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        Slave Trade. No. 1 (1888). Correspondence relative to the Slave Trade: 1887. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by command of Her Majesty. June 1888. [C.-5428]. London, printed for Her Majesty's Stationery Office, by Harrison and Sons, 1888.

      1888. Folio. X, 233, (1) pp. Top edge gilt. Sewn, with remains of former spine. Rare British parliamentary papers and correspondence with local agents and officers on the slave trade, including British Navy operations off the coast of Oman and concerning the Hejaz, Jeddah, and the Red Sea, frequently in connection with returning Hajj pilgrims. Relevant correspondence is to be found under the headings "Africa (East Coast) and Arabia" (pp. 16-98); "Egypt" (pp. 107-139; includes much on the trade in the Red Sea region); & "Turkey" (pp. 178-231).

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        PARIS-CROQUIS. Première année du N°1 du 6 octobre 1888 au N°6 du 20 décembre 1888. Deuxième année N°1 du 5 janvier 1889 au N°22 du 20 juillet 1889. 28 numéros, COLLECTION COMPLETE.

      Au Siège Paris 1888-1889 Collection complète des 28 numéros de cette élégante revue de format in-4 ( 280 X 225 mm ) en fascicules brochés sous portefeuille demi-percaline bronze à coins, fermeture à rubans. Chaque fascicule est sous couverture illustrée généralement en couleurs de Henri BOUTET et possède en hors-texte une pointe-sèche originale de Henri BOUTET. Très belle série en parfait état. Condition rare. D'autres photos sur

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      1888. A Tale of the Two Roses. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1888. 8 pp undated ads. Original printed yellow wrappers. First Edition, published about six weeks before the London edition. Unlike the English one, the American edition is illustrated; it was also issued, at a higher price, in red cloth (no precedence). Stevenson wrote this entire novel in the Spring of 1883, for serial appearance in "Young Folks" (where TREASURE ISLAND had then just appeared). He wrote not only rapidly but also carelessly: proofreaders had to alert him to inconsistencies in his plot and characters. Stevenson derided the work as "tushery"; neither he nor his British publisher considered it worth publishing in book form. However, in 1887 the American publisher McClure sought it out for American serialization, which in turn prompted Scribner's to publish it, and then Cassell in London.~This is a good-to-very good copy, which for these fragile wrappers is quite collectible condition (some edge-wear, mainly at the foot of the spine and at a rear fore-corner). In our experience the American edition is scarcer than the English one, even on this side of the Atlantic -- especially in the yellow wrapper binding. Beinecke 480; Princeton 40 (copy 3).

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        The Journal of Indian Art, Vol. 2, Nos. 17-24

      London: W. Griggs, 1888. Hardbound. Contents are VG or better, Front cover is stained, defective and warped, but could be restored by a skilled binder, minor wrinkling to first few sheets at top only. There is light off-setting from each colored plate onto the facing page (usually a blank page, so no text is marred). The volume is ex-library from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, with a stamp on the title page, a sticker on the back free end paper, and the remnant of a pocket inside the back cover. In addition, each color plate is library-stamped on the reverse. A personal bookplate of William Sturgis Bigelow, Boston surgeon and collector of Asian (especially Japanese) art. He donated his entire collection of 25,000 works of art to the MFA. The front hinge, although sturdy, is beginning to separate. There is a 4-inch vertical tear to one page, close to the hinge. No plates have tissue guards, but there is a loose tissue guard with bw illustration laid in at a random place (VG condition; could be framed). The contents are bound consecutively but without original covers, as various "chapters" of a book. The original paper covers are bound together, in order, at the back of the volume.. Green gilt embossed publisher's cloth. Unpaginated, and filled with over 100 breathtaking colored chromolithographs and other two-tone plates and images. The book contains 45 single color plates, almost all with multiple (2 or 3) images on each plate. There also are 3 double-page plates, so the total number of color IMAGES is about 130. The majority of the illustrations are bw or sepia duotone. A bit heavy at 6 pounds and will require extra postage. Scholarly literature on the decorative arts in India is scanty and mainly in learned journals. The Journal of Indian Art and Industries (1886-1916) is the most important and contains numerous pioneering studies. Original front and rear wraps from each issue are bound in at the rear. These covers have the contents of each issue printed on them. This is the exceedingly rare second volume of this seminal and Influential periodical on Indian arts. See article by Peter H. Hoffenberg entitled "John Lockwood Kipling, W. H. Griggs and The Journal of Indian Art and Industry" written in 2003 for a complete description of this periodical. He states: "...Kipling's and Buck's vision encouraged use of the latest photographic and reproductive innovations to ensure accurate and attractive illustrations of lasting quality. Griggs and his editorial staff took advantage of that encouragement and of the most current technology to produce exquisite color chromo- and photo-lithographs bound in leather. Black and white illustrations were also included...No doubt the publisher applied chromo-lithographic technologies from Britain and the continent, but the pages of the Journal also included illustrations resulting from innovative work in the heliogravure and collotype sections of India's own Revenue and Agriculture Department, particularly the offices devoted to the Survey of India. " The first 4 or 5 volumes of this publication seem exceedingly scarce.

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        Eigenh. musikalisches Albumblatt mit U. auf Visitenkarte. O. O., 10. VII. 1888.

      1888. 1 S. Visitkartenformat. Vier Takte mit unterlegtem Text "Hoch soll sie leben, hoch soll sie leben, dreimal hoch!" auf seiner Visitenkarte. - Der Verehrer von Johannes Brahms und Gegner Richard Wagners war seit 1846 publizistisch tätig, schrieb zunächst als Musikreferent für die "Wiener Musikzeitung", dann die "Wiener Zeitung" und als Musikkritiker 1855-64 für "Die Presse", seit 1864 für die "Neue Freie Presse". Als Musikkritiker und Anhänger der Wiener Klassik übte er entscheidenden Einfluß auf das Wiener Musikleben aus.

