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        La Tentation de Saint Antoine: Feerie a grande spectacle. en 2 actes et 40 tableaux. Par Henri Riviere. Representee pour la premiere fois sur le theatre du Chat Noir le 28 decembre 1887. Musique nouvelle et arrangee de MM. Albert Tinchant et Georges Fragerolle

      Paris: E. Plon, Nourrit et Cie, Imprimeurs-Editeurs, 1887. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Oblong small 4to, original color printed cloth-covered boards, original pale-blue endpapers, all edges stained red; pp. 87, [1], with lithographic music staves (in b/w) and illustrations (in full color) throughout. Boards uniformly foxed and stained, though still attractive, and internally bright and pristine. In 1887, Henri Riviere revolutionized George Auriol and Henry Somm's puppet theater, which had originated on the Chat Noir's third-floor "Salle des Fetes" in 1855. His new and revolutionary "shadow theatre" involved the use of silhouettes combined with the latest photomechanical relief-printing processes. With a 1.12- x 1.4-meter screen and an immrense backstage attached to the outside of the building, layers upon layers of visual material created perspective and, with the addition of glass painted panels, lighting, music, and voice, combined for an effect that was innovative and "Modern" in the most contemporary sense of the word. The haut-monde trouped to see it. LA TENTATION DE SAINT ANTOINE was the Chat Noir's first major shadow theatre production, premiering on the 28th of December, 1887, and over time became one of its three most-popular billings. "Protocinematic" (per later analysts), the Chat Noir productions were viewed by thousands upon thousands of people, from all walks of like (over the years, everyone came: Degas, Toulouse-Lautrec, Pissarro, Monet, Casset, and the rest). This commemorative album is, well: Stunning. All we can say.

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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. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1200 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        A Escravidao, O Clero e o Abolicionismo.

      1887 - A Study That Called for the Abolition of Slavery in Brazil Fonseca, Luiz Anselmo da [1848?-1929]. A Escravidao, O Clero e o Abolicionismo. Bahia: Imprensa Economica, 1887. [vi], [v]-vii, 686 (i.e. 742) pp. Octavo (9" x 6"). Recent period-style quarter cloth over marbled boards, gilt title to spine endpapers renewed, tears to final index leaf repaired. Moderate toning and foxing, light soiling to title page and verso of final index leaf. Early owner stamps to title page and a few text leaves, underlining in a few places, interior otherwise clean. * Only edition. This study that called for the abolition of slavery was a controversial book when it was published. Its argument is grounded in legal and, to some extent, theological sources. Slavery was abolished when the Second Empire fell in 1888. This is an important date in the history of human rights because Brazil was the last nation in the Western Hemisphere to abolish slavery. OCLC locates 5 copies worldwide, 1 in North America (at UT-Austin). Another copy located at UC-Berkeley Law School. Not in Borchard. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      S.W. Partridge and Co., London, 1887, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fair, First EditionSize: 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall, 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!

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      Imprenta de Francisco Núñez Izquierdo., Salamanca. 1887 - 4º menor. 390+535+468 pp., apéndices, letras capitulares. Muy buen estado. Tiene una hoja suelta antes del l;LA GESTIÓN DEL CONTRA REEMBOLSO SON 7 EUROS

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        The Coleoptera of the British Islands. A descriptive account of the families, genera, and species indigenous to Great Britain and Ireland, with notes as to localities, habitats, etc.

      London, L. Reeve, 1887-1913. 6 volumes (including the supplement). Royal-8vo (245 x 170mm). pp. lxxiii, (12), 2365, with 200 fine handcoloured lithographed plates & 5 plain plates. Contemporary red half morocco, gilt ornamented spines with gilt lettering in 6 compartments, topedges gilt. An attractively bound copy of the rare large paper issue with coloured plates, the ordinary edition has plain plates. William Fowler (1849 - 1923 ) was an English clergyman and entomologist mainly interested in beetles. "Entomology has reason for gratitude to him for much useful spadework, and, to all who study British Beetles, his principal achievement, the 'Coleoptera of the British Islands', is the indispensable starting-point for any fresh advance, and is not likely soon to be superseded" (G.L. Arrow. Ent., 722, July 1923, p. 170). The work was published in 5 volumes and together with H. Donisthorpe a supplementary volume was published in 1913.//Nissen ZBI, 1415.

