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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1888 - 1888 Original Paperback Wisden, Facsimile Spine VG.

      1888. This lot is an 1888 Original Paperback Wisden with a Facsimile Spine. In Very Good Condition. The covers are very nice indeed, a couple of small feint marks to the rear cover but they are nice and square. The spine is expertly made and internally the pages are very clean, a touch of foxing mainly to the page block, which is pretty normal for a book from the 1880s. Tightly bound with minimal trimming.

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        P T Barnum's Circus Museum and Menagerie

      New York: White & Allen, 1888. (64) pp. Approximately 10 1/2 x 12 1/2". 1st edition. Color lithographed paper over boards, beautifully illustrated with full page color plates and many black and white illustrations, beautiful lithography by G.H. Buek & Co., some edge wear and light toning, one page has slight tear at the bottom, light soiling to margins of some pages, otherwise, very good condition. Phineas Taylor Barnum, usually referred to as P.T. Barnum (1810 - 1891) was an American showman, politician, author, publisher, philanthropist and businessman. He said of himself, however, "I am a showman by profession...and all the gilding shall make nothing else of me." (Kunhardt 1995). Told in the form of a story for children, this stunning and scarce book showcases many of the acts, animals, and curiosities that appeared in Barnum's circus, such as Jumbo the Elephant, Che-Mah the Dwarf, and many other exotic animals.

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        Le costume historique.

      Cinq cents planches, trois cents en couleur, or et argent, deux cents en camaieu. Paris, Firmin Didot, 1888. In -8, 6 voll. Il primo è di testo, pp. (6)-XLIII-288-(60) con 12 tavole in tinta n.t., gli altri 5 volumi contengono 500 splendide tavole, di cui 300 in litografia a colori (alcune rialzate in oro e argento) e 200 in tinta, che rappresentano i tipi principali di abbigliamento e di ornamenti, accostati a quelli degli interni delle abitazioni, di tutti i tempi e di tutti i paesi, con, inoltre, numerosi dettagli relativi ai mobili, alle armi, agli oggetti di uso quotidiano, ai mezzi di trasporto, ecc. Tagli sup. dorati. Legatura mezza pelle a punte, dorso con titolo e fregi in oro. Bell'esemplare, molto ben conservato. Colas, 2741.

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        Das Buch der Erdbeeren. Praktische Anleitung zu ihrer Kultur im freien Lande wie auch zum Treiben in Kästen und Häusern nebst Beschreibung der Arten und Varietäten.

      Berlin Parey 1888 - 268 S., 2. neubearb. Aufl., 8vo, OLn, Deckel gering bestoßen und leicht fleckig, sonst aber noch guter Zustand, 1 Porträt und 97 Textabb., 2 Bleistift-Notizen im Text, Deckelillustr. Sprache: Deutsch 2000g gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pierre & Jean.

      - Paris, Paul Ollendorff, 1888. In-12 (177 x 118 mm), plein maroquin vert impérial, dos à 5 faux-nerfs filetés or orné de caissons garnis d'un jeu de doubles filets d'encadrement dorés et à froid et d'un fleuron central répété: une rose mosaïquée rouge, plats encadrés d'un jeu des triples filets dorés et à froid et d'un listel mosaïqué vert corail, roulette sur les coupes, intérieur de maroquin vert corail encadré d'une large dentelle de roses, garde de moire vert bronze, auteur et titre dorés, tranches dorées sur témoins, couvertures et dos conservés, sous emboîtage bordé de maroquin vert (rel. Semet & Plumelle), (4), xxxv, 277 p. Edition originale, l'un des 100 ex. sur Hollande (après 5 sur Japon), celui-ci n°44. Le troisième roman de Maupassant et sans doute le meilleur, qui marque un tournant majeur dans l’histoire du genre narratif au XIXe siècle comme au sein de l’œuvre même de Maupassant. Dans sa célèbre préface qui fit l’effet d’une bombe, l'auteur développe une théorie qui est considérée comme le manifeste du roman réaliste moderne. (Carteret, II, 119. Vicaire, V, 618). Somptueux exemplaire, à l'état de neuf, imprimé sur hollande, dans une luxueuse et élégante reliure de Semet & Plumelle. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      George Routledge and Sons, London; Glasgow; Manchester; New York 1888 - (Greenaway, Kate) illustrator. THE PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN by Robert Browning; with 35 illustrations by Kate Greenaway. London; Glasgow; Manchester; New York: George Routledge and Sons, [1888]. FIRST EDITION [Schuster & Engen 157:1e]. 4to - 8-15/16" x 10-1/16". All edges tinted dark green. Brown cloth backed color pictorial glazed paper covered boards with light wear to the two bottom fore edge corners for what is a beautiful copy of the book. Original publisher's pictorial dust wrapper repeats the design of the book's front cover with inconsequential wear to the fold corners and one large chip to the top edge of the back panel for what is a very lovely copy of the wrapper. Dark green endpapers. 64 pp. The classic tale of the Pied Piper who pipes a village free of rats, and when the villagers refuse to pay him for the service, he pipes away their children as well; illustrated with thirty-five full color drawings by Greenaway. The condition of the book is NEAR FINE. The condition of the dust wrapper is VERY GOOD +. Rare in this condition and in the dust wrapper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wallace & Clark, Booksellers]
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        Collection of 36 Cabinet-type Photos 1886

