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        The Path : A Magazine Devoted to the Brotherhood of Humanity, Theosophy in America, and the Study of Occult Science, Philosophy, and Aryan Literature : Volume 1, No. 1-12 (April 1886 - March 1887) in One Volume

      William Q. Judge 1887 - The first volume of the publication that brought theosophy to the attention of the American public. Originally owned by Jno. M. Wheeler, who pencilled his surname at top of front flyleaf and stamped "The Property of Jno. Wheeler. Please read and return PROMPTLY!" in several margins throughout the volume. The binding's morocco leather has dried out at the edges; corners bumped and worn; spine tips are worn, with the bottom spine tip (5/8" high) seemingly about to chip off; hinges cracked, holding; interior has light wear and several minor stains; pages at front and back have vertical crease. vi, 384 p., with a few illustrations. [m r 2] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Katsumi-san Co.]
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        INGOLDSBY LEGENDS

      - (CRUIKSHANK,GEORGE)illus. INGOLDSBY LEGENDS or myths and marvels by Thomas Ingoldsby. London: Richard Bentley & Son 1887. Thick 8vo (6 1/4 x 8 1/2"), 546p., the Carmine Edition. Finely bound in full black hard- grain morocco with with seven characters from the book inlaid in multi- color leather (includes central figure of a devil, a witch, a friar and others). Raised bands on spine with an additional 4 inlaid color pictures in the compartments (witch's hat, candlestick, urn, miter), decorative gilt dentelles, silk doublures and endpapers. Illustrated with 20 fine full page steel engravings and a few smaller woodcuts by Cruikshank, Leech and Barham to accompany the stories from all three series. Laid in is a a FINE ORIGINAL PEN AND INK BY CRUIKSHANK showing an author seated at his desk with the menacing image of the devil looking at him in the window. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        A Christmas Carol, in prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas. Illustrated by I.M. Gaugengigl and T.V. Chominski

      Boston: Samuel E. Cassino 1887. . First edition thus, 4to, (ii), 121, (1) pp. Portrait frontispiece tipped in, second title and 23 black and white plates, light foxing to the frontispiece and the title, owner’s ink stamp to fly leaf. Original two tone cloth, gilt titles, holly and ivy in relief to upper cover, t.e.g., spine slightly browned otherwise a very good copy.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        Manuel historique et bibliographique de l'amateur de reliures.

      Engelmann,, Paris, 1887 - Due volumi di cm. (8) 186 (2); (4) 186. Con molte illustrazioni nel testo e tavole fuori testo in nero ed in cromolitografia. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in mezzo marocchino marron con punte. Dorsi a nervi con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro. Filetti ai piatti e tagli di testa dorati. Preservate all'interno le belle brossure originali illustrate a colori. Esemplare fresco, marginoso ed in eccellente stato di conservazione. Edizione originale stampata in tiratura limitata e numerata; il presente è uno dei 600 esemplari impressi su carta "Vélin de Rives" appositamente fabbricata per quest'opera. Opera di assoluto riferimento in materia, impreziosita da un apparato iconografico di rilevante bellezza. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        The Woodlanders

      Macmillan and Co., London 1887 - Rare Triple-Decker first edition of one of Hardy's scarcest and finest novels. Beautifully bound in 3/4 forest green smooth calf, lettered and decorated in gilt. Dark green endpapers. Ad leaf is present in Volume I. From an edition of 1000 copies of which 850 were bound up. Wolff, Vol II, p189. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: First Place Books]
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        The Beharistan (Abode of Spring). By Jami. A Literal Translation from the Persian.

      Benares: Printed by Kama Shastra Society for Private Subscribers Only, 1887. - One of several translations Burton did for the society founded by him and others to circumvent the Obscene Publications Act of 1857. ¦ From the inventory of Burton Weiss, Bookseller. 8vo, full vellum, gilt lettering. Penzer, page 177. Vellum a little soiled and creased at the spine; very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Brick Row Book Shop, ABAA]
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        Das Nervensystem. In: Eduard Buchheim (Hrsg.): Ärztliche Versicherungs-Diagnostik.

      Alfred Hölder/Wien 1887 - Sehr seltene frühe Arbeit von Freud. Es liegt der ganze Band von Buchheim vor. Halbleder mit Titel in Gold am Rücken, am oberen Kapitäl geflickt, Ecken bestoßen, Vorder- und Hinterdeckel berieben. Im ganzen noch befriedigend. Innen: Titelblatt und einige Innenseiten minimal stockfleckig. Wenige Unterstreichungen mit Bleistift, jedoch keine Unterstreichungen in Freuds Artikel. - Diese umfangreiche frühe Arbeit Freuds (20 Seiten) ist wohl sehr selten im Handel. Sie ist mir in langer Sammeltätigkeit ein einziges Mal angeboten worden: in dem vorliegenden Exemplar. "Das Nervensystem" ist im Nachtragsband der Gesammelten Werke Freuds nicht enthalten, was als ein wissenschaftliches Versäumnis gelten kann. - Meyer-Palmedo Gesamtbibliographie: (1887f.) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Epipsychidion - A Type Fac-Simile Reprint of the Original Edition First Published in 1821. With an Introduction by the Rev. Stopford A. Brooke and a Note by Algernon Charles Swinburne. Edited by Robert Alfred Potts

