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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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        RECOLLECTIONS TABLE-TALK SAMUEL ROGERS WITH PORSONIANA: THREE VOLUMES

      , 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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        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

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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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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        DAWN.

      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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        RECOLLECTIONS TABLE-TALK SAMUEL ROGERS WITH PORSONIANA: THREE VOLUMES

      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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        Histoire des oeuvres de Théophile Gautier / par le vicomte de Spoelberch de Lovenjoul (Charles de Lovenjoul) ; avec quatre portraits et deux autographes

      Paris : G. Charpentier 1887 - Near fine copy in the original stiff-card wrappers; edges very slightly dust-dulled and toned. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Provenance; from the personal library of Professor Lloyd Austin, University of Manchester. Physical description; 2 v. : 4 port. (incl. fronts.), 2 facsim. ; 25 cm. Notes; No. 14 of only 50 copies on Japanese paper. Subjects; Gautier, Théophile (1811-1872). Gautier, Théophile (1811-1872) - Bibliography. Gautier, Théophile (1811-1872) - Criticism and interpretation. French literature - 19th century. 1 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Der Gute Kamerad. Spemanns Illustrierte Knabenzeitung. Band 1. Erster Jahrgang. Hefte 4 - 38.

      Stuttgart: Spemann 1887 - S. 49 - S. 592. Mit zahlreichen Illustrationen. Enthält die Karl-May-Erzählung "Der Sohn des Bärenjägers" im Erstdruck sowie 4 weitere kleinere Texte von Karl May. Von den Heften 1-4 und 39 ist der Rest der Karl-May-Erzählung in Kopien auf holzhaltigem Papier mit eingebunden. //// Der Einband sieht aus wie ein originaler Verlagseinband. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1300 4°, Aufwändig illustriertes Leinen mit Gold- und Schwarzprägung, auf Vorderdeckel montiertes Bild im goldgerägten Rahmen, Schrift auf Vorderdeckel im Jugendstil. Einband berieben und dezent angeschmutzt, das Gold matt. Blätter zum Teil mit Einrissen und unterlegten größeren Einrissen, Ecke von 489-490 mit Ausriss (liegt als Kopie bei). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments; translated

      Oxford:: Printed at the University Press, 1887.. Thick large folio. 335 x 277mm. With the original full red morocco, gilt-stamped binding, elaborate gilt borders, spine in six compartments with raised bands gilt, a.e.g. The covers stamped “‘Presented by the Corporation of Liverpool to Sir James Poole, Knight, Mayor, 1886-1887.” A stunning binding. With a superb split-double (two-way) fore-edge painting depicting two biblical scenes of Noah's Ark and the Flight into Egypt. The size of the book allows for a natural reason to paint half the fanned leaves facing right and the other half facing left. This is the finest piece I have ever seen from Don Noble. Sold at Christie's-Los Angeles in 2002, lot 108.

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        Le théâtre contemporain

      first edition for which it was not taken from large papers. Half-hearted binder Chocolate brown, back with five nerves set with golden threads, marbled paper plates, paper guards and counter tops, speckled slices, Contemporary binding. autograph dedication of the author autograph signed by Jules Barbey D'aurevilly to Charlotte Amélie de Musset, little sister of Alfred de Musset. Rare foxing. L. Frinzine Paris 1887 11,5x19cm relié

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        THE PENNSYLVANIA ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS. MR. MUYBRIDGE REQUESTS THE PLEASURE OF YOUR COMPANY AT A RECEPTION GIVEN BY HIM TO THE SUBSCRIBERS TO HIS WORK ON "ANIMAL LOCOMOTION," FOR THE PURPOSE OF EXAMINING THE PROOF IMPRESSIONS FOR THE PLATES. WEDNESDAY, 11TH MAY, TO WEDNESDAY, 25TH MAY, DAILY, FROM 8 A.M. to 6 P.M., AND FROM 7 TO 10 P.M.