      Album with an extraordinary collection of original cabinet-type photographs, owners date inside front cover (Marseille, May 22nd, 1888), with views of the city and port (probably from a few years ealier, 1875-1880). A total of 36 photographs, bound in an album sized 9 x 6.25 inches, some rust stains, in very good condition. See full scans.

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        Wissenschaftliche Luftfahrten. Ausgeführt vom Deutschen Verein zur Förderung der Luftschiffahrt in Berlin. 1. Geschichte und Beobachtungsmaterial 2. Beschreibung und Ergebnisse der einzelnen Fahrten 3. Zusammenfassung und Hauptergebnisse.

      3 Bände., Mit zus. 1 chromolith. Frontispiz, 5 farb. lith. Tafeln, 4 weiteren Tafeln, 349 Textabbildungen und 59 Karten. Einbände leicht berieben und bestoßen Kanten leicht beschabt Vorderdeckel von Band 2 mit sehr schwachem Fleck und hinterer Deckel dieses Bandes mit winziger Bezugspapierläsur - gutes Exemplar des monumentalen Werkes. Bedeutende Dokumentation über die erste systematische Untersuchung der höheren Luftschichten. Insgesamt werden 75 seit dem Jahr 1888 erfolgte Ballonfahrten analysiert. Der erste Band enthält eine Geschichte der wissenschaftlichen Luftfahrten seit dem Jahr 1783 (S. 1-136). Beiträge von Richard Assmann, Hans Gross, Arthur Berson, Victor Kremser, Richard Börnstein, Otto Baschin, Reinhard Süring und Wilhelm von Bezold. Brockett I, 949.

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        Autograph musical quotation signed and inscribed from „Gaudeamus Igitur" in his Academic Festival Overture {øp. 80), notated on a hand drawn stave, with holograph title.

      Mürzzuschlag, July 1888 - 4to. 1 p. „Scholar Leo Schottlaender will have happily sung along in his day. | Let it also be added in our day this song is also occasionally played on wind and | stringed instruments in an ‘Academic Festival Overture‘ | by | Johannes Brahms."

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        COLONEL QUARITCH, V.C. (RARE 1st 1888 edition, triple-decker)

      London: Longmans, Green and Company, 1888 In three volumes (so-called triple-decker). All volumes were once part of the famous W.H. Smith & SON'S SUBSCRIPTION LIBRARY in London. Rebound in gorgeous maroon/burgundy leather over marbled-paper boards, with new endsheets, with original W.H. SMITH & SON'S SUBSCRIPTION LIBRARY label preserved and pasted to front-paste-downs, with publisher's original red cloth front panels bound-in after new ffep. Vol. 1 lacking half-title, but Vols. 2 & 3 include their half-titles. All 3 volumes are handsome in their exceedingly fine bindings. Vol. 2 has some evidence of long-past moisture damage to upper corner of pages about 40 pages in and about last 15 pages. McKay 12a, Whatmore F9, Allen 14. The last of Rider Haggard's work to be printed as a three-decker, in an edition of 3,000 copies [Whatmore].

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        Lanspergii Cartusiani Opera Omnia. Editio nova et emendata Typis Cartusiae Sanctae Mariae de Pratis Monstelolii (in 5 volumi)

      Sanctae Mariae Pratis, 1888. 5 volumi da 700 pagine l'uno circa. Stato di nuovo: minimi segni del tempo.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Città Ideale]
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        Schoder, Thilo. Mit einer Einleitung von H. de Fries.

      ( = Neue Werkkunst). - Dokumentiert werden u.a. Siedlungsbauten in Hermsdorf, Saalfeld und Zwenkau in Thüringen sowie Entwürfe für Zweckbauten (u.a. Gewerkschaftshaus Gera, Berufsschule Wurzen, Krankenhaus Trebanz). - Der dem Neuen Bauen verpflichtete Architekt Thilo Schoder (1888 - 1979) studierte an der Kunstgewerbeschule in Weimar bei Henry van de Velde und arbeitete kurzzeitig in der der Wiener Werkstätte, schließlich gründete er nach dem Ersten Weltkrieg sein eigenes Architekturbüro. Als Mitglied des Werkbundes entwarf er u.a. Siedlungs- und Zweckbauten in Thüringen. Ende 1932 wanderte er nach Norwegen aus. - Einband am unteren Kapital bestoßen, erste Blatt mit schwachen Stockflecken, ein Blatt rückseitig mit Architekturskizze in Blei. Insgesamt noch guter Zustand dieses seltenen Buches.

