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        JAPANESE PAINTINGS - CHILDREN'S SPORTS

      - JAPANESE INTEREST. JAPANESE PAINTINGS. CHILDREN'S SPORTS. Tokyo: Hakubunsha 1888. Oblong 4to (11 1/2 x 9"), cloth covered boards with paper label on cover, minor wear, Fine condition. This is a panorama (bound accordion style) of 12 mounted, wonderful color woodblock prints of children playing a variety of games with different toys, with an additional full page color woodblock of a variety of toys. The quality of the printing was important to the publisher and he succeeded in producing color illustrations that appear to be hand colored. Laid-in is a 4 page folder with short descriptions of the games and toys, and how they are played. Includes Battledore and Shuttlecock, Playing With Tops, a form of Backgammon, Playing at War, Hunting Grasshoppers, Making Snow Men and more. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La pudeur de Sodome. Frontispice gravé à l'eau-forte par Félicien Rops.

      Parijs, Maison Quantin, 1888. Folio 33 x 24 cm. Blanc demi-cuir avec des coins, plats de percale gris. (12), 52 p. Pas coupé. Avec eau-forte originale de Félicien Rops, signé dans la plaque. Livre imprimé en rouge et noir en 347 exemplaires numérotés (325). Édition originale. Couverture un peu taché, les feuilles de garde renouvelés. Quelques taches, les bords à la cuve un peu décolorées.l Histoire de la destruction de Sodome avec la célèbre gravure de Rops : une femme nue détache un rideau pour révéler un herme grand prêtre diabolique dans un cadre égyptien. Ceci est le numéro 7 des 325 exemplaires sur papier de Hollande. Livre large, relié dans le 20ème siècle.

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        WESSEX TALES. Strange, Lively, and Commonplace, Two Volumes

      London: Macmillan, 1888. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good-. Octavo. 750 printed, 634 bound. Bound in original green cloth with gilt lettering spine. Ghost of lending library label front boards. Minimal cover edge wear. Outer hinges worn. 247 pp, 212 pp. 4pp ads at rear of Volume II.

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        WESSEX TALES.

      - Strange, Lively and Commonplace. In two volumes. Pp. [vi]+248(last blank)+[vi]+212; f'cap. 8vo; rebound in twentieth century navy half morocco, the spines lettered and decorated in gilt, marbled papered boards; all edges sprinkled red; later endpapers; a couple of pages slightly creased, a little light foxing and occasional faint soiling; Macmillan, London, 1888. First edition. Purdy p. 58; Sadleir 1119. *Lacking the two advertisement leaves called for by Purdy at end of Volume II. \i Wessex Tales was published in an edition of 750 copies, of which only 634 were bound up. (The unbound sheets were later remaindered). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Travels in Arabia Deserta

      1888 - First edition. 2 volumes. Large coloured, linen-backed, folding map (in rear pocket) & 8 plates (including 1 heliograph), some folding, with illustrations in the text. 8vo. Original green cloth with gilt vignettes on upper boards. Cambridge: at the University Press. A very good copy indeed, with the joints very slightly strained, but no wear or soiling to the binding, in a fine modern folding box. Bookplates of Percy Scawen Wyndham, influential politician and connoisseur, and cousin to Wilfrid Scawen Blunt. Having been rejected by the Navy on medical grounds, Doughty pursued an academic career at Cambridge, before travelling extensively throughout Europe and the Mediterranean. Whilst exploring the ruins at Petra in 1875 Doughty learned of further similar sights on the pilgrim route to Medina, and resolving to reach these he approached both the Turkish authorities and the R.G.S. Neither would give their permission or support and Doughty taking matters into his own hands he spent a year in Damascus in the garb of an Arab Christian learning Arabic before joining the pilgrim caravan and travelling throughout Arabia. Rejected by four publishers Arabia Deserta was published in 1888 some ten years after Doughty's return to England. This work however went largely unnoticed by the general public until the abridged edition of 1908, and more importantly the reissue of the full text with T.E. Lawrence's introduction in 1921. Doughty's arcane Spenserian style was a significant influence on Lawrence's own writing style. ?No one has looked so narrowly at the Arab and the life of Arabia as Doughty, and no one has painted them in literature with a touch so sensitive and sure. And not only Bedawin life of whose hardships he suffered to the last wandering as one poorer than the poorest, but also the life of the oasis towns of the Nejd. One can do Doughty's pages no justice by quotation. His book belongs to that rare and supreme class in which the author speaks not for himself, but for all who might find themselves in like case? (Hogarth). A fine copy of this seminal work in the history of relations between Britain and the Arab world. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        King Solomon's Mines

      Cassell, UK 1888 - Reprint 1888. 63rd Thousand printing. Signed by the author to the inner page. Un-common signed. Book is good++ and in quite bright condition. Edges lightly rubbed. Spine tips quite rubbed with light surface loss. Spine and cloth darkened. Nice clean contents. Gutters cracked but all holding well. More digital images can be taken upon request. Ref Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Russland.

