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        Hofgeschenke. Wilhelm II. zwischen Diplomatie und Dynastie. 1888 - 1914.

      257 S., Ill. Leinen, gebundene Ausgabe, SU. SU. leicht berieben/angeschmutzt/altersbedingt leicht gebräunt, ansonsten gut erh. ISBN: 3930802759

      [Bookseller: Druckwaren Antiquariat GbR]
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        Les Voyages de Ludovico di Varthema ou le Viateur en la plus grande partie d'Orient.: Traduits de l'Italien en Francais par J. Balarin de Raconis.

      Recueil de Voyages et de Documents pour servir a l'histoire de la geographie, IX., Paris Ernest Leroux 1888 - Bound in recent half calf, cloth boards. A very good copy.

      [Bookseller: John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB]
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        Map showing the location of the Indian Reservations within the limits of the United States and Territories

      Washington: Department of the Interior, 1888. unbound. Map. Color lithograph. Sheet measures 23.25" x 34.5" This large 1884 map presents the Indian Reservation in the United States and its territories. It covers the entire United States, with Alaska as an inset in lower left. Another inset shows the Indian Territory in northwest Oklahoma. The map identifies Indian Reservations and names. Military stations, Indian agencies, towns, villages, cities, railroads, rivers, mountains, and other topographic features are also noted. Compiled under the direction of Hon. Hiram Price, Commissioner of Indian Affairs. The map was issued by the Department of the Interior. In good condition with wear along the original folds. Margins show damage with some verso repairs.

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        My Adventure in The Flying Scotsman.

      London: James Hogg and Sons,, 1888. A Romance of London and North-Western Railway Shares. Small octavo. Printed wraps laid down on card boards, as issued. Housed in a brown cloth folding case. Covers lightly rubbed and soiled, half title and rear endpapers tanned. A relatively sound copy in good condition. First edition, first impression, of the author's scarce first book. Queen's Quorum 13 says; "In 1888, Eden Phillpotts's first book marked the beginning of one of the most prolific writing careers of our time. . . the cornerstone honour should be accorded to Mr. Phillpott's maiden mystery, the thin, fragile book with the 'rainbow' stamping which is seldom found even in the so-called complete collections of Eden Phillpott's work. Modern readers will undoubtedly agree that MY ADVENTURES IN THE FLYING SCOTSMAN is an old fashioned tale of theft and attempted murder, relying a bit too strongly on the long arm of coincidence, but peopled with richly Victorian characters caught in the fell clutch of melodramatic circumstance.

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        PROCÉDÉS DE REPRODUCTIONS GRAPHIQUES APPLIQUÉE À L'IMPRIMERIE

      Administration du "Bulletin de l'imprimerie", Paris 1888 - 8vo., ix, 343 pp., 6 plates, text illustrations, adverts. Printed paper wrappers, with a short chip lacking at the base of the spine. Near fine. A review of printing techniques, including stereotype, electro-galvanography, photogravure, phototypie, photochromie, and typochromie. More than a hundred illustrations detailing processes, with six plates from a variety of processes, including progressive and full color, photoglyptique (photogravure) and phototypique (photolithography). An authoritative compendium of the processes in use at this time. Roosens and Salu #8177. Nadeau, Encyclopedia of Printing, Photographic and Photomechanical Processes, cccxiv and p. 377. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        \"Die Theorie und Praxis des Orgelbaues. Zweite völlig umgearbeitete Auflage des Lehrbuches der Orgelbaukunst. Für den Gebrauch des Orgelbauers, Orgelrevisors, Organisten und Architekten herausgegeben von Max ALLIHN. Mit Atlasband von 65 Tafeln. 2 Bände. (= Neuer Schauplatz der Künste und Handwerke; 208. Bd.)\"

      Weimar, Voigt 1888. \"8°. XXII, 953 S.; 4°. 2 Bll. (Inhaltsverzeichnis), 65 lithogr., doppelblattgroße Tafeln. Textband in OHLdr., leicht berieben, Tafelband in neuerer HLn.-Bindung. Textband anfangs stärker braunfl., mit einigen priv. Eignerstemp., Tafelband vereinzelt mit marginalen Stockfl.- Der Atlasband ohne eigenes Titelblatt (wie erschienen).\" Zahlreiche weitere Titel zu Orgel und Orgelbau lagernd, bitte fragen Sie an. Riemann II,801. - Töpfers Schriften über den Orgelbau waren maßgebend für die zweite Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts bis zu Albert Schweitzers Orgelreform. Sein vorliegendes Hauptwerk enthielt erstmals die mathematischen Grundlagen des Orgelbaues. - DIESES OBJEKT UNTERLIEGT DER DIFFERENZBESTEUERUNG. Versand D: 15,00 EUR Orgelbau, Orgel, Organologie