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        Travels in Arabia Deserta.

      Cambridge, University Press, 1888. - 8vo. 2 vols. XX, 623 pp. XIV, 690 pp. With a large, cloth-mounted folding map in full colour and numerous folding plates; illustrations and plans etc. within text. Modern green full library cloth with blindstamped covers and giltstamped spines. First edition. Doughty's journey, undertaken between 1875 and 1878, "did much to advance knowledge of north-western and central Arabia" (cf. Henze). He was the first European to see the city of Mada'in Salih, near the northern border of Hijaz, crossed the expanse of Arabia to Jeddah, and returned via Bombay. Doughty's "unique style of English, which [he] vehemently refused to have edited", led to four commercial presses turning down his manuscript before the Cambridge University Press agreed to publish it in 1888. "The result was one of the great classics of travel literature which, although exceptionally demanding for the reader, passed through numerous reprintings" (Howgego III, p. 246). The geological and geographical descriptions are of such accuracy and detail that it became a military textbook for the British Army in the final phases of the Arab revolt. The sensitive observation of Bedouin life is unsurpassed, whether describing how scarlet dye is made from toadstools and camels' urine or the construction of tent ropes. T. E. Lawrence describes Doughty as coming away with "the soul of the desert". - Some occasional edge chipping and paper flaws. Removed from the Metropolitan Borough of Holborn Public Library (Reference Library) with their bindings, bookplates, shelfmarks, and stamps. Macro 859. Howgego III, D29. Henze II, 88. NYPL Arabia coll. 166. Fück 198. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        47 card-mounted photographs of an extended family's outdoor life in Upstate New York

      From an Albany estate, 1888. Unbound. Very good. 43 of the photographs measure 6.5" x 4.5" (mounts 7" x 5") and four measure 4" x 3" (mounts 5.25" x 4.5"). All are annotated "1888" on their reverse; two also have unrelated notes and numbers. All of the photographs are in nice shape. The photographs show a group of family and friends (six men, five women, and one boy) posing (some with rifles), relaxing in a hammock, fishing and boating, cooking, etc. About ten show full or partial outside views of their large log cabin and outbuildings; two show the cabin interior. Several are of game and fish. One shows the group loaded into two wagons. In one, the apparent patriarch sits on a barrel outside the cabin ready to take a drink witha bottle in one hand and a tin dipper in the other. In another, the same man poses with foot on a log, tomahawk in his belt, right hand holding a rifle, and left hand brandishing a hunting knife. Several posed photos are rather whimsical: one shows a man dressed as a burglar holding a revolver in one hand and carbide lantern in the other as he peers through a cabin window, another shows five men wearing matching plaid Adirondack jackets lined up in prison lockstep with a hand on the shoulder of the man in front. A third shows seven members of the group posing in totem pole fashion with folded hands and chins resting on the head of the person to their immediate front, and a fourth features three women with Japanese fans in a pose reminiscent of the Three Little Maids from The Mikado. Although the new Kodak box camera was taking the nation by storm in 1888, these photographs were all made with a large tripod mounted camera (one is shown in one of the photographs). Quite a nice grouping.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1888 - 1888 Paperback Wisden, In Very Nice Condition

      1888. Hi, This lot is an Original 1888 Wisden Paperback. In Very Good Condition. The book has had a light touch up to the spine paper but other than that is original and is a very nice Wisden, 1888s tend to be very dark, especially to the spine but this one is only a little dark to the covers and the spine is a lot lighter than normal. The pages internally have very mnimal foxing, a lot better than many , som elight creasing to the odd page at the rear but overall a super book. Tightly bound.

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        Le Costume Historique : Cinq cents planches, trois cents en couleurs, or et argent, deux cents en camaieu

      Libraire de Firmin-Didot Et Cie, Paris, France, 1888. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Superbly illustrated history of costume with five hundred plates of costume through the ages. Complete in six volumes Morocco 3/4 leather bound with raised bands at the spine and gilt edged to top edge. Red Marbling to boards and endpapers. Bindings are in excellent condition, boards are worn and a bit stained. Shelfwear is moderate to heavy. A bit browned and spotted throughout including text, but this doesn't matter as it's in French ! The plates are in superb condition overall, tissue covers have helped protect the fabulous illustrated plates. A very heavy 12kgs+. Texte en Francais. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). **Packed weight will exceed 2 kilos. Postage will exceed A$40 to Asia & N. America . $60 plus to Europe. A surcharge will be requested for Australian orders. **.