      London: For the Shelley Society, 1887 - One of 3 copies printed on vellum. 8vo. lxvi, 31, [3] pp. Original boards. Fine. With the bookplate of H. Buxton-Forman, President of the Shelley Society (which published the book). Graniss, pp. 66-67 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Moralités légendaires,

      P., La revue indépendante 1887, - in-12 carré, 227 pp., portrait de l'auteur gravé à l'eau-forte par Emile Laforgue, reliure demi-chagrin à coins, dos à nerfs, tête dorée, couverture conservée. EDITION ORIGINALE imprimée à 420 exemplaire, le nôtre, numéro 242 sur vélin anglais, seul papier après 20 vélin français. "Aime-moi à petit-feu, inventorie-moi, massacre-moi, massacrilège-moi! Ah! pourquoi me boudes-tu comme ça! A la fin, c'est blessant!" Pâles rousseurs (plus fortes sur les premiers feuillets), menus frottis aux coupes. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE L'OPIOMANE]
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        Naturgeschichte des Pflanzenreichs nach dem Linnéschen System. neu bearb. von Moritz Willkomm. 54 fein kol. Doppelfoliotaf. mit über 650 naturgetr. Abb. u. 93 S. erl. Texte Mit einer Vorrede von Gotthilf Heinrich v. Schubert(=Naturgeschichte des Tier-, Pflanzen- und Mineralreichs in kolorierten Bildern . 2. Abteilung)

      Schreiber Verlag [1887], Eßlingen u.a - 4. verm. Aufl., original Leinenband mit Einbandillustration und rundum Rotschnitt , 4°, VIII, 77 Seiten und 54 kolorierten Doppeltafeln mit 650 Abbildungen; Zustand: sehr gut-tadellos Willkomm: Moritz W., Botaniker, ADB Bd. 43 S. 298-300. de 2000 Buch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bernd]
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        On Multiple Algebra'. Pp. 37-66 in: Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Thirty-Fifth Meeting [Vol. XXXV], Buffalo, New York, August 1886.

      Salem: Permanent Secretary, January, 1887. - Entire volume offered. Original printed wrappers (edges neatly repaired). Very Good. Housed in a new, custom-made clamshell box, leather spine labels. An address by Gibbs, an AAAS Vice President, before the Section of Mathematics and Astronomy (Section A). 'The great merit and power of Grassmann's system, as set forth in Gibbs' address, lies in its generality and inclusiveness. It is in the recognition of different kinds of products that Grassmann's system differs most radically from the multiple algebras of the others, such as those of Hamilton and Pierce. And it was in connection with this concept of a plurality of multiplications that Gibbs founded his principal contributions to the subject. The development of the dyadic analysis undoubtedly forms Gibbs' most significant contribution to multiple algebra. His recognition of the key position of the indeterminate product in the Grassmannian system and its relation to the theory of matrices as well as his demonstration that both the algebraic and the external or combinatorial products could be derived from the indeterminate product, was an original contribution of great value' (Wheeler, Josiah Willard Gibbs, p. 113). According to Wheeler, Gibbs sent out 276 copies of the offprint, which was reset. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ted Kottler, Bookseller]
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        Descripción de Utrera, fundación y adorno de sus templos y hazañas gloriosas de sus hijos. Impreso por la Sociedad del Archivo Hispalense.

      - (Al fin:) Sevilla, El Orden, s.a. (1887), 24 x 17’5 cm., hol. piel, puntas, escudo – IX – 303 págs. – 1 h. (Sellos de anterior poseedor. Tirada de 100 ejemplares en gran papel de hilo. Palau menciona 4 láminas, nuestro ejemplar solo contiene el escudo de la ciudad grabado, al igual que los dos ejemplares que existen en la Biblioteca Nacional y que los que aparecen en comercio, por lo que debe tratarse de un error). ANDALUCÍA SEVILLA

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Antonio Mateos]
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        The Art Of Golf