      Leipzig, Baedeker (Juni) 1888. - 2. Aufl. L, 442 S. Mit 9 Karten u. 15 Plänen. OLn. (minimale Gebrauchsspuren). Hinrichsen D 458.- Zweite erweiterte und um ein Kapitel Süd-Russland erweiterte Auflage.- Vord. Vorsatzblatt mit hs. Besitzeintrag, das hintere mit größerem Ausschnitt. Im Übrigen gut erhalten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der Donders'sche Druck Und Die Gasspannungen In Der Pleurahohle (Offprint From Archiv F. D. Ges. Phys. Bd Xliv) Inscribed By Author

      Bonn: Emil Strauss, 1888. First Separate Edition . Soft cover. Good/Archival box. Pp 152-174 + Folding Plate At End. Original Green Wrapper Printed In Black, Rear Wrapper Missing, Spine Reinforced With Narrow White Tape. Inscribed By Nobel Prize Winning Physiologist Willem Einthoven To Dr. John Berry Haycraft "With Best Compliments", Undated. John Berry Haycraft (1859-1923) Was A British Professor In Physiology Who Carried Out Important Medical Research. Haycraft Received His Medical Education In Edinburgh. He Worked For A Time In Ludwig's Laboratory In Leipzig. In 1881 He Was Appointed Chair Of Physiology At Mason College (Which Later Became The University Of Birmingham). He Taught In Birmingham And Attracted Many Students To The City. During His Years In Birmingham And Edinburgh, Haycraft Had Been Actively Engaged In Research And Published Papers On The Coagulation Of Blood And In 1884, He Discovered That The Leech Secreted A Powerful Anticoagulant, Which He Named Hirudin, Although It Was Not Isolated Until The 1950S, Nor Its Structure Fully Determined Until 1976. Haycraft Returned To London In 1892 And Was Appointed A Research Scholar Of The British Medical Association. In 1893 He Was Appointed Chair Of Physiology At University College, Cardiff, Where He Worked Until Retirement In 1920. This Scarce Inscribed Offprint With Small Chips At Edges Of Front Cover, Rear Cover Lacking. In A Modern Custom Brown Morocco And Marbled Paper Clam Shell Box, Raised Bands, Gilt Lettering On Red Leather Spine Labels.

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        Defenders and Offenders

      New York: D. Buchner & Co, 1888. 4to. 10 chromolithographic portraits of policemen and 200 chromolithographic portraits of villains on 50 sheets. Original decorated cloth. Binding worn; internal generally clean, two tears repaired with the booklabel of the O.K. Book Store, 3rd Ave, NYC. FIRST EDITION. Includes 210 "mugshots", the first ten representing "New York's Finest," followed by 200 chromolithographic portraits of a wide range of criminals including approximately 25 women and several members of Western outlaw gangs. Mostly white males, there are also about 25 women, a few African-Americans and several Asian-Americans. "Rare. Has portraits of criminals, many of them western outlaws ... Jim Burrow, Charles Parker, Frederick Witrock, Edward Kinney, and Tom Price (the last three members of the Jim Cummings gang)." Accompanying the portraits on the facing pages are brief biographies. The book was apparently offered by the Buchner Tobacco Company in exchange for "cigarette cards." Adams Six-Guns, 578.

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        Topografia E Monumenti Di Roma

      Ermanno Loescher, Roma, Italy 1888 - 26 pages, folio, large size (19¾ x14 inches). Text in Italian. Beautiful photogravures of Rome in the late 18th century. Stevenson was a librarian in the Vatican Library. The images include a birds-eye view of Rome, the Lateran Basilica, the Plaza Colonna and some frescoes that show the construction of the Vatican. The text preceding the photogravures detail the frescoes and mosaics that adorn the Vatican Library. Plates are foxed, otherwise in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [THEATRE] The Haymakers, Protestant Hall, Ann Street, Brisbane, June 13th, 1888

      Silk theatre handbill (total dimensions 240 x 275 mm), vertical fold creating 4 pp, printed in black ink on 3 pp. Brisbane : Davison & Metcalf, Charlotte St., 1888. Root's Popular Cantata: The Haymakers. For the First Time in Queensland. Brisbane Tonic Sol-Fa Union. Opening Concert, Under the distinguished patronage and in the presence of His Excellency the Governor and Lady Musgrave. Wednesday, June 13th, 1888, Protestant Hall, Ann Street. Extremely fine. The list of performers includes Miss Fraser (accompanist), Mr A. Kaye (conductor), Miss Godsell, Mr Metcalf, Miss Hunter and Mr Gent.

