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        Collection Dentu. Autographes (3 Tomes - Complet) Tome I : Séries I II et III : Souverains. Hommes d'Etat. Hommes d'Etat contemporains. Hommes d'Etat et Généraux étrangers. Hommes de guerre, marins et navigateurs , Tome II : Séries IV, V et VI : Savants, astronomes, Mathématiciens, Physiciens et chimistes, Médecins, Géographes, Explorateurs, Erudits, Historiens, Economistes, Philosophes. Artistes, Peintres, Statuaires, Graveurs, Architectes, Compositeurs. Littérateurs, prosateurs, critiques, romanciers, publicistes. Tome III : Série VII, VIII, IX et X, et Index alphabétique de la Première Partie, et Catalogue de l'importante collection de lettres autographes et de documents historiques composant le Cabinet de Madame Edouard Dentu Série I, I

      E. Dentu 1887 - 3 vol. in-8 reliure de l'époque bradel demi-toile verte, reliure signée par Petitot, E. Dentu, Paris, 1887-1888, 331 ; 335 ; 266-32 pp. et 4073 numéros Bon état (des rouss., annotations modernes en garde, rares annotations dans le texte). Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Cardinal]
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        Eigenhändige Postkarte mit Unterschrift. Kl. quer-8vo. Athen 19. Mai 1887.

      An den Buchhändler Ermanno Loescher in Rom. Bittet um Übersendung von Marco Minghettis "Vita di Raffaele", usw. - Griechische Postkarte (mit eigenh. Anschrift verso) auf bläulichem Karton mit gedruckter Mäanderbordüre. (Eingangsvermerk quer über die Schrift.).- Schliemann-Schriftstücke sind im Handel selten!

      [Bookseller: Fontane-Antiquariat]
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        Abrojos.

      Imprenta Cervantes, 1887, Santiago de Chile. 1ª edición. - 19x12. Encuadernación nueva en piel, con nervios e hierros en planos y lomo. 128 pgs. Lomo superior dorado. Portadilla, portada, hoja final de respeto y contracubierta facsimiladas. Muy buen estado, excepto por algunos dispersos puntos de óxido. (M6355)

      [Bookseller: Librería y Editorial Renacimiento, S.A.]
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        Morozhenoe. (Ice Cream - Eiscreme). risunki V. Lebedeva. (Illustrated by / illustriert von Vladimir Lebedev). 3. izd. (3. Auflage). (Text Russisch).

      12 ungez. S. (incl. Umschlag) durchgehend mit farbigen Illustrationen, Orig.-Heftung. 3. Auflage, gegenüber der ersten Ausgabe besonders in der Anlage der Illustrationen deutlich verändert.- Der Lyriker Marsak (1887 - 1964) war ab 1924 Leiter der Kinderbuchabteilung des Staatsverlages und aktiver Förderer der Avantgarde.- Vladimir Lebedev studierte gemeinsam mit Tatlin an der Akademie der Künste in Moskau und war ebenfalls 1924 - 1933 Chefredakteur der Kinderbuchabteilung des Staatsverlages.- Vgl. The Russian Avant-Garde Book, S.172. New York, MoMA.- Obere Ecke gering knickspurig, insgesamt sehr gutes Exemplar des seltenen Kinderbuches.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Eckert & Kaun GbR]
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        She. A History of Adventure.

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1887.. Classic tale of sorcery. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE. Octavo, pp.317. Illustrated, two colour plates as frontispiece. Publisher's dark blue cloth with gilt titles to spine and upper board, patterned endpapers. First Issue, with the following errors; 'geneleman' for 'genelman' p.59, line 22, 'had' for 'have' p126, line 26, 'it compared' for 'if compared' p.258, line 37 and 'godness me' p.269, line 38. Whatmore fails to note the 'geneleman' misspelling but lists one further misprint 'mysogymist' for 'mysogynist', p.88, line 4. This in itself may be erroneous- we have not encountered such a mistake in all our years of cataloguing this title and at the time of writing no other copy available for sale is described as such. Text block slightly dropped within the case, very light wear to cloth. No inscriptions. Nicely rounded spine; sewing possibly tightened at some stage but if so then expertly done. A near fine copy. Eerie Late-Victorian adventure in which African explorers discover a lost and ancient people ruled by an immortal white queen. Actually printed in December 1886. Previously published as a serial story in the Graphic, October 1886-January 1887, illustrated by E.K. Johnson. The book-form edition features some textual revisions from that version.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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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

      - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller Inc.]
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        Klein-Rainers Weltreise.

