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

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

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        Autograph Letter, signed ("Oscar Wilde"), 21 October 1887, to Edith Nesbit, as editor of The Woman's World, requesting "a sonnet or short lyric" poem from her

      London, 1887. Two pages in ink across a single sheet of letterhead of La Belle Sauvage, Ludgate Hill. 1 vols. 8vo. A few small smudges, two pinholes in outer margins away from text. Very good plus. Recipient identified in pencil at foot, "Miss Nesbit". Two pages in ink across a single sheet of letterhead of La Belle Sauvage, Ludgate Hill. 1 vols. 8vo. A choice Wilde letter in his capacity as a discerning editor at the center of the London literary world. "He was the best-dressed man in Cassell's" (Richard Ellmann, Oscar Wilde, 1988). Reading in part, "I am very much gratified at your kind permission to add your name to my list of contributors …" Wilde was named editor of the Cassell journal The Lady's World in May 1887 and immediately proposed changing the title to The Woman's World. For the next two years he energetically recruited fiction and non-fiction contributions from a wide range of authors; he himself contributed a regular column of "Literary and other Notes" to each issue. As Ellmann observes, Wilde's own contributions "were gracious, informative, and amusing; his name attached to them was a selling point" (293). Edith Nesbit, who had published a book of verse, Lays and Legends (1886), contributed two poems to Woman's World: "The Christmas Roses" in the issue for December 1888; and "The Soul to the Ideal" in the issue for July 1889. She made her name as an author of children's books a decade later, beginning with The Story of the Treasure Seekers: Being the Adventures of the Bastable Children in Search of a Fortune (1899), Five Children and It (1902), and The Railway Children (1906). In October 1889 Wilde resigned as editor of the journal; without his energies, contributions dwindled, circulation fell, and publication ceased in 1890. Not in The Complete Letters; apparently unpublished

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

      New York: Rogers & Sherwood, 1887 - Octavo. Original dark green decorative cloth, title and diamond device to the spine, and title and block of a Zulu chieftain to the upper board, both in gilt and black, pale green floral printed endpapers. Minor shelf-wear, fore-edge, endpapers and prelims. a little foxed, but overall a very good copy indeed. Frontispiece and 30 plates, numerous illustrations to the text. First US edition, perhaps with precedence over the UK edition of the same year. Matthews left Britain in 1864 as surgeon on the Tugela, an emigrant ship. On arrival he managed to obtain the post of District Surgeon of Victoria County, Natal. In 1871 he proceeded to the diamond fields, having already sent up an advance party under the geologist G.J. Lee, later Chairman of the Kimberley Mining Board, to work the mines. "The author was for many years closely identified with every social and political movement on the Fields, and his description of the diamond fields, and his references to the "Illicit Diamond Trade," are particularly interesting. There are particulars of "The Kimberley Company and Share Mania of 1881," "The Early History of the Diamond Fields," "An Account of the Black Flag Riot," together with sketches of the author's adventures in Basutoland, Swaziland, and the Transvaal, where he eventually settled" (Mendelssohn). Mendelssohn, I, p.997 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Alexander Archipenko. Mit einer Einleitung von Prof. Dr. Hans Hildebrandt, Stuttgart, einem Porträt des Künstlers und 66 Abbildungen.

      Seltene erste Monographie über den 1887 in Kiew geborenen und während seines Pariser Aufenthaltes durch den französischen Kubismus geprägten Maler und Bildhauer Archipenko. Er hatte bis zu seiner endgültigen Auswanderung in die USA von 1921 - 1923 in Berlin eine eigene Schule. Geringe Bleistiftmarginalien, Einband etwas fleckig, sonst guter Zustand.

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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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        Die Hölle (Göttliche Komödie I.) / Das Purgatorium (Göttliche Komödie II.) / Das Paradies (Göttliche Komödie III.) metrisch übertragen von Dr. med. Carl Bertrand * H A L B P E R G A M E N T - H A N D E I N B A N D

      Heidelberg, Verlag von Gustav Koester, 1887 - 1894. Vollständige Ausgabe in schönem Handeinband der Zeit: Halbpergament / OHPgt / HPgt im Format 15 x 20 cm) mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf Lederschildchen in Goldprägung, Buntpapierbezug des Deckels sowie Pergamentecken, XXXII+246 / XIV+306 / 316 Seiten. - Von den mittlerweile insgesamt etwa 53 deutschen Gesamtübersetzungen der \"Divina commedia\" hier eine der ziemlich seltenen. Eine von den etwa - \"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. Geheftet wird der Handband nach sorgfältiger Auswahl des Heftzwirnes auf echten erhabenen oder aufgedrehten flachen Bünden und auf Pergamentriemchen (welche beim Pergamentbande durch den Rücken gezogen werden). 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. - Erstausgabe, EA, erste Auflage in guter Erhaltung (Einbandkanten etwas berieben, Eigentümerstempel auf Nachsatz, sonst sehr gut) - Liebhabereinband, Pergament-Ausgabe, deutsche Kunstbuchbinderei im 19.Jahrhundert, Italienische Literatur im Mittelalter, Danteforschung, Dante-Übersetzung, metrische Übersetzung der Göttlichen Komödie, Italien zu Dantes Zeit, Guelfen- und Ghibellinentum, Gesamtausgabe Versand D: 5,90 EUR Liebhabereinband, Pergament-Ausgabe, deutsche Kunstbuchbinderei im 19.Jahrhundert, Italienische Literatur im Mittelalter, Danteforschung, Dante-Übersetzung, metrische Übersetzung der Göttlichen Komödie, Italien zu Dantes Zeit, Guelfen- und Ghibellinentum, Gesamtausgabe

