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        Panorama Pilatus - Kulm. Panorama du Mt. Pilate.

      Alpnach, Pilatus - Bahn - Gesellschaft o, J. ( um 1889) - 14 x 119.5 cm, Lithografie in Farbe, Umschlag mit Titelill. und eine S. Touristeninformationen,Or - Br. leicht stockfleckig [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat A. Wempe]
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        HOLY LAND. From Original Drawing by David Roberts, R.A. [After Lithographs by Louis Haghe] With Historical Descriptions by the Rev. George Crowly, LL.D.

      London: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., [ca. 1889]. 2 volumes, bound as one, containing sections; Jerusalem and Galilee; Jordan and Bethlehem; Idumea & Petra. With a total of 120 fine lithographic tinted plates from Roberts' drawings done on the scene. 4to, in fine three-quarter red morocco over red textured cloth boards, the spine with flat bands of double-ruled gilt, gilt lettered in one compartment, printed endpapers, a.e.g. viii, 85; 36 pp. A handsome copy, the binding well preserved with only a bit of unobtrusive spotting to the cloth, solid and strong, unusual for these large heavy books. The paper quite fresh and fine with only very minor light foxing occasionally present and far less then typically encountered. With the general title and one of the divisional title-pages included, that for section three, which along with section three's preliminary material is bound in the front. The three page 'notice of the journey', the list of subjects for parts one and two, and the three pages of introductory text to section 2 are not included. VERY EARLY ISSUE OF THE QUARTO EDITION WITH 120 PLATES REPRODUCED FROM One of the most desirable of all travel and plate books. Roberts' original folio volumes from the 1840 rank among the most costly of illustrated travel books. Their popularity let to the production of a series of more affordable quarto volumes, of which the volume offered here is one. In the course of two and a half months in 1838, traveling some 800 miles south from Cairo, Roberts recorded the monumental temple sites along the Nile in more than a hundred sketches. He headed on to to Petra and Mount Sinai, and then throughout the Holy Land and the areas of historical and religious importance which were held sacred to Christians, Jews and Muslims alike. As the first British artist to sketch the monuments of Ancient Egypt, set on "Plains so vast...that, until you come near them, you have no idea of their magnificence," Roberts was well aware of the stir his drawings would create in London. According to John Ruskin, writing in PRAETERITA, Roberts's drawings "were the first studies ever made conscientiously by an English painter, not to exhibit his own skill, but to give true portraiture of scenes of historical and religious interest.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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        The Complete Angler, or the contemplative man's recreation of (...). With an introduction by James Russell Lowell. I-II.

      Boston. 1889. 8vo. Elegante blå skinnryggbind med opphøyde ryggbånd og rik ryggforgylling. Topp gullsnitt, ellers ubeskåret. lxxvi, 465 s. Illustrert med plansjer utenom pagineringen, samt illustrasjoner i teksten.. Nr. 193 av 500 eksemplarer.Oliver 131.Et meget pent sett

      [Bookseller: Damms Antikvariat]
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        Dictionnaire universel de cuisine et d'hygiène alimentaire. Première édition.

      chez tous lesLibraires (vo. 1), Librairie-Imprimerie des Halles et de la Bourse de Commerce (vol. 2-4) s.d.(1889-1892);, Paris, - 4 volumes 213 x 282 mm., 1940 pp., 1185 figures in-texte, des feuillets de publicité à la fin de chaque volume, reliure demi-chagrin à faux-nerfs, fleurons dorés au dos, coupes et plats frottés avec manques, ensemble correct. Tome 1: 2 planches en frontispice. T.2: l'ouvrage s'intitule désormais: "Dictionnaire universel de cuisine. Encyclopédie illustrée d'hygiène alimentaire". 1 pl. en frontispice, important manque de papier au deuxième plat. T.3: gardes blanches renouvelées, 1 frontispice, 1 feuillet "appréciations sur ce dictionnaire". T. 4: 2 frontispices.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Ancienne Richard (SLAM-ILAB)]
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        The Fairy Books: Blue (1889); Red (1890); Green (1892); Yellow (1894); Pink; (1897); Grey (1900); Violet (1901); Crimson (1903); Brown (1904); Orange (1906); Olive (1907); Lilac (1910) [with The Blue Poetry Book (1891); The True Story Book (1893); The Red True Story Book (1895); The Animal Story Book (1896); The Arabian Nights Entertainments (1898); The Red Book of Animal Stories (1899); The Book of Romance (1902); The Red Romance Book (1905)].

      London: Longmans, Green & Company, 1889-1910. First editions of each volume in Andrew Lang's Fairy Books: Blue (1889); Red (1890); Green (1892); Yellow (1894); Pink; (1897); Grey (1900); Violet (1901); Crimson (1903); Brown (1904); Orange (1906); Olive (1907); Lilac (1910) (12 volumes), along with eight of his other works: The Blue Poetry Book (1891); The True Story Book (1893); The Red True Story Book (1895); The Animal Story Book (1896); The Arabian Nights Entertainments (1898); The Red Book of Animal Stories (1899); The Book of Romance (1902); The Red Romance Book (1905). Bound in full leather by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, raised bands, gilt ruled to the front and rear panels, each volume with a different motif to the front and rear panel, all edges gilt, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, book marks. Each volume bound with the original cloth spine and front panel. With numerous illustrations by H. J. Ford. In near fine condition. An exceptional set bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. Andrew Lang's Fairy Books are a series of twelve collections of fairy tales, published between 1889 and 1910. Each volume is distinguished by its own color. In all, 437 tales from a range of cultures and countries are presented. Lang's urge to gather and publish fairy tales was rooted in his own experience with the folk and fairy tales of his home territory along the English-Scottish border. At the time he worked, English fairy-tale collections were rare: Dinah Maria Mulock Craik's The Fairy Book (1869) was a lonely precedent. When Lang began his efforts, he "was fighting against the critics and educationists of the day", who judged the traditional tales' "unreality, brutality, and escapism to be harmful for young readers, while holding that such stories were beneath the serious consideration of those of mature age" (Roger Lancelyn Green).