      Quer 4. 16 nn. Bll. Mit 14 Farblithographien von Lily Hildebrandt. Gelber Orig.-Pappband mit farb. Deckelvignette und Schmuckvorsätzen. Dietrichs Münchener Künstler-Bilderbücher, Buch 33. - Ihme III/141. Vollmer II/444. Brüggemann, II/139, 389. Erstausgabe dieses bedeutenden Beispiels für das experimentelle Bilderbuch der Hinterglasmalerin und Hölzelschülerin. Lily Hildebrandt (Fürth 1887 - 1974 Stuttgart) stammte aus der jüd. Familie Uhlmann. Sie war zunächst Schülerin von Ad. Meyer in Berlin. 1913 zog sie nach Stuttgart und war dort Meisterschülerin von Adolf Hölzel. Ihr Stuttgarter Haus wurde nach 1919 zu einem Treffpunkt der Avantgarde. "Die Bilder wirken wie aus Buntpapierstücken zusammengesetzt und erzielen ihre Wirkung durch geometrisierte, farbenfrohe großflächige Formen. Auffallend ist das Bemühen der Illustratorin um geschlossene, durchgearbeitete Bildkompositionen. Sie gliedert die Flächen häufig in zwei oder drei farbig unterschiedliche Grundflächen und verzahnt diese dann durch kleinere, meist figürliche Elemente. So entstehen neben recht plakativen Bildern durchaus spannungsvolle Bilder.." (Brüggemann, Bd. 2, S. 139, 389 nach Hoffmann/Thiele 199). Der Protagonist dieses Buches, Rainer Hildebrandt (1914 - 2004), Sohn des Kunsthistorikers Hans Hildebrandt und Lily Hildebrandts, war Freund und Schüler Albrecht Haushofers, Widerstandskämpfer und Gründer bzw. Leiter des Museums "Haus am Checkpoint Charlie". - Mit einer vierzeiligen eigenh. Widmung der Verfasserin (ohne Namenszug) "Meiner lieben Bertha zum Andenken an das Haus Hildebrandt, Weihnachten 1918". Bertha war die Haushälterin im Hause Hildebrandt. - Rücken berieben, Bezug am Fuß abgestoßen. Buchblock lose im Einband. Fast fleckenfreies Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Müller & Gräff e.K.]
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        Zwölf graphische Arbeiten. (Hier Originalmappe mit elf von zwölf signierten erotischen Arbeiten.)

      Wilhelm Wagner (geb. 26.4.1887, gest. 1968, siehe Becker-Thieme Band 35, S. 54 und Vollmer, Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künste, Band 5) schloß sich der Berliner Sezession um M. Liebermann an. Hier elf signierte von zwölf Originalgraphiken weiblicher Akte im Privatdruck Nr. 17 von 50 Exemplaren. In einer Mappe Halbpergament und Kunstpapier bezogen und goldener Titelschrift.

      [Bookseller: Potsdamer Antiquariat]
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        Finale - der Tod als Geiger. Orig.-Radierung.

      50 x 35 cm, 36 x 25 cm , Min. stockfleckig - sonst schöner Abzug. Einzelblatt aus der Mappe Totentanz (60 Exemplare). Vom Künstler links unten betitelt, rechts signiert. Aus familiären Nachlass.- Josef Divéky, auch Josef von Divéky (1887-1951) ungarischer Grafiker und Designer. Nach Besuch einer privaten Malschule studierte Divéky 1905-1907 an der Akademie der Bildenden Künste Wien bei Alois Delug und 1907-1910 an der Wiener Kunstgewerbeschule Schüler bei Rudolf Larisch und Berthold Löffler. Beruflich war Divéky als Gebrauchsgrafiker in Wien, Zürich, Brüssel und Budapest erfolgreich tätig. Ab 1919 lebte er in Bethlis in der Schweiz. Wegen einer Steuerschuld wurde Diveky von den schweizer Behörden ausgewiesen. Ab 1941 lehrte er an der Kunstgewerbeschule Budapest. 1951 Krankheit und Suizid.Divéky arbeitete für die Wiener Werkstätte, als Designer für die Glaslusterfirma Lobmeyr. Er war ein hervorragender Grafiker und Buchillustrator, schuf zahlreiche Exlibris, publizierte in verschiedenen Zeitschriften.

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

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

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        Zum Rudolph-See und Stephanie-See

      XVIII S. + 877 S. 4 Quart Ln. Die Forschungsreise des Grafen Samuel Teleki in Ost-Aequatorial-Afrika 1887-1888 geschildert von seinem Begleiter Ludwig Ritter von Höhne. Mit 179 s/w Original-Illustrationen und 2 großen Karten in reichem Farbendruck. Mit einem s/w Portrat des Grafen vor dem Titel. Das Titelblatt ist im unteren Bereich beschnitten u. rep. Das vord. Schmutzbl. ist lose. Die kl. farbl. geologische Übersichtskarte ist eingerissen. Die Karten sind an den Falten etw. eingerissen u. die zweite Karte ist seitl. etw. eingerissen. Der Schnitt ist gebräunt, vor allem am Kopf. Das obere und untere Kap. ist etw. berieben und bestoßen mit kl. Abplatzungen. Die Ecken sind etwas berieben. Die Fußecken sind bestoßen. Der hintere Buchdeckel hat einen kl. Lichtschaden im oberen und vorderen Bereich, sonst gutes Exemplar. Einige Blätter ragen leicht über den Vorderschnitt heraus. Sonst gutes Exemplar. sehr guter Zustand

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Boller]
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        The Coleoptera of the British Islands

      Reeve 1887-1913, London - 6 vols, 200 hand-col + 5 plain plates. roy. 8vo. HB. Orig. cloth, gt. Some foxing, particularly to start and end of each volume, affecting the final few plates in some volumes. A very good set. The rare illustrated, large paper edition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: PEMBERLEY NATURAL HISTORY BOOKS BA]
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        The Game of Logic.