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      New York: Harper & Brothers,. 1887. Small octavo, pp. [1-2] [1-9] 10-310; [311-312: ads] [note: signatures signed (18) 2-228]. illustrations by C. H. M. Kerr,. original brown wrappers, printed in black.. Extremities of wrappers lightly chipped at head and tail of spine. panel and several corners, but a beautiful copy of this fragile book.. The Richard Manney copy with his bookplate laid in. (#31339). First U.S. (or first authorized U.S.) edition. Probable later printing. The twenty full-page illustrations with blank versos (not included in the publisher's pagination) are integral to signed gatherings (not inserts) and ads on inside front wrapper list "Latest Issues" in the "Harper's Handy Series" from number 107 through number 142 (Locke by Thomas Fowler). Scott calls for two leaves of ads following page 310, probably in error as all copies we have examined have a single leaf of ads following page 310. Issued as "Harper's Handy Series" No. 139 with front wrapper dated 1 July 1887. Publication date for both U.S. and British editions was 1 July 1887. There were pirated American editions which also appear to have been published in July 1887. These include Rand, McNally & Co.'s "Globe Library," No. 26, with front wrapper dated 1 February 1887, which was listed in Publishers' Weekly 9 July 1887 (this issue also listed Harper's authorized American edition). Several other unauthorized American editions, including Norman L. Munro "Munro's Library" edition dated 31 May 1887 and George Munro's "Seaside Library" edition dated 29 June 1887 were listed in PW a week later, 16 July 1887. Scott 7A.

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        Zur Genealogie der Moral. Eine Streitschrift.

      . Leipzig, Naumann, 1887. XIV, 1 Bl., 182 S., 1 Bl. Schlichter HPgt.-Bd. d. Zt. mit marmor. Leder-Bezügen.. Erste Ausgabe.- (Gesamtauflage 600 Exemplare).-"Dem letztveröffentlichten "Jenseits von Gut und Böse" zur Ergänzung und Verdeutlichung beigegeben" (Titelblatt verso!).- Von Friedrich Nietzsche innerhalb von drei Wochen im Juli 1887 verfasste und danach auf eigene Kosten herausgegebene Schrift. Korrekturleser war Heinrich Köselitz (d.i. Peter Gast, 1854-1918).- Spiegel, Vorsätze, erstes und letztes Blatt minimal leimschattig.- Name von alter Hand auf Titel (Abklatsch auf vorderem Vorsatz verso) "Hennri" (?). Einige schwache Bleistiftanstreichungen und -Marginalien von alter Hand. S. 176 und 177 mit Tintenanstreichung im Seitensteg, S. 177 mit leichter Quetschfalte (offensichtlich während des Druckes entstanden).- Einband am Leder leicht berieben und schwach beräunt.

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        Annals of the House of Percy. 2 volume set. Association copy

      Richard Clay & Sons, London 1887 - 620pp; 994pp. Inscribed on the title pages 'to Charlotte F Percy from E L Durand [?]'. Language: eng VG - in overall very good condition. Some rubbing and soiling to vellum covers. Off-setting to title pages and occasional pages within. Cloth backed pedigree in pocket at back of volume 1. Teg - remaining edges uncut Cream vellum covers with gilt title and crest [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Grasses of North America (2-Volume Set)

      - [Lansing: Thorp & Godfrey; 1887]. Limited to 135 numbered copies, this being NO. 43. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1887. 24th edition

      London John Wisden & Co 1887. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. Page edges browning First Edition Maroon hardback cloth cover. Modern rebind 160mm x 100mm (6" x 4"). xx, 309pp + ads. Original covers not bound in.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1887 - Wisden Rebind without Covers

      1887 - Hi, This lot is an 1887 Original Wisden , Rebound without its original covers, reound to the title page at the front.The binding is similar to that of a publishers rebind (but it isnt one) with gilt to spine and covers and the book internally is in excellent condition.Very white & clean pages.Wear to front board is only fault.Please see the large pictures.More available on request.Buy-it-now.More Photos on request.