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        TISH

      St. Louis, W. Schur, 1888. Later green marble boards. 12mo. 36 pages; 16 cm. Singerman 4762. The first Yiddish book published west of the Mississippi River. In Yiddish with added English title. Title translates to

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books LLC]
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        Thoth: A Romance

      William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London 1888 - Very scarce. Joseph Shield Nicholson, writing anonymously. Original decorated orange cloth, spine stamped gilt, cover stamped gilt and black. Publisher's catalogue dated "4/88" at rear. A super-scientifically advanced race in Africa, during the time of ancient Greece, uses flying machines and super weapons to abduct Grecian maidens and threaten the world. Considered to be one of the most imaginative novels of the nineteenth century. Book Condition: Good Plus: Binding shows wear and some rubbing, softened corners. Subscription library label, marked "sold," on front paste-down, otherwise very good. A very scarce lovely item. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heartwood Rare Books]
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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 - Small octavo. Printed wraps laid down on card boards, as issued. Housed in a brown cloth folding case. Covers lightly rubbed and soiled, half title and rear endpapers tanned. A relatively sound copy in good condition. First edition, first impression, of the author's scarce first book. Queen's Quorum 13 says; "In 1888, Eden Phillpotts's first book marked the beginning of one of the most prolific writing careers of our time. . . the cornerstone honour should be accorded to Mr. Phillpott's maiden mystery, the thin, fragile book with the 'rainbow' stamping which is seldom found even in the so-called complete collections of Eden Phillpott's work. Modern readers will undoubtedly agree that MY ADVENTURES IN THE FLYING SCOTSMAN is an old fashioned tale of theft and attempted murder, relying a bit too strongly on the long arm of coincidence, but peopled with richly Victorian characters caught in the fell clutch of melodramatic circumstance." [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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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, Versand D: 4,90 EUR Physikunterricht, Chemieunterricht, Physik, Chemie,

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        Photographic Illustrations of Skin Diseases

      New York: E.B. Treat, 1888. Worn at spine folds, else close to near fine in quarter leather, gilt-titled buckram boards, now housed in a more recently made custom slipcase.. Presumed First Edition of the second series. Quarto. Medical reference book, richly illustrated with nearly 100 artotype photographs on 48 plates. Many of the photographs are tinted with flesh tone colors and hand colored with red highlights to illustrate inflammations and abrasions. Removed from its intended purpose as medical reference, the tinted images provide a disturbing and often grotesque topography of surface pain.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        The George Catlin Indian Gallery, in the U S National Museum (Smithsonian Institution ) with Memoir and Statistics

      Washington, DC: W. H. Lowdermilk & Co, 1888. Lowdermilk Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Nicely rebound in red cloth, spine just a bit sunned, profusely illustrated (144 illustrations and maps), bottom of fore edge text block slightly shaven, both large, folding maps at rear present (Indian Territory and Indian Reservation). 939pp. Maps have numerous tears with minor loss (but not affecting map content), binding tight, text clean. An extremely scarce copy of the Lowdermilk edition.

      [Bookseller: Shelley and Son Books]
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        Le pain du péché

      1888. Alphonse Lemerre, Paris 1888, 12x19cm, broché. - Alphonse Lemerre, Paris 1888, 12x19cm, broché. - Prima edizione della traduzione francese di Paul Arena dramma provenzale Theodore Aubanel, non vi è alcuna menzione di importanti documenti. Prezioso autografo firmato Paolo Arena Rodolphe Salis a matita. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de la traduction française établie par Paul Arène du drame provençal de Théodore Aubanel, il n'est pas fait mention de grands papiers. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Paul Arène à Rodolphe Salis au crayon de papier.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Feu Follet]
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        THE AMERICAN JEW; AN EXPOSE OF HIS CAREER

      New York, Minerva Pub. Co. 1888 - 1st Edition. Modern Boards. 8vo. [v], 219 pages ; 19 cm. In English. Singerman (Antisemitica) 0019. One of the earliest and most notable anti-Semitic publications in American history and probably the first to focus explicitly on Jews in New York City, coming as the third wave of poor Eastern European immigrants to New York and other East Coast cities began. Timayenis, a Greek academic, established Minerva Publishing House as the first Anti-Semitic publishing house in America. This was his first book at Minerva. Singerman writes, "Presents a colorful account of Jewish exploitation, criminality, usury, lechery, vulgarity, an fraud in the immigrant ghetto of New York City. The Christian-hating Jews are depicted as parasites, competing with the Anglo-Saxons for control of America. " Paper is browning. A few pages torn with no text effected. Overall good+ condition. (AMR-49-10) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books, LLC]
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        Journal des Demoiselles" and "Le Gout du Jour, Journal de Coiffures" [From the personal library of Robert Florey*]

