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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Wiesbaden, 21. IX. 1887.. 3 SS. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo.. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten mit Dank für eine Einladung, der er jedoch zu seinem Bedauern nicht nachkommen könne. - Ernst von Bergmann war Chirurg und Professor der Medizin an den Universitäten Dorpat, Würzburg und Berlin. Als sein wesentlichstes Verdienst gilt die Einführung der Asepsis bei der Wundbehandlung in der Hirn- und Kriegschirurgie. - Auf Briefpapier mit gedr. Briefkopf des Hotel et Bains des Quatre Saisons.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Map of Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, the resting place of Washington Irving, the Headless Horseman and other characters Irving created

      Booklet, 4.25? x 10.75?. Soft black covers, gilt Printing on front cover: ?Map / of / Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, / Tarrytown, N.Y.? Detailed fold-out map, 31.5? x 10.5?, dated ?May 18, 1887.? Noted in the easternmost portion of the cemetery is the ?Old Church Yard? and the ?Old Church.? No individual graves are noted, only the sections of the cemetery. Washington Irving (1783-1859) is buried in the northern area of ?Beekman Mound,? a hill overlooking the Old Church Yard. Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in Sleepy Hollow, New York, is the resting place of numerous famous figures, including Washington Irving. Sleepy Hollow Cemetery is adjcent to the Old Dutch Burying Ground, the spot identified in Irving?s ?The Legend of Sleepy Hollow? as the resting place of the headless horseman and the resting place of local citizens who likely inspired Irving?s characters of Katrina Van Tassel, Brom Bones, and others in the legend. Incorporated in 1849 as Tarrytown Cemetery, it posthumously honored Irving's request that it change its name to Sleepy Hollow Cemetery. The Horseman's Ride goes directly through the winding paths of the cemetery. The Van Tassels, who were immortalized fictionally in the book, lie here, as well as Washington Irving and other literary giants, such as Nathaniel Hawthorne, Louisa May Alcott and Ralph Waldo Emerson.

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        Historia de Salamanca

      - Historia de la Edad Media y Moderna. Provincia de Salamanca. S. Siglo V.-Siglo XV. (929.7) Francisco Nuñez Izquierdo. Salamanca. 1887 24 cm. 3 v. Encuadernación en tapa dura, lomo con tejuelos, nervios y dorados. M. Villar y Macias. Cubierta deslucida. CG1 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      First Edition paper courant.Reliure to bradel half canvas decorated with arabesques, flat spine decorated with gilt, part of title grief olive with a marginal recovery, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, lower corner blunt, binding époque.Envoi signed autograph from the author to Mr. Caron. Victor-Havard Paris 1887 11,5x18,5cm relié

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        Souvenirs de quarante ans

      First Edition. Binders half percaline sienna, flat spines decorated with a golden jewel, golden tails in double nets, spare grief as nutty with traces of friction plates marbled paper, binders of the time. Rare autograph dedication signed by the author "to my worthy friend Mr Abbe Sabatier". A description tag Shopping glued the head of a guard. Nouvelle revue Paris 1887 15,5x24,5cm 2 volumes reliés

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        Moralités légendaires

      Original, one of 400 ex numbered on mechanical vellum, one draw with 20 large vellum Edition. Frontispiece, a portrait of the author etching engraved by E. Laforgue. Our copy is presented new coverage relisting in L. Vanier. A small spot on the first minor, some very light foxing. Rare. Lib. de la Revue indépendante Paris 1887 13,5x19cm broché

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        Le Horla

      First edition, one of 40 numbered copies on Holland, only large papiers.Reliure half plum morocco corners, back with five nerves, when golden tail, flat marbled paper, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, blankets and back preserved, golden head on witnesses, elegant binding signed Goy & Vilaine.Gardes ombrées.Bel uniformly exemplary and rare copy well established. Paul Ollendorff Paris 1887 12,5x18,5cm relié

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      Edition on paper for each of the current volumes. Binders to bradel half percaline olive corners smooth back, and double dates gilt queues in parts of title grief navy dishes marbled paper covers preserved, binders of the time. Precious and warm items autograph signed by Edmond de Goncourt, on each volume to his friend Leon Hennique, he will make his testamentary executor and collégataire with Alphonse Daudet. Principal founder of the Goncourt Academy Hennique welcome home the first meetings and assume the presidency for 6 years. Rare and beautiful set, in uniform contemporary binding enriched important autographs shipments Leon Hennique, initiator of "Soirees de Medan" and one of "ten men of letters of talent" that will form the " Attic "Goncourt, the first academy. provenance: from the library of Leon Hennique with his bookplate engraved by summer after a drawing by Léon Glaize, pasted on the back of the first flat binding of the first volume, Charpentier & Cie Paris 1887-1896 12x19cm 9 volumes reliés

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        Le théâtre contemporain

      Original edition for which he was not drawn large papers. Binding bronze half calf, back smoothes decorated with double gold striping, gold tail date marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, covers preserved, elegant binding pastiche signed P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Signed autograph of the author to his friend (Eugene) Yung, director of The blue magazine with pink ink. Some spots specifically affecting the last layers. L. Frinzine Paris 1887 11,5x19cm relié

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        Hendrick Jonker, der Herero-General. Erzählung.

