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        Two Finely Executed Pencil Drawings of Colombo, Ceylon].

      1887 - 1887. Recently matted, the drawings are in fine condition. The two drawings are: Breakwater - Colombo - Ceylon ca. 10,5x19 cm (4 x 7 ½ in); Harbour - Colombo - Ceylon ca. 11x19 cm (4 x 7 ½ in). "Although the British captured Colombo in 1796, it remained a British military outpost until the Kandyan Kingdom was ceded to them in 1815 and they made Colombo the capital of their newly created crown colony of British Ceylon. Unlike the Portuguese and Dutch before them, whose primary use of Colombo was as a military fort, the British began constructing houses and other civilian structures around the fort, giving rise to the current City of Colombo" (Wikipedia). Two views of Colombo, Ceylon, are from an album of "Sketches made on a trip Round the World." By Edward Morrison de Courcy Short, who attended Charterhouse School, Surrey (1870-6). He passed the Ceylon Civil Service exam in 1878, and in 1905 became Chairman of the Municipal Council and Mayor of Colombo, retiring in 1910. List of Carthusians, 1800-1879, by W.D. Parrish.

      [Bookseller: The Wayfarer's Bookshop, ABAC/ILAB/PBFA]
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        The Art of Angling. How and Where to Catch Fish

      New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, n.d. [1887] - Attractive copy of the large paper issue of the standard how-to book of the late 1880s, with distinguished provenance First edition, large paper copy, number 29 of 50 copies. 8vo. Illustrated with vignettes. 96 pp. Bound in three quarter green morocco and marbled boards, wrappers bound in, t.e.g. Bookplates of Lindley Eberstadt and Henry Siegel. Bruns H209 "rare"; Wetzel, p. 159 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Die Bibel oder die Heilige Schrift des Alten und Neuen Testaments nach der deutschen Uebersetzung Dr. Martin Luthers. (2 Bde.). Mit hundert chromographierten Vollbildern nach deutschen, italienischen, spanischen , holländischen und französischen Künstlern und einer Haus- und Familien-Chronik nach Conkurrenz-Entwürfen deutscher Ornamentiker und Kalligraphen.

      Wandsbeck, Artistische Anstalt, Gustav W. Seitz, 1887 - 39 x 32 cm: 1086 S.; 100 meist mehrfarb. Chromolithographien (m. nicht verklebten Deckblättern), Prunkausgabe mit goldprägung u. je 2 Eckbeschlägen und 2 Schliessen. Rundumgoldschnitt., Rücken minimal beschienen, wenig berieben, sehr schönes, dekoratives Exemplar. Prachtvolle Bibel-Ausgabe! 20000 gr.

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        Golfing: A handbook to thr Royal and Ancient Game with list of clubs, rules, etc. Also golfing sketches and poems

      W.& R. Chambers, Edinburgh 1887 - Original decorated cloth gilt, slightly soiled.Some foxing internally Floral endpapers. Cold. frontis. portrait of Tom Morris. 18 blank pages and 4 of adverts at end. Sound and attractive copy. Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Mystery of a Hansom Cab

      Hansom Cab Publishing Company, London 1887 - 2nd Impression November 1987. One Hundred and Twenty-Fifth Thousand. Book remains very tight and clean. Wrapper is worn with closed tears and some small missing sections [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Martin Breese Books]
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        Fish Wharf, Morro Bay

      - Approximately 10-1/4 x 9-3/4 inches image area. Etching and drypoint. Signed in pencil lower right. No. 15 of 50 impressions. Cornelis Botke was born in Leewarden, Holland in 1887. He studied at the School of Applied Design in Haarlem before emigrating the United States in 1906, settling in Chicago. There he studied at the Chicago Art Institute. With fellow artist and new wife Jessie Arms now by his side, the duo began a life long joint career, at times collaborating on mural projects.In 1919 Cornelis Botke and Jesse moved to Carmel, California, where Cornelis taught at Carmel Arts and Crafts. In 1920, they toured Europe. Returning home and finally settled in Santa Paula in Southern California in 1927, where they had a studio big enough to share. They were often commissioned together for very large works, usually murals.Cornelis Botke was predominantly a landscape painter in his singular work, and his pieces were displayed at the Los Angeles County Museum as well as the Art Institute of Chicago. Surviving murals of Botke's also exist in the Kellogg factory in Battle Creek, Michigan and the Ida Noyes Hall at the University of ChicagoThe Botkes were members of the California Art Club, the California Society of etchers, and the Foundation of Western Art. Cornelis exhibited his work at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and at the Art Institute in Chicago. Signed in pencil lower right. No. 15 of 50 impressions [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Incwadi Yami., or Twenty Years' Personal Experience in South Africa

