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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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Schierenberg]
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        Specimens of Ancient Sculpture and Painting - The Ancient Architecture of England

      Henry G. Bohn, London 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 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Goethes Werke, herausgegeben im Auftrage der Großherzogin Sophie von Sachsen * H A L B L E D E R - V O R Z U G S A U S G A B E vollständig in 143 Bänden

      Weimar, Verlag von Hermann Böhlau, 1887-1919. Vollständige Ausgabe im Original-Verlags-Handeinband der Zeit: 133 in 143 Bänden, dunkelbraunes und schwarzes Halbleder / HLdr im Format 14,4 x 21 cm mit dekoriertem Rückentitel in Goldprägung, Lederecken, Buntpapier-Bezug der Deckel, Gewebe-Innenfälze, Vorsätze aus ebensolchem Marmorpapier (gelatiniert, dh. glänzend) und Ganzmarmorschnitt, jeweils mit Aufkleber \"Max Lüttich Hofbuchbinder Weimar\". - \"Warum handgebunden? - Die wesentlichsten Vorzüge des guten Handbandes sind: die einzelnen Druckbögen werden mit der Hand nach dem Schriftspiegel gefalzt. Die Bogenränder werden dadurch zwar ungleich, aber das Satzbild steht gerade. Um infolge der ungleichen Ränder ein späteres zu starkes Beschneiden mit der Maschine zu vermeiden, werden die Bogen einzeln, vorne und unten, mit der Pappschere auf ein Mittelmaß rauh beschnitten. Dadurch wird der Druckrand weitestgehend geschont. Als erste und letzte Lage wird dem Buche zum Schutze eine leere Papierlage hinzugefügt, welche mit einem feinen Leinen- oder echten Japanpapierfalz versehen ist. Als Einbandmaterial kommen sumachgares, lichtechtes Saffian, Kalbleder, vereinzelt auch Rindsleder, ferner naturelles und weißes Schweinsleder sowie Kalbspergament zur Verwendung. Ein mit der Hand hergestelltes, dazupassendes Überzugpapier sowie Handvergoldung oder Blinddruck am Rücken ergänzen das Werk nach außen. Ein solcher Einband entspricht allen Anforderungen, die an einen Gebrauchsband gestellt werden können.\" Aus einem alten Prospekt von Richard Hönn, ehemals Handbinderei des Verlages Albert Langen, Werkstatt für feine Buchbinder- und Lederarbeiten in München, Dienerstrasse 14. - Halblederband, Halblederausgabe, Goethe-Gesamtausgabe, Weimarer Ausgabe,Sophienausgabe, Monumentalausgabe, deutsche Literatur im 18./ 19. Jahrhundert, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. - Halbleder-Vorzugsausgabe in überwiegend sehr guter Erhaltung (4 Bände mit kleinen Mängeln, sonst sehr gut) Versand D: 5,90 EUR Halblederband, Halblederausgabe, Goethe-Gesamtausgabe, Weimarer Ausgabe,Sophienausgabe, Monumentalausgabe, deutsche Literatur im 18./ 19. Jahrhundert, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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        "BESS." A COMPANION TO "JESS." By the Author of "King Solomon's Wives," "King Solomon's Treasures," "He," "It," etc., etc. ..

      New York: Norman L. Munro, Publisher, 24 and 26 Vandewater St., 1887.. Octavo, pp. [1-3] 4-234 [235-240: ads], original pictorial white wrappers printed in gray green, orange and black. First edition, first printing with list of Munro's Library ending with this book. Issued as "Munro's Library, Double Number," volume 50, number 739, July 5, 1887. A parody of Haggard's JESS. Weak shop girl romance; not science fiction or fantasy. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 240. The Stuart Teitler Collection of Lost Race Fiction, p. 64. Bleiler (1978), p. 60. Not in Reginald (1979; 1991). Whatmore PL12. Cover chipped at spine ends and lower fore-edge of front cover, some dust soiling to cover, text paper tanned, title leaf detached, closed split along outer front spine fold, a good copy. (#153398)

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        Zwischen Menschen, Häusern und Hunden. Lithographie auf chamoisfarbenem Vélin.

