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        Les griseries

      Tresse et Stock 1887 - - Tresse et Stock, Paris 1887, 12x18,5cm, relié. - Edition originale. Reliure en demi maroquin bordeaux à coins, dos à cinq nerfs, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tête dorée, couvertures et dos conservés, reliure signée de Canape. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Jean Lorrain : "A José Maria de Hérédia (sic) cordial hommage de son élève. Jean Lorrain. Mars 1887." Bel exemplaire agréablement établi. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition. Half-morocco bordeaux binder, back with five nerves, golden date in tail, marbled paper plates, paper guards and counter tops, golden head, covered blankets and backs, signed Canape binding. Jean Lorrain: "To Jose Maria de Hérédia (sic) cordial homage of his pupil Jean Lorrain, March 1887." Beautiful copy pleasantly established. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Specimen Days in America

      Walter Scott, London 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, only good. An interesting Inscription on the half-title to a fellow Whitman: "To Mr. Whitman of Philadelphia from Walt Whitman, June 1887." We like to speculate the playful poet inscribed the book to himself but there's no real proof. Nevertheless 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. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Autobiography and Reminiscences Edited by his Daughter.

      London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1887 - Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles and block of the Star of India to spine gilt, frame blocked in blind to covers, Forsyth arms gilt to front cover, publisher's device blocked in blind to rear cover, black coated endpapers. Near-contemporary gift inscription to front free endpaper verso. Spine toned and gently rolled, slight wear to tips, a couple of faint marks to covers, light foxing to frontispiece; an excellent copy. Engraved portrait frontispiece with facsimile signature and tissue-guard, folding coloured map. First edition. Posthumously published memoir of service in Asia, touching on the Great Game. Forsyth was deputy commissioner at Ambala during the outbreak of the Mutiny and quickly secured a supply of grain and transport for the Delhi Relief Force. He proudly recounts how he was one of the first officers to execute a rebel, and after the relief of Delhi he was appointed as one of the special commissioners to hunt down escaping insurgents, "A job he relished" (ODNB), and for which he was created CB. He undertook a number of missions into central Asia, in 1867 travelling to Ladakh to firm up trade relations, and in 1869 he visited St. Petersburg and obtained an agreement with the Russians on the extent of the Amir of Kabul's territory. A failed mission to Yarkand in 1870 was followed by his misjudged intervention in the rising of the Kukas, a millenarian Sikh sect, in Maler Kotla. On arrival he approved the resident officer's decision to blow nearly fifty Kukas from the cannon's mouth, and compounded this by sentencing the remaining miscreants to more of the same. Demotion to a relative backwater followed. Forsyth's career was salvaged by the incoming viceroy, Lord Northbrook, who in 1872 appointed him plenipotentiary to Yarkand. The second expedition met with great success, establishing excellent commercial relations with the amir and producing a wealth of geographical, botanical and ethnographical information on the region. On his return Forsyth was made KCSI and elected FRGS. In view of Russia's conquest of Khiva earlier in the year, Forsyth's mission was of considerable significance in the playing out of the Great Game. He may have overstated the case somewhat, but the "belief that Russia was the rising power, that she is destined to advance still further, that England is afraid of her, and will do nothing to oppose her progress" (Forsyth's Secret Despatches, quoted in Huttenback "The Great Game in the Pamirs," Modern Asian Studies IX, 1) was rife in the region and clearly needed some corrective. Sorsky 410; Riddick, Who Was Who in British India, p. 129. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Manuel de conchyliologie et de paléontologie conchyliologique, ou histoire naturelle des mollusques vivants et fossiles

      Paris, Savy, 1887, in-8, front, XXIV-1369 pp, catalogue éditeur de [6] pp, 23 pl, 1 carte depl. en couleurs, percaline verte de l'éditeur, titre doré sur le plat supérieur et grand motif de mollusque doré au plat inférieur, Nombreuses figures dans le texte. Édition originale de ce classique célèbre, largement basé sur le Manuel des mollusques de Woodward, dont il reprend l'illustration. Cachet de l'Institut catholique de Paris annulé Étiquette en pied du dos. NISSEN ZBI, n° 1370.

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        Early Adventures in Persia, Susiana, and Babylonia including a Residence among the Bakhtiyari and other Wild Tribes before the Discovery of Nineveh.

      1887 - London, John Murray, 1887. 8vo. 2 volumes. Publisher's original green cloth, patterned in green within red border to upper covers, similar motif to spines, lettered in gilt; pp. 8, [2], 490, [2, advertisements]; 8, [2], 511; chromolithographic portrait frontispiece of Layard to vol. I, 3 wood-engraved plates, 3 folding engraved maps; light offsetting from endpapers, extremities a little rubbed, but generally a very good good set; provenance: David Lockhart Robertson Lorimer's copy, inscribed by him in 1904, a few annotations in his hand. First edition. Layard published his Early Adventures as a direct response to questions concerning the circumstances surrounding his discovery of Nineveh. Inspired by Henry Rawlinson's RGS article on Ancient Susiana in Persia, Layard travelled there and spent some time among the lawless people of Khuzistan, his account of which in the present work makes entertaining reading. In all Layard remained in the area for 5 years, gathering information which resulted in the successful identification of the site of Nineveh. These two volumes are accounts of Layard's early Middle Eastern journies, some of which undertaken with his friend Edward Mitford. Between 1839 and 1851 'Layard and Mitford travelled through the Ottoman lands, visiting Constantinople (where Layard nearly died of malaria, which recurred in following years) and Jerusalem. He also made a reckless journey alone to see Petra and other ancient sites east of the Dead Sea; he was robbed and nearly killed by tribesmen. They stayed in Mosul and Baghdad; then in August 1840, in Persia, the two parted company, as Layard, who had become enamoured of the simplicity and independence of local life, preferred to stay in the region. He travelled, read widely in local history, learned Arabic and Persian, and spent time in the Bakhtiari Mountains with a tribe which was resisting the oppression of the shah. He returned to Baghdad and Mosul, where he had become fascinated by mounds opposite Mosul which the French consul, Emil Botta, was tentatively exploring. His funds depleted, Layard regained Constantinople in the summer of 1842, expecting to have to return to England. However, he made himself known to Stratford Canning, British ambassador to the Ottoman empire, who admired his spirit and his knowledge of the Turkish-Persian border, which was then in dispute. Layard agreed to stay in Turkey and work for Canning, believing that this was a place of promise for an enterprising and ambitious man. Canning paid him himself, since the Foreign Office under Lord Aberdeen refused to make him a paid attachà . He went on two information-gathering missions in European Turkey. In 1845, fearing that the French would otherwise get the honour, he persuaded Canning to support excavation work on the mounds near Mosul' (ODNB). Provenance: D. L. R. Lockhart (1876â€"1962) was a distiguished Middle East political agent, diplomatist and linguist. 'In 1910, Lorimer served in Bahrain, Kerman, and Amara in lower Iraq between 1911 and 1920; he was created CIE in 1917. After the war the Lorimers returned to India, where David Lorimer spent four years as political agent in Gilgit' (ODNB). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La photographie astronomique a l'Observatoire de Paris et la carte du ciel