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        Sous l'oeil des barbares

      1888. Alphonse Lemerre, Paris 1888, 12X19,5cm, relié. - Alphonse Lemerre, Paris 1888, 12X19,5cm, relié. - Edizione originale per i quali non vi è alcuna menzione di importanti documenti, falsa voce della seconda edizione. Associazione a bradel pieno percaline mandorle, liscio torna con un oro motivi floreali, data e dorato taglio della coda, parte della nocciola titolo dolore, contreplats mandorle guardie e involucri di carta conservato, contemporaneo vincolante siglato Desnaux. Precious dedica autografa firmata dall'autore Edmond de Goncourt "Per il capo Edmond de Goncourt, rispettoso omaggio ai suoi fedeli, Maurice Barrès." Provenienza: Biblioteca Hubert Heilbronn con il suo ex libris incollato su una guardia. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale pour laquelle il n'est pas fait mention de grands papiers, fausse mention de deuxième édition.  Reliure à la bradel en pleine percaline amande, dos lisse orné d'un motif floral doré, date et liséré dorés en queue, pièce de titre de chagrin noisette, gardes et contreplats de papier amande, couvertures conservées, reliure de l'époque signée de Desnaux.  Précieux envoi autographe signé de Maurice Barrès à Edmond de Goncourt " Au maître Edmond de Goncourt, hommage respectueux de son fidèle, Maurice Barrès." Provenance : de la bibliothèque de Hubert Heilbronn avec son ex-libris encollé sur une garde.  

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        Gedr. Urkunde mit eigenh. U. Wien, 25. IV. 1888.

      1888. 1 S. Qu.-Imperial-Folio (645:758 mm). Urkunde für Oberst Siegmund Kraus über seiner Ernennung, Bestellung und Erhebung zum Oberst zu Fuß. - Sehr sauberes Blatt mit kl. Einrissen in den Faltungen.

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        Eigenh. Brief m. U. und eigenh. Visitenkarte mit U. Wien, 27. XII. 1888 und 24. XII. 1898.

      1888. Zusammen 1 S. 8vo und 1 S. 60 x 100 mm. Der Brief mit eh. Umschlag. Beiliegend Zeitungsausschnitt. Der Brief und die Visitenkarte an einen befreundeten k. k. Hof-Fotografen Parzer: "Ich danke dir herzlichst für die liebe Fotografie welche du die zarthe Aufmerksamkeit hattest - mir zu Weihnachten zu senden [...]" (Brief am 27. XII. 1888). "Herrn Parzer / dem ritterlichen eisernen Fotografen vom alten Wien in alter Freundschaft [...]" (Visitenkarte am 24.XII. 1898). - Der aus einem polnisch-schlesischen Adelsgeschlecht stammende Wilczek rüstete die Vorexpedition in das Nowaja-Semlja-Meer aus (1872), unterstützte die österreichisch-ungarische Nordpolexpedition und arrangierte mit Hans Makart 1879 dessen berühmten Festzug in Wien. 1882 richtete er aus eigenen Mitteln die österr. Station auf der Insel Jan Meyen ein. Wilczek gründete die "Gesellschaft der Wiener Kunstfreunde" (1900), gemeinsam mit Theodor Billroth das Rudolfinerhaus. Er ließ die Ruine Kreuzenstein wiederaufbauen und gestaltete sie zu einem Museum des Rittertums im Mittelalter aus. 1861-1918 gehörte Wilczek dem Herrenhaus an, war Ehrenmitglied der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien und Ritter des Ordens von Goldenen Vlies.

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      S. N. Francis, Colorado Springs, Colorado 1888 - Containing a Historical Sketch of Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs and Colorado City, An Alphabetical List of Citizens, A Classified Business Directory, List of Officers of State, County, and Municipal Governments, Churches, Fire Departments, Societies, etc., etc., etc. For 1888. Original gold-embossed red-cloth covers and spine. Numerous local and regional advertisements. Very clean and bright interior pages. Strong binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les Reliures d'art à la Bibliothèque Nationale.

      Paris Edouard Rouveyre, éditeur. 1888 In-4 - 27x19,5cm. Reliure signée Zaehnsdorf en plein maroquin chocolat, dos à 5 nerfs, date en queue, roulette dorée sur les coiffes, doubles filets dorés sur les coupes, dentelle dorée en encadrement des contre-plats, signature du reliure en queue du premier contre-plat, tête dorée, couvertures conservées. [xxii], 51pp, 80 planches.Ouvrage orné de 80 planches, reproduites d'après les originaux par Aron Frères. Tirage limité à 1000 exemplaires, celui-ci numéro 52. Luxueuse reliure britannique de l'atelier de Joseph William Zaehnsdorf (1853-1930), signée «Bound by Zaehnsdorf». Joseph William Zaehnsdorf publia un traité pratique de reliure intitulé The Art of Bookbinding (London, George Bell & Sons, 1880). Mors en tête du premier plat très légèrement fragilisé, dos à peine passé, un micro-défaut sur la coupe du second plat, sinon très bel exemplaire dans une somptueuse reliure. Les frais postaux affichés sont ceux pour la France uniquement. Merci de contacter directement la librairie à ou au +33618710367 pour connaître les tarifs d'expédition si vous résidez à l'étranger. Merci // The shipping fees indicated are only for France. However we ship worldwide and If you wish to know the shipping fees to your location please contact us at or at +33618710367. Thank you.

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        LA REVUE CHAMPENOISE 1887-1888 - CONTENANT LES N° 13 AVRIL 1887 AU N°26 MAI 1888 - nombreuses lettres manuscrites de : R.Chandon de Briailles + Gaston Armelin + lettre manuscrites de Fernand Hauser pour Armand Bourgeois et d'autres (10photos disponibles).