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        CHAPTER FROM THE HOLY LAND AND THE BIBLE: JOPPA AND ITS NEIGHBORHOOD.|A

      John B. Alden, New York, NY 1888 - 12mo. original paper wrappers. 7-27, (11) pages. A rare early pre-released chapter from The Holy Land and the Bible. A sample chapter to encourage sales published in The Irving Library IV:193 (January 18, 1888), which also includes advertisements for other publications. Includes six engraved plates to be included in the published work. Worldcat includes an entry for Geikie's work published in 1891. The chapter here published discusses Joppa, noted in the New Testament book The Acts of the Apostles, present-day Jaffa, Israel. Covers slightly bent at corners. Small tears to some edges of text. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        My Adventure in the Flying Scotsman; A Romance of London and North-Western Railway Shares

      London James Hogg and Sons 1888 - First edition. The book is reasonably firmly bound in the publisher's salmon pink cloth with the remains of the rainbow coloured titles and decoration to the front board, the boards are somewhat marked bumped and rubbed. The text block is slightly foxed and toned with minor staining and a neatly written name to the front endpaper. An uncommon Queen's Quorum crime highlight. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Brother and Sister, sonnets by Marian Lewes.

      For Private Circulation only. 1869 [1888] 15pp. Half title. Sewn as issued in orig. pale blue printed wrappers. A v.g. copy in green cloth portfolio.Baker & Ross B6.1. See Carter & Pollard pp191-193. This is the first printing, made some time in 1888. Analysis of both the paper and type show this could not have been printed as early as 1869, and is undoubtedly one of Thomas J. Wise's notorious forgeries. The pamphlet was first offered to the British Museum in October 1888, for the price of 3 guineas, and further copies were distributed in the years that followed. The sonnets were written by Eliot in 1869, but first appeared in print in The Legend of Jubal, first published in 1874. With accompanying hand-written notes on a Scribner's Bookstore envelope, by the bibliographer John Carter, in which he confirms the publication to be a forgery.

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        The Modern Distributive Process.

      Boston: Ginn & Company,, 1888. Studies of competition and its limits, of the nature and amount of profits, and of the determination of wages, in the industrial society of to-day. Octavo (232 x 145 mm). Original blue cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt. Occasional pencil markings to the text. Extremities rubbed, spine ends and corners lightly bumped, boards faintly marked, otherwise a bright, excellent copy. First edition in book form of this important precursor to Clark's The Distribution of Wealth (1899), originally serialized in the Political Science Quarterly. "Reference should also be made to the important series of complementary articles by the author and F. H. Giddings on The Modern Distributive Process... These four 'studies of the process by which the income of modern society is divided among its principal claimants' lead to complementary conclusions which were established independently and before joint publication had been decided upon. Clark writes on 'The Limits of Competition' and on 'Profits under Modern Conditions', and Giddings on 'The Persistence of Competition' and on 'The Natural Rate of Wages'" (Batson).

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        Money

      New York: Henry Holt and Company,, 1888. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1883; [together with] — The Wages Question. A treatise on wages and the wages class. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1886; [together with] — Political Economy. Third edition, revised and enlarged. 3 volumes, octavo. Uniformly bound in contemporary half roan, twin green morocco labels, compartments ruled and decorated in brown and gilt, marbled boards, endpapers, and edges. Some wear and stripping to leather, otherwise a bright and fresh set in excellent condition. Presentation copies, inscribed from the author to the businessman Augustus Lowell, Walker's colleague at MT, with an additional leaflet publication of Walker's lecture on bimetallism laid in. An attractively bound set of three pioneering works by "the most widely known and esteemed American economist of his generation" (The New Palgrave IV, p. 850). Walker was elected President of MIT in 1881, at a time when Augustus Lowell was a trustee and member of the institution's Executive Committee. "Walker's work and influence served as models not only because he discussed production, labor, and wages with unusual clarity for his time, but also because his interest in monetary issues (influenced by his father, also an economist) enabled him to describe the difference between nominal and real values. His clarifications of monetary issues coincided with concurrent national interests in the gold/silver/bimetallism parity controversies of the late 1800s, and the meaning of money for an economy. Walker later wrote a textbook that was used in classrooms till the publication of Alfred Marshall's Principles of Economics. Walker became the first President of the American Economic Association. His professorships at Yale and MIT changed the courses of their economics programs. His leadership abilities were evident in every realm of his life, including his stint as a General during the Civil War. His devotion to economics as a profession paved the way for many generations of US economists" (Landsburg).