      Paris : Gauthier-Villars, 1887 - 107 pages, 7 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 19 cm. Elegant modern half morocco, marbled sides. With four superbly mounted photographs with overlay keys, taken by Paul and Prosper Henry, and three heliogravure plates, one folding. DSB IX, 552. Poggendorff, IV, 1034. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les civilisations de l'Inde. Ouvrage illustré de 7 chromolitographies, 2 cartes et 350 gravures et héliographies d'après les photographies, aquarelleset documents de l'auteur.


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

      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 Club, Parrish Art Museum, Art Institute of Chicago, the Corcoran Gallery, and with the Society of Independent Artists and was a member of the Salmagundi Club, Allied Artists of America and the New York Etching Club.

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        Geometrische Untersuchungen zur Theorie der Parallellinien

      [Berlin, Mayer et Müller], [circa 1887], in-8, [2]-61-[1] pages et 2 planches repliées, demi-chagrin moderne à la bradel, Texte en gothique (Fraktur). Très rare facsimilé pirate, inconnu des bibliographes, de l'édition originale publiée à Berlin par Fincke en 1840. Mayer et Müller firent paraître, en 1887, une seconde édition facsimilée ("2. unveränderte Auflage") du texte des Geometrische Untersuchungen, dont seuls diffèrent de la première édition berlinoise, la page de titre et le colophon ; le texte est une reproduction anastatique fidèle de celui de 1840. Ainsi l'on peut supposer que les deux éditeurs profitèrent de leur travail de reproduction facsimilé pour diffuser, à très petit nombre, une reproduction pirate de l'édition originale, sans aucune mention de réimpression. Entre 1829 et 1838, Lobachevski publie, au sein des Annales de l'Université de Kazan ou bien dans les "Unchenye zapiksi" (Mémoires scientifiques) de la même Université, une série d'articles dans lesquels il fonde, parallèlement et indépendamment des travaux de Gauss et Bolyai, une géométrie non-euclidienne, ou "géométrie imaginaire" (pour reprendre les termes même du mathématicien russe), libre des hypothèses euclidiennes et réfutant le cinquième postulat d'Euclide. Vis-à-vis de ses travaux fondateurs publiés en langue russe, les Geometrische Untersuchungen constituent un résumé des travaux antérieurs, mais en même temps, forment "la meilleur présentation de [cette] nouvelle géométrie" (DSB, VIII, p. 429). Papier uniformément roussi en début et fin de volume.

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        Photo album]: Tahiti. 1887-1888

      - Oblong folio. Measuring 13" x 10.5". Red cloth album stamped in black with "Photographs" on front board in gilt. Album contains 38 large albumen prints with 36 of them by Charles-Georges Spitz and the other two by Frank Homes. The boards are lightly worn and have some modest stains, one on the rear board, the cardboard leaves have foxing on the margins, overall sound and very good. The images are especially bold, bright and are fine.Nice large (approximately 8.5" x 6.5") and very sharp images, each contained in a slotted frame in the thick card leaves of the album. Neatly hand-captioned in French in red ink. Most of the images depict indigenous Tahitians, mostly in native costumes; with a very few in Westernized clothing. Some depict dancing, harbor scenes, the Queen of Bora-Bora, working, and other scenes of daily life.Among the captioned pictures are: "Panorama de Papeete, Palais des Pomare, Palais de justice, Pirogue de fete, Hopital militaire, Concours de pirogues le 14 juillet 1898, Banian du Cercle Militaire, Concours de danse, Tahitiens, Himens, Groupes de danseurs, Costumes anciens, le Marche, Danse des Indiens de Pondichery, Chef de l'ile Atiu, 1er prix de costume anciens, Indigene des iles Marquises, Avenue de Fataua, la Upa-Upa, Une source a Tahiti, Pont Phaeton, La reine de Bora-Bora," etc.Exceptionally bold and bright images, a truly remarkable album.Bibliography: Charles Georges Spitz *Photographies de Tahiti 1880-1890* (Ministere de la culture de Polynesie Francaise, Tahiti, 2002); Jean-Yves Trehin *Tahiti, L'Eden a l'epreuve de la photographie* (Ed. Gallimard - Musee de Tahiti et des Iles, 2003, p 88, 93, 95, 101, 104.); Jean-Yves Trehin *Gauguin, Tahiti et la photographie* (Ed. Gallimard / Musee des Iles, 2003, p. 27, 87, 114, 131). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1887. First edition. 8vo., ix, 193 pp., 2 plates, containing 2 photoglypties and 1 chromolithograph,15 illustrations in text. Original printed wrappers, which are soiled and chipped at the blank edges, mounted on a heavier stock and then newly bound in red cloth with a morocco spine label. Faint marginal dampstain along the lower edge of the first half of the text, with toning. A near very good copy. "Dr. H. W. Vogel discovered in 1873 that dyes added to photographic materials extended their sensitivity to colours other than blue. In 1882 commercial dry plates were produced, and these isochromatic, or orthochromatic, plates soon came into general use. Because they were much more sensitive to blue than green, they were normally exposed through a yellow filter to balance up the exposure. In 1884 Dr. Vogel discovered a method of sensitising plates to orange as well as green light." Coe, Brian, Color Photography: The First Hundred Years, 1840 - 1940, p. 34. These discoveries were fundamental for correct color photography and three-color photography. "Vogel's invention of color sensitizers. By the addition of dyes to silver bromide collodion he obtained practical three-color separation negatives, the results of which he exhibited at the Paris Exposition of 1878." Eder, p. 647.This title is unique to this French edition, based upon earlier texts by Vogel. Translated into French by Henry Gauthier-Villars, and augmented with notes from the author. The three "photoglypties" are commonly known as Woodburytypes.Roosens and Salu 7664.