      LA REVUE CHAMPENOISE 1888 - R300016601: 312 + 79 pages - 10 photos disponibles - couverture conservée pour chacun des numéros - nombreuses lettres manuscrites de : R.Chandon de Briailles + Gaston Armelin + lettre manuscrites de Fernand Hauser pour Armand Bourgeois et d'autres (photos disponibles). N°13 AVRIL 1887 AU N°26 MAI 1888. In-8 Relié. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 634.8-Viticulture, vin [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'abbé Jules

      Paul Ollendorff. first edition on the current paper.Binding to bradel full paper gold decorative patterns and moiré, smooth back, as part of olive green morocco, preserved covers featuring angular restorations binding signed Thomas Boichot.Precious autograph signed by Octave Mirbeau in Catullus Mendes: "... his dear friend and too distant, alas"Nice copy pleasantly established. Paul Ollendorff Paris 1888 12x19cm relié

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        L'Afrique occidentale : La nature et l'homme noir (2 tomes), suivi de Les noirs.

      Augustin Challamel et cie, Librairie Coloniale Paris 1888. 2 volumes grand in-8 reliure demi-basane vert-foncé, titre doré, feuillet imprimé et contrecollé sur le premier plat, tranches marbrées, 399 & 438 pages, bien complets des deux cartes en couleurs dépliantes annoncées. Il s'agit d'une étude détaillée de la Sénégambie et Guinée et de la région Gabonaise (moeurs, traite, sociologie, pratiques, faune etc.) L'ouvrage est suivi de "Les noirs" (Chez Augustin Challamel, 1892, 44 pages). L'auteur indique dans sa préface qu'il y fait le récit de ses impressions d'un séjour de deux années au Gabon, de plusieurs voyages à la côte occidentale d'Afrique. Peu de rousseurs, reliure solide, bon état de cette édition rare, enrichie d'un envoi de l'auteur.

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        Fans and Leaves. English. Foreign. 2 volumes.

      London, Murray, 1888-90. 380 X 560 mm. 2 tomes reliés demi-chagrin rouges, dos lisses et plats ornés à chaud, tr. dorées. 38 pp., 161 planches suives de 2 pp. de table des illustrations et 48 pp., 153 planches, 2 pp. de table des illustrations. Ex-libris gravé de Ysabel Sanchez de Movellan. Reliure lég. frottée avec trace d'humidité sur le plat du premier volume, charnière intérieure du deuxième volume faible. On joint le Catalogue of the collection of fans and fans-leaves presented to the trustees of the British Museum by the Lady Charlotte Schreiber. Compiled by Lionel Cust. London, relié pleine toile noire d'éditeur 138 pp. Avec tampons et étiquettes de bibliothèques.

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        Our Memories. Shadows of Old Oxford.

      Oxford: Edited and printed by H. Daniel at The Daniel Press, 1888 - 1893. A full set of the First Series in a special presentation binding by Morley of Oxford. A complete set of the 20 numbers in the First Series, bound together with a title page. Pp. [4], 148, [12]. Printed in small pica roman leaded type. Sm. 4to., specially bound by Morley of Oxford in a decorated presentation binding from Cuthbert Shields to Charles Coleman Laing for Christmas 1894 in full blue morocco with gilt decoration and obrders on both covers, spine in compartments with borders and gilt decoration in each panel, gilt borderd and tooled turn-ins with marbled endpapers. Headcaps worn with rubbing and splitting to the joints but the binding is still strong. Madan refers to this as 'the most readable and amusing of the Daniel books'. It comprises twenty 'numbers' or sections written by senoir figures at Oxford University all of whom give fascinating personal reminiscences therby giving a real insight into nineteenth century Oxford. The numbers were issued separately between 1888 and 1893 and only for private circulation, each being printed in 100 to 110 copies. Here we have a complete set of the First Series. A second series was begun in 1895 but only two numbers were published. Cuthbert Shields, who had this bound, was an Oxford historian and eccentric, a Fellow of Corpus Christi College. He was originally named Robert Laing and spent some time in an asylum in Fulham in the 1870s. Shields presented this book to his relative Charles Coleman Laing, a stockbroker who was a keen angler, privately publishing a book about fishing on the Rivers Bure, Ant and Thurne in 1895.

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        A Suse, Journal des Fouilles, 1884-1886.

      Paris, Librairie Hachette, et Cie, 1888, 1 volume de 280x370 mm environ, 366 pages, demi-reliure postérieure brune avec couvertures conservées. Exemplaire N° 2/15, sur papier du Japon, complet de sa carte, contenant 121 gravures sur bois. Petite restauration sur le premier plat broché, frottements sur les coupes, petit accroc restauré sur un mors, sinon bon état. Jane Henriette Dieulafoy, née Magre (née le 29 juin 1851 à Toulouse et morte le 25 mai 1916 au château de Langlade, à Pompertuzat, près de Toulouse), est une archéologue, auteur de romans, de nouvelles, de théâtre, journaliste, photographe. Elle était l'épouse de l'archéologue Marcel Dieulafoy. Merci de nous contacter à l'avance si vous souhaitez consulter une référence au sein de notre librairie.

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        Souvenirs d'un montagnard, par le Cte Henry Russell, Membre des Sociétés Géographique et Géologique de France, des Clubs Alpins de France et d'Angleterre, Membre honoraire de la Société des Études du Comminges, Membre titulaire de la Société Géographique de Toulouse, Auteur de "Seize mille lieues à travers l'Asie et l'Océanie".

      In-12 reliure éditeur bleue. Imprimerie Vignancour, 1888, Pau. 508p. Bon état général, couverture légèrement passée, coiffes et mors un peu frottés, mouillures en coin sur les 4 premières pages, quelques surlignements et un rajout manuscrit au stylo encre, le prix sur la page de titre a été barré fortement au crayon à papier, dans son jus. Intérieur plutôt frais, bon état général. On notera le rajout d'un pièce de titre assez émouvante, comprenant auteur et titre, mais aussi un très simple dessin de montagne. Seconde édition de cet ouvrage très recherché, et première à être mise en vente dans le commerce. Le texte de la première édition de 1878 est très remanié et réorganisé. L'ouvrage a été publié en quatre variantes de cartonnages. Pour cette édition, il s'agit de celle en percaline chagrinée bleu-roi, titre doré sur le plat supérieur, les plats de cette version sont à raz des feuilles de texte et débordent sur les moirées.