      [Philadelphia: The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 1887. Oblong card, 12.9 x 10.4 cm., printed verso only. Age-toned, else very good. The 781 plates for Eadweard Muybridge's monumental, ANIMAL LOCOMOTION: AN ELECTRO-PHOTOGRAPHIC INVESTIGATION OF CONSECUTIVE PHASES OF ANIMAL MOVEMENTS, 1872 - 1885, were completed for publication in 1887. "Specimen plates for ANIMAL LOCOMOTION were being prepared for subscribers in January 1887. By October, proof impressions had been deposited in Philadelphia, New York, Washington and Boston, where subscribers could examine them and make their selections." Haas, Robert Bartlett, MUYBRIDGE: MAN IN MOTION. 1976. p. 155. Since our invitation reads that the proofs were available for inspection in May, it may be assumed that Mr. Haas had not seen nor known of this card. A search of WorldCat fails to locate this ephemeral piece, but an online search alludes to a copy in the Muybridge collection of Kingston University, London.

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        THE BECKONING HAND AND OTHER STORIES ..

      London: Chatto and Windus, 1887.. Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi [vii-viii] [1] 2-341 [342: blank] [343: publisher's device] [344: blank] + 32-page publisher's catalogue dated "September, 1886" inserted at rear, inserted frontispiece with illustration by Townley Green, original pictorial blue cloth, front panel stamped in white, spine panel in gold, rear panel publisher's monogram stamped in blind on rear panel, top and fore-edge untrimmed, brown coated endpapers. First edition. Collection of thirteen stories, reprinted from various magazines and newspapers. The author closes his brief preface thus: "If anybody reads them and likes them, let me take this opportunity (as an unprejudiced person) of recommending to him my other volume of 'Strange Stories,' which I consider every bit as gruesome as this one." That volume, published in 1884, was the first of four collections Allen published over the next fifteen years, solidifying a reputation as, among other things, an author of weird, criminous, controversial and sensational tales. A fifth volume (TWELVE TALES, (1899) represented his own selection from them. The present collection was his second and is nearly as scarce as the first (STRANGE STORIES). The title story calls on his experience in Jamaica to help create a strong tale of voodoo. "The Third Time" is a dark story about alcoholism. "The Gold Wulfric" is a numismatic mystery. "The Two Carnegies" explores in a tragic mode the uncanny connection between identical twins. "Olga Davidoff's Husband" is set in Siberia and Kent and mixes violence and love. "John Cann's Treasure" concerns a treasure hunt based on a 17th-century manuscript written in cipher; things end badly. "The Search Party's Find" is a criminious horror tale set in the Arctic. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 19. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. Hubin (1994), p. 11. Wolff, who had a nearly complete collection of Allen's fiction, had neither this title nor a first edition of STRANGE STORIES. Slight spine lean, cloth rubbed at spine ends, corner tips and along outer joints, a couple of small rubs and spots to cloth, a very good copy. (#147992)

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        The Beckoning Hand

      Chatto & Windus, 1887. Hardcover. Acceptable. 1887. First Edition. 311 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering. Front hinge cracked, binding weak. Pages are moderately tanned and thumbed at the edges, with some creased corners and foxing. Occasional annotations to pages. Water stain to rear paste-down and endpapers. Backstrip is bubbled and a little bleached. Rear board water stained. Boards are dulled and a little marked with moderate rub wear and scuffing to surfaces and edges. Corners bumped.

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        "Magia blanca y magia prieta" - Color Woodcut Print