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        Napoli)

      Napoli 1888 - 781Incisione in rame al tratto, stampata su carta lievemente seppiata, mm 270x413. Rara veduta panoramica della citt? con Capri sullo sfondo. Ben conservata ma rifilata irregolarmente vicino alla battuta della lastra. vedutistica.

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        A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles Founded Mainly on the Materials Collected by the Philological Society Complete in Ten Volumes (11 Books)

      Clarendon Press, Oxford 1888 - 11 books, all 10 volumes complete. The first 8 in the original leather bindings but worn; missing spine on volume 8; others are peeled and broken. Cracking but the bindings are sound except volume 9 which is completely broken in the middle. The last 3 are rebound in blue boards. A couple library marks, a few pages are wrinkled; many of the pages in volume 9 have a wave to them; otherwise the text blocks are good. A little bit of bug damage to the rear endpapers on volumes 10. These books are about 10 x 13 inches and measure 43 1/2 inches on a shelf. Includes 1, A-B, 1888; 2, C, 1893; 3, D-E, 1897; 4, F-G, 1901; 5, H-K, 1901; 6, L-N, 1908; 7, O-P, 1909; 8, Q-Sh, 1914; 9 (both parts bound together), Si-Th, 1919; 10 Part 1, Ti-U, 1926; 10 Part 2, V-Z, 1928. No international shipping. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4+ Pounds/Larger. Category: Languages & Linguistics; Inventory No: 154702. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LEIPZIGER STUDIEN ZUR CLASSISCHEN PHILOLOGIE vol. I anno XI

      VON S. HIRZEL, 1888. INTERLINGUE 0,24 Pagine brunite da fattore tempo, fioriture sparse e minima traccia di umidità, legatura lenta, tagli non rifilati, in latino e greco, brossura editoriale morbida, ingiallita al dorso, con titoli neri, usura e strappetti ai bordi USATO

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        ATLAS du BULLETIN de la SOCIÈTÈ de l' INDUSTRIE MINÈRALE . Une chemise imprimée , 31 x 47 cm , contenant 42 PLANCHES 32 x 47 cm et 10 pages de texte . 3e Série TOME II . 1888 . PLANCHES I à XLII . FLORE HOUILLERE de COMMENTRY [ FOSSILES ] .

      - SAINT- ETIENNE . Au Siege de la Société / Lithographie Frédéric Lantz . 1888 . ATLAS du BULLETIN de la SOCIÈTÈ de l' INDUSTRIE MINÈRALE . Une chemise imprimée , 31 x 47 cm , contenant 42 PLANCHES 32 x 47 cm et 10 pages de texte . 3e Série TOME II . 1888 . PLANCHES I à XLII . FLORE HOUILLERE de COMMENTRY [ FOSSILES ] . Chemise en mauvais état , planches en excellent état . [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        La chasse à la bécasse.

      Paris, Bureaux de l?Acclimatisation, Journal des Éleveurs, s.d. (1888), - in-8vo, 153 p., illustré de figures gravées sur bois, quelques tâches de rousseurs, ms. en crayon sur le faux-titre ?Bernard P. Blancpain, Villars sur Marlie FR?, reliure en demi-toile, dos ill. et un écusson en cuir rouge, couverture marbrée, avec signet, bel exemplaire. ?La bible du bécassier? Ouvrage devenu rare, c'est de réputation le meilleur sur la bécasse et sa chasse. Contient les chapitres suivantes: La chasse à la bécasse. La bécasse. Le passage des bécasses. Où faut-il chercher la bécasse. De la défense de la bécasse. Le chien, le grelot, les cockers. Le fusil et le tir.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Thiébaud, 68.

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        Théorie et pratique du Chant Grégorien Manuel à l'usage des Séminaires, des Ecoles normales et des Maitrises

      Imprimerie liturgique de Saint Jean l'Evangéliste - Desclée, Lefebure & C., editeurs Pontificaux - Tournai (Belgio), 1888. Francese 0,5 Volume della seconda metà dell'800 in stato discreto, coperta in mezzapelle, dorso in pelle con tassello, caratteri incisi in oro, piatti in cartone rigido goffrato, fioritura sparsa, alcuni segni di sfregamento ed abrasioni, tagli, marmorizzati in blu, bruniti, pagine in buono stato, con marginalia. Belle testatine, finalini, capilettera e cornici tipografiche in nero. Esempi di spartiti di tipo gregoriano in testo e fuori testo. Su foglio di guardia dedica "Il Cav. Antonio de Maria donò al Seminario Maggiore di Benevento nel giugno 1928". Magnifica marca tipografica su frontespizio, quest'ultimo in elegante cornice tipografica, in basso scritta a matita. Prefazione del traduttore. USATO

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        OBRAS COMPLETAS. 6 TOMOS. Vertidas al castellano por Don Jacinto Labaila.