      David Douglas 1887 - Joseph Murdoch describes this book as "one of the classic books of golf literature", and it is the first book to use photographs to demonstrate the swing, and also the first to show actual players in action on links courses, including "Old" Tom Morris. Sir Walter Simpson was a 19th century Scottish philosopher and a Captain of The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers. He was one of the first people to define what was meant by a golf "links": "The grounds on which golf is played are called links, being the barren sandy soil from which the sea has retired in recent geological times. In their natural state links are covered with long, rank bent grass and gorse. Links are too barren for cultivation: but sheep, rabbits, geese and professionals pick up a precarious livelihood on them." First Edition. 8vo. xii + 186pp + one advertisement leaf. 20 plates, 10 diags, nuermous text illustrations, engraved title-page, lacks last page 185/186. Original upper board decorated with an engraving of the Winter Medal of the Honourable Company of Edinburgh. original lower board decorated with a pile of four golf balls, small mark to lower left portion. Rebacked in dark brown morocco, title in gilf lettering within a gilt panel on the spine. Corners somewhat bumped. Bright red end-papers. Small bookseller's sticker and small, ink, previous owner's inscription to half title with tape repair to join. Contents very clean and tight. A good copy. [D&M, 3860]  

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        Caledonia, or, A historical and topographical Account of North Britain, from the most ancient to the present times with a Dictionary of Places chorographical and philological. volumes 1 -7

      1887 - new edition published from 1887, 4 volume original now split into 7 books. pleasing hardbacks matching set - some wear or some splitting to seams. - generally fine. opening fold out map in vol 1 worn through at some seams but otherwise fine. vol 1 also has all 5 listed plates present. Vol 2 binding is firm enough but strings have loosened to allow the back board to noticeably pull. apart from some cover wear this set may have a mild occassional mark, one volume has a couple of pages with some background sunning where leaves have been pressed in it. but they are remarkably clean and contents will be considered as fair - good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Topographical Anatomy of the Child. Presentation copy

      Edinburgh E & S Livingstone 1887. G+ : in Good condition plus with floral decorated eps. Some light scattered foxing. Age toning to fep and title page. Illustrations VG. Author's dated inscription on title page. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland with minimal marking First Edition Green/gilt hardback cloth cover 440mm x 300mm (17" x 12"). 75pp. 14 coloured lithographic plates and 33 woodcuts.

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        Kando Koron / Teachings of Buddhism / 1887 Woodblock Printed Zen Guide

      1887 - (no place / no publisher): 1887, Kando Koron. Subtly patterned wraps, 26 pp., woodblock printed on soft, fibrous, flexible paper, likely a form rice paper. In Japanese throughout, of course. Very Good; one stain and bit of sporadic soil on cover (see scans), covers have stood the test of time quite sturdily. Contents are Fine. Contains Zen Buddhist teachings; "Kando" roughly translates as a feeling or sensation of profound excitement and gratification derived from experiencing supreme quality and performance. "Koron" may be a proper name in this context. Vintage, quaint and a bit mystical in aspect. L30n [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Karikatur auf Adolf v. Menzel. Gouache und Deckfarben über Spuren von Bleistift.

      1887.. Signiert "C. Saltzmann" und datiert (18)"87". Auf Papier, fest auf Pappe montiert. 51,8 x 33 cm.. Blattfüllende, bildhaft ausgeführte Arbeit. Der Flötenspieler auf dem Balkon trägt das Konterfei Adolf von Menzels, während er von einem Schirm vor der Sonne geschützt wird, sind die Arbeiter unten im Bild ungeschützt den glühendem Eisen ausgesetzt. Menzel war vor allem durch seine historisierenden Darstellungen aus dem Leben Friedrichs des Großen und die Darstellung des Angehörige des Großbürgertums bekannt und geschätzt. Saltzmanns Arbeit kann als Stellungnahme für die Belange der Arbeiterschaft verstanden werden. Das Hochformat unterstreicht die soziale Stellung der dargestellten Figuren in besonderer Weise. - Sehr gut und farbfrisch erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        Illustrations to the King's Quair, of King James I of Scotland. Painted on the Staircase of Penkill Castle, Ayrshire. By... June 1865 to August 1868. Etched by him 1885

      Edinburgh: Privately Printed by T. & A. Constable, 1887.. Limited edition, no. 97 of 110 india proofs, this copy inscribed from the artist to Lord Tennyson, folio, 17, (1) pp. Frontispiece and 5 plates, some minor bumping to edges, one text page browned. Loosely held in the original printed folder with ties, this with some marks and wear to corners. "The Kingis Quair" is 15th century poem attributed to James I of Scotland, after which Scott painted a series of murals in his home in Ayrshire. Colbeck p733.

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        Eigenhänd. Brief mit Unterschrift und Namensstampiglie, 1/2 Seite, kl-4, Berlin, 21. 4. 1928.

      . An Heinrich Meng. "... Besten Dank für die Aufforderung meinen Namen unter jenes Schriftstück setzen zu dürfen, das für Freud den wahrhaftig verdienten Nobelpreis fordert! ...".. Sigmund Freud erhielt die begehrte Auszeichnung nicht und notierte im Oktober des folgenden Jahres: "im Nobelpreis übergangen"; der Psychiater H. Meng (1887-1972) begründete die Psychohygiene als Lehrfach. - Kleine Randmängel.