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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1887

      John Wisden & Co. 1887 - Twenty fourth edition. Rebound in dark brown cloth without original wrappers or front adverts, margins trimmed. Gilt title to spine. A good copy.

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        ANNALES DE LA SOCIÉTÉ D'ARCHÉOLOGIE DE BRUXELLES. Mémoires, Rapports et Documents. Bruxelles, Van Trigt / Manceaux / Lyon - Claesen / Vromant, 1887-1902.

      - Disponibili 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). Il lotto (15 volumi)

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      1887 - (EHON) KAWANABE Kyo^sai [Gyo^sai] GYO^SAI GADAN. Tokyo: Iwamoto Shun, Meiji 20 [1887]. 25.4 x 17.6 cm. 4 volumes, string-bound Japanese-style in printed covers with paper labels. All in a folding clasped chitsu box with a colorful woodblock printed label. Printed in sumi and light colors throughout. This famous artist's autobiography and copybook provides a remarkable insight into the world of the traditional arts in mid-Meiji Japan by their foremost practitioner. Though this work is not uncommon, the impressions in this copy are unusually good. A very good copy. As issued:

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        Picturesque Australasia.

      Cassell & Company. London. 1887 - 1889. - FOUR VOLUMES - Vol. 1, 1887; Vol. II and III, 1888; Vol. IV, 1889. Color maps, black and white wood engraved plates and in-text illustrations, approximately 300pp each, index, 10½ x 8 inches, gilt lettered goldenrod cloth covered boards with embossed red and green flower garland (hardbound). Ex-library with institution's stamped ID on inside of front cover and on the title pages of Volumes I, II, III; faint catalogue notation on spine of all four volumes. Covers lightly worn with some foxing to fore-edge, endpapers, and a few additional pages; small drip to top of front cover of volume IV and small soiled spot to back cover of volume I, still a handsome set with particularly bright decorative binding. The chief focus of these lavishly illustrated volumes is on Australia and New Zealand but New Guinea and Fiji are also covered, with essays pertaining to the history, geography, industry, scenic features and urban centers of the above locals prepared by an extensive list of contributors. Volume I features maps of Australia, New Zealand, New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia following the index. Despite the library markings, these are unusually attractive volumes with bright and clean attractive decorative binding, certain to be of interest to collectors, and a set that would display well. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Rothschilds: The Financial Rulers of Nations

      Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington, London, 1887, Hardcover, Book Condition: Reading Copy, First EditionSize: 12mo - over 6?" - 7?" tall, 381 pages. Nine black and white sketches. "No name has been more prominently before the public during the last sixty years or more, as that of this great financial firm. Its origin was so shrouded in humble obscurity, and the rapidity with which it sprang forward to prosperity and fame was alike so extraordinary and so remarkable, that the public gaze has been kept by a species of fascination upon the movements of the well-known fianciers. From one corner of the world to the other the success of the Rothschilds has been the subject of universal wonder and envy." - from pages 1-2. Above-average wear. Front hinge open. Library binding. Usual library markings, Former Library Copy

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      Montaner y Simón, Ed. - Barcelona. 1887. 6h+228Pág+2h. Profusamente ilustrado de bellos grabados entre texto, encuadernación de relieves y dorados en tela. Obra muy apreciada. Ref A 3. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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 - All plates present and complete with tissue-guard. Subject: Amusements - Equestrian - sporting prints. Very 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. 6 Kg. 1 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        NEW ENGLAND TELEPHONE And TELEGRAPH Co. Suburban Division. LIST Of SUBSCRIBERS, July 1st, 1887, And Business Directory, Including Subscribers of the Boston Exchange

      Boston:: M. H. Cleaves, Publisher, 40 Pearl Street.. 1887.. 8vo. 9-1/8" x 5-7/8". 1st edition thus. [2], 140, [6] pp.. Printed green paper wrappers, stapled. Now custom chemised & housed in a black quarter-leather slipcase, with marbled paper boards.. Front wrapper chipped, and detached. Light chipping to lower edge of. rear wrapper. Withal, a VG copy.. The New England Telephone and Telegraph Company "was organized in 1883, by the consolidation of several local companies which had constructed exchanges in many of the more important cities and towns..." [Boston Electrical Handbook. 1904]. No copies on OCLC. Considering the practice was [and is] to annually discard these books, this a wonderful, and rare, surviving artifact from the early history of telephony, able to contribute more than a small dollop to research efforts into the period. . Illustrated adverts.