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        Physicians' Anatomical Aid (includes Practioner's Handbook Designed to Accompany)

      Western Publishing House, 1888. Includes the portfolio and the accompanying handbook. Both are ex-library, but with fewer markings than usual. The portfolio is good with wear to the portfolio, a broken lock, and some soiling to the pages. All of the inner diagrams appear present. The Practioner's Handbook Designed to Accompany Physicians' Anatomical Aid is a hardcover good with browning to the pages, a removed first blank page, repaired title page and some damage between the pages and the binding to the bottom couple of inches of the earlier pages. A good copy of a very scarce set.. Hard Cover. Good. Ex-Library.

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        The Happy Prince and Other Tales Illustrated by Walter Crane and Jacomb-Hood

      8vo. London: David Nutt, 1888. 8vo, (8), [118]pp, with a frontispiece and 2 plates by Crane and illustrations throughout by Jacomb-Hood. Original faux vellum pictorial boards, covers toned, a bit soiled, spine darkened, some overall light wear. Blue quarter morocco slipcase. Presentation copy inscribed "from EVB to Bella Sept. 1888". First edition; 1000 copies printed. The collection of stories for children established Wilde's reputation as an author, with the Athenaeum comparing him to Hans Christian Andersen. It was and remains one of Wilde's most treasured and popular works. An interesting association copy: "EVB" was Eleanor Vere Boyle, an English artist and author of the Victorian era considered the most important female illustrator of the 1860s. "Bella" is likely Isabella Albinia Boyle, one of her children. Mason 313. Osborne II, 1038.

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        [Photo Album]: "First Attempts"

      1888. Good. Oblong octavo measuring 6.5" x 7". String-tied red cloth over stiff paper boards with "photographs" stamped in gilt on the front board. Contains 78 sepia-toned albumen photographs measuring between 2" x 2" and 4.5" x 6.5" with captions. Good only album with waviness, cracked spine, and rubbing with very good photographs with some fading.A photo album kept by a Victorian-era amateur photographer in 1888. The first page has a handwritten title "First Attempts" which alludes to the idea that this is an album kept by someone experimenting with photography. The first few pages show different angles of a family home with images captioned "entrance," "S.E. Corner," and "Carriage House." Other photos from this section show the landscape of the house and the surrounding area captioned, "N. West from Red Rock," "Tennis Lawn," and "North Views." Following this are portraits of family and friends, sometimes in candids and other times posed around the house and lawn. One of these photos shows a well-dressed man looking away from the camera, posed on the front porch, another shows a "group on lawn." Although the location of the photos is not stated one of the photos is captioned "Road near Sulphur Spring." A later photo shows the house after an October snow; another photo is a portrait of a woman in the house posed with her painting supplies. Some of the portraits are captioned with historic female figures such as "Pocahontas" and "Ophelia." Towards the end of the album the prints are larger and include a "mother and child," one entitled "meditation" which shows an older woman pensively sitting in a chair, and a group of men standing in a garden.A wonderful collection of Victorian-era amateur photography.

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        The Happy Prince and Other Tales. Illustrated by Walter Crane and Jacomb-Hood.

      London: David Nutt, 1888. 8vo, (8), [118]pp, with a frontispiece and 2 plates by Crane and illustrations throughout by Jacomb-Hood. Original faux vellum pictorial boards, covers toned, a bit soiled, spine darkened, some overall light wear. Blue quarter morocco slipcase. Presentation copy inscribed “from EVB to Bella Sept. 1888”. First edition; 1000 copies printed. The collection of stories for children established Wilde's reputation as an author, with the Athenaeum comparing him to Hans Christian Andersen. It was and remains one of Wilde’s most treasured and popular works. An interesting association copy: “EVB” was Eleanor Vere Boyle, an English artist and author of the Victorian era considered the most important female illustrator of the 1860s. “Bella” is likely Isabella Albinia Boyle, one of her children. Mason 313. Osborne II, 1038.

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        El consultor del ornamentista. Tratado teórico y práctico de Pintura Decorativa

      José Serra Editor., Barcelona. 1888 - Pintura Decorativa Interiores. Páginas/Pages:240 p. Medidas: 33x23cm. Láminas en color. Tratado teórico de 89 páginas. Cubierta con signos de uso. Interior en perfecto estado de conservación. Falta esquina inferior derecha de la lámina 71Libro con instrucciones para realizar todo tipo de trabajos de ornamentación de paredes y techos con una gran variedad de motivos y para distintos ambientes (palacios, casas, comercios.). Tiene más de 160 láminas que reproducen con todo detalle los modelos decorativos. Tapa dura adornada en relieve en dorado.

