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      C.B. Bagley, Printer, 1888 - 6 3/4" x 4 3/4" in brown printed boards with title in silver. 83 pp., errata. Pioneer Arthur A. Denny writes about the early days of Seattle as he remembers cabins and sawmills, steamboats on the Sound, Indians, soldiers and settlers. Denny was the leading founder of the town of Seattle. In 1851 he left Illinois and migrated westward with his family and acquaintances, intending to settle in the Willamette Valley. Hearing about the area around Puget Sound, the Denny Party sailed from Portland, landed at Alki Point in November 1851, and four months later staked claim to land along the eastern shore of Elliott Bay, in what would become the city of Seattle. A surveyor by trade, Denny helped lay out the real estate that formed a large part of the pioneer economy. He served as postmaster, merchant, banker, and legislator. Over the course of his life, Denny witnessed or participated in most of the key events in early Seattle history to include the founding in 1851-52, the Indians’ attack on Seattle in 1856, the creation and siting of the University of Washington in the early 1860s, the courtship of railroad companies during the 1870s, and the labor unrest and anti-Chinese movement of the 1880s. In 1843 Denny married Mary Ann Boren, and together they had six children. Mary Ann Denny neatly wrote on the rear free endpaper, “Mrs. Dullie Miller from Mrs. Mary A. Denny, June 11, 1905." A fine copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Regulations for the uniform of the Army of the United States ... Compiled by direction of the Secretary of War under the supervision of the Quartermaster General and Inspector General

      Philadelphia: Depot of the Quartermaster's Department. 1888. "First edition, large 4to, pp. [6]; text in triple column; lithograph title page, 12 chromolithograph plates after H.A. Ogden showing the uniformed men at work and play, plus 13 photo-lithograph plates of uniform elements including epaulettes, shoulder straps and knots, helmets and caps, sword belts, chevrons, etc.; quarter brown morocco over brown pebble- grain cloth, lettered in gilt on upper cover; a very good, sound and clean copy."

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        Report of the Committee of the Medico-Legal Society on the Best Method of Execution of Criminals by Electricity

      [New York]: Medico-Legal Society, [ca. 1888]. First separate edition; octavo (23.75cm.); bifolium; 3 tables in text. Previous vertical fold, else Fine. The published results of a study on the use of electricity for the execution of criminals, establishing the electric chair as an official method of capital punishment. The New York State Government formed this Committee in 1886 in order to research alternate forms of capitol punishment in the hopes of finding a more humane method to hanging. A series of experiments were carried out using dogs, using both Edison's favored Continuous Current and his adversary George Westinghouse's Alternating Current. The results were decidedly in favor of the latter: "Death with the alternating current was without a struggle; with the continuous, painful and accompanied by howling and struggling." The report goes on to outline the construction of an electric chair, and in March of 1889 at Auburn Prison murderer William Kemmler would become the first criminal to be officially executed by means of the electric chair. This separate edition not listed in OCLC as of October, 2014.

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        A Treatise on Beverages, or, The Complete Practical Bottler. Full Instructions for Laboratory Work with Original Practical Recipes for All Kinds of Carbonated Drinks, Mineral Waters, Flavorings, Extracts, Syrups, Etc.

      New York: C.H. Sulz & Co., Publishers / The Publishers' Printing Company, 1888. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First edition. Light cup ring mark on front board, else near fine. 1888 Hard Cover. xxv, 818 pp. 8vo. An industry guide to the production and bottling of carbonated beverages and other related products, written and published by a chemist with thorough knowledge of the bottled beverage industry. From the introduction: 'The author, having traveled in various parts of the globe, has handled all kinds of machinery and manufactured all sorts of beverages, and having acquired a great deal of practical information and experience, he has concluded to take upon himself the task of gathering together all the practical hints, suggestions and points, pertaining to the subject.' Various technologies that were, at the time, cutting-edge science are discussed in detail. The current giant in the bottled carbonated beverage industry, Coca-Cola, was originally released in 1886, and did not begin bottling its product until 1891. This was, then, a very timely publication, released amid a flurry of competition between fledgling companies to gain a firm foothold in what is now a multi-billion dollar industry. Includes over 400 illustrations throughout text, as well as advertisements on the endpapers and flyleaves for Wittemann Bros., John Matthews Carbonated Beverage Apparatus, American Carbonate Co., The National Bottlers' Gazette, Stewart's Self-Acting Floating Ball Stopper, the author's own consulting company, and steel fountains produced by Iron-Clad Manufacturing Co.. Includes sections on: Water; Carbonic Acid Gas; Carbonating Apparatus; Bottling; Dispensing Carbonated Beverages; The Laboratory; Natural and Artificial Mineral Waters; Carbonated and Saccharine Beverages. The last section includes two chapters related to alcoholic beverages, the second of which discusses the fermentation of various types of beer.

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        Gesammelte Werke. 23 Bde. München, Musarion Verlag 1920-29. 4to. Ca. 7500 S. Orig.-Pergamentbde. mit Rückenschildern, zweifachen umlaufenden Deckelfileten u. Kopfgoldschnitt.

      0 - Eines von 185 numerierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe auf Hadernpapier und in Ganzpergament gebunden. Der Einband wurde von Hübel und Denck, Leipzig, nach einem Entwurf von Ottomar Starke, gebunden. Die schönste und bedeutendste Gesamtausgabe des großen Philosophen. Friedrich Nietzsche war zum Jahreswechsel 1888/89 in geistige Umnachtung gefallen, ohne seine Werke in eine erkennbare kanonische Form gebracht zu haben. Die Werkausgabe wurde von Elisabeth Förster-Nietzsche herausgeben. Schönes Exemplar der seltenen Luxusausgabe. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      London and New York: Macmillan and Co.,. 1888. original dark green cloth, front panels stamped in light green, spine panels stamped in light green and gold, publisher's monograms stamped in light green on rear panels, all edges untrimmed.. Small embossed stamp of William Creighton Spencer on half title,. title, and last text leaf of both volumes. Slight spine lean, cloth. lightly worn at spine ends and corner tips, some rubbing along outer. joints, endpapers foxed, a very good copy. A fairly nice copy. overall. (#149463). First edition. Published on 4 May 1888 in an edition of 750 copies of which only 634 were bound up. Five stories, including his two most frequently anthologized supernatural horror stories, "The Withered Arm" and "The Three Strangers." "With his fatalistic sensibility, ghostly atmosphere, and unparalleled sense of doom and gloom, Hardy was a natural for horror stories ... Dark irony, a definitive characteristic of modern supernatural horror, is manipulated more masterfully by Hardy than perhaps by any other English writer." - Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-90. "... Hardy's ghost and Gothic fiction are acknowledged as among the most artistically satisfying produced and are successful contributions to both the supernatural genre and English literature in general." - Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 240. "Hardy is usually described as bleak, but an almost impish sense of black humor, an appreciation of 'life's little ironies,' runs through his work like a leavening agent. So too does the shadowy working (especially in the short stories) of supernatural forces, forces akin to the fate and cosmic irony we see so often in the novels." - Robert Eldridge. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 190- 192. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 240. Queen, The Detective Short Story, p. 50. Purdy, pp. 58-9.

