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        Abhandlungen Zur Methode Der Kleinsten Quadrate - 1st Edition

      Berlin: Dr. A. Börsch & Dr. P. Simon. Near Fine. 1887. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. A very handsome true First Edition copy in Near Fine condition, title page little loose, small bumps to the marbled boards and spine ends, otherwise in Fine condition, nice contemporary bookplate and later name inscription on front board. Overall this scarce copy presents a most outstanding collectible of this fundamental work in science; The fundamental work of Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777-1855) , ranked with Archimedes and Newton as the greatest of Mathematicians, in defining the method of least squares, the procedure used to this day to minimize the impact of measurement error. The first compository of Gauss' individual documentation (originally published in 1809) into a separate, comprehensive volume on the subject in the original German language, translated from Latin .

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        The Bermuda Pocket Almanack Guide and Directory - for the year of Our Lord 1887.

      Royal Gazette Office, Hamilton, Bermuda, 1887 - 280pp + iv + map + loose insert advertisment. Very fine in fine original blue card covers. Rare.

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        OEUVRES DE F. MISTRAL.

      1887-89, Paris 1887 - 3 vols. 16 x 10 cms. Calendal. 535 págs. =Les iles d or 541 págs. = Mireille (Retrato) + 515 págs. Preciosa encuadernación de la época de (Reliure Franz) en holandesa puntas con nervios, florones y hierros en lomo y tapas, cortes en cabeza dorados. Perfecto estado de conservación. Frances. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Laurac-bat - Biblioteca del bascófilo. Ensayo de un catálogo general sistemático y crítico de las obras referentes a las provincias de Vizcaya, Guipúzcoa, Álava y Navarra

      Madrid, Manuel Tello, 1887 - 4º mayor, 488 p, holandesa piel posterior algo rozada, nervios, hilos dorados en lomo. Una hoja presenta importantes restauraciones por haber sufrido rasgaduras, afectando al texto pero permitiendo la lectura; pequeñas rasgaduras en otras hojas, restauradas pero sin molestar a la lectura. Sorrarain 1385: ". es una obra de gran importancia." País Vasco Bibliografía

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        ALBUM DE VERS & DE PROSE.

      - Bruxelles, Librairie nouvelle / Paris, Librairie universelle Apparaissent, 1887. Forme le 10e numéro de la 1re série des "Poètes et prosateurs, anthologie contemporaine des écrivains français et belges". Plaquette petit in-8, 19 x 12 cm, agrafée, couverture typographique imprimée en rouge et noir, 16 pp. Edition en partie originale. ici pour la première fois les textes en prose : "Plainte d'automne", "Frisson d'hiver", "La gloire" et "Le Nénuphar blanc". Les poèmes : "Les fenêtres", "Les fleurs", "Brise marine", "Soupir", "Sainte" et "Quatre sonnets") avaient été édités quelques mois auparavant dans le recueil "Les Poésies de Stéphane Mallarmé" tiré à 47 exemplaires seulement. (Talvart et Place XII, p. 121). Etat : couverture salie, détachée, avec manques minimes au premier plat, manque angulaire de 2,5 x 3 cm au second, intérieur correct avec un petit manque marginal au dernier feuillet. Mériterait une restauration. En l’état. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        She: A History of Adventure.

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

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        Allan Quatermain; being an account of his further adventures and discoveries in company with Sir Henry Curtis, Bart., Commander John Good, R.N. and one Umslopogaas

      Longmans, Green, and Co., 1887 - Frontispiece, plates and illustrations by C.M.H. Kerr Boards a little marked, spine sunned and nicked at head and foot, otherwise a very nice copy Scott 7; McKay 7 Original blue bevelled cloth lettered in gilt and with gilt axe on spine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        She a History of Adventure

      Longmans, Green & Co 1887, London - 317 pp, split cloth on spine with repair loose binding internally [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Allan Quatermain; being an account of his further adventures and discoveries in company with Sir Henry Curtis, Bart., Commander John Good, R.N. and one Umslopogaas