      Journal des Demoiselles et Petit Courrier des Dames Réunies; Auguste Petit, Paris 1888 - Folio. Unpaginated Three-quarter leather over purple cloth boards, with gold lettering on spine. Robert Florey's ex-Libris on inside of front board. A wonderful look at covers of two French fashion magazines: 2 color covers of "Journal des Demoiselles," and 45 b/w covers of "Le Gout du Jour, Journal de Coiffures", starting with September 1880 and going through December 1888. Illustrated with 45 b/w etchings of women and their head wear. Front board detached but present. Chipping to spine. Corners bumped and worn. Discoloration and soiling to boards. Text in French. Binding in poor, interior in very good condition. * Robert Florey (1900-1979) was a French-American director, screenwriter, film journalist and occasional actor. Born in Paris, and at first a film journalist, Florey moved to the United States in September 1921. As a director Florey's most productive decades were the 1930s and 1940s, working on relatively low-budget programmers for Paramount and Warner Brothers. His reputation is balanced between his avant-garde expressionist style, most evident in his early career, and his work as a fast, reliable studio-system director called on to finished troubled projects, such as 1939's "Hotel Imperial." He directed more than 50 movies. His most popular film is likely the first Marx Brothers feature "The Cocoanuts" (1929), and his 1932 foray into Universal-style horror, "Murders in the Rue Morgue" is regarded by horror fans as highly reflective of German expressionism. In 2006, as his 1937 film "Daughter of Shanghai" was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress, Florey was called "widely acclaimed as the best director working in major studio B-films" [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        In the Heart of the Sierras. The Yo Semite Valley, Both Historical and Descriptive: And Scenes by the Way. Big Tree Groves. The High Sierra, with its Magnificent Scenery, Ancient and modern Glaciers, and other Objects of Interest; with Tables of Distances and Altitudes, Maps, Etc. Profusely Illustrated. [Yosemite]

      Oakland, California: Published at the Old Cabin, Yo Semite Valley, and at Pacific Press Publishing House, 1888. first edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Oakland, California: Published at the Old Cabin, Yo Semite Valley, and at Pacific Press Publishing House, 1888. Near Fine. Near Fine. 1888, fourth edition and uncomplicated as such. This is bound in the same elaborate green cloth and gilt as the earlier editions, top edge gilt, folding map (small tear at joint). This particular copy is a freakish survivor, all gilt bright and clean, completely unshaken, which is rare for this title. No splits to the cloth, boards tight, paper gutters completely fresh. The book has only one charming defect: someone has dropped leaves (no doubt from a trip to Yosemite) between a number of leaves, about ten sets of plant leaves or flowers. These very old leaves stain the pages they are dropped in but the effect is charming because nearly all of the original leaves and flowers are present. Good fun. The book itself is very nearly fine, bright and clean and gorgeous, completely without other markings, signatures or foxing. It also really pops on the shelf. A great piece of California history and a wonderful copy to admire.

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        Pierers Konversations-Lexikon 7. Auflage, 12 Bände (A-Z), Prachteinband, 1888-1893

      W. Spemann / Union Deutsche Verlagsgesellschaft 1888-1893, Berlin & Stuttgart - Pierers Konversations-Lexikon. Siebente (7.) Auflage, herausgegeben von Joseph Kürschner. Mit Universal-Sprachen-Lexikon. 12 Bände [A-Z]. Berlin & Stuttgart, W. Spemann (ab Band 5: Stuttgart, Union Deutsche Verlagsgesellschaft), 1888-1893. Prachtausgabe. Dekorative Original-Halblederbände mit Goldprägungen, zweifarbig gearbeiteten Buchdeckeln in Schlangenlederoptik, farbig marmorierte Vorsätze (s. Bild 6). Format ca. 26,5 x 19 cm, zus. über 19.200 Sp. Mit Zwölfsprachenlexikon; siehe Abbildungen 9,12,15,19 & 20 (Nahansicht). Wie auch den ersten sieben Originalbildern zu entnehmen, ist die Rückenansicht sehr homogen. Die Goldprägungen sehr gut erhalten, ebenso die Rückenetiketten ohne Fehlstellen oder dergleichen. Band 1 mit zwei Einrissen am Außengelenk (1 & 9 cm), in der Rückenfront nicht zu sehen. Bei Band 11 wurde ein kleines Stück an der oberen Rückenkante fixiert. Buchecken bestoßen; Ledereinband berieben; Buchdeckel mit kleinen Kratzern oder beriebenen Stellen; untere Deckelkanten stärker abgerieben. Der Buchschnitt oben gedunkelt. Innen alles fest eingebunden; keine fehlenden oder losen Seiten. Kein unangenehmer Geruch. Seiten sauber; unterschiedlich fleckig, ein Band gar nicht, bei den übrigen Bänden meist nur vereinzelt mal ein Fleck; auf den vorderen & hinteren Seiten auch mal etwas mehr Fleckigkeit. In einem Band die ersten zwei Seiten braunrandig. Eine Seite am Rand ein Stück eingerissen (Schrift nicht betroffen); bei einem Band das hintere, marmorierte Vorsatzblatt & der Bezug des Innendeckels am Rand ein Stück ausgefasert & mit kleineren Fehlstellen. 30000 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Very fine large oblong cabinet photograph, by Reichard & Lindner of Berlin, (Wilhelm Nikolaus, 1831-1888, son-in-law of Queen Victoria, Emperor of Germany for 99 days)]

