher's green cloth, with patterned front board and spine in black and red, titles in gilt to spine; yellow endpapers. lllustrated with seven plates and maps. With bookseller's stamp. Binding is rubbed, cocked, worn to corners, spine ends bumped and fraying, joints rubbed, boards scratched; binding of volume two is loose, front hinge starting. Bookseller's stamp to front pastedown of volume two, "J. Fawn and Son, 18 Queen's Road, Bristol". Austen Henry Layard lived an extraordinary life of discovery and high politics, which he combined with extensive international travel and an impressive career as a writer. Most famous for his discovery of the Assyrian city Nimrud and the neo-Assyrian city of Ninevah, as well as the royal library of Ashurbanipal. In these books, Layard deals with his early travels to the Mesopotamian basin, the area in which he would later make his tremendous discoveries. These early experiences, laying the ground of Layard's later expeditions, were pivotal in his success.

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        L`Après-Midi d`un Favne [Faune]. Églogve. Avec frontispice, ex-libris, flevrons & cul de-lampe par Manet.

      Paris, Leon Vanier, 1887. 16 S. OBrosch. In franz. Sprache. Mit allen Abbildungen. - Leichte Gbrsp. Gutes Expl. Versand D: 7,00 EUR

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        Historia del Nayarit, Sonora, Sinaloa y ambas Californias. Que con el titulo de "Apostolicos Afanes de la Compania de Jesus, en la America Septentrional" se publico anonima en Barcelona el ano de 1754.

      Tipografia de E. Abadiano, Mexico 1887 - Octavo, pp [x], 564, vi (index). The author, Father Jose Ortega (1700 - 68), was a native of Tlaxcala, and a Jesuit missionary in Narayit province for 30 years; Beristain was the first to describe Fr. Ortega as the definite author of this work: he also wrote a confessional ,a grammar and sermons in the Cora language, as it was among the Coras that he spent most of his life. This book concerns the missionizing of Nayarit, Pimeria Alta, and California. Pimeria Alta was largely the work of Fr. Kino, and included southern Arizona: for this section, Ortega drew heavily, but not exclusively, on Kino's "Favores Celestiales" (which Prof. Bolton translated in 1919 as "Kino's Historical Memoir of Pimeria Alta"). The section on California is taken from Fr. Consag's diary of his trip up the coast as far as the Colorado River, which he entered, and, incidentally, again proved that California was not an island: this diary has also been published. Ortega's work is an important primary source for the Spanish Southwest . Apostolicos Afanes was reprinted in 1883 in Mexico with the title "Historia de Nayarit, Sonora, Sinaloa y ambas Californias ." Scare work according to Palau. [Wagner Spanish Southwest 407-10: Palau 204880; Beristain iv:57.] Contemporary Mexican binding, half leather (red) over marbled boards, raised bands. Very nice copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Ancient History of The Maori, His Mythology and Traditions -- *** 6 Volumes

      George Didsbury, Government Printer, Wellington - 1887-1890. Spines a little sunned, mild selective fading to covers, and odd bumps and nicks (especially head and tail of spines) and names inside, browning of first pages, all as often seen. Gilt titling to spines and blacking blocking decoration. Vol. 1 has been taped into a plastic cover and shows stains to eps and lightly on cover and also the large folding genealogical table at rear has some tearing, especially at the base. Lacks the scarce illustrations volume; much of which is a reproduction of the illus from the main work. Good plus overall - a tidy and pleasing set. Please contact us for any additional photos and a freight quote. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        En avant dada. Eine Geschichte des Dadaismus.

      Hannover - Leipzig, P. Steegemann, 1920. 8°. 44 + 4 S. OBrosch. EA. - Die Silbergäule, Bd. 50-51. - Kl. Randläsuren, leichte Lichtschatten, leichte Gbrsp. - Schönes Exemplar, mit dem typographisch-gestalteten Einband: \"Das witzigste Buch über ernsthafte Dinge\" (Zitat). - Huelsenbeck, (1892 - 1974), studierte in München, Paris, Zürich, Greifswald und Berlin Literatur, Kunstgeschichte und Medizin, wurde zum Dr. med. und zum Dr. phil. promoviert und befaßte sich mit Psychotherapie und Psychoanalyse. 1914 veröffentlichte er erste Gedichte in Franz Pfemferts \"Aktion\", hielt sich seit 1916 in der Schweiz auf und gehörte neben Hans Arp, Hugo Ball und Tristan Tzara zu den Initiatoren des Dadaismus im \"Cabaret Voltaire\" in Zürich. Nach Berlin zurückgekehrt, begründete H. 1917 mit Raoul Hausmann und George Grosz den Dadaismus in der Berliner Sezession. Er wirkte mit den Schriften En avant Dada (1920) und Dada siegt (1920) sowie als Herausgeber des \"Dada-Almanachs\" als Wortführer der Dada-Bewegung. 1923-33 vorwiegend publizistisch und als Schiffsarzt nach Ostasien und Afrika tätig, emigrierte H. 1936 in die USA. Dort ließ er sich in New York als Psychiater und Psychoanalytiker nieder. 1970 kehrte er in die Schweiz zurück. H. war Dramatiker, Lyriker, Erzähler und Essayist, engagierte sich seit den vierziger Jahren auch im Bereich der bildenden Kunst und stellte zum Teil gemeinsam mit seiner Frau Beate Wolff in New York aus. Zu seinen zahlreichen Veröffentlichungen gehören auch die autobiographischen Schriften Mit Witz, Licht und Grütze (1957) und Reise bis ans Ende der Freiheit (postum 1984). (DBE) Versand D: 7,00 EUR Dada