      Valencia: Terraza, Aliena y Compañía editores, 1886-1888. - Folio. I: 766 pp. II: 833 pp. III: 771 pp. IV: 866 pp. V: 704 pp. VI: 680 pp. Edición de lujo esplénidamente ilustrada con bellísimas cromo-litografías. Encuadernación holandesa piel editorial con estampaciones doradas.

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        NOVEMBER BOUGHS

      Philadelphia: David McKay, 1888. First Edition. Hardcover. Bright, Near Fine copy. Original maroon cloth, gilt. BAL 21430: Printing 1, Binding D (probable sequence). Portrait frontispiece; top edge gilt, others trimmed. Tiny nick to fore-edge of spine, appears to be the result of a binding defect. Front hinge strengthened.

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        Brilliants : A Setting of Humorous Poetry in Brilliant Types.

      New York: The De Vinne Press, 1888. - Miniature, 58mm x 42mm, flexible leather covers with elaborate gilt design, gilt spine. xv, , 1-96 pp. First edition. One of the most sought after miniature books, published by leading American printer and Grolier Club founder Theodore De Vinne. Includes a preface by De Vinne on the history of miniature books. Welsh 2304; Bradbury p. 216; Bromer & Edison, pp. 46-47, citing the second edition of 1895. REFERENCES: Welsh 2304; Bradbury p. 216; Bromer & Edison, pp. 46-47, citing the second edition of 1895. CONDITION: Very good, rubbed at extremities. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ranch Life and the Hunting-Trail [FIRST ISSUE]

      New York, The Century Co., 1888.. Quarto. Pp. (iv), 186, (1). Plus frontispiece. Illustrated throughout in various techniques, often in full-page. Illustrated head- and tail-pieces and initials. Hardcover, bound in the original publisher's full buckram, both sides and spine richly lettered and decorated in green and gilt, all edges gilt, few light stains to cloth, outer margin of first free endpaper with superficial traces of silverfish activity. In a very good condition, fine and very clean interior. ~ First edition, first issue. Rather nice copy, well preserved, temporarily most sympathetically priced!

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        Jack the Giant Killer.

      London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1888. First manuscript facsimile edition, reproduced from Richard Doyle's original text. Slim quarto, original cloth, patterned endpapers, illustrated. Near fine in the original dust jacket with some chips and tears. Any dust jacket from the 1880's are rare; this is the only example we have seen or heard of. Rare and desirable. The story of Jack, the intrepid boy whose courage and ingenuity defeated a host of many-headed giants, has been told to children for hundreds of years. In 1842, when he was just 18, Richard Doyle, whose natural talent for draftsmanship was matched by imaginative invention and a passion for legend and the grotesque, created a picture-book version of Jack the Giant Killer, with hand-written text and a watercolor within a pictorial border decorating every page. "Doyle was one of the most popular Victorian illustrators of fairy stories... [he] always possessed an extraordinary power of fanciful and imaginative draftsmanship and sense of the grotesque. His boyhood fascination with fairy stories stayed with him all his life, and stimulated his greatest book illustrations" (Dalby, 10). In 1842, when Doyle was only 18 years old, he created this manuscript, both text and illustrations, of Jack the Giant Killer; in 1851, he finally published a book with that title. However, the text was substantially revised and illustrated anew. This manuscript facsimile edition was published in 1888, after Doyle's death, with the original story and illustrations. The volume is "astonishing for its precocity" (Victorian Illustrated Books).

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        Le Roman Comique -

      Librairie Artistique Launette et Cie 1888 -, Paris - 1 volume. Fort in-4 Reliure demi-maroquin à coins cerise. Dos à nerfs orné de mosaïques dorées. Tête dorée. Deux tirages des couvertures conservées dont une sur Chine. Reliure signée AFFOLTER. Avec 350 compositions d'Edouard ZIER Bel exemplaire. TIRAGE LIMITE. Un des 60 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon. Ils nous manquent les 5 dessins originaux des vignettes. Mais cet exemplaire comporte différentes caractères qui ne sont pas annoncés dans la justification: - 1 dessin original à l'encre de Chine à pleine page - environ 250 épreuves d'essai, tirages avant la lettre, planches refusées, le tout sur Chine appliqué, montée sur des feuilles intercalaires. Ont été rajoutées 2 importantes lettres de l'illustrateur adressées à l'éditeur, exposant ses doléances. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        : Jinshitsu henkan: jisai kyouikuhou zukai. [= The teaching by pictures the way of improving freely and easily the natural constitution of man]

      Yashima, Japan: Tetsuma Kyoko (?), 1888. Large folding broadside, 27.5 x 21 inches, text in Japanese; yellow cloth covers with some spotting, minor worming. The depicition of a head subdivided into 35 sections, each describing an aspect of human refinement that falls within the four categories of taste, opinion, comprehension, and deliberation. Contemporary manuscript notes by a T. Oono on recto and verso. Very good in the original printed dust jacket. Japanese Diet Library only in OCLC as of March 2015.