      1888 - showing him lying in a bed following his death, half length, his fine face calm, with a medal ribbon round his neck, his hands clasped below a simple wreath, his cap below that clasped in his hand, 8¼" x 10", no place, Pictures of Friedrich III are uncommon due to his early death from throat cancer. He only survived his father Wilhelm I by three months. As Crown Prince his position was made very difficult by his opposition to Bismarck and also as his wife Victoria, Empress Frederick antagonised the Prussian people with her aggressive & tactless Englishness.

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        GROSSE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC BIBLIOTHEK * WIE NEU 10 Bd.

      - Hier verkaufen wir die Grosse National Geographic Bibliothek - "Die besten historischen Reportagen aus 100 Jahren Forschung und Entdeckung" in 10 Bänden, welche vom Wissen Media Verlag herausgegeben wurde. Es handelt sich um eine hochwertige Ausführung, bei der der Einband aus Cabraleder gefertigt wurde. Bücher nicht mehr orig. eingeschweißt (im Shop Verwendung von Bsp.-fotos eines bereits verkauften Exemplars) Bücher stammen aus sehr gepflegtem Nichtraucherhaushalt absolut ungenutzte Exemplare 23-karätiger Kopfgoldschnitt Originalmedaille der National Geographic Society im Einband eingelassen Maße: je 31,5 x 23, 5 cm NP 1.300,00€ Details: 10 Bände komplett Band 1: 1888 - 1930 Band 2: 1931 - 1960 Band 3: 1961 - 1980 Band 4: 1981 - 2000 Band 5: 2001 Band 6: 2002 Band 7: 2003 Band 8: 2004 Band 9: 2005 Band 10: 2006 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: agentiko - Antiquariat & Galerie]
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        "Journal des Demoiselles" and "Le Gout du Jour, Journal de Coiffures" [From the personal library of Robert Florey*]

      Paris: Journal des Demoiselles et Petit Courrier des Dames Réunies; Auguste Petit, 1888. First edition. Hardcover. fair to vg. Folio. Unpaginated Three-quarter leather over purple cloth boards, with gold lettering on spine. Robert Florey's ex-Libris on inside of front board. A wonderful look at covers of two French fashion magazines: 2 color covers of "Journal des Demoiselles," and 45 b/w covers of "Le Gout du Jour, Journal de Coiffures", starting with September 1880 and going through December 1888. Illustrated with 45 b/w etchings of women and their head wear. Front board detached but present. Chipping to spine. Corners bumped and worn. Discoloration and soiling to boards. Text in French. Binding in poor, interior in very good condition. * Robert Florey (1900-1979) was a French-American director, screenwriter, film journalist and occasional actor. Born in Paris, and at first a film journalist, Florey moved to the United States in September 1921. As a director Florey's most productive decades were the 1930s and 1940s, working on relatively low-budget programmers for Paramount and Warner Brothers. His reputation is balanced between his avant-garde expressionist style, most evident in his early career, and his work as a fast, reliable studio-system director called on to finished troubled projects, such as 1939's "Hotel Imperial." He directed more than 50 movies. His most popular film is likely the first Marx Brothers feature "The Cocoanuts" (1929), and his 1932 foray into Universal-style horror, "Murders in the Rue Morgue" is regarded by horror fans as highly reflective of German expressionism. In 2006, as his 1937 film "Daughter of Shanghai" was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress, Florey was called "widely acclaimed as the best director working in major studio B-films"

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        European Etchings: A Series of Twenty Two Original Etchings ( Bosch, Willroider, Kroener, Zimmerman, Dahl & morel)