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      - Por? Tenente do regimento nº 4 de cavallaria do Imperador da Allemanha Guilherme II, sócio correspondente da Academia Real das Sciencias, do Instituto de Coimbra, etc. Illustrações do capitão de infanteria Carlos Adolfo Marques Leitão Professor de desenho do Real Collegio Militar. [Volume I. Organização da Cavallaria; Volume II. Regimentos 1, 2, 3, e 4; Volume III. Regimentos nº 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 11, 12 e 13. Volume IV. Corpos diversos, Escolas, Depósitos]. Imprensa Nacional. Lisboa. 1889-1894. Obra em 4 volumes. De 25x17 cm. Com 313, 374, 315 e 393 pags. Encadernações recentes com lombadas e cantos em pele. Ilustrados com quadros de dados no texto e gravuras em extra-texto. Exemplar com ex-libris e preservando as capas de brochura. Location/localizacao: 8-1-C-32

      [Bookseller: Livraria Castro e Silva]
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        Panorama von St. Gallen. 6teiligen Panorama in Leporello. Ansicht der ganzen Stadt: Westseite mit St. Leonhard, Post, Gewerbemuseum, Kathedrale mit Stiftsumfang. - Ostseite: St. Laurenzen-Kirche, Kantonsschule, Brühl, Blumenau, Schützengarten, Strafanstalt St. Jacob, Linsebühl, Burger- & Kantonsspital, St. Fiden.

      Lichtdruck v. C. Bischof (Aufdruck), St. Gallen 1889 - St. Gallen, Lichtdruck v. C. Bischof (Aufdruck), (1889). 26x230 cm. Leporello in OLn.-Einband mit Deckeltitel und Ornamentik in Gold. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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        A COMPLETE LIST OF WINES, SPIRITS AND LIQUEURS, with Names and Addresses of 2,510 Agents in thr United Kingdom.

      London, printed and published by W. & A. Gilbey, at their Printing Works Poland Street, Oxford Street, W. 1889.1889. Slim 4to, 275 x 215 mm, 11 x 8½ inches, coloured frontispiece of Cabernet Sauvignon Grapes with tissue guard, 6 engraved plates on cream tinted ground showing stores, distilleries of Gin and Whiskey, bringing in the wine, Chateau Loudenne, the various departments in the Camden headquarters, a few small views and illustrations of bottles in the text, plus a map of the Medoc, pages: [1] - 49, last page blank, bound in the original publisher's cloth backed illustrated boards which have a total of 4 vignette illustrations of Gilbey buildings in London, Dublin, Edinburgh and Medoc on upper cover, and 11 depictions of vineyards and wine making on the lower cover. Boards have scattered pale foxing and are slightly dusty, corners slightly worn with board just showing at tips, title page has pale age - browning, last blank page age - browned, tip of one lower corner missing and slightly ragged, looks like a paper fault, nowhere near text, 1 margin has a slight pale mark, not affecting text, otherwise a very good clean copy of a scarce publication on the wines and spirits imported by a major British firm in the late 1800s. Each section is preceded by descriptive and informative text on the particular wines or spirits. Not listed in James Gabler's Wine into Words, A History and Bibliography of Wine Books in the English Lanquage. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        Apache Kid and Prisoners Boudoir Card

      - A very scarce boudoir card with Haskaybaynayntayl, or the Apache Kid, from just before his final escape. No date, circa 1890s. Image is in very good condition with the photo measuring 4 3/8" x 6 7/8". There is some loss of paper on the right edge of the mount and the word "Dup" in ink. The caption and publication information on the back are covered by newspaper articles with a discard mark from the Sharlott Hall Museum in Prescott, Arizona with some handwritten notes. This photograph taken at Globe, Arizona has ten prisoners in it, with notations of their names and tribes in the photo. The Apache Kid is the second from the right in the top row, in this last known photograph of him. The article on the back describes the famous November 2, 1889 escape of eight of the prisoners while being transported to Yuma and their killing of Sheriff Reynolds and W. A. Holmes in the escape. The Apache Kid was one of the few escapees that survived very long, and his raids and sightings of him continued until 1894. No records of photo cards were found on OCLC, although the extracted image of the Apache Kid is well known. ; 5 1/4" x 8 1/2"

      [Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA]
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        A COMPLETE LIST OF WINES, SPIRITS AND LIQUEURS, with Names and Addresses of 2,510 Agents in thr United Kingdom.

      London, printed and published by W. & A. Gilbey, at their Printing Works Poland Street, Oxford Street, W. 1889.. 1889. Slim 4to, 275 x 215 mm, 11 x 8½ inches, coloured frontispiece of Cabernet Sauvignon Grapes with tissue guard, 6 engraved plates on cream tinted ground showing stores, distilleries of Gin and Whiskey, bringing in the wine, Chateau Loudenne, the various departments in the Camden headquarters, a few small views and illustrations of bottles in the text, plus a map of the Medoc, pages: [1]-49, last page blank, bound in the original publisher's cloth backed illustrated boards which have a total of 4 vignette illustrations of Gilbey buildings in London, Dublin, Edinburgh and Medoc on upper cover, and 11 depictions of vineyards and wine making on the lower cover. Boards have scattered pale foxing and are slightly dusty, corners slightly worn with board just showing at tips, title page has pale age-browning, last blank page age-browned, tip of one lower corner missing and slightly ragged, looks like a paper fault, nowhere near text, 1 margin has a slight pale mark, not affecting text, otherwise a very good clean copy of a scarce publication on the wines and spirits imported by a major British firm in the late 1800s. Each section is preceded by descriptive and informative text on the particular wines or spirits. Not listed in James Gabler's Wine into Words, A History and Bibliography of Wine Books in the English Lanquage. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The English Gypsy Word Book; Being George Borrow's Romany Vocabulary Transposed.