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        Les Poètes maudits Nouvelle édition ornée de six portraits par Luque

      Paris, Léon Vanier, 1888 18,7 x 12 cm, broché, 102 pp. Seconde édition en partie originale, ornée de 6 portraits hors-texte de Luque. Les trois études consacrés à Corbière, Mallarmé et Rimbaud furent publiées initialement en 1884 chez le même éditeur. Y figurait alors en édition originale plusieurs poèmes dont "Voyelles". Les notices sur Desbordes-Valmore, Villiers de l'Isle-Adam et Pauvre Lélian, anagramme de Paul Verlaine paraissent ici pour la première fois ainsi que les vignettes de Luque. Tirage à 600 exemplaires. Exemplaire broché. Dos restauré, quelques rares et pâles piqûres mais bel exemplaire néanmoins que l'on rencontre habituellement avec des piqûres et rousseurs prononcées. Clouzot, 267. . Clouzot, 267.

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        Pour la vierge du roc ardent

      Paris, Librairie de la Revue Indépendante, 1888 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. 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 dépingle de fixation en coins ayant permis la mise en couleurs. 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.

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        The Jubilee History of Tasmania : with which is incorporated the Early History of Victoria, Biographical Sketches, & "Australian Representative Men". Copious papers by James Fenton.

      Melbourne: Wells and Leavitt. [1888]. Two volumes. 4to. Each volume in four parts: [iv], 56, 94, 32, 69, 84, [84] & [iv], 50, 40, 156, [224]pp, many plates & illustrations. Original blue cloth over bevelled boards, gilt and black-stamped rules and title lettering on upper boards, lettered in gilt on spines, blind rules on lower boards; the corners a little rubbed but the covers are bright and clean. The gilt title on the spine of the first volume has been double-struck slightly off-centre, giving it a mildly out-of-focus look. The endpapers have been replaced; because of glue-staining from a previous covering rather than any fault with the binding, which is firm (this covering, though unfortunate in its effect on the endpapers, is responsible for the nice condition of the cloth). All edges gilt. The first few leaves in each volume have a little light spotting, otherwise nice and clean inside. A very good set. ***Effectively a Tasmanian edition of Leavitt's Jubilee History of Victoria and Melbourne - the Tasmanian content (by James Fenton) comprises about a third of the work. .

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        The alphabet of economic science. Part I (all published) Elements of the theory of value or worth

      London, Macmillan and Co. and New York, 1888. Un volume pt. in-8°; pp. XIII, (3), 142, (2), avec de nombreuses illustrations dans le texte et sur 10 pages dépliantes; toile original de l'édition, titre imprimé en noir sur le premier plat et au dos, dos noirci, coupes frottées et cognées, premières et dernières feuilles brunies, nom sur faux titre, intérieur propre et frais, bon exemplaire. Rare édition originale du premier livre de Wicksteed sur le terrain de l'économie politique et une importante contribution à l'économie mathématique. Menger c. 538, Einaudi 6041, Masui p. 175

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        Le Train de 8h47. Illustrations de Steinlen et Durvis.

      Paris, C. Marpon et E. Flammarion, sans date [1888]. 1 vol. in-12. Demi-maroquin caramel à coins, filet doré sur les plats, dos à nerfs, titre et auteur dorés, tête dorée, couvertures illustrées conservées. Première de couverture contrecollée, avec manques. [E. & A. MAYLANDER].Edition originale, sur papier d'édition après 10 exemplaires sur Japon, seul grand papier. L'illustration comprend 41 compositions dans le texte de Steinlen et Durvis dont deux sont reprises sur la couverture. Exemplaire enrichi d'un bel envoi autographe signé à André Antoine "Hommage d'un petit artiste à un grand". Le feuillet de faux-titre où est écrit l'envoi a été coupé court en tête. Nous joignons également une lettre autographe de A. Antoine à l'en-tête du Théâtre Antoine. Il y raconte son entrevue avec le ministre, qui serait disposé à le nommer à la place de Ginisty et souhaiterai aller vite avant les éléctions. "J'ai déjà conféré avec Poincarré à ce sujet". Cette phrase est soulignée. Le ministre recommande ensuite le comédien Firmin Gémier à A. Antoine.La lettre doit dater de 1906. Il y est question de la nomination de Antoine en tant que directeur du théâtre de l'Odéon, en remplacement de Ginisty. Celui-ci deviendra inspecteur des monuments historiques. Et en 1906 également, voilà Gémier promu directeur du Théâtre Antoine...

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        Geschichte der türkisch-israelitischen Gemeinde zu Wien von ihrer Gründung bis heute nach historischen Daten. Vienna, M. Knöpflmacher für M. Papo, 1888.

      1888. Contemp. cloth with blindstamped cover borders and giltstamped cover stamps. Silk endpapers. Gr.-4to. Zemlinszky's principal work, printed in German and Ladino (Judeo-Spanish). The Austrian writer and journalist Adolf von Zemlinszky (1845-1900), father of the composer Alexander von Zemlinsky, grew up Catholic, but converted back to his father's former religion in 1870 and was admitted to the Turkish-Jewish Community of Vienna. He edited the Sephardic monthly "El Correo de Viena" and later the journal "Wiener Punsch". His son Alexander was born in 1871; the following year, Zemlinszky became Secretary of the Turkish-Jewish community of Vienna. He wrote several novels and short stories which drew upon Jewish history and assisted his son with the libretto for his first opera, "Sarema". "His History of the Turkish-Jewish Community of Vienna is of especial importance" (cf. German Wikipedia). - Translated into Ladino by Michael Papo, Chacham of the Sephardic community of Vienna (cf. Wininger, in: DBA II 981, 436). - Occasional insignificant brownstaining (title page showing somewhat stronger browning). The German front cover shows a blindstamped ornamental border and blindstamped date "5649" (= 1888); the Hebrew cover depicts the synagogue built by Hugo v. Wiedenfeld in Vienna's Zirkusgasse (destroyed in 1938). OCLC 24220869.