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        Apache Prisoners in Fort Marion, St. Augustine, Florida

      Office of the Indian Rights Association, Philadelphia 1887 - Fragile wrapper is detached with chipped and sunned edges. Gatherings of pages are loosening. Text and title print are all intact. Ex-library from the Library of Congress, with markings. This report was made by Indian rights advocate and reformer Herbert Welsh after a visit to Fort Marion. He recorded the first-hand accounts of the Apache prisoners on the Apache wars, including Chatto's account, and his own observations on the neglect and treatment of the prisoners. Also included is military correspondence from key officers regarding the Apache campaign. Howes W 257. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 62 pp [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Ancient Egypt or Mizraim

      , 1887. 1887. First Edition . BINION, Samuel Augustus. Ancient Egypt or Mizraïm. Profusely illustrated with fine engravings and colored plates by the best artists, from the works of L'Expedition de l'Egypte, Lepsius, Prisse d'Avennes, &c., &c. New York: Henry G. Allen, (1887). Two volumes. Elephant folio (19-1/2 by 26 inches), publisher's three-quarter brown morocco rebacked with original spines neatly laid down, original maroon cloth boards with gilt title to front cover, raised bands, all edges gilt. $19,500.Limited first edition,

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        A Crystal Age

      

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

      Baltimore, MD: Self-published, 1887 8 pp.Only known surviving copy of first issue of William Carpenter's Flat Earth movement newsletter. William Carpenter, (1830 - 1896) a printer originally from Greenwich, England, published Theoretical Astronomy Examined and Exposed - Proving the Earth not a Globe in eight parts from 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.[5] Carpenter was a proponent of English writer Samuel Rowbotham (1816-1885), who produced a pamphlet, with Carpenter's assistance, called Zetetic Astronomy in 1849 arguing for a flat Earth. He also published two magazines on the Flat Earth theory , "Carpenter's Folly" of which only a few issues were printed in 1887. Pages age-discolored, edges lightly chipped.. 1st Edition. Pamphlet. 6" x 9". Pamphlet.

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        The Recollections of a Glasgow Detective Officer: with special experiences of human nature.

      London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co., Edinburgh and Glasgow: John Menzies & Co., 1887(?) - Octavo. Original presentation binding of red "shingles"-patterned padded cloth, single line gilt border on sides, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Pencilled ownership inscription of "A. Jardine" on verso of front free endpaper; spine toned, a few marks to covers, scattered light foxing. A very good copy in the attractive - albeit rather vulnerable - presentation binding. Second edition, the title page verso carrying "press notices of first edition". With fine engraved presentation label presenting this copy to "William C. Coghill Esqr". William Calder Coghill (1835-1914), printer and publisher, co-founder of Aird & Coghill Ltd ("letterpress and lithographic printers") was a prominent figure in Glasgow philanthropic circles: he was a founder member of the Scottish Prohibition Society (1856), a director of The Glasgow Northern Highland Benevolent Society, a member of the Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow and a director of the Victoria Infirmary at its establishment in 1888. Thomas P. McNaught was a detective with the Glasgow police force and his slim book focuses on what we would now call "human interest" stories, concluding with "Barmaids and fascinating fellows"; it is also cited as an early example of the police memoir: "Gradually. men who served as detectives in the police force of in Britain also began to write their memoirs, although few saw print before Sherlock Holmes made his appearance in the latter 1880s" (Emsley & Shpayer-Makov eds., Police Detectives in History, 1750-1950, 2006, p. 109). Remarkably scarce in commerce and institutionally: of this second edition Copac cites only the copy at Glasgow among British and Irish institutional libraries, with copies of the first edition at only three locations (BL, Cambridge, Scotland); OCLC adds only one copy worldwide (Museumsgesellschaft Zurich). Hubin p. 267. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Die Hölle (Göttliche Komödie I.) / Das Purgatorium (Göttliche Komödie II.) / Das Paradies (Göttliche Komödie III.) metrisch übertragen von Dr. med. Carl Bertrand * H A L B P E R G A M E N T - H A N D E I N B A N D