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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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      Bristol: J. W. Arrowsmith, 11 Quay Street; London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co., 4 Stationer's Hall Court,. 1888. original brown cloth, front panel stamped in black, spine panel stamped in gold, rear panel stamped in blind, black coated endpapers.. A bit of light rubbing to cloth, rear inner hinge cracked but holding. firm, a very good copy of a notably rare book. (#146182). First edition. The novel first appeared as Arrowsmith's Christmas Annual for 1888. Issued in book form as "Arrowsmith's Bristol Library, Vol. XXXIII" bound in paper wrappers or, as here, in cloth. The discovery of immortality in the future brings socialism and revolution. "The novel has been justly defined a proto-BRAVE NEW WORLD, for the aberrations perpetrated by a despotic lodge of researchers ... In the name of the advancement of medicine, the subjects of the Inner House have become a never-aging, gray community of lifeless and emotionless individuals; with no conscience [sic] of the past, and no concern for a remote future, they are trapped in their everlasting present. This dystopia must have influenced Wells' description of his Eloi in THE TIME MACHINE (1895)." - Carla Maria Gnappi, Science and Technology in Victorian Utopias ( "A clumsy prefiguration of Orwell, and a clear influence on some elements in Morris." - Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 34. "Anti- utopian and anti-socialist. Over-regulated and overprotective society based on science achieving near-immortality." - Sargent (additions). "Besant, though largely forgotten today, was a major literary figure of his time. "This is one of his two novels (the other being THE REVOLT OF MAN, 1882) in which he used what would now be called fantastic or science fictional methods to attack progressive causes." - Robert Eldridge. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-115. Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 19. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 97. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 33. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Bleiler (1978), p. 22. Reginald 01212. Sadleir 182 (paperbound issue). Wolff 451 (paperbound issue, rebound without wrappers).

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        The Legends and Myths of Hawaii: The Fables and Folk-Lore of a Strange People

      Charles L. Webster & Co. 1888 - Charles L. Webster & Co., 1888. 530pp., App. 27 illustrations. By His Majesty King David Kalakaua of Hawaii. Hardcover. Book Condition: VERY FINE. ORIGINAL covers and binding protected by clear dust jacket. First Edition. Frontispiece portrait of King Kalakaua and another steel engraving of Queen Kapiolani (follows page 315) both with tissue guards; full page map of the Hawaiian Islands (not included in plate list). Large thick octavo, original light brown cloth, pictorially stamped in black, lettered in gilt. Patterned endpapers. Small stains to boards, very light edgewear to spine, otherwise in amazing condition. A definitive guide, by His Majesty King David Kalakaua of Hawaii, to Hawaiian legends and folk stories. FREE Domestic Shipping. Please contact us for international rates. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Troy, NY: Nims and Knight, 1888. Some surface cracking to joints, else VG+, contents fine. Quarto. xvi, 200p. Illustrated by Hector Giacomelli with 42 full-page plates and 62 vignette of birds, all finely hand-colored. With a fore-edge painting of a landscape with birds in the foreground and in flight. Bound in quarter blue morocco with lighter blue sides and marbled endpapers, a.e.g., the spine with gilt titles, the panels with gilt vignettes of birds and floral cornerpieces. Hector Giacomelli (1822-1904) Benezit listed genre artist, best known for his paintings of birds and insects.

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        La science amusante

      L'Illustration 1888-89, Parigi - In 16 oblungo, carte 57. Legatura coeva in mezza tela. Bellissima raccolta di 57 articoli di Tom Tit, ciascuno con la relativa illustrazione xilografata, ritagliati dalla rivista L?Illustration del 1888Âe raccolti in questo album. Questa sorta di piccola enciclopedia scientifica che usciva a dispense rappresentava in maniera semplice ed efficace uno strumento di educazione popolare nel corso dell'Ottocento. LaÂscienza dilettevoleÂo la 'fisica divertente' mirava a fornire nozioniÂscientifiche in maniera giocosa.ÂMolto interessanti anche le illustrazioni realizzate da Louise Poyet (1846-1913) il cui fascino surreale piacque infatti ai Surrealisti che tra il 1920 e il 1930 scoprirono e utilizzarono per i loro collage le illustrazioni di Poyet realizzate per Tom Tit (il cui vero nome era Arthur Good). Gli articoli della Science Amusante uscirono in serie in tre annate. Una raccolta di articoli usci' in inglese in libro negli Stati Uniti con il titolo Magical Experiments o Science in Play. Questa, invece, e' la raccolta dei 57 articoli articoli originali tratti dalla rivista francese L'Illustration. I ritagli di giornale non presentano una data ma, leggendo il retro degli stessi, compaiono delle date che permettono di datare questi stralci tra il 1888 e il 1889. FRA

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        I Teatri di Bologna nei Secoli XVII e XVIII - Storia Aneddotica

      Succ. di Monti 1888 I Teatri di Bologna nei Secoli XVII e XVIII - Storia Aneddotica. Corrado, Ricci. Bologna, Succ. di Monti, 1888. In - 8°, m. pergamena con angoli, cop. conservata. xxi, (3), 736, (3) pp. con 4 tavole di cui 3 doppia pagina f.t. Bell' esemplare di quest' opera importante e ricercata. Frati, Bibl. bolognese, 8197. Neg. Mob. 6

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        Musical Instruments Historic, Rare and Unique

      Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1888. First Edition. Half Leather Over Vellum. Very Good. Gibb, William (based on Drawings By Roger Glen). Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. The first edition was limited to 1040 copies; publisher's signature in print. Complete including all 50 color plates. Half-bound red morroco leather over vellum-covered boards with gilt lettering. Sound binding; slightly uneven text block. Clean pages. Plates are in very nice shape; one has a small news clipping affixed to its margin. Some rubbing and wear to cover heaviest at ends of spine and bumped corners. Vellum has a couple of chips; some soiling. "A considerable influence arousing and interest in and lover for fine musical instruments and setting the standard for book illustrations of instruments. . . . Hipkins used as a criterion fo selection the beauty of form and fitness of decoration of the instrument. In no way did he systematically review the main types . . . and he did not attempt to present the material in any classified framework. . . . The quality of artwork has stood the test of time. . . . " (see Meyers in The Galpin Society Journal, Vol. 41, Oct. 1988).