      Estes and Lauriat 1888. - Numbered Limited edition of 250 copies printed on Holland paper (this is #58) from a total edition of 350 copies; 22 b&w original etchings, book is 12 x 17in; most are signed in the plate (not hand signed); WITH b&w Etchings by the following: 1) Ernest Bosch: did 2 etchings, 2) J. Willroider: did 3 etchings, 3) Max Volkhart, 4) C. Jutz, 5) J. Leisten: did 2 etchings, 6) Carl Hoff, 7) C. F. Dieker, 8) Oscar Hoffman, 9) K.P.T. von Eckenbrecher, 10) Hans Dahl, 11) H. Deiters, 12) Chr. Kroner: did 2 etchings, 13) Ernst Zimmerman, 14) Franz Lenback, 15) E. Ducker, 16) G. Meissner, 17) J. Willroider: did 2 etchings, 18) J. Leisten; With DescriptiveText by different authors & printed on a smooth paper; each etching with tissue-guard; the book is tight; gold lettering on blue paper over hard boards, the spine has new deep blue leather to match the boards, and with a new red leather label with gold lettering title on spine; boards have rubbing and a few tears to corners; some of the etchings have a few marks or dots but not on images, overall pages & etchings in GOOD COND. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Reverberator

      New York: Macmillan, 1888 - First American Edition. Aside from a touch of rubbing at the extremities, a fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        Zwei Monate im Kaukasus. Eine Jagd- und Reise-Skizze aus dem Jahre 1886. [Widmungsexemplar].

      Bonn, Eigenverlag, 1888. 4°. 25,0 cm. Fotografisches Portrait des Jägers Ernst Leverkus-Leverkusen als Frontispiz, handschriftlicher Titel in Rot und Schwarz, 3 Blatt, 293 Seiten, 40 Blatt. Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Deckeltitel, zwei einfachen Schließen aus Leder, Vorderdeckel an den Ecken mit 4 floralen Messingbeschlägen. Erste Ausgabe. Faksimiledruck in Sütterlin in kleiner Auflage, hier in der Ausgabe mit den montierten Originalfotografien, welche in der privat veranstalteten Edition nicht beigegeben waren. Widmung des Verfassers auf erstem Blatt \"Zu Weihnachten 1888. Vom Verfasser\". Mit 40 großformatigen (leicht variierend ca. 14,5 x 10,8 cm) und 3 kleinformatigen (ca. 6,9 x 5,1 cm) Originalfotografien jeweils auf starkem Karton montiert und mit handschriftlicher Legende versehen. Anhang mit gefalteter, kolorierter Karte (Blattmaß: 39,8 x 46,0) darin mit Rotstift eingezeichnete Reiseroute. Der Verfasser war Sohn des Unternehmers und Gründers der Stadt Leverkusen, Carl Leverkus (dieser benannte die Arbeitersiedlung bei seiner Fabrik in der Gemeinde Wiesdorf Leverkusen). Seidenhemdchen vor den Fotografien teils wenig stockfleckig. Schönes Exemplar des seltenen Bandes. Versand D: 4,90 EUR Jagd, Jagdliteratur / hunting literature; Reisebeschreibungen / travelogue

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen GbR]
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        An American Dictionary of the English Language [Oliver Wendell Holmes' Copy, Inscribed, with photograph and bookplate]

      G. & C. Merriam & Co. Springfield, Massachusetts 1888 - NewEdition, with Supplement. Thoroughly Revised, and Greatly Enlarged and Improvedby Chauncey A. Goodrich and Noah Porter. With the Bookplate of Oliver Wendell Holmes, a 15 cent stamp with portrait of Oliver Wendell Holmes, a cabinet card of Oliver Wendell Holmes (with small inscription: 'To my friend L. A. G. / from OWH') Card has some damage to edges and light stain at lower edge (see image), book has his gift inscription reading "Louise Annette Gaudelet / With the kind regards of / her friend / Oliver Wendell Holmes, / March 19th 1891." Bound in full, blind stamped leather with bevelled edges, raised bands on spine, all edges red, with thumb index, binding and hinges tight, marbled front endpaper detached but present. Overall Very Good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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        A Chinese and English Phrase Book in the Canton Dialect; or Dialogues on Ordinary and Familiar Subjects for the Use of the Chinese Resident in America and of Americans Desirous of Learning the Chinese Language; with the Pronunciation of Each Word Indicated in Chinese and Roman Characters

      New York: William R. Jenkins, 1888 - First edition, first printing. Small octavo,18.6*12.6cm, 187p. Cloth-backed printed boards, general wear and tear to corners, slight soiling to a few pages, otherwise a scarce English-Chinese-Cantonese textbook. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        HISTORY OF DELAWARE. 1609-1888.|THE

      Philadelphia: L.J. Richards & Co. 1888. thick small 4to. later pebbled red cloth, top edge gilt. (iv),v,610,xxxiii; viii,611-1358 pages. 2 volumes. B1-1489. First edition (Howes S-143). One of the most important of the histories of Delaware. Filled with illustrations. With the Delaware bookplate of Gertrude Brinckle in each volume in which she has written in information about the set. Covers rubbed. Title page has a tape repair.