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        2 hand made Card Games Created by Children - The Game of Birds & The Game of Animals

      New Haven, CT area., 1888. Two (2) small handmade card games with paper slip cases.Created in pencil. Both sets are complete. The message on the first set reads Helen from Ray Xmas 1888 Game of Animals Played Like Authors. It includes 46 cards each ordered A-N, each card has a number at top and lists different animals and the number of cards in that letters group or set. The animals are grouped by family or region. The top animal on the card is underlined. The letters identifying the cards do not relate to the animal names. Letter L- Baboon, Monkey, Gorilla; Letter B - Polar Bear, Walrus, Seal. Cards measure 2 1/2" x 2". The message on the second set reads The Game of Birds invented by Lucius Tuttle on the front and Helen H. Morris from Lucius Tuttle, Xmas 1888. Dec. 25, 1888 on the reverse of the slip cover. This set includes a single fold instruction booklet. Played like Great Battle Fields; Artists, Politics, etc. It lists the rules for play. Decorated covers. t includes 40 cards organized in 10 groups of 4 ordered A-J. Each card with a primary and 3 secondary birds. Cards measure 2 1/2" x 2". Charming and dear.

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        Oeuvres complètes. Publiées par la Sociétés Hollandaise des Sciences. Bände 1-6 (von 22).

      Den Haag Nijhoff -1895 1888 - (26,5 x 21,5 cm). Zus. über 3600 S. Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen und Tafeln. Halbleinwandbände der Zeit. Unser Exemplar ist August Kekulé gewidmet. - Die vorliegenden Bände beinhalten Huygens Korrespondenz aus den Jahren 1638-69. - Exlibris. Titel gestempelt. Einbände etwas berieben und bestoßen. Die oberen Kapitale teils leicht beschädigt, sonst sauber und gut erhalten

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        Atlas schématique du système nerveux. Traduit sur la troisième édition anglaise et augmenté par Duprat (du Brésil). Précédé d'une préface par M. Dejerine

      - 20 pp., 7 pl. Paris, G. Masson, s.d. (1888), in-4, 20 pp, 7 pl, broché, couverture imprimée de l'éditeur, Première édition de la traduction française. Très rare. 7 planches à double page, quelques-unes imprimées en rouge et noir, représentant, de manière schématique, le cerveau, la distribution des nerfs dans le corps humain, le détail du système nerveux central et du système nerveux périphérique. Les nerfs sont représentés à partir de leur origine apparente jusqu'à leurs terminaisons dans la peau et dans les muscles. Une planche est dédiée à l'innervation cutanée. Important atlas, dont le neurologue français Jules Dejerine souligne l'intérêt dans la préface, datée du 9 août 1888. "Par rapport au système nerveux (.), une lacune restait à combler, car si nous possédons, aujourd'hui, nombre d'ouvrages et d'atlas traitant de l'anatomie de ce système, ce sont là des ouvrages d'anatomie surtout descriptive (.), nous manquions encore dans notre littérature d'un atlas qui vint compléter les tentatives de Duchenne (de Boulogne) et d'Erb, en nous donnant un aperçu complet et exact du système nerveux périphérique, depuis ses origines centrales, radiculaires, jusqu'à ses terminaisons. L'atlas de M. Flower me parait très bien compris et parfaitement conforme au but que s'était proposé son auteur". Bon exemplaire : la couverture, comme l'intérieur, sont d'une belle fraîcheur. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ensaio bibliographico. Catalogo das obras nacionaes e estrangeiras relativas aos successos politicos de Portugal nos annos de 1828 a 1834.

      Ponta Delgada, Typ. do Archivo dos Açores, 1888. - 8°, twentieth-century (third quarter) half green sheep over marbled boards, flat spine gilt, gilt letter, decorated endleaves, top edge rouged, other edges uncut, original front printed wrapper bound in (front wrapper with small stain, minor defect, and slightly spotted). In very good condition. Author's signed presentation inscription on half-title: "Ao Exmº Sr. Luiz Quintino d'Aguiar // Offe. // Ernesto do Canto". (2 ll.), iv, 195 pp. *** FIRST EDITION, LIMITED to 130 copies, of this fundamental bibliography on the ideological, constitutional and dynastic struggles between the liberals and conservatives during the period 1828 to 1834. A second edition, of 152 copies, corrected and augmented, appeared in 1892. Ernesto do Canto (1831-1900), historian, bibliographer and public functionary, a native of the Island of São Miguel in the Azores, was a member of the Academia Real das Sciências. Among his other publications is Bibliotheca açoriana in two volumes, 1890-1900. He also founded and contributed to the12-volume Archivo dos Açores, 1878-1894. There exists a catalogue of his library, Inventario dos livros, jornaes, manuscriptos e mappas . Évora 1905, which was left to the Biblioteca Pública of Ponta Delgada. *** Martinha da Fonseca, Aditamentos, p. 120. See also Grande enciclopédia, V, 770. Porbase locates one copy, at Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal. Not in Copac, which lists the 1892 edition (British Library). KVK (44 databases searched) repeats Porbase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Richard C. Ramer Old and Rare Books]
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      [1888] . Measuring 72cm x 60cm. folding map. with panel across head depicting world map, side panel depicting mountain heights etc. inserts along depicting Japan, the world as two globes, a table in Japanese, images of world landmarks including St Marks Venice, St Pauls London, St Peters Rome, St Petersbourg, Mout Fuji, etc. hand coloured in part predominantly red. Some small stab holes and some sm. holes carefully silked, enclosed in japanese bi-fold wrapp around case secured with ivory. Photographs available on request. US$644

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        Childhood, Boyhood, and Youth.