      Styrum bei Düsseldorf, Ad. Spaarmann, o.J. [ca. 1887]. Aus der Reihe Volks- und Jugenderzählungen, Nr. 767. Farbig illustrierte Original-Broschur, Klein-8°, 64 Seiten. Einband abgegriffen und fleckig, sonst gutes, sauberes Exemplar. Kein zweites Exemplar nachweisbar..

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        Childhooda Hundred Years Ago

      London - Marcus Ward & Co., Limited, 1887 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An illustrated edition of Tytler's history of childhood. Bound in cloth with gilt and stamped lettering and pictorial decoration. Withfive colour plates after paintings by Sir Joshua Reynolds. Henrietta Keddie(18271914), under the pen name Sarah Tytler,was an extremely prolific novelist who worked largely within the mid-century tradition of domestic realism. Many of her publications were historical novels. She also wrote children's stories, such as the enjoyable seventeenth-century tale At Lathom's Siege (1903); young women were another favourite audience - ODNB. Condition: The binding is firm. The front inner hinge is moderately strained but still holding well. There is only some mild wear to the extremities, with just some mild bumping and discolouration. Internally the pages have occasional marks and slight browning to the page edges. The frontis is missing. With a signature in ink to the half-title. Overall the condition is good only..

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        The Queen of the Air

      Kent - George Allen, 1887 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A smart copy of this study of Greek mythology from John Ruskin. Containing three essays on the Greek goddess Athena: Athena Chelinitis (Athena in the Heavens), Athena Keramitis (Athena in the Earth), and Athena Ergane (Athena in the Heart). Condition: In a half-morocco binding with marbled boards. Externally quite smart, with just some light shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and mainly clean, with just the odd spot. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Pictorial Descriptions of the Famous Places in Tokyo In Japanese and Chinese, Accompanied with an English Translation made by G. Takahashi

      Tokyo, Japan: Kyushundo, 1887?. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good.

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        Ballads and Poems of Tragic Life

      London - Macmillan and Co., 1887 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A bright, clean first edition of Ballads and Poems of Tragic Life by George Meredith. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. First Edition. With a nameplate for 'Charles Meek' on the front pastedown. George Meredith, OM, 1828 1909, was an English novelist and poet during the Victorian era. He read law and was articled as a solicitor, but abandoned that profession for journalism and poetry shortly after marrying. He collected his early writings, first published in periodicals, into Poems, published to some acclaim in 1851. After settling in Surrey, Meredith continued writing novels and poetry, often inspired by nature. Meredith supplemented his often uncertain writer's income with a job as a publisher's reader. His advice to Chapman and Hall made him influential in the world of letters. His friends in the literary world included, at different times, William and Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Algernon Swinburne, Robert Louis Stevenson, Leslie Stephen and J. M. Barrie. Before his death, Meredith was honoured from many quarters: he succeeded Lord Tennyson as president of the Society of Authors; in 1905 he was appointed to the Order of Merit by King Edward VII. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is someslight wear to the extremities, including some slight bumping. Internally the pages are clean and bright. Overall the condition is very good..

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        McCLELLAN'S OWN STORY. The War for the Union, The Soldiers Who Fought It, The Civilians Who Directed It,and His Relations to It and to Them

      New York: Charles L. Webster, 1887. First edition. With 14 illustrations including a steel engraved portrait frontispiece. 8vo, publisher?'s original green cloth gilt lettered on the spine and pictorially decorated in gilt and red on the upper cover. ix, 678. Index. An unusually nice copy indeed, especially sturdy and fresh, with no foxing and only modest evidence of age to the dark green cloth, very scarce as such. A VERY PLEASING COPY AND a scarce title in the Great War series, which also includes the PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF ULYSSES S. GRANT. Collectable copies of these books are becoming increasingly difficult to obtain. In the earliest days of the war McClellan was assigned to command the Division of the Potomac and established the defenses of Washington. Much of the early direction of the Union force was established by him. He was one of the first to recognize that the Confederacy was an effective and organized power, not just a mob of rabble-rousers. ?"This volume includes a biographical sketch of the author by W.C. Prime, a treatise on the causes of the war, a discussion of the early months of chaotic activity, a selection of letters to his wife, and a narrative of McClellan?'s part in the war from the summer of 1861 through his removal after Antietam.?"

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        A Collection of Letters of W. M. Thackeray

      1855, 1887 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A Second Edition of A Collection of Letters of W. M. Thackeray. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and bevelled edges. Second Edition. With aneat ink inscriptionto the front blank, with aphotograph, included herewith. William Makepeace Thackeray, 1811 1863, was an English novelist of the 19th century. He was famous for his satirical works, particularly Vanity Fair, a panoramic portrait of English society. After his education, Thackeray travelled Europe, and then squandered his inheritance on gambling and unfortunate business enterprises. He turned to art, which he studied in Paris, but did not pursue the profession. After marrying Isabella Shawe, Thackeray took to writing and journalism to support himself and his family. His novels became moderately successful, along with his works for magazines such as Frasers Magazine, Foreign Quartley Review, Punch and the Morning Chornicle. It was not until later, with the publication of Vanity Fair and Henry Esmond, that Thackerays reputation grew. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is slight wear to the extremities, including slight bumping and rubbing. Internally the pages are bright with occasional spot. Overall the condition is very good..