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        Pierers Konversations-Lexikon, 7. Auflage, herausgegeben von Joseph Kürschner. Mit Universal-Sprachen-Lexikon nach Prof. Joseph Kürschners System, 12 Bände, Prachtausgabe in Halbleder

      Berlin und Stuttgart, Verlag von W. Spemann (ab Bd. 5: Stuttgart, Union, Deutsche Verlagsgesellschaft), 1888 - 1893. 7. Auflage. Vollständiges Exemplar (A - Z) in 12 Bänden. Schwarze Original-Halblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln sowie überaus reichen filigranen Goldprägungen. Einbanddecken in mehrfarbiger, rot-bräunlicher Marmorierung und mit Lederecken; graue Vorsätze. Mit Karten, schwarzen und farbigen Illustrationsbeilagen. Siebente (und letzte) Auflage des Pierer-Lexikons in 12 Bänden, diese im Format (18 x 26,5 cm) deutlich größer als die Bände vorangegangener Auflagen. Im Gesamtumfang von ca. 19.200 Sp. Ergänzungsbände erschienen nicht. Bd. 1 mit angefügtem \"Atlas der Architektur\", der 76 (!) ganzseitige Tafeln zur Geschichte der Baukunst enthält; Bd. 2 mit \"Atlas der Bildhauerkunst\" (19 ganzseitige Tafeln). Eine Neuerung bildete das vom Herausgeber Joseph Kürschner entwickelte und in das Lexikon integrierte Zwölfsprachen-Wörterbuch (Böhmisch, Dänisch, Englisch, Russisch, Schwedisch, Spanisch, Französisch, Griechisch, Holländisch, Italienisch, Lateinisch, Ungarisch), das dem Benutzer 12 separate Wörterbücher ersetzte. Trotz positiver Aufnahme in der Presse blieb diese Idee auf die vorliegende Pierer-Auflage beschränkt und konnte sich längerfristig nicht durchsetzen. Die Ausgabe ist noch verschiedentlich anzutreffen, sehr selten aber in gutem Zustand erhältlich. Alle Bände in sehr gutem Zustand. Leder nicht berieben und ohne Aufhellungen, Gesamterscheinungsbild somit harmonisch. Ecken kaum bestoßen; ein Deckel am oberen Rand leicht angestoßen; Seiten frisch und fleckenfrei. Sehr schönes, sauberes Exemplar dieser aufwendig gestalteten Halbleder-Ausgabe mit nahezu perfekter Rückenansicht, wie es nur noch selten anzutreffen sein dürfte. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Pierer Lexikon Lexicon Universallexikon Konversationslexikon Konversations-Lexikon Conversationslexikon Conversations-Lexikon Encyklopädie Encyclopädie

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        [AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED BY SARAH PORTER, REGRETFULLY DECLINING A WEDDING INVITATION DUE TO PRESSING CONCERNS AT HER SCHOOL]

      Farmington, [Ct.], 1888. 3pp. Folded 4to sheet. Old fold lines. Near fine. 3pp. Folded 4to sheet. Letter written by Sarah Porter, founder of Miss Porter's School for Girls, to a friend (and possibly former student) regretfully declining an invitation to her wedding.  Miss Porter studied privately with Yale Professors. and her brother, Noah, later became President of Yale. She was an opponent of women's suffrage. She notes in this letter that affairs at the school will keep her far too busy to make the journey.  Sarah Porter (1813-1900) founded her school in Farmington in 1843, setting it up as an institution at which girls could receive a well-rounded academic education.  She writes, in part:   "My dear Mary,  I thank you heartily that you have desired me as one of your wedding guests and I should be very happy in being with you at this so happy moment of your life.  I could not easily under any circumstances easily leave school for so long a time as a journey to [Newton?] would require - but, now Mr. Brandt's wretched health renders him unable to teach, and his classes fall daily into my care, so that my place is daily here.  Your own and your brother's wedding at once will not only doubly crown the day, but give promise to multiplied successive anniversaries...."

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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED BY SARAH PORTER, REGRETFULLY DECLINING A WEDDING INVITATION DUE TO PRESSING CONCERNS AT HER SCHOOL]

      Farmington, [Ct.] 1888 - 3pp. Folded 4to sheet. Letter written by Sarah Porter, founder of Miss Porter's School for Girls, to a friend (and possibly former student) regretfully declining an invitation to her wedding. Miss Porter studied privately with Yale Professors. and her brother, Noah, later became President of Yale. She was an opponent of women's suffrage. She notes in this letter that affairs at the school will keep her far too busy to make the journey. Sarah Porter (1813-1900) founded her school in Farmington in 1843, setting it up as an institution at which girls could receive a well-rounded academic education. She writes, in part:"My dear Mary, I thank you heartily that you have desired me as one of your wedding guests and I should be very happy in being with you at this so happy moment of your life. I could not easily under any circumstances easily leave school for so long a time as a journey to [Newton?] would require - but, now Mr. Brandt's wretched health renders him unable to teach, and his classes fall daily into my care, so that my place is daily here. Your own and your brother's wedding at once will not only doubly crown the day, but give promise to multiplied successive anniversaries."