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        Nouvelle Géographie Universelle. La terre et les hommes.

      Paris, Librairie Hachette, 1887-1894. - 19 forts vol. in-4, cart. de l'éditeur pleine percaline rouge à décor Maçonnique (sign. A. Souze), dos à 4 faux-nerfs ornés d'un compas, d'une équerre et d'une boussole, plats ornés d'un globe terrestre au centre surplombant un semis de fers à froid dans un triple encadrement doré, toutes tranches dorées ; très nombr. illustr. in et h.-t. dont vues, types, plans, plus de 2000 cartes intercalées dans le texte et nomb. cartes en couleurs à double-page. Rousseurs éparses, essentiellement marginales, SUPERBE EXEMPLAIRE dans un cartonnage d'une étonnante fraicheur. Cet ouvrage remarquable est toujours utile et comprend de nombreuses informations introuvables ailleurs. Réf. bibliographiques : (Vicaire VI-965). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Four Sides of the Obelisk. (Cleopatra's Needle.)

      Buffalo, NY: American Polytechnic Company, 1887. Limited. very good(+). Color lithograph. Image measures 18" x 11 1/2". Sheet measures 21" x 27 1/4". Plate XXXIV. This color lithograph artfully renders the four sides of the so-called Cleopatra's Needle, famously relocated to New York's Central Park in 1880. Below each side of the obelisk is the square design which adorns the matching part of the pyramid at the obelisk's point. Published only 7 years after the obelisk's relocation, this fascinating print attests to the rapidity of the deterioration which the structure suffered when exposed to New York's climate and pollution. Particularly on the south and west sides, the legibility of the hieroglyphics has been appropriately compromised. This print is from a limited edition of Binion's "Ancient Egypt or Mizraim," Vol. II, published in 1887 and considered a landmark of American chromolithography. This copy of the print is in fantastic condition, with very minor foxing on the right side and minimal edge discoloration. Samuel Augustus Binion (1853-1914) was a Polish author, traveler, and translator. With "Ancient Egypt," he sought to present Egyptian history, art, and architecture in a thorough manner. He intended the size of the work to be sumptuous enough to allow for the faithful depiction of buildings, ornamentation, hieroglyphics, and decorations in their original colors, yet still manageable for use in both private and public libraries.

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        Nord contre Sud. 85 dessins par Benett et une carte

      J. Hetzel et, Paris 1887 - In-4° (282x180mm), pp. (4), 416, (4) di estratto del catalogo Hetzel, bel cartonnage editoriale Hetzel in t. tela rossa della tipologia aux deux éléphants. Titolo in nero entro ventaglio in oro e in nero, due teste d'elefante laterali in rosso e in oro e ricchi decori e scene ispirate ai Voyages extraordinaires egualmente in oro e in nero realizzate su disegno di A. Souze al piatto anteriore. Titolo, filetti e decori in oro al dorso, logo editoriale e cornici ornamentali in nero al piatto posteriore. Tagli dorati. 85 xilografie di Benett n.t. e f.t. Ottimo esemplare. Prima edizione nel cartonnage hetzeliano aux deux éléphants (l'edizione originale, dello stesso anno, è in formato più piccolo, priva di illustrazioni ed in brossura) e prima edizione in questo formato di questo romanzo verniano ispirato alla Guerra di Secessione americana, uno dei pochi casi di narrativa storica della sua ingente produzione. L'edizione preoriginale del romanzo era apparsa sul Magasin d'Éducation et de Récreation dal 1° gennaio al 1° novembre dello stesso anno. Les Voyages Extraordinaires. Bottin, pp. 310-311, 1/1887. Cfr. Gondolo Della Riva, I, p. 89, n. 44 C. Francese [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Christ in the Camp or Religion in Lee's Army

      Richmond: B. F. Johnson & Co, 1887. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo. [1], 528 pages. Frontispiece photograph portrait. Illustrated. Green cloth hardcover with black imprinted floral design and gilt title stamped on front cover. Gilt title on spine. Floral end papers. Cloth on the spine has a light vertical crease. The front hinge was repaired. Light edge wear to cloth extremities. This copy includes an inscribed (approx. 6.5" x 4") cabinet photograph card on the front paste down. The inscription on the photograph is the same phrase as the frontispiece but is handwritten. The author inscribed this book to Rev. J. O. Foster on the front blank end paper - "The Gray to "The Blue" "We be brethren!" To Rev. J. O. Foster with the fraternal regards and best wishes of his friend & Brother J. Wm. Jones Ocean Grove N. J. Aug. 4th to 7th 1887." Opposite this inscription is a single clipped newspaper column pasted down on the verso of the right front flyleaf. The news clipping is titled "Letters of Gen. R. E. Lee." Rev. Foster was also an author.

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        Slave Trade. No. 1 (1887). Correspondence relative to the Slave Trade: 1886. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by command of Her Majesty. August 1887. [C.-5111].

      London, printed for Her Majesty's Stationery Office, by Harrison and Sons, 1887. - Folio. VI, 193, (1) pp. Top edge gilt. Sewn, with remains of former spine. Rare British parliamentary papers and correspondence with local agents and officers on the slave trade, including material on operations conducted off the north-east coast of Oman, correspondence with the Political Resident in the Arabian Gulf, an account of the reception of fugitive slaves at Bushire, etc. Relevant correspondence is to be found under the headings: "Africa (East Coast) and Arabia" (pp. 1-33); "Egypt" (pp. 57-88; includes some information on the trade in the Red Sea); & "Zanzibar" (pp. 134-193). A good copy. Bennett 513. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Werke. Herausgegeben im Auftrage der Grossherzogin Sophie von Sachsen. (Weimarer Ausgabe / Sopiehausgabe). 1. Abt.: Werke. Bde. 1-4, 6-51 in 56 Bden. (es fehlten 5, 52-55). 3. Abt.: Tagebücher. Bde. 1-13 in 13 Bdn. (es fehlen 14 und 15). 4. Abt.: Briefe. Bde. 1-35 und 37 in 36 Bänden(es fehlen 36 und 38-50). Ohne Abt. 2. 105 Bde.

