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      GUILDFORD: PRINTED By BILLING & SONS, NY 1888 - TITLE: DR. SCHUSSLER'S BIOCHEMIC TREATMENT OF DISEASE By THE TWELVE TISSUE CVELL-SALTS 1888 rare/scarce AUTHOR: DR. SCHUSSLER'S PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) / COPYRIGHT: GUILDFORD: PRINTED By BILLING & SONS 1888 EDITION: Second Edition CATEGORY: Science, Education BINDING/COVER: Hardback without dust jacket COLOR: BROWN CONDITION: The book is without a dust jacket as issued. The outside is in good condition; there are a couple of really mild raindrop like spots to the back board. There is some minor writing in ink on the first front free endpaper "6 no 5 shelf no 4 15 place3." The word '6th Shelf' is above this in ink. Book is without other marks or writings, pages are clean and book is tight and sturdy. All the pages are present in book. SIZE: 5 x 7 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 304 pages. Good+/None dust jacket condition as issued. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: SECOND EDITION, MAINLY COMPILED BY DRS. BOERICKE & DEWEY, SAN FRANCISCO. BIOCHEMIC TREATME3NT IS NOT HOMEOPATHY. ENGLISH EDITION, WITH CORRECTIONS AND ANNOTATIONS. There are no other copies of this book found for sale on the internet at the time of this research/listing!!! Scarce. COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid, book(s) will ship immediately to customer (it's on the way), you are welcomed to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCodePrc 600 E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 007784 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Maidenhood. A Poem. Illustrated by J. STANLEY. Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington. London. [1888]. Printed by E. KAUFMANN, Lahr [Baden]. Oblong 4to. ff. 10, with the title and eleven illustrations en grisaille, and eight illustrations in colour, all lithographed. Original wrappers with both front and rear covers decorated in colours, all edges gilt, resewn and recased with the spine repaired, the corners of the front wrapper worn, a small tear in the lower edge of the front cover without loss, some rubbing at the margins of the covers, the contents in very good condition, with the ms. inscription - 'With the Artist's love Xmas 1887'. TOGETHER WITH : Album of ORIGINAL WATER COLOURS by J. Stanley, for the above title. COMPRISING 17 heav

      - Original black morocco album, all edges gilt, large landscape folio, rebacked with matching black spine, the top edge of the front board badly worn, though now repaired, scuffed and a little worn at the edges, white moiré silk end-papers laid to card, the margins of the cards are a bit dusty and marked, the original publication above contained within a pocket on the rear board. *I have not been able to find any biographical data on J. Stanley. He/she is recorded as having been the illustrator for BURNS The Cottar's Saturday Night : London; printed in Germany : J. Nisbet & Co., [1888.]; and as the author and illustrator of - Crowning Mercies. A textbook for every day in the month. Arranged and illustrated by J. Stanley. [1887]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Patrick Pollak Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        The Archipelago on Fire

      Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, London 1888 - 198pp + 1p of publisher's catalogue at rear with b/w frontis and 5 other illustrations by Benett. Translated into English. Illustrated Edition. Early edition - rare to find this JV novel in such good condition. Original red cloth with black illustration on front stamped with black lettering on blue plates with similar on perfect spine. Pears' soap advertisement on back. Recently rebound using original boards by master book restorer, Stephen Holiday of Oxfordshire. New cream end papers of the period. Bookseller's small embossed stamp to prelim and title page - WH Smith & Son, London. No inscriptions. Clean inside pages. Other scanned images on request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Bookshop at Beech Cottage]
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        The Aldine History of Queensland, Illustrated. Embracing sketches and portraits of her noted people; . 2 vols.

      1888 1888 - Sydney: The Aldine Publishing Co., 1888. Thick 4to. Half roan. Titled in gilt on spines & front covers. Edges gilt. With frontisps., numerous plates of which some are coloured, maps, and tables. Some foxing to Vol. I, but generally a good clean set. Ferguson 12864.

      [Bookseller: Berkelouw Books]
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      - Paris, Hachette, 1888, 26x34. Magnifique reliure en demi maroquin bleu à grands coins. Dos à 5 nerfs, finement décoré de motifs dorés. Titre et date en lettres dorées. Tranche supérieure dorée. Illustré de 66 dessins dans le texte et de 18 hors textes en héliogravure. De plus notre exemplaire comporte un dessin original à l'encre signé qui suit et reprend le dessin de la page 92 ! L'un des 15 exemplaires SUR CHINE (12). Magnifique reliure signée Canape et Corriez (1927-1937) superbe ouvrage.Ex-libris de Paul Gavault (Paul Gavault, 1867 - 1951, est un auteur dramatique et scénariste français, ancien directeur du théâtre de l'Odéon.) [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        The Pioneers of the Alps

      Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington, London 1888 - Second edition, with corrections (first issued in 1887). viii, 180 pp, indexed, illustrated with 23 gravure plates (portraits) and several drawings in the text. Withdrawn library copy, with minor related markings. Call number covered and barely noticeable at head of spine, bookplate to front pastedown and remnant of one at rear, perforated stamp on title page. Boards lightly rubbed, worn at tips, 1/2 inch split to cloth at head of spine. Binding tight, hinges secure, pages clean and without foxing. Provides a history of the growth and development of mountaineering from 1387-1885, with sections on alpine accidents and winter mountaineering. This is followed by biographical sketches of the great early Alpine guides, accompanied by lovely portraits by Abney--himself a pioneer in the field of photography. Neate C156. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Walkabout Books, ABAA]
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        Estudios del reinado de Felipe IV

      Imprenta de A. Pérez Dubrull, Madrid 1888 - Imprenta de A. Pérez Dubrull, Madrid, 1888. Holandesa puntas. Lomo con nervios y dorados. 8º. 473 + 570 pp. Obras de D. Antonio Cánovas del Castillo. Colección de Escritores Castellanos. Historiadores. Firmado y dedicado por el autor a Vicente Riva Palacio (A mi querido amigo el general Riva Palacio, Ministro plenipotenciario de Méjico. El Autor); hermoso ex libris de V. Riva Palacio en los dos tomos. Estado de conservación: cubiertas en buen estado, con desgaste en los bordes; interior en excelente estado; algunas marcas en lápiz; anotación en tinta en las últimas hojas de ambos tomos. 980 gr. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: María del Carmen Carrillo Farga]
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        Rallicula Forbesi, Sharpe (Forbes's Rail)

      London 1888 - John Gould (1804-1881) was an English ornithologist, self-taught artist and naturalist. Gould first worked as a gardener under his father in the Royal Gardens of Windsor, from 1818-1824, where he began his illustrations. He became an expert taxidermist, opening his own practice in London in 1824 and in 1827 he became the first Curator and Preserver at the museum of the Zoological Society of London. Through his work he was able to meet with the country’s leading naturalists and view new collections of birds given to the Zoological Society. His interest in birds was continually developing and in 1830 he published his first volume on birds, “A Century of Birds From the Himalaya Mountains.” For the next fifty years, Gould, his wife and artists working with them traveled around Asia, the East Indies and Australia. While in Papua New Guinea, he decided to embark on a final folio as a complement to his unprecedented “Birds of Asia”. “The Birds of New Guinea” was Gould's last full-scale work, left incomplete on his death in 1881. Gould completed twelve of the twenty-five parts, and the task of finishing the project fell to Richard Bowdler Sharpe, a superbly qualified successor, who had been Gould's colleague, assistant and friend. One of Gould's most exotic works, the five magnificent volumes of the Birds of New Guinea contain an extensive series of beautiful images of birds of paradise, bower birds, parrots, parakeets, cockatoos, kingfishers and hawk-owls. All of the 320 images are extraordinary for their color and artistry, interesting backdrops and animated compositions. Gould and Sharpe created some of their most engaging and active scenes of bird life in the “The Birds of New Guinea”, and the great popular reception of the work was such that it was one of their only productions that led to a sequel, Sharp's “Birds of Paradise” (1891-98). Missing from that later production, however, was the almost overwhelming variety of species of the “The Birds of New Guinea”, which, like the “Birds of Asia”, was the most comprehensive chronicle of the island's ornithology ever issued. This folio size, hand-colored lithograph, Rallicula Forbesi, Sharpe, measures 15" x 21.5" and is in mint condition. These medium size birds, commonly called Forbes's Rails, are expertly hand-colored in rich shades of reddish-brown with gray wings and striped tail feathers. Precise lines define and detail their feathers and add patterns to their plumage. They are illustrated at the edge of a body of water, one playfully looking at a bug.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco]
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        The Legends and Myths of Hawaii: The Fables and Folk-Lore of a Strange People

      Charles L. Webster & Co. 1888 - Hardcover bound in reddish cloth with gilt stamping on spine, b/w engraving of King Kalakaua I as frontis, illustrated with b/w engravings, 530 pages. No Edition Stated - Presumed 1st Edition. This is a former library copy in library binding with several library stamps, and rear end papers lightly worn where pocket was removed. Binding lightly worn in spots along edge, unevenly faded, paper is moderately age toned, smudges and soiling along page margins, frontis has tear along spine, repaired tear on fore-edge of page 79, chip/open tear on fore-edge of on illustration of Small Temple on Kauai, 1793. While a bit worn, a solid copy of this scarce work. Scans available. USPS confirmation used on all shipments. Additional postage will be necessary for Priority or International addresses. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbums of Ish Kabibble Books]
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        The Legends and Myths of Hawaii: The Fables and Folk-Lore of a Strange People. Edited and with an introduction by Hon. R.M. Daggett, Late US Minister to the Hawaiian Islands