      London Taylor and Francis 1889. 8vo. Printed for Private Circulation. 94pp. Bound in publisher's quarter red morocco with dark red title label to spine over yellow and black striped cloth boards (although the black is closer to dark brown pebble grained cloth). All edges are coloured to match the tricolore design.Minor edgewear and scuffing, gilt ruling to spine, a little dustiness here and there but essentially a very good, strong copy. Marbled endpapers, bearing the bookplate of John Quinn, (possibly the patron to Augustus John; who had a particular fascination with the British Romany) to front pastedown. A privately printed, rare and unusual extraction of the Romany volcabularly from the Romano Lavo-Lil and subsequent works. More a Romany vocabulary rather than a dictionary, with no detail pertaining to grammar, pronunciation or dialectical differences. It is clearly quite a deluxe production, attractively printed and, like all of Borrow's gypsy related gleanings, instantly fascinating. There will inevitably be inaccuracies, over romanticisings and downright bigotry attached to the history of British and European Roma, gypsies and travellers, but Borrow, essentially sympathetic, and certainly entranced, contributed at least some complexity and cultural depth to groups that previously were described in terms of suspicion, fear or as outcasts. It is insome ways quite ironic that the entire 19th century, with it's tremendous need for regimented progress, generally punitive reactions and strict social castes and systems, should also have been the age of the unrestrained romanticisation of the exile and the pariah; from the gothic to the pseudo-scientific, a public consciousness surrounded by the increasing vigour of the urban and industrial moved by inclination towards the deep woods and the high passes. Whilst Borrow and his contemporaries may have done as much to parody a culture as to preserve its history, it is through works like this that at least some remnants of a period voice remains.

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        The Birds of Berwickshire. 2 volume set

      Edinburgh David Douglas 1889. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Some light spotting to page ends and prelims. Heraldic book-plate on paste-downs First Edition Blue/gilt hardback cloth cover 220mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). xxvi, 334pp + ads; xii, 390pp + ads. Fold out coloured map. 'With remarks on their local distribution migration, and habits, and also on the folk-lore, proverbs, popular rhymes and sayings connected with them.' Volume II published in 1895.

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        Poetical Works.

      London: Smith, Elder & Co.,, 1889. 17 volumes, small octavo. Bound by Riviere in green crushed morocco, raised bands, titles to compartments gilt, floral rolls to turn-ins gilt, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Bookplate of Clive Behrens to front pastedowns. Spines slightly sunned, extremities very gently rubbed, light offsetting from turn-ins, light toning to margins of text block. An excellent set. A handsomely bound set of Browning's works.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Courier Company, Buffalo 1889 - One of several editions of one of the most famous American autobiographies by one of the world's most sensational entrepreneurs. This is a special copy in a full black morocco leather publisher's presentation binding with gilt decorations on the spine and Barnum's gilt signature on the front cover; 360 pages. Illustrated with 43 engravings. This copy is INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author "To my friend & neighbor/George Mallory, Esq./With kind regards to all/his tribe/P. T. Barnum" and dated 5 July 1890. Mallory was one of the founders of Wheeler & Wilson of Bridgeport, manufacturer of sewing machines, later purchased by Singer. Mallory's sons built the Madison Square Theatre in 1879, known as the coziest and prettiest house in New York. The building was demolished in 1908. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Wit And Humor Of The Age; Comprising Wit, Humor, Pathos, Ridicule, Satires, Dialects, Puns, Conundrums, Riddles, Charades, Jokes And Magic

      George S. Cline Publishing House, Chicago 1889 - A rather attractive Salesman's Dummy for the Cline publication of Twain's Wit and Humor of the Age, BAL 3633. Reddish brown leather, re-backed, with elaborate design in gilt, alternative binding in alligator texture inside front board, with flap showing spine, decorated endpaper, frontispiece engraved portraits of Twain and other humorists. A Very Good copy; Wit and wisdom by Mark Twain, Josh Billings, Robt. J. Burdette, Alex. Sweet, Eli Perkins with The Philosophy of Wit and Humor by Melville D. Landon. Selections from each of the chapters, along with quotations and facsimile signatures of famous people. List of available bindings and prices, alligator imitation - sample inside front board; sheep sprinkled - sample inside rear board. List of facsimile signatures of famous subscribers including Chester A. Arthur, Henry Ward Beecher, Oliver Wendell Holmes, U. S. Grant, and others. Blank subscriber pages, full American Russia spine pasted inside rear board along with Sheep Sprinkled board. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        20 scarce offprints from Artificial Insemination Pioneer John Hammond 6 inscribed