      Used; Like New/Used; Like New. Striking color woodcut proof for the cover of a magic book, by the great engraver known as the "Printmaker to the Mexican People." Titled "Magia blanca y magia prieta" (White magic and dark magic), the image shows a magician, an angel, a fearsome devil and many more symbols of sorcery. The name of the printer, Antonio Vanegas Arroyo, who published many of Posada's works, appears at the lower right. Printed in black, red, and brown inks. Overall toning, light ink smudging on parts of the print, slightly irregularly trimmed, with light wear and one chip to the lower edge; otherwise in fine condition for a proof. 8.75 x 6.75 inches (22.1 x 17 cm).The artist, engraver, folk illustrator, and political cartoonist José Guadalupe Posada came out of poverty to become one of Mexico's most important artists, a creative mouthpiece of the common man and an influence on later artists such as muralists Diego Rivera and José Clemente Orozco. "In 1887, he joined the Antonio Vanegas Arroyo Publishing House, doing illustrations for a wide variety of printed publications, many of which had editions in the thousands... Posada knew his intended audience well; most were poor, illiterate and enjoyed the sensational aspect of any story. Using well-known symbols, and with an uncanny journalistic sense, Posada was able to identify a hierarchy of interests for the common man: family, work, neighborhood, government, disasters, religion and the supernatural. His illustrations, which were always linked to a story, were graphic reports that read from left to right. Posada was a master of composition and chiaroscuro (dark/light) and his prints always convey a feeling of action and movement...His political drawings reveal a deep social consciousness; Posada was a moralist whose criticism was aimed at everyone, not just the obvious government officials. His personal and artistic integrity were well-known, even though he worked for much of his life in complete obscurity. He died in 1913 and was buried in a common grave." (Stanford University Library, Guide to the Jose Guadalupe Posada Prints.)

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        Histoire Des Grecs

      Paris. Librairie Hachette. 1887-1889 Bound in extravagantly ornate gilt pictorial red Morocco depicting extremely ornate gilt tooled vignettes of warriors, Gods, battles and symbolic icons to front and rear covers. Gilt tooled spine compartments embellished with vignettes of Greek icons. Raised bands. White silk moire endsheets. All edges gilded. Thick 4to. 7.0 x 10.75 New Edition. Illustrated with 14 brilliantly illuminated full page tissue-guarded chromolithographic plates and further by over 3400 gravure engravings, vignettes and 30 colour maps. A monumental work in a most impressive Hachette gilt binding - truly one of the most stunning bindings we've encountered. Sumptuously illustrated with eye-boggling, iridescent Chromolithographs, this extremely rare set is a true work of design art. Light rubbing to covers. Mild evidence of moisture to last half of Volume 3 with attendant mlid page wrinkling. Mild sporadic foxing throughout, else Very Good. A bright, crisp, breathtaking example of an exquisite Hachette Binding.

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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, 1887. First edition. Penzer, page 177. Vellum a little soiled and creased at the spine; very good copy.. 8vo, full vellum, gilt lettering. 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.

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        Old World Idylls and other verses

      Kegan Paul, Trench, London 1887 - Copy no. viii of 50 large paper copies, signed by the author; with presentation from Andrew Lang to W.I. Way. Extra-illustrated with india proof portrait inserted before the text, with a proof of Dobson's bookplate, A.L.s. and holograph poem by Dobson, holograph poem by Francis F. Browne, A.L.s. on Dobson from E.C. Stedman to F.F. Brown. 1 vols. 8vo. Superbly Bound, with Dobson A.L.S. and Poem. Large paper copy with presentation from Andrew Lang to W.I. Way. The last leaf bears a pencil note concerning the extra-illustrations, signed W. Irving Way. Way was a principal in the Chicago publishing firm of Way & Williams.Finely bound volume of Dobson's best verse, with an autograph letter, signed, from Dobson is an elaborate aesthetic hand, conveying an unpublished poem for Mr. Way, "The presentation", in two quatrains, like the letter the poem is dated 2 Jan 1889 with a note that it was a discarded introduction to Portraits in Porcelain. Bound at the end are a short poem in honor of the author of Old World Idylls, by Francis F. Browne, editor of The Dial, dated 14 Feb. 1889, and a letter from Edmund C. Stedman in New York, who thanks Browne for copies of The Dial with notices of Dobson. Stedman was a poet and critic, and co-editor of the Library of American Literature (1888-1890).A handsome binding and testimony to the transatlantic appeal of Dobson's verse in the 188os and 1890s. Provenance: Zeitlin, 1932 Full red morocco gilt, boards seme with gold points above a field of lilies, upper board with title banner, spine tooled with climbing flowers, date at foot, turn-ins elaborately gilt with similar floral motifs, morocco pastedowns, silk flyleaves, by Riviere. Book label of Estelle Doheny. Joints repaired preserving original spine. Fine Extra-illustrated with india proof portrait inserted before the text, with a proof of Dobson's bookplate, A.L.s. and holograph poem by Dobson, holograph poem by Francis F. Browne, A.L.s. on Dobson from E.C. Stedman to F.F. Brown. 1 vols. 8vo Copy no. viii of 50 large paper copies, signed by the author; with presentation from Andrew Lang to W.I. Way. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Dictionnaire généalogique des Familles Canadiennes