      Charles L. Webster, New York 1888 - Good only in mustard brown cloth stamped in gold and black on the front boards and the spine. Heavy edge wear, rubbing to the top and bottom of the spine ends, with a 1" piece worn along the bottom edge of the front board. Hinges starting to split but holding. Lovely decorated endpapers. With two splendid steel engravings signed in facsimile of King Kalakaua (frontispiece with torn tissue guard missing bottom 2" of tissue) and Queen Kapiolani with full tissue guard on p. 316. With numerous other illustrations through the text and a map of the Hawaiian islands. A fascinating and unusual book, getting scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Brainerd Phillipson Rare Books]
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        A Map of the Baruch College Area of New York City

      New York, N.Y. 1888 - Autograph Letter Signed "Webb," as President of City College of New York, to General F.A. Walker. New York, N.Y. March 20, 1888. 3 pp., 8 3/8 x 13 in. With holograph map. Stewart sending thanks, urging General Walker to visit. "As you made a drawing for me, I now endeavor to draw [for] you by the means of the map in the next sheet."Historical BackgroundMap shows the intersections of 23rd Street with 5th Avenue, Broadway, Lexington, Madison, and 4th Avenue, using arrows to show the path to his house, including present-day Baruch College. On "15 Lexington Avenue" letterhead.Alexander Stuart Webb (1835-1911). During the Civil war Webb rose to the rank of Major General in the Union Army. The highlight of his military career came at the Battle of Gettysburg, where he won the Medal of Honor for playing an instrumental role in stopping Picket's Charge. Following the war he became the President of New York City College.Condition Very good. Remnants of prior mounting at corners of terminal page.

      [Bookseller: Seth Kaller Inc.]
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        David Poindexter's Disappearance & Other Tales.

      New York. D. Appleton & Co., 1888. - 12mo, 18cm, first separate edition, 210,[10,(ii)]p., Appleton ads., "New and Standard Fiction", quarter crimson fine grain book cloth and dark marbled boards, gilt spine titles, boards have slight edge wear, corners bumped otherwise a fine clean sound copy of a fragile book, rare (n13). - Julian was the son of Nathaniel Hawthorne. Probably Hawthorne's scarcest book. - Bleiler. Guide to Supernatural Fiction, 772. - "Ken's Mystery" has vampire elements. He also indicates that it is probably Hawthorne's best short story. (ADNB). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Patrick McGahern Books, Inc. (ABAC)]
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        Treasure Island

      Tauchnitz Edition, UK 1888 - Reprint of the 1st printing of Bernhard Tauchnitz Edition. Book dates state 1884 but actually 1888. Through most of the 19th century and well into the twentieth, Tauchnitz issued copyright editions of English and American works to be sold on the continent for travelers and resident English speakers. These Continental Edition were published at the same time as the standard UK editions. Very un-common. Book is near very good and bound in the original three quarter vellum and marbled boards. Board edges rubbed with surface loss and rubbing to the board fronts. Vellum marked and soiled. Contens are good with spotting and foxing to the endpapers and title page. More images can be taken upon request. Ref 8964 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd PBFA]
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        Biblioteca Colombina. Catálogo de sus libros impresos. [Seven Volumes].

      Imp. de E. Rasco, etc. 1888-1948, Sevilla - 326; xliv, 323; viii, 338; 373; 351; 351; viii, 322 pp. 8vo. Paper wrappers. "publicado por primera vez en virtud de acuerdo del Excmo. é Ilmo. Sr. deán y cabildo de la Santa Metropolitana y Patriarcal Iglesia de Sevilla bajo la inmediata direccíon de su bibliotecario el ilmo. Sr. Dr. D. Servando Arbolí y Faraudo, con notas bibliográficas del Dr. D. Simón de la Rosa y López." This is the complete set as issued of printed books from the library of Ferdinand Columbus, son of Christopher. Tomo 1: A-B. Imp. de E. Rasco, 1888; 2: C-D. Imp. de E. Rasco, 1891; 3: E-H. Tip. Dias Carballo, 1894; 4: H-L. Impr. de Izopuierdo y Comp., la dir. de Don José Roca y Ponsa; 5: M-P, Imp. de Sobrinos de Izquierdo, la dir. Don José Moreno Maldonado; 6: P-S, Imp. de Sobrinos de Izquierdo; 7: T-Z . Madrid, Consejo sup. de investigacione scientificas, 1948. Notas bibliogr. de D. Simon de la Rosa Lopez y D. Francisco Garcia Madueno, rev. e indices Don Ramon Paz y Remolar. Prologo de D. Joaquin de Entrambasaguas." Provenance: From the library of Alberto Parreño, with his bookplate. Scarce as first editions in original wraps. Palau 29407. Jones 447. Parreno Sale 909. Spines worn and chipped, some wrappers sunned, reattached on one volume, detached on another, bookplate on half title to one volume, otherwise contents very good. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The American Commonwealth