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        Les grandes constructions métalliques. Conférence faite par Eiffel a l'Assemblée française pour l'avancement des sciences.

      Paris, Chaix, 1888. Plaquette in-4, 22pp., 1 planche, bradel moderne Véritable manifeste de l'architecture métallique, ce texte fait l'apologie du fonctionnalisme architectural.

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        Eigenh. Visitenkarte. O. O., [um 1888].

      1888. 1 S. Visitkartenformat. Mit einer Beilage (s. u.). An Emma Pollak, die Cousine von Adele Strauß: "Leider habe ich für heute Abend einen Tarokisten zu mir gebeten um Adele, die sich nicht ganz wohl befindet, nicht etwa durch dessen Gesellschaft sondern nur durch das Kartenspiel etwas zu zerstreuen. Doch Donnerstag hoffe ich ganz sicher Ihre schöne Hand an meine Lippen zu drücken [...]". - Mit faks. Namenszug; beiliegend ein eh. Ausschnitt mit U. (Ischl, 5. IX. o. J.; 2 SS., Visitkartenformat).

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        Document signed ("Carol"). Peles Castle (Sinaia), 25. VI. 1888.

      1888. Folio. On page on double leaf. Folio. With lithographed vignette. With original envelope. The medal was given to the Austrian diplomat Franz Riedl von Riedenau (1868-1943); countersigned by "P. P. Carp", i. e. Petre P. Carp (1837-1919), the Romanian Minister of Foreign Affairs.

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        Argentine Ornithology: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Birds of the Argentine Republic (Two Volumes)

      London: R. H. Porter, 1888 Published in 1888 and 1889. Two volumes rebound in maroon half Moroccan leather and cloth. Raised spine bands with gilt stamped lettering and decoration. Edges remain uncut. Decorative vignette on both title pages. One of only 200 copies printed, though this copy is LACKING the signed limitation page. Both volumes are otherwise collated and complete, beginning with the title page of each. Covers are exquisite and remain in Fine condition. Contents are Very Good, though both volumes show a little scattered foxing, lightly affecting a couple plates. The Keulemans plates are otherwise bright and clean. There is an institutional stamp on the title page of Volume II that partially covers the edge of the decorative vignette, though no other markings in either volume. . First Edition. Half Leather - Hardbound. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by J. G. Keulemans.

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        Rocky Mountain Scenery. A Brief Description of Prominent Places of Interest Along the Line of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad

      New York: Press of the American Bank Note Company, 1888. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Oblong 8vo. 80pp. 12 Albertype photographic plate images by the Forbes Co. Boston. Illustrated. Dark brown pebble cloth hardcover with gilt illustrated title and "Denver & Rio Grande R R Scenic Line of the World" seal on front board. Repaired. New brown cloth backstrip. Front and rear end sheets replaced. Hinges repaired. Cloth worn and lightly spotted lower half of front board. Cloth on rear board lightly spotted and worn. 8 of the plate images were taken by W Jackson, famous Western photographer. Views include Pike's Peak, Garden of the Gods, Royal Gorge, Marshall Pass and many others. Several illustrated advertisements. Presentation copy: Inscribed "To The Hon. J. Russell Jones with kind regards of James Gorant (sp?), Secretary of the Guarantee Co. of N. America Chicago 2 of 9/88." Jones was President of the West Side Rail Way in Chicago.

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        Lengthy autograph endorsement and a note signed ("L. P.") on a letter from Dr. G. Rauch. Lisbon, 8. IX. 1888.

      1888. Small folio (267 x 210 mm). 3 pp. In the present letter, Dr. Rauch requests permission to visit Pasteur's laboratories to examine the discoveries made by one M. Gamaleia in hopes of making a contribution to his work and that of Pasteur. Rauch explains he has had extensive experience with diseases in warm countries, citing two cholera epidemics in Toulon and Algeria and proceeds to list his medical qualifications. He notes he would particularly like to participate in M. Gamaleia s experiments in the endemic field and feels confident that the Minister of the Navy will release him to do so, if accepted. At the foot of the third page of the letter, Pasteur replies in full from Arbois on 12 September 1888: "Honored Sir and Doctor, As soon as Monsieur Gamaleia has returned to Paris I will hasten to communicate your interesting letter to him. The latter is dated from Lisbon; are you returning on the Brest route, and when? Would you be able to come and see me on your way to Paris where I would perhaps have already returned? We could talk without too much inconvenience to you, about your wishes. Yours truly, L. P." (transl.). A further note in Pasteur's hand is found at the head of the first page of the letter: "To be shown to M. Gamaleia as soon as he arrives. L. P. 12 September 1888". - A fine letter demonstrating Pasteur s great willingness for collaboration between doctors and scientists.

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        ALS ("Jules Verne"). [Amiens], 21. IV. 1888.

      1888. Small 8vo. ½ p. on double leaf. With autogr. envelope. To Robert Kastor in Paris, sending an autograph as requested: "Voici la signature qui vous me demander [...]". - On graph paper, with original autogr. transmittal envelope. Letter mildly creased and toned, envelope with ink smudging to upper left corner. From the collection of Charles Williamson and Tucker Fleming.

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        Le Rêve, Les Rougon-Macquart. Histoire naturelle d'une famille sous le Second Empire.