      [Bookseller: Wiener Antiquariat Ingo Nebehay GmbH]
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        L'Après-Midi d'un Favne [Faune]. Églogve. Avec frontispice, ex-libris, flevrons & cul de-lampe par Manet.

      Leon Vanier,, Paris, 1887 - Paris, Leon Vanier, 1887. 16 S. OBrosch. In franz. Sprache. Mit allen Abbildungen. - Leichte Gbrsp. Gutes Expl. Französisch [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        Allgemeine Geschichte in Einzeldarstellungen, erste, zweite, dritte und vierte Hauptabtheilung: 44 Bände + 1 Band Namen- und Sachregister. (es fehlt der Band aus der Hauptabteilung I: "Geschichten der Angelsachsen")

      Grote'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung 1887,. 0 S., gr.8°, OHLdr. Hellbraune Lederrücken mit reichlich Goldverzierung, einem roten und einem schwarzen Rückenschildchen, Lederecken. Bei einem Band das Deckpapier des Deckels mit Fehler. Ein Kapitäl oben mit kleinem Lederverlust auf 2 cm. Sehr saubere und schöne Ausgaben, die bis auf einen Band komplett ist.

      [Bookseller: Buchhandlung W. Neugebauer GmbH]
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        Crime and Punishment

      Vizetelly, 1887. Hardcover. Good. London: Vizetelly, [1887?]. 456 p. Russet paper-covered boards with blue and red lettering. First British edition, early printing. Correct first in the English language. (Undated title page. Later state ads at verso of title page. See Line, Ettlinger and Gladstone's Bibliography of Russian Literature for basic, although incomplete, bibliography.) Good condition. Clean text. Binding separating between spine and front cover; front hinge a bit weak. Creasing and chipping to spine, bumped and worn corners. Front end paper corner torn, offsetting to yellow endpapers. Light staining to fore edge. Good condition overall. An early appearance of Dostoevsky's classic Crime and Punishment in the English language, first issued in the UK before the slightly more common American edition of Crowell. Extremely rare.

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        Papers Literary, Scientific, &c

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co,, 1887. Edited by Sidney Colvin and J. A. Ewing. With a Memoir by Robert Louis Stevenson. In Two Volumes. 2 volumes, octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spines gilt, boards panelled in blind, brown coated endpapers. Photographic frontispiece portrait with tissue guard, 6 other black and white plates and 54 diagrams in the text. Spines sunned and starting to fray at extremities, corners of boards a little rubbed, endpapers faintly marked, title page and tissue-guard in Volume I foxed, else foxing occasional and light. A very good set. First edition of Professor Jenkin's collected works. Introduced by a biography by Robert Louis Stevenson, once one of Jenkin's engineering students at Edinburgh University, the works are divided into six sections reflecting Jenkin's versatility: Literature and Drama, Speculative Science, Political Economy, Scientific and Technical Education, Applied Science, Abstracts of Fleeming Jenkin's Scientific Papers, and concluding with a list of the thirty-five British patents Jenkins filed for during his lifetime. An electrical engineer and pioneer of the telegraph, Jenkin wrote several influential papers on economics, including "The graphic representation of the laws of supply and demand, and their application to labour", "On the principles which regulate the incidence of taxes", and, the first he wrote on the subject, "Trade unions: how far legitimate?", initially published in the North British Review in 1868, which "began his distinguished five-paper contribution to political economy. He advanced modern wage theory and introduced the graphical method into British economic literature. Observing that contemporary economists failed to acknowledge Jenkin's priority, J. A. Schumpeter (in 1954) summarized Jenkin as 'an economist of major importance, whose main papers (…) form an obvious stepping stone between J. S. Mill and [Alfred] Marshall' (Schumpeter, 837)" (ODNB).

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        Autograph Letter Signed, three pages 8vo, Centre Harbor, N.H.Written as Quaker date of 7th mo., 20, 1887 (July 20, 1887)

      - To a Friend, It is a matter of real regret to me that I am not able to be with you on the occasion of the birthday of our worthy friend, Edwin Thompson [abolitionist]. I have known him as a faithful and self-sacrificing advocate (of) all good causes. More than 50 years ago, I met him at the convention which formed the First Temperance Society in Essex County, and about the same time, at the formation of the Essex Anti-Slavery Society. Since then, his genial face and cheering voice has been rarely missed wherever the Friends of Temperance and Freedom met together. He was always a welcome speaker. Like President Lincoln, he had the gift of story-telling, and his stories were always to the purpose, putting to shame his opponents with ready wit and humor. Through the long Anti-Slavery struggle, his labors were unremitting, but he was always brave and hopeful and, in the midst of persecution, never posed as a martyr. His enthusiasm of humanity was remarkable healthful; there was no whine or cant in it, and he heartily enjoyed it, for it was its own exceeding great reward. It is fitting that we should honor him and congratulate him that his 78th birthday finds him the same cheerful, warm-hearted man we have known so long; and, (it) will not be amiss if we give him some substantial and unsolicited assurance of our esteem and love. O this end, I enclose my mite with the best wishes for his health and happiness. Signed, I am, truly thy friend, John G. Whittier" Whittier is depicted so often as the gentle Quaker that the fiery politician within him is often forgotten. He declared himself an abolitionist in the pamphlet 'Justice and Expediency' (1833) and went to the unpopular National Antislavery Convention. In 1834-35 he sat in the Massachusetts legislature; he ran for Congress on the Liberty ticket in 1842 and was a founder of the Republican Party. He also worked staunchly behind the scenes to further the abolitionist cause.