      Longmans, Green, and Co., 1887 - Portrait-frontispiece, plates and illustrations by C.M.H. Kerr, mounted One of 112 numbered copies Binding somewhat rubbed and marked, joints and hinges cracked or splitting, some spotting, especially at beginning and end, but a very good copy Scott 7a; McKay 7a; Sadleir 1079 Original brown quarter morocco, lettered and ruled in gilt, top edge gilt [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Phaëthornis striigularis [Stripe-throated Hermit]

      by the Author, [London 1887 - A beautiful image, heightened with gold iridescence, from 'A Monograph of the Trochilidae or Family of Humming-Birds', John Gould's 'masterpiece, [which]. must ever remain a feast of beauty and a source of wonder. an incomparable catalogue and compendium of beauty' ('Fine Bird Books'). 'There is no one appreciative of the beauties of nature who will not recall. with delight the time when a live humming-bird first met his gaze. The suddenness of the apparition, even when expected, and its brief duration, are alone enough to fix the fluttering vision on the mind's eye. The beautiful nests of humming-birds. will be found on examination to be very solidly and tenaciously built, though the materials are generally of the slightest - cotton-wool or some vegetable down and spider's webs' (Alfred Newton in ' The Encyclopedia Britannica 1911, vol. 13, p.887). The Hummingbird family includes members that are the smallest birds in the world. The largest measures no more than 8 1/2 inches and the smallest 2 3/8 inches in length. They are confined to the American continent and its islands, but are wide ranging within this limitation, with over 400 different species covering an area from the fuchias of Tierra del Fuego in the south to the althaea bushes of Toronto gardens in the north. The present image is from the work of which Gould himself was most proud. Hummingbirds remained a fascination for him throughout his professional life, as evidenced by his collection of 1500 mounted specimens, which were exhibited in the Royal Zoological Gardens in Regent's Park, London, in 1851 as part of the festivities surrounding the Great Exhibition. The exhibit proved a great success, with Queen Victoria and Prince Albert numbering among the 75,000 visitors. Cf. Anker 177; cf. Fine Bird Books (1990), p.101; cf. Nissen IVB 380; cf. Sauer 16 & 29; cf. Wood p. 365; cf. Zimmer p. 258. Hand-coloured lithograph by H.C. Richter, printed by Hullmandel & Walton. Heightened with gum arabic. Wove paper. Very good condition.

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        SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1887. First. Full Leather. Near Fine. 177 pp. B/w ills. Warm brown calf cover elaborately stamped in gilt with decorative rules around a filigree-type frame around an ornate title block, with similar decoration repeated on spine and back cover. Leather is slightly scuffed at edges, but no real loss of integrity. Date in Roman numerals also stamped on front cover, and the title block includes artist's name. AEG. Eps are warm brown, a close match to cover color, patterened with gilt flecks. On the front paste-down is the printed bookplate of noted Swedish artist Gustaf Tenggren (1896-1970). On the ffep, as on back cover of book, is a framed monogram of the initials of Dr. Goldsmith and Edwin Abbey. T.p. is printed with accents in red, also includes "Decorations by Alfred Parsons, Introduction by Austin Dobson." Copyright page states 1886. Fragile original ribbon marker is also present. Contains 10 photoengraved plates protected by captioned tissues. Many other b/w ills. included in text, some full-page. The decorations and embellishments in this exquisite volume are absolutely beautiful. (For other books in our collection with this plate, see #s 008428 and 008429).

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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. 1st Edition in this form. 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. Finely 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.

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        Historia de las Universidades, colegios y demás establecimientos de enseñanza en España, III y IV. (La enseñanza Tomistica en España)

      - Educación. Enseñanza. España. (37(460)(091)) Viuda e hija de Fuentenebro. Madrid. 1887. 23 cm. 468 p. 2 tomos en un volúmen mas la obra La enseñanza Tomistica en España. Encuadernación en tapa dura de artesanal estampada. Fuente, Vicente de la 1817-1889. Por Vicente de la Fuente. Imp. de la Viuda e Hija de Fuentenebro. Enseñanza. España. Historia . Cubierta deslucida. 11C [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Proceedings of the Scientific Meetings of the Zoological Sociey of London for the Year 1887

      London The Zoological Society of London 1887. G+ : in Good condition plus. Ex lib with single library stamp to title page and in library binding. Spine sunned. Covers lightly rubbed. Heraldic bookplate to front pastedown. Contents clean and bright. Original paper covers bound in to the rear First Edition Blue hardback cloth cover 240mm x 180mm (9" x 7"). xx, 558pp + ads. Fifty five plates, including many finely hand-coloured lithographs by J G Keulemans, J G Smit, W Purkiss et al. Lithography by Mintern Bros. Many fine hand-coloured plates of mammals, birds, reptiles and butterflies.