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        Portefeuille économique des machines, de l'outillage et du matériel relatifs à la construction, aux chemins de fer, aux routes, aux mines, à la navigation, à la télégraphie, etc. 14 années : 1866 à 1869 ; 1876 ; 1877 ; 1880 à 1887.

      Dunod ; E. Lacroix, 1888. 14 volumes in-folio, demi-toile, plats imp. Chaque volume : table annuelle, 12 livraisons, ch. près de 140 pp. & 50 à 60 planches, certaines doubles, l'ensemble sur onglet, texte sur 2 colonnes. Rare réunion de revue mensuelle publiée de 1856 à 1914. Charles Oppermann, entrepreneur de travaux publics, fut un infatigable éditeur de revues consacrées aux dernières nouveautés techniques. Il dirigeait également les Nouvelles annales de la construction, l'Album pratique de l'art industriel et Nouvelles annales d'agriculture.

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        Art Gems of the Home anf Fireside

      J.A. & R.A. Reid, Publishers 1888 - Long unknown to Gilman scholars, Art Gems is now recognized as the pioneering feminist's first book, discussed by Gilman's biographer Cynthia Davis: "The roughly 100 page illustrated volume covers forty-nine artists, each work accompanied by commentary written by the book's author, "Mrs. Charles Walter Stetson," a formality Charlotte may have adopted to capitalize on her husband's better renown in the art world. " (Davis, Charlotte Gilman: A Biography, p.104ff). Prior to her marriage to Stetson in 1884, Gilman had studied at the Rhode Island School of Design, and subsequently supported herself as a painter and a designer of trade cards. At a glance, the volume appears little more than a Victorian American parlor book, with little relation to Gilman's later feminist, socialist and utopian ideologies. But careful examination reveals that, whether she wrote about race, suffrage, or art, Gilman was a sensitive social critic. Her commentary on the images in Art Gems is frequently sarcastic, occasionally biting, especially as regards the representation of women in the artworks she has included. As one critic has noted, discussing Gilman’s interpretative captions: "[Gilman’s] phrasing suggests that she is imposing . her personal disappointment with the pervasive view that "no one would believe" an attractive woman can care deeply about books.We cannot ignore the social purpose and sarcasm behind Gilman’s interpretation or the significance of her frustration with the social construction of domestic femininity: ideological characterizations of the woman were fluid yet persistent" (Catherine J. Golden, Images of the Woman Reader in Victorian British and American Fiction (University Press of Florida, 2003). Folio, olive green cloth, with titling and decorative elements stamped in red and dark green to spine and covers; illustrated with 50 engravings. Mild discoloration and light staining to boards. Very good sound copy with some edge-wear and a few spots to covers. Notably uncommon in the first edition particularly in a well-preserved state; OCLC locates 19 copies. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Thoth

      1888 - Nicholson, Joseph Shield. Thoth. A Romance. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1888. Octavo, original gilt-stamped orange cloth, uncut. $2000.First edition of this early science fiction classic, in original cloth.This science fiction novel is set in Ancient Greece. In it, a scientifically advanced people from an Egyptian city-state (founded and ruled by a succession of rulers called Thoth) has kidnapped Grecian maidens, taking them away by airship. It is one of a group of accomplished, but strangely forgotten science fiction novels written in 1888. "Thoth is the best-known of these, although ‘best-known’ is hardly accurate To the critics, this is a shame, since they see Thoth as the best Victorian sf novel that most sf fans have never heard of. John Clute calls Thoth ‘impressive,’ and E.F. Bleiler says it is ‘one of the major science-fiction novels of the 19th century Thoth certainly has imagination: in addition to the Lost Race, it’s got Pharaonic superscience, suspended animation (including every previous Thoth, back to the first), bio-engineered plagues, sleeping gas, self-propelled flying machines, genetic engineering (which produces slave races of giants and dwarfs), and a subway system" (Nevins, i09). Early ink owner signature on half-title.A few spots of foxing to interior, only light rubbing to cloth, mild toning to spine. A handsome copy in near-fine condition. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition]

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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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        Modèles pratiques de tentures par F. Lamotte, dessinateur à Paris.