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        Panorama von Mülheim an der Ruhr'.

      - getönte Lithographie v. Friedrich Gottlob Müller in Hannover, 1887, 46,5 x 64,5 Nicht bei Denecke, Mülheim an der Ruhr in Stadtansichten aus vier Jahrhunderten. - Articus, Schles.-Holst. Ortsansichten von F.G. Müller. - Müller geb. 1816 in Roda (Stadtroda) gest. 1908 in Hannover lieferte über 130 Lithographien im wesentlichen aus Schleswig-Holstein, Niedersachsen u. Westfalen. - Müller arbeitete von 1844 bis 1884 in Verden. - Von 1884 an lebte er in Hannover. - Vorliegendes Souvenirblatt mit 13 Ansichten. - Mittig großes Panorama von Mülheim seitwärts vom lustigen Schneider gesehen; darüber große ev. Kirche, kath. Kirche, Bürgervereinshaus, Kriegerdenkmal für 1813, ev. Vereinshaus, kleine ev. luth. Kirche, Gymnasium; darunter Markt mit Rathaus u. Kriegerdenkmal, Central-Bahnhof, Casino, Broich u. Kettenbrücke. - Sehr selten! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        De gedenkwaardige en al-om beroemde voyagien der Spanjaarden na West-Indiën, namentlijk in het Zuyder- en Noorder-gedeelte van het eertijds onbekende America...Leyden, Pieter van der Aa, [1706]. Second volume (of 2). Folio. With full-page engraved title, 14 maps and 41 engravings in text. Contemporary blind-stamped vellum.

      Muller, America 1887-89; JCB I, 398; Tiele, Bibl. 7; Sabin 3. Second volume of the voyages undertaken by the Spaniards to the West Indies and America, chronologically arranged, i.a. containing accounts of the glorious voyages and expeditions of the renowned Hernando Cortes to New Spain and Mexico in 1518 and the following years, journeys by land and sea, to the main coast of Chiribichi, the strait of Magellan, Cubagua, Chicora and New Spain in 1520 by Alonso de Ojeda, by Hernando Magallanes through the straits discovered by him, voyages in the West Indies in 1523 and the following years of Francisco de Garay from Jamaica to Panuco, of Pedro de Alvarado from Mexico to Guatemala and of Diego de Godoy from Mexico for the exploration and pacification of various provinces. This volume also includes the daring voyage of Sebastian Cabot with three ships undertaken for the Moluccas, and through much misfortune and ignorance miscarried to the Rio de la Plata. Included in the latter is the voyage of Diego de Garcia, for further discoveries along the coast of America in the year 1526. Binding slightly used; some marginal waterstaining. A fine copy with pasted ex-libris of Vicomte Vilain XIIII on inside front cover.

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        Sur l'importance d'unifier les études de la comptabilité' mémoire réimprimé avec d'autres travaux statistiques et présenté à l'institut International de Statistique réuni à Rome en avril 1887.

      Rome: Botta,, 1887. Folio (340 x 244 mm), pp. 222. Contemporary marbled boards, cloth spine and tips, spine lettered and decorated in gilt. Bookplate of the Library of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales to front pastedown A very good copy. A rare and fine edition, first published in 1882 (only one institutional copy traced of that first appearance: Harvard). Contains (pages 119-165), a Catalogue of works on accountancy published in Italian from 1202 (Fibonacci) to 1882.

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        ROBIN HOOD

      London: John C. Nimmo, printed by Ballantyne & Hanson, 1887. Fine, very nice tall wide-margined copies. Two volumes. xii, cxviii, 148p; [vi], [149]-400p, 29p ads. With eighty five wood engravings by Bewick printed on China paper and nine etchings from original paintings by Tourrier and Buckman. Bound by Charles Sawyer, London in half red pebbled morocco with red cloth sides and marbled endpapers, t.e.g., the spines with gilt titles and panel ornaments featuring hunting horns and bow and arrow. "This edition of Robin Hood is printed from that published in 1832, which was carefully edited and printed from Mr. Ritson's own annotated edition of 1795. "The original wood engravings, by the celebrated Bewick, have again been used; and from being printed on China paper, will be found superior in clearness and beauty to the first impression. "The nine etchings now given have been newly etched from original pictures painted by A. H. Tourrier and E. Buckman." (Publisher's notice.).