      Macmillan and Co., London 1888 - 3 vols. 8vo. Pp xxxi, 592; ix, 683; ix, 699. 2 page publisher's list. Half morocco by Maurin. Teg. A most handsome copy in impeccable order. Recent inscription to flyleaf of vol 1. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leakey's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        "Miners Prospecting for Gold": artist's proof of the illustration for John Muir's Picturesque California (1888)

      San Francisco: J. Dewing, 1888. Image 7-1/2 x 10-1/4 inches, matted to 14 x 18 inches overall. . Mat with light dust-staining, else fine. Chillman, Frederic Remington, p. 151 . Inscribed in pencil on verso, "Artists proof from Picturesque California / Merle Johnson". Johnson was the author of American First Editions, High Spots in American Literature, You Know These Lines!, and similar works

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        November Boughs

      David McKay, Philadelphia 1888 - First Printing; Octavo (23cm); maroon V cloth, bevelled covers, top edge gilt, and stamped in gilt on the spine and front panel (Blanck's E binding); 140pp. + 1 page ad. One of about 1000 copies bound in hard bevelled covers, and one of two binding variants probably used for the standard trade edition of the book. Some trivial rubbing at the spine ends, small vintage booksellers label partially removed from rear pastedown, and a tiny abraded area near the upper edge of the rear panel; clean throughout and otherwise Near Fine, with the gilt bright and vibrant. An extremely attractive copy. BAL 21430. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Systematic Account of the Geology of Tasmania

      Hobart: J. Walch & Sons / Govt. Printer. 1888. Published by the Authority of the Government. Ferguson 10968. Folio. [iv], xxii, [2], 408pp, 57 lithographic plates of fossils (some tinted) with facing page of descriptive text, coloured folding geological map of Tasmania (clean tears closed with tape, including a slight stain mark on the rear left by the first of these), 5 coloured geological sections (2 folding), 2 other maps, 12 lithographic plates (including two Aboriginal portraits - William Lanne and Truganini), 6 plates of Tasmanian views by W.C. Piguenit, large folding table. Original light brown cloth with leather title-label and blind rules on spine - the publisher's more modest (and probably later) binding - slight rubbing of the upper joint. Edges sprinkled red. Pages 49-294 somewhat browned (different paper stock was used here), as often; but a nice clean copy. The frontis has a diagonal crease at its top corner, endpapers with a few light marks and very slight silverfishing. Very good. ***Introduction and many plates and maps descriptive of exploration and physical features of Tasmania. The standard work until at least the 1950s. .

      [Bookseller: Astrolabe Booksellers]
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        Tent Life in Tiger Land and Sport and Work on the Nepaul Frontier. Being Twelve Years Sporting Reminiscences of a Pioneer Planter in an Indian Frontier District

      Sydney and Brisbane: A. Hutchison & Son, [1888] - Inscribed on back of frontispiece, "To the dear friend whose memory is ever fresh in the hearts of her Australian friends, and for whom the author wishes everty happiness. With very kind regards. J.M. Inglis Sydney N.S.W. Xmas 1890" First edition. 8vo. Chromolithographic frontispiece and 21 plates, 4 engravings within the text. 690 pp. Original green cloth, upper board and spine with vignettes in gilt and black. Neatly recased. Czech, Asian Hunting Books, p. 110; Ferguson, Bibliography of Australia 10775 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Smith: A Tragedy

      Frederick W. Wilson and Brother, Glasgow 1888 - Paperback. First Edition. 300 copies printed. SCARCE PRESENTATION COPY of Davidson's fourth book, inscribed "To Mrs. John A. Cramb with kind regards from John Davidson." John Davidson (1857-1909) was a Scottish poet, playwright, and novelist. His chief talent was as a poet, and his work influenced early Modernists such as T.S. Eliot and Wallace Stevens. Due to personal and financial problems, Davidson ultimately committed suicide. The recipient and her husband, a student, were among Davidson's closest friends when he attended Edinburgh University. They followed Davidson to London in the early 1890s hoping also for successful literary careers. In the end, John Cramb returned to academic life, becoming professor of Modern History at Queen's College, London. Cramb had a crucial influence on Davidson's later works (in particular The Testaments of John Davidson) through his book, The Origins and Destiny of Imperial Britain (1900). In the original parchment wrappers, which are browned and lightly soiled, but otherwise in very good condition. Interior pages are clean and bright, with very light rippling caused by tight signatures. Enclosed in red cloth folder, which is inserted into a red cloth slipcase with quarter leather spine. Gilt title, author, date, and "presentation copy" to spine. 82 pages including publishers catalogue. DRA/051111. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Kelmscott Bookshop, ABAA]
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        Miners Prospecting for Gold": artist's proof of the illustration for John Muir's Picturesque California (1888)