      Paris, Charpentier et Cie, Editeurs, 1888, 1 volume in-8 de 190x125 mm environ, 310 pages+10 pages de catalogue de l'éditeur, demi-percaline à coins bleu roi, dos lisse portant titres dorés sur pièce de titre rouille, orné d'un petit fer et date dorés. Portrait de l'auteur en frontispice. Edition originale. Exemplaire N° 154, un des 250 exemplaires sur papier de Hollande, après 25 Japon. Petits frottements sur les coiffes et coins, dos et tranches légèrement insolés, 2 petites taches dans la marge p. 218-219, sinon bon état. Émile Zola est un écrivain et journaliste français, né le 2 avril 1840 à Paris, où il est mort le 29 septembre 1902. Considéré comme le chef de file du naturalisme, c'est l'un des romanciers français les plus populaires, les plus publiés, traduits et commentés au monde. Ses romans ont connu de très nombreuses adaptations au cinéma et à la télévision. Merci de nous contacter à l'avance si vous souhaitez consulter une référence au sein de notre librairie.

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        Pedigree of the Family of Darwin

      H. Furnham Burke, London 1888 - Original, unrestored,cloth boards. Large (4to)thin volume -285mm x 220mm (11" x 9"), 23pp, original photograph of Darwin and 8 plates of coats of arms/bookplates. 1st and only Edition. [Freeman: A163]. A sound, unrestored copy of this very rare Darwin item. Some minor wear to extremities of the binding. Cloth lightly soiled only, with no serious marks. Gilt bright. Internally very good. Browing to title page and a light tide mark to the upper margin of the frontispiece. Otherwise excellent throughout. A presentable copy. One of only 60 printed. Sir Henry Farnham Burke, (1859 – 1930) was a long serving Irish officer of arms at the College of Arms in London. He was a son of Sir Bernard Burke (who was Ulster King of Arms from 1853 until his death in 1892) and grandson of John Burke (1787 - 1848) the original compiler of the Peerage and Baronetage, the compilation of which Bernard took over. Henry Burke was appointed Rouge Croix Pursuivant of Arms in Ordinary in 1880. In 1887, Burke was promoted to the office of Somerset Herald of Arms in Ordinary. On 26 October 1911, Burke was promoted to Norroy King of Arms to replace Sir William Henry Weldon. In 1913 he was given the additional appointment of Genealogist of the Order of the Bath. On 22 January 1919, he was promoted to the office of Garter Principal King of Arms on the death of Sir Alfred Scott-Gatty. He held this office until his own death in 1930. This book, the first and only ever full pedigree of Charles Darwin's family has never been reprinted and comes up for sale very rarely. A facsimile edition was printed by R.B. Freeman in 1984 and in his Preface he outlines the book's scarcity. "There is a copy in the British Library and another in the Bodleian Library at Oxford, but the Cambridge University Library, the greatest repository of Darwin Literature in the world, only holds it in photocopy. In America, the Library of Congress National Union Catalogue records only one copy, their own. No detailed seach of other British libraries has been made*, but no copy has ever appeared in Book Auction Records and I have never seen a copy offered for sale by a bookseller." COPAC currently shows the British Library copy and the Bodleian copy (Oxford), along with a copy now held at Cambridge (acquired since 1984?) and one further copy at the National Library of Wales (just 4 in total). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Meiji Kaisei Tokyo Zenzu. (Revised Meiji Map of Tokyo).

      Koshodo. Tokyo. Meiji 21. 1888. - Copperplate engraved map with woodblock color, 20 x 28 1/2 inches on sheet 20 1/2 x 29 inches, folding to 6 3/4 x 3 1/2 inches. Several small repaired worm holes, a few without repairs, light wear, overall clean and bright. A particularly appealing Meiji Japanese map of Tokyo, apparently geared to the tourist trade as well as to the Japanese visitor, with names of the districts marked on the map and the legend in both kanji and English. There is an unusual inset (6 x 8 1/2 inches) of Yokohama at upper left. The map is surrounded by small vignette scenes. Most interestingly, contained within the yellow border between the images and the map is the description (in Japanese) for a 4 day walking tour of Tokyo. To the right of the compass rose is a schedule for trains leaving from Ueno and Maibashi. The inset at lower left corner shows the train schedule Tokyo - Yokohama, and the price for each stage of the journey. The inset at the lower right corner is a listing of municipal and rural districts. Beneath the map at lower right is the publisher Koshodo, followed by the characters for copper engraving (dosen). A wealth of detailed information! The Imperial Palace is misspelled as 'Emperil Palace.'

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      Paris, Librairie de Firmin-Didot et Cie, 1888, 402pp. Nouvelle édition, revue et augmentée de lettres et documents inédits, tirés du Depôt de la Guerre, de la bibliothèque de l'Arsenal, des Archives Nationales et de collections particulières, illustrée de cinquante-cinq reproductions sur cuivre par Dujardin et de deux planches en couleurs par Quinsac, d'après les originaux de l'époque. In-4, reliure de Meunier, plein maroquin vert, petit papillon doré sur chaque plat, plats encadrés de filets, motifs floraux et roulettes fleurdelysées, dos à nerfs, caissons fleuronnés très richement ornés, roulettes intérieures, toutes tranches dorées, 1 frontispice, 54 illustrations hors-texte, exemplaire numéroté. Dos légèrement insolé, infimes frottements aux coins, intérieur très frais. MAGNIFIQUE RELIURE DE MEUNIER. SUPERBE EXEMPLAIRE.

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        La chasse à la bécasse

      1888. Paris, Bureaux de l'Acclimatation. S. d. (1888). Grand In-8, reliure en jute verte, dos lisse à pièce de titre, 2 ff. n. ch , VIII pp., 153 pages, 1 f. n. ch, illustré de 59 figures gravées sur le bois dans le texte. Exemplaire frais. Edition originale rare et recherchée de l'un des ouvrages les plus brillamment écrits sur la bécasse. Tristan Audebert (pseudonyme d'Henry Béraud), nous fait partager, non sans un brin de poésie, toutes ses émotions de fervent bécassier. Thiébaud, 68. Préface de Paul Caillard. Français broché DeCollection

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        The Night Before Christmas or A Visit of St. Nicholas

      New York: McLoughlin Brothers, 1888. . Good+ with 1/4 red cloth and illustrated paper covered boards with dark red text on the spine and printed paper pages attached to boards all bound with individual cloth hinges. A quarto measuring 11 3/4 by 9 3/4 inches with rubbing and wear with slight fraying of the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and with heavy wear and loss at the tips of the boards. There is also a gift inscription and date of "Dec 25, 1892" at the upper margins of the front paste down and first free end page. All of the pages show a compression mark at their upper fore edges which does not impact on the text or chromolithographs. Unpaginated, but containing 18 pages counting the interior sides of the covers. Illustrated throughout with color chromolithographs by an unknown artist. (Marshall, 104)

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        La cuisine classique.