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        The Topographical Anatomy of the Child. Presentation copy

      E & S Livingstone, Edinburgh 1887 - 75pp. 14 coloured lithographic plates and 33 woodcuts. G+ : in Good condition plus with floral decorated eps. Some light scattered foxing. Age toning to fep and title page. Illustrations VG. Author's dated inscription on title page. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland with minimal marking Green/gilt hardback cloth cover [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Jagden und Beobachtungen

      Wien, Adolf W. Künast, 1887. 689 Seiten in Halbleder gebunden. Einband leicht berieben, ansonsten in gutem Zustand.

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        Echoes of Hellas.

      Marcus Ward & Company, 1887-8. - (1): The Tale of Troy & The Story of Orestes from Homer & Aeschylus. With Introductory Essay & Sonnest by Prof. George C. Warr. Presented in 82 Designs by Walter Crane. (2): Pianoforte Arrangement of the Music. Composed by O. Goldschmidt, M. Lawson, W. Parrat & Prof.W.H.Monk. Large 4to. 2 vols. (101), (iii), 66pp. 82 illus. & border designs. Full vellum, gilt decorated, slightly worn, private number on each half title page, gilt top. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Illustrations of Armorial China

      Privately Printed, London 1887 - One of 100 copies privately printed. 24 chromolithographic plates of Chinese export armorial porcelain, including tea pots, vases, plates, all with various arms and crests, each with caption underneath and brief description on facing leaf as well. Folio, measuring 14 by 10.5 inches, or 37 by 27 cm. Leaves themselves are of a card stock thickness. Soiling to the vellum spine and cream-colored cloth boards. Corner wear and minor bumping, with a small edge ding on rear side. Some cocking to the binding, the front board recessed a little from the rear, and prelim leaves jutting ever so slightly out. Four previous owners' bookplates on FEP. Leaves themselves are overall clean and the imagery, spectacular. Quarter Vellum over Cloth Boards [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Spathura Rufocaligata: Gould. Hummingbird (Red-booted Racket-Tail)

      London:: Hullmandel & Walton,. 1887.. Fine. Large beautifully hand colored lithograph of four humming birds, highlighted with gum arabic and with gold on the birds' heads and throats. 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 the mountains of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela; it is identified by its long tail with "raquets" at the tips and the dense feathering around the legs called "leg puffs".John Gould, the author of the masterwork on Australian birds "The Birds of Australia", is considered the father of Australian ornithology.

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints ]
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        Magnificat in CL linguas versum et propriis caracteribus redditum et expressum. (Magnificat en 150 langues)

      - Nostra-Domina de Lerina [ Abbaye Notre-Dame de Lérins ], Typ. M. Bernardi, 1887. In-4, (392) pp., demi-chagrin rouge, titre doré, plat supérieur orné d'une plaque de SOUZE dorée, reprise à froid sur le plat inférieur, tranches dorées (reliure un peu frottée, quelques rousseurs). Le Magnificat traduit en 150 langues, avec les caractères typographiques adéquats. Riche et impressionnant ouvrage illustré à chaque page de figures, d'encadrements, en noir et en couleurs, et orné de 7 chromolithographies. * 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. * Veuillez noter que le traitement et l'expédition des commandes passées en juillet et en août peut prendre plus de temps que d'habitude : merci de votre patience et de votre compréhension. * Langue : Français

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        Carved woodblock for broadside advertisement of Little Lord Fauntleroy

      Hartford ?: Calhoun Print Co., ca. 1887 Unique. A very good copy with remnants of the print glued to the rear surface of the board. folio. A carved woodblock for printing an advertising broadside. The block meas. appx. 20 x 24 inches. The original hand carved woodblock for printing an illustrated advertising broadside for F H Burnett's book Little Lord Fauntleroy. The author and title of the book are cut in large block type design across the bottom margin below a central field of two large figures in the foyer of a mansion ( a similar illus. is used on the front cover of the original book ). The surface of the carved block is excellent. The two central figures are carved in great detail. The block is identified by the use of a small carved (?) seal on a blank portion of the printing surface identifying it as originating with Calhoun Print, Hartford.