      Various, 1940s-1950s. PAMPHLET. "Sir John Hammond CBE FRS[1] PhD (23 February 1889 - 25 August 1964), was a physiologist, agricultural research scientist, veterinarian known for his pioneering work in artificial insemination." Wikipedia All from the Robert H. Foote (Cornell University AI researcher). First separate edition. Offprint. Original wrappers. Includes: Development of Artificial Insemination in Cattle in England and Wales (1948); Some Possible Causes of Sterility (1953); The Possibility of Artificial Pregnancy in Cattle (1950); Artificial Lactation and Its Uses (1948); The Effects of Climate on Reproduction (1955); The Practical Use of Hormones in Animal Production (1951); Physiology of Reproduction in Relation to Nutrition ((1948-49); Animal Breeding in Relation to Nutrition and Environmental Conditions (1946); Genetic Differences in the Composition of Animal Products (1950); Essential steps to quality in bacon production (nd); The Story of a Research which knows no frontiers (Artificial Insemination) (1955); Hormonal Augmentation of Fertility in Sheep 1. Induction of ovulation, superovulation and heat in sheep with J. Hammond Jr. and A. S. Parkes (1942); Hormones in Fertility (1955); Animal Production Research at Cambridge (1952-53); Endocrine Balance in Relation to Fertility and Sterility (nd); Sterility and habitat (1953); Breeding Sheep for Quantity and Quality of Wool (1955); Physiological Limits to Intensive Production in Animals (1952); Polled Cattle (1950); Nutrition and fertility (nd). All very good few with underlining by Robert Foote, and most with his stamp of ownership. Provenance: William B. Provine. Rare books make Fine Gifts. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Robinson Street Books, IOBA]
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        Mittheilungen I - V, VII - XVIII, XXI - XXVII, XXIX - XXXIX, XLI - XLVII, XLIX, LI - LXXXI (hier gezählt mit den Nummerierungen «der ganzen Reihe»). (Zusammen 75 Mitteilungen in einem Bd.).

      Wien, Selbstvlg., - 1895 1889 - Gr.8°, jeweils 6 - 10, oft 16 bis 24 S., jeweils Textabb., Priv.-HLwd., Bibliotheksex.: priv. Rückenschildchen, Schildchen u. Stempel a. Vs., schwacher Stempel a. Titelbl.; Kanten tlw. beschabt, Deckel berieben, Papier gebräunt; allg. gutes Ex. Vorgebunden «K. k. Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt für Photographie und Reproductionsverfahren in Wien» mit Statuten, Lehrplan, Tarife, Anstaltsgebäude» (17 S. u. 1 Doppeltaf. m. Plänen, 4. Auflage). - Die Mitteilungen in «Separatabdrucken aus der Photographischen Correspondenz» 1889 bis 1895. 1800 gr. Schlagworte: Photographie - Phototechnik [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lehrbuch der Gefängniskunde ( Erste Auflage 1889 ) unter Berücksichtigung der Kriminalstatistik und Kriminalpolitik. Von K. Krohne, Strafanstaltsdirektor in Berlin. Mit 15 Tafeln. Bedeutendes Werk mit allen 15 Tafeln

      Stuttgart, Ferdinand Enke, 1889. Erste Auflage 610 Seiten gebundene Ausgabe Guter Papierzustand, Vorbesitzeintrag a. Vorsatz, kleinere Bleistiftnotizen am inneren Deckel. Vorderes Gelenk schwach gelockert, nur selten und geringf. etwas altersfleckig, altergemäße leichte Lesespuren ( Gelegentliche leichte Randläsion, leichte Leseknickspur ) Die Doppelblatt Tafeln in gutem Zustand, hier teils schwache Eckknickspuren. Hinterer V.satz etwas fleckig. Der Leinenband etwas berieben, etwas fleckig, Ecken leicht bestoße,. Rückenkanten berieben , am unteren Kap.auf ca. 2 cm eingerissen, an beiden Kap. leicht angefranst. L35 Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        The Nursery Alice

      Macmillan And Co., London, 1889 Thomson, E. Gertrude; Tenniel, John (illustrator). First Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Containing Twenty Colored Enlargements from Tenniel's Illustrations to "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" with text adapted to Nursery Readers by Lewis Carroll. Pictorial boards, cloth spine. Very good condition. Twenty Color illustrations including frontis. No additional printings indicated. Dated 1889 on title page. No price. The People's edition. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        Die Baukunst Spaniens in ihren hervorragendsten Werken dargestellt.

       Dresden, Gilbers`sche königliche Hof-Buchhandlung J. Bleyl o. J. [ca. 1889-1898] 6 Bde. gr.-2°. Mit 187 photogr. Taf. in Lichtdruck u. 7 tlw. doppelbl.-gr. chromolith. Taf. OLn.-Mappen mit Goldpräg. 1 Mappe am Rü. einger. Stellenw. stockfl. 2 Farbtaf. leicht beschäd.Versand D: 4,00 EUR Architektur, Kunst, Spanien

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Letter Signed „G. Eiffel".

      Paris, 8 July 1889 - 8vo. 1 page. To Dr. Ramon de Luna, in French, sending a copy of the lecture on the Tower delivered by Eiffel at the School for Advanced Commercial Studies in addition to a copy of an article on Eiffel's work published in Les grandes usines de Turgan [neither present]. - On his personal stationery; horizontal fold; matted with a portrait and framed.

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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      [Tokyo 1889, Komuro]. Wood covers, grass paper covered, very. good, 20 feet long, 18 x 12.5 cm., accordion folded, color. woodblock printed by color by hand on hand-made paper. RARE. FIRST AND ONLY EDITION. A Shinto festival horizontal hand scroll, accordion folded book format. Beatifully, woodblock printed in color upon hand-made Washi paper. * Depicting the ancient religious festival to commemorate the Tokugawa Shogun's grave at Toshogu Shrine in Nikko. The work begins with a right to left reading of the story, two opposing pages equal one larger illustrated view of the procession. At the head of the august procession begins with soldiers carrying the Naginada or "long lance" bearers, followed by a Shishi or Lion Dog and Tora or Tiger costumed dancers, with three men per animal. Musicans playing the flute, women of the family, a horse-mounted Buddhist priest, and other court officials, flag bearers, archers, Samurai warriors in armour, Shinto women priests, masked Samurai, more horse-mounted officials, several empty planquins, drum and music corps, dancing monkeys, Shinto priests, more equistrian riders, Shinto orchestra, group of falconers with their birds in hand, table bearers, Buddhist priests. Then a series of three superbly decorated & most beautiful Mikoshi or portable Shinto shrines are carried by teams of men, followed by singers and groups of Samurai, flag-bearers and the like. * With Japanese title and colophon. * A truly unusual and spectacular folk-art celebration ! Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Manual of conchology, structural and systematic with illustrations of the species. Trochidae, Stomatiidae, Pleurotomariidae, Haliotidae. Vol. XI.