      - Parigi, E. Dentu, 1888, terza edizione. 2 tomi in 2 grandi voll. in 4to, 2 fogli di guardia, controguardie marmorizzate, 2 fogli in carta fine, pp. (5), LXIV, 431; 2 fogli di guardia, controguardie marmorizzate, 2 fogli in carta fine, pp. (2), 491, (2). Leg. in tela edit. marrone con dorso in pelle a 6 nervi; fregi, autori, titolo e num. del tomo impressi in oro. Opera illustrata con 77 tavole incise e un frontespizio inciso a p.p. con lo stemma dei Reali di Prussia. Opera dedicata al Re e alla Regina di Prussia. Foxing sporadico ma buoni. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pierer's Konversations-Lexikon. Siebente Auflage, herausgegeben von J. Kurschner, mit Universal-Sprachen-Lexikon, etc. - Complete in 12 volumes

      Berlin [etc.] : W. Spemann [1888-93], 1888, Hardcover, 7th edition. Very good copies all in the original gilt-blocked aniline calf over marble boards. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-dulled and toned as with age; minor loss to v. 2. Remains a particularly well-preserved set overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Description: 12 vol. : [color] illustrated. varie c. di tav. (alcune ripieg.) 26 cm. 1536 lamów, 122 s. tabl., [1] k. tabl. Subjects; Enciclopedie - Opere del 19. sec. Inventory No: 231716.

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        ROBERT ELSMERE. In Three Volumes (Fine Original Condition)

      Smith, Elder, 1888. Ward, Mrs. Humphry. ROBERT ELSMERE. In Three Volumes. London: Smith, Elder, 1888. First Edition. A NEAR FINE set in original publisher's dark blue-green fine-diaper cloth, only the slightest wear to the extremities, simply superb for this title. ROBERT ELSMERE, now mostly familiar only to the Victorian Fiction specialist, was one of the single most important novels about religious faith and doubt published in the late Victorian era. It presented an uncanny and minute psychological analysis of its central character, creating a vision of Christianity based on social concern and not pure theology. Mary Augusta Ward (1851-1920) is sometimes chided by those with rear view mirrors for being part of an anti-suffrage movement in her later years but writers of the times such as Thomas Hardy recognized her subversive pro-woman subtext and she was much admired. Her charitable work was equally celebrated; she is not a writer to be forgotten. To quote John Carter in his landmark 1947 exhibition catalogue: "It is hard nowadays to realize how deeply Mrs. Ward's novel stirred the thoughtful public of the day." We've never seen a nicer copy of this important High Spot, one of the triumphant achievements of Victorian Women's Fiction and, in terms of faith questioned, one of the most important novels of the times. Wolff 7024. Sadleir 3293. . First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Fine.

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        Nouveaux contes cruels

      first edition.Binding half morocco chocolate brown with corners, back with four nerves, boards, guards and contreplats paper way wood, wrappers and back preserved and bound in, gilded head, bookplate Ren

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        Signed and inscribed cabinet photograph "P. Tschaikowsky". No place, 10. II. 1888.

      1888. 143:100 mm. A head and shoulders portrait from the studio of Müller & Pilgram in Leipzig, inscribed to the German concert manager and conductor Robert Bignell. - Traces of mounting on the reverse.

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        Art and Artists of Our Time (In Six Volumes)

      Selmar Hess 1888 - Six large volumes bound in leather and decorated in gilt. All edges gilt. Moire end papers. Boards are worn at extremities with occasional mild soiling. Volumes I & V have short closed tears to front end papers at tail of front hinges. All volumes are internally clean and sound with light toning to pages. Plates are bright. Bindings are all sound. Profuse with illustrations, both in the text and with engraved plates. Plates are tissue guarded. A complete set of this beautiful collection has become difficult to find, particularly in this condition. The engravings are stunning, and the bindings make for a handsome set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("P. Verlaine" und "P. V."). Paris, 9. IV. 1888.

      1888. 2 2/3 SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. Mon cher poète, Je ne retiens de votre beau livre que 'l'eternel espoir', noble poème douloureux, chose vraiment belle dans l'absolu du beau. C'est de ce point de vue que je me place pour vous dire, comme vous le savez, que 'Au gré de vent' est surtout un superbe début plein d'essors finalement orientés vers les climats de la haute Simplicité, vers cette vraie Solennité qui Nous sied, à la longue. L'anecdote de la seconde strophe va bien où elle doit aller, - elle traverse tout le poème et l'explique, du moins je crois le deviner. L'Art est atteint, l'Emotion est atteinte aussi. Quoi de mieux? - Je m'explique mal n'étant point un critique, mais vous me comprenez: pour moi la Poèsie actuelle, moderne, est dans ces choses, dans la vie ainsi vue, et lentement recouverte d'un pieux manteau de respect. - Mais je n'en finirais pas de théoriser si le travail ne nous appelait. Que vous dire pour finir? Si non que je suis / tout votre / P. Verlaine. - P.S. Vanier m'a raconté votre entrevue avec le 'Troglodyte' (comme dit bien Léon Bloy) de je ne sais plus quelles sinécures. Quel vilain monsieur, n'est ce pas? et vous l'avais. je prédit a temps! Venez donc me voir. J'y suis tous les Mercredis n'importe quand. P.V.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. O. O., [um 1888].