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        Abecedaire ou Rudiment D'Archeologie:

      Caen - F. Le Blanc-Hardel, 1887 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A study of French ecclesiastical architecture from historian and archaeologist Arcisse de Caumont. In French. Fifth edition. Illustrated throughout with numerous vignette engravings. Condition: In a half-calf binding. Externally sound, though rubbed. Internally, firmly bound. Monastic bookplate and labels to front pastedown. Institutional ink stamps throughout. Pages are bright, though with some scattered patches of foxing throughout. Overall: GOOD..

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        Lillian Madison's Marriage and Murder: Cluverius Did Not Kill Her

      1887. Cluverius Defended by a Friend of the Family, McDade 194 [Leigh, Phillip]. [Cluverius, Thomas J. (1861-1887), Defendant]. Lillian Madison's Marriage and Murder: Cluverius Did Not Kill Her. The Sequel Told. Richmond, VA: Patrick Keenan, Printer, 1887. 29 pp. Octavo (7-3/4" x 5"). Stab-stitched pamphlet in printed wrappers. Some soiling, staining and edgewear, toning and light foxing to text. Early signatures to front cover, internally clean. A solid copy of a rare title. * Only edition. Dedicated to Willie Cluverius, this is a defense by a friend of the Cluverius family. "Cluverius came from one of the 'better' Virginia families. He had married Lillian Madison, a country girl, but ad kept the marriage a secret from his family and friends. He finally had her come to Richmond, where he murdered her and threw her body into the reservoir. He was quickly traced, tried, and executed" (McDade). OCLC locates two copies (at the New-York Historical Society and the University of Michigan, Clements Library). McDade, The Annals of Murder 194.

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      1887. Aquarell über Bleistift auf Papier, unten links monogrammiert und datiert: "A v W. 1887", 21,4 x 23,5 cm. Professionell unter säurefreiem Museumspassepartout montiert.. Die Baumstudie aus dem Jahr 1887 tritt nicht nur wegen ihrer zeichnerischen Qualität aus dem OEuvre des Malers Anton von Werner hervor, auch ihr Sujet erscheint ungewöhnlich. Der 1843 in Frankfurt an der Oder geborene von Werner ist vor allem als Schöpfer großformatiger Historienbilder und Porträts hochrangiger Persönlichkeiten der deutschen Kaiserzeit berühmt geworden. Die Studie ist in Bleistift ausgeführt und mit Aquarellfarben in Ocker- und Grüntönen unterlegt. Das Blatt verrät von Werners Interesse an Details, sichtbar etwa an der Gestaltung der Rinde, aber auch seine Freude an der kontrastreichen Zuspitzung. So geht der hölzerne Stamm in ein frei wucherndes, sich vielfach verzweigendes Geäst über. Der Baum ist, bis auf ein angedeutetes Stück Wiese im Wurzelbereich, freigestellt. Auf gleicher Höhe befinden sich auch die Datierung und Signatur des Künstlers. Das Motiv nimmt das gesamte Blatt ein, wobei der dramatisch zerklüftete Baumstamm die Darstellung beherrscht. Er ist in der Mitte geborsten, was unweigerlich ein Verdorren der linken Baumhälfte nach sich gezogen zu haben scheint. Diese an zentraler Stelle positionierte Deformation verleiht dem Bild einen metaphorischen Zug, so dass die Darstellung auch als Sinnbild für das Werden und Vergehen aller irdischen Dinge verstanden werden kann. Von Werners Inszenierungen historischer Momente, die in freier Landschaft situiert sind, stellen stets die Interaktion der dargestellten politischen und militärischen Akteure in den Mittelpunkt. Der Natur kommt lediglich eine rahmende Funktion zu, die die Dynamik der Situation spiegelt. Dies wird etwa in dem bekannten Gemälde Sturm auf den Spicherer Berg von 1880 anschaulich. Möglicherweise war auch die vorliegende Baumstudie als Vorarbeit für ein Gemälde gedacht, denkbar ist jedoch auch, dass der Künstler darin eher privat gelagerte künstlerische Interessen verfolgte. Bereits während seiner Lehrzeit im Märkischen zwischen 1857 und 1860 widmete sich von Werner der Darstellung von Landschaften und naturhaften Objekten. In dieser Zeit entstand unter anderem ein kleinformatiges Aquarell, welches ebenfalls einen Baum mit zerklüftetem Stamm und abgestorbenem Geäst zeigt. Auch während seiner zwischen 1868 und 1869 unternommenen Italienreise fertigte von Werner zahlreiche Landschaftszeichnungen an. Wie sehr er das Reisen und die damit verbundene Arbeit im Freien genoss, geht aus seinen 1914 vollendeten Jugenderinnerungen hervor. 1875 wurde von Werner zum Direktor der Berliner Akademie der Künste berufen. Die Sommermonate verbrachte er seit Beginn der 1880er Jahren mit seiner Familie und befreundeten Künstlern am Wannsee. Dort ließ er sich zu Arbeiten anregen, deren kontemplativer Charakter sich von dem seiner repräsentativen Gemälde abhebt. Natur und menschliche Figur werden, wie in dem Gemälde seiner Tochter Hildegard am Bach, in ein harmonisches Ordnungsgefüge gefasst. Irmgard Wirth sieht in den späten Naturdarstellungen eine verhaltene Auseinandersetzung des Künstlers mit dem aufkommenden Impressionismus.