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        Gesamtansicht aus der Vogelschau mit den Farbwerken Meister Lucius & Brüning i.Vgr. ('Farbwerke vorm. Meister Lucius & Brüning. Hoechst a/Main').

      - Farblithographie v. Carl Wallau in Mainz, dat. 1888, 35 x 74,5

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        On the Rays of Electric Force" (Hertz) WITH "The General Solution of Maxwell's Electromagnetic Equations in a Homogeneous Isotropic Medium, especially in regard to the Derivation of special Solutions, and the Formulae for Plane Waves" (Heaviside) AND "On the Electromagnetic Effects due to the Motion of Electrification through a Dielectric" (Heaviside) in The London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science 27, 1889, pp. 289-298; pp. 29-50; pp. 324-339

      FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST ENGLISH TRANSLATION of Hertz's important paper "Ueber Strahlen elektrischer Kraft", or "On the Rays of Electric Force". In this famous paper, Hertz reported having polarized, diffracted and reflected electric waves and demonstrated interference, thus showing that they behave the same as light waves" (History of Physics: The Wenner Collection). "This translation of Hertz's paper describes the first detailed account of his classic experiments in the production, propagation, polarization, reflexion and refraction of radiowaves… From a scientific point of view, undeniable experimental evidence had been obtained for Maxwell's theory of electromagnetic radiation; but it was the technological ramifications, particularly in terms of radio communication, that were to be so important. Within the next decade the peoples of the world were to be linked by 'wireless' (Davis, Science in the Making, 273). "One can imagine Hertz's excitement as he first transmitted the waves - 'by making use of an open door' over a distance of 16 metres and then discovering that this transmission was unaffected when the door was closed! The wavelength of his rays was 66 cm and they had a frequency of about 10 to the ninth power per second. For such radiation roughly rectilinear propagation occurred, although the 'ray had no geometrically sharp limit'. It could be polarized by a grid of parallel copper wires 3 cm apart, and refracted by a giant prism made of hard pitch. "Hertz writes at the end of the paper: 'We have represented the phenomena investigated by us as rays of electric force. We may in conclusion perhaps regard them as light-rays of very great wave-length. To me at least the experiments described seem eminently fitted to remove all doubt as to the identity of light, radiant heat, and electrodynamic wave-motion'. And, prophetically: 'I believe that we shall now with more confidence avail ourselves of the advantages which the assumption of this identity offers, both in the domains of optics and of electricity" (Davis, Science in the Making, 273). ALSO INCLUDED IN THIS VOLUME: First edition of the second and third Heaviside papers using vector analysis on Maxwell's theory; the second paper also predicts what is now known as Cherenkov radiation, the emission of light by a charged particle passing through a transparent non-conducting liquid or solid material at a speed greater than the speed of light in that material. NOTE: Heaviside's first paper using vector analysis came out in 1888 and we offer it separately. CONDITION & DETAILS: London: Taylor & Francis. (8.5 x 5.5 inches; 213 x 138mm). Complete. [4], vii, [532], 4. Ten plates and in-text illustrations throughout. Ex-libris but bearing only a small stamp on the title page; there are no spine markings whatsoever. Bound in half calf over marbled paper; blind stamped at the edges; raised bands at the spine. The boards are holding but the lower quarter of the calf on the spine is missing (see scan). Worn gilt-lettered red and black morocco spine labels. Bright and clean throughout.

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        Une femme

      first edition of the second book of the author, one of 10 numbered copies on Holland paper, the only major paper.Binding half sheepskin chocolate brown with corners, back thinned with five nerves, gilded tail Date, a small black spot on head back, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, preserved covers, gilded head, ex Pesme -libris Gerard Baron of Saint-Genies pasted on a contreplat, contemporary binding.Page false as fully shaded. La librairie illustrée Paris 1888 11,5x18,5cm relié

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        Zosterops Brunneicauda, Salvad (Brown-tailed White-eye)

      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 magnificently hand-colored lithograph, "Zosterops Brunneicauda, Salvad", measures 21.5" x 14.75" and is in excellent condition. These birds, commonly called Brown-tailed White-eyes, are expertly hand-colored and finely detailed. These birds have vibrant yellow bodies with gray accents on their wings and tail-feathers and white eye circles. These small birds are shown perched on tree branches, with bird one having just caught a fly and the other watching.

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        Durch Central-Asien.