      Philadelphia, 1889, 8vo tutta tela, titolo al dorso, pp. 519 con 67 tav. lit.

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        Tullidge's Histories, (Volume II) containing the history of all the northern, eastern and western counties of Utah; also the counties of Southern Idaho with a biographical appendix of representative men and founders of the cities and counties; also a commercial supplement, historical. [THATCHER FAMILY COPY]

      Juvenile Instructor, Salt Lake City 1889 - vi, 440 (i.e. 540)p., [1]l., 372 (i.e. 362)pp. Quarto [25 cm] Full leather with decorative gilt stamped borders to boards. Title and bands gilt on the backstrip. Title gilt stamped on the front board. A.E.G. Fine. This is a very nice copy of a scarce work.Pages 537–540 of first paginated part are incorrectly numbered 437–440. Second part has half title: Biographies (supplemental volume). Pages 353–362 of second paginated part are incorrectly numbered 363–372 Short cut inscription in ink that has been affixed to the second free endsheet "This book was given to mother by dear Grandmother Thatcher." This inscription is covering the signature of Mrs. Luna Y. Thatcher (presumably "Grandmother Thatcher"). Eunice Caroline Young Thatcher (1842-1922) was the Daughter of Brigham and Mary Ann Angel Young, and the wife of the prominent Logan resident, George Washington Thatcher (1840-1902). Tullidge's scarcest and most ambitious volume in his series of histories and biographies. Intended as a companion volume to his History of Salt Lake City, this volume covers the rest of the state and Southern Idaho. Much on the Park City mines, Summit County, Ogden Logan and the other northern regions of the state. Numerous Full page illustrations and engravings. Flake/Draper 9045 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Navajo Woman with a Rug

      1939. Painting on silk. Signed and dated lower left. 21.5 x 16.5 inches. From the biography by Michael Anderson: James Perry Wilson, known to his family and friends as Perry, was born on August 13th 1889 in Newark New Jersey. When James Perry Wilson was laid off from his architectural job in 1932, he went right to work at his passion, painting his favorite spots in Westchester and Monhegan. Of the 269 dated plein air paintings spanning from 1918 to 1974 that I have documented in private collections and in museums, 58 are from 1932-1934, the two year period before he began to work at the American Museum of Natural History. A mystery from this time is that Wilson took a class in 1932 at the Arts Student League with John Carlson. This is the only painting class to my knowledge ever taken by Wilson. He was 43 years old and had already been painting in his mature painting style for decades

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        Die Kunst der Fliegenfischerei auf Forellen und Aschen in Deutschland und Oesterreich.

      Weimar, Voigt 1889; 2. Aufl.; 180 Seiten mit 1 kol. Titelkupfer, 4 kol. lith. Tafeln und mehreren Textholzstichen; Originalleinwandeinband mit goldgeprägter Deckelvignette (Einband gering bestoßen, Innengelenke unauffällig mit farblich angepaßtem Leinen verstärkt, innen vereinzelt [meist nur die transparenten Deckblätter] etwas stockfleckig; die erste Lange wurde [nicht sichtbar] neu eingehängt; gutes Exemplar) Standartwerk über das Fliegenfischen. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Angeln

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        Plutarch's Works Miscellanies & Essays Comprising all His Works Collected under the Title of "Morals" Five Volumes

      Little Brown. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1889. Hardcover. 3/4 Calf, gilt decorated spines with raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers, gilt top page edges. A beautiful set .

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        Die Bäume und Sträucher des Waldes. In botanischer und forstwirthschaftlicher Beziehung. 1. Abtheilung: Die Nadelhölzer; 2. Abtheilung: Die Laubhölzer/Kätzchenträger; 3. Abtheilung: Die Laubhölzer/ Die nicht Kätzchen tragenden Laubhölzer.

      Wien, Ed. Hölzel 1889-99. 3 Teile in 2 Bänden (so vollständig), 200 S. - 148 S. - 140 S. S. mit zahlreichen Textfiguren und 60 chromolithogr. Tafeln nach Aquarellen von W. Liepolt, 4°, illustriertes Original-Leinen, Titel mit Namensstempel, Schnitt und innen leicht braun- oder stockfleckig, Hinterdeckel von Band 1 mit kleinem Fleck, insgesamt gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar, Nissen BBI 845. - Einzige Ausgabe in vollständiger Lieferung. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Botanik, Forstwirtschaft, illustrierte Bücher

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        Von der Ursache, dem Princip und dem Einen. Aus dem Italienischen übersetzt und mit erläuternden Anmerkungen versehen von Adolf Lasson. Zweite Auflage.

      Heidelberg, Georg Weiss, 1889. 8°. 184 S., Halbleinenband der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückentitel. Einband berieben. Exlibris auf dem Vorsatz. Dieser mehrfach gestempelt. Seitren gebräunt und mit Blei- sowie Buntstiftmarginalien. Einige Blätter am Rand beschnitten (kein Textverlust). Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Kopernikus, Unendlichkeit des Weltalls, Philosophie, L.

