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        Oeuvres de Fourier publiées par les soins de M. Gaston Darboux, sous les auspices du Ministère de l'Instruction Publique. Tome premier: Théorie analytique de la chaleur. [Tome second: Mémoires publiés dans Divers recueils]

      Gauthier-Villars et Fils, Paris 1888 - Demi toile de l'époque. Couvertures imprimeur d'origine conservées Deux volumes in quarto (264x210 mm), xxviii-563-(1 bl.) pages / frontispice, xii-(4)-636 pages La reliure, abîmée, a été recouverte d'un film transparent autocollant de protection. Première édition des oeuvres de Fourier. Le premier volume contient la Théorie analytique de la chaleur avec une page titre séparée (reproduction de l'édition de 1822). Le second volumes contients les différents articles de Fourier publiés dans les Mémoires de l'Académie, dans les Bulletins de la Société Philomatique et dans les Annales de chimie et de physique. Bibliotheca Mathematica [p. 118/119 : "The first volume contains Fourier's Théorie analytique de la chaleur with a separate title-page, reproducing that of the first edition of 1822 .The second volume contains Fourier's memoirs published in the Mémoires of the Academy, in the Bulletins de la Société philomatique and in the Annales de Chimie et de physique."] ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Contemporary half cloth. Original printed wrappers retained Two 4to (264x210 mm), xxviii-563-(1 bl.) pages / frontispice, xii-(4)-636 pages Sticky back plastic covering the binding (worn). First edition of the works of Fourier Bibliotheca Mathematica [p. 118/119 : "The first volume contains Fourier's Théorie analytique de la chaleur with a separate title-page, reproducing that of the first edition of 1822 .The second volume contains Fourier's memoirs published in the Mémoires of the Academy, in the Bulletins de la Société philomatique and in the Annales de Chimie et de physique."] In quarto / 4to 4144g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Emile Kerssemakers]
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        November Boughs

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

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        Die Orden und Ehrenzeichen der k. und k. oesterreichisch-ungarischen Monarchie. Mit historischer Einleitung und beschreibendem Texte, nach authentischen Quellen bearbeitet.

      Wien, Anton Schroll, 1888.. Royal quarto (34.5x27 cm). Pp. 32. Plus 12 chromolithographic plates, each with facing tissue-guard. Hardcover, bound in the original publisher's full cloth, front decorated in black, back decorated in blind, spine-ends trifle bumped, inner hinges slightly cracked; old institutional stamps and calligraphed shelf number to title-page, another stamp effaced with small repaired damage, stamp repeated at verso of each plate. In a very good condition, clean interior, fine plates. ~ First edition. Rare. Splendid plates with rich, dense colours and excellent gloss, beautifully heightened with gold. An authoritative manual on chromolithography in 1885 (Colour and Colour Printing, by W. D. Richmond) asserts the need for at least nine separate stones to achieve such richness, but in fact the number of stones used was often more than twenty. ~ Provenance: From the library of C. P. Mulder, renowned collector and international heraldry authority, with his charming armorial bookplate,"Nil Desperandum", to first free endpaper. For a complete catalogue of Mulder's library, from which we offer a considerable number of items, see: C. P. Mulder: "Catalogue of Works on Orders, Decorations and Medals in the Library of C. P. Mulder" (Rotterdam, 1988). See also: C. P. Mulder & A. A. Purves: "Bibliography of Orders and Decorations" (Copenhagen, 1999).

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        Eigenhändiger Brief mit Unterschrift. Ohne Ort und Jahr (1888).

      - 2 Seiten, auf Doppelblatt. Ca. 12,9 x 10,2 cm. Wohl an seinen Kopisten wegen der Stimmen zu seiner Symphonischen Dichtung "Psyche". ". Voici ma Psyche . Il faudra de suite autographier les choeurs en partition, car c'est la premiere chose dont on aura besoin. - il faudra les avoir pour mardi car on repete mercredi ." Nadellöcher am Kopf, letzte Seite mit alter Montagespur.

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        The Book Of The Grayling Being A Description Of The Fish, And The Art Of Angling For Him, As Practised Chiefly In The Midlands And The North Of England

      Goodall And Suddick, Leeds 1888 - 64 pages, 1 page advs, 3 hand coloured plates, 1 being of flies, 1 winter worming tackle, frontis of "an October grayling", contents clean no browning or chipping, large paper edition, original publishers binding, gilt quotation from Izaak Walton to upper board, light rubbing to base of spine, a vg+ copy. The large paper edition the frontis of the grayling is a single sheet not folded as in the standard edition.

      [Bookseller: Hereward Books]
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        The Eruption of Krakatoa and Subsequent Phenomena.