      - Weimar, Böhlau 1887-1906. 8°. 105 Bde. Kopfgoldschnitt. Schöne, einheitlich gebundene Halblederbände der Zeit mit je 2 goldgepr. Rückenschildchen und Rückenvergoldung. Deckel und Vorsatzpapier mit Marmorpapier. Teils minim beschabt. Schön gebundene und sehr gut erhaltene Bände. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      O. O., 21. IV. 1887. - 1 S. auf gefalt. Doppelblatt. 8vo. An eine namentlich nicht genannte Adressatin: "Herzlich gern würde ich Ihrem gefälligen Wunsche nachkommen, und den verlangten Thee schicken, doch leider habe ich seit November d. J. nur so viel in meinem Hause, was für meinen eigenen Bedarf nöthig ist [ ]".

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      Knihy dobrých autor? (J. Skaláka a Spol.), V Praze (Prague) - First edition. In publisher's purple, printed wrappers. Some gatherings were bound loose as usual for Czech books of the period. 74, (6) p. Josef ?apek's first book, a collection of short stories. ?apek (Czech cubist painter, writer, and poet; 1887-1945) is credited as the coiner of the word "robot". Although some sources claim that the word "robot" first appeared in the short story "Opilec" (The Drunkard; pp. 30-37.) of this book, but actually it was "automat". "Robot" appeared first in Josef's brother's 1920 play, "R.U.R." (Rossum's Universal Robots), as the name for artificial workers. Karel had difficulties to name these humanoid machines and asked Josef to find something instead of the academically sounding "Labori". Josef coined the word "Robot" deriving it from the Czech "robota", forced labour. [Ref.: Lidové Noviny. Prague, December 24, 1933.]. Bookseller's stamp on half-title. Modestly sunned in a narrow stripe at spine on front cover. Cover artistically restored. Inside clean. Overall in fine condition. In publisher's purple, printed wrappers. Some gatherings were bound loose as usual for Czech books of the period [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Die Barrikaden" - "Zur Ägyptischen Finsternis". Original Tuschezeichnung unter beigem Schrägschnittpassepartout.

      (Im weißen Rand minimale Verfärbungen von einer früheren Montage, sonst gut.) "Klaus Carl Friedrich Richter (geb. 25. Januar 1887 in Berlin gest. 3. Januar 1948 ebenda) war ein deutscher Maler und Schriftsteller. Richter war Sohn eines Arztes und studierte in Mailand und München Philosophie und Sprachen, bevor er sich der Malerei zuwandte. In Paris studierte er anatomisches Zeichnen bei seinem Onkel Robert Richter und wurde dann Schüler von Lovis Corinth in Berlin, wo er auch die Bekanntschaft von Magnus Zeller machte, mit dem er ab 1911 ein gemeinsames Atelier unterhielt. Ebenfalls ab 1911 stellte Richter bei der Berliner Sezession aus. Gleichzeitig arbeitete er auch als Schriftsteller, war ein Jahr lang Schauspieler bei Max Reinhardt und schuf Bühnenbilder für den frühen Stummfilm. Ab 1919 lehrte er an der Kunstgewerbeschule in Berlin-Charlottenburg, 1922 wurde er dann Professor an der Kunstakademie Königsberg, wo er auch an der Universität Vorlesungen hielt. Ab 1927 war er Professor an der Berliner Hochschule für Bildende Künste.Er war ab 1929 Mitglied und von 1937 bis zu seiner Absetzung durch Joseph Goebbels 1940 sowie 1946/47 Vorsitzender des Vereins Berliner Künstler. 1940 erhielt er den Auftrag, ein Porträt von Hermann Göring anzufertigen, das allerdings nie abgeliefert wurde. Bei den Sitzungen in der Wolfsschanze entstand auch ohne Auftrag sein künstlerisch bemerkenswertes Porträtgemälde von Adolf Hitler (1941), das in zwei nahezu identischen Versionen erhalten ist. Das Werk stellt den Diktator jenseits der offiziellen Propaganda apathisch und zusammengesunken mit leerem Blick dar. (...) Zu seinen Schülern zählte unter anderen Rudi Lesser." (vgl. Wikipedia).Original-Tuschezeichnung von Klaus Richter auf dünnem Papier, signiert und datiert 1917 im unteren Bildrand rechts, links unten im Bild bezeichnet: "Zur Ägyptischen Finsternis" und unter dem Bild im weißen Rand benannt: "5. Die Barrikaden". Rechts unten im weißen Rand ein weiterer kleiner Vermerk Richters mit rotem Stift. - Original drawing, black indian ink on paper, signed. - Unikat. - RFM - Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage.

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        Jämtlands Läns Fornminnesförenings Tidskrift band I-VII. 1887-1919. Bundna i tre gedigna halvfranska band från Blomgrens Bokbinderi, Upsala

      Bok. "Jämtlands Läns Fornminnesförening. 1 uppl. 1887-1919. 1358 s. Tre halvfranska gulddekorerade band. 21x14,5cm. 2000 gram. Mycket gott skick. FÖRSTA VOLYMEN innehåller första bandet 1887-1895, 144 s; andra bandet 1896-1901, 159 s, samt tredje bandet 1902-1905, 195 s. I andra bandet är sidorna 1-80 ej medbundna. Sidorna avser H. Westin: Landsmålsalfabet för Jämtland och Härjedalen (Härtill en karta). Nämnda artikel bifogas i separat samtida tryck, varefter andra bandet omfattar 239 s och är komplett. ANDRA VOLYMEN innehåller fjärde bandet 1906-1909, 192 s, samt femte bandet 1910-1913, 208 s. TREDJE VOLYMEN innehåller sjätte bandet 1914-1917, 236 s, samt sjunde bandet 1918-1919, 224 s. TOTALT omfattar de sju banden inklusive ovan nämnt separat samtida tryck 1438 s jämte bilder och tabellbilagor. . "