      San Francisco: J. Dewing, 1888 - Inscribed in pencil on verso, "Artists proof from Picturesque California / Merle Johnson". Johnson was the author of American First Editions, High Spots in American Literature, You Know These Lines!, and similar works Image 7-1/2 x 10-1/4 inches, matted to 14 x 18 inches overall. . Mat with light dust-staining, else fine. Chillman, Frederic Remington, p. 151 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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      GARNIER FRERES 1888 - R200015053: 956 + 956 + 978 + 960 pages illustrées de nombreuses gravures en couleurs. In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 800-LITTERATURE (BELLES-LETTRES) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Manuscript] Rondeau: Seed Time

      Dec. 9, 1888. NA. Good Plus. A manuscript signed copy, of Crane's fifteen line poem which was to be printed three years later in Crane's collection of poetry, "Renascence". On folded stationary paper, with the poem written on just one page, measuring 18 by 11 cm. Foxing and soiling to the page.

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      LIBRAIRIE DES DICTIONNAIRES 1888 - RO20165097: 8 TOMES: VII + 1029 + 944 + 1198 + 1087 + 984 + 960 + 964 + 1138 + VI pages - nombreuses gravures en noir et blanc dans et hors texte - texte en 2 colonnes - contre-plats et tranches jaspés. 1. A-B / 2. C- CHAUDR / 3. CH A C FIN / 4. D-E / 5. F-K / 6. L-O / 7. P-R / 8. S-Z. In-4 Relié. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 670-Fabrication industrielle [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pour la vierge du roc ardent

      Paris, Librairie de la Revue Indépendante 1888 - Livre d'occasion 27 x 18,2 cm, broché, couv. rempliée titrée à l'encre par l'auteur et signée, frontispice gravé à la pointe sèche et réhaussé d'aquarelle par Louis Anquetin, 36 pp. Ecrivain français, essayiste, poète, dramaturge, animateur de revues, disciple et ami de Stéphane Mallarmé, Edouard Dujardin (Saint-Gervais-la-forêt en 1861- Paris 1949), fut l'une des plus vivantes figures de l'époque symboliste. Comptant parmi le groupe synthétiste et impressionniste, Louis Anquetin, proche ami de Toulouse-Lautrec et de Charles Laval (compagnon de Gauguin à la Martinique), montre le talent le plus prometteur et apparaît comme le leader des jeunes peintres exposant au Salon des Indépendants. Louis Anquetin réalisa la décoration de l'appartement de Dujardin, ami de longue date rencontré au Lycée Corneille de Rouen. Condition : Edition originale dont le tirage fut limité à 55 exemplaires sur vélin hors commerce. Très beau frontispice gravé de Louis Anquetin, entièrement aquarellé à la main par l'artiste dans les tons bleu, vert, mauve, orange et jaune avec des rehauts dorés et argentés, signé à l'encre par l'artiste. Frontispice aux couleurs parfaitement conservées. Quatre petits trous d’épingle de fixation en coins ayant permis la mise en couleurs. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Les Lauriers sont coupés

      Librairie de la Revue Indépendante 1888 - DUJARDIN (Edouard) – Les Lauriers sont coupés Edition originale. Avec un portrait de l’auteur gravé à l’eau-forte par Jacques Emile Blanche. Paris, Librairie de la Revue Indépendante, mars 1888 ; in-12° (dimensions : 13 x 19 cm) broché, rhodoïd, 1 (frontispice) + 139 pages. Un portrait frontispice de l’auteur dessiné et gravé à l’eau-forte par Jacques-Emile Blanche. Un des 400 exemplaires sur vélin anglais mécanique, après 20 sur vélin français. Papier légèrement jauni, sinon exemplaire en bon état de ce très rare ouvrage. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Their Majestie's Servants