      Librairie Spéciale des Arts Industriels et Décoratifs Ch. Claesen, Imprimeur-Editeur, Sans date (circa 1888)., Liège, Paris, - 2ff, 25 planches, 1ff. Ouvrage destiné aux professionnels de l'art et de l'industrie. Ensemble de 25 lithographies représentant différents styles de tentures (rideaux, lit à baldaquin) décoratives. Très rare ouvrage complet de ses 25 planches chromolithographiées, protégées par des serpentes (certaines manquantes). Page de titre également chromolithographiée. Livres Coins émoussés, petits manques de papier sur les plats, coiffes frottées, sinon bel et rare exemplaire. Reliure de l'époque en demi-basane rouge, dos lisse orné de pointillés et filets dorés et à froid, tranches mouchetées.

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        Ludwig Feuerbach und der Ausgang der klassischen deutschen Philosophie.

      Stuttgart, Dietz, 1888. - III-VII, 72 SS. Halblederband der Zeit, 8vo. Originalausgabe der wohl "bekanntesten und wirksamsten Schrift". Dieser Aufsatz bildet eine wichtige Etappe auf dem Weg zum philosophischen System des dialektischen Materialismus im Marxismus-Leninismus und enthält den Erstdruck der Marxschen Thesen über Feuerbach, "das erste Dokument, worin der geniale Keim der neuen Weltanschauung niedergelegt ist" (S. VII). - Engels beschäftigte sich 1886 anlässlich einer Besprechung der Dissertation von C. N. Starke "Ludwig Feuerbach" für die "Neue Zeit" erneut mit Ausgangsfragen des wissenschaftlichen Sozialismus. Die Abhandlung ist die überarbeitete, ausführliche Darlegung. "Er versucht hier, den ursprünglichen Ansatz der materialistischen Geschichtsauffassung im Feuerbachteil der Deutschen Ideologie von 1845-46 zu einer auf dem neuesten Erkenntnisstand der Wissenschaft beruhenden, Natur und Geschichte umfassenden materialistischen Dialektik auszubauen, die, durch mancherlei Zeitströmungen beeinflusst, sich in den Grundgedanken kaum mehr mit den früheren charakteristischen Anschauungen von Marx und Engels vereinbaren lässt" (H. Bollnow). Rubel 97. Dietz-Vlg. A 44. Stammhammer I, 72, 6. Neubauer 336. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Africa. No. 7 (1888). Reports on Slave Trade on the East Coast of Africa: 1887-88. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by command of Her Majesty. November 1888. [C.-5578].

      London, printed for Her Majesty's Stationery Office, by Harrison and Sons, 1888. - Folio. IV, 87, (1) pp. Sewn, with remains of former spine. Rare British parliamentary papers and correspondence with local agents and officers on the slave trade, including reports of naval battles with dhows (often flying false French colours) between the east coast of Africa and Jeddah, as well as a report on British activity in the Arabian Gulf which halted the slave trade on the northern shore of the Peninsula: "the strict blockade which has been established on the Arabian coast during the past two seasons has to a great extent stopped the transport of cargoes of slaves in large numbers from Africa to the Arabian coast and the Persian Gulf" (p. 3). - A good copy. Not in Bennett, but cf. his no. 519, noting Parliamentary Paper C.-5575, possibly in error.

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        Her Majesty's Army. A Descriptive Account of the Various Regiments now Comprising the Queen's Forces, from their first Establishment to the Present Time.

      1888 - J.S. Virtue & Co. [1888-91]. 4to. 3 vols. Original decorated red cloth gilt, a.e.g.; additional chromolithograph titles and 44 chromolithograph plates of military costumes; mildly faded to spines, bookplates, else a very good set. First edition. The third volume is devoted to Indian and Colonial Forces, with chapters on the South African forces. A fine set of books, frequently broken up for the plates. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Os Maias: episódios da vida romantica

      Porto: Livraria Internacional de Ernesto Chardron, 1888.- 2 vols.; 19cm.-E1ª edição de um dos mais importantes e apreciados livros do autor e sem dúvida um dos mais queridos romances da língua portuguesa. Esta edição original é cada vez mais rara e muito procurada.Exemplar revestido por boas encadernações da época, inteiras de pele com rótulos nas lombadas. Assinaturas coevas nas primeiras páginas do texto. Como habitualmente sem capas.

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        The Alphabet of Economic Science. Part I . Elements of the Theory of Value or Worth [all published].