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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 - 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. Provenance; 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. 8 Kg. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Illustrated Index of British Shells. containing figures of all the recent Species with names and other information.

      2nd. Rev. Enl. Ed. Pub. Sowerby, Simpkin, Marshall & Co. 1887 - pp.xvi, with 25 hand-coloured copper engraved plates. Original red-cloth boards with gilt lettering and blind-tooled decoration. Spine darkened with age and showing wear at spine ends. Boards lightly marked in places. The contents are in fine condition, with very little foxing. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Illustrated Index of British Shells. Containing figures of all the recent species, with names and other information.

      Sowerby, and Simpkin and Marshall,, London: 1887 - 16pp preface followed by 26 hand-coloured, guarded plates (all called for), interleaved with an index leaf to each. Engravings and colouring exquisite, with some browning to margins, and mild foxing encroaching slightly on four. First and last few leaves have shallow pink staining (c.5mm) to upper edges. Light soiling to title and final text page, and one or two very minor marks or spots elsewhere. New endpapers. All edges gilt. Quarto, in the original red cloth, decorated in blind and titled in gilt, darkened in one corner, otherwise bright and firm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nord Contre Sud

      J. Hetzel, Paris 1887 - Paris: J. Hetzel, 1887. First Edition (not, however, in Cartonnage Type aux Deux Elephants, but in a textured cloth binding instead). 85 engravings by L. Benett. Quarto (11" x 7.5"), red pebbled cloth with gilt spine designs and titling. All Edges Gilt, silk texture endpapers. Some dampstains on both covers, corners bumped a bit, spine shows one nick and trace scuffing, previous owner's markings on ffep. This copy is otherwise in remarkable condition, with bright gilt, strong hinges and a clean textblock with only faint age toning at page edges. With the stained covers, however, just about VG. Covers are plain red with stamped panel border lines only, the first edition apparently being prior to Hetzel's more elaborate cloth "cartonnages", at least for this title. A very scarce Verne true [French] first edition, Nord Contre Sud (North Against South) was written during a time in which Verne departed from science fiction in favor of adventure after the dime-novel spirit of the time. Later known variously in the U.S. as North Against South, Texar's Revenge, Texar the Southerner, and (in two parts) Burbank the Northerner and Texar the Southerner, it was a tale of individual Civil War conflict, but was of scant historical accuracy, and not highly thought of in its English form by U.S. reviewers. Still a scarce and interesting Verne true first, stately and loaded with Louis Benett's famous illustrations. L-29 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Christmas carol / by Charles Dickens ; illustrated by I. M. Gaugengigl and T. V. Chominski

      Boston : Samuel E. Cassino 1887 - Description: 120p. : 24 plates, frontis. ; 28cm. Subjects: Scrooge, Ebenezer (Fictitious character) -- Juvenile fiction -- Fiction -- English literature -- Christmas. Notes: Frontis. is a portrait of Dickens with his printed signature, facing a decorative half-title page. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked, vellum-backed boards. Gilt-decorated title to front panel, with a holly pattern in relief to the vellum. Some minor wear to spine, with panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Top edge gilt. Some scattered foxing to and plate margins. Limited edition: no. 459 of 500 copies. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 2 Kg. 120 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MEMORIAS DE LA COMISIÓN DEL MAPA GEOLÓGICO DE ESPAÑA. Descripción Física, Geológica y Minera de la Provincia de Huelva. Tomo I. Segunda parte. Descripción Geológica Estratigráfica, por. 1ª edición, rara

      - Madrid. Imprenta y Fundición de Manuel Tello, impresor de Cámara de S.M. 1887. 4º mayor, 671-viiipp-6 láminas. Seis grabados litográficos por Pfeiffer, dos monumentales planos plegados uno gran mapa de la provincia de Huelva cromolitográfico, tres en toda página en negro de los originales de Teresa Madassú. Encuadernación, muy ligeramente abarquillada y con poco pronunciadas suciedades, holandesa piel puntas época, nervios e hierros al oro en lomera. Buen estado de conservación, interior límpido. Rara, no en BGE ni CCPB. [PRIMERA EDICION]Imagen en sitio virtual de MIMO Libros [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Incidents in My Life, With a Family Genealogy