      New York: Rogers & Sherwood,, 1887. Octavo. Original dark green decorative cloth, title and diamond device to the spine, and title and block of a Zulu chieftain to the upper board, both in gilt and black, pale green floral printed endpapers. Frontispiece and 30 plates, numerous illustrations to the text. Minor shelf-wear, fore-edge, endpapers and prelims. a little foxed, but overall a very good copy indeed. First US edition, perhaps with precedence over the UK edition of the same year. Matthews left Britain in 1864 as surgeon on the Tugela, an emigrant ship. On arrival he managed to obtain the post of District Surgeon of Victoria County, Natal. In 1871 he proceeded to the diamond fields, having already sent up an advance party under the geologist G.J. Lee, later Chairman of the Kimberley Mining Board, to work the mines. "The author was for many years closely identified with every social and political movement on the Fields, and his description of the diamond fields, and his references to the "Illicit Diamond Trade," are particularly interesting. There are particulars of "The Kimberley Company and Share Mania of 1881," "The Early History of the Diamond Fields," "An Account of the Black Flag Riot," together with sketches of the author's adventures in Basutoland, Swaziland, and the Transvaal, where he eventually settled" (Mendelssohn).

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        Specimen Days in America

      London: Walter Scott. 1887. Second English edition, first issue. Newly revised by the author, with fresh preface and additional note. The Camelot Series. 12mo. [i-v] vi-x [xi-xii] [13] 14-312 [8]pp. (advertisements at the rear). Publisher's flexible full red leather, lettered in gilt, all edges gilt. Front joint professionally repaired with some residual wear at both joints and edges, rear free endpaper is detached and chipped at the edges, else very good. Inscribed on the half-title: "To Mr. Whitman of Philadelphia from Walt Whitman, June 1887." An early and interesting copy. Neither BAL or Myerson reference this binding. BAL specifies three primary bindings including red cloth, but red leather is not among them, and this is clearly a publisher's binding. Combined with the early inscription (the book was published in early June), this might be a previous unrecorded author's copy, or author's presentation issue. The fragile nature of the binding might account for it being unrecorded. Myerson A11.2.a1; BAL 21428. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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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]

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        The British Invasion From the North The Compaigns of Generals Carleton and Burgoyne

      Joel Munsell's Sons, Albany, NY 1887 - (full book description) Joel Munsell's Sons, Albany, NY, 1887. 1st Edition VG-, Hard Cover, DJ Not Issued. Size=8"x9", 412pgs(Index). Frontis, 3 Plates w/Tissues. Original maroon cloth binding with a now chipped & illegible paper spine label. Pages uncut. A little foxing at margins of Frontis & Title Page, 1" rear hinge paper tear, o.w. a clean copy. Text bright & in Near Fine condition. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      - (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]

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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.

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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]

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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]

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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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        Von Wunderland zu Wunderland. Landschafts- und Lebensbilder aus den Staaten und Territorien der Union. Fünfundzwanzig (25) Lichtdruckbilder nach Originalen des Herausgebers mit Erläuterungen in Poesie und Prosa von Friedrich Bodenstedt, H. W. Longfellow, Bret Harte, Joaquin Miller, Paul Lindau, Robert von Schlagintweit, Balduin Möllhausen, Theodor Kirchhoff, Karl von Zittel, Frank Siller, O. V. Deuster und Rudolf Cronau. UND: Von Wunderland zu . NEUE FOLGE!