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        King Frost, The Wonders of Snow and Ice [SCARCE]

      New York: Thomas Whittaker, 1887. vi, [3], 10-224pp, with Seventy Illustrations, [which includes the frontis-piece and 20 plates], bound in Victorian decorative cloth, gilt still bright, binding and hinges tight. With a church library label inside the front cover [only library indication], occasional light foxing.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. VERY GOOD ++. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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        A College of Colleges: Led By D. L. Moody and Taught By Drummond, Cook, Broadus, Townsend, Pierson, Chamberlain with Others

      Chicago: Fleming H. Revell, 1887. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Signed. Inscribed and signed by Moody on fly sheet. Original cloth hardcover gently bumped and rubbed, gilt bright. Interior is clean and tight. Professional bookseller for 20 years. Orders shipped daily in cardboard bookfolds.

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      Alfred Holder, 1887. (Codice EK/0328) Folio (430x320 mm) XXIX-147 pp. 50 plates (lcollotypes) & 300 text-illustrations. Marbled FFEP, half leather, raised bands, gilted title. A very fine copy. Euro 480.00 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA

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        Geschichte der Familie von Wrangel vom Jahre zwölfhundertfünfzig bis auf die Gegenwart. Nach Urkunden und Tagebüchern bearbeitet.

      Berlin & Dresden 1887. 4to. Foromsl. til zweite Hälfte. XII + 1027 s. 20 foldede stamtavler. Portretter. Segltavler. 15 fargetrykte våpenplansjer. 5 faksimiler. Die Familie von Wrangel 1887-1908. Herausgegeben von Robert von Wrangel. 4to. VII + (1) + 54 s. I 2 nyere granitolbd.

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        Nord contre Sud. 85 dessins par Benett et une carte

      J. Hetzel et In-4° (282x180mm), pp. (4), 416, (4) di estratto del catalogo Hetzel, bel cartonnage editoriale Hetzel in t. tela rossa della tipologia "aux deux éléphants". Titolo in nero entro ventaglio in oro e in nero, due teste d'elefante laterali in rosso e in oro e ricchi decori e scene ispirate ai "Voyages extraordinaires" egualmente in oro e in nero realizzate su disegno di A. Souze al piatto anteriore. Titolo, filetti e decori in oro al dorso, logo editoriale e cornici ornamentali in nero al piatto posteriore. Tagli dorati. 85 xilografie di Benett n.t. e f.t. Ottimo esemplare. Prima edizione nel cartonnage hetzeliano "aux deux éléphants" (l'edizione originale, dello stesso anno, è in formato più piccolo, priva di illustrazioni ed in brossura) e prima edizione in questo formato di questo romanzo verniano ispirato alla Guerra di Secessione americana, uno dei pochi casi di narrativa storica della sua ingente produzione. L'edizione preoriginale del romanzo era apparsa sul Magasin d'Éducation et de Récreation dal 1° gennaio al 1° novembre dello stesso anno. Les Voyages Extraordinaires. Bottin, pp. 310-311, 1/1887. Cfr. Gondolo Della Riva, I, p. 89, n. 44 C. Francese

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        1887 Manuscript Isle of Man

      This is a very nice Manuscript Album created in 1887 by Hamlet Watling (b. Kelsale, Suffolk, 1818, d. Ipswich, 2 April 1908) Hamlet was a well-known Suffolk-born antiquary whose professional career was as a schoolmaster. He devoted much of his life to recording antiquities and his work is mostly unpublished, but does contain many unique records. He conducted excavations and contributed to learned societies, and wrote lengthy weekly columns in the regional press over forty years, c1868-1908, this album is titled on the cover "The Antiquities of The Isle of Man", done in 1887, running to 59 used pages, 47 of those are full page paintings of scenes and buildings on the island, measuring 14.75 inches by 12 inches approx., there is an inscription on the first page that reads, "This book was given to George Abbott by his old Friend Hamlet Watling in 1898", with the paintings signed "H. Watling", the book has a few pages that have been filled with ephemera, engravings and Newspaper clippings, a map of the island which has some loss &c, the rest with the paintings with various scenes of Peel Castle, The ruined Cathedral, The Round Tower, Tomb of Lord Bishop of Sodor, Corrin's Monument, Runic Stones at Kirk Braddan, a Manx Cat, Sally Port, Castle Rushden Castletown, Fenella, Bradda Head Port Erin, a Treen Chapel, Rushden Abbey, Moores Tower, Sugar Loaf Rock, Calf of Man, Celtic Crosses, and Inscribed Stones, Runic Crosses, The Cloven Stones, Glen Maye Waterfall, and the road to the Waterfall, St. Trinian's Church, The Manx Tynwald Hill called Cronk-y-Keillown, Glen Helen Waterfall, Ballaugh Church, Kirk Michael Runic Monument, a Manx Cottage, Niarbyl Point, Rhenass Waterfall, obn the beach at Glen Maye, and more. All the paintings are captioned, some with more lengthy descriptions, also features a small vignette painting to the front cover, , the covers are generally rubbed and lacks the spine covering, though boards still holding, contents in good general condition. a very nice manuscript record of a visit to the Isle of Man in 1887 by the well-known Victorian antiquary Hamlet Watling

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        Historia General de España desde los tiempos primitivos hasta la muerte de Fernando VII

      Montaner y Simon, Barcelona 1887 - 1887-1890. 25 tomos encuadernación editorial, lomo piel y planos en tela con estampaciones, cortes dorados, en buen estado general con algunos leves roces y leve pérdida de las letras del lomo, formato 4º menor. I: frontis, CXIX-259 p. 24 láminas; II: 402 p. 14 láminas; III: 396 p. 20 lámina blanco y negro y color; IV: 395 p. 385 p. 17 láminas; V: 369 p. 23 láminas, VI: 387 p. 19 láminas; VII: 385 p. 19 láminas; VIII: 386 p. 21 láminas; IX: 395 p. 18 láminas; X: 385 p. 16 láminas; XI: 387 p. 19 láminas; XII: 396 p. 18 láminas; XIII: 396 p. 16 láminas; XIV: 395 p.12 láminas; XV: 410 p. 13 láminas; XVI: 450 p. 9 láminas; XVII: 475 p. 6 láminas; XVIII: 457 p. 8 láminas; XIX: 452 p. 2 láminas; XX: 388 p. XXIV; XXI: 351 p. 6 mapas; XXII: 441 p. 4 láminas; XXIII: 393 p. 5 láminas; XXIV: 412 p. 9 láminas; XXV: 439 p. 3 láminas. Con algunas leves marcas de óxido en algunsa páginas. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. Wiesbaden, 21. IX. 1887.