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        TRAITÉ D'OPTIQUE. [3 volumes].

      1889 - Paris, Gauthier-Villars, Masson, 1889-93. Trois volumes grand in-8 (175 X 257) demi-chagrin havane foncé, cinq nerfs filetés à froid, caissons à froid ornés d'un fleuron doré, auteur, titre et tomaison dorés (reliure de l'époque). Tome I : VIII-638 pages, 2 planches dépliantes - Tome II : VI-643 pages - Tome III : (2) ff. de faux-titre et titre, 692 pages. Coiffe supérieure et début de fente au mors supérieur du tome III, restaurés ; la teinte du dos du tome III est plus foncée. ÉDITION ORIGINALE de ce MAGISTRAL TRAITÉ contenant 2 PLANCHES dépliantes gravées sur vélin fort par C. Legros et E. Morieu : «Spectre prismatique et spectre normal du Soleil » et «Triangle des couleurs », ainsi que de très nombreuses figures dans le texte. Eleuthère Elie Nicolas MASCART (1837-1908), physicien français, fut pendant 36 ans titulaire de la chaire de Physique générale et expérimentale au Collège de France. «Au travail de ses recherches et de son enseignement qui lui avaient donné de l'optique une connaissance si complète, il ajouta l'effort de publier, entre 1889 et 1893, alors qu'il était déjà pris par d'autres préoccupations, son magistral "Traité d'optique", en trois gros volumes, où il a dépouillé, ordonné et exposé avec une clarté parfaite l'oeuvre d'un siècle sur un sujet difficile et fécond. C'est vraiment l'ouvrage le plus complet que nous possédions sur l'Optique physique, le bilan de la théorie ondulatoire telle que l'avaient conçue Fresnel et ses précurseurs. » (Paul Langevin, "Annales de l'École des Mines"). Exemplaire en bel état, conservé dans sa solide reliure de l'époque et au corps d'ouvrage très frais. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Geschichte der Königlich Preußischen Fahnen und Standarten seit dem Jahre 1807,

      - 1. + 2. Band. Berlin, Verlag Mittler & Sohn, 1889, Gebundene Ausgabe, Halbledereinband, Großformat, 529 + 408 Seiten, 16 Farbtafeln mit Fahnen, Standarten und Fahnenbändern, Einbände, insbesondere Rücken berieben, Zustand 2- (T266) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Helmut Weitze]
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        Fünf Schlösser. Altes und Neues aus Mark Brandenburg.

      Wilhelm Hertz, Berlin 1889 - 8vo. VII, 468 S., 2 Bl. Rotbraune OLwd. m. ornamentaler Schwarzprägung am Deckel u. Rücken sowie goldenem Titelschild u. Rückentitel. Geäderter Schnitt. Florale Vorsatzpapiere. WG 31. - Erste Ausgabe. - Später wurde der Titel den "Wanderungen durch die Mark Brandenburg" angefügt. - Kanten etw. bestoßen, Deckel minimal fleckig. Exlibris v. 1919 im Innendeckel. Wenige einzelne schwache Stockflecke, meist im Rande, vorwiegend sauber u. wohlerhalten. Insgesamt ein schönes, wohlerhaltenes Ex. in einer aufwendig eigens hergestellten Geschenk-Kassette m. Schließe. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Düwal]
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        Lehrbuch der Praktischen Pflanzenkunde in Wort und Bild für Schule und Haus für Gebildete aller Stände. Vierte Auflage.

      Hoffmann`scheVerlagsbuchhandlung Stuttgart 1889 XLIV, 96 Seiten. Oln, Kleinfolio. Mit über 1000 kolorierten Abbildungen auf 61 Tafeln in Doppelfolio. Inhalt : I Spezielle Botanik mit Kryptogamen und blattbildenden Kryptogamen. II: Phanerogamen mit Feld und Wiesenpflanzen , dem Wald, dem Garten. Dargestellt werden unter anderem Pilze, Flechten, Moose Schwämme, Gräser, Hülsenfrüchte, Korn, Arzneipflanzen, Giftpflanzen, Obstbäume und Obststräucher, Zierpflanzen, Stauden, Schlingpflanzen, Blumenzwiebeln, Ausländische Pflanzen. Der Einband ist etwas berieben, gering fleckig. Der Rücken ist leicht angeplatzt, Kapitale defekt. Bindung gelockert. Innen Besitzvermerk, Papier durchgehend etwas gebräunt, gelegentlich leicht fleckig. Die sehr schönen Doppelfoliotafeln mit den handkolorierten Abbildungen von farbfrischer, sauberer Erhaltung. ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Pflanzen, Botanik, Pilze, Flechten, Moose Schwämme, Gräser, Hülsenfrüchte, Korn, Arzneipflanzen, Giftpflanzen, Obstbäume und Obststräucher, Zierpflanzen, Stauden, Schlingpflanzen, Blumenzwiebeln, Ausländische Pflanzen

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        A Manikin of Superimposed Diagramatic Plates showing thoroughly the Embalmers' Anatomical Guide: Anatomy of the System & paying Particular attention to Blood-Circulation. Designed to Assist in Embalming Operations, Reference & Demonstration. Constructed under the supervision of J. Suydam Knox, M.D., Rush Medical College, Chicago, D.W. Graham, M.D., Cook County Hospital & Presbyterian Hospital, J.E. Owens, M.D., Chicago Medical College & St. Luke’s Hospital.

      Chicago: Western Publishing House. Very Good. [1889]. Multi-layered chromolithographic plates on coated stock of Torso, Head, Eye, Ear, Upper & Lower Extremities, Male Genital Organs (in all phases), Female Pelvic Organs. Wear to corners of folder, else fine, with all movables intact. ; Folio .