      Heidelberg, Verlag von Gustav Koester, 1887 - 1894. - Vollständige Ausgabe in schönem Handeinband der Zeit: Halbpergament / OHPgt / HPgt im Format 15 x 20 cm) mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf Lederschildchen in Goldprägung, Buntpapierbezug des Deckels sowie Pergamentecken, XXXII+246 / XIV+306 / 316 Seiten. - Von den mittlerweile insgesamt etwa 53 deutschen Gesamtübersetzungen der "Divina commedia" hier eine der ziemlich seltenen. Eine von den etwa - "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. Geheftet wird der Handband nach sorgfältiger Auswahl des Heftzwirnes auf echten erhabenen oder aufgedrehten flachen Bünden und auf Pergamentriemchen (welche beim Pergamentbande durch den Rücken gezogen werden). 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. - Erstausgabe, EA, erste Auflage in guter Erhaltung (Einbandkanten etwas berieben, Eigentümerstempel auf Nachsatz, sonst sehr gut) - Liebhabereinband, Pergament-Ausgabe, deutsche Kunstbuchbinderei im 19.Jahrhundert, Italienische Literatur im Mittelalter, Danteforschung, Dante-Übersetzung, metrische Übersetzung der Göttlichen Komödie, Italien zu Dantes Zeit, Guelfen- und Ghibellinentum, Gesamtausgabe Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Capital: A Critical Analysis of Capitalist Production

      1887. First Edition . MARX, Karl. Capital: A Critical Analysis of Capitalist Production. London: Swan Sonnenschein, 1887. Two volumes. Octavo, original gilt-stamped burgundy cloth recased. Housed together in a custom clamshell box. $17,000.First edition in English of the first part of Marx’s landmark Das Kapital, the only part published in his lifetime, containing substantial revisions made by Marx for the first French translation, this two-volume work edited by Engels and translated from the third German edition. A very scarce and important printing of a seminal work in economic and political thought.Expelled from Paris in 1844, from Brussells in 1848, and from Cologne in 1849, Karl Marx moved to London where, with the loyal financial support of Frederick Engels, he endured hunger, the deaths of three children and his wife's nervous breakdown, spending most of the next two decades in the British Museum, immersed in research for his great historical analysis of capitalism. ""Marx himself modestly described Das Kapital as a continuation of his Zur Kritik des Politischen Oekonomie, 1859. It was in fact the summation of his quarter of a century's economic studies… The 'Athenaeum' reviewer of the first English translation (1887) later wrote: 'Under the guise of a critical analysis of capital, Karl Marx's work is principally a polemic against capitalists and the capitalist mode of production, and it is this polemical tone which is its chief charm.' The historical-polemical passages, with their formidable documentation from British official sources, have remained memorable; and, as Marx… wrote to Engels while the volume was still in the press, 'I hope the bourgeoisie will remember my carbuncles all the rest of their lives.' Carbuncles, financial embarrassment and political preoccupations of many kinds hampered Marx's work on Das Kapital, which he would never have completed but for the material and moral support of Engels…"" (PMM 359). ""In his funeral eulogy for Karl Marx, Engels concluded that 'Marx was above all a revolutionary… It is doubtful that any figure in history has inspired more violently contradictory opinions than Karl Marx"" (Downs, 22). ""Only this first part of Marx's magnum opus appeared in his lifetime,"" with its publication in German in 1867 (PMM 359). The remainder was constructed by Engels from Marx's posthumous papers. Containing Marx's central concept of surplus value, this first edition in English is translated from the third German edition of Moore and Aveling, is edited by Engels and incorporates substantial revisions Marx made for the first French translation (1872-5). Although Engels published the German edition of volume II in 1885, his preface notes that a translation of it without volume III was necessarily incomplete; the German edition of volume III did not appear until 1894. Draper II:M129; ST/M5. Bookplates of Manchester Reform Club with penciled notations.Interiors very fresh with only a few leaves roughly opened, closed tear to one leaf (I:337) expertly repaired, light expert restoration to original cloth.

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        Set of Victor Hugo's Works: Les Miserables, Notre-Dame, The Man Who Laughs, Ninety-Three, Toiler's of the Sea

      Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1887. three-quarter red smooth morocco over marbled boards, spines with raised bands and extra gilt, top edges gilt others untrimmed, marbled endpapers, silk bookmark bound in, by David. Fine. Thick octavo. Twelve volumes Profusely illustrated by the great artists of the day, including Gustave Dore No. 4 of 150 sets "Les Miserables": Fantine, Cossette, Marius, The Idyll and the Epic, Jean Valjean, five volumes Ninety-Three, one volume Toiler's of the Sea, two volumes Notre Dame, two volumes The Man Who Laughs, two volumes .

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        Topografia del Maso Cantanghel presso Civezzano.