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

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        Carpenter's Folly Vol 1, No. 1 Flat Earth Society Only Existing Copy

      Self-published, Baltimore, MD 1887 - Baltimore, MD: Self-published, 1887 Carpenter, William. Carpenter's Folly Vol 1, No. 1 The Flat Earth Society. Baltimore, MD: Self-published, 1887. 1st Edition. 6" x 9". Pamphlet. 8 pp. Only known surviving copy of first issue of William Carpenter's Flat Earth movement newsletterpublished in 1887 William Carpenter, (1830 - 1896) a printer originally from Greenwich, England, was America's leading proponant of the Flat Earth theory. Hepublished "Theoretical Astronomy Examined and Exposed - Proving the Earth not a Globe" in 1864 under the name Common Sense. He later emigrated to Baltimore where he published "A Hundred Proofs the Earth is not a Globe" in 1885. Carpenter was a desciple of the English writer, Samuel Rowbotham,(1816-1885), who produced a pamphlet, with Carpenter's assistance, called Zetetic Astronomy in 1849 arguing again for a Flat Earth. He also published "Carpenter's Folly" of which only a few, possibly just two, issues were printed in 1887. Pages age-discolored, edges lightly chipped. $850.00 . 1st Edition. Pamphlet. 6" x 9". Pamphlet. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Vida de Porfirio Díaz. Reseña histórica y social del pasado y presente de México

      The history Company, publicadores. La Compañía Historia de México, México 1887 - Idioma español. Encuadernación de tapa dura, en plena tela, de la editorial. Cantos dorados. Algunas faltas en la cubierta. Ilustrado. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kern des Bybels.The Hague, Antony de Groot and sons, 1750. 128mo (binding 4.5 x 3.0 x 1.0 cm). With text printed in gold, title-page printed in gold, red and black with woodcut device, woodcut frontispiece, 6 full-page (3.3 x 1.6 mm!) woodcut illustrations, and headpieces built up from fleurons. The drop-titles of the five chapters and the appendix are printed in red, as is the fleuron used as a tailpiece at the end of each. Contemporary richly gold-tooled black morocco by the so-called first "stadhouderlijke" bindery, gilt edges.

      Adomeit, Thumb bibles C15; Poortman I, p. 248; for the bindery & tools: Storm van Leeuwen, Haagse boekband, pp. 55-73; Storm van Leeuwen, Dutch decorated dookbinding IIA, pp. 67-101. First edition (deluxe issue, with the text printed in gold) of one of the smallest Bibles of its time. It gives an abbreviated version of the Old and New Testament, followed by an appendix with "Godtvrugtige overdenkingen" (devout contemplations). The frontispiece shows St. Jerome, the next five woodcuts show biblical scenes (one preceding each of the five chapters) and that before the appendix shows a man praying. The present copy is beautifully bound by "the most important bindery working in the eighteenth-century Netherlands", called the stadhouderlijke bindery because of the work it executed for the Dutch heads of state Willem IV and Willem V, Princes of Orange. The centrepiece on the present binding is their lovely three acorn stamp.With the tiny bookplate of the well-known art and book collector Hannah D. Rabinowitz, widow of Louis Mayer Rabinowitz (1887-1957), a notable collector himself. Lacking the opening flyleaf, one quire nearly detached and a tiny smudge in the gutter margin of the last page, otherwise in very good condition. Binding with three tiny wormholes, but otherwise also very good.

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        L'Orchidophile:Journal des Amateurs d'Orchidees. Three bound volumes for 1885, 1886 and 1887

      Argenteuil: Chez l'Editeur [Godefroy Lebeuf], 1887. Hardcover. Very Good. 1885: 12 color plates (1 double-page) plus a photo, 4 black and white plates (Planche I-IV), and a few other black & white illustrations (4 full-page and 1 double-page), 392p. plus Table des Matieres (VIp.) at end. 1886: 13 color plates (3 double-page) and a few black & white illustrations (5 full-page, 2 double-page and 1 folding), 400p. plus Table des Matieres (IVp.) at end. 1887: 12 color plates (3 double-page), `1 photo, and a few black & white illustrations (5 full-page), 384p. plus Table des Matieres (IVp.) at end. contemporary dark blue cloth backed in black, gilt-stamped leather. 25cm. Scattered and sometimes significant foxing and browning on text and plates. Laid in glassine interleaving still present for almost all plates. French text.

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      , 1887. 1887. ROGERS, Samuel. RECOLLECTIONS OF THE TABLE-TALK OF SAMUEL ROGERS TO WHICH IS ADDED PORSONIA. Edited by Rev. Alexander Dyce. Three Volumes. Newsouthgate, 1887. Tall 8vos., red levant full-morocco leather, with all covers & spines stamped in gilt, with gilt-tooled interior borders; top edges gilt. Binding by Riviere. Large Paper Copy, extended to three volumes by the insertion of 228 finely engraved portraits (including many India proofs) of celebrated persons and views mentioned in the text. Also with eleven autograph letters, signature, etc. tipped-in throughout the three volumes, including the Author, Robert Peel, Prof. J. Wilson, W.S. Rose, J.W. Croker, Lord Brougham, Lord Grenville, Sir William Hamilton and others. An amazing and entertaining Reminiscences and Anecdotes of all that was best in Literary and Artistic coteries of the last half of the Eighteenth Century and the first half of the Nineteenth Century. Very Good (contents clean & tight; some minor evidence of bookplate removed from the front pastedown in each volume; little rubbing edges of bindings). A unique and unusual set!! $1,500.00.