      [Bookseller: Old Florida Bookshop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA]
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        The Poetical Works. 16 volumes complete.

      London; Smith Elder & Co 1889 - Sixteen volumes, small 8vo, 5 frontispieces, contemporary brown calf, the boards with gilt roll, the spine with gilt decorated raised bands, one red and one black lettering piece, the compartments gilt panelled with large gilt flower at centre and leaves in corners, text block edges marbled, inner gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers. Letter tipped in on front free endpaper of volume 1 addressed to Inigo Pease about the set to be sent from a London bookseller as a gift from Horace Davey [Wikipedia: Horace Davey, Baron Davey QC (30 August 1833 – 20 February 1907) was an English judge and Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons in two periods between 1880 and 1892. Davey was the greatest barrister of the late Victorian period. Historians have similarly assessed his contributions to judicial decisions as remaining important a century later.] Spines very slightly faded, else a near fine and certainly handsome library set. Will want extra postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Staniland (Booksellers) P.B.F.A.]
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        Farmers' Bulletin, June 1889 - December 1921

      Washington: Government Printing Office, 1889-1921. Leather Bound. Fair. 43 volumes. 23 cm. Many illustrations, diagrams, maps and photographs. Nicely bound in half leather. Marbled edges match endpapers. Owners' names on spines. Minor scuffing. Minor rubbing to edges and corners bumped. Pages clean and clear. Missing bulletins: 117-126, 201-226, 249-251, 351, 376, 399-400, 426-475, 575-600, 751-800. A tremendous source of historic information on all manner of agricultural topics.

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      London: Macmillan, 1889. Carroll, Lewis (Charles L[utwidge] Dodgson). SYLVIE AND BRUNO [With:] SYLVIE AND BRUNO CONCLUDED. London: Macmillan, 1889 & 1893. First Editions. A perfectly matched VERY FINE, fresh set. Much is made by those in commerce about having SYLVIE AND BRUNO CONCLUDED in original dust jacket, yet it surely must be one of the most common 19th century dust jackets available (at any given time, one can usually find eight or ten online). What matters here is that the 1889 SYLVIE AND BRUNO is a stunning copy to match its 1893 sequel, a truly uncommon opportunity. The author considered these books to be his magnum opus and, having worked on them for over twenty years, was quite disappointed to be met with poor sales by a Victorian public seemingly desperate for another Alice. While it may be tempting to see these first editions as ideal door stops based on their length and ubiquitous presence in rare book catalogues, they are genuinely worthy of any decent Lewis Carroll collection and, in this condition, hopefully irresistible! Housed in an especially nice double slipcase.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. VERY FINE. Illus. by Harry Furniss.

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        Photo Album]: Canary Islands, Madeira, Bermuda, and the Caribbean

      Various 1889 - Large folio. Half leather ruled in gilt and paper covered boards. Boards stained and rubbed, internal foxing, some fading to some images but overall very good. 114 mostly larger albumen prints, mounted on card leaves (between one and four to a page; usually two), and numbered on the leaves below the image (the album is numbered to 120, with space left for the other six images, but those spaces are unnumbered and with no evidence that the images were ever mounted in the volume). Image sizes range mostly between 4" x 6" and 9" x 12". A fair number of the images have captions in the image, many others are captioned in ink on the mount. A wonderful album that begins in Portugal with nine images of the Coast of Funchal in Madeira (harbor views, various images of the public gardens, "bullock cart," and two men bearing a woman lying in a hammock), nine of Tenerife in the Canary Islands (La Laguna, Mount Teide, harbor views with ships, massive dragon tree,), and the Azores (two photos creating a panorama of the Ponta Delgada harbor, Church of St. Sebastian, hot springs, baths at Furnas); and then extends to several islands in the West Indies including 23 of Trinidad (Port of Spain, dock views, ice house, botanical gardens, date palms, government house, water works, and pitch lakes), 21 of Bermuda ("Devil's Hole" on the north coast, Mullet Bay in Tucker's Town, lily fields, stone quarry, floating dock, Princess Hotel), 17 of Jamaica (Kingston Harbor, Kingston street scenes, fruit sellers, barracks at Newcastle, Hamilton sugar workers), nine of Barbados (Bridgetown, cabbage palms, arrowroot mills, "Negroes Houses," sugar cane harvesting, collection and processing), four of Cuba (Havana, taxi driver, policeman, tobacco plantation), three each of the Bahamas ("convicts at work," sponge shipping), St. Lucia (harbor), two of St. Thomas (sailing ships), one of Martinique (harbor), and concluding with three of the harbor in Plymouth, England (lighthouse and sound). Near the end are also a group of portraits, possibly commercial images, of native islanders captioned below: "Negress," "Mulatto," Quadroon," "Native with 'Fer de lance [snake],'" and "Women wearing Capote."Of the 114 photographs only about a dozen can be credited. Seven of the images from Tenerife are marked in the negative "J.H.T.E." While little is could be found about J.H.T.E., our research did turned up an auction record for an album sold in the late '90s containing several of his images of Gran Canaria, and as well as a letter credited to the same initials in a 1876 issue of *The British Journal of Photography* asking about transporting dry photographic plates over long distances.The other photographer that can be identified is Jacob Frank Coonley, a sign painter turned photography from New York who, with partner George Bernard, worked for Matthew Brady for several years during the Civil War. Following the conflict he worked photographing railroad construction in Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia for the military, then in 1880 he worked with theatrical portraitist J.M. Moran, before relocating to Nassau in the Bahamas in 1889. While only three photographs are credited to "J.F. Coonley," we suspect three additional images of nearby Cuba might also be his workAn exceptional album of photographs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Ballad of Dead Men's Bay.