      London; Harrison and Sons, 1888. - FIRST EDITION. Quarto. [2], xvi, 494 pp. Double-page chromolithograph frontispiece with tissue guard, taken from 6 crayon sketches made on November 26th 1883 by Mr W Ashcroft of Chelsea depicting the changing colour of the sky in London at sunset. 443 numbered plates of which 21 fold-out, plus figures in text. Original maroon cloth with gilt titles to spine and blind borders and decoration to boards. Primrose yellow endpapers. Spine and part of upper board heavily sunned. Bumped to upper corners with associated minor creasing to textblock; edges rubbed. Upper joints starting and two splits to lower joint, one approx 1-inch and the other very minor. A little scattered foxing and toning. Report of the Krakatoa Committee of the Royal Society, recording the many effects of the violet eruption which peaked on 27th August 1883, killing more than 36,000 people and destroying most of the island and its archipelago. Seismic activity was reported for several months in one of the most destructive volcanic events in recorded history. Subsequent temperatures fell, weather patterns remained unsettled for several years with abnormally high rainfall in America, high winds, acid rain and spectacular sunsets as depicted in the frontispiece. This was naturally of great interest to the Royal Society and a Committee was formed to study the phenomenon and record the many reports received by them - this comprehensive work is the fruit of their labour. Scarce, especially so in the original publishers cloth. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: The Keel Row Bookshop Ltd ABA/ILAB/PBFA]
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        CALCOLO GEOMETRICO secondo l'Ausdehnunglehre di H Grassman, preceduto dalle operazioni della logica deduttiva

      Fratelli Bocca Editore, 1888. In 8_, leg. mz. marocchino, piatti marmorizzati, nervi e tit. in oro al dorso, pp. X+170 (2). Lievi abrasioni al dorso, e minime agli ang. , fioriture alle carte e ai tagli, ordinate annotazioni a margine a matita; ben conservato.

      [Bookseller: Invito alla Lettura]
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        Deer-Stalking.

      Chapman and Hall Ltd, 1888. - Hardback in Fine red quarter leather binding and marbled endpapers, four raised bands to spine, gilt titles & top edge gilt, significant foxing to first few pages (see pictures) and slight foxing to edge of text block, otherwise in Fine and bright condition. Limited First edition of 250, pp xvii, 308, sepia and b&w photography as well as pen and ink drawings. A classic guide to deer stalking. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 2.5KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS MAY BE REQUIRED. VERY SCARCE TITLE. Counter Shelf. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nouveaux Contes Cruels [ Edition originale ]

      1 vol. in-18 reliure postérieure demi-maroquin noir, couverture conservée, reliure signée de Franz, A la Librairie Illustrée, Paris, s.d. (1888), 150 pp. et 1 f. n. ch. (table) Bon état (petit frott. au dos en tête, bon exemplaire par ailleurs) Vicaire, VII, 1092 Français

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        The Spanish Main; or, Thirty Days on the Caribbean

      Buffalo, NY: The Courier Company, 1888. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine. The author's photographs, engraved by Miss Julia M. Hall. WARMLY INSCRIBED BY EDWARD T. HALL TO AUTHOR J.T. TROWBRIDGE on the front free endpaper. An exceptionally bright copy to boot of the 1888 1st edition. Tight and Near Fine in its dark-green cloth, with brilliant gilt-titling and design at the front panel and spine. Clean and very well-preserved. Octavo, "illustrations from the author's photographs, engraved by Miss Julia M. Hall.

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        Imagerie d'Epinal (Album Images) (complete stories, 60 sheets)

      Pellerin for Humoristic Publishing Co. Kansas City Mo. USA, 1888. New. Various. Rare and very collectable FULL set of 60 hand-colored sheets. This is a very rare full set of 60 full page stories by various French artists. Printed and hand-coloured in France for the Humoristic Co Kansas City Mo. Printed on one side only. Unbound copies. Some sets were bound but none are known to have all 60 sheets. Minor tears at page edges but complete without major damage. A rare and very collectable FULL set of 60. Format: early comic strip on single hand-coloured sheets. 60 pages. Full Colour illustrations. 12" x 16" (300mm x 400mm).

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        Signed Photo

      Russian-born American composer and lyricist (1888-1989), Berlin was a prolific writer of over 1500 songs, and over a dozen each Broadway musicals and film scores - including the famous song "God Bless America". Gorgeous signed photo, 8 x 10 inches, shown in front of the piano, inscribed. Stamped on verso by photographer Vandamm, New York. Photo has some tape residues on the back, it is otherwise in excellent condition.

      [Bookseller: Tamino Autographs]
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        Nuevo Plano de Montevideo con el Trazado de los Boulevards

      A rare late 19th century chromolithograph city plan of Montevideo, Uruguay, published by Jaume Petit, showing French architect Norbert Maillart's proposed urban renewal plan for the city with Boulevard del Norte and Boulevard del Sud highlighted in red, centered around Montevideo Bay, depicting the city in great detail from the barrio of Atahualpa in the north down to modern-day Playa Ramirez in the south and from Barrio Castelar to Victoria, divided into 18 sections with each block numbered and locations throughout the city identified. Mounted upon original linen and folded. 8vo. folded, approx. 25-1/2 by 29 inches. Original green cloth portfolio cover. Some minor staining to covers and verso of linen not affecting map. Montevideo (Lit. Italo-Oriental for O. Basigaluz) n.d. (circa 1888). At the time of publication of this map, the developed portions of the city of Montevideo were limited to those areas enclosed by Boulevard General Artigas, although the map does depict some communities and farmland outside of the city. The Boulevards del Norte and del Sud were proposed by Maillart in the style of the great European-style boulevards such as the Champs-Elysees. Latin America was enamored with French culture at the end of the 19th century, and similar urban renovation projects were being undertaken in several other major cities including Mexico City and Buenos Aires. Montevideo was in the midst of an economic boom, but shortly thereafter a global economic collapse hit Uruguay, and particularly Montevideo, especially hard, and all plans for urban and civic development were halted. The Boulevard del Norte and Boulevard del Sud were never constructed, making this map a particularly rare example; as of November 2017, WorldCat does not show any listings for this title.