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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

      [Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, And Rivington] 1887 - FIRST EDITION. Part 1 of 3 parts. Half calf leather with gilt lettered title on front cover. Dentelling to the corners. Spine is deteriorated and lacking 1/3. The remaining spine is barely attached. This book is lacking title page. This includes 12 full color chromolithograph plates of flowers interleaved with 12 pages of text and 1 introductory guide giving summaries of this, part 1, of the famous Native Flowers of New Zealand. The plates are in EXCELLENT CONDITION. Good breaker copy. Georgina Hetley learned to love the flowers and ferns of the Taranaki bush before her husband died and she was forced her to leave for Auckland and a new life as an artist. She gained a good reputation in the field of floral painting. The idea for this flower book was encouraged by both botanists and the New Zealand Government. Hetley endured the rigours of travel involved in painting her specimens wherever they grew. Overall in GOOD condition. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Madrid: Hija de M. Rodriguez, Casa Editorial, (1887). 6 volumes, each with approximately 1,200 pages. Illustrated, some plates printed in chromolithography. Octavo (9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches); quarter calf with raised bands and lettering in gilt; old library handstamp on title of each volume. A handsomely bound set offering a complete calendar for the Roman Catholic year. In the first and last volumes about 50 pages have neat ink notations from a previous owner of the dates covered on those pages. One page in volume one is torn. Shipping and insurance, within the United States, will be $15.00. Foreign shipping will be billed at cost.

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      LIBRAIRIE GUILLAUMIN 1887 - R240064010: 85 pages - quelques rousseurs sans conséquence sur la lecture - coins frottés - 2 photos disponibles. Sommaire : la loi de 1803 - le pair de change bimétallique - le marché de l'or et le marché de l'argent - la prépondérance du 15 et 1/2 - anciennes altérations du pair bimétallique - les changes aléatoires - les finances indiennes - le monométallisme or argenté - pas d'inflationisme - les créanciers de roupies et les créanciers de souverains etc. In-8 Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 330-Economie [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Lady Noel Byron and the Leighs: some authentic records of certain circumstances in the lives of Augusta Leigh, and others of her family, that concerned Anna Isabella, Lady Byron, in the course of forty years after her separation. [Edited by Ralph Gordon Noel Milbanke, Earl of Lovelace.] Strictly Private. FIRST EDITION.

      Printed for the descendants of Lord & Lady Byron, by William Clowes & Sons. 1887 Half title/limitation leaf; occasional neat pencil notes & underlining. Uncut in orig. pale blue boards, drab spine, paper label; spine a little darkened & hinges a little weak.Wise (Byron) pp111-112. 36 copies printed, of which this is number 2. Inscribed on half title, 'John C. Fox, Goring on Thames. Given to me by Mary Countess of Lovelace, 14 September 1922', and with a further inscription beneath: 'Given to C. Draper by Miss Elsie Fox 1961'. This exceedingly scarce piece of Byroniana (Wise describes it as 'hopelessly unobtainable', noting that 'the larger proportion' of the 36 printed copies were destroyed) belonged, until 1922, to Mary Caroline, Countess of Lovelace. She was married to Ralph Gordon Noel Milbanke, son of William King-Noel, 1st Earl of Lovelace, and Ada Lovelace, Lord Byron's only legitimate daughter. It was given by the Countess of Lovelace to James C. Fox, the noted Byron scholar, and subsequently passed to his daughter, Elsie, who in turn gave it to C. Draper in 1961. A brief letter, paper-clipped on to the leading f.e.p. advises "Christie", i.e. C. Draper, that 'as she [Elsie Fox] gave you the book some years ago it is still yours to do with it as you like best.'. Draper had evidently offered to return the book to the Fox family following the death of Elsie, and this note from Mary Theophilus, Elsie's sister, assures him the book remains his. Milbanke's work forms an attempt to debunk the myths surrounding his grandmother Lady Byron and her sister-in-law Augusta Leigh, and show that their relationship remained one of mutual trust and cordiality.