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        Le musée élégant. Collection historique et artistique. 8 Volumes (complet). Les Galeries publiques de l?Europe: tome I - Rome, tome II - Italie, tome III - Florence. La Russie historique, monumentale et pittoresque: tome IV - tome V. Les Reines du Monde: tome VI. La Révolution française: tome VII - tome VIII.

      Th. de Lamote Saint-Martin, Paris, 1887 - planches en n/b, xylographies, collection historique et artistique par nos plus célèbres écrivains: Jules Janin - Arsène Houssaye - Jules Simon - Paul Mantz - De Lescure - De La Fizelière - Armengaud - A. Pichot - Poujoulat - C. Caraguel - Ed. Texier - P. Artamof - Babou - Victor Chaynel - Desnoireterres - De Précy - Stendhal. Et nos principaux artistes: Catenacci - Allongé - Daubigny - Flameng - Rousseau - Freemen - De Bar - Foulquier - Rambert - Fellmann - Lienard - Riou - De La Charlerie - Pelcoq.Reliure demi-chagrin à coins de l?époque. Plats papier marbré. Titre, tomaison et filet dorés au dos à nerfs. Tranche supérieure dorée. Belle reliure, hormis cuir froté par endroits. Inscriptions manuscrites sur les hauts des pages de faux-titres, autrement intérieur en très bon état.

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        Maps to Accompany the Military History of the Campaign of 1882 in Egypt.

      London : printed by Dangerfield for H.M.S.O. 1887 - 10 maps, plans, and sketches held in original slipcase. Includes small card that notes the maps. Slipcase bound in red cloth. Gilt lettering to one side of slipcase. Green silk ribbon, faded to ends. Shelfwear. Bending to both sides of slipcase. All maps present. Slight tanning to edges with minimal tears to fold. The Anglo-Egyptian War occurred in 1882 between Egyptian and Sudanese forces under Ahmed Urabi and the United Kingdom. It ended a nationalist uprising against the khedive Tewfik Pasha and vastly expanded British influence over the country, at the expense of the French. The uprising began in 1878, when an Egyptian army officer, Ahmed Urabi or Arabi Pasha, mutinied and initiated a coup against Tewfik Pasha, the Khedive of Egypt and Sudan, because of grievances over disparities in pay between Egyptians and Europeans, as well as other concerns. The war was short, resulting in only the Bombardment of Alexandria, Battle of Kafr-el-Dawwar, and the Battle of Tel el-Kebir. Several British military innovations where started during this conflict such as use of railroads, the telegraph and Army Post Office Corps, the forerunners of the Royal Engineers. British troops then occupied Egypt until the Anglo?Egyptian Treaty of 1922 and Anglo-Egyptian treaty of 1936, giving gradual control back to the government of Egypt. Hopkins argues that Britain continued its occupation of Egypt after 1882 in order to guarantee British investments, "Britain had important interests to defend in Egypt and she was prepared to withdraw only if conditions guaranteeing the security of those interests were met - and they never were" (Hopkins, A. G. (July 1986). "The Victorians and Africa: A Reconsideration of the Occupation of Egypt, 1882". The Journal of African History 27) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Propos d'exil

      First edition, one of 30 numbered copies on Hollande.Tiny lacks to covers, two small stains to lower cover, extended edges preserved. Calmann-Lévy Paris 1887 15x20cm broché

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        Mappe mit 40 original Radierungen

      Angebotene Mappe stammt aus dem Frühwerk des Künstlers Adolf Gebhard. geboren in Wuppertal/Ronsdorf 1887 gestorben 1974 Balesfeld/Eifel. Studium an der Kunstgewerbeschule in Wuppertal-Elberfeld und an der Akademie Düsseldorf. Landschafts-, Architektur-, Figuren-, Tiermaler und Radierer. U.a. vertreten im von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal. Die Mappe enthält 40 meist DIN A3 große Radierungen. Dabei handelt es sich um Rheinlandschaften, Architekturbilder, Portraits und Neujahrskartenmotive. Bei Interesse übersende ich gerne weitere Bilder per mail.

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        Nouvelle description geologique et paleontologique de la colline de Lemenc. Atlas.

      Chambery, 1887 - 14 Tafeln Äußerst seltener geologischer Atlas (Tafeln apart) in altersgemäß GUTEM Zustand. Ehem. Bibliotheksex. mit Stempel und Signatur. Bibliothekseinband, berieben und bestoßen, Bindung fest, Seiten alterstypisch nachgedunkelt, Text und Illustrationen sauber. -- Very rare geological and paleontological atlas (plates only) in still GOOD condition. Book cover rubbed and bumped, binding tight, pages darkened, plates otherwise clean. atx mbx Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 530 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kaptein Jacobsens Reiser Til Nordamerikas Nordvestkyst 1881-83. Efter Hans Egne Optegnelser Udarbeidt Af A. Woldt. Oversat Fra Tysk Ved J. Utheim. Med et Anhang: Ordpr߶er Fra Alaska-Eskimoernes Sprog Af H. Rink.

      Kristiania [Oslo]: Alb. Cammermeyer, 1887. Undetermined. very good. 1st Norwegian edition. 80, 3 maps; 81-160; 161-2400; 2 plates, xxxviii, [2], 241-329pp. Small quarto. In 4 parts, each with printed wrapper, as issued. All parts housed in a blue cloth folder, elaborately stamped with borders in gilt and black to spine and front board. Titles in gilt to both. Folder lightly rubbed along shoulders of spine. Edges of parts untrimmed. Some light chipping to edges of parts 1-3. Fourth part split down the middle with the rear wrapper detached. Contemporary ownership signature to front wrapper of all parts, else internally clean with illustrations throughout. Front wrappers printed with title and illustration of a native family; rear wrappers with advertisement to subscribe to the book. Title page and index found in 4th part. A fantastic, completely unsophisticated copy in original parts of this scarce title. With an appendix of a short dictionary of Eskimos languages of Greenland, North Alaska and South Alaska. very good Arctic Biblio. 7956. Tourville 2315. Smith 5093. The Norwegian-language account of Jacobsen's expedition to the Northwest United States, British Columbia and Alaska to collect ethnographic specimens from the Indian and Inuit groups he encountered. Many of the items Jacobsen collected formed the core of the Field Museum ethnology collection. This first Norwegian edition is much scarcer than the German edition, and we have yet to see a copy in the original parts. Although Jacobsen himself was Norwegian, the expedition was sponsored by the Berlin Museum FÆ' VÚ¬kerkunde. 1887