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        Kate Greenaway's Almanack for 1888

      London: George Routledge & Sons. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1888. First Edition. Hardcover. Cloth-backed paper-covered decorated boards, all edges stained blue, blue clay-paper endpages, in the original printed paper dust-wrapper, and illustrated in color throughout. Book very nice, gift inscription on the ffep and a bookseller ticket on the rear pastedown, the front flap of the jacket has adhered to the front pastedown; the jacket itself is stained, age-toned, and has a few chips out at the spine tips and corners; Kate Greenaway's "1888" publication in her Almanack series, published for the years 1883 through 1897, except 1896. Republished in the late 1920s with the illustrations of the original series .

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      Paris: Victor-Havard, 1888. Fine. Victor-Havard, Paris 1888, 12x19cm, broché. - First edition for which there is no mention of large papiers.Précieux rare autograph dedication signed by the author Emile Zola "... my dear master Emile Zola, his affectionately devoted ..." Small lacks in head and walk back, foxing éparses.Rare copy of exceptional provenance. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale pour laquelle il n'est pas fait mention de grands papiers. Précieux et rare envoi autographe signé de Jules Case à Emile Zola "... à mon cher maître Emile Zola, son affectueusement dévoué..." Petits manques en tête et en pied du dos, rousseurs éparses. Rare exemplaire d'une exceptionnelle provenance.

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        Personal Memoirs of P H Sheridan, General United States Army, (Two Volumes)

      Charles L. Webster & Co.. Hardcover. B000Q7KDUE 1888 Charles L. Webster & Co., 1st Edition. The complete 2 volume set, bound in three quarter brown morocco leather, with gilt decorations to the covers and spine, raised bands, gilt title, and all edges and endpapers marbled. Volume One includes 8 illustrations, 13 maps, and 500 pages. Volume Two includes 9 illustrations, 14 maps (including several fold-outs), and 486 pages. The leather boards show minor scuffing and wear at the extremities, and according to a hand typed letter from the previous owner's purchase, have been attractively and professionally repaired/re-spined. The texts are unmarked and the bindings are sturdy. An attractive and collectible set, essential for the library of any Civil War or History book collector. 100% satisfaction guaranteed. We ship orders daily, securely and with delivery confirmation. Due to the heavy and/or oversized nature of this book, International Shipping will incur an additional charge. We always only charge actual shipping costs. . Very Good. 1888-01-01. First Edition.

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      Paris: Alphonse Lemerre, 1888. Fine. Alphonse Lemerre, Paris 1888, 12x19cm, relié. - Original edition on the current paper, there is no mention of major papers. Binding to open combed bradel paper, smooth spine morocco nutty piece covers preserved, elegant binding pastiche signed Thomas Boichot. Precious autograph signed by the author: "A Guy de Maupassant, his friend." Small scattered spots, slight angular missing on the half-title page. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant, il n'est pas fait mention de grands papiers. Reliure à la bradel en plein papier peigné, dos lisse, pièce de titre de maroquin noisette, couvertures conservées, élégante reliure pastiche signée de Thomas Boichot. Précieux envoi autographe signé de l'auteur : "A Guy de Maupassant, son ami." Petites rousseurs éparses, un léger manque angulaire sur la page de faux-titre.

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        Hector Berlioz [Subtitle]: sa vie et ses oeuvres ouvrage orne de quatorze lithographies originales par M. Fantin-Latour de Douze Portraits de Hector Berlioz de trois planches hors texte et de 122 gravures, scenes theatrales, caricatures, portraits d'artistes, autographes, etc

      Paris: La Librairie de L'Art. 1888. Folio. Half dark red morocco with marbled boards, raised bands on spine in decorative compartments with titling gilt. 1f. (half-title), 1f. (frontispiece), 1f. (title printed in red and black), 1f. (dedication to Ernest Reyer) [vii]-xvi, 386, [i] (publisher's advertisement), [i] (publisher's device). xvi, 386, [ii] + 1 double-page plate, 2 engravings and fourteen full-page lithographs by Fantin-Latour, each preceded by a tissue-guard with printed titling, as follows: "Vérité" (frontispiece) Tuba Mirum Spargens Sonum Symphonie Fantastique Un Bal Lélio La Harpe éolienne Harold en Italie Dans les montagnes Benvenuto Cellini Acte III La Fonte du Persée Roméo et Juliette Confidence à la nuit La Damnation de Faust Apparition de Marguerite Sara la Baigneuse L'Enfance du Christ Le Repos de la Sainte Famille Béatrice et Bénédict Acte I Nocturne La Prise de Troie Acte III Apparition d'Hector Les Troyens a Carthage Acte III Duo d'amour Apothéose Binding slightly worn, rubbed and bumped; joints splitting. Scattered foxing, light to moderate, throughout; some tissue guards slightly worn and with small tears. Lithographs in very good condition with generally only minimal foxing to margins. . First Edition. "[Berlioz] stands as the leading musician of his age in a country—France—whose principal artistic endeavour was then literary, and in an art—music—whose principal pioneers were then German. In many senses the Romantic movement found its fullest embodiment in him, yet he had deep Classical roots and stood apart from many manifestations of that movement. His life presents the archetypal tragic struggle of new ideas for acceptance, to which he gave his full exertions as composer, critic and conductor. And though there were many who perceived greatness in his music from the beginning, his genius only came to full recognition in the 20th century." Hugh Macdonald in Grove Music Online. Fantin-Latour (1836-1904) was a highly acclaimed French painter and lithographer; his works exhibit a Romanticism which found expression in his representations of the music of both Berlioz and Wagner. He is represented in the Louvre and in other major museum collections.

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        The Compleat Angler or the Contemplative Man's Recreation in Two Volumes

      London Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington Limited 1888. Hardcover. No jackets. Two volumes. Ex-university library. From the English Faculty Library, Oxford University. The Lea and Dobe 100th edition. Limited, number 346 of 500 copies. Edition number and editor's signature penned on reverse of volume one's half title page. Boards and spines are marked and lightly scored. Rear board of volume one is sunned. Spines are tanned. Spine of volume two is warped. One centimetre tear on spine foot of volume one. Shelf marks on spine feet. Leading corners and spine ends are bumped, worn and nicked. Lower edges are lightly bumped and worn. Page block and pages are tanned and marked with creases throughout. Pen on pastedowns. Library stamps on FEPs and reverse of title pages. FEP to title page of volume two are detached from binding. Front pastedown hinges are split and binding is visible throughout but remaining pages are intact. Pages are rough-cut and nicked. Ten centimetre tear on FEP of volume two . One centimetre tear on leading edge of page 351. Contents are clear. HCW No Dust Jacket hardcover Ex-Library. Acceptable

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        The Alphabet of Economic Science Part I Elements of the theory of value or worth [All published ]

      London: Macmillan and Co. and New York,, 1888. Octavo (170 × 114 mm). Original publisher's cloth, lettered in black. With 10 folding plates and numerous figures in the text. Jesuit library stamp to half title and title. Spine ends a tiny bit faded, but a crisp clean copy in excellent condition. First edition of Wicksteed's first work. Fundamentally a basic textbook of new economics, it did much to popularise the adjective "marginal" and the term "marginal analysis" and received the approbation of both Edgeworth and Pareto. Batson calls it "a very valuable little work which aims at providing a thorough mathematical explanation of the 'fundamental propositions of the theory of value'" (p. 60).