      Unten rechts in Blei signiert und datiert, unten links als ?Probedruck? bezeichnet. - Probedruck für die Mappe ?Chimären?, die acht Lithographien von Gleichmann umfaßt. Sie erschien in hundert Exemplaren als X. Mappe der Galerie Flechtheim. - An den dadaistischen George Grosz erinnernde Straßenszene. - Der im Ersten Weltkrieg verwundete Otto Gleichmann (1887-1963) wurde 1918 Mitglied der Hannoverschen Sezession, welcher auch Kurt Schwitters angehörte. Er galt als Einzelgänger des deutschen Expressionismus. Von den Nazis erhielt er Ausstellungsverbot und wurde auf der Ausstellung ?Entartete Kunst? gezeigt. - Ränder gering knickspurig, guter Zustand. - Unter Passepartout. - Vgl. Vollmer II, 257.

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        Music Manuscript Signed

      New York, 1887. unbound. 1 page, 9.5 x 7.75 inches, New York, July 6, 1887. Full-page music score -- a three-line, 13-bar fragment from Canzonetta, Opus 63 No. 1. Signed and dated "With kind regards, your friend Wm. E. Ashmall, New York July 6th '87." Small brown spot on the lower left margin; near fine. Ashmall was an American composer and organist who wrote elaborate symphonic arrangements and organ compositions that were reminiscent of Bach's fugues. This manuscript is scarce and very beautiful.

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        De doorlugtige scheeps-togten der Portugysen na Oost-Indiën, mitsgaders de voornaamste gedeeltens van Africa en de Roode-Zee met alle daar omtrent gelegene eylanden, . Alles onlangs uyt het Portugys in 't Nederlands getrouwelijk vertaalt, . Nu aldereerst dusdanig in twee stukken afgescheyden in 't ligt gebragt.Leiden, Pieter van der Aa, [ca. 1711]. 2 volumes. 1mo. With 2 engraved title-pages, engraved dedication, 22 engraved maps (2 double-page, and 20 half-page on 10 leaves), and 60 engravings in text. Contemporary blind-tooled vellum, boards with a large blind-tooled centrepiece with the initials H.B.

      - Muller, America 1887 & 1888; STCN (6 copies with both volumes); Tiele, Bibl. 6 (noting copies printed on large paper), cf. Sabin 3; for Van der Aa: P.G. Hoftijzer, Pieter van der Aa (1659-1733), Leids drukker en boekverkoper (1999). Large paper copy of the so-called "folio-edition" of the Dutch translation of Barros's accounts of 20 Portuguese voyages to the East Indies, Africa, China, the Arabian Gulf, the Red Sea and India, with many excellent maps and views. The voyages are arranged chronologically from 1419 (the discovery of Cape Non and Bojador and explorations along the African coast to the Cape of Good Hope and the neighbouring islands) to 1539. It includes Vasco da Gama's first voyage to India in 1497, Niccolo de Conti's voyages through the Islamic World, two different voyages to the East Indies by Pedro Alvarez Cabral in 1500 and Joa da Nova in 1501, voyages to the East Indies by Francisco d'Almeida, Pedro da Nhaya and Tristao da Cunha in 1505-1506, Fernando Perez de Andrade's voyage from Malacca to the Gulf of Bengal and the coast of China in 1516, the extraordinary voyages and noble exploits, by land and sea, of Diego Lopes de Sequeira for the promotion of Portuguese rule and free trade in the East Indies in 1518, and numerous voyages and heroic exploits of Nuno da Cunha from 1528 to his death in 1539.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 bookplates. One of the engravings in the text apparently showed the incorrect image and the corrected one has been pasted over it as a cancel. In very good condition. Bindings slightly rubbed and soiled.