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        A Manual of the Art of Bookbinding: Containing Full Instructions in the Different Branches of Forwarding, Gilding and Finishing. Also, the Art of Marbling Book-Edges and Paper. The Whole Designed for the Practical Workman, the Amateur, and the Book-Collector

      Philadelphia: Henry Carey Baird & Co., Industrial Publishers., Booksellers and Importers, 810 Walnut Street, 1887 - (BOOKBINDING) Third edition. 8vo. Illustrated, with 7 marble paper samples. Original green cloth, gilt stamped spine. Fine, number on spine small stamps on endpapers [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Early Adventures in Persia, Susiana and Babylonia. Including a residence among the Bakhtiyari and other wild tribes before the discovery of Nineveh. In 2 vols.

      London, John Murray, 1887,. in-8vo, frontispiece in colours + VIII + 490 p. / frontispiece + VIII + 511 p., with 4 illustrations and 3 folding maps, light and scarce foxing, small legacy stamp 'Guggisberg', original publisher's pictorial blue clothbound, spines a little worn and faded. Very good copy.. Austen Henry Layard (1817 - 1894), est un voyageur, archeologue, ecrivain et diplomate connu surtout pour avoir fait les premieres excavations de Kalkhu. En 1839 il part pour Ceylan en esperant y trouver du travail dans l'administration de la colonie britannique. Apres avoir vagabonde plusieurs mois, principalement en Perse, et ayant abandonne son projet d'aller a Ceylan, il retourne a Constantinople en 1842. En 1845 il quitte Constantinople pour explorer les ruines de l'Assyrie, auxquelles son nom est aujourd'hui associe. Layard reste aux environs de Mossoul jusqu'en 1847, excavant a Kuyunjik et Kalkhu et observant les conditions de vie de plusieurs peuples de la region. En 1887, il publie, a partir de notes prises a l'epoque, un recit de son premier voyage au Moyen-Orient.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        Brehms Thierleben. Allgemeine Kunde des Thierreichs. Kolorierte Ausgabe.,

      Leipzig, Bibliographisches Institut, 1884-, 1887 - 426 Seiten, 26 cm Gut erhaltenes Buch, Seiten alters- und papierbedingt etwas gebräunt, Einband mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, K18362 Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1510 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Cousines de la Colonelle

      Antonio da Boa-Vista, Lisbon, i.e. Paris, Henriette Doucé, [c.1887] - Etched frontispiece in two states and six hand-coloured plates, wood-engraved head- and tailpieces and initials One of 500 copies, this copy unnumbered Two volumes in one Fine copy with just a little foxing; traces of bookplate removed from front pastedown Not the first edition, but a clandestine limited edition, finely bound and illustrated, also found with different illustrations. The work has also been attributed to Guy de Maupassant. Full green morocco, sides with triple fillet gilt, spine in compartments with raised bands elaborately gilt and lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      William Pollard 1887 - 1st 1887. Very good condition with no wrapper. Large format. Dark blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Gilt vignette to front cover. 7 b/w plates. Limited edition of 145 copies. Top edge gilt. Endpapers lightly browned else contents fine. Corners bumped. Boards a little scuffed. [S] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lake George Camp and Canoe Chats

      New York: Published by Private Subscription, (n.d. but 1887). One plate noticeably foxed, otherwise; a very good copy in gilt-stamped red boards.. First Edition. Folio. With 10 phototypes of Lake George Scenery. Original 4 pp. prospectus laid in.

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        Le Petit Gaulois. Journal hebdomadaire. Humoristique, littéraire, politique, indépendant. Du no 1 (6 mars 1882) au no 134 (19 sept. 1887).