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        The Wonder Clock Or Four & Twenty marvelous Tales, being one for each hour of the day; written and illustrated By Howard Pyle. Embellished with Verses by Katherine Pyle

      NY: Harper & Brothers, 1888. First edition. Hardcover. Housed in modern blue cloth spine, and marbled board clam shell box. Fine. 318 pages. 25 x 19 cm. Signed by Howard Pyle, Wilmington, Delaware on half-title. A complete set of the unbound sheets (quires) in 21 unopened, uncut signatures, including all illustrations, prelims and flyleaves. Pyle draws on German, English, and Scandinavian folk literature for many of his characters and plots, Pyle reworks the material in an imaginative way, crafting the tales in his own inimitable style. Text is crisp and fresh. BAL 16386.

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        Toute la lyre EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Jules Hetzel & Cie|& Maison Quantin, 1888. Fine. Jules Hetzel & Cie & Maison Quantin, Paris 1888-1893, 14x23cm, 3 volumes reliés. - first edition. Binders half red shagreen, back with five nerves set with black nets decorated with golden florets, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, binders of the time. Some small minor foxing. Provenance: Library of Jules Félix Louis Gastinger with his bookplate pasted on contreplats. Nice set of complete well troisème volume. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliures en demi chagrin rouge, dos à cinq nerfs sertis de filets noirs orné de fleurons dorés, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, un coin émoussé, petites traces de frottements sur les tranches inférieures, reliures de l'époque. Quelques petites rousseurs sans gravité. Provenance : de la bibliothèque de Jules Félix Louis Gastinger avec ses ex-libris encollés sur les contreplats. Bel exemplaire agréablement établi dans une reliure uniforme de l'époque.

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        La Pudeur de Sodome

      Paris: Maison Quantin (1888) 4to - Paris: Maison Quantin (1888) 4to. The writer's third publication and perhaps his most infamous, with an erotic frontispiece engraving by Felicien Rops. One of 347 numbered copies. A very good copy in original wrappers, slight loss at head and tail of spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Picturesque California: The Rocky Mountains and the Pacific Slope. California, Oregon, Nevada, Washington, Alaska, Montana, Idaho, Arizona, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Etc

      New York and San Francisco: J. Dewing Pubishing Company, (1888). original light blue gray cloth, pictorially stamped and lettered in black, patterned endpapers. Covers a bit dust soiled, some more than others, a few with “nibbled” edges, a few with smudging, a few plates with some foxing in the margins, perhaps 6-7 plates in all, else interior fine. Folio. Ten parts: [xii] [1] 2 - 478 pp “Illustrated with etchings, photogravures, wood engravings, etc. by eminent artists” -these include Harry Fenn, Thomas Hill, William Keith, Thomas Moran and Frederic Remington. There are 120 full page plates with other illustrations in the text There were many different issues of this publication and the variations are numerous and confusing. However, this set is format “D” of the reprint formats. In addition to editing this series, Muir wrote seven of the essays. The fine etchings, photogravures, and text engravings by some of the best artists of the day are a very desirable feature of this highly collectable Muir work. Interestingly, the publisher did not bind the pages to the fragile paper spine. Perhaps it was done that way to make it easier for their patrons to remove attractive plates, all of which would be suitable for framing and displaying [Currey and Kruska 257. BAL 14744].

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        The Compleat Angler or the Contemplative Man's Recreation and Instructions How to Angle for a Trout or Grayling in a Clear Stream by Charles Cotton

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, 1888. The Lea and Dove (First Marston) Edition. No. 130 of 250 copies of the Edition de Luxe (Royal Quarto), signed by R.B. Marston. Illustrated with 54 photogravures by Peter Henry Emerson and George Bankhart, with note about whose photos are whose tipped-in; maps of the rivers Lea, Dove, Wye and Derwent; and about 100 woodcuts laid in on India paper. 2 vols. Royal 4to. Bound in publisher's full green morocco, spine gilt, boards with Walton-Cotton cipher in gilt. Spines lightly worn, corners bumped, else fine. Emerson, Peter Henry and George Bankhart. The Lea and Dove (First Marston) Edition. No. 130 of 250 copies of the Edition de Luxe (Royal Quarto), signed by R.B. Marston. Illustrated with 54 photogravures by Peter Henry Emerson and George Bankhart, with note about whose photos are whose tipped-in; maps of the rivers Lea, Dove, Wye and Derwent; and about 100 woodcuts laid in on India paper. 2 vols. Royal 4to. Royal Quarto Lea and Dove Edition, with Emerson Photogravures. One of the most celebrated of photographically illustrated books, the "so-called 100th edition is a reissue of the first two parts of the fifth-edition of 1676, with the addition of a reprint of the 1883 edition of The Chronicle of the Complete Angler by Westwood and Satchell, and a list of Works referred to in The Compleat Angler after G.W. Bethune" (Coigney, p.125). Of the plates from photographs, 27 are by Emerson and 25 by Bankhart. Emerson, the father of "naturalist photography," published his treatise by that title the following year. He advised photographers to imitate the effects of nature on the eye. Influenced by the Barbizon painters, he urged photographers to see the works of these and other "impressionists" then on view in London. As Coigney notes, "In recent years P.H. Emerson works have been in great demand by photography collectors, so many copies of this edition are in photographic collections and unfortunately many volumes have been destroyed by the extraction of Emerson's photogravures." All are present here, as are the rest of the illustrations. With an ALS from Fanny Marston and another from her husband to Miss Leila Smith on the occasion of her marriage in 1897. Westwood & Satchell Supplement, p. 255; Coigney 139; Horne 136; Oliver 125; not in Turner & Wood, P. H. Emerson (1974)

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        The Compleat Angler or the Contemplative Man's Recreation in Two Volumes

      London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington Limited, 1888. Hardcover. No jackets. Two volumes. Ex-university library. From the English Faculty Library, Oxford University. The Lea and Dobe 100th edition. Limited, number 346 of 500 copies. Edition number and editor's signature penned on reverse of volume one's half title page. Boards and spines are marked and lightly scored. Rear board of volume one is sunned. Spines are tanned. Spine of volume two is warped. One centimetre tear on spine foot of volume one. Shelf marks on spine feet. Leading corners and spine ends are bumped, worn and nicked. Lower edges are lightly bumped and worn. Page block and pages are tanned and marked with creases throughout. Pen on pastedowns. Library stamps on FEPs and reverse of title pages. FEP to title page of volume two are detached from binding. Front pastedown hinges are split and binding is visible throughout but remaining pages are intact. Pages are rough-cut and nicked. Ten centimetre tear on FEP of volume two . One centimetre tear on leading edge of page 351. Contents are clear. HCW. hardcover. Acceptable/No Dust Jacket. Ex-Library.