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        Lutherspiel zu Calbe a. / S. am 29. September, 2., 4. und 6. März 1888. Bilder aus Luthers Leben. Photographienalbum mit 5 Original-Photographien und handgemaltem Buchschmuck.

      Calbe (Saale), 1888. - 4to quer, (ca. 26,5x32,5 cm), 5 Albumin-Abzüge auf schwere Kartontafeln motntiert, verso farbig handgemalter Buchschmuck und kalligraphischer Text.Ganzledereinband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Einbandtitel auf aufmontiertem reich ornamental verziertem Lederschnitt-Mittelfeld. Äußerst dekorativ und aufwendig gestaltetes Erinnerungs-Photoalbum eines Schauspielers über Luthers Leben, das 1888 in Calbe (Sachsen-Anhalt) aufgeführt wurde. Mit reich verziertem und aquarelliertem Buchschmuck, die verschiedenen Stationen Luthers darstellend, darunter in Gedichtform und ansprechender Kalligraphie teils in farbiger Tinte die photographischen Szenen beschreibend. Lediglich das 5. Blatt fragmentarisch vorhanden, ohne Text. Die Photos zeigen (Albuminabzüge) die Darsteller bei einer Aufführung in historischen Kostümen. Je unter Passepartout montiert. Der Text wurde von einem P. Hansen signiert, datiert 1890). Der Einband leicht berieben, Schließe fehlend, die Tafelränder leichter braunfleckig, die Abzüge etwas gebräunt. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The ABC of Electricity.

      New York: Frank F. Lovell & Company, 1888 - Octavo. Original red cloth, title stamped in black to front cover. Front joint just coming away from top of text block but still firm, extremities a little worn, a few pale and dark marks to covers, pencil marginalia diagrams on p. 77. A very good copy. First edition, with a very early inscription by Thomas Edison on front free endpaper "Mr D. S. Hardin, With the compliments of Edison Lamp Co." Meadowcroft became the secretary of Thomas Edison in 1910, a position that he held until Edison's death in 1931. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Ot Kiakhty na Istoki Zheltoi Reki, Issledovanie Severnoi Okrainy Tibeta i Put' cherez Lob-Nor po Basseinu Tarima. Chetvertoe Puteshestvie v Tsentralnoi Azii

      St. Petersburg: V.S. Balashev for the Imperial Russian Geographical Society,, 1888. [From Kyackta to the Sources of the Yellow River, Exploration of the Northern Frontier of Tibet and the Route through Lop Nor along the basin of the Tarim. The Fourth Experdition in the Central Asia]. Large octavo (273 × 197 mm). Contemporary dark green morocco-textured roan, matching cloth boards, title gilt direct to the spine, white moiré endpapers. 29 tissue-guarded photogravure plates and three folding colour lithographed maps at rear. Lightly restored on the spine and at the corners, slight spotting to the boards, contemporary ownership inscriptions in purple ink to the front free endpaper and title page, light browning, overall very good. First edition of the official account of Przhevalsky's fourth exploratory expedition into Central Asia, which set out from Kyakhta in Siberia in 1883 and "is often regarded as the most geographically significant" of his expeditions (Howgego). The party consisting of Przhevalsky, Lt. Roborovsky, Petr Kozlov and sixteen soldiers and Cossacks crossed the Gobi Desert to the eastern Tian Shan Mountains and Qinghai (Kokonor) Lake, turning back at the headwaters of the Yangtze River. The expedition then moved westwards to the "Wandering Lake" of Lop Nur, Hotan and lake Issyk Kul. The handsomely produced for the Imperial Russian Geographical Society the volume offers a highly detailed description accompanied by excellent photogravure plates, together with three maps showing the route of this fourth expedition as well as of the previous three. "Przhevalsky's expeditions, which preceded those of Sven Hedin and the host of later Europeans, had for the first time since Marco Polo and his successors defined the basic geography of Central Asia. It had visited places known only by rumour or report and had returned with a mass of meteorological, scientific and biological data. Przevalsky was honoured by Tsar Alexander III with promotion to major-general. He had discovered the wild population of Bactrian camels as well as what became known as Przhewalski's horse and Przhevalski's gazelle".

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        The King of Folly Island and Other People [INSCRIBED]

      INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR:"L.L.D. with dear love from S.O.J."Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1888Email baileybooksinfo@gmail.com for a technical description and photos. Response within 24 hours. We provide swift and professional service.

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        Ot Kiakhty na Istoki Zheltoi Reki, Issledovanie Severnoi Okrainy Tibeta i Put' cherez Lob-Nor po Basseinu Tarima. Chetvertoe Puteshestvie v Tsentralnoi Azii [From Kyackta to the Sources of the Yellow River, Exploration of the Northern Frontier of Tibet and the Route through Lop Nor along the basin of the Tarim. The Fourth Experdition in the Central Asia].