      1887. Acquerello e china su carta pesante di cm 60x70. Buono, ordinari segni d'uso e del tempo. I veri e propri cabrei, raccolta di mappe catastali che nel disegno particolareggiato riescono a visualizzare in modo pratico le proprietà terriere e i beni immobili, risalgono ad un'epoca più tarda; la produzione più copiosa ed artistica si ebbe nel Settecento, quando le teorie illuministiche dettero un particolare impulso ad ogni pratica che consentisse di razionalizzare la gestione e l'amministrazione della cosa pubblica e privata. I proprietari terrieri, gli enti religiosi e le amministrazioni comunali avvertivano l'esigenza di inventariare le proprietà, fissare i confini, descrivere le strade poderali, i diritti di servitù, l'estensione dei boschi, dei pascoli e dei campi coltivati, le costruzioni coloniche disseminate sul territorio, i corsi d'acqua e quanto altro potesse tornare utile alla gestione del bene in questione. Sono documenti oggi preziosi per studiare e seguire le profonde trasformazioni del paesaggio agricolo e del territorio toscano. Nell'Ottocento, la nascita e l'entrata in funzione del Catasto particellare toscano, voluto dal Governo napoleonico e proseguito da Ferdinando III, portò al declino di questa vera e propria arte, che oggi Paquito Forster ha riscoperto e rinnovato in un atto puramente estetico e quasi totalmente svincolato dalle esigenze pratiche per cui il genere è sorto. Ogni suo lavoro è frutto di ricerche sul territorio, negli archivi dei privati e delle realtà locali dove il paesaggio è il protagonista ed è visto attraverso la sua storia e il suo attuale sviluppo come soggetto in continua evoluzione per l'intervento dell'uomo e per azione della natura stessa. MOLTO RARO E PEZZO UNICO. SI SEGNALANO SEGNI DI RESTAURO E MANCANZE, SI VENDE IN CORNICE. Al piede data e firma: Civezzano nel marzo 1887 - Egidio Filippi 1887.

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        Ancient Egypt or Mizraim

      1887. First Edition . BINION, Samuel Augustus. Ancient Egypt or Mizraïm. Profusely illustrated with fine engravings and colored plates by the best artists, from the works of L'Expedition de l'Egypte, Lepsius, Prisse d'Avennes, &c., &c. New York: Henry G. Allen, (1887). Two volumes. Elephant folio (19-1/2 by 26 inches), publisher's three-quarter brown morocco rebacked with original spines neatly laid down, original maroon cloth boards with gilt title to front cover, raised bands, all edges gilt. $19,500.Limited first edition, “Edition de Luxe,” number 521 of only 800 copies, splendidly illustrated with 72 spectacular large folio plates of pyramids, temples, views, the Sphinx, antiquities, mummies, papyri, among other Egyptian subjects, including 50 beautiful tinted and full-color lithographs.This spectacular production by American Egyptologist Samuel Binion was considered the height of American chromolithography. Most of the huge plates are based on one of four major volumes of Egyptian travel and antiquities from the Napoleonic era through the mid-19th century: David Roberts’ Egypt and the Holy Land, Prisse d’Avennes’ Oriental Album, Lepsius’ Denkmaler aus Agypten und Athiopen, and the Napoleon-commissioned Description de l’Egypte. Of particular beauty are the fully colored architectural reconstructions of Egyptian temples, and a splendid rendition of Cleopatra’s Needle. Mizraïm was originally issued in 12 parts in wrappers; here the parts have been bound together into two volumes, as usually found, each with its own lithographic title page. Blackmer 143. Plates clean and fine, original bindings nicely restored, with just a bit of wear to corners. An exceptionally good copy in the original bindings.

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        The Mystery of A Hansom Cab.

      London: The Hansom Cab Publishing Co., 1887. Second Edition (being the first UK edition), seventh impression, described as 'Seventy-Fifth Thousand' (September 1887). A relatively early printing of what has to have been one of the bestselling mysteries of all time. Octavo, pp.[i], blank; [ii] advertisement; 230; [2], advrtisements. Bound in publisher's original grey paper wraps with some expected wear, staples rusted, chips to corners, spine wrinkled. Housed in a fine leather spined slip-case with chemise.'Ranks as the most successful Detective Story of all time' (Everyman's Dictionary of Literary Biography, 1960). This book has a rather complex publishing history which is effectively charted by E.S. Bell in Greene and Glover's Victorian Detective Fiction (1966). A hugely popular title which had sold over half a million copies by 1910 through various publishing houses; the entire first edition was published by Kemp and Boyce of Melbourne before The Hansom Cab Publishing Co. printing followed in London; producing around 25,000 copies per month; The Second Edition (being the FIRST UK EDITION) comprised Hansom's entire print run from July 1887- Aug 1888, before the Trischler and Co. took over publication [as The Third Edition] in 1889. Provenance: from the notable crime collection assembled by Florence and Edward Kaye (leather bookplate to folding case).

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        The Mystery of a Hansom Cab A Startling and Realistic Story of Melbourne Social Life

      

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        Mont-Oriol -

      Victor Havard 1887 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-12. 367 pp. Reliure plein maroquin vert. Dos

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        Zwischen Menschen, H

      Unten rechts in Blei signiert und datiert, unten links als ?Probedruck? bezeichnet. - Probedruck f

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        Autograph Letter Signed while Supreme Court Justice, on personal stationery, 8vo, Washington, D. C. , Sunday ca 1940s

      - Frankfurter writes to prominent historian Samuel Eliot Morison referring to his article on Horatio Nelson. Morison (1887-1976) was a a highly regarded prolific and popular historian of maritime and American history. Commenting on Morison's article about British Naval war hero Horatio Nelson, Frankfurter writes, "Having just read your Nelson piece in the London Observer (gaily supplemented by H. Nicolson's conjugal account of the hero), I want to thank you for the pleasure of it." The jurist quotes the complimentary remark he made to his wife, Marion, and notes his early interest in maritime history having read "Mahan. " This is a reference to Admiral Alfred Thayer Mahan (1840 - 1914), who was a US naval officer and naval historian. Frankfurter continues, "you, above all, honored my interest in , and enlightened my mind, in so far as I have interest in and an am enlightened on matters naval." In testimony to their friendship, Frankfurter signs his letter to Morison simply, "Felix." A warm letter reflecting Frankfurter's maritime interests. Condition: sight bump in paper near left edge not affecting text and fine for presentation.