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

      Chez l'Editeur [Godefroy Lebeuf], Argenteuil 1887 - 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Souvenirs d'un voyage en Suisse an Aout 1887, d?une famille Belge de Bruxelles.

      1887, 1887 - gr. in-8vo, Manuscrit de 80 p. illustré de qqs dessins à la plume + 16 gravures sur cuivre (4 grand f° en dépl.) avec vues, tirées de Zurlauben, Topographie de la Suisse, cahier en d.-toile aux cons simple. L?histoire commence avec l?histoire connue aujourd?hui comme le voyage d?Afrique? Un farfelu de Bruxelles, à Schaerbeck, se fait poser, par le cocher devant une vieille bicoque au fin fond du faubourg, d?où notre voyageur va écrire ses magnifiques et halucinantes rencontres en Suisse tirées d?un vieux Baedecker, lettres écrites dans une miserable mansarde et envoyées par un intermédiaire depuis la Suisse ! Le voyage commence le vendredi 12 Août 1887, départ à 7.20 h. du soir, Gare du Nord. Luxemburg, Strassbourg et puis la Suisse. En anglais l?histoire d?un ?fireside traveller?.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        THE OFFICIAL STATE ATLAS OF KANSAS, COMPILED FROM GOVERNMENT SURVEYS; COUNTY RECORDS AND PERSONAL INVESTIGATIONS.

      L. H. Everts & Co., 1887., Philadelphia - First edition. Folio. 18" x 15" x 3" Original calf spine and corners and cloth, titles stamped in gold gilt on the front cover, 339 numbered pages (plus many more unnumbered pages of views), preface, illustrated by hundreds of colored maps and plates in black & white. Twenty-five colored folding maps. A large 30.9 cm. x 70,9 cm. [12 1/4" x 28"] folding map.This is the first large atlas for the state of Kansas. Six Score 83 says "These atlases were designed so that pages could be tipped in. I doubt that any two copies are exactly alike." "This massive compilation contains a vast wealth of information on Kansas at the time of publication. Many of the views depict stock ranches, which are also located on the extremely detailed maps. There are many bird's eye views of towns and sights. Much of the accompanying text is devoted to listing the leading citizens of the state, their property, what kind of livestock they raise, and even what kind of fencing they use. The Everts' atlas is an important source for much information, with illustrations existing nowhere else." Rumsey 2818 says "The views show the remarkable development of the state over two decades after the Civil War." Several pages in the "content" section of pages have small chips (repaired) with minor loss of lettering, also a few minor fore-edge repairs to the margin of a few pages at the rear of the volume, and some light cosmetic restoration to the front and rear leather corners of the covers, the maps and plates are in fine, bright condition, else a very good, tight copy of a beautiful cartographic production. The coloring is bright and this is a tough book to find in even good condition because of its size and weight. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sur les talus

      Léon Vanier 1887 - Paris, Léon Vanier, 1887 In-8 (22,8cm x 14,5cm) de (10)-61-(5)pp. Tirage à 51 exemplaires numérotés et paraphés par l’auteur. Lithographie originale en frontispice par Paul Signac. Edition originale. Demi toile grise, pièce de titre en maroquin tabac, auteur, titre & date frappé or, fer floral doré, couvertures conservées sans le dos. (Reliure d'époque) Un des rares 51 exemplaires numérotés et paraphés par l'auteur; celui-ci N°51. Envoi autographe signé sur le faux-titre: « A Paul Hervieu (en le priant de ne pas se formaliser de recevoir le 51è exemplaire c'est au hasard) son bien sympathiquement (signature) » Bel exemplaire, reliure en bel état; intérieur en bon état malgré les feuillets plus ou moins brunis. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Royal Atlas of Modern Geography (Exhibiting in a Series of Entirely Original and Authentic Maps the Present Condition of Geographical Discovery and Research in the Several Countries, Empires and States of the World)