      St. Petersburg: V.S. Balashev for the Imperial Russian Geographical Society, 1888 - Large octavo (273 × 197 mm). Contemporary dark green morocco-textured roan, matching cloth boards, title gilt direct to the spine, white moiré endpapers. Lightly restored on the spine and at the corners, slight spotting to the boards, contemporary ownership inscriptions in purple ink to the front free endpaper and title page, light browning, overall very good. 29 tissue-guarded photogravure plates and three folding colour lithographed maps at rear. First edition of the official account of Przhevalsky's fourth exploratory expedition into Central Asia, which set out from Kyakhta in Siberia in 1883 and "is often regarded as the most geographically significant" of his expeditions (Howgego). The party consisting of Przhevalsky, Lt. Roborovsky, Petr Kozlov and sixteen soldiers and Cossacks crossed the Gobi Desert to the eastern Tian Shan Mountains and Qinghai (Kokonor) Lake, turning back at the headwaters of the Yangtze River. The expedition then moved westwards to the "Wandering Lake" of Lop Nur, Hotan and lake Issyk Kul. The handsomely produced for the Imperial Russian Geographical Society the volume offers a highly detailed description accompanied by excellent photogravure plates, together with three maps showing the route of this fourth expedition as well as of the previous three. "Przhevalsky's expeditions, which preceded those of Sven Hedin and the host of later Europeans, had for the first time since Marco Polo and his successors defined the basic geography of Central Asia. It had visited places known only by rumour or report and had returned with a mass of meteorological, scientific and biological data. Przevalsky was honoured by Tsar Alexander III with promotion to major-general. He had discovered the wild population of Bactrian camels as well as what became known as Przhewalski's horse and Przhevalski's gazelle". Howgego IV, P58; Yakushi P127 for the first German edition, In das Land der Wilden Kamele (1954), and the Japanese edition of 1967. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Die Krippe - Ein Bilderbuch zum Aufstellen 1888 Klappbilderbuch

      Esslingen, Schreiber, J.F., um, 1888. 3 Klappseiten 34,5 x 28 cm, Farbig illustrierter Originalhalbleinwandband mit montiertem Titelblatt ( die Ecken bestoßen) sehr schön ausstaffierte Krippenszene m. zahlr. Figuren auf 4 hintereinander angeordneten Ebenen. Gestalt. von P.H.Wagner. Papierkrippe, Klappbilderbuch ( ausgefaltet ca. 34 x 60 x 24 cm ). Im Mittelfeld die Heilige Familie mit den Hirten und Esel u. Schafen. Die beiden Seitenteile perspektivisch angeschrägt, linker Seitenflügel lose dabei, die Papplaschen einiger Figuren gelöst, teilweise geringe Einrisse, insgesammt ein schönes farbfrisches Exemplar was vom Fachmann mit geringem Aufwand noch restauriert werden könnte. Weitere Bilder gerne auf Anfrage Versand D: 7,40 EUR

      [Bookseller: Allgäuer Online Antiquariat]
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        DE TIB.CLAUDI DONATI IN AENEIDA COMMENTARIO DISSERTATIO INAUGURALIS QUAM AMPLISSIMI PHILOSOPHORUM IENENSIUM ORDINIS

      TYPIS G.NEUENHAHNI, IENAE 1888 - LATINO Copertina morbida, ingiallita ai bordi, con traccia di umidità e con piccoli strappetti ai bordi posteriori, pagine leggermente ed uniformemente brunite causa tempo, alcune libere dalla legatura

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        Madame Chrysanthème dessins et aquarelles de Rossi et Myrbach, gravures de Guillaume frères.

      Paris, Calmann Lévy, 1888, in 8°, de 4ff. 328pp. 2ff., ill. de nbr. dessins de Rossi et Myrbach dont certains en couleur, pl. veau glacé époque, plats orné d'un motif floral ciselé en relief et peint en différents tons, t. dor., large encadrement de dentelle int., gardes en soie avec motif oriental fleuri en vert sur fond noir, couv. ill. coul. cons., Bel exemplaire auquel est joint un billet autographe de la main de Pierre Loti signé de ses initiales P.L. : " éveillé par un cri de corbeau, je me suis tourné vers le ciel, mais sans apercevoir le triste chanteur, et la lune seule m'est apparue. " Edition originale et première édition illustrée. ¶ Vicaire V.406. Recherché.

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        Gesammelte Schriften und Dichtungen. Sechster Band.

      Leipzig. Verlag von E. W. Fritzsch. 1888. zweite Auflage. Ohlwd. mit Rückentitel. kl. 8°. 283 S. einige Farbanstreichungen. leicht braunfleckig. gutes Ex. Inhalt: Der Ring des Nibelungen. Epilogischer Bericht. u.a.m.in deutscher Sprache Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        Pen and Pencil Sketches on the Game of Golf

      Andrew Eliot, [Edinburgh] 1888 - First edition. Drawings by John Smart. 12mo. [40]pp. Illustrated. Original stitched illustrated wrappers. Spine professionally reinforced, chipping at the corners of the wrappers, some foxing on wrappers and first and last leaf, a good and sound copy. Donovan and Murdoch 540 (listing only the later 1893 edition). A rebacked copy sold at auction in 2010 for $10,800. OCLC locates no copies. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Wessex Tales

      London: Macmillan & Co.,, 1888. Strange, Lively and Commonplace. 2 volumes, octavo (181 x 120 mm). Contemporary red half morocco, gilt decoration to spines, covers ruled in gilt, marbled sides and endpapers, top edges trimmed, others uncut. Bookplate of Christopher Clark Geest to front pastedowns. A little wear to tips, touch of rubbing to extremities, couple of small ink splashes to fore edges, text unaffected. An excellent copy. First edition in book form. An attractively bound copy of this collection of five stories, which were previously published in serial form.