      London: John C. Nimmo, 1888. - English TheaterDORAN, [John]. "Their Majesties’ Servants." Annals of the English Stage from Thomas Betterton to Edmund Kean. By Dr. Doran, F.S.A. Edited and revised by Robert W. Lowe. With fifty copperplate portraits and eighty wood engravings. In three volumes. London: John C. Nimmo, 1888.Limited to 300 numbered copies (this being #222) printed on fine deckle-edge Royal 8vo paper. Three large octavo volumes (9 7/8 x 6 5/16 inches; 251 x 161 mm.). Engraved frontispieces and plates and wood-engraved text illustrations, including fifty portraits in duplicate, one on Japanese and the other on plate paper, as India proofs. Descriptive tissue guards. Wood-engraved tail-piece vignettes.Bound ca. 1970 by [Sangorski & Sutcliffe] for Aspey in three-quarter green crushed levant morocco over green cloth boards, ruled in gilt. Spines decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. A fine set."Readers are indebted to Dr. DORAN in these pleasant volumes, for the first history of the English acted Drama, fitted for ordinary perusal by its moderate length and the amusing nature of its contents. It is sure to become a popular book, as long as the great names of the golden age of the Theatre retain their attraction The actors -- those "diverting vagabonds" -- (as Dr. JOHNSON somewhere called them,) stand indeed a better chance to be remembered than most of their graver cotemporaries. There are many among them whose talents might adorn, and their virtues reflect credit on any sphere of action. GARRICK. KEMBLE, SIDDONS, CHARLES KEAN, BETTERTON, and others, are names that would ennoble any profession, and if many of equal ability with those mentioned failed to rival their virtues, the very delinquencies that their names recall, but add to the never failing interest with which we read of PEG WOFFINGTON, KITTY CLIVE, SAMUEL FOOTE, EDMUND KEAN, COLLEY CIBBER, and a whole host of names classic on the boards of Old Drury. Under ???riple heading of "Actors, Authors and Audiences," Dr. DORAN leaves no corner of theatrical history unvisited that could add to the completeness of his picture of the drama in England. This is traced from its origin, when the players were merely an appendage to regal state, acting by virtue of a royal patent, under the regulation and supervision of an officer of the King's household, the Lord Chamberlain, to the year 1843, when "their Majesties servants" became a formality only, and free trade in the drama was established. Dr. DORAN'S style is objectionable as being too obtrusively vivacious; he is nothing if not piquant, and can scarcely repeat the witticism of another without barbina the arrow and sharpening the point." (New York Times, November 9th, 1864).English Theatrical Literature, 857.

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        PORTLAND OREGON, The Metropolis of the Pacific Northwest.

      Published by the Oregon Immigration Board. Printed by "The West Shore." [1888], Portland Oregon: - Illustrated. Cut to p. 2. 6 pages with 2 duo-tone images per [full] page. Fold-out color-lithographed panoramic view of Portland, by C. L. Smith. Promotional brochure issued to lure settlers to the "third richest city in the world in proportion of the wealth to per capita of population," with the city, established in 1851, having ~50,000 residents at the time of issuance. General wear & soiling to wrappers. 'Ticket Agt' stamp to top margin of front wrapper & in field of upper image on rear wrapper. A VG copy of a rare PNW item. Original printed paper wrappers, sewn. Lithographed images to each, with rear wrapper depicting images of the Post Office & Kamm's Building. Piece now housed in an archival mylar sleeve. 10-7/8" x 8-1/2". 1st printing (Soliday I, 1059). Not in Smith, PNW Americana. OCLC shows 9 institutional holdings. Unpaginated, though 24 pp (including wrappers). Text dual column. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        La Décadence Latine, Éthopée, quatrième roman : À Coeur Perdu

      Édinger G. 1888 - TIRAGE AVANT LA LETTRE D'UNE GRAVURE DE FÉLICIEN ROPS. In-12 (12 x 19 cm), broché, couverture rempliée illustrée couleurs, 435 pages. Exemplaire n°2 sur papier des manufactures impériales du Japon. Notre exemplaire possède UNE ÉPREUVE DU FRONTISPICE DE FÉLICIEN ROPS AVANT LA LETTRE (il manque la seconde, annoncée dans le justificatif de tirage, celle à grandes marges signées par l'artiste). À peine de menues rousseurs marginales, et sur la serpente du frontispice, une décoloration en haut du dos, par ailleurs très bel état. Rops Félicien [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Oeuvres de Ferdinand Fabre - L'Abbé Tigrane.

      Paris, Alphonse Lemerre 1888 - Relié en début d'ouvrage une lettre manuscrite de Ferdinand Fabre. Contrecollé sur une page de garde, une carte postale de sa tombe et 2 coupures de journaux. Une en début d'ouvrage avec son portrait et l'autre sur la contre-garde en fin de volume sur son décès. Un des 10 exemplaires de tête tiré sur chine. Exemplaire N°8. Paris, Alphonse Lemerre 1888 - 316 pp. Ex-libris. Belle reliure plein maroquin bleu de l'époque. Etui percaline. Dos à nerfs. Non rogné, couverture conservée. Large décor doré sur les contre-plats de maroquin avec gardes de soie bleue. Dos insolé. Pas de rousseur. Très bon état. Format in-12° (19x13). Dédicacé par l'auteur [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Barcelona: A. Verdaguer. 1888. First. First edition. Printed wrappers. Prologue by Mossen Jaume Collell. A chip at the top corner of the front wrap and first few leaves, spine tanned, very good. The rare edition, in Catalan, of these poems by the national poet of Catalonia. OCLC locates no copies of this edition. .