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        Historia Da Arma De Fogo Portatil

      Imprensa Nacional, Lisboa, Portugal 1887 - 185 pp. of text, index with appendix, plus a 58 page atlas of detailed period fire-arms drawings (each hand tinted in watercolor). This appears to be a clean presentation copy, inscribed and SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Presumed to be the first edition and written in the Portuguese language, it is in very good condition with minor page tears and dog- eared page corners. Larger tears have been archivaly repaired. This was probably two volumes at one time, but rebound in the 20th century in a attractive contemporary binding and now in a protective mylar cover. A one-hundred and twenty-five year old beautiful book, VERY RARE signed and inscribed by the author. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The war in Egypt and the Soudan : an episode in the history of the British empire; being a descriptive account of the scenes and events of that great drama and sketches of the principal actors in it - 4 volumes complete, bound in 2

      London : Blackie, 1887, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionFinely and sumptuously bound in contemporary aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the contrasting gilt-blocked title labels. Minor, generalized dulling and toning as with age. An exceptional set - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Folding color map. Subjects; Gordon Relief Expedition, 1884-1885. British - Sudan - History - 19th century. Egypt - History - 19th century. Sudan - History - 1862-1899. Egypt - History - British occupation, 1882-1936. Sudan - History - 1821-1899.

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        Der code civil französisch und deutsch: verbesserte Cramer'sche Übersetzung, nebst den ihn abändernden und ergänzenden Reichs- und Preussischen Gesetzen und den noch geltenden Artikeln des code de procedure civile und des code de commerce. Dritte veresserte und vermehrte Auflage. Der code civil französisch und deutsch: verbesserte Cramer'sche Übersetzung, nebst den ihn abändernden und ergänzenden Reichs- und Preussischen Gesetzen und den noch geltenden Artikeln des code de procedure civile und des code de commerce.

      Leipzig, K. Baedeker, 1887.. 15 x 10 cm. 505 S. ISBN:. Keine. Original scwarzer Halbledereinband. Marmorierter Schnitt. Schmuckvorsätze. No jacket. Guter Zustand / Good condition. Kleine Fehlstelle am oberen Kapital. Kleine Mängel auf dem Deckel. Insgesamt immer noch ein sehr gutes Exemplar dieser so seltenen Ausgabe. 3 Auflage.. * Versandfertig innerhalb von 20 Stunden! GF1. (EdG).

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        Kan'yu nikki [trans.: Journey around the World]

      Numerous plates & maps (some folding & in color). Three vols. in two. 8vo, orig. sheep-backed cloth (extremities rubbed), spines lettered in gilt. [Tokyo: Privately published],1887. First edition and privately published. Kuroda (1840-90), served as the second Prime Minister of Japan in the years 1888-89, during which he oversaw the promulgation of the Meiji Constitution. During the early 1870s, he had travelled widely: Korea, China, America, and Europe. In 1874, he was appointed director of the Hokkaido Colonization Bureau and invited many American agricultural experts to visit Hokkaido to provide advice on which crops would be the most successful. Unfortunately, in 1881 he became caught up in the Bureau's scandal which caused him to resign from public office. As a result, he again travelled in Europe and the United States during the years 1886-87. The present book is a detailed account of Kuroda's travels, including a vivid account of his crossing Siberia from Vladivostok to St. Petersburg. He gives careful and full details of Korea, Russia (including Moscow and St. Petersburg), Istanbul, Italy, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Amsterdam, Brussels, Scotland, England (including London), Paris, New York (where he carefully studied the Brooklyn Bridge), the Erie Canal, Niagra Falls (of course!), Chicago, and San Francisco (including the fish canneries). Throughout he provides many observations on agricultural practices, industrial methods, foreign trade, the manufacture of steam engines, political and educational systems, public safety, transportation and communication systems, Chicago slaughter houses, military education, taxation, the punishment of criminals, and much statistical information. Very good set. .

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        Signed 1887 death certificate by Dr. Emily Stowe for Mrs. Elizabeth Aikenhead

      Toronto: Dr. Emily STOWE, 1887. 1st Edition. No binding. Very Good+. Rare document, signed 6 1/2" x 8", death certificate by Dr Emily Stowe from June 19, 1887. This is a physician's death certificate for the wife of james Aikenhead of the well known Hardware store chain. There is also few mourning letters relating to Mrs. Aikenhead fas an added bonus. Two folds with a couple of nick at two of the folds and small 1/2 tears starting at first fold, otherwise in very good+ condition and with a quality signature. Dr. Emily Howard Stowe (1831 -1903) was born in Norwich Township, Oxford County, Ontario. She is very significant both for medical history as she was Canada's first female medical practitioner, and of course she is one of Canada's most significant suffragist and women's rights movement leader. One of the most important females in Canadian history.

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        Beiträge zur Endoskopie der männlichen Harnblase (pp.177-248, 2 Holzschnitte, 1 farblith. Taf. mit 8 Abb.). + Brenner, A.: Demonstration Leiter . Dittel . electroendoskopischen Apparate (pp.89-93, 3 Abb.).