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        Fürst Alexander von Bulgarien. Mittheilungen aus seinem Leben und seiner Regierung nach persönlichen Erinnerungen

      Darmstadt Bergsträßer Verlag 1887 aufgeposterter Lederband der Zeit mit rundum Goldschnitt, 8°, 4 Bl., 282 Seiten mit einigen Abbildungen; Zustand: gut MIT EIGENHÄNDIGER WIDMUNG UND SIGNATUR VON Johanna Gräfin von Hartenau geb. Loisinger Witwe des Fürsten Alexander von BulgarienVersand D: 9,00 EUR Widmungsexemplar Fürst Alexander von Bulgarien Johanna Gräfin von Hartenau geb. Loisinger Witwe des Fürsten Alexander von Bulgarien

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      New York:: D. Appleton & Co.,. 1887.. First American edition of Haggard's first novel. There were four U.S. printings of this book in 1887: by Appleton, Harper, Lovell and Munro. Priority unknown. The Appleton edition was also published in two volumes in wraps. This may be a rebound copy although it also may be a publisher's one-volume edition. It has only one title page. There are 8 pages of ads in back. Red cloth spine lettered and ruled in gold; black marbled paper boards. Boards lightly scratched and worn at edges, spine has few tiny tears to ends, otherwise about very good. .

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        Kurt Schwitters Catalogue raisonné Band 1 1905-1922 / Kurt Schwitters Catalogue raisonne Volume 1 1905-1922 [Gebundene Ausgabe] Karin Orchard (Autor), Isabel Schulz (Autor) Sprengel Museum Hannover No

      Kurt Schwitters, geboren 1887, besuchte nach einjähriger Kunstgewerbeschule 1909 - 1914 die Kunstakademie Dresden. Nach der Rückkehr in die Heimatstadt 1915 heiratete er Helma Fischer. 1918/19 Studium an der TU Hannover. 1918 stellt Kurt Merz Schwitters seine ersten Merzbilder aus und veröffentlicht seine ersten Gedichte. Nach der Begegnung mit Hans Arp nimmt er Kontakt zu allen Avantgarde-Gruppen auf, führt auf Vortragsreisen und in Ausstellungen regelrechte Dada-Feldzüge und gibt von 1923 - 1932 die dadaistische Zeitschrift Merz heraus. 1933 wird sein Schaffen als entartete Kunst verboten. 1937 flieht Schwitters vor der Gestapo nach Norwegen, 1940 nach England, wo er am 8. Januar 1948 in Ambleside/Westmoreland verstarb. Obwohl Kurt Schwitters zu den bedeutendsten Künstlern der internationalen Moderne zählt, ist sein vielseitiges bildnerisches Oeuvre nur partiell erschlossen. Erstmalig wird nun in einem dreibändigen Werkverzeichnis sein Gesamtschaffen dokumentiert und gewürdigt. Nach weltweiten Recherchen und der vollständigen Aufarbeitung des künstlerischen Nachlasses, können jetzt rund 3600 Werke aus dem Zeitraum von 1905 bis 1948 vorgestellt werden, darunter zahlreiche bislang unveröffentlichte Bilder und Zeichnungen. Schwitters' Arbeiten werden chronologisch und innerhalb eines Jahres nach Gattungen geordnet. Jedes Werk wird schwarzweiß abgebildet, verschollene und zerstörte Arbeiten dokumentiert. Darüber hinaus werden pro Band 150 repräsentative Werke ganzseitig in Farbe präsentiert. Der erste Band enthält eine ausführliche, illustrierte Biografie des Künstlers und versammelt die frühen und weniger bekannten Arbeiten aus den Jahren vor dem Ersten Weltkrieg sowie die Merzkunstwerke bis 1922. Kurt Schwitters was one of the most influential, groundbreaking, and forward-looking artists of international Modernism-yet only certain areas of his immensely diverse oeuvre have been thoroughly investigated and catalogued. His has now been properly and fully documented for the first time, in a landmark three-volume catalogue raisonn, which is particularly notable for bringing to light many of Schwitters' previously unpublished pictorial work, including collages, drawings, and paintings. This first volume covers the artist's early years, with little-known works form the period prior to World War I, as well as the earliest MERZ pieces he created between 1918 and 1922. Schwitters' works are here organized chronologically and, within years, according to genre, and the book also features a detailed illustrated biography of the artist 997 Abb., 104 farb. Sprache englisch deutsch Musik Theater Kunstgeschichte Kunststile Literatur Bildende Kunst Schwitters, Kurt Werkverzeichnis ISBN-10 3-7757-0926-6 / 3775709266 ISBN-13 978-3-7757-0926-2 / 9783775709262 Catalogue raisonné Band 1 1905-1922 [Gebundene Ausgabe] Karin Orchard (Autor), Isabel Schulz (Autor) Sprengel Museum Hannover Künstlermonographien Artist's Monographs Orchard, K. u. Schulz, I. - Kurt Schwitters catalogue raisonne Ostfildern-Ruit 2000-06. 4to. Orig.-Leinenbd. - Der komplette Werkkatalog umfaßt und dokumentiert erstmals das 3600 Arbeiten umfassende bildnerische Oeuvre von Kurt Schwitters. - Künstler - Schwitters Kunstgeschichte Kunststile Literatur Bildende Kunst Schwitters, Kurt Werkverzeichnis Merzkunstwerke Kunstakademie Dresden Theater

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        Jagden und Beobachtungen von Kronprinz Erzherzog Rudolf

      Wien Künast Verlag 1887 original Halblederband mit rundum Rotschnitt, 8°, [VIII], 689 Seiten mit Frontispiz, Gelenke mit Leinen unterfüttert, Zustand: solides ExemplarVersand D: 9,00 EUR Jagd

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