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        Wessex Tales Strange, Lively and Commonplace Two Volumes RARE FIRST EDITION Bound by ROOT & SON

      London, Macmillan & Co., 1888 first edition. Two volumes. Size approx 7 x 5 inches. Quarter bound in maroon morocco leather to spines and corners, light marooon cloth boards. Raised banding, gilt lettering and decorations to spines. Gilt decorative edging to leather on boards. Marbled endpapers, top page edges gilt. In very good conditions. Corners slightly bumped and nicked, edges of spines rubbed and chipped at top end of vol.1. Front hinges slightly cracked. A couple of very minor marks to boards else cloth overall very clean and sound. Both endpapers have owners labels "Mary Landon Baker", also with original binders stamps to corners "Bound by Root & Son." Text clean and bright, pages all very clean ands tight throughout. An excellent copy of this most scarce and elusive First Edition. 247 + 212pp. The First Edition. One of 750 copies printed, of which only 634 were bound to comprise the First Edition. All Points of Issue present in this copy as per Purdy-p.58; Sadleir-1119.

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        Souvenir of San Franzisco Cal.

      Artist: Heininger CP (d) ; issued in: San Franzisco; date: (d)1888 - - technic: Chromo Lithography; - colorit:; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 19,5 x 14,5; - description: Depiction of the city of San Franzisco with 1 total view and 73 partly views on 23 pages.With extra booklet a retroperspective of the city in engish language

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        A History of the Birds of New Zealand (Volume II ONLY of Two Volume Set)

      London: Self Published, 1888 359 pages, plus 25 of 26 plates, 23 of which are hand colored after John G. Keulemans. All edges are gilded and plates are tissue guarded. Covers are worn, and top board is detached. Spine covers are deteriorated. Light to moderate foxing on first and last few leaves. Lacking plate XXV (New-Zealand Dottrel / Banded Dottrel). Tissue guards are torn, but mostly in place. Plates are just a little darkened along edges, though are otherwise bright, clean, and intact. Due to size and weight, additional charges will apply for Priority and/or International shipping. . Second Edition. Cloth - Hard Cover. Fair/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by John J. Keulemans. sm folio.

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        NOVEMBER BOUGHS [signed by J.H. Johnston]

      Philadelphia: David McKay, 1888. [no edition stated]. Octavo (9.75x6.5x0.75"), G/no dj, dark green spine w/ gilt text. Signed/inscribed by J. H. Johnston to Herbert N. Casson (presumably the noted journalist); John H. Johnston was a New York jeweler who was a friend and benefactor of Whitman in the last 15 years of Whitman's life. Book is shelfworn; boards rubbed w/ bumping/cloth-fraying at corners & spine ends; long 0.5" scuff to rear board. Water-wrinkling/staining to 3.5x2.5" spot on rear board, and along top 1.5" of front board & text block. Front hinge cracked & rear hinge starting. Text block age-toned w/ minor foxing to endpapers, first & last several pgs, and text block edges; 1.5" tear to front endpaper. Inscription reads, "Herbert N. Casson/with best wishes/of his/loving Camarade [?]/J. H. Johnston/1905" Consignment - WH. Shelved in Case 2. Dupont.

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        Russland.

      Leipzig, Baedeker. 1888 - 2. Aufl. L, 442 S. Mit 9 Karten u. 15 Plänen. OLn. (winziges Fleckchen auf dem VDeckel). Hinrichsen D 458.- Zweite erweiterte und um ein Kapitel Süd-Russland erweiterte Auflage.- Vorsatz mit hs. Besitzeintrag, sonst schönes außerordentlich gut erhaltenes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nos poètes

      A. Dupret, Paris 1888, 12x19cm, broché. - A. Dupret, Paris 1888, 12x19cm, broché. - Prima edizione, di cui non si fa menzione dei principali giornali. Autografo prezioso e raro firmato dal Gyp autore, la contessa de Martel. Un piccolo strappo angolare senza perdere la parte superiore della prima guardia, bella copia. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale dont il n'est pas fait mention de grands papiers. Précieux et rare envoi autographe signé de Jules Tellier à Gyp, comtesse de Martel. Une infime déchirure angulaire sans manque en tête de la première garde, agréable exemplaire.