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        L'après-midi d'un faune

      Third edition, with first printing of frontispiece, ex libris, fleurons, and endpiece by Edouard Manet.Contemporary green Bradel cloth binding with moiré highlights, black shagreen title-piece (a little rubbed), covers preserved.A good copy of this sought-after work, on account of its reproductions of Manet's drawings (cf Clouzot). Léon Vanier Paris 1887 15,5x23,5cm relié

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        THE WOODLANDERS (FINE COPY of the First Edition in Three Volumes)

      London: Macmillan, 1887. Hardy, Thomas. THE WOODLANDERS. London: Macmillan and Co, 1887. First Edition, first impression, one of only 1,000 copies published on March 15th, 1887. Three volumes, 8vo, original dark green pebbled publisher's cloth (the secondary binding with the leaf of out-of-date ads from volume one excised by the binder). A FINE, fresh, and untouched example with only the most minor of blemishes. A few corners are just lightly bumped, the spine gilt of Vol. 2 is just slightly less bright than the other two volumes, and there is one tiny nick to the spine tip of Vol. 3. The inner hinges are tight and sound; there is virtually none of the usual foxing. Armorial bookplates belonging to a previous owner are affixed to each volume's front paste-down. This is not one of the first 860 sets originally bound in green buckram-grain cloth in March of 1887 but part of a secondary binding-up in similarly colored pebble-grain cloth of the remaining 140 copies in sheets (which most likely occurred sometime before September of 1887 when Macmillan released its follow-up one volume edition of 2,000 copies). The first bound group went primarily to the lending libraries of Mudie and W. H. Smith which accounts for the generally atrocious condition of the few badly marked survivors which are more to be pitied than purchased. Purdy pp. 54-57. Housed in a new, custom slipcase. . First Edition. Decorative Boards. Fine.

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        Fine Printed Official Account of the 'Celebration of Her Majesty's Jubilee' (1819-1901, Queen of Great Britain)]

      1887 - in the Abbey on Tuesday, 21st June 1887, with an astonishing wealth of detail about events, state, public and family, between Monday 20th June and Tuesday 2nd August, on a scale never before known, printers' handsome silver-grey papered boards, gilt title, rules and large crowned VR on upper cover, 189 sides 13" x 8

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        THE WOODLANDERS (FINE COPY of the First Edition in Three Volumes)

      Macmillan, London 1887 - Hardy, Thomas. THE WOODLANDERS. London: Macmillan and Co, 1887. First Edition, first impression, one of only 1,000 copies published on March 15th, 1887. Three volumes, 8vo, original dark green pebbled publisher's cloth (the secondary binding with the leaf of out-of-date ads from volume one excised by the binder). A FINE, fresh, and untouched example with only the most minor of blemishes. A few corners are just lightly bumped, the spine gilt of Vol. 2 is just slightly less bright than the other two volumes, and there is one tiny nick to the spine tip of Vol. 3. The inner hinges are tight and sound; there is virtually none of the usual foxing. Armorial bookplates belonging to a previous owner are affixed to each volume's front paste-down. This is not one of the first 860 sets originally bound in green buckram-grain cloth in March of 1887 but part of a secondary binding-up in similarly colored pebble-grain cloth of the remaining 140 copies in sheets (which most likely occurred sometime before September of 1887 when Macmillan released its follow-up one volume edition of 2,000 copies). The first bound group went primarily to the lending libraries of Mudie and W. H. Smith which accounts for the generally atrocious condition of the few badly marked survivors which are more to be pitied than purchased. Purdy pp. 54-57. Housed in a new, custom slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Sauks

      Splingfield, Illinois - H W Rokker, 1887 Book. VERY GOOD INDEED. Hardcover. First edition.. An historical text on the Black Hawk conflict. This conflict was between the United States Coloniesand the Native Americans who were led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. This conflict was triggeredwhen a group of Sauks, Meskwakis andKickapoos crossed the Mississippi River into the US state of Illinois from the Iowa'Indian' territory. This is by Pery A Armstrong's seminal work and today is very scarce. Armstrong was a member of theIllinois House of Representatives and historian. Armstrong's family actually retreated during the Black Hawk War to Morris. The first edition of this work given from the perspective of a white American from Illinois. Condition: In a full cloth binding with gilt stamping to the spine and front board. Externally, smart with bumping to the head and tail of spine and to the extremities. Small loss to the head and tail of spine due to bumping. Portrait of Perry A Armstrong after title page is torn at the top, not affecting image. Internally, generally firmly bound though strained in places. Pages are slightly age toned to edges and clean throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        THE WOODLANDERS. In three volumes.