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        The Compleat Angler or the Contemplative Man's Recreation and Instructions How to Angle for a Trout or Grayling in a Clear Stream by Charles Cotton

      London: Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, 1888. 2 volume set. xcvii, [22], 118pp; 119-357pp. With fifty-four photogravures by Peter Henry Emerson and George Bankhart, and about 100 woodcuts in the text. The Lea and Dove Edition; Demi-Quarto Edition No. 335 of 500 copies, signed by editor R. B. Marston. 27 of the photopgraphic plates are by P. H. Emerson. Spines somewhat age discoloured, with a few marks to boards. Some wear to extremities. Bindings secure. Typical age discolouration to ffeps. Inside a little sporadic foxing. Most plates clean, some with some mainly marginal spots. A very decent set. A heavy set, additional postage may be required for orders outside the UK. (R7). Signed by Editor. Hard Cover. Good +/No Jacket.

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        Four Page Autograph Letter Signed, written to Michael Anagnos when Keller was Seven Years Old

      Four page Autograph Letter Signed ("Helen A. Keller"). Four leaves, each approximately 7" x 9" painstakingly lettered in pencil on rectos only. Old folds from mailing, a couple of folds have been lightly and professionally strengthened on the versos.One of the earliest letters written by Keller, when she was just seven years old, sent from her Tuscumbia, Alabama home. The letter is written to Michael Anagnos, the Director of the Perkins Institute for the Blind. Anagnos had sent Anne Sullivan to Tuscumbia to teach Keller how to speak, read, and write. It was only the previous summer that Anne Sullivan had arrived at the Keller home to begin working with the young deaf and blind girl. Within a few months of working with Sullivan, Helen's vocabulary had increased to hundreds of words and simple sentences. Sullivan taught Helen how to read Braille and raised type, and to print block letters.This letter, dated "May 3rd, [1888]" is published in full in Keller's autobiography The Story of My Life (p.154-155), which features a selection of her letters written between 1887 and 1901. Later in the same month that she wrote this letter, Keller left for Boston to study at Perkins, where she would stay until 1894. The earliest of Keller's letters are mere sentence-long fragments. This is the eleventh letter (including fragments) published in The Story of My Life, and the third that she wrote to Anagnos. As the text of her autobiography displays, it is one of the first fully realized letters that she had written. The full text of the letter, in large block print, as follows:Tuscumbia, Ala. May 3d.Dear Mr. Anagnos,I am glad to write to you this morning because I love you very much. I was very happy to receive pretty book and nice candy and two letters from you. I will come to see you soon and I will ask you many questions about countries and you will love good child.Mother is making me pretty new dresses to wear in Boston and I will look lovely to see little girls and boys and you.Friday teacher and I went to a picnic with little children. We played games and ate dinner under the trees and we found ferns and wild flowers. I walked in the woods and learned names for many trees. There are poplar and cedar and pine and oak and ash and hickory and maple trees. They make a pleasent shade and the little birds love to sing sweetly up in the tree. Rabbits hop and squirrels run and ugly snakes do crawl in the woods. Geraniums and roses jasmines and japonicas are cultivated flowers. I help mother and teacher water them every night before supper. Cousin Arthur made me a swing in the ash tree. Aunt Ev. has gone to Memphis. Uncle Frank is here. He is picking strawberries for dinner.Nancy [inserted here in another hand are the words "a doll"] is sick again. New teeth do make her ill. Adeline is well and she can go to Cincinnati Monday with me.Aunt Ev. will send me a boy doll. Harry will be Nancy's and Adeline's brother.Wee sister is a good girl. I am tired now and I do want to go down-stairs. I send many kisses and hugs with letter.Your darling child,Helen A. KellerA truly remarkable letter from the seven year old Keller who served and still serves as an inspiration for generations of Americans. Keller's papers, including most of her early letters, are held in the Archives of the Perkins School. This is a rare exception. The only Keller letter of this vintage or earlier of which we are aware in the marketplace, is a considerably shorter letter sent to Alexander Graham Bell in November, 1887 (also published in My Life), which sold at Christie's for $41,125 in 2001. .