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        THE PROMETHEUS BOUND

      BOSTON: JOHN ALLYN, 1888. IVED. RILEGATO. BUONO. 13 18. USATO

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        Manuscript Diaries of Marguerite Lloyd, daughter of Major Harlan Page Lloyd, of Cincinnati, Ohio, law partner of Alfonso Taft and his son, President William Howard Taft, 1888-1901

      10 diaries, 3280 manuscript pages, plus an additional 141 manuscript pages of memoranda, notes, cash accounts, and addresses, includes diaries for the years 1888-1890, 1892, 1894-1896, 1899-1901; five volumes are bound in leather, four volumes bound in cloth, one volume half leather, marbled paper covered boards with rear board and spine nearly detached, other volumes are in good sound condition. Manuscript diaries kept by Marguerite Lloyd, daughter of prominent Cincinnati lawyer, Harlan Page Lloyd. Marguerite's diaries document the life of a well to do young woman, she attends school, social functions. Marguerite does not do chores or housework. The diaries cover the years 1888 through 1901, during which time Marguerite was living with her parents in Cincinnati up until her first marriage in July of 1896. She then lived with her in-laws after her husband's untimely death, the same day they were wed. She then married a second time in 1899 and moved with her new husband to Glen Ridge, New Jersey. The diaries cover the periods of both marriages and the death of her first husband. Marguerite Lloyd (1873-1941) Marguerite Lloyd was born at Cincinnati, Ohio, 26 April 1873. She was the daughter of Major Harlan Page Lloyd (1838-1913) and Harriet Raymond (-1890). Marguerite's mother was the daughter of John H. Raymond, LL.D., who was one of the organizers, and a president, of Vassar College. Marguerite's father, Harlan, was born in Angelica, Allegheny County, New York. He graduated Hamilton College in 1856 and was admitted to the New York Bar at Albany in 1861. Harlan Page Lloyd began his military career as a private in the 24th New York Light Artillery on August 30, 1862. Military life suited him well and he rose up through the ranks to sergeant in November 1862, 1st sergeant in January 1863, and was discharged for a promotion to 1st lieutenant of the 22nd New York Cavalry in February 1864. With the 22nd, he fought hard with his men at Spotsylvania and Cold Harbor, and earned his final promotion to captain in December 1864. While campaigning with Sheridan and acting as an aide to Custer during the Shenandoah Campaign, he was wounded in the lung. Determined to finish his service towards the end of the war, he continued to fight until he mustered out with his men at Winchester, Virginia on August 1, 1865. At one time he was promoted to major but there are no records of the promotion. After the war, Harlan Page Lloyd formed a legal practice in Cincinnati in partnership with Alphonso Taft, the father of President William Howard Taft. The firm was called Taft & Lloyd. In January 1883 the future President William Howard Taft became a partner with Marguerite's father under the firm name of Lloyd & Taft. Lloyd was the only law partner that the future president ever had. The firm lasted for several years, breaking up in March of 1887 when Taft was appointed by Ohio Governor Joseph B. Foraker to the position of judge of the Superior Court of Cincinnati.Major Lloyd married Marguerite's mother in Poughkeepsie, New York in June 1869. Together Major Lloyd and his wife had at least two children: Raymond and Marguerite Lloyd.Marguerite is found living on Southern Avenue in Cincinnati in the 1880 Census, which matches the inscription inside her 1889 Diary. Besides her parents and her brother Raymond, the family also had two live in servants. The diary for 1888 contains entries showing that Marguerite attended the Ogontz School for Young Ladies, an elite and prestigious school in Philadelphia that operated for a century, from 1850-1950. Marguerite Lloyd became engaged to broker Howard Robinson Benedict of New York City in March 1896. The couple was to be married in November of the same year. However, on July 1st Benedict contracted pneumonia and about July 18th he came down with peritonitis and blood poisoning. Knowing he would not live long, he asked Marguerite to marry him immediately on his death bed, which she did. They married at 10:30 A.M. on July 21st and by 6:20 P.M. he was dead. Benedict lived in New York City at 14 East Seventeenth Street. The couple was married in the presence of Benedict's brother, James H. Benedict, Jr., and Benedict's sister-in-law, Mrs. LeGrand L. Benedict. His burial was put off until his parents could return from Europe.Howard Benedict was the son of James H. Benedict, whose brother, the banker and yachtsman Elias Cornelius Benedict (1834-1920), was a good friend of President Grover Cleveland (1837-1908). It was on E.C. Benedict's yacht, the Oneida, that Cleveland had his secret surgery to remove a cancerous growth from his jaw in 1893. One of E.C. Benedict's sons, Frederick Hart Benedict, married the daughter of Standard Oil founder and Florida developer Henry Morrison Flagler (1830-1913). James H. Benedict and his brother E.C. were in business together for many years. In 1888, Howard R. Benedict formed a broker's partnership with his brother James, Jr., and they went into business at 48 Exchange Place. LeGrand was admitted to the firm in 1893.Marguerite married a second time on 18 October 1899 to Rufus B. Cowing, Jr. Cowing was born 12 December 1869, in New York City. He was an attorney. The couple is later found living in Glen Ridge, New Jersey in the 1910 Social Register. She and her husband were still living there in the 1930 Census. Cowing's father, of the same name, was a Judge of the Sessions Court in New York. Marguerite and Rufus had at least two children together: Dorothy Benedict Cowing born on 7 August 1900 and Rufus Balch Cowing, born about 1903. Marguerite Lloyd Cowing died in 1941. She was buried in Rosedale Cemetery, in Orange, Essex County, New Jersey. Description of the