      Printed privately. 1889 - Half title. Uncut in orig. drab paper wrappers, sewn as issued. FINE. In sl. rubbed half morocco slip-case. 14pp. 5 copies only on Copac; 2 copies recorded at auction since 1976. Wise 91; Carter & Pollard, p.290; Barker & Collins, pp 226-27. One of ten pamphlets exonerated by Carter & Pollard in An Enquiry . but ?now condemned as forgeries? Described by Wise as being uniform with The Bride?s Tragedy (1889), Barker & Collins conclude therefore that both are certainly piracies and possibly forgeries. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jarndyce, The 19th Century Booksellers]
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        A Yankee in King Arthur's Court

      Charles L. Webster, US 1889 - New York, Charles L. Webster, 1889. Hardback first edition and first impression. First issue with the 'S' ornament. Fine copy with a little rubbing to the corners. Bookeller's sticker to rear. Joints intact which is often not the case. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia Books. ABA, ILAB]
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      London: George Routledge and Sons, Limited, [c.1889]. Octavo (19cm); blue-gray cloth with beveled edges, with titling and pictorial elements stamped in gilt, black, red, and yellow on spine and front cover; pale yellow endpapers; all edges gilt; wood-engraved frontispiece, 448pp. Some pinpoint wear to extremities, else a fresh, Fine copy with the decorative elements entirely unrubbed. Attractive stereotyped reprint of the 1883 Routledge edition (see Gilson E64), printed for 'The Ruby Series.' One of the more attractive editions issued by Routledge during the 1870s-1880s, and compared to those issued in illustrated wrappers or glazed paper boards, the one that held up best over time (see Todd, Janet. Jane Austen in Context, p.130). The printers, Woodfall & Kinder, 70 to 76 Long Acre, are recorded at this address by P.A.H. Brown in 1889. An attractive and well-preserved copy.

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        Folk-lore Brésilien [folklore]

      Paris, Perrin 1889 - Préface du prince Roland Bonaparte. 1a. ed. de 100 exemplaires numérotés (celui-ci n. 76) sur Hollande. Broché, 13x19cm, 272p. Avec des partitions musicales. Couverture un peu fatiguée. Pages immaculées. Premier livres sur le folklore brésilien. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The book of Mormon: An account written by the hand of Mormon, upon plates taken from the plates of Nephi fifth electrotype edition

      Liverpool: George Teasdale 12mo (17.2 cm, 6.75"). xii, 623 pp.. 1889 Fifth electrotype edition" of Orson Pratt's revised British edition. A leaflet by Elder B.H. Roberts, entitled "Analysis of the Book of Mormon: Suggestions to the Reader," is laid in. Provenance: Front free endpaper with inked gift inscription reading "Compliments of Jos. W. McMurrin / July 19th 1896." Joseph William McMurrin (1858–1932), a Mormon missionary and general authority, served as one of the seven presidents of the First Quorum of Seventy. Publisher's textured blue cloth, framed in blind, spine with gilt-stamped title; binding unobtrusively rebacked, showing virtually no wear. Hinges (inside) reinforced. Front free endpaper with inscription as above.

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        L\'uomo delinquente in rapporto all\'anthropologia, alla giurisprudenza ed alle discipline carcerarie. 2 vols. Vol.1: Delinquente-nato e pazzo morale. Vol.2: Delinquente epilettico, d\'impeto, pazzo e criminaloide.

      Bocca Torino, 1889. 4. Aufl. lix+660, 581 S. Cloth fest gebunden With 46 plates and numerous text figures. New library binding. Paper mildly foxed. Vol.2: 1 plate torn, mended with sticky tape.Guter Zustand/ Good Ex-Library. Versand D: 3,99 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Haker GmbH & Co. KG]
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        Traité de mécanique céleste

      1889 - 4 vol. grand de I: X, 474pp. Paris, Gauthier-Villars, 1889-1896, in-4, 4 vol. grand de I: X, 474pp. - II: XIV, 552pp. - III: IX, (1bl), 427, (1bl)pp. - IV: XII, 548pp, demi-chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs (rel. de l'ép.), PREMIERE EDITION. Très important ouvrage qui est une mise à jour de la théorie de Laplace. T.1: Perturbation des planètes d'après la méthode de la variation des constantes arbitraires. T.2: Théorie de la figure des corps célestes et de leur mouvement de rotation. T.3: Exposé de l'ensemble des théories relatives au mouvement de la lune. T.4: Théorie des satellites de Jupiter et de Saturne. Félix Tisserand (1845-1896) fut directeur de l'Observatoire de Paris en 1892. Exemplaire bien complet de les feuillets d'errata placés à la fin des tomes II, III et IV. Quelques corrections manuscrites un feuillé déboité dans le tome II. Ex libris manuscrit "A. Lebeuf, Avril 1910", sur les pages de faux titres. Ce remarquable exemplaire a donc appartenu à monsieur Auguste Lebeuf (1859-1929), directeur de l'Observatoire de Besançon, qui occupa ce poste et la chaire d' astronomie de la Faculté des Sciences de Besançon de 1903, jusqu'à sa mort. Comme le souligne Emile Picard, dans l'hommage qu'il rend à Monsieur Lebeuf, à l'Académie des sciences, le 17 juillet 1929, ses premiers travaux, se rapportaient à la Mécanique Céleste : "un d'eux traite de certains polynomes rencontrés par Hansen et Tisserand dans le développement de la fonction perturbatrice, quand l'excentricité ou l'inclinaison atteint une valeur notable,comme il arrive pour les comètes et certains astéroïdes" [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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