      - Verh. Dtsch. Ges. Chir., 16. - Berlin, Verlag August Hirschwald, 1887, 8°, XXV, (1), 145, (2), 348 pp., zahlr. Holzschnitte u. 5 lith. Taf., PappBd. d.Zt. Epochale Vorträge, Einführung des Glühlampencystoskops! - Max Nitze (1848-1906), ein Jahr vor Veröffentlichung seines Lehrbuches "So ist nun durch Benutzung der Mignonlampen das Kystoskop aus einem complicirten, technisch schwierigen, kostbaren Instrument mit einem Schlage ein einfach zu handhabendes, wohlfeiles geworden. Wasserleitung und Rehostat fallen jetzt ganz fort. Während früher für jede Untersuchung die so lästige Bunsen-Batterie gefüllt werden musste, bedient man sich jetzt am Besten einer kleinen Batterie ." M.Nitze aus obiger Arbeit. - "Erst jetzt beginnt der rapide Aufschwung der Endoskopie." Reuter, P.Bozzini und die Endoskopie, p.97 - - Im Anschluß an Nitze's Vortrag leitete Alexander Brenner (1859-1936) "Seine Demonstration der von Herrn Leiter im Zusammenwirken mit Herrn Prof. Leopold von Dittel (1815-1898) neu construirten elektroskopischen Apparate" wie folgt ein: "Es ist keine seltene Erscheinung, das ein und derselbe Gedanke gleichzeitig und unabhängig an verschiedenen Orten erfasst und durchgeführt wird.- So bin ich denn heute in der merkwürdigen Lage, Ihnen ein Cystoskop vorzuführen, welches die Idee an Stelle des glühenden Platindrahtes ein Glühlämpchen zur Beleuchtung der Blase zu verwenden, in einer etwas anderen und wie ich glaube technisch vollkommeneren Weise zur Ausführung bringt, als das eben von Herrn Nitze gezeigte. Herr von Dittel in Wien, an dessen Klinik die ersten ausgedehnten Untersuchungen mit dem ursprünglichen von Nitze angegebenen und von Herrn Leiter construirten Cystoskope angestellt wurden, war als der wärmste Anhänger der Blasenendoskopie schon von Anfang an bedacht, das Instrument zu vereinfachen und ihm dadurch grössere Verbreitung zu verschaffen. Bei der raschen Verbreitung des electrischen Glühlichts und bei der immer grösser werdenden Vollkommenheit seiner Construction lag der Gedanke nahe, ein kleines Glühlämpchen in das Cystoskop einzufügen und die bei dem Erglühen desselben erzeige relative geringe Wärmemenge durch die in der Blase enthaltene Flüssigkeit ableiten zu lassen. Unter der steten Anregung von Dittel's ist es nun unserem Instrumentenmacher Herr Leiter gelungen, dieses Problem in einfachster Weise zu lösen. Das Instrument welches schon im Herbste 1886 der Hauptsache nach fertig war, wurde im Januar 1887 das erste Mal am Lebenden versucht, steht sei Februar auf der Abtheilung Dittel's fast täglich im Gebrauch und hat sich bestens bewährt." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Pyrotechnist's Treasury The Complete Art of Making Fireworks

      London: Chatto and Windus,, 1887. Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Octavo. Original red cloth, decorative titling in black and silver to spine and upper board, charcoal grey surface-paper endpapers. 25 plates, 32-page publisher's catalogue dated November 1896 at the rear. Cloth somewhat sunned on the spine, and along the tops of the boards, mild mottling at the fore-edge of both boards, spine ends a touch crumpled and mildly chipping, hinges just starting, light toning, overall a very good copy. The uncommon, definitive second edition of Kentish's classic of pyrotechnics - "one of the greatest classic how-to-do-pyrotechnic books that have ever been written" (Philip) - just four copies of this edition recorded on Copac - NLS, Oxford, Cambridge, and TCD - no copy in BL; OCLC adds 11 copies in the US. First published in 1878, the text of the second edition was expanded by 18 pages, and 10 plates added, as the new preface explains; "The present edition contains much additional information, many fresh illustrations, and several pieces of a construction entirely new … For the rest, I have carefully revised the book throughout, and have supplied the minutest information in every instance in which it appeared to be defective … The work appears to me now complete". All subsequent printings of Kentish's work, from the 1899 third edition down to the current facsimile and print-on-demand editions are based upon this version. A practical manual, designed for use in the workshop and on the show-site, it is extremely uncommon to find a copy of any edition in anything approaching collector's condition, rendering this copy of the most desirable edition in its original cloth particularly desirable.

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        ANNALES DE LA SOCIÉTÉ D'ARCHÉOLOGIE DE BRUXELLES. Mémoires, Rapports et Documents.