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        Ranch Life and the Hunting Trail

      New York:: The Century Co,. 1888.. First edition. Hardcover. "I wish I were with you out among the sage brush, the great brittle cottonwoods, and the sharply-channeled barren buttes," wrote Theodore Roosevelt to his friend and the illustrator of his first important work, Frederic Remington. This is the first issue of the first edition, in the original light tan buckram with green and gilt stamping. & & This work focusses on the period in the 1880s when Roosevelt lived and worked his ranches in the Bad Lands of the Dakota Territory, following the death of his wife Alice Lee. Roosevelt had lost both his wife and mother on the same day in 1884; he left politics for a period and built a ranch (Elk Horn) in North Dakota. While there, he wrote about frontier life and published three books, including this title. & & Roosevelt's environmental and conservation interests were evident in his organizing of ranchers to address issues such as over grazing, and in the formation of the Boone and Crockett Club, with the goal of preserving large game animals and their habitats. As president, Roosevelt played a large role in the formation of the National Park System. In 1906, he signed the Antiquities Act which authorized presidents to proclaim landmarks as national monuments, which had the effect of protecting about a quarter of the places currently in the National Park System. & & Folio, 186pp, beveled boards, all edges gilt. A bit sunned at the spine, a few marks internally, early pages, otherwise a very pleasant copy. Howes R432. OCLC: 7410498.

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        Zeitschrift für den Physikalischen und Chemischen Unterricht., Jahrgänge 1 - 50 (1887-1937, ohne Jahrgang 38) in 49 Bänden, 5 Hefte Register (für die Jahrgänge 1-50) und 13 Sonderhefte "Abhandlungen zur Didaktik und Philosophie der Naturwissenschaft".

      Verlag Julius Springer, Berlin 1888-1937. - Bibliotheksexemplar mit Papierrückenschildern und Stempeln (entwidmet), die Einbände etwas berieben, Rücken meist etwas verfärbt und fleckig durch alten Wasserschaden (bei einigen Bänden stärker), Kopfschnitte angestaubt, Papier teils gebräunt, innen ansonsten gut erhaltenes Exemplar, Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 65000 4°, Halbleinen der Zeit mit marmorierten Deckeln, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Zeitschrift für den Physikalischen und Chemischen Unterricht. Jahrgänge 1 - 50 (1887-1937, ohne Jahrgang 38) in 49 Bänden, 5 Hefte Register (für die Jahrgänge 1-50) und 13 Sonderhefte "Abhandlungen zur Didaktik und Philosophie der Naturwissenschaft".

      Verlag Julius Springer, Berlin 1888-1937.. 4°, Halbleinen der Zeit mit marmorierten Deckeln,. Bibliotheksexemplar mit Papierrückenschildern und Stempeln (entwidmet), die Einbände etwas berieben, Rücken meist etwas verfärbt und fleckig durch alten Wasserschaden (bei einigen Bänden stärker), Kopfschnitte angestaubt, Papier teils gebräunt, innen ansonsten gut erhaltenes Exemplar,

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        Manuscript Archive of Correspondence of the Hughes Family, of Texas, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire, including Lucy Stephenson Hughes, and her daughter traveling department store professional Jeanie Hughes, and George Forbes Hughes and Gerard Hastings Hughes, students at Harvard University and early Aviators in world War One American Expeditionary Force, dating ¿ 1900-1966.

      - Archive consisting of 374 letters, totaling 1888 pages, (207 retained mailing envelopes), plus over 100 pieces of printed and manuscript ephemera. Of the 374 letters in this collection, 270 are incoming correspondence to Lucy Stephenson Hughes, wife of Texas rancher William George Hughes, an English immigrant to Texas in 1878. Of the letters written to Lucy, 82 were written by her daughter Jeanie, 63 by her son George, and 47 by her son Gerard. George and Gerard were for the most part attending Harvard University at the time they were writing their mother. Lucy wrote 48 of the letters, mostly to her children. Other correspondents to Lucy are her aunts in England (8 letters), a niece Esther Stout in California (18 letters), as well as another family member, Sarah F. Hughes (15 letters). There are other correspondents with Lucy who appear to be friends or associates.

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        The Novels of Victor Hugo

      London: George Routledge & Sons, 1888. 13 vols., 9-5/8" x 7", numerous illustrations from designs by Victor Hugo, Bayard, Brion, Johannot, and other eminent French Artists, limited to 250 numbered copies of which this is #104. Bound in 1/2 blue morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spines, top edges gilt, hinges fine, head and foot of spines fine. Comprising - Notre Dame - Ninety Three - Les Miserables - The Man Who Laughs - Toilers of The Sea.

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        A New English Dictionary of Historical Principles;

      Oxford: at the Clarendon Press,, 1888-1928. Founded Mainly on the Materials Collected by the Philological Society. Edited by James H. Murray. 10 volumes bound as 20, quarto. Publisher's burgundy half morocco, red pebbled sides with gilt rules, titles gilt to spines, Original maroon half morocco, red pebbled sides, titles to spines gilt, burgundy endpapers, top edges gilt. Very slight fading to some spines, tiny nicks to the occasional corner, but a superb set in exceptional condition. First edition in book form of "the greatest treasure-house of any language in the world, unrivalled for its comprehensiveness and ease of consultation as well as for its reliability and scholarship" (PMM). "The scale of the OED was astonishing by comparison with that of any English dictionary published before the end of the nineteenth century. Murray had revolutionized the whole process by which the English language was mapped" (ODNB).