      London: Vizetelly & Co.,, 1888. Octavo. Original brown cloth, red and blue titles and decoration to spine and front cover, publisher's insignia blind to rear cover, yellow coated endpapers. Wood-engraved portrait frontispiece of Tolstoy. Discreet contemporary ink ownership inscription. Ends and corners a bit worn, split to cloth down rear joint halfway, with a tear into the spine panel, titles faded from spine, cloth otherwise a little marked, light spotting to edges and within, internally sound, a good copy. First UK edition of the complete trilogy in English; the translation, by I. F. Hapgood, was originally published at New York by T. Y. Crowell in 1886. The UK edition is very uncommon: Copac and OCLC together locating six copies in British and institutional libraries (BL, NLS, Cambridge, Leeds, Sussex, London Library), and another six abroad. Tolstoy's autobiographical trilogy, first published in three volumes as Detstvo (1852), Otrochestvo (1854) and Yunost' (1856), was the work that first brought him literary acclaim. The earliest English translation, of Childhood and Boyhood only, was that of Malwida von Meysenbug (London: Bell & Daldy 1862), described by Sadleir as "very scarce".

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        Wessex Tales Strange, Lively, and Commonplace

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1888.. FIRST EDITION. 2 volumes, octavo (18 x 13 x 5cm). Bound by Zaehnsdorf c. 1914 in dark green three quarter morocco with gilt titles and gilt raised bands to spines, green cloth boards with gilt rule, top edges gilt, marbled end papers. Bound without the two publisher's advertisement leaves at end of vol.I. Slight sunning to spine. Bookplate to pastedown of prominent bibliophile Anthony Conyers Surtees (author, The Surtees Collection: Fiction in English 1600-1900). A fine set. Hardy's first publication of collected stories in multi-decker format. Issued in May 1888, in an edition of 750 copies, of which only 634 were bound up; the remaindered sheets later appearing in a 2-volumes-in-one binding.

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        Calcul des probabilites.

      Paris Gauthier-Villars 1888 - (24,5 x 16 cm). LVII, 332 S. Moderner Halbleinwandband im Stil der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe. - "In his 'Calculus des probabilités', written, like all his books, in an easy and pleasant style, there is a problem in continuous probabilities known as Bertrand's paradox" (DSB). - Stempel auf Titel, sonst wohlerhalten. - DSB 2, 87 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Gesammelte Schriften. Im Auftrage der. kgl. Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften herausgegeben von E. Lommel.

      München Franz 1888 - (29,5 x 23 cm). XIV (2) 310 S. Mit lithographiertem Frontispiz und 14 (12 lithographierten) teils gefalteten Tafeln. Original-Broschur, unbeschnitten. Einzige Gesamtausgabe, aus Anlass der Feier des hundertjährigen Geburtstages Fraunhofers herausgegeben. - Enthalten sind "die in verschiedenen Zeitschriften zerstreuten und theilweise schwer zugänglichen Abhandlungen" (Vorwort), darunter auch seine beiden wichtigsten Arbeiten: Bestimmung des Brechungs- und Farbzerstreuungs-Vermögens. und Neue Modifikation des Lichtes. - Sauberes und wohlerhaltenes Exemplar. - DSB 5, 142 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Looking Backward 2000–1887.

      Boston: Ticknor and Company, 1888 - Octavo. Original green cloth, titles and decoration to spine and upper board in gold and black. Binding rubbed, a little wear to corners and ends of spine, very light spotting to endpapers, contents toned. A very good copy. First edition, first impression, first issue with the misprint "wore" in line 8 on page 210. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan.

      New York::: Charles L. Webster & Company,,, 1888.. . A Fine bright and tight set in fresh mylar protective jackets. The gilt lettering and cover decorations are bright. Philip Sheridan was a Union general in the Civil War and his career was noted for his rapid rise to major general and his close association with Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant. Grant transferred Sheridan from command of an infantry division in the Western Theater to lead the Cavalry Corps of the Army of the Potomac in the East. In 1864, he defeated Confederate forces in the Shenandoah Valley and his destruction of the economic infrastructure of the Valley, called "The Burning" by residents, was one of the first uses of scorched earth tactics in the war. In 1865, his cavalry pursued Gen. Robert E. Lee and was instrumental in forcing his surrender at Appomattox. Sheridan prosecuted the later years of the Indian Wars of the Great Plains. Both as a soldier and private citizen, he was instrumental in the development and protection of Yellowstone National Park. The general suffered a series of massive heart attacks two months after sending these memoirs to the publisher..