      Van Trigt / Manceaux / Lyon - Claesen / VromantDisponibili 15 annate. Testi francesi. Cm.23,7x14,5. Legature coeve in mz.pelle con titoli e fregi in oro ai dorsi a cinque nervature. Piatti e fogli di guardia marmorizzati. Tracce d'uso ad alcuni dorsi. Numerose illustrazioni, anche in grande formato. Disponibili: Tomo I: 1887 - 1888 (due parti; pg.CXCIV, 212); Tomo II: 1888 - 1889 (pg.380); Tomo III: 1889 (pg.392); Tomo IV: 1890 (pg.508); Tomo VI: 1892 (pg.388); Tomo VII: 1893 (pg.492); Tomo VIII: 1894 (pg.528); Tomo IX: 1895 (pg.496); Tomo X: 1896 (pg.508); Tomo XI: 1897 (pg.488); Tomo XII: 1898 (pg.504); Tomo XIII: 1899 (pg.480); Tomo XIV: 1900 (pg.448); Tomo XV: 1901 (pg.512); Tomo XVI: 1902 (pg.492).

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        Signed 1887 death certificate by Dr. Emily Stowe for Mrs. Elizabeth Aikenhead

      Toronto: Dr. Emily STOWE, 1887. 1st Edition. No binding. Very Good+. Rare document, signed 6 1/2" x 8", death certificate by Dr Emily Stowe from June 19, 1887. This is a physician's death certificate for the wife of james Aikenhead of the well known Hardware store chain. There is also few mourning letters relating to Mrs. Aikenhead fas an added bonus. Two folds with a couple of nick at two of the folds and small 1/2 tears starting at first fold, otherwise in very good+ condition and with a quality signature. Dr. Emily Howard Stowe (1831 -1903) was born in Norwich Township, Oxford County, Ontario. She is very significant both for medical history as she was Canada's first female medical practitioner, and of course she is one of Canada's most significant suffragist and women's rights movement leader. One of the most important females in Canadian history.

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        The History of the Second Queen's Royal Regiment. 6 volume set

      London: Richard Bentley and Son, first edition set , 1887. Complete set of Davis' monumental history which was published at intervals between 1887 and 1906 (the later volumes being published by Eyre and Spottiswoode). 6 volumes. Numerous colour and other illustrations and maps. Publisher's blue cloth with grenades and other devices stamped in gold on the spines and boards.

      [Bookseller: Victor Sutcliffe]
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        The Log of the Flying-Fish. A Story of Aerial and Submarine Peril and Adventure

      London: Blackie & Son, 1887. 8vo. 384 pp. Very Good, Green Decorative Cloth with sun-fading, minor stains, edge wear, & rubbing; spine slanted; splitting along gutters of FEP; shelf wear. Provenance: John Ruyle. Mylar Jacket. Twelve Full-Page Illustrations by Gordon Browne. First Edition.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Rom, 18. September 1887.. 3 halbspaltig beschriebene SS. Folio. Faltspuren; ca. 8 cm langer Einriß am rechten Rand.. An den Maler Adolph von Menzel: "[ ] Permetta che esprima colla lingua del mio paese la [ ] grande riconoscenza [ ]".

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        Cuba, Puerto Rico y Filipinas.

      Barcelona, Establecimiento Tipográfico Editorial de Daniel Cortezo y Compañía, 1887 [«España, sus Monumentos y Artes. Su Naturaleza e Historia»]. - 4to. mayor; 944 pp., con dibujos de Passos y Riquero, fotograbados de Joarizti y Mariezcurrena, dos litografías en color de Xumetra y ocho láminas con fotografías originales. Encuadernación original en tela estampada.

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        Mittheilungen über das Tesdorpfsche Geschlecht

      München, Knorr & Hirth, 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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        Firenze. Il corteggio storico. Maggio 1887.

      - [Firenze, 1887], in-4 formato album, leg. coeva in pieno marocchino marrone, titolo e giglio fiorentino entro cornice in oro sul piatto anteriore, fermaglio in ottone ai piatti, sguardie in carta "marezzata", tagli dorati. Album contenente 28 fotografie all'albumina (mm. 250x197 circa ciascuna, applicate al recto dei cartoncini che formano i fogli dell'album), raffiguranti momenti del corteo storico del maggio 1887. Ottime condizioni. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Unsocial Socialist

      London: Swann Sonnenschein, . First Edition.. First issue, with "The Confessions of Byron Cashel's Profession" printed on the title page. Very scarce in the first issue. A good copy, perhaps even a little better, but worn and tired and with wear and even some chipping to extremities. However, the copy owned by Fabian pioneer and comrade-in-arms, Hubert Bland, signed by him and dated 1887 on the half-title. In addition to his own merits as a radical journalist, both separately and in company with the magnificent E. Nesbit, his wife, Bland would provide in the person of his wife, one of the great love objects of the early (sic) life of Mr. Shaw. The rear blank bears a few page numbers in pencil in an unknown hand, corresponding to scored passages in the text. A book that demands one fall to sleep and dream about it, though one is unlikely to awaken with much more than a feeling strange satisfaction. . First Edition. London, Swann Sonnenschein, 1887. 256 pages. Original Hardcover (red cloth) in protective Mylar. Gilt lettering on spine and front board. First issue, with "The Confessions of Byron Cashel's Profession" printed on the title page. Very scarce in the first issue. A good copy, perhaps even a little better, but worn and tired and with wear and even some chipping to extremities. However, the copy owned by Fabian pioneer and comrade-in-arms, Hubert Bland, signed by him and dated 1887 on the half-title. In addition to his own merits as a radical journalist, both separately and in company with the magnificent E. Nesbit, his wife, Bland would provide in the person of his wife, one of the great love objects of the early (sic) life of Mr. Shaw. The rear blank bears a few page numbers in pencil in an unknown hand, corresponding to scored passages in the text. A book that demands one fall to sleep and dream about it, though one is unlikely to awaken with much more than a feeling strange satisfaction. Sidney Trefusis is a proselytizing socialist. Armed with irony and paradox, he is determined to overthrow a society riddled with class and sexual exploitation. Henrietta, his adoring wife, 'loves' him: he must abandon her. Son of a millionaire, he gives up everything to pose as an 'umble peasant'. But when this unsocial socialist goes to work as a gardener in the vicinity of a girls' school he meets his match - for Agatha Wylie is a new kind of woman, perfectly armed: and she doesn't love him. With the character of his clown-prophet Trefusis, George Bernard Shaw presented for the first time his view of what the relationship between the sexes should be. Galloping, exuberant, and irresistibly entertaining, AN UNSOCIAL SOCIALIST is a brilliant satire on social prejudice from a great author of the past.