Diaries: The 1888 diary contains entries dated September to December, when she was attending the prestigious women's school in Philadelphia the "Ogontz School for Young Ladies." The entries mention some of the early teachers and principals of the school, such as Harriett A. Dillaye, Frances E. Bennett, and Sylvia Eastman. Marguerite discusses her classmates, their activities, the lectures (topics and the speakers) they attend, visits to Philadelphia to go shopping, or walks over to Shoemaker Town (in Cheltenham Township near Ogontz) just outside of Philadelphia, where they go to buy fruit. In 1889, Marguerite was still attending the Ogontz School and after Christmas break (1888) she takes a train back to Philadelphia from Cincinnati to begin school again. She finishes the spring semester, goes home to visit family during the summer and returns to Ogontz in the fall for school. The 1890 diary begins in January when she returns to school at Ogontz, she remains at school until April when she is called home due to her mother's illness. Her mother never recovered and died on April 30th. After the funeral, Marguerite stays in Cincinnati until late May when she returns to Ogontz to pack her things, and return home to Cincinnati to be with her father. She and her father, take a train to New York City, stopping at various places to visit family and friends, finally arriving at New York City where they take a steamer to Liverpool, England and vacation in Europe for an extended stay, visiting England, Scotland, Holland, Germany, France, Italy, Luxemburg, before heading back to England, and then home to Cincinnati in the fall. Marguerite apparently does not return to school at Ogontz, she stays at home and helps care for her father, who is now alone. Raymond, her brother was attending Yale University, which is where the 1890 diary ends. Rather than attend school; she takes some private lessons in music, French, and studies English literature on her own. The next diary is for the year 1892. In the summer she makes a trip east to New York, then later in November, Marguerite goes to Europe again, this time staying in Germany for an extended period, where she studies piano and voice in Dresden. Much of the diary, before her travels to Europe, is taken up with everyday activities in Cincinnati, spending time with friends, family, taking lessons, etc. The 1894 diary finds her traveling to New York, and then up to New Haven, to visit her brother who apparently appears was still studying at Yale. She joins her father in New York, who was already east on business. The entries reveal much about her life in Cincinnati, her friends, family, studying French, music, lectures, etc. She also makes another trip to Europe, returning to Germany in the early summer, and remains from late June to October in Europe (also visited England again). She traveled with her father and a woman she calls "mother," although her biological mother died in 1890. This was perhaps a grandmother, or second wife of her father? Not clear. In April of 1894 her diary notes for the first time a "Mr. Benedict, a young lawyer"who later became Marguerite's first husband. Marguerite's 1895 diary begins to mention Howard R. Benedict, her future 1st husband, more often as they begin to spend more time together when she is in New York. Marguerite traveled there at least once a year, sometimes more. She goes east again in February to New York City and the Philadelphia areas. She made another trip in the summer to upstate New York and New York City, both times spending more time with Benedict. There are many entries on her everyday activities while at home and while traveling The 1896 diary begins with Marguerite and Benedict spending New Year's Day together. In the spring she makes a trip to Baltimore to visit a friend and to Washington, D.C.to visit her aunt and uncle. Marguerite marries Howard R. Benedict on his deathbed in July. Marguerite receives a diamond engagement ring from Benedict in January and the plan was to marry in November, but when Benedict became ill in early July and his doctors told him he would not live, he sent for Marguerite, who was still in Washington, and they were married on the morning of July 21st. Benedict died later that evening. Marguerite fell into a depression, speaking of feeling "blue" several times. She remained in New York with the Benedict family and also spends time with her aunt and uncle in Washington. She returned to Cincinnati at the end of the year for the holidays. There are no diaries for 1897 and 1898, but there is one for 1899. Approximately three years after her husband's untimely death, in January 1899 Rufus B. Cowing's name is first mentioned. Rufus and Marguerite strike up a relationship and in October they marry. An entry in November states it was the couple's anniversary, so perhaps they likely met in November of 1898. There is much in the diary concerning her daily life, as a newly married couple, something she never experienced in her first marriage. She remains in the New York area, and eventually the couple moved to Glen Ridge New Jersey. The 1900 diary notes the birth of Marguerite's daughter Dorothy Benedict Cowing, born on 7 August 1900 at 5:15 p.m. The diary entries describe her life as a newlywed and a new mother. The 1901 diary continues regularly until about September and from September to December there are not many entries. Marguerite is now married and the mother of a daughter. Overall, the entries in Marguerite's ten diaries provide insight into the life a woman born into a wealthy and prominent family, one which allowed her to study and travel abroad. Her life was freed from the type of cares and menial labors of most women of her time, there was no housekeeping or chores to do, her family had servants to take care of those matters. She was a woman with an intellectual curiosity, who studied languages, literature, and music, and was prominent in the social circles of Cincinnati, with an extensive circle of family and friends in New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.