      London: MacMillan and Co, 1887. First trade edition. Octavo, original publisher's red cloth. Inscribed by Lewis Carroll to his nephew, on the half-title in purple ink, "Bertram J. Collingwood with the Author's love Mar. 87." The volume contains the original envelope containing the playing board, with six of the nine rare counters. In very good condition with some rubbing to the extremities and a small repair to the spine. Uncommon signed and inscribed. The native acuteness and ingenuity of [Carroll's] intellect led him to devote much attention to formal logic, in whose intricate puzzles he delighted, and he almost seemed to have convinced himself that it was an engine for the discovery of new truth, instead of a means of detecting error--that more could be got out of the premises than was put into them" (DNB). This first published edition was preceded only by an extremely small private printing in 1886 that Carroll suppressed.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books]
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        Otello Dramma Lirico in Quattro Atti versi di Arrigo Boito... Riduzioni di Michele Saladino Canto e Pianoforte (A) netti Fr. 20. Pianoforte Solo (A) netti Fr. 12

      Milano: Tito di Gio. Ricordi [PN 51023], 1887. First Edition, earliest issue, preceding Hopkinson's 63A "first issue." The main differences between the present issue and Hopkinson's first issue is the absence of reference to the date of first performance on the title and the presence of St. Petersburg agent "M. Bernard" instead of "E. Mellier to the foot of the title." Crawford p. 604. Otello, to a libretto by Arrigo Boito after William Shakespeare's play Othello, or The Moor of Venice, was first performed in Milan ad the Teatro alla Scala on February 5, 1887. "That Otello, give the composer's age and eminence, should be hailed by the majority as the greatest Italian opera of its day as well as the composer's crowning achievement could be taken for granted. Has time upheld these judgements? The first of them, most certainly. Indeed no opera of the 1880s comes within leagues of it except for Parsifal. While the 'veristic' melodramas, Tosca and Madama Butterfly included, which shocked and thrilled the Europe of the fin du siècle, are still very much of their period, Otello remains as fresh, as challenging, as essentially modern as the day it was written. To detractors of Italian opera it remains, together with Falstaff and The Requiem, the composer's passport to immortality. Indeed, many have come to a full understanding of Verdi's genius by starting from Otello..." Budden: The Operas of Verdi, p. 412.. Quarto. Original publisher's full purple cloth with decorative stamping and titling gilt, decorative endpapers. 1f. (recto half-title, verso blank), 1f. (recto title, verso publisher's statement and device], 1f. (recto named cast list, verso blank), 1f. (recto index, verso blank), 364 pp. Title, cast list and index leaves printed in black and red inks. Preserved in a custom-made olive green cloth slipcase edged in dark red morocco. Cast includes Tamagno as Otello, Maurel as Iago, Paroli as Cassio, Fornari as Roderigo, Navarrini as Lodovico, Limonta as Montano, Lagomarsino as the Herald, Pantaleoni as Desdemona, and Petrovich as Emilia. With publisher's small oval corner blindstamp dated "1 (January) 1887" to lower inner corner of first several leaves. Facsimile signature handstamp of former owner to lower portion of title. Binding slightly worn; faded at spine and edges. Browned; occasional minor foxing; some leaves slightly creased at lower outer corner.

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. O. O., 21. IV. 1887.

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris]
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        Le pair bimétallique (notes soumises à la Gold and Silver Commission).

      Paris, Guillaumin, 1887 - .1 petit volume in 8° (14x 20,5 cm), demi-reliure cuir marron, dos avec titres et fleurons dorés, plats marbrés (couleurs dominantes: jaune et noir), 85 pages sur papier épais, édition originale. L'auteur, Henri CERNUSCHI, d'origine italienne mais naturalisé français, est évidemment connu pour sa collection d'objets extrême- orientaux (à la base du Musée Cernushi à Paris), mais il joua un rôle politique important en diverses occasions au long de la seconde moitié du 19ème siècle: en Italie (où il est partisan actif de la réunification), en France, durant la Commune de Paris où il est Membre de la Commission des subsistances et, par la suite, fondateur de la Banque de Paris, qui fusionne en 1872 avec la Banque de Crédit et de Dépôt des Pays-Bas pour devenir la Banque de Paris et des Pays-Bas, la future Paribas. Il s'agit ici d'un ouvrage rare, consacré, on le devine, aux problèmes posés par les raports entre monnaies d'or et d'argent.Notre exemplaire est en excellent état. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Visitations of the County of Cornwall comprising The Heralds' Visitations of 1531, 1564, and 1620

      William Pollard, Exeter 1887 - Good condition. Quarto, full leather, with gilt decoration five raised bands and gilt titles across spine, wear to all edges small splits to front hinge otherwise binding in good order, top edges gilt, marbled end papers with gilt decoration to leather margins, previous ownership on early blank, internally clean, iv plus 672 pages and page of addenda and corrigenda. This a heavy item (3.2kg net weight). [****HEAVY ITEM - MAY REQUIRE ADDITIONAL POSTAGE****][QP] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Storia della città di Viterbo illustrata con note e nuovi documenti in gran parte inediti. Volume I (Volume II, III e IV ed ultimo)

      Tipografia della Camera dei Deputati - Tip. Sociale Agnesotti & C. (per il terzo e quarto vol.), 1887-1913. 8vo (cm. 22,8), 4 Voll., XXIX-572, XXIV-485, XIX-643, XX-552 pp. Legature in mz. tela con titolo oro su tassello in pelle al ds. Copertine editoriali applicate ai piatti (assente la cop. posteriore del terzo vol.). Ottimo esemplare in barbe, parzialmente a fogli chiusi. Raro.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Ex Libris s.r.l.]
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        Den norske Nordhavs-Expedition 1876 - 1878 / The Norwegian North-Atlantic Expedition. The North Ocean, Its Depths, Temperature and Circulation / Nordhavets Dybder, Temperatur og Strominger (In vorliegendem Exemplar: Band XVIII). Autor: H. Mohn.