      Jos. Eichbaum, Pittsburgh 1887 - First edition, 1887. Black leatherette small 4to, 262 pp. With frontispiece portrait, drawings and facsimile copies of documents and letters, including the signed statement from Abraham Lincoln appointing Batchelor the Surveyor of the Customs of the Port of Pittsburgh. Batchelor was an old-time steamboat man on the Ohio, Mississippi and Missouri. This is a presentation copy SIGNED by the author and it has "Lindisfarne Augh 1 1900" stamped on the flyleaf and a successive blank page. The hinges are strained and there is some general wear to the exterior, mostly at the corners. A Very good+ copy whose contents are clean and bright. Rare. Small 4to. Digital images available upon request. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Original watercolor-on-paper of a Swedish Hussar, signed and dated at lower left and label lettered on the frame

      Stockholm, 1887. Approx. 19-1/2 x 13-3/4 inches (image); approx. 31 x 24 inches (overall dimensions). . Matted, framed and glazed . A fine rendering of a Hussar on horseback. Thulstrup (1836-1902), along with his younger brother Bror Thure Thulstrup (1848-1930), are known for their drawings of military scenes. The elder brother lived his entire life in Sweden, but Bror moved to America and lived there from 1872 until his death in 1930

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        ILLUSTRAZIONE Militare Italiana. diretta da Quinto Cenni. Anno I. 1887, numeri 1-24. Annata completa, pp. (4), 199, (11). Con numerose tavole di Cenni a colori e in seppia, a piena e doppia pagina. Anno secondo. 1888. numeri 1-48 (numero doppio). Annata completa, pp. (4), 208, (8). Con numerose tavole di Cenni a colori e in seppia, a piena e doppia pagina. Legato in fine: Rassegna Navale passata da S.M. il Re d'Italia in onore di S.M. l'Imperatore di Germania e Re di Prussia. Anno Quarto 1890. Numeri 74-111, Annata completa, pp. (8), 316. Con tavole di Cenni a colori e in seppia, a piena e doppia pagina (fra le quali segnaliamo quelle relative alle Feste di maggio di Roma e Milano). Anno Sesto 1892. Numeri 148-160 bis. Annata completa, pp.

      - Milano, Vallardi, 1887-96, voll. 8, in-4, brossure edit. rimontate su tela: alcune cerniere tengono, ma sono lise, piccole porzioni mancanti ai dorsi (un volume privo del dorso), consunzioni. 8 annate complete (mancano la terza e la quinta: 1889, 1891). I fascicoli "di serie" sono tutti presenti. I supplementi e le monografie (7a campagna d'Africa, La campagna del 1859, ecc.), con numerazione separata, sono in genere presenti, legati fra i fascicoli (ma potrebbe mancarne qualcuno). La rivista cessò le pubblicazioni nel 1897.

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        The Complete Collection of Pictures and Songs ;

      London, George Routledge, 1887; - Large Paper Edition. Hardback. Limited edition . This copy is hand-numbered, no.11 of 800 copies, next to the printed signature of Edmund Evans, the engraver and printer. Folio size. 30.5cm x 39.3cm. The contents are complete in 500 pp with half title, title in red & black, coloured frontis., Coloured plates and numerous other illustrations throughout . All the illustrations are bright and clear. Preface by Austin Dobson. Bound in publishers original tan coloured cloth, spine defective but contents in nice condition. The binding is worn and rubbed, boards dust soiled and bumped to corners, held fairly tenuously by the mull. Backstrip chipped and torn with substantial loss , some slight loss to cloth on inner edge of lower board. Contents holding firm with first couple of gatherings standing a bit proud. Pages generally in very good condition with some light scattered foxing and a few light handling marks. Old bookplate to front paste down. Long closed tear to illustration at page 61. Foredge & bottom edge untrimmed. Top edge gilt. A large and very heavy book - there will be no extra charge for UK shipping but there will be a surcharge for overseas shipping -- please contact us for a quote. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1887. Folio, unpaginated, with 19 plates, lacking ?Heads of Peasants? but with an additional original etching signed in pencil by J. S. King loosely inserted. Vellum-coloured boards with gilt lettering, boards moderately soiled, crown and foot of backstrip and corners worn, library number on backstrip, bookplate. Etchings in generally very good condition with some toning and wrinkling to the japan paper. Number 21 of 40 copies on Japan paper from a total edition of 350 copies. Fine etchings by William Unger, William Leibl, Paul Rajon and others after paintings by Rembrandt, Titian, Muncacsy and others. The inserted etching is by James King, the American painter and etcher (1852-1925). King was a pupil of the Art Students League, New York, and the National Academy of Design. He completed his studies at the Ecole des Beaux Arts, under Gerome and Bonnat. During his career, he exhibited both his etchings and paintings at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, the Boston Art