      Three volumes. Original cloth gilt. Octavo. Edges untrimmed. First edition, first issue, with double line borders and advertisement at rear of volume one. Volume one has been expertly Recased with small repairs to head and heel of spine. Volume three lacks a half-title. All have bookplates of Pickford Waller. Generally the bindings show signs of use with rubbing to extremities and light bumping of corners and heads and heels of spines. Altogether, a very good set in original cloth.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        Bracton's Note Book, A Collection of Cases Decided in the King's Courts During the Reign of Henry the Third, Annotated by a Lawyer of That Time, Seemingly by Henry of Bratton. Three Volumes [complete]

      First edition of one of Maitland's earliest works and one which Vinogradoff called "a model of its kind", privately printed at Maitland's expense, and providing us with the raw data upon which Bracton worked in constructing his famed treatise. Original cloth gilt, lightly worn, discreetly ex-Cambridge University Press Library, Fetter Lane, a few hinges cracking, largely uncut; the Taussig copy. C.J. Clay & Sons, Cambridge University Press Warehouse [etc.], London, 1887.

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        Etching with surface tone: Two Trees Winter Landscape with Trees

      1887. Signed in pencil by the artist. no watermark. On ivory thick Japan paper, with wide margins. 96 x 156 mm. Matted. Signed in pencil by the artist. no watermark. On ivory thick Japan paper, with wide margins. 96 x 156 mm. Schneider 129, only state

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        Imperial Cabinet photo signed 'Albert Edward' and dated (1841-1910, King of Great Britain)

      1887 - showing him three quarters length in uniform as Colonel in the 19th Hussars, he is turning slightly away from the camera and has his hand on the hilt of his sword, in his other hand he is holding his plumed helmet, 11½" x 7". no place,

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        Fine cabinet photo by Chalot, Paris, signed, "Philippe Comte de Paris" (Comte de Paris, 1838-1894, Prince Royal after the death of his father Ferdinand in 1848 from a carriage accident and King of the French after his Grandfather's abdication in 1848)

      1887 - inscribed to "Monsieur de Montelle" with the place and date, showing him three quarters length, wearing an overcoat, 6¼" x 4¼", in original brass and glass frame with a slight easel style back and a heavy bevilled glass, Vevey, May

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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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        Werke. Vollständige Ausgabe durch einen Verein von Freunden des Verewigten.

      Berlin, Duncker & Humblot, 1834-45 und 1887. - Mischauflage 19 Bände und Supplement in 21 Bänden. Mit 2 gest. Porträts u. 1 Faksimile. HLdr. d. Zt. Goed. V, 11. - Erste Gesamtausgabe. Die Bände 7/2, 16-19 u. Suppl. in erster Ausgabe; 1-7/1, u. 10/1-15 in 2. Auflage; 8-9 in 3. Auflage. Der Supplementband enthält Hegels Biographie von K. Rosenkranz, Bd. 19 (Briefe in 2 Abt.) erschien über 40 Jahre später und fehlt fast immer (hier in Or.-Hldr.). - Etwas berieben u. tls. bestoßen, Leder etwas brüchig, einige Restaurierungen. Papierbedingt teilw. gebräunt, etwas stockfleckig, Vorsatz, Titel und je Band 1-2 Textbll. mit Namensstempel. Insgesamt recht gutes Exemplar der selten kompletten Reihe! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Aucassin & Nicolette, A Love Story: Edited in Old French, and Rendered in Moden English, (With Introduction, Glossary, etc.) by F.W. Bourdillon, M.A.

      Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., London 1887. Printed by C. Whittingham & Co at the Chiswick Press. Large paper copy. 8vo (16,5x10,5 cm). LXXXII+245+(1) pages. Title printed in red and black. Binding by Alfred de Sauty (signed on front rurn-in) of red crushed morocco with gilt decorations on spine, boards and along inside edges (double gilt rules, framing the spine compartments). Gilt titling on spine. All edges gilt. Bookplate on front pastedown (Evelyn Byng) and signature (also EB) on front endpaper. Minimal brownspotting on a few pages. Slight wear to upper corners. Hinges professionally restored. An attractive and elegant example on the outstanding talent and craft of the distinguished English bookbinder Alfred de Sauty (1870-1949).

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        Volksvermögen, Volkseinkommen und ihre Verteilung. Staats- und socialwissenschaftliche Forschungen, Band 7, Heft 1.

      Leipzig, Duncker & Humblot, 1887. - (6) 110 S., (2) S. Anz., priv. HLn., Bindung gelockert, Anm.aV. -- ". Das Thema seiner der Ökonomie gewidmeten Arbeit ist ebenso bemerkenswert wie das Ergebnis seiner Beteiligung. Als Außenseiter erhält er den ersten Preis, und zwar zu dem Problem: "Mittel und Wege, Volksvermögen und Volkseinkommen zu messen". 1887 erscheint - von Leutkirch aus - in der von G. Schmoller herausgegebenen Reihe . seine Arbeit über "Volksvermögen, Volkseinkommen und ihre Verteilung." ." (Wingen 5). - Mit handschriftlichen Anmerkungen von H(ermann) Losch - das Handexemplar der ersten Veröffentlichung des späteren Präsidenten des Württ. Statistischen Landesamts.-- [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Advertising wall calendar for the year 1887.