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        ATLAS DER ALPENFLORA. Hrsg. v. Deutschen u. Oesterreichischen Alpenverein. Nach der Natur gemalt v. Anton Hartinger. Text v. K. W. v. Dalla Torre.

      Wien, Vlg. des Deutschen und Österreichischen Apenvereins 1887.. 4 Bde. gr.-8°. 504 lose, chromlithograph. Taf. v. Anton Hartinger. OLn.-Kassetten. Mit reicher Gold- u. Farbpräg. In gutem Zustand.. Nissen BBI 799 - Ohne Textband. Die Tafeln komplett mit 4 Extratafeln.: 65a, 101a, 408a, und 425a.

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        The Life, Travels, Labors and Helpers of Mrs. Amanda Smith, the Famous Negro Evangelist. (Cover Title: Amanda Smith; or, The Life and Mission of a Slave Girl.)

      Cincinnati: Printed by Cranston & Stowe for the Author, 1887. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. First Edition. Soft Cover. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Portrait frontispiece plus 64 text pages and one advertising page. Tan wrapper shows some wear and soiling. The front cover has been neatly reattached with what appears to be archival tape, and the dog-eared lower corner has old tape reinforcement on the reverse. Amanda Berry Smith was a noted Methodist traveling preacher and missionary. Although born a slave, her industrious father was able purchase his family's freedom by working late into the night make brooms which his master's widow allowed him to sell. Her parents used the Bible to teach Smith to read at an early age. As a teenager, she worked as a housekeeper near York, Pennsylvania where she married her first husband, who was later killed in the Civil War. After a subsequent marriage to a Methodist deacon, James Smith, failed, she became increasingly involved in in the church and began to sing and preach at camp meetings. Smith joined a mission to England and then led missions to India and Liberia. Following her return, she became a leader of the temperance movement and published an autobiography. Smith used the proceeds, along with substantial donations, to fund an Orphanage and Industrial Home for Abandoned and Destitute Colored Children. Upon her death in 1915, a Chicago newspaper wrote that she was "the greatest woman that this race has ever given to the world." Exceptionally scarce: one copy listed in OCLC (in France), one other copy in the trade, and no auction results reported in ABPC or Americana Exchange.

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        Dream Drops or Stories from Fairy Land By A Dreamer

      Boston, Massachusetts, USA: Privately for the author by Cupples and Hurd, 1887. Hardcover. Good. 118 pp. Small 8to. Original white cloth-backed floral muslin boards, top edge gilt. Light staining to covers. Small pieces missing from spine. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper (Mary D. Alford 1925). Front cover tender. Preliminary pages, title page and table of contents detached. This was American poet Amy Lowell's (1874-1925) first book. Compiled by 13 year old Amy and her mother Katherine Bigelow Lowell. BAL 12960 the first and only printing. Wraps 151 copies printed. Cloth 99 copies printed. In custom-made box with some rubbing and surface wear. Amy Lowell (1874 – 1925) was an American poet of the imagist school who posthumously won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1926.

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        Ithaka.

      Wien, Gerold's Sohn, 1887.. 4°, circa 28,3 x 20,3 cm. V, 144 SS., 1 Karte, 5 Farblithographien, 40 Abbildungen im Text Illustriertes Original-Leinen mit Deckelprägung. Erste Ausgabe dieser Beschreibung der Insel Ithaka durch den Diplomaten Alexander von Warsberg (1836 - 1889), der ab 1863 den Botschafter Anton Graf Prokesch von Osten durch Italien, die Schweiz, Frankreich und nach Konstantinopel begleitete und später noch mehrere Reisen durch Griechenland unternahm. - Schönes Exemplar, Vorsatz mit hübschem Jugendstil-Exlibris. Sehr frisch.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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        De wijd-beroemde voyagien na Oost- en West-Indiën, mitsgaders andere gedeeltens des werelds, gedaan door de Engelsen...Leiden, Pieter van der Aa, [ca. 1706]. 2 volumes. Folio. Volume 1 with engraved dedication to Abraham van Riebeek; each volume with engraved title and letterpress title in red and black with engraved vignette; part-title with engraved vignette to each of the 53; in total 35 engraved maps, 2 engraved plates, 115 engravings in text. Contemporary blind-tooled vellum.

      JCB I, 398; Muller, America 1887-89; Sabin 3; Tiele Bibl. 8. Great collection of 53 voyages undertaken by the English, chronologically arranged, including the travels of Anthony Jenkinson, Martin Frobischer, Francis Drake, John Newberie, Peter Sarmiento, Robert Harcourt and Anthony Chester. The different relations (29 in the first and 24 in the second volume) are separately paged and have separate title-pages, and thus each forms a complete work in itself. All of Van der Aa's editions are very difficult to find complete and in good condition.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)]
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        Ein Doppelgänger. Novelle.