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        Deer Stalking Manuscript A Manuscript Deer Stalking Record Book "Deer Stalking at the Barracks Rannock 1878 Perthshire."

      1888 - 8vo 15cm x 11cm vellum wallet style binding with flap and pocket. Unpaginated, 112 pages with 20 pages added at end some with printed The Barracks Kinloch Rannoch. Although the first page is dated 1878 the record book runs through to 1888 no record for 1889 then to 1891. Neatly written in ink in a legible hand filling the pages on both sides. Gives the year and date, reads very much as a chatty diary in many cases noting companions, the place, the stalk, the shot, size of deer etc. Oct 4 (1878) "After they got up we stalked up the burn got in on one Stag, hind both sides of us one looking at us and blowing as I crawled last 5yds fired at Stag 100yds he stumbled forward but went on. Donald said Stag gone to but I counted the herd going over the top ours missing. After some little time found the Stag dead in a peat bog quite concealed only 40yds from where I shot him through the heart very large body 18 stone 8pts but fine spread & black had it stuffed.". The name H Robertson appears on front paste down. To the upper cover of the binding in ink "Deer Stalking from Bks Rannock H Robertson Esq" there is also some faint writing only Ipswich readable. The binding some surface marking contents and binding tight. Rannoch Barracks was a military barrack constructed in 1746 at Bridge of Gaur, at the western end of Loch Rannoch. It was altered by Sir Robert Menzies between 1798 and 1803 to serve as a shooting lodge when 2 asymmetrical wings with splayed ends were added. It remains and is part of a sporting estate. As to Henry Robertson, a recent loose note with the diary notes Henry Robertson was the Squire of Washingley Hall, Huntingdonshire. The Hall itself was demolished in the 1950's though the gate posts still remain today as the entrance to Washingley Hall Farm. An early and detailed stalking record of the area.

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        John Bull, Junior; Or French As She Is Traduced - 1st Edition

      Cassell & Company, Limited, New York 1888 - A Near Fine first edition in lightly sunned illustrated wrappers. In the rare, lightly chipped dust-jacket; "I have called this work the best of Max O'Rell's books, and i think the reader will approve the judgment. Here, as in all that this author has written, there is a biting wit, which saturates the serious substance as good, sharp vinegar pervades a pickle; but here, as elsewhere, the main purpose is earnest, and the wit is but an aid to its accomplishment." - from the preface by George Cary Eggleston [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS: Historic, Rare and Unique

      Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1888. Limited Edition. 3/4 cloth. William Gibb. Approx 220p total. Ltd. ed., signed. Ex-library copy of an oversize gilt hardcover book in good condition; partially rebound in 3/4 red cloth with portions of the original red leather spine still present. Contains the usual library stamps, stickers, and markings inside, plus a small mark on the spine. Cloth splitting along bottom edges of cover; additional lighter edgewear. Pages foxed, but clean, and binding is secure. All plates present and tightly bound. Signed by the publisher on the page opposite the title page. Limited edition; one of 1040 available copies. Features 50 color plates by William Gibb. Page edges gilt. Green marbled endpapers. Four gilt-trimmed, raised bands on spine. Measures approx. 16.25" x 12.5".

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        Theatre de Victor Hugo

      Calmann, Levy, Paris France 1888 - covers have very heavy rubbing and chipping, marbled paper over boards with leather spine, extremities heavily rubbed, corners bumped with some crease marks, binding tight, some ink writing including Keith Reed and other illegible signature, scattered foxing, a few holes in title and following pages where they were stuck together, text of 10 plays with individual page numbers, bw illustrations Size: 8 x 11.25 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The national Shakespeare: a fac-simile of the text of the first folio of 1623.

      3 vols: 1. Comedies; 2. Histories; 3. Tragedies

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      Sacramento: State Office, 1888. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Two volumes. Part I: IRRIGATION DEVELOPMENT: History, Customs, Laws, and Administrative Systems Relating to Irrigation, Water-Courses, and Waters in France, Italy, and Spain. Part II: IRRIGATION IN CALIFORNIA [SOUTHERN]: The Field, Water-Supply, and Works, Organization and Operation in San Diego, San Bernardino, and Los Angeles Counties. This important work was signed by the author and presented in 1891 to F.E. Trask, the chief engineer for the California State Advisory Board of the Public Works Administration by Whitney Waterman, 17th Governor of California. Trask signed both volumes and placed his stamp mark in each, as well as on the verso of each folding map in the rear of the second volume. Eventually, this set was purchased by S. James Tuffree, an early pioneer in Placentia, California, not part of Orange County, who then provided the books to the Anaheim Union Water Company to be used as evidence in the case against Yorba, et al. This set also bears the bookplate of William Donohoo, past president of The Zamorano Club. Octavo. Original brown cloth bindings, with gilt titles. There is some occasional pencil and ink underlining to the second volume, with non-archival repairs to the margins of a few leaves. The hinges of the second volume are tender. Minor wear to the corners and tips; otherwise very good. Scarce.