      . Foreign Etchings A Series of Twenty Original Etchings By Celebrated Artists of France, Germany, etc... Descriptive Text by Koehler and others.

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        The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin including an Autobiographical Chapter Edited by his Son Francis Darwin

      John Murray 1887 - Fifth thousand revised. In 3 volumes. Hardcover in green cloth with gilt titles to spines, somewhat faded. Top and bottom of spines bumped with minor splits. Top of title page in Volume I has been cut to remove owner's name. Front end paper in Volume I is split at spine. Otherwise all three volumes are in very good condition. Each volume contains frontispiece portrait of Charles Darwin. No dust jackets. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MONETE DI PAVIA raccolte ed ordinatamente dichiarate da Pavia, Fusi, 1883. Unito: Idem. TREMISSE DI ROTARI Re dei Longobardi nel Museo Civico di Brescia. Ducato pavese o Fiorino d'oro di Filippo Maria Visconti Conte di Pavia. Postille alle Monete di Pavia.

      Fusi,, Pavia, 1887 - 2 opere in un gr. vol. in-4, pp. (10), 502; 32, bella leg. primo '900 m. pelle con angoli, tass. con tit. oro al d. con nervi, piatti in cart. marmorizz., conservate all'interno le cop. orig., in cofanetto. Con 12 tavv. nella prima parte e 2 tavv. nella seconda. Hoepli 6320 per la prima opera edita in soli 300 esempl.: "Una delle migliori monografie sulle monete d'Italia tirata a piccol numero d'esemplari non posti in commercio". La seconda parte riguarda le monete longobarde. Raro. Rottura al piatto ant. ma ottimo esempl. [368]

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        CARTULAIRE DE L'ABBAYE DE SAINT-SERNIN DE TOULOUSE (844-1200), publié pour la première fois par C. Douais.

      1887 - Paris, Picard & Toulouse, Privat, 1887. In-quarto (248 X 297) demi-basane bleu marine, dos lisse, auteur et titre dorés (reliure de l'époque) ; faux-titre, titre, une planche dépliante, CCIV-610 pages, (1) f. d'achevé d'imprimer. Coupes et plats frottés, reteintés. EDITION ORIGINALE RARE au tirage limité à 162 EXEMPLAIRES, celui-ci un des 150 numérotés sur papier ordinaire (n°33), après 12 Hollande. Ouvrage bien complet de la planche dépliante imprimée sur beau papier vergé reproduisant en fac-similé et en deux couleurs le feuillet 144 du cartulaire de saint-Sernin. "Quelques actes de la fin du XIe et du XIIe siècles donnent des indications sur les institutions municipales [de Toulouse], particulièrement sur celles du Bourg" (LIMOUZIN-LAMOTHE, 68). BON EXEMPLAIRE. GOOD COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST.

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        Viennese boxed friendship album containing autogr. dedications by Fanny Elßler, Franz Grillparzer, Johann Vesque von Püttlingen, etc.