      Christiania, Grondahl & Son, 1887. - 212 S., 2°. Mit Abbildungen auf 48 lithographishcen Tafeln, z. Tl. doppelblattgroß, 3 Holzschnitten und zahlreichen Tabellen. BibliotheksPp mit entsprechenden Aufklebern, Stempeln und Akzessionseinträgen. Insgesamt sehr gut.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat & Buchhandlung Rose]
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        Otello Dramma Lirico in Quattro Atti versi di Arrigo Boito. Riduzioni di Michele Saladino Canto e Pianoforte (A) netti Fr. 20. Pianoforte Solo (A) netti Fr. 12

      Tito di Gio. Ricordi [PN 51023], Milano 1887 - Quarto. Original publisher's full purple cloth with decorative stamping and titling gilt, decorative endpapers. 1f. (recto half-title, verso blank), 1f. (recto title, verso publisher's statement and device], 1f. (recto named cast list, verso blank), 1f. (recto index, verso blank), 364 pp. Title, cast list and index leaves printed in black and red inks. Preserved in a custom-made olive green cloth slipcase edged in dark red morocco. Cast includes Tamagno as Otello, Maurel as Iago, Paroli as Cassio, Fornari as Roderigo, Navarrini as Lodovico, Limonta as Montano, Lagomarsino as the Herald, Pantaleoni as Desdemona, and Petrovich as Emilia. With publisher's small oval corner blindstamp dated "1 (January) 1887" to lower inner corner of first several leaves. Facsimile signature handstamp of former owner to lower portion of title. Binding slightly worn; faded at spine and edges. Browned; occasional minor foxing; some leaves slightly creased at lower outer corner. First Edition, earliest issue, preceding Hopkinson's 63A "first issue." The main differences between the present issue and Hopkinson's first issue is the absence of reference to the date of first performance on the title and the presence of St. Petersburg agent "M. Bernard" instead of "E. Mellier to the foot of the title." Crawford p. 604. Otello, to a libretto by Arrigo Boito after William Shakespeare's play Othello, or The Moor of Venice, was first performed in Milan ad the Teatro alla Scala on February 5, 1887."That Otello, give the composer's age and eminence, should be hailed by the majority as the greatest Italian opera of its day as well as the composer's crowning achievement could be taken for granted. Has time upheld these judgements? The first of them, most certainly. Indeed no opera of the 1880s comes within leagues of it except for Parsifal. While the 'veristic' melodramas, Tosca and Madama Butterfly included, which shocked and thrilled the Europe of the fin du siècle, are still very much of their period, Otello remains as fresh, as challenging, as essentially modern as the day it was written. To detractors of Italian opera it remains, together with Falstaff and The Requiem, the composer's passport to immortality. Indeed, many have come to a full understanding of Verdi's genius by starting from Otello." Budden: The Operas of Verdi, p. 412. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Zeitschrift des Deutschen und Österreichischen Alpenvereins. Konvolut 18. - 33. Jahrang in 16 Bänden. 1887 - 1902.

      München: Verlag des Deutschen und Österreichischen Alpenvereins., 1887 - 16 grüne, ornamentierte Leinenbände, mit Rückentitelprägung (in zwei verschiedenen Größen) in zeitgemäß sehr gutem, sauberm Zustand, mit allen Beilage, mit sehr zahlreichen Abbildungen und Karten. 8. - 33. Jahrang in 16 Bänden.1887 - 1902. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 18000

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        Histoire topographique et anecdotique des rues de Bayonne

      Bayonne, Imp. A. Lamaignère, 1887-1896. 7 volumes in-12, reliure demi-parchemin ivoire, premiers plats des couvertures conservés (erreur du relieur : pièces de tomaison des tomes 1 et 2 interverties). Bel exemplaire, complet de 7 VOLUMES et du plan. * Daranatz, N° 23 : "Dans cet ouvrage, d'ordinaire fort exact, M. Ducéré se montre incontestablement supérieur à tous ceux qui ont écrit sur Bayonne avant lui. Il a déployé là un esprit d'ordre, de clarté et de méthode, une intelligence des m

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        The History of Freemasonry. Volume I, II and III [cmpl.]. Its Antiquities, Symbols, Constitutions, Customs, Etc. Emracing an Investigation of the Records of the Organisation of the Fraternity in England, Scotland, Ireland, British Colonies, France, Germany, and the United States. Derived from Official Sources.

      London, Thomas C. Jack, 1884, 1885, 1887. - [8], 504 p., with 16 plates / [4], 502 p., with 17 plates (2 coloured) / [4], 502 p., with 16 plates and 6 charts (3 folded), 4°, Gilt illus. O-Halfleather (red) with gilt edging (3 Vols.) Wolfstieg 4032,2; Ackermann V/139 (6 Vol.-Edition). - The work was almost the same time (1882-1887) also published in 6 blue Volumes with obviously the same pages. Vol. III with general Index for all. The plates mostly show portraits. - From the contents: The Ancient Mysteries; The Stonemasons (Steinmetzen) of Germany; The Craft Guilds (Corps d`État) of France; Mediaeval Operative Masonry; Masons` Marks; Apocryphal Manuscripts / Early British Freemasonry (Masonic Tradition, Cabbala, Mysticism, Ashmole, "Old Charges", Gothic Traditions etc.); History of the Grand Lodge of England; Freemasonry in York / History of the Grand Lodges of Ireland; Freemasonry in the German Empire; Freemasonry in Southern Europa (e.g. Austria, Spain, Greece, Turkey, Roumania); Freemasonry in Asia, Africe, West Indies, Maxico, Australasia, Oceania; The Dominion of Canada, and Newfoundland. - Robert Freke Gould (1836-1915) was one of the founders of the Quatuor Coronati Lodge, the present volumes are a reference work for the history of the freemasons with scientific demand. - Covers knocked, rubbed and dirty; Vol.I with owner`s note by "Charles Edward Robert Alexander Irvine"; all with small stamp; pages with minor foxing, otherwise very good.