      Published by W & A K Johnston, Edinburgh 1887 - , unpaginated, 54 hand-coloured numbered maps with titles (including un-numbered frontispiece), double hatched border with Longitude and Scales (including Geographical Miles, French Kilometres, English Statute Miles), key to Railways Canals Forests and Sites of Battles, Index to each map, binder's label to lower pastedown New Edition , slight rubbing to covers and scuffing to lower board, squashed spiders to Index of Map 30 and 32, border of Asia map darkened and frayed, small tear to border and joints of frontispiece, generally very nice and tidy withing, very good condition , half bound brown cloth and brown morocco, gilt rules to covers, gilt illustration and titles to upper board, raised bands to spine, gilt decoration in compartments with titles, all edges gilt, gilt turn-ins, purple decorative endpapers large folio, 51 x 35 cms Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Zwischen Menschen, Häusern und Hunden. Lithographie auf chamoisfarbenem Vélin.

      Unten rechts in Blei signiert und datiert, unten links als ?Probedruck? bezeichnet. - Probedruck für die Mappe ?Chimären?, die acht Lithographien von Gleichmann umfaßt. Sie erschien in hundert Exemplaren als X. Mappe der Galerie Flechtheim. - An den dadaistischen George Grosz erinnernde Straßenszene. - Der im Ersten Weltkrieg verwundete Otto Gleichmann (1887-1963) wurde 1918 Mitglied der Hannoverschen Sezession, welcher auch Kurt Schwitters angehörte. Er galt als Einzelgänger des deutschen Expressionismus. Von den Nazis erhielt er Ausstellungsverbot und wurde auf der Ausstellung ?Entartete Kunst? gezeigt. - Ränder gering knickspurig, guter Zustand. - Unter Passepartout. - Vgl. Vollmer II, 257.

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        Representative Etchings by Artists of Today in America [SIGNED BY THE ARTISTS]

      Frederick A. Stokes 1887 - First Edition. Large Folio quarter red leather over vellum boards decorated in red and gold.Original etchings SIGNED BY THE ARTISTS. The Japan proof edition of this work, limited to 100 copies, with each of the original works of art signed by the artists. These include etchings by F. S. Church, Robert Frederick Blum, J. S. King, Stephen Parrish (Maxfield Parrish's father), H. N. Hyneman, Frederick W. Freer, Frank M. Gregory, Stephen J. Ferris, J. J. Calahan, and C. F. W. Mielatz. The etchings are laid in the binding portfolio style. Each of the etchings is carefully described and is matted as published. Some of the edges of the text pages, and the rear pastedown are lightly frayed, as are the spine ends. Also, most of the original gold tassels used to tie the portfolio are shortened from their original state, but each of the etchings is in fine condition. Very hard to find signed etchings by some of the best etchers working in America at the end of the 19th century. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Tenting on the Plains

      New York: Charles L. Webster & Company,, 1887. Or General Custer in Kansas and Texas. Octavo. Original brown cloth over bevelled boards, titles and decoration to spine gilt and black, military vignettes to front cover in red, blue, white and gilt, top edge green, green floral endpapers. Engraved frontispiece portrait with tissue-guard and numerous black and white illustrations in the text, including 2 maps. Slight rubbing to extremities, an excellent copy. First edition. The second in a series of three books by Elizabeth Custer aimed at securing a positive historical narrative for her husband. Tenting on the Plains was preceded by Boots and Saddles published in 1885, and followed by Following the Guidon published in 1890. With the ownership stamp of J. J. H. Love of Montclair, New Jersey on the front pastedown and frontispiece verso. Love, who also served for the Union in the 13th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry as a division surgeon, was influential in organising the first hospital of Montclair.