      Vienna, mostly 1854-1887. - Large oblong 8vo. 43 ff. in carmine red velvet cassette with four gilt brass fittings and moirée satin endpapers. All edges gilt; red calf spine. Qu.-gr.-8vo. The 33 entries, some written on the album leaf, others in letters or separate sheets of paper mounted within the album, are by the poets and playwrights Eduard von Bauernfeld, Ignaz Franz Castelli, Franz Grillparzer ("Was man den Kindern thut | Ist doppelt gut; | Weil im Erfolg, den Jeder sieht | Man ihre Ältern miterzieht"), Friedrich Halm (i. e. Baron Münch-Bellinghausen), Paul Maria Lacroma, Heinrich Laube, Betty Paoli, Otto Prechtler and Moritz Gottlieb Saphir; the scholars Helene von Druskowitz, Carl Helm, Ernst Pauer and Johann Emanuel Veith; the composer J. Hoven (i. e. Johann Vesque von Püttlingen: five-bar muscial quotation with the text: "und wäre nicht das Bißchen Liebe, so gäb' es nirgends einen Halt"); the singers Alois Ander and Emil Götze; the actors and actresses Marie Bayer-Bürck, Carl and Elisabeth Fichtner, Amalie Haizinger, Stella Hohenfels, Carl von La Roche, Carl Lucas, Louise Neumann, Carl and Julie Rettich, Mathilde Wildauer, Charlotte Wolter and Zerline Würzburg (wife of Ludwig Gabillon) and the dancer Fanny Elßler (fragment). A signature by Emperor Franz Joseph is mounted into the album. The pretty collection is topped off by a watercolour (signed Franz Steinfeld) and an oil landscape (signed "J. W.", corners broken). - Includes an ALS by Ignaz Franz Castelli (dated Vienna, 25 March 1864). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Tenting on The Plains

      New York, Charles L. Webster and Company,, 1887. or General Custer in Kansas and Texas. Octavo. Recent full dark blue morocco, title and decoration to spine gilt, rule to boards gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Engraved portrait frontispiece, 28 full-page line illustrations. Fly-title adhering to first page of text at inner margin and slightly chipped, else a fine copy. First Edition. The second of Libbie Custer's three books (the others were Boots and Saddles, 1885, and Following the Guidon, 1890), brilliant pieces of propaganda aimed at glorifying her dead husband's memory.

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        Ueber sehr schnelle electrische Schwingungen, et al.

      Johann Ambrosius Barth, Leipzig 1887 - FIRST PRINTING of Hertz's first three papers on electromagnetic waves; the foundation for wireless communication. "Experimental proof by Hertz of the Faraday-Maxwell hypothesis that electrical waves can be projected through space was begun in 1887, eight years after Maxwell's death. The two main requirements were (a) a method of producing the waves, supposing that they existed, and (b) a method of detecting them once they were produced. Hertz found the first problem easy to solve. He used the oscillatory discharge of a condenser. Detection was much more difficult, because there then existed no means of detecting currents alternating at the high speed of these waves. Hertz in fact used an effect as old as the discovery of electricity itself- the electric spark. By inducing the waves to produce an electrical spark at a distance, with no apparent connection between the oscillator and the spark gap, and by moving the sparking apparatus so that the length of the spark varied, Hertz proved beyond question the passage of electric waves through space. The experiments were reported periodically from 1887 onward in Annalen der Physik und Chemie" (Printing and the Mind of Man, 377). PMM 377 (for the collected edition). In the important first paper of his study, Hertz describes the ingenious apparatus he had devised to produce, detect, and measure the electromagnetic waves, the key to all his later discoveries. The three papers together represent the groundwork and birth of wireless communication. "This discovery and its demonstration led directly to radio communication, television and radar" (Dibner, Heralds of Science, 71). Also includes articles by many other notable scientists including Planck, Clausius, Bunsen, Boltzmann, Rontgen, and Helmholtz. "Ueber sehr schnelle electrische Schwingungen." with: "Nachtrag zu der Abhandlung über sehr schnelle electrische Schwingungen." with: "Ueber einen Einfluss des ultravioletten Lichtes auf die electrische Entladung." In: Annalen der Physik, Neue Folge, Band XXXI. The whole volume offered. Leipzig: Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1887. Thick octavo, recent period-style three-quarter black morocco over marbled boards. With seven fold-out plates including two illustrating Hertz's work. Closed tear along fold of one plate, otherwise a fine copy, handsomely bound. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire topographique et anecdotique des rues de Bayonne

      - Bayonne, Imp. A. Lamaignère, 1887-1896. 7 volumes in-12, reliure demi-parchemin ivoire, premiers plats des couvertures conservés (erreur du relieur : pièces de tomaison des tomes 1 et 2 interverties). Bel exemplaire, complet de 7 VOLUMES et du plan. * Daranatz, N° 23 : "Dans cet ouvrage, d'ordinaire fort exact, M. Ducéré se montre incontestablement supérieur à tous ceux qui ont écrit sur Bayonne avant lui. Il a déployé là un esprit d'ordre, de clarté et de méthode, une intelligence des m?urs et de la vie d'autrefois qu'on ne dépassera guère" ; Bilbao, III, 58 ; Barbe, 291 ; Raillard, II, 145 ; manque à Soulice. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. Langue : Français