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        Isbjørnen. Et Portræt.

      Orig. udgave. Kbhvn.: Gyldendal 1887. Særdeles velholdt eksemplar indbundet i det orig. komponerede røde hellærredsbind. Smaa Romaner III. Sjælden i denne indbinding.

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        4 (3 autogr. and 1 typed) letters signed. Mostly London, 1887 to 1915.

      1887. Small 4to and 8vo. Altogether 10¼ pp. To various addressees, on appointments and non-appointments: "It is with sincere and keen regret that I find myself unexpectedly disabled by the call of public duty from being present with you this evening. I had looked forward to the opportunity of hearing what Lord Haldane had to say on the subject of our National duty in these critical times, and of paying such tribute as I could to the signal service he has rendered, and the splendid example he has set, to the Empire. As I cannot be with you, I should be glad if you would convey my message to your meeting. Lord Haldane is the oldest personal and political friend that I have in the world. For the best part of 35 years we have been associated in close and unbroken intimacy. We have worked together, and fought side by side, through many vicissitudes of fortune, in the pursuit of what we have believed to be great and worthy causes, without (so far as I can recall) more than a passing shadow of difference in opinion, and always with the same ideals in view [...]" (from the letter of July 5, 1915; to Mr. Lincolnshire).

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        Militonna

      Paris, Conquet, 1887 23 x 16,4 cm, reliure estampée japonisante d'époque, garde de papier fleuri, ex-libris d'Octave Uzanne, dos toilé noir, couv. cons., chemise étui (Laurenchet), 255 pp. Edition illustrée d'un portrait et de dix compositions de Adrien Moreau gravés par A. Lamotte. L'un des ex. de tête sur Japon (non justifié) sur un tirage total de 500 ex.. Envoi de l'éditeur Conquet à Octave Uzanne. Exemplaire truffé d'une lettre autographe signée (1 p. in-12) d'Adrien Moreau à propos d'une visite à son atelier. Reliure japonisante habilement restaurée (plats conservés, dos refait). Ex-libris d'Octave Uzanne. Carteret IV, 178. L'édition originale de ce roman sur la Tauromachie parut en 1847 chez Desessart. Carteret IV, 178.

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        Propos d'exil

      - Calmann-Lévy, Paris 1887, 15x20cm, broché. - Edizione, una delle 75 copie numerate su Holland. Bellissimo esemplare conservato testimoni. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 30 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande. Minuscules manques aux plats de couverture, deux petites taches au deuxième plat, témoins conservés.

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        Andersonville: The Story of Man's Inhumanity to Man

      Des Moines, Iowa: Iowa Printing Company, 1887. 1st. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR on the front pastedown. A solid copy to boot of the uncommon 1887 1st edition of this look at one of the Confederacy's largest --and most notorious-- military prisons at Andersonville, Georgia. Solid and VG in its dark-green cloth, with bright gilt-lettering and decorative blindstamping to the front panel. Light staining at the preliminaries, otherwise very clean. 16mo, 100 pgs. Signed by Author.

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        Revue et archives suisses d'ontologie. Pathologie et thérapeutique des maladies de la bouche et des dents. Journal mensuel - Schweizerische Vierteljahrsschrift für Zahnheilkunde. Herausgegeben von der Schweizerischen Odontologischen Gesllschaft.

      Genève / Basel, imprimerie Rivera et Dubois / Société odontologique suisse, 1887 à 1903.17 volumes in-8 dont 14 en demi-basane noire, dos (frottés pour la plupart) avec titre et filets dorés, 2 volumes en demi-percaline noire avec filets à froid et titre doré, couvertures conservées et enfin 1 volume demi-basane noir, dos à 5 petits nerfs orné de fleurons, date, titre et mention "Ecole dentaire Genève" dorés, pièce de titre marron (dos uniformément passé, avec quelques frottements). Ex-libris Louis J. Baume. Illustration in-texte en noir; outre des figures illustrant les articles de la revue, on trouve quelques publicités relatives au matériel du dentiste: machine à fraiser, fauteuils, pompe à salive... Quelques hors-texte en noir et en couleurs, certains dépliants. L'ensemble débute en 1887 (dont le tout premier numéro de la revue) pour se terminer en 1903. Manquent les années 1898 et 1899. Mais certaines années sont à double, en différentes reliures (1888, 1889, 1892). Articles en français et en allemand.

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        Football: A Popular Handbook of The Game

      Religious Tract Society, London 1887 - One of the earliest of all football books, this volume covers both the association and rugby codes, largely instructional but with chapters on the history of the game. Original red cloth with gilt titles. Woodcut frontis of 'a Football Scrimmage' with 16 further illustrations and diagrams in text.Owner's name to front endpaper, dated 1889. Minor wear but generally an excellent copy of a true rarity. (Seddon A7). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Yachts and Yachting.