      Leipzig, Brockhaus, 1888. - Die Kirgisiensteppe - Russisch-Turkestan - Bochara - Chiwa - Das Turkmenenland und Persien. Mit Portrait, 1 gefaltete Karte, 18 Tafeln, 140 Textabbildungen, XI, 441 Seiten, Originalleinen, 26 x 19 cm, Gut erhalten. Heinrich Moser bereiste Asien aus Abenteuerlust. "Er war wissenschaftlich ungeschult. . Doch ist sein Buch reich an lebendig dargestellten Sittenbildern und auch wertvoll als Spiegel turkestanischer Verhältnisse, wie sie unmittelbar nach der russischen Okkupation herrschten." (Henze). Die Tafeln teils nach Photographien mit Ansichten, Porträts und Alltagsszenen.

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        Book of Mormon: An Account Written by the Hand of Mormon, upon Plates Taken from the Plates of Nephi

      Salt Lake City, UT: Juvenile Instructor Office, 1888. First Pulpit Edition.. Hardcover. 623pp. Quarto [25.5 cm] Volume has been rebound in black pebbled cloth with title gilt stamped on backstrip. Binding appears to be from the 1930's. Very good. Boards rubbed. Bookplate on front free endsheet. The so-called "pulpit" edition of the Book of Mormon, the only large-sized edition of the Book of Mormon issued in the 19th century. Flake/Draper 625

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        modetekeningen, fashion drawings 1920-1930 - John Guida.

      MODETEKENINGEN UIT HET INTERBELLUMTekeningen met gemengde techniek van de hand van ontwerper John Guida (1888-1951). Afm. (lijst) 55 x 75 cm.Mode kwam in de jaren 1920-1930 binnen handbereik van het grote publiek, men ging naar de bioscoop en zag films waar de nieuwste mode werd gedragen. Betoverd door het nieuwe en het modieuze wilden vrouwen diezelfde looks: kleding, haar en make-up. Na de rechte lijnen van de 1920er-jaren werd het deftiger, ladylike. Afgeronde bustes, getailleerde modellen en zachter en mooier haar omdat de manier van krullen verbeterde. Kleding was vrouwelijk: lieflijk en netjes overdag, ?s avonds glamorous.Modeontwerper Giovanni Guida verhuisde van platteland naar Rome in 1913, waar hij het jaar er op onder het pseudoniem John deel nam aan de Esposizione sulla Moda georganiseerd door de Circolo degli Artisti. Na de eerste wereldoorlog verbleef Guida een drietal jaren in Parijs om in de 1920er jaren naar Rome terug te keren. Daar werkte hij - vrijwel exclusief - voor de winkelketen Coen. Hij maakte er onder andere modeontwerpen bij de stoffen die in de winkels te koop waren. Het textielmuseum van de Fondazone Ratti te Como organiseerde een grote tentoonstelling over John Guida in 2012, waar 34 van zijn ontwerptekeningen werden getoond.Prijs: ?950,- (per stuk, incl. lijst).

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        The King of Folly Island

      Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1888. First Edition. Ex-library; with the usual attendant faults; bookplate; good. Presentation copy; inscribed by the author, “To Louise Imogen Guiney from Sarah O. Jewett (to remember Fifth of January 1889).”

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        Une femme

      - La librairie illustrée, Paris 1888, 11,5x18,5cm, relié. - Edizione originale del secondo libro dell'autore, una delle 10 copie numerate in Olanda, l'unica grande carta. Binding mezza pelle di pecora marrone cioccolato con angoli, torna diluito con cinque nervi, dorata coda Data, una piccola macchia nera sulla testa, piatti di carta marmorizzata, guardie e contreplats di carta fatta a mano, coperte conservati, testa dorata, ex Pesme -libris Gerard barone di Saint-Genies incollati su un contreplat, vincolante contemporaneo. Pagina falso come completamente ombreggiato. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale du deuxième ouvrage de l'auteur, un des 10 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, seuls grands papiers. Reliure en demi maroquin vert jauneà coins, dos à cinq nerfs, date dorée en queue, une petite tache noire en tête du dos, plats de papier à motifs floraux et moirés, gardes et contreplats de papier vert pâle, couvertures conservées, tête dorée, ex-libris de Gérard Pesme Baron de Saint-Genies encollé sur un contreplat, reliure signée de Thomas Boichot. Page de faux-titre intégralement ombrée. Bel exemplaire agréablement établi.  

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        Hillingdon Hall, or, The Cockney Squire, A Tale of Country Life

      London: John C. Nimmo, 1888. First Illustrated Edition. Hand colored frontispiece and 11 hand colored steel engraved plates by Wildrake, Heath and Jellicoe. 1 vols. 8vo. Original tan pictorial cloth, gilt, some fading to cover, else fine. First Illustrated Edition. Hand colored frontispiece and 11 hand colored steel engraved plates by Wildrake, Heath and Jellicoe. 1 vols. 8vo. First Illustrated Edition, Original Cloth.

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