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        Golfiana Miscellanea: Being A Collection Of Interesting Monographs On The Royal And Ancient Game Of Golf

      London: Hamilton, Adams & Glasgow: Thomas D. Morison 1887 - A superb and valuable collection of writings on the game of golf. Stewart's aim was to gather together extracts from some of the great works and publish them as an affordable, single volume "within the reach of anyone". So herein we find The Goff: An Heroi-Comical Poem in Three Cantos, by Thomas Matheson (Edinburgh, 1743); Historical Sketch of the Royal Scottish Game of Golf, from Kay's Edinburgh Portraits by James Paterson (Edinburgh, 1842); and  Alexander M'Kellar's The Cock O'The Green, also from Kay's Edinburgh Portraits. This toothsome banquet of golfiana closes with the marvellous study of Allan Robertson, The Champion Golfer, which first saw light in the Dundee Advertiser in September 1859. First Edition. 8vo. xi + [1] + p10-300 + 8pp book catalogue at the rear. Original red cloth boards, generally tired, head and tail of spine worn, spine splashed with some sort of ink, gilt title and vignette (up-turned crossed clubs and balls) to spine. Slight discolouration to the margins of the upper boards. Contents fresh, gutter exposed at p104/105, scattered and inconsequential foxing. A good copy of a scarce and extremely charming volume.

      [Bookseller: Sportspages]
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        Miscellanea di pubblicazioni chimiche.

      vari editori, 1887 - 1913, Cambridge (et alii), - Raccolta, presumibilmente adunata dall'autore stesso ("Private Papers" è la dicitura riportata sui dorsi dei volumi), di diverse centinaia di opuscoli chimici di Siegfried Ruhemann, ognuno dei quali constante di poche pp., pubblicati in varie sedi fra il 1887 e il 1913, ripartiti in 2 voll. in-8° (220x140mm) in legatura in m. pelle rossa e angoli con titolo e decori in oro ai dorsi e piatti marmorizzati. Piccoli restauri alla pelle della legatura, una macchia al taglio superiore di uno dei volumi. All'interno sono conservate le brossure originali di parecchi opuscoli. Bell'esemplare. Eccezionale insieme di pubblicazioni chimiche del Ruhemann, accreditato come inventore della tecnica moderna di rilevamento delle impronte digitali, date alle stampe nel corso di un quarto di secolo. Molti degli opuscolo sono stesi a quattro mani con alcuni celebri chimici del tempo come Harold W. Bansor, Ernest Wragg, H. E. Stapleton, Edwin Roy Watson, Richard William Merriman, John Gillies Priestley, William Johnson Smith Naunton, Stanley Isaac Levy, Eric John Olmyard. I contributi, sia in inglese che in tedesco, sono tratti da prestigiose pubblicazioni come le "Transactions of the Chemical Society" e i "Berichte der deitschen chemischen Gesellschaft". Ruhemann (Johannesburg, Prussia, 1859-Cambridge, 1943), chimico tedesco poi naturalizzato inglese, fu lo scopritore, nel 1910, della ninidrina, che, reagendo con gli amminoacidi contenuti nelle secrezioni eccrine, consente di rilevare le impronte digitali lasciate su superfici porose (carta, tessuto, legno, etc.). La ninidrina, reagendo con ammine, aminoacidi, peptidi e composti simili, forma un prodotto colorato che prende appunto il nome di "porpora di Ruhemann". Cfr. Robert West, Siegfried Ruhemann and the discovery of ninhydrin in Journal of Chemical Education, 1965, 42 (7), pp. 386 e sgg. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gilibert Libreria Antiquaria (ILAB-LILA)]
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        DICCIONARIO VALENCIANO-CASTELLANO. LLOMBART

      LIBRERÍA DE PASCUAL AGUILAR, EDITOR, VALENCIA 1887 - TELA EDITORIAL ESTAMPADA. ENCUADERNACIÓN MODERNISTA. 3ª EDICIÓN. 1231 PÁGINAS. MUY BUEN EJEMPLAR. Size: 28 X 20