      New York: Cassell and Company, Limited,, 1887. Large quarto (320 x 245 mm). Original white and blue two-tone cloth, spine and front board lettered in gilt, all edges red, floral-patterned endpapers. Frontispiece, some 110 line-drawings to the text, by Cozzens and others. From the collection of Michael Gilkes (1923-2014), ophthalmic surgeon and bibliophile, though unmarked as such. Mild scattered soiling to cloth, extremities lightly rubbed, spine darkened and a little nicked, a few small abrasions along board-edges, pale marking to frontispiece and title, with mild damping to frontispiece recto, else internally clean. A very good copy. First edition, deluxe issue, number 105 of 250 large-paper copies, also published in the United Kingdom sometime the same year under the title American Yachts and Yachting, the American edition with likely priority, and preferred on the basis of the author's nationality. "Contains a history of American yachting from the early days of the New York Yacht Club to 1885 by Captain R. F. Coffin; the Mayflower and Galatea races of 1886, by Charles E. Clay; American steam yachting, by Edward S. Jaffray; and British yachting, by C. J. C. McAlister. The illustrations are line drawings of famous yachts, with captions telling about their owners" (Toy). Decidedly uncommon in the trade, with just one copy of the deluxe issue traced in auction records (in 1993), and four copies of the trade issue.

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        La cronologia rivendicata... offerta a sua Santità Leone XIII nella fausta occasione del suo Giubileo sacerdotale.

      Tip. Pontificia San Giuseppe, 1887. Cm. 54, pp. viii, 54 + 123 tavole cronologiche + 4 quadri sinottici. Sontuosa legatura coeva in pieno marocchino rosso con ricche decorazioni in oro a piatti e dorso. Stemma al centro dei piatti e tagli dorati. Riaggiustata la cuffia superiore, peraltro esemplare ben conservato. Dedica ms. dell'autore a sua Eccellenza rev.ma Carlo Verga.

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        Karikatur auf Adolf v. Menzel. Gouache und Deckfarben über Spuren von Bleistift.

       1887. Signiert \"C. Saltzmann\" und datiert (18)\"87\". Auf Papier, fest auf Pappe montiert. 51,8 x 33 cm. Blattfüllende, bildhaft ausgeführte Arbeit. Der Flötenspieler auf dem Balkon trägt das Konterfei Adolf von Menzels, während er von einem Schirm vor der Sonne geschützt wird, sind die Arbeiter unten im Bild ungeschützt den glühendem Eisen ausgesetzt. Menzel war vor allem durch seine historisierenden Darstellungen aus dem Leben Friedrichs des Großen und die Darstellung des Angehörige des Großbürgertums bekannt und geschätzt. Saltzmanns Arbeit kann als Stellungnahme für die Belange der Arbeiterschaft verstanden werden. Das Hochformat unterstreicht die soziale Stellung der dargestellten Figuren in besonderer Weise. - Sehr gut und farbfrisch erhalten. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Berlin, Adolf von Menzel, Karikatur, Arbeiterbewegung, Kaiserreich, Preußen, Preußen, 1880er Jahre,

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        Kan'yu nikki [trans.: Journey around the World]

      Numerous plates & maps (some folding & in color). Three vols. in two. 8vo, orig. sheep-backed cloth (extremities rubbed), spines lettered in gilt. [Tokyo: Privately published],1887. First edition and privately published. Kuroda (1840-90), served as the second Prime Minister of Japan in the years 1888-89, during which he oversaw the promulgation of the Meiji Constitution. During the early 1870s, he had travelled widely: Korea, China, America, and Europe. In 1874, he was appointed director of the Hokkaido Colonization Bureau and invited many American agricultural experts to visit Hokkaido to provide advice on which crops would be the most successful. Unfortunately, in 1881 he became caught up in the Bureau's scandal which caused him to resign from public office. As a result, he again travelled in Europe and the United States during the years 1886-87. The present book is a detailed account of Kuroda's travels, including a vivid account of his crossing Siberia from Vladivostok to St. Petersburg. He gives careful and full details of Korea, Russia (including Moscow and St. Petersburg), Istanbul, Italy, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Amsterdam, Brussels, Scotland, England (including London), Paris, New York (where he carefully studied the Brooklyn Bridge), the Erie Canal, Niagra Falls (of course!), Chicago, and San Francisco (including the fish canneries). Throughout he provides many observations on agricultural practices, industrial methods, foreign trade, the manufacture of steam engines, political and educational systems, public safety, transportation and communication systems, Chicago slaughter houses, military education, taxation, the punishment of criminals, and much statistical information. Very good set.

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        La reliure moderne artistique et fantaisiste.

      Edouard Rouveyre, Paris 1887 - Un volume in-8 (28,5 cm x 18,5 cm), 263 pp. Illustrations reproduites d'après les originaux par P.Albert-Dujardin et Dessins allégoriques de J.Adeline, G.Fraipont, A.Giraldon. Un frontispice en deux états de Albert Lynch gravé par Manesse. Un des cent exemplaires numérotés sur papier de la manufacture impériale de Tokio (Japon). Exemplaire signé par l'éditeur (Edouard Rouveyre) et l'auteur (Octave Uzanne). Plein chagrin vert avec double filets d'encadrement et fleurons aux quatre angles. Dos à cinq nerfs avec caissons à triple filets d'encadrement. Tête dorée. Couvertures conservées (illustrée par Adolphe Girardon). Large roulette d'encadrement avec gardes de soie jaune. Roulettes dorées sur les coupes. Dos légèrement insolé. Bon exemplaire du tirage sur Japon. Pour accéder à la totalité de notre offre, consultez notre site et notre blog Paris-Libris. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ancient Egypt or Mizraim

      1887 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Erinnerungs-Album für August De Serres. 19 Tafeln mit Original-Aquarellen namhafter Künstler und Handschriften-Signaturen. Unikat.