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      Paris: Charpentier, 1888. Fine. Charpentier, Paris 1888, 11x18cm, relié. - Original edition. Binding half fir sorrow, back with five nerves set with black nets, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, printed stamp of the Julia-Alphonse Daudet library on the first guard. Important autograph signed by the author Alphonse Daudet. Some spots. If they have crossed before, Zola truly Daudet discovered in 1873 after reading his stories Monday, "a continual amazement," "flawless purity," he reports in L'Avenir national. These stories inspired the Franco-Prussian War deeply marked Zola: "All our disasters of 1870 are, in six pages. "Anticipation, according to Henri Mitterand Médan Evenings and beyond, the Debacle. (See Zola Volume II p. 157). From this first article, Zola has with Daudet stormy but unbreakable friendship nurtured by mutual admiration. Evidenced by the many studies they are engaged in the press throughout their lives. Around Charpentier, their joint editor, the two writers are therefore Provencal with their elders, Flaubert and Turgenev Goncourt, a literary circle that will dominate the French novel in the second half of the century. The "dinners of Five" initially "dinners whistled authors" (referring to their woes theatrical) form the basis of loyalty and solidarity which, although qu'émaillée artistic rivalries and battles of ideas, had until they died. Beyond friendship, it's a real brotherhood in arms that unites these writers for whom literature is more than aesthetic adventure. As recalled Zola in his tribute to Daudet: "If I had to assign a definitive place to Daudet, I would say he has been at the forefront of the sacred phalanx who fought the good fight for truth in this second half of the century. This will be the glory of this century to have walked to the truth by the most colossal work than ever century has accomplished. Daudet and has been with us all among the bravest and boldest. [...] His work [...] is one [...] of the extensive investigation continued by our generation, it will remain as a key witness, solid and logical continuation of company documents Stendhal and Balzac, Flaubert and Goncourt left. » after them, many writers claim to this need for truth requires writing a mission: to compel the literature to join the modern world and to bring out the raw material. Aware of this responsibility, more of the five base their own circle. Zola, it is the Soirees de Medan to Goncourt and Daudet, Grenier and future Academy. But the true heirs of this school of modernity will mainly Proust and Celine. The first, direct heir of Daudet, the second spiritual son of The Dram and La Debacle ... This struggle between Zola and his peers was not without consequence. A year before the publication of the Dream, the "Manifesto of the Five" virulent pamphlet against Zola written by some regulars Grenier, and probably inspired by Goncourt and Daudet, almost had because of their friendship. This is a friendly dedication on Earth, the offending novel in the pamphlet, Zola testifies to Daudet's desire for reconciliation (cf. Mitterrand t. II, p. 861). Some letters and dinners later, this second friendly dedication on Dream truly marks the end of the last blurs the two writers. Ten years later, Zola, the ultimate witness to the great naturalist adventure they have initiated together, composed for the funeral of his "dearly loved friend" a moving tribute to "the writer who worked so hard, the man who so suffered, my brother twice consecrated by the genius and pain! » - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure en demi chagrin sapin, dos à cinq nerfs sertis de filets noirs, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tampon imprimé de la bibliothèque Julia-Alphonse Daudet sur la première garde. Important envoi autographe signé d'Emile Zola à Alphonse Daudet. Quelques rousseurs.   S'ils se sont croisés précédemment, Zola découvre véritablement Daudet en 1873 à la lecture de ses contes du lundi : « un continuel émerveillement », « une pureté irréprochable » rapporte-t-il dans L'Avenir national. Ces nouvelles inspirées de la guerre franco-prussienne marquent profondément Zola : « Tous nos désastres de 1870 sont là, en six pages. » Anticipation, selon Henri Mitterrand, des Soirées de Médan et plus loin encore, de la Débâcle. (cf. Zola tome II p. 157). à partir de ce premier article, Zola entretient avec Daudet une amitié orageuse mais indéfectible nourrie d'une admiration réciproque. En témoignent les nombreuses études qu'ils se consacrent dans la presse tout au long de leur vie. Autour de Charpentier, leur éditeur commun, les deux écrivains provençaux forment dès lors avec leurs aînés, Flaubert, Goncourt et Tourgueniev, un cercle littéraire qui va dominer le roman français pendant la seconde partie du siècle. Les « dîners des Cinq » initialement « dîners des auteurs sifflés » (en référence à leurs déboires théâtraux) constituent la base d'une fidélité et d'une solidarité qui, bien qu'émaillée de rivalités artistiques et de combats d'idées, durent jusqu'à leur mort. Au-delà de l'amitié, c'est une véritable fraternité d'armes qui unit ces écrivains pour lesquels la littérature est bien plus qu'une aventure esthétique. Comme le rappelle Zola dans son hommage à Daudet : « S'il me fallait assigner une place définitive à Daudet, je dirais qu'il a été au premier rang de la phalange sacrée qui a combattu le bon combat de la vérité dans cette seconde moitié du siècle. Ce sera la gloire de ce siècle d'avoir marché à la vérité par le labeur le plus colossal que jamais siècle ait accompli. Et Daudet a été avec nous tous parmi les plus braves et les plus hardis. [...] Son œuvre [...] fait partie [...] de la vaste enquête continuée par notre génération, elle restera comme un témoignage décisif, la suite solide et logique des documents sociaux que Stendhal et Balzac, que Flaubert et les Goncourt ont laissés. »   à leur suite, de nombreux écrivains se réclament de cette nécessité de vérité qui impose à l'écriture une mission : contraindre la littérature à adhérer au monde moderne et à en dégager la matière brute. Conscients de cette responsabilité, plusieurs parmi les cinq fondent leur propre cercle. Pour Zola, ce sont les Soirées de Médan, pour Goncourt et Daudet, le Grenier et la future Académie. Mais les véritables héritiers de cette école de la modernité seront surtout Proust et Céline. Le premier, héritier direct de Daudet, le second fils spirituel de L'Assommoir et de La Débâcle... Cette lutte d'influence entre Zola et ses pairs ne fut pas sans conséquence. Un an avant la parution du Rêve, le « Manifeste des Cinq », virulent pamphlet contre Zola rédigé par quelques habitués du Grenier, et vraisemblablement inspiré par Goncourt et Daudet, faillit avoir raison de leur amitié. C'est par une dédicace amicale sur La Terre, le roman incriminé dans le pamphlet, que Zola témoigne à Daudet son désir de réconciliation (cf. Mitterrand t. II, p. 861). Quelques lettres et dîners plus tard, cette seconde dédicace amicale sur Le Rêve marque véritablement la fin de la dernière brouille des deux écrivains. Dix ans après, Zola, ultime témoin de la grande aventure naturaliste qu'ils ont initiée ensemble, composera pour les obsèques de son « ami tendrement aimé » un émouvant hommage à « l'écrivain qui a tant travaillé, l'homme qui a tant souffert, mon frère deux fois sacré par le génie et par la douleur ! »

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      1888 París. 1888. Con marco (40X35), Sin marco (25X21). Carta Original escrita por la Reina II de Borbón al General Camilo Polavieja (Genaral conocido por su escalada desde soldado raso) con Orla Real muy bella. La carta se puede visualizar por las dos partes (fotos). Raríssimo. Ref P.W. 7.. Firmado por el autor. Encuadernación de tapa blanda. Como Nuevo.

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        Emin Pascha, eine Sammlung von Reisebriefen und Berichten Dr. Emin- Paschas aus den ehemals ägyptischen Aequatorialprovinzen und deren Grenzländern, herausgegeben mit Unterstützung von Robert Felkin und Gustav Hartlaub, Mit Portrait, Lebensskizze und erklärendem Namensverzeichnis.

      F. A. Brockhaus, Leipzig, 1888 - XXII, 550 Seiten,und 2 Seiten Verlagsverzeichnis am Ende Es handelt sich hier um die Originalausgabe von 1888 und nicht um ein faksimiliertes Exemplar. Besitzerstempel im Vorsatz, und auf dem Vortitel,sowie ein handschriftlicher Besitzeintrag auf dem Titel. Nur sehr geringfügiger Berieb an den Gelenken und am unteren Kapital des Rückens. Marmorierter Buchschnitt. Leichte Kratzer auf dem hinteren Buchdeckel. Das noch vorhandene Lesebändchen ist etwas beschädigt. Innen sind die Seiten geringfügig, papierbedingt, angebräunt aber sehr sauber. Ansonsten ist diese wirklich seltene Ausgabe in einem wirklich guten und sammelwürdigen Zustand.Sehr Selten! A1/41 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1024 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      J. A. & R. A. Reid, Providence RI 1888 - Very Good+ hardback First Edition First Printing in the original tan-yellow cloth binding with color printing on the cover and spine. Binding soiled and spotted, mild edge wear. Binding is tight. Marginal staining to few pages, not affecting text or plates. Complete with all text and 50 plates of notable works of art (some are double plates--spanning the verso of one leaf, recto of the next). Not ex library. Folio. 102 pp. + 50 Plates. A Rare volume. Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935) was a renowned writer and social reformer. She is most often remembered for her semi-autobiographical work "The Yellow Wallpaper", written after a severe bout of postpartum depression. The present volume is her first book. While she did not hide her authorship, the fact that it was published under her married name has always led to some confusion. In addition to her writings, she was a fervent suffragette and generally called for an increased role for women in society. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Catalogue des Tableaux Modernes par Bonington, Corot, Decamps, Delacroix...Composant l'important Collection de Feu M. S. Goldschmidt