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        Atlas des champignons comestibles et vénéneux de la France et des pays circonvoisins. 2 Teile in 1 Band.

      Paris Doin 1888 - (36,5 x 27,5 cm). (4) XCVIII 265 S.; XII S. Mit zahlreichen Textabbildungen und 72 chromolithographischen Tafeln. Halblederband um 1920. Einzige Ausgabe. "Einer der schönen französischen Pilzatlanten vom Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts. Mit einem ausführlichen Kapitel zur Geschichte der Mykologie" (Volbracht). Mit Abbildungen und Beschreibungen von 229 Pilzsorten, jeweils mit Angabe, wer sie wo erstmals beschrieben hat. - Die hübschen Abbildungen wurden von A. Lefèvre nach Vorlagen von C. Richon lithographiert. - Vereinzelt gering fleckig. Einband minimal berieben und bestoßen. Insgesamt sauber und wohlerhalten. - Nissen BBI 1691; Volbracht 1753; Uellner 1447; Stafleu-Cowan 9176 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Badminton Library - Cricket. With contributions by A. Lang, W. G. Grace, R. A. G. Mitchell and F. Gale. With numerous engravings after Lucien Davis and from photographs.

      London Longmans Green and Co 1888 - First Trade edition, thick 8vo., xiii, [2], frontispiece, 429, [1] pp, 2 pages of advertisements, 10 further plates and numerous vignettes within the text, modern full green morocco, lettering-pieces and gilt cricketing devices to spine, original endpapers and all edges gilt, a fine copy. Every aspect of cricket is covered including the history of cricket, batting, bowling, captaincy, umpires, fielding, 'The Australians', a chapter by W. G. Grace titled 'Outfit' and much more. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THEORETISCH-PRAKTISCHE ANWEISUNG ZUR AUSBILDUNG UNSERS KÖRPERS DURCH LEIBESÜBUNGEN oder Lehrbuch der gymnastischen Künste für Eltern und Erzieher jedes Standes mit besonderer Rücksicht auf die Selbst- und Privaterziehung junger Leute beiderlei Geschlechts treu und auszugsweise nach J C F Guts-Muths (2. Ausgabe 1856)* & *ANLEITUNG ZUR EINRICHTUNG VON TURNANSTALTEN FÜR JEDES ALTER UND GESCHLECHT NEBST BESCHREIBUNG UND ABBILDUNG ALLER BEIM TURNEN GEBRÄUCHLICHEN GERÄTHE UND GERÜSTE MIT GENAUER ANGABE IHRER MAßE UND AUSTELLUNGSART von Wilhelm Angerstein (1863 und mit 35 lithographirten Tafeln)* & *DIE LEIBESÜBUNGEN - Eine Darstellung des Werdens und Wesens der Turnkunst in ihrer pädagogischen und culturhistorischen Bedeutung von Dr. Fr. U. Lange (1863)* & *BEMERKUNGEN ÜBER TURNUNTERRICHT und BEMERKUNGEN ÜBER TURNUNTERRICHT IN MÄDCHENSCHULEN von J C Lion(1888)*.

      367+262 (+Tafelanhang)+159+101 Seiten 8 HARDCOVER, Halbledereinband 4 Bände zusammen fremd in Halbleder eingebunden, Goldprägung auf dem Buchrücken, Seiten z.T. leicht stockfleckig und insgesamt leicht gebräunt, altersgemäß insgesamt SEHR GUTER ZUSTAND!

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        D. Joannis Justi Lanspergii Cartusiani. Opera omnia. Editio nova et emendata. (5 volumes).

      Monsterolii, Mariae de Pratis, 1888-1890. 5 vols. Half cloth hardcovers. xvi,734 pp., 646 pp., 642 pp., 646 pp., 500 pp.; 29x21 cm. Untrimmed edges. Latin text printed in 2 columns. (small tickets on spines, some stamps, sl. browned) Although very good set, see picture.

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        November Boughs

      Philadelphia: David McKay, 1888, 1888. FIRST EDITION INSCRIBED BY HORACE TRAUBEL. 1 vol., with portrait in the text but no frontispiece photograph inserted (as issued), inscribed by Traubel on the front blank endeaf "To Mary & Joseph Tels, February Eighteen Hundred Ninety-Five, Traubel", Traubel was the literary executor and good friend of Whitman. Bound in the publisher's gilt stamped green cloth, top edge tinted red, others uncut and unopened as issued. Light general handling to binding, head and foot of spine fine, inner and outer hinges fine, no previous ownership markings or bookplate, overall VERY GOOD. "These sheets are probably the 400 copies printed in May, 1891. . . . It seems probable . . . that after Whitman's death his executors had these sheets and the remainder of Good-Bye My Fancy bound in uniform, but separate, bindings." (BAL 21430, printing 3).

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