      Verlag Gebr. Paetel, Berlin, 1887.. EA, 125 + 3 S. Verlagsanz., Kl-8°, gold-, schwarz- u. blindgepr. grünes OLn, Goldschnitt, Lesebändchen.. Erste Ausgabe (WG² 45, Teitge 470). Bevor Storm seine Werke in Buchform veröffentlichte, ließ er sie fast immer in Zeitschriften, Zeitungen oder den damals so beliebten Wochen- oder Monatsheften erscheinen. Außerdem erhöhte Storm seine Finanzen damit, dass er seine Novellen zeitgleich oder in zeitlicher Nähe einmal einzeln und zusätzlich mit anderen Werken herausgab. Die hier vorliegende Novelle wurde vorher in der Deutschen Dichtung Nr. 1 von 1886/87 veröffentlicht. Im selben Jahr der hier vorliegenden ersten Einzelausgabe war die Novelle noch bei Paetel unter dem Titel "Bei kleinen Leuten" herausgekommen, zusammen mit "Bötjer Basch". Druck bei G. Bernstein in Berlin, sehr kleines Etikett auf dem Vorsatz montiert: "Buchbinderei Hübel & Denck Leipzig". Vorderdeckel mit Gold- u. Schwarzprägung, Rücken goldgeprägt, Rückdeckel Blindprägung. Einband mäßig berieben, hinten kleiner roter Fleck, Textseiten nur manchmal wenig fleckig, insgesamt sehr schön und für das Alter sehr gut. <<< Sehr selten! <<<

      [Bookseller: ANTIQUARIAT & kunst Annelore Westerheyde]
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        An attractive signed engraving of Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of "Uncle Tom's Cabin"

      A finely engraved bust portrait, 4" x 5.5", signed below her image, "Truly Yours Harriet Beecher Stowe", dated in her hand, "May 2, 1887". Simply matted to 7.5" x 9.5". Light toning, engraving accomplished on a thin onion skin bearing some wrinkling that does little to detract from the overall presentation.

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        The Lottery Ticket. A Tale of Tellemarken

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington, 1887., 1887. First English Edition. 8vo. Bound in publisher&#39;s brown cloth, with blind tooling to boards to suggest half leather binding, gilt titles to spine and further leather-effect blind tooling, with former price, "7/6", tooled on back board. With thirty seven illustrations, including frontispiece. Binding is in good condition, except for slight stain to spine, and small chip at top corner of front hinge. Text is completely clean, and illustrations crisp and clear. Includes thirty-seven illustrations as per the list of illustrations, rather than thirty-eight as announced by the title page.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        PORTRAITS OF CELEBRATED RACEHORSES OF THE PAST AND PRESENT CENTURIES...BEGINNING IN 1702 AND ENDING IN 1870

      London: Sampson Low, et al, 1887-8.. Four volumes. Small thick quarto. Full contemporary pebbled red morocco, a.e.g. Frontispiece in each volume, and profusely illustrated with collotypes, line-engravings, and photo-engravings. Spines a bit darkened, some rubbing at extremities and small surface scrape at toe of one spine, crown of one joint nicked, prelims of fourth volume foxed, otherwise a very good set, with the bookplates of John M. Schiff. First edition of this standard work in the field, which according to the preface, "...is designed not only for those more or less acquainted with the history of the Turf, and who may have acquired an abiding interest in all that concerns it, but for such of the general community as may desire to know something of those equine celebrities which have figured, in the most captivating of all our national pastimes, as winners of the three great classic races, of the Ascot, Goodwood, and Doncaster Cups, and of the other cups, stakes, and matches at different race meetings throughout the kingdom, during the past and present centuries." PODESCHI 235 & 238.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Portraits Of Celebrated Racehorses

      Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington 1887 - London Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington. Vols I & II (1887), Vols III & IV (1888) Hardcover 4to x + 1302 pp. in 4 volumes. Rebound in red cloth (1920s? ) with equestrian cover vignette, gilt. Frontispiece engraving + over 400 engravings of the individual horses, each protected with tissue-guard. Text includes horses' pedigrees and performances recorded in full. Some light toning and foxing, not affecting engravings, and apprx. 3" tear repair extending into frontispiece engraving of vol. I. This extremely scarce set details early winners of Ascot, Greenwood and Doncaster cups, together with other major cups, stakes and matches throughout Britain.Covers very good, text & plates very good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Maximillian's]
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        Stadthaus. Kolorierte Autographie von Wilhelm Heuer.