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        THE MONARCH OF DREAMS

      Boston: Lee and Shepard, Publishers, 1887.. Small octavo, pp. [1-6] [1-6] 7-52 [53-58: blank] [note: first three and last three leaves are blanks], original decorated brown cloth, front panel stamped in black and gold, spine panel stamped in gold, endpapers decorated with floral pattern printed in green. First edition. A presentation copy inscribed by Higginson to fellow American man of letters [James] Brander Matthews (1852-1929): "Brander Matthews / with regards of / the author / Cambridge, Mass / Jan 1, 1887." A man's ego is trapped in its interior world of fantasy as the result of a scientific experiment. The protagonist, Francis Ayrault, moves to an isolated farmhouse in a New England country village to conduct dream research, the object being to cause his dreams to recur by conscious thought and "render himself what no human being had ever yet been, -- the ruler of his own dreams." His experiment is successful, but his ego is ultimately enslaved by the dream world he has created. He neglects the world of everyday external life with tragic results and descends into madness. H. Bruce Franklin calls Higginson's novelette "extraordinary" in Future Perfect, his critical anthology of nineteenth-century American science-fiction. "At a time when the reading populace of the western world was excitedly consuming the most bizarre and perhaps truly earthshaking psychological researches, Higginson presented as a kind of archetypal psychological explorer a new variant of of Hawthorne's scientist -- still isolated, obsessed, and overreaching -- but now manipulating no one or thing but himself." - Franklin, p. 252. Reginald 37835. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). BAL 8346. Wright (III) 2670. A fine, bright copy. A very elusive book. (#136056)

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        The Heroes of the Victoria Cross. Twelve Reliefs Portraying the Various Deeds and Daring Valour Performed by Britain's Soldiers From the Crimean War To the Present Day

      London: Birn Brothers, 1887. First Edition. Very good. An unusual and scarce double leporello, with two sets of six embossed chromolithographed panels. Approximately 9.5 x 37 inches when unfolded. A few archival repairs to the linen joints between panels, but still very good or better, in original paper folder, which has some chipping, creasing, and repaired tears. Payne (1858-1927) was a prolific military artist who produced Christmas cards and postcards for Raphael Tuck and illustrated numerous books and magazines. This is one of several works he was commissioned to create during Queen Victoria's Jubilee year. Each panel shows a winner of the Victoria Cross engaged in the act for which they were honored.

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        The Bar-Tender's Guide,

      Danbury: Behrens Publishing Company,, 1887. or How to Mix All Kinds of Plain and Fancy Drinks Containing Clear and Reliable Directions for Mixing All the Beverages Used in the United States, Together with the Most Popular British, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish Recipes; Embracing Punches, Juleps, Cobblers, etc., etc., in Endless Variety. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and pictorial design to front cover in black. Binding stained and rubbed, worn at the edges, spine rolled, spotting to edges, some minor spotting and damp staining, but not affecting the text. A good copy of a scarce title. Entirely New and Enlarged Edition" of Thomas's classic, this Behrens' uncommon provincial Connecticut issue (with cancel title page) of the Fitzgerald Publishing Corporation, New York, reprint. This classic cocktail book, by Jerry Thomas ("the father of American mixology"), was first published in 1862 by Dick & Fitzgerald, New York. It was the first ever comprehensive guide to the mixing of drinks and the making of the cocktail, "the first legitimate American culinary art … the first uniquely American cultural product to catch the world's imagination" (Wondrich, Imbibe! … a Salute in Stories and Drinks to 'Professor' Jerry Thomas, Pioneer of the American Bar, p. 11). The 1887 edition updates the collection with drinks that gained popularity in the 1880s such as the Martinez (claimed to be a prelude to the Martini) and a variant of the Manhattan. The first printing of the 1887 was by the same Dick & Fitzgerald, and had a Preface leaf and publisher's advertisements. It was around this time that the company became the Fitzgerald Publishing Corporation, and as such the edition was reprinted from the same plates, but without the Dick & Fitzgerald preface and ads. This is the provincial version of that reprint.

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        De doorlugtige scheeps-togten der Portugysen na Oost-Indiën, mitsgaders de voornaamste gedeeltens van Africa en de Roode-Zee met alle daar omtrent gelegene eylanden, ... Alles onlangs uyt het Portugys in 't Nederlands getrouwelijk vertaalt, ... Nu aldereerst dusdanig in twee stukken afgescheyden in 't ligt gebragt.Leiden, Pieter van der Aa, [ca. 1711]. 2 volumes. 1mo. With 2 engraved title-pages, engraved dedication, 22 engraved maps (2 double-page, and 20 half-page on 10 leaves), and 60 engravings in text. Contemporary blind-tooled vellum, boards with a large blind-tooled centrepiece with the initials H.B.