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        Bayerisches Staatsrecht. Bände 1-3 und 5-7 (Band 4 fehlt).

      München, Theodor Riedel (Bd. 1); Freiburg, J.C.B.Mohr (Paul Siebeck), 1887 - 1894.. Zweiter unveränderter Abdruck IX, 658; V, 581; VI, 660; VII, 741; V, 582; 410 S. 23 x 16 cm, Halbleder mit etwas Rückenvergoldung und 4 falschen Bünden. Einbände berieben und bestoßen. Überzugspapier mit Fehlstellen an den Kanten. Handschriftliche Besitzereinträge (v.Crailsheim) und -stempel auf den Vorsätzen. Vorsätze teilweise etwas angeschmutzt. Bindung etwas gelockert. Einige Seiten mit kleineren Einrissen. Gutes Leseexemplar.

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        Numismatique du Parlement de Grenoble

      Imprimerie de Jules Céas et Fils.Valence 1887 - 291pp. Etat de Neuf le prix comprends l'expédition en colissimo ou Suivi Express International. Belle reliure moderne plats marbrés rouge cartonnage fort et dos cuir sang de boeuf et 5 nerfs fleurons et titres et filets dorés. Chaffrey Carles. Jean Truchon. Jacques Cujas. Claude Expilly. Pierre de Cornu. Claude Frère. Laurent de Prunier. Abel Servien. Sébastien ou Artus Pourroy. Sébastien de Lionne. Jean De La Croix de Saint-Vallier. Pierre Pucelle. Barnave. François de Nantes. Inscriptions Campanaires. Errata et adddenda. 19 pages illustrations et planches pleine page avec des gravures colorisées. en excellent etat. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Letter signed ("Joseph Lister"), to the eminent British chemist Henry E. Roscoe

      12, Park Crescent Portland Place [London], 13 oct. 1887. 12mo. One page in ink, on personal stationery. Framed and glazed, with portrait . " My dear Roscoe, I have read your able address with deep interest & beg you to accept my thanks for the copy you have already sent me."

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        A history of architecture in all countries : from the earliest times to the present day / by James Fergusson [complete in 2 volumes]

      New York : Dodd, Mead and Company, 1887, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, Second EditionFinely bound copies both in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt titles to spine. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional set.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Description: 2v., (xxiv, 609p ; xi, 624p.) : illus. throughout, fronts. ; 22.5cm. Subjects: Architecture --History. Illustrations to title pages. First published in 1855.

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        Letter, signed. To Julius L. Brown of Atlanta, Georgia, regarding new information contradicting the received version of the capture of Querétaro, the execution of the Emperor Maximilian, and the fall of the Mexican Empire

      Mexico City, august 17 1887. (MEXICAN HISTORY) 4to. 3-1/2 pp. on a single folded leaf of blank stationery. In English translation by the erstwhile US Ambassador to Mexico (1873-1880), and future Secretary of State under Benjamin Harrison, JOHN W. FOSTER (1836-1917), grandfather of John Foster Dulles. A few small chips at edges with loss of a few letters, minor soiling. In red and brown morocco-backed clam shell box . A letter from one J. Montismo, amateur historian (?), who writes to the well-known Georgia collector, Julius L. Brown, concerning new findings relating to the death of the Emperor Maximilian I, after the siege of Querétaro. The traditional version is that Maximilian was betrayed to the Republicans by his own Colonel Miguel Lopez, then executed by the Republican General Escobedo. Montismo writes (via Foster's translation) a lengthy rebuttal of that traditional story: "- General Escobedo, as well as colonel Lopez himself have been obliged to reveal the secret that they had kept so long and so well; and which related to the capture of the city of Querétaro - Important authentic documents (a photographic copy of one of which I herewith send to you with my compliments [not present]) - have been brought to light, which reveal that Maximilian himself was the one who proposed arrangements to General Escobedo, to betray his companions who were fighting for his cause, and sacrificing them to their enemies, his commissioner and envoy for that purpose being the aforesaid Miguel Lopez -"

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        Portraits of Celebrated Racehorses ... in ... Chronological Order, Commencing in 1702 and Ending in 1870, Together with Their ... Pedigrees and Performances, Etc. - [Complete in 4 Volumes]

      London : Sampson Low & Co. , 1887, 88, 1887, Hardback, The Scarce 1st editionVery good in the original gilt-tooled buckram cloth. Recased in matching gilt-blocked aniline calf. Minor dust-dulling only to the panel edges. Highly uncommon in such polished and positive condition. Scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. ; 1 pages; All plates present and complete with tissue-guard. Subject: Amusements - Equestrian - sporting prints.