      Eusèbe Sénécal & fils, 1887 Eusèbe Sénécal & fils (Montréal), 1887. Couverture rigide rouge (cuirette). Accros au dos du volume V. Dos pâlis sur 6 volumes. Bon état

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        The New Testament Of Jesus Christ; With Arguments Of Books And Chapters; Annotations, And Other Helps,

      Liverpool, England: Printed and Sold By R. Ferguson. Good with no dust jacket. 1887. Hardcover. Plates; 436, [4] pages; . .. For the Better Understanding the Text, and Especially for the Discovery of Corruptions in Divers Translations: and for Clearing Up Religious Controversies of Those Times... Liverpool: Printed and sold by R. Ferguson, 1788. Sixth edition (the second in Folio) adorn'd with cuts and plates. Large quarto. Illustrated with engraved plates. Engraved title with losses, mounted to inserted leaf dated 1787. Also printed title dated 1788 although volume was sold in 1787 as affirmed by the ownership legend. 13" x 9.5", 5 pounds. Tape remains on front gutter. Penciled ownership of Sarah Anne Sherlock, Wash DC 1787. Text uniformly and moderately toned with foxing. Two leaves in back, trimmed with losses, incuding Table of Contriversies. ; 5 .

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        Observationes anatomicae

      Venice: Giovanni Battista Recurti. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, with three engraved folding plates, of Santorini's most important contribution to medical science, containing the "major discoveries for which Santorini is known eponymically" (Garrison-Morton). "This work records a number of new anatomical discoveries and corrects many errors of earlier anatomists. Santorini's skill and expertise were so outstanding that his name lives on in such anatomical structures as the accessory pancreatic ducts, risorius muscle, arytenoid cartilages, and duodenal papillae, several of which are described in this book. The text is accompanied by three folding copperplates which beautifully illustrate the musculature of the face, the pelvic musculature and genitalia of a sixteen-year-old girl with a tubal pregnacy, the external muscles of the ear, and detailed anatomy of the male genitalia and larynx" (Heirs of Hippocrates). Garrison-Morton 392; Norman 1887; Waller 8474. Venice: Giovanni Battista Recurti, 1724. Quarto, contemporary three-quarter calf over marbled boards rebacked. Some scuffing to contemporary marbled boards, very minor dampstaining to margins at rear (not affecting text); otherwise fine.

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        Corso Pratico di Calligrafia per Istituti Tecnici, Collegi, Militari, Scuole Normali, Tecniche e di Commercio

      Stab. Tipo-Litografico Ripamonti Pitigliani & C., ROMA 1887 - ITALIANO Volume in brossura, la copertina in cartoncino si presenta scurita e con macchie, visibili i bordi stanchi e gli angoli ammaccati, i tagli leggermente scuriti, le pagine con normale ingiallimento e con fioriture

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        The Friend of the Family and The Gambler

      London Vizetelly & Co 1887 - The book is bound in the distinctive publisher's blue/grey cloth, lettered and bordered in red and dark blue, the boards are somewhat rubbed and bumped with minor tears to the cloth. The text block is toned, it is quite cracked at points, nearly splitting at points, there are minor grubby marks and some writing to the earlier and later leaves, but the pages are for the most part internally clean. The first edition in English of both novels and uncommon in the original cloth. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        De gedenkwaardige en al-om beroemde voyagien der Spanjaarden na West-Indiën, namentlijk in het Zuyder- en Noorder-gedeelte van het eertijds onbekende America ... Alles onlangs uyt het Spaans in 't Nederlands getrouwelijk vertaalt ... Het tweede stuk.Leiden, Pieter van der Aa, [ca. 1711]. Second volume (of 2). 1mo. With engraved title-page, 14 engraved maps (7 leaves with 2 maps each), and 41 engravings in text. Contemporary blind-tooled vellum, boards with a large blind-tooled centrepiece with the initials H.B.