      Muller, America 1887 & 1888; STCN (6 copies with both volumes); Tiele, Bibl. 6 (noting copies printed on large paper), cf. Sabin 3; for Van der Aa: P.G. Hoftijzer, Pieter van der Aa (1659-1733), Leids drukker en boekverkoper (1999). Large paper copy of the so-called "folio-edition" of the Dutch translation of Barros's accounts of 20 Portuguese voyages to the East Indies, Africa, China, the Arabian Gulf, the Red Sea and India, with many excellent maps and views. The voyages are arranged chronologically from 1419 (the discovery of Cape Non and Bojador and explorations along the African coast to the Cape of Good Hope and the neighbouring islands) to 1539. It includes Vasco da Gama's first voyage to India in 1497, Niccolo de Conti's voyages through the Islamic World, two different voyages to the East Indies by Pedro Alvarez Cabral in 1500 and Joa da Nova in 1501, voyages to the East Indies by Francisco d'Almeida, Pedro da Nhaya and Tristao da Cunha in 1505-1506, Fernando Perez de Andrade's voyage from Malacca to the Gulf of Bengal and the coast of China in 1516, the extraordinary voyages and noble exploits, by land and sea, of Diego Lopes de Sequeira for the promotion of Portuguese rule and free trade in the East Indies in 1518, and numerous voyages and heroic exploits of Nuno da Cunha from 1528 to his death in 1539.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 bookplates. One of the engravings in the text apparently showed the incorrect image and the corrected one has been pasted over it as a cancel. In very good condition. Bindings slightly rubbed and soiled.

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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.

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        Gizeh. Southern View of the Great Pyramids

      Buffalo, NY: American Polytechnic Company, 1887. very good. Color lithograph. Image measures 12" x 18". Sheet measures 21" x 27 1/4". Plate IV. This beautiful color lithograph provides a southern view of the Great Pyramids in Gizeh. Published in 1887, the image situates the three largest monuments along the horizon line such that they divide the orange desert landscape from the hazy green sky. A gathering of three cloaked shepherds to the right of the composition echoes the pyramids' iconic triangular form, yet it is clear from the vast expanse of implied space between that the pyramids tower above them. This print is from a limited edition of Binion's "Ancient Egypt or Mizraim," Vol. II, considered a landmark of American chromolithography. This print image itself is in very good condition except for very minor foxing in the sky and discoloration at the right margin. The bottom left corner of the page has been torn off, but it does not interfere with the image. 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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        O MINHO PINTORESCO. 2 TOMOS

      LIVRARIA DE ANTONIO MARIA PEREIRA, LISBOA 1887 - Ed. Livraria de Antonio Maria Pereira, 1887. 2 Tomos. Tela editorial con estampados y dorados en portada y lomo.Roces en lomo .2 vols. de VI-657 + 794-VI págs. Edição de luxo,ilustrada com mais de trezentos desenhos de João de Almeida, gravados pelos mais celebres artistas nacionais e estrangeiros; magnificas estampas em chromo representando costumes; e seis mapas da província,(geológico,dos arvoredos e terrenos incultos, dos rios e montanhas,e chorograhicos do distrito de Viana, do distrito de Braga e do distrito do Porto) expressamente gravados. En Portugues [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eyes in Arthropods