      Leipzig: T. O. Weigel, o.J. [wohl 1886] Zweite Auflage. / o.J. [1887]. - AmerUeb Folio (46x32 cm). Brauner Originalleinenband mit farbig geprägtem Vorderdeckel. 2 Bll. Titelei und 25 montierte Lichtdruck-Tafeln mit je einem Blatt Erläuterungen / Titel, 25 montierte Lichtdruck-Tafeln mit je einem Blatt Erläuterungen, 1 Bl. Im Innenrand etwas leimschattig, in den Aussenrändern unschön stockfleckig, die Tafeln kaum betroffen. Tafeln 15 und 17 des ersten Bandes reproduziert und auf den originalen Kartons montiert - kaum zu erkennen! Gutes Exemplar. 6680

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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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]

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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]

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        The Irish Chess Chronicle

      Wm McGee, Dublin 1887 - 108 pages with diagrams. Duodecimo (6 1/2" x 4") issued in original wrappers. Published fortnightly the first and fifteenth of the month. Volume 1, numbers 1 through 13. (Betts: 7-35) Not in Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana. First edition. Includes chess problems as well as chess news with a heavy emphases on chess in Ireland. Condition: Volume one front page professionally repaired else a very good set of a scarce chess periodical. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Book Collector, Inc.]
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        Ensemble de 13 pièces autographes

      - VARENDE Jean de La (1887-1959), écrivain. Ensemble de 13 pièces autographes (7 LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE SIGNÉE ; 1 B.A.S ; 2 CARTE AUTOGRAPHE SIGNÉE ; 3 L.T.S ; 23 p.), relatives au confl it qui l¿opposa à son éditeur Grasset. Jean de la Varende avait exprimé dès 1942 son souhait de publier un livre de conte en Belgique. Il ne s¿agissait pas de romans, acquis à Grasset. Un souhait auquel s¿opposait Grasset. S¿y ajoutent un retard dans le règlement de ses droits d¿auteur pour Le Troisième Jour, ainsi que la livraison des exemplaires qui lui étaient réservés (juillet 1947). Le différend prend une tournure nouvelle avec le refus par Grasset d¿autoriser à Fayard la cession de L¿Homme aux Gants, alors qu¿il avait autorisé celle du Centaure de Dieu au Livre Moderne. Grasset excipant des diffi cultés de La Varende vis-à-vis du Comité des Ecrivains de Résistance, l¿auteur contre attaque en expliquant n¿avoir été interdit qu¿un jour « par mégarde, en effet ¿ mais en me défavorisant, on donnait des gages » : « la Maison Grasset faisait sa paix sur mon dos ». Et d¿ajouter : « Plon, en 7 mois, en 48, a vendu plus de 14.000 de mes trois premiers livres, après 10 ans. Que Grasset donne son chiffre, lui qui possède mes romans à succès ». Le 25 juillet 1948, dans une importante lettre de six pages, La Varende est excédé : « Qu¿on m¿en débarrasse ¿ un éditeur principal qui est un ennemi, désaxe un auteur ». Or « Grasset détient les plus important de mes livres. C¿est donc le meilleur de mon patrimoine littéraire qui est en jeu. Plaintes générales de tous les libraires. Des millions ¿ je ne charge pas ¿ de manque à gagner pour Grasset, et des centaines de milliers pour moi. Lettres me demandant où et comment trouver mes livres introuvables ». Par une lettre du 18 juin 1949, on apprend que l¿affaire traîne : « il paraît que Montherlant, de son côté, réclame 15 millions ». Et par une autre du 14 octobre, on sait que l¿affaire a fi ni par se régler à l¿amiable, auteur et éditeur repartant sur la base d¿un nouveau contrat, avec un mode de règlement modifi é « pour les prochains romans comme pour les anciens ». « Je compte d¿ailleurs tenter de tout oublier (¿). Je ne puis avoir de rancune envers mon éditeur, ou de mésentente, cela paralyse ». On joint 3 copies au carbone (de 2 LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE SIGNÉE et d¿une L.T.S.) adressées à Grasset.

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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]

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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]

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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

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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.

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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]

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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.

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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]

      [Bookseller: The Isseido Booksellers, ABAJ, ILAB]
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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.

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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. Gewicht in Gramm: 3000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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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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