      Muller, America 1887 & 1888; Tiele, Bibl. 7 (noting copies printed on large paper); STCN (5 copies); cf. Sabin 3, note; for Van der Aa: P.G. Hoftijzer, Pieter van der Aa (1659-1733), Leids drukker en boekverkoper (1999). Large paper copy of the second volume of the so-called "folio-edition" of a collection of accounts of the voyages undertaken by the Spaniards to the West Indies and America. The voyages are arranged chronologically, including the glorious voyages and expeditions of the renowned Hernando Cortes to New Spain and Mexico in 1518 and the following years, journeys by land and sea, to the main coast of Chiribichi, the strait of Magellan, Cubagua, Chicora and New Spain in 1520 by Alonso de Ojeda, by Hernando Magallanes through the straits discovered by him, voyages in the West Indies in 1523 and the following years of Francisco de Garay from Jamaica to Panuco, of Pedro de Alvarado from Mexico to Guatemala and of Diego de Godoy from Mexico for the exploration and pacification of various provinces. This volume also includes the daring voyage of Sebastian Cabot with three ships undertaken for the Moluccas, and through much misfortune and ignorance miscarried to the Rio de la Plata. Included in the latter is the voyage of Diego de Garcia, for further discoveries along the coast of America in the year 1526.While all copies seem to be described as "folio" the present copy is in fact a 1mo (full-sheet leaves), except for some title-pages and preliminary matter. Since copies were available on normal paper (80 guilders) and on large paper (100 guilders; Hoftijzer, p. 43), it seems very likely the present set is the large paper issue. With armorial bookplate. Some leaves somewhat browned and an occasional marginal waterstain. In very good condition. Binding slightly rubbed and soiled.

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        Nos Enfants. Scènes de la Ville et des Champs. Illustrations de M. B. de Monvel.

      - Paris, Librairie Hachette et Cie (gr. Guillaume, impr. A. Lahure), 1887. In-4, (4)-49-(3) pp., cartonnage éditeur illustré, dos et coins percaline, sous chemise et étui (couverture : un peu frottée, mouillures au plat inférieur ; rousseurs, quelques pages décousues). Illustré de 23 hors-texte en couleurs et de vignettes en noir dans le texte. L'EXEMPLAIRE offert par Boutet de Monvel à son frère Adolphe, ENVOI autographe signé : "Au frère Adolphe, hommage du frère Maurice". * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). *** Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *** Langue : Français

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        La novela de Urbesierva (narraciones)

      Imprenta Popular, a cargo de Tomás Rey, Plaza del Dos de Mayo, 4, Madrid. 1887 - 206 pp. 15 x 17,50 cm. Encuadernado por Marazuela (Costanilla de los Ángeles, 4, Madrid). Obra completa. "José Francos Rodríguez (Madrid, 5 de abril de 1862-Madrid, 13 de julio de 1931) fue un periodista, escritor, médico y político español, alcalde de Madrid y ministro de Instrucción Pública y Bellas Artes y de Gracia y Justicia durante el reinado de Alfonso XIII. (. . .) Médico, masón, amigo del periodista y escritor asesinado Antonio Rodríguez García-Vao, con quien compuso algunas obras teatrales, afiliado al partido demócrata, fue diputado por primera vez por este partido en 1898 representando a Coamo (Puerto Rico), y, sucesivamente, a Almansa y Alicante, hasta mayo de 1923, en que fue nombrado senador vitalicio.1 Se distinguió como periodista v fue director del Heraldo de Madrid. Como periodista adoptó el seudónimo de Juan Palomo. Fue colaborador de ABC, donde publicó la serie "Memorias de un gacetillero", y director de La Justicia (1894) y El Globo (1896-1902). Célebre por su oratoria, fue alcalde de Madrid en dos ocasiones, la primera entre el 10 de febrero de 1910 y el 16 de marzo de 1912 y la segunda entre el 17 de junio de 1917 y el 30 de abril de 1918,2 y dio nombre a una calle de dicha capital." (Fuente: Wikipedia) El coste y condiciones de envío de ejemplares de la Biblioteca Anticuaria se han considerado para destinos de la España peninsular: los libros se envían certificados y asegurados. Para otros destinos, consulten con la librería. [Attributes: First Edition; 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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        Histoire physique, naturelle et politique de Madagascar. Volume XXII. Histoire naturelle des coléoptères. Tome II. - Atlas.

      Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, 1887. Folio (31.2 x 23.4 cm). Half title, title page; 54 finely hand-coloured, tissue-guarded plates. Slightly later red leather-patterned cloth. Gilt title on the spine.l The excessively rare hand-coloured edition of the Coleoptera atlas of Alfred Grandidier's famous and rare "Histoire physique, naturelle et politique de Madagascar". The total print run of each part was a mere 150 copies, and most insect volumes were sold with tinted plates. Very few copies were hand-coloured, and only this coloured edition truly shows the splendid variation in colour and colour-pattern of the beetle fauna of Madagascar. Some faint spotting and very weak toning to a few leaves. A very good, clean copy. Horn-Schenkling II(4), p. 191.

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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. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Los fósiles terciarios i cuartarios de Chile.

      Santiago de Chile, Gobierno de Chile, 1887. Large 4to (31.3 x 26.4 cm). 256 pp., 58 fine lithographic plates. Publisher's (?) embossed cloth, boards with rich gilt-ornamented borders and title. Spine with five raised bands, compartmens with gilt vignettes and title. Inner dentelles. Endpapers with floral pattern, all edges marbled.l Rare first, Spanish, publication of the Tertiary and Quaternary fossils of Chile. Nearly all plates show molluscs, of which many are described and illustrated here for the first time. Rudolph Amadeus "Rudolfo Amando" Philippi (1808-1904) was a prominent German malacologist and ornithologist who emigrated to Chile and continued his zoological researched there. He is the author of many important publications in malacology and conchology. Board margins rubbed, spine sunned. Some light soiling and thumbing to a few plate margins, but mostly clean. Nissen ZBI 3157 (for the German translation).

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        Specimens of Ancient Sculpture and Painting - The Ancient Architecture of England

      London: Henry G. Bohn, 1887. Later editions. Lettering-pieces lacking, dried and chipped; a few short tears at edges. Together two volumes, folio. Sculpture: 119 plates including two frontispieces and two titles, of which 35 in color, one folding and one double-page. Architecture: 109 plates including frontispiece and two titles. Contemporary red half morocco, marbled boards. An internally clean and fresh set of Carter's celebrated survey of anciient sculpture, painting, and architecture of England.

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        Shiitake seizo hitoriannai [trans.: Textbook of Cultivating Shiitake Mushrooms]

      Eight woodcut illus. in the text. 25 folding leaves. 8vo, orig. patterned wrappers, orig. block-printed label on upper cover, new stitching. Mishima, Shizuoka Prefecture: Bunseido, 1887. First edition and quite rare. Umebara (1843-1911), was the founding father of agricultural development in the Izu Peninsula in the Shizuoka Prefecture in the early Meiji Period. This book, the earliest on the subject, is concerned with the cultivation of shiitake mushrooms, which, when dried, became an important export crop. Domestic and export demand far exceeded the quantity of mushrooms found naturally so the Japanese began to fell shii-noki and oaks. The backs of these logs were then scarred with a sharp knife, laid on the ground, and remained there for upwards of three years, after which they were stacked in rows in a shady area where they became covered in shiitake mushrooms. The quite handsome woodcuts depict the felled logs, the scarring marks, the process of drying and then soaking the logs in ponds, and then the stacking of the logs, waiting for the spores to develop. The final woodcuts depict the drying processes of the harvested mushrooms (under the sun or placed next to a fire). This is Umebara's first publication. Fine copy.

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        The British Pleistocene Mammalia. Part VI. British Pleistocene Cervidae.