      1887.. 19,7 x 30 cm. Diese Haus war eines der wenigen Häuser, welche 1842 beim Brande des Neuen Walls gerettet wurde. Es war im Jahre 1722 von der Stadt angekauft worden. Das Haus, nach seinem Erbauer, dem Baron Görtz, Finanzminister Carls XII., auch "Görtzisches Haus oder Görtzsches Palais" genannt, galt als das ansehnlichste Wohngebäude in der Stadt. Das es ein imposanter Bau war, zeigt die Abbildung. Der Neue Wall besaß überhaupt relativ viele ansehnliche Häuser und war eine der besten Straßen der Stadt, ziemlich gerade gebaut und 2035 Fuß lang, die längste Straße in Hamburg, dabei aber eng und ohne eigentliches Trottoir, wenn auch sonst gut gepflastert. Die Straße wurde 1707 durch Abtragung des Voglerwalles zum Bebauen hergerichtet. Die Bauplätze wurden von der Kämmerei unter der Bedingung verkauft, daß keine Kattundruckerei, Färberei, Gerberei und dergleichen betrieben werde. In seinen letzten Lebensjahren schuf Wilhelm Heuer eine Serie von 84 Autographien. Dabei handelt es sich um Federlithographien in einem vereinfachten Umdruckverfahren. Kein Blatt gleicht dem anderen, auch bei identischer Bilddarstellung ergeben sich Abweichungen im Bildformat. Beim Druck wurden viele unterschiedliche Papiere benutzt. Die Auflage dürfte je Motiv 30 Exemplare nicht überschritten haben, viele Motive sind nur in wenigen Exemplaren gedruckt worden. Salamon 11. AUT 69. [SW Ansicht, Ansichten, Hamburgensien, Hamburgensie, Lithographie].

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Heinz Tessin]
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        Complimentary Banquet

      Board of Trade, Pueblo, Colorado 1887 - given to the officials of the Missouri Pacific Ry. by the Board of Trade & citizens of Pueblo at the Grand Hotel. Pueblo, Colo. December 9, 1887.12mo. One (of 2) leaves of blue silk printed with a 10 course menu starting with Blue Points and Haute Sauterne and 7 courses accompanied by drinks with a Champagne Punch midway. Second silk printed with Toasts to MoPac, Pueblo, The Railroad Builders of the West including D.& R.G. R'y; Colorado Midland R'y; D.T. & Ft. W. R'y; A.T. & S.F. R'y; "Colorado The Eldorado of Every Railroad in the Union"; Arkansas Valley, The Garden of Eden; The Pittsburg of the West (Pueblo); and last, but certainly not least, "Our Friends, The Miners and Mine Owners of Colorado". anyone still awake after this amount of liquor and toasts deserved a free room at The Grand Hotel, where the Banquet took place.Sepia printed illustrated boards. Spotted and stained (gravy, wine or coffee?). Menu and toasts given the visiting railroad men to the Pittsburgh of the West. Well preserved.

      [Bookseller: Murray Hudson]
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        BROCKHAUS' KONVERSATIONS-LEXIKON, ALLGEMEINE DEUTSCHE REAL-ENCYKLOPÄDIE, 16 BÄNDEN, A-Zz

      F.A. Brockhaus 1887 - RO60082197: 16 volumes d'env. 1000 pages chacun. Illustrés de très nombreuses gravures et cartes en noir et blanc (et en couleur), dans le texte et sur planches hors texte. Texte sur 2 colonnes, en allemand et en caractères gothiques. Titres, tomaison, caissons, roulettes et filets dorés sur les dos. Tranches marbrées. Dos parfois décolorés (insolés) avec quelques épidermures. Dreizehnte vollständig umgearbeitete Auflage. Mit Abbildungen und Karten. In Sechzehn Bänden. In-8 Relié cuir dos-coins. Bon état. Coins frottés. Dos frotté. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 433-Dictionnaire allemand [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE CARTULARY AND HISTORICAL NOTES OF THE CISTERCIAN ABBEY OF FLAXLEY OTHERWISE CALLED DENE ABBEY IN THE COUNTY OF GLOUCESTER

      Published by William Pollard, 1887. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good. 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]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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        Crime and Punishment: A Russian Realistic Novel (Vizetelly&#39;s Russian Novels)

      London: Vizetelly, 1887. Hardcover. Good. FIRST UK EDITION, EARLY PRINTING. London: Vizetelly, [1887?]. 456 pages. Russet paper-covered boards with blue and red lettering. First British edition, early printing; first edition in the English language. (Undated title page. Later state ads at verso of title page. See Line, Ettlinger and Gladstone&#39;s Bibliography of Russian Literature for basic, although incomplete, bibliography.)Condition: Good condition. Clean text. Binding separating between spine and front cover; front hinge a bit weak. Creasing and chipping to spine, bumped and worn corners. Front end paper corner torn, offsetting to yellow endpapers. Light staining to fore edge. Good condition overall.An early appearance of Dostoevsky&#39;s classic Crime and Punishment in the English language, first issued in the UK before the slightly more common American edition of Crowell. Extremely rare.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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