      NY, 1887. 14 x 12 1/2. Chromolithographed background of the 4 seasons is lithographed on heavy stock. In the center are 12 large circular chromolithographed tear-off months, held in place with a "button"--which also holds the revolving metal pointer. Each sheet displays the days of that month around the circumference, and the complete 12 months within. The reverse is printed in black, with more monthly calendars and with advertising for the firm. There is a metal hook for hanging the calendar. There is a closed tear through the first 3 sheets at the right-hand staple, and a chip from the first 4 sheets at the left-hand staple. Very good condition. Samuel Styles and Alexander Cash (printers, stationers, lithographers, blank-book & loose-leaf manufacturers) founded their company in 1865. "It was a modest business when established, consisting of a very small job-printing plant, without power, and a retail store where miscellaneous stationery and a variety of books were sold." The business prospered and grew, and celebrated its 50th anniversary in 1914. (The Inland Printer, Volume 54) From the collection of Jack Golden, this calendar was in Princeton's 1992 Graphic Americana exhibition.

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        The Brownies: Their Book

      New York: The Century Company, 1887. xii+144 pages Illustrated throughout. Quarto (10 3/4" x 8 1/2") bound in original glazed pictorial quarter morocco slipcase. boards in original pictorial jacket with . First edition, first state, with the De Vinne Press seal immediately below the copyright notice.The Brownies is a series of publications by Canadian illustrator and author Palmer Cox, based on names and elements from English traditional mythology and Scottish stories told to Cox by his grandmother. Illustrations with verse aimed at children, The Brownies was published in magazines and books during the late 19th century and early 20th century. Not unlike fairies and goblins, Brownies are imaginary little sprites, who are supposed to delight in harmless pranks and helpful deeds. Never allowing themselves to be seen by mortal eyes, they are male, drawn to represent many professions and nationalities, all mischievous members of the fairy world whose principal attribute is helping with chores while a family sleeps. The Brownie characters became famous in their day, and at the peak of their popularity were a pioneering name brand within merchandising. The first appearances of Brownie characters in a print publication took place in 1879, but not until the February, 1881 issue of Wide Awake magazine were the creatures printed in their final form. The first proper story, The Brownies' Ride, appeared in the February 1883 issue of the children's periodical St. Nicholas Magazine. Published in 1899, The Brownies Abroad is considered the first Brownie comic strip, though it didn't utilize speech balloons until the publication The Brownie Clown of Brownie Town of 1908. From 1903, The Browniesappeared as a newspaper Sunday strip for several years. The first compilation, The Brownies, Their Book, was published in 1887, followed by 16 books in the series until the last in 1918.Condition:Rubbing to board and spine extremities; marginal dampstaining through majority of leaves, ownership inscription. Dust jacket, dampstaining, some wrinkling and creasing, few small chips a better than good copy in scarce like jacket. Quarter morocco slipcase with rubbing to raised spine bands else very good to fine.

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        Set of Victor Hugo's Works: Les Miserables, Notre-Dame, The Man Who Laughs, Ninety-Three, Toiler's of the Sea

      Little, Brown, and Company, 1887. Twelve volumes Thick octavo Profusely illustrated by the great artists of the day, including Gustave Dore three-quarter red smooth morocco over marbled boards, spines with raised bands and extra gilt, top edges gilt others untrimmed, marbled endpapers, silk bookmark bound in, by David "Les Miserables": Fantine, Cossette, Marius, The Idyll and the Epic, Jean Valjean, five volumes Ninety-Three, one volume Toiler's of the Sea, two volumes Notre Dame, two volumes The Man Who Laughs, two volumes Fine No. 4 of 150 sets

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        Vom Hirn und Rückenmark.Mainz, P.A. Winkopp & Komp. (colophon: printed by Johann Joseph Alef), 1788. Small 8vo (15.5 x 9.5 cm). Near contemporary boards.

      August Hirsch, Biogr. Lexikon ... Aerzte (1887), pp. 453-455; cf. VD18 (1792 ed.). First edition of one of the rare early anatomical works of one of the most important German anatomists, later also known for his introduction of vaccinations against smallpox soon after Jenner's 1798 publications on the subject, his work on fossils and sunspots, and his 1809 invention of an electrical telegraph. The present work discusses the anatomy of the human brain and spinal chord, carrying on from the author's doctoral thesis a decade earlier on the neural organization of the brain. In very good condition. The backstrip is slightly damaged, but the binding remains good.