      Paris, 1888. Hardbound. VG, Small faint white letters on lower spine, otherwise a stunningly bound book with clean, crisp etchings. 3/4 Brown Moroccan leather with vellum boards, elaborate gilt design, five raised bands on spine, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers with one etched bookplate inside front cover and another gallery bookplate on front marbled free endpaper. Includes 31 original etchings. Binding is signed Stikeman & Co., book was formerly in the library of George J. Gould. Includes etchings of works by Corot, Decamps (11), Delacroix (7), Diaz , Dupre, Gericault , Meissoneir, Millet (2), Troyon (5), Ziem. Lists a total of 53 lots, all priced in ink and listing the buyers' name. A stunning volume, and a stunning collection!

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      Paris: C. Dalou, 1888. Fine. C. Dalou, Paris 1888, 12x19cm, relié. - Edition on current paper. Binding to bradel half chocolate calico, smooth back with a gold floral pattern, golden double thread tail piece as shagreen fir, flat marbled paper, bookplate pasted on a guard who left facing a shadow , cover preserved contemporary binding. Autograph signed by the author to his friend Fernand Le Grand, figure of all-Fécamp on the half-title page that includes a printed bibliophile and some spots buffer. Provenance: Library Fernand Le Grand with his bookplate. Rare. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant. Reliure à la bradel en demi percaline chocolat, dos lisse orné d'un motif floral doré, double filet doré en queue, pièce de titre de chagrin sapin, plats de papier marbré, ex-libris encollé sur une garde ayant laissé en regard une ombre, couverture conservée, reliure de l'époque. Envoi autographe signé de Jean Lorrain à son ami Fernand Le Grand, figure du tout-Fécamp, sur la page de faux-titre qui comporte un tampon imprimé de bibliophile et quelques rousseurs. Provenance : bibliothèque de Fernand Le Grand avec son ex-libris. Rare.

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        Le Costume Historique. Cinq cents planches, trois cents en couleurs, or et argent, deux cents en camaieu. Types principaux du vetement et de la parure, rapproches de ceux de l'interieur de l'habitation das tous les temps et chez tous le peuples, avec de nombreux details sur le mobilier, les armes, les objets usuels, les moyens de transport, etc

      Paris: Librairie de Firmin-Didot et cie, 1888. Large paper edition. Hardbound. Reading copy. Sewn binding of introductory volume holding by threads. Other volumes laid into portfolios with cloth ties (fragile, some broken), with text pages largely uncut (folded primarily). First portfolio missing, so pages are placed into the other 19. Page edges fragile with some chipping, up to one half-inch: chipped pages tend to be text, as plates are on slightly smaller size paper. 17 plates and/or text may be missing, depending upon who collates and how pages are counted.. Loose leaves in 19 navy blue printed cloth on board portfolios. Vol. 1: xliii, 287, (49) pp. Vols. 2-6 with 500 plates (including (appx.) 300 chromolithographs, with silver and gold) and explanatory text. All are laid into "liavraison" approximately 30 per volume, for a total of 19 physical volumes. The color plates in this seminal work are breathtaking in their crispness and clarity. An historic publication in its breadth of coverage on the different styles of historic dress within the known world. In addition to dress, there is some treatment of hair-styles, jewelry, period furnishings, weapons, furniture, etc. Muslims, Africa, Algeria and Tunisia, Kabyles. Africa, Asian archipelago, Malaysia, Persia, Asia Turkey, India, American Native peoples, etc. Vol. 1 is mainly explanatory text with an "Introduction generale" by the author dated "Juin 1887." Vols. 2-6 are mainly plates, accompanied by descriptive text and were published in twenty "livraisons" 1877-1886. Also indexed in four parts: Part 1: The classical antiquity (boards 1-59). Part 2: The world outside Europe (60-180 sheets). Part 3: Christian peoples from the Byzantines (181-410 sheets). Part 4: Europe in modern times by different nationalities (plates 411-500). Introductory volume has explanatory notes and a historical study, a wealth of material and several forms of indexing of nationalities, plates, countries, etc. Contains bibliography and extensive glossary.

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        Le Pierrot EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris, 1888. Fine. Paris 1888 et 1889, 29x40cm, en feuilles. - Originale.Collection almost complete edition of this rare literary satirical newspaper run by Adolphe Willette and illustrated. 49 issues of the July 6, 1888 to September 20, 1889 51 (last two missing) .Each composed of two sheets folio, illustrated on the front page of a lithograph of A. Willette and some numbers, caricatures third page.Ayant to editor Emile Goudeau, the newspaper announced the publication on Friday (which was not always the case) includes poems, advertisements, small but its new value lies in the illustrations done exclusively by Willette.Quelques foxing and small tears curbs without affecting the text or the image.Adolphe Willette is inseparable from the Montmartre district which he decorated many taverns, bars and the famous Moulin Rouge. First of all painter, he exhibited at the Black Cat after participating in its creation. Subsequently he worked for many newspapers as Laughter plate or butter before founding the Pierrot. Controversial figure, he presented himself as anti-Semitic parliamentary candidate in 1889 in Paris. He was the first president of the Republic of Montmartre, philanthropic association to help local children. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Collection presque complète de ce rare journal littéraire satirique dirigé et illustré par Adolphe Willette. 49 numéros du 6 juillet 1888 au 20 septembre 1889 sur 51 (deux derniers manquants). Chacun composé de deux feuilles au format in-folio, illustré sur la première page d'une lithographie d'A. Willette et pour certains numéros, de caricatures en troisième page. Ayant pour rédacteur en chef Emile Goudeau, ce journal à la parution annoncée le vendredi (ce qui ne fut pas toujours le cas) comprend des poèmes, des publicités, des petites nouvelles mais sa valeur réside dans les illustrations exclusivement réalisées par Willette. Quelques rousseurs et petites déchirures des bordures sans incidence sur le texte ni l'image. Adolphe Willette est indissociable du quartier Montmartre dont il décora de nombreux cabarets, bistrots et le fameux Moulin Rouge. Peintre tout d'abord, il exposa au Chat Noir après avoir participé à sa création. Par la suite il collabore à de nombreux journeaux comme le Rire ou l'Assiette au beurre avant de fonder le Pierrot. Personnage controversé, il se présenta comme candidat antisémite aux élections législatives de 1889 à Paris. Il fut le premier président de la République de Montmartre, association philanthropique destinée à aider les enfants du quartier.

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        Cosmology, or Universal Science, Cabala, Alchemy, Containing the Mysteries of the Universe, Regarding God Nature Man, the Macrocosm and Microcosm, Eternity and Time, Explained According to the Religion ff Christ, by Means ff The Secret Symbols of the Rosicrucians of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries. Copied and Translated from an Old German Manuscript, and Provided with a Dictionary of Occult Terms.

      Occult Publishing Company, Boston 1888. Folio. With handcoloured pages. (6)+16+13+9+(1)+20+12 pages. Orig. decorated cloth binding. Near fine, with only slightly bumped corners. Inside is nice and clean

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        und analytische Chemie in Anwendung auf Künste und Gewerbe. Frei bearbeitet von F. Strohmann und B. Kerl. 4. verbesserte und vermehrte Auflage. 12 Bände.

      Braunschweig, Vieweg, 1888-1922.. (26,5 x 19 cm). Zus. über 11000 S. Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen. Halbleinwandbände um 1920 (10) und Original-Halbleinwandbände (2).. Vollständiges Exemplar mit dem oft fehlenden Band 12, dem Generalregister. - Gestempelt. Stellenweise pappierbedingt leicht gebräunt, sonst sauber und gut erhalten

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        1888 Allen and Ginter 'Birds of America' Album

      Published by Allen & Ginter., Richmond, Virginia 1888. 1888. 9'' x 6'' booklet in the shape of a bird cage, tied at the top through a brass eyelet with the original burgundy silk tassel and titled "Birds of America". There are 10 internal pages plus the front and rear [printed both sides] covers, printed on the rectos only, with 4 to 8 cards reproduced with exotic foreign scenery as a background on each page. The front cover has two birds inside the cage, the back cover has an outline of the cage with a young girl in a red hood standing in a field watching birds fly away; the interior has colourful pages printed on one side of heavy stock paper showing colour lithographs of several tobacco cards in the "Birds of America" series; the first page is an advertisement for the company, listing some of their brands and their location. Allen and Ginter, Manufacturers of High Grade Smoking Tobaccos, Richmond, Virginia. Light crease line across the top of the cage below the eyelet, and in Fine condition. Still in the original, if battered, card envelope which was posted to a Mary Emma Pross, Gardenville, Berks County, Pennsylvania, with Philadelphia franked post mark stamp dated May 31st, 1888 to the front and rear of the envelope. A rare survivor in this condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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        Die bösen Mäuler".

      - Feder in Schwarz und Aquarell, über Bleistift, ein Teil der Darstellung mit schwarzer Feder umrandet, auf chamoisfarbenem Velin, rechts oben monogrammiert „MvL". 21,8:33,2 cm. Auf Untersatz montiert, verso mit dem Stempel der „Meggendorfer-Blätter". Im Rand Reste alter Verklebung. Über die Ausbildung der österreichischen Künstlerin ist kaum etwas bekannt. Sie arbeitete vor allem als Illustratorin insbesondere für Märchen-, Kinder- und Jugendbücher sowie fast 30 Jahre lang für die „Meggendorfer Blätter", einer 1888-1944 herausgegebenen Münchner Zeitschrift für Humor und Kunst mit Witzen, Erzählungen, Gedichten, Karikaturen und Bildergeschichten. Darüber hinaus war sie als Designerin (zweidimensionale Muster für Glasarbeiten) tätig und Mitglied des 1908 gegründeten Künstlerbund Klosterneuburg.

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      Wien, Lechner, o. J. (um 1888).. 20 Original-Kabinett-Photographien. Kl. 8° quer (Format ca. 12,5x16,5 cm), gold- und schwarzgeprägter Orig.-Leinen.. 20 Original-Photographien im Kabinettformat, zeigt Donau-Ufer-Ansichten von Wien bis Sulina, auf originalen Kartonblättern, typographisch bezeichnet. Aufgenommen vom Wiener Photographen Amand Helm (1861-.1890). Mit Motiven von Wien, Hainburg, Theben, Pressburg, Peterwardein, Gran, Visegrad, Ofen-Pesth (x 2), Semlin, Belgrad, Galatz, Pass Kasan, Babakay, Fort Elisabeth, Orsova, dem Eisernen Thor, Turn-Severin, Tultscha und Sulina. - Lot de 20 Photos par Amand Helm de l'album sur le Danube. Chez R. Lechner, Wien. Tirage albumine c. 11x16 cm dans son album d'origine et sous emboitage. Wien, Hainburg, Theben, Pressburg, Peterwardein, Gran, Visegrad, Ofen-Pesth (x 2), Semlin, Belgrad, Galatz, Pass Kasan, Babakay, Fort Elisabeth, Orsova, Das Eiserne Thor, Turn-Severin, Tultscha, Sulina. - Amand Helm was born in 1831 in Teplice (now Czech Republic). His photographic career began in 1861 in Prague. Not long after this year he opened branch studios in Teplice and in Vienna. In 1864 he exhibited successfully his landscape photographs and photographs on porcelain at then Vienna Photographic Exhibition. In 1863-65 he made many Carte de visite with scenes of Prague. In 1870 he published in Vienna the Donau-Album with pasted original photographs of landscapes, towns and life on the shores of Donau. Probably in the same time he moved to Vienna. In 1888 he published new edition of his Donau-Album. He died about 1890. - Aktiv seit 1858, betrieb Amand Helm bis 1890 Ateliers in Prag und Wien, einen Kunstverlag in Prag und eine Zweigstelle in Teplitz. 1868 Herausgabe eines Donau-Albums und um 1888 der Donau-Bilder mit Orts- u. Uferansichten (Mappe mit eigenen Originalfotografien). Bedeutender Landschaftsfotograf, machte auch Porträts und beschäftigte sich mit Oleographie. Siehe: Otto Hochreiter, Timm Starl, "Lexikon zur österreichischen Fotografie", 1983. - Neuauflage der 1868 etwas größer herausgegeben Bilder des Donau-Albums (dort ca. 21x14 cm, auf Kartons montiert, Dorotheum versteigerte 2 Exemplare mit lediglich 19 Photos, die Albertina gibt den Titel so an: "20 grosse Ansichten der Donau von Passau bis Wien") von Helm. Hier im Kabinettphotoformat. In den Platten numeriert von 21-40. In einem passgenauen Schuber, ev. so vom Verlag mitgeliefert, dieser mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel. - Selten!

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