      Wien 1887 - Blattgröße 56 x 65,5 cm. Jeweils unter Schrägschnitt-Passepartouts, 60 x 70 cm, in Kassette (einige Blätter sind stärker fleckig oder wasserrandig, die Bilder sind jedoch kaum betroffen. Minutiös ausgeführte Darstellungen in leuchtenden Aquarellfarben) * Handgefertigtes Album in einer Serie von Tafelblättern zur Erinnerung für den mehrfach ausgezeichneten Eisenbahn-Ingenieur August de Serres-Wieczffinski (1841-1900) aus Anlass seiner 20-jährigen Tätigkeit (1867-1887) in der privilegierten Österreichisch-Ungarischen Staatseisenbahn-Gesellschaft. Von den Angehörigen der Baudirektion in Auftrag gegeben und von über 160 Personen handsigniert. Mit signierten Aquarell-Illustrationen von Václav (Wenzel) Jansa (1859-1913), Franz Kopallik (1860–1931), Ladislaus Eugen Petrovits (1839 -1907), Hans Wilt (1867-1917), Ludwig Hans Fischer (1848-1915) sowie F.O. Krabby. - Die einzelnen Tafeln werfen Schlaglichter auf bedeutende Stationen des Wirkens von August de Serres beim Bau und Ausbau der Eisenbahnlinien in Österreich-Ungarn: von seinem Eintritt in die Verwaltung 1867 über den Bau der Linie Temesvar - Orsova 1876, die Stadtlauer Donauarm-Brücke 1879, seine Ernennung zum Präsidenten des gesellschaftlichen Directoriums 1883 bis ins Jahr 1887, dem Bau der Mährischen Transversalbahn. Stichwortartig sind Bauten und Ereignisse benannt und mit kleinen Ansichten (Bahnhöfe, Direktionsgebäude, Brücken u.a.) und ornamentalen bzw. allegorischen Darstellungen illustriert. - Bedeutendes Dokument zur Geschichte der Österr.-Ungarischen Eisenbahn. Unikat. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Mother Lifting Child, Plate 214 from Animal Locomotion

      1887 - MUYBRIDGE, Eadweard. "Mother Lifting Child," Plate 214 from Animal Locomotion. [Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania, 1887]. Single large folio sheet, measuring 23-1/2 by 18 inches (colotype image measures 14-1/4 by 7-1/4 inches, apart from letterpress); mat size: 25-1/4 by 20-3/4 inches. $3500.Original "Author's Edition" collotype of multiple sequential studies of a mother lifting her child, from the most significant photographic work on the natural motion of animals.To settle a $25,000 bet that a galloping horse leaves the ground completely, former governor of California Leland Stanford hired photographer Eadweard Muybridge to determine whether or not his claim might be true. Muybridge designed an elaborate photographic system that combined batteries of multiple cameras with rapid shutter mechanisms, in an effort to capture the horse with all four feet off the ground. Stanford won his bet. These were the first successful sequential photographs of rapidly moving objects, and Muybridge would devote the rest of his life to similar photographic studies"" with the help of painter Thomas Eakins, who successfully persuaded the University of Pennsylvania to subsidize Muybridge's further experimentations. Between 1884 and 1886 Muybridge and his team produced 20,000 negatives of various animals and humans in motion, which were then arranged on 781 plates and printed in 1887 as Animal Locomotion. This magnificent sequence of a mother lifting her child is plate number 214, with penciled caption in bottom corner, "Lifting child from ground and turning. Same model as last." See Frizot, 244ff.; Grolier, Truthful Lens 123. Professionally cleaned, archivally matted. A historic piece. Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        (Micologia). Societé Mycologique De France. Tomes III - IV, V - VI, 1887 - 1888, 1889 - 1890

      (Micologia). Societé Mycologique De France. Tomes III - IV, V - VI, 1887 - 1888, 1889 - 1890. Poligny, Imprimérie Cotter, 1887 - 90. 2 volumi in - 8°, m. pelle, titolo e fregi in oro sui dorsi. Tome III: (2), 220 pp. con 18 tavole in litogr. e 2 fot.; IV: lxxx, 169 pp. con 23 tavole litogr.; V: cxxii, 178 pp. con 19 tavole litogr.; VI: 196 pp. con 20 tavole litogr. Importante raccolta di quattro annate consecutive di questo bollettino della Società micologica francese. Molte tavole di funghi sono a colori. E' possibile effettuare un piccolo sconto. Uff. Scat. 4

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        Histoire des Ballons et des Aéronautes célèbres