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        Vedute del Tevere in Roma prima della sua sistemazione: sponda destra (- sinistra). Roma, Fratelli D'Alessandri, 1887

      1887. due album in-folio (mm 514x426). Legatura uniforme coeva in percallina marrone, al piatto anteriore titolo in oro entro cornice impressa a secco definita da duplice filetto dorato. Cantonali metallici agli angoli esterni. Abrasioni ai piatti, mancanze alle cuffie inferiori e superiori, particolarmente danneggiata la porzione inferiore del dorso del secondo volume. Numerazione manoscritta in lapis rosso al verso di ogni carta. I) Sponda destra: 43 fotografie all'albumina (misura media mm 385x270) montate su cartoncino. All'angolo inferiore destro timbro a secco dello studio fotografico romano Fratelli D'Alessandri. Didascalia esplicativa stampata sul supporto cartaceo al piede di ogni fotografia con datazione della stessa. La didascalia delle fotografie 28-33, 35 e 37 è impressa su un ritaglio cartaceo. II) Sponda sinistra: 53 fotografie all'albumina (misura media mm 385x270) montate su cartoncino. All'angolo inferiore destro timbro a secco dello studio fotografico romano Fratelli D'Alessandri. Didascalia esplicativa stampata sul supporto cartaceo al piede di ogni fotografia con datazione della stessa. La didascalia delle fotografie 35, 38-40 è impressa su un ritaglio cartaceo, mentre è manoscritta quella delle fotografie 36 e 37. Le fotografie 50 e 53 sono montate su cartoncino azzurro. Splendido esemplare, lievi arrossature. Eccezionale raccolta di fotografie realizzate tra il 1877 e il 1887 dai fratelli Antonio e Paolo Francesco D'Alessandri, titolari di uno dei più affermati studi fotografici italiani dell'Ottocento, nonchè del primo studio professionale di Roma. Nel 1887 il Genio Civile di Roma commissionò ai D'Alessandri una campagna fotografica destinata a documentare lo stato del fiume Tevere prima e dopo la costruzione degli argini, promossa dal piano regolatore del 1883: questa raccolta di albumine rappresenta un'opera di fondamentale valore per la conservazione della memoria storica romana, ovvero una delle rarissime documentazioni visive della Roma ottocentesca, oggi altrimenti perduta. Il ruolo centrale di queste albumine per la storia della Capitale venne messo in luce nella grande Mostra di fotografia romana curata da Silvio Negro, tenutasi nel 1956. Composto complessivamente da 96 fotografie, questo straordinario esemplare costituisce una delle raccolte più complete fra le pochissime conosciute (il Museo di Roma possiede una raccolta di 90 fotografie).

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        Le théâtre contemporain

      1887. L. Frinzine, Paris 1887, 11,5x19cm, relié. - L. Frinzine, Paris 1887, 11,5x19cm, relié. - Edizione originale per il quale non è stato redatto grandi giornali. Binding bronzo metà polpaccio, torna liscia decorata con doppio oro striping, data coda oro marmorizzato piatti di carta, guardie e contreplats di carta fatta a mano, copertine conservato, elegante pastiche vincolante firmato P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Firmato autografo dell'autore al suo amico (Eugene) Yung, direttore della rivista blu con inchiostro rosa. Alcuni punti in particolare che colpisce gli ultimi strati. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Reliure en demi veau bronze, dos lisse orné de doubles filets dorés, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures conservées, élégante reliure pastiche signée de P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Envoi autographe signé de Jules Barbey D'aurevilly à son ami (Eugène) Yung, directeur de La revue bleue, à l'encre rose. Quelques rousseurs affectant plus particulièrement les derniers feuillets, pâles taches sur le dos.

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        Moralités légendaires

      First edition, one of 400 numbered copies on vélin mécanique paper, the only printing, along with 20 on grand vélin.With a frontispiece portrait etching of the author engraved by E. Laforgue. This copy is in new covers intended for resale by L. Vanier. One small insignificant stain to upper cover , a little very light foxing. Rare. Lib. de la Revue indépendante Paris 1887 13,5x19cm broché

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        The Works of Edmund Burke. Burke's Writings and Speeches.

      London: John C. Nimmo, 1887. 12 volumes; 8vo. Beautifuly bound in recent brown half morocco with gilt titles and gilt to spines, brown cloth boards, top edges gilt. Portrait frontispiece to vol.I. A superb set of Burke's philosophical and political writings.

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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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        Bibliographie aèronautique. Catalogue de Livres d'Histoire, de Science, de Voyages et de Fantaisie, traitant de la Navigation ou des Aérostats

      1887. Decorative head-pieces. 62 pp., one leaf. Large 4to, orig. printed wrappers bound in cont. red half-morocco & marbled boards (spine rubbed), green morocco lettering piece on spine (with balloon devices in gilt), decorative endpapers. Paris: H. Launette, 1887. First edition, regular paper issue, but with a specially inserted frontispiece portrait of Gaston and Albert Tissandier on Japan paper along with a leaf of pale green Annonay paper specially manufactured with the watermarks of the names of Joseph and Etienne Montgolfier and their medallion portraits. This, the first bibliography on aviation, is Gaston Tissandier's own working copy with a number of marks throughout regarding his own holdings. Apart from the rubbing, a fine copy.

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