      London, Palaeontographical Society 1887.. Quart. Broschur. 29 (+1) S., mit 7 Tafeln mit jeweils einem Blatt Erläuterungen. Etwas bestoßen, stellenweise etwas braunfleckig, insgesamt aber ordentlich. Aus der Bibliothek des Wiener Paläontologen Helmuth Zapfe (1913-1996) und mit dessen Bibliotheksstempel auf dem Vorderdeckel.

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        Specimens of Ancient Sculpture and Painting - The Ancient Architecture of England

      London: Henry G. Bohn, 1887. Together two volumes, folio. Sculpture: 119 plates including two frontispieces and two titles, of which 35 in color, one folding and one double-page. Architecture: 109 plates including frontispiece and two titles. Contemporary red half morocco, marbled boards. An internally clean and fresh set of Carter's celebrated survey of anciient sculpture, painting, and architecture of England. Lettering-pieces lacking, dried and chipped; a few short tears at edges.

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        Pardubitzer Skizzen. 12 Blätter Ihrer Durchlaucht der Frau Fürstin Kinsky, geb. Prinzessin Liechtenstein ehrfurchtsvoll gewidmet von Philipp Graf Sternberg

      Wien: Buchhandlung für Sport von Friedrich Beck [1887] - HLWd. mit LWd.-Ecken, gemusterte Vorsätze, 12 chromolithographierte Blätter+Titelblatt, quer 48 x 36 cm, von außen angeschmutzt, fleckig, Ränder etwas berieben, untere Seitenecke mit leichtem alten Wasserfleck und Fingerflecken, hinteres fliegendes Blatt mit Bleistiftskizze, Blätter altersgemäß leicht gebräunt, insgesamt noch guter Zustand, selten! Book Language/s: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dictionnaire de Pédagogie et d'Instruction Primaire (4 Tomes - Complet) Ière Partie : Tomes I et II ; IIe Partie : Tomes I et II [ Edition originale ]

      4 vol. petit et fort in-4 reliure pleine percaline verte éditeur, Librairie Hachette et Cie, Paris, 1887, 3099 et 2491 pp. Rare exemplaire bien complet du célèbre dictionnaire pédagogique élaboré sous la direction de Ferdinand Buisson. Bon ensemble (traces d'humidité en plats, très bon état par ailleurs). Français

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        Hymne. 1960. [Signierte Original-Farblithografie / original colored lithograph].

       Max Ackermann, geboren 1887 in Berlin, gestorben 1975 in Unterlengenhardt. Nummer 47 von 100 nummerierten Original-Farblithografien auf Büttenpapier. Von Max Ackermann datiert und signiert. Maße Blatt: 70,5 x 51,5 cm. Maße Platte / Abbildung: 49,0 x 31,0 cm. Blatt im ehemaligen Passepartoutbereich minimal gedunkelt, 3 kleine Nadellöcher an den Ecken, ansonsten sehr gutes Exemplar. Number 47 of 100 original numbered colored lithographs on hand made paper, signed and dated by Max Ackermann. Measure sheet: 70,5 x 51,5 cm. Measure plate / image: 49,0 x 31,0 cm. Sheet inside former passepartout area lightly darkened, 3 pin holes at the corners, otherwise nearly fine condition. Versand D: 4,90 EUR Original-Lithografie / Original-Lithographie / original lithograph; Signatur, signiert / signature, signed copy

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        Histoire physique, naturelle et politique de Madagascar. Volume XXII. Histoire naturelle des coléoptères. Tome II. - Atlas.

      - Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, 1887. Folio (31.2 x 23.4 cm). Half title, title page; 54 finely hand-coloured, tissue-guarded plates. Slightly later red leather-patterned cloth. Gilt title on the spine.l The excessively rare hand-coloured edition of the Coleoptera atlas of Alfred Grandidier's famous and rare "Histoire physique, naturelle et politique de Madagascar". The total print run of each part was a mere 150 copies, and most insect volumes were sold with tinted plates. Very few copies were hand-coloured, and only this coloured edition truly shows the splendid variation in colour and colour-pattern of the beetle fauna of Madagascar. Some faint spotting and very weak toning to a few leaves. A very good, clean copy. Horn-Schenkling II(4), p. 191. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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