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        (Micologia). Societé Mycologique De France. Tomes III - IV, V - VI, 1887 - 1888, 1889 - 1890

      Imprimérie Cotter 1887 - 90 (Micologia). Societé Mycologique De France. Tomes III - IV, V - VI, 1887 - 1888, 1889 - 1890. Poligny, Imprimérie Cotter, 1887 - 90. 2 volumi in - 8°, m. pelle, titolo e fregi in oro sui dorsi. Tome III: (2), 220 pp. con 18 tavole in litogr. e 2 fot.; IV: lxxx, 169 pp. con 23 tavole litogr.; V: cxxii, 178 pp. con 19 tavole litogr.; VI: 196 pp. con 20 tavole litogr. Importante raccolta di quattro annate consecutive di questo bollettino della Società micologica francese. Molte tavole di funghi sono a colori. E' possibile effettuare un piccolo sconto. Uff. Scat. 4

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        Ancient Egypt or Mizraïm / Mizraim, 2 volumes, elephant folio, 1887, 800 copies Profusely Illustrated With Fine Engravings and Colored Plates By the Best Artists, From the Works of L'Expedition De L'Egypte, Lepsius, Prisse D'Avennes, Etc

      New York: Henry G. Allen. 1887. First printing. Hardcover. Good. First printing, 1887. 2 volumes, elephant folio, 800 numbered copies. Bound in original half leather and red pebbled cloth panels, with 72 plates including 37 magnificent chromolithographs (many based on Roberts) plus many other tinted lithographs, engraved plates and plans. Good copy with substantial wear to leather, dryness and loss, leather to corners dried and perished, joints splitting, wear to spines; wear also to endpapers and first blank pages, but all plates very good or better (occasional light marginal soil, and last plate of second volume showing a little bit of wear to top edge), minor abrasion and wear to first text page of first volume. Priced to accommodate a rebinding! Great plates, collated complete, with consistently strong auction records. Extra postage required, especially for foreign shipping.

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        De la basse volerie et du dressage pratique de l'Autour & de l'Epervier

      1887. relié. D'OccasionTrèsBonétat. Aux bureaux de l'éleveur, Vincennes, 1887. In/8 reliure demi-chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs à fleurons et titres dorés, couvertures conservées (avec petits manques), 36 illustrations dont 18 hors-texte, 165 p. Biblio : Thiebaud col. 160.

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        The Painter and his Double (original lithograph)

      - Original color lithograph on Velin de Arches Paper with watermark. One of 150 copies. 34.5x50 cm (13¾x19¾"). Beautiful and very blue (with a bit of yellow and white) lithograph of a painter in Paris. by the Russian-French modern and Surrealist painter Marc Chagall (1887-1985). The engraved plaque mounted to bottom of matt reads the artist's name and titles the art "Artist in Paris, Self Portrait." Mourlot 992. Provenance: The Collection of Gunther Gumpp

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        The Life and Services of Brevet Brigadier-General Andrew Johnson Alexander

      n.p., 1887, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition. WILSON, JAMES HARRISON. The Life and Services of Brevet Brigadier-General Andrew Johnson Alexander, New York: n.p., 1887. Quarto, first edition, pp. 135, original blue cloth with black stamped rules and gilt lettering to front, blind-stamped badge design and rules to back, frontispiece portrait photo (a mounted albumen print). Howes 528, Dornbusch V.2, 1616, not in Nevins. Like his subject, Wilson was a Union general. Covered here is not just various actions of the Civil War, but subsequent Indian wars. Condition of this book: Boards worn, especially at edges, endpages soiled by dust, interior very good, print is faded. Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; United States; 19th century; Military & Warfare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52894.

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        Dalmatia, The Quarnero and Istria with Cettigne in Montenegro and the Island of Grado. 3 Volumes

      Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1887. First edition.. Hardback. 8vo. (9 x 6 inches). Three volumes. Volume I: pp.xxvi, (i) [errata], 418. Volume II: pp.vii, (i) [errata], 397. Volume III: vii, (i) [errata], 453, (iii) [Instructions to binder for placing the plates]. One folded Map, 66 sepia-toned numbered plates (hors-texte), some folded, including one in full colour at end of volume III, a few with tissue guards. Profuse b/w figures or full-page illusts in the text. Original publisher's maroon cloth gilt, ruled in blind to covers. Spines faded, a little wear to head and foot. Boards a little splashed, marked. Armorial bookplate to each front pastedown. Black coated endpapers. Light spotting to uncoated sides of free endpapers. O/w contents clean and bright. Binding firm and square. A Very Good set indeed. Very heavy books, requiring large amounts of extra postage and insurance overseas. Parcel Force post in UK. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

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