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        Superb group photo, titled by the Queen, (1819-1901, Queen of Great Britain) & Princess PATRICIA (of Connaught, 1886-1974)

      1887 - taken on the lawns of Osborne, showing the Queen surrounded by Princesses ALIX & IRENE of Hesse, the Edinburgh Princesses MARIE, VICTORIA MELITA, ALEXANDRA & BEATRICE, and the Duke of CONNAUGHT, Princess BEATRICE of Great Britain & the Connaught's eldest daughter, Princess PATRICIA in the arms of his nurse, with two of the Queen's liveried servants standing behind, the party is enjoying outdoor breakfast under a canopy, 10" x 7½", Osborne, August With a long autograph note in pencil on the verso by Lady Patricia Ramsay, describing the picture, "The Queen at outdoor Breakfast at Osborne House. (The date below photo written by her). The D. of C. on her right - her grandchildren (Qu. Marie of Roumania & her sisters (Grand Duchess Kyril of Russia & Pss Beatrice of Edinburgh (Infanta B. of Spain) . Pss Alexandra of Edinburgh (half hidden) . two more grandchildren (Pss Alice of Hesse, Empress Alexandra of Russia (murdered) wife of Emp. Nicholas II) & Princess Irene of Hesse. Baby in arms not known . might be myself aged 1 year." From the collection of Lady Patricia Ramsay, daughter of the Duke of Connaught.

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB]
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        Submarine Boats.

      Spon 1887 - First edition in original blue cloth lettered in gilt with 2 fold in plates and 24 page ads insert dated 1887. Owner's sig dated 1893 with a neat ref no - 35 - on ffep. Boards quite clean and bright with a small surface chip at the bottom of the front spine crease and discolouration along the bottom edge and to the top fore-edge corner of the front board. The discolouration applies to the end papers, the title and the last few pages of the ads insert, but does not affect the rest of the contents. A firm copy with contents in nice condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sur les talus.

      L. Vanier 1887 - - L. Vanier, Paris 1887, 15x23cm, broché. - Edition originale imprimée à 51 ex numérotés et paraphés par l'auteur sur Whatman Ouvrage illustré, en frontispice, d'une lithographie de Paul Signac. Deux manques et restaurations en tête et en pied du dos, piqûres sur les plats, quelques rousseurs. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        HISTORIA GENERAL DE ESPAÑA desde los Tiempos Primitivos hasta la Muerte de Fernando VII. Continuada desde dicha época hasta nuestros días por D. Juan Valera, con la colaboración de Andrés Borrego y Antonio Pirala (y José Coroleu y hasta la Mayor Edad de Don Alfonso XIII por Gabriel Maura y Gamazo.) (y la Historia del Reinado de Don Alfonso XIII por Melchor Fernández Almagro.) 28 vols.

      Montaner y Simón, Barcelona 1887 - 15x22.5. 28 vols. de unas 400pp. cada uno. 114 Láminas y mapas en color, algunos desplegables. Numerosas ilustraciones entre texto. Distribución de las láminas: Tomo1 (7 láminas), 2(5), 3(5), 4(6), 5(6), 6(5), 7(8), 8(6), 9(4), 10(4), 11(4), 12(6), 13(3), 14(3), 15(3), 16(3), 17(3), 18(4), 19(0), 20(0), 21(6), 22(2), 23(4), 24(2), 25(2), 26(8), 27(5), 28(0). Holandesa piel editorial. Ambos planos estampados en color, el anterior con el escudo de España en dorado. Cortes dorados. Alguna huella de óxido, pero en conjunto muy buenos ejemplares en su hermosa encuadernación original, con todas sus láminas. A partir del T. 26, la láminas están en negro y la encuadernación en tela estampada. La obra original, en 25 tomos, se publica entre 1887 y 1890. Los 3 últimos tomos, de 1926 a 1933. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

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        Red Spider,

      D. Appleton and Company, NY 1887 - First US edition. 12mo. Original binding of cloth spine, gilt title, marbled paper boards. The edges are worn and the boards rubbed else this is a very good copy of a scarce work. The first English edition was published in London in the same year. See Wolff, 280. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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