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      Philadelphia:: David McKay,. 1888. First edition. A collection of poetry and prose. INSCRIBED BY WHITMAN, "Miss Lizzie Harbinson / from the author / with best respects / Oct: 8 1888." In Myerson's Presentation Binding A of deep red smooth cloth over flexible boards (note indicates less than 100 copies). Red spine faded to pink, and covers show faint staining, still quite nice. Rare inscribed. Also includes a mounted photograph of Whitman on a photocard from Potter & Co. Studio in Philadelphia, an 1882 image which, according to the Whitman Archive, Whitman once described as having "a shipmastery, country-storekeepers sort of swagger." Previously pasted in an album, with paper remnants to edges, otherwise very good with just a slight overall darkening and a touch of spotting. Together with a 4.5 x 3" scallop-edged card bearing Whitman's bold signature and date: "Walt Whitman / Oct: 1887." The card which is mounted to a loose sheet of paper, is slightly darkened with a touch of faint spotting, otherwise very good.

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        Thomas Otway. [Aubrey Beardsley's own copy with his original hand drawn ink bookplate, signature and name stamp.]

      Vizetelly & Co, London 1888 - 392pp. This seemingly insignificant book is from the Mermaid Series of Best Plays of the Old Dramatists belonged to Aubrey Beardsley. On the ffep a hand drawn bookplate by Aubrey Beardsley is pasted, dated Xmas, 1888. On the half title page there is the signature A V Beardsley, Xmas 1888. On the reverse of the frontispiece in the top corner is an ink stamp BEARDSLEY. G: in Good condition without dust jacket. Boards lightly rubbed and bumped, with slight lean to spine. Tissue guard missing from frontispiece. Rear endpaper missing Brown decorated hardback cloth cover with gilt titles [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Limestone County, State of Texas

      St. Louis: A. Gast & Co., 1888. AN ORIGINAL 1888 MAP OF THE LIMESTONE COUNTY, TEXAS LAND GRANT Lithograph Sheet size: approx. 44" x 32" . Book.

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        Mercantile Marine Insurance Rotating Officers Chart

      [Boston. circa 1888]. Framed chart of the officers of the Mercantile Marine Insurance Company in Boston, Massachusetts. The original wood frame measures approximately 11" x 13.5" and houses an intricately hand-drawn pen and ink chart with slots for the names of various corporate officers. The acting directors slot at the top features a rotating wheel, open at the rear of the frame, to easily change names. The frame shows moderate chipping while the chart is somewhat soiled, with all but three of the slots containing the original names and the original backers and spacers made from a contemporary calendar contained under the chart in the rear, very good. The Mercantile Marine Insurance Company was a firm established in 1823 and located on 58 State Street in Boston. Despite adding fire coverage to its business the year before the Great Boston Fire of 1872, it still managed to turn a tidy profit and continue doing business for more than a decade. It was one of only two such firms in Boston at the time to offer both marine and fire coverage. An interesting item of 19th Century business decor and utilitarianism. Further details available upon request. .

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        Base-Ball: How to Become a Player, with the Origin, History, and Expansion of the Game

      Philadelphia: The Athletic Publishing Company. 1888. First. First edition, wrappered issue. 149pp. Bound in black cloth covers with wrappers bound in. A couple of old professional paper repairs, slight wear, a near fine copy. Ward was one of the great pitchers; when he injured his arm, he became a star shortstop for the New York Giants. Unlike most players of his day, he was a college graduate, earning a law degree from Columbia while playing. He was the first President of the Brotherhood of Professional Base Ball Players, the first players' union, and in 1890 helped to form the Players' League, which folded after one season. The Hall of Famer retired at 34 as player-manager of the world champion Giants. One of the first truly important books on baseball as a game. .

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        Charleston in the Rebellion: A Paper Read Before the Ohio Commandery of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States March 7, 1888

      Cincinnati: Robert Clarke & Co.. 1888. First. First edition. Turquoise printed wrappers. [2], 49pp., with a frontispiece map. Very good with some modest soiling and one short tear on the wrappers. A handsome copy, scarce in the trade. .

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      Paris: Librairie L. Conquet 5, rue Drout, 5, 1888 - With original pen and watercolor drawing in three vignettes on half-title by Henry Tomm (signed lower right) Ediion not mise dans le Commerce. Exemplaire offert a Monsieur Morin par L. Conquet. 8vo. Aquarelles d'après Henriot. 55 pp. Bound in full contemporary green morocco, t.e.g. by Tout, with original pictorial hand- colored wrappers bound in, with date of 1887. Fine. Carteret [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Jewish Mythology or the Coming of the MESSIAH by Thos. F. Page

      By the author, Laconia, New Hampshire. 1888 - Singerman 3727 lists only 2 copies. OCLC: Libraries worldwide that own item: 2 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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