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        Mehalah, A Story Of The Salt Marshes

      Smith Elder, 1887. Hardcover. Fair/No Dustjacket. 1887. 415 pages. No dust jacket. READING COPY ONLY. Half leather bound in brown boards with leather spine and corners, with gilt lettering.Ex-library with the usual stamps and inserts. The stamps are random throughout the text block. Yellowed text block with staining and foxing.The rear end paper is missing. Moderate to heavy wear and scuffing to the boards, mainly on the spine, edges and corners and the book is slightly skewed. Rubbing to the spine. Library binding. 1887 edition.

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      Nitsuse-Kuwan, Osaka 1887 - RO40172968: 558 + 132 pages. Calligraphies en noir et rouge en frontispices. Texte sur 2 colonnes. Auteur, titre et fleurons dorés sur le dos. Etiquette de code sur le dos. Tampons et annotations de bibliothèque en pages de garde et de titre. Couverture détachée. Dos et plats très frottés. Epidermures sur le dos. Manque en surface du 2e plat. A Table of the Japanese Kana. Introduction: The Orthography, The Written Kana, The Syllables in Combination. Dictionary. Index. In-4 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos à nerfs. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 495-Langues d'Asie [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Native Flowers of New Zealand Illustrated in Colours in the Best Style of Modern Chromo-Litho Art, from Drawings Coloured to Nature by Mrs Charles Hetley

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington. Good with no dust jacket. 1887. First Edition. The first issue in three separate parts, published 1887-1888. Part 1: (4) , 8, (2) pages + 12 coloured plates interleaved with 12 leaves of descriptive letterpress + 1 b&w plate. Part 2: coloured plates 13-24 interleaved with text + 1 b&w plate. Part 3: coloured plates 25-36 interleaved with text + 1 b&w plate. Spine glue deteriorated, with contents now loose within paper-covered boards. Dimensions: 15 1/2" by 11 3/8". Condition: Spines missing to parts 1 and 2. Spine worn on part 3. Some small tears, chips, and creases to margins of leaves. 1/2" corner missing on Plate 11. Minor foxing. Bagnall 2584a. ; Elephant Folio .

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      Milano, Dumolard, 1887. In-16 p. (mm. 162x112), bellissima plaquette impostata esattamente come un libro giapponese. Elegante e originale è la legatura, a fondo nero, aperta sul dorso con cucitura sui piatti a filo rosso. Il piatto anteriore porta un fregio di spighe in giallo paglierino e un cartellino editoriale rosso vivo recante il titolo (uguale cartellino su quello posteriore con l?'editore e il prezzo). Il testo, in cornice tipografica, stampato su sottilissima carta giapponese di gelso, a fogli doppi chiusi, è di pp. CXXIV,(2). Vi sono contenuti 10 racconti. In fine leggesi: ?"Finito di stampare il X giorno di Maggio MDCCCLXXXVII nello stabilimento tipografico italiano di Roma, diretto da Luigi Perelli su carta giapponese con copertina e frontespizio disegnati da Luigi Conconi ed eseguiti dagli stabilimenti Virano di Roma, Turati e Lombardi di Milano. Rilegato da Ghione di Roma?". "Edizione originale", senza indicazione di tiratura. Cfr. Parenti ?"Rarità bibl. dell?'800?",VIII, pp. 278-80: ?"Raro?". Esemplare molto ben conservato.

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        L'Armee Francaise. Types et Uniformes

      Boussard, Valadon & Cie., Paris 1887 - Three portfolios, each elephantine folios measuring 19 by 14 inches, 50 by 37 cm. With 60 colored plates in third volume. Vol. I: three title page with color illustration (all three) and 128 pp. Vol. II: same title and 116 pp. Many text illustrations as well. The aquarelles and drawings used for the work were four years in the making. The publication was meant to glorify the French military, from the Royal Army through the Revolutionary and First Empire armies, to the Restoration, the African corps, the Crimean War era, the Franco-Prussian War and the present at the time of publication. Portfolios are modern green cloth with silk ties. Contents are loose as issued. Some scattered minor wear. Some soiling here and there, a few minor chips as well. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Pets Abroad or Frank and Ethel's Travels in America and Canada

      London S.W. Partridge and Co. 1887. 96 pages. Circa 1887. Delightfully colour illustrated front board features young girl with wooden snow shovel sitting upon sled. Lovely detailed black and white illustrations in text on most pages. Many of these illustrations depict fascinating historical events and scenes. Charming advertisements upon endpapers. Gift greetings, dated 1889, upon verso of front free endpaper else unmarked. Narrow opening in binding at page 56. Short openings to hinges. Above-average external wear. Fragments of backstrip remain. Despite significant use this copy remains a treat to hold! First Edition Hardcover 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall; First Edition. Fair

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