      Portrait of the author (in two states) & many photogravure plates (some in color & some double-page). xxiv, 156 pp., one leaf; 2 p.l., v, 161 pp., one leaf. Two vols. Large 4to (300 x 215 mm.), orig. printed wrappers bound in embroidered bindings designed by Marius Michel (detailed description below), t.e.g., others uncut. Paris: H. Launette, 1887-90. [bound with at the end of the second volume]:-. Bibliographie aèronautique. Catalogue de Livres d'Histoire, de Science, de Voyages et de Fantaisie, traitant de la Navigation ou des Aérostats. Decorative head-pieces. 62 pp., one leaf. Large 4to, orig. printed wrappers bound in. Paris: H. Launette, 1887. The author's own set, so stated on the limitation page, assembled in the most luxurious state from the issue limited to 25 copies printed on Japan paper, bound in two highly important embroidered bindings by Marius Michel. This set of the Histoire contains a double suite of all the photogravure plates and text illustrations in different states. The Bibliographie aèronautique is numbered "1" of 25 copies on Japan paper. Chemist, meteorologist, author, and aviator Gaston Tissandier (1843-99), and his brother Albert were the most famous balloonists of their time. They were the first to successfully power an airship using an electric motor. Gaston's history of ballooning was the standard work for many years and his bibliography was the first to be compiled on the subject of aviation. It is hard to imagine a more elaborate and luxurious set of these two works: the author's own copies, printed specially on Japan paper and limited to 25 copies each, with double sets of illustrations in different states, and bound in two superb and important embroidered bindings designed by and executed for Marius Michel. These works were exhibited at the magnificent and ground-breaking exhibition "Livres en Broderie," organized by Sabine Coron and Martine Lefèvre in 1995 at the Bibliothèque de l'Arsenal. The bindings are described as follows: original brown morocco, spines in five compartments & lettered in gilt; inset panels on each cover with elaborately embroidered floral scenes with pale green silk backgrounds, framed with alternating shades of brown & silver wire, flowers in various hues ranging from pale blue to dark red, each flower also framed with silver wire; each upper cover with a balloon ascending in the upper right hand corner, the balloon on Vol. I with the legend: "Sic itur ad astra," the balloon on Vol. II with a different design; the lower covers both having the same design but each employing different ranges of colors. The embroidery is very fine and fresh. Doublures with quintuple fillets in gilt and red silk endpapers. Morocco chemises and slipcases. Top edges gilt, others uncut. ? BnF, Livres en Broderie. Reliures françaises du Moyen Age à nos Jours, item 124-(with illustration in color).

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        Autograph letter signed with portrait

      1887 - STEVENSON, Robert Louis. Autograph letter signed with framed portrait. No city: no date. One leaf, measuring 3-1/2 by 5-1/2 inches, matted and framed with portrait; entire piece measures 11-1/2 by 8-1/2 inches. $2800.Brief autograph letter signed by Stevenson to an editor, framed with an engraved portrait of the author.Stevenson's brief handwritten letter reads, "Dear Mr Dick, This (with two trifling changes) seems to me all right. I have a vast mass of intimations at your service. Yours sincerely, R.L. Stevenson." The letter appears to have been written sometime the late 1880s. Two spots of soiling to letter. A handsome piece. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Progetto del Codice penale per il Regno d'Italia e disegno di legge che ne autorizza la pubblicazione presentato dal Ministro di Grazia e Giustizia e dei Culti (Zanardelli). Seduta del 22 novembre 1887. Voll. I e II - Relazione ministeriale (Libri I-III) Vol. III - Disegno di Legge e Testo del Codice.

      Stamperia Reale D. Ripamonti, 1887. in-4 3 voll

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        Applicazioni geometriche del calcolo infinitesimale

      Fr.lli Bocca, 1887. In 8, pp. XII + 334 + (1) + (1) di errata con ill. n.t. Legatura in mz. pl. coeva. Edizione originale di questo importante studio sul calcolo infinitesimale di Giuseppe Peano (Spinetta di Cuneo, 1858-Torino, 1932), matematico e logico, che ha avuto fama anche per le sue proposte da linguista. Peano utilizza nei suoi studi il calcolo vettoriale, allora poco in uso. Proprio grazie a Peano e alla sua scuola questo tipo di calcolo si diffonde nell'ambiente matematico internazionale. Nel 1890 diventa professore di calcolo infinitesimale, ma non disdegna di parlare di logica ai suoi studenti. I cinque assiomi che propone (gli 'assiomi di Peano') diventano capisaldi per la costruzione dell'aritmetica come sistema logico. In geometria la 'curva di Peano' e' invece una curva continua non derivabile in alcun punto: in pratica costituisce uno dei primi esempi di frattale. Nell'ultima edizione del Formulario matematico, nel 1908, propone una nuova 'lingua perfetta', chiamata latino sine flexione. Si tratta di una lingua artificiale, semplificazione del latino, che non ottiene grande successo pratico. Anzi, avendo deciso di utilizzare questa lingua anche a lezione, ottiene la protesta dei suoi stessi studenti che non conoscendola, non la comprendono. ITA

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        Goethes Werke (Sophienausgabe), Hg. im Auftrage der Großherzogin Sophie von Sachsen, Band 1-52, wobei folgende Bände fehlen: 9, 10, 13.II, 14, 15, 39, 42.II, 48, 49.I,

      Böhlau, Weimar 1887 - 50 Bände, Weimar, Böhlau 1887-1911, 24,5x16 cm, OHLdr. m. Ldr-ecken & Goldpräg., gut erhalten [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Erforschung der Cholera. Bericht über die Thätigkeit der zur Erforschung der Cholera im Jahre 1883 nach Egypten und Indienb entsandten Komission unter Mitwirkung von Dr. Robert Koch. Bearbeitet von Georg Gaffky.

      Berlin, Verlag von Julius Springer, 1887. Mit Abbildungen im Text, 30 Tafeln und einem Titelbilde. 272 S.+ 86 S. Anlagen+ 30 Anlagen. 4°. HALBleineneinband. Das Exemplar befindet sich in einem sehr guten Zustand aber wohl einfühlsam neu eingebunden. SIEHE FOTO! Versand D: 5,90 EUR

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