      1888. 2 SS. 8vo. An Emma Pollak, die Cousine von Adele Strauß: "So geschieht immer mehr was uns Beide näher zusammenführt! In veritas Ihr aufrichtigster Verehrer und ziemlich nahe stehender Verwandter! Ihrer verführerischen Einladung zu widerstehen wäre nicht denkbar, wenn nicht Adele wegen ihrer leider noch immer grossen Nervosität Franzensbad dringend nothwendig hätte. Wenn wir uns in der einsamen, ruhigen Coburg zu zerstreuen versuchten da sprachen wir von unsern Sympathien für dies und Jenes sich in Wien Befindliches - aber in erster Linie wurde immer Emma der Gegenstand unserer Herzensergießung - der Bewunderung, Verehrung; für Sie zu schwärmen - wahrhaftig bezwingen Sie alle Welt - doch so aufrichtig Ihnen ergeben wie wir Beide dürfte wohl kaum möglich sein [...]" (goldgepr. Initial "J" in Notenzeile). - Mit kleinem Einriß im Mittelfalz.

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        Japanischer Formenschatz

      Leipzig: E.A. Seemann, 1888. First edition bound from the parts. Cloth. Some light shelfwear, generally very clean and fresh. 36 parts in 6 volumes, folio. Profusely illustrated with color and black-and-white plates. Contemporary blue half cloth, the covers with mounted color prints taken from the series, with 36 original color front wrappers bound in at ends of volumes. Originally issued as a periodical and appearing simultaneously in French and German under the titles "Le Japon artistiques" and Japanischer Formenschatz." The chromolithographic plates feature ornamental designs of Japanese wood block prints, scrolls and other decorative arts.

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        Mekka. Haag, Nijhoff, 1888-89.

      1888. 1 volume of plates ("Bilder-Atlas"). Atlas: 65 mounted photographs on 30 plates; Atlas vol.: contemp. half cloth folder with cover label. Lacking the two text volumes. Rare atlas volume containing all the plates, issued in merely 100 copies. The Dutch orientalist Snouck spent a year in Mecca and Jeddah during 1884/85 and was married to a Mecca woman. He was the first non-muslim to visit the city outside the annual pilgrimage. The photographs, taken by himself and an Arabic physician, are among the earliest to show Mecca and its pilgrims. The vintage photographs, much sought as the earliest photographic documents of the city, its dignitaries and its pilgrims, are preserved in perfect condition. The cloth folder is damaged. Henze V, 177. Macro, Bibl. of the Arabian Peninsula 233 & 1239. Dinse 443.

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        The Ristigouche and Its Salmon Fishing. With a Chapter on Angling Literature

      Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1888. First edition, no. 78 of 105 copies, initialed by the Publisher. Aquatint title-page partly printed in red after G. Reid by Annan and Swan, aquatint frontispiece after Reid by Annan and Swan, 16 etched plates after and by Stephen Parrish, Mrs. A.L. Merritt, C.A. Platt, H. Sandham, and others on japan paper, 63 etched, engraved, and wood-engraved headpieces, tailpieces, historiated initials, vignettes, and other ornaments after and by Merritt, Platt, J. Adam, and others, double-page lithographed map after and by J. Bartholomew on japan paper. 1 vols. Folio. Original olive green cloth with salmon and osprey design on upper cover. Silk inner hinges professionally repaired. A FINE BRIGHT COPY. Bookplates of Jay Gould, Lindhurst, Irvington on Hudson; and Edward Hine Johnson. Custom half morocco slipcase and cloth chemise. First edition, no. 78 of 105 copies, initialed by the Publisher. Aquatint title-page partly printed in red after G. Reid by Annan and Swan, aquatint frontispiece after Reid by Annan and Swan, 16 etched plates after and by Stephen Parrish, Mrs. A.L. Merritt, C.A. Platt, H. Sandham, and others on japan paper, 63 etched, engraved, and wood-engraved headpieces, tailpieces, historiated initials, vignettes, and other ornaments after and by Merritt, Platt, J. Adam, and others, double-page lithographed map after and by J. Bartholomew on japan paper. 1 vols. Folio. A book of almost legendary beauty, rarity, and importance, recounting the author's adventures at Camp Harmony on the Restigouche River in New Brunswick, and drawing upon his long experience fishing the river. Dean Sage's contributions to angling literature are few in number but profoundly influential: "Ten Days' Sport on Salmon Rivers", published in the Atlantic in 1875, is a classic account. His library catalogue (2 vols., 1896, 1904) remains an important document in the history of angling bibliography and collecting. Sage's section on "The Atlantic Salmon," in Salmon and Trout (1902), is a synthesis of his own first hand knowledge as a fisherman and his assessment of the extensive literature. The Ristigouche and Its Salmon Fishing remains the work for which Sage is best known. One of the pinnacles of nineteenth century fishing book design and production, with the notable provenance of financier Jay Gould. Sage, who lived in Albany, would have known Gould from equestrian circles, as both men maintained stables of trotting horses and bred Morgan horses. Heckscher sale (1909) lot 1681 ($180.00); Catalogue de la bibliothèque de pêche de M.G. Albert Petit (1921), no. 1861; Phillips p. 328; Gee, Sportsman's Library p. 100; Sherwin sale (1946) lot 428; Wetzel p. 206; Bruns S-4; Litchfield p. 58; Hampton (2008) p. 245; Bibliotheca Salmo Salar 11; Heller 2:469; not in Lande

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        Trente ans de Paris à travers ma vie et mes livres.

      Paris, C. Marpon et E. Flammarion, coll. Artistique Guillaume, 1888.In-12 de [8]-344-[4] pages, demi-maroquin vert à coins, dos à 5 nerfs orné de fleurons, encadrements, pastilles, titre et date dorés, motifs mosaïqués rouges, doubles filets dorés sur les plats, toutes tranches dorées, non rogné, couvertures conservées. Belle condition. Reliure signée Asper frères. Illustrations in-texte en noir de Bieler, Montégut, Myrbach, Picard et Rossi. Edition originale. Tirage limité à 125 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon, celui-ci portant le numéro 48 [Vicaire II, 703].

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