      Mexico, - 275 X 400 mm. 134 numéros rel. demi-chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs, titre poussé à chaud sur le plat, tête dorée. Avec le no spécial du 14 juillet 1887, illutré de lithographies, dont la couverture en couleurs. Envoi autographe de H. Henriot, rédacteur en chef. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Nord contre Sud. (2 éléphants)

      Paris, Bibliothèque d'Education et de Récréation J. Hetzel et Cie. 1887 - Les Voyages Extraordinaires. 85 dessins par Benett et une carte. ÉDITION ORIGINALE. Paris, Bibliothèque d'Éducation et de Récréation J. Hetzel et Cie. - 1887 - 416 pages et Catalogue DS pour l'année 1887. Imprimé par Gauthier-Villars. Relié par Lenègre. Cartonnage Hetzel rouge aux 2 éléphants, 3ème type. Tranches dorées. Gouttière régulière. Pas de rousseur. Bon état. Format in-4°(28x19). 1ère Edition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Annals of the House of Percy. 2 volume set. Association copy

      London: Richard Clay & Sons. VG - in overall very good condition. Some rubbing and soiling to vellum covers. Off-setting to title pages and occasional pages within. Cloth backed pedigree in pocket at back of volume 1. Teg - remaining edges uncut. 1887. Limited Edition. Cream vellum covers with gilt title and crest. 260mm x 170mm (10" x 7"). 620pp; 994pp. Inscribed on the title pages 'to Charlotte F Percy from E L Durand [?]'. .

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        Shores and Alps of Alaska. With Illustrations and Two Maps

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, Riv.. 1887, 1st edition. (Hardcover) xiv,[1],248 + 32pp. (publisher's ads dated October, 1886). Very good. Octavo. Frontispiece, illustrations (including map) and 2 coloured maps (one folding). Original gilt lettered pictorial grey cloth. AB 15786. Account of a visit in 1886 to the region of Yakutat Bay, Copper River and Prince William Sound, with an attempted ascent of Mt. St. Elias..

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        She Stoops to Conquer : a Comedy / by Dr. Goldsmith ; with Drawings by Edwin Abbey ; Decorations by Alfred Parsons ; Introduction by Austin Dobson

      London : Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1887, Hardback, 1st Edition in this formFinely and sumptuously bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy; of presentation quality - scans etc. On request. ; 176 pages; Description: 176 p. , [10] leaves of plates : ill. ; 38 cm. Related Names: Abbey, Edwin Austin, 1852-1911. Parsons, Alfred, 1847-1920. Notes: Title page in red and black.

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        Heliactin Cornuta: Gould. Hummingbird (Horned Sungem).

      Hullmandel & Walton,, London: 1887 - Large beautifully hand colored lithograph of three humming birds, highlighted with gum arabic and with gold at the tips of the feathers framing the birds' heads. From "A Monograph of the Trochilidae, or Family of Humming-Birds" Published London, 1849-1861. This South American species of hummingbird is found chiefly in Brazil and Bolivia; it is identified by its horns of iridescent feathers on the head, and its bright blue-green cap, black chin and white chest.John Gould, the author of the masterwork on Australian birds "The Birds of Australia", is considered the father of Australian ornithology.

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        McClellan's Own Story: The War for the Union (First Edition)

      Charles L. Webster & Company, New York 1887 - FIRST EDITION, first printing. Original full publisher's dark brown morocco leather binding blind stamped & tooled design on the cover. Gilt inner denallying. Spine has been professionally relaid with the bottom compartment matched with the original spine. No previous owners' names, not exlibrary. Overall in GOOD condition. Rare publisher's deluxe binding. Photos available upon request Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Boswell's Life of Johnson : including Bowwell's Journal of a tour to the Hebrides and Johnson's Diary of a journey into North Wales TOGETHER WITH the uniformly bound, 2-volume Letters of Samuel Johnson - [Complete in 8 volumes]

      Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1887, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st Edition in this formProvenance; from the library of John Williams Clay with his bookplate. Finely bound all in contemporary aniline calf over matching cloth boards. Minor, generalized wear to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains an uncommonly good set - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Physical description 8 v : facsim., map, port ; 23 cm. Note; with reproductions of original title pages. Originally published under title: The life of Samuel Johnson. Bibliography: v. 6, p. [vii]-xix. Contents v. 1-4. Life (v.l, 1709-1765; v. 2 1765-1776; v. 3, 1776-1780; v. 4, 1780-1784)--v. 5. Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into North Wales (1774)--v. 6 Addenda, index, dicta philosophi, &c. Subjects; Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 - Biography. Hebrides (Scotland) - Description and travel. Scotland - Description and travel - To 1800. Wales, North - Description and travel.

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