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        Adolf Oberländer: Der Poet im Cafe (Originalzeichnung)

      1888 - Feder in Tusche auf Papier. 19,5 x 15,5 cm. Rechts unten signiert. Veröffentlicht: Fliegende Blätter. Jahrgang 1888, Band 89, Heft 2249, Seite 88. Text: Dichterisch beanlagter Jüngling (sehnsüchtig): „Könnt‘ ich Löwenmähnen schütteln!“ .Erfüllung wird ihm nach einem Jahre als Lehrling in einem Pelzwaarengeschäft. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        On the Origin of Species by means of natural selection, or, The preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life. 6th edn, with additions & corrections to 1872. 33rd thousand.

      John Murray. 1888 Half title, folding plate, 32pp cata. (July 1887); some very light foxing in cata. & following e.ps. Orig. green cloth, spine lettered in gilt. A v.g. bright copy.Freeman 423; Kohler 347.

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        Die Loango-Expedition. Dritte Abtheilung, erste und zweite Hälfte. (In einem Band).

      - Erste Hälfte: Mit vielen Abbildungen und einer farblithographischen Faltkarte, Leipzig, Verlag Eduard Baldamus, 1888, (3 Blätter), 316 Seiten, 28x19, Privat-Halbleinenband mit Rückenschild, durchgehend wasserwellig, stellenweise wasserfleckig, Gebrauchs- und Alterungsspuren, zweite Hälfte: Volkskunde von Loango. (= Schlußband). Mit vielen Abbildungen, Stuttgart, Strecker & Schröder, 1907, (4 Blätter), 503 Seiten, durchgehend wasserwellig, stellenweise wasserfleckig, Gebrauchs- und Alterungsspuren, 2 Teile in einem Band,

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        In and Out Of Rebel Prisons

      New York: R. J. Oliphant job printer, bookbinder and station Er, 1888. Copyright date 1888, first edition, first printing. This antique American Civil War captivity memoir includes numerous plates with illustrations of Cooper's experiences as a prisoner of the Confederacy, including an engraved frontispiece of Cooper.The front cover has gold gilt lettering and nicely framed designs. A signature on the back inside cover of Capt. Henry Schulter, 43rd New York dated 1889 was a prisnor of war listed on page 328. This volume shows nicely with mild signs of age and wear. . First Edition. Hardcover. very good Plus/No Jacket. 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. scarce Nonfiction.

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        Young Mistly

      London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1888, 1888. First edition. Sadleir 1734; Wolff 4779. Cloth a little rubbed and worn; very good copy.. 2 vols, 8vo, original dark blue cloth, gilt lettering. Scott's scarce first book, written anonymously, after which he adapted his pseudonym H. S. Merriman and went on to become one of the most successful novelists of the late Victorian era.

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        Wessex Tales: Strange, Lively, and Commonplace

      1888 - 2 volumes. First edition. 8vo., a fine copy in original green cloth, backstrips lettered in gilt, pale green banding to backstrips and front covers, bookplates. London, Macmillan. A presentable set, in the original bindings, although volume two has been recased with new endpapers: it is quite neatly done and presents well on the shelf, but it opensrather stiffly. Volume one a little tilted, and with some minor wear to the edges of the binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Beiträge zur Ethnographie und Anthropologie der Somal, Galla und Harari.

      Verlag E. Baldamus, Leipzig, 1888. - Zweite Ausgabe. Mit 40 Tafeln mit fotogr. Abb. auf starkem Karton, einer farbigen lithogr. Karte sowie einigen Textabbildungen. Original-Halbleinen-Band mit aufgezogenem Original-Broschurtitel. 4 Bl., 106 S. plus unpag. Tafelteil Folio-Format (38x31cm). Umschlag fleckig und teils angeschmutzt, berieben und bestoßen, Kapitale etwas gefranst, vorderes Rückengelenk auf ca. 5cm gebrochen; Exlibris auf Vorsatz, jeweils ein Stempel auf Vorsatz und Titel; die vorderen Seiten, einige Tafeln sowie einige der vorliegenden Seidenblätter etwas stockfleckig. Noch guter Zustand, vollständig und weitestgehend sauber. Sowohl auf dem Deckeltitel als auch auf dem Titelblatt ist in der obersten Zeile vorangestellt: 'DR.D.KAMMEL VON HARDEGGERS EXPEDITION IN OST-AFRIKA'. Zusammen mit diesem seinem Freund organisierte Paulitschke diese in vielerlei Hinsicht (ethnologisch/ anthropologisch/ sprachwissenschaftlich/ geographisch.) bahnbrechende Expedition (1885) , deren Ergebnisse zum großen Teil in dieses extrem seltene Werk eingeflossen sind (Henze, IV, S. 39/40/41 ). Beeindruckend der Foto-Tafelteil mit 40 großformatigen, frühen ethnologischen Fotografien. --- Diese zweite Ausgabe von 1888 entspricht vollständig der Erstausgabe. Sehr selten.

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        Egypt: Descriptive, Historical, and Picturesque.

      Cassell and Company, Limited, New York, London, Paris & Melbourne 1888 - No date, c. 1884. 2 volumes. Folio. Pp. xxiv, 314; xxii, 388. Publisher's pictorial brown cloth stamped in black and blocked in gilt. Bevelled boards, gilt edges, reinforced cloth hinges and thick endpapers. With the half-titles, tissue guarded frontis illustrations and the title pages printed in red and black. Hundreds of b/w illustrations, some full page, many half page or in-text. Board corners with light wear and some rubbing to the cloth at the edges but overall a very well-preserved copy of this large illustrated work on Egypt. Translated from the Original German by Clara Bell. With an introduction and notes by S. Birch. A very attractive set in the original illustrated cloth binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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