      Harvard College, Cambridge, MA 1887 - Contains 4 Bulletins of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College- Vol. XII, No. 6, The Eyes in Scorpions, with 4 Color Plates, Dec. 1887; Vol.XX, No. 1, The Histology and Development of the Eye in the Lobster, with 4 Color Plates, May, 1890; Vol. XX, No.5, The Eyes in Blind Crayfishes, with 1 Color Plate, November, 1890; and Vol. XXI, No. 2, The Compound Eyes in Crustaceans, with 10 Color Plates, May, 1891. The 1st, 2nd, and 4th of these Bulletins are SIGNED AND INSCRIBED on each first page of text by the author to Dr. Carl H. Eigenmann . G.H. Parker was Professor of Zoology and Director of the Zoological Laboratory at Harvard. Dr Carl Eigenmann was a noted Professor of Zoology at Indiana University who, along with his wife, Rosa Smith Eigenmann, described many of the fishes of North and South America for the first time. Eigenmann Hall on the Indiana University campus is named for him. Buckram spine and corners, with gilt lettering on spine, and "Eigenmann" stamped at base of spine. 3/4 red cloth boards. The leather is worn and rubbed, although the lettering is still legible. Back bords have a 2 dark stains, each abouit 1" dia. Front hinge starting to separate; contents clean and bright, notably so for their age. This book is rare, and especially to have this wonderful association between two eminent scientists. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Chansons folles -

      Sans mention d'éditeur. Sans date (1887). -, Sans lieu d'édition. - 1 volume. In-12. 132 pp. Reliure plein maroquin bronze. Premier plat décoré d'un motif mosaïqué représentant un cochon conduit par un éros tenant une coupe libératoire et sautant par-dessus une portée musicale. L'ensemble de la composition est complété par une grande tige florale dorée qui se développe sur la hauteur du plat, le tout entouré d'un ruban et d'un croissant de lune. en pied et un couple de pigeons en chef. Le second plat simule un tambourin à grelots dont le centre évidé contient une marotte, avec une guitare et un luth. Le dos est décoré de 4 papillons dorés et d'une cocotte en papier. Les intérieurs des plats sont décorés d'une frise alternant des cochons et des glands feuillus, le tout dans un encadrement de filet doré écoinçonné de masques antiques, gardes de soie à décor floral, roulette sur les coupes. Toutes tranches dorées. Couverture conservée. Reliure signée Ch. MEUNIER. Dos éclairci. L'ouvrage est complet de sa couverture imprimée, du faux-titre avec au verso la justification du tirage, du titre constitué d'une gravure à l'eau-forte de Henry SOMM tirée sur Japon. Bel exemplaire. ÉDITION ORIGINALE rare de ce recueil de chansons de Gustave Nadaud, publiée anonymement et tirée à 300 exemplaires. Celui-ci un des 75 exemplaires sur Japon. EXEMPLAIRE UNIQUE enrichi d'une couverture originale et de 50 dessins au crayon noir et de couleurs, à l'aquarelle ou à la plume de J. COULON, illustrant de manière humoristique chacune des chansons. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Red Spider

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

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        She: A History of Adventure

      London: Longmans & Company, 1887. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first issue. (Dated 1887 on title page with all misprints throughout.) Two facing color plates, (vi), 317pp. + two pages of ads at rear. Original navy cloth with gilt lettering. Very Good+ with bright gilt, front hinge tender with a little wear along inner joint, a bit of foxing to prelims, very faint staining to cloth. A nice copy of the classic Lost World adventure novel.

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        Gizeh. Southern View of the Great Pyramids

      American Polytechnic Company, Buffalo, NY 1887 - Color lithograph. Image measures 12" x 18". Sheet measures 21" x 27 1/4". Plate IV. This beautiful color lithograph provides a southern view of the Great Pyramids in Gizeh. Published in 1887, the image situates the three largest monuments along the horizon line such that they divide the orange desert landscape from the hazy green sky. A gathering of three cloaked shepherds to the right of the composition echoes the pyramids' iconic triangular form, yet it is clear from the vast expanse of implied space between that the pyramids tower above them. This print is from a limited edition of Binion's "Ancient Egypt or Mizraim," Vol. II, considered a landmark of American chromolithography. This print image itself is in very good condition except for very minor foxing in the sky and discoloration at the right margin. The bottom left corner of the page has been torn off, but it does not interfere with the image. 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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