      London & New York: Macmillan, 1888. - xiii, 3 leaves, 142 pp; 10 folding plates; ads. Original cloth. Somewhat worn. Slightly shaken, as sometimes seen with this book given the thinness of the binding. Else Very Good. 'With the publishers' compliments' ink stamp on title page. Einaudi 6041. Mattioli 3840. Sraffa 6626. 'A very valuable little work which aims at providing a thorough mathematical explanation of the 'fundamental propositions of the theory of value' ' (Harold E. Batson, A Select Bibliography of Modern Economic Theory 1870-1929, 2013, p. 60). See also Lionel Robbins, 'The Economic Works of Philip Wicksteed' [1931], pp. 85-97 in Robbins, Economic Science and Political Economy: Selected Articles (Springer, 1997), and Paul Flatau, 'Jevons's One Great Disciple: Wicksteed and the Jevonian Revolution in the Second Generation' (History of Economics Review, Vol, 40, 2004, pp. 69-107). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Action Du Curare Sur La Torpille Électrique (Précieux Exemplaire De Pierre Janet)

      Imprimerie Mallet-Richeliet 1888 - In-4 broché, 2 pages. Bel envoi autographe de l'auteur partiellement rogné. L'ouvrage a ensuite appartenu à Pierre Janet qui y a apposé le cachet gras de sa bibliothèque. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        MODERN PAINTERS.

      - In five volumes, totalling just under 2,000 pages, with 98 plates (including the 8 separate wood engravings in Volume V, all with tissue guards), text figures, appendices, notes; impl. 8vo; green cloth, spines lettered in gilt, boards slightly scuffed, several corners bruised, the spines lightly worn at extremities, with a couple of tiny splits; uncut and mostly unopened; outer leaves faintly offset, the frontispiece to Volume 3 loosening, a couple of short edge splits, a little light foxing and occasional faint soiling, George Allen, London, 1888. Complete edition; this one of 450 Large Paper copies, printed on Whatman's handmade paper, with the steel engravings on India paper. Wise bibliography 286. (Volume 2, pp. 37-40). *A sixth (index) volume was issued separately, also in 1888. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Jack the Giant Killer.

      London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1888. First manuscript facsimile edition, reproduced from Richard Doyle's original text. Slim quarto, original cloth, patterned endpapers, illustrated. Near fine in the original dust jacket with some chips and tears. Any dust jacket from the 1880's are rare; this is the only example we have seen or heard of. Rare and desirable. The story of Jack, the intrepid boy whose courage and ingenuity defeated a host of many-headed giants, has been told to children for hundreds of years. In 1842, when he was just 18, Richard Doyle, whose natural talent for draftsmanship was matched by imaginative invention and a passion for legend and the grotesque, created a picture-book version of Jack the Giant Killer, with hand-written text and a watercolor within a pictorial border decorating every page. "Doyle was one of the most popular Victorian illustrators of fairy stories... [he] always possessed an extraordinary power of fanciful and imaginative draftsmanship and sense of the grotesque. His boyhood fascination with fairy stories stayed with him all his life, and stimulated his greatest book illustrations" (Dalby, 10). In 1842, when Doyle was only 18 years old, he created this manuscript, both text and illustrations, of Jack the Giant Killer; in 1851, he finally published a book with that title. However, the text was substantially revised and illustrated anew. This manuscript facsimile edition was published in 1888, after Doyle's death, with the original story and illustrations. The volume is "astonishing for its precocity" (Victorian Illustrated Books).

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        A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles Founded Mainly on the Materials Collected by the Philological Society Complete in Ten Volumes (11 Books)

      Clarendon Press, 1888, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fair Condition, First Edition. 11 books, all 10 volumes complete. The first 8 in the original leather bindings but worn; missing spine on volume 8; others are peeled and broken. Cracking but the bindings are sound except volume 9 which is completely broken in the middle. The last 3 are rebound in blue boards. A couple library marks, a few pages are wrinkled; many of the pages in volume 9 have a wave to them; otherwise the text blocks are good. A little bit of bug damage to the rear endpapers on volumes 10. These books are about 10 x 13 inches and measure 43 1/2 inches on a shelf. Includes 1, A-B, 1888; 2, C, 1893; 3, D-E, 1897; 4, F-G, 1901; 5, H-K, 1901; 6, L-N, 1908; 7, O-P, 1909; 8, Q-Sh, 1914; 9 (both parts bound together), Si-Th, 1919; 10 Part 1, Ti-U, 1926; 10 Part 2, V-Z, 1928. No international shipping. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4+ Pounds/Larger. Category: Languages & Linguistics; Inventory No: 154702.

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        Jeanne d’Arc. Ten etchings after Bida.

      4to. Paris: Hachette et Cie, 1888. 4to, ix, 168, (4) pp. with 10 plates. Publisher’s deluxe binding of full maroon morocco, covers stamped with large gilt plaque, with colored arms at corners, spine similarly decorated in gilt, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Binding fine, gilt bright, with colors just a little faded and a hint of rubbing to the extremities; text and plates lightly foxed. Bookplate of Robin de Beaumont on verso of front free endpaper. First edition thus. A magnificent example of the heights reached in publisher’s decorated bindings in Paris at the end of the nineteenth century. From the library of the noted collector of de luxe trade bindings